tv Today in the Bay NBC January 9, 2012 6:00am-7:00am PST
>> new this morning a three-alarm fire guts part of the home for seniors in east san jose. i'm marla tellez. i'll have that coming up. >> 49ers open ticket sales for their new stadium. why some say fans are being priced out of the stands. >> also news overnight, iran sentences an american to death. how the u.s. is responding. >> it is monday, january 9th, live look outside golden gate bridge this morning. full forecast coming up. "today in the bay." good morning to you. thanks for joining us. hope you're coming off of a great weekend. 6:00 now. i'm laura garcia-cannon. >> i'm jon kelley. time to check win christina loren to get our day started right with a beautiful forecast. >> a beautiful forecast.
by next weekend might not be as nice. it looks like we're going to get a wet pattern shaping up. so hopefully you were able to get outdoors over this past weekend. we have more of the same today. 39 degrees right now in san jose. you'll be at about 62 degrees by noon. making your way home from work with 64 comfortable degrees. i'll take through the forecast for tomorrow because you might be bringing your umbrella to work tomorrow in spots. we'll talk about that, first you want to check your drive, another problem is fremont. >> tracking this accident. the traffic is starting to bump up. southbound 880, as you approach heading out of union city and we have considerable slowing. two lanes were blocked. still have the fast lane blocked. that jason called in. thank you, car hit the center divide. we're looking for relief. tow truck to arrive at decota road. >> we'll check back. thank you. it's 6:01. new this morning san jose fire
crews are at the scene of a three-alarm fire at an assisted living center. good morning, marla. >> reporter: laura, good morning. five in all were taken to the hospital. the good news is they are not critically injured. in fact, the captain on scene tells me that they are being treated for stress-related injuries such as hypertension and chest pain. let's get a look at the damage, though, four units out of the eight-unit building suffered heavy damage. this is mayfair golden manor apartments that serve seniors. they were awakened about 1:45 this morning. it was a single alarm fire that quickly escalated to three alarms. 20 to 40 people had to be evacuated and firefighters say because of the age of these folks here it was not easy. they called on police officers
for their help. >> we couldn't have done it without our fellow officers. they were able to help us. >> there was a lot of panic, then we had language barriers so it was a challenge to make sure everybody was accounted for. >> reporter: officials say 16 seniors in all are displaced this morning. they are being assisted by red cross who is actually on scene out here. the fire was contained by 3:00 this morning. we are giving you a live look as the firefighters now wrap up this, their hard work is done. now the investigation into the cause continues. it appears to be accidental. live in san jose. >> thank you for the update. 6:03. in the north bay police are on the hunt for a serial arsonist. police say someone set more than 15 small fires between 9:00 p.m.
start and 3:00 a.m. sunday. they were set at five locations. one of the fires was in a dumpster, the others were brush fires no. homes were damaged. >> iran announcing its sentencing a u.s. iranian citizen to death for spying. amir mirza hekmati was born in arizona. the u.s. denies he is a spy and is demanding his release. iran says he worked for the cia. the sentence coming at a time of heightened tension between iran and the west. there are reports iran has a new nuclear facility. an iranian center says a new facility opened said to be protected from airstrikes. the newspaper says the uranium is needed to help cancer patients. >> a assemblyman wants to see improvements to gas pipe line saext jerry hill is proposing three new bills.
one would require the california public utilities commission to implement 29 recommendations from the national transportation aeft board. another mandate whistle-blower protection program. the last would force the commission to set rates based on a utility's saefd record. >> tickets for the 49ers stadium go on sale today. if you want premium seats, be ready to shell out. stephanie is live with the look at all of the new fat priced tickets. >> good morning, jon. that's right. some fans will get a personal preview of the new stadium club seats from a computer simulated view. like you said these tickets are going to come at a high price, talking those around midfield. between -- up to 3750 bucks i should say. that's almost triple the price
at candle stick. if you want to be one of the new 9,000 club seat season tekt holders have to buy the seat. those are 20,0$20,000 toite,000. now the sales team expect high demand but these prices aren't sitting well with some of their fans. >> no. i don't think -- i think it's way too much. >> this is a product that candle stick has never seen. you have the ability to transfer to the your friend, colleague, to sell. i think that's a huge benefit. >> reporter: for the majority of the seats the keeper ones, those won't go public until they go on sale this summer. the stadium isn't set to open until 2015. but with great american on friday agreeing to the project it's set for the new stage.
