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printers making it into the '60s. all this blue alone the peninsula indicates a perfect is around the bay area. it may be slightly cooler than what we saw yesterday but it pretty mild afternoon is in store. we have a mixture of sixties in the south bay, 65 for those in our view, 67 for those in morgan hill. her public-- your seven day around the forecast shows a string of sunshine and especially as we get closer to the weekend. nice again we are contending with some pretty frigid morning is. sunday and monday we indicate some
>> we want to make sure the buses are well maintained so they do not break down. we want to make sure that they are adequately controlled so that they're safe. >>reporter: other changes including adding a budget and then a major bike fair record robbery and and your report roof rack. but they >>james: , of which an elderly lin accounting is recovering after exchanging gunfire when an intruder. this nine year old who was in his home when he saw a robber come in and attack it. been to condemn what he
heard a crash, and then the robber came in and he had a gun and he held a gun to his forehead and he said i am going to take you out. your on my list or something to that effect. and no. the senate i am so nervous. i have to go to the bathroom or i will have an accident right here. he talked of rubber into allowing him to go into his bathroom and that is where he had his loaded pistol. >>reporter: he keeps it in the bathroom? >> yes and he came out shooting. he opened the door and he had his gun and then he went 1, 2, 3. >>reporter: has a brother ever seen the man before any idea what he was looking for? >> no, the robber said it there is a contract out for you and he gave it another name but not my brother's
name and my brother said that was the weirdest thing of all. he worked out. his body is just so fit. you would not think that he is 90 years old. vicar who calls me babe, recess by toll july was tough. >>james: the police ended up capturing the suspect he will been charged with burglary and attempted murder cleared out of the earth never will have more on that story coming up. >>justine: now investigators are suspected arson. this happened at this facility, the fire destroyed three big rig tractors beach are more about $25,000. we went equilibrate--we will take a quick break because we have much more ahead. it is going
>>james: we have coverage of the iowa caucus and bloopers and ginnie reports. >>reporter: we do not loosely cover, coverage this pictures and to and we've who know if the official line and the anchor target of have to come in for laughing. sorting of them come through letters, crime o m of my g. wrote
>> that will be the key to his success. bell will? >>reporter: by the wee hours of them warning geography started to look like anatomy. once an anchor starts to get a little slap happy, is liable to start slapping even his own network. >> we have just given up. it is like 1:30 a.m.. [laughter] >>pam: if only we had some new high-tech thing i've never seen before. look at this, weble. >>reporter: cnn used the weebles to demonstrate how
the call this works. actually this reminded of that you come for canada and a sidekick snail we're used to try to predict who the winner is. christine and actually scooped everyone on caucus night when a couple of aisle official with save the day. >> i added them up a couple of times. oh man! >> what you mean the numbers don't match? [laughter] >>reporter: by 3:30 a.m., the caucus coverage was renamed cnn after dark and the music was replaced by barry white. >> again with the social me a screen. this is the third hit and i still do not understand what the hell
this all means. [laughter] >>justine: we will take a quick break on the kron4 morning news and talk weather and traffic right after this. er: bank robbery certainly is a frightening crime. after all, bank robbers stole $43 million in one year. but identity thieves? try 37 billion! and guess how identity thieves are getting some of that money. by taking over our bank accounts. they may not even need your social security number anymore. all an identity thief may need are a couple of simple pieces of information, like your mother's maiden name or the city you were born in, and they could add their name onto your bank accounts in order to make your money their money. you need help. [whoosh, clang] you need lifelock-- the only identity protection company that
now monitors bank accounts for takeover fraud. lifelock is the proactive identity protection company with an early warning alert system that is state of the art. when we detect any suspected breaches of your personal information within our network, we contact you right away, before the damage is done. lifelock has the most comprehensive identity protection available. no one can stop all identity theft-- that's why lifelock offers you peace of mind, and you get our million dollar total service guarantee. >> having your identity stolen feels like you've been totally violated. you go around looking over your shoulder. it's almost as if someone has broken into your home. >> announcer: don't spend another day without lifelock. call now! try lifelock's service risk-free for 60 days. lifelock is the only identity protection company that now monitors bank accounts for takeover fraud. no one provides more comprehensive identity protection than lifelock. if you're not convinced after 60 days, simply notify lifelock and you won't pay. and to keep your documents out of the wrong hands, we'll even add this personal shredder--
a $29 value-- absolutely free with your enrollment. don't wait another minute. call now or go to lifelock.com. lifelock service guarantee cannot be offered to residents of new york. >>james: 25 people have been killed in a landslide that move through a gold mining state. you can see how massive it is when the damage and destruction was done. government officials warned the minors that the amount above them was guaranteed to crumble. the downside collapsed during the night while most residents were asleep sweeping array about 50 houses. officials say more than 100 people are believed to be. in the rubble. soldiers and volunteers are trying to get out survivors.
