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and i'm kenny choi. let's start with a live look outside... the start... good morning, everyone. it's wednesday, march 21st. i'm michelle griego. >> good morning. i'm kenny choi. let's start with a live look outside on this rainy wednesday morning. a live look at some of the traffic on 880 in oakland. wet roads out there. on the left we have a live shot of san francisco. you can see the rain coming down this morning. >> yeah. >> full forecast is coming up in just a bit as well as a check of your morning commute. >> looks like that sideways rain, too. >> mm-hm. as that storm moves in the sonoma county sheriff's office has released a hazardous weather conditions bulletin t runs today through tomorrow. officials are concerned about possible mudslides in areas hit by october's wine country wildfires. they are stressing, however, that this is not a flash flood advisory, watch or warning. it's a weather conditions bulletin. >> it's something just to be
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aware of because we are getting moments of very heavy rain that would lead to slides. so that's possible especially in places like big sur and santa cruz mountains and right now, though, across the bay area, with rain coming to concord, clayton, so along 680 if this is your route it will be wet. so definitely coming down strongly in those areas of darker greens, yellows and oranges like we see now in kensington and berkeley. so rain is going to be picking up there. also in richmond, coming down strong. we got an inch of rain from a lot of locations. we are adding a lot to the totals in petaluma past rohnert park and east of santa rosa towards st. helena. yountville had a break but
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it's going to pick up. bodega bay, that's coming down heavy on highway 1 through windsor, as well. so keep that in mind heading out this morning. scattered showers widespread in your forecast this morning. some areas may be dry momentarily and then will pick back up. this afternoon, it's an issue. we could see a chance of thunderstorms and hail. so today our temperatures are a little warmer than yesterday. and once we get that warming of the day, after 12, 1:00, that's when instability tends to happen so you may remember that from last week. we had thunder, lightning, small hail between 1:00 and 4:00 that will occur and then 9:00 tonight it's on. this storm is really going to bring us rain overnight tonight and by the morning commute tomorrow. we have an accident blocking two lanes westbound 24 right as you approach
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gateway and you can see that backup immediately just showed up and we have speeds that are dipping below 15 miles per hour. chp already on the scene. they are working on clearing the activity to the shoulder but in the meantime traffic is backed up beyond camino pablo and we are seeing those delays continue. so do give yourself extra time. 880 is a mess although earlier crashes are cleared out of the road. bad ride southbound especially. over at the bay bridge toll plaza, sensors show green but it's going to be slow across the upper deck. allow for plenty of extra time. back to you. now to the developments this morning in the austin, texas serial bombings. jackie ward reports from the newsroom. reporter: our cbs affiliate in austin keye-tv is reporting that a suspect they believe to be a serial bomber is now dead.
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just hours ago, police converged on an area outside the red roof inn along 35 in round rock, texas, a suburb of austin. according to austin police chief brian manley in the last 24 to 36 hours, a person of interest under investigation became a suspect. he is a 24-year-old man whose name hasn't been released yet. >> we ultimately located the vehicle that this suspect was moan to be driving as members of the austin police department s.w.a.t. team approached the vehicle, the suspect detonated a bomb inside the vehicle knocking one of our s.w.a.t. officers back and one of our s.w.a.t. officers fired at the suspect as well. >> reporter: sources got surveillance photos that show the suspect inside a fedex facility. they show him mailing two packages over the weekend and in the photos, you can see that he is wearing gloves, a
