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is planned that could cause some major disruptions for bart. kpix 5's anne makovec is at the montgomery street bart station in san francisco where protest is scheduled to start in an hour. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. yes, scheduled to start at 7 a.m. at the platform below ground here at the montgomery street bart station in san francisco which is really an important part of the system so that there are delays here if there are trains that are stopped here, it could have a ripple effect throughout bart which really could ruin the friday morning commute. these protestors say this is part of a weekend of action to mark martin luther king, jr., day, and also, that, um, that, um, this is support of these people. this is video from a protest on black friday. 14 people chained themselves to a bart train in oakland. they were arrested and they could have to pay up to $70,000 in restitution in lost fares for tying up the trains. organizers of today's protest
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want those charges dropped. it's the commuters caught in the middle. >> "black lives matter"! >> they have to do what they have to do. i just have to head to work and i hope my team makes it there on time today because might be a little bit busy. >> reporter: all right. and, um, again this protest is set to start at 7 a.m. all we know about what the protestors are planning on doing is that they have told report supporters to bring metal spoons. we are about to hear from a bart spokesman about how they are preparing to deal with this all. we'll have that later on this hour. right now live in san francisco, anne makovec, kpix 5. >> the roads could get messy in about an hour. we are starting to see some delays at the bay bridge early this morning. i did check in with bart. so far 45 trains are on time. so hopefully you get an early start to your friday morning commute. here's a look at the bay bridge backed up into the maze. they turned the metering lights
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on at 5:40 this morning. so a bit early for friday. once you get past the metering lights, traffic eases up across the deck into san francisco. on the lower deck of the bay bridge, we are hearing of an accident first street on-ramp to the lower deck of the bay bridge. chp plans on running a traffic break to clear that out of the lanes. so hopefully that won't slow you down too much this morning. the rest of our bay area bridges as far as delays go look good but we have fog advisories for the benicia bridge as well as the carquinez bridge. so use caution there. south 680 at vargas you might see a dip in the speeds there as they clear this accident. but so far traffic is moving okay actually a little better as you move your way through there. slow through the altamont pass. that's typical. with the forecast, here's roberta. we are firing it up, it's our life hi-def doppler radar. it's been picking up plenty of precipitation north of the bay area. good morning, everyone. take a look at the green on the screen. you see a few sprinkles just north of santa rosa. that's our
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problem, the area of low pressure with 5" of rain in the pacific northwest will give us light showers today through sunday. currently mostly cloudy skies, uniform temperatures in the 40s except for san francisco now at 50. it is a "spare the air" day. so even with the cloud cover, some hazy conditions as the pollution gets trapped close to the surface. temperatures today mild average highs san francisco 57. but instead, 61 degrees today. the city by the bay, 64 in san jose when the average high temperature is in the upper 50s. no winds. daily chances of rain primarily north of the golden gate bridge through monday early. then partly cloudy skies monday. take a look at the temperatures well above average in fact nearly 70 on saturday and the north bay. frank and michelle? >> thank you. we have breaking news now from france. new reports from french media say a man who took at least two hostages at a post office in a
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suburb northwest of paris has surrendered. the man had two guns and a number of grenades. there were no injuries. and it appears the man is mentally unstable and the incident is not connected to recent terrorism. but there is more action involving terrorism across europe today. susan mcginnis reports several people are under arrest. reporter: europe is on high alert this morning. in a series of raids in germany, authorities in berlin arrested two men on suspicion of recruiting fighters for the islamic state in syria. more suspects were searched for possibly involved in a plot to attack buildings in the country of belgium. yesterday they preempted an imminent plot killing two armed suspects with ties to syria during a fierce firefight in the eastern city of verviers. it follows the terror spree in paris that left 17 dead.
