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francisco. this is that standoff near castro. let's here what they have to say. >> i don't have the relationship. >> thank you. >> you're welcome. >> okay. stand by here. >> sure. >> one minute out. >> we have the live -- >> are you hearing anything? >> okay. all right. it looks like the news conference just wrapped up right now, but what we can tell you because we were monitoring it as it was going on, there was a woman who was shot, this happened at 15th and beaver in that area there, it has been cordoned off. pete is standing by ready to go live for us as well, he just heard that. we know that a woman has been shot, there was an armed man inside one of the apartments in that area and that's why they've told people to stay inside. >> pete is preparing a report, we will have it for you in just a moment. let's get your monday started with a check of the weather.
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>> we do start out with nice cool temperatures around the bay area and it will be a fairly warm afternoon. we are right now at 62 degrees in the peninsula as we look live in daly city for the peninsula and tri-valley. live from pleasant ton 58 degrees, 55 in the north bay and we also see those low clouds looking at san francisco, 55 degrees there and our highs this afternoon will reach into the mid 90s for concord, antioch up to 96 degrees, morgan hill 95, san jose in the upper 80s. palo alto will be at 84, oakland 76 and 70 today in san francisco. our temperatures ramp up several more degrees tomorrow, i will talk more about this coming up in a few minutes. mike starts up out with a traffic break. >> the sig alert issued by chp look at most of your bay is moving well, a couple pronounced slow downs as well, but the north bay update the good enough and i have to cover this the crash was completely cleared from the roadway, this one northbound 101 has completely
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cleared the roadway. heading away from the golden gate bridge. heading southbound 880 we still have your two middle lanes blocked by a crash at ten son and possibly a second moving to the shoulder as you pass by highway 92. that's a tough corridor from san leandro down towards union city for the nimitz freeway. farther east south 680 slows down through pleasanton. a crash in the center divide as you pass by sunol boulevard. the east bay and tri-valley are more of a concern. >> we will get right back to that breaking news out of san francisco. police on the scene of a standoff. we had been bringing you live updates since 4:30. started as a shooting, a woman was shot just before midnight, "today in the bay's" pete suratos live at the scene near the castro. we understand some police officers just briefed about the situation and you have new information. >> reporter: good morning to you, scott. we just got that information from san francisco police and the updates since our last
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report we know that there was a woman who was shot and transported to the hospital but we are talking about a standoff that's been taking place since roughly about 11:45 p.m. we're standing on castro street, behind me a 15th street. that's one of the streets where it's blocked off as that standoff continues right up the block. the 2500 block of 15th street. we just got briefed from san francisco police, they're saying shots fired roughly 11:45 p.m. last night. they located a male in this area on that block up there on 15th street. when they tried to make contact with him they're saying he locked himself inside of his home. we are not sure at this time if that is his home, but they're currently negotiating with the suspects but that new piece of information is that we know now that a woman was injured through all of this and was transported to hospital and they don't know the extent of her injuries at this time. we will take you guys back out here live, we're seeing san francisco fire department unit leaving the scene but we see a number of police units here on the scene and we will continue
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to monitor the situation of course on that block, there is a shelter in place for folks there as that standoff continues as well as on beaver street down the way here. we will give you more updates as they come in. we're live in san francisco, pete suratos for "today in the bay." 6:04 right right now. happening today a watchdog group plans to file a legal complaint against google accusing the company of gathering information from consumers without giving people an option to opt out. >> "today in the bay's" rick boone is at google headquarters in mountain view with google's response to the accusations. >> reporter: good morning to you both. yeah, you know, for anyone that uses that search bar on their google page, well, and you do online shopping you might want to know about this. this watchdog group is called the electronic privacy information center, they are asking google to do a full investigation of their practices of how you use google. this is in the point we got from
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the "washington post." according to what's going happen this morning, google is gathering credit and debit purchase records of u.s. consumers. this without revealing how they got that info or giving our consumers a way to opt out. google says the program helps prove effectiveness on online ads but critics worry that the information could call into the wrong hands. now, google is insisting any information that you put into a google website they are not sharing with any of their partners and just in case you want to be sure that your information is not given out there google said you can go into the settings, the activity seddings, the settings of your google page and opt out of all that information according to them, but this morning that group their acronym is phone as e.p.i.c., they will be filing that suit against google, against those practices. so stay tuned. in the meantime we're live in mountain view, rick boone for