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hat and possibly a wig. investigators since confirmed that those packages are connected to the string of explosions in recent weeks. since the bombings began, two people have been killed, five have been injured, and a total of five bombs detonated. in the newsroom, jackie ward, kpix 5. >> what are authorities saying about the possibility of more bombings in the area? >> reporter: they don't know what the suspect sent 24 hours leading up to his death. they want to make sure he didn't leave behind any more bombs in the austin area. president trump is being condemned by some for congratulating russian president vladimir putin on his re-election. the president referred to his conversation with putin as a very good call. according to the "washington post," the president congratulated putin despite specific warnings not to from his national security advisers. many foreign policy analysts
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say the russian election was rigged. >> the president once again has maintained that it's important for to us have a dialogue with russia so that we can focus on some areas of shared interest. >> putin got 76% of the vote against several minor candidates. his most prominent opponent was not allowed on the ballot. critics of the congratulatory call include some republicans. john mccain of arizona posted on twitter: east bay congressman barbara lee is calling out betsy devos saying that devos has her head in the sand on race issues in schools. the comment came as lee questioned the department's delay on implementing obama- era regulations including one rule intended to prevent schools from pushing students of color into special education supposedly for no reason. >> another example i think more and more every day their head is in the sand about
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racial bias and racial discrimination, i wrote you a letter june 2017, um, concerned about school segregation and what this means in terms of addressing the adverse affects of segregation on minority students to ensure that every student has an opportunity for an equal education. you never answered that letter, nor that question. i'd like for you to, please, respond to that. >> i'm sorry if we have not yet respond to it. we are still waiting for senate confirmed nominees become part of the department and would urge that this body would encourage your fellow -- >> mad am secretary you just don't care about civil rights and black or brown children. this is horrible. >> devos says the department wants to have a regulation that appropriately addresses these issues. the debate over climate change goes to court as local cities take on the oil
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industry. kpix 5's jessica flores is live in oakland to explain. jessica. reporter: imagine waterfront properties like this area here in jack london square under water. that is what the city attorney here at oakland is arguing will happen because of climate change. oakland as well as san francisco are blaming the oil companies for the problem taking them to federal court and today there will be a hearing the first-ever of its kind in federal court on climate change. the cities are suing oil companies for billions. they want to hold oil companies responsible for climate change. the judge is asking for both sides to present the best available science on global warming, melting ice, sea level rise and coastal flooding. cities argue oil production heated the planet and caused rising sea levels which may
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put some cities under water by the turn of the city. they are sued exxon, bp, shell, conocophillips and others. >> just like "big tobacco," "big oil" knew the truth long ago. >> reporter: the lawsuit says the companies have tried to cover up oil production's role in global warming and the suit asks the courts to hold big oil companies responsible for paying for infrastructure like seawalls to help protect san francisco and oakland from rising sea levels. now, the city attorneys for oakland and san francisco as well as representatives for the oil companies will be in federal court in san francisco at 8 a.m. for that hearing. reporting live here in oakland, i'm jessica flores, kpix 5. time now 5:09. congress considers a crackdown on facebook. what it could mean for the social media giant. >> plus, amy poehler is teaming up with netflix. the group of snl alums heading to wine country.
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>> where the rain is coming down heaviest and the strongest wind. all of this is just the beginning of when the actual amount impacts us. >> commuters are dealing with not one, not two, but three separate crashes along 680. definitely the hot spot this morning. we'll have the details and the backup coming up.
