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morning to you, thanks so much for joining us, i'm laura garcia. >> and i'm marcus washington. i like the sound of that, friday, it's a day -- >> yeah. >> friday -- >> everybody has a spring in their step on a friday. >> i think so, especially when you know it's going to be a beautiful day. we have had some really amazing weather and it does continue into this afternoon. here is a live look outside in san jose, all clear. let's go to the neighborhood of santa teresa, we will be at 50 degrees at 7:00 and quickly warming up. you see those temperatures going up a few degrees each hour until we hit about 75 degrees at 1:00 today. so it's going to be another warm one, but still looks like we will be close to those records until the weekend where we are going to have some changes. i will talk about that coming up in seven minutes. mike says the bay bridge is recovering quickly. that's after a couple significant disruptions to that flow heading over towards san francisco. look, the last report we sawg things starting to crawl across the incline, now we see a smooth
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flow on the san francisco side through the treasure island tunnel and over here up the incline, the bay bridge toll plaza still has the backup, but they look like they've sped up the metering lights as well because i can see the fast track lanes starting to visibly make progress as well. the map will slhow you a slow drive coming off the berkeley curve. everywhere else in the bay area looks like a typical friday and perhaps even a little better. we are watching castro valley, looks like there may be a crash around eden canyon roads. for now we send it back to you for the top story. it is breaking news we're covering this morning. the president just tweeting and signing a new government spending bill after a brief government shutdown overnight. tweeting within the past 30 minutes or so, quote, just signed bill, our military will now be stronger than ever before. we love and need our military and gave them everything and more. first time this has happened in a long time. also means jobs, jobs, jobs.
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taking a live look at washington, d.c. this morning. now, despite the house and senate agreeing on this bill and sending it to the president, not everyone was on board. "today in the bay's" tracie potts live this morning with a lot of overnight drama that happened on capitol hill. >> reporter: it was a shutdown that lasted for hours while most people were sleeping and while the president is talking this morning about the military he's not talking about the $131 billion in domestic spending in this short-term budget. >> the yeas are 240, the nays are 186. >> reporter: a final vote to reopen the federal government after an overnight shutdown. >> so we can pay our bills and avoid the economic damage of a default. >> we should not ever allow our military to be put in harm's way. >> reporter: congress approved a short term budget through march 23rd with an agreement to increase spending on defense and
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also domestic programs over two years, extend the debt limit so america can pay its bills, and start senate debate on immigration monday. the house debate, still up in the air. >> we will solve this daca problem. once we get this budget agreement done. >> refusal to commit to considering bipartisan legislation to protect teenagers and young adults from deportation is unjustifiable. >> all we want is a vote. that's it. >> reporter: this plan was a didover after one republican, rand paul of kentucky refused to increase spending. >> one guy is going to keep us here until 3:00 in the morning. do you know what, i think the country is worth a debate until 3:00 in the morning frankly. >> the nation no longer on hold with a new budget deadline just six weeks away. reaction this morning from nancy pelosi, california's nancy pelosi, saying that the fight for dreamers in the house is not over, even though it was not a
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part of this bill that the president has now signed. the senate is going to take up that fight and they're going to start it on monday, not only talking about dreamers but also border security. here is the thing, though, they will need 60 votes, democrats and republicans together, to get anything done. laura? >> and unification is sometimes difficult we're finding in d.c. thank you, tracie. 6:04 right now and to our coverage of the 2018 olympic winter games. all new overnight the olympic torch is lighting the sky tonight after the opening ceremony in south korea. so it is tonight there right now, this morning here. we can't wait to watch it tonight here at nbc bay area, you can watch it right here. there are those local athletes they just experienced that thrill of walking into olympic park. >> can you imagine the dreams that are coming true? "today in the bay's" garvin thomas talked to people in pyeongchang this morning. >> reporter: laura and marcus, if someone were to ask me what
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the atmosphere here is like here tonight i'd say if lasers and fireworks were an atmosphere, that's what it would be. at least from our vantage point sitting out here outside the stadium. i can only imagine how spectacular it is inside. speaking of inside, we were lucky enough to talk to those fortunate people who are inside the stadium, literally people from around the world have descended on this small mountain town in eastern)6ú south korea a one of a kind spectacle. they say it's just something an experience you can't put a price on. >> 800 bucks. >> do you think it's going to be worth it? >> oh, yes, it's going to be worth it. this is a dream of a lifetime. >> i worked hard for this ticket. it's been three years in the making. >> very excited. i didn't know i would ever be here in my lifetime. >> all of us being here as a team a really positive thing for everybody. we are all looking forward to being a part of the whole event. >> reporter: we don't want to
