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ballot box. >> the comey memos are out. why the fully released documents prove there was no collusion with russia. good morning, it's friday, april 20th. today bay area pot enthusiasts are to celebrate the first "420" since marijuana became legal in california. i'm michelle griego. >> and i'm anne makovec in for kenny. katie nielsen explains golden gate park is getting ready to take on throngs of people ready to light up. >> they are expecting record crowds at hippie hill which has been the site of some of the owe -- unofficial "420" celebrations for years. the city is expecting about 15,000 people to show up today meaning a lot of traffic, crowds and an estimated 10,000 pounds of trash. in the past the city and taxpayers paid for the extra security and park services. but for the second year in a row, the city is partnering with a private sponsor to help pay.
>> love it or hate it, the festival is not going away. people from all over the world will continue to visit our fair city for this event and probably will for years to come. >> reporter: the sponsor is chipping in $200,000 to help pay for additional security. portable restrooms and extra trash cans and for a mile long chain-link fence to go around the entire area so smoking inside the chain-link fence area will be okay. but it is still illegal to smoke even recreational marijuana outside and in public. san francisco police say they are going to have extra officers on patrol in this area. gates open at 9 a.m. live at golden gate park, katie nielsen, kpix 5. pot dispensaries across the bay area are looking to cash in on the green rush by extending store hours. many san francisco businesses have already received a warning that they could face fines if they participate in unlicensed temporary events away from their stores. the bureau has issued specific
licenses to groups that are limited to holding marijuana celebrations on county fairgrounds. we are going to have some major traffic in that area with 15,000 people going to golden gate park. >> we'll have road closures and, you know, crews are suggesting that if you aren't going to the hippie hill, then do not try to go through golden gate park. there's going to be so much road closures and foot traffic, so many people, there will be major delays and even streets that aren't closed like lincoln way and fulton, those will be a mess. so i would steer clear of the area. use an alternate so you don't get stuck in that traffic. jfk drive will be shut down between kezar and 8th avenue. we also have closures on the nancy pelosi and bowling green drive. and they have asked that if you are -- they ask that you use mass transit to get to the
event or if you are using lyft or uber, the best drop-off location would be right at jfk drive and kezar. so that's a great place to tell your uber or lyft driver to head to. again, avoid that area. muni will be rerouting and many of their lines. so check in with them. this is likely going to cause some delays for those lines, as well. along the eastshore freeway, we are seeing a lot of brake lights. we had an earlier accident. the good news is it's no longer blocking lanes. the bad news, we are still seeing slowdowns. we have speeds in the red just under 20 miles per hour as you approach highway 4. the crash is just past sunol valley road there. so again no longer blocking any lanes but definitely having an impact on your morning commute. heading over towards the maze there, you can see it's backed up. we are in the yellow 22 minutes heading into san francisco. say good-bye to "friday light." good-bye to "friday light" and hello to fog. we have low clouds over the marin headlands and the golden
gate bridge. now that we are getting more daylight, you can see that right there. definitely not impacting drivers, though. it seems to be just kind of hovering over those hills there. but it makes for cool looking shots right now and it is kind of going in and out, clearing out and coming right back in as that fog likes to do. so it's been a while since we've seen "karl the fog." it's back. some of the fog over the water is all we are seeing so for drivers you should be okay. may not run into any of that patchy fog. here's a look at your headlines today. we are going to have above average temperatures. high pressure is getting closer. a warm weekend. low to mid-80s for your saturday and sunday for a lot of inland locations. today our temperatures are above average. here's a look at san jose right now. your temperatures 50 in concord. san jose at 48. 50 in san francisco. a 43 degrees. we'll talk about your weekend coming up. a student walkout is already under way in part of the u.s. including this video
from parkland, florida. protestors calling for a stop to gun violence. 19 years to the day after the columbine high school massacre in colorado. kpix 5's jackie ward reports. >> reporter: students and teachers from across the country are participating in this national movement including the people from right here at american high school in fremont. so today marks the 19th anniversary since those deadly shootings at columbine. students want books, not guns. some think nothing changed since columbine since other school shootings. they say they are going to be the generation that ends gun violence in schools. some teens don't think things have changed after other school shootings. they say they are going to be the generation that ends gun violence in schools. and some teachers are backing them. >> to legislators throughout the state of the union and the nation, i demand that you arm us with appropriate supplies for our classrooms, sufficient support staff to meet the needs of every student, and
