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it's tuesday, the 28th of september. i'm juliette goodrich. sydnie kohara is off this week. get ready for another hot day. there could be some more record- breaking temperatures today. let's start with tracy with what we can expect. good morning, tracy. >> good morning, juliette. it was hot yesterday and today will be just as hot if not hotter. 104 today in pleasanton. 102 in antioch. 102 in fairfield. 96 benicia today. 92 in oakland. 93 in hayward. just short of 100 degrees in san jose also in santa clara. 96 in palo alto. 89 in san francisco which hit a new record high of 93 yesterday. so we are expecting temperatures just along the coastline and around the bay not to be as hot. we have more of a sea breeze coming in so those temperatures have been adjusted but if we continue to warm up like yesterday morning we may have to readjust. 1000 in sonoma. 103 in santa rosa. how long is this heat going to be part of our forecast? we'll take a look at your seven-
day forecast, that's coming up. in the meantime, for your traffic, here's elizabeth. >> even hotter today? >> even hotter! >> what's going on! all right. well, it is another "spare the air" day, as well. we already have some bart delays. 15-minute delays right now between the millbrae station heading towards san francisco and the east bay. there is equipment problem on the tracks. that is your only delay. again 16 minutes for bart. otherwise, ace muni caltrain all on time. oracle here north- and southbound traffic fine here. hard to see the northbound traffic but southbound cruising towards hayward and at the bay bridge toll plaza, no delays, no metering lights, and they did just pick up that construction on the upper deck. that's a check of your traffic. back upstairs to you, juliette. >> thank you. a young girl is being treated for gunshot wounds after an attack on her home early this morning. anne makovec joins us from oakland to explain what happened. anne. >> reporter: well, looks like she got caught in some sort of crossfire. the 6-year-old girl was
sleeping in her bedroom according to police when she ended up getting hit with a bullet in her upper arm. she is going to be okay. but she is at the hospital. it happened at this house here behind me on the 1600 block of seminary avenue south of international boulevard in oakland. several rounds were fired at this home at around 2:15. police believe by the number of gunshots that were fired, there was likely more than one shooter involved. no one has been arrested, unfortunately, police believe this could be a gang-related incident and apparently according to the people who live here, there was a -- some sort of incident involving a shooting here about a month ago. the shooter is unknown. she is the 6-year-old girl will be okay. federal investigators are looking into the possibility of
a link between a power failure and this month's explosion and fire in san bruno. the electric outage in milpitas affected pg&e's natural gas pipeline system just hours before part of it exploded in san bruno's glenview neighborhood. local congress member jackie speier made that announcement yesterday at a news conference near the disaster site. she says it was likely a combination of several factors that led to the blast which killed 7 people and destroyed 37 homes september 9. nine people are homeless this morning and three in the hospital after a fire in bay point. the fire breaking out at about 11:30 last night on the 200 block of madison. firefighters found the house fully engulfed in flames with cars in the driveway on fire, as well. a young man who lived nearby described the flames as large. his grandmother lived in the
house. >> they're big. pretty sure that's what hell looks like. it's heart-stopping just to see the way the flames came out the front door through the windows, seeing the suv on fire. >> everyone was able to get out of the home before firefighters arrived. three people were taken by ambulance to county regional medical center in martinez. their conditions are unknown. governor schwarzenegger has briefly delayed the execution of a convicted killer but a couple of issues could actually cause some more delays. albert greenwood brown is now scheduled to be put to death thursday night at 9:00 p.m. but yesterday the ninth circuit court of appeals ordered a san jose federal judge to reconsider his ruling in the case. judge fogel gave brown a choice between a one-drug lethal injection or three-drug cocktail. the appeals court says the fogel decision placed an undue
burden on brown who refused to choose a method of death. production problem has caused a shortage of the drug used in both methods. brown was sentenced to death for the 1980 rape and murder of a 15-year-old riverside girl. tonight the top two candidates for governor will lock horns for the first time at uc-davis. the debate is between democrat jerry brown, the state attorney general, and former two-term governor,and republican meg whitman former chief of san jose-based ebay. whitman is a political newcomer. cbs 5 political analyst james taylor says that could work both ways for her. >> jerry brown is a given, a known factor for californians. she has to overcome that. she has to convey to them that she is someone that is on their side that she is in every way committed to the advancement and improvement of the state of california as jerry brown. >> taylor says brown could tout