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reveal too many spoilers because of course you can watch the entire opening ceremony tonight right here on nbc bay area, but there is one thing i wanted to show you, perhaps what promises to be the most meaningful moment of the whole opening ceremony is the fact that the two koreas, north and south, walked in as one country and this the one korea flag is what they walked under and i will tell you one thing, around pyeongchang tonight you see this flag everywhere. people are really excited that not only these olympics but just this ceremony behind me is a real harbinger of peaceful things to come. reporting from pyeongchang, garvin thomas, nbc bay area news. as garvin mentioned you will be able to watch the entire opening ceremony tonight right here on nbc bay area. coverage starts at 5:00 p.m. or if you're feeling a little social join us for an olympics watch party. you can take part in the fun at the players sports grill at pier 39 in san francisco. the party starts at 5:00 p.m. happening today a lot of
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people were asking how they could help after the hurricanes in puerto rico. this is your chance. there are guest speakers from puerto rico who will be in the bay area talking about the ongoing hurricane recovery efforts. hundreds of thousands of puerto ricans still without power, nearly five months following hurricane maria. speakers will appear at two silicon valley events today to talk about what's needed in rebuilding. also that need for solar power. we all worry about the next big earthquake, especially since we have several fault lines running through the bay area. this morning we have a better idea of what would happen if a massive 7.0 earthquake hit on the hayward fault which runs from san jose to berkeley. "today in the bay's" thom jensen is live in berkeley to explain that impact of such a large earthquake if we had one right here in the bay area. >> well, we had that 6.9, i remember it well, thom. >> reporter: we're here in berkeley outside the football stadium here on the cal berkeley campus because the hayward fault actually runs right down the middle of the stadium here, right through the -- through the
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football field. so if there was an earthquake here this would basically be ground zero, there could be significant damage here and this simulation looks specifically at the hayward fault and this new super computer simulated and earthquake with that type of power, a 7.0 magnitude like you were talking about or something close to it. there wasn't been anything from a 6.7 to a 7.0 here for quite a while, since 1868, but they say that there's a one in three chance there will be in the next 30 years. this new simulator model shows widespread damage to buildings, roads, railways and utilities in the east bay following that type of event. it also suggests a ten second quake along this fault would spread across the entire bay area and be felt for 90 seconds as it spread across the bay area. the red and yellow an orange colors that you're seeing on that simulator are places where the ground movement would be the most significant. orinda, moraga and areas east of
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the fault would experience the most shaking according to the simulation. more than areas west like oakland and berkeley. now, there's always a couple things you have to remember. just to be prepared for a quake like this, if you do find yourself in an earthquake, drop and take cover. it's recommended not to stay standing up. stay away from windows if you are inside. try to find a desk or table or something to take cover under and always keep an earthquake kit around with nonperishable foods that are up to date, water, spare clothes and a flashlight. you can also find these small kits, this one is from the red cross, it has a 12-hour light that you snap and it stays lit for 12 hours, a little bit of water and if you get caught buried in rubble or something waiting to get help, helps rescuers find you, keep one of these at your desk and your car, maybe even in your kid's backpacks for school might be helpful as well.
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we're live in berkeley, thom jensen, "today in the bay." all right. right now as we approach 6:10 it is a chilly start. let's go to livermore right now where our temperatures at 7:00 heading out the door for school will be at 44 degrees, but it does warm up quickly and another day with some mid 70s in the forecast. going for a jog in san jose, it will be in the upper 40s throughout much of the morning around sunrise and then some mid 70s later on today, warms up into the 70s there and all around the bay area. i'm going to take you straight to lake tahoe coming up in four minutes. mike, you're hearing about a new crash now. i'm thinking about how beautiful it will be in tahoe. over here we're looking at a smooth flow of traffic. there is a new crash that shows up on our spot in the south bay, but overall you can see how much folks are driving at speed. north 87 at capital expressway reports of a fender-bender there, waiting for chp to arrive and give us more detail. even 101 just mild slowing north
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of 280 and 680. the east shore freeway we are still just under a half hour from highway 4 down through berkeley and the berkeley curve, that's where things really bog down, getting to the bay bridge toll plaza where we take a live look and after a couple you have very slow incidents to clear across the incline we have had recovery. that left approach is looking better. getting back toward a typical friday, but a little extra slow off the berkeley curve out at emeryville. coming up next on "today in the bay," three hometown heroes hitting the silver screen, a sneak peek at the weekend box office including the true story of the northern california men who stopped a terror attack on a paris bound train. the close call for a florida man wearing apple ear pods. how responding to the report this morning. you )re watching today in the bay.
