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how is everyone doing this morning? >> happy tuesday. >> tuesday is jaclyn's favorite day. >> it's the day i get things done. >> we're still trying to figure it out. what things we have to get done. i know what i have to get done. i have to get people up to date. looks like it's going to be foggy. and fog is producing what amounts to rain. it's a little bit up there. it will become sunny later in the day. and a high in the mid-80s inland. in the bay, we have this go get it done jaclyn day. 780, overnight roadwork. and this should wrap up by 5 a.m. and this runs between laurel and -- glenn cove and i-80. other than that, pretty typical through the altamont pass and things start to pick up and
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you're in the green to the dublin, pleasant ton interchange. the district attorney says these maintain created a death trap in oakland. joe vasquez explains why investigators finally decided to file charges. >> reporter: an unmarked car drove him to the jail facility. almena-- the converted warehouse went up in flames, killing 36 young men and women. >> a reasonable person would have known that acting in that way would create a risk. >> reporter: the alameda county district attorney announced the charges against almena and another man. almena rented face out to artist. and harris called himself the war lord. they lied to the police and
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fire departments about how they allowed people to live there. and he's accused of having large events. the men purposely blocked a second story exit. >> the paying guests were faced with a nearly impossible labyrinth of the defendants' making to get out of the building. their actions were reckless and they created the high risk of death. >> what it depends on was whether or not the danger was easily observable by regular folks. >> reporter: a legal analyst says the key is how obvious it was that fire exits were blocked. >> most regular folks would walk by and say that's a fire hazard. >> travis was the best man in my wedding. >> reporter: eric was in the
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same band with two who died in the ghost ship fire. >> there's a lot of blame to go around. >> reporter: he wonders whether the city should also accept responsibility. >> i don't think that sending somebody to jail for 40 years is going to make the world a better place. we know the fate of the killer of sierra lamar. the jury decided he should die in prison but not by execution. >> i would be lying if i didn't say i was disappointed in the verdict. he'll be able to live, sierra won't. he'll be able to breathe, sierra doesn't. he'll be able to eat every day, see his family.
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>> reporter: sierra lamar's family steve is let down by the jury's verdict. life in prison without the possibility of parole. 26-year-old antolin garcia torres. >> i feel at peace that he will not harm another child but the angst will be in our lives forever. >> garcia torres was arrested in 2012 based on dna evidence found on sierra's clothes and her car. >> the fact that there was no body discovered, no crime scene, no murder weapon, were big factors in the jury's decision to spare garcia torres' life. >> reporter: california has not executed an inmate in more than 10 years after a federal judge blocked execution. >> at most it was a theoretical
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punishment. but for anyone facing a death sentence it's a real possibility. >> reporter: they hope garcia torres will do one last thing. >> in that cold hearted murderer's heart i call on him to tell us where sierra is so we can bring her home. >> reporter: he is scheduled for sentencing in september. bill cosby's trial continues today. the actor is accused of drugging and molesting a former basketball coach from cosby's alma mater. in opening statements yesterday, defense attorneys portrayed cosby as a flawed man vulnerable to the claims because of past infidelities.
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how are you this morning? >> good. >> going to be a nice day and the rain is coming on thursday, especially for the north bay. for us this morning, we have more fog and low clouds along the shoreline and this afternoon we climb to the mid- 80s inland. and that will get us to warm territory for the east bay. around the bay, we cool to the low 70s t and at the shoreline, we manage only low 60s today. the bay bridge is looking okay. 58 at concord. livermore, 53 degrees. and san francisco 52. and santa rosa 47. low pressure is going to increase clouds by late wednesday and that's going to lead to rain spreading south to the golden gate bridge. 2/10 of an inch on thursday would not be a surprise. it's going to get wet in june for the bay area.
