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night. tim hudson starts and baumgarner could pitch in relief. >> once she crosses the road i know it's going to be mayhem. >> a river of lava forcing dozens of people in a small hawaiian town to head for safety. the lava made its way towards the community for weeks. dozens of homes and businesses will likely be hit. >> some bay area schoolchildren had scientific experiments on board a rocket that exploded on take-off. the unmanned ship was supposed to deliver cargo to the iss. but something went wrong shortly after take-off in virginia. from across the bay to around the world, the stories that matter on "kpix 5 news this morning." good morning, i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. it is 6:00. 162 regular season games, 16 play-off games later and it comes down now to one final game tonight. >> yes. the giants and royals will
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battle it out one last time for that world series title. and anne makovec is live at civic center plaza in san francisco where fans are already used to torture and will gather one more time. >> reporter: what's a world series run without a little torture? it is the giants' way. you can see the jumbotron set up behind me in civic center plaza ready for the big watch party tonight. san francisco city hall lit up in giants orange. hundreds of people came here for game 6 from all over northern california yesterday evening and hopes were high when they arrived until it was clear the giants would lose. people started leaving in the 5th inning. >> it's only the 5th inning but 0-9, that's pretty bad. but we're giants fans. >> we are going to take it
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tomorrow. >> reporter: now, of course, there is faithful giants fans in kansas city. rough night for them. in front of san francisco city hall, you can see the porta- potties set up the sign of a big party tonight. it is an alcohol-free family- friendly celebration. who knows how many people will come here possibly thousands. and right under that jumbotron behind me is the stage that would then host the giants victory celebration which we're also hoping to have. we'll see. live at civic center plaza anne makevoc, kpix 5. >> you and i were standing, oh, about to the left of city hall there a couple of years ago on halloween, too, wasn't it? >> on halloween. so we'll see if they will do another repeat. time for traffic now. liz, how are we doing? >> we're doing okay. back out to menlo park the scene of this earlier accident. so they cleared all those metal weights from the roadway. those are now off to the shoulder. the cars involves there were four to five cars and a big rig
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all involved in this accident now off to the shoulder but we are starting to see some delay in the sensors now. 35 miles per hour. you can see that tweet from "kcbs traffic." the multi-car crash was approaching willow. and again, stacked up for an exit or so in the southbound lanes. northbound traffic is not affected but they are in the clearing process of that accident now so any activity is out of lanes for the most part. bay bridge we have a couple of issues. the metering lights have been turned on at 5:40 so on the earlier side. you can see traffic stacking up to the maze plus we have a stall now just past treasure island so a little slow on the span coming into san francisco. that's your latest "kcbs" drive to work. another check of your forecast, here's lawrence. >> all right. weather looking good outside mostly clear skies right now. going to stay that way all day long. what a day it's going to be today and enjoy it. we have some major changes coming up in the next couple of days. high pressure overhead. some clouds moving up in far northern california but we are going to keep things dry here. plenty of sunshine too as these temperatures are soaring into the 70s and 80s.
