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nearly 6:00. it's a critical day in the white house. because today it's super tuesday. >> voters in more than a dozen states in one territory are casting their ballots or caucusing today. a lot of delegates are at stake for both major parties. >> cbs news weijia jiang is joining us live in washington, d.c. with more details on what is at stake on this super tuesday. good morning. >> reporter: good morning frank and michelle and good morning to everybody. a lot of delegates are at stake. donald trump and hillary clinton will not actually be able to clench the nomination. they certainly can pick up a lot of momentum. and for the gop that means an even greater divide among republicans who say they will or will not support trump. polls are now open at sites across the country as americans in a dozen states head out to vote. last night donald trump already predicted a super tuesday victory during a rally in georgia. >> we are going to win with our
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military. we are going to win, win, win. >> reporter: latest polls show the republican presidential front runner leading nationally and in several key states. marco rubio has tried to halt the billionaires momentum hammering him for days. most recently for failing to disavow kkk leader david duke who announced his support for trump. >> there is no room in the conservative movement. the kkk or david duke or anyone who will not condemn them. >> reporter: texas senator ted cruz is banking on a win in his home state to keep his campaign alive. political analysts expect hillary clinton to pick up many more delegates than bernie sanders today. >> what we immediate to do together is make america whole again. >> reporter: sanders voted at a polling station in his home state of vermont this morning. >> i'm confident that if there is a large voter turn out today across this country, we are going to do well. >> reporter: the vermont
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senator says he intends to take his campaign all the way to the democratic convention. and he has plenty of money to do that. in february alone we just learned sanders raised $42 million. that is a huge number. especially when you think about how much people under estimated him, did not expect him to stay in the race. but he is here and he says here to stay. >> i think he surprised a lot of people so far. back to mr. trump now. he's received pretty high profile endorsements. is that a sign the republican party may be prepared to support him? >> reporter: you know it depends on who you ask in the party. there are people who say they will back trump because voters seem to resinate with him. others say they are refusing. there are rumors they may get together and launch a third party candidate because they worry a trump win will mean the nomination is at stake but also races for congress and governors across the country.
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we'll have to wait and see if that actually happens. certainly people are talking about it. >> oh yeah a lot of people. weijia jiang in washington, d.c. thank you. workers are clearing out a homeless encampment under the freeway. about two dozen people stayed at the encampment after the city's deadline to leave passed last friday. homeless advocates says the city needs to help find them somewhere to go instead of just making people move through the city. crews had a mess on their hands with this 18 wheeler. they had to use a heavy duty tow truck to get it upright after a rig plowed through a home on the peninsula. the homes owners have seen it all before. betty yu tells us why the san carlos home is a sitting duck. >> reporter: from the kitchen you can see the entire backside of the house was nearly knocked off the foundation. this 18 wheeler plowed right
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into joann hurlow's bedroom. >> they're in shock. i think they are upset, obviously. this is the second time and much more extensive damage. >> reporter: luckily her parents were on vacation. but two years ago her mom was sleeping when an suv came barreling down the road and stopped a few inches from her bed. this time the semi truck carrying tons of dirt crashed right through the master bedroom and bathroom and destroyed the living room. up close it didn't look good either. >> i saw this man climbing out of his truck and stumbling on to the street and he was covered in blood. i said i'm going to call 911. >> reporter: the driver of the truck was rushed to the hospital and is expected to survive. the fire department says he claimed the brakes failed before he slammed into the house. it caused diesel fuel to spill. neighbors say they often see
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dangerous driving on this particular street. >> it's very busy. it's kind of a shortcut through the neighborhoods and people drive up and down the hill very fast. much faster than they ever should. >> people don't realize how steep this road is. once you come down to this portion right here, it's very steep. so i think people just don't realize how much time they need to stop. >> reporter: in san carlos betty yu kpix 5. >> pg&e has been working all night to restore power to 142 people who lost it because of the accident. there is no word yet when the power will be back on. if you are about to jump on highway 580 in the trivalley area, we're sorry because it's busy right now. >> it is. and it was all because of a broken down vehicle stuck in the center divide. they managed to get it out over to the right shoulder. unfortunately it made for a very busy ride. it gets a little better once you get to the dublin interchange.
