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pushed inland at least a good 45 to 50 miles. i'll talk about the impact this will have on your cinco de mayo forecast. >> it's busy out there. we are tracking delays for drivers through the altamont pass, also if you are using mass transit. we'll take a look at the times coming up. good morning, it's friday, may 5. i'm michelle griego. >> i'm kenny choi. the proposed healthcare bill is moving forward. >> kpix 5's anne makovec joins us now to tell us how it's different from obamacare. >> well, americans could certainly expect a lot of differences when it comes to what's now required for healthcare. but that is when this passes the senate. the changes in the house plan are profound. it would provide tax credits to people help them buy insurance but many low income and older americans would get less than obamacare currently provides. it also would allow states to opt out of obamacare's protections for people with pre- existing conditions.
replacing it instead with federally funded high risk pools. there would be big changes to medicaid after 2020, no new enrollees would be accepted. and the bill scraps obamacare's mandate that everyone must enroll in a health insurance program or pay a penalty on their taxes. >> obamacare's dead. so when you compare something to obamacare, obamacare is no longer living. and we have something that's going to be i think one of the best anywhere in the world and we look forward to it. >> democrats already gearing up to use the issue to attempt to take back control of the house in midterms next year. house minority leader nancy pelosi called it robin hood in reverse. she said in a tweet: ave gathered of in ion on exactly how this an - as it stands now d ct you. you can find t web site: cbs s-f dot com. >> reporter: we have a lot of information on exactly how this plan stands now and how it could affect you. you can find that on our website, cbssf.com. >> so tell us what's next as it
moves to the senate. >> reporter: there will be changes. when it passes, that will be by a slim margin. the republican majority is even smaller in the senate than it is right now in the house and several gop senators have expressed concerns. democrats are virtually united in their opposition to it. >> thank you. former democratic presidential nominee hillary clinton is encouraging her twitter followers to fight back following the vote. in a post, she wrote: a link whe ions are being collected fo re democratic opponents in all 3 districts where entatives voted for the bill. and you can expected more from clinton--- donations are being collect for future democratic opponents in all 35 swing districts where representatives voted for the bill and you can expect more from clinton. she will launch a political organization aimed at funding resistance groups opposing the president. according to cnn she is working with former aides and donors to
build and organization that will look to fund and invest in groups that have impressed her since her stunning 2016 election loss. californians could have more of a say in the next election. it would move up the june primary to the third tuesday in march making california the third primary in the nation after iowa and new hampshire. supporters of the bill say that it would give californians more influence in national decisions. two san jose police officers involved in a 2015 deadly shooting will not face charges. they shot and killed adrian rivera. the gang member attacked them with a meat cleaver. neither officer was equipped with a body-worn camera. the fatal shooting was a lawful use of self-defense. the confrontations happened as rivere what was being arrested for a stabbing. the victim survived. hayward police are looking
for joseph darling in connection to a 2015 fatal shooting. police say that darling may be in hayward, union city or fremont. anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call hayward police. now to traffic and weather. a live look outside. and at the roads. the morning rush is on. you can see that. drivers hitting the roads heading on to work. but as we start the weekend some changes are coming to our forecast. >> what's happening, roberta, with the forecast? first let's go to jaclyn with the commute. >> good morning. right now, anyone who is taking amass transit, we are tracking delays and this is due to ace train number one about 30 minutes late. ace train 3 starting to see some of those delays as well due to signal problems. so your ride on 580 the altamont pass may experience a few more cars on the roadway folks using that as another option this morning instead of using mass transit. we are starting to see a few more brake lights on that stretch in the yellow 30
minutes from 205 to 680. in the south bay, not too bad. we have that earlier accident and it looks like chp still on the scene. there was a gas spill on the road there so they had to get some absorbent and cleaning it up. our live weather camera shows a little bit of clearing around the rim of the bay. otherwise we are filled in with the areas of low clouds and fog for this friday morning. this is sunrise over the mount vaca area. we have the low clouds inland against mount vaca. 53 santa rosa, 57 san jose. settled into the 50s. satellite-radar does suggest that we have this weak upper level trough sagging over the state of california. it will produce a slight chance of a rain shower over the weekend. i don't think it's going to happen here but maybe just south of monterey bay. all right. the winds are breezy this morning. sfo at 13.
