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breaking right now at 4:30, a deadly rocket attack in ukraine. the packed train station targeting -- targeted, rather, early morning by russian troops. the pleas from ukraine's president and the heartbreaking images coming into the newsroom. >> and history made on capitol hill. the celebration planned today for judge ketanji brown jackson as she is set to become the first black woman to serve on the nation's highest court. plus -- >> just coming out to play. be prepared and play hard and, you know, get wins.
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>> excitement building at oracle park this morning as the giants kick off their season at home. what you can expect from the team this year. this is "today in the bay." good morning. happy friday. i'm kris sanchez. marcus washington has the day off. >> and i'm laura garcia. we broadcast not only to your tv, but you can watch us live on roku, amazon fire, apple tv, and online, get our app, take us with you on the road. >> carrier pigeon. >> we'll come to the party. let's check the weekend forecast with kari. >> it looks so much better. it was pretty hot yesterday. and right now we're in the upper 40s and upper 50s for many spots. as you're heading out, it's a little bit of a cool start, but then we'll see temperatures starting to warm up again today. as we take a look at what's going on for this afternoon, those highs reaching into the low 80s. how about that? that's coming down from the upper 80s and low 90s we had
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yesterday. and in fremont expect a high of 77. in santa rosa we're reaching 83 degrees. we'll talk about the weekend coming up. mike, you're tracking a crash on the peninsula. >> southbound, we should be seeing headlights heading south. there's not a full traffic break here. the crash is just south of the camera and out of range, around san antonio. we see no disturbance on the peninsula. a smooth drive pretty much everywhere, looking at the altamont pass, a little bit of a blip, no problems for contra costa. >> thank you very much. as we mentioned, we're following breaking news overseas. dozens of ukrainians are dead after a missile strike. graphic images are coming out of ukraine after two russian rockets hit a railway station in the eastern part of ukraine. i need to warn you that you
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might find some of this video disturbing. according to the ukraine state railway company, over 39 are dead, 87 others are injured. around 4,000 people were at the station at the time of the strike, when they were trying to flee to get to safer regions of ukraine. ukraine's president zelenskyy is accusing russian forces of destroying the civilian population. the russian military is denying the missile strike. developing now, the search is on for a driver in a deadly hit and run in san jose. it happened at ocala avenue about 6:30 last night by alum rock middle school. investigators say two people walking were hit. they later died at the hospital. the victims' identities so far have not been released. right now there's no information on the suspect's car or driver. this is the 13th and 14th pedestrian deaths in the city so far this year. 4:33, and today a formal
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reception at the white house will honor the first black woman on the supreme court, one day after the historic vote in the senate confirming judge ketanji brown jackson. >> the yeas are 53, the nays are 47 and the nomination is confirmed. >> vice president kamala harris presiding over that vote and down the street at the white house, judge jackson was watching all of it unfold with president biden. >> i'm overjoyed, deeply moved. there's so much about what's happening in the world now that it's representing some of the worst of this moment and human behaviors, and then we have a moment like this that i think reminds us that there is still so much yet to accomplish and that we can accomplish. >> we spoke with judge cordell,
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a retired bay area judge who broke barriers herself. >> having been the first african american female judge in california, i can tell you that there are pressures, there are pressures on the first. this woman doesn't need any advice from any of us, because we've seen her through the fire. 30 hours of intense questioning, half of it hostile, race-baiting, disrespectful. she's well prepared. >> judge jackson will remain on the u.s. court of appeals until she's sworn in as an associate justice at the supreme court following justice stephen breyer's formal retirement in the summer. they probably thought that wouldn't be enough time, and suddenly here we are. >> what a moment for her to be there with the president to watch. >> and for us to see it, too, and for our kids. it's amazing. 4:35 right now. orange and black is back.