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social network has gone too far. kpix 5s anne makovec is live at facebook headquarters. anne, te their ac new fallout for facebook. a data scandal has users wondering in the social network has gone too far. -- if the social network has gone too far. it appears users are starting to delete their facebook accounts. anne makovec reports. reporter: we have investigations, lawsuits and the hashtag delete facebook is now all over the internet, specifically twitter, which is one of facebook's main competitors. facebook stocks has dropped about 10% this week. it is only wednesday. two new investigations have been launched in the wake of revelations that facebook sold personal information of 50 million users to cambridge
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analytica which used the information to pinpoint political ads in favor of donald trump in the 2016 election. the u.s. federal trade commission is looking into it and the british parliament is calling on facebook founder mark zuckerberg to testify. so are many members of the u.s. congress. >> if the industry won't solve these kinds of problems themselves, we'll have to solve them with legislation. >> reporter: the man behind the proposed ballot measure that would increase online privacy protections for california consumers calling out facebook's ceo mark zuckerberg. the chairman of californians for consumer privacy posted a letter on mark zuckerberg's facebook page questioning his decision to pour hundreds of thousands of dollars into an effort to stop the privacy measure. and a facebook investor we're hearing right now is suing facebook over this whole cambridge analytica scandal. so plenty of problems in menlo park. live in menlo park, anne
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makevoc, kpix 5. 5:14. let's check traffic with jaclyn. how are the roads? >> they are busy and they are going to be slow and definitely wet. right now, we are tracking a couple of crashes. an accident as traffic stretching past the camino pablo exit and it's closer to st. stevens so definitely seeing those delays for drivers westbound. we are in the red for travel times from 680 to 580. chp on the scene trying to clear it. 680. benicia bridge, wet road, dealing with wet conditions for your morning drive. three
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accidents on 680. first one southbound direction approaching 242 may just be -- we are seeing a big backup on 680 stretching onto 242 through pleasant hill. further south, southbound 680 near sycamore valley. crash in fremont southbound 680 as you make your way near mission boulevard and that's blocking one lane. so definitely be careful out there. it's already a wet messy ride. let check in with neda and see how long this rain is going to stick around. right along 680, i can see why those accidents have happened because it's raining on 680. first, here's a look at downtown san francisco at folsom and howard. you can see the wet roads and that would be someone with an
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umbrella, a wise person up develop early taking the right precautions. wet roads. take your time especially in low-lying areas. san francisco downtown looking like there's a little bit of a break. but in the east bay and north bay a lot of the activity is happening especially now in the concord area. so this is right along 680, 242, where the wreck happened that jaclyn just mentioned. that cell is moving further to the northeast. but there's another round coming in on 680 in walnut creek in that location. so 680 will be tough this morning. 80 now through san pablo also getting a lot of rainfall coming through. a quarter inch of rain per hour but a lot of cells moving quickly. highway 101, this just came through marinwood. heavy raindrops but a lot of them come and go. in the north bay, though, not the case. petaluma highway 101 along the coast in bodega bay,
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guerneville, windsor also starting to see some rain pick up, sebastopol, as well. angwin, st. helena, this cell going east. so west to east direction, winds south-southeast 8 miles per hour sustained at sfo. 12 for half moon bay. 17 in san jose. tonight gusty winds up to 50 miles per hour. temperatures this afternoon same as yesterday. the atmospheric river will start to impact us tonight. also known as the pineapple express. all this moisture coming in from hawaii. we'll see it across california. it's heading for central- southern california. we are going to get the northern end of the atmospheric river. it's going to affect us at 9 p.m. tonight through early tomorrow morning. look at the morning commute
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tomorrow. it going to be heavier rainfall compared to today. it will last through tomorrow 9 a.m. wet friday through saturday. snow coming down in the higher elevations but because it's a warmer storm, we are only seeing high snowfall rates above 7500 feet. no lower elevation snow. winter storm warning in effect. north star could get 12 inches of snow, heavenly 12 inches. kirkwood 12 inches. the seven-day forecast not showing much drying until sunday, monday, tuesday but our temperatures really going to shift by next week. things dry up and we warm up. this is a show to watch. filming for the second season of hbo's big little lies is under way and the stars are teasing fans with behind the scenes photos. this week reese witherspoon
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boosted these pictures on instagram of her and laura dern while filming in monterey. back in january, it was announced meryl streep would be joining the show. the second season of big little lies is set to debut next year. amy poehler is making her directorial debut and starring in a film called wine country. netflix introduced the rest of the cast including maya rudolph and others. tina fey, as well. the movie is about friends who go to napa to celebrate a 50th birthday. production begins next month. looks like fun. comedian john oliver has trolled his way to the number one spot on amazon's best- seller list. he published a children's book called, a day in the life about the vice president's pet
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bunny. the release of his book comes a day before the vice president and his family release their own children's book. oliver's version sold out in a day. the book had criticizes the vice president. it tells the story of a homosexual bunny. in the audio book, marlon is voiced by a homosexual actor. all the proceeds from oliver's book go to the trevor project which provides crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to children. man, somebody break up the san jose sharks. they are red-hot. we got an update on steph curry. and why you might need to wear sunglasses for this sportscast. coming up.
