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getting up earlier, it's disgusting. they should settle this. >> the hassle of going and waiting for a bus. i think it's going to put a lot of stress on people. >> the beat goes on for b.a.r.t. hundreds of thousands brace for their first monday morning commute during the second b.a.r.t. strike in just four months. it's 6:00. i'm marla tellez in for laura garcia-cannon. >> i'm jon kelley. good morning. to help you navigate through all of the madness we have real traffic updates and alternatives across the bottom of the screen. we're here to help you and also this morning brace yourselves, expect long waits whether you're driving your car, catching a ferry or waiting in line for a bus. that bay bridge of course the main artery between the east bay and san francisco. while the b.a.r.t. system is shut down. here is a live look. we get to the eastern span, the toll plaza and the western span
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which right now is covered in fog. monday commute usually sluggish but today expected to be nastier. >> the commute is unfolding as federal investigators arrive to find out what happened in the moments before two workers were killed on a routine maintenance run on b.a.r.t. tracks between the walnut creek and pleasant hill stations. we have a team in place on day four of this strike. damian trujillo will have information on the workersc killed and bob and mike will have update on your commute. we begin with christie smith live at the lake merritt b.a.r.t. station where b.a.r.t. workers are again walking the picket lines. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you. another day on the picket lines for b.a.r.t. workers. a much different tone where friday was very loud and boisterous their first day out, today is much quieter. in fact, they are not saying
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anything as they walk. what we hear is the occasional car to honk in support of these worker who is put up a black cloth in honor of the two b.a.r.t. workers killed over the weekend. they presented a counter proposal to b.a.r.t. this weekend that included movement on new technology that they would accept. you may recall work rules were a sticking point in these negotiations. but the proposal they say protects workers from unsafe conditions. b.a.r.t. since it hasn't even seen that jot it and comment. b.a.r.t. has been in contact with a mediator and the unions and the board of directors, they are holding a special closed session at 3:00 this afternoon to try and discuss labor negotiations, try and jump start them.
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right now no new talks are scheduled. live in oakland,4ç christie sm, "today in the bay." >> thank you. 6:03 now. hundreds of thousands of people are again rerouting their morning commute. let's check in with bob redell live in the car making his way to the bay bridge. last time we checked in you were along 880. how is it looking now? >> reporter: we're approaching the maze, westbound 580 now in oakland as you are making the bend into the maze. we went on from westbound 24 to here. and if you starting probably back in clairemont, 24, where you really see the back up and we're in it now so. heading north. trark was at the limit. a lot of concession and i would in my opinion say this is unusual. you are seeing the effects of the part strike. 400,000 people usually rely on
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take those trains so you have potentially a good chuck of people crowding at the roads now. as you're seeing the brake lights, try to get across the bay bridge i know you can't see this but i'm looking a good mile away from me and i see a lot of break lights not moving. i'm looking at the flat section approaching the toll plaza. once we get through-this mess here we'll probably be in traffic longer. my guess from our position we're as thing the home depot and ikea to my right on westbound 580, it leels like i don't know maybe a good 20 minutes if you are in a pool. mike inouye, you might have a better idea based on the data. >> bob, your assessment of the backup and the time pretty accurate. we're seeing the same as far as
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sensors go. there is nothing like being throughout like job is. looking at the east core. this is westbound 80 down through berkeley and emeryville. just about 5:40 is when we saw this suddenly slam down from no backup to this here backing up to the bottom of the screen. the landmark is the denny's. and pow undergrossing. we'll look at the maps. we see the slow drive from the top, basically highway 4 we're seeing sam problem low. you see the volume here as far as to the top of the screen. trying to get around and to the golden gate. here we're looking at west 24 this is starting to show a slow drive out of the caldecott and off the orinda side.
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berkeley and oakland, 24, 580, getting on city streets, also flooding that area so we're watching as it ripples. first we'll check concourt for southbound 680. a crash at 242, looks like it's out of the roadway but we're watching as more folks starting to hit the road. 24 will become a pair again automatic of lafayette down to oakland. here is 580 and not a big concern. the southbound side building and we have a piece of lumber in the road so another issue, there is a traffic flow as well. the try valley, a little more severe. over to the kanscastro valley y crash cleared without a problem. a slower flow across the span.
