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san jose and good tuesday morning to you. taking a live look outside in downtown san jose, getting started with our tuesday morning. thank you so much for starting your morning with us right here on "today in the bay." i'm marcus washington. >> and i'm laura garcia. let's get a look at the forecast for today, kari. >> it's going to be hot today. that's the main story. not only that but a high fire danger. red flag warning continues from yesterday and that will expire later on this evening. our winds will pick up once again, very low humidity, and a lot of dry fields out there. we have to be careful as our temperatures heat up even more over yesterday reaching 96 in concord. in livermore 94 degrees. 89 in san jose, and 77 today in oakland.
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we'll talk about what's ahead as it heats up a few more degrees and cools off, that's in the forecast. mike, looking good out there so far? >> a few more degrees? okay, kari, we'll stand by for that one. over here it is looking great. the speed sensors no problem. green all over the place. green is good. green is at the limit. few spots with road crews and there was a car fire reported a few minutes ago within the last half hour. everything has been moving smoothly. i've been tracking that around solano for west 80. not a concern coming out of actual solano county across the bay bridge for the east shore. contra costa county looks great. cash lanes a mild backup. so far nothing unusual. back to you. >> thanks, mike. 4:31 right now. developing for you, the unusual move by supreme court co nominee brett kavanaugh to profess his innocence. 'period last night on fox news with his wife by his side. th called an unprecedented interview. this is the kind of thing never
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been done by supreme court nominee. >> it's part of kavanaugh's push to demand a fair process. >> i've never assaulted anyone, not in high school, not ever. >> this is just one of several new developments. second woman. also attorney michael avenatti hearing scheduled for thursday. president trump still stands behind kavanaugh. the conversation about what constitutes sexual misconduct and inappropriate behavior has educators in the south bay taking action and reaching out to students and parents. >> ian cole explains how they're talking and taking the headlines and using it as a teaching method. >> reporter: the allegations against brett kavanaugh sparking conversations, especially with parents of highschoolers. >> the more we talk about it, the more it's easier to talk about, and i think the more people have courage to come forward. >> basically how to like deal
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with that, right, if they see it or see it happening and how to express your feelings. >> reporter: recognizing the issues, santa clara county education leaders sent this letter to all 31 superintendents, urging them to lead conversations and create a culture of open dialogue within our schools and communities about safe and healthy relationships, proper conduct, investigations, and reporting structures. >> that it would be important to raise some awareness and work with our school districts to make sure that they're ready to help any child and family feel safe in our schools and in our community. >> reporter: an effort parents agree with, including one who thinks kids in this day of the me too movement are more open to discuss tough topics. >> i think they also need to know, you know, that it's getting better, and with their generation, it will get even better and you know, the more we talk about it and the more discussions are had, the more likely that's going to happen. >> reporter: in san jose, ian cole, "nbc bay area news."
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>> 4:33 right now. >> a new video this morning of a car crash in the south bay. our overnight photographer spotted this, an overturned car just off of 880 and first street in san jose. chp is telling us that someone got out and ran away. no other details just yet. new video is being released of what led to a high-profile attack on b.a.r.t. more than a year ago. dozens of young people barrelling through the oakland coliseum b.a.r.t. station without paying. three of those people arrested and accused of taking part in a mob-style attack. the whole incident led to policy changes and new safety measures at b.a.r.t. and that includes nearly $7 million in federal grant money with the majority being spent on security cameras. it's an ongoing problem for a south bay little league. parents saying that it's overrun by homeless people. >> and hanging around like it's their park. it's all of our parks and i want the kids to feel safe here.
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>> san jose spartan little league says the homeless are leaving the tully community battlefield littered with trash and feces. the parents say that their kids are too scared to play baseball so yesterday councilmember tam wen held a town hall. he wanted to hear from homeless advocates and little league parents so they could work toward a solution together. happening today, you might see oakland teachers protesting, locked in a bitter contract talk right now. organizers say those protests will start at the end of the regular school day starting at 3:30. teachers are planning to rally outside several schools which include oakland international high school and east oakland encompass academy. people are suffering serious crossing railroad tracks. amtrak and the police department are teaming up to promote railroad safety. they say the problem is people have a difficult time judging fast-approaching trains.
