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behind in a few minutes. good morning. it is monday, october 10. it's also columbus day. i'm elizabeth wenger. frank decided to take the holiday off so he has this morning to sleep in. >> must be nice. i'm grace lee. today labor unions are getting involved in one of the "occupy" protests here in the bay area and our kristy seifkin is in san francisco reporting that the demonstrations show no sign of slowing down. >> reporter: protestors are here at the federal reserve. they are still camped out about 50 to 60 of them. they will be joined by more protestors this morning around 7:00. a group of hotel union workers plans to join them for a wake- up call and then even more protestors joining them on wednesday. that group plans to participate in a march through the streets of the financial district. now, at this point "occupy san francisco" is looking to get a permit to camp out at the civic
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center plaza, something that supervisor john avalos a candidate for mayor and will be speaking at the event on wednesday is going to try to help them achieve on tuesday. and in san jose, as we saw in the live shots outside, still seeing some protestors participate at city hall. on wednesday the santa clara county board of supervisors plans to meet with several faith-based groups in addition to community groups and they will be discussing the protestors' requests to get kamala harris to force those big banks to be accountable. a couple of hours away in sacramento, protesting continues there although they had a little bump in the road. they had been occupying a park in sacramento called cesar chavez park. but since it closes after sundown, those protestors on thursday night were removed for being there illegally. now, as these protests continue across the country, many political leaders are taking very openly taking sides. >> some of them are there because they don't have a job yet. but the fact of the matter is, why aren't there jobs? go and picket the white house.
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demonstrate in front of the white house. >> when we said everyone should pay their fair share, the other side said, that's class warfare. no. it's not. it's the most endearing american value, fairness. it's about everyone paying their fair share. >> reporter: in addition to san francisco, san jose and sacramento, this movement has spread to the east bay, as well. "occupy berkeley" setting up camp on saturday night and today around 4:00 we expect to see "occupy oakland" setting up an encampment, as well. so there are no signs of slowing down. >> does it seem like at this point there's any signs that the folks on capitol hill are listening to these protestors? >> reporter: the fact that there are several meetings scheduled this week tuesday and wednesday with people who you know -- some of them vying for the presidency, some of them in political roles, seems like there's at least some response but no concrete actions have
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been taken at this point. >> kristy seifkin live for thus morning in san francisco. thank you. the protests against wall street power are being held in more than a dozen american cities. one group is camped out near the white house in washington and promising to stay even after their permit expires today. >> we have to be parade to vacate or to be -- we have to be prepared to vacate or be arrested. >> antiwar group called stop the machine has joined the protest in washington. and investigators are expected to release the names of the victims of a double murder in san jose. the shooting happened in an alley near south third street on saturday. the victims were a 19-year-old man and a 20-year-old woman. the man died at the scene. the woman died yesterday. but no arrests have been made. a santa clara county sheriff's deputy is on paid leave after a weekend shooting. san jose police are investigating a shooting before noon on saturday. a deputy an patrol had
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approached a stolen vehicle and fired when the man in the car made a move he considered threatening. the man was not hit. he fled but was caught nearby. governor brown had to deal with hundreds of bills before midnight. among those he signed, one that bans younger people from using tanning beds. and stephanie chuang joins us from san jose's willow glen area to explain why. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. right now, anyone between 15 to 17 years old can go inside one of these salons and use a tanning bed as long as they have a note from their parents. starting january 1, forget the note. anyone who is not at least 18 years old cannot go inside and use one of these tanning beds anymore. this does make california the strictest in the country when it comes to tanning laws. texas law bans teens younger than 16 from using tanning beds and some 30 other states have some sort of age restriction.