the decision-making power to carry forth what we know is best. >> more than 2500 walkouts are expected across the country today many in the bay area. the walkout will also include a moment of silence for the ones who were killed in the columbine shooting but the students and teachers are doing something different here in fremont. they are calling it a walk-in. at 7:30 as they walk into school, that's when they will be taking their moment of silence to remember those killed in colorado. in fremont, jackie ward, kpix 5. in the wake of the deadly florida school shooting, there is a new proposal in that state to allow school staffers to carry firearms. the broward county sheriff's office suggested the idea. hundreds of school employees have volunteered to do it. but not everyone wants it. some educators and parents fear it could make the county schools more dangerous! 17 students and teachers were killed in the parkland school shooting in february. this morning, there are new details about the memos former fbi director james
comey wrote to document his meetings with president trump last year. the 15 pages of documents were released to congress overnight. cbs news has obtained a redacted version of the memos fired fbi director james comey penned detailing a series of conversations he allegedly had with president trump during roughly the first four months of his administration. among the interactions comey claims one focused on the so- called steele dossier about allegations involving mr. trump and prostitutes in moscow. in all, there are 7 memos. they helped lead to the appointment of special counsel robert mueller. in the documents, comey says the president asked for his loyalty and alluded to jailing journalists to help find leakers. president trump signed off on the release of comey's notes and late last night tweeted:
>> he's tweeted at me probably 50 times. i have been gone for a year. i'm like a breakup he can't get over. he wakes up in the morning -- >> reporter: comey is trying to sell his new book about his interactions with president trump. >> president trump has disputed what's in the memos including a section where mueller says the president asked if you shut down the investigation into former national security adviser michael flynn. today the public can pay respects to former first lady barbara bush in houston. we have live pictures right now inside a public viewing at st. martin's episcopal church in houston. taking a look at a lovely stained glass window there in the building. the 92-year-old former first lady died tuesday night at her home in houston. her funeral is tomorrow. expected to be in attendance there, bill and hillary clinton, the obamas and our first lady melania trump.
time now 6:08. the push to allow bart to build housing near stations amid the ongoing housing crisis and a look at how many units the agency could build if the proposal is passed. >> reporter: it could be a smoother commute for drivers who use the richmond/san rafael bridge. we'll tell you about the third lane opening up coming up. >> and traffic moving at the limit along the golden gate bridge but we are tracking some delays over at the bay bridge and also bart has some problems. we'll tell you what's going on coming up. >> and a lot of us waking up to fog at the coast but other than that, excuse me, clear skies as i clear my throat, we are going to talk about your warm weekend ahead coming up.
to move california forward, we need to help more californians get ahead. that's why antonio villaraigosa brought both parties together to balance the state budget with record investments in public schools... and new career training programs. as mayor of la, he brought police and residents together to get illegal guns off the streets - and keep kids out of gangs, and on the right path. that's antonio villaraigosa. a governor for all of california. develop housing near stations. the proposal would allow the
amid the ongoing housing crisis in the bay area a bill aims to allow bart to develop housing near stations. the proposal would allow the agency to permit housing developments on property it owns provided that's close enough to a bart station. according to the lawmakers behind the bill, bart already owns more than 200 acres of land near its stations which can accommodate 20,000 housing units. today is the big day. it's going to be huge for commuters. the third lane will open up on the richmond/san rafael bridge. kpix 5's jessica flores reports. >> reporter: hey, good morning there, anne. happy friday. hopefully it's a good friday for drivers this evening and in the afternoon because that third lane will typically be open from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. today as they will have that ribbon cutting unveiling that third lane here on the richmond/san rafael bridge. transportation officials hope it will eliminate the backup as cars approach the bridge from the 580 and sir francis
drake boulevard. crews have been spending several weeks reconfiguring the three lanes from the sir francis drake boulevard on- ramp to the point richmond exit. and according to mtc, traffic on the bridge has gone up 13% in the last five years. in the afternoon it's a crawl and sea of brake lights. >> it got to the point where i timed my commute across the bridge and i'm very worried that i'm going to get stuck. >> reporter: the added lane took $27 million and 3 years of planning and work. now, local and county officials are going to be gathering for a huge ribbon cutting this morning at 9 a.m. i'm jessica flores, kpix 5. 6:14. jaclyn is at the richmond/san rafael bridge. how's it looking? >> first reports of problems.
