tv KPIX 5 News Early Edition CBS May 15, 2017 4:30am-5:01am PDT
big pause because that was an exhausting game. i was in the airplane watching it and that's not a good way to watch it. i had the whole plane watching the game after a couple of outbursts. we thought we were in disguise. >> air turbulence there. did you have a happy mother's day? >> yes. the kids made breakfast and so it was nice. and i got to do whatever i wanted which was shopping. >> i've got a graduate. >> he's off the payroll now. >> he's exhausted. he's going to sleep for about a week now. it's hard when you see what school does to those kids the last week before graduation. he didn't sleep for 72 hours because they threw a project on him in which he had to develop a show, a program that was going to air on local television for 22 minutes. 22 minute program he had to put together in a matter of days.
>> congratulations. >> yes. >> good to see all of you out there. thanks for rising and shining with us as you get ready to kick start a brand-new week. we are down right now as far as our temperatures are concerned but we are going to wrap up the workweek with temperatures well above average. right now 42 cool degrees in santa rosa, 53 degrees in san francisco. later today we are talking about some pretty blustery winds. starting to kick up now especially around the peninsula, 16 sfo, 12 half moon bay, 10 in antioch, 14 now in fairfield. these winds will gust 20 to 30 late day, especially along the seashore. temperaturewise, 50s and 60s, a few low 70s to the north and well to the east out towards the delta. we will talk about the unseasonably cool temperatures and also we will talk about the day we are going to hit 90 degrees. that's coming up. but right now let's say good morning to jacqueline. >> good morning. right now we are tracking nice and easy driving conditions. here's a live look at the bay bridge toll plaza, a few cars kicking off your monday morning
commute along with 580 if you're making your way through the altamont pass, a few brake lights. our travel times remain in the green as you make your way to 680. that is a check of your traffic. back over to you guys. >> thank you. as the workweek gets underway, there is significant concern that a recent cyber attack could rear its head on computers on cross the u.s. older versions of windows are especially vulnerable. betty nguyen shows us the scope, the symptoms and everything being done to stop it. >> reporter: security experts warn that the problem will only get bigger in the new workweek. >> what's happening is that there are people that are going to go back to their offices that could have been infected last week and took friday over or maybe over the weekend and they are going to turn on their computer and the unhappy surprise of having none of their files. their files all encrypted. >> reporter: already ransomware has blocked more than 200,000 computers in more than 150 countries.
it disrupted operations at hospitals, banks and government agencies. europe's policing director, rob wainwright. >> ransomware becoming the threat, this the global reach is unprecedented. >> reporter: the attack basically holds your system hostage forcing users to pay $300 or risk their data being erased. security analyst and former san francisco fbi special agent jeff harp. >> once they have got into your system, it's painstakingly difficult to get it out. it causes a dissection of a lot of different things through the internet at wherever -- whatever company has been infiltrated. >> reporter: over the weekend, a cyber security engineer and a british researcher that goes by the handle malware tech stumbled on a way to temporarily limit the spread of the worm. it likely bought precious time for organizations trying to block the attack. betty yu, kpix5 5.
>> experts are calling on companies to update software and back up data frequently. in a blog post microsoft says there should be greater cooperation between the government and the private sector on cyber threats. authorities investigating arson as a likely cause of a fire in emeryville over the weekend. it erupted at a construction site on saturday. firefighters say it's dangerous around the area because of all the debris and possible hot spots. over the weekend crews removed a crane that they were worried could melt and fall over. >> whether it would have reached one of the structures joining here here right now, i don't know but it could have fallen and taken other pieces of debris from this with it and ricocheted up into windows and put residents at risk. >> firefighters say they are keeping a close eye on some twisted metal at the top of the construction site. they are worried that it could crash down to the streets below which is why they are still closed. no word yet when it will reopen. federal agents are joining local arson investigators to try to figure out the cause.
they say it's still in the early stages. >> as you can imagine, with a fire in the same location, you know, within a 10 month period, the investigation team has a very big task ahead of them. >> investigators could be at the site for another week. this week a big funding fight between the uc system and sacramento could reach a boiling point. comes after a scathing audit reports a secret university slush finance. >> hey, hey. >> reporter: judgment day is coming for a recent price hike at uc schools. this week the regents will hold several days of meetings in san francisco and some say the university is no longer in a position to demand more money. in january the university of california regents voted to raise tuition and fees by about $300, saying the university is strapped for cash. >> with growth comes new
financial challenges. >> reporter: a few months later the state auditor released explosive findings about the office of the president that it failed to disclose $175 million in funds, that it's providing exorbitant salaries and benefits and interfered with the audit itself by changing answers to surveys by the auditor. after hearing about the audit, janet napolitano apologized for the medalling and promised to make changes going forward. >> the auditor made 33 recommendations to u cop and we have agreed to implement all of them. >> reporter: just in case, governor jerry brown's proposed budget holds back $50 million from the uc and says the money can only be released with the -- when the state auditor says the university has made progress on the reforms. >> and i put the 50 million in there so we can hold their feet to the fire. we will keep the money until they perform to the auditor's satisfaction. >> reporter: but still a matter of the tuition hike set to go into effect this fall.
