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buildings that have changed. stores that you think lead to a certain spot don't lead to the right spot. >> reporter: right now, firefighters are looking for hot spots and removing debris. investigators are on the scene trying to determine the cause of the fire. we just spoke to a family who lost their home in this fire. they were just happily reunited with their family guinea pigs. we'll hear from them coming up in the next half-hour. live in oakland, lisa chan, kpix 5. high temperatures are forecast for this weekend. they are concerning firefighters batting the "jerusalem fire" in lake and napa counties. cal fire crews have been making significant progress on that fire but it burned 24,000 acres. it is only 50% contained. 50 structures are threatened and evacuations are in effect. scientists have evidence that el nino is forming even stronger than the last event 18
years ago. comparisons show 1997 on the left, the red and white areas on the right the current formation. it could bring a lot of much- needed rain after four years of drought. an el nino is a band of warmer water in the tropical pacific that changes weather patterns. >> my brother is a roofing contractor in the east bay and he is going nuts right now. usually it's slow but everyone is worried about the rain that could be coming. >> i'm hearing a lot of reports from roofers, also car dealerships where people are trying to trade in their cars and get trucks. suvs. because, you know, you don't want to hydroplane this time of the year when we have the el nino and i have to tell you it's the number one question i'm being asked by people every day, is it really going to happen? i got to tell you last year, we were saying we're seeing signs of it and it didn't pan out. this year it's very consistent day to day. we're watching el nino reports. looks like we are going to have a wet late fall or early winter. right now it's high, dry. we are seeing drizzle, however, along the coast. 50s and 60s due to the deep
marine layer. later today, we'll have sunshine from the beaches all the way into our inland areas. our outside number will be 93 degrees towards discovery bay. we are going to talk about triple digits for the weekend but first let's bring in liza battalones. >> good morning. we are going to talk about the light traffic at the bay bridge. enjoy it while it lasts. westbound traffic moving well with the 19-minute drive time between the carquinez bridge and the maze. speaking of oakland, 880 right here the nimitz, that's also moving well. no major construction from overnight but do keep in mind we heard from lisa chan a few moments ago because of this morning's building fire 8th and international remain shut down. no other streets are closed at this hour. now we'll talk about the silicon valley commute. you know, it's fine. no big construction projects and everything is very light for that north 101 commute leaving morgan hill heading into san jose and santa clara. local transit also checking in with the thumbs up no delays across the board for bart, ferry, caltrain or the altamont
commuter express. that's your "kcbs traffic." guys? >> okay, liza, thanks. chp says here's the woman right here who eluded authorities by jumping off the bay bridge this week. investigators identify her as 25-year-old erlynn sanchez- edwards. they say she crashed this stolen car on the bridge early wednesday morning jumped as officers approached. she apparently survived the 70- foot plunge into a chilly bay. then a dump truck driver says he gave a ride to a woman in a soaking wet dress. chp is still trying to track down sanchez-edwards, whose last known address was in richmond. a san francisco supervisor wants police to back off from their crackdown on bike riders. lately officers in the city's park police district have been citing cyclists who run stop signs. but supervisor john avalos wants to adjust the law. one of his aides told us that cyclists could be required to slow down to a safe speed and look both ways before they cross. >> not condoning any unsafe
behavior by cyclists. they will be encouraged to cite anyone who fails to slow down or yield the right of way. >> cyclists staged a protest against the crackdown earlier this week. supervisor avalos believes police should treat cyclists like they treat pot smokers in other words as a low priority. a historic morning in cuba as u.s. embassy reopens in havana. flag raising will be held by john kerry the first u.s. secretary of state to visit cuba since the 1940s. some live pictures here. we'll go to hannah daniels with a preview. reporter: in just a few hours, the american flag will fly over the u.s. embassy in havana for the first time in 54 years. the change in diplomatic relations is something this 31- year-old cuban woman is looking forward to. [ speaking spanish ] >> reporter: when it comes to politics, she says she doesn't care. not when positive things can
happen for cubans, young and old. still others like american lois scheckter remain skeptical. her family's farm in havana was seized by fidel castro's regime during the communist revolution and her family fled the country. >> if we have relations with cuba, i don't think we should have them without the reparations. >> reporter: in a newspaper column published on his 89th birthday yesterday, fidel castro repeated claims that the u.s. owes cuba millions of dollars in damages caused by a long-standing trade embargo. now that both sides have taken steps to reestablish diplomatic ties, president obama has called on congress to lift the embargo. hannah daniels for cbs news. more protests in oakland today. a "black lives matter" will happen at the site of the killing of 24-year-old robbery suspect by oakland police on wednesday. it will start at 6 p.m. tonight. 27th street and martin luther king, jr. way. a woman is accused of beating her own mother to death with a hammer in sunnyvale.
