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fbi says he planned to use them to kill government officials. [ applause and cheers ] >> two free climbers back on stable ground finally after scaling yosemite after scaling el capitan, 19 days of climbing completed their dream. from across the bay to around the world, the stories that matter on "kpix 5 news this morning." captions by: caption colorado comments@captioncolorado.com linda macdonald is captioning for you in real time. >> good morning, everyone. i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. 6:00. and new this morning, the two men who made rock climbing history are telling their stories. >> kevin jorgeson of santa rosa and tommy caldwell of colorado reached the tomorrow of el capitan at yosemite national park. they are the first to ever scale he will cap's slippery dawn wall in a free climb can nothing but hands, feet and a
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safety rope. tommy envisioned this climb in 2007 and audacious considering the wall. this is the blankest section of the wall with few cracks. it took every bit of those 7 years of work to make this real. >> the president even posted a congratulatory message to the climbers online. >> kpix 5's mark kelly has more on the big accomplishment at yosemite. >> reporter: this kiss sealed 7 years of hard work. that's how long these climbers had been planning and training to scale el capitan. >> whoo! >> reporter: with the long lens photographer tom evans has been capturing the climbers scale the 3,000-foot peak. >> this is a giant leap forward in free climbing standards for climbing in the world and a big daily for yosemite climbing. >> reporter: with each day, people filled the meadow below
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el capitan for a glimpse of these men and a chance to cheer them on. they started the free climb december 27 with a few tumbles, which they called taking a whipper, along the way. with no equipment except a few safety ropes, fear of a fatal fall hung in the air. at night, they slept hanging off the side of the cliff. jorgeson and caldwell scaled the final 500 feet, a flat granite wall the final hurdle between these two men and the history books. mark kelly, kpix 5. >> looked good, too, after quite an ordeal. the full interview from the climbers can be seen on "cbs this morning" about 8:20 this morning right here on kpix 5. >> can't wait to hear what they have to say. i'm sure the whiskey helped a little bit, too. >> how is that even possible? they are amazing. crazy but amazing. all right. let's go out the door. so we have a couple of really slow commutes. i'm sure the fog in parts of the east bay is not helping the drive once again on highway 4
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westbound, slow already in antioch which we often see but now it's kind of slugish even heading into pittsburg-bay point and concord and then bay bridge, of course, metering lights are switched on. so you are backed up almost to the maze. they activated the lights at 5:41, i believe. so right around the usual time. it was getting crowded up the incline but now they activated the lights. fine on the bridge. . golden gate bridge no problems. heavy through the livermore valley, no accidents but stacked up. it may be fog. we'll check in on the forecast with roberta but we cannot even see the dublin-pleasanton camera because it's so socked in and it's solid on the sensors from 205 all the way to past vasco as you can see there so all the way through the livermore valley. may want to consider mass transit. with the forecast, here's roberta. if you live in the north bay, east bay or peninsula you
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will encounter fog out the door. the only particular area reporting clear skies right now happens to be san jose. good morning, everyone. it is 41 degrees in downtown san jose according to mineta international airport. otherwise 49 degrees in san francisco. we are in the low 40s in throughout the tri-valley with the visibilities down to a quarter mile and, in fact, we will have this dense fog advisory in effect until 10 a.m. this morning. this encompasses pretty much the eastern portion of the bay area as the tule fog slips west towards concord and delta. we are report, the widespread fog to the north and also around the peninsula now at sfo backing all the way into moffett field. in addition to the fog, once it lifts, we'll have some hazy sunshine. it is the 18th winter "spare the air" day of the season. unhealthy levels of pollution being trapped close to the surface. with the hazy sun upper 50s at the coast today, low to mid-60s a tad cooler than yesterday with these numbers still
