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crescent avenue yesterday evening. >> firefighters say the driver was trucking a load of heavy asphalt up a steep windy hill. but the truck started going backward and land in a garage instead. the accident moved the foundation five feet and now the truck is propping up the garage, which is preventing it from falling. so firefighters are carefully trying to remove the vehicle. >> this is a first for me. we have had structures before. not this severe. the drivers was the only one hurt. he broke his arm jumping out of the runaway truck. >> uber, lyft and other ridesharing companies could soon have a major makeover to their policies and their procedures. california public utilities commission is meeting today to go over just that. and kpix 5 reporter kiet do joins us live in san jose with more. good morning. california has been setting the pa he is for the nation when it comes to regulating ridesharing companies. this time looks to be no different. the public utilities commission will be taking up what they call phase 2 which is more
evolutionary than revolutionary. now, some of these proposed changes include inspections every 12 months or 50,000 miles whichever comes first, by a licensed shop. maintain records on inspections, insurance and driver background checks that the state can review at any time. logos must appear on the front and rear of the car. ridesharing companies would have to certify how they calculate fares and if a car is leased by the driver that contract would have to be longer than four months. now, in the past, we have reported on these lease agreements that drivers sign true partners between the ridesharing companies and leasing startups. for drivers with all kinds of credit scores, it can be a good deal at first especially with all the discounts. kelsey who paid $800 a month was one of the first to sign up but then lyft started slashing fares. >> this is not economically viable any longer. we have had five rate cuts since i started driving. >> reporter: today's meeting is set for 9:30 this morning in san francisco. >> what about mandatory fingerprints for drivers? >> reporter: yeah. you know, uber and lyft have
been fighting that proposal fiercely. it looks like the public utilities commission will be taking up the issue again in 60 days. live in downtown san jose, kiet do, kpix 5. it is 6:02 right now. let's check the roads with gianna. how's it looking? >> it's not too bad actually. some better news to report across the bay bridge this morning. we had a broken-down vehicle right at treasure island. that's cleared out. traffic better across the upper deck. quite a few delays toward the toll plaza out of the maze and off the eastshore freeway as well as north 880 in oakland. metering lights are turned on at 5:30 so busy there. once you get past that, eastshore freeway easing up into san francisco. cummings skyway in the clearing stages an accident no delays in either direction of 80 through there. westbound sluggish right
through berkeley but overall quiet. golden gate bridge quiet as well out of marin. it's been easy so far throughout the morning. we have a wind advisory that was issued by chp. so be careful as you work your way across the span into san francisco. and it's business as usual. commuting off the westbound 580, slow-and-go coming away from 205. you hit the brakes about greenville. gets better past there and then you're doing okay at the dublin interchange. drive times from the top of the pass to 680 was only 16 minutes right there. and northbound 101 morgan hill we're starting to see traffic backed up through there. gets better, not too many trouble spots on 101, 280 and 92 through the peninsula. roberta? we are going to head over to at&t park right here in the city of san francisco. good morning, everyone. this is the scene of today's home opener as san francisco giants play host to the dreaded los angeles dodgers. game time is at 1:35. wow! since 2000, yeah, the year 2000, it's been the home of our
san francisco giants. here's your forecast for today at the ballpark. lucky you. game time temperatures going to be in the mid-60s. it's going to be much cooler today than yesterday. you will feel the difference. breezy southwest winds at times 10 to 20 miles an hour as jake peavey takes the mound for the good guys. live weather camera looking out at partly mostly cloudy skies at the city by the bay, the city of san francisco. yesterday 87 degrees. today 21 degrees cooler than on wednesday. it's 64 now. it's slow to cool due to the increasing cloud cover and south winds. temperatures in the 60s today at the beaches. 70s into santa clara valley. 74 down from 88 yesterday. swing around to the eastern portion of the bay area. gusty winds southwest 20 to 30 miles per hour. out of the 90s. and to the 60s and 70s around suisun bay in the mid- to high 60s. it will be 63 degrees and blustery in bodega bay as well
as stinson beach up to 67 degrees cloudy in novato cloud cover also in cloverdale backing through clearlake. and, of course, you have another baseball game today. kendall graveman is a probable pitcher for the oakland a's. 68 degrees and very breezy to windy conditions. go a's. thank you. the graffiti problem has gotten so bad in san jose, vandals are hitting city hall. not once, but over and over again! and now the city is getting aggressive. it's paying for private security to look out for vandals 24/7. mayor sam liccardo said the city can't afford to put cops on graffiti watch so the money for the guards will come from the public works facilities management budget. the pizza shop across the street from city hall has dealt with the problem for years and they are welcoming the extra eyes. >> we need it. this street's -- this graffiti stuff happens all the time. whether it's outside on the windows, it's inside, people coming into the bathrooms, stuff like that, so daily to weekly. >> the city says it's also