to approve this project tomorrow. >> back to you guys. >> thank you very much. the niners current stadium will be the scene after playoff game. the niners host the saints at 1:30. it's the niners' first trip to the playoffs in 9 years. saints coming off of a big win. the final score 45-28. >> one of the men charged with keeping the peace under investigation for alleges of domestic violence. the sheriff's wife jumping to his defense yesterday minutes after he was sworn in to his new post. >> i really -- i don't want to -- >> this has been completely taken out of context. it's a personal matter. >> he is accused of using his wife's arm on new year's weekend. that was file over to the
district attorney. ed lee starts his official day on the job as the new mayor of san francisco. lee took the oath of office yesterday during a ceremony at city hall becoming the city's first elected asian-american mayor. during his speech lee did something no other mayor has done. he stweeted about jobs. >> there, how about that. that's a little disruption but shows how important i think innovation and technology are to reforming our government and building our future. >> reporter: even some celebrities took notice. twitter of course is based in san francisco. the mayor said he wants more sek companies to find a home in the city >> with all of this weather i'm
sure a lot of people wouldn't mind calling this area home. >> it's bazaar that we're getting better here than in mom. this morning you didn't have to fly anywhere. a live look at sfo, you can see clear conditions. i think we'll see that fog start to creep back in as we head through not only tomorrow but especially wednesday with a little bit of additional moisture coming into the mix. i think some coastal showers. you can see not today. high pressure taking that to the north. you can see the clouds arcing up and around that ridge taking that clockwise flow western suburbing our winds off floor. as that comply fis it's going to push that cloud cover back in the pacific making for clear conditions at the coast. that means comfortable afternoon highs. through your forecast, 34 in
concord, by noon you're up to 57. 60 at noon. 62 at noon. rounding out the day with 70s. 70 degrees in gilroy and my next report we'll time out the rain showers and we've get you ready to go. >> if you taking 880, it's still slow southbound outof hayward through union city and woyk. the earlier accident has to clear that final lane. that's causing the back up past that maul. we have a traffic worker on the scene. we'll continue to track that. 580 out of the alta mont was. spreads are below testimony averaging an 18 minute pass, majority through almost but seeing patches as you head to the pub lin interchange. no other worries but speeds
coming down toward 60. the bay bridge toll plaza has heavier traffic. no metering lights yet. a live look at 87 through the south bay that the volume is bigger here. i'll give you that coming up. >> people heading back to work. coming up on "today in the bay" looks like it's four against 1 heading into new hampshire's primary. >> new this morning 7 people arrested 18 bar fight over the weekend. i'll tell you why police are soo ncerned. y -dad, why are you getting that? -that's my cereal.
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arrests. it happened at giamona drive. seems at this point these fights are happening a bit on the weekend. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. in this case punches were thrown at police officers, seven were arrested. it happened at bar here behind me. and police didn't have far to go to break it up. that's because the police department is right there across the street. the brick building. an officer on patrol saw the fight early sunday morning. it was way out of hand with about 15 people fighting. another officer was punched in the face trying to stop a fight. officer stunned the sbpt a taser and the crowd came to the suspect's defense. in the past month there is have been several bar fights in walnut creek. two years ago the city formed a task force to try to solve these but some feel not enough has
been done. the police association here has a link on its website called bar issues and point out that the downtown scene keeps growing but they have fewer officers than even 20 years ago. i have calls in to walnut creek police and they are still asking witnesses to come forward with information about this fight. reporting live, christie smith, back to you. >> appreciate the update. i want to get it updated when it comes to the forecast. coming off of a great weekend. >> great weekend, more of the same. picture perfect weather. looks like it's the last day so enjoy it while it lasts. might get some showers, as we head through tomorrow a lot of people want that rain. they have been requesting it on my facebook page. what i can tell you is it looks like the overall pattern will be significantly changing as we head toward the weekend and the start of next week. we do have rain chances every day including sunday through wednesday, and an indication
that the jet stream is going to take a dip and bring some of that moisture our way. the bull's eye has been the pacific northwest. we've got clear conditions because of offshore flow all the way from san francisco to san jose. we'll get beautiful shots for you momentarily. by tomorrow a cloudy start. limited sunshine until about 11:00 a.m. tomorrow. a few coastal showers. looking promises for that especially to the north of the golden gate bridge. by wednesday if we pick up the moisture i think we'll see dense fog develop on wednesday morning. so, enjoy that clear coastline today. warm dry conditions as of shore flow continues. a comfortable afternoon. it's the last day of near-record territory. we'll drop our temperatures as we head through tomorrow. 65 in san rafael. about 70 in gilroy.
