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your realtime captioner is linda marie macdonald. caption colorado, l.l.c. email@example.com monday morning! it is august 16. good morning. overnight a teenager was killed actually early this morning after police say he fell while trying to jump on a car. we'll have a live update. a 19-year-old man died after falling off a car. we'll hear from the father of one of the victims. and it's the first day of school at trace elementary school. in san jose. students are returning after a multi-million dollar fire this summer that damaged many of the
buildings. we'll tell you how they are going to get by and hold classes. >> school is back in session. >> yeah. >> can't believe it, went like that. >> really did. 580 altamont pass slowing on the sensors, some speeds have slowed to 50 miles per hour. just the usual congestion through here though. we haven't seen many accidents so far, 5:00 hour was very quiet as far as incidents go. here's a live look at eight at through oakland. taillights northbound towards high street. 16 minutes now is your drive time between san leandro and the macarthur maze. and at the bay bridge toll plaza, no metering lights, no delays. that is your traffic. for your forecast, here's tracy. >> hey, thanks, elizabeth. >> it was sunshine yesterday so it was okay but not -- i wouldn't give it an "a." >> thanks a lot, elizabeth. at least a b? >> you get a b. >> yeah, there was some improvement. i get an a for effort.
>> yes. >> sunday improved from saturday so this morning, another cloudy start. temperatures in the 50s. low clouds, fog and drizzle. and now we do have delays on arrivals at sfo around one hour. afternoon highs warmer than yesterday so maybe i'll get an a for today. upper 60s at the bay, mid-60s at the coast. no major changes tuesday, wednesday, thursday. and we are cooling down, we will remain below normal, unseasonably cool, for the weekend the -- upcoming weekend. my goal is to get an a. >> get out those jackets, white puffer jackets. back to you guys. >> thank you. it may have been a daredevil stunt that killed a teenager in the east bay overnight. anne makovec is in danville, that's where police have been interviewing at least a dozen witnesses. good morning, anne. >> reporter: good morning. i'm here on glen road and police just re-opened the road but you can see part of it there still blocked off and without being too graphic, that
is where a 19-year-old man has died and they are sending out crime scene cleaners to come and take care of the final parts of the scene here. but the investigation continues. here's what we know right now. according to the police chief here in danville, an suv with several teenagers and young adults were driving down glen road which is very close to san ramon valley high school when a 19-year-old man made the split second decision to jump onto the outside of the vehicle and take a ride. he jumped on the driver's side, traveled less than 100-yard according to the police when he lost his grip on the outside of the suv less than 100 yards fell off. he died from hitting his head, getting run over or a combination of the two. the coroner will determine that. police are still sorting it out. they don't know how fast the suv was going. they say it doesn't appear to be a case of car surfing. they say it didn't look like that or ghost riding, any of these things that are popular
with the younger crowd right now. it was a tragic accident. the coroner will determine the cause of death. he was 19 from the city of alamo. his family is going to need to be informed of what happened. >> thank you, anne makovec in danville. four people were hit in oakland last night in shootings. the first was 9:00 at arroyo recreation center a man and teenager injured. an hour later another person shot in an attempted robbery near the berkeley border. just after 11:00 another person shot near market and san pablo. that person now in critical
condition. time now is 6:04. 8 people dead, a dozen more injured. they were in the mojave desert to watch the california 200 race outside lucerne valley. about 100 miles northeast of los angeles. the race was on federal land but the bureau of land management says it was up to the race organizer to make sure that it was all safe. but no one kept spectators from standing right beside the racecourse. on of the victims pushed children to safety before he was killed by a truck that flew out of control into the crowd. >> just to think, you know, the first thing he did was not to save himself but to save his 3-year-old daughter and his friend's son just to hear that... >> every year, we are thinking, you know, people are standing too close and this year they are in the wrong place. >> people shouldn't have been allowed that close to the track but when that car becomes airborne, it goes wherever it wants to. the poor driver would have no
control over it. >> the driver whose truck hit the fans was not hurt and is not blamed for the deaths. a concord man is in custody suspected of planting pipe bombs at a city park. the concord police bomb squad was able to safely detonate all three explosives after they were found last month at newhall park. police say an informant supplied information last week and that led investigators to the montana drive home of timothy david willson on saturday. >> they contacted him as he walked away from the residence. they determined he was under the influence of a controlled substance and they arrested him for that. they contacted a judge in contra costa county and secured a search warrant. >> police say a search of willson's home turned up gunpowder and other materials consistent with the pipe bombs found at the park. willson is in county jail in martinez with bail set at $730,000. federal agents investigating a fire that gutted a post office in sonoma
county. the fire burned for almost seven hours saturday in healdsburg. the fire chief says the flames were tough to fight because the fire made its way into the roof line of the building. at this point, it's not clear how the fire started. two firefighters were injured but they are expected to be all right. school in much of the bay area opening for the new year this week. many of them opening today and that includes san jose's trace elementary school where many classes will be held in portable rooms. a buyer last month did $10 million worth of damage there destroying the main building on campus. donations have been pouring in from all over the country to help the school. officials say they have all the supplies they need now but they do still need cash donations. it's 6:07. coming up, shrimp boats hitting the water again in the gulf of mexico. the plan to assure the public that the crustaceans are safe to eat. >> okay, good.
