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d two state lawmakers to introduce "right to die" legislation. brittany maynard moved to oregon to get medication to end her life. two california lawmakers want to make the practice legal here. from across the bay to around the world, the stories that matter on "kpix 5 news this morning" . > linda macdonald is captioning for you in real time. good morning, i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. 6:00 on your thursday. the measles outbreak affecting the bay area several western states and it's not showing any sign of letting up either. kpix 5's kiet do has the latest, he joins us live in the public health department building in santa clara county. good morning, kiet. >> reporter: good morning. health officials initially thought that this outbreak happened from cases in december. they are now saying some highly contagious people visited the park in january. this is on top of some of the announcements we're hearing from the department of public health here in santa clara county that one of the cases of
measles has found its way to the south bay. this recent case didn't even go to disneyland. it just goes to show how contagious measles can be. we're now up to 66 cases nationwide. 53 of them are here in california. most of them have been linked to disneyland. three bay area counties now have reported cases. alameda, san mateo and, of course, santa clara counties. five disney employees have also been infected. so the company is now offering to test all employees and if needed give them free vaccines. one employee said knowing coworkers are sick is worrisome. >> all these kids that don't get vaccinated they could easily come meet, you know, princesses or characters and come up and hug us. >> these parents who are saying there's risk to the vaccine, what do you say. >> they are wrong. they are putting their children's lives at risk. >> reporter: health officials are getting more dramatic about warning parents about not
vaccinating their children. a blood test can see if you are immune to measles. it takes up to two doses of the vaccine as an adult. the entire process takes a month. live in san jose, kpix 5ed kiet do, kpix 5. new this morning a local assemblyman wants to add a third traffic lane on the richmond/san rafael bridge. democrat mark levine of san rafael introduced a bill to allow designing to begin while the project is under environmental review. levine says this would speed up the project by up to 18 months. a third lane was temporarily opened on the bridge to ease congestion after the 1989 loma prieta earthquake closed the bay bridge for several months. that would make liz's job easier. let's see how she is doing on this thursday before the big weekend. >> yeah. if they could do that to the bay bridge, huh? here's a live look at the toll plaza. unfortunately it's already backed up to the maze. i'm amazed how it doesn't take long to stack up trying to get into san francisco. metering lights were turned on
at 5:41. 580 is already pushing close to the 24 split. so right now you can see the backups in the cash and fastrak lanes. on the bridge it's fine. we are gathering more information about a power outage affecting san francisco people. pg&e says more than 4,000 customers are affected. it's affecting the stop lights at van ness and lombard. a major intersection there. maybe for folks heading out of marin county i know a lot of people use that route into the city. so if you reach that intersection you can use it as a four-way stop because the lights are not functioning. if you are coming out of the sausalito area, across the golden gate bridge, everything is fine right now across the span. with the forecast, here's roberta. we do have far less fog. good morning, everybody. it's considerably quiet but for the most part we have some pockets of dense fog. for example, santa rosa visibility down to a quarter mile day to the areas of fog.
