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injuries. they took time to -- >> hug it out. >> hug it out. that's nice. they're friends. not just -- like you haven't seen you buddy in a long time. >> they have some hardware to bond on that they achieved here in the bay area. 6:00 for you right now and it happened again, another freeway shooting in the east bay, the third one this week. what investigators are telling us. plus, together again, president trump and house speaker nancy pelosi. i doubt they're hugging it out but they are together in the same room two days after a dramatic scene at the state of the union. the president is about to speak. we're going to monitor what he has to say. and the stars are out in northern california. where you can catch a glimpse at keanu reeves. "today in the bay" right now. and a good morning to you. thanks for joining us here on "today in the bay." i'm marcus washington. >> and i'm laura garcia.
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this morning have you ever had a bad hair day? i don't think anyone other than me on the set. >> i lean in to my bad hair days. >> just got to roll with it. >> make it work. >> coming up, we'll have the shocking number of people who actually say they've stayed inside or called in sick to work because of it. >> i don't see why you would do that. pull it back in a bun. talking about bad hair day, a lot of times the weather with cause that. >> a lot of time that's the humidity. that's not an issue this morning. it's very dry and very chilly. put a hat on because those temperatures are in the upper 30s in the north bay. some of our inland valleys and into the afternoon upper 60s and low 70s. we'll talk more about this coming up. mike, you will take us back to the san mateo bridge. >> right under the sign where this is talking about future work on the 101 corridor there.
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you can barely catch the flashing lights. there's a disabled vehicle, a distraction, but i see a lot of brake tapping. this may just be the volume of traffic which has really kicked in the last few minutes. so far we have no other incidents to report. that slowdown extends past the toll plaza and the view we saw. the dumbarton bridge looking great. one more disabled vehicle outside for west 24. the fastrak lanes. it's good if you have that transponder. on capitol hill the month long attempt to remove president trump from office has failed. the senate voted to acquit. "today in the bay's" tracie potts joins us live where we're expected to hear from the president in a few hours. he's at that prayer breakfast this morning. >> reporter: we'll hear from him
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this afternoon about the impeachment trial and the end of it but right now taking a live look in washington the president is listening, shortly to speak at the national prayer breakfast. he was holding up newspapers showing he had been acquitted and aquisted despite the fact one republican, mitt romney, voted against him on abuse of power. he voted his conscience, that his faith was important to him in making this decision. we will hear more about this when the president speaks in about three hours. democrats and republicans trying to figure out how to work together and move on. >> it's time to move on. this decision has been made. as far as i'm concerned it's in the rearview m-view mirror.
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>> reporter: one thing we know the democrats may be doing, trying to call john bolton as a witness. he never got a chance to testify in the senate trial. now house democrats are considering a subpoena to get him to talk there. back to you. >> always something happening in washington. thank you for covering it for us. it is 6:04. to decision 2020. the democratic party still cleaning up the mess in iowa from the caucuses. the results are in and pete buttigieg is getting serious action. he has a thin lead over bernie sanders with less than one percentage point separating the two. ahead of the march 3rd primary, they want to remind people early
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voting is already under way in several bay area counties and mail-in ballots went out this week. the deadline is february 18th. we're getting in this video of another shooting on the east bay freeway. it is the third one in a week. "today in the bay's" bob redell has more for us. >> reporter: it's not clear whether the shootings are related or coincidental. there have been three so far. the first was sunday on 580 in observing. another one in an on ramp in fremont and another on ramp in oakland. it happened around 10:50. someone shot up this red sedan as the driver was on the 23rd avenue on ramp. you could see the driver's side one dough was shot out and four
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bullet holes. the driver was not hurt. chp investigated. no arrests so far. this bmw sedan was shot twice as the driver was on the on ramp to 880. the driver was not hurt but said two cars were following him when he heard the gunfire. on sunday afternoon around 3:30 the driver of a black sedan crashed on eastbound 580 at the air son street on ramp after their car had been shot multiple times. no one was hurt. chp investigating all three. not clear if they're related. >> a scary situation there, bob. thank you. 6:06. developments overnight in the
