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going. it happened near winchester at loma verde drive. that's where kiet do is with more details about a very distinct car that the police are looking for. kiet. >> reporter: he why. good morning. the coroner has removed the body from the scene about an hour ago and now we have the crime scene clean-up crews here. they are wrapping up as they have winchester boulevard re- opening now. this began around midnight when witnesses say a red honda del sol was speeding northbound on winchester north of hamilton. a man on a bike was traveling in the same direction. the del sol hit the man knocked him off his bike. the man died at the scene and the driver took off. investigators say knowing the make and the model of the car is a big clue. >> the honda del sol made almost 20 years ago so we are hoping that narrows down the focus and everybody knows someone who owns a honda del sol. >> does that give you some optimism you will solve the case? >> yes.
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we'll start getting tips hopefully. >> reporter: and this is the description of the car again. it's a red honda del sol. it's distinct, not a lot of them made, not many people have them. live in san jose, kiet do, kpix 5. finally some good news from bay area crab lovers. local dungeness crab are finally okay to eat. but the only one cleared by the california department of public health are crab caught by recreational fishermen. commercial crab season is still shut down. high traces of a potentially dangerous neurotoxin was found in the local crab population prompting the months long cancellation. we were "friday light" but now things are getting slower. >> reporter: a few accidents
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out there this morning. the one that's probably impacting the most is westbound 580. we are starting to see a lot of brake lights. chp is on the scene. tow trucks trying to get a couple of vehicles that were involved cleared out. right now we are looking at some heavy traffic currently 580 from the altamont pass and 680 right now 20 minutes. you can see where the crash is as you approach the dublin interchange. elsewhere we are watching another crash. southbound 680 near washington boulevard. one lane is blocked there at least. a few yellow arrows popping up. some delays there. also northbound 101 this morning after oakland road a crash blocking a right lane. so that may cause some traffic if you are heading out of san jose heading north this morning. 20 minutes from the carquinez bridge to the maze. lots of headlights but still no
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major delays on the bay bridge this morning. looking good. 280 from 101 to 85 right now 11 minutes. let's check the forecast. >> catch joanne restaurant, that's the great place to go to watch mavericks, great food, lively place, see the "titans of mavericks" on the big screen there. we have ground fog now that's moving into the area. very low-level fog should scrub out by mid-morning. 64 degrees your afternoon high in half moon bay. at pillar point. along the coast a high surf advisory will be well into place through tomorrow night. that advisory is still there. meanwhile we can now see the bay bridge. fog in the bay bridge.
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patchy at the coast and bay. today's temperatures just a degree cooler from yesterday from the 60s at the coast 60s and low 70s around the peninsula to 70 in morgan hill and in san jose including willow glen, cupertino and campbell. then east of the bay, 60s and 70s will be common. north of the golden gate bridge, 64 in stinson beach, glen ellen and 70 and up north 71 degrees in cloverdale bested by 73 in saint helena. big weekend valentine's day president's day as well, at&t the whole forecast is coming up at 18 minutes after the hour. a bay area police officer gunned down in his own home. the prime suspect a police academy graduate. the officer was shot to death on narragansett court in vallejo. kpix 5 reporter andria borba spoke to officers about their colleague. >> just a lot of joy around that house and around his family. reporter: hours after the shooting that left richmond police officer gus vegas dead the thin blue line of officers
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from vallejo and richmond kept a protective watch around his glen cove home. >> we are stunned. we are saddened. we are working to process it. >> reporter: 4:30age the 15- year veteran of the richmond police department was shot multiple times allegedly by the father of his 6-year-old grandchild. >> he puts his life on the line when he does his job during the day. you don't expect him to have to come home and deal with something like this. >> reporter: the suspect, 30- year-old robert vega, who graduated from the same police academy in napa as gus, took the boy and fled to fairfield where he was quickly arrested. honored with a salute hours after the shooting, gus' flag- draped body was removed from his home. >> now everything's changed. nothing is going to be the same. >> reporter: gus and his wife sandra weren't just caring for 10 kids and also foster parents; they were involved in the nonprofit foster greatness, mentoring children and other families in the solano county
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community. >> he clearly enjoyed being a father. and his joy rubbed off on people and it was like i said authentic and genuine. he was a spectacular human being. >> reporter: andria borba, kpix 5. >> investigators in solano county are remaining tight- lipped about the details of the case. mainly because there are two agencies involved. vallejo pd is involved in the crime scene while fairfield is involved at the arrest scene. new details in the fatal police shooting of mario woods. an autopsy report shows the san francisco man was shot 21 types mostly in the back. cell phone video captured the deadly encounter last december. the report also reveals woods was on drugs at the time. it shows he had methamphetamine, marijuana antidepressants and cough syrup in his system. police tried to use beanbag rounds to subdue woods before firing the shots. the report comes days after beyonce's super bowl 50 halftime performance.
