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launching pad. this is cape canaveral, florida. spacecraft was supposed to take off two hours ago and at this point there is no new launch time scheduled. we'll keep you updated. scattered showers will hit the bay area today and it isn't over yet. there's more wet weather to come tomorrow. bay area roads are no match for this storm. we are dealing with potholes and puddles including this sinkhole in san francisco's richmond district. let's look at what we can expect today with roberta. more rain fell in the city of san francisco in the last two days than all of 2013. it's true. we still have some very light lingering rain showers. let's call on our hi-def doppler radar. a moderate cell is now blowing into the just mountains. check out ben lomond still with light rain showers. ben lomond has picked up over 10" of rainfall in the past five days. upstream we go, napa yesterday two inches of rain still some light lingering rain showers there, as well. we'll continue to see light
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rain showers throughout the day today. also partly to mostly cloudy skies. 59 degrees at oakland. numbers above normal into the 60s. another storm is coming to the bay area on friday. >> thank you, roberta. i have been keeping an eye on this camera behind me. no chain requirements on 80 or 50. there are requirement on 88. if you are going to tahoe pack them in case because conditions change at any moment. we still have this more wet and snowy weather on the way. better news now for the altamont pass. that pothole is apparently fixed and lanes are open. westbound 580 approaching grant line and the delays had significantly improved on 205 out of tracy. so you can tell that caltrans is out there hard at work and
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has all lanes backed open. bay bridge backed up to the maze metering lights on. that's "kcbs traffic." back to you guys. >> and we thank you, liz. there's a huge hole in a san francisco neighborhood as the storm swallowed up part of a street there. take a look. it's at lake street at sixth avenue. ryan takeo is on the scene in the richmond district with more. >> reporter: hey frank, the work starts at 7:00. they have had a couple of crews from the city a crew here from the city keeping an eye on this overnight, basically babysitting. this is the problem water pipe. it's more than a century old. and it's one of the main reasons why this sinkhole swallowed up a chunk of the street. [ jackhammer ] >> reporter: pg&e crews made their own holes to check for gas leaks. they did not find any. this hole is 20 feet by 30 feet and 10 feet deep. rainwater flooded and broke the aging sewer line. the water line that we showed
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you also broke. that all eventually eroded the road. these are old pipes. we're talking about them being first installed when teddy roosevelt was president. >> this water pipe dates back to 1905. if we had the luckry of fixing everything when it needed to be fix, we don't have that luxury. we are chasing after emergency after emergency and we have the triage mode that we're in, as well. >> reporter: there are 1,000 miles of crisscrossing pipes. more than half are at least 70 years old. how long will the clean-up take? a couple of days up to a week. ryan takeo, kpix 5. this morning's test launch of nasa's orion spacecraft is on hold because of the high
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winds. here's the craft on the launch pad in cape canaveral, florida. if it goes, it has to go by 6:44 a.m. pacific time. orion is the first space since the apollo moon mission more than 40 years ago to carry humans to mars. this test flight will not carry a crew. >> we haven't had this feeling in a while since the end of the shuttle program launching a spacecraft from america. >> the flight will only last 4.5 hours. nasa will evaluate the systems from parachutes to the heat shield. and after soaring to an orbit 3600 miles above earth, the capsule will descend through temperatures near 4,000 degrees and splash down off the coast of san diego. it is known as the jungle. dismantling begins this morning at the large homeless encampment along coyote creek in san jose. kpix 5's keit do is there to explain what will happen in the
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days ahead. kiet, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the closure has begun now. san jose police have shut down one lane of story road as they bring in a small army of police officers, dump trucks and city workers to clear out the jungle. the last time they did this, they brought out about 100 tons of garbage. and they expect to bring out just as much as last time today. the inhabitants of the jungle were warned that today is the date to get out. we were there with the cameras going deeper into the jungle than we have ever been before. >> coming out? >> don't have a door. >> reporter: the city of san jose served the 200 people living here with 72-hour eviction notices to get out by this morning. the smell, sights and sounds of the jungle make it hard to believe you're actually in the heart of silicon valley. it looks a little worse than usual since the city stopped its regular cleanups in lou of the shutdown.
