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laptop catches fire. how passengers are reacting this morning. >> but first, we are following some breaking news. president trump is expected to withdraw from the paris climate accord. it is wednesday, may 31. i'm kenny choi. >> i'm michelle griego. cbs news white house correspondent major garrett has confirmed the news. mr. trump is also discussing attempts to renegotiate the paris climate protocols on reducing greenhouse gas emissions. details on how the u.s. will withdraw are still being worked out. the agreement was one of president obama's major achievements in office to reduce the impact of climate change. let's take a live look outside right now. take a look at the conditions. we are monitoring what to expect including the forecast. we'll check in now with jaclyn for a check of the morning commute. >> reporter: good morning. we're taking a live look at the san mateo bridge, taillights
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from hayward to foster city. we are getting first reports of possibly a six car accident and this is along westbound 92 on that connector ramp to northbound 101. so that is going to create a big backup. we'll continue to monitor that as well as the rest of your ride. a few slowdowns out of antioch 47 minutes into hercules and we continue to track this crash along southbound six six. one lane blocked at [ indiscernible ] avenue. i don't see any backups from this accident. hat's a check of your traffic; over to you. for the entire month of may we have not seen any rain from the storms. sure, we have seen some condensation, some drizzle associated with the marine layer but this morning, see the green on the screen? that's rain that pushed through the east bay and santa clara valley between 2 and 3:30 a.m. leaving in its wake mostly cloudy skies. we can see about 40 to 50 miles from our kpix 5 studios. this is a tremendous view from sutro tower.
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we're looking to the north. you can see a couple of different things going on here. this is the marine layer. the low clouds, the areas of fog sweeping in off the ocean. above it, mid- and high level cloudiness from the passage of this weak cold front. right now we are in the 50s. we are picking up a bit of a breeze in san francisco. an onshore wind out of the west at 12. also west-northwest at 12 sfo. nine in san ramon. 7 in novato. 14 fairfield. a blustery afternoon in the forecast today with temperatures slightly warmer than yesterday. michelle, we'll talk about the full forecast coming up. roberta, thank you. dozens of jetblue passengers are finally in san francisco this morning. they were supposed to land last night but a fire forced them to make an emergency landing. kpix 5's jackie ward is live at the airport to tell us what happened. jackie. >> reporter: michelle, passengers on board that jetblue flight say that it was a scary moment when they were in the air last night and they are relieved to be back in san francisco this morning.
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the flight was leaving jfk from new york city on its way to sfo here where we are this morning and passengers say they were alarmed when they saw smoke coming from an overhead bin. it turns out a lithium battery caught fire. we talked to a passenger who was on the flight. >> i noticed that the stewardess was trying to, like, she had a maybe a storage bin and she was trying to, um, get the backpack and trying to basically put the fire out. you could see smoke and smell it. >> reporter: the fire caused the pilot to divert the plane and make an emergency landing at grand rapids, michigan. the delay was three hours and the jetblue flight landed around midnight. it didn't havefully other issues. russian warships in the mediterranean have fired four
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cruise missiles at isis positions in syria launched toward the ancient city of palmyra. they hit isis heavy weapons and fighters. they had notified the u.s., turkish and israeli militaries before the strike. today president trump meets with the prime minister of vietnam at the white house. this comes amid a slew of new developments related to the ongoing investigation into alleged russian interference in the 2016 election. michael flynn will turn over business records and personal documents to the senate intelligence committee investigating whether members of president trump's can page colluded with russia. it comes amid news the house intelligence committee has compiled a list of more than 20 people that members would like to testify in the probe of russia. among them boris epstein and michael cohen. on thethe
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president has defended jared kushner who is at the center of the investigation. >> i'm not going to get into stuff. it's an ongoing investigation. >> reporter: yesterday white house communication michael dubke resigned citing personal reasons. sources say it could be the first of more changes. sean spicer confirmed president trump is considering two more candidates for fbi director. former tsa administrator john [ indiscernible ] and chris ray who served as sis stant attorney general under former president george w. bush. hundreds of bills face a looming friday deadline in the california assembly and senate including overhaul of the bail system. supporters say the current system leaves too many people behind bars because they can't afford bail. however, opponents say that the bill would result in a decrease in public safety.
