tv KPIX 5 News Early Edition CBS January 16, 2015 5:00am-6:01am PST
captions by: caption colorado firstname.lastname@example.org your realtime captioner is linda marie macdonald. good morning, i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. it's 5:00. we have breaking news right now from france. according to a french international news agency, an armed man is believed to be holding two hostages at a post office in a suburb northwest of paris and police have shut down the area. and right now it's not clear if there's a link to last week's attacks in paris. we'll bring you more information as soon as we get it. some more developing news, too, from europe in the fight against terrorism. there have been arrests this morning in both germany and france and in belgium, officials say a raid in which two suspected terrorists were killed preempted an imminent plot there. britain's prime minister meets today with president obama. david cameron says europe and the u.s. face a major threat from islam. >> we have to remain extremely vigilant. we have to take all the steps
we can to beat this evil. >> this morning, the u.s. secretary of state john kerry met with the president of france, then placed wreaths at the site of last week's deadly attacks in paris. happening today, a protest is planned that could cause major disruptions for bart. kpix 5's anne makovec is at the montgomery street bart station in san francisco where the protest begins in about two hours. anne. >> reporter: yes. 7 a.m. and this protest is set to take place on the platform here at the montgomery station in san francisco. all we know is that protestors have been told to bring metal spoons. it is part of a weekend of activities to mark martin luther king, jr. day. it is also in support of these people. this is video of a protest on black friday. 14 people chained themselves to a bart train in oakland. they were arrested and they could have to pay up to $70,000 in restitution because of lost fares for tying up the trains.
the organizers of today's protest want those charges dropped. and they are also planning another protest at a bart station in oakland on monday at 11 a.m. the protest scheduled to start at 7 a.m. does have the potential to screw up the entire bart system depending on exactly what happens here at the montgomery station. live in san francisco anne makevoc, kpix 5. >> it could be a big domino effect. let's check in with gianna with her eyes on that and all the roads. absolutely. we have more people might be taking it the roadways as a result. right now bart is on time. 35 trains working right now for the bart system. everything else for mass transit is on time. we are keeping a close eye on that. your freeways are pretty much typical right now. so far normal patterns for a friday morning. really the only trouble spot is northbound 101 in mountain view at ellis. chp dealing with an overturn vehicle blocking the right lane. you have emergency crews and tow crews on scene trying to push everything over to the right shoulder so some slight delays passing the scene.
but again no major snags through there. bay bridge looking good so far. no delays as you work your way into san francisco. also the golden gate bridge off to a good start. some fog on the benicia bridge and carquinez bridge. here's roberta. visibility right now in the concord area is a quarter mile due to areas of patchy, dense fog. good morning, everyone! let's take a bird's-eye view look, a very early bird's-eye view look at the transamerica building where we have mostly cloudy skies. we can see the top of the building so no fog being reported in san francisco at this hour at 49 degrees. we are in the 40s in santa rosa, in the 40s in oakland and currently livermore at 44 degrees. all right. here's what you need to know heading out the door on this friday. we do have mostly cloudy skies. and we do have another "spare the air" day. meanwhile, moderate air quality throughout the remaining portion of the bay area. so we are going to have haze with the cloud cover today. and there is a slight chance of you needing an umbrella anywhere north of the golden
gate bridge. highs today averaging well above normal for this time of the year. 63 degrees in concord, clayton, walnut creek, pinole and hercules. we'll keep that unsettled weather with daily chances of rain in the forecast. i'm not very hospital optimistic about this at all but if we see anything primarily in the north bay, it will be partly cloudy for monday. 5:04. a san jose nightclub is stripped of its alcohol license and entertainment permits. the 60-day suspension coming after a shooting at the fiesta during a show by singer chris brown last weekend. kpix 5's kiet do joins us live in san jose to explain why the city and the state have cracked down on the fiesta club. kiet, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. both the state alcohol beverage control and san jose police have concluded there was not enough security here last weekend and so both the entertainment license and the liquor license have been suspended for 60 days.