of the altamont pass. delays are also growing on highway 4 through antioch. we'll give you a look at some more drive times plus some live traffic cameras. your full commute in 6 minutes. all right. elizabeth, thanks so much. shrimp season is getting started today in the waters off of the louisiana coast. they started fishing last week offshore from mississippi. the big question now is how much damage has the gulf oil leak caused to the shrimp? even if the shrimp are free of oil, it may be a challenge to get consumers to believe it. there are concerns some shrimpers might try to sell contaminated shrimp. health official plan to put seafood under the microscope to check for signs of oil. they are also working on a test to determine if the disexperts santa that was dumped in the gulf -- if the dispersant that was dumped in the gulf is a health threat. president obama will be in los angeles for a democratic fundraiser. california is expected to get more than 10% of the money from a jobs bill signed by the president last week.
california is in line for 1 to in$2 billion out of the $10 billion that's in the bill to keep teachers from being laid off. it's not clear how much jobs will be saved in california because the state budget hasn't been passed. the federal funds should start arriving later this month if a budget is approved. special election set for tomorrow that could alter the balance of the state senate a runoff for the 15th district seat previously held by republican abel maldonado. it stretches from southern santa clara county to santa barbara county. republican sam blakesly an assemblyman from san luis obispo got the most votes in june. he faces democrat john laird a former assemblyman from aptos. if laird wins it would put democrats within one vote of a two-thirds majority in the state senate. that two-thirds is needed to approve budget and tax increases. it's 6:12.
an elementary school gutted a month ago is opening in two hours for now and how it was able to rebuild so quickly that's coming up. also, police in the east bay are coming to the rescue of some schoolchildren in need. cloudy skies, cool temperatures, yeah, that's the bay area. more clouds this morning delays on arrivals around one hour. if you are traveling you might want to call ahead. afternoon highs warming up, though. we'll take a look at today's warmer temperatures in just a few moments. ,,,,,,,,,,,,
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top stories... a teenager is dead after falling no hot spots but highway 4, people who commute this every day no surprise, westbound through antioch slow from a street to somersville road and speeds improve closer to pittsburg and concord. out of the altamont pass delays are growing. 18 minutes the drive time in the westbound lanes from the altamont pass to the dublin interchange. 24/680 looks good in walnut creek out of this intersection, this is 680 traffic taillights moving southbound towards san ramon valley. and if you are commuting westbound 24, so far i haven't
seen any big delays towards the caldecott tunnel. there is a live look a bigger picture here of the east bay. and if you are commuting towards the bay bridge toll plaza, no metering lights yet. but school starts today for a lot of kids so we may see a busier commute than we have been seeing the past couple of months at the bay bridge toll plaza. we'll have to wait and see. the real peak. morning commute begins closer to 7:00, 8:00. so for right now good to go. no delays, not slow up the incline. mass transit is on time for bart, ace and muni. once you hit the road remember our radio partners, kcbs 740-am and 106.9-fm. that is your traffic. for your forecast, here's tracy. >> hey, thanks, elizabeth. >> let's check the beautiful summer forecast. >> you are so funny. you should do standup! [ laughter ] >> it's nowhere near summertime across the bay area. temperatures are still unseasonably cool, but still nice days out there. out the door areas of low clouds and fog, drizzle and delays on arrives at sfo around one hour. low clouds, fog and drizzle at
