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i'm terry mcsweeney live in pleasant hill where a former narcotics officer charged of selling drugs and now accused of operating a brothel. good morning to you. wait until you see the cloud cover and warmer today and tomorrow. hammer falls on on weekend cool weather and rain is on the way. >> accident free so far. delay free at the bay bridge toll plaza but major road work going on in the antioch area. i'll have details coming up. >> amy hollyfield live at the golden gate bridge, it's bike to
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workday. on this bike to work thursday morning. i'm eric thomas. >> and i'm kristen sze. top story, new lelgsz that the former head of the contra costa drug task force. in addition to charges of selling drugs, he now has been accused of running a brothel out of a business park. terry mcsweeney is there live. >> reporter: it appears private investigator chris butler is rolling over on his former friend. together they ran a brothel in this business park. name of operation, miami divine skin. enough said. 34-page report coming out of chris butler. what he is saying that he and former contra costa county narcotics officer norman wielsch ran the brothel. they were once on the police force together. they have been charged with selling drugs taken from the police evidence lockers.
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attorney says the story is not believable. >> he says he ran the place and collected the money but it wasn't me and i gave all that money to other people. i didn't keep just a small part of that. if you want to believe that, i got bridges in oceans i would like to sell you pieces of. >> why would he be doing it? he wants to reduce his prison sentence if he convicted of selling drug evidence. he is the former commander of the drug task force. >> eric: the family of an east ban bay man gunned down by police will get their day in court after all. a federal judge reversed their decision to move forward because two officers involved in mitchell's death three years ago was part of cnet. in january the judge had
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dismissed the case saying the officers committed an act of justifiable homicide. since then the two officers have been accused of criminal wrongdoing and drug dealing in the growing scandal. >> kristen: in vacaville an officer is stealing of an x-box. he is believed to have sold it on the internet. >> one person is dead following a triple stabbing in san rafael. 20-year-old victim's body was found last night by a resident. it follows reports of young males stealing things. two cars were seen leaving the murder scene. pickup was abandoned two blocks away and they are questioning still the two other stabbing victims. >> they have filed a civil
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lawsuit challenging arnold schwarzenegger' decision of commuting a sentence. schwarzenegger says he did it as a favor for fabian nunez. esteban nunez was could convicted of stabbing a person to death. he cut his sentence to 16 to 17 years. san diego d.a. says it violated state law by violating the constitutional rights of the victim the family to be heard. >> arnold schwarzenegger shows more compassion for a killer than any of the four victims that night. >> eric: the parents are not part of the lawsuit. they filed a similar suit of their own. >> a new foreclosure report say the number of homes being repossessed by banks dropped but it's not necessarily good news. they say 25% fewer homes entered
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into the process in april compared to last year. because of processing delays but it appears to be getting worse. it's now taking lenders longer to take back homes in the foreclosure process because banks have had to revisit thousands of cases following last fall's documentation problems. experts say it could drop out the housing recovery process. >> two troubled transit agencies are getting high marks nor service. a report ranks the valley transportation authority and caltrain as the second best transit agencies in the country when it comes to commuting to and from work. they looked at 371 transit operators in hundred cities and how quickly people that live within walking distance can get to their jobs. san francisco oakland fremont corridor runs ranked 16.
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today is bike to workday. they are setting up support staff to encourage folks to exercise their pedal power. amy hollyfield is live at the golden gate bridge. nice morning for a bike ride. >> it's a little chilly right now but it's supposed to be nice its fun party. why not bike to work. they have this throughout the bay area. you get apple juice and you can get a bite or dessert. they are trying to lure everyone out of their cars with all kinds of tricks. it started back in 1994 and picked up momentum in three years. they have seen a 250% increase in the number of participants. last year they set a record. they saw the largest number of people cycling in one spot in the event's history. 1700 people in sproul plaza. they tried to make sure you have
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no excuses. have these pit stops throughout the bay area. there is 25 in san francisco. they are trying to encourage you to take today the first day and then try it for a month and then keep going. it's obviously good for you and good for the environment. they want to convince people because of the high gas prices right now. so they are hoping people will really take this seriously and think hard about it. regular commuters think it's great. they do this every day and they don't get bagels and tv cameras but they are hoping to see first time bike to work bikers show up today. amy hollyfield, "abc 7 news". >> kristen: it's cold nu but it's a little breezy. >> it can make it tough uphill.
