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on the scene and they have one lane closed along northbound 280 just past 101 there. but we are seeing the usual slowdowns along northbound 101 from hellyer to san antonio. it's just under a 30-minute ride for commuters heading in that direction. the rest of your south bay ride problem-free. heading along the peninsula, 101, 280, both moving at the limit. no delays if you are heading over to sfo. your ride along 101 looking good. speeds are in the green in both directions. san mateo bridge getting crowded. 14 minutes between 880 and 101. that's your traffic. let's check in with roberta for the forecast. >> good morning. time check now 6:00 straight up. we have fog at the coast. haven't heard a foghorn in a while this morning. livermore 54. clear santa rosa at 52. 50s in san jose.
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average high san francisco 70. today our numbers are going down. 67 in san francisco. slightly below average in concord. temperatures across the peninsula today in the 70s. a refreshing day with great air quality. 67 degrees in stinson beach. 80 in napa. the weekend forecast is coming up. new this morning, fire crews are keeping an eye on hot spots after a home in redwood city went up in flames. kpix 5's jackie ward is live at the scene with the very latest. jackie. >> reporter: kenny, this was a big one. just check out behind me how charred the house is. it's pretty much destroyed the roof burned off and some police and fire crews are on scene because they are worried this fire may flare up. the flames from this fire were quite something despite only being a one-alarm fire. the call came in about 10:30 here on crompton road. fortunately no one was home at
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the time. to add to the firefighters' challenge a live wire came down in the back of the house. they got the fire under control in just over an hour. the redwood city and woodside fire departments did a really good job of keeping this fire from spreading. a few roads in the area have been blocked off to keep it clear for fire crews to come in and out of this morning. but no major traffic delays. right now, we don't think there are any injuries, any firefighters and there are just a few police officers from redwood city being checked for possible smoke inhalation. of course, the cause of this fire is still being investigated. in redwood city, jackie ward, kpix 5. a memorial service for a police officer killed in an off- duty motorcycle crash. james branik's funeral will be this afternoon. it is open to the public. he died last tuesday after a pickup truck turned in front of his motorcycle. the crash happened on monterey
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highway near san martin. it's not clear why the truck driver turned in front of branik. and he has not been arrested. in oakland, an investigation is under way after a person died while in the custody of oakland police. officers used a taser on the suspect. it happened yesterday afternoon near 41st and foothill boulevard. the person was in custody at the time. the coroner will determine the cause of death. right now, roads are closed leading to the part of yosemite national park where rock falls have struck multiple times and spelled tragedy this week. an incident that left a man injured yesterday happened very near the part of el capitan where a huge chunk of granite broke free on wednesday. that killed a man. kpix 5's anne makovec joins us with the details. anne. >> reporter: yesterday's rock fall was even larger than wednesday's. this comes at the peak of climbing season for el capitan and we now know the identity of the british tourist killed on wednesday, 32-year-old andrew foster of wales and his wife
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were hiking at the bottom of the wall when a chunk of granite about 12 stories tall broke free and plunged down. foster died. his wife is still in the hospital. and this latest rock fall yesterday happened in nearly the same location as wednesday. but it was at least three times as large. the smoke and dust filled the valley below. one man was injured and airlifted to the hospital. we heard the story from his wife. >> something came through our sunroof. but we didn't know it was closed. we didn't know it was coming what happened but it shattered and the dust just poured in. >> glass went flying from the sunroof. >> we were trying to out run it, go, let's go, and at the same time my husband reached up and he was like, oh, my head, my head. because it was bleeding profusely and hurting. >> this is the most popular time of year for people around the world to come and test their skills on el capitan's sheer walls. rock falls happen 80 times a
