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living rhinos. the last living male died last year. right now at 6:00, historic help for anyone who pays rent in california. the change is coming if the governor makes that measure law. >> i think progress is being made. >> a key day ahead in the push for gun control. the new message from several bay area ceos overnight. >> first, spare the air. kari has the timing on the cooldown. "today in the bay" continues right now. it's going to heat up before it cools down, i think. good morning. thanks for joining us. i'm laura garcia. >> i'm scott mcgrew in for marcus washington. >> it's pretty big, drastic changes heading our way. upper 90s. triple digits tomorrow and then some 70s early next week. it's going to be all over the
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place. we are going up the roller coaster ride. we are starting out with some mostly clear skies and making it unhealthy to be outside with smoke drifting in. expect low 60s stepping out the door but upper 80s by 1:00. we'll get a look at our micro climates. >> not for the transit line. there's one more sign truck just leaving over the edge. those the slow zone. add another ten minutes if that's on your route and that should clear up. a disabled vehicle south 880 around "a" street in hayward. as the crew clears that, you may
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find an additional slowing. forking over thousands of dollars to keep a roof over your head. support e supporters will help ease that pain. some of the protections it could give to renters. good morning, bob. >> reporter: laura, the bill is known as the anti-gouging rent bill, also known as ab-1482. this is a first for californians who live in older apartment complexes. this bill authored by four bay area assembly members just passed the assembly will cap rent increases to 5% plus inflation. the cap does not apply to apartments built within the last 15 years, only applies to single family home rentals owned by corporations and does not affect tenants already under rent control in cities like san francisco. it gives extra protection
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against being evicted without cause. landlords will soon have to show documented lease violations for tenants who have been there over a year and must provide the equivalent of one month's rent for tenants forced out for renovations and condo conversions. >> in my district, in oakland we've had a 47% increase in homelessness the last two years. 47%. we know the majority is because of economic displacement, economic issues. that is what the bill is aimed to do. keep them in their homes to avoid homelessness while we build the necessary housing we need. >> reporter: no republicans voted for this bill and a number of democrats abstained. opponents argue it could make it less attractive to build new apartments, therefore further constricting the tight housing supply and they point out that californians last year voted down proposition 10, a ballot
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measure. governor gavin newsom is expected to sign the bill. it will go into effect january 1st. reporting live in san ramone, bob redell, "today in the bay." 6:04 on your thursday morning. in the wake of several mass shootings across the country and the attack at the gilroy garlic festival, businesses are pushing for lawmakers to take action on gun control. more than 145 companies including several from silicon valley have sent a letter to congress calling for expanded background checks. happening today lawmakers plan to address the issue. "today in the bay's" tracie potts is live in washington with more. good morning, tracy. >> reporter: good morning. lawmakers, scott, don't want to address the issue until the president says what he'll support. that could happen today. the cover that senate republicans have been waiting for from the white house could
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come today. president trump is expected to review options and could decide today on what gun laws he supports expanding background checks to internet sales and gun shows. >> he has to be ready to go up against the nra. >> reporter: grants for state red flag laws. >> we're outside of the 10 yard line. >> reporter: and tougher penalties for people who buy guns for someone else. >> we're waiting for something we know if it passed would become law. >> you can be pro-second amendment and anti-people shooting up schools and churches and grocery stores. >> reporter: meantime, the house judiciary committee votes on rules today that would govern possible impeachment hearings. >> we have not made the decision yet to impeach the president. >> reporter: republicans say it's a waste of time. >> six weeks of listening to our
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constituents. i didn't hear anybody talk about him. >> reporter: allow the president's attorney to ask and answer accusations. speak to go republicans at their retreat in baltimore. the first visit to that city, scott, since he called it a disgusting rat and rodent infested mess. there have been demonstrations involved. we're told security is high for the president's visit tonight. >> we'll be watching for that. tracie potts, thank you. 6:06. a murder trial involving a local heiress is set to get under way. tiffany lee is accused of arranging to have her ex-boyfriend keith green killed. prosecutors say lee arranged with her then boyfriend to kill green, another man has since pleaded guilty to a charge related to disposing ofgreen's body which was found on the side of the road back in 2016.
