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and i'm kenny choi. good morning. it is friday, december 30. final friday of 2016! i'm anne makovec -- i can't even talk! i'm anne makovec. >> say good-bye to 2016. >> in for michelle griego. [ laughter ] >> good morning, i'm kenny choi. thousands of people plan to ring in 2017 along san francisco's embarcadero. we take a live look at the bay bridge. sfpd has plans to keep people safe this weekend. >> and kpix 5's maria medina live in san francisco on the department's warning to everybody coming to the city to celebrate. maria. >> reporter: anne, it's really quite simple and we hear it all the time, right, don't drink and drive. and have a plan to get home safely. now, this is video from last year's celebration on new year's eve. this year san francisco police plan to really step up patrols and have dozens of officers on
the embarcadero ahead of the fireworks show at midnight. they are also going to, of course, be patrolling the bars on polk and geary and in the mission. they say if you drink and drive, you will get caught. >> we are not going to allow any public intoxication or drinking in public. use public transportation or rideshare companies into the city. there's no excuse for driving under the influence. >> reporter: there really is no excuse. now, they say they are also going to be getting some realtime updates every, single hour so they can move officers wherever they need to. so that is the warning today from san francisco police. live in san francisco, maria medina, kpix 5. you're looking live at the russian consulate in san francisco. dozens of diplomats there and elsewhere in the united states have until sunday to leave the country. today the foreign ministry in moscow recommended that the kremlin kicks out the same
number of u.s. diplomats from russia, 35. but president vladimir putin said that's not happening. reed binion has the latest on the tensions stemming from alleged russian hacking during the presidential campaign. >> reporter: we'rewhite house homeland security adviser speaking thursday after the white house announced retaliatory measures against russia for its alleged election-related hacking during the presidential campaign. >> we are exposing the tactics, techniques, procedures that the russian intelligence services have used to interfere in our election. >> reporter: the administration sanctioning four russian individuals and five russian entities, also shutting down two russian compounds and ordering 35 russian diplomats allegedly involved in intelligence gathering to leave the u.s. within 72 hours. russian officials reacting swiftly and angrily. the country's embassy in the uk slamming obama on twitter calling the sanctions cold war deja vu. president-elect donald trump,
who has brushed off intelligence assessments of russia's alleged hacking given a broadly worded statement saying, it's time for our country to move on to bigger and better things. senior trump adviser kellyanne conway saw something different in the sanctions. >> even on those who are sympathetic to president obama on most issues are saying that part of the reason he did this today is to box in president- elect trump. >> reporter: but many republicans including congressman adam some are supporting the sanctions. >> donald trump won by having a strong message. but it's saying if a country thinks they can influence us in a certain way, there's going to be consequences for them. >> reporter: i'm reed binion reporting. the white house says that there are additional actions that will not be announced because they are highly classified. bart trains run and running at normal speeds this morning. but last riders had major
delays when a man walked through the transbay tube. he jumped on the tracks during rush hour. photos were posted online. they couldn't run trains at full speed. they had to be operated manually while police officers searched and caught this guy. he was arrested two hours later shirtless and filthy. he made it more than a mile into the tube. let's check the roads with roqui. >> yeah. thank you, kenny. speaking of bart, let's take a look at mass transit first. we have a few updates for the holiday weekend. and for today. bart is all on time right now. no one is walking through the tubes there. and ace trains one, seven, eight and ten are not running today due to the holiday. most of the muni express buses will be not running today, as well. and larkspur ferries on a reduced schedule, sausalito ferry on a regular schedule. now, i want to tell you about some updates here. tomorrow night new year's eve muni will be free starting at 8 p.m.