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state senator ted lieu a democrat from torrence has been pushing for this for years. >> indoor tanning beds are lethal. the uv rays they emit are far more dangerous than the sun. they penetrate much more deeply and they cause deadly melanoma. >> reporter: the tanning bed industry has always maintained there is no solid evidence directly connecting tanning bed use to skin cancer. as for the business side of thingsers the indoor tanning association says 5 to 10% of its members' customers are under 18 and it's enough to hurt their bottom line. in fact, those tanning salons in willow glen are part of the association. other states are considering similar age restrictions from illinois to rhode island to new york to ohio. they have though not enacted those laws yet. back to you. >> thank you. another bill signed by the governor will require insurance
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companies to provide coverage for autistic children. the bill's opponents say it will increase insurance premiums but supporters say it will save money in the long run by helping prepare those children as life as adults. the governor signed a bill that children 12 or older can get the human papilloma virus vaccine without consent, also to prevent local police from impounding local cars from sobriety checkpoints if the only offense is unlicensed driving. he veto aid bill that would allow colleges to consider race and sex as part of admissions. most city employees in oakland are taking a forced day off, an unpaid day intended to reduce the city's $58 million budget deficit. emergency service not affected. but just about every other department will be. the other exception, parking
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enforcement of the city still giving out those parking tickets. i think they are making plenty of money on those. >> you've been warned. 5:07. hope you enjoyed the sun. the weather is changing again. >> we have clouds out there couple of showers showing up around the bay area right now. nothing really major but if you are heading out the door, bring the umbrella. a line of showers across the bay area right now into the concord area along the peninsula. scattered showers ahead of this new system as it looks like it's going to roll overhead toward the afternoon. and the skies are going to thicken up with the clouds and most of the moisture is going to end up in parts of the north bay. that will be the wettest part from the system and even that not a whole lot. still temperatures not bad. 70s in the south bay. 60s with that cloud cover in the north bay and that better chance of some showers. looks like after this, though, high pressure builds in. temperatures expected to warm
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up maybe some 90s as weed had into the middle of the week. let's check in with gianna on traffic. >> thank you, lawrence. we are dealing with mass transit delays. ace train number one just slight delays about five minutes behind schedule but that means it won't arrive in vasco until about 5:23 as opposed to 5:18, 5:19 as usual. but the good news is the rest of mass transit is on time. bart, muni, caltrain no delays. ferries looking good. bay bridge toll plaza metering lights are off. slight delays in the cash lanes. overall other bay area bridges problem-free. san mateo bridge both directions looking good. 14 minutes between 880 and 101. we'll check the golden gate bridge coming up. right now back to you. time now is 5:08. a 700-pound bronze pelican stolen. why the loss is so hard breaking for one bay area city. they were released by some people that are just simply [ indiscernible ] >> a pricy high school project ruined before it could be
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completed. the environmental experiment taken by vandals. >> and it is the worst violence since egypt ousted its president. how the country is take action to stop deadly riots. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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clashes continue between christian protestors and egyptian security forces if cairo. at least two dozen people were killed in the first round of protests last night outside a state television building. the protestors are upset about a recent attack on a church. today's violence is outside a hospital where the injured from last night's incident are being treated. an army ranger from salinas is among the latest americans killed by insurgents in
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afghanistan. the pentagon says specialist ricardo cerros junior died in a firefight. he had been enlisted since july of last year. he joined the 75th rangers this past march. cerros was stationed at fort lewis, washington. the marin county sheriff's department is trying to find out who released tens of thousands of fish into san francisco bay. those vandals sabotaged a project that young students have been working on for months. the students have been raising chinook salmon since they were eggs at the tiburon salmon institute. >> you see them eat. you see them grow. and then eventually you see them leave and go out into the waters. it's really nice to see. >> that learning experience now ruined. the vandals released about 40,000 salmon last month and the remaining 20,000 sometime before saturday morning. there is some speculation but no evidence that this could be the work of animal liberators.