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deadly coronavirus. here are the latest numbers. more than 28,000 people infected worldwide and as far as the deaths more than 500. the u.s. now has its 12th confirmed case, this one in wisconsin. the first u.s. patient has been released. in california, 4 of the 12 cases here in the bay. a recently organized coronavirus conference. city public safety leaders will talk about the lunar parade preparations and we're hearing from some of the families quarantined at travis. flight staff were wearing full hazmat suits. those passengers will be quarantined on the base for 14 days. one couple had been visiting their son in wuhan. >> at the airport everybody
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wearing the hazmat suits through the checkpoints, it was very scary. >> all of the passengers are considered high risk and will wait there and be tested at least twice a day. once the 14-day period is over and if they don't have any symptoms they will be released. 6:08. today lawyers for the luxury store chanel will go head-to-head with a bay area man who wants to open a high-end pot dispensary next to the union square luxury store. "today in the bay's" kris sanchez joins us with more on this battle. kris? >> reporter: picture union square and imagine is there room there for a pot dispensary particularly a high end luxury one. they will hear an appeal for those who want the commissioners to say no to the proposed two
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floor dispensary where the store used to be. the applicant, alexis bronson, partnered up with have a heart pot dispensary business and though they've been paying rent at that proposed location next door to chanel, they still need to give the green light before they can start doing business. attorneys for chanel wrote in the request for a discretionary review, quote, the retail pot clientele is at odds with the luxury clothing and the presence of the have a heart dispensary. the planning commission will hear the request for a review today. the staff recommendation is that the planning commission accept that project as proposed and move forward. kris sanchez, "today in the bay." >> kris, thank you. 6:09 right now. skiers and snowboarders, a new
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gondola is on track to connect to popular tahoe ski resorts. we've been telling you about this in the "l.a. times" reporting a lawsuit seeking to block that has been displaced. the resorts will conserve 27 acres as wildlife happen at that time and the tram itself will be rerouted away from wilderness. it will take 15 minutes to travel from one resort to the other. keanu reeves in san francisco is there filming "matrix 4. this is where north beach meets chinatown. >> i heard he was going in and out yesterday as well? >> really? >> a lot of people in the area. >> yum-yum.
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>> they were thrilled to see him. hey, you, come on in here. >> everybody wants to be a star. >> the nice weather heading into the bay area. highs in the upper 60s, warmer than it was yesterday. and we're going to see some upper 60s, even low 70s heading to concord and pittsburg as well as danville and then for the peninsula, very nice. for san francisco up to 60 on the embarcadero. in the north bay upper 60s and 70s for highs today feeling very much like spring. a lot of these temperatures ten degrees above normal. >> you drive over to the north bay, we do have an increased volume here as is typical this time heading to san rafael.
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highway 37 has an issue. if folks are choosing between which route they may send a few more cars to the richmond bridge. there is a crash involving a semitruck and passenger vehicle. it's right where the roads merge. they have been separated. they were stuck together for a short period of time. we'll watch for any complications. the rest of the day moves nicely. an issue on the dumbarton bridge. back to you. coming up next on "today in the bay," 7-eleven testing out a brand-new store concept without cashiers. we'll explain how it works and why it may never make it to california. plus, add another name to your list of heroes as an astro not returns to earth after setting a record. >> we've all experienced, bad hair days, unless you don't have
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hair. the startling number of people who call out sick or cancel plans because of a bad hair day. obama: he's been a leader throughout the country for the past twelve years, mr. michael bloomberg is here. vo: leadership in action. mayor bloomberg and president obama worked together in the fight for gun safety laws, to improve education, and to develop innovative ways to help teens gain the skills needed to find good jobs. obama: at a time when washington is divided in old ideological battles he shows us what can be achieved when
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we bring people together to seek pragmatic solutions. bloomberg: i'm mike bloomberg and i approve this message.