lieutenant governor gavin newsom who is on the board of regents has already tweeted the board must reverse its tuition decision and on thursday the regents will discuss the audit and debate on the tuition hike seems inevitable. katherine baker agrees that tuition should be frozen but that's not all. >> they should freeze the budget and the salaries and administrative suspensions within the office of the president until all of the budget recommendations in the audit's report are adopted fully. >> reporter: melissa caen, kpix5. some of the best cyclists in the world arrive in the city today. >> state two of the amgen tour will begin in san jose. the 90-mile leg starts in modesto and then winds over mount hamilton. the entire race wraps up saturday in pasadena. how is the weather shaping up for all the cyclists today? >> pretty windy for the cyclists especially on the climb up to mount hamilton and then the decent, they will have fierce winds and they won't be like the winds that carry you
either. headwinds. >> watch out for the domino effect. >> a lot better than last year when we had the rain as they were breezing through the bay area. good morning, everybody. this morning no rain. we have a little bit of condensation associated with a marine layer stuck up next to the coast. trying to take a look at the golden gate bridge shot here. trying to see how blustery the flag is in the ski -- sky. 50 in san jose. you require a light jacket heading out for your monday. right now winds up to 16, sfo, 12 at half moon bay, 10 in san ramon, the winds are variable and they are increasing. fairfield with a 14-mile-per- hour wind. the winds will become more consistent out of the west 10 to 20 with gusts later on in the day 20 to 30 miles per hour. average high temperatures this time of the year right in san francisco, 64, but instead 60 degrees. redwood city should be at 72, checking in today in the mid- 60s. concord 71 down a couple of
degrees and 5 degrees below where we should be in san jose. your pinpoint forecast today 50s at the beaches, 60s around the bay, up to 72 santa rosa, napa, the warmest location. and discovery bay also in brentwood and orwood, high 60s in san jose through santa clara. send it over to jacqueline. >> right now tracking a pretty nice and easy ride. speeds are in the green for drivers making their way through the south bay. no delays and no accidents as you head out the door. here's a live look at the san mateo bridge and speeds in the green if you're heading out of hayward into foster city, we have a nice and easy 14 minute ride, the tail lights inching their way in the westbound direction. seeing brake lights pop up on our screen here, a few slowdowns making your way through the westbound 580 from the altamont pass to the 680, a 25 minute commute. we haven't jumped into the
yellow travel time just yet. highway 4 looking if you're heading out of antioch into hercules. >> thank you. nearly one week after president trump abruptly fired james comey, the search for a new fbi director continues. senate democrats are already discussing the possibility of blocking any nominee until a special prosecutor is appointed to look into russian enter fierce in -- interference in the 2016 election. james clapper blasted comey's removal saying the president is eroding the u.s. government system of checks and balances. a bill in washington could have immigrant farm workers get their green cards. dianne feinstein and kamala harris -- after several years of continued work, they would then be eligible for a green card. >> if not for them, americans would not be able to give thanks at their dinner tables
every day. >> according to a uc davis study about 70% of california's farm workers are undocumented. time now 4:41, more and more women being diagnosed with lung cancer despite having never smoked. who doctors say is most at risk. plus one bay area school pays special tribute to the nation's oldest park ranger. ,,,, who are these people? the energy conscious people among us say small actions can add up to something... humongous.
the pa we have learned more about the suspect in a police chase that turned deadly in concord. the passenger of this white car died on saturday night during a chase that started in clayton. the driver, amy fiescanaro was hospitalized and survived. she was pulled over in 2009 for allegedly stealing a car but when an officer tried to arrest her, she sped off dragging him for 90 feet. that officer survived with minor injuries. this morning hollywood is remembering actor powers booth.
