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and good wednesday morning to you. take a live look out at san mateo bridge, as we get started with this wednesday morning. 4:30 for you right now. thanks so much for starting your morning right here with us. i'm marcus washington. >> and i'm laura garcia. vianey is in for mike, we'll get you the traffic report in a moment. first a look at the forecast. >> it looks good again today. enjoying nice weather. that's a live look outside in san jose. let's head over to evergreen with temperatures in the mid-50s as you step out the door. normally we reach in the low 80s and going to stay below that as we go throughout the day with our south bay high temperatures in the upper 70s downtown and up to 81 degrees in gilroy today. we'll look at more of our microclimates coming up and
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vianey, how is it looking on the roads? >> so far the roads are quiet. aside from a couple of overnight fender benders the chp is reporting an overall smooth commute on this right before holiday wednesday, july 3rd. right now, if you look at the aren't picking up major slowing. a couple slow spots through the south bay, there could be overnight construction through some of the stretches and that's the reason why we're seeing some slowing, at least through some portions of the south bay. the san mateo bridge conditions look fantastic. you can see no stop and go here, but it's early, it's 4:30. if you need to get to work early or on time, this would be a good time to leave. good morning, everybody. back to you. >> thanks, vianey. right now the search is still on for the shooter who gunned down two people inside a san bruno mall. this started during rush hour last night. the suspect search causing frantic moments for b.a.r.t. riders trying to get home from both sides of the bay. >> nbc bay area continues its live team coverage this morning.
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let's go live to san bruno where "today in the bay's" pete suratos is. we expect an update from law enforcement sometime this morning? >> reporter: yes, that's the hope, laura, we get an update from san bruno police sometime this morning. i want to show our viewers a glimpse of the chaos following yesterday's mall shooting. san bruno police responding to the shooting yesterday afternoon at the tan faran mall, you see the chaos following that shooting. they are saying they don't believe the shooting was random, as they continue to search for the suspects in all of this. two victims were hurt, one is in critical condition. the other is in serious condition and as a result of that shooting, guys, the mall was put on lockdown as investigators were there at the mall yesterday. aid inmidst the two tk his top my top, what he's wearing, my shirt and applied pressure to the stomach and his leg was
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shaking. >> apply pressure and make sure he was okay. >> reporter: police say a suspect fled on b.a.r.t. following the shooting, as they continue to search for the suspect so of course that affected b.a.r.t. service. we'll have more on that in the next half hour. reporting live from san bruno, pete suratos for "today in the bay." >> scary moments there, pete, thank you. nbc bay area scott budman was one of the first report eer on the scene, he posted updates to twitter as the situation developed at the mall. be sure to follow him. new this morning, we're learning about two arrests at sf pride festivities over the weekend. both had to deal with illegal firearms. "the sf chronicle" is reporting on saturday at a festival at selfic center plaza officers with the gang force task force recognized 22-year-old ivanta bailey. officers found a handgun and at the same festival officersith a
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neighborhood may want to think twice about leaving their pets outside at night. there is an apparent rise in coyote sightings. >> people who live near carlton elementary school say they're seeing more coyotes. some posting photos, putting up handwritten signs. wildlife experts say the number of sightings this year is about average. >> it was bigger than i expected. seeing it in person, like the eyes, you see and glistens, and not expecting to see that. >> numbers about the same as the past few years. what's changed really is people's perception. >> experts say it's the rise in social media that gives the sightings more attention. generally coyotes stay away from people. an update to the deadly crash on monday in sfo, an suv struck three people outside the international terminal, killing one of them. the other two were critically injured. police arrested the suv driver. originally police said the driver cooperated at the scene and was not impaired.
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investigators now say he was driving at an unsafe speed. he's now facing vehicular manslaughter charges. that man who died is identified as 33-year-old jedidiah cruz. a small brush fire on crispi drive, firefighters worked quickly to stop the flames from damaging any nearby buildings. investigators believe the fire was caused by a person. luckily no one was hurt. who says the giants are out for the race this year? >> this week they're proving maybe it's too early to count them out. they played some inspired ball last night in san diego doing serious damage with the long ball. evan longoria hit a second homer in the fifth helping lead the giants to the win and the final score every trucker loves, 10-4, get it? >> 10-4, out.
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>> good, buddy. 4:36. coming up on "today in the bay" another green light for a self-driving car company to carry passengers here in california. details surrounding the pilot program. uber eats allows customers to preorder the food and eat at the restaurant. how it works and where the service is available. >> taking a live look out right now, as you can see, few cars on the road. vianey is in for mike with a look at the commute. kari will get us through with the forecast. 4:36, you're watching "today in the bay."
