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your presents are wrapped.stea. in and good friday morning to you. taking a live look out at san jose and look at that tree go. >> a little crazy. >> a great way to start the friday morning for you. thanks for starting your morning here with us on "today in the bay." i'm marcus washington. >> i'm kris sanchez. laura garcia is off. they need morning patterns, a little bit slower and that in the afternoon. >> trying to get you on the go. >> speaking of the afternoon, you might need your umbrella later today. >> later this afternoon. we've got a system that's incoming. you could see this live shot of san francisco right now. we have some areas of patchy fog, but it's not as dense.
we have the cold front expected to sweep in and this is going to be mainly into the afternoon hours. storm ranger is on top of san bruno mountain. the system is expected to track the t north bay and the mountains. i'll go over the exact time line as far as when the rain is expected to make its arrival. i'm tracking a big rain maker as we head toward the weekend. you want to know about that. but first, let's get a check of the roads with mike. >> we have a slow maker at the accou caldecott tunnel and that's it. west 24 we had a series of two traffic breaks because of a crash blocking your right tunnel. we had chp just got in touch saying all lanes cleared. the speed sensors will light back up and we'll have a slow flow orinda toward the been by n bridge.
the yellow in the tracy area toward the central valley. we'll check that with her. back to you. two people are in custody after a crash. police say this started with a walmart robbery. the crash happened a little after midnight during a chase northbound 880 in fremont. police say that the suspect had robbed a walmart in milpitas. officers spotted that car soon after. the suspect suffered minor injuries that were not life-threatening. bob redell is speaking with police. he'll have a full report at 5:00. public utilities commissioners yesterday voted to give power shutoff plans a closer look. several recent california wildfires are now being blamed on power line and transmission malfunctions. among other things, the puc
wants to establish a and when u might consider shutting down the power. even someicti of previous fires oppose the idea though. >> we feel that turning the power off will be worse. we have people working with gasoline and power generators and we burned out once. >> he with know in the sierra with the ferocity and unprecedented damages we see from wildfires, we can't keep doing the same thing. >> it plans to hold a series of public workshops. there is one happening today in santa rosa. butte county leaders are are trying to give residents a better sense of the camp fire's deadly path of destruction. yesterday they released grim specifics on the 53 identified victims who died in that fire. the total confirmed deaths is 86. 32 people died inside their homes, 11 died near and st the rest died near their
cars or even inside those cars. the majority of the victims died in paradise. we've posted a map on nbcbayarea.com, pinpointing the exact locations. a follow-up now, now and disturbing details in the case of menlo park's first homicide in six years. it happened wednesday night in a home near a private menlo school. 62-year-old woman is the person who was killed. police arrested this person, francis wolke, at the scene. investigators say the victim was stabbed several times with something other than a knife. here is a neighbor who says he held that suspect at knifepoint until police arrived. >> i started screaming her name, ran to the bottom to of the stairs and turned the lights on and a guy i've never seen before popped out of the guest room and he was crazy. he was dancing around like this and saying "i'm sick, i'm sick. i need help." i'm like, what do you mean you need help? where's kat why i?
he said "i kill her." >> authorities say the suspect is from cincinnati but lived in the bay area before. they're trying to figure out if there was any relationship between him and the victim. a man got up on top of a muni light rail causing huge days. the whole ordeal lasted about an hour. police are not saying if they know why that man got on top of that train. >> 4:35. it's been a long night for cleanup crews in union city. some of them may only now be getting to sleep, after a water main break caused major flooding there. it happened a little before 5:00 yesterday evening at union city boulevard and whipple road. pg&e says one of its contracting crews doing work in that area may have actually clipped a 14 inch water main and at last check, that road closure there had was still in effect. a small earthquake rattled
the east bay last night. the usgs says a magnitude 2.5 quake hit near pittsburg around 11:00. so far, no reports of damage or any injuries. watch this amazon delivery driver caught on camera. so much for handle with care. with the holidays right around the corner, you could be sure santa would not be pleased. >> amazon is responding. >> it was a little shocking. >> reporter: sean was expecting a christmas present for his 5-year-old son to be delivered this week, but he wasn't expecting this. his nest cam captures an unidentified person delivering an amazon package wednesday afternoon via airmail. >> when it did come, i heard this like pop, pop sound from the front yard.
