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this morning. the rain has returned and is starting to pickup. mary lee will let us know what the rest of the week will be a washout. an area mall is locked down after a man is shut on the grounds. president trump is responding to the newly opened investigations into his investigation of his businesses. it is tuesday, march 5. it is fat tuesday. it is time to party. i am kenny choi. let's take a live look outside. you can see the raindrops coming down in many parts of the bay area. for those of us who love the sun, there is a bit of a change in the forecast. >> hope is coming. we are looking at drier weather i will show you that in the 7- day forecast in a few minutes. for now, the rain is back. we have like to moderate rain pushing in the area.
most of us are getting wet start to the day. almost all of the north bay, you are seeing the rain, especially moderate to heavy rainfall from healdsburg down through windsor. light rain in santa rosa, yountville down through napa, across sausalito, across the golden gate into san francisco and across the bay bridge. berkeley, alameda and san leandro light to moderate rain. moderate to heavy rain across the peninsula, san mateo, you can see the light rain from hayward, union city getting the wet start to the day. near cupertino and sunnyvale, a few showers in san jose at this hour. here is a look from the salesforce tower cam. temperatures are in the upper 40s to low 50s. here is what you can expect. we are looking at rain this morning turning to scattered to winds this evening.
we are looking at a very wet several days. we will take you through the rest of today and into tomorrow coming up. let's hit the roadways right now. it is getting busy out there this morning. it has been a tough ride for super commuters from tracy into livermore. we have a new crash westbound 580 east of north livermore. it is backing things up. it may be blocking at least one lane, the number three lane with quite a few cars involved in this accident. westbound 580 right at the livermore accident is where you will find that crash. it is busy at. look at all the red. it gets all the way back to tracy all the way to the bottom of the pass. just an hour to get through that portion and another 30 minutes to get to the dublin interchange. we have infet cr 205 connectin causing of backup at san pablo dam avenue. we have a reports of a another crash on the offramp to
westbound 580. coming out of hercules this morning, the bay bridge metering lights are on. it is very slow this morning. the lights are off on the upper deck of the bay bridge. that is causing an issue. here is a live look at the maze where traffic is coming from 880, 580 and the eastshore freeway. it is really heavy working your way through there. we are dealing with wet weather. be careful hitting the roadways. dozens of people were arrested, including some clergy members and a reporter after protests erupted in sacramento over the shooting death of stephon clark. >> the district attorney client to file charges against the two officers who shot and killed stephon clark last year. police say they mistook his phone for a weapon. >> emily turner is here with more. >> it started right around 7 pm. after a man showed up in a make
america great again hat, he stirred up the pot and the protesters were upset and the protesters were ordered to disperse. many of them didn't and that is when the trouble began. about 100 people were marching peacefully until about 2 1/2 hours in. that is when the confrontation began with the man in the maga hat. riot police moved in with their batons out, trying to diffuse the situation. police say protesters keyed at least five cars in the neighborhood. that and other vandalism caused the police to move the protesters back and order them to disperse, threatening pepper spray, stun guns or arrests if they didn't. about one third of the group broke up but the rest moved to an overpass. they were ultimately surrounded by police. about 100 riot police officers arrested 84 protesters. >> we did not do anything wrong. we were peacefully protesting. we were done protesting. they jammed them up over here.
now you have a riot squad, as if we broke windows in the community, as if we disrupted and destroyed property. this is why you arrest people like this? there have been many protests before stephon clark and after stephon clark that have not ended up with thirtysomething people being arrested. >> clearly, folks are very upset. a journalist for the sacramento bee was arrested and later released. a photographer from the same paper was pushed down to the ground by a police baton that
damaged his camera. some protesters were released early this morning, including members of the clergy. others could face citations were more charges and jail time. this is not the end of this. there are more protests to come as emotions continue to rise. the black lives matter group in sacramento is calling for occupation of the sacramento police department this afternoon. there is a possibility they will protest at tonight's city council meeting. the san jose city council is trying to strengthen its wage pretension ordinance so workers are rightfully paid. let's get over to kpix 5 news porter jackie ward with more. >> reporter: this is all an offense effort to prevent employees from being exploited. this is as a contractor is expected back in federal court this morning in oakland. let's give you some background. in 2017, federal agents ridden a compound in hayward where they found people crammed into a tiny space with no running water. several of them were undocumented workers who were constructing projects like the silvery towers in san jose ending union square court marriott in san francisco. joe torrence hernandez is back in court accused of cheating immigrant workers and holding them against their will.