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green was the father of lee's children and she was allegedly scared of losing a custody battle with him. she has pleaded not guilty. salvage teams in southern california today to start raising the boat that killed 34 drivers in a labor day inferno. divers recovered the only body still in the water. the victim was discovered in the wreckage but it did take time for divers to gain access. the cause of the fire is still in question but the coast guard yesterday did issue a safety bulletin reminding boaters and boating crews not only to know escape routes and be properly trained but to be aware and alert when charging lithium ion batteries. investigators are trying to determine if any crimes were committed. san francisco's uber promising to foyt a bill that would designate drivers as employees. the bill has passed both houses in sacramento. and now awaits the governor's signature.
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uber, lyft, door dash say they're willing to fight the law at the ballot box as well. some say it may drive up the costs passed on to customers. >> costs will go way up for the ubers of the world. that means less drivers will be able to be hired, that prices will go way up for passengers. >> the state benefits, too, by receiving more tax revenue. uber argues drivers know what they signed up for. many enjoy the freedom the contract work allows. it is 6:08. happening today b.a.r.t. will vote on approving a new headquarter location in downtown oakland. the lease on b.a.r.t.'s current headquarters ends in 2021. agencies leaders say rent could increase by as much as 90% if it renews its lease there. it is considering buying its own building at a cost $227 million. b.a.r.t. says the move would save them up to $150 million over the next 25 years. happening today alameda is
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set to break ground on a new ferry terminal. it will be the city's third terminal. local leaders say the new seaplane terminal has been a part of the reuse of the naval air station since the bay closed in 1997. the celebration gets under way this morning at 11:30. it's 6:09. a check of your weather with kari. >> as we start out this morning, we are going to have some very hot temperatures headed our way and so we're preparing for that as you get ready to head out the door. it's also a spare the air alert day. that means if you can limit your time outside because drifts of smoke will be coming in and we need to limit the amount of pollutant that we're putting into the air so catching transit is always advised. we're going to see the most unhealthy air quality in the north bay, inland, east bay as well as the south bay. and here is the reason why. we have some wildfires burning well to the north of us. as we go through the day the shift in the wind comes in from the north and actually drives
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some of that smoke into the north bay as well as the east bay and then down into the south bay. so you can tell by the arrows that shows the wind direction and that's the reason we're going to see that smoke coming in. not only that but it will be really hot. not much movement of that air as our temperatures reach into the low 90s for parts of the inland east bay. heading up to 99 degrees. in the north bay we're up to 97. i'll talk about triple digits. mike, you're tracking the commute and some of the issues so far. >> we have the disabled vehicle in hayward and also the construction crews clearing from oakland. hayward, that's where things stand out for the slowing. everything else looks pretty green. south 880, a critical place at a critical time. we do see a good amount of slowing. i think there may be a slowing of traffic or a traffic break as you head down to the san mateo
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bridge. overall the traffic flows through there as well as much of the rest of the bay showing a lighter flow. highway 4 typical slowing. clear by the time we get into concord. we do have a crash reported 680 just past the walnut creek interchange. there's the bay bridge toll plaza. the metering lights, of course, the live look. you see the beautiful sun rise as well. kari talks about spare the air. you have the opportunity to do that. we have all these agencies and more. back to you. >> thanks so much, mike. still ahead this morning, a new shot fired in the grocery wars. walmart's latest attempts to take on target and amazon. and later you would think the price for one of the most iconic homes would only go up. you have it wrong, dude. how much the "full house" house will cost you after a price cut. you're watching "today in the bay."
