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>> a house party ends in disaster. bay area cops think a group of teens is to blame. from across the bay to around the world, the stories that matter on "kpix 5 news this morning." captions by: caption colorado >> shot by pavelski, for the hat trick! your realtime captioner is linda macdonald. good morning, everyone. i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. it's march 26. time now 6:00. and storm clouds moving in overnight. here we go again. a wet start to the day if you are just about to head out the door the rain is beginning to fall in spots. we have some heavy downpours outside, as well. and likely going to see that continue through this morning. but i think the bulk of it will come through the morning hours. you can see some of the heavier amounts of rainfall moving in through parts of the north bay but now some cells beginning to move a little further to the south. so headed out the door, going to see strong storm systems sliding through some heavy rainfall now into san
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francisco. some isolated thunderstorms, too. so it's wet out there now in spots. the temperatures mainly in the 50s. by the afternoon, the clouds going to break up a little bit. partly cloudy in the afternoon. still chance of some widely scattered showers but again, the heaviest rainfall coming through this morning. unfortunately, just in time for the commute. so a little bit wet out there on the roads, liz. we just spotted a few raindrops now falling on the san mateo bridge just within the last few minutes. so westbound and eastbound 92 traffic moving a little slower so just be extra careful as the rain continues to fall. it will continue to fall during the morning commute. mobile 2 drove through oakland on the nimitz no showers yet but it is coming so right now you can bet the weather rush. northbound 880 still moving at the speed limit for the most part only 15 minutes between 238 and the maze. southbound also looks good so far into hayward. so they have not activated the metering lights yet over at the bay bridge at least as of 30
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seconds ago when i last checked. they will likely turn them on here any minute at 6:01. we're seeing big delays already building in the cash lanes. so that's usually our first indicator that they are going to switch them on meaning backups in all lanes here pretty shortly. but better news in the fairfield cordelia area southbound 680 all lanes back open it was a solo spinout so the roads are slick in a lot of parts of the bay area. so our accident count is slightly higher than typical at this time of the morning. so far it hasn't been too bad especially in the south bay. northbound 101 still looks great coming out from morgan hill and 280 and the guadalupe parkway still moving at the speed limit. that's your latest "kcbs traffic." frank and michelle, back to you guys. >> thank you. happening today, governor jerry brown will attend the funeral for the mendocino county sheriff's deputy killed in a shootout a week ago today.
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ricky del fiorentino's service begins at 10 a.m. ricardo chaney allegedly killed a 79-year-old man in eugene, oregon, torched his house, carjacked a bmw headed south down to california. investigators say chaney shot and killed del fiorentino near fort bragg. the suspect was later killed by police. police in eugene are now trying to determine if chaney is linked to some other unsolved crimes. developing right now in washington state, eight more bodies are expected to be pulled out of that deadly mud slide today. kpix 5's cate caugiran is live in the newsroom withkpix 5's cate caugiran is live in the newsroom and the cate, we're also learning there were more.warnings the land was unstable. >> reporter: well, michelle, in fact we're getting mixed messages from washington state officials as this rescue effort continues. [ beeping ] >> reporter: according to "usa today" the director of snohomish county emergency management said they constantly reminded residents about a high risk for landslides. however, a few days ago that same official called this quote unforeseen claiming not to know
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about a government warning issued 15 years ago of a potential for catastrophe. meanwhile, rescue workers with search dogs and volunteers are picking through muddy debris and last night officials confirmed two more bodies were recovered from the pile. >> ally touch -- a little touch of life is what kills me. very sad. it's just something i knew it's something very personal. >> reporter: the rain soaked hillside collapsed saturday morning burying dozens of homes in oso, washington. search-and-rescue operations continued through the night on a lesser scale but they will ramp up add first light. cate caugiran, kpix 5. >> scores of people are still missing but they hope restoring power in a nearby town will allow some to call in and have their names removed from the list. there is one bright spot yesterday. a chocolate lab buddy was pulled from the rubble. there you go. his family actually heard him crying. he was covered in dirt, had a
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few gashes but shook it off and buddy is going to be okay. also developing today, malaysia's defense minister says a satellite has captured more than 100 objects floating in the indian ocean near the spot where flight 370 might have crashed. also today, australia's prime minister pledged his government will do all it can to find out exactly what happened to the malaysia plane that disappeared. families of 7 australian citizens and residents sat behind the leader during the speech. it's sort of like the nfl's version of no shoes no shirts no service. new rules approved last night for the game at the new 49ers stadium and some of these rules might surprise you. kpix 5 reporter joe vazquez has the list of the don'ts. >> reporter: once the new 49ers stadium is built, don't expect to treat it like the old one. this sort of thing throwing a football in the parking lot will be forbidden. maybe they are worried it will turn out like that commercial. >> which is why at liberty mutual insurance -- >> reporter: one big explosive