temperatures into the 30s and 40s. good morning, san jose. you currently are at 39 degrees. chilly. 46 degrees in hayward. low 40s in pleasanton with clear skies. it's in the upper 30s in santa rosa, mid-40s in napa. it is now 45 degrees in vallejo backing through american canyon. we do have this weak disturbance brushing up against the northern half of the state of california. you can clearly see the tule fog there. you see it developing right through the central valley? these clouds are overhead this morning. we'll call it partly cloudy but becoming sunny during the afternoon hours as the winds rotate to the northeast at 15, an offshore wind. temperatures into the 60s. 67 degrees in oakland. check this out. outside number today 71 degrees in some spots inland. and santa cruz approaching near 80 on sunday inland. frank? >> amazing. okay, thanks, roberta. 6:04. pit bulls on the loose on the peninsula attacked several people p christin ayers reports
they were finally stopped as they were heading towards the school. >> reporter: this san mateo neighborhood is noisy but they didn't expect to hear a dogfight. 50 to 70 pounds each, margarita bravo scrambled to bring her puppy inside. a block away sammy watched the pit bulls charge a landscaper. >> they kept attacking him, attacking him. >> reporter: this is what was left of the landscaper's leaf- blower after fending the animals off. >> they were going to the kill. >> reporter: san mateo police say the dogs had escaped their owners' yard shortly before going on a blood thirsty rampage. >> that's. >> vicious dogs. >> reporter: within a matter of minutes, they had prowled several blocks bitten one woman and tried to attack several others. once police arrived, the dogs hurled themselves at an officer's car scratching, biting and pawing until the door of the police cruiser
looked like this. >> i have never seen in my 16 years two dogs let alone one but two dogs attack a patrol vehicle the way it did. >> reporter: officers used air horns and their voices to try to stop the dogs. but in the end -- >> used his patrol vehicle, struck the two dogs. one of them was killed instantly. one of them was knocked to the ground, got up and ran home. >> reporter: the dog that lived has been turned over to animal control. it will be up to them to decide whether the dog should be put down. the dog's owners are cooperating. in san mateo, christin ayers, kpix 5. >> there is no word on whether the owners will face charges. a san francisco police officer is accused of pushing a man in a wheelchair off a curb. now we have video of it happening. [ screaming and cursing ]
>> the officers appeared to push the chair off the curb when the wheelchair hit his leg. >> you weren't trying to get into the police officers' way? >> no. >> he says you ran over his foot. >> no. >> you were in his way, essentially. >> not the case, no. he didn't say that til he know he being filmed. >> the man confronted the police officers when the officers cuffed his cousin. police are investigating. happening today, demonstrators are expected at a bart board meeting tonight. outraged about criminal charges some of them are now facing. anne makovec joins us from the newsroom. the group known as the black friday 14 may be facing some serious consequences for stopping bart service. anne. >> reporter: including the possibility of $70,000 in restitution. protestors plan to confront the bart board over the plan meant as punishment for this. [ screaming ] >> reporter: 14 protestors chained themselves to a bart
train on black friday to protest the decisions to not charge police officers in recent killings of suspects. this happened on the platform at the west oakland station disrupting service through the transbay tube. court documents show the district attorney's office is now seeking restitution in bringing trespassing charges for this stunt. but bart officials have been wishy-washy so far. a spokesman says the board of directors doesn't have the power to influence the d.a.'s office. supporters have started a petition online to pressure the d.a.'s office calling for the charges to be completely dropped. they say the charges have a chilling effect on free speech. bart's general manager says she is interested in community service as an alternative to making the protestors pay money but she also said restitution is every crime victim's right under the california constitution. the board meeting starts at 5 p.m. in oakland. live in the newsroom anne makevoc, kpix 5. >> the black friday 14
protestors due back in an alameda county superior court february 4 at 9 a.m. the federal government will apparently not charge a ferguson, missouri police officer who shot and killed michael brown. the fbi has been investigating darren wilson since the august shooting. brown's death and the grand jury decision not to indictment wilson sparked weeks of protests. more than 200 witnesses were interviewed and cell phone video was examined. they concluded there was no violation of civil rights laws. st. louis county police have released this video from a store looted in violence in november. they are trying to identify 200 suspects seen breaking in and stealing things. house republicans have abruptly dropped a debate of a bill that would criminalize almost all late-term abortions. republican women and lawmakers were unhappy that the measure limited exemptions for victims of rape or incest to only those
