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unquestionably the biggest vent that south africa -- event that south africa ever will see. >> today the world celebrates the life of nelson mandela. world leaders joined 90,000 joyous south africans in the rain to honor his legacy. layers and layers and layers and mittens and the whole thing. >> keep out the heavy jackets and scarfs and hats. another day of bitterly cold temperatures. automation is becoming a growing concern globally in aviation. >> a two day hearing into the july plane crash that killed three girls at sfo was supposed to fin today. but bad weather at the nation's capital shut down the federal government for the day. from across the bay to around the world, the stories that matter on kpix 5 news this morning. and good morning everyone, it's tuesday, december 10th. i'm frank mallicoat. >> and i'm michelle griego. time now is 6:00. an incredible scene in south
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africa today. a massive public memorial for antiapartheid leader nelson mandela. this is a live look at johannesburg where tens of thousands of people are joined by dignitaries from all over the world. four u.s. presidents are there including president barack obama. kpix 5's cate caugurian is in the newsroom and in his speech president obama urged the world to continue mandela's legacy. >> reporter: yes he did. it's been a very heartfelt but joyous celebration so far. and when president obama spoke, he called nelson mandela the last great liberator of the 20s century. now -- 20th century. the crowd of 90,000 showed up in johannesburg to bid farewell to the former president. the weather played no role in the atmosphere of the today's ceremony. the group was singing and dancing so songs from the struggle. the crowd included 91 heads of state including president obama and three former u.s.
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presidents. mr. obama delivered his eulogy emphasizing that mandela's jury know continues as -- journey continues as does the struggle for equality. >> for around the world today, we still see children suffering from hunger and disease. we still see rundown schools. we still see young people without prospects for the future. around the world today, men and women are still in prison for their political beliefs. and are still persecuted for what they lock like and how they worship and who they love. that is happening. >> reporter: the four hour ceremony is being held in the national soccer stadium. it's where mandela made his first major speech after being released from prison in 1990. he passed away last week at 95. before the world leaders began their speeches, it was the south africans who gave the most heartfelt tributes saying that mandela gave up his freedom for theirs. reporting live in the newsroom, cate caugurian, kpix 5. >> his body will lie in state
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until friday and he will be given an official funeral on sunday in his hometown village. a memorial service for mandela is also planned in washington, d.c. where the oakland pacific boys choir academy will be part of the ceremony. the kids have traveled the world but it was a trip to south africa in 2009 that ninth grader brendan singer says had the greatest impact. they traveled to nelson mandela's home. >> being in his house, seeing where he stood. like where he got all his great ideas. >> the event at the national cathedral is set for thursday. 6:03 now. a look at traffic and see what's cooking in traffic. liz? >> okay. thank you guys. yeah and an outside we go and i'm taking you outside to the dublin interchange. in the busy commuter area westbound 580 by hacienda right before the interchange and you can see the traffic backup right there. they're working to clean it right now. but in the meantime, we're seeing the slowdowns now
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beginning through the altamonte pass. the red sensors not the one we like to see at this point of the morning. 23 minutes right foul between the turbines and 680 and the dublin interchange. also reports of black ice. this is where it is. on northbound 280 a spinout near black mountain and nearby on the bridge where we've seen black ice forming over the last few days, how long? the past week or soment black ice form during the morning commute. heads-up be extra carful during the stretch in the county. and here's a live look in the bay bridge where the metering lights were turned on a few minutes ago. in the cash and fast track lanes it is backed up towards the west grand overcrossings about a ten minute wait onto the by bridge. and once again, b.a.r.t. may have some delays from the san francisco area out towards the east bay. it was an earlier power issue near the b.a.r.t. yard and once again service was restored but these are just minor delays right now while they work to get things back on
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schedule. that's your latest traffic. for more on the forecast, here's lawrence. yeah. i would love to see this weather start to warm up soon, very dangerous weather for some folks, in fact out the door right now a lot of 20s again. crop damage in some spots and i'm sure especially in the north bay and maybe even in the east bay as well. down to 23 degrees in santa rosa. 27 in napa. 29 in san jose. and 29 degrees in livermore. so the freeze warnings of course are up again this morning. i think this will be the last day of the widespread freeze warnings. i think by tomorrow most of the froze warnings will be confined to the valley. but it will still be a chilly start to the day tomorrow as well. temperatures by the afternoon though are going to begin to change. highs beginning to warm up mainly in the 50s maybe even some mid 50s into san jose. looks like this colds snap is starting the wind down but still dangerous cold weather conditions out there this morning. kiet do is live out there right now. >> reporter: we're getting reports of two more people who have died in santa clara county this week. this is in addition to the four
