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nearly 20 hours now. anne makovec is live in the neighborhood where he was spotted last night. >> reporter: this guy is armed and dangerous. he has evaded capture twice. the trouble all started yesterday morning at around 10:00 when the authorities say he robbed a bank of america in scotts valley. then he got into a white getaway car heading northbound 17 hitting several other cars along the way and triggered a full shutdown of the highway that lasted all day and into the night. scotts valley police officers chased him over the hill into santa clara county. one of them opened fire near lexington reservoir. the suspect's car became disabled near redwood estates so he took off on foot into the wooded area. at 10:30 last night authorities say he broke into a home on weaver at soda springs in los gatos. a woman came home and saw him. he was armed with her hunting knife and then he changed
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clothes and took off in her van. >> he fled the area. deputies responded upon receiving the 911 call. he fled from the van and is on foot where an active search is going on to locate the suspect. >> reporter: he ditched that van six miles from where he stole it. it's believed that he is somewhere around elder proposal heights six hours ago. he is wearing a green beanie, blue gloves, teal sharks top, black and white shoes, and dark pants. this guy has a lot of endurance if he has been on the run for this long. it's freezing out here and the terrain on foot is steep and rugged. we'll kind post the throughout the morning. live near los gatos, anne makevoc, kpix 5. president trump meets with british prime minister theresa may at the white house today. his first meeting with a foreign leader since becoming president. tomorrow, the president will
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speak with russian president vladimir putin for the first time since taking office and this all comes as the president of mexico canceled his plans to visit with mr. trump next week due to a border wall dispute. many bay area businesses say they will likely have to raise prices if president trump goes through with his plan to pay for the wall. his press secretary says the president wants to impose a 20% tax on all mexican imports. many local restaurants rely on ingredients from mexico particularly when food grown here in the u.s. is out of season. >> things like tomatoes, avocados, onions, limes, all those things are supplemented from mexico when we can't be producing them seasonally ourselves here in the united states. it's going to increase prices as far as food goes. it's going to make dining out less attainable for average people. >> restaurant owners say they may choose to stop serving some ingredients to avoid raising prices. president trump apparently lashed out at the national park
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service over a retweet comparing inauguration crowds. according to multiple reports, the president called the nps chief to complain about the aerial photos that indicate president obama's first inauguration may have had a bigger crowd. the side by side photos so a larger audience at the event in 2009. and at the national mall later this morning vice president mike pence will become the first sitting president or vice president to speak at the huge march for life. the pro-life rally has been year for the last 44 years a march on washington for life. california wants to leave the united states and the initiative known as cal exit has been cleared. supporters of the measure argue that california is different from the rest of the u.s. and our state pays more to the federal government than it gets in spending. if the measure makes the ballot it needs 55% of the vote to pass. time now 6:03. let's check the morning commute and the situation in the east
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bay. roqui. >> thank you, yeah. that situation has since been completed. we are done with the traffic alert in pleasanton. so now let's take a look at some "friday light" traffic. first let's start here with marin county westbound 37 closed between atherton avenue and highway 101. we have have been dealing with this closure for a few weeks since we have been have those storms due to flooding damage so chp is diverting traffic off at atherton avenue to give you a direct route to 101. no delays in the area so looking good on the vallejo-to- novato commute. eastbound 37 is open at atherton. the golden gate bridge marin county into san francisco. that's a good commute there. just 14 minutes between 580 and the toll plaza and into downtown san francisco, the maze to downtown will now just take you 16 minutes so that's not bad for your friday morning. you can get through that. if you are heading into san francisco tonight, this starts at 6 p.m. critical mass bike riding. if you are familiar with the area, you know that this causes very heavy delays in san francisco so give yourself extra time and make sure you're
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careful because bike riders will be running the streets. moving to mass transit, bart, ace train, muni and caltrain all on time. capitol corridor there's a delay here 17 minutes on train 521 and it's delayed due to a drawbridge problem. that's your traffic. roberta, give me some sunshine. >> you know, roqui what day is this? >> friday. >> what kind of weather do you like? >> sunshine. >> you like your sunshine. i'll give you some sunshine. good morning, everybody! rise and shine! 6:05 on this feel good friday. it's cold out the door, as well. sfo no reports of any local airport delays. visibility is unlimited at this time. temperature currently now into livermore at 32. dropped down to 31 bounced back up to 35 due to a flux waiting wind stirring up the air mass but now it's freezing with the calm winds. it's 35 in santa rosa. 36 in redwood city. 40s common around the rim of the bay this morning. so we do have a swath of clouds that have ripped apart this area of low pressure due west of the bay area.