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the search is now on for the thieves who stole a 700- pound bronze statue from a north bay park. it was taken from a novato city park last week. the native american-themed statue was 9 feet tall and 10- foot wingspan. it cost the city more than $27,000. $1,000 reward is offered for information to get it back. no easy feat with something that big and heavy. >> yeah. not easy to steal or hide. >> no kidding. the last-minute push to save a struggling east bay school. they raised the money, but will it be enough? coming up. i grew up in oakland. so i felt like i needed to be here today for a little while. >> just win, baby. the emotional game for the raiders just a day after the death of al davis. ,, ,,
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"occupy" protests good morning. 5:16. in the headlines, "occupy" protests are continuing in the bay area and across the country today. here's a live look in downtown san jose at the protestors who have been out there all night and continue to be. and in san francisco, a labor union is expected to join protestors on market street later this morning. investigators are expected to release the names of the victims of a double murder in
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san jose in an allly on south third industry on saturday. no arrests so far. starting in the new year people under 18 will not be allowed to use tanning beds in california. governor brown signed the bill yesterday, one of hundreds he had to consider before a deadline of midnight this morning. not a lot of sun? >> not at all. cloudy with light showers. it's weakening. it's pushing through now, just kind of falling apart and that's what we expect with this kind of system moving on through today. still, i would bring that umbrella with you if you are heading out the door. it looks like things are going to stay unsettled especially toward the afternoon. i think that's when we seal a better chance of seeing some rainfall. so clouds on the increase throughout the day, chance of rain especially north of the golden gate bridge and yup, we have some warmer weather on the way. but we have to wait until we get through this system and then toward the middle of the week things settle out a bit. a lot of overrunning and high pressure and the system rolling over the top of it bringing
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some rainfall to far northern california. we'll catch the southern edge of that so not a ton of rain but enough to get things wet outside. computer models picking up on it pretty well. a lot of clouds around the bay area, also happens to be running through the day things are pick up toward the middle of the day about 1:00 or so. seeing a few light showers showing up in parts of the north bay and then in the afternoon it begins to sag a little further south so it could be a little wet for the commute if you are heading home this evening. still, not a major rainout for today. temperatures going to reflect that. you will see some 70s in the south bay cooler numbers in the north bay. we are expecting more raindrops there. and then as we head into the next couple of days we'll bring back sunshine, partly cloudy skies tomorrow. wednesday, thursday those temperatures begin to heat up. 80s and the possibility of some low 90s toward thursday. cooling off toward next weekend. >> traffic time with gianna. when that rain hits it causes problems on the freeways we'll continue to keep you updated here. right now, traffic on 580 near
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dublin-pleasanton approaching 680 interchange and so far, seeing some extra volume on the westbound side but traffic not too bad. elsewhere heading over to the golden gate bridge, so far, so good. looks like we are seeing some extra volume as you work your way into san francisco but still accident-free. an easy 12 minutes from 580 to the golden gate bridge toll plaza. towards the bay bridge, not bad. traffic is moving up to speed westbound on the eastshore freeway. no delays, traffic very light as you hit the bay bridge toll plaza. later on though there is some roadwork between 7 a.m. and 2 p.m. on the lower deck for paving. they will alternate between right and left lanes. ballots are being mailed out this week for next month's election in san francisco. voters will decide who will be mayor for the next four years. "the examiner" reports ed lee is the favorite. he was appointed to replace gavin newsom when he became
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california's lieutenant governor. in the east bay, some people can start voting by mail today. in newark, mayor david smith is stepping down after serving since 1978. three candidates are on the ballot to replacement. emeryville residents are deciding on three city council members. and in livermore, voters will select a mayor and two councilmembers. a decision is expected today on the future of the east bay school. the board of windrush school in el cerrito is scheduled to meet. the private school has raised more than $800,000. school officials said it needed at least that much to stay open. a little bit of good news at the pump. we don't hear this very often. >> the price of gas dropped 13 cents in the past two weeks. the latest lundberg survey shows gas goes for an average of 3.42 a gallon nationwide but, of course, we don't really see those prices here in the bay area because we have the highest ones in the country.
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according to gasbuddy.com, san francisco tops out at 3.89 a gallon. oakland and san jose are 10 cents lower. so fill up outside of the city. [ laughter ] >> outside the bay area. that's right. all right. it is 5:21. attack of the flying hot dogs. the bizarre interruption to tiger woods' pga return. >> they could make a whole lot of pumpkin pie. the giant weigh-in at half moon bay and why the prize is especially sweet this year. ,,,,,,,,
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loss after the victory. al davis did just about everything in the sport over the decades, team owner, coach, and even commissioner of the old american football league. the pressure is on. nba players and owners have to agree today if they want to start the season on time. after meeting for hours late yesterday, the two sides couldn't reach a compromise. if there is no deal between the players and the owners, the first two weeks could now be cancelled. talks are expected to resume this afternoon. the biggest issue is money. tiger woods is back in the headlines this time get this for surviving a hot dog attack. woods was playing in the frys.com open in san martin when a fan ducked under the ropes and threw a hot dog at the golfer. the hot dog didn't even come close, which is probably why there is no video of it but the fan was arrested and charged with disturbing the peace. the whole thing was caught on camera but the pga chose not to air the video.
