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and i'm michelle griego. let's get a look at weatherd good morning. it is friday, may 20. i'm kenny choi. >> i'm michelle griego. let's take a live look outside at the beautiful bay bridge. there you go and the embarcadero lights. we never get tired of this shot. and, of course, we're saying today those lights are teal for the sharks big win last night. >> another shutout. go sharks. >> you have to say welcome back. >> yeah. >> thank you very much. >> it's so good to see you. >> kind of relaxing that long drive into work. it's kind of nice in the middle of the nice. i didn't have anyone screaming in the back, no baby. [ laughter ] >> just screaming motorists. that's about it. there's a real good flow of traffic at 2:45 a.m. [ laughter ] >> crazy, right? it's the bay area. >> i believe we are starting to see more and more commuters leave earlier an earlier because people are living farther and farther out for the commute so they will be beginning a little earlier. good morning, when you get
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ready to head out, we have this morning a live weather camera looking outdoors right now at overcast skies. our live camera also suggests at this particular time clouds at the coast and bay, as well. we have windy conditions. wind-swept skies at this particular time. winds gusting to 40 miles per hour, sustained 23 from santa rosa to san jose. sfo no reports of airport delays at this particular time. temperatures in the 40s and 50s. now 56 in oakland. 15-mile-per-hour wind speeds to 17 in fairfield. winds blowing today with unseasonably lower temperatures in the 50s and 60s. checking the road ahead, i mentioned that earlier traffic alert. all lanes are now reopened eastbound 80. they may still have some roadwork from the anchorage to
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the center anchorage but no longer any delay between san francisco and oakland. all lanes are open with this accident in santa rosa northbound 101 approaching mark west springs road. no longer anily that in either direction in santa rosa. high winds are an issue this morning. we have high wind advisories san mateo bridge which you're looking at live here, the bay bridge and the altamont pass. it should be wrapping up the overnight roadwork. i think they just picked it up on the carquinez bridge. we were seeing a delay eastbound. no longer the case in both directions. in san francisco, the calls for greg suhr to step down as police chief grew louder but it took another officer-involved shooting yesterday to light the fuse. anne makovec reports. >> reporter: it's new day new leadership this morning for the san francisco police department. mayor ed lee made the
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announcement last night around 5:00 that he asked chief suhr to resign and that suhr agreed. that came hours after an officer shot and killed a car theft suspect in the bayview. the latest in a series of deadly police shootings that have prompted reforms in the department. >> the progress we have made has been meaningful but it hasn't been fast enough. and that's why i have asked chief suhr for his resignation. >> reporter: the mayor introduced suhr's replacement interim chief toney chaplin. we heard from him at a previous event about his management style. >> some people get it right away, not a problem. some people get it sooner or later. we need to train 'em. some people never get it. they need to be fired and sent back and that -- >> reporter: the search for a permanent chief is ongoing within the department and
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nationwide. there's an ongoing department of justice investigation going on within the sfpd prompted by now former chief suhr and mayor ed lee. there were representatives from the department of justice at the scene of the shooting yesterday. anne makovec, kpix 5. >> what are we hearing from the protestors who were demanding that suhr resign? >> they got a statement yesterday from the so-called "frisco five." the people that were engaged in a hunger strike a few weeks ago trying to get chief suhr fired. they said that they won the battle but the war is not over. they are calling for any officer involved in a shooting to be fired and charged with murder. >> thank you. the officer-involved shooting that sparked suhr's reservation was on elmira in the bayview -- resignation was on elmira in the bayview. two people tried to arrest the woman around 10 a.m. but they say that she drove away before they could talk to her and soon crashed into this truck. when she still tried to drive off, police say that the
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sergeant fired one shot. the woman died later at the hospital. new drone rules are going through the california legislature. kiet do is live at mineta international airport in san jose to explain how lawmakers are trying to keep drones in check. >> reporter: the airport here in san jose certainly no stranger to drones flying where they shouldn't be flying. all this in time for a new bill that's making its way through the state assembly right now just in time for fire season. the assembly just passed a bill that would prohibit interfering with first responders at the scene of an emergency, using a drone to deliver contraband into jail or prison or to stalk, harass or violate a restraining order. last year saw a rise in drone pilots showing up at the scene of emergencies. during the nicer placer county a drone buzzing the area -- during the fire in placer county a drone buzzing the area
