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morning as some burglars led police on a high-speed chase through neighborhoods. anne makovec live south of market where police caught up with the suspects. >> reporter: good morning. >> reporter: it started with a burglary about two miles away .and the suspect's car hitting the police officer's car. [ sirens and police chatter ] >> rolling 10 that for this case. >> southbound polk street from broadway! >> reporter: this is some of what we could hear on the police scanner as the chase was on at 2 a.m. the officers chased him around the russian hill, tenderloin and mission neighborhoods before ending up 2 miles away on fourth and clara.
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>> monitoring right here watching coming towards me three units everybody take a deep breath -- >> reporter: three people were arrested here. we're talking about the driver and two passengers. that's where the chase ended. they have been booked into the county jail. nobody was injured in this wild chase. charges are now pending. live in san francisco, anne makovec, kpix 5. the "rocky fire" southeast of clearlake has stopped spreading but has already burned 67,000 acres. more than 100 square miles have burned. the fire is only 20% contained. the firefighting has cost $14 million so far. through the entire fire season cal fire expects to spend 434 million. it's building in three counties but late yesterday, firefighters took a stand and they won.
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kpix 5's andria borba takes us there. reporter: this morning, cal fire says the key to containing the "rocky fire" is the weather if it cooperates with them and doesn't turn hot and dry. for the first time in seven days, the evening shadow over lake county isn't smoke plumes from the rocky fire but coastal clouds. >> today has been the calmest day since the fire started. >> reporter: the monster wildfire even got a short soaking from some much-needed rain. >> i think we got fortunate this morning. we had a pretty good marine layer come in overnight. so we had some cloud cover, temperatures dropped, humidities went up. >> reporter: evidence of the fierce battle between firefighters and flames could be seen all around the edge of the fire, a blackened field with a house standing unscathed at the center of it and the sobering reminder that all that was standing between disaster and containment were roads and determination. how close did this fire come to spreading thousands of acres more? take a look. that right there is the
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fireline. i'm crossing highway 16 right now. had it jumped the asphalt and hit this canyon, it would have had thousands of more acres to burn. the "rocky fire"'s afternoon pattern of flaring up stopped allowing water drops to put out hot spots and not stay ahead of the flames. all along highways 16 and 20, the north and eastern edges of the "rocky fire," crews from across the state were stationed watching for any smoldering hill sights that could spark back up. >> gives the guys a chance to get ahead of the curve and than try to play catch-up. >> reporter: containment last night was 20% on this fire. firefighters expect and hope that once the sunrises they can get planes in the air that will go up again. in lake county, andria borba, kpix 5 andria borba, kpix 5. it is 6:03. here's liza with traffic. >> we are going to start off in the south bay where we're watching this accident blocking multiple lanes. the chp tells us that just one
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lane of traffic is open. south one beyond tully. this accident involving a pickup truck on its side. lots of debris on the freeway and several cars pulled over with flat tires. so right now, traffic is backed up beyond story road. we are looking at least a 12- minute delay to get through the backup with traffic backed up again from beyond story road. the northbound delay extends to capitol expressway. we'll let you know when chp begins to re-open some of those lanes for you. meantime, 580 has been a slow ride in both directions. the westbound commute heavy from the 205 interchange heading down the altamont pass. eastbound 580 slow in stretches from greenville because of ongoing construction. and if you plan to make the bay bridge commute, the metering lights are on. traffic is backed up from the 880 overcrossing. roberta? >> official sun-up at 6:16. it is now 6:04. but we're already getting a hint that it's going to be a sunshiny day according to our live weather camera from san
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jose toward the santa clara valley. a few clouds for the most part, mid- to low-level clouds, 52 degrees in santa rosa. it is the upper 50s in livermore and in concord. good morning, san francisco! in the low 60s. here's what we need to know today. it's going to be sunny and drier and it's not going to be as humid and our temperatures will be pretty much where they should be for this time of the year 60s at the beaches, 70s and 80s around the peninsula, and 80 in san jose and then increase that by 87 degrees, 87 for morgan hill and 88 in gilroy east of the bay today. numbers mid-70s in vallejo, benicia, martinez and american canyon. 88 degrees for the outside number in fairfield. 89 in clearlake. the full forecast at 18 minutes after the hour. a jury in san francisco found a sheriff's deputy guilty of assaulting a man at san francisco general hospital. michael lewelling was convicted