this case is partially why the city council in san jose will vote to toughen up its wage theft ordinance to protect workers. >> here is the bottom line. if a construction worker works, he needs to get paid. the building behind us is a prime example of why these protections are needed. >> reporter: meanwhile, hernandez is supposed to face a federal judge at 7:30 am this morning. if convicted all he is up against, he could face up to 10 years in federal prison. live in san jose, jackie ward , kpix 5. things will be back to normal after a brief lockdown at hilltop mall last night. a group of men were arguing outside the shoe palace besides the area. democrats are stepping up
their investigations into trimet. 81 individuals and institutions have been given two weeks to respond to the house judiciary committee, including the president's sons and close executives from the trump organization. they won anything related to investments and presents from foreign governments, the firing of f.b.i. james comey and hush money payments to two were more women. the president said yesterday he is not worried about the requests and white house press secretary sarah sanders called it a fishing expedition. committee members point out robert mueller's russia investigation has already led to charges against some trump associates, including his former campaign chairman, paul manafort and longtime advisor, roger stone. >> there is no collusion. it is all a hoax. >> we think there is a real threat to the character of american government because all this criminality is taking place. >> at the 81 recipients don't produce the requested documents in the next two weeks, the judiciary committee archcoues t
morning for dozens of people reported missing after that very strong tornado hit. 23 people have been killed and that number will go up as we go through the day. the search will continue. this is some of the rest of the damage. this was an offense ef4 tornado with wind speeds up to 170 mph. the debris field is just miles long. some of these people we have heard from have no insurance. the recovery process we are looking at today is unimaginable. there are power outages in many of the towns around. that obviously pales in comparison to what some of these people are dealing with. it will be a long road to recovery. back to you. just as the teachers strike is settled, another dispute erupts in the oakland unified school district. why students stormed yesterday's board meeting. >> i almost passed out when i heard it.
>> the winner of the largest prize in u. s. history claims the prize with only weeks to spare. our next storm is here. if you're rushing out the door for work and school what you need to know coming up. we have a couple of hotspots across the east shore freeway and a new crash reported at the bay bridge. details are coming up. to simone, i leave the van gogh.
the rain is back this tuesday morning across most of the bay area on high def doppler. one area i want to highlight, san rafael, it is boring for you right now. we are seeing there wet weather across the golden gate, across the bay bridge into the east bay from hercules, richmond, berkeley, oakland, down through alameda and hayward. we will talk about and time out
the rest of the rain today into tomorrow coming up. hundreds of county employees in san mateo county will launch a two day strike. about 900 workers will take part, including employees at the health department, the sheriff's department and the da's office. the walk out is set to wrap up tomorrow. following the teachers strike in oakland, the oakland unified school board voted 4 to 8 three to more than $20 million from the district budget. it cuts funding for libraries, restorative justice programs and support services for foster youth. students stormed the meeting last night with their mouths bound. they are accusing teachers of selling them out for a contract raise. >> i hate that the school board is using our salary increase as an excuse to cut these programs. because these are the kids we care about the most. these are the kids we are always looking out for in our classrooms. >> the president of the teachers union said the union will take the fight to sacramento to get the state to fund the programs the board voted to cut. the winner the $1.5 billion jackpot has come forward. >> that person is and the only one that has a reason to celebrate. >> this is my commission. >> the south carolina store order is relieved the anonymous store owner finally claimed the price. the winner had 180 days to do so with april 18 deadline fast approaching. had the winner not come forward, that store would have been out about $50,000. the state of south carolina would have lost out in a lot of tax revenue had that ticket gone unclaimed. >> the winter probably wanted to wait a while. >> for all the suspense and drama. >> or to remain anonymous. >> step out and get prepared and have all your ducks in a row. >> cut off some your friends and cousins.