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we met a woman named monika who was eating thanksgiving leftovers. she lift her all her life and probably will end up in the streets because there will be fencing to keep people out. do you think it will keep people out? >> nowhere else to go. i'm coming back. >> reporter: are you going to come back? >> yes. >> i think people live down here under constant threat. there's been violent acts down here. people have been victimized. with the wet winter approaching there's the possibility of flooding and danger every day to life and limb. >> reporter: the city was getting a lot of pressure to clean up the site because it borders coyote creek and pollution going into the creek had been going on for years. a lot of people are leaving, pushing their belongings, some half dressed, a lot of them mumbling and cursing. so very unhappy people here. a lot of them trying to figure out where they are going to go.
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will the fencing be enough or do they have plans for police patrols as well? >> reporter: so they, um, have known now that fencing alone will not work. people just cut holes in and get right back into the encampment. they plan to have regular police patrols with help from the park rangers. that's really the only way to keep it clear of people going back in there. live in san jose, kiet do, kpix 5. there have been protests across the country after a decision came from a new york grand jury. the panel cleared a white police officer in the death of an unarmed black man in july. the medical examiner had ruled the death a homicide. the u.s. justice department says it will conduct an independent investigation and the president commented last night on the decision. >> this is an american problem and not just a black problem or a brown problem or a native american problem. this is an american problem. when anybody in this country is not being treated equally under the law, that's a problem. and it's my job as president to
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help solve it. >> garner's widow says she does not accept apologies from the officer and garner's father urged protestors to be peaceful. in san francisco, protestors staged a die-in near the cable car turnaround at powell and market. the group eventually blocked the intersection. that's when police moved in and the crowd dispersed. in oakland, protestors were peaceful and police kept demonstrators from marching on the macarthur freeway. and demonstrations in new york were mostly peaceful. protestors blocked some traffic lanes and the brooklyn bridge. they also protested at grand central terminal and the rockefeller plaza. more than 60 people were arrested most for disorderly conduct. largest employer in berkeley is not following that city's new minimum wage law. the minimum went up to $10 an hour in berkeley on october 1. but the east bay express reports the university of california still paying hundreds of student employees less than that. cal officials say the university follows the state
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minimum wage of $9 an hour. a pornographic note no is continuing on facebook despite complaints. it was emailed to a sacramento teen via facebook by a stranger. she reported it to the menlo park company right away. facebook's response, quote, we have cleared the picture because it did not violate our community standards. >> so i felt like it was a canned response like nobody actually looked at my complaint. i felt like it was a canned response. >> facebook did admit it made a mistake after media reports. but the graphic picture sent to the sacramento teen remains on the website and the user who emailed it continues to have an active account. time now 6:09. veggies aren't usually a kid favorite but one bay area middle school is changing that trend. how this week's coolschools@kpix.com is educating students inside the kitchen. >> grab an umbrella today a few lingering showers but we're tracking a bigger storm that's heading this way. the timing and how much to expect is still straight ahead.
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>> and for today marin county commuters are finally catching a much-needed break. not seeing any roads blocked because of flooding. we have a new spinout in san jose. we'll show you where is it causing delays? we'll let you know. we first want to know what drives you crazy during your commute. ask a question or share a gripe by e-mailing -- ask a question or share a gripe by emailing crazy@kpix.com. or tweet me at #ewengerkpix and watch to see if your question gets answered on air. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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not if you keep interrupting me, i can't. forecast in just a few minu good morning on this thursday. taking a look out towards oakland where yesterday, 1.15 inches of rain did accumulate. san francisco saw nearly three- quarters and more rain is heading this way. complete details straight ahead. there was so much rain yesterday roads flooded and
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people were barely moving. this guy in mill valley went through the muddy water on paddle board where nearby cars were stranded. we don't know where he was going. cool way to get around. very innovative. probably got to work on time. one of our directors took 3.5 hours to get in from greenbrae or san anselmo. school doesn't always have to be about books, papers and pens. >> it doesn't. sometimes it can be about sports and knives and pots and pans. it's a culinary delight. los cerros intermediate school in danville this week's very "cool school." reporter: something is cooking at one of four culinary classes about to get their veggie on. >> green beans. >> brussels sprouts. >> broccoli! >> asparagus! >> reporter: 30-plus students and six fully equipped kitchens baking, boiling and sauteeing vegetables all the while getting a primer on the art of cooking.