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70s inside the bay and 60s and low 70s out toward the coastline. clear across san francisco. looking good. the temperatures dropping off to 49 and cool in santa rosa. 51 in san jose, 51 in livermore. this afternoon should be about 80 degrees in livermore. 78 in concord. and 79 in the napa valley. there's rain on the way. we'll talk about that coming up. berkeley police are trying to find who shot and killed a man last night at the sea breeze market near university avenue. witnesses heard gunshots and saw people fleeing. >> there was a firearm at the scene and there is evidence that there was gunshots. >> the car was also seen speeding off after the shooting. no description of the vehicle. the market by the way was closed at the time. it's a setback for private space flight in the united states. [ explosion ]
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>> a rocket on the way to the international space station blew up on liftoff. the company hopes to know what caused the explosion over the launch pad in virginia. kpix 5's kiet do is at the nasa ames research center with more. local students had experiments on the long the. >> reporter: it was a setback for scientists and the space program but a major disappointment for hundreds of schoolchildren across the country including here in the bay area. dozens of schools have placed experiments on the rocket and students at mark west charter school in santa rosa had been working on their project for months. they wanted to see if tiny shrimp like "triops" could survive a rocket launch into space with the hopes that one day the "triops" could be a food source for astronauts and watching their hard work go up in flames was painful. >> we spent all this work on it and it blew up. >> it's definitely heartbreaking to see your work
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lost in an accidents like this. >> reporter: in addition to the science experiment, the capsule was carrying supplies to the astronauts to the international space station but none of the supplies was urgent. nasa is paying billions for privatization of the space program. they are hoping to carry astronauts into space by 2017. >> well, kiet, as for those students, any chance they can recreate the experiment for the next launch? >> reporter: you know, it was quite a challenge to bring everybody together and get that thing done in the first place. so reconvening pulling everybody back in so they can retrace the experiment is going to be tough. live at nasa ames in mountain view, kiet do, kpix 5. the husband and wife accused of killing two sheriff's deputies near sacramento are now accused of trying to kill other deputies. the two were in the court yesterday. detective michael davis and deputy daniel oliver were killed in friday's six-hour rampage. prosecutors have now charged
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the couple with the attempted murder of two other deputies with no details released. >> we have an ethical obligation not to talk about the facts, the circumstances or the evidence in this case. >> the couple did not enter pleas yesterday. it could be several days before we know what made people sick at a redwood city hotel. about 100 people got sick saturday night after eating salmon and salad at the sofitel hotel. they were at an naacp convention. several people were hospitalized including former oakland mayor harris. san mateo county health officials are investigating. president obama will meet with healthcare workers who have treated ebola patients in west africa. the president plans to meet also with health and security officials about the virus. >> they are starting to see some progress in liberia and the infrastructure is beginning to get built out. that's thanks to the incredible
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work and dedication of folks from the united states. >> the president also spoke out against states using their own quarantines on volunteers who have treated ebola patients. says it would discourage volunteers from helping in the crisis. the second texas nurse infected with ebola was released from the hospital. amber vinson received a round of applause. she got the virus from thomas eric duncan the liberian she was treating in dallas. hackers may have tapped into white house computers. technicians say they noticed suspicious activity on the computer network. staffers were asked to change their passwords. the "washington post" is reporting that russia is thought to be behind the breach. white house officials are not commenting on the report. time now 6:08. some more bad news as a result of california's historic drought. we have some details on the shortage about to affect farmers and foodies alike. >> it's being called the perfect proposal. how more than a year of planning turned into one magic
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moment in southern california. >> we have some good news in the rain department. pretty impressive storm system headed our way but not today. today is going to be spectacular. we'll talk about that coming up. >> and a member of the "kcbs phone force" just gave us a call letting us know they see two lanes blocked now along the peninsula southbound 101. an accident caused by elevator counterweights. the latest after this break. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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♪ we're movin' and groovin' with gasoline that cleans. chevron with techron. care for your car. welcome back to "kpix 5 this morning." downtown san francisco still all aglow in orange. getting ready for game 7. the weather outside now nice and clear for us. we do have some rain on the way. we'll talk about that coming up. molten lava from kileaua volcano has now reached the
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small village in hawaii. 50 structures in its past moving 17 yards and hour. lava usually flows towards the ocean but this time it changed direction and headed straight for the village. new this morning, california's drought is taking a bite out of the sushi grade rice produced right here in the state. water restrictions are forcing farmers in the sacramento valley to grow less rice. harvest is down 25% this year. $5billion industry exports rice to more than 100 countries. this could affect sushi prices in california. california's medium grain rice is used in nearly all u.s. sushi astronauts. the man who started saving for his wedding proposal when he was 12 finally got the nerve and popped the question. >> i know. he said when he found the right woman, he would go all out. >> but the best man because you are the best woman. will you marry me? >> of course, yes. [ crying ] >> so cute. levi had some help from tiffany's family to get his girlfriend to the rose bowl for his proposal and family and
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friends rushed to the couple when it all happened. the couple first met working on a rose parade float. so that's fitting. >> sweet. >> i got engaged in a parking lot. [ laughter ] >> not feeling so wordy. >> so romantic, frank. >> you know, mr. plan, 12 years old. planning the proposal? >> i wasn't even thinking about it. >> 12, are you kidding? >> baseball? girls have cooties. >> maybe not so much, lover boy. [ laughter ] elevator counterweights caused by this big rig, carrying the load of these. i never heard of this debris on the road before. it's cleared to the shoulder. a member of the "kcbs phone force" said for a while two left lanes were blocked in southbound 101 at willow so they could clear it. but within the last minute or so, they just cleared it. so all lanes are open on southbound 101.
