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feel the strength of new lysol wipes. dude! are you looking at this? can i take those? . lysol. what it takes to protect.® ad lib live picture - full golden gate bridge and good tuesday morning to you. march 12th right now. taking a live look at the golden gate bridge. beautiful start to our tuesday morning. thanks so much for waking up with us here on "today in the bay." i'm marcus washington. >> and i'm laura garcia. let's get a look at the forecast. so many people are saying, look, the sun was out yesterday. >> it was unbelievably gorgeous out yesterday. we have another chilly start with low 40s for many of our microclimates. 50 degrees in san francisco and half moon bay. as you head out in walnut creek, it is looking good. no fog as of now, and our temperatures will be in the mid-40s with more sunshine as we go throughout today. we'll get a look at what else is ahead in the forecast and mike, you're starting out in san jose.
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>> up until just as i was leaving to get right here in the studio, we're looking at someone along the shoulder, which just cleared. so camera shy, but shows you 101 northbound now clear just to the 280/680 interchange. another vehicle near the south hellier off-ramp. we'll report it if chp reports a problem. bay bridge, contra costa county moving smoothly. the early commute through brentwood and discovery bay, no problem. back to you. >> thanks, mike. 4:31, a former youtuber is arrested near google headquarters. police say he wanted to confront the company about why they took down and made a physical threat if he didn't like what he heard. >> "today in the bay's" ian cole has more from that developing story. >> reporter: police say 33-year-old kyle long was so angry his youtube page was shut down, he left his home in maine
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to drive across the country and view. on friday, long was stopped by police in iowa,er minor crash. he told officers he was driving to google, but didn't mention the threat. officers let mountain view police know, but then on sunday, they got another call. >> police department in maine had actually received information that not only was kyle in california, but that he had said that if things didn't go his way at google he was potentially going to harm some people, so that put us on heightened alert. >> reporter: police stationed officers on highways and spotted long's truck on 101 about a mile from the google plex. they arrested him and found three baseball bats in his truck. >> there's a lot of what ifs here, what could have happened. that's scariest part for a lot of people. if this happened, what would have happened? >> less than a year after a woman fired multiple shots, injuring three people before
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ch analysts said it should be a wake-up call for companies. >> it could have been a lot worse than it was. google is getting a lot of warnings. they don't seem to be taking them seriously. >> reporter: google security manned every entrance to headquarters and friends of employees say the mood is tense. >> to make that kind of threat boldly and still come on campus, it's pretty appalling. >> reporter: ian cole, "today in the bay." >> it's still unclear why long's page was taken down or what he was posting. this morning, more countries are grounding boeing 737 planes following that deadly plane crash in ethiopia. among the countries, australia, china, singapore, indonesia, mexico, and argentina. the crash killed all 157 people on board, including two brothers from redding. among the victims ann mukoki, wife and mother of three young children. a memorial is growing outside of a redding catholic children for
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melvin and bennett rifle. senator dianne feinstein is calling for planes to be grounded here in the u.s. >> i'm not about to ask what the plane is that i'm about to board, and i definitely have second thoughts if it was that plane. >> i don't believe it should be grounded. at some point we need to trust the institutions and the laws that are there to verify something is safe or not. >> southwest and american airlines say they're confident in the safety of the aircraft. aviation experts say data transmitted by the plane show very erratic speed signaling the crew struggled to control the plane in its final moments. >> if the computer system senses something like this, either the air speed too slow and the climb gradient becoming too steep, it will initiate forward momentum on the control column, which would lower the nose of the
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airplane. >> the max 8s are equipped with an automatic system that prevents the nose from pitching too high when the pilots fly manually at lower speeds. experts say if the system has a airplane that is headed for the ground. it is 4:35 right now. a follow-up on cleanup efforts in the north bay after historic flooding swept through. the board of supervisors will vote on approving nearly $3 million to go towards repairs. recent winter storms caused the russian river to spill over. nearly 2,000 homes damaged. governor gavin newsom declared a state of emergency in sonoma county shortly after it happened. today, supervisors will also discuss recovery efforts following the 2017 wildfires. 4:35 right leaders are dea set on avoiding future scenes like this. it's the storm related flooding there that closed highway 37 east ofovat to highway 101.