>> i believe i will win the lottery one day and i have my plan ready to go. >> we you take us to dinner? >> probably. >> checking the roadways, it has been busy across the eastshore freeway. we had a few accidents, not blocking lanes jake butt causing delays. we have busy traffic in this area. this crash is over to the shoulder. you will have a slight break and then you will tap the brake lights again working your way to san pablo. here is a live look at carson boulevard at 880. it is a busy ride along the eastshore freeway commute. the bay bridge, the metering lights are on and you are backed up well into the maze with a slow ride. we have reports of an accident with one lane blocked right before the toll plaza. it is kind of like a needle in a haystack. it is a little slow in that area. looking at the maze right now, all the connectors heading out of the east bay tour the a
bridge trying to get into the city, you are starting to see brake lights were you can see westbound, this is through the livermore valley. we have a crash at north livermore. that is blocking at least one lane. it is busy coming out of tracy this morning. we have the report of a new crash in the south bay, guadalupe parkway northbound near parker avenue. you have at least one lane blocked through there. we have a lot of that on our sensors. it is a slow ride working away northbound. once you get past there, it gets better. northbound 101 is starting to see a few brake lights.
the hotspots are the altamont pass commute and the wet weather this morning. here we go again. a lot of people are wondering when this will all be over. we are looking at brighter weather by the end of the week. i will show you that on the 7- day forecast in just a moment. high def doppler shows a soggy start to the day. grabbed the rain jacket and the umbrella heading out the door. you will need it. the north bay, rain all across the north bay. moderate to heavy rainfall from healdsburg to windsor, light rain for santa rosa, yountville, napa, you are getting a wet start to the day. san rafael, some moderate rainfall pushing right over you through sausalito, across the golden gate into san francisco, across the bay bridge into the east bay from richmond, berkeley, alameda, san leandro. you can see the light to moderate rain. io of thpeninsul light rain from lafayette, san ramon and fremont. you can see the light rain pushing a crushing union city
through sunnyvale, cupertino and about to move into san jose this morning. here is a live look from the salesforce tower cam her. upper 40s to low 50s as you start off the day. widespread rain moves in this morning. we will see heavier rain tomorrow morning with increasing wind. it has been a very wet winter. i don't have to tell you that. since november 21. we had all of that smoke, we were wishing for rain. we saw a lot of it. it rained 50 of the past 104 days. that means about two weeks more rain than what we typically see this time of year. satellite and radar view, there is the low pressure system that will bring more rain tomorrow. the atmospheric river stays to our south. that means central and southern
california will see heavy, soaking rain. we will still see the rain, but not torrential rain like we saw last week. this is 9 am. you can see the widespread, light rain across the bay area. this afternoon, some of us will catch a break, especially golden gate south. here is 4 pm. the north bay will see light to moderate rain with scattered showers by tonight. this is the heavy rain pushing in at 5 am tomorrow. we are looking at wet and windy conditions to start off the day tomorrow, turning to scattered showers in the afternoon. rainfall amounts, the santa cruz mountains close to the atmospheric river, close to 2 to 3 inches of rain. up to 1 1/2 in the peninsula and one to 3 inches for the north bay mountains. the wind will kick up as we go through the night. this is 6 pm. the purple and red are indicating stronger wind. looking at a windy start to the day tomorrow morning, along with ranger. sunrise at 6:35 am, sunset at 6:07 pm. daytime highs will be in the upper 50s to low 60s, 62 in san
jose, upper 50s for dublin with upper 50s for berkeley, alameda and clearlake. it will turn windy with a wet and windy day tomorrow morning. we could see an offense isolated thunderstorms on thursday. brighter weather friday into the weekend. here is sports. >> don't be surprised if oracle arena brings back vegemite sandwiches. we will tell you why. the pitcher we need to rebound from a horrible 2018 coming up.
