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prompting renewed concern a safety on east bay highways- this time -- the victim is a pregnant woman. ghway 4 good morning. it's thursday, may 12. i'm kenny choi. >> i'm michelle griego. >> safety is a concern on east bay highways. a woman was shot and killed in pittsburg near the railroad avenue exit yesterday. kpix 5's jackie ward is live at the pittsburg police department with more. >> reporter: kenny, this is the second shooting to happen in pittsburg within the last month. and police say that's just unacceptable. they want the city to install cameras on highway 4 to hopefully stop shootings from happening. yesterday, one left a mother dead. she was 25. a mother of four with another on the way. shanique marie's family says she was in her boyfriend's lexus and they are begging people in the east bay to put their guns down. >> this is a young lady, gunned down like she was nothing. >> reporter: in a city council meeting scheduled for next week, police will ask for
$100,000 to get cameras installed as quickly as possible so drivers can feel safe and they can catch whoever the shooter is. the suspect is still out there. he was last seen fleeing the scene into white mercedes sedan. jackie ward, kpix 5. >> should drivers be worried about driving on highway 4 this morning? >> reporter: police always say it's good to be cautious on 4 or 80 where there have been other shootings. but this shooting was targeted. actually the victim's family says they believe the main victim was -- the main target was the boyfriend. he was shot in the shoulder and is in the hospital. santa clara county sheriff's depth investigators are looking into a shooting death in the santa cruz mountains south of los gatos. >> this is just a sleepy little, you know, community. wow. >> i'm shocked! horrified! >> neighbors in redwood estates are stunned at the
discovery in a home on madrone drive. witnesses described a getaway car and deputies soon found it on highway 17. the driver lost control and crashed into a wall in campbell. the passenger was hurt and later died at the hospital. the driver ran off but deputies caught him. a big sign that fire season is returning. chopper 5 was over south vallejo as firefighters put out the first significant brush fire of the season. about 30 acres burned on interstate 80 near the carquinez bridge toll plaza yesterday afternoon. the fire stopped rush hour traffic in the eastbound lanes of the highway. a car was torched but no injuries were reported. all right. let's check the morning commute now. gianna, you have details on a traffic alert? >> yes. it's in san jose this morning. it is an overturned big rig clearing hay this morning so will take time to clear it out of the roadway stuck on the side in san jose northbound 280 connector to north 880 shut down as well as the connector to southbound 17. they will try to open one lane
on the southbound 17 connector but right now you cannot make that transition at all. bascom is the best alternate. northbound 280 is the commute direction. we'll check the drive times here. looks like they are updating now. but right now we are not seeing too many delays on the main line of the freeway still early but the connector roads will be shut down for quite some time. 13 minutes on 101 right now so that's okay if you want to use that instead. guadalupe parkway not causing any problems this morning. bay bridge you are slow-and-go metering lights are on. you're backed up to the maze now with all approaches starting to feel the heat this morning with slow conditions off the eastshore freeway as well as the westbound 580. and a new accident southbound 880 right at winton already busy out of hayward coming away from 238 again on that southbound side. that's your morning drive. here's roberta. >> hey, gianna, i can just hear it right now. you have mount vaca saying, hey, coast, fog? what fog? [ laughter ] >> take a look at this. it's live, it's our weather camera atop mount vaca up about
2300 feet looking at sunrise officially at 6:02 this morning. we're seeing the beginning of another unseasonably warm day away from the bay. it is currently 49 degrees and overcast in santa rosa. low clouds and fog 54. san francisco socked in at this hour. this is a blanket of low clouds and fog. it's a return of the marine layer. it's very summer-like and it has pushed inland all the way into the central valley. 60s with partial clearing it the beaches. 60s, 70s with sunshine around the peninsula. clearing out in san jose with high of 80. go sharks. 83 degrees in brentwood. 85 in discovery bay. 60s in stinson beach with a southwest wind 10 to 20 miles per hour. low 70s in novato. and we'll top off today in the 70s and mid-80s in clearlake. we have the full forecast straight ahead at 18 minutes after the hour. ride booking company lyft and its lawyers are proposing a
