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we'll have the story coming up in a live report. >> reporter: it's a david versus goliath battle between safeway and petitioners who approach you before you even entered the store. good morning. i'm marla tellez live in san jose with that story coming up. >> a live look at new york stock exchange, no doubt a volatile week so far. we'll find out if that will continue today. >> the pressure of the up and down markets and washington's inability to cope is taking its toll even on professionals. we'll look at that. >> let's take a live look outside from the east bay this morning. looks like traffic is picking up. we'll check with a pro. this is "today in the bay." >> good morning. thanks for joining us. 6:00 right now. i'm laura garcia-cannon. >> good morning. i'm jon kelley. we start you out with a check on the weather and meteorologist christina loren. >> good morning to you.
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we've got thick fog out this morning in the north bay. you're clear in the south bay and east bay. that weekend, get away friday just around the corner. i'll let you know why you might not want the getaway. weather is going to be perfect. let's get a mike check on traffic. >> check 1, 2, 3, 4. 880, here are the maps. we have a slow drive passing 23rd. there is a double big rig accident blocking the slow lane. 580 might be a good alternate. you see slowing. if you don't have to take it. not now. we'll give a better -- this might take a while. >> we'll make sure and check back. thank you. of course a volatile week on wall street continues. a live look at the big board. we are about a half hour away from the opening bell. investors anxious after yesterday's massive sell-off. the the dow falling more than 500 points to below 7,000. the roller coaster ride in the
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u.s. being felt around the world. european markets continue to fluctuate. stocks fell in hong kong and japan but rose in china. we'll continue to keep an eye on things and have a live report at 6:30. >> breaking news out of san francisco, firefighters racing to put out a fire happening at a business on masonic avenue. christie smith is live on the scene. >> reporter: good morning. i have to tell you, we can still smell smoke but it's a huge improvement from when we first arrived here. firefighters got the call about about 5:00 a.m. of a fire that was burning on masonic street. you see a ladder on that end. when they got on the roof they discovered it was burning midway down the street there on hate. it turns out this fire appears to be burning in an apparel
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shop. i spoke with a battalion chief who says it then spread to a business next door. all of this burning in the rear and roof area of these businesses. the next store business to the clothing shop is the people's cafe. again, i took a look from the front and i have to say looking in the front door of the cafe and even the apparel business, the damage doesn't look too bad. now, neighbors called this in when they saw flames. i spoke again with the battalion chief. he says there are some challenges with this kind of san francisco building. >> not that it's challenging, it's a typical san francisco construction where we're always chasing fire into the attic space, buildings are built close together. but it's what we do best. we are very good at locating extension of fire and extinguishing it. >> reporter: firefighters say the good news is that it is contained now. how it started they don't know.
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they tell me they will be on scene for sometime making sure that everything is indeed out. we did see some neighbors out here when we first arrived in their robes, looks like those folks have returned home now. that's the latest reporting live in san francisco, christie smith, "today in the bay." >> thank you for the update. >> it's 6:04. so far no charges filed after last week's deadly boat collision in the san francisco bay. a preliminary investigation found the pilot of the larger boat didn't see the smaller one when it hit it. the august 3rd crash killed a 19-year-old man and injured his father. the investigation is moving slowly because both sides involved have hired lawyers and are refusing to talk to police. >> environmental and neighborhood groups in san francisco plan to hold a rally protesting the city's environmental review of plans for the america's cup sailing race. environmentalists say the report
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is inadequate and fails to address concerns about air and water quality. the plan for the series includes the construction of a cruise terminal along with an open space area along the embarcadero. the city will hold a public hearing at noon today inside city hall. >> a protest that's quickly becoming a battle over free speech a. group of petitioners at odds with safeway claiming the chain is infringing on their first amendment rights. marla tellez joins us with the story. >> reporter: good morning, laura. most of us have experienced this before, making your way into a grocery store like a safeway and you're stopped in your tracks. somebody asking for their signature regarding a political petition. safeway wants to put a stop to this. petitioners are fighting back. at safeway headquarters yesterday about 50 people,
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political petition signature gathers protested saying the corporation is disrupting their free speech rights. they say safeway is denying their right to participate in a direct democracy. they say they don't follow policies, break entrances and harass customers so safeway is taking action, in some cases the store chain has filed court injunctions. we've spoken to some customers and they are siding with petitioners. >> i listen to what they have to say and if i agree with it i will sign their petition. >> it doesn't bother you before you even made it in the store? >> it can be frustrating, definitely. >> that man went on to tell me he does in fact think that safeway is taking this way too far, taking them to court not the way to go. i spoke to the organizer of
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yesterday's protest, he said that despite the big intimidation actor. that the petitioners are not going anywhere. gh thank you for the reports. relief is on the way for south bay motorists. the california transportation commission has approved $200 million for three road projects and the plan to bring the b.a.r.t. to south bay. merging lanes will be built on highway 101 from palo alto to mountain view and cato road in fremont will be rebuilt along the path of the b.a.r.t. extension add work on the 10-mile line from fremont to berryessa area could begin next year. >> look at that. it will be great for the time we've got to get throughout this morning. jon kelley newest member to the morning team. >> thank you for having me. >> don't mind getting up early. >> thanks for the cup of java.