who previously reported those incidents. critics said that would put unfair pressure on women who often feel shame or fear of retaliation if they report those assaults. time now 6:10. two california lawmakers have introduced "right to die" legislation. why some say it will lead to a phony sense of freedom. >> and that little boy who fell hundreds of feet down a cliff is finally out of children's hospital. what doctors are saying about his recovery. >> and from the kpix 5 weather center, good morning, everybody. we have a high surf advisory. we have an impending heat wave and we have rain returning to the bay area. all that is still straight ahead. >> and we are checking the ride as well coming out of the altamont pass. pretty heavy now from 205 to north livermore and it loosens up a bit. we'll have all your travel times
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good morning. welcome back to "kpix 5 morning news." it's the 22nd day of january, thursday, relatively clear just some areas of patchy fog. this is a transition day. we do have an impending heat wave and now the advisory you need to know about as the news continues. japan is trying to free two of its citizens being held by an "islamic state" group. the hostages are a freelance journalist and a founder of a private security company. the islamic state group released a video message asking for $200 million ransom. a "right to die" bill is introduced with the support of a bay area woman who moved out of state to kill herself. brittany maynard made national headlines late last year for choosing assisted suicide after being diagnosed with terminal brain cancer. she moved to oregon where she could take medication legally. and now her family is joining lawmakers at the state capital
who introduced the bill. >> she was a californian. we lived in this state and she would have wanted to die in the state. >> religious groups have condemned "right to die" legislation and the california medical association says it conflicts with a doctor's role as a healer. >> financial and emotional pressures can also make people choose death when it's not really their choice. it's in a sense a phony sense of freedom. >> california's "right to die" bill is modeled after oregon's law. it would be limited to those with less than 6 months to live and require patients to take deadly medications themselves. a new kpix 5/surveyusa poll shows that most people in the bay area think californians should have the "right to die" on their own terms. 68% say yes. the law would allow doctors to prescribe the meds a dying person needs to take his or her own life. ebay says it's about to
reduce its workforce by some 7%. the san jose--based company says it will cut 2400 jobs in the 1st quarter. not clear how many of those jobs though are in the silicon valley. cuts are part of ebay's plan to spin off its paypal subsidiary. yesterday the company said it will also spin off or sell its enterprise business. a 4-year-old boy who survived a fall down a sonoma county cliff is finally out of the hospital. . >> let's get out of here. >> sebastien johnson wheeled himself out of the hospital yesterday. he fell in november off bodega head and couldn't walk or talk for weeks. >> he has made enormous progress and he is now getting to be quite a normal little kid. he gets put in time-out and all the other things we have to do to everybody else as a kid his age. >> but he is doing well. sebastien still needs months of rehabilitation.
looks good, though. and wheeled himself out. >> let's get out of here. [ laughter ] >> quote of the day. [ laughter ] >> i am so gone. >> other things to do. >> got his spunk back. >> we're doing okay. the power outage is affecting commuters. trying to get out of marin county, van ness and lombard corridor is popular for people commuting off this golden gate bridge heading into the city. 4400 customers are without power. we confirmed that with pg&e. and they are hoping to restore power by about 8:30 this morning. in the meantime, as we said the lights are out in some of those major intersections. as usual, treat them as a four- way stop. it will cause backups. here's the golden gate bridge. 101 commute is light out of sausalito. bay bridge, this is a live look at the toll plaza. it is stacked up clear through the maze. 580 heavy now from 24. they are switching on the
metering lights earlier and earlier. 5:41 is when they turned them on this morning. the approach on the eastshore freeway is still okay, 21 minutes from the carquinez bridge to the maze. haven't seen any accidentses at all this morning around that area. here's a live look silicon valley drive, westbound 237. problem-free between milpitas and sunnyvale. that's your latest "kcbs traffic." with the forecast, here's roberta. good morning, everybody. right now the only area i have dense fog and visibility down to a quarter mile is in the santa rosa area. otherwise, it is now mostly cloudy in san francisco as we look east towards the bay bridge on the other side of the port of oakland. and then you have alameda and emeryville with cloud cover. temperature 47 degrees in oakland. 48 in san francisco. check out san jose. equally as cool in santa rosa. so we are starting off the morning with mostly cloudy skies. it will become partly cloudy. then full-on sunshine towards that evening commute. we do have the pockets of fog to kick-start your thursday morning. and looking ahead your weather headlines it is going to be sunny, it will be extremely dry
with the possibility of a red flag warning hoisted over the weekend. and then we have a pattern change. we'll talk more where that, but first let's talk about this. santa cruz today pick city, 71 degrees. swells 3 to 4 feet. a high surf advisory is in place 6 a.m. friday to 6 a.m. sunday. it's a weak disturbance bumping up against the northern half of the state of california into the san luis obispo area. there was some tule fog there. high pressure is building in. we'll see that wind shift and, therefore, the clouds clear out. 0 at sfo today and no reports of any of these hub airport delays. 60 at sfo today. thunderstorms in houston at 59. numbers in the 60s across the board even the coast into the low 60s. this is your extended forecast.
