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florida high school. what we're learning about the 19-year-old suspect that was just charged for the deadly rampage. >> plus, the new harassment claims california assemblywoman cristina garcia is now facing. >> and the new deadline set for debris removal in santa rosa following the devastating wine country wildfires. good morning, it's thursday, february 15th. i'm michelle griego. >> and i'm kenny choi. let's start with traffic and weather. and jaclyn is tracking our commute. how are things looking? >> they look good. we are seeing the usual slowdowns but not a lot of accidents or lane closures and that's definitely good news in the traffic world. let's begin by taking a live look at your ride on 580. look at the "diamonds and rubies"! the headlights moving westbound in the yellow for drivers making their way between 205 and 680. about 30 minutes. so not too bad. we haven't seen the red light up our screen just yet. so as you head further west along 580, you will start tapping the brakes again once you get into castro valley and that's all due to an earlier
crash along 238 just before 880. they just cleared that over to the shoulder. so traffic is starting to pick up again. here's a live look at 238 near lewelling and the northbound traffic on the right side of your screen. let's check in with neda on the forecast. taking a look from our mount vaca camera it's still dark but there's a little light glow ahead of the sunrise. sunrise earlier and earlier these days, before 7:00 this morning. minute by minute we're getting there. [chuckling] here's a view from our sutro camera in san francisco. you can see the bay bridge, nice clear conditions, "salesforce" tower there so not really seeing fog forming there except for parts of the south bay. temperatures in san francisco 46. san jose 44. so we have 40s in the area, not as cold as yesterday. we have a breeze in the hills across the east bay about 10 to
20-mile-per-hour wind gusts in the hills. north bay gusts up to 40 miles per hour but this morning it's calming down a bit. it will stay breezy though until about noon for some of the north bay locations as that offshore wind arrives and here are three things to remember for your thursday. so high pressure is back. temperatures are going to be on the rise from today, tomorrow and saturday. we are going to see plenty of sunshine. and then things are change. sunday into monday, we get cold air, windy conditions, and even low snow levels. i'll track it all for you coming up. investigators in south florida are trying to figure out what led a 19-year-old to carry out a deadly mass shooting at a high school he once attended. nikolas cruz was escorted into broward county jail this morning and just hours ago, he was charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder. the school is located in the fort lauderdale suburb of parkland which was recently named florida's safest city. 17 people were killed, more than a dozen others hurt. the school remains closed today. grief counselors are on hand to
help those affected. >> and as investigators looked into the teen's troubled past and variety of gun and violence-related posts on social media, investigators believe that cruz pulled the fire alarm to draw people out of the school in order to kill as many people as possible. >> he knows where everyone would be at. he has been in the fire drills. he is prepared for this stuff. >> authorities apprehended cruz off campus without incident. and last night, investigators searched the home where he was staying. a lawyer representing the family that lives there says that cruz was not related to them. they took him in about 3 months ago after his adoptive mother died. his adoptive father also died some sometime ago. this morning the president tweeted out: bad and erratic behavior. neighbors and classmates knew he was a big problem. must always report such instances to authorities, again and again!" the pr is also expected to address t ion at 8 this mo in our next half ur co ontinues with a report from th .. and the concerns bay area ers are
now about gun control. >> the president is also expected to address the nation at 8 a.m. in our next half-hour our coverage continues with a live report from the scene and the concerns that bay area lawmakers are now raising about gun control. california assemblywoman cristina garcia is facing new allegations of misconduct. a formal complaint was filed with the assembly rules committee. in it, four former members of garcia's staff accused her of having discussions about sex and drinking alcohol in her office. the accusers plan to cooperate with an ongoing investigation but don't want to release their names. garcia posted on facebook about the claims saying in part, quote, i am confident i have consistently treated my staff fairly and respectfully. she took an unpaid leave of absence starting tomorrow after an allegation surfaced that she groped a former male legislative staffer. she denies his claim. a second sexual harassment hearing at the state capital aims to bring justice for victims statewide. and today the subcommittee is laying the groundwork in developing some new policies. kpix 5's jackie ward joins us
live in the studio to break down the topics of discussion. >> reporter: this is all part of a continuing conversation that is ongoing in sacramento. reporter: lawmakers in sacramento say they are taking the issue of sexual harassment seriously. just a couple of weeks ago stronger laws that protect whistle-blowers were put in place, now this. today a subcommittee on sexual harassment prevention and response will hold the second of many hearings over the next month as they begin piecing together new procedures. the goal is to devise ways to prevent and respond to sexual harassment complaints. state senator hannah-beth jackson says secret settlements and non-disclosure agreements are used to silence the victims. in her mind, california needs stronger laws to end workplace sexual harassment, not enable it. >> there will be serious ramifications for both the abusers, the perpetrator, and the companies they work for. protection for all parties with a process that is fair and independent and impartial. >> reporter: state senator holly mitchell of los angeles is the vice chair of the subcommittee.