we will let you know if there is in success. 16 people were taken to the hospital with injuries. and this morning more than two dozen people have been killed in a series of explosions in baghdad. authorities say the explosion happened in two shiite neighborhoods. good day laborers were gathering to look for work in the other attack there with a roadside bomb that went off. less than an hour later to explosions also rocked a second shiite neighborhood. 27 people have been killed in all four blast. >>erica: good morning, we are taking a live look at conditions over the james lick freeway. for the most part it is a pretty clear start to the morning and he's here in downtown san francisco. we have some localized areas of dense fog. the fog would jump from north to south it will build a more widespread in the next few hours. we are anticipating a pretty mild afternoon temperatures are
slightly cooler than where they were yesterday. we will continue with his driver and mild weather pattern. take a look at the numbers right outside the door. it is very similar to yesterday morning that means upper 30s in the north bay, 39 for napa, navato, 36 for those in santa rosa. and check that downtown san francisco along the coastline we see low fifties there and mid-50s everywhere else. 49 for hayward, the same goes for oakland in redwood city. check out the visibility chart we have some areas of compromise visibility down to a half months santa rosa and less than a quarter mile and a bottle. we could see potentially hazardous driving conditions on a stretch of highway 101. everyone is pretty much in great shape. oakland and hayward all reporting 10 mi. of credibility. into the afternoon we expect temperatures to sit in the low 60s. 60 degrees for what
would city--62 degrees expected for redwood city. up into the north bay will see a mixture of sun and clouds. her the most her we have low 60s here. a pair of 59 for rich and in downtown san francisco and 64 over in fairfield. take it at a satellite and radar. we have a wet weather activity to the north. there's a lot of cloud coverage headed that way but we are clear and dry and the bay area you will see that on your extended forecast there is no rain to speak of. we may have some extended clouds in the next couple of days but we anticipate a string of sunshine as we head into the weekend and the network will air. as we look at the approach to the bay bridge toll plaza, traffic is moving well from the shore freeway. west bound 580 you will see no weight at the
toll plaza flats in fact the main lights are still off. san mateo bridge ride is nice and easy in both directions of highway 92. this drive time is only 14 minutes from in to end. south bound 101 you will see a lot space in between cars certainly moving at the limit. taking a look at south bay conditions, north bound 101 is smooth and easy with no accidents to report. all that read on your screen indicate speeds over 50 miles per hour. you can say the same for interstate 280. your ride along 101 from the capitol expressway for to the montague expressway is talking in at under 10 minutes this morning. and >>james: settled the police have arrested four men on suspicion of possessing child pornography. the suspects include these four men.
>> we go on the internet just like anyone else would using the modified version of the software. we simply ask them for some child pornography and they simply delivered to us through the internet want to make that download it takes that evidence to get the search warrant. >>james: if convicted the suspects will be in jail for up to a year. >>justine: after more than 24 hours san francisco police are ending a standoff with a suspected robber who stranded himself on a cliff. the suspect ran off and then the up trapping himself on a steep hillside. officers surrounded the man tried taking him out but he refused. police now say it is not worth the risk to go after him. a bay area school
custodian who was accused of molesting young boys in the expected to be in court today. the deputy d.a. says the first victims under 14 years old and was molested in contra costa county beginning in may of last year. investigators say the second victim was molested in san francisco from 1995 until 20003. he was a substitute custodian at the mount diablo school district. his background check showed no criminal history. >>james: the route were promised a return of the monkey from the san francisco zoo has not been handed out yet. a man walking his dog sunday morning said he found the dog in the part. but the zoo has not given up the $5,000 reward. police say any time there is a reward is never a good i did just simply hand over the cash. >> you want to make sure that you explore all the evidence in the case, you make sure you ask all of the
appropriate question and that you have conducted all of your interviews. in this particular case, there win for us to conduct our interview and to make sure that we do a thorough report before they want to hand over anything. >>james: the vet says the monkeys in pretty good shape following his adventure but he's been isolated for a while just as a precaution. >>justine: there is a nationwide shortage of organic milk and as a result you may see prices increase as much as 10% and there may be some their shelves.--bare shelves. farmers do not feed their cows as much leading to low milk production consumer demand for organic milk has gone up steadily. >>james: we will take a break and we have a live look at the james lick freeway as we go now there is one set of headlights,
