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>> a violent protest in yemen, new arrests on the attack on the u.s. consulate in libya >> i will pinpoint the day that it will be the warmest with your forecast. >> late running road work is what is causing these big delays right now. >> good morning everyone. >> the time is 6:00. firefighters in antioch are busy this morning. three separate fires of broke out within an hour of each other. >> investigators are calling those fire suspicious. >> two of the three fires overnight happened at this strip mall behind me. the damage does not look at significant this morning but look at the flames from overnight. there was some exterior damage
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and some damage to the roof of this building. you're looking at one of three fires, two of them burn on either side of the strip mall. this one appears to of started on the outside but then moved through the inside. >> fire on the northwest side of the building and then we had another additional exterior fire on the southeast side of the building and one hour before that there was a fire down the street so we do have an investigator in route. >> that last fire he was talking about was that any of high- school but it looks like it only burnt a tree. firefighters were able to get to it quickly enough but fire investigators are now looking into whether or not the fires are connected and may have been started by an arsonist. >> a car crashing into a pole weaving people in a word without power.
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>> take a look, in hayward police a woman who was under the influence took out a poll on campus drive cutting out power to about 10 people in that area. the woman was arrested for drunk driving. campus drive is shut down a woman who hit the pole was arrested but she is ok and nobody else was hurt. >> a high-speed chase in the east bay ends in the front yard of an elementary school overnight. officers in vallejo spotted the truck as part of an investigation. two suspects in that vehicle tried to run from the police officer. officers had a gun and fired he
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was not hit. both the suspects are under arrest >> more protests against america and security forces are fighting back. kate is in the newsroom updating your world on a backlash against the film against islam >> u.s. personnel right now are on high alert as a middle east protest wages. it spread to the german and british embassies in sudan. today protesters are trying to march to the u.s. embassy. security forces are using water can contain the crowds. scuffling and chanting. police also shop live rounds in the air and tear gas. this is also going on in egypt and we do have some live video for you. clashes are continuing in cairo for a fourth day in a row.
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protesters there are throwing rocks at police. this all stems from anger over an american made anti is long film. this morning egypt's president went on state tv and appealed to muslims to protect state agencies. annette organized to part by a spy within security forces. with the officials say they made four arrests and u.s. officials say they believe a radical islamic group, an offshoot of of al-qaeda, is likely behind this. >> when he got to shawn smith he was already dead. he pulled him from the building and went back in the building with additional security forces
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but was unable to locate ambassador stevens before the fire overcame the building. >> a law-enforcement source says the fbi will start investigation by interviewing the american survivors of the attack who are now at a u.s. military base in germany. secretary of state hillary clinton will be at andrews air force base as the bodies that were killed their return home. >> the man believed to be responsible for that anti muslim movie that started the violence is actually hiding in southern california. a government source says a 55 year-old man is behind the film. he is a convicted felon who is on probation for financial crimes. the media is staking out his house where he is believed to live in southern california. a film maker considers himself a coptic christian. many members of that church are
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currently here in the bay area for a convention in pleasanton. church leaders and worshipers are denouncing the movie and people with anti islamic views. >> there is no are behind it, there's no truth behind it, whatever that movie is does not represent my belief and i can't speak for my church that it does not represent any of us. >> there are eight coptic christian churches in the bay area with a total of about 3000 members. we are continuing our coverage of the ambassadors death on air and online at >> a heckler shouted out when mitt romney was talking about the victims in libya. he was apparently upset about romney's criticism of the embassy attack. >> we're thinking about their families >> why are you criticizing? >> usa! usa! >> you can see ann romney
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supporters quickly drowned the protesters out with chants of usa. a newly released cbs poll shows president obama with a narrow lead nationwide among probable voters. he has a 49-46 percent edge over mitt romney. that is within the margin of error. >> a little weather and traffic and this is the last weekend of summer. >> you were telling me a story about coming from boston and what happens at labor day >> you put everything away but you know what is coming, it is september >> we have been warming up these last few days of summer. we still have a stack of clouds. is about 1,000 ft. deep but it is not as extensive this morning. 58 in san jose.