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people who died last week. right now we're live in sunny vail at the largest of the -- sunnyvale at the largest of the overnight shelters. they are letting people stay here throughout the day. the folks who were woken up at 5:00 a.m. this morning, but they will billion allowed to stay here throughout the day. where it is warm. now these two new deaths have been frustrating especially for workers who have been trying to encourage people to come to the shelters. where the total of 275 beds. the cold snap hit and killed four people and then they increased the number of beds temporarily to 375. after a week of sub freezing temperatures, word is finally getting out open the street and -- on the street and more people are coming in from the cold. >> it scares me because i don't want to die. not that way. >> just inviting people and reminding them they don't have to go. they'll make an announcement due to the weather, it's freezing outside. and -- there's no need to just
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rush out. >> reporter: so temporarily at least the beds -- the number of beds have been increased. it looks like things are going to go back to normal tonight. the number of beds will go down from 375 to 275. even though we still have a couple more days of cold weather ahead. we're live in sunnyvale. kilt doe -- kiet do, kpix 5. happening today a protest. activists have been very vocal since 13-year-old andy lopez was shot back in october by erick gelhaus. he mistook his toy gun for an assault rifle. investigators say the teen didn't comply with orders to drop the weapon. today's march is set to begin at 4:00 at santa rosa city hall. and searchers fear time is now running out for six family members missing in northern nevada. the pershing county sheriff's department says james glanton and christina macintee took four children to play in the snow near love lock on sunday. they haven't been seen since.
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searchers have been scouring area which has been snowy and bitter cold this past week. >> it's getting more and more urgent as we -- as we go. but we're running out of time. and time is not on our side. >> the children range in age from 3 to 10 yores old. -- years old. fire at a san francisco recycling plant has been burning for nearly ten hours now. it started at about 8:30 last night at the ecology plant off highway 101 near the bay train cal shore she is. it caused -- station. it caused smoky conditions that continued on after the fire began. firefighters tell us that made attacking the flames very difficult. >> the largest challenge we have of this fire right now is because of the being inside this large warehouse is the smoke. we're having to rotate crews in and out. and go through a lot of bottles. why they're in there working around the rubbish pile. >> the fire was contained to
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mostly a large pile of trash. it is smoldering this morning. firefighters say there is no structural damage to the building. new this morning, the ntsb has postponed a two day hearing that was to begin into july's deadly plane crash at the san francisco airport. bad weather today has shut down much to have federal government in washington, d.c.. the ntsb is looking into who the pilots relied too much on computer systems when this asiana airlines plane approached the runway. the crash hilled throe girls and -- killed three girls and injured nearly half of the 307 people aboard. >> if you have blind trust in the system, if you don't monitor it constantly, if you -- aren't actively engaged and aware, if you don't have the confidence to quickly manually fly the airplane well, as soon as you detect the automation isn't doing what you thought it should be doing, then it can lead to trouble very quickly. >> the ntsb hopes to finish its investigation by july 2014. today we're getting a better idea of how the war vet
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wound up getting detained in north korea. in a statement 85-year-old merrill newman didn't understand that for the north korean regime the korean war isn't over yet. even innocent remarks can cause big problems if you're a foreigner. he was treated well but under guard in the hotel. if he did not cooperate, he could be sentenced to jail for espionage for up to 15 years. >> attack communication system and killed throe innocent operators. >> and for that videotaped apology, newman says it was a fake and he was forced to read it. newman was released saturday after more than a month of detention. time now is 6:10. the success of bat kid's visit to san francisco continues to rub off. coming up. the big pledge it heard from one san francisco athlete to the make-a-wish foundation. >> some undercover spies posing as wizards and elves. how the nsa is now using video
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games to get personal information. >> again back into the 20s if you can believe that. but there's an end in sight to the cold snap. we'll tell you when coming up. >> and one of the more crowded commutes the drive right now on westbound 580 through the livermore valley. you can see the drive time there on the screen. more on reports of black ice plus our earlier b.a.r.t. delays, but first we want to know what drives you crazy during your commute? we know there's a lot of stuff out there. you can ask the question or share a gripe by e-mailing crazy@kpix.com. or tweet me at -- and watch right here to see if your question gets answered on air. we'll be right back. ,, sofa... desk... you know what? why don't you go get some frozen yogurt. i got this. you're so sweet. you got this, right? i do got this. from the shelf, and to your home.
