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voting has already begun in other states. right now, 4:30, election day. voting is already started in other states. brand new video, in fact, from miami, florida. up and at 'em already. good morning and thanks for joining us for this tuesday morning, a big day for voters. i'm laura garcia. >> and i'm marcus washington. mike has a look at your traffic in a bit but kari has a look at our election day forecast. >> it is cold this morning. grab a warm jacket. look at some of these numbers. we dropped down into the upper 30s. now in the north bay, napa 38 degrees, and it's 39 in half moon bay. we're at 48 in san jose, and 43 in livermore. so after this chilly start, our evergreen temperatures will head from the upper 40s to the low 70s today, and it's going to be a warmer than normal day, so
we'll get a look at that mp we' show you green for oakland, where we typically for the last ten working days we've roadways are open now. bay, tri valley, all those 29th north and south suffered slowdowns over the last few weeks but a smooth drive. cocoa county no major problems. construction on byron highway. no problems carquinez bridge or across the san mateo bridge. it's a crisp view, crystal clear and crispy out there, bring your jackets, as kari said. top story, it's one of the most expensive midterm elections ever, and last night, vote candidates for california governor made the last-minute push. >> republican john cox, democrat gavin newsom visited the bay area yesterday to make their case for why they should lead
california. jean kelly has more. >> reporter: gavin newsom supporters give a rowdy welcome. he stepped on the stage with high-profile supporters, senator harris and governor brown. urging the crowd to vote democrat to change the balance of power nationally and locally. newsom says he wants to make the california dream possible for everyone. he will focus on housing, health care, and affordability. >> the issue that defines this moment is our capacity to address the issue of income inequality and wealth inequality in our society. >>epalth is onor affordable houe state level is extremely, extremely important and having someone in the governor's chair in the housing industry would be a huge asset. >> reporter: he said helping people get off the street and
into more productive lives will be a top priority. >> obviously a major segment of this homeless population are people who have been priced out of their homes. let me tell you, day one, i'm going to start working on that. >> reporter: voter also decide which candidate will land in the governor's office. jean elliott, "today in the bay." also today, voters will be faced with making decisions on several ballot measures that include proposition 2, homelessness prevention. if passed, the measure would allow the state to use funds from county mental health programs to fund the approval of the proposal would not increase state taxes. several homeless advocates, social workers, doctors and emergency responders are urging voters to say yes. those against it say it makes no sense to take money away from mental health services to build homes. also on the ballot, proposition 8 if passed would cap profits at kidney dialysis clinics by using a formula and also require clinics to pay rebates to certain parties, primarily insurance companies that pay for dialysis treatment. if you have any problems
whatsoever at the polls, we hope not but we want to hear about it. nbc bay area teaming up with pro publica to track any issues. if you spot a problem, call us 1-833-nbc-kntv or let us know at nbcbayarea.com/decision2018. this morning, the police standoff is over and people in that neighborhood in the east iry homes. in antioch, a shelter in n place just ended in the last half hour near deerfield drive. police tell us a suspect is behind aegedly assaulting an officer and barricading himself inside the home. >> the officer sustained a head injury. he was transported to a local hospital, where he was treated and released. >> around eight homes were evacuated while police worked to negotiate with the suspect. it's not clear how that standoff came to an end. one segment of highway 9
remains closed in santa cruz county. the rincon fire has burned about 20 acres. last night, it was 45% contained, the fire is burning northeast of uc santa cruz. new for you this morning, a first for muni, the agency is appointing a woman as the new acting director of transit. julie kearst baum will oversee a staff of nearly 6,000. she joined the agency in 2017 and has more than 20 years experience in transportation. that announcement comes following the retirement of the outgoing director of transit, john hayley, who is beingexua h former assistant. coming up on "today in the bay," the amc movie pass will soon cost you more. the reason behind the price hike in california, for the moviegoers, they have to pay up. how does turkey stuffing and
pumpkin pie sound for that thanksgiving meal? how pringles is making your holiday meal prep a one-stop shop for under $15. and a live look for you at the transamerica shop there in san francisco. beautiful, nice and clear. kari will have a look at that forecast, what we can expect throughout the day, coming up in just a bit. 4:36. you're watching "today in the bay." california phones offers free specialized phones... like cordless phones. - ( phone ringing ) - big button, and volume-enhanced phones. get details on this state program.
