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traffic.. with chants and chains. it was total chaos.. for tonight a bay bridge blockade. protesters shut down traffic with chants and chains. this was total chaos for hours. >> 25 protesters were arrested. our cameras were there as some were hauled off to jail about an hour ago. supporters blew kisses at their van as they rode past the chp office in san francisco. andria borba shows us the protesters certainly didn't get much sympathy from the drivers today. >> ken and liz, those protesters were moved by the california highway patrol ultimately to the san francisco county jail. they're facing charges of public nuisance,
unlawful assembly, and impeding traffic. >> reporter: chained to the bay bridge itself and crossing all five lanes of traffic, the blockade ground traffic to a crippling halt. linked arm to arm and car to car, the protesters were in charge for at least a little while. the chp was aware of protest plans and had crews staged at the toll plaza but wasn't able to prevent the shutdown. >> they were able to get on that bridge and able to close the lanes. >> the first annual bay bridge block party. >> reporter: 20 minutes after the protests began with cars stacking up, the bolt cutters arrived. and the chain links were replaced by zip ties. the damage traffic-wise, even on the martin luther king holiday had already been done. >> i think i'm about to turn my car around and go home.
>> it's not fair. i could understand the message but the way they're going about doing this, that's not right. >> reporter: the protest was centered around the black lives matter movement with special attention paid to the deaths of mario woods, alex nieto and perez at the hands of officers. when asked whether mucking up traffic would muddy the message, one protester told kpix 5 this. >> i think it's important that the public understands that black lives and black health matter enough to sit and wait on the bridge for a little while. i think that the people who are dying in the streets, their lives are worth having to wait for a little while. it's worth disrupting business as usual. >> reporter: as for protests, johnson said this. we'll shut down the bay bridge and we will let everyone know, this super bowl, what the bay area is all
about. >> they said they'll be at a maximum enforcement period in the time around the super bowl and partnering with city police departments to make sure a protest like today's doesn't happen then. live at the toll plaza, andria borba, kpix 5. >> it was a good example that all it takes are a few protesters or a few cars to cause total gridlock as we've seen again and again. >> reporter: last august dozens of protesters blocked two off ramps in oakland after a man suspected of armed robbery was shot and killed by police. december 2014, protesters shut down state highway 24 calling for an end to, in their words, police brutality. and fireworks after ferguson, thousands of people protesting the grand jury decision in the fatal shooting of michael brown. for two nights in a row they blocked
traffic for hours on interstate 580 in oakland. it begs the question, why do protesters keep targeting bay area freeways? christin ayers puts it in context. >> reporter: these kinds of protests have become a hallmark of groups like black lives matter and oakland's antipolice terror project. disruptions of so called business as usual on highways, at shopping malls, and at airports in oakland and san francisco. the goal, to call attention to acts of police brutality, like the shooting of mario woods in san francisco's bayview. yesterday morning the protests got personal with a noisy wake-up call at mayor ed lee's home, urging him to fire police chief greg suhr. the protests also spread to the homes of oakland mayor libby schaaf and to those of both cities' police chiefs. an in your face brand of protest that phil matier says has come to define demonstrations here. >> what makes san francisco unique and oakland unique is
their location and the ability to draw in national and international attention. and that is why san francisco mayors and oakland mayors and their police chiefs have become the target of the latest round of demonstrations. >> reporter: mayor ed lee remained a popular target today. he was shouted down at an interfaith martin luther king day celebration. >> martin luther, remember that name. >> reporter: and was forced to wrap his speech early. >> it's the second time in two weeks that mayor ed lee has been shouted down. the first time was at his inauguration. breaking news near santa cruz right now. the search is on for two people swept in to the water off bonnie dune. crews managed to rescue two others who landed in the ocean. cal fire says there four were on a small cliff when a wave came crashing in just before 6:00 tonight. the coast guard is using a helicopter to look for the two people who are still missing. taking a live look outside