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sofa... desk... you know what? why don't you go get some frozen yogurt. i got this. you're so sweet. you got this, right? i do got this. from the shelf, and to your home. starting at $99. south africa. world leaders an outpouring of respect and admiration today in
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johannesburg, south africa. world leaders are among tens of thousands of people paying tribute to the late civil rights legend nelson mandela. president obama was among the speakers praising mandela as the last great liberator of the 20th century. and mandela memorial is trending this morning. also trending eleanor packer the south -- parker "the sound of music" actress. she passed away yesterday at age 91. cockroach? a new super one that can survive the winter outside has been found in the u.s.. it's believed to have come if asia. world of war craft new leaked.coms reveal the nsa has been spying on substantiate few games like this. and mars is trending, the nasa curiosity rover discovered a fresh water lake may have exist only the planet. remember -- existed on the planet. remember you can follow us on twitter @cbssf. could be the very last one ever for the b.a.r.t. strike here in the bay area. senate republican leader bob huff has proposed legislation banning public transit workers
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from walking off the job. in response to a third potential third b.a.r.t. strike. in a statement, huff said shutting down public transit is neither safe nor fair. the senate will consider the bill next month. 6:16. liz? b.a.r.t. was having a couple of issues earlier this morning. >> that's right. those delays from san francisco out to the east bay have been completely resolved now. but there was a power everyone on that electric third rail near the daly city stop. anyway for a while things were kind of delays and working to get things back on track but right now no delays, 351 b.a.r.t. trains all on time. also look good for the other mass transit. hiding the -- hitting roads. westbound 580 approaching hacienda. we had a multicar crash. we are seeing some backups and heavier traffic coming out of livermore and even continuing to the altamonte pass. one long line of slow traffic out to about isabel. 25 minutes for the drive time. also some icy roadways this morning in san mateo county. northbound 280 by black mountain road. there was a four car crash
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still blocking two lanes. we're not seeing any major delays though on the sensors because it's still so early. also reporting of icy roads on the duran bridge. we've been seeing that the past several days with all the cold weather outside. let's get a check of the forecast coming up. in the meantime here's a live look at things heating up at the bay bridge. one of the few warmer spots on the roads. because you can see all the traffic there just baiting trying to get through the pay gate. and it looks like it's backed up towards the 880 overcrossing and probably about 15 minutes right now to get you on to the bridge. and if you're heading to the san mateo bridge all the taillights right here on the right side of the screen. this is the commute direction heading out over the high-rise. 14 minutes between 880 and 101. a nice smooth commute. but from the travel times you can see that one of the worst spots is definitely that ride through the altamonte pass. again nothing unusual for this time of the morning. it's here in highway 4 that usually compete for the high spot. the nimitz and north shore freeway still in the clear. heading dun into emily vail. if you have questions about the
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morning commute, tune to our radio partners and we share the information with them. kcbs radio and you can find them at 7:40 a.m. or 106.9 fm. that's your latest kcbs traffic. more on the forecast here's lawrence. i think that's big question. everyone's asking when are we going to see the cold snap end and i think probably today the last of the worst of it as we've got that cold air overhead. you've got the offshore winds and the air is very dry. dew points now in the into the teens and the low 20s and we've seen the temperatures really falling all around the bay area. numbers down to 23 degrees right now in santa rosa. 27 in the napa valley and even 29 in san jose. 29 in livermore and 25-degrees in concord and fairfield. so we start with the cold temperatures again. but by the afternoon, we'll begin to notice some changes. plenty of sunshine all day long. the temperatures though will be a little warmer today. that means high pressure starting to build in overhead. enough so we move well into the 60s by tend of the weekend and
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maybe some 70s next week. you can see it shoving the arctic air mass further to the east but not before another cold morning tomorrow. everywhere else should be okay. 50s gnat valley central -- in the central valley for today. 44 degrees in lake tahoe. temperatures today will be warmer especially in the south bay. about 56-degrees in san jose and 55 in mountain view and about 53-degrees in san mateo. east bay all in the 40s yesterday should be up in the 40s to end the low 50s this afternoon. and some milder weather inside the bay. 53 degrees in san francisco and 53 in oakland. next couple of days we are going to slowly start to warm things up a bit. the weekend looking very nice as high pressure builds overhead. maybe even some low # 0s into next week. your sun vise time. 7:14 today. sunset 4:51. but yeah i'm sure a lot of folks are getting tired of waking up early in the morning and chiseling away all the ice. i mean it's not michigan. not every morning. >> i have maybe a half mile
