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road. a chp patrol car with two officers inside pulled over on the side of the road during a traffic stop. that's when a gunman fired a couple of rounds at that vehicle. and then at least one of the bullets struck the patrol car. officers closed 101 southbound for about 30 minutes to search for the gunman but right now that shooter is still on the loose. no one was injured. the good news is that the freeway reopened at 1 a.m. everything is back open again. this investigation is ongoing. we're live in east san jose, kiet do, kpix 5. we are in the final moments of the bay bridge light display. the lights are being turned off temporarily. kpix 5's anne makovec is just a few blocks from where we are now along the embarcadero this morning. >> reporter: you might be able to hear members of the san francisco symphony quartet playing behind me. final moments of the bay bridge light sculpture right now. it's going to be a slow fade because we're not going to be able to see the lights as the sun comes up. they will never be turned on again. at least not these exact lights
that you're looking at. this is the world's largest l.e.d. light sculpture. and it's been here for about two years. now caltrans has to do maintenance on the tables along the western span of the bridge so the 25,000 white lights have to come down. we spoke with the founder of the project here ben davis this morning. >> this morning it's beautiful. this morning is about love and community and generosity all the effort that everyone put into this, shining for the past two years. this is just a chance for to us reflect together and, you know, look optimistically to the future when it comes back and stays "forever." >> reporter: this light sculpture has been very popular. back out here live now on the embarcadero you can see dozens of people came out to watch the lights fade away this historic morning along the bay. thanks to a big fundraising campaign about $4 million was raised. these rights are going to be back in time for super bowl 50 and they will be here to stay
next year. anne makovec, kpix 5. >> a lot of people showed up to say good-bye. >> what a beautiful shot. >> beautiful shot. all right. let's check in with gianna right now for a look at the morning commute. >> we are going back to the bay bridge. a different shot of the bay bridge not one that's as pretty as the lights unfortunately. we have a backup so a traffic snarl there. no accidents just busy. metering lights are on backed up almost to the maze so give yourself a few extra minutes. still clearing a motorcycle accident south 101 at highway 116. looks like a couple of lanes are now open but still a backup there as you work your way through the scene. once you get past there, though, free-flowing all the way to san francisco. south 101 golden gate bridge, into the city, no delays. and just a heads up tomorrow the chinese new year parade is happening. starts at 5:00 through chinatown market kearney post howell and sutter all closed so give yourself some extra time if you are headed out there. you can always use mass transit. that's a great choice. but roberta, it's going to be a beautiful day, right? >> it is certainly going to be a beautiful day throughout the bay area from the coast where
temperatures will be pushing near 70 degrees all the way into our inland areas where we will be flirting with 80 for the chinese new year parade. it will be 63 degrees with clear skies. looking toward levi's stadium, mineta international airport, air temperature there right now across the santa clara valley in the mid-40s. it is currently 37 degrees in livermore. it is 38 degrees in santa rosa. 40s now around concord through clayton into walnut creek. temperatures across the bay area today above average for this sixth day of the month of march. boy, we never really did experience a winter season, did we? look at this right here. nearly 70 today in half moon bay. 70s will be common around the peninsula swinging across to the santa clara valley. a good 10 degrees above average. northeast breeze five to 15 miles per hour. that's more offshore in the eastern portion of our bay area as walnut creek does top off in the low 70s. and as we swing across the bay into the northern portion of our district, 68 degrees today in petaluma.