17 san francisco. we have winds up to 9 in concord. 21 fairfield. with the breezy winds west 10 to 20 today, 50s, no sunshine at the beaches. 60s peninsula, 70 morgan hill. east bay 60s and 70s. we'll have ample sunshine in the north bay but blustery in stinson beach at 64. the full weekend forecast is coming up. some big parking changes in the outer sunset. but first city officials want to hear from neighbors. jackie ward joins us from the sunset ahead of a public meeting later this morning. jackie. >> reporter: proposed changes the city believes would make drivers and bicyclists happy. but not everyone in the outer sunset is on board with these changes. between 39th and 40th on vicente they want to put in striped bike lanes that you see here on ortega street. the sfmta says this will give
bicyclists their own safe space on the road. farther down between 44th and 46th, the city wants to change the parallel spots to perpendicular ones for more spaces. some people who live in the area say not so face. >> i have four kids under 11. so i definitely don't want cars being parked at the degree where they are playing in front of one mishap and they are going to run one of them over. >> reporter: while the sfmta would be adding spots in some areas, they say for safety reasons, they would actually take some away for what they called daylighting purposes boy removing the spots on the corner of intersections by schools, drivers can see people in crosswalks oncoming traffic and kids walking to or from school more clearly, they say. so these are just proposed changes. they haven't been approved yet. that's why the sfmta is hosting another public hearing this morning at 10 a.m. at city hall. in san francisco, jackie ward, kpix 5. right now, some south san
francisco parents are waking up outdoors after an overnight campout. they are hoping to be first in line to sign their kids up for after-school programs. kpix 5 reporter jessica flores is live at orange memorial park where the parents are braving the chilly weather. >> reporter: michelle, that's right. these parents are now packing up. they are packing up some of their tents. they are waking up in this cold weather. but they are doing this because they want to make sure that their children get into some of those programs. registration opens at 7 a.m. the city is offering the program to city students, kindergarten through fifth grade. they have about 600 total spots. but only 40 openings. the programs aren't free. they cost about $400 a month. >> i mean, the monthly payment alone is going to be crazy but i mean it's what we have to do. we have no choice. you know, um, again, just to
try to get in is very difficult as you can see. >> reporter: returning families are preregistered. for everybody else who doesn't get a spot, they will be put on a waiting list. dozens of parents are here waiting. they are hopeful that they can get their children in these before and after-school programs. they say that child care out here in the bay area is like taking a second mortgage. these programs run from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. reporting live in south san francisco, i'm jessica flores, kpix 5. ♪[ music ] working to safeguard water the bay area reservoir being used as drought insurance for millions of californians. >> good morning. from our kpix weather center, today will be cooler than yesterday. but not as cool as saturday. the full forecast is straight ahead. >> your ride still looking good if you are making your way across the golden gate bridge this morning. but we are tracking some mass transit delays. we'll tell you all about it coming up. >> plus, in our tech report,
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♪ in our bay area watch: water officials are discussing good morning. time check 6:13 on this friday. cinco de mayo. it is a cloudy start as we look at san jose at this very early hour. we do have cloud cover. we have 59 degrees. we also have a wind out of the northwest at 6 rotating later today to the west 10 to 20 miles per hour. those clouds and the effect it will have on the weekend forecast. it's traffic and weather together at 6:18. in our bay area watch, water officials are discussing how to use loss vacar rose reservoir as drought insurance. under a deal the contra costa
water district would rent out space in the reservoir to westland water district. westland doesn't need it yet but could use it to irrigate crops if it faces a water shortage in the future. currently it's at 98% of its capacity. later today, we should get an update on the sunken both in the bay. it capsized south of the bay bridge during a storm last month. the sunken boat is sitting on top of the transbay tube. coast guard divers have been working to flip it over and pull it to land. and they hope to get that done on sunday. coast guard officials are holding a press conference about the barge today at noon to give more details. relief for people living in the muir beach area. today highway 1 between the panoramic highway split and green gulch reopens. winter storms sent parts of highway 1 sliding down a hill.