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averaging above normal for this time of the year. looks like now we are in the 30s in santa rosa, low 40s in san jose. that complete seven-day forecast still straight ahead. thank you. the fbi says an ohio man's post on twitter led to an undercover operation and his arrest on charges of plotting to blow up the u.s. capitol building. investigators say 20-year-old christopher lee cornell told an fbi informant they should wage jihad. he reportedly showed plans for bombing the capital and then shooting people as they fled. the fbi says cornell expressed support for the "islamic state." he was arrested yesterday. 6 people hurt when a car slammed right through the front doors of a macy's department store and just kept going. kpix 5's keit do is live at the scene of the newpark mall in newark with more. good morning, kiet. >> reporter: good morning. the front of this macy's is all boarded up with plywood out here. they have security guards now watching the front of the store. a lot of clean-up left to the do after yesterday's confusion
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and chaos. a 63-year-old woman was driving a honda fit when she suffered some kind of medical emergency and then plowed right into the macy's. she struck a man on the sidewalk and dragged him 80 feet into the store and hit several people inside. she went some distance before actually breaking since the first skidmarks are actually seen inside the store. she went some distance before actually braking. >> it impacted several people inside and they were transported to the hospital. >> i was nervous. actually i saw the helicopters from, like, the highway when he took the 880 exit. you know? so i was really scared. and i was nervous that i would, you know, i didn't want to lose any of my friends and i'm scared for the people that are in there that got hurt. >> reporter: total of six people were injured. the man who was struck in the sidewalk and dragged inside is now in critical condition. the macy's was evacuated at the time. no word on when they will re- open. live in newark, kiet do, kpix 5. oakland mayor libby schaaf is vowing not to let the city
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suffer financially as a result of future protests. "occupy" demonstrations have cost taxpayers more than $9 million so far, about 2.5 going to police overtime. the rest has gone toward legal settlements with protestors who claim they were mistreated by authorities. >> "occupy oakland" was an extremely expensive and, arguably, wasteful expense for the city of oakland. i am so committed to never having to go through that again. >> mayor schaaf says she is also committed to protecting businesses from damage during protests that get out of hand. san francisco mayor ed lee will deliver his state of the city address tonight. the mayor will speak at the san francisco produce market at 10 a.m., rather, because of space limitations only invited guests may attend but the speech will be live on the city's website. tough new pesticide rules are going in effect for the state's farmers. regulators are calling for major cutbacks in the use of a
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pesticide called chloropicrin. farmers inject the chemical into the soil of strawberries, almonds and other crops. the state says the pesticide has sickened more than 300 people in monterey county in 2005. it can cause respiratory problems, skin irritation, and headaches. raiders and the 49ers finally have new head coaches. jack del rio is the former head coach for the jacksonville jaguars and served as the defensive coordinator for the past three years with the denver broncos. a bit of a homecoming he grew up in hayward, went to raiders games when he was a kid. his parents season ticketed holders for the raiders. now the raiders have a new coach but what about a new stadium in oakland? we asked mayor schaaf about a meeting she had with the nfl yesterday. >> the raiders certainly reiterated that they want to stay in oakland in a new stadium. and so that was the focus of the conversation. how are we going to develop that new stadium and we know that it's going to happen if we can get the city and county could work together. >> oakland wants to build a
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massive coliseum city complex. there's no price tag on it yet. and right now, it is relying on private investors. after a nationwide search, the 49ers hired their head guy, as well. jim tomasula is being promoted from their defensive line coach. he has a long resume' but has never been a head coach in the nfl before. he is viewed as being very popular in the locker room with the players. we'll hear from the new 9ers coach coming up in sports in a few minutes. more copies of charlie hebdo will hit newsstands including here in the u.s. and investigators released new details suggesting the attack on the satirical publication may not have gone down like we thought. >> we are gearing up for another possible nightmare commute tomorrow. coming up, we'll tell you why bart may not be your best option for getting to work. >> this month of january could go down in the weather record books. i'll tell you how that will affect your weekend. >> and don't get stuck in a traffic jam. use bart instead.
