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they aren't sure are working and there are thousands in the bay area now that are being asked to get another shot. and as you can tell by the reaction of this little child here and also this little child -- [ kids screaming ] >> it's not going to be easy. but we'll tell you why this is all going on. also new information on the sexual harassment investigation of hewlett-packard's ceo mark hurd. what the accuser is now claiming. also, we are going to show you what happened during an airshow in argentina. this plane doing well until -- we aren't going to show you -- well, we just did. yeah. okay, we got to let you know. pilot not hurt. >> oh, good. >> okay. >> so let's hope nothing like that happens on the commute. [ laughter ] >> i mean, not until air but on the ground. >> well, we have roadwork to talk about, nothing quite that exciting but yeah, eastbound highway 4 unusual roadwork on a new stretch here through pittsburg and bay point. bay point to railroad avenue eastbound slowing on the
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traffic sensors a couple of minutes ago but it looks like it's gone. it's gone but we'll watch it eastbound on 4. near the coliseum no issues, what would you expect to see this time of the morning, quiet towards downtown oakland. no meters lightning on the bay bridge toll plaza for an hour and a half so traffic is moving fine. they picked up the roadwork on the upper deck. that is your traffic. for your forecast, here's tracy. >> hey, thanks, elizabeth. so elizabeth, did you enjoy the sunshine? >> yes, i was in the financial district. >> we were grading someone? >> i would give you an a plus! >> yesterday was extremely nice. i have to squeeze that out of her. who knows if we'll clear out today. today low clouds and fog for
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the bay. low clouds and fog at the coast. patchy fog inland. today, expecting a mix of sun and clouds around the bay but i cannot promise you we'll clear out as early as yesterday. mid-80s inland, 60s around the bay, lower 60s for the coast, cool to mild temperatures today and tomorrow. and we have a cooler weekend on tap saturday and sunday but temperatures will rebound monday and tuesday. >> but it's the weekend. so it doesn't matter! >> right. all right. >> back to you guys. if you were vaccinated at a sutter healthcare clinic this year you might be called to get another vaccination. anne makovec is in san francisco to explain why the first shot might not work. >> reporter: good morning. i'm here at one of the many clinics that people will be coming back to get at second shot, as if it's not annoying enough to get the first one. we are talking more than 3,000 people here in northern california being asked to come back for a second vaccination.
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the patients got vaccines at sutter pacific medical centers between january and june of this year. there is a chance those vaccines were not effective because apparently, they may not have been stored at the proper temperatures but sutter says the vaccines were not harmful. >> in certain circumstances, the refrigerator may be the wrong temperature. in other instances, people didn't log in the proper temperature so we determined better safe than sorry. >> the vaccines were given at 14 sutter health centers, three in san francisco, one in marin county and 10 in lake and sonoma counties. the problem involves nearly 20 different types of vaccines including polio, hepatitis, whooping cough and h1n1. again, the vaccines don't appear to have been harmful, just ineffective. and it's not even for sure that they were ineffective as you heard him mention. they may not have been stored at the proper temperatures. so this is a better safe than
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sorry circumstance. but i know a lot of people are going to be sorry if they have to come back for the second vaccine. the people affected will get letters from sutter about this. >> thank you, anne makovec in san francisco. we have a complete list of the centers asking patients to get another vaccination on our website, more than 200 million eggs are being recalled and hundreds of californians who ate potentially tainted eggs have been sickened with salmonella. the eggs from iowa were sold under several brand names including lucerne, ral ber sons, ralphs, sunshine and fresh farms. health officials say 266 californians have gotten sick. if the carton in the fridge has a plant number 1026, 1413 or 1946 and it's followed by numbers -- this is a lot of work -- followed by numbers ranging from 136 to 225, return the eggs. i'm hoping we are posting that
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somewhere for people. a battle between a landlord and tenant. the landlord says out, the tenant says he's staying. that attend is jelly's dance cafe on pier 50 in san francisco. it's where a man was shot to death outside the club last month. another man shot outside the club in 2008. jelly's leases with the port of san francisco. that lease expires today. and the port wants the club closed. port officials say it's because of the violence, the noise and the violations of the club's lease. jelly's says it will fight the eviction. time now 5:05. a hewlett-packard insider ashedding more light on the controversy that led to the resignation of mark hurd, who quit this month. that was after he reached a settlement with a contractor who accused him of sexual harassment. now an anonymous source tells the "associated press" that contractor, jodie fisher, clammed her work with hp dried
