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the. the controversy surrounding the decision and how president trump is reacting this morning. >> it is an awfully cool morning. >> it is have been with us at the 7:00 hour. steve is here with us too. a chilly start but no rain. >> no rain, nice day. >> i can't wait for the sun. >> we do have temperatures in the 20s, 30s and 40s. we have taken a look at a lot of 30s. people ask where is the sonoma love? 42 on the square. it is nice but there are a lot of 30s and a few 20s to the north. 27 kelsey bell, if the breeze wasn't there it would be colder. by the concord pavilion it is
34 degrees. concord buchanan is 38. hills burke 33, woodside 34, menlo park 35. most locations have a north breeze but it will be sunny and nice today. there will be a breeze but nothing compared to yesterday where we had went up to 45 miles per hour. is still unseasonably cool and arizona with spring training activities. it looks like pueblo, colorado bottom out at 28.79 on the barometer. that is the one that gave us the hail on sunday. it has really cranked up. we're looking for temperatures to rebound here and down there but not today. still really cool in the desert southwest, southern california.
we will get clouds today but it will be 60s for the highs. it has been one of the busiest days of the week so far. it makes sense. it is midweek. a lot of folks out roads. let's start reardrive in the south bay. 101 at story road there is speculation they are. northbound 101 at brocard is and when it came in. for vehicle crash and is in the process of getting moved to the shoulder. it is still fading a backup behind it. if we go further up we were following these earlier crashes that still have a backup one westbound 180. the other is east of san pablo avenue. on the bay bridge just before treasure island title, if you could see that flashing light right before this tunnel, there is a crash there blocking the far right lane. it is completely closed and traffic is having to go very slowly around all of that.
that is causing the back of at the bay bridge toll plaza 20 to 25 minutes. another issue at the toll plaza, as you approach the toll plaza there is a large piece of furniture blocking one of the middle lanes. it is described as large as a fridge with glass in the roadway. be aware of that. let's to the desk. street developing story. we are taking live to nigeria. this is what is left of a three- story school that collapsed in the largest city in lagos. these are pictures taken in the earlier minutes and hours. a large crowd gathered outside the scene. there were loud tears on the ground when a small child was pulled from the ruins. the crowd quieted when another child was brief but did not move. authorities say they do not know how many children may still be trapped inside the rubble. eyewitness reports say nearly 2 dozen people have been pulled out so far.
building collapses are more common in nigeria than in many other places because new construction often goes up without any regulatory oversight. stanford university launching an internal investigation into the college admissions cheating scandal. the school is one of four california colleges caught up in that scheme. christian joins us live from the stanford campus with what the feds called operation varsity blues. >> reporter: the morning. will cochair from stanford has already pleaded guilty in a massachusetts court for his role in these the mission scandal. sailing coach john brind'amour pleaded guilty to racketeering, according to the federal indictment oh 2018, he agreed to give sailing recruit spots to to potential applicants with minimal sailing experience in exchange for $270,000 that he in turn gave to the university.
ultimately neither student wound up attending stanford. federal prosecutors accused 33 parents, including 14 of the bay area paying bribes and participating in fraud to get their children to elite colleges and universities, including a hedge fund manager from appleton who paid to have his daughters be admitted to elite schools and a winemaker in san francisco accused of trying to bribe a water polo coach at usc to get his daughter admitted. >> this is a case where they flaunted their wealth, sparing no expense to cheat the system.>> reporter: many parents around the bay area are outraged that fraudulently admitted students took the spots of generally talented students were rejected. none of the students have been charged. many of them not even aware of this admissions fraud scheme. >> we spoke with a local group of high school students who say one wealthy families by admissions to highly sought after colleges, it robs more deserving students the change at attending those schools. college is a free program in oakland that offers tutoring, counseling and test preparation
to children from low income families. assistance can last up to 10 years through high school and college and until the receive a degree. the students are tutored up to three times a week. >> when people have the money to just pay for their kids to cheat through all the requirements for college, it just puts me at a higher disadvantage. >> advisors and counselors at college say the bribery scandal is a learning moment for the students. that unfortunately they are facing and even playing field. they say the hard work and honesty can pay off in the end. governor gavin newsom plans to sign an executive order that would to spend the death penalty in california for as long as he is in office. that will stop the execution of 737 inmates at san quentin who have been sentenced to death. governor's order would not change any convictions or allow these inmates to be released. governor released a statement
last night quote the intentional killing of another person is wrong and as governor i will not oversee the execution of any individual. just a few hours ago president trump commented on the governor's plan by saying, rinse the families have already are not throat and neither am i. the governor plans to close the death chamber at san quentin but cannot repeal the death penalty over all. only california voters can do that. californians have consistently supported capitol punishment including in 2016, when voters approved plans to speed up the process. governor is expected to make his official announcement at 10:00 this morning at the state capitol. stay right here with us as we will have continuing coverage and stream the governor's announcement on www.ktvu.com and on our facebook page as well. we will have reaction throughout the day on air and online. we are now finding out that
some u.s. pilots have reported problems while flying boeing 737 max 8 jets. at least two pilots say the noses of their jets tilted downward shortly after they engage the autopilot. in both cases, the pilots disconnected the autopilot and the planes recover quickly. those reports were part of a volunteer safety system and they did not identify the pilots, airlines or locations of incidents. this comes as pressure is growing on u.s. airlines in the af eight to ground the boeing 737 max 8 jets have now been evolved into deadly crashes. we go to washington, d.c. for the latest developments.>> reporter: the investigation is continuing. the united states has not taken action but one country after another has moved to either ban or ground this aircraft. >> reporter: a memorial comes together in ethiopia, just a short distance away investigators continue their
work and the wreckage of flight 302. the jetton question, a boeing 737 max 8 is in the crosshairs. >> we thought the appropriate step was to suspend operation temporarily. >> reporter: aviation authorities around the world not taking chances with the 737 max 8, now involved in two strikingly similar accidents in ethiopia and indonesia last year. so far the af faa, u.s. airlines that fly the plane and boeing are behind the aircraft, suggesting early problems have been addressed. boeing said the federal aviation administration is not mandating further action at this time. based on information currently available we do not have any basis issued new guidance to operators. some in congress are not commenced. >> i think it makes sense to ground the aircraft into have better information. >> ground these planes until the faa has a chance to review their safety. >> reporter: president trump spoke with the ceo of boeing after tweeting, airplanes are becoming far too complex to
apply. many familiar with the aircraft back faa's decision. >> there is no systemic problem. i don't care what mister romney says congress is or what they say in australia. there is no systemic reason to ground this airplane. >> reporter: this is kind of an unusual situation for the faa to be in. aviation authorities around the world generally followed the faa's lead. back to you guys. >> doug, is there any person, perhaps the president or entity that can compel the faa to ground these airplanes?>> reporter: while this is a combination of the faa and ntsb looking into all this. ultimately it is the faa's decision or boeing could do it unilaterally. >> thank you. today the san francisco fire commission will discuss how to reduce the need
for sea and beach rescues. they say there has been an increase with people and their pets lighting down or falling off the cliff completely. the commission could ask the mayor's office to create a task force on creating safer see, cliff and beach rescues. that could include the closing of certain cliffside trails. any proposing task force would need approval for mayor breeds office. thousands of people will be attending the annual cannabis fast. the cities board of supervisors passed an ordinance yesterday to regulate marijuana use at events popular among pot smokers like for 20. organizers can apply for permits that grant them a temporary waiver to the no smoking laws. while the celebration cannabis is legal in the state, san francisco allows in -- is not allowed in public.