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i saw a commercial that said you can save $500 by switching to progressive. that was me, mom. [ laugh ] i thought you said "that was me, mom." [ laughter ] good morning. see the yellow area? that's where we have a dense fog alert until 10 a.m. encompassing the east bay and east valleys. once the fog lifts it is a "spare the air" day and we'll have all the details as the news continues. developing news now. investigators in france say there may have been a fourth person involved in the deadly paris attacks. the three known suspects were killed last week during confrontations with police. and now according to a published report in france, investigators suspect there may have been a fourth attacker. meanwhile, funerals are being held today for at least four
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staff members of the satirical publication charlie hebdo. they were killed in the attack in their paris offices. it was a quick sellout for the first edition of charlie hebdo to be published after the massacre. that's despite all the extra copies. normally 60,000 would be printed. but this edition there are 5 million. meanwhile cnn reports 300 copies are being shipped for sale in the u.s. with another 1500 to canada, mostly in quebec. president obama will renew his push for paid sick days and paid family leave. an adviser to the president wrote about that in the blog on linkedin. mr. obama is pushing on congress now to pass the healthy families act that will allow workers to get 7 sick paid days a year. he wants the cities and states to pass similar laws. he is expected to talk about it more today in baltimore. protestors plan to disrupt tomorrow morning's bart commute. kpix 5's anne makovec joins us live from san francisco to
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explain what this is all about. anne? >> reporter: they are planning it for the worst possible time, 7 a.m. during the morning commute. and at a station near the montgomery bart station in san francisco which is one of the busiest stations in the system. so this planned protest does have the potential to screw up the system. this is a video from a similar protest on black friday. 14 people chained themselves to a bart train in oakland and were arrested and could have to pay up to $70,000 in restitution because of lost fares for tying up the trains. but there is a lot of debate over whether or not that's fair. >> these people were making a peaceful protest. it was dignified. it was done with no violence whatsoever. if anyone should be gone after and prosecuted, it is people breaking windows, looting stores. >> reporter: he is referring to
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this, the protests we saw late last-year in oakland done under the same guise "black lives matter." but in a much more violent form. we don't to exactly what the protestors are planning tomorrow. but we do know that on facebook, they are being encouraged to bring metal spoons. live in san francisco, anne makevoc, kpix 5. >> liz is sitting here thinking, i might be a little busy tomorrow, huh? >> the montgomery bart station is of course right there in the heart of the financial district. the embarcadero or powell would be the best bet for tomorrow. in the meantime, everything is on time now if you want to ride bart. they have more than 44 trains now all reporting no delay. in fact, all mass transit looks good. with the fog you may want to difficulty roads and ride a train instead. you know, the bay bridge is crowded. this is the latest tweet from "kcbs traffic" saying the metering lights are on. they were switched on at 5:41. traffic is backed up all the way to the maze. 580 is slow from 24. slow roll to the tunnel due to an earlier stall on the
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incline. it's clear now. and we're actually starting to see some improvement on our sensors on incline. it's still a little sluggish as you head out toward treasure island. and here's the backup already through the macarthur maze and on the eastshore freeway. so the foggiest commute 680, concord, 24, walnut creek, you really see it all across this corridor here. once you reach the caldecott tunnel, it should clear out a little bit. but yeah, roberta will have your foggy forecast in just a minute. yesterday, this highway 4 stretch was also pretty socked in in fog, caused a bigger than usual backup and we are seeing a similar pattern this morning in antioch and all the way out to the pittsburg-bay point, concord area, 242. speeds are under 25 miles per hour. 880 in oakland, the nimitz freeway, kcbs in one of their mobile units says everything gets two thumbs up. crystal clear no delay near the oakland airport, oakland coliseum. until you reach hayward and highway 92, we are seeing delays there on the approach to the san mateo bridge, once you hop on the span everything is
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fine. and, you know, there was an earlier crash in the eastbound lanes of 92 right before 880. we saw tow crews out there so they are clearing it now. not much delay -- not much delay heading to the east bay. with the forecast, here's roberta. it is a live weather camera looking towards the bay bridge. partly cloudy conditions in san francisco. but as we look east we have reports of fog in oakland. visibility now down to a quarter mile in concord and livermore, in the 40s. it's clear in san jose. we do have overcast conditions in san francisco. and santa rosa is 39 degrees visibility down to a quarter mile due to fog even though the fog alert only encompasses the eastern interior valleys this morning with visibility down to a quarter. the fog is lifting up into the northern portion of the bay area into the peninsula. we'll keep an eye on the situations at local airports but so far, no delays. once the fog lifts this morning
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it is our 18th winter "spare the air" alert of the season. a bit of hazy sunshine in your forecast today. and we're hoping at least for some rain from friday through sunday. computer models are still keeping all the precipitation north of the bay area even though our outlook did suggest from january through march above average rainfall chances. and look where we are today. so far for the month of january, for the first 15 days, no measurable precipitation in the bay area and last year we had a record dry season in the month of january with only .06" of rain in the record books. looks like we're on track for a record in the bay area. this is an area of low pressure and mind you, this is a pretty powerful area of low pressure that promises to bring five inches of rain across washington state. it just is at the tail end it's sheared off as it banks up against the ridge of high pressure. it will put a dent in the ridge, we will have mostly cloudy skies tomorrow. today, we have hazy sunshine. sfo so far on track.