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every thursday and friday morning at this time i got you covered before you head to the sierra. here is a look at the forecast for squaw valley and alpine meadows. 56 degrees today, it's going to be warm but much cooler tomorrow with some gusty winds and still dry as we go into sunday. 45 degrees. still got about 49 inches of snow at the base and a season total of 118 inches. we compare squaw valley to what it's like in south korea right
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now for the olympics. it's 26 degrees there and 34 degrees in squaw valley. we will take a look at our forecast that also cools off, that's coming up in about five minutes. i'm tracking yet another report for that bay bridge westbound approaching treasure island. you can see those taillights move smoothly, though, up the incline and around the tower. i will keep scanning the reports and our live shot coming up. in business news this morning more market mayhem. i watched the tapes, a look at these numbers the dow saw its second largest point loss in history on thursday. the first biggest point loss was earlier this week. dow down more than 1,000. now, the irony here is all of this is caused by fears in the economy, it's growing too quickly. now, the stock market is not the economy, those are not the same thing, but the economy, tax breaks, $1,000 bonuses have
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contributed to fears the economy is too hot and interest rates might go up and that's why you're seeing the numbers. twitter and facebook making news this morning. facebook says it's testing a down vote button instead of liking something you can disapprove of something. say somebody says something insulting in the comments below your post. it's not clear if the down votes will make those comments disappear. facebook is still playing around with the idea. as for twitter, it made its first profit, but it's not growing. there are 68 million americans using twitter, that's down 1 million from last year. yes, i said down from last year. so as we all say, hey, join me on twitter we're not convincing anybody to join we're just competing for the same audience. and apple starts selling its home pod speaker today, this is like amazon alexa except it uses siri. as i mentioned this is getting very tepid reviews, i believe we called it meh yesterday. the speaker is great, phenomenal, the sound is great.
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reviewers are not happy with siri. >> not responding. i don't understand you. >> exactly. play huey lewis and the news and she's like what do you mean you want to schmooze? no. and alexa gets it almost every time. >> well, that's a problem. you want it to work. i remember the old days when you just turned it on yourself. >> the olden days. 6:17. new this morning, some terrifying moments for a tampa man who had his apple air pods blown out of his ear literally. jason colone was listening to music when he was working out and noticed smoke billowing from his ear pods. he set the ear pods down to get some help. when he returns he was shocked to find that the right ear bud blown apart, charred even, colone says he is thankful they took the headphones out just in time. >> i don't know what would have happened to my ear, but, i mean,
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i'm sure since it hangs down it could have been earlobe, my earlobe could have got burnt. >> could have been a tough situation. apple spokesperson told an nbc affiliate in tampa that the company is investigating and will reach out to colone. >> how working out can kill you. it's a big weekend at the box office, sit back and watch a movie. the final installment of the "fifty shades" franchise. >> i heard some applause. >> newsroom is happy about that. >> getting a little hot in here. >> that franchise is hitting theaters. dakota johnson becomes mrs. grey. some new challenges could threaten their marital bliss. there is a story line here, too. >> really? >> it's rated r. if you are looking for something more kid friendly, you will find a star-studded cast in "peter rabbit." james corden lends his voice for the funny character. and "star wars" villain --
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what's his name? >> domal gleason. >> this one is rated pg. three northern california heroes make their big screen bay buh playing themselves in 1517 to paris. they stopped a terror attack on a paris bound train in 2015. it is rated pg 13. i think it's really cool they used the actual guys. >> clint eastwood the director and all those scenes showing when the boys are growing up. >> i didn't know that. >> it looks really cool. >> he will have his movie critic segment later. we are all making plans for the weekend weather, going to the movies, going to the park or just spending extra time outside. giants fanfest happening tomorrow. we are going to cover everything for you with our forecast. taking a live look outside right now from san bruno mountain,
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beautiful start to the day, looking high atop the mountain down on san francisco. it starts out clear with mild weather there, but your drive from san francisco where it's 52 to napa where it's 38 degrees, a much colder start there. we have lower 40s, seven-day forecast is at the bottom of the screen. continuing in san francisco, showing some cooler air on the way. we are heading into the mid 70s today, up to 76 in east san jose, 75 in walnut creek and 73 today in fremont. daly city 71 for that high and the embarcadero at 69 degrees. mid 70s for the north bay, 76 in novato. heading out for that commute this morning in the peninsula it's going to be a cool start. you may have to turn on the heater for a little while with our temperatures in the 50s, but don't forget those sunglasses. we are going to have a lot of sun and temperatures reaching into the low 70s today. you've probably heard me sound very congested, still dealing with the allergies. a lot of tree pollen as you've seen those white flowers just
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budding off of those trees and it's going to be a warm weekend, especially to start. santa cruz today reaching in the low 70s but we still have a lot more dry weather in the forecast. you will notice the winds picking up this weekend as an area of low pressure slides across the sierra, still missing out on the rain for the bay area. mike was saying highway 87 is clear again. >> we had that report of a crash on guadalupe parkway and that was a concern at capitol expressway, that is cleared and most of the south bay is clear including 101, a little slowing up past 280 and 680. over here is where there's congestion as well as hayward across the san mateo bridge. i want to show you the slowing off the maze but much better off of 880. we have a view of our emeryville camera, we had that good recovery and stall reported around treasure island, have a camera there and haven't seen any disturbance or problems. you are moving smoothly oakland in towards san francisco. another issue by the coliseum, we have a camera there, northbound no lanes blocked.