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from a house i had the get out and clean it up again. >> already. >> couldn't find the ice scraper. all right, well bat kid has made quite the impression on the bay area. we all know that and especially on this man. pitcher matt cain with the giants he was inspired by 5- year-old miles scott and he has pledged $50,000 to the make-a- wish foundation now. making national news last month when san francisco was transformed into gotham city grabbing his wish to be bat kid for a day. another bump in the road for health care reform this time involving covered california. the statics online exchange has a backlog of 25,000 paper applications that must be resubmitted online. the san jose mercury news says that it could hinder efforts to sign up before the december 23rd deadline. there's only one regularly scheduled game left at candlestick park. coming up your opportunity to own a little piece of history
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good morning everyone, it was homecoming night for stephen curry and charlotte. he certainly came to play. not sure about the rest of the warriors last night. curry's dad dell played for the old hornets, now does tv for the bobcats. probably had a lot to say about his 43 point performance. the layup in the fourth cut the charlotte lead to two. but walker scored 27 of his 31 in the second half.
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the three put them up 11. charlotte wins. bears and cowboys. monday night football. chicago crushed dallas 45-28. scoring on every offensive possession in 8-degree weather. that's all sean jeffrey with the catch of the night. chicago winnest over dallas. former a's manager tony la russa was elected to the baseball hall of fame today. he won three world series during his 33 years as big league skipper, 2001 in oakland -- one in oakland, two in st. louis. >> i played winter ball nor tommy lasorda. he said the only reason you're here is because you can speak spanish. all the guys that knew i was lousy and i should have started earlier. >> tony was a much better baseball manager than he was a baseball player. that was bobby cox and joe torre also going to the hall of fame. i'm dennis o'donnell, see you tonight. thank you dennis. play of the die coming from the nba. sacramento taking on dallas and
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against atlanta. 6:26 right now freezing temperatures left gardens in the bay area looking lifeless. how to make sure your plants make it through the cold snap. >> and today, the world bid its final farewell to nelson mandela. thousands of people world leaders and celebrities gathered to celebrate the civil rights icon. we'll show you some highlights from the memorial service. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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reporter ad libs weather ad libs two more people have died because of the cold weather. the death toll is now at six people. i'm kiet do. we've got a live report coming up. and i'm mark kelly live in
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benicia where a real life grinch got away with more than $1,000 the gifts. how he did it coming up. a freezing start to the day again. it looks like some improving temperatures over the next couple to have days andwell talk about it coming up. and we are watching an injury accident and black ice on the roadways. a traffic alert in effect for the northbound lanes of 280 in san mateo county. the latest on the cold commute is coming up. good morning everyone, it's chilly tuesday of december 10th. i'm frank mallicoat. >> and i'm michelle griego. nelson mandela had a reputation of getting people to come together and he continues to do that after his death. here's a look at president obama shaking hands with cuban president rye yawl castro at the memorial service earlier today for nelson mandela. kpix 5's cate caugurian joins us from the newsroom this morning with more on the celebration of mandela's life. >> reporter: today the world says its final good-bye to nelson mandela. the ceremony wrapped up just moments ago and despite the bad
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weather, tens of thousands of people celebrated the antiapartheid leader. even through the rain, south africans sang and danced in celebration of a life of nelson mandela. >> in our african tradition, when it rains, when you are buried. i means that -- it means that your goals are welcoming you and the gates of heaven are most probably open as well. >> reporter: tens of thousands packed the national soccer stadium in johannesburg to honor the man who saved the nation from deep racial divide. >> emerging from prison without the force of arms, he would like abraham lincoln hold his country together when it threatened to break apart. >> reporter: president obama was many among the heads -- among the heads of state asked to speak at the service. >> the world thanks you for sharing nelson mandela with us. >> reporter: thousands of police officers have been deploy around the stadium to look for suspicious activity and helicopters watched from
