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the very latest on the investigation. lisa. >> reporter: the irish times is reporting that a group of irish students was celebrating somebody's 21st birthday when the balcony collapsed. berkeley police say they received multiple 911 calls at 12:41 this morning from people reporting this incident. the balcony is on the fourth floor, the top story of this apartment building. police say five people died and eight people are injured and being treated at three to four local hospitals. they are all trauma cases and potentially life-threatening. minister flanagan from the irish department of foreign affairs and trade confirms a number of young irish citizens died in the collapse. >> this is an difficult scene, you know, unfortunately, it's going to be a more difficult day for the families of the victims that were involved in this. but the professionalism of our officers and paramedics is high, and they did what they could to assist the people involved. >> a lot of kids don't have
shoes because they weren't allowed back into their apartments. so a couple of the women are running around barefoot and bloodied and trying it figure out who was hurt and how bad and where are they. >> reporter: that man was in the area when the balcony collapsed. he was sitting in his car when a couple people in their early 20s asked him for a ride to highland hospital so they could check their friends. right now building inspectors are working with berkeley police and the fire department to figure out exactly what happened. but berkeley police say they believe all 13 people were standing on that balcony when it collapsed. live in berkeley, lisa chan, kpix 5. the surviving victims of the balcony collapse are now at several east bay hospitals and our kiet do is live with a report. >> reporter: a spokesman here at highland hospital says they
had two to three victims some irish nationals but we don't know the extent of the injuries just yet. now just outside the emergency room waiting room here we see a dozen young people in their late teens or early 20s sitting on the ground together speaking with heavy irish brogues. apparently they are trying to get updates about friends in the collapse. they are upset and not speaking with media. uc-berkeley is a popular destination for foreign exchange students on j-1 student visa to study at berkeley. now eight people have serious to life-threatening injuries. it's unclear how many went to which hospital. some went to eden medical center in castro valley. we are working to confirm if some of the victims were taken to children's hospital in oakland. the minister of ireland opened up the consulate crisis center and activated the emergency response line. minister flanagan said, " >> reporter: live at highland
hospital in oakland, kiet do, kpix 5. >> for the latest go to our website, cbssf.com. communities in eastern texas are expecting a new round of flooding. tropical storm bill will likely make landfall this morning along the gulf coast between corpus christi and galveston. people in galveston are doing what they can to prepare. beach patrol officials were out last night letting everyone know that lifeguards are no longer on duty. there is some basketball to be played tonight. tonight the warriors can clinch the nba title with a win at cleveland in game 6 of the finals. that's all it takes. fans have paid $15 each to watch the game on the big screen at oracle arena. tickets sold out and are now being sold by stubhub for over $1,000 just to be in the arena. on highway 24 in oakland, there's a new mural of steph curry posing as rapper mac dre. people are stopping to pose in front of mural that just went
up just a few weeks ago. >> we were hanging out across the street watching people and every 30 seconds someone was stopping and pulling over. >> that mural is one of two warriors works. the artists call themselves the illuminaries painted it this month and will include a trophy if had he win. today the san francisco municipal transportation agency will hold a hearing on a plan to make market street safer. but not everyone is on board. uber isn't happy that the plan would prevent person cars from turning on market between third and eighth streets. buses, commercial vehicles,ta, sis and cyclists would still be able to do so. according to the sfmta the plan would increase safety and reduce traffic by 30 to 50%. let's take a look at traffic. >> reporter: we ar doing okay. an accident in milpitas, delays for 237 in that westbound