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happening today, supervisors look for potential solutions that may involve tweaking development codes, but the ij is reporting change may come through more funding provided by a new toll that needs further study. it's not clear if that toll would extend the entire length of highway 37 or segments. we'll have a live report for you coming up in the 5:00 hour. >> it's 4:36. today, alameda county leaders are considering changes against its first responder training plan. urban shield will report to the county board of supervisors about its work. the board voted to end the exercise in its previous format. they say the training is materialistic and xenophobic. the changes ended some military type s.w.a.t. teams and competition. supporters say the exercises are critical in preparing for natural disasters. 4:36 right now. coming up here on "today in the
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bay," one cable provider is increasing its prices for customers, but this price hike also includes more options for customers. and let the countdown begin. apple making it official, announcing when it will join the game of streaming. a look at what apple is calling show time and what big name is being attached. for 50 years, cracker barrel has been making folks feel right at home, with meals like homestyle country fried steak, grandma's sampler, and our signature chicken n' dumplins. so, come on home to what you love.
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good morning. i'm bertha coombs at cnbc global headquarters.
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here are today's top business headlines. wall street looks to open flat this morning, after a big rally yesterday. the dow jumping 200 points as big gains in tech stocks such as apple and facebook helped to offset a big decline in shares of boeing. the dow, nasdaq and s&p 500 break a five-day losing streak. on today's watch we'll be looking for a report on consumer prices. at&t is raising prices for its directv now streaming service, you see customers pay an extra ten bucks a month but get an hbo subscription in return. at&t is overhauling its current packages, replacing them with two new options. directv plus will offer 40 channels for $50 a month and directv max will have more than 50 channels for $70 a month. the change will take effect april 12th. apple has sent out invitations to an event on march 25th at its headquarters where it's expected to launch a tv
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video streaming service long rumored. apple gave a bit of a hint in the invites saying it's show time. apple has spent about $2 billion to produce its own content, signing major stars such as oprah winfrey. the company is reportedly in talks with hbo to become part of that service. marcus and laura, back to you. i don't know about you, but it seems as though the streaming services as we move forward, they're just starting to be about just as expensive as cable. >> no kidding. so many people cut the cord. >> as oprah would say, streaming service! you get streaming service! you get streaming service! thanks, bertha. coming up next on "today in the bay," your tuesday forecast, with kari hall! >> it's a little too early for that, you guys. all right, it is cold out there. that will wake you up. our temperatures in everygregre5
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degrees, looking at mid-50s by noon. we'll look at our microclimates as a cold front moves in, coming up next. and they got a car, they got a car, they got a car. just a few cars waiting at the bay bridge toll plaza. we'll show you what's going on farther north, a reminder of what's continuing. creek
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a very good tuesday morning to you. taking a live look outside, this from the east bay over in walnut creek this morning. hoping for a nice forecast for today.
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we'll check in with kari in just moments. 4:44. >> we want to take you live here, this is animal adventure park in new york, april, the giraffe soon to give birth. tens of thousands of people tuning in live on youtube, streaming, seeing this famous animal there, waiting to give birth. the park says she's due at any moment, that her birth is quite imminent. you'll remember april became a viral sensation when more than 1 million people tuned in to watch her give birth in 2007. i remember that. >> it was only a couple years ago. >> she is a woman. >> isn't that amazing? >> it's like we were on watch for a while. >> they're just fascinating animals. >> how they, they just stand up as they're giving birth. >> yeah. welcome to the world, drop. >> yeah, no kidding. >> it's a hard knock life out there. >> as promised, kari has a look at the forecast.
