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washington, d.c., when democrats want that report released. plus -- >> the whole family must be so worried for their child. >> a sunnyvale toddler clinging to life this morning after falling off of a fourth-story balcony. a live report on his condition, still ahead. and robocalls riling you up? verizon says it could make them stop with brand new technology that costs just $3 a month. "today in the bay" continues right now. a very good morning to you. thanks for joining us. i'm laura garcia. >> and i'm marcus washington. mike will have a look at the commute in a bit. first we want to start with meteorologist kari hall. we've been dealing with the rain. >> off and on. >> first washed out. >> the first rain still kind of lingering in parts of the bay area, and we are seeing some spotty showers left behind. the roads may be wet but you can see all of the heavier rain now pushing east of the bay area. now you can leave the umbrella at home, looking at martinez.
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our temperatures in the low 50s. we will see a mix of sun and clouds today, but still a spot chance of some isolated showers today, and then a little bit of sunshine. we'll talk about that next storm system arriving, and mike, you have a crash near the caldecott tunnel? >> yes, that raises a red flag when we hear caldecott tunnel crash. south bay and peninsula very clear. tri-valley only a little slowing out of the altamont, no delays out of brentwood, discovery bay for the rest of contra costa county until you get to west 24 at gateway approaching caldecott tunnel, outside of the tunnel a crash blocks the slow lane right now. we'll follow this. sounds like some guardrail damage but no major injuries. no slowing on the sensor. all the clusters of crashes around the area as well, minor crashes, damp roadways, a couple involve spinouts. back to you. >> thanks, mike. now to capitol hill for a new california democrat and speaker of house np ancy
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pelosi is calling for a full mueller tracie potts is live in washington with more on the demands being made. tracie? >> good morning, marcus. the bay area's nancy pelosi leading that charge to release the report, but republicans argue it can't be done as quickly as she and other democrats want, because that report could contain classified information. special counsel robert mueller's report on russian election interference. >> that should be something available to the american public. >> reporter: but how soon? democrats want it one week from today. >> there is no good reason not to make the report public. >> they're like a dog after a bone, wouldn't surprise me see >> we have a four-page summary written by somebody else, not robert mueller. >> reporter: that somebody else is william barr who criticized the investigation and decided
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there's insufficient evidence to prosecute. barr says it could take weeks to block out classified information from the report. >> it is important to protect sensitive sources and methods. we're likely dealing here with potential other prosecutions, classified information, damaging people's reputations. >> reporter: the senate's top republican voted no on releasing it, even though every member of the house of representatives, democrat and republican, voted yes. >> do you think robert mueller acted honorably? >> he why. >> reporter: president trump says release the report. democrats want mueller and barr to testify about it soon. a senior aide tells nbc the house judiciary committee already contacted the justice department to set a date for now if youho the case. you just heard from senator lindsey graham who says we need another special counselcil to l
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at how the russia investigation got started in the middle of a presidential campaign. here we go again, marcus. >> we will be following, tracie. thank you. happening today, house lawmakers are supposed to hold a vote on president trump's recent veto of the resolution disapproving his border wall order. the house last month voted to overturn that order. the senate then passed the same measure. by all accounts, today's house vote is expected to fall short of the votes needed to override the president's veto. it still may take years to resolve the lawsuit tied to the president's order. >> it is 5:04. santa clara county may be ready to start contacting federal authorities when violent undocumented felons are released. today supervisor also debate a measure to end the current ban preventing deputies from contacting i.c.e., involves inmates being released despite a detainer request. undocumented inmates would be held until federal authorities assume control. the move is sparked in large part by the deadly stabbing last month of a woman in her south
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san jose home. investigators say 24-year-old carlos eduardo arevalho carranza killed 59-year-old bambi larson. authorities say he was a repeat offender released twice from jail without i.c.e. ever being notified. critics are blaming sanctuary city policies. a young boy is in critical condition after falling from a fourth story balcony of an apartment complex in sunnyvale. "today in the bay's" bob redell has more. >> reporter: this appears to have been a tragic accident, around 4:45 yesterday afternoon, this young boy fell from the fourth floor balcony of one of the buildings here at the sunnyvale fairways apartment ite patio area and fell over the railing. a neighbor downstairs are the one who called 911. officers responded to theut and the famil critical condition with >> we have a county protocol so the da's office as well as department of family and child services will come out here to assist with the investigation, just to make sure we don't