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>> it's the wind blowing from the west, if you are heading to the west, you'll be in a head wind. san ramon valley you'll run into the wind blowing around 10 around concord. oakland west at 12. same thing in hayward. best areas to be on the bike, nova to santa rosa is calm and mountain view down to san jose. as far as temperatures, pretty mild this morning. we do have some who's like napa and santa rosa. mid to upper 40s and low to mid-50s for the rest of us. not nearly as cloudy as yesterday morning. see sunshine and that means warmer temperatures this afternoon from low to mid-70s in the east bay valleys. mid 50s to low 70s in the north bay valleys. mid to upper 50s throughout the bay shore into the south bay. upper 50s to low 60s around half moon bay, san francisco and richmond. monterey bay, santa cruz, 57. monterey cool spot is 50.
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as you head inland, low to mid-70s. seven-day forecast, one more day of warming temperatures and then the cold front comes through and brings us the chance of showers saturday night. thunderstorms sunday and more chances of rain monday, tuesday and wednesday with temperatures well below average away from the coast. good morning, frances. >> so we have eastbound 4 completely shut down in antioch from leverage out to sommersville. there are detours in place. it's only 20 minutes. westbound direction great as you make your way towards concord. here is a live shot of the san mateo bridge, no trouble across the span. 880 is looking all along the east bay as well as 101 on the peninsula. check out the south bay for you. that is northbound 280. i'm not sure if we see highway 17 across the screen.
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in the north bay, it's looking great for the drive on 101 through san rafael. traffic is southbound moving well out of novato. >> america's credit card is about to run out of money. why time is running out for congress. >> and answers some members of congress are demanding in facebook's latest privacy problems. >> and changing the way you make purchases. >> and smile, you are on calorie camera. latest twist in the fight xtxú
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concern. treasury department says we are $14.1 billion from the debt ceiling, that is a tenth of a percent of the nation's credit limit. that is living having ten dollars left in a credit card with a $10,000. the nation is expected to reach the limit in the next week. congress and white house are locked in the dispute in whether to raise the get ceiling. >> they will boost the nation's cyber security. federal agencies will be mandated to monitor more carefully the computer network. plan requires companies to better protect that run critical equipment at power plants and electric grid. >> members of congress is asking facebook chief to explain a security flaw that made user accounts and personal information to advertisers. security firms symantec alerted them to the problem which they
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say they fixed right away. a congressman and joe barton have questioned facebook's privacy practices in the past. they want to know to alert users. the company says they have no user information was shared with unauthorized third party. >> laptops running on google's continuing system will go on sale. google unveiled a laptops that will store all settings and documents on the internet. it will come two years after google begin working on the operating system based on the cloud web browser. they say they will be easy to use and have the fastest internet browser available. they will be made by samsung. >> visa is about to change the way you buy.
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you can just wave your smart phone. they unveiled the plans yesterday. the wave function will work with pay wave scanners and also includes online digital wallet to make purchases on the web. >> you never know what your kids eat when you are not watching. but in san antonio, they hope it will be a good way to fall out. they have installed kearlts in the cafeteria to record what students pile on their plate and what is left over when they finish lunch. images will then be examined to determine how many calories they consume. researchers hope parents will change eating habits at home once they see what the kids are doing at school. >> sometimes they will take an apple and then they get the french-fries. >> which is wonderful sometimes.
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>> today we have a lot going on bike to work and sharks are playing. >> it's pretty quiet. breezy and cooler than average but drizzle from yesterday is gone and so are the cloud. there are still clouds hanging around but they won't hang around quite as long as yesterday. here is a look at sfo where we may have minimal flight delays but those should quickly change as soon as the sun comes up. we'll keep an eye on it and flight tracker at talking temperatures, still the cool spot, fairfield, santa rosa and los gatos in the mid to upper 40s. around the monterey bay we have mid to upper 40s inland. sldz and guilt roy, 52 and 53 degrees. breezy and brighter and warmer today and tomorrow afternoon. in between we'll have clear, waurm calm and cooler conditions tonight.