we're also learning 80 police officers responded to the chaos. [ rap ] [ cursing ] [ censored ] >> reporter: five people were shot over the weekend before a grammy award winning r&b star, chris brown, could finish his first song. people hit the floor, scrambling after the shots were fired. witnesses say most of the 700 people who were there weren't even checked for tickets or weapons and security was lax. the suspension of the liquor and entertainment licenses is a stiff penalty just short of revoking the licenses altogether. and fiesta's owners were warned that several people were shot at a chris brown concert last summer. >> the owner did know that there could potentially be violence. our vice unit reached out to him and explained that to him. he decided to go along with the event and assured yours he would have adequate security. it wasn't enough. >> reporter: over the years the club has been cited for multiple code violations and last year alone, there were
three assaults. their liquor license is on probation for two years. if there are any more violations in that time they could lose the license completely. live in east san jose, kiet do, kpix 5. two people escaped from a car moments before it was slammed by a caltrain at the burlingame station. the tracks were closed for about two hours after the collision about 6:00. the car was driven by a nanny who accidentally turned on to caltrain tracks. she had a fourth grade boy with her. >> came on the tracks, target of turning by [ indiscernible ] i was like wait a minute, i need to get out, i need to get out of here right now or else i'm going to die. >> well, the train pushed the car nearly a quarter mile down the tracks. there were no injuries. emergency room wait times are up in contra costa county. a new report shows ambulances diverted from cash-strapped doctors medical center are
packing other emergency rooms now. dmc stopped accepts ambulance traffic last august. richmond kaiser regional medical center in martinez and alta bates in oakland are handling the diverted patients. ambulance times have gone up from around 11 minutes now to 18. an alleged scheme to keep silicon valley salaries low will cost 4 major companies millions to settle a class action suit. the suit against apple, adobe, google and intel claimed the companies made secret and illegal deals to not hire away each other's workers. the plaintiffs said that kept them from getting raises and now the companies say they will pay $450 million to 64,000 workers and their lawyers. >> 5,000 or even 20,000 is not going to make that big of a difference to a tech worker. um, you know, they see quarterly bonuses that scale. um, so in a way, for the tech worker community, it really is largely symbolic. >> the settlement still need the approval of a federal judge in san jose.
and the city of san jose considers it a minor setback now in the antitrust lawsuit against major league baseball. mlb has refused to approve the as' plan to move to san jose because the giants consider santa clara county part of their territory. so the city is now challenging baseball's nearly century-long exemption to antitrust laws. yesterday an appeals court ruled that exemption can only be overturned by congress or the u.s. supreme court. new mayor sam liccardo says the city will continue to pursue the lawsuit. time now 5:08. the state's drought is far from over. but the bay area is saving water. the major milestone reached by one city during the historic dry spell. >> and some very tense moments of labor for a woman and her husband. the big surprise they got on a bay area freeway. >> and your friday commute could be busier than usual. i'll tell you why coming up. >> three days of chances of rain i'll tell you which day is our best bet as the news continues right here on kpix 5.