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overlook anything. at the moment, it's just an investigation right now. we don't believe there's foul play. >> my heart sank. it's terrible. of course i worry about the 4-year-old but i worry about the mother, too. she must, the whole family must be so worried for their child. >> reporter: law enforcement has not released the boy's name or age. we believe his family is by his side, as he tries to recover from his injuries. reporting here in sunnyvale, bob redell, "today in the bay." >> all right, thank you, bob. praying that he'll be okay. happening today, the future of your commute is up for discussion. severalincies soon. advisers are looking into turning the diridon station into a abo governor gavin newsom's plan to scale back the state's high speed rail project. new this morning, facebook is removing a number of fake pages and groups. the social media giant says the accounts were targeting millions
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of foreign citizens. according to facebook, the accounts were connected to iran, russia, macedonia, and kosovo. in some cases, the company says the accounts were impersonating real political groups or media organizations. facebook is also removing similar accounts from instagram. new this morning, san francisco-based uber is buying a ride hailing competitor karim. it is worth more than $3 billion. the company claims to have more cities across the middle east t. the big c aes as uber is gearing up to go public and expected to be one of the biggest tech it is 5:08 right now and boeing making a new push to get back in business with its now grounded 737 max jets. this is actually video from yesterday, as boeing was conducting some test flights near its seattle headquarters. the faa tentatively approved a
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software patch in the wake of two recent crashes involving planes. both may have experienced similar problems. earlier this month, eight americans were among those on board the ethiopian airlines jet that went down in africa. last november, a lion air jet plunged into the indian ocean. in that case, investigators have now zeroed in on the plane's stall prevention program. parts of the midwest this morning experiencing a new round cyclone.r near the missouri flood damage already estimated at more than billion. we have some rain yesterday that moved through the bay area, brought us in some spots up to an inch of rain in parts of the east bay and the north bay. we had about a quarter inch of rain in san jose. now as that system moves out, we're still left with some lingering, spotty showers and we'll see that throughout the day especially for the santa cruz mountains, and also over toward the tri-valley, but our rain chances go down as we go into the afternoon.
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our next storm system arrives tonight, and starts to bring us some rain that will continue throughout the day tomorrow, in waves, off and on rain even into thursday. i'll be tracking that and we'll talk about how much more additional rain we c that's coming up in a few minutes and mike, the chp is working fairly quickly. >> that's right, trying to get out there quickly and address the issues and then clear them from my report, that makes things easier for me. yep, it's all about me. looking at a smoother drive off the benicia bridge, the spinouts, minor crashes clearin approaching san antonio in the north bay, north of novato. there say little slowing there, one lane blocked. should clear hopefully quickly. over there approaching the caldecott watching west 24 the crash reportedly blocks the slow lane in that commute direction headed over there. no problem for the maze. there say backup at the bay bridge toll plaza though. it never really fully cleared after the early morning start there and we're looking to the south bay and peninsula as well.
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580 westbound a smooth flow of traffic through dublin. as a car exits, sheen, slicker off-ramp this is morning. be careful, it might not be raining but it still might be slip he wery. back to you. >> thanks, mike. coming up, music to your ears if you hate the robo calls, amazon telling us they could still ahead as the legalization of recreational marriage marriage spreadss coming up at 6:25, the exact type of pot product that is forcing many to go to the hospital. you're watching "today in the bay."
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seeing the rain moving out, but the roads may still be wet. this is a live look outside in san jose, aftrain we will see still a mix of sun and clouds today, and a chance to dry out before more rain five minutes. and a lookto plaza. you see these lanes, they just cleared and they just filled. the big changes over the last 10, 12 minutes over here. we'll show you the approach and what you'll encounter in the south bay as well. good morning. i'm frank holland at cnbc global headquarters. here are today's top business headlines. higher this morning.