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17 people were arrested who were connected to coulibaly. he claimed to have ties to the "islamic state." british prime minister david cameron says europe and the u.s. face a major threat from islamic extremists. >> we have to remain extremely vigilant and we have to take all the steps we can to beat this evil. >> reporter: prime minister cameron meets with president obama at the oval office today with talks on terror and islamic extremism high on the agenda. secretary of state john kerry is in paris to show washington's support. he met with president francois hollande this morning and and later placed wreaths at the site of last week's deadly attacks. caltrain service was stopped in burlingame for two hours last saturday night. the tracks were closed after a southbound train hit a small car stuck on the tracks around 6:00. there it is. the car was driven by a nanny who accidentally turn onto the tracks. she had a fourth grade boy inside the car with her. [ indiscernible ]
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>> missed the target of turning by a few meters. i'm, like, i need to get out of the i need to get out of here right now or else i'm going to die. >> both people got out of the car before the train hit it and pushed it nearly a quarter mile down the tracks. as of today, new rules are in effect to loosen the u.s. trade embargo against cuba. this includes permission for americans to use credit cards in cuba and u.s. companies to export certain types of technologies. also, americans who are authorized to visit cuba will no longer need to apply for special licenses. quarter nominations announced yesterday have created an outcry on social media over what some are calling the "white oscars." nominees in the best actor and actress categories are all white. actors from the best picture nominee selma were not nominated. >> well, i think we are just going to keep on plugging away.
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the only way to put a dent in the very real fact that there is a, um, a disproportionate at of people who do not look like me doing what i do, uhm, is something that i'm just going to fight with doing the best i can with the roles i get. >> al sharpton said in the statement, it's ironic they nominated a story about the racial shutout around voting while there is a racial shutout around the oscar nominations. sharpton is calling for an emergency meeting in hollywood next week. meanwhile the movie selma may have been largely snubbed by oscar nominations, but it's not lacking in support. some students are now getting a chance to see the movie for free in oakland and all across the country. the film follows dr. martin luther king, jr. during a few critical months in 1965 as the fight for equal voting rights intensified. the ymca of san francisco and the yerba buena arts center and dozens of donors all making it possible to show the film for free. new this morning, a wrecking ball will bring down
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candlestick not an implosion. the 54-year-old stadium is being demolished to make way for a new shopping center, hotel and housing complex. environmentalists feared the noise and the spread of toxic dust if it was imploded. the wrecking ball demolition begins next week and will take two months. the implosion would have taken 20 seconds. 6:08. happening today, the raiders will formally introduce jack del rio as the football team's new head coach. del rio a native of hayward and his parents are long time raiders season ticketed holders. they will be there today. he was most recently defensive coordinator for denver and previously the head coach in jacksonville. it comes a day of after the 9ers introduced their new head coach in santa clara the guy in the middle there. jim tomsula had been the 9ers' defensive line coach of the last few years. tomsula only has one game of experience as a nfl head coach. he did it on an interim basis back in 2010 after they fired mike singletary. you're going to hear from tomsula in a few minutes coming
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up in sports. time now 6:08. some of silicon valley's tech giants will pay over $400 million to settle a lawsuit brought by their own workers. why they say the companies made illegal back room deals. >> reporter: and more fallout from that chris brown concert shooting from over the weekend. i'm kiet do with a live report on how the venue will be shut for three months. >> three days with the possibility of rain in the forecast. i'll pinpoint which day has the best chance. >> and a potential protest
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fair conditions in san jose. we'll talk about the complete microclimate forecast as the news continues. some of the biggest tech companies in the silicon valley agree to settle a class action suit involving tens of thousands of their employees. suits against apple, adobe, google and intel claiming the company made secret and illegal deals not to poach each other owes workers. the plaintiff says that kept them from getting raises and now the company says they are going to have to pay $450 million to some 64,000 workers. >> 5,000 or even 20,000 is not going to make that big of a difference to a tech worker. um, you know, they see quarterly bonuses that scale. um, so in a way,for the tech worker community, it really is largely symbolic. >> federal judge in san jose still has to approve the settlement. a san jose nightclub is stripped of its alcohol license and entertainment permit. the 60-day suspension comes after a shooting during a