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the moment bay area baseball fans have been waiting for is here. today is opening day not only for the giants, but, hey, the oakland a's. >> the giants will open at oracle park for their first opening day at home. >> here's the final workout. >> reporter: the giants will open the season at home in san francisco, despite last year's record-setting 107 wins, the orange and black are not the favorite this season in the national league west. >> taking a few grounders and swings in the cage. the giants had a voluntary workout to prepare for the season opener. >> it will be a lot of fun tomorrow. >> reporter: there's excitement and anticipation throughout the ballpark. this will be the first opening day with a full house since before the start of the pandemic. >> it's not our usual m.o. to open at home, so i think that's a fun wrinkle, too, to get the
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season started at home. >> reporter: the giants are counting on joey bart to be locked in. he'll start behind the plate on opening day. it will park the first time in more than a dozen years the giants will be without buster posy, who retired after last season. >> how do you manage the expectations on you? >> just come out and play. be prepared and play hard and, you know, get wins and play hard and hopefully get to the postseason. >> the giants open against the miami marlins. >> as we mentioned, the giants home opener is hours away and our coverage continues all morning long on "today in the bay." cierra johnson will join us live from the ballpark at 5:00 and we will have complete coverage online at pulling out all the stops, next on "today in the bay," the
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11:00. your morning is looking nice and sunny. we'll talk about the afternoon in the forecast coming up. >> fremont, 880, a little less congested over here. i shouldn't say congested. fewer cars, i guess. fremont moving at the same speed limit. we're tracking changes on the peninsula and we'll check in with the business world and cnbc. >> wall street is set to open higher after stocks had a late-day comeback yesterday. investors continue to assess the federal reserve's aggressive plans to hike interest rates and fight inflation. the dow closing up almost 90 points after it had been down as much as 300 during the session, investors may also be looking ahead to earnings season, which kicks off next week with reports from several big banks, including jpmorgan chase, citigroup and goldman sax. tesla had the grand opening of its factory in austin, texas.
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ceo elon musk showed up wearing a cowboy hat and sunglasses. he teased products that are still under development, including the cyber truck, which tesla aims to start producing next year, and a new robo taxi, which he says will look quite futuristic. tesla's timelines often shift and automakers are now grappling with chip shortages and soaring prices for raw materials. apple tv plus begins streaming friday night baseball games tonight, with the mets taking on the washington nationals. the games are exclusive to the streaming service, but they're also available for free to people who don't have a subscription. all you need to do is download the app. with your cnbc morning business report, i'm silvana henao. reducing our carbon footprint.
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the measures one bay area city will implement to help save our climate in crisis. we'll be right back.
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what about my car? weathertech. welcome back. you're watching "today in the bay." this is a live look at san francisco, where mayor london breed and the public utilities commission are rolling out a series of programs aimed at reducing carbon emissions and improving access to clean energy. this includes discounts for 100%
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renewable energy for low income customers, rebates to replace gas applienses and incentives to install electric vehicle charging stations. >> let's look at our forecast now, and solar panels would be bringing in the dough. >> it's going to be very sunny the next few days. as we head into next week we are going to make up for that with some more clouds and possibly some rain. a lot of changes ahead. we are looking at our high temperatures for today versus the record. we are still on track to set some records today, even though it's going to be cooler than yesterday afternoon. take a look at santa rosa, the record is 81 degrees. we're headed for 83. concord 85. san francisco is going to continue to cool off and oakland will be just maybe one degree shy of a record high temperature. we're not expected to set one in san jose. as we take a look at all of our
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microclimates for this afternoon and the seven-day forecast at the bottom of the screen, get ready for some much more comfortable weather today, and it continues to cool off tomorrow as our highs head for the mid to upper 70s. only a couple spots reaching 80 degrees. by sunday we're going to see highs for the most part in the 60s for the inner bay and low 70s for the inland east bay, as well as the south county, reaching 73 in santa rosa. looking ahead, we are going to see a couple of storm systems headed our way next week. models still going back and forth on whether or not we're going to get rain out of some of these. the first one on monday looks like it does bring in quick, scattered showers. before we get to the end of the week, the storm system that yesterday looked very promising right now is kind of fizzling out. we're once again going back and forth with this. and as we get closer, of course, we'll be able to fine-tune the details. there may be another shot of some rain by the end of next week. as of right now it looks like for next week we could get about
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a quarter inch of rain, maybe a little higher in a few spots. our temperatures are still going to be going from the upper 80s in morgan hill to 70s for the weekend and only reaching 54 on monday for a high temperature. but you can see how it starts to go back to some more average spring weather by the end of next week and maybe even warming up by the end of next weekend. mike, you were checking out slowing on highway 101. >> that's right. we talked about the crash on south 101, coming down the peninsula. that is not having any slowing and i believe everything is moved off to the shoulder. i've been watching the sensors, i thought there was a blip. it's been sticking around. it's consolidating now. i believe this is it was extending past 92, but now we see it back here and the crews should be clearing over the next couple of minutes. i've heard about no delays. across from the east bay, the bay bridge is clear.
