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the photojournalist was on assignment for nbc news. he is now the fourth american to contract ebola. >> one -- oh, wow! [ laughter ] >> oh!! >> a silicon valley company has unveiled what they hope will be the world's fastest electric car. renovo motors plans to build about 10 cars a year in its garage in campbell. from across the bay to around the world, the stories that matter on "kpix 5 news this morning." captions by: caption colorado email@example.com good morning, i'm michelle griego. >> i'm brian hackney. frank is off today. we're continuing to follow breaking news in san francisco's bayview neighborhood. a broken water main has flooded several homes in the area of key avenue and keith street. it was a 12" pipe that broke about midnight. crews have shut off the water and the fire department is on the scene helping neighbors with the flooding. >> all the homeowners have come out who help. they have brought lumber and we are trying to divert the water
to the street. >> no word on the cause of the break. the city's public utilities commission says about half a dozen homes have water damage. several homes are without water service this morning. we have developments this morning on the ebola outbreak and it's hitting close to home. an american news crew with bay area connections is evacuated from africa after the cameraman was infected with ebola! and dr. nancy snyderman from kpix 5, she is a medical correspondent for cbs news, dr. snyderman is fine. it's a 33-year-old american photojournalist working with her who is infected. she is a medical correspondent for nbc news. they were on assignment in liberia. kpix 5's andria borba reports, nbc has chartered a plane to bring them home. >> reporter: the 33-year-old photojournalist joined dr. snyderman in the liberian capital of monrovia tuesday. she said she and the photo journalist actual will had their temperatures taken at a checkpoint while moving from
one part of liberia to another which has become standard operating procedure there. >> his temperature was normal. my temperature was normal. as the day went on, he started to feel just a tired little achy. >> reporter: the photojournalist who had been working in africa for three years went home early and called snyderman that night with a fever. he self-quarantined and went to a doctors without borders clinic first thing in the morning. >> and he was checked for malaria, which is very common here. and then also tested positive for ebola and he is being kept in the clinic there right now. >> reporter: these are pictures of dr. snyderman and her crew checking out clinics in liberia in full protective gear. >> so we will be taking our temperatures twice a day, checking in with each other, and if any one of us suddenly spikes a fever or gets symptoms, we will report ourselves to the authorities. >> reporter: andria borba, kpix 5. >> the photojournalist will be treated here in the united
states. dr. snyderman says that she and everybody else will self- quarantined for 21 days just out of caution. in dallas a man with ebola remains in isolation at a hospital. thomas duncan had been in liberia. health officials delivered food to the four people still quarantined inside two dallas apartments. duncan spent time with those people after arriving from africa. if they leave those apartments, they will be arrested. duncan could also be arrested if liberia officials decide he lied about having been in contact with an ebola patient. 3 minutes after 6:00 on this friday morning. let's be the first to say "thank god it's friday!" here's liz. >> yes, its a friday community. overall, the community has been looking "friday light." it is a "spare the air" day so if you want to save the air you can use mass transit. everything is on time. ace trains 1 and 3 behind by a few minutes but no delay noted.