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we don't have any delays at denver, chicago, houston or new york. sun-up 7:24. temperatures in the 60s across the board, a couple of degrees above average. cloudy on friday, 20% chance of rain north of the golden gate bridge through sunday. that is your thursday weather forecast. up next, a battle may be brewing between some of california's political heavy hitters. how the outcome could change the future of san francisco's waterfront. >> i'm dennis o'donnell. coming up the new coaches we got one in oakland and san francisco. and the 49ers' new coach reportedly wants new assistants. the big day in
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good morning, everyone. safe to say, the 49ers' new head coach does not have the same pedigree that many others might have had. jim tomsula was a player with tiny catawba college in north carolina before he got a job as a strength and conditioning coach. struggling to make ends meet, tomsula lived out of his car and told us in 2010 that he took a job as a carpet salesman in between football gigs. >> i sold insurance matting. that's why i'm always paying attention. wipe your feet. we have the two kids and i thought i had to grow up. so we got out of coaching and one day i came home from work and the kids came to see me and i was run upstairs to meet a deadline and get on the phone and make a call and the kids came to see me and i kind of pushed them out of the way to get up and make that call so i could make that $80 of commission. and when i came back down, my wife says, whoa, buddy, no, no, you got to get back into coaching. >> he is making more than 80 bucks now. so is this guy. raiders new head coach jack del
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rio is much closer to the bay area in roots. his parents are season ticketholders at the coliseum. he went to hayward high and we caught up with a former teammate yesterday. >> spoke to my boys back in hayward, they're thrilled. i was talking to jack's best friend this morning, numb. he said he couldn't even speak. it's huge excitement, huge buzz going around the bay area. >> only problem with coming home, del rio will have a lot of guys like that guy trying to get season tickets. basketball note before i get out of here. warriors win their 8th straight last night. they beat the heat 104-89. golden state now 31-5. reaction from the 49ers new head coach tonight at 6:00. have a great day, everybody. all right, dennis. thanks. we are going to take you to oracle that the warriors game for the play of the day. andrew bogut back if the line- up starts the fast break behind- the-back pass draymond green gets it klay thompson to finish it. very nice. it's the warriors's 100th straight sellout at oracle and it just happens to be our play of the day.
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it is 6:25 right now. they did what no other human has ever done. we'll hear from the two men who climbed yosemite's el capitan with only their hands and feet. >> i'm kiet do live at the newpark mall in newark where a man was struck by a car and drag bulldog: through monday, save up to 40% on clearance mattresses. get up to 48 months interest-free financing on tempur-pedic. pup: i found a red tag! [laughter] bulldog: mattress discounters' year end clearance sale ends monday.