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mid-50s in to try valley. let's break it down for you. patchy thin fog at the coast with clearing at the bay and clear skies in lent. temperatures from the '60s at the beaches today through the '70s bayside. the full forecastles trade ahead but construction? >> construction on highway 4 and we will get to that. in the meantime i will show you where it is moving nicely. west down 92 just past the toll plaza, still a 14 minute drive time out of a word. san mateo bridge is fine but highway for westbound, those lands have late running roadwork. one lane is still blocked off
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and you can see what it is doing to the morning drive. it will be extra heavy this morning. once you get past those pittsburgh exit's everything goes ok. westbound 237 looks good heading toward san jose. >> a chp officer killed in the line of duty is now in his final resting place. ♪ ♪ >> thousands gathered in vacaville yesterday to pay respects to officer ken youngstrom. it was attended by governor brown and law enforcement officers from all over the state. the 37 year-old father of four was fatally shot last week during a traffic stop in alamo. >> i want to thank you from the bottom of my heart for always being there for me. and i look forward to seeing you again brother
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>> my dad loved all you guys and i can see that you love him >> after the public memorial the officer was buried privately with a 21 gun salute. a bicyclist charged with killing a 71 year-old man is due in court this morning. the judge is expected to set a preliminary date. he was writing down market street when he struck an elderly man who later died. the san francisco ethics commission will not wait until after the november election to move ahead in the ross mirkarimi case. the commission rejecting the suspended shares request to delay sending the case to the board of supervisors. >> the word from the chicago school board this morning is that they are close to a deal to end a teachers strike. ahead of the union is also optimistic that an agreement will be found soon.
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officials on both sides are talking about the school's reopening on monday. >> the truth about workplace stress. a new study may surprise you. the effects it is really having on our heart health. >> a smash and grab in an apple store but there's one thing the driver did not plan on during to get away >> the changeup midnight that will,,
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>> this is not a scene from a movie, you're looking at security video from an apple
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store. a 22 year-old drives into the store and his buddies jump out and start stealing items. the driver tried to pullout but security gates ruined his tires. the car was found a couple of blocks away and the driver was arrested when he came back to fix the flat tires. iphone is not just popular with thieves >> the latest more fun when on sale at midnight and it has already sold out. iphone 5 was introduced earlier this week. you need to get on a waiting list if you want one. apple shares closed at an all- time high yesterday. amazon will collect sales tax from california customers starting tomorrow. a new state law requires online retailers to collect sales tax if they have a physical presence in california. amazon set up warehouse is in california for exchange of a
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one-year grace period to avoid the sales tax. sales tax from amazon alone is expected to generate $80 million per year for california. forget taxing and driving, the new danger behind the wheel is your voice >> apparently singing and driving, experts say it is not safe. we have all been there, a new study finds that singing while driving reduces your reaction time. it also makes it difficult to maintain your speech. psychologists say we do realize how distracting music will be for example when we automatically turn the radio down when driving in hard rain or snow. >> but i love singing in the car, that is what keeps me awake. we want to know what song use
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into while driving. >> a little jimmy buffett, maybe chicago. >> how old are you? you know i love you. >> they are good songs! >> this morning i was listening to empire state of mind. i have a mix of country, it popped and my wicked soundtrack. i am all over the place. let's go out to the maps, we're following a couple of hot spots across the bay area. we have heard from some of our viewers that it is stacking up in that area. we do not have live traffic censors but is pretty slow. it is remaining heavy from 205 all the way out to livermore. on and off the phone with
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caltrans. you can really see it neared the antioch exits'. some drivers on the scene are letting us know what is going on. once to get past antioch the sensors turn back to green. >> it looks like this is the mobile 5 ac transit camera and they just came off the bay bridge. if you are heading towards the toll plaza, things are beginning to stack up. no metering lights yet. everything is getting by ok, and this is the usual commute heading into san francisco from
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the east bay. for more on your friday forecast, here is roberta. >> good morning everybody. we have a deck of clouds roughly 1,000 ft. deep. not as extensive as yesterday at this hour. what you need to know heading out on this friday morning, we do have areas of patchy fog. this is the last summer weekend, 2012. watch the clock, there you have the early afternoon hours and the coast is clear except right there towards the inverness area. friday night, the city by the
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bay will be free of fog. so far no reports of delays sfo. expect some rain in houston. denver will be clear. new york city, no delays and in the mid-70s later today. meanwhile we're talking about temperatures here locally cooler than yesterday. '60s and '70s around the peninsula. 90 degrees in morgan hill. 80 and santa rosa and mid-60s. seasonal conditions of next week. that is the pinpoint forecasts.