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san mateo bridge our camera westbound shows the volume building so traffic slowing a bit. coming up next on "today in the bay," stealing your refund. new this morning we investigate a trend as thieves target mailboxes as tax season gets under way. ♪ ♪
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are shady fce 6:24 right now. what's going on with airfares? some security experts say there are some shady forces at work. >> consumer investigator chris chmura has a preview of the story our responds team has been looking into. good morning. we were tipped off to some suspicious activity with flight prices and that led us to a local company that is fighting back. take a look inside distill networks, a san francisco security firm. its engineers told us they are working to shut down elicit computer programs that have been tinkering with airfares. >> this is a constant battle for some airlines there are thousands of requests every day, they hold thousands of seats. >> we are talking about bots here, folks. computer programs that distill says are exploiting airlines reservation systems at your expense. we will show you how they're doing t how to avoid the airfare bots and what happened when we asked the major airlines about their efforts to battle bots. call us with your consumer questions 888-996-tips or online
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at new this morning for you as those tax returns start to arrive thieves are getting tricky and stepping up their patrols outside of mailboxes. sausalito police say that the number of mailbox theft reports are up this week, those thieves looking for your tax refund check and they are willing to force open locked mailboxes. protect yourself and have your refund direct deposited into your account. pick up your mail as soon as possible and if you're going to be out of town tell your post office to hold your mail until you return. most importantly do not send cash in the mail. 6:26. coming up next on "today in the bay," school it out, at least for today. the cleanup efforts still under way this morning at one peninsula school after a water main break. plus 49ers fever sweeping the bay area, all because of this guy right here, the official announcement and what it means for the team today. we
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welcome to friday morning. 6:30 right now. we could see some patchy fog in parts of the bay area this morning, but we are in for another warm and pleasant day ahead, almost like springlike temperatures. taking a live look over pleasanton this morning. looking good. >> yeah, it is. >> i stopped because it said pyeongchang in the prompter there and i was like, no, i think that's the bay area.
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good morning, thanks for joining us, i'm laura garcia. >> and i'm marcus washington. right now we want to get a look at what's going on in the bay area, pyeongchang maybe later on today. we are right at about 30 minutes until sunrise so we're starting to see the light coming up over the hills. here is a live look outside right now in san jose, it's a great start on this friday and our temperatures will be quickly warming up. by 10:00 we will already be above where we should be for this time in february. 61 degrees as normal, but we will be at 63 degrees and heading into the mid 70s today. we do have a lot more of the warm weather in the forecast for all of the bay area this afternoon. mid 70s for livermore, 69 in san francisco and 74 in santa rosa. we will skip right ahead to the weekend events coming up in about seven minutes, but mike says the maze is the place to be. it is or isn't depending on how you want to look at it. everybody is here, all the lights in motion or slow motion around the berkeley curve, coming off of 580 approaching
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off of 880 coming towards us. as we look at your map, that's why all of these roads feegt feeding into the bay bridge are slow. extra slowing golden gate field down to the berkeley curve. 35 minutes from highway 4 to the bay bridge toll plaza. the rest of the bay moves very nicely. we will talk about the south bay and look at the slowing coming up. back to you. breaking news, a live look in washington where the latest federal shutdown is over. about one hour ago president trump announced that he signed the budget. officially ending that shutdown hours after it started. but the deal to get there, well, it went into overtime. >> the house only voted to pass the deal at about 2:30 our time pacific. senate passed it four hours earlier. it increases domestic spending and suspends the debt ceiling until march of 2019. latest federal shutdown is nearly includes fund to go keep the government running through the tail end of march. it also limits any major disruption that would have come in a lengthy shutdown.