she says this hearing is part of a long-term effort to change the overall culture in sacramento and ensure the safety of all legislative employees. the first hearing on this topic was on january 24th. today's will be held at 9:30 this morning at the capitol building. president trump broke his silence on domestic violence a week after top white house aide rob porter was accused of spousal abuse. he resigned. >> i am totally opposed to domestic violence of any kind. everyone knows that. and it almost wouldn't even have to be said. >> porter continued to work after the fbi raised red flags about him as part of its background investigation. now the house oversight committee has launched and investigation to find out why. john kelly is under pressure to explain what he knew and when. the clock is ticking for senate lawmakers as they come up with a plan to fix the nation's immigration system. a group of senators announced
they had reached a bipartisan agreement that would protect the so-called "dreamers" while securing the border. democrats are demanding any immigration deal include protections for nearly 700,000 immigrants who were brought to the u.s. illegally as children. conservative commentator milo yiannopoulos is no longer going to ucla this month. he was expected to give a talk entitled ten things that i hate about mexico on february 26th. however, the bruin republicans voted to drop the event later posting the decision on facebook. last year, a planned yiannopoulos appearance sparked a riot at uc-berkeley. four people who were attacked during the violence are suing. they said the city and university failed to protect them. yiannopoulos blasted ucla's decision on facebook writing, quote, californian professors are engaged in the systemic external nation of free speech on campus.
they made the mere discussion of populist nationalist conservative ideas impossible. i will never stop arranging talks in california. i don't care how much money or time it takes. an alleged rape threat was delivered to a stanford university professor yesterday in a letter laced with white powe. anne makovec reports. >> reporter: classes resume, things are back to normal at stanford but this is all harkening back to the case of the stanford swimmer convicted of sexual assault. now the campaign to unseat the judge in the case that. campaign is headed by stanford professor michelle dauber. she says someone sent her the laced rape threat that read in part, quote, since you are going to disrobe persky, the judge in that case, i'm going to treat you like emily doe. she is the victim of former swimmer brock turner in the sexual assault case. dauber is behind the recall campaign to remove judge persky from his job after he sentenced turner to six months in jail. during dauber's press conference about the note, she blamed the campaign to keep persky on the bench for
encouraging threats against her. >> the level of personal attacks that they are engaging in against me is, um, causing these kinds of, um, people who would send these kinds of threats to feel empowered to do it. >> reporter: but retired superior court judge ladoris cordell spoke out to defend voices against recall. that's the group who doesn't believe judge persky should lose his job. >> it's very curious the timing that this happened right when the tide has turned. >> reporter: cordell says she believes the threat was likely fake as those oppose the recall find more support months before persky's fate is decided in june. that white powder by the way turned out to be nothing, harmless. there are some reports it may have been baby powder but again, the investigation is ongoing. anne makovec, kpix 5.
following the deadly wine country wildfires, the city of santa rosa is setting a new debris removal deadline for private clean-up. all hazardous wildfire ash and debris needs to be removed by april 9th. nearly 3,000 homes and buildings in the city were destroyed in the october wildfires. and 1,000 applications were received by the city and county, fewer than 200 have been completed. santa rosa is hosting a fire rebuilding meeting at 6 p.m. at the finley community center. state lawmakers are making a big push to bring affordable housing near transit centers. i'm live with the details on some of these plans coming up. >> plus, a new proposal to raise bridge tolls heads to the june ba a look of where the money -- june. a look at where the money brought in would go. >> delays in the north bay, what's causing slowdowns? find out coming up.