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>> we have a cold front this morning, here is a look at temperatures as you get ready to head out the door. they're all over the place. we have upper 30s in napa, it's 47 in antioch and it's 50 in san francisco, so quite a difference driving from napa into the city this morning, and you do still need a jacket, no matter where you are, especially if you're waiting at the platform at the fruitvale b.a.r.t. station, 45 degrees. we will slowly warm things up throughout the day, some upper 50s by noon, and as we take a live look outside in san jose, it does start out with some clear skies. as you're getting dressed it's another day for a jacket and maybe even some pants but also light short sleeves because it will be warming up as we go into this afternoon. our high temperature also reach into the low 60s, and it will feel nice, with all of that sunshine, but we will see more clouds mix in as this cold front approaches, and we can see the rain that's entering the far northwestern corner of the state and it's also bringing in some
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light rain, and then there's also some rain across southern california, we'reiche in between, but we are going to see the clouds starting to increase, going into about 11:00 to 12:00, slight chance of rain for lake and mendocino counties and also mostly cloudy skies for the rest of the bay area, but there will be at times the sun peeking through and it's just not going to be as clear and sunny as it was yesterday, but we're not expecting a lot of rain out of this as well. but it will be windy going into today, as this cold front kind of drops through, and it also brings in a little bit of a change. our winds picking up, going into late morning into the afternoon. we can see nheth and northwest about 15 to 20 miles per hour, and it continues to increase, going into the afternoon as well as this evening. goi to be strongean francisco some of our hills will have some gusty winds. so we're just watching out for that. that's really the only concern we have here. over the next seven days, with
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he will see some warming temperatures. look at the weekend, are you ready for spring? it's going to be in the low 70s with some mostly sunny skies for san francisco, also feeling much nicer, and after today's gusty winds, it looks pretty nice going into the rest of the week. mike, you're checking out what's happening at the san rafael bridge? >> the richmond side, construction crews are moving hopefully shortly. i noticed on the eastbound direction coming away from san rafael in to richmond a couple of vehicles on the shoulder. there's no incident list there had for chp. i'll let you know if there is an issue. i think there may be paperwinte westbound the flashing lights, one truck pulled into the parking lot westbound. we have a lane blocked over toward the san rafaelside.hat a rain cleared up, able to replace the expansion joints. we talked about that project a few weeks ago. so far no problem because of light traffic and they should
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clear that in time for the bulk of the morning commute to start in richmond. no big deal right now. we have another hour or so for that. the south bay we had the issue at hellier with the disabled vehicle on the shoulder. may be a breakdown at saratoga i-85, so i'll check on that as well. back to you. >> thanks, mike. today, the city of san francisco is taking steps to assist federal workers if a partial government shutdown happens this year. mayor london breed is among those sponsoring an ordinance that would allow up to $20 million in loans made available for federal workers. it's possible they could partner with banks or other financial institutions to get that money. now to a major break in a vacaville cold case from the early '90s, all thanks to new technology, but it's leading to even more questions. a woman walking on nut tree road on the entryway to the premium outlets had never been identified until now. she's 38-year-old cynthia merckley. she had ties to santa cruz and santa rosa and abandoned her family years before her death.
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new imaging software used by the fbi linked her fingerprints from a 1983 theft case to her booking photo. police are trying to determine how she died. developing now, google pays an executive who was accused of groping an employee millions of dollars to leave the company. the court documents just released show the executive was paid $35 million as part of an exit package. he was reportedly forced to resign after sexual assault investigation. he has denied any wrongdoing. details about the payout of part of a lawsuit brought by google shareholders against the board of its parent company, alphabet. lafayette is working to ban flavored tobacco. the city council voted unanimously to come up with an ordinance. discussion was mixed from the community especially from the man who owns the only smoke shop in town that sells the products. >> the high school has among the highest reported vaping in all
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of contra costa. it's no coincidence that the rise of youth smoking goes hand in hand with the availability of flavored tobacco products. >> the flavors and in this case menthol and tobacco products po easier. >> a number of other bay area cities already banned the selling of flavored tobacco. the ordinance will go before the city council for its first reading next month. we've got new detail this is morning on an unusual crime sweeping fresno county. dozens of goats are missing. >> the thieves making off with more than 60 over the past two months. according to "l.a. times," all of those animals are worth around $27,000. four of the stolen goats were caught on sunday. police believe the goats are stolen at night. coming up here on "today in the bay," "nbc bay area responds." >> the plan, a relaxing spa day but instead, a fight that required hour expertise. i'm consumer investigator cra, "
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and happening now, tokyo getting ready for the 2020 olympics. just a few hours ago, the pictograms for the sport came out, the special logos they use for every single sport. since the olympics are such an international event, fans use the pictograms to make sure they're headed to the right event. remember, you can only watch the olympics right here on nbc bay area. we'll be back in just a few. it's 4:52.
