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and i'm kenny choi. in mountain view, several landlords are ma good morning. it's thursday, december 22. i'm anne makovec in for michelle griego. >> i'm kenny choi. landlords in one community are trying to stop rent control effects from taking place tomorrow. lisa chan reports on why the landlords are suing. >> reporter: mountain view voters approved measure v by 53.4% but the ordinance is challenged and could be stopped. the charter amendment is set to take effect tomorrow. but the california apartment association or caa filed a lawsuit challenging the new law and is going to court to get a temporary restraining order. the measure limits the annual rent increases to consumer price index percentages which is 2 to 5%. and it prohibits evictions without just cause for multi- family rental units built before february 1, 1995. the lawsuit also claims the city ordinance prevents possible evictions and rolling back rents to october 2015 levels will reduce the amount of rent landlords can possibly
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get in the future. caa says the measure deprives property owners of a fair rate of return for their properties and evictions protections within the rent control measure transfers property rights from the owners to the renters. this can result in the loss of a lot of money according to a small property owners group in san francisco. >> there was a building up the street that's now tic, but unfortunately, the owner hadn't kept -- had kept it vacant for 10 years because he knew if he let people live in there he wouldn't be able to get them out when he was ready to remodel it. >> reporter: in a letter to caa to local property owners they said there are 10 potential legal grounds to battle the rented control ordinance. 6 out of 7 mountain view council members opposed the measure during the november election and instead supported a milder alternative. mountain view is not obligated to defend measure v. city leaders new decide in a closed session to vote whether to defend the law or not.
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live in the newsroom, lisa chan, kpix 5. two minutes after 6:00. san francisco police officers will have to follow a new use of force policy after a unanimous vote last night from the police commission. the new policy bans officers from shooting at moving vehicles and can't use the carotid restraint like a chokehold. it was rejected over concerns about proper training. the commission did say they want to find a different way to subdue suspects especially for female and smaller male officers who could easily be overpowered. >> when you don't have any options you know what the next opposite could be. this whole thing is giving folks options, options, options. if we don't replace it with something or don't have something else, that's what i'm more worried about. >> as for the ban on shooting at cars, the police officers association is strongly against that policy and might end up filing a lawsuit to fight it. time now 6:02. let's check the roads with roqui. >> thank you, kenny. let's start with the slowest
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traffic of the morning right now. it's the altamont pass of course. we're moving slowly across the way. down to 19 miles per hour crawling your way to livermore where things free up into the dublin interchange. altamont pass to 680 will take you 15 minutes. moving over now to the san mateo bridge, hayward to foster city 880 to 101, 14 minutes but then we have a 20-minute drive from the maze to downtown across the span of the bay bridge. mass transit is all on time, bart, ace, muni and caltrain. we are off to a cooler start this morning than we saw yesterday. yesterday was a nice mild start. now temperatures once again freezing. in fact we're, like, 10 to 11 degrees cooler in some parts of the bay area right now. a live look outside here we do see clear skies for the most part down to 30 degrees in santa rosa.
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so significantly cooler than this time yesterday. 42 in san jose. 38 right now in livermore. clear skies this time of year will lead to definitely chilly temperatures and that's what we're seeing this morning. we do still have unhealthy air quality another "spare the air" day in effect for the north bay. yesterday, they had -- they had forecast this to be a moderate air quality day for the north bay but now we have one more "spare the air" day in effect for the north bay, bad air there, moderate the rest of the bay area. no weather-related issues in travel. san francisco mainly clear off to a chilly start this morning. temperatures in the mid-50s later today. [ kenny coughing in the background ] >> all the major hubs looking good weather-wise. atlanta, chicago, houston, new york, all fair weather today although temperatures certainly chilly in chicago today. futurecast showing some big changes here weather-wise. we do have a front moving through. here we are at 6 a.m. tomorrow morning. the front moves through overnight and during the early- morning hours.
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this time tomorrow we'll see significant rainfall high winds and heavy rain at this hour. behind the front, for the rest of the day, we will continue to see scattered showers. we'll talk more about that. also, a winter storm warning in effect gusty winds low snow levels down to around 3500 feet. we could see 3 to 8" in the foothills. in the highest elevations, 15 to 30 inches great news for the ski resort. a look at what to expect weather headlines. well, dry today, a little bit cooler. rain and wind begin tomorrow and continue possibly lingering into the first part of saturday. but then most of saturday the latter half of christmas eve looks dry as well as the first part of christmas. chilly though on christmas day. and then another system moving in, in the afternoon, evening hours christmas into monday. so here's a look at highs today mid-50s along the coast. upper 50s by the bay. and low 60s inland. our full forecast coming up in just a bit. back to you guys.