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they're launching a program called operation clear track. as part of the program, local police officers will visit amtrak stations and pass out educational materials on railroad safety. you'll probably see register to vote posts all over your twitter and facebook feeds today. it's national voter registration day. have you registered yet? if you haven't, you can find booths like these in san francisco. educational pop-up events will help people register in several neighborhoods throughout the city. oakland is holding its own get out the vote rally. coming up here on "today in the bay," walmart is taking new steps to help you quickly check if the food in your refrigerator is contaminated or recalled. plus shopping on snapchat, the company teaming up with retail giant on a new way to help you spend your cash on your favorite goodies. we'll show you how it works, coming up next. you're watching "today in the bay." you could generate your own energy,
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good morning. i'm eric chen at cnbc global headquarters. here are today's top business headlines. wall street is indicated to open modestly higher this morning. stocks fell yesterday though with the dow suffering its worst day in more than six weeks on worries over political turmoil out of the white house and the escalation of the trade war between the u.s. and china. oil prices are higher again today as saudi arabia and other countries resist calls to raise their production to offset losses from iran, when u.s. sanctions go into effect in november. on today's watch list, reports consumer confidence, plus the fed begins
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a two-day meeting, widely expected to hike interest rates tomorrow. the dow dropping almost 200 points yesterday to 26,562, while the nasdaq closed up six points to 7993. walmart is hoping technology can set shoppers minds at ease following several outbreaks of food borne illnesses. the retail giant is telling its produce suppliers to use a blockchain system to track shipments. the secure ledger will help trace vegetables from the farm to the store revealing the potential source of any outbreak in seconds rather than days. eventually the future you could scan a bag and use the technology to find out where your lettuce came from and snapchat is testing a new camera feature. youca object or bar code with the camera that brings up a card showing the item and the price and availability. when you tap on that you'll be sent to amazon's app or website to make the purchase. the feature is currently available to a small number of users in the u.s. but should get
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rolled out to the rest of the country if it actually works pretty well. back to you, marcus and laura. >> i saw yesterday pinterest is doing something similar to that, too. >> making everything easier. >> but tough on the small retailers. >> that's true. thank you, eric. all right, you early risers, i want to you listen up. the long lines you have to face when you get your coffee, dunkin' donuts may have a new option. the doughnut and coffee shop has a new on the go beverage and a can served at the same time. it is a coffee espresso blend in caramel, mocha and vanilla. each can is eight ounces and it's called a shot in the dark and it has only 80 calories. i guess that's not too bad. >> that's not. >> 80 calories, it's not bad for me. >> you're a tall guy. coming up next on "today in the bay," kari hall checking the rise in temperatures. >> it's going to be hotter today, as we take a liveoo outside in san jose, we're
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headed over to sunnyvale, checking out the temperatures and how they shape up. cool start with mid-50s as you head out the door and upper 70s by early afternoon. we'll talk about air quality and a slight chance of rain in the forecast, that's coming up next. quite the variety. not so much variety on the roadways. that's good. it's kind of boring and easy in fremont by the truck scales. we'll talk about what else is going on. i'll give you a bigger look at your commute. welcome back you )g
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today ith 4:44 for youhtnow. you're watching "today in the bay" on this tuesday morning, and what do you see right now?