heat wave! we're talking the warmest day so far this year on sunday. the potential for rain on tuesday and wednesday. frank and michelle? >> thank you, roberta. it's 6:20 coming up next, people are finding all sorts of use for drones including criminals. the surprise discovery after a drone crashes into supermarket parking lot. >> and i'm dennis o'donnell. coming up, we got good news all around. hockey fans, i'll give it to you with the sharks and tempers flare at the coliseum. can the warriors keep it together to make history? the story straight ahead.
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good morning, everyone. the warriors were going for their first season sweep over the houston rockets since 1973. >> say again, please? >> houston, we have a problem. >> seems like curry had a problem when he was bumped running down the floor. curry got hot. green was bodyguard. andrew bogut what a force he was down low.
five blocks, 10 rebounds, 9 points in just 23 minutes. he held dwight howard to just 7 points. nobody wanted to play defense on houston. there goes curry up and in. curry had 22. bogut is not just a one trick pony. the pass to klay thompson he had 27. warriors win 126-113. that's their 17th straight home win a franchise record. hoping the sandman wouldn't enter for the sharks against the kings. game tied at 1. second period couture fired at the net marleau cleans it up. they win 4-2 behind two goals from logan couture. it's the kings' only trip to the tank this season. you know what's going on this weekend at the coliseum? ama super bike series. and two bikers who got into a huge heated crash last weekend will be featured on tonight's 6:00 sportscast.
tune in. i'll see you then. have a great day. play of the day, we are going to the nba. we are going dunkin in d.c. take a look at the thunder's kevin durant with the circus dunk. the thunder beat the wizards in washington in a good game, a bucket game, 105-103, oklahoma city the big winner and mr. durant with the play of the day. 6:25. firing, demotions and resignation all at the cal fire training academy. what sparked the investigation that led to unprecedented disciplinary action. >> reporter: and that measles outbreak from destiny land is not slowing -- disneyland is not slowing down. i'm kiet do with a live re
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a pair of vicious dogs going on a rampage through a peninsula neighborhood. what finally brought the attack to an end. >> a bart board meeting tonight is expected to spark new protests. watching the number of signatures grow on a petition to drop charges against the so- called black friday 14. >> and from the kpix 5 weather center, i'm roberta gonzales. we have near and record warm temperatures. high surf advisory. and rain all straight ahead. >> and it's one of our slowest commutes out the door right now. westbound highway 4 from antioch into concord. we'll show you how slow it is and why coming up. good morning. thursday, january 22. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. time now is 6:30. the measles outbreak hitting
the bay area, california and other western states is not showing any signs of letting up. more now from kpix 5's kiet do, who is live at the public health department in santa clara county. kiet. >> reporter: good morning. at first health officials thought these cases were limited to exposures in december in disneyland. they now know some highly contagious people visited the park in january. all this as we are getting word now from the santa clara department of health that there are now one confirmed case mere in the south bay. this is on top of cases already in alameda and san mateo counties. disneyland is offering to test all employees for measles and if needed provide them with the vaccine. >> it is scary thinking that, you know, the happiest place on earth is infected with measles now. >> reporter: this disney employee asked not to be identified but saying knowing her coworkers are infected is reason to worry. >> children could meet
princesses or characters and come up and hug us. >> reporter: measles is highly contagious. one person with a virus will ineffect nine out of ten people around them didn't infect nine out of ten people around them. measles will be eradicated in the year 2000 but it's back because some parents are not vaccinating children fearing side effects. >> these vaccines have been used for decades and have been proven to be exceptionally safe. >> reporter: dr. lehman is an epidemiologist in los angeles. >> for these parents who are saying i think there's more risk to the vaccine than there is to the measles, what do you say? >> they're wrong. and they are putting, um, their own children's lives at risk. >> reporter: in the past couple of weeks, the number of cases has now doubled. nationwide, we are looking at 66 cases, 53 right here in california. live in san jose, kiet do, kpix 5. >> eps atrying to figure out what's killing hundreds of birds in the bay area.