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good morning, i'm frank holland at cnbc headquarters. wall street could see green arrows at the open this morning. yesterday the markets rising with the s&p 500 closing at another record high even as the optimism over the trade truce between the u.s. and china continues to fade. on today's watch list, reports on hiring in the private sector and the trade deficit. the markets closed early today ahead of the holiday at 1:00 p.m. eastern time. waymo gets the green light to carry passengers in california. state officials gave the self-driving unit a permit to take part in a pilot program. there are a few restrictions. they cannot charge passengers and there must be an operator to take over just in case. it could eventually open the door to waymo offering a taxi
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service similar to the one it operates in the phoenix area. uber eats has a new option for people who like the ambience of a restaurant but hate waiting. a dine-in feature in dallas, austin and san diego, customers can pre-order their food on the app and then go and eat in the restaurant. the driver of the courier completely cut out of this situation so there's no delivery or service fee. diners arrange their own transportation, they pay through the uber eats app, they can even add a tip. for uber, this an easy way to make cash from restaurants it partners with and for restaurants a way to fill their empty tables. marcus and laura, back over to you. >> maybe we're getting too impatient, don't you think? >> whatho wants to wait in a restaurant? >> i know, and wait for the other person to order and they're like -- what do i want,. come on, boys. >> you can have conversation over dinner. it's easier when you're eating
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something. >> thanks, frank, for that talker. coming up here on "today in the bay," are we going to have another nice day? meteorologist kari hall has been tracking that for us. >> if you like yesterday, you're going to like today. no changes here. this is a live look outside in palo alto as you get ready to head out the door, upper 50s to start and upper 60s by 11:00. we'll talk about all of our microclimates and that fourth of july forecast coming up next. and i'm sure early morning risers are appreciating the fact they don't have to worry about the weather when it comes to their commute. look at dublin. we have all of our tri-valley commuters trying to get through that long commute to make it to the south bay or the city. a look at how the drive times are doing, coming up. a product arrives addressed to you, but you never ordered it. so do you have to pay for it? the federal trade comission says no. federal laws prohibit mailing unordered merchandise to consumers and then demanding payment. as for the product? the ftc says it's yours. you have a legal right to keep
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♪ try my $4.99 barbeque bacon double cheeseburger combo. and good wednesday morning to you. taking a live look outside this picture in oakland there, a nice start to the morning. quite a few cars on the road already on this wednesday. vianey will get us through that in a bit. >> new dash camera video shows an unusual situation in las vegas, a nevada highway patrol
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trooper pulling over a driver driving in an hov vehicle. turns out it was a mortuary van. the driver claimed the corpse he was transporting was his passenger. he asked if the body in the back counted he responded "he's not with us anymore" and issued the driver a warning before letting him go. >> huh. >> at least it's a warning. i would say it counts. >> it is a body, i don't know. that's a weird one, right? >> that is a strange one. >> at least he's doing his job and not necessarily something illegal. a body in the back. you know? >> a crime right in the back seat. that leaves all of us wondering right now. >> what do you mean? all right. 4:45 right now. kari, this weather has been so nice to us. >> it has been nice. we're not going to see any changes. we've all enjoyed a lot more time outside. as we take a live look in san
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francisco, it's a clear start. we are going to see some sunshine again today by starting to see the sun rise over the south bay, and as we get closer to that sunrise, our temperatures remain in the upper 50s, and then we'll see some upper 60s by 11:00, and it's going to be another gradual warmup and some comfortable air as we head into the east bay. oakland today reaches 69 degrees, while antioch tops out at 84. we will still have that wide range in temperatures from the coast to the inland areas, with half moon bay reaching 62, and 74 degrees in redwood citysco, staying in the 60s today. the embarcadero reaching 64. in the north bay, ukiah headed up to 84 degrees, and point reyes staying in the upper 50s. if you're going out to the a's game tonight, hopefully we can do it again and win against those twins. it's going to be in the mid-60s today, mostly sunny skies at the time that we start the game, but as the game goes on, it's going to be in the lower 60s, so bring
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a jacket. if you're checking out the pollen count, if you're having to deal with the allergies right now, it's still mostly grass. everything else is fairly low. here is our weather setup. we are enjoying some mild weather, very nice onshore wind flow, and then across the pacific northwest, we've seen several rounds of rain. as we head into the weekend, the high pressure becomes a little bit more of an influence in our weather, brings in much more of a northerly wind, and we get a boost in our temperatures headed into next week, there will be another storm system approaching to our north and so that's going to bring in some cooler temperatures to the bay area, and it's going to be below normal as we go into next week. so here is a look at the forecast for the fourth of july. we're up to 80 degrees. very much like today, and then a warmup goes on as we go into friday, into saturday, cooling down next week and we'll be watching for that fog in san francisco. vianey, how is it looking on the roads now? >> it's getting a little busy
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through the tri-valley and the east bay, so i do want to give you a look at your drive times but i'm happy to say that the south bay so far no major issues to report. we had some slowing in through palo alto, cleared out from an overnight crash. so let's get right to the drive times, because dublin is one of the areas that really starts to get busy around the 5:00 a.m. hour as all of the commuters start to make their way into the south bay and the city. let's look at the drive times now. westbound 580 from grant line road to 680 looking at 20 minutes. southbound 068 from 580 to vargas road ten minutes and westbound 84 from vallecitos road to 680 about 11 minutes. this one is typically starting to build around this time. the east bay, oakland commuters get ready. we're noticing a lot more people hitting the roads very early this morning. as far as any slowing, it's just the typical morning pattern. no accidents to report but east bay drive times are starting to slow down for southbound and northbound rthbnd or southboundu may want to head out the door and take the coffee to vianey.