i was sitting on the couch. i had no idea what it was. >> reporter: until he watched the playback. that's when he called his wife. >> i was like, you're not going to believe this. you go the to see this. >> reporter: when he looked at the video one more time, he realized his next door neighbor had the same thing happen to her as well. >> i don't know if he's having a bad day. there could be a story behind what's happening with him but still, if something was fragile in the packages they would not have been able to hold up to that. >> hit pretty hard. >> reporter: neither of the items were damaged. amazon says in a statement tonight "this does not reflect the standards we have for delivery partners. this individual is no longer delivering amazon packages and we're in touch with the customer to make things right." >> it doesn't feel good, but at the same time, i kind of have to ask myself, do i really want someone like that delivering a package. in the holidays there's a lot of kids stuff delivered. >> reporter: mallory says they gave him a $25 gift card, too, but ultimately, he didn't want his or any oth this, that the ks
got a good arm. >> reporter: in dublin, ian cole, "nbc bay area news." >> i don't know how great the arm is. it didn't make it to the porch. >> he's trying to be positive about it, but boy, oh, boy. coming up on "today in the bay," many people say they can't start their day without stopping at their starbucks coffee shop to get their dose of coffee. what if the starbucks came to you? we'll tell you about a new partnership that would make that a reality. >> that is a popular story. facebook looking to broaden the viewing option for its viewers. which networks they're looking to stream and how that could affect your wallet.
good morning. i'm frank holland at cnbc global headquarters. here are today's top business headlines. wall street could see red arrows at the opening bell. asia was lower overnight and europe is down this morning following some weak data out of china, sparking concerns about the world's second largest economy. yesterday stocks were mixed as investors continue to fret over the lack of details and progress in the u.s./china trade talks. on today's watch list, reports on retail sales and industrial production. and starbucks is expanding coffee delivery across the country through a partnership with uber eats. it's part of a strategy to try to reach more customers. starbucks began testing delivery in miami in september. it will offer the service in nearly a quarter of its company-owned stores early next year. of course there's some challenges involved in delivery,
including getting drinks and food to customers quickly and while your coffee is still hot. delivery feeds may be a turnoff for customers placing smaller orders. facebook wants to get into the paid tv business. recode says the social media giant is talking to hbo, ,tars t a plan to sell those companies streaming tv services on its site and standalone apps. if you subscribe, could you watch those channels on facebook watch and likely on other platforms and devices such as roku. facebook has been trying to build up video content on its site. last month, it began streaming old episodes of "buffy the vampire slayer" in a deal with 21st century fox. those are your cnbc business headlines. back over to you. >> i don't know how i feel about that one. i like watching my movies and shows on a big tv. >> so you don't have to secretly watch grownup stuff while the kids are watching that -- >> see, i don't have that issue. >> i news you can use. coming up on "today in the
bay," a check of that all-important tgif forecast. >> yes, and i am tracking some rain, but the time line for this is going to impact your weekend in a number of ways, depending on where you live. i'll have the details on the forecast for your location coming up in a bit. here is a flat section of the san mateo bridge, a little haze in the air. can't quite make out the high-rise. we'll show you a couple of other bridges coming up.
and good friday morning here. getting the day started. this is fremont. you see a lot of people on the road there. mike is going to have a look at that commute for you this morning on this friday, coming up in a bit. 4:45 right now. a maryland mother's performance proved to be secondhand embarrassment for her 10-year-old son. look at him. he's like, mom, stop it! people are watching! that's mandy. ♪ he's like, you might get what you want, but i don't. mandy is lip-syncing to "since you've been gone" causing her son to hide from the cameras. they were at a university of maryland game when the fan cam caught her singing along. the school loved it so much, they posted it on twitter. after thousands of views, kelly clarkson responded saying "this is my kind of mama." i tell my kids, you think you're embarrassing you?
you have no idea what you did. i mean walking out with an explosion, you know. >> that's right. now we tell kids about what they were like when they were in diapers. they're getting their come-uppance now. >> you will have a new puppy. >> that's right. you have a dog sitter. i will dog sit any way. babysitting, that's another story. i'm just kidding. >> we'll have marcus. >> let's talk about the weather. >> marcus got put on the spot. right now, temperatures are varying. look at santa rosa. we've got some 30s in santa rosa, but because of this cloud cover, some areas are running a little bit warmer this morning, including spots through hayward. 50 degrees through there. concord 46, down through san jose 46. palo alto 43 and we have some upper 50s for half moon bay.