he apassed away -- he passed away at his home yesterday. his publicist says he died of natural causes. the emmy winner was 68 years old. the private service will be held in his home state of texas. a startling statistic this morning, lung cancer kills more women than breast, ovarian and uterine cancer combined. one of the patients is a woman known in vietnam as the queen of the startups and she has never smoked. kpix5's elizabeth cook shows us why she and others like her may be at a greater risk. >> reporter: 31-year-old toi trong packs a lot into life. she was born in vietnam and immigrated to the u.s. as a teenager. >> i immigrate here through the u.s. with my family when i was 17 years old. >> reporter: after graduating from usc, she launched three startups. she developed smartphone apps. she sold one to a silicon valley gaming company for more
than $1 million. last year she traveled to vietnam to produce a feature film. while in hanoi, she landed in the er with fluid in her lungs and a terrifying diagnosis. >> they confirmed that i had lung cancer. >> reporter: back in california doctors revealed her disease was advanced. she had stage four lung cancer. it had spread to other parts of her body. >> and you never smoked? >> i never smoked in my life. >> reporter: toi isn't alone. doctors are seeing a growing proportion of lung cancer in women who have never smoked. >> reporter: one in six female lung cancer patients, young asian women in particular who never picked up a cigarette. as to why? >> we are not sure. >> reporter: there is no hard evidence, dr. jorge 93 aiva -- nieva toi's oncologist, say there are many theories, birth control, environmental toxins, maybe even hpv infections may
all play a role, still it's a mystery. >> something in the environment, something in our practices, whether it's, you know, weight, diet, hormones, we don't really have that smoking gun for why we are seeing this phenomenon. >> people are great. >> reporter: dr. anthony kim heads up the division of thoracic surgery at usc keck medical center. he said among those diagnosed with lung cancer, nonsmokers are more likely to carry a certain genetic mutation than smokers and it appears to be more prevalent in asian women. >> many of us in the field have seen that, seen that exact same story. >> reporter: while her cancer cannot be cured, new targeted therapies are keeping her cancer at bay and under control. the hope, to hold on as better treatments get developed. >> as we have made enough advances in the disease over these last years that we are getting better and better at treating it. >> reporter: as for toi, she is focused on living a life that
counts. >> you know, normal people are going to ask how much time they have left and how much time i have left doesn't matter. >> reporter: from creating a new app for cancer patients that will help them find the best care, declaring the pacific crest trail for other hikers, toi lives every day like it's her last. >> i have nothing to regret. >> reporter: in los angeles, elizabeth cook, kpix5. the nation's oldest park ranger now has a doctoral degree. betty reid sus- kinn got the honorary degree at mills college in oakland. she was award for shedding light on discrimination against african-americans at shipyards during world war ii. she is a ranger at the park in richmond. during the war she was a file clerk in a segregated workplace where they built hundreds of ships. she is 95 years old. the warriors are off to a successful start in the western conference final. >> all it took was one of the
biggest comebacks in nba playoff history. >> picked up by curry, curry for three. it's good. tie game. >> yeah, the warriors overcame a 25-point deficit at oracle yesterday, the largest come from behind win in conference finals in 15 years steph curry led the way with 40 points. >> great game. captivating, on the edge of our states, going down. >> 20-point deficit, at the beginning of the fourth quarter, curry was awesome, 33 points. was a terrific game. >> yeah, he had 40 points, game 2 tomorrow night at 6:00 in oakland, it's still unclear whether kauai leonard will be healthy enough to play after reaggravating an ankle injury during yesterday's game. we know how loud it was on roberta's flight back home. but can you imagine how the place was rocking yesterday? >> that was the key factor for them, that they weren't just loud, that they were fabulous.
>> home court advantage. >> if my son is still too sleepy from graduating from college, if he can't go with me tomorrow night, can you go? >> i will be tired the next morning but okay. >> it's a 6:00 game. >> oh, okay. i'm sure he won't be too tired. >> we will see. >> he slept through the graduation ceremony, was so tired. good morning. heading out we have clear skies inland, a layer of clouds at the coast. this is a beautiful view this morning of the calm bay waters with overcast over the bay. how about this view we had inland where we are taking a look this morning at the 82%, this is the waning gibbous monday on its way to becoming a half moon by may 18th. right now we are in the 40s, it is 50 degrees in san jose. you see the camera wavering so gently because it's a breezy start to your day. the winds right now sfo 16,
same san francisco, 12 at half moon bay, a slight breeze in san jose but up to 10 in antioch. 14 in the fairfield area. these winds will be breezy all day, westerly 10 to 20. sometimes some gusts 20 to 30 miles per hour especially on the seashore and the higher elevations. right now morning today, george and linda, our weather watchers up bright and early, checking in with us, reporting temperatures into the 40s, cool start to your day, light jacket necessary as you're heading on out. upper level trough, it is now ejecting to the east. out west we have a shield of clouds as this area of low pressure continues to sag to the south and move to the east. it's still encouraging a lot of that cooler air mass to get into the bay area, we will remain cool through about midweek and then watch what happens. here's your futurecast, a little bit of light precipitation far reaches to the north, cooler conditions on tuesday. any kind of precipitation that does fall will be minimal, less than 10th of an inch. wednesday high pressure begins
to strengthen and as it does so, we dry out and we warm up. wait until you see the seven- day forecast after today's forecast highs, 50s on the immediate seashore, 60s bay side and peninsula, 60s and low 70s away from the bay into our inland areas but again breezy, so it does go a lot cooler than it actually is. we dip in our temperatures on tuesday, we rebound on wednesday, we say hello to some nice spring weather on thursday, then flirting with 90 degrees by friday and saturday. that's a look at your breezy forecast. here's jacqueline. >> looks like a nice weekend shaping up, roberta. right now we are tracking slowdowns for drivers heading out along westbound 580 through the altamont pass, very typical for this time of morning, no major delays, no accidents, but just a few yellow sensors lighting up our screen here. still a 25 minute ride from 205 out towards 680. take it over to the golden gate bridge where you can see traffic mild in both directions, no delays heading in or out of the city at this
point. over at the bbva bay bridge toll plaza, things moving at the limit, still no metering lights, an easy ride into downtown. and san mateo bridge, both hands on the wheel. you heard roberta told us it's breezy out there so chp has issued a wind advisory for the san mateo bridge. that is a check of your traffic. back over to you. time now is 4:52. united airlines is warning its employees about a troubling problem involving the security of cockpit door. and more great white that is correct -- white shark sightings causing concerns for beachgoers in southern california. what's cool about your school in you can e-mail your nominations to us at email@example.com and we may come and featured your school on -- feature your school on our thursday morning show.