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>> in this morning's healthwatch, a stressful job could leave to our problems. a new study finds three- quarters of americans list work as a significant source of stress and it cost employers about $300 million per year in lost productivity. quitting smoking and eating healthy is a good way to resist stress. >> 621 right now, why hockey players are not hopeful the nhl season will start on time >> how the packers fake their way to a big victory
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>> nhl owners plan to lock out players on sunday. >> the league wants to reduce the players' share of revenue. pittsburgh star sydney crossband other players are pessimistic about a hockey season starting on time. the san jose sharks are scheduled to start pre-season play in less than two weeks. >> the oakland a's plan to start selling playoff tickets. they have been on a terror and they lead the wild-card race by one game. mighty impressive. there 10 game winning streak went up in smoke yesterdays ago when the anaheim angels scored all their runs in the seventh inning. this weekend, the a's and orioles play in oakland. the play of the day, nfl
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thursday night football, the green bay packers hosting the chicago bears and we have a fake field goal. a 27 yd touchdown, the packers win. the score was 23-10. coming up, a warning about the west nile right here in the bay area. why it is expected to be one of the worst seasons in five years >> the latest embassy to be torched and how the white house is responding >> fire investigators are looking into whether or not three fires that started overnight are connected a -what's up? i'm chris. -and i'm erik. both: we're the fruit guys! back in 1998, we had this idea to deliver fresh fruit to offices in downtown san francisco. we built these wooden crates, filled these with fruit in my one-bedroom apartment.
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the fruit guys has been with bank of america since they first started. we work with them to help them grow and succeed. we're coming up on 50 employees and delivering to thousands of companies every week. i would definitely say this is a fruitful business.
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>> good morning everyone. >> three suspicious fires in an east bay strip mall >> these braces for more violent protests at embassies. those stories and more in your morning minute. >> flames light up the night sky in the east bay as investigators track possible firebug. security is being beefed up at u.s. embassies around the middle east and north africa >> to all those who would do us harm, no act of terror will go unpunished >> the political fallout from events in the middle east continues.
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>> a new strategy to curb the gun violence in oakland. >> we will be calling in some of the people to have been involved in the most violent crimes >> unwanted guests running around bart stations. from across the bay to around the world, the stories that matter on eyewitness news this morning. >> this just in, lebanese security officials say one person has been killed, 25 wounded after clashes between police and protesters over a film that denigrates the profit, on it. >> 8 go erin in the news room covering all of we also just learned that it has spread to the sudanese german and british
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embassies. protesters have broken into the german embassy and police are trying to disperse demonstrators. this is the latest video that we have today, some 2000 protesters tried to march to the u.s. embassy. security forces are using water cannons. all lot of unrest in the city. demonstrators burned american flags and police shot live rounds in the ear and fired tear gas. we have live video for you now, clashes are continuing in cairo for the fourth day of rope. protesters earlier were throwing rocks at police. this morning in the egyptian president went on state tv and appealed to muslims to protect a state embassies. libya has for people under arrest in connection with the deadly attacks on the u.s. consulate. officials believe armed militants use the protest as a cover to attack the u.s. consulate.
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an interior minister says the attacks were an organized two- part operation by heavily armed militants and they may have been tipped off to the safe house location by a spy within security forces. u.s. officials believe the radical islamic group, an offshoot of al qaeda, is likely behind the attacks. >> on what people around the world to hear me, to all those who do us harm, no act of terror will go unpunished. >> a law-enforcement source says the fbi will start the investigation by interviewing the 30 american survivors of the attack. those survivors are now at a u.s. military base in germany. secretary of state hillary clinton will be at andrews air force base as the body's return home. >> and would have continuing coverage of the ambassadors
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death on line and also on here. go to >> mitt romney was tackled on the campaign trail over his criticism of obama administration handling of the attacks. >> we're thinking about their families and those that they left behind >> what are you politicizing libya? >> you can see that supporters quickly drowned the protesters out with chants of u.s. aid. this morning, in new released cbs new york times poll shows president obama with a narrow lead over mitt romney. mr. obama has a 49-46 percent edge. it is the first time this election that the survey as measured those most likely to vote >> now to a developing story out of antioch. owners of a strip mall are clearing out after two fires
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struck there overnight. >> 3 fires happen around the same time last night and around the same area. two of them at the strip mall here behind me. not a lot of significant damage but look at the flames from overnight. this is one of two fires that burned on either side of the mall. it appears to of started on the outside of the building but then moved inside. >> upon doing a 360 degree view, our first coming officers said it is a structure fire. it was an exterior fire on the southeast side of the building and went to two alarms. >> some damage on the ceiling and roof of the building.