section are policies being scrutinized again in the south bay. the reaction from san jose mayor sam liccardo now that in undocumented immigrants being charged with killing a woman. st. mary's knocked off the number one team in the country beating gonzaga last night. we will take a look at their big men and and on making the ncaa tournament. we'll have the details on report we're getting on a road hazard in concord. we will have more information on that. in the meantime here is your drive on the macarthur maze. it is slow going on the toll plaza. guest at 48 miles per hour yesterday. it will be nice with sunshine. what about the weekend? we will take a look.
and firefighters are at the scene of a car that crashed into a building in danville. this is a live picture. you can see the white tesla model 3 crashed into a souci restaurant on town & country drive. it happened at about 6:30 a.m. and crews are very much still on the scene. you can see an awful lot of damage to the restaurant with yellow caution tape up as well. authorities told our crew on the ground that the driver of the car is okay. they are working to learn what led to the crash. oakland raider antonio brown will be introduced by the team later today. there hosting a news conference this afternoon at the teams headquarters in alameda. the raiders acquired the all- pro brown over the weekend after trading to draft picks to the steelers. they will also introduce their safety the marcus joyner and defensive tackle trent brown who will be one of the highest- paid defensive lineman in the league. the coliseum authorities
scheduled to vote on a deal that would keep the raiders in oakland for at least another year. the reported deal will have the raiders paying $7.5 million to play the 2019 season at the coliseum. there will be a team option for the 2020 season if the new stadium is not ready to go in las vegas. the coliseum authority approved the deal, oakland city council board of supervisors would still need to sign off. the 49ers are adding a pro bowl linebacker. they are treating outside linebacker ford for exchange for a second round pick in next year's draft. the nfl network reports that ford and the 49ers agreed to a new five-year contract worth more than $87 million. the gaels are headed to the big dance. st. mary's knocked off the number one team in the country gonzaga last night 60ã47. it wasn't even close. gonzaga entered with a 21 game winning streak and had only lost two games all season long before last night. now three. st. mary's had never beaten a number one team. they will learn who they will play in the opening round of the ncaa tournament on
selection sunday this weekend. we are getting an update on to how singles. the oakland mayor set for the city which he took office two years ago. the city is surpassing one goal but falling short on the other. the mayor wanted to build 70,000 new homes by the year 2024. the city has already issued an of building permits to be 60% towards the way of reaching that goal. just 751 new low income homes have been approved. that is 1000 fewer the need it right now to be on track to meet the overall goal. let's get a check at traffic. >> good morning. we want to start with a warning about something in the roadway. this is at 242 at the great street off. there is report of 4 x 4's and lane. that is why you see something yellow on the map next that hazard icon.
heading further west, westbound 80 corridor has been kind of a difficult commute all morning long. there are some crashes in the clearing stage. one at san pablo avenue blocking one lane. there still a tow truck on scene there. that is we still see the backup. another one is at appian way. in the bottom part of the picture is the crash still at treasure island tunnel, just before it on the span. they have opened the right lane. traffic is getting through just fine but there is lingering back up at the bay bridge toll plaza. it will take you about 20 to 25 minutes to get onto the span. during the break, it was so windy near jacqueline square. let's take a look at some of the wind. sfo 48 miles per hour, altima pass 48, saint carlos airport 38, palo alto 36, napa airport
and santa rosa around 33 to 35 and san jose 32, east san jose 29 miles per hour. a little bit of snow made it. our system did not do much clout wise but it did with the wind. there was some white snow that made it to the tahoe, truckee and reno areas. now some very icy roads 180 and 50. reno is at 28, 18 in homewood. it is cold enough and we have 20s here in lake county. hills burke is at 33. it is 31 in belay hope. there are many microclimates around there. you can get a big difference in temperatures. we have 30s and 40s. napa airport would be colder if it wasn't for the breeze. santa rosa 39, 40 one half moon
bay. there are many 30s to the east including lafayette, walnut creek, danville and 34 by the concord pavilion. vacaville 14 gusting to 21, davis 10. there are stronger wind gust but they're going down a little bit. almost everything is out of the north northwest as far as direction goes. it will be sunny, clear with temperatures starting off quite cold. they will end up near average for this time of year and the low to mid-60s. unseasonably cool for arizona for spring training. 59 in phoenix yesterday. they are not done yet. there is still rain and snow billing three. one more cool day but the big news is the law that has developed in pueblo, colorado. the barometer bottle out at 28.79. boulder has rain and 39 degrees.
denver is expected to turn this into snow, which consent a low a record on the barometric pressure. it is still very cool there today and still lingering rain and snow. we'll have sunshine today and higher clouds tomorrow. 60s today, which is normal. we have high clouds coming and that will take us into friday and saturday but temperatures are bumping up each day. sunday it will be in the low 70s. time is running out for hope village in san jose. what happens now that the homeless encampment is facing a deadline to leave its current location. new rules for transgendered troops. what may for some people to leave the military.
the trump administration will try to get a federal court panel to overturn three california sanctuary laws. these laws extend protections to people who are in the country illegally. the u.s. justice department says the laws interfere with the federal government mandate to legislate immigration. officials say it promotes trust between immigrant communities and law enforcement and that they encourage crime victims and witnesses to come forward to police and cooperate. the three-judge panel will hear arguments today but will not make an immediate decision.
the defense department has approved a new transgender trip policy. it will largely bar transgendered troops and military recruits from transitioning to another sex and it requires most troops to serve as their gender at birth. a memo outlining the policy was obtained by the associated press. if all short of the all out gender the end initially ordered by president trump but will likely force the military to eventually discharge transgender individuals. the order says the military services must implement the new policy with an 30 days. president trump signed a bill to expand national parks. the bipartisan legislation increases the sight of joshua tree and death valley national parks. it also adds more acres to wilderness areas in the mohave desert. it creates a new monument in los angeles county honoring those killed in the st. francis dam collapsed in 1928. other new monuments were created in utah, mississippi and kentucky. a high ranking member of the catholic church convicted of child sex abuse was sentenced today in australia.
cardinal george pell must serve a minimum of three years and eight months before he will be eligible for parole. the five convictions against him carry a maximum possible sentence of 10 years each. before handing down the sentence, the judge said that he showed staggering arrogance. he was put friends of his former finance minister was convicted in december for sex crimes against children in the 90s when he was archbishop of melbourne. a new poll finds that more catholics are considering leaving the church. according to the gallup study, 37% of u.s. catholics said the abuse crisis has led them to question whether to remain part of the church. that number is up from 22% of catholics who said they considered abandoning the church in 2002, when the vatican can last dealt with a major sex abuse scandal. we continue to learn more about operation varsity blues, the admission scandal rocking college campuses. >> hearing about that is absolutely upsetting.