his political experience and his track record as governor and mayor of oakland but has to count on people being impressed with that track record. this evening's event is the first of three scheduled debates between the two. all right. time now 5:06. did you feel it? a pair of earthquakes on the hayward fault shook the east bay last night. both quakes had a magnitude 26.0. the first struck just -- of 2.0. the first struck just before 6:00 p.m., the second around san ramon at 11:00 p.m. both too small to cause damage or injuries. let's get another check of our hot, hot weather and our traffic and weather conditions. elizabeth is ready to give us a check on our commute. >> good morning. yeah, let's go out to bart again. we are still dealing with 15- minute delays. they are focused on the millbrae station near sfo. 15-minute delays heading towards the east bay. there is an equipment problem on the tracks so if you are heading towards the airport you should be good to go no delays
heading towards sfo. otherwise, ace, muni caltrain looking good. it's a "spare the air" so use mass transit. we are getting word of a possible water main break. chp is heading to the scene to check it out. it's in hayward eastbound 92 at 880 off the san mateo bridge. a couple of feet of standing water reported in some lanes so we'll continue to watch this area. again chp is not even on scene to give us a look at what it's doing to the commute in the area but at the bay bridge toll plaza, no delay, there was a stall reported just past the metering lights. apparently doesn't have its lights on so kind of a visual hazard so watch out for that but again no big problems heading into san francisco. that's a check of your traffic. let's get another update on -- another hot forecast. even hotter today than yesterday? >> yes. a few locations livermore and san jose, just two locations that are expected to be warmer, hotter today. headed out the door, why today the warmup? well, many of are you starting out warmer this morning than
you were this same time yesterday morning so you start out warmer, more sunshine is expected, not surprising that your afternoon highs will be warmer, as well. clear start temperatures as mild as the mid-60s this morning. that's well inland. upper 60s around the bay. yeah. and that's at 5:00 a.m. and along the coastline partly cloudy with areas of fog. so you start off in the upper 60s, not surprising later on today around the bay we will end up in the lower 90s. mid-70s at the coast, sunny and mild. and hot again later on inland up to 104 degrees and you will see again another "spare the air" day. more record high temperatures expected today. so who could have a record high? we'll have that coming up. >> thank you. time now 5:08. up next, changes brewing at the white house. why the president's chief of staff could be stepping down. and don't expect to see
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at least that part's easy. [ male announcer ] there's only one way to eat an eggo...your way. [ louise ] l'eggo my eggo. i story welcome back. if you are coming off the san mateo bridge, we're still following this reported water main break at eastbound 92 and 880 in hayward. chp heading to the scene now but standing water reported in lanes. well, we'll give you an update on that plus some bart delays. traffic in 6 minutes. all right. 5:11 now. united and continental airlines have the green light to go ahead with a merger after a federal judge refused to block in. 49 air travel hers sought a preliminary injunction as part of a lawsuit. they claim merger would reduce competition and lead to higher fares but yesterday a judge
said no. now united and continental expect the merger to be considered by friday creating the world's largest airline. a shake-up at the white house taking shape this morning. a key figure under president obama could be heading for the exit. rahm emanuel, the president's chief of staff, is eyeing a run for the mayor of chicago. an announcement could be made as early as friday. >> two years people start to leave. they work hard, they get jobs they can't refuse on the outside. >> emanuel says he is still considering the impact his decision would have on his family. the internal revenue service has decided to stop mailing tax forms and instructions since so many people now file electronically. the irs expects to save about $10 million by eliminating the mailings. earlier this year, more than 96 million people filed their tax returns online compared to 20 million who filed paper
returns. anyone who wants to file paper returns can print the forms from the irs website or get the forms at irs offices as well as some libraries and post offices. 5:13 now. it is going to be another scorcher. tracy will be here with record temperatures big-time temperatures. >> yeah, big-time temperatures, juliette. triple-digit highs for the forecast yet again. up to 104 in our hottest spots. it is not possible that it's going to be this hot all week, is it? that's the tease. you have to stick around for that. i got your seven-day forecast. cooler weather, yeah. it's not too far off. i'll explain coming up. ,,,,
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bart got whatever was on the tracks near the millbrae station. we have residual delays between millbrae and the east bay. if you are heading towards the airport, you are still good to go, no delay in that direction. ace, muni, caltrain all on time. it's another "spare the air" day. so use mass transit and avoid
the roads. eastbound 92 and 880, a water main break. we'll wait to see if it affects the commute at that interchange. all the approaches to the bay bridge look great but we have the stall just past the metering lights on the incline. heard they didn't have the headlights on or the taillights so may cause a visual distraction towards san francisco. but right now you can see traffic is so light. it shouldn't be causing big problems this morning. 18 minutes from the carquinez bridge to the maze if you are coming down from the eastshore freeway. westbound 237 traffic looks okay towards mountain view. and quick marin county check, nice flow of traffic all the way on southbound 101 between novato and san francisco. remember our radio partners, kcbs 740-am and 106.9-fm.
