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a big day out east. time to vote! right now people in new hampshire are casting their ballots in the first presidential primary of 2016. cbs reporter weija jang joins us live from the queens city of manchester where it's been snowing most of the week and i understand it's going to be snowing today, too, right? >> reporter: good morning, frank and to everybody. it is snowy. the roads were a little slushy this morning. but it's february in new hampshire. so we expect people to be able to deal with it and turn out actually in record numbers. and for front-runner donald trump and bernie sanders, this race is critical. not only for delegates but to prove they are serious contenders. their opponents aren't going down without a fight reporter: >> for kasich, we have 3. >> reporter: the tiny community of dixville notch was first to vote in the new hampshire primary and handed victory to john kasich. >> let's have a big, big victory tomorrow! >> reporter: but gop front- runner donald trump is still betting on a big win here.
at a rally in manchester last night, trump repeated his get out the vote message. >> she says, darling, i love you, but i have fallen in love with another man. i don't give a damn. you got to get out to vote. right? >> reporter: and mocked marco rubio for his so-called robotic performance at saturday's debate. >> wait, wait, wait. he said that two minutes ago. it's the same exact thing. so after the fifth time, i said, what the hell is going on over here? >> reporter: the florida senator came under fire again monday for repeating this line moments apart at the same event. >> we are raising our four children in the 21st century and we know how hard it's become to instill our values in our kids in the 21st century, it's been harder than ever to instill in your children the values they teach in our homes and in our church. >> reporter: on the democratic side, hillary clinton is bracing for a fight to the finish against bernie sanders. the vermont senator already picked up a win in dixville notch overnight and is leading clinton among female voters in the granite state. >> i have a message for all
undecided voters. please, vote with your heads and your hearts. >> reporter: people are projected to turn out in record numbers to vote despite snow in the forecast. and along with the forecast, undecided voters could play a critical role today. the new hampshire primary famously allows independents to vote and they make up 40% of registered voters. frank, michelle? >> all right. weijia jang live for us in manchester, new hampshire, thank you. so the big question how much of an influence will new hampshire be on the rest of the nation? for that we turn to our washington insider marc sandalow. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. >> so what can we expect to learn from tonight's results? >> reporter: everyone in washington is checking out donald trump poll numbers and whether they were for real. he went into iowa ahead. he came in second place. if he doesn't win tonight in new hampshire, there's going to be talk that his campaign was all bluster and, of course, people are going to be watching
whether or not marco rubio's robotic responses are going to hurt him or he will still be seen as a main alternative to trump. but unlike iowa, new hampshire really matters in that the republicans 80% of the time, the republican winner wins the nomination and in the modern era, no one has ever finished worse than second place in iowa and gone on to win either the democratic or the republican nomination. >> is new hampshire representative of the u.s. other than iowa? >> reporter: so we have gone, frank, from a small white state in iowa to a smaller and even whiter state. let me give you perspective. richmond across the bay in the east bay has more blacks than the state of new hampshire. daly city has twice as many asians as entire state of new hampshire. you can fit every latino who lives in the granite state into a giants game in at&t park. now, on the republican side,
that is not necessarily that different from their electorate but on the democratic side it's nothing like the normal democratic vote so that's why no matter how well sanders or even clinton does tonight, it's going to take nevada and south carolina coming up over the course of this next month to figure out how the democratic race stands. >> sure. well, apparently some polls suggest that new hampshire voters are angry. why are they angry? >> reporter: they're angry in part because republicans are telling them that america is in an abyss. look at new hampshire's unemployment rate. it's 3.9%. that's way better than california. they are also -- but in a sense they are angry because politicians aren't letting them into the process. they are angry at the money in politics. they are angry at these robotic responses that marco rubio is giving. that's why you have the capitalist donald trump, the socialist bernie sanders, out ahead in the polls right now. >> despite the snow i'm hearing 70 to 75% voter turnout. so they are taking this very seriously.