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year there, a natural force of gravity. they can come loose by water, erosion, earthquakes and vegetation growth. fatalities are relatively rare in more than a century of recordkeeping rock falls at yosemite killing 17 people and injuring 85. >> thank you. more than a week since hurricane maria hit, there are signs the relief effort in puerto rico is picking up. president trump's administration says with most power lines and cell towers down, the lack of electricity and communication has made coordinating help particularly difficult. a three star army general is spending his first full day in puerto rico sent to support the hurricane response. lieutenant general jeff buchanan will coordinate the more than 7,000 troops and 10,000 government workers trying to rebuilt, restore power to the island and distribute clean water and food. >> the relief effort is under
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control. it is proceeding very well. >> acting homeland security secretary elaine duke is among those in the trump administration who is praising the government's response as is the president himself by twitter saying in part, fema and first responders are amazing. residents of the island though say more than a week since hurricane maria hit help is scarce and disorganized. [ speaking spanish ] >> laura brown says she is sending her children to miami on board a cruise ship evacuating locals. she is worried about their health and safety at home. government officials in dc say the problem isn't getting supplies to the island anymore. it's getting them from the port to the people. clearing roads is one issue. >> there's still a shortfall there, though. that is drivers for all those trucks. so we are pushing personnel in to augment state and local authorities to continue to push those commodities. >> reporter: to help support with medical needs everyone the navy's hospital ship leaves from virginia this afternoon on a five-day journey to puerto rico. homeland security says 51 of
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the 69 hospitals on the island are now open. president trump is scheduled to visit puerto rico on tuesday. he tweeted out, quote, puerto rico governor just stated the administration and the president every time we have spoken they have delivered. the fact is puerto rico has been destroyed by two hurricanes. big decisions will have to be made as to the cost of its rebuilding. members of congress called on twitter executives to capitol hill meeting behind closed doors with lawmakers looking into russian meddling on social media. congressional investigators say that russian internet trolls purchased thousands of facebook ads to divide americans. one lawmaker says that they are still at it! this past weekend russians flooded social media with the hashtag "take a knee." facebook, twitter and google have all been invited to testify about russian influence on social media at a senate intelligence committee hearing which happens on november 1st. thursday night football started with a show of "unity" during the national anthem. ♪[ music ]
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>> the green bay packers and chicago bears linked arms. president trump called the protest disrespectful and the players who participated he called them sons of bs. it was an invitation for fans to join them. >> the messaging of this unfortunately needs to continue to be redirected. this is about something bigger than that, an invitation to show unity in the face of, um, some divisiveness from the top. >> next week, many nfl players and some owners "took a knee" bowed their heads an joined arms in solidarity during the national anthem. time now 6:08. the state's top pot regulator admits that he has some growing anxiety. the concerns he has as california prepares to legalize recreational marijuana. >> reporter: and governor brown is in the bay area today taking
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action on the housing crisis. we'll have details coming up. >> and your ride along 880 heading through oakland may start to really slow down. we see emergency crews heading to the scene of a new accident. details coming up. >> from the kpix weather center, the fog has returned and the effect it will have on your weekend coming up.
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bills, in an attempt to ease that situation jessica flores joins us live from alameda with details. affordable housing in california is scarce but today the governor will sign bills in an attempt to ease the situation. jessica flores joins us live from alameda with the details. jessica. >> reporter: hey, good morning. we're in alameda because this is the city where residents were actually surveyed about what they think the biggest problems in the city are and they said 74% said that the housing crisis was a serious problem here. now the governor will be in the bay area addressing this issue signing a package of 12 bills today in san francisco. now, here's the rundown of the bills. $4billion affordable housing ballot measure is one of the bills he will be signing putting that question to the voters.