good-looking beach day in stinson beach. good-looking day for whale watching in bodega bay at 65 and up we go towards cloverdale at 72. clearlake mid-70s. lakeport 78 degrees. gilroy today outside number locally at 77. looks like we will be experiencing near or record warmth over the weekend. and a chance of rain returns on wednesday. michelle, we're going to talk more about that chance coming up later on. >> thank you. this morning, there's some very good news about the economy. the labor department released the february jobs report just about 30 minutes ago. u.s. businesses hired 295,000 people last month more than analysts expected. that means the unemployment rate dropped from 5.7% to 5.5%. we'll hear more about this from kcbs radio's financial reporter jason brooks in 30 minutes. actor harrison ford is in fair to moderate condition this morning after crash-landing a plane on a golf course in
southern california. >> engine, oh, dude, he's landing on the course! >> before paramedics arrived yesterday afternoon golfers rushed to help ford. danielle nottingham has more on how the emergency landing played out. >> 53178 engine failure immediate return. >> reporter: actor harrison ford remains hospitalized today. his publicist says he is expected to make a full recovery after he was forced to crash land on a golf course in a vintage plane thursday afternoon. >> this pilot is an experienced pilot. >> reporter: shortly after take- off from santa monica airport, the 72-year-old avid pilot told air traffic controllers his engine failed. >> oh, my god i hope he's all right, dude. >> reporter: ford managed to avoid homes in the area on the way do you but clipped a tree. in a bit of irony the man best known for playing the hero in films like "star wars" and "indiana jones" was initially tended to bye-bye standers. >> we did see couple of golfers carry whoever it was out of the plane and one had his arms, one
had his legs. >> reporter: the national transportation safety board will investigate this crash and has expressed relief there were no fatalities. anytime a person is involved in an accident, car, jet, airplane or otherwise, and survives, it's a good day. >> reporter: after this accident, his son thanked everyone via twitter for their support. he said, he is every bit the man you would think he is. he is an incrediblably strong man. danielle nottingham, cbs news, venice, california. happening today, uc-santa cruz will be open for classes after the campus was shut down yesterday because of this. [ chanting ] >> dozens of protestors blocked the main entrance, part of a national movement that wants to call attention to tuition hikes. uc regents have said they will have to raise tuition if the state doesn't give them enough funding. giants fans, this is a rough way to start your friday.
hunter pence has a broken arm! watch what happened yesterday. he took a swing in the 6th inning of the spring training game against the cubs and took it off the arm. pence is going to be out for six to eight weeks. watch -- wow! right on the arm. >> wow. >> he is going to be out for six to eight weeks well into the regular season. our sports director dennis o'donnell says obviously, this is not what the team needs right now. >> kenny, the giants were the 7th health ye team last year and part of the reason you win a world series is because you stay healthy. hunter pence played in all 162 games last year. pence in many ways is the heart and soul of the giants especially in the clubhouse. this is the quality loss for a team that doesn't have a lot of quality. big loss? you bet. question is, for how long? >> pence said he was grateful to all the fans who reached out to him and thanked them for their support and says he feels better already. you may not find it on your calendar, but today is the 6th
annual national day of unplugging. the day was declared by the nonprofit group reboot. the goal is for families not to use smartphones, tablets or computers for 24 hours. so you ask why? they want us to experience life unplugged end teenagers to improve face-to-face communication skills. a mysterious high-end luxury car is popping up all over the city. people who snap photos of it cruising the streets of san francisco. it's the latest project by mercedes. and you are seeing it there. a futuristic self-driving luxury vehicle. the mercedes filmed a promo in san francisco. >> it was always manned. it's not something we would permit in san francisco, it's still a prototype. >> don't start making room in your garage now. it isn't expected to hit the market for at least a decade. time now 6:08. she is only 10 but a bay area girl is already quite the accomplished author. we'll introduce you to this
very young best-seller. >> a passenger jet in new york skids off the runway nearly plunges into an icy river. coming up the investigation into a close call. and why the evacuation was delayed. >> and we still have delays at laguardia international airport due to that closure there. and locally, 80 degrees. we'll tell you when it expect it. >> and it's not quite "friday light" on the freeways today. troubles on the bay bridge, the
this is the "name your price" tool. it gives you options based on your budget -- it's a piece of cake. i was told there would be cake. get a free quote at progressive.com. a live look at the bay bridge, 25,000 lights switched off for caltrans to do maintenance on the lights. but they will be back next year just in time for super bowl 50. looks beautiful out there. a lot of people and also a string quartet. why not, right? well, temperatures are as
much as 30 degrees below normal today in the south, mid- atlantic and northeast. take a look at kentucky where two feet of snow stranded hundreds of cars and trucks. temperatures dropped below zero overnight. it's not just kentucky. this arctic blast affects tens of millions of people and schools are closed today in several states. bad weather in the east has forced airlines to cancel another 80 flights across the country today. just yesterday, we saw what snow and ice can do. a delta flight from atlanta landed hard at laguardia airport in the middle of a snowstorm. the plane skidded to the left hit an embankment and then a fence. it stopped just short of plunging into icy waters. 125 passengers and five crew members were on board. >> the wheels did not grab. they didn't take. and immediately, you heard the spinning. we felt like we skid probably for 20 seconds. i grabbed the seat in front of me and i started to pray. >> making matters worse,
evacuation slides didn't deploy. so passengers had to slide down a damaged wing. six people were injured. none seriously. this morning, there's a two- hour delay flying from sfo to laguardia because that runway is still closed. a celebration is planned today in dublin as the city prepares to break ground on a big waterpark. the $33 million entertainment complex will have six water slides, three pools, a kiddie water playground, and a 2,000- seat outdoor performing arts center. if all goes well those looking to cool down in the summers will be able to splash and swim at the waterpark by 2017. she is only 10 and already a best-selling author. abbey richter from oakland has actually written four best selling books all about her family's pet dogs and cats. first is called lucky leo, my best friend, about her dog who recovered from an attack by fore dog. this is abbey with leo by the way and her father who happens to be a veterinarian.