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right now at 6:14 as you head out the door in fremont, we have clear skies. we are getting ready for a hot day. a look at how our morning shapes up here. we'll be at 60 degrees at 7:00. 75 at 10:00 and then 84 at noon. we'll get a look at our micro climates and talk about the weekend in less than five
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minutes. the overnight construction is all cleared up. we're back to all access for the nimitz. what that means is a better drive to the toll plaza. the upper east shore a little slowdown as well. here are today's top business headlines. investors continue to await more clarity and plans to cut interest rates. the dow knocking a sixth straight gain closing above 27,000 for the first time since july. reports on unemployment and consumer prices. forever 21 denying reports it could file for bankruptcy as soon as this weekend. the clothing retailer telling "usa today" that is inaccurate. yesterday "the wall street
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journal" reported forever 21 was expected to file for chapter 11 and close some of its 700 years. there have been 40% more total retail store closings announced than in all of 2018. and walmart is rolling out an unlimited grocery as it races to get an advantage. walmart will charge a fee of $98 for unlimited same day delivery offered in 200 markets expanding to 1,600 stores by the end of the year. a $30 minimum for orders and a four-hour minimum wait time for same day delivery. back over to you. >> good to know. thanks, kate. a san francisco judge ordering starkist to pay $100 million fine for price fixing. the fixing scandal included
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bumblebee. whafrd to predictability, the mailman, evening tv? talking about the "full house" house in san francisco. it just got a little bit cheaper. sellers cut the price by $250,000. that means it will now only cost you about $5.78 million. the iconic home went on the market in may. it's all stylized there. looks pretty good. that's a nice price tag, too. >> a lot of people out looking at your house. you would have to close the shades all the time. >> maybe not. if you're an extrovert, maybe not. >> make a lot of new friends. better idea to check in with kari. >> warmer today. the really hot temperatures that will spike tomorrow -- actually will peak tomorrow. we'll feel it today.
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from the san bruno mountains over to san francisco and as well we're seeing some smoke starting to drift in. i do think we'll have a colorful sun rise. take a look at our temperatures here. we'll be at 61 degrees at 7:00. at 11:00 we're at 81. some really hot temperatures going into the rest of the day. let's get out the door for school this morning. in the south bay, san jose, you're walking to school. at 69 at 9:00 and then some upper 80s by the time that last school bell rings we're looking at temperatures for all of our micro climates really going up into the mid-80s. here we are at noon. we're oot 87 in danville and in santa rosa we're 85 degrees. san mateo, 81. it's not just the inland valleys
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that will have hot weather. for the peninsula as well as parts of the north bay. cooling down tonight with breezy winds. it's still going to be very hot going into tomorrow. we're going to see our temperatures peaking up to 101 degrees. coming back down to 95 and by sunday 84 degrees. look at how much lower those temperatures will be early next week. 79 degrees. that will be the high for the inland area. san francisco going from the mid-80s tomorrow to 75 on saturday. 65 on tuesday. mike, you're starting with a look at the bay bridge. >> i am because we don't have to start with anything else major in the east bay. we have the biggest backup and even here on this thursday you see the fastrak lanes are moving. less jammed, i guess. the smooth drive slow through
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pinol. pittsburg, bay point and into concord. folks releasing down in toward walnut creek. near the interchanges, nothing major. the freeways are clear there. south 880, a disabled vehicle cleared off. hayward city streets not a problem and hayward itself much better now. no major issues there. a live look shows you palo alto slows freely. you will have more delays. we follow the runway work at sfo and the latest updates with 68 flights canceled. we'll continue to monitor, of course, check with your airline as well. back to you. 6:20 now. next the new help google wants to give in response to the
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opioid crisis. >> how this man clung to a tree with a dog hoping help would arrive. >> speaking of dogs, i shared a photo of my little dog chim on facebook. our new fence has a nice new stain on it. the bad news, so does my dog. be sure to follow us. love to hear from you.
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welcome back. it's 6:23. purdue pharma will pay out $12 billion as part of a settlement for its role in the opioid crisis. they say the settlement doesn't go far enough and isn't holding the company fully responsible for the nationwide opioid crisis. purdue has threatened to declare bankruptcy if the offer is not accepted leading to less money for states. new this morning mountain view's google wants to help in the opioid crisis launching recover together. it helps people find recovery resources and also the drug that can reverse overdoses. a follow-up on the debate over flavored vaping and e-cigarettes, a push to try to ban sales. the trump administration leaders say the ban would be temporary until new regulations are finalized. some time after that the flavored cigarette companies could apply for approval from
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the fda. health leaders are concerned about the flavored products. we spoke to a smoke shop owner who supports new regulation and testing. >> e-cigarettes are nicotine delivery devices. this is a new generation of people becoming addicted to nicotine. >> i don't think it's going anywhere however the regulations come out. this will always exist now. >> vape manufacturers including juul say ty welcome the federal government's actions and are cooperating with the fda. some blasting the idea, though, of a white house imposed ban. 6:25 right now. a kayaker and his dog are alive after a dramatic rescue caught on camera. it happened in fresno county. deputies just released the video. take a look as they zoomed in on him while trying to spot him from the air.
