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weather. >> and -- >> good morning. >> good morning, guys, yeahhey, morning. a little further onshore today. we are going to see that creeping further and further the next few days. cooler temperatures are on the way. we'll talk about that coming up. >> and fortunately it's just your overnight roadwork out the door. here's a live look at the san mateo bridge. drive time is only 12 minutes leaving hayward to foster city. full wrap-up of the morning commute so far is just a few minutes away. >> pretty in pink, too. >> thank you. >> very bright. >> like it. >> thank you. >> all right. thank you, elizabeth. >> oh!! hey! police say they know the motive behind a brawl among san francisco 49ers fans that seriously injured a man at sunday's game. they say it began with an argument over a restroom stall. kpix 5's andria borba reports. reporter: the fight happened prekickoff in the 300 section bathroom and left one man unconscious on the floor and these two, amador and dario
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leaving levis are handcuffs as accessories. >> it's a felony assault case. >> reporter: the fight about a stall. seriously. >> idiots. just plain-out idiots. >> oh!! >> reporter: it starts with a sucker-punched and in a second, a guy in a kaepernick jersey is out cold. a dog pile falls from the stall to the floor with the sound of fists smacking flash from an aldon smith fan punctuating the screams in the latrine. and then it's over leaving santa clara police department to sort it out. >> minutes after the assault occurred, these folks were in custody. >> reporter: it's the latest incident to make the faithful look more like the san francisco 40-felons. remember this fight a few weeks ago at the cardinals game? but in the scorching hot new santa clara stadium the temperatures of the going gold-
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blooded -- the temperatures of the gold bloodied seems to be hot. >> time to go. >> reporter: marie has advice. >> go to the game, be nice. >> reporter: andria borba, kpix 5. >> two brothers were arrested shortly after the fight. amador and dario revelaro face charges of felony assault. officials have been emphasizing fan safety is their highest priority for the 49ers and one of our photographers shot this photo of a santa clara police officer holding an assault rifle at sunday's game against the chiefs. time now 4:32. and the san francisco giants try again this evening to close out their play-off series with the washington nationals. washington won yesterday 4-1. one of the key plays was an error by pitcher madison baumgarner that allowed two runs to score. he threw the ball away trying to get a force out at third base in the 7th inning. kpix 5's cate caugiran reports, there was another mistake on the field during the 7th inning
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stretch. reporter: as far as patriotic songs go at sporting events we have seen the best at their worse. james taylor. >> o beautiful, o say can you see ♪ >> reporter: christina -- >> ♪ at the twilight's last gleaming ♪ and the rockets' red glare ♪ >> reporter: now mr. bennett. >> from the mountains to the prairies ♪ to the ocean bright with gold ♪ >> reporter: wait. what was that? >> bright with gold ♪ >> reporter: should have been white with foam. but then again, this is tony bennett. >> i left my heart ♪ [ applause and cheers ]
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in san francisco ♪ >> reporter: he's 88 and getting support and sympathy on twitter. one person tweets, no one say a word about the lyrics. it's tony bennett in san francisco. i consider making that a permanent change to the lyrics because tony bennett is that awesome. but none sum it up better like, look, if tony bennett says those are the words, those are the words" > bright with gold ♪ >> reporter: cate caugiran, kpix 5. >> now, check this out. look who made a cameo appearance on kpix 5 right after the game. reporter mark kelly was on the air when -- whoops! outfielder hunter pence cruised by. that's him on the scooter. and that's how pence commutes to and at&t park. that was quick on our photog's part to kind of -- to know he was and catch him.
