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earthquake, centered though on the hayward fault. it happened on the same day californians took part in an annual earthquake preparedness drill. the epicenter in berkeley at the clark kerr campus a few blocks from the main campus. this is a look at the cbs 5 seismograph. the u.s. geological survey says magnitude 4.0. we have team coverage on the bay area quake tonight. christin ayers is at the epicenter. >> reporter: we are at the campus. students here confirm that they did indeed feel that jolt and saw --felt a lot of shaking and rattling going on and it could be felt all over the bay area. my photographer and were a mile away from the epicenter and felt a jolt in our live truck and assumed we had been rear- ended until we heard about the 4.0 earthquake. it could be felt all the over the bay area and was enough to cause the usual slowdowns on bart and caltrain, as well. the quake actually also not only caused some of those
slowdowns as usual but it also caused some bay area residents their get just a little jittery. >> looked up, saw shake, moving, things falling off the wall, i thought it was bigger than it was. it felt to me like a 6. >> i thought someone hit our car. i felt the jolt and i looked back and what the heck was is that that? i thought someone -- then we saw the birds scattering everywhere and stuff. >> i got pretty scared actually, felt things shake and it got more intense and i ran outside because i thought it could be quite huge. >> run to the doorway! just stand under the doorway because apparently that's what you're supposed to do. i never actually felt an earthquake before? so it was kind of cool actually. >> i'm scared! >> how unexpected it was but we got through it. >> awesome. >> reporter: interestingly,
construction crews were working on some of the seismic upgrades at the cal memorial stadium when that happened. they tell us they felt some shaking but were able to get back to work. >> mark sayre has been talking to the experts at usgs. they are going to tell us why it was so widely felt, mark? >> reporter: and allen, we have also had some aftershocks worth mentioning a 1.8 at 90 in the afternoon 2.2 at 4:50 in the afternoon both in the east bay, felt in parts of san francisco and parts of the peninsula and experts here say more aftershocks are to be expected. >> bk is berkeley. so now it's very close in with just a sharp pulse. >> reporter: the doctor with the usgs says the epicenter of the quake was just south of the uc-berkeley campus at a depth of 6 miles. >> so it's down quite distance in terms of distance from the surface. however, it was felt widely throughout the san francisco bay area.
>> reporter: residents from as far south as santa cruz as far north as santa rosa, and into the sacramento area reported feeling the quake. >> so this is a strike foot motion so the hayward fault is a right lateral so one side moves when you look across the fault moves to the right relative to if you're staying on the opposite side. that is the same type of fault as the san andreas fault. >> reporter: as to the question could this be a foreshock to the big one? dr. aguard says that's possible but probably unlikely. >> there's always a chance that this could be followed by a larger earthquake. but the chances of that happening decrease rapidly with time. >> reporter: depending where you were in the bay area you may have felt this quake differently. some people reported feeling just one sharp jolt. others reported feeling several jolts. scientists say that's entirely consistent with the way these waves propagate. they are called s waves and p waves traveling at different speeds so depending where you
are relative to the epicenter of the quake, you may have felt it differently than someone you know in the next town over or five miles away, allen. they say, though, that they do believe that there are going to be more aftershocks around 2.0 like we're having and people are feeling those. >> thank you. coming up, we have often imagined an earthquake warning system? well, there are some scientists who think they may have found it in outer space. there are 2.5 million community college students in california but don't all stay there and many who drop out take your money with them. the financial aid doesn't have to be a bad bet for taxpayers. linda yee on how some are working to improve the odds. linda? >> reporter: elizabeth, in the past five years, more than $480 million in student aid went to community college students who simply dropped out. but educators would say no matter how much money is spent on financial aid, it's still an investment in someone's future and that dropout rate is not the student's fault but the
community college system asphalt. new studies reveal a fourth of financial aid students in bay area community colleges don't make it past the first year. san francisco city college student victoria jones says financial aid is her lifeline. she also works part time while taking a full load of classes. but she knows one reason for the dropout rate. abuse among some students. >> some people even brag about yeah, i'm going to go to school, get my financial aid check and then they don't come back. >> it may be -- you know, maybe they do that but one semester at most. >> reporter: the city college dean oversees the financial eighth aid service. he says students caught cashing in the check and then dropping out get disqualified but says a bigger reason for the dropouts is it's hard to get in some required courses. one fix? they now give high school grads priority registration. >> in the past, they had to wait until everybody else got
registered. and they couldn't get the classes that needed, for example, the english and math. and they ended up dropping from school because they got disappointed they doesn't get the class they needed. >> reporter: educators say there's even a bigger reason why financial aid students quit. >> it's life. it's -- it's trying to be a full-time worker while you're a part-time student and not being able to get enough traction between the two. >> reporter: the doctor is a member of the state chancellors student task force which is looking for ways to make repairs in the community college system and keep the students enrolled. >> standards, in other words, agreed upon standards that keep kids from high school and community college faculty expect of students coming in. >> reporter: get them better prepared? >> in effect creating that basis for better preparation so when students come in. >> reporter: and they also want to make sure that they identify problems that high school graduates may have before they get to college so they can work