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e chicken n' dumplins. so, come on home to what you love. come on home to cracker barrel. to take care of yourself. but nature's bounty has innovative ways to help you maintain balance and help keep you active and well-rested. because hey, tomorrow's coming up fast. nature's bounty. because you're better off healthy. 4:54 right now. nbc bay area responds to a south bay womans whif worthless. >> she asked consumer investigator chris chmura and his team to help her get some value for them. >> good morning. celia bought gift certificates for two friends to use as a spa in nearby los gatos. when her friends tried to make
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an appointment, celia says no one answered. it turns out the spa had been sold. celia talked to the new owner she told celia she was no longer accepting old gift cards so celia turned to us. we got a discussion going and the new owner did something they didn't have to, they agreed to accept the gift cards for $400 worth of beauty products. gift cards are one of the most common complaints we get. we received more than 190 since 2016. california law protects your gift cards and forbids expiration dates but does not say anything about a change in store ownership. we say use them quickly. call us any time, 888-996-tips, or visit nbcbayarea.com/responds. the playoffs can't start soon enough for the san jose sharks. >> the sharks are so hot right now, it's hard to believe the ice is staying frozen beneath them. ha, ha, ha. last night they were ies where
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minnesota wild. sharks on a break in the third period score on tomas hertl's girl. martin jones came up with a big between the pipes shutting out the wild there, as the sharks win 3-0 for their fifth straight. the sharks also recapture first place in the division. coming up n "today in the bay," a check of your forecast. >> it's another cold start and we will get a little bit of sunshine again today. not as much as yesterday. here is a live look outside in fremont, as you get ready to head out the door. it's going to be in the mid-40s and then reaching the mid-50s later on today. we'll talk about what's ahead, and a big warmup in the forecast coming up next. and a little slow now the zipper truck traveling north across the golden gate bridge and to the north, slowing coming to the bridge later on. construction starts around 11:00 a.m. we'll talk more about that, coming up. plus, it's a crime that shocked a san jose neighborhood. a woman found brutally murdered
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in her own home. now we're learning there's been an arrest. new details coming up in a live report. you're watching "today in the bay." an arrest in the brutal mur
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of a san jose woman. coming up in a live report new details we )re learning about right now at 5:00, an arrest in the brutal murder of a san jose woman. coming up in a live report, new details we're learning about how she was killed. plus -- >> our day-to-day work is not about him. it's about the american people. >> san francisco democrat and house speaker nancy pelosi not ready to impeach president
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trump, that as lawmakers vote today to urge the justice department to release robert mueller's full report on the russia investigation. we are live on capitol hill this morning. and it's time to check your refrigerator. iconic pastry maker pillsbury recalling 12,000 cases of flour pose. "today in the bay" continues right now. don't going y that story. 5:00, good morning to you. thanks so much for joining us. i'm laura garcia. >> and i'm marcus washington. mike is going to have a look at that commute in a bit. first, meteorologist kari hall, that weather a nice one. >> it will be a nice day, kind of windy, so it's going to be one of those days where you don't even have to worry about styling your hair, and as we take a live look outside in san francisco, a nice clear start, headed over to martinez, also very chilly with some mid fir-4. you see the mostly sunny skies as our temperatures warm up. we'll be in the low 60s once again today.
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we'll talk about the cold front moving in, gusty winds and a slight chance of rain coming up in six minutes. mike, you're starting out in the south bay. >> kari, the wind some people think that is how i style my hair. in the south bay things are moving overall nicely. the disabled vehicle is not stationary. it's a slow rolling car in your middle label on northbound 85, last seen at saratoga, but traveling toward cupertino. i'll follow this. chp will either clear it or there will be more follow-up. we'll let you know. meanwhile the rest of the bay shows a smooth drive but there is a new incident near the dublin interchange as well. chp should get there, provide more detail. so far, no slowing shows up. back to you. >> thanks, mike. a developing story in the south bay, one person is locked up this morning, after a vicious attack that left a south san jose neighborhood shaken for

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