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yesterday's stocks closed with small gains, as concerns about the health of the global economy and the risk of a potential recession in the u.s. capped major moves to the upside. on today's watch list, reports on housing starts, home prices, and consumer confidence. apple is going all in on services. the company unveiling a video streaming service, a premium version of its news app, a cloud gang left k called apple tv plus. this includes price, release date and which shows will be available at launch. apple says the service will come out this fall, but it is not saying how the shows will be added, on a weekly basis or all at once to binge like netflix does. would you like fries with that, how about a mcflurry? mcdonald's is buying a startup dynamic yield that specializes in software to personalize the customer experience. this tech can change the drive-through menu to show food based on the time of day, weather, current restaurant traffic and even menu trending items, based on a customer selection, it can also suggest a few additional items. the new tech will be rolled out
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to all u.s. location this is year. i think we're all getting hungry. back over to you. >> i don't know, if you're driving up "you should have a is alad." >> big mac. >> believe me, you should have a salad. >> what you trying to say? if those robocalless get you like they do me, like me, verizon is ready to roll out new and free blocking tools for its customers. the company already offers a subscription app to block those robocalls utilizing verification technology, that costs $2.99 a month. "forbes" is reporting the free version is expecd by the end o the month. as if it wasn't already easy enough ordering a domino's pizza, domino's working with the vehicle touch screen maker to cook up a new idea. it will allow you to order with one touch from your car. no need for siri or a smartphone. the new feature is expected to
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come pr millions of cars started later this year. don't know which models or vehicles have the new technology but we're thinking out loud here, if you're not parking anywhere, may make it harder for the tom know's guy to find you. i don't know. >> that would have been amazing in college. >> yes. >> how come frank didn't report that one. >> he wanted to save it for us. >> we have to keep our jobs, mike. >> frank's our food guy now. we've been talking about the weather, yesterday, a wet one for us. that storm has moved out. >> yes, but we had some cool cloud formations that happened yesterday. >> really? nice. >> i had a picture sent to me from marin. i wanted to show you this. what kind of clouds of these? these are call asperatus clouds. you have the wind flowing through, making an up and down turbulence phone, yes, asperatus, not asparagus. and yes, it looks really cool.
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i saw some in san jose but it wasn't this pronounced. any time you see some weather, send me a picture. i'm @karihallweather on facebook and twitter. getting out the door this morning we may see interesting clouor temperatures will reach into the low 60s as we go closer to noon, around fremont, and the rain moving out. we may still have the wet roads and mostly cloudy skies, and as this storm system moves out, there will be a stronger one moving in, and then i'm widening out the view, you can see where that is. we can see all that's going on with the areas of low pressure spinning out there, and then the tap into some deep moisture that will move in over the next couple of days. so that means enhanced rainfall, and we will see some pretty good rainfall totals that get started tonight with some light showers by the south bay. off and on rain through early tomorrow we go into thursday, we still will see some scattered showers moving through, and the slight
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potential for thursday night. during that time, raiall totals in parts of the north bay. could be close to a half inch of rain or inch and a hsay in santa half inch and a quarter inch for the south bay. and our temperatures will be in the lower 60s, and then for the weekend, we start to warm up, looks like a really nice weekend ahead, highs near 70 degrees. san francisco also getting in on some sunshine, starting on friday, continuing through sunday, with highs reaching 67 degrees. now mike, you have something south bay drivers need to know. >> got to know about this. 45,000 people expected to be in this area tonight, right around levi's stadium, because it's mexico versus paraguay or mexico versus paraguay. watch out, it will be slow thro the area, there's tazman and lafayette. last week we talked about the sewer line break. we're doing the repair work on
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lafayet lafayette. consider that off limits. it will complicate things, shoving things toward fort first, great america parkway. there's levi's stadium just outside the repair area. 237 you saw signs light up there yesterday and today and 101, over the weekend you saw the signs come up. that's right over in this area. the rest of the south bay will remain pretty smooth, i believe, right now all of your bay is looking good. watch the slick roadways. be careful. we'll show you the bay bridge coming up. back to you >> thanks so much. coming up next on "today in the bay," pop products that are landing many in emergency rooms. and mixed martial arts fightor conor mcgregor says he is retiring, again. we'll show you what he's telling "the tonight show's" jimmy fallon, next. "today in the bay's" team about to add one more member. check out these photos of kira klapper posting on facebook. she is getting ready to have her second baby boy. very happy about it.