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>> this is probably one of my favorite days of the year is this day because kids that are like no broccoli, no asparagus, no brussels sprouts, that's a big one brussels sprouts, and they enjoy them. >> reporter: and they love this class. today it's veggies, next week it's baking. in four short months these students will know their way around the kitchen from following a recipe to nutrition, prep, measurements, safety, the works. >> are you taking this home and showing it off to mom and dad? >> yeah, i do a lot of cooking at home so it helps me improve. >> have they noticed you improved? >> i hope so. >> they are impressed with my cooking. i cook in front of them things we cooked in this class and they are pretty impressed. >> don't forget about clean-up, everybody. >> reporter: yes, these cookers are also cleaners. learning good habits. the food is good too. >> is it delicious? >> yeah. >> that's awesome. >> well done. [ applause ] >> reporter: and what's a meal without someone to share it with it?
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the los cerros kids baked over 300 pumpkin breads, a full thanksgiving meal in each basket that went to needy families in contra costa county last month. >> it was just nice to help out. because sometimes it's hard to help out at home so when you can help out in school too that's nice. >> some budding chefs in danville. the veggies -- i'm not a brussels sprouts fan. they were good. you have to put a little seasoning on them. >> the teacher is all about the seasoning. >> you have to make them taste good. the teacher mr. johnson is a spanish teacher but also has a degree from the culinary arts institute in san francisco. sea the kids have a great teacher -- so the kids have a great teacher and having fun and experimenting on mom and dad i might add, too. what's cool about your school? email your nominations to us at coolschools@kpix.com. we may come and feature your school on the show. michelle is next on deck. give her a call. >> i would love far my kids to come home and say hey, i'm
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making dinner. >> i could have used that class in high school. >> i love when you do these reports at cool schools because you come back having learned something. >> it's good to get off the anchor desk. [ pause ] [ laughter ] >> how are you? >> fine. a breeze compared to yesterday. still a few issues but it took a director three hours to get in. >> mark about 3.5 hours. >> the marin county commute was one of the worst because of flooding. so yeah, you're cleared out this morning. unfortunately we still are getting some spinouts. the roads are wet. here's a new one that just popped up in san jose. it's the southbound lanes of 280 approaching saratoga avenue. we're not seeing major delays yet. bay bridge toll plaza no problems approaching the bay bridge toll plaza. but it is stacked up through the maze. metering lights were on early at 5:42. and it looks okay when you get on the span. snow potholes like yesterday. no major flooding concerns up and down the nimitz which we
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also saw yesterday. right now everything is quiet near oakland airport and the coliseum. taillights is the northbound direction heading into downtown. here's a live look at the richmond/san rafael bridge. this also got pretty backed up yesterday with all the flooding and the rain coming down on 101. it affected 580, as well. right now though everything looks great. 14 minutes from 580 to -- or actually that's the wrong drive time. it should be about 10 minutes or so across the span. that's your latest "kcbs" drive to work. your forecast now, roberta is standing by. we have lingering showers in the area. what's this? i actually confirmed it. let me get out the way. we have heavy downpours in rio vista and antioch going north. meanwhile hit and miss scattered showers around the santa cruz mountains. check out ben lomond. actually drying out for a little respite here after receiving over 10" of rain in the past five days. in fact, san francisco was over
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four inches of rain this week alone which places us with more rainfall than all of 2013. it's true. right now, mostly cloudy skies. temperatures pretty mild into the 50s. in fact, mild temperatures out the door with a random scattered shower today. so carry that umbrella to be on the safe side. we will experience a few lingering rain showers throughout the day today. and also some peeks of sunshine so really rainbow weather. we have more rain on friday from this area of low pressure right here. it's taken a direct aim on the bay area. in fact, let's go ahead and time it out together. this is our forecast today with that random scattered showers throughout the lunch hour. and then here comes your friday. opening up with the morning commute, under mostly cloudy skies. and then as the day progresses, it's the evening commute that will be adversely affected with anywhere from a quarter to .75" of precipitation well we tally it up. so certainly not as big of a storm that we experienced this week. it was really just one storm on tuesday, wednesday.