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mess. among the other items, specifically forbidden, no kegs or flasks. no bugles, air horns or other musical instruments. no fish or reptiles. and by the way, no weapons. >> a lot of these rules are just common sense. but if we don't have rules that are listed in the municipal code, then we can't enforce them. we just want the ability to be able to control behavior at the park. >> reporter: perhaps the most challenging law of all, no spilling. no spilling the chili from your chili dog, no spilling your nachos, and especially no spilling the beer. >> he is able to get by anthony davis at right tackle and he is the one who gets it loose. >> reporter: let's just hope the same law doesn't apply to the players. joe vazquez, kpix 5. >> how can you not play football in the parking lot?! list of no-no's is rather long. find them all at other news now, 6:06, 7 people were hurt when two cars
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crashed overnight in san francisco. kpix 5 reporter anne makovec at the scene now of this developing story here in the city. >> reporter: van ness is reopened now. it's a busy artery here in san francisco. a traffic signal was knocked down on van ness just some of the damage done last night in this accident. a lot of questions about the chain of events. 7 people are taken to the hospital. this is video taken right after the accident happened around 12:30 a.m. when paramedics arrived to help the 7 injured. one of the vehicles crossed the center divide on van ness and hit the other one but police are still trying to figure out who was driving. >> the girl has blood on her face and she was panicked. a girl standing in front here, they just say, oh, they might stole the car so once they hit the car they just all the people who are in the car just ran away.
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>> reporter: the witness said several people ran from the scene of the accident. but they were all rounded up overnight and again a lot of them taken to the hospital. police are still working on their report right now. they're at the hospital talking to some of the people who were injured trying to figure this all out. live in san francisco, anne makovec, kpix 5. >> how badly were they injured? >> reporter: no life- threatening injuries. so everybody is going to be okay. >> thank you, anne makovec live for us in san francisco. the deadline to sign up for obamacare has been extended. but it only applies if you have already started that signup process. the administration says make no mistake, open enrollment ends on monday the 31st. the extended deadline is only for people with extenuating circumstances. republicans are using the extension to fire back now at the law. >> take obamacare. i think it's clear to just about everybody maybe except the president that it's just not working.
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>> the white house says more and more americans are checking out the website had more than a million visitors on monday alone. "covered california" hasn't decided whether to give an extension. california has already exceeded its goal of signing up one million people. palo alto police hope you recognize two suspects.caught on camera ransacking a house. this picture is from the house that was broken into on monday. the owner took it from her video surveillance system. you can see at least two men inside. police surrounded the home after the break-in monday night. after about five hours, the s.w.a.t. team went in but the suspects had left. . happening today, a once burned-out blackened restaurant in san francisco will re-open. raging flames gutted the restaurant in october 2012 when a building next door caught fire. the building had a million dollars in property loss but after 17 months and a face-lift of floors and interior design, mayor lee will cut the ribbon to the brand-new squat and gobble. some 16,000 teachers and students in the state will get a big thank you for their
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community service today. the first-ever we day california is being hosted at oracle arena. the event features top name entertainers and speakers like selina gomez, seth rogan and magic johnson. we day is an initiative of free the children to inspire students in the u.s., canada and uk to get involved in local and global service issues. time now 6:10. facebook may be jumping off the flat screen very soon. how the company's latest business venture could lead to the facebook of the future. >> the backstreet boys could be making a comeback. who the '90s boy band is trying to team up with and get back on stage. >> hi-def doppler tracking a storm system right now. we are seeing some heavy downpours. we could even see some thunderstorms. details coming up. >> and about 10 minutes ago the metering lights were switched on over at the bay bridge toll plaza. so now the backups extend throughout all the lanes. we'll tell you how far the delays go coming up. but first, we want to know what drives you crazy during your
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commute. ask a question or share a gripe by emailing or tweet me at #ewengerkpix and watch to see if your question gets answered on air. we'll be right back. ,,,,,,,,
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it gives you options based on your budget -- it's a piece of cake. i was told there would be cake. get a free quote at the menlo park facebook is spending $2 billion to jump into the world of virtual reality. the menlo park company is buying oculus a virtual reality company out of irvine, california. they make a gaming headset that responds to your head movement. you see it here. facebook says the technology can be used for more than just gaming. it can enhance communication, entertainment and education, as well. facebook is trending this morning. also trending, gwyneth paltrow. she and chris martin announced their breakup yesterday. backstreet boys, apparently the
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'90s boy band is in talks with the spice girls to launch a worldwide reunion tour. paul walker, a new report says speed caused the crash that ended his life last year. the car was going between 80 and 93 miles per hour. and get this, doggie clothes that comes with matching human merchandise. we don't know at this point, it's very possible it's the setup for an elaborate april fool's joke. apparently last year they did something very similar. >> but if you have a dog and you want to style him out -- >> i guess. and then have matching leggings. >> i guess. >> whatever. >> remember, you can tomorrow us on twitter at #cbssf. >> what do you think, liz? >> are there pictures online? >> american eagle you said? check it out? maybe they are slimming? walter could use slimming for cats. outside we have chain requirements actually for the sierra if you are planning a trip out of town.
