tv KPIX 5 News Early Edition CBS January 27, 2017 4:30am-5:01am PST
>> arsenio hall, right? >> hey there. i'm michelle griego. >> i'm kenny choi. and that happens roberta doing the whoo, whoo,-- that was roberta, doing the whoo, whoo, whoo. >> are you sure it wasn't coming from the other side of the desk? >> internally absolutely. [ laughter ] >> i was telling you yesterday i got home and i was kind of like to cut it loose a little bit. i was thinking i can't do this because it's thursday. i got one more day but it was my friday yesterday. >> there's because you work on sunday. >> storm watch! oh, yeah. >> breaking everything! >> good morning, everybody. rise and shine! out the door it is cold. it is certainly cold out the door this morning. stopped to get some hot chocolate and gas tax frigid and it is 31 degrees in throughout the tri-valley. 36 redwood city. numbers in the 30s in san jose. 40s near oakland. here's the deal. our satellite-radar suggests we have a few clouds on the approach all shearing off from an area of low pressure to the north of the bay area.
high pressure builds in. is up will shine, slightly warmer still under 60 everywhere. however we have weekend forecast changes. first here's roqui. >> good morning. we have a traffic alert early morning only 4:31 and this has been in effect since 6 p.m. last night. it's in the pleasanton area here and it's westbound 580 before 680 a big rig accident that involved a fire, as well. the big rig caught on fire multiple times since 6 p.m. last night so crews are still out there. traffic is moving at just 5 miles an hour in the area and it's still blocking the four left lanes out there. so if this is part of your morning commute, give yourself extra time to get through there. and now to oakland westbound 580 the connector to eastbound 80 is closed for roadwork. i'll send it to you. >> all right, roqui. thank you. developing now, a manhunt is under way in santa clara county. deputies say that a man robbed a bank yesterday morning and led them on a chase for 10
hours. it started at the bank of america in scotts valley. depth sis say the suspect then sped off in a getaway car north on highway 17 breaking into someone's home near weaver and soda springs. he stole a knife and van and then fled. >> he was last seen wearing a teal colored sharks shirt, green beanie and dark pants, black and white shoes, and blue gloves. he is considered armed and dangerous and currently we're searching for the suspect right now. >> deputies warn residents to keep doors locked and call 911 if they see anything. >> highway 17 was shut down in both directions for nearly nine hours during the search for the suspect. chopper 5 was over the gridlock during rush hour last night. chp turned cars around but some waited on the side of the road. >> i have had to turn my car
off because it's overheating on this for two hours. >> it's frustrating especially after all the rain and road closures. >> my buddy warned me not to come this way and i did anyway and i'm paying the price. >> the highway is back open this morning. more on that big rig fire that roqui mentioned. it was a chain reaction crash that caused trouble on 580. this big rig was going west just after 6 p.m. last night when it got caught in the crash and burst into flames. crews had to close all westbound lanes of 580 at the peak of the evening commute. you can see just a single lane let cars past the scene. one driver streamed the fire live on facebook. no one was hurt in the crash. 4:33 right now. let's get a check on weather with roberta. hey there. >> i have friends who are coming home last night on the evening commute and they got stuck in that. they live in pleasanton. it took them two hours to get home from that 580/680 corridor. there were no serious injuries
but boy, what a night around the bay area. skies were clear. the temperature dropped off dramatically and this morning we are leaving you with temperatures into the freezing zone in throughout much of the tri-valley. this is the live weather camera at the bay bridge. oakland at 47. santa rosa 35. san jose mid-30s. cloudy from time to time but overall mostly sunny. temperatures below average but going into the low to mid-50s around the seashore into the peninsula. redwood city, belmont, foster city, mid-50s. 50s in the entire area.