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peninsula has no delays for 101 or 280. the south bay, we see the volume kicking in for 101. the only slow spot up to 880. pretty traditional. >> thank you. this morning with the strike in day four federal investigators to find out how maintenance turns deadly. two workers killed by a train. damian trujillo joins us live near the tracks with new details about the investigation. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. those investigators told me they wrapped up for the day. they came off the tracks behind me about a half hour ago, headed to analyze the evidence they gathered. people have been dropping off flowers and sandals at the kind of hovers around the b.a.r.t.
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track. the investigators wearing hazmat suits. they put some of the evidence in huge plastic bags, some might be regular trash but the investigators will start through everything to make sure nothing is missed. the flowers adorn the fence. two pen were on the fence inspecting them when an approaching train hit them. they were make routine runs to keep the system working properly. now it's up to the federal investigators to sort it out. b.a.r.t. is referring all questions to the feds. they will look at camera foot it can only demonstrate who was at the krould at the time of the accident. it will analyze data as they pes
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together and who if anybody is to blame. >> questions on what he was doing, what his assignment was, how he goes about doing his job. we'll look at his training. >> reporter: the investigators are wasting no time. they have been working through the night to try to find answers in this deadly accident. again, i spoke to them about an hour ago. they are getting their suits wrapped up. i'm not sure if they will be -- damian trujillo, "today in the bay." >> thank you for that update. we'll have continuing coverage of that investigation throughout the morning plus much more about your commu options. both on air and on line for a list of b.a.r.t. strike resources click on the upper left-hand corner of our home page, >> 6:09. we'll get a better idea of whether or not ac transit unions will be allowed to strike.
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a state appointed fan will hear arguments from both sides to review the impact on public health, safety and welfare. the governor order add one-week cooling off period. he has the option of ordering another 60-day cooling off period. ac transit has about 100,000 every day. >> happening now with b.a.r.t. in effect and ac transit strike threatening a major work stoppage in the port of oakland. the the trucker's kborks says it's halting to protest what it sees are unfair labor practices including a fee to offset enthusiasm emission standards and compensation for the hour they spend waiting to up lod at the part.
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>> so many having to wait outside to get on the bus. it's chilly. to not forget the jacket if christina, talking moisture. >> quite a bit of fog f. you are trying to get to the airport in san francisco we'll likely see flight delays. we also have three miles visibility so the fog is out there. it's thick in spots. if you are going to take a bike make sure you're ready for a windchill factor. you want to take it easy. the pockets of fog can creep up on you. about 52 degrees in places like fremont. waiting for the ferry even phillier. probably want somebody to protection your ears. it gets very cold. 84, nice afternoon at 4:00, 77 day side at the coast.
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we'll look at the 7 day and when rain returns. >> thanks, christina. coming up tying the knot in the middle of the night. >> we'll tell you which state is now the latest to allow same-sex marriage.
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b.a.r.t. still on strike for the fourth day in a row. as we give you a live look at the lake merritt b.a.r.t. station where you can see workers are again on the picket lines. there are no talks scheduled between b.a.r.t. and its employee unions. b.a.r.t.'s board of directors will meet on its own a little later today. we'll check your commute with mike in moments. first, here are today's other top stories. federal investigators hope to intervau the operator behind a b.a.r.t. train that killed two workers. the national transportation safety board arrived in walnut creek yesterday to examine the tracks t signals and the train involved in the deadly accident. b.a.r.t. says the train was on a routine maintenance run while the strike was going on.