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was interfering with firefighting. and cal fire strongly supports this bill. >> we need to make sure that hobby operators understand when you fly we can't. >> reporter: this bill goes to the state senate for a vote and approval. if it passes it lend up on governor brown's desk by summertime. if he signs it it could go into effect by the end of the year. developing news involving the doomed egyptair flight 804. egyptian officials claim that they found wreckage from the flight. authorities say that navy vessels discovered passenger belongings and other items north of alexandria. security experts are suggesting that an act of terrorism may have brought it down. no confirmation. this morning donald trump prepares for a visit with the nra a day after the presumptive republican nominee and hillary clinton went on the attack using the egyptair plane crash as political ammunition. brian webb has the latest on
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the presidential race reporter: final preparations are under way for the nra's annual meeting in kentucky and a visit from donald trump. the presumptive republican nominee will meet with nra members and republican leaders today in louisville with hopes of patching up a splintered party. the visit comes after he attacked hillary clinton for not using the term radical islamic terrorism to describe the egyptair plane crash? >> what just happened 12 hours ago? a plane got blown out of the sky. if anybody thinks it wasn't blown out of the sky, you're 100% wrong. >> reporter: hillary clinton says trump hurts america's ability to fight terrorists. >> we have seen how donald trump is being used to essentially be a recruiter for more people to join the cause of terrorism. >> reporter: clinton now 90 delegates away from the
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democratic nomination will campaign in texas today. >> i will be nominee for my party. >> reporter: she says there is no way bernie sanders can catch her and called donald trump unqualified to be president. >> even the consequences of his statements are not just offensive to people, they are potentially dangerous. >> reporter: the latest cbs news poll shows clinton with a 6-point lead over trump down from a 10-point lead last month. brian webb for cbs news. time is running out for californians to register to vote or change their party status ahead of the june primary. monday is the deadline. if you registered as a democrat, republican or independent, you can only vote for candidates of that party. you can register or make party changes online or by phone. new this morning, us senate has cleared a $1.1 billion prann to fight the zika virus
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-- plan to fight the zika virus. less than what obama wants. a plan in the house is less at $622 million. the white house says the president will veto it. federal health officials say that more than 500 people in the continental u.s. have contracted the zika virus out of the country. the u.s. swimming team moved from puerto rico to atlanta about concerns of the zika virus ahead of the olympics in rio de janeiro. a legal battle is under way over a local spot popular with kite surfers. the secluded spot is point buckner island in suisun bay area. when john sweeney bought the island, it was in bad shape. the levees were breached in several places allowing water to cover part of it. he says he is required to make repairs under the suisun marsh preservation act. >> when you buy the property you have a compliance period where you must fix the property
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to make sure the levee is watertight and the floodgates work and we complied. >> now the san francisco regional water quality control board is proposing a 4.6 fine for repairing the levees. they say most of the island is within its jurisdiction and permits are required. as a result, all levee work has stopped. the issue will go to court in august. time now 5:10. public pools are a favorite spot for families during the summer. the danger lurking under that blue surface. >> who doesn't like to see puppies? these guys are incredibly rare and you will only find them in california. >> how cute is that? raining cats and dogs? we have rain in the weekend forecast. we'll tell you which day to expect it. >> later this evening we have ballgames on either side of the bay that could affect your evening commute. we'll look at conditions on 880 right after this break.
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taipei. tsai ing-wen is the self-governi isla sident. taiwan's new president was sworn in today in the capital of taipei. [ non-english language ] is the self governing island's first female president. her party supports taiwan's form independence from china. she was cautious about speaking it during her inaugural address.