thinking about adding more surveillance cameras and lights around city hall. a 12-second video on social media has prompted a hate crime investigation in the city of modesto. veronica de la cruz shows us the apparent threat sent through snapchat. [ yelling, laughing and cursing ] [ gunshot ] >> reporter: a white student sent this to a black student at modesto central catholic high school. an attorney for the recipient's family said the video was received on march 25. but when school officials were alerted they took no immediate action. >> when the school knows for a fact that a threat has been made on a student's life and that there's guns involved and there's a noose and a direct threat is made, at that point, they should have acted in the best interests of all the students on campus. and they should have notified the police. >> reporter: that accusation had the school back pedaling a bit now that the video has been made public. the president of the school
says there is an internal investigation. >> you can always second-guess yourself on the immediacy of the situation and certainly in this day and time but we absolutely want our students to feel safe. we want to respond aggressively. >> despite the promise to respond aggressively, the family's attorney says no disciplinary action has been taken just yet. modesto police are also investigating. in san francisco, today a board of supervisors committee will consider changing the so- called sanctuary law. the law restricts san francisco's cooperation with federal immigration agents and has been the source of much controversy. it was in the spotlight last year after a man wanted for deportation was released from a san francisco jail. he was later accused of killing a woman. also in san francisco, mayor lee has decided to keep the pier 80 homeless shelter open longer. it was initially scheduled to close at the end of march. lee also hopes to open up to
200 units in old renovated hotels this summer. state lawmakers are trying to prevent water contamination here like what happened in flint, michigan. it would require cities and water districts to make water safe first to their own areas before offering service elsewhere. >> hundreds of thousands of families are living throughout california in communities that have no access to save and reliable drinking water or adequate sanitation services. upon further study, we learned that these small communities are often situated adjacent to brand-new developments that have modern up-to-date amenities. >> the bill passed in a 5-1 vote. stanford university says more than 70 laptop computers have been stolen on campus since september. investigators believe a man posing as a student or employee may be involved. the thefts took place in offices, research facilities and student residences. time now 6:08. gop presidential contenders are focused on california for the
first time in decades. which way bay area republicans are leaning. >> reporter: the wait is over. the san francisco giants are back in town for their home opener against the l.a. dodgers. we'll take you right to the field at at&t park. >> look at lucky you, jackie! good morning, everyone. we'll have that giants forecast for you as well as we're tracking temperatures 20 degrees cooler today and rain. >> it is a sportsapalooza today in the bay area. all the games that may affect your drive coming up. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
they host the dodgers. game time 1:35 in the mid-60s. blustery winds. we have the full forecast coming up in less than four minutes. first one sexual harassment scandal breaks and then a domino effect apparently over at uc-berkeley. ten new cases from as far back as 2008 have come to light. tyann sorrell says she was preyed upon by a former law school dean when she was his assistant and now she is suing the dean and the university. she told us the school failed to protect her as an employee. muni is getting fed up with people who search for exact change and hold up buses and trains. under a new budget, the sfmta would charge riders an extra 25 sends if they don't board with a quick tap of a clipper card. supporters say it will speed up the entire system. critics say it's not right for those who rarely ride. the agency may also charge for metered parking at night. city supervisors still have to approve the budget. time for traffic and
weather. good day for baseball and to commute. i guess everyone is coming in later. >> can i say something really fast? let's see if we can work with our director. we are seeing shades of orange of our san francisco giants! >> mother nature is a giants fan! [ laughter ] >> no, we'll put some green in there for the a's, too. >> is that blew up there, too? >> no! -- is that blew up there, too? >> no! >> that's bad! [ laughter ] >> have to have a contrarian up here. >> 16th season at willie mays plaza. >> they have won 13 out of 16 home owners. >> great. >> hopefully jake peavey will make it happen today on the mound. [ applause ] >> we'll see. it's going to be busy heading to the balm game today. we have all kinds of stuff -- to the ballgame today. we have all kinds of stuff happening. we have a ladder at golden gate bridge at vista point that may slow you down on the bridge this morning. into san francisco it's okay. we have a wind advisory in
effect for the golden gate bridge. the larkspur ferry will be running to at&t today. that's a good choice. you have a lot of options to the games. you can use bart a great choice. caltrain if you are coming from the peninsula. and bart looks good as you work your way towards oakland, as well. metering lights are on at the bay bridge. the stalled vehicle near treasure island is gone but the damage is done. slowdowns at westbound 580 through the maze. we have the a's at first pitch 12:35 taking on the white sox at the coliseum so busy conditions expected on 880 later on. right now 880 is okay. we are seeing extra volume on the northbound side into downtown oakland. looks like 880 starting to bog down a bit as you work your way around 238 southbound into hayward heading towards the san mateo bridge. warriors are in town tonight, as well. they are taking on the spurs at oracle. so again 880 will be busy again this evening. so give yourself a few extra minutes going to oracle.