holland here at cnbc global headquarters. here are today's top business headlines. wall street looks like it will open slightly lower, after a split decision for the markets yesterday. the dow rose, led by financials after warren buffett's berkshire hath hathaway revealed it bought back a massive amount of company stock. investors are also looking ahead to the midterms today. if the democrats capture the house and republicans hold onto the senate, that is viewed as positive for the markets.allyto. amc is hiking movieass prices in 15 states where it's the most popular, including the subscription service will jump to $24 a month. you can still get the $20 a month rate for the first year if you sign up before january 9th. amc service lets you see three movies per week. no cooking required for this
thanksgiving dinner. pringles is bringing back three favorites from last year's holiday meal in a can, turkey, stuffing and pumpkin pie chip flavors. the limited edition pringles go on sale at 11:59 eastern at kelloggsstore.com. they're sold as a three-pack of mini cans for $14.99. those are your cnbc business headlines. what do you think about the flavors? >> i hope that's not on your menu. if it is, you're coming to my house for thanksgiving. >> it's a no for us, frank. >> i'll take the invite. >> you can come on over a of sh? >> yes, gravy chips? ugh. >> i'll pass. pass the cranberry sauce. >> that's right. coming up on "today in the bay," your election day forecast. no excuses no the to get out there, kari. >> right, you just bundle up and get on out the door. live look in fremont, we have a very chilly start, only the
upper 40s, but it warms up and it will be another nice day. we'll get a look at all of our microclimates coming up. we talked about how you need your sunglasses when the sunrise comes up but maybe even for this shot, this is san jose, headlights in our eyes. trust me, the traffic flow is smooth for silicon valley.
but hopefully they already cast their vote today. today is election day, get out there and vote. a little bear cub trying to climb the snowy slope in russia has a lesson for everyone, never give up. every claw. look at that thing. in far eastern russia, a mama bear was making her way up. the little bear was trying to keep up there, but kind of kept sliding down. >> whoa! >> poor thing. >> that's a long way down. >> oh, i know. >> you can do it, little guy or girl. >> it was a long, slow climb up. >> keeps going. >> way down. >> that is kind of far. >> can you imagine? but eventually, the end of the . >> makes you think when you're first learning to ski. >> you tell me that's the way i? >> marcus we'll be at the top of the hill just watching. >> and of course we'll have video. >> come on, marcus. >> i think we can see stuff like
that because everyone has cameras and drones. >> it's true. it's amazing. >> it is really amazing, nature. let's get out there this morning. all clear skies and chilly temperatures, too. here is a live look outside in san francisco. it is another clear start. let's head over to walnut creek, where it is going to be chilly this morning. we've dropped down into the mid-40s. we're going to stay there through about 7:00, and then the warmup does happen quickly. we'll be at 60 degrees at 9:00 and up to 71 at 11:00. 74d we'll see temperatures going up from there. the seven-day forecast is at the bottom of the screen as we check out our for today. cupertino a high of 74 and 78 degrees in morgan hill. for the east bay, headed up to 82 in danville and oakland will reach 73 degrees, vallejo 77. also 77 in redwood city, while daly city is up to 68 and for san francisco, upper 60s today,
but mid-60s for the marina district. north bay reaching up to 81 in ukiah, and novato up to 79 degrees, very warm weather for later today, but it is a chilly start, so whatever you need to keep you warm, like a hat or maybe a scarf, or a warm jacket, and then later today, short sleeves. you have to be ready for it all. we will have a wide range in temperatures, as you head out to vote this morning, it's only going to be in the upper 40s for the inland areas. the bay in the low 50s, and then at noon feeling nice all aless kro the b -- across the mid-60s, and upper 70s for a lot of spots. we have some very warm weather and a dry offshore wind flow. as we go into the same. in fact, we may have a high fire danger because of the gusty winds blowing offshore and very dry conditions. as we go into next week, high pressure moves right over us. we keep that storm track farther