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you are backed up all the way to byron highway. very slow and go out of tracy. connecting over to 580 this morning. it will take 45 minutes. almost an hour to squeeze through that area. south 680 at mission boulevard we have debris in the roadway. several vehicles may have hit it because of activity to the right side of the roadway. and taking a look at south 101 at story road that is on the ramp. it's northbound 101 you will see delays. in fact 14 minutes. roberta. i love this weather camera view. we are finally able to see that we have partly to mostly cloudy skies over the bay area. i will show you where the clouds are coming from. but right now let's step on out the door. isn't that pretty? work with me here. isn't that pretty? >> yes. yes. >> temperatures currently in the 40s and 50s. winds are calm. we will be increeks out of the west at 5-10 miles per hour 47-
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degrees in livermore. 45 in santa rosa. we have a shield of clouds. those are the clouds we are looking at in our live weather camera. precipitation is well to the north of us. a few sprinkles possible in the north bay later on tonight. this is really interesting. i wanted to explain it to you. over the next several days we are anticipating 4-6 inches of rain. a foot of rain coastal areas. temperatures today still unseasonably mild. i got your full report coming up in 18 minutes after the hour. criminal charges are expected to be announced against some san francisco sheriffs deputies accused of making inmates fight like glad creators-- like gladiators. developing news in rich mondays. police are trying to figure out who fatally shot a 14-year-old
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on a biking trail. the victim was high school freshman xavier mcclan man. he was killed yesterday morning. police don't have a suspect yet and are in the hunt for any leads. neighbors are wondering how this could happen to someone so young. >> they were my whole life. i love my city but this killing is out of control. >> keep your kids close to you. know where they are at at all times. >> witnesses told investigators they saw a man running from the scene shortly after they heard gunshots. and police are trying to see if a drive by shooting a few hours later in richmond is somehow related. time is 6:08. guns will be the big topic in sacramento later today. the assembly public safety committee will review four guns.
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and a ban on possession of larger capacity magazines. time is 6:08. the bay area's famous fog is actually thinning out by the year. and that is putting another local treasure in danger. >> we're in front of the federal building in san francisco this morning where supporters of alex nieto are expected to rally in a couple hours as day one of the trial of his parents verses sfpd gets under way. client: how about over tennis craig: even better. avo: a game changer!
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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. forecast in just a few minu in the waters off half moon good morning. welcome to the month of march. rain will be returning to the bay area. look at that beautiful live weather camera out over levi stadium. beautiful clouds. a combination of sun and clouds today. and i have your complete forecast just minutes away. the coast guard has
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suspended its search for a young man that was pulled into the sea. rescue crews got multiple calls about a young male who disappeared under the waves neardowns beach. they searched for hours but couldn't find it. happening in san francisco, a federal civil rights trial begins over the deadly police shooting of alex nieto. jackie ward is live with why this case is inspiring protests. jackie. >> reporter: good morning, michelle. it's been nearly two years since police shot and killed alex nieto but there is a lot of people upset about that. dozens of supporters are expected to be here at the federal building later on this morning. todayth parents of nieto are suing sfpd for the wrongful death and civil rights violation of their son. he was killed on march 21st, 2014 when officers fired the shots that killed him. at the time he was a student
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eating lunches at a park and police say he had a stun gun on him. the exact events leading up to the moment that police fired off dozens of rounds into nieto will be argued at trial. >> it's our belief that the claim that he had pulled out his taser and pointed it at the police did not happen. that is a false statement. it's a cover up statement. >> reporter: nieto's death added to the already growing community outrage against sfpd. family supporters will be joining here. and those supporters are expected to arrive here around 8:00 this morning. the trial starts at 9:00. in san francisco jackie ward kpix 5. off to the south bay now where locals are against plans to build a place of warship there. the proposal for a mosque in san martin is seeing a lot of
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push back. the debate is over this lush patch of land the south valley islamic center has been trying for years to build a mosque on the site but some neighbors say the project is too large for the small rural community and that the run off from the cemetery could be a big issue. still the neighbors maintain that no matter what, faith is not the problem. >> if you show up at our meetings and want to turn this into a religious thing, we don't want you there. stay hole -- stay home. this is about our environment, our community. nothing about religion. >> a spokesman says they plan to make a positive contribution to the community and engage in dialogue with home ordinary reasons. we are seeing less fog these days. researchers at uc berkeley determined that coastal fog has steadily diminished for decades and that is threatening the giant redwood. the trees require 500 gallons of water a day and they need