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above. >> it's unprecedented. this is unquestionably the biggest event that south africa will ever see. >> reporter: even parents were asked to take special precautions, write their cell phone numbers on the arms of their children in chase they were separated. his body will now be taken to pretier yo, south africa where it will lie in state for three days before he is buried on sunday. cate caugurian, kpix 5. >> the ceremony took place in south africa's national soccer stadium. he made the first major speech after being released in prison in 1990. we got a little issue on highway 280. got a traffic alert. liz? >> thanks guys. yeah, this is in a problem area since the temperatures really started to dip. the northbound lanes of 280. duran brunch and now this is a -- spinout near black mountain road it sounds like close to that same area. so the county. the traffic alert is actually issued for the accident it blocks mountain road. also two lanes are getting by right now. fortunately it's still early
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and 280 not a super heavily traveled this time and we're not seeing any huge backups because of it. but again they issued a traffic alert because they think the lanes are going to be blocked for the next half hour. live look outside at the cold commute outside. the bay bridge. and it is backing up towards the foot of the maze now. probably 15 minutes or so to get you onto the pan. the meet -- span. metering lights were turned on at 6:00 this morning. that is your latest kcbs traffic. your forecast here's lawrence. very cold. freezing temperatures again outside. if you're just headed out the door grab a jacket and maybe some grooves you'll need it. temperatures diving once down into the 20s in smooch the interior valleys. 23-degrees in santa rosa right now. that's the cold spot. 29-degrees in livermore and 29 even in san jose. 40 though into san francisco. now the freeze warnings are up again until 9:00 in the morning. then it looks like the sunshine and some warmer temperatures arnold the bray area today. in fact, by the afternoon today, moving up into the mid 50s in some spots about 56
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degrees in san jose. and 54 degrees in oakland. when will the cold snap end? we'll have the answer in a couple of minutes guys. back to you. on the same theme now. thanks launch. kpix 5's kit lawrence is live in -- kiet do is live in sunnyvale this morning. the dangerous cold spell has now killed six people. >> reporter: yeah, two this week and four last week. we're live here at sunnyvale. this is the largest overnight shelter here in the south bay. the folks were woken up at 5:00 this morning. typically they are pushed out after breakfast. but because of the frigid weather, they will be allowed to stay all day but only for today. now they said that they were above capacity with 200 plus people last night. they did not turn anyone away. the number of deaths blamed on the cold weather is now up to six and now on the night that many of the homeless died. there were actually empty beds at the shelter. workers have been visiting them. the number of beds has been
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increased temporarily from 275 to 375. they're now seeing more elderly and women with kids. in fact they've had seven kids here last night. felix hernandez believes the extra beds and hours saved lives. >> i was surprised that tea call aim this -- that they all came of this nature which this fast. but i believe the cold ran them in here. that's how cold it was. >> reporter: all right, the shelter manager tells us that the hours will go back to normal starting tomorrow. that means after breakfast, the people will be pushed back out onto the streets. but their capacity will stay the same. in fact because it's so cold, they do not turn anybody away and they just sleep on the ground. we're live in sunnyvale, kiet do, kpix 5. >> our temperatures have been brutal on the begannens here in the bay area. sheets are blanketing lawns all across the concord neighborhood to cover and protect plants from damage overnight. experts say don't touch it if your plant already fell victim to the cold. >> we need to leave the burnt
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tips on the tips -- tips on the plants. they can attack everything that's already been damaged. >> experts also say if your plant has frost damage, it doesn't mean it's a total loss. roots and the interior of the plant are still alive and it will survive just cover it up. police say when a thief busted into a parked car, he didn't just steal gifts. he stole presents intended for kids at oakland's children's hospital. kpix 5's mark kelly is in vallejo after the target. -- at the target. >> reporter: very disappointing myship. seems like something straight out of the grinch movie. today investigators are going to be back on the scene here at this target store in benicia. they want to take a closer look at that surveillance video. but the video they've already seen is enough to put a damper on anyone's christmas joy. benicia police say this surveillance video caught a man breaking into not one but three
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different cars early monday morning. >> in one of the videos you can actually see him putting pressure on the -- pry tools and then leaning into the window. and snapping the window. >> reporter: one of those cars belonged to marcie moriarty. >> i was just crushed and shock asked denver stated. >> reporter: moriarty had her car packed with difficults to donate to families at oakland's children's hospital. she regrets packing the gifts in the car the night before but she believed her neighborhood was safe. >> they would have had to open the door and come in. there was in way they could have just reached in and grabbed them. >> reporter: man then used a stolen gift card at this vallejo target. earning this suspect the enema mouse title only -- infamous title of grinch. there were $1,500 worth of toys and gifts in the back of that car. michelle? >> well, mark there's something positive that came out of this.