it's not the only area hit hard. caltrans officials say there are 17 storm-related work sites in marin so far which cost an estimated $13 million. time now 6:15. jaclyn, you told us you were going to explore some beaches last week. was it baker beach? >> i went to baker beach and i also was down at ocean beach. and i took my dog. she loves the beach but doesn't like water. >> oh, yeah. >> that's okay. >> at baker beach everyone was clothed there? >> the section i was at, yes. >> a lot of nude bathers out there, right? >> especially when the weather is conducive which with won't be this week. so keep the clothes on. [ laughter ] >> roberta's advice for the weekend, clothes on. >> especially with all the partying tonight for cinco de mayo. keep your clothes on. [ laughter ] >> let's get a quick check on traffic. we are tracking some delays for mass transit. we did have ace train delays one and three. now those are clearing up but
it looks like bart will have a weekend closure so bart running on time now, i should say that first. but between fruitvale and west oakland, the track will be closed. no trains will be running between those two stations all weekend long. and you can expect 20 to 40- minute delays. now, they will have a bus bridge in place for you, a free shuttle. but you will need to factor that into your ride coming up this weekend. we are tracking some earlier problems along highway 4. an accident near morello. you can see those slowdowns approaching 242 and 680. you will be tapping on the brakes under 35 minutes as you make your way out of antioch into hercules. here's a look at the san mateo bridge. er stalled vehicle not blocking languages. just a visual digs tracks. still in the green 15 minutes from hayward to foster city. a backup at the bay bridge continues through the maze but we are getting reports of some
problems on the lower deck of the bay bridge. some debris a car hit that and other cars all stopped in one of the lanes. so do expect slowdowns if you are heading across the lower deck of the bay bridge. hat's a check of your traffic; over to you. thank you, jaclyn. let's do this. our live weather camera this morning looking out from our kpix 5 studios pass pier 9 where the flag is on the fly. it's difficult to see but the wind is blowing out of the south. meanwhile, we do have a little hole in the stratus in the form of some low clouds and fog. it's surging inland a good 50 miles. sfo we have the overcast skies. now delays one hour and five minutes on some arriving flights due to the very low ceiling. temperature-wise we are into the 50s from santa rosa to the north to san jose to the south and to the east oakland at 56 degrees livermore also in the mid-50s. winds have been picking up right now at 15 in oakland. 17 in san francisco.
13 sfo. when you see that westerly wind that's an onshore push. very indicative of the return of the low clouds and fog. 21-mile-per-hour winds today in fairfield. winds sustained later today 10 to 20 and occasional stronger gusts. it's happy time. john milner santa rosa says it's overcast, cool there, it's 52 degrees. the winds have been picking up from time to time. john miller has his bermudas on! thanks for checking in with us. the big pressure is out of here. the area of low pressure, watch what happens as i call on our futurecast. it skims along the coast into parts right there by saturday night triggering some thunderstorms in the high sierra. some showers want to come into the back door into the bay area, i just don't believe it's going to happen. we do have today the sunny skies pretty much even away from the coast. then we fill in with this weak trough as it passes through with the cloud cover. saturday morning, low clouds and fog hang very tight to the san mateo coastline. then we see that little speck
of green here and there. that's that chance of a light shower. but if we see anything, just a couple of raindrops. again, i really don't think it's going to happen. all that precipitation will be south of monterey bay. so sunday we will see some clearing of the skies but boy, it's going to be a breezy weekend. some wind gusts up to 25. we have a wind advisory in place for today for the high sierra. some of these gusts up to 35. rain around the northwestern quadrant of the state. 85 in fresno. 72 in yosemite where we have a flood warning in effect and that's basically for the merced river. so the low clouds and fog spilling across the area today matching this morning's sunrise, which was at 6:09 setting at 8:04. we'll see it, not so much at the coast where today's high temperature in the 50s. 60s bayside, 60s peninsula. up to the low 70s away from the bay. here's the extended forecast. unsettled this weekend with partly to mostly cloudy skies. we'll begin to clear out late on sunday into your monday. and by the way, cinco de mayo
festival. it's tomorrow. and it's san francisco mission district. cool and breezy. and a la carte an art festival is always fun in mountain view with mild conditions. michelle, what are you doing this weekend? >> um, i'm going to celebrate somehow but, you know, it's always celebrating with the kids, roberta. [ laughter ] >> okay. >> i know. i know. it's still fun. now in our tech report, google map is working to become more accurate. the tech giant just announced in a blog post that it plans to update maps with clearly visible street names, numbers and businesses with the help of street view technology. researchers with the ground truce team have been working on the project. snapchat just revealed a new feature. for its video camera sunglasses. after the first version that was released in november, it was a disappointment. a patent for the new version of the spectacles was published yesterday. developers say those two displays at the top of the glasses could sense what is around you and then also display augmented reality. and i'm dennis o'donnell.