to the north and we were hoping the rain would get a little bit closer but still looks like it stays way and it's been a long time since we've had some rain. we're looking at highs staying in the upper 70s the next few days and for san francisco still looking at upper 60s throughout the rest of the week. heading over to mike, you've got room for commuters. >> a lot of elbow room out e.ot of roadways to cover. we're showing you the south bay peninsula, no problems, of course this time of little build here behind me. the altamont area, you're still in the orange though, and speeds are e-pehour range at the worst, coming out of the altamont pass. even at the merge, 205 and 580 a smooth flow of traffic. 84 we have that construction zone, and we see the slowing there. overnight just slow for the cones, wherever you find it but no closures. the dublin interchange moves nicely. cocoa county an easy drive in through the maze and the bay bridge. the upper east shore freeway, less than 15 minutes, this is the best we typically see any
time of day, at the limit, highway 4 to the bay bridge toll plaza. live look shows you the golden gate bridge as well. we can see the south tower and the north tower, clear view all the way across, no delays through the north bay from or to the north bay right now. we get ready to move that center divide, the zipper truck will hit any second as well. transit agencies, no they'll start to build those rapidly over the next half hour. 48 right now. back to you guys. you may not notice until a tiger shows up in your neighbor's exotic animal trade fuels a multibillion-dollar underground black market in the bay area. >> exotic animals smuggled in the u.s. to be sold as pets. stephen stock discovered it's growing here in california every year. >> get an idea of how big this smuggling problem really is, our team went behind the scenes with
u.s. border patrol and fish and wildlife agents. >> it's crazy. it's such a fine line to work, because you don't want to slow down commerce. it's the needle in the hay stack type of situation. >> reporter: among the animals recently seized coming into the country, a tiger cub smuggled in the back seat of a car coming across the border from mexico, three live cobras, smuggled in potato chip cans from hong kong strapped to a passenger's legs under his pants, when he arrived from east asia at lax. to see ourstory, exotic pets end up, when they become too dangerous to keep in back yards, plus a breakout of what kind of exotic animals can be found here in california, just go to our website nbcbayarea.com/investigations. >> very interesting. if you have a story for our investigative unit, you can give them a call, that's 888-996-tips or send them an email, go to the
website there, nbcbayarea.com/investigations. 4:50 for you right now. as if the flight wasn't long enough, a man actually jogged 5,400 miles from alaska to key west, florida, all pushing a baby stroller. >> the stroller was filled with supplies and gear. thankfully no become the first person to complete a self-supported run he made the track hoping to from florida. he arrived yesterday in key west to and friends. he made it. >> interesting. quite the "today in the bay," after you vote, why not spend some money? the places offering special deals for voters. but first, happening now, a developing story out of africa. nearly 80 students kidnapped from a presbyterian school in cameroon. officials say armed separatists abducted the kids who are between the ages of 11 and 17. school staff were also taken. the kidnappers say they will
you may have gum disease try parodontax toothpaste. it's three times more effective at removing plaque, the main cause of bleeding gums. leave bleeding gums behind with parodontax here are the facts.leading attacks against prop c. the city's chief economist says prop c will "reduce homelessness" by creating affordable housing, expanding mental-health services, and providing clean restrooms and safe shelters with independent oversight, open books, and strict accountability measures to make sure every penny goes to solving our homeless crisis.