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some of the dancers held up signs saying justice for mario woods. the national sheriffs association calls that anti- police. today the law enforcement group is launching a wear blue campaign honoring four officers from across the united states who died on duty this week. investigators say human remains found in gilroy are not those of missing teenager sierra lamar. a pg&e screw found the skeletal remains --crew found the skeletal remains near gavilan college this week. sheriff's deputies are not sure of the age or gender of the body but they have clues from the teeth. >> we do not believe it is sierra lamar based on dental work. there is a gold cap on the body. >> that's not something that sierra did not have? >> that is correct. >> the remains were found about 20 miles from where the morgan hill teen went missing in 2012. her body has never been found.
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a similar story developing in san jose. that's where the santa clara county medical examiner is confirming the skeletal remains were found. chp officers discovered the remains near moorpark avenue and richmond yesterday and right now they don't know whether they are the remains of a man or a woman. for the first time in 111 days, there is no gas leaking out of a massive well in southern california. crews worked to seal the leak that was pumping pollution into the air near pour teran. . thousands of residents were evacuated. the leak is permanently sealed. time now 6:08. the democratic debates are getting heated. how hillary clinton is trying to get back on track after a convincing defeat in new hampshire. >> and the bay area's biggest transit agencies could be getting hundreds of millions of dollars in upgrades. >> we have a big weekend.
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it's valentine's day and the presidents holiday and we have rain. i'll tell you when to expect it. >> and something we haven't seen in quite a while, a newlily reopened road on the embarcadero. we'll have all the didi tails traffic report coming up. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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just by switching to progressive. so you'll be bringing home the bacon in no time. sorry. get a free quote at progressive.com. hillary clinton is hoping h latest debate performance wl fog is leek underneath the bay bridge. it's pretty minimal along the coastline this morning. we'll talk about how this will affect mavericks competition and your weekend forecast coming up. hill health hopes her latest debate performance will help her campaign regain some
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of the momentum after her loss in new hampshire. marlie hall reports. >> reporter: hillary clinton sought to regain momentum in milwaukee last night calling the vermont senator out on his so-called unrealistic plans for the country. >> reporter: we have to also be very clear especially with young people about what kind of government is going to do what for them and what it will cost. >> secretary clinton you're not in the white house yet. >> reporter: >> reporter: both candidates then turned their attention to immigration and criminal justice reform. >> i would hope that we could all agree that we are sick and tired of seeing videos on television of unarmed people often african-americans shot by police officers. >> when we talk about criminal justice reform and ending the era of mass incarceration, we also have to talk about jobs, education, housing and other ways of helping communities. >> reporter: with the candidates effect and neck in the polls, minorities are expected to play a key role in the next nominating contest.
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>> there's no doubt that secretary clinton starts with a long-standing record and a long- standing advantage. >> reporter: one of the more heated exchanges came when clinton challenged sanders for being overly critical of president obama. >> the kind of criticism that we have heard from senator sanders about our president, i expect from republicans. >> madam secretary, that is a low blow. >> reporter: he made use of the opportunity that bernie sanders offered to her earlier today by criticizing this gap in leadership from the president. >> reporter: the former secretary of state has worked to set herself up as the candidate who will continue president obama's agenda, something pundits say appeals to the democratic base in nevada and south carolina. marlie hall, cbs news, milwaukee, wisconsin. >> on the republican side, donald trump says he is planning attacks against george w. bush. their debate is tomorrow night on kpix 5 starting at 6 p.m.