that happened at a mobile home park on vienna drive. the suspect herself called police to the scene yesterday afternoon. police found 50-year-old linde smith unarmed and cooperative. her mother 81-year-old ann smith was dead from blunt-force trauma. and there was a hammer there at the scene. the younger woman was later arrested and charged with murder. an argument led to the attack. the united states wants to know whether "islamic state" have used chemical weapons. kurdish fighters in iraq say the "islamic state" may have used them against them in an attack in northern iraq. a member of the white house national security council says officials are closely monitoring the reports. and he says any use of chemical or biological weapons would violate international standards. pg&e says it has paid a $300 million penalty to the state of california's general fund. that's just one part of a $1.6 billion penalty levied against the utility for the deadly gas
pipeline explosion in san bruno. the rest of the money goes to safety improvements. the fire and explosion destroyed three dozen homes in 2010. it is 5:07. if you haven't taken a vacation in a years ago. you're not alone. why a new study suggests you may need a little time off. >> and cameras were rolling during a whale's close encounter with boaters. the giant animal kept coming back. >> from the kpix 5 weather center, good morning. 5:07 as you head out. sure, we have some drizzle right now from a very deep marine layer. but i'll tell you when you can expect triple digits. >> and it's already crowded for the altamont pass. westbound 580 jammed up beyond the 205 interchange approaching roadwork in livermore. i'll have details with "kcbs traffic." ,,,,,,
time check 5:10. as you head out the door, we have a layer of overcast conditions very drizzly along the coast and into the bay this morning. and while we may even have some drizzle as far as 40 miles inland it's going to retreat. we'll have sunshine and triple digits in the forecast. i'll tell you when to expect it and where as the news
continues. a whale that swam under to a group of fisherman in australia created the perfect opportunity for a selfie. >> the boaters realized though that the gentle giant may have actually been asking for help. it had a plastic bag and fishing line in its mouth. they removed the trash. as the whale swam away it raised a fin. >> ha. >> as if to say, hey, guys, thanks for the help. >> like a disney film. >> cute. a mystery in an east bay creek. beavers that live in the alhambra creek in martinez are durning up dead. so far four have died. researchers are puzzled by the death but have taken the remains to perform necropsies on them to figure out what's going on. >> there is no water in the creek. we are getting brackish water coming in. >> the beavers arrived near the amtrak station back in 2006.