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a live look at oakland coliseum, home of the a's. while the a's did not play at home last night, you could still possibly hear the celebrating all the way from seattle. >> that's right. how about champagne all around? this is the scene after last night's game against the mariners. earlier in the evening, the a's learned theyclinched a spot in the post season when they play the yankees. they'll be playing a wild card game against new york wednesday. before this year's a's, no major league baseball team had ever reached the post season with the lowest opening day >> yes. >> you know how sticky it is on that floor? >> all worth it. i'll pull out my a's jersey w my name on the back. >> washington. >> the
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>> oh, they're having a tough go at it. >> we're pushing for them. we have the orange on today. >> changing up their staff, too, so we'll see what's going on with that now. we're starting out with a busy morning across the bay area. it's tuesday, already a lot of people out rolling on the roads in san jose, and it is a spare the air alert today. so if you can, catch public transit, carpool. i know it's early, call somebody up, see if you can roll with them and our air quality is going to be unhealthy today for the inland parts of the east bay, as well as santa clara valley, so heads up about that, especially if you have breathing problems. it's a day where you do want to limit air time outside. as we look at our diridon station forecast headed through the 6:00 hour we'll be at 64 degrees. it's going to be a cool st start and then here is that live look outside from at&t park, with our game later on this evening. first pitch is only going to be 58 degrees. it's going to be pretty chilly out here, and at least skies
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will be mostly clear throughout the game and as you start out this morning, as you're getting dressed, it's a day where you do need a sweater or a light jacket to start and then a t-shirt for the rest of the day. also some shorts to keep you cool. our inland valleys are really going to be heating up today and some flip-flops are sandals comfortable as well. as we look at our forecast, our temperatures are going up even more over yesterday, reaching up to 96 degrees in concord. napa 90 degrees and 70 in san francisco. not bad there, palo alto 86 and 89 in san jose i'm looking at the weather happening all the way in japan this morning, because we're going to see the potential of a connection of some moisture moving in, and that could bring us a slight chance of rain for early next week. it's been so long since we've had significant rain since apri 16th, and here we go, it's in the forecast for monday. meantime, we are dealing with some really hot weather and
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looking at some upper 90s for tomorrow. i imagine it's going to be another spare the air day, and then our temperatures drop off quickly as a trough drops in, it brings us some cooler temperatures, a few more clouds for the weekend, and that chance of rain on monday, especially for parts of the north bay and the coastal areas, and of course, we'll have more updates on that and san francisco heating up to 73, and then cooling off over the next few days. mike, it's looking like we're easing into that tuesday commute. >> easing in. we're slowly building. so the south bay and peninsula have no problems. nothing unexpected. watch for those crews as they pick up their cones in various spots around the bay. no full closures exceptghway 1 u use oceania or san francisco. i've been tweeting out that information with maps as well. over here the altamont pass shows you typical slowing as you build the
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580 moves smoothly and it's easy after north i iflynn. concannon where we had construction over the last couple weeks. 680, 24, the walnut creek interchange an easy drive toward the bay bridge and look at your travel times. no problems, just 14 minutes from highway 4 to the bay bridge, where we had a mild backup just for the cash lanes, a few cars deep and they're clearing now as they get all the toll takers over there. this also east to west bridge connector, we have this double trailer truck here and a smooth easy drive from richmond toward san rafael with no problems. kari is talking about spare the air. consider mass transit. ha you very much, mike. job, just seconds after bursting into a motel room during a drug bust in june a local narcotics officer suddenly felt his body shutting down. >> now he's speaking exclusively with investigative reporter liz wagner about his near death experience.
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>> reporter: the alameda county narcotics detective experienced an accidental drug overdose in that motel room. turns out he inhaled a trace amount of fentanyl in the air, that's a synthetic opioid that's 50 times more potent than heroin. just a tiny bit of the stuff could be lethal. right away he knew something was wrong. he recalls the harrowing moments when the drug took over his body been. >> my lips were tingling, my nose was burning. i decided i got to go out and get some air because i felt something wasn't right. >> reporter: what di up right now. my whole body was starting to shut down. >> rte sn after, he wasunnscious managed to bring him back with an antidote they were carrying. the detective's plea to all law enforcement in the bay area, why he says a new drug-fighting tool is now just as important for keeping officers safe as their guns and bullet proof vests.