43 trains on bart are problem- free. here's a live look at a congested busy bay bridge toll plaza. they turned the metering lights on right around 5:45. and so it's kind of a usual commute right now heading into the city from the east bay. stacking up close to the foot of the maze past the overcrossing at 880/237. still clear if you are a silicon valley driver. that's your latest traffic. all right. it's going to be the hottest day of the week. >> i think so. we are going to see temperatures soaring again along the coastline around the entire bay area. the offshore winds continuing this morning. and the skies are nice and clear outside. out the door we go, we can see those skies clear all the way to the beaches. and well, it's going to stay that way. 80s along the coastline. some 90s inside the bay. mid-90s in the warmest valleys. it is clear out over the bay. the temperatures have been something else in parts of the bay area. 66 degrees now in san francisco. very, very mild. 59 in san jose. a little cool, 52 in santa rosa. this afternoon, though, it is all about those warm temperatures. 92 in san jose. 87 degrees in pacifica. and about 89 degrees in san
francisco. changes are coming for the weekend. we'll have more on that coming up. >> all right. thank you, elizabeth. a potentially deadly disease hitting children in a number of states has shown up in the bay area. kpix 5's anne makovec joins us from children's hospital oakland where some young patients are being treated. anne. >> reporter: and there are a lot of patient privacy rules at play here but from what we understand, there are still two children being treated here at children's hospital oakland for enterovirus d-68. it has now infected about 500 children across the u.s. symptoms similar to the common cold, but it can hit harder in combination with other conditions like asthma. four kids who contracted it have died. it's unclear exactly what role the enterovirus played in their deaths. more than a dozen others have experienced acute muscle weakness similar to polio and doctors are still researching whether or not they are connected. >> all of them can mutate and
do quite regularly. but will it become something that's going to cause somewhat of an epidemic or pandemic? that's probably unlikely. >> reporter: the latestcasion of partial paralysis is in san diego. doctors are not releasing any specifics about three local cases here in the bay area, just that two are from alameda county and one from solano. san francisco is investigating a possible case of its own. right now, there is no known prevention vaccine for this. and also no specific treatment. michelle and brian? >> anne, if the number of cases goes up, when can we expect to get that information? >> reporter: those numbers will come in slowly over the next several days or weeks. it's difficult for health officials right now because there are only a few public health labs equipped to test these samples. and then it takes about 2.5 weeks for the results to come back. live in oakland anne makevoc, kpix 5. >> if your child is sick, you can check the symptoms at kpix.com. those four teenagers
accused of using golf clubs to slaughter more than 900 chickens apparently the teenagers are all related. the chickens were killed on september 20th at a foster farms facility in caruthers in fresno county. one suspect is identified as 18- year-old gabriel quintero of riverdale. the other through are juveniles so their -- the other three are juveniles so their names haven't been released. they were arrested. >> i don't know if this is just a whim stupid kids they didn't think. or if there's more to it. >> sheriff's department says the chatter on social media helped lead them to the suspects. today a suspect in the corruption case involving state senator leland yee is expected in federal court this morning. lawyers for raymond "shrimp boy" chow say the u.s. attorney's office has demanded they keep track of any evidence in chow's possession. they are asking the court to allow chow to review video and audio recordings connected with the case without interference. well, it was a scary 45 minutes for a couple of window
washers in oakland yesterday. they got stuck 19 stories up while cleaning a high-rise on 11th and broadway. the rescue operation happened right in front of one man who was working inside the high- rise. >> he looked very excited. it was like his expression -- his eyes were wide open. that would be scary being pulled up five-plus floors. >> both men made it down safely. bay area fishermen are expected to announce they officially oppose proposition 1 today. the measure would allocate over $7 billion to expand reservoirs and dams. it's also one of governor brown's centerpieces of his re- election bid. fishermen fear the state water bond will harm the salmon fisheries. it is now 8 minutes after 6:00 on friday morning. the nation's largest bank admits 76 million households may have had their personal information accessed. what hackers were able to steal. >> here's another clue for you this morning. the women involved with this are bad.
"where's roberta?" as the news continues on kpix 5. >> and we are looking at the hottest day of the week today! cooler temperatures expected. we'll talk about that coming up. >> and if you are traveling around san francisco's south of market, just a couple more days howard street closed between 3rd and 4th streets. so expect traffic tie-ups around oracle openworld. a full look at the rest of your bay area ride to work is after this break. ,, ,,,,,,,,,,
just by switching to progressive. so you'll be bringing home the bacon in no time. sorry. get a free quote at progressive.com. welcome back to kpix 5 this morning. we have a live look out over the bay right now. we are fog-free. it is going to be another hot day. a complete look at your forecast coming up. people at disney as california adventure park got more of a thrill than expected on a ferries while. it broke down in midair. some riders were stranded for more than two hours.
developing news in hong kong this morning. ongoing protests are taking an ugly turn. angry residents and supporters of china's government are now clashing with the protestors. the protestors say if authorities don't protect them they will back down from an agreement to hold talks with hong kong city government. protestors want open elections for hong kong's first election to choose the territory's leader in 2017. one of the nation's largest banks has revealed just how many people were affected by a major cyber attack. jpmorgan chase has information on 76 million households and 7 million small businesses, they say they were exposed over the summer. that includes names, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, and some internal customer data. it does not appear social security numbers or other critical information was affected. halloween is just a few weeks away and looks like people will be spending billions this year. >> according to to the national retail federation they say the average person will spend about
$77 which translate to about $3 billion. don't forget the trick or treaters, too. candy sales are expected to be a cool 2 billion. the top costumes off the silver screen. the national retail foundation says elsa from the movie "frozen" is one of the most sold costumes. also these guys, kids say that they want to be the teenage mutant ninja turtles. why are they mutant? [ laughter ] >> why are they mutant? >> why? >> they're big. [ laughter ] >> what caused them to mutate? >> they were infected by ooze in the sewer. >> is that what it was? >> good job, michelle. impressive. >> our producer told me. [ laughter ] >> i can't remember. when i was younger, teenage mu tannin. >> turtles were popular. elsa's costume costs a little more than $100. >> that's crazy. we priced it at the disney store the other day.
