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and i'm frank mallicoat the marin county sheriff's good morning. it's wednesday, october 7. i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. it is 6:00. >> the marin county sheriff's department is looking for some people of interest about a murder on a hiking trail. a man was found shot to death monday evening on a trail west of fairfax. not far from sir francis drake boulevard. dozens of people have been searching for clues in the area. the sheriff's department hopes that surveillance video will generate more leads. two men and a woman are person, of interest. investigators believe they may know something about the homicide. >> that's why we have a strong interest in talking to them to see what information they may have to share. >> the victim is identified as 57-year-old steve carter of middletown in lake county. he had multiple gunshot wounds and his volkswagen jetta is
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missing. his dog was found wounded and is expected to recover. german automatic volkswagen preparing for a recall because of the emissions rigging scandal here in the u.s. and kpix 5's kiet do joins us live in san jose to explain what vw customers can expect to happen. quite a mess on their hands, kiet. good morning. reporter: good morning. volkswagen says if all goes as planned in that recall, it will begin in january. then all 11 million affected vehicles should be fixed by the end of next year. in most cases, it is a simple computer software update. but some cars could be getting new injectors or catalyzers. volkswagen might even have to set up temporary specialist workshops to deal with complex cases. with all the various models in the country, vw has to come up with thousands of fixes. they set aside $7 billion to pay for the recall and will likely face steep fines from the epa for rigging those engines to trick smog detectors to allow the vehicles to emit 10 to 40 times the legal limit of pollution.
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u.s. dealers were stunned with the stop sale order for affected vehicles. >> it's sad to think a few people have taken us down this path but together we're going to work through this and come out better. i truly believe that. we have all the resources to make the customer whole and to make the dealer whole through this process. and i'm fully encouraged that we are going to be just fine as we walk through it. >> reporter: california has about 55,000 affected vehicles. a couple in healdsburg has filed a class action lawsuit. since customers pay a premium for the so-called clean diesel engines, they filed this lawsuit. volkswagen has set up a website to enter your v.i.n. number to see if you qualify for the recall. in the meantime it's still legal to drive the cars on the road. live in san jose, kiet do, kpix 5. people are now back in their mill valley homes after they were evacuated abuse of a homeowner who tried to cut down a large tree. the 100-foot pine started falling downhill towards three neighboring homes on marin drive yesterday. a large tow truck was brought in to help take down the rest of the tree. the evacuated homeowners were eventually allowed to return
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late last night. >> california is doubling down on its commitment to reduce pollution and fossil fuel use. today the governor will sign a bill into law requiring half the state's electricity to come from renewable sources by the year 2030. landmark legislation means new solar and wind farms popping up all across the state. it also gives california the most ambitious renewable energy goal of any u.s. state. all right. let's check the roads now with liza. >> frank and michelle, it's getting busy out there and all of the accidents seem to be on the approaches to the san mateo bridge. we are going to start off there. an accident westbound 92 just before the toll plaza involving a car on its side. it is blocking at least a lean of traffic. before you get to that there is a crash in san leandro. southbound 880 approaching marina. there is one lane closed delays from 238 approaching 92. and the approach to the san mateo bridge because the crash
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there, that's going to be delayed from 880 approaching the toll plaza but once you're on the bridge you can see, traffic is flowing well for that westbound commute heading towards the peninsula. meantime, over at the bay bridge toll plaza, it's looking like rush hour with traffic delays extending into the macarthur maze with the metering lights on. i'll have more "kcbs traffic" for new just a few minutes. here's roberta. here we go. good morning, everybody. time check, 6:04. heading out the door this morning we have a gray slate. it's the return of the marine layer along the coast into the bay but we have clear skies inland. temperatures are mild into the 50s and 60s. right now, we are at 55 degrees in san ramon. 50 in napa. later today we are talking about numbers stacking up like this. 72 degrees in san francisco. 83 in concord. these numbers are warmer than yesterday. good morning, los altos at 81 degrees. 80 in pittsburg and mid-80s in brentwood. these numbers are at least four degrees warmer than what we experienced on tuesday. 60s and 70s all the way up to
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81 degrees north of the golden gate bridge. outside number 85 degrees in cloverdale. the full forecast is coming up at 48 minutes after the hour. it stopped raining in south carolina but the worst isn't over. heavy rain and flash floods have killed at least 17 people. although the downpours have stopped, more evacuations could be ordered. receding nerds every floodwaters are threatening dams weakened by the storms. 11trillion gallons of rain fell in the past week. a dead whale that washed up in fremont was hit by a ship. the 21-foot juvenile gray whale was found last month on a beach near the alameda creek channel. the animal had injuries which looked like it came from the propeller of a ship. the marine mammal center says this was the eighth report of a stranded whale this year in the area. ucsf is officially endorsing a new arena for the golden state warriors in san francisco.