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but it had a secondary punch to it. okay. currently 42 degrees rain-snow mix in the greater lake tahoe area going up to 46 degrees. but two feet of snow has accumulated. today partly to mostly cloudy skies temperatures in the 60s. the extended forecast calls for again rain on friday drying out over the weekend. and then more rain showers on monday. fast food workers go on the picket lines in dozens of cities across the country. when employees will walk off in the bay area. and i'm dennis o'donnell. coming up, can the 0-17 philadelphia 76ers finally win their first game of the season? and the cal bears, they go double overtime over at haas pavilion. highlights of both coming up. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,,,,,
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good morning, everybody. the martin era at cal is off to a flying start. only ben charrington in 1916. had a better record in his first year. the bears hosting the montana grizzlies. the cal crowd most of the second half but in the final seconds jordan matthews hits from three. we have a tie game. they went to double overtime. bears up 2. montana's jermaine edmonds for the win. does not go. cal survives 78-76. they are 6-1. usc and boulder trying to upset colorado. mark tolleson dials up the three ball. the dons up 3 at the break. buffalo one of the best teams in the pack 1 and they showed why. book 'em, danno! booker had 167 of his 21 in the second half. they win by 17 points. nba the philadelphia 76ers
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were trying to avoid history last night. >> we're going streaking. >> a streak of 17 losses to start the season for philadelphia. now, a loss against the t- wolves would have set the all- time mark by the nets. but mcdaniels put the sixers up for good and they end the street. -- they end the streak. so the philadelphia 76ers were not go 0-18. they win their first game of the season. great stuff. don't forget, we got the 49ers and the raiders, the battle of the bay coming up on sunday. i'm dennis o'donnell, see you tonight. play of the day, we are going to hit the hardwood nba. we got dallas at milwaukee last night with a game tied at 105. final seconds, watch. >> four seconds, here's the move, he spins, wins the game! monta does it again! >> the former warrior at the buzzer, a little fadeaway jumper, how about that?
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and in she goes. mavericks with a road win over the bucks, 107-105 the final. the recent rains are partly to blame for this huge sinkhole that developed yesterday. we'll tell you what else is at fault coming up. >> the infamous homeless camp at san jose about to be demolished. dump trucks are pulling up getting ready to dismantle the jungle. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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your realtime captioner is linda marie macdonald. death of an unarmed man. the growing reaction and outrag across the country.
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a grand jury clears a new york city police officer in the chokehold death of a man. the growing reaction and outrage across the country. >> a sinkhole developed yesterday because of the recent rain. coming up what also was at faulted. >> it is a much better commute today than yesterday but we have a few delays. we'll show you the worst approach to the bay bridge toll plaza coming up. good morning, it's thursday december 4. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. time now 6:30. let's get it right over to weather. >> it's still raining. we need our ups out the door this morning. good morning, it's our hi-def doppler radar. and check this out. we still have moderate precipitation around the santa cruz mountains. we still need our umbrella this morning. ben lomond has received over 10" of rain in the past five
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days. we had a cell that popped up outside skyline boulevard towards san bruno so it's hit and miss scattered showers in your forecast today. and out the door we're sitting in the 50s from 54 in santa rosa to just shy of 60 in oakland. partly to mostly cloudy skies fueling rain showers. a soft breeze out of the south 5 to 10 miles per hour. numbers in the 60s. we do have yet another storm taking aim on the bay area on friday. and liz, we're going to check the storm together later in the broadcast. >> sounds good. thank you, roberta. so i guess overall the big story is today's commute much better totally different story than yesterday even though there are slick roads. we don't have flooding concerns the white-out conditions where you couldn't see. spinouts that's still -- we are seeing a few reported incidents of that including this one. it is counter-commute. southbound 280 approaching saratoga avenue in san jose is not causing delays. actually they cleared it already to the right-hand shoulder. 101 a few backups there as you pass capitol expressway. so here's a live look at 880
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where you can really see the reason coming down in sheets yesterday morning just slick out the door right now. northbound traffic still looks clear actually all the way into downtown oakland. bay bridge the metering lights were turned on at 5:42. you're stacked up to the maze. 580 is still the worst approach. that's "kcbs traffic." back to you guys. >> all right. thank you, elizabeth. demolition crews arrived this morning at the jungle. the large homeless encampment is along san jose's coyote creek. kiet do reports. >> reporter: good morning. this is a huge operation. to give you some sense of the scale, we have been moved now across the street as san jose police have shut down one of the lanes of story road getting ready for a stream of trucks and workers. we have been seeing several dozen people come out of the work your way now many pushing -- coming out of the work way now many pushing cards and carrying bags.
