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of august. >> good morning. let's get you out the door with a quick check of traffic and weather. elizabeth, good morning. >> good morning. we have a new problem in san jose. coming up the guadalupe parkway, northbound 87 near curtner, two cars hit some debris that was in lanes. everything is off to the right shoulder. so nothing in lanes now but possibly watch out for slow traffic there as you head up towards the airport. one more life traffic camera near milpitas. 880/237, haven't seen any other issues on the road. nice ride on 237 towards silicon valley. that's your traffic. here's tracy with your forecast. >> thank you. forecast today, clouds for the morning but plenty of sunshine for the afternoon and temperatures are warming up. upper 80s in fairfield and concord. mid-80s in livermore, lower 80s in san jose. mid- to upper 70s in fremont. mid- to upper 60s in san francisco. and the mid-80s in napa and santa rosa. we have triple-digit highs moving back into the for example. i'll let you know when, i have
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your seven-day forecast in just a few moments. back to you. >> thank you. they expected to be landing in australia today but instead, more than 200 travelers are waking up in the bay area this morning. let's go to anne makovec at sfo with the reason that those travelers' flight returned overnight. anne, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. apparently the engine blew midflight. imagine settling in for your international flight hearing a loud boom, vibration and being told you're turning around. take a look at the pictures sent to us by a cbs 5 viewer of what appears to be the engine compartment of the qantas flight with a big hole in it, damage that apparently occurred midflight. the plane left sfo for australia about 11:00 last night and 20 minutes in passengers described a loud boom, the plane shaking and veering to the side. one man said there appeared to be flames coming from the
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engine compartment. the pilot got on the loudspeaker and told everybody there was serious damage to the plane, but he was planning to land safely. he flew around to get rid of fuel and landed at sfo at 12:45 this morning, an hour and 40 minutes after it took offer. here's how some passengers described their experience. >> this is just a real uncomfortable vibration really at first. and then the plane started to shake a little bit. and yeah, just an uncomfortable vibration and bit of a push and you could feel something was wrong. >> the captain, thankfully, made a very good landing, all cheered and everybody was a lot happier at the end and yeah, very relieved to be on the ground. >> reporter: 212 passengers on board flight 74, that's a 747 jet. apparently they all cheered when they hit the ground. they were all booked in hotels until qantas could get them on another plane back home.
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no mention of this incident, though, this morning on either the qantas or the sfo website. john and sydnie? >> all right. thank you very much, anne makovec at sfo. this morning investigators looking into whether two men arrested in the netherlands were conducting a dry run for a potential terror attack. those two men were arrested yesterdayed in the netherlands after flying from chicago to amsterdam on a united flight. their luggage was kept in chicago after security workers fond a knife, box cutter and cell phone taped to a pepto bismol bottle. the two men are american citizens of yemeni descent. they were not on a u.s. terror watch list. the suspect in some recent crimes in oakland is off the streets this morning. phillip grimes, known as jr, is accused of at least 7 separate shootings in oakland in the last 10 days. he was found at an apartment on 10th avenue and east 24th
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street last night. officers were approaching the apartment. someone was throwing weapons out a second-story window. and a number of handguns and assault weapons were found in the apartment. grimes and two other men were arrested. the fremont police officer shot while on duty last friday has been upgraded from critical to serious condition. officer todd young lost at least 40% of his blood when he was shot last friday while serving a warrant in oakland. the suspect carjacked at least two cars heading south. he was arrested saturday within sight of the mexico border after detectives intercepted a cell phone call he had made in san diego. the suspect apparently talking. >> during the interview he gave admissions to committing the crimes on friday. >> are you saying he confessed? >> we're not going to say exactly what he said during the interviews because they are still going to be going to court but he did give admissions. >> 20-year-old andrew barrientos will be returned to alameda county from san diego this week it face charges.