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the hospital has expressed concerns about traffic and noise and anything else that would come from the thousands of people flocking to the games in their neighborhoods. but now there's a word of a new deal with the team in the city that would resolve the issues calling for millions of dollars in transportation improvements to the mission bay neighborhood. here's what it includes. more police patrols on game days, dozens of traffic control officers to prevent the gridlock, expanded muni transit service and a hospital access plan. now, opponents of the arena say this is no slam-dunk, though. they are not buying the plan. >> today's announcement accomplishes nothing except for guaranteeing permanent gridlock in san francisco. the mission bay alliance is going to redouble its efforts to defeat the warriors stadium in mission bay. >> the mission bay alliance wants the arena project moved south to pier 80. the current plan still needs to clear several hurdles including an environmental impact report. a bipolar woman who was punched by a chp officer in 201
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has been taken into custody. the "l.a. times" says the woman was spotted yesterday on the shoulder of i-10 the same l.a. location of this previous incident. a chp report says she ran into traffic lanes. she was later taken to a hospital for a mental health evaluation. she received a $1.5 million settlement from the 2014 incident. today the group doctors without boarders will hold a news conference to demand answers about the accidental u.s. bombing of the medical clinic in afghanistan. more now from cbs news' don champion. reporter: the organization doctors without borders will publicly call for an independent investigation today into the deadly u.s. bombing of its medical clinic in afghanistan. general john campbell the commander of u.s. forces in afghanistan answered questions about the bombing from a senate panel tuesday. >> a hospital was mistakenly struck. we would never intentionally target a protected medical facility. >> reporter: the pentagon says
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the hospital was mistakenly hit saturday as u.s. forces were helping afghan soldiers fight the taliban. >> to be clear, the decision to provide aerial fire was a u.s. decision made within the u.s. chain of command. >> reporter: 22 people were killed including doctors, staff members and patients. doctors without borders says the gps coordinates of the hospital were frequently shared with military officials. general campbell believes the incident underscores the challenges that remain in afghanistan. he is calling on a slower draw down of troops in the country in direct contrast with president obama's plan to drastically reduce u.s. military forces on the ground. the white house said yesterday, the president is reviewing campbell's recommendations. don champion, cbs news. dramatic video of a raid on suspected arms smugglers who were trying to sell materiel to make a dirty bomb. they thought the buyer was working on behalf of "islamic state" terrorists. the buyer was an undercover agent.
