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flyers so the man is not facing any charges. 6:00. an update to breaking news we've been tracking all morning. two police officers are ambushed, two iowa officers gunned down in two separate attacks all while sitting in their patrol cars. men us ago police say they have identified the suspect. an electrical explosion on b.a.r.t. causes big problems overnight. we'll tell you if your local commute can be impacted. >> dirty secret underneath your feet. the filth on the streets of san francis francisco. what's being done to clean it up. good wednesday morning. i'm laura garcia-cannon. >> i'm sam brock. feet and facility not the best way to start off the morning. let's give it a better feel. >> we're seeing temperatures this morning because of the fact we have clear skies.
even san jose dipping down to 48 degrees. livermore 44. notice san francisco, that's the warm spot. 52 degrees, 44 in napa. watch out for patchy thick fogg in santa rosa. mike will have more in a moment. temperatures this afternoon, a bit of a warmup. more in a few minutes to see the wednesday morning commute. here is mike. >> you mentioned there might be fog in santa rosa but in the north bay. in the south bay we have smoke that miebl visible. a car fire reported now. earlier crash that cleared off 101. a second crash closer to alum rock. 680 one car reported on fire in planes. sounds like three vehicles involved as crews arrive on scene, slower drive off the 101, 280-interchange. this crash sticks out into your
fast lane, slowing on the approach on stoneridge. the rest of the tri-valley looking good and the approach toward the dublin interchange. hercules to the made, that's because of the normal commute. metering lights at the bay bridge. back to you. >> let's get back to the breaking news this morning. moments ago this photo was released of the man that ambushed two police officers and killed them overnight. the shooter is identified at 46-year-old scott michael green. the des moines police department say these shootings happened about midnight central time when police officers responded to a report of shots fired. they found an urban dale police department officer who was shot while sitting in his patrol car. 20 minutes after that, an officer from a different department. this one from des moines was also found inside of his patrol
car just blocks away. both of those police officers are dead. at a news conference the police spokesperson says there is, quote, clearly danger right now. >> we're just a few hours into this. it doesn't appear there are any interaction between the two officers and the coward who shot them while they sat in their car. that's the best we've got. >> just another tragic development for the law enforcement community and for their families. so far no arrests have been made. we're also learning that one of the local school districts there is closed today. we'll update you on this breaking story throughout the course of our newscast. 6:03. new this morning, b.a.r.t. service mostly on time despite an incident last night that damaged a train car. an electrical surge on the third rail caused a small explosion that damaged a train approaching
the san francisco montgomery street station. it sent smoke onto the platform and b.a.r.t. closed that particular station. one passenger explained what happened. >> all of a sudden there was smoke. he was like, okay, we should get out. everybody get out. i knew he knew it was going to take a long time. >> again, no delays this morning connected to the incident last night. bob redell will join us with a live report in our next half hour. all right. and then there were three. today san francisco's mayor ed lee is expected to receive the names of the three finalists for the city's next police chief. "today in the bay's" pete suratos joins us from city hall with more on who can be the next top cop. pete, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the mayor should be making that decision shortly, even as early as this morning. the police commission is keeping
it confidential. sources tell us interim chief toney chaplin has made the short list. he stepped in when greg suhr resigned amidst a number of officer involved shootings, the most notable being mario woods who was shot and killed by officers back in december of 2015. when the new chief is selected, he or she will have a number of big ticket items including implementing the use of force reforms, trying to satisfy both the needs of the city as well as the police union. we had a chance to speak with the president of the san francisco police commission about the length think process which she says started with more than 60 candidates. >> the guiding principle is passing on people that we think were highly qualified with the doj report, everything facing the department to meet the challenge and deliver for the community and the department >> the department of justice report came out less than a month ago claiming the sfpd used