>> hi, my name is abbey richter. and i love my dog so i wrote a book called lucky leo and you can get it today. >> and she's a sales woman, as well. the next project for abbey a cookbook for kids. >> she is impressive. what were you doing at 10? >> playing barbie. not writing books. >> me, too. [ laughter ] all right. let's get a check on traffic. >> not "friday light." >> i know. bearer of bad news. >> the weather will be great so roberta will have the good news in just a minute. but a little bit of good news. south 101 at 116 all lanes shut down temporarily to clear this motorcycle accident. everything is reopened. you can see on our sensors there the damage is done. traffic slow as a result. so give yourself a few extra minutes if you plan on taking 101 through cotati this morning. bay bridge backed up to the maze. metering lights were turned on about half an hour ago so slow- and-go conditions as a result a backup on the approaches to the bay bridge. so sluggish coming off the eastshore freeway. not as bad as a monday through thursday compute but again busy
for a friday. golden gate bridge though looks nice. no delays into san francisco. now, headed to the south bay, 101 looking a little slow-and- go. we are seeing some slight delays there as you work your way through san jose. reports of an accident near san tomas expressway. heads up there. the rest of the south bay not seeing not too many delays yet. things okay elsewhere on 280. five five sluggish but improved a bit 21 minutes westbound 580 from the altamont pass to 680. once you hit 680 a few brake lights. but 680 itself looking pretty good no delays through walnut creek. san mateo bridge not bad. one of our bright spots this morning. 13 minutes between 880 and 101 westbound. 880 itself looking good also some slight delays southbound 880 as you work your way towards hayward if you are connecting over to the bridge but overall, that's "friday light." you can always use mass transit no delays on bart, ferry, caltrain on ace. let's get a live look at conditions along 101 this morning. this is 101 in brisbane at sierra point. now we have some early-morning
construction. not far from here. that really backed up the morning commute but as you can see, everything has been clear and it looks really good this morning traffic actually free- flowing northbound 101 into san francisco. all right. with the forecast, here's roberta. just a matter of minutes ago crissy sent me this beautiful photograph that she snapped in livermore. and that is so pretty. thank you! and i want to thank all of you for keeping me entertained. keep the photos coming to firstname.lastname@example.org. marine in our control room is providing us this scene right now. the moon is beginning to slip away but that's a mini moon or a micromoon. it's the smallest moon that we'll see this entire year. and it's the smallest basically because of the proximity of its location to planet earth. right now, in the mount vaca area we have temperatures in the 30s. santa rosa is at 38 with a northwest breeze at 4 miles per hour. but making it feel like it's 34 degrees out the door this morning. livermore at 37. it's 47 degrees in oakland. so you need a jacket heading
out the door but later today, temperatures again above average for the 6th day of the month of march. we have rain in the forecast. i'll talk more about that. see that clear slot? the coast is clear diverting all the clouds to the north of us. that's because we're under the ridge of high pressure system. that's parked over the western states not going anywhere very quickly. however, we do have this area of low pressure right here. and as it slips down south, it's going to make a dent in the ridge of high pressure. but it's got a lot of work to do. this is a really impressive strong ridge of high pressure. so by the time that low breaks through the high, we will see increasing cloud cover tuesday and only lights amounts of rain on wednesday. today sfo, mineta international airport and also oakland not reporting any local airport delays except laguardia, still a little snag in traffic there. meanwhile denver it's a warming trend into the 50s. chicago's currently 12 above zero going up to 28. 56 in houston. new york city clearing out from yesterday's snow at 27 degrees.
