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choi. let's start with weather and traffic, of course. jaclyn is tracking the commute and we have multiple crashes in the east bay. wean accident westbound 580 near grand line, a hit-and-run. so the semi is on the shoulder there. but you can see the delays building out of tracy westbound205 very slow approaching 580 heading into livermore sluggish. then past all that, we are tracking another crash that looks like they just cleared this over to the shoulder. westbound 580 as you approach 680. but your travel times now 30 minutes between 205 and 680. we are tracking an accident in milpitas. this is along southbound 680 on
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the shoulder. speeds in the green southbound. no delays there. 580 busier, still moving at the limit making your way towards the maze. bay bridge toll plaza is a full house, 23 minutes into san francisco. if you have been enjoying this sunshine, we'll see more of it today. clear skies as we way for sunrise. we have over an hour to come but you can definitely see all throughout the bay area visibility no issue, no fog, no clouds. no precipitation for 13 days, record temperatures, cooler on the weekend. our temperatures, san jose at 50. 55 for san francisco. 46 in livermore. the coolest time of the day, right now. it's not bad. 39, though, in santa rosa.
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just dropped off into the 30s. our satellite and radar showing clear skies so that's what you'll be dealing with all day today which is also why our temperatures are expected to break some records. we are also getting an offshore wind. dry air, not too strong a wind. lower humidity. more coming up. lawmakers on capitol hill have until tomorrow to prevent a second government shutdown this year. there's optimism on capitol hill that a deal is close. the president says if immigration isn't properly dealt with, a shutdown might be helpful. >> if we don't change it, let's have a shutdown. we'll do a shutdown. and it's worth it for our country. i would love to see a shutdown if we don't get this stuff taken care of. >> the president during a white house meeting on the violent ms- 13 gang was calling for stronger immigration policies. lawmakers trying to avoid a second shutdown this year pushed past his comments. >> he is the only guy that
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finds anything good in a shutdown. so that's not helpful. but we're -- our goal is not to play mother, may i, with him. >> a government shutdown is never good. i don't believe we are in any danger of having another shutdown. >> reporter: leaders met yesterday and were optimistic. both sides say they are close on terms to raise spending limits on the military and domestic programs. >> i think we're on the way to getting an agreement and very soon. >> reporter: earlier in the day, the house voted to pass a short-term government spending bill that would expire next month funding the military through september. the status of daca immigrants brought to u.s. as children is unknown yet. senators mccain and another senator will introduce a plan to extend daca protections in
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exchange for border security funding but not a wall. today at the state capital, lawmakers will tackle a bill addressing single-payer healthcare for californians. kpix 5's jackie ward is live in the newsroom with more. reporter: it's a bill that supporters say would guarantee comprehensive healthcare to all californians. today it will be talked about at a hearing in sacramento. the affordable care act put control of health care in the hands of health insurers. 3million people are still uninsured. it's a hot topic. >> single-payer won't work unless we get significant contributions from the federal government. >> "covered california" is a mess and getting worse. thesedeductibles are sky high and doctors won't accept
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coverage. >> reporter: the cost of single- payer healthcare is paid by taxpayers and new higher taxes would be needed. the hearing starts at 10 a.m. in sacramento. in the newsroom, jackie ward, kpix 5. at the state capital there's a new push to prevent sexual harassment. a bill that is being introduced is looking to ban any registered lobbyists found to have committed sexual harassment from similar work for up to four years. the author mark levin of san rafael says that sexual harassment expands beyond the legislature. the proposal would require an investigation into harassment complaints made against anyone who has registered to lobby state officials. an illegal immigrant accused of killing an nfl player in a car crash was just charged moments ago in connection with the crash. he has a history of arrests in the bay area. police say that manuel zabala had a blood alcohol level three
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times the legal limit when he was arrested over the weeks. indiana colts player jackson and his driver were killed. jackson's friends said he wouldn't want his death to be politicizeed. >> i don't think edwin would have judged anyone on where they are from or anything else. >> san mateo county says sabala was arrested and convicted twice for drunk driving in 2005 and drug possession in 2008. california might be doing it all wrong when it comes to fighting wildfires. the year long study says instead of suppressing fires, crews should let them burn. the controlled fires will get rid of dead trees which fuels