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>> reporter: if there's any silver lining to the story, michelle. it's the fact they were able to raise more money to buy more gifts so those families over at oakland's children's hospital. they will be able to open a gift come vis miss morning. >> that's good -- christmas morning. >> that's good to hear. and happening today an ordnance being promagglio ordonezzed in -- opposed in san francisco would -- proposed in san francisco would stop employers from asking applicants if they were ever convicted of a felony. known as ban the box, referring to job applications. the goal is to help exfelons break a cycle of crime. other headlines around the bay now. san francisco city leaders are looking to slow down tobacco sales. more than 12 million packs of cigarettes sold in the city last year. that's up from previous years. supervisor eric mahr hopes to introduce a bill next month to limit the. in places that sell cigarettes -- number of places that sell
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cigarettes. police in martinez hope the video will lead to the arrest of a thief here. it shows a man stealing a package from the front porch of a home on rolling hill bay. that happened during the evening of saturday, november 30th. down to the wire for holiday shopping. coming up great tech gifts for less than $50. >> the the market -- the market just opened up about ten minutes ago. let's get a quick look at the early numbers now. so far, everything is down. we'll get an update from kcbs radio's financial reporter jason brooks.
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graduate is about to become first woman to lead a major car company. here now i a stanford business school graduate is about to become the first woman to lead a major u.s. car company. >> and let's chat about it now.
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kcbs radio financial reporter jason brooks joins us on this tuesday. >> reporter: good morning. mary bara will reportedly be the next ceo at general motors replacing dan ackerson as you mentioned she will be the first woman to lead a major u.s. automaker. graduated from stanford's business school in 1990. she currently leads product development and global production for general motors and will take over. this coming as the federal government just sold its final shares of the company. bailed out gm for $9.5 million -- 49 .$5 billion five years ago and it turns out taxpayers will lose $10 billion on that deal. lesson number one in retail. don't disparage the customers. lululemon's founder and chairman chip wilson found that out when he said that some women's bodies aren't meant for a lululemon's yoga pants, that upset a lot of people out there. and his apology was half hearted at best. so he is stepping down as
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chairman and investors and customers like that news. the lululemon shares right now are up by 1%. market had some modst gains yesterday. let's see how it's doing this morning. another pretty quiet day on the economic front. dow dropping 22 points, nasdaq is down by 4. s and p is moving lower by 12 points. >> thank you. 6:45 now. busy day in traffic. liz? >> okay thank you guys, and we do have a new injury crash now coming in. this time in fremont. northbound 880 by that thornton avenue exit. one lane is blocked and we're seeing a little bit of slowing but mostly in the southbound direction is wait looks like, the -- what it looks like, the accident though is northbound. if you're continuing northbound for the morning drive, this is oakland and starting to get more crowded in lanes but so far no delays. between 238 and the mcarthur maze. and hey much better news now in hillsborough. san mateo county. we have reports of black ice, and a multicar accident. they issued a traffic alert
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earlier because a couple of lanes were blocked. they were able to reopen all lanes within the last you the minutes. some delays in the area. and there may still be some black ice. across the duran bridge it was reported and again near the black mountain road exit. be extra careful on 280 this morning. the bay bridge toll plaza. and meters lights have been on now for about 45 minutes. that's your latest kcbs traffic. for a couple for months until summer? oh boy it's been a while huh but that's going to change soon. although the cold air sitting overhead. high pressure now building up above and that is going to set the stage for some warmer temperatures ahead. still very cold this morning. 23 degrees in santa rosa right now. 27 in napa. 25 in concord and 29 in san jose. and also in livermore. by the afternoon, though, we'll see more sunshine and a slightly warmer temperature forecast. and in fact, looks like over the next few days high pressure
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going to be building in. and slow warming into the weekend. by latter part of the weekend moving well into the 60s and maybe even some 70s next week. well you can see the jeez play being put on right now. high pressure shoving the arctic air mass further to the east. i think another cold night tonight but not as colds into tomorrow morning. so as we head around san francisco, if you're headed out on the flight no delays expected there. moving across the country though, looks like it is going to be very very cold in spots. especially into chicago. partly cloudy skies. about 22 degrees, 36 in denver. and 49 in houston. 34 degrees and snow in new york. and yeah, folks if you're headed in that direction, a big snowstorm is sliding on through that and philadelphia you can see the snow coming down there. they're going to see a whole lot of snow in the next 24 hours here and very very white stuff coming their way. temperatures for us though, plenty of 50s outside by the afternoon. in fact maybe even mid 50s next couple of days and warm up the temperatures and maybe even getting into the upper 60s by the weekend.