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we went deep into the jungle. they were told they have to get out by today. by sunrise the city plans to move in with a small army of workers and dump trucks to bring the sad chapter of san jose's history to an end. >> anybody else over here? >> the city of san jose has served the 200 people living here with 72-hour eviction notices to get out by this morning. now, the smell, sights and sounds of the jungle make it really hard to believe that you're in the heart of silicon valley. it looks worse than usual since the city stopped its regular cleanups in lieu of today's big shutdown. we met one woman named tammy who has been here for two years. she lost custody of her son and is trying to get him back. >> i need to get straight. maybe this will help people. >> reporter: you think this might be the push to get you back into housing? >> i know it's going to be the push. it's just more of if i'm able
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to qualify for it. it's really hard to qualify for housing. >> living in an encampment where you're at constant risk of victimization, where your health is put in jeopardy, where damage is done to the environment and the safety of the surrounding neighborhood is growing worse and worse every day, it's not a suitable living arrangement and it's not something that we as a city can accept. >> reporter: the city was getting a lot of pressure to clean up the site because it borders coyote creek and the pollution going into the creek was going on for years. back out here live at the scene san jose police have set up a metal barrier that goes along the block. they will have a permanent fence later to keep people out. also they will start regular patrols using park rangers and police officers, as well. they know that the combination of those barriers and patrols is the most effective way to keep people out. they have put 140 people into
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semi permanent housing. 60 have rental vouchers. before the rental market is tight along with the fact that the largest shelter in sunnyvale shut down this year. a lot of people here wondering where they will go next. live in san jose, kiet do, kpix 5. city crews will be back out at a huge sinkhole this morning that opened up yesterday in san francisco while the bay area got rain. it's only going to get bigger. kpix 5's ryan takeo is at the scene in richmond with more. >> reporter: that water pipe is 110 years old. the work starts in about half- hour. they just measured it for us, they got 30 feet wide, 30 feet long and 10 feet deep. now, the pipe was installed in 1905 before the great quake and
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when roosevelt was president. also at fault rainwater. it flooded and broke the aging sewer line. that all eventually eroded the roads. >> it was much smaller in the morning. now it's twice the size. i can see the road falling sinking in to getting bigger. >> reporter: the city says it doesn't have the resources to get to all of the problem pipes. they are talking about perhaps a week before they finish work on this. now taking a live look at the problem pipe that brown one right there an 18" water pipe. they have to fix that water pipe. also the sewer line, as well. then of course they have to patch up the road. we are talking about a week. live in san francisco ryan takeo, kpix 5. more than 60 people are under arrest in new york after protestors took to the streets in response to a grand jury decision. don champion reports another white police officer was cleared in the death of an
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unarmed black man. demonstrators gathered around new york city almost immediately after it was announced that a new york grand jury did not indict a police officer in death of eric garner. dozens of protestors were were disrupting busy roads and street. chant chant. >> reporter: as people in seattle, chicago and st. louis marched in solidarity. nypd officer daniel pantaleo was caught on camera putting garner in a chokehold for resisting arrest in july. after he was stopped for illegally selling cigarettes. video of the deadly encounter went viral. a medical examiner ruled it a homicide. a memorial grows on staten island where garner died. he said i can't breathe on the video as officers took him into custody. chokeholds are banned under nypd policy. in a statement officer pantaleo expressed remorse over garner's