>> this is america. >> the fallout at stanford and other top universities after administrators and coaches were paid millions to get children into top schools. putting the death penalty on hold in california. the decision from klemperer newsom today and what it could mean to hundreds of inmates at san quentin prison.
two great horned owls have one advocate hatch at any moment. the window opened up last week and extends into this weekend. we are in that any minute now. a new life springing forth. >> little does that i will know we are watching. >> little does it know how much it life is going to change. parents no. >> they fly away pretty quickly. >> we are glad you are with us this morning. >> good morning and thank you for joining us. it is wednesday, march 13. it is not a bad day to have the day off. >> i have never seen into the mystic live but that is in october. it will be here before you know. it is cold enough. lakeport, cozumel 20, hills burke 33.
there are many in the 30s but the breeze is holding the temperature up. santa rosa, napa amma it wasn't for the breeze, it would be even colder. 39 on the peninsula at san mateo, for menlo park and woodside. there is enough of a breeze norton union city, fremont and los altos but not for half moon bay which is 41. northerly components still gusting 20 to 25 but i think they will taper off and it will be sunny and nice with temperatures a little cold this morning but we will be in the 60s for most by the end of the day. it is still unseasonably cool. majorly cool for spring training. by the weekend they will start to rebound. the big news is the whopper of a system in the front range producing rain, snow, blizzard warnings. barometric pressure at pueblo weather service bottomed out at
28.79 inches, which is deep. higher clouds will be her for tomorrow but not today. lots of sun and 60s. allie is here and she will tell us that the traffic is? >> it is recovering. we will start with the south bay because one of the earlier crashes on one-on-one is recovering quite nicely. it is northbound 11 at brokaw. it has been cleared but it may take a little while for it to clear up some of that lingering backup behind it. we get a report southbound 282 northbound 80 there is a problem with median lights. one is reportedly dangling over the slow lane. that may be why we are seeing a little bit of slowing and that make section of 280 near downtown san jose. 880 in oakland north and south past the coliseum looks pretty good. not too much of a slowdown as you approach downtown oakland. highway 24 in lafayette is kind of slogging along and not really moving at a very good clip. it is definitely under the limit and it is like those all
through to the caldecott tunnel. governor definition making a big statement about the death penalty. he is expected to sign an executive order that would put a stop to executions for as long as he is an office. sarah has been live at san quentin state prison all morning were nearly all death row inmates are housed.>> reporter: morning. california is the state with the most inmates on death row and those executions were carried out right here at san quentin. the anticipated announcement has people coming out on both sides. oakland mayor,, herriot and kim kardashian tweeted in support of the governor's decision to put a moratorium on executions. but many are against it. we spoke to the san mateo county district attorney who says he strongly opposes the governor's decision. >> three times in the last five
years the voters of california have been asked to speak on whether the death penalty should continue in california. two of those initiatives were to end the death penalty and both were to be that by the voters. the third one was an initiative that i supported to speed up the death penalty to make it more realistic and that passed by 54 to 46%, which is a wide margin. despite that, the governor has decided to override the will of the people and put a stop to the death penalty. this is not something that he brought up during his campaign that i heard and i am very disappointed that without giving the voters that chance.
>> reporter: president trump says he is not thrilled and called the 737 inmates on death row in california, stone cold killers. those inmates won't be released but will get a reprieve with the signing of this executive order. the order will withdraw california's lethal injection protocol and close the execution chamber at san quentin. governor says the death penalty is flawed and waste taxpayer dollars. and his prepared remarks for the conference, he says the intentional killing of another person is wrong and it's governor i will not receive execution of any individual. this news conference is expected to start at 10:00 a.m. we have been covering this all morning long and will continue to bring you updates in our live coverage throughout the morning. more now on the college admissions cheating scandal that is rocking hollywood. stanford has fired its sailing coach and although administrators don't believe anyone else at stanford was involved, the university is launching an internal review. prosecutor say that wealthy parents private college coaches and admissions staff to get their children into elite colleges. some of those parents include
actresses felicity huffman from desperate housewives and lori loughlin best known for for house. laughlin is expected to surrender to authorities this morning and appear in an la court this afternoon. hoffman was released yesterday after posting a $250,000 bond. >> there can be no separate college admissions system for the wealthy and i will add it will not be a separate criminal justice system either. >> college entrance consultant richard singer has already pleaded guilty to accepting $25 million in this scam. temperance had sailing coach pleaded guilty. his attorney says the $270,000 he received went to the stanford sailing program to buy new boats and hire another coach. >> investigators are calling the investigation operation varsity blues. 13 are named in the bay area. one is accused of paying a proctor to correct his daughter's test. at least nine college coaches have been charged accused of
pretending students were star athletes one some had never played the sport before. no students have been implicated because prosecutors say the children didn't know about the suspected payoffs. eight universities are tied to the scandal, for in california. there ucla, usc and the university of san diego. also named del, georgetown, wake forest in north carolina and the university of texas at austin. ethiopian airlines announced two key pieces of equipment that could help discover the cause of sunday's deadly crash saying they will be analyzed by officials in europe. and airline spokesman did not say where the cockpit voice quarter will be sent. more than 40 countries have now grounded the boeing 737 max 8 airliners. the faa has not ordered the planes out of the sky despite calls from both democrats and republicans in congress to do so. >> do the right thing, protect their passengers and ground
these planes until the faa has a chance to review their safety. >> i think it makes sense to not round aircraft until we have better information. >> the faa says it has conducted a review and says there is no basis to ground the 737 max 8 jets. the transportation secretary flew on one of those jets from austin back to washington, dc, and says her department will not hesitate to ground the jets if it finds they are unsafe. san jose police have arrested an undocumented immigrant in the stabbing death of a san jose woman. carlos eduardo arevalo carranza could approve appear in a santa clarita courtroom as soon as today. 59-year-old b&b larson was found dead in her home on no filled way after she didn't show up for work on february 28. investigators say dna testing lead them to carlos eduardo arevalo carranza . police say he is a transient with a
lengthy criminal history including burglary and drug charges. chief eddie acknowledged the controversy over sanctuary laws thing police have zero control over the county's immigration policies. >> we are here to protect and embrace our otherwise law- abiding undocumented residents. we are not here nor should we be here to shield admitted gangsters or violent criminals regardless of immigration status. >> police say there is no reason to believe the suspect and victim knew one another. san jose mayor sam liccardo released a statement saying it is long overdue for the county to reconsider its current policy of ignoring i.c.e. hold request for tori felons,
which undermines the safety of the very immigrant communities we are collectively seeking to protect. new efforts to get a backlog of thousands of kits tested across the country have led to hundreds of arrest in cases that date back more than 20 years. money from the justice department and from the new york city das office is funding the testing of what victim advocates call a shameful backlog of hundreds of thousands of kits. after new york city cleared its backlog, the da they are upper grants totaling $38 million to other cities resulting in the testing of some 55,000 kits in 20 states. >> more than 18,000 newly developed dna profiles were extracted from biological evidence. that investment has yielded 186 new arrests, 64 convictions including 47 sexual assault convictions. >> one of those arrested include the suspect and the right of a teenage girl in southern california in 1996. it is estimated there still another 155,000 kits nationwide that still need to be tested. new calls to change the course of the states high-speed rail project. officials in the central valley
debate whether or not the railroad contraction should be stopped in its tracks. increasing safety for bicyclists in san francisco. the changes along the busy part of howard street after a biker was killed there last week. we are tracking the problem on 280 in the south bay. a problem with some metering lights impacting drivers in the area. here is a look across the bay. the span of the bay bridge looks okay in this part of the commute. sarah's last tuition payment, sent off. feeling good? oh yeah. now i'm ready to focus on my project. ♪ ♪
became known as hope village has been approved by local officials and is fenced off has showerand restrooms but they say it is too close to the san jose and mineta airport and has to me. the city wants to move into a paved area in willow glen but many neighbors say they don't want it there. >> their families and businesses here and i don't want it. i'm sorry. i feel for these people but the city needs to do a better job. >> everybody here in silicon valley, your only a paycheck away from being from where i am. have a little mercy for other people. >> the santa clara board of supervisors, the san jose city council and the water district need to approve this move. all those approvals have to happen before march 30 before the move can happen. there are community meetings to discuss the issue next monday and wednesday. safety improvements are
being made to the street where a cyclist was hit and killed by a truck last week in san francisco. starting today, the north side of howard street between fifth and sixth will be a no stopping zone. last week ,30 test was riding her bicycle west on howard in the bike lane when a driver in a car open the door forcing her to swerve and into traffic. following her death, the city in large traffic flow and decided to make immediate changes. >> right now we're looking at a temporary fix until we do the full project where we have a permanent solution in place. that will start sometime next year. >> the san francisco bicycle coalition applauding city leaders for taking such quick action.