that is your traffic. here's tracy with another check of your forecast. >> hey, thanks, elizabeth. we also have constant weather updates on kcbs radio and with today's hot temperatures you might want to stay tuned. out the door this morning. inland 55 to 65 degrees. that's pretty mild around the bay just short of 70 degrees in some locations clear and mild this morning. partly cloudy with areas of fog along the coastline. so we are going to start off mild around the bay and we are going to end up hot up to the lower 90s, sunny very warm. inland locations expecting triple digits highs. another hot day and "spare the air" day. so yesterday we had some record heat. today expecting more record heat. santa rosa 103 is the record. today we're forecasting 103. san rafael close about a degree shy. we are about a degree shy in
so here we go. five-day forecast. another hot one. tomorrow is when the cooldown begins. you will feel it for the coast, the bay and inland. at the end of the workweek more seasonal temperatures are expected. the weekend should be nice as well as the beginning of next week. that is a look at your weather, juliette? >> 102 in dublin and then you said paris hilton. that's hot. >> you say that that's yours. >> you trademarked it so i'm not sure. >> thank you. okay. time now 5:20. here's a look at the top stories this morning. a 6-year-old is being treated for gunshot wounds after an attack on her home this morning. police say several men shot at a house on seminary avenue. the girl was struck while sleeping in her bedroom.
her injuries are not considered life-threatening. federal investigators are looking into the possibility of a link between a power failure and this month's explosion and fire in san bruno. the outage in milpitas affected pg&e's gas line system hours before it exploded in glenview neighborhood of san bruno. fire gutted a house in bay point late last night displacing nine people. the flames were so intense, that they ignited two vehicles outside. the nine people who live inside were able to get out of the home before firefighters arrived. three people were taken to the hospital. actress gloria stuart has died at the age of 100. family members say she died in her sleep at her los angeles home. the film star lit up the silver screen in the 1930s. she was nominated for an oscar
in "titanic." oakland raider legend george blanda died of cancer. he spent 26 seasons in the nfl as a quarterback and kicker which is a rare combination. he finished his career in oakland when he retired at the age of 48. he scored more than 2,000 points in his career. an nfl record at the time. george blanda was 83. a family of four rescued from a fast rising tied in capitola. >> if you think it's hot here, wait until you hear about the record-breaking heat in southern california and how people there describe it. ,,
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ever recorded in downtown los angeles. 113 degrees? people looking for shade wherever they could find it but for anyone who ventured outside it was hard to get away from the effects of the extreme heat. like walking into an oven. you feel the heat through your shoes. you can see the heat swells pulling up the asphalt. >> in the past week temperatures in the southland have been averaging more than 20 degrees above normal. forecasters are concerned about the potential for wildfires because of a combination of high temperatures, wind and low humidity. a family of four is safe after rescue from a fast rising tide in capitola. firefighters say the couple and their two daughters were on some rocks offshore when the tide came in. this was yesterday afternoon. the family became trapped with the rising water. rescuers managed to reach them and get them all safely back to shore. the good news, no one was hurt.