direction just beyond 880 near zanker. expect traffic to go down to about 15 miles per hour in some stretches as chp clears up the spinout. the rest of the commute bay bridge toll plaza metering lights are on traffic backed up into the macarthur maze. and if you plan on making the 580 commute, it's going to be another slow morning. no accidents for livermore. west 580 slow from the 205 interchange down the altamont pass as you head towards the livermore valley. and very quickly you want to go over the street closures in berkeley. you're going to want to avoid the area near shattuck because of the overnight balcony collapse. kittredge is shut down indefinitely between shattuck and milvia a block and a half away from uc-berkeley. that's "kcbs traffic." now to roberta. let's take a look at your weathercam was or your traffic cameras there and you have nothing but a slate of gray, lots of fog. so i thought i would bring a little sunshine into our lives. hi, everybody! this is our scene from mount vaca where the high temperature
today will top off at 88 degrees there. right now, we have visibility in santa rosa with fog. 50s in livermore, san francisco. san jose overcast, 53 degrees. out the door this morning, we have the fog at the coast, even some localized drizzle. it's overcast bayside but clear skies inland by 8 a.m. temperature-wise, pretty spot on today. 60s beaches, 70s peninsula, 80s santa clara valley and east of the bay, up to 88 degrees. and north of the golden gate bridge, from the 60s to the 80s. not as windy. we'll talk more about that at 18 minutes after the hour. gang? >> thanks, roberta. students affected by an error on the s.a.t. this month will be able to retake the test for free. the college board waiving fees for the makeup test for those who took the test on june 6. some supervisors gave students an extra five minutes on the
exam. a well-known clothing chain based in san francisco is downsizing. gap says it will close almost a quarter of its stores across the country and lay off 250 corporate workers this year. a consumer psychologist we talked to applauds the move and says the company's management team grew too big. dominating market two decades ago but hasn't kept up with today's shoppers. >> gap, you know, holds a big place in most people' hearts here in the bay area. so i think it's a company that means a lot to our community and we really want it to do well. >> the company is acknowledging the customers are changing how they shop. it says people can expect to see smaller more vibrant fleet of stores. retail giant target is selling its pharmacy and clinic businesses to cvs. the nation's second largest drugstore chain will pay about $1.9 billion to run target's in store health operations. the number 2 man in al qaeda is dead after a u.s.
drone strike in yemen. today al qaeda confirmed that nasir al-wuyhashi is dead based in yemen. his group is the most lethal affiliate having attempted several attacks inside the u.s. >> if it's true, it's a significant blow. leadership matters and he was the number 2 man in al qaeda worldwide. >> al-wuyhashi had once worked as bin laden's personal secretary and assumed command after aqap in 2009. his death is the latest in a series of targeted killings of top leaders of the yemen affiliate in recent weekend. rachel doelzal has resigned as president of the naacp chapter in spokane. doelzal has been the center of controversy for days since her parents revealed she is white and has posed for years as a black woman. demonstrators held a short
rally in spokane last night criticizing her while vowing the naacp work would continue. >> people trust us. they believe in us. to have anything impune our name is very offensive. >> doelzal has also lost her jobs as a part-time african studies instructor at a local university and as a freelance newspaper columnist. time now 6:09. we are going back to berkeley a live look where at least five people are dead, eight have been injured after a balcony collapsed early this morning. we are going to have the latest from the scene. >> and we finally learned why a new york prison employee allegedly helped two convicted murderers escape the facility. >> sunday is the official arrival of summer and we have a change in the forecast that you need to know about. >> slow traffic at the bay bridge toll plaza where the metering lights are on and it's feeling like rush hour at the
my name's flo, you want to go out with me? no. uh-huh-huh! good morning. towards the santa clara valley, so interesting. look at the finger of low clouds and fog that has traveled from the santa cruz mountains into the santa clara valley. otherwise sunshine on top of that layer. we have your complete microclimate forecast as the news continues. the trail is cold for the two escaped prisoners in new york despite promising clues last week. they are no closer to catching them. they escaped from a maximum security prison more than a week ago. investigators are looking into whether a prison worker charged with helping them escape may have wanted them to kill her husband. prosecutors say the two men may have been manipulating her as far back as 2013. >> you need to work corrections, knew he had to be aware of your own vulnerability