it should be a very interesting night in new hampshire. marc sandalow live for us in washington, thank you, marc. a lunar new year celebration nearly goes up in flames in san jose. the celebration was happening at the grand century shopping center on story road last night. kpix 5 reporter kiet do is at the shopping center with what firefighters think caused the fire. reporter: we are live in east san jose and this huge mess that you see here, well, this is a normal thing for this time of year. it is the first day of the -- i should say the second day of the lunar new year. but if you look off there in the corner, that is not normal. we have been covering this topic for 16 years watching this evolve over time. illegal fireworks have become a routine part of vietnamese new year celebrations in san jose. but this is a new one. this is cell phone video of the wild scene last night here at the mall where you can see roman candles and mortars
firing into the air. police say one of those mortars landed in a tree and then caught the tree on fire. witnesses say the crowd just watched for a couple of minutes until the flames spread to the main building. somebody called 911 and that's triggered a two-alarm response. san jose firefighters got to the scene knocked down the flames quickly and the fire was downgraded to a one-alarm fire. the building had only exterior damage to one business, century bakery. this man saw the whole thing. >> i seen somebody throw away one, um, [ indiscernible ] and he [ indiscernible ] [ inaudible ] >> nobody run, everybody watch fireworks. >> reporter: so illegal fireworks first got on our radar about 2000, the year 2000. celebrations at a temple on mclaughlin avenue spilled into the street and san jose police had a huge response calling in officers in riot gear about 16 years ago. but over time, the city learned to dial back the police response trying to figure out
how to walk this delicate line between enforce, the law and allowing the vietnamese community to celebrate the new year. then the recession hit. officers quit. and that left the department shorthanded to respond to fireworks calls which are low priority within the department. the celebrations at the grand century mall are an annual event where people traveling from all over to see it. it's always rowdy here at night. people have gotten injured and had several fire calls here over the years. so you really come here at your own risk. the city has known about these celebrations here for at least a couple of years. we're live in east san jose, kiet do, kpix 5. the year of the monkey is starting with a lot of warm weather. that's for sure. my gosh. 80 degrees in some areas. >> we're having more fun than a barrel of monkeys! [ laughter ] >> can you imagine pebble beach, carmel, monterey yesterday all at 84? >> they have the pro-am this weekend, too. they will love that.
>> right. i remember reporting on that just two years ago drenched in rain. but that's what's so special about february. you get kind of everything. you get some rain and then you also get some dry spells that could last as much as three weeks. most of the month of february. that's what we're in the middle of now even though we are in this el nino weather pattern. clear skies unlimited visibility. look at the calm bay waters. wow! air temperature 55. water temperature 54. san jose in the 50s. 48 right now in oakland. in modern history, we still are in the strongest earliest february el nino ever. it's on a mini vacation. temperatures in the 70s everywhere today. we'll talk about the full forecast and when the rain should return, that's coming up at 18 minutes after the hour. >> let's check the bay bridge this morning. so far we are seeing light conditions as you work your way westbound eastshore freeway headed towards the bay bridge. no delays as you approach. in fact, traffic very quiet there not a lot of cars on the toll plaza right now. so looks good out of oakland
into san francisco. as you work your way along the golden gate bridge this morning fine. 580 to the golden gate bridge 14 minutes. the rest of the bridges checking in problem-free. that includes the san mateo bridge, 12 minutes between 880 and 101 westbound. a first look at the south bay so far, so good along 101 in both directions. all the hype and hoopla is over. now it's time to assess whether it was worth it for the bay area to host super bowl 50. kpix 5's jackie ward is live in san francisco with more reporter: good morning. now it's time to analyze. what went well, what didn't work and would the people of the bay area do it again? 1.1million people visited the area this past week. they filled super bowl city and justin herman plaza and spilled out on the embarcadero and market street. now the question for those of