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so incorrect there. the blue angels are done. fleet week events continue in san francisco. later today more than half a dozen navy ships are open for tours on the san francisco waterfront. 27 and 35 piers from 8 a.m. to 4:00 this afternoon. and at piers 30 and 32 from 8 a.m. to noon. >> hopefully you got to see them on saturday. by sunday the fog rolled in and they flew in made a loop and disappeared into the clouds. check out these gigantic gourds. the 38th annual safeway world championship pumpkin weighiot is this morning in half moon bay -- weigh-off is this morning in half moon bay. there is $20,000 in prize money up for grabs. last year's winner was 1,535 pounds. the competition kicks off at 7 a.m. on main street. >> that's what i call a good
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it is gaining momentum. demonstrations against wall street including here in the bay area. >> cloudy skies and chance of rain. we'll have more on that coming up. >> nice conditions so far on the roads but there is roadwork. details in just minutes. happy columbus day. it's monday, october 10. i'm grace lee. >> and i'm elizabeth wenger. frank has the morning off. the "occupy" protests against wall street show no signs of cooling off. and now even more bay area cities are joining the cause. >> kristy seifkin is in san francisco where some labor leaders say they are now going
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to get involved and it's happening today. >> reporter: still have several protestors out here at the federal reserve. you can see 50 or 60 still camped out and they will be joined by more supporters this morning around 7:00. members of a hotel workers union will be coming here to the reserve to participate in what they call a wake-up call. wednesday people coming to join them in a march through the streets of the financial district. now, at this point, "occupy sf" is actually looking to get a permit to be able to camp out at the civic center plaza and that's something that supervisor john avalos, who is in contention for mayor and also is a speaker at the presentation that's going to happen on wednesday, he is going to try to help them get that permit on tuesday. san jose, a live look at the few protestors remaining in a few tents there, they are hanging on tight at city hall.
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on wednesday, meetings will continue, the santa clara county board of supervisors will meet with several faith- based organizations and community members. the goal is that they are going to talk about the protestors' request for kamala harris to force big banks to be accountable. and then a couple of hours away sacramento's efforts are continuing as well although they did experience a little bump in the road. some protestors who had been camping out at cesar chavez park were forced to [ signal breakup ] on thursday night because they were there past the end of park hours at sunset. one of the questions with all these protests here in the bay area, and in sacramento, is can these protestors actually be successful? >> what i think is significant about it is that it's opening up a space to talk about solutions because while they have -- this is a protest, they have yet to come up with and solidify around clear demands. but it makes us think about, what are the solutions? >> reporter: in addition to the
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encampments in the city and in san jose and sacramento, the movement spread to the east bay. berkeley already set up an occupy berkeley setup on saturday night and today at 4:00 occupy oakland will be setting up at frank ogawa plaza at 4 p.m. these efforts aren't slowing down despite arrests in sacramento. back to you. >> thank you. it's not just here in the bay area. "occupy" protests have spread to more than a dozen cities across the country. one group is camped out near the white house in washington and they are promising to stay even when their permit expires. >> we had to be prepared to vacate or to be arrested if they come and we still have to be prepared. >> an antiwar group called stop the machine has joined the protest in washington. egypt's cabinet will hold an emergency meeting today to discuss the deadly riots between christian protestors and egyptian security forces in cairo. at least two dozen people were killed in the first round of
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protests last night. it happened outside a state television building. the protestors are upset about a recent attack on a church. today's violence is outside a hospital where the injured from last night's incident are being treated. an army ranger from the monterey area is among the latest americans killed by insurgents in afghanistan. the pentagon says specialist ricardo cerros, jr., died saturday during a firefight in the low gar province. the 24-year-old from salinas enlisted in july of last year and joined the 75th rangers in march. he was stationed in fort lewis, in washington. the search for a suspect in a san jose double murder continues. investigators are expected to release the names of the victims today. the shooting happened in an alley near south third street downtown on saturday. the victims were a 19-year-old man and 20-year-old woman. the man died at the scene. the woman died later yesterday. but there have been no arrests. it's been a busy weekend