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death saying, "my family and i include him and his family in our prayers, and i hope that they will accept my personal condolences for their loss." garner's family is angered. >> there's nothing that him or his prayers or anything else would make me feel any different. no, i don't accept his apology. >> reporter: new york city mayor bill de blasio urges protestors to remain peaceful, saying that is the only way to bring about real change. don champion for cbs news, staten island, new york. in oakland protestors tried to get on to the macarthur freeway but police blocked them. officers were ready after protestors shut down oakland freeways twice last week. more protests are planned today in oakland. protestors also blocked some streets last night in san francisco. time now 6:38. a grand jury has decided not to indict a new york city police officer for the chokehold death of an armed man. how some bay area parents are pointing to this latest incident as they coach their kids on the best way to talk to
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police. >> and that old snooze button is your best friend or worst enemy in the morning. how one alarm clock will motivate you to get up by making sure it costs you to stay tucked in. >> and the market just opened about 10 minutes ago. let's check the big board. you can see the dow is down about 31 points. coming up we'll get an update from kcbs radio's financial reporter jason brooks. >> and we want to invite all you pet lovers send us your questions about their health and well-being. just email pets@kpix.com or on our facebook page, and we'll have our pet expert give you an answer every friday right here at noon. time now for a look at wha' coming up later on ,,
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on this thursday mostly to partly cloudy skies and fog around sfo. but so far no reports of any airport delays. we're switching around to the santa clara valley where you will experience a few lingering showers today. high temperatures averaging three and four degrees above normal. and into the east bay we go. livermore expecting a high of 67 degrees with a random scattered shower. approaching nearly 70 in blackhawk today. into the north bay we go where yesterday novato got slammed with over the past couple of days 4 1/2 inches of rain. san francisco you will have a gradual clearing trend. >> now for a look at what's coming up on "the early show." >> reporter: thousands of protestors against the decision in the garner case. garner's family will join us in studio 57.
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and only on "cbs this morning," shoe designer vuitton takes us around his paris studio and reveals the story behind his red soles. into us is back in the morning. see you at 7:00 -- the news is back in the morning. [ laughter ] >> see you at 7:00. >> i wish i were a size 6. mail that over here. >> not my type. starbucks is getting into the sweepstakes business. 14 people will win a card made of gold with winners names on the card. they will be good for one food or beverage item free every day for the next 30 years. ten of the winners will be in the u.s. the rest in canada and the uk. here's a new high-tech way
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to punish yourself for not waking up on time. it's an alarm clock app. it's called, i cuckoo. you can set it so you can donate money to charity every time you hit the snooze button. >> i'd be broke. >> makes you wake up because you're annoyed. a number of new jobless claims is down in the latest report out of washington. here's kcbs financial reporter jason brooks. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, frank and michelle. continuing to get some good news on the job market with the labor department reporting that first time unemployment claims fell by 17,000 to 297,000. four-week average up slightly to 299,000. but 11 of the past 12 weeks we have seen claims under 300,000. that's a healthy sign. labor delivers the monthly jobs report tomorrow. looking for a gain of 225,000 jobs with the unemployment rate going lower from 5.8 to .57% expected. we have our first report of gas prices under $2 a gallon in the
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u.s. it's coming in oklahoma city at 1.99 for regular unleaded. first time we have seen that since the summer of 2010. ways to go in the bay area but prices are falling under $3. aaa says san jose is at about 3.02 an average. oakland 3.03, san francisco a bit more. but gas prices should fall another 15 to 20 cents over the next couple of weeks. stock market got started with the dow and s&p in record territory. we have had four dozen of those this year. market off to a flat start. let's check the board. dow down 30. nasdaq up 4. s&p down 3. frank and michelle, back to you. >> thank you, jason brooks from kcbs news. it is 6:46 you know46. in south carolina a white police chief is charged in murder with the 2011 death of an unarmed black man.