all of this is because of this cloud cover. this is a live look at our satellite radar. we are tracking an incoming system that is expected to bring some afternoon or id morning/af. look at the cloud cover. we have got some moisture right now, but not enough to kind of be widespread down through the north bay. so we have our very own storm ranger that is scanning on top of san bruno mountain. it's ready for when the rain moves in. i'll give you an hour-by-hour breakdown so you can plan your day and your weekend ahead as well. by about 10:30, we start seeing a couple pop-up showers. around 9:00 a.m., don't be surprised we start catching some drizzle, especially if you live along the coast in the north bay, santa rosa. san francisco, portions of san jose least likely to see the heavier rain. 3:30, we see the line of showers move in. this is the cold front in through santa rosa, down through san francisco, and then it lingers with on and off again showers all the way through early saturday morning. we catch a little bit of a break
saturday into the afternoon, but then on sunday, this is our bigger storm. this is going to be one of our best rain makers for the week. we see it track in on sunday. it kind of clears out by monday afternoon, but it does carry over into the start of your work week. part of why you are microclimate highs today, 60 degrees for oakland, 64 degrees for concord. we have mid-60s for the san jose area. we're also tracking dangerous waves as we head in toward the weekend. 15 to possibly 40 footers, so surfers, this is your weekend, although if you're not a big surfer, don't turn your back to waves. isn't that right, mike? >> that's right. if you are surfing, you have to turn your back to waves. we learned one of the basics of surfing. over here toward the south bay, all the way up into the peninsula, vianey is talking about the mavericks in the half moon bay area, 92/101, somewhere north of there. we have viewing online as well if and when that happens. the rest of the bay shows a
nice, easy drive. i want to take you up here, the caldecott tunnel is clear and all traffic sensors at green. with the earlier crash with two traffic breaks, it is cleared toward the bay bridge. new crash 242 at 680. we'll get more details. sounds like it's moving off to the shoulder quickly, and no sensors slowing but it just happened seconds ago. we are talking about an early getaway, friday early afternoon, a lot of slowing ac ross the bay bridge and carquinez bridge coming together and eastbound 80 slow through fairfield and dixon later. right now, it's an easy drive and no problems for fog either. there is the live look at a crew over there, with a disabled truck but it's out of lanes at the richmond side. back to you. >> thanks, mike. the holiday season is all about tradition and one ad coming to an been lighting up a neighborhood for more than three decades. >> cheryl hurd shows us. >> reporter: a man named bob started this as a hobby, and it
grew and grew and grew into this. at the end of december, the man known as santa bob is calling it quits. ♪ >> our biggest nights are coming up. >> reporter: just moments before the lights turn on, we found bob stanley making final preparations for bob's world 2018. >> it's time for to us step back a little and start enjoying the holidays. >> reporter: bob's been decorating his pleasanton home for over 30 years all by himself. at 72, this will be the last time. >> i used to make the things myself out of wood. >> reporter: now his decorations are made out of wire frames and lights, lots of lights, everywhere. >> i love this kind of thing. >> reporter: he doesn't do it for himself. he does it for the kids. >> i like the swing in this. >> reporter: gigi cooley has enjoyed this for 20 years. >> the community just comes
together and we see neighbors once a year that we don't see otherwise, so it's magical. >> reporter: and it's been this way for many generations. >> i think it's an amazing place and it's a lot of fun to see all the decorations. >> it's really awesome to be able to bring my cousins with me to see this. i'd hoped one day i could bring my kids, but this being bob's last year, that won't happen, but that's okay. >> reporter: the bay area will have until december 30th to experience bob's world, until the lights turn off for the last time. in pleasanton, cheryl hurd, "nbc bay area news." >> that's so nice that he's done that, but you totally understand him wanting to relax and enjoy the holidays. >> simply say i want to be the viewer. >> well we thank you for being our viewers. coming up on "today in the bay," nancy pelosi took america by storm during her infamous visit to the oval office this week. the winter coat she wore after that meeting also getting a lot
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what consider the edge of space, an altitude of more than 50 miles, not just some folks, nasa, too. founder richard branson talked about that moment and what that launch accomplished. >> our test pilots are there to try to test things that could happen, could go wrong before we put members of the public on to our spaceships. >> virgin galactic is talking about bringing people into space as early as next year if they can afford the ticket, which is just $250,000. branson, by the way, says there are already 600 people on that waitlist. that's a lot of money. i'm not going. everyone knows bay area democrat nancy pelosi is one of polit politic's most influential people. >> but it turns out that she can also make the fashion world take notice. case in point, the rust colored coat she wore as she walked from the white house following that tense week, that exchange in the
wh trump. social media took notice there. the problem f designer max mak five years ago, until now. this week's buzz convinced him to reintroduce the coat next year in several colors, if rust is not the thing for you. >> sorry, if you're a longhorn, that's burn orange. coming up next on "today in the bay," you might need a coat like nancy pelosi's today. >> you just might. you'll need an umbrella, if you're anywhere near the santa cruz mountaining ingmountains.. they still have to open one cash lane, that's not a big hangup. we'll have an update area. a robbery at a bay area walmart leads t achase. live report from the scene, with the details, coming up. a live l
gate bridge good morning. it is friday, and we are looking live at the golden gate bridge right now. it is gorgeous out there. it is super clear, but we do have clouds coming this way, and they are going to bring some rain. i'm kris sanchez in for laura garcia today. >> and i'm marcus washington. mike will have a look at the commute in a bit, but first, let's talk about the incoming rain, vianey. >> it's going to be one of the systems where it's not a big ut just enough to wet the roads.
we're talking cloud cover throughout the day with that rain moving in after 9:00, but thank goodness it's not raining right now, mike? >> that's right. makes things easier for me. over here there's no rain registering on our road weather index. the roadways are dry. this is not burnt orange, this is a smooth drive but the fog may be creeping in, in patches. 680 at 242, a checked o