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area. it is another "spare the air" day. 5:11. new this morning, a wrecking ball will bring candlestick down not an implosion. the 54-year-old stadium is being demolished to make way for a new shopping center, hotel and housing. environmentalists were concerned about pollution. it will take two months to finish. the implosion would have taken 20 seconds. >> quite the difference. two babies have been born along highway 24 in the east bay this week. ai boy was born at 5:30 last night on 680. a man called 911 from the side of the freeway who say his wife just had a baby and instead of waiting for help, the father called 911 again. >> dad actually decided that the last minute, you know what, maybe i just want to drive my wife straight to the hospital. >> when they arrived at the
hospital, nurses were ready for them. both babies and their mothers and are doing well. elon musk says texas is a leading candidate for his latest project a five mile test track for an ultra high speed transportation system that musk has dubbed the hyperloop to transport people in aluminum pods in steel tubes at speeds up to 800 miles an hour. the houston "chronicle" says the track would help companies and students test their pod design. i don't think i would want to be first in line but i certainly would watch. >> i'd love them to work it out. >> watch that baby go. >> i'm sure commuters would like something like that. >> absolutely. we are working on the kinks on the roads right now and there's not a lot of them so that's the good news. the altamont pass, so far pretty typical pattern for friday morning as you work your way westbound 580. some brake lights through the altamont pass gets a little better though through valley there. and no delays as you work your
way towards the dublin interchange. so far, so good extra volume normal this morning. checking your drive along the peninsula, good news now, chp just cleared this accident northbound 101 right at ellis. it's now out of lanes. there was an overturn vehicle blocking a right lane. northbound 101 along the peninsula no delays. all the way up towards sfo. 280 both directions not seeing any problems. the bay bridge very light commute so far. carquinez bridge to the maze only a 19-minute ride. carquinez bridge bridge just a heads up it is foggy through there and we are getting that through chp. use caution in the span through there. golden gate bridge looks good into san francisco. no delays out of marin county. traffic is clear as you work your way through the san mateo bridge. the benicia bridge reports of fog there, as well. so heads up as you work your way through there and highway 4
looking good. a few brake lights westbound through antioch. brake on the eastbound side of pittsburg no snags there. and a look at your drive time through the south bay 101, 280, guadalupe parkway, all clear this morning. now, of course, we are keeping an eye on bart. so far everything is right on time. there is a planned protest at the montgomery street bart station at 7 a.m. with the forecast, here's roberta. good morning. we have reports of fog in concord, visibility less than a quarter mile currently. as we look towards the transamerica building, mostly cloudy skies, no fog. due to that blanket of cloud cover, the temperatures are uniform across the bay area. 60 miles to the south of san francisco, san jose. 45 degrees. san francisco, 49. and to the north, santa rosa is in the mid-40s. calm winds. because of that calm wind, we don't have anything to blow out pollution so it's trapped close to the surface. that is why we have our 18th
winter "spare the air" day of the winter season. mostly cloudy on this friday out the door, very mild temperatures. chance of some light rain to the north of the golden gate bridge. in fact, we have a chance of rain today all the way through sunday. i'll walk you through that. this is a pretty impressive area of low pressure. it's bringing copious amounts of rain up against the northwestern part of california. snow in the cascades. we are on the tail end of the system sideswiping the bay area and then it falls apart at the seams. so your futurecast illustrates maybe a few sprinkles around the santa rosa area by lunchtime and then here is the cloud cover as the system wants to sag to the south but again falls apart very rapidly. we remain in the cloud cover through saturday. watch the clouds spin through. and then again best chances of rain again is on sunday early morning far north bay. rain from mendocino to the north. we have cloud cover in the greater lake tahoe area.
right now, in truckee we have an air temperature of 45 going up to 52. the winds are up to 20 miles per hour as you head to northstar. spring-like skiing there with 13 lifts operable. meanwhile, alpine meadows is packed powder with sun and clouds mixed and then for sugar bowl a 60" base under partly cloudy conditions. enjoy your weekend in the high sierra. locally temperatures averaging above normal. typically we should be at 57 in san francisco. instead we're forecasting 61 degrees. the winds are nonexistent today all the way through the weekend. and speaking of your weekend, we're going into the holiday on monday and these numbers look at that, nearly 70 on saturday. wow. partly cloudy for the holiday. we want to remind all of you if you want your holiday forecast, get the cbs bay area weather app check conditions in your area, get realtime radar and all you have to do is search "kpix" in the app store and download the cbs bay area weather app for iphone and android.