the coalition is now asking for protective bike lanes running the full length of both howard and folsom streets. a new study shows california has more cities with aggressive drivers than any other state, with four cities in the top 10 nationwide. semper sickle drivers ranked fifth on the nationalist. sacramento is third, los angeles is first. san diego comes in at number six. the study also shows that drivers are most aggressive on fridays and the least aggressive on wednesdays. another live look this time on interstate 80 as drivers go underneath the university avenue overpass. researchers consider heartbreaking, speeding and talking at other drivers all signs of aggressive driving. allie will be happy to know it is a wednesday so maybe those aggressive drivers are taking a break today. >> maybe people are a little less aggressive but i have to tell you that shot of the east shore freeway is a problems shot at all areas of the day. people will say they are sometimes inexplicable backups. it is slow there this morning but here is a live picture of 280 and san jose. there is a backup in the northbound direction which could be in connection with problems with the metering lights. there is reports of a metering light dangling over the line.
could also be a general backup slowing as you get into downtown san jose. the bay bridge toll plaza is slow as well, recovering from minor crashes on the span earlier this morning. a 25 minute delay to get onto the span. the richmond bridge toll plaza, we don't show this often but there is a report of a collision. both vehicles on the right hand shoulder. 7:46 and i will send it over to steve talk about the beautiful sunshine streaming through. we will have a sunny day. it is called with the 20s, 30s and 40s. the wind was a big factor yesterday. in the sierra there was more snow but it will be sunny and breezy today. wind at sfo and altamont pass at 48 miles per hour. send carlos airport at 38 miles per hour and napa airport at 33. san jose at 32 miles per hour. the sierra had snow. a quick mover left snow in reno and zipped right out of their. it is no cold in the single
digits for some including truckee, incline village and south lake tahoe. there are reports of ice on 1580. 27 lakeport and kelsey bell, 33 hillsboro, 34 woodside. 27 lakeport, 39, 41 san jose napa airport. 37 redwood city and many 30s to the south as well. gilroy 38, 37 and cold in the santa cruz mountains. 40s in and around campbell and santa clara at 44 degrees. northwind northwest with only concord buchanan as the outlier. fairfield was northwind at 25 until he stopped reporting. we have clear skies today with no worry of cloud cover. everyone will be sunny and we will rebound from those cold temperatures and end up in the low to mid-60s. till unseasonably cool and more rain and snow down into arizona. it has been a cold pattern for
them but the main story is the big low producing barometric pressure in pueblo at 28.79. denver was at 29.07. they will start to rebound in do so quickly once everything cold out. the cloud cover will move in but we are not expecting rain. 60s with wall-to-wall sunshine. 60 to 65 per temperatures and the next couple of days will be dry. we will get clouds on friday and saturday but it is warmer each day and 70s on sunday. a super bloom happening in the california desert. the big problem it is causing for areas overwhelmed by all the folks taking a look. let's check in with mike for a look at what is coming up later. >> coming up in the next hour, a proposal to open up a homeless shelter along the embarcadero in san francisco is
becoming controversial. a lot of neighbors are opposed to the idea and the mayor is trying to reach a goal by the end of the year. we are talking with mayor breed in the 8:00 hour. caught in the middle of the college admission scandal. coming up, how the daughter of actress lori loughlin turned her life on campus into a successful business. we are back after the break.
southern california over the number of people visiting the poppy super bowl. residents in the lake elsinore areas say social media is ruining the experience. thousands are showing up every day to view the wildflowers but they are also trembling over them and search for the perfect selfie or picture. they are also illegally picking the flowers. wildflower super bloom only happens after a particularly wet winter and boy have we had one. college admission scandal is affecting big business. here is a look at today's dollars and cents. >> we are talking about a lot of ceos, executives, mini investment and retail merchandising companies could be affected by this. we will have to wait and see how it affects the corporate world some of these executives might be possibly going to jail. when opening bells rang this morning, boeing once again affecting the dow jones. it continues to suffer as
countries ban the 737 max eight plane. there still talk in the u.s. of what will happen there. celebrating the big e's in the opening bell and take a look at numbers, the dow jones is up today 133 points. it is about half% this morning. as for the nasdaq and s&p 500, done really well so far. the nasdaq is at 7645 up a three quarters of a% and the s&p 500 is at 2810. dick's sporting goods will stop
selling guns and morbid stores. starting in august it will limit guns and other hunting products from 125 stores. shares dropped on the news. the company decided to band gun sales following the 2018 school shooting in parkland, florida. it has been rolling out the band over the past year. an analysis a president trump's 2020 budget proposal shows it will greatly affect college-bound students. the budget provides $64 billion for education funding but that is a 10% decrease from this year. the proposal would eliminate a program created by president george w. bush that forgives federal student loans for certain borrowers who go on to work in public service or for a nonprofit after they had made payments for 10 years. the presidents budget would say $53 billion over nine years. we are starting to get an idea of how much it will cost for faster cell phone service. verizon announced it will charge extra $10 per month to add that 5g speed to phones. only customers of their unlimited data plans can access the service. verizon will test it out in chicago and minneapolis next month. at&t plans to sell 5g upgrades.
t-mobile says it will charge for the new service rather than phone upgrades and sprint has declined to discuss its pricing plans. you are going to pay more in the service is not want to pay be available everywhere. mostly concentrated in downtown chicago and minneapolis and whatever the test markets are. personally i don't hear a lot of people complaining about the speed other phone now. it will be interesting to see. >> what about coverage in particular? is that included too? >> that is a bigger complaint, the drop out. that is not necessarily going to change that. >> count me out in that regard. thank you, pam. coming up, the investigation into pay for play is having a rippling effect across the country. how the scandal has impacted universities and parents living in the bay area. the trump administration wants to overturn california's sanctuary laws. how the state government are clashing over immigration law.
reports suggest that american pilots have concerns about the newest features on the jets. making improvements to the streets were cyclist was hit and killed in san francisco. white mayor london breed says more work needs to be done. good morning and welcome back to mornings on 2. it is wednesday, march 13. >> we have the best start to the week weather wise. >> it is nice to take a breath now and then. >> now that is getting colder and windier i think steve is back to work. >> i have a disclaimer. my mike has dropped and i need you to go to a live disclaimer. we were -- we have clear skies and yesterday was all about the wind. now it is about the cold temperatures. we're looking at single digits in truckee, south lake tahoe was 9 and now they are at 10.