-- you need to be aware of your own vulnerabilities. they will find out what it is within two days. >> they could be from mexico to vermont four families with girls molested by a second grade teacher have settled a lawsuit in san jose. they will get a total of $15 million from the evergreen school district. the teacher craig chandler was convicted in 2012 of molesting five girls at o.b. whaley elementary school. he is now serving a sentence of 75 years to life. i'm lisa chan live in berkeley. the irish times is now reporting some irish students were celebrating a 21st birthday party what the the balcony collapsed. -- when the balcony collapsed. berkeley police say they got 911 calls at 12:41 this morning about people reporting this balcony that collapsed. it is on the fourth floor the top story of this apartment building. police tell us five people died
eight people are injured and being treated at three to four local hospitals. they are all trauma cases and potentially life-threatening. minister charlie flanagan from the irish department of foreign affairs and trade confirms a number of young irish citizens died following the collapse of a balcony. [ pause ] >> reporter: obviously a very difficult morning. right now we have building inspectors working with police and the fire department. they have blocked off this street. pope francis is making a strong call to action on climate change in an encyclical leaked by an italian magazine. he says the bulk of the global warming is caused by humans. he calls or people to reduce consumption and reliance on fossil fuels. the 192-page encyclical includes a prayer for earth. a new drought related
campaign is drawing attention to things you may not be aware of. used water. >> you can equalize your ecofootprint by skipping 37 showers for a four ounce hamburger. >> a group of activists has launched a campaign called skip showers for beef. arguing that raising cattle isn't environmentally or drought friendly. one rancher says it isn't true. >> we don't use any water, um, we all run on spring water which would run off or we have catch basins which we catch the rainwater when it rains. >> some say the campaign fails to acknowledge the impact of water intensive crops like rice or beans often mainstays of the vegetarian diet. it's busy out there. the chp is busy taking care of accidents. the newest problem on the sunol grade southbound 680 at sheridan. an accident reported.
checking it out they are getting calls in reporting this big rig accident potentially blocking a lane of traffic. so they are on their way to the scene. chp says so far that traffic is slow southbound 680 approaching sheridan and our sensors are picking up some of that heavy traffic there. the rest of the commute looks like this. the 237/880 interchange is busy and we still have that accident in the westbound direction near zanker near 880. it is blocking one lane of traffic and you can see some of that slow traffic there as you leave the interchange. now, the bay bridge toll plaza, metering lights are on and traffic is backed up into the macarthur maze. now, aside from the accidents on the sunol grade and in milpitas, it has been a pretty decent commute. you can expect slow traffic in the usual areas especially the altamont pass or westbound 580 still jammed up leaving the 205 interchange bound for livermore. 580 does break loose as you head through pleasanton. that's "kcbs traffic." now to roberta. >> i find this picture very
fascinating. it's our live weather camera looking towards sfo. and we have this compressed deck of low clouds and fog roughly about 1500 feet deep and it's pushed its way onshore into the bay. and now saturating the peninsula but so far, no reports of any local airport delays including sfo. only delays right now in houston, denver and also laguardia. we have temperatures in the 50s except for santa rosa now at 48 degrees. and we have an issue with fog there limiting visibility in some pockets about a quarter mile. another beautiful view this one from lick observatory looking at the sea of low clouds and fog saturating the santa clara valley on top of that, lots of clarity. oh, summer officially arrives on sunday and with it a very summery forecast for father's day but it's the typical june gloom with status at the sea for and the bay and the san mateo coastline. it's going to take a while for you to see any sunshine today. inland will see the clearing and also the warmer temperatures. high pressure building in.
pesky low is out of here. not as windy as 24 hours ago. but we'll have a westerly 10 to 20. 82 in the greater lake tahoe area. currently it's freezing and 32 degrees! we have 50s, 60s 70s and all the way up into the mid- to high 80s today. except for lakeport and clearlake in the mid-90s. there you have your father's day forecast. check out sunday, beach day, 70 degrees there, mid-90s inland. make it a great day, gang. >> time now 6:19. a california assemblyman accidentally votes in favor of the state budget plan and he is blaming facebook for the mistake. >> hey, good morning, everybody. you want a final word from cleveland? i got that. you want ace, i got that, too.