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"today in the bay." >> happening today we're expect to go hear details about a report that found an oakland city council member violated city ethics rules. >> they find lynnette gibson mcelheney broke ethics rules in 2014 when she interfered to stop construction of a proposed housing development next to her home. the commission is scheduled to present that report during a special meeting tonight at city hall at 6:30. a follow-up on a story we broke on nbc bay area over the weekend. many questions remain unanswered this morning in connection with the death of a 54-year-old milpitas man. his body was found early saturday morning at windsor street near calaveras boulevard in milpitas. all police are telling us is that they considered this a homicide case but they are not saying why. the man's identity is not being released either and there is no one in custody. >> authorities are trying to determine if a weekend smash and grab jewelry robbery is expected
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to other similar crimes. three masked thieves targeted the novato costco they grabbed thousands of dollars in jewelry before taking off in a waiting car. this is the fourth time in two months the bay area costco jewelry departments have been targeted in the same way. each time by three masked chiefs. we're going to do what we can to identify the suspects. we will work with outside agencies that have experienced the same incident and see if we can't collaborate. >> the other thefts happened in danville and foster city. in all those cases three masked thieves carried out nearly identical crimes without showing any weapons. happening today senator john mccain is back in arizona to begin treatment for his brain tumor. doctors discovered the tumor earlier this month when they were removing a blood clot above his eye. he was diagnosed with glioblastoma, an aggressive form of brain cancer, despite the diagnosis the senator flew to
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washington to cast deciding votes blocking republican efforts to repeal obamacare. today he will begin radiation and chemotherapy treatment at the mayo center in phoenix. we're back live to washington, d.c. this morning where president trump will swear in his new chief of staff this morning. >> "today in the bay's" tracie potts live in washington. this comes as several issues bear down on the white house, russia, north korea, healthcare, you name it. >> right. and general jon kelley will have to deal with all of that, he will become official in about 20 minutes or so from now. we are supposed to get a look at that swearing in ceremony and then meetings to introduce as the new man in charge. >> law and order behind the scenes at the white house this morning. first on the president's agenda today, swearing in his new chief of staff. former homeland security secretary general jon kelley. >> i think he will bring some
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order and discipline to the west wing. >> ensuring that everybody who works at the white house is on the president's agenda. >> that agenda includes healthcare. after failing to repeal the affordable care act three times last week the senate's top republican says he's ready to move on, but the president is not, tweeting, don't give us, republican senators, the world is watching. >> the president will not accept those who said it's, quote, time to move on. he wants to help the millions of americans who have suffered. >> president trump is ready to move on from russia investigations and will reportedly sign new sanctions. plus the threat from north korea is more urgent now after reports of another missile test. >> to have a trajectory which as of the latest analysis would enable it to go about 6,000 miles and maybe even hit as far east as chicago. we can't have that. >> how to stop it now under new
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management. >> and we will be watching closely to see what we believe is the first face-to-face between president trump and his attorney general since the president became very public and vocal about his criticism of jeff sessions for stepping back from the russia investigation. back to you. >> that could be a tense meeting. tracie, thanks. 6:10. dangerous conditions at bay area beaches. two tropical storms in the pacific are causing stronger currents and unpredictable waves. the waves will affect beaches from sonoma county to monterey county. beaches in southern california have already closed because of the massive waves. the dangerous conditions will last through about 11:00 tonight. it's 6:10 as we take a live look outside in san jose on this monday morning, we will have some mostly clear skies and then as we go through the day high temperatures reaching into the upper 80s. look at the temperature trend, we start out at 70 at 10:00, up to 88 degrees by 4:00.
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i will have a look at the complete microclimate forecast coming up, but mike says there is a tough drive in the east bay. >> a potentially tough drive for the tri-valley, i think we have better news. most of the bay green sensors, south 680 we have this crash, chp says they are not worried about lanes blocked because they are in the center divide, in towards sonoma out of pleasanton. the nimitz freeway south 880 jammed from san leandro past the shoulder at 92 towards the trash on ten son lanes. from 238 down to highway 84 the dumb barton bridge over 40 minutes. back to you. up next school safety concerns, the reason two east bay school districts are facing lawsuits allegedly for not doing enough to protect students from sexual assault. plus the force is strong in san diego. the city's new tribute to "star wars" actor mark hamill.