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it is showing a delay though in the area. 24 miles per hour before willow stacked up for an exit or so northbound traffic still looks okay. here's a live look at the bay bridge toll plaza. it is stacking up now through the maze. you know, we have had two separate stalls out there this morning. we also just got off the phone with chp about this so there's a second stall approaching treasure island. so you can see now it's sluggish end to end across the span coming into san francisco. they are working to clear stall 2 but yeah, kind of an unusual pattern forming right now. usually it's behind the metering lights. so later on this evening, just in time for the evening commute, world series viewing over at civic center plaza, yesterday this caused some big traffic tie-ups in the area, polk, larkin, mcallister grove, all those streets around that area. if you are not going to this, avoid the area or ride bart. there is a civic center bart stop right there, you can see it on our bart maps. all bart trains are on time. that's your latest drive and ride to work. with the forecast, here's lawrence. we have clouds in far
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northern california. we are cloud-free here locally as we have high pressure overhead going to be stick something around today. in fact, today going to be the warmest day of the week. some of these temperatures as much as 10 degrees above the average so well above the average today with plenty of sunshine and then everything begins to change starting tomorrow and rain becoming likely late thursday night and into friday. high pressure in control now. a couple of storms off the coastline, most of the energy from this first one will stay north of us but this next one just developing in the gulf of alaska will bring with it some rain into friday, pretty stormy conditions, as much as 1.5" of rain in the wettest mountains. around the bay area today looking good maybe some patchy fog moving along the coastline late in the day and then tomorrow, the clouds begin to roll in across our skies. and as we look toward early on friday morning, rain moving on through. then tapering off to showers but off and off throughout the day with the possibility of some isolated thunderstorms so not the best day for trick or treating. temperatures in the 70s and 80s in many of the interior valleys, 60s at the coast.
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sunrise 7:32. sunset 6:42 -- or 6:14. temperatures cooling down, more clouds, rain on friday into saturday. dry and warmer weather next week. back to you. >> thank you. two more days and trick or treaters come calling. roberta gonzales is at the douglas morrison theater in hayward where they are getting a jump-start. earlier you had this liberace thing going on and now what is it? >> oh, my! i'm just a little southern girl now. you know, i still got my giants colors on and we are going to a critical crucial deciding game 7, yes, we are. check this out. whoo! oh, maybe not. hey! check this out! we are at the douglas morrison theater in hayward. joining me this morning is the managing director, his name is terry sullivan. terry, i am just flabbergasted because i never knew we could come to your theater and rent costumes. >> yes. we have about 5,000 costumes here that we rent to theater
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companies and individuals. a lot of it for halloween. about 5,000 different outfits here. >> reporter: i have been having so much fun playing dressup today. tell me, how much is this going to set me back? >> usually they will go from $10 to $50 depending on your needs. >> reporter: well, my needs right now is southern girl in black and in orange. but other folks what else do you have? recycled costumes. >> this outfit is for our upcoming show candide opening on november 6 to the 30th. it's made out of paper target from a shooting range. >> reporter: you just said you have an upcoming production. tell me about that. >> our musical coming up is cast of 20, leonard bernstein score, full orchestra, lots of exciting outfits. >> reporter: that's on november 6? >> right. we open it. >> reporter: we'll get to see lots of these costumes but again these costumes for rent for halloween or anytime of the year. check this one out. this is what michelle was talking about liberace earlier. you can rent this for the
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holidays coming up. if you want more information, visit us online at kpix.com and go to "links and numbers." but meanwhile, we know you have some old photographs of halloween past. we want to see your favorite halloween photos. all you have to do is visit us online at kpix.com/halloween. and then upload your favorite photographs. michelle and frank, lawrence, elizabeth, what do you think? is it me? huh? >> i think it's a winner! i think you should take it. >> thank you, miss scarlet. >> reporter: you can rent this. this could be your costume michelle and frank could hide underneath. >> i think that's the overnight show. [ laughter ] >> 6:19. the u.s. government is stepping up buildings at federal buildings in major american cities but what we found in the bay area isn't comforting. that and more coming up at 6:30. >> and i'm dennis o'donnell. coming up from kauffman stadium, why history is not on the giants' side for game 7 of the world series tonight.