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china claims taiwan as its own territory and says failing to endorse the one china principle could destabilize relations. some new jersey elementary children are getting inspiration from two out of this world alumni. the students helped cut the ribbon as the school was renamed after two astronauts, mark and scott kelly. mark flew four missions on the international space station. scott was there for 340 days. things didn't always come easy. >> we were not particularly good pilots. you know, i really struggled. >> they said that they started -- they weren't the greatest but after a while they became the best so i figured i might not be the best now but later on i could do something amazing. >> awesome. both men are also navy veterans and former test pilots. they are now retired. pool see some is nearly here and it turns out there could be a lot of -- pool season is nearly here and it could be there is a lot of
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disease in the pool. inspection reports found thousands of public pools, hot the accident and water playgrounds are shut down every year because of serious health and safety violations. one in every 8 inspections resulted in an immediate closure. in kiddie pools it was one in five the most common violation, excessive bacteria and improper chemical levels. >> it is surprising. again, i think that if a lot of those agencies are a lot of those public entities would be a little more pro-active, perhaps those numbers would be reduced. >> before diving in the cdc is recommending swimmers look at the inspection scores and do your own inspection of the pool's chemicals and drains. those lanes look better than traffic this morning. right? >> elizabeth? >> good one! [ laughter ] >> i like that. yeah. they do. especially if you are on 880. we just found this problem right now. it's heading into the downtown area northbound 880 at fifth avenue. it sounds like it was on the off-ramp but they temporarily shut down all lanes right now to clear it. you can see it's backed up for
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an exit just in the northbound direction but it is a problem. southbound looks okay. we can show you what it looks like closer to the oakland coliseum. not seeing any backup this far but again approaching this, watch out. we are seeing some lanes blocked and some pretty big backups at least for this time of the morning and growing unfortunately. i mentioned a couple of ballgames happening later on this evening. they are happening both sides of the bay so you can have your pick which one you want to go to. a's play the yankees first pitch at 6:35. that's around evening commute time. on the other side of the bay in san francisco the san francisco giants take on the cubs at at&t first pitch at 7:15. so the series will cause some traffic tie-ups all weekend long with games friday through sunday. better news heading to oakland right now on the lower deck of the bay bridge. we were watching a fatal accident overnight involving a motorcycle. all lanes are clear. we never really saw much of a backup because it did happen so early. and along the golden gate, they did some lane changes early. it should be about 14 minutes
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between san rafael and the golden gate bridge toll plaza. san mateo bridge there is a high wind advisory in effect. so far no delay from the east bay to the peninsula. no wind advisory for the altamont pass. innings -- another wind advisory for the altamont pass. drive time in the livermore valley and dublin interchange, only 15 minutes. so that's kind of a "friday light" drive time. looks good even though you can see the camera shaking. there is a wind advisory in effect. that's your latest "kcbs traffic." >> so good to see you, elizabeth. good morning, everybody. 5:17. our live weather camera looking out towards the bay bridge where we have partly to mostly cloudy skies around the microclimates. we have temperatures currently into the 50s except for livermore now tumbling into 49 degrees territory throughout the tri-valley. this is what you need to know. the wind will be a big story again today. around the rim of the bay picking up winds from 13 in mountain view to 22 at sfo,
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definitely a double white knuckling driving anywhere. the core of the center of the area of low pressure we have the counterclockwise rotation around the core has precipitation taking an inside slider and clouds in the bay area. partly cloudy skies today, breezy to windy, some of the winds up to 30 miles per hour. chances of rain for saturday. this area of low pressure is also drawing down that cooler air mass so temperatures barely up to 70 in the warmest locations. around lunchtime today partly to mostly cloudy conditions. rain to the east of the bay area. then here's your saturday morning waking up to a couple of raindrops on the rooftop. nothing as far as measurable precipitation is concerned. a splash-and-dash scattered shower certainly possible during the afternoon on saturday. very light precipitation. i'm stopping this around 4 p.m. because that's a potential of a
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thunderstorm towards the delta. also, right around the discovery bay byron and brentwood area back in through mountain house. and then we quickly clear out on saturday night leaving us with sunny skies on sunday and cool. tahoe, today winter weather advisory in effect until 11:00 this morning. snowfall up to 6." the swee chance of rain saturday, sunny next week. >> thank you. at the san diego zoo some little orange dogs have set quite a record. >> the sweet puppies make up the largest litter of dole dogs ever born in the u.s. all right. well, these tiny guys are also known as asian wild dogs and believe it or not they eat 30
