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want you to see. >> we have been under gag orders that they have continually violated. >> really, we wanted to let the public know we're only days away from the deadline. >> the bickering continues but still no deal to stop another bart strike. >> a lot of family plans are destroyed. >> a part of immigration reform could get rid of sibling visas. from across the bay to around the world, the stories that matter on "kpix 5 news this morning. >> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald. good morning, everyone. it's wednesday, july 31. i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. it is 5:00. let's get you out the door. we are going to kick it off with traffic because it's busy out there -- no, lawrence let's take it away. around the bay area today we are seeing drizzle outside this morning along the coastline and the clouds have moved back onshore once again. you can see clouding up over the bay right now and partly cloudy into some of the valleys, as well. the temperatures now into the 50s all around the bay area.
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a little wet toward the immediate coastline. it will lift throughout the day but camp back out toward the beaches. we have been locked in here since the weekend with this pattern with the trough on the west coast ushering in the cool air keeping temperatures below average again, these numbers a good 4 to 9 degrees below the average, about 75 degrees, still comfortable in santa rosa. 74 in san jose. and should be about 81 degrees in livermore by this afternoon. all right. let's get out it that busy traffic report with liz. >> reporter: didn't this happen yesterday, too? it's the opposite of busy. it's really quiet right now on a lot of bay area roads. at 5:01 this morning we're checking drive times. so far all in the green. it was busy earlier on westbound 580 in the slow category but right now the drive time is 21 minutes between the altamont pass and 680. by the way, there is that usual roadwork in the eastbound lanes of 580 through livermore. the nimitz and eastshore freeway in the clear. heading towards sfo this morning for an early-morning
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flight no delay on 101 and 280. coming up, we'll check mass transit. in the meantime, back to you guys. new this morning, a new tool against vandalism in oakland. kpix 5 reporter anne makovec is at oakland city hall with the ordinance that was passed early this morning. anne. >> reporter: that would ban makeshift weapons on one hand people saying this is going to eventually make the city safer. others are concerned it will infringe on civil liberties. five city council members voted in favor of this ban and one member abstained early this morning about 1:20. the move was prompted by the recent protest you see here over the acquittal of george zimmerman this month when protestors vandalized buildings and cars in downtown oakland. this measure will ban hammers, clubs, shields, slingshots and spray-paint, anything that could be used as a weapon during a demonstration. >> if people are showing up at protests and we can see they
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are carrying hammers or tools like wrenches or clubs, then we would be able to detain those people before they get to the point of being able to break windows or commit violent acts. >> reporter: now, this ban was put on the fast track after this man a waiter at flora restaurant in oakland was hit in the face with a hammer during a protest that got out of control. the aclu is afraid that this ban could end up being an infringement on free speech not having enough basically -- excuse me -- i have a little company here this morning in oakland. not having enough rules on the rule itself. we'll talk about it more about that coming up in the next half hour. back to you. the oakland city council voted to upgrade oakland surveillance cam system the money coming from a federal grant for the domain awareness center a central hub for police
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and firefighters to monitor various cameras as well as other security systems. it is 5:04 now. oscar grant's father and friends can move ahead with civil suits over what happened new year's morning in 2009. a federal appeals court says grant's father could sue johannes mehserle for the death of his son. mehserle shot the unarmed teenager at the fruitvale station platform. five of grant's companions can also sue for excessive for the. a candlelight vigil will be held tonight for the 21-month- old oakland girl missing since july 9, daphne webb. it will start at 6:30 tonight in oakland. still no progress to avert another bart strike. the transit agency and unions are accusing each other of lying to the public. we are now only four days until bay area commuters could be stranded again. kpix 5 reporter cate caugiran is live at the daly city bart
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station this morning where riders are preparing for the worst. >> reporter: i think the one thing both sides can agree on is that the clocks are ticking and hopefully commuters here at the daly city bart station are looking for different ways to get to work starting next week. right now as you mentioned it is becoming more of a bitter battle. both sides accusing the other of lying to the public. bart revealed the numbers the agency claims are keeping the two sides apart. the unions claim this is a violation of the gag order and the numbers are false. now, the district's latest proposal offers an 8% raise over 4 years asking workers to pay 5% into pensions and 10% of their healthcare premium costs. the unions are asking for more than 13% over three years plus a 2% cost of living adjustment to keep up with bay area inflation. they argue the raises will be negated by what members will pay into healthcare and pensions. >> when in fact that 2% pay increase per year results in either a net zero or something
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less for our members. >> our very first proposal represented $140 million takeback from employees and where we're at today represents a $33 million giveback to employees. >> reporter: now, the bay area could see another strike. one transportation officials say will be worse than the last. this time the number of drivers and passengers will jump 10%. that's because experts expect fewer people to be on vacation not to mention this time there won't be a major holiday to break things up. reporting live in daly city, cate caugiran, kpix 5. >> the mtc met with regional transit agencies to talk about a backup plans. it looks like they can pick up 25% of bart's daily ridership similar to the last strike. a new rule at sfo is aimed at preventing distractions when foreign airlines are coming in for a landing. the foreign airlines cannot land side by side when other aircraft are coming in on sfo's parallel runways.