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>> yeah. >> good photo bomb, though. >> nice job. >> i'm still on the ocean bright with gold. i don't -- >> however he wants to sing it. >> however tony bennett wants to do it? >> lawrence and i had him on the air years ago and he was so pleasant and we're like, let tony sing whatever he wants. >> i said, tony, do you ever get tired of singing, "i left my heart in san francisco"? he said, do you ever get tired of making love? talk about a show-stopper! what could i say to that! [ laughter ] >> i couldn't say a word! >> and the forecast is hot! [ laughter ] >> exactly. >> very hot. >> very, very hot. we are now cooling things down outside as it looks like low pressure beginning to creep a little bit closer. more fog out the door right now. and it looks like as we head toward the afternoon, we are going to see plenty of sunshine. coit tower, yeah, in giants colors this morning as we get ready for the next game later on but some fog over coit tower now and more following to come as we'll see increasing low clouds and fog the next few
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days. 80s in the valleys, 70s and 80s inside the bay. and 60s and foggy along the coastline. all right. let's check the roads with elizabeth. thank you, lawrence. and out the door right now, a lot of roadwork out the door. we have northbound and southbound 880, let's see, check it out. if you are heading between marina and davis the left lanes are closed until 5:00. southbound 880 various lanes blocked block also between davis and marina. near the oakland coliseum everything is cruising along. bay bridge toll plaza, so far, so good maybe some very small delays in a couple of those cash lanes just the left ones right now but overall it should be a clear trip in san francisco. eastbound at the skyway the usual lanes are closed. they have the roadwork reportedly until 5:30. here's a live look at the san mateo bridge once again, no delay between hayward and the peninsula. foggy commute against across the golden gate bridge second straight morning visibility may be an issue out of sausalito into san francisco. and looking great on 237 if you
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are a silicon valley driver. coming up we'll get a check of mass transit on this tuesday morning. in the meantime, juliette, michelle, back to you. there are new concerns about the spread of ebola now that health experts have announced the first known case of a person contracting the virus outside of west africa. as cbs news' susan mcginnis reports, airline passengers could be subject to more screening as the u.s. tries to stop the outbreak from spreading. reporter: health officials in spain are tackling the first known case of ebola contracted outside west africa. crews transported an infected nurse to a hospital in madrid for treatment monday night. they believe she caught the virus last month while treating this spanish priest who came to madrid from sierra leone for care but later died. >> we all try to practice universal precautions when we put the gowns on and take them off but unfortunately, there was probably a break in the procedure. >> reporter: to help contain the disease, president obama has promised to send up to
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4,000 u.s. troops to west africa. the pentagon says about 350 are already there. he also called for the creation of up to 17 ebola treatment centers there. they are expected to be ready by the end of the month. the white house is considering additional screenings of passengers at airports in the u.s. and abroad to help stop the spread of ebola. >> all of these things make me confidence that here in the united states at least we -- the chances of an outbreak of an epidemic here are extraordinarily low. >> reporter: officials in the u.s. are currently treating two ebola patients american cameraman ashoka mukpo arrived in the u.s. and is at the nebraska medical center. thomas eric duncan the first man diagnosed with ebola on u.s. soil is in dallas receiving an experimental treatment. susan mcginnis, cbs news, washington. >> the white house says a ban on travel from west african countries would slow the fight against the virus. police arrested a 14-year- old accused of shooting a 9-
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year-old boy with an airsoft rifle. it happened friday evening along el camino real. investigators say the teen shot him after he tried to rob him of his pocket money. they knew each other. there could be a charge of felony attempted robbery. the victim wasn't seriously injured. berkeley police have released surveillance video hoping it will lead to the suspect in an attack on an 85- year-old woman september 23 on shattuck avenue. the video shows a woman pushing a shopping cart then turning around and slamming the victim to the ground. police say the victim was treated at a hospital and is now recovering. the attacker is described as a black woman in her 50s with short hair. she is about 5'6" and was wearing a long gray coat and green baggy pants. happening today, pg&e could be fined for emails between the utility and the agency that regulates it. the california public utilities commission. the emails concerning the
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deadly san bruno pipeline explosion led to some pg&e executives being fired and a puc staffer being reassigned. and now pg&e has released more emails between its staff and the puc. also happening today, building inspectors in san francisco will start posting warnings on buildings that don't meet seismic safety standards. owners of 6,000 properties have complied with the retrofit program from last year. about 400 have failed to do so and could get notices today. caltrans has bridge work in the napa area. crews repairing damage from the 6.0 earthquake that hit august 24. caltrans will be giving us updates on bridge repair projects on state routes 29, 37 and 121. there are six emergency contracts for the work totaling $5.3 million. the los angeles kings are helping out earthquake victims in napa. last season's nhl champions put the stanley cup on display in napa a few days after the
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quake. hundreds of fans donated thousands of dollars for quake relief and the kings pitched in 6,000 more. that money will be turned over today to the disaster relief fund. san francisco mayor ed lee is out with a plan to speed up ambulance response times. the "chronicle" reports a memo from the mayor's office outlines a number of changes. some have been implemented. hiring 16 more medics and more private ambulances available for 911 calls. bus drivers who operate shuttles for facebook workers are trying to unionize. a teamsters official sent a letter last week to facebook's ceo mark zuckerberg. it says the drivers asked for representation complaining of long hours and short wages. the drivers work for loop transportation, a san francisco company that contracts with facebook. so far, no official comment from menlo park-based facebook. time now is 4:41. the chp officer saved a man