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january in the sierra is not usually is. it feels more like summer in the mounds. the sky is blue it is beautiful out here but this is not good for the ski business. this is the sugar bowl parking lot and that she can see, there is no one here. the slopes at most places are completely dry. it is to resort is so dry that a truck can drive on the run with no problem. everywhere else there is nothing but mud and dry grass. the clear conditions are unusual for this time of year but it is no less beautiful. many of the places that the panel the snow are hoping for eight late storm to blow through so that they can recoup just a little bit of the season. >>justine: let us take a quick look at the seven day around the bay were more dry weather is in sight. there is not a dropper rain to show on the seven day around the bay forecast. we
have 65 degrees nice and warm today. a little bit of fog and of a bit cooler than what what is today. we will take you through the '60s rock the rest of the week it is windy and sunny as we are approaching mid january. we have much more ahead on the kron4 morning news. take a look outside at what is happening. traffic as usual at this hour is not too heavy or too light. we will do our top stories with weather and traffic right after this. ó??g÷p÷÷÷ >>8ç
and reduce the debris burning days because it has not rain in so long. >>erica: it looks like we will have to meet january without any rain or snow. as we focus in on what is on tap for today we have some areas of pettifog especially of north bay. temperatures have dropped compared to my last report at the head into the afternoon we will see a mixture of high clouds and sunshine with temperatures in the low 60s. as you can see there is an area of compromise to his ability to stop the petaluma indicated by the red on your screen. >>erica: you could run into some pockets of dense fog out there pretty hazardous conditions out along the roadways. and have some critical temperatures. tickets that santa rosa and a bottle of beer and then drop down to just 36
degrees, 35 for those in fairfield. talk to the golden gate it looks like everyone is sitting in the low 40's. now, by in o'clock we will see a good mixture of forties and fifties around the bay area. by lunchtime we have pretty nice weather along these shores in the south bay. it could already make it into low 60s. and as for your afternoon high temperatures, this band of blue hugging the coastline in the peninsula and take a 50 and the queen on your screen indicates low to mid 60's for places like napa, fairfield, antioch and out into the south bay. the us break down the numbers for you neighborhood by neighborhood slightly cooler than on sunday and today the mild over all in the bay area. 63 degrees on tap for hayward, 60 for those in half moon bay and turning your attention to the north bay santa rosa is coming in at 65 degrees, 644 napa and fairfield and 65 expected for downtown san francisco.
your seven there from the forecast shows a mixture of sun and clouds for the rest of the work week. you will see a lot of sunshine not only for saturday and sunday but for the start of the next work week as well. sunday and monday we could see some gusty winds especially in the higher elevations. taken with your temperatures, we have '60s all across the board, no doubt about that we are dealing with some pretty frigid in the nose, temperatures are right about that freezing mark. and we still are major accident free. a quick check to get you out the door looking at the approach to the bay bridge toll plaza we are about eight minutes from the foot of the maze towards fremont street. again at the san mateo bridge traffic is building at the west bound direction outports foster city but no delays getting to the bridge along the nimitz freeway. here is a live look at the golden gate bridge, south bound 101 showed great conditions with no problems to report a little bit of patchy fog in the north bay and we have just 22 minutes coming out
of navato toward san francisco. a quick check of the traffic map shows west bound 58 he met to the right coming off of the altamont pass close to livermore. we do not have a single accident report card for the nimitz freeway this morning. all >>james: muni is trying to make good on the 40 your promise to give you a lot of their cars and into public transportation agency said it has a plan to do it in the next six years in reggie kumar explains the idea >>reporter: will be want to fulfil and an irresistible that was discussed and long time ago. within six years they want to entice more people to leave their cars at home hot and instead take public transportation, ride a bike, or want to: work in with an exceedingly more support from the city and other transit agencies to make his plan become a reality. currently a 38% you
take a live presentation officials want to increase that number. >>justine: shot his ninth year old and his green bay home when he was taken hostage and shot. >>reporter: a 19 year-old man attack inside of his home what that. he was inside of his house when the attacker broke through the front door and pointed a gun at him he said he was nervous and had to use the bathroom week where he had a gun hidden. he comes out of the bathroom shooting and he shook his attack a three- time to--and what his attacker was and of one shot at she took him through the head it went through the cheek. his head is swollen and bleeding and when i hear out a one-year but they are happy he is alive.