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the moisture. >> they are adapted to live in a very specific environment that gives them a lot of moisture. and so inevitably if the climate continues to become drier, there will be pretty significant consequences. >> meteorologist believe it's been happening for 20 years or more. we are going to get a foot of rain over the next ten days and throughout the coastal ranges in the highest elevations of the mountain areas. for one particular storm on saturday three inches north bay. >> okay. all right. in the meantime how are we doing in traffic land? we just got word of an accident in the bay bridge. a couple cars tangled up. it's blocking at least one lane and it's just before the toll plaza. it looks like it may be just before the 880 pass. we are seeing big delays at the
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bay bridge. metering lights are on. you are backed up into the maze, all approaches are seeing delays. especially off east shore freeway. 27 minutes now be for your drive time. we're seeing sluggish conditions westbound right around highway 4. so give yourself a few extra minutes. we'll see stop and go conditions. northbound 101 atollly we had reports of an accident. they cleared that out quickly. southbound we have the trouble spot right around story. that is blocking the onramp with a couple cars involved. chp still on scene with this one. it's making for a busy ride on the north and southbound side of 101. again that accident at tully has been cleared. so your drive times northbound 280, 680 all the way to 287 still 14 minutes. guadalupe parkway is slowing down this morning. 280 that will be your money freeway. no problems right there. slow out of morgan hill as
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well. roberta. >> i have your money shot right here. take a look at this. it's our live weather camera. you can see m.d. m.d. there in the -- mount diablo there. i thought i would share with you our pollen report. it's extremely high today. so if you suffer from allergies, it will be a rather uncomfortable day. here's what you need to know for the first day of a brand new month. i will refer to it as a miracle month of march. partly cloudy today with often sen clouds. and then we'll have a few sprinkles. satellite radar. you have a ban. some of these clouds a shield of clouds work their ways in our forecast today.
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we have the potential of being wet before everything is shut off in the month of january. future cast there is light rain playing tag with the santa rosa area. we advance forward for your wednesday. cloud, sun, mix. this frontal boundary. it's a weak disturbance. it will produce up to a half an inch of rain. generally a tenth of an inch throughout many of the locations. so thursday it will be a wet morning commute. wet during the afternoon in the santa cruz mountains. and then we get a break on friday. just hit and miss scattered showers before the main event over the weekend which produces a foot of snow in the tahoe area but a foot of rain locally. generally 4-6 inches around our urban spots. sun up at 6:40. have you noticed the days are getting longer? you can tag two minutes and 23
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seconds on to today. 60s and 70s and once we have these 70s today, not record warmth like yesterday, one more day into the 70s and then we begin to cool gently to more seasonal readings thursday. major event occurs saturday. heavy rain and winds. second storm on sunday. the weakest system on monday. by the time all of this is said and done, again up to a foot of rain in the wettest locations. gang. >> thank you. time is 6:20. big changes at yosemite today with familiar sites getting new names. why it seems someone was determined to hold on to the past. >> coming up draymond green and steve kerr clear the air over locker room fire works.
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good morning everyone. draymond green's halftime locker room tirade has gone national. >> within player went on a profanity laced tirade. >> i was told at one point steve kerr told him to sit down and draymond green said mf or come make me. took off his shoes and said i'm not playing. >> espn steven a. smith had a detailed account. but they were saying all the right things at practice yesterday. >> steven a. smith said that draymond said he wouldn't come back in the second half. >> steven a. said that? it's my mistake i didn't see him in the locker room. >> i would never quit on my teammates as some have reported. i would never quit on my coaching staff. i would never quit on this organization. >> shark gm doug wilson has been feeling better than he did a year ago. san jose headed toward the playoffs hosting montreal last
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night. chris hits carlson who knocks it in on the fly. to beat the canadians by four. they are four points out of the pacific division lead. how about that? warriors already in playoffs. sharks in the playoffs. and could be headed for the lead. warriors play tonight. that is where our sports cast will emanate from this evening. we'll see you there. >> thank you. we are digging deep for our play of the day. closing seconds got a high school game in rhode island. state title on the line. they thought they won the game but not so fast. to-59 finish. >> yeah a little inbounds alley oop. the charges won the state title. the final 60-59. that is your play of the day. it is 6:25 right now. this could be the defining day in a race for the presidential
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nomination. we'll break down all the super tuesday action straight ahead. >> and i'm kiet do live in downtown san jose. the county board of supervisors will vote on a buddhist history of annoying its neighbors. ,,,,,,,,,,
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getting much worse. a frightening scene at a bay area gas station as employees race to stop a bad situation from getting much worse. >> a big blow to law enforcement. >> over the next ten days we will see a foot of rain in the bay area. i'll tell you when it will begin.