>> thank you. the bay area saved water by 14% last year. that's according to new data released this week. with the drought in its third year, californians were told to cut water use by 20%. san francisco had a 10% reduction goal. the city did not quite achieve that level but other utilities in the region made up the difference. >> still to come at 5:18, the mayor of san francisco ed lee outlined his goals in the state of the city address yesterday. what he wants to accomplish by the year 2020. >> and i'm dennis o'donnell. coming up, you know, bill belichick never won a super bowl with his press conferences. you are about to hear why the 49ers players know a different side of their new head coach. coming up. >> making money is a plus but you also want to love what you do. jill schlesinger with more on finding a career with the best of both worlds. reporter: high school students completing college applications may have their minds set on selecting a major
that will pay off in the future. while there's a lot to be said for a decent salary, a new survey bay pay scale measures the success of college graduates beyond dollars and cents. it examined how satisfied graduates from various disciplines were in their careers. 74% of those who majored in child and family studies find their jobs meaningful. these include social workers and nurse practitioners who have a starting salary of $44,000. 75% of early childhood, elementary education and human services majors also find value in their careers. these include elementary school teachers, career counselors and healthcare assistants. there are more than 304,000 teachers in california. their average starting salary is $41,000. these professions also come with good benefits and ample vacations. the idea of a career where you find value in what you do may
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francisco. good morning, everyone. once upon a time jim tomsula lived out of his cadillac with his dog and cat. he once had four jobs at the same time. he got the 49ers job the old- fashioned way. he earned it. but he won't forget his roots. >> you at one point said you were jim -- >> jim nobody from nowhere. >> you're somewhere now. >> yeah. >> feel good? >> i still got to go home and take out the garbage. >> before he talked to me, tomsula spent an hour speaking with the media alongside jed york and the general manager. he wasn't evoking memories of his predecessor at the podium but some of his players think he is a little more like general patton on the sidelines. >> i would always find myself during the game sneaking over to the defensive line to hear what he had to say. so definitely as a head coach it will be a lot of fun. >> watch him! watch him! blind side! [ screaming ] >> you know, he is one of those
coaches that keeps the spirit high. i think, you know, it's a great opportunity for him. shark hosting the main leaves scoreless in the first kennedy scores. it was 1-0 san jose. now we are going to not edit this video. we are just going to speed it up because the sharks got to the face-off circle, 15 second tip off the clock and they marleau scores to make it 2-0 sharks and they win 3-1. jack del rio will be officially introduced as the new head coach in the oakland raiders and we'll have all this stuff out of the way so you can have a beautiful weekend. we'll have reaction tonight at 6:00. have a great weekend, everybody. we like this, too. play of the day time to start whistling sweet georgia brown because the legendary harlem globetrotters back in the bay area and who was with them the lovely talented roberta gonzalez showing off her
basketball skills. she is getting some good instruction here. >> oh!! >> nailed it i. >>. the globe droppers will be performing this evening and tomorrow s.a.p. center in san jose and tomorrow evening at the arena in oakland. nice job, roberta. >> whoosh! 5:25 right now. bay area tech giants accused of making a deal to keep salaries low. the huge windfall for tens of thousands of workers. >> and it will now be easier for americans to travel to cuba. details this morning on the major shift in policy. >> reporter: and bart may not be the best way to get to work today depending on what protestors decide to do. a lot of uncertainty right now. we'll tell you
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at least a dozen people arrested in overnight raids in europe. the major issue world leaders are trying to tackle. >> and bart warning riders today about a potential service disruption. what they say could be the cause for major delays during the morning commute. >> and i'll be keeping a close eye on the freeways. we are seeing some extra cars at the bay bridge. i'll tell you why. >> rain is possible over the next three days. i'll share with you which day has the best chance. >> good morning, everyone. it's friday, january 16. i'm michelle griego. >> happy friday, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. nearly 5:30 now. and we begin with some new developments in the fight against terrorism. in europe. there are arrests this morning in germany and france and a raid in belgium in which two suspected terrorists were killed, it preempted a plot. britain's prime minister meets today with president obama in the white house.