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private show by singer chris brown. kpix 5's keit do joins us live from the fiesta to explain why the city and state are being very strict with the club. >> reporter: good morning. both state alcohol beverage control and san jose police have concluded there was not enough security here last weekend. and so both the entertainment and the liquor licenses have been suspended. this as we are learning that it took up to 80 police officers to respond to the chaos. five people were slot over the weekend before chris brown could even finish his first song. people hit the floor scrambling after the shots were fired. witnesses say most of the 700 people who were there weren't even checked for tickets let alone weapons and security was lax. the suspension of the liquor and entertainment licenses are a stiff penalty and just short of revoking the licenses altogether. fiesta's owners were warned
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that several people were shot at a chris brown concert last summer. >> the owners did know that there could potentially be violence. our vice unit explained that to him. he decided to go along with the event and assured us he would have adequate security. in the end we know tha it wasn't enough. >> reporter: last year there were three assaults here at fiesta. the liquor license is not only suspended but also on probation for two years. if there are any more violations in that time they could lose that liquor license altogether. live in east san jose, kiet do, kpix 5. new this morning, a elon musk says texas is a leading candidate for the location of his latest project. here it is. it's a five-mile test track for an ultra high speed transportation system that musk has dubbed the hyperloop. it would transport people in aluminum pods through steel tubes at speeds up to 800 miles
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an hour. the houston "chronicle" says the track would help companies and students test their pod designs. we'd have to get another traffic reporter on for that a very specialized one. >> that looks interesting. >> it does. >> i'll watch you do it. >> okay. yeah. no, i think you're next on that one. [ laughter ] checking the roads, watching the bay bridge right now, it's a bit of a struggle. the metering lights were turned on early this morning. we are seeing some delays all the way back into the maze at this point. westbound eastshore freeway seeing a bit of a backup also. again, extra volume on the freeways. people may be avoiding bart this morning because of the planned protest at 7 a.m. at the montgomery street bart station. so again, busy there at the bay bridge. no delays right now though on bart. but we are keeping a close eye on that. about 45 trains right now running on bart systemwide. golden gate ferries, caltrain, "ace" train, all on time as well this morning. all right. checking the benicia and carquinez bridges, we have a fog advisory so use caution
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across the span. the rest of the freeways are typical for a friday. 21 minutes from the altamont pass and 680. sluggish through the livermore valley. you're going to see brake lights again at the dublin interchange. that's where you will see slow- and-go speeds there also. westbound highway 4 also backed up through antioch. brake lights again into pittsburg eases though towards the eastshore freeway. checking the drive along the peninsula, if you have an early flight to catch at sfo you're in luck northbound 101 not showing any delays right now. looking good as well along 280 and it looks like 92 problem- free also. checking the south bay north 101 in san jose looks like that's getting better. 32 miles per hour in some spots. guadalupe parkway still holding steady. and 280 a nice ride this morning so if you want to use that, that's a good choice. westbound 237 connector to 880 so far, so good. and 880 itself northbound through oakland, extra volume starting to see a few brake lights on the northbound side. but southbound looking good. no delays into hayward. and traffic good across the san mateo bridge. that's your morning drive.
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with the forecast, here's roberta. good morning, everybody. let's take a sneak peek at the bay bridge where we have mostly cloudy skies. the winds are nonexistent at this hour and the bay waters are calm. bay waters in the 40s. 50 in san francisco. the cloud cover deck is acting like a blanket keeping temperatures uniform. it's keeping pollution close to the surface so it is another "spare the air" day for the bay area. it's illegal to burn up until midnight. this is the scene looking towards sfo. we have no reports of any local airport delays. cloud cover today some very mild temperatures. the opportunity of rain does exist but north of the golden gate bridge. rain chances today all the way through sunday. this is a pretty impressive area of low pressure. mind you, we do have plenty of precipitation across the northwestern section of the state of california. up to 5 inches of rain to the north. but we are just on the tail end of this system as it sideswipes the bay area. watch our futurecast. a little bit of light rain in
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the offing there. just enough to wet the sidewalks at best. albeit very short-lived. and then here comes your saturday and sunday best opportunity for rain showers is right there on sunday morning across mendocino county. partly cloudy monday. so the soaking rains are due north of the bay area. pretty much from redding to the north. sfo hazy, 60 degrees. no reports of any local airport delays as well as across the country. new york very windy at 39 degrees. sun-up at 7:24. but it will be cloudy. sun goes down at 5:16 a minute later than just 24 hours ago. looks like our temperatures into the 60s today. 64 san jose. typically we should be at 59 degrees. here's a look at the extended forecast. we do call for partly cloudy conditions for the holiday. look at these numbers. hey, frank, this is just wrong. >> that is wrong. >> that is wrong.