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there will be a $75 fee on real estate transaction documents, that will increase revenue up to $300 million. other bills will cut some of the red tape to help speed up affordable housing construction. but it will be years before there is relief because it's estimated there's a shortfall of more than a million housing units. that governorthe governor will be in san francisco in 11 a.m. using the most expensive city in california as a backdrop as he signs this package of bills. live in alameda, i'm jessica flores, kpix 5. with much uncertainty over how prop 64 will take shape across california, the top pot regulator in our state is anxious about what's ahead. lori ajax told an industry group this week that growers and sellers are unclear about how the industry will function smoothly with some operators having licenses and others
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lacking them. another concern, california's expected to issue state regulations governing recreational marijuana only about a month before legal sales are allowed. and with months to go before that time, an educational campaign about pot has just been launched. it highlights the potential health hazards of marijuana for minors and pregnant women. it advises people on how to purchase and safely store marijuana. a few months after the opening bart officials are closing the warm springs south street station for the weekend part of the preparation for the silicon valley extension upcoming opening. a free bus bridge will run tomorrow and on sunday. but riders should prepare for a 20- to 30-minute delay. bart is also advising commuters to park at the fremont station. good advice. >> 56 trains in service on bart. no delays on mass transit. so we are off to a good start for friday morning mass transit commuters. slowdowns on
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southbound 880 heading through oakland. all due to an accident just before 66. that's right near the coliseum. and you can see those yellow and red sensors lighting up the maps here. trash bark traffic backed up to 23rd. drivers making their way between broadway to 66. past that stretch, headlights southbound no delays and space between the vehicles. not so much space for drivers heading westbound across the san mateo bridge. we are in the yellow now tracking just under a 20-minute commute for drivers making their way towards 101. and some delays along westbound 237 an accident reported just before 101. it is over on the shoulder but we are seeing speeds dip right around 30 miles per hour. let's check with roberta on the forecast. how is this weekend shaping up? >> it's going to be cooler.
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good morning, everybody. live weather camera looking out towards the bay bridge. we could ziti top of the towers. 525 feet above the bay waters. fog is not hampering visibility there. [ foghorn sound effect ] >> give it up one more time [ foghorn sound effect ]. >> it's the foghorn! we have some fog at the coast this morning. can't see it from the transamerica pyramid. but it is out there. not so much around the lip of the bay. but along the immediate seashore, temperature-wise, 52 in santa rosa to 60 in san jose. we are in the 50s for the most part. all right. here's what you need to know. it's a dryco. we have some precipitation associated with it. it's just that it's bake up all the dry air mass we have had in place from our offshore flow so the precipitation dries up before it hits the land mass. we are reverting to a west onshore push so the cooler
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ocean breeze is covering most of the bay area by this afternoon. near normal over the weekend turning cooler next week. 85 at the state capital for this getaway friday. 67 degrees in big sur. mid-60s in tahoe but please be mindful if you are heading there for biking or hiking or camping overnight lows are below freezing around 30 to 31 degrees. 82 eye82 ukiah. mid-60s at the coast. 70s around the peninsula. 81 in san jose. that's about 3 degrees above average. low 80s to the north. low to mid-80s to the east. delta today at 86 degrees. winds west and northwest 10 to 20. there's your extended forecast. sunday the warmest of the weekend and cooler next week. moon festival in the city.
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it's in chinatown at 67 degrees. and this is where you have to be also castro street fair this weekend on sunday in san francisco. sunny sky, 68 degrees. and tonight we have our san francisco giants playing their last home stand of the regular season. matt cain is on the mound tomorrow night for his last showing before he retires. make it a great day! michelle, i can't kind. what's apple up to this time? >> i know. we talk about apple every day, don't we is it. the fcc has an unusual request of apple. according to techcrunch, the fcc wants apple to activate the fm radio chips in iphones for safety reasons. the request was inspired by the recent hurricanes. the problem is apple discontinued those fm radio chips after the iphone 6. google is reportedly building a smart screen competitor to amazon's echo show. according to techcrunch the device will offer youtube, google assistance, google
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photos and video calling. it will also act as a smart hub to control smart home devices. instagram is trying to rein in the trolls. the facebook-owned photo sharing app has introduced a comment control tool this week. users will now have a handful of filtering options for comments. comments can be blocked from specific users. christmas comes early for the a's skipper. i'm dennis o'donnell. and why the mother of one of the denver broncos will be pulling for the raiders instead of her son's football team. reaction coming up. but first, what's cool about your school? email your nomination to us at coolschools@kp, and we may feature your school on the thursday morning show. play o' the day from major league baseball... t