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police in moldova conducted the raid in february and arrested several smugglers and recovered components needed to make the device. a young tourist beaten to death in golden gate park. why police are having trouble finding new leads. >> and it's known as a place for kids. but chuck e. cheese is adding adults only options. >> good morning. we'll talk about blue skies for the blue angels. the fleet week forecast is straight ahead. >> and it's been a tough compute for drivers coming off of the san mateo bridge. and now an accident in burlingame. i'll have details with "kcbs traffic." ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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few minutes. police are trying to solve e case of a beating death in we have a gray slate of clouds causing airport delays at sfo. we'll have the forecast coming up. police are trying to solve the case of a beating death in san francisco. and they hope surveillance footage will generate some leads. 23-year-old audrey carey of montreal was in golden gate park as part of a backpacking trip. her body was found in the park saturday morning. she had blunt-force trauma to the head. >> when we trace people's steps back, very common that you'll be caught on camera throughout san francisco just because it's so densely populated. there's a lot of stores with video surveillance. >> hundreds of thousands of people were in the park last weekend for the hardly strictly bluegrass festival. so police don't know who was going in and out of the area. for years marin county has
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had one of the highest rates of breast cancer in the world but not anymore. betty yu on the new numbers that change everything. >> reporter: fewer women in marin county are getting breast cancer and dying from it now than ever before. the county has seen a 31% drop in new cases since 2001. >> we're thrilled to know that rates are finally on the decline especially in a community that's been so concerned about breast cancer for so long. >> reporter: dr. tina clark with the cancer prevention institute of california, who authored the study, says it has to did with something women stopped doing more than 10 years. >> as women quit taking hormone therapy in the mid-2000s because of new research showing that it was unsafe, we saw breast cancer rates in marin come down. >> reporter: now the rates are average with the rest of california. back in 2003, dr. clark saw a sharp drop in breast cancer rates after a national health study linked the disease to
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hormone therapy for menopause. since then, breast cancer has been on a steady decline in marin. >> one suggestion has been that this might be related to women, um, more women getting more physically active and losing weight, because we know that excess weight especially after mon menopause can cause cancer. >> reporter: she hopes healthy lifestyles are contributing tonight trend. betty yu, kpix 5. >> outside of skin cancer, breast cancer the most frequently diagnosed cancer in women. a san francisco airport is about to debut a new exhibit as part of a series of pre-super bowl events. it's called a nation's game. the nfl from the faux football hall of fame. it will include game-work items from all teams and a photo exhibit of the 49ers. it begins with a media preview at 8:45 this morning. bay area pastry lovers have
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a reason to celebrate. >> la boulange is back. >> boulange, it's returned! thank heavens. >> yeah. the bright blue doors opened yesterday on pine street in san francisco under a new name, la boulangerie de san francisco. starbucks bought out then later closed all the la boulange bakeries last month. the founder pascal rigo is now resurrecting six of them. la boulangerie on union street will open next week. >> i like how you say la boulangerie de san francisco. >> you have to adopt a french accent! [ laughter ] the motto where a kid can be a kid. chuck e. cheese is adding beer and wine to its menu to appeal to adults. they hope to attract young mothers. those moms often decide on where their kids will eat and where their birthday parties will be hosted. there are half dozen chuck e.
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cheese restaurants in the bay area. you can have pizza and a beer. >> have a beer. >> i thought you already could in dublin. in dublin -- >> some of them. >> i have been told. not that i know it personally. >> now we know where you're hanging out. >> that's why you go there. >> down in the tri-valley and you're at chuck e. cheese. >> it's your turn. go. we are going to talk about this morning's commute where you may need a drink before -- we're not going to advocate that! 101 through burlingame. northbound traffic just before anza. an accident in the clearing stages. chp tells us at this point it was one lane shut down. this crash involving a few cars again blocking the right lane just before anza. it seems like most of the accidents we are seeing this morning are on either side of the san mateo bridge. so on the other side of the bridge, expect to see delays because of this crash westbound 92. the kcbs phone force members are saying traffic is shut down
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on two lanes. there is very heavy traffic on the approach of 92 in san leandro southbound 880 approaching marina. also a lane of traffic shut down there. tough going at the san mateo bridge. use the dumbarton bridge as an alternate. bay bridg backups approaching the bridge but no problems on the bridge. 19 minutes from the carquinez bridge to the maze in oakland. 580 leaving the altamont pass slow going from 205 in stretches now heading towards pleasanton. that's a look at "kcbs traffic." here's roberta. we knew it was going to happen. the return of the marine layer and it's causing delays at sfo up to 52 minutes on some arriving flights. you can see that we have a gray slate out there. currently our air temperatures have been holding steady for the past 60 to 90 minutes. 50s and 60s across the board. we have clear skies inland in