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another high-profile proposal expected to be voted on, a single payor healthcare plan which would replace private health insurance. today a public hearing in san francisco will center on emissions from oil refineries. jessica flores is live in san francisco on the regulations that could spark major change. jessica. >> reporter: kenny, regulators could be cracking down on oil refineries across the bay area. now, supporters of tougher regulations have been waiting for this hearing for some time and they are hoping that the bay area air quality management district here in the bay area passes a very strong rule. now, the air quality management district has had some problems with the richmond chevron refinery. you will remember late last year, residents were complaining of that rotten egg smell coming from the refinery. the district cited chevron for releasing excess levels of hydrogen sulfide. vallejo residents last year
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also said they were sickened from refinery fumes in that city. >> running a refinery is risky. burning oil is inherently dangerous. >> reporter: just this month, flaring at the valero refinery in benicia forced evacuations of two elementary schools. today, that board does meet at 9:30 a.m. and it is a public meeting. anybody who has any comment on this proposed rule can come to the hearing and comment. live in san francisco, jessica flores, kpix 5. san jose just approved two high-rise residential towers. they are expected to house dozens of families and bring in hundreds of jobs. but the city didn't list requirements for the developer to hire local construction. kpix 5's anne makovec is live in san jose with details on a new ballot measure and poll results that will be released today to help hire local labor. anne. >> reporter: yeah. behind me, some members of the local plumbers and pipers
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union. they are just some of the many groups right now that are "demanding" that local union labor be used to help build new developments here in san jose. the issue came up earlier this month when the largest housing project in the city was approved by the council with almost 700 homes on south almaden. the council voted unanimously to approve it but the city cannot legally dictate what kind of labor is used and unions want to change the rules. >> we think if you live here, you work here hard, pay taxes here, you should be able to have an opportunity to work in the very community where you live. >> reporter: today the groups including the south bay labor council will release resulted from a poll they took. they have 900 likely voters asking this question:
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>> reporter: these folks say that they are hoping for at least $17 an hour be a requirement on some of these new developments and they say their poll shows overwhelming support. live in san jose, anne makevoc, kpix 5. right now, vallejo police are searching for a driver wanted in a fatal hit-and-run. it happened just after 9:30 last night near columbus parkway and tennessee streets. police say 51-year-old man was hit and killed while trying to cross the street. the vehicle drove off without stopping to help. anyone with information is asked to call vallejo police. in just hours, opening statements are set to start in the long-awaited trial for the man accused of murdering two san francisco jewelry store employees. back in july 2013, barry white allegedly killed two women and seriously injured a store owner at the jewelrymart on brannon street. prosecutors say he shot and stabbed the women because he thought he was cheated by over paying for jewelry. he allegedly opened fire on responding officers before
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surrendering. his attorneys will focus on his mental health as a defense. 6:09. working to combat noise. next the bay area county considering limiting flights at its main airport due to complaints. >> wet roads this morning! i'll share with you where it has been raining. >> tracking some big delays for drivers heading out of hayward. we have a crash over in foster city. we'll have the details coming up. >> plus, in our tech report, the biggest announcement expected next week at apple's worldwide developers conference.