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so this may not be the morning to head up to tahoe right now. but there are chain requirements if you are. it looks like on highway 50 twin bridges to meyers, and on interstate 880 this morning from kingvale to donner lake. and as lawrence said the showers are going to continue so it could be a wet snowy commute even in some parts. also still dealing with ace train delays about 15 minutes late. this is just impacting ace train number 1. so far bart on time no delays. ferry and caltrain also moving at the limit. so everything is quiet there as far as mass transit goes. on the roads though got some slick conditions continuing on the richmond/san rafael bridge. headlights are moving westbound into marin county and everything still moving at the speed limit even though drivers should take it a little extra slow there as well as the eastshore freeway. we are not really seeing much rain right now in our camera anyway in richmond. this is westbound 80 approaching carlson. our sensors are picking up a few slowdowns though if you are coming out of pinole. and then once you get into
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berkeley actually traffic looks okay into emeryville. westbound 580 from tracy into livermore, this drive time pretty typical for this time of the morning, too. about a half hour between the altamont pass and 680. that's a check of your latest "kcbs traffic." here's lawrence with more on the west commute to work. a lot of showers heavy downpours beginning to show up sow heading out be extra careful on the roads. our hi-def doppler radar has been tracking this storm system. look at all yellow and red showing up outside ride now even the possibility we could see some thunderstorms embedded in some of these systems so be careful out the door. look at the cells now just about to push into san francisco into the sunset. look at that impressive cell that's now just about make its way onshore. we could see some thunderstorms with some of these as they move through. so not only downpours and lightning strikes but some gusty winds to go along with that. the rain will continue to slide on through and looks like the bulk of it at least the heaviest comes through this morning and then i think as we head toward the middle of the day, things begin to taper off maybe a little sunshine and couple of rainbows into the
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afternoon. so partly cloudy in the latter part of the day. the temperatures going to stay cool. but we're not done with the rain. there is more wet weather coming in our direction as the storm door is open. the trough of low pressure is continuing along the west coast. that's ushered in the rain today. then more is going to be headed in our direction probably some showers continuing into thursday. and another storm over the weekend. if you plan to travel around the state be extra careful. stormy weather outside today. you heard liz mention chain requirements in the sierra nevada. a lot of snow up there and it's just heading up there now maybe one to two feet across the higher peaks. snow level dropping down to about 5,000 feet so yeah, the roads going to be a little tough to get on up there throughout the day today and tomorrow, as well. all right. timing out the system here, looks like the heaviest comes through about 10:00, 11:00 and then we get in the afternoon more widely scattered showers. that will continue right into thursday. and looks like then things begin to shift a little further to the north into thursday afternoon. temperature-wise we'll see some 50s and some 60s. toward the afternoon, though,
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looking good. sunrise today 7:04. sunset at 7:27. and as you look out the next couple of days, very unsettled and possibly wet weather. another storm saturday and another one monday. >> back to winter. >> i guess so. >> we need proof it's raining. last time we checked in with anne, i think that was the proof. >> don't you this? i. >> looks wet out there, anne. >> reporter: yeah. it's been coming down even more heavily since you last saw me. it's not my favorite assignment to be standing here telling you that it's raining. but since we have had such a dry winter, we really can't complain. it was definitely another chance to pull out the highly fashionable rain boots. but you can see here on the corner of geary and van ness, the roads are very wet. there's some ponding and pooling that can be expected on local roadways all around the bay area today as this rain gathers this morning. so be aware of it as you head out for your morning commute. and also be aware to bring your
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hat, bring your hood, bring your boots, umbrella, whole shabang, because it's really coming down. that's all i have for ya on that subject. it's wet. >> it is wet. but good advice about the boots, umbrella and coat. all right. well, it's winter weather in the sierra nevada this morning, as well. there is a winter weather advisory for the lake tahoe area through 5:00 tomorrow morning. it could get up to a foot of snow in some areas this morning so chain requirements are up. that includes interstate 80 from kingvale to donner lake and highway 50 from twin bridges to meyers. >> a house party ends in flames. the bay area teens facing big trouble after a wild party gets too hot to handle. good morning, everyone. why did the warriors fire an assistant coach? i'm dennis o'donnell. the hat trick at the tank. we'll drop the puck coming up. you can e-mail your nominato >> and what's cool about your school? you can email your nomination to us at we may come and feature your feature your school on the show. school on the show. we'll be right back. ks taking on the