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wildfires. fighting fire with fire will save the state money. this morning there's a push in sonoma county to solve the housing crisis after the dead lynn wine country wildfires tore through. supervisors as a goal of building 30,000 new housing units over five years, this after more than 5,000 homes were lost in the october wildfires. if the move goes into effect, the new units could replace aging buildings on santa rosa avenue. the newest member of the san francisco board of supervisors is making a push to hold police accountable when it comes to cracking down on car break-ins. catherine stefani is asking the police department to report back in a month about progress. she says there are about 85 car break-ins each day. in 2017, there were more than 30,000 reported car break-ins in san francisco which is a 24% increase since 2016. she is also planning to host regular public hearings on the issue. san francisco supervisors have voted for the city to
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negotiate a lease with caltrans to open two navigation centers for the homeless. a site near fifth and bryant streets is expected to accommodate 80 people and another near the i-80 on-ramp could house 125 homeless. the centers could open by july. cost of both sides, $7.9 million. several cities in the bay area are still scrambling to implement local rules for recreational marijuana sales which became legal last month. tonight berkeley's planning commission meeting will discuss proposed regulations. next week the city council is expected to vote on declaring berkeley a sanctuary for adult use cannabis customers. small businesses in san francisco's chinatown are getting some much-needed help. leaders are giving out $150,000 worth of vouchers to over 400 residents in the neighborhood. they will be able to spend them at designated businesses affected by the delayed construction of the central subway. my report this morning will come as no surprise to a lot of
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you commuters getting ready to head out this morning. coming up, the dubious distinction san francisco just earned. >> reporter: and we are tracking delays along highway 37. reports of a new accident along that stretch plus a few other hot spots we're tracking, coming up. ♪[ music ] >> reporter: and a record- breaking day, warm weather and when we'll see a change in the pattern. >> plus, in our tech report, the refund apple might soon give to iphone owners who paid full price for a replacement battery. ,$8drw
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the world, when it comes to gridlock on the roadways. anne makovec joins us live, with details of a it's a dubious distinction of san francisco, one of the worst cities in the world when it comes to gridlock. anne makovec has more. are we surprised? >> reporter: no. we're not surprised at all.
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but third worst in the world really is pretty bad. a lot of the problems with traffic congestion here in san francisco has to do with construction. here along the embarcadero, though, it is simply volume. not too bad right now but, of course, it's only 6 a.m. here's a look at that list for you with los angeles topping it as the most gridlocked city for the sixth straight year followed by moscow and new york in a tie, sao paulo and then san francisco. that's according to the global traffic scorecard. here we spend 79 hours in congestion during peak periods, that's last year, that's 12% of total driving time at a cost of $2,250 per driver when it comes to wasted time and fuel. $10.6billion to the city when it comes to a variety of costs to the economy. and while it only seems to be getting worse here in the bay area, l.a. being at the top of the list is no surprise to anyone who has
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driven there. >> we have beautiful weather. we have nice scenery. we have lots of recreational activities. so we have a lot of people moving here to southern california. but with more people comes more cars and trucks. >> reporter: now, on the flip side, traffic is easing up in several cities in texas. dallas, austin and el paso, south bend, indiana, the country's most improved. of course, a lot of this is related to the economy. so there's your double-edged sword. i do want to correct myself. earlier i said third worst in the world, no, as you can see from the list, we were five worst in the world but third worst in the country. so any way you slice it numbers aside, it's not good for drivers of san francisco. live in the city, anne makevoc, kpix 5. >> fifth in the world is still bad! >> yes. >> frustrating. >> if you drive in the bay area, which most people do, this is no big surprise. so hopefully we can get everything improved with our
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new taxes that have gone up with our gas taxes and fees. >> reality in the bay area. a lot of traffic. so right now, we are tracking some delays. this is along westbound 37 right near mare island. and two cars over in the center divide. we are tracking travel times close to 40 minutes between 80 and 101. 680 northbound pacheco boulevard a dump truck versus a car. there's a crash -- quite a bit of debris from that accident. crews are cleaning it up. so far we aren't seeing any significant slowdowns along this stretch. but we are seeing those delays build along highway 4. two separate accidents on san pablo dam road one past valley view roadblocking the eastbound direction, and then in the backup westbound direction we are tracking a car that hit a deer. so expect delays heading there. we are starting to see slowdowns on the eastshore