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the things that matter most happen one morning and one cup at a time. israeli missile developing right now, tensions escalating in the middle east after new israeli air strike in gaza city. israeli missiles targeting a building, the military says served as a secret headquarters for hamas. this follows a long range missile strike from gaza that damaged a home in central
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israel, injuring seven people. there are reports of at least a half a dozen injuries in gaza. this one is new for you this morning, colorado is seeing a steep rise in marijuana related emergency room visits. this comes after the state legalized the drug. so researchers looked at health records for nearly 10,000 er patients at one hospital and found a number of marijuana-related visits tripled in 2012 when the drug became legal and 2016. more than 10% of those visited involved edibles. doctors say people tend to have too much. >> the big issue with edible marijuana, it takes around 30 minutes to take effect they take multiple doses during the 30-minute period and get to the point their body is flooded with marijuana and causes themmer is to get to the emergency room. >> we'll talk about the growing marijuana edible market coming up at 7:00 conor mcgregor announcing this morning he's retiring from the sport.
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he took to twitter, writing "i wish all my old colleagues well going forward in competition." the irish fighter's announcement comings hours after an interview aired on "the tont show" with jimmy fallon. mcgregor claimed he was in negotiations for an upcoming fight. >> what's xt we're waiting for you? >> we're in talks for july. a lot ofon. the fight game, like i said, to my fans, i am in shape. i am ready. >> this isn't the first time mcgregor tweeted about retirement. he did so back in 2016. you might also recall earlier this month he was arrested following an altercation with a photo-seeking fan. >> 5:25 right now. if you're like me, older, you remember mandy moore from her singing career. ♪ show me love >> i remember her from "tangled" the of rapunzel.
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my head. give me some time. "freedom" i like that one, too. >> nice. 5:26. coming up top storiese' morning. breaking news, firefighters getting on the scene of a house fire in daly city, andive pictun just moments. and not one but two robberies late last night, on b.a.r.t. we're live, where those attacks happened, and what b.a.r.t. riders need to know this morning. plus, happening today, the bump stocks ban goes into effect. who the new rule applies to. it's all coming up. you're watching "today in the bay." to simone, i leave the van gogh.
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n right now at 5:30, a look outside, beautiful golden gate bridge, a very nice way to start our tuesday morning, march 26th. thanks for joining us. i'm laura garcia. >> and i'm marcus washington. we've been talking about that weather. well, let's go to meteorologist kari hall, she has a better look at what we can expect. the rain moved out at least for now. >> it's been so unsettled. we're in between the storm systems, and we are still going to see mostly cloudy skies, some lingering rain in parts of the bay area but as you getad o r t and cool, and storm ranger giving us the clean sweep across the bay ea. so next we go into the forecast. one that will be moving in, as i'll track that and we'll talk plans for the rest of the week in a few minutes. mike, you've been checking in on the bay bridge. >> we saw an earlier backup forming, looked heavier and lightened up a lot and now
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looking standard, so there's the three bears, just right. this is standard at the bay bridge with the metering lights on, and no major problems coming through the maze. you see a good slowing up the incline that happens just before they turned the metering lights on and now traffic is metered well there. we still track the crash up in the north bay, south 101 jams up approaching san antonio roadway. i think there's one lane blocked. watch for that and maybe some damp, slicker roadways continuing around the bay, until the sun dries things out. we have a new incident reported on 580 around north livermore. waiting for chp to get there. i'll give you more detail coming up. thanks, mike. we have breaking news to tell you about on the peninsula. emergency crews just arriving there at the scene. this is of a house fire in daly city. take a look there. you can see the emergency crews and firefighters there on that scene. so our photographers there as well, that's why we have the pictures. here is what i can tell you about what's going onthere. the fire is happening there near los olivos and san diego avenue.