>>james: in oakland, family and friends of the it five- year old boy shot and killed last week will pay their respects. eighth union is scheduled for august gabriel martinez jr. to. his funeral is set for tomorrow morning he was playing outside of his family's, shrugged when he was shot. the police have not made any arrests. city officials from east palo also will discuss a possible lawsuit against facebook are written our concern that increased movement or went above average learners--they are concerned that the traffic will be to have it around that area. >>justine: time for a break
>>justine: we had barely recovered from our iowa hangover. already the candidates are mapping out the game plans for next tuesday's primary in new hampshire and in south carolina. greg black has the latest on the campaign trail. >>reporter: the republican presidential candidate who survived iowa are looking to the next lineup. a show about and is out of the race. >> i have no regrets, none whatsoever. >>reporter: rick perry has decided to press on after a disappointing fifth place in
the iowa caucus. >> we are going to go into places where they have actual primaries. >>reporter: 2 mit romney is hoping to win the next battle in hampshire with a larger margin. >> what a squeaker, but it sure enough to have a win. >>reporter: mit romney picked up a key endorsement from the 2008 republican presidential nominee senator john mccain. most recent polls show him far ahead of the competition in new hampshire. even his rivals expect him to bush--score big. but now he has any rising santorum on his heels. campaign cash has been pouring in for santorum since the second place in the iowa caucus.
>> the suppose it 40 +% that mit romney has in new hampshire now, i think when people see would send an arms capability live this will have the potential to turn very fast. >>justine: marks santorum campaign says they have raised more than $1 million during caucus night and he plans to spend the day in the venture. your ronnie will also split his day between new hampshire and the third contest which is south carolina. >>james: we have a live report on the increase fire danger. that is in the oakland hills. now here is a live look at traffic which is moving fairly well this morning. [♪...] >> announcer: bank robbery certainly is a frightening crime. after all, bank robbers stole
$43 million in one year. but identity thieves? try 37 billion! and guess how identity thieves are getting some of that money. by taking over our bank accounts. they may not even need your social security number anymore. all an identity thief may need are a couple of simple pieces of information, like your mother's maiden name or the city you were born in, and they could add their name onto your bank accounts in order to make your money their money. you need help. [whoosh, clang] you need lifelock-- the only identity protection company that now monitors bank accounts for takeover fraud. lifelock is the proactive identity protection company with an early warning alert system that is state of the art. when we detect any suspected breaches of your personal information within our network, we contact you right away, before the damage is done. lifelock has the most comprehensive identity protection available. no one can stop all identity theft-- that's why lifelock
offers you peace of mind, and you get our million dollar total service guarantee. >> having your identity stolen feels like you've been totally violated. you go around looking over your shoulder. it's almost as if someone has broken into your home. >> announcer: don't spend another day without lifelock. call now! try lifelock's service risk-free for 60 days. lifelock is the only identity protection company that now monitors bank accounts for takeover fraud. no one provides more comprehensive identity protection than lifelock. if you're not convinced after 60 days, simply notify lifelock and you won't pay. and to keep your documents out of the wrong hands, we'll even add this personal shredder-- a $29 value-- absolutely free with your enrollment. don't wait another minute. call now or go to lifelock.com. lifelock service guarantee cannot be offered to residents of new york.
>>justine: to dry weather has made for some very dangerous conditions including right here in the bay area. here is what cal fire is doing because there is an increase fire danger. >>reporter: good morning justine. usually this time of the season they're actually telling people it is ok, we can lay off on some of the staffing but in this case they're increasing their staffing because of the unusual dry winter that we are having. you can even see right here, some of these brushes are dry. usually you would spot and drive bush around here, and it will be very lush and green right now that is not the case. there will be increasing staff, as well as trying to postpone some of these controlled fires that they have. they can postpone them because they feel that it is just to try to be doing some of those things and to do plant debris
burning so that things are a little more under control. now it is nice to have the sunshine, but if you do not get enough rain during the winter cal far will really be up against a bad spring and summer because you know if it is that now it will only get worse as the year goes on. and then you will have a really bad fire season to contend with if we do not get enough rain. >>justine: so it does not sound like the rain is coming to any time soon. >>erica: that is right i do not expect any until the next seven to 10 days possibly not until the end of january. i guess we will have to continue to march that continued fire danger for the next couple of weeks because will not see any rain any time soon. as we focus in on what is on tap for today. we have a live look at our roof camera. at
downtown san francisco, for the most part it is the pretty clear star to the morning. we have some areas of localize fall. we have made some improvement we now see for miles of visibility through santa rosa and napa less than half mile in through navato. so, you could encounter some potentially hazardous driving conditions and your temperatures are pretty chilly as well. 36 degrees for navato, the same goes for santa rosa. we have some training in the north bay the ticket that downtown san francisco coming in at 49 degrees and low '40's pretty much everywhere else. into the afternoon, we will see temperatures trending into the '60s. slightly cooler than yesterday but we are anticipating high clouds and sunshine.