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>> strong. let's check in with christina loren. >> wondering who that was. what a voice on that guy. we've got an area of low pressure increasing on shore flow for us this morning. and it's going to keep things comfortable this afternoon. a touch warmer inland. overall this is producing foggy conditions and right now your visibilities are dropping in the north bay where we have a mile and a half of visibility. in the south bay, we're noticing our numbers drop in places like novato down to a mile, 10 miles in san mateo. looks like the fog is going to creep to the south through the next few hours. 59 degrees in hayward, 57 in sunnyvale. at 55 in santa cruz. if you are looking to get to the beach why this is your weekend. you break for lunch, santa rosa 68 at noon, rounding out at 80.
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a little toasty places like fairfield 87 degrees, we continue to warm up for the next couple of days, then we drop back off. i have your full forecast coming up. something is going on with a couple of big rigs. >> good morning. big rigs are fine. you don't want them giving each other a high five or whatever went on. northbound 880, two rigs are blocking that slow lane. no injuries reported. we have to figure out how to cheer that. 880 up to the scene we see slowing on the map and past the coliseum. a steady volume passing high street that will result in slower traffic as this which would withes. hopefully they get that cleared. so far it's been there about 15. also westbound 4 low slowing toward l street. 54 to bay point. slowing in concord. back to you.
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>> thanks, mike. 6:09. the state is trying to slash salaries to try to balance the budget. one group is immune. we'll tell you why. >> you'll love this. the woman partly responsible for that international dance craze. you can see her for free. >> reporter: remember your road trip in college. the car looked nothing like l neat men behind this, that story coming up.
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>> good morning. the time is 6:12. while courtrooms across the state are facing the budget ax the people behind the bench are immune from salary cuts. california's one of 30 states to constitutionally protect judges' wages from being reduced.
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a trial judge earns more than $178,000 per year. state lawmakers passed legislation in 2009 for judges to voluntarily give up some of their income but no one has acted on the measure. the court face as $350 million in cuts this year on top of another cut approved in recent years. >> a group of stanford students are hoping they have got what it takes to beat the competition as they compete to see who has the fastest set of solar powered wheels. bob redell is live in palo alto with more. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the automation lab here an stanford campus. looking at the brain child of these engineering students here in the background. in the coming days they are going to crate this up and send to the australia for a 2,000-mile road race across that continent taking place in october. rachel will be one of the drivers because of course she has the profile to fit in this.
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it's not much space. you have taken her on the road. how did she drive? >> she drives pretty much like a normal car. you have your steering wheel, pedals, except for the part it's about three inches off the ground you can't see the front of your car but you know it's way the heck out there and also knowing we built this. >> so when you say my friends built this, is that a good thing or bad thing? that make you feel comfortable? >> it makes me feel comfortable to know about the design decisions, to know about the role cage we've got and to be able to see the structural analysis on the parts. >> best of luck to you. i think what's interesting is you'll notice the design. it's got a thin profile. much more aerodynamic than the car there that was used in the '09 race. you can see it's got a thicker profile. it uses i think 1.5 kilowatts, is that royight, equal to a hai drier. how fast will she go or most
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efficient speed? >> at the speeds that we're aiming for probably 55 miles an hour. that's the speed that we get the highest efficiency. just to keep going at the highest efficiency. >> it's an enkurns race so you want to have the efficiency s. that the only make or break? >> pretty much is having the aerodynamics, that's the first thing that everybody goes for is to make sure, that's where you can have the highest losses in energy. >> lest of luck to everyone. what they are trying to do, trying to raise money. they are going to be in australia for a long time. if you want to help google stanford solar car project and that will get you to the right website. bob redell, "today in the bay." >> does it come in a convertible model? >> exactly. >> have to get the funding up for them. >> those guys are impressive.