bart is not free but they will extend service until 3 a.m. on sunday morning for all you partiers. okay now to your roads. looking at the altamont pass looking good at about 60 miles per hour along the way on to the dublin interchange. altamont pass to 680 will take you 14 minutes. and if you are traveling into the peninsula, across the span of the san mateo bridge from hayward to foster city, a quick 13 minutes and then 19 minutes down 80 westbound from carquinez bridge along the eastshore freeway to the maze and no delay across the bay bridge toll plaza those metering lights are not on because it is "holiday light" out there right now. and in san francisco, tonight critical mass bike ride this can cause a lot of chaos in the city and it is going to be a night full of partying, as well. so it begins at 6 p.m. watch out for bicyclists and drive safely. at this time i'd like to give a big shoutout and say thank you to all the wonderful men and women at the airport control tower at sfo. you do such great work out there. and i really thank you. and you're sitting right now
all cozy in your brand-new tower. whoo! gorgeous. look at that design. it stands 221 feet high. able to look out over the complete airfield and noticing even oakland across the bay. so far we have no airport delays at either airport. mineta you're doing okay, as well. currently 30 degrees in santa rosa. santa rosa is reporting areas of fog with visibility down to three-quarters mile. oakland at 44. it's 37 degrees in livermore. these temperatures are about 5 or 6 degrees warmer than yesterday except in santa rosa. now we have a shield of clouds working its way into our forecast. moving in from southern california lifting up north. partly to mostly cloudy during the afternoon hours highs today in the 50s a few low 60s. it will be cooler today than yesterday. half moon bay 64 degrees on thursday. today you will feel the difference in the mid-50s. we'll see a few low 60s around the peninsula from east palo alto to foster city, la honda,
woodside, atherton. santa clara valley from willow glen backing all the way into cupertino, campbell in the 60s. 50s a few low 60s east of the bay. 54 in bodega bay. we'll have the full forecast including your new year's eve day and night that's coming up at, oh, 18 after the hour. thank you. a santa rosa taxi company shut its doors for good tomorrow -- shuts its doors for good tomorrow. ac transportation is paying a huge fine because it refused to offer workers' comp. the company failed to give workers' compensation insurance between 2011 and 2014 and also wrongfully -- wrongly classified them as independent contractors instead of employees. we are learning more about the teenager killed in a suspected drunk driving crash on christmas day. 14-year-old andrew nguyen was a freshman at evergreen valley
high school. he was with his parents early sunday morning when his car was hit head on. jessica zamora was drunk when she crossed the median on capitol expressway into oncoming traffic. she and andrew died at the hospital. the family said, our family is devastated by the sudden death of our beloved son grandson nephew and friend andrew from the tragic car accident on christmas day. while we grieve this loss to our family, we celebrate the immense joy andrew offered in those he came in contact with. andrew will forever remain a source of love and inspiration in our hearts." a parole board has delayed making a decision on whether to release former charles manson cult member patricia krenwinkel. she appeared before the board yesterday 47 years after she helped stab to death pregnant actress sharon tate and kill six others. the board says that it postponed the decision because it needs time to investigate krenwinkel's claim that manson
abused her. >> it's impossible for me to be done with it because public safety is at risk. >> tate's sister has been gathering signatures online hoping to keep krenwinkel locked up for life. time is 6:09. the leader of president-elect trump's campaign manager in new york is under fire for racist comments about the first family. >> good morning. it's another chilly start to your day but we have even colder weather heading this day. we'll pinpoint the days we may see snow. >> snow? oh, no. okay. let's take a look at the golden gate bridge. if you are heading in from marin county into the city, you're looking good but this is the same story across the bay area. how are your roads looking? we'll tell you coming up. ,,,,,,,,,,
oooh. wowww. there it is. it's the red tag sales event and people are excited to bring in the new year with a new chevrolet. i'm a huge chevy fan. how would you feel about starting 2017 in a new chevy? it sounds wonderful. honestly, i would take any one. oh heck yeah! i want to get one tomorrow. fantastic! turn it on, let's go. during the red tag sales event get two deals in one. find your tag for an average total value over ninety-six hundred dollars on chevy silverado all stars. hurry, the red tag sales event ends january 3rd.
ool board is good morning. time check 6:13. it's the last friday of 2016. we are looking at the ferry building. if you are standing in front of the ferry building at the embarcadero for tomorrow night's fireworks that's not such a good idea. the best spots would be anywhere south of the old sinbad restaurant or basically between mission and folsom streets. you're going to be able to see those fireworks. we have clear skies slated for that show. but rain and snow for the bay area we'll talk about that in less than four minutes. >> reporter: a new york school board is demanding that a board member resign for making racially charged comments about the president and his wife. carl paladino was the cochair of donald trump's presidential campaign in new york. the millionaire developer told the newspaper he wanted to see
president obama dead of "mad cow" disease and first lady michelle obama living with a gorilla in africa. last night, the buffalo board of education told paladino he had 24 hours to resign or they would get the state involved. students and parents showed up to demand his removal. >> i want a teacher that's important to speak out against things that are wrong and on her own she said this is just wrong. who says such mean hatedful things? there's been a lot of rhetoric. and it's really disturbing and i think people need to stand up and say, no, this is not right. this is not normal. >> in a statement, paladino says that he didn't mean for his comments to go public and that he is, quote, certainly not a racist. san francisco police dealing with a spike in homicides. the most recent incident happened last night when a man was gunned down near uc hastings. police are still looking for the shooter in that case. this year, homicides in the city are up 7% over last year.