in san francisco, right now it's the calm before a new storm that's going to hit the bay area in the next couple of hours. pounding waves from a series of el nino storms are crewing away at the bay area coastline. several feet of cliff on mirada road and half moon bay have fallen in to the ocean. along with it part of a sidewalk and park bench. the worries tonight, the sewer line that's being exposed. if it breaks, sewage could spill in to the ocean. similar scene in pacifica where a 60-foot section of sea wall has collapsed. crews are using 10-ton boulders to shore it up and stop erosion. the goal, protecting homes nearby and preventing the infrastructure from crumbling. paul, how does it look on the radar right now? >> we have rain on the way and it's going to be a very, very slow morning commute tomorrow. the rain is going to peak right when the commute peaks. by 2:00 or 3:00 in the morning rain is here, here being the greater bay
area. there it is. we'll stop the clock at 4:00. that yellow is moderate rain. the orange you see, pockets of heavy rainfall. marin county, sonoma county. look at 8:00 and 9:00 in the morning. just pouring everywhere throughout the bay area. i think the biggest impact will not be flooding. it will not be mountain snowfall. it is going to be the commute. the drive to work tomorrow morning is going to be very slow because of rainfall that will be coming down. about a quarter of an inch of rain tomorrow. we'll talk about rainfall totals. and there's another one out there. that's coming up. tonight water flowing more briskly in the san jose guadalupe river. it has been dry the past couple of years because of the drought. look at it now. last night's storm bringing the water to levels we've not seen in quite some time. a man taking pictures of the high surf has quite a story to tell tonight. he ventured on to some rocks at sutro baths in san francisco and became trapped
when his path became submerged. rescue swimmers came to his aid. the waves made it difficult but he's okay. four days and still no sign tonight of a missing ski instructor in the tahoe area. crews resumed their search today for 23-year-old carson may. he disappeared thursday while skiing at sugar bowl. researchers say the last ping from his cell phone was from an area prone to avalanche. experienced skiers know that time is running out. >> four days is a long time no matter what. in these conditions it's hard to imagine the person isn't wet and cold and then usually hypothermia pretty soon. >> may was by himself at the time. his father says his son did not have anything like an avalanche beacon that could give rescuers his location. new trouble tonight for santa clara county jails. a former inmate is suing. he claims poor medical care cost
him his leg. arthur zelgado was serving time when he developed a blister. it got infected and he had to have part of his leg amputated. he was also diabetic. another jail inmate died in san jose. they've pleaded not guilty to murder charges. at least seven other inmates have sued the county since tyreed's death. tonight people in one san jose neighborhood are scrambling to protect their homes. kpix 5's betty yu shows us the suspect ed thief in action. >> reporter: in new surveillance video you can see a man check out his surroundings before he walks up to someone's front porch and swipes a package. he isn't quite done breaking the law. he comes back with a bandanna covering his face, wearing the same clothing, and he loses the backpack. san jose police suspect he also broke in to a nearby home on muller place and stole the
person's car. >> it's actually a really safe quiet neighborhood. there are a lot of families who live here. >> just to know how close it is to home, and we have two small daughters, it's really surprising and shocking. >> reporter: hal sansbury lives a few homes away. >> he climbed up to the balcony which now our balconies, we have to make sure we lock it up at night. >> reporter: san jose police need your help finding this man. meanwhile neighbors say because of the receipt crimes, they'reing -- they're planning to start a neighborhood watch group. >> there's reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction. could super bowl 50 be a perch target for tear -- a potential target for terrorists? >> and new details about a murder on a packed b.a.r.t.