concord at 34, woodside 34. it was cold but cobb mountain coming in the coldest at 24 degrees. frozen, frozen, frozen. 20s, 30s and 40s on the temperatures. we're looking at upper 20s for some, upper 30s and 40s but it will be sunny and breezy but not as windy as it was. temperatures will be in the low 60s with a lot of sunshine. that system will start to give us clouds tomorrow but we are not expecting rain. 8:01 and allie has had a lot. a little better now? >> i am checking to make sure my microphone is okay. you may want to check the roads because there are problems in the south bay. one issue we just learned about is a crash northbound 87 at capitol expressway. there are two vehicles involved
in an ambulance is being called to the scene. expect it to be a while before it is clear. a bridge near the metering lights is a report of a driver facing the wrong way in the right, far right carpool lane. here is a look at the bay bridge toll plaza. we don't see any evidence of the wrong way driver but you will see a 20 to 25 minute delay to get on to the span unless you are a in one of those carpool lanes. your drive to macarthur maze is pretty long. this is when one of the more challenging commutes. 47 minutes because of earlier crashes on westbound 80 in richmond and san pablo. let's go back to the desk. the bay area is in the center of a nationwide college admission scandal. more than one dozen parents are facing charges while stanford has fired a coach after he admitted to taking bribes. christien kafton is live at stanford and the school is quickly distancing itself from the scandal and one coach. >> reporter: that coach has artie pleaded guilty in a massachusetts court room for his role in this admission
scandal. 41-year-old ceiling coach john vandemoer pleading guilty to racketeering, collecting some $270,000 he turned over to the university in exchange for considering to minimally qualified sailing students. neither wound up at stanford. federal prosecutor included 33 parents, including 14 in the bay area of using bribes and fraud to get their children into elite colleges and universities. including a hillsboro couple who paid in face. facebook stock to get their daughter and a winemaker from san francisco accused of trying to bribe a water polo coach at usc to get his daughter admitted. >> there actions were without a doubt insidious, selfless and shameful. >> reporter: many here in the bay area are outraged that fraudulently admitted students took the spots of generally
talented students were then rejected. none of the students admitted fraudulently have been charged. many of the students reportedly not even aware of the scheme that was going on on their behalf. live on the stanford campus in pollio out so, christien kafton, ktvu fox 2 news. we spoke with a group of high school students that said when wealthy families by high school admissions college admissions, it robs more deserving students the chance of attending the schools. college offers tutoring, counseling and test preparation for children from low income families. the assistance can last up to 10 years there high school, college and until they received a degree. the students are tutored up to three times a week. >> when people have the money to just pay for their kids to cheat through all the requirements for college, it
just puts me at a higher disadvantage. >> advisors and counselors at college track say the bribery scandal is a learning moment for the students but unfortunately they are facing an uneven playing field but hard work and honesty can pay off in the end. ethiopian airlines announced two key pieces of equipment that could help discover the cause of sunday's crash will be analyzed by officials in europe. and airline spokesman did not say exactly where the cockpit voice recorder and flight data recorder will be sent. more than 40 countries have now grounded the boeing 737 max 8 airliners. but the faa has not ordered those planes out of the sky despite calls from both democrats and republicans in congress. >> do the right thing. protect their passengers and ground these planes until the faa has a chance to review their safety. >> i think it makes sense to ground the aircraft into we have better information. >> the faa says it has conducted a review and there is no basis to ground those 737 max 8 jets. transportation secretary flew on one of those debts from austin back to washington, dc, she says her department will not hesitate to ground the jets if it finds that they are
indeed unsafe. we find out that some u.s. pilots reported problems while flying the boeing 737 max 8s. at least two pilots in the noses of their jets tilted downward sharply right after they engage the autopilot. in both cases the pilots disconnected the autopilot and their planes recover quickly. the issue reporter is unlikely related to the 737 crash since the anti-stall system being looked at as a possible cause only works if the autopilot is not engaged. pg&e will not face criminal prosecution for the wildfires. officials with napa, sonoma, lake and humboldt counties announce they will not file charges against the utility company. cal fire determined that pg&e equipment cost for fires but not the massive none fire or the tubs fire that killed 22 people and destroyed some 5600 homes, businesses and other buildings. investigators say a private
political system adjacent to a home near calistoga is what caused the tops fire. a jury is delivering in san francisco for a second lawsuit filed against the weedkiller roundup. edwin hardeman hardeman is suing months into claiming the product gave him non-hodgkin's lymphoma, a type of blood cancer. a recent study by the university of washington found a main chemical in roundup significantly increase the risk of blood cancer. last year a jury awarded $289 billion to a vallejo man after determining that roundup caused his non-hodgkin's lymphoma. a judge later cut the award down to $78 million after monsanto appealed. months into denies any wrongdoing. the trump administration will try to get a federal court panel to overtone three of
california's century laws that extend protections to those in the country illegally. the justice department says the laws interfere with the federal government's mandate to regulate immigration. officials in the state say it promotes trust between victims to crimes to cooperate with police. the three-judge panel will hear arguments today but will not make an amended immediate rolling. there is a new effort to scrap the high-speed rail project altogether. in bakersfield, kern county supervisors voted on a resolution that calls for abandoning the project. it will now be formally sent to the governor's office and legislature. last month governor newsom scaled back the project to a much shorter route between bakersfield and reset. supervisors who voted in favor of the resolution said the project was a bad investment. others want it to continue because there are already construction crews working on it. governor gavin newsom says he is going to put a moratorium on the death penalty here in california. how the move is reopening an ethical debate.
a crash involving a cyclist in san francisco reenews calls for safety improvement. we are talking to mayor london breed about what she is doing to make street safety. we have reports of the crash on highway 37 in the vallejo area. here is a look at your drive on highway 4 through baseline. it is very sluggish and congested this morning. a little bit of a breeze today but not the howling wind we had yesterday. it will be nice, sunny with near average temperatures. what about the weekend? we will take a look. what's better than having fast, reliable wifi with coverage throughout your home? how about having internet that can help you save on wireless phone service? xfinity gives you the fastest speeds
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approved 11 tall buildings downtown as well as near the deer dawn station despite objections from members of airport commission and others who oppose changing the city skylines. under the new height limits, building can be 35 feet taller and 150 feet taller your the sap center. people say it makes sense for developers to build taller buildings when space is at a premium. some on airport commission say it could make flying into the san jose and mineta airport more dangerous. we are getting updates on goals that the oakland mayor set two years ago. the city is surpassing one goal but falling short on the other. the mayor wanted to build 17,000 new homes by the year 2024. the city has already issued an of building permits to be 60% of the way toward reaching that goal but just 751 new low income homes have been
approved. that is 1000 fewer the need it right now to be on track to meet the overall goals. what did you out the door and where you need to go. allie is filling in for sal this week. >> it is getting busy once again. traffic comes and goes in waves. here is a new crash we're looking at eastbound highway 37 at. ounce drive in vallejo. three vehicles involved in one of the vehicles is stuck in a ditch. it may take some time to clear. south of their elsewhere in the east bay there is a two vehicle crash on eastbound highway 4 at salon away and also in the richland saint pablo area, a crashes in the clearing stages at west 80. it has been like that for the last hour and a half. attempt drive in that part of the bay area. highway 24 through lafayette is
very sluggish this morning. a lot of people on the road. does clear up a little bit as you get through moraga and went you approach orinda there is a bit of a backup. 880 in oakland in the north may lanes past the coliseum there is some slowing because a backup at the toll plaza extending out past macarthur maze and through downtown oakland. 8:13 and i will send it over to steve. we have and i stay on tap. we had very strong winds yesterday but we are not expecting that today. it will be breezy. the highest wind was at sfo and ultimate pass. east san jose was 30. palo alto and saint carlos were 38, 36 to 38 and half moon bay had 38 miles per hour. northwest novato, northwesterly in napa but less than 20 to 25 miles per hour. 32 in pope valley with no wind.