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>> thank you. three days after the attack that killed 12 people in berlin, the market at the center of the capital is now back open with concrete blocks in place for security. all over europe police are looking for the man responsible. german officials say the man suspected of driving a truck through the crowd was seeking asylum when arrived from tunisia last year. after anis amri had his application rejected, he evaded deportation. detectives found his identification in a wallet inside the truck. the attack sparked a heated debate over germany's refugee policy. berlin residents want angela merkel to resign. others gathered to show solidarity. >> "we are the world" ♪ we are the children ♪ we are the ones who make a brighter day ♪ >> yesterday's gathering took place just steps from the site of the deadly terrorist attack.
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officials have linked the suspect to an iraqi who was arrested in germany last month and accused of recruiting fighters for isis. isis has claimed they inspired this attack. another obstacle for california's efforts to resume executions. yesterday, the state office of administrative law rejected a new proposal from state officials to execute death row inmates using one of four different drugs or the gas chamber. california has 750 condemned inmates on the nation's largest death row. but the state has not executed anyone since 2006. there is some backlash this morning on a push to stop the music in san francisco. ♪[ music ] >> a lot of people have complained about the noise from street musicians in union square. in the past, police used to ask the musicians to move along. but recently, officers decided
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to start taking away their instruments. >> the instruments that are being seized are used -- are being booked as evidence to be presented in front of the judge and it's up to the judge to determine who is at fault. >> police say this is not a new crackdown, just a way to enforce the law. but some street musicians says they are being targeted and say the music is a staple on city streets. the head of california public schools wants to turn them into a safe haven for undocumented students. state superintendent tom torlakson said, as state superintendent of public instruction, safety is my top priority. and my strongest commitment to you, your students and their families is that schools remain safe places to learn." the letter also encourages all parents to fully participate in their school communities. later this morning, parents in san jose will start lining up to pick up some christmas gifts from sacred heart. >> kpix 5's maria medina is live in san jose this morning to tell us how this is a
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community effort. maria. >> reporter: i am in the thick of the toy stores here that's set up inside sacred heart. and this is where moms and dads are going to be able to go holiday shopping for their kids anywhere from stuffed animals as you can see and barbie dolls and bikes and makeup legos books you think of it they have it right here inside the toy store [chuckling]. they get three gifts each here. 6200 kids will get holiday gifts thanks to the community effort. these are all donations that you guys are looking at. but there is still a need. they are still short gifts for teens. >> we're always short typically for teens, teens always seem to be a hard group and so we always ask for gift cards for them also science type toys for younger kids or legos seem to be really popular as well. >> reporter: so there is still time to donate and you can donate -- drop off new toys at sacred heart and you donate
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money if you can't get down here, log on to their website and donate cash. pg&e will match up to $10,000 today. so there's still time if you would like to help. live in san jose, maria medina, kpix 5. ♪[ music ] time check, 6:10. after nine hours of contentious debate, north carolina lawmakers make a decision on whether to repeal the "bathroom bill" limiting lgbt protections. >> and get ready to shell out more cash for violations at bart stations parking lots. >> and we're off to a chillier start today. downright freezing in some spots but rain is a big story and that's moving in. we'll time it out coming up. >> and it's a smooth drive from marin to san francisco. here's a look at the golden gate bridge. how's the rest of the bay area commute? we'll tell you. we have some slowdowns. ,,,,,,,,,,,, ♪ think of your fellow man.
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♪ lend him a helping hand. ♪ put a little love in your heart. ♪ ♪ take a good look around... ♪ ...and if you're lookin' down, ♪ ♪ put a little love in your heart. ♪ ♪put a little love in your heart.♪ ♪ in your heart. (avo) the subaru share the love event is happening now
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and will have given ninety million dollars to help real people like these.