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a huge break in the shooting that killed an oakland councilmember's son. lapd announcing the arrest of 21-year-old victor mcel han cel. 23-year-old ivan hernandez made his first court appearance yesterday after officers arrested him last week. authorities say he is a gang member and mcel haney this tell the cycle of violence. >> 23, he should have been in college. he should have been, he should have been believed in, and invested in. >> mcelhaney was a student at usc and accomplished jazz percussioni percussionists. two more suspects are on the loose. haar nan dez is held without bail. california lawmakers proposing a ban on deep fake videos depicting politicians ahead of the 2020 elections
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after a recent doctored video of speaker of the house nancy pelosi surfaced on facebook causing a lot of outrage. some experts say the proposal to ban deep fakes would face serious constitutional challenges. new details several of silicon valley's signing a gender pay equality part of an effort led by governor gavin newsom's wife. intel, cisco and uber joining a list of 27 other companies vowing to conduct an annual pay analysis and review their hiring and promotion practices. women in the state make about 9 cents for every dollar men make. talk about an empathetic opening statement, chris herman's long wait to play for the a's ended with a bang. in his first game back from a knee injury, herman blasted a grand slam to help the a's beat the twins, final score 8-6.
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campbell's pruneyard has been sold. renovations first got under way several years ago but some retailer, only now moving in. earlier this year investors purchased an office building and hotel on the same property. 4:51 for you right now. much more coming up on "today in the bay." we are less than 24 hours away from independence day and while millions of americans will be hitting the toole or spendin time outdoors we'll explain why experts say it is is a getting new olympic stadium, 90% a sneak peek of tokyo's brand complete. it will host the opening the 20 along with the track and field events scheduled to be finished by the end of november. stay right here for full coverage of the games. 4:52 right now. we'll be right back.
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welcome back, everyone. it's 4:54 right now. traffic is picking up a bit. this is a live look at the bay bridge toll plaza this morning. vianey is nicely filling in for mike, keeping her eyes on the road. we'll check with her popping out of us. july 4th holiday is upon us. >> here we go. millions of americans are hitting the pool or spending time outdoors, but it's a risky time for your smartphone. according to a gadget insurance company, this holiday weekend will bring a spike in claims for cracked screens and lost phones. >> something that we call unrecoverable, oops, i dropped my phone at the bottom of the lake and i can't get it back. >> oops. the company is expecting a 250% increase in water damage claims around independence day. you can prevent damage to a wet
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phone by immediately turning it off, removing the case. experts say silica gel packs are more effective than rice to absorb the moisture so when you have those hanging around the house, or on vacation. reduce the screen brightness and put your phone in airplane mode to make the battery last honger. don't jump in the pool with it. >> right. if you're looking for a safe way to celebrate independence day, we've got you covered. check out our fourth of july events guide. we've listed events in every single bay area county. find the guide right on the front page of our website, that's nbcbayarea.com. we all know bay area housing prices are high but one southern california mansion selling for a record-breaking number. the l.a. home once belonged to the late tv producer aaron spelling. the property was built in 1991 for spelling's wife, candy, and later given the nickname candyland in country butte.
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after three years on the market it's being sold for $120 million, the most expensive home ever sold in l.a. county. you saw the bowling alley it has there, has a gift wrapping room. it's just candyland. >> i heard that candy actually didn't understand blueprints when they were building the house, she was like i want it bigger. she was thinking it was smaller than what it was. >> you can get lost in that. >> look at that. >> look at that. because we won't be there. >> should we take a field trip and see it, a tour maybe? >> candyland. 4:56 for you right now. coming up here on "today in the bay," kari has some good news for us all. >> more beautiful weather in the forecast. let's head over to concord ahi low 60s, headed into the low 80s today. we'll get a look at that fourth of july forecast, that's coming up next. east bay commuters, traffic is building on southbound and northbound 880. look at that in oakland. there are no accidents to report, but we're definitely
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seeing a lot more people hitting the road, also if you're driving through the sunol grade, keep in mind construction is still going. you may see slowdowns through there. i'll have a look at drive times in the south bay coming up. plus our coverage picks back up on the mall shooting in san bruno, an intense search still under way for whoever is responsible. the latest developments we're learning about the chaotic moments and when we're expected to get another update from police. wimpy trash bags? c'mon.
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gation was big front mall, why m face if ce for those on board they involve illegal fireworks. soda makers are bringing out the bubbly to sugary drink propn california will never see the light of day. "today in the bay" continues right now. a very good now wednesday morning to you, half way through our work week. thanks for joining us. i'm laura garcia. >> i'm marcus washington. vianey in for mike with a look at the commute, we'll get to that in a bit. first want to talk about something to make you smile. meteorologist kari hall is tracking the weather for us. i love it. >> it's been really nice the past few days. it's good to know there's no change today. we're not seeing a lot of fog in san francisco, starting out with mostly clear skies, headed down
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to the south bay, where our temperatures will reach up to 81 in gilroy and cupertino. east bay highs from 69 in oakland to 85 in pittsbusburg t. vianey has a look out the door. >> so far this morning, coer

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