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an update now on the breaks news story in berkeley. five people are dead and eight others injured after a balcony collapsed just before 1:00 this morning. it's at an apartment complex just a few blocks from the uc campus. this complex is geared towards student housing. we know the victims have been taken to several nearby hospitals and we have confirmed that at least some of the people involved are young irish citizens. hey, good morning everybody! is tonight the night? the warriors could be celebrating their first nba tight until 40 years with a road win in cleveland. just like rick barry and the 1975 dubs. let's go to ohio and check in
with dennis o'donnell. >> it's a special thing when you are just there because you're like a family and when you win it on the road and you don't have all of the other distractions, you get a chance to spend a lot of time together and take that trip home together. that was special for us. >> reporter: will lebron have enough gas in his tank to force a game 7 back in oakland? >> i feel confident. i'm the best player in the world. we go home with a game 6, we have enough to win it. we are about tuesday first. if we protect home like we have been capable of doing, then we force a game 7. >> road or home doesn't matter to the warriors as long as they get the championship. in cleveland with the warriors, dennis o'donnell, kpix 5. check this out. tom willis with another arms, check the pitch! a strike. top 8 in seattle kyle deep for a home run to make it 4-1. that was the giants ninth straight
loss. 5-1. the june swoon continues. let's flip over to san diego. that's dave roberts the padres interim manager. they let go bud black yesterday. a's up 3-1 in the fifth. brett lawrie three for five last night. top 8 bases loaded for steven vogt and that one is not coming back. a grand slam get this oakland has won two straight final last night 9-1. that is sports at this hour. get ready. 6:00 tonight. we'll just roll the ball out on the court and see what happens. have a good day. play of the day, stanley cup finals, game 6 tampa bay at chicago. watch. >> score! >> that's your hero right there the blackhawks goalie corey crawford with an amazing save. he pitched a shutout in the
clinching game. chicago 2-0 win the stanley cup for the third time in six years. and they get the play of the day. how cool is that. >> it is cool. it's pretty good. 6:26 right now. the warriors are on the brink of their first title in four decades. how police are preparing for riots. >> reporter: i'm lisa chan live in berkeley where a balcony collapsed killing five people
hospital in oakland. but we begin with lisa chan at the scene in berkeley. >> reporter: the irish times is reporting the irish students were celebrating a 21st birthday party when this balcony collapsed. berkeley police started receiving multiple 911 calls at 12:41 a.m. the balcony is on the top story of the apartment building on the fourth floor. police say five people died and eight people were injured. they are being treated at three to four local hospitals. they are trauma cases and potentially life-threatening. the minister from the irish department of foreign affairs and trade confirms a number of young irish citizens died today following the collapse of a balcony. >> looks like it may have collapsed from the fourth floor and struck the third floor balcony that's just below it. but we don't know specifically, you know, how it happened at this point so that's going to be all part of the
investigation to determine what happened. >> reporter: we spoke to a man in the area when the balcony collapsed. he said he was sitting in his car after a movie when a couple we have in their early 20s asked him for a ride to highland hospital so they could check on their friends. he said some of the women didn't have shoes on. some had blood on their clothes. the alameda county coroner's office showed up on the scene here this morning. obviously it is going to be a very difficult day for many families. live in berkeley, lisa chan, kpix 5. >> thank you. the people seriously injured in that balcony collapse are now being treated at several east bay hospitals. and kiet do joins from us highland hospital in oakland. >> reporter: the irish foreign ministry is tweeting this morning that anyone on a j-1 visa in berkeley should call home to let them know they are okay. here at the hospital outside the emergency room a dozen people in their late teens to early 20s are together
speaking with heavy irish brogues looking for updates. we are hearing from the spokesman at the hospital who says 2 to 3 people were taken to highland hospital. some of them were irish nationals. we don't know the extent of the their injuries. the folks who are here at the hospital they are very visibly shaken and upset not speaking with media. uc-berkeley is a polar destination for foreign exchange students on j1 student visas to study at berkeley. eight people suffere life- threatening injuries. it's unclear how many ended up at eden medical center in castro valley. some of them were sent to children's hospital oakland. the consul-general in san francisco is also working with berkeley authorities. the minister of ireland opened up the consular crisis center and activated the emergency response line. he said: live in oakland, kiet do kpix 5. for the latest on the
collapse, go to our website, cbssf.com. tropical storm bill will likely make landfall this morning along the gulf coast between corpus christi and galveston. people in galveston are doing what they can to prepare for the storm. beach patrol officials were out last night letting everyone know that lifeguards are no longer on duty there. this comes just three weeks after major flooding hits houston and some other surrounding cities. since then, crews have been trying to pick up debris and rebuilding but restoration efforts are on hold because of this approaching tropical storm. >> i'm a little bit exasperated. i'm exhausted. we have been working nonstop for two weeks going on three. >> they are trying to get the moisture but admit they are not ready for storms and flooding. the pittsburg city council has approved hiking rates for water and fines for those who use too much.