>>erica: temperatures will be pretty isolated and now you could get up to 65 and 67 is expected in morgan hill this afternoon. yesterday navato was only getting a to 61 degrees and a degree cooler than that in san raphael. check out rich in downtown san francisco they will thin the upper 50s and 64 in fairfield, concord and napa this afternoon. your satellite and radar shows what activities towards the north. there is a lot of cloud coverage headed in that general direction. but here in the bay area like i mentioned, we are dry without conditions and plenty of sunshine in your seven day around the forecast. we have '60s for sure and mostly sunny skies as we head into the weekend. there is no wet weather in forecast but we do have potential for some pretty gusty wind especially in the higher elevations on tap for sunday and monday as well. in the traffic center we have one last bridge check of the hour. the approach to the bay bridge
toll plaza it's getting a little more busy. you see more cars at the toll plaza flat regardless, your drive is still eight to nine is from the foot of the maze to fremont street this morning. the san mateo bridge ride is building in the westbound direction up towards foster city. there are still no delays at the toll plaza itself and no problems getting to debris along the nimitz freeway this morning. a live look at the golden gate bridge south bound 101. there are pretty clear conditions. one last check of our traffic map, conditions look good. the chp does not have any accidents to report. the bayshore freeway looks well them both directions we are currently problem free for interstate 2 in zero. if you're taking public transit it looked like your good to go. >>james: san jose police have arrested four men on suspicion of possessing child pornography. these
four men were all taken into custody during a sting operation and now neighbors of some of the accused men are speaking out of their fears. >> it is very concerning because we have two small children and being in a neighborhood with something happen like that so close to home it is a little unsettling. >> i just thought it was a safe neighborhood i never thought we have anyone that would involved in that type of problem in that neighborhood, but yes that really concerns me and i hope that they take steps that are necessary to take your the problem because i do not feel safe. >>james: if convicted the suspect place--faced three months to one year in jail. police will now sleep a different city and they expect to make several more rest.
>>justine: police are searching for the people that stole from an vandalizes this day labor center. when we talk the central organizer who is now asking for help. >> i think this was a crime of opportunity. they were just looking to steal something to sell. >>reporter: through this is the director of the hayward daily percenter he is trying to put the pieces back together after was robbed and vandalize in the early hours on the year's day. roussel where support >> release came your all of our computers were gone. we have supplies from our health program that new law to take of the timber trade of the will and their blood pressure and things, a former so we had some of those supplies that are missing. robert was bruins from this is one of the new houses that were vandalized. everything in here like i said it is cleaned out a lot of the
power tools are missing. of some are other gardening acquit is missing. ruth--and some of our gardening and when it is missing. >>reporter: he is hoping that those who have helped in the past will be able to come forward once again. >> the community knows the work that we do, and we are looking for support from the community to be able to get back to where we're at at least >>reporter: as he searches for a calendar on his battered desk, only one sentiment comes to mind. >> happy new year, yea. >>justine: san francisco's first elected hispanic district attorney will be sworn in today. at the ceremony will be at mission high school of which he personally picked because of
a personal connection there. rob >>james: republican assemblymen tim donnelly was caught trying to bring a loaded handgun onto a plane at the ontario airport. he said he forgot it was in his carry-on bag, he was cited and released. your possession of a firearm is a misdemeanor with one year in jail and a $1,000 fine. rick pecans and what this castro valley woman made her first appearance in the legislature yesterday since been arrested on boom--since being arrested for walked her shoplifting. she said she was on the phone at the time and got startled and did not mean to walk out the store with the item. um this
driver ran off only wearing boxer shorts. and investigators are trying to find out if this driver was drunk or possibly on drugs. >>justine: thanks to an observer could american and some brave firefighters, a dog is back home safe. we will talk with the rescue department to see how they save the dock area >> we try to keep the weight evenly distribute a chief now on the end of the latter--ladder and try to find a way to pull the dog to him. >>justine: we will take a break on this thursday morning here is a live look outside at what is happening on the james lick freeway in san francisco where traffic is still rather light. it is not faulty from this to you. we are tracking fog as well
>>stanley: pay attention to the vehicle making a left- hand turn this driver just ran a red light. there have been so many pedestrian collisions at this intersection that the city has not installed this brand spanking new red light camera system that will target specific violators. it is drivers that refuse to follow the basic rules of the road by running this a red light turning lane. this intersection has three separate light
configurations. it went like writers and pedestrians have the go signal, the people here are required to stop. in just a few hours i watched as numerous drivers completely ignored the red arrow and ran the light. now, look at this drug, from the driver is a note turn lane waiting to turn. and drivers also on the light from that plane. and there have been more than two dozen accidents at this intersection involving illegal left-hand turns some 2007. harrington for your information, the camera will begin issuing tickets by the end of january at a cost of $500 per violation. >>louisa: if you have a story idea for stanley you could always you never met people behaving badly a kron4.com. moving on, the
duchess of cambridge, kate middleton has taken her first step towards covering our very own public role. she revealed to refer to the organizations that she will be supporting and hard core of the program for disadvantaged kids to a nationwide is see also announces she's volunteering with a scout association that is similar to the boy scouts and girl scouts of america. it much more ahead, look to show some live pictures into our newsroom. these are from wheat american licorice company they're on strike this morning. have a live report coming up at 5:00 a.m..