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here come the showers on thursday. forecast highs today. 80 at santa rosa. livermore will be 8 degrees cooler. 72 fremont and san francisco, 64 degrees. a little reminder of what it was like most of the winter last year with a little bit of rain coming in to the bay area. and the weekend looks absolutely gorgeous. also looking good, here's jaclyn. thank you, brian. and we are tracking calm conditions for drivers heading out the door. bay bridge toll plaza, traffic nice and light and speeds are in the green. and 13 minutes to downtown san francisco. oakland 880 from 238 up to the maze. taillights moving in the northbound direction, it's about a 16-minute ride. and san mateo bridge was a mess yesterday. and right now, 14 minutes out
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of hayward to foster city. that's a check of your traffic. people across the u.k. will hold a moment of silence for the victims of the london terror attacks. authorities learn more about the men who carried out the crime. >> reporter: as the hunt for accomplices continues, authorities in the u.k. have confirmed that one of the attackers was on their radar. a naturalized citizen born in pakistan was known to intelligence. this resident of the neighborhood says she reported him to police for reporting children. >> he say to me the kids need to be safe. safe from what? >> reporter: the other was not known to police and claimed to
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be of moroccan and libyan descent. as the investigation continues to unfold. british citizens are coming together to denounce the horrific attack. the mayor led a vigil of hundreds yesterday not far from the site of the attack. >> as a proud and patriotic british muslim, i say this, you do not commit these disgusting acts in my name. >> reporter: muslims in the northern city of leads also spoke out. more than 103 muslim religious leaders won't give prayers for perpetrators of the attack. back in the states,
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president trump is pushing secretary of state rex tillerson to rebuild trust with russia. meanwhile, british prime minister teresa mayor and president trump are at odds on how london's mayor is attacking terrorism. >> we are not going to allow anybody to divide our community. >> reporter: james comey is set to testify on thursday on the dismissal of security adviser michael flynn. a report says that hackers working for russian president vladimir putin may have played a bigger part in interfering with the russian election than previously thought. they stole user credentials and sent fake e-mails to more than 100 government officials
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involved in voter registration. the e-mails laced with malware went out a week ahead of the election. the goal was to gain access to hardware and software. the memo was published on a news site called intercept. the warriors are officially in cleveland getting ready for game three of the nba finals. the team boarded a flight last night. the team is hoping to expand the record of 14 straight playoff wins. the game starts at 6:00 tomorrow night. and if you need a place to watch, civic center is turning into the warriors ground. come root on the warriors and watch on the jumbotron. it all starts at 6:00. the apple developers conference will get started
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soon. >> two special guests are getting a lot of attention. ♪ [ music ] >> reporter: apple doesn't release demographic info about the attendees and one look around and it's obvious there are way more men than women. >> clearly a lot more women developers than in the past. >> reporter: with attendees from 75 countries, it's as diverse as ever but has a ways to go. >> from a diversity standpoint there's been clearly better traction, but again, unfortunately, it's still very male dominated when it comed to most of the development world. >> reporter: at 15 years old. one of the youngest app developers. anxiety helper helps young people deal with mental health. >> there's something about designing something that you
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know can help people. and you love. >> reporter: and there's -- who got a special shoutout. at 82 years old. the oldest app developer. she's created an app to help users how to remember a cultural tradition where dolls are dressed and put in a particular order. >> just to be a part of making others happy makes her happy. >> and tim cook walked by and stopped to say hi. [ indiscernible ] >> the conference continues today at 10:00. former first lady michelle obama will be hosting a fireside chat to talk about empowerment. coming up a historic climb. what a local man just completed for the first time ever.
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ed a local man is climbing his way into the record books. >> he just became the first person to climb el capitan without a rope. >> reporter: he's known him for 15 years. >> in the climbing world, you know who he is. >> he found his passion for climbing on sacramento wall. he's a quiet, humble person. a different climb shot in 2011 by 60 minutes. >> it's incredible. if you go to the foot of that and look up. it's a big piece of rock. >> reporter: his biggest challenge, climbing 3000 feet into the sky. this is video of another remarkable crime. >> it was nice to have this
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important safety when you're unsure. >> reporter: he uses ropes on all of his climbs and most people do. >> when you get past 100 feet and a thousand feet, it's much different. >> reporter: alex completed his climb without safety harnesses. >> only a handful of climbers do free soloing. the mental challenge he says may be the toughest part. >> you got to be good at what you do to have a cool head. >> if doubt or panic set in, he could fall, likely to his death. it's not for everybody but it makes him one of a kind. >> i don't know what makes people want to do that. i've never had that in me. >> reporter: he is a very bright guy and went to college and dropped out after a year. for the last 10 years, he's been living in a van, traveling, and completing these
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daring climbs. >> wow. i thought i was impressed with myself when i did the half dome trail. but apparently not impressed any more. >> but half dome is great. an impressive sight up there. but i would like a rope. >> well, yeah. he doesn't panic. i panic for him. >> thrill seekers. that's why i got into the world of weather. it's one thrill after another. the temperatures this morning. we're in the 50s for the most part. 58degrees in concord. and in san francisco it's 52. and it's foggy by the shore and it will become sunny and chilly. around the bay, about 70 degrees. and here's what is happening. an unusually potent low off the
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pacific northwest. this will be driving some clouds towards the bay area. by thursday morning. and it means rain mostly north of the golden gate bridge and clouds for everybody else. and not a huge amount of rain but for june, it's not bad. first we'll show you the forecast of the system moving through. this is tomorrow evening. increasing high clouds and most of the shower activity is confined to the north bay and then the rest of thursday looks cloudy. in terms of total -- and again, this is thursday. ukiah could pick up 2/3 of an inch of rain. and south of the golden gate, just a few hundredths of an inch. thursday looks wet and a little windy as the rain comes down. but today we'll be mostly sunny and warm. tomorrow we'll cool off a little bit. and plenty of sun. and the system powers through on thursday.