giants first pitch at 1:35. 280 extension will be very slow especially towards king street. expect delays along 101 and the bay bridge a lot of delays, as well. so i'm excited. i'm looking forward to today, roberta. it's an exciting day for all parts fans. good morning, everyone! we are seeing more orange in our sunrise this morning as we take a bird's-eye view out from the transamerica pyramid looking east. increasing cloud cover. currently we have air temperatures pretty much in the 50s and 60s. we are seeing a little bit of a glimpse like a glitch on our weather camera. we'll try that one more time and see if we can queue that up. we do have increasing cloud cover and south winds. now it just wants to keep on freezing up there. let's see if we can advance the computer ever so gently here. air temperatures again in the 50s and 60s. let's see if we can look at the wind speeds. i'll just manually operate this and see if we can get our computer going. no, doesn't seem like anything wants to work over here this morning now. but nonetheless, the winds are
currently slight. but will continue to increase today out of the southwest 10 to 20 miles per hour. there we go. you know what? sometimes it just takes a good kick, you know? 64 degrees in san francisco. 56 santa rosa. wind speeds light except at the delta up to 23 miles per hour. these winds will blow out of the southwest 20 to 30 miles an hour today. so becoming blustery during the afternoon hours with increasing clouds. unsettled through the weekend. rain showers lifting towards los angeles. clouds moving into the santa clara valley lifting to the north bay. high pressure moving out traversing to the each. we have a shield of clouds today. that's what's keeping the temperatures mild right now friday spotty hit-and-run showers. saturday scattered showers, as well. perhaps as much as a half inch of rain in the highest elevations around the bay area. sunday unsettled with the chance of rain. sunrise and sunset and smack in
between today numbers coming down 21 degrees. it was 87 degrees in san francisco yesterday. today 66. got a ballgame a home opener today today's temperatures into the mid-60s with the cloud cover and the breezy conditions. go, giants. and the a's also have a game today. partly to mostly cloudy skies also mid-60s. make it a great day. >> all right, roberta. thank you. a new field poll suggests donald trump will win california's republican presidential primary. trump is currently the choice of 39% of the state's likely gop voters. followed by ted cruz at 32, john kasich at 18. polls show support for trump and cruz various in different regions. state. in the bay area, the numbers for trump and cruz are the same with kasich getting more support. cruz leads trump in los angeles county. the central valley and the sierra. 159 of california's 172 delegates at the republican national convention will determined by who wins the most
votes within each of the 53 congressional districts. it's opening day and in just a few hours at&t park will be will be a battleground between the giants and the dodgers. kpix 5's jackie ward is live at at&t park with the scoop on the season before today's big home opener. jackie. >> reporter: it's a pretty hard assignment, you know, sitting in beautiful at&t park watching the sunrise on opening day. you really can't beat it. all i need are some garlic fries. stacey slaughter with the giants is here to tell us about another season, the 16th season at at&t park. hard to believe. >> it's actually the 17th. because we started in 2000 and we keep saying this is the new ballpark and it feels new every year. but it's -- it is our 17th of season. >> reporter: unbelievable. so what can fans -- anything extra they can look forward to on opening day or the season in general. opening day is always like the first day of school.