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rescuers had to battle heavy currents to try to get to him. the man was kayaking when a branch hit him in the face disorienting him. neither the dog or the man were hurt. lucky to be rescued there. 6:26 right now. kelly clarkson welcomes a guest very familiar to fans of nbc. former "tonight show" host jay leno. it is a role reversal. leno was one of the first people to interview her after she won "american idol." it left a lasting impression. >> you are so handsome. >> yes, yes, so handsome. >> you are handsome. you are my first. >> that's right, i was your first. now anybody tuning in right now will go, whoa, i didn't know that! >> tune in to see the full reunion on "the kelly clarkson show" at 3:00. stick around for "ellen" who will sit down with reese witherspoon as well. set your dvr. still ahead this hour,
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helping home buyers, brand-new details on a program helping folks make a down payment so they can stay in the bay area. also all new, word of another delay for san francisco's central subway. when the embattled project will now reportedly be finished. but first -- >> thank you for your help. you are the hero. >> a tragic crash in the north bay ending in flames. all new, meet the man who says he tried to save the driver. what he was doing when he says the car blew up. you're watching "today in the bay." ♪
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right now at 6:30 on your thursday morning, a live look outside at sfo. expect continued delays as they work on the runway. we've been telling you about that. make sure you check ahead. good morning to you. thanks so much for joining us. i'm laura garcia. >> and i'm scott mcgrew. marcus washington has the day off. let's get your thursday started right with kari. >> as you get ready to head out the door a lot of sunshine across the bay area. this is a live look, that sun will warm things up. we go from the low 60s to start to the upper 80s by early afternoon. we won't be done there. we're going to see some really hot temperatures this afternoon especially for the inland east bay as well as the south bay, up to 99 degrees in livermore. 94 in san jose. unfortunately, this is not the hottest day in the forecast.
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i'll have more on that coming up. mike, you're seeing the commute building. >> you don't want to hear, wait, there's more. there's going to be more traffic. starting to tap the brakes because traffic is slowing. the volume for west 92, nothing surprising and nothing major. things clear up. dumbarton bridge fed by the nimitz and you seep the pattern through the east bay. the south bay just starting to build. a crash reported on 280. a little slow but still just fine. checking on the crash in pinol. >> thank you very much, mike. a man running into a fiery and explosive crash was trying to pull a driver to safety. nbc bay area's sharon katsuda
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joins us. >> reporter: the good samaritan is a retired firefighter. his arm was burned in this fire. now let's take a look at this video from the fiery crash. the chp says it happened last nice at the intersection of 128 and tubs lane. the good samaritan says the driver of the white minivan was swerving down the hill and then hit a water truck. that's when the good samaritan ran in and tried to rescue the man in the white minivan. >> i saw the sign to stop. about that time his truck hit the water truck. couldn't get the door open. broke the window on the passenger side.
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>> reporter: the person in the white minivan died and was taken to the hospital. the highway has since reopened and no word yet on this crash. >> thanks for the latest, sharon. more new video this morning from santa clara where flames fully engulfed a car overnight. the fire department did not say if anyone was hurt. if you are among those awaiting the arrival of muni central subway, you may want to proepar for more delays. the opening is pushed back to 2021, three years beyond the original completion date. it will bisect market street running to chinatown eventually to north beach and fisherman's
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wharf. the new 2021 opening includes about one year of testing. it's 6:33. always exciting to move into a new home. new homeowners are a cause for celebration themselves because the down payment assistance program made it possible for them to buy their first homes. kris sanchez joins us live with more on how that's working and how to find whether you're eligible. good morning, kris. >> reporter: i think a lot of folks will be listening, scott. voters passed an affordable housing bond that was measure a creating the funds for this down payment assistance program. the first eight to benefit from that county funded loan are now moved into their houses. ten more in the process of buying. 12 applications are being processed as we speak. the goal is to help more than
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200 residents buy over the next five years. some low and middle income home buyers with that down payment loan payable when the home is sold, refinanced or at the end of the 30-year term. housing trust silicon valley manages the program, and here is how they describe some of the working class families that program has helped. >> she works in manufacturing and she and her two children were able to move into their first home. it's exciting. another family we recently helped with two small kids were living in a mobile home and now they're able to move into their own home and the kids have their own bedroom. there's a place for them to run around. >> reporter: you might be wondering could this work for me? i live in santa clara county. the fund can provide assistance up to 17% of the down payment. remember we're supposed to come up with 20%.