the prime suspect was a synthetic rubber but it's not that. dead birds started showing up around the bay. 200 have died. 320 have been rescued. but what that substance is on them, and where it came from, is still a mystery today. >> i hope they figure it out. these poor birds. >> so sad. >> i know it. >> had to come from somewhere. >> let's check the weather. it's friday eve. >> it is. we have pockets of dense fog in the santa rosa area. good morning, and then on top of the fog, we have clouds. this is a transition day. right now we have these temperatures that will greet you out the door into the 30s and into the 40s. boy, san jose 39 degrees. 46 now in pleasanton. and mid-40s in vallejo, benicia, martinez, american canyon. good morning, santa rosa at 39 degrees. we have some clouds skirting overhead right here just some light rain across the
northwestern part of the state of california. these clouds will leave in the afternoon as the huge dome of high pressure builds in and starts reversing our winds to an offshore component northeast up to 15 miles per hour. temperatures going up in comparison to earlier this week. 62 in pacifica moss and montera beaches. 63 in san francisco into the sunset district. 67 across the bay in oakland. average high in oakland is 58 degrees. outside number 71 in santa cruz. yes, this is a bona fide offshore flow that will be approaching record highs up near 80 by sunday. liz? >> thank you. out the door better news for the power outage we have been watching in san francisco. at one point affecting more than 4,000 customers. well, the lights are slowly getting turned back on. in fact, we spot this tweet from stan bunger from kcbs. he says the power is now back on at the major intersection at van ness and lombard and that's great news for commuters
especially out of marin county who use the stretch trying to get into san francisco from the golden gate bridge. bridge traffic out of sausalito is still fine. four lanes in the commute direction. bay bridge still backed up unfortunately different story here. it is stacked up clear through the maze east of the maze rather. and westbound 80 is still very slow from richmond into the emeryville area. that's were the drive time is 24 minutes. we have not seen any accidents. westbound 237 also a little sluggish getting more crowded leaving milpitas. that is "kcbs traffic." frank and michelle, back to you guys. >> thank you. happening today, they are outraged over criminal charges against their fellow protestors. and they are expected at a bart board meeting this evening. kpix 5's anne makovec is in the newsroom and reports that it's all stemming from a protest last november and the punishment still pending. >> reporter: we are talking about the possibility of $70,000 in restitution charges.
protestors plan to confront the bart board about it tonight. [ chanting ] >> reporter: it all stems from this on black friday. 14 protestors chained themselves to a bart train at the west oakland station to protest recent police shootings and that disrupted service through the transbay tube for hours. court documents show the district attorney's office is seeking restitution in bringing misdemeanor trespass charges for tying up the bart system. bart's general manager is interested in community service as an alternate to financial restitution. protestors want the charges dropped. there is another item on the agenda for this evening that might help appease those protestors a discussion over forming a community advisory board to oversee the police department. that board meeting starts at 5 p.m. in oakland. live in the newsroom, anne makevoc, kpix 5. >> the black friday 14 protestors are due back in alameda county superior court on february 4th at 9 a.m. new this morning, new hopes
of saving doctors medical center in san pablo from being shut down. the hospital's board has four proposals to buy dmc to keep it running. three plans are from private hospital groups. the other is from the city of san pablo. a decision on how to proceed is expected next month. a beautification project in palo alto looks great, but there's a problem with a new sidewalk on california avenue. as part of a $7 million redo, glass was added to the concrete. it's supposed to be several made for sidewalk use. but the problem, some of the pieces are too sharp to walk on especially if you're barefoot or wearing flip-flops. >> we're in the process of, um, looking at some of the inconsistencies where the glass is not poured right with the concrete and we're having the contractor redo those areas. >> the fix won't cost the city. the work should be done in a couple of week,. 5 people recovering from gunshot wounds after three