and san francisco police are looking for the suspect in a brazen daylight shooting in the bayview all caught on camera. the shooting happened on december 5. you can see that man there in some sort of skeleton mask running up lane street and pulls out a gun and fires at a black car on palou avenue. just feet away from the gunfire, a woman and her kids take cover behind a van. when police got there, no sign. gunman or the car. richmond's new rent control law is set to go into effect today. voters passed measure l in november. under it, landlords will only be able to raise rents once a year and they must serve renters a 30-day notice for the increase in writing. rents are to be rolled back for leases signed on or before july 21, 2015, to the original amount. the ordinance is designed to protect renters from eviction for profit schemes. netflix is bringing back their fake new year's eve countdown to trick kids to go
to bet early. >> to let them ring in the new year early and send them to bed early so you can party. the most popular streaming time last year, around 8 p.m. it's a good idea for kids and crazy mornings shifts. we could have our countdown at 8 p.m. and go to bed. >> i'm going to try to trick my kid to sleeping at 7:00. >> i disagree. you start lying to your kid now, they will have emotional issues later in life. it all goes back to when my parents tricked me on new year's eve. >> that's what all these problems are about. >> he have always worked new year's eve. >> that's our morning anchor reporter. >> not this year! >> we're all off actually so hopefully we'll come back with great stories next week. >> yeah.
>> what happens in vegas stays in vegas. elton john. >> i'm going to a party in the city on saturday. >> you got plans. >> yeah. i'm going to be on a boat watching the fireworks. >> i'll be at home with my 3- year-old and my wife. >> send her to bed with the netflix countdown. >> that's the way it bring it in with your family. let's check the golden gate bridge marin county into san francisco looking good. 580 in san rafael to the golden gate bridge toll plaza will take you 14 minutes. and then on the other end here on the bay bridge toll plaza those metering lights are not on because it's the holiday. so you're looking good across the span. now from 80 westbound from the carquinez bridge along the eastshore freeway to the maze, that will take you 18 minutes and again expect no delays across the pay into downtown san francisco. along the nimitz freeway, good in both directions from 238 in san leandro to the maze 16 minutes. the southbound side of 880 to the san mateo bridge, a lot of cars actually traveling into the peninsula now from 880 to 101, that's hayward to foster city, that will take you 13 minutes.
now, we have a couple of things going on around the bay area this evening. dallas mavericks versus golden state warriors, game time 7:30 p.m. so expect some delays in the area. and if you are in the south bay, we have a san jose sharks game versus the flyers, that puck drops at 7 p.m. i'll send it to you, roberta. >> i love my sharks. good morning, everybody. let's take another look at sfo. i want to see how many times i can feature sfo this morning trying to jump up and down get the attention of the air traffic controllers in that beautiful newly designed tower there. no delays at any local airport. it's another cold start to your day but besides santa rosa they are five to six degrees warmer than 24 hours ago. santa rosa is actually reporting visibility issues with fog limiting visibility down to about three-quarters mile. so increasing clouds today. it will be cooler than yesterday when we topped off at 71 degrees in santa cruz.