house lived here, was it worth it? we are getting a good feel about what the bay area thought about hosting super bowl 50. it's a fairly positive response. when asked how they would rate the event, 42% said they were excellent. 25% said good. 19% said fair. 11% poor. in the same poll we asked if the financial benefits from hosting the super bowl outweighed the inconveniences. 49% said no. 36% said yes. 15% weren't sure. >> i didn't go to it but, yeah. >> nothing positive to say? >> i heard they had crab fries. >> reporter: so not everyone benefited financially these last three weeks. city permitted vendors were displaced to make room for super bowl city. now supervisor aaron peskin wants to give those small vendors half a million dollars for dealing with the disruptions. so supervisor peskin is still criticizing how much the city will potentially have to pay to
the super bowl festivities. mayor lee is waiting for numbers from the city controller. from super bowl city or what's left of it, jackie ward, kpix 5. new this morning, california is one of 8 states that saw a drop last year in the number of residents going without health insurance. states seeing coverage gains are a mix of democratic and republican voting. data from the same government reports shows the uninsured rate for the u.s. as a whole dropped 5% over the last two years as obamacare saw a major expansion. president obama wants congress to approve emergency funding to fight the zika. today obama is asking for nearly $2 billion of aid to stop the spread of the virus which is typically transferred through mosquitos. it's been linked to birth defects that cause babies to be born with unusually small heads and zika is spreading quickly through latin america. a public meeting this morning in santa cruz for crab fishermen seeking disaster
loans. the sba is offering low- interest loans to fisher men and businesses and hit hard by a delay in the commercial crab season. health officials say unusually high levels of domoic acid have made crabs unsafe to eat. time now 5:12. a group of bay area nuns facing eviction. what is being done to help them stay in their home despite a huge rent increase. >> and he has robbed as many as six locations. next a closer look at a serial robber police are looking for this morning. ,, ,,,,,,
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nt. developingers have released footage of a suspect in a string of robberies. it's from january 23rd. arm robbery of a shell gas station in belmont. police say that suspect also made committed similar crimes in several other cities. in san francisco nuns known for sheltering the needy could be homeless. the nuns from the fraternity of notre dame had dedicated their lives to helping the poor. but the landlord wants to boost their rent by 50% to $5,500 a month and they can't afford it. >> the people who [ indiscernible ] [heavy accent ] we have to find the right balance. >> the nuns have been serving meals to the hungry in the tenderloin for eight years and we have learned the landlord has put the rent increase on hold for now. he says he will speak with the
nuns this thursday. california state university faculty threatening an unprecedented strike. the union announced monday they will strike for five days in april if an agreement isn't reached on a new contract. teachers are demanding a 5% pay hike. administrators are offering 2%. strike would start april 13th. nearly half a million students on 23 csu campuses would be impacted. a little busier on the roads. not too many to report. if you are on 580 this morning heads up. if you plan to take westbound around isabel we have a wreck there and it's causing a slight backup. it's 22 minutes for your drive time from the altamont pass to 680. that accident westbound 580 at isabel now over to the shoulder. but again according to our sensors here we are seeing some yellow which indicates speeds less than 45 miles per hour. now, it's east of there you will see the bulk of the delays out of the altamont pass. pretty typical westbound 205 make the connector to 580 out of tracy.