over $100. >> kidding? >> no. >> disney store, yeah. >> make your own costumes. >> there you go. kids love that. yeah. all right. let's go out the door. so overall traffic has been looking pretty great. ♪[ music ] >> southbound 680 heading through the sunol grade, it is much better than usual. you can tell it is a friday out the door. 65 miles per hour as you head out of pleasanton. bay bridge toll plaza stays the same. almost to the maze. metering lights were turned on on the later side used to be on the earlier side but now 5:48 on the later side so yeah you're looking okay right now on all the approaches, moving for the most part at the speed limit. carquinez bridge to the maze as you may have seen there is still in the green. mass transit systemwide no delay for bart. golden gate ferries, caltrain, ace train one, ace train three, a few minutes behind schedule but key kept it at no delay because it shouldn't cost you a lot of time right now. out the door we go. san mateo bridge looks great, 14 minutes out of hayward to foster city. if you are hopping on 101 along the peninsula, there has been an accident in san mateo
northbound 101 approaching the poplar exit. we are seeing a few showdowns -- slowdowns in the area on the northbound side. southbound is great past 92. and out the door altamont pass and 680 up to 24 minutes slow from end to end. yellow sensors all those speeds are now below 40 miles per hour. that's your latest "kcbs" drive to work. another check of our hot forecast. here's lawrence. liz, another chance to get to the beach today. i think it's going to be one of those gorgeous days along the coastline. don't have many days like that this year. in fact, we're seeing the offshore winds continuing this morning. and it's those offshore winds that air sinks and dries, it's going to heat up in a hurry again and today likely going to be the hottest day of the week. slow cooling expected for the weekend. fog returns, as well. just along the coastline will help cool you down. heat advisory in the bay area temperatures topping out in the 80s and 90s. that ridge of high pressure
going to strengthen just enough today to crank those temperatures up a few more degrees. and then we'll begin to notice some changes. on saturday and sunday. 94 today in sacramento. 98 fresno. 88 monterey bay. looks like the air quality has been suffering, too. in fact, a "spare the air" day for today as the quality of the air becoming unhealthy in the santa clara valley. moderate elsewhere. looks like we'll see heat relief over the weekend at least along the coastline. you will notice on our forecast model the fog shows up along the coastline late in the day on saturday. a little more into sunday but still staying hot in the interior valleys. temperatures today will be soaring into the 90s in the south bay, about 88 degrees in half moon bay. 87 degrees and beautiful in pacifica. east bay temperatures up in the 90s in many spots. then inside the bay as high as 89 in san francisco, 87 daly city. sunrise 7:07. sunset 6:50. next couple of days we'll watch those temperatures slowly cooling down at the coast,
normal temperatures toward the middle of next week. back to you. >> thank you. we have our hints all morning. now it's time to find out the answer to the pressing question, "where's roberta?." reporter: hi, everybody. this in week's edition of "where's roberta?" we introduce you to bay area derby girls. otherwise known as bad girls. come on along for the skate. the bay area derby girls, or bad girls, is an all female flat track roller derby league in the san francisco bay area. the league consists of many teams with women who push themselves to athletic abilities. >> my skate name is silver fox over. >> reporter: do you have to know how to skate to join? >> you need to know how to skate to get drafted to the team. you need the basic skills in place to be part of it so you can't be falling all over. but i had nominal skills. i have been in the league since skating for two years now and these women are just phenomenal
people. it's just such a fun thing to spend three to four days a week skating and being an athlete with these incredible ladies. >> reporter: the original roller derby league was created in 1935 by leo. >> he said, why don't we put a game on roller skates? >> reporter: meet leo's son jerry. >> the difference of this game, no ball,all offense and defense at the same time. fact that it's come back to almost 2,000 leagues in total all by themselves amateur, they pay to skate, today roller derby is more amazing than ever. >> reporter: laurie. >> we are an all women's league. we are also 501c3 nonprofit. >> reporter: do you ever get hurt? >> yes. [ laughter ] >> we're invincible! >> reporter: so that was a lot of fun, right, ladies? >> yeah! >> reporter: that does it for this week's edition of "where's roberta?" if you want more information about all of these wonderful ladies, bay area derby girls, all you have to do is visit us
online at kpix.com and click on events. come on, watch one of their matches, right? take care. bye! dozens of bears are making their way to neighborhoods in the sierra. coming up at 6:30, the reason so many of the animals are venturing into populated areas. >> reporter: and i'm dennis o'donnell. coming up, the country's second ranked team was on the ropes last night and the giants getting ready and why parents might want to cover their kids ears when jake peavey pitches today. ,,