a few light showers and the possibility in the forecast for saturday and on sunday. anything we see will be less than a tenth inch though. and then new year's eve it will be cool and it will be partly cloudy. satellite-radar shows the disturbance off the california coast here spinning its wheels tossing some rain showers into southern california from los angeles all the way into santa barbara. lifting up towards santa maria and san luis obispo. we are the recipient of the mid- and high level cloudiness associated with that disturbance. but by saturday we are starting to talk about another area of low pressure. that's why most of the echoes are off the coast. if we see a shower it will be widely scattered brief, very light, but by sunday a third system works its way into our forecast and on monday we are going to lower our local snow level down to 2500 feet, tuesday down to 1,000 feet. that means we could see a cup snowfall flakes around the
sunol pleasanton ridge. fog in sacramento. 60 the forecast high in monterey. springtime skiing in the high sierra but turning colder over the weekend with an inch of snow expected on saturday. don't forget the chains. colder conditions by monday and tuesday. sun-up at 7:25. by the time it sets, we are going to have about 28 additional seconds added to our daylight hours. extended forecast, boy, it's really complex. the main feature of all this is much colder air mass working its way into our area. barely in the 40s and in the 50s. hey, grab yourself an extra cup of coffee here and we'll be right back after this. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
hey, let's raiders up top. one to 3 1/2 point underdogs at the broncos. what's at stake on sunday? the division and a play-off first round bye. quarterback derek carr tough. he was cool under fire. well, he was miked up through his season ending leg injury against the colts. [ sound of hike ] >> it's broke, it's broke, it's broke, it's broke, it's broke, it's broke, it's broke. >> we got you. finish it off. i know you do. i know you do. >> okay. >> all about matt mcgloin now. nba, now this play didn't count but the warriors game did, they beat toronto wednesday night. steph curry and the "dubs" are in a home stretch where they play nine of ten games at oracle the road game at sacramento. a topic of discussion, at practice -- >> somebody said we don't get
on an airplane until january 19th. guys are probably going to be dying to get out of the house by then. and the wives and girlfriends are going to be ready for them to leave, too,. randy bennett and st. mary's gaels conference opener at loyola marymount usually they beat you from outside, last night it was inside. shakes off lmu, they only hit six three-pointers. gaels win last night 72-60. gaels record, 11-1. give me the headband australian. matt mccar you this of the usf last night, west coast conference opener against san diego, matt mccarthy can shove you around 8 rebounds and 9 points led by 23 at the half and they had to hang on. dons had 10 three-pointers. jordan yes, sir! coach cal smith has the kids going. they are now 11-3. 80-74 was
the final. also a win for the usf women. and cal women are 13-0 now. they beat arizona last night 74- 64. they are rolling through the pac-12. that's sports at this hour. have a great friday. i'll see you later. 6:26. the white house kicking dozens of russians out of the country and here in the bay area, well, they are saying we may have spice working right under our noses!! >> reporter: wyler' making plans for new year's eve -- while you're making plans for new year's eve, what san francisco police want you to know. ,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
into action to save a teen trapped in ice ee water in tahoe. >> investigators may be zeroing in on the source of a smell bothering people in a couple of bay area cities. >> from the kpix weather center, it's 6:30. we have big changes in your forecast beginning today. we'll talk about snow in the local mountains. >> our big changes in the traffic center will be next week. for now we are still "holiday light" but we have mass transit updates for you coming up. good morning, it is friday, december 30. i'm kenny choi. >> i'm anne makovec in for michelle griego. it's 6:30. thousands of people plan to ring in 2017 along san francisco's embarcadero. the sfpd stepping up patrols to keep the celebration safe. >> kpix 5's maria medina is live in san francisco on the department's warning to everybody celebrating this weekend. >> reporter: say good-bye to 2016. say hello to 2017! who is counting down with me? i got a countdown clock for
you. we have one day, 17 hours, about 29 minutes to go. san francisco police really have a simple warning for everyone, don't drink and drive. have a plan to get home safely if you are celebrating here in the city or anywhere across the country here. now, we're going to take a look at video of -- from last year's celebration on new year's day. this year, police are really going to be stepping up patrols like they do every-year. they are going to have dozens of officers on the embarcadero ahead of the fireworks show that will start at midnight and they are going to be patrolling the bars along polk and geary and the mission. they say you will be caught if you are drinking and driving. >> there's going to be various patrols out, dui saturation patrols, increase traffic officers on the street, as well as increased personnel working on the streets specifically for
new year's eve due to the crowds. >> reporter: so i have told you exactly where there are going to be saturation of patrols. but san francisco police tell us, you know what? they are going to be getting realtime updates every, single hour so they can dispatch officers wherever they need to. also want to mention in less than two hours, they are going to be setting up the fireworks here near where i'm standing for the show tomorrow at midnight. so get ready. live in san francisco, maria medina, kpix 5. thank you. two million people are expected to pack new york's times square to welcome in the new year. to protect them, 7,000 nypd officers will be on duty and among new security measures there, 65 garbage trucks filled with sand will be parked around times square to protect revelers from trucks used as weapons to plow through crowds like recent attacks in europe. in pasadena, hundreds of volunteers are putting flowers
on floats for monday's rose parade. each float is decorated with about 800,000 blooms and each flower is hand cut and placed on the float by hand, as well. >> i feel like i'm making a really huge impact even though we are only cutting roses but each rose that we cut is like a very impactful thing to do here. every rose here counts. >> well spoken. everything will be ready sunday. that's one day ahead of the parade. row you schooled us on this. the -- roberta, you schooled us on this. the rose parade is on monday not new year's day. >> the parade would never fall on a sunday because people are riding horses to church in the early days and they didn't want the parade and festivities to scare the horses. so they don't want to interrupt the church services. so the parade is never held on a sunday. >> so the rule stands.