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so now i'm not being perky, telling you that drivers that switch to progressive save an average of $548! whoo! i mean, whoo. sausalito officials are worried that a new ferry terminal project is moving forward without their approval. the golden gate bridge transit
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district approved upgrades to the dock but officials say that it doesn't meet federal accessibility rules. the district downsized the project and those changes were approved last week. but sausalito's city leaders say it appears that the agency is not going forward with the new changes so they are requested a pause on the project. this week drivers will see a spike in traffic enforcement by smart train crossings in the north bay. san rafael police say some drivers have been ignoring signs and stopping their cars right on the tracks. the much-anticipated smart train has released its daily schedule of stops between santa rosa and san rafael. it's scheduled to launch next month. after years of complaints from peninsula residents noise abatement measures will be considered for san carlos airport in july. the county might restrict the number of flights and make them stop earlier in the evening. people need to get some
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sleep. [ laughter ] >> right? they can't with all that noise. >> what's the curfew in san jose? 11:00? >> i think it is. >> san jose? >> 11:00 for mineta international airport. and i once did a story in oakland at their international airport. they have a loud house. it's this big giant house that they take their airplanes into if they need to work on them because they can't wake up the neighbors. so it's loud. it's quite loud! kind of like my house! [ laughter ] >> and mine. so the roads not doing well today? >> it's busy. i don't know what's going on. maybe there's some dampness on the roads? >> there's a lot of dampness on the roads all the way back into sacramento this morning. >> there's a big accident in sacramento this morning. it was just cleared but it was a major accident. we are tracking major crashes in our own neck of the woods. over at the san mateo bridge, as you are exiting 92 transitioning to northbound 101 in foster city, san mateo, we are tracking an accident that has at least one lane blocked and it is definitely backing
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things up. here's a look at the backup along the nature is bridge. taillights move from hayward to foster city in the red. a little over 20 minutes. 25-minute ride. so give yourself some extra time there. over at the bay bridge toll plaza, things not looking too good either. we have an accident as you are approaching the maze there. we had an earlier one near gilman and then we have another one along 580 and highway 24. 26 minutes from the maze into downtown san francisco. so that earlier crash on the skyway that has cleared. but we're still seeing those residual delays but the usual crowds over at the bay bridge toll plaza. northbound one in the 680 yellow southbound. give yourself extra time and space. it's a dangerous day on the roads. hat's a check of your traffic; over to you. jaclyn, quite dangerous on
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the roads this morning because we just had that. enough rain falling in throughout the santa clara valley and also the east bay early this morning to cause a puddling on the roads also it allows the oil to come close to the surface. so if you need to break it you skid a little bit -- if you need to brake it you skid a little bit, we haven't seen rain in may and now this morning, we have had trace amounts of precipitation all the way up to about .04" again just enough to make the roads slick. all the activity going east to the sacramento valley. they are picking up moderate rainfall at this very early hour. now, with the passage of this fronts we are seeing our skies begin to mix out slightly. mostly cloudy skies a few breaks around the bay this morning. small craft advisory in effect for the bay waters beginning at noon today. isn't this gorgeous? this is what i'm talking about with the mixing of the cold front passing through with the mid- and high-level clouds. right here, you have the onshore "pushhhh" of the marine layer but that's breaking up
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earlier. today right now, temperatures into the 50s. we have paul smith checking in with us. he is our weather watcher in brentwood and good morning to you, sir. he says it's 58 degrees and .04" of rain. you know, i'll take that. that's good enough to moisten our gardens this morning. 12-mile-per-hour winds off the ocean in san francisco with that westerly. same around the sfo area. 14 in fairfield. winds will be variable during the afternoon hours with the passage of the front right there 10 to 20 some gusts up to 25 miles per hour. bottom line is, today, the rain has tapered off. we'll have more sunshine and less wind for your thursday and then the warmup begins on friday. satellite-radar with the passage of this front right here, we have a lot of instability a lot of clouds before we breakthrough with that sunshine at the coast. but watch our futurecast. this is your afternoon hour. and we do see the clearing all the way back to the coast. clouds rush back onshore later on this evening and then back off on thursday for ample