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>> there is a chance of rain in the forecast. i'll tell you how that will impact your weekend. >> and here's a live look at the bay bridge toll plaza. it is crowded this morning. plus we'll show you where fog might slow down your commute coming up. >> and good morning, everyone. it's thursday, january 15. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. time now is 6:30. two men who have just made a big mark on the rock climbing world are telling their story. >> kevin jorgeson of santa rosa and tommy caldwell of colorado reached the top of yosemite national park's el capitan. they are the first to ever scale the slippery dawn wall in a free climb with nothing but their hands, feet and a safety rope. >> well, tommy first envisioned this line in 2007 and it's a pretty a days goal given where the climb is located on el cap. all the other climbs follow very distinct cracks and this is the blankest section of the wall. so it really did take every bit of those years of work to make
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this real. >> 19 days on that wall. more on the story now from cbs reporter bigad shaban. >> reporter: free climber kevin jorgeson popped over a bottle of champagne at the summit of el capitan to share with his climbing partner tommy caldwell. they spoke about their victory on "cbs this morning." >> everyone is seeing kind of the final, um, you know, week of the push and us coming up on top. but what you don't see is the 7 years of work. >> reporter: two men looked like tiny dots as they made history more than 3,000 feet above yosemite national park. [ applause and cheers ] >> reporter: jorgeson and caldwell spent 19 days scaling the all granite slab. >> it took me 7 days to get past a single section of the climb. and it took a lot of resolve to stay positive and -- and see it through. >> reporter: they are the first- ever to free climb this nearly flat section known as the dawn
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wall. they pulled themselves up the half mile rock using just their fingers and toes. safety ropes were only there to catch them when they fell. >> getting pretty rowdy. >> reporter: and the men set up hanging camps so they could sleep and fully equipped climbers brought them food and water. president obama tweeted his congratulations saying, quote, you remind us that anything is possible. bigad shaban, cbs news, los angeles. >> the full interview can be seen on "cbs this morning" right here on kpix 5. a car crashed through the front door of a macy's store in the east bay and the cause is still under investigation. it happened in newark and that's where kiet do is with the latest. >> reporter: one man is in the hospital with critical condition. this is not a good look for macy's of a big hole in on the front door with plywood
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covering the entrance. it is still a mess inside. >> reporter: a path through the parking lot in newpark mall went 80 feet into the men's department. >> she was moving at speed when she went in. >> reporter: newark officers say there are no signs the driver tried to stop in the parking lot and that the skidmarks only start inside the store. alameda county firefighters think the driver had a, quote, medical episode that caused the crash. the physical damage was severe. broken glass everywhere, doors thrown on top of sales racks, and mannequins down. but the human damage from the accident far worse with six people injured, three of them shoppers. one, a man, was rushed from the scene in critical condition. >> i believe that person may have been struck at the sidewalk and taken into the building. >> reporter: firefighters say there was no structural damage to the mall. but macy's was evacuated. employees heard the news and
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came to check on friends. >> i was nervous. i saw the helicopters from the highway when i took the 880 exit, you know, so i was really scared, and i was nervous that i would -- i didn't want to lose any of my friends and i'm scared for the people in there that got hurt. >> reporter: chaos and confusion at the time. the macy's was evacuated and remained close for the day. no word on when they will re- open. kiet do, kpix 5. happening today homeowners in san leandro can start enroll for an earthquake retrofit incentive program. the city will give residents $3,000 to get their homes ready for the next "big one." the city also offers a class on how to do it. the application period is through february 15 and there are certain requirements. for more information contact the san leandro building division. 6:34. a check of weather now. foggy in the east because. >> it's the fog from the central valley and it's seeping
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west into the east bay. the back door entrance, right? now i noticed it's wrapping around the delta and making tracks into the northern portion of the bay area. santa rosa with visibility less than a quarter mile. good morning, everyone. these numbers reflect what you can expect out the door. it's 47 in pacifica. notice the north bay in the 30s with a quarter mile visibility. 39 now in vallejo. low 40s in san jose with clear skies. the highlighted area, this is is where we have the dense fog advisory in effect until 10 a.m. but again, fog is now making tracks into the northern portion of the bay area. the east bay interior valleys anticipate visibility down to a quarter mile. now, one the fog lifts, we have our 18th winter "spare the air" alert of the season which means a lot of hazy sunshine on tap today as we realize temperatures maybe just a couple of degrees cooler than yesterday from the 50s at the beaches, 60s bayside and inland, we have a 20% chance of a few sprinkles or light
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showers north of the golden gate bridge beginning on friday and we'll talk more about that, that's all straight ahead. but right now, how are the roads? >> i know. it's pretty backed up trying to get to the bay bridge. you're used to this if you compute it every day. but in addition to the usual commuter traffic, we had an earlier stall right before they switched on the metering lights. so that really slowed down the commute on the incline to treasure island. that is improved. then they cycled through the metering lights relatively slowly to clear out the cars and anyway we are left with a backup now especially on 580 jammed solid from beyond 24 and the eastshore freeway beginning to slow now from richmond. you can see it all happening there on your sensors. at least once you hop on the bridge it looks better into san francisco. so we have been talking about the fog in parts of contra costa county. 680, 24, really affected. clayton, concord, walnut creek. now, we haven't seen too many accidents until just one that just popped up. it's closer to orinda on the orinda side of the caldecott westbound 24 fish ranch road. there's been a crash. it is in the center divide.