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this player has played in his native austria, where he was just named the league mvp. he is 34 years old and healthy. he could take over a week to get here because of visa issues. kevin durant probably won't be picking him up at the airport. >> whatever works for us. it is up to the coach and front office to figure out. we trust whoever they bring in. as long as he do his job. >> another x warrior came out last night. the kings are in a battle for the eight seed of the western conference. the knicks had 16. the kings beat the knicks 115- 101 to win it. sacramento remains three games out of the eighth playoff spot. if they get there, the lakers were beat by the clippers last night. they are 5 1/2 games out of the eight seed. giants and dodgers. pitcher struck out four of three.
justin turner, giants fans are going to love this guy in right field at oracle. he has not had a lot of runs in five total innings this spring. he started only 10 games and suffered a shoulder industry. injury. he signed a $90 million contract. he has plenty of talent on the roster, as it is. >> we have a lot of big fish.
it is not always the best thing to 880 more. we just need to live up to what our potential is into what we can do and have the guys that show up and do their thing every year show up and do it again. the president did it again. yesterday at the white house, he served the south dakota football team fast food. he did the same thing when clemson visited during the government shutdown. south dakota was there to celebrate their football championship. i don't know. going to the white house, i am looking for state and lobster. no offense to hamburgers but it is the white house. see you tonight. this is a live look from washington this morning where the nation's vaccination laws will be under the microscope and just a little while. we will hear from an offense ohio teenager who will take the hot seat at that hearing. a peaceful protest ends with more than 80 people in jail in sacramento, including members of the press and clergy were taken into police custody. i will tell you why coming up. let's head outside as we look at traffic at the bay bridge toll plaza. it is 6:27 am. we will be right back after this. his mother to simone, i leave the van gogh.
to harrison, the wine collection. to craig, this rock. the redwoods to the redheads. the rainbows to the proud. i leave these things to my heirs, all 39 million of you, on one condition. that you do everything in your power to preserve and protect them. with love, california. live from the cbs bay area studios, this is kpix 5 news.
with more rain moving in, one bay area city is ready to pass an emergency declaration in response to last week's storms. the area of particular concern. the judge makes a ruling over california's bail system. thanks for waking up with us. it is tuesday, march 5. i am kenny choi. >> i am michelle griego. let's look outside with the conditions, let's see what we are looking at. embarcadero in san francisco, you can see what roadways and sidewalks with the rain coming down over much of the bay area. it is light right now, but it will get stronger later. >> we are tracking another weather system to moves in. we have this one right now and another one behind it.
that will bring heavy rain in strong winds for the commute tomorrow morning. rain jackets and umbrellas will get a work out. you can see on high def doppler, widespread rain lighting up the radar screen. most of us catch the wet weather starting off the day. i want to point out and focus on the north bay. you can see the moderate to heavy rainfall pushing through sanford fell this morning across the bay bridge, across the golden gate into san francisco, the east bay has a soggy start from berkeley, alameda down through san leandro. for parts of the peninsula, moderate to heavy rainfall down through san mateo. it is just pouring for you right now. we are looking at light rain from hayward, union city down through fremont and for the south bay. it is pushing across palo alto, sunnyvale, cupertino, campbell and san jose. your weather headlines, widespread rain this morning turning to scattered showers this afternoon and this evening. a stronger storm comes in with heavy rain tomorrow morning with breezy to windy conditions an offense an and an isolated thunderstorms as possible.
let's look at traffic. it is raining and the south bay. you have a hot spot. >> we have a couple different accidents. one just into the traffic center from chp. 101 right at mckee blocking the number two lane in the center divide. we have a crash northbound 87, guadalupe bay parkway with lanes blocked. this is causing a backup working your way through. northbound 87, the guatemala bay parkway is a crash. speeds are dipping under 25 miles per hour in some spots, especially along 87 with a 29 minute drive time between 85 and the one-on-one. it is a very slow ride. it is a decent ride back northbound. we have decent drive times. the golden gate bridge, so far, so good but we are dealing with wet weather this morning. we don't have a lot of accidents or trouble spots, just her usual slow spots.