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the home has to be priced at $800,000 or less. there are houses available for less than $800,000 in the county. homeowners have to make no more than 120% of the median income which is $150,000 for a family of four. that would qualify a first time teacher or a young and new firefighter as well. the buyer must contribute at least 3% of the down payment. it also generated funds to get homeless people into more sustainable housing and also started projects for more affordable housing across the county as well. so these are your tax dollars at work. in san jose, kris sanchez, "today in the bay." >> thank you very much. new this morning, another apple store targeted by thieves in the bay area. palo alto police confirming with us this morning a burglary at the palo alto apple store.
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they stole devices and took off. this is the same store thieves targeted back in april and in that case robbers rammed a car through the front doors and made off with nine laptops worth $12,000. this is the store apple leaders typically show up to for rollouts. take a look at your screen r this, a bold theft caught on camera has seniors in the rockmore community voicing concern. two women targeting an 89-year-old woman. she's looking into the case there and some woman is taking her purse. it shows one of the women walking off right there with the victim's wallet. it had shown the pair prowling the store for nearly an hour likely looking for just the right victim.
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these are the women. keep your purse on your shoulder not in your car. new details on a report from last year's triple crown winner justify failed a drug test. racing board members initially ignor ignored. >> the test took place after justified won the santa anita derby. the horse allegedly tested positive for a banned substance that veterinarians say can enhance performance. california's horse racing board decided to dismiss the case but some argue if the board would have followed through with the punishment justify would never have run in the kentucky derby. new this morning a liquor store break-in up in santa rosa. police giving us a picture of the loot. southern comfort chasers, cakes looking more like dessert than
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hostess. they are accused of breaking into the liquor store on mission boulevard but apparently didn't notice a surveillance camera. officers were able to catch up with them. a lot of sugar. >> sounds like the balance if you were not driving. >> glad you didn't say it sounded like friday night. >> it's friday somewhere. that doesn't work. >> how about drinks and a cart. >> there you go. we're looking over here where we hope none of that was involved. westbound 80 as you get to richmond parkway. chp has to give us more details. they're just clearing that motorcycle to the shoulder. not a major problem but more. your metering lights are on.
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across the san mateo bridge. the last time we took a live look things have moved out. start your standard build. >> heading into the weekend temperatures are building up as well, kari. really hot by the start of the weekend. by the end it's feeling better. we'll kick it off tomorrow with a look at the san francisco heart walk at the embarcadero plaza. in the morning at 11:30 we're at 75 degrees. it will reach into the low 80s so it may get warm out there as the event goes on and with all that sunshine may feel uncomfortable. some low 70s. comfortable there, i should say. people will be heading to the coast to escape the heat. you won't have to do that on sunday. we're reaching into the mid-80s
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in some of our warmer spots. if you're going out of town, up to lake shasta expect low 90s. by sunday more clouds and low 80s in the forecast. this is a look at half moon bay with the low 70s on friday. on saturday we're up to about 64 and we're also seeing some clouds rolling in on sunday as it stays cool. russian river valley will also see those temperatures going down. we start out the weekend at 93 degrees. by saturday we're up to 87 and then some upper 80s by sunday with some sunshine. carmel valley will also have some heat to start out the week, but look at how those temperatures go down. we go from 97 on friday to 77 degrees on sunday. let me know what your weekend plans are. i've been tweeting out updates. share it with your friends so they're not caught off guard by this heat. i'm on twitter, facebook, as well as instagram. and temperatures for today coming up in three minutes.