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because nearly 70 and it's wintertime here in the bay area? >> kind of nice too. >> i guess all you can do is enjoy it, right? >> why not? it will come. february will be very rainy. >> you know, we're halfway through the winter season now. >> halfway through. >> already. >> 60 days and spring officially arrives. >> time flies. >> thank you. the cdc is warning about the potential for one of the worst flu seasons in years. why even the flu vaccine may not help you. >> and i'm dennis o'donnell. coming up, you know, bill belichick never won a super bowl with his press conferences. you are about to hear why the 49ers players know a
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hurry ends monday! know better sleep with sleep number. good morning, everyone. once upon a time jim tomsula lived out of his cadillac with his dog and cat. he once had four jobs at the same time.
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he got the 49ers job the old- fashioned way. he earned it. but he won't forget his roots. >> you at one point said you were jim -- >> jim nobody from nowhere. >> you're somewhere now. >> yeah. >> feel good? >> i still got to go home and take out the garbage. >> before he talked to me, tomsula spent an hour speaking with the media alongside jed york and the general manager. he wasn't evoking memories of his predecessor at the podium but some of his players think he is a little more like general patton on the sidelines. >> i would always find myself during the game sneaking over to the defensive line to hear what he had to say. so definitely as a head coach it will be a lot of fun. >> watch him! watch him! blind side! [ screaming ] >> you know, he is one of those coaches that keeps the spirit high. i think, you know, it's a great opportunity for him. shark hosting the main leaves scoreless in the first kennedy scores. it was 1-0 san jose.
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now we are going to not edit this video. we are just going to speed it up because the sharks got to the face-off circle, 15 second tip off the clock and they marleau scores to make it 2-0 sharks and they win 3-1. jack del rio will be officially introduced as the new head coach in the oakland raiders and we'll have all this stuff out of the way so you can have a beautiful weekend. we'll have reaction tonight at 6:00. have a great weekend, everybody. we like this, too. play of the day time to start whistling sweet georgia brown because the legendary harlem globetrotters back in the bay area and who was with them the lovely talented roberta gonzalez showing off her basketball skills. she is getting some good instruction here.
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got the tank top. she had one shot in the game. is she going to make it? by golly got some instruction and puts it right through the net. [ applause ] >> globetrotters perform this evening and tomorrow afternoon at s.a.p. center in san jose and tomorrow evening at the arena in oakland. go check them out. >> she did well. 6:25. anti-terror raids in europe this morning have netted more than a dozen arrests. what sparked the crackdown across the countnent. -- across the continent. >> reporter: bring a spoon, that's the message to demonstrators planning to gather at bart this morning. this is a potential that has the potential to
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risk than usual. >> and more fallout from that chris brown concert shooting from san jose last weekend. i'm kiet do with a live report on how the venue has been shut down and won't be opening again anytime soon. >> it is fired up. it is our hi-def doppler radar. i'll show you where it's raining and the impact on the weekend. >> busy friday on the bay bridge and new problems for livermore. good morning,it's friday, january 16. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. time now is 6:30. new developments in the fight against terrorism. cbs news confirms 400 u.s. troops will go to syria to help train rebels fighting the "islamic state." meanwhile in europe there have been arrests this morning in germany and france and in belgium, two suspected terrorists were killed in a shootout with authorities after they opened fire on police. it was part of a larger plot targeting law enforcement. britain's prime minister meets today with president obama to
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talk about the threat from islamic extremism. >> we have to remain extremely vij land and we have to take all the steps we can to beat this evil and remain extremely evil. >> secretary of state john kerry met with the president of france. if you are commuting on bart this morning be prepared for delays happening today because of protestors. kpix 5's anne makovec at the montgomery street bart station in san francisco where the protest begins in a half-hour. >> reporter: it is set for 7 a.m. on the platform below ground here at the montgomery street station. it is a bustling station. so a disruption here does have the potential to cause a ripple effect throughout the rest of the bart system. now, these protestors say they are doing this as part of a weekend of action for martin luther king, jr. day. they are also doing it in support of these people, this
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is video from a protest on black friday. 14 people chained themselves to a bart train in oakland. they were arrested and they could have to pay up to $70,000 in restitution in lost fares for tying up the trains. the organizers of today's protest want those charges dropped and it's the commuters caught in the middle. >> everybody got the right to protest but not to affect the bart riders or the commuters because we depend on bart. >> reporter: we have seen a lot of bart police officers show up here within the past half-hour. they don't know exactly what to expect nor do we. all we know is that the protestors were told to bring metcalf spoons. we'll find out what that means coming up. right now, anne makovec, kpix 5. >> that could cause people getting in their cars this morning. >> it's not "friday light" especially at the bay bridge. we have an early backup they turned the metering lights on just before 5:40 this morning.