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yesterday of felony assault and could get three years in jail. surveillance video showed him pushing a homeless man into a waiting room chair last november then grabbing his throat. that deputy claimed the man attacked him with a cane but the video did not support that. a confrontation between an unarmed man and rohnert park police officer, did the officer overreact when he drew his gun on a man holding a video camera? more now from betty yu. reporter: the video starts when a rohnert park officer drives into a residential court and just stops in the middle of it. don mccoma says he was hooking up his boat outside his house when he noticed the cops. he started filming the officer so the officer rolls down his window to do the same. >> he thinks he is being funny now. >> reporter: a few seconds later, the officer gets out talks into his radio and then -- >> put your gun down, really? this one really --you don't touch me. you don't touch me.
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>> i'm at that address. >> you don't touch me. >> hey, man. >> you don't touch me. >> when i tell you to take your hand out. >> i have done nothing. >> you need to relax. >> you go away. >> i don't go away. i stay where i am. you can go in your house if you want or you can stay out here. you don't keep your hand in your pocket. >> my hand can be in my pocket. there's nothing in there. >> reporter: the officer says he just wants to make sure the man doesn't have a weapon. >> because you're a police officer you're trying to intimidate me. this is going all over youtube. >> reporter: he said he dealt with lies and distrust from the rohnert park police over the last 15 months. the officer says it was just a random stop. >> what's wrong with you? >> your station i corrupt. >> oh, okay. are you some kind of constitutionalist, crazy guy? >> no, sir. is that what you're going after? is that where you're going? >> reporter: he says he is shooting video to protect
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himself from the officer. >> are you accusing me or suspecting me of a crime. >> if i did, i would arrest you, okay? so go ahead and have a nice day. put it on youtube. i don't really care. >> reporter: betty yu, kpix 5. >> the mayor and city manager released this statement. we have been made aware of this matter and are taking it seriously. we'll conducted an internal review to determine that appropriate protocols were followed. the field now set for tomorrow's republican presidential debate. that will be in cleveland tomorrow night. these 10 candidates are invited to the debate the first of the 2016 campaign. there are 7 major republican candidates however who didn't make the cut including carly fiorina. the selections were based on national polls. new cbs news poll shows donald trump leading the pack at 24%. former florida governor jeb bush came in second at 13. and wisconsin governor scott walker is third in the pack at 10%. democratic presidential candidate hillary clinton will
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be in atherton for a fundraiser today to be held at the whom of silicon valley supporters. -- at the home of silicon valley supporters. it costs $2,700 per person. she has another fundraising tomorrow in san francisco. mayor sam liccardo and the water smart team in san jose will launch new software to help people conserve water. customers will be able to track their use and save money. 6:09. up next, drinking on the job fighting subordinates and putting people in danger. why a police officer isn't fired after that. and netflix has a new maternal/paternity leave plan. >> and wait until you see what to expect weather-wise on friday. >> we have a new accident north 101 in the same area where we have been watching the southbound accident just one lane of traffic opened traffic ,
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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! good morning. take a look at this. it's gorgeous. it's our live weather camera looking towards the skyline of san francisco. and see that little finger of fog working its way into the bay? we'll talk about how that is going to affect your day as the news continues. thank you, roberta. bay area investigators say a woman committed a murder- suicide killing her own mother and then herself. on monday 33-year-old hollis puccinelli told into the police she suspected her mother of abusing her daughter. puccinelli then allegedly killed her mother. later the woman was found with a self-inflicted injury to her neck and died at the hospital.
