tv Today in the Bay NBC May 8, 2019 4:30am-4:59am PDT
ad lib live picture - trans america and a good wednesday morning. here we are halfway through the workweek. a live look outside at san francisco. love that city. all right. thanks so much for starting your morning here with us. i'm marcus washington. >> and i'm laura garcia. let's go straight to the forecast with kari. good morning. good morning. a lot of clouds. a live look outside in walnut skraoebg as you g creek. as you step out, it will be in the mid-50s. a mix of sun and clouds. a really pleasant day headed our way. we will see a chance of showers in our forecast. i'll talk more about that. mike, it is calm on the chp blotter? >> yeah.
as far as incidents goes. no full closures for your freeways. but blips like this. it may be starting to pick up right now. altamonte pass, a lot of slowing here for 205 and 580. there are patches where it's picking up. a live camera over here in dublin. west 580 shows a nice clear easy drive. >> a warning if you plan to pick up uber or lyft, you might be waiting for a ride. they are expecting to strike here in eight cities, including here in the bay area. >> pete suratos joins us this morning. talk a little bit about what these drivers want. >> reporter: yeah. well, it's pretty simple. laura and marcus, good morning
to you guys. they want better wages. we'll get to that, the details in a moment. how this would impact folks that use uber. we're being told by folks organizing this, they will log off the app at 12:00 p.m. they will hold a strike from 12:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. other drivers from lyft may join in as well. more than 10 cities are taking part, including los angeles. they will hold a strike at lax. and workers will strike at 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m., in the morning commute hours. the company is expected to raise $9 billion from investors and
will be valued or estimated value could be $91.5 billion. >> they're going to make millions. trillions even. and here we are, we're trying to survive. that's it. what better time to go on strike than the time when they are going pledge. >> it's in solidarity for the rest of the drivers in the country. i have enjoyed it, but the rates have constantly gone down over that period of time. sometimes unexplained, unannounced and unanticipated. >> i don't like the way that they keep on reducin the rates. it makes it harder for everybody to, you know, kind of like try to break even or survive. uber lyft. it is working to improve the driver experience whether it's more consistent earnings, stronger insurance, protections or fully funded four-year degrees for drivers and their families.
really guys at this point it's unknown how big an impact the strike will have. we'll have that for you in the next half hour. live in san francisco. pete suratos for "today in the bay". >> pete, thank you. 4:34 for you right now. new, santa rosa firefighters battling a sixth floor apartment fire. one person is in the hospital and a dozen people are out of their homes. santa rosa fire posted this. it started a little before 1:00 in the morning at an apartment complex on mendocino and 4the rn river brewery. one person suffered serious burns. the cause of the fire is under investigation. a live look at oakland where overnight council members signed off on a sweeping three-year plan aimed at improving city
streets. it allocates $100 million for street repairs. oakland has some of the worst roadways in the nation. in part from a lot of potholes. two men took matters into their own hands calling them the pothole vigilantes. they have been filling in holes the last two weeks with easy stre street. we know the identity of one of two suspects accused in opening fire at a charter school yesterday near denver. this is police towing the car out of the home of devon ericsson. he and another student walked into the school and shot their classmates in two separate locations. one person has died.
18-year-old kendrick castillo. it happened as school ended yesterday. parents describe the sheer terror. >> she was in mrs. harper's room when the shooters came in shooting. she said two of her classmates took the shooters down. and she was able to escape. >> so sad. some family members of the student who died tell nbc that he is an 18-year-old student. investigators so far are not releasing ericsson's photo. >> it is 4:36 right now. new details on release of body camera video. it shows ronell foster by ava lay hoe police officer. the confrontation started when the officer tried to stop foster on his bike. it quickly escalated. the officer only activated his body camera after shooting foster and claimed foster had grabbed his flashlight. that's just one of the issues
leaving family members outraged. their attorney plans to talk about the video this morning and the officer who shot foster who they believe was also involved in the controversial deadly police shooting of a man earlier this year at a fast food drive through. family members in shock after the death of a loved one in san jose. he was killed during a street race on cinco de mayo. police say he was a passenger in that car. >> and everyone involved in the crash were all relatives. ian cole explains what happened. >> reporter: the family tkpaers f gathers for a memorial. it is where the 24-year-old, a passenger in an apparent street race, was killed when the car he was in slammed into this tree. he said david was a great person, more than a first cousin. he was my brother. gentle. and he wanted to be a police poce say the man driver of the
car right after it happened. >> he obviously knew who the people were. he rolled over the gentleman on the ground despite us telling him not to touch him. he went to the other side of the car and screamed rather loudly when he saw his relative or cousin. >> reporter: he said the driver technical off when police arrived. investigators want to speak with him. family members say that man, the other driver and victim, are all related. neighbors say they want more patrols on this road known for street racing. bob boyce lives across the street. another car sped by as he told us about the crash. >> if that tree had not done there, that car was m beeline for missed house. he would have been in my house. >> reporter: a family mourning a crash and situation impacting them all. ian cole, "today in the bay". 4:38 right now. coming up next on "today in the bay", google taking steps to protect your activity online.
the new tools allowing you to have more control of what's seen by advertisers. >> it is graduation season for many college students. so where is the best place for them to launch their next chapter in their lives? a new study ranks the best spots for them to live and call home. see how california fared coming up next.
