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getting up early to do a little workout before we start indulging later this week? >> maybe not this early, but yeah. >> good 48 hours in advance is not a bad idea. >> okay. sit back and watch. >> before you take that jog, how will it be for later? >> you will need to bundle up as you get out early. later today we'll have sunshine and a very nice day for a little while. we're watching the approach of our next storm system. the clouds are starting to move in now farther to the north. we'll see those clouds moving in later today. it's 41 in napa, in oakland 46 degrees, half moon bay at 49 degrees. we've been watching patchy fog in the north bay with highs this afternoon reaching into the upper 50s to lower 60s. we'll talk about the rain and when it rolls in. that's coming up in the microclimate forecast. mike has a crash now in cupertino. >> another one in 101 and sunnyvale. that cleared from this freeway. i'll take you to 380 farther to
the south, northbound 280 at deanza boulevard, a crash reportedly blocking one lane. light traffic keeps the traffic moving smoothly past the scene. if you're heading toward apple or past the 85 interchange, folks work at all hours of the day in the bay area. we have an issue much more serious than that over in el camino. for that de25i8, i'll hand it back to you guys. breaking news we've been following all morning long. >> wild high-speed chase right down the peninsula into the south bay ends in a deadly wreck. >> "today in the bay's" kris sanchez live at the scene in sunnyvale very active at this hour. any updates, kris? >> reporter: we can tell you the suspects made it very far very fast. you see behind me the vehicle is still here on the roadway as investigators are still gathering clues. that is the honda civic that is upside down, the passenger did die in this crash. we learned in the last 30
minutes or so that both of the young men involved in this crash were just 19 and 18 years old. this is how the whole thing ended, with the driver on the ground being arrested on suspicion of armed robbery. he did have a pit stop at the hospital with minor injuries. it started with san francisco police asking for help with the vehicle stopped just after 12:30 this morning after a suspected armed robbery. the chp tried to stop that driver who they believed was armed about ten minutes later near 101 and third street in san mateo, but that driver took off with officers in pursuit in speeds in excess of 100 miles an hour. about 1:00 this morning, that driver crashed into several parked cars in sunnyvale so violently his 18-year-old passenger was thrown from the car. >> hit five parked cars and overturned several times. the passenger of the vehicle was ejected and was pronounced at the scene. >> reporter: this may impact the morning commute for a while.
one block of el camino here in sunnyvale is still closed, talking about the eastbound direction between south wolf road and pobbler. the chp is investigating the chase and the crash that ended in sunnyvale. san francisco police, they're investigating that initial crime that triggered all of this, and that was an armed robbery. again, a 19-year-old man is in custody, an 18-year-old man is dead. in sunnyvale, kris sanchez, "today in the bay." >> thank you very much. tragedy continues this morning, a church turned into a crime scene. this morning a tight-knit bay area community is left in shock after a father is arrested for killing his 4-year-old daughter inside a church. police say 42-year-old gerardo mendoza ordaz drown the little girl at st. john's church sunday
night with his 9-year-old son watching. no one else was there. police say shortly after that ordaz ran to the heelgds burg police department screaming for help. police say they officially determined this was not an accident and the father was responsible. relatives of the suspect say they are in shock. >> i don't really know what to say. hearing about this for the first time, that's kind of surreal. >> his wife is devastated. she's pregnant. they have three other kids. >> this is the first homicide in healdsburg since 2008. a painful sight to see here as well. a developing story this morning. school bus driver johnthony walker under arrest for vehicular manslaughter. you see the scene of the crash. at least five children died after the bus struck a tree, essentially splitting it in half. this happened yesterday afternoon. these photos show the bus flipped over.