now the hope is to make sure the remaining family members make it through the summer. >> new outlet stores in livermore recently renamed the san francisco premium outlets in livermore. tory birch was biggest draw. the stores have a reputation for bargains but they have lower quality items. >> these are techniques. >> last year alone the outlets in livermore drew more than 7 million shoppers including many asian tourists. you're going to have to download a lot of movies to prepare for what will be the world's longest airline flight. it's more than i can handle. emirates airlines announced yesterday a nonstop flight from dubai in the middle east to panama city panama. the trip will take more than 17
hours. it starts february 21. if you feel like you need a vacation, you are not alone. 56% of americans have not taken a vacation in the past 12 months. that's up 4% from last year. another survey says more than 20% people said they would be replaceable at work for taking time off. >> i have a rule. use them or lose them. >> yes. >> i'm booking something. >> i'll be at tahoe by 1:00 playing golf. let's kick it over to traffic now and see what's going on, on a friday. >> we're lucky living in the bay area. we could get away for a quick weekend, go to tahoe on a little quick vacation. go to the beach. everybody heading into work at the bay bridge toll plaza light traffic. chp still clearing up an
accident. we have eastbound 580 before seminary in the left lane no traffic delays for 580 there. 880 as it rolls through oakland that's still moving well in both directions. that northbound drive time 15 minutes is what it's going to cost between 238 and the maze in oakland. the rest of the commute looks like this. if you plan on driving through oakland city streets just remember we have that fire this morning. 8th and international are shut down. it's just the intersection that's closed and ac transit service is not expected to be impacted by the closure. they are just going to head through the detours in the area. meantime, if you plan to head for the silicon valley, no big accidents everything is light. the altamont pass commute slow traffic. this morning roadwork will tie you up. roberta was stuck in some of that roadwork this morning. [ roberta making raspberries sound effect ] >> she is not happy. that's your "kcbs traffic." [ laughter ] now to roberta. >> so liza, frank and anne and
i know you think you're my best buds but you're not. >> boo! >> it's my weather watchers! now what's so great as i ask them for observations when they're checking in and telling me their temperatures and now they are thinking that they are kind of funny i'm getting a kind of joke or two according to like right here linda mathers has been reporting a couple of things that i can't talk about on air but 59 degrees and lots of cloud cover there. also kathy munch has a couple of jokes for us this morning. but thank you for waking up with a great sense of humor telling us it's foggy in your neck of the woods. tim in benicia has overcast and 64 degrees. we have high overcast over the bay bridge at this hour. and, in fact, that marine layer is so deep this morning, it is producing some drizzle in the form of some condensation. so 67 degrees in san francisco. wow! it's so mild out the door. here's what you need to know. the fog and low clouds are back. but it will retreat back to the coast later today. a warming trend does kick-start today and it will be warm to hot. area of low pressure that's
been anchored off the northwestern coast all week long. it's finally beginning it fall apart at the seams as it ejects up to the for the and trails off to the east. a little bit of subtropical moisture over the southern half of the state. that's about it. high pressure is retreating back toward the coast and the northern half of the state of california. that's going to break up our marine layer. we'll see less of an onshore flow all weekend long. meanwhile, it's going to be downright hot away from the seashore all weekend long. temperatures going up to the 90s in throughout sacramento, stockton, merced and moats. 96 degrees in fresno. low 80s around the high sierra. we have a sundown going on tonight at 8:05 and by then, mostly clear conditions no overcast skies tonight overnight. 72 degrees in san francisco up from the average high in the upper 60s. 82 in san jose. mid- to high 80s throughout the tri-valley. 93 degrees our outside number. 83 degrees in san rafael backing through mill valley
into terra linda. temperature-wise we are talking about 101 saturday and on sunday. then we begin to see the flattening ridge of high pressure but still summery on monday through thursday. we got us a football game tonight! i'll be there. >> you're going. >> yeah. i'm going to be at mount davis. i like to see the weather. [ laughter ] >> i'll get a good view of it. >> you'll be in the clouds, that's for sure. >> there will be no clouds. i'm going to see the skyline of oakland from those seats. >> you're going to see the weather, not the men in tight pants. >> they say the raiders are going to be better than the 49ers. >> derek carr second year new coach they have some new guys. they may be. 5:17. uc-davis researchers are teaming up with california's wine industry to find some ways to useless water while making wine. mondavi institute for wine and food science is using state-of- the-art technology to recycle water used to sanitize winery equipment.
uc-davis professors say traditionally, too much water is used for cleaning the equipment. >> pretty much all that water is used for cleaning. and so if you can figure out an efficient way of cleaning in a winery then you can reduce ware use tremendous -- reduce water use tremendously. >> he says it takes about 6 gallons of water to make a gallon of wine but through recycling technology that we are the use can be cut by more than half. it is 5:18 on this friday. the fresh prince getting a fresh look. the details in the next half- hour on the '90s sitcom. we'll be right back. >> and i'm dennis o'donnell. who fared better in the pga championship in round one, tiger or rory? and on the first pitch of the game the nationals went deep but one pitch does in the a game make. details coming up. first a good day on the job starts with a good night's rest. this morning, jill schlesinger has more in your jobs report.