he says europe and the u.s. face a major threat from islamic extremists. >> we have to remain vigilant and we have to take all the steps we can to beat this evil. >> this morning the u.s. secretary of state john kerry met with the president of france. then placed wreaths at the sites of last week's deadly attacks in paris. bart has a warning for its riders, there could be delays caused by protestors this morning. kpix 5's anne makovec is at the montgomery street bart station in san francisco where the protest is expected to begin at 7:00. anne. >> reporter: yeah. this is a very popular bart station. so a protest here could actually stop trains does have the potential to create a domino effect of service problems throughout the system. this protest is scheduled for the platform below ground at 7 a.m. all we know is that protestors have been told to bring metal spoons. they say this is part of a weekend of action to mark martin luther king, jr. day but it is also in support of these
people. this is video from a protest on black friday when 14 people chained themselves to a bart train in oakland. they were arrested and could have to pay up to $70,000 in restitution costs for lost fares for tying up the trains. the organizers of today's protest want those charges dropped. it's the commuters who will be caught in the middle. >> i think it's not a right. everybody got the right to protest. but not to affect the bart riders or the commuters because we depend on bart. >> reporter: we are going to hear from a bart spokesman here within the next hour about the plans to deal with it. but the difficulty is we don't know exactly what these protestors are going to do. i also want to mention they are planning another protest on monday at an oakland bart station at 11 a.m. live in san francisco, anne makevoc, kpix 5. >> a busy morning for gianna but so far, so good, right? > for the most part. there's not a lot of accidents. we are seeing typical traffic
on the altamont pass. the bay bridge is getting busy early. again i just checked in with bart. all trains are on time. so no delays for mass transit. but again as ann said that could change. a backup at the bay bridge mostly in the cash lanes so delays at least to the overpass at this point. looks like the fastrak lanes are still moving a little bit better so you might want to give yourself some extra time. once get past the pay gates at the bay bridge it looks better into san francisco. 880 holding steady. no delays right now as you work your way through oakland. so far, so good southbound 880 out of oakland towards hayward no delays there and typical slow-and-go conditions through the altamont pass westbound 580, brake lights as you work your way out of tracy. looks like it lightens up a bit though as you as you make your way through the livermore
valley and slight delays towards the dublin interchange. we'll have a look at the south bay coming up in a few minutes. right now here's roberta. look very carefully. gather near the tv set. look very carefully. look at the bay waters right now. absolutely calm. no winds to speak of, mostly cloudy skies. currently temperatures into the 40s very uniform due to the cloud cover acting like a blanket across the bay area. all right. here's what you need to know a head out on this friday, january 16th. it is the 18th "spare the air" day of the winter season. we'll have pollution trapped close to the surface. that's what causes that haze in the atmosphere. so the haze the mostly cloudy conditions, so far no reports of any airport delays at sfo, mineta international airport or oakland international airport. we have a chance of rain today very light rain very slim chance and only north of the golden gate bridge. and then we keep that chance of rain in the forecast all the way through sunday. here's a look at your bay area temperatures typically this
time of the year we should be at 57 degrees in san francisco. instead, 61. 64 in san jose when typically we should be in the upper 50s. low and mid-60s will be common across the tri-valley the winds are calm all day long. here's a look at the extended forecast. we call for that daily chance of rain all the way through sunday. the holiday on monday, 59 to 67 degrees. wow. that's a look at your friday forecast. frank? >> okay, roberta. thank you. california water officials made it official. the drought is far from over. state and federal experts all met up in sacramento. they say the steps taken the last three years to save water just not enough. head of the department of water resources says californians should brace themselves for a fourth year of drought. three players from the solano community college women's basketball team have been arrested. the players are accused of beating a student with baseball bats and crowbars. the school has also expelled those players along with three others. the woman who was attacked monday night is still
recovering from facial injuries. >> right now, every time i look at that picture it makes me want to cry. that's my only little girl. and, um, she means the world to me. >> the woman said she previously considered the attackers as friends and doesn't know what provoked them. 5:35. entertainment and alcohol permits have all been pulled from a san jose nightclub. the suspension comes after a shooting during a show by singer chris brown this past weekend. kpix 5's kiet do is live outside the fiesta to explain why the city and the state cracked down on the club. >> reporter: well, fiesta nightclub did not have enough security and so now they are paying the price. the entertainment and the liquor license have been suspended for 60 days and it took up to 80 police officers to quell the violence. [ rap ] [ censored ] >> reporter: five people were shot over the weekend before grammy award winning r&b star chris brown could finish his