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the faa is worried that alarms could go off warning about another plane being too close so they are not letting other planes come in at the same time now. united airlines has quit selling seats on asiana flights between sfo and seoul, as well. united has been offering passengers the option to book that asiana flight because both airlines are members of the star alliance. it's called code sharing but a united spokesman confirms the airline has dropped its code on that route because of the investigation now into the crash of asiana flight 214. taxi drivers in san francisco are angry and here's how they showed it. [ beeping ] >> cabbies went it city hall yesterday furious about "rideshare" services like lift, sidecar and uber. those companies let passengers use an app to find a personal driver with rates lower than cabs. taxi drivers say it's illegal, unfair and a threat to public safety. >> got these young people out
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there who think they're involved in a social experiment. they are teetering on the brink of disaster. >> companies like lift and uber and others are creating jobs in the city and new jobs and they're also fulfilling needs. >> reporter: the puc says they have operating agreements with lift, sidecar and uber but today they voted on a new set of proposed regulations for "rideshare" companies. a final vote will happen in september. the newest member of the santa clara county board of supervisors is former san jose vice mayor cindy chavez after winning yesterday's runoff in district 2 beating out teresa salva rad doe by 11% -- alvarado by 11%. she will replace george shirakawa, jr. who resigned amid scandal in march later pleaded guilty to charges involving a misuse of public and campaign funds. a million dollars worth of vandalism happened to a
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communications tower in parkland outside danville. vandals toppled this 200-foot- tall telecommunications tower in las trampas regional park. it was up a rocky ridge. the fbi is helping local police find out who did it. >> some people are considering it an act of vandalism. we are leaving everything open from vandalism to domestic terrorism. >> a private company owns the tower but local governments and public safety agencies used it. backup towers are handling public safety communications but some people in the tri- valley may have trouble getting online. chp hanging out the help wanted sign again. california highway patrol will be accepting online applications september 12 through 14 for cadets. applicants will be required to take a test in january. the agency will announce those exact testing dates after the application period is closed. time now 5:09.
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from locked up and left alone now a california college student wins a huge money settlement. >> quit is the way we roll in new york city. >> "sexting" scandal slip. how anthony weiner is trying to save his bid for new york mayor. also ahead -- >> dangerous distraction. the street sign that has some drivers scratching their heads. >> and it is the dog days of summer. low clouds and fog again. temperatures below average. will it warm up again? we'll talk about that coming up. >> and they are working on lane changes rate now over at the golden gate bridge. pretty soon they will have four going in the southbound direction into san francisco. more "timesaver traffic" after the break. ,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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"please slow drively." the ... right in front of a pre- scho chuckling. take a look. traffic sign in auburn has some drivers doing a double-take. it says please slow drively. the sign in front of a preschool has some folks chuckling. >> i think they need to go to preschool. >> i think that's kind of bad for the children. >> maybe they need school. >> that's not funny. it should be serious to drive slowly. >> no. i would keep on looking.