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it's not clear if everyone made it out. "today in the bay's" bob redell is a couple minutes away from the scene. he'll talk to investigators and we'll bring you a live report in minutes. new for you this morning, two separate b.a.r.t. police investigations just an hour apart. last night at 11:00, we reported about an incident on the peninsula. overnight, we found out about a new problem in the east bay. "today in the bay's" pete suratos live for us in orinda and pete, it's just another reason for people to pay close attention to their surroundings. >> reporter: yes, that's right, laura. we got a chance to speak to some of the b.a.r.t. riders in orrin ta. you mentioned the incident took place at 11:00 p.m., just an hour after another incident in san francisco. i was going to show you a map of the distance between these two stations. according to b.a.r.t., police say the orinda station incident
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was a robbery and the male suspect tried to get away on a san francisco bound train but arrested at the macarthur station after the female victim and another witness i.d.'d him. in san francisco a woman attacked on a train headed to sfo just before 10:00 p.m. between daly city and colma. police say the man hit the woman in the head with an object and walked away. the motive behind that is still unknown. he was arrested at the station and that woman appears to be okay. here is what riders in orinda are saying about that latest incident. >> it makes me more aware of my surroundings, but other than that, i'm fine in the mornings. i wouldn't do it so much at night, though. >> it raises concerns, but generally, i would say this is a pretty safe station. from what i know. i've been using it for years. >> i don't mind it. it don't bother me really.
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>> reporter: i got a chance to look at b.a.r.t.'s latest quarterly report form the fiscal year of 2019, it looks like they average about ten crimes or ten crime incidents per week. b.a.r.t. says at least during that time period, that is. that didn't meet their goals. the increase was caused by cell phone robberies in san francisco. we're live at jordo orinda b.a. pete suratos for "today in the bay." bump stocks will be banned across the nation. the justice department with the support of president trump issuing a rule banning the devices. the rule applies to individual owners, dealers and manufacturers. the ban was prompted by the 2017 las vegas massacre. the gunman used a bump stock to kill 58 people, injuring many more during a country music festival. it's 5:34. did you feel it, a small 2.9
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magnitude earthquake rattled parts of the south bay last night. according to the usgs, it struck in the hills of diablo range southwest of san jose near morgan hill just before 11:00 at night, nearly thr.ee no reports of injuries or damage. this morning the search is on for a shooter who opened fire inside of an office building in san francisco. witnesses say that man walked into the lobby of the city center building and shot a conservation corps worker in the back of the head. police swarmed the building. they say the victim is an 18 years old from san francisco. >> it's very emotional. it's just like, it was his birthday, and his first day at work, too, so it's, i don't know why somebody would do that at somebody's workplace. >> turns out somebody that i mn >> to him.