20 children are recovering from their injuries. investigators say they're looking at speed as a factor in that crash. >> a reason to be alert this morning. a brutal attack in the eastbound. this morning the search continues for an armed robbery suspect who beat a woman. i understand she was followed from a nearby b.a.r.t. station? >> correct. it's quite fright e ening. this morning, she's 48 years old, was walking away from a b.a.r.t. station in san leandro. this was 8:15 friday night. it was dark out. according to the sheriff's office, alameda county, a man started following her for several blocks. when they arrived at the intersection of 159th and mauber, a residential area not far from 580, the man attacked her, used a blunt object to hit her a number of times in the head, causing severe facial injuries, stole her cell phone and took off.
she's expected to survive. the man described as african-american, thin, 5'8", was wearing a blue jacket and jeans. if this man sounds familiar to you, law enforcement would like to hear from you. >> live in san leandro, bob redell "today in the bay." racial tensions continue on a campus in the east bay school. for the sixth time in the bay area, racist and homophobic graffiti has been found at a school in the san ramon unified school district. the latest incident on a school bus that serves mon vista high school in danville. the principal sent a letter to parents informing them of the situation. cal high school in san ramon has been targeted four times while monta vista has been hit twice. from oakland to d.c. now, late last night we learned the superintendent of the oakland school district is headed to washington as the new school chancellor. the spokesman says antwan wilson has been selected in part for his success in raising achievement scores.
we still don't snow when his last day will be or who will replace him. did you watch last night? conflicting times for raiders fans. finally they're amazing. that's the upside. their best season in 14 years, tried forethe best record in the conference. last night the first ever monday night football game played in mexico. >> it was technically a home game for the silver and black, even though it was more than 2,000 miles away. fans say they were fine with the team playing in another city, but for one game only. despite talks of a move to las vegas, many we spoke to say they're thrilled the team is 8-2. >> the best we've had in the past 13 seasons. >> raiders now have sole possession of first place in their division. this is what a lot of people are actually talking about this morning. could you see it? late in the first half, the houston quarterback went to throw a ball when a green laser could be seen crossing over his face. see it right there? several times.
it actually happened a few times during the 'em ga. the green dot was clearly visible on some of the slow motion replays. fans use lasers in sock are matches in mexico. >> good morning. it is 5:08. we are feeling some cool temperatures this morning as you step out. also a little bit of patchy fog in the north bay, but elsewhere visibility is all clear. no fog worries for most of us. as we go into today, looking as highs that will reach into the 60s. rain will return later tonight, especially in the north bay and start to move elsewhere as we go into late tonight and early in the morning. san francisco reaching 60 degrees today and 61 degrees in the north bay. we'll talk about that rain and how much we can see coming up in less than ten minutes. mike is still tracking that crash in hayward. >> that's right, kari, we have this going on for 880.
there may be a little slowing northbound just after the 238 interchange in a couple minutes. reported just after 238, folks going to or from southbound 880 and the castro valley y. it sounds like a part of one lane might be affected through the area. mean whoil we a easy drive through the east bay. all avenues are moving smoothly. he our great flow of traffic from 101, 280 and 85. thank you very much, mike. coming next, the first hundred days, what president-elect donald trump says he'll do as soon as he takes the oath of office. >> a short list of silicon valley executives who would like to work many d.c. we'll take a look coming up. "nbc bay area responds." we've recovered over $300,000 for our viewers.
it does clear with chilly temperatures. the coast and the bay will start out with patchy fog and upper 40s on thanksgiving day, and it will be becoming mostly cloudy as we go into thanksgiving evening. we'll have more showers in the forecast. i'll detail that coming up in a few minutes. >> with folks traveling out of town, the morning commutes are lighter this week. looking at 24 minutes grant line road to 680 for the 580 out of the altamont pass. the bridges moving well. you're at speed. >> a lot of questions right now about not just trump's transition, but what policy he's going to tackle first. president-elect donald trump is giving americans a good first idea of what is and is not on his immediate agenda when he takes office in january. the trump transition team released an video outlining plans for the first 100 days in office. it looks like the president's wall will have to wait. the focus will be pulling america from the transpacific
partnership, the tpp, and boosting jobs at home. >> i've asked my transition team to develop a list of executive actions we can take on day one to restore our laws and bring back our jobs. it's about time. >> as the president-elect continues to evaluate future cabinet members, he's traveling to florida. it appears his transition will be on hold until after thanksgiving. 5:14 right now. they raised red flags when they noticed something wasn't right at wells fargo and say they got fired because of it. our investigative unit in tracking employees who filed complaints with the federal government. the agency won't disclose how many cases are tied to the bank's fake account schedule. the agency says it receive dozens of complaints from across the country. our investigative unit spoke with a former osha investigator. she said a wells fargo case briefly crossed her desk.