i guess most people have monday off. >> there's going to be rain in pasadena. it will rain tomorrow. there's a chance sunday. but it will be clear for the rose parade albeit chilly in the mid- and high 50s on monday. big changes in the forecast. this is our live weather camera looking towards the bay bridge where we will see the fireworks anywhere between mission and folsom streets along the embarcadero will be the best optimal viewing for the fireworks on saturday night. current temperatures in santa rosa right now, visibility is limited three-quarters of a mile due to areas of fog. 30 degrees there. high 40s in san francisco. livermore at 37 degrees. redwood city at 40. look at the clouds. they are streaming in actually from the south. where we have the rain across southern california all the way lifting into the san luis obispo area. we'll be the recipient of mid- and high level cloudiness throughout the day today. temperatures are coming down. yesterday it was 64 degrees in half moon bay.
today 55 degrees. high 50s and low 60s pretty common anywhere from about foster city into east palo alto, los altos and in the low 60s. 61 degrees in morgan hill. 62 in willow glen. east bay numbers stacking up into the high 50s and low 60s. tri-valley 62 degrees and pleasanton down from 65 degrees yesterday. then we veer on over to the north bay including richard at 55. mid-50s in san rafael. we'll see a breeze late day up to about sa miles per hour. upstream we go pretty much sunny 60 in cloverdale and cooler in windsor today but we do have rain and snow in our forecast. we'll talk about that coming up at 48 after the hour. roqui? >> thank you, roberta. she has her fireworks on her dress ready for the weekend. it's 6:35. let's check your bay area roads. mass transit we have holiday updates. bart is on time. ace trains one, zen, eight and ten no service today. muni express buses most won't
be running today. larkspur ferry on a reduced schedule. sausalito ferry on a regular schedule. listen up. we have mass transit updates for this weekend. tomorrow night new year's eve muni is free starting atle p.m. caltrain, samtrans, ac transit starting at 8 p.m. muni free starting at 8 p.m. bart is not free. but they will have extended service until 3 a.m. on sunday morning. and on monday, listen to this. parking meters in san francisco will be enforced so do not get a ticket on the second day of the new year. moving to the roads looking at the altamont pass, coming off 205 you're moving at 65 miles per hour. and you're smooth all the way through on to the dublin interchange and here's a live look at that moving traffic. altamont pass to 680 will take you 14 minutes. that's your traffic. i'll send it to you guys. a mysterious smell is still bugging people in san francisco. now air quality officials say they may be zeroing in on the source of that rotten stench. they are looking into whether the chevron refinery in richmond may be to blame.