so not too bad this time of the morning. 22 minutes altamont pass to 680. taking a look at your eastshore freeway commute so far, so good. traffic light on all approaches to the bay bridge right now. no metering lights just yet. seeing a few cars backed up in the cash lanes but overall a nice ride out of oakland into san francisco. once you get into san francisco, super bowl city closures are in effect southbound embarcadero closed near the ferry building. that will be there at least until friday. the good news is howard is open now. all the lanes are reopened between 3rd and 4th. so they are starting to clear things. but we were speaking about that here during the break and i guess you are still getting stuck in some of that backup especially along battery and market. it looks like it might have been busier. so hopefully people avoided the area last week but now they are all back to work so it's busy in the financial district. southbound golden gate bridge looks good. they did the zipper truck earlier so the lane changes adding more lanes for your
morning commute out of marin county, no delays into san francisco. the san mateo bridge looks nice. we have a nice drive westbound between 880 and 101. only 13 minutes. it was a beautiful day yesterday. is it going to be as nice today, roberta? >> gianna, it will be. if not just a couple of degrees cooler. yesterday i was stuck in traffic on battery and broadway and i was wondering where's the ice cream truck when you need it, right? we had a dozen record highs on monday including 85 degrees in santa cruz shattering the old record of 74 set back in 1954. this morning we are waking up to temperatures in the 40s and 50s. 41. this would be dave in napa. dave has to say this morning with his dog yeager another clear and crisp morning. thank you for that report, sir. and pretty much everybody is in the 40s at this hour. steve in los altos did notice that we are a couple of degrees cooler today than we were yesterday just 24 hours ago. clear skies visibility unlimited.
the winds are under 5 at this time. temperatures in the 40s and 50s. you know, yesterday we had winds up to 13 at this hour. we had a lot of mixing going on. that's why it was a little more on the mild side. blue skies out the door. the pollen has been increasing. i suffered yesterday so if you have allergies a little more of the same again today. sunny skies near or record warmth expected again today. next rain chances won't be until the end of next week. here's your pollen report. it's the alder, birch and juniper medium to high. even the cherry blossoms are already blooming. okay. here's an area of low pressure off the coast here. in the san joaquin valley dense fog advisory in place. storm right here, storm right there. they are stacked up. they are banging up against the ridge of high pressure which is a blocking ridge and these storms are diverting to the north of the bay area, giving us no rain. february 16th all the way through the 22nd, again, a chance of rain by the end of next week.
70 degrees sacramento. 70 in fresno. 52 on the south shore. 14 degrees there this morning cold enough to make snow. 74 degrees in monterey. that was the high yesterday. and boy, we had some record highs there, as well. 71 in fairfield. these temperatures, boy, slowly coming down wednesday and thursday. 70s each day, partly cloudy on the weekend. make it a great spring-like day. good morning, everyone. have i got a show for you. okay. we are going to finally put this super bowl 50 to bed. ha. we're going to show you the epic meltdown frustration of a carolina panther fan. you won't believe it! [ screaming ] we can issue you a ticket. but you're right here. it's protocol. or, you can try staples tech services next day guarantee. it's fast and done right. i'll do that instead. that's not protocol marsha.
quarterback peyton manning and the denver broncos is going to get all the disney trips endorsements rightfully so and talk shows. he is the oldest quarterback to win a super bowl ring. he and his brother have two. on a local night, tight end vernon davis won his first super bowl at levi's stadium just three months after being traded by the 49ers. vernon davis, super bowl champion [ laughter ] champion.