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a panel hearing arguments from ac transit and its unions over their dispute. the union threatening to strike on thursday but the governor order add one-week cooling off period. he still has the option at this point of ordering another 60-day cooling off period. >> new jersey is now the 14th state to recognize same-sex marriage. after midnight sax sex couples started tying the knot in the garden state. u.s. senator elect cory booker led a ceremony for seven gay couples. >> a change in gears a bit. new revelations this morning the u.s. spied on its allies even read private e-mails belonging to world leaders. >> including the president of mexico. >> that's right. good morning. starting back when he was the candidate for president, new revelations from edward snowden published by a german magazine saying the u.s. tracked and recorded cell phone numbers and
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text messages to and from the current president of mexico, and also the nsa tracked president calderon before him. the french newspaper this morning says america recorded the numbers and call data offiu millions of french citizens the way we know it did to americans. france has summoned the u.s. ambassador to explain in the world of diplomacy a summons demanding a meeting is a big deal. we haven't done it since 2009. all of this after revelations we spied on the president of brazil. she was so mad she canceled a state visit. also a big deal brazil the second biggest economy in the western hemisphere. looking at other news two tablets ahead. apple is going to announce another ipad or two, and tonight in san francisco microsoft will start selling its surface 2 to replace the first tablet. they keep their stores open past
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midnight. honestly the first microsoft tablet was a dud. people did like that thin key board cover. we think apple tomorrow will say it's adding a key board cover. we're getting down into the minor -- unless apple blows us away. can you tell me what number ipad we're senate >> no. >> there you go. >> it's five? like the phone then. >> exactly. at this point it's getting pretty thin. >> it's so good at this point what are you going to do to. maybe a different color now and then. >> thank you, scott. >> 6:17. christina loren is back to talk about a cool start and rain in the area. >> yeah, we're looking at drizzle this morning, thick low clouds across the bay area. make sure you're ready for that getting to work by vehicle, everybody is aware of the b.a.r.t. strike that continues
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so. give yourself as much time as possible. you might find yourself hurry up and waiting more as you get down to the airport where we have delays out of sfo. this is san jose this morning where we usually don't get the thick pockets. in campbell coming up here, north san jose i should say, i did have to use my wipers this morning. that drizzle is out there. keep that in mind. we haven't had to deal with that the past few mornings. not last week. 51 in almost. 53 in san jose. we stop the clock at 8:00 a.m. mostly cloudy conditions. we stop it again as we get into lunch time and temperatures wil% start to warm up. also plenty of sunshine between 10 and noon. look at this. 67 degrees at 3:00 p.m. so kind after cool wait. if you are crossing the ferry over the bay bundle up. it's going to be chilly.
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at least until about 10:00 a.m. 84 degrees later on, highs at 3:30, 4:00, and 82 degrees in gilroy today. seven-day outlook tells the story. we'll stay in the 80s through thursday, then dropping into the upper 70s friday into the weekend. over to mike inouye tracking your morning commute. >> good morning. it's really kicking in for this morning commute. we're looking to the berkeley curve. we've seen this as the back up forms for east shore freeway, that's west 80. off of 580 and 24 that's the strip in the middle. this serve, that's north 880. so all of these roadways moving toward where the metering lights turned on. another view of this traffic. this is what we're talking about about. red indicating speeds below 20 miles per hour. berkeley, emeryville, 24 out of the caldecott tunnel kicking in. not long ago bob said there are
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more cars. now it's very slow and we're watching for this to continue to build and the pushback as far as slow speeds. more cars coming out of walnut creek. the area sending more cars to that. we also have folks heading over but it's not so bad at this present time. we talked about 680 down to 24. once you get flaft notice you're okay toward san ramon, this is the area for the tri-valley. a typical flow. heavier toward the castro valley but it new big deal. again it's all this area isolated by the same area where the b.a.r.t. tracks are. 92 the commute direction, some are using that to escape across away from the bay bridge. we had a couple of crashes over the morning. cleared quickly but this could be a hot spot.
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the dumbarton bridge looking like your typical monday morning. a live look outside to show you as things are traveling nicely but as we shed crowded over the san mateo bed. guns you get to mosster city you're okay. a live look, the golden gate bridge t flow to the lights. be careful about that. look at all of this traffic with these headlights. we don't typically see this much out of the north day. then again across the golden gate bridge. we'll track the changes. back to you. 6:21. still ahead will evidence be tossed out against a man accuse of telling people at a theater. what his attorney says should be excluded coming up.