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lots will face stiffer fines in the new year. starting january second... people caught parking illegally at bart parking lots will face stiffer fines in the new year starting on january 2, people who park in daily spots without paying will be subject to $55 fines. that's up from the current $35 fine. drivers who park illegally in spaces that require parking permits could be pay $75 up from $40. lawmakers in north carolina worked through the night on a repeal of the so-called "bathroom bill." but after nine hours of debate at the statehouse, the bill is in place. brook silva-braga explains why. >> reporter: demonstrators protesting house bill 2 packed the north carolina statehouse but a deal to repeal the law failed wednesday night. democrats and republicans quickly blamed each other. >> today, the legislature had a
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chance to do the right thing for north carolina and they failed. >> reporter: the bill forces transgender people to use the bathroom matching the gender on their birth certificates and limits lgbt protections. it's become a lightning rod. major concerts and sporting events were canceled and protests, some companies left the state. >> enough damage has been done. >> reporter: hb2 was passed in march by republicans after the democratic charlotte city council expanded lgbt rights in the city. yesterday's two step deal called for the city council to repeal their measure which they did, then state lawmakers were supposed to follow suit by rolling back hb2. but their repeal bill included a provision stopping charlotte or any city from expanding lgbt rights for the next six months. >> the work over the next six months towards a long-range solution. >> reporter: democrats said that didn't count as true
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repeal and tended in deadlock. brook silva-braga for cbs news. >> republicans accuse the incoming governor of keeping that bill alive as a political tool. cooper vowed to keep working to repeal the law. he takes office next month. how's this for a christmas greeting? what up? what up? >> i like it. >> that's what a woman in alabama read in a card from her secret santa. >> yeah and it ends with the sweet signoff, your santa, snoop dogg. the famous rapper and tv personality participated in a standard gift exchange program through reddit. the present he delivered included a snoop dogg shirt, slippers from snoop dogg, socks, teabags and a drone. because snoop has a special way with "language" he wished her a [ non-english language ] [ laughter ] [ overlapping speakers ]
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>> my grandmother we snapchatted her and asked her who is your favorite rapper, grandmother? she goes, snoop dogg! how is the traffic working out? >> thank you. traffic is good right now. in the south bay we'll give you the good news first. northbound 101, northbound 280 or northbound 87, now to the batted news. we have the altamont pass slowing down significantly coming off 205 moving at 35 miles per hour. and then things slow down all the way to 14 miles per hour closer to north flynn road. [ coughing ] >> to the dublin interchange here's a look at that. altamont pass and 68016 minutes. and a 15-minute commute across the span of the san mateo bridge that's between 880 and 101. if you are taking northbound 880 to downtown oakland, you're looking at a 238 travel time to the maze of 16 minutes and if you are taking it to the bay, here's a live look at that commute. the maze to downtown up to 20
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minutes now. all right. that's traffic. julie, to you for the weather. [ non-english language ] >> i have to give a shoutout to our floor director for that. here's a live look outside. it's chilly out there. down rise treating in santa rosa, 3 -- downright freezing in santa rosa. 49 in oakland at this hour. definitely a cold start thanks to clear skies and warm air mass in place moving out of here and we are going to see this area of low pressure taking over sending a storm system our way. the front moves through overnight tonight into tomorrow. we can time it out with futurecast and you can see here we are 6 a.m. tomorrow, this time tomorrow, likely we'll see the heaviest rains as the front passes through, the highest winds ahead of the front and behind the front and then behind it tomorrow, throughout the day, scattered showers very unsettled, anticipate some gusty winds and certainly low snow levels, as well. now, rain will continue through friday possibly lingering on
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into the first part of saturday. and then drying out for the second half of saturday. sunday does look dry and cold for the most part. that's of course christmas day. futurecast showing rain totals from between friday and saturday for the entire storm here ranging from three- quarters inch to up to wins to in some of the highest elevations in the santa cruz mountains a half possible for some of the higher elevations on the peninsula. overall, we are going to see some pretty good rain out of this but not a soaker all day long. we have a winter storm warning in effect gusty winds low snow levels down to below 3500 feet but we could see three to eight inches at the 3500-foot level and then much more snow above that up above 7,000 feet from 15 to 30 inches of snow. so this will definitely bring snow to the sierra. north star current conditions looking at a snow base between 18 and 36 inches of packed powder. 17 to 36 at squaw rally.