>> the duke and duchess of sussex giving us the first glimpse of the baby boy. let's listen in. >> we are so thrilled to have our own little bundle of joy. we have to spend precious time with him as i slowly starts to grow up. >> you will see two special people in amen. >> yes. >> the queen and the tubing. >> it would be a nice moment to introduce the baby to more family and my mom as well. it's been a really -- >>grandchild. >> could we have a peek? we can't quite see his face. wow. >> he already has a little bit of facial hair as well. wonderful. thank you. >> thank you all so much. thank you. and thank you, everybody, for all the well wishes and the
kindness. it just means so much. thank you. thank you. >> there you have it. >> isn't he darling? >> off to see great grandma and grandpa or the queen. >> i love that harry was holding the little baby there, too. >> yeah. >> they describe him as having the sweetest calm temperament as well. it's interesting when they said let's see the face. >> see, but not too much. >> so no name just yet. we're waiting for that. >> yeah. aggressio congratulations to them. >> maybe it is frank. >> frank at cnbc headquarters in new york. frank, i don't know. what do you think? i think prince frank would be great, right? >> i think frank has a royal quality to it. it's an excellent name. i would recommend it for nick out there expecting a child. fully endorse it.
they want to put down roots. maryland is the best state for recent grads. among factors consider, median income, average house prices, quality of life. massachusetts is second, followed by minnesota, north dakota, and connecticut. california is near the bottom. it's in 42nd place. the worst is nevada where the unemployment rate is 4.3% for people with a bachelor's degree. that's the highest unemployment rate for people with a degree in the country. >> wow. interesting facts. i lived in maryland. frank, you lived in massachusetts. >> i'm just a california girl. >> i did. something to think about. prince frank, more importantly. roll with that. >> thanks, frank. >> too bad it's not a little baby girl. it would have been a little baby kari hall. next time! >> here's a live look outside in san jose as you get ready to head out. a live look at the shark tank as
gradually clearing out as we normally see this time of year. pleasant hill will be in the mid-50s. 56 through 7:00. then upper 60s at 11:00 today. the seven-day forecast already up at the bottom of the screen. checking out our highs for today with los gatos reaching 74. milpitas, 76 degrees. a high of 76 in walnut creek. upper 50s in half moon bay. san mateo, 69. palo alto, 74. 60 for the mission district. it will be still pretty gusty with winds have the west. north bay highs to low 70s and upper 70s in ukiah. a live look outside at the shark tank. as you are getting dressed, it's a day for short sleeves. we will need long sleeves to start. maybe wear sneakers. you will want to spend extra time outside enjoying the
sunshine. as we look at the forecast for the game that starts at 6:00, it will be right about 70 degrees. perfect for the pregame festivities. as we go into the rest of the forecast, we will see the clouds near the coast. and partly cloudy skies. but changes ahead. we start to see another round of showers, possibly thunderstorms developing over the sierra that could push in late thursday night. here we are at 9:00. we start to see some of that rain making it into the eas bay, and the south bay by 11:00 thursday night. and still lingering showers possible early friday morning. so that's the only chancefra we. and then we will see a very nice mother's day weekend going into the next several days. our temperatures stay in the upper 70s in the valleys. mike, you just missed the traffic break. >> we did, kari. that's all right. we are looking over here. we have a smoother road flow to show you in palo alto.
southbound right on schedule. we saw the traffic break right around willow. it just let loose a few minutes ago. traffic going back to the speed limit. slow coming up into the area. southbound showing the effects of the earlier break. but again we saw the lanes all clear as you pass by university and willow. the rest of the bay does have spots of construction as well. we may see similar flow. that is the most pronounced on 101. upper east shore freeway, there was a hit and run reported. everything is off the to chp. it happened in the last 20 minutes over there. 580, very easy drive right now. be clearing from the span. and folks just arriving at the bay bridge. backs to you. thanks, mike. the number of traffic accidents already making it one of the most dangerous in california according to state safety
experts. >> the multimillion dollar street cleaning program is facing harsh criticism fhat its own employees describe as dangerous driving. we have been looking into the story. >> reporter: well, after a fatal string of car accidents here in san francisco, the mayor ordered police to increase enforcement against what she described as dangerous traffic behavior. but our investigative unit has discovered the city's own fleet of vehicles has been violating safety laws for years. our recentpublic works departme. employees with the city street cleaning division haul away tras supervisors are launching their investigators cited the city. own probe. a government hearing is scheduled for next week. >> anything falling off the truck could be a disaster for the driver behind it. >> reporter: does this concern you this may have been going on for years? >> it does concern me.
that's why i'm asking for a hearing. >> reporter: in the wake of all the criticism and investigations, has the city finally cleaned up its act. tonight at 11:00, we will show you what we found. coming up on "today in the bay", governor newsom wants people to have more time to spend with a sick relative. the family of molly tibbets. they vanished on a run in iowa. they are asking people to donate $21 to mollie's movement. it is at the eected killer is ed 4:54. events are planned across
california today .. to celebrate "the day of the teacher". 4:56 right now. events are planned across california today to celebrate the day of the teacher. >> in just a few hours, teachers will picket outside an elementary in pittsburg. it is part of the pittsburg education association which is currently at an impasse after failed negotiations. they are asking for 4% increase in wages. she has this message for the district. >> come to the table and be open to some different resolutions. we want to work with you. we want to make everything equal between us. but we also need some things for our students that impact them greatly each day. >> in response, the district issued a i statement saying, pittsburg unified school
district shares the frustration at the inadequate funding for public education from the state. mediation talks will get under way next tuesday. you have been hearing about dropping sales tax on diapers and tampons. that means lost revenue for the state. but the governor says this is a priority. we now have details this morning on the governor's plan to expand paid family leave from six weeks to eight weeks under the proposed budget. the governor is not revealing how much it will cost the state. he said he eventually wants to expand it to three months per person. a new child could receive care from a parent for six months. 4:58. coming up next on "today in the bay", a check of the forecast. >> yeah. it's going to be another sun cancer day. starting out cool with comfortable temperatures. as we take a look outside san jose, willow glen in the mid-60s
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