revised settlement of $27 million in a federal lawsuit filed by the drivers. the money would be divided among more than 163,000 california drivers. they would continue to be classified as independent contractors instead of employees for the time being. a judge will consider the revised settlement at a hearing next month. a hunger strike is over and a deal is reached at san francisco state university over funding for the college of ethnic studies. the deal includes $482,000 in additional money for the department. a group of students started a hunger strike on may 2 over what they called attacks on the college of ethnic studies with cuts. the school says it was just making up for the department going over budget in the past. advocates of taxing sugar- sweetened drinks will try again in san francisco. this morning, supervisor malia cohen plans to announce a november 2016 ballot measure. a previous attempt for a so-
called soda tax in san francisco failed. it should be a rowdy night in bay area sports bars and especially at s.a.p. center downtown san jose. >> that's right. kpix 5's kiet do is there live and awaiting the crucial game 7 tonight of the stanley cup play- offs. >> reporter: the crews are done putting up the glass at s.a.p. center. the crews are done working on the ice. the zamboni just made a couple of passes here so it's looking great. the free rally towels are all on the seats. game 7 play-off atmosphere at home. both teams battling to stay in it on the road from -- for stanley cup. the boys were practicing this week working out some of the issues from the game 6 loss. the story line is the sharks are great on the road, not so great at home. the sharks have been stellar on the road this season leading the nhl with 28 road wins but they only won 18 out of 41 games the fewest of any play- off team but then in the post-
season they turned it around won four straight at home and s.a.p. center is once again an imposing force. it was a tough loss in game 6 but sharks fans know playing at home makes all the difference. >> terrible, but we're going to get them to win it and come back here. we'll get 'em. >> reporter: the sharks had a chance to close it out in game 6 but they loves to the predators. nashville was ferocious after a game 5 blowout. outshooting san jose in the second game on. they turned up the heat from the second period on making 27 shots on goal to the sharks'10 shots. they gutted out in overtime and they won 4-3. the sharks have been watching filmmaking tweaks to the defense. they are nothing if not confident that if they play their game their way they will be advancing to the western conference finals for the fourth time in franchise history. the last time they made it was that far was back in 2011. so the game officially is sold out but they may be releasing some tickets later on this afternoon. stay tuned to sharks social media accounts. they will be making an announcement on that. if you want to be part of all this energy there will be a
free street rally happening today at 3 p.m. open to the public outside the doorsthat's free and open to the public outside the arena here. puck drops at 6 p.m. tonight. here. go, sharks! we're live here at the arena, kiet do, kpix 5. >> we're pumped. thank you. happening today, tens of thousands of bay area commuters are heading into the office on two wheels. it's the 22nd annual "bike to work" day. to help cyclists fuel up there are 400 energizer stations all over the bay area today. you can get free drinks, snacks and other goodies if you are biking would work. we have a list of those fueling stations on our website, cbssf.com. some of us here at kpix 5 are joining in on the fun and here's a live look from our chief engineer don sharp who is on north point right now riding through san francisco. you have that gopro strapped on and he is doing a great job. you guys told me he bikes to work every day. >> most of the time. so he is doing a really good
job. he is pretty close. not too far away. go, don. >> you're a good biker? >> yeah. it was a little too early. 3 a.m.? just a little bit dark. >> it's heart at that hour. the u.s. government is digging deeper into gender discrimination in hollywood. the american civil liberties union first urged agencies to investigate the hiring of film and tv directors a year ago. and now the equal employment opportunity commission is widening its probe to include studios executives, producers, agent and actors. donald trump heads to capitol hill today to meet with the republican leadership. and he may be change his tune on a big campaign issue. >> and a bay area bus driver is honored for helping to reunite a boy with autism and his distraught mother. >> good morning from the kpix 5 weather center. forecasting one more day with warm temperatures away from the bay. wait until you see the changes for the weekend. >> traffic alert continues in san jose. plus delays along 880.