>> it sat at the back of my file cabinet and ultimately was transferred from me back to my supervisor. >> coming up tonight at 11:00, the former investigator explains the reason the case stalled for so long. plus the investigative unit breaks down the number of wells fargo complaints filed with the feds. if you have a tip for our investigative unit, you can give us a call, 1-888-996-tips or end us an e-mail to email@example.com. same topic, but a different agency. the consumer financial protection agency that's been cracking down on wells fargo. >> republicans want to shut it down, laura. they've made no secret of that. it's not a very old agency. president obama created it to better protect people from banks. the cfpb was also born out of dodd-frank, something else the republican party saies it woulde to get rid of or reform.
max levchin has reportedly turned down a position with the trump transition team. he's one of the founders of paypal. "the washington post" says he was offered a trump job by the other founder of paypal, peter teal. teal, of course, very close to the trump administration. the post says teal has a short list of silicon valley executives on an ipad, a list of names of people he thinks would be helpful to mr. trump. normally when we say short list, we mean an exclusive list. the post reporter says it's also a short list because there aren't many names on it as few in silicon valley want to be involved. >> teal's board member at facebook, facebook working with the ntsb looking into the crash of one of facebook's drones. the flying wing which is as wide as a boeing 737 crashed in arizona. after that the ntsb called a
structural failure. nobody heard apparently the accident happened in june. only hearing about it for the first time now. for the rest of the news before the bell, landon dowdy is live at cnbc world headquarters. good morning, landon. >> hi there, scott. wall street will look to make new records today. the dow, nasdaq and s&p 500 closing at record highs yesterday helped by a jump in oil prices on hopes that opec will reach and stick to a deal to cut back production as well as the pullback in the dollar. the last time they closed at records was two sessions in august and one other time before that, back in 1999. you want to look for data on existing home sales, dow rising 88 points to 18,956, just short of the 19,000 level. the nasdaq up 47 to 5,368. the san francisco food delivery service muntry replaced ceo tran. raised millions from venture capital as well.
this morning bloomberg reports the company needs more money and there's concern the service is making too much food, sam and laura, in its san francisco kitchen, more food than it can sell so it has to throw out thousands of meals. munchry says it does sometimes make too much food but tries to donate. bloomberg says between 2015 and 2016 munchery made either 600,000 dishes it did not sell. >> that many? >> they say it's like a restaurant, we have to make more than we actually deliver, but that's a lot of food. >> have to be able to preserve it at least. >> or figure out a good system of donating it, too. >> speaking of which, we'll talk about donations right now. there's time yet to donate ahead of the thanksgiving holiday. obviously just days away right now. bay area food shelters still need more turkeys to feed as many people as possible this holiday season. you see all those folks lining
up and sorting turkeys at sacred heart at community service in san jose. they're scrambling to get enough donations. a z of yesterday when bob redell was at sacred heart talking to people, they were down to 1900. that was yesterday. today is a new day. still so much demand. there were some 4,200 families that needed turkeys. if you're interested in helping out, please logon to our website. we have all the instructions there to find out how. >> we're trying to make some calls this morning to see how they are updated. people are hungry year-round. >> doesn't matter. they need the help year-round. >> i think it's like ten bucks and it can help feed a family. while we move forward, thanksgiving mood for a lot of people. >> it's crisp outside, very crisp. it feels like the holidays and maybe that will help put you in the spirit of maybe giving some more as we get a look out there
now, heading out the door, celebrating a w for the raiders again as we get a live look outside in oakland. mostly clear skies. highs today reaching 60 degrees. it's only '46 right now. here is a look at the temperature trend as we go through the day. 9:00 at 51 degrees into the upper 50s and briefly hitting 60. it's 46 in palo alto as well as san jose. oakland starts out the morning -- napa rather starts the morning at 41. will be up to 64 today in san jose as well as cupertino, 63 degrees. lower 60s for the east bay. antioch 63 degrees. half moon bay 59. and as we go into san francisco, upper 50s to right at about 60 degrees. lower 60s for the north bay. we'll also be watching the north bay later this evening. that's where the rain arrives first. we will see an increase in clouds today. some breezy winds. here are those showers. we start to see those bright colors. that shows where the rain will be the heaviest.