water rates are set to increase by 4% for most single-family homes. fines will be issued for section he isive water use starting at $25 a month for excessive water use. the city council of milpitas is considering measures to save water. restrictions and penalties will be on the table as well as how to handle the needs of golf courses. the meeting begins at 7 p.m. i guess the tropics are brewing but we're bone dry here in the bay area. >> we are talking about tropical storm bill so i put together a map on tropical storm carlos because i was hoping that that would affect us like last wednesday when we had the remnants of tropical storm blanca and we had record amount of rainfall here in the bay area. but i put together this map and i did a little bit of forecasting and it doesn't look like it's going to affect us but this is the latest on tropical storm carlos. right now it has winds from 75 to 90 miles per hour located
115 miles south of manzanillo mexico. it's 1500 feet deep at this hour. it's saturating the bay and the san mateo coast. we are in the 40s and 50s. visibilities an issue in santa rosa due to fog. 80s in morgan hill. 88 east of the bay in brentwood. 60s to 80s north of the golden gate bridge. the full forecast is coming up at 48 minutes after the hour but first, liza has "kcbs traffic." chp working on this accident. at the sunol great it involves a big rig. no lanes are shut down but it's just enough to tie up an already busy commute southbound 680 approaching sheridan. traffic backed up beyond andrade for the sunol grade commute. highway 4 westbound traffic now beginning to back up through pittsburg, so the delays begin
from pittsburg to concord. the altamont pass, those backups are improving. westbound 580 heavy from grant line heading down to livermore valley. the bay bridge commute holding steady with those metering lights on traffic backed up into the macarthur maze. the silicon valley is okay. we haven't had any major accidents for all of santa clara county. north 101 will be heavy beyond the 280/680 interchange. that's your "kcbs traffic." now frank. state lawmakers have approved a record $117 billion budget but they have to get governor brown to sign it. that's because the budget adds $750 million to the one brown has already proposed. lawmakers want to spend more money on public schools, healthcare and welfare. they will be working with the governor to come up with a compromise. a republican lawmaker mistakenly voted in favor of the budget. he was distracted by facebook.