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i we keep on driving. [ laughter ] >> slowly. [ laughter ] >> good news is the sign is working. people are slowing down just to make sense of it. probably laughing too. well, let's find out if people are slowly driving, driving slowly -- >> they probably wake up at the hour we do, too. so we understand. people are driving slowly at least they are not causing any big hot spots. we are quiet on the roads even though overnight roadwork now that we're at 5:14 this morning a lot of it is picked up. no longer seeing it on the nimitz freeway. it's a quick trip in both directions in oakland. san mateo bridge westbound 92 in the commute direction this is what it looks like traffic towards the high-rise 14 minutes the drive time between hayward and foster city. let's go to our maps. we are following a couple of different things. there's still some overnight roadwork wrapping up shortly in the maze heading eastbound 24
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so just a heads up there. also there was a gas leak late last night in mountain view. they have the gas leak capped but they are doing traffic control in the area near charleston road between independence avenue and san antonio road. pretty busy thoroughfare so heads up we'll let you know when that clears. the main lines of the freeway through the altamont pass once again beginning to see some delays now up to about 22 minutes is that drive time. the delays begin in tracy and continue to about north flynn and then obviously a little sluggish through livermore. closer towards the dublin interchange. some of that overnight roadwork near hacienda should be picked up now that we're past 5:00. some other east bay drive times once again the nimitz and down the eastshore freeway westbound 80 the carquinez bridge to the maze quiet and down the peninsula no delay this morning on 101 or 280 through san mateo county. that is traffic. for the latest forecast, let's go to the man, here's lawrence. >> all right, liz. the fog is back in the bay area again. no surprise there. seeing some drizzle though this morning toward the coastline so
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be careful heading there. a little wet out there on the roads. 50s, partly cloudy to the interior valleys this morning. inside the bay temperatures in the 60s and 70s. mild inland. breezy at the coastline with low clouds and fog all day long. low pressure at the coastline. until this moves our temperatures still below average. no changes until the weekend. we'll warm up latter sunday. fog making its way to the coastline throughout the day today and hug the coastline and even a little into san francisco with partial clearing there. the temperatures of course going to stay down below average because of the low clouds. plan on 61 degrees in pacifica. 74 and sunny and comfortable into san jose. 73 milpitas. east bay temperatures in the 70s. some mid-80s in the warmer spots well inland. you have to get to brentwood to
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see that. 81 livermore and 79 in concord. inside the bay slow clearing again today only about 63 degrees and breezy in san francisco. and a cool 58 into daly city. next couple of days these temperatures holding steady then toward the weekend we'll warm up slightly then maybe next week we start to talk about numbers near normal but really the dog days of summer. no major changes for the next five to seven days. in the light of day it looked like a war zone. thousands of blackened propane tanks litter a wide area around the gas storage facility north of orlando. many of the tanks exploded and were launched hundreds of feet into the air. flames shot hundreds of feet high. people in homes miles away felt and heard the blast. no one was killed. eight workers were injured. investigators are looking at why water hoses designed to
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douse the flames failed. they don't think it was sabotage. embattled candidate anthony weiner released a new video to reemphasize has desire to stay in the race. >> i know there are newspaper editors and all the politicians who say i wish that guy weiner would quit. >> weiner is down in the polls since new information surfaced about vulgar text messaging and photos he sent to women an extension of the scandal that forced him out of congress a couple of years ago. the democrat primary is six weeks away in new york for the mayor. the san diego city council voted unanimously to sue bob filner to pay for the sexual harassment lawsuits filed against filner. eight women have accused him of unwanted sexual advances. seven of the nine city council members have urged filner to resign. new details this morning about the riots during a
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surfing competition in huntington beach sunday. a firefighter from fullerton was one of the 7 men arrested. he is charge with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest. now he is on leave from his job during an internal investigation. the uc-san diego student locked up and forgotten about for four days will get $4 million. >> a million dollars a day. it happened last year. daniel chong was left in a windowless interrogation room by federal drug agents didn't have any food or water. he says he did whatever he could to survive. >> i did what i had to do to survive. i had to -- [ indiscernible ] >> 23-year-old was incoherent and suffering from kidney failure when they finally found him. chong was at a friend's house during a drug raid but was never charged with anything. it's 5:19. coming up, a little too competitive? what sparked a brawl between parents at a youth baseball game. >> and i'm dennis o'donnell.