everyone comes back together. it's a big family reunion. our players, our fans, front office, we have some new food items. we have a variety of giveaways this year including today we'll give away our traditional opening day calendar. and we have, you know, a gazillion bobble heads we are giving away this season. so those are always a fan favorite. i think fans are just ready to go. >> reporter: no kidding. you couldn't have asked for a better day with the weather. it was a little hot yesterday. but this is pretty perfect. >> yeah. i think it's supposed to be 65 at game time which is perfect. it's one of the sunniest spots in san francisco and i think it's going to be a magical day. >> does your communications office have a busy off season? what were you working on. people always ask me what do you do on the off season? do you go on vacation? it's busier during the off season sometimes during the season simply because we're planning for the new year, we do a lot of improvements on the ballpark, we're painting, we're doing construction, um, so sometimes you get to opening day and you're like finally the season is here and you can have
that's why we have public transportation. ♪ good morning, everyone. sonny gray missed opening day with food poisoning. he was back on the hill last night and poisoned the chicago white sox bats. hoping to win the a's first game of the season. in the bottom of the second he got support. oakland goes opposite field. that's mark canha's first homer of the year and the a's had a 2- 0 lead. gray's pre-game meal must have gone down just fine. he allowed one run in seven innings. he struck out five. and oakland is in the win column for the first time this year 2-1. they will wrap up that series, today. jeff samardzija looking to win for the first time in ten starts in milwaukee. matt duffy did his fair share. there goes his second homer of the year.
the giants hit 6 home runs in the series and led at that point, 2-1. but it's not a good fit for samardzija. chris carter goes yard and drove in the eventual game winner. samardzija went 5 and 1/3rd 1/3rd. he got a no decision. brewers and giants 4-3 and the giants undefeated season is no more. at augusta the par three contest on the 4th hole. justin thomas with the ace from 130-yard out. but not to be outdone on the very next shot one of thomas' partners, ricky fowler, look at his shot! you got to be kidding me! back-to-back aces! the third player in that group was jordan spieth. he was unable to complete the hat trick. as you know, opening day, the giants and the dodgers, doesn't get any better than that. the dodgers come to town having won three straight games, 27 scoreless innings! be tough to beat. we'll be there this afternoon and tonight. i'm dennis o'donnell. see you from at&t.
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>> and the backlash against religious freedom law in mississippi has reached all the way here to the bay area. >> hey, good morning from the kpix 5 weather center. today, 21 degrees cooler in san francisco plus we are going to track rain together. >> and your morning commute is in full swing. a couple of new hot spots on 680. details coming right up. good morning. it's april 7th and a blessed day because it's time for baseball at at&t park. giants and dodgers today at 1:35 for the first pitch. >> hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. time now 6:30. a big break in the investigation into a string of unsolved shootings on busy bay area freeways. mccoy tiasawan is accused of firing at a car on highway 4 in pittsburg last friday. a man, two women and a child were inside. he is the first person arrested in the case. kpix 5 reporter emily turner tagged along with police in richmond implementing a new
strategy to keep everyone safer safer. >> reporter: it's not even 5:00. only 45 minutes into a joint strategic operation in richmond and there is already one man on the run. [ siren ] >> reporter: less than 15 minutes later this man gets arrested wanted for attempted murder. it's happening in richmond but it's a solution to the recent spree of highway shootings across the east bay. >> things are not random. we know they're targeted but we're out there working diligently. we're working with our allied partners to get the message out to the gang members that this type of behavior won't be tolerated. >> reporter: there have been 16 freeway shootings reported in alameda and contra costa counties since november. chp says most of the gangs involved come from the richmond area and the violence spills over to the highways. so to stop it, this task force starts at the source. >> you have to tell me where you're at. >> reporter: so they start here and then go to the freeway? california highway patrol has joined forces with 15 other