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♪ federal investigators are n confident that a deadly this is the scene looking out towards sfo. see that gray slate? that's what is causing delays at sfo on arriving flights. those delays are over 1 hour. we'll talk about how the low clouds and fog will affect your thursday in less than four minutes. federal investigators are now confident that a deadly explosion at a texas fertilizer plant was not an accident. take a look. at first, the 2013 blast was deemed an industrial accident. having investigators later conducted over 400 interviews and analyzed a variety of
evidence from the scene and they just decided it was definitely a criminal act. the explosion killed 15 people and injured 200. demonstrators against the impeachment of brazil's president clashed with police in front of congress. president dilma rousseff has just been suspended for up to six months while the senate tries her for allegedly using accounting tricks to reduce the budget deficit. this is less than three months before the start of the olympics in brazil. a trial will determine whether rousseff can serve out her second term. protestors are outside the rnc headquarters in washington, d.c. this is a live picture awaiting the arrival of donald trump. he has an uphill battle today not with voters. how he is trying to subway members of his own party. hena daniels reports. had reporter: donald trump heads to washington today
looking to build unity with republican leaders skeptical of his candidacy. among them, house speaker paul ryan who last week indicated he was not ready to endorse trump. >> we just need to get to know each other. the goal here is to unify the various parts of the party around common principles. >> reporter: after long boasting about self-funding his campaign, sources say the billionaire candidate is in the process of finalizing a joint fundraising deal with the rnc. campaigning in new jersey, hillary clinton continues to brand her likely republican opponent as unelectable. 444. >> i have a rot of respected for paul ryan. if we make a deal, we'll trudge forward and continuing winning. >> reporter: campaigning in new jersey, hillary clinton continued to brand her likely republican opponent as unelectage. >> i think advocating torture, that's a loose cannon. saying we should pull out of nato, that's a loose cannon.
>> reporter: despite trailing behind clinton in the delegate count, rival bernie sanders maintains the democratic race is not over the. a recent poll shows the vermont senator beating trump in three swing states in november while the same survey finds clinton and trump neck and neck. hena daniels, cbs news. >> trump will also sit down with rnc committee chair reince priebus and other key congressional leaders including senate majority leader mitch mcconnell. today bart's board of supervisors is expected to vote on whether to approve a new contract with its labor unions. as part of the deal workers will get a 10% pay raise over 4 years. the contract runs through 2021 which means we shouldn't see any strikes like the one in 2013 for at least five years. an ac transit driver is honored for his quick thinking. april 30th was a typical saturday morning in piedmont for my yeah and her son danny who is autistic. he was riding his scooter in front of their home when maya
turned around and he was gone. the 7-year-old on his scooter were headed for downtown oakland. she called piedmont police department and the search was on. a mile from home a ac transit driver saw him all alone. >> i pulled over the bus just opened the door and said, hey, little buddy. where's your parents? >> he called his boss and helped reunite mother and son 30 minutes later and he kept danny occupied by talking about skateboards. so good. can you imagine? 30 minutes and not knowing where your son is? yeah. thank goodness for ari. >> not everyone would stop and ask. you know? >> going above and beyond the call. >> time now 6:17. we have a traffic alert to get to in san jose. >> i'm going above and beyond. it's busy out there. that traffic alert in san jose, northbound 280 connector to north 880 and south 17 shut down. they are opening one lane.
we are seeing a backup on 280 now as a result. bascom that's your alternate to get around the mess. 101 slowing down for the morning drive. still pretty thick around 280/680. it's slow to 880. getting a break toward 237. north 101 busy. 30 minutes this morning. guadalupe parkway still in the clear so use that. that might be a good choice. south 880 at lewelling you have this accident blocking the hov and the left lanes. you're backed up to 238 at this point. it is a busy area anyway on the southbound side. so give yourself a few extra minutes. towards hayward and the san mateo bridge, give yourself a few extra minutes. traffic on the bridge okay. no delays on the san mateo bridge itself as you work your way across the span from 880 over towards 101. an accident eastbound eastshore freeway towards the carquinez bridge toll plaza blocking one lane. it is "bike to work" day. might be a good option, with all the traffic troubles we're
having. >> that would be so cool. >> it would be. >> the weather is conducive for whatever you have planned out the door. visibility issue from the transamerica pyramid. usually we can see angel island but there's a deck of low clouds and fog. we have delays at sfo because of the current conditions. just about one hour on some arriving flights. otherwise, you know, concord is reporting clear skies. if you live in concord, you might want to go ahead and go on our kpix 5 facebook page. let me know if it's really clear there because everybody else is socked in with the layer of overcast conditions because of this right here. this is really a summertime weather pattern and the low clouds and fog penetrating the bay marched inland 40 to 50 miles. it's enhanced by that right there. it's an area of low pressure that's just pressing up against that marine layer and causing us to return to a westerly flow. right now we have a southwest wind at 7 in the san ramon area. 21 however in fairfield. the winds will whip around to
the southwest most of the day today ten to 20 miles per hour. okay. here's what you need to know today. one more day that's today of unseasonably warm conditions away from the bay. otherwise, we do have a slight chance of rain by the tail end of sunday but it's very slim pickings. this is the marine layer. it retreats back to the coast right there by lunch hour. you see a little bit of stratus hanging tight to the sunset district, the avenues, also half moon bay. then we see the clouds push back onshore overnight. high pressure the key component right there. we have had a marine layer today and will have one tomorrow. 87 degrees sacramento. sun-up 6:02, sunset 8:11. temperatures 60s beaches, 70s bayside, warmer inland up to 85. pollen still nuts. sneezing and wheezing again today. a little bit of relief by sunday. otherwise your extended forecast calls for a string of sunshiny days and cooler temperatures over the weekend.