well, last night, arizona was the 23-point underdog against second ranked oregon. oregon quarterback and heisman trophy front-runner marcus mariota had a tough night. grisby scores on a yard out. arizona up 31-24 under three palestinians to play. oregon trying to tie the game. mariota looks to be tackled at the line of scrimmage but rice came up with the football. take another look. wright takes the ball right out of mariota's hand. arizona pulls off the upset 31- 24. what a stunner! you can't call them lucky anymore. jake peavey bend him teammates to win the --begged his teammates to win the wild card game so he could pitch today. he gets the baseball today. he is known for being intense on the mound so much so that parents may have to cover their children's ears. >> i have children at home. i understand that there's, you know, the role model aspect of things. i promise you, i will do everything i can do not to say a cuss word tomorrow. i'm not promising you i won't.
[ laughter ] >> but people think i'm out there just yelling cuss word after cuss word. you know? a lot of my teammates end up saying god bless a whole lot and that ends up being a kind of phrase that, um, that teammates kind of throw back at me sometimes. >> giants and nationals this afternoon. the 49ers and the kansas city chiefs this sunday, channel 5, 1:25 p.m. have a great weekend, everybody. time for the play of the day from major league baseball. royals right fielder nouri aoki came up with this incredible diving catch this runner on third who would score if it weren't for the diving catch out in right field. kansas city goes on to et boo the angels in anaheim -- to beat the angels in anaheim 3-2. royals lead the series one game to none. bay area neighborhoods swamped after a water main
finally moves forward. >> we'll have the weekend forecast coming up. >> and an early-morning fender- bender in san mateo, fire crews blocking a lane and new problems in hayward. tell you about it coming up. good morning, everyone. it's friday, october 3. i'm michelle griego. >> i'm brian hackney. frank is off this morning. we have breaking news in san francisco. part of the bayview neighborhood had a sudden water problem overnight. holly quan from kcbs radio joins us from the scene of a water main break that happened about midnight. >> reporter: on what's expected to be one of the hottest days of the year three blocks of homes here in the bayview will be without water for hours as crews repair a 12" break that hand at midnight sending a torrent down key and keith and affected homes two blocks away. it happened around midnight but they couldn't close the line until 4. so for four hours an unknown amount of precious water went down the storm drain. officials say that's why it's
so important to invest in the aging infrastructure. it appears the line that broke is a 1953 cast iron pipe. we're not sure how bad the break is or how long it's going to take to fix. michelle? >> all right, holly quan in san francisco, thank you. well, today the entire bay area is under a heat advisory even along the coast. some bay area cities are offering cooling centers for people who need some place to go. and one of them is going to be in petaluma. it's on north mcdowell boulevard. in san ramon there are 7 locations includes community centers, libraries and pools. drought is increasing bear sightings. in parts of the sierra populated by humans, wildlife experts say the bears are heading into neighborhoods in the reno-tahoe area looking for water. nevada wildlife officials say since july 1 they have caught 42 bears. they have released all about two back into the wild. ten other bears were killed by
cars. >> but we could make sure that we save those bears and keep them wild if we don't attract them with garbage and fruit. >> bears are in search of food, as well. as temperatures cool off this time of year, a typical bear's food intake jumps from 3,000 to 25,000 calories a day. >> wow. >> they really need to find that food and water. hope they do. we want to keep them in the wild. >> but there's not much water on the way no rain in sight now. we have a heat wave now, the third day. usually after that we notice changes. today probably the peak of the heat. temperatures going to soar outside. we have clear skies out there right now. high pressure in control of those offshore winds blowing right now. clearing out skies along the coastline. temperatures this afternoon wow, it is going to be spectacular! 80s there. 90s in the bay and interior valleys. heat advisory in effect for today. nice and clear over the bay waters now. you drive around the bay area, variety of temperatures, it's 66 very mild into san