>> reporter: this week we celebrate national relaxation day. doctors are quick to remind us that one of the best ways to relax during the day is to get enough sleep at night. according to the national sleep foundation, americans only get 6.9 hours of sleep on weeknights. experts recommend 7 to 9 hours. lack of sleep is attributed to serious health problems like heart disease, stroke and depression. sleep deprivation can also impair your focus and negatively affect your memory. lack of sleep may also be detrimental to your work performance. lost productivity costs over $3,100 per employee with insomnia, $2,500 for those are less severe sleep problems. in california, 8% of people have reported 30 days of poor sleep in a month. to get a good night's sleep, experts recommend you power down electronic devices and é avoid tv at least an hour before bedtime. you should also steer clear of caffeine later in the day. i'm jill schlesinger for kpix 5. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
good morning. everybody. happy friday. wide open at the golden gate. the zipper truck has passed through there. so we now have four southbound lanes available for you as you make your commute across the golden gate bridge. i'll give you a complete look at your drive into work with "kcbs traffic." two pitchers from the san francisco giants are going to greet customers at a couple of local coffee shops today. they are promoting the team's
coffee blend at pete's. jeremy affeldt is going to be at the chestnut street store and javier lopez at the ferry building. they are going to be from noon to 1:00 p.m. both locations in san francisco. good morning, everybody. giants general manager bobby evans says the team has made an offer to the phillies for second baseman chase utley. stay tuned. bill walters has been to 850 grateful dead concerts. last night it was dead night at the yard. bottom 1 i had it at 1. the nationals buster posey base hit. matt duffy trucking home. giants up 2-1 off stephen strasburg. giants starter ryan vogelsong back from the dead! allowed a home run on the first pitch of the game but that was it, striking out 8 in five innings. giants win 3-1 within 2.5 games of the dodgers. sonny gray scratched from yesterday's start because of back spasms. bottom of the second blue jays ryan goens deep off jesse
chavez. three-run shot. they win 4-2. and the jays become the first time since the eisenhower administration to put together two 11-game win streaks in the same season. pga championships round one in wisconsin. tiger said he hit the ball well yesterday just not on the greens. shot a three-over 75. tied for 86th. he said it was one of his worst putting rounds ever. rory mcilroy back after injuring his ankle last month from the water on the fifth, he saves par. he is five shots off the lead at 1-under. jordan spieth his playing partner also at 1-under. they are chasing this guy, dustin johnson for the third major in a row. he is the top at the leaderboard after the first round. 6-under 66. he is one shot ahead of david lingmirth at whistling straits. i'm jumping on a plane this morning heading to houston for the 49ers first preseason game of the year on saturday right here on kpix 5. i'm dennis
o'donnell, see you from houston. >> safe travels, thank you, dennis. we have baseball texas, minnesota and your play of the day. defense the hard way, watch. >> oh, hit him in the back! and deke man recovers and gets the out a wicked liner. >> that's going to leave a mark. one more look. he turns his back off the back. texas beat the twins 6-5. and a little bruise there. 5:25 now. a $15 million picasso painting stolen 14 years ago is finally being returned. how federal investigators tracked it down. >> reporter: i'm lisa chan live in oakland where about 20 people are without a home this morning after a fire broke out. morning after a fire broke out. we'll have ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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after more than 50 years, u.s. officially reopens its embassy in havana, cuba today. what it means for both countries. >> plus, bracing for el nino. one scientist says it is on track to hit the bay area and that could mean a wet winter. >> and that could also mean i could be very busy this winter, as well. good morning, out the door we have drizzle with the marine layer but i'll show you when to expect triple digits. >> and it's already busy at the altamont pass. traffic is delayed beyond the 205 interchange. there's also an accident now being reported on 205. i'll have details with "kcbs traffic." >> good morning. it's friday. the weekend is approaching. august 14th. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm anne makovec. we have breaking news in oakland. an overnight fire forced more than a dozen people to