force against african-americans more than any other racial group, not to mention that african-americans were pulled over at a disproportionately higher rate. the commission president mentions that if the mayor is not satisfied, we'll have to start that process all over again. we're live in san francisco. pete suratos for "today in the bay." >> thank you very much, pete. 6:06 right now. a man in a clown costume attacks a woman on halloween and police are searching for the culprit. police say it happened about 8:00 on the 3800 block of black ford avenue off 280 and saratoga avenue. police say the suspect assaulted the woman and took her wallet and took off. two men accused of beating a disabled homeless man to death will be arraigned today. a warning that some of the video we're about to show you is graphic. 67-year-old tai lam was kicked to death almost two years ago as
he was sleeping in san francisco's financial district. this is a surveillance video of that attack. officers called it one of the most brutal killings that they have ever seen. earlier this week sfpd arrested joseph stull from hide hoe and david peters from stockton after matching their dna to the crime scene. 6:07. authorities are upping the reward to track down a man accused of shooting and nearly killing his pregnant ex-girlfriend. it happened in april in pacifica. authorities say the 46-year-old tried to abduct his ex-girlfriend from her job at a senior housing complex. instead he ended up shooting her in the head. she and her unborn baby, however, both survived. u.s. marshals are offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to an arrest. he's 5'5", 125 pounds, he is considered armed and dangerous. pacific can police have made an arrest in an attempted kidnapping on the peninsula. investigators say this man, 41-year-old mark solomon drove
up alongside a young girl and tried to force her into his car. it happened on monday afternoon near sequoia high school. that girl was able to run away. solomon was arrested and is facing charges of annoying a child. 6:08 right now. the filth on san francisco streets is growing along with the city's population. not talking the run-of-the-mill trash. a new city report says complaints about needles and ex-kremt are up from last year. >> i definitely smell urine and fecal matter and definitely not dog fecal matter. >> right now the city is in the process of hiring additional cleanup crews for that. they're expected to be on the street by the end of the year. at 6:08, moving on to decision 2016. it is a race to the finish. by this time next week we will either have a new president or they'll still be counting those votes. last night donald trump was in wisconsin continuing his attacks
on obamacare, wikileaks and the renewed e-mail investigation into hillary clinton. some major polls are showing a comeback for trump. protesters in florida taunted mrs. clinton as she rallied with former miss universe alicia machado. both candidates are urging people to get out to o vote. >> the best way to stop him, by showing up and voting and getting the biggest turnout in history. >> wisconsin is one of several states where you change your early ballot if you think you've made a mistake. a lot of stuff has come out since you voted. >> polls show clinton and trump are next and neck in florida and ohio. what about voting for b.a.r.t.? how much would you spend to upgrade it? voters in three bay area counties will make that decision in less than a week. it's called measure rr. a yes will authorize b.a.r.t. to issue $3.5 billion in bonds to be repaid by property taxes in
alameda, contra costa and san francisco counties. it would cost homeowners there about $9 per $100,000 of their home's assessed value. the average bill in contra costa county would be $37, in san francisco, $52. the measure could be a game-changer for b.a.r.t. some voters aren't on board. >> i know there are some issues with how it's been managed, but i think overall it will make it better for everybody on the b.a.r.t. system. >> i agree there are a lot of problems with b.a.r.t., but it didn't seem to be the solution. >> measure rr needs a two-thirds vote to pass. don't forget to check out our voter's edge guide. head to nbcbayarea.com. put in your zip code and get informed about the issues and candidates very specific to where you live. right now 6:10 this morning. it's chilly outside as you can see. 44 degrees in livermore and napa and san jose 48.