our highs today boy, we just missed skipped right over winter. very spring-like. 67 degrees in pacifica. 68 in half moon bay today approaching 70 in san francisco a good 9 degrees above average for this time of the year. 74 in san jose. winds out of the northeast at 15 ushering the pollen around so if you have allergies, everybody in this studio does because i have been hearing them coughing this morning, be forewarned. sunday almost off the charts. here's the extended forecast: this weekend we have sunday streets 2015 your chance to just take over the streets at 65 degrees. michelle? >> thank you. time now is 6:19. new concerns in california over yet another preventable disease. the recommendations from doctors after a three-week-old baby died of whooping cough. and i'm dennis o'donnell. coming up, bad, bad news for the giants.
good morning, everyone. hunter pence has played 383 consecutive games. that's the longest streak in the major leagues. he told vern he had a little luck staying healthy. >> a little lucky. you got to be lucky to have that sort of thing happen. and, you know, it's just been fortunate. >> yesterday the giants outfielder ran out of luck when he suffered a fractured forearm hit on the arm by a pitch versus the cubs. he is out six to eight weeks. manager bruce bochy said one benefit of the injury is that it happened in early march
instead of early april. >> trying to, you know, move out of the way and, you know, kind of ran in and caught him there and, i guess, silver lining is it's early in the spring so at least we'll have a month to start the healing process. >> football news. the 49ers have signed receiver jerome simpson best known for his flip touchdown in 2011 while with cincinnati. he was with minnesota but didn't play last season. san francisco also signed defensive end darnell dockett for 2 years $7.5 million. he missed last season with a torn acl. he said during an interview, quote, the 49ers hit the lottery. let's hope so. and the raiders runningback maurice jones played one year with oakland last year, he is retiring. i'm dennis o'donnell, have a great weekend. play of the day from the nba oklahoma city at chicago the bulls had the ball trailing
by one point with less than 5 seconds left in the game. >> that's all it took. chicago hung on a couple more seconds to win 108-105. we are witnessing the final moments of the public art project that has taken a lot of people's breaths away. what's next for the famous bay bridge lights. >> reporter: i'm kiet do live in east san jose. somebody opened fire on some chp officers right on highway
actor harrison ford is in the hospital after crash- landing his plane on a golf course. why aviation experts say he caught a lucky break. >> and renewed concern over whooping cough in california after the death of a three-week- old baby. the advice doctors are giving the future mothers. >> we are hours way from the weekend and we have rain in the forecast. i'll tell you which day. >> and i'll tell you why we're seeing lots of red along 101. >> good morning, it's friday, march 6. i'm michelle griego. >> i'm brian hackney. frank is off today. we start this morning in san jose where a gunman opened fire on chp officers. kpix 5's kiet do is along 101 where it all happened. kiet. >> reporter: good morning. everything is back to normal here on highway 101 in east san
jose. but a much different story just a couple of hours ago. a very tense situation. this was the scene at 12:30 this morning when the chp shut down highway 101 southbound between tully road and story road. that is when a chp patrol car with two officers inside pulled over on the side of a road during a traffic stop. a gunman fired several rounds at the vehicle from an unknown location. at least one of the bullets struck the patrol car. officers then closed 101 southbound for about 30 minutes to search for that gunman. right now, the shooter is still on the loose. nobody was injured. again, 101 back open this morning. that case still under investigation. live in east san jose, kiet do, kpix 5. a cool bay bridge light display is about to go dark. >> it already looked dark the last time we check. kpix 5's anne makovec is along the embarcadero with the latest. >> reporter: it was bittersweet a slow fade of the bay bridge lights. you can see things are looking pretty much back to normal here on the bay bridge. the western span here behind
me. and the lights went down as the sun came up. you can see dozens of people came to see the final moments of the bay bridge light project. it was the world's largest l.e.d. light sculpture here on the bridge since 2013. i'm here with the artist behind this beautiful sculpture. leo villareal, what was the inspace station behind the project. i was asked to think of the bridge as a canvas and what would we do? i proposed 25,000 l.e.d. lights and the suspender cables of the bridge. >> reporter: it was up to the viewer to see what they will in it? >> it's all abstract. it's, you know, there are no images, no text. it's open-ended. it's refreshing for viewers. >> reporter: it was supposed to be temporary but it's been up nor two years. everybody loved it so much it's now going to be permanent once it returns next year. what does that mean to you? how does that feel?