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freeway. in the yellow out of hercules over to the maze. a little over 20 minutes. and the bay bridge toll plaza is slow. report of a new accident near the tollbooth number 7, a little fender-bender there. so we are in the red heading into san francisco. good morning. we are still waiting for the sun to rise but look at the view from our vaca camera. you can see start to see a bit of that glow. so when will the sun actually arrive? official sunrise is at 7:07 this morning. sunset tonight at 5:40. and also watching the winds this view always giving us a view of the flags that are flying right by the golden gate. you can see it right there in the corner of your screen and it's flowing strong through golden gate bridge area. but we are not seeing as strong of the wind gusts that we saw yesterday. we are seeing gusts as high as 40 to 60 miles per hour yesterday morning. today we are around 30 to 40 in
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some of the hills. 51 in concord and oakland. 56 in livermore. 55 san francisco. sustained winds looking calm except started to pick up at sfo northeast winds at 12. we are getting the northeast direction again so that means dry air is here. humidity levels will be dropping throughout the day. east winds in vallejo at 5. north-northeast in fairfield at 7. so some of the north bay hills are feeling the breeze a little bit. here's the futurecast. you will feel more of that breeze in napa by noon through san rafael. offshore winds will continue to come in because of the coast, this ridge of high pressure. this is the ridge that's been bringing us a lot of heat these days and yes, more record heat today. some tied and broken records yesterday. today more cities will break records. here's the highs today:
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sunshine and comfortable temperatures but just dry out there. sausalito could hit 75 degrees today. we'll barely get cloud coverage at all today. pretty clear skies, look at this, st. helena 82. rohnert park 82, as well. our futurecast shows a little shift. so there's a low that's going to dip down. it's going to impact parts of nevada, utah, colorado and for us all it will do is drop our temperatures down ever so slightly by this weekend. you will most likely notice it because we are going to go from the 70s to the 60s. so at least there's a slight cooldown as this storm just dips down. it won't bring us any precipitation for california, unfortunately, we desperately need it. but it looks like we are not going to see that for a while. mostly sunny skies for the weekend but yes, those
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temperatures will be dropping. they will be above average. that's the forecast. uber is revealing new details about that 2016 data breach. according to the ride hailing company, the two people who hacked the app were in canada and florida at the time. about 25 million people who had their data compromised in the breach live in the u.s. of those, about 4.1 million were drivers. uber disclosed the breach of 57 million worldwidizers in november. iphone ownser who paid for a replacement -- iphone owners who paid full price for a replacement may get a rebate. the tech giant admitted to using software to slow the performance of older models and later offered batteries for $29. right now, there's no word yet on when rebates might be coming. snapchat's user growth and revenue are going up. they brought in nearly $290 million in 2017, beating expectations. the app now reaches 187 million
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daily active users. snapchat stock shot up by more than 27% in after-hours trading when the company released the numbers. sharks and warriors looking for revenge last night. in fact, warriors are like the woman in the life alert commercial: they have fallen down and can't get up. tip-off next. >> but first, what's cool about your school? tell us about it. you can emailer nominations to us at coolschools@kpix.com and we may come and feature your school on the show. it's time for the 'ultimate sleep number event'
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was supposed to be pay back for golden state last night. after getting blown out by 17 in oklahoma city. thunder came in to oracle riding a four-game losing streak. they had not lost two straight all year, the warriors. golden state shot just 8 from 28 from three-point land. curry was two of nine and
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turnover bug continues. golden stated with 25 turnovers and never led in the game. 3rd quarter down 18. paul george monster duck, he had 38. 4th quarter westbrook finds adams, wide open dunk. this is the worst game of the warriors all year. the final 125-105. >> it didn't feel like us. that's for sure. ball wasn't moving. when it was moving, it was generally moving to the wrong team, another 25-turnover night. so yeah, we're out of whack right now. we're just not performing. defense is bad. so it's been a struggle. like the warriors, the shark looking for revenge in california after losing to the avalanche in january. second period sharks down 2. joel ward with the put-back his first goal in 30 games. sharks trying to tie the game,