assemblyman scott wilk said. my wife is right i can't multitask. the perils of social media. he was allowed to change his vote. jeb bush is officially running for president. the republican and former florida gave announced it yesterday but is not using his famous last name in his new campaign logo. >> not one of us deserves the job by right of resume', party seniority, family or family narrative. it's nobody's turn. it's everybody's test. and it's wide open. >> bush is now the 11th republican hopeful in a crowded field that could grow to 16. another showdown of gun rights in the state. today an 11-judge panel in the ninth circuit court of appeals takes up the issue. they will hear arguments over california's requirement that applicants show good cause before they are allowed to carry a concealed firearm in public. the case involves challenges to regulations in san diego and
yolo counties. tonight the warriors can capture their first nba tight the in 40 years in cleveland. fans are paying $15 to watch at oracle arena. it's sold out. on highway 24 in oakland there's a new mural of steph curry posing as the rapper mac dre. this is not video of that. here it is. people are stopping to pose in front of the mural that went up a few weeks ago. >> the mural is one of two warriors themed works the artists calling themselves the illuminaries painted this month. they say they will include a trophy if they win. the oakland city council is going to vote today to sell land. the high-rise would have 300
units most at market rate. affordable housing advocates have been fighting the development saying public land should benefit the public. time now 6:39. a civil rights advocate steps down from her post in the naacp. but it's not doing much to quite the controversy over her race. >> and a california community is running out of water after the state cuts off its only
♪ ♪ ♪ it took tim morehouse years to master the perfect lunge. but only one attempt to master depositing checks at chase atms. technology designed for you. so you can easily master the way you bank. welcome back. it's 6:42 on this 16th day of the month of june. yesterday a high of only 59 in san francisco. today warmer at 66. partial coastal clearing in the 60s. not as windy today at the peninsula. 60s and 70s there. 80s santa clara valley.
80s east of the bay at 88 degrees in brentwood. north bay numbers stacking up in the low 60s at the seashore to 79 degrees mill valley 80s in novato and in petaluma. lakeport 95. the full forecast in just 3 minutes. an update now on the breaking story we're following in berkeley. five people are dead and 8 others injured after a balcony collapsed about 1 a.m. it is at an apartment complex on kittredge a few blocks east from the uc-berkeley campus. and victims have been taken to several nearby hospitals. some of the injuries are critical. at least some of the people involved are young people from ireland. rachel doelzal has stepped down as president of the naacp chapter in spokane, washington. and as cbs news' wendy gillette reports, there are now growing calls for doelzal to issue an
apology for lying about her race. >> reporter: rachel doelzal's resignation of the naacp in spokane, washington is doing little to quiet the controversy. >> are you here to make a stand? >> yes! >> reporter: a rally was held monday night following the development demanding an apology to what they view as deception. >> she was one of our own marching with us. and yet we don't know who she is. >> reporter: doelzal's parents who revealed her true ethnicity last week say now is the time for her to seek help. >> i think that she needs to step back and regroup. >> reporter: the city of spokane is now investigating whether doelzal lied about her ethnicity when she landed an employment on its police oversight board. wendy gillette for cbs news. >> for now, doelzal is still on the oversight board. hear more from doelzal's parents on "cbs this morning" at 7 a.m. on kpix 5.
the california high-speed rail authority may soon give reports to lawmakers less frequently. a bill that passed yesterday would scale back the frequency from twice a year to once every other year. some republican lawmakers call the vote a move away from transparency. but a high-speed rail spokeswoman says it will streamline reporting since the agency already puts together a business plan every two years. 6:45. a check of traffic and here we go, liza. what's going on? >> slow traffic in many areas, frank and michelle. we are going to start off "kcbs traffic" with a look at the sunol grade where southbound 680 is jammed up because of a big rig accident. now, chp did a great job of clearing it up. they pushed it off to the right- hand shoulder very quickly. but still, southbound 680 even though everything is off to the right-hand side you can expect delays now from beyond stoneridge and pleasanton. so just a tough compute for the sunol great and also a long morning for the altamont pass. westbound 580, still heavy from