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and good morning to you. a very happy thursday as well. now there are xs here, this mattress company, casper, you've heard of them, starts trading
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today after ipo-ing at $12. no price change yet. that's the xs. tesla, i feel bad for people seeing tesla going up and up and up, i should get in on that because it went down, down, down on wednesday. elon musk $6 billion less rich this morning. another positive step in the trade war, china cutting tariffs on $75 billion in american goods. they will fall by 50%. china also promised to make big purchases of american goods and farm products but might have trouble doing that because the coronavirus is getting worse in china and is affecting the country's economy. the japanese company nintendo says some new shipments of switch will be delayed because of coronavirus. i know that's not important when so many people are actually dying, but it is a sign the disease is affecting world trade. the trump administration says
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it'll stop people in new york state from getting global entry cards. it's a fast pass for u.s. passport control. people who get them, americans, who come and go in and out of the country get to speed up their trips like a tsa. because new york allows undocumented people to have documents like drivers licenses, they're not going to let any new yorker have global entry. california also does this but so far we get to keep our global entry. nobody enters the globe quite like this woman, christina koch. she came back from space early this morning after 11 months, 328 days, to be exact, making her the longest space faring woman in human history. she landed in kazakhstan because we don't have space ships. we hitch rides with the russians. she came back with an italian
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and a russian. >> how cool. >> it is really need. she's also the one who took part in the all-woman space walk. i believe this is her third trip. longest space faring woman. >> i want to know what the first thing she wants to do when she gets home. >> people often say cheeseburgers. i can see that. >> thanks, scott. >> her own bed. 6:18 and new this morning you're looking inside the first cashless and cashierless 7-eleven. it's kind of like those amazon go stores that we talked about which work with an app that allow you to walk in and walk out. lawmakers introduced a bill to ban cashless business statewide. it is already in effect in san francisco although the amazon go
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store there does take cash. trending this morning we've all been there, right? a new poll exposing the extreme lengths some of us go to to avoid a bad hair day. every american has an average of 96 bad hair days a year and 80% of people say they've had to stay inside due to their locks not being on point. some have even used a sick day to deal with it. that's pretty extreme. we put out a call to our crew. oh, look at this, our producer justin. he had a mohawk there. that looks good. >> it looks bad to the bone. >> and kris sanchez, this is just wind. you always look amazing. >> look how shiny it is. >> reporter: well, listen, you accepted us out in all kinds of conditions but i don't take pictures when my hair is bad. only when it's good.
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>> let's get real. we're going to get really real because this is how i wake up. ready? >> oh, yeah! >> few of you know i was in the harry potter film. >> you know what, even though you sent us a bad hair day, that looks like one of those avant-garde ads. >> it does. >> no, it doesn't. >> i'll find one. >> we would never be here. >> never. at all. time to get that air together and go. we're starting out this morning chilly temperatures, a lot of low humidity. we don't have to worry about the breeziness as you head out the door and as we check out our live view in palo alto, a clear sky. the sun will be rising soon. sun rise happens at 7:06. as we check out our school day forecast for palo alto, walking to school, we're in the low 40s. a chilly morning to start out. a lot of sunshine.
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it is going to be a nice one. low 60s as you go back to pick up the kids. up to 67 degrees in san jose and palo alto. still a lot of warm and sunny weather and that's because all of the rain has been going up and around and missing the bay area. heading to the pacific northwest. blocked by high pressure. no rain or snow in the forecast. we have warm temperatures there. a lot of the snow has been melting but we have about 48 inches and in the mountains of 95 inches of snow. we will have cool weather, very nice if you're planning to head to the new year chinese parade. bundle up. 54 degrees, cooling down to 52
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as the night goes along. cooling down by the end of the weekend on sunday as the winds pick up. mike, more slowing to the peninsula. and that's the trend. we have the slower drive looking good for about five minutes and filled back up again. the slower drive extended to the high rise here. that's your commute. the build on the dumbarton. a crash reported in the westbound direction and we see the slowing there over to the high rise so that is a factor now as well as you're traveling 84 to the menlo park. a mild build through san jose. we don't see a lot of slowing to fish ranch road.