threats against super bowl . mark kelly found out: kpix 5 has learned tonight that the fbi and homeland security are concerned about possible threats against super bowl 50. mark kelly found out the information is in an intelligence bulletin that the feds never wanted us to see. >> the 8-page bulletin was leaked. the fbi would not tell us what potential security
warnings are inside, but we talked to someone who could. >> there's going to be law enforcement secreted around the stadium that you're not going to see or know about. they're there. >> reporter: retired fbi jeffrey harp says one potential threat to a successful super bowl is a gadget thousands of americans got for christmas. the drone. >> if someone were to use a drone to disperse something, it could be potentially a hazardous situation. >> reporter: the government reports sent this month to bay area law enforcement also warns of a vandal potentially cutting fiber optic cables, essentially shutting down the internet, a crime that's been committed here at home before. >> the fiber optic cables get cut, it impacts financial institutions, silicon valley. it impacts a lot of infrastructure in that area. >> reporter: but harp says the biggest security threat is a repeat of something we saw in san bernardino. one or a few individuals who managed to slip through the security gauntlet.
>> it's the lone wolf. the individual who is self-radicalized that creates a problem that you can't detect. there's only so much that the fbi can do as far as electronic surveillance within the guidelines of the constitution. >> important to note there are no credible security threats, but what can you do to keep yourself safe at the super bowl? harp says it's like being on an airplane. always know where the exits are. they could save your life. in the news room, mark kelly, kpix 5. a shocking discovery for people participating in the martin luther king, jr. day of service. volunteers found a decomposing body in the mud at arrowhead marsh in oakland not far from the airport. the body was half clothed. the volunteers were cleaning up trash in the area when they came across the body. police say it's a man between 30 and 40 years old. there was no sign of trauma to the body so it's unclear how he died. tonight we're learning new details about the mostly that led -- new details about the
deadly shooting. >> reporter: these images are of the suspected gunman. the background blurred out on purpose so investigators didn't tip off the suspect that they knew he'd been onboard. tonight b.a.r.t. told kpix 5 the suspect and carlos romero had some sort of interaction. then they boarded the b.a.r.t. train. half an hour later the gunman shot funez-romero multiple times at close range. the motive, that's still under investigation. betty yu, kpix 5. >> b.a.r.t. is also investigating if the two men knew each other before the shooting on january 9th. campaign 2016. tonight donald trump says he'll have an ultimatum for apple if he's
elected president. here's what he told a crowd at virginia's liberty university. >> we're going to get things coming. we're going to get apple to start building their damn computers and things in this country instead of in other countries. >> apple had no comment regarding trump's statements specifically but said it's responsible for creating and supporting 1.9 million jobs in the u.s. the mac pro is designed and assembled in austin, texas. 31 of 50 states provide parts, materials, or equipment to make apple products. tonight the music world mourning the loss of another legend. eagles co-founder glenn frey has died. lion eyes nominated for a grammy for record of the year back in 1975. frey and don henley formed one of the most successful songwriting duos in music history. frey died today in new york from complications from a
number of ailments including pneumonia. he was 67 years old. new fallout from the 2016 oscar nominations. a-list celebrities are banding together to boycott the academy awards. >> i will not be at the academy awards and i won't be watching. >> reporter: actress and durecter jada pinkettt smith. >> begging for acknowledgement or even ask ing diminishes dignity. and diminishes power. and we are a dignified people. >> reporter: all actors nominated in the top two categories are white. academy present cheryl boon isaacs told me even she wasn't expecting that. >> we're all disappointed. last thursday was a little bit of a shock. >> reporter: while walking the red carpet at dr. martin luther
king, jr. legacy awards gala, isaacs tried to switch the focus to the five-year diversity plan. >> we're not happy with the results either so now it's really pushing even harder and having results come quicker. >> reporter: she's hoping other areas of the film industry will do their part too, as does filmmaker spike lee who also announced plans to boycott. he wrote on instagram, as i see it, the academy awards is not where the real battle is. it's in the executive office of the hollywood studios and tv and cable networks. actor william allen young of cbs' code black. >> the statements, however they're manifest, whether it's a boycott or interview, it has to catch the attention of hollywood or nothing will change. >> reporter: isaacs says she hopes to change the narrative before celebrities might boycott but she wouldn't say which actors deserved a nomination who didn't get one. >> there was a lot of great work done this year.