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livermore in the 50s. so it's cloudy at the coast. we have clear skies inland. we have clearing of the skies late morning hours at the beaches. drier air mass as the relative humidity during the afternoon hours tumbles and we have blue skies for the blue angels daily. you see right there the layer of low clouds hanging tight to the coast and saturating into the bay. a shield of clouds to the hawaiian. you have to go back to 1949 to see a hurricane develop this late in the season south of the hawaii. this is october. this hurricane is a category 2 right now. it looks like it will take a path and nick the pacific northwest. by the time it makes it up there it will be the remnants of hurricane oho. we are anticipating gusty winds and rainfall. but right now we have an area of high pressure diverting the storm track well to the north of the bay area. and as it continues to, um, strengthen and move closer to the state of california, the
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warming trend begins. 80s central valley. it is currently in the 50s going up to 74 in the high sierra. 70 in monterey bay. looks like our temperatures panning out from the 70s at the beaches, 70s, 80s around the peninsula. 86 gilroy. 86 brentwood. number-wise stacking up into the 70s and 60s. warmer thursday through saturday. thank you. time now 6:20. governor brown signed the fair pay act aimed at closing the wage gap between genders. what women should know to help make sure it works. and i'm dennis o'donnell. coming up, david met goliath in the bunk last night. after shocking the basketball world the warriors have a little bull's eye on their back. those stories straight ahead. baseball... and a stellar ,,,,,,
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good morning. everyone. houston's dallas kiekel was the american league's only 20 game winner. last night he was asked to pitch on just three days rest against the yankees in a one game wild card play-off . keikel was the richer man last night. yankees payroll 219 million. the astros, $70 million. but keikel was the richer man last night. a-rod goes down looking. keikel threw six shutout innings. houston averaged 104 losses their previous four seasons. there's the first pitch of the second inning and that was the difference maker. colby rasmus off masahiro tanaka who is no stranger to giving up the long ball. his 26th allowed this year. astros win 3-0. they will face kansas city in the american league division series. despite winning the title last year and having all their key players returning, the warriors are not the favorites
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to win this year. something they will use for motivation as they get ready to defend their crown even if they don't admit -- [ pause ] >> you got any motivation for this season? big bull's eye mark on the world champions. >> not getting me in trouble with this. >> this is the only motivation we need. just reflect on all the hard work we went through last year and just the process. >> we weren't picked to win last year. i don't think we're picked to win it this year. um, so all the motivation is already there for you. >> two great media answers. that wasn't going to be my answer. [ laughter ] >> yeah. draymond green was not going to take the bait. by the way, who else could possibly be favored to win it all? you got it, lebron james and the cleveland cavaliers. i'm dennis o'donnell. see you tonight. who did the warriors beat last year? lebron james and the cavaliers. play of the day we are going
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back to baseball. dennis shows you some highlights but a stellar performance by dallas keikel limiting yankees to three hits, no runs. call it the accomplishment of the day. the astros won the american league wild card game and advance to the divisional series against the royals thanks to the bearded one right there, your accomplishment of the day. >> okay. 6:26. another medical emergency on a commercial airliner forces an unscheduled stop. this time, on board a flight to san francisco. >> and police have developed some leads in the deadly shooting of a tantric dance expert on a north bay hiking trail. the very latest when we come back. ,,,,
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-- and the raiders future in oakland is at the top of the agenda.
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weather ad libs nfl power brokers are gathered in new york and the raiders future in oakland is at the top of the agenda. >> and volkswagen finally has a plan in place to recall those millions of cars that were rigged to cheat the system and pollute the environment! i'm kiet do, we have that story straight ahead. >> good morning from the kpix 5 weather center. we have something going on over the ocean waters that has not occurred since 1949. we'll talk about it. >> the accident is cleared but traffic is slow at the san mateo bridge because of earlier problem. i'll have details. it is wednesday, middle of the week, october 7. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. time now is 6:30. investigators are looking for people of interest in a