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protests erupted across the country after a grand jury cleared a white police officer in the chokehold death of an unarmed black man. that sparked a comment from president obama. >> this is an american problem and not just a black problem or a brown problem or a native american problem. this is an american problem. >> the mayor of new york said the grand jury decision was profoundly personal in part because of his own son. he mayor opened up to reporters to talk about an issue that many families with black children deal with. christin ayers has more. >> reporter: a familiar scene in oakland's frank ogawa plaza. hundreds of protestors when the grand jury declined to charge the officer. among them, regina bates clutching pictures of her 18- year-old son malik in honor of a few black men who were not here. >> trayvon ain't here. oscar not here. >> reporter: she says she spent her son's life worrying that he would be killed.
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>> my son could be walking down the street and get gunned down for nothing. >> reporter: so she coached him on how to talk to a police officer. >> is there a problem, officer? you smile. and you have your hands forward on the steering wheel and you look him right in the eye. you don't flinch or move fast. >> reporter: it's the same talk new york city mayor bill de blasio confessed that he has had with his own black son, dante. >> we have had to literally train him as families have all over this city for decades in how to take special care in any encounter he has with the police officers who are there to protect him. >> you shouldn't have to tell your daughter, don't make fast movements if you're in front of the police. >> reporter: yet that is the conversation carissa lewis has had with her young daughter. on black friday she and 15 other protestors chained themselves to a bart train to make a statement about police brutality. >> i do this work so my daughter knows she has to fight every, single day of her life. >> reporter: both say all they
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can do is protest and pray. >> i'm praying for all the black men because you really are saying to yourself it is my kin my sin. >> reporter: in oakland, christin ayers, kpix 5. >> think twice before you block an intersection in san francisco. the city is going after drivers who do that or double park. mayor lee and police chief greg suhr made that announcement yesterday. the goal is to ease congestion and make streets safer for pedestrian. the city will also work to identify factors contributing to traffic jams such as traffic signal and watch signal timing. >> it's tough to drive. sometimes it's good to just walk. it's been a doozy. but i have to say the marin county commute what a difference a day makes. a whole lot better for folks along 101 this morning. there's no flooding concerns around marin city that shut down several lanes of the road and backed up traffic for miles all the way through novato. anyway, right now, everything is clear just notice that drive time is only about 14 minutes from san rafael to the golden
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gate bridge toll plaza. slowdowns also affected the richmond/san rafael bridge during the morning commute, as well. we are seeing the usual backups approaching canal to get on the bridge but 580 looks okay once you hop on the richmond/san rafael bridge. when we first got on air we noticed a pothole westbound 580 in the altamont pass. that slowed down the commute. we have a few residual delays mostly the bulk of the slow traffic in the livermore valley clear past vasco and sluggish on to the dublin interchange. so yeah, just take it easy. we have seen a couple of spinouts. the roads are still slick. and over at the bay bridge toll plaza we have not seen too many windshield wipers going and it is backed up through the maze. 580 is still one of the worst approaches. metering lights are turned on at 5:42 and once you get on the bridge itself, it actually looks okay from the incline all the way to san francisco. one-way traffic control is still in effect in the santa rosa -- or the saratoga area, rather. highway 9 and highway 35, there was a large tree that fell down
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into the roadway. so police are out there just kind of cleaning things up and directing traffic. that's your latest "kcbs" drive to work. here's roberta. >> we have a little bit of low- lying moisture and light precipitation. let's go to our hi-def doppler and we'll focus in right there throughout the santa cruz mountains. ben lomond the big-time winner this past week in the past five days over 10 full inches of rain showers. wow, in fact, do you realize that san francisco this week alone saw over 4 inches of rain? and that's more than we saw all the last year. it's true. right now this is our live weather camera looking out from our kpix 5 studios east. in oakland it's 57 degrees. we have a little bit of light drizzle there at this however. concord is reporting limited visibility in fog in santa rosa
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day to fog visibility down to one mile at 54 degrees. light fog in sfo, no reported delays. showers and mild temperatures today. in between we'll see some sun. so it's rainbow weather today but mainly dry conditions for this thursday until we have more rain slated for your friday afternoon. we are on the back side of an area of low pressure that is now pushing out of the bay area. but upstream is this low and it's aimed and poised in position to move into the bay area by the afternoon hours. so we know that by watching our futurecast. this is your thursday. and we begin to dry out nicely by the evening commute. friday morning is dry. and then it's your friday evening commute that will be affected by the next approaching system. it could be up to 3/4" of rain.