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a little bit weird. san francisco, 64 today. numbers come down closer to seasonal averages. and oakland, 68 degrees today. and down in the south bay, we'll have sunshine after a few low clouds, and temperatures top out in the mid- to upper 70s. 80 for los gatos. 77 for walnut creek and 84 at brentwood. up in the north bay, 67 at the marin civic center. and 78 in petaluma. bodega bay, 64. and ukiah and lake port and cloverdale. still in the mid-80s to plenty warm. in the extended forecast. today and tomorrow we dispense with the fog and the low clouds. and then we get another beautiful day. and then rain on thursday before clearing on friday. i tell you what. it's going to make for a
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beautiful weekend. saturday and sunday we'll have clear skies and temperatures in the 70s. weather is looking good. traffic is looking pretty good too if you're making your way through the south bay heading out the door good morning. a light ride for drivers on 87 and 680, 880. a few slowdowns on southbound 101 passing 880. nothing to write home about. just below the limit there. and looks like caltrans is wrapping up with overnight roadwork. and caltrans has overnight roadwork going on. and speeds around 25 miles per hour. that's the cruising speed through the stretch as you make your way through the union city and things should pick up after that. through the altamont pass, westbound 580, the usual crowds. cruising speeds 35 miles per
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hour. no delays out of antioch. westbound highway 4 looking fantastic. connecting in hercules. and the east shore freeway is problem free. the chp has a new catch phrase to warn districts. click it or ticket was there for years. and now do it for your family, buckle up. >> to think about the effect that an injury or being killed in a collision could have on your family members. and you know, stop, think about that for a second, if you're not going to do it for yourself, do it for someone you care about. >> 97% of passengers and drivers use seat belts. mapping air pollution.
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we'll show you how google is helping your track pollution in your neighborhood. who are these people? the energy conscious people among us say small actions can add up to something... humongous. a little thing here. a little thing there. starts to feel like a badge maybe millions can wear.
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who are all these caretakers, advocates too? turns out, it's californians it's me and it's you. don't stop now, it's easy to add to the routine. join energy upgrade california and do your thing.
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some changes could be coming to airports across the country. president trump says he wants to privatize the nation's traffic control system. supporters say it will help cut costs and travel time. >> we will launch this air travel revolution by modernizing the outdated system of air traffic control. it's about time. >> critics say customers will not get proper treatment if private businesses take over.
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united airlines is changing routes. they'll no longer fly to venezuela. the demand for flights has gone down because of political and humanitarian problems. san francisco is slapping uber and lyft with subpoenas to make sure they are following the law. if they are making rides accessible to people in low income neighborhoods or people with disabilities. up to now, the companies have refused to share that type of data. google maps is working on a program to show you how bad air pollution is. >> and it's starting with oakland. >> sensors sample the air around the city. and pollution levels vary widely, sometimes changing at different points on a block. >> we'll build a picture of
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where the pollution is and figure out where the sources are. >> google maps is working with the environmental defense fund on the project. the link is on our website, www.cbssf.com. new information about the report details a russian hack against the united states. >> and the bay area attempting to do its part to take on the charge against climate change. our governor teams up with china. i'm here with danny white and we're talking about home safety. thanks so much for coming in, danny. >> thanks for inviting me. >> i heard you've been working to come up with an offer to help people protect their homes. >> we're offering a brand new home security system, 850- dollar value, free of charge.
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live from the cbs bay area studios, this is cbs 5 eyewitness news. it's tuesday, i'm michelle griego. >> and i'm kenny choi. let's take a look outside as we take a look at the golden gate bridge, right? >> yes. >> and on the left, you've got the sunrise coming up. and the sun coming up at 5:47
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this morning. >> 5:47 this morning. so we have some time to go but the ride is looking beautiful. >> golden gate bridge, empty. what's going on. >> nice and light so far. >> stay tuned. everything looks good until wham. everything changes in a heart beat. we have a storm on thursday. this morning, fog on the shoreline and a few clouds around the bay. it will become sunny later in the day. and heading out with numbering in the low 50s. a couple of a tenth of an inch of rain in santa rosa. and thursday an unusually potent storm for june. mostly sunny and warm and cooling tomorrow. and then clouds and showers develop on thursday. most of this will be a north bay event. and nevertheless, we'll all get a little bit wet and be cloudy

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