we need that wet pattern. looks like things are going to start to change, not just tomorrow. you can see most of that shower activity is offshore. i think we'll see couple of cells push onshore. expecting showers of daly city by tomorrow. as we head through the week, comfortable, cooler, patchy nothing on thursday, by friday mild conditions. looks like the wet pattern develops. i'll explain coming up. first talking to mike about your drive. >> we're seeing more folks on the roadway as the last of those vacationers are back at work. but we have the earlier car fire reported southbound 87. sounds like a non-issue. but southbound 101 there is an issue, a new accident around blossom bill, they are more crowded. if you're heading south toward
85 no that. activity doesn't look like lanes or blocked. slowing 880 out of union city and down toward fremont. the earlier accident at decota road should be off the shoulder but the flashing lights and the early slowing as the volume is slowing continues the slowing between the bridges. expect that and we'll see how the commute shapes up. we'll look at the approach and speeds the end of the 50s. the volume increases now toward the bay bridge toll plaza with no metering lights. the east shore freeway eastbound 80 that's away from the bridge, a jackknifed semitruck and a truck in with that truck. sounds like at least one lane is affected. no metering lights yet. >> thanks, mike. on that long campaign trail, all of the candidates except for
mitt romney have something in john. they are going after mitt romney. four of five new hampshire voters made up their mind. his opponent not giving up yet. >> his record was so great why didn't you run for re-election? >> can we drop a little of the pious belloni. >> let's be honest about it. i put my country first. >> romney fighting back with help from chris christie and former rival tim pawlenty f. romney wins new hampshire t campaigns admit it will be hard to stop him. >> 6:19. 100 u.s. soldiers on look down over missing equipment. it's not weapons but like laser scheidts and night vision goggles. soldiers are confined to barracks or the fining haul.
the striker brigade has served two tours in iraq. there are fears the taliban could be intill traiting the afghan military after a u.s. is killed 18 shoot-out. a man dressed in an afghan army uniform opened fire at a group of americans. one was killed. investigators are trying to figure out if the shooter was a real afghan colder. >> the diamond anniversary for the golden gate bridge. we get details. >>red refre rd hearse face look taj poo. [ female announcer ] what would you call an ordinary breakfast pastry
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>> welcome back everyone. another beautiful day in the neighborhood. traffic flows smoothly on the golden gate bridge. i hear there is a little bit of a party coming up on this thing. >> a little bit? it's going to be a big one. today we're going to get a look at the events planned to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the golden gate bridge. organizers will announce details of the year-long celebration. they include improvements to the bridge and the lands on both sides of the bridge. a big celebration will take place memorial day weekend. nbc bay area is an official
broadcast partner. bicycles and pedestrians have to share the same sidewalk on the bridge starting today. the west sidewalk which is reserved for cyclists will be closed for construction until april. su so they have to share the east sidewalk. the construction is part of the planned celebration. it will upgrade also a trail that sects state parklands with the span. >> seems oakland mayor jean quan is ready to give facebook another try. she was originally driven away by cruel words. >> one of the great things about the country you can disagree with your leaders. some on hearse fan page went a lot further. racist, sex is comments about oakland's first femalishian smal. all of this occupy crockdown. quan's staff could no longer manage her page because they were buried under comments we
