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60 minutes last night is getting a lot of attention this morning. >> adult film star stormy daniels has broken her silence on her alleged affair with president trump. kpix 5's anne makovec joins us with new claims against the president. >> people even had watch parties. stormy daniels says she was threatened to keep silent about an alleged sexual encounter with president trump. she said she had one encounter of consensual sex in 2006. the two met at a celebrity golf tournament in lake tahoe. she didn't provide much new evidence but she says she faced intimidation tactics aimed at keeping her quiet in 2011. daniels says she was threatened by an unidentified man in las vegas. she describes an incident she said happened while she was with her young daughter. >> a guy walked up on me and said to me leave trump alone. forget the story, and then he leaned around and looked at my
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daughter and said that's a beautiful little girl, it'd be a shame if something happened to her mom. >> president trump's lawyer michael cohen has threatened to sue clifford for $20 million for violating a nondisclosure agreement she signed a week and a half before the 2016 election. cohen paid her $130,000. he says he was not reimbursed by mr. trump or the trump campaign. clifford's attorney is seeking to have that agreement voided because president trump did not sign it. we heard from the white house communications director for melania trump last night. she tweeted while i know the media is enjoying speculation and salacious gossip, i'd like to remind people there's a minor child whose name should be kept out of news stories when at all possible. she was asked if she had any photos, e-mails or texts tied to the president. she said her attorney recommended she not answer those types of questions. michelle. and thank you. it is 5:01. let's get another check on weather. i'm looking forward to the
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warmer temperatures. >> it finally feels like spring and it's going to feel a little closer to summer. taking a live look out to the bay bridge right now, nice and clear in san francisco. your temperatures in san francisco, 47 degrees. 40 in santa rosa. still in the 30s in the east bay, livermore 36 degrees. your headlines for the day pretty straightforward, clear start, the rain is over. then it's going to be dry and sunny today all the way through the rest of the week. that warming trend is going to begin, and it's going to creep up. in fact, taking a look at our high temperatures, the averages, mostly in the 60s, 62 san francisco, 67 in concord, but today we're actually going to be slightly above average. this is going to continue throughout the week friday being our warmest day, and i'll tell you how hot that's going to be later. jacqueline. looking forward to it. right now we are tracking a couple of hot spots. over at the bay bridge toll plaza, look at this backup. it continues to grow. it is only 5 a.m., and we're already seeing speeds in the yellow just to try to get into
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san francisco this morning. no incidents have occurred, it's just a crowded monday morning commute. we'll take it over to the tracy area, tracy triangle. we are tracking an accident along 580 as you're approaching mount house parkway. that backup stretches to cell hollow. for all of our super commuters or if you're expecting anyone from in that area be advised there is a crash there. it's definitely slowing the ride down. our usual slowdowns along westbound 580 heading into livermore. as you head into castro valley, things a little busy but not at all delayed. speeds in the green in both directions along 238. that is a check of your traffic. prices at the pump have been surging the past couple of weeks. kpix 5's jessica flores is live in emeryville with a look at
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what you can expect to pay in the bay area. jessica. >> reporter: hey, good morning, michelle. if you have a normal-sized car, let's say something like a honda accord it's going to cost you about $5 more to fill up than it did last time this year, and the bay area is seeing some of the highest prices in the country. over here in emeryville, we're looking at $3.59 here at this gas station i'm at, and across the bay area that's about what you're going to be seeing. gas prices shot up $0.07 in the last two weeks. the average across the country, $2.66 so lower than we're seeing here. that's $0.32 a gallon higher than this time last year. oakland 3.48, that's the average over in san francisco, $3.59 in san jose, $3.48. now rising oil prices are to blame. crude oil prices. industry analysts say we can expect to see prices climb into the summer, and aaa says even
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though this is some of the highest gas prices we've seen since 2014, families are still gearing up to head on road trips. aaa says about 88 million americans plan to take some type of family trip this year, and the majority of those families will be taking road trips. so if you can afford 20, $30 more for your road trip, go ahead and plan. if not you might want to wait a little bit because those gas prices are surging a little bit. i'm jessica flores kpix 5. facebook apologizing for a major data scandal. sandra osborne is live near facebook headquarters in menlo park with a look at the fallout. >> after this so-called breach of trust a lot of facebook users are questioning their accounts. in fact, the hashtag delete facebook has been trending on twitter the past couple of