on those programs instead of starting all over in college. and in the interests of full disclosure, elizabeth, i need to tell you that i also am an instructor at the community college system. >> thank you, linda yee in san francisco. today registered nurse joined "occupy sf." they set up a first aid station. san francisco is the third city to have national nurses united provide basic medical care to protestors. "occupy sf"'s first aid station located at justin herman plaza. >> and making sure that they are healthy so they can carry the message for all of us. >> members of the nurses union are also scheduled to join "occupy dc" today as well as detroit on saturday. today authorities released a 911 call from that shooting rampage at a cupertino cement plant. >> where are you shot, sir?
>> in my arms. >> okay. >> my arms and i think one might have legs. i can't really see it blood coming out everywhere. >> the gunman shareef allman shot and killed three coworkers at the lehigh quarry on october 5. six others were injured. allman shot and killed himself as authorities closed in on him the next day. tonight, a security guard is behind bars accused of a shooting rampage in the east bay. police say it started when doran long got into an argument last night with his supervisor at a public housing complex in richmond. they say he went to his concord home and loaded up on guns then fired shots into a neighbor's home narrow policing a 9-year- old child. after that police say long returned to the apartment complex and got into a gun battle with his supervisor and a coworker. >> keeping the residents safe, and then you come in here and you have a whole shootout you know what i'm saying with each other? that's ridiculous. >> the supervisor was shot several times. he is in critical condition.
it ended peacefully miles away. he was arrested without incident in placerville around 6 a.m. today. steve jobs' secret regret. his biographer reveals what the apple visionary refused to do that could have saved his life. >> i remember as we were driving down the flames were sort of keeping pace with us. >> 20 years later a look back at the most devastating urban wildfire in u.s. history. right here in the bay area. >> they have made so much progress... >> a sneak peek inside the bay area's newest tunnel. the big benefit even for people who don't drive. ,,
we learned today that steve jobs refused potentially life- saving surgery on the pancreatic cancer that recently led to his death. >> he said, i didn't want my body to be opened. i didn't want to be violated in that way. he's regretful about it. >> in an interview with 60 minutes, biographer walter isakson said doctors told apple's cofounder that the cancer was at the 5% that's treatable with surgery. but jobs wanted to treat it with natural and spiritual members. he later had the surgery but by then, the cancer had spread. you can see the complete interview sunday on "60 minutes" right here on cbs 5. score one for the cell phone industry. san francisco is delaying a new law. that law would have required cell phone retailers to hang up signs like this to disclose possible radiation risks. mike sugerman says the ordinance is on hold until a judge makes the call. reporter: you could get
cell phone could be giving you cancer. >> i think there's some research that suggest that is it can do that. >> i guess there's a slim chance. but i always figure i drink so much diet pepsi that it's going to happen that way first. >> hi, bill. >> reporter: the evidence is not conclusive. and the world health organization says hundreds of scientific articles done need further study also reporting there has been no link established. >> this question is still open. and it's very possible that in 10 years, we could be in a different place. >> reporter: which is why renee sharpe of the environmental working group backs the san francisco law forcing cell phone stores to place a warning on the wall and literature with a purchase explaining how to limit potential harm from your cell. a judge asked the city to postpone next week's implementation until he
decides. the industry says its first amendment rights are violated. why is this a first amendment case? >> the first amendment has basic protections in it where you can't force people to say things that they don't believe unless there's a compelling public interest. >> reporter: they say the world health -- >> we apologiz for that. obviously, some technical difficulties with the individual glow that story. we'll try to get you that before the end of the newscast. pg&e's problems with the natural gas pipelines could go back about 7 decades. state regulators say there are documents that show the utility installed salvaged or junk transmission pipe in the 1940s and '50s. the findings are raising concern about more undetected problems like the one that caused the deadly explosion and fire in san bruno last year. today we commemorate one of the biggest disasters to hit the bay area. the oakland hills fire. thousands of homes lost, more than two dozen people killed. ken bastida back in the hills 20 years later with a look at what has changed. >> reporter: allen, i'm here in
the hiller highlands neighborhood and, you know, if i was standing here 20 years ago tonight, it would not be a good situation. the ambient air temperature was 1800 degrees hot enough to melt asphalt. 3500 homes would be in the process of either burning down or already down to ashes. and 25 people would not live to see the sun come up. this firestorm was easily one of the worst disasters in bay area history. it has been called the most devastating urban wildfire in u.s. history. >> i'm looking at, you know, full homes fire burning up close everything getting preheated and bursting into flame all at the same time. >> reporter: the oakland fire chief mark hoffman a lieutenant back in 1991 says it was a deadly combination of high winds, low humidity, and heavy fuel load that put him and his men in for the fight of their lives on the ground.