and then it becomes a little more widespread and not as heavy as it continues to move into the south bay as well as the east bay and the peninsula. rainfall totals for tonight and early tomorrow may reach half an inch for parts of the north bay. much lesser amounts as you go farther to the south. as far as our temperatures in san francisco, some low 60s for today, upper 50s for the rest of the forecast. off and on showers for the weekend, but we'll have that chance of rain tonight, early tomorrow morning and off-and-on rain for saturday and sunday. let's head over to mike for a look at what's happening in the south bay. >> you did mention fog in the north bay. that's a note, but not a surprise for a lot of folks during conditions like this. looking to the south bay where we've had the activity. the crashes have cleared almost as quickly as they have happened. 880 at washington, clear over by the castro valley y. kris sanchez continues to report
about the closure eastbound el camino real to poplar. this may affect you through area. be prepared for a couple of blocks, reroute through the area. kris sanchez will continue that after the overnight chase that started in san francisco. over here, the latest crash is west 237 at north first street out of lanes. no real slowing through the area. the drive through the east bay reflecting the lighter traffic as well. 11 minutes from 580 to vargas through sunol. what about all that traffic around parking structures? coming up, making holiday shopping a little less chaotic, the plans about to get under way that could ease con jennings at one of the bay area's busiest malls. "nbc bay area responds" next.
woes at a popular south bay mall.. westfield valley fair mall a possible resolution to some parking woes at a popular south bay wall. west side valley mall says they're going to work with the city after this weekend. madness had drivers waiting for spots for hours. we haven't even hit black friday. now they say they're making it a priority, change the timing of the traffic lights before that black friday rush. we'll be out there on friday morning, "today in the bay," trying to keep an eye on thing and show you those crazy crowds.
>> keep your manners. be flies with people. >> happy holidays, please, take this space. >> i'll wait another hour to get another one. >> let me get your bags. "nbc bay area responds" to a san rafael man billed for someone else's car crossing the golden gate bridge. >> consumer investigative reporter chris chmura helped him out. >> this call came from john saffron who sold his car three years ago. he kept his fast track responder and put it in his new car. he later learned his bills were too high. that's when he learned he was being build for his new car and old car which continued crossing bay area bridges. fast track thought john still owned that car. ultimately he cleared that up and fastrak told him a refund was on the way. john finally rechd out to us and we helped him secure his $800 refund. tonight at 6:00 we'll explain
what you need to do when you sell a car to stay clear of the same problems. if you have a consumer complaint, call us at 1-888-996-tips or logon to nbcbayarea.com/responds. once you're there, look for the yellow submit tips button. you can share your story as well as documents and pictures to help us investigate your case. tomorrow, four frustrating airport scenarios and four easy solutions. have a great day. >> 5:27 right now. coming up, breaking news we've been following overnight. >> reporter: an armed robbery in san francisco leads to a deadly crash in sunnyvale. now three different agencies are involved in the investigation. a father will make his first court appearance today after allegedly drowning his little daughter inside a church. what we're learning about the man suspected in this heinous crime. plus a tragic scene that is still being dissected this
you're laura garcia-cannon. i'm sam brock. >> last time i checked. >> we are on the eve of thanksgiving eve which puts us about 48 hours away from thanksgiving. you guys excited or what? >> already getting the turkey ready. >> you have to start defrosting it. >> got to do that like yesterday. >> what are you cooking up right now? >> cooking up a chilly forecast. you need to turn the heat on this morning to get ready as you head to work or school, maybe getting ready to travel. it is chilly out there. make sure you have on a heavier jacket. let's get a look at some of the temperatures now. it is 44 in concord, 46 in oakland, palo alto and san jose. upper 30s for santa rosa. that's also where we do have some patchy fog. highs today reaching into the low 60s, a lot of sunshine, but those clouds move in this afternoon. rain later on this evening. we'll see that rain heavy at times, especially in the north bay. i'll detail that coming up. as we go into san francisco,
mike has a backup already at the bay bridge. >> that's right, kari. even though we've been talking z about a lighter holiday commute, a light flow around the bay, but we do have the backup at the bay bridge. the fog has moved around. originally we had some in fairfield pushing toward rio vista. we track that as a potential issue, drive times getting over towards the bay bridge and the tri-valley moving well. 26-minute drive for 580 out of the altamont pass, 680 and the bay bridge. in deed the metering lights are on. that's the slowest spot for the day. back to you. >> let's go back to breaking news we have been following since we came on air at 4:30 this morning. a chp chase turned deadly wreck as a street in sunnyvale is shut down as investigators comb through the scene. >> "today in the bay's" chrkris sanchez joins us live. it started in san jose and moved so quickly to the south bay.
