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your realtime captioner is linda marie macdonald. caption colorado, l.l.c. email@example.com win one for the city. you would be etched in history. >> this is what it's all about. this is what you go to spring training for. >> it is here. game one of the world series. we have a complete preview, everything from last-minute ticket prices to bart trains. good morning. it is wednesday, the 27th of
october. i'm sydnie kohara. it's 6:00 and it is a very busy morning. but we have to get you out the door with a quick look at weather and it's a little chilly this morning. but tracy humphrey is dressed for it. good morning. >> yes. dressed for it, sydnie. definitely want to know that it's going to be one of the coldest mornings we have had so far this season. i got the turtleneck on, boots, i even have on layers with thermals underneath only because temperatures in most of the bay area especially well inland in the 30s temperatures here in the city are in the 50s. it's going to be a chilly morning. a chance of rainfall moving into the bay area. weather coming up. for a look at your traffic, here's elizabeth. >> we'll get to elizabeth in just a second. let's go to anne. anne makovec is also at at&t park, and anne, you're right in the plaza in frontof the willie
mays statue. seen any die-hard fans? >> reporter: not yet. of course, it's several hours before the game. they can use all their energy for the first pitch at 4:57 tonight. we are still waiting for the action. it's always funny when we are out here so early in the morning and it's dead and then within the next few hours everybody starts waking up and the insanity begins. that's what we're expecting. let's check out the new addition to the field inside at&t park. the world series logo. isn't it beautiful? the park has been carefully manicured for its day in the sun. now, if you are not lucky enough to see this firsthand this evening there will be a big screen presentation of the game at the civic center in downtown san francisco. the whole city is in the spirit. a big fireworks show last night at golden gate park. the city's landmark buildings are lit up in orange. the starting pitcher tonight, tim lincecum. here's his take on pre-game superstition.
>> try to wear this cap as much as possible. i have had it since my rookie years so any chance i get a chance to wear it, i go with it. i switched up my gloves here and there, and i may be just cleaning my spikes before the game. that may be my only superstition. >> reporter: here are the ticket prices if you are still looking for a ticket for today's game. they range wildly on the website stubhub from $529 to $15,500 for the premium seats. on craigslist find tickets from around $215 to $1,200. and on ebay from $250 to $2,600. stubhub is the official retailer here for the giants and they are going to be on sale until two hours before the game. of course, i can only imagine the prices are only going to go up. this would be the first time the san francisco giants won the world series at home if it ends up happening, which of
course it will, right, sydnie? >> of course! of course. keeping the faith. anne makovec at at&t park, thank you, game one of the world series. inthink i see the first fan behind you, anne. thank you very much. the traditional world series bet is on between san francisco mayor newsom and the mayor of arlington, texas. the losing city's mayor will travel to the winner's hometown for a day of community service and have to wear the winning team's jersey. san francisco is throwing in crab, bread and beer. arlington is going to be sending barbecue to the mayor if they lose. want to let you know that bart will be running longer trains because of the big game today. people are encouraged to buy roundtrip tickets to avoid waiting in line at the ticket machines. now, another option is to use a clipper card and avoid the paper tickets altogether. in other news, crews are still working on a fire near
downtown san jose. let's go to mark sayre at 26th and santa clara streets. is it a fabric store that's been heavily damaged. >> reporter: yes. we are west of the 101 freeway. we want to show you some home video that we have just secured of the early moments of this fire. this was taken as fire crews were first arriving. you can see the smoke coming out of the building. the name of the business is wendy's party favors