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for switching to progressive? [ engine revving ] you cannot hear me at all, can you? area.. centered around major transit hubs like ba kpix 5 new this morning, there's a push to build more affordable housing in the bay area centered around major transit hubs like bart. jessica flores is live at the san leandro bart station with more. >> reporter: good morning, kenny. that's right. traffic is a mess. we have little affordable housing. so one way state lawmakers want to fix the problem is actually to build more affordable units near transit centers. here in san leandro, a couple of blocks away from the san
leandro bart station, city leaders have approved a $33 million affordable housing complex. now at the state capital they actually want to reward developers who want to go in and bring some affordable housing near transit centers. now, this bill is being sponsored by the city of san diego. but, of course, it would impact cities across the state. assemblyman todd gloria authored the bill. under the plan developers would be rewarded for building affordable units near public transit. here's how the bill would work. the plan tries to maximize density, essentially favoring developers who build with more usable space. now, the plan would also change impact fees by the development square footage to encourage developers to build more compact units and the plan would also reduce the amount of parking needed to build. now this bill follows others intended to spur development like the one from san francisco senator scott weiner that would bypass rules that limit building height near transit centers. and real estate experts say if you are near a bart station, chances are you're in the middle of a new building boom.
bart is preparing for this new surge of riders. >> our expectation within a 10- year window will add about 100,000 new riders. >> reporter: now, under the bill from san diego, cities would have the choice of whether or not they want to participate to encourage these builders to go and actually build this affordable housing near transit centers. and according to the bill it doesn't require any california taxpayer subsidies. live here in san leandro, i'm jessica flores, kpix 5. well, in just a few months marin voters will be asked to approve a $3 toll increase on the june ballot. in approved it would be phased in over six years. here's a look at where the money would go. 30million to a new downtown san rafael transit center. another 120 million would go to the marin-sonoma narrows. and $100 million would go to highway 37 improvements. time now 6:16. it looks like it's pre-"friday light." >> in some areas.
>> yeah. >> in some areas but actually on 37, they could use some improvement because we have been looking at that. here's highway 37. we are in the yellow for drivers between 80 and 101. this is near lakeville highway westbound. slow and go. if you would like to use the richmond/san rafael bridge that's in the green. you can see crowds developing in the westbound direction. eight minutes from marina bay parkway to sir francis drake. and we are tracking "slow, stop, go" ride through petaluma. this is 101 north petaluma boulevard and those headlights moving southbound. we had an earlier problem with a car that had one lane blocked and you can see that backup quickly stretched with cruising speed around 10 miles per hour. really slowing that morning commute down so your drive time 21 minutes down to kastania. what a difference a few minutes makes.
now look at the mount vaca camera. that's a lot brighter. you can see clear conditions out there no clouds to mess with our view this morning as we wait for the sun to rise. here's a look at your headlines for today. temperatures are going to start to warm up. we have high pressure arriving and we'll have spring-like temperatures in the 70s inland by saturday. sunday night temperatures drop into monday. a big change in our forecast next week. sunrise at 6:59 a.m. sunset 5:48 p.m. san francisco beautiful clear conditions calm winds for san francisco right now and temperatures in the 40s for most of us. some of the north bay valleys down into the 30s this morning. but temperatures slightly warmer than this time yesterday. although it looks clear, ten-mile visibility pretty much everywhere, san jose is noticing some fog forming just
south there. there's an offshore flow still happening along the coastline windy conditions and ben lomond could see gusts up to 20 miles per hour. so some high pressure comes towards california and dry conditions yet again our 21st day now of no rain. temperatures today 64 in santa clara. 64 in san jose. over in the east bay, temperatures low to mid-60s. 65 in concord. 60s in the area in general.