[ laughter ] >> everywhere you go now, that's it. that's the tag. >> i love it. i love it. it's great, man. it's great. you know, couldn't be any better than this. great story. great chapter in my life. look how this panthers fan took the loss. this is charles green. [ screaming at the top of his lungs ] >> he is the angry grandfather, just hating on it. [ more screaming ] >> i can think of cheaper ways to express your frustration over the loss. look at this. an epic meltdown. charles green, the angry grandpa. how many of you out there have been that angry? i'd like to know. we'll see you later. i'm kiet do live in east san jose where illegal fireworks for the new year's celebration catches a building on fire. we have a live report straight ahead. ,,
telling you that drivers that switch to progressive save an average of $548! whoo! i mean, whoo. we hear from a witness who watched the entire incidenty your realtime captioner is linda marie macdonald. a carjacking victim now the one being charged with a crime. hear from a witness. >> a warning for ocean enthusiasts. the record number of shark attacks in the last year. >> it was 85 degrees in santa cruz yesterday. we had a dozen record high temperatures. i'll talk about when el nino will return. >> the good news is an accident cleared off 580 but the damage is done. details coming up. good morning, it's tuesday, february 9. i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. it's election day in new
hampshire with the granite state voters casting their ballots in the first presidential primary of 2016. weijia jang is live in manchester with the latest. weijia. >> reporter: for. >> reporter: front-runner donald trump and bernie sanders this is more than winning delegates. a chance to show they can turn support into turnout. their opponents though aren't going down without a fierce fight. >> the polls are open. >> reporter: voters fired into this manchester elementary school early this morning to cast their ballots in the first in the nation primary. >> for kasich, we have 3. >> reporter: the tiny community of dixville notch was first to vote in the new hampshire primary and handed victory to john kasich. >> let's have a big, big victory tomorrow! >> reporter: but gop front- runner donald trump is still betting on a big win here. at a rally in manchester last night, trump repeated his get out the vote message. >> she says, darling, i love you, but i have fallen in love with another man. i don't give a damn. you got to get out to vote. right?
>> reporter: and mocked marco rubio for his so-called robotic performance at saturday's debate. >> wait, wait, wait. he said that two minutes ago. it's the same exact thing. so after the fifth time, i said, what the hell is going on over here? >> reporter: the florida senator came under fire again monday for repeating this line moments apart at the same event. >> we are raising our four children in the 21st century and we know how hard it's become to instill our values in our kids in the 21st century, it's been harder than ever to instill in your children the values they teach in our homes and in our church. >> reporter: on the democratic side, hillary clinton is bracing for a fight to the finish against bernie sanders. the vermont senator already picked up a win in dixville the former solves greeted supporters with hugs and kisses after losing to the vermont senator in dixville notch overnight. >> we're going to keep working literally until the last vote is cast and county. >> reporter: people are projected to turn out in record numbers to vote despite snow in the forecast.
and along with the forecast, undecided voters could play a critical role today. the new hampshire primary famously allows independents to vote and they make up 40% of registered voters. frank, michelle? >> all right. weijia jang live for us in manchester, new hampshire, thank you. a fire at a popular san jose shopping center is under investigation this morning at the grand century shopping center on story road. that's where kpix 5 reporter kiet do is live with more. >> reporter: if you are seeing this for the first time or for any outsiders, you're just like wow. you have fireworks and fireworks debris here that in some places is ankle deep. buy this is normal for san jose at this time of year. if you look at the corner that's a burned tree something we have not seen before.
we have watched this intensify over the year. we have known about the fires and injuries. but finally we got it on video. [ fireworks ] this is cell phone video of the wild scene last night here at the mall where you can see roman candles and mortars firing into the air. police say one of those mortars landed in a tree and then caught the tree on fire. witnesses say the crowd just watched for a couple of minutes until the flames spread to the main building. somebody called 911 and that's triggered a two-alarm response. san jose firefighters got to the scene knocked down the flames quickly and the fire was downgraded to a one-alarm fire. the building had only exterior damage to one business, century bakery. this man saw the whole thing. [ indiscernible ] >> what did you think when you saw the fire? [ indiscernible ] more careful