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the football player the 49er fans love to hate was introduced at team headquarters yesterday and man, did he stand out. richard sherman who signed a three-year deal with san francisco, $5 million guaranteed, was the center of the 49ers/seahawks hatred. but based on his suit yesterday, he doesn't have any problems switching sides. but does he think he will still be in the middle of that rivalry?
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>> it's a business. the seahawks went and made their business decision, the decision that they needed to make. the rivalry is what it is. it will be renewed, i'm sure. and i'll be at the center of it again, i guess. but, um, at the end of the day i'm just coming here to help this team win. i like what they stand for. i like the direction the team is headed in. >> love to see him courtside for the warriors game tomorrow night. steph curry has been cleared to practice and is expected to return from an ankle injury for a game friday against the hawks. to the ice, this is about as much fight as the devils put up against san jose. first period 2-1. the sharks win, they got three goals from their fourth line and they win their fifth straight, a final of 6-2. getting down to crunch time for the nba play-offs and the nhl, sharks looking good. i'm dennis o'donnell. see you tonight. play of the day, from the
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nhl, edmonton at carolina. check out this wild goal. >> he banks it off and in! bening gets the goal! >> slow and go motion replay. swatted the puck off the back of the goalie scott darling. it was one of many goals for the oilers who won, 7-3. oakland and san francisco take big oil to federal court in a landmark climate change case. i'll have the details coming up.
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san francisco leaders discuss.. what can be done. and two bay area cities. e change. th in the wake of another school shooting, san francisco leaders discuss what can be done. >> two bay area cities taking on climate change. the landmark case starting today. >> and we are tracking a lot
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of heavy rain across the bay area this morning. so be prepared. it's going to be wet out there. i'll let you know when the heavy rain is on the way. >> and we are dealing with wet roads and lots of accidents already this morning. standing water and the bay bridge, metering lights just came on. a big backup. more coming up. good morning, it's wednesday, march 21st. i'm michelle griego. >> good morning. i'm kenny choi. right now, the southern california community of montecito is under mandatory evacuations again. the area has been ravaged by devastating fires and slides. now with another storm brewing, residents are bracing for more potential damage. many loaded up on sandbags before leaving town. >> we have had so many evacuations, it's exhausting. no utilities with three weeks. you need your fuel for your generator. >> police are patrolling the streets in montecito to make sure the evacuation zone is
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protected from looters. so they are just going to get hammered there and we are getting rain here, too. >> we are getting a lot of rain but it's still one to four inches for us, four to six inches for them. that's why of course it's an issue. it's a concern for areas here, too. across the richmond/san rafael bridge, definitely plenty of rain. this is what a lot of drivers will face today. headlines, scattered morning downpours. definitely seeing some rounds of heavy rain coming through. a lot of the east bay and north bay getting dumped on. this afternoon, thunderstorms and hail possible. heaviest rain though will be arriving tonight. that's when all of california will be facing that atmospheric river. here's a look at hi-def doppler. for much of the south bay it's calm, just a very light drizzle east of fremont. san ramon, as well. also further up north, we are looking at some heavy rain.
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so it just came through martinez moving east towards pittsburg. another round in benicia and martinez. mill valley lighter drizzle as well as tiburon. heavy rain in the area a lot of it going from the west to the east this morning. it's been hanging over guerneville and sebastopol. highway 101, highway 29, it's raining and windy along the south bay now, san jose 17- mile-per-hour winds. so i will talk about the heaviest round of rain on the way and the strongest wind when it will get here. drivers are dealing with crashes in the east bay. we are seeing delays continue along southbound 680.