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so a few clouds from time to time but overall mostly sunny skies. temperatures today cool at the coast into the 50s. a bit of a variable wind to 15 late day adding to the daytime chill otherwise anywhere from belmont through brisbane into atherton, we have uniform temperatures in the 50s. santa clara valley same. east bay numbers same. variable winds today, stinson beach 52. low 50s with the sunshine in petaluma, drifting into the far reaches of the north bay. cloverdale, good morning to you in the 50s. i have three straight days of rain coming up. i'll tell you which days to expect it. that's at 18 after the hour. sonoma county's animal shelter is back to offering adoption services after spending days controlling a contagious pathogen outbreak. officials had to stall normal
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operations earlier this week to clean the facility multiple times. an outbreak of the canine parvo virus forced the center to put down 6 dogs who tested positive. today a judge is expected to make the call on whether richmond's new rent control laws should stand. kpix 5's lisa chan live in the newsroom on why people are speaking their minds right until the final word comes down. lisa. >> reporter: today the fair and affordable richmond coalition will hold a rally at the contra costa county courthouse in martinez about a hearing about preliminary junction on rent control in rhode island of the california apartment association or ccaa is a street property owners street group. they filed a lawsuit saying measure l the rent control and just cause for eviction measure is unconstitutionally vague. it violates due process and runs counter to california's fair employment and housing act. measure l prevents landlords from increasing rent by more than the rate of inflation and requires a valid reason before a tenant is evicted.
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rent control was passed originally in 2015. signatures to repeal it were gathered by misleading voters to sign the petition they believed supported rent control. >> they sent out petitioners paid professional petitioners who are providing, like, really false information. >> reporter: the issue went to the ballot and 65% of richmond voters approved the measure l last november. but the fight is not over. both parties will be in court today to hear caa's challenge of the law. now, if an injunction is granted today rent control could be on hold while the lawsuit continues. lisa chan, kpix 5. san francisco public schools are ditching columbus day. the board voted to replace it with indigenous peoples day. many other cities and schools across the country have decided that christopher columbus is not someone they want to celebrate. hundreds of people are expected to protest outside mark zuckerberg's hawaiian estate this weekend on the
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island of kauai. they are angry because the facebook ceo sued them over ownership rights. zuckerberg built around the 700- acre property but some hawaiians say they have rights to part of the land. time now 6:09. the plan to relocate a historic train depot in one bay area city has sparked a huge debate that appears to be headed for a courtroom. >> and members of the embattled stanford band get some news that's music to their ears. >> 6:09 on this friday morning. good, everybody. rise and shine! today "shush" will greet you heading out but we have more rain in the forecast. we'll pinpoint those days. >> and good morning, pleasanton. were you stuck in that traffic yesterday on 580? we have the commute coming up. we've been with you from the beginning. we've seen each other through good times and bad.
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sickness and health. we're with you san francisco, and you bring out the best in us. care. zuckerberg san francisco general hospital and trauma center.
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kind of like this look. i'm calling it the "name your price tool" phase. whatever.
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ker is recovering good morning. welcome to your january 27th. it is the last friday in the month. and we are going out on a sunshiny clear note. we have sunshine in the forecast throughout the entire weekend but rain is back in the picture for three consecutive days. i'll have that seven-day forecast. roqui is along for the ride with traffic. it's all less than four minutes. a hiker is recovering this morning after he got caught in an avalanche in southern california. officials say he and two others were near the top of mound baldy when the avalanche hit. they all slid nearly 300 feet into the bowl. search-and-rescue crews used a helicopter to get them to safety. one of the hikers is still in the hospital. like most cities and counties, marin county has to deal with homeless problems but to do that casual counts of the homeless population are necessary. this morning volunteers are starting their biannual count of homeless people in various parts of the county.