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pounds of meat a day. how is that possible? they are small. there are three boys and seven girls. they love the cameras. you can see they have a good time playing around but an animal supervisor says they are spunky and fun. >> they do behave like regular dogs to some extent. they are highly intelligent highly social a little hyperactive. they love water. they go swimming just about every day. >> before this litter the largest one born in the san diego zoo included only four puppies. >> i guess it makes sense, right? 30 pounds amongst those pups? you and your family can enjoy a fun evening at the san francisco zoo tonight. the zoo is holding their popular kidsfest event which raised money to support the zoo's educational efforts. it includes animal presentations, live music, magicians and arts and crafts. you have to buy a special ticket for the event, which begins at 5 p.m. and i'm dennis o'donnell.
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coming up, two bay area baseball teams with streaks on the line last night. and now the tank is all of a sudden a very friendly place to play for the san jose sharks. can they move within two games of their first stanley cup finals? we'll drop the puck straight ahead. >> and what's cool about your school? email your nomination to us at coolschools@kpix.com. we may come and feature your school on the show. ay o' the day from major leag ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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good morning, everybody. with a win last night in the western conference finals the sharks had a chance to do something they did not do in their previous three western final appearances and that is lead the series. just look at troy brouwer's stick to see how the blues night went. second period up 1-0. logan couture scoring from the slapshot. fourth of the post-season. 2-0 sharks. early third period, brian elliott early shower. for the second straight game the sharks goalie martin jones let nothing pass him. 22 saves becoming the first sharks goalie to have back-to- back post-season shutouts. san jose wins 3-0. they lead that series two games to one.
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from the sharks to the shark. giants jeff samardzija one run in eight innings last night in san diego. the giants led 2-1 in the 7th inning when brandon crawford connects for his second home run of the series. the giants win their 8th straight 3-1. bad news for the a's. josh redick fractured his thumb last night against the yankees, out four to six weeks. top of the 6th, the go-ahead run. new york wins 4-1 snapping oakland's four-game winning streak. but again, the big news there is that josh redick is out four to six weeks. so sharks will play again on saturday with the warriors tipping off on sunday in oklahoma city. i'm dennis o'donnell. have a great weekend. play of the day, from major league baseball, astros and the white sox in chicago, houston's george springer check this out, backtracking to the wall
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leaping grab to rob chicago's jose abreu of a home run but in the end the white sox won 2-1 the final. a newly proposed drone law clears a major hurdle in sacramento. we have the story coming up. >> and we are continuing to follow the big shake-up within the san francisco police department. chief suhr is out. we'll meet the new man in charge next. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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and drops dead. what led to the strange death. debris is found from egyptair flight 804. what we know about the investigation into the crash. >> good morning, two things you need to know about the weather. the windy conditions and secondly, the rain. >> and if you look at the top of this camera on 880 in oakland, you can see a traffic jam beginning to form. it's because of a crash in the northbound lanes closer to downtown. details coming up. good morning, it's friday, may 20. i'm kenny choi. >> i'm michelle griego. in san francisco, the calls for greg suhr to step down as police chief grew louder. but it took another officer- involved shooting to light the fuse. kpix 5's anne makovec is live at sfpd headquarters on what could come next now that suhr has resigned. >> reporter: this certainly was a bombshell within the department and throughout the community but it is a new day for the sfpd with a new map in charge. mayor ed lee made the announcement late yesterday afternoon that he had asked now former chief greg suhr to
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resign and that suhr had agreed. >> greg suhr is a dedicated public servant who has again more than three decades of his life to the bayview and to this city. >> reporter: that announcement came just hours after an officer shot and killed a car theft suspect in the bayview. the latest in a series of deadly police shootings that have had a lot of people calling for reforms within the department and the man now in charge of implementing those reforms interim chief toney chaplin a 26 year veteran of the sfpd head of a new bureau on community oriented policing. we heard from him at a previous event. he spoke very candid will about the path that led him here. >> i had a real bad incident prior to coming to the police department. and it was in the army and we went clubbing in san jose. i won't go into details about it but it almost stopped me from being here sitting in front of you.