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louis. the a's gave manager bob melvin a one-year extension that will keep him in oakland through the 2019 season and that has jim harbaugh pretty excited about his old friend bo-mel. >> bo-mel! >> melvin and the a's beginning their final series of the
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season in texas. in the fifth oakland rookie matt chapman breaks a scoreless tie with his 14th homer of the year. the a's are 4-1 winners. you know, they have won 9 of the last 11 games. sunday the raiders and broncos will renew a rivalry in the nfl a rivalry that apparently goes against the saying, blood is thicker than water. denver running back dj anderson will play against his childhood team on sunday. but the vallejo native and cal alum says his mom is still a raiders fan. and this weekend will root for oakland instead of her son's bronco team. >> it's tough! my mom goes every time. she criticizes me every time she goes. but you know i'm a raiders fan. i love you, son. but it's my raiders. you know, it's hard right there. it hits home. hits home when it comes to my mom. lightning delayed last night's packers bears game for 47 minutes. after the skies lit up, green bay quarterback aaron rodgers
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lit up chicago. the former cal bear threw four touchdowns, two of them to jordan nelson. packers are 3-1. raiders and broncos play sunday at 1:00 right here on kpix 5. afterwards, the "5th quarter" and sunday night, my special guest jonny miller on game day. have a great weekend, everybody! thanks, dennis. play of the day from major league baseball. the defending champion world series team chicago cubs at st. louis. >> the 1-1 pitch. de young with a flyball. out to center. will it carry? it is caught! it's caught! with the catch, the final nail in the coffin for the cardinals play-off hopes. >> look at that timing. chicago's lee onus martin with a big camp in the 11th to preserve the win. with that the cubs also win the
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national league s central division. a late-night fire in redwood city destroys a home in a quiet neighborhood. fire crews are on scene to make sure there aren't any hot spots that flare up. >> plus, waiting to be set free. when oj simpson is expected to be released from prison. oh, you brought butch.
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a second massive rock fall in yosemite. the latest injury just one day after a man was killed and the steps the park is taking to keep others safe. >> i will look into it. >> president trump is now considering after a cabinet
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member used taxpayer money to pay for chartered flights. >> plus under investigation, what we're learning about an early-morning homicide in san jose. but first, right now, roads are closed leading to the stretch of yosemite national park where a falling rock has proved deadly this week. good morning, it is friday, september 29th. i'm kenny choi. >> i'm michelle griego. time now is 6:30. an incident thursday that sparked injuries happened near a spot of el capitan where a man died wednesday after a rock fall. kpix 5's anne makovec joins us now with key concerns. >> reporter: yesterday's rock fall was even larger than wednesday's. this all comes at the peak of climbing season for el capitan. we now know the identity of the british tourist who was killed on wednesday. 32-year-old andrew foster, of wales, and his wife were hiking at the bottom of el capitan when a chunk of granite about 12 stories tall broke free and plunged down. foster died. his wife is in the hospital. the latest rock fall happened in nearly the same location as wednesday.
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but it was at least three times as large. the dust and smoke filled the entire valley below. one man was injured and airlifted to the hospital. rock falls happen about 80 times a year there and geologists say rocks can be dislodged by factors including water, erosion, earthquakes and vegetation. >> it's not very unusual at all. it's actually quite normal. and a natural erosional process that occurs in yosemite in particular on granite that comprises most of the bedrock or the rocks that are exposed in yosemite. so it's a very natural process that occurs very frequently. these rock falls are coming down because these rocks erode under the force of gravity. >> add in tourists and climbers and the problems come in. this is the most popular time of year from people worldwide to test their skills on el capitan's sheer walls.
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fatalities are somewhat rare. in more than 100 years of recordkeeping rock falls have killed 17 and injured 85 in yosemite. three people are recovering after crews rescued them from a canyon in los angeles county. two women were in a car that crashed into the canyon in glendora. the other person was a man on a bike who was riding by during the accident. they will all be okay. 6:32. let's take a live look outside on the right look at that. 580/680, that's stressful when you take a look at that as you get ready for your morning commute but try to focus on the left side. we have a nice serene calm shot from our mount vaca cam looking east at the beautiful sunrise this morning. oh, ah! keep it going! >> we're trying to harmonize all together. >> nicely done. >> oooo. >> oooo. >> ooo! >> some of the clouds were you seeing in that picture there, it's all associated with an area of low pressure that's actually a cold front.