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a search for a man wanted for a dangerous crime spree accused of murder, kidnapping three men and shooting two sheriff's deputies. investigators are looking for him in a rural area near bakersfield. at least 50 officers are on the ground while helicopters search from above. >> you can't look on the ground because the person may be around the next rock or tree. a rohnert park police chief still has a job after various problems. >> reporter: the hayward fire chief garrett contreras did not try to make excuses for his bad behavior. >> there is reporter: hayward fire chief garrett contreras did not no excuse.try to make excuses for
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his bad behavior. >> there is no excuse for having had consumed alcohol when i was the on call commander. >> reporter: while on call and drinking and driving his city vehicle multiple times fighting with a subordinate and ignoring dispatcher calls to respond to a major apartment fire last year. all are grounds that could have gotten him fired. >> i think his behavior was embarrassing to the city. i has been an accident chief. -- an excellent chief. he has done a lot of really great things for the department. >> reporter: a 20-year veteran, he got a month long unpaid suspension a 9% pay cut to his $186,000 a year salary and a second chance. >> i believe the city manager led in this instance and believed it was in the best interests of the department and the city that i stay in the job. >> reporter: reaction on the streets is not as forgiving. >> it's disappointing that we gave him a slap on the wrist. >> reporter: contreras said it would have been easier just to take the termination and move on. >> i think the more challenging route was to take responsibility, as much as i have embarrassed the department and the city, i'm proud of the way that i have handled it. >> reporter: he denied that he has a drinking problem and said he has no anger management issues. he said he's undergoing a management coaching program offered through the city of hayward.
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in hayward, len ramirez, kpix 5. >> the city made contreras sign an agreement if he violates the provision, he will be fired. netflix is making a move to help employers who become parts. it's changing its parental leave policy. in the first year parents can work as much or as little as they would like and still get paid. analysts say the generous benefit is all about competition between the valley's tech titans and trying to keep quality people. >> if netflix does this it will pressure all the other tech companies who want to keep their engineering staff and people happy. >> the new policy covers the 2,000 people working at netflix. >> a one-year program. >> that's right. time for traffic. we have an alert. something is cooking. >> definitely. the chp issued a "sig alert"
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for 101 in san jose. lanes will be closed for at least 30 minutes. it's already been out there since 6:00 this morning. -- since 5:45 this morning, excuse me. this accident involving a public truck on its side southbound 101 just beyond tully, just one lane of traffic is open so we have traffic backed up approaching the scene. traffic is backed up beyond story road. delays of over 15 minutes now being reported and in that northbound direction, traffic is heavy beyond capitol expressway approaching the scene. chp says that looky-loos may have also been involved in an accident in the new york direction with a brand-new crash north 101 just across from the original accident north 101 approaching tully so definitely an area to avoid this morning. the rest of the commute has been slow westbound 580 approaching and heading down the altamont pass. still delayed from the 205 interchange approaching and passing vasco. no problems as of yet for 580
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heading down the dublin grade. it's been very slow for eastbound 580 heading through livermore because of construction. crews will be out there until 11:00 this morning. now, the bay bridge toll plaza, that's backed up from the foot of the maze, 20 minutes between the carquinez bridge and the maze. the bay bridge toll plaza metering lights are on at this hour. the only bridge with heavy traffic southbound approaching and heading across the golden gate looking good with just 14 minutes between 580 and the golden gate. that's a look at your "kcbs traffic." now to roberta. nice. thanks, liza. good morning, everyone! 18 minutes after the hour of 6:00. this is a beautiful view, bird's-eye view of the city of san francisco. look at that layer of low clouds and fog inching its way over the golden gate bridge. we have a little bit more moisture in the atmosphere, great for firefighting efforts. temperatures out the door 52 in santa rosa to 60 degrees in oakland. here's what we need to know on this "hump day." sunny and less humid today and tomorrow. a few showers are back in the