can't show you on tv. they change their mind. over the holidays we have talked with facebook and are going to have our staff and volunteers trained to use fb. facebook filters help remove swear words and racist language. the the consumer electronics snow tomorrow, announcements involving cars. interesting unvengss are unveiled but as an article pointed out ces has a terrible track record, a majority of gadgets announced there flop. many companies prefer to have their own product launches, apple of course. five years ago today steve jobs on stage announced the iphone for the first time. it was an invention that changed the world. we got information about holiday gadget sale downs 6% blaming the
iphone. if you have a camera, a gps unit in your iphone and you have a game machine what sort of gadget would somebody buy you? >> an iphone? >> a case for your iphone. there you go. lots of people love them. 6:26. still to come on "today in the bay," people get to talk about whether they like or dislike expansion plans. >> it's cold out there now but you can wear flip-flops and short sleevings later on today. i'll have that plus where you night need to dust off the umbrella tomorrow. >> a lot of traffic as the commute returns today. we have an accident, the updated location is your commute direction. i'll give you the latest details coming uil
>> reporter: new this morning flames race through an assisted living home for seniors in san jose. i'm marla tellez. the latest on injuries coming up. >> a series of weekend fires in why police are worried about the trend. >> 49ers fans looking for a great seat in the new stadium might want to think second mortgage. we'll tell you why. >> a live look at oakland. that is 880 starting to slow up, get ready, another beautiful day. you may want to go roller-skating. it's monday, january 9. "today in the bay." >> good morning. thanks for joining us. it's 6:29 now. i'm laura garcia-cannon. >> good morning. i'm jon kelley. we check back in with
meteorologist christina loren to tell us what else we can do in this weather. >> what's funny at one point roller-skating became cooler than inline skating recently. that's interesting. it's cool to roller skate with jon kelley. 29 in gilroy, though, it's chilly. before you head out to do anything grab your jacket. but something that you can peel off by about noon today. we're going to see a gorgeous afternoon with temperatures at about 62 degrees inland at noon. right by the water we'll see about 58 degrees as you break for lunch. rounding out the day, 64 at 5:00 p.m. the last day of near record warmth. you might bring that umbrella. we'll tell you where. >> more serious crash made serious while the commute is back in full force. this accident eastshore freeway, westbound at berkeley. university avenue, now, lanes just cleared but we had a jackknifed big rig and a bikup truck that got into an accident. concerned for the drivers.
sounds like no serious injuries but slowing out of richmond, sand pablo and berkeley. this is providing a little relieve at the toll plaza. look at the slow be. plan extra time down to the toll. >> thank you, mike. >> 6:31 now. right now san jose firefighters still on the scene of a three-alarm fire at an assisted living center. marla has been on the story all morning. we're hearing details maybe a list of injuries as well. is that right? >> reporter: jon, that is right. i'll mention right away those injuries are not critical, that is according to the captain on scene. when we arrived it was a chaotic scene. the last engine just pulled out of this lot here. the flames are out. that's the good news. but the damage is done and we just got our hands on some very telling video shot by a neighbor. it shows raging flames at the height of the fire.
the call came in about 1:45 this morning at the mayfair golden manor apartments. it escalated to three alarms. it took about 50 firefighters an hour or so to knock down the flames. mayfair serves seniors, the captain tells me of the 20 to 40 evacuated, 16 are displaced this morning. but getting them to safety was a challenge. >> it is a high risk situation when you have senior housing and middle of the night fire. couldn't be more pleased with the work of our crews and with the outcome. thankfully nobody was killed. >> reporter: five people in all taken to the hospital. we're told injuries are not critical. back on scene, as i mentioned the crews have now left. the cause is under investigation. the captain tells me it may have started on the roof. that has not been confirmed.