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i'm not seeing any major backups now heading into the tunnel but just a little heads up and a note, it is still there with some activity still, you know, could be a visual distraction more than anything. and 880 in oakland, wow, getting busier crowded pass the oakland airport and coliseum. that's "kcbs traffic." back to you guys. >> we thank you, liz. it's 6:37 now. a resident under arrest after a fire started at homes. four townhouses burned in minutes of one another. police arrested 52-year-old david stanley boyle on arson charges. neighbors tell us he was about to be evicted from one of the homes that burn burned. that could be the motive. >> i can't explain the unreasonable. i'm almost. >> a lot of damage, no injuries. people in two san jose apartments had to spend the night elsewhere after a carport
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fire spread it their building. this started just after 5:00 last night on northlake drive in the city's west side. fire destroyed three cars and damaged two of the units there. developing news. investigators in france say there may have been a fourth person involved in the deadly paris attack. the three known suspects were killed last week during confrontations with police. and now according to a published report in france, investigators suspect there may have been a fourth attacker. meanwhile, funerals are being held today for at least four staff members of the satirical publication charlie hebdo. they were killed during the attack in their offices. fbi says an ohio man's post on twitter led to an undercover operation and his arrest on charges of plotting to blow up the u.s. capitol building. investigators say 20-year-old christopher lee cornell told an fbi informant they should wage jihad. he reportedly showed plans for bombing the capital and shooting people as they fled. cornell's father can't explain what happened. >> i believe he was really
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vulnerable and i believe he was coerced. >> cornell expressed support for the islamic state according to the fbi. he was arrested yesterday. new this morning the irs doesn't have the staff to help you with your tax returns this year. that's because republicans in congress have drastically cut the irs budget to fight back against obamacare. the agency's budget was slashed by nearly $350 million. irs will have to furlough employees. there will be no help for low income tax payors and refunds could be delayed. business leaders including the chamber of commerce are filing briefs to support a suit by the california state lands commission. it claims san francisco's proposition b that passed last year is illegal because the state legislature has the final word over waterfront property.
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the oscar nominations are in . >> we are pleased to announce the films selected as the best picture nominees. >> the announcements were made about an hour ago. eight movies up for best picture among them american sniper and a star of that film bradley cooper best actor along were michael keaton for his role in birdman. and hollywood favorites julianne moore who just won a golden globe and reese witherspoon are among the women nominated for best actresses. you can check out the entire list of nominations on our website, kpix.com. neil patrick harris hosts the oscars on february 22. time now is 6:40. a reunion months in the making for the little boy who fell more than 200 feet down a north bay cliff. hear from the firefighters who saved his life. >> and you may want to consider your plans for tomorrow morning's commute. we'll tell you
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chase. so you can. rise and shine and welcome to your thursday, or otherwise as frank calls it, pre-friday. good morning, los altos at 64 degrees. lots of hazy sunshine with another "spare the air" day in effect. it's illegal t burn. low 60s in morgan hill. eastern portion of the bay area we have a dense fog advisory in effect until 10 a.m. then hazy sunshine in the low and mid-60s. slightly above average for this time of the year. it's currently socked in, in santa rosa but later today hazy sun at 63 degrees. and downtown san francisco average high 57. but instead, 61 degrees. thanks, roberta. new reports this morning show jobless claims are up, wholesale prices down. >> here now is kcbs radio's
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financial reporter jason brooks. >> reporter: good morning, frank and michelle. a lot of economic news out this morning for investors to consider. we had a decent surge in weekly jobless claims this past week. initial jobless claims rising 19,000 to 316,000. four-week average up less than 7,000 to 298,000. this is no big surprise as a lot of retailers start letting go of some of seasonal hires. wholesale side inflation fell 3/10ths of a percent in december. the labor department's producer price index posting its biggest drop in three years. and you can look at gas prices for a big reason behind this. gas prices were down 14.5% in december. biggest drop in 6 years. target says it's getting out of canada. it's going to close its 133 stores north of the border. that will cost them $5.5 billion. and it will also impact more than 17,000 employees. target's ceo saying there was no clear path to profitability