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marin county hiking trail homicide. a man was found shot to death on a trail near fairfax not far from sir francis drake boulevard. kpix 5's christin ayers has more on the surveillance video that could be the key to cracking the case. reporter: the sheriff's office turning to the public for every for any information on three persons of interest. this man, this woman and another man all captured on surveillance video at a fairfax convenience store. authorities stopped short of calling them suspects but say they believe they may know something about a man who was found murdered near a trail in west fairfax. >> that's why we have a strong interest in talking to them, to see what information they may have it share. >> reporter: authorities want to talk to them about this man, steve carter, a hiker found him shot to death in baywood canyon. his injured dog beside him. his v.w. jetta which looks like this was gone. >> we are trying to put together as many pieces of the puzzle together as possible so we have a better if not a clear picture of what happened here, what led to this incident last night. >> reporter: search-and-rescue crews fanned out with special
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dogs searching for the gun used to kill him. friends of steve say he and his wife had unconventional careers. >> he is an amazing loving gentle kind being whose mission was to bring more love into the world. >> reporter: they were experts in tantric dance and steve founded the ecstatic living institute 16 years ago. in a statement, a coworker said, steve and his wife devoted their lives to helping people connect their hearts to their sexuality. >> kind of really sad. >> reporter: search-and-rescue wrapped up its sunset with lots of questions and few clues. in fairfax, christin ayers, kpix 5. >> the couple lived in lake county until late last year when they moved to costa rica. the wife came back to california to receive treatment for cancer. steve had only recently moved here to join her when he was murdered. it's a mammoth recall for volkswagen which now has to make good in the wake of that
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emissions rigging scandal. kpix 5's kiet do is live in san jose to explain what the german automaker will have to do. >> reporter: good morning. a huge mess. you know, virgina tech says they have broken the trust of its customers and the public and now it is a long road to win it back. volkswagen says if all goes as planned then the recall will begin in january and then all 11 million affected vehicles should be fixed by the end of next year. in most cases, it's a software update. but some cars could be getting new injectors or catalyzers. they might set up temporary specialist workshops to deal with the more complex cases. with all the various models, vw has to come up with thousands of fixes and they set aside $7 billion to handle the recall and will likely face steep fines from the epa for rig the diesel engines to trick smog detectors and allow those vehicles to emit pollution 10 to 40 times the legal limit. u.s. dealers were stunned with a stop sale order of all the affected vehicles.
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>> there's been a group of customers that's been concerned about, you know, feel like they have been duped through the process. there's a lot of emotion when something of this magnitude happens. and i think at the stage of the game that we're at now, is most customers have been very understanding. and they're just -- they're waiting for what the plan is going to be. >> reporter: california has about 55,000 affected vehicles. now, a couple at healdsburg filed a class action lawsuit since customers paid a premium for those so-called clean diesel engines. volkswagen has a website where you can plug in your v.i.n. number to see if your vehicle is recalled. the cars are still legal to drive. kiet do, kpix 5. the twinkling l.e.d. lights that illuminate the bay bridge will soon be a mainstay. today electricians and construction workers will be back on the bay bridge
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reinstalling the bay lights display to keep them up for good. they went dark last march and will start to shine again early next year. >> they are pretty. i think they were working on them early this morning going across. >> there's nothing like being at the top of nob hill and looking towards the bay waters and see that. i'm excited. coming up at 48 minutes after the hour i'm going to talk about something that hasn't happened since 1949 when you had a hurricane out over the open waters the pacific waters. and the remnants are going to affect the specific northwest. isn't that crazy? if it moved a little off course we may get some rain. right now, there are delays at sfo at 52 minutes on some arriving flights because of that right there. look at the low clouds. that's a marine layer pushed back onshore. 50s and 60s out the door. the winds are relatively flat. they will increase out of the west an onshore flow five to ten today. 70 pacifica.
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72 san francisco. 70s in willow glen. 80 santa rosa and guerneville. 84 in livermore. the full forecast is still straight ahead. good morning, everybody. we are getting reports of a new accident in walnut creek southbound 680 approaching treat boulevard in the left lane. san mateo bridge we have an accident on the approach to the toll plaza. at one point two lanes were shut down. chp has just cleared up this accident but very heavy traffic from 880 approaching the toll plaza. and has traffic crowding up on the bridge westbound to midspan continue to use the dumbarton bridge as your alternative. you cross the san mateo bridge and traffic is going to be slow in the peninsula north 101 before anza an accident in the clearing stages there. 880 as it rolls through san leandro and hayward oakland area, that is still doing okay. oakland driving wide open. those are the live pictures you're looking at right here. but the bay bridge toll plaza metering lights are on. traffic is still backed up into the macarthur maze.