here's the big change that's on its way. that cooler air will arrive sunday into monday and it's a fairly dry system. some models are showing some moisture. and if we get that moisture, snow levels could reach as low as 1,000 feet so monday morning, if moisture comes with that system, get ready to see some snow even across the north bay hills if we get any kind of precipitation with it. but again, it's expected to be a dry one. thank you. a cheaper 6.1" iphone could help apple sell over 100 million devices. a mac rumors report predicts the less expensive iphone will have face id launching in the second half of this year but an official announcement could come during their event in september. facebook is expected to launch two new smart speakers
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lawmakers are calling for more steve kerr's father was shot and killed in 1984. and when the warriors coach learned of the tragedy in florida yesterday, he pointed the finger at those in office. >> it doesn't seem to matter to our government that children are being shot to death. but we can do something about it. we can vote people in who actually have the courage to protect people's lives and focus on the real safety issues, not building some
stupid walls for billions of dollars that has nothing to do with our safety. >> kerr's comments made last night's game in portland seem less relevant and it was. but if records matter, the warriors slipped a notch. bill walton still standing tall in portland. courtside for the broadcast, blazers built a 20-point lead in the 1st quarter thanks to 18 from lillard. 4th quarter warriors down 6. durant makes it a one possession game with that number. but then lillard to mccullum over steph curry, 44 for lillard. 29 for mccullum. durant dropped 56. he was scoring even when the shoes were coming off. four shy of his career high. down to 26 seconds left. klay can't hit from three t warriors lose 123-117. they hit the all star break behind the houston rockets who took over first place in the western conference. daniel kilgore gets an extension from the 49ers.
he is their center. and sebastien janikowski reportedly let go by the oakland raiders. i'm dennis o'donnell. see you tonight. are calling for more gun control .. following yet another deadly school shooting. we'll also tell you how schools in the bay area are preparing some california lawmakers are calling for more gun control following yet another deadly school shooting. we'll also tell you how schools in the bay area are preparing for the worst-case scenario. >> plus, how many more immigration requests president trump's administration has made to san francisco jails compared to the last administration.
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just like praying and crying. >> this morning, students are opening up about the tense moments that followed when shots rang out inside their florida high school, this as new details emerge about the gunman. >> had problems at the school earlier. >> a live report from the scene of the tragedy. >> the unusual step pg&e is taking as it faces a growing number of lawsuits following the deadly wine country wildfires. >> and as the fed crackdown on sanctuary cities, new data shows immigration requests at the san francisco jail are increasing. first, investigators continue to look into why the 19-year-old suspect in the deadly florida shooting opened fire. it is thursday, february 15th. i'm kenny choi. >> i'm michelle griego. nikolas cruz was escorted into broward county jail this morning and just hours ago, he was charged with 17 counts of murder. as the investigation unfolds, we have live team coverage. kpix 5's jackie ward has more
on the growing calls for gun control but let's start with laura podesta at the scene. >> reporter: michelle and kenny, what investigators are going to be doing is trying to figure out the motive, what made this suspect open fire on a school on a classroom that he attended just one year before. i want to warn that you some of the video is incredibly disturbing. the suspect in yesterday's deadly school shooting was escorted into broward county jail this morning. [ gunfire ] >> reporter: as the schoolday ended, police say 19-year-old nikolas cruz fired a hail of bullets into classrooms at marjory stoneman douglas high school in parkland, florida. bullet holes can be seen on this laptop computer in the classroom. >> he ran up and down the
hallway shooting into the classrooms. he shot through my door. i saw blood everywhere. >> reporter: cruz was heavily armed with what's believed to have been an ar-15 semi- automatic rifle. law enforcement sources say shortly after the suspect entered the school, he pulled the fire alarm causing students to empty out into the hallways. >> he got us out of our classrooms slowly and in a large group of unprotected targets. >> reporter: cruz was picked up off campus without incident. last night investigators searched the home where the 19- year-old was staying. a lawyer representing the family that lives there says cruz was not related to them. they took him in about 3 months ago after his adoptive mother died. his adoptive father also died sometime ago. >> maybe a little depressed because of the mother's situation, seemed absolutely normal. they are shocked, cannot believe this. apparently had some problems at the school earlier, some fighting, but nobody saw this coming. >> reporter: law enforcement confirms cruz had been expelled
from marjory stoneman douglas high school for, quote, disciplinary reasons. one of the victims is an assistant football coach who shielded his students from the bullets using his own body. reporting live from parkland, florida, laura podesta, kpix 5 news. >> what's happening today in the criminal case? >> reporter: well, we know that he is now booked into jail on those 17 counts of premeditated murder and we are hearing that he is going to be appearing before a judge later this afternoon. there will be a press conference later today here on scene when we should get some of the answers and we also know that president trump is going to be speaking at 11:00 eastern time addressing the nation about this horrific shooting. back to you. >> thank you. >> jackie ward continues our coverage from the newsroom with more on the growing calls for more gun control.