the coast with temperatures from the lower to the upper 50s. this afternoon, another nice day. sunshine, a little warmer, temperatures in the mid-70s to 90s. 70s at the bay with mostly sunny skies. mix of sun and clouds at the coast temperatures in the mid- 60s. today will be a little warmer. take a look. yesterday in livermore 80 the high. 74 in santa rosa, 73 in san jose, 62 in san francisco. today, a little warmer. two degrees warmer in san francisco, 6 degrees warmer in san jose, 5 degrees warmer in santa rosa, and up to 7 degrees warmer than yesterday's high. other bay area cities, 72 hayward, 76 fremont. 79 milpitas. 78 santa clara, 79 san jose, and the mid-70s in palo alto and in redwood city. mid-80s in pleasant hill to walnut creek, upper 80s in danville and san ramon and 90 in antioch and in brentwood. north bay locations, mid-70s in san rafael and san anselmo and
near 80 degrees in petaluma, santa rosa, sonoma and napa. and the lower to mid-60s in sausalito and in san francisco. seven-day forecast, temperatures will be slightly warmer today, a few changes through thursday. temperatures down a bit tuesday. cooler conditions are back in the bay area cooler than today friday, saturday and sunday. that's a look at your weather. back up to you. >> thank you. 6:19. here's a look at some of today's top stories. a teenager is dead after falling off a car in danville overnight. police say the 19 yearly was holding onto the outside of a moving car. they are interviewing more than a dozen witnesses right now. anne makovec is on the scene and we'll have a live report at 6:30. a concord man is in custody accused of planting pipe bombs in a city park. timothy willson was arrested saturday. three bombs were found at newhall park last month. the bomb squad safely detonated
all of them. and classes will start this morning at the san jose school that suffered a $10 million fire last month. classes will be held in portable buildings at trace elementary school. the superintendent of san jose schools will be at trace elementary school when the doors open at 8:30 this morning. it's 6:20. police in livermore are lending a helping hand to families that cannot afford school supplies they need. officers took up positions at target and office max stores yesterday asking shoppers to buy a little extra for needy kids. the donated school supplies including pencils, erasers, compasses, they still use compasses? were then loaded into the back of a police cruiser and police plan to give backpacks filled with school supplies to about 300 students. >> that's nice. it adds up. you have a huge list every school year things you need to get. >> and every teacher -- ever been a classroom mom? >> oh, yes.
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later today, daly city 59 degrees with mostly cloudy skies. san francisco mix of sun and clouds, today's high 64. slightly warmer than yesterday. 72 in san mateo, 75 in sunnyvale and 82 degrees in los gatos with nothing but sunshine for all three location. more bay area cities and today's highs coming up. thank you, tracy. it is 6:24. we are just getting word of a plane crash in the caribbean. it was a boeing 737 that had 131 passengers on board. it broke into three pieces on impact. officials say only one person on board was killed. five people were hurt, though. that plane left bogota at midnight and may have been hit by lightning and crashed on an
island two hours later. right now the crew of the international space station making its third spacewalk in a little more than a week. >> if all goes well the spacewalk will finish the job of repairing a cooling system. an ammonia coolant pump broke down at the end of last month. now, since then, the space station has been operating on just half of its normal cooling capacity. if today's installation of a spare pump succeeds they hope to have it up and running by thursday. this is my favorite story of the morning. you like it, too? yeah. >> good video. every once in a while you hear about animals escaping. how about zebras in sacramento? it happened in carmichael in sacramento county. the zebras being loaded on to a truck. saturday they were apparently spooked by dogs and ran off. then they ransom more. >> yeah, they did.