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good morning, everybody. stanford coach johnnie dawkins' son is being recruited by the dayton flyers which stanford will play tomorrow in the sweet sixteen. now, the question is, will dayton's coach make his recruiting pitch right under dad's nose? >> i don't think that will happen. i think both will be focused on the task at hand but it is a neat thing that he is being recruited by them and the success they're having. he really likes them. he is in a good place. you know, he had a real good year. i'm happy and proud of him. warriors coach mark jackson canned his assistant brian scalabrine with a month to go in the regular season for what jackson calls philosophical differences. stay tuned on that.
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at edmonton adam took a puck off the finger in the second period. the extent of the injury so gruesome we can't show you the video. his finger was almost severed. the game 2-0 oilers and then pavelski scores tying the game. sharks score three goals in the second period. third period, sharks up 4-1. pavelski two goals and again the hat trick for little joe. his third of the season. and the sharks win 5-2. buster posey should he be the giants third baseman replacing pablo sandoval? check out my blog on and vern glenn tonight in memphis with his blue suede shoes. see you tonight, everybody. okay, dennis, thanks. play of the day some hockey. blackhawks and the dallas stars. chicago on the power play when andrew shaw from his knees with a backhander puts it in the neck.
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your realtime captioner is linda macdonald. steard families of the missing in the dead -- families of the missing and dead in the mud slide in washington looking for answers. >> we have metering lights, cars and wet weather coming towards the bay bridge toll plaza. it means a long wait to get on the span. your latest travel times we'll have them for you coming up. good morning. it's wednesday, march 26. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. time now 6:30. all of a sudden we're seeing a lot of rain in all parts of the bay area this morning. >> that's right. for more let's go live to anne makovec in san francisco with your rain boots on, anne. >> reporter: yeah. i have the glamorous job of standing in the rain to tell you all what it's doing and what it looks like to be really wet because it is coming down for the last couple of hours increasingly so i'm on the
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corner of geary and van ness here in san francisco. a lot of water here on the roads behind me. the storm drain is clear but, you know, since it hasn't rained in a couple of weeks significantly, some of the drains around the area might be clogged. so that's something to be aware of as you're heading out for your morning commute. again, i know i'm stating the obvious. but these are things we have to be reminded of because we're not used to rain. here on the corner of geary and van ness there's a traffic light out. you can see that mess over there. that is because of a traffic accident earlier today. so you're going to want to leave some extra time and remember, bring your boots. bring your hat. be prepared for what is going to be a wet morning ahead. frank and michelle, back to you. >> what about the boots shot? we didn't see them. >> reporter: bring it on. these are my boots. might not be seeing them for the rest of the season. yes. mm-hm. so i was glad i was able to get some use out of them this winter here we are. >> you may need them for the
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next week. okay, anne, thanks. let's get right over to lawrence. you said the rain was coming and here it is. >> here it is. we are seeing some heavy downpours around the bay area continuing to expect that throughout the morning hours. by the afternoon things begin to become more widely scattered but check out your hi-def doppler radar this morning. you see the yellows and the reds outside right now. a very strong storm system sliding into san francisco at this time. we have had some reports now of some hail but look at that cell now making its way through san francisco. you saw how wet anne was getting out there right now. we could very well see a lightning strike out of the system as we have some hail out there right now. that's a signature of a thunderstorm rolling on through the bay area right now. so that's what we're watching very closely for this morning. then i think as we get into the afternoon, well, we'll catch which couple of breaks maybe a little sunshine but the temperatures going to stay cool mainly in the 50s and the 60s still plenty more rain to come. let's check the roads with elizabeth. thank you, lawrence. you saw anne getting drenched. we are seeing a lot of cars getting drenched, as well. you need your windshield wipers in some parts of the bay area
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including across the bay area westbound 92 slick heading to foster city. metering lights switched on at 6 a.m. so now we are stacked up beyond the overcrossing so it's busy this morning. there was a high wind advisory in effect for the bay bridge canceled earlier but again the roads are pretty slick so drivers, take it extra slow all across the span. so you will to want to give yourself some extra time to get to work if you do want to get there on time. here's a live look at the nimitz. northbound and southbound 880, now while the freeway is slick now, we didn't see that even a half lure ago. drivers still okay if you are heading toward your downtown oakland exit and in the south bay, here's a live look 101 traffic a little sluggish approaching that mckee exited. guadalupe parkway and 280 however still moving at the speed limit. ace has been behind schedule all morning. they are delayed by about 12 minutes. there was some earlier freight train traffic leaving stockton. so that's what's causing the