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cleanup happens in washington, also cleanup in the bay area. right now one of the busiest roads on the peninsula and parents are being affected. >> we brought this to you as breaking news yesterday morning. there was a water main break that caused a lot of flooding along el camino real. today st. matthews school will be closed again for repairs. "today in the bay's" kris sanchez live in san mateo to explain how much this could be a cost to not only the school, the church that's there but all the homeowners in the area. >> reporter: hi there, laura and marcus. you can see they are making progress on the cleanup at st. matthews catholic church here in san mateo. they scraped out the mud and the water is mostly gone, but if you look over this way you can see that the crews are still working on that pipeline. this is nearly 24 hours after that line burst. it was afr pipeline that was tw feet across, so we're talking about a lot of water in a little
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bit of time. it took about 12 hours for that flow to go from a river to a trickle and only then could crews start looking to repair the line that was damaged and also figure out the reason why that line failed. by then water was inside st. matthews catholic church and inside the school gym which was brand-new. the water rushed through the gym and into the homes and cars on the other side, aragon boulevard, where the asep family lives. >> i was like, oh, god, that's where my car was parked. >> my son's car is almost under water. i yelled to him put some pants on, forget your shoes, run out and get your car out of it. >> you can see where the water level was. >> reporter: several folks had feet of water in the basement of their homes there on aragon boulevard, but this could happen to any one of us, we all have pipelines, water, leading to our homes. so the question is if something like this happens will your insurance cover it? nbc bay area consumer investigator chris chmura has done a lot of work with this and
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he says that car flooding is almost always covered, so good news for the asep family at least. flooding inside the home is generally covered when the party is caused by something like a leaky dishwasher or broken water heater. storm flooding is largely not covered unless you have federal flood insurance. in this case the flooding was caused by another agency like cal water and thus may not be covered as the insurance company could argue that the water district is the agency liable for that damage. the best advice is to consult your own homeowners or renters policy for the details there, ma i can a couple phone calls. the good news here is that this is making progress and we could see things getting back to normal in time for sunday mass and also in time for monday class, although i did talk to a little second grader who didn't have too much of a problem being off with her dad for the day yesterday and i guess she will be doing the same thing today. in san mateo, kris sanchez, "today in the bay."
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>> probably a scramble for parents who have to work, though. there's some safety concerns rattling a north bay neighborhood this morning. the search continues for a fifth suspect after two violent home invasions. yesterday you see the s.w.a.t. teams there and police, they filled the streets of santa rosa. investigators say a crew of armed men and women targeted two homes in santa rosa yesterday. they were looking for marijuana. the suspect tied a family up and shot two of the victims, one of them died. it all happened early yesterday morning on fulton road and melcon lane. detectives later spotted the suspects van in vallejo where three people were arrested but two got away. authorities eventually the caught one of the suspect who took off and law enforcement this morning still looking for one more suspect. happening today you might find yourself facing more traffic problems, possibly even road blocks, that's because the bay area playing host to world leaders and california's top representative. >> canadian prime minister
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justin trudeau will be meeting with governor jerry brown and lieutenant governor gavin newsom in san francisco. yesterday he arrived in san francisco meeting with i a the love movers and shakers in the tech world including salesforce ceo marc benioff who is committing to investing $2 billion in salesforce's canadian operations. there is a big question a lot of people are asking this morning, will former president barack obama tee off. the last check mr. obama is still in monterey. yesterday he spoke at a private at&t event. you know that he brought -- we do know that he brought his golf clubs with him so we're still wondering but we don't know fell be playing in the at&t pebble beach pro-am golf tournament going on today. we will keep you posted on social media once we find out. >> it was big on social media yesterday. really big news for 49ers fans, the off-season really off to a great start after the team signed quarterback jimmy garoppolo to a long-term good money deal. it's a story our own raj mathai
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broke on twitter yesterday morning. "today in the bay's" bob redell joins us live at levi stadium to explain what the team is doing today to make it official. >> reporter: good morning, laura. five hours from now at 11:30 at levi stadium jimmy garoppolo and the 49ers will hold a press conference to talk about and answer questions about this five-year contract extension that now makes him the highest paid player in the nfl. as you can see in this video released by the team yesterday, garoppolo and his family arrived back to the bay area by a private jet for this morning's official announcement. the 49ers will pay garoppolo $137.5 million over the next five years, which comes out to $27.5 million annually. you will recall the 49ers acquired garoppolo last year mid season in a trade with the new england patriots. the 49ers then went 5-0 in the games in which he started as
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quarterback. generating a lot of buzz for a team that had until then a losing record. in an article posted online the 49ers said that they believe that they can use garoppolo as a prime selling point to lure other top talent in the nfl to their franchise to convince those players that this organization is now stable and the 49ers also think that this puts them in good position for the upcoming draft, considering that they don't have to look for a quarterback now. if they get the ninth or tenth pick in the first round they can be in position to lure other top talent that are not quarterbacks. reporting live here outside levi stadium in santa clara, bob redell, "today in the bay." >> what a deal, right? >> you know what his agent said, show me the money. >> right. exactly. live pictures for you right now from at&t park and just a reminder for you tomorrow is giants fanfest. you can meet the players and the coaches and check out the field. so much to do.