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up because he rebuffed her advances. hp said he didn't violate the sexual harassment policies but i board still forced him out. a manager for apple is due in a san jose courtroom today to face fraud and other charges. paul shin devine was arrested friday accused of trading secrets in ex-changes for a million dollars in kickbacks. the irs says he sold confidential information to several of apple's suppliers in asia. the fbi is also investigating the case and apple has filed a civil suit against devine. novato high school is setting new requirements for graduation. the high school students there must now do at least 10 hours of community service each year to get a diploma. under a proposal approved tuesday, students must finish 40 hours of service over four years. that includes activities such as volunteering at a retirement home or interning at an nonprofit. students who volunteer more than 40 hours will be able to
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receive course credit. time now 5:06. up next, new information on that officer-involved shooting in burlingame. >> and the stun gun wasn't enough. coming up, how a call for help ended in a bay area man's death. after 30 years, dr. laura says she is leaving. not retiring, not quitting. the reason behind the decision. ,, [ woman on tv ] if you won't let me in, you can't really love me. i know about gayle. i don't know what you're talking about. if you just tell me what happened... [ ding ] [ man ] 35th and archer. next stop hamilton. [ brakes hiss ]
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confrontation with burlingame police had a history of mental illness. police shot 20-year-old edgar aristondo monday neat outside the myrtle road home he shared with his mother. it was his mother who called police for help. she says her son was suffering from depression, had been drinking and refused to take his medication. police say he charged them with a steak knife. that prompted one officer to tase him. then another officer fired a gun when he refused to be subdued. the mother claimed he had no knife. >> my son walked here, they grabbed him. my son fell this way from there to here holding his heart saying i can't breathe. i was here behind them. and they shoved me and said like this, like this, with the gun. and that's where my son fell. >> it was kind of different story saying he was met by the taser, there was a -- hit by the taser, there was a scream and there were shots. another people were saying there was a scream after the
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shots. >> investigators say they recovered the knife aristondo was holding. they also say police have responded to mental health disturbances at that home 13 times in the last 7 years. time now 5:11. syndicated talk show those dr. laura says she is giving up her long running radio show. the announcement comes amid controversy after she referenced a racial slur several times while speaking to a caller on air. she late later apologized and last night told cnn's larry king she will finish out the end of her contract and then leave the show. she is not being fired and she is not retiring. schlessinger said she is frustrated that she can't speak her mind on the radio without backlash from advertisers so she will now turn to the web. her current contract expires at the end of the year a warning this morning for those who text or use a cell phone without a hands-free device while driving. the california highway patrol and local police have another
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zero tolerance special enforcement day. they are pulling over people who talk or text behind the wheel including looking at a cell phone while holding it. it's illegal in california to text and drive or talk while driving without a hands-free device. the same campaign was done last week. apparently, they are pretty good at it. more than 900 citations were written. cell phones seem to be in use everywhere not just in cars so that leads us to our question of the day. >> what's the most inappropriate place you have seen someone using your cell phone? send your responses to we're also on facebook and twitter. 5:12. the fog managed to burn away from the coast yesterday. tracy, more of the same, we hope? >> we're hoping. but inappropriate place for the cell phone, does the bathroom count? you know, the things people do with a cell phone. we have your forecast. that's coming up. [ laughter ]
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good morning. milpitas, big rig and couple of cars in an accident, southbound
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880 approaching montague. phil with the kcbs phone force tells us two left lanes and possibly one right lane are blocked. one of these cars sounds like rolled over and chp is on scene now. but expect a bet of a delay. this just popped up in our chp reports about two minutes ago so for right now if you are commuting 880 near 237, near that interchange just before the accident, everything is flowing fine on 237 itself but the accident if you approach montague expressway again watch out for delays and lanes blocked there. all right. out to some roadwork eastbound 4 between bay point and railroad avenue this roadwork actually continues until 11:00 this morning. now, it's only in the eastbound lanes, various lanes will be blocked for at least the next few hours. westbound highway 4 no problems, no roadwork, so so far a good commute towards concord. 880 towards past the coliseum fine, mass transit is on time. once you hit the roads remember our radio partners, kcbs 740-am and 106.9-fm.