>> it's very humbling. it's overwhelming. the joy this brought to people's lives. everybody wants to tell me their experience with the bay lights. so it's amazing that it can remain. >> reporter: what was it like for you as you saw the lights fading this morning? >> definitely bittersweet. it's something that, you know, people love so much. and i certainly love. and -- but, you know, they will be back in about 11 months. >> reporter: all right. absolutely. leo villareal, thank you for that. he is the artist behind the bay bridge lights project. as you mentioned it is going to be back by next january just in time for super bowl 50 because they raised about $4 million in private donations to make this a permanent fixture. it's a new part of the san francisco skyline. we just have to live without it for about a year. live on the embarcadero, anne makevoc, kpix 5. we can live without it for a year as long as it comes back. it looks like a beautiful day out there already. >> yes, right? those lights will go up march 5 in 2013 so almost two years to the date they come back down. but we'll all be waiting for them to come back up. something we're watching coming up? >> brian?
>> i'm just seeing the sun just at this moment peeking above the horizon from mount vaca. it's beautiful. >> time is right now 6:32. official sun-up at 6:34. take a look at it right now. mount vaca, wow. >> beautiful. >> gorgeous. >> it is. but it's cold. you can't tell that over there in the mount vaca area. current air temperature is 34 degrees. it's 37 in livermore. it is 38 in santas rose. wind chill up there is 34 degrees in santa rosa. average high is 62. instead today 69 in the city. these temperatures are all well above average. look at oakland. typically 61 but instead today, 73 degrees. look at the coast! boy, a sea of temperatures into the mid- to high 60s today. 72 in morgan hill. warmer than that in gilroy. east of the bay, northeast breeze to 15 miles per hour. temperatures upper 60s and low to mid-70s. we're talking right about 75 at
blackhawk. mid-60s in stinson beach. great whale watching in bodega bay at 65. low 70s in santa rosa. we the abundance of sunshine in cloverdale today. lakeport 10 degrees above normal at 78 degrees. the extended forecast does call for near and record warmth over the weekend. we'll be pushing near 80 in somebody's backyard and then we'll bump up the cloud cover on tuesday leading to the potential of rain showers on wednesday. gianna? >> beautiful. checking the roads right now, 101 is a struggle in the south bay this morning. in fact, we have a double trouble along 101. two accidents, one at hellyer and it's slowing things down. 21 minutes now between 280 and 101 on 280 which is 680 over to 237 so give yourself some extra time there. but if you are leaded along 101 out of marin county, that's a nice drive. it looks good into san francisco. golden gate bridge free-flowing it's been a nice ride through
there all morning. 580 a little better. we're seeing some improvement through the altamont pass as you work your way towards the dublin interchange. of course, the bay bridge though metering lights are on and slow-and-go conditions. live look at 101 now in brisbane near sierra point. i do know traffic there is nice. it's not bad. extra volume overall but northbound you're actually moving nicely into san francisco. good news on 101 to sfo. no delays through that portion. that's a look at traffic. brian? actor harrison ford is in fair to moderate condition this morning after crash-landing a plane on a golf course in southern california. >> enjoin, oh, dude he is landing on the course. >> before paramedics arrived, golfers rushed to help yesterday afternoon. reporter andrew spencer spoke to people who saw what happened. >> reporter: actor harrison ford is no stranger to flying. >> not a bad way to spend the afternoon. >> reporter: but during his thursday afternoon flight something went wrong. ford's plane lost engine power forcing the 72-year-old to crash land before he could make
it back to the santa monica airport. >> witnessed a small single- engine aircraft, came in lower than the aircraft typically does and descended below the tree line. >> it appears that he clipped the top of a tree and came to rest on the golf course. >> reporter: firefighters found ford in his plane on the penmar golf course. they say he suffered moderate injuries but he was conscious and alert when they loaded him into an ambulance and took him to a nearby hospital. >> for that golf course to be there was extremely fortuitous because i lived in los angeles for years and you sure can't land on the freeways. it's bumper to bumper and there's just not else there. >> reporter: ford was flying a 1942 military trainer. aviation experts say vintage planes like that one aren't uncommon for private pilots. >> but as the years go on, they get progressively more dangerous. and a 60-year-old plane has lots of special needs. they do have an unfortunate