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in its canadian operations. stock market dealing with a four-session losing streak. we got off to a positive start this morning. now we're sliding back into the red. let's take a look at the big board and see how we're doing so far. dow down 60. nasdaq down 24. s&p down 7. one of the few winners this morning, target. its shares are up 2.5%. investors like the move to get out of canada. michelle and frank, back to you. >> all right. jason brooks from kcbs news, thank you. 6:46. a little boy who survived a 230- foot plunge off a cliff was reunited with his rescuers at children's hospital in oakland. 4-year-old sebastien johnson from santa rosa watching from the wheelchair got a big hug with some of the bodega bay firefighters who saved him after his near fatal fall back in november. >> i'm glad he is doing so weather. just didn't -- a lot of emotions. >> i'm glad he is doing so
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well. just didn't -- a lot of emotions. i'm glad i did. >> sebastien is the hero. to be able to survive and walk is amazing. >> sebastien's family thinks he will be able to leave the hospital in the next few weeks. a demonstration planned for tomorrow will likely make a mess of the morning commute. kpix 5's anne makovec is live in san francisco to explain why protests may disrupt the commute for thousands of bart riders. >> reporter: this demonstration is planned for 7:00 tomorrow morning here at the montgomery bart station in san francisco, just the time and place to wreak havoc on the entire bay area's morning commute. parted of the reason for this is to protest some of the consequences of another recent protest. it was arguably one of the most effective protests in months. 14 people chained themselves to a bart train on black friday. >> shut it down! >> reporter: oaklander carissa lewis was one of them.
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>> it was really powerful. we were singing spirituals and chanting and claiming and holding space and lifting up folks murdered by state violence. >> reporter: carissa and the 13 other protestors stopped the trains cold for hours before being led off in cuffs. >> "black lives matter." >> reporter: still chanting. >> we were not prepared for being arrested. >> reporter: they were not prepared for a legal crackdown. bart is not only pressing charges against the black friday 14, they are discussing plans to force them to pay restitution. $70,000 in lost fares for the time the trains were tied up. >> you shouldn't have to pay to protest or pay for any consequences that might come up because you're exercising your first amendment rights. >> reporter: bart's general manager said she may be willing as to accept community service as opposed to the financial
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restitution. but the black friday 14 wants the charges completely dropped. the protest will be at 7 a.m. at the montgomery bart station. anne makovec, kpix 5. >> i bet our liz wenger will keep an eye on that tomorrow. you'll be busy. >> yeah. we'll see. we see what happened. if that montgomery bart station is affected, then of course you can use embarcadero or powell street instead. right now, by the way, all bart trains are on time. more folks may be hitting the roads, as well. for now though everything is good. if you are traveling richmond/san rafael bridge -- in san rafael it's a little foggy. we saw some fog earlier along that stretch in our camera. otherwise slowdowns in petaluma on southbound 101 and then chp issued a dense fog advisory for parts of santa rosa as well as parts of the east bay. contra costa county, 680, 24, we haven't seen too many incidents out that way but just a heads up you may want to give yourself some extra time and take it slow. we noticed for a second straight day the drive time is
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up in the livermore valley up to 25 minutes worse yesterday but still not great. you can see it's heavy from 205 to north flynn through the livermore valley. the san mateo bridge around the time it begins to pick up steam in the westbound lanes trying to get out of hayward. unfortunately too late to beat the rush. drive time 18 minutes now between 880 and 101. fog out the door, you can see it in the san mateo bridge cam. let's check the forecast with roberta. >> we have a dense fog advisory in place for some parts of the bay area. we'll get to that. but right now let's call on our live weather camera looking towards the bay bridge. good morning, everyone. official sun-up is at 7:24. it will set at 5:14. we'll kick-start the morning in the 30s and 40s. socked in fog in santa rosa. we have a dense fog alert until 10:00 until 10 a.m. it's moving into the north bay and across the bay into the peninsula and around the san mateo coast, as well.