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when i was in college i was dropping water balloons. let's check our weather now with meteorologist christina loren. >> we have the same major as well. we're looking good out there this morning starting to clear out a little bit of the fog in the north bay. but we told you it wasn't going to stay clear in the south bay. look what 15 minutes can do. mostly cloudy now in the city but it's not a thick layer. so it's not going to take long for the sun to burn that off. we'll see sunshine and a warm afternoon. the east bay, tri-valley region, expecting temperatures in mid-80s. let's get to the forecast. as we head throughout the day today, these visibilities will improve. particularly after 7:00 a.m. i think we're going to get rid of that fog earlier than we did early on in the week. not as early as yesterday. but i think by about 11:00 a.m. the sun will shine over san
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francisco, warming you up to 70 degrees today. and above. 54 in san francisco. 54 san mateo. 56 degrees in sunnyvale. here's what it looks like as we head throughout day. inland you break for lunch, 75, 4:00 rounding out the day mid-80s, low 80s in the south bay. 57 degrees at 7:00 a.m. in the city of san francisco, take a look at your high for today. how comfortable is that. 72 degrees, a lot of sunshine. if you want to make outdoor lunch plans you'll get a chance to do so today. then the marine layer comes back all of next week. so we're not going to see these warm days for long. the incomes three show you. warmer tomorrow afternoon. we drop off after saturday. that will be the warms day of the week. more sunshine early, if you want to make outdoor beach mans saturday is your day. by sunday mostly cloudy start, the onshore flow resumes, mild. but the great news is all of the way throughout the weekend we hold onto that good air quality so breathe it in.
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86 by saturday. 82 sunday and your seven-day reflects that cool down. back to the 70s monday through wednesday. let's check your drive. >> we like to hear about the better air quality when we get a chance to breathe easy. breathing easier for 880. i hear the rigs hooked up the big rigs removing them northbound 88023rd up to 16, you'll see slowing aft high street you see slowing, as they move these rigs, off of the freeway. that's much better news for 880, but a lot of folks heard about this, i'm sure the radio are talking about about it so they may head south to the san mateo bridge. that might increase. holding speddy off 880 and 92 over the water. a clear drive. the peninsula moving nice hi, the south bay, looking at the accident. there is that injury accident but no major injuries.
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music in the park is over. expect closures in front of the clo fairmont. the city looks nice getting in about but we're following that fire at the masonic and hate. we have closures for the one block. christie continues to update us. there is that active fire situation around hate and masonic. >> 6:19. the family of missing nursing student michelle le will hold another sun riser. the chevies will donate 25% of the bill to the le search and rescue fund. she disappeared may 27 fromizer hospital in hayward. police believe she was murdered. her family is not giving up hope. police say they have a person of interest but so far they have not made an arrest. >> a blast from the past is
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playing a concert in the south bay tonight. ♪ you got to know >> how can we forget her. the woman on the screen singing and lancing to the electric boogie. the song that made the slide the dance craze i think in some parts of the country is. 5:30. mark your calendar. part of music in the park series. dy mention it's free. griffiths well known as a singer who gained fame for singing with bob marley. >> they need a flash mob. >> she was looking up her famous hits. >> i think it was a one-hit wonder. >> 6:20. the new candidate gets ready to enter the race. >> why linked in could find itself part of the group anonymous. n washi handling the deficit. we have video proof.