different shootings in oakland overnight. the first shooting was on 88th avenue just before 9:00. a few minutes it later more shots fired at 60th avenue and the last at 105th. no word on suspects. two pit bulls terrorized a san mateo neighborhood biting and attacking several people. the dogs escaped from their owners' backyard and bit at least one woman yesterday morning. they went after a landscaper who used his leaf-blower to protect himself. then they attacked a police car. when the rampaging dogs headed toward a school, an officer used his patrol car to run them down. >> he used his patrol vehicle, struck the two dogs. one was killed instantly. one of them actually was knocked to the ground, regained its balance and ran home. >> police say the owners are cooperating with the investigation. no word on whether they will face charges. cal fire has fired two firefighters and another has resigned. an ethics investigation launched after the former
battalion chief orville fleming was arrested for killing his girlfriend. his estranged wife tipped investigators to bad behavior. 13 other firefighters facing punishments ranging from suspensions to demotions and paycuts. schools are closed today in edgewater, new jersey, after the mayor declared a state of emergency there. it's all because of this massive emergency fired that burned through an entire apartment complex -- all because of this massive fire that burned through an entire apartment complex yesterday afternoon. the fire is still smoldering. no serious injuries. it's too soon to know what happened. drug dealers are taking smuggling to new heights. take a look at this drug drone. whoever sent it into the sky loaded it up with more than six pounds of meth. it was too much for the drone to handle. it actually fell out of the sky and landed in the parking lot. a tijuana supermarket just a few miles from the u.s. border. where it came from and where it was headed remain a mystery.
6:38. up next, cell phone video shows a bay area police officer shoving a man in a wheelchair off a curb. why he says things got physical and what the department is doing about it. >> a major shake-up could be on the way for the cell phone industry. the announcement that could eventually force your wireless carrier to drop their prices.
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pleasanton with a pair of sixest. san ramon mid-60s, as well. these temperatures are responding to a northeast breeze later today at 15 miles per hour. we're beginning to see the setup of an offshore flow and while it's 65 in santa rosa today, warmer conditions tomorrow topping off at 63 in san francisco. well, calling the cops on your own children, that's what parents are being told they should do if their children are involved in crimes. san francisco supervisor london breed says recent killings in san francisco and the "black lives matter" protests have prompted her to speak out on the issue. >> if i don't say not just "black lives matter" but all lives matter, if i don't do that, then who will? we have got to look within our own homes, our own communities, and we have got to turn these kids in not just to save another life but to save their own lives because they're walking around our communities with a target on their backs. >> supervisor breed says the biggest challenge is people who don't want to believe their
children might be involved in crime. google may soon offer wireless calling and data plans for your smartphones. the "wall street journal" reports the tech giant struck deals with sprint and t-mobile. not clear when google plans on launching the service. experts say the competition could force some other wireless carriers to lower prices and improve speeds. hm. >> okay. time now for a look at what's coming up later on "cbs this morning." >> gayle king working on a thursday. she joins us live in the big chair with a little preview. good morning. >> reporter: i am. good to see you, frank and michelle. two days in a row. lucky me. ahead anna werner is at the press conference right now where bill belichick just denied any knowledge of illegally deflated game balls on sunday. plus the healing power of the human voice. only on "cbs this morning," a groundbreaking study that could unlock the key to helping coma patients. and we're on one of your big stories, a mysterious substance that is killing bay area birds.