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that is an urgent spot. 6:22 right now. still ahead on "today in the bay," cal train voting on a plan to help tackle the housing crisis. a live report on that in about 15 minutes. and celebrating wam in sports. we caught alex morgan here in the bay area. tom: my mom always told me actions speak louder than words. she was a school teacher. my dad joined the navy and helped prosecute the nazis in nuremberg. their values are why i walked away from my business,
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took the giving pledge to give my money to good causes, and why i spent the last ten years fighting corporate insiders who put profits over people. i'm tom steyer, and i approve this message. because, right now, america needs more than words. we need action. which of your devices are protected by daily security updates? daily security updates... daily? i don't know. the only thing... i'm struggling with this. some providers you have to manually download updates to each device.
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comcast business securityedge updates every 10 minutes to help keep your connected devices protected against new ransomware, malware and phishing threats. every 10 minutes feels pretty good. comcast business security edge automatically helps protect all the devices on your network. call today. comcast business. beyond fast. othroughout the country for the past twelve years, mr. michael bloomberg is here. vo: leadership in action. mayor bloomberg and president obama worked together in the fight for gun safety laws, to improve education, and to develop innovative ways to help teens gain the skills needed to find good jobs. obama: at a time when washington is divided in old ideological battles he shows us what can be achieved when we bring people together to seek pragmatic solutions. bloomberg: i'm mike bloomberg and i approve this message. 6:25 this morning. a martinez woman says she paid more than she should have for
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remodeling work. >> she asked chris chmura to help hammer out a solution. >> reporter: cheryl hired home depot to refinish her kitchen cabinet. she noticed a $700 charge for encapsulation. the state says encancellation deals with lead-based paint in homes built before 1978. but cheryl says she had proof her old cabinets were replaced in 1990 so encapsulation wasn't necessary. so she asked home depot to refund the $700 fee. >> i wrote them probably every week for about six weeks and none of them responded. and so after a month and a half i contacted nbc. >> we asked home depot to take another look. cheryl got a credit of $774. home depot did not respond to our request for details. make sure you understand every
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line in your home improvement contract. if there's something unusual, ask the contractor. you can ask the state contractor guide. you can also call us 888-996-tips. it's national girls and women in sports day, and today we celebrate u.s. soccer champ alex morgan. >> she is training in walnut creek. seven months pregnant. she is still going for that spot on the team for the 2020 olympics. wishing her well. up next on "today in the bay," live to san carlos where cal train leaders will vote on a plan to bring more affordable housing to the peninsula and south bay. we'll let you break down that plan coming up in a live report. and will google get to march in the parade? the decision is in all new this morning and coming up next you're watching "today in the bay."
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growing up in a family that struggled economically powerfully influenced my values. bernie sanders he's fighting to raise wages. and guarantee health care for all. now, our country is at a turning point. hard working people, betrayed by trump, struggling to survive. in this moment, we need a fighter. bernie sanders. we know he'll fight for us as president because he always has. i'm bernie sanders and i approve this message.
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othroughout the country for the past twelve years, mr. michael bloomberg is here.
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vo: leadership in action. mayor bloomberg and president obama worked together in the fight for gun safety laws, to improve education, and to develop innovative ways to help teens gain the skills needed to find good jobs. obama: at a time when washington is divided in old ideological battles he shows us what can be achieved when we bring people together to seek pragmatic solutions. bloomberg: i'm mike bloomberg and i approve this message. 6:30 right now. they just rang the opening bell of the new york stock exchange this morning. a really big rally. the dow jones industrials up 483 points. we'll monitor what the day will hold today. also happening now president trump speaking at the national prayer breakfast in washington, d.c. and he is addressing his impeachment acquittal. and back at home cal train set to vote on a major affordable housing plan.