francisco. but a cool 52 in santa rosa. and 59 in san jose. this afternoon, as high as 87 degrees in pacifica. 89 in san francisco. about 92 in san jose. let's check the roads with elizabeth. thank you, lawrence. all is quiet for so long but the commute is getting under way now. we are watching several accidents suddenly popping up. so this one in concord is major delays already on southbound 242 leaving concord. southbound 24 before the 680 split. use 680 instead. at least one lane is blocked. those speeds are all below 20 miles per hour. this accident has been out there for a while. fire crews blocking one lane northbound 101 at poplar coming into san mateo. very heavy right now from highway 92. and this crash in hayward is now gone. it's cleared, may still be some activity off to the right-hand shoulder. southbound 880 at whipple, look at that we're seeing brake lights all the way back to 238. if you're traveling northbound on 880, though, everything looks great near the oakland coliseum. should be a pretty quit ride all the way out to your downtown oakland exits.
bay bridge now stacked up fully through the macarthur maze. that's your latest "kcbs traffic." brian, michelle, back to you guys. >> all right. thank you, elizabeth. some children in the bay area have been hospitalized with a frightening disease that has hit children in a number of other states. kpix 5's anne makovec joins us from children's hospital oakland where some patients are being treated. >> reporter: two children are being treated here at the hospital this morning. there are still a lot of unknowns about enterovirus. but normally symptoms don't require actual hospitalization. while there are only three confirmed cases of enterovirus d-68 in the bay area, they expect the number to climb. >> i'm a little bit concerned. i mean, they go to school. you never know what they're going to get as it is. >> reporter: doctors say the virus affects mostly young children. there's no vaccine or treatment. >> major symptom is, you know, knew known were so it's cough, fever, respiratory difficulties. >> reporter: in some cases, it's cause asked weakness to
the patient's arms or legs and may lead to partial paralysis. there are about 500 cases of the respiratory virus in the u.s. the cdc says at least four patients have died but it's unclear what role the virus played. >> this is more on the severe end of the pneumonias. and that's one of the reasons it's causing concern. >> reporter: doctors aren't releasing information about the two cases in alameda county and one case in solano county. >> it's a little bit scary. you can never be too safe with your little ones. keep 'em clean. >> reporter: one of the challenges for health officials is the accuracy of the numbers that we're hearing because there's only a few public health labs that are equipped to test these samples. and then it takes about 2.5 weeks for the result to come back. >> as the mother of two kids, it's very concerning. what advice do they have for parents? >> reporter: you have heard it before. wash your hands. make sure your kids wash their hands for about 20 seconds.
you know, a lot of people use those alcohol-based hand sanitizers. those actually don't work as well against this strain so the good old-fashioned handwashing is your best bet. live in oakland, anne makevoc, kpix 5. from one virus to the next, an american news crew covering the ebola virus in africa is coming home to be quarantined. former kpix 5 medical reporter nancy snyderman is one of the crew members. she hasn't exhibited any symptoms. but her 33-year-old photographer is infected. in dallas a man with ebola remains in isolation at a hospital. thomas duncan had been in liberia. he could face charges there of lying about his contact with ebola patients. meanwhile, health officials delivered food to the four people still quarantined inside two dallas apartments. duncan spent time were those people after arriving back from africa. and if those people leave those apartments, they will be arrested. duncan's half-brother said he really got sick on sunday. disinf eral
children who had contact wi duncan go to those schools. e family and att >> four dallas schools have been disinfected. several children who had contact with duncan go to those schools. today the family and attorney for jahi mcmath will release new evidence they say proves she is alive. the 13-year-old oakland girl was declared brain-dead after complications with a tonsillectomy last december. later she was moved to a medical facility in new jersey. today it the family is expected to -- today, the family is expected to show mri footage of her brain as well as video of her moving and ask the court to say she is alive. several homes burned in oakland. firefighters had to deal with an unexpected problem, a live power line that fell on a fire truck. it happened in oakland's maxwell park neighborhood. embers were flying everywhere. the fire was raging as you can
see from this cell phone video given to us by a kpix 5 viewer. the building was engulfed by the time firefighters got on the scene. by the time they got to the flames, one home was a total loss. >> just hustled my family out of the house, grabbed a couple of things -- a couple, not a few -- and tried to get myself out, you know? >> the primary building fully involved when we got here. it was an exterior attack. it's pretty well insin raid. it's still stanting but it's gutted and torched. >> firefighters say the number of trees near the homes may have helped fuel the fire. the case of san francisco 49er ray mcdonald is in the hands of the santa clara county district attorney's offers. it was back in august when police were called to mcdonald's home in silver creek area of san jose. he allegedly hit his pregnant fiancee during a party.