>> it is still burning out of control. >> reporter: i watched that battle over head in chopper 5. every one of those orange glows that you're looking at right now is a home on fire. these are houses that will not be saved. >> everything on this side burned. >> reporter: down below, homeowner jim never saw our helicopter through the thick smoke as he grabbed his 7-year- old son, photographs and the clothes on his back. >> my concern was getting my son down the hill. getting him out of harm's way and i was planning oncoming back up and i remember as we were driving down, the flames were sort of keeping pace with us. this was just all grass and wind. and i saw these flames coming down in little fingers in the little valleys, you know, that's when it was like i was concerned. >> reporter: if you look closely, you can still find remains of the oakland hills fire. an old foundation here, burned-
out stump over there. here's what acacia avenue and broadway terrace looked like after the fire. and here's what that same street looks like today. >> the 20th anniversary is giving people time to reflect those who actually lived through the fire and the newcomers and over half the people in the hills were not here during the fire well over half and it gives them a chance to become aware or oriented to the fact that they are living in an area where there is an ever-present danger. >> reporter: yeah, things have changed just a little bit here. obviously the vegetation, they tried to keep a handle on although driving around you'll find eucalyptus trees and redwoods and even the monterey pines at 30 feet or more already. they have grown back up in the last 20 years. roofs now you have to have a fire resistant roof out here. and the materials on your house have to be able to withstand what they call the one hour rule it. has to be able to take direct fire for at least an hour.
they have also changed fire hydrants. now other jurisdiction can come in if there is a mutual aid situation. with will it burn again? the fire chief says absolutely it will. only maybe next time it won't be as bad as it was 20 years ago. >> we sure hope not. ken, i'm just thinking what the fire chief said about half the people living there were there and experienced the fire. from the folks you talked to, just wondering, you know, where did they get to the point where they can get a good night's sleep and worry about it not happening again? >> that was one of the questions i asked the home owner there. he told me he doesn't worry about it anymore. the year after the fire every time there was a smoke plume or something, he said, he would jump in his car and go take a look. and he says the fire response here is a lot faster now. oakland fire department has built a fire station in the hills to handle anything that does come up. and people here are aware but you can't live your life scared. and i tell you what you're up
here 10 minutes and you look at the view, unbelievable. you know why they're up here. >> it's gorgeous. exactly. ken bastida, thank you. roberta is here for a check of your forecast. now, roberta you're saying that that weather associated with some high fire danger could be coming back to the bay area. >> the offshore flow kicks in friday night through the weekend but it is a slight offshore flow that will predominantly affect our inland areas not so much the coast. but when you get that lower humidity and the gusty winds, then you elevate that opportunity for fire danger. now, right now, we are looking at temperatures into the 70s and 60s across the santa clara valley. it's now 70 degrees in gilroy. otherwise, as we head towards the central bay and east bay temperatures into the 70s there, pleasanton now at 74 degrees after a high temperature today of 76. and now the central bay san francisco, a high of only 61, currently 60. and that is it looks like in san francisco right now. low clouds and fog still to the west of the golden gate bridge.
it will be pushing back into the bank. the clouds offshore roughly 1600 feet deep remaining about that deep in the overnight hours so it will be cloudy everywhere as our lows dip into the 50s. the clouds are promised to move at least 60 miles inland but retreat a little bit faster than today. so even the coastal areas which were clammy and cool you will bask in some sunshine so we are going to bump up your temperatures for friday. looks like 63 degrees in half moon bay after a high today of only 61 degrees. santa clara in the mid-70s. northwest winds 10 to 20 miles per hour. pretty breezy late day as our highs top off to 78 degrees. 60 in stinson beach. i want you to take a look at this because once the clouds dissipate tomorrow no clouds in the sky all the way through the end of the workweek next weekend of the month actually. and again that potential for high fire danger kicks in on monday. we'll talk more about that next time around. allen and elizabeth? >> thank you.