monitors in that area did detect a release of sulfur but investigators are still looking into other sources, as well. they say wherever it came from, it does not pose a health hazard. the search is on for the suspects who beat a san francisco jewelry dealer and took off with a bag full of diamonds and gold. it happened last night outside the jewelry center on utah street in the south of market area. police say that the suspects punched the 72-year-old jewelry dealer in the chest and took off with the bag. there was about $400,000 worth of jewelry inside. the jewelry dealer is shaken but okay. russia is responding after the obama administration imposed sanctions for launching cyber attacks to interfere with the presidential election. president obama said yesterday that the gru and another leading intelligence agency were involved. the u.s. is expelling 35 russian officials from the country and closing two compounds one in maryland and
the other in new york. this morning, president vladimir putin said he will not expel american diplomats in response as the russian foreign ministry had recommended. and here's a live look this morning at the russian consulate in san francisco. some of the diplomats stationed there getting expelled from the u.s. according to kpix 5 security analyst general harp, some of them may be working for a russian intelligence agency! >> people come here under diplomatic cover, um, and they are doing things they probably aren't supposed to be doing. >> in addition to the sanctions from the white house, republican senators lindsey graham and john mccain pushing for tough sanctions from congress. on the ice of lake tahoe a bay area professor rolls up his sleeves and risks his life to help a teenager in trouble. ian whitmarsh an oakland resident was walking near the lake when his wife saw a teen falling in the water. he feared help would be late so
he recalled what he learned from winters growing up in michigan and approached the teen carefully on the ice and rescued him. he was terrified. >> my sister-in-law yelled out, screams, and says, he is in the water. it was extremely scary the whole time i was scared. >> to local sheriffs he was plenty courageous. they will give him a civilian medal for bravery soon. police are investigating a tragic accident at a colorado ski resort. a mother was killed and her 2 young daughters injured after they fell from a chair lift yesterday. the family dropped about 20 feet into the snow before they were rushed to the hospital. one of the injured girls has been released from the hospital. the other is in stable condition. ♪[ music ] 6:39. amazon continues to push the envelope when it comes to its delivery services. the latest big idea flying factories. >> and one special bay area boy
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josh elliott joins us now from new york. good morning. ahead, the potential impact of the new sanctions against russia and what it means donald trump's time for a look at what's coming up later on "cbs this morning." josh elliott joins us. >> reporter: we have lots to get to including more now on the potential impact of these new sanctions against russia and we're look at what it means for donald trump's incoming administration. also, we'll take a look at some of the most successful holiday ads and no news to the folks in the bay area how social media is changing the way retailers reach consumers. artist carmen ferrera didn't sell her first painting until she was 89 but they are now going for 6 figures. how she achieved a major solo
exhibit here in new york at the age of 100. and one. kenny, that one very important. the news is back in the morning. we'll see you at 7:00. happy new year to you and all the folks out there on the best coast. we'll see you at 7:00. >> likewise. that means we still have a chance of pursuing our artistic talents and one day featuring our work. >> we have decades. we have decades to get to it. >> happy new year, josh. see you at the top of the hour. in alameda, these harbor seals have had to make way for a transportation project. dozens of these guys have been forming a clump on a special platform made of concrete and styrofoam sharing close quarters since the summer when their sunbathing spot a nearby dock was removed for a ferry maintenance facility. but locals pushed to get that replacement platform and now they are stressing the need for a second one. amazon is working on a flying warehouse and it is going to be a happy new year
for millions of american workers. jill wagner has that and more in today's moneywatch. >> reporter: millions of workers will ring in the new year with a raise. 19 states including new york and california are raising the minimum wage come january 1. massachusetts and washington state will have the highest new minimum wages $11 an hour. it is the last trading day of 2016. it will probably be another pretty light day of trading. the dow fell 13 points on thursday. probably won't hit that 20,000 milestone today. the dow though is still up nearly 14% this year. the nasdaq lost 6 points yesterday. but it's also trading near record highs. the rap group run dmc filed a $50 million lawsuit against amazon and walmart and other retailers for trademark infringement. the lawsuit alleges that the stores are selling glasses, shirts, hats and other merchandise with the group's logo without their permission. and amazon's next warehouse
could be in the clouds. amazon has been awarded a patent for a giant flying warehouse. it would be a launch pad for delivery by drone and placed in areas where amazon expects high demand for certain items. the warehouse itself would be held up by blimps. and that is your cbsmoneywatch report. for more follow me on twitter at #jillwagercbs new york stock exchange, i'm jill wagner. time check 6:46. let's check with roqui to see how traffic is looking. >> thank you, kenny. traffic is looking good. so let's take a look at the golden gate bridge if you are headed from marin county into san francisco from 580 in san rafael to the golden gate bridge, that will take you 14 minutes. and then the same story here along the bay bridge toll plaza. but from the carquinez bridge along the eastshore freeway to the maze will take you about 19 minutes. and then expect no delay across the span into downtown san francisco. now take a look at the nimitz freeway. looking good in both directions, 880 northbound from 238 in san leandro to the maze will take you 16 minutes.