>> there's a cement barrier with debris, don't hit it with your vehicle. crews are heading there to get that cleared but in the meantime our speeds are still showing in the green. if you are looking at the toll plaza there, you can see the crowds are developing but again, an eight minutes to sir francis drake boulevard. to the north bay, 101 near petaluma boulevard north. we are tracking a new accident. it's near kastania and it looks like it's causing just a few minor slowdowns at speeds dipping below 35 miles per hour. back at the limit past the crash and cleared to the shoulder so hopefully things will improve. you will be on the brakes through that stretch. earlier crash on pinole near westbound 80 kicked offer the morning slowdowns for folks along the eastshore freeway.
your ride continues to be slow into berkeley. this is the macarthur maze and this is where 580 and 80 come together and head on into the city. we are tracking slowdowns across the upper deck of the bay bridge. especially as you are getting ready to exit near the skyway there. it's a full house at the toll plaza. 13 minutes heading into san francisco. 10-minute bart delays out of concord in both pittsburg-bay point and sfo directions due to an earlier equipment problem. other mass transit of to a great stamp use mass transit today, a great option and doing your part for earth day coming up. let's check in with neda with the forecast. golden gate bridge now clear for that location. but through the marin headlands you can see the fog
forming. you may see patchy fog especially near the water. that's what is appearing there at the coast. here's a look right now at ocean beach. clo clouds making for a gloomy start at the beaches. 50 now in san francisco. here's a look at the wind speeds now. yesterday we had a strong onshore breeze around 30, 35- mile-per-hour gusts that we noticed. calm conditions out there. antioch a little west wind at 7 miles per hour. it's why there's fog just whoeverer having over the coast. visibility down to five clear for rest of us some of that fog forming over the bay over the water but that's at 6:27. sunset tonight 7:50. we'll have views of both of those because we have clear skies in our forecast for
today for the next few days in fact. get ready for sunshine and sunglasses for this weekend. there's a ridge of high pressure but it's getting closer to california. tomorrow sunday, monday temperatures will stay well above average. so we are looking at temperatures rising probably another five more degrees by tomorrow morning. here's a look at your afternoon highs today. so we are looking at temperatures where they should be in the low 60s. san francisco you will be at 66. concord about 5 to 8 degrees above average. here's the south bay sunnyvale 71. palo alto 72. low 60s at the beaches. then for the east bay look at that. temperatures in the mid- to upper 70s for most of you. 76 in antioch and in brentwood. and it's going to feel comfortable out there. around the bay temperatures in the upper 60s. sausalito 67.