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good monday morning. it is 6:14. we wake up with some clouds as we take a live look outside in palo alto and our temperatures start out nice and cool. we will be at 67 degrees at 10:00 this morning, in the upper 70s by lunchtime and that's where we should be for this time of year, but it continues to go up from there. reaching into the low 80s. a nice day today but warming up
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tomorrow. we will talk about all of the numbers coming up in about five minutes. and these travel times getting bigger for the southbound 880. that crash still in lanes at tennison, that's a problem for the east bay. thank you very much. kari and mike. it's a quarter after 6:00 right now. a follow-up on a story we've been reporting on for really a few years now. a lawsuit has been filed against a union city school district after a third grade teacher was convicted of molesting students. you may recall this case michael howie, he taught at alvarado elementary school. he was sent to prison in 2013 for molesting nine students. now the east bay times is reporting one of the victims is suing the new haven unified school district which employed that teacher. the suit argues the district knew about the teacher's behavior but did nothing about it. the faa reportedly getting closer to a plan to reduce airplane noise over some bay area cities. the agency recently released a report on noise reduction recommendations for planes
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flying into the bay area. the report focuses primarily on flights arriving at sfo and palo alto is among those cities feeling the impact. one solution involves a new flight path for incoming planes. faa leaders now have to decide which recommendation to enact. there is no set timetable on when they might do that. business and tech news now, you might want to leave the cellphone home the next time you take a trip to hawaii. >> let's check in with landon dowdy. that i would be willing to do if i was going to hawaii, landon. >> why to you need a phone when you have those views. good monday morning. wall street is poised to start the week off on a positive note, the markets were mixed last week amid several big earnings reports and the feds decision to leave interest rates unchanged. investors will get several pieces of economic data this week including the key jobs report out on friday, also look for more earnings including apple, which reports tomorrow.
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on friday the dow rose 33 points to 21,830, the nasdaq slipped seven points to 63.74. sprint is looking for a merger partner but charter communications says it's not interested in buying the wireless provider. sprint's parent company soft bank is reportedly exploring whether it will still make a takeover offer for charter or renew merger talks with t-mobile. it wants to create this one stop shop for internet and phone service to compete with the likes of verizon and at&t. >> and if you are planning a hawaiian vacation put down that phone. starting in october you could get a fine in honolulu for looking at your phone or electronic device when you've crossed the street. the city's mayor says the measure is a reminder for people to use common sense so they don't become a statistic. the fine is $15 to $35 for the first offense. scott and laura, kind of like the modern day j walking ticket
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i guess. >> i guess so. i will hang out on the beach if i have to. >> thanks, landon. a new honor for actor mark hamill, the "star wars" star now has a street named after him in southern california. mark hamill drive dedicated yesterday at the san diego neighborhood where he lived as a kid. he is best known as playing luke skywalker in the original "star wars" trilogy. i didn't know this. hamill went to nine schools in 12 years as a kid because his father was a naval officer. he spent the longest amount of time, four years, in san diego. >> that's pretty cool. >> do you know who his father was? holy cow. >> i didn't know that guy was a naval officer. >> when your dad says go, you go. >> submarine breathing. >> very good. very good. >> all right. monday morning, going to get through it. it's going to be warm later this week. >> yes, it's really going to be hot in some parts of the bay area and we are going to try to enjoy today knowing what's ahead as we go through the rest of the
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week and it's monday, too. as we get a live look outside right now at the golden gate bridge you can see that the top of the tower is still shrouded in the low clouds and fog but still the drivers are making it across okay without using the windshield wipers. as we get a look at our temperatures now as you get ready to head out the door we are mostly in the upper 50s, now 60 degrees in san jose and the seven-day forecast is up at the bottom of the screen, you can see we will have some 90s, mid 90s in the forecast as we head into tomorrow as well as wednesday. we're going to be there today in morgan hill, up to 95 degrees, cupertino know topping out at 90 degrees, east bay, oakland, 76, livermore today at 95 degrees and 84 in palo alto while daly city will see the high temperature of 64. outer sunset at 65 in the mission district today 72 degrees, lower 90s for sonoma and point reyes reaching 71 degrees for the north bay.
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if you're going out to the battle of the bay this evening it's going to be a nice one, it will be in the upper 60s with mostly clear skies and lower 60s later on this evening and going golfing in the tri-valley today make sure your tee time it early. by early afternoon already in the mid 80s, mid 90s today for 3:00 to 4:00, we will be at 94 degrees. the high heat is what we will be talking about over the next few days as our valleys and the hills will be the hottest, our air quality will be going down and the fire danger will be increasin increasing. we will be watching out for a chance of thunder and lightning on thursday and we are not the only ones dealing with this heat. portland and seattle could be setting all time record high temperatures up to 107 and we will have heat advisories kicking in tomorrow and wednesday. looking at san francisco's high staying in the upper 70s while the valleys will be up to 102 tomorrow and once again that chance of some thunder and lightning on thursday. heading over to mike now, you're
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still tracking what's happening in hayward and sonoma. >> we're seeing a build for your morning commute which is overall pretty light look. most of the bay is green. that's the good news. we had the crash 680 sunol, it's out of the lanes, a little throwing there. over here south 880 with a number of crashes. the earliest one cleared at tennison, but the latest one now around winston. we have yet again three crashes through that same area between 238 and union city. that adds to your travel times. let me show you what we can do with your waze system. i will show you how to be on our team. three routes mapped out, two of them different, but look at dramatically different, the blue and purple times -- the purple route tames you out of the big bag slowing. make sure on your phone you have selected our waze team by clicking on your magnifying glass and getting to your profile. collect sh team, nbc bay area wazers. back to you. it's 6:21.