first song. people hit the floor and went scrambling after the shots were fired. witnesses say most of the 700 people who were there weren't even checked for tickets let alone firearms and security was lax. the suspension of the liquor and entertainment licenses are a stiff penalty and just short of revoking the license. san jose police put out the license that chris brown concerts have a history of violence. several people were shot last summer at an event so the concert promoter for san jose was scrambling at the last minute. >> the event was supposed to be held in various areas in san jose and they didn't have the event because our vice unit reached out to them explained the circumstances and the potential for violence. they decided not to go through with it. >> reporter: over the years the club has been cited for multiple code violations. last year alone fiesta had
three assaults. fiesta's liquor license is suspended and on probation for two years. if there are any violations within that time they could lose the license completely. live in east san jose, kiet do, kpix 5. the mayor of san francisco says one of his biggest goals is to build or rehabilitate 30,000 housing units by 2020. >> friends, that is double the housing we built in 2013. it's triple what we did in 2012. and we'll do even better in the coming year. >> that was part of ed lee's annual state of the city address yesterday. he also announced plans to improve public transit and provide more funding for preschool and public education. some of the biggest tech companies in the silicon valley agreed to settle a big class action lawsuit involving tens of thousands of employees. the suit against apple, adobe, google and intel claimed the companies made secret deals to not hire each other's workers. that kept them from getting
raises according to the plaintiffs. they will have to pay over $400 million to workers and lawyers. wall street could be down again today. jill wagner of cbsmoneywatch.com joins us. >> reporter: good morning. we'll see if the markets can turn around after five days of losses. disappointing banker, have been dragging down the market. yesterday the dow fell 106 points. the nasdaq dropped 68. the falling price of gas and oil has been great for drivers. not so great though for energy companies. houston-based oil company is cutting 9,000 jobs. the u.s. has been pumping out more oil than it has in decades but global demand is down so the price of crude oil has fallen 50% since june. and it is back to the drawing board for google glass. google will stop selling its internet-connected eyewear as it develops a new better looking and less expensive
version. there was a lot of excitement when google glass was first introduced but after concerns about privacy and safety, "glass" never a major hit. frank and michelle? >> i know. you're right, jill. well, i hear there's some good news when it comes to females in the workplace. what can you tell us? >> reporter: yeah. in the workplace, and even more so in the corner office. the number of females ceos who replace their male counterparts was up 70% in 2014. that's according to a new report by a consulting group. women, though, still make up a tiny minority of chief executives, about 5% of fortune 500 companies have women ceos. but still it is "progress" > more female bosses, we like that. >> yes, we do. i work with all ladies. >> jill wagner of cbsmoneywatch.com, have a great weekend. it is 5:39. hot lava spewing from a large
volcano in iceland. a look at what experts say is forming and how long they expect it to erupt. >> plus, a car plows through a macy's and drags a teenager across the floor. what she is saying saved her life. >> and a live look at the golden gate bridge. a little foggy out there. we have a complete look at your traffic and weather coming up right after the break.
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the [ non-english language ] lava field has been erupting since august. it's causing several new land formations. according to nasa, the field is now larger than the island of manhattan. some experts predict that lava could continue to flow for years. happening today new rules go into effect to loosen the u.s. trade embargo against cuba including permission for americans now to use credit cards in cuba and use companies to export certain types of technologies off the island. also, americans who are authorized now to visit cuba will no longer need to apply for special licenses. a surprise announcement from the pope. he plans to make father junipero serra a saint. father serra was an 18th century spanish missionary who brought christianity to early california. he founded the first nine of our 21 missions. he is also known as the father of california wine because he founded the first winery. and pope francis will visit of the u.s. in september and there's talk that he could come to california. >> wow. >> we'll see.