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now, today once the fog lifts, it is the 18th "spare the air" day of the winter season. so a bit of hazy sunshine today. so far no reports of local airport delays. that's the scene at sfo. next chance of rain, friday through sunday. and let's surely hope we get something because our january through march outlook suggests above average rainfall chances but so far this month of january we are coming up zero, no measurable rain so far for the first 15 days of this month of january and last year, we set a record with only .06" of rain in the books. we have an area of low pressure offshore. what we are looking at right here is increasing cloud cover for tonight, mostly cloudy on friday. it's the tail end of a powerful system that's going to take about five inches of rain into the pacific northwest. it will cause a dent in the ridge of high pressure. but not enough for that precipitation to sag in a southerly direction. so it may hit the mendocino area but that's about it. meanwhile if you are traveling
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around the state today, 64 at the state capital. mid-60s in monterey bay. and in the high sierra, in the 50s. take the straits to the terrain park for north start meanwhile the pick run of the day at kirkwood whiskey slide! if you are heading to alpine, buy one ticket, ski two mountains. lots of springtime skiing. we have 50s and 60s today and the extended forecast calls for, boy, cloud cover tomorrow a 20% chance of rain on friday, saturday and sunday. and partly cloudy for monday. >> thank you. a bay area beer company has dropped its lawsuit against a rival brewery after some frosty backlash on social media. lagunitas brewing company sued chico-based sierra nevada over the label of sierra nevada's newest beer. lagunitas believed the new label was too similar to its own label. fans started berating lagunitas over the lawsuit leading to the owner of the brewery dropping
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the suit. time now 6:52. california's imposing some tough new rules on farmers. the restrictions that should make people living near farms a whole lot safer. >> reporter: i'm kiet do live at the newpark mall in newark where one man is in critical condition after getting dragged into a macy's store after getting hit by a
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directly involved in last week's terror attacks in paris and as the investigation continues, more copies of the satirical publication hit news stands in paris today. 300 will be sold in the u.s. california farmers will have to drastically cut back on their use of a pesticide called chloropicrin. farmers inject the chemical into the soil of strawberries, almonds and other crops. the state says the pesticide has made more than 300 people sick in monterey county since 2005. kevin jorgeson, santa rosa, tommy caldwell out of colorado, are talking about their historic climb up yosemite's el capitan. they are the first to scale the dawn wall with just their hands and feet and a safety rope. jorgeson said it took 7 years of work in preparation to make this attempt success. the two previously attempts failed. the 49ers and raiders are going to welcome their new coaches. jim tomsula the long-time 49ers
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assistant will be the new coach and jack del rio will be the raiders coach on friday. i'm kiet do live at the macy's at the newpark mall in newark where there is a big giant hole in the front doors covered now with about 15 feet of plywood. lots of clean-up left to do after yesterday's confusion and chaos. a 63-year-old woman was driving a honda fit when she had a medical emergency and then plowed right into the macy's! she struck a man on the sidewalk and then dragged him 80 feet into the store and hit other people inside. she went some distance before braking since the first skidmarks are seen inside the store. >> it's a miracle it didn't hit a lot of structures going inside. it was a corridor. it impacted several people inside and they were transported. >> reporter: a total of six people were injured. the man who was hit on the sidewalk and then dragged in is
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now in critical condition. macy's was evacuated at the time. no word yet on when they will re-open. live in newark, kiet do, kpix 5. a last check of your drive to work. a crack on southbound 880 is jammed even beyond 84 with a crash. that's the heads up there for fremont commuters. the good news is past that auto mall parkway area, everything flows nicely into milpitas. even 237 is not too bad at this hour. bay bridge different story backed up fully into the maze and the eastshore freeway heavy from pinole. >> we have a dense fog advisory in effect. meanwhile in santa rosa the visibility is down to a quarter mile at 39 degrees. clear skies however in san jose at 41. that highlighted area is where we have that fog alert until 10 a.m. but the fog is now spreading widespread and in addition to that once it lifts we have hazy sunshine with a "spare the air" day with temperatures into the 60s. >> thank you for watching kpix 5 news this morning. remember you next local update
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