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welcome back. b.a.r.t. is still on strike for the fourth day in a row. take a live look at the commute impact in berkeley. this is approaching the maze. you can see the monday drive is off to a very sluggish start as expected. we'll have a live report from bob redell coming up. >> this morning mexico's southern coast getting soaked by hurricane raymond.
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the national hurricane center down in miami said that hurricane will likely veer back out into the pacific before reaching land. the hurricane is now stretched to a category 3 storm that means it will have strong winds that could cause inland flooding and significant damage to buildings there. mexican authorities say they might order evacuations for low lying areas. mexico has seen widespread damage due to weather. a month ago about 120 ended up dying in flooding and land slides due to a tropical storm. >> accused mass shooter james holmes will be in court. attorneys are set to argue whether holmes' telephone records and items seized can be used as evidence in his trial. holmes pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity to charges of killing 12 and injuring 70 atq-n aurora movie theater. >> prosecutors in the kafs aaron hernandez they want the trial
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judge to step aside. in court the prosecutor is asking the judge to recuse herself for alleged bias. they say the judge has a history of antagonism with one of the prosecutors stemming from a previous trial. attorneys for the former new england patriots star say the request has no merit and the charges are unsupported. hernandez has pleaded not guilty murder in killing of odin lloyd. >> still ahead we continue to follow the b.a.r.t. strike. we'll check in with bob redell in this car on his way to the bay bridge toll plaza.
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a pg&e pipeline underg7i
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investigation along the peninsula. we have newd2 details about a hearing to determine if explosive danger is lurking beneath city streets and homes. plus, did a hospital orderly sidestep a patient's body in a hospital stairwell. new details when the body was first seen and why it took two weeks for investigators to track it down. this is "today in the bay." this morning people all over the bay area waking up to b.a.r.t. on strike. a live look at the lake merritt b.a.r.t. station. workers you can see them on the picket line, this is day four. it's almost 6:30. good morning. always happy to have you along. >> we have real time traffic updates and transit alternatives running across the bottom of your screen all morning long. >> if you are trying to get into
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san francisco we can tell you, a live look at some of the traffic hot spots including the bay bridge toll plaza. today it will be especially packed out there. if you want to try the north bay route here is a look at the golden gate bridge. you see it picking up a little bit. >> for more on the commute impact let's check in with our own bob redell in a car slowly approaching the maze. have you made it around the bend, bob? from the north direction, good morning to you. we got on university, we're on the east shore expressway westbound 80 that is approaching the powell street exit. you can see it's not a pretty picture there in the background where you start to get in the maze. so my suspicion is by the powell street emeryville exit near
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ikea, it's a good 20 minutes, maybe more to get to the bay bridge toll plaza. you see a lot of brake lights. if you're looking at westbound 580, westbound 80 and 880 north into the maze it's heavier than normal and heavier earlier. this sus not come as a surprise. we're aware that b.a.r.t. serves 400,000. they are taking to the cars, hitting the roads. you've got these extra people on the roads. so predictions of traffic being bad wasn't hard to predict. you can see those are unfortunately coming true if you haven't gotten on the roads, i don't know what to tell you except you're going to have a long drive. you can see here we are stuck in
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the maze at 630. traffic would be going faster than this and it's not. >> hang in there. thank you. we will continue our coverage on that strike on air and on line for a list of b.a.r.t. strike resources click that box on the upper left hand of our home page, that is at >> you saw bob struggling to make it to the bay bridge toll plaza. not looking good. >> no. and bob said he is around powell down toward that workly curve. a little relief you didn't notice to the lower left hand coroner, those are the fast track lanes. folks, transponders in the middle, we're all commuters but these are usually driving with the fast track and getting a sizable advantage across to the
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metering lights and span. the cash lanes are usually people less frequent commuters. to the east shore, we see all the way to the top, golden gate field through the stretch, cars are crawling there with speeds below 20 miles per hour. and even barely moving as you do the eband flow for the morning commute. to the right i"nbeslow, yellow o then 20s approaching the caldecott tunnel. it drags to the maze. a little bit but then focusing on west 580 toward the maze again. north 880 jams up from the 980 split up to the bay bridge toll plaza. the volume picking up.