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holdup. it's just for ace train number one. ace train number 3 on time as well as bart. that's your latest "kcbs traffic." back to you guys. >> thank you, liz. rescue crews from northern california are ready to go up to washington state in the wake of that deadly mud slide. sacramento's urban search-and- rescue team on standby right now to be deployed to the disaster area. crews have loaded specialized rescue gear on to their big rigs so they are ready to roll if they can get the call for help to help out on that very difficult search. the access and the footing is going to be difficult. early reports back from the washington team are that even the search dogs are having difficulty getting some of the areas that are getting stuck in the mud. >> the body of a navy commander who is the son of a yolo county man was recovered yesterday. his wife is still missing. kpix 5's cate caugiran following the developments out of washington state. search and rescue crews are expected to pull out eight more bodies out of the deadly mud slide later today. >> reporter: a lot of work ahead. as that happens, we are also getting very mixed or different
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messages from state officials over residents or if residents were aware of the risk and as they sort that out, one northern california family is mourning of loss of one of their own. the family of a decorated navy officer found his house destroyed by the massive landslide last weekend. >> they found his uniforms and his officers sword and then he broke up and he couldn't talk no more. >> reporter: after days without another sign, his father didn't know what to think. >> you know, they might find him or he might --i don't know. i'm just hoping against hope. >> reporter: the body of the commander was found by his brothers tuesday. his name added to the rising death toll. meanwhile, rescue workers with search dogs and volunteers picked through muddy debris at times with their bare hands. what they're finding is disturbing. >> a little touch of life for us what killed me. i can see houses destroyed all day and go that's sad. but it's something that's very personal -- >> reporter: heavy equipment was brought to help clear the wreckage amid rainy conditions. last night officials confirmed two more bodies were recovered from the pile. >> we have located another
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eight fatalities. however, we have not recovered those at this time. >> reporter: the rain-soaked hillside collapsed saturday morning burying dozens of homes in oso, washington. 13-year-old james mead was with a group who became surrounded by mud and falling trees. >> i just all of a sudden froze and i'm, like, oh, i'm going to die right now. it's reaching me right now. >> reporter: in nearby arlington, people are praying for the more than 100 still missing and hoping for a miracle. yesterday emergency management leaders say they constantly warned residents about the threat of landslide but that same official said this disaster was, quote, unforeseen and said he was not aware of a government report issued 15 years ago warning them about the potential for catastrophe. reporting live in the newsroom, cate caugiran, kpix 5. >> search-and-rescue operations continued throughout the night on a lesser scale but will ramp up at first light this morning.
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teenagers are accused of breaking into an unoccupied mountain view home to throw raging parties and now police have a warning for those who were there when the house caught fire. they say, turn yourself in or expect an officer with a warrant to knock on your door. they have already arrested 14 teenagers. 12 juveniles and two 18-year- olds. the parties happened this month at a family's home while they were out of town. >> somebody found out that the family was gone and that nobody was home at the house. -- a juvenile broke into the house, decided to have a party. >> police wonder why they didn't hear from neighbors about the noisy parties. i'm kiet do with a follow- up report on san jose's bikini bars. it's an issue that we have been covering for years. and the situation is getting a little better. that's coming up in a live report. >> all right, kiet. and the market opened up a few minutes ago. take a look at the early numbers. and so far, out of the gate, in
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a positive way, up nearly 70 points. crunch the numbers much more with kcbs radio's financial reporter jason brooks coming up next. >> good news getting some rain this morning. that will keep the pollen count down but as the weather improves, it begins to soar again into the weekend. we'll have your weekend forecast coming up in just a few minutes. ,, ,,,,,,,,
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headed out the door it is a stormy start to the day and temperatures going to be cooler. that rain on and off this morning. then becoming partly cloudy by the afternoon, couple of rainbows still some wandering showers moving on through. and maybe an isolated thunderstorm. a little bit warmer in the south bay but even there we are going to keep things fairly cool. 62 degrees in san jose. you will see a lot of 60s in the east bay where this morning, we're picking up some pretty good rainfall early on but those downpours continuing on and off until about 11:00 and then beginning to taper off.