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sad story there. he was taken to san francisco hospital with life-threatening injuries. conservation corps workers have been told not to report back to work until thursday. >> 5:36. a follow-up for you now, we're working to find out more about a woman's body discovered at san francisco's ft. funston beach. bay area sky ranger was overhead as crews arrived on scene, not far from where a 22-year-old woman was buried last month. despite frantically looking, kyra scarlet was walking with a friend and her dog when it caved in on them. despite frantically looking, crews never found scarlet. scarlet's friend and dog survived. happening today the board o agreement that would avoid a teacher strike in san ramon, dublin and surrounding education. earlier this month they ratified the agreement reached with the
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district. richmond police chief brown is expected to address city council members on what is perceived to be poor relations between the ranks. outside consultants found issues between the police department's top brass and its police officers association. the report indicated the pd had low morale and lacked community involvement. fremont police department's new tesla hitting the road, the electric car officially started service yesterday. police department tweeted out this video. fremont home, of course, to the tesla factory and police chief says it's time to explore whether electric cars are compatible with police work. the department bought this used model "s" for $61,000. from san francisco to burbank is forced to make an emergency
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landing. >> as dozens of passengers found themselves in bakersfield, they were surprised by a hollywood star. as it turns out, actor keanu reeves was also on the original flight. as you can see from the twitter posts, reeves took some photos with fans. many say he was very pleasant. later, all the passengers including reeves had to take a bus from bakersfield to burbank, a one and a half hour drive. get it, on a bus, the bus movie "speed." >> had to keep it under 88 miles per hour. >> where was sandra bullock. >> they probably had to pick her up in fresno. >> "from bakersfield to fresno." >> we'll stream it on the web. altamont to livermore a smooth drive into dublin. a little bit back about half a mile there we are looking at one crash i told you i'd check out. no lanes blocked reported there at west 580 approaching north livermore and a smooth drive out of the altamont. look how much green sensors
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there are, that's good stuff. a smooth flow of traffic as you move the map up. we had a series of crashes earlier this morning showing up all over contra costa county. they've all cleared without any major injuries and that's good news. a smooth flow of traffic. watch for the slippery roadways that were spinouts reported in patches and of course, we have the backup at the bay bridge. >> wow. >> a big rush to get here. >> lots of new friends there. >> whoa! >> hello, hello, weekend! >> it's a good thing they don't have to deal with the rain. >> not today. >> there say good side is a goo. >> for the moment. >> tomorrow there will be a new storm coming in. that brings our next round of rain. i'm showing you the wide view of the satellite imagery so you know what's headed our way for the next couple of days. our seven-day forecast shows some spotty rain today, but much more heavy rain going into the day tomorrow, kind of off and friday, we get some nto t sunshine, and our temperatures start to warm up as we head closer to the weekend. our weekend forecast is looking
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in the upper 60s but if you're getting out of town, maybe going to the sierra, kirkwood also has a nice forecast, looking at good travel conditions on friday, and mostly sunny skies, and by sunday our temperatures start to warm up, but clouds will be moving in. for napa valley, this will be a great place to hang out. some highs in the low 70s for saturday and sunday, and mostly sunny, and also getting outside, going hiking, muir woods will be quite damp on some of the trails but our temperature also reach up to about 66 degrees and if you're going down to santa barbara, you've got some highs in sunday. we'll talk about today and the rain chances, and more on that coming up in about three minutes. fought against the powerful, y career, i have powerful people, and powerful corporations. >> up next, why he says he'll be ex-on rated on charges he tried
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to extort millions of dollars from nike. plus it's march madness! so forget about the boys. stanford girls killing it on the court. the big finish last night and where they're headed next. 5:41 right now. you're watching "today in the bay."
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mike traffic tease right now at 5:44, it is drying out across the bay area for a little while, and as you get ready to head out in fremont, on 880, we are going to see our temperatures starting
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out with some low 50s, and mostly cloudy skies, every now and then the sun will peek out. .emperatures in theow we'll get a look at all of our microclimates and talk about the rain coming back tonight in less than five minutes. and we're looking at the san mateo bridge, on 92. i'm following a crash, actually two crashes one on each side of this bridge's landing. high profile avenatti spoke out overnight after being released on bond. >> when it is all known, when due process is service, then i will be fully exonerated and justice will be done. thank you. >> new york prosecutors accuse avenatti of trying to shake down nike. prosecutors say avenatti told nike that he represented a coach who had claims of damaging information on the company. they add that he demanded millions of dollars.