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we'll have a look at the golden gate commute with my next traffic report coming up in a few minutes. ntsb is trying to figure out what caused an american cargo ship to disappear in the bermuda triangle during hurricane joaquin. relatives of the 33 people on board including 28 americans are still holding out hope their loved ones will be found alive. a scare in the air for the second time this week when a copilot on a flight to san francisco fainted. the united airlines flight took off from houston yesterday morning. it had to make an emergency landing in albuquerque. emergency personnel say the copilot walked off the plane itself and was taken to a hospital to be checked out. he will be okay. on monday an american airlines pilot died on a flight from phoenix to boston. his wife says he probably had a heart attack. that plane also landed safely. governor brown came to historic bay area location to sign the fair pay act and as kpix 5's julie watts explains, it's up to women to know how to make it all work.
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reporter: meet kristie allbright a 30-something marketing manager in the tech field and according to data from the u.s. bureau of labor statistics, she makes 67.7 cents for every dollar her male counterparts make. [ applause and cheers ] >> reporter: but salary inequality like that might be about to change. fittingly at the rosie the riveter museum in richmond, the governor signed the california fair pay act. it goes further than any law before it. christie as of today she can now demand comparable pay to her male counterparts even if they work out of a different office or city and if they have a different title as long as their work is, quote, substantially similar. but maybe more importantly, she now has a right to ask how much her counterparts make. the law prohibits employer retaliation for discussing salaries but does not require employers to reveal salary information. her male counterparts can make more if they have more experience or training. >> up until now, discrimination retaliation were common place. >> reporter: the state senator who wrote the bill says while current laws protect people who
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discuss their own salaries, they don't protect those who ask about someone else's. and kristie admits she never thought to ask. are you surprised to hear that women in your field make 67 cents on the dollar? >> absolutely. i didn't know there was that big of a gap. >> reporter: she says she might discuss salary ranges, just not exact dollar amounts, and while she doubts there is disparity at her startup, but she thinks the law is overdue. >> women are now protected just for asking. >> reporter: julie watts, kpix 5. the national football league owners begin meetings today and a topic will be the oakland raiders and two other teams who want to move to the l.a. area. the raiders and the san diego chargers have proposed shared stadium to be built in carson and the st. louis rams have a plan of their own for a facility in englewood. how about some hockey too? the sharks open the regular season tonight against the kings in l.a. first game in san jose will be
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saturday against the anaheim ducks. there are some changes after the sharks missed the play-offs for the first time since 2003. peter deboer is the new head coach. martin jones is the top goaltender now. and the season's captain is joe pavelski. schools in parts of the bay area will take part in today's national walk and roll to schoolday. kids are encouraged to walk or ride bikes to school. its part of an effort to reduce car traffic and get kids more active. dozens of schools around the region are taking part. :40. the bathroom -- 6:40. the bathroom is a huge point of contention at a state agency. why workers are being threatened with reduced pay. >> and a report card on california's rail systems.
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6:43. take a look at the numbers on your tv screen. it's going to be warmer today than yesterday. clearing they morning at the coast, 60s and 70s. good morning, redwood city at 79 degrees. 83 to the south of morgan hill to the east outside number today 86 degrees. mid-70s around american canyon and suisun bay. 67 degrees at the beaches today in stinson. otherwise 76 degrees in san rafael climbing to the low 80s in sonoma. and mid-80s in cloverdale. thank you, roberta. time for a look at what's coming up later on "cbs this morning." >> gayle king joins us now from new york. good morning, gayle. >> reporter: we are here live and in color. hello, frank. hello, michelle. good to see you. ahead republican presidential candidate dr. ben carson is here in studio 57 today. we'll ask him about his controversial comments on the oregon shooting plus paying more for less. consumer reports shows us how
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deceptive packaging is hiding a shrinking product. when you get a big box and then you open it up and it's this much product? hate when that happens. and we are going to take you to las vegas where casinos are betting on new videogames that require skill and not just dumb old luck. the news is back in the morning. we'll see you at 7:00. so frank, next time you go to las vegas, you're going to be smarter as you lose your money. >> i actually do fairly well. >> gayle, frank always does well in vegas. >> i'm a lucky guy. >> oh!! i need go with frank, then. >> it's a date, gayle. we'll have to chat after the show, okay? [ laughter ] >> all right. see you guys. >> have a good one. it starts at 7:00. 6:45 now. oakland-based music streaming service pandora apparently in a buying mood and a rough report for a pizza company. here's kcbs radio's financial reporter jason brooks. >> reporter: pandora making a big bet on the online ticket