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a live report is moments away. thanks for joining us, thursday morning already. a lot of people don't like those dmv photos. one shot and you're done. maybe you'll get a chance to take multiple photos. >> a photo shoot. >> we're going to tell but it, talk about it and tell you how you can probably become a part of this. >> you just have to wait for your number to be called. c-41. >> i'm d-22. >> i was just there last week. 6:31. let's check the forecast. another cold one. 70 degrees in the inland areas and even warmer tomorrow so a nice warm finish to the week,
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slightly cooler for the weekend. in san francisco as you make weekend plans in the upper 50s. we'll focus on that weekend forecast and talk about what's going on. a new crash in san jose. >> north 101 just past the merge. the crash quickly got moved to the shoulder and we see a little bit of recovery. 101, for 87 and 85 the build is on. we do have a crash. >> thanks, mike. commuter villages are already a growing thing here in the bay area. this morning cal train will vote on whether to bring more affordable housing to stations. sharon katsuda, you would think more housing is a good thing.
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not everyone is onboard with this, sharon. >> reporter: that's right, marcus. this is a very active area. you can see traffic picked up and cal train going this morning. housing advocates say they'll pick up. the idea is to bring more housing around transit stations. those plans on include taking away parking and raising concerns about congestion in nearby areas. housing advocates say they'll push for cal train to apply all parcels open to housing instead of a small fraction that's now slated under the policy. first work with housing developers who commit to 100% housing -- affordable housing. provide at least 30% affordable housing. one of the renters said he's paying $3,700 a month for rent.
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people want to bring those prices down. reporting live, i'm sharon katsuda, "today in the bay." >> thank you. 6:34 for you right now. today a nationwide ban on many e-cigarettes and vaping products goes into effect. most kid friendly including fruits and candy are covered in that ban. some believe young people have already moved on from the juul products to other nicotine products. >> a greyhound bus shooter will be back in court after his arraignment was postponed. his attorney defending 33-year-old anthony williams shielded his client's face. williams is charged with
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first-degree murder in the shooting of six people early monday outside of bakersfield. one person died. his attorney is asking for more time to evaluate a possible conflict of interest. san francisco's public works department expected in connection with the ongoing corruption probe. mohammed nuru is accused of receiving kickbacks including an sfo restaurant deal. "the examiner" reports the other guy, nick bovis, may have siphoned money from his own nonprofit for a party. emails show at least three companies donated to the nonprofit. head to the investigative unit. it's on our home page. a follow-up for a preview -- a story we previewed for you on "today in the bay." all groups will now be allowed
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to participate in this year's pride festival. organizers met last night in san francisco rethinking those nonbinding bans against google. pride board officers say they want to emphasize inclusiveness. >> the bay area housing crunch. san francisco mayor london breed is spearheading a plan aimed at cutting the red tape. some new home construction. about 50,000 signatures will be needed before july 6th for it to appear on the november ballot. 6:36. happening today the city of fremont will host its first mobility summit. city and transportation agencies will discuss the challenges of getting around in fremont and how technology can reduce accidents and traffic. we can always just use mike inouye. >> thank you.
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the impairment critical. do get over there if you have that in fremont, talking about a wheelchair. get over there. a big view of the bay. all the green sensors but slowing south bay. the crash still reported there. the crew is not there to tell us what's going on. we see throwing off the high rise. an earlier crash, we showed you right by san jose airport. one lane may be blocked. and the numbers bigger there on 28. that number is growing.