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the information gathered will help determine the services needed. train depot in livermore is being moved closer to the tracks so it can become working again. the city council has agreed to move the 125-year-old depot from railroad avenue to the downtown transit center. after the train tracks were removed from the depot area in the '70s the building went into private use. and in recent years it's been vacant and is a hangout for the homeless. still not everyone supports the move because the location is historic. >> this is actually where livermore started. >> the federal government is expected to give livermore $2.5 million to restore the depot if the city comes up with the remaining amount, which is $1.6 million. stanford university's marching band can cheer on student athletes once again because the group's suspension has been lifted. the ban was imposed last month after a school conduct board said band members broke the campus alcohol policy during a
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trip to lake tahoe. soon after the suspension announcement, the band issued a statement saying, the funkless still neat funk and who else will bring it? yup. that's what they said. now the group has been placed on provisional status through the end of the academic year. i had to be careful about that read [ indiscernible ] the team is holding a fanfest at jack london square tomorrow at 11. it will be held at the coliseum in the past and for the first time in a few years a's fans fest is free. cool. in georgia a liquor store owner is proving he will not tolerate anybody badmouthing the atlanta falcons. >> that's right! >> that's right! after reading a "boston globe" column ridiculing his team the man decided no sam adams beer gets sold in my shop. >> it is the empty space where six-packs of sam adams used to be. [ laughter ] >> but this long-time falcons fan isn't the first to boycott the boston-based drink ahead of
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a super bowl. jim ocean kayaks kayaks the founder of sam adams says that the patients get this kind of flak every time that they make the big game. he says end of the day we all hate roger goodell. >> oh. >> remember that happened a couple of years ago ago here? >> we were playing kansas city. >> kansas city royals. >> we are royals -- >> no, no. >> not in the bay area. [ laughter ] >> that's true. >> falcons or patriots? >> falcons. >> falcons. >> warriors. [ laughter ] >> warriors? >> wait a minute! >> we're talking super bowl! >> i know. i know. i'm not a football person. okay? i'm sorry. >> just say raiders. >> raiders! >> give it balance to say patriots. >> no, no. >> tom brady. >> i know better than that. i know better than that. >> thank you. [ overlapping speakers ]
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moving on to traffic, let's go to the altamont pass. me and my warriors, "ro." you're moving at 30 miles per hour along the way so not too bad but still give yourself extra time to get through the commute into livermore. but i want to give you some good news here. pleasanton people, if you are stuck in this traffic last night, from a big rig accident with a car fire, you are good to go this morning. this was 6 p.m. to 5 a.m. this was a traffic alert so long, long time it took for chp and crews to get this cleared out of the way but we are good to go in pleasanton. so good for you guys. if you are heading into the peninsula from hayward to foster city, that will take you about 16 minutes. and the same story here along the bay bridge toll plaza. those metering lights are on. so expect about a 15- to 20- minute drive from the maze to downtown. moving over to the marin county commute if you are headed from san rafael that's 580 to the golden gate toll plaza a quick drive there and your vallejo- to-novato commute on westbound
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37 still closed between atherton avenue and highway 101 due to the past storms we have had. we have had flooding damage there now. eastbound 37 is open. that's your traffic. roberta? >> yes, thank you so much. this is our live weather camera. we are looking out towards the bay bridge this morning with the visibility unlimited from the transamerica pyramid look at the bright lights of oakland this morning. official sunrise still coming up about 7:18 but when it does we'll have clear skies looking out towards the estuary where currently it's 47 degrees the winds are calm. livermore you dipped down to the freezing point. santa rosa 35. with a hint of some fog. it's in the mid-30s around the peninsula. mid-40s around the lip of the bay. it's a cold morning. this weekend, sunny skies, a tad warmer, go outside and just go nuts! the first weekend of the month of january, the first weekend this year with dry conditions from the start to the finish.