we have much calmer conditions with the 20s, 30s and 40s on the temperatures. concord pavilion made it down to 34 and now 35. there are mid-30s in walnut creek. a good breeze has kept pittsburgh and brentwood up and dublin and pleasanton. even though the nights are shorter and days are longer, we will be nice with a lot of sunshine. temperatures will rebound. it is still very cool for spring training with more rain and snow. the big news is this big system around 28.79 on the barometer in pueblo. denver international is at --
has snow. it is very cool only 59 degrees in phoenix yesterday. 15 to 16 degrees below average for this time of year. after that, temperatures will get back to normal soon. we have higher clouds tomorrow but no rain. 60s today and we're looking for temperatures to slowly climb. there will be high clouds coming in by the weekend. upper 60s to low 70s expected for the weekend. every month we talk live with the mayors of the break bay area's three biggest cities. we're focusing on san francisco. for a call to more cyclist and pedestrian safety to a new fire chief. let's welcome mayor london breed. morning, mayor. >> morning. >> i would like to start with a reaction to governor newsom's plan to issue a moratorium on executions in california. what do you think? >> i am excited about it. i don't support the death penalty and i think it is a bold move. i am excited for this to happen and hopefully, eventually see the death penalty repealed in california. >> something that would take voter and legislative support.
let's take a look at what is happening in your hometown. your search for a new fire chief. i understand you are very close to making an announcement? >> yes. i'm going to be making an announcement shortly here today at city hall that i am very excited about. >> is there something like to announce right now? >> well we're going to be announcing it at 8:30 today. you are welcome to join us. >> i am sure we will. can you tell us how did you decide on the person you are about to announce? >> as you know, the fire department is really one of our most critical public safety departments here in san francisco. so i wanted someone who is a real leader, someone who worked on the ground, in the trenches and understands the challenges that so many of our firefighters faced, whether it is a fire, medical emergency, issues around building more houses and regulations
associated with that. ultimately i made the decision that there was someone who is well-rounded, a great leader and is really going to be extraordinary and i am excited to announce that shortly. >> we will have that coming up on mornings on 2. last friday, there was a lot of outcry after a bicyclist was killed on howard street. many people said it could've been prevented with more of those protected bike lanes in the city. what is your office doing now? >> well we can't wait until an unfortunate tragedy strikes to make these kinds of improvements. just days before this very tragic accident occurred i put forth a directive to the department to move more aggressively with many of these projects and dedicated bike lanes for the purposes of changing our infrastructure to keep people safe. and so we are moving aggressively on many of these improvements. we are not moving fast enough. clearly we have a lot of work to do here in san francisco to avoid tragedies like this that occur and we are working on it.
>> this is not a new issue for san francisco. what is preventing you from moving faster on this? >> i think a lot of it sally is bureaucracy. the mta and how the mta operates with the commission and directors and approvals and contractors and competitive bid process, all of these different layers of bureaucracy are stopping or holding up our ability to make these changes faster. >> is that something you as mayor can relieve? >> it is something i am planning to address, making policy changes in order to address this as it relates to traffic improvements, housing and all of the other things that get delayed in san francisco.
it is really a frustrating process. something like this, we still have to go to the commission in order to get approval to speed up the improvements that are necessary to make sure that this doesn't happen to anyone again. >> finally, mayor breed, and her office had a lot of feedback and blowback from san francisco's last night on your plan for a new navigation center for homeless residents along the embarcadero. what is your reaction to their concerns? people say it is not the place to concentrate homeless services. >> i've got to tell you that over the years opening up navigation centers, shelter beds in general is a very challenging thing. i understand people have concerns but sadly, so many people are sleeping on our streets. the goal is to have a place where we are providing shelter for people so that we are getting them off the streets.
we are transitioning them into hopefully eventually permanent supportive housing. this is just one of the many solutions that i am providing in order to address what is the most challenging issue we face as a city and throughout the entire state of california. homelessness, making sure we have places for people to go is critical to addressing this issue. >> san francisco mayor london breed. thank you for joining us this morning. >> thank you. >> we are going to keep our crew here as we expect to hear the mayors announcement on a new fire chief in minutes. >> it should be interesting because one of the fire finalist was the fire to in stockton. he does have routes to san francisco. we will find out. an agreement between the california tourism board and michelin raising questions about the integrity of reviews. the future relationship between the uk and european union is up in the air with two weeks before the deadline. how parliament could be forced to make a decision about what it wants.
banks and taxpayers out of millions of dollars. a judge in dc could add 10 years to that for two felonies that were part of special counsel robert mueller's investigation into russian interference in the 2016 election. manafort told the judge he is sorry for what he had done and he is ashamed of his conduct. we are checking developing news out of nigeria. a three-story school building collapsed in the capitol of lagos. classes were in session when the structure came down. rescuers are trying to get teachers and children to safety. witnesses say nearly 2 dozen children have been pulled from the collapsed building. authorities said they are not yet aware of anyone who has died. nigeria is very prone to
building collapses because of its regulations and construction materials. secretary of state mike pompeo says the decision to bring home american diplomats from venezuela was based on concerns over their safety. >> our embassy was an important part of that. the people have done great work but it was time for them to come back. the security is always paramount and has gotten very difficult. >> the state department says the embassy in caracas was in danger of running out of water and fuel to run generators. with the u.s. supporting opposition leader 1.0 there are concerns that president nicholas maduro would not provide security for those american diplomats. the british parliament defeated teresa mays plan for britain's exit from the european union. it was voted down by 149 votes. it didn't have the support of lawmakers from within her own party. the vote comes more than 2.5 years after the referendum in favor of breck sets. there are just two weeks for the deadline to leave the eu. >> i regret the decisions this house is taken tonight. i continue to believe that by far the best outcome is united kingdom use the european union in an orderly fashion with a deal. and that the deal we negotiate is the best and indeed the only deal. >> parliament set to vote tomorrow over whether to seek postponement of the march 29 deadline. thousands of kit across the country remain untested. the new push to process the tickets low backlog and how it is leading to new arrest clears arrests. halting execution.
