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and the curtains pulled back and the mystery revealed. the new tesla model 3 has made its debut, now how about those reviews. a new curriculum at an east bay school that is infuriating some parents. the the reason acceptance week is causing a stir. california's first of its kind minimum wage hike that now awaits the governor's signature. "today in the bay" starts right now. and a good friday morning. thank you for joining us, i'm sam brock. >> i'm laura garcia-cannon. >> i walked right into that. >> laura is on her last day off for this week. she will be back next monday, not next monday, but this
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monday. did i get you? >> no. >> you are hard to get. >> we are expecting snow all across the bay area. >> it could be in tahoe don't tease us. >> it starts today 43 degrees now in the north bay and make sure you have on some nice, warm clothes. today's highs will be into the low 70s in the north bay. the south bay, as well as the tri-valley. 63 degrees today in san francisco. we'll take a look at that weekend forecast coming up in a few minutes, but we already have some problems in the peninsula, anthony. >> yes, we do. unfortunately, no joking here. usually this is the time of morning when we say we don't have much to talk about. a crash, more of a spinout on the peninsula right at el monte road coming out of los altos headed towards 85. the car is actually facing the wrong way on the shoulder. as you approach the scene, keep in mind, you may see some headlights as it gets closer to
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this. back over to you guys. >> all right. different kind of headlights now people looking at, anthony. most people who stood in line and paid a thousand bucks without seeing it. did you check it out it? new mod38 tesla unveiling last night in l.a. panoramic glass roof, seats five and gets 215 miles on a full charge. those we spoke to raved about the car. >> i liked the lines on it. much different look. >> it looks awesome. i'm real excited. i can't wait to see it in person. >> it seats five. you'll have to wait for the car that goes on sale officially late next year and starting price $35,000. considering parents in one east bay community are trying to put an end to acceptance week. right now an online petition has hundreds of signatures.
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opposes one week of lessons in san ramon. those lessons would focus on lesbian, gay and transgender issues. they were set up at that school but some parents think it goes too far. one parent wrote on the petition page there is a time for everything in life. i don't think middle school is the right time to expose kids to all this stuff. now the school says parents do have the option to opt their children out of that lesson. the peninsulaple also revised the lessons and sent new ones out to parent for review. the school district is expected to meet with parents on this issue later this morning. a man accused of killing his girlfriend on valentine's day is set to enter a plea this morning. police arrested pedroeza after they discovered the body of aguilar. you might remember she liveind san jose but disappeared after attending a house fire in hayward. her accomplice is also scheduled
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to be in court. developing right now in india, five construction company officials being detained. the company they were working for was building this new overpass in the city of kolkatta when that structure fell apart yesterday. 23 people died and rescuers are still looking for survivors. now the builders being detained is saying that the state is playing politics and that the collapse was "an act of god." new this morning, north korea has fired a short-range missile into the sea, this coming just hours after the u.s. and world leaders pledged. that missile was fire under to the water off the north korea east coast. according to that country. now, no further details provided. the missile just the latest in a series of weapons launches by the north recently. meantime, in d.c., a nuclear safety summit hosted by president obama continues today. governor brown is set to sign a bill raising the state
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minimum wage to $15 an hour. he is expected to sign the bill today in l.a. this was approved yesterday by the state legislature. the minimum wage won't actually reach $15 until 2022. it will slowly increase to that amount. going to $10 and then on to 2015. businesses with 5 or fewer employees will have an extra year to comply. finally, fresh, local crab. people are gathering at fisherman's wharf in san francisco to celebrate today. having a crab feed and a lot to be grateful for. crab season had been delayed for four months because of harmful algae and now all clear and all that tasty crab is on store shelves. >> you wonder if they had four more months to grow. >> extra plumpy, extra juicy.
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imeteorologist kari hall is here and a great day for a crab boil. >> crab boil sitting outside enjoying lunch or dinner. beautiful weather today. let's take a look outside in oakland and san francisco. 49 degrees in san jose. as we head into the day, we will see those temperatures topping out in the low 70s today. some mid-70s in spots like gilroy and san mateo 70 degrees and 63 degrees and we'll also see some 70s in the north bay, as well as oakland, pleasanton 73 degrees. we'll take a look at that weekend forecast and also the baseball forecast as we get ready for the giants and the a's and now let's head to the bay bridge with anthony. >> our camera is shaking around and kind of going in and out and we'll see if we can get it. hold on, bear with me. since that crash earlier we were talking about 280 southbound right at el monte road and a spinoff over on the shoulder.