all right. bells will be heard around san francisco today. [ bells ] >> the 48th muni bell ringing contest at noon in union square. the nearly century old tradition will feature two competitions, one for amateur bell ringers including community representatives and another for experts. the cable car gripman and conductors first place winners will get a trophy and bell. the mistress of ceremonies will be a comedienne and i believe roberta gonzales is going to be in the competition. so i'm sure she is going to have a lot of energy with that one. 5:27. in the next half hour, the change coming to your favorite ben & jerry's ice cream. also ahead, the push to put federal restrictions on how teen drivers are licensed. ,,
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the schools become so bad the state has to take them over. it was "largely a bust," he admitted. jerry brown. failure as governor. failure as mayor. failure we can't afford now. on vacation this week. it's going to be another hot day.. tracy any relief on the way? good morning. it's tuesday, 28th of september. i'm juliette goodrich. sydnie kohara is on vacation this week. it's a hot day.
will it be relief? >> not today. today's temperatures expected to be as hot as yesterday if not hotter in a few location. san jose warmer than yesterday, 98 degrees. 92 in oakland. triple-digit highs in pleasanton, up to 104. 100 sonoma and 103 in santa rosa. 97 in kentfield. we had a new record high temperature in san francisco yesterday at 93 degrees. today we're forecasting 89. 72 in half moon bay and 96 in palo alto. because it is so hot some locations have cooling centers and one of them is petaluma. we want to give you the address. 320 north mcdowell boulevard a nice cooling center and small pets are allowed. that's good news. we'll take a look at your seven- day forecast coming up and we'll see when the hot weather will be saying bye-bye and cooler temperatures will be moving in. back to you. >> thank you. 5:31 now. a 6-year-old girl is being treated for gushed wounds after
an attack on her home early this morning being treated for gunshot wounds. oakland police were called to the home on seminary avenue around 2:00 a.m. they arrived to find the girl wounded in the shoulder. she had been sleeping in her bed. it appears more than one person opened fire on the outside of the home. >> it's very alarming considering, you know, that this family was just inside asleep. again, it's definitely appears to be a targeted incident and extremely unfortunate that a 6- year-old child was hit while asleep. >> the girl's injuries are not considered life-threatening. according to the police, the attack is gang-related and the family said something similar happened a month ago. nine people are homeless this morning and three are in the hospital after a fire in bay point. the fire broke out at about 113067 last night on the 200 block -- at about 11:30 last night on the 200 block of
madison. the firefighters found the house in flames and cars in the driveway on fire, as well. a young man describes the flames as large. his grandmother lived in the house. >> they're big. pretty sure that's what hell looks like. and i mean, it's heart stopping just to see the way the flames came out the front door through the windows, seeing the suv on fire. >> everyone was able to get out of the home before firefighters arrived. three people were taken by ambulance to county regional medical center in martinez, conditions unknown. governor schwarzenegger has briefly delayed the execution of a convicted killer but a couple of issues could cause more delays. albert brown is now scheduled to be put to death thursday night at 9:00 p.m. but yesterday, the ninth circuit court of appeals ordered a san jose federal judge to reconsider his ruling in the case. judge jeremy fogel gave brown a
choice between a one-drug lethal injection other three- drug or three-drug cocktail saying it placed an undue burden on brown who refused to choose a method of death. plus there is a shortage of the drugs. brown was sentenced to the 1980 rape and murder of a 15-year- old riverside girl. the battle to replace governor schwarzenegger will take center stage at uc-davis this evening. the two top candidates lock horns in person for the first time. the debate will feature democrat jerry brown the state attorney general and former two- term governor against republican meg whitman, former chief of san jose-based ebay. whitman has never run for office before. cbs 5 political analyst james taylor says that means she has no political track record to defend. that's something brown, who is also a former oakland mayor, must deal with. >> he will do for california what he has done for oakland which in most people's mind is