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>> and already a busy ride at the bay bridge. we now have an accident. details coming up. good morning. it's tuesday, it's march 1st i'm michelle griego. >> and i'm frank mallicoat. it's 6:30. >> it could be make or break for presidential hopefuls today. >> voters at more than a dozen super tuesday states are helping to decide their parties nominees. hundreds of delegates at stake. let's go live to washington, d.c.. cbs reporter weijia jiang has more at what is at stake on this super tuesday. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. it's certainly a dash for delegates today even though by the numbers front runners trump and clinton will not be able to clench the nomination. they can get a lot of momentum moving forward. we have seen in the past few days a series of wild, aggressive attacks by ted cruz and marco rubio but today voters will decide if it's too late to stop trump. polls are now open at sites across the country as americans
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in a dozen states head out to vote. last night donald trump already predicted a super tuesday victory during a rally in georgia. >> we are going to win with our military. we are going to win, win, win. >> reporter: latest poll shows the republican presidential front runner leading both nationally and in several key states. marco rubio has tried to halt the billionaires momentum. hammering him for days. most recently for failing to immediately disavow former kkk leader david duke who announced his support for trump. >> there is no room in the conservative movement for the kkk, for david duke, or anyone who will not condemn them. >> reporter: ted cruz is banking on a win in his home state to keep his campaign alive. political analysts expect hillary clinton to pick up many more delegates than bernie sanders today. and that could make it tough for him to catch up. >> what we need to do together is make america whole again. >> reporter: sanders voted at a
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polling station in his home state of vermont this morning. >> i'm confident that if there is a large voter turn out today across this country, we are going to do well. >> reporter: the vermont senator says he intends to take his campaign all the way to the democratic convention. and as for the republican convention, if trump becomes the nominee, there are already rumblings within the republican party that some people might try to launch a third party candidate because they think they simply will not support trump. a trump win they say could not only impact the nomination, but also races in congress and for governor across the country and they do not want to take that risk. >> it sounds like hillary clinton is already looking ahead to the general election. so if bernie sanders loses badly today, do you think he will drop out? >> if you ask bernie sanders, he will tell you absolutely not. especially because he has the money to keep ongoing. in february he raised $42
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million. a huge number. especially because a lot of people thought he couldn't stay in this long so he is showing here i am. i have the support and i'm not going anywhere. >> it should be a super tuesday indeed. weijia jiang live for us in washington, d.c.. yosemite national park is keeping its name. >> so for example the awani motel is the majestic motel. this is the first time visitors and they took it all in stride. >> they have brochures laying there that said they were going to be changing their name and everything. and sol i was telling judy, i said we'll go to bed in one motel and wake up in another one in the morning [ laughter ] >> good point. good point. this is all because of a dispute between the national park service and a company by
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the name of delaware north. that company used to operate facilities in yosemite. delaware north owns the rights to the name and wants more than $50 million for them. a historic site outside the awani hotel was stolen over the weekend. park rangers are not sure if it was vandalism or someone looking for a souvenir. >> i just love him and his wife judy. you go to bed in one hotel and wake up in another. how many of us have an opportunity to say that? >> not many. we had really interesting doings. we just ended the month. it will be a miracle march. we should see a foot of rain over the next ten days. this is the scene right now with the leading edge of an area of low pressure off our coast. spilling a shield of clouds over the bay area. right now temperatures into the 40s and 50s. if you are keeping track, it's a couple degrees warmer than a couple hours ago.