a nice afternoon taking shape in campbell. you'll see highs with mostly sunny skytion approaching the 70s. san francisco in the upper 60s and actually trending warmer all the way through friday. san francisco close to low 70s friday. increasing clouds for the weekend. it looks like the rain chances this weekend mainly aimed in on the north bay. most of that falling overnight saturday into early sunday morning. >> following this crash and car fire in san jose. the rest of your bay relatively standard. you see activity in the tri-valley. first northbound 680 just south of alum rock, we still have the car crash and car fire in the middle of the roadway. tow trucks should be arriving on the shoulder, a couple other vehicles involved. north of alum rock you are okay to travel toward king and take alum rock over there, you should be all right past that scene. meanwhile looking at your drive times, northbound 101 at 85, showing a typical drive. 288 is also slow north of that
scene. folks likely diverting the traffic flow. tri-valley, slowing toward grant line road. the crash has cleared and to the shoulder at sun ridge. still in the lanes at brunn nell for southbound 680. up next, an uber driver now behind bars accused of sexual assault. >> we first told you the story about a man and his dog getting kicked off a cable car earlier this week. now this viral video could be prompting change throughout the city. wall street suddenly uneasy about the upcoming presidential election and a big buyout in the south bay. and we go to san francisco. city by the bay, baseball is going to be played tonight somewhere -- unfortunately not in this city. we'll be back with more news right after this.
chilly start to the morning around the bay area at 6:15. below 45 degrees in santa rosa, napa and livermore right now. for saratoga a nice recovery, into the low 70s by 3:00. >> drive times, 22 minutes down the eastshore freeway. still no incident, 24 slow from fish ranch to the maze, nine minutes there. the bay bridge showing slowing, the backup at the toll plaza and then ten minutes across. 6:15 right now.
san francisco transportation leaders reportedly plan to take a new look at service dog guidelines for trains and buses after an incident that went viral. video this weekend captured a muni supervisor and police officer trying to remove a man and his pit bull from a cable car. the man says his dog, rosie is a certified service animal. the examiner saying the mta trying to clarify when and where service animals shall be allowed. an uber driver is accused of sexual assault and starting. officials say pedro anorve picked up a woman and her husband and took them up. the woman called him to say she left her phone in the car. when she went outside she says anorve kissed and groped her. an hour later he called and said he was outside the home. she called police who tracked him to his home and arrested him. business and tech now, wall
street is evidently tense about the presidential elections. >> wall street likes stability. not taking sides necessarily in the election. it wants to know what's going to happen. as you know, the election has gotten less predictable. the fed completes the two-day interest raeft meeting today. wet don't think the fed will make a move so close to the election, it's likely giving a hint it's raising rates after the election. we get the latest jobs numbers on friday. the last jobs report before the election. last month's jobs were very strong. unemployment at 5%. facebook reports its profits after the closing bell today. investors have high hopes. the company's stocks hit an all-time high in the last few weeks. facebook launching a game service to compete with steam. it's available on pcs only, streaming games as opposed to the kind you buy on a store, on a disk. brocade found a buyer this
morning, broad comm, a $5.5 billion deal. starbucks has not specifically confirmed this is the holiday cup. it's available in stores today. they have released their holiday drinks though. people on social media criticizing it is not christmasy enough. starbucks has not actually said this is the holiday cup. the ceo said, quote, during a divisive time in our country, starbucks wanted to create a symbol of unity as a reminder of our shared values and need to communicate. >> they're lucky to be able to buy a cup of coffee. >> it astounds me that this is a controversy. >> the color of the cup is green. it's green. >> not understanding the objection. >> i think the artwork should be highlighted. one solid stroke to make all
that. speaking of the holidays, get your pillows. holiday tradition returns to the san francisco ice rink at union square. later this morning, city officials will be on hand for the opening ceremony. it closes in mid january. not only the holiday ice rink in san francisco is opening. the rink at justin herman plaza is back operating through january 8th and i think underneath the palms in san jose. >> i'll be there with christie yamaguchi. >> with a glittery outfit. >> competing skills on the rink. >> i'll judge them. >> you can see your own breath in some places. >> maybe they powered up the holiday rinks too much. the cooling from the aisles rinks around the bay area. it might feel like you're stepping outside. compared to where temperatures