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in the north bay, we're looking at cool temperatures into ukiah. 57 degrees. 58 in clearlake. if you head to san francisco today, well, it will be wet on and off through the morning hours. about 60 degrees. well, facebook is putting down a couple of billion dollars for a cup that might have had the next big thing in videogames. here's kcbs radio's financial reporter jason brooks. mr. zuckerberg a busy man. >> reporter: certainly it. he has been on a buying spree of late. the big purchase. "whatsapp" recently and now spending $2 billion for oculus which makes a virtual reality headset. this is not for public use yet. facebook says the company has order for about 75,000 development kits for the oculus but mark zuckerberg wants to use it initially for gaming purposes as you can see right there. then eventually, expand it to other social networking platforms such as communications and education. other companies also working on
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it. sony has its own virtual reality head sed for the playstation 4 and microsoft is reportedly working on one for xbox 1. we have an ipo out today. the maker of candy crush saga king digital priced its shares and raised about a half billion dollars as it goes public today. the candy crush saga game was the most downloaded app in 2013. and the company is hoping to go off of that popularity with its ipo. the stock market off to a positive start looking for a second straight winning session. let's check the big board. the dow is up by 77 points. nasdaq gaining 22. s&p up by 8 points. king digital not yet trading but zynga is down 4% on that. back to you guys. >> all right, jason brooks from kcbs news, thanks. only on kpix 5, san jose is cleaning up and shutting down bikini bars. since we first reported the problem in november, the number of those businesses has decreased.
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still, as kpix 5 reporter kiet do tells us, illegal businesses continue to pop up. we must warn you some of these images are explicit. ♪[ music ] reporter: the last time we showed you galaxy bar and restaurant, it was the lap dance capital of the south bay. all that bumping and grinding cost just 20 bucks. galaxy raked in thousands of dollars a night turning san jose into a mecca of illegal adult entertainment. but after our november report, the state department of alcoholic beverage control and san jose police turned up the pressure. galaxy was suspended for 30 days and shut down. how much did our story influence you? >> your story really brought to light that it's happening in more frequency than we see. >> reporter: four months ago when we showed councilmember javier campos our hidden camera footage he had no idea his districts was home to some of the worst offenders. >> shocked! you know, that looks like a strip club. >> reporter: san jose's scantily clad waitresses have gotten increasingly raunchy over the years. lingerie was followed by nudity
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and the crime wasn't far behind. two people have been shot and killed at vietnamese cafes, the most recent victim a well liked engineer last summer. campos has now made it a priority to investigate citizen complaints. his main weapon? code enforcement officers who make surprise visits and cite establishments for smoking, gambling, tinted windows and nude servers. when the twin palms cafe opened up along capitol expressway in east san jose, advertising good- looking waitresses and restricted customers to 18 and over, neighbors complained. code enforcement officers stopped by and shortly after twin palms closed its doors for good. >> my message to them is, you know, don't do it in san jose. if you are going to open a cafe, open a cafe. but we don't want businesses that masquerade themselves and really they're fronts for gogo nightclubs. >> reporter: san jose police say it's unrealistic to completely eliminate nudity and illegal lap dances in the city.
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>> and it's just something that we're going to have to continually be on the lookout for and manage as it appears. >> reporter: and the management at galaxy did not return my phone calls. they have since reopened as paradise and because they were one of the worst offenders in the city, probably the worst, you can bet that the authorities will be watching them very, very closely. back to you. >> well, kiet, what changes have san jose police noticed about these bikini bars and cafes, overall? >> reporter: so they are saying that generally they have noticed it the 40-something bikini bars in san jose are closing on time and that they are all kind of knowing that san jose police are --they have a heightened awareness of and they are staying vigilant. they do say that there are these illegal underground clubs that keep popping up they describe its a game of whack 'em, they pop up and have to stamp them out. councilmember campos will be pushing the council for more budget for more code enforcement officers. >> thank you, kiet do.