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and all our approaches to the bay bridge are seeing a bit of a backup. so you might see some extra cars out there for people who use bart to avoid the protestors at montgomery. now, here's a look at conditions at the bay bridge. you can see traffic very slow- and-go eases up once you pass the metering lights. bart right now 54 trains on time. mass transit golden gate ferries all looking good. westbound 580 at greenville, chp headed out to the scene of a new accident. its blocking lanes. traffic slow anyway through the livermore valley. we are seeing brake lights there. looks a little slow as well towards the dublin interchange. northbound 85 at winchester, overturned vehicle with injuries. it may cause a backup this morning. we are seeing delays along north 101 through san jose anyway. and here's a look at conditions on the san mateo bridge. westbound starting to see a backup as you work your way out of hayward towards foster city. that's a look at your morning commute. here's roberta. so close but yet so far
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away. good morning, everybody. it's our hi-def doppler. it is picking up rain north of the bay area. take a look at this, though. we have a couple of cells getting very close to santa rosa. that is actually virga where the rain is actually disintegrating evaporating before it hits the land mass but nevertheless, we do have that chance of rain in the forecast with our current air temperatures pretty much in the 40s and 50s in san francisco, across the bay in hayward, fremont. 45 san jose. mid-40s across the area. yup, it's another "spare the air" day. unhealthy levels of pollution trapped close to the surface. hazy conditions today as we realize our high temperatures under cloud cover into the 60s. we'll have your holiday forecast and michelle, that's coming up straight ahead. thank you. three players from the solano community college women's basketball team have been arrested. the players are accused of
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beating a student with baseball bats and crowbars. the school has also expelled those players along with three others. the woman who was attacked monday night is still recovering from facial injuries. >> right now, every time i look at that picture it makes me want to cry. you know? that's my only little girl. and she means the world to me. >> the woman said she previously considered the attackers as friends and doesn't know what provoked them. san jose nightclub has its entertainment and alcohol permits suspended after a shooting during a show by singer chris brown this past weekend. kiet do joins us live outside the fiesta nightclub to explain why the city and the state cracked down on the venue. good morning, kiet. >> reporter: good morning. fiesta nightclub simply did not have enough security and so now they are paying the price. both the entertainment and the liquor licenses are both suspended, this as we learned that it took up to 80 police
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officers to quell the violence. [ rap ] [ censored ] >> reporter: five people were shot over the weekend before r&b star chris brown could finish his first song. people hit the floor and went scrambling after the shots were fired. witnesses say most of the 700 people who were there weren't even checked for tickets let alone weapons. and security was lax. san jose police put out the warning that chris brown concerts had a history of violence. several people were shot at an event last summer. so the concert promoter for san jose was scrambling at the last minute. >> the venue was supposed to be held in a couple of different places throughout the city of san jose. those owners decided not to have that event at their establishment. and part of that was because our vice unit reached out to them explained the circumstances and the potential for violence. they decided not to go through with it. >> reporter: over the years the club has been cited for multiple code violations. last year alone here at fiesta nightclub there were three assaults. now, fiesta nightclub's liquor license is not only suspended,
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it's also on probation. if they have any more violations within the next two years, they could lose that liquor license completely. live in east san jose, kiet do, kpix 5. it's not clear if the richmond police officer who shot an armed suspect had his body camera rolling. the officer approached the suspicious man at nevin avenue and 20th street yesterday. that's when police say the man pulled out a semi-automatic pistol. the officer opened fire. the suspect is in critical condition. richmond pd started using body cameras this months. two san francisco tech executives conducted a hostile takedown of a drone [ indiscernible ] check out these pictures of the arrest from yesterday. a radioshack employee says that man told a remote control helicopter and drone from the store and then ran out. first the ceo of green hawk financial services punched the thiev and held him down. but he got away on his bike. then the coo of ended up tackling the suspects and he was later arrested.