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coming up next, nutrition nightmare, we break down the list of the most unhealthy restaurant dishes in the country. he used a coupon and gets taxed but isn't sure in that's right. i'm kris ga mora. nbc bay area responds next. we continue to cover breaking news in san francisco. pete suratos will join us at 6:30. he's tweeting updates like this. follow him @pete suratos tv.
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welcome back, it's 6:25. are you hungry because this morning the new extreme eating list reveals the most unhealthy restaurant dishes in the country. >> the nonprofit and absolutely no fun center for the science in the public interest released a list a few hours ago highlighting restaurant meals that contain a lot of salt and sugar and saturated fat and cholesterol. >> everything you love. so here ask a look at some of the winners on this year's list. the cheeseburger omelette from i hop, that sounds light. what about the 950 calorie flying gorilla cocktail from the cheese take factory. the 2400 calorie ultimate spoke house combo from chili's and the 2300 pasta in a poll tan in a from the cheesecake factory.
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if you get the cake and one of the dishes we have to roll you out of there. >> nbc bay area responds to a san francisco man who wondered if he was overcharged sales fax. >> consumer investigators chris chmura joins us with the answer. >> he bought eye drops at walgreens for $11.99 at the checkout the clerk offered him a $4 off coupon. he noticed when he was charged the sales tax he was charged based on $11.99 not the $7.99 he paid. he asked us if he was overcharged. we called the state board that collects sales tax, they explained with manufacturers coupons the sales tax is based on the full price but if it's a store coupon the sales tax is based on the discounted price. walgreens confirmed it was a manufacturers coupon, it says, yes, the customer pays any sales tax. so, yes, he paid the correct
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sales tax. if you have a consumer question let us know. 888-996-tips on online at nbcbayarea.com/responds. chris, thanks. >> read that fine print. 6:27 coming up next on "today in the bay" a popular south bay restaurant closed this morning after a car slammed into it. how restaurant workers are trying to make a little light of the situation. we're continuing to gather information at this active scene near the castro district as police try to negotiate with the shooting suspect barricaded inside of the home up this hill. i will tell you what police are kelg knee on the ground coming up next. you're watching "today in the bay." t on the ground coming up . you're watching "today in the bay." e on the ground coming up . you're watching "today in the bay." l on the ground coming up next. you're watching "today in the bay." l on the ground coming up next. you're watching "today in the bay." i on the ground coming up next. you're watching "today in the bay." ng on the ground coming up next. you're watching "today in the bay." on the ground coming up next. you're watching "today in the bay." m on the ground coming up next. you're watching "today in the bay." e on the ground coming up next. you're watching "today in the bay." who are these people?