with the people around, more far away from the fire. >> reporter: so illegal fireworks first got on our radar about 2000, the year 2000. san jose police used to have a heavy-handed response but now they are trying to walk the line between enforcing the law and allowing them to celebrate the new year. the department is shorthanded. they typically don't respond to fireworks calls which are low priority. the celebrations here at the grand century mall are an annual event where people coming from all over to see it. sew it's rowdypeople have gotten injured and had several fire calls here over the years. here.so you really come here at your own risk. the city has known about these celebrations here for at least a couple of years. we're live in east san jose, kiet do, kpix 5. a man is in contra costa jail accused of shooting a suspected carjacker to death. it all began friday night in antioch in a parking lot in east 18th street. police say leo lopez was in his van when a man demanded his van
at gunpoint. as the carjacker drove off, lopez pulled out his own gun and opened fire into his own van killing the man. the driver crashed the stolen car and died. neighbors say it's a complicated situation but neither party was right. >> i think it's self-defense. he is getting charged with murder which is really unfair. >> on one side you have loss of property. on the other side loss of life. >> nobody wins. >> the man who died is 27-year- old richard perino of pittsburg. it is 5:35. if you love weekend weather and you were out walking yesterday, you're going to walk again today's because it's gorgeous. >> i was running yesterday and i got an allergy attack because everything is blooming all at once right now. and remember last week when we were over at sens restaurant outside looking out over super bowl city? what did i say? i said i would never complain about it being too cold in the
studio again. it's hot in here this morning. [ laughter ] >> let me turn this down for you, ro. >> it's very mild and warm outside. it's hot in the studio this morning. good morning, everyone. this is looking east unlimited visibility. at sun-up you could see mount diablo. it's a couple of degrees cooler than yesterday at this hour. 41 in livermore. 42 santa rosa. mid-50s in san francisco. in history we still have the strongest earliest el nino in february. it's on a mini reprieve. today 70s. rain and when to expect it coming up. >> head to 580 now. earlier accident westbound near isabel is cleared out of lanes. that's the good news. the bad news, the damage is done. you are slow-and-go as you work your way out of the altamont
pass this morning to 680. 24 minutes for the drive time. still seeing substantial delays for super commuters out of tracy this morning. ace is on time. 680, crossing over a little sluggish on the connector. 680 itself though looks good southbound with no delays. headed towards the bay bridge not bad at all. in fact, off the eastshore freeway and the maze traffic is good. the bay bridge is starting to stack up with metering lights on so you have slow conditions from the 880 overpass as you head into san francisco. 5:37. a day hosting the super bowl, santa clara's mayor is stepping down. matthews put out a statement saying: it's been the greatest honor of my life to have served as santa clara's mayor. now it's time for me to focus on my family and look forward to the next chapter of my life. >> that isn't the only political news out of santa clara. the city manager julio fuentes
accused city leaders of discriminating against him of being hispanic. he and others were heard yelling and screaming at city hall before the super bowl. a closed session performance evaluation of fuentes is today at 4:30. super bowl 50 is over. but its impact lingers on. kpix 5's jackie ward has more from san francisco. reporter: good morning. two days after the super bowl. now it's time to analyze. what went well, what didn't work and would the people of the bay area do it again? 1.1million people visited the area this past week. they filled super bowl city and justin herman plaza and spilled out on the embarcadero and market street. now the question for those of house lived here, was it worth it? we are getting a good feel about what the bay area thought about hosting super bowl 50. it's a fairly positive response. when asked how they would rate the event, 42% said they were excellent. 25% said good. 19% said fair. 11% poor.
in the same poll we asked if the financial benefits from hosting the super bowl outweighed the inconveniences. 49% said no. 36% said yes. 15% weren't sure. >> i don't know if it was worth it or not. but i can tell you one thing that if the city had actually negotiated better, it would have cost taxpayers of san francisco $5 million less than it actually did. >> reporter: so not everyone benefited financially these last three weeks. city permitted vendors were displaced to make room for super bowl city. now supervisor aaron peskin wants to give those small vendors half a million dollars for dealing with the disruptions. so supervisor peskin is still criticizing how much the city will potentially have to pay to the super bowl festivities. mayor lee is waiting for numbers from the city controller. from super bowl city or what's left of it, jackie ward, kpix 5.