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j.t. shot from across the ice, it went in. sharks lose 3-1. their lead for second place in the pacific division is now down to two points. number 25, barry bonds' number, being retired by the giants, a ceremony coming in august. >> i'm dennis o'donnell, see you tonight. here's the play of the day from the nba. milwaukee taking on new york. >> knocked away and stolen, here's the lob -- oh!! look at that! >> the lob and the jam. the bucks with the transition. and look at the finish. that's your play of the day. milwaukee beats the knicks 103- 89. ♪[ music ] 6:25 right now. amid ongoing harassment claims in the u.s. house of representatives, lawmakers pass a new bill aimed at cracking
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down on bad behavior. the california author behind the law. >> plus, the new demands being made in support of a campus employee who was arrested at uc- berkeley last week. ♪[ music ]
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single payor won't work without significant contributions from the federal government. >> the single-payer proposal and where it stands. >> north korea as we discussed today continues to threaten our country. >> plus amid rising tensions, the u.s. announces new sanctions against north korea. >> and the rescue is under way in taiwan following a devastating earthquake. >> but first, the healthcare debate reignited at the state
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capital. it is wednesday, february 7th. good morning, i'm kenny choi. >> i'm michelle griego. kpix 5's jackie ward is live in the newsroom with the details of a single-payer bill currently pending. jackie. >> reporter: michelle and kenny, this bill has slowly been working its way through the state legislature and today, the public will have an opportunity to express their thoughts on it at a public hearing. senate bill 562 passed in the senate and is stalling in the legislature and remains a point of contention especially as the race for governor heats up. supporters of the healthy california act include the california nurses association, who say the state would pick up the cost of pricy healthcare bills for californians. but opponents like the california medical association say the bill is being stalled for a reason. >> when you see people that have to pay over $1,000 a month for healthcare and then you still have a high copay, it's ridiculous. so this bill will take care of that. >> can't offer free care for everybody. it can't offer plans that the state pays for with no cost out
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of pocket for anybody because we know what the economics of that look like. >> reporter: the doctor from the american medical association says from a physician standpoint, there should be access to quality healthcare but how we get there can't be a system of medicaid for all in his opinion. he says that would be abysmal. the public hearing starts at 10 a.m. in sacramento. in the newsroom, jackie ward, kpix 5. san francisco's getting some international recognition as one of the worst places in the world for traffic gridlock. kpix 5's nasdaq joins us live with more. >> reporter: a lot of it has to do with construction in san francisco. but a lot of roads like the embarcadero here behind me, it's pure volume. sometimes it can take minutes to go one mile or longer. -- sometimes it can take 10 minutes to go one mile or longer. los angeles is at the top of the entire world for the most
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gridlocked cities. l.a. taking the title for the sixth straight year followed by moscow and new york, sao paulo and there we are, san francisco, according to the global traffic scorecard. here we spend 79 hours in congestion -- we spent 79 hours in congestion last year at a cost of $2,250 per driver in wasted time and gas. $10.6billion to the city coming from a variety of costs to the economy. and while it seems like it's only getting worse here in the bay area, l.a. being at the top of the list is really no surprise to anyone who has driven there. >> i like to listen to music and kind of zone out when i'm in traffic so i guess i have gotten used to it. >> reporter: of course, that is a, um, strategy that a lot of people use, as long as you don't zone out too much. on the flip side, traffic is easing up in several cities in texas, dallas, austin and el paso. south bend, indiana, was the
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country's most improved. but are we moving to texas on indiana? no, we're -- but are we moving to texas or indiana? no, we're not. a lot of it is tied to the economy. so that's the double-edged sword. anne makovec, kpix 5. time now 6:33. look at this congestion on the right with our dublin cam, the 580/680 interchange always congested at this hour. so we're talking about traffic. here's on the left a nice shot to appreciate this morning, the layers, the colors, that's the best shot we have seen all day. >> when you said you want to see congestion, i thought were you looking at me. >> that, too. here it is! congestion, right around here. right in the middle here. >> poor michelle. [ laughter ] >> you're a real trooper though. >> sunshine will be on your side. we'll have a nice sunny day and warm weather so that will make people feel better.