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days. the social media giant facebook is using full page newspaper ads in the u.s. and in the u. k. to apologize after the revelation that cambridge analytica accessed data on 50 million facebook users. the political consultancy company which worked for president trump's presidential campaign is accused of manipulating the data during the 2016 presidential election. while the company has denied over and over using any of this data in the work it did for trump's campaign, facebook is now trying to salvage trust with users. >> this was a major breach of trust, and i'm really sorry that this happened. we have a basic responsibility to protect people's data. >> and mark zuckerberg says he's taking steps to make sure something like this doesn't happen again, specifically he says the site will limit the amount of data apps get when users sign in. now, some of the top lawmakers want to hear from facebook's ceo even calling for mark zuckerberg to testify before congress on how this happened and how this could be prevented
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here in the future. we'll hear from one of those top lawmakers in our next half hour. live in menlo park, sandra osborne kpix 5. russian dip mats could be expelled from the u.s. that's one of the issues the white house has been considering over the past few days. reporter john lawrence tells us a decision could be coming soon. >> president trump is considering the fate of russian diplomats in the u.s. the national security council recommends ousting more officials. this comes after a former russian double agent and his daughter were poisoned in england. the u. k. ordered 23 russian dip mats back to moscow after concluding russia was responsible. >> putin is not our friend. he never has been. he's been very aggressive in crimea, ukraine, the baltic region. he wants to regain the glory of the old soviet empire. he did meddle in our elections. >> on friday ten european countries announced they will
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expel russian diplomats on their soil. france germany and ireland will likely come this week. some officials hope the president will follow the lead taken by the united kingdom. >> the russians and vladimir putin want to exploit our weaknesses, not just our weaknesses but the weaknesses of those in the west. this is very serious business. >> there are reports that officials with the nsc and the state department have been talking to their counter parts in europe to discuss how they plan to move forward with expulsions. >> we'll stand up firm to putin and russia. >> i'm john lawrence reporting. >> russian officials have repeatedly denied responsibility for the poisoning allegations. president trump is ordering a ban on most transgender troops but not all. he's rolling back a complete ban that he tried to impose last summer. now a new policy disqualifies anyone who has had or needs gender reassignment surgery. state attorney general javier
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baa sarah says -- california that harms or marginnizing transgender service members. the latest plan is likely to face court challenges, especially since the legal battle over the previous ban is still unresolved. time now is 5:09. an urgent situation in the sierra foothills, the train trestle that's sinking and threatening a fuel spill in a major river. >> plus, the california daredevil who strapped a rocket to his back to prove to people that he wasn't going to chicken out. >> and if you didn't like the weather last week, i've got good news for you. it's a totally different week weather-wise. coming up, i will tell you just how warm and how long it will be sunny. >> things are looking good at the golden gate bridge. that's a different story at the bay bridge toll plaza. coming up after the break, i'll let you know what's going on and how big that backup is. at&t has a network with thousands of best-in-class security experts.
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foundation to try and secure it. a pipe underneath the structure holds diesel fell. >> it could have flowed down the river and put the main traffic bridge into danger. >> they could actually do a process to clean the river and keep it from getting downstream. our water agency is very concerned about that. they're keeping a close eye on that. >> crews have vacuumed out most of the diesel and have booms on standby to capture residual fuel that could leak. two people are recovering after their truck was swept away in the arroyo sec coe river. it happened near cedar avenue. a number of crews responded including cal fire and the solidad fire department. a cal fire helicopter was able to lift the passengers to safety. it's unclear how the truck got
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stuck in the river. wow, california daredevil nick named rocketman launched himself into the sky aboard this homemade rocket yesterday, incredible. the 61-year-old was trying to gain enough altitude to prove to himself that the world is frisbee shaped. he made it 1875 feet before parachuting back to earth and landing hard. he says he decided to go through with the launch after multiple cancellations because he was tired of people saying he chickened out. he was checked out and cleared by paramedics but admitted he'd feel it in the morning. >> yeah, and he wants to go back up because he believes the earth is flat. he didn't prove it with this launch, but he still believes it. he wants to go up into space so he can prove it. >> this might be crazier than what you did this weekend, tough mudder. >> it's crazier than anything i would ever do. >> i thought that was awesome video. let's get over to the road, probably not awesome there, right? >> that depends who you ask.