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canada's rocky mountains await. call your travel agent or rocky mountaineer for special offers now. right now at 6:30 on your monday morning we are getting ready for another hot week ahead. especially for the inland areas. look at the sun already bearing down overlooking downtown san jose this morning. enjoy your morning, it's going to crank up weather wise, heatwise. thanks for joining us, i'm laura garcia-cannon. >> and i'm scott mcgrew. sam brock has the day off. but kari does not. let's check in with her. >> and today will actually be the coolest day of the week for much of the bay area. we're starting out with a high temperature in san francisco today up to 70 degrees and then 78 degrees tomorrow. more the inland valleys 95 today and look at this, we will be up to 102 degrees tomorrow for some of those areas, dangerous heat
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camping up. then we will have a chance of some lightning. i will talk about all of that coming up in a few minutes. mike is focusing on hayward. >> i'm glad you were surprised about i that lightning, too. looking over toward hayward, a smooth drive, we are not surprised to see the light peninsula, the south bay great as well. all of your issues focused in hayward, there have been a series of four or five crashes on the southbound side, the northbound side that crash did clear, it was a distraction. we have recovery right through this area, san leandro we have the build forming because all these folks coming off of castro alley and out of oakland so that's a problem. with he also have folks heading into the bay bridge toll plaza where the metering lights are on. no problems for the maze but we do have the metering lights. >> we will get back to breaking news out of san francisco. police have still at the scene of a standoff near the city's castro district. this started as a shooting just
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before employed knight. now people are told to stay in their homes. "today in the bay's" pete suratos has been live at the scene all morning and, pete, you have updates. >> reporter: good morning to you, scott. i just talked to san francisco police and they're telling us that s.w.a.t. team negotiators are right up this hill on 15th street and castro street so right up the hill at 15th street is where this situation is happening as that truck driving by. you can see now where police are stationed. now, they've been here since about 11:45 p.m. according to san francisco police and they're saying they responded to a shots fired call in this area and they're saying that they located a man -- well, there was a shooting suspect in that area who barricaded himself inside and that's where the negotiations are currently taking place. now, we do report in the last half hour as we can report right now there was a woman there that was injured that they transported to a hospital. now, we don't know exactly what the relationship is between that shooting suspect barricaded inside and the woman who was
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shot. that's all under investigation. you see the scene here live, you see this is where folks are being told to shelter in place on 15th street. that's the same situation to the west of us on beaver street. it's an active scene. i will continue to monitor the scene and monitor folks who might be affected on my social media accounts. live in san francisco, pete suratos for "today in the bay." at 6:33 right now a popular south bay restaurant hopes to reopen after a driver caused damage to the front entrance. this is a look at the aftermath from early yesterday morning, it happened at the los gatos café on north santa cruz avenue. authorities believe a brake malfunction caused a woman to crash her suv into the front door and patio. they haven't provided an update on the drivers injuries but the car had front end damage. we spoke with neighbors who came by that scene to view it. >> we thought, oh, they're remodeling, didn't know they needed to. and then when we came into the winery and said what are they doing next door, he said, well,
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somebody decided to use it as a drive through last night and here it is. so we came out to see. >> it's a good thing it didn't happen it was so popular on the weekends. the owners seed to have a sense of humor about the crash. they said someone mistook it for a 24-hour drive-thru. vice president mike pence is in estonia assuring the nato country's president she has america's support. this is new video of the vice president shaking hands with estonia's president this morning. estonia and other countries are concerned over russia's aggressiveness in the region. pence plans to visit three nato allies during the trip. he tweeted we stand with the people, and nations of estonia, latvia and lithuania and always will. the state department is responding to russia after vladimir putin ordered american diplomats out of the country. the state department is calling that move, quote, a regrettable and uncalled for act. putin is retaliating after our
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congress passed sanctions against russia last week. putin now says more than 700 diplomats must leave russia by september 1st. at this point it's not clear we have 700 diplomats here but here is what formerfikyk u.s. ambass to russia michael mcfaul is saying about putin's actions this morning. >> one, because i think it's unjustified, we didn't meddle in their elections so why are our diplomats being punished? and number two it's not symmetric to what we did. the obama administration kicked out 35 diplomats, allegedly those that were actually working as intelligence officers. this reduction is over 700. >> mcfaul speaking from stanford this morning, you can hear more of that interview coming up on the "today" show at 7:00 right after "today in the bay." it is 6:35. marine biologists are trying to figure out what killed a dead humpback whale. it washed ashore in monterey bay over the weekend. people noticed the dead whale in the water near pill beach and notified authorities. officials are now collecting
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tissue samples and checking to see if the whale was perhaps hit by a ship. in the past three weeks marine biologists have spotted ten humpback whales swimming in the monterey area. >> in just about 30 minutes bicyclists and pedestrians will no longer be allowed to cross the willow road overpass in menlo park. that overpass above 101 is under construction. starting at 7:00 this morning a shuttle service will be put in place. caltrans replacing the old overpass with a newer wider one. new this morning north bay's smart train isn't operating just yet but already there's talk of building future stations, the transit system was approved an extension to larks burring that's schedule to open in early 2019. no official date has been stet for the sonoma marin commuter station to open. happening today live look at the oakland coliseum where you can throw out the records for the annual bay bridge series as the giants take on the a's.