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for governor brown, dealing with hundreds of bills before this morning's midnight deadline. and among those that he signed one that bans people under 18 from using tanningg beds. stephanie chuang reports. >> reporter: anyone between 15 and 17 years old can now use a tanning bed as long as their parents give them permission. now starting january 1 you just have to be 18 years old. texas bans teens younger than 16 from using tanning beds. the bill sponsor here in california is state senator ted lieu a democrat from torrance. he says it's a critical move to protect minors most suseptible to melanoma. >> because of the way the
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disease works you won't know you have skin cancer after you walk out until years later and that's why it's so dangerous. >> reporter: the tanning bed industry has continued to maintain there is no solid evidence that directly links tanning bed s to skin cancer. the international agency for research on cancer has recommended that states enact these kinds of laws to protect minors from additional risks of melanoma. you can use the tanning sprays and lotions. starting january 1 you have to be 18 to use a tanning bed. >> stephanie obviously the tanning bed owners aren't happy about this but do we know what percentage of their business it is? is it a large number of people under 18 that use the tanning beds? >> reporter: absolutely. the indoor tanning association, which has been very vocal about these kinds of laws in different states has said that for its members, between five
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to 10% actually of the customers are under 18 years old and i should mention this tanning salon here in willow glen is part of the association. so the worry is it will hurt business. >> thank you. another bill signed by the governor will require insurance companies to provide coverage for autistic children. the bill's opponents say it will increase insurance premiums. but supporters say it will save money by helping prepare children for life as adults. the governor signed a bill that allows kids 12 and older to get the hpv vaccine without parental consent. he also signed a bill to prevent local police from impounding cars at sobriety checkpoints if the only offense is driving without a license. he vetoed a bill that would have allowed applicants' race and gender to be considered in
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admissions. nancy pelosi says republican senator scott brown is, quote, clueless about women. brown is well known for this posing nude for a magazine whens of going to law school and during a debate last week his democratic rifle elizabeth warren said she kept her clothes on while she was going to college n response to that, brown said, quote, thank god. a comment in a raised pelosi's ire. >> good comeback. in the east bay, some people can start voting by mail today. >> in newark, mayor dave smith is stepping down after serving since 1978. three candidate are on the ballot to become his replacement. in emeryville residents are deciding on three city council members. and in livermore, voters are selecting a mayor and two councilmembers. getting busy in the election season. offices in oakland will be closed today but actually not because of the columbus day holiday. most city employees in oakland are taking the day off. it will be one of several
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unpaid days intended to reduce the city's $58 million budget deficit. emergency services are not affected but just about every other department will be except of course there is one exception, parking. parking enforcement. the city will still be handing out parking tickets. time for a fully clothed weather segment. [ laughter ] >> can we guarantee that? >> nice segue. [ laughter ] >> this is one of those days you want to have all your clothes on and an umbrella, too, as we are going to see a chance of showers around the bay area. some unsettled weather outside today as the clouds are rolling on by. we have had some reports of a few light showers making their way across our skies today. you see some of that moisture over the top of this ridge of high pressure really not the best chance to get a storm in the area but we have a chance of rain. so bring the umbrella. better chance of rain this afternoon the . 70s this
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afternoon, chance of rain at the coast in the 60s. so far traffic light on this monday morning commute not a lot to report. in fact, a good time to be on the roads. a live look at the bay bridge toll plaza. metering lights are still off and no delays as you work your way across the upper deck into san francisco. later on though there is roadwork in effect on lower deck around treasure island from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. because of paving. traffic enforcement parking, et cetera, is in effect today despite the columbus day for san francisco. thank you. well, time now is 5:40. tiger woods becomes a target in a bizarre incident on a california golf course. that's coming up coming up. coming right up. >> and there is a dangerous trend with gummi bears coming up. ,,,,
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good morning, bay area. we have clouds in the skies and some light showers early on today. better chance of rain this afternoon. chance of rain more likely by the afternoon, especially in the north bay. but as weed had toward the rest of the week, we have -- as we head toward the rest of the week, warmer weather. rain in far northern california and sprinkles in the bay area. that will likely pick up toward the afternoon. computer models picking up on it now pretty well in the afternoon. you are going to notice more showers beginning to gather here in the bay area especially in parts of the north bay. about 1:00 or so you can see that heavier band still just off