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sunshine and slight warming again additional warming for your friday. 60 rockaway beach. 60s around the rim of the bay. approaching 70 in alameda. 74 degrees redwood city back through atherton, woodside all the way into la honda. 75 degrees across the santa clara valley which is typical for this time of the year. mid- and high 70s east of the bay. also 76 degrees guerneville, healdsburg and also objection denied tal. again, the winds get breezy late day. we have that warming trend for the weekend. baseball action tonight! giants playing host to the nationals. we have matt cain on the mound for the good guys. dress in layers for the 60s. michelle, i ran in real excited today to the makeup room to tell you about my favorite netflix show right now. did you get some news. >> you did. and i know you love netflix. so now the company is worth more than $70 billion. the streaming service's stock is up more than 30% this year. the company has also posted strong subscriber growth in the u.s. and internationally. in late april, netflix reported
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that it has topped 100 million subscribers worldwide roberta being one. analysts predict it will have 112 million by the end of the year. apple is gearing up for its worldwide developers conference. it starts monday in san jose. the tech giant is set to introduce the latest iphone operating system. it's also expected that apple will unveil a siri-powered digital assistant. a report from cnet suggests that the smart speaker will feature a built-in camera to enable facial recognition. that could give amazon echo and google home some major competition. twitter is making changes to the way you see direct messages. the company added a new feature to allow users to preview a message. there will now be a request inbox. you can expect or delete a message from a nonfollower. it's part of an effort to cut down on harassment. and i'm dennis o'donnell. coming up, the raiders quarterback sends a little warning to raider management. suspensions, fines and an
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injury that put one giant on the disabled list. those stories coming up. >> and what's cool about your school? email your nomination to us at coolschools@kpix.com and we may feature your school on the show. ,,,,
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giants within a run. orlando's first two bringing league hits came last night. -- his first two big league hits came lasts night. bases roaded michael taylor off brian morris who had been unscored upon in nine straight outings. not anymore. nationals winners, 6-3. the warriors will be in cleveland next week. last night it was the a's top of the 7th davis at the hdavis at the h strikeout of the game a career- high for him. once upon a time, bradley zimmer used to be a usf don. now he is doing stuff like this a two-run shot. he also had a two-run double. a's lose 9-4. the a's struck out a franchise record 19 times, one shy of the major league record. raiders quarterback derek carr says he wants to be a raider for life. but if he doesn't sign on the skull and crossbones by summer camp, raider nation might have to wait. >> once training camp hits i'm all football.
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new developments this morning related to the ongoing investigation into the alleged russian interference in the 2016 election. what former national security adviser michael flynn is expected to do today. >> plus, a break in the case of a missing 3-year-old girl. >> it's very mixed emotions. i mean, it's -- it's very exciting. it's very relieving. but at the same time, this shouldn't be a part of the situation at all. >> and a major settlement reached with the woman at the center of a sex scandal that rocked the police department. >> good morning, it's wednesday, may 31. i'm michelle griego. >> i'm kenny choi. developing right now, president trump is expected to withdraw from the paris climate agreement. >> cbs news white house correspondent major garrett confirms the news. the accord united 195 countries in a single agreement to tackle climate change. it was the first environmental pact including the two biggest
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greenhouse gas emitters china and the united states. the president has been critical of efforts to fight climate change throughout the campaign and since taking office. >> we're going to cancel the paris climate agreement. >> regarding the question as to climate change, i think the president was fairly straightforward. we're not spending money on that anymore. that's a waste your your money. >> the white house left open the possibility that the president may reverse the decision. oakland city council approves a nearly $1 million payout for the woman who sparked an east bay police sex scandal. the council approved the payment early this morning to the woman who now goes by jasmine abuslin. she says she was a minor during her first of 40 sexual encounters with lawmakers officers in the bay area making her a sex trafficking victim. as part of the settlement the city and the police department don't have to admit fault in the case. oakland city council momentum rebecca kaplan said:
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time now is 6:32. let's turn to traffic and weather. a live look outside at the roads -- well, not really the roads. you can see the water on one side and sfo on the other side. and light rain is falling in parts of the south bay. >> the computer models were spot on with the weak cold front passing through the bay area producing light rain overnight. nobody even knows it really rained except for all of who had to wake up early and drive through it. it caused puddling on the roads early this morning so it's a little slick in the east and south bays. be mindful of that. the heaviest precip is over the sacramento valley. mostly cloudy skies, the finger of fog, the low clouds from our