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that story and reaction straight ahead.
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good morning from kauffman stadium. we begin on an ominous note because no team on the road has won a game 7 of the world series since the pittsburgh pirates and you have to go back to 1979. that's why last night's game 6 was so critical for san francisco. jake peavy was so good in the regular season for the giants, not last night. 2-0 kansas city in the second with a base hit past pablo sandoval. peavy hit the showers with the bases loaded. he only got four out last night! not much better for petit. kansas city scored 7 in the
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inning and that inning lasted nearly 35 minutes. buster posey had a chance to cut into the lead in the first but jumped on the first pitch by yordano ventura and the giants lose 10-0 which steps up the first game 7 since 2011. the giants have never won a game 7 of the world series. >> game 7 is a gift. it's a gift to the whole world. it's a special game. for the world series to have a gam 7, it will be fun. >> it's a cool opportunities for us as giants and as royals, for baseball fans in jet. -- for baseball fans in general. this is a game 7 of the world is doesn't get much better. >> no part of me is worried about this tomorrow and this team having a hangover. it's game 7. the guys will be
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ready to play. just hopefully we can catch a few breaks the ball bounce out wear, you know? you have to have a little good fortune after this game. we didn't have any tonight. >> i started on an ominous note. how about a positive one? the giants have won the last 7 elimination games. frank and michelle, next time i see you live midday right inside kauffman stadium. let's see if the giants can make history today. >> thank you, dennis. we are keeping the faith. okay, thank you, dennis. play of the day we are going back to kc. top 6, royals rookie pitcher yordano ventura nine run lead hunter pence at the plate is going to send a laser right back to the pitcher! snares it. and gently chucks it back over to first with a little attitude. he had a great game.
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hopefully a bigger and better one for tomorrow. >> for tomorrow? >> for tomorrow, yeah. the giants win. >> 6:26. the bay area had some bumpy commutes and now we know who has it the worst. we'll have the details on the roughest rides in the region. >> and this is the place to be for game 7 tonight. those who refuse to stop believing, the city of san francisco awash in giants orange. we'll hear from some fans next.
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your realtime captioner is linda marie macdonald. the future. - topic two you have probably noticed lower gas prices lately but how long will it last? what to expect when you fill up
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in the future. coming your way. >> reporter: i'm kiet do with a live report on how that big rocket explosion in virginia yesterday is affecting kids here in the bay area. >> today going to be the nicest day of the week. the rest of the week, though, wow, the rain is coming back. we'll talk about that coming up. >> we have hefty delays already at the bay bridge. we have had a couple of early- morning stalls one of them still blocking lanes. slow end to end. we'll have the latest travel times coming up. >> thank you, liz. good morning, everyone. it's wednesday, october 29. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. time now is 6:30. well, the giants all they can do is just brush off game 6 and look forward to the big game, game 7, tonight. >> manager bruce bochy says the fact they are playing in the final baseball game of the year is exciting enough. >> we're just looking forward to the game. this is what you work for, starting in spring training, and if you told me we would be playing the 7th game of the world series we all would be doing cartwheels.
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>> the giants have taken it to the limit and now fans anxiously await a do or die game 7. >> speaking of fans, anne makovec live in san francisco where a crowd will watch the game tonight hopefully with a win. >> reporter: yes. either way, it's going to be exciting. you see this big jumbotron here behind me. this is where fans are going to see giants take another world series championship. knock on wood with the backdrop of city hall, all lit up in giants orange this morning. hundreds of people came out for game 6 from all over northern california yesterday evening and hopes were initially high until it became clear that the giants would lose the game. the crowd started to thin out in the middle of a frustrating game. and kansas city a much different scene. a sea of blue drowning out the orange and black. but the bay area contingency did come to represent and are still keeping the faith.