erica. >>erica: the morning james. we have clear conditions from the mount tancam. and we have some areas of dense fog. that will be situated at the to the north bay and everywhere else we see clear skies. has the turner to to to the afternoon we will see a mixture of high clouds and sunshine. it looks like most locations will make it into the low 60s. into the overnight hours will continue to see partly cloudy conditions the fog tracker shows an area of fault just south of petaluma. it indicates less than a quarter mile visibility. this span is stretching from the coast all the way to napa and vallejo and indicates between 2 and 5 mi. of visibility. we could actually see some potentially hazardous driving conditions out on 101 this morning. in terms of your temperatures it is a pretty chilly start in the north bay as well. we have 30's for the most part, 35
in fairfield take a look at santa rosa and navato both coming in at 36. everywhere else with the low 40's and caribbean open by 8:00 a.m., we see a good mixture of 40 and 50 around the bay area. >>erica: as we fast forward to our afternoon the high temperature showing clear divide. the blue and green shows a healthy mixture of '50s and '60s around the bay area. the us give you those numbers is slightly cooler compared to yesterday. redwood city to get to 62 degrees, the same goes for oakland and vallejo. >>erica: now your seven day around the bay forecast shows a mixture of sun and clouds for the next couple of days. we do have a string of sunshine as we headed to the weekend and start of the next work week. the morning james.
>>james: good morning and continuing our whether team coverage here. we have dry and dangerous conditions. >>reporter: good morning james, this has been an unusual dry winter. cal fire is actually increasing their staff instead of cutting back as well as trying to postpone some of the controlled fire days and the debris burning days. let me show some of the brush here. it is not too bad right now. this dried grasses
pretty unusual. is usually very lush around this hour. they're asking californians across as did not deter any wild fires especially during a windy day if you decide to go out and start a fire. how things are pretty dry. and there really mantra in this because if you have a dry winter that only means that news. that is stirring this spring and summer because it makes a big job that much tougher. >>james: did you for that update. we will follow the conditions and were hoping for more rain as the winter months continues to. and now let us find out about traffic. we have a live look at the golden gate bridge behind me. >> george: we have a great start to the morning commute. we are not tracking any problems. there are no hot spot yet this morning. we are looking at lighter
than normal traffic. i think we may expect another day like we had the is today. clear at the bay bridge toll plaza, yet today there were no back up to speak of. right now it is a great ride for your west bound commute. over at the stand until bridge coming year is 92 and a great start to traffic in the westbound direction headlights are heading back towards account slow commute with no problems. the golden gate bridge in 101 south bound looks pretty good. crews are on the skin the configuring it. now let's check the traffic mess. here is it in your ride from the east bay freeway. we still completely clear of any slow traffic. your ride to south bay looks great. especially 101 out of the coyote valley. the 101 ride through marin county is an easy ride with a short drive time 22 minutes from a bottle to the golden gate bridge.