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satellite radar that is where we see the clouds. you just saw the live weather camera. these are the clouds associated with an area of low pressure to the north of us. here's our future rainfall totals. computer models suggest right there look at the areas in red up to three and four inches of rain over most urban areas within seven days. 4-6 inches around most of our areas within the next ten days. and a foot in the highest elevations. right here in the bay area. not today. today we've got sunny skies. temperatures not quite as warm as yesterday when we had record levels. we'll see 60s and 70s. i got your full forecast coming up. let's check the roadways. if you plan on taking the bay bridge, extra busy. just before -- right around 880 over crossing. we are seeing flashing lights. it is blocking lane number 16.
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from the carquinez bridge all the way down to the maze. we are seeing slow and go conditions on the east shore freeway. northbound 880 starting to get a bit busy as well as you head into downtown oakland. 238 to the maze looking at a 17 minute ride right now. we have a stalled vehicle at the high-rise on the san mateo bridge. you can see traffic is crawling along 27 minutes between 880 and 101. workers continue to clear out a homeless encampment under the central freeway in san francisco. now workers are urging anyone to leave past last week. homeless advocates say the city needs to help find them somewhere to go though instead of just making them move. muni's newest buses are having a hard time navigating san francisco's steep hills.
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the new coaches cost $1 million each. the 60-foot rides can carry dozen more passengers than previous models but the new buses struggle to climb some of san francisco's steepest street. muni says they were aware they were not designed for grades above 10%. a gas station in san francisco is damaged after a shuttle bus burst into flames. it happened yesterday. take a look at the 25 passenger bus pulled into the station at ninth and howard streets. the driver reported the bus was over heating. when the bus caught fire workers immediately used an emergency gasoline shut off system. >> when the car starts smoking, we did it right away. that 19 first thing we -- that is the first thing we have to do. >> pretty loud. the bus company says the vehicle was a paratransit mini
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bus. one had to be treated for minor injuries. truck plowed -- the the driver was treated for nonlife threatening injuries. it should be a heated meeting in the board of supervisor chambers today as a proposed buddhist temple is on the agenda. kiet do is joining us live to explain why the temple is so controversial. kiet. >> reporter: good morning. the big question before the county board of supervisors today has these buddhist monks learned their lesson and should they be allowed to build a temple. very quickly they set up temporary structures and brought in hundreds of worshipers by the bus load. neighbors complained of music and chanting that could be heard for blocks. the temple was slapped with a
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restraining order. racked up more than $90,000 in fines. the temple has cleaned up its act. volunteers who stepped in to help says the buddhist leaders were not familiar with the process. now they want to build a brand new temple. and the county should remember the temple has a history of being a bad neighbor. >> it was about the land use and disturbances to the neighborhood and environment. >> i don't think there were good representatives of the buddhist faith. >> reporter: now the temple has appealed those fines. the board is set to vote on this at 9:00 a.m. this morning. kiet do kpix 5. apple wins a legal victory. the request was part of a case against a convicted drug dealer. apple is fighting another request by the fbi to unlock the iphone of one of the san bernardino shooters.
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last week police arrested zachary drew for an alleged sexual relationship with one of his students. police say hay were surprised to learn that the principal nicholas kim already knew about the allegation. state law says school staff must report incidents within 36 hours. the department of education site says it's not the job of the mandated reporter to determine whether allegations are valid. kim told police he didn't call them because the students denied the allegations. time is 6:40. a string of freeway shootings may have drivers rethinking their way to work. what the chp is doing to calm those fears. >> and storms uncover more of the bay areas forgotten history. ,,
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after a dozen record high temperatures on leap day. today just a couple degrees cooler but well above average. good morning, san francisco with the forecast high of 69. 60s at the beaches. partly cloudy along the peninsula in the 70s. hi there milpitas your forecast high at 71 degrees. east bay numbers stacking up nicely in the 60s and low to mid 70s. north bay numbers from 67- degrees in stinson beach to 70 in napa. a few sprinkles late today in windsor at 70 degrees. a big purchase in the works for one of san jose's biggest companies. >> joining us now is jason brooks. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, michelle and frank. cisco is deepening its involvement in cloud control. clicker specializes in technology for companies that take a hybrid approach to cloud computing where they have physical servers with data but they also use external networks for cloud services.