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it will be cooler with the wet pattern developing saturday night and hanging all the way through wednesday. for today in the south bay, we should be in the low to mid-70s. instead we're in the mid to upper 50s. on the peninsula, we'll have low to mid-60s, mountain view 67. over at the coast breezy conditions, mid to upper 50s for you. to low 50s in downtown san francisco and sausalito. mid to upper 50s along the north bay beaches. look at the upper 60s north ward all the way to ukiah. low to mid-60s with oakland, union city and newark right around 55 degrees. warmer inland, 59 at dublin all the way up to 74 a antioch and brentwood. as you head towards the monterey bay, drop temperatures mid to upper 60s watsonville and santa cruz.
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12:45 first pitch, sunny and breezy. 56 to about 60 degrees. low to mid 40s tonight up in the north bay valleys. mid to upper 40s for the rest of us notice the lack of clouds compared to the last couple of mornings. let's jump ahead to saturday morning. you you see cloud cover and winds will pick up after a front rolls through. you see the sunshine break out late in the afternoon. as we head towards the evening hours, by 11:00, some rain is starting to move in. that will set the stage for that wet pattern that will drop some thunderstorms on us for sunday. a chance of more showers on monday and then a chance of rain for tuesday and wednesday. note temperatures well below average upper 50s to low to mid-50s around the bay and inland. >> here is frances. >> road work going on. here is 680 stretch as you make your way through san ramon
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valley. on-ramp to 680. southbound 680 is blocked until 6:00. then northbound 680 the diablo off-ramp is blocked until 6:00 this morning. traffic is still flowing well on 680 itself. it's flowing everywhere. see all the green out there? here is a live shot of walnut creek, still delay free as you make your way out of antioch heading toward 24. in the south bay, we'll have a shot for you. this is northbound 101, headlights moving out of morgan hill. you see how light it is 880 through san jose. get traffic whenever you want by going to >> kristen: next, the bay area congressman being targeted by republicans over health care. one of the highest profile gop leaders officially entered the
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race for president. >> and up, up and away for the giants tim lincecum. why he headed into the wild blue yonder. gegegegegegegegegegegegee
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republican newt gingrich is officially a candidate for president. he made his announcement in a twitter post. he says he sees a better america and better healthcare system. he went on fox news and accused president obama to use tactics to get his budget reform across. he faced an ethics investigation and admitted to an affair. they are going to do an ad campaign against jerry mcnerney. he was elected in a very tight race against republican challenger david harmer. it took voting officials nearly a month to call in all the mail in ballots. a political blog from the bay
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area news group says the republican party ad says expected to attack him for his support of the healthcare plan. they claim the spending on the plan would bankruptcy medicare. >> it's do or die for the sharks the teamed teamed up for the seventh game against red wings. the sharks have lost the last three games. they have blown third period leads in last of the two games. >> eric: when he is not striking people out you might see tim lincecum in the sky. up a, up and away. >> from this angle. >> that was him in the front seat with the pilot flying.
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lincecum took this flight last month. checking out the golden gate bridge. giants management probably happy to hear the pair did not barrel rolls or any other acrobatics in that plane. >> kristen: don't they things in their contracts, no crazy stunts >> eric: often they do have those things. >> kristen: it's about to get more expensive to get on a bus from the east bay. that coming up at 5:30. >> want a way to get free waffles on your way to work. we're sitting down, that is how you do it coming up next. >> also coming up, arrest of two men now that was planning terror attacks in new york city.
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>> warm conditions and high humidity through the eastern two-thirds. that is where you'll find a chance of severe weather as we head into the afternoon hours. right now all of our major airports are running on time. watch out in dallas, houston, kansas city and since national any and detroit. any delays our flight tracker will have them at
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i'm janelle wang. we could get answers why we're paying those high gas prices as the oil companies face tough quitting from democrats on the capitol hill. >> and live on the golden gate bridge, hospitality table is laid out for people that want to
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bike to work today. >> live look from mount tamalpais this morning. notice the cloud layer. marine layer isn't as thick as yesterday. warmer weather this afternoon. a little breezy at times and still looking at a big cooling trend and rain this weekend. i'll have an update. >> and traffic will be lighter for bike to work today. no delays at the bay bridge toll plaza. no accidents to slow you down on bay area freeways. >> 5:30 a.m. and gorgeous sun i rise going on in the east. >> i'm eric thomas. >> and i'm kristen sze. >> top story, in about 30 minutes, oil company executives will be in the hot seat to face tough questioning. lawmakers want to know how much money are they really making. janelle has more. >> reporter: hearing gets underway at 6:00 a.m. in front of the powerful senate finance committee. democrats are calling to an end of billions of dollars of tax breaks for oil companies.