mill valley 71. napa 75. three things to remember. clear skies, a warm weekend on tap. here's the seven-day forecast. go green. the ridesharing company announced that it plans to spend millions of dollars to make all of its rides slight cooling wednesday. lyft is working to go green. the ridesharing company announced it plans to spend millions to make all its rides carbon neutral. the tactic is known as carbon offset. that means anyone individuals or businesses can purchase carbon offsets. the purchase price then goes towards funding projects that reduce greenhouse gas emissions which is what lyft says it's going to do to compensate for all the emissions it uses. apple is launching 6.1" iphones. one is expected to be a dual sim phone a first for the company. they will have a cheaper lcd
screen in contrast to the iphone x which has an oled screen. the devices will start at $650. google is busy developing new messaging app called chat. the tech giant is hoping it will gain more popularity than apple's imessage. it's working with wireless carriers on the app aiming to replace sms. the mountain view-based company says it is pausing work on its owl messaging app which never gained wide acceptance. can the giants get some offense cooking in arizona? i'm dennis o'donnell. a basketball game that takes a backseat to life in san antonio last night.
basketball seems secondary last night in san antonio a day after erin popovich, the wife of the spurs head coach, gregg popovich, died. pop did not coach last night. instead, his assistant filled in. pop requested they not have a moment of silence in the arena. turn back the clock night for tony parker. kept the spurs close. he had 16 points off the bench. draymond green pilled up the stat sheet. cut to the rack in the second quarter, should have counted for more than two but the warriors led by 6 at the break. kevin durant made one three all night. this was it. game high 26 including 17 in the first half. not an incredibly flashy game for the warriors. they did just enough to win. david west kept the play alive for klay who hits a three, 19 points in the game. it was garbage time when durant sprained his left ankle trying to save the ball and moments later shaun livingston did the same thing! both players should be fine. that's the good news. the warriors win, 110-97. and despite taking a 3-0
series lead, it was a somber mood. >> it's a very difficult time obviously for pop and his family. but for all of us who love pop and loved erin and, um, feel for the whole family. >> how do you fight that frustration and not, you know, get swept on your home court? it's hard to think about that for me personally. there's other stuff bigger than basketball. giants series finale in arizona last night. two players collide. owings avoided a concussion. the other player stayed in and broke a 1-1 tie off ty blach. the giants lose 3-1. it's the tenth time this season they have scored one or fewer runs. the a's don't have that problem. they host the red sox tonight. that's the problem. boston is 16-2! the a's winners of four straight.
i'm dennis o'donnell. have a great weekend. the funding threat trump is making, and what the california national guard is saying this morn president trump's border battle with governor brown is heating up. >> the funding threat president trump is making, what the california national guard is saying this morning. >> plus, what the judge who presided over the brock turner stanford rape case is saying about a push to recall him. >> and the request two suspects in the ghost ship warehouse fire will make today in court.
hill, the city is preparing for how it will handle the crowds. >> you aren't alone, that some other people in other states far away from us feel the same way and want to make change. >> students in parkland, florida walk out of the classroom calling for gun control. the bay area walkouts planned as part of the national movement. >> and -- >> they don't want sanctuary cities. and there's a little bit of a revolution going on in california. >> president trump calls out the state about its sanctuary policies this as his border battle with governor brown rages on. it's friday, april 20th. today bay area pot enthusiasts are about to celebrate the first "420" since marijuana became legal in california. i'm michelle griego. >> i'm anne makovec in for kenny. as kpix 5's katie nielsen explains, the new law could bring out some newcomers and the city is getting ready for big crowds. >> reporter: they are expect record rounds here at hippie
hill in golden gate park. this year the city is teaming up with a private sponsor to make sure everything goes smoothly. they are expecting 15,000 people to pack the park today. the sponsor is chipping in $200,000 to pay for additional security, portable bathrooms and trash cans. they are also paying for a mile long fence around the area to help contain the crowd. >> our task is to try to, um, mitigate and remediate the impacts of 12,000 to 15,000 people showing up. >> reporter: with all the people heading to the park today, organizers say they are bracing for big crowds, traffic and also some smoke. people are going to be able to smoke recreational marijuana if they are over the age of 18 inside of the fencing that was put up here. but smoking marijuana is still illegal in public.