>> that's a big one. people flying off treadmills, you know, we have seen those videos over and over again. >> yeah. >> this is a good one. >> this is really good. the latest incident happened on national tv. watch this. >> that's the man that says come on down! the price is right announcer george gray went down several times apparently on the show. seen right here on channel 5. he didn't miss a beat. kept announcing the prices and as you can see he is okay. he is all right on the price is right. [ laughter ] >> kind of fun. -- [overlapping speakers >> that's a professional. >> did they really think that was going to go well? >> no. >> poor guy. >> well, you know, he recovers nicely. all right, checking the roads right now, hopefully you will recover from this morning commute because it's busy so
far at the bay bridge. "friday light" was what we were hoping for not the case. you were we'll be right back. up beyond the overpass. they -- you were backed up beyond the overpass. they turned on the metering lights early. you will see extra cars on the road this morning as folks avoid bart. there is a planned protest for bart at 7:00 at the montgomery street station. very busy bart station. right now, 45 trains are on time for bart. but again that could change as of 7:00. so just a heads up. avoid it if you can. the freeways are a bit busy as well commuting into san francisco. the hot spot south 680 at vargas. two-car crash looks like it's blocking lanes. chp just arriving on scene. seeing some slight delays there. could also be reported on the northern. that's where we're seeing a few brake lights. so as soon as we get more information from chp we'll get you updated on that. you might see delays in both directions. westbound 580 slow through the altamont pass. we are seeing brake lights out of tracy extending into livermore. a little sluggish, it breaks up just a bit as you work your way towards 680. then you will see a few brake lights as you make that connector there at the dublin
interchange. 19 minutes now altamont pass to 680. and checking your drive times north 101 through the south bay, san jose, seeing some brake lights, as well. 280 though looking good. you can use that as an alternate. no problems on the guadalupe parkway. the oakland commute is good. no delays on the northbound side of 880. southbound looking good, as well. you might see a few brake lights into hayward. but once you get to the san mateo bridge, if that's your plan, so far we are not seeing any trouble spots. extra volume on that westbound side headed out of oakland or hayward, rather, towards foster city but only a 13-minute ride now, no delays as you work your way eastbound. and the golden gate bridge off to a good start there. all right, hopefully your weather is off to a good start. here's roberta. it's off to a patchy, dense fog start in the concord area, gianna. three-quarters of a mile visibility in inland location at this time but as we take a view towards the bay bridge, high pressure over the state of california is going to weaken today. that will produce a slight chance of rain as a result.
45 degrees currently in livermore, 50 in san francisco, 478 in santa rosa. we do have a quiet weather pattern stagnant air mass, as well. and that's why we have another "spare the air" day today with the cloud cover some very hazy conditions. sfo off to a good start. no reports of local airport delays there, mineta or oakland international airport. light rain is possible north of the golden gate bridge. this is why. this is a front and as it comes across the northwestern section of the state of california it has copious amounts of rainfall. in fact, it will produce about up to 5" of rain in the pacific northwest. snow had the cascades. but we are just on the tail end of this system here. so it's only sideswiping the bay area. watch the futurecast. this is the chance of rain the green on your screen. you saw a few specks go across the santa rosa area. saturday mostly cloudy skies. there we have the opportunity for some light rain showers by sunday morning. so we are just going to say
mostly cloudy today all the way through sunday with a chance of an isolated light rain shower around the santa rosa area. sfo hazy conditions, 60 degrees. we have no reports of airport delays. denver, chicago, houston or new york, windy today at 39 degrees. we have our sun-up at 7:24 under mostly cloudy skies. sunset at 5:16. i'm liking it. a minute later today. i'll take that. all right. here's your forecast high temperatures. it looks like we'll stack up in the 60s across the board from 60 in pacifica to the low 60s in napa, vallejo, martinez, benicia, american canyon. 64 degrees in san jose. and across the santa clara valley, again, the winds are nonexistent. this is a look at your extended forecast. we'll keep that daily shot of rain in the offing. monday for the holiday, partly cloudy conditions. look at these temperatures. average high in san francisco 57. but we're forecasting highs near 70 on saturday. and for your holiday, 57 to 65 degrees. i got you covered if you want
to know all your holiday forecast. all you have to do is get the cbs bay area weather app. you can check conditions in your own neighborhood, get realtime radar, i'm so excited about this. all you have to do is search "kpix" in the app store and download the cbs bay area weather app for iphone and android. and i have to tell you, gang, i have a blog on there and i keep soliciting questions from people and they are playing along with me. i had a good one yesterday, someone asked me the difference between a typhoon and hurricane. i said why don't you want to talk about a willie willie? >> that's another show. >> there's willie willie, typhoons, cyclones, hurricanes, they are all the same thing depending -- [overlapping speakers >> just get the app. >> if you want to know, go to the app. >> willy willie, huh? >> no clue. it is 5:49 now. one of california's toddlers' first birthday parties is sure to be a musical showcas with the birthday boy at center stage. ♪[ music ]♪ >> so cute. >> that is cute.