if you are traveling along southbound 880 to highway 92 that's the san mateo bridge, here's a live look at that commute into the peninsula. 880 to 101, that's hayward to foster city, that will take you about 14 minutes or so. all right. now to some things going on in the bay area this evening. dallas mavericks versus the golden state warriors game time 7:30. wahoo! i hear you clapping, roberta. so expect some delays on the nimitz freeway. this is a popular game to go to because everyone is in the holiday spirit. philadelphia flyers versus san jose sharks today, at the shark tank, puck drops at 7 p.m. so expect delays in that area, too. and san francisco we have critical mass bicycle ride tonight at 6 p.m. this will definitely cause some chaos around the city lots of bicycles out there. and also, if you are planning on driving through the city make sure you're watching for drunk drivers, as well. i'll send it to you. >> good morning, everybody. rise and shine! our live weather camera is perched atop the transamerica pyramid. we're looking due east towards the bright lights of the
estuary of oakland. the port of oakland, as well. and we're noticing the clouds have been increasing from the south drifting up now -- you can see the very tip-top of mount diablo where the sun is beginning to make an appearance. temperature-wise, 30 degrees in santa rosa. areas of light fog limiting visibility down to three- quarters of a mile. otherwise, it's in the mid-30s in throughout the tri-valley. high 40s in san francisco pretty much 40s around the rim of the bay and redwood city. this is what you need to know about this friday. today, this begins to kick- start the big major change in your forecast. increasing clouds, partly cloudy today, cooler than yesterday. the weekend features the possibility of a light rain shower less than a tenth inch if we see anything and cooler over the weekend. new year's eve partly cloudy, dry and cool. this area of low pressure has been anchored off the coast for days. it's now ejecting to the east, lifting to the north, as well. you see the rain showers across southern california lifting into the santa barbara area.
capitola as well with rain around san luis obispo and santa maria. the clouds move in, partly cloudy according to futurecast. we begin to see rain east of us so that's why we have a chance of a shower drifting in our area. and then by sunday, again we start to see the clouds gather. we have a secondary system that will work its way into our forecast on monday. dropping our local snow level down to about 2500 feet. tuesday a third system works its way into our forecast. snow level down to 1,000 feet, locally. 60 in monterey bay. 48 degrees in the greater lake tahoe area. where it's spring-like skiing today, over the weekend about a trace to an inch of snow expected much cooler next week. heavenly, california to the nevada side, great skiing! pick run of the day for north star, i would say delight. the black diamond. it's a lot of fun, steep. all right. 7:25 is sun-up. by the time it sets about 31 seconds of additional sunlight today as we top off in 50s and
60s. 50s again over the weekend. much colder 40s and 50s as highs over monday and tuesday. your new year's eve forecast, partly cloudy skies. in the 40s. enjoy your day, everybody. but don't go away. we have more coming up. a 9-year-old boy in san francisco with a brain tumor got the taste of a lifetime and is spreading his joy nationwide. he came up with his own flavor of milkshake. now it's being packaged and sold by emeryville-based for real foods. they partnered with the make-a- wish foundation to come up with a contest for children with life-threatening illnesses to come up with their own milkshake flavor. and his flavor was the big winner. >> sprinkles inside and, um, tastes like kind of like a cupcake. >> he has had a brain tumor since he was a baby and had about 50 surgeries. he loves to cook. so his milkshake flavor is a
highlight of the holidays. it's available at 16,000 stores nationwide until january 31. congrats. >> looks good. time is 6:51. new year's eve could be a white- out in parts of the u.s. a blizzard dumping a foot of snow or more. >> if you plan to party in san francisco for new year's eve, why police say you better have a plan. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
court reporter could be in jeopardy. authorities are not releasing the name more than 100 criminal cases in san francisco handle by an uncertified court reporter are in jeopardy. he let his certification expired between june and october of this year. state law does require the license in order for work to be current. 117 attorneys have been notified of the certification lapse by the court
stenographer. five things to know at the :55. russian president vladimir putin says his country will not expel diplomats. president obama ordered sanctions after u.s. intelligence linked moscow to cyber attacks aimed at influencing the presidential election. a major winter storm continues to pummel the northeast today. the storm began dumping heavy snow in upstate new york and new england yesterday. by the time it's over some places are expected to get more than a foot of snow. a california parole board has delayed its decision on whether or not it will release patricia krenwinkel. she is an accomplice of cult killer charles manson. she helped kill 7 people and has been denied parole 13 times already. san francisco police looking for the robbers who attacked a man and stole a briefcase containing about $400,000 in gold and diamonds. the 17-year-old man was delivering the jewels to a