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it looks okay in some areas. over at the bay bridge toll plaza, i'm sure everyone would say that it's looking pretty bad. we are in the yellow. we don't have the metering lights on yet. they'll be activated here any minute. that backup has developed really early this morning, and now we're getting reports of an accident involving two cars, and we don't have too many details just yet, but it's possibly blocking some lanes. that is not going to help the commute. here's a live look at the maze. you can see that that backup is starting to extend to the foot of the maze, but not quite just yet. we'll keep a close eye on that for you. as you are heading off the bridge, this is right near the fremont exit. we are getting reports of another incident, and it looks like it's near the harrison offramp there that has some lanes blocked. do expect delays. you can see that traffic starting to slow as you make your way on the skyway. your ride for your monday morning commute looking okay, your 580 approach towards the
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maze no problem, and 880 in the green. let's check in with emily on the forecast. it is nice and clear as far as your weather is concerned. taking a live look at our san jose downtown camera. you can see that the skyline is clear. very few, if any, clouds in the sky. san jose right now your temperature 45. still in the 30s in the east bay, livermore 36, concord 41, santa rosa 40 degrees. your satellite and radar shows this high pressure system right here that's building in. this is what's going to keep us sunny and those temperatures warm, and it's going to keep the clouds away, so it is going to be a nice beautiful week ahead. in fact, taking a live look at our futurecast and how this times out, it almost looks like nothing's happening. there are a few clouds here and there to the north of us. for the most part it's going to be clear moving through. this shows the next 72 hours, but i can tell you that that's going to extend longer than that. three things to remember, a clear, cool start. the rain has ended. we can say good-bye to any kind of precipitation for the foreseeable future. it's going to be a sunny and
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clear afternoon. our temperatures are going to be milder. then we have even warmer days ahead, mostly in the 70s for our high temperatures. now, looking at our high temperatures for today, 64 degrees in morgan hills. 66 in los altos, 64 in hayward. in the east bay temperatures a little warmer. 67 in brentwood, 66 in pittsburgh, 65 in vallejo. a little cooler around the bay, right around the bay. 63 in alameda as well as sausalito, san francisco 62, 67 degrees in santa rosa, and in the far north bay, your temperatures will be 64 in ukiah, 68 in windsor, 64 degrees in rohnert park. looking at your seven-day forecast, just as i predicted, nice and beautiful. our temperatures are going to slowly start to warm up a little later in the week. look at this, beautiful clear skies, likely our warmest day is going to be friday flirting with the 80s in the inland
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areas, maybe we'll get there, maybe we won't. we'll see when we get a little bit closer before we start to cool off just a little bit towards the weekend. a few clouds moving back into the forecast, but certainly no rain. it will be nice and beautiful. enjoy the week ahead. michelle. thank you. trending now, the president of the motion picture academy is denying a sexual harassment allegation against him. john bailey is accused of trying to touch a woman inappropriately on a movie set more than a decade ago. in a memo to academy staff bailey said, quote, that did not happen. he expects the academy's new complaint review process to review the charge and conclude there is no basis to take any action against him. the academy is not commenting while it reviews the claim. beer maker heineken is under fire for its latest commercial. check it out. >> the ad shows a bartender sliding a heineken light beer
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across a rooftop party. the bottle slides past a back men, beneath the legs of an old musician and past a black woman before making its way to the woman the bartender originally spotted. the advertisement then shows the tag line, sometimes lighter is better. chance the rapper is putting the company on blast. a few hours ago he tweeted in part, quote, i think some companies are purposely putting out noticeably racist ads so they can get more views. i guess i shouldn't help by posting about it, i've got to say sometimes the lighter is better heineken commercial is terribly racist. if you wanted to learn how to dance salsa you might hire a dance teacher or go on you tube or and mark anthony. >> smith documented the lesson with his 100th instagram post. it drew about a million views per hour over the weekend. you know what that means. that's a lot of people getting
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in one free salsa lesson. the final four is set, and one team had to go overtime to get there and steve kerr's announcement that will change the warriors post season plans. >> and what's cool about your school, you can e-mail your nominations to us. it's cool schools at kpix.com. we may feature your cool school on our thursday morning show. we'll be right back.