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rain returns next week. this is a swath of clouds that have just torn away from the main energy of an area of low pressure well out over the pacific ocean. so a few clouds just in from time to time. for the most part this area of high pressure is blocking that storm. even though we have another storm out there, not this time to interfere with our weekend plans but we do have rain in the forecast. this low is forecast to push in by tuesday afternoon, making a messy evening commute by midweek. we'll have light rain all the way through friday. today getaway friday temperatures into the mid-50s. we do have some fog around the san joaquin valley. 57 degrees bright sunshine in monterey bay. 34 today in the high sierra. if you are going skiing, so is everybody else. we have nothing but sunshine dress in layers cold day today. slightly warmer through the weekend and no snow in the forecast so you won't need the chains but it's always advisable to carry them. 7:17 sunrise. by the time it sets boy, we cool off very rapidly. temperatures today across the board into the 50s. from pacifica rockaway beach
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through grizzly peak in oakland mountain view in the mid-50s around willow glen also high 50s. east bay mount diablo area 50s. we are talking about slightly warmer conditions both days this weekend then the rain arrives by wednesday. make it a great friday. before you go, grab yourself another cup of joe. we'll be right back with sports. ,,
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indiana at m good morning, everybody. the raiders met with the las vegas stadium authority yesterday proposing --wait for it --a $1 per year rent on their proposed new digs. now, that's about $24 million less than the 49ers pay at levi's annually. as yogi said it ain't over till it's over. tiger woods making his return to the pga tour
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yesterday at torrey pines in san diego. looked like he hadn't played on tour in 17 months. the short miss on 17. a 4-over 76 for tiger. he is tied for 133rd in the 155- player field. justin rose is the leader at 7- under par. raiders coach jack del rio seeing if the sharks can win their 7th in a row: tied at one, the oilers off the pipe in for the goal. edmonton won 4-1 snapping the sharks' winning streak as they head now into the all star break. how about this? i hate when this happens if you are a goalie. off the pipe, off the back of the head of a goalie, and what makes matters worse that was the game winner as the trend marleys beach the rochester americans in the american hockey league. >> i'll get out of here with some good news. klay thompson and draymond green added to the nba's all- star team will join steph curry and kevin durant.
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that's four warriors all stars headed to the all star game. i'm dennis o'donnell. have a great weekend. all right. the play of the day from the nba. indiana at minnesota. fine play of team work by the timberwolves. unfortunately for minnesota, this was not enough to get the >> they do it with a team effort! >> fancy passing. unfortunately for minnesota it wasn't enough. the t-wolves fell to the visiting pacers 109-103. it's 6-- a frightening scene for drivers on one bay area freeway when a big rig bursts into flames.... reporter ad libs it is 6:25. a frightening scene for drivers on a bay area freeway when a big rig burst into flames. >> reporter: police have been hunting an armed and dangerous bank robber all night through
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the santa cruz mountains. actually for about 20 hours now. they say he committed more crimes overnight. the latest next.
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better idea of how l the plan to build suicide nets at the golden gate bridge should move forward today as we get a better idea of how long the work will take. >> and another bay area city is experiencing a serious coastal erosion problem. >> just before 6:30 on this friday morning. good morning, everybody. sure, we have sunshine in the forecast for today. but i'm going to tell you when you need to brace yourself for more rain. >> and it's not quite "friday light." we'll call it friday medium so far? it's 6:29. we'll take a look at your bay area morning commute when we come back to the traffic center. >> good morning, it is friday,
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january 27. i'm kenny choi. >> i'm michelle griego. time now 6:30. wall street looking for another strong day with the dow opening above 20,000 for the second day in a row. and the market is just opening up for the day. but nothing on the big board yet. president trump meets with british prime minister theresa may at the white house. >> and the battle over the plan to build a border wall continues to escalate. roxana saberi joins us now live with all the details. >> reporter: good morning. mr. trump and prime minister may are expected to discuss nato, russia and trade when neat later today. this comes a day after mexico's president scrapped plans to visit washington next week over mr. trump's plan to build the wall. president trump is vowing to keep his signature campaign promises and defending his plans to restrict immigration from some muslim countries. >> some people have come in with evil intentions. most haven't, i guess. we can't take chances. >> reporter: he also talked