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you're going to get more powder beginning tomorrow at squaw valley and the same story for sugar bowl. 10 to 22 inches machine groomed. be mindful on the roads difficult getting to the high country tomorrow. if you take a look at our highs today you will see they are a bit cooler than yesterday. topping out in the upper 50s for most spots today near 60 for the warmest locations. and a look at the extended forecast, shows again dry today, rain wind low snow levels for tomorrow. we do dry out for the second half of the day saturday and right now, christmas day sunday looks to be dry and cold. but another system is moving in sunday night into monday. getting us unsettled to start the workweek. we'll be right back. ,, ,,
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on saturday cal set a new record with 27 straight wins at home. last night the biggest test of the season at home against 12th ranked virginia. the bears looking for payback after last year's loss. first half, virginia by three. bird from the top of the key drives to the basket, sinks the floater. and bird had 15 points in the game. final minutes of the second half, cal down 3. singer drives the lane and nails the shot. he converts from the stripe to tie the game. but on the ensuing possession for virginia, wilkins powers his way to the basket gets the bucket and the foul. cal lose 56-52. the 27th home win streak comes to an end. moving to football, the raiders have a christmas eve matchup with the colts. it's a battle of two of the best young quarterbacks in the nfl. but this year, it's not the first time that they have played against each other. >> i wasn't very impressed with him.
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we played in high school against each other once in the play-offs my senior year. and, you know, i have always been very, very impressed with him compared to him as a quarterback. has a great start to his career and this year playing very well. >> that high school game too be -- took place nine years ago when both quarterbacks played in texas. carr eventually moved to bakersfield but remembers how good luck was even though carr beat him on that day. >> man, i remember their fans chanting carr sucks. [ laughter ] >> i remember him just running all over us, you know, i remember he ran over somebody i was like quarterbacks can do that, you know? and, um, i just remember him being super talented and it was a fun --fun game, but, um, you know, i think we got beat the next week or something short thereafter. so it was all right. >> and just a reminder, game will be on christmas eve, that's saturday, right here on kpix 5. have a great day. the new mayor in one bay
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area city admits to plagiarizing portions of his inauguration speech. why he says he is doing nothing wrong. >> reporter: a group of landlords in mountain view is trying to stop a rent control ordinance from going into effect tomorrow. coming up, we'll tell you about the lawsuit filed and why they hope to overturn measure v. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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we now know the reason that muni has been forced to cut back on service this week. >> 'tis the season for giving. how thousands of san jose kids will have their christmas wishes come true today. >> and we're starting off chilly this morning. we have some big changes on the
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way. rain in the forecast, details coming up. and fortunately no new crashes to report. but we have some slowdowns throughout the bay area. so we'll tell you exactly where. good morning, it is thursday, december 22. i'm kenny choi. >> i'm anne makovec in for michelle griego. it is 6:30. we have an update on our breaking news in san francisco this morning where police arrested a man in the sunset district after he climbed on to a roof and refused to come down. it happened near 48th and pacheco a couple of blocks from ocean beach. we are now told that the man actually fell through a resident's skylight while officers were looking for him. the resident called 911 to let police know exactly where he was before the man climbed back on to the roof. it's unclear why the officers were looking for him initially. but it may have been connected, we are told, to an abandoned vehicle in the area. in mountain view, several landlords are making one last push to prevent new rent control laws from taking effect tomorrow. kpix 5 reporter lisa chan is live in our newsroom to break
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down why the landlords have filed a lawsuit. >> reporter: kenny, the california apartment association or caa wants to overturn measure v one day before it's set to take effect. mountain view voters approved measure v by 53.4% in november. but the caa filed a lawsuit challenging the new law and wants to get a temporary restraining order. the measure limits the annual rent increases to consumer price index percentages, which is 2 to 5%, and prohibit evictions without just caught for multi-family rental units built before february 1, 1995. the caa is also attacking the city order analysis that rolls back rents to october 2015 levels. measure v hasn't received a lot of support among elected leaders. six out of seven council members oppose the measure. and instead they backed a milder alternative. a former san francisco supervisor who drafted the first rent control law in 1979 still believes rent control is needed. >> i still am of the opinion that so much depends on good