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right here on kpix 5. monster waves near half moon bay are bringing rock star surfers and excited spectators to the coast. mavericks kicks off in just a few hours. and anne makovec joins us live in half moon bay where the best surfers from around the globe are gathered. hi,anne. >> reporter: yeah, a lot of excitement surrounding this competition. most of the action is going to take place about a half mile offshore from pillar point which is here behind me and the competition starts at 7:30 a.m. it is called the "titans of mavericks" contest. a one-day invitation-only event. 24 surfers came from all over the world to take on waves expected to rise above 20 feet today. now, once it starts, the coast guard will have a perimeter set up around the competition area to keep boaters away. organizers will be filming the surfing action from the waters nearby and, of course, there will be plenty of choppers overhead. surfers had 48 hours to get here to half moon bay. organizers made the call on tuesday.
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>> you know, it's not us that call mavericks. mavericks makes the call. we have to wait until the conditions are right and the waves come. without the waves, we're nothing. >> reporter: nobody though wants a repeat of what happened here in 2010 when spectators lined up on that coastal bluff and were hit with waves. so san mateo county sheriff's deputies and park rangers will be keeping people off of the bluffs from ocean boulevard in half moon bay all the way to moss beach. and they are going to be setting up several big screens here at the harbor. >> anne, it sounds like the surfers are really looking forward to today's competition. >> oh, they are really primed for a big showdown today. that's because a lot of them were actually in hawaii for a contest there that ended up being canceled when they got word that mavericks was on. the last time mavericks was held here was 2014.
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so a long-awaited event. live in half moon bay, anne makevoc, kpix 5. bay area transit systems could receive millions if president obama's 2017 budget is approved by the congress. muni's central subway project would see $173 million. the south bay's berryessa bart extension project will get $125 million. and caltrain's peninsula electrification project would see $1,225,000,000. it is 6:17 right now. let's get a check on the roads with sandra. >> some great news as we kick off our friday and heading into the weekend. southbound embarcadero is back open. >> yea! whoo! >> muni is back in service. the f line is still using buses through monday so even into the holiday still seeing some changes but now we are starting getting back to normal. no delays on mass transit.
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50 trains on the bart system this morning overall things looking pretty good. one thing i definitely want to mention, however, 580 this morning westbound as you approach the dublin interchange, a crash is clearing so that's the good news. however, take a look at how many cars are out there on the roads. we are seeing some improvements however. so again, the good news is, we went from about 26 minutes to 17 minutes out there. so it is in the clearing stages but you are going to see quite a few people trying to take a peek at what's happening on the shoulder of the road. that clash is being cleared. another crash we are keeping an eye on a little more south, northbound 101 after oakland road crash on the shoulder of the road causing some minor delays. nothing major out there. but just something i definitely want you to be aware of. and this morning driving on the san mateo bridge, cars on the road but in the green from 880 to u.s. 101. currently we are looking at 14 minutes drive time. we have some patchy fog
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throughout the morning but let's get an update on the full forecast right now with roberta. >> it's been fascinating to watch this morning, sandra. good morning, everybody. we have been in and out of the fog right here in the bay. could into the even see the tip- top of the bay bridge -- could not even see the tip-top of the bay bridge 525 feet above the bay waters but now we have clearing there. under partly cloudy skies, temperatures in san francisco 52 due east of the bay bridge, it's in the 50s in oakland all the way into emeryville. san jose low 50s. napa visibility down to three- quarters mile due to fog. we have fog around half moon bay under partly cloudy skies 46. averaging out to 54 by 9:00 this morning then during the afternoon hours partly to mostly cloudy: of every 64 degrees. once mavericks is said and done and over with and they crown the new champion and put the beautiful lei around them, we'll have good conditions. never turn your back on an
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angry ocean. areas of fog this friday. partly to motorsly cloudy all day. next rain chance on wednesday. we have seen these clouds stream in and out all associated with a series of areas of low pressure off the coast. but taking all this precipitation to the north of the bay area due to that huge dome of high pressure that continues to encompass the state of california. dry weather through the february 22nd date. but i do have a little miniature storm coming in here on wednesday. the bulk of the activity will begin to rain in the last week of february and after march 7 more copious amounts of rainfall. okay. 11% we are down this week as far as your snowpack is concerned. it's 24 degrees going up to 56 in the greater lake tahoe area. boy, big skiing, lots of fun on and off the slopes with spring- like conditions. here's the sun-up and sundown. about 2 minutes and 30 seconds more of available daylight as opposed to yesterday into the 70s and 60s. check out valentine's day. sweet! 71 to 76 degrees.