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one of the people injured when a car crashed into macy's in newark wednesday was at the store applying for a job. elissa gambino has several broken bones in her feet but she says the worst part was that a friend was right next to her when the car came through and then she was gone. >> i go to open the door, the car comes through and just smashes me and drags me through the store. it sounded like a bomb. all i cared about was looking for my friend. >> the friend has a leg injury. gambino might have lost a foot except for the boots that protected her feet as she was being dragged. emergency room wait times up in contra costa county. a new report showing ambulances diverted from cash-strapped doctors medical center are packing other emergency rooms. dmc stopped accepting emergency
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room ambulances last august. ambulance times have gone up from 11 minutes up to 18. the season's flu vaccine is only 23% effective according to the cdc. it's formulated by "experts" guessing which strains of the virus will be the biggest problem. this year, they guessed wrong. >> the influenza viruses are always changing. and keeping up with them means that we have to constantly update the influenza vaccine. >> the flu is now very active in more than half of u.s. states. the cdc says people should still get a flu shot this year. up next, an important figure in california's history will be elevated to sainthood. we are going to have more on the announcement out of the vatican. >> the two climbers who scaled el capitan have become a national sensation. coming up,
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good morning. this time of the year we average 50s. but 60s for daytime highs. it will be mostly cloudy. it is a "spare the air" day across the complete microclimates. good morning, san jose. forecast high there today 63 when typically you should be at 59 degrees. tri-valley mostly cloudy skies, outside chance of rain, 60 moraga. if we see any showers today it would be in the far reaches of the north bay like ukiah, santa rosa, bodega bay. petaluma 61 degrees mostly cloudy skies, no winds, so again "spare the air" in san francisco. time now for a little look at what's coming up later on "cbs this morning"." norah
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o'donnell reports. >> a terror manhunt is under way. charlie d'agata reports from belgium. >> critics say the university tried to turn a chapel into a muslim minaret. the controversy over the call to prayer at duke university. >> and a new movie 15 years in the making. the news is back in the morning. see you at 7:00. >> hope you have a nice weekend. >> i think he takes his filmmaking seriously. >> of course. >> wow. >> sure does. >> okay. norah, thanks so much. have a great show. >> take care, guys. consumer prices fell last month. here now is kcbs radio's financial reporter jason brooks. good morning. >> good morning, michelle and frank. just not a whole lot of inflationary pressure out there. the labor department reports that consumer side inflation in december fell 4/10ths of a percent biggest drop in six years pulled down by falling
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gas prices down 4.7%. overall for 2014, consumer side inflation up just .8% the smallest increase in six years. bank earnings have been disappointing this week but intel the world's biggest chipmaker reported earnings that did top expectations. its revenue in the 4th quarter up 6.4% to $14.7 billion. and that's lifting shares in the santa clara firm. bloomberg is reporting that radioshack is indeed going to enter into bankruptcy. "wall street journal" reported that yesterday. but bloomberg says that radioshack hopes to emerge out of bankruptcy with about 2 to 3,000 of its 4,000 stores in that many of the other stores could be bought up by sprint which would be a bit of a surprise given that the wireless carrier closed 55 stores last year. stock market dealing with a five-session losing streak. a lot of concerns about europe's economy. let's take a look at the big board see how we're doing so far this morning. and we're hanging on to slight gains in the early going.