higher incidence of crashes and problems. >> reporter: ford's son said dad is okay, battered but okay. doctors expect harrison ford to make a full recovery. i'm andrew spencer reporting. a person of interest in the fatal shooting of a teenager in oakland is in custody. police chief sean whent announced yesterday that person was arrested in another city for an unrelated crime. no other details were given. but sources told kpix 5 it's a man who was arrested sunday accused of shooting at hayward police. on saturday, 14-year-old davon ellis was shot and killed while walking on brookdale avenue with two friends. a three-week-old baby in san joaquin county has died of whooping cough. the county had not recorded any whooping cough deaths in the latest outbreak until tuesday when the infant died. doctors say the disease is preventable. >> this is a wake-up call for mothers that if they're pregnant, get vaccinated. >> whooping cough also known as pertussis is a bacterial
infection that spreads very easily through sneeze and cough. a parks manager is in the hospital after a tree fell over him and crushed him. it happened tuesday as roberts watkins was supervising crews trimming and cutting trees at hilltop park in san francisco. this is file footage of watkins. he has a broken ankle as well as head and back injuries. doctors upgraded his condition from critical to fair yesterday. and he is expected to recover. happening today, catholic students in san francisco are planning another rally to support their teachers. it has to do with the letter the archbishop sent telling staff to reject homosexuality, adultery and other behavior that the church considers evil. 80% of the staff of the school signed a statement rejecting the morality clause. the rally starts at 5:30 tonight at st. mary's cathedral. time now is 6:38. two bay area communities are locked in a fight over trash. details on the plan that
good morning. at 6:42 on thisth sixth day of march, spectacular scene official sun-up at 6:34. clear skies in san francisco. now let's head 60 miles south to downtown san jose. good morning, you, too have clear skies. the current air temperature of 44 degrees there going up to a high today of 74 degrees in san jose up in the average high at 67 degrees. notice these numbers are well above average for this date. sunshine today in the low and
mid to 70s around the peninsula. and across the santa clara valley to now, the eastern portion of our bay area. 71 degrees in pittsburg today. low 70s in vallejo, benicia, martinez, and in american canyon. great whale watching day in bodega bay at 65 degrees. above average in san rafael in the low 70s. a northeast breeze up to 15 in lakeport today at 78 degrees. st. helena in the mid-70s. well, some people say a plan to reroute san francisco's garbage really stings. the city wants to send tons of waste to a recology landfill near vacaville. san francisco city planners say the garbage won't have a significant impact on the environment but a former solano county supervisor isn't buying it. the plan spurred an online petition to keep the trash out of solano county. right now san francisco sends its waste to the altamont landfill in alameda county.
kids will be back on 15 baseball fields at the tesoro refinery in martinez. tesoro kept them out for a months because of picturing workers. but now the -- picketing worker. but now they can return to the field and start their season on time next month. here's a look at what's coming up on "cbs this morning." gayle king joins from us new york. good morning. >> reporter: hey, michelle, where is frank today? >> frank is sleeping in. he is golfing so he took the day off. >> lucky him. golf is always a good thing. brian, good to see you. >> good to see you. >> reporter: ahead amazing stories from the delta plane that slid off the runway. norah was at the airport when it happened. just as it was happening she was on another flight. so what does she do? she gets off the flight tracks down some of the passengers and she has quite a tale to tell. plus, ambitious and positive or deceptive and a cheater- cheater? we talked to a group of voters about their perceptions of hillary clinton. we'll have the wide ranging
result and only on "cbs this morning" i always like when we can say only on cbs, an american veterinarian wrongfully imprisoned for months in east timor, has her story. see you at 7:00. >> thank you. in the meantime big news in apple this morning. apple will be added to the dow jones industrial average. >> and there is a new jobs report of out this morning. here now is kcbs radio's financial reporter jason brooks with two big developments to end the week. >> reporter: good morning, michelle. good morning, brian. we are certainly ending week with some block buster news. first off apple's long anticipated move to the dow industrial has been expected for a long time. apple the most valuable company in the world. this will take place on march 19th. apple will replace at&t in the process. the move was made because visa was the biggest price weighting in the dow right now is going to have a four for one stock split this month. for that lower weighting for