>> weekend forecast, it's just around the corner. but first here's roqui. >> thank you, roberta. okay. let's talk about this traffic alert in pleasanton as kenny was saying and i was talking about earlier it's still out there since 6 p.m. last night. and traffic is still moving at just 4 miles per hour so you're inching your way through this small area here. westbound 580 before 680, it was a big rig accident involving a couple of other cars as well and a big rig caught on fire multiple times since 6 p.m. and this morning. so crews are out there still trying to clear the big rig out of the road. but otherwise, give yourself extra time to get through this. again this has been since 6 p.m. last night. the four left lanes are closed. traffic is moving through one lane there and crews are saying they hope to have this opened up in the next 30 minutes or so. but, of course, there's no
guarantee so we'll keep an eye on it for you. moving over to oakland westbound 580 connector to eastbound 80 closed until 5 a.m. into downtown san francisco a live look at the bay bridge toll plaza, from the carquinez bridge along the eastshore freeway to the maze 20 minutes. no delay through the toll into downtown san francisco. let's talk about mass transit. ace train one possibly delayed after a freight train struck a car near tracy on the tracks there so we are going to keep an eye on that for you. bart, muni and caltrain are on time. i'll send it to you. >> all right, roqui. thank you. in half moon bay, more and more tape is going up around homes right by the coast. kpix 5's andria borba shows us why concerns about erosion aren't letting up even after recent storms reporter: along the coastal bluff here in san mateo county barricades like this one aren't just a winter storm problem anymore. they are an everyday reality. if you can tear your eyes away from the churning pacific you
will see red tape surrounding this home at 6 alcatraz avenue at half moon bay. beyond the ice plants and stunning sunsets, the foundation of the state of california-owned house only has salty air supporting it. >> the land is gone. >> reporter: this home now dangling is likely a tear-down, but the neighborhoods surrounding it could be next. the latest series of storms and surf ate feet out of the coastline, leaving even more pipes leading to nowhere sticking out of the bluff. but this is not an anomaly. >> when you get a combination of high winds, a full moon and a king tide, the land loses. the ocean gains. >> reporter: exactly 53 weeks ago, a photojournalist and i were standing in the same spot along mirada as a wall made out of volkswagen sized boulders was dropped in place to stabilize the bluff. peter logan sees new trouble on
this pedestrian footbridge in jeopardy last year. >> there were two huge chunks of concrete that were eroded away just this year. and i leaned over a moment ago to see where they were and i don't see them. >> reporter: another battle lost in the war with the ocean. in half moon bay, andria borba, kpix 5. new video showing the moments a hotel collapsed into a river in peru. authorities say that it rained for 10 hours on wednesday. the foundation started to give way and then this happened yesterday. all the guests had been evacuated. at the white house today, president trump is set to meet with british prime minister theresa may. his first meeting with a foreign leader since taking office. the visit comes a day after mexico's president enrique pena nieto canceled plans to visit mr. trump next week. yesterday president trump suggested the u.s. might impose a 20% tax on mexican imports to raise money for the wall. the white house later said the tax was just one of several
options being considered. but if that tax is eventually approved, items ranging from avocados to margaritas would get more expensive. more now from kpix 5's christin ayers reporter: this cafe in old oakland is known for its happy hour margaritas. >> definitely rely heavily on limes and limes coming from mexico. >> reporter: during certain times of the year, their avocados come from mexico, the same story in uptown. >> we can't produce them ourselves in the united states. >> reporter: both restaurant owners stunned to hear president trump floating a plan to pay for the construction of a wall along the u.s. mexico border. >> we're working on a tax reform bill that will reduce our trade deficit, increase american exports, and will generate revenue from mexico that will pay for the wall if we decide to go that route.
>> reporter: nothing is certain. but the idea the press secretary says is to levy a 20% tax on mexican imports. >> we can easily pay for the wall just through that mechanism alone. >> reporter: trump's chief of staff reince priebus later called the tariff one of a buffet of options. the center for global law and policy at santa clara university says an import tax might backfire. >> i don't think mexico ends up paying for the wall. i think u.s. manufacturers and consumers end up paying for the wall. >> reporter: restaurant owners say they would either have to stop serving some ingredients or, worse have their customers foot the bill. >> in all honesty it's just going to increase prices as far as food goes, make dining out much less sustainable for average people. >> reporter: in oakland, christin ayers, kpix 5. tomorrow president trump is scheduled to speak by phone with russian president vladimir putin p. 55 people are taking their landlord to court saying they are living in bad conditions.