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then maybe even some low 70s next week. here's the school cast for today. on theton junior high school and yeah we're looking at fremont. morning finance into the 30sdy lunchtime -- conditions into thes by lunchtime -- 30s by lunchtime recess. if you'd like to nominate the school for the kpix 5 school cast, go to kpix.com/schoolcast. that's the latest forecast guys. back to you. thank you lawrence. cool tech gifts can get a little pricey. >> they can. but cnet editor at large brian cooley is here and you have some best boys for the holidays under $50. >> i'm going to show you a list you can buy the entire list for under $100. this is really great. first of all, google chrome cast is one of my favorites, i've been using this at home. paid my own money for it so i know it works right. and what it does, it's basically one of the streaming tv boxes like a roku or apple tv but it will take anything you're watching on netflix or on youtube or on the google play store their video store and lets you take frit the phone and -- it from the phone and watch it on the tv now.
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just like a little repeater from here to the big screen. you're not sitting here in the house watching video on this. this becomes the remote control and it's where you search and buy the media. oh, yeah put this on the tv and it just sticks it there. >> it's a little box or something? >> the size of your thumb and sticks into the hdmi port on the back of the television. really simple to install. that's a great way to get someone into the future of -- there it is right there. the future of internet based tv. it's that little thing behind all the cables it's just that little -- looks like a usb drive. >> it does. >> only $35. >> i like that. >> really a way to revolutionize the tv for you. the nest one is the bell kin wireless movie receiver. a lot of folks are streaming into their car wirelessly. that's pretty common now. it's called bluetooth streaming and it's stereo. but the little box in the middle there can hook up to any home audio system and give you the same ability at home. you can sit there and may the music on it and it will appear on the home entertainment
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system. no cables. >> i need this because i have a stack of cds in my car: i hate to say it but i still use the cds. i know. i know. >> pandora. >> going to bring you up out of the '90s. how to move away from cds in your car. and the last one is you know, the young people you know today love two things. they love big headphones and they love retro desoon. these guys -- design. these guys nailed both. they have big design and over the ear which is the cool fashion these days and they're $35, the chrome cast is $35, the bell kin wireless receiver is $25 and those headphones are $35, under $100 out the door. >> you shop best buy, you go online? >> i typically go online but if you're at the store and you find the right price? you know do it. but what people do today is showroom and retailers hate this. you'll go to the store aisles, sitting with your phone and you're checking the actual product there to see is it a better price online and you may even order it when you're standing in the store. >> they love that. >> i know. but that -- that's the new
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reality. >> all right brian, well thanks so much and remember you can find more of brian cooley's tech watch segments on kpix.com/morning. time now for a look at what's coming up later on cbs this morning. >> and norah o'donnell joins us now live in new york with more on the big show. good morning. >> hey good morning to you frank and michelle. ahead we are in soweto as world leaders dignitaries and south africans all come together to honor the life and legacy of nelson mandela. we're going to have all the best moments from inside the service and around the city. plus, we want you to hear from the new head of american airlines. we know there's a new merger right? well what will it mean for ticket prices? and our frequent flyer miles? and -- construction toys looking to inspire a future generation of female engineers. the stanford educated ceo of goldie blox is right here in studio 57 because the news is back in the mornings, we'll see you guys at 7:00.