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sounds good, thanks, kari. 6:41. next and all new, a teacher tax being proposed in one east bay city. what the money would cover. one of our top stories, historic help for anyone who pays rent in california. the change is coming. and later an out-of-this world story. the new planet discovered and the reason scientists say humans could possibly live there. to the big board, the dow industrials down -- or up, rather, a meager 30 points. president trump did say today that he would delay some new tariffs on the chinese. you're watching "today in the bay." ♪
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creek this morning. we are starting out with low 60s and it will be a cool start to the day, but then our temperatures jump up about ten degrees every couple of hours. eventually reaching into the upper 90s today. it's going to be a hot one, and that school day forecast also looking pretty warm by the last school bell san jose will see temperatures in the upper 80s. we'll talk more and what's ahead in less than five minutes. we zoom into slowing and two crashes reported. chp is talking about a traffic break west 80. watch backup as it forms from highway 4. we'll talk about another issue for the peninsula coming up. state lawmakers have passed a landmark bill you shall earring in a new era of rent control that may better protect renters everywhere the bill is sitting on the governor's desk. it will cap rent increases to 5%
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plus inflation and applies to single family home rentals owned by corporations. the bill also gives tenants extra protection from evictions without cause and from rent hikes. supporters say the bill will protect about 8 million renters. opponents argue it may also make it less attractive for developers to build new housing. aaron persky has been dismissed from his new job teaching a girls' tennis team. in 2016 the santa clara county probation office recommended a light sentence for stanford swimmer brock turner. persky, who was the judge at the time, agreed to the sentence. many believed the punishment was too lenient and voters recalled the judge. he recently became a girls' jayvee tennis coach at san jose's lynbrook high school. former students launched an online drive to have him removed.
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the people who wanted him gone argue he wasn't a good role model. supporters empathize. >> we have a group of people and now including the superintendent of schools who are basically sending the message we don't believe in redemption when it comes to someone who didn't break any laws at all and who was trying to rebuild his life. i find it outrageous. >> all of us were just so happy, but we also talked about this being a wake-up call for lynbrook and realizing this is still a pretty big oversight. >> again, those were former students. in a letter persky agreed the media attention was probably too much for the current students and he wished the best for team members. 6:47. berkeley school leaders are reportedly considering a new tax measure supporters say would boost money for education. leaders are looking at putting it on the ballot in march or november of next year. no word on what kind of tax
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increase it would involve. it would cover the cost of rising teacher salaries. new this morning in the north bay authorities are faulting distracted drivers for two major crashes this week. police posted photos of one of the crashes on corby avenue. the driver dropped his cell phone and leaned over to pick it up, swerved and crashed right into a parked pickup truck. police say an 18-year-old driver was on face time when he struck a woman in a cross walk. she's in the hospital recovering from head injuries and broken bones. a contra costa county woman with a rare medical disorder is taking her deportation battle all the way to capitol hill. isabel is from concord. she's lived in the u.s. for 16 years. she has a disease requiring weekly treatments she cannot get. she testified at an emergency hearing about the trump
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administration's decision to end medical deferred action by the end of the week. >> you know, i think it takes guts and courage to be here and speak about the problem. i feel it has to be because there is issues. >> she along with other patients who testified worry a change in immigration laws would not only end her stay in the u.s. but could also end her life. now to decision 2020 and another big night. tonight in houston ten leading democratic contenders gather for the party's third debate. right now no real question about who is leading in the polls. the gap is wide between joe biden and everybody else. when it comes to percentage points, elizabeth warren and bernie sanders are the only two other contenders tracking in double digits. tonight's debate starts at 5:00 our time. trending this morning, do you ever wonder if there's life
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way out there, maybe even "today in the bay" could have some viewers far off in space. scientists discovered a plan thaet has temperatures suitable for life. university college in london reported in the journal nature astronomy it's the only planet known to have both water and temperatures needed for life. >> it would take three light years to get there unless you are leaving from sfo. about five or six light years. >> flight cancellations continues to creep up. >> the runway work they're doing. >> do not fly out of that airport. and do not drive it you can. it's a spare the air day. try to reduce your ozone emission today. it's going to be hazy. we're starting out with clear skies and quite a few skies on the road. if you can reduce that it will
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help as we get some drifts of smoke coming in. some far northern california wildfires and a shift in the wind brings in smoke into the north bay as well as the inland east bay and the south bay. you do need to limit your time outside if you do have breathing problems or sensitive to wildfire smoke. we are seeing three fires that we've been watching over the past several days and as the winds come in from the north it starts to carry that smoke into the bay area. that will be the case today as it moves into the north bay, see the direction of the wind that carries that into the east bay and then eventually into the south bay. it's going to look hazy and that's what you will see. the earlier the better especially in spots like the north bay and santa rosa. your park forecast starts out cool with mid-60s at 9:00. at noon it's starting to warm up. starts to look hazy by 2:00 with a high of 91.