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look at this feed to kevin durant. 25 points. 7 assists. but utah scored 35 in the third. thanks mostly to that man! gordon hayward the former butler cut the warriors leads to single digits. there was a nervous moment later when draymond tweaked his knee. he left the game later returned. but keep an eye on that. under 4 minutes to go warriors up 11. steph curry puts the game away with a kiss off the glass and no, he did not call it. warriors won game 2, 115-104. >> what are your thoughts on keeping the team motivated and focused having not been tested yet in the play-offs? >> i'm going to switch seats with you next game. [ laughter ] >> then you let me know if you thought that was easy. [ laughter ] >> i mean, i knew my knee was just locking up a little bit. i had it before. one time it happened when i was in college and i rebounded in michigan two days later the
whole team. that was pretty good. >> game three saturday in utah. game 4 on monday. quick baseball note. the oakland a's make it a laugher actually sort of. they beat minnesota 8-5. i'm dennis o'donnell. see you tonight. south san francisco parents spent the night in tents. why they are saying it's all because of expensive child care. they are trying to get into after-school programs. details coming up.
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>> it passed but now there's a push to let voters have a shot at repealing california's gas tax aimed to help make road repairs. [ singing ] >> the gop healthcare bill has cleared its first major hurdle. but the battle isn't over. >> i think we'll get it through. the republicans are very united like seldom before. >> good morning, everyone. it's friday, may 5. i'm michelle griego. >> i'm kenny choi. kpix 5's anne makovec joins us in studio to tell us what the impact the healthcare bill may have when it becomes law. >> reporter: it will certainly be significant but that is a big if. the bill now heads to the senate, where it will have changes. as it stands, it would provide tax credits to help people buy insurance. many low income and older americans will get less than under current law. insurers would be allowed to charge older customers 5 times
more than younger wednesday instead of three times more. states would also be allowed to eliminate requirements that insurance plans cover a set of basics including maternity care and emergency services. >> it's a very good bill right now. the premiums are going to come down very substantially. the deductibles are going to come down. >> democrats taking a firm stand against it. none voted for it in the house yesterday. california's delegation in congress is speaking out across the board. >> it's not going to pass the senate in this form. and we'll have the time now i think to further make the case to the american people about why if you have a pre-existing condition you may have just lost your healthcare. >> reporter: under obamacare insurers couldn't refuse coverage to people with pre- existing conditions. and those people could not be forced to pay more. the house's planned alternative is a high risk pool to cover
those people that there may be concern it won't be enough money. east bay congressman mark desaulnier said: we'll know a lot more about the impacts of t hen the ressional budget off weighs in. in the me we've compile of information it could ct you hat on >> we are going to know more about the impact of this plan when the congressional budget office weighs in. in the meantime, we have compiled a lot of information on how it could affect you. you can find it on our website, cbssf.com. >> thank you. the final meeting to discuss san jose's autonomous vehicle plans is tonight. lyft, gm and ford are among a dozen other companies expected to talk about the plan for driverless cars in public transit. the effort is part of mayor sam liccardo's vision for a smart city. tonight's meeting will be a continuation of the first meeting that happened in january. earlier this week google announced it was testing a large feet open to the public in and around phoenix. dozens of parents are