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both seems shall we say struggling a little bit. neither team near .500 mark but still plenty of pride. let's not forget about that. tonight and tomorrow night the teams play in oakland, wednesday and thursday night they will be over at at&t. love all those boys of summer we should say, mike. >> having such a good time. that's what we say when the team is not doing so well. great time at the bay bridge toll plaza as well, folks gathered there, the metering lights are on. the police activity going on over there 15@and beaver. pete suratos will follow up with his report. we are looking at the traffic sensors around the bay, all pretty light, hayward the big slowing south 880 heading down toward 92 because of the earlier crashes which have all cleared from the lanes. 92 shows slowing there. the san mateo bridge westbound on the right look at the lower drive that's because everybody decides they would all like to head outside toward the
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high-rise and luck kree foster city. >> it may only be monday but we are always looking forward to the weekend. >> it was such a nice weekend. >> i loved it. >> we're going to struggle through this week. >> by the time the weekend gets here we will be like, yes, it's finally here. on saturday we will see those high temperatures in the low 90s, which will be an improvement over about -- what we are about to experience and for the bay it will be up to 73 degrees, the coast will be at 67, checking out sunday's forecast for the bay we will be at 70 degrees, a nice cool coast while the inland areas will start to feel those temperatures coming back down in the upper 80s. for napa valley it will still be hot on friday but this weekend it will be in the mid to upper 80s, mostly sunny skies, looking at nice weather there. if you are planning to make it a beach weekend it will be much cooler, maybe friday will be the best way to get there and of course they have the live music on the boardwalk but we will be on the upper 60s to low 70s for
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saturday and sunday. coming up in three minutes i will have a look at san jose's temperature trend for today. now. google coming under scrutiny, the reason a watchdog group wants the tech giant to be investigated plus thieves steal a train that had been used in the bay area, the train owner's plea for information. the dow gains 33 points on the open, it is a record open. apple reports its profits this week as well. "today in the bay" will be right back.
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we can see some clouds rolling by the south bay right now at 6:42 as we get a live look out there, but the sun is shining right there on downtown san jose. let's check out the temperature trend. these clouds will be getting out of here by 9:00 and we will see those temperatures warming up quite a bit by this afternoon, reaching into the upper 80s. it will be a day where you have to turn on the air conditioning for a little while, but then we will be able to turn it off once that breeze kicks in. we will talk about some higher heat ahead in the microclimate forecast coming up in five minutes. and we are looking over here, in fact, the number at the bottom of your screen getting better, ten minutes better than before because the crashes are clearing out of hayward. we're going to talk about what we see as far as the rest of your commute. thank you, kari and mike. it is 6:42 right now. now taking you to mountain view this morning where tech giant google is being accused of giving out your information. along with violating your
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privacy and storing your bank information. this is coming from the watchdog group electronic privacy information center which is reportedly going to file a lawsuit against google today. they're asking for a full investigation of google on how the search giant gathers information. google denies the allegations. new this morning the owner of $60,000 electric train that was stolen in the east bay is begging thieves to return that train. it brings joy to hundreds of children. the train was inside this trailer parked in pleasant hill when that trailer was stolen early sunday morning. now, owner eric sossamon spoke to us just a few minutes ago, says he's heartbroken. the kids just light up when they see it. we drive them around in a circle and they have a big smile on their face the whole time. it's so simple, it's such simple fun and the kids just love it. they absolutely love it. sossamon says he hopes to get the train back before the next event which is next weekend. anybody who can help bring this
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train back, sossamon is offering free train service to the charity of their choice. >> it's pretty recognizable there. 6:44. new this morning a new report out overnight says russian hackers may have targeted san francisco state university students. the examiner says an ethical hacker says he was able to access sensitive information like social security numbers and home addresses. in a deposition the paper says the hacker told the school who found malware traced back to russian i.p. addresses, the school says no student information was compromised. new this morning a rocket launch in japan that many hoped would go down in history instead went down in the pacific. hundreds turned out for the launch yesterday but the rocket apparently had some damage after liftoff which interrupted in communications failure. the unmanned rocket if successful would have been the first rocket designed by a private japanese firm to reach outer space. >> also new this morning twitter testing a new way of making money by charging a fee to
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promote tweets, twitter announced all a sufr has to do is pay a $99 flat fee and glitter amplifies your tweets and your profile for 30 days. this ad model is being beta bested right now, you can only participate if you've been invite jood twitter struggling to make a profit and gain users. let's take a closer look at the san francisco company's performance, just last week twitter shares plunged more than 14% after the company announced little user growth in the second quarter. we brought that to you as it happened. in the u.s. twitter's average monthly active users fell from 68 million to 70, worldwide user base that has been stagnant. 328 million active users. the ohio state fair is back up and running again after last week's deadly ride accident. all of the rides except for the fire ball were back in business yesterday. on wednesday an 18-year-old was killed and seven other people injured when the fire ball ride ripped apart. closer to home the same ride at
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santa cruz's boardwalk remains closed while the park waits to hear about its safety. a similar ride at great american also remains closed. it looks like west coast dock workers have approved a new three-year contract extension. the deal covers all 29 west coast ports including the port of oakland. union workers say it's approved by two thirts margin. the current deal expires in 2019 in july so a new contract would likely keep labor peace through at least the middle of 2022. full results we will know about that friday. it's 6:46 right now, consumer advocates are applauding a recent federal order promising an investigation into airline seats. they keep getting smaller and smaller. federal appeals panel on friday ordered the faa to reconsider its decision not to regulate seat size. critics say the problem has been a growing one for years or more precisely a shrinking one. seats are an inch and a half
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smaller now. smaller now less than a decade ago. >> as we see more and more people being squeezed into the airplanes we're now reaching the point where we don't think people can get out like they need to and this has become a real safety issue. >> the airline industries says it meets all federal safety standards and calls any regulation unnecessary. a 44-year-old man remains critically injured after a driver crashed into a crowd in los angeles over the weekend. three other people seriously hurt, four others in fair condition. police say the driver of a van plowed into a group of diners on a sidewalk, that driver has been arrested. this morning we know that a san bernardino sheriffs did epty is one of two people killed after a small plane crash in southern california into a mountain. authorities say they found deputy rebecca joan raymond and an unidentified man sunday morning. that crash happened in a remote part of big bear mountain. no word on what went wrong.