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>> whoo! >> we're not worried. >> whoo! >> keeping it interesting! [ screaming ] >> reporter: we did catch a fan going out for a smoke break. the game so painful to watch in kansas city, he preferred the view of the parking lot. but today the build-up has begun for game 7. back out here live now at civic center plaza in san francisco, you can see the porta-potties all lined up for action because you don't know how many people to expect for tonight's party, possibly thousands of giants fans here. and the stage here behind me, that is where we would be hosting the victory celebration when we have a victory celebration. live in san francisco, anne makevoc, kpix 5. developing news in berkeley now. a man was shot and killed on university avenue near the berkeley marina. it happened around 8:00 last night. witnesses heard several gunshots and then saw people running off. >> there is a firearm found at
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the scene so and there is some -- there is some evidence that would indicate that there was obviously gun -- gunshots exchanged. >> a car was also seen speeding off after the shooting. there's no description of that vehicle right now. the market was closed at the time. two men accused of stealing a car were arrested in san jose last night. santa clara county sheriff's deputies say they stole that honda right there. the car -- the pair, rather, crashed that car into a pole at fourth and taylor streets after a chase with deputies. 6:33 right now. let's check the forecast. you know, we have been talking baseball all morning long but we can't forget halloween is on friday. >> i know. >> that's an important forecast. >> it is. unfortunately, that looks very, very wet around the bay area. that storm rolling in, unfortunately it looks like it's going to bring a big change in the weather. today very nice but yeah, all eyes tonight on kansas city as we have game number 7. we have all been waiting for that, right, guys? >> you have. [ laughter ] >> these guys not so much. it should be a fun game tonight. the weather is going to be
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good, too. clear skies, cool, 50s, and 40s by the end of the game. clear in our skies and the high pressure ridge brings with us the warmest temperatures of the week, 80s in the valleys, 70s inside the bay, 60s at the coastline. right now, it is nice and clear over san francisco. the temperatures cool in spots though, 49 in santa rosa. and 51 degrees in san jose. this afternoon, should top out about 78 in concord. 79 in napa. and 74 degrees in san francisco. all right, let's check the roads with elizabeth. thank you, lawrence. a brutal commute across the bay bridge. two stalls past treasure island, that's part of the bridge where there is no shoulder. so they can't clear them as quickly. it's stacked up to the maze now behind the pay gates. 5:40 that's when they switched on the metering lights which is also on the earlier side. we have to check that out. 16 miles per hour slow all across the incline and then even past treasure island coming into the city. yeah, usually all the backup is just behind the pay gates and
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even behind there, the macarthur maze, westbound 580 pretty slow-and-go even stop and go in some areas all the way to the 24 interchange. that is one of our slow spots and hayward, look at this, the motorcycle wreck blocking a lane causing an unusual amount of traffic on southbound 880 approaching tennyson. big backups even beyond 238. that's the latest "kcbs" drive to work. back to you guys. >> thank you. napa earthquake victims are getting a break from the irs. they are postponing the september filing deadline for people and businesses affected by the august earthquake. this comes after fema announced it will give money to people for recovery. it's capped at about $30,000 per household. some developing news from america's space program. a huge explosion taking a rocket out of the sky. [ explosion ] there it is. only a few seconds after liftoff, a private company's rocket crashed to the ground at the launch site in virginia. the rocket was taking supplies
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to the international space station. it also carries some experiments from some bay area students. kpix 5's kiet do is at the nasa ames research center at moffett field with more. >> reporter: good morning. in fact, that supply rocket was carrying dozens of experiments from schools all across country including mark west charter school in santa rosa. it is a setback for the space program itself and a disappointment for the kids. stanford professor charlie cox says on board important supplies and equipment payload of more than 5,000 pounds. food, water, science experiments. >> reporter: among them the science experiments of some bay area schoolchildren. 8th grader chandler andrew was at the school in santa rosa when he heard the news. he and classmates spent months last year designing an experiment to test whether shrimp-like "triops" could survive a space launch. >> we're trying to see if we could make "triops" a potential food source for astronauts in space. >> reporter: their hard work up
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in flames. >> it's definitely heartbreaking to see your work lost in an accident. it could be difficult to get the students back together to reproduce the experiments. >> reporter: and we're being told that the supplies that were on that rocket ship heading to the astronauts in the international space station were not urgently needed. as for that company itself, orbital science based in virginia, this is a major setback for them because this was their only launch pad. it's going to take time for them to rebuild. >> kiet, speaking of setbacks, nasa is paying private companies billions to take astronauts into space. eventually. when is that going to start happening? >> reporter: you know, they are going to have it figure out what happened with this rocket. depending on how that goes, they are hoping to have astronauts up in the air by 2017 but this could affect things. live at nasa ames in mountain view, kiet do, kpix 5. extra security of at u.s. federal buildings this morning. the homeland security department's chief says this is only a precaution. they are also not saying what