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"..911 where is your emergency? yeah there's a lion on mount perry road in grayshaw there's a rse farm on the right. tonight we're hearing the nine one calls from the night a man released dozens of exotic animals from his property in ojai. >> 911 what's your emergency? >> today animal rights advocates agreed sheriff's deputies had no choice but to shoot and kill the animals. in all, 56 were set free including bears, bengal tigers,
lions. deputies shot 48 of them. the owner killed himself after releasing those animals. animals of a different sort ended up on interstate 80 in vacaville early this morning. this was after a big rig overturned and it was carrying 5,000 chickens. no people were seriously hurt but it did shut down all westbound traffic for hours while they cleaned up the mess. the first phase of san francisco's doyle drive promise is nearing completion. so far we have only seen virtual views of the billion- dollar project connecting the north bay to san francisco. today patrick sedillo got an exclusive look inside the tunnel. >> reporter: the future is sooner than you think. >> ross is doing the final touches on the bridge which includes painting the structural steel fins. they are painted international orange to match the golden gate bridge. >> reporter: work has been going on 24/7 on the doyle drive connector between the north bay, san francisco's richmond district, and the
marina. this phase of the futuristic- looking tunnel opens to traffic in a few months. >> that we have made so much progress on the first of our new bridges. >> reporter: this is a new section of doyle drive replacing that one there's been there since the '30s. this is the battery tum. this is the road they are already working on scheduled to be opened in early 2012 that's just a few months from now. >> currently traffic is on the old bridge. so we have to build a new bridge, switch traffic on the new bridge then we tear down the old one. >> reporter: the new design comes are with a view and is a benefit for people even if they don't drive. the project includes green space from park presidio to crissy field. >> it was a big concrete bridge that's kind of in the way. it's not very sightly. and so when you take it down, you open up the view and it is true to the design. i have talked to one person working in the substation. they said it's come out to the inch. >> reporter: and evolving by the day. in san francisco, patrick
sedillo, cbs 5. the tunnel is one of four that will see completion in 2015 if everything stays on schedule. of course, the jolt caught everybody by surprise today. but what if there were a way to predict the next big earthquake? a lot of researchers are using it today to detect small movements. >> why scientist think they can spot early warning signs in outer space. the dark shadow of tyranny has been lifted. >> new details about muammar qaddafi's final moments. the golden gun where he was hiding and his last words. like a scene from tv. the elite new crime-fighting unit to catch some of the bay area's most dangerous criminals. ,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
at 4.0. >> i got pretty scared. i felt everything shake and then it got more intense and i just went to the door and ran outside because i thought it could be quite huge. >> the quake happened on the same day millions took part in the great california shake-out earthquake drill. in addition to today's quake, this week marks the 22nd anniversary of the 6.9 loma prieta earthquake. it's also been seven months since the deadly quake and tsunami in japan. tonight, a closer look at a study from japan that claims there was a warning almost 40 minutes before the 9.0 quake and tsunami hit. [ yelling ] >> reporter: the quake in japan was so strong, scientists are studying the gravity field before and after the quake to see how it might have deformed the earth there. but another researcher went looking for warning signs that happened before the shaking. he says he has found one. the man with the department of natural history science at hokkaido university looked at
data from the japanese gps network. he claims to see what might be a predicter to the fifth most powerful quake ever recorded an increase in the total electron content in the ionosphere about 40 minutes from gps systems. darcy is a research geophysicist with the usgs. >> a lot of researchers are using it today to detect small missouri deformation of the earth's crust and small movements. >> reporter: while researchers are using the gps information, she says the study conducted in japan should not be taken as proof that quakes can be predicted. she says the researchers' study of the japan quake along with a 8.8 shaker in chile last year and a 9.2 temblor in sumatra in 2004 did not take into account many of the variables that could affect gps data. >> there's a lot of unknowns there so what the anomalous signals that the researchers