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back to you. >> thank you so much. 4:48 right now. san jose state university set to host an exhibit focused on shining a light on mental health. next one 1,000 backpacks will be laid out on the campus to represent suicide survivors and those who have lost someone to suicide. the display comes as one tiktok influencer is using the platform to shine a light on the issue. donovan beck has thousands of followers. he shares tips about how to talk about mental health struggles with friends and family members. and he says his mission is to simply help others. >> we truly believe that beginning conversation is where we begin when it comes to finding help and finding support in communities around young people, which is the most crucial thing right now. >> there are also a lot of resources, including seize the awkward. we also want you to know if you or someone you know is struggling, there's also help 24/7. call this number any time,
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800-273-8255. you can chat with a counselor online at >> can we save the city? the final episode of our streaming series "saving san francisco" is out now. we go to jail and talk to james durgin, accused of stalking a woman and terrorizing the presidio neighborhood. bigad shaban asks him about his alleged obsession with ann rae. >> obsessed is sort of a strong word to use. >> how would you describe your relationship with ann? >> how would i describe my relationship with ann? well, i don't have one with her. i've never spoken to her. i've never actually even met her. >> do you remember showing up to her house naked one night? >> do i remember that? gosh, what do i say? do i remember? let me try this.
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i showed up without clothes on because my friend recommended to me that i just show how sorry i was about things. >> you can watch "saving san francisco" by downloading the nbc bay area app for your roku or other streaming device. go to san francisco. it's there as well. the man san jose shot after a late night restaurant brawl is speaking out for the first time. he's filing a civil rights lawsuit against the city. >> reporter: things are back to normal here, a half a block from the san jose state campus. but on march 27th, keyon greene and his attorneys say the bullets were unjustly flying. he was emotional about his first public comments about the police shooting that left him with four
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bullet wounds. he sat with his family and lawyer while announcing the federal civil rights lawsuit he was filing in a virtual news conference. >> i looked at my hands and there was blood all over. i keep seeing it, i keep seeing it. my leg, too. >> are you able to walk on your own? >> no, i need a walker. >> reporter: surveillance from march 27th shows a fight against the restaurant in the early morning hours. greene says that's when someone pulled a green and he disarmed him. >> treated like a criminal when all you're trying to do is save your friends' life. >> reporter: police say they knew none of that when they rushed toward the restaurant and as the police chief explained, what they found was a man coming out the front door with a gun in his hand. >> the officer knew that the person coming out of the restaurant was holding a gun and pointed it at others. >> reporter: police claim greene ignored repeated commands to drop the gun before one officer
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fired repeatedly, hitting greene four times. the lawsuit disputes the claim, saying the officer opened fire without warning or without reasonable time for greene to comply with demands. >> if there was such a serious and imminent threat that mr. greene posed at the time when he was being a hero, why was there only one officer that fired. >> reporter: police have said greene does not face any charges, but says officers only knew they were face-to-face with a man carrying a gun when they had to decide whether to fire. they said they cannot comment on pending litigation. the college football standout does have a case here, greene's lawyer claims not only did police shoot the wrong man but may have damaged his chance at a career in college or professional football. 4:53 right now. this morning we have a renewed chance to follow the yellow brick road. next on "today in the bay" --
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sir elton john, the rocket man himself, is extending his tour in the bay and he's adding two more concert dates. >> overwhelming demand for tickets prompted the performer to add a second show at levi stadium in october. he was originally booked for saturday, october 8th. now he'll have an added sunday show. the pre-sale starts today. general public can get tickets starting april 13th. this is billed as his last concert tour in north america. >> i think it's for real this time. an update for twitter users, the app does not have an edit button just yet but it's rolling out a useful feature. it's letting users remove themselves from conversations. the feature is being limited now to the web version of twitter. when you click the button your user name gets untagged and it stops future mentions in that conversation. >> sometimes you get rolled into a conversation you didn't know you were having.
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>> step out of the room. >> it is 4:57 now. shots fired on a busy east bay freeway. ahead on "today in the bay," the new revelations about the shooting that happened on 580 in livermore.
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breaking now at 5:00, a deadly rocket attack in ukraine leaves dozens dead and injures others. the train station attacked earlier by russian troops and
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the heartbreaking images coming in the newsroom. >> and the celebration planned today for judge ketanji brown jackson as she's set to become the first black woman to serve on the nation's highest court. >> let's get ready for home runs. we're live at oracle park as the giants gear up for opening day. we're going to show you the team's newest players, the food and all the fun in store for fans this season. this is "today in the bay." good friday morning to you. i'm kris sanchez. marcus washington has the day off. >> and i'm laura garcia. a reminder you can also watch us live on roku, amazon fire, apple tv, and online. we are following the breaking news out of ukraine. dozens of ukrainians are dead and nearly 100 are injured after a missile strike in the doestk region. brie jackson is joining us live. >> reporter: graphic images coming


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