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it's draped across the northwestern section of the state of california. we'll not see any precipitation from it. but it will be rotating our winds around enhancing our marine layer and cooler weather is in the forecast. good morning, everybody! this is our scene from our transamerica pyramid looking out towards the port of oakland. we have temperatures 53 to 60 degrees and later today, average high in san francisco 70. instead, 67 degrees. we are talking about near normal temperatures in san jose, concord and also oakland slightly below average. 60s at the beaches, 70s around the peninsula, 70s low 80s santa clara valley. 80s to the east of the bay today. 60s and 70s to the north. your full weekend forecast is just minutes away. but right now, jaclyn, how busy are you? >> nothing like i have been all week. but we are starting to see a few more incidents and more commuters join the friday morning commute. good morning, everyone. right now we are tracking some delays for drivers heading along westbound 237 approaching 101. an earlier accident is no longer blocking lanes. but traffic is backing up beyond the tolls at this point
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so give yourself some extra time heading in that direction. 880 along the nimitz heading through oakland slow in both directions. an earlier accident no longer blocking lanes. but traffic is still slow especially in that southbound direction. the crash near 66th a backup beyond 23rd. in the red travel times 21 minutes. back to you guys. right now in san jose, police are investigating a shooting in an apartment building that left one person dead. officers say that a man was found with a gunshot wound around 8:30 last night in an apartment on the 300 block of elon village lane. he died later at the hospital. no arrests have been made. redwood city firefighters are closely monitoring a home that burned down overnight. jackie ward is live at the scene with the latest. >> reporter: that's right, michelle. even though the fire has been out for hours, you can see behind me that redwood city firefighters are still here. they are just rotating in and out to make sure this house is constantly being monitored and they are keeping an eye out for
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hot spots or flare-ups. this is what the fire looked like about 10:30 last night at a multilevel home on crompton road. thankfully, no one was home at the time it happened. members of the redwood city and woodside fire departments were able to contain the flames and keep it from spreading. a power line came down in the back of the home during this. but fire crews were still able to get the fire out in about an hour and 10 minutes. some local roads are still closed but this neighborhood is quiet away from major roads so no traffic problems. right now, firefighters say that no injuries occurred as they were battling this. a few police officers are being checked out for possible smoke inhalation. of course, the cause is under investigation. in redwood city, jackie ward, kpix 5. a massive i.c.e. sweep resulted in hundreds arrests across the country including dozens in the bay area. agents dubbed sweep separation
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safe city. in total, there were 6 arrests in san francisco, 21 in santa clara county. 23 people arrested have past criminal convictions. 4 were previously deported. acting i.c.e. director tom holman blamed sanctuary cities saying, quote, sanctuary jurisdictions that do not allow us access to jails are creating a magnet for illegal immigration. as a result, i.c.e. is forced to dedicate more resources to conduct at-large arrests in these communities. three of president trump's cabinet members are under scrutiny for using taxpayer money to pay for charter flights. health and human services secretary tom price apologized but white house press secretary sarah huckabee sanders hinted that price's job is on the line. >> we're going through this process. we are going to conduct a full review and we'll see what happens. >> treasury secretary steve mnuchin and the epa administrator are being
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reviewed for spending money on private flights while cutting budget in their departments. on october 10th a significant day for japan and north korea. japan begins its house election campaigns and north korea celebrates the founding of the its communist party. tensions have increased since north korea conducted another nuclear test this month leading to new sanctions by the united nations and a round of insults between president trump and president kim jong-un kim. former nfl star oj simpson could be released from prison on monday. he has been jailed for nine years for armed robbery and kidnapping stemming from a 2007 encounter with two sports memorabilia dealers at a las vegas hotel. in july, four parole board members said he could be eligible for parole starting october 1st. time now 6:37. recreational marijuana becomes legal in california on january 1. next, why people will have to wait longer to buy it from
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shops in san francisco. >> reporter: governor brown will be in the bay area today taking action on the housing crisis. we'll have details coming up. let's take a quick check on the big board: (adlib conditions) coming up, we'll get an update from kcbs radio's financial reporter jason brooks. >> let's check the dow. it's down 33. coming up, we will get an update from kcbs radio's financial reporter jason brooks.