evacuate. kpix 5's lisa chan live at the scene where she talked to some people who got out. >> reporter: hi, anne. 20 people are out here in the cold this morning. many without clothes or a place to stay. the red cross is out here trying to help them. the fire broke out at 808 international at 2:30 this morning. it started in some apartments above commercial stores here on international. the apartments are on top of some businesses that just have some water damage. we spoke to a family who woke up to the sound of fire and dogs barking outside their windows. they ran out of their apartment with nothing. >> i didn't think anything of it until my sister and my mom came running yelling fire, fire! so i just dashed out went to my sister's room and saw the fire behind the curtains. so i just ran back in and got my dogs out. that's all i did. >> reporter: they had to leave their pet guinea pigs behind but firefighters were able to
go back in and rescue them. right now, firefighters are allowing some residents to go back into the apartments and gather some belongings. firefighters are looking for hot spots and removin debris. we're live in oakland. lisa chan, kpix 5. it's going to be hot, dry over the weekend and that's troublesome for firefighters that are working on the "jerusalem fire" in lake and napa counties. cal fire crews have been making significant progress on the fire which has now burned 24,000 acres. it's 50% contained. 50 structures still considered threatened. and evacuations do remain in effect. scientists now say that an el nino is forming that could be even stronger than the last big event 18 years ago. 1997 el nino is on the left and on the right a more powerful one taking shape this year. it could be a lot of much-
needed rain after four years of drought in california. >> over the next three months this should turn into what i call a godzilla event. >> the average of all of those models shows that we'll be in the strong category. >> el nino is warm water in the tropical pacific that changes weather patterns and already, those warm currents have disrupted marine life. 5:32 on a friday. the all-important weekend forecast and i guess shorts and a tank top this weekend, huh? it's going to be hot. >> i'm still thinking about el nino. i hate to hear people say godzilla event because there's just so much data out there that we don't have yet but every, single day all our computer models are very consistent saying, yeah, this is going to happen. we are trying to brace ourselves and let everybody know but at the same time, you know, it's -- it's -- it's -- science is not a perfect science by any means at all. good morning, one thing is certain. as frank was alluding to, it's tank tops and shorts for the
weekend. right now we do have temperatures into the 50s and 60s. extremely mild as you head on out the door. it is 53 degrees in santa rosa. and 66 degrees in livermore. extremely mild. then later today we're talking about numbers stacking up in the 70s at the beaches approaching 80 in oakland and berkeley and alameda as well as in el cerrito. 83 in mountain view and our outside number inland today will be 93 degrees. we are talking about triple digits on saturday and sunday. then temperatures approaching 60s in daly city to the mid-70s in pacifica. we have the full forecast at 48 minutes after the hour but right now let's bring in the one and only liza battalones. >> good morning, everybody. we are going to talk about some friday commute where unfortunately we have this accident affecting traffic out of tracy. it's on the westbound 205 transition ramp to westbound 580. so a lot of these drivers normally head towards the altamont pass from this point. they are sitting in delays motorcycle accident blocking at least one lane of traffic. you can see traffic very slow
approaching the scene. it stays heavy beyond the accident to and through the livermore valley. caltrans is doing construction. we have a couple of lanes still shut down westbound 580 approaching vasco. that's a look at your "kcbs traffic." chp says this woman here who eluded authorities by jumping off the bay bridge, investigators identify her at 25-year-old erlynn sanchez- edwards. they say she crashed a stolen car on the bridge wednesday morning then jumped as officers approached her off the bridge. she apparently survived the 70- foot plunge into the water. a dump truck driver says he gave a woman a ride in a soaking wet dress that morning. chp still trying to track her down, whose last known address was richmond. a woman is accused of beating her own mother to death with a hammer in sunnyvale. it happened at a mobile home park on vienna drive. the suspect herself called police to the scene yesterday