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kpix 5 studios past pier 9 and yerba buena island towards right there you can see mount diablo. this is the other view from sutro tower looking to the north this morning. wow, what a dramatic scene. and you see the clouds breaking up. mid- and high-level clouds and then you have the low stratus from the marine layer. we are in the 50s. the winds have been breezy up to 12 in san francisco. 12 in sfo. 14 in fairfield. meanwhile temperatures across the board today will see earlier burnoff featuring the 50s. 60s and 70s with the clearing of the skies around the peninsula today, 70s in the santa clara valley. 70s to the east. these temperatures are slightly below average. 70 in san rafael. the full forecast is coming up. first jaclyn. >> good morning, tracking a couple of hot spots at the approaches to the bay bridge toll plaza. we have a crash along the eastshore freeway. that's westbound 80 at gilman street. that has one lane blocked. traffic along the eastshore
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freeway definitely stacking up. speeds drop right around 15 miles per hour. westbound 580 just past highway 24 two lanes blocked due to a motorcycle crash. speeds dropping below 20 miles per hour. and then it's "slow, stop, go" over at the bay bridge toll plaza. oh!! this does not look good. give yourself some extra time. hold off if you can or use bart. that is running on time. we are also tracking that earlier trash in san mateo the connector ramp to northbound 101. they are in the clear stages. crash. one lane may still be blocked. traffic still slow across the san mateo bridge. there is what the backup looks like 34 minutes from hayward to foster city. grab the extra cup of coffee. a plane finally arrived in the bay area after a laptop fire forced an emergency landing in michigan. kpix 5's jackie ward is live at sfo with more on the
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frightening moments on board. jackie. >> reporter: michelle and kenny it's probably the last thing you ever want to see on a flight nevermind a cross- country flight. smoke coming from an overhead bin. the passengers we spoke to said it was a scary moment when they saw that smoke coming from row 25 of the jetblue flight while it was in the air. the flight crew quickly identified the problem. a lithium ion battery to a laptop was in a backpack and caught fire. they were successfully put it out. still this fire forced the pilots to make an emergency landing in grand rapids, michigan. >> i was thinking they were just doing a safety check to make sure there was no more devices that could be flammable. and back of my mind thinking maybe there's something else or the item could be , um, exploding. >> reporter: the layover lasted about three hours and one passenger tells us a lot of people on board were frustrated
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and annoyed by the situation. but the flight ended up landing safely at sfo sometime around midnight. live at sfo, jackie ward, kpix 5. several embassies in afghanistan are evacuated because of a deadly explosion. authorities say more than 80 people died and hundreds of others are hurt. it happened early this morning in the capital city of kabul. we are told a suicide bomber was inside a water delivery truck. one of the victims is a journalist with the bbc. so far no one has claimed responsibility for the attack. back in the u.s., a slew of new developments related to the ongoing investigation into russias alleged russian interference in the 2016 election. michael flynn will finally turn over business records and personal documents to the senate intelligence committee. that's behind the investigation. press secretary sean spicer provided few answers to questions about the investigation. >> i'm not going to get into confirming stuff. there's an ongoing investigation. >> president trump took to twitter this morning writing, quote, so now it is reported that the democrats who have
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excoriated carter page about russia don't want him to testify. he blows away their case against him and now he wants to clear his name by showing the false or misleading testimony by james comey, john brennan, which hunt. the largest housing project in san jose was approved by the city council this week but that's causing a stir between the city and local construction workers. kpix 5 anne makovec reports. a poll released today supports hiring locals. >> reporter: now they want to change the rules currently in place here in san jose. you can see some of the labor union members who are picketing here behind me in front of one of many new developments and they are demanding that local union labor be used to help build some of these things in san jose. the issue came up earlier this month when the largest housing project in the city was approved by the council with
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almost 700 homes on south almaden. the council voted unanimously to approve it without imposing new requirements on who developers should hire to do the actual building. >> the greater workers from sacramento, paying people very low wages which undermines the ability to [ indiscernible ] support themselves in the city. very expensive to live here. >> reporter: today, the groups including the south bay labor council will release results from a poll they took. they asked 900 likely voters: a >> they are referring to 17 bucks an hour. live in san jose, anne makevoc, kpix 5. today oil refinery is set to take stages at a public hearing in san francisco. kpix 5's jessica flores reports on a proposed regulation.