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you may see flashing headlights in your eyes, it is facing the wrong direction. again, the cameras going in and out and don't know if we're going to get it. there you go. one of those mornings, guys. it's friday. there you go. back to you guys. >> joke's on us. coming up next, we all want our ship to come in, but not like this. what we know about this horn blower cruise run amuck. yes, tt rlly hpenedit's ahornbwd
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san die, t same that's really how it happened. a horn blower cruise and event ship in san diego. the same company that operates out of san francisco. the ship crashed into the sea wall yesterday and back to the beginning of the video here. you can see. you don't have to be a captain to know that that ship is coming in way too fast and people start running out of the way. ann elderly woman with a cane ad somebody did help her and she is going to be okay. we have reports that just a few people were injured. want to clarify that this morning. >> too close for comfort there. >> exactly. now to an vinvestigative unt exclusive. helped the companies in the hopes of making california greener. >> a new revealing, kris, should not receive more funding because it pollutes too much.
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here's vicky nguyen with all the details. should companies that make fuel cells continue to receive millions of dollars in public subsidies. the big question now, will state regulators listen to their own staff. the program started back in 2000 one. the goal to fund technologies that help make power more reliable and cut carbon. as we first told you critics raised concern about how green natural gas electric fuel cells really are. now is staff at the public utility commission said the fuel cells are not worth further investment. the bigger maker is bloom technology. bloom disputes the staff report saying its technology meets the standards. now up to commissioners to decide. to see our full report and the stories on this issue over the last year and a half, go to nbcbayarea.com and click on the latest tab. >> if you have a tip for our
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investigative unit, give us a call or send us an e-mail to theunit@nbcbayarea.com. donald trump tries by talking foreign policy. he will finally reveal who's advising him on world matters from isis to nuclear weapons. we werwatchg thistornaes inhe s.
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happening right now cleanup from tornadoes in the south that we were watching this storm
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yesterday morning when a tornado touched down in oklahoma. check out what the same storm system did to parts of alabama later. at least two tornadoes ripped through this town near huntsville. trees pulled out and power lines knocked down. now, the good news is that nobody was injured. that system is now moving over georgia. >> you see stuff like that and it is hard to believe that people were not injured there. meteorologist kari hall has a look at the weekend and maybe you have a honey do list going, kari. >> a great weekend to get out there and get yard work done and plant some new flowers. that's what i plan to do and spring cleaning, too. let's take a look at the temperatures now. 50 degrees in livermore and 50 in livermore and san francisco and 43 degrees now in santa rosa. we will have breezy winds today and rough conditions along the coast. we will have that risk of rip currents. so, be mindful of that if you're going to the beach today. winds coming in from the north and west at about 10 to 15 miles an hour. we will also have more clouds in the mix today.
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let's break it down for berkeley. we will start out at 50 degrees at 6:00 and also at 7:00, 56 degrees at 10:00 and then by 11:00, we see clouds parting way to give us sunshine for the afternoon with highs today in the 60s and several spots with some 70s today. 73 in cupertino, san mateo 70 degrees and the embarcadero 72 degrees. seven-day forecast at the bottom of your screen you'll see the temperatures will hold steady and a slight chance of rain on monday and we'll talk about that in a second. in hillsburg 72 degrees and looking that giants forecast, we will have westerly winds for tonight as they face off with the a's. 54 degrees at first pitch and 53 degrees throughout the game. that breezy wind will make it feel chilly, though. make sure you have a nice, warm blanket. we will have gusty winds throughout the weekend and morning clouds and afternoon sunshine and then the slight chance of rain on monday. looks like, though, we'll have a
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better chance of showers towards the end of the week. so, pretty much more dry weather. a look at the weekend forecast. highs reaching into the upper 60s to lower 70s. up to 73 degrees on saturday in the north bay and the same on sunday. in the peninsula upper 60s there and low 70s for saturday and sunday and overall very pleasant, very comfortable and no major changes until the start of next week. let's check in with anthony and see how the roads are moving. >> no major changes either. not much to talk about showing you if you're just joining us 270 southbound where there was a spinout and car kind of faces the wrong way on the shoulder. keep in mind you might see flashing lights. across the rest of the peninsula, things looking pritgy into san francisco and overnight construction wrapping up here and there and you'll note as few lanes restricted and very typical of the early morning. take it outside and show you what dublin looks like right now. you can see things moving along
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nice and smoothly here. that's right, everybody in place. back over to you guys. >> just what we want to see. decision 2016 republican frontrunner donald trump struggling to regain footing and been a while after we said that. his competitors now trying to capitalize. >> trump is in trouble with women voters over what he calls a misstatement about abortion and punishment. since that misstep, he has turned his focus to unity within the party. trump also met with his foreign policy advisors yesterday speaking to his stance on nuclear weapons and he says his advisors agree with him. you don't take nucs off the table. still the other candidates are talking. >> we've really been way off kilter and showing that he doesn't appear to be president of the united states. >> i have 1 million more votes than donald trump and i have 2.5 million more votes than bernie sanders. >> now, donald trump said he will identify all the members of his foreign policy team.