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f0 good morning, time is 5:22. we are tracking some slow speeds for folks making their way off the bay bridge. what's going on and how long will it be out there. find out coming up. stefan curry will miss rest of the season with a sprained ncl. head coach steve kerr said curry will also miss the first round of the playoffs. this little guy came all the way from chicago to see nobody, right? the jazz hit all the notes. later in the 3rd the rookie sensation donovan mitchell hits part of a 22 to 2 run. that's coach k, kansas
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versus duke, malik newman, corner 3, he 32. kansas wins 85-81. they're headed to their first final four since 2012. the red raiders run was ended by villanova, 5 minutes left, dante flies in for the put back. wildcats win 71-79. in the 3rd with the bases loaded, buster posey doubles off the wall bringing home nick conley, giants take the first game of the bay bridge series 5 to 1. you ready for some baseball games, 2 and 3 happening at at&t park beginning tonight. we are days away from the opening of the 2018 season. i'm dennis o'donnell. see you tonight. thanks. here's the play of the day that takes us to the barclays center in brooklyn. >> hill working, pick and roll
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with james, and james oops the -- >> look at the team work, lebron james, the cavs taking on the nets. cavs working to pick and roll. george hill finding his teammate lebron who finishes. that is your play of the day. facebook now apologizing after what ceo mark zuckerberg is calling a breach of trust with user information. we are live near facebook headquarters in menlo park this morning with all the details straight ahead. >> and stormy daniels' story is out. coming up, what she had to say about her alleged affair with donald trump. >> after three hours of fierce competition, one was letter perfect. >> w-y-n. >> now this south bay student heads to the national bee. >> it's a lot of hard work
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for switching to progressive? [ engine revving ] you cannot hear me at all, can you? encoun h president trump... and the death threat reportedly waged against her. live from the cbs bay area studios, this is kpix 5 news.
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stormy daniels tells all, the porn star details her encounters with president trump. >> two nba teams wearing the same uniform, the message the players are spreading after the police shooting of an unarmed black man. >> and it is going to be clear, sunny, beautiful, and warm. you are welcome, and i'll tell you how long that trend is going to hang around coming up. >> and no delays for drivers heading across the san mateo bridge, things checking in problem free. we are tracking some slowdowns at the bay bridge. we'll do a full bridge check coming up. >> it's monday, march 26th. i'm michelle griego. >> good morning, i'm ken ken. a porn star and president trump's stormy daniels. >> anne makovec joins us now. she says she even received threats. >> she said she has been ready to come out with her story several times over the years, but then she was facing, quote, intimidation tactics aimed at keeping her quiet, including a man approaching her in a vegas parking lot when she was with her daughter. >> a guy walked up on me and
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said to me leave trump alone. forget the story, and then he leaned around and looked at my daughter and said, a beautiful little girl. it would be a shame if something happened to her mom. >> her legal name is stephanie clifford. she says she had sex one time with the future president in 2006. the two met at a celebrity golf tournament in lake tahoe. she didn't provide much new evidence of her alleged affair, but she did give some details. she says he showed her a magazine with his face on the cover and he told her she reminded him of his daughter. >> were you physically attracted to him? >> no. >> not at all. >> no. >> did you want to have sex with him. >> no but i didn't say no. i'm not a victim. >> it was entirely consensual. oh, yes, yes. >> president trump's lawyer michael cohen has threatened to sue clifford for $20 million for violating a nondisclosure agreement she signed a week and a half before the election in 2016. cohen paid her $130,000. he says he was not reimbursed by mr. trump or the trump
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campaign. clifford's attorney is seeking to have that agreement voided because president trump did not sign it. white house communication director for melania trump stephanie grisham tweeted. >> while i know the media is enjoying speculation and salacious gossip, i'd like to remind people there's a minor child that should be kept out of news stories. >> and thank you. time now 5:31. we saw a lot of rain last week, different story this time around. >> all of the rain is now going to dry up because we have nothing but sunshine, clear skies, it's going to be beautiful. in fact, if you have any plans outside this week is your week. taking a live look out right now to your san francisco skyline. nice and clear and beautiful. your current temperatures in san francisco right now, 46, still in the 30s in the east bay, 36 degrees in livermore, 41 in concord. santa rosa you are at 40. our headlines for the day.