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about building the wall on the southern border with fox news in an interview. >> the wall is necessary. that's not just politics! and yet it is good for the heart of the nation in a certain way because people want protection and a wall protects. >> reporter: the comments come amid escalating tensions between the u.s. and mexico over the wall. yesterday president enrique pena nieto scrapped plans to visit mr. trump next week. outraged at the president's insistence that mexico will pay for the wall. hours later white house press secretary spicer suggested the u.s. might impose a tax on mexican imports to raise the money. >> $50 billion at 20% of imports by doing it that way we can do $10 billion a year and easily pay for the wall just through that mechanism alone. >> reporter: while the white house later said the tax is just one idea on the table, members of the president's party spoke out. south carolina senator lindsey graham said any policy proposal which drives up costs of corona, tequila or margarita is
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a bad idea. mucho sad. >> reporter: today the president will meet with british prime minister theresa may at the white house. yesterday she addressed gop lawmakers gathered for a retreat in philadelphia. >> an america that's strong and prosperous at home is a nation that can lead abroad. but you cannot and should not do so alone. >> reporter: this will be mr. trump's first meeting with a foreign leader since becoming president. the president wrote on twitter this morning that mexico has taken advantage of the u.s. for long enough. >> russian president vladimir putin will speak with mr. trump tomorrow by phone. what will they discuss? >> reporter: a spokesman for the russian president says he will use the call to congratulate mr. trump on taking office and to talk about u.s.-russia relations. this morning kellyanne conway a senior counselor to mr. trump said they will discuss how to
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defeat radical islamic terrorism. mr. trump wants a strong relationship with russia. >> thank you. right now, the search is on for a suspected bank robber in santa clara county. he has been on the run for 20 hours now. kpix 5's anne makovec is live on highway 17 where he was reportedly last spotted. anne. >> reporter: this guy has evaded capture not once but twice over the past 20 hours. he is considered armed and dangerous. first authorities say he robbed a bank of america bank in scotts valley at around 10:00 yesterday morning. they got a surveillance picture but it doesn't show much. then he hopped into a white getaway car on northbound 17 hitting several other cars along the way. that triggered a full shutdown of the highway that lasted all day and into the night. scotts valley police officers then chased it over the hill into santa clara county. one of them opened fire near lexington reservoir. the suspect's car became
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disabled near redwood estates. so he took off on foot into the woods. at 10:30 last night authorities say he broke into a home on weaver at soda springs in los gatos. a woman came home and saw him. he was armed with her hunting knife. she says he then changed clothes and took off in her stolen van? >> he then ditched the van about 6 miles from where he stole it. it is believed that he is somewhere around elder croft heights at least that's where he was last seen about six hours ago. for neighbors, authorities say this. >> definitely to "shelter in place" lock their doors if they have exterior lights turn them on to make him more visible if he passes so they can call in and we can respond to apprehend him. >> reporter: law enforcement had dogs and investigators casing elder croft heights and that surrounding area all night but no sign of the robber. here's what he was last seen wearing. a green beanie, blue gloves, a
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teal sharks top, black and white shoes and dark pants. he has been on the run for 20 hours. we are talking very steep rugged terrain for the time he has been on foot which is most of the time and it is freezing out here, as well. we'll keep you posted if law enforcement gets any more clues. live near los gatos, anne makevoc, kpix 5. in half moon bay there's growing concern about erosion tearing up the coastline even after recent rains have passed. red tape now surrounds this state owned property at 6 alcatraz avenue. strong surf has been ripping up bluffs in the area leaving pipes exposed. and properties on shaky foundation. one local there says that high winds a full moon and king tides have been a very damaging combination for the coast. all right. 6:35 right now. we need some relief and we're getting it. >> we are. i don't know if you have been keeping track but this is going tonight first weekend that we have sunshine both days. >> we have been keeping track. >> have you? >> yes. [ laughter ] >> it seems like it's been