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♪ mm-mmm-mmm-mm-mm-mmm ♪ mm-mmm-mmm-mm-mm-mmm ♪ ♪ mm-mmm-mmm-mm-mm-mmm ♪ mm-mmm-mmm-mm-mm-mmm ♪ [ female announcer ] kraft cheese has more full length shreds in every bag. you'll see the difference. ♪ mm-mmm-mmm-mm >> checking back in. san francisco right now, well, it's a little cloudy out there. good news in the bay, they have the fire under control. we'll keep you updated. >> the field of candidates running to be san francisco's next mayor got a little more crowded. former supervisor tony hall will file his candidacy papers this
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morning. hall has a 35-year record of political experience in san francisco. a life long independent was elected in district 7 back in 2000. in 2004 he was appointed as executive director of the treasure island development authority. >> new moves by the sight linkedin changing its privacy policy. the company says unless you opt out of the default settings, third parties can target you for ads or even use your information in ads. linkedin says the privacy is extremely important and it's easy for them to change those account settings. privacy concerns have made facebook the target of hacker activists. >> join the cause and kill facebook for the sake of your own privacy. >> this is that recent threat by the hacker group known as anonymous. it's planning to take down the facebook site in november because the policy is able to
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share your private information unless you opt out. no word on whether linkedin will become a target. >> thank you. the pressure on the markets and washington's inability to do anything about with it about to make people who's their minds. >> it has. we can show you that. good morning. everyone in washington can share the blame regardless of party for letting this deficit spiral out of control. and then failing to take concrete action. that fact became just too much for one msnbc anchor. >> and we're sitting here arguing about whether we should do the 4 trillion dollar plan that kicks the plan down the road for the president for 2017 or burn the place to the ground both of which are reckless irresponsible and stupid. and the fact of the matter is until we actually -- i'm sorry to lose my temper but i tell you what. i've been coming on tv for three years doing this. and the fact of the matter -- >> now, that's not his show. that is his show, rather. just absolutely freaking out. you see people at work, why?
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one thing that could calm nerves a bit, weekly jobless claims, the number of people who walked into unemployment offices and filled out paperwork fell below 400,000 for the first time in 17 weeks. normally we ignore this. it's too variable every week. but this was good news. i thought it was worth bringing to you. for the first time in 17 weeks, under 400,000. >> that's a beautiful thing. msnbc, it's his show, he can cry if he wants to. >> 6:26. wall street minutes from the opening bell. when it does we'll get a better idea of where roller coaster ride is going to take us. we'll have a live report. >> and one day only. how you can help a bay area nonprofit win a car. >> we've got that weekend right around the corner. i think you'll be pleased with what the weather holds. your forecast coming up in moments. >> i'm following two big rigs blocking part of the nimitz freeway heading up to the toll plaza where there are changeslle
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that commute is kicking in.
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>> new this morning taking a look at the big board this morning where moments away from the opening bell. the dow fell more than 500 points yesterday. we'll see if the sell-off will continue this morning. >> we continue to follow the breaking news in san francisco. firefighters on scene at a business fire. the latest next. >> reporter: safeway is taking on those petitioners you've seen in their parking lots. i'm marla tellez live in santa clara this morning. i'll have the david versus goliath story coming up. >> and a live look outside, sun making its way to warm up our day. not too warm, though. we'll check the temperatures with christina at 6:29 now. it's thursday, august 11. this is "today in the bay."
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>> good morning. thanks for joining us. i'm laura garcia-cannon. >> good morning everybody. i'm jon kelley. i wish that the markets were as smooth as the weather. meteorologist christina loren is here to tell us about with the weather. >> at least what you lose on the markets you're getting back in your pg&e bill because typically it's much warmer, we're looking good for today. that fog is going to keep it cool this afternoon. yet again. we're going to warm up a little bit for the next couple of days, then cool back down. i'll let you know what that means for your outdoor plans, the best beach to hit. right now 6:30 clock. let's get to you work with mike inouye. >> you know, folks, talking about hitting the beaches, two big rigs hit each other. that was a problem in the slow lane. i've been told that it's moved to the slow lane. we're showing slowdowns through livermore. 580 through this area so both the bay bridge where the metering lights are on and the traffic is on. >> thanks, mike. >> breaking story, major
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progress on a fire in san francisco that sent neighbors on the streets. crews, good news, contained the flame. this is a live look at the scene. firefighters called to masonic avenue at 5:00 this morning. when they arrived they found the fire was burning on height street. it spread to a business. christie smith is live at the scene gathering the latest. we'll have a live report in about 20 minutes. >> safeway is fighting a group of petitioners over claims the petitioners are harassing customers. the store chain wants to take the issue to court. but the petitioners claim they have the right to gather signatures where they want. marla tellez is live this morning with more. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, hau ra. certainly this is something that most of us can relate to. minding your own business walking into a grocery store like a safeway and stopped by a petitioner, somebody asking you
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for your signature. safeway wants to put a stop to this, they are willing to take everybody to court although petitioners are fighting back. as many as 50 political petition signature gatherers yesterday holding signs, one that red stop safeway's attack on free speech. their argue summit that safeway denies their right to participate in a direct democracy. safeway says they are ready to take them to court. also blocking entranceways. in speaking to customers out here this morning, so far all sided with the petitioners. >> if they have a cause that people agree with, it's good that they reach out and find people that are go to help them out. >> reporter: the organizer yesterday said safeway hired an attorney and this is what those petitioners have been told.