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buying business buying ticket fly for $450 million. ticket fly founded in 2008 sold 16 million tickets last year to 90,000 live events. it tends to focus on smaller events. it's a big move for pandora looking to break beyond its corbies of internet radio an area -- core business every internet radio that's getting crowded. kfc and taco bell with disappointing earnings for the quarter and looking at weaker sales going forward. china part of that problem. it has seen sales not moving well and pizza hut lower performance and shares are down 17%. big move into mortgages this past week. mortgage bankers association says its purchase index was up 27%, refinancing up 24%, 30-
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year fixed mortgages below 4%. the market is off to a good start. dow up 140. nasdaq up 30. s&p up 15. frank and michelle, back to you. >> a good start. thank you, jason brooks from kcbs news. a new report on california's rail transit stations gives good grades to san francisco's muni system. it got a b grade while bart got a b-minus. the vta got a c-minus. the report by uc-berkeley and research group next ten is not based on the train's reliability. instead it considers factors like neighborhood walkability and access to housing and jobs. the study named muni's church street station as best in the state. tops for bart is the civic center station in san francisco. and the vta's best is in san jose, the japantown air station. the worst for muni the third and marin stations. the san francisco airport station got the lowest score
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for bart and for vta middlefield station in mountain view. governor brown signed legislation allowing san francisco to keep cameras on muni buses to cite drivers who block bus lanes in san francisco. the cameras capture license plate information. a $110 ticket is sent to violators. the pilot program is permanent. let's check the roads with liza at 6:48. >> we are going to stay on the transit theme this morning because we have delays unfortunately a significant delay 20 minutes late. caltrain number 217 northbound is running 20 minutes late leaving san martin because of mechanical problems. it will delay trains behind it. we'll let you know when it's back on time. bart on schedule no problems for ferries on "ace" train this morning. it has been a busy commute in and around the san mateo bridge. we had an accident on the approach to the san mateo bridge on the hayward side. then another crash on the
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peninsula end. all those problems are cleared up but westbound traffic right here at the san mateo bridge is going to be slow from the 880 overcrossing through the toll plaza all the way across the span with almost 30 minutes now to make the commute out of hayward to foster city. the bay bridge toll plaza traffic backed up into the macarthur maze. san francisco bridges with heavy traffic this morning. traffic picks up across the span heading into downtown san francisco. the golden gate commute looking fine. very easy drive for the southbound drive leaving southern marin heading into san francisco. all city freeways are moving at the speed limit this morning. and headed for the richmond/san rafael bridge, there are delays now just at the toll plaza. expect a brief delay there. it's going to be heavy all the way across the span in pockets heading towards san rafael. again, we do have those caltrain delays. if you want to hop in your car and make the 101 commute northbound, traffic is going to be slow for you leaving morgan hill through san jose bound for santa clara all the way to palo
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alto. that's a look at "kcbs traffic." here's roberta. >> liza, what time it? >> weather time! >> these are weather watcher, people like you who want to tell us what it's like in your neighborhood. my youngest weather watcher is about 11 years old. mostly cloudy from the north bay all the way into the santa clara valley except one right here. 56 degrees and it's paul smith. he tells me he has clear skies at 56 degrees. thank you so much for checking in with us this morning and yes, we have the clear skies inland this is a beautiful scene. sun-up at the mount vaca area and currently we have an air temperature there at 60. 60 degrees and clear skies in livermore. we have the clouds in santa rosa in the mid-50s. 55 in concord. here's what we need to know. first we have the return of the marine layer. oh, it's causing airport delays up to 52 minutes on some