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680, seeing that kick in and draw ma toward 24. a little break for folks through am a mo and san ramon. here no surprises but a build continues a little early past the san mateo bridge. and continuing in toward union city. we're looking at a nice flow but we're watching for the aftereffects. a nice flow of traffic but there are low clouds. >> thick fog out there. i want to make sure everybody is aware before they leave. this is a live look at san jose where you can see we've got the low clouds touching the ground. you are going to find spots across the bay area you can only see about a quarter mile so. we've got the flight delays. one-hour delay out of sfo.
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everything appears on time out of san jose and oakland. the good news is for back to business monday we're on time across the in addition. i'm with you. throughout the day temperatures are going to climb from the upper 40s to 50s. keep in find you have waiting it's going to be cold enough for something to protect your ears, maybe a scarf or a bean tee trap in that heat that escapes. a warm sunny finish. 84 m land, 77 bay side. 75 degrees. i want to tell you about the chance for showers. right now, though, back to you, john and marla. >> at least five people reported dead after what appears to abterror attack on a bus in russia. nbc news confirming 27 others
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have been hurt including at least one child. investigators say a female suicide bomber seems to be responsible for the attack in velograd. the suspected bomber appears to be the wife of an islamist militant. nbc news at this point has not independently1>h(jjt)ásq" this. >> a twist in the woman found dead in a san francisco general hospital stairwell after being missing more than two weeks. the chronicle reports a hospital orderly reported stepping over an unconscious woman a week before her boat was found. the orderly told a nurse who reported it to the sheriff's department. it's unclear why the sheriff's department did not locate the woman. lynn spaulding disappeared from her hospital room september 21 and found october 8 in the locked stairwell.
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her cause of death has not been determined. >> the california public utilities commission holding a hearing on the condition of a potentially dangerous pipeline(o that runs under the city of san carlos.3poñ earlier this month pg&e shut down that line after a judge's order after internal demails concerning concerns about corrosion and cracks three years ago. a deadly explosion. at today's hearing the cpuc will set a schedule for the safety investigation. >> 10,000 tips, no firm answers about a girl at theçãsther of a international history.
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welcome back everybody. 6:40 now. the couple accused of abducting a 4-year-old girl in greece making his first appearance in court. dna samples proving maria now called the blond angel was not biologically related to the couple. she was found by officials during the search of a gypsy camp. a lawyer for the couple says the girl was illegally adopted from her mother. an international search now under way to try to track down her biological parents. the charity has received 10,000 tips regarding this case from
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all over the country. >> the man charged with killing his young cousin known as baby hope 22 years ago is due in court today after changing his story. he has confessed to sexually assaulting and killing 4-year-old angelica castillo before dumping her body in a cooler. now he sis his confession was coerced by detectives. the 52-year-old charged with felony murder has pleaded not guilty but admitted to helping his sister dispose of the child's body in manhattan. 6:41. new details about a fire that ripped through a san jose home.  east bay jolted awake by an overnight earthquake. we'll tell you where people felt the shaking. >> a bunch of new tablet computers coming out this week. >> we'll give you a live look at interstate 80 in berkeley. it's slow going, not the kind of
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commute you want to be locked up in. day four of the b.a.r.t. strike. we have live team coverage after this break.