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>> reporter: the search for a permanent chief is ongoing both within the department and nationwide. there is also a department of justice investigation going into the department started at the request of former chief suhr and mayor ed lee. live in san francisco, anne makovec, kpix 5. >> did this resignation come as a big surprise to a lot of people? >> reporter: yeah. it really did. just earlier this week, both mayor ed lee and greg suhr said there were no intentions on having him step down. and the city leaders have been sort of split on it. but it did seem like everybody had really kind of dug in their heels within the matter of a few days. so this flip-flop certainly was led by that shooting yesterday morning. a bill aimed at protecting police officers has gotten a thumbs-up from the state assembly. it involves officers who are seen in video of an incident the bill would give those officers at least three days' notice so they have a chance to
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fight the video's release. the goal is to protect them from potential harassment, intimidation or harm. groups representing the media and public defenders are concerned that the bill would be a barrier to access public records. egyptian officials say they found wreckage from egyptair flight 804. authorities say navy vessels discovered apparently belongings and over items north of alexandria. some experts say an act of terrorism brought the plane down. >> there's tw possibilities, either a bomb in north africa where the plane had been earlier in the day or it could have been an individual on the plane even a pilot or copilot who became radicalized. >> the search tips for the plane's black box which is bound to reveal more about what the pilot experienced before the turn. with travel season and fire season approaching state lawmakers are scrambling to get new rules in place to control
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drones. kiet do explains what drone operators may face. he joins us live from mineta international airport. >> reporter: the airport here certainly has had a couple of close calls with drones in the past couple of years and as such the faa has strict rules when it comes to drones flying around airports. when it comes to scenes of emergencies, not so much. but that is all going to change now in california. state assembly just passed a bill that would prohibit interfering with first responders at the scene of an emergency. it would also make it illegal for a drone to deliver contraband like drugs, weapons or cell phones, into a jail or prison. and it bans the use of a drone to stalk, harass or violate a restraining order. this became very real and an urgent issue last year at the scene of a couple of fires. in placer county cal fire planes and helicopters stopped flying when someone spotted a drone in the area of some burned homes and then in san bernardino another drone pilot flying around a wildfire meant cal fire aircraft were temporarily called off a wildfire that burned several
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thousand acres and 20 cars on i- 15. cal fire said the drone pilot caused a lot of trouble that day. >> they had to ground the aircraft, the fire kept burning on to the 15 freeway and destroyed over a dozen cars. >> reporter: this drone bill now heads off to the senate for debate and vote. live in san jose, kiet do, kpix 5. well, if you have a drone today may not be a good day to fly it, right. it's going to be hard. >> we have wind and some cooler air mass in place. i took this picture at 2:45 this morning and you will see this out the door. this is a tree branch in the bike lanes. if you are a cyclist, just beware there's a lot of debris on the road that forces you into the other lane and that is dangerous when you have cars on the road, as well. so this i saw a common scene
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everywhere this morning. take a look at the trees right now wavering in the wind. the waters are choppy. we have a small craft advisory in place around the bay. we have a gale warning 20 to 60 nautical miles outside the bay. winds up to 21 miles per hour around the rim of the bay now 24 at sfo. northwest winds gusting to 30 miles per hour. temperatures 50s, 60s warm spot 70 in santa rosa. rain is in the weekend forecast. i'll tell you which day to expect it coming up. yeah. traffic cameras are moving around quite a bit as well so usually they're a good indicator of how gusty the winds are in the morning. we also can see a traffic jam, unfortunately, or at least slowing right now. this is north of the oakland coliseum. we kind of zoomed in on the traffic there in the northbound lanes taillight the northbound
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direction. there is a crash closer to downtown approaching fifth and you can see the drive time now is in the yellow 27 minutes between 238 and the maze. they have reopened at least one or two lanes but the accident was mainly on the off-ramp. they had to shut down lanes on the main lines of the freeway in order to clear it. and we do start to see brake lights right around high street. here's a live look at highway 4. this is in the clear. this is definitely "friday light." lock at that. not a delay at all approaching "a" street. 65 miles per hour. cruising towards 242 in concord. a suspected burglar is dead after entering the tented area of a fremont apartment complex that was being fumigated. he broke into the building on fremont boulevard yesterday as it was being treated for bedbugs. signs warned people to keep out. the man broke into an apartment and ransacked it. >> makes me sad.