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good morning everybody from oracle. after that game four overtime thriller draymond green said portland is done. would he eat his words or back them up? last night, curry received his mvp trophy in front of a raucous oracle crowd. andrew bogut left with a hamstring injury didn't return. draymond green tweaked his ankle and did come back. curry was fairly quiet through three-quarters. klay thompson was not. his shot from downtown tied the game at 90. 4th quarter warriors up by 4. mccullom trying to will portland to a wind the hoop and the found, 16 points in the fourth. cut the lead to 1. mccollum and curry were chadding shots but the m --trading shots. but the mvp got the final word. warriors win 125-121. curry and klay thompson combined for 62.
the western conference finals they will play the thunder or the spurs. >> steph is steph. and i think our fans are used to it. i'm used to it. our staff is. he just makes these incredibly difficult shots. quite a weapon to have. >> it might be the closest five- game series of all time. we only had one game where we we'll really won handily. give them credit. they are an offensive powerhouse. >> they were tough to guard. anytime you win a series you're relieved and then you move on and at that point, you have a brand-new set of challenges. so, um, this was a great series and, um, happy we pulled through and now we'll get a little rest and see what happens on the other side of the bracket. >> another elimination game tonight one way or the other. the sharks and predators game 7
tonight at the s.a.p. center and that's where you can find us for reaction and highlights. i'm dennis o'donnell, see you from the s.a.p. center tonight. it is 6:26 right now. you'll see some spectacular scenery on a bike ride near the golden gate bridge but it can be dangerous. the new plan to improve safety and the view. >> reporter: and we're in pittsburg this morning where the police department is tired of shootings hang on their highways. we'll tell you what they're doing about it. ,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
big changes at a sillicon valley tech company that promised to revolutionize the medical industry. >> and i'm kiet do coming to you live from s.a.p. center. there's another bay area team making a play-off run, the sharks making a play-off run. >> good morning from the weather center in san francisco. we have more clouds today but wait until you see about the big collection for the weekend. >> a traffic alert in san jose. >> big changes in the weather for the weekend. >> a traffic alert in san jose. coming up. time now 6:30. i'm kenny choi. >> i'm michelle griego. police are asking for help after another deadly highway shooting. yesterday a pregnant woman was slot on highway 4 in pittsburg near the railroad avenue exit. kpix 5 reporter jackie ward is live at the pittsburg police department with more on the woman who was killed and the effort to prevent future incidents. jackie. >> reporter: pittsburg police say they were already trying to
figure out how to make highway 4 safer for drivers but now this latest shooting is adding a sense of urgency. around 11:00 yesterday morning, 25-year-old shanique marie was gunned down when she was in a lexus that was driving westbound on 4. her boyfriend was the only other person in the car. he survived and is recovering from a gunshot wound in the shoulder. the pittsburg police say this is the third shooting on highway 4 since november. >> we have met with california highway patrol. we have met with local agencies throughout our county. and we are progressively looking for solutions. >> reporter: shanique was the mother of four and was pregnant with another. the police department is asking the city for $100,000 to install cameras on highway 4. they have a meeting scheduled for next week. the suspect in this latest shooting is still out there. he was last seen leaving the scene in a white mercedes sedan.