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we have a great show ahead. >> we will see you at 7:00. thanks. 6:51. coming up next new developments in the latest legal trouble for george zimmerman. why his girlfriend now claims police got it all wrong. >> and today the world bids its farewell to nelson mandela. thousands of people world dignitaries, celebrities gathered to celebrate the civil rights icon, we'll give you the highlights from the memorial service. ,, a subaru... ...are the hands that do good things for the whole community: the environment, seniors, kids, and animals. that's why we created the share the love event. by the end of this year, the total donated by subaru could reach 35 million dollars.
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bailout of general motors iw a thing of the past... and it wound up costing taxpayers billions. the five things to know now. the u.s. bailout of general motors is now a thing of the past. the treasury sold off the last of its shares of gm on monday. net loss for the taxpayers? $10billion. and just this morning, we
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learned general motors now plans to name its first woman ceo. mary bara is a stanford grad. the ntsb has postponed hearings into the use of technology in the cockpit that were supposed to start today. in july, three people died when an asiana airliner crash-landed short of the runway at san francisco international airport. the board is investigating whether the crew was rely on the computer to control air speed when in reality the computer had disengaged. for thes spent the night keeping an eye on the smoldering fire at a warehouse. the facility is off highway 101 right across from candlestick park. it started last night and mostly just the large pile of trash that burned and continued to smolder. in florida, george zimmerman's girlfriend has formally asked probation reports to drop -- prosecutors to drop a domestic violence case against him. -arrests -- he was arrested last month after the two had a heated fight. it's the latest brush with the law for zimmerman since his
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acquittal in the trayvon martin shooting death. they packed the south african soccer stadium by the thousands, the public memorial for nelson mandela ended just a short time ago. kpix 5's cate caugurian is live in the ruse no, ma'am now with -- newsroom now with more on the celebration of mr. mandela's life. >> reporter: frank a very heartfelt and joyous celebration. when president obama spoke, he called nelson mandela the last great liberator of the 20th century. the crowd of 90,000 people showed up on a rainy tuesday on johannesburg to bid farewell to the former president. the weather played no role in the atmosphere of today's ceremony. the group was singing and dancing to songs from the apartheid struggle. mr. obama delivered his eulogy emphasizing his journey continues as does struggle for equality. >> for around the world today, we still see children suffering
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from hunger and disease. we still see rundown schools. we still see young people without prospects for the future. around the world today, men and women have still in prison for their political beliefs and are still persecuted for what they look like and how they worship and who they love. that is happening -- >> the ceremony took place in the national soccer stadium where he made his first major speech after being released from prison in 1990. the leader and icon passed away last week at 95. before the world leader began their speeches today it was the south african who gave the most heartfelt tributes saying that mandela gay up his freedom for theirs, reporting live in the newsroom, cate caugurian, kpix 5. 280 is pretty dangerous right now. we just cleared that traffic alert approaching black mountainside. a new multi-- mountainside. a new multicar crash. now a report of a new spinout
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in the area. there was some black ice reported in the area and by the bridge as well. we know the crews busy trying to get some sand to clear out the roadway but in the meantime expect some delays and be extra careful. for your morning drive. these cool temperatures continue to cause problems. also westbound 237. leaving milpitas to the road. we're starting to see our usual delays now heading westbound. the commute is just gettingened way. b.a.r.t. has earlier problem but now system wide on time. and freezing temperatures out there again this morning. yep, the cold snap continues. 23 degrees now in the napa valley. 23 santa rosa. 28 in livermore and even 28 degrees in san jose. that is cold guys. but -- i think the next few days the temperatures will start to warm up. i think upper 60s by the end of o the weekend and maybe some 70s. >> thank goodness. >> that will feel good. >> heating bill is going to be so high this month. >> no kidding. >> that's going to do it. your next local update is at
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7:26. >> enjoy your tuesday everybody, we'll see you at noon. [ captions by: caption colorado, llc 800-775-7838 email: comments@captioncolorado.com ] ♪ good morning to our viewers in the west. it is tuesday, december 10th, 2013. welcome to "cbs this morning." nearly 100,000 people are gathered to say good-bye to nelson mandela. the moving scene under a rainy sky as crowds celebrate the man who liberated south africa. >> your democracy is his cherished legacy. the emotional words from president obama after an unprecedented pilgrimage of world lead toers soweto. new snow and rain snarling the travel, the storm impacting millions and the latest casualty, the federal government. we begin with today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds.

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