have been over the last few mornings. in san francisco, not too bad. 52 degrees in san jose and oakland. 49 degrees, clear skies. oakland a snies start to the morning. a crisp and cool start in san jose. 48, and a few spots from napa, santa rosa, livermore in the mid 40s and low 40s. look at the coast. clear skies half moon bay down to santa cruz in the mid 40s. the case of napa and toward the tri-valley, almost 14 degrees cooler than the same time yesterday. look out for patchy fog, visibility about .50 mile. you'll find patches of fog this morning. a storm out west will not bring us rain, but a lot of wind pushing 15 feet on the coast. a high sur 6 advisory as our temperatures warm up and you want to head to the ocean. 20-feet plus, during the day tomorrow into friday. use caution heading to the seashore over the next couple days. high south of san jose to spread
the chilly start. low 70s in the forecast. should see the same around 680 toward alamo an danville, 70 droes today. into the north bay, watch for the next chance of rain coming in as we get into saturday. we'll see a chance of those showers approaching the north bay coastline. you see that, that's a change in the forecast where most of the shower chances this weekend could be staying north of san francisco. that remains the only chance of rain. we're actually seeing here in the seven-day forecast. notice temperatures warming through about friday. you can see temperatures climbing around san francisco and the low 70s, more clouds this weekend. now we're thinking mainly north bay showers saturday night into sunday along with cooler temperatures. mike? >> we're still following this earlier car fire and crash in the south bay. looking at most of your bay, a pretty typical pattern. unusual slowing for this short section of northbound 680 headed toward capital avenue and toward alum rock. reports of an earlier crash and
car fire. someone reported inside that car. my concern is over that person. we haven't had an update on that. we see traffic starting to improve a bit. crews on scene making more progress. if you can take the surface streets, great. if not, slow past that scene and an easier drive north of there towards fremont. southbound 680 slow through pleasanton. a crash in the backup at the dublin interchange. the one in brunn nell just cleared to the shoulder. standard slowing through hayward and union city. drive times, looking at a smooth flow of traffic, slowing for 24 at fish ranch road. the maze approaching the bay bridge toll plaza, the metering lights are on. no problems from van ness to sfo, 16 minutes. selfies at the polls. the tug of war expected to play out in a san francisco courtroom today over your right to snap a
california's ban on ballot selfies. the suit argues freedom of speech pro direct those rights. while some states ban selfies, california lawmakers recently overturned that decision. "nbc bay area responds" to an east bay man whose new camera broke and he couldn't get help fixing it. >> consumer investigator chris chmura joins us now with the story. >> good morning. albert gurgrito brought a sony cyber shot camera from best buy. he said he used it a handful of times before getting an error message. they told him he couldn't return it because he had just missed the 15-day return period. albert says best buy then told him to take the camera to a sony authorized repair center. he did that. but albert says the repair
center wouldn't fix it, citing previous damage to the camera. albert said he had no idea what the damage could be, so he decided to reach out to us. he's caught in the middle. after we talked to best buy, best buy gave him $270 in store credit to replace that camera. in a statement the company said it found a manufacturing defect with the camera and it was pleased to resolve the matter. if you have a consumer complaint, you can call, the number is 1-888-996-tips, or visit nbcbayarea.com/responds. have a great day. >> happy ending there. a rough start to this day in iowa. up next on "today in the bay," an update to breaking news we're following. two police officers ambushed in iowa overnight. the new information we just received sounding the suspect who is still on the run. a late night electrical explosion on b.a.r.t. train tracks. i'm bob redell. we'll have the details coming up. i could be affected at any time, just being a woman. >> reporter: it is that kind of
fear that has a lot of folks packing pepper spray in their purses and backpacks. i'm kris sanchez in downtown palo alto where one woman was at the wrong end of pepper spray and was robbed. and good morning san jose, we're here to get your day started off on the right foot as we see early morning traffic getting going. folks on their way to work. we'll have more news for you right after this break. joining us. i'm ura garcicannon.