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from an ant attack. we'll have more on this strange rescue story. >> and what's cool about your school? email your nominations to us at we may come and feature your school on the show. for ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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the driver could have lost s life because of a flat tire...and ants. a chp officer is being honored for saving a stranded driver. the driver could have died because of a flat tire and ants. officer dan garza from the tracy chp came upon ara . man who was changing a tire along i- 580. the man asked garza to stay with him to provide a little light. then it became obvious to garza there was a problem. >> he came back to my patrol car and said, hey, officer, i'm sorry this is taking so long. but there's ants over in the area and they are crawling up my leg and i could see his eyes were glossed over and red and i knew something wasn't right. >> the man had red ants all over him and he was having a
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bad allergic reaction. officer garza used his first aid kit to keep him breathing. now the man has thanked the officer for saving his life. >> who knew ants? >> that is a creepy story of the day. >> gives you chills. >> yeah. good thing the officer was there. we have some more fog around the bay area this morning. looks like it's going to be moving onshore the next few days. the temperatures will be coming down a few degrees and more comfortable. so out the door we go. we have some patchy fog this morning along the coastline also inside the bay and some of the local valleys and so as we head toward the afternoon, a slow burnoff but the fog is going to hang around toward the coastline becoming mostly sunny inside the bay and the valleys and cooler temperatures as we head through the middle of the week. then by next weekend we'll heat up again. tropical storm simon still making its way into baja. high pressure sliding east. that's allowed some of the fog to move more onshore. it will continue to do so the
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next few days. temperatures hot in the central valley. 94 sacramento. 97 fresno. 75 sunny in lake tahoe. fog at the coastline, then moving onshore tomorrow into livermore valley by tomorrow morning, as well. so cooler temperatures are on the way today but warm in the afternoon. 85 degrees in san jose and sunny. 82 fremont. 77 degrees in san mateo. and 65 and foggy in pacifica. east bay numbers starting to come down, as well. 80s maybe a couple of low 90s in the warmest spots and then inside the bay 71 degrees in san francisco. and 65 in daly city. the next few days bringing down the temperatures right around normal for about thursday and friday. this next weekend offshore winds. the temperatures heating up once again. all right. let's check the roads with elizabeth. thank you, lawrence. let's go outside and it's still mainly your overnight roadwork but we are just getting word of what sounds like it could be a
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developing hot spot. a lot of slow traffic coming out of san leandro into oakland on the northbound lanes of 880 approaching 98. there's been an accident. traffic is slow for an exit behind it. there was overnight roadwork leaving san leandro, davis marks rina, those exits. they had various lanes blocked. that was scheduled to be picked up in the next 15 minutes. once you get near the oakland coliseum these taillights are continuing northbound, then everything obviously looks good but it is slowing down the drive time between 238 and the maze 20 minutes or so and again the bulk of that backup is now in san leandro before you get to oakland. here's a live look at the bay bridge toll plaza. no problems getting into san francisco. fastrak no problems. san mateo bridge traffic at the limit out of hayward and along the peninsula. lawrence mentioned fog again along the coast.
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you can see it in our golden gate bridge cam. visibility an issue maybe through the waldo tunnel, grade and out of sausalito. fortunately the drive time from san rafael is clear. silicon valley drivers, westbound 237, also still moving at the speed limit with a 6-minute commute between 880 and sunnyvale. that's your latest "kcbs" drive to work. back to you guys. >> all right. thank you, elizabeth. new device made in san francisco goes well beyond counting calories. it tracks what you drink before you take your first sip. the smart cup is called the "vessyl." small sensors inside analyze all the molecules and add up the data sending it to your phone. we put it to the test. it apparently works. the smart cub will be released next year. retailser are optimistic for the holiday shopping season. the national retail federation forecasts a 4.1% increase in
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sales over last year, almost $617 billion overall. forecast includes an eight to 11% increase in online sales. time now 4:49. gophers are turning a middle school playing field into a mine field. how students are trying to fix the problem. >> and we want to invite all you pet lovers, send us your questions about their health and well-being. email or on our facebook page, just search kpix/cbs, and we'll have our pet expert give you an answer every friday right here at noon. ,,
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trying to mislead you about the effects of proposition 46. well here's the truth: 46 will save lives. it will save money too. i'm bob pack, and i'm fighting for prop 46 because i lost my two children to preventable medical errors and i don't want anyone else to lose theirs. the three provisions in 46 will reduce medical errors and protect patients. save money and save lives. yes on 46. a change in the weather today. we have patchy fog moving further onshore that's going to stick around near the coastline. plan on 60s there. more sunshine inside the bay but you'll notice those