san francisco police department will have officers on hand here. the event gets from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. live at golden gate park, katie nielsen, kpix 5. richmond/san rafael bridge will open a third lane today. hopefully it will relieve bumper-to-bumper traffic in the afternoon commute. jessica flores reports from the bridge. >> reporter: good morning. this should help folks with the afternoon commute and evening commute because that third lane will be open from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. transportation officials hope it will eliminate that backup as cars approach the bridge from 580 and sir francis drake. crews have been reconfiguring the third lane here from the sir francis drake boulevard on- ramp to the point richmond exit. there are roughly 20 signs above the road that will let people know when they can use it. green arrow means open. red x means closed. mtc says that traffic has gone
up 13% in the last five years and the added lane took $27 million, three years of planning and work. so it's going to be a big celebration out here with local, county and state officials. they will be actually here for a ribbon cutting at 9 a.m. reporting live here in richmond, i'm jessica flores, kpix 5. a big celebration especially if it helps traffic out there. let's check the traffic on the golden gate bridge. not too bad heading into the city and out of the city. a beautiful shot there. and also a beautiful shot of the bay area with that orange glow in the sky. i'm loving these sunrises lately. absolutely gorgeous. and i'm so excited for the weekend, neda. >> oh, man. yes. it's going to be a great one. stay in town and enjoy it. >> we are heading out. >> i'll be here, neda. >> it will be a great weekend for that. so yes, this morning, all we're noticing is low cloud
coverage around the golden gate bridge. other than that clear and warm. here's ocean beach from the surf line camera set up out there. we have low cloud coverage around the coast so if your commute takes you through the beach or around the beaches, you may see it's gray along the coastline. but other than that, the rest of us clear. look at this layer of fog that's hanging over the water. but then obviously clear skies right above. that's that glow. this is a neat shot. we haven't seen this in a while. "karl the fog" is back sneaking through the marin headlands but not necessarily impacting visibility for most people. here's the temperatures now 40s and 50s in the area. warmer than yesterday but your afternoon highs will be much warmer. this weekend is also going to be warmer. lower visibility at the coast because of the fog. at sfo, oakland airport, no problems.
>> satellite/radar showing clearing of the skies and that's what we'll see a lot of this weekend. so keep your sunglasses close. jaclyn. all right. good advice. we are tracking a hot spot over at the san mateo bridge. and we usually see the slowdowns heading westbound. but we're seeing delays in that eastbound direction due to reports of a car fire. so that's blocking at least one lane as you approach the toll plaza. we are definitely seeing a backup developing. your travel times, not seeing speeds dip into the yellow just yet but that's likely to change here within the next few minutes. so just a heads up for anyone heading into hayward across the san mateo bridge in an eastbound opposite commute direction. be prepared. there's a car fire and crews are on the scene assisting with that. here's a live look at 92. this is right near foster city boulevard. and you can see traffic not seeing the impact of that just yet. give it some time. and 101 at candlestick you can see the traffic is doing well.
back to you. thank you. we are following breaking news right now out of florida. a suspect is in custody after a school shooting. one person was injured during the shooting at forest high school. this is in ocala. that's about 90 miles northwest of orlando. no word yet on the shooter's identity or how badly the victim was injured. students are staging walkouts this morning in schools across the country including parkland, florida. they are calling for more gun control. 19 years to the day since the columbine high school shooting in colorado. kpix 5's jackie ward live in fremont where one of the local walkouts will soon begin. >> reporter: some students from connecticut organized this national walkout and we are we're going to have to probably wait and see to the next shooting and that
shouldn't happen. i'm tired of seeing young people die because of decisions that weren't made by them. >> reporter: some teachers are expected to walk out with their students to show them that they are with them and stand by them. walkout organizers say lawmakers have not done enough to make their schools safe. so back here at american high school, they are doing things differently. they are having a walk-in at the very beginning of the schoolday at 7:30 this morning. in fremont, jackie ward, kpix 5. americans are divided on the issue of gun control. congress has not figured out how to stop gun violence or improve school safety. according to the latest survey from npr, 52% of americans believe stricter gun laws should be congress' top legislative priority. 19% say it's a priority but should not be the first thing congress tackles. the poll claims that 27% of americans say gun legislation should not be a concern. south korea says the north