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security measures are being taken. kpix 5 did not see any additional security at the san francisco federal building. faa has a new notification for pilots now. it says drones and remotely controlled aircraft not allowed to fly near sports arenas. the flight ban was imposed following the 9/11 attacks. the original notice was about aircraft near stadiums. the updated warning specifically mentioned drones for the very first time. candidates for mayor in oakland got a chance to talk sports this evening. all 15 candidates are invited to oakland's sports forum and at least 11 are expected to attend. candidates will be asked their position on various issues involving oakland's major sports teams and starts at 6 p.m. at lakeshore avenue baptist church. gas prices have dropped below $3 a gallon at some bay area stations. aaa says in san francisco, the average price is $3.53 a gallon. price are falling because crude oil is getting cheaper. a barrel has plummeted from a
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high of $140 to around $80 today and the u.s. energy sector had something to do with that lower price. >> u.s. is producing more crude oil than ever before. there's less consumption. there's ample supplies people are driving less. >> you can find the cheap gas in your neighborhood by logging on to kpix.com/gas. the lower prices are expected to stick around through the holidays. your bumpy ride to work is not unnoticed. a report found the roads in oakland, san jose and san francisco have been bad for at least 10 years. larkspur and saint helena are the worst. the best, brentwood, dublin and atherton. time now 6:39. the federal government is going after at&t. how regulators say the wireless carrier is duping its customers. >> and lava in hawaii moving into a village. why some people will watch the
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slow motion disaster destroy their homes. >> reporter: the market just opened up about 10 minutes ago. you can see the dow is up about 42 points. coming up we'll get an update from kcbs radio's financial reporter jason brooks. gayle king joins us now frow ,,
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hey john,whoa!k it out. yeah, i was testing to see if we really can turn any device in your house into a tv. and the tablet worked just fine. but i wanted to see if the phone would work as well. so i shrunk sharon. every channel is live just like on tv. but it's my phone. it's genius. shh! i'm watching tv. tiny sharon is mean. i'm right here. watch any channel live on any device around your home.
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60s and 70s at the coastline, 75 and sunny and bright in san jose, 77 in palo alto. 78 in cupertino. 78 in campbell. 77 in san jose. plenty of sunshine into the south bay and the east bay, too. cool to start out the morning but not bad. 80 in pleasanton this afternoon. 78 and warm in antioch. about 78 in walnut creek.
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and 77 degrees in pleasant hill. unseasonably warm temperatures in san francisco. 74 degrees. >> reporter: time now for a look at what's coming up later on "cbs this morning"." gayle king joins us. >> game 7 in kansas city. how worried should we be? >> it should be a good game. i know everybody there is cheering for san francisco giants so go, san francisco giants. ahead, slow-moving lava with a temperature of about 2,000 degrees is nearing houses
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in hawaii. carter evans is on the big island where dozens are abandoning their homes. plus, only on "cbs this morning," i love when we can say only on "cbs this morning," we get a ride through the sky to find out how police departments are preparing for a new terror concern drones carrying explosives and our interview with taylor swift her new pop album how she shakes off the tabloids and what does she think makes a good boyfriend? we'll see you at 7:00. >> what makes a good boyfriend? >> laughter, patience and just agreeing with everything i say. [ laughter ] >> i date girls so i wouldn't know. [ laughter ] >> thank you, see you at 7:00. [ laughter ] >> bye, you guys. well, wall street is waiting for some big news from the federal reserve today. >> here now is kcbs radio's financial reporter jason brooks. >> reporter: the fed wraps up
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its two-day policy meeting expecting them to wind down the bond buying program only $15 billion left on that. it has been responsible for propping up the stock market for the past 5.5 years. the greater key for investors today will be what or if the fed says anything about an eventual rate hike. rates have been at a record low now for 6 years. facebook reported its earnings for the recent quarter and they did top expectations. revenue up more than 58% to $3.2 billion. but user growth slowed a little bit. now at 1.35 billion around the world, its spending was up 44% in the quarter bigger than the prior quarter and that's leading to facebook shares falling a little bit over 5% in the early going this morning. also, just recently, chrysler fiat announcing that it's spinning off ferrari into its own company. there are 7,000 ferraris sold around the world last year. the entry level california goes for $200,000, in your salary range, frank.