southbound 101 from centerfield into the city, give yourself 16 minutes to make that n francisco. folks living in the burn zones in santa barbara county are being told to get out once again. wind storms approaching later today, those living in the thomas, whittier and sherman oaks areas could see landslides. the flooding is expected to shut down one-on-one in the area again. in the bay area, as it rain across the north bay, the santa rosa city council will sign off on a local emergency in a few hours. the laguna wastewater treatment plant was impacted during the last warm by severe flooding
and sewer flow rates coming into it were higher than ever reported. today's emergency proclamation will get under way at 1 pm in the mayor's conference room. protests over the shooting death of stephon clark led to a heated confrontation and dozens of arrests after the district attorney declined to file charges against the sacramento officers who shot and killed stephon clark last year. >> police said they missed took his phone with the item in his hand for a gun. >> things escalated after a man showed up in the make america great again hats. they say he was stirring the pot and agitating protesters. the protesters were ordered to disperse after they got unruly. many of them did not and that is when the trouble began. about 100 people were marching peacefully about two and half hours in when the confrontation began with the man in the maga hat. riot police moved in with r ns outto diffuse the situation. police and protesters were ordered back. about one third of the group broke up but the
rest moved to an overpass and were ultimately surrounded on either side by police. about 100 riot police arrested 84 protesters. >> it is because these folks are not impacted by the stuff we are impacted by, by the terrorism in our neighborhood, by the police in our streets, by the helicopters overhead of us. they are going to get a taste of it right now. they will be uncomfortable but that is all right. >> a journalist for the sacramento bee was arrested and later released. a photographer from the same paper was pushed to the ground by a police baton and had his camera damage. members of the clergy were arrested, as well. those and others were released early this morning. others could face jail time. this is not the end of it. there are more protests to
come, at least. black lives matter in sacramento is calling for occupation of the sacramento police department this afternoon. there is the possibility they will protest at tonight's city council meeting and shut it down. a federal judge in oakland has shut down the use of cash bail for people arrested in san francisco that have not been arranged. the judge says the bail schedule merely provides a get out of jail card for anyone with sufficient means to afford it. the judge said she would issue an injunction barring the sheriff's department from using the bail schedule. california voters will decide whether to abolish cash bail statewide in the november 2020 election. we have new video coming out of virginia. this is chelsea manning, the former army intelligence officer who was convicted of leaking information to wikileaks. she is going in to face a grand jury, trying to challenge a subpoena that she would appear in front of this grand jury. this grand jury is looking into julian assange, who is the founder of wikileaks. she does not want to testify in
front of them today. she is fighting that. she has already served seven years in prison before president obama commuted her sentence for her indiscretions with information. a hearing will get under way on capitol hill to discover if federal vaccination laws are needed in the widespread measels outbreak. ethan lindenberger is expected to testify after his parents decided not to vaccinate him over safety concerns. he got national attention after he posted a plea on reddit, asking where he could go to get vaccinated after turning 18. >> the intention of that was not to blame my parents or make them look down. measles is a preventable disease that we can vaccinate against. i and many people believe it is coming back because of opinions like the ones that have
influenced my mom. >> there is no federal law mandating children are immunized. seven states in washington, d.c., allow minors to get vaccinations without parental consent. a major new study is supporting previous research that vaccines are safe. scientists in denmark looked at all the children born in that country over a decade. they found the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine does not cause higher rates of autism in children, even those some are already at high risk of developing the disorder. in 2006, measles was declared eradicated in the u. s. this
one man said surveillance cameras caught thieves breaking into his car at the great mall and stealing something a replaceable. >> my dad's necklace. i will never get that back. it hurts to think that some idiot took my stuff that doesn't have no financial value to it. it means everything to me. >> police say they have stepped up patrols in those hotspots, as well as talking to robert he manages it and security companies to stop the crime trend. record high credit card balances has positive news. the news coming in from two with a bigger department star change, each had positive earnings reporting. wall street set the bar fairly low. target sales were flat. the revenue from kohl's was about 3 1/2%. both were better than expected. same-store sales were better for both companies that forecast. both companies are coming in better for 2019.
wall street loves the news. target is moving higher st is used an awful lot during the holidays. in the fourth quarter, the federal reserve said u. s. credit card balances soared to $870 billion. that hit the prior record in 2008 right before the great recession. the balance total was up $26 billion from a year earlier in the fourth quarter. there were 480 million credit cards in use in the u. s., 100 million more following the great recession. the stock market is getting off to a slow start. the dow jones is dropping just over 40 points after falling over 200 yesterday. the nasdaq is down nine points, the s&p down by four points. sales in salesforce shares met expectations.