>> reporter: right. it started in san francisco, laura. within about 24 minutes everything went completely wrong. that car you see there upside down. that is the vehicle that was subject of the pursuit. this is how the crash ended, with the arrest of the driver on the ground. he was arrested on suspicion of armed robbery. those charges are going to increase because his 18-year-old passenger was ejected from that car and died here at the scene. it started with san francisco police asking for help with a vehicle stop just after 12:30 this morning. the chp tried to stop that driver when he was spotted about ten minutes later near 101 and third street in san mateo. the driver took off with officers in pursuit, sometimes with speeds in excess of 100 miles per hour. about 1:00 the driver crashed into several parked cars so violently that his passenger was thrown from the car. >> hit five parked cars and overturned several times.
the passenger of the vehicle was ejected and was pronounced at the scene. >> reporter: mike has been following the traffic impact here. i can tell you this will last a little longer, one block of el carrino real is still closed. eastbound direction between south wolf road and poplar. sunnyvale police say they may have to close the other direction because of the investigation. we know the coroner is expected here later this morning. the chp is investigating the crash here and the pursuit. sunnyvale, dps, department of public safety investigating, and san francisco police is investigating the crime that precipitated all this. that's the armed robbery that happened in san francisco. in sunnyvale, kris sanchez, "today in the bay." now to a story causing so much pain today. the father accused of drowning his 4-year-old daughter as his 9-year-old son watched will face
a judge for the first time later this afternoon. "today in the bay's" pete suratos joins us live from the healdsburg church where this heinous crime was allegedly committed. pete, suffice it to say, this has shocked neighbors and relatives of the family. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, sam. 42-year-old gerardo mendoza ordaz will be arraigned later this afternoon. authorities believe he intentionally drown his little daughter inside of this healdsburg church that you see behind me. it has cleared this morning. we have video from yesterday when that church pretty much turned into a crime scene for the better part of a day. we're at st. john's baptist church. healdsburg police say this all took place sunday after ordaz abruptly left his wife and two other kids at home. at the time of the crime, ordaz was joined by his 9-year-old son. police say shortly after ordaz drown his 4-year-old daughter in the baptismal font, he ran to
the police department where they say he was naked, carrying his daughter in his arms screeching for help. the small community is shaken by this devastating crime. >> you see the kids playing on the street. it's quite emotional. >> reporter: ordaz was arrested for homicide and is being held under no bail. back in 1996 he pled guilty to felony burglary in healdsburg serving time in prison for that incident. as for this homicide, it marks the first homicide in the city in several years. we're live in healdsburg, pete suratos for "today in the bay." just a tragic story. 5:36. reports this morning of the new disturbing charge gns a former peninsula youth coach facing multiple felony counts of lewd acts with boys. julio ortiz is a former school sports coach in agenter thon who used his position to repeatedly
take advantage of boys. three more boys have come forward since that initial arrest. yesterday prosecutors successfully requested to increase his bail to $4 million. in a third trial, jurors have reportedly convicted a 22-year-old man in a disturbing south bay killing seven years ago. randy thompson and his friend jay williams repeatedly stabbed another boy, 15-year-old michael russell in south san jose back in 2009. his body was found in the back yard of his home. prosecutors called it a thrill kill crime. the "mercury news" reports jurors yesterday convicted thompson of first degree murder. in a previous trial jurors who convicted thompson were deadlocked on the issue. williams is already serving 26 years to life in prison. we continue to follow developing news out of tennessee as investigators still try to figure out what happened here. at least five children died in a deadly bus crash, and we're now learning the school bus driver