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>> we are off to a great start on your bay area bridges. here's a live look across the golden gate. they finished their lane changes four open in the commute direction. no delay at the bay bridge even in the cash lanes. and silicon valley commuters look good, as well. more "timesaver traffic" coming up. some parents got into a fistfight during a little league game in greeley, colorado. check out the man with the hawaiian print shirt. he apparently got mad at the coach of the opposing team for telling his kid to stop distracting other players. the 10-year-old was apparently clapping on base. police say the fight got ugly. >> cited for assault, disorderly conduct and theft because it was discovered or record that the cell phone was taken away and that mom had punched several people. >> is it embarrassing for us? absolutely. it's embarrassing for greeley. yeah, it is. >> the man who allegedly started the fight, his wife is
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accused of hitting other mothers. officers say some fathers were even rolling on the ground kicking and punching. good morning, everybody. there's a report out of new york that eight players will be suspended due to their links to the biogenesis case. alex rodriguez and nelson cruz are the two biggest names not facing suspension according to the report bartolo colon who served his last year. brian wilson has signed with the dodgers. he is expected to join the big leagues in a couple of weeks. the giants never offered him a contract despite watching him work out earlier this month. and shear the beard is already available online. >> bar rye zito still looking for a win on the road didn't get it against the phillies last night. the giants lose again 7-3. dan straley didn't fare better against the blue jays. 1st inning jose batista bangs but out. straley 4 2/3 and the as are
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shut out by the blue jays 5-0. during the game another player was traded to the angels for grant green. he is only hitting .254 this season not sure about that deal. in hockey the sharks lock up joe pavelski to a five-year $30 million extension. it's about the same logan couture got this summer so slowly the sharks are transitioning from thornton and marleau to little joe and couture. the mlb trade deadline this afternoon. stay tuned. we'll have more information on that coming up tonight at 6:00. have a great day, everybody. thank you, dennis. play of the day to major league baseball. houston astros jonathan at home plate watch the guy down the baseline. forgot about him. wasn't enough. the orioles beat the astros because everyone beats the astros. 4-3 was your final but impressive steal of home plate
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drizzle at the coastline. how long will the cool weather last? we'll talk about that coming up. >> starting to see delays at the bay bridge, didn't take long at least in the cash lanes. your morning commute coming up. good morning, it's wednesday, july 31. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. time now is 5:30. new this morning, a move to prevent and have launch during protests in oakland. >> kpix 5 reporter anne makovec is at oakland city hall this morning where the vote came in after 1:00 nice and early this morning. good morning. >> good morning. 1:20 this morning. the city council passed this new measure which would ban anything that could be used basically as a makeshift weapon during a demonstration. including hammers, clubs, slingshots and spray-paint. you could be jailed for six months or face a $1,000 fine. this comes after a waiter in a restaurant in oakland was hit in the face by a protestor wielding a hammer during
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demonstrations against the george zimmerman acquittal earlier this month. an extreme case and the aclu is afraid a blanket ban could take things too far. >> we don't want the targeting of first amendment activities with ordinances used to target political activities. >> this is more video from those july protests. for three nights demonstrators vandalized businesses and cars. a similar measure against makeshift weapons was brought up during the "occupy" protest years ago. there was a lot of people that were against that, though. the city council ended up abandoning that proposal. but this time, they passed it saying enough is enough. live in oakland, anne makovec, kpix 5. [ chanting ] >> a crowd at the oakland city council meeting protested after another vote early this morning. the city will accept $2 million
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in a federal grant to upgrade oakland's surveillance camera system. the money is for what's called the domain awareness center. it will be a central hub for the police and firefighters to monitor various cameras as well as other security systems. oakland police have released cell phone photos which they hope will help solve a nearly 2-year-old murder case. 32-year-old darian stone was an army reservist and father of three from fremont. he was shot to death at a halloween party in oakland in 2011. the killer hasn't been caught. stone's relatives are concerned about their own safety so they would only speak to kpix 5 off camera. >> it's been unsettling knowing that someone that you love can get their life taken away from you and then you have no justice. >> here are photos of four women captured on stone's cell phone camera on the night he died. investigators believe the women may have witnessed the shooting
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or left the scene before officers arrived. there is a reward up to $10,000 for information leading to an arrest. still no progress weiner bart and its union -- still no progress between bart and its union. their deadline to hammer out a deal is fast approaching. time runs out sunday night at 11:59 p.m. kpix 5 reporter cate caugiran live at the daly city bart station this morning. sounds like the two sides are still miles apart even though they have had almost a month to work it out. >> reporter: now they only have four more days, frank. i can tell you that bart trains are up and running here at the daly city bart station but based off of what we're hearing about negotiations, these trains could come to a stop next week. let's look at the proposal so far. bart's latest proposal offers an 8% raise over four years asking workers to pay 5% into pensions and 10% of their healthcare premium costs. the unions are asking for more than 13% over three years plus a 2% cost of living adjustment