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forecast with the possibility of thunderstorms on friday. and dry lightning also. and that's not good news for those firefighters at the "rocky fire." i like the satellite-radar, hope you do, too. this is is that plume of moisture that brought unmuggy conditions and raindrops. the plume heads all the way to the hawaiian islands. we have an upper-level area of low pressure that taps into the subtropical moisture and end result, we could have a wet fries on tap. 79 in truckee today. 72 monterey bay. 94 fresno. our numbers going up. 60s beaches and 70s across the bay. 80s common across the peninsula today. 80 san jose but a good 7 degrees warmer than that in morgan hill and gilroy. upper 70s low 80s to the north and all the way up to 88 degrees warmest spot inland
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areas. additional warming takes place thursday. then we have that shot of precipitation and dry lightning on friday. seasonal conditions over the weekend. make it a great day. coming up a dire situation. growing danger from southern california up north to alaska. >> and i'm dennis o'donnell. crutch, the giants' bullpen fails again. can the bats bail them out? and the 49ers don the pads for the ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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good morning, everybody. one of the most bizarre managing decisions of the see -- of the season occurred last night in
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atlanta where braves skipper freddie gonzalez decided to walk buster posey so he could face hunter pence. jake peavy getting love from madison baumgarner after allowing one run in six innings. top of the sixth, bases loaded, one out pence to johnson. he thought there were two outs. he could have got a double play. instead the giants have a 2-1 lead. 8th inning, game tied at 3, they walk buster posey to face pence and what do you know? pence lines a three-run go ahead home run, game, set, match. giants win 8-3. they pull within two games of the dodgers. quinton dials is replacing justin smith. he is also been given an interesting nickname for the head coach jim tomsula. >> he called me alabama [ censored ] >> while dial may not have the most affectionate nickname from tomsula the 49ers new head coach sounded giddy talking about him. >> he is such a soft-spoken kind deep voice and --and when
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he gets on the field, when he --[ laughter ] >> he --[ laughter ] >> again, it's hard as to describe it without using swear words. >> get out of here with the a's winning 5-0 last night. i'm dennis o'donnell, see you tonight with an interview with the 49ers head coach. time for your play of the day on a wednesday. we have cards and reds. and a little bit of d. watch. >> that good. you got a guy that has great stuff in your 8th inning. you'll take it. hard hit to center. back goes hamilton. and he makes the play! what a play! >> what a play. a nice over the shoulder on the run catch. the reds' billy hamilton with a fine catch. cincinnati beat the cards and they got our play of the day here on a wednesday morning. time now is 6:25. researchers in silicon valley could one day help reverse the
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effects of climate prediction center. how their cloud brightening process works. >> and a wild chase through city streets. coming up, we'll take you,,,,,,,
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firefighters getting needed help in the "rocky fire." >> demolition derby minutes before being hit by a caltrain. >> from the kpix 5 weather center, good morning, it will be warmer today than yesterday.
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but wait until you see what's on tap for friday. the chp has issued a "sig alert" for 101 in san jose where an accident is blocking multiple lanes. i'll have details with "kcbs traffic." >> good morning. it's wednesday, august 5. i'm frank mallicoat. >> good morning, i'm maria medina. time now is 6:30. a high-speed chase through san francisco this morning for three suspected burglars. anne makovec is live in south of market where the officers caught up with them. >> reporter: good morning. this is where it ended but it started when --with a burglary and the suspect's car hitting the police officer's car. the getaway was bungled when this happened. [ sirens and police chatter ] >> california toward market! >> california towards larkin. [ sirens ] >> 50 miles per hour, southbound larkin, going towards pine! >> wrong way down market.