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cisco really trying to be the go between. and cloud computing one of the bright spots. sales force and workday each specializing in cloud based software. had very big quarters and awarded by shareholders. 2015 was a record year for car and truck sales. and 2016 is off to a pretty good start. they are reporting their february sales and so far so good. ford sales up 20%. that is much better than expected. strong sales across the slide. fiat saw its sales rise 12%. jeep and ram pick ups saw sales go up over 20%. stock market looking to rebound after yesterday's minor selloff. and off to a decent start. dow up by 85 points. nasdaq gaining 31. s & p is up by 11 points. michelle and frank, back to
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you. >> the beginning of a super tuesday. >> yeah. we certainly could use it. >> no kidding. jason brooks, thank you. there seems to be no end in sight for a rash of shootings on interstate 80. since november there have been seven shootings. two have been fatal including the latest one saturday in richmond. >> there is always concern that someone would be caught in a cross fire. innocent bystander. how do you put their minds at ease? >> we've had seven incidents. only two were effected. >> that is still scary. >> reporter: when you go down interstate 80, do you think about it? >> yeah. i thought about it this morning. >> reporter: police believe the freeway shootings which started in early november are likely gang related. but they would not say which gangs. investigators say this weekends
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latest victim 39-year-old leslie graham shot while driving this jeep had strong ties to a north richmond gang. >> does it ease your mind when police say it's gang related? >> no. >> reporter: why? >> because i don't know. i don't know if it's a stray shooting. you know. if they are doing gang violence. i don't know if i get hit by a stray bullet i'm still scared. >> reporter: duh driver krista feels differently. >> don't feel as threatened. if it was random, i would feel more scared. >> reporter: the seven shootings have happened at all hours of the day from rush hour to the middle of the night. what more is chp doing to stop the shooter or shooters? >> we have extra patrols in the area. we have officers on scene here. we're keeping an eye on the corridor. that being said our officers can't be everywhere at once. >> reporter: 70 million vehicles cross this stretch of the freeway every single year. chp says you're more likely to
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be in a traffic accident here than shot by another driver. in richmond mark kelly kpix 5. >> chp urges anyone who uses that stretch of i-80 to drive defensively and be aware of other cars on the roadway. let's talk roadways thousand. see how the traffic is on this tuesday. >> it's busy out to san mateo bridge. we just got word of an accident involving a motorcycle right before the toll plaza. we are seeing delays as you make that trek off of 880 heading toward the san mateo bridge. you can see traffic is crawling along through this portion. that is because we also had a stalled vehicle near the high- rise. so it's a very busy ride as you work your way out of hayward. 36 minutes for your drive time. getting to the bridge is a struggle as well. southbound 880 really bogged down at least around from 238 bogging down from there all the way to union city. you will see delays into fremont. give yourself a few extra minutes to make that trek. northbound 880 doing a little
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bit better. right now traffic is looking okay through this portion. southbound looks good through here but again it gets really slow into hayward. elsewhere bay bridge they cleared that accident out of lanes right around the toll plaza. 40 minutes off the east shore freeway. the metering lights remain on. if you are backed up on westbound 580 as well. you can see slow and go conditions on 580. i had a couple stalled vehicles for that ride. it's all been cleared out of lanes but the damage is done. here's roberta. what time is it? weather watcher time. michelle please don't say hammer time. >> hammer time. >> i knew she was going to go there. it's time to check in with my bff or as known weather watchers. 44-degrees that would be peggy rogers. let's see what she has to say
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from petaluma. >> pretty sky this morning. let's head from petaluma from the north bay and south bay. san jose, yes. it's a great start to your tuesday. first day of a brand new month which i will refer to as our miracle march. 40s and 50s. a couple degrees warmer than yesterday. we'll have dry air mass in place. lacking the fog. if you suffer from allergies, it will be very uncomfortable. meanwhile what you need to know today is we have another dry day. we have another day with temperatures unseasonably mild but not that record warmth we experienced 24 hours ago. it was 71 in san francisco. it was 80 in santa cruz. we have 78 there today. meanwhile rain will be returning to the bay area. saturday lite radar this is the leading edge of an air of low pressure. this is the frontal boundary hanging up against the pacific northwest. watch our future cast. what we are looking at is the first area of low pressure. it will plow through that storm