the 205 interchange. stays slow through the pleasanton area. so no relief as you as you make your way towards the dublin interchange. now, the bay bridge toll plaza, the metering lights were switched on about an hour ago and traffic backed up into the macarthur maze. it's also going to be slow on 80 westbound through emeryville. past the tolls, traffic is okay across the upper deck. 880 good through oakland. no problems. south bay good news/bad news. the good news is that we haven't had any big accidents. but the bad news is that you can count on the slow traffic for north 101 beyond the 280 interchange, northbound 280 also very slow getting into downtown. streets shut down in berkeley including kittredge because of the overnight balcony collapse. that's "kcbs traffic." now to roberta. weather watchers around our area want to tell us what's
going on in their neighborhoods so i want to check in at this particular time 49 degrees. 49 degrees. that would be john miller with areas of fog in santa rosa. you know, our weather watcher also have this column where they can ask questions or give me observations. and kathy munch in sebastopol asked, where did the term socked in come from? because obviously we're socked in right now in the santa rosa area. well, that came from back in 1944, it's an aviation term. it's when if you can see across the field to see if the planes could take off you couldn't see the windsock, they were socked in. you had no business flying. right now we are socked in at sfo. no reports of airport delays. you can see the tower there. visibility isn't restricted but in santa rosa, we are seeing about a quarter mile of visibility at this time. 48 degrees there livermore 54, clear skies. this is the scene looking out from lick observatory where you see that layer of low clouds and fog. summer arrives on father's day
on sunday along with summery weather patterns. we are going to take a while to see sunshine at the coast. not as windy as yesterday. but as this ridge builds we are going to see some warmer conditions by the weekend. 94 sacramento. 66 monterey bay. 68 degrees in mendocino with partial clearing of the skies there. our numbers from the 50s at the beaches to 60s around the bay, 70s peninsula. up to the mid- to high 80s inland except for lakeport and clearlake at 95 degrees. we'll see temperatures into the 90s mid-90s by father's day. and then also 70s a beach day for dad on the sunday father's day right around the corner on sunday june 21. cnet's senior editor alexi savi des has top tech gadgets. >> i have four gadgets to talk
about. first up, is the dads who love to barbecue and grill because summer is coming up and barbecue season is definitely going on. the i grill this is a bluetooth term the. just put it in the food you're cooking and then walk away and it will give you notification right on your smartphone with things like temperature and time left to cook so you can go inside watch tv and hang with guests, come back and know your meat will be perfectly cooked. now for dads who like to shoot on their smartphones, i have another gadget for you. now this one is called the ipad x3. this is a smartphone stabilizer. it looks like a crazy little gizmo but when you're shooting smartphone video now that shaky cam is often a thing and dads who love to take videos of their kids will know this very well. this has a smartphone stabilizer in it a gyroscope
that works on three axes. it compensates. so you get smooth cinematic photos and videos when you use this. it's expensive. it is $330. but it is pretty much the tool the pros would use if they were shooting. >> think of the video you will have. >> exactly right. it's going to be cinema quality. >> next up, for the music lover this is perfect as well just in time for summer. this is called the monster back flirt. now, it's a wireless bluetooth speaker but it's also totally waterproof so you can take it throw it in the pool. the spa, the jacuzzi. you will have a great time. dad will love it, i'm sure. you can also use it as a wireless speaker so you can make phone calls. imagine doing that having a chat to your dad sitting in the pool or jacuzzi kicking back listening too tunes on this speaker. this is $150. >> is it good quality? >> very good quality. it's got some nice bass to it,
as well. so you can play some really good beats on it. >> and quickly, one more gift? >> one more gift. last is the apple watch. so if your dad owns an iphone and we all know that wearables are the hot topic on everybody's wrist. then maybe you want to consider a generous gift of an apple watch. this one -- there are different things like fitness monitoring and tracking and check your email notification, about $350 and you may have to take the dad into the apple store and get a fitting, as well. >> that's a good idea. >> you just got? >> i just got it. it's more useful than i thought it would be. >> that's great. thank you. a drone is a useful tool showing sharks at the shorelines in southern california. it recorded a juvenile great white in waist high water. it helps lifeguards determine whether the waters are safe for