a very good morning to you, wednesday morning already. thanks for joining us. i'm laura garcia-cannon. >> i'm sam brock. here we are a couple days into november and you can tell it's november. cold out there. >> one of our burr months as we've been talking about this morning. temperatures in a few spots waking um to low 40s outside. over on the right side you see patchy fog in the north bay, 44 degrees. oakland 49, san francisco not too bad, 52 degrees. watch out for patchy fog. santa rosa, quarter mile visibility. that's going to impact your morning commute. 68 in santa rosa, 67 later today in san francisco. >> watch for fog drifting around the area. so far nothing like that in the south area. in the south bay, following this crash and earlier car fire. it looks like the vehicle is still in lanes. still trying to get an update
from people that car. slowing from 101 north of the scene. king toward alum rock will take you across surface streets. slowing for the san mateo bridge as more volume heads towards the peninsula. we want to show you slowing for the tri-valley, southbound 680 slow, and another crash back over to the shoulder at stoneridge. we have an update to breaking news in iowa. police have just finished a news conference after two officers were ambushed and killed. earlier this hour this photo of the suspect was released. according to our nbc affiliate in des moines, valters tell them the shooter has been identified as 46-year-old scott michael greene of urban dale. let's break this down. the des moines police department says the shootings happened about midnight central time when officers responded to a report of shots fired, they found an
urban dale police department officer shot while sitting in his patrol car. then 20 minutes later an officer from a different department, that one from des moines, was also found shot in his patrol car just a few blocks away. both officers sadly were killed. just minutes ago police asked the public to keep a watchful eye out for the suspect. >> all i can tell you is that the investigators have told us to release this information in an effort to locate him to try to get information we feel can be vital to what happened this morning. >> they think he's got information that's critical to us closing this case out. >> so far no arrests have been made. also we're just learning one of the local school districts there is closed today. we will be, of course, staying on top of this developing story, breaking news all morning long. you can also watch the "today" show at 7:00 for additional updates as the story continues to develop throughout the day. all new this morning, the
smoke has cleared following an electrical explosion right near the montgomery b.a.r.t. station. that explosion damaged one train and caused serious delays for people trying to get home overnight. "today in the bay's" bob redell is live in millbrae. the good news for commuters is everything is running just fine now. >> reporter: correct. so far, so good from what we can tell e speshlly at the millbrae b.a.r.t. station. b.a.r.t. telling us last night's small electrical explosion won't impact this morning's commute. there was a minor explosion on the third rail at the montgomery street station in sf which resulted in a small fire and damaged a b.a.r.t. train as it passed over that location. no one on board the train was hurt. the fire department extinguished the small fire. b.a.r.t. ended up shutting down the montgomery street station until the smoke cleared. >> it was kind of like smoke and he was like, okay, we should get
out. he knew it was going to take a long time. i'm like, oh, i'm just going to be late. >> b.a.r.t. has taken that damaged train out of service. the transit agency has not indicated what caused that minor explosion on its third rail in the montgomery street station. that station has reopened. to reiterate, b.a.r.t. says service has returned to normal and what happened last night not expected to impact your morning commute. live in millbrae, bob redell, "today in the bay." >> thank you very much, bob. 6:35, pepper sprayed and robbed. a palo alto woman is recovering after being attacked by two men who ripped her earrings right off her. "today in the bay's" kris sanchez is live in the busy downtown area. police say they're getting descriptions of the suspect, but it could be very difficult. >> reporter: it could be difficult, laura. i want to show you where it happened. we're on university avenue. the apple store is right across the street. it was right behind this block of businesses here that there is
an alleyway, a lane they call it, where that woman was approached by two young men wearing hoods. she was then peper sprayed there. it's also well-lit there and not too far from the parking lot. to boo, it was only 7:00 in the evening on halloween night. one of the men sprayed her in the face with that pepper spray and as she was temporarily blinded another ripped her neck las from her neck and ripped her hoop earrings from her ears. the way this happened has other women feeling very unnerved and unsafe. police say they may not know who the suspects are unless somebody else comes forward. i always park down random streets, right? it's a little frightening. >> because of the pepper spray that was in her eyes, she was unable to give us a better description. >> reporter: now, slr surveillance cameras at the businesses here on university avenue, but because it is a less traveled area behind the
buildings, the police say they don't have any surveillance video to work with just yet, but they say a reminder, always try to stay in well-lit, well trafficked areas. if you feel unsure, make sure you travel in a group. in palo alto, kris sanchez, "today in the bay." >> in sunnyvale right now, police are searching for two suspects who used a stun gun to rob a liquor store. it happened just before 8:30 on halloween at a liquor store on the corner of south wolf road and old san francisco road. the suspect entered the store, demanded money and used the stun gun to attack the store clerk. the men grabbed the money in the register and took off. thankfully the clerk was not seriously hurt. hillsborough police are investigating two home burglary attempts just about a mile apart. one on woodridge road, the other on lakeview drive. in both cases someone forced open the front doors of the home but got scared off by alarms.