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that's your traffic. for your forecast, here's tracy. >> hey, thanks, elizabeth. kcbs also our phone partners when it comes to weather throughout the morning as well as the afternoon. daily planner, so we cleared out nicely yesterday. we had a whole lot of sunshine. temperatures warmed up it was a beautiful afternoon. what about today? out the door, patchy fog will be inland around the bay and for the coastline. clouds in the bay and temperatures in the 50s and 60s. another beautiful day expected, sunshine, mild temperatures up to the mid-80s, mostly sunny around the bay and low clouds with some areas of sunshine along the coast. we'll remain mild. concord average high this time of the year in august upper 80s. mid-80s in san jose. 82 in santa rosa and 69 in san francisco. today 82 concord, 76 san jose, 75 santa rosa, 64 in san
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francisco. so still slightly below average and on the mild side. other bay area temperatures today: 72 union city fremont. 74 redwood city and sunnyvale. 78 campbell. 78 degrees in los gatos. east bay locations, mid-80s in antioch, brentwood. 79 in pleasant hill. 81 danville. 78 dublin. mid- to upper 60s in berkeley and near 70 degrees today in oakland. upper 70s in napa and sonoma. mid-70s in petaluma. 71 in novato. 71 in san rafael. 26 in sausalito. -- 62 in sausalito, 64 in san francisco. we'll remain cool through tomorrow. eventually friday, you will see things basically average for the last couple of days and a cooler weekend expected for saturday and sunday. that's a look at your weather. back up to you. >> thank you. here's a look at some of the stories we're following for you
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this morning. about 3100 patients vaccinated at sutter health clinics are being called in to get new vaccinations. the original vaccines for hepatitis, polio and pertussis may not have been effective because they were improperly stored. sutter says the questionable vaccines are not a health threat. the port of san francisco is evicting a dance club today. but the club is fighting the or. since 2008 two men have been shot to death outside jelly's at pier 50. both the port and the police department want the club closed as its lease rubs out today. a funeral is planned today in alaska for former u.s. senator ted stevens. yesterday alaskans filed past his body in repose in anchorage. he was killed in a plane crash last week. there is still a chance furlough fridays could resume this week. governor schwarzenegger asked the state supreme court to overturn a restraining order, issued by an alameda county judge to stop the furloughs.
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a decision could be made any day. the governor wants to force many state workers to take off three fridays each month to save california money. the san jose city council has unanimously approve a plan to lower the speed limit near trace elementary school. we told you about the school opening yesterday, the campus the scene of a fire that destroyed the main building last month? yesterday's vote calls for a 15- mile-an-hour maximum speed on dana avenue during school hours, that's because some of the temporary portable classrooms had to be set up across the street from the campus. so students and teachers will be crossing dana avenue much of the day. time now 5:20. up next an airshow mishap. we'll show you what happened when this airplane lost a wing during a stunt. treasure island is now a step closer to getting a major make-over.
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bay area cities and today's highs in just a few moments. treasure island is now a step closer to getting a major makeover. house speaker nancy pelosi joined san francisco mayor gavin newsom and navy secretary ray mavis on the island yesterday. they all signed an agreement to give the island to san francisco for redevelopment. >> 300 acres of open space, wetlands, ferry terminal, waterfront. >> the transfer of treasure island is a win for san francisco, it is a win for the state of california, a win for the united states navy, and a win for the american taxpayers. >> mm-hm. >> county supervisors agree to pay the navy $55 million for the land, plus 50 million more in the future if the project's housing developments and stores
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do well. >> be careful when pay politician says everything is a win. a pilot is unhurt after a wing falls off a plane. he was performing in front of thousands of spectators in argentina and the left wing breaks off. in just seconds, he managed -- several years ago they started putting parachutes on these planes and got his out. it drifted to the ground. came down outside the public arena. caught fire when it hit the ground but the pilot made it out of the cockpit on his own without any injuries. >> incredible video. going all out to save a whale. this is off the coast of maui. a number of volunteers and even the coast guard got involved to help the troubled whale. it tried to beach itself. it's not clear why. it's a 12-foot whale, 1200 pounds. volunteers tended it for hours before loading it on a coast guard plane. the whale was flown to marine
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mammal center for rehabilitation. talking about supersizing. in honor of kfc's 70th anniversary, it's trying to set a record of the largest bucket of fried chicken ever. it's 8 feet tall, 9 feet wide, filled with 2,000 pounds of chicken. the last record was 1600 pounds of chicken. crowds lined up outside a louisville restaurant yesterday for a free sample of the original recipe. thousands of pieces of chicken were also donated to charities. there is a new debate over where most of the leaked oil in the gulf really is. >> rod blagojevich convicted on only one of the 24 charges against little. why his legal troubles are far from over. in washington, i'm whit johnson, that story coming up. thousands of people here in northern california may have been vaccinated with the shot that wasn't stored at the
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good morning... it's wednesday, the 18th of august. i'm your realtime captioner is linda marie macdonald. caption colorado, l.l.c. good morning. it is 5:29. a wednesday the 18th of august. i'm john kessler.