is committed to complete denukization. this is one of many breakthroughs ahead of the summit next friday. kim jong-un says a planned summit will lead to an agreement about denuclearization establishing a peaceful regime and normalize u.s. relations. the u.s. is maintaining pressure on north korea. former new york city mayor rudy giuliani is joining president trump's legal team. giuliani says his role with the trump legal team will be limited and his focus will be dealing with special counsel robert mueller and helping push for an end to the russia probe. giuliani was a prominent support of president trump's presidential bid and work with robert mueller in the justice department. president trump dropped a bombshell in his border war with governor brown saying the federal government won't pay the hundreds of national guardsmen the governor agreed
to send to the south. but the california national guard said they received confirmation that they will be paid. another blow to the trump administration on the sanctuary city front. a federal appeals court in chicago upheld a nationwide order blocking the justice department from requiring jurisdictions to cooperate with i.c.e. in exchange for public safety grants. santa clara county judge aaron persky is speaking out about the recall campaign against him. the judge presided over the brock turner stanford rape case. he says, quote, there is an underlying deep frustration among actual victims of sexual assault and women in general about the criminal justice system, not taking sexual assault and domestic violence seriously. persky says he supports the movement to improve how sexual assault victims are treated by the criminal justice system but that ousting him doesn't help that cause. many supporting the recall say they were up set over the turner sentencing. turner received 6 months. in just a few hours, the two men charged in connection with the deadly ghost ship
warehouse fire in oakland will face a judge. attorneys for master tenant derick almena and creative director max harris will ask for reduced bail. they have both entered not guilty pleas in the case. they are facing 36 counts of murder. prosecutors say the two men turned the oakland warehouse into a death trap when they converted it into a housing and entertainment venue. this morning, fremont police are revealing more about an officer-involved shooting. it happened april fifth on fremont boulevard between gibraltar and tamayo street. police say officers located a want suspect 18-year-old nathaniel of oakland riding in a vehicle. police say the driver stopped and prosser ran toward a gas station. police say he shot several times in their direction before officers shot back. florida deputies are mourning the loss of two of their own both ambushed by a gunman while eating at a chinese restaurant. a procession was held in their honor overnight. the sheriff's office says a man was eating what a man walked up to the window and
shot through the window and killed them. the shooter was dead outside the restaurant. no word on motive. new details on a fugitive grandmother. the 56-year-old was arrested last night accused of fatally shooting her husband in minnesota and a woman in florida. she was recognized at a restaurant in south padre island in texas. 6:41. in the wake of the deadly wine country wildfires, lawmakers take action. the new bill aimed at helping insurance policyholders. >> plus, days after a deadly engine explosion on the southwest flight, there are new quells about whether the faa and the airline acted quickly enough after a prior failure in 2016. >> and the fine san francisco- based wells fargo is facing from federal regulators this morning. >> and the market just opened up about 10 minutes ago. let's check the big board. you can see the dow is down 39. we'll get an update coming up from kcbs radio's financial reporter jason brooks. you could generate your own energy,
regulators. this after a deadly incident in pennsylvania. one passenger was killed when an engine blew southwest airlines is speeding up its engine inspections ahead of a new order from the federal government after a deadly incident in pennsylvania. one passenger was killed when an engine blew out in flight on tuesday. now new questions about whether the faa and the airline acted quickly enough after a prior failure in 2016. at that time, another fan blade broke due to metal fatigue. the manufacturer recommended periodic tests to spot signs of fatigue after an engine reaches a certain number of take-offs and landings. norah o'donnell joins us from new york with what's coming up on "cbs this morning." >> reporter: good morning. ahead we are digging into the newly released james comey memos about his interactions with president trump. plus, video from the southwest jet that experienced an engine explosion showed passengers not wearing the oxygen masks