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top executives from top companies are scheduled to testify. oil companies say they actually pay more in u.s. taxes than people realize. even though they already subject to pay about half of the federal income tax rate of 35%. exxon says it's paying property, state and gasoline and payroll taxes and that adds up. the company estimates they only make 9 cents on every dollar of sales, like pharmaceuticals and software mike twice as much. president obama and members of congress have called for an end to their tax breaks and they should help reduce the national deficit. >> right now people are paying as much for gas as they are paying for their health care and almost as much as they are paying to feed their family. >> but oil companies say it could cost jobs, discourage investment and make higher gas prices if they don't get the tax breaks. they say it would increase
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dependence on foreign competitors. the average price for gas is $4.25 in california. >> eric: bay area transit officials are hoping to leave the car at home to save gas and use pedal power to get you work. it's bike to workday. local officials are trying to leave by example. amy hollyfield is live at the golden gate bridge. >> reporter: good morning. today is the day. right y no not? here is the reason to do it. the table of snacks. you've got juice, power bars, bagels, free t-shirts. they are doing all they can to get you out of your car. if you show up in the car, i don't think you're going to get one. you need to have your bike and then you get a bagel. bike to workday is vehicle to encourage people to be healthier and be kinder to the environment and save money.
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when you think about those gas prices, roads feel safer than they ever have before. cars seem friendlier. organizers of the events do think all of this effort will lure first timers to ride their bike to work today. >> i think a lot of people are thinking about it. a lot of people are on the edge, gee, maybe i'll ride my bike to work. it's in people's consciousness, it's safer. hopefully it's motivating people to ride the bike for the first time to work. >> not a bad view from marin county. you can get a snack over here. it's all over the bay area, there is 25 here alone but my favorite one is in berkeley. if you are one of the first 100 bikers at bart station in
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berkeley, you get some waffles. so i would hurry up if you are living in berkeley. if you want a listing to amy hollyfield, "abc 7 news" is. >> kristen: suddenly everyone is peddling faster. >> a.c. transit board voted to go to 2.10. senior and disabled fares will increase by 35 cents. district officials say the increase is a small portion of what it needs to reduce a projected $21 million deficit in the next fiscal year. they say another round of service cuts will likely be seen in the next 12 to 18 months. >> there is another twist in the contra costa county narcotics scandal. new allegations involving the former head of a task force,
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norman wielsch. chris butler is said to written a statement in which he claims that he and norman wielsch ran a brothel in a business park. the two are accused of stealing drugs from a police evidence room. an attorney says butler may be making up the story to shave time off of a prison term. >> the family of a man that was shot and killed by police will not get on hear their wrongful death suit in court after all. they didn't allow it to move forward because two officers was part of cnet the same team that norman wielsch ran. they say the officer committed made a justifiable homicide. since then no while wail and another officer has been accused of criminal wrongdoing and drug dealing in the growing cnet
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scandal. >> i just all along felt something was rotten. there are things that have been covered up that will come to light. in the civil suit or timothy mitchell's death, the judge will hear both sides and decide if the case goes to trial. >> in the south bay, campbell police have located a missing three-year-old girl that was abused by her mother and mother's boyfriend. a tip led police where they found the girl with her mother, mother jane marin was taken into custody. >> it's an area where we had some information she may have had some friends in that area. so they developed leads she was possibly going to this particular parking lot. they set up on the parking lot and located them. >> the girl was taken to the hospital and is with child protective services.
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the mother's former boyfriend is wanted for child abuse and still on the loose. they searched after getting a lead on tuesday that the toddler was the victim of severe child abuse while at a house at the campbell-los gatos border where rodriguez lives. >> they have released another surveillance video that shows undercover narcotics cops breaking the law. they show them arresting a man in tenderloin. they claim the officers wrote the incident that don't match the video. the bag that they took was never checked in as evidence. police chief is ordering to immediately look into the claims. >> eric: time for a check on the forecast, with the clouds.