visa that he brought in apple and at&t is the odd company out. apple will continue to be traded on the nasdaq. just as intel and microsoft have since they joined the dow back in 1999. february jobs report is stronger than expected. a gain of 295,000 jobs. unemployment down from 5.7 to 5.5%. couple of underlying signals not that great though. wage growth up only 3 cents to $24.78 much weaker than expected. also, the participation rate was down a little from the month before leading to the falling unemployment rate. but still, the gain of 295,000 jobs continues a solid trend. and that alone could tell the fed to raise interest rates this summer. let's take a look at the big board see how we're dag so far in the early going -- doing so far in the early going. market lower in anticipation of a fed making a move this summer. dow down 82. nasdaq down 8. s&p down 7. apple shares up 1.5% on the
move to the dow. at&t meantime is down about 1.5%. michelle and brian, back to you. >> thank you, jason brooks from kcbs news. 6:47 now. let's get another check on traffic. >> all right. lots of company as you work your way along 101 this morning in the south bay. we have two separate accidents to report northbound 101 at san tomas expressway. this accident was blocking the two left lanes and look at that. we're seeing nine miles per hour in some spots there. another accident reported near hellyer. it's been busy on 101 northbound through san jose sow give yourself some extra time. you can use 280 as an alternate. in fact, here's a look at drive times along 101, compared to 280. i would take 280. guadalupe parkway a nice ride this morning. it's breezing right along. elsewhere golden gate bridge as you work your way into san francisco, mighty fine not a bad right add all on this friday morning. a little extra volume on that southbound side but overall an easy commute there. not so easy at the bay bridge.
we are seeing some significant delays busy for a friday. metering lights are on. there are some bright spots not as bad as monday through thursday commute and not quite backed up into the maze. but check this out. san mateo bridge, a little slow- and-go conditions, drive time though overall only up a couple of minutes westbound 92, 880 to 101 easy about 15 minutes. let's check your forecast. here's roberta. good morning, everybody. this is the part of the day where i have some fun and invite you to send me your favorite photographers. other cameraman at the bay bridge sent me this one before they turned off the lights on the bay bridge for the next 11 months. thanks, greg. and again, i want all of you to accepted me your photos to email@example.com. live weather camera looking out from sausalito towards san francisco. another view this one from the lawrence hall of science at the university of california in berkeley. and one more view, this is mount vaca and any way you look
at it, we have clear skies. we have temperatures today that will be above average and we currently have some chilly temperatures in throughout the tri-valley. also equally as cool in the santa rosa area in the mid-30s. 43 degrees in concord at this hour. 53 san francisco. you need a jacket out the door this morning but then later again, temperatures a good 10 degrees above normal in many of our neighborhoods but we have a shot of rai coming. the coast is clear. a little hint of fog right there and then it dissipates. we are under the influence of high pressure. it's just parked over the western states not going anywhere but up street we have this area of low pressure but it's got a big job to do. this is a very strong ridge of high pressure. so it's got to bust through all that dry air mass. and once it does that, it's going to start falling apart. we'll see increasing clouds tuesday leading to some very light rain showers on wednesday. for your getaway friday, 63 at the state capital. low 70s monterey bay. you know, over monterey county over the weekend, we will have
some temperatures approaching 80 degrees. 75 in ukiah. it's 19 in truckee going up to the mid-50s today springtime skiing in northstar. temperatures today should be at 61, 62, san francisco, but instead, approaching 70 degrees today. we should be at 64 in san jose. but again, 10 degrees above average. low 70s in concord clayton and walnut creek. you got allergies? do you have 'em? i do, too. all right. here's your pollen report off the charts by sunday and monday. this weekend pushing 80 on saturday and sunday chance of rain by wednesday. all right, don't forget, we spring ahead, we lose one hour of sleep this weekend. you might as well change the
batteries in in your smoke detectors while you're at it, as well. thank you. a short time from now, bay area surgeons will resume work on a six-way kidney swap. kpix 5's cate caugiran explains how it was all made possible. >> reporter: this is our first look at the operation that kicked off a six-way kidney transplant. today three patients giving kidneys, three patients receiving kidneys a team of surgeons with intense focus steady hands successfully completed all of them. but it started with a woman who turned her loss know new life. >> i know what it feels like to want an extra day and not being able to have it. so if i can somehow, with god's help, do that, then it's worth it. >> reporter: she lost her son and husband. by the end of tomorrow she will have saved six lives. >> i didn't realize it was going to be such a big thing. >> reporter: california pacific medical center released this statement.