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certainly a lot of people have been wondering who is guiding his hand. >> and whether or not any of his missteps will stick. looks like this time there is traction there. we are expecting the latest jobs numbers tacome in about an hour or so. >> for that and the rest of the news before the bell, we turn to landon dowdy. good morning, landon. >> sam and kris, good morning to you both. futures are lower this morning and stocks closing out the first quarter on a slightly down note, but the market posted their biggest monthly gain since october. the dow man nling to wipe out a quarterly loss since 1983. the march jobs numbers and expect another solid month of hiring but weak wage gains could reinforce the cautious tone and raise the interest rates. the dow falling 31 points and the nasdaq up a fraction to 4869. meanwhile, american airlines is dropping its policy of
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letting customers hold a reservation for 24 hours without paying. instead, customers who buy a ticket will have 24 hours to cancel it without a charge that was standard at other airlines. this goes into effect for tickets bought over the phone and for those later bought online. it's been a year since amazon unveiled its dash button which orders coffee and paper towels and now amazon is expanding the number of available buttons to more than 100. the latest brands include ch charmin and clorox and you must be an apzmazon prime. happy birthday to apple. >> some lucky fans. apple ceo tim cook stopped by the store yesterday in palo alto. it's a different scene than previous apple launches that had
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fans in a frenzy lining up overnight. all right, coming up next, an unusual high-speed chase and rescue for police in oregon. a deer, a tree and a carjack and a picture that is just begging for a caption. also happening right now, kris. tesla unveiling the model 3. the first look at all the specks on that car. touch screen dashboard and seats five and gets 215 miles per charge, in case you were wondering. we'll never find out. check out that story on our home page to see how it compares to its other competitors in that class. an alert for families in one north bay. what police are saying about the ex-con. >> we'll be right back.
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police officers in ashland, oregon, resolved what you see here. a tricky situation and no lawn decoration. that's a real deer that was running through a backyard when it got stuck in a tree getting half of her body through. the hips, though, would not fit between the tree branches. police officers got creative and they used a car jack to push those branches farther apart and then the deer escaped unharmed. believe it or not, april fools, no, just regular april is already here. we'll talk about april fool's day in just a minute, but april also happens to be national autism awareness park. >> men low police officers will wear these pins throughout the month to show their support for the cause. affects every 1 in 110 children. makes the public more aware about the issues in the autism community. >> a big law coming up in april,
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as well. history parks know you can still get involved with that, as well. also, you looking for something to do this weekend. all the plans set up? film festival going down. plenty of wine and food to go with the movies. >> all the independent movies being shown would be pair would local food and wine. screenings are today and then once again on sunday when the film festival ends. this is the festival's 19th year, by the way. a live look at at&t park all lit up this morning because the crews are getting ready. tonight, game two of the bay bridge series the a's versus the giants right here on nbc bay area. >> the regular season has not started yet, but the giants did get the upper hand last night in this exhibition game thanks to a strong outing from jeff and the giants backed him up with just enough offense to beat the a's 3-1. again, game two of the bay
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bridge series tonight. first pitch at 7:15 right here on nbc bay area. scope out the teams a little bit more before the regular season starts this sunday. our coverage tonight starts at 7:00 right after our 6:00 news. and oakland today celebrates the upcoming start of baseball season, as well. and the a's flag will be raised atop city hall. >> little green pride here. today's event is part of a spirit week, which lasts through monday night. that's opening night for the a's who host the chicago white sox. today's flag raising event is scheduled for 1:00 p.m. get ready. the warriors, obviously, very fun to watch. they also know how to have a little fun, as well. >> i feel really bad about this prank. i'm sure you may have seen this already. but pulled an early april fool's prank. fooling him into believing that he was being cut from the team. here's a look. >> two sources close to the
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warriors say that backup center will be released from his contract before the playoff run. that's it. >> apparently he doesn't know how to react either. they all texted him he was cut. i'm so sorry, man. it has been a pleasure working with you. let him know it was all an april fool's joke. no harm, no foul. >> i have pulled some epic april fool's joke, but none like that. acceptance week not accepted. some san ramon parents say middle school is not the time to talk about lgbt issues. the classes that have a community divided. this time yesterday the tesla model 3 had people sleeping in line to put down a deposit sight unseen. now we know what those drivers are in for. clear skies in some spots and chilly temperatures.
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a live look right now and you can see the traffic moving and have a look at the microclimate forecast, coming up next. got a tip for nbc bay area's investigative unit? call 1-888-996-tips or e-mail theunit@nbcbayarea.com. nbc bay area, we investigate. a wayrd crse-- acks to asoutrn i
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a wayward cruise smacks into a southern california pier.
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the intemperatures video blowing up social media this morning and a closer look at how it happened. and i'm stephanie chuang in san ramon where middle school if the district allows an entire week of curriculum. what they want, instead, coming up in a live report. plus, another scandal for the embattled san francisco police department. the new round of officers allegedly caught red handed sending racist and home phobic tests. first the anticipation and now the big reveal. the unveiling of tesla's model 3. "today in the bay starts right now. good morning, thanks for joining us. i'm kris sanchez in for laura garcia-cannon. >> i'm sam brock. right now we're unveiling your friday with no joke. >> good morning. clear skies as you head out the door and chilly

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