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let's check the big board so far this morning. after big gains yesterday, dow is up 38 in the early going, nasdaq down 4 and facebook and s&p up by 3. >> my honda is not ever mistaken for a ferrari. >> reporter: just being modest, i know. >> i park right next to your lamborghini so you know how that works. >> keep it quiet. [ laughter ] thank you, jason brooks from kcbs news. the feds say at&t has been pulling a fast one not delivering on promises of unlimited data plans. the federal government filed a lawsuit against at&t for what's known as throttling or slowing down a customer's internet connection after they used a certain amount of data. the ftc says at&t's high use customers have had their data stream throttled 60 to 90%. >> there is a group of people who use a high amount of data they have unlimited plans and at&t has been trying to punish them. now the ftc says that's not okay. >> at&t stopped offering a limited data plan in 2010 and
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started throttling customers with that plan the next year. >> the new bart extension of the oakland airport could be running by the end of november. bart still testing the driverless shuttle system that links the airport with the coliseum station. transit agency expects to nail down the opening day very shortly. bart will give the media behind the scenes tour of the new system later today. >> looks nice, though. sure that will alleviate a lot of traffic. liz? >> yeah. great news for travelers. been waiting a long time for that one. show you what's going. westbound 580 our usual congestion out of the altamont pass. drive time jumped a few minutes within the last few minutes so up to more than a half-hour now from those wind turbines all the way past the dublin interchange. just past 680. it's a little slow. and here's a live look at a very crowded bay bridge if you are watching earlier we had two separate stalls both near treasure island. but both past treasure island where there's no shoulder and
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it's still sluggish end to end. now speeds are up to 28 miles per hour on the incline. continuing up towards oakland northbound traffic looking good near the oakland coliseum no delay between 238 and the maze drive time 16 minutes and, of course, the world series viewing happening later on this evening so expect some extra traffic around civic center plaza 5:07 p.m. i know someone who is going to be watching the game tonight. let's go over to lawrence with a check of your forecast. i have been waiting for game of 7, very excited. around the bay area this is going to be the nicest day of the week as high pressure is overhead and like will go strengthening a bit today so these temperatures are going to be running well above the average maybe as much as 10 degrees above the average in
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some parts of the bay area. sunny skies all the which to the coastline. but then everything begins to change tomorrow and rain becoming likely on thursday night and in for halloween. so high pressure holding on right now. most of this energy running to the north. it's this guy right here. this next storm going to be moving in on friday. patchy fog at the coast and then here come all the clouds as we head into thursday and friday morning. look at that, that cold front stretching all the way across the bay area. scattered showers on and off throughout the a the day on friday into saturday. i do have some good news. don't forget saturday night, you get an extra hour of sleep
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daylight saving time and yeah, we are going to fall back one hour. >> i like fall back. >> i hate spring. that kills me. >> but then it's dark at 4:30. >> then we can sleep better. >> it's a win-win. a flow of lava is closing in on homes on the big island of hawaii. wendy gillette has more on how the village in the lava's path has more problems. >> reporter: smoking lava moving on to residential land from kileaua volcano since the flow began in june. residents have been watching the path pour weeks. now it's moving close to a main road and threatens 50 structures in pahoa village. >> once it crosses the road it will be mayhem way, way worse. >> reporter: scientists said tuesday the flow was advancing
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by 17 yards an hour. the lava burned down an empty shed and was slowly moving toward nearby homes. hundreds have been advised to evacuate. >> mixed emotions will come out in the community as this continues to unfold because it is a life changing event for many of the residents. >> reporter: the lava usually flows toward the ocean but it changed direction and there's no way to divert it. >> it's such an incredible event, so emotional, like a death. >> reporter: some residents say they intend to watch the lava destroy their homes as closure. wendy gillette for cbs news. well, happening today, we have been talking about the world series, but a little basketball. how about the golden state warriors, they open their season tonight in sacramento against the kings. it is the first warriors game for the new head coach steve kerr from last spring. forward dave lee has a strained hamstring in friday's preseason game. the home opener is over the weekend saturday night against the l.a.