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the snow survey, we are looking at continues to be really high for the northern sierra, central sierra and southern sierra. anywhere from 156 to 164% of normal as for the date. liquid is 38, 35 and 44. our system gave us wind but they had snow up there and cold temperatures this morning. single digits for truckee and inclined and squaw valley are at 13. we did have 20s this morning it will be a beautiful day. it will be crystal clear and i know it is cold and there will be a breeze but nothing. yesterday. the snow, rain and cold temperatures and spring training continue for one more day. it has been very cool there. the barometric pressure is below 29 for some in the colorado area. there is a blizzard warning on the front range. we will get higher clouds but we are not expecting rain tomorrow. sunny and nice with highs in
the 60s. here is allie. we are following what looks like a second wave in the morning commute because there are a number of problems happening in the south bay. about have a dozen crashes on the map. some of the worsens or southbound one away just south of trimble in milpitas, eastbound 237 just west of north first street. the earlier crash at capitol expressway is in the clearing stages. going to contra costa county, eastbound highway 4 just west of 680 is a new report of a crash involving a jeep and tanker truck. there are some notes saying there may be a the sheriff deputies bus with inmates involved. we are working to get more detailed information. a look at your drive to macarthur mays is improving
slightly. it is just around 45 minutes. you can see it is sluggish and crowded as you make your way toward the bay bridge toll plaza. it is lightening up slightly, especially in the carpool lane. it is a 15 minute delay to get onto the span. governor newsom is expected to sign an executive order to put a moratorium on the death penalty in california, meaning as long as he is governor there will be no executions. sara zendehnam is live from san quentin state prison in marin county. the last execution there at the prison was more than one decade ago. >> reporter: of course. california has the most inmates on death row than any other state across the country. that number is 737. theoretically they would be executed and those executions would be carried out right here at san quentin. the anticipated announcement from the governor has people coming out on both sides. the oakland mayor, presidential candidate harris and celebrities like kim kardashian and comment treated in support of the decision to put a
moratorium on executions. that essentially stops them from happening while he is in office. many are against it. we spoke to the san mateo county district attorney who says not only does he strongly oppose the decision but he doesn't know what it means for death penalty cases moving forward. >> the legal meaning of what he is doing is something that is new to us because we haven't had a moratorium ever done before in california on the death penalty. we are going to have to study illegally and see what exactly that means what he is saying. because he doesn't have the authority to simply say the death penalty is over in california because it is on the books and is the law.>> reporter: in a two this morning , president trump said he is not thrilled and called the 737 inmates on death row in california stone cold killers. those inmates won't be released but they will get a reprieve with the siding of the executive order. the order will withdraw california's lethal injection
protocol and close the execution chamber at san quentin. the governor says the death penalty is flawed and waste taxpayer dollars. and his prepared remarks for the news conference, governor newsom says the intentional killing of another person is wrong. as governor i will not oversee the execution of any individual. we have been bringing this admiration to live all morning and will continue to cover it. the news conference is expected to start at 10:00 this morning. we will bring that to you and all the information that comes with it. san quentin, sara zendehnam, ktvu fox 2 news. we have more on the college admissions cheating scandal that is rocked hollywood,
corporate board rooms and some of the nation's top universities including stanford. they have followed their sailing coach john vandemoer. they do not believe anyone else at stanford was involved but they are launching an internal review. prosecutors say what the parents bribed college potions and admission staff to get their children into elite colleges. some parents is include actresses felicity huffman from desperate housewives and lori loughlin best known for the show for house. laughlin is expected to surrender to the fbi this morning and appear in a los angeles court this afternoon. hoffman was really just a day after posting a $250,000 bond. >> there can be no separate college admissions system for the wealthy. i will add there were not be a separate criminal justice system either. >> college entrance consultant richard singer has pleaded guilty to accepting $25 million. stanford's former sailing coach john vandemoer pleaded guilty. 's attorney said the $270,000 he received went to stanford sailing program to write new boats and hire a new coach. >> the justice department called the operation blues. operation varsity blues. a san francisco printer is accused of paying a proctor to correct his daughter's s.a.t. test. at least nine college coaches have been charged, accused of
making students appear they were star athletes with some had never played the sport before. new students are implicated as of now because prosecutors say the students do not know about the suspected payoffs. at universities are tied to the skin no, for in california. there is ucla, usc and the university of san diego. also named yelp, georgetown, wake forest in north carolina as well as the university of texas at austin. for mac oakland police officers involved in a deadly shooting are on leave. they responded to a call last year about an unconscious man with a gun between two houses. the say when they approached 32- year-old joshua pollick, he woke up, reached for his gun and did not put it down in order to do so. at that point officers opened fire. police chief and kirkpatrick leave officers a violation. just last week the court reported complaints director disagreed with the police chief. for officers have been placed on a ministry of lee. san jose lease have arrested an undocumented
immigrant in the stabbing death of a san jose woman. carlos eduardo arevalo carranza could appear in the santa clara county courtroom as early as today. 59-year-old bambi larson was found dead in her home on mill filled way after she did not show up for work on february 28. investigators say dna testing lead them to carlos eduardo arevalo carranza. police say he is a transient with a lengthy criminal history including burglary and drug charges. police chief eddie garcia acknowledged the controversy over sanctuary laws sang police have zero control over the county's immigration policies. >> we are here to protect and embrace our otherwise law- abiding undocumented residents. we are not here nor should we be here to shield admitted gangsters or violent criminals regardless of immigration status. >> police say there is no reason to believe the suspect and victim knew each other.
san jose america sam liccardo released a statement saying it is long overdue for the county to reconsider its policy of ignoring i.c.e. hold request for predatory fellows, which undermines the safety of the very immigrant communities we seek to protect. new everest to get thousands of rape kits tested across the country have led to hundreds of arrested cases that date back to years. vineyard the's office is testing what is called the shameful backlog of hundreds of thousands of rape kits. after new york city cleared its backlog, the da offered grants totaling $38 million to other cities resulting in the testing of 55,000 rape kits across 20 states. >> more than 18,000 newly developed dna profiles were extracted from biological evidence. that investment has yielded 186 new arrest, 64 convictions including 47 sexual assault
convictions. >> one of those arrested include the suspect and the of a teenage girl in southern california in 1996. it is estimated there are still another 155,000 rape kits nationwide that have not yet been tested. police and firefighters on the scene of a car that crashed right into a building in danville. you can see the model 3 crashed into that sushi restaurant at town & country drive. this happened around 6:30 a.m. authorities told our crews that the driver is okay. because of the crash is unknown. and reports as california employers are running out of people to hire. how the slowdown in job creation can slow down our economy. the michelin guys are the
gold standard for restaurant reviews but an agreement with the state tourism board is raising questions about michelin's integrity. the commute isn't letting up for a lot of drivers. particularly those in the east bay. we will tell you about a new crash on 580. in the meantime here is a look at your drive time on the san mateo bridge. it is slow going. it will be nice today. not as windy but a breeze with temperatures near average. more about the weekend, coming up.