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to keep up with bay area inflation. they argue the raises won't matter after what members will pay into healthcare and pension. now, the union says yesterday's talks were unproductive. outside of the negotiations, bart made a bold move in revealing numbers. the agency claims they are keeping the two sides apart. the unions say these numbers are false. >> we have been under gag order that they have continually violated. >> really we wanted to let the public know we're only days away from the deadline and we want them to know exactly where we stood. >> no matter where you stand on the issue, the fact is the bay area is four more days closer to a strike. one transportation officials say will be worse than the last with less people on vacation they estimate 10% more drivers and commuters than the last strike. and this time, transit agencies aren't really adding more alternatives than last time. we hear they are only going to add a few more shuttles and a ferry. live in daly city, cate
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caugiran, kpix 5. >> if the strike happens you can bet thousands of bart riders will turn to ferries again like last month. more than 19,000 people a day took ferries during the last bart shutdown triple the normal average. this time around ferries will add a 5 a.m. departure from oakland and vallejo, of a.m. -- 6 a.m. out of alameda and 8 departures total before 8:00. they may be heading down the road. >> they will make a lot of money on the ferries "if" it happens. >> we'll see. we have fog and low clouds kind of the dog days of summer getting ready for august and looks like the clouds are back and thick and we are seeing drizzle along the coastline. so damp early on. 50s and 60s to begin the day clouds onshore surging into the bay and some of the north bay valleys. winds 33 miles per hour through
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fairfield. so we have the sea breeze blowing keeping temperatures below average. 74 in san jose and sunny this afternoon. east bay a lot of numbers in the 70s and 80s. 63 and breezy in sausalito. we have a live look this morning through richmond everything quiet so far out in the east bay. here's that live look near carlson westbound 80 still about 18 or 19 minutes in the westbound lanes from the carquinez bridge to the maze. flying over the altamont pass, seeing our usual slow spots it looks like they begin right there right around grant line and then you can see more slowing actually towards vasco. a little clearing and then sluggish again once you approach hacienda near the dublin interchange. so here you go. here's your drive time. it's one of our slowest now up to 26 minutes between the
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altamont pass and the dublin interchange. another problem spot westbound and eastbound 4 heavy as well 15, 16 miles per hour there as you pass "a" street. that is traffic. back to you guys. >> thank you. bedbugs are the reason good will is throwing away a lot of donated goods. workers spotted the bugs at good will warehouses in san francisco and burlingame last friday. they started throwing things out on saturday. they will check for more bedbugs. they still have to treat part of the san francisco warehouse to kill the pests. >> in other headlines around the bay the man accused of killing two women in the san francisco jewelrymart is expected in court today. 23-year-old barry white, jr., of antioch will appear for an arraignment. police say he shot and stabbed a person over an item previously purchased. the company that provides ambulance service for santa clara county has made good on
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the money it owes. arizona-based rural metro paid about $2.4 million in fines and other payments. the san jose "mercury news" says the money arrived monday just days before a deadline. nonpayment would have been a breach of contract. the county has been putting together alternate plans in case rural metro has similar problems in the future. 5:38. city leaders are making a bold move to ease the foreclosure crisis in richmond. they have sent letters threatening to use eminent domain to seize more than 600 underwater mortgages. the letters give lenders an august 14 deadline to voluntarily sell the loans. >> the city with its partners is stepping in to buy mortgages. the loans not the homes themselves. and then help homeowners refinance or modify so that they have mortgages that are in line with current home values. >> critics of the plan say it
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is illegal and could dry up credit for home buyers. the mayor of san francisco has a plan to encourage police officers, firefighters and sheriff's deputies to buy homes in the town where they work. ed lee is proposing loans to emergency workers for up to $100,000 per household saying it's important to have employees living within san francisco's borders. >> we must have our first responders living in the great city of san francisco, our police officers, our firefighters, our sheriffs, people that we look to, to depend on the first critical hours when an event hits our city. we want them here. >> funding for the down payments would come from $20 million set aside from the general fund for housing programs. coming up another lawsuit for apple. why the tech company is being sued now by its own employees. >> plus, a summer sizzling
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in a jail in arkansas. an inmate dove through a window and a sheriff's deputy came through. the manmade a clean getaway thanks to a waiting car. he was facing 26 charges including robbery and burglary. the woman they think was driving the getaway car was arrested last year for shoplifting. stock futures are mixed ahead of the morning opening bell. >> trading is light as most investors are waiting to hear from the fed this morning. ashley morrison joins us live from new york on a wednesday. good morning. >> reporter: all eyes on the federal reserve. it wraps up a two-day policy meeting. investors will be looking for clues on when the fed might pull back on its massive bond buying program. the government is releasing its report on the economy. analysts were expecting it to go up 1%. it grew at 1.7%. home prices are also on a roll.