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nice shots from the vaca cam. light winds today. 15 to 20 degrees above average. so temperatures will be warm. we are looking at a day of record-breaking conditions. more records to be broken for this date and yes the 13th day in a row of no rain for san francisco. we are not going to see a change in our forecast really for a while until this weekend, when we may start to feel the effects of a low that's going to dip down and that may help cool things off a little bit. so we won't see as much record- breaking heat out there. but yes, right now, we are under this ridge of high pressure. and this has been really very, very stubborn just hanging off the coast and that's why we're seeing clear skies out there. satellite and radar showing barely any cloud coverage. just a bit off the coast and no fog in sight. thank you. as the temperatures are cooling down, we are heating up on the roads. we are tracking two separate accidents involving a dump truck. the first one over in daly city northbound 280 near highway 1
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it's reported to be blocking at least one lane. so far, we aren't seeing any major slowdowns along this stretch. we'll keep an eye on that towards daly city. this other crash involving a dump truck is northbound 680 right near pacheco boulevard. quite a bit of debris was scattered in the roads from the accident so blocking that right lane. minor slowdowns into walnut creek but our drive times in the yellow. this is further south on the road slow in both directions. south of 580 you will be tapping on brakes. slow towards mission boulevard that's clear. approaching 37, southbound 680
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near jacklin road not blocking lanes. and no longer causing those slowdowns. congestion on 237. between 880 and 101 that westbound direction getting slow, 11 minutes over to 101. oakland police are investigating a shooting on the east side of the city. it happened just after 11:00 last night near hale avenue. the police department sweeted this photo. right now it's not clear who was shot or if any suspects have been arrested. some people are accusing uc- berkeley police of excessive norris after the arrest of a campus employ -- excessive force after the arrest of a campus employee. video appears to show a man grabbing a cook with university dining services. the arrest took place last week eight protest t cole will be charged with vandalism and resisting an officer. those protesting today plan to call for the charges to be dropped. president trump chief of
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staff john kelly is reviewing a democratic memo on the russia investigation. here's what he had to say when asked if he was leading on pushing for its release. >> no, i would say this is a different memo than the first one. it's lengthier, it's, um, -- well, it's different so not leaning towards it. it will be done in a responsible way. >> the house intelligence committee voted unanimously monday to release the democrats' ten-page document which addresses the republican memo point by point rebutting accusations of political bias at the fbi when it requested warrants to spy on former trump campaign aide carter page. the president is expected to make a final decision on whether to release the memo and whether to redact it tomorrow. former white house chief strategist steve bannon has another week to appear before the house intelligence committee about the russia investigation. officials gave him more time to comply with the subpoena issued by the committee. bannon was facing a tuesday
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deadline to answer questions about his work in the white house and during the presidential transition. today vice president mike pence is in japan discussing the north korea nuclear threat with prime minister shinso abe. both are expressing commitment to denuclearizing north korea. the u.s. will be rolling out new sanctions against the country. >> we'll continue to isolate north korea until it abandons its nuclear and ballistic missile program once and for all. >> pence added that he wants to help make sure that the north doesn't use the backdrop of the winter olympics to, quote, paper over the truth about their regime. kim jong-un is sending his sister to south korea to watch the games. embattled real estate and casino mogul steve wynn is stepping down as ceo of his resort company. wynn has been under fire since last month when the "wall street journal published allegations of sexual misconduct against him by
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dozens of employees going back decades. wynn has denied it all. the house of representatives has passed a bill to crack down on sexual harassment in congress and put victims in control. the bill gives victims more rights and resources when they file a sexual harassment complaint and seeks to provide more public transparency. the move comes after a series of high-profile sexual harassment stories rocked hollywood and capitol hill. the bill still has to pass the senate. representative jackie speier said: ors, after a deadly earthquake struck taiwan. here's a look at one survivor, being rescue d building. the search continues for survivors after a deadly earthquake struck taiwan. this is a look at one survivor being rescued from a heavily damaged building. at least 6 people are confirmed dead so far and another 256 are injured. another 76 remain unaccounted for. the quake was a6.4 hitting the east coast of taiwan last
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night. new details on the progress being made to rebuild highway 1 just south of big sur. nine months ago rockslides caused a stretch of the highway to crumble into the pacific. since then, caltrans has been working on the $40 million project to reconstruct the highway. it will sit on the bottom half of the slide. crews have also built a shelf with a ditch to keep rocks from falling on the highway once it's done. 6:40. the hollywood star that's requesting that you unfriend facebook this morning. >> plus, a new incentive one lawmaker wants the state to offer rideshare drivers to encourage the companies to buy electric cars. >> and the market just opened up about 10 minutes ago. and the dow is up after some big gains yesterday. coming up we get an update from kcbs radio's financial reporter jason brooks.