mayor of san francisco london break just may be announcement. here is a live picture from city hall. the current fire chief is speaking to reporters inside the mayor of london breed has decided to select deputy chief of administration janine nicholson right there on her right as the cities next fire chief. she has been with the department for 25 years and will be the first lgbt chief in san francisco history. also of note, she is a breast cancer survivor and has fought for the rights of firefighters battling cancer. that is really a risk for all those who battle fire not only in the city but also now in the wildland fire. there are a lot of who often fight in the summer months. there you have it. she is the current deputy chief of administration janine
nicholson. no to the south mayweather growing concerns or a plan to move a san jose homeless and. the campus notice hope village and has been approved by local officials and has been stop showers and restrooms. they say it is too close to the san jose and mineta airport and has to me. county wants to move into a paved area in willow glen but many residents say they don't want it. >> their families and businesses here and i don't want it. i'm sorry. i feel for these people but the city needs to do a better job. >> everybody here in silicon valley, being the rate is so high you are only a paycheck away from being where i am. so you can have a little mercy for other people. >> the santa clara county board of supervisors, city council
and water district still need to approve this move. all those approvals have to happen before march 30 before the move can happen. there are community meetings to discuss the issue next monday and wednesday. the san francisco fired commission will discuss how to reduce the need for clip, sea and beach rescues. there have been an increase in recent your of people and pets falling off of?. the commission can ask the mayor's office to establish a task force for creating safer seas, cliffs and beaches including closing off trails. any task force we need approval from the mayor's office. the state tourism board said they paid money to get a popular restaurant review guide to cover california. is a california tells family meals paid $600,000 to get michelin to expand its coverage of the entire state. michelin has previously only covered semi cisco and the napa valley. the redbook guide has long been considered the gold standard a
fine dining. the payment is calling critics to raise concerns about the guides integrity. michelin says it's new california guidebook will celebrate the state as a culinary powerhouse when it comes out in june. coming up on the 9:00 hour, let's get back to allie and see how we're looking at the commute. >> i think we are looking at the second wave of traffic for this morning because we have some issues tell you about. contra costa county has a number of problems in the west county and concord area. eastbound highway 4 west of 680 has a couple of vehicles blocking the far left lane. on sunol at appian way there is reports of a cash. in castro valley, 580 and 580 eastbound at seminary in oakland, some traffic because of some collisions backing
things up in that part of the east bay. here is a look at the bay bridge toll plaza. the cash lanes are open, which is an improvement from 30 minutes ago. if you can take the cash lanes or carpool lanes you have an easier time getting onto the bridge. another spot that is pretty much unchanged is highway 4 west bound through bay point. once you get through all this, heading south of concord you will hit the crash we told you about one eastbound highway 4 and 680. it is 8:46. i will send it over to steve. we have a nice day on tap. it will be breezy and sunny. the sierra's got a little more snow yesterday. season totals are coming out and scott is the leader at 618 for the season so far. northstar 505, kirkwood 531. there are still 12 to 20 foot drifts. there is a little bit more. we had some yesterday. it looks quiet now that there are very cold temps and some ice was reported. late night, early morning hours watch out for that. some of that could melt in march and april and could freeze at night to be careful. we had 20s and now it is mainly
30s and 40s. the system from yesterday gave us drive front but cranked up the wind. southern california is on the dry side but still rain and snow. the high temperature in phoenix was 59 degrees. it has been a rough spring training. that is 17 degrees below average. the rainfall is at 8 3/4, which is 4 1/3 above normal. a cool, wet winter for the desert southwest. below we talked about his hovering over the colorado front range area producing snow and really heavy rain to the plains. we will get higher clouds tomorrow. what a sunshine, 60s, which is normal for this time of year. on sunday we will be in the low 70s. actors, designers and
distillery owners, we are getting new information on the people at the center of a huge scandal. a reporter from the washington post joins us live with details on what the fbi says some parents were doing for their children. the poppy super balloons bring people from all over. what locals say is ruining the experience.
southern california over the number of people visiting the poppy super blooms. people in lake elsinore say social media is ruining the experience. thousands are showing up to view the flower but are also trampling over them and illegally picking them up. authorities have set up signs and barriers to keep visitors away but people say they couldn't resist going out to see the flowers in person. >> i came out here to see the beauty in nature and enjoy all the poppies. that we come every few years so you have to come enjoy it. go on reddit, facebook and everyone is posting pictures and blowing up the spot. >> the wildflower super bloom only happens after a particularly wet winter. boeing continues to weigh heavily on the dow jones index. pam cook is watching that and more.
>> according to analysts, boeing has lost $26.6 billion in market since the crash on sunday. since the airline crash. when the opening bell rang this morning, boeing traded slightly higher hitting a little bit of a positive not from u.s. pilots saying they are comfortable flying that 737 max 8 plane. trading has been underway for about two hours and it is helping the dow recover a little bit since boeing is up today. more than 1/2% at 156. 25,007 11. the s&p 500 and nasdaq have both been up all week so far. the s&p 500 about 2800, almost a full percentage point. same with the nasdaq at demi 6.59. a major shakeup at the top of drugstore chain write a. three executives are being replaced including the ceo.
this is part of a restructuring plan that will cut 400 corporate jobs. that is more than 1/5 of the company's upper management. right eight has lost more than half of its market value just within the past year. ucla economist are forecasting california's job market will continue to grow but not as quickly as it has been. the schools anderson forecast says nonfarm jobs will expand by 1.8%, a 10% decrease from this year's expansion that was expected. it will drop to slightly more than 1/2% in 2020. the say the reason for that is california employers are running out of people to hire because the state is that what is considered full employment. we are starting to get an
idea of how much it will cost for faster cell phone service. verizon announced it will charge an additional $10 a month to add 5g speed to a phone. only customers of their unlimited data plans will be able to access the 5g service. verizon will test it out in chicago and minneapolis next month. at&t plans to sell 5g equipment and t-mobile says it will charge for new services rather than customer upgrades. sprint declined of discuss its pricing plans. even in test cities it is only going to be in the downtown areas. you are going to pay a lot more for that. i don't know if you're really getting much more. >> i am go with my snails pace. thank you, sam liccardo. senator mitt romney's birthday celebration it is being called a viral hit and not because of the twinkie cake. he explains his unusual technique for blowing out all those candles. st. mary's bicycle pulls off a big win to make it to the big dance. how they were able to beat number one gonzaga.
>> people gather to smoke marijuana. the city's board of supervisors passed an ordinance to regulate marijuana news events where many people smoke marijuana such as 420, hardly strictly blue grass and the pride permit. there can be permitted granted. while the sale of recreational cannabis is legal in california and san francisco allows it in private homes and clubs, consuming marijuana is not allowed in public. new oakland raider antonio brown will be introduced by the team later today. the team will host a press conference this afternoon. brown was acquired over the weekend after trading two draft picks to the steelers. they will also introduce joiner and trent brown works is one of the highest paid offensive linemen in the lead. the authority is scheduled to vote on a deal tomorrow that would keep the raiders in oakland for at least another
year. this reported deal would have the raiders paying 7 and a half million dollars to play the 2019 season there at the coliseum. there will be a team option for the to 20 season if their new stadium in vegas is ready to go. if it is approved, the board of supervisors would still need to sign off. the 49ers are adding a pro bowl linebacker to the team. the nfl network is reporting that ford and the niners have agreed to a new five-year contract, one worth more than $87 million. the st. mary's gaels are headed off to the big dance. they knocked off gonzaga last night, 60-47 in the west coast championship game. they entered the game with a 21- game winning streak and had only lost two games before last
night. st. mary's had never beaten a number one team in the country. the gaels will learn who they will play in the first round of the ncaa tournament on sunday. in just one hour, governor newsom is expected to sign an executive order to place a moratorium on the death penalty in the state. what the impact will be on death row inmates. some influential parents may have gone too far. stanford's connection to an admissions scandal. and local sanctuary laws under the microscope this morning. what is at stake right now. welcome to the nine on this gorgeous but cold wednesday, march 13th. if today is your birthday, happy birthday. have a good one. it was senator mitt romney's birthday. he turned 72 yesterday. a video from his office has