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they jumped more than 12% in may compared to a year ago. that's the biggest annual gain since march of 2006. but despite the recent gains, home prices for much of the country are still about 25% below their peak in july of 2006. and facebook is also doing well for the first time since it went public more than a year ago. shares are actually now just 4 cents short of its initial offering of $38 just last week facebook also reported earnings that beat wall street's expectation. the social network now gets more than 40% of its revenue from mobile ads. a lot of happy facebook investors there finally seeing after a year some turnaround. >> i guess mark zuckerberg is a little richer now. >> a little bit. >> which actress is highest paid according to for instance? >> reporter: it's angelina jolie. she is stunning and the richest. she tops forbes' highest paid actresses in hollywood.
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the magazine estimates jolie earned $33 million last year. that will buy you all the shoes you want. newly minted oscar winner jennifer lawrence was in second place with $26 million. "twilight" star kristen stewart came in third place with 22 million [ overlapping speakers ] i can't remember a movie angelina jolie has been in recently. >> i can't, either. i think they just pay her for walking around. >> whatever she is doing, she is making the money. >> she sure is. >> ashley morrison of, thank you. apple is being sued by some of its former store employees. a class action suit filed here in san francisco claims the workers in new york and l.a. did not get paid for all the time they spent at work. they say the company's anti- theft policy actually requires them to wait at the end of the shift to have their bags searched for stolen products. it adds up to more than an hour a week and they don't get paid for it and they want to. a man suspected of killing
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three women is set to be arraigned today in ohio. michael madison is being held on $6 million bond after being indicted on charges that include kidnapping, aggravated murder and rape. east cleveland police found the women dead wrapped in plastic earlier this month. advocates and opponents of same-sex marriage are weighing the consequences of a court ruling in colorado. the ruling finalized the same- sex divorce of a couple who got married in massachusetts. that means colorado can grant same-sex divorces even though the state does not great same- sex marriages. lawyers say this can further confuse the issue, which already varies from state to state. and an unusual sight in the tampa bay area. take a look at this. it's a waterspout in pinellas county, florida. strong storms moved into the area yesterday evening creating this phenomenal. the national weather service received reports that the waterspout lasted 15 minutes. >> lawrence, what are the winds doing there, how many miles an
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hour? >> that's probably 70, 80 miles per hour. >> that little mini tornado? >> yup. if you have a boat on the water, then you're getting away as fast as you can. >> put the camera away and fly! typical weather around the bay area maybe below normal but still a lot of fog. we know all about that in the summer and we'll see more of that again today. drizzle at the coastline early on. toward the afternoon we'll find a cool and mild day with the afternoon breeze. partial clearing and then little change for now as that low pressure area is camped along the coastline. so you have this slow-moving low an trough along the west coast that's ushering in those below average temperatures staying cool today and probably the next couple of days and then we may see some changes toward the latter part of the weekend. possible delays at sfo, some low clouds and fog this morning. by the afternoon, some partial clearing. around the u.s., not bad. 97 degrees, hot in houston. 88 clouds in denver and possibility of thunderstorms in chicago that could cause some delays and 79 degrees should be
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a nice day to get in new york. temperature-wise around the bay area today, 73 degrees in milpitas. 84 and warm in morgan hill. you will see some 50s and 60s at the coastline and a lot of 70s and 80s as you head inland maybe mid-80s all the way to brentwood. you have to go there. about 81 in livermore. 80 in pleasanton. inside the bay it will take longer for clouds to break up today and 60s into san francisco breezy and cool and about 58 degrees in daly city. over the weekend warming up and approaching 90 on monday. let's check the roads with elizabeth. thank you, lawrence. northbound 101 by old oakland road an accident with two cars in the center divide and on the shoulder and we are picking up a little bit of slowing in the area, 30 miles per hour. that's one of our live sensors currently picking up traffic conditions. sluggish but then past that exit then everything looks good. in fact, the rest of the south
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bay has been problem-free most of the morning up and down the guadalupe parkway. 280 through downtown san jose and highway 85 so far all in the clear. let's take you outside show you where else we're seeing some delays. the bay bridge no surprise towards the upper deck trying to get into san francisco it's all the cash payors that are waiting now. fastrak users in the middle lane still flying by past the pay gates and lower deck the roadwork by the way has been picked up. we'll let you know when they turn on the metering lights. they cleared a stall on the san mateo bridge approaching the toll plaza westbound 92. so it is a nice smooth ride no delay past the pay gates and on the flat section toward the high-rise. 15 minutes from the high-rise to foster city. mass transit bart systemwide on time. bart, muni, caltrain and ace bart on all time. 5:49. on the healthwatch this morning they are still trying to figure out the source of a stomach bug