a man accused of killing a warehouse worker in the east bay is set to enter a plea. 27-year-old kadeem edwards is being charged with murder. police say he struck and killed a co-worker last month as he tried to stop edwards from stealing wooden pallets. officers found the suspect five hours after a crash in oakland. also in court today, former san francisco 49er bruce miller. he's facing several felony charges after that bizarre attack at a san francisco hotel. he was arrested in september after he allegedly attacked a 70-year-old man and his 29-year-old son at a hotel on fisherman's wharf. police say miller was very drunk at the time and confused the victim's room with his own room. the elderly man suffered a black eye and possible facial bone structures t. 49ers released him shortly after he posted bail. vta this morning will break ground on a new tunnel designed
to improve access to a busy caltrans station. crews will build a bike and pedestrian underpass connecting brokaw rode with the station. an 80-foot tunnel will provide safe passage under three railroad tracks. a new lypath will link brokaw t that path. it's expected to be finished by next summer. the project to dismaptal the eastern span of the bay bridge enters its second phase today. crews will be removing the smaller trusses, using a high controlic pushup jacking system. this is an animation of how the method works. caltrans will streamline the action at noon. the bike path will be closed during that time. at 6:39 right now. we're seeing mostly clear skies and chilly temperatures. 44 degrees around livermore, napa, morgan hill. 46, 48 in san jose, despite the chilly start to the morning. willow glen, nice afternoon
taking shape. 73 degrees by 3:00 this afternoon. upper 60s in san francisco. 70 in oak lapd. even though the mornings are chilly, the next couple afternoons trending warmer. 70s for san francisco. more clouds arriving for the vehicle end. the rain chance is mainly aimed at the north bay saturday night into sunday with cooling temperatures into early next week. >> we'll take you to the tri-valley. you have the crash in san jose still working as well. a number of issues south of the dublin interchange. the latest crash involves a motorcycle southbound of 680. concerns are that the rider of the motorcycle is up and walking around. that's great news. over on the shoulder, that distraction slows you out of san ramon. more slowing past the earlier crash at brunell. also reported clear to the shoulder, northbound 680 at jackson. the jackson on-ramp is closed. use capital or alum rock to get onto the freeway. that should be north of whatever activity is still there. a couple of tow trucks are still
on scene. you'll find some distraction. northbound routes, 101 and 85 also on the build, 280, all pushing northbound. 34 minutes in where 101 splits with 85 to where it meets with 85. 6:41. coming up, a bay area lgbt center burglarized several times. why police say the latest attack is concerning. anthem blue cross members should be check their plans. a consumer group says the insurer is pulling a fast one on its customers. a black friday seek represent for you as we get closer to the holidays. dow industrials losing 30 points, almost exactly 18,000.
westbound 80 from hercules to the maze now 32 minutes. mike, thank you very much. 6:45 right now. new this morning, an lgbt community center in concord has been repeatedly burglarized. police are calling it a hate crime. here is what happened. according to the east bay times, the rainbow community center on willow pass road has been burglarized four times in the last two weeks. burglars stole credit cards and charged up to $10,000 on each of them. police say during the recent incident burglars painted homophobic graffiti all over the building. investigators are looking closely at the roadway when 13 people were killed when a tour bus slammed into a truck in palm sprin springs. the stresh of the road was under construction but no the area was not marked.