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6:47. some uc irvine college hopefuls believe they are being unfairly squeezed out of a slot in the fall semester but the school argues it's a tough lesson. >> they had gotten acceptance letters but according to the l.a. times more students accepted those offers than expected and as a result 499 incoming freshmen had their acceptances taken back. the school says the cuts will impact students who didn't do as well on acceptance conditions through poor senior grades or not meeting deadlines. the school says it's drawing a hard line but several dozen legitimate appeals have already been granted. california middle and high schoolers could get more time to sleep in. >> you think they'd like that? that's the idea behind a bill making its way through the legislature. if approved middle and high schools would be banned from starting earlier than 8:30. later start times have been linked to better performance. critics say the rule would disrupt families and cause
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problems. that late start thing, i was doing that on my own. >> it can mess up families because high schoolers often pick up their little brothers and sisters. >> that's right. no tardy slips here, mister. >> shall we start with the weather? >> why not because we were talking about just trying to enjoy the last little bit of summer before school starts again and we are going to have some really hot temperatures over the next couple of days. enjoy it now. this is where we begin. we are now seeing the coastal fog in the peninsula, right in the middle of the screen it's 62 degrees as we look live at daly city and san jose right now starting out with temperatures at 60s and while it's 57 degrees now in the east bay the seven-day forecast is coming up at the bottom of the screen, we have a lot of 90s going down the line there. and we're going to be sitting the upper 80s today in san jose, 95 livermore and morgan hill, also 95 today in concord, san
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jose will be topping out at 70 degrees today so still feeling very nice. as we get a look out the window and you're starting out getting ready this morning, don't forget those sunglasses. also if you can make it a beach day. we will have more beach days in the forecast, though, if you have to work today and nice day to just try to relax and maybe take the lunch outside while our temperatures are cool. i want to show you what's happening right now in florida. this is making headlines this morning, we have a newly developed tropical storm that is moving right into florida. you can already see those rain bands producing really high amounts of rain. i want to show you the live look of what it looks like in tampa this morning as they wake up you can see the low clouds there, but it looks like those winds aren't too bad when we get the tropical storm status we have wind speeds of at least 75 miles per hour with some of those sustained gusts. this over the next couple of days as we get a look at the forecast track moves right over central florida and back out into the atlantic. we will be keeping an eye on that over the next few days.