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raining all january and it's going town as the fourth wettest in the history of the san francisco, recorded history. good morning, we have clear skies for the most part. you see those wispy clouds out in the horizon? i'll show you where those are coming from. but right now, look at the calm bay waters and the air temperatures are pretty chilly. livermore is at 32. so it's freezing there. you will have to scrape some of the ice off the windshield again this morning for your morning commute. mid-30s in santa rosa. we do have the mid-30s also common from san jose all the way into santa clara. redwood city you know what i'm talking about it's a cold start to your morning. and in oakland and san francisco, pretty much mid- to high 50s around the rim of the bay so we have today full forecast in the forecast, the weekend the abundance of sunshine. then rain returns wednesday through friday. okay, see this right here? these are the clouds that you were just seeing in our live weather camera. these clouds are shaving away from the area of low pressure
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over the open waters right now. today cloudy from time to time, i'm still calling it mostly sunny and our temperatures will be just a couple of degrees warmer than yesterday from the mid-50s at rockaway beach all the way into half moon bay. also montara and moss beach temperatures common in the mid- 50s around the peninsula high 50s santa clara valley, mid-50s east of the bay and mid- to high 50s to the north. we'll have more coming up at 48 after the hour. here's my girl, roqui. >> thank you, roberta. okay, it's 6:37. let's take a look at your bay area roads this morning. not too bad just yet. so we're looking good. mass transit bart ace muni on time. capitol corridor though they have a delay on train 521. it's 17 minutes due to a drawbridge problem. so plan accordingly. on the roads, the bay bridge toll plaza, those metering lights are on. so traffic is backed up to the maze but you still have a 17- minute drive from the maze to downtown. so not too bad. the nimitz freeway looking good
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in both directions. 238 on 880 northbound in san leandro to the maze is the same, 17 minutes. traveling into the peninsula looking good from hayward to foster city. traffic is moving smoothly there. contra costa county at highway 4, antioch to pittsburg commute 30 miles per hour traffic moving so not too bad and then the altamont pass will take you 28 miles per hour to 30 miles per hour once you hit north flynn road and if you are traveling in pleasanton fyi if you were stuck in the traffic yesterday, you're looking good this morning. so that's some good news. south bay traffic 101, 280, 87 looking good all in the green. so that's your traffic. i'll send it to you. >> all right, roqui. thank you. a chain reaction crash caused traffic to back up for hours on 580 and that accident wound up closing down all westbound lanes of the freeway after a big rig got involved and burst into flames. it happened about 6 p.m. last night at peak commute time. one driver shared the fiery scene on facebook live. no one was hurt in the accident. all lanes reopened an hour ago. a live look now at the
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golden gate bridge where later today officials are set to approve a suicide net under it. it will cause traffic for years. as part of the proposal, chp would need an extra $2 million to deal with the traffic flow. construction will start this year and could last through2021. board members will also discuss a new ferry service. golden gate ferry wants to expand service between tiburon and san francisco. time now 6:39. tuition hike at uc campuses next year. we'll have details. >> the battle over rents control in richmond today. a judge will hear it in court. if granted, rent control to be put on hold. we'll have more coming up. >> and the dow opening above the 20,000 mark for the third day in a row. right now, it's up about a point. the market opened about 10
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minutes ago. coming up, we'll get an update from kcbs radio's financial reporter jason brooks. ,,
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joining us now... k-c-b-s radio financial reporter jason brooks. a lot of earnings reports for a silicon valley company as we wrap up another business week. joining us now is kcbs radio's financial reporter jason brooks. >> reporter: good morning. also the economy in focus today. 4th quarter growth was very weak. according to the commerce department, gdp was up by only 1.9%. overall, for 2016, it was up just 1.6%! that problem in the 4th quarter was that we have fewer exports while imports were on the rise so that increased the trait deficit. consumer spending up 2.5% but that was weaker than in the 3rd quarter which of course is a little bit of a surprise given the holiday shopping season. that will be weighed on by wall
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street today. lots of earnings coming in. and the winners include intel and microsoft. losing, we have companies like google, paypal and starbucks. their shares are down. also chevron is seeing its shares down even though it turned a profit in the recent quarter after a big loss a year earlier on lower oil prices. stock market off to a flat start this morning. the daou finished about 20,000 once again yesterday. let's check it. up by 13. nasdaq up 2. s&p down 1 in the early going. back to you. >> thank you, jason brooks from kcbs radio. time now for a look at what's coming up later on "cbs this morning." norah o'donnell has more from new york. good morning. >> reporter: hey, good morning to you, michelle. kellyanne conway joins us from the white house this morning. we'll talk with her about the president's first week and his plan to pay for the wall.