camping out at a city park in south san francisco right now for a chance to sign up their children for after-school programs. kpix 5 reporter jessica flores is live at orange memorial park with the latest. jessica. >> reporter: michelle, it's been a long night for these parents. they slept overnight in tents hoping to snag a spot for their kids in after-school programs. now, i want you to take a look behind me. they have now packed up their tents. they are standing in line. dozens of parents. and the doors open here in about half-hour at 7 a.m. so they can register their kids, hopefully register their kids, or get on a waiting list for the before and after-school programs. some of these parents have been lined up since yesterday early- morning hours around 3:30 a.m. that's when the line started. the city parks and recreation department is offering the programs to city students, kindergarten through fifth grade. they have about 600 total spots but only 40 openings total. some schools only have about 10 spots open. >> what are we going to do with
our kids after school? you know? we have to work until 6:00 or whatever. and you have to have child care. you know? so we can work. and so with only ten spots open, you have to get in line for it. >> reporter: and these programs aren't free but parents say they are the most affordable options for them. they cost about $400 a month. returning families are preregistered and for families who don't get remaining spots parks and rec will open up waiting lists. now, the programs run at six different schools across the district. monday through friday 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. live in south san francisco, i'm jessica flores, kpix 5. time now 6:34. so roberta, it looks like this weekend is going to be different than last. >> i said i had a little story. [ laughter ] >> we want to get to the forecast. >> no weather. >> quick story then the forecast. >> a quick story. you know, how the cobblers and kids they run around with no
shoes on? >> five seconds. >> i told my son yesterday it was too windy to go flying the drone and he said no, mom. i said trust me it's too windy and he flew it and i get a cell phone call, mom i can't find the drone. it took off. >> crash and burn. >> but guess what the next door app i put out there lost drone and somebody responded and found it on the next door app lost and found. >> you should always listen to your mom. >> that's the moral of the story! [ laughter ] outside now a look at our live weather camera. we have clouds at the bay and look at that beautiful view from sutro tower looking north. temperatures right now are in the 50s. the winds have been picking up. trust me when i say the winds are blowing! right now in fairfield out of the southwest, 21 miles per hour. so the clouds are pushed inland this morning. it will be a breezy day. we will have sunshine back to the coast today. otherwise pretty socked in at the beaches in the 50s, 60s common around the peninsula.
70 in morgan hill. east bay numbers remember wednesday 95, 96? no chance. 60s and low 70s at best. and with the sunshine, but the breezy winds west 10 to 20, 70 in sonoma, we have big-time changes coming up for your weekend. we'll talk about that. but right now let's send it over to jaclyn. good morning. we are tracking a couple of problems for drivers making their way across the lower deck of the bay bridge. some debris in the lanes has caused a few cars to get some flat tires and they are reported to be blocking one of those lanes just before treasure island. if you are heading eastbound across the lower deck. right now, over at the bay bridge toll plaza, it looks more like a parking lot and traffic is backed up to the foot of the maze there. once you get past that, though, it moves into the city. we are seeing slowdowns for folks making their way through berkeley along westbound 80. you can see speeds drop get low 50 miles per hour. no accidents along the stretch. we're in the yellow for all of our "super commuter" routes.
that is a check of traffic. thank you. california voters could have a shot at repealing the new gas tax. assemblyman travis allen filed papers with the state attorney general yesterday to try to get a measure on the ballot. he wants to gather 365,000 signatures from voters so they can repeal the new laws. governor jerry brown signed the bill to raise gas taxes and increase vehicle fees. allen says voters should have had a say. if he collects enough signatures, the initiative could be placed on the november ballot next year. we are following breaking news out of west virginia where the pilot and copilot were killed when a cargo plane ran off the runway. this is the scene a short time ago in charleston. you might be able to see the smoke there in the distance. the plane was landing and skidded down a steep wooded hillside. airport officials are in the middle of trying to find money to extend and rebuild the runway. family members of the victims of the san bernardino terrorist attack are suing several bay area tech giants.