in germany nine people were killed when two passenger trains crashed. officials say another 150 people were injured because it was on a line above a river so they had difficulty reaching the survivors. the president present the 2017 budget today at over $4 trillion. this is his final budget. we are told it includes some tax hikes and it will be released the same day as new hampshire's primary. it means it's bound to get attention. 2015 set a scary record. there were 98 unprovoked shark attacks across the globe with two in california. florida saw 30. one expert says we should expect even more attacks as sharks population increases. yesterday was a rough day for investors with the dow down nearly 178 points. >> down 400 at one time. here to discuss why markets are tumbling and how you should be
investing is cbs news business analyst jill schlesinger. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. >> all right. what was the cause of yesterday's big sell-off? >> reporter: well, it's yesterday and i'm afraid to say futures are lower this morning and we cannot blame china. those markets are closed all week for the lunar new year celebrations but there is fear that the global growth slowdown has washed up here on the u.s. shores. crude oil headed back towards 30 bucks a barrel was really a big stimulus yesterday. i know lower energy is really good for all of us consumers but most people have been banking rather than spending their savings at the pump so that hasn't helped the economy. finally there is concern that the federal reserve will keep raising interest rates this year despite the overall slowdown. the fed chair could allay the fears when she delivers her testimony on monetary policy and the economy before congress later this week. >> what should you do if you
can't sleep? >> i get this. so i have gotten a lot of he mails from our viewers. even if you are a long-term investor chances are you may have come into this year with more risk than you realize. and that's why you can't sleep. if the that's the case you have to readjust you portfolio. you reduce your stock and beef up cash holdings and safe bond holdings. if you make changes, here's the key, you have to be careful not to jump back into those holdings after the market stabilizes. in other words, whatever action you take right now has to become part of your new overall game plan and you have to stick to it. otherwise, you will be confined to that terrible cycle selling low and buying high and it is madness by the way. for more on how you can be investing amid market volatility, go to jillonmoney.com. for everyone else if you are not losing sleep, take some deep cleansing breaths and know
ster strudel. lunar new year celebration hong kong, this morning. demonstrators were upset th police were cracking down on people illegally selling one neighborhoo chaos in hong kong this morning. demonstrators were upset that police were cracking down on people illegally selling food on the streets of a neighborhood there on lunar new year. they threw crash, bottles and garbage cans at cops. a scary situation for a bay area couple forced off the highway and robbed near half moon bay over the weekend. the couple told police the car
tailgated them on a poorly lit stretch of highway and nearly hit their bumper. when they tried to get out of the way, things got worse. >> couple became concerned so to be safe they pulled over and rolled down the windows. the suspects demanded money. >> the couple gave a purse, wallet and two cell phones and the suspect fled south on highway 1. the only clue the suspects' car a a black crown victoria with tinted windows and no plates. pop singer beyonce criticized after her halftime performance at the super bowl in dollar is. -- in santa clara. ♪[ music ] >> one of her songs refers to police brutality and the "black lives matter" movement. and here's what she said after the show. >> makes me proud what i wanted. what i wanted to be proud of. [ indiscernible ] >> legal analysts say it's unlikely the singler face any consequences --singer will face any consequences for her political message.