it appears accidental. live in san jose, marla tellez. jon and laura. >> thank you. >> 6:32. police are searching for a serial arsonist who set more than 15 small fires in the north bay. novato police say someone set the tires between 9:00 and 3:00 sunday morning. they were set at five locations around the city. one of the fires was in a dumpster no. homes were damaged. any one with information is to call novato police. >> an american-born man has 20 days to appeal his death sentence in iran. the country says the fman is a spy for the cia. the man was born in arizona but has dual citizenship in the u.s. and iran. the state department says he is not a spy and is demanding his relea release. >> the case involving the 1999 killing of former raider heads
back to court. selection starts in the retrial. a jury convicted him of murder back in 2001. he admitted to strangling her as the two were dating but in 2009 an appellate court threw out the conviction saying the jury pool was -- they will argue the killing was manslaughter, not murder. >> season tickets for the new 49ers stadium go on sale today. but if you want premium seats be prepared to shell out big bucks. good morning, stephanie. >> reporter: laura, good morning. across from us here at the sports center is the empty lot where this stadium will be built expected to cost $1 billion. that might explain the hefty price tag for the premium seats. the fub seats up to $3750.
that's almost triple the cost of similar seats at candle stick. to get a seat you first have to buy it. 80 thousand, those are in blue. the majority of the 9,000 seats 200120 too thi 30 thousand doll. these numbers are upsetting plenty. >> i think it prices out regular people and makes it available to rich people and businesses. you're not going to get sort after nice diversity of crowd coming to the niners game. >> it's a good time they are doing well. i think that will help getting some of those places. for the gentleman jort of the seats. this is all out even though the stadium isn't set to open until at best 2014. great america on friday agreed to the project so the stadium is
set for approval at tomorrow's city council meeting. back to you. >> thanks so much. >> menlo park leaders hoping to hear from you over facebook's expansion plans. a meeting will be held about the impact of having thousands of new new employees at the campus. if it's allowed to expand across the highway 9400 will eventually work there. the city is concerned about the number of cars from freeway to the campus. the meeting will be held at 7:00 on menlo park city all. >> i want to check win christina loren with a look at our forecast. pretty nice weekend we're wrapping up. >> yeah. last chance to get a look that the beautiful full moon. the january full moon known as the wolf moon, clear stafrmt you can see that. this is coming at you from
sunol. it's very clear. you can you get a shot of the moon about anywhere in the bay area with no fog. that will be the case with all of the sunshine coming in early we're going to get another day of near recordth. just wait till the highs for today. high pressure is the reason that's going to drive that cloud cover back out to sea as we continue. the winds are pumping warming along the way pushing the marine layer so staying warm for today. a little on the freezy side. comfortable conditions later on. 4 sun in hayward. up to 62 degrees in places like gilroy and san jose. as you break for lunch. a comfortable day ahead. 68 in san jose, 66 in concord, about 68 later on today in santa low is a. not just the warm day today to
talk about. we've got showers in the mix and a major pattern change. first i want to talk to mike following that trash. >> i am. our chopper arrived. the map shows you slowing. in kmour commute direction. i want to take the -- these are folks merging off of the bridge over on the right and the east shore freeway off the carquinez bridge. these start back at san pablo, rich and the workly area. but the copper doeses see that the semi and the pickup and the tow trucks are in the center divide. that's the reason for the distraction. and we lost the signal. the net result of that for folks who are not coming you have lighter volume of thafk. we have the light volume. as that clears we expect more. >> 6:38.
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record, something that gingrich has tried to shine a spotlight on. romney was talking with business leaders contrasting himself with president obama and his economic record. some other numbers from the poll, looks like about 12% of new hampshire voters at this point are undecided. that's about one in eight, the day before the primary. jon. >> tracy, thanks a lot. >> it's 6:43. coming up, four people are injured by a fire overnight in san jose. we have details coming up in a live report. now it can stop pain from any angle, with nmess. [ male announcer ] icy hot spray. relief that's icy to dull pain, hot to relax it away. and no mess. icy hot spray. don't mess around with pain. can i have the definition? swapportunity: the opportunity to swap a higher calorie snack for a yoplait light. can you use it in a sentence? mmm. swapping a 300 calorie donut for this 110 calorie strawberry shortcake
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around here. another day of near record warmth, i put the 70s on the map. let's show you why. clear start this morning. you can still vividly see that full moon out there. enjoy it while it lasts. got to wait another month till we get another. this is the full wolf moon. it's beautiful. hopefully you'll get a chance to see that on the way to work. no fog to obstruct your perfect view of that shot. take a look at the bay area from space. you can see that storm track way to our north. that's going into the pacific northwest for the time being. it looks like the jet is going to start to drop as we head through next week. that's good news. that means the pineapple express will be filtering in. we need that rain. so, very promising, all the models agree that we're going to get a more active pattern toward this weekend and next week. today, high pressure in control, that's going to keep things mild for us today. the offshore winds warm as they pump from land to sea.