volunteers at the international bird rescue show. john blackstone on how they are working to prevent more deaths. the news is back in the morning. we'll see you at 7:00. back to you two. >> all right, thank you. we'll be watching. 6:45 now. new jobless claims are down after a big jump just a week ago. >> here now is kcbs radio's financial reporter jason brooks. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, frank and michelle. good to see jobless claims heading lower down by 10,000 to 307,000 according to the labor department. four-week average up over 6,000 to more than 306,000 and claims are now over 300,000 for three weeks in a row for the first time since last july. getting some bad news on the job front. ebay reported its earnings after the closing bell yesterday and also announced it's cutting 2400 jobs. not unexpected. the "wall street journal" last december said that this move was coming as ebay spins off its paypal unit into a separate business and also considering
spinning off its enterprise unit into a separate business or perhaps have an i wanted po for that particular business. the european central bank announcing this morning its own version of quantitative easing buying 60 billion euros a month of sovereign bonds for the next year and a half to help try to spur some economic activity in the stagnant eurozone. not having much of an impact on the stock market. this move has been expected for some time. let's check the big board see how we're doing so far. wall street working with three session winning streak longest so far in the early new year. right now the market is tumbling down, falling over 30 points, nasdaq down 14, s&p down 2. investors like the ebay move, its shares up 4% in the early going. frank and michelle, back to you. >> thank you, jason brooks from kcbs news. time now is 6:46. let's get a check on the roads with elizabeth. >> thanks, guys. it's been kind of quiet the past half-hour. we keep waiting for maybe a new accident or incident to come in but fortunately, we really
haven't seen anything since about 6:15. so here you go. we have congestion on highway 4 bogged down from antioch past the pittsburg-bay point exits into concord. there is no reason for it. no accidents. just a lot of commuters. here's a live look at our sensors. a drive time for you coming through the altamont pass in livermore valley, just sluggish slow-and-go -- actually cleared out a little bit from the altamont pass to north livermore and now just all yellow sensors pretty much straight on out to the 205 split all the way out to the 680 dublin interchange. traffic westbound once you reach the dublin grade, it clears. we have been watching power outage at one point affected 4400 customers around san francisco. the lights were out around russian hill, marina area. slowly but surely they got those lights back on even ahead of schedule. we thought it was about 8:30 but sounds like everything is pretty much back on especially
near van ness and lombard. that would have caused big backups for folks out of marin county. the lights are work again. northbound 101 slowing down near capitol expressway and same thing with the guadalupe parkway and the bay bridge still backed up east of the maze may see. that is your latest "kcbs traffic." with the forecast, here's roberta. very quiet out the door this morning isolated fog in the santa rosa area otherwise under mostly cloudy skies clearing out from san francisco due east towards oakland. there you have the cloud cover. and there you have the bay bridge. and there you have the temperatures. it's a cool start in san jose and also santa rosa in the upper 30s. otherwise mid-40s. san francisco, livermore, oakland and in concord. here's what you need to know as you get ready to step out. we have pockets of fog but it is not widespread at all. looking ahead, we are looking at near and record warmth over the weekend with not surprising red flag warnings in effect as well very dry conditions then we have a pattern share. that's coming up in the seven-
day forecast. but first, heard from rich. he emailed me. he said, 71 degrees in santa cruz? yes! it's true. and then we have a high surf advisory that goes into effect along the coastline for friday through sunday. that's because of a storm that's well north that is causing some big breakers up to 10 feet over the weekend. this is what's causing the cloud cover this morning. first off, watch that. that's the tule fog in development and here comes the mid- and high-level clouds all associated with this weak disturbance. no precipitation for us. it's falling apart at the seams especially as this high pressure kicks in this afternoon. and we return to this northeast flow. that's where the drier air mass from inland moves towards the ocean and that's the setup for an offshore flow from later this afternoon through monday. 65 at the state capital today. 19 lifts available at the pipe park the place to go. kirkwood all acreage is available for skiing and sugar bowl five lifts of ten open and
operating with spring-like conditions. 60s across the board today but wait. check this out. 71 degrees outside number inland, also along the coast. it's pretty uniform with this offshore flow. record heat over the weekend approaching 80 degrees. frank and michelle? >> bring on the weekend. okay, thanks. a standoff in riverside county over after sheriff's deputies shot and killed a man who had reportedly killed a police dog. the suspect barricaded himself under the home last night when deputies tried to get him out with tear gas. investigators say the man came out with a gun and a deputy opened fire. earlier in the day the police dog named sultan seen here in file video was fatally shot while looking for that suspect in that crawl space. a video of a san francisco police officer shoving a wheelchair user off a curb is prompting an internal investigation. kpix 5's joe vazquez explains what led up to the confrontation.