vote yes on c. endorsed by the democratic party, nancy pelosi, and dianne feinstein. welcome back. tuesday morning. live look, this time the san mateo, folks already out and about. 4:53 right now. we've got new details for you this morning suggestin effo liability when it comes to wildfire damages. the utility may be on the hook for billions in damages from last year's north bay firestorm but in its recent earnings call the ceo says it will continue trying to change california's strict liability standards. governor brown recently signed a new fire mitigation law allowing utilities to hike rates to cover damage costs but the measure
initially included language to change liability laws, which lawmakers later removed, so the bill would pass. an inmate is being blamed for a small fire at a out at the main detention facility in santa rosa around 10:00 in the morning. they say the inmate used an electrical outlet, toilet paper and clothing to start that fire. it happened in a special segregated area for high risk inmates. 16 staff members and five inmates needed treatment for smoke inhalation. check your pantry before you cook. popular cake mix is being pulled from store shovels. dunkin hines is recalling white, butter golden, confetti and classic yellow. sample of one tested positive for salmonella. five people have reportedly become sick. the illnesses may be connected to a small salmonella outbreak, where it's possible people ate raw batter. all of the products have the
best buy date of march 20, '19. if voting is going to work up an appetite for you, some restaurants are offering perks to voting. >> potbelly said which shops are giving away free cookies. customers need to ask the cookie to get that freebie. es with any purchase to show your "i voted" sticker to redeem that code "i voted" in the chain's shake shack app there. freebies there. >> there you go. some perks. coming up next on "today in the bay," a look at the forecast. note with the time change, got dark early yesterday, kari. >> we'll see the sun rising again early this morning, but it's all dark out there now, and our temperatures will be heating up fast, looking at some low 50s at 8:00, and some mid-70s by early afternoon. look at all of our microclimates coming up next. and a look at 580 through
dublin. you have a good amount of cars, traffic here, but no problems. nice drive out of the altamont. we'll show you how things are shaping up for your early commute. >> plus decision 2018, election day is here. millions of americans head to the polls in one of the biggest midterm elections in american history. live team coverage coming up for you next on the races you need to know about. for joining us.
as we start out this election day, taking a live look right here. these are lines of people standing waiting to vote in st. louis, missouri. lot of states already casting their ballots, vote open in a few hours but thank you for starting your day with us on "today in the bay," i'm marcus washington. >> and i'm laura garcia. no ex-cuss in california to not get out and vote. >> no rain to deal with and all clear skies across the bay area, dry roads. live look in dublin as you get ready to head out. lot of people on your way out to the door. on your way to the b.a.r.t. station it's about 45 degrees. chilly start, but a very nice afternoon, as it warms up. morgan hill we're going from 42 degrees to the low 60s by 11:00. we'll take a look at all of our microclimates coming up. mike, it's a light commute right now. >> 4:59, very early for a lot of commuters, but we have our folks
who make more of a drive out of the altamont from the tracy area, from the north bay, we have folks coming across the benicia and carquinez bridges. no slowing right now, no problems out of rio vista. some folks coming across the antioch bridge, the little red is the construction for byron highway. nothing unexpected here. smooth drive toward the bay bridge and the maze. live look out there would show us a nice, smooth drive. we lost the camera for the bay bridge. let's move on to our palo alto camera. both of the shots for a second on the bay bridge and on the peninsula an easy drive. the lights are at the limit. back to you. >> thanks, mike. we want to tell you about that breaking news. large fire response in the south bay. firefighters on the scene of a ranch in morgan hill. >> "today in the bay's" kris sanchez also live there this morning. understand there's lots of engines. you can see them there behind you, kris. >> reporter: hi there, laura. this is a really big response. you can see the long line of fire trucks here responding to this fire, and with good reason. the battalion chief from cal
fire who is in charge here says that as he was arriving, cosee those flames from highway 101, could gain perspective we're off of monterey road. let's show you video we have. the fire is now out. it appears these were all greenhouses and they were unoccupied as far as we talk about legal living spaces.
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