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door and carve a path for more storms to roll into our bay area. few sprinkles tonight in the north bay. wednesday we do see the frontal boundary moving through the bay area. producing a half an inch of rain to the north. as it sags to the south, we will see lesser amounts. anywhere from a tenth to a quarter inch of rain. here's your thursday. morning commute will be wet. and we will see the precipitation trailing off. over the next ten days 4-6 inches of rain across our need area. a foot of rain in the coastal ranges. today with the sunshine 60s and 70s. weak disturbance over night wednesday into thursday. a strong powerful system with gusty winds saturday. moderate rain on sunday. and weaker system by monday. make it a great tuesday. >> thank you. people are flocking to a rather unusual site at san francisco's ocean beach. >> big waves have unearthed a fascinating piece of transit history. these cobblestone steps were hidden under sand for decades. while neighborhood grown up
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says they were part of a pedestrian tunnel built in the 1920s. and it's how people got to the beach instead of crossing a busy road. now locals are wondering what new storms could reveal. >> you know the mystery of mother nature and you never know what will be covered or exposed. it's exciting. >> but the window may be winding down to see this piece of history in person. shifting sand is covering up the cobblestone steps. supervisors in sonoma are considering flashing parking fees at under developed coastal trails. they might get rid of a $7 marking and use fee in beau degeorgia bay and slash fees at five public access points. but under the proposal, visitors will have to pay for parking at fully developed county beaches. california lawmakers begin debate on a package of gun regulations today. >> and just about an hour
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supporters of alex nieto are expected here. five things to know at the - republican voters in 12 stas five things to know at the - i want to show you some cutting edge technology. this is a vhs tape. push that tape in and hit play. this is a flip phone. have you seen these before? it's called a compact disc. oh. looks like we're getting a facsimile. what year is it to you? it's old. you'd rather use newer technology? definitely. well, i've got something to show you. this is the 2016 chevy volt. it uses extended range electric technology. the prius hybrid uses battery technology developed 15 years ago. chevy expects volt drivers to get over a thousand miles between fill ups. it's got every technology there is. the prius actually belongs on the table.
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tuesday. the latest c-n-n donald trump wi five things if know. republican voters in 12 states head to the polls on this super tuesday. the latest cnn poll has donald trump with nearly triple the support of his nearest republican rival marco rubio. ted cruz is hoping for a victory in his home state of texas to remain competitive in the state. >> and democrats in 11 states hope their nominating contest today hilly clinton expected to rack up more delegates than bernie sanders today. vermont senator says he plans to campaign all the way to the
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convention. workers are clearing out a homeless encampment in san francisco. the tend city popped up on division street because of recent rain and forced relocation because of super bowl events. california lawmakers will begin discussion on four new bills regulating guns. one involves rifles with the so- called bullet button which allows magazines to be easily detached and another would expand the definition of an assault weapon. san francisco prosecutors are expected to announce charges against sheriffs deputies accused of making inmates fite. according to the chronicle two deps and one former deputy will be charged. they forced inmates to fight for entertainment and gamble on the matches. i'm jackie ward in san francisco where the trial of alex nieto's parents verses the city is about to get under way. he was killed two years ago by police. police are very upset and they will come to show their support at the federal building. the parents of nieto have filed
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a lawsuit against the stay of san francisco and sfpd for what they allege is the wrongful death and civil rights violation of their son. he was killed on march 21st, 2014 when four officers fired the shots that killed him. the exact events leading up to the moments that police fired off dozens of rounds will be argued at trial. >> the san francisco police department killings have been happening a lot of the information gets oppressed and that is what we are afraid of. that is what we are working on now to get all that information out. >> reporter: nieto's death already added to the growing problem with sfpd. the supporters will be joined here today for the justice for mario woods. two other men shot and killed by police. they are expected in just about an hour at 8:00 this morning.
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the trial starts at 9:00. in san francisco jackie ward kpix 5. trouble on the san mateo bridge. we had a stalled vehicle that slowed traffic down. now we have an accident just before the toll plaza. this blocking lane so busy ride 32 minutes between 880 and 101 if you are going from hayward to foster city. south 880 really slow out of hayward. it looks like you are sluggish all the way down to fremont and busy through antioch. >> i wanted to share with you this particular satellite and radar. you see all of those clouds. this is what it looks like over the sky of san francisco. isn't that very cool? or am i just a weather geek? [ laughter ] 40s and 50s. our temperatures just coming down a couple degrees. still unseasonably mild. 60s and 70s. few sprinkles tonight in the north by. big time rain on saturday through monday. >> thank you for watching
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