warm and dry but clear at the coast. sunshine coming in off the bat at about 7:22 we see the sun rise. that means we're going to see a gorgeous day with temperatures in the 70s, near record warmth. by tomorrow a little bit after cloud cover to start with, and then we'll see coastal showers develop. i think by 3:00 p.m. tomorrow getting a little isolated activity especially along the marin county coastline. wednesday, additional moisture but a comfortable afternoon. overall we'll drop to the mid to upper 60s and 70s into the low 60s and upper 50s. pretty stward our seasonal averages. 68 in san jose, about 66 degrees in los gatos, 68 in livermore, a comfortable afternoon. tomorrow, cloudy start, limited sunshine means a cooler day, plus we've got the potential for showers to arrive. the futurecast does not bring the showers onshore. in fact, they keep them over the pacific. some of the isolated activity, the isolated cells will pass through the bay area. especially areas north of the
golden gate bridge. maybe daly city getting something out of that. san mateo as well. 62 by wednesday, fog returns at that point. widespread. patchy fog for thursday. then starting saturday into sunday that pattern i've been talking about finally develops. we get about a 10% rain chance althe way saturday, sunday, monday and tuesday and it's early. so we'rey looking good for finally getting an active pattern. i'll keep updating you as we get more info on. that >> a lot of cars, a lot of activity on the plotter. a couple of biggies as far as the traffic. look at the westbound 80, still really jammed up. the earlier semi-truck slow. a live look at our chopper, still on the scene there it is, that semi-truck is out of the lanes. still a distraction. chp, tow trucks and a pick-up. slowing through berkeley around
university avenue. the bay bridge toll plaza shows you folks at the toll plaza, smooth off of the berkeley curve. no problems as folks head down the bend over to the city. those metering lights will probably be turned on shortly because of the follow coming down now. more problems for the east bay, slow down 880 to the earlier accident at decoto a. new accident at whipple and there is a bit of slowing for the south bay. >> thank you very much. fire crews mopping up at this hour after fire damaged an assisted living center in san jose. today in the bay's marla tellez believe an update. >> reporter: laura, good morning. since our last report about 20 minutes ago an engine has returned, we had told you that the scene had cleared but an engine has returned. this crew is just on scene to check for hot spots. at the height of this fire you can see just how bad it was.
flames completely engulf four units. these are the mayfair golden manorapartments. this is shot by a neighbor. these host seniors. most are in their 70s, most don't speak english so crews were up against a language barrier. in all, 20 to 40 people had to be evacuated. 16 are displaced. they are getting assisted by the red cross. five are being treated for injuries. the captain tells me the good news is injuries are not critical but stress related such as chest pain and hypertension. it took about an hour for crews to knock down this three-alarm fire called in shortly before 2:00 this morning. the captain tells me he has no reason to believe that arson is to blame. he says the cause appears to be accidental. we're live in san jose.
i'm marla tellez. >> the death of a woman found in a home is suspicious. her body was discovered in the oakmore neighborhood saturday morning. the woman was in her 30s and was unresponsive. she was pronounced dead at the scene. investigators are looking for the cause of death. >> another san francisco pot club street go up in smoke but supporters are not going down without a fis. the marcus street cooperative will shut its doors at 7:00. in november, a california u.s. attorney ordered the clubs closed as part after crackdown targeting the landlords. medical marijuana supporters are going to gather to protest the closure. >> san francisco's first elected asian-american mayor has his first official day on the job. ed lee taking the oath of office
yesterday during a ceremony at city hall. during his inaugural speech lee laid out his vision and did something during his speech no mayor has done. mayor lee took time out to send a tweet about jobs. he wants more tech companies to find a home in the city. >> a man charged with keeping the peace under investigation for allegations of domestic violence. the sheriff ross mirkarimi's wife came to his defense. mirkarimi is accused of bruising his wife's arm during an argument. police have handed this case over to the district attorney. >> a private party at a bar ended with a street brawl and police making arrests. christie smith joins us live. these far fights becoming pretty norm in the city. >> reporter: you know, this is certainly not new for downtown walnut creek but big.