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this crash right near treat boulevard blocking a lane with traffic backed up to 4. westbound 24 gateway boulevard an earlier accident causing a big backup near gateway boulevard blocking a lane and traffic backed up past moraga. we can see that travel time climbing. 35 minutes between 680 and 580. southbound 880 as you are making your way through oakland, it's going to be a tough ride. we have a crash blocking a lane near 23rd avenue and then once you get past that another accident, this coming in right near davis. one of the cars caught fire after the crash happened so that has two lanes blocked. fire crews and chp on the scene and that backup is stretching close to fruitvale at this point. so give yourself some extra time if you are heading there. hat's a check of your traffic; over to you. we have been following the latest developments in the austin, texas serial bombings this morning. police say a suspect is dead after a chase. jackie ward is live in the newsroom with more.
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reporter: early this morning, in a suburb of austin, texas, the man believed to be the suspect in the string of bombings that have terrorized the city of austin for weeks killed himself after detonating an explosive device. that's according to our cbs affiliate in austin. as members of the austin police s.w.a.t. team close in on the motel on route 35 and approached the suspect car, the suspect set off a bomb inside the vehicle. the explosion knocked one of the s.w.a.t. officers back, causing another officer to fire back at the suspected bomber. austin police chief brian manley said it's been an incredibly trying time for austin. >> it's been a long almost three weeks for the community of austin as we have dealt with package bombs and other types of bombs that have been placed throughout our community. we have seen members of our community who have lost their lives and others whose lives have been forever changed due to significant injuries. >> reporter: the five
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connected explosions that began on march 2nd killed two people and injured six others. 350 federal law enforcement agents went to austin to help local police. austin police reported a sixth explosion happened last night in south austin but determined it was from a military memorabilia left in a goodwill "dropbox." in the newsroom, jackie ward, kpix 5. so are police saying anything about this ordeal coming to a conclusion or even being over now? >> reporter: so whether the bombings are truly over is trying to be determined. an atf agent says investigators think the dead suspect built all the bombs himself but have not ruled out if he had any help. plus, there's a 24-hour time period where investigators aren't completely sure of his whereabouts meaning he could have planted other explosives that haven't detonated yet. in maryland, two students are injured and a gunman dead after a shooting at a high school. we brought you this story yesterday morning.
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17-year-old austin rollins brought a semi-automatic handgun to great mills high school and shot a 16-year-old girl and a 14-year-old boy. school resource officer blaine gaskill confronted this shooter. the former s.w.a.t. team member responded within a minute. he fired one round. >> when the sro fired, the suspect as described to me fired almost simultaneously. it is unclear if the resource officer shot rollins or if he took his own life. the resource officer is okay. investigators say there may have been a prior relationship between the shooter and the girl who was killed. >> so the pressing question now, how to stop these shootings. at a forum in san francisco last night, faith leaders joined groups like the brady campaign to try to find an answer to stop gun violence. plans about this meeting began before the shooting in parkland, florida. it gained new urgency as students who watched their friends die took the reins of the gun control conversation here in the country.