>> i don't think it's going to be in violation either of her contract or shocking in a way that the nfl or the super bowl would be seeking repercussions, damages or fines from her. >> lives don't matter in san francisco. >> show drew some praise from protestors yesterday at the "black lives matter" gathering in san francisco. but there are quite a few critics including the former new york mayor rudy giuliani. he said it was outrageous that beyonce used the super bowl as a platform to attack police officers. it is 5:47. let's check the roads. >> slow on the bay bridge, altamont pass but overall as far as accidents it's been very light. westbound 80 eastshore freeway not bad as far as drive times go. once you get to the bridge you are stacked up lots of company as you work your way out of 580 westbound. looks like that's starting to back up. so you are backed up at least
to the maze right now. that eastshore freeway only 21 minutes from the carquinez bridge to the maze. once you work your way across the span into san francisco, no troubles there. if you want to skip those delays at the bay bridge, you can always use bart, everything on time. ace a good choice. all mass transit on time. don't forget super bowl city closures still remain. southbound embarcadero closed near the ferry building as well as parts of market. so do plan for some delays there. northbound embarcadero is still open. they never shut that down. it's just the southbound side that's closed. they are hoping to have everything reopened by friday. the good news though, howard between 3rd and 4th, that opened up overnight. so you can actually move through there. taking our drive times along the peninsula, so far, so good if you have an early flight to cash at sfo, you're in luck. it's only 18 minutes to go between 92 and the 80 split. 280 looks good. we are in the green. only 10 minutes from 380 over towards 101 and not seeing any delays on 92 as you work your way out of half moon bay into
san mateo this morning. altamont pass, stop-and-go conditions. we have this early-morning accident at isabel that really caused an early backup there. so pretty busy at the top of the pass. 25 minutes for your drive time. connecting to 680 not too bad southbound through pleasanton. extra volume but so far traffic is moving okay. south 680 out of walnut creek we are starting to see some slow-and-go conditions there. let's get a look at the forecast. here's roberta. one week ago we were looking at super bowl 50, we were saying 5 days to go until super bowl 50. now we are looking out at levi's stadium in the santa clara valley and shhhhhh, quieted, nothing going on. that's why we get to count down 11 days until oakland a's head to spring training. yes! in oakland. right now it's 48 degrees after a record high of 79 degrees yesterday. at the museum it was 81 degrees. santa rosa is at 42. it's a couple of degrees cooler than yesterday at this time and that's because we don't have a wind. winds are all under 5 miles per hour. usually when you get the wind it mixes up the atmosphere and
the temperatures are warmer as a result. near or record warmth again today. but not as hot as it was yesterday. rain chances not until the end of next week. your pollen report if you have allergies, it's medium to high. you can blame it on the alder, birch, juniper. have you noticed that the cherry blossoms are already blooming? this is what an offshore flow looks like. look at that gray in throughout the central valley. we have a dense fog advisory in the san joaquin valley. area of low pressure looks impressive when we widenout this shot. this is an area of low pressure there. here's another one. the storms are stacked up. it's just that they are banging up against a ridge of high pressure which is a blocking ridge. so no precipitation here at least all the way through about february 22nd. just a chance by next friday but all the way through a week from this monday. 70 at the state capital. 77 redding. 74 monterey after a record high there yesterday in the low 80s so cooler across pebble beach
and carmel. 52 in the south shore this morning, 14 degrees so they are making snow. sun-up 7:06. this day could go down in the record books as another unseasonably warm day. gradual cool each day from the coast inland. but still above average temperatures. make it a great day. time 5:51. all the snow in the sierra is good, right? not exactly. the danger under the white powder that has some experts concerned. ,, ,,,,,,,,
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the warmer weather is also causing concern in the sierra. now there's reason for concern about more avalanches after more snow falls on the mountains. deep in the snowpack is a type of snow called surface hoar. it fell january 5 and got with your lid under several storms. that layer is a weak foundation condition allowing large slabs of snow to slide. >> very strong but once it gets buried, it can get weak and create avalanches. >> the north lake tahoe fire department says there are already several avalanches a day in the sierra and many are manmade by mountain resorts to avoid catastrophes. having a heads up before an earthquake strikes can save lives. now many lawmakers are pushing hard to fund an early warning system in the state. about 400 sensors like this are already in place in california
but the state needs another 700 and the price tag is $21 million. the original plan involved funding from the federal government. now some lawmakers are asking the state to cover that cost. and an assemblyman is pushing earthquake safety in our schools following a 2014 earthquake that did damage in napa. the bill would require schools to secure classroom furniture and lights to keep them from falling during an earthquake. it is 5:56 right now. voting is under way in the nation's first primary. we'll take you out to new hampshire for an update on a crucial contest. >> i'm kiet do. live in east say, illegal fireworks sparked a fire at a building and triggered a two- alarm fire. that sound. like nails on aac.
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