>> reporter: u.s. gun control could soon be getting weaker. president trump's newly unveiled budget slashes funding fortunate criminal background checks system by 16% for the national criminal background checks system. a gun control advocacy organization says this is the 18th school shooting in the u.s. so far this year and we are just 46 days in. bay area elected officials are weighing in on social media: i'm running out of words to describe my anger, frustration, and sadness. so today i have one message: if you're unwilling to st d demand reform, get out of office. hashtag gun control no senator kamala harris said, qu another moment of si n't suffice. congr st act to address gun violence" and bay area represe swalwell simply put: "we 't have to ike this". police chief of the oakland school district jeff g says each of his schools is preparing for the worst to happen. active wn drills are >> reporter: police chief of the oakland school district jeff godown says each of his schools is preparing for the
worst to happen. active shooter lockdown drills are conducted twice a year across the district. the chief also says they take special notice of students who act strangely or make unusual posts on social media. >> we're looking for any possible threat situations or anything that's happened on the internet because every time you get one of these shootings, there's always a connection somehow. >> reporter: many americans are commenting on social media about how numb a lot of us have become regarding school shootings but there have been some extraordinary emotional moments. cnn's counter-terrorism analyst with the cia and fbi broke down on national tv because of what's happening in our country. in the newsroom, jackie ward, kpix 5. "cbs this morning" will have continued live coverage from florida at 7 a.m. after our broadcast. time now 6:35. let go outside take a look at the conditions this morning. a live look at the golden gate bridge. some of the traffic there coming in from the north bay,
not looking too bad. and our beauty shot this morning courtesy of our vac camera looking nice. >> yes, clear skies. another day of really pretty weather, spring-like conditions in fact. so it's going to be starting to get warm as we get towards the weekend. it's getting closer and closer. here's the view now, san francisco, the bay, a few clouds out there but barely anything. we are really going to continue to see clearing as far as our skies are concerned this morning and here's that vaca camera a bit cool in parts of the north bay this morning with temperatures in the 30s for some areas in the low-lying valleys, santa rosa 42. san francisco 46. 40 in oakland. 44 in concord. light winds. higher elevations more gusts in the east and north bays. right now we are tracking a new accident that's involving a couple of vehicles in the south bay along northbound 85. this is right at winchester and it's definitely causing some backups there.