>> right wrote several occupy protesters were arrested in from so-called clause up during a raid lead as nigeria and dozens of release related of irritable from 11th and in. worked on zero of whom will the number of--will dozens of offices made a left just before 11:30 p.m.. >>james: meanwhile, city officials from east palo alto are talking about selena facebook. the social me a company is a group planning her to expand. and the people around are concerned about the impact they say they will have 2000 employees but will increase that number by 1000 per year over the next two years.
east palo alto residents say they are not happy about this but then he about the impact to their neighborhood. and workers at the american licorice company are protesting this morning in front of the company's offices in union city. we have more on why. >>reporter: her troops brutally how members and a cruise to in our concern about who she loosens on their contract unit had it and not been enough in terms of medical benefit. burn and this is critical example of people that are made roots. reports--the company says that they're offering a failed plan to cut the people here say they deserve more than that: harm so they came and got ninth p.m. and 9:30 p.m. last night. they say they will be outndefinitely along the
two states to make their point. they hope this has an impact on negotiations. they're out here to make their point. >>james: i assume that they're just at the gates and they're not impacting any of the traffic in the area. >>reporter: they are on the sidewalk amid the city feels very strongly about this. kron they say they make about $16 to $18 tower when due to the medical benefits may not have much to sspare . what >>james: 1 utah police officer in dead and five others are recovering after an armed man shot at them. the officer died from his wounds following the
shootout. the suspect is also in the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. the shootout occurred as an anti-drug strike team was serving a warrant. they're still looking into the details, a worker at a nearby gas station says bessie--he sought to 30 police cars chasing a vehicle. and a live look at mt. tam, san francisco is the background is a little cooler of beer and will have more headlines in just a minute. sweetheart. we need to talk.
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what conditions are like at the resorts. >> it is like a ghost town. the warm weather and a lack of snow has made winter sports less available. many resorts are shut down and are hoping for a lead to a winter storm. a ski rental shops are empty and cabins are closed. it is the driest season in recent memory. the plastic and other activities like hiking and bicycle riding. >>james: these are pictures from the philippines, the destruction and rubble. a mud slide happened during the night while most
residents were asleep. officials say that more than 100 people are believed to be buried in the rubble. soldiers and volunteers are trying to dig out survivors. more than two dozen table have been killed in a series of explosions in baghdad. today's attacks happened in to differentiate neighborhoods. one attack targeted a bus stop. in another attack in solder city roadside bomb went off. >>james: here is a live look from our roof camera, more news straight ahead on the other side of the break.
at the top of mt. tam. for the rest of us, a pretty mild start. >>erica: it is breezy and higher elevations. into the afternoon, we will see widespread low-mid-60s. slightly cooler conditions to what we saw yesterday. it looks like hayward could get up to about 63, the same for antioch. 66 for those of you in livermore. in the north
bay we will see a hazy sunshine. 65 on tap for santa rosa and 59 for downtown san francisco. satellite and radar shows what weather activity will to the north. and the bay area we are dry and mild. on the bay bridge, westbound traffic is still very light. there are no problems on any of the approaches. the east shore freeway is a good ride. in the east bay, we
mentioned that there was an accident reporter on 680 near the sunol grade. it was on the northbound side but is having zero impact on the right even in the ninth new direction. in the south bay, no delays. >>james: some of our headlines this morning include this one, organizers of the big wave surfing competition plans to mark the opening of the contest with the ceremony. that will happen tomorrow afternoon.
swells in the san mateo coast will hopefully give the 24 competitors a chance to practice surfing in big wave conditions. >>james: an elderly man is recovering after a shootout with a home intruder. this the 90 year-old was inside of his home and was taken hostage and shot. keith thompson has more on what happened. >>gabe: gain 90 year-old man was attacked inside this home but fought back. he was inside of this house when the attacker broke through the front door and pointed a gun at him. he said he was
nervous and had to use the bathroom, where he had a gun hidden. he came out of the bathroom shooting in and shot the attacker three- time is. the attacker shot him once in the head, the bullet went through his cheek. his family says he is as stable condition at marin general. his head is swollen and the bleeding in the cannot hear out of one year, but they are happy he is alive. >>james: a san jose man was arrested after allegedly raming four patrol cars and injuring police officers while trying to evade capture. he will be arraigned today. he was on a warrant for failing to report to jail for a misdemeanor to a theft conviction when he decided to run from police. he stole an sec after punching the driver in the face. even the officers were finally able to stop the stolen vehicle, he will refuse to get out, so an officer fired a teaser
through the car window and that is what allowed police to take him into custody. new details on a story that we first brought you live yesterday morning. three people have been arrested following a traffic stop in san jose. investigators say that officers tried to pull over their honda civic. the driver drove slowly for a few blocks, then he jumped out and ran off. he was found a couple blocks away hiding in a shed >>james: a quick break and
>>james: we are back and checking on the markets. stock futures are-ahead of the opening bell as fears about the european debt crisis has increased. stocks ended mixed yesterday, but then, the dow ended positive. up 21.04 points. the dow opened the year with a 180. team. the snc in the nasdaq had big gains on tuesday but only moved a fraction of a point. the nasdaq actually fell a little more than 1/3 of a point. today, we will get the latest figures on weekly
jobless claims. >>james: president obama has gotten commitments for new positions next summer. the president says with young people facing record unemployment, the government has to do everything he can't to make sure they have opportunities to learn skills and work ethic. the president is unveiling a plan for a slimmed down military. he ordered a strategy review aimed at cutting the defense budget-- budget by a half billion
dollars and reassessing priorities. the president has been burdened throughout his time in office by the war's that he inherited from president bush. >>james: republican presidential candidate mitt romney is airing a television ad that criticizes the national labor relations board. he claims the board threatened jobs at a boeing plant in south carolina. he says the president played politics with the issue. we are less than a week away from the new hampshire primaries. we will take a break, here is a live look at the bay bridge approach. westbound traffic on interstate 80 is moving well.