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>> when the company's lawyers resisted paying avenatti to conduct an internal investigation, avenatti told the company it could skip paying for an internal investigation if instead it simply paid him $22.5 million. >> that's not all. avenatti is also accused of falsifying tax returns to obtain a loan and directing himself a settlement intended for one of his clients. southern california prosecutors filed those charges. avenatti plans to hold a news conference later this morning. he says he will expose nike's offenses. >> quarter to 6:00 right now. california senator and democratic presidential contender kamala harris wants to close the pay gap for teachers. she was releasing her new plan she says would boost pay for teachers nationwide. she's calling for the federal government to provide funding through an estate tax increase for the top 1% of taxpayers. she spells it all out in today's "washington post." her op-ed says in part "at the
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most fundamental level, our children are being raised by two groups of people, families and teachers. yet we fail to pay teachers their value." she calls it a national failure that needs a bold response. >> 5:46. senator scott weiner wants you to be able to vote if the state should raise estate taxes. the lawmaker is planning to introduce a nex later today, to get placed on the november 2020 ballot. if approved california would collect 40% of assets worth more than $3.5 million or $7 million for married couple after the owner dies. a 96-year-old martinez man has a wish to return to france, normandy, where as a young soldier, he survived the horror of d-day 75 years ago. when his son asked the army to sponsor his trip there was no record of his military service. "today in the bay's" kris sanchez explains why and what's
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next. >> 96-year-old jake larson was just going to let it go when he found out he couldn't get sponsored to go to france and normandy this summer. when he told his friends, people he meets up with at the bagel shop every week, they went to battle for him. weised with mr. larson at his favorite bagel and coffee shop in martinez, he told us he is the svivor from his unit that stormed omaha beach in normandy, france. while the army sponsors trips for vets to travel to their battlefields, mr. larson isn't eligible because his military records were destroyed in a kentucky army base fire in the 1970s. his coffee crew is mobilizing to get him there for the 75th anniversary commemoration in june, and mr. larson, he just can't believe it. >> we're like we're going to get a go fund me. he didn't know what it was and he joked around later, got choked up, he said i cannot believe that don't even know me are donating to me and he goes i thought i'd be sitting out
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there, he said like a little -- >> little man way tin cup. >> i love 'em. family. i'm so proud of everyone. it chokes me up. >> it chokes me up. >> i know. sorry to make you cry, laura. mr. larson is the recipient of the army's bronze star and france's legion of honor, which is the most prestigious award in all france. all after lying about his age at the age of 15, so that he and his cousin could join the national guard. that's probably the only bad thing he did in his life. he does consider himself the luckiest man in the world and to hear some of the stories, it really is a miracle that he is alive. >> that is. >> to make the trip. i'll put up a tweet to his go fund me page in case you're interested in helping. it was a joy to meet him. >> i bet. did he talk about that day? >> he did. he talked about the fact that they got off their ship and got
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on to or the plane to the ship right in there on omaha beach and because he boarded first, he was the last one out. so he says i'm alive because all of the other soldiers went ahead of me. then he stops and he's like, trying to relax, he takes a cigarette out and he's like, i'm trying to calm down and he looks over at the guy next to him and he says do you have a light and realizes that that guy is gone, and he said because of him, i started to run, so he runs and then there was another incident where they were throwing flares down so they could illuminate the beach and see, and the place where he was supposed had shrap. >> wow. >> he would have been dead so that's iwas very touching. i've been to omaha beach and suchopemnplace. >> and imagine being there as a young man. >> i hope people help him out. thank you. 5:50 right now. okay, something to make you smile about this this morning. if you're wondering how sweet it
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is, this morning, the stanford women's basketball team, will try this one on for size. sweet 16, sounds good, right? where the cardinals are headed after defeating byu last night of the ncaa tournament. stanford is a two seed and will face 11th seeded missouri state on saturday. okay, and coming in the next hour, we'll check our brackets and see how everyone's doing. the bracket racket. >> i know mine is really bad now. >> you were doing great on friday. >> it's changed. >> yeah, and a lot has changed in the weather department, too, because we're seeing s is a liv san jose. the streets arell at least it's not raining. see a m clouds and temperatures from the low 50s to the low 60s at noon. still a mild day and the rain