a serious image issue that brown has to overcome. >> taylor says brown needs to turn his political experience into a positive. he adds that whitman should emphasize her business achievements and overcome negative feelings about the millions of dollars she spent on her own campaign. in evening's event is the first of three scheduled debates between the two candidate. 5:35. here's elizabeth wenger with a look at our traffic. how's it looking? >> not too bad. we have had a couple of bumps along the road. we have a new one now in san pablo. fortunately it's out of lanes so no delays. san pablo westbound 80 westbound car in the bushes. chp heading to the scene, still light 18 minutes from the carquinez bridge to the maze. the 0-mile-per-hour sensor is updating. bay bridge toll plaza light traffic no problems. we had a stall on the incline
that's now cleared. a little heads up, giants take on arizona at 7:15 tonight over by at&t park. so you may find delays later on this evening for the evening commute home. and bart is still dealing with these residual delays about 15 minutes from millbrae out towards the east bay. there was an equipment problem on the track. it has been fixed. so these are just leftover delays. should be resolved quickly but ace, muni, caltrain are all on time. and it is a "spare the air" day. that is your traffic. back to you. >> thank you. iran indicated for the first time today that oman is playing a role in trying to security release of two american hikers. shane bauer and josh fattal have been held for more than a year accused of spying after straying across the border from iraq. today, a spokesman for the iranian foreign ministry confirmed indirectly that an omani delegation is in iran and when asked about the purpose of
the purpose the spokesman didn't deny it saying "delegations from various country travel to iran." the defense department is confirming that two soldiers including one from stockton were killed by a fellow service member last week in iraq. army specialist john correo was shot to death last thursday in fallujah. he was 20. the family says they haven't heard the whole story yet from the department of defense but they say information from what they call "other sources" indicates he was trying to stop a rampage inside an army barracks. israeli naval forces encountered no resistance today when they intercepted a catamaran carrying 9 jewish activists towards gaza. the boat called the irene had been trying to breach a naval blockade. it's cargo included medicine and water purifiers which will now be transferred to gaza by
land. today's incident comes four months after a clash on another boat that left nine turkish activists dead. a shake-up at the white house taking shape this morning. a key figure under president bush could be leaving. rahm emanuel the president's chief of staff is eyeing a run for the mayor of chicago. an announcement could be made as early as friday. >> two years people start to leave. they burn themselves out, they work very hard and they have jobs that they can't refuse on the outside. >> emanuel says he is still considering the impact his decision would have on his family. parents, safety advocates and lawmakers will be on capitol hill today to push for something called the stand-up act. as tara mergener reports, the goal is to make teen drivers safer on the road. reporter: jeannie was just 15 when she was killed in a car driven by her best friend 8 years ago. >> then they hit like a ditch embankment on the side of the road causing the vehicle to
they were riding in to flip five times. >> reporter: today, her father jim will head to capitol hill hoping to prevent other parents from suffering the same pain. he will join connecticut senator chris dodd in urging congress to pass new legislation. it would push states to adopt new driver licensing laws for teens across the country. >> i just hope that everybody can hear my story as well as others and to get the stand-up act passed. >> reporter: motor vehicle crashes are the number one killer of american teenagers. according to federal officials, if the proposal becomes law more than 4,000 teen lives could be saved every year. under the stand-up act, drivers would have to be 16 to get a permit and 18 for a full license. teens would have to be supervised while driving at night until 18. cell phone use prohibited while behind the wheel and teen drivers would be allowed only one friend in the car under 21.
jim is convinced if this law was in place eight years ago, his daughter would still be alive. >> i think the driver in that car that she was with was distracted. there were so many kids in the car. their cell phones were all over the ground. >> reporter: and it isn't just drivers and passengers. advocates say the stand-up act could save thousands of pedestrians, as well. tara mergener for cbs news, washington. your kids won't be too happy to hear about this. the feds are pushing for a longer school year. they say students in the u.s. are lagging behind their foreign counterparts especially in math and science and one of the biggest issues, money, and whether districts can afford longer school years. a new survey indicates that people's mental health has taken a hit along the gulf coast because of the bp oil spill. the gallup organization surveyed nearly 2600 coastal residents before and after the spill. it finds the depression cases are up more than 25% now.