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a big thumbs down. this, after the social network revealed that it sold political ads to russian-linked accounts between 2015 and 2017. jim carrey giving facebook a big thumbs down. this after the social network revealed that it sold political ads to russia-linked accounts between2015 and2017. he is deleting his page and withdrawing his investments. i invite all others to do the same, he said. elon musk is calling the latest spacex project a success. [ applause and cheers ] >> the massive rocket called the falcon heavy blasted off yesterday. its first test flight from cape
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canaveral, florida. its cargo bay, a cherry red tesla. [ laughter ] >> yeah. tesla roadster. it made it the most powerful rocket in use today. thousands of people jammed surrounding beaches and bridges and roads to witness it. you can hear the cheering. it's awesome for elon musk because he has had his ups and downs with some of these launches. >> and this one is progressing. he has a lot of projects, including the hyperloop. this is awesome. investors hope for a continuing uptick in the market. kcbs radio's financial reporter jason brooks has an eye on the dow. >> reporter: good morning. it's been a wild several sessions for the stock market. the market rallying yesterday looking like that rocket taking off from cape canaveral. the day started off with a huge plunge, dow down almost 600 points then finishing higher by 567. massive swings throughout the
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session. and we have seen that continue in overnight trading. it's calmer this morning. we can't say we have hit bottom yesterday. the dow and s&p are down about 6% overall. snap is in the spotlight doing all it can to help out the stock market today. after cruising past earnings expectations on a big revenue gain, most important to investors, snapchat had very strong user growth. up 5% in the 4th quarter from the prior quarter up 18% from a year earlier. the company really dealt with a lot of concerns over slow user growth last year after its ipo and stock fell on that. but today snapchat shares run by 30%. let's check the market in the early going. it could change in an instant as we have seen. right now the dow is back over 25,000 up about 90 points. nasdaq is down 12.
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s&p is up by 6. back to you. >> thank you. time for a look at what's coming up on "cbs this morning." gayle king joins us from new york. good morning. >> reporter: hey, good morning to you, michelle. good to see you. ahead, will the vice president's olympic trip lead to a meeting with north korea? that's the question. ben tracy is in south carolina with the diplomatic doors that could open. plus elon musk reacts to the most successful powerful rocket. they have put a car into space, his own personal car. very cool. and we visit chance the rapper, also cool in his hometown of chicago to see how his open mic project gives tunes a chance to chime. all that plus the eye-opener, your world in 90 seconds. see you at 7:00. did you catch that chance to shine? >> clever. always clever.
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[ laughter ] >> see you at 7:00. >> thank you. a bay area lawmaker is introducing legislation that would create new incentives for rideshare drivers to buy environmentally friendly cars. the bill author by nancy skinner would use $300 million in state funding for rebates for uber and lyft drivers to go left. also calls for the public utilities commission to set targets for converting ride hailing fleets by 2020, 20% of the drivers needing to drive zero emission cars. 10 years from that this the target would be 100%. a tough traffic morning through san francisco. coming off the bay bridge on the skyway, looks okay. we are starting to get slow, a little sluggish with you we have seen much worse so that's still moving. we are in the red though, 27 minutes from the maze connecting to 101h here's a live look at 80 and 101.
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and those taillights moving southbound, that's where you will start tapping those brakes. and it continues to be a very slow ride as you approach cesar chavez all due to a crash we are tracking southbound 101 right near cesar chavez. it has at least two lanes blocked at this time. so very slow until you get to about 280 and then things start to pick up further south but do give yourself some extra time if you have to travel that stretch. here's a live look at 101. this is right at third. so just south of 280. you can see traffic moving in both directions. 101 at poplar, speeds in the green, easy ride this morning but san mateo bridge has been tough about 25 minutes heading over to 101. neda has the forecast. since it's going to be a warm wednesday we thought we would show some dogs trying to stay cool in this heat. we have had several days in a row of record-breaking heat. this would be cooper.
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this is jackie ward's dog, enjoying the hardwood floor because it's so warm. it's going to be another warm day. warmer than yesterday so send us your pictures. tweet them to me or share them on facebook. tell us about the weather where you live. get ready for record warmth again. and temperatures will be cooling down. but not until the weekend. we are going to have to wait for it, no rain in sight. no clouds. clear conditions out there. temperatures will feel warm. from berkeley, clear conditions, as well. wind gusts picking up. oakland hills, 58 miles per hour for wind gusts this morning. this is a gorgeous shot from san francisco of the glow ahead
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of official sunrise which happens at 7:11 a.m. this morning. santa rosa at 39, cooler in the north. it will get warmer this afternoon. northeast winds at sfo at 12. oakland 9-mile-per-hour winds. some of the gusts strong 30 to 40 miles per hour through some of the north and east bay hills this morning. but it will likely be calmer this afternoon, not as gusty as yesterday. some locations will break records today, san francisco, oakland and san jose temperatures in the upper 70s. some of the other neighborhoods around town, this is what it's going to look like. low 70s at the beaches. like pacifica. 74 in san rafael. santa rosa up to 79. it could be in the 80s for rohnert park and st. helena today. up to the higher elevations, it's going to be beautiful. calm skies, calm conditions out there, nice and clear, sunshine on the slopes over at north star, squaw valley, also the sun is still out there, temperatures during the day in the upper 50s for sugar bowl and squaw. at night temperatures cool. clear conditions for a while.