d insurer anthem blue cross right now is accused of misleading its customers, switching them to cheaper plans and then charging them more money. consumer watch dog has filed a lawsuit against anthem. that suit claims anthem is switching several hundred thousand customers to stripped-down versions of their plans next year and some people are paying a lot more money. anthem says state regulators approved those changes. the city of san francisco is join a call, city attorney tennis herrera announced the city is dropping opposition to a federal lawsuit charging the state's bail system. herrera calls the system unconstitutional and says it treats poor and wealthy defendants differently. a non-profit group has filed lawsuits against bail systems across the country. 6:46. californians may not be saving much water but a much better job than before the drought emergency was declared.
officials say in september people used 18% less water than they did in 2013 before the drought emergency. this time last yeek conservation was up 26% because of mandatory requiremention. heads up for people of benicia, you'll hear lau sirens around town. don't be alarmed. it's just a test. the city is testing seven emergency sirens at 11:00 this morning and that test is going to continue on the first wednesday of every month. also happening in contra costa county, schools, child care centers and other organizations are taking part in the country's 15th annual shelter in space drill. surfers get ready, the five-month window for the big maverick competition is open. surf is expected to reach between 22 and 27 feet in some areas this week alone. the competition draws surfers as you well know from around the world. today the california coastal commission will look into extending the competition's
permit which is set to expire. that meeting starts at 9:00 at the oceania hotel in half moon bay. san jose sharks general manager doug wilson is being honored, inducted into the san jose sports authority's hall of fame. that's happening at the sap center later tonight. 6:48. also today, bicycle parking is on the agenda for smart train stations in the north bay. this afternoon the transit board will consider final investment plans for bicycle parking. the bay area's visa will lose some workers today. >> scott mcgrew, a blue-chip company with unexpected lay-offs. >> the san francisco business times says hundreds of jobs are at risk. the company's foster city headquarters the center of the lay-offs apparently. visa says it is a variety of cuts. visa has about 4,000 employees in the bay area, recently bought visa europe. so the cuts may be part of that
deal. markets mildly lower this morning. we're watching a number of things, an ipo on the nasdaq. broadcomm in the south bay has bought brocade in san jose for almost $7 billion. facebook reports profits after the closing bell. this is a tv ad from the admiral, a british car company. we have the general. they have the general. the company minding customers' facebook feeds to figure out if they're a good driver and offer them lower en shurns rates. an interesting idea. what they'll look for is are you spelling things correctly in your facebook feed and do you use exact times, i'll meet you at 8:00 instead of i'll meet you tonight. that shows you're a good driver. super interesting article in the "wall street journal." the reporter discovered most
sales each year are pretty much identical to the sales the previous year. she looked at newspaper circulars and calculates 80% of the items featured are identical to the previous year. here is an example. you've got target ea's ad, two years ago and the last holiday. almost identical. beats headphones at $97 here, over here $96.99. the same camera. kpaskt same sales, but at least they're cheap. >> shows the popularity. i can't believe we're talking about the holt days. but we are. >> around the north bay, clear skies. look at that. san francisco, 52 degrees. that is as warm as it gets around the bay area. 49 in oak lapd after clear skies into san jose. clear skies and 40s for
temperatures. cool temperatures in san jose. the coolest spot further away from the water as you head into napa and livermore. 44 degrees. 45 along the coast. clear skies there. the exception to the rule, santa rosa, not clear there. in fact, patchy thick fogg. visibility down to .25 mile. we have a strong storm offshore but not bringing rain. it will push wind across the water that will transfer to a west-northwest swell. what that means is during the day wave heights will start to rise thursday eechlg into friday morning. high surf advisory. highs today around the south bay in the low 70s. you can see san jose about 73 degrees. 71 in morgan hill. tri-valley temperatures, 72 in livermore, walnut creek about 69 degrees. peninsula, we'll see belmont at. upper 60s into downtown san francisco under mostly sunny skies. in the north bay, highs close to 70 and we'll take some time for
the fog to lift around santa rosa. highs into the mid to upper 60s today. the one chance of rain does appear to be aimed mainly north of the golden gate and a weaker looking system that will bring cooling this week emd and clouds on saturday. on sunday, notice the rain trend mainly north of san francisco and rain totals generally expected to be less than .10 inch of rain. nothing like what we saw over the last two weeks. a warmup for san francisco, 70s as we finish the workweek. more clouds and cooling. a chance of north bay showers early sunday. looking at a calm commute for most of the bay. the peninsula no major issues. getting there, a lot more traffic traveling west across the bridge. south bay showing typical northbound build through san jose. no surprises except for 680. that's a trouble spot here north 680 towards jackson where there's a crash on the shoulder. more traffic flowing off 101 around the bend toward alum rock avenue.