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the coast. better chance of rain outside. bring the rain jacket and umbrella. you may need them. temperatures not bad today. warmer numbers in the south bay with a little more sun. those numbers expected to be in the mid-70s in the warmest spots towards san jose, 76 livermore. north bay cloudy and rain. today we are going to try to sneak through this monday and then after that, partly cloudy skies into tuesday and then toward the middle of the week, temperatures pop up. 80s and low 90s into thursday. cloudy and cooler on friday, sunshine next weekend. we're still deal with mass transit delays. ace train number one still about 5 minutes behind schedule. ace train number three right on time so expected to hit fremont
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just before 6:00. the rest of mast is on time. the rest of the bay area -- the rest of mass transit is on time. live look at activity along 280 through downtown san jose. there are a few cars on the roads but so far no major snags to work your way through there. 101 also checking in problem- free through the south bay. 880/237 connector through milpitas problem-free. no usual delays until 7:00 so you should be good to go for about an hour and a half through that area. the rest of the bay area on 880 into oakland, northbound traffic looks good all the way into the maze. southbound we are not seeing any delays as you head towards the south bay. traffic looks good there, as well. overnight construction in the hayward area has been cleared. toward the san mateo bridge, both directions problem-free around 14 minutes to go between 880 and 101. on 101 towards sfo, 72 miles per hour on the northbound side of 101. stays like that into san
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francisco so a little fast. southbound looking good into south bay and again 280 accident-free. foggy through the pacifica, daly city area. on the golden gate bridge not bad. in fact, 11 minutes to go from 580 all the way down do golden gate toll plaza southbound. remember kcbs once you do hit the roads. they're our radio partners. and you can find them at 740-am and 106.9-fm. let's check today's top stories. those "occupy" protests are gaining steam in the bay area and across the country today. here's a leave look at san jose where police have broken up most of the protestors but a few still remain. in san francisco, a labor union is expected to join protestors on market street this morning. starting in the new year, people under 18 will not be allowed to use tanning beds in california. this ban was one of several bills that governor brown signed before a midnight deadline. nba players and owners have until the end of the day to reach a labor deal.
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if they fail to do so, the first two weeks of the regular season are going to be cancelled. both sides are expected to meet today. this morning, the oakland raiders are celebrating a win a couple of days after the death of the team's long-time owner al davis. >> interception, it's over! after the passing of al davis yesterday, just win, baby, lives for the raiders. >> yesterday's 25-20 victory on the road at houston was an emotional one for many with the team. >> i know coach is up there rejoicing because his football team did what he always said do, commitment to excellence, pride and poise, and just win. >> head coach hue jackson was among those who really felt the loss of al days of after the victory. al davis did just about everything in the sport over the decades, i'm owner, coach and -- team owner, coach and
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even commissioner of the old american football league. in the bay area was emotional for raiders fans. at headquarters in alameda a memorial for davis has doubled since saturda under a flag flown at half-staff. while the raiders have started the season with a 3-2 record, the 49ers are 4-1. the team finally shed its doormat image with a 48-3 win at home against tampa bay. it is the third straight win for jim harbaugh. tiger woods back on the golf course dodging a hot dog. woods was playing at the frys.com open near gilroy when a fan ducked under the ropes and threw a hot dog at the golfer. it didn't come close to hitting woods but the fan was arrested and charged with disturbing the peace. the whole thing was caught on camera but the pga chose not to air that video. woods finished in 30th in the
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tournament of. we have some health news now. this is a warning about gummi bears. some kids are apparently using them to get drunk. >> they can ingest more than they know that they are ingesting because they are taking handfuls of candy and they don't necessarily know how much they have ingested and so they tend to become intoxicated quickly. >> there are thousands of instructions online on how to make those boozy gummi bears, just soak them in vodka. the problem is so bad in hollister that police have posted a warning on facebook. more reasons for mothers to choose breast-feeding. researchers in the uk looked at the impact of breast-feeding for two years and found it boost children's iq, health and reduces the chances of behavioral and weight problems. researchers encourage more mothers to breast-feed and for a longer period of time. 5:49. it's the long and winding road that takes another turn for a former beatle. we'll have that story straight
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ahead. >> and giant gourds get weighed at half moon bay this morning. the extra spice added to this year's pumpkin competition. your home and auto policies and save. don't worry, tiny people. a gentle giant.