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>> it is friday eve. >> yes, it is. if you're going to pebble beach to check out the pro-am, a nice one. some mid-50s. extra layers. upper 50s with a few more clouds moving in. on saturday the bay area high temperatures along the coast in the upper 50s. the bay up to 64 degrees and 67 degrees. cooler on sunday. plan for gusty winds even though we see our high temperatures in the low 60s. that's still slightly above average. if you're going out to the knbr giants fan fest, it starts out at 51 and warms up throughout the day. a couple hours to rest before we go to the lunar new year parade.
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on sunday half moon bay temperatures reach 60 degrees with a mix of sun and clouds. going to russian river valley you'll enjoy sunshine, mild temperatures. 65 degrees tomorrow. 63 degrees on saturday. and cooler on sunday. check out yosemite. 23 degrees on sunday. be prepared for that. not only will it be colder but it will also be very windy. here's where you can get warmer weather, santa barbara and along the coast temperatures in the low to mid-60s as we get more sunshine continuing from. make sure you're following me on social media. let me know where you're headed. if you'd like a personalized forecast i can hook you up with that. >> thanks, kari.
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6:39 right now. coming up on "today in the bay," the fight that's coming to a head between a luxury designer store and a pot shop. pushing for a spot in the heart of union square. a live report coming up. president trump this morning questioning the faith of two deeply religious politicians. where did he do it? the national prayer breakfast. and a dmv do-over. the new bill that may give you options when it comes to your driver's license photo but at a cost. we'll have a look at the details and maybe a little peek at drivers licenses of people you may know. tom steyer: listen, every democrat running for president is better than the criminal in the white house. we all have progressive plans to address the big challenges facing our country.
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what makes me different, is i've been working for ten years outside of washington, to end the corporate takeover of our democracy, and to return power to the american people. i started need to impeach to hold this lawless president accountable. i'm proposing big reforms like term limits... ...a national referendum... ...and ending corporate money in politics. as president, i'll declare climate change an emergency on day 1. and, use those powers to finally address the climate crisis. and, i've spent 30 years building a successful international business. so, i can take on donald trump on the economy - and beat him. i'm tom steyer and i approve this message - because there is nothing more powerful than the unified voice of the american people.
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othroughout the country for the past twelve years, mr. michael bloomberg is here. vo: leadership in action. mayor bloomberg and president obama worked together in the fight for gun safety laws, to improve education, and to develop innovative ways to help teens gain the skills needed to find good jobs. obama: at a time when washington is divided in old ideological battles he shows us what can be achieved when we bring people together to seek pragmatic solutions. bloomberg: i'm mike bloomberg and i approve this message.
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happy friday eve. it is 6:43 and we're taking a live look outside in san jose as the sun rises. we're still 20 minutes away from sun rise and we're going to feel our temperatures in the low 40s to start rising above normal reaching 63 by 2:00. the drought monitor just updated, we'll talk about that in less than five minutes. heads up, commuters. westbound dumbarton bridge. there is a disabled vehicle at the high rise causing more slowing there. a crash does have everything off to the shoulder. it is a distraction and southbound 17, both lanes are blocked by a crash there but the northbound side the commute builds up.
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thank you, mike. >> lawyers for chanel will go head-to-head with a bay area man who wants to open a high-end pot dispensary right next to the union square luxury store. >> "today in the bay's" kris sanchez with more on this battle. >> reporter: the pot dispensary owner and luxury business owner are at odds. they say their clientele is just not the same. the lawyers for chanel and other property owners want them to say no at 146 geary avenue. the applicant is partnered one seattle-based have a heart pot dispensary business. though they have been paying rent at that proposed location they need the planning commission to give the green light before they can start doing business there.
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corners for chanel wrote in a request for a discretionary review the retail pot clientele is at odds with the clientele and will have a significant detrimental effect on these long established businesses. the planning commission will hear the request for that review today. however, the staff recommendation is that the commissioners approve the project as proposed. the meeting is this afternoon at 1:00. kris sanchez, "today in the bay." >> thanks for that. >> a lot of people in southern california were wondering what they saw in the skies a little after midnight. it was a missile launch. the air force says that the missile splashed down near marshall island and the test has been in the works for months. there may come a day where you're forced to vote.