>> people who saw the zebras called the black and whites, meaning the police, ha, and sheriff's deputies soon arrived to help round them up. the zebras all safe. they are back on a ranch in oregon. on this day in 1977, elvis presley died at his home in memphis, tennessee. and so a lot of people are holding vigils right now outside the graceland mansion. >> so we thought it appropriate to ask for our question of the day, what is your favorite elvis presley song? i says: hound do do >> i went to graceland last month sometime and the most impressive thing was walking
through his basement and dedicated all his gold records and have his outfits and everything but it's a hall that goes on forever, the number of gold and platinum records that guy has is just amazing. >> you see the songs listed and every one is good. oh, yeah, that ones' a good one, that's right i like that one. >> so it's a difficult question. 6:27. today president obama heading to southern california for a fundraiser. >> how much people are paying to dine with the commander-in- chief. also, in san jose, a lot of money raised to get kids back to school on time. how $10 million in damage didn't stop one school from opening today. one minute a teenager is hanging with friends, the next he died in the middle of the road. we'll tell you about what police are calling a split second decision that led to a tragic horrible accident coming up. >> there is a new big rig accident on 101 in santa rosa. coming up we'll have details on that plus your back-to-school bay bridge commute. ,, ,,
your realtime captioner is linda marie macdonald. caption colorado, l.l.c. welcome back. that's marine 1, the president on board just being picked up from the white house. this is andrews air force base. he is heading to air force 1 and then on to wisconsin. >> the president leaving the nation's capital at this hour.
he is going to tour a renewable energy plant in wisconsin and help raise money for the democratic candidate for governor there. then he flies to los angeles for another fundraiser this evening and get this, the charge per plate, $15,000. >> oh. >> did they fly the helicopter from the white house or just taxi all the way? they have been going for a while there. the president is going to spend the night in los angeles. good morning to you, it is a monday morning. >> it is. bright and early. >> 6:31. >> i'm juliette goodrich in for sydnie kohara. she is off this week. >> and i'm john kessler for myself which is difficult at times. >> you are on this week. >> yeah. elizabeth, what's going on? >> we have -- it's pretty quiet. we are off to a nice start at some of our bridges. i'll step out of the way so you can see three of them. ignore this. this is a shot of oakland but it's supposed to be a shot of the upper deck of the bay bridge. otherwise at the bay bridge toll plaza, still no metering
lights. which is a good sign. we have been watching because, you know, a lot of kids go back to school so we may see heavier traffic at the bay bridge toll plaza than we have been seeing the past couple of months. so far that's not the case. san mateo bridge nice and light. same thing across the golden gate bridge. and 880 if you are commuting that, thank you to my producer, as you can see, upper deck looks good. accident in santa rosa southbound 101 at highway 12, big rig involved. cleared to the shoulder and it's a nice ride through petaluma as you commute towards mill valley where we have another live camera. that is your traffic. for your forecast, here's tracy. >> hey, thanks, elizabeth. forecast for this morning, cloudy skies, drizzle, delays at the airport around one hour. let's get to the good stuff. later on today sunshine, temperatures warming up, mid- 80s in concord, 87 fairfield, 87 livermore. slightly cooler close to the bay with 68 in oakland today. 76 in vallejo. 75 san rafael. and just near 80 in napa and
santa rosa. 64 in san francisco today and 79 degrees in san jose. seven-day forecast, minor changes, nothing major going on for the next three days. we will have some changes though just in time for the weekend. changes in the form of cooler temperatures moving back into the bay area. that's a look at your weather. back up to you. >> thank you. it is 6:33. thanks, tracy. a split second wrong decision killed an east bay teenager. anne makovec is in danville where dozens of people saw this accident police talking to a lot of witnesses right now. anne. >> reporter: yes, such a sad story, juliette. i'm here on glen road in danville, very close to san ramon valley high school. the road is now re-opened but part of it still blocked off and won't get too graphic but there is still a mess to be cleaned up here on this roadway. here's what happened according to police. they got the call just before midnight last night. an suv with several teenagers and young adults was driving
down glen road when a 19-year- old man made the split second decision to jump on the outside of the vehicle and take a ride. he jumped on the driver's side, traveled less than 100 yards according to police when he lost his grip and fell off of the suv. he died almost instantly from hitting his head or getting run over or a combination of the two. the police are letting the coroner sort that outline out. police are still trying to figure out exactly what led up to this as well as how fast the suv was going. they say that this does not appear, though, to be a case of what's known as car surfing. they say it's more of a planned event when somebody would try to ride on top of the car, that this just appeared to be a 19- year-old who decided to jump on the side of the car to take a ride. he called it just a split second decision that led to a, quote, horrible tragic accident. now, the coroner is going to have to determine again the exact cause of death and identify this young man. all we know right now is that