we have wet conditions for a lot of commuters out there in the south bay. >> it is a difficult commute. we have a few hotspots with lanes blocked and the south bay that will affect your ride on 101 and 87. it is busy right there. the wet weather is causing problems. we have more on that. crashes, northbound 87 you have to colene shutdown as they clear this crash. north 101 at mckee, the number two lane from the left is completely blocked. we have decent delays coming out of the to 86-80 connector. 101 northbound is busy for the morning commute. between 85 and 682, it is an 18 minute drive time. 21 minutes for guadalupe parkway northbound to one-on-
one. hopefully that crash is in the clearing stages. we have delays on 85. northbound 280 is still in the green, 14 minutes from 680 to 85. that is probably your best bet out of the south bay this morning. we have had a tough drive through the altamont pass. we had quite a few accidents westbound 580. the latest, as you work your way around livermore avenue, looks like they are trying to get this one out of the number three lane from the left. we have a new trouble spot on the westbound side. it is a busy ride coming out of tracy working away westbound. 41 minutes from 205 to 680. once you get to 680 and connect through the dublin interchange, it is not too bad. westbound eastshore freeway has been a struggle. the earlier crash is in the clearing stages. it is backed up, 42 minutes from highway 4 to the maze. highway 4 is seeing decent delays. 41 minutes from the antioch bridge tour the eastshore freeway. if your commute takes you to the bay bridge this morning, the metering lights remain on. all approaches are seeing stop and go conditions this morning. the same for the richmond bridge, we have typical commute direction as westbound. we have slick roadways this morning.
the rain is back. a lot of people are wondering when it will end. make it stop. brighter, drier weather is coming in the 7-day forecast. we just have to get through the wet weather first. here is a live look at embarcadero. you can see clouds in the sky. we have the rain coming down, as well. we are tracking the wet weather for most of the bay area this morning. if you are rushing to get out the door for work in school, bring your rain jacket and umbrella. you will need it this morning. high def doppler, you can see that moderate rainfall pushing across sonoma down through san rafael this morning, across the bridthe east ba berkeley, to s oakland, as well as san leandro is. we have moderate to heavy rainfall still pouring down
through san mateo this morning. we are looking at light rain from walnut creek, san ramon, hayward, as well is right over the south bay. we are looking at light rain in campbell and sunnyvale with moderate rain pushing through the area this morning. here is the salesforce tower cam rock, we have the cloudy and wet start to the day in the upper 40s and low 50s this morning. you can expect widespread rain this morning looking at scattered showers for this afternoon and heavy rain coming in was strong winds for tomorrow morning. the morning commute tomorrow looks even worse. be prepared for that. your satellite and radar view, there is a low pressure system that will bring more rain tomorrow. the atmospheric river stays to
our south. that means central and southern california will see the heavy, soaking rain, but not us in the bay area. because the atmospheric rivers to our south, the major rivers will stay below flood stage, even with this storm system. timing it out for you as we go through the day, we are looking at catching a break in some spots as we head through the afternoon. we are also looking at scattered showers. that continues this evening. the heavier rain comes in tomorrow morning. here we are stopping the clock at 5 am. we turn to scattered showers wednesday afternoon. we have 2 to 3 inches expected for the santa cruz mountains closer to the atmospheric river, about an inch for the south bay and east bay, up to an inch-and-a-half or the peninsula and 1 to 3 inches for the north bay mountains. the winds will pick up tonight. futurecast wind gusts, we can see the strong winds by tonight into tomorrow morning before they go down in the afternoon.