is facing charges this morning. "today in the bay's" sarah rosario joining us with details on what is a troubling investigation. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, sam. 24-year-old bus driver is facing a list of charges this morning. there are still many questions left unanswered like how did this happen. people who saw the crash say the children were forced to get out of the bus through the hatch of that bus. many of those kids were rushed here to the hospital. six of them are still fighting for their lives. meantime local police are at the scene of the crash. they still have it closed off and they're waiting for the ntsb to finish their investigation. that's something that's expected to take lots of time. no word yet on how long it will take. officials say speed played a factor in the crash, but there's no word yet what caused the driver to run into the side of the road and into a tree. we know he was contracted by another company to drive that
bus. we were told he wasn't cooperating with police. they arrested him overnight. he's now facing five kouchbts of vehicular hochl side, reckless en daengerment and reckless driving. 24 kids taken to the hospital, most have been treated and released. six of them still fighting for their lives. as you can imagine, this is just such a hard thing for people to deal with, especially the week of thanksgiving. a local blood bank is asking volunteers for blood donations to help children in critical condition in desperate need of blood. live in chattanooga, sarah rosario, back to you. >> i can't imagine how those parents must be feeling. thank you very much, sarah. pretty frightening moments at one of the largest malls in the bay area. a fire forced thousands to investigate the west field malast night. a trash fire started on the second floor of the mall about 6:00. some shoppers say they id on the
hear the alarm and if it wasn't for security, they would never have thoen. >> we didn't hear the alarm. people came in and said there was a fire alarm. >> it went smooth. there was nobody pushing. it was pretty quick. there was a lot of people. hopefully everybody made it out safely. >> everyone did make it out. it was evacuated. the fire department. put out the fire quickly. the good news is no one was hurt. employees initially were told that they could go home. but then they got the all clear and were told, no, go back to work. the time is 5:40. i'm keeping a close eye on the next weather system moving in later tonight bringing us our next round of rain. as of now it's all clear across the bay area. we see the clouds not too far from the north. we'll see the clouds increasing through the day. as of now, we have dense fogg in santa rosa. it's a little patchy in napa. elsewhere visibility is clear. as we go through the day after this cool start, we'll reach into the upper 50s near the
coast and low 60s for the bay and inland areas. i'll detail what to expect as the rain moves in later tonight in less than ten minutes. mike now has an update on san jose. >> that's the south bay. you did mention half mile visibility for santa rosa as well as a shout-out to the north bay as well. the pattern pretty typical here aside from this disabled vehicle reported westbound 237 around north first street. want to let you know the traffic volume will start to build off 880 heading through the area. i'll talk more about the crash that chris is following. the investigation closing part of el camino. i want the show you the slowing for north 101 through san jose. the metering lights are on. still a 19-minute drive, slowing through richmond and the upper east shore. a brothel busted on the peninsula. several people are under arrest in connection with that crime. but it's where the operation was taking place that's raising
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good tuesday morning. the time is 5:44. if you're traveling to the sierra, heads up, there's a winter weather advisory? effect. snowshowers there starting late tonight. we'll also have showers around the coast and the bay between tonight and early in the morning. skies clear as we go through the day. on thanksgiving day, a chilly start with highs reaching into the low 60s, a mix of sun and clouds. we'll talk about more rain in the microclimate forecast coming up. the view is clear for the tri-valley, the driving is also clear, 26 minutes from the grant line road area towards 680. southbound 880 through hayward, 14 minutes down to the dumbarton bridge. thank you very much, mike and kari. breaking news out of philadelphia this morning, a package exploded inside an apartment building early this morning sending one man to the