the incident happened days after the nfl toughened its policy on players accused of domestic abuse. san jose police began investigating on august 31. prosecutors now will decide whether to file any charges. new this morning, california is involved in an interstate egg fight. a federal judge has thrown out a lawsuit filed by missouri and five other states, nebraska, alabama, oklahoma, kentucky and iowa challenging california's ban on sales of eggs laid by hens kept in small cages. the suit was dismissed because it lacked legal standing failing to show that the california law harmed citizens. the cookware retailer williams-sonoma is returning to its roots for the first time in more than 50 years. >> here's the history. williams-sonoma began as a brand back in 1956 in a sonoma hardware store. but it moved out of town a couple of years later. tomorrow the store will re-open in sonoma. actually in the same building on broadway where it all began. the building is a lot smaller than williams-sonoma's modern
stores. but the company says it's a way to celebrate its roots and its founder chuck williams. time now is 6:40. tesla may have some competition. we'll show you the electric super car under development in silicon valley. >> and the city of san jose wants to build a parking lot where homeless people can go to sleep in their cars. i'm kiet do. we have a live report coming up.
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effect until 9 p.m. we may see changes this weekend but still staying hot in many of the interior valleys. cooling down slightly near the coastline. how about 93 in the napa valley today? 95 and hot in sonoma. 93 in san rafael. into san francisco, downtown, 89 degrees. america's unemployment rate hasn't been this low in six years. here's kcbs radio's financial reporter jason brooks. >> reporter: good morning. things heating up in the jobs market which is good news. the labor department is reporting that employers added 248,000 jobs in september. that was better than expected. that helped lower the unemployment rate from 6.1 to 5.9%. haven't seen it that low in over 6 years. also, revisions to july and august added another 69,000 jobs. job gains widespread across most sectors. professional services adding
81,000 new jobs. also retail, construction and healthcare providers having very strong month. bad news, the labor force participation rate declined and average hourly wages down a penny to $24.54. investors like that news overall though. facebook is reportedly getting into healthcare. reuters says the company is opening up a research and development unit talking to various entrepreneurs and healthcare individuals out there looking at possibly setting up ways to connect users to talk about their various ailments, also looking at different sort of applications to focus on lifestyle changes. the stock market though right now is up on the jobs report. let's take a look at the big board and see how we're doing so far. dow up 123 points. good news after a rough week. nasdaq up 29. s&p up 14 points. michelle and brian, back to you. >> all right, jason brooks from kcbs news, thank you. about 500 homeless people in santa clara county live in their cars. >> now the city of san jose is considering designated parking lots to give those folks a
place to stay. kiet do has the story you'll see only on kpix 5. >> reporter: welcome to butcher park in west san jose. part urban oasis, part rv park and the defacto safety net of those living on the edge. >> home sweet home. >> reporter: it's 7 a.m. and aleta has just finished making breakfast for her male companion ronald. they have social security and pensions are about $2,800 a month together. it's not enough to pay the sky high rent. >> this is the bathroom with a shower and toilet. and sink. >> reporter: so they bought this old rv and now rough it on the streets of san jose. butcher park is perfect because it sits along a main road and borders a long strep of -- a long stretch of apartments. >> over here they have apartment so therefore they don't, you know. >> they don't complain. they don't complain like residences do. >> so got the idea to stay just a couple of days, don't overstay your welcome? >> and then take off and find somewhere else. >> reporter: they often end up here, in the parking lots of big box stores. every night in santa clara county, 500 people sleep in
their cars. to some, it's an eyesore. to the city, it's an opportunity. >> this is a great population to work with because it might be a population that we can help get stable faster. >> reporter: san jose is looking into converting city- owned land into temporary parking lots for up to 30 car campers essentially a homeless drive-in with bathrooms, security and case managers. car campers can get around easier and have some income. >> gives us a chance to bring them in, keep them safe in transition and help them get back on their feet. >> reporter: the plan is in its early stages and both mayoral candidates support it. >> this helps keep people safe and in a place where they can get access to basic services. we should do it temporarily and then move people into permanent housing as quickly as possible. >> we should do it on some kind of public property so it's secure, so it's not people hanging out in the neighborhood, and i would only do that for a very, very short period of time. >> reporter: aleta says what she needs now is help. not judgment. >> i'm a decent law-abiding person. and i just need a chance to get into an apartment.