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>> they can be arrested with no notice, no arraignment, somebody snapped their picture. intimidation and it's wrong. >> reporter: he says the petitioners are not going to stop. they are going to continue to gather outside local safeway stores. even if it means an arrest. laura, in the end it may have to be settleded in court. >> it's interesting because it seems like other businesses are able to say you can't gather signatures, donations and what-not. >> reporter: i have a feeling it's not going to stop them. >> this morning oakland police looking for a pird suspect in the killing of a toddler. carlos was killed during a gang-related shooting near international boulevard last monday. two people are in custody including a parolee with a history of possessing guns. the time is 6:33. that means the markets are now
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open. we give you a live look at the big board and a slight jump early on. about a buck 44. thaes some of the trading, the markets look like they are recountying to cisco's numbers. a hook at the news around cisco. good news? bad news? >> yes. cisco. the company's getting credit for propping up the markets after it beat wall street expectations on profit. those expectations were not high. this is a little hike your kid getting a k in algebra. it's fantastic if you thought he was going to get a d. profit dropped by a third though many of the losses were due to the high cost of laying off so many of its own mows. other news moving stocks. it will buy back some of its own stock. the price is rightment it's been hammered. it means the shares bought back
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sees to exist. that makes the shares, more or less. >> thank you very much. >> it is 6:34. bay area nonprofit needs your help. a good idea is a san francisco-based nonprofit taking part in the toyota 100 cars for good contest. you search facebook for 100 cars for good, then follow the hink. then mote for, a good. the nonprophet with the most votes gets a car a. good idea says its mission is simple, helping those in need in san francisco. good luck to them. >> sharing the good vibrations. time for a weather check and christina loren. >> i'm feeling the good vibrations this morning. when it comes to your forecast all weekend long, looking really good. this morning we do have a little bit of the marine push. a hive look at san jose, you can see the cloud deck is starting
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to break apart. that means about a couple of hours i think by 8:they 5 mostly clear, mostly sunny over the city of san jose. that goes for the east bay region. maybe even 11:30 at the coast for the fog to clear. 2 1/2 miles visibility in santa rosa. these numbers going in and out. that means patchy dog drifting around. give yourself extra time. especially if you're headed to the city. 57 degrees in oakland. you're headed for a gorgeous day at noon. temperatures rounding out at 71. oakland, a great spot. 85 in los gatos. on the warm sight for you. mike, you've been busy this morning. >> a little less. the big rigs moved to the
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shoulder. the south bay, more crowded now. no major slowing but we'll see 101 slow past 680 and 880. looking at the accident, off of 101 at chp on the scene this. music on the park, starting about noon. big conditions of the slide. a little showing through that interchange. not a problem for the bridge. the haze, but you can see the peninsula. another live look out there shows you the golden gate bridge there. out of the north bay you'll find slower drizzle hi spots. down to the city. >> hooks pretty good. we welcome this week jon kelley to our morning show. >> thank you so much. i'm taking dance hessens from mike all week long. >> that could be a mistake.