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>> i'm julie watts in for sydnie who is on vacation. she will be back next week. time now 5:29. everyone is wondering if today is going to be as nice as yesterday. plenty of sunshine in the bay. we have a check of weather. but first a look at that morning commute. >> all right. thanks, guys. yeah, we're off to a rough start commuting through milpitas. they just issued a traffic alert for this section of southbound 880 just before the montague expressway. chp calling this a major injury accident. a big rig and couple of cars involved. one of those cars on its side. so chp is apparently running traffic breaks through the area to help slow some of the other cars in fact area down. we are seeing a little slow traffic on our sensors, not a lot because it's early and traffic is light. no huge delays down southbound 880 from fremont but again they issued that traffic alert so they expect lanes to be blocked for a while. they were able to open one right lane but still have one left lane blocked approaching montague. so a little slow and go near 237 where we have a camera near
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that interchange. on 237 itself it looks good. two flatbed tow trucks helped clear the accident. could be there for another half hour. so that is your traffic. for your forecast, here's tracy. >> hey, thanks, elizabeth. let's take a look at that forecast. today's high temperatures 64 in san francisco, the mix of sun and clouds. 68 degrees in oakland. nice day expected. 70 in hayward, 76 in san jose, 57 degrees in santa clara, mid- 80s in antioch, 83 in pleasanton, mid-70s in benicia, 77 sonoma, 57 in santa rosa. today cool at the coast, still mild conditions inland. we are expecting some sunshine for the entire bay area. a few areas of sunshine along the coast and a mix of sun and clouds around the bay. cooler weekend expected both weekend days, saturday and sunday. monday and tuesday temperatures will make an attempt to
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rebound. thousands of patients in northern california are being told they should get new vaccines. anne makovec is in san francisco to explain why. good morning, anne reporter. i can imagine all the parents out there who are very sad to get this news. i once your kid to get a shot, band-aid, sucker and they think they are off for another few years and you have to come back and get the shot again, according to the sutter health clinic. more than 3,000 patients here in northern california are facing that this morning. the patients got vaccines at sutter pacific medical centers between january and june of this year. there is a chance that the vaccines were not effective because they may not have been stored at the proper temperatures or the temperatures simply weren't logged correctly. sutter says the vaccines were not harmful but no one is happy about having to get revaccinated. >> mistakes that of course you don't want that kind of mistake. >> this is purely
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precautionary. no one has been hurt but we are very apologetic that people are being inconvenienced or having to come back and get these vaccinations. >> they were given at three health centers. the problem involves nearly 20 types of vaccines including polio, hepatitis, whooping cough and h1n1. the vaccines were not harmful according to sutter just possibly ineffective. they are revaccinating at no cost and people who are affected will get a letter. we have a list of the clinics that were affected in our area on >> thank you very much, anne makovec in san francisco. we have that complete list of the centers anne was mentioning. it's on our website, more than 200 million eggs are being recalled. and hundreds of californians who ate the potentially tainted eggs have been
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sickened with salmonella. they were sold under lucerne, albertsons, ralph, sunshine and farm fresh. health officials say 266 californians have gotten sick. if the carton in your refrigerator has a plant number 1026, 1413 or 1946, and it's followed with the numbers ranging from 136 to 225, return the eggs. we do have all that information on our website, an explosion of whooping cough across the bay area could force schools to shut their doors. students who were not vaccinated could be barred from school for at least three weeks if an outbreak occurs. whooping cough is highly contagious resembling a common cold. reports from the centers for disease control show the number of cases nationally have jumped. the increase in california is so dramatic, the state has declared an epidemic. from january to june, more than