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6:46 now. it's wet out there but liz says i guess not to be, huh? >> yeah. i mean sparks our accident count goes chp is working 17 different incidents which is not crazy abnormal for a rainy day and no big hot spots. if you are traveling southbound 680 there was an accident reported near willow pass. not even sure if it's blocking lanes. so overall, we are seeing some slowdowns on southbound 680 maybe a little bit slower than normal. but again, it could be a whole lot worse and as lawrence has been talking about the rain is going to continue to fall really through much of the morning commute. so heads up. this may be the best of it right now. westbound highway 4 definitely sluggish right now from pittsburg all the way into concord. you can see some of those speeds some below 20 miles per hour in the westbound lanes in the commute direction. to the south bay now, and in mountain view northbound 85 at 237, this was a solo car spinout. looks like they already cleared it out of our chp reports. so that is no longer an issue
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this morning. 101 is a little slow though as you approach mckee coming into san jose. bay bridge traffic stacked up into the macarthur maze. that's your latest "kcbs traffic." with the forecast, here's lawrence. >> been an active morning a lot of rain coming down in spots now. heavy downpours. check out your hi-def doppler radar, lots of yellows, some oranges, even some reds showing up outside right now. but boy, we had some very strong cell moving through san francisco. look at that one off the coastline. just about to head into south san francisco likely to bring some heavy rainfall maybe some more hail. we have had some reports of hail this morning, as well. we could see isolated thunderstorms. so a wild morning. the afternoon the bulk of the moisture comes through and by the afternoon maybe some partly cloudy skies and the temperatures still going to be on the cool side but the rain becoming more widely scattered. still we have more wet weather on the horizon and in fact another storm expected to move in for the weekend.
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but between now and then, more rain is on the way. the storm door is open. the trough of low pressure along the west coast, that's going to keep things going and unsettled and wet probably into tomorrow then that rain line may shift further to the north on friday. around the state, you're looking at some showers so if you are traveling today be very careful and in the high country, lots of snow. you need some chains to get up there today and they are going to see maybe one to two feet of snow between now and thursday. snow level 5,000 feet. maybe 2 to 4" right there at lake level. timing out your storm system for you moving through this morning, then as we head in toward the middle of the day, things begin to taper off into the afternoon. just more widely scattered showers still some brief downpours but likely seeing some rainbows, too. then tomorrow morning maybe a couple of leftover raindrops but then things begin to settle down. temperatures expected to be in the 50s and the 60s keeping you cool with the showers today. more unsettled weather to come. chance of some thunderstorms, as well. and then it looks like another storm dropping in on saturday. another one again on monday. maybe showers into tuesday. it just keeps coming. >> do you have 7 mock
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turtlenecks? >> i have them all lined up all the same color. >> all black. >> all right. thank you. time now for a look at what's coming up later on "cbs this morning." >> gayle king joins us live in new york one more time. good morning, how are you? >> reporter: could you guys please let mother nature know that it's spring? we want sunshine. clear skies. could you pass the word? i was listening to your forecast. hello frank and michelle. good to see you. we're in washington state with the growing death toll from that horrible massive mud slide. and there are new stories of survival today. we have a physicist in studio 57 with the look at the other areas across the country most at risk for a slide. plus seth doane is in malaysia where that announcement was made that more than 100 objects possibly related to flight 370 were spotted on satellite. we're also on board a search plane this morning as crews fly through rough weather trying to find the wreckage off of australia's coast. and a bay area leader in the
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farm-to-table movement talks to her younger self about overcoming challenges and reaching the height of success. we're talking of course about chef alice waters of berkeley chez panisse. she shares her note to settlement. into us is back in the morning. we'll see you at 7:00. >> all right. >> reporter: back to you two, you guys. >> all right. thank you. 6:51 now. for the first time in weeks, a big batch of snow is blanketing the sierra just in time for the weekend and you know the skiers are loving that. so is sean bennett up early from our sister station at kovr at donner summit with the very latest. sean. >> reporter: hey, good morning, frank and michelle. yeah, ideal conditions up here if you are going to come up skiing perhaps today, tomorrow, over the next couple of days because it is glorious out here. we have a little bit of the lull of the actual snowfall at donner summit but the parking lot is covered. more of the chunky icy snow. you will be able to tell by the wind pattern just how smooth and kind of icy this snow is.