>> the sfpd is crooked. they all need to be investigated. >> reporter: bo is paralyzed from the waist down. he is angry because he says a police officer tried to push him out of his wheelchair. it was caught on camera. were you buckled in? is that what kept from you falling? >> the only thing that saved me is the seatbelt. >> don't go over there, don't go. >> reporter: ed video begins with police making an arrest. bo decides to ride across the street to confront the officers. he appears to run his wheelchair into a police officer's leg. [ censored ] [ screaming and cursing ] >> reporter: at that point the officer picks up the wheelchair and nearly tips the man over into the street. here's the video from a different angle. the officer tries to push the wheelchair over the curb several times. [ screaming and cursing ] >> reporter: we caught up with bo at the hospital where he lives after a spinal cord injury. bo says the incident started when his family members were horse playing on sunday but when officers threw the cuffs on his cousin, he decided to
get in the middle of it. [ screaming and cursing ] >> reporter: you weren't trying to get in the police officers' way? >> no. >> reporter: he says you ran over his foot. >> no. >> reporter: were you in his way essentially. >> no not the case, no. he didn't say that until he know he was being filmed. >> reporter: bo says he hired an attorney and is trying to decide what to do next. joe vazquez, kpix 5. >> police aren't talking about what happened because internal affairs investigation is ongoing. time now is 6:52. a u.s. delegation is wrapping up talks with the cuban government. what both sides are hoping to gain from today's meeting. >> reporter: and the number of measles cases is going up from that outbreak in disneyland. i'm kiet do with a live report on how now we have more cases
[ laughter ] five things to know at the :55. the fbi has completed its investigation into the shooting death of michael brown by ferguson police officer darren wilson. the fbi determined wilson did not violate brown's civil rights. the justice department could soon close its investigation, as well. japan still trying to free two of its citizens being held by isis. the group released a video threatening to kill two hostages if it doesn't receive a $200 million ransom. the deadline for the payment is 12 hours away. the u.s. and cuba will continue dammatic talks in havana today. the u.s. wants to lift restrictions from diplomats in cuba. cuba is demanding to be removed from the list sponsoring terrorism. both hope to have embassies and
ambassadors in each other's capitals in the coming months. bill belichick denied allegations of cheating at a super bowl news conference this morning. espn and the "boston globe" report that 11 of the 12 footballs used in last sunday's win by the patriots over the colts were underinflated making them easier to grip and throw. belichick says he will cooperate with the nfl. protestors plan to confront the bart board of directors at their meeting tonight. they are upset about the arrest of 14 people during a demonstration on black friday. bart wants them to pay $70,000 in restitution. their supporters want all charges dropped. i'm kiet do live at the santa clara county department of public health in san jose where a health official initially believes that the exposure to measles in disneyland during that outbreak happened in december. they are now saying that some highly contagious people came to at least one of those parks sometime in january. here in santa clara county, they have now confirmed one case of measles in the south
bay. what's troubling is that this most recent patient here in the south bay didn't even go to disneyland. it just goes to show how contagious measles can be. we are up to 70 cases nationwide, 63 of them in california. most have been linked to disneyland. three bay area counties now have reported cases. alameda, san mateo and, of course, santa clara counties. five disney employees have also been infected so the company is now offering to test all employees and if needed give them free vaccines. one employee said knowing coworkers are sick is worrisome. >> all these kids that don't get vaccinated they could easily come meet princesses or characters and come up and hug us. >> these parents who are saying i think there's more risk to the vaccine than there is to the measles what do you say? >> they're wrong and they are putting their children's lives at risk. >> reporter: and health officials getting a lot more stern and dramatic warning parents about the tanks of not getting vaccinated. a simple blood test can tell if you are immune to the measles.
the immunization takes about two doses as an adult the entire process tanking about a month. live in san jose, kiet do, kpix 5. and we do have an accident to tell you about now coming through the santa cruz mountains northbound 17 approaching the summit. three cars are blocking the left lanes. so you know if you commute this every day that's not going to help the drive in the area so again, we're already seeing a few delays coming up towards the los gatos area. and the east bay just seeing your usual slowdowns on the eastshore freeway out of pinole. >> good morning, everybody. heading out, we have mostly cloudy skies take a look at that picture right there. then we have a pocket of some fog in the santa rosa area. our temperatures are cold in santa rosa at 39. otherwise now into the 40s. we have those clouds sweeping overhead today. then high pressure building in providing us with sunny skies and temperatures up to 71 degrees. wow. >> breezy out the door, too. >> a little breezy. all right. goo to know. thanks for wat
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