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dow up about 12 points. nasdaq gaining 14. s&p up 4 in early trading. frank and michelle, back to you. >> thank you. a major figure in california history is going to canonized. that's the word from pope francis. junipero serra was a missionary who brought christianity to california. he founded 9 of the state's 21 missions. he is also the father of california wine because the priest founded the state's first winery. pope francis will visit the u.s. in september. and there is talk he could come to california. >> wow, i think the last time was '87. a long time ago. pope john paul. how is traffic on this friday? >> busy for a friday. especially at the bay bridge. we are seeing delays back into the maze at this point. extra busy conditions as well on the approaches to the bay bridge. here's a look at our map. you can see some yellow and red
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there. westbound 80 sluggish at the berkeley curve. we are seeing delays at 580 as well almost back to 24. once you get past the metering lights it's looking okay across the upper deck into san francisco. again a few extra cars on the roadways. people may be avoiding bart this morning. there is a planned protest at 7 a.m. at the montgomery street bart station. so again we are keeping a close eye on that. right now, bart has 54 trains on time systemwide. the rest of mass transit is looking good. golden gate ferries, caltrain, ace, no delays to report right now. so we have a couple of accidents. chp on the scene of this accident westbound 580 at greenville. it is blocking lanes. we are seeing slow-and-go conditions anyway through the livermore area. once you pass the wreck it's a little sluggish headed towards the dublin interchange. brake lights there, as well. so 20 minutes from the altamont pass to 680. north 85 at winchester reported as an overturned vehicle. the good news is everything is over to the right shoulder. so we are seeing lots of green there, no delays to report on that ride as you work your way along 85. the rest of the south bay north 101 near tully reports of an accident on the off-ramp but
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again not causing major snags. looking at oakland north 880 extra busy as well as you work your way through oakland. southbound gets sluggish just out of oakland as you head into hayward. seeing some delays as you work your way across the san mateo bridge. westbound 880 to 10117 minutes. with the forecast, here's roberta. let's fire it up, let's call it, it's our hi-def doppler radar. it is picking up some green on the screen. take a look for yourself this morning. up to the north of the santa rosa area, right about there, do you see it? most of this is virga. it's evaporating before it hits the land mass but nevertheless we do have a chance of showers in your friday, saturday and sunday forecasts. right now, we are mostly cloudy. we are in the 40s for the most part. san francisco now at 50 degrees. haze in the microclimatings so it is another "spare the air" day right here in the bay area. sfo, take a look. no reports of any local airport delays right now there or at
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mineta or oakland airports in. mild temperatures today, chance of rain north of the golden gate bridge. we have the rain showers across the northwestern section of the state of california. this is the tail at the end of an area of low pressure that's backing up against the pacific northwest providing copious amounts of rain there. our futurecast illustrates just a smattering of showers. that is saturday morning. that is the bulk of saturday. there you have sunday the best chances of rain across mendocino county, otherwise we begin to clear out for the holiday on monday. all the soaking rains generally just, hm, redding into the north. but plenty of snow in the cascades. today 65 in sacramento with the fog. upper 60s monterey bay and in the greater lake tahoe area, take the straits to the terrain park. we have springtime skiing at northstar. kirkwood whiskey low the key run of the day. and if you are heading to squaw valley if you buy a ticket you can also ski two mountains for one ticket, alpine meadows is
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thrown in absolutely free with that ticket, as well. partly cloudy skies at both mountains. sun-up at 7:24. i'm loving this. the sunset is a minute later each day. getting the extra minute of sunlight. today some cloud cover and in the 60s. 62 in san rafael through mill valley into kentfield, as well. 64 san jose. average high is in the upper 50s. now there you go, you know, i keep saying this is just wrong because 69 degrees on saturday, wow, that's above average for this time of the year. there you have that dry weather pattern continuing. >> thank you. their incredible accomplishment at yosemite national park has turned two rock climbers into rock stars. >> they are rock stars. kevin jorgeson of santa rosa and tommy caldwell of colorado became the first rock climbers to scale el capitan's dawn wall with nothing but their hands, feet and safety ropes. and they spoke with cbs news' john blackstone. >> reporter: after 19 days