that's all i wanted was a chance to get into an apartment. >> reporter: and so this is a pilot program. they are looking at building about two parking lots with 15 cars on them each when you take in all the staff, security and construction costs, we're looking at somewhere in the neighborhood of a quarter million to $400,000 for the total cost of this pilot project. >> kiet, what locations are being thought about for these parking lots, do they know? >> reporter: yes. so that is the million-dollar question. they want to put these places, um, these parking lots in places that aren't going to blight any particular neighborhood but they don't also want them so far away where these folks are burning up a lot of time, money and gas getting to where they need to go. these things will be here in about 6 months, they think. live in san jose, kiet do, kpix 5. all right. well, let's get a check on the roads right now with elizabeth. >> thanks, guys. and it took a while for things to get going and now it did. now we're seeing delays, and accidents unfortunately, as well. it was already a slow ride on
southbound 880 leaving hayward because of an earlier crash and now check out this latest tweet from "kcbs traffic." there's a new accident first reports of a motorcycle accident near industrial. it is really backed up past 238 now. if you're traveling in the northbound lanes of 880, though, no delay through oakland. you can see a live look there near the coliseum. traveling through concord still have these backups even though the crash has been cleared to the right-hand shoulder. southbound 242 by 680. the delays begin right around highway 4 and it's sluggish already kind of end to end out of antioch. bay bridge toll plaza metering lights are turned on at 5:48 this morning. but you are stacked up through the maze. san mateo bridge getting crowded as well leaving hayward. a few delays approaching the san mateo bridge toll plaza. and while we're seeing some backups now through the livermore valley on westbound 580 a few slowdowns that drive time is above average 22 minutes from the altamont pass and 680. what drives you crazy on your commute? we got an email from casey:
make the and the cars keep coming. use signals califor" don't be tha r girl). yo and wait.. but real too late you lost your chano use signals, california! thanks, casey, for your email. don't be that guy or that girl. you wait and wait but you realize too late that you lost your chance to make the turn. you'll probably go through all your fingers and toes if you really start counting the number of drivers who don't use their signals on the roads. it's of course a major driving pet peeve. i get a ton of emails on it. but it's also a big crash- causer. so don't forget those blinkers. we want to know what drives you crazy during your commute. ask a question or share a gripe by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. or tweet me at #ewengerkpix and watch to see if your question gets answered on air. tesla has generated a lot of attention with its nifty electric cars.