are showing here, uhm, don't necessarily take into account the changes in the satellites or space weather for that matter. >> reporter: the ionosphere at 60 to 600 miles above the earth's surface is used to bounce radio signals for long distance communication and we have long known solar flares candice can disrupt those signals. >> changes in radiation in the sun can cause changes in the content of the charges particles in the ions sphere. >> reporter: these researchers studied huge earthquakes all above 9.0. >> these are 1,000 times larger than your average earthquake that happens that may happen in the bay area on the san andreas fault. >> reporter: does this study move us any closer to predicting a major quake? it's promising and intriguing but much more thorough analysis must be done before we can say whether this is a promising
technique or not. >> despite today's quake on the hayward fault zone, many consider that faulted overdue for a major earthquake of 7.0 or greater. if you have a story idea log on to cbssf.com click "connect" and scroll down to "closer look" and send me an email. the final words of muammar qaddafi. don't kill me. don't kill my sons. but tonight, the ousted dictator who ruled libya for more than 4 decades with an iron fist is dead. tara mergener shows us the final moments of qaddafi's life. >> reporter: bloody images on al-jazeera tv show muammar qaddafi captured alive. during a violent clash in his hometown of sirte, rebels pushed the former dictator against a truck. he may have been trying to flee in a convoy when nato plane struck from above. rebels took videos and photographs after they killed qaddafi to prove he is dead. fighters fired shots into the air. as people celebrated on the streets of tripoli to mark the end of 42 years of tyranny.
leaders of libya's newly formed government say the country is now lib liberated. -- say the country is now liberated. president obama calls it a momentous day in libya's history. >> the new government is consolidating the control over the country and one of the wore's longest serving dictators is no more. >> reporter: the obama administration spent $135 million to help launch the interim government. the u.s. also participated in the nato bombing operation when the rebellion began. when tripoli fell in august, qaddafi disappeared. >> the libyan people now have a great responsibility to build an inclusive and tolerant and democratic libya that stands as the ultimate rebuke to qaddafi's dictatorship. >> reporter: revolutionary forces still need to deal with fighters that remain loyal to the former leader, but without qaddafi they see an easier path to the future. tara mergener, cbs news,
washington. qaddafi was armed with a golden pistol when he was killed. rebels held his into the air like a trophy. the former dictator apparently had a fascination with golden guns. rebels found several similar weapons when they raided his compound in august. it is very much like a tv crime show. today san francisco police opened an elite new crime- fighting unit, the special victims unit. mayor lee joining the police chief greg suhr for today's unveiling. the svu will bring together investigative units to help victims of domestic violence as well as child and elder abuse. it's the first unit of its kind in the city. >> knowing in that we have a dwindling force but also increased amount of demands from our communities, we needed to do smarter things and so it makes so much sense that this innovative idea of bringing the various investigative units under the same space under the same command can offer us even
more resources put together. >> in addition to domestic violence, the special victims unit will also be responsible for investigating human trafficking, missing persons and financial crimes. other bay area headlines. police say they have caught the gunman responsible for a triple murder in san leandro earlier this month. the shooting happened outside a tattoo party in a warehouse. witnesses say the gunman opened fire in the parking lot killing three people including a 16- year-old girl. three others were hurt. police have not named the suspect. responding to widespread criticism, bart is looking to establish an official policy on when it will shut down cell phone service in bart stations. under the proposal before the board of directors, the transit agency will shut down service only in times of extraordinary 9/11 type events. the issue comes up at a board meeting next week. a heartless scheme. the scammers allegedly using the most horrible thing that could happen to a family to
way to brew. way to get people to open th scammers in san bernardino county used a made-up baby funeral as a way to get people to open their wallets. police officers responded to a tip. they said about a woman begging for money to pay for an infant's memorial service. that led investigators to uncover an alleged scam in which panel handlers pocketed thousands on behalf of babies who never died. authorities say they made between $700 and $1,400 a day. >> instead of seeking gainful employment, they decided that they would rather stand on street corners and tell lies and based on the emotional aspects involved with it to get people to give them large sums
money. >> police say the racket had been going on six months to a year in both california and arizona. four people have been arrested. a group of adult daycare service providers gathered on the steps of city hall at a to protest the governor's slashing of adult daycare as a medi-cal benefit. the program is slated for elimination on december 1. mayor lee said the decision puts an added pressure on working families. >> parents and -- and sons and daughters who are trying to get to work and need the centers open for the people that they care about so they can have an income to afford the things that they need to do to support their senior families. >> supporters say the cut will leave thousands of low income seniors and disabled people at risk of hospitalization, institutionalization, injury or death. what's the bay area city that's the best for trick or