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little bit longer to buy it from shops in san francisco. recreational marijuana becomes legal in california on january 1st. but people will have to wait a little bit longer to buy it from shops in san francisco. city leaders have announced permits to sell recreational marijuana won't be issued until they pass new laws to regulate
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the industry. they say the city won't issue permits until an equity program is created to help low income entrepreneurs and people of color. oakland passed the state's first cannabis equity program back in march. a set of bills is awaiting governor brown's signature today. it's an attempt to lessen california's affordable housing crisis. kpix 5's jessica flores joins us live from alameda with more on what those bills are calling for. jessica. >> here in alameda, like many places in the bay area, they are feeling the pain from the housing crisis. the city surveyed residents here and found:3% say the housing issue is a major problem. the governor will sign 12 bills in san francisco today. one of the bills will put a measure on the ballot asking voters to decide on a $4 billion affordable housing bond under a second bill there will be a fee on real estate transaction documents that will increase revenues to 2 to $300 million. other bills will cut some of
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the red tape to help speed up affordable housing construction but it could be years before californians could see some relief. it's estimated there's a shortfall of more than a million affordable housing units. the governor will be in san francisco at 11 a.m. today signing those bills. live in alameda, jessica flores, kpix 5. whole foods just announced it has been hacked and consumer spending is higher. joining us now is kcbs radio's financial reporter jason brooks. >> reporter: good morning. just the latest hack. we had the big cyber security breach over equifax. sonic drive-in restaurants also getting hacked. and now it's whole foods. the company says that its credit card customers could have been impacted at its restaurants and tab rooms. but it's not saying which locations might have been affected or how many of those customers. now, whole foods does use a separate checkout system for grocery customers so it's grocery customers are not
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affected. only a taproom and restaurant customers may have been affected. also amazon transactions now that amazon owns whole foods. they were not impacted by this hack either. commerce department says that personal spending was up by a tenth of a percent in august as we saw a big drop in auto sales down 1.8%. stock market coming off another record day and the s&p was at an all-time high at yesterday's close. this morning a mixed start for the market. let's go to the big board and see how we're doing so far. the dow lower by 35. nasdaq up 18. s&p gaining 1 point. another great day for roku. the los gatos company had a blockbuster ipo up over 60% up another 30% this morning. kenny and michelle, back to you. >> thank you, jason brooks from kcbs radio. time now for a look at what's coming up later on "cbs this morning." norah o'donnell joins us now from new york. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. ahead, we were there when house speaker paul ryan saw majority whip steve scalise in the capital for the first time since he was shot. we'll bring you that emotional
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moment. plus david begnaud has made his way to the hard hit western end of puerto rico where we're getting our first look at the damage there. and oj simpson could be released from prison as soon as sunday. the nfl today james brown is here with a preview of his 48 hours piece on simpson and the ongoing racial divide in america. that plus the eye-opener, your world in 90 seconds. see you at 7:00. >> thank you. spacex founder elon musk is sharing details about colonizing mars. they plan to send two cargo ships there in 2022. two years later musk hoping to carry out the first manned mission to paris. the idea is to send a reusable -- mission to mars. idea is to send a reusable rocket to mars. another plan a rocket that travels 18,000 miles an hour to get people from los angeles to
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london in record time. >> what if you take that same ship and go from one place to another on earth? most places like in half-hour. >> as for the 140 million-mile trip to mars, the cost isn't clear. last year musk had a steep number in mind about $200,000 a ticket. >> so would you go? >> it takes us longer to get to the bay bridge sometimes! >> so true. >> i'd take it. >> hopefully the technology works. one day. >> one day. >> one day. >> yeah. >> it will. all right. >> things are not looking good for drivers heading to the nimitz this morning. this is say good-bye to "friday light." we had an earlier accident. it's no longer blocking lanes. it's definitely causing delays. it's even causing delays in the northbound direction. the crash was in the southbound direction. right near 66th. here's a live look. you can see speeds in the yellow for northbound traffic on the right side of your screen. from 238 to the maze, it's just about a 20-minute commute southbound 880 continues to be very slow from fifth avenue all