afternoon. police say 50-year-old linde smith was cooperative with arriving officers. her mother 81-year-old ann smith was dead from blunt-force trauma. there was a hammer at the scene. the woman was arrested and charged with murder. there was an argument before the attack. pg&e says it has paid $300 million to california's general fund. that's just part of the $1.6 billion penalty that was levied against the utility for the deadly gas pipeline explosion in san bruno. most of the rest of the money will go towards safety improvements. the explosion and fire destroyed 3 dozen homes in 2010. history is about to be made in cuba. let's take a live look this morning in cuba. this morning, the u.s. embassy will officially re-open in havana. secretary of state john kerry will be the first secretary of state to visit cuba in 70 years. here in the u.s. many cuban-
americans oppose the new relations between the two countries. >> if we have relations with cuba, i don't think we should have them without the reparations. >> the ceremony is scheduled for 6:45 a.m. our time. we are going to have live coverage when that happens. more people in cuba are finally getting access to the internet. crowds are gathering as newly established wi-fi locations. for many, it's the first chance to get a glimpse of the outside world. for others, it's a chance to connect with loved ones who have left cuba. lawmakers in greece have approved the latest draft financial bailout. today's parliamentary vote relied on opposition party support. but there was significant dissent. the vote came after a marathon all night session with much debate over the three-year rescue package. the deal is the equivalent of $93 billion u.s. and includes harsh spending cuts and tax hikes. dozens of car will county families could be getting an
unexpected payday in santa clara county. they were overcharged on their property taxes for year in total more than $100,000. the homes were never classified as low income when they were built in 2002 so the families have never paid the correct amount in property taxes. >> when government does something wrong, i think we have an obligation to correct it. >> stone only has the authority to refund up to four years but he is going to work with other county officials to get a full refund for everybody affected. in business, samsung is upping the ante in the battle of smartphone payment methods. >> jill wagner of cbsmoneywatch.com joining us live now. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, frank and maria. it's been a mostly down week on wall street. we'll see if the markets could finish strong today. yesterday the dow was up about 6 points the nasdaq down 11. samsung is raising the bar on the smartphone wars with samsung pay. it lets customers use their
phones like credit cards everywhere. analysts say it's a big advantage over android and apple pay which are not available at all retailers now. for security, samsung pay will require fingerprint or p.i.n. number. the actual credit card number is never revealed. meanwhile a new report from apple so that's in the last 12 months, the company's hired more diverse candidates than in any other year-to-date. the ceo says they doubled the number of black, hispanic and women hires in 2014. >> jill, a propos on a friday we talk about eating and i guess there's a new trend on how americans eat. what's that all about? >> reporter: that's right. single people turns out like their snacks. a new study from the npd group finds that the growth of snack foods being consumed at meal times is widely the result of smaller households and people eating alone and one reason for that, snacks come in single serve packages.
kind of like this one. so frank and anne, sorry if i can't hear you guys, i'm too busy snacking. [ laughter ] >> what are you eating? >> reporter: nabisco chips ahoy ahoy. nothing wrong with chocolate chip cookies in the morning. >> that's breakfast food. >> we have lay's potato chips right there -- >> we do? >> no, we don't actually. [ laughter ] >> thank you, jill wagner of cbsmoneywatch.com. >> but i wish we did. enjoy your breakfast and have a good weekend. a pablo picasso painting is going home to france after it was stolen 14 years ago shipped as a chief art and craft item. the piece entitled the hairdresser is worth $15 million. customs officials found the painting in newark, new jersey back in december. the fedex shipping label described it as a handicraft worth about 37 bucks. authorities have not made any arrests but they are glad to have it back. 5:39.