in pittsburg, jackie ward, kpix 5. >> is it gang-related? >> reporter: they are not saying that. but the police are saying that this shooting was targeted. >> thank you. three oakland police officers are on paid administrative leave. they are accused of sexual misconduct involving a teenaged girl. no details are being released but opd says there is an investigation. the department released a statement that reads in part, the oakland police department will not tolerate misconduct of any kind from its employees. the oakland police department holds all employees accountable for their actions on and off duty. >> so far, the names of the accused officers are not being made public. a push is in the works to help bicyclists avoid car traffic on the golden gate bridge. the national park service has a plan to re-open the vista point trail which would take cyclists and pedestrians under the north end of the bridge and into fort baker. for now though cyclists have to mix with vehicle traffic that travels at near freeway speeds.
under the $2.3 million plan, a trail segment would be converted into a multi-use trail. the golden gate bridge district is encourage people to ride their bikes today. cyclists have all day toll-free access to golden gate bridge sidewalks. also, golden gate transist buses have bike racks and many ferries carry cyclists who want to ride after their commute on the water. a lot of people cycling into work today for "bike to work" day. >> how's the weather? the one thing i think about, we were all going to bike to work but we're afraid we would have helmet hair. >> i wasn't in that group. i said no from the get-go. >> that would be a situation that you would have to deal with. >> i just got a text from my favorite priest in the whole wide world, father mark out of st. charles in livermore and he texted me he goes, hey, you're wearing red for pentecost on this sunday, right? and i said, yeah. okay, sure. [ laughter ] >> but no, really. >> it is red.
>> i just didn't plan accordingly with pentecost. i would like to say honestly i did but no matter what you have planned to wear out the door this morning, you might want to think about short sleeves inland. we have the abundance of sunshine and unseasonably warm. we are overcast and gray in the city. slow to burn off at the beaches today but we'll have sunshine in san francisco before lunch. there is the layer of the deck of low clouds and fog hanging tight to the coast. temperatures at the beaches affected by the gray slate into the 60s. otherwise 70s on the peninsula, 80 san jose. east bay numbers 83 degrees in brentwood bested by 85 in discovery bay. north bay numbers stacking up from 59 and cool in bodega bay with a southwest wind up to 20. 71 degrees in novato and warm spot in clearlake at 85 degrees. pollen, boy, have you been suffering from allergies? we have that report coming up at 48 minutes after the hour. >> it's been unseasonably high. i know you have had it for a while. traffic alert in effect in san
jose as you work your way out and about. heads up. shut down the connector road northbound 280 to north 280 to south 17. they are opening at least one lane of eve connector so that will be some relief due to an overturned big rig. it's going to take time to clear it. two tow crews are working on it. expect delays on 280 now. 101 also slow fro 280/680 to 237 and out of morgan hill. guadalupe parkway no troubles. south 880 at lewelling still trying to clear an accident out of lanes. backed up beyond 238. going to be slow towards the san mateo bridge as we see our drive times inch up at 17 minutes 880 to 101 working your way toward foster city. bay bridge metering lights are on. you're backed up into the maze. it's going to be slow across the upper deck. reports of a broken-down vehicle right before treasure island. that's go to slow you down. past that not seeing too many problems heading into san
francisco. today hillary clinton opens her third bay area campaign office this one in san jose. the city's mayor sam liccardo will be joined by supporters and volunteers for the opening of the center on camden avenue. the grand opening ceremony is at 5:30 p.m. clinton's rival bernie sanders has suffered a setback in california. less than a month before our primary, his state director michael cerasso just left the campaign. cerasso told politico he is leaving because of a disagreement with the campaign strategy. more than 700 delegates are up for grabs in the june 7 california primary. 546 for the democrats, 172 for the republicans. the sharks hope to bounce back in downtown san jose tonight to advance in the stanley cup play-offs. i know we're all excited. [ applause ] >> if the sharks don't win tonight's game 7 the season is over. kpix 5's kiet do joins us live from s.a.p. center with more on this
evening's big game against the nashville predators. >> reporter: yes. good morning, you could into the even tell there was a selina gomez concert here a couple of hours ago. the crews have been working overnight. the zamboni has the ice looking great. if you are any kind of sports fan, you know this is a huge night. game 7 do or die win or go home, this is the play-off and there will be some intense hockey played here tonight. the sharks have been fantastic away this season leading the nhl with 28 road wins. at home, though, they won 18 out of 41 the fewest of any play-off team. but then in the post-season they turned it around and won four straight at home and s.a.p. center is again an imposing force. if you have ever been to any kind of game here at s.a.p. center, you know the arena amplifies the energy of the crowd. you can feel it in your bonings. after a tough loss in game 6 away, the sharks fans know that being at home can make all the difference in a tight game. >> feeling pretty confident to see a different sharks on the ice now. and doing a lot better this season. >> reporter: see this sharks