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we have a clear start. that rain is over. it is going to be dry and sunny in the afternoon as well with that warming trend beginning. our high temperatures for the most part are going to be at average today. this is where we would normally be this time of the year. take a look where we'll be today, slightly below average in some places. that is not going to stick around. that's going to change. things are going to warm up. i will tell you all about this coming up in just a minute. jacqueline. it's only been 10 minutes since those metering lights were activated at the bay bridge toll plaza. that backup quickly going. here's a live look, we shot up into the red. this is due to a busy morning ride. also we had an earlier crash reported approaching the toll plaza. definitely not helping the situation. 25 minute ride from the maze into san francisco. you can see that backup starting to stretch on your 580 connector ramp. so your 580 approach is still looking okay just past highway 24, and then you start to see those brake lights a little
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further ahead. interstate 80 getting very crowded. no reports of any accidents or stalls. this is right near carlson. travel times are starting to climb. 17 minute ride from highway 4 towards the maze. that earlier crash on the harrison off ramp as you are exiting from westbound 80 has cleared. traffic still a bit slow as you can exiting on to the skyway. that is a check traffic. i'll send it back over to you. thank you. new video this morning of a wild scene in san francisco's north beach. take a look, surveillance video caught this massive brawl at closing time after st. patrick's celebrations last weekend. it broke out on broadway and montgomery and a few minutes later crowds on the streets scrambled to safety after somebody fired gunshots into the air. nobody was hurt, but neighbors are fed up. >> it's really crazy. it's horrifying. it has to stop. >> several nearby businesses have blamed the violence on the nightclub called hue, but the owner says that's not fair.
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there are a number of clubs letting out at 2 a.m., and according to the owner race may be a factor for the blame. >> we are definitely being targeted in that we are held to a, i guess, i would say a higher standard than other businesses here. >> why do you believe they're targeting you? >> i believe because it is a place of color, and the words that have been spoken that they don't want that crowd here. >> the owner filed a civil rights lawsuit against the san francisco police department and city of san francisco in response to being targeted. in the meantime, the entertainment commission and the state's alcohol beverage commission have opened an investigation into the st. patrick's day brawl. this morning san francisco police are investigating a deadly stabbing inside a church. they say it may have been the result of domestic violence. the chinese christian church on chestnut avenue, officers found two people suffering from stab wounds. a woman was rush to the
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hospital where she died. the man's injuries may have been self-inflicted. he could be charged in this case. no names have yet been released. a possible case of arson under investigation at a church in san francisco. a fire tore through the basement of christ church lutheran on kin tar are street. it happened around 8:30 yesterday morning. there is major damage to the sunday school class rooms. the pastor says it appears someone started it on purpose. >> they're doing an arson investigation. they said that there were accelerant marks on the floor, and it looked like the fire had been intentionally set. >> the pastor says the church has had trouble lately with transients being in the church without permission. the sacramento kings and the boston celtics were on the seam team warming up for last night's game. both teams wore the shirts on the back hashtag stephon clark, the 22-year-old unarmed black man shot and killed by police
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last week in sacramento. players from both teams participated in a psa promoting unity. >> it's probably the toughest job in america, and i applaud them for putting their lives on the line every night, every day, but with that comes a responsibility, and that's the mantel that they carry and the burden that they bear. >> players on both teams say they appreciate being a part of a league that allows them to have a voice. one lawmaker says he wants facebook's ceo mark zuckerberg to answer questions on capitol hill after the recent news that data firm cambridge analytica harvested data from 50 million facebook users. that data company worked on president trump's presidential campaign. sandra osborne is live near facebook's headquarters in menlo park this morning. the ceo is apologizing for this. >> reporter: good morning, michelle. mark zuckerberg is now apologizing for all of this and calling this a breach of trust with user information. the company is taking out full
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page newspaper ads in the u.s. and the u. k. to apologize. facebook's ceo says they're working to make sure something like this never happens again. senator mark warner says he wants to hear from zuckerberg on capitol hill. >> he created this entity, created this industry, and he needs to come explain to the american public and the policymakers. >> warner told the house committee on energy and commerce friday it would hold a hearing on this data scandal and called for zuckerberg to testify before congress. while cambridge analytica worked on president trump's campaign, the company has repeatedly denied using any of the information from facebook users during the 2016 presidential election. facebook says they are taking steps to protect its users. one of the things they specifically listed in those newspapers would be limit the amount of information that apps can receive when users log into their facebook accounts. reporting live from menlo park, sandra osborne kpix 5.