it's not blocking any lanes but you can certainly see there's yellow sensors lighting up our screen there. this is a live look from hellyer to san antonio. the rest of your south bay rides getting sluggish. in just a few hours, two suspects arrested in a deadly stabbing will be in court both expected to enter a plea. police arrested an engaged couple 19-year-old daniel gross and 25-year-old melissa leonardo in modesto. they are accused of in the murder of 19-year-old lizette cuesta. authorities say cuesta crawled 100 yards after being beaten, stabbed and dumped near tesla road early monday morning. a good samaritan spotted her and called 911. investigators say that the last thing she was able to do was identify her killers. an alleged rape threat was delivered to a stanford
university professor yesterday in a letter laced with white powder. anne makovec reports from stanford. >> reporter: this is harkening back to the case of the stanford swimmer who was convicted of sexual assault. now a well-known bay area legal expert is saying that this whole letter situation might have been just a publicity stunt. michelle dauber is the stanford professor who says that someone sent her the laced rape threat that read in part, quote, since you are going to disrobe persky, that's the judge in that case, i'm going to treat you like emily doe, that's the victim of former stanford swimmer brock turner. dauber is behind a recall campaign to remove judge aaron persky from his job after he sentenced turner to a half year in jail. dauber is now blaming the campaign to keep persky on the bench for encouraging threats against her. >> the best thing for everyone would be if judge persky's campaign would stop using such personal attacks. >> reporter: but retired
superior court judge ladoris cordell spoke out to defend the group who doesn't believe persky should lose his job. >> this has the hallmark of a publicity stunt. and that's what people do when they are desperate. >> reporter: cordell says the threat was probably fake. she says those who oppose the recall find more support in advance of the june election that will decide persky's fate. that white powder that was included in the letter, by the way, was harmless. classes are back to normal today. everything is returned to a peaceful situation here on the stanford campus. live on the stanford campus, anne makevoc, kpix 5. state senator tony mendoza filed papers yesterday to establish a legal defense fund. the senator is now asking
political supporters to cover his legal expenses in proceedings as he faces an investigation into allegations of sexual harassment, against three female aides. the move comes after he closed a legal defense fund last year after raising money to cover the cost of dealing with an investigation by state officials that determined that he violated campaign finance laws during the 2012 election. as the fed cracks down on sanctuary cities, new data showing that president trump's administration has been even more aggressive in targeting jail inmates for deportation from san francisco. >> sheriff vicki hennessy tells kqed that the sheriff's office received more than four times as many immigration requests in 2017 compared to the final year of barack obama's presidency. in 2016, i.c.e. issued 133 requests. and in 2017 that number was up to 519. san francisco has not complied with any request because no one has met the limited criteria allowed under state and local
sanctuary laws. the north bay city of belvedere is addressing concerns about immigration and customs enforcement's access to its license plate readers. according to the police chief, the feds have not gained access to data collected by the readers. she says that the city would only share information with other law enforcement agencies if it were related to a major crime. following the deadly wine country wildfires, pg&e is calling thousands of customers whose properties were destroyed. the utility started the effort about a week ago. for customers in sonoma, napa, mendocino and lake counties, the phone calls give customers a chance to ask questions about their bills or other aspects of the rebuilding process. since october, the utility has been hit with a number of lawsuits accusing the company of negligence in failing to maintain power lines. ♪[ music ] state lawmakers want developers to build more affordable housing near public transit. i'm live with details on a new bill in sacramento. >> plus, the criticism uber is facing in san francisco this
new york. good morning. thanks. time now for a look at what's coming up later on "cbs this morning." norah o'donnell joins us now from new york. good morning. >> hey, good morning to you, michelle. ahead we're going to hear stories of heroism and survival from students who saw the florida school shooting. we'll also talk with one of the suspect shooter's former teachers who was lock in his classroom with students during the attack. and we'll bring you the president's address to the nation. and dr. tara narula shows us how your workplace could be a breeding ground for the flu. you will see the most contaminated areas and the best