the city also includes a well- being index showing that coastal residents are stressed out, worried and sad much more often than people who live inland. the man who owned the company that makes segway scooters died in an accident apparently while riding one of them. his body was found in a river at the bottom of a cliff in england. a scooter was nearby. police say it's not what happened but foul play is not suspect he was a self made millionaire who bought the segway company a year ago. it's 5741 now. -- it's 5:41 now. tracy has the forecast coming up. and a subtle change coming to the popular ben & jerry's ice cream. we'll be right back. ,,,,,,
good morning. towards the dublin interchange, so far, so good. seeing top speeds right there by tassajara and moving well towards the dublin interchange. out of the altamont pass, there is your drive time. steady, good at 15 minutes there on westbound 580 from the altamont pass towards 680. we had a couple of problems on the eastshore freeway including this one going against the commute. but sounds like a car hit a light pole eastbound 80 in pinole and the pinole valley road. the light pole is actually on top of the car so ambulance is heading to the scene now for possible injuries. and we still have this accident in the commute direction westbound 80 approaching san pablo dam road. car off the road and into some bushes not blocking lanes. so not causing any delays through there. take outside here's a live look at 880 through oakland by the oracle. so far, so good through oakland
but if you are continuing down towards hayward i mentioned earlier that water main break. 880 and 92 near the interchange, apparently one lane is blocked in the area on eastbound 92 coming off of the san mateo bridge. so watch out for that. apparently several feet of water are reported in lanes. and bart is dealing with residual delays about 15 minutes between the millbrae- sfo station and the east bay. so if you are heading towards the airport you're good to go and all other bart trains are on time. ace, muni, caltrain reporting everything on schedule. but it is a "spare the air" day so you're encouraged to use mass transit even though unfortunately it's not free. that's a check of your traffic. here's tracy with your forecast. hey, thanks, elizabeth. i was so hot yesterday, overnight i couldn't sleep. >> i shouldn't be laughing. >> i'm just thinking of you with cold towels sit there is trying to go to sleep but it was definitely a warm night. and it's still warm outside. take a look out the door this morning, this is what you're
going to encounter. temperatures ranging from 55 to 65 degrees and for the bay, up to 68 and again, it's 5:45:00 a.m. for the coastline it is cooler. but partly cloudy conditions are expected for the morning with a few areas of fog. for the afternoon, mostly sunny with mild temperatures along the coast, temperatures in the mid-70s. around the bay hot, up to 92. and inland today 104 degrees in our hottest spots. strong high pressure system still giving us those nice dry winds. that's what's warming us up. more record heat is expected today. and speaking of records, l.a. hit a record yesterday. 113 degrees. well, hey, we're looking at triple digits as well. 103 in morgan hill. 102 in los gatos. 100 degrees in campbell. 100 in cupertino. 95 in mountain view. 96 in palo alto. and 94 in san mateo. just along the coast, today's temperatures in the 70s. east bay another hot one, 101
in concord, 102 antioch, 103 in brentwood. 102 in dublin and 104 in pleasanton and livermore. closer to the bay temperatures not as hot. but hot. 94 in san leandro. 92 alameda. 92 oakland. 90 degrees in berkeley. north bay locations, 100 possible in sonoma, 100 petaluma, 103 in santa rosa which hit 104 yesterday. and 97 in san rafael, 97 in san anselmo and expecting the bay area to not be as hot as yesterday. yesterday we hit 93 in san francisco. today we are forecasting 89. so some parts of the bay area will be as hot as yesterday if not hotter. and other parts will be slightly cooler. i know, that made sense, didn't it? tomorrow expecting a cooldown for the entire bay area and we will continue to cool down thursday, friday into the weekend. that's a look at your weather. back up to you. >> thank you. 5:47. here's a check of some of our top stories this morning. a 6-year-old is being
treated for gunshot wounds after an attack on her home early this morning. police say more than one person opened fire on a house on seminary avenue. the girl was struck while sleeping in her bedroom. her injuries are not considered life-threatening. we'll have live report at 6:00. governor schwarzenegger has briefly delayed the execution of a convicted killer so legal problems can be ironed out. albert greenwood brown is now scheduled for lethal injection thursday night at 9:00. brown raped and murdered a 15- year-old riverside girl in 1980. the two major candidates for governor will debate this evening. it's the first of three scheduled debates between democrat jerry brown and republican meg whitman. the event will be held at uc- davis. new studies show some migraine headaches could be caused by a faulty gene. researchers analyzed the dna of migraine surfers. they found that when a gene called tresk is defective it can trigger the painful