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>> reporter: some frantic moments. that's some of >> reporter: this is some of what we could hear on the police scanner as the chase was on at 2 a.m. the officers chased him around the russian hill, tenderloin and mission neighborhoods before ending up 2 miles away on fourth and clara. >> monitoring right here watching coming towards me three units everybody take a deep breath -- >> 13 on mission. [ sirens and chatter ] >> reporter: three people were arrested here. we're talking about the driver and two passengers. that's where the chase ended. they have been booked into the county jail. nobody was injured in this wild chase. charges are now pending. live in san francisco, anne makovec, kpix 5. it's a sad end to the search for a missing teacher from san francisco. ed cavanaugh's family says his body was found yesterday off a trail in el dorado county southeast of georgetown. cavanaugh was reported missing more than two weeks ago when he was dirt bike riding in el dorado national forest.
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he taught wilderness skills at downtown continuation high school in san francisco. there is no word yet on the cause of the death. the massive "rocky fire" in lake, yolo and colusa counties stopped growing for the moment but it's already consumed 67,000 acres more than 100 square miles. it's now 20% contained. the firefighting effort has cost $14 million so far. cal fire expects to spend a total of $434 million on the entire fire season. and signs of the battle against the flames are all around the edge of the fire. a blackened field surrounds the house that wasn't touched. yesterday, the rocky fire's pattern of flaring up in the afternoon finally stopped allowing water drops to put out hot spots, the fire even got a short soaking from some much- needed rain. >> i think we got fortunate this morning. we had a pretty good marine layer come in overnight. so we had some cloud cover
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temperatures dropped humidities went up. >> along highway 16 and 20 on the north and eastern edges of the fire, crews have been watching for any smoldering hillsides that could spark back up. some 3,000 firefighters are working around the clock. and to the south, people evacuated because of the willow fire found their homes near fresno looted with smashed windows and thousands of dollars worth of personal items stolen. investigators believe the thieves came in on foot because roads were blocked. >> your house didn't burn but it was burglarized. unbelievable. weather-wise it's a mixed bag. we'll have drier conditions today for the firefighting efforts but that means the humidity goes down and temperatures goes up. good morning, everybody. taking a look outside right now this is a view of the skyline of san francisco. yes, we have a little faint layer of low clouds and fog
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trying to push onshore. no reports of any local airport delays. for the most part we have had a lot of clear skies this morning. it won't be as muggy today. definitely seasonal. 60 in oakland. 61 degrees in san francisco. here's what we need to know. seasonal summer day here in the bay area. a string of 60s will be common around the immediate seashore. 70s and low 80s around the peninsula. west winds 5 to 10 miles per hour morgan hill at 87 degrees otherwise 80 in willow glen. 77 degrees in fremont and also union city. then we wrap around to the eastern portion of the bay area topping off at 88 degrees in the warmest locations. 60s through the 70s to 80 in santa rosa. meanwhile upstream we go a little bit of smoke, haze in the atmosphere and 89 degrees in clearlake. full forecast is coming up at 48 minutes after the hour. hi there, roberta. good morning, everybody. a "sig alert" issued, traffic advisory for 101 in san jose. they have been watching this accident and working to clear
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it. south 101 in tully. this accident involving multiple lanes with a pickup truck that overturned on its side lots of debris in lanes. they are on scene waiting for a sweeper to arrive before they can re-open additional lanes for you. south 101 is backed up from story road with a 15-minute delay heading through there. north 101 heavy from beyond capitol expressway. that's where it stands with silicon valley with delays on both directions of one one. 580 commute westbound approaching the altamont pass, that's crowded from the 205 interchange to and through the livermore valley. bay bridge toll plaza metering lights are on and traffic is backed up from the foot of the maze. drive times are up, a 22-minute drive time between the carquinez bridge and the maze. in oakland. it been a good morning for local transit. that's your "kcbs traffic." a bloom of toxic algae off the west coast is denser and more widespread and deeper than scientists believed weeks ago.