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a third fire was reported about one hour before this one down the street at antioch high school. it mainly burned a large tree on the property. investigators are looking into all of these fires to see whether they are connected and whether it could be the work of an arsonist. >> let's get a look at the weather >> we do have stratus clouds at the bay bridge but a lot different than yesterday. the marine layer is currently 1,000 ft. deep but is not as extensive as it was yesterday at this hour. this is the scene right now. pink clouds floating above vacaville. we currently have redwood city
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at 55 degrees. low fifties in santa rosa. later in the day '60s and '70s along the peninsula. 90 degrees in morgan hill, 10 degrees cooler than that in san jose. a sixth degree drop in the temperature in livermore today. 90 there. 80 in santa rosa. >> let's go out towards the bay bridge. it got busy really quickly at the bay bridge toll plaza. maybe about a 15 minute wait or so to get you on to the bridge. let's give you a bird's-eye view of the road from the view
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of mobile 5 and allen brooks. he was heading for alamo a little bit earlier in now he is in the walnut creek area. highway 4 in antioch, late running roadwork still blocking one lane so it is stacking up towards the antioch bridge. the only good news is once you get past the exit, everything is moving a lot better. >> that was a nice cameo of roberta. it's all good. a high-speed chase in the east bay ends in the front yard of an elementary school. officers spotted a truck that is part of an investigation. two suspects did not stop and the chase ended up at the fair oaks elementary school in
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pleasantville. both suspects are now under arrest. >> parts of the bay area are expecting the current the west nile virus season to be the worst in five years. five people have died of west nile this year. the most recent was yesterday. the first bay area case was reported on wednesday in contra costa county. experts say warm dry winter may have caused the mosquitos to come out of hibernation of earlier than usual. >> an unwanted guests at bart stations causing a lot of concern. >> use the stairs >> someone posted a video of a rat and a bart station on youtube. art has had a number of complaints about the rodents and transit officials say there are no ways to keep them out. >> it is not something that
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customers need to be concerned about in terms of health because we have an exterminator that comes out to deal with them >> some people we spoke with said the rats to pose a health risk and they are concerned. another big problem is pigeon poop. apparently bart will use $1 million from its $11 million surplus to wage war against the birds. the plan to install devices in hopes that the birds will not land there and leave a deposit. >> coming up, another nude photo scandal, what the royal family is saying about topless photos of kate middleton. >> the bear that just wanted to escape the coast the temperature in southern california. >> let's get a look at the early numbers right now. ,,
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>> this morning, a royal our rage over new topless photos of the duchess of cambridge. the family is considering legal action against a french publication for publishing the photos. >> we will turn to cbs five political insider filled with former mayor willie brown who is no stranger to the challenges is this an invasion of privacy or are they considered fair game? >> apparently there was no way to guard against the
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possibility that somebody may see you if your out this close to where the road is. if at happens your fair game, in my opinion. i'd like any exposure, ok? >> was in xi'an a private area? >> you could see it from the road. if you can see it from the road, you have wiped away any possibility of privacy. if i step outside of my home, i am fair game. . >> she is at a private estate, she is a public person, the equivalent of a tourist attraction almost. they are out on official missions, today they are in malaysia, said they are promoted
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as a positive image. you say it is fair game to put the photo out there if it was not taken in the home. if you can see it from the road is out there >> she should be sensitive enough to the potential for her image being displayed all over the world and under all circumstances. if you are a celebrity, that is to you are and that is what happens to you. i don't suggest that the french guys are justified but you need to guard against it yourself >> i understand that point but hold on, a lot of photographers use telephoto lens so you think you might be private or a private area and you don't realize that people can actually see you with these lenses are. what she just did not know? >> not only did that photographer see her but the satellite saw her as well. you understand that we are all
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on camera 247 and if we are on camera 247 i am wearing a tie. >> this is an interesting point because these days we are on camera all the time and you never know if a security camera or whatever, if it picks up an image of you doing something, you could be a completely private person on youtube in five minutes >> go back to 1997, princess diana died trying to avoid the papparazzi so if anyone is sensitive to this id past to be her family i would think >> absolutely and if i'm trying to avoid it, i don't go out on my balcony, stripped-down topless and hope that i am avoiding anyone seeing me. >> with all due respect, if you went out on the balcony and stripped-down topless,
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>> it would be a display that would get me busted. >> he would not worry about photos, you would worry about being arrested. happy friday and things for chiming in. >> wall street apparently likes what the fed is doing to boost the economy. >> the market is still feeling pretty stimulated by the fed's action yesterday with an open- ended bond buying program. promising to keep the federal funding at its current record low. the hope is that this will help lift business sentiment with interest rates remaining low for a long period of time that they might start getting more interested in hiring more people and boosting employment which is the chief goal of the fed. getting some more economic information out this morning, it
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indicates that gas prices are taking their toll. retail sales for the month of august according to the commerce or labor department, commerce department, of 0.9% overall with most of that coming from higher gas prices. 5.5% for gas stations and auto sales also had a climb. as far as consumer side it inflation, up 0.6%, the first gain in several months and most of that coming from higher gas prices. the market is moving higher, world markets really got a big jump yesterday. the dow is up by 64 points, nasdaq is up 22 and the s&p up by seven. apple finished at a record high yesterday. $6 shy of sitting at $700 per share.