headaches. the discovery could lead to a drug that targets the gene to prevent migraines. america runs on coffee. now new research that includes hospitals showed that includes hospitals. a new survey says one out of three americans says they depend on coffee to get through the workday. and those who need it most nurses and doctors. hotel workers came in third. ben & jerry's is dropping the phrase, all natural from its ice cream labels because health advocacy group has been pushing for the ice cream maker to make the change, saying the company should not use the phrase if products contain alkalized cocoa, corn syrup, hydrogenated oil or other unnatural ingredients. ben & jerry's says it is only removing the label and will not
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welcome back on this tuesday morning. live look at the bay bridge. very clear out there. it's going to be hot today. tracy will have our forecast. sunrise will be at 7:02 and we'll have our forecast in just a few minutes. it's harvest season which means there are plenty of jobs in that field. but in spite of high unemployment, few californians are willing to work as farm laborers. since january, californi farmers have posted adds for
1100 jobs at unemployment offices in california and three neighboring states. in nine months, they have only received a few hundred responses. >> very little rest or shade, things of that nature, they begin to think twice will i do it? >> politicians debate whether immigrant workers are taking jobs that americans want but unemployment statistics show that americans don't apply for seasonal jobs, harvesting fruits and vegetables in california. all right. the makers of blackberry introduced its answer to apples's ipad called the playbook, lighter and smaller and it will have a 7" screen and weigh less than a pound. unlike the ipad, it will have two cameras front and back. the company is getting the playbook -- hoping the playbook will appeal to blackberry fans, many of them are corporate users.
>> it's aimed at businesspeople, people already using a blackberry. it's not only for them but it's definitely trying to build on the sort of built-in audience of people that already know and love their blackberrys. >> one of the advantages blackberry is touting is that the playbook will read all kinds of videos that you can find on the web. apple's ipod does not display flash. all right. you have heard of goldfish or blowfish. how about glowfish? taiwan's largest exporter of ornamental fish has created the biggest and brightest fish in the world. they inserted a fluorescent protein gene into the reproductive system of angel fish so they can produce glowing offspring. the company says the new breed took more than three years and around $10 million to develop. they expect to eventually sell the fish for around $30.
all rig. elizabeth wenger has a check on our traffic. hopefully smooth sailing. >> it is... okay. i would rate it about a b-plus so far this morning. we have a water main break still blocking half a lane on eastbound lane of 92 approaching 880. the chp is out there. no huge delays. chp is directing traffic around it. they are waiting for caltrans to clear it out of the way. but there is a broken water pipe causing the issue to begin with. towards the san mateo bridge, across the span towards foster city that actually looks good. definitely our only big issue now. coming from marin on 101, nice drive time from novato through san rafael. here's a live look across the golden gate bridge. the cars keep moving towards
the toll plaza. no issues and no delay to your drive time. we have better news for bart riders. we are dealing with 15-minute residual delays. the earlier equipment problem has been fixed. bart trains are on time. it is a "spare the air." use minneapolis. remember our radio partners, kcbs 740-am and 106.9-fm. that's a check of your traffic. here's tracy with your forecast. hey, thanks, elizabeth. are you going to give me a grade for weather? >> i can't sleep at night so then i rate it as f. but during the day, it's an a! a plus during the day. love it. [ laughter ] >> our forecast for today, 104 well inland. lower 90s around the bay. mid-70s for the coast. some locations will be hotter than yesterday. and some will be cooler. the closer you get to the bay more likely temperatures will
be not as hot as yesterday. inland hotter temperatures and new record highs. temperatures will start to back off wednesday, thursday, friday, saturday sunday and also headed into monday. our mypix photo, my backyard sent in by jim in santa clara. if you have a photo, go to mypix at cbs5.com and send it in. it is going to be so hot today that in petaluma, they are opening up cooling centers located at 320 north mcdowell boulevard. if you have small pets, don't worry. they are allowing them in the cooling center, as well. >> can you believe she gave me an f? >> she is tough! in the next half hour, major changes to the way you do your taxes. the move that's expected to save millions. new video of armed men strolling into a bay area airport. no questions asked. what san jose police are doing. a 6-year-old girl shot in
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