treating? >> plus, the economy's bad so why are rents going through the roof? the specific areas seeing the biggest jump. official sundown was at 6:25. we are still seeing a little hint of some sun out towards the golden gate bridge. the sunshine and how long it's going to stick around as eyewitness news continues. but dennis, let's talk a little football. >> yeah, roberta. an nfl trade was voided today but you won't guess why. the college water ski tournament that went wrong at least for one skier. coming up. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,,,
rents no pun intended through the roof in some parts of the bay area. but people are paying more for all kinds of different reasons. len ramirez tells us for some, it's because of what they have lost and for others, because of what they>> $3,500 for a house, 5 bedrooms. >> reporter: rents have always been high in silicon valley but found. this first time renter was surprised how now the sky seems to be the limit. >> our landlord raised our rent $200 right before we moved in. >> reporter: a new report shows bay area rents especially in the
south bay and peninsula are on the rise. in santa clara county, the average apartment rental is now $1,792 a month up almost 13% from a year ago according to real fax. in san mateo county prices average $1,866 a month up almost 11% in a year. analysts say two things are happening. silicon valley is hiring again increasing the demand for rentals and many former homeowners are entering the rental market because they have to. >> a lot of people who could not afford to make a $6,000 a month mortgage payment gave up their house and their credit took a hit but now they will have that kind of disposable income so they will center to go and rent -- so they will have to go and rent a place for $1,500 or $2,000 a month. they can do that. >> two bedrooms... >> reporter: ron stern who runs a service called bay rentals says high-priced neighborhoods are driving up the averages but he says there are still some decent places that are affordable. >> in santa clara county, in general under $1,500 for two bedrooms. we have 75 different places. >> reporter: still, with demand
and prices high, people worry that they will eventually get priced out of the area. >> the whole economy is going bad so everybody from the tenant to the landlord are trying to, you know, make ends meet so unfortunately, it's a double end -- it's a double-edged sword. >> reporter: rents up up sharply... it's gone up 18% in the city of cupertino in just one year. the big convenient probably the fact that cupertino has some of the best schools in the state. but yet 18% that's an enormous increase for people to pay. len ramirez, cbs 5. all right. if you rent or own in san francisco, and you have small children, they have a sweet deal. >> the city apparently tops for trick or treating. real estate website zillow ranked it the most halloween friendly large city in the u.s. based on factors like wealth, walkability and crime rates. >> whoa. >> wow. that's impressive. i had once heard that one well known celebrity in san francisco gave away toothbrushes. >> really.
>> that's a trick. >> mean. >> the weather has been playing tricks on us because one day it's hot, next day it's cool and we average five to eight degrees below normal and tonight we will begin to see the cloud move back in from the coast all the way inland with overnight lows pretty much between 51 and 55 degrees. outdoors now, it's our live cbs 5hd weather camera looking towards the city of san francisco from oakland where today in oakland it was 67 degrees. two degrees shy of normal. as we see the sun which officially sets at 6:25, we have the clouds offshore. we have one more night with the cloudiness in the form of low clouds and fog. and then tomorrow, we will see those clouds retreat to sunshine and then it's going to remain sunny all the bay through the end of the month. but that does mean high fire danger next week. now, these are the clouds parked off the coast barely any clearing today. tomorrow they swirl around
monterey bay and back off. everybody sees clearing by the early afternoon so it will pan out to be a warmer day. in fact it will be a getaway friday. yesterday cloudy in the high sierra, tomorrow mid-60s with abundance of sunshine. clouds retreat to month monterey, 64 degrees. area of low pressure is kicking in, inland east and as it does so, takes the precipitation with it allows high pressure to expand and as that happens, it warms the atmosphere as well as dries it out and that's why we have that high fire danger next week. meanwhile tomorrow into the 60s along the coast, 77 degrees in morgan hill. about 78 degrees in gilroy. northwest wind 10 to 20 miles per hour during the afternoon hours east of the bay. 70s in brentwood and discovery bay, san francisco topping off at 68 degrees. average high temperature this