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>> these teens are so articulates. >> social media-bill scott was among last night's participants. scott says that while the shootings in parkland, las vegas and sandy hook grabbed and made headlines, the real trauma from gun violence isn't as attention grabbing. climate change is a center of a court battle starting today between "big oil" and the bay area. jessica flores reports. >> reporter: this area may be under water. that's what the city attorney for oakland and today argue in the landmark climate change case against "big oil." they are blaming "big oil" for the problem and suing "big oil" for billions of dollars. today the "big oil" companies as well as the cities head to
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federal court for a hearing, a tutorial on climate change. both sides will present the best available science on global warming, melting ice, sea level rise and coastal flooding. the judges asked for that tutorial and the cities are arguing that oil production has heed the planet and caused rising sea levels which -- heated the planet and caused rising sea levels which will wipe some cities out by the turn of the century. each lawsuit names the five biggest oil companies, producers of fossil fuels in the world, talking about chevron, exxon, bp, shell, conocophillips. >> the science is undeniable. climate change is altering our planet, placing many of our communities at risk. >> reporter: the lawsuit asks the courts to hold "big oil" companies responsible for paying for infrastructure like seawalls to help protect oakland and san francisco in the event of rising sea levels. now, the companies as well as the city attorneys head to
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federal court today at 8 a.m. in san francisco for that tutorial. live in oakland, i'm jessica flores, kpix 5. diane king hall joins us from "cbsmoneywatch." >> reporter: good morning. a recatch stocks. they finished higher yesterday. the dow was up 160. nasdaq up 20. orbitz says an older version of its travel booking platform may have been hacked. the personal information of customers who made purchases online between january 1st of 2016 and december 22nd of 2017 was potentially exposed. orbitz says about 800,000 payment cards are affected. nordstrom was unable to reach a buy-out deal of family members of the company's founder rejecting an offer of $50 a share earlier this month from the family group which includes current high level executives. they own about 30% of the company. san francisco is now the largest u.s. city to ban the
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sale of fur. the city board of supervisors unanimously voted for the ban that starts january 1st applying to clothing and accessories. people are starting to plan summer vacations. we understand that you have a list of the best places to go this year. sounds good. >> reporter: all right. so destinations worldwide were considered. as for u.s. destinations, right here new york city at the top of the list followed by maui and las vegas. but san francisco made the top 10, as well. the 2018 travelers choice awards were determined based on hotel, restaurants and attractions and reviews. >> the big apple takes the top spot again. >> yes. >> all right. thank you. time now 5:40. a facebook data scandal has users wondering has the social network gone too far? why people are starting to delete their accounts. >> plus, you can now catch a
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glimpse of the future at walmart. the robots you will see roaming the aisles.
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forecast in just a few minutes. more trouble for facebook this morning. the company's stock took a hard hit for the second day in a row. we're tracking storms. scattered downpours for the bay area. i'll have your full forecast coming up. more trouble for facebook this morning. the company's stock took a hard-hit for the second day in a row. anne makovec reports? >> >> we are talking about federal investigations and lawsuits. now, the hashtag delete facebook is trending. and facebook's stock prices have dropped over 10% this week. two new investigations were launched in the wake of revelations that facebook sold
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the information of 50 million users to cambridge analytica. the u.s. federal trade commission is now looking into that. the british parliament is calling on facebook founder mark zuckerberg to testify and so are many members of congress. >> we have a situation where they haven't been as transparent as people would like. >> reporter: the man behind the proposed ballot measure that would increase online privacy protections for california consumers is calling out zuckerberg. the chairman of californians for consumer privacy posted a letter on zuckerberg's facebook page questioning his decision to pour hundreds of thousands of dollars into an effort to stop the privacy measure. and now a facebook investor is suing facebook over the decision it says to hide some of its dealings that led to this whole cambridge analytica scandal. live in menlo park, anne makovec, kpix 5.
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arizona police said a woman hit and killed by a self- driving uber suddenly stepped out in front of the car. the backup driver in the car also told police he didn't see the 49-year-old woman until the car hit her. the ntsb is investigating. uber has suspended all testing of its self-driving program. meanwhile, toyota has halted tests of its own program in the wake of the crash. it had been testing the system in california and michigan and was working on a plan to team up with uber. robots are on the verge of revolutionizing retail. walmart is already launching a small group of autonomous scanning robots, 6 feet tall with lights, cameras and radar sensors. they navigate the store on their own at speeds of 2 to 3 miles an hour. they scan the shelves for
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empty spots and also check the price tags. the robots were designed by san francisco-based bossa nova robotics. >> we boxed it in with four tv cameras earlier and it made a decision on the fly as to how to figure out a way around so it could carry on with its job. that's the most rewarding thing. >> the robots will take people's jobs. walmart says it's too early to say how it will impact their workforce. >> don't get run over by one. >> taking over the workforce. >> as long as there's room for carts, people are probably okay with it. we have major problems. we have big tie-ups on the freeways right now. 880 southbound opposite commute direction out of oakland in towards san leandro, we have all lanes blocked currently.