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relationships between the landlords and the tenants. not all landlords and tenants are bad. there are some very good ones. >> reporter: city leaders must decide whether to defend the law. if upheld the city council would establish a committee to set rent and regulations. protestors hope the city attorney will oppose the row strange order. live in the newsroom, lisa chan, kpix 5. you won't be seeing any more self-driving ubers on the roads in san francisco. at least for now. the dmv officially revoked the registrations of the company's 16 driverless vehicles. uber started using them last week but got in trouble with no permit. the ceo says they don't need one but the mayor of san francisco said it was putting other people in danger. >> he thought that he was still being safe. i think that, you know, i said, you know, that's what dmv is there for, and you better comply or we'll be
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working collaboratively with our attorney general and the dmv to get that compliance. on the same day the company debuted the cars, one of them was caught on camera running a red light. it's unclear when and if the uber plans to apply for the permit. state says it only takes about 72 hours to process. muni service could be affected again today as an unprecedented number of drivers are calling out sick. the agency says there was unexpected spike in the sick calls on monday. 74 operators or about 10% of all operators called in sick. the problem isn't much better. 51 called in sick on tuesday and 48 were out yesterday. the spike in sick calls led muni to consolidate some services. all right. which brings to us roqui. let's get a check on our roads this morning at 6:33. >> thank you, anne. we'll do that. let's start with highway 4. how's it looking now heading out into the antioch pittsburg area? not too bad. you're moving at 30 miles per hour in the pittsburg area so
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from hillcrest avenue to highway 242, that's just a quick 19-minute drive. moving down to the altamont pass traffic coming off 205 you're moving at 41 miles per hour and then you get into a crawl at 14 miles per hour once you hit north flynn road so north tracy boulevard over 580 westbound to the altamont pass will take 30 minutes. traveling into the dublin interchange here's a live look at that. altamont pass to 680, 16 minutes. 880 to 101 will take 17 to 20 minutes. and then of course, we have the bay bridge toll plaza headed into downtown san francisco, so from the maze to downtown, that will be a 21-minute drive. that traffic is backing up into the maze. all right. heading over to mass transit, bart, ace train, muni and caltrain are all on time. so if you want to avoid the roads, that's a good alternate. julie? >> thanks, roqui. we are off to a chilly start this morning. temperatures below freezing for some spots thanks in part to
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this, clear skies to start the day. we will see increasing clouds -- what a beautiful shot there. of the bay bridge this morning as we await sunrise. temperatures down to 3 2 degrees in santa rosa, 47 for oakland and san francisco. definitely cooler than this time yesterday. we do have another "spare the air" day in effect for the north bay moderate air quality for everyone else today. and a look at your travel forecast. a lot of folks heading out to visit family. sfo mainly clear, so no weather- related issues here. we will see after the chilly start temperatures warming up in the mid-50s around the bay today. now, elsewhere your major hubs, atlanta, chicago, houston, new york, all looking at mild weather today. not going to see any significant weather related issues there, although can't promise no delays. futurecast showing big changes here locally as the front moves through overnight and early tomorrow morning. here we are at 6 a.m. friday morning this time tomorrow we are definitely going to be seeing rain on the
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radar on hi-def doppler. some of the heaviest rain and the highest winds at this hour tomorrow. once the front passes through, we'll continue to see scattered showers behind the front. a winter storm warning in effect for friday and for saturday. we are talking gusty winds snow levels down to around 3500 feet. we could see three to eight inches likely going to see a little snow below that, as well. and certainly plenty of snow up at those higher elevations. so all in all, tomorrow is going to be a wet one, dry today cooler. rain saturday. dry out christmas eve and christmas. more on that coming up. restrictions at parking lots at the golden gate bridge for the holiday season. the north and south ends of the bridge will be closed daily between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. from this friday, tomorrow, to monday, january 2. you want to see views of the bridge you will have to take a tour bus or taxi that can drop you off at the welcome center and vista
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point outlooks. concord police are looking for a man who stole $200,000 worth of jewelry. investigators say he smashed a jewelry case in sears last saturday and stole dozens of rings. police think he hid inside the store and waited until it closed. deputies want to hear from anyone who might recognize this man. a taxi driver facing charges accused of sexual assaulting two women in campbell and now police are worried there might be more victims. 30-year-old julio sanchez was arrested last week. police say one of the victims was intoxicated when she got into his taxi. she only remembers waking up inside his home. police say this was the car he was driving and while they were investigating, another woman came forward claiming she was also sexually assaulted by that suspect. a man who calls himself the bay area's youngest mayor may soon score the title of copycat. richard tran's first speech as mayor of milpitas, he plagiarized more than a couple of lines from president obama.