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good morning, everybody. three of the top six players in the world teed off at the pebble beach pro-am yesterday. there was no hint, no hint, of el nino ruining this year's clambake. perfect weather on the monterey peninsula for the opening round. world's number one jordan spieth playing at spyglass misses the par putt shows his frustration. he is tied for 65th after going 1-under par of the justin rose better day holes out from the bunker. he cards a 6-under 66. he is 2 shots back of the leader chez reavie.. justin timberlake stole the show when he grabbed a fan's guitar. ♪[ music ] [singing ]
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>> whoo! >> 19-3 st. mary's gaels hosting pepperdine under 90 seconds to play. murray son of the former cal star ritz the runner to make it 65-51 pepperdine a shocker. they beat saint mary's in moraga and they sweep the gaels for the first time since 2002. cal a winner last night. stanford a loser. and the sharks lose in a shootout. i'm headed down to the crosby clambake. we'll have post-golf round shows following cbs coverage on both saturday and sunday. we'll see you there. have a great weekend. >> the weather is going to be spectacular! and he just mentioned cal. had a big win last night. play of the day from the bears. taking on the ducks in berkeley. here you go. >> who only cares about winning --what a pass! oh, reverse jam by bird! >> go ahead and say it. come on. >> throw it down, big man.
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>> i got it! >> very nice. sam singer finding the cutting to bird for the nasty throw down. cal beat oregon 83-63. they crushed them and they get our play of the day. it's looking like the raiders will spend just one more year in oakland. but the door is now open for a longer stay. >> reporter: i'm kiet do. we're live in san jose where a man is dead after a fatal hit- and-run crash and now police need your help to find the distinct unique getaway car. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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a bay area police department is mourning one of its own after an officer was gunned down in his own home. >> and dungeness crab season is opening but it's not exactly what commercial crabbers had been hoping for. >> sure has been feeling like spring is in the air. while talk about the weekend events and we'll have your weather forecast. >> the "titans of mavericks" surf competition today heating things up traffic-wise around half moon bay but is it impacting the san mateo bridge? i'll tell you about it straight ahead. >> good morning. it's friday, february 12. i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. police need help finding the driver who hit a bicyclist killing him and then driving away. kpix 5's kiet do is live on winchester boulevard with the latest on the unique car police are looking for. kiet. >> reporter: good morning. the coroner has removed the body. the crime scene has been scrubbed down and winchester
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boulevards is back open this morning. all that's left to do now is find that hit-and-run driver. this all began around midnight when witnesses say a red honda del sol was going northbound on winchester speeding a few blocks north of hamilton avenue. a man on a bike was also traveling in the same direction. this is a fairly well lit section of winchester with brand-new l.e.d. streetlights. nonetheless, the del sol hit the man, knocked him off his bicycle and the force of the impact was so severe that the bike broke apart and was 60 yards away. the man died at the scene and the driver took off. >> this driver knew they hit somebody and they chose to flee the scene instead of remaining on the scene. >> reporter: what kind of person does that? >> that's someone who wanted to know the have to deal with the police or the consequences of their actions. >> reporter: here's the description of the car. a red honda del sol similar to this one. it's distinct not a lot of people have them. so investigators say knowing the make and model of the suspect car is a big help.