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the way until you get past 66th. it's about 15 minutes to get through that stretch. san mateo bridge you will be in good company heading westbound from 880 to 101. just under 25 minutes. and new reports of a crash this is northbound 101 right near alum rock avenue. it's over in the center divide but definitely creating slowdowns for drivers heading to the south bay. 101 from hellyer to san antonio, 32 minutes. hat's a check of your traffic; over to you. official sunrise is at 7:02. take a look at this beautiful view this morning. this is mount vaca. and what you're looking at is mid-level cloudiness. these are clouds with their bases generally about 6500 feet to 23,000 feet. and they are made of ice crystals and water droplets. we are not going to see any of those water droplets because the air mass is still so dry. meanwhile, this is a fog bank that's pushing in the bay this
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morning. it's a higher deck of clouds as compared to yesterday. we had the low shallow deck of fog. currently clear in santa rosa. clouds in oakland at 59. bill in orinda says it's mostly cloudy at 58 degrees in the east bay. satellite-radar is the cold front producing those mid-level clouds around the mount vaca area. it does have some precipitation associated with it. it's right there banking up against the for the western quadrant of the state of california. but the tail end of it as it sweeps over the bay area again we had that offshore flow. so the precipitation evaporates before it hits the ground. cooler next week. today's temperatures:
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your outside number today 77 degrees at mineta international airport which is the official reporting station. but i'm going a little bit warmer than that. at the rose garden district and also in willow glen, with a high temperature of 81. 70s common around the peninsula today. 67 degrees in san francisco. that's down from the average high of 70. 80s to the east. 80s to the far north. the winds west-northwest 10 to 20. here's a look at your extended forecast. we call for seasonal highs with the warmest day of the two coming up on sunday. and then cooler by the weekend. but i got to tell you, or next week i should say. autumn mon festival in chinatown in the 60s, the moon festival. and sunday castro street fair. 68 degrees. and we have the giants playing host to the padres their last home stand of the regular season. matt cain takes the mound tomorrow night saturday night for his last appearance with
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the giants. 62 degrees. thank you, matt cain for all of your great work. guys? a fire in redwood city tears through a home in a quiet neighborhood here and fire crews remain on scene to make sure nothing flares up this morning.
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i'm jackie ward live in redwood city where there was a house fire last night and fire and police crews remain on scene because they are worried this fire may flare back up. check out these flames. the call came in just after 10:30 here on crompton road. fortunately no one was home at the time and firefighters were able to get everything under control in just over an hour. the redwood city and woodside fire departments did a really good job of keeping of the fire from spreading to any nearby homes. a few of the roads in the neighborhood have been blocked off to keep this area clear for
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fire crews to come in and out of. but those closures aren't expected to cause any major traffic delays. fortunately no injuries here to report and the cause of the fire remains under investigation. in redwood city, jackie ward, kpix 5. this just in. the united states is going to stop issuing visas in cuba indefinitely. it is also halting official delegation travel due to a tax on u.s. personnel. time now 6:54. time for your "final 5". one person is injured after another rockslide in yosemite national park. it happened yesterday at the iconic el capitan formation a day after a falling slab killed a british tourist and injured his wife in the same location. it's peak climbing season at yosemite and while rock falls are common, climbers say it's rare they are deadly. president trump's administration says it's doing all it can to help puerto rico recover from the devastation caused by hurricane maria. three star army general jeffrey buchanan has been sent to the island to head up the federal