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>> reporter: later today, regulators will meet in the building behind me to discuss a possible crackdown on oil refineries. folks who want tougher regulations on the oil refineries say they have been waiting for this hearing and hopeful that the bay area air quality management district does set some tasks on emissions from the oil refineries. that district has had some issues with refineries across the bay area. you will remember just last year residents were complaining of a rotten egg smell coming from the chevron refinery in richmond. the district cited chevron for releasing excess levels of hydrogen sulfide. vallejo residents said they were sickened from refinery fumes in that city. and just this month, the vallejo refinery in benicia forced two evacuations of elementary schools from
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flaring. at 9 a.m. there will be public comments from folks who have opinions about the possible emissions cap for oil refineries across the bay area. live in san francisco, jessica flores, kpix 5. in a few hours jurors will begin deliberations in the high- profile sierra lamar case. they will only have two options, life or death. it comes after garcia-torres was convicted of first-degree murder of the 15-year-old girl in 2012 and of the attempted kidnappings of 3 women. tonight in san francisco's bernal heights a community meeting will focus on safety concerns following a fatal stabbing in the neighborhood. extra patrols have been in place since a 33-year-old man was found dead in the park last week. one san francisco supervisor has suggested the killing was not random. police are expected to share what they know at tonight's community meeting at 6:00 at the bernal heights neighborhood center. san francisco police may have a lead in their search for
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a missing toddler whose mother was found dead in a public park. three-year-old arianna fitts was last seen in oakland more than a year ago. her mother 32-year-old nicole fitts was discovered in a shallow grave at mclaren park last april. now police say they found a car connected to arianna's disappearance. there is a $10,000 reward for information leading to fitts's return and the arrest of her mother's murderer. time now 6:41. next, how two bay area counties are working to curb congestion on highway 101. >> plus, how many cisco workers are being laid off in san jose? >> and the market just opened up about 10 minutes ago. let's get a quick look at the big board here. well, the dow is up less than a point. coming up, we'll get an update from kcbs radio's financial reporter jason brooks.
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before you head out this last day of may, let's take you for a free ride across the bay area. the sun will shine at the beaches today in the 50s. 60s, 70s common across the peninsula. good morning to you in santa clara at 72 degrees. east bay 70s and 60s common at 78 in antioch and good morning petaluma, your high in the low 70s. roberta, thank you. cisco systems plans to chop 1100 jobs worldwide including 250 people in the south bay. according to an official company filing. the san jose-based company describes the layoff as permanent in a notice filed with the state employment development department. earlier this month, cisco posted profits and revenue that beat expectations. the company's forecast for its 4th quarter would include a slump which cisco says led to the job cuts. google is rolling out and expanded carpooling service and
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some good news for tesla. >> for those stories and the rest of the day's financial news, let's check in with kcbs radio's financial reporter jason brooks. >> reporter: good morning. a direct threat to uber and lyft in california coming from google. google is expanding its "waze" carpooling app across the state testing it in the bay area and israel for the past year. it's slightly different system than what uber and lyft provide. the "waze" drivers are picking up carpoolers on the way to work. they also make a lot less money than drivers at uber and lyft. google says the intention is not to make "waze" a full-time occupation but to help alleviate traffic concerns. of course, any options like that on the road and cheaper ones at that will certainly impact uber and lyft in the state of california. there is a lot of attention on amazon yesterday as its stock crossed $1,000 a share for the first time. it pulled back and is still trading under that milestone.