their lawsuit claims that facebook, google and twitter provided a platform for the "islamic state" to recruit members and grow. in december of 2015, syed farook and his wife opened fire at an office christmas party killing 14 people and they died in the shootout later with police. in the complaint the plaintiffs said: most feared terrorist group in the world would no been possible." man accused of killing police officer will be back in day. mark e is facing murder charges. he pleaded not guilt case. the man accused of killing a hayward police officer will be back in court today. mark estrada faces murder charges. he pleaded not guilty in the case. prosecutors say he shot and killed sergeant scott lunger three years ago. lunger was a 15-year police veteran. other officers claim estrada started shooting for no reason. today's hearing will determine if there's enough evidence for him to stand trial. we may find out today avert in the high-profile murder
trial involving a south bay teen who disappeared five years ago. jurors began deliberations yesterday. antolin garcia-torres is on trial for allegedly kidnapping and killing 15-year-old sierra lamar back in 2012. prosecutors have highlighted forensic evidence that they say connects the suspect to lamar. but the defense has tried to cast doubt on the dna evidence mainly because lamar's body has never been found and said she just ran away. time now 6:39. a warning for bart riders. where you can expect weekend closures next. >> plus, why amazon's ceo is selling off $1 billion in company stock. >> the market just opened up 10 minutes ago. let's check the big board. the dow is down about 9 points. coming up we'll get an update from kcbs radio's financial reporter jason brooks. ,,
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we have cinco de mayo saturday in the mission district cool and breezy for the festive. how about the art festival saturday and sunday in mountain view? high 60s and mild. and if you are heading to the coast in half moon bay, we have some sunshine during the afternoon hours. it's the dream machines in the mid-60s. time for a look at what's coming up later on "cbs this morning." norah o'donnell has more from new york. >> reporter: good morning. happy friday. ahead, what's next for healthcare? now that the house passed the republican plan. we'll talk with a political strategist and the ceo of permanente medical group. plus, the well known national charity cards for kids is accused of misleading donors in one state. there's a new report on where the money is really going. >> and the new shoes designed to help runners make history by
finishing a marathon in under 2 hours. impressive. see you at 7:00. >> thank you. good news for tesla owners. the automaker will own a line of company owned body shops for car owners in need of out of warranty repairs. it comes as part of an infrastructure effort to expand tesla's presence in preparation for the launch of the affordable model 3 later this year. tesla says that it will also expand the existing network of third party certified body shops. amazon's ceo jeff bezos has sold nearly $1 billion in stock as part of a twice yearly divestiture. he says the stock sales will fuel his company called blue origin even after the sale he still holds about 17% of amazon's stock according to bloomberg. bezos devotes about $1 billion every year to the space venture. new unemployment numbers are out this morning and billionaire investor warren
buffett is dumping shares in a tech icon. joining us now is kcbs radio's financial reporter jason brooks. >> reporter: good morning. happy friday. good news on the job market. the labor department says employers added 211,000 jobs in april. that was more than expected. although it did revise march's weak gain a little lower. the unemployment rate fell by a point to 4.4%. that's the lowest it's been since may of 2007. and wages continued to grow up another 2.5% compared it a year earlier. it's a good start for the economy in the 2nd quarter after the 1st quarter was slow as far as growth. and it's all about buying low and selling high when it comes to investing but even a billionaire like warren buffett can sometimes get it wrong. buffett is selling a third of his 81 million shares in ibm. he bought into ibm several years ago but the stk was trading near an all-time high.