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arriving flights at sfo. otherwise, we are going to see late morning burnoff at the beaches today. and then lots of blue skies for everybody and some warmer conditions. shield of clouds drifts back to the hawaiian islands. you have to go back to 1949 to see a hurricane of this size develop this late in the hurricane season south of the hawaiian islands. now, the fetch of the clouds are already making its way into the pacific northwest. queer expecting it to fall apart but we do -- we're expecting it to fall apart but we do expect some remnants in the form of rain and gusty winds to impact the pacific northwest over the weekend. right now they are already seeing light showers and the beginning edges of that. blocking ridge of high pressure means we'll see a warm trend here locally. mid-80s central valley. 74 high sierra. there's your sun-up and sundown and smack in between, 70s beaches, 70s bay, 70s peninsula, mid-80s inland. west winds to 10. warmer on thursday through
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saturday. enjoy your day. >> lookin good. a state agency is setting limits on bathroom breaks on the job even docking worker pay if they take too long. anjali hemphill reports, one employee isn't taking it "sitting down." >> reporter: when nature calls, time is of the essence. but managers at a south sacramento dmv office say some of their employees aren't watching the clock during their trips to the toilet. >> that's terrible. [ laughter ] >> pretty terrible. >> reporter: according to the s open. iu local 1000 union a grievance was filed by one of the employees against a potty policy at a dmv call center off power end road. the union says dmv managers are deducting pay or leave time for employees that take more than 7 minutes on a bathroom break. >> that gives you time to walk there and walk back and no time to do figure else. >> reporter: managers have
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become concerned that some employees weren't spending enough time doing their jobs. dmv spokesman jaime garza says, the dmv is aware of a grievance filed by the union and the dmv is in the process of preparing a response. the dmv takes these matters seriously and is looking into the allegations." in sacramento, anjali hemphill, kpix 5. >> the employee who filed the grievance hasn't commented publicly. we'll be right back. doctors without borders is calling for an independent ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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they're inevitable. but messy engine deposits don't have to be. always use gas that cleans. chevron with techron. care for your car. investigation into the u-s bombing of ghanistan. story lines will. five things to know at the :55. doctors without borders is calling for an independent investigation into the u.s. bombing of a medical clinic in
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afghanistan. yesterday, the top american commander in afghanistan told lawmakers the hospital was mistakenly struck. 22 people died. the ntsb is looking into concerns about the cargo ship that sank during hurricane joaquin. relatives of the 33 people on board are questioning why the boat left jacksonville and continued on its course as joaquin grew into hurricane joaquin strength. the ship vanished in the bermuda triangle last week. flood-ravaged south carolina isn't out of the woods. more evacuations could come this week with swollen rivers still threatening to overflow their banks. rescue crews are searching for two people after their flooded pickup truck was found early this morning. the bay bridge lights are going back up. today crews will begin reinstalling the world's largest l.e.d. light sculpture. the bridge should be lit once again early next year. and today governor jerry brown expected to sign a bill requiring california to get half of its electricity from renewable sources by 2030.
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the law would also raise building efficiency standards. the governor has made climate change one of the central issues of his final term. i'm kiet do in san jose with an update on the vehicles emissions rigging scandaled. the company says recalled should begin in january and then all 11 million affected vehicles should be fixed by the end of next year. in most cases, it's a software update. but some cars could be getting new injectors or catalyzers. temporary workshops may have to be set up for the complex cases. with all the various models, vw has to come up with thousands of fixes and they set aside $7 billion to handle the recall and will likely face steep fines from the epa for rig the diesel engines to trick smog detectors and allow those vehicles to emit pollution 10 to 40 times the legal limit. u.s. dealers were stunned with a stop sale order of all the affected vehicles. >> it's sad to think that a handful of people have taken us down this path. but together, we're going to work through this and we're
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going to come out better. i truly believe that. we have all the resources to make the customer whole and to make the dealer whole through this process. and i'm encouraged that we are going to be fine as we walk through it. >> reporter: california has about 55,000 affected vehicles. now, a couple at healdsburg filed a class action lawsuit since customers paid a premium for those so-called clean diesel engines. volkswagen has a website where you can plug in your v.i.n. number to see if your vehicle is recalled. the cars are still legal to drive. kiet do, kpix 5. caltrans running late this morning. train 217 running 20 minutes late out of san martin. bart is on time. heavy on the san mateo bridge from end to end. >> out the door this morning sun-up inland temperatures in the 50s and 60s. warmer today sunshine at the coast, 70s mid-80s inland. and additional warming takes place on thursday.
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