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they need to get it together. they got to think about the public. >> this is bad for everybody. >> frustrated commuters, workers and traffic gridlock as the b.a.r.t. strike stretches into day four. a live look at some of those traffic hot spots out there. you may want to be aware of throughout the bay area
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including the bay bridge toll plaza, interstate 880 in oakland and the san mateo bridge, as you head out you might want to grab a full loaf of toast so you have something to do with all of this jam. all of them packed to the gills. >> maybe some peanut butter as well. >> that works for me. >> we have a team in place on day four of the b.a.r.t. strike. we'll check in with damian trujillo, bob redell and mike inouye in a moment. but we want to begin with christie smith. she's live at the lake merritt b.a.r.t. station in oakland. b.a.r.t. workers are again on the picket06#ylines. good morning, christie. >> reporter: good morning to you, marla. these b.a.r.t. workers are here 24/7 holding the line. the mood is much quieter, more subdued this morning. very quiet except for the occasional horn from a driver driving by honking at the workers. i saw one of them put up a black cloth near a sign that is posted on the doors to the lake merritt b.a.r.t. station in honor of the
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b.a.r.t. workers killed over the weekend. they say it's much more subdod out of respect to the workers but the unions did present a counter proposal over the weekend with movement they say on work rules. that was one of the big sticking points in the talks broken down. they say they are giving on the idea of new technology but say not on rules that protect worker safety. both say that they have spoke within a mediator and each other. no new talks are scheduled. a closed door emergency meeting has been called by the b.a.r.t. board of directors 3:00 this afternoon trying to jump start these talks and get something going. at this point no new talks are scheduled. >> right now hundreds of thousands of people again rerouting their morning commutes. let's check in with bob redell live in the car now, slowly
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making his way through the maze in oakland. you're getting the first-hand up close and personal look. how is everyone looking throughout? >> reporter: jon, last time you saw me i was westbound 80, the east shore on university avenue. i said i think in about 20 minutes we'll make it to the bay bridge toll plaza. in that a. time 20 minutes ago, we are 20 minutes later we are not even at the west grand avenue overpass. we're in the flat section approaching the toll plaza. you can see break lights as far as the eye can see and the toll plaza is probably 3/4 miles away. i'll make another prediction we're 20 minutes out. took us 20 minutes to drive about three miles down westbound 80, here we are now stuck in the traffic leading up to the toll plaza. so to get from workly to the
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toll plaza probably a 40-minute drive. jts just to the toll plaza. then you have to get to sf. i'm going to make an assumption, it's going to take an hour. it's a bad commute. this is not a surprise when you have 4 hun thousand dollars people that rely on a train who no longer with that, you can imagine a huge chunk are hitting the roads and that's evidenced by the fact of what we're looking at. the front of our truck, brake lights and traffic, is some of the carpool lanes. it's slowing up. it's a bad commute this morning. if you haven't already gotten out on the roads and you do need to get to work you better come up with a plan to get on the roads fast or you're going to be late to work. reporting live in the backup
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approaching, bob redell, "today in the bay." >> god grant me patience but please hurry. to keep traffic flowing, the extended hours will be on interstate 80, 880, and 680. all toll bridges except the golden gate bridge will also be affected. >> there will be exra ferry service going on today. san francisco bay ferry's first boat leaves from oakland in about a half hour from now. the ridership has curveballed since the start of the strike. a chance to get a lot of new people. >> we'll check commute with mike. first we want to check in with christina loren. some fog today. >> yeah. common dprouground for some peo. we've got a good looking day
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shaping up after we get through this thick fog. this is san francisco and it's just as foggy in san jose. i want to make sure you're aware of that. make sure you're ready for the ticket pockets. as we head throughout the next couple days we're going to continue to see sunshine but mornings cold and we expect the fog to thicken up this week. down to 3/4 mile visibility in santa rosa and napa. 3 miles at the airport in san jose. no flight delays. delays out of san francisco and we'll continue to do so as we head throughout the day so. i'm with you every 15 minutes. waiting outs, all those lined up. a couple had beanies on. and temperatures are cold enough for ear muffs and the gloves.
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we could drop into the 30s in gilroy before all is done. gilroy is about 45 degrees. numbers keep dropping off. they will continue to do so which is around 7:20. comfortable conditions. we heat up once the sun breaks through and that will be between 10 and 12. temperatures are going to be a little warmer than averages in places like livermore, concord, 80 right about at average up in santa rosa for today. the upper 70s return inland thursday, friday, saturday, sunday, chances for rain very slim. 10% to 20%. we'll let you know if that gets better. if the far strikes continue. we'll get to the man on the job. the b.a.r.t. strike not great but you make things more fun a.