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>> today's highs in the low and mid and even high 60s. the extended forecast: next shot of rain is on monday. the spacecraft orion is still on the launch pad instead of on the way to mars. crutch. >> reporter: i'm kiet do live in san jose. the closure of one of the largest homeless encampments in the country known as the jungle is under way. ,, ,,,,,,
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:55. protestors coast to coast calling for justice after a grand jury decision not to indict an nypd officer in the apparent chokehold death of eric garner. demonstrators blocking traffic and marched down streets late into the night. honda is recalling vehicles across the country with potentially defective airbags. that's after the japanese supplier refused to give in to federal demands for a nationwide recall. the airbags can explode with too much force sending shrapnel into the car. this morning's test launch of the orion spacecraft is scrubbed because of strong winds still on the launch pad at cape canaveral, florida. the next opportunity to launch by nasa is tomorrow morning. orion is designed to bring people to mars eventually. fast food workers in more than 150 cities around the country will walk off the job today. they want a minimum of $15 an hour and the ability to unionize. workers in oakland plan to join the strike this afternoon. there is a huge sinkhole in san francisco in a neighborhood
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in the richmond district after the storm swallowed part of lake street yesterday afternoon. the sinkhole keeps getting bigger and bigger. scattered showers are expected to continue today. i'm kiet do live in san jose. you are looking at the last of the stragglers of the folks living in the jungle. that's the homeless encampment one of the largest in the country here in san jose and they are shutting it down. they were warned that they had to get out by today. we were there with our cameras going deeper into the jungle than we have ever been before. >> coming out? you guys don't have a door? >> reporter: the city of san jose served 200 people living with 72-hour eviction notices to get out by this morning. the smell sights and sounds of the jungle make it hard to believe you're in the heart of silicon valley. we met one woman named monika who was heating up thanksgiving dinner leftovers she says she lived here all her life and will end up back on the street since the city plans to erect call fencing around the
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encampment. do you think it will keep people out? >> i mean, ain't got nowhere else to go. they will come right back. >> reporter: are you going to come back? [ grunt ] >> reporter: the city was getting a lot of pressure to clean up the site because it borders coyote creek and the pollution going into the creek has been going on for years. they say that a tamper-proof 8- foot fencing will be up by the middle of the month. this particular clean-up will go on for two weeks. and they expect to get more than 100 tons of garbage out of here. live in san jose, kiet do, kpix 5. and a new crash and spinout just reported in pittsburg westbound 4 at bailey and we are seeing delays all the way to concord and then continuing down 680 in walnut creek. >> a few showers today and another rain event tomorrow afternoon into the evening commute. it will be dry and sunny over the weekend with increasing clouds by sunday night. more rain slated for monday. >> weekend looks good. thanking for watching kpix 5 news this morning. remember your next local update is 7:26. >> "cbs this morning" is coming up next.
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captions by: caption colorado comments@captioncolorado.com good morning to our viewers in the west. it is thursday, december 4th, 2014. welcome to "cbs this morning." fury and frustration. after a grand jury declines to indict an officer in the chokehold death of eric garner. his widow and mother are here. >> a critical launch for nasa scrubbed. what's holding up the mission that will help put a person on mars. >> plus, fake soldiers. the disturbing trend that has real men and women of the military saying enough is enough. but we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. >> protesters across the country

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