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a new measure introduced by mark levine. it's not likely to be considered until the spring. dozens of other countries have laws that require to you vote. lavine also says voters would still have the option to commit an empty ballot. >> bernie sanders' campaign is coming to california today but the candidate is not. engaging no party preference voters. >> president trump took a shot at mitt romney and nancy pelosi this morning. >> scott mcgrew, he did that at the national prayer breakfast. >> didn't name them by name but it wasn't hard to figure out who he meant. mitt romney yesterday said he looked deeply into his own faith to reach that decision to become
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the only republican to vote guilty. senator romney is a latter-day saint. nancy pelosi is a catholic. says she often prays for the president. here is the president at the national prayer breakfast. >> i don't like people who use their faith as justification for doing what they know is wrong, nor do i like people who say, i pray for you when they know that's not so. so many people have been hurt. we can't let that go on. and i'll be discussing that a little bit later at the white house. >> now what precisely the president is going to put a stop to is unclear. he didn't say but he will take the nation this morning at 9:00. the president, of course, found not guilty on the two
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accusations against him, abuse of power and obstruction of congress. >> donald john trump, president of the united states, is not guilty as charged in the first article of impeachment. >> i mentioned romney, history made when republican mitt romney voted guilty on the first count. the first time in american history a member of the president's own party voted guilty in an impeachment trial. romney said doing the right thing was far more important than fear. >> i'm sure to hear abuse from the president and his supporters. does anyone seriously believe that i would consent to these consequences other than from an inescapable conviction that my oath before god demanded it of me. >> you heard the president questioning romney's faith. president trump's son called romney a name we can't repeat on television. the only people who vote for romney is utah, a very
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conservative state but not pro-trump. trump won utah with 45% of the vote. we will be watching what the president will be putting a stop to 9:00 a.m. our time. >> thanks, scott. 6:49 right now. >> if you're not happy with your driver's license, there is some good news to tell but. there is a bill going through sacramento that would allow you to select not one but three shots and then you pick your favorite photo. it will cost you an extra $5. a lot of people are willing. >> you have to pick one shot? can't you do the whole montage? >> you can do that at home before, the practice shot. the only issue i have whenever i take -- the camera is always lower and i was like bending down to take that one. >> yours looks nice. they look fantastic.
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>> now the lines will be even longer while the woman in front of you is like -- >> hey, be quit talking about me like that. >> and we're like, come on, i've been here three hours. >> is that the look you were giving? >> not really. >> got to get the angles. >> beautiful forecast. we're starting out this morning taking our own selfies, enjoying the sunshine and we're also going to have some cool temperatures. here is a live look in dublin as you get ready to head out the door. now it is still cold. check out these temperatures. we're still in the upper 30s to start out this morning. look at the afternoon. so much better with all that sunshine. we're still missing out on the rain. all of it still going up and around, missing out on the bay area and warming up today as
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well as tomorrow as we see the rain to the west of us. into the weekend the low starts to dive to the south bringing down some cooler canadian air along with gusty winds but no rain, at least not here. we could see a few soughty showers but it's been a dry start to the month of february and we know that january was really dry, too. over to the east bay and extending to the sacramento valley where we are abnormally dry. santa rosa is missing nearly 6 inches of rain and approaching that abnormally dry category. we have more dry weather in the forecast. we go into the week, still going to be cool especially during the early morning and late evening hours.