federal, state and local agencies to make that happen. so far there have been three of these operations with marked patrols, undercover officers, canine and helicopters. in the last 90 days they have taken 29 illegal guns off the streets and made 69 felony gang- related arrests including this man the first arrest of an accused freeway shooter. >> we want to let the public know we're out here. we're working hard to solve these cases. they are very important to us, it's a top priority. we are trying to get to the bottom of what happened and hold them accountable for what they're doing. >> reporter: emily turner, kpix 5. >> investigators wouldn't tell us much but say this isn't the last time they will be looking for gang members. in tuesday's sweep at least six people were arrested. ridesharing apps have changed the way we all get around for a while and now they are under the microscope. the california public utilities commission is reviewing the rules and the regulations for both uber and lyft. kpix 5 reporter kiet do joins us live in san jose with
details about the changes that could be coming. kiet, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the ridesharing economy is growing and evolving so are the laws and so it makes what we do here in california important because the rest of the country tends to adopt our regulations so here are some of the proposed changes including inspections every 12 months or 50,000 miles, whichever comes first, by a licensed shop; maintain records on inspections; insurance and driver background checks that the state can review at any time. logos must on the front and rear. ridesharing companies would have to certify how they calculate fares and if a car is leased by the driver that contract would have to be longer than four months. now, in the past, we have reported on these lease agreements that drivers sign through partners between the ridesharing companies and the leasing startups. for drivers with all kinds of credit scores, it can be a good deal at first especially with all the discounts. we showed some of the contracts to a consumer protection agency at bay area legal aid who says they are seeing more and more drivers come in for help. what's more, they are commercial leases that are not
covered under consumer protection laws. >> this is one more bill one more debt they can't pay with serious consequences if it's not paid. >> reporter: and there was a vote set for today at 9:30 in the morning in san francisco. it has been postponed for two weeks. back to you. >> kit, what about driver training. >> reporter: yeah. you know, a lot of companies pretty much do their own thing. the puc doesn't set any kind of firm standard. so some companies require their drivers to watch online videos, others have them take quizzes or listen to pod cadillac. it all depends. live in downtown san jose, kiet do, kpix 5. today it's time for the san francisco giants to have their home opener. this is live over at&t park from chopper 5. cool. >> i was going to say look pretty from that elevation. here's some preparations before the first pitch is thrown this afternoon. she has slumbered for 189 days
but at&t park is getting its baseball back on. hoping day preps in full swing. nothing like the sweet smell of grass. willie mack is ready. so time to fill these seats and -- >> play ball! >> a great day with the family. every >> it brings summertime thoughts, sunshine as you mentioned, and just a great old day with the family. >> opening day is all the promise of a new year, excited about what may happen. every team believes this is their year. >> reporter: the giants won three of the last six years, 2010, 2012 and 2014. what year is it? >> 2016! >> how many days have you heard that even year thing? >> we have been hearing that a lot, and we don't like to create any false expectations but we are feeling really good about this team. >> reporter: and they should. with seven new faces including johnny cueto who pitched 7 innings of one run ball in his debut and new centerfielder
denard span who raked in 5 hibs in the milwaukee opener. solid and so is at&t park. the park has new safety netting behind home place. -- home plate. yes, it's all about the fans. >> how does she look. i think it looks good. we are ready to go. >> reporter: if you do go, on the first friday of each month, be prepared to buy a new lid. 7 new styles including flowered and camouflage introduced each month. but warning! they do come with a major league price tag. 35 bucks there per hat. the giants have three new jerseys, too, one is gray, cool. $225 for those. if you are going to the game -- >> does it say crawford? >> whatever you like. >> gonzales! [ laughter ] >> you know is just one of the most beautiful parks in all of america. >> it really is. >> i have been to just about every mlb park. it reminds me of the new mets stadium and camden yards. it's so gorgeous. willie mays plaza.