had a chance to close it out in game 6 but the predators dominated after a game five blowout. nashville was ferocious coming back with a vengeance outshooting san jose 27-10 from the second period on. sharks head coach pete deboer says they know what to do to fix it after game 6 and it's on them to bring it and when it they do they will be in a good spot. the game is sold out but they may release tickets at 1 p.m. stay tuned to social media. there will be a public rally held at 3 testimony that's free and open to the public being held outside here at the arena. the puck drops at 6 p.m. tonight. go sharks. hashtag smash nash. live here at san jose, kiet do, kpix 5. time now -- that's pretty good, kiet -- 6:38 right now. a tube transportation system between the bay area and southern california is one step closer to becoming a reality. >> and some bay area students have a new tool to deal with the pressures of school and
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the 2016 chevy volt gets an estimated 400 miles or more on a full charge and a full tank of gas. how's that for not getting stuck? gears good morning. welcome to your thursday. time check now:42. this is our live weather camera from mount vaca looking at the abundance of sunshine. warm away from the bay today but clouds socked us in at the seashore. partial coastal clearing and 60 degrees in half moon bay. otherwise we'll see sunshine upper 60s and low 70s around the peninsula, once the clouds lift. good morning, cupertino at 74 degrees. hello, san jose at 80 degrees and go, sharks. meanwhile with the southwest breeze 10 to 20 miles per hour, walnut creek topping at 76. it will be warmer east.
north bay numbers stacking up a cool and windy 59 degrees in bodega bay with 75. sunshine at clearlake at 85. it wasn't your typical was vegas show. engineers just gave the first real life look at the hyper loop technology. they sent a metal sled down the tracks at 300 miles an hour. they say one day hyperloop could send people and cargo in pods at 700 miles an hour getting you from san francisco to l.a. in 30 minutes. >> not bad. time now for a look at what's coming up later on "cbs this morning." >> the legendary charlie rose joins us. welcome to the broadcast. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, kenny and michelle. ahead we'll look at the big differences between house speaker paul ryan and donald trump as they meet at republican headquarters in washington, d.c. plus this. did officers go too far? dramatic video shows the
violent end to a multi-state police chase. and this. zero to 0 in a second. a closer look at the hyperloop technology after its first successful test run. i think you guys were talking about it. and meet the food critic who put los angeles on the culinary map and his journey to find every cuisine in the city. all that and more. the news is back in the morning. see you at 7:00. >> thank you. we love seeing that hyperloop video. it's cool. see you at 7:00, charlie. new this morning, a setback regarding jobs in the u.s. >> joining us now is kcbs radio's financial reporter jason brook . >> reporter: the job market showing weaker signs. the labor department says initial claims up 20,000 to 294,000. that's the highest level since february of 2015. it also comes after that weaker-than-expected job gain in april of 160,000 jobs.
if there is good news, initial claims are below 300,000 for 62 weeks. that's the longest stretch since 1973. the president and chief operating officer of embattled blood testing company theranos is leaving the company. the palo alto-based firm announced that last night along with adding 3 board seats in the hopes of beefing up its medical and scientific expertise. the securities and exchange commission and u.s. attorney in san francisco are investigating theranos for allegedly misleading investors and regulators over its technology and its operations. they are trying to convince federal regulators from shutting down its lab which if that happens that would ban sunny balance wan any the chief operating officer leaving along with founder and ceo elizabeth holmes from participating in the blood testing business for two years. stock market trying to
bounce back after heavy selling wednesday. so far it looks better. the dow is up 45. nasdaq is gaining 1. the s&p is up by 5. back to you. >> thank you. it's been a roller coaster this year. jason brooks from kcbs radio, thank you. let's check in with gianna now with the traffic alert. >> that traffic alert continues in san jose with information from chp. good news to report. they open up one lane of the connector road on northbound 280 connecting over to north 880 and southbound 17. so traffic is starting to squeeze by through there. but a big rig stuck on its side was carrying bales of hay so it's taking some time to clear but traffic is starting to move. slow on 280 itself northbound. northbound 85 slow and 101 out of morgan hill and 101 through san jose towards milpitas. taking a look at conditions which could potentially happen tonight you have the sharks in town taking on the predators. game 7, a lot of, expected.