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the iphone 5 pre order sold out in one hour this morning, the fastest yet for an iphone. >> did you order one? >> i was asleep and i never had a chance. >> a backyard bare is making a big splash in southern california. yesterday's very hot temperatures had in taking a dip in a backyard pool. police kept a careful eye on him as he made his way around. a homeowner said she looked out the back window to find the uninvited guest swimming in her pool. >> roberta, cold so she went outside >> it is warmer outside than in the studio >> breaking news, this just in, it has started to rain in san francisco and that was not in
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the forecast so i had to come outside. just kidding. right here on the corner of broadway and battery, bigger than life, we have michele, frank, right there. what does it feel like to have your own billboard? >> i don't like seeing my head that big. >> missiles mom flew into town just to see it >> it is true. >> i had a friend from boston on a tour bus and he went by and said oh my gosh it is frank >> we're totally flawed in this morning but i knew i wanted to come out so i made the fog go away. fog is hanging tight to the coast and into the bay. currently we are in the 50s across the board but later today with clearing all the way back to the coast it will end up being a cooler day.
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temperatures in the '50s and '60s at the beaches. all the way up to 91 or 92 degrees for the outside number. we're 7 day forecast, we will hang on to the weather pattern each day through the weekend and then bring down the temperatures to seasonal levels by the beginning of next week. while you have your big old beautiful billboard over there, let me show you the respect i get. this is my umbrella. do i look like a man to you? the weatherman? thank you very much. >> we need to work on getting you a billboard >> or at least my own umbrella. >> roberta and i are the more after that. let's quickly go to the bay bridge. it is stacking up almost to the mcarthur maze.
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westbound 580, it is really socked in with fog. let's go to the maps, we are following a couple of problems spots on westbound 580. here is the drive time across that stretch, 23 minutes from the altamont pass out towards the dublin interchange. pretty heavy traffic from dublin out to pleasanton. this has been a problem for much of the morning because of late running road work. caltrans was able to reopen the entire stretch. unfortunately the damage has been done and it is still backing up to the antioch bridge. northbound and southbound 880 looks great from the oakland coliseum out to downtown. >> coming up next, a final look
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>> we're getting reports of anti-american violence in more countries this morning. police are using water cannons against protesters in yemen. new protest this morning in many other countries and in libya police have made four arrests in connection with tuesday's attack or americans in libya. investigators believe arsonist may be behind three fires that broke out overnight in antioch. firefighters responding to fires at a strip mall on sycamore street. the fire started outside and then spread inside.
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one hour before, firefighters were called to any of high- school for a fire that caused minor damage. this month we're celebrating art, music, and culture of natural hispanic month. >> about 100 people showed up last night and we were kicking off a film festival so for a couple of weeks they're going to showcase filmmakers from about 20 or more countries around the world and you can see them in several theaters around the city. >> is time for the weather. >> i'm at the corner of broadway and battery and i have to ask you, sometimes, deal ever feel like there is somebody
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looking over your shoulder? that is bigger than life. when i first came out here there was rain dropping down but i sure wish making sure it would go away. if you look towards the transamerica building you can see the lowering ceiling. on the 7 day forecast, morning overcast and and sunshine. highs in the '60s that the beaches, 90s in the valleys. when do we get our billboard? >> it says frank, michele and more and we are the more. one quick look at the san mateo bridge where everything is problem free. the bay bridge is pretty backed up. >> have a great morning


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