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in his recent city hall inauguration, tran said that, quote, if there's anyone who still questions, then tonight is your answer. that line is one of several tran used to say what obama said in his 2008 victory speech. tran said that since the copied lines were so recognizable, he wasn't trying to be deceptive. >> you know, i didn't do it to copy it, you know? that's very obvious. for me, it was a special opportunity to carry out president obama's "legacy." >> we showed a video of tran and obama's speeches to the council member tran beat for mayor. she said that an apology isn't necessary but that tran owes obama credit for the language. 6:38. and some holiday wishes are about to come true. sacred heart is giving thousands of toys to families who need a little help. >> but there's still time to help because they still need more gifts. kpix 5's maria medina is live inside the big toy room with details on how to get involved.
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>> reporter: good morning, guys. this is impressive and once you guys see this, too, you will be impressed. this is the toy "store" inside sacred heart and this is where parents will get to shop for christmas gifts for their children. now, they get three gifts for each child. and we're talking anything from bikes to stuffed animals, legos, makeup. they have it here. and these are all donations that you guys are looking at. but eunice hernandez joins from us sacred heart and tells us that there's actually still a need. there's a shortage of about 2,000 gifts, right? >> that's right. yeah. and we're especially in need for toys for teens. legos, yeah, they are very popular so those are items we need and today, pg&e will be matching online donations up to $10,000 so if folks want to join in online we can do the shopping for them if they don't have time to do that or they can come to sacred heart and drop off donations from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. >> reporter: so you guys, um, are looking for new toys, right? okay. new toys and there's also another way to help as well, right, if you can't donate?
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>> yeah. if you can't donate, you can come volunteer. we're very low on volunteers for tomorrow. and we can't do this without all of the volunteer help. we need volunteers in the beginning of the year when we have a shortage of volunteers and we are going to need a lot of help to start the new year. >> reporter: thank you. volunteering is not just around the holiday season. >> no, it's year round. >> reporter: thank you. so again, you can still donate if you want to drop off those new toys here at sacred heart or donate some money online on their website, as well. live in san jose, maria medina, kpix 5. ♪[ music ] time now 6:40. the search continues for the would-be thief with a bizarre plan to steal from a bay area music hall. >> and caltrans taking special precautions for the holiday with more snow expected in the sierra. we'll be right back. ,,
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from new york. good morning. thanks. cbs this time for what's coming up on "cbs this morning" with norah o'donnell. >> reporter: we are in berlin with the latest on the manhunt for a christmas market suspect as we learn about americans injured in the attack. plus there are new concerns that some medical community members are pushing the use of addictive painkillers for profit! also, the last-minute rush to get presents to you on time at amazon center. >> the florida everglades the project that almost destroyed it and the threats now facing the park. the news is back in the morning. we'll see you at 7:00. >> thank you. plenty of big economic reports this morning. >> joining us live now kcbs radio's financial reporter jason brooks. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, anne. good morning, kenny. a lot of traders have already taken off for the holidays so
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it's going to be quiet for the next several days [chuckling] for the stock market but today, a lot of news on the u.s. economy. and it's a mix of news. mostly good. durable goods orders fell 4.5% in november mainly do to a big drop in commercial aircraft orders. there was some positive news on business investment which grew at a faster pace. and that's key as business investment is weak for the economy in 2016. weekly jobless claims are on the rise up to 275,000 highest level since june but still within a range suggesting solid job growth by the economy. unemployment right now at a nine-year low at 4.6% and the commerce department says the economy in the 3rd quarter grew even stronger than it previously expected up to 3.5%. strongest pace of growth in two years. 4th quarter expected to grow at a slower pace than that. when open practice winfrey talks, people listen. she lost 40 pounds a year and a half
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from weight watchers and as a result weight watchers stop is up double digits this morning. looks like the market is pulling back this more than. all indices down slightly in the early going. back to you. >> jason brooks from kcbs radio, thank you. more snow expected in the tahoe/truckee area this week driving conditions could be dangerous along donner pass. more than 100 caltrans employees will be working this christmas weekend keeping the roads clear and warning drivers about what to expect. caltrans will also be using pushers trucks to keep trucks moving. >> it's got all the power of the semi tractor with none of the weight so this is a tugboat with chains. >> sometimes when we have a
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light load if we get slowed down on the grades we might spin out even with chains. >> right now there are no chain restrictions on 80 or 50. but that is expected to change as the weekend approaches. those are some nightmare driving conditions. let's check the roads right now with roqui. >> not bad in the bay area but we have a problem in gilroy so let's take a look at the south bay travel times. 280/680 split to highway 237 along northbound 101 is the only slowdown throughout the south bay. otherwise 280 and 87 are green. okay, moving south of the south bay to gilroy we have a situation to tell you about. westbound 152 after ferguson road is an overturned big rig on the shoulder but caltrans is out there blocking the entire westbound lane and they are saying it won't be open until around 9:30 a.m. so if this is a part of your morning commute you want to avoid the area or take a different route there. let's move now to the altamont pass.