market in soma yesterday when the suspects punched him and stole the case. two million people expected to pack times square in new york city to welcome in the new year. 65 garbage trucks filled with sand will be parked in the area. that's of course in response to recent attacks in germany and france where trucks were used to plow through crowds. i'm maria medina live in san francisco. on the embarcadero, tomorrow thousands will be celebrating new year's eve but police have a warning for you. do not drink and drive. now, this is video from last year's celebration. this year, police say they are going to have dozens of officers on the embarcadero ahead of the midnight fireworks show. they are also going to be focusing their efforts on bars, of course, on geary and polk and the mission. they say they will catch you if you drink and drive. >> we're not going to allow any type of public intoxication or drinking in public. we're edge couraging everyone who is coming to the city to
use public transportation or rideshare companies because there's no excuse for driving under the influence. >> reporter: all right. so on a lighter note, in less than a couple of hours, crews will be setting up those fireworks for the midnight fireworks show tomorrow and you can see behind me, crews setting up fencing to keep people tomorrow from getting too close to the water. live in san francisco, maria medina, kpix 5. thank you, maria. it is 6:57. as she said, you will get caught if you are drunk driving. so let's take a look at mass transit because this is a great option for you this weekend. bart right now is on time ace on time. but one, seven, eight and ten will not be running most of the muni inches suppress buses not running and larkspur furry on a reduced schedule. tomorrow night, new year's eve, muni will be free starting at 8 p.m. bart will not be free but they will be extend the services until about 3 a.m. so there's really no excuse make sure you have a plan as maria was saying. now take a look at the bay bridge toll plaza. carquinez bridge along the eastshore freeway to the maze will take you about 19 minutes. expect no delay through into downtown san francisco.
and the same story here along the san mateo bridge into the peninsula. i'll send it to you. >> all right, roqui. thank you. thank you, roqui. good morning, everybody. it's our live weather camera from our kpix 5 studios looking out past the beautiful embarcadero towards the bay bridge due east where we have increasing cloud cover. it will become partly cloudy today and much cooler. 30 right now santa rosa mid-30s tri-valley otherwise we are in the 40s around the rim of the bay into the santa clara valley. later today, with the cooler temperatures, down from 64 in half moon bay to the mid-50s had high 50s in vallejo, 60 tri- valley, 61 in san jose, back through willow glen, pled 50s to the north. we cool down today. over the weekend daily chances of light rain showers generally less than a tenth inch of rain. it will be dry for your celebrations on new year's eve night and then rain or snow possible on monday, tuesday. much cooler 40s and low 50s. the cold spell continues and as i sign on here happy birthday to my boo, maria medina. >> happy birthday, maria!
>> afterthe carnegie deli in new york city is closing. people have been lining up down the block to have the pastrami sandwiches. the deli even has a sandwich named for woody allen. he featured it on one of his films. fans will still be able to visit the company's three other locations. we all know what a leap year but 2016 will also have a leap second. >> 2016 the never ending year. [ laughter ] >> right. >> on saturday night, right before the clock strikes midnight to ring in the new year, the earth rotation and reference system service will add an extra second to world clocks. timekeepers use this added second like leap years which help bring the world's atomic clocks in sync with the world's rhythm. >> ann will have an extra second to snuggle with your significant other on that boat with champagne. >> bring a warm coat. >> so she is out there so one more time. happy birthday, maria!! >> out on the embarcadero
hopefully she can hear us. happy new year! see you next year. good morning. to our viewers in the west. it's friday, december 30th, 2016. welcome to "cbs this morning." vladimir putin says that he will wait for president-elect trump to take office before responding to new u.s. sanctions. president obama expelled dozens of alleged russian spice. a nor'easter dumps more than a foot of snow on millions. we'll check the hardest hit areas. >> plus retailers find new strategies to make their holiday ads go viral. we'll show you the videos that caught the most attention. >> we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye opener." your world in 90 seconds. >> this is an important first