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i mean, to lose your life over petty little trinkets. >> a very, uhm, unusual set of circumstances. very tragic. >> police say they found a backpack of stolen items. in a few hours the coliseum authority is meeting to talk about the future home of the warriors. it starts at 9:00. the lease with the team is on the agenda. the board has to decide what will happen when the "dubs" move to mission bay in san francisco. new this morning a widespread frozen foods recall. now it covers more than 400 products from many stores. items that may have been bought as far back as 2014 from costco, target, trader joe's and safeway. it cops from crf frozen food in washington. they may have listeria. they are trying to pinpoint the source of the contamination. applebee's wants everybody to shake that notion that casual dining spells processed
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foods. jill wagner of cbsmoneywatch.com shares on the company's push to rebrand plus other trending topics. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, kenny and michelle. some concern that the fed will raise interest rates next month continues to spark a bit of a sell-off here on wall street. yesterday the dow was down 91. nasdaq down 26. applebee's is ringing the opening bell today. they want to turn around years of slowing sales. the company added wood fired grills to restaurant. they will serve usda choice steaks. they want to change the perception that casual dining largely means processed foods. and despite an improving job market two-thirds of americans say they would have a tough time coming up with $1,000 in the case of an emergency that is according to a new poll. >> so jill, what about memorial day coming up. we hear that's some way of i guess getting in shape? >> reporter: all right. if you are looking to eat a bit
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healthier, there's one way to do it without [ indiscernible ] check out the absorb plate. it has 500 little holes on the bottom. they suck out oil from your food. it is said to cut about 30 calories from each meal. >> so my cheeseburger and french fries would be okay on this plate? >> from 900 calories to 870. there you go. >> saving me some. i like it. [ laughter ] >> jill wagner of cbsmoneywatch.com, have a great weekend. thank you. it is 5:40 right now. a bug en fest station in one california community -- infestation in one california community. what's leading to the creepy crawly craze. >> and here's a live look at 880 in the oakland. traffic is moving along. elizabeth will be back with more on traffic coming up straight ahead. wanna drink more water? with sodastream you turn plain water into sparkling water
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parts of texas are dealing more flooding... just weeks used welcome to your friday. time check 5:42. looking out from mount vaca where we do have the sun on approach. windy today. the forecast coming up in rest than -- less than four minutes flooding in texas. galveston roads were under water again yesterday. the galveston area is under a flood watch throughout the weekend. hikers are recovering in the hospital this morning after spending near four days in the tahoe national forest. search crews were out since monday looking for cody michael and his dog. he got lost and then his phone died. he knew when he spotted the helicopter that he had to get the pilot's attention. he spelled out the word help using duct tape on a rock so they could find him. >> experience has been crazy to see how many people were out
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there trying to find me. i didn't expect it. i thought maybe a helicopter. they didn't find me, then that's it. but it took a few days and they just kept going. >> cody went to the hospital as a precaution but is expected to be okay. the chico fire department is increasing efforts to stop people from intentionally setting couches on fire. this is video from a 2014 couch fire that got out of control and burned down a house near chico state university. fire chief bill hatch says there were more than 200 fires set in the city last year. >> we're one bad choice away from a catastrophe every fee in this pollen count. a strange case of animal cruelty in orange county. police say they found a dog high on heroin and meth. the dog bubba was in a motel
