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good morning to you. welcome back. it is thursday morning september 20. i'm dave clark. >> good morning. i'm pam cook. i hear we had some red flag warnings out there. let's check in with steve. >> warm for sure. maybe windy at higher elevations . we are going 76 today. 76 would be the warmest temperature so far this month. it has been a lot of 60s and below average temperatures. today we will be above. yesterday a lot of 80s and 90s including 93 in livermore. san jose at 86. there are red flag warnings out . higher elevations mainly.
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not too bad yet. looking we can see marin county and some of the higher elevations. not that strong yet north. it is there, but not north northeast at 30 or 40 miles an hour yet. high pressure is taking care of most of that fog. sunny even on the coast today. danville 49. brentwood 70. 52 san ramon and dublin. 61 for el sobrante. that's pretty warm this time of morning. look for sunshine and warm temperatures for everybody today. 60s to 90s.h. we don't have any major crashes on major roads. we are off to a good start so we can, you know what's not
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okay is i can't get rid of this tickle in my throat. anyway, i digress. westbound 80 fairfield and vallejo looks pretty good heading to the solano's county super commute. vallejo traffic moving well across the bridge to the quirkiness -- carquinez bridge to hercules. you can see traffic is light. if you want to get on the road and avoid slow tat -- slow traffic right now is a good time. southbound 680 looks good heading to martinez and concorde. no columns into el sobrante. this mornings commute 17 minutes between the carquinez bridge and the macarthur maze. that's about as low as it gets. later in the morning sometimes we get 40 or 45 minute commutes to do the same drive. that's why people get up early to avoid that. this is a look at the bay bridge toll plaza with a little backup in some of the cash lanes. let's go back to the desk. a top story. a mother devastated. her son was killed in a hit and run in santa rosa. >> oh no. you have got to be kidding me. he was hit twice? holy jesus. where do these people come from? >> the police are searching for two different drivers 37-year-
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was hit by two separate cars last saturday night neither driver stops to help them. witnesses say the first car hit him and while he was on the ground still alive other cars drove by and even when around him until a second car hit him and dragged him about 100 yards to a restaurant parking lot. >> i don't understand why two cars had to hit him and just leave. that is so mean. someone new those drivers. someone saw those people. >> authorities say eck was jaywalking at the time and that did contribute to that first crash . the driver now faces felony hit and run . the secon car was a white honda that had a spoiler and a sunroof. the family of a fremont man says he has a long recovery ahead after being stabbed multiple times at his home.
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donna leonard found her father, jack mostly, stabbed at their townhome on rocket drive sunday morning. she says her father told her someone threw a coffee mug through their front window. when he went outside to sweep up the mess he says he was stabbed by his neighbor. police arrested 27-year-old sequoia joya of fremont on charges of attempted murder. >> as he was bent over like that the guy from next door came from behind him and just started cutting him. just started viciously cutting him, he said. he was laughing the whole time. >> according to court documents joya told investigators he blacked out and doesn't remember anything . tha go fund page to help pay for his bills and rent. police in santa rosa looking for a group of women who stole as much as $19,000 worth of clothing from a lulu lemon store.
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it happened just after 11:00 yesterday morning at the lamont on mccown drive. four women in their 20s wearing red and black hooded sweatshirts pulled out large bags and filled them with clothing. police say the women drove off in an older black mercedes-benz that had no front license plate. if you have any information call santa rosa police. los angeles county sheriff seabees are investigating a shooting that injured two to please and kill the suspect and about 6:30 last night at a park in east los angeles. investigators say the deputies spotted a group of suspects in a car who were wanted for pointing a gun at someone. after a chase deputies say the car stopped and the suspect started shooting one of the three suspects was shot and killed and another was wounded and a third was arrested. elizabeth smart is free this morning. wanda bars the is the wife of brian david mitchell who is
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serving a life prison sentence for kidnapping elizabeth barth in 2002 elizabeth smart in 2002 when she was 14 years old. elizabeth smart spent nine months in captivity. bars he can have no contact with any member of the smart family. elizabeth smart spoke to a college in pennsylvania yesterday just hours after farsi was released. >> my captors were were very manipulative and highly abusive. they seemed to be invincible. when they threatened me with things like we are going to kill you and kill your family if you ever try to run or ever say anything. we don't want you to say or anything we don't want you to do. those threats were incredibly real to me. i took them seriously. >> as part of her plea deal bars he agreed to testify against her husband. she served 15 years in prison. some san francisco city
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workers say there is not diversity in cities hiring. city workers and members of the service employees international union held a rally yesterday before the san francisco board of supervisors meeting. supervisor jane kim called for a hearing on racism and discrimination in the city. some city workers say there is not enough diversity in hiring and that promotions are based on racial stereotypes. they also say african-american workers are disciplined disproportionately and that the treatment is unfair and unnecessary. >> although this issue has been around for a long time we have even seen an increase lately. we have seen an increase of the firing of african-americans. we see a disproportionality of race of the firing of african- americans compared to anybody else in the city the numbers of african-americans that work in the city. >> this week the mayor issued an executive directive ordering the department of human resources to take several steps . among them the department
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must hire two full-time employees to focus on diversity , recruitment. it must also expand harassment prevention training. contra costa county superior court judge is facing nine charges of judicial misconduct, including sexual harassment of female lawyers . the judge john laettner is accused of offensive conduct towards about a dozen women during more than 10 years. if i lee commented on the looks of women and told one deputy public defender her parents and didn't spank her enough. laettner's lawyers said the complaints are motivated by unpopular bill decisions. the state commissionering on th their patients if they are on probation for sexual misconduct or any other wrongdoing. that information is already available online, but consumer advocates argue that it didn't make sense for doctors to notify insurance companies and