figure out what caused a fire to destroy one of new yor good morning, a sky fly across the area. 60s at the beaches, quite blustery with winds up to 30 miles per hour. san jose 67 degrees. travel to the eastern portion of our bay area with westerlies 10 to 20, an occasional stronger gusty specially near mount diablo. livermore, 67 degrees.
walnut creek, 70. simpson beach, blustery winds at 67 degrees, 10 degrees warmer than that in sonoma and novato and petaluma. tracking a nice and easy drive for drivers heading along 880 heading through oakland, tail lights in the northbound direction. you can expect about a 21 minute travel time from 238 on up to the maze. investigators are trying to figure out what caused a fire to destroy one of new york city's oldest houses of worship, smoke could be seen for miles spreading across the new york skyline as firefighters tried to get an upper hand on the flames. the synagogue was more than 120 years old but had been closed 10 years ago. no injuries were reported. scary warning from united airlines to its employees. the procedure to open a locked cockpit door may have been made public. the airline didn't say how the flight information was
compromised but apparently it was not a hack or a breach. united and the faa are both looking into it. so far no one has used the information to access the cockpit. along the coast in southern california a spike in shark sightings has more and more beachgoers watching their footing. a news helicopter was hovering in time to see these juvenile great whites swimming just below the surface near a peninsula in long beach. lifeguards there say that none of the sharks have been aggressive with people but a woman visiting the beach was a bit caught off guard by the number one lifeguard quoted. >> there's 15 sharks right now. that's a little intimidating. >> yeah, i'm aware, especially with my little pup. >> reporter: the young sharks are likely flocking to the coast since stingrays and other prey are swarming in those areas. authorities have posted shark advisories in l.a. and orange counties. also in the waters off orange county, this blue whale was seen taking a swim. it marked the first blue whale
citing of 2017 in that region. the animals make their way to southern california every summer. a massive hack attack has taken down hundreds of thousands of computers so far. coming up, why the problem could get worse today. and freeway shootings plaguing the bay area. now another one here in hayward. i'm jessica flores live with the details coming up.
live from the cbs studios, this is kpix5 news. good morning, everyone. it is monday, may 15th. i'm michelle griego. >> and i'm kenny choi. let's head outside and look at the conditions this morning as we take a live look at the bay bridge and you've got 880 in oakland. and as jacqueline says, rubies and diamonds for you. >> it is looking much better than it was yesterday. there was a lot of traffic yesterday and i am the worst person to be sitting in traffic
with. >> really? >> i just go out of my mind. >> you seem pretty calm, patient. >> i am, but when i -- i'll look it up and see what's going on. >> you know what it is? it's you saying i should have known better. >> yeah, exactly. i shouldn't be stuck in this. why did i leave at this time? i know this is when everybody leaves the house to see mom. >> i was in oklahoma over the weekend for a graduation ceremony and this little weak trough that has the sprinkles here and there, it will be over the midsection of the country by wednesday, thursday and they are calling for severe weather and a tornado outbreak from this little weak disturbance that we are experiencing right now. that's one of the amazing things in the midwest or in chicago where i was, you can see what's happening out in california and say, okay, then it will hit the rockies and then after the rockies, it's easier time than us in the west coast. i have no sensors out there in the pacific ocean. what's going on. so it's really interesting weatherwise right now. we have unseasonably cool weather again today and extremely breezy conditions. right w