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noaa researchers say the microscopic algae is up to 40 miles wide, 650 feet deep in some places, and now stretches from california to alaska and has shut down some fisheries along the way. one likely cause, the warm temperatures in the ocean. an emotional memorial for a hayward team about to serve the country. hundreds gathered yesterday near mount eden high school where the spot that kionta murphy was killed. he was shot there yesterday morning. he graduated from mount eden in june add was going to join the marines. three teens approached murphy, who was with a girl. words were exchanged and shots were fired. three suspects took off in a silver suv. they are still at large. the girl was unharmed. an anticrime gathering in the east bay came with a twist. the "national night out" events was held across the country last night encouraging people to get to know their neighbors. local leaders and law
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enforcement, as well. but an event in oakland was different. it was called "night out for safety and liberation." it did not involve the police. >> this vision of police in prisons is being where public safety comes from we believe is wrong headed and actually has made communities less safe. organizers claim they are not anti-police and they don't object to "national night out" but they say their event aims to foster conversation about cases of police bree at that time. new details in a -- brutality. new details in a walnut creek murder-suicide case. police say a man who shot and killed a woman at her home before killing himself built the weapons himself! he bought the parts through the mail and police say it's legal because guns people build on their own do not need to be registered. the driver pulled out of the path of a caltrain in sunnyvale allegedly involved in two hit-and-run accidents minutes earlier.
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a san mateo county sheriff's deputy pulled nelson gomez to safety monday. the deputy spoke for the first time yesterday. >> definitely proud of what i did essentially saving someone's life, that's the greatest thing you can do as a cop. >> gomez is being charged with felony dui, hit-and-run, driving without a license and probation violation. a big ceremony is planned today for the expansion of the ronald mcdonald house at stanford. they provide housing near hospitals for families of critically ill children. it will make the stanford locations the largest of the 348 houses worldwide. a new hashtag is apparently achieving its goal of attracting attention. bay area woman became the face of her company's campaign to recruit engineers. but some suggested she didn't "look" like an engineer. her twitter picture with the hashtag, i look like an engineer, ignited the internet
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and pictures began pouring in. >> i think that this is something that every minority or someone that does not fit a standard cookie cutter what someone in this industry has to go through. >> she says her challenge to industry stereotypes touched a lot of nerves. she heard from a nuclear physicist, a scientist, and an astronaut. time enough to 6:39. a bay area police officer under investigation after pulling his gun on an unarmed man. the video that sparked an internal review. >> reporter: it may look lie a >> reporter: it may look lie a jet of water but ,,,,
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good morning, everybody. 6:6:42. clearing skies at the seashore into the 60s. full forecast 70s and 80s around the peninsula. campbell topping off at 82 degrees today. east bay numbers stacking up to the mid- to high 80s and 77 degrees around suisun bay. north bay numbers from 62 degrees with the clear skies in stinson beach to the upper 70s in novato and 80 in santa rosa. we have some smoke in the atmosphere in clearlake at 89. the rate of hiring by u.s. businesses has slowed but appears to be at a healthy level overall. jason brooks from kcbs news reports. good morning. hiring still decent as we saw in the month of july as private payroll tracker adp says there was a gain of 185,000 jobs. that was off the pace of what
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we saw in july. manufacture and construction on the rise a good sign for home building on the pickup over the past several months. economists are expecting the labor department to have a gain of 225,000 jobs on friday one employment rate steady at 5.3%. tesla reports its 2nd quarter earnings at the closing bell today and investors and analysts will be closely watching for whether or not tesla is on pace to hit elon musk's stated goal of 55,000 deliveries this year. and the model x crossover is expected to help them reach the goals. apple is sliding and it's down again this morning after a stock rating downgrade from a bank of america analyst who thinks there will be a lot of pressure on apple stock in the near term and iphone sales slow down from their meteoric rise over the past year. apple has lost more than $100 billion in market value since