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>> plus only on "cbs this morning" the first in depth interview with mylan's ceo. what she thinks needs to change in the pharmaceutical industry and more about the epipen. >> china lunar new year draws a billion viewers. the biggest show on earth. see you at 7:00. >> thank you. today a judge is expected to decide the fate of richmond's new rent control laws. kpix 5's lisa chan is live in the newsroom on why people are speaking out right until the decision comes. lisa. >> reporter: rent control is an intense issue facing richmond during the november election. the battle continues. measure l mandates that the rent of apartments built prior to 1995 to not raise more than 3% annually while also making it illegal for landlords to ee investigate tenants if there is
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no just cause. however, the california apartment association is challenging the law. this is an ongoing issue since rent control was passed in 2015. the signatures were gathered to repeal it by misleading voters into signing petitions they believed were supporting rent control. >> we are raising the alarm bells in the community because this is a form of voter suppression. >> reporter: voters passed measure l by 65% in november. now, both parties will be in court today. if an injunction is granted rent control could be on hold while the lawsuit continues. the fair and affordable richmond coalition is holding a rally prior to the hearing at 12:30 in front of the contra costa county courthouse in martinez. live in the newsroom, lisa chan, kpix 5. all right. 6:46 right now. let's check traffic with roqui. >> thank you. yeah, you're roads are not too bad this morning on your friday. but we do have an update for tomorrow. saturday's commute if you are taking niles canyon road this will be closed between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. between sunol and fremont. so chp and crews can continue
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their search for the missing girl jayda jenkins after her car went into the alameda creek. so chp is warning everyone we have had a couple of cars go into the creek this week alone so make sure you're driving very safely through this area for this weekend and beyond, as well. and if you plan to take this tomorrow and you can't because it is closed, we suggest you continue on southbound 680 to mission boulevard north as your alternate route. okay, moving over now to the peninsula commute between hayward and foster city, you're looking so good. across the span of the san mateo bridge, same story across the bay bridge into downtown san francisco. the maze to downtown will take about 15 to 19 minutes. we have those metering lights on so that traffic is starting to back up to the maze but you're looking all right for your friday morning. a quick drive from 580 in san rafael to the golden gate toll plaza. westbound 37 closed at atherton and highway 101 due to the storms and flooding in the
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area. so chp is still diverting traffic off at atherton to give you a direct route back to 101. otherwise, all those green arrows in the area mean you're driving smoothly. >> thank you. 6:48. good morning on this friday. take a look at our live weather camera and look at thousands clouds. i'm going to share with you where those clouds are originating from. but right now, we do have some clear skies in our inland areas. temperatures around the bay area for the most part we have been dipping into the 30s and into the 40s. livermore you have just now dipped back down to 32 degrees. otherwise, san francisco is at 47. pretty much around the lip of the bay our numbers stacking up in the 40s. it looks like ron, boy, computers are messing up in the cold weather there. ron is reporting 38 degrees our weather watcher in the east bay in consumer report. thank you so much for checking in with us in concord. it's a cold morning a very cool start so have your jacket, gloves and scarf. this weekend sunny and warmer.
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temperatures in the low 60s. haven't seen that all week. rain returns here to the bay area by midweek. this right here, those clouds i was alluding to in our live weather camera, right here, they are breaking away a swath of cloudiness all associated with the main energy of this area of low pressure anchored offshore. we have had this home dome of high pressure and this low is just going to deflect off that ridge so even though we have another storm out there not this time is it going to interfere with our weekend plans. forging ahead towards midweek we have rain returning to the bay area for three consecutive days wednesday through friday. it looks like light rain at this particular time. it is a getaway friday. temperatures right now into the 30s with partly cloudy conditions in sacramento going up to 53. pristine monterey bay through pebble beach great golfing weekend across carmel, as well. 2 degrees going up to 34 in the high sierra this weekend slightly warmer bluebird skies, no need for the chains. but carry them. north star you have not seen any new snow in the past 24 hours but boy, you have layers
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and layers and layers of snow all the way to the south shore. it's going to be a great weekend for skiing. official sun-up is at 7:17. when the sun goes down, it cools off very rapidly. but meanwhile, our temperatures today in the mid- to high 50s. lots of sunshine today. a string of tranquil weather all the way through monday. we begin to see increasing clouds by tuesday. rain returns on wednesday through friday. have a great day. a university of california education is about to get more expensive. the board of regents approved the first tuition hike in seven years. in-state students will pay $12,630 a year about 2.5% increase. out-of-state tuition will rise by 4% to just over $40,000 a year. time now 6:50. nasa is paying tribute to the astronauts killed in a tragic accident 50 years ago today. >> reporter: the manhunt continues for an armed bank robber. it's been going on for