15 people in a straet brawl here at 7 of them arrested over the weekend. one person allegedly punched a police officer in the face who was trying to break up a fight. this was early sunday outside shiro restaurant and lounge. the fight over a stolen gold chain. more than two years ago the city came up with a task force to try and solve late night problems. many neighbors say not enough is being done. the police association points out that while the downtown has grown they have fewer officers available to handle it all. walnut creek police still looking for witnesses to that fight. >> city of an san considering new rules for dog walkers. the land use committee will look at legislation requiring dog
walkers to get permits and licenses. it would have to complete training on dog park etiquette and pack management and have aprenti aprenticeship. >> you have a chance to hit the slopes with a two-time olympic gold medalist. snowboarder sean white opened his half-pipe -- it was built at tahoe for events. now he's letting otters show off their best moves. he has made it his primary training ground. >> 6:0054. the today show coming up. ann curry shows us what they are working on. >> coming up on a monday morning, the gop presidential hopefuls turn up the heat on mitt romney. the final debate before new hampshire. how much of an impact will have the? newt gingrich will join us for a live interview to talk about that this morning.
also ahead a young woman survives a horrible -- look at this. the cord snapping above a river. also, a colorado high school senior fighting back after a group of classmates reject her photo s. she planning to file a lawsuit. and all this week we're celebrating our 60th anniversary with plenty of surprises. we have good ones for you including a trip back in time when we get started on a monday morning here on today. now back to you. >> thank you, ann. two openly gay women breaking barriers by competing in the miss california usa contest. two of the 300 contestants that took the stage last night while they didn't bin they did make some history as the first openly gay women to compete in the contest. the winner, natalie pack of
newport beach. she'll compete in the contest on june 3, here on cbs bay area. >> it's 6:55. the detroit auto show opens in the big three. for the first time in more than 20 years all three made gains in the u.s. market. this year they are showing off practical cars and small suvs that are afford oobl both to buy and drive. they are offering incentives to encourage americans to replace their aging cars. >> people are driving really old cars. the average age is almost 11 years old. an age we've never seen. they think there is pent up demand. >> more than 40 new models are making their debut. one thing missing, trucks and full size suvs. >> scott says car is also the focus of the consumer electronics show. >> that gets under way in
las vegas tomorrow. lots of announcements including cars including a press conference with ford and national public radio of all things. the maker ever of onstoor will open up the system to outside developers the way that facebook have so you can get apps for your car, one of the first we'll help you find. it's a tepid day. the dow industrials up ten points. though we got good job news europe continues to way. netflix is up about 2%. in britain and island people can watch and stream there. >> one final check with christina loren. i imagine it's going to be very nice. >> yes. we have showers on the way tomorrow so. we have a lot to talk about tomorrow. but look at this. you can still see that full moon. temperatures are cool.
we're forecasting the 70s later on today. let's get to it. off shore floor, tune in at 11:00 a.m. we'll let you know if you're on track. by tuesday, a cloudy start. and against i think we'll see widespread dense fog tomorrow. a comfortable afternoon. in the 60s all week long. so breaks down like this. 45 out there now, inland 50 degrees in san francisco. up to 62 degrees by non. you'll round out the day at 64 degrees after completing a successful monday. >> it's tough. more folks returning from vacations but look at this. this is very tough. east core fro. from hercules. all lanes have cleared from the earlier jackknifed rig. and big slowing.
the benefit for folks at the bay bridge, a little lighter this for the time being. the castro valley y, and then south on 880 to ripple avenue where an earlier accident has cleared. that's whipple. it's on the eastbound bay, not peninsula. slowing into union city for 880. northbound 101, moving up to the airportment we have 50s. the red arrow is showing you e the. 280 showing signs of speeds in the 50s. that commute has returned. expect heavy slowing and 580, can't escape there either. >> thanks, mike. thank you for joining us. we'll be back with the local update at 7:25 and every half hour after that. >> marla and i will be along at 11:00 to fill you in following all of that.