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lakers. they will be in town. time now 6:52. hackers have apparently accessed the white house computer system. who may be responsible for the breach. >> excitement is building before game 7 of the world series. i'm here at san francisco civic center plaza where they are all set up for another viewing party. we'll tell you about it next. ,, when mom and dad said family vacation, i was expecting another trip to a water park. i never thought it would be like this. where strangers become best friends. and life is more colorful. this place was like nothing i've ever seen.
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later today, president obama will meet with health care workers who have returned fm west a 580. later today the president will meet with healthcare workers who have returned from west africa. the white house is at odds with states with mandatory quarantines are ebola concerns. kaci hickox is confined in made. she was quarantined in new jersey originally. hackers may have accessed
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the white house computer network. technicians noticed suspicious activity recently and asked some staffers to change their passwords. the "washington post" reports, russia may be behind the breach. the white house has no comment. nasa is trying to figure out how a commercial supply rocket exploded in midair. the unmanned rocket crashed and burned moments after take-off in virginia. it was carrying a cargo ship packed with supplies for the 6 crew members aboard the international space station. nobody was injured. police are looking for the shooter responsible for killing a man in west berkeley. it happened around 8:00 last night near the sea breeze market on university avenue. witnesses heard several gunshots and then saw people running off. sea breeze market was closed at the time of the shooting. and health officials now trying to figure out why 100 people got sick at a redwood city hotel. naacp held a convention at the sofitel hotel on saturday night there. 100 guests got sick after salmon and salad for dinner.
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several people were hospitalized. i'm anne makovec live in san francisco, where civic center plaza is all set up for another viewing party tonight world series game 7. you can see the jumbotron set up. the backdrop of city hall lit up in giants orange. hundreds of people came out for game 6 last evening from all over northern california. hopes were high until it was clear that the giants wouldn't be taking the series that easily. the crowd started to thin out in the middle of a frustrating game. >> it's only the 5th inning. >> i know. but 0-9, that's pretty bad. but we're giants fans. >> we'll take it tomorrow. >> reporter: and, of course, there is a contingency of faithful giants fans who made the trip to see the game in person. it was a rough night for them but they are representing nonetheless. back out here live in front of san francisco city hall, you can see the porta-potties lined up the site of a big party
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which we are expecting to have once the giants win. anne makovec, kpix 5. south bay in san jose we have two separate accidents causing backups on the guatemala and on 101. so the 101 accident is northbound approaching tully. traffic is jammed from hellyer and on the guadalupe parkway, northbound 87 before the 280 interchange. you can see traffic is jammed beyond capitol expressway now. also, the commute is under way already for silicon valley drivers on 237. starting to see those brake lights. >> all right. we are waking up to what looks like the nicest day of the week. we're looking at san francisco, a lot of orange out there, lots of sunshine into the afternoon. these temperatures well above average as high as 79 in napa. 77 in san jose. and about 74 degrees in san francisco. tomorrow, things begin to change. still a nice day but the clouds begin to move in. but rain maybe some thunderstorms on halloween. more showers on saturday. there you go. >> good one. >> mr. good news. [ laughter ] >> all right. thanks for watching, everyone. remember your next local update
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is 7:26. need we say more? go giants. good morning to our viewers in the west. it is wednesday, october 29th, 2014. welcome to "cbs this morning." a rocket explodes seconds after takeoff, posing a major setback for nasa. a river of molten lava bears down on dozens of homes. we're in hawaii. and police fear drones could be used as tools of terror. it's a story you'll see only on "cbs this morning." but we begin this morning with today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. >> man! >> a major setback for nasa. >> an unmanned supply rocket headed to the international space station exploded just

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