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one of the country's oldest gun makers is filing for bankruptcy in the wake of this weekend's protest. diane king hall from cbs's money watch joins us on that story and more. >> good morning, kenny, let's start with a sweep of wall streets. stocks got clobbered last week following an escalating trade dispute between the u.s. and china. on friday the dow industrials dumbed 424 points, the nasdaq slumped 174. one of the largest makers of firearms remmington outdoors filed for bankruptcy. it's working out a deal. remington and other gun makers have suffered from slumping sales in the past year amid public pressure for stricter gun laws. apple has submitted a new series of emojis to represent people with disabilities. the new emojis aim to focus on representing people in four main categories. blindness, deafness, physical and motor skills and hidden
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disabilities. and campbell's soup is extending its brand from soup to nuts. today the 146-year-old soup company is set to ache over snyders, it has pop secret and emeril nuts. >> cape cod, potato chips one of my favorites. >> mm-hmm. >> those are good. >> those are very good. sometimes a little bit salty but very good. apparently there's some beef between some fast food giants. what's the story here, diane? >> all right, so wendy's is out with, get, this, a mixed tape dissing mcdonald's. among the titles are twitter fingers, what's the beef, and where's the beef just to share a few of the lyrics, mcdonald's be so lazy, and i'm fast food's first lady. >> kenny. >> a little beef between those two. all right, the escalation. >> those rap wars, wow. diane king hall of cbs money
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watch, thanks for those stories. promising new data for renters in san francisco, evictions are down in the city for the second year. evictions have declined 12% between march of last year and the end of february this year. during that time, eviction notices dropped between about 1800 to about 1600. last year was the first year of the decline since the tech boom beginning in 2010. time now 5:40. women are serving up change in the restaurant industry, the new effort to support equal management opportunities. >> plus, bay area gas prices are starting to soar, what's driving the surge and a look at the troubling trend moving forward. >> and lets get a live look at some of the traffic on 880. things looking okay right now, jacqueline will have your full traffic report when we come back.
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forecast in just a few minut good morning, taking a live look outside to the embarcadero. nice, clear, and beautiful, some folks out there right now.