swimmers. >> this morning we launched it and 10 minutes later we knew there were 10 to 12 sharks in the area. if we get bigger aggressive sharks we close the beaches. >> until the drones see signs sharks are more aggressive, the beaches will stay open. but signs warning swimmers will be posted. a central valley town is in danger of running out of water in the next couple of days. mountain house in san joaquin county has been buying water from the byron bethany irrigation district near tracy but friday, state officials announced byron bethany is among more than 100 water rights holders who will no longer be allowed to divert water. people who live in mountain house are preparing for the worst. >> oh, my god my wife thinks i'm nuts i have like 500 gallons of drinking water stored in my home. >> we are out there looking for water supplies as we speak. >> mountain house leaders are scrambling to find an alternate source of water and if that doesn't work, there is a state
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i saw a commercial that said you can save $500 by switching to progressive. that was me, mom. [ laugh ] i thought you said "that was me, mom." [ laughter ] i'm lisa chan live in berkeley where a balcony collapsed killing five people injuring eight others. the irish press times is reporting that irish students were celebrating a 21st birthday party when the collapse happened. berkeley police say they received multiple 911 calls at 12:41 a.m. this is on the top story of the apartment building, the fourth floor. it's now red-tagged. police say five people died, again eight people are injured. and they are being treated at various local hospitals. they are all trauma cases and potentially life-threatening. the minister from the irish department of foreign affairs and trade confirmed a number of
young irish citizens lost their lives following the collapse of the balcony this morning. >> they're all irish kids, and most of the parents are out of town, in ireland i guess. so they are here for something, some kind of party and it just suddenly fell. >> reporter: that man was in the area when the balcony collapsed. he said he was sitting in his car after a movie when a couple of people in their early 20s asked him for a ride to highland hospital to check up on their friends. >> he said some of the women didn't have shoes on and had blood on their clothes. the alameda county coroner's office is here going to be a very tough day for many families. the building inspector is here working with the police and fire to figure out exactly what happened. but we do know all 13 of these young adults were standing on the balcony when it collapsed. live in berkeley, lisa chan, kpix 5. i'm kiet do live in highland hospital in oakland where a spokesman has confirmed that two to three of those injured victims have been taken
here. some of them were irish nationals. the extent of their injuries is unclear. now, just outside the waiting room in the e.r. here at the hospital, we have counted about a dozen young people who look to be in their late teens to early 20s. they were huddled together this morning speaking with heavy irish brogues trying to get updates on the friends in the collapse. they are visibly shaken and upset and not talking to the media at this time. uc-berkeley is a popular destination for foreign exchange students on j1 student visas as to study at berkeley. eight people suffered serious to life-threatening injuries. it's unclear how many victims ended up at the eden medical center in castro valley. we are working to confirm that some victims were taken to children's hospital in oakland. the consul-general is working with authorities. the minister of ireland opened up the consular crisis center and activated the emergency response line and also the irish foreign minister is asking anyone who was on a j1 student visa in berkeley to call their loved ones and families to let them know that they are okay.
live in oakland, kiet do kpix 5. the chp is checking an accident berkeley east 80 at university. you can see slow traffic there. westbound direction very heavy i-80 jammed up out of richmond approaching berkeley and streets are shut down indefinitely because of the balcony collapse. kittredge shut down between shattuck and milvia. avoid the area of downtown berkeley. traffic delays are reported through there. bay bridge backed up into the maze. >> clouds clearing earlier in the san jose area where yesterday, boy, slow to clear so it was only 69 as a high. currently it's socked in, in santa rosa in the 40s, 50s across the board. later today partial coastal clearing. it's june gloom. 80s inland. 70s in the bay area. we are going to hang on to the pattern until we warm up on father's day, head to the beach. >> thank you. thanks for watching kpix 5 news this morning. remember, you can keep updated on this berkeley collapse right here on kpix 5 and also on our
website, cbssf.com. captions by: caption colorado email@example.com good morning to our viewers in the west. it is tuesday, june 16 2015. welcome to "cbs this morning." breaking news a balcony collapsed. several people near the uc berkeley campus. >> and it may be the biggest get since osama bin laden. al qaeda confirms american air strike killed second in command. we are on the road to seeing how states are cracking down on slow drivers in the fast lane. >> we begin with a look at today's eye opener your world in 90 seconds. we have five confirmed