>>yoli: of precipitation is low right now. if we do not get any rain will face a bad spring and summer. if it is low right now it will only get dry and brittle. >>james: erica is standing by, is there any rain on the horizon? >>erica: there is not. i have been looking at the most recent models. we do not expect any wet weather in the next 7-10 days. we could go into january with no rain to speak of and no snow in the sierra. we could
future cast 4 shows by the 8:00 a.m. hour a good mix of '40's and '50's. by lunch, the green on your screen indicates low 60s however we will keep things a little bit cooler along the coastline. by 2:00 p.m. the bay area will be cut in half indicating upper 50s and 60s around the bay area. temperatures are slightly cooler compared to what we saw yesterday. redwood city could come in and 62, same for oakland. into the north bay, 65 on tap for santa rosa and 59 expected for richmond. the kron47 day around the bay forecast shows a mixing of '60s. partly cloudy conditions for the next couple of days and a lot of sunshine.
>>george: there are no hot spots or unusual problems. the westbound ride on the toll plaza looks good. the san mateo bridge ride looks good. it is an easy commute for the 92 drive across the bay. the golden gate bridge is problem free. the crews have finished with blaine configuration. checking the traffic maps, this is what tells the speed story, speeds above 50. to 80, a little bit of slowing, speeds dropping below 60 otherwise zero delays. 101 a
through marin canty is delayed free with no problems as you head south even from the county line through nevada. >>james: something is not quite right, jackie is live on the scene. >>jackie: i am out here near myrtle which is the area where residents are reporting a sulfur smell. we first reported this back in november when a comical philips with the pipeline rupture, cracked and released crude oil into the neighborhood. the residents started complaining back then if about the issue. it seems to be back in the area. what we're hearing is
that has met cruise may have to come back out. clean up. they say that it does not pose any health risks, but obviously it is a nuisance for residents. >>james: remember back in november when will tran was out there, what is it like where you are? >>j.r.: right now i do not smell anything. i am about a quarter of a mile away from the scene. it's seems like it is one of those issues that comes and goes. it is
>>george: we have not yet seen any problems, hot spots or delays. as erica said for the most part, the great visibility. let's start a look at the bridge check. traffic is moving pretty well and still pretty late. we are going to see this probably for the rest of the week and maybe even part of next week until things get back to normal. at the san mateo bridge it has been pretty good. no problems on
>> officials are trying to entice people to leave their cars at home and instead take public transportation, ride a bike or walk to school and worked. they say they need more support for the city and other transit agencies to make this plan a reality. third >>james: and george gascoigne will be sworn in as the first hispanic attorney today. in the ceremony will be at mission high school. knudsen, pamela
harris and dianne feinstein are all expected to attend. >>james: new details regarding a story out of san francisco. sentences copley's has ended a standoff with a suspended robber who cited himself on a cliff. we covered this story for you live yesterday, and home burglary was reported at telegraph hill, the suspect ran off and attractants of on a steep hillside. officers surrounded the area tried to talk him down. please hold back on covering the area hoping that he would come down on his own. in estate headlines, california's highest court is hearing a case that could expose the roman catholic diocese to another round of clergy abuse lawsuits. six brothers in their 40's and '50's have said they were molested
>>james: u.s. album sales were up more than 3% last year. the first game for the industry since two dozen for. we're taking a break, we have a lot coming up on the kron4 news. a foul odor in the air and concord. jackie sissel will be giving us a live shot coming up. here is a live look at the golden gate bridge.