jackson avenue is closed because of the on-ramp, the crash activity close to that. you'll answer on alum rock or capital a little to the north of there. meanwhile, the tri-valley has seen a number of crashes, around 580 and 680. the distraction had a little slowing off the dublin interchange, clearing towards brunell and south of there. sun nell has the typical pattern, slowing through the tri-valley. 880 south toward hayward and union city. san mateo bridge, moving slowly across the westbound direction. the bay bridge even slower than this at times, but they are moving. back to you. >> at least it's moving out there. up next, moving right along. we'll get you caught up on the top local stories we're following. first, breaking news out of iowa. police corporate their search for a shooter they say shot and killed two police officers overnight. it happened near de moin. the latest on the surgt search next. happening now, what's your area code? east bay residents have the last chance to get the 510 area code
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here are the t storiewe're followinon today the bay.. welcome back. before you head out the door, let's get you caught up on the top stories we're following on "today in the bay." >> breaking news in iowa. investigators say a man ambushed and killed two police officers. police now saying the shooter is 46-year-old scott michael greene. shootings happened ability midnight. officers responding to reports of shots fired, found an officer had been shot while sitting in his patrol car. about 20 minutes later, an officer from a different department was also found shot in his patrol car. the search for the shooter continues at this hour. two men accused of beating a disabled homeless man to death will be arraigned today. 67-year-old tai lam was kicked to death almost two years ago as he was sleeping in san francisco's financial district. this is surveillance video of that attack. officers called it one of the most brutal killings they'd ever
seen. earlier this week sfpd arrested joseph stull from idaho and david peters from stockton after matching their dna to the crime scene. expecting to hear the finalists for the san francisco police chief position later this morning. a source confirms acting chief toney chaplin and deputy chief denise smith achmitt are on the. the next chief will face use of force reforms recommended by the federal department of justice. switching gears. baseball fans, it doesn't get any better than this. one game is all the marbles, all the marbles. >> here is a live look at progressive field in cleveland where tonight the indians and cubs are playing a win or go-home world series game seven to determine the champion of banl. last night the cubs often continue the explosion, beating the indians 9-3, tieing the
series three games apiece and setting the stage for tonight's first pitch at 5:00. apparently there's tickets going for about $25,000 apiece. >> that and your flight over. i'll just watch it at home. expensive proposition. very cold proposition this morning. a lot of us waking up to pretty cold temperatures. >> coldest temperatures of the morning. napa, 42 degrees. a half hour before sunrise. that's about as cold as you'll get this morning. close to 70 this afternoon. low 70s around san jose. weekend forecast will bring in cooling. now the rain chances mainly into the north bay. >> in the meantime, mike will update us. >> a crash in san jose northbound 680 at jackson avenue. the on-ramp there is closed. used capital or alum rock to the north. city streets will take you there. that is of course clearing. it's gone to the shoulder now, some recovery there. nothing unusual about the commute but we have fog that rob has been talking about. >> we'll be back with a local
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