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poor air quality by 4:00 this afternoon. we look at our high temperatures today, the south bay tops out in the upper 90s. we'll see some upper 90s for the east bay. 98 in concord and 90 in redwood city. san francisco up to 85 in the mission district and 93 today in santa rosa. this high pressure will be centered right overhead tomorrow producing some major warming. and then as it moves on by early next week a storm system dropping a chance of some rain especially for monday just to our north. here is a look at our forecast, upper 90s today, peaking at 101 in the valleys. upper 70s for our warmest temperatures on monday. a lot of changes ahead and you're seeing the issue at the bay bridge. >> look right behind me, flashing lights. a tow truck just arrived.
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we saw this tow truck arrive. a disabled vehicle looked like they were trying to sneak over into the cash lanes and then stopped. that is affecting the hov lanes. very close to the entrance and that will clear at the toll plaza. a traffic break called heading down to pinol valley road. we already see that pattern showing up. an earlier slowdown and there may be debris in the roadway so we track that. slowing through san jose. no major issues.
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i believe that was the runway you cannot use. 3 1/2 hour flight delays. >> just stay home, enjoy some afternoon tv. kelly clarkson tries cooking at 3:00 p.m. on her new talk show. ellen is talking with reese witherspoon all here on nbc bay area. 6:54 right now. happening now, southern california man behind bars following a high-speed chase. it happened overnight in burbank. it started when police tried to arrest a driver wanted for assault with a deadly weapon. nearly a half hour into the chase the driver eventually pulls over and got out. that's when officers shot him and arrested him. coming up next, the warriors' item discovered at l.a.x. and an update on a fiery north bay crash caught on camera.
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no word on their condition. a murder trial involving a local heiress is set to get under way in san mateo county. accused of arranging to have her ex-boyfriend keith green killed. prosecutors say lee arranged with her then boyfriend to kill green, another man has since pleaded guilty to a charge of relating to disposing of green's body found on the side of a road in 2016. green was the father of lee's children. she was allegedly scared about losing a custody battle. she has pleaded not guilty. 6:58. happening today alameda is set to break ground on a new ferry terminal located at alameda point, the city's third terminal. local leaders say the new seaplane lagoon ferry terminal has been part of the vision for the naval air station in alameda since the base closed in 1997. wa this morning at 11:30.under and also new today u.s. customs agents seized over half a million of fake nba
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championship rings. >> the discovery happened at l.a.x. where officers found 28 counterfeit rings. specialists confirm the designs and marks on the rings violated protected trademarks for 11 nba teams including the golden state warriors. legitimate nba championship ring prices range between $10,000 and $40,000. and i've put one of those on before. >> could you lift your hand? >> almost not. they almost don't look real. >> i've seen a couple as well. those don't look real for sure. because they're fakes. >> let's get a check of your weather. it's going to be hot today. heads up in our inland valleys reaching into the upper 90s this afternoon. a lot of sunshine and smoke drifting in so it will be more of a hazy sunshine. our temperatures peak tomorrow, gradually come down for the week. bigger cooling early next week. some flashing lights on the bay bridge? >> a live look. the arrow points down to the tow
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truck blocking one hov lane, the only hov lane. that's a bummer to folks usually speeding through. we'll check weather and traffic at 7:25. good morning, vaping crackdown. >> we can't allow people to get sick and we can't have our youth be so affected. >> as cases of that mysterious lung disease surge, the president announces a move to ban popular flavored e-cigarettes. the vaping industry under fire this morning amid growing calls for the government to do more to end the epidemic. faceoff, the top ten democrats running for president set to share a single stage for the very first time. what to look for in tonight's key debate. set to be sidelined? the nfl now investigating antonio brown in the wake


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