time of the year 69. there you have the extended forecast. yes, that's the slight offshore flow setting in over the weekend with warmer conditions and then it looks like offshore winds really ramp up by monday night all the way through wednesday with high fire danger. let's talk some football. is it going to head out to the raid ever game on -- if you're going to head out to the raider game on sunday, you couldn't ask for better weather. >> buy tickets. >> that answer coming up. >> all right. thank you. not only does it bring light, it brings hope. coming up on eyewitness news at 10:00 on the cw, at 11:00 on cbs 5, what one bay area woman built that gives doctors the power to save lives around the world. that's coming up. an nfl trade was voided. it may have saved the life. i'm dennis o'donnell. plus, is he or isn't he? carson palmer the starting quarterback. hue jackson has had enough next. ,,
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the raiders have won eight straight games against afc west rivals. they will go for nine this sunday against the chiefs. >> yeah. >> the $64,000 question: still remains, whether carson palmer will start at quarterback. just five days after being traded to oakland, various reports say it's a done deal and that's news to raider head coach hue jackson. >> i just laugh at all the reports that he is starting. everybody has made all those decisions for me. thank you. i appreciate it. i got more friends right now than i have ever had in my life, okay? there's more media here than ever. my phone will not quit buzzing. i got people saying i'm your friend from way back when. you know? hike i'm going to tell somebody something. i ain't telling anybody anything so you guys can all stop now. i'm telling you right now, i don't have to. that's the good part. >> using carl and -- as an option in the game? >> an option? >> i love through guys all keep trying though.
you guys are good at it. >> so can we call you tomorrow saturday night. >> yeah. you have my number. i know you don't have my number. so everything will be cool. if you guys can get my number, please tell me. i keep telling everybody, how are they getting my number? >> i think bigger question is whether or not it's going to sell out, that will affect television. the raiders received an extension from the nfl to try and sell the remaining tickets required to televise sunday's game. tickets are still available as i said! raiders.com! >> reporter: lions runningback jerome harrison was traded tuesday from detroit to philadelphia but the deal was voided because he flunked the physical. why? eagle doctors reportedly discovered he had a brain tumor. harrison is done for the season but his overall prognosis is good. some say this trade that wasn't may have saved his life. as stanford keeps adding to the longest winning streak in school history, more and more attention goes to heisman trophy favorite andrew luck but
couldn't do it without his three favorite targets. >> what a grab! >> reporter: name another tight end in the country that's averaging nearly 24 yards per catch? kobe is stanford's not so secret web leading the cardinals with six touchdown catches but he is only one part of stanford's talented trio. >> look at a guy like zach who can run like a wide receiver and levine who can block like an o lyman -- that was offensive, wasn't it? it really puts the teams in a bind. >> reporter: they joined him as the most impressive group of tight ends in the nation. combined, they have got 12 of stanford's 9 touchdowns. so how about a nickname for these guys? >> trying to come up with clever names and one up each other and we stuck with three's company. >> come and knock on our door... >> or tree's company. yeah. >> reporter: the sequoia is 6'8 toy low low-low.
>> i wouldn't share whether i play tight end or defensive. >> reporter: he has developed into a pass catching threat thanks to an assistants coach on his high school team former 49er brent jones. >> he was a very big influence on me before he came out. i wasn't a hard worker so he helped me out. >> reporter: don't ask who is the best tight end. the tough question is, who is the best basketball player? >> we haven't settled that yet. we'll wait until the off season for that but we're confident that the tight end group as a whole would be pretty good versus the other position groups. >> yeah. all three will get a good test this weekend against washington. while several sports are threaten at big-time colleges, that is not the case for ohio state's water skiing team. but maybe you should get cut. dammeyer! oh, wow! are you okay, kyle!
flat ski off the second wake. >> kyle is okay. only his pride is hurt after this crash actually during the college water skiing nationals. and some people may say, i didn't know that took place but actually there are eight schools nationally that give water skiing scholarships. arizona state is that school in the pack 12. >> they compete on style and form like figure skiing? >> if they crash? i don't know how many points he got on that one, elizabeth. >> imagine what happens in high school if they crash like that in college. >> so the stanford tight ends you would have gone with a different nickname? >> the three stooges. [ laughter ] >> marketable. >> what's the number for tickets? >> raiders.com. go to the website. >> caption colorado, llc firstname.lastname@example.org ,,,,,,,,,,,, ,,,,