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room when officers raided it. tests revealed the dog had meth and heroin in his system. it's unclear whether he ingested them or breathed it in. he will go to a rescue organization for a new home new this morning, a man in tracy says that he is dealing with an infestation. little black bugs are crawling and flying in by the thousands taking over his yard. they are all over the sidewalks, as well. he says that it all started when the lots adjacent to his home became overgrown. >> they stopped taking care of the area. it used to be well maintains. and then it just all stopped. i'm spending all my time and money trying to combat something that i can't control. >> the fire department has reportedly given the developer a warning to get rid of the weeds because it's a fire danger. it hasn't happened yet. the family is sleeping elsewhere in the meantime at night. >> don't blame them. >> gosh. >> gives me the chills. >> you know what i have heard a
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lot of so far this spring? mosquitos. and they're huge! you can name them! [ laughter ] >> what's your name? [ laughter ] >> there's joe, there john. >> i agree. i text messaged you about that. roberta, are there a lot of bugs this year? >> i'm lost. >> this is my worst nightmare. >> you're afraid of mountain lions. i'm afraid of bugs. i don't like them. >> they don't have big teeth. [ laughter ] >> are we scared of traffic this morning? >> it's getting better on 880 so that's good news if you are going that way. parts of bay bridge, they turned on the metering lights at 5:32. so a few minutes later than usual. it is a friday. you will get stuck in the backup heading into san francisco up to the first overcrossing so it's at least 15 minutes. here's a live look at 880. this is our bright spot. they just cleared that wreck 880 approaching fifth avenue. they did have at one point all the lanes blocked and it was slow from high street but everything is clear now from
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what we can tell near the oakland coliseum. its just north of there we are still seeing a little bit of residual slowing 13 miles per hour. but now that they reopened lanes it is so early i think that should dissipate quickly. hopefully before you even get in your car. northbound 680 right before highway 4, not much of a delay there. and it looks like 242 is also clear. here's a live look where we are seeing a high wind advisory in effect for 580, bay bridge and san mateo bridge. this is "friday light" 15 minutes between the altamont pass and 680. mass transit is also on time. that's your also kcbs drive to work. >> welcome back, elizabeth. so good to see you. good morning, this is our live weather camera. i like featuring this at the embarcadero and the bay waters because i like looking at the trees and you can see the palm leaves are there.
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they are just blowing around in the wind. we have a small craft advisory in effect for the bay waters a gale warning 20 to 60 nautical miles outside of the gate. temperatures in the 40s and 50s but the wind is blowing in pleasanton right now at 15, feels raw, feels cold as you head out. 60-mile-an-hour winds in redwood city. 24 sfo. 21 oakland. 12 san rafael. i think you get the gist of this. it's a windy start to your day. it's all because of this right here. remember yesterday we are talking about an area of low pressure to the north of us still there. this is the core. this is the wraparound moisture. precipitation taking an inside track leaving us precipitation- free but partly to mostly cloudy skies. that's what we have in the forecast today with gusty winds. we have chance of rain on saturday. an area of low pressure is also pulling down that cooler air mass and that's why our
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temperatures are unseasonably cool after realizing highs just a couple of days ago in the 90s. here's futurecast. partly to mostly cloudy at lunchtime. then you have the rain showers to the east of us. here's your saturday morning a few rain showers around the coast and peninsula. very light precipitation. not a lot as far as measurement is concerned. during the afternoon, for all those little league baseball games spotty hit-and-miss showers. a chance of a thunderstorm towards the late afternoon in discovery bay. then sunday will be relatively dry and cool. 82 sacramento, spotty showers. a winter weather advisory snow 6" at 5500 feet on this 20th day of may. there you have our sunrise at 5:56. we are seeing hints of it in the mount vaca area. temperature-wise 50s and 60s at best. 70 santa rosa. after we get true with this