rally at 3:00 on autumn street, so closures in the area. so busy expected this evening in san jose. elsewhere, bay bridge, you can see the metering lights are on. you're backed up to the maze. slow-and-go on all approaches, as well. stalled vehicle clearing at treasure island. it's still there. they called tow crews out to the scene hopefully to have it out of the way shortly. traffic is light past where that stalled vehicle is. south 101 at lucas valley road this stretch is reported at least one blocked with a slow ride out of novato. it's "bike to work" day. is it going to be a nice weather day? >> it is. mild temperatures greet you as you step out. according to ray in mountain view, he is one of our many weather watcher here at kpix 5. he says marine layer. okay? he says it very simply. marine layer. 56 degrees. let's confirm that and thanks, ray, for checking in with us. there you have downtown san jose home of our san jose sharks. under a gray slate, 57 in san
jose. no reports of delays at the airport at mineta international airport. sfo delays an hour on some arriving flights. oakland international airport okay 54 degrees there. there you have it. a summertime weather pattern with the clouds at the coast marching into the central valley. going to take a while to see the clouds scrub out. some sunshine at the beaches today. one more day of unseasonably warm weather inland and then partly cloudy and cooler for the weekend. this is our futurecast. you can time out your lunchtime so you can see if you can pack a lunch and eat outdoors. looks decent a little stratus hanging very tight to the san mateo coast. then the clouds roll back onshore in the overnight hours. temperatures overnight against dipping very mild into the 50s. now here's our satellite and radar. this is the key component. it's high pressure dominating our weather forecast. and that's why we are dry and then we have this area of low pressure right there. look at it spinning its wheels. it's 1,000 miles off the san francisco coast. that's what's enhancing our marine layer and that's what will be bringing us cooler
temperatures for the weekend. 87 sacramento today. 66 high sierra. 60s in monterey bay at the beaches. sun-up at 6:02. today 60s beaches, 70s bayside and peninsula, 85 inland. it's been the nastiest allergy sigh son in recent years! going -- season in recent years! going to stay the same over the weekend. there you have the cooling partly cloudy skies. have a great day. some elementary school students in oakland have figured out who to manage that stress by using mindfulness. >> and they even wrote a book about it. reese academy is this week's "cool school." [ tone ] >> reporter: this is how reese academy in oakland starts every day. >> breathing in. breathing out. >> reporter: they close their eyes, take deep breaths, and practice mindfulness. mindfulness is focus and calmness. the concept was introduced here in 2012 as a tool to handle
tests, bullies or anything that may cause stress. >> at first, i thought, okay, well, we'll do mindfulness in the morning and then we'll start our day and then that will be it. and then i learned that it's not about doing something one time that mindfulness is throughout the day. >> reporter: from fifth grade to kindergarten students have mastered mindfulness. >> i have the power. >> i have the power! >> to make life choices. >> to make life choices! >> reporter: they use it when needed and it's not just at school. >> something i do when i'm stressed with my brother because he takes my stuff. yeah. >> reporter: so what do you do when that happens? >> i get mad but i'm like, calm down. do mindfulness. breathing in. breathing out. >> reporter: about two years ago with the help of social worker laurie grossman, the fifth grade class wrote a book about mindfulness. they met several times a week
sharing stories and drawing pictures. >> it's good that we made a book so that to give it to other schools to learn it. >> reporter: now it's used across the country and even as far as kenya. >> when i actually got the news that it was around the whole world, i was like --without words. >> the fifth graders wrote this book a couple of years ago. and those 7th graders they don't go to the school anymore because it only goes up to fifth grade but they come back and teach the kids mindfulness and check the kids to make sure everyone is doing well. >> i think the kids help. sometimes all you need to do is take a step back. earlier this year we saw jordan spieth a professional golfer with a meltdown at the masters and he said afterwards all he wished he had done is just take a deep breath in and out. >> it works not only for kids but also for adults. so we love it. all right.