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he and two other suspects arrested are from the decoto neighborhood in union city. today marks the official end of american combat operations in iraq. vice president joe biden is in baghdad to preside over today's ceremonies. he is also pushing iraqi leaders to end a stalemate that prevented them from forming a new government. this morning, president obama flies to fort bliss, texas, to meet with soldiers who served in iraq. then he will return to washington to speak to the nation. >> what you will see is the changing of a mission from one of combat to one of support. >> the new mission is called operation new dawn. about 50,000 american forces will focus on stablizing the country, which includes training and advising iraqi security forces. those troops are expected to remain in iraq until the end of next year. president obama's speech to the nation will start at 5:00 our time. we will have live coverage here
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on cbs 5 and also you can hear his speech online at cbs5.com. 6:06. going to be heating up in the next couple of days. first let's check traffic. good morning, elizabeth. >> good morning. we have a couple of things going on. first we'll go out to san jose. northbound 87 there was some confusion over where this was. it was near curtner in the northbound lanes of 87. couple of cars sounds like hit some debris, may have caused them to get flat tires. everything is off to the shoulder now. so we are not seeing any huge delays as you head through downtown san jose. we'll continue to watch that. 280 this looks okay. this is a live look. you can see headlights there approaching the 880 interchange and it moves fine towards cupertino. a new problem out of the altamont pass. the kcbs phone force first alerted us to a stalled tractor- trailer near grand line road. traffic backing up on westbound 205. right now slowing on our
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sensors. 14 minutes is your drive time from the altamont pass to the dublin interchange. no delay, no problems at the bay bridge. that is your traffic. for your forecast, here's tracy. >> hey, thanks, elizabeth. forecast for this morning as you head out the door partly cloudy conditions out there for much of the bay area even some fog this morning inland for the bay and for the coastline. do note possible drizzle at the coast so you may have to hit windshield wipers. temperatures for the morning ranging from the lower 50s to just near 60 degrees. for the afternoon, speaking of temperatures, yeah, they are moving up. today's highs inland in the upper 70s to the upper 80s. temperatures around the bay from the upper 60s to the upper 70s. at the coast 60 to 66 degrees with sunshine and low clouds. coming up, i got your seven-day forecast. we do have one day this week where we could see triple-digit highs. i'll let you know when in just a few moments. back to you. >> thank you. 6:08. coming up, a german sportscaster is nailed by a flying soccer ball. it all happened during a live
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good morning. getting busy now on westbound 580 as you approach the dublin interchange but stacking up at the altamont pass where kcbs sky 1 is over a stalled tractor- trailer. we'll have that and more coming up. >> see you in a couple of minutes and we have your weather as well. the amount of raw sewage that spilled into redwood shores lagoon last week is nearly 10 times greater than the original estimate. redwood city officials now say the pipe that ruptured spewed 48,000 gallons of sewage last wednesday. the initial estimate of 5,000 gallons was made by workers who had to make a notification within two hours. much of the sewage flowed into the redwood shores lagoon. that clean-up is continuing and officials are exploring ways to treat sewage in a way that does not harm the environment.
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the state senate and assembly voting on competing budget plans today nearly two months into the new fiscal year. both republicans and democrats have submitted proposals, but there is no sign either will pass. democrats have a majority in both houses, but they don't have the two-thirds needed to pass the budget. they differ on roughly $4 billion in budget solutions. republicans say they will not support any plan that calls for any kind of tax increases. >> it's not right to ask the people of california to pay more tax dollars when we have so much inefficiency, fraud and waste within the system. >> state senate president pro tem darrell steinberg says the state has already reduced general funds spending by $20 billion over the past two years. democrats say the republican plan would kill the welfare to work program and cripple child care services and an in home care program for seniors and the disabled. this is the final day of the legislature's regular session.
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if they don't get anything passed, they have to come back for a special session. you never know what's going to happen when you stand behind an anchor desk. coming up next, the german sportscaster who took one for the team. her reaction when we come back. [ laughter ] >> okay. i'm intrigued. our forecast for today we are expect plenty of sunshine and today's temperatures are warming up a bit. here's a look outside towards the bay bridge. got some clouds out there now but plenty of sunshine expected later. today's highs and also which day this week we could have more triple-digit highs coming up right after the break. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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good morning. we start off with a bridge check. a stall on the san mateo bridge. westbound 92 in the flat section of the bridge, got a stalled airport commuter van so unfortunately some people are going to be late to their flights. not seeing any big delays as far as other traffic on westbound 92 but we are continuing to watch it because it is blocking one lane. so bridge tow crews are heading out there now. in the meantime no delays at the bay bridge toll plaza. no metering lights. and the golden gate bridge relatively problem-free. but we are getting reports of some dense fog as you commute through the waldo grade. so watch out for that.