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♪ mysteriously dead in their home earlier this week. new this morning, a memorial is planned for a berkeley couple found mysteriously dead in their home earlier this week. roger and valerie with their cats were found monday afternoon in their apartment. the service takes place tonight from 6 to 8 at the ed roberts campus and so far investigators have not been able to determine a cause of death but have said they don't suspect foul play. ive things to know at the :55. president trump meets with british prime minister theresa may today. his first meeting with a foreign leader as president. it comes just after mexico's
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president scrapped his plans to visit mr. trump. yesterday president trump suggested a 20% tax on mexican imports to pay for the wall. vice president mike pence delivers remarks at a major pro- life rally in dc in a few hours. you're looking live at this "huge" crowd gathered in dc right now!! the event marks the 44th anniversary of the roe vs. wade decision. pence is the first vice president to ever address the huge crowd at the march for life events! nasa is marking 50 years since the apollo 1 tragedy. three astronauts were killed when the launch pad at cape kennedy erupted in flames on january 27, 1967. it happened as the crew was preparing for the first manned apollo flight. the golden gate bridge district is expected to award two contracts today to help install suicide prevention nets. yesterday, the district revealed that that work is expected to start this year and
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finish in 2021. several bay area counties are doing their annual count of the homeless population. this morning, volunteers in marin county started, contra costa county finishes later today. the count is necessary each year to receive federal funding. i'm anne makovec live in the santa cruz mountains where authorities have been hunting an armed bank robber for almost 24 hours. and he is barely evading capture twice. let's back this up to 10:00 yesterday morning when officers say this guy robbed a bank of america in scotts valley. hopped in a white getaway car on northbound 17 hitting several cars along the way triggering a full shutdown. highway that lasted all day into the night. he was chased into santa clara county by scotts valley officers. one of them shot at the vehicle near lexington reservoir disabling the vehicle near redwood estates and he took off
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into the woods. at 10:30 last night he broke into a home on weaver,in los gatos. he changed clothes armed with her hunting knife stole her van and took off. he ditched it 6 miles from where he stole it so he is somewhere around elder croft heights it's believed where he was last seen about 7 hours ago. here's what he was wearing a green beanie, blue gloves, a teal sharks top, black and white shoes and dark pants. the good news for commuters this morning is that highway 17 is reopened. live in the santa cruz mountains, anne makevoc, kpix 5. thank you, anne. it is 6:57. let's take a look at your bay area traffic starting with the altamont pass. you're looking good at 53 miles per hour through there to north flynn road just down to 32 miles per hour. so north tracy boulevard to the altamont pass will take you 21 minutes. if you are heading through livermore into pleasanton if you are stuck in the major traffic last night due to the big rig accident and fire, you are fully recovered and traffic
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is moving at 60 miles per hour. so happy driving there through pleasanton. and here's a look at the san mateo bridge from hayward to foster city. that will just be a 20-minute drive between 880 and 101. if you are traveling into downtown san francisco, here's a live look at the bay bridge toll plaza. those metering lights are on. traffic backed up towards the maze so not yet "friday light." but we are hoping for some "friday light" pretty soon. if you want to take mass transit throughout the area, it's all on time. i'll send it to you. >> all right, roqui. thank you. you have happy news and so do i. the u.s. drought monitoring report now says that we are officially out of the drought. i know you heard that for weeks but yes, it is true! we still need some work to be done in throughout the central valley and the southern california. please continue to conserve conserve. see those clouds? that's what you were seeing in our live weather camera.
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this is a s.w.a.t. of clouds moving in from time to time. we'll call it mostly sunny today. temperatures in the 50s. a variable wind 10 to 15 late day. nothing but full-on sunshine both days this weekend into monday. increasing clouds tuesday will lead to rain returning here to the bay area wednesday through friday. >> thank you. shenanigans aplenty in massachusetts as harvard university honored its hasty pudding woman of the year award. that's guard winning actress octave why spencer right there academy winning actress having fun in cambridge. fans were on hand for the festivities which is a roast. so spencer won an oscar for a movie in 2011 and nominated for best supporting actress for hidden figures. >> if you haven't seen hidden figures, go see it. it's incredible. cbs this morning is coming up
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