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recovery effort. health and human services secretary tom price is apologizing for using chartered flights instead of commercial airlines. earlier this week president trump told reporters he was looking into the secretary's spending of taxpayer money. in san jose police are investigating a shooting in an apartment building that left one person dead. it happened on elon village lane on the city's north side. no arrests have been made. it just opened a few months ago but the warm springs south fremont station will be closed for the weekend so they can install and test new software. a free bus bridge will run tomorrow and sunday. we're tracking a couple of accidents along 101 for drivers heading through san francisco. be prepared for some delays. this is right near cesar chavez and traffic is starting to get very heavy near 3rd street there. bayshore boulevard and your ride heading over towards the bay bridge toll plaza, "slow, stop, go." you know it! in the red. roberta? >> good morning, everybody. stop whatever you're doing right now and take a look at
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that. isn't that glorious? that's mount vaca. wow! official sun-up is at 7:02. we are getting a glimpse of it there. not so much right there. look at the fog pouring in according to our sutro camera. right now temperatures 53 santa rosa. 60 in san jose. later today, numbers stacking up in the 60s at the beaches, 60s, 70s bayside, 70s around the peninsula, 80s inland. definitely a cooler day today. the extended forecast calls for additional cooling to take place on saturday. seasonal from sunday through monday. slightly cooler tuesday through thursday. all right. so this is a very tough morning for us because after a career in the news business spanning three decades, 21 years just here, roberta is starting a new adventure. hold my hand. [ laughter ] >> today is her last day with us. we are going to see her around though every now and then. and we wanted to give you a look back at some of her time here at kpix 5. tomorrow another storm is expected to spread throughout the entire coast of california within the next couple of
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hours. >> it's raining, it's pouring! your umbrella has been snoring. >> here's roberta gonzales from kpix 5 in san francisco with our first check of the weather. roberta. >> good morning. it's such a pleasure to be here today. as we take a look at the contiguous 48 states it's what you don't see that's most notable. >> boy has it been a day in the city of san francisco. >> roberta gonzales has just hit a golf shot! throw your balls! >> whoo! >> look who is on the -- oh!! look who is on the bandwagon. >> oh, get out of here! this bandwagon! > roberta. [ screaming ] >> good morning, roberta gonzales live at the alameda county fair. i am on the bungee climb just about 130 feet high. and i tell you it's a beautiful view from up here. >> behind the scenes tonight with sharks voted the best
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mascot in the world. >> just moments ago i rappelled 38 stories down the grand hyatt hotel. >> you can actually progress very quickly. ♪[ music ] >> it's where all this water continues to gather here on the beach shores because of the very high surf. we are going to continue to show you where it is raining and let me tell you when it does rain, it pours! >> are you serious? it's blue. [ laughter ] >> close-up. >> oh. [ laughter ] >> that's awesome. >> you guys really surprised me there. i was -- [ crosstalk ] > jolly rancher thing. i just want to thank cbs for giving me the privilege to work here for 21 years at kpix and i really want to thank all of you, the viewers, who have been so supportive not only the 21 years i have worked here but
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the two years i was in san jose. you have always been there for me. and i have tried to be there for you and i will continue to serve my community with all my charity work. my son's randall and michael are 24 and 22 as of monday they are going to have breakfast with me for the very first time in their lives. as of monday i going to work launching roberta gonzales productions. it's going to be a travel entertainment show. we have so much work. we have a great team. we are in the east bay and hope the show will be aired here on kpix 5. we have a website and app to launch. that's what we'll be doing as of monday. >> we are going to miss you around here, roberta. >> i have to keep my hand in weather so hopefully i'll be coming back in and filling in from time to time. >> yeah. and, of course, you know, we'll be together. >> we'll miss you everywhere in the bay area emceeing every event possible. we'll miss you in the newsroom and studio. >> thank you. it's a true pleasure to work with each and every one of you. ♪[ music ]
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captioning funded by cbs good morning to our viewers in the west. it is friday, september 29th, 2017. welcome to "cbs this morning." president trump says the emergency response in puerto rico is great, but many hurricane victims say they are still struggling to find help. david begno is in one hard to reach area where food, water and fuel are running out. a divided congress comes together to welcome back house republican, steve scalise three-and-a-half months after he nearly died from a gunshot wound. we were there for an emotional reunion between scalise and paul ryan. and more rocks come crashing down. a man was killed by a slide at one ofhe


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