he was 19 years old and from alamo which is a nearby town here to danville. we have also heard reports that maybe the group of young people was looking for a party at the time. but that's all we know. juliette? >> all right, anne makovec. thank you. also, three separate shootings within three hours last night in oakland. a total of four people hit. their conditions ranging from serious to stable. the first shooting happened just before 9:00 p.m. last night near arroyo recreation center. a man and a teenager were injured. about an hour later another person was shot in an attempted robbery near the berkeley border and just after 11:00 another person shot near market and san pablo. that person now in critical condition. eight people are dead, a dozen more injured, they were in the mojave desert to watch the california 200 race outside lucerne valley. that's about 100 miles northeast of los angeles. the race was on federal land when a truck in the race flew a
jump, lost control and went into the crowd. the bureau of land management says it was up to the race organizer to make sure it was safe. but no one cannot spectators from standing right beside the racecourse. the father of one of the victims was worried about that. >> i told my daughter to stay back, don't get close. most of the race had a border to where you stood behind to keep people back. from what i understand this did not. i talked to a deputy sheriff. he said this was one of the worst conditions he had seen, no blockage to stop the people. he even said kids were trying to touch the trucks as they went by. >> a complete interview can be seen late there are morning on "the early show." the driver of the truck was not hurt. he is not being charged in connection with the deaths. all right. 6376. a concord man is in custody suspected of planting pipe
bombs at a city park. the concord police bomb squad was able to safely detonate all three explosives after they were found last month at newhall park. police say an informant supplied information last week. that led investigators to the montana drive home of timothy david wilson on saturday. >> they contacted him as he walked away from the residence. they determined he is under the influence of a controlled substance. they arrested him for that. they contacted a judge in contra costa county and secured a search warrant. >> police say a search of wilson's home turned up gunpowder and other materials consistent with the pipe bombs found at the park. a neighbor told the contra costa times officers had raided that house a few times in the past. wilson is at county jail in martinez with bail set at $730,000. federal agents are now investigating a fire that gutted a post office in sonoma county. this fire burned for almost 7
hours saturday in healdsburg. the fire chief says the flames were tough to fight because the fire had made it way into the roof line of the building. at this point, it's not clear how that started. two firefighters were injured but they are expected to be okay. a san jose elementary school will start the new semester on time this morning despite a destructive fire on campus that happened just weeks ago. kcbs radio's matt bigler joins us now from trace elementary school to explain how the san jose unified school district has pulled it off. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you guys. yeah, this is a pretty amazing story. it was just last month there was a huge fire in this multiclassroom building right in the middle of the campus. this morning, for the first day of school, it's now been completely removed that rubble cleared out that would have been a safety hazard for kids. it's been fenced off and students will be going to school for the first day of classes this morning. a lot of them will be going to these portables. they are just across the way that you can see. but across the street, this is where the school district has
set up basically this compound of portables so the students can return to the same campus and still continue to go to school while the building is under construction. a few minutes ago we saw welding going on, on fence across the way. they are rushing to make sure it happens in time for students. we spoke with the school superintendent with the san jose unified school district. he says they have been able to pull this off with a huge outpouring of support from the community. >> still receiving donation both from the community and from a different business that has come in. the teachers received 100 gift cards from office max so that they would be able to go out and buy materials to resupply their classrooms. >> reporter: the fire that happened here just after the 4th of july last month, that is still under investigation. they determined the san jose fire department determined it was arson. so far no suspects have been arrested. they are still looking for tips
from the community. if you know of someone who may have been connected to this fire, the fire department would really appreciate that information. we also want to mention that classes are also resuming today in san francisco so a heads up to drivers. some school districts are going back to class this morning. i'm matt bigler live in san jose for cbs 5. >> hey, matt, thank you very much. it is 6:40. stock market struggling to get back on the plus side. we have moneywatch when we come back. >> plus, speaking of money, sylvester stallone, yes, he is back. and he is back on top of the box office. we'll tell you how much his latest movie brought in over the weekend when we come back. ,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
we have a new accident in san francisco. if you are trying to access doyle driver northbound 101 at marina boulevard on the golden gate bridge there is an accident that's partially blocking the marina boulevard on-ramp. so watch out for that. we'll continue to follow that accident. it's in a bad spot obviously. but if you are commuting into san francisco southbound 101 across the san pablo of the golden gate bridge, looks great except for some fog kind of making it hard to see, traffic is flowing great approaching the pay gates.