good morning. time check on this tgif, it is time to look at your uv index very high today 9.5. high risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure the most dangerous part of the day as far as exposure is concerned at 1 p.m. stick with us. i'll have your full forecast coming up in four minutes. with all good things super bowl 50 is going to bring to the bay area this coming february, there is a dark side to such a big event. kpix 5's kiet do shows us how
local law enforcement plans to handle the expected problems. reporter: with super bowl now 6 months away the santa clara sheriff's office is giving us an exclusive behind the scenes look at their dedicated human trafficking task force. highly trained detectives use specialized equipment like this scanner to uncover sexual photos and videos of children buried deep in encrypted drives even if deleted. smartphones can be hacked even if they have a password to extract data, text, emails and browser history. >> they can't hide it. we'll find it. >> reporter: fact is human trafficking for sex or labor has never been easier faster or more lucrative. it's a $32 billion a year business. >> it's growing faster and has more money in it than arms trafficking or drug trafficking. >> reporter: technology is driving the boom. there's now a whole new
generation of websites. city vibe, and others. >> one gets taken down another pops up. they are usually always ahead of the game. >> reporter: the most popular by far is backpage.com with tens of thousands of sex ads a day all over the world. but backpage is in the crosshairs of cook county sheriff tom dart in illinois who is trying to shut down the site saying backpage is enabling underaged prostitution and human trafficking. the company's attorney sent kpix 5 court documents saying it's a first amendment issue. quote, the constitution does not allow censorship by vigilante with a badge seeking to impose his views of what is or is not permissible speech. back here in santa clara county, the d.a. says they work with website operators to discourage human trafficking. >> sites that have not been willing to work with us are simply cites that we give more attention to them. >> that was kiet do reporting. new results from the epa provide an idea of just how many toxic chemicals were released after that mine waste spill southwestern colorado and
what a mess. testing from the river hours after the spill shows the amount of lead in the water was more than 3500 times the limit that is safe for humans to consume. levels of arsenic and cadmium were very high. what happened was not expected even by the mine owner. >> disbelief. just utter devastation. um, a little bit of incomprehension when i first saw the pictures last thursday. >> owner says the water had seeped into his mine from an adjacent mine called sunny side. last week epa workers inspected the gold king mine and released three million gallons of contaminated waste water. a man is trying to sell a bmw convertible said to once have been owned by apple cofounder steve jobs. it's posted on the craigslist website. the fellow claims to have certified dmv documents sewing that steve and lorraine jobs bought the -- showing that steve and lorraine jobs bought the 1995 model 325 when it was
new. >> well, to think about it, it was owned by steve's wife so jobs -- steve probably sat in the passenger seat sew i have had a lot of selfies in the passenger seat. >> that guy julius winegar is the third owner and wants $11,000 or best offer. >> looks like it's in good shape a convertible. might be a good car to drive around this weekend because it's going to be hot. but you're first. so go ahead. speaking of cars and traffic and roberta can tell us about her convertible later. you have a nice one, right? >> thank you very much. >> all right. we're going to talk about the altamont pass commute. 580 in that westbound direction. now, westbound 205 interchange heading towards westbound 580, got a motorcycle accident. apparently, it's a hit-and-run accident out there. it's off to the right-hand shoulder. and it is causing a backup on 205. westbound 205 crowded now from beyond mountain house parkway approaching the altamont pass. so expect those delays. it's going to stay heavy past
the accident scene to about isabel in the livermore area so expect delays. all the earlier roadwork we had on 580 has been cleared out. as we move to the bay bridge commute, where now we have a backup the metering lights are on. and traffic is delayed from about the 880 overcrossing. your drive time though leaving the carquinez bridge bound for the may see still holding steady at 19 minutes bound for the maze. 45 minutes for southbound 101 leaving santa rosa from 12 approaching the golden gate. no big delays for westbound 580 at the richmond bridge. golden gate bridge, 101 looking good with no big delays in either direction heading into or out of san francisco. that's a look at your "kcbs traffic." now to roberta. thanks, liza. why is it when you wear white is when you spill everything on you? >> i know. [ laughter ] >> it's a nightmare this morning! okay. good morning, everyone. taking a look outside this morning it's an optimistic view because we have been shrouded in a huge deck of low clouds and areas of fog even some drizzle but you can see by this
particular view isn't that pretty? looking out from our kpix 5 studios towards oakland, where currently it's very mild out the door except in santa rosa at 53 degrees. otherwise we are all the way up into the mid-60s throughout the tri-valley. here's what you need to know as we're wrapping up this workweek. the fog heads back this morning but it is retreating rapidly. warming trend begins today. it's going to be warm to hot in our inland areas over the weekend. we were talking about the area of low pressure all week long. it's finally lifting to the north to the east taking precipitation with it. you can see the green on the screen there. now, the high pressure ridge is beginning to expand over the state of california as it moves in from the desert southwest. it's going to be downright hot, summer is back from vacation into our inland areas with triple digits on tap. 86 ukiah today low 80s in the high sierra with a red flag warning in effect for extremely dry conditions. 96 degrees in fresno through merced into 74 degrees in monterey and carmel.