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that has made nearly 400 people sick in 15 states. iowa, nebraska have linked some of the cases to prepackaged salad mix but federal health officials have said the mix is not to blame. there's something new in catching cancer before it's too late. researchers have a new math model to predict a woman's chance of breast, ovarian and other cancers based on common risk factors such as the number of children a woman had, her body mass index and her use of oral contraception and her menopause status. president obama will be on capitol hill today for private meetings with house and senate democrats. the meetings are intended to be morale boosters for democratic congress members before they go home for august. when they return in september, they face a series of challenging issues including the debt ceiling and a looming government shutdown. >> we all know that the
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government will be funded with or without obamacare. >> immigration reform is also on the post-recess agenda. also on capitol hill the senate is expected to vote on a bill that would end u.s. aid to egypt. its sponsor by kentucky republican rand paul turmoil in egypt has been on the rise since the military ousted president mohamed morsi. the white house proposes cutting off opposes the bill. prisoners in guantanomo bay love to read. apparently they do. the most requested book at the high security facility in cuba, "50 shades of grey." the pornographic novel beats the koran according to the "washington post." also "star trek" novels and the hunger games. the best selling novel "50 shades of grey" may have done more than spice up people's love lives. apparently firefighters in london say it could be to blame
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for a rise in emergency calls from people stuck in awkward situations mostly involving handcuffs. they estimate the rescues have cost taxpayers britain about a half million dollars already. >> you have to read the book to know what that means. time now 5:52. coming up a risky stunt. the nerve-racking walk that earned a man a spot in the record books. >> compared to the best in the world but you don't want to live in somebody's shadow. >> you don't. watch out joey chestnut. the other san jose competitive eater nipping at the champ's heels coming up. [ slurps ] [ laughs ] ♪ [ female announcer ] hey ladies. you love it. you've got to have it. cinnamon toast crunch, 'cause that cinnamon and sugar is so irresistible. everybody craves those crazy squares.®
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it -- something influence for a daredevil in china. a steel beam between the balloons 20 yards long 2" wide. the daredevil spent 38 seconds walking on it. he said to squat to keep his balance. it earned him a new listing in the guinness book of world records. san jose's joey chestnut is the king of competitive eating. >> but now a challenger also from the south bay is nipping at his heels. matt stonie has been competing side by side with chestnut. stonie has won a few matches. he says while he respects chestnut, his goal is to out- eat the world champion. >> i love being compared to him because he is, after all, the best in the world. i mean, who wouldn't want to be compared to the best in the world? but you don't want to live in somebody's shadow, either. >> the 21-year-old trains by eating nearly anything and everything and doing it fast in 60 second rounds, he ate 7 burritos, 18 peanut butter and
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jelly sandwiches, and 22 jell-o cups. his nickname is megatoad. when he isn't eating he stays in shape with a strict diet with diet and working out. 5:56 now. coming up in the next half hour, putting the pressure on foreign pilots. new restrictions at sfo in response to that asiana crash. >> only 4 days and a lot of numbers stand between bart workers and another strike. we'll break down what's holding up talks. >> reporter: and a new ordinance against tools of violence. some are concerned this is infringing on civil rights. we'll talk about that coming up. ,, so... [ gasps ]
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is you better not do that. >> i feel like he just -- somebody just stole his life from us and it wasn't fair to me. >> new clues in the murder of an army reservist killed at a halloween party. >> the night darian was killed, he was taking photos of people on his phone, photos police now want you to see. >> we have been under gag orders that they have continually violated. >> really, we wanted to let the public know we're only days away from the deadline. >> the bickering continues but still no deal to stop another bart strike. >> a lot of family plans are destroyed. >> a part of immigration reform could get rid of sibling visas. from across the bay to around the world, the stories that matter on "kpix 5 news this morning. captions by: caption colorado >> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald. good morning, it's wednesday, july 31. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. lawrence has the forecast. >> that summer fog is back thick enough this morning. we are seeing drizzle at the coastline maybe a lile


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