got more rain coming, paul. and this one could be a big storm. >> it's going to be significant right in the heart of the morning commute. it's 8:00 in the morning. if there's one hour that's going to be the most intense, 8:00 looks like it's going to be it as we take a look at futurecast. this is what's happening right now. kpix 5 hi-def doppler. rain building to our north, southwest. it will be here by 2:00 or 3:00 in the morning and it's going to pour. beautiful shots on a gloomy evening after one storm took off. we have another one moving in tonight. with the clouds we're mild tonight. san francisco, 56. oakland, 55 degrees. tonight staying in the 50s. vallejo, 51. san jose, 53 53. that won't be the legacy of tonight. what will be the legacy of tonight is another round of steady to heavy rainfall. the storms keep coming. remember last winter, the winter before, i'd have to explain how nine different things had to happen in order for us to get one storm moving in.
right now this is the 10th one in 19 days and number 11 is poised to come in on friday. they keep coming because the storm track or path of least resistance is aimed at northern california. they keep hopping along like train cars, one after the other after another. let's stop the clock. 4:00 in the morning, the rain will be pounding on your rooftop. while your loved ones or you are driving to work we're soggy with steady soaking heavy rainfall at 8:00 in the morning top to bottom. it's going to be a very slow drive to work. get up 20 minutes early. by 1:00 we taper to showers but still rain out there. 7:00, we see some clearing. rain should be done before sunset. this, storm number 10, storm number 11 is coming up on friday. notice a pretty significant break. a lot of real estate between these two storms. we're going to get a break. those breaks are critical to not see widespread flooding. we're able to have the water flow away before we get the next storm. how much rain? by tomorrow afternoon more than an inch of rain for santa rosa, san rafael, even
hayward getting a good dose of rain. rain gets here after midnight. very wet from about 6:00 to 11:00 tomorrow morning and more wet weather coming up late in the week. 60s tomorrow despite the clouds and rain. mountain view, 62. napa hitting 60. the break this time will be two days. we're dry wednesday and thursday. we'll be wet on friday. another inch of rainfall. then we're dry saturday and sunday. so for the first half of this winter we've been very fortunate the rain hasn't been too terribly heavy and the breaks have been just long enough. tonight, why a woman could be sent to jail after she tagged her former sister-in-law on facebook. >> and coming up in the late show with stephen colbert. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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restraining order that prevents her from making any communication with her ex's family. she is charged with second degree criminal contempt. bay area commuters got quite a surprise over the weekend. the harlem globetrotters on b.a.r.t. they took the train to oracle arena where they played two games. almost like a harlem globetrotters demonstration tonight. another rematch if you really want to call it that. nba finals tonight part two. this time in cleveland. i'll put it this way. no one saw this coming. the vice president of operations here at c.k. mondavi. to make this fine wine it takes a lot of energy. pg&e is the energy expert. we reached out to pg&e to become more efficient. my job is basically to help them achieve their goals around sustainability and really to keep their overhead low. solar and energy efficiency are all core values of pg&e. they've given us the tools that we need to become more efficient and bottom line save more money.
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rim. warriors scored 70 in the first half. second half, here's draymond green. excuse me while i score. led by as much as 43 points. worst home loss in lebron james' career. ws worked them over 132-98. let's drop the puck, shall we? of course pete deboer was laughing. the sharks have won five straight. denied by craig anderson. senators 4-3. nfl panthers coach ron river era isn't taking any chances at mishaps like this. mike tyson going off a hoverboard. so he banned the popular hands-free wheels from the team facility. >> why did you ban the hoverboards from the facility? >> did you see those things on youtube blowing up and stuff? that's what concerns me more than anything else. i will say this too.
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