correctly. what you need to know in case of an emergency. also, on this "420" a closer look at the effort to fight driving while high. and in our "a more perfect union" series, meet the fashion entrepreneur who is giving away dresses to young women in exchange for a promise. we'll tell you what the promise is. all that plus your eye-opener, your world in 90 seconds. we'll see you at 7:00. >> thank you. less than an hour ago, federal regulators announced a billion-dollar fine against wells fargo. kcbs radio's financial reporter jason brooks reports. >> reporter: good morning. it's been a long line of struggles for wells fargo. the latest covering its auto lending and mortgage businesses. wells fargo settling the $1 billion case with federal regulators. wells fargo had been accused of adding unnecessary insurance policies to some auto loan borrowers as well as charging improper fees to its
mortgage customers. just the latest problem wells fargo already settling a fine with those same regulators $185 million over its fake accounts scandal. investors though don't care. wells fargo shares are up by 1 1/2 %. the bank disclosed in its earnings report last week that it would take this action. the overall market is moving lower. apple a big reason. its stock is down 3% on investor concerns about weak iphone sales. dow down 40 points. nasdaq down 34. s&p down 5. back to you. >> thank you. it is 6:47. time to get a check on traffic. how's it looking? >> not good for drivers heading into hayward. we have a car fire and that's quickly backing things up for drivers heading in the opposite eastbound direction. traffic on the left -- they are moving the camera. okay. we might be able to see this activity that's going on. it looks like fire crews are on the scene and they are
working on getting that car fire out but the backup quickly develops and you will be tapping those brakes all across the san mateo bridge heading in the eastbound direction out of san mateo over towards hayward. so our drive times in the yellow now. it's about 12 minutes in the westbound direction. we are seeing the usual slowdowns heading over towards san mateo. so do expect delays. speeds drop below 40 miles per hour. we are not seeing the backup extend all the way over to foster city. so that's the good news there. hopefully they can get those two lanes cleared here in the next few minutes. over at the bay bridge toll plaza, it is very bright. grab your sunglasses. you will need them for this friday morning commute. 21 minutes. that's how long it will take you to go across the upper deck into san francisco. hat's a check of your traffic; over to you. whoo. look at all that sunshine in your traffic cameras and on our kpix 5 roof camera, as well. bright out there for most of us. now, if you are around the
coast, a little different. but right now, over the bay bridge, whoo! get your sunglasses ready. it's that kind of day and that kind of weekend ahead. here's a view from berkeley. uc-berkeley, the lawrence hall of science camera showing clear skies right now. the low clouds not necessarily impacting drivers. but through the marin headlands you may see patchy fog at the coast. here's your temperatures now in san francisco. 50 degrees. 43 livermore. 47 oakland. 50 concord. at the beaches, it's a little gray and gloomy but a lot of this should burn off. just a little foggy along lot coastline. so that's impacting visibility now. half moon bay just dropped down to 4 but the rest of us have a little fog but not impacting visibility. don't be surprised at the beaches you may see fog. overall our view is clear for california today through the weekend. we are beginning our warming trend now but this ridge of high pressure is really going to build for your saturday, sunday and monday. it's going to move closer and closer to us and nudging any
cloud coverage to the north, any moisture staying up north, as well. you can see that right here. that ridge is really going to take hold of things over the west coast. all you may see saturday afternoon, four, 5:00 or so there's a chance of some billowing clouds could form across the higher elevations of the sierra with thunderstorms. other than that, clear and calm. it will be warmer than average. so here's a look at your high temperatures today. we'll be a few degrees above average for today. then tomorrow about 10 degrees above average. plenty of sunshine today and then get ready for temperatures in the 80s for a lot of inland spots. now, it's great baseball