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clinging to the 3,000-foot granite wall, tommy caldwell and kevin jorgeson were able to just walk the laws few feet to the cheers of friends and family. >> although we're very dirty and quite smelly, um, all i wanted to do was just wrap myself around my wife and hold my little kid. >> reporter: their calloused hands were still sore and caldwell's voice was gone. [ laryngitis, no sound ] >> reporter: as they challenged the wall, photographers hung on ropes nearby and crowds watched through long lenses from the meadow below. but the struggle was theirs alone. you seemed to be defying graft. >> that's what we do up there i guess, ha ha, it's dead vertical in a lot of places. you can get away withstanding on and hanging on to very small holes. >> we have seen those falls. what is that like? is that frightening? >> a lot of times i feel like when i start to fall, my mind
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is still doing the move. it's like a lag to the fact that i'm actually falling. and then you're on the end of the rope and you have to try again. >> reporter: the crowd watching from below were just small dots but two of those dots were caldwell's wife becca and their son fitz. >> becca said to me that she thought sometimes you're more comfortable hanging off a mountain than you are on flat ground. [ laryngitis-no sound ] >> reporter: super clumsy? [ inaudible ] >> reporter: but on the wall there? >> it all comes together. >> reporter: john blackstone, cbs news, yosemite national park. >> incredible. the two climbers well stocked during their 2.5 weeks clinging to that wall. >> they were well stocked. they got to enjoy whiskey, chocolate coffee and indian food. >> they were well fed. probably needed a shower and
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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 ] five things to know at the :55. more than a dozen people have been detained in belgium at anti-terror sweeps after a gunman opened fire on the police. two people were killed and another arrested. police say the group was plotting an attack on police buildings and personnel. changes about traveling to cuba take effect today. people can go to cuba without special permits as long as it's for religious, education or
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other approved purposes. they can bring back up to $100 worth of alcohol and tobacco. search teams have located the cockpit of the downed airasia plane in the java sea. the discovery comes as crews continue to search the remains of all 162 people on board. only 48 bodies have been recovered so far. investigators believe they may be trapped in the main fuselage which was also discovered earlier this week. starting today, san jose's fiesta nightclub is under suspension after a shooting during a chris brown concert. the club's entertainment permit and alcohol license are each suspended for 60 days. police say the club did not have enough security at the show where five people were shot last weekend. and later today, the oakland raiders will formally introduce this man. jack del rio is the team's new head coach. del rio comes to the bay area from denver where he has been the defensive coordinator for the broncos the past three years. a hayward native he played basketball, baseball and football at hayward high. i'm anne makovec live in
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san francisco at the montgomery street bart station where a protest was scheduled to start within a few minutes. there are a lot of cops right now on the platform underground. that is where this protest was supposed to take place. so far, not a whole lot of protestors there. we do know this is part of a weekend of action planned in honor of martin luther king, jr., day which is on monday and we also know that people are planning to protest in support of these people, this is video from a protest on black friday. 14 people chained themselves to a bart train in oakland. they were arrested and they could end up having to pay over $70,000 in restitution and lost fares for tying up the train so the organizers of today's protests want those charges dropped and it's the commuters caught in the middle. >> just have to do what they have to do, right? i mean, yeah, i just got to head to work. i hope my team makes it on time because it might be busy. >> reporter: the protestors
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were told to bring metal spoons with them. we don't know what that means. but apparently, we are about to find out. live in san francisco, anne makevoc, kpix 5. those protests could have a ripple effect on the freeways, too. it's already busy on the bay bridge this morning. 25 minutes plus from the carquinez bridg to the maze. accident past the metering lights lights so slow there. >> good morning, look at that. a little green on the screen across the northern portion of the bay area. we do have chances of rain today all the way through sunday. currently we are in the 40s near 50. it's very mild. it is a hazy "spare the air" day today with numbers from 60 in pacifica to about 66 degrees in gilroy. the extended forecast if we see any rain it will be very minimal each day through sunday. monday for the holiday partly cloudy skies. thank you for watching kpix 5 news this morning. remember, your next local update is 7:26. >> "cbs this morning" is coming
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