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great weather for the bikers >> eric: did you order this up for us? thanks a lot. i'm here. we can do other things. we're talking about cloud cover and how it's not as extensive as it was yesterday. because of that we'll see the sunshine and warmer weather today. if you are biking to work watch out. if you are heading to the west, you got a stiff wind coming off the ocean. that cold front may not make it all the way through here, but drier air behind it and the fact it's going to stir up the atmosphere definitely will bring you the sunshine. winds at sfo 15 and 5-7 around livermore and napa. let's break down this thursday by talking about temperatures. 8:00 this morning, still in the mid to upper 40s in the north bay valleys with low 50s for the rest of us. by noon, just about total
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sunshine and temperatures in the low to mid 60s, maybe get a few upper 50s around fairfield and antioch. by handgun in the afternoon, sunshine and temperatures along the coast in the mid to upper 50s. low to mid-50s around the bay shore. upper 60s in the south bay and north bay. low 70s possible in the east bay valleys. these temperatures once again below average and just when we get to near average of warmer weather tomorrow, the cold front rolls in saturday. brings us a chance of showers saturday night, thunderstorms sunday and then the air mass is pretty unstable and cool with wet weather possible monday, tuesday and wednesday. >> i got good news and live shot, as well. we'll start off with the golden gate bridge, coming out of north bay, traffic is light into san francisco. if you are planning to take the san mateo bridge shortly, no problems getting around 880 or on 101. traffic still flowing well across the span n the south bay,
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you'll find a quiet ride right now. headlights move northbound 280. you can see highway 17 across the top of your screen. no accidents. all right. its gorgeous day. >> it is. >> it's now 5:40. >> it's more than a crime camera. one bay area's community secret weapon against vandalism. >> and tsa defending the frisking of an infant. why screeners say they had no why screeners say they had no choice.
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photo because it's drawn so much attention. >> a new crime fighting tool in brentwood. a camera is acting as a deterrent. alan wang shows us how it works. >> this motion sentence sore.... >> when the officer goes home his voice will be working overtime all over brentwood. >> the park is closed. your picture has been taken and will be forwarded to the police department. leave the park immediately. >> the flash cam 880 is a motion activated solar powered portable camera that can capture a license plate from 250 feet away in the dark. >> after it goes to dark it acts elevates itself. >> the first assignment is in this neighborhood where groups of teenagers have been causing trouble at night. he can wirelessly download the photos in seconds.
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>> gives me more of peace of mind. >> similar cameras are being used to catch illegal dumpers in unincorporated richmond. a $5,400 each they think it's a wise investment. >> we spend a tremendous amount of money replacing copper wire and metal boxes being stolen. if we can identify one of those persons it will pay for the cameras. >> the park is closed. your picture has just been taken and will be forward today the brentwood police department. leave the park immediately. mermaids have a wave of popularity. bloomberg is coming up. >> and the bill pg&e faces police and firefighters that were on the scene of the san bruno disaster. >> plus, a baby's fight for survival. doctors had all given up on her
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so wrong. >> what bin laden's journals are revealing about the terror mastermind's thinking.
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time is 5:48. you see the clouds breaking up. as woe look at the forecast this afternoon, everybody is dry. with increasing sunshine. 57 in eureka.
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heading down the coast. 80 in l.a. and 70 in san diego. palm springs at 93. low to mid-80s around fresno and yosemite. mid-70s for sacramento and chico. 74 in tahoe. >> eric: new york city police have two men in custody this morning accused of plotting terror attacks involving synagogues. they were trying to buy weapons. they were arrested by the intelligence division. they are expected to be charged under new york state terrorism law. police in the city have been on high alert since bin laden was killed a week and a half ago. >> kristen: u.s. intelligence agencies are analyzing data from the jourjs seized from the pakistan compound. one urges his disciples to attack los angeles and smaller u.s. cities.