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hospitals, and clinics, but not tell their patients. the attorney general of louisiana once the federal government to break up facebook, google, and twitter. jeff landry says he is planning to ask this attorney general jeff sessions to use antitrust laws to break up the companies similar to what the government did to standard oil back in 1911. landry argues that the social media companies are suppressing conservative views and stifling competition. sessions has planned a meeting of state attorneys general in washington next week. the california attorney general is also expected to attend. happening today, the san francisco public health department will hold a town hall meetingdrinks. $3.5 million was raised by it. now the public health department is reaching out to the community to see what programs that they think deserve that money. two nights town hall will be held at the hamilton recreation center on geary boulevard from
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6 pm until 8 pm. coming up now, the smart training is getting an extension . we will tell you where it will run thanks to a $24 million project. laws for scooter riders are easing up in california. what they will still be required to wear, including a helmet, beginning january 1. on the road on highway four let's check it out. it doesn't look that bad. it is probably going to get a little bit more crowded. right now you have a pretty good shot over to concorde. the skies are mostly clear and temperatures are set to move up today including the coast and the city. we will look at how warm. many people living with diabetes
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it is going to cost more for people driving on and off treasure island three starting three years from now all drivers will be charged a toll getting on and off treasure island. the county transportation authority will impose one-way tolls as high as $3.50. this is will require fast truck. was just will be different depending on the time of day and the day of the week. there will also be discounts for people who live on the island or pay a bay bridge toll . money from the tolls is
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supposed to help caused -- cover the cost of a new ferry system to and from treasure island. the smart train board of directors approved starting work on the next phase of the northbay train system . the next planned extension is 43 miles north to windsor from the current terminal dear the sim county airport. the board approved $24 million that will start design work this fall. heavy construction worker early next year. eventually, the system is designed to run from cloverdale all the way to larkspur oh in the ferry landing there. in marin county some good news for you. and $84,000 grant will improve the traffic flow along sir francis drake boulevard. the money will go to a project to better synchronize traffic lights along that busy 2 1/2 mile route. caltrans will review a traffic study that analyzes traffic signals near highway 1012, access ramps, to figure out whether to make signal timing changes. that project is expected to begin in april and wrap up next
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june. adults in california will not be required to helmets while riding motorized scooters from -- for much longer. legislation was assigned yesterday requiring helmets only for people under the age of 18 . the a lot takes a back january 1. scooters are growing in popularity even though they have created problems as well. san francisco panda scooters earlier this year because of concerns about riders not wearing helmets and causing traffic albums. -- problems. two companies were recently awarded permission to take part in a pilot program. one of those companies left out of the pilot program is fighting back. lime is appealing the agency's decision to only two state of the union companies. lime claims the city acted with unlawful bias the city denies the accusation. police in san jose investigating a head on crash that killed one of the drivers. it happened yesterday afternoon about 2:dean on mckean road south of bailey avenue near the
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cinnabar hills golf club. investigator say for whatever reason a toyota corolla crossed the centerline and slammed into a bmw going the opposite direction. the driver of the toyota died at the scene. the other driver did stay there and talked to police about what happened. drugs and alcohol are not believed to be factors. the road was closed for hours as chp investigated. san francisco police investigating a crash in verdell heights that's in a 75- year-old woman to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. police say she was walking across the street near saint kevin's catholic church on cortland avenue and ellsworth street and was hit by a truck that was towing a trailer . the driver stopped and is cooperating with police investi but we still do not have an update on the woman's condition. let's check back in with sal for a look at the it look
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we have some slowing that has popped up. it is westbound on 580. a little slowing. not the most i have seen and it seems very routine. there have been no major problems from tracy into livermore driving over to dublin . looks good. continuing to castro valley and hayward, san leandro, 880 is moving along well with no major problems. westbound bay bridge a little bit of slow traffic. there was a stalled vehicle on the upper deck and if it stays up there for any length of time it may slow things down. we will see how long it takes them to get it out of there. it is still early enough that it may not have much of an effect if they move it right now. let's bring in steve. i think my computer is not set. i don't think it is. >> you want me to give it a push? >> i don't think you know what to do. it is not set.
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let's look at the santa cruz mountains. i forgot to hit play. it happens once in a while. there you go. sfo is clear. i will go over and set it. >> we are looking at the airport right now. >> that's all right. i'll take care of it. it will be sunny and warm today. >> we have live look at the airport. >> no delays today. now we should be good. there we are. the problem is with me, not with you. 70s yesterday for a few. today 80s and 90s i believe. maybe not. i think i will send it back to you. it's going to be warmer today. there we go. i will just skip to this. we will regroup and do this again. sending it back to dave. today sunny and warmer for everybody. still ahead, a local director making a new space jam movie. up next, which nba star will be the star in brian kuebler's
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upcoming movie.