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good personality about it. >> shiny object to distract. thank you. you know the b.a.r.t. strike is going on impacting much of the bay. let's focus we have your typical commute. made atypical. here is a backup at 680. we have a crash and a car fire at 680. both adding to a bit of slowdown from capital expressway, 87, 85 and 280. there is the south bay. it's starting to build. south of the san mateo bridge. we're looking at the tri-valley over to bub lin. more focus and down to the san mateo bridge. that is moving smoothly with company over the bay. a nice flow through oakland but
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more slowdowns northbound. here is west 580, jumps down in speed and 24 is slow, out of lafayette all the way to orinda, and there is the east shore freeway. first the issue for 880. it's not northbound, it's southbound at 66 here there is a crash that pulled over to the holder. while these folks are heading to hayward, the counter commute direction has the heavier flow. some are using that san mateo bridge. at the bay bridge i turned our camera over to look at -- not sure you can check it but there it is t snow around the berkeley choyv. those are both moving. all out of the maze so these three major roadways all funneling down here toward the bay bridge toll plaza, the metering lights are on and the
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backup, you heard him say it took 20 minutes to go 3 miles. if you can avoid the way bridge i suggest you explore that. >> speaking of that our own bob redell is out battling this snarled up on the bay bridge toll plaza working slowly to get through. there you see a lot of red lights, guessing maybe doing about six miles per hour. at tops. we'll take it from bob. we'll continue covering this on the slow go all over the bay area. on line and on air. for online check it out on, check that upper left hand box and you'll see what you need to know about getting around. >> how a routine maintenance run on b.a.r.t. tracks turned deadly. damian trujillo joins us live near the tracks with new details
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about this on going investigation. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. those investigators wrapped up for the day. this investigation is only beginning. behind me people have been drawing off candles in memory of the two victims. investigators in haz-mat suits told me they had been here all night. they put some evidence in huge plastic bags. crews will -- the flowers and candles a few feet from the accident. two men were on the tracks inspekding them when an approaching train hit them. they will look at the camera footage from inside the range.
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that faces inward and can only dem stlit was at the controls at the time of the accident and also analyze other data as they pes together what happened. they not wasting time. they spent all night at the scene and we'll be back. live in walnut creek. new this morning people in the east bay they were jolted awake by a magnitude 3 quake. the shaking started about 1:45. two miles south of black hock. so far no word of major injuries or major damage as a result of this quake. >> happening now first are trying to figure out the cause after fire that swept through a home. the fire may have started in the attic of the vacant home. this happened on third street.
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the fire was so intense they had to call for a second. >> i want to check business and tech. >> google continues to soar. >> up 13 bucks. we look at the nasdaq and the open there. the one in the original. not working. the guest was the department of heem land security. they had the cyber security. >> facebook had a hick up. the site said it was down for maintenance. remain calm. microsoft will start selling its latest tablet continue in san
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francisco. improvement on surface 1 introduced a year ago. and in a disof timing is that, apple to apple tomorrow. what did we decide. >> maybe other improvements as well. >> all right. thank you so much. >> 6:58. let's check in with christina loren checking the forecast. >> good morning to you. we've got thick fog this morning. i wanted to show you san jose where you can see the low clouds have returned. it'sn$&ñ going to be pea soup between now and 8:30. day. 75 at the coast. the seven-day trout look, i'll have it throughout. >> nothing unexpected except for 101 at 680, extra fog at san jose. the latest changes north 880
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fast coliseum gumming up/xqñ ane southbound side an earlier crash caused all of this slowing. let's look at the maze and the approach, a slow coming off the east shore freeway. this is west 24, north 880 jammed. it's just cammed all over the place. down to the toll plaza. once you get on the span you're okay. 24 continues to build through lafayette to the caldecott. that is a tough drive for 24 all the way across that bay bridge. back to you guys. >> thank you, mike. that's what's happening "today in the bay." we'll be back at u7:26 with ou first live local news update and every 30 minutes after that.
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