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maybe some low visibility. all right. let's go to our maps. we can show you a couple more slow spots. westbound 580 near grant line. reports from a member of the kcbs phone force, candice and sky one was also over the scene of the stalled tractor-trailer. it may still be blocking a lane. traffic is backing up on westbound 205. so watch out for that. actually slow not quite to vasco road but slow past the stall. 15 minutes from the altamont pass towards the dublin interchange. westbound highway 4 always a trouble spot at this time of the morning jammed from hillcrest to loveridge. that is your traffic. for your forecast, here's tracy. >> hey, thanks, elizabeth. our forecast for this morning, we are expecting cloudy conditions at least for the first half of the day. and then after that, sunshine. out the door partly cloudy conditions with a few areas of fog this morning inland temperatures from the lower to the upper 50s. lower clouds and fog around the bay with similar temperature range and also slightly cooler
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along the coastline lower to the mid-50s. low clouds, fog and even a little drizzle possible for the morning. for the afternoon, sunshine and low clouds for the coast, temperatures ranging from the lower to the mid-60s. mostly sunny conditions around the bay, temperatures in the mid-70s. and today inland warming up to near 90 degrees, plenty of sunshine, and let's take a look at those warmer temperatures. yesterday we hit 74 in livermore and san francisco. nice temperatures. today, warm. 86 degrees in livermore. 81 san jose. 78 in san rafael and 67 degrees in san francisco. today's the first day of warmer temperatures. we will continue to warm up as we move into tomorrow. and by thursday, expecting it to be the hottest day of the week. upper 70s in union city and fremont. 80 in milpitas and santa clara. lower 80s in cupertino and campbell. east bay location near 90 from concord to antioch to brentwood. mid-80s in dublin and livermore, upper 80s in pleasanton and the lower to the
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mid-70s in berkeley, oakland and alameda. north bay location mid-80s in napa and sonoma. upper 70s in vallejo and novato. san rafael and kentfield. and the upper 60s in sausalito and in san francisco. i mentioned today's stage one of the warmup. take a look. tomorrow we warm up even more wednesday. and by thursday, it is expected to be the hottest day of the week, 103 inland. upper 80s for the bay, upper 70s for the coast. the hot temperatures do not stick around for long. we'll be cooling down for our labor day weekend. that's a look at your weather. back up to you. >> let's look at today's top stories. a qantas airlines flight to australia returning safely to sfo overnight after that blowing hole in the engine compartment. that incident leaving that hole there but they managed to get bac safely. a man wanted for several oakland shootings is in jail.
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phillip grimes arrested on tenth avenue in oakland. he is accused of seven shootings in ten days. several weapons were found in the apartment. and today some parents in oakland plan to occupy a child care center that is slated for closure because of budget cuts. it's one of seven originally set to close. now five centers having spared but parents want all seven to remain open. there is a german sports reporter doing okay now after a mishap at a soccer match. jessica castro was covering the match when she was beaned by a soccer ball. let's see that again. she says no one warned her it was coming. >> i was shocked in that moment, kind of really shocked. i had no idea what happened. but i just saw the technical director of stuttgart that was standing beside me and he was like totally shocked and i saw his face and i thought, oh, my
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god what happened and everybody was staring at me and i thought, okay, now something happened and i just tried to get my mind together because i knew i only had 90 seconds to go because then i would be live in television again. >> the show must go on! as for the player who kicked the ball he not only apologized once, but he went back to apologize. hm. >> and he gave her an autographed ball and flowers and a helmet to wear and asked her out on a date. just kidding. [ laughter ] >> that's pretty good. it is 6:22. coming up next, the first online school for teens in the bay area. >> plus, some east bay students spending more hours in school. we'll tell you why some kids say they don't mind. di more time in the classroom this year. ,,
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daly city 64, san francisco 67. 76 san leandro with mostly sunny skies. 87 in danville and 88 in pleasanton. with plenty of sunshine. today temperatures will be slightly warmer, but we got some hot weather. triple-digit highs in the forecast. you have your seven-day forecast in just a few moments. students at two oakland schools will be spending a lot more time in the classroom this
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year. sixth graders at elmhurst elementary and united for success academy are going to stay an extra three hours four days a week. both schools identify it as underperforming. they qualified for a federal grant to bring in a none of profit that runs structured homework time and study skills. some students don't mind the extra hours. >> i like having a teacher around to help me with my homework so i won't be left out. >> the nonprofit called citizen schools says its students end up doing better when they advance into high school and beyond. this school year some san jose students won't spend anytime in the classroom. there is -- they are the first public students in the bay area to take classes online aimed at independent learners who don't do well in the classroom. which leads us to our question of the day: to be much less of a
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good morning, up and at 'em. it is tuesday, the 31st of august. i'm sydnie kohara. >> i'm john kessler. a flight that left san francisco for australia overnight didn't get very far. anne makovec is at sfo. that's where the qantas plane made an emergency landing early this morning.