weather going to check out the a's play today, clear skies for the first pitch temperatures in the 60s. it will cool down after sunset. here's a look at your weekend. look at the inland spots. low to mid-80s expected for some locations. and then if you are around the bay at all this weekend, it's going to be gorgeous in the low 20s [sic]. sunday is earth day. we all do our part to help out a little bit. in the wake of the deadly wine country wildfires, the state assembly committee has approved two wildfire related insurance bills including one that would require insurance carriers to inform their policyholders on whether or not they have sufficient coverage to rebuild or replace their homes after a disaster. a walkout is already under way across the country. now bay area students have their chance to show support for the victims of columbia. -- victims of columbine. >> the comey memos are out
for switching to progressive? [ engine revving ] you cannot hear me at all, can you? suspect is in custody after a school shooting.... was a new details on breaking news this morning in florida where a suspect is in custody after another school shooting. >> police now confirm it was a student who opened fire at forest high school in ocala. that's about 90 miles northwest of orlando. one student was hurt and taken to the hospital. it's not clear how badly that student was injured. as kpix 5's jackie ward reports, this comes on the anniversary of the columbine high school shooting in colorado. >> reporter: i'm outside of american high school in fremont where students are getting ready to show their support for those who died in the columbine shooting 19 years ago today. they are having a walk-in here at fremont. they are doing things differently. they are having a walk-in. 2500 schools are expected to
take part in this and it's all to remember the 13 people who are killed back in littleton in 1999. a lot of teens don't think much changed since then. they don't think that lawmakers are keeping them safe enough in their schools. they say that they believe the generation to end gun violence in schools. some teachers are also backing them. so we expect a walk-in to start here at american high school at 7:30 this morning. in fremont, jackie ward, kpix 5. it is just about 3 minutes before 7:00. time for your "final 5." the public can pay respects to former first lady barbara bush today at st. martin's episcopal church in houston. a public viewing begins this afternoon. the 92-year-old died tuesday night at her home in houston. her funeral is scheduled for saturday at the family's church in texas. the justice department delivered copies of the comey memos to congress. the former fbi director james comey authorized those memos
detailing his conversations with president trump. they reference the so-called steele dossier and the request for the fbi to investigate. a federal judge in california will hold a hearing today to decide whether to delay stormy daniels's lawsuit against donald trump and his personal lawyer. the porn actress wants the nondisclosure agreement to be dissolved. for the first time since recreational marijuana became legal in california, pot lovers are able to celebrate "420" today. city leaders expecting more than 15,000 people to show up at hippie hill in golden gate park. police will have extra officers on patrol. people who take the richmond/san rafael bridge will get more space starting today. a third lane going eastbound, the far right lane, will open at 2:00 this afternoon. officials hope it will help ease traffic. a traffic alert in the san
mateo bridge eastbound approaching the toll plaza after a car fire shut down two eastbound direction lanes and causing a backup going into hayward. slow across the span. give yourself some extra time. a motorcycle crash southbound 242 at grant street middle lane blocked and a backup to 4. we are looking at low fog around the coastline just over the bay bridge some low clouds there. but it looks neat through marin. look at that view. here's your headlines for today. we are going to have above average temperatures and high pressure will come in closer so get ready for 80s this coming weekend and sunrise, we'll have plenty of sunshine to come temperatures this morning in the 40s and low 50s. so it's feeling summer-like already. and that's the way the afternoon will feel.
but this is nothing compared to the weekend. saturday, sunday, monday in fact our temperatures will jump about 5 more degrees compared to our afternoon highs today. >> overall, you'll feel warm. >> you know it's summer-like outside when the air- conditioning starts kicking in, inside. it's cold in here. >> it is. >> we'll warm up outside today. >> can't wait for the sunshine, the clouds have finally parted. >> thanks for watching. remember, your next local update is 7:26. "cbs this morning" is next. good morning to our viewers in the west. welcome to cbs this morning. cbs news obtained james comey's confidential memos about his meetings with president trump.
they detail about how the president asked his then fbi director about the russia investigation and how to, quote, lift that cloud. a fugitive grandmother suspected of two murdered is arrested after nearly a month on the run. see how close she was to vanishing. protests rock syracuse university after a secret video shows members repeatedly using ethnic slurs. overnight, the fraternity offered an apology and explanation. >>