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we will also be talking about this high heat that will be ramping up not only for the bay area but the pacific northwest. we could be setting all time record high temperatures in spots like portland where it could be up to 107 degrees. we are going to have some heat advisories in effect for the hills and inland areas starting tomorrow. and san francisco keeps a slightly milder temperatures in the upper 70s, inland areas up to 102. i will keep you up to date on that chance of lightning on thursday. and mike says the commute it's limping. >> blending in. we had that focus of all that red over in hayward, then it's smearing out over here, that means more cars are sharing their love for the roadways. over here we're looking at south bay and looking at northbound routes, typical build in the silicon valley. over there this is a really tough drive, starting to move better out of san leandro down towards hayward and union city, back to about the typical pattern, things are moving well through that area. we do have the build for the
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tri-valley and in those same areas you may want to consider mass transit because there are no delays. muni that subway service has been restored. let's take you to the waze system. you saw all the slowing through hayward 880, your direct route over from the east bay over towards the peninsula is done still the dumbarton bridge, across highway 84. waze says the most direct route is still the best route by 10 or 15 minutes. your best action is going through your profile, still that magnifying glass on the bottom of your screen, you will select your profile and you will select nbc bay area wazers. if you have not yet chosen a team you have to go there and actively check that. join our team, we will help each other out. >> i'm on that team. >> coming up we will take a quick look at the top stories on today in the bay including continuing breaking news. live at the scene monitoring an overnight standoff in san francisco. but first happening now at 6:52 breaking news out of afghanistan. a suicide bomber has targeted
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the iraqi embassy this morning. afghanistan officials say the bomber blew himself up at the gate of the embassy and then three attackers stormed the compound. security forces were able to rescue all of the embassy diplomats and employees, taking them to safety. isis is claiming responsibility. and how about using your face to unlock your iphone? new reports say the latest iphone will have that feature along with a screen that wraps around the phone. we will be back with more news in just a few. before you head out the door -
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here are the top stories on today in the bay... welcome back. before you head out the door this monday morning we have top stories "today in the bay." >> we begin with the latest on the standoff situation in san francisco that we first brought you as breaking news since we came on the air at 4:30. these are live pictures from the scene at 15th and beaver just north of the castro. police tell us they are negotiating with an armed man who is barricading himself inside a home. that ordeal began shortly before midnight when officers responded to a call of a shooting. police say a woman was shot, she was then rushed to the hospital, her condition right now is unknown. investigators are trying to figure out what led up to the shooting. we're also expect to go hear details today about a report that finds an oakland city counsel member violated city ethics rules. the oakland public ethics commission finds lynnette mcelheney broke ethics rules in
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2014 when she interfered to stop the construction of a proposed housing development next to her own home. the commission is expected to present that report tonight at 6:30. there are a lot of questions this morning in connection with the death of a 58-year-old milpitas man. nbc bay area was the first to break that news over the weekend. the man's body was found early saturday morning and windsor street nare calaveras boulevard. all police are telling us is they consider this a homicide case but they are not saying why. there is no one in custody. authorities are trying to determine if a weekend smash and grab jewelry robbery is connected to other recent similar crimes. three masked thieves yesterday targeted the novato costco right as it opened. police say they used hammers to smash the cases, grab thousands of dollars in jewelry before taking off in a waiting car. now, this is the fourth time in two months the bay area costco jewelry departments have been targeted in the same way.
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each time three masked thieves. the other thefts happened in danville and cost st er city. senator john mccain is back in arizona to begin treatment for that i saw brain tumor today. doctors discovered that tumor earlier this month while removing a blood clot above mccain's left eye. he was diagnosed with a very aggressive form of brain cancer. despite that diagnosis the 80-year-old senator flew to washington last week to cast one of the deciding votes blocking republican efforts to repeal obamacare. coming up next on the "today" show the reason russian president putin ordered hundreds of diplomatic workers to leave his country. >> heads up if you're heading to the beach anytime soon. two tropical storms in the pacific are causing stronger currents and unpredictable waves which is making for dangerous conditions at bay area beaches. the waves will affect beaches from sonoma county to monterey county. beaches in southern california have already closed because of the massive waves. the dangerous conditions will last through about 11:00
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tonight. get a check of your monday morning weather and traffic as you head out the door. >> it's not going to be bad today, we're starting out with the clouds and fog in san francisco and high temperatures reaching 70 degrees, but it will be bright and sunny tomorrow, reaching up to 78 degrees for the inland valleys, expect some dangerous heat, heat advisories kick in, we will be up to 102 and 98 degrees on wednesday and you can see we're still going to be in with the 90s all week and a chance of dry lightning and thunder. we will have to watch out for that on thursday. >> mike, we were easing into monday nicely. >> a lot of crashes in hayward early and they cleared out. no i think maar crashes going on right now, here is pleasant drive toward the bay bridge where the metering leets are our. slowing through hayward. typical pattern including off of the nimitz freeway moving towards the peninsula it will be the typical build over there for 101 and 92. 101 in the south bay the live look shows you the same inning as the sensors, very smooth right now. >> where is everyone?
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on vacation still? i don't know. we're here and we will continue to be here for the next half hour or so, give you local news updates. >> 7:25 with local news updates at 11:00. good morning. get out. the u.s. with a show of force after the latest missile test. two international crises, awaiting the new chief of staff, john kelly on his first day on the job. breaking overnight, 12 inmate escape from an alabama prison including one attempted killers. one escapee still on the run. this morning the frantic search to track him down.

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