metering lights have been on for 10 minutes so the only delays we are seeing are in some of the fast traffic lanes, just minor delays but it is a little sluggish up the incline. all of your approaches still look great though. no big issues. a little bit of slow traffic as you can see from our live sensors through berkeley. no big hot spots. more congestion out of the altamont pass. drive times continue to grow. 20 minutes now from the altamont pass out towards the dublin interchange. and we can show you actually a bit of a delay here especially in the left lanes approaching tassajara. so gets slow once you get closer to 680. and highway 4, ugly commute. but it's always kind of bad through here. a street through somersville hugging around 15 miles per hour. if you are commuting in the south bay out of downtown san jose looks great, two thumbs up very light on 280 and 101
actually. lady gaga in concert tonight at hp pavilion at 8:00 tonight so watch out for that. mass transit is on time. that is your traffic. for your forecast, here's tracy. >> hey, thanks, elizabeth. here's the shot from mount vaca. plenty of sunshine expected today for the afternoon and with all that sunshine, temperatures are going to be slightly warmer today. cloudy at the coast, bay and inland, drizzle at the bay and coast. delays at sfo one hour on delays. this afternoon, temperatures slightly warmer inland, around 90s. mid-60s at the coast. today's temperatures are expected to be a little warmer. yesterday for example 80 degrees in livermore, 74 santa rosa, 62 in san francisco. today's temperatures for those locations anywhere from two to
five to seven degrees warmer than sunday's high temperatures. here's a look at some more bay area cities: today slightly warmer, no major warmups tuesday, wednesday and thursday. a lot like today so no major changes. and friday, saturday, sunday, cooler weather is expected to move back into the bay area. that's a look at your weather.
back up to you. >> thank you. 6:46. our financial update focuses on silicon valley in fremont this morning. >> there are a couple of deals to tell you about. jason brooks with kcbs and cbsmoneywatch.com is here with us. good morning, jason. >> good morning, juliette. good morning, john. yeah, one company selling, another company is being bought. the one being bought is fremont- based 3 par bought by computermaker dell for about $1.1 million in cash. three par has about 650 employees, they make data storage system services something that dell wants to use as it looks for corporate customers. good deal for 3par. the company lost money for five years and lost 30% of its stock value this year. no word on what might happen to management or employees. intel announcing its buying a division of texas instruments that builds cable modems. that's something than a tell is building into its smart modem system. overall, wall street lower for a fifth straight session.
the down beat news out of japan, its economy only grew an anemic .4% in the last quarter and slower than in the 1st quarter and it also saw china overtake japan as the world's second biggest economy. they have gone back and forth over the past couple of years. but with china's growth right now with 10% annual clip it looks to hang on to that number 2 ranking for some time to come. looking at wall street, dow lower by about 30 points. nasdaq just turned positive it's up by 1, s&p right now john and juliette is down by 3. >> very good. thank you, jason brooks with kcbs and cbsmoneywatch.com. sylvester stallone still making a lot of money at the movies. . >> drop your guns! >> i'll take the four on the left. >> i'll take the two on the right and leave the rest alone. >> stallone is one of the stars of this weekend's number one movie the expendables. it's about a group of
mercenaries hired to overthrow a ruthless dictator in south america. governor arnold schwarzenegger also had a cameo appearance. "the expendables" taking in $35 million during its first weekend. it actually beat out one of my favorites. "eat, pray, love." is that it? >> you know you read the book. >> julia roberts. and the other guy slipped from first to third, "inception" number had and the new movie "scott pilgrim versus the world," it is number 5. hey, on this day in 1977, elvis presley died. people are holding vigils outside his mansion. what's your favorite elvis presley song?