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i thought you said "that was me, mom." [ laughter ] good morning it is friday, january 16. today a chance of rain north of the golden gate bridge . daily chances through the weekend. but for monday, get out and enjoy under partly cloudy skies in the 50s to mid-60s. and checking traffic, metering lights are on at the bay bridge. turned on early this morning for a friday. folks may be avoiding bart today due to a planned protest at the montgomery street station. that's scheduled for 7 a.m. right now for bart, 44 trains on time. one of the people injured when a car crashed into macy's in newark wednesday was at the store applying for a job. elissa gambino is still in the hospital. she has broken bones in her feet. but she says the worst part was that a friend was right next to her when the car came through and then she was gone. >> i go to open the door, the
car comes through and just smashes me and drags me through the store. sounded like a bomb. but all i cared about was looking for my friend. >> the friend also has a major leg injury. doctors say gambino might have lost a foot except for the ugg boots she was wearing. the boots' thick lining protected her feet as she was being dragged. bay area volunteers honored in san francisco last night. 55 men and women received jefferson awards at the sf jazz center last night. kpix 5's kate kelly and sharon chin hosted the event. our station has been a proud sponsor for 10 years. a daughter accepting the award for her mother had this to say. >> it doesn't take an incredible person to do something incredible. you can just be ordinary. you can just be yourself to make a big difference in this world. >> whoo! >> 6 honorees will be eligible now for a national award. this is kpix 5 kate kelly's
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were detained in belgium overnight after gunmen opened fire on police yesterday. belgian authorities say the two suspects killed in the firefight recently came back from fighting in syria. >> shut it down! >> it could be a rough morning for some bay area commuters. protestors are planning to shut down a bart station to demand charges be dropped against 14 people arrested in a previous demonstration. >> all i wanted to do was wrap myself around my wife. >> the two hikers to scaled yosemite's el capitan are looking forward to spending time with their families. kevin jorgeson and tommy caldwell have been on a whirlwind media tour after climbing a 3,000-foot-tall granite wall. from across the bay to around the world, the stories that matter on "kpix 5 news this morning." good morning, everyone. i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. i'm frank mallicoat. 6:00 on your friday. and happening today, a protest
is planned that could cause some major disruptions for bart. kpix 5's anne makovec is at the montgomery street bart station in san francisco where protest is scheduled to start in an hour. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. yes, scheduled to start at 7 a.m. at the platform below ground here at the montgomery street bart station in san francisco which is really an important part of the system so that there are delays here if there are trains that are stopped here, it could have a ripple effect throughout bart which really could ruin the friday morning commute. these protestors say this is part of a weekend of action to mark martin luther king, jr., day, and also, that, um, that, um, this is support of these people. this is video from a protest on black friday. 14 people chained themselves to a bart train in oakland. they were arrested and they could have to pay up to $70,000 in restitution in lost fares for tying up the trains. organizers of