it's been lower ever since. ibm really losing out in its professional services as amazon and microsoft have made big inroads into cloud computing. as a result ibm shares are falling on that bit of news. the stock market overall is fairly flat and mixed this morning. let's check it. a a 900- square-fo a little bit of health from the tech sector as they rebound from yesterday's results. >> thank you, jason brooks from kcbs radio. a broken-down 80-year-old 900-square-foot home in palo alto just sold for $2.6 million. the home hit the market in february for an asking price of just under $2 million. and it sold well over the asking price. tech workers say they have launched many public complaints about the obscene cost of life in the valley. fremont is going green. earlier there week a city council member changed the
rules for new housing developments. they must have solar panels and wiring for electric vehicle charging stations. the city says it's an attempt to reduce energy consumption. heads up this morning for bart riders some stations shut down this weekend. bart is closing the tracks between fruitvale and lake merritt in oakland tomorrow and sunday for some maintenance. crews are upgrading rails, circuits and switches during half a dozen weekends over the next few months. free bus rides will be provided. all right. 6:47. let's check traffic with jaclyn. good morning. yes, you can expect 20 to 40- minute delays with bart closures so just keep that in mind if you are planning on using mass transit this weekend. we are tracking a fire that's reported along highway 87 right near almaden expressway. fire crews are on the scene. no word if lanes are blocked. but slowing down to the capitol
expressway. northbound 101 heavy through the south bay. no crashes. highway 92 now in the red. san mateo bridge out of hayward heading into foster city is just a little over 25 minutes for your drive heading westbound. this is a live look at 880 making your way through oakland and you can see everyone is on their best driving behavior along this stretch where it's been quiet. speeds in the green on 880. over towards the bay bridge toll plaza, still very "slow, stop, go" kind of ride and once you get past that out of the maze into downtown not too bad 20 minutes. that lower deck that we had some problems earlier with some flat tires due to metal debris we are in the yellow for 580 through the altamont pass and highway 4 in the eastshore freeway a little sluggish. hat's a check of your traffic; over to you. are you wearing red for cinco de mayo? >> yeah. >> you're partying today, aren't you? >> oh, yeah. >> good morning. let's go ahead and take a look outside. we have gray skies right now
kind of hard to tell that definite but a little bit on the blue side -- no, we have low clouds and fog. looking towards coit tower this morning at telegraph hill, can you imagine the visibility from those places right there? perched right around pioneer park just gorgeous. all right. how about another view. this is pretty also. this is from our sutro tower camera looking north towards sausalito and tiburon as the marine layer continues to surge onshore. it's deepening. it's so deep this morning about 1,000 feet that we have delays at sfo on some arriving flights at one hour and five minutes. temperature-wise into the 50s across the board. the warmest location happens to be san jose or the most mild i should say. at 57 degrees. winds there north-northwest at 10. westerly at 17 in san francisco and 15 at oakland. that means the winds are coming from the west off the water so we have a cool air mass aloft so it's a lot cooler out the door this morning. 21-mile-per-hour winds right now in the fairfield area.
orinda, mountain view, concord, fairfield, all in the 50s right now according to our weather watchers and thanks so much for checking in. clouds push inland this morning at least a good 45, 50 miles. breezy conditions for the commute. below average temperatures this weekend. and it looks partly to mostly cloudy for the most part. this ridge of high pressure is now out of here traversing to the east. watch what happens to this area of low pressure according to our futurecast. it skims the coast and ends up across southern california by saturday night. sparking a few thunderstorms in the high sierra. so today as we walk you through your forecast, we do have the clearing of the skies. then the weak disturbance just hangs out over the bay area. partly cloudy to mostly cloudy for saturday morning. and then here's that chance of a raindrop or two during the afternoon on saturday. but i'm kind of bullish on it. i really think if we see any precipitation it will be south of monterey bay. so sunday we'll gradually clear out but it's going to be breezy brisk. meanwhile in throughout the
central valley for this getaway friday 70s and 80s through fresno and monterey bay. 35-mile-per-hour gusts yosemite 72 degrees with flood warnings for the merced river. meanwhile your satellite-radar again shows us socked in at this hour but we'll clear away from the coast temperatures into the 60s and 70s. high 50s in pacific what through half moon bay into moss and montara beaches. nearly 70 in san jose and in santa clara. high 60s in santa rosa. here's your extended forecast. boy, what a difference from wednesday when we had 10 record- breaking events into the mid- 90s. now we have sunny skies and mid- 70s looking for something to do tomorrow it is the cinco de mayo festival. it's in the mission district cool and breezy in the 60s. also we have the a la carte art festival always so much fun. great food, great art. in the high 60s. have a great day.