erica hill is joining us from new york with the latest on what's coming up on the early show. >> good monday morning. we are here again. >> yes. [ laughter ] >> but we're all going to be all right. just ahead this morning, news over the weekend that phillip markoff the alleged craigslist killer was found dead in his jail cell after an apparent suicide. we are going to try to give you a better picture of who he was. we'll speak exclusive with a
friend and former college classmate. also ahead tragedy in the mojave desert. eight people left dead. the family of one of the victims of the road race crash is speaking out with them and her sister who was by her side as it all happened. that's an exclusive interview coming up. cell phones as we know are about the most convenient thing on the planet. you use them for everything. the own problem is your security could really be at risk these days. we have an eye-opening look for you at cell phone safety and what you can do to protect yourself and that personal information that everybody seems to want to get ahold of. so that and more coming up this morning on "the early show." >> good deal. as long as we're asking, erica, favorite elvis song? >> i was thinking about it as i was listening you to guys. i don't know if i have a favorite one. >> too many to choose from. >> see you at 7:00. 6:51 now. it was in ruins just a few weeks ago this morning an elementary school in san jose is just about to open next,
you'd reach for an oral-b toothbrush too. oral-b. overnight. anne makovec is in danville... where police have been inte least a dozen there may have been a daredevil stunt that killed a teenager in the east bay overnight. anne makovec is in danville where police have been on the vowing a dozen witness. anne. >> reporter: they continue to talk to people around this neighborhood. in fact, i have some new information after i just spoke with a neighbor here who said that she has been hearing teenagers racing up and down glen road here in danville for about an hour before the accident had happened. and that's interesting because police originally said that they have not had any reports of a ruckus in this neighborhood. now, let's go back to midnight. that's when the 911 call came in according to police. they say that an suv with several teenagers and young adults was driving down glen road when a 19-year-old man made the split second decision they say to jump on to the
outside of the vehicle and take a ride. he jumped on the driver's side, traveled less than 100 yards according to the police, when he lost his grip and fell off. he died almost instantly. it looks like he hit his head and may have been run over. police are still sorting this out. they don't know how fast the suv was going. they do say though it doesn't appear to be a case of what's known as car surfing. you can see out here live again a white speed bump there behind me. the neighbor that i spoke with said she was hearing cars up and down banging on to these speed bumps so she figures they were going at a high rate of speed. but the police say it wouldn't have to be going very fast to have an accident like what happened once he lost his grip and fell off of this suv. john and juliette? >> anne, thank you very much. anne makovec in danville. school in much of the bay area opening for the new year this week and many of them today. that includes san jose's trace elementary school, where many
classes will be held actually in portable rooms. a fire last month did $10 million worth of damage there destroying the main building on campus. donation have been pouring in from all over silicon valley and the nation to help out the school. administrators say they have all the supplies they need now but they are still accepting cash donations. let's go back out to san francisco. they have shut down the marina boulevard on-ramp now to northbound 101, doyle drive. there was an accident there. so traffic may begin to back up here shortly. the good news is across the span of the golden gate bridge, so far we are not seeing delays coming into san francisco. so we'll continue to update you on that accident there at marina boulevard during the traffic cutins during the cbs early show. in the meantime, 880/237 your silicon valley ride nice and quiet. it doesn't start to back up until 7:30, 8:00. the metering lights are on but we are not seeing any delays. but as you said, school starts, so watch out your speeds in the
school zones. that is your traffic. for your forecast, here's tracy. >> hey, thanks, elizabeth. that golden gate traffic shot did a good job of showing a lot of clouds, fog, hugging the coastline from marin county well into santa rosa this morning. clouds are still low. we have delays on arrivals at sfo around one hour. high temperatures today, 90 degrees inland, upper 60s around the bay, mid-60s along the coast. a few minor changes tuesday, wednesday, thursday with cooler air back in the forecast friday, saturday and also for sunday. another snapshot sunset half moon bay. >> if you have a nice photo to share go to cbs5.com/connect. >> our question of the day with
the elvis songs. elizabeth, you have had a chance to refresh your memory on who elvis was. >> yes. "hounddog." i know elvis. >> got some great answer today. there are some songs i didn't even know about. >> i didn't know that you had just been to graceland. >> last month. it was just one of the deals -- happened to be in memphis, i'm going. >> was it still packed? are there a lot of people that still go? >> there were still a lot of people but they were gearing up for this anniversary because every year, it's like a pilgrimage people coming. >> holding a vigil out there today so we'll be covering that, as well. >> time to go. >> okay, fine. >> unless you -- >> i was just talking about myself. [ laughter ] got a story idea or comment you would like to share with us? email firstname.lastname@example.org. >> and check out brian's daily briefing weekdays at 11:00 on cbs5.com.