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temperatures cooler today. 79 in palo alto. still 86 and warm in cupertino. 85 in san jose. and 90 degrees in gilroy. into the east bay, mostly sunny skies throughout the afternoon. the temperatures will be coming down about 86 in dublin, 87 in danville. about 87 in walnut creek. 75 in oakland. and 74 degrees a little afternoon breeze into berkeley. 88 degrees and sunny this afternoon in sonoma. 85 in novato. about 82 in san rafael. downtown san francisco becoming sunny, 71 degrees. and a quick look at your traffic right now out of tracy, starting to see delays building on 205. we'll update you on that crash in oakland still blocking lanes on 880. "kcbs traffic" just a few minutes away. a silicon valley congressional race is drawing national attention. 7-term incumbent mike honda and challenger ro khanna met in san jose last night in their only scheduled debate. khanna is backed by president obama and is a democrat with backing from heavyweights in
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the tech industry. >> as a teacher and administrator for over 20 years that was the direction i went until i hit the direct politics, elective politics and there i took all this experience and turned that into policy-making. >> there's a question, is the american dream going to be alive for the next generation? and at this time, unfortunately, we have a washington politics that seems so disconnected. >> california's 17th congressional district covers an area that includes parts of san jose, fremont, sunnyvale and cupertino. the election is just four weeks from today. fleet week is finally back if the bay area. the blue angels touched down in oakland yesterday afternoon. they will be performing over san francisco bay this weekend. there will also be the traditional parade of navy ships. this one is the navy's newest ship, the uss america. it will be commissioned saturday. >> i was very -- it's a very
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impressive vessel. i guess it's going to be commissioned saturday. and i'm hoping i'll be attending that. >> wow, never been up there close to an aircraft carrier before. >> fleet week was canceled last year because of budget cuts. and marines, sailors and members of the coast guard will be visiting bay area veterans today. they will visit palo alto's va hospital. the visit pays tribute to wounded veterans and to thank them for their service. fleet week events will continue until monday. and we also have your complete guide of all of the events just go to there's a gopher problem that's so bad at one middle school in fremont the kids themselves are filling the holes. >> and the state's drought might be to blame for it all. christin ayers has more on this story. reporter: it happened in an instant. >> i heard a snap. >> reporter: and megan's best friend malia acosta was down on the football field with a badly broken leg. >> looked like a broken twig. >> reporter: she was
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hospitalized for three days and her mother says the injury is so bad her daughter likely won't play sports again. >> her bone was completely split in half. and they said the next step would be to have a titanium rod put into her leg for the rest of her life. >> reporter: of the culprit, the school football field or, rather, the hundreds of gopher holes scattered across it. >> there have been so many kids that va fallen and twisted their ankles in those holes. >> this has been ongoing and the district has done nothing about this. >> reporter: we checked the schoolyard here at thornton middle school and take a look! there are holes pockmarks all over the field. we talked to gopher control experts. they say business is booming and it's all because of the drought. >> i would not be surprised that this has happened here. >> reporter: bridget carls a specialist with gophers limited says gophers burrow for food and water in moisture-rich areas. with no rain and limits on lawn watering -- >> they are going towards the few places that do water including school fields.
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>> reporter: fremont unified school district would not talk on camera but said they will have a risk manager look at the field. >> you can go look at it all day long but until you do something about it, then that's when we'll see some sort of improvement. >> reporter: christin ayers, kpix 5. >> the family is considering legal action but say they haven't made a decision yes. students are still being allowed to play on the field yesterday. it is 4:56. drivers who shuttle tech workers to facebook headquarters say they are being treated unfairly. what they want before they get behind the wheel again. >> reporter: good morning, i'm ryan takeo live in san francisco. the giants look to close out the nlds again today. they get a second shot at it. we're going to give you fan reaction after the break and get you ready for game 4. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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we all try to practice universal precautions, putting on gowns and taking them off.
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>> growing concern about the spread of ebola after health officials announce a person contracted the virus in spain. president obama says the government is considering ordering more careful screening of air travelers arriving from west africa. >> throws it away! >> a critical late game error cost the san francisco giants game 3 of the national league division series. the giants can clinch the series tonight with a win against the nationals. >> is the american dream going to be alive for the next generation? >> seven-term incumbent mike honda and ro khanna met in san jose last night in the only 17th congressional district debate. the election is just four weeks from today. from across the bay to around the world, the stories that matter on "kpix 5 news this morning." captions by: caption colorado >> it is gone! linda macdonald is captioning for you in real time. good morning, i'm michelle griego. >> good morning. i'm juliette goodrich in for frank mallicoat. we are going to get a check on
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our traffic and weather and all that fun stuff, right? >> yeah, guys. hey, u know what? a little fog making a return to the bay area so finally cooling down. a lot of folks very hot especially in the valleys. but looks like even there going to start to bring down the temperatures. more fog outside right now but as we head toward the afternoon we'll find a lot of sunshine in most spots but coastline cloudy, 80s and 90s inland. coit tower, that giant orange right now, looking up to the fog and the temperatures are in the 50s and low 60s. 50s into santa rosa. this afternoon 87 concord, 85 san jose, 71 sunny in san francisco. >> between that orange and the fog it looks very spooky for halloween, huh? just in time. out the door northbound 980 at 98th, an overturn accident they are working to get someone out of the vehicle. for a while they blocked all lanes. they just reopened one lane within the last few minutes so at


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