the truckee river near reno is raging and people are flocking to the river to see something they haven't seen in years. but despite the warnings, firefighters and some locals say that faster stronger and colder water won't keep them from floating. thrill seekers know the risk but hope that the proper preparation and equipment can increase their safety. >> i do it every year. it's definitely dangerous. but the challenge is exciting. >> i want to just go out there and do it but maybe with a group of people. >> to get a raft, a life vest, a helmet, a heavy pair of shoes, wet suit, and just kind of go for it. >> many kayakers have had a similar mentality in recent weeks. it's been easy to spot the bright green boats on the rapids. coming up, the healthcare debate as the new federal plan passes the house. what's in it and what's next. ,,,,,,,,,,
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telling you that drivers that switch to progressive save an average of $548! whoo! i mean, whoo. republican plan *did pass through the house of s it stands: i'm anne makovec. following the healthcare debate, it is not over even though the latest republican plan passed the house of representatives. as it stands, it would provide tax credits to help people buy insurance. many low income and older americans would get less that under obamacare. states can also opt out of protections for people with pre- existing conditions replacing them with high risk pools. and the bill scraps obama's mandate that forces people to buy health insurance or get taxed as a penalty. the president tweeted this morning, big win in the house! very exciting! but when everything comes together with the inclusion of phase 2, we will have truly great healthcare.
>> let me break the bad news to the president. that the president, i'm sorry to disappoints you, this bill in its current form is not getting through the senate. >> well, it will be a tough fight. the republican majority in the senate is much slimmer. several gop senators have already expressed qualms about the house bill. democrats are virtually united in their opposition to it. we are going to know more about the plans when the congressional budget office weighs in. for now though we have a lot of information on how it could affect you on our website, cbssf.com. all right. anne, thank you so much. time now 6:57, time for your "final 5. family members of the victims. san bernardino attack are suing several bay area tech giants. their lawsuit claims that facebook, google and twitter provided a platform for the "islamic state" to recruit members and grow. we now know a silicon valley executive and his wife were killed by their daughter's ex-boyfriend. police say that his failed relationship with the victim's
daughter is likely the motive. tomorrow montessori school in san jose is closed this morning after someone vandalized the school. parents say it happened wednesday night or thursday morning. windows were broken and rooms were completely trashed. today we may find out a verdict in the murder trial involving a south bay teenager who disappeared five years ago. antolin garcia-torres is on trial for allegedly kidnapping and killing 15-year-old sierra lamar in 2012. california voters could have a shot at repealing the new gas tax. assemblyman travis allen filed papers with the state attorney general yesterday to try to get the measure on the ballot. we're tracking a nice ride for folks making their way across the golden gate bridge. but we're tracking some delays for folks heading over to the bay bridge toll plaza. you can see that backup continues to stretch into the foot of the maze. and along the eastshore freeway. the maze to downtown in the green across the upper deck. we are tracking some problems. we have a truck that went into
a sinkhole and you can see this picture here. the live shot at fifth and townsend, looks like public works is on the scene and they will be closing the road. so do expect delays in the area. it will be a mess there until get that truck cleared out of the way. that's not a good thing. [ laughter ] >> good morning, everyone. take a look at this. this is absolutely gorgeous. this is a layer of low clouds and fog pushing onshore currently. temperatures are in the 50s from santa rosa all the way to san jose. high 50s at the beaches. 60s bay and peninsula to the high 60s and low 70s inland. breezy west winds 10 to 20. it will be a breezy brisk weekendas well with partly to mostly cloudy skies clearing on sunday. a little sunshine monday through thursday. >> ready for the party. >> wahoo! >> i got to put my chef hat on
and steam the tamales. i'm excited! ♪[ music ] . good morning to our viewers in the west. it is friday, may 5th, 2017. welcome to "cbs this morning." president trump celebrates after the house nearly passes his bill to repeal obamacare. senate republicans are working on major changes. >> a terror alert for the trucking and bussing industry. the tsa warns companies to look out for people stealing their vehicles. >> kars4kids is accused of misleading donors. the report on where its money is really going. >> but we begin with a look at today's "eye opener." your world is 90 seconds.