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if you want to go out for a jog, today is your day. it's going to be clear, beautiful, and actually every day this week it will be. thank you. women are dishing up some change in the restaurant industry. cbs reporter laura podesta shows us the food delivery service that's helping customers support the push for equal opportunity. >> chef amanda cohen says she was at a disadvantage when she was opened her acclaimed vegetarian restaurant dirt candy in highly competitive new york city. >> i wasn't getting as much coverage as other male run restaurants and that for me was the first real sort of wake up call that women weren't equals in this industry. >> there were also fewer women to mentor her, only 19% of chefs in the u.s. are women and just 7% are head chefs. cohen is in that minority. she sits on the board of women chefs and restaurant ours or wcr an organization working to give more women a seat at the table. >> i feel a responsibility to my staff and to other female
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chefs not to give up and to keep pushing and keep talking. i think this is what is making a difference. >> now the delivery service grub hub is offering a way to serve women in the culinary industry. >> so it's an initiative to support women-led restaurants across the nation. >> restaurant her is the name. >> grub hub is donating a dollar up to wcr up to 100,000 to every person who pledges to support women led restaurants in march. the site features this interactive map to help find those restaurants. cohen says it's only one ingredient in the recipe for women's success. >> women still aren't getting enough financial backing. i still don't think our cooking is as valued as male cooking, but these are baby steps. >> the wcr is working to pick up the pace by providing guidance and support for women following in the foot steps of the female chefs and owners who came before them. laura podesta. you might want to wait to
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take a road trip. drivers are noticing a spike in gas prices. the bay area is seeing some of the highest prices in the country. kpix 5, jessica flores is live in emeryville with more. not good news, jessica. >> reporter: no, michelle. we already deal with high rent prices. now higher gas prices. if you compare it to this time last year, you're going to pay about $5 more to fill up your tank if you have a normal sized car. here in emeryville we're looking at $3.59 here at the 76 gas station, and i can tell you that across the country gas prices shot up $0.07 in the last two weeks. the average across the country, $2.66. that's $0.32 a gallon higher than this time last year. here in the bay area, the current average in oakland is $3.48. in san francisco, $3.59. san jose you're looking at
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$3.48. rising crude oil prices are to blame. industry analysts say we can expect to see prices climb into the summer. aaa says even though this is some of the highest gas prices we've seen since 2014, families are still gearing up to head on road trips. aaa says about 88 million americans plan to take some type of trip this year, and guys, even with these gas prices rising we're looking at even higher gas prices in the summer, most of those folks will be doing road trips opposed to flying. reporting live here in emeryville, i'm jessica flores kpix 5. road trips will cost you. >> a little bit of an uptick. you're having some issues on the roads, huh? >> yeah, people that are taking a possible road trip or not, maybe just a commute into work, but we're definitely. >> a road trip on a monday. right now we are tracking a new accident, and this along 580 at grant line road, has a couple of lanes blocked and definitely slowing things down for drivers
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heading out of the tracy area. we've seen problems already early this morning along the other portion of 580 as you're approaching mount house parkway, and that continues to stretch beyond cell hollow. we're also tracking a new problem on 880 at 238, so right now 238 heading through castro valley looking okay. once you get on to 880, that's starting to get a bit sluggish. we're in the yellow in that southbound direction heading on down towards highway 84. it's about a 15 minute ride. over at the san mateo bridge, things are still in the green moving both directions, but we are tracking an easy drive for drivers heading through the south bay. we're starting to see that backup develop as you are approaching 880. here is the east shore freeway. speeds are still in the green, 18 minutes, that travel time's really starting to climb. we're getting close to that 20 minute mark. we never had any incidents near carlson, but we really started to see a lot of brake lights
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about 10 minutes ago. over at the bay bridge toll plaza, it's been the big hot spot of the morning. we are still in the red. 31 minute ride. hope you're not running late this morning. it's going to be a slow ride heading into san francisco. that is a check of your traffic. let's check in with emily on the forecast. it is a beautiful, clear day out there as far as your weather is concerned, taking a live look out of the transamerica pyramid at the bay bridge, which that is not clear, but at least your skies are. your temperatures in san francisco right now, 46 degrees, still in the 30s in the east bay, livermore 36 degrees. concord 41, santa rosa you're sitting at 40 degrees. this high pressure system right here is what's building off of our coast, and that's going to keep these clouds away and keep things nice, clear, beautiful, and warm because that is going to be the trend moving forward. three things to remember for today, clear, cool start. rain is over. that's moved out of the forecast. sunny and clear afternoon with some milder temperatures, and then warmer days ahead.
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our highs are mostly in the 70s. looking at your average temperatures and your current forecast, pretty close to seasonal for today, but that is going to change moving forward. your high temperatures for today, 64 in morgan hills. 64 san mateo, 60 degrees in pacifica. east bay, a little warmer, 67 in brentwood, 66 in pittsburgh and concord and 65 degrees in vallejo and cooler around the bay, 63 degrees in sausalito. 62 san francisco, 67 degrees in santa rosa, and in the far north bay, 64 in ukiah, 66 in st. helena, and 64 degrees in rohnert park. sunrise 7:03 a.m., sunset tonight 7:27 p.m., and for those of you who are very excited about baseball, i have your game forecast. the giants taking on the a's in the battle of the bay, 57 degrees, mostly clear tonight. it will be cool, so just bring a jacket when the sun goes down. nice and sunny and beautiful and warm all through the week, and then friday things are even warmer. that's going to be our warmest
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day flirting with the 80s. likely we won't get there before we cool off going into the weekend not by a whole lot. a little cooler, then we will finish off the week. those clouds are going to start to return to your forecast just a little bit. it will still remain dry but it will be beautiful up until then. time now 5:50, a remarkable story of survival from a farmer in fremont, the 90-year-old who survived two hours at the bottom of a well. he tells us how he did it.