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just be prepared for that. we see our inland temperatures reaching the low 70s. we will have two days well above normal. we should be at 59 degrees. temperatures extend even into the weekend as we cool off a few more degrees on sunday. mike, you are calling out three trouble spots. >> overall a pleasant drive. look at the distribution here. dumbarton and south for the troubles this morning. west 84. a crash reported before you make landfall. that is an issue if you head to menlo park, palo alto, heading to facebook's campus there. in fremont doing okay. here progress southbound 17. heading south to santa cruz, one lane is blocked and you see mild slowing heading to that crash
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scene. if you have friends coming over from santa cruz they may be delayed, they may be late for work here. a crash on the shoulder now but four vehicles quite a distraction for the build. here are the bridges, much more smoothly than the dumbarton bridge and no surprises getting to the bay bridge. back to you, laura. it's 6:53. high-speed train derailed in northern italy killing two and hurting 27. the train was going about 185 miles an hour when it derailed and struck another train. two people who died were train engineers. the cause is under investigation. >> another freeway shooting in the east bay. the third in a week. what investigators are just now telling us about this. plus, all new this morning, a lofty plan takes flight in tahoe. why there's less turbulence this morning for a giant gondola
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connecting two popular ski resorts and i want to you stick around because the "today" show remembers actor kirk douglas who passed away yesterday at the age of 103. that's all coming up for you at 7:00. we're back in two minutes on nbc bay area.
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othroughout the country for the past twelve years, mr. michael bloomberg is here. vo: leadership in action. mayor bloomberg and president obama worked together in the fight for gun safety laws, to improve education, and to develop innovative ways to help teens gain the skills needed to find good jobs. obama: at a time when washington is divided in old ideological battles he shows us what can be achieved when we bring people together to seek pragmatic solutions. bloomberg: i'm mike bloomberg and i approve this message. welcome back. before you head out the door it is 6:56.
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here are the top stories on "today in the bay." a new round of gun violence on a bay area freeway. this is the third shooting within a week on a bay area interstate including two on 880 within the past 24 hours. one on 580 in oakland on sunday. the latest 880 shooting happened a little after 10:00 last night. that's when chp officers in oakland found a car sprayed with bullets near the 23rd avenue northbound on ramp. yesterday morning we brought you live breaking news coverage of a shooting in fremont. no one was injured in any of the shootings. the deadly b.a.r.t. stabbing trial resumes later this morning in oakland. john lee cowell accused of killing nia wilson in 2018 and critically injuring her sister. cameras are not allowed in the courtroom but cowell had to be removed in opening statements for repeatedly interrupting prosecutors. jurors also saw gruesome surveillance video of the attack. a judge later allowed cowell to
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be returned to that area when the defense took over. new this morning a new gondola is on track. the "l.a. times" reports that a lawsuit seeking to block construction has been dismissed. part of the agreement will allow the resorts to conserve 27 acres of wildlife habitat and the gondola rerouted away from the willeder. wilderness. a live look at the cal train station in san carlos where it's possible a commuter village may sit one day. that's the idea behind a plan considered today. board members will vote on developing affordable housing in areas around stations on the peninsula. housing advocates would like to see cal train open all of its land parcells for housing. transit villages take away
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parking spaces and add to congestion, they argue. another cold start but warming up for us. >> it's going to be warmer this afternoon. some of our inland areas will reach the low 70s today. 71 tomorrow and cooler for the weekend but still nice. a bigger drop in temperatures next week. watch out for delays towards palo alto. >> the bridge heading across, the dumbarton bridge, east palo alto. there's a disabled vehicle causing a problem this view of the san mateo bridge may be where more folks are headed. >> getting crowded out there. we're back with a live local news update at 7:25. >> did you catch our midday show yesterday? >> it was so great. >> you want to tune in today. much more news, rert for you and a lot of fun.
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>> a beautiful live look outside on this thursday morning as we inch closer to the weekend. have a great day. he is hereby acquitted. >> good morning. president trump found not guilty after the final vote on impeachment, but it's mitt romney in the spotlight this morning, the lone republican breaking ranks with his party in a dramatic speech on the senate floor. >> my faith is at the heart of who i am. i take an oath before god as enormously consequential. >> this morning the calls he's now facing to be expelled from the gop. breaking overnight, still too close to call. new results from iowa show pete buttigieg and bernie sanders

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