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its hit a high in february. overall the market looking to snap a three session losing skid. let's check the big board. up across the board. apple down 1%. back to you. >> thank you. >> apple is a victim of its own success. >> reporter: there's a really high bar set for apple. when you get up there it's tough to stay there. >> thank you, jason brooks from kcbs news. time for a look at what's coming up on "cbs this morning." let's check in with gayle king on a wednesday and see what's happening. >> reporter: hey, frank and maria. i have an apple phone. does that help with apple's earnings? trying to do what i can. >> every little bit helps. >> reporter: good to see you guys. ahead we'll talk with a chairman about the first gop debate who made the cut and the
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state of the race plus one of your big stories that we have been following we'll take a look at the controversy surrounding the california move to offer lottery tickets at gas station pumps. convenient but is that good? also, legendary actress meryl streep, there's only one in studio 57. and we'll take you to the restaurant where you can catch your own fish. before you eat it. do we like this? the news is back in the morning. we'll see you at 7:00. >> no. >> on the dot. i swear i think the fish are squealing. >> yeah. >> they say that it's the people squealing who are catching the fish. >> we do it with lobsters. i'll take that one. but with fish? i don't know. >> fish have families swimming around. i don't want to meet them. i don't. >> okay, enjoy that story and have a good show. see you at 7:00. some scientists in the silicon valley may have come up with a way to combat climate change. >> yeah. only on 5 kiet do shows us how cloud brightening would work if
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tests are successful. >> reporter: a silicon valley research lab scientists are working on what might be considered the option of last resort. >> it's an insurance policy. >> reporter: it's called the marine cloud brightening project. the goal, fight global warming by making clouds over the ocean thicken and brighter so they reflect more sunlight and cool the planet. the team has reached a milestone with this high pressure nozzle. this is basically saltwater. the salinity that comes out of the ocean. it may look like some normal water spray but it took the scientists a year to come up with the exact rate and flow and the pressure so that the water droplets come out to just the perfect size. would you go as far as to call it a success? >> a partial success. so what you see is very small crystals of salt. >> reporter: the particles are so small to see them you have
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to use a laser. once the nozzle is fine-tuned the plan is to use a barge to shoot the salt particles into the sky and see what happens. the researchers say you can already see the concept at work. these satellite images show ship tracks from vessels crisscrossing the ocean, spewing exhaust that turns into clouds that last up to a week. the project needs several more years and millions of dollars in funding. but in 2012, the national academy of science wrote, the seriousness of the consequences of global warming merits research into the possibility of using cloud brightening for climate engineering. robert wood one of the top atmospheric scientists in the world said we owe it to future generations to study it now. >> i don't think this should be a solution. but i think it's appropriate at least to do the research to find out more about it. >> reporter: good morning. we are back here live at the research lab in sunnyvale. it's important to note that the
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scientists say that the real solution to climate change is the reduction in greenhouse gases. not cloud brightening. cloud brightening looks promising. they have a lot more work though left to do. back to you. >> kiet, once funding comes in, what's the next step? >> yes. so they hope to do some land based proof of concept test buying next year. if or when funding comes in after that, they want to do some testing on a ship out at sea by 2018 or 2019. live in sunnyvale, kiet do, kpix 5. >> fascinating. thanks. let's check with liza. >> very busy. but the chp is making progress clearing up this accident where we have had a "sig alert" in place for 101 in both directions through san jose. now, the accident happened southbound just beyond tully involving that pickup truck on its side. lots of debris and cars pulled over with flat tires. caltrans sweeper just arrived on scene and we have two lanes now open for you as you make
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that southbound commute. it's going to be very heavy though traffic still very slow for at least three miles approaching the scene. that northbound commute direction of 101 that's backed up beyond hellyer towards blossom hill so just a terrible commute getting into san jose from the morgan hill area. as we check on the bay bridge commute a 24-minute drive time between the carquinez bridge and the maze. the metering lights are on and we have our spider friend there making an appearance once again at the bay bridge pay gates. we are going to move on to the marin county drive and everything is looking good drive times are up, speeds are up for southbound 101 leaving novato heading into san raphael. there is a little slow traffic in the westbound direction of 37 leaving vallejo towards the novato area. and the richmond/san rafael bridge, expect delays now for that westbound direction slow across the span. that's a look at your traffic. now to roberta. >> you know, iggy our traffic spider isn't camera shy. he makes an appearance once a