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>> the time is 6:37. she didn't mean that. >> i know. >> we continue to watch the markets. scott will be back. >> plus we'll take you live to washington for a look at what lawmakers are doing to try to turn things around. >> another beautiful day on the peninsula, we'll tell you how the power of the sun is prop propelling some stanford students on to the road race of a lifetime. >> for the latest news, traffic, weather updates turn to fac [ man ] i got this new citi thankyou card
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welcome back everyone. a good thursday morning to you. taking a live look outside over oakland in the east bay this morning. it's 6:41. >> is washington headed for a gridlock? a congressional super committee is almost set but many people are wondering the they can finally put their differences aside and come to some kind of compromise to stable the economy. that's the trillion dollar question. tracie potts is live in washington, tracie, how do things look? >> we now know the names of nine out of 12 of the members on this committee. the republicans named their half of the panel. mostly conditionses, people on the far right, who will probably oppose tax increases that president obama and the democrats want the get in. the question is they have got to
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cut a trillion and a half or we are wooking at automatic increases. are they going to be able the a come together? we won't know until the fall but what we know there are penalties and incentives built into this man, this debt plan to make sure. all of thishelp get our economy on getter footing. so far so good, a wetter day up about 125 points when i last hooked. better than yesterday when we saw the dow bung over 500 points. in washington people asking president obama should he postpone vacation and bring congress back. in an interview with latina magazine the president said there is no need if they are only going to come back to fight. jon. >> tracie potts, thank you very much. >> it is 6:42. coming up, changing bav ricks to try to save lives.
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>> reporter: breaking news out of san francisco, a fire damages two businesses and sends neighbors in the street. i'll have an update in a live report. >> a tv station kinds an unusual way to increase its facebook likes. so the jury has rendered its verdict -- guilty. [ cheers and applause ]
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>> welcome back to today in the bay. the time is 6:45. and we'll check in on the weather with christina loren. >> a lot of bad news around. not when it comes to the weather. we have really, really great forecast for you all the way through the weekend. and in san jose, 6:45 a.m., sun already breaking up that cloud deck. and i think we'll be mostly clear in the south bay and the east bay for the most part.
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by about 9:30 this morning that means a little bit warmer for the inland areas. throughout this afternoon our temperatures are going to climb to mid-80s. upper 80s in fairfield. overall we're looking good. on shore flow still bringing in the marine air, that will be the case tomorrow as well. high pressure, though, is going to inch in as we head to the next couple of days. for us that means a little warmer all the way through saturday. right now we've got good visibility, starting to drop up in the north bay. ach for pockets of fog. 56 in sunnyvale by noon inland, 75 degrees, rounding out near 80. by the bay, 63. gorgeous in the city, 72 degrees in san francisco. 82 fremont and 81 degrees in san jose. let's take you through the next three days in detail. team a cloudy start, slightly warmer saturday. you'll see a lot more sunshine
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on srt saturday. temperatures continue to drop as we head through next week. comfortable air, 72 degrees as we head through tuesday. let's check your drive with mike. >> we'll take you in and make sure folks know that the two rigs in the accident cleared to the shoulder of the nimitz. stit it's still there. expect a tad bit of slowing. 580 and 880 for a thursday really good for the flow of traffic. down the east shore freeway starting to see signs of cars in the 50s where these cars turn to yellow on the maps. the metering lights are on. in the city we're going to give you a warning. she'll give us an update on the fire. avoid masonic wall or ashbury through the area. and this weekend starting at 8:00 p.m. closures throughout golden gate park. starting tonight through 11:00
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p.m. on sunday. the south bay the showing started right on schedule from actual tully. 580, 27 minutes through livermore and over here at the dublin interchange, the commute is on. but that one is to be expected. >> thank you very much. it's not often you hear speed and so har power in the same sentence. in the case of one student they hope the power of silicon valley will help them. good morning. >> reporter: check it out. there you go. no gasoline t sun's barely up. and here is the stanford solar car prospect. evening yearing students have put this on the ground. and in october. it will be competing 182,000-mile road race across australia. you were saying this is cutting
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edge. obviously because it's solar but even in the world of solar cars. why? >> right. a couple things. the panel. as far as we know we're the first using flexible glass panels which is unique, our car is four inches thick. it's really great for our team. >> she will go efficiently at 55 miles an hour. 55 miles an hour. what's most interesting to me as a lay spurn she runs on 1.5 kilowatts of checkty, equal to a hair drier. if we were to have a gas powered engine we would have 1700 miles per gallon. this is an incredibly espirit car. it runs on solar too so we can go across the australian
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continent without burning a drop. >> rachel, how does she drive? >> she drinks pretty well. we got the steering tuned. sometimes you hit the accelerator and you're not moving as fast as you would expect. >> how long did it take to get used to this very long profile? >> i'm still getting used to that. we've been doing a hot of test driving. it is a little scariment you can't hit the front and you can't hit things. >> in october going south competing against 40 other teams with cars created by university students. to you want to help they need a little coin to support their time there in australia, google stanford solar car project. jon and laura. >> fun. thank you very much, bob. famed foodie anthony is in the
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area. the host is in san francisco filming his new show "the layover." it gives him less than two days the explore his destination. he has been tweeting during the shoot giving us an idea of what he will highlight. including a stop at a mexican restaurant and a saloon. the show expected to premier on november 21. >> 6:51. increased safety measures planned at the maverick surfing site. san mateo county sheriffs want the allow voluntary control. they are meeting with federal officials to discuss this plan. right now privately run jet skis are prohibited but water craft run by a public agency are allowed. when the waters turn rough during winter. we are following a fire in san francisco's nailed.