the building is in san francisco's chinatown and we are told that most of the tenants are elderly there. owners have been doing renovations for nearly two years now. the tenants say the toilets, showers and sinks are broken for months and think the owners are trying to force them out and move in higher paying tenants. >> it's clear by their actions they are not interested in existing residents. they want to rent these units to tech workers. that's what their website says. , and students. >> most of the tenants pay $400 to $500 a month for rooms but newer tenants are charged $1,100. the building manager denying trying to force older tenants out saying they are trying to make improvements. this california dad survived a terror attack in france. this morning he shares his survival story. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
truck during a terror attack in france in july is back in california. tom waite talked to him about the near death experience. >> this is my daughter, 10. >> hi. >> and she was also hit. >> reporter: this is a father/daughter moment that came within inches of not happening. [ screaming ] >> reporter: he likely remembered these surreal images a terrorist plowing a truck into a crowd of people celebrating bastille day in nice, france, last july. he would kill more than 80 people n that crowd was this family, greg, his daughter lola, and his wife sophie in the crowd. they were in the path of the truck. young lola was even hurt as she escaped but she is taking her injuries in stride. >> at first it hurt. but then after a little while, i was just, like, laying there. >> reporter: greg was not so lucky. the truck slammed into him. >> all of a sudden my wife screamed out to me, greg! move, there's a truck coming! i jumped to my left and i just landed on my arms and my hands. and, um, unfortunately, my leg
and my foot didn't get out of the way. so i got hit by front of the truck. >> reporter: greg's leg was shattered, a stranger scooped him up and took him to a hospital. his wife a native of nice would spend 24 hours searching for him. >> we didn't know my brother followed the guy who took him to the hospital. there was no way to find him because it was like a war. >> reporter: greg's almost almost had been to be amputated but seven surgeries and seven months later he was finally able to come home. for their first night back in southern california they got a hero's welcome. >> it's emotional to be home. i have been thinking about this moment for a long time. it's great to be back. >> reporter: very remarkable family and consider they did this interview just hours after they landed back here in southern california. greg had a total of 12 fractures. he says the french doctors took very good care of him. in los angeles, i'm tom waite,
kpix 5. there's a lot of damage left behind by the storms. yesterday anna eshoo got a look at ben lomond and scotts valley in santa cruz county. there's an estimated $15 million worth of damage. the congresswoman says she is doing everything she can to get federal aid. >> this is extraordinary damage. it needs to be taken care of asap. it's jaw-dropping. miraculous. angels must have been guarding people in the area. >> she also thanked all the public works crews and some of them worked for three weeks straight for 14 hours a day when the rain started. still our recent showers have spilled gushing waterfalls in one county park in morgan hill. >> kpix 5's devin fehely explains why you have to plan ahead to catch these natural wonders up close reporter: it's mother nature at her finest. >> right now we're closed basically due to our weather conditions. there was just too much water for streams to handle. >> reporter: but after all of
the recent rain, park ranger doug allen is bracing now for a different kind of flood, the human kind. >> we have people driving hours and miles to get up here to see these waterfalls. >> reporter: the problem is, uvas canyon county park doesn't have enough parking for everyone who might want to see the falls flowing freely after years of drought. so the county has come up with a plan to reserve parking ahead of time and if you just show up, you can expect to be turned away. >> the day before, if you want to come up to recreate and visit our trails and hike our trails, you have to call by 8 p.m. the day before to get a time slot to come on up here. >> reporter: uvas canyon has roughly 70 parking spots that for $6 a pop can be reserved in four-hour blocks either in the morning or afternoon. rangers in the conservation corps are cleaning up the park to re-open february 4. they hope the parking plan will tame the crowds who will come streaming in to see the untamed
beauty. in morgan hill, devin fehely, kpix 5. ♪[ music ] all right. it's shaping up to be a pretty good weekend, roberta. >> you know, when you look back at this month of january, it feels like it's rained about every day. >> mm-hm. >> but this is going to be the first full weekend with full sunshine, both days. >> i like it. >> two or three weeks ago we had a brilliant saturday and rainy sunday. that's how it's been mixed half bag. but no, this time we are going to have sunshine from start to finish. >> bring it on. >> we are going to have sunshine all the way through the end of the month which is just next week. good morning, everybody. this is our live weather camera at the bay bridge. visibility is unlimited. temperatures right now are very cool due to the clear skies. it is in the mid-30s in redwood city also in santa rosa. good morning in san jose at 38 degrees. below freezing in the tri- valley. trust me, i stepped out this morning, i felt it! 49 degrees san francisco.