>> that's your latest drive. more on your hot forecast here's lawrence. >> high pressure and offshore winds again and that ridge is strengthened overnight so here we go. we have clear skies all the way to the coastline. looking good out there right now. by the afternoon, going to be hot even at the beaches. you'll see temperatures soaring. in fact, only slow cooling expected for the weekend. first along the coastline then elsewhere around the bay area. heat advisory in effect until 9:00 in the evening hours as we expect temperatures in the 80s and the mid-90s. this ridge strengthening a little bit today. that sinking air approaching the coastline and that's what's warming up to bring the hot temperatures. so today 98 fresno, 94 sacramento, 88 monterey bay, sunny at the coast. air quality is suffering. got high pressure overhead causing pollutants to be trapped near the surface so unhealthy air in the santa clara valley. interesting on our computer
model, nice and clear throughout the day today, but watch what happens by tomorrow afternoon. we begin to see some low clouds and fog creep back in along the coastline just going to be a thin layer. but a sign of that ridge of high pressure starting to break down and some cooler temperatures as we head into the weekend. today your still' looking as 88 -- you're still looking at 88 in half moon bay, 87 pacifica, 90s inside the bay. plenty of mid-90s in some of the interior valleys. and about 89 degrees in san francisco and 87 in daly city. next couple of days, we are going to see a whole lot of sunshine but some cooler temperatures along the coastline over the weekend. and cooler for everybody back to normal by about next tuesday and wednesday of next week. >> back to normal, okay. >> whatever that is. >> thank you mr. karnow. tesla has generated a lot of attention with its electric cars. >> now there's another silicon valley company developing an electric super car. for the past four years renovo motors in campbell has been working to make the world's fastest electric car. they plan to build about 10
cars a year. the sticker price, an estimated $529,000. bow. time now is 6:53. the u.s. is getting some big help in the effort to wipe out isis militants. the latest country committed to joining the fight. >> reporter: enterovirus d-68, a lot of unknowns with this infection. we'll tell you what we know about the bay area cases next. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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 progressive.com. an american freelance camer is returning to the u-s from liberia after testing posite for ebola. nbc news correspondent, doctor nancy snyderman, was working with an american camera cameraman is returning from liberia after testing positive for ebola. nbc doctor nancy snyderman was working with the 33-year-old man in the country and says she and her team self-quarantined as soon as he started showing symptoms. >> health officials in texas are reaching out to up to 100
people who may have come into contact with the first person diagnosed with ebola on u.s. soil. thomas eric duncan is in isolation this morning. he could face charges if he left liberia knowing that he had been exposed to the virus. australia's prime minister announced today his nation's air force will launch air strikes against isis targets in iraq. prime minister tony abbott said the deployment could last several months. australia's national security committee approved it after receiving an official request from the iraqi government strong thunderstorms battered texas to illinois overnight. more than 100,000 people are without power in the dallas area. and tornado watches were posted in eight states. today the family of jahi mcmath will release new evidence they say proves she is alive. the oakland teen was declared brain-dead last december after complications from surgery. the family attorney is expected to show mri footage of her brain as well as video of her
moving. >> reporter: i'm anne makovec at children's hospital in oakland where two children from alameda county are being treated for enterovirus d-68. it has infected more than 500 children in the u.s. so far. symptoms similar to the common cold but it can hit harder in combination with other conditions like asthma. four kids who contracted it have died. it's not clear what role the virus may have played in their deaths. more than a dozen others have experienced acute muscle weakness similar to polio. doctors are still researching whether or not they are connected. >> all of them can mutate and do quite regularly. but will it become something that is going to cause somewhat of an epidemic or pandemic? unlikely. >> reporter: the latest case of paralysis are in san diego and doctors aren't releasing specifics about the local case, just two from alameda and one
from solano counties. right now there is no prevention vaccine. the best advice is to wash your hands for at least 20 seconds. those alcohol-based hand sanitizers don't work as well. anne makovec, kpix 5. we have been searching for the worst commute around the bay area and i think we have it. it's in hayward. there were two separate accidents. one at whipple has been cleared to the right-hand shoulder. but this new one at industrial is still there. motorcycle reportedly down in the left lane. you're stuck in a traffic jam back to san leandro. northbound is okay. the bay bridge is stacked up through the macarthur maze. we have a lot of sunshine out there coming our way. the temperatures going to be hot as we head toward the afternoon. a lot of numbers again soaring into the 90s inland. some upper 80s right along the coastline. some minor changes along the coast over the weekend. maybe some patchy fog making areturn and then everybody back to normal toward the middle of the week. by the way, i should mention, this is a very special day. it's my daughter's tenth birthday. happy birthday, sweetheart. you make your father so proud. have a great day at school and
get ready to party later. >> have a great good morning to our viewers in the west. it is friday, october 3rd, 2014. welcome to "cbs this morning." a new american victim of ebola, the network news crew facing quarantine and the challenge in stopping the virus here. 83 million accounts exposed as cyber thieves rock america's biggest bank. and millions face severe weather today. we're on the scene of heavy damage. but we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. >> ashoka mukpo, the freelance journalist cameraman. helping to cover an outbreak