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1300 cases of whooping cough have been record statewide. that's 1,000 more than the same time last year. 50 cases have been reported in san francisco in seven months and seven infants have died this year from whooping cough. a man fatally shot during a confrontation with burlingame police had a history of emergency illness. police shot 20-year-old edgar aristondo monday night outside the myrtle road home he shared with his mother. his mother called police for help saying her son was suffering from depression and had been drinking and was refusing to take his medication. police say shortly after they arrived, aristondo charged at them with a steak knife. that prompted one officer to use a taser and when that didn't subdue him, another officer fired a gun. aristondo's mother claims her son had no knife. >> my son tried to walk right here and the two men grabbed him real close. my son fell this way from there to here holding onto his heart,
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saying i can't breathe. i was here behind them and they shoved me and said like this, like this, with a gun, and that's where my son fell [ through translator ]. >> there was a scream, shots. but then other people were saying there was a scream after the shots. >> investigators say they did recover the knife aristondo was hold. they also say police have responded to mental health calls at this home 13 times in the last seven years. police all over the bay area looking for drivers on cell phones today. another zero tolerance day for people using hand-held phones to talk or text behind the wheel. the chp or law officers wrote about 900 citations during a similar crackdown last week. some of those stopped for cell phone violations were arrested for driving without a license. it's been more than two years since it became illegal to drive while holding a cell
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phone in california. caltrain is asking its passengers, what's the least painful of two evils? service cuts or fare increases? the commuter railroad will hold public meetings this evening at its stations in san jose, gilroy and san francisco, and its headquarters in san carlos. caltrain says it's still strapped for cash and needs to find more ways to save money. caltrain's board is expected to make decisions in october. republican sam blakesly will be the new state senator in district 15. it's a region that stretches from southern santa clara county to santa barbara county. the state assemblyman from san luis obispo beat democrat john laird in yesterday's special election. blakesly will replace fellow republican abel maldonado who vacated the seat when governor
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schwarzenegger appointed him the lieutenant governor. time now 5:37. federal prosecutors want to get former illinois governor rod blagojevich back in court as soon as possible. they are planning a retrial after a federal jury in chicago failed to reach a verdict on 23 out of 24 corruption charges. as whit johnson reports, it's all because of one holdout juror. reporter: rod blagojevich's courtroom battle is far from over. >> we are going to continue to fight and again i just want to express my gratitude to the men and women of the jury and remind the people of illinois i didn't let you down. >> reporter: after two weeks of deliberations, a federal jury found the former illinois governor guilty tuesday on just one count, lying to the fbi. the jurors couldn't reach an agreement on the 23 other corruption charges leading the judge to declare a mistrial. >> it was a very arduous process. >> reporter: blagojevich plans to appeal the single
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conviction, which could get him five years in prison. federal prosecutors already have a retrial in the works. >> we have a court date set for next week, next thursday to set a trial date. >> reporter: blagojevich will face several corruption charges in the retrial including the most serious of them all, that he tried to sell president obama's old senate seat. the former governor was already under investigation when fbi wiretaps captured this phone conversation. >> i mean, i've got this thing and it's [ bleep ] golden. and i'm just not giving it up [ bleep ] for nothing. i'm not going to do it and i can always use it [ bleep ] parachute... [ indiscernible ] >> reporter: one juror says just one holdout prevented the panel from convicting blagojevich on more charges. >> to plea it was obvious we were going to end like this from the beginning. >> reporter: legal experts say the 11:1 jury count could bode well for prosecutors next time around. whit johnson, cbs news, washington. a funeral is planned today
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in alaska for former senator ted stevens. the long-time lawmaker was 86 years old when he died in a plane crash last week that killed four other people, as well. yesterday, alaskans filed past stevens' closed casket as his body lay in repose. vice president joe biden will speak at the funeral. new york's governor is involved in the debate over a mosque planned near ground zero in new york. governor david paterson suggests a swap. he says the state might be able to offer some public property farther from ground zero in exchange for the building where the facility is planned. a meeting is expected soon. a spokesman for the cultural center project says he appreciates the governor's interest. a new survey finds 61% of americans think the economy has gotten worse or stayed the same under president obama. three-quarters say it's