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our slowest traffic of the morning off 205 at 54 miles per hour which is such a tease because once you get closer to north flynn road you're moving at just 15 miles per hour so you definitely slow down quite a bit there. into livermore where things free up on to the dublin interchange where they are moving slowly, as well. altamont pass to 680 will take you 16 minutes. moving over to the bay bridge toll plaza the maze to downtown, that's a quick 16 minutes. so not so bad over here. how about you, julie? >> um, looking pretty good in the weather department this morning. in fact, we're starting off with a live look at mount vaca -- or from our mount vaca cam, rather. and as you can see, we have clear skies with some clouds off in the distance. the clear skies getting us off to a chillily start in many locations this morning. we are freezing in santa rosa at this hour. 38 degrees in livermore. 47 for san francisco and 42 in san jose. 47 in san francisco. so the high pressure that we enjoyed yesterday now starting to dissipate a bit. we have an area of low pressure taking over, moving in and bringing with it a weather system, really shooting the weather system our way.
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as it does we see the front pass through tomorrow morning around this time likely when we are going to see the heaviest rain and the highest winds just ahead of the front during the early-morning hours and just behind the front during the late morning hours. as you can see the futurecast we have paused it here at 6 a.m. tomorrow morning. now, advancing to futurecast on through friday we stay unsettled. we continue to see showers, certainly gusty winds will continue. and low snow levels, as well. friday continuing to see showers on into the first part of saturday and then we start to dry out saturday into sunday. christmas right now does look dry but cold although it will be dry. rainfall totals anywhere from three-quarters to 1.5" in the north bay likely going to see some of the highest totals there as well as in the higher elevations over the santa cruz mountains. south bay seeing half inch to an inch of rain there. we have a winter storm warning in effect. low snow levels down to around 3500 feet. we could see three to eight inches gusty winds and definitely gusty winds over the
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pass level. up at the highest elevations, 15 to 30 inches of new snow and that will be great for our sierra ski resorts. north starr reporting right now a base of 18 to 36 inches packed powder there. they will be getting some fresh powder tomorrow, 17 to 36" in snow valley and sugar bowl 10 to 22" machine groomed runs for you at sugar bowl. sunrise today 7:22. sunset 4:55 this evening. a look at your high temperatures around the bay today, certainly cooler than what we saw yesterday. topping out in the upper 50s to low 60s throughout the bay area. and i think the extended forecast showing again one last dry day and rain, wind and low snow levels on friday. could be tough for that holiday travel. saturday, couple of lingering showers and then we dry out. sunday looks dry for the most part and cold. and then we see more storm system moving in sunday into -- another storm system moving in sunday into monday with rain monday drying out by tuesday. back to you guys.