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moving away from the bay area, and we're seeing scattered showers pushing into parts of the sierra. for us, we are going to see partly cloudy skies today, still some slight rain chances but overall drying out and then by tonight, our next storm system arrives and brings some rain off and on throughout tonight, throughout the day tomorrow, along with some gusty winds, and there may be also a slight chance of some thunderstorms. this continues into thursday, and then finally all of that rain gets out of here, but not before leaving behind about an inch and a half of rain in parts of the north bay, and about a half to three-quarters of an inch in the east bay. south bay we're looking at about a quarter inch. after that, we get a chance to dry out, more sunshine, and it will feel like spring as our 71 sunday. san francisco going to see a wet week but by friday, sunshine on friday. no major problems, that's why you see so much green for
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the traffic flow. this one in the east bay, you look at the wide map you saw all the green. there is orange and yellow, south 880, approaching whipple. one lane may be blocked for another couple minutes south of the san mateo bridge. the reason for a little extra slowing helded toward the dumbarton bridge. westbound 92 and 84 move smoothly. eastbound 92 on the other side of the san matreported. i haven't seen any slowing but that's a narrow roadway at portions and the curvy portion as well. a car fire south 680, no lanes blocked. no injuries reported and a new crash west 80 at san pablo dam road, tracking that early slowing but so far the upper east shore is okay. back to you. >> thanks, mike. happening now, the first all-women spacewalk is scrubbed. historic spacewalk will be delayed because of space suit issues. the problem there is only one spacesuit size medium which is
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available at the station. and both women wear the same size. the spacewalk will still happen on friday as astronauts will install powerful batteries for one pair of the station's solar arrays. however, the female astronauts will still make history during woman to perform a g the 13th spacewalk. next and new this hour, the update on the push to legalize recreational p state. the reason it's not happening just yet, but may not be totally dead. plus an nbc bay area investigation, the laws designed to protect renters that our team found are being regularly ignored.
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the )national space council ) s set to meet again. 5:56. en set to meet again, vice president mike pence will chair the session in alabama, athe huntsville space and rocket center. the focus will be on the president's plan to restore american leadership in space. two panels features former astronauts, scientists and retired air force general are set to deliver updates. and a follow-up for you now, new jersey won't legalize recreational pot for now. yesterday we told you about a big vote, but then the state senate postponed that vote. democrats say that there wasn't enough support, so they pulled
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the vote, but there are pledges to keep up pressure on the issue. the state is the first termed democrat governor campaigned on legalization. this morning our investigation discovered oversight and no oversight when it comes to wrongful evictions in oakland. >> this despite the city's tougher laws to eliminate violators. here is investigative reporter bigad shaban. >> reporter: here in oakland, the average two-bedroom apartment will now cost you more than $3,300 a month. that's a 40% spike from just avoid rent control can mean big bucks for landlords. oakland lawmakers passed new laws to protect renters against fraud and wrongful evictions. but after spending months reviewing hundreds of pages of
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eviction records, we learned those laws, which have been on the books for two years, are largely being ignored, and those to blame are getting away with it. to find out why, we sat down with the head of oakland's housing department michele byrd. it's now been roughly two years place, so why hasn't your office implemented some kind of enforcement system? >> we are not, i think one of the things is we don't want to be punitive, and so first and fost to landlords, to better explain >> reporter: she says her offi all the requirements, but we did some digging and found out her office hasn't contacted a single landlord. so the city has no idea how lie effort to make more money. we'll have that part of the story for you tonight at 11:00, and we'll also show you the bizarre links one landlord is accused of taking to rails the rent for one family nearly 200%. that's tonight at 11:00. right now at 6:00, breaking news. crews searching for a missing
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swimmer right now off the coast of pacifica. plus a house fire burning right now on the peninsula. the frantic response under way near a busy b.a.r.t. station. we've been bringing you live pictures within the last 30 minutes. or ar is getting tre i think that mueller report was clear. the president's not exonerated. >> not reporters overnight, while you slept. the continued fight in washington ale the multibillion-dollar acquisition for uber overnight as the ride share company prepares for one of the biggest ipo nz history. "today in the bay" continues right now. good morning to you on this tuesday. thanks for joining us. i'm marcus washington. >> and i'm laura garcia. let's check the forecast with kari. >> we are in twine storms so
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we'll see some showers yesterday, leaving behind some wet roads but we will also see a break in the rain today. the next storm starts to move in, headed into tomorrow. i want to enjoy the peeks of sunshine we'll have. will see clearing today and the next round of rain gets here tonight and continues off and on throughout the day tomorrow.
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