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unrealistic to expect noticeable improvements after 18 months of his presidency. the "associated press"/gfk poll finds that 41% now approve of the president's performance on the economy. that is down though from had 44% in april. 56% disapprove the president's handling of the economy. the president's overall approval rating is 49%. more than a month after the leak was capped in the gulf of mexico there are conflicting reports now on the amount of oil still polluting the waters. scientist are fighting government claims that half the oil has disappeared from the system. researchers have found toxicity in plankton from 900 to more than 3,000 feet deep. scientists say they are concerned because plant plankton is an important part of the food chain in the gulf. 5:41. >> coming up, the simple way to
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prevent your teenaged son from getting depression. >> also researchers say today's teens don't hear as well as young people did 20 years. heck, i don't hear as well as i did 20 years ago. [ laughter ] >> what they are recommending that the youngsters do. , ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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good morning. this is a serious accident in milpitas. southbound 880 just before the montague expressway, chp says there are major injuries. they issued a traffic alert because they expect one lane to be blocked for a while. right now one lane the left lane is blocked. but chp is on scene and you can see from some of our sensors that it is starting to get slow in the area. kind of slow and go from
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highway 237 down towards the accident at montague. a big rig involved in the crash. delays for a half hour. that's what a traffic alert means is one or more lanes will be blocked for that stretch of time. we have a camera near the interchange. if you are commuting towards silicon valley you are fine there. as an alternate if lanes remain blocked you may want to cut across mission or auto mall parkway and get over to southbound 680 instead. southbound 880 from 237 to 280 about a 10-minute drive time now so traffic is light. fortunately we are not seeing any huge backups yet. quick check of the bay bridge toll plaza where everything is flowing freely into san francisco. that is your traffic. for your forecast, here's tracy. >> hey, thanks, elizabeth. here's what's going on with our daily planner this morning. mostly cloudy start with patchy
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fog. more patchy fog for the bay and even drizzle along the coastline this morning as you head out the door. sunshine mild temperatures in the lower 70s to the mid-80s. mostly sunny around the bay from the lower 60s and 70s and low clouds with some areas of sunshine along the coastline. we will remain on the mild side. 69 degrees is what it typically feels lining this time of the year in san francisco. 82 santa rosa, mid-80s in san jose. 90 in concord. temperatures a few degrees shy 82 in concord, 76 in san jose, 75 in santa rosa, 64 in san francisco. these temperatures anywhere from five to seven to eight degrees lower. cooler than average. that's why we're calling it mild. 70 in hayward, 73 palo alto. 47 in redwood city and 59 degrees in pacifica. east bay locations lower to the mid-80s in pittsburg to brentwood. lower 80s in danville and san
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ramon. 83 in pleasanton. 72 san leandro. 83 fairfield. 72 vallejo. 71 novato. 76 petaluma. 70s in san anselmo. 60s in sausalito, lower 60s in san francisco. cool to mild tomorrow, and even for friday. cooler weekend expected both weekend days saturday and sunday. but don't worry monday and tuesday, temperatures will rebound. that's a look at your weather. back up to you. >> thank you. it is 5:47. some of the stories we're following now. if you received a vaccination at sutter health clinic during the first half of the year, you might be called in for another one. some of the vaccines may not be effective because of possible refrigeration problems. a man is due in court today to face fraud and other
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charges. paul shin devine was arrested friday. the irs says devine sold confidential apple information to several apple suppliers in asia. a zero tolerance crackdown on drivers illegally using cell phones continues today. the chp and local police in the bay area started the special enforcement last week and wrote 900 citations so now they are pretty good at it. today they are looking for people talking and texting on hand-held phones. a new study shows teenagers have more hearing loss today than 20 years ago. now, experts are urging teens to turn down the volume. researchers found teens have 30% hearing lot, a big increase. doctors say teens who don't know they have a problem need to be identified.