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area of low pressure it looks like a dry benign weather pattern set up for monday through thursday. i know we have a couple of really great baseball games on tonight, giants and padres, a's and yankees, but i'm looking ahead to the sharks street rally outside the shark tank, 67 degrees. go sharks. at one minnesota school an exciting blend of science and music is at play. >> that's because classical instruments are being made with the help of 3d printers. check it out. this violin looks old school, right is this but you won't believe how it was crafted. a student chose the design online monitored the 3d printing and then assembled. an instructor explains the high- tech process. >> the filament goes through the extruder head and as it's heated it comes out as a very fine point and then it is laid down in different layers. >> the process could help students save a lot of money and, um, some instructors believe it will help young musicians get a starter violin
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on a tight budget. >> it's not a stradivarius but it looks cool. happening today, here locally all things strange and innovative will be on display at the maker faire this weekend. the chance for inventors and fractures show off their creations. the faire opens at 1:00 tomorrow at the san mateo county event center and runs all weekend. still ahead, how much money have americans saved on gas this year? and how that's translating to a busy start to summer travel. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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giving people options based on their budget is pretty edgy...
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kind of like this look. i'm calling it the "name your price tool" phase. whatever. good morning. i know the padres are in town last night and i know it's the cubs tonight. i built a graphic, after all. we have jake peavy on the mound for the good guys at 7:15. it's going to be cool, it's going to be windy with the air temperature of 57 degrees. on the road in oakland we are finally seeing a major improvement on 880 after that earlier wreck near fifth. we'll have all the latest on your friday drive to work coming up. americans have saved $18 billion on gas so far this year compared to last year. aaa says that's one big reason more americans are getting ready to take a road trip this memorial day weekend. roughly 38 million americans will drive to their destinations.
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that's the most since 2005. new this morning, fiat chrysler is recalling nearly half million jeep wrangler suvs because the drivers airbag may not inflate in a crash. the worldwide recall covers wranglers from 2007 through 2010 model years. and special duty wranglers from 2011 through 2016. the automaker says it's not aware of any related injuries at this point. long lines even missed flights as people pack airports across the country and now oakland's airport is getting outside help to try to get people through security faster. it's hiring 30 private guards. oakland is the first bay area airport to do this. people we talked to say bring it on. >> anything that speeds up the process is great. >> good idea. there's been complaints about length of time to get through security. >> they will perform nonessential tasks like telling people to take off shoes or collecting bins. it will cost $42,000 a month to hire the new security guards. they will start in mid up.
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>> . a new poll shows that many americans won't be spending much on summer vacation this year. creditcards.com found that 54% said that they aren't planning on take a summer vacation at all. off those who are, 15% said they would use their credit cards to pay for the trip. 13% will use reward points or miles. after a sudden shake-up there is a new man in charge of the san francisco police department. we'll meet interim chief chaplin next. >> a newly proposed drone law has cleared a major hurdle in sacramento to protect firefighters. we have that story coming up. ,, ,,,,,,,,,,
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i'm michelle griego. >> i'm kenny choi. san francisco's police chief is out of a job. but the work of reforming the department is just getting started. fix 5 reporter anne makovec is -- kpix 5 reporter anne makovec is live outside the police department with more on chief suhr's resignation and what happens now. >> reporter: a lot of officers here still have raw emotions about what happened yesterday. it was a bit of a bombshell. but today is a new day. there is new leadership for the sfpd. mayor ed lee made the announcement at about 5:00 yesterday that he had asked chief greg suhr it resign and suhr agreed. so that came just hours after an officer shot and killed a car theft suspect in the bayview. the latest in a series of deadly police shootings that have had people calling for reforms within the department. >> the progress that we've made has been meaningful. but it hasn't been fast enough. that's why i have asked chief suhr for his resignation. >>

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