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good morning, anne. >> reporter: good morning, john. that is after its engine blew up over the pacific ocean. let's take a look at these pictures sent to us by a cbs 5 viewer of what appears to be the engine compartment of the qantas flight with the big hole in it. damage that occurred midflight. the plane left sfo for australia just after 11:00 last night and 20 minutes in, passengers described a boom, the plane shaking and veering to the side. the pilot got on the intercom and explained that the plane had experienced some serious damage to the engine. he then turned the plane around, flew around to get rid of some of the fuel and then landed at sfo at 12:45 this morning an hour and 40 minutes after the plane initially took off. here's how some passengers describe their experience. >> a bit of a bump and veered off left and yeah, very
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uncertain for a period of time until the captain told us what was going on, an engine blew up. >> a very strange noise. i knew -- i don't travel that much but i knew it was very wrong. >> reporter: there were more than 200 passengers on board. it was flight 74 qantas flight 74 a 747 jet. apparently when the plane landed, everybody cheered and all of the passengers have since been booked in area hotels until qantas can get them on another flight to sydnie. no mention of this on the sfo or qantas websites. we haven't heard yet from qantas on what happened. >> thank you, anne makovec at sfo. the suspect in some recent violent crimes in oakland is in jail. phillip grimes is accused of seven shootings in oakland in
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the last 10 days. police found grimes at an apartment on tenth avenue at east 24th street last night. as officers approached, someone was throwing weapons out a second-story window. a number of handguns and assault weapons were also found in the apartment. grimes and two other men were arrested. the fremont police officer shot while on duty last friday is up graded from critical to serious condition. officer todd young lost at least 40% of his blood when he was shot last friday while serving a warrant in oakland. the suspect carjacked at least two cars and headed south. he was arrested saturday within sight of the mexican border after detectives intercepted a cell phone call he made in san diego. the suspect apparently talking now. >> during the interview he did give admissions to committing crimes on friday. >> are you saying he confessed? >> we are not going to say what he said during the
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interviews. he did give admissions. >> 20-year-old andrew barrientos will be returned to alameda county from san diego this week to face charges. he and two other suspects arrested are from the decoto neighborhood in union city. the man who killed a fairfield city councilman will spend 50 years to life behind bars. 22-year-old matt garcia was shot to death in 2008. henry williams was convicted of first-degree murder this year. >> i will never know what my son would have done with his life. i will never attend his wedding or have the joy of watching my son have a family of his own. i'm so angry that you robbed us of that. [ crying ] >> i'm deeply -- i'm deeply, deeply sorry for your loss. i really am. and if it was any way anything i could do to bring him back i
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would. >> police say williams and another man targeted garcia after mistaking garcia for a drug dealer. this morning investigators are looking into whether two men arrested in the netherlands were conducting a dry run for a potential terror attack. the two men arrested yesterday in the netherlands after flying from chicago to amsterdam on a united airlines flight. their luggage was kept in chicago that after security workers found a knife, a box cutter and a cell phone taped to a pepto bismol bottle. the two men being questioned are u.s. citizens of yemeni descent. the white house said they are not on a u.s. terror watch list. 6:35. today marks the official end of come bat operations in iraq. vice president joe biden is there to lead ceremonies. he is pushing the iraqis to form a new government. this morning, president obama
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flies to fort bliss, texas, to speak to iraqi war veterans and then returning to washington to speak to the nation. >> the history of the future of the country will be shaped by iraqis and the president will talk about the change in our combat mission as we focus on rebuilding our nation here at home. >> the new mission is called operation new dawn. about 50,000 american forces will focus on stabilizing the country. that includes training and advising iraqi security forces. those troops are expected to remain in iraq until the end of next year. president obama's speech to the nation will start at 5:00 this evening our time. we'll have live coverage here on cbs 5, also online at cbs5.com. 6:36. going to heat up in the next couple of days. tracy has our forecast. first, let's get you off to work. good morning, elizabeth. >> good morning. let's start off with a look out our bridges. quick bridge check. they just turned on the metering lights so we are already starting to see delays. busiest lanes backed up to the end of the parking lot and we