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if you have any information about the case, san jose police want you to call them. live in san jose, kiet do, kpix 5. san francisco is a bounty of water sloshing under thinks the streets. it's about 65 million gallons of it. and it goes down the drain every year. it's a complicated story involving pumps and public transit. so we sent a reporter out to get to the bottom of it. and he learned the powell state bart's busiest crosses one of san francisco's underground creeks. workers back in the '60s had trouble stunning there because the water -- trouble tunneling there because the water was only 20 feet underground. >> we are constantly having to pump water out of the station. if we didn't, then it would flood. the water currently going straight into san francisco's sewer. >> so now a company called nrg said it could use the water for its business providing steam heat to downtown buildings. bart is even offering that
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water for free. but nrg would have to treat it. mighty waves building off the san mateo coast and they are luring surfers to a one-day showdown. the "titans of mavericks" begins in just a few hours. anne makovec joins us live in half moon bay with the greatest surfers from around the world are gathering. >> reporter: a lot of excitement here this morning. all the big wave action takes place about a half mile off the shore from pillar point where you can see the lights here behind me. all the action starts at 7:30 this morning. if you're not familiar, the "titans of mavericks" surf contest is a one-day invitation-only event. 24 surfers came from all over the world to surf, the waves expected to be above 20 feet, some up to 40 feet. once it starts, the coast guard will have a perimeter set up around the competition area to keep boaters away. organizers will be filming the surfing action from the waters nearby and we'll have our
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chopper overhead. surfers had a little over 48 hours to get here. organizers made the call on tuesday. >> i'm so stoked. you know? it's been a long time coming. we didn't get to run it last year. and everybody is so primed. we have had such good surf all winter long. and big wave guys are so tuned up. they are ready! >> nobody wants a repeat though of what happened here in 2010. that's when spectators lined up on this coastal bluff, were hit by rogue waves. so the san mateo county sheriff's office and park rangers will keep people off the bluff from ocean boulevard and half moon bay all the way down to moss beach. now, the big prize for the winners? 30 grand. michelle and frank? >> the businesses there are expecting quite a wave of customers today, anne. >> reporter: yeah. that's true. i mean, in years past they have had a big sort of outdoor viewing area set up where people were able to come and watch this on big screens. right now it's going to be up
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to the businesses. they are going to have it on their big tvs but they are going to have to absorb all the spectators that come here to half moon bay. it's valentine's day weekend, so a lot of the hotels were already booked. it's going to be a little crazy around here. live near half moon bay, anne makovec, kpix 5. roberta, you have all kinds of information. where to go, where to watch it >> i have been covering it for and all that. 20 years now. but half moon bay, the ritz- carlton, you have a great view there. it's small. but you can see. but i like going to the catch joanne's restaurant and bar because you have the big screen tvs there. and it's a funky place and great food and lively and great people that live there and visit it and you just have a wonderful time there. you're going to have a great time heading out to half moon bay for the "titans of mavericks." we have some low-level fog at this hour. it's going to scrub out. temperatures in the morning hours, dress in layers, in the 50s and then rising to 64 degrees. once the competition is over with today, we still have that high surf advisory in place through tomorrow night.
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13 feet swells lapping onshore. and from the seashore to our inland areas, wow! it's our live weather camera from mount vaca looking out at the horizon. official sun-up at 7:03. temperatures this morning 40s and 50s. we have some areas of patchy fog and partly cloudy skies. 7 to 10 degrees above normal today. 60s beaches. 60s, 70s around the peninsula today to 70 degrees in san jose. east of the bay, 60s and low 70s. a northwest breeze 10 to 20 north bay up to 67 degrees in petaluma. a little warmer than that today in saint helena. full weekend forecast coming up 48 minutes after the hour. but right now let's bring in sandra. >> hey there, roberta. titans and mavericks and some of the traffic impacts especially around half moon bay. this morning of course our expert roberta was just telling us a lot people going in and out of the area. you will want to be extra cautious around there, of course. and pack your patience, she says, because things definitely get busy around that area around highway 1 but is it impacting the san mateo bridge
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this morning? as it heads westbound toward the coastline, well, we're now starting to see some slowdowns there. it may be from the competition. it may just be from the normal commute. right now 17 minutes on 92 from 880 to 101. it will pick up into the next couple of hours so give yourself some extra time. i do want to mention if you are going on 880 northbound approaching oakland two crashes this morning one before davis and one approaching 98th both on shoulder. back to you. a bay area police officer gunned down in his own home. richmond police say 15-year-old veteran gus vegas was shot multiple times in a domestic dispute. the officer was shot to death on narragansett court in vallejo. the suspect 30-year-old robert vega, who is also the father of gus vegas' grandchild. neighbors say they never expected a police officer to die this way. >> he puts his life on the line when he does his job during the
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day. you don't expect him to have to come home and deal with something like this. >> sega is in police custody. investigators in solano county are tight-lipped because there are two agencies involved in the case. vallejo pd is involved at the crime scene, fairfield involved at the arrest scene. it is the news bay area seafood lovers have been waiting for. you can eat local dungeness crab but there's a catch. betty yu spoke to those most affected at fisherman's wharf. reporter: it's now safe to eat dungeness crab like these caught south of point reyes. by recreational fishermen. the department of public health lifted a warning after traces of a toxin known as domoic acid were to low or undetectable levels. >> it's been very quiet. this is the time of season where we rely on the crab and on our customers buying it.