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of course, the weather will be nice for us. this is from 10:00 until 3:00 tomorrow and get this, it's free. no reason not to go. we should mention the giants tickets go on sale tomorrow as well. mike, get your money ready. also if you are worried about parking then take cal trains. they have one of those giants trains for the season. >> you can walk. i love it. >> if you walk from the south bay maybe you should leave now. but there's no traffic. traffic just starting to build for 101, 87 and 85 show the signs of the morning commute so does 280 at the 880/17 interchange. some pattern as any other day of the week but it's friday so a later lighter start. as we look at the rest of the bay everything moving nicely. hayward, south 880 and west 92 the san mateo bridge over toward the peninsula a typical build there as well. these are just a little lighter than we typically see except for highway 4, there is a crash westbound highway 4 right around san marco boulevard, slows you through bay point. a nice drive over to and through
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the east shore freeway. slowing near berkeley of course. talking about the city with the giants fanfest, but also remember if you take muni there will be congestion with the chinatown festival. it is going to be a great weekend. we have had such warm weather some people are excited it's going to cool off some, it's not going to be as warm but still very comfortable. we will reach into the mid to upper 60s from the coast to the bay, inland areas 71 degrees, a lot of sunshine. that continues into sunday. it's going to be a windy weekend and keep that in mind if you are going to the beach, too, you will need to hold on to your hat. yes, bring the sunscreen. we talked about this, the giants fanfest happening at at&t park tomorrow and it's going to be a busy one, our temperatures in the upper 50s and just like it always is in at&t park, you want to make sure that you are bundled up because it will feel cooler once the winds start to gust. if you are going down to the at&t pebble beach pro-am it is
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going to be beautiful with highs in the low 70s today, but low 60s tomorrow. you will notice that dip in those temperatures, but still all clear even through sunday with highs up to 65 degrees. for the warmer weather you can go down to paso robles that will be in the low 80s today, 77 degrees tomorrow and sunday at 75. here is a live look at kirkwood, this will have you packing the car, it will be in the low 50s today but 35 degrees tomorrow, that's the high temperature, but still no snow in the forecast. i will have a look at today's forecast that's coming up in about three minutes. thanks, kari. 6:41. coming up next on "today in the bay," more than a dozen pieces of olympics history right here in northern california. >> this is the london torch. >> pretty cool. new this morning we are going to introduce you to the northern california man who collects olympic torches. as we count down to our own opening ceremony.
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and while you were sleeping the government shut down again, and then reopened again. so good morning. and again we are watching the stock markets here on nbc bay area "today in the bay." you can see right now something good, the dow is up 188 points, it actually rebounded 300 points at the opening from yesterday's 1,000 point slide. sorry. i can't make it.
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it's just my eczema again, but it's fine. yeah, it's fine. you ok? eczema. it's fine. hey! hi! aren't you hot? eczema again? it's fine. i saw something the other day. eczema exposed. your eczema could be something called atopic dermatitis,
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which can be caused by inflammation under your skin. maybe you should ask your doctor? go to to learn more. happy friday. it is 6:44 with an all clear
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start around the bay area, we are about 15 minutes away from sunrise right now and as we take a live look outside in san jose it's a chilly start, let's go to willow glen, we will be at 57 degrees already by 10:00, our temperatures warming up very quickly into the mid 70s today, more sunshine but we will be closer to normal as we go into the weekend. it's about to cool off, we will talk about that and a what's ahead for the weekend coming up in five minutes. and you're looking at perhaps the slowest drive in the bay area right now, but i couldn't figure out why exactly things have gotten bad here. i will tell you why and what's the advantage of our live cameras. thank you very much, kari and mike. we have breaking news just coming into our newsroom right now. a 5.8 magnitude earthquake just hit off the pacific coast of mexico. the quake was centered near the state of jalisco.