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but tesla also hit a record high yesterday heading even higher today up around $338. 50% up since the beginning of the year. wall street is very excited about the upcoming model 3 launch elon musk saying production is still on schedule in fremont this summer. stock market overall fairly flat after some mild selling yesterday. let's check it. dow now dropping 14 points. nasdaq however is up 7. the s&p is up about 1 in the early going. michelle and kenny, back to you. >> thank you. happening today, caltrans will consider a significant construction project could convert hov lanes along the peninsula into an express toll lane. the proposal would involve a lane stretching from highway 101 in santa clara county through the i380 interchange. the lane would be free for carpools but would require a toll from a solo driver angling for a faster ride.
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officials say about 200,000 drivers commute along 101 every day on the peninsula. time check 6:47. what's happening on the roads this morning? left and right accidents? >> there are. north and south and east and west. we're tracking a couple of hot spots definitely keeping your ride very slow this morning and they all have been happening in the same location. we'll take it to the east bay where we have been tracking that earlier one along westbound 80 near gilman. that's cleared. but the eastshore freeway completely stacked up and your approach over to the richmond/san rafael bridge is slow. we are tracking a motorcycle crash along westbound 580 past 24. two lanes blocked. and speeds drop below 15 miles per hour. over at the bay bridge toll plaza, in the red, this is typical for this time of the morning, 27 minutes from the maze to downtown san francisco. that earlier crash westbound 92 on the connector ramp to northbound 101 that's cleared. but we are getting reports of a new crash in that same exact location. and so your ride across the san
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mateo bridge is very slow heading westbound. it is at a standstill. right now 32 minutes i think our sensors need to catch up with that but if you can avoid the san mateo bridge, possibly use the dumbarton bridge, definitely want to avoid that this morning. and we are getting reports of a new crash southbound 880 right at, you guessed it, highway 92 your approach over to the san mateo bridge. please be safe out there. roberta, let's get some good news on the forecast? >> it sounds like you have a lot of slick roads out there because we did have some rain showers while most of you were sleeping this morning. 6:49, hi, everybody! let's get to it, it's our live hi-def doppler radar. look at that band of heavy rain in the sacramento valley, modesto and merced this morning leaving in its wake mostly cloudy skies. but we did have a little bit of accumulation and precipitation. it looks like mainly the east bay and the south bay. you probably heard those raindrops on your rooftops early this morning in brentwood. mount hamilton .04" rain. just a smattering of rain in the area.
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rain was between 2 and 4 a.m. with the passage of the cold front we have the marine layer. check that out. it's mixing out! and in the mid- and high level cloudiness associated with the passage of the front, it is out of here, as well. temperatures in the 50s. we have a container ship taking sail. winds onshore. san francisco westerly 12 miles per hour. west-northwest sfo at 12. we have a south wind in concord buy gusty winds in fairfield. winds will be 10 to 20 later today. a photograph sent to us by bill moon in orinda one of our weather watchers. this is the orinda fire mitigation brigade and these goats eat mustard plants eight feet tall in three days. thank you to the goats! we have fire season on the approach with the passage of this weak front we'll be drying
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out. clouds mixing out and we begin a warming trend as early as a slight warming trend tomorrow. significant warming begins on friday. so lots of clouds in the passage of this front beginning to dissipate. here's the futurecast. pretty much projects clear skies for the afternoon hours. the return of the onshore push all the way to the tri-valley later on tonight through thursday morning. we wake up gray and then we clear out thursday afternoon into friday. official sunrise already happened at 5:49. it sets tonight at 8:25. 60s at the beaches today with the sunshine. high 60s around oakland, alameda, berkeley, backing all the way through grizzly peak. 70s in los altos and east palo alto, foster city and also belmont. mid-70s in throughout the santa clara valley. mid- to high 70s in the east and north bays. a little blustery late day. there's that significant warming on friday to saturday. we cool down gradually on sunday, only due it a trough in
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the north of us -- only due to a trough to the north of us, close to 90 monday and tuesday away from the bay. giants facing the nationals, matt cain on the mound for the good guys. dress in layers tonight, 60s to 50s with a brisk wind. let's take a live look out at the oracle arena. the warriors are gearing up for the nba finals. golden state will have the home- court advantage for game one on june 1. the team will played cleveland cavaliers. tickets prices are fluctuating before the game thursday but at last check we learned it will cost at least $500 just to get inside for standing room. a protest going on this morning in the south bay. coming up we'll tell you what some labor unions are demanding. >> fire forces a plane bound for sfo to make an emergency landing. what went up in flames next.