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>> reporter: commercial crab season is still shut down. but the announcement is an encouraging sign for fishermen wharf restaurants. they have been hurting since the holidays when the fishing ban started. sales dropped by at least 50%. these crabs have been coming in from the northwest. >> fresh crabs! >> this is people's livelihood. you know? this is what people make their living off of. >> reporter: at nick's lighthouse it's been a tough season. the manager is waiting along with fishermen to find out when "commercial" boats can head out again. the department of fish & wildlife could make that call in a week. >> we sell crab. we sell seafood. and without that entity, it just means we're out one more step that we need to be able to have a restaurant run effectively. >> reporter: the green light for recreational fishermen means they can head out thursday. but take out the guts before you cook the crab and to boil
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or steam it instead of frying it. in san francisco, betty yu kpix 5. the raiders are staying in oakland for now. the team reached a tentative deal to extend their lease at the coliseum through the 2016 season and possibly beyond. the extension creates a chance to work out a deal to build a stadium that will keep the team in the city long term. raiders owner mark davis had previously been exploring the possibility of moving the team to other cities like l.a., san antonio and las vegas. >> the team has an option to stay at o.co another two years after that. 6:40. a major setback it morning for one company's plan to transport explosive crude oil through the bay area. ,,
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across the santa clara valley. high, thin clouds streaming across the east bay. highs in the upper 60s and low 70s. a northwest wind 10 to 20 north bay. up to 70 degrees in sonoma through also glen ellen. and it will be in the high 60s and low 70s in the far reaches of the north bay. your full forecast four minutes away. time now for a look at what's coming up later on "cbs this morning." >> norah o'donnell joins us live in new york with a little preview. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, frank and michelle. we're going to look at the democratic debate and preview the debate with two commentators. how donald trump is taking aim at the pope ahead of the holy father's trip to mexico. we are in half moon bay with the controversial decision to keep women out of today's mavericks surf competition! and jan crawford goes on a national journey with country superstar and grammy nominee. cam, the inspiration for her hit song burning house.
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the news is back in the morning. see you at 7:00. >> big grammy night coming up monday night. thank you. >> grammy night. very excited. take care. >> she can sing, too. [ laughter ] thank you, norah. happy valentine's day. >> we like your dress. >> thank you. oakland-based pandora may be up for sale and visa is now a major shareholder in mobile payment providers square. >> let's chat. joining us now kcbs radio's financial reporter jason brooks. maybe some good news in the market? >> reporter: we could hope for that frank. good morning, frank and michelle. market certainly would like a rebound. it's been a nasty losing streak the past five sessions but starting off this morning wit pandora. it's working with morgan substantially to talk to bidders. the internet radio firm has been struggling providing disappointing earnings a weak forecast ahead for 2016.
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its user base active listeners gained about 3 million in the 4th quarter from the prior quarter, down from the earlier. pandora shares are down on its earnings report. visa making a big investment in mobile payment firm square. the company taking 10% of square. the second biggest shareholder in the company now. that's big news for square as its shares will be diving since its ipo in november. up about 16% in the early going today. retail sales are up two-tenths of a percent in january. that doesn't sound like a lot but it was a fairly decent move up especially when you take out gas prices even higher than that. and pretty impressive given the stock market beatdown that we saw in january. consumers seemingly shrugging that off. at least for the time being. let's get to the big board and see if there's any improvement. had another big drop yesterday. so far, so good.