that's going to be the scene today. who loves a good splash when the ball is hit out? it's going to be problem to have a slash today because of the winds will be blowing out of the south 10 to 20 with gusts up to 30. balls will be going a little to the left there. >> they already have five or six home runs with three games in milwaukee. may see one. >> that was inside with pay dome. >> okay, roberta. [ laughter ] >> good morning, everyone! if you are heading out to at&t park today, boy, lucky you! temperatures are going to be in the mid-60s a good 21 degrees cooler than what we experienced yesterday at 87 degrees. breezy southwest winds, as well. i think, you know, frank was saying mother nature is a giants fan because look at the shades of orange in the sky this morning. that's our live weather camera looking out from our kpix 5 studios towards oakland where they have a baseball game today, too. it's 64 right now in san francisco, very slow to cool due to the increasing cloud
cover. 70s on the peninsula today. south bay 74 with clouds and breezy. 60s and 70s east bay out of the 90s. blustery in stinson beach. upper 60s in sonoma today. far reaches of the north bay becoming mostly cloudy. 70 in windsor. and again, we do have an oakland a's baseball forecast, as well. we have kendall graveman on the mound the probable pitcher. he has had the flu so let's wish him good thoughts. partly cloudy 68 degrees. 680 now we have a couple of accidents that came in. one northbound and one southbound. southbound 680 right at mission boulevard south- and northbound 680 mission boulevard north word that the right lane is blocked in both accidents so maybe one and the same. we are waiting for chp to confirm. south signatures six is busy through the sunol grade. northbound not too bad. eastbound 237 at middlefield way, this wreck just reported. westbound 237 seeing a few brake lights as you come away
from 880 and again stop-and-go heading towards 101. north 101 out of the south bay 14 minutes right now 280/680 that's really going to start to fill in stays slow all the way to 237. michelle. >> thank you. today an oakland city council complete will consider a tax on sodas and other sugary drinks. the plan is similar to a law in berkeley which was passed by voters in 2014. a similar ballot measure in san francisco fell short of passing. local lawmakers are now taking a stand against the state of mississippi. this week mississippi's governor signed a religious freedom law that allows workers to deny services to gay and lesbians based on religious beliefs. so in response, the mayor of san francisco, ed lee, direct all city departments to ban publicly funded employee travel to mississippi unless it's absolutely necessary. last week mayor lee announced a similar travel ban to north carolina. time now is 6:39. a major fight over healthcare in california heads to the courtroom today. the dispute that will affect
good morning. time check 6:43 on this thursday. looking at the bay bridge, keep this in mine, san francisco was 87 yesterday, today 21 degrees cooler. out the 90s in oakland into the 60s. the full forecast is coming up. time now for a look at what's coming up later on "cbs this morning." charlie rose is standing by in new york in the big chair to tell us all about it. hey, charlie. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, frank and michelle. we're covering the fiery new york attacks between bernie sanders and hillary clinton. and all the major news of the day. plus, how police say two
brothers pulled off a lottery scam trying to steal $19 million. and this, anderson cooper and his mother gloria vanderbilt are in studio 57 about a new revealing look at their lives. and jim nantz is at augusta with the masters ceremonial tee- off with jack nicklaus and gary player. the news is back in the morning. see you at 7:00. >> you were slowing a little bit of the video of gary player with an ace at 80 years old. >> a hole in one! >> unbelievable. >> can still bring it. i know you'll be watching all weekend. enjoy, charlie. >> thank you. well, some good news regarding jobless claims. but the news is not so good for retailers that do business in a lot of malls. >> joining us now is kcbs radio's financial reporter jason brooks. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, frank and michelle. we continue to get solid signals on the u.s. job market. the labor department reporting that initial jobless claims fell by 9,000 to 267,000, four-
week average around that level, as well. it is now 57 straight weeks that we have seen jobless claims under 300,000. that's the longest streak since 1973. national unemployment rate at 5%. the company that brought the beach to the people in malls around the country is filing for bankruptcy. anaheim based pacific sunwear is hoping to avoid liquidation. it's aligning some financing in place to keep operations going while it restructures. pacific sunwear has posted annual losses going back to 2008 and its stock prices have been virtually wiped out. the stock market had a good day yesterday. it's down this morning. let's take a look at the big board. the dow dropping over 100. nasdaq down by more than 20. s&p down 10. frank and michelle, back to you. >> thank you, jason pierre-paul. -- thank you, jason brooks from