quote, today's surgeries involving the six-way kidney transplant went smoothly. zully broussard our altruistic patient is out of surgery and resting comfortably. >> the final three donors and three recipients will have the same surgery. this whole process made possible by advanced software that finds kidney matches by using patients's genetic profiles. the software creator was inspired by his own experience. >> i know personally how it feels to wait for an organ and to be on dialysis and feel that despair. i'm really grateful that my software is able to contribute to this life-changing event for all these people. >> reporter: cate caugiran, kpix 5. >> a reception for the donors, recipients and families is planned for march 25. time now 6:52. a jet nearly plunges into an icy new york river after skidding off the runway. why passengers were forced to sit and wait even after help arrived. >> reporter: queue up the " lyrics "when the
you tell us what you want to pay and we help find options to fit your budget. nah, nah, insurance, nah, nah, nah, discount. my name's flo, you want to go out with me? no. uh-huh-huh! five things to know at the :55. the chp is on alert after gunfire hit a patrol car just before midnight on highway 101 in east san jose. investigators say two officers had pulled over a car when someone started shooting in their direction. no one was injured. southbound 101 near tully road was briefly shut down. meanwhile, federal investigators are trying to figure out how a plane at new york's laguardia airport went off a snowy runway and crashed through a chain-link fence. 132 people were on board when the plane nearly plunged into an icy bay yesterday. the emergency slides didn't apply. the passengers were stuck on
the plane. some escaped by sliding down the wing, nobody was seriously injured. parts the country from the midwest to the south to the northeast are in store for record-breaking cold today. the arctic blast comes after another winter storm yesterday. in kentucky as much as two feet of snow stranded hundreds of vehicles. next week is expected to be much warmer. a person of interest is in custody in the shooting death of an oakland teenager 134-year- old davon ellis was killed on brookdale avenue walking it a store with friends. sources tell kpix 5 that the person of interest is a man who was arrested sunday and charged with shooting at hayward police. harrison ford is in the hospital after crash-landing his world war ii era plane on a golf course. the 72-year-old actor told the tower he had engine trouble just after taking off from santa monica airport. ford is expected to recover, no one else was injured. i'm anne makovec live along
san francisco's embarcadero where we have been watching the bay bridge lights project do a slow fade this morning as the sun came up saying good-bye to the world's largest l.e.d. light sculpture at least for now. it's been here since 2013 on the western span of the bay bridge and it is coming down so caltrans can do maintenance work on the cable. 25,000 l.e.d. lights. they were supposed to be a temporary art project, but they were very popular. we spoke with the artist who created this vision this morning. >> it's very, you know, humbling. it's, um, overwhelming. you know, the joy that this has brought to people's lives and everybody wants to tell me their experience with the bay lights so it's amazing that it can remain. >> reporter: $4 million in private donations were raised so this light sculpture will come back permanently as a part of of the san francisco skyline. once this maintenance work is done, it will be back early next year in time for super bowl 50. live in san francisco, anne
makevoc, kpix 5. and checking the roadways right now very busy ride north 101 through san jose. you're seeing a delay of 27 minutes from 280/680 interchange to highway 237. 280 a great alternate. bay bridge backed up. metering lights are on not quite to the maze so it's doable. eastshore freeway not bad slows at the bridge. mass transit though right on time. so a great choice this morning. bart, ferries, caltrain, ace, you name it, everything looking good. and don't forget tomorrow is the chinese new year's parade so it starts at 5:00. there's going to be street closures around market, kearney, post and howell. >> the temperatures will be near 60 for the parade. this is the scene right now looking out from mount vaca at a seamless sky. we have temperatures chilly inland 39 livermore, 39 santa rosa otherwise 40s and 50s as you head on out the door. today with a northeast breeze at 15, numbers 67 in pacifica to mid-70s inland. but wait! pushing 80 over the weekend.
rain by wednesday. >> all right. thanks for watching. brian, it's been great having good morning to viewers in the west. it is friday march 6, 2015. welcome to cbs "this morning." an out of control jetliner nearly plunges into an icy bay. passengers tell us how they were just feet from disaster. harrison ford undergoes surgery after crashing his private plane on a california golf course. we're at the scene. only on cbs "this morning," an american woman imprisoned for months in asia talks about her ordeal behind bars. we begin with a look at today's "eye-opener: your world in 90 seconds." >> literally five six feet away. >> that close to the water. >> didn't know if we were half in the water,