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christie smith is live at the scene with an update. >> reporter: good morning to you, jon. i just spoke with a battalion chief. firefighters are wrapping up and the fire is out. neighbors in the cream building that you see this, called in this fire before 5 chock on masonic where they thought it was. turns out it was burning midway down hate street. they think it started in a clothing store. pr spread to two alarms. neighbors evacuated as the fire spread to the attic of not only the clothing store but the people's cafe which is next door. >> most of the damage in the cafe is in the attic space. we'll get the building department out to determine whether it's inhabitable or not. >> crews are inside of that clothing store, assessing the
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damage. they will keep investigators on scene for at least an hour or so tieing to determine a cause. we're at hate and masonic street. still closed one block in each direction. they seem to let buses and trucks through. it should be opening up soon. christie smith,ed the in the bay. >> the woman accused of breaking into alex trebek's hotel room says she is a prostitute, not a thief. she says she was at the hotel to meet a john, not steal things. she insists she never went in the room and ran from him because she weren't want the hotel security what she was at the hotel far. moyers was stealing hundreds in cash and jewelry when the host woke up. he tried to case her but tore his achilles tendon. the men accused of beating bryan
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stow have pleaded not guilty. prosecutors say both men have admitted to the crime. they say sanchez was overheard confessing to the attack in jail and norwood confessed during an interview. sanchez is accused of attacking at least three other fans. the woman accused of driving sanchez and norwood away il not be charged. the l.a. reports that she did not know what her brother and boyfriend had done until later. she was cooperative. this one's called some of the most promising news in the fight against cancer. scientists believe they found a new way to kill cancer cells and save lives. one of the three patients who received treatment says she is now yes, cancer free. the university of pennsylvania engineered cells with a harmless
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form of hiv to make them attach and kill the cancer cells. it would take years but so far good news. >> let's hope. 6:55. markets have been open. you're smiling. >> everybody gets so excited when we see the markets go up. as the great nos fer said don't call at come back. 10,7 10,795. this is way down where we were even from last thursday after two drubbings. cisco systems better than expected results. no low expectations. dow industrials up 75 points. i is an idea. stationed in michigan promised to tase its weather man if it got 3,000 likes on facebook.
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watch this guy. just gently to the ground. >> that's not nice. >> some people flop around. >> that's not nice. >> with i'm throwing it out there. >> tasing you then. >> i'm the idea man. >> right. what do you think? >> he likes lasers, not tasers. i'd go running for the hills. up to 80 inland, a warm day today. if you're waking up by bay, probably an heaven clock a.m. clearing. 63 at noon. 4:00 p.m. 72. check your drive. >> the maps and also 880, if we can get a live look, past the column see numb moves smoothly. raiders having their preseason game today. the game at 7:00 but the parking lot opens at four and so we're
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going to see slowing, 66, 98 and through the area probably starting late afternoon. of course raider nation will be in full effect i am sure at 0 dot co. talking about p that, weren't we. >> exactly. i'm the new guy. mike doing the electric slide. scott quoting ll cool jay. >> nice to be here. >> the "today" show is next. >> that's right. a cross country manhunt comes to an end. t they could be in court as early as today. >> trying to get the economy back on track. following the opening bell and what it means for your money. >> thank you for joining us. a hot of news today. the fire, not too serious, and answering and all of the other good things.
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