spokesbox: ♪ go paperless, don't stress, girl ♪ ♪ i got the discounts that you need ♪ ♪ safe driver ♪ accident-free ♪ everybody put your flaps in the air for me ♪ five things to know at the :55. donald trump is in washington, dc today in an effort to build unity with the republican party. he will meet with house speaker paul ryan who said last week he was not ready to endorse the presumptive gop nominee. trump will also sit down with rnc chair reince priebus and senate majority leader mitch mcconnell. a second police officer charged in the death of freddie gray goes on trial today facing reckless endangerment and other charges in connection to the 2015 incident. gray died from injuries he got while in the back of a police van last april. today the protestors known
as the "frisco five" will announce their next steps in the fight against police brutality in san francisco. all five are out of the hospital after an extended hunger strike to demand the removal of police chief greg suhr. and for the first time several san francisco supervisors are now calling for the firing. tens of thousands of people in the bay area are expected to take part in "bike to work" day. more than 400 energizer stations will set up around the region with free drinks and food. bart's board of supervisors is expected to ratify labor contracts with 3 of its unions tomorrow. tentative agreements were reached last month. workers will get a raise to keep up with the cost of living and keep unions from going on strike for at least the next five years. >> reporter: i'm jackie ward in pittsburg where the police department is not happy that another shooting took place on their highway and now they are
asking the city to take action. police want the city to spend $100,000 on high cameras to prevent another one of these from happening a shooting in the middle of the day on highway 4. this one took the life of 25-year-old shanique marie. the family says she lived in san francisco but has been spending time in the east bay with her boyfriend lately. they believe he was the target. >> somebody seen something, please, we -- we are begging you, i'm begging you, please come forward. she had four kids. four kids! >> reporter: and she was pregnant with a fifth. the next step in getting the money for the cameras is a meeting between police and the pittsburg city council that's slated for next week. meanwhile, the suspect of this shooting is still out there. witnesses nearby say they saw him fleeing the scene in a white mercedes sedan. in pittsburg, jackie ward, kpix 5. traffic alert continues northbound 280 connector to north 880 and the south 17.
one lane on the connector is open. it will take time to clear it out. 280 northbound sluggish but moving. not moving so much at the bay bridge. metering lights are on. no accidents off the eastshore freeway lately but right now traffic is still busy from the carquinez bridge to the maze, 30-minute drive time. stalled vehicle treasure island clearing. lucas valley road trouble on the road with delays approaching the scene. past that though no troubles heading towards the golden gate bridge. extra volume southbound, clear into san francisco. and the san mateo bridge stop- and-go conditions 880 to 101. this is typical 20 minutes that's your drive time as you work your way across the span. so as you get ready to head out don't forget your helmets as you get ready to bike to work. overcast skies, winds under 10. temperatures 50s santa rosa, 57 san jose. we'll see sunshine back to the coast today. 60s beaches, 70s bay and peninsula all the way up to 85
inland. we will see some cooling tomorrow by a good 9 degrees inland. you will feel the difference under partly cloudy skies. we'll call it partly cloudy all weekend with additional cooling from this area of low pressure off the coast and we have a dry weather pattern each day through wednesday. i was hoping that little low would bring us a light rain shower and beneficial rains. not going to happen. >> not looking like it. >> no. >> bummer. san jose, that's going to be hot tonight, right? >> buzzing with excitement as the sharks prepare for game 7 at s.a.p. center. the team is hosting a big pregame street rally if you want to get in on the fun. it starts at 3 p.m. on autumn street next to s.a.p. center. you will find live music, food trucks and a whole lot of shark themed activities. the puck drops for game 7, we are pumped, at 6 p.m. roberta is pumped. >> we know little joe is going to have a big game tonight. marleau is going to show up, couture is going to be there, thornton with his big beard play-off beard. >> fear the beard. >> i know. >> oh, boy. >> all right. >> should we do it?
>> yeah, ready? >> do you do the tease? >> go sharks. >> thanks for watching. captions by: caption colorado firstname.lastname@example.org ♪ good morning viewers in the west. it is thursday may 12th, 2016. welcome to "cbs this morning." donald trump is meeting right now with paul ryan and other republican leaders in washington. the meeting could have a profound impact on the future of the grand old party. a video shows police punching after a chase. morley safer signs off after half a century at "cbs this morning." >> but first today's eye-opener, your world in 90 seconds. >> who is the leader of the republican party. >> i would say paul for the time being and maybe for a