hospital. we just got an update from the scene. the bomb squad now says the package that exploded included an actual device meant to hurt whoever opened it. the man thought the delivery was his inhaler. he's recovering from injuries to his hand and chest. international news. developing story out of japan. you see the shaking there. at least 14 people are injured, so far no deaths reported following the strongest aftershock to hit the island since the devastating earthquake and tsunami five years ago. the 6.9 quake hit off the coast of fukushima. the nuclear power plant there reported no damage. the quake did trigger small tsunamis, the highest just under five people. by comparison, the waves caused by a 9.0 magnitude quake in 2011 was 30 to 60 feet high. 5:45 right now. a bay area brothel busted. san mateo police say they
arrested three people at a home on west 20th avenue yesterday afternoon, across the street from san mateo city hall and a block from sarah high school. in the south bay sayer hif's deputies say the suspect in a violent home invasion in cupertino had been scouring the neighborhood for potential targets. investigators say these men canvassed the area knocking on doors. instead of targeting empty homes, they say these criminals had a different philosophy. >> what's concerning about this case, knocking on doors, what appeared to be to find people who were home to have them go into the house and lead them to their possessions. >> deputies arrested the suspects minutes after they allegedly held a couple up at gunpoint and ransacked their homes. investigators say they could be tied to more robberies in the same neighborhood. cal osha investigating a deadly accident in san francisco's dog patch neighborhood. a man was crushed to death yesterday afternoon when the
forklift he was driving tipped over and landed on him. the victim's name has not been released. 5:48 right now on your tuesday morning. a school fight, but it's not between students. this one involves a palo alto private school and the people living right around it. concerned residents are fighting the proposed expansion of the school. the all girls campus was the city's permission to boost enrollment and rebuild part of the campus. part of the plan includes tearing out trees and bidding an underground parking lot. >> we don't want to see an industrial cement wall. that's not why we're here in palo alto. that's never been palo alto. >> the school says it's committed to limiting the impact to the surrounding neighborhood. an environmental review is expected to take several months. should california become a free, independent country?
it's a long shot. a group called yes california filed a proposed ballot measure yesterday. if it makes it to the 2018 ballot, it would ask voters if the state constitution should be amended. it would also ask voters if they want to secede from the u.s. keep in mind the only way to legally secede would be to change the u.s. constitution which requires the approval of congress and 38 states. more controversy this morning over white nationalists and their use of social media. >> more controversial figures kicked off the internet. khiel la tequila posted this picture to twitter with the caption seek heil. she's been kicked off twitter this morning. this meeting took place in a maggiano's italian restaurant. maggiano says it was horrified. said the group booked the
restaurant using the different name and the restaurant was not aware the group was dining with us or what the group represents. as twitter cracks down, press is growing. one has a facebook page in which she appears in a pseudonazi uniform. she's not really standing next to mr. trump of course. if this gets you kicked off twitter, how does it not get you kicked off facebook? let's talk about something apier. look at these numbers, the dow, the nasdaq, the s&p 500 hit new highs on monday, something thats ha on the happened since august. if you throw in the russell 2000, we have not seen all four indices hit records simultaneously since 1999. i thought about 1999. what happened in 1999? enron was a big company, an important one. napster debuted as well. the euro debuted.
the best picture that year was "american beauty." that didn't work out and that didn't work out. we're debating on that one. "american beauty" is a great film. >> i notice you did not put bubble burst on there. so we're good for another year. >> those were the days. been here quite a while getting up early. happening today, president obama delivers his final round of presidential medals of freedom. this year's list features big names. you saw bay area native tom hanks there, nba legend michael jordan, legendary broadcast ervin scully, microsoft founder bill gates, robert redford, robert deneera. kind of cool. >> pretty epic list. >> i love vin scully. >> tom hanks, a local guy.