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welcome back. a follow-up to a story in the south bay about a big housing development for cupertino approved a major housing and office development on what is now val cobol and there was heavy debate about that. the for billion-dollar project includes almost 3 the for
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billion-dollar project includes almost 3000 residential units, half 1,000,000 ft.2 for businesses, and 1,500,000 ft.2 of office space . the need to build affordable housing was a sticking point in this proposal. developer say the project will include apartments for low income families. civil rights groups are challenging the constitutionality of oaklands public housing loitering ordinance. a lawsuit was filed yesterday in federal court and also they posted a tweet saying we are living, not littering. it is time to repeal oaklands unconstitutional public housing lording ordinance. the complaint claims ordinance has been used by oakland housing authority police to harass and intimidatents. violation of the lord during ordinance isa fine of up to $250. the debate is heating up over rvs parked on city-owned land in east palo alto. last night public works and transportation commission heard
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very passionate arguments on both sides of the issue. the commission is considering whether to change the city code on parking to ban overnight parking on large vehicles like rvs. >> we are the working homeless. people that pay taxes by buying goods and services in the city. we also provide all the services and perform the lowest paid jobs in the city. >> the city has to provide path for rv homeless people to have a path out of that lifestyle. that is not the job for the public works department. >> separate from the public works department the east palo alto city council approved a pilot program to provide a safe space for rv dwellers to park overnight that program is expected to begin in november. everyone was smiling in san francisco as officials announnsion of an educational programission district . the mission promise initiative calls on
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organizations to work together to help children and their families achieve academic excellence and economic self- sufficiency. nancy pelosi was at that relaunch of the program at when the vista horace mann elementary. >> you can only argue for what you believe in and what we believe in is the people here and the difference that they made. the teachers and the whole community. >> the mission promise initiative is expanding to five more schools in the mission district connecting families to free services for children and adults living in the mission. maroon five reportedly has been picked to perform at the halftime show of the next super bowl. >> the selection of maroon five led by adam levine was reported by friday and still
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has not been officially confirmed by the nfl . the choice is already getting slammed on social media by people who think that since the super bowl is taking place in atlanta and atlanta based group should have been grouped to do the -- picked to do that. fans point out atlanta is home to a lot of musical acts. the nfl released a statement saying we do not have any announcements of what will be another epic show. lebron james taking over as the next lead actor in the upcoming space jam will be. lebron has been tapped to star in the movie bearing the same name as a classic 1996 movie that starred michael jordan. it is being produced this time by oakland native and black panther director ryan coogler. lebron says he loves kugler's vision for that new film. production will begin during the 2019 nba off-season. a hidden camera found in a
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union city starbucks bathroom. up next, how investigators found the suspect and what else he is accused of doing. the woman who is accused -- has accused supreme court nominee brett kavanaugh of assault is now has a deadline. will she show up for a senate hearing next week? i'm in washington and we will have the latest dramatic details coming up. so far with the morning commute we are not seeing any major problems as we look at westbound 24 on the way to the tunnel. suite mostly clear skies, including san francisco. this could be the warmest day of the month . the warmest was 73. we are going 76 today.
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good morning. a hidden camera videotaped bay area starbucks customers inside of a bathroom. how investigators were led to the suspect and what else he is accused of doing. the woman who has accused supreme court nominee brett kavanaugh of assault faces an important deadline tomorrow. good morning and thank you for joining us on this thursday, september 20. i'm pam cook. >> i'm dave clark. steve paulson is here.
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did you wake up that computer? >> i did. i put a quarter and it. temperatures are warming up. they did yesterday and they will continue today. a couple of 90s in here, santa rosa. 93 livermore. palo alto from 79 to 86. san jose from 80 to 86 . the city going 76 today. that would be the warmest so far. 73 on the 10th has been the warmest. it has been a lot of days with 60s. we have a red flag until 5:00 today in the north bay hills. mount diablo has gusts to 50. everywhere else is gusting to less than 25. northwest 14, southeast of nampa, closer to the surface, big rock by novato northwest. not that strong here. let's hope that stays there. a high pressure has built in and we have enough of an offshore that most of the fog
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has been chewed up. 40s and 50s on the temperatures around the bay. the city at 58. yesterday at this time they were 53. berkeley lab and the oakland hills 67. some warm air aloft and we have 60s, 70s, 80s, and now if you 90s. sal tells us? >> things are picking up a little bit. a little more slow traffic driving from tracy, 205, and 580. let's look at the road sensors. you can see it is right here on 205 near mountain house parkway. you will also see some slow traffic approaching the livermore area after the altamont pass. if you're driving on the 580 commute over to dublin it looks pretty good with no major issues and traffic continues to look good all the way into downtown oakland. at the bay bridge it seems to have gotten better. some of the early morning congestion has gone away. this is just a temporary break. when the metin

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