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still have that solid westbound 92 on the flat section of the san mateo bridge. we actually watched during one of my last traffic hits the bridge crews heading out there to the scene trying to clear it but it is still blocking a lane. traffic is light not causing any big delays and all we got is fog across the golden gate bridge especially some low visibility reported through the waldo grade. a quick check of one of our maps where they are just running a traffic break in san bruno. westbound 380 the ramp to northbound 280 there was an accident right there and you can see some slowing at least one lane of that off-ramp was blocked. that is your traffic. for your forecast, here's tracy. >> hey, thanks, elizabeth. it's 6:37. we are expecting quite a bit of sunshine in the bay area today. the morning, however, there are still a fair amount of clouds out there but by the afternoon, plenty of sunshine and warmer temperatures. upper 60s today in san francisco.
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you know, i'm stretching it. 67 degrees. 75 oakland and hayward. 81 san jose. near 90 in antioch and pleasanton. those temperatures warming up close to 10 degrees higher than yesterday. 79 in kentfield. thursday we max out up to 103 degrees. 80s around the bay and 70s at the coast. it's going to be hot around here. friday things will start to cool down. and saturday, sunday and monday, we will take cooler temperatures into a nice three- day holiday weekend. >> thank you. mountain view-based google is hoping some new innovations in its gmail system will lure users away from other services. >> matt bigler joins us now from kcbs radio's silicon valley bureau to explain. matt, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the new feature is called priorities in box. being rolled out in google's email service called gmail and what it does basically is it
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will sort through your messages all of your messages and based on your previous usage, say you reply to a certain person more often than other e-mails, those messages will go into your important inbox the e-mails you want to read right away. everything else will go into a folder called everything else. google claims this morning that it will save the average user about a week's worth of time sorting through reading and deleting unwanted e-mails something we can all relate to. now, we talked to kcbs technology analyst larry magid about this and said they are rolling it out to lure people away from other email services like yahoo and microsoft outlook. >> so i think google is having to deal with this as a marketing tool. if it can claim that people are going to be more efficient using gmail than using outlook or any other service, that's
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going to be a competitive advantage. >> reporter: google will begin beta testing this new service later this week. and if you want to take part in your gmail user already you do have to activate it within your account. reporting live in san jose, i'm matt bigler for cbs 5. >> what i'm hearing is that -- >> instead of checking one box now you have to check two boxes. >> but if john has been sending me e-mails and i have been ignoring him this makes it easier for me to ignore them, right? >> right. >> reporter: something like that. one of the concerns is what happens if an important email ends up in the unwanted folder? >> now. >> reporter: it could be problematic. >> all right. >> kind of a time management tool trying to make it easy to go through. >> hey, thanks, matt. >> sure thing. >> okay. >> maybe he will check it out for us? >> matt bigler with kcbs. it is 6:40. coming up today wall street gets the latest on consumer confidence and home prices. >> the latest financial news and a check on the stock market when we return. ,,
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two lanes are blocked. hopefully it will be cleared but chp is heading to the scene now. once you get past davis and head towards the coliseum traffic moves better, speeds are improving towards high street. nothing to downtown. we will start to see delays near the davis street exit. >> they cleared an earlier traffic trailer near grant line. so right now we are just seeing the usual congestion out the altamont pass. 19 minutes from the altamont pass towards the dublin interchange. pretty slow around hacienda towards 680. the baby they turned the metering lights on so we are seeing a kind of fall-like traffic pattern again. it's backing up beyond the west grand overcrossing. that is your traffic. for your forecast, here's tracy. >> hey, thanks, elizabeth. our forecast here we are tuesday morning, just coming into the workweek. temperatures are mild looking out at san jose this morning.