kcbs radio. it's opening day. >> just a couple of hours. it's a battle between a couple of big rivals, northern california versus southern california. we have the giants and the dodgers. >> yes. kpix 5's jackie ward is live at the ballpark with why this year could be a great one for the giants. jackie. >> reporter: well, it is 2016. it's an even numbered year. we know what that means as a giants fan, right? i'm here with mario alioto of the giants organization. thanks for waking up with us. i know it's going to be a long day. but it's a fun one. >> opening day is always fun. and always looking forward to it. you always get that special feeling on the opener that the new baseball season life is good again and fans are pumped up about the season. this whole even year thing, everyone who works for the giants wherever we went, someone would say it's an even year. we'll see if it pans out. we're excited. >> reporter: last year we didn't even make the play-offs but it was an odd number so you have to cut them some slack. it's all right. yeah. so anything big that you really
are looking forward to this year? >> we have a great line-up of promotions this year. we have the bobbleheads but we are going to unveil a new statue for gaylord perry out on second and king street. we have the 1986 team reunion this summer. we'll set great mike cruco's 30th anniversary of his 20 games won. opening up the season with the dodgers is always fun. whenever the dodgers are here it's exciting. they are here for the opener. fireworks tomorrow night. saturday baumgarner and clayton kershaw. it's a great pitching matchup. >> reporter: especially with the weather acting perfectly. it's great and so today is sold out. but you have good news for later on in the series? >> yeah. the two tickets -- there's always straggling tickets here and there. always check our website, sfgiants.com. we have tickets left for saturday. it's going to be an exciting
weekend. for that pitching matchup i would definitely take a look at it. we're excited. there's something about opening day. i was looking at the bunting. we must lead the league in bunting. there's bunting everywhere. it feels great and the ballpark looks spectacular. >> reporter: got that all american 4th of july feel. can you show off the latest bling? >> this is older but from the 2014 world series so it's beautiful. it's a little bling-y but it's the day to wear it. >> reporter: like the first day of school you have to wear your best. >> thank you. >> reporter: thank you for being with us. from at&t park, back to you. >> mario probably walks like this a little bit. >> it takes up his entir hand. >> if you look at the rings from years gone by, like from the super bowl, small, small, bigger, and really big. a dog in sacramento is doe faithing blood to help some cats -- donating blood to help some cats live. two kittens were abandoned injured and need of medical
care and that's where jenny the dog comes in. >> so in order to get the serum, we need a good amount of blood and we get that from jenny here and basically we spin it down until we get the serum on top and that's all the good stuff that's in blood. and then we use that as eyedrops for the little kittens. >> wow. >> after donating her blood, jenny then gets a special reward spending time with her favorite furry friends. very cool. >> cute story all right. time for traffic on kind of a crazy day because all the sporting teams are playing. >> they are. if you are heading to the giants game, leave early. definitely on 880 as well for oakland and white sox today. and tonight you have the warriors and you have the sharks at the tank so lots going on. lots going on on the freeways now too. westbound 580 at flynn an accident over to the right shoulder. that's a busy area as you work your way coming away from 205 on the westbound 580 so a lot of brake lights headed on that westbound side.
it gets a little better though as you work your way towards 680. your drive team now 19 minutes from the altamont pass to 680. once you connect over to 680 traffic is okay on that southbound side. at least until you get to south mission boulevard where we have reports of an accident. that's being cleared. jets north 680 a trouble spot in the right lane busy through the sunol grade. san jose busy from catch the expressway sluggish past 880. a break. north of 237 delays building on the peninsula side of north 101. 280/680 to 237 now we are looking at 16 minutes for your drive time. looks like 280 a little slow as well from san jose. the metering lights are on at the bay bridge with a backup into the maze. roberta. so we have been talking about the giants are home. the oakland a's are home. the warriors are home playing. and we also have the san jose sharks. we're taking a look at our live weather camera in san jose. but notice the orange in their skyline there. that's because the san jose
giants have a home game tonight too versus lancaster at 7 p.m. there's a lot of fun. have you ever been out to one of those ballgames before at municipal stadium? big time full! out the door today, currently some very mild temperatures for your thursday slow to cool down due to clouds. it will be mostly cloudy today. our weather watcher george says 64 degrees with the clouds and go, giants! thanks, george, for that. talking about the giants, let's go ahead and give you a san francisco giants forecast for today 1:35 first pitch as jake peavey takes the mound for the good guys. against woods for the bad guys. 65 degrees but becoming windy southwest 10 to 20 miles per hour gusting to 30. so becoming blustery. unsettled weather every day through the weekend. area of low pressure to the south is providing the cloud cover as it lifts up north. here's our satellite and radar. high pressure out of here.