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this is southbound 880 at davis. he give yourself extra time and avoid 880. no word when the lanes will re- open. it's a mess. three crash turned into a car fire. 580 is at the limit. bay bridge toll plaza metering lights are on and it's 21 minutes into san francisco. this is a small storm. we are dealing with a bigger system coming through. so here's a look at the
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richmond bridge with a lot of rain. some areas are getting some pretty strong downpours out there right now. but some areas are pretty dry. especially if you are anywhere near downtown san francisco half moon bay. it's giving us a moment to dry up a little bit across the south bay, as well. but there are some areas where the rain is going to start to pick up and get intense. you can see where the rain is coming down in this live camera. heavy rain in the area with slick roads. rain everywhere. scattered showers heavy downpours across the north bay . i believe we have a live picture now of the bay bridge. oh, yeah. visibility is impacted.
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it's soggy. southeast winds coming in. current conditions on the golden gate bridge look at the rain out there. temperatures didn't cool off overnight. it is a warm system coming in and that's all associated with the atmospheric river. the winds are, as well. southeast winds in san jose at 17. fremont 11. so breezy in the south bay but at least it's calm winds for the north bay where there's stronger rain. here's the rain-snow futurecast. i want to show you when it's going to start to get intense. here we are at 10:00 tonight. that's when you see a lot of the darker greens across much of the south bay. so the south bay will definitely be dumped on
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tonight through about 10:00 tomorrow morning. snow will be coming down heavily as well at the higher elevations at the ski resort level. we get a break on thursday but there's more behind. that so from the north then, the next round comes through. a lot of rain around lake tahoe level so the snow is above 7,000 feet. that's where they could see up to 3 feet of snow. gusts of wind 45 miles an hour so storm warning tonight through to remember morning. here's a look at the seven-day forecast. thunderstorms this afternoon and tomorrow afternoon. rain into saturday. sunday through tuesday dry. warm temperatures. cooling off the next few days into the weekend. and then warming up again next week. next week's weather story a whole different thing compared to this week.
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good morning. rain just came through san leandro. now it's further east towards 680. lighter showers in places like dublin right now. but it's going to start to pick up in emeryville and berkeley, orinda now some lighter showers coming through there. look every that's where the stronger680 a stronger cell. north bay a lot of the moisture is heavy downpours in that forecast today. we'll track it all coming up. >> a big backup along southbound 880. this is a live look right near hegenberger. the crash is near davis street. so we have traffic backing up beyond the coliseum.
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a north carolina boy flew across the country to get a chance of the lifetime. he is meeting steph curry. >> what is your favorite sport? >> basketball. . >> yesterday, 7-year-old jonathan, his mother, two sisters through into the bay area. the trip is being provided by the organization called dream on 3 with grants sports dreams for special needs kids. >> when his teacher says hi, jonathan, he says no, i'm steph. so steph has truly been a motivation. >> jonathan has a disorder which causes a loss of motor skills. he will meet with steph curry this evening. he will go home friday after the game. >> hissteph curry one of the
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developing in austin texas the suspect in the recent string of bombings is dead. the police pursuit, and what the suspect detonated a bomb inside the vehicle. >> developing in austin, texas, the suspect in the recent string of bombings is dead. the police pursuit and what we're learning about the man reportedly behind the attacks. >> plus, president trump is turning up the heat on sanctuary cities for not cooperating with i.c.e. >> and the new fallout facebook is facing following a massive data breach. >> first, we are on storm
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watch. it's wednesday, march 21st. i'm michelle griego. >> good morning. i'm kenny choi. right now, light rain is falling in parts of the bay area. let's take a live look outside this morning. hi-def doppler is lit up. neda is tracking how long you will need an umbrella today. >> do not put it away until sunday. you will need it for the next few days. some of you waking up to dry conditions. but if you are anywhere near dillon beach you saw the cell come through rohnert park as well has not left you alone right on highway 101 and highway 1. a strong cell coming in. it's for the north toward san pablo. a lot of this is moving southwest to the northeast. that's the direction


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