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so far no reports of major damage or injuries and there is no word on any tsunami warnings so far this morning. we will stay on top of this breaking news story as new information comes into us throughout the morning. it's 6:46. right now the government shutdown while you were asleep and moments ago reopened. >> scott mcgrew joins us now. a lot of confusion in washington this morning. >> there really was. i was on the phone to people in their cars back east, some had been told to stay home, others told to come into their government jobs. it was a confusing morning but it all got settled and hour ago around 9:00 a.m. washington time when the president announced he had signed a bill reopening the government. the bill he signed was approved last night past midnight. the two houses there both alike in dignity passed legislation to keep the government running. now, how did they do it? by promising a lot to everybody, not a wall, not daca, but hundreds of billions in spending including money for our friends
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and neighbors in napa to help them recover from that terrible fire. we are seeing a curious change in american politics with republicans as big spenders, offering money towards projects they like and projects democrats like to get those democratic votes. remember, the gop just cut taxes and added to spending and that leads to massive new debt and deficits. to be fair, 67 republicans in the house did vote no this morning. but it's an overall change in attitude. let me take you back to the 2012 national convention where they set up a massive debt clock right there in the stadium showing what they were calling the obama debt, $8 trillion, that is a blast from the past, the debt is almost twice that now. president trump says the reason the debt and the deficit are increasing is because there aren't enough republicans. in a tweet a short time ago he said without more republicans in congress we were forced to increase spending on things we did not like or want in order to finally after many years of depletion take care of our
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military. sadly we needed some dem votes for passage. must elect more republicans in 2018. now, looking ahead will republican leadership keep its promise, start talking about daca, and what is the few fewer for chief of staff jon kelley? "the new york times" is reported president trump has been on the phone with this guy reince priebus his previous chief of staff, the guy he fired, to talk to him about whether he should fire his current chief of staff, jon kelley. we examine the president's tweets and executive orders and speeches every day right here on "today in the bay." i'm @scottmcgrew on twitter. take a look at this, new this morning a northern california man he is showing off his collection of more than a dozen olympic torches. nelson howard lives in sacramento and he owns 16 of the 19 torches from the modern era summer games and really every torch from the winter games of the millennium including pyeongchang. his favorite is from the 1984
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los angeles games which was the first torch that he ever collected. he was in the national guard at the time and his unit supported the olympic games that year in l.a. he also has the 2008 beijing torch which has been to mt. everest and the 2000 sydney games torch which was lit under water and taken beneath the great barrier reef. but his rarest is from the 1964 tokyo games. >> never ever see them come up for bid, very, very rarely and when they do they're extremely expensive. >> well, he says he eventually would be willing to give the torch collection to the sacramento kings basketball owner as long as the torches are put on display for everyone to enjoy. pretty cool, huh? what a collection. >> i remember my grandmother just collected spoons. >> wow. >> very cool. >> what do you do with them? >> play with them.
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run around the neighborhood. good morning. >> you don't want to drop it. this morning we are definitely seeing the kind of morning you do want to go out for a jog and enjoying your time outside with all of this sunshine, but it does start out cool. here is a look at our livermore school day forecast heading out the door in the next few minutes it's going to be 44 degrees, 46 degrees at 8:00, at recess they will enjoy that time outside with some comfortable temperatures, mid 60s and then as you go pick your kids up from school mid 70s. it's going to warm up fast. we are talking 75 degrees in livermore and in san jose, 70 in oakland, 69 today for a high in san francisco. as we get a look at that seven-day forecast at the bottom of the screen and get dressed for the day it's going to start out cool, you do need a light jacket but later on today short sleeves and sandals. why not, it's casual friday, right? but don't forget to take the allergy pills. we have had a high amount of tree pollen and i'm still suffering with that.