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but they say bin laden only body count as stunning as 9/11 would have any real impact. >> there is number of ways you can have a high body count in areas of lower security. there are softer targets, less security in the midwest and other places. you could coordinated attacks much easier than in one of major cities that have such high levels of security. >> u.s. officials say bin laden was sending computer files by courier to followers all around the world but it's not clear on other information. >> eric: we showed you the sunrise in the east but clouds have rolled in. >> clouds, be thicker in the morning hours but they will quickly dissipate. here you can see one of the breaks in the cloud cover. it's from our roof camera as we look to the southeast toward the bay bridge. we are not expecting too many
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flight arrival delays but we'll keep an eye on that, too. at the bottom of the front page is flight tracker. talk temperatures with the broken cloud cover. low to mid-50s for most of us. around the monterey bay and inland we have low to mid 50s, santa cruz, salinas and mid to upper 40s around monterey, your cloud cover is a little broken at times. highlights, still going to be breezy today but it will be brighter and because of that it will be warmer this afternoon. clear and calm and cooler tonight. we'll have warm conditions tomorrow. then the reverse hits this weekend with a cool west pattern developing saturday night and hanging around through wednesday afternoon. for today, warmer and still below average. temperatures are going to jump around 5-9 degrees. 59 in dublin.
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low to mid-80s for rest of the valleys. san leandro and hayward at 54 degrees. down in the south bay, to even 70 in campbell. low to mid 50s on the peninsula, san mateo around 52 degrees. mid to upper 50s along the coast. notice the sunshine because you are struggling to remain in the mid to upper 50s. downtown san francisco and sausalito in the low 60s. mid to upper 50s from san rafael and low 70s for the rest of the north bay valleys. heading down to the monterey bay monterey and carmel will be few places that have some of the cloud cover. rest of the bay in the mid to upper 50s and inland we'll have low to mid-70s. giants wrapping up a three game set, diamondbacks could sweep them, take your brooms and some sunscreen. sunny and breezy, 56 jumping up to 60 degrees.
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with the clear and calm conditions, cooler than this morning. mid to upper 40s in most neighborhoods. north bay valleys will be cooler in the low to mid 40s. saturday morning, we're waking up to cloud cover, watch when the winds pick up and sunshine late in the afternoon hours. watch the wall of water start to move in during the overnight hours. that is the changing of the guard that will bring us showers and thunderstorms sunday. another chance of showers on monday. looks like we'll have a better chance of rain on tuesday and wednesday. here a frances. >> still looking good on the roads right now. you see a little bit of slowing in antioch but everywhere else, traffic is flowing well even westbound toward the bay bridge. few problems coming up this weekend. first we have an event at infineon. that goes through sunday so if especially if you are planning to drive through weekend, expect
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heavy traffic out of vallejo and novato and highway 50 is closed for almost two weeks due to road work, they have to redo a wall. highway 88 is best bet to south lake tahoe. mass transit systems checking in okay this morning. reporting no delays. get traffic when you wanted by going to it's all under the bay area traffic link. i hope you are still paying attention. vampires as sex symbols. >> here is jane king's with bloomberg business report. >> morning job cuts in work cisco systems, rosy forecast. cisco fired hundreds when it different the flip camera unit
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this year but things may be improving for job seekers, surging to the highest level in two years. labor department says more than 3 million jobs are currently available. vampires, they report they are out. mermaids the next big thing. the emergence of sexy mermaids in pirates of the caribbean. i'm jane king with the bloomberg business report. >> eric: money is still being paid by pg&e to agencies that have asked for more than $4 million in reimbursements for responding to last september's pipeline explosion in san bruno. san francisco examiner reports the payments by pg&e are being coordinated through the california emergency management agency. it has received 60 applications very from various city and
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county agencies. the costs include $758,000 for fire fighting. san mateo en kurd $850,000 in expenses related to the disaster it has received 20% so far from pg&e. >> kristen: a person born with a deadly birth defect is about to celebrate the birth defect. the parents heard about doctor who specialized in pediatric healthcare surgery. >> everybody is so proud of the little girl and everybody is amazed how well she is doing. she is a fighter. she can handle it. she still needs more surgery and years of regular checkups to make sure her heart is functioning normally.
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>> eric: just ahead, botox for an eight-year-old? >> we talked about it. but she didn't ask about it but she was complaining about it. >> the bay area mother who says she has no problem with the process when it comes to to her child. i'm terry mcsweeney live in pleasant hill where a former commander is already accused of selling drugs is now accused of running a brothel. story is coming up in a live ñ "know the species, know the stain." lanolin-free coat, i know it's an alpaca. walks in here, looks says "hey look, it's a llama!" cleaning the stain like he would a llama stain. time he's wasting. ♪ call 1-800-steemer
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