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month. hi, everybody! good morning! you know, i want to see what you see. and that's why we have weather watchers established all around our microclimates. let's see who is checking in with us this morning. how about that one? i bet that's our weather goddess, yes, kathy munch from sebastopol. other numbers in the 50s to low 60s. san rafael, pacifica and redwood city, clear skies at 60 degrees. you know, sam bunker from kcbs radio is also one of our weather watcher and he just wrote me an email saying, from our mount tam cam is that smoke in the atmosphere? there is a little tinge in the atmosphere it's hard to tell if that's from a fire or subtropical moisture. could be a little haze from the low clouds and fog stacked up next to the santa cruz mountains so we'll keep a watchful eye on that because we do not want the smoke to compromise our local air
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quality. here's what you need to know. sunny dry not as humid. a few showers possible on friday with the potential of dry lightning. this is interesting stuff. watch how far the plume extends to the hawaiian islands. boy, that's going to come into play by friday but right now high pressure is building in today and tomorrow. this low taps into that plume of moisture and that's where we have the potential of showers. 70 monterey. sunrise :16. 60s, 70s and 80s today across the bay area up to 88 for the outside number. warmer tomorrow. we could get wet on friday. make it a great day. >> an investigation after a man drew his weapon during a confrontation with an unarmed man. don mccomas said a police vehicle in front, started shooting video of the officer and the officer started doing the same. things got tense when the
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officers actually pulled out his gun and asked mccomas to take his hand out of his pocket. >> no. you don't touch me. you don't touch me. >> i'm at that address. >> you don't touch > hey, man. you go away. >> you need to relax. >> mccomas says he did nothing to provoke the officer. the mayor and the city manager releasing this statement: some passengers trying to get to mineta have to switch planes after a low speed clicks on the. as ,,
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donald trump is leading the polls ahead of tomorrow's presidential debate. governor chris christie and john kasich barely made the cut. the only woman didn't make the cut, carly fiorina. democratic presidential candidate hillary clinton is in town for two fundraisers. netflix is now offering all employees unlimited paid parental leave after a child is born or adopted. they already have an unlimited policy for vacation and sick days. the "rocky fire" has grown to more than 100 square miles. cooler temperatures, higher humidity yesterday, allowed firefighters to get a better
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handle on the situation. the fire right now is 20% contained. today the city of san jose will unveil another way to help fight the drought. the city is launching a new software aimed at helping people conserve water. customers will be able to track their use and how much it's costing. i'm anne makovec live in san francisco. soma neighborhood a police chase ended that started as a burglary and the burglar's car ended up hitting the car of an undercover police officer. >> rolling 1025 for this case. >> southbound polk street from broadway! a rolling 1025 for the 110. >> reporter: that is some of what we can hear on the police scanner as the chase was on at 1:30 this morning. speeds of up to 60 miles an hour. the officers chased the suspected burglar's car around the hayes valley russian hill
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tenderloin and mission neighborhoods before finally endle up about 2 miles away from where they started. they ended at fourth and clara. >> coming towards me. everybody take a deep breath. >> three people were arrested. the driver and two passengers where the chase ended. they have been booked into the county jail and nobody was injured. live in san francisco, anne makevoc, kpix 5. chp still has a "sig alert" in place for southbound 101 just beyond tully road in san jose. and a new accident in lafayette with the "sig alert" also in place for westbound 24 just before the central lafayette exit. roberta? >> low clouds and fog have been moving into the bay this morning. temperatures 50s and 60s and later today our numbers stacking up in the 60s at the coast to the mid- to high 80s inland and there you have it the low clouds pushing into the bay. it's my brother's birthday so mark, if you are watching, happy birthday. >> have a good day.
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