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we're still going to have a lot of dry weather in the forecast, but a couple of changes here. for the sierra we are going to see this area of low pressure dropping in fairly quickly that could bring in a light dusting of some rain, maybe even some snow and a chance of snow he for southern california. we will feel the winds picking up mostly between saturday night and sunday. we will have strong wind gusts that could increase our fire danger so heads up about that, make sure you keep checking in to make sure you are aware of what's going on. temperatures in the mid 60s for san francisco, cooler air on the way, but still not a drop of rain even through the end of next week. let's head over to mike for an update on that morning commute. kari, i saw a lot of slowing on our sensors for the east shore freeway, westbound 80 down through emeryville out of the golden gate field area, couldn't figure out why and no scheduled closures. then i took a swing around with our camera and we saw one of the lanes actually clear very slow moving truck moved down past
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university and in toward ashby, should be just about the berkeley curve. the live camera showed us something that wasn't part of the chp report. we also have the speed sensors showing things are moving better as they presumably cleared that big rig. slowing through hayward typical, same thing for 880 south, now 237 in through sunnyvale. coming up next a quick look at the top stories here on "today in the bay" including continuing coverage of the 2018 winter olympic games. brand-new reaction just into our newsroom, what fans are saying within the past half hour after watching the opening ceremony. a unifying moment that that i have everyone talking. but first happening now we're just learning the 2026 winter olympics will not be held in america. u.s. olympic committee won't even be bidding for the games. l.a. of course will host the 2028 summer games. plus keep an eye on the sky, another asteroid heading our way, the second in fact this week. the space rock will pass within
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39,000 miles of earth today, but don't worry, still pretty far away. before you head out the do
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here are the top stories on today in the bay-- before you head out the door the time now is 6:55, here are the top stories on "today in the bay." let's take a live look at cal's memorial stadium, that's because it's one place scientists believe would be ground zero if a major
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earthquake struck on the hayward fault. researchers are using new computer simulation to examine some potential taj from a major 7.0 quake on the hayward fault. it stretches from berkeley all the way to san jose. the research was done by lawrence livermore and lawrence berkeley labs. seismologists believe there is a one in three chance of a 6.7 or higher quake on the hayward fault within the next 30 years. a peninsula school is canceled because of flooding. a live look at st. matthews catholic school in san mateo. a water main broke and flooded part of a neighborhood, church and the school. this happened along el camino real. the school canceled classes yesterday and says that it will be closed today so crews can make repairs. the 2018 olympic winter games are officially under way, the opening ceremony ended just about an hour and a half ago, we will show that full tonight on nbc bay area. garvin thomas is live in pyeongchang. what's the reaction from some of
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the people that were inside? >> reporter: well, laura, let me start with my reaction. i wasn't inside and i felt like it was a once in a lifetime experience. the closest i got was where i am right now, you see the olympic stadium over my shoulder right there. the ceremony seemed to last a couple hours, we went and talked to people as they came out and the reviews were glowing. people talked about the music, there were people who had been to multiple olympics in their life and they said this was the best opening ceremony they had ever been to, particularly emotional, they said, because of the north and south korean teams walking in as one country. they said it was actually a very emotional moment for them. >> what did you think? >> it was amazing. >> tell us about it. >> it was awesome. the whole thing was awesome. the music was great, the best rendition of the olympic anthem i have ever heard. >> it was spectacular.
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i mean, just the feeling, the -- you know, the feeling of all the countries coming together, that's what the olympics are all about. >> reporter: but you don't have to take their word for it, of course, you will be able to watch it tonight on nbc bay area. the full opening ceremony. you know, marcus and laura, i got the vantage point from here right now but i'm going to go and watch the whole thing as well. >> which is cool. but it's about bedtime for you, right? >> reporter: yeah, i will do it when i get up in the morning. >> okay. good. they are ahead of us in time. thank you very much. and of course all of us will be able to watch the entire opening ceremony tonight right here on nbc bay area. coverage starts at 5:00 or if you're feeling a little social why not join us, it's friday night for an olympics watch party. you can take part in the fun at the players sports grill at pier 39 in san francisco and that party also starts at 5:00 p.m.
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looks like there was a lot of fun. i can't wait to see it. >> i love it. it's so cool and to see history as well with north and south korea together. >> it's going to be a lot of fun. it's going to be hard to stay inside today with temperatures reaching into the mid 70s, a lot of sunshine, cooling off for the weekend with those winds picking up, especially by tomorrow afternoon. mike has word of a crash in fremont. >> i see a little slowing, you will see that overall it's friday, lighter volume of traffic, but 880 slows through union city and hayward southbound 880 there and now into fremont. a little further south than we expected to slow because of this crash over at stevenson, but a reminder -- look at the live camera, it's friday, so this is a volume of traffic. there are patching for slowing through san jose and silicon valley but that's really nice. >> is anyone working today? >> well, we are. >> we are. >> we are always here. that's what's happening "today in the bay." we're back at 7:25 with a live
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local news update. >> don't forget to join us for nbc bay area news at 11:00. it is friday. enjoy the day. see you back here at 11:00. good morning. breaking news, over and out. after the federal government is forced to shut down overnight, congress finally approves a budget deal. the president quickly signing it this morning, but many lawmakers unhappy in the wake of an all-nighter on capitol hill. >> everything about this stinks, to tell you the truth. so what's next? we're live in washington. game on. >> big back flip. it's huge. >> the winter olympics off to an electric start as the world comes together for tonight's opening ceremony. but it's not without controversy for team usa. we'll tell you who to watch and what to expect as the games get under way. scandal and scrutiny.


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