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the search is on for an imposter and would-be thief in san francisco. surveillance video from last week showing him dressed like a pest control worker in white hazmat suit at the sf jazz center. the flashed an ortho badge before security allowed him in. the man even signed in at the front desk. now, authorities say that he was trying to steal from the place. security guards later found him with two laptops and they chased out. by the way, ortho is a brand of pest and weed control product, not a company that performs service calls. wow. nine minutes before 7:00. north carolina lawmakers deciding whether to admit defeat in the face of a nationwide backlash over the "bathroom bill." >> some mountain view louisiana wouldn't to stop a voter- approved rent control ordinance from taking effect tomorrow. we'll tell you more coming up. ,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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europe for the suspect d with the deadly five things to know at the :55. a manhunt continues across europe for the suspect allegedly connected with the deadly truck attack in berlin. germany. authorities have identified him as 24-year-old anis amri. he is tunisian with ties to islamic extremists and officials say he is armed and dangerous. north carolina's bathroom law is in place leaving transgender people banned from using the restroom they feel like using. no, to repeal the bill known as hb2 fell apart when a special adjourned after hours of debate. 33 people confirmed dead after explosion after a fireworks market north of mexico city. 12 people are missing. investigators still aren't sure what triggered the initial
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blast. the dmv has officially revoked the reg station of 16 uber self-driving cars. they got in trouble for not having a permit. they may not apply for a permit. san francisco's police commission approved a new use of force policy banning officers from shooting at moving vehicles and they will not be able to use the carotid restraint. it's similar to a chokehold. it was ultimately rejected over concerns about proper training. i'm lisa chan live in the newsroom. in mountain view several landlords are making one final push to stop rent control laws from taking effect tomorrow. mountain view voters approved measure v by 53.4% in november. but the california apartment association, or caa, filed a lawsuit challenging the new law. and they are going to court to get a temporary restraining order. the measure limits the annual rent increases to 2 to 5% and prohibits evictions without just cause for multi-family
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rent tell units built before february 1, 1995. the lawsuit also claims the city ordinance preventing possible evictions and rolling back rents to october 2015 levels will reduce the amount of rent landlords can possibly get in the future. caa says the measure deprives property owners of a fair rate of return for their properties and eviction protections within the rent control measure transfer property rights from the owners to the renters. this can result in the loss of a lot of money according to the president of a small property owners group in san francisco. >> there was a building up the street that's now tic, a six- unit building. but unfortunately, the owner had kept it vacant for 10 years because he knew if he let people live in there, he wouldn't be able to get them out when he was ready to remodel the building. >> reporter: in a letter the caa sent to local property owners, it said there are 10 potential legal grounds to battle the rent control ordinance. six out of seven mountain view council members opposed the measure during the november
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election and instead supported a milder alternative. mountain view is not obligated to defend measure v. city leaders must decide in a closed session vote whether to defend the law or not. in the newsroom, lisa chan, kpix 5. thank you, okay, 6:58. let's take a look at your bay area traffic starting here in santa rosa. southbound 101 before rohnert park expressway, there was an overturned car out there blocking the right lane but speeds have now recovered and it's been moved over to the shoulder so you're looking good in that area. if you are taking 101 to the golden gate bridge, here's a beautiful live look at that commute from 580 in san rafael to the golden gate toll plaza. that will take you 14 minutes. across the span of the bay bridge, that's a quick 15- minute drive from the maze to downtown. julie? >> thanks, roqui. clear and chilly temperatures in the low 30s. 31 in santa rosa, 38 livermore, 47 san francisco and oakland. rain moving in by tomorrow morning. futurecast shows that front pushing through during the early-morning hours with the heaviest rain and the highest
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winds, and lingering showers behind that front. we have a winter storm warning in effect for tomorrow morning, snow levels down likely below 3500 feet. 3 to 8 inches at that level and up to 30" at the peaks. your weather headlines, dry today, cooler, rain and wind likely for friday. lingering showers for saturday. i think in the morning hours. and then dry for most of the day saturday, chilly on sunday, also dry for christmas. then we start to see another system moving in. quick look at your highs today, upper 50s to low 60s around the bay. we all know that family drama is common over the holidays especially when people get competitive. >> yeah. that's why the creators of monopoly created a holiday hotline. experts will answer your calls and settle family disputes. the company put together a list of the ten most common arguments that came up during the game. the top ones, making up the rules and stealing from the bank. >> as long as you give me the
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scotty dog, i'm cool. [ laughter ] [ overlapping speakers ] captions by: caption colorado comments@captioncolorado.com good morning to our viewers in the west, it is thursday, december 22nd, 2016. welcome to "cbs this morning." >> commandos launch overnight raids in the international manhunt for the berlin truck attack suspect. officials now say americans are among the injured. former top employees at a drug company are accused of bribing doctors to prescribe opioid pain medicine. the alleged conspiracy that highlights america's painkiller addiction epidemic. and a holiday rush is hammering online retailers and shipping companies like never before. we'll take you inside the mad dash to get all the christmas packages delivered on time. >> we begin with a lookt

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