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plenty of clouds to start the day. warmer temperatures all over the place. this is what you can expect. cloudy, foggy, drizzle at the coast. temperatures in the 50s. in the afternoon, sunshine and warmer temperatures. 70s and 80s inland. sunny and mild at the bay with the mid-70s. mid-60s at the coast, sunshine. today is part one of the warming trend. yesterday for example we hit 74 in livermore, 74 san jose, 72 san rafael, 63 in san francisco. today temperatures warming up to the mid-80s in livermore. that's 12 degrees warmer. 7 degrees warmer in san jose. 6 in san rafael and four in san francisco. today part one will warm up even more wednesday and thursday looks like it's going to be the hottest day of the week.
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seven-day forecast, today stage one. stage 2 is wednesday. stage 3 is thursday and boy, it's going to get hot. triple-digit highs expected thursday inland. friday we start to cool down taking them into the weekend forecast saturday, sunday and monday. so looks like a nice holiday weekend approaching. that's a look at your weather. back up to you. >> thank you. 6:46. springtime that brought higher home prices to american cities. government tax credits helped. let's go to jason brooks with kcbs and cbsmoneywatch.com. jason, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. certainly prices did get a bit of a boost from the home buyer tax credits that expired back
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in april. the surge in selling through the spring, prices were brought up. the price index shows the top 20 market there was a 1% gain in june from may. 4% a little over 4% from the year before. but not all good news baked in there. we looked at the bay area and actually it showed a slowing growth, only .3% from may to june compared to 1.7% the month before. although it did have the biges increase year-over-year of any of the cities at over 14%. the problem is we saw home sales in july absolutely plummet. that will likely pressure prices further down. we are not getting any indication right now that home sales are picking up for the month of august or currently heading into september. markets not too enthused about that. a lot of other economic information coming down the pike today. a couple of key manufacturing indices, also consumer confidence, which continues to be a big worry for wall street. stock market is down, starting out in a hole because of that.
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right now the dow lower by 26 at the 9982. below 10, 000. nasdaq off by 12. and the s&p down by 4 points. google continues its forray into social gaming. social deck makes a number of games for various mobile devices including iphones and blackberries. google has been on a splurge this past month, the third acquisition. bought a couple of other companies and invested up to $200 million in zing a local company that makes farmville and mafia wars. all told about half billion dollars as google tries to become a bigger player in social gaming. john and sydnie? >> jason, thank you very much. jason brooks with kcbs and cbsmoneywatch.com. this school year some san jose students won't spend anytime in the classroom. >> they are the first public school students in the bay area to take classes online. that program aimed at independent learners who typically don't do as well in the classroom. that leads us to our question
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of the day: nora says: no, the struggling studen uld be given ext t e to do her classes online.....mainly to get away fr he drama going coming up later on this morning on "the early show." >> erica hill joins us now from new york. good morning. >> good morning, guys. i can't imagine that there would ever be drama in high school. >> right. [ laughter ] >> not from my experience anyway. [ laughter ] >> not to mention the junior high days... just ahead this morning, we are following very closely hurricane earl which is a category 4 storm barreling towards the east coast. it's already left a trail of
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destruction in its wake. and, you know, i know this is headed toward the east coast but as we know anytime there is a storm on either coast it affects the country with things like flights and travel, shipments. so all eyes clearly on this and dave price is live in north carolina this morning with the latest. also ahead this morning, bedbugs. you thought we had done all we could? we have not. get. this one of our producers heads out west to do think story not in san francisco, he was in portland, wakes up, covered in bedbugs! 43 of them. end up in the emergency room, poor guy. had to throw out all his clothes. he is in this morning to show us his bites. >> you're putting him on the other sofa? >> we had him come sit down with us early-morningier. and i said, just put carl way over there at the end. poor guy. >> put him in a hazmat suit. >> we have some good advice for you this morning. dr. jennifer ashston is here as well as the man who lived to