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that's tonight at 11:00 on nbc bay area. see you then. >> all right, thanks, liz. if you have a story for our investigative unit, you can give them a call, that number 888-996-tips, or go to the website, it is 4:51 right now and happening today with the clock ticking, immigrants will argue in san francisco to remain in the united states. the immigrants all have what is called temporary protected status. tps program covers immigrants from some ten nations, some of whom have been in the u.s. for at least two decades. ma 400,000 tps holders are expected to lose their status next year. today tps holders from four nations, el salvador, knick wag with a, haiti and sudan will argue for an injunction. a follow-up on the trump administration's plan to roll back car mileage standards. we first told but this hearing in fresno yesterday. lot of people spoke out against
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that plan to freestanders instead of letting them rise to 36 miles per hour per gallon in 2025. the administration claims the freeze will take cars and make them more affordable. at yesterday's hearing people raised concerns the freeze would increase the consequences of climate change and health problems. another hearing is scheduled in dearborn, michigan, today. indicted san diego congressman duncan hunter made his last court appearance before the midterm elections. yesterday, the judge set a hearing for hunter and his wife for december. both have pleaded not guilty to charges of using more than mana. >> 4:52 right now. we could see around the bay area. lawmakers meet with communities here are some highlights. santa clara county supervisor also take up the stanford expansion issue at the potential impact on affordable housing. the los gatos city council will increase its affordable housing requirement for builders and 15% for development with five or
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more units. san mateo county supervisors will consider parking changes affecting unincorporated parts of belmont, redwood city and half moon bay and contra costa county supervisors are taking up four school speed zones in nnsda anniversary. this morning author j.k. rowling is talking about the milestone on the >> the book said they're full of things of loss,oslove, why she calls her books "a comfort blanket." first, hmons monsanto's popular weed killer also be killing bees? new studies show the active ingredient in monsanto's round-up hurts honeybees. honeybee colonies are dying at an increased rate. just a few months ago monsanto was ordered to pay nearly $300 million to a bay area man who says those chemicals in the weed killer gave him cancer. we'll have more news for you right after the break. san jose
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>> now nbc bay area responds to a san jose homeowner who wasn't happy with how her house was repainted. >> she called consumer investigator chris chmura's team for help patching things up. >> back in 2016 ann hired a company to paint her house. 16 months later it looked like this. the paint was already peeling and chipping away in some spots. it just wasn't done right. ann told us she tried to reach the contractor to get it fixed but didn't get a response. so she asked us for help. we kkted done right remodeling. manager there told us ann was calling the wrong person. then done right made things
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right, repainted the house and threw in a three-year warranty worth about $3,500 and sent us a photo what the house looks like now. when you have work done onomme photos before, during and after the work, just in case something goes wrong. save them, along with the contract and the warranty, both of which you insisted on in writing, right? call us any time with your consumer complaints. the number is 888-996-tips or visit . all right, muggles, listen up, can you believe it, it has been 20 years since the release of the harry potter book. >> it became a worldwide phenomen phenomenon. launching author j.k. rowling into superstar dom. this morning on "today" rowling reflects on the past two decades including why she calls her books a comfort blanket.
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>> this is, you are their childhood in some ways. you really defined how they grew up. >> it's a privilege. it's the most beautiful thing to hear. it really is, particularly as comfort blanket i know the books for refuge for people going through certain things. the books are full of things of loss, lost love, protective nature of love, safety, complex moral choices, what makes a good person. so you know, i think i wrote something that i needed as much as i wanted to write. >> rowling is promoting the latest movie in the harry potter universe fantastic beast 2. hoda kotb's full interview coming up at 8:30 on the "today" show. a quick look at the forecast, kari says is just hot. >> really hot inland as we head over to palo alto, temperatures for today we're going to have a cool start but it will be heating up pretty fast headed into the low 70s early this afternoon. we'll talk about the wide range
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in temperatures, our high fire danger, all of that coming up in just a few minutes. and we've just had a stalled bus and then a car backing up. the arrow shows you the direction you're supposed to drive at the bay bridge. you see where the cars are pointed. we'll track what else is going on in the area. you're watching "today in the bay."
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