ways of reducing your chance of getting sick. all that and more at 7:00. investors are keeping an eye on rising inflation maybe forcing the fed to act. joining us now kcbs radio's financial reporter jason brooks. >> reporter: we continue to get signs that everything is getting more expensive around us. the labor department saying that wholesale side inflation posted its strongest gain in several months in january. that after consumer side inflation had its biggest gain in about a year. a couple of manufacturing regions for the federal reserve, philadelphia and new york, also posted the strongest price gain in several years. this will put more pressure on the federal reserve its next meeting in march. it is expected to raise rates three more times this year. but if inflation does start to pick up more, they consider a range of inflationary signals, they could force to be more aggressive the main worry for investors, although this morning, once again investors are overlooking that and we'll get more into that in just a
moment. a couple of other key including jobless claims up to 230,000. cisco crushed earnings expectations and its stock is trading at its highest level since late 2000. on the big board, wall street looking for a fifth straight winning session and off to a good start today. dow is up almost 200 points, back over 25,000. nasdaq gaining 49. the s&p is up by 15. michelle and kenny, back to you. >> thank you. new in morning, some lawmakers are propose -- new this morning, some lawmakers are proposing a solution to the state's affordable housing shortage. jessica flores reports from san leandro. >> reporter: good morning. we're at the san leandro bart station just a couple of blocks from here the city of san leandro approved a $33 million project to bring affordable housing near the transit center. that's kind of what the state
lawmakers want to do. they want to make it more profitable for developing to go into communities and build these complexes near these transit center. the bill making its way through sacramento now is from san diego. san diego is sponsoring the legislation. assemblyman todd gloria authored the bill and under the plan, developers would be rewarded for building affordable units near public transit. so here's how bill 2372 would work. the plan tries to maximize density essentially favoring developers who build with more usable space and change impact fees so it would be by square footage, which is supposed to encourage developers to build more compact units. the plan would reduce the requirements for actually needing parking spaces near the units. the bill would follow others intended to spur development like the one by san francisco senator scott weiner. that bypasses rules that limit building height near transit centers and real estate experts say if you are near a bart station, chances are you're in the middle of a new building boom. cities have the choice of whether or not to participate. this bill follows what cities are doing already encouraging developers to go near public transit but the ll making its way through sacramento now from san diego would not require any state taxpayer subsidies. reporting live here in san leandro, i'm jessica flores, kpix 5.
san francisco's city attorney says that uber should follow lyft's lead and release its records amid an investigation. city attorney dennis herrera said, after fighting every step of the way in and out of court, uber has produced very few documents and very little data. the statement comes as the city attorney's office seeks company data back to 2013 for an investigation into whether uber and lyft have been obeying state and local laws. time now 6:49. delays out of antioch westbound 4 is tough but overall not too bad this morning. we are relatively calm. here's a look at your ride over to 680. a 30-minute commute if you continue to head along 680
southbound. we are tracking 8 minutes from willow pass road to 24. eastshore freeway is crowded in the yellow showing travel times of 25 minutes from highway 4 over to the maze. now further east on interstate 80 we have been tracking a big accident that happened right around 4:00 this morning. and this is still out there causing a big, big backup into vacaville and fairfield as well as in the westbound direction so they have one lane closed. there's a jackknifed big rig. slow on the way to sacramento. let take a look at highway 24. this route is great in and out of oakland this morning. this is near tunnel road. headlights moving westbound towards the maze. here's a check of other travel
times in the red for drivers along 101 and 880. let's check in with neda now on the forecast. >> okay. well, nice beautiful conditions out there this morning. temperatures a little bit cool in the 40s right now but look at that sky. isn't that pretty? we have orange and yellow showing ahead of the sunrise. this is happening in the next eight minutes. here's another view of barely any cloud coverage out there. pretty clear skies. 44 in concord. oakland 40. livermore 40, as well. santa rosa 42. a little cooler in the north bay locations with temperatures in the 30s. now, here's what you can expect. we are looking at high pressure returning. that's why we are seeing the clear skies out there today. and our temperatures will continue to rise through saturday. but by sunday night into monday, cold windy and low snow chances. our weather is about to change pretty dramatically so you'll start to notice frigid conditions. so enjoy this warmup while we have it. it's going to last for at least three days and on sunday temperatures will start to drop. here's a look at our highs today:
we are getting a little breeze at the coast and also seeing some offshore winds coming from the north for some of the north and east bay hills this morning. here's your tahoe report. no snow today or tomorrow but we got a few flurries yesterday across some of the higher elevations over by lake tahoe. and get ready because low snow levels, we could see snow as low as 1,000 feet by monday morning and tuesday morning. so i want to show you the rain- snow futurecast. for the first three days, clear skies. high pressure takes over. you can see that pretty clearly here. but then here's what happens. on sunday night, we'll start to get this band coming through. that's going to bring us that low snow. it's going to be really cold. not expecting moisture though, it's a dry system coming in. so some models are showing a little rain through san francisco but it looks like all we're really going to see is that drop in temperatures and cloud coverage. it's all coming from canada and alaska. so two cold fronts are actually
going to be merging and that's what leading to this big drop in temperatures. it could reach us, we could be the coldest temperatures so far this year with morning lows in the 20s and 30s in some areas sunday night into monday and tuesday. enjoy the 70s through saturday but you can see the pretty significant drop as we start monday, tuesday and wednesday that cold air will last. time now 6:53. on capitol hill, the immigration battle is brewing! plus, details of a bipartisan agreement, a group of senators saying they have reached. why milo yiannopoulos is no longer headed to ucla this month. ♪
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trying to figure out what led a 19- year-old to carry out a deadly mass shooting at a high school he once attended. welcome back. time now 6:56. investigators in south florida are trying to figure out what led a 19-year-old to carry out a deadly mass shooting at a high school he once attended. nikolas cruz was escorted into broward county jail this morning and just hours ago, he was charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder. 17 people were killed, more than a dozen others were hurt. the school remains closed today. grief counselors are on hand to help those affected. a group of senators announced that they have reached a bipartisan agreement that would protect the so- called "dreamers" while securing the border. democrats are demanding any immigration deal include protections for nearly 700,000 immigrants who were brought to the u.s. illegally as children. california assemblywoman cristina garcia is facing new allegations of misconduct. a formal complaint was filed with the assembly rules committee. in it, four former members of garcia's staff accuse her of having discussions about sex
and drinking alcohol in her office. following the deadly wine country wildfires, santa rosa is setting a new debris removal deadline for private clean-up. all hazardous wildfire ash and debris needs to be removed by april 9th. conservative commentator milo yiannopoulos is no longer headed to ucla this month. the bruin republicans voted to drop the event later posting the decision on facebook. last year, a planned yiannopoulos appearance sparked riots at uc-berkeley. seeing a lot of break lights due to an new accident westbound 80 past carlson. you can see the travel times building 25 minutes from highway 4 to the maze and an additional 23 in the redheading into san francisco from the maze. over at the richmond/san rafael bridge, "slow, stop, go" in the yellow 14 minutes over to sir francis drake and 101 add ignacio, it's a slow ride as you are making your way southbound. seeing flags flapping around today a little breezy out there especially across
some of the north bay hills. the sun is rising in about 5 seconds. 6:59 is official sunrise this morning, 3, 2, 1, there it is! >> official! hello, official! now i'll change the camera shot and show youocean beach with coastal cooling because of a breeze off the beach west winds there. 48 in san francisco. just bumped up a couple of degrees. high pressure is in place. temperatures rising today, tomorrow into saturday and then cold air is arriving sunday. i know it's still thursday but i'm warning you, sunday into monday morning will be cold, cold, cold. >> i have been cold. i have my long sleeves on today. >> it's the 40s, not the most comfortable conditions in the morning. >> very cold. >> thanks for watching kpix 5 news this morning. and waking up with us. your next local update is at 7:26. "cbs this morning" is coming up next. have a great day, everyone. ♪[ music ]
good morning to our viewers in the west. it is thursday, february 15th, 2018. welcome to cbs this morning. a south florida suburb is in shock and grieving after a mass shooting at a high school. we're hearing new stories of heroism and survival from the rampage that killed 17 people. jeff glor is there with eyewitness bt accounts and wha might expect to hear from the president in an hour. >> people who know the suspect call him unstable and violent. police say he posted disturbing material online. we have new information about his background and what is being done now to protect other students. >> president trump condemns all