>> he could play every single one of those people. >> he could, you're right. what role are we playing now? i guess the answer would be dress up in warm clothes. >> trying to keep warm. >> we even have 30s in the north bay. not only that but we have patchy fog. that's what we're facing on this tuesday morning. maybe stay in and get that cooking started. as we take a live look outside in san francisco, a few clouds, but mostly clear. at least the visibility is clear as you go out. we're seeing the fog in the north bay, i 37 degrees in santa rosa. livermore at 43. at san francisco, 50 degrees, palo alto 46. we will have another nice afternoon reaching into the low to mid 60s in the south bay. walnut creek today in the east bay up to 63 degrees. san mateo 62 degrees. upper 50s to lower 60s in san francisco. a brisk wind and we'll also see the winds picking up for the
north bay, showers later tonight, a high of 62 in novato. we'll start to see the clouds moving in this evening. here we are at 9:00 as the showers start to move in to napa and sonoma, moving into marin county and some very bright colors here showing that that rain may be very heavy. and we'll see it spreading oupt as we go into late tonight, early in the morning. if you have travel plans, we could still have some lingering showers for early tomorrow. then it clears out through the day, cool temperatures left behind. thanksgiving will be very school to start with upper 40s, even 30s once againer li in the morning. rainfall totals will reach spoen 10 inch for most of us and heavier farther to the north. temperatures will be at 60 today in san francisco, 50s for the rest of the forecast this weekend, off and on showers and the same thing for the inland areas. mike has more info on a closure in sunnyvale. >> that's right.
due to the police activity. kris sanchez i know is on the scene. the bay is clear as far as the freeways go. i want to zoom in for the closure, it's closed eastbound from wolf toward poplar. that includes folks traveling from fremont avenue. they may be affected by local traffic control. what kris found out, fremont avenue remains open. watch for adjustments they might have to make as they move vehicles around and the investigation continues. this will go on for at least another hour we're guessing. mild slowing for 101. back to you. thank you very much, mike. a woman brutally beaten and robbed while walking away from a b.a.r.t. station. the reason authorities say she was targeted next. taking aim on the football field. we're not talking about throwing the big skin. why the attention turns from the field to the stand during last it in's raiders-texans game in mexico city. happening now, good news in the fight against alzheimer's. rates of the disease and other
for a basic service, and now families of i right now an investigative unit exclusive. they say they're being gouged for a kbasic service. now families of inmates are suing saying the county jail system over charged for inmate phone calls. >> senior investigative reporter vicky nguyen looked at the claims and joins us now with the details. >> good morning. studies show one in three families goes into debt trying to maintain contact with a loved one behind bars. those relatives are mostly women and children of inmates. last year bay area counties collected nearly $7 million in call fees. the county says that money funds programs for inmates including education and religious services. critics of the fees say that funding should come from taxes. they point to the state prison system which capped phone feetion back in 2011. we found costs for a $15 call ranged from $2.50 up to $9.00 in napa. that same call would only cost about $1.50 from a state prison.
counties throughout the state are facing lawsuits claiming the phone fees are unfair and excessive. the you can see our full report right now on nbcbayarea.com. just click on the investigations tab. back to you. >> if you have a tip for our investigative unit, you can give us a call, 1-888-996-tips or send us an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. a public funeral service will be held for a sheriff's deputy killed in the line of duty. deputy dennis wallace was shot and killed at point-blank range while investigating a suspicious car. a suspect was taken into custody later that day. at 6:00 we continue to follow breaking news out of the south bay where a lengthy chp chase turned deadly.
>> reporter: the scene is still active here. we'll show you why three different agencies are involved and why that chase went to more than 100 miles an hour. >> a bay area church turned into a crime scene. a father is behind bars accused of killing his daughter. a live look at st. john's the baptist church in healdsburg. disturbing details we're learning about this case this morning. >> reporter: a warning for b.a.r.t. passengers after a woman is brutally attacked leaving a station here in the east bay. "today in the bay" starts now. >> a very good morning to you. welcome to tuesday morning. i'm laura garcia-cannon. >> i'm sam brock. a beautiful picture of the transamerica building right behind us. it looks like some clouds are starting to come in and will clear later today. >> will clear for a little while. our next storm system will be approaching. we'll have