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one is possibly different placement in a classroom or they may need amplification or hearing eights. i'm not surprised because they are constantly connected to ipods computers. we are constantly on them to turn them down. >> this latest study doesn't look specifically at noise and hearing loss. previous music shows loud music can put listeners at risk. if you have a teenaged boy who is depressed get little to eat some fish. a new study from japan found boys who ate the most fish were less likely to develop depression. the same isn't true for girls. researchers aren't sure why. fish oil is known to help brain function but it could have a different effect on different genders when it comes to depression. how about a cholesterol- lowering drug with a burger and fries? it's an idea that british scientists are floating. there is a new study that says
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taking a statin pill when you eat a cheeseburger and shake could neutralize the increased risk of heart disease from that food. might achieve the same results by not eating that food. scientists with the national heart and lung institute in london say it would cost just under 7 cents per customer it hand out statins with meals. just a bit more than a packet of ketchup. the uk has an over-the-counter statin but the u.s. doesn't. they have run into problems with statins here, too. so it will be interesting to see if they take flight. >> wonder if they can come up with a pill to cancel out the calories. i'd buy that. [ laughter ] up next, we'll share some of your answers to our question of the day. >> also the new way doctors are making sure people are getting their apple a day to keep the doctor away. your veggies... doctor's orders. doctors on the east
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pr for fruits and 5:53, wednesday morning. good morning. eater veggies. doctors on the east coast are writing prescriptions for fruits and vegetables to fight obesity. the program is likely to expand. healthcare providers are likely to give vouchers of a dollar a day to members of low income households to give them access to healthy food, local farms then providing daily servings
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of fruits and vegetables. they will measure how it affects blood pressure, weight and body index. cell phones seem to be in use everywhere. cars, restaurants, movie theaters, so that leads us to our question of the day. >> what's the most inappropriate place you have ever seen someone using their cell phone? >> tracy says the bathroom. >> but you need a hands-free device there. [ laughter ] >> one emailer says at a friend's funeral. the ultimate. where you were raised? >> yeah. >> but he looked so good. >> yeah. on facebook, people who talk on their cell phones while using the restroom, nasty, nasty. >> sometimes you just don't have time, you know? these busy days. >> also on facebook, karen says -- >> apparently someone used their cell phone in the bathroom. >> huh?
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>> bring antibacterial wipes to the hotel specifically for that reason. >> my cousin's wedding, during the mass. one guest's phone rang not once but three times and to make it worse, she answered the phone every time. >> oh, my gosh. >> you know what's funny i just got back from india and we were joking that everyone there uses their cell phone -- will always answer their cell phone no matter where you are, they are giving a discussion, they are using a group and they are on the cell phone. >> it's not a cell phone, it's a cordless phone in college. i had a sorority sister who actually would shower and and take the phone in the shower and you would hear hello! >> with a speaker? >> no she had a handset. >> hm. >> doesn't want to miss that phone call. >> sometimes you got answer. [ laughter ] >> so no phones in the cars. crack down day.
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>> yeah. be careful for your morning commute. we have a serious major injury accident. they issued a traffic alert southbound 880 approaching montague expressway. one left lane is still blocked. there is likely going to be delays out there for a while. at least one lane would be blocked for at least a half hour more. 50 miles per hour as you make your way past 237. if this is out there for a while you may want to consider using mission or auto mall expressway to get to southbound 680 instead auto mall parkway to southbound 680 instead. in the meantime you can see a nice flow of traffic if you are commuting towards silicon valley on 237. nimitz freeway 880 through oakland looks great past the coliseum and up into downtown. tracy, you're on. what's the forecast going to be like? >> forecast for this morning, got delays at sfo. 45-minute delays on arrivals later on today, we are not expecting the sunshine to be
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too delayed. inland mid-80s. mid-60s around the bay, lower 60s for the coast, cool to mild for the next couple of days. cooler weekend saturday and sunday. but temperatures monday and tuesday are going up just a tad. and our mypix photo: >> if you have a pet sea otter that you can give elizabeth please go to -- [ laughter ] no, if you want to upload photos, go to >> you live in san francisco you have pet sea otters. >> it has to be pink! [ laughter ] >> even better. 5:57. coming up in the next half hour, a san francisco nightclub supposed to close its doors today. we'll tell you why the club owners say they will fight their eviction. and thousands of people who got vaccines here in northern california are now being told it might not have
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