40s due east of the bay bridge in oakland. here's what you need to know today. this morning, out the door you do need a jacket, scarf would be helpful, and gloves. cold conditions. this weekend sunny and warmer. next chances of rain will arrive on wednesday. we have a few clouds shearing off from an area of low pressure over the open waters that will breeze through the bay area today. mostly sunny skies. wednesday we have a brand-new core of the center of the area of low pressure out over the open waters. it will bring us some rain showers. but at this particular time, not heavy. statewide for this big getaway friday we have a hint of stratus in the form of tule fog in the central valley. otherwise mid-50s. gorgeous pristine monterey bay, big sur, 50s in the pacific northwest at oregon-california border. 34 degrees in the high sierra. if you are heading to tahoe, who isn't [ laughter ] , no
chains, nothing but sunshine. it will be cold today, it will be just a little bit warmer on the south shore at least at 44 degrees. your official sunrise is at 7:18. we'll see it. lots of sunshine today into the 50s. winds 10 to 15 late day. here's your extended forecast. yes! 60s return sunday through tuesday. rain also returns wednesday through thursday. looking for the sunshine, here's roqui. >> thank you, roberta. that is a great forecast. i'm looking forward to it. okay. it's 4:50. pleasanton, weather do have some relief coming for you soon. amount had ahmadinejad trash al altamont pass not bad too far. this is a chp traffic alert. since 6 p.m., westbound 580 before 680 a big rig accident with two cars. the big rig was on fire overnight so crews are out there trying to clear it but traffic still moving in just one lane there at 3 miles per hour. so it has the four left lanes
closed and chp says they are hoping to have it all opened up for you by 5 a.m. that's in 10 minutes so we come an eye on that for you. give yourself extra time. >> travel into downtown san francisco here's a live look at the bay bridge looking good. that's your traffic. i'll send it to you. >> all right, roqui. thank you. in boston one therapeutic day school took a risk blending videogames with physical fitness but staff say their cyber cycling program is doing wonders in and out of the classroom. the study run by harvard school of public health features virtual reality stationary bikes. students have been taking at least two 20-minute riding sessions a week and researchers found great success from the start. they noted a 70% drop in disruptive behaviors during
class. >> emotional challenges like temper outbursts in the classroom. >> i would see a difference in the day he had gym because seemed to be more settled. >> researchers saw the best results on days students rode the bikes but found the exercise showed overall improvement during the entire course of the study. time now 4:52. so how often are you late for work? it might surprise you how many people say they show up late. we have the best and worst excuses next. ,,
presidency. so far... so good. the dow opened above 20 thousand for the second day in a row... jumping 32 p we'll see how the markets close out the full business week of donald trump's presidency. so far, so good. the dow opened above 20,000 for the second day in a row jumping 32 points on thursday.
nasdaq flat. ford says it took a $200 million hit by abandoning plans to construct a factory in mexico where the carmaker was planning to build compact cars. the hit didn't hurt the company. despite the loss in the 4th quarter, 2016 was the automakers second most successful year ever. late for work? you're not alone. >> i'm never late. >> me, too. never. >> i'm always late. [ laughter ] >> a new study shows almost 30% of workers don't make it on time to their job at least once a month. jamie yuccas has some of the best excuses. excuse me, are you late for work? >> yes. >> how late are you? >> like 20 minutes. >> hi, are you late for work? >> yeah. >> how late are you? >> really late. reporter: almost 20% of people find themselves late for work at least once a week. a new careerbuilder.com study found nearly 50% blamed traffic. >> when you are late, what's your excuse? >> the subway. >> reporter: in new york, we heard that excuse again and again. >> and if i'm late it's because
the trains are packed. >> reporter: more than 30% say they are late because they overslept. and about a quarter of people blame bad weather. others blame poor planning. >> i went to work thinking that we were in the office today. we're actually in a different place. >> reporter: so that's your excuse. >> yes. but i really have to go. >> okay, bye. >> reporter: some times the excuses are outrageous. managers shared these like my pet turtle needed to visit the exotic animal clinic. my mother-in-law wouldn't stop talking. and i had to watch a soccer game that was being played in europe. about a third of bosses say it's okay to be late every once in a while. >> sometimes i'm running too late. >> reporter: what's too late? >> probably like 20 minutes? >> reporter: the survey found more than half of employers expect their employees to be on time every day. and 4 in 10 have fired someone for being late. jamie yuccas, cbs news, new york. >> the survey also found close to 70% of workers who arrive late will stay later to make up for it. so see?
i guess i can be late every day -- >> and stay longer? we'll see if you stay longer. i think our best excuse is we hit the snooze button. >> and we can't blame traffic because we get in too early. >> ungodly hours. 2:30. >> but i like the pet turtle excuse. i may have to use that sometime. >> good luck. [ laughter ] ♪[ music ] time now 4:57. a manhunt under way this morning for a man who broke in a local woman's home before taking off again. the efforts to find him. >> reporter: rent control in richmond could be put on hold today. a judge will hear the california apartment association's challenge of richmond's rent control law which passed in november. more on the story coming up. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
this morning. looking very nice. and we have a nice weekend ahead. >> yes. i have been ready since monday. >> right. >> i have been ready since last weekend. >> ready for the weekend. >> i think nice is kinds of like depending what you like because i have a lot of people say nice to them is rain. but it's like kind of like we have had it up to here! we have more rain in the forecast, though. but not until after the weekend. so the weekend will be nice. >> nice. >> good morning, everybody. [ laughter ] >> rise and shine! people do get mad if i say beautiful because they say oh, that's your definition of beautiful. my definition of beautiful is rain. so, you know, i have to just kind of give them the forecast, serve it up and let them do with it what they want. >> some people say it's cold, not others. >> it is cold this morning. livermore 35 degrees. 37 degrees santa rosa. san jose mid-30s. 36 in redwood city. otherwise, around the bay, the rim of the bay, it's in the 50s. a few clouds in the bay area today but only mostly sunny skies for your afternoon. temperatures 50 from rockaway