daytime highs are in the upper 50s for san francisco, oakland and fremont. mountains upper 50s, mid 50s for santa rosa and napa. off and on rain today, a wet and windy start tomorrow morning turning to scattered showers in the afternoon. we have dry your weather by the weekend. we are taking a live look from high above the the embarcadero along the san francisco waterfront. the parking lot next to the roadway could soon be the location for the city's largest homeless center. the proposed site is currently owned by the port of san francisco. it would feature a 200 bed navigation center or short-term shelter. it would provide health and housing services, round-the- clock stays, pets and partners also welcomed. if the project is greenlighted, it would open by the summer and is expected to operate four years. >> i would be great with it. it is important to help anything we can. if it is the best solution for the city, i suppit >> i think it is amazing but i would prefer it to be maybe somewhere where it is not as
populated. it is always busy right around here. >> the commission will consider approving this project next month. when injured military personnel returning from combat, they often face more battles at home against ptsa. a program at mammoth mountain helps disabled people hit the slopes with modified ski equipment but now they are fully focused on veterans helping them mend minds as well as bodies. >> let's face it, this country is good about recruiting and training, really good about putting men in the arena of war and women and they bring them back and give them new legs. then it sort of stops. that is where we step up to the plate. >> you can see our original report, salvation on the slopes tonight on kpix 5 news at 7 pm.
one community has a big push to eliminate vacant storefronts that are growing more common. the plan up for a vote today. in just a few hours, the san jose city council will meet to decide on whether to adopt a wage theft ordinance to protect workers. we are taking live look outside. this is of ocean beach. it is 6:53 am. we will be right back.
i am jackie ward live in san jose where in just a few hours the city council will consider strengthening its wage protection ordinance to make sure workers are rightfully paid as a contractor is back in federal court this morning, facing a judge. let's give you some background. in 2017, federal agents ridden a compound in hayward where they found people crammed into
a tiny space with no running water. several were undocumented workers working construction projects in san jose and san francisco. their boss is back in court, accused of cheating immigrant workers and holding them against their will. this is partially why later today the city council in san jose will toughen up its wage theft ordinance to protect construction workers and close loopholes in certain kinds of contracts and disclosures. hernandez should face a federal judge at 7:30 am convied on al could face up to 10 years in prison. in san jose, jackie ward, kpix 5. it is time for your final 5. >> protests over the shooting death of stephon clark led to dozens of arrest. officers arrested more than 80 people, including charging clergy members and reporters. two days after the oakland teachers strike ended, teachers and students are voicing the frustrations again. this is as the ousd school
board voted to cut $20 million from the budget. the board of supervisors is expected to discuss placing an annual fee on vacant and abandoned storefront. it will cost storeowners more than $700. businesses do not comply that would face a fine. family, friends and fans are remembering luke perry. the actor suffered a stroke last week and died yesterday. he was just 52 years old. house democrats are stepping up their investigations into president trump. the judiciary committee sent document requests to 81 people linked to the president and his associates. we have a couple trouble spots in the front bay, one along the 101 that will slow you down this morning.
we are dealing with rain and showers this morning. we have more on that coming up. south 101 at petaluma boulevard, it is blocking the number two lane from the lot. we have a lot of delays working your way toward the crass. northbound 280 near this area, look for a crash. we have a bit of a backup behind the crash. it is a better ride than the northbound 101 working your way out of the south bay and along the peninsula. here is high def doppler, one more look for you with the rain pushing across the bay area this morning. that will continue for the morning. we have scattered showers this afternoon. your weather headlines, scattered showers in the afternoon and evening with
heavy rain tomorrow morning. breezy to windy with an isolated thunderstorms tomorrow morning, as well. we have to get through the next few days with a few showers thursday morning. we dry out after that. look at the rest of the week. we have dry your weather friday through the weekend, turning partly sunday partly sunny by sunday. >> did you say sunny by sunday? my ears perked up. your next local update is at 7:26 am. it is fat tuesday. have fun celebrating doing whatever. have a great day, everyone. 2019. welcome to "cbs this morning." homeless survivors of the deadly tornado in alabama face freezing temperatures and weeks of cleanup. we're in beauregard, alabama, where 20 people were killed and the search continues for missing victims. first on "cbs this morning," new evidence that prescription drug prices can vary by hundreds or thousands of dollars. see how these differences can affect patients' health and how to find the best deals for yourself. two sisters ages 8 and 5 are telling their remarkable story of survival after they were lost in the woods without food or water for superheroes. plus