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good monday morning, a little cool out there this morning. things are nice and clear in san francisco. we're taking a live look out to the embarcadero where people are up and about starting to make their way into work or exercising on the embarcadero. your temperature in san francisco is 46 degrees. we're a little bit cooler in the east bay, livermore 36, concord 41, and then the north bay barely in the 40s, you're at 40 degrees in santa rosa. jacqueline. and we've got a crash in the south bay that fire crews are on the scene. they have one lane blocked on the connector ramp from northbound 880 to southbound 101. we're really not seeing a
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backup due to this accident. we are tracking delays in that area along northbound 101. the usual crowd's developing for your monday morning commute. thank you. have you ever seen orange snow? take a look at this. people in eastern europe and russia did yesterday. people at ski resorts posted photos on social media. meteorologists say the orange snow is actually the result of sand storms in the sahara desert in africa. the sand gets picked up by other storm systems and mixes with rain and snow causing it to turn orange. >> crazy, huh? >> kind of looks like mars. >> a little bit. the snowy mars. >> hashtag no filter right? >> yes. an elderly bay area man is back home this morning after he fell more than 25 feet into a well. >> he did not want to be identified or show his face on camera, but he goes by farmer ernie. 90-year-old farmer ernie says the well in his family's ranch in fremont is older than he is. the opening is 4 1/2 feet wide,
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the walls reinforced with bricks. saturday he went into the pump house to get the water going for his vegetable garden, and that's when he fell 26 feet into the cold water at the bottom of the well. >> i'm in the water, and there's a lot of debris came down with it, planks and stuff. and i'm just trying to survive. it's very frightful. i'm still shaky about it. >> ernie's daughter called police. it took crews two hours to take the pump house apart and rescue him. ernie had to get eight stitches on his forehead. still he says despite the destruction and maintenance he'll never give up his well. >> i'm impressed, he's very composed. cool. >> yeah. you have to be right? if you're stuck in a well for two hours. >> good thing his daughter knew where he was and called police, and there you go. i hope he recovers well, we're thinking about you farmer ernie. time now 5:55, how much the devastation from the deadly
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adult film star stormy daniels shares all about her alleged affair with president trump.. live from the cbs bay area studios, this is kpix 5 news. a guy walked up on me and said to me, leave trump alone. forget the story. >> adult film star stormy daniels tells all about her alleged affair with president trump. the threat she says she received when she planned to go public years ago. plus, how facebook is apologizing to its users for a major data scandal. >> and gas prices on the rise, how much you can expect to pay at the pump here in the bay area. >> good morning, it's monday, march 26th. i'm michelle griego. >> good morning, i'm kenny choi. it is close to the top of the hour. let's get a check of weather and traffic first. jacqueline is tracking our commute. we're starting off in the south bay. >> we are starting off in the south bay. i don't want to look at the pump anymore. >> it's too high, guys. >> i know. >> all right, we'll take it to 101. that's where we're tracking the
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slowdowns, and this is if you're heading say through the morgan hill area. we are seeing delays starting to build on our maps. we've got speeds dipping right below 15 miles per hour. no report of any crashes along that stretch. we're tracking an earlier accident, fire crews still on the scene. they have one lane block on the connector ramp from northbound 880 to southbound 101. the delays we're really tracking are in the northbound direction of 101 as you're approaching 880. the rest of your ride looking okay heading through the south bay. we are getting first reports of a crash along 237 at 101. do expect some minor slowdowns through there. we don't have too many details yet. it does not appear to be really causing a big delay along that stretch. but over along 880 at 238 we had an earlier accident, no longer out there, traffic remains a bit sluggish heading in that southbound direction. we're staying in

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