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sir paul mccartney is waking up a married man this morning. >> the former beatle wed an american heiress named nancy
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shevelle in london yesterday. fans threw flowers at the couple and they threw their arms up on the steps of town hall. the musician and the bride played off the playful sign as they left for the reception at his home. >> i'm feeling married. >> i think she is really in love with him. so this wedding is going to be the -- this marriage is going to be the last one. >> this is mccartney's third marriage. shevelle's second. his first wife linda died of breast cancer in 1998. mccharlotte any and former model -- mccartney and former model heather mills had a bitter divorce a few years ago. the blue angels are finished after fog limited their performance yesterday. later today more than half dozen navy ships are opening for tours at piers 27 and 35 from 8 a.m.
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to 4 p.m. today and piers 30 to 32 from 8 a.m. to noon. >> this is a big deal. check out some gourds. they are really big. they are gigantic. it's the 38th annual safeway world championship pumpkin weigh-off this morning in half moon bay. these pumpkins are going to be vying for the world record and $5,000. there is an additional $20,000 in prize money up for grabs, as well. last year's winning pumpkins weighed in at 1,535 pounds. competition kicks off at 7 a.m. on main street. >> traffic was incredible there. a lot of people going to see the half moon bay pumpkin festival. >> pumpkin pie at the festival? >> my goodness, those 500-pound pumpkins, you could feed an army with that. cloudy skies right now and yes indeed, there have been a
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couple of light showers but it looks like i think a better chance of seeing rainfall toward the afternoon. 60s in the north bay and 70s into parts of the south bay. and then after we get through today, i think things settle down nicely as high pressure begins to build in partly cloudy skies for tomorrow. but by wednesday and thursday, sunshine returns and a whole lot of it bringing those temperatures up to the 80s and low 90s towards thursday then cooling down as we look toward next weekend. pleasanton westbound 580 extra volume but overall traffic moving along at nice speeds. we'll show you a map of the altamont pass. 19 minutes west 580 from the altamont pass to 680 not too bad. westbound 4 starting to load up through antioch. roadwork on the antioch bridge is cleared. the bay bridge metering lights
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are off but you can see some slight delays there in one of those cash lanes. mass transit on time. >> hopefully traffic will be better for the holiday. >> but parking still enforced. all right. time now is 5:56. in the next half hour, what's being added to muni buses meant to make your ride safer. >> plus, nancy pelosi has some harsh words for a u.s. senator and it's not about his nude photo shoot. if you are younger than 18 in california forget about using tanning beds. we'll have details coming up on the new law just approved by the governor. and the protests against wall street are still going strong this morning. "occupy sf" joined by a new team of supporters. the details on how groups across northern california are expanding their efforts coming up. ,,
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a first in the nation a tan ban. who is barred from the beds. >> the protests are growing. the demonstrators against wall street right here in the bay area. plenty of clouds making their way across our skies, even a few few light showers to come of the more on that coming up. and the slowest spot is in the east bay. i'll tell you how long it's going to take you to get to work. good morning, it is monday, october 10. it's columbus day. i'm elizabeth wenger in for frank mallicoat. >> i'm grace lee. 5:59. and we begin with those teens that could soon need a fake id if they want a fabling bake. california is the first state in the nation to ban minors from using tanning beds. >> that's right. as stephanie chuang explains, the controversial bill was just signed by the governor. good morning, stephanie. >> reporter: good morning. now, this bill, the author, says california really needs this kind of law because

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