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tell the tail. >> my gosh. in the emergency room. >> he ended up in the emergency room. he didn't know what to do. he took benadryl, woke up, there was blood on his head, pillow and thought this isn't normal. >> no. >> not good. >> he had been watching "the early show" so he knew that that could in fact be -- [ laughter ] >> and you put him to work, didn't you? >> we did. >> when are you going to be back? [ laughter ] >> really. >> that's great. we need you on the show monday morning. >> exactly. >> thanks, erica. see you in a couple of minutes. "the early show" begins at 7:00 this morning. a plane headed from sfo to australia didn't get very far. >> coming up next, the flight had to return to sfo after a hole in its engine cover was discovered. we'll have a live update. morning after an engine ,,
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this morning after an engine explodes in midair. >> anne makovec is at sfo to show us the damage and tell us where the passengers are now. hi, anne. >> reporter: good morning. the good news is that everybody is safe. now, i just spoke with a mechanic here at sfo. he didn't want to be identified. but he says that this appeared to be a case of engine fatigue from this qantas flight that caused the engine to blow up midair over the pacific. let's take a look at some pictures given to us by a cbs 5 viewer of what appears to be the engine compartment of the qantas flight with a big hole in it, damage that occurred after the plane left sfo for australia a little after 11:00. 20 minutes in, there was a boom, the plane shook and veered to the side. one man said there were flames coming from the compartment. the pilot said there was serious engine damage. he turned around, flew around to get rid of fuel and landed at sfo at 12:45 this morning. an hour and 40 minutes after it
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took off. now, there were over 200 passengers on board that flight. qantas booked them into hotel rooms until they can find another plane and get them on their way to australia. the mechanic says with what from what he understands they are going to keep the plane at sfo for a week and replace the engine but he also says that was one of four engines and that a plane can fly with only two engines so they didn't appear to be in imminent danger but a scary situation. >> thank you, anne makovec at sfo. two men arrested in amsterdam may have been conducting a dry run for a potential terrorist attack. they were arrested after u.s. authorities found a cell phone taped to a pepto bismol bottle and knife and box cutter in their luggage. the white house says they were not on any u.s. terror watch list. all right.
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let's go to the nimitz freeway freeway. live look at 880 oakland. everything is gone now off to the right shoulder on 880 so no delay north- or southbound 880. the marin county commute looks great. a lot of fog. it continues to -- is shroud the word? >> yes. >> cover our traffic shot. >> cover the golden gate bridge traffic shot. expect low visibility especially through the waldo grade and stall on the upper deck of the bay bridge just past treasure island. [ laughter ] >> i know. >> the spider made its home on our bay bridge toll plaza camera. so yeah, a stall there. they are going to cycle through the metering lights slowly and we are seeing backups now beyond the west grand overcrossing. >> freaks out my traffic producer. she can't even look at that shot. they will come and go.
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says hi every once in a while. >> we are going to see some sunshine today we are going to feel some warm temperatures. today's high near 90 degrees, 60s at the coast, 70s at the bay. a warming trend because we continue to warm up each day triple digits on thursday. cool nice weather on the holiday weekend. more sunshine. here's the mypix photo yosemite moon rise. >> that's night. >> doesn't have to be great but you know what i mean go to cbs5.com/connect. >> no, it does. >> we have set the bar high now. >> okay. there were at least a half dozen people yesterday spotted at a great to white shark attacking a sea lion near pacifica. this happened yesterday, warning signs went up after witnesses reported the sighting a few hundred yards off linda
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mar beach. >> that get your attention. >> if you were an 18-foot-long shark and you saw a surfer on a paddle board, wouldn't you go yum? >> tasty! >> despite the warnings, surfers still went in the water! one says she saw a splash and then debated with another surfer... >> right away i was like shark. no she said a dolphin of the right when she turned around, this big red -- coming out. so it was pretty dramatic. >> yeah. and i win the debate. >> people on the beach waved to those in the water to get out. men in a small boat also warned somer is first and there are no reports of injuries to people. i was down there yesterday and the waves were okay but no people. >> didn't know that. until this morning. hey, brian. got a story idea or comment you would like to share with us? email brian@cbs5.com. >> and check out brian's daily briefing weekdays at 11:00 on cbs5.com.

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