low pressure squeezes in. as it does so we are calling on our futurecast. no rain in today's forecast. but watch as we approach friday. scattered hit-and-miss scattered showers off the coastline and then there's your evening commute. friday and saturday rain, spotty scattered showers. and then the possibility of a thunderstorm by saturday night. becoming dry on sunday. meanwhile, today's high temperatures pretty much in the 60s and 70s. 20 degrees cooler than yesterday. 68 degrees for the oakland a's baseball game today. cooler conditions friday through the weekend. dry skies monday through wednesday. and make it a great thursday. all right, roberta, thank you. sutter health is battling with some major u.s. employer. sutter wants employers to sign an arbitration agreement to resolving disputes. without that, providers must pay higher rates for out of network care coverage at its facilities. some companies and labor unions say sutter wants to prevent them from joining an ongoing class action lawsuit which
accuses sutter of imposing anticompetitive terms. time is 6:52. as the gop presidential contenders trade barbs on the campaign trail, a new poll reveals how californians view the candidates. >> the state of california is looking to tweak some of the rules when it comes to ridesharing companies like uber and lyft. (vo) one hundred million pounds. that's how much garbage visitors to our national parks add to the country's landfills each year. but this year, subaru is sharing their zero-landfill expertise with the national parks to work toward the goal of making garbage there a thing of the past.
kind of like this look. i'm calling it the "name your price tool" phase. whatever. lead over the other g-o-p presidential contenders in califo out five things to know at the :55. on this thursday donald trump leads other gop presidential contenders in california. 39% of republican voters favor trump 7 points ahead of ted cruz and ohio governor john kasich trails at 3 at 18%. the democrats are ramping up attacks ahead of the upcoming primary contest in new
york. bernie sanders called hillary clinton unfit for office for voting in favor of the iraq war. clinton is attacking sanders' record on gun control and says his ideas to fix wall street are unrealistic. and the state of emergency has been declared in oklahoma because of wildfires that burned more than 50,000 acres in the northwest of the state. high winds and dry conditions remain in the forecast today. today san francisco supervisors will take up a plan to tighten the city's sanctuary policy. the measure would reduce the cases when local authorities are allowed to notify the feds about an inmate's release. the sanctuary city debate was renewed after a deadly shooting on pier 14 last summer. and tonight it's not all about baseball. how about some hoops? warriors have a chance to become the second nba team ever to win 70 games. golden state hosting a very good san antonio spurs team at oracle arena and a possible preview of the western conference finals coming up in a few weeks.
the warriors need to win all four remaining games to break the bulls' record of 72 wins. i'm kiet do. we're live in downtown san jose. the state of california is considering a new round of rules for the ridesharing industry. to make it safe and fair. some changes include inspections by a licensed shop. every 12 months or 50,000 miles, whichever comes first, by a licensed shop; maintain records on inspections; insurance and driver background checks that the state can review at any time. logos must on the front and rear. ridesharing companies would have to certify how they calculate fares and if a car is leased by the driver that contract would have to be longer than four months. as for driver training the public utilities commission doesn't have specific requirements and so you have one company having mandatory online videos while another will require drivers take online quizzes or listen to podcasts. as for fingerprints, uber and lyft have been fighting it saying it's an unfair burden on their drivers. the puc will revisit that topic in 60 days. today's meeting whats set for 9:30 this morning but has been
postponed for two weeks. live in downtown san jose kiet do, kpix 5. hillcrest road closed between country hills in laurel in antioch. westbound four slow-and-go conditions as you work your way hillcrest to 242. 15 minutes for your drive time there. westbound 580 also pretty busy due to an accident north flynn. you have a backup into the altamont pass. >> big change today compared to yesterday. 21 degrees cooler in san francisco down from 87 to 66 degrees today increasing cloud cover breezy conditions, as well. slow to cool this morning. we are still in the 60s in many locations. 53 santa rosa. later today, out of the 90s, 60s and 70s will be common. but it's the southwest wind 10 to 20 at times 20 to 30 miles per hour that will make the difference. and weather will get rainy by friday. >> a question, roberta? >> yes. >> i'm going to be at the
ballpark. sweater, anything? >> yes. >> short sleeves? >> all. [ laughter ] >> all of it. >> good to know. >> look at that ballpark. isn't it beautiful? >> it's gorgeous! go, giants! captions by: caption colorado email@example.com good morning to our youers in the west. it is thursday, april 7th, 2016. welcome to "cbs this morning". bernie sanders slams hillary clinton as unqualified to be president. and the big apple fights back at ted cruz over his comments about new york values. violent video shows a texas police officer slamming a 12-year-old girl f t to the ground. what led to the confrontation. luck runs out for two brothers accused of stealing $19 million in lottery jackpots. we beginhi