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you can hear it probably with my gloves. kind of whisping over the top of it. you guys talking about the powder to go skiing and snowboarding? this is the kind of good powder that we normally get to see up here so if you are coming up we are going to be seeing chain control at kingvale. cars and trucks are lined up making a straight line. they are on and they are secure. caltrans has their vehicle in the middle of the intersection making sure they are on or else they will not let you proceed on the eastbound side perhaps going to truckee or into reno this morning. they go from kingvale to the donner lake interchange probably about six or seven miles or so of chain control and then they are lifted. so it's cold up here and it's super windy gusts up to about 45 miles an hour up here at the summit. and the temperature a brisk 20 degrees. a little different up here than it is i'm sure for you guys in downtown san francisco. frank, michelle, back to you guys. >> all right, sean. thank you. new clues this morning in the
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[monotone] she says, "switch to progressive and you could save hundreds." call or click today. five things to know at the :55. the search for life continues in washington following a deadly weekend mud slide. more than a dozen people are confirmed dead, scores still missing. a multinational search for a missing malaysian airliner resumes today in the indian ocean off southwestern australia. french satellites have captured new images of at least 122 potential objects from flight 370. president obama's administration will give some extra time now to some
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americans to complete their enrollment in the federal healthcare program. this applies to those who started the process but won't have time to get it done by the march 31 deadline. 6 people were rushed to the hospital overnight after this crash at van ness and geary in san francisco. police tell us the woman driving a chrysler sedan caused the crash then took off. but officers caught up with her. and there's a winter weather advisory for the lake tahoe area through 5:00 tomorrow morning. they could get a foot of snow in some areas. chain requirements are up if you are heading that way, chain up. outside now live with roberta gonzales tracking the rain in san francisco. >> reporter: good morning. let me tell you exactly why you should listen to lawrence karnow and your entire kpix 5 weather team. this particular weather app i have on my mobile device says a 50% chance of rain today. i'm standing in your 50% chance of rain. okay? take a look at the embarcadero right now.
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we're over .10" of rain -- where over .10" of rain has fallen over the last 24 hours. the water is clearly ponding on the roads but it is not slowing people down. they have been racing up and down embarcadero this morning not giving themselves enough braking distance. you have to keep in mind with the ponding on the roadway, that braking becomes very sketchy in situations like this. we also took mobile weather over the bay bridge over the golden gate bridge the most problematic areas there happens to be the very gusty winds out of the south that continue to gust up to 20 to 25 miles per hour right now here in san francisco those winds are kind of flattening out about 10 miles per hour but nevertheless, it is a wet wednesday morning commute. mobile weather bringing you all the live details from the embarcadero. please give yourself some extra time and take is slow on the roads. reporting for mobile weather, roberta gonzales, kpix 5. and rain continues to fall over at the bay bridge, as well. we just spotted this tweet from "kcbs traffic." there's been an accident just
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reported on the lower deck. it's eastbound before you reach the island. that accident is blocking the two right lanes. we are seeing some big sized delays now leaving san francisco heading into oakland the other direction commute directs traffic is backed up into the maze. also in the east bay westbound 4 really slow from bay point. it's because of an earlier stall. they did clear that other accident though southbound 680 approaching willow pass. we are still seeing big backups from 242 and also there's chain requirements in the sierra on highway 50 and interstate 80. lawrence? >> lots of rain around the bay area and guys i am loving it today. hi-def doppler radar showing you that rain outside some heavy storms now making their way into san francisco. we have already had some reports of some hail into san francisco. see that red off the coastline? that could be another thunderstorm headed in our direction. temperatures by the afternoon the 50s and the 60s. skies becoming partly cloudy. more rain is on the way on and often for the next five to serve days. >> no more coffee for you. >> before we go we want to say
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good-bye to our executive producer leslie martin. she is leaving us. we'll miss her and she has done great things on the show. have a great day. captions by: caption colorado good morning to our viewers in the west. it is wednesday, march 26th, 2014. welcome to "cbs this morning." heartbreak and triumph in the landslide disaster near seattle. new pictures show crews saving a child as the death toll climbs. more than 100 potential objects spotted in the hunt for flight 370. n the air with searchers. plus, a nascar makeover. the unlikely drivers helping put new faces in the stands. we begin this morning with a look at "today's eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. >> some objects appear to be bright, indicating solid material. >> new satellite clues in the search for flight 370. malaysian officials say they have spotted


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