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dow up about 110 points. nasdaq up 35. s&p up 15. frank and michelle, back to you. >> all right. jason brooks from kcbs news, thank you. new this morning benicia's city planning commission stands up to big oil in a unanimous vote the planning commission rejecting valero refinery company to make a new station. it would allow oil to come in on two trains daily. 70 people over 4 days testified. valero refining company is expected to appeal to benicia's city council. let's get another check on the roads. >> things are looking good but we are keeping an eye on a few incidents out there on the roads. let's go ahead and take you to the maps right now show you where this is. northbound 880 near davis as you approach oakland. crash on the shoulder of the road. starting to impact traffic a little bit even though it's off to the side. people trying to take a peek at
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what's going on. no major delays. still in the green. great news from the i238 to i- 80. again you can see right now overall not too many brake lights. we have been talking about the exciting surf competition "titans of mavericks." expect some delays around highways 1 and 92. lots of people trying to get to the competition. san mateo bridge to the coastline, you can see things are slow there right now. currently on 92 from 880 to u.s. 101. currently 16 minutes. you may have extra time to take it in because things are starting to slowdown just a little bit as it builds up out there. still 22 minutes from the carquinez bridge to the maze. and golden gate bridge looking smooth right now. 14-minute drive time. if you are in the south bay, take a look at this. we are starting to see some slow conditions on 101 from
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signatures six to highway 237. that's bumped up to 16 minutes from 680 to 237. 87 to 10110 minutes. here's the forecast. sandra osborne in the house. good morning to you and good morning, everyone. 6:29. time to take a look the aour weather watchers. maybe you have a weather station in your home? you could be my personal weather watcher, at westchester county. -- at cbssf.com/weatherwatchers. let's see who is checking in with us this morning. joe in san jose. peggy in petaluma. steve in los altos. linda in napa and everybody is pretty much reporting numbers in the 40s under a partly cloudy sky. wow! take a look at this. just enjoy your friday. frank, what do you think? >> i think that's pretty awesome. >> do you know where it is? take a guess. >> mount vaca? [ laughter ] >> okay. thanks, mike bruce our director for telling him in his ear! [ laughter ] >> we are in the 40s and 50s this morning. we have some areas of patchy
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fog lining the seashore. we are in the mid-50s. the fog will scrub out by the mid-morning hours for the "titans of mavericks" at 64 degrees along the seashore today. we have that high surf advisory in place until tomorrow night. so once they crown the champion of mavericks, we'll still have the high surf. never turn your back on an angry ocean. partly to mostly cloudy today actually but very mild through the weekend with more sunshine on saturday and on valentine's day. these clouds have been streaming across the bay area all week long associated with a disturbance off the coast taking the bulk of the precipitation well to the north of us due to that huge dome of high pressure that's keeping us dry all the way through our long-range computer models. but i am placing light minimal rain showers in our forecast next wednesday. but we are 11% down as far as our snowpack. 56 degrees in the greater lake tahoe area.
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60s and 70s today but watch valentine's day approaching 76 bested by nearly 80 on president's day on monday and on tuesday. rain returns wednesday. make it a great friday. >> roberta, you have my full attention now. >> now. [ laughter ] well, in the market for a new tech? how about a computer that will cost you less than a night at the movies? christin ayers shows us the new device from a west oakland startup. reporter: it may not look like it. >> this is chip right here. the world's first $9 computer. >> reporter: but this is a computer designed in oakland made in china. it's small but mighty. >> four gigs of storage, bluetooth and by five. >> reporter: capable of turning a tv into a desktop computer and of powering a talking toy. >> hello, how are you this evening? >> a teddy bear disguised with a computer inside of it. >> reporter: the founders of west oakland startup next thing co costs just $9, called chip. the goal was to design a less
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expensive computer for this toy camera, originally. the result one of the cheapest computers in the world. >> the cool thing is it means that anyone can have one. >> reporter: the ceo says the possibilities are endless. add a few wires and a television and you're surfing the web, word processing and playing music or videos. the chip computers have just started shipping and they are going quickly. 50,000 sold in a month. 10,000 more preordered in a single day. most of the customers are teachers. >> people all over the world say this is cheap enough for every one of my students to have one. >> reporter: the chip has its limits. it's no macbook. >> but if you want to use it for a single purpose, if i just want to surf the web or i just want to work on my homework it's great. knowing that what we build is going to be used by real people every day to do just regular things is really exciting for us. >> reporter: in oakland, christin ayers, kpix 5. >> the chip computer was initially funded by kickstarter donations topping $2 million.