i'm planning on numbers like this today. mid-60s in daly city. others low sites in pacifica, moss and montera beaches. low 70s in san francisco. across the bay as we move east, 78 degrees in oakland. also in el cerrito, alameda a little cooler than that. low 80s around the peninsula today. we top off in the 80s east of the bay except for hayward around the 70s. 87 degrees in santa rosa. here's your extended forecast. we're talking about triple digits this weekend well inland. bayside into the mid-80s. go west if you want some relief. 70s in pacifica, 60s in daly city. we have a football game to talk about tonight. we have the raiders! they are playing host to the rams. it's preseason football game time temperature nice. 72 degrees. have a great friday. >> we will. trieds are all good. thanks, roberta. 5:49. fridays are all good. fans of the fresh prince of bel air can start doing the carlton dance because roberta is doing it in the studio right now. [ laughter ] >> will smith the fresh prince
is working on a reboot of the pop lay show. the project is in its early stages. details are scarce. there's carlton. tv line reports smith will not return to the franchise in a starring role but as a producer instead. some silicon valley companies are letting people try out their new high-tech products including electric skateboards like you see there from a company called boosted boards. those boards can go up to 22 miles per hour. the company says they have both recreational and commuting benefits. >> so we're trying to get people out of their cars trying to figure out ways of, like, helping with the urban commute. >> there is also an autonomous scutaro boat that patrols on its own and sends video and audio feedback to humans. google also showed off one of its driverless cars. all of the companies at yesterday's technology showcase are based in mountain view. cool stuff. >> kiet do has one of those i understand. >> oh? >> yes. did a story on it liked it so
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it friday, time check for you 5:54. what's going on this weekend? lots going on including the san francisco street food festival. i know i'm all over that! 75 degrees this weekend at pier 70. whatever you have planned we have your weekend forecast still straight ahead. and chp is taking care of this accident in the clearing stages southbound 880 at mowry. one lane is shut down. traffic already slow for the commute from fremont to milpitas. i'll have more "kcbs traffic" for you still ahead. bart says the work it did during the transbay tube shutdown was a silent success. [ screeching noise ] >> yeah. you be the judge. bart says the annoying screeching sound has been mitigated. passengers are skeptical. >> loud as it was before. >> we started sound to communicate when we went into the tube and when we went into
the tunnel we stopped talking. >> first time we heard the screeching sound. i said what's going on? is this louder than normal? >> another transbay tube shutdown is scheduled for labor day weekend. scary moments for people living south of downtown san jose. a grass fire came within a few feet of their homes. take a look. it broke out yesterday afternoon along i-280 near 87. a sound wall kept it away from houses on the other side. but you can see just how close those flames came. no word how it started. the teenager suspected in a string of home break-ins and sexual assault in alameda will not be charged as an adult. the district attorney's office has not said why it decided to charge the 17-year-old as a juvenile. investigators say he broke into at least five occupied homes and sexual assaulted a girl in her bedroom. he turned himself in on tuesday. that's the day after we aired this surveillance video. 5:55. in the next half-hour not
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good morning. thanks for joining us. i'm anne makovec. it is just about 6:00. >> it sure is. hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. the time now 5:59. let's take a look, we begin with breaking news. a morning fire in oakland. and lisa chan has the very latest and joins us now live. >> reporter: good morning. about 20 people are completely displaced this morning. some people are walking around in their pajamas with nothing but a red cross blanket to keep them warm. the fire started at 2:30 a.m. at 808 international boulevard here in oakland. it affected some apartment buildings that are over some
commercial businesses. the fire then spread across an alley and heavily damaged a duplex. this is an old building in a densely populated area which created challenges for firefighters. >> residential area. we have a lot of people that live in the area. and with that, we tend to find we have people that are living in commercial spaces living in the residential spaces. and then the fact that the city of oakland has old buildings, um, you've got footprints of buildings that have changed, doors that you think lead to a certain spot don't lead there. >> reporter: right now, firefighters are putting out some hot spots and removing debris. investigators are trying to find the cause of the fire. we just spoke to a family who was displaced by the fire. they were just allowed back in to grab some belongings. they said their apartment appears to be completely destroyed. they were only able to salvage about a basket of clothes. live in oakland, lisa