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your futurecast showing the only thing that's going to change is we will get a low to dip down. it will impact nevada, washington, oregon and all that's going to do is by this weekend bring our temperatures down. so we'll go from the 70s down to the 60s for your saturday, sunday and into next week. and that's a look at your forecast. ♪[ music ] my report this morning coming as no surprise to a lot of commuters getting ready for work this morning. the distinction san francisco just earned next. >> plus, the bay area city that just approved funding for a new plan to install a dozen license plate readers.
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i'm anne makovec live in san francisco, a city that was just named the fifth in the world when it comes to traffic congestion on city streets. here's that list: los angeles
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topping it, worldwide when it comes to most gridlocked cities for the sixth straight year followed by moscow and new york, sao paulo and san francisco. that's according to the global traffic scorecard. here we spent 79 hours in congestion last year in peak periods, 12% of total driving time at a cost of $2,250 per driver when it comes to wasted time and fuel. and $10.6 billion a year to the city when it comes to a variety of costs to the economy. of course, congestion often tied to the economy in general. so there's your double-edged sword. anne makovec, kpix 5. it's 6:56. time for your "final 5." the clock is ticking toward a thursday night deadline to avert a government shutdown. house lawmakers voted last night to pass a short-term spending bill that would keep the government open until march 23rd. but it's unclear if the senate will follow suit. the move came just hours after
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president trump welcomed the idea of another shutdown should democrats fail to crack down on illegal immigration. rescue crews in taiwan are searching for more than 100 people unaccounted for following tuesday's deadly earthquake. the 6.4 quake destroyed several buildings near taiwan's east coast. more than 200 people were injured some critically. there's a push in sonoma county to solve the housing crisis after the deadly wine country wildfires tore through the area. sonoma county supervisors have an ambitious goal of building 30,000 new housing units over a five-year span. >> some people are accusing uc- berkeley police of excessive force after the arrest of a campus employee last week. they plan to hold a rally this morning on campus. vehicles will be tracked entering and exiting alameda after a lengthy debate, the city approving funding for 13 license plate readers that would record a vehicle's
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license plate number and the date, time and location. slowdowns for drivers heading along the eastshore freeway. 80 at gilman, 25 minutes from 4 to the maze. bay bridge toll plaza, full house, 30 minutes from the maze heading into san francisco. coming off the skyway, this is 80 at fremont, and your ride continues to be very slow. we are tracking an accident that is just past cesar chavez so here's the 80/101 interchange. taillights moving southbound 101 and it just continues to be a very slow ride approaching the scene of the crash. past cesar chavez, things pick up. taking a look now at ocean beach, look how pretty it is there. oh, how about a morning jog perhaps? walking the dog? that sounds nice. we are waiting for the sun to officially rise at 7:10 a.m. here's the view of san francisco. we are feeling a breeze across places like sfo and some of the oakland hills, it's windy. and temperatures right now in the 40s. even in the 30s still in santa
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rosa. 55 for san francisco. but we are warming up. it will be warm today. on average has where we should be upper 50s, low 60s. but today, san francisco will be breaking some records if you reach 76 degrees. oakland also expected to hit 76. san jose you could hit 78. so putting us about 15 to 17 degrees above average and yes, records will likely be broken all across the bay area today. and here's that stubborn ridge of high pressure we have been talking about for several days now. 13 days of dryness in a row. and we are going to stay dry until at least february 16th. it doesn't look like a major shift in the forecast for a long time. here's the seven-day forecast. cooling down over the weekend. don't forget, a week from today is valentine's day. >> and props to michelle, under the weather, she did it and powered through. >> yeah. you better wash your hands. [ laughter ] >> thanks for putting up with it. >> stay healthy out there. enjoy your day. have a great day. ♪[ musi

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