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time now is 6:53. pope francis is back in north america this morning. what's on the agenda for his first visit to mexico. >> reporter: and we have been talking about the mavericks surf contest. it's about to kick off in an hour and a half. we'll tell you next what to expect. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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you can save over 500 bucks when you switch to progressive. that's a fact. but this whole "blondes have more fun" thing... ♪ standing by for fun. ♪ neva r five things to know at the :55. hillary clinton and bernie sanders are turning their attention back to nevada, south carolina after their sixth debate. they sparred over foreign policy and the economy last night in milwaukee. the debate also delved into the issues of race and immigration reform. the u.s., russia and other world leaders have agreed to a
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temporary pause in fighting in syria. it takes effect in one week. the deal will allow aid to reach areas of need. the cease-fire does not apply to militant groups operating in syria. and pope francis begins his five-day visit to mexico after a brief stop in cuba today. millions of people are expected to be in attendance when the holy father says mass at the northern and southern borders of mexico. the pope is expected to address drugs, cartel violence and immigration. a police academy graduate is charged with killing a richmond police officer. gus vegas was shot in his home yesterday morning. the suspect is the father of his 6-year-old grandson. 30-year-old robert vega is behind bars. a man on a bike hit and killed just after midnight on winchester boulevard and loma verde drive. it was a red honda del sol like this one that hit and ran after hitting the bicyclist. i'm anne makovec live near half moon bay where the
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mavericks surf competition is about to start. it takes place about a half mile offshore. you can see the water is like glass here but beyond that break, it is going to get crazy. the contest starts at 7:30 this morning. one day invitation-only event. 24 surfers from all over the world will surf on waves up to 40 feet. once it starts there will be a perimeter around the competition to keep boaters away. organizers will be filming the surfing action from the waters nearby. we'll have our chopper overhead. surfers have a little over two days to get here to half moon bay. and organizers made that call on tuesday. >> you know, it's not us that call mavericks. mavericks makes the call. we have to wait until the conditions are right and the waves come. and without the waves, we're nothing. >> reporter: organizers are trying to prevent a repeat of what happened here in 2010 when
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spectators lined up on this coastal bluff were hit with roving waves. they will be kept off the bluffs from ocean beach to moss beach. we'll have more on our website, cbssf.com. you can watch it stream live from your own home. anne makovec, kpix 5. two crashes. the first is 880 southbound near whipple road. this is in union city. a crash involving a motorcycle and two vehicles. currently causing delays out there. so be careful. second u.s. 101 southbound. that's near lucas valley road. the crash currently blocking two lanes as you approach san rafael. put your hands together if you are happy it's friday. >> oh, my god! >> i can't hear you. >> happy?! [ applause ] >> this is your friday. take a look at the sky. temperatures in the 40s and 50s. we have some patchy areas of fog that's going to lift. highs today pretty much in the 60s and 70s. and we have warmer weather through the weekend.
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captions by: caption colorado comments@captioncolorado.com ♪ good morning to our viewers in the west. it is friday, february 12th, 2016. welcome to "cbs this morning". hillary clinton and bernie sanders battle for the minority vote in a heated debate. republicans sharpen their attacks before tomorrow's face-off. donald trump says the pope does not understand america's immigration issue. we're in mexico ahead of the pontiff's visit. and a controversy crashes a massive surf competition. why no women are paddling into these waves. we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye opener." your world in 90 seconds. the kind of criticism that we have heard from senator sanders about our prest,

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