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i'm anne makovec live in san jose, where union members are picketing this morning. you can see them here behind me. they are demanding that local union labor be used to help build new developments in san jose. the issue came up earlier when the largest housing project in the city was approved by the council. approved about 700 homes on south almaden. >> we have a large project we built in our own city. we think that local people should have an opportunity to build here and work on construction projects built in our city. >> reporter: today, the groups including the south bay labor council will release results from the poll they took. they have 900 likely voters. the question, shall an ordinance be adopted requiring large and medium sized residential or commercial projects that received a subsidy or other incentive pay
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market rate wages and hire local workers? they want $17 an hour. live in san jose, anne makevoc, kpix 5. time now 6:57. it's time for your "final 5. >> president trump is expected to withdraw from the paris climate agreement. cbs news white house correspondent major garrett confirms the news. the accord united 195 countries in a single agreement to tackle climate change. it was the first environmental pact including the two biggest greenhouse gas emitters china and the united states. and this tweet from the president is generating a whole lot of speculation and some mockery. it appeared on president trump's twitter page last night. the tweet was deleted early this morning. and replaced with this one, quote, who can figure out the true meaning of covf efe? enjoy. more than 80 people died and hundreds of others are hurt in a deadly blast in afghanistan. hoping statements will start in the long-awaited trial for the man accused of murdering two san francisco jewelry store employees. >> a plane is finally arrived
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in the bay area after a laptop fire forced it to make an emergency landing in michigan. no one was hurt and the plane was not damaged. caltrans is now considering a significant construction project to convert hov lanes along the peninsula into an express toll lane. the proposal would involve a lane stretching from highway 101 in santa clara county through the i380 interchange. we are tracking delays along 880 due to an accident as you're approaching highway 92 heading southbound. 28 minutes from 238 on down to highway 84. san mateo bridge "slow, stop, go" all due to an earlier accident. 34 minutes out of hayward to foster city. bay bridge toll plaza jam- packed. 26 minutes from the maze into downtown san francisco. roberta? good morning, everybody. did you hear the raindrops on the rooftops while were you sleeping? we had light precipitation primarily east bay and south bay and now look at all that heavy rain in throughout the
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central valley. we now have with the mixing of that cold front as it passed clear skies even towards the coast. by the way that's the ship on the way from richmond to vancouver going about 24 miles per hour. nice little clip there. you can see it because that marine layer has scoured out due to the passage of the cold front. we are in the 50s right now. three things to remember. rain gone. it will be breezy and warming begins tomorrow. today, 60 to roughly 79 degrees towards brentwood. those winds 10 to 20 variable at times. sometimes gusts up to 25. look at that gradual warming. this weekend is going to be sweet! for the first weekend of june, it will be warmer. then we feel like june monday, tuesday toasty inland. >> sweet and sunny. >> highs near 90 inland. >> are you going camping this weekend? >> roughing it? >> glamping. >> everybody else will be camping. [ laughter ] >> that's it. have a great day.
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♪ good morning to our viewers in the west. it is wednesday, may 31st, 2017. welcome to "cbs this morning." breaking news, a man is arrested on gun charges inside the trump international hotel in washington. police say he drove there with an assault rifle, a handgun and ammunition. also breaking, president trump tells people close to him that he will pull the u.s. out of the paris climate accord. and the president gets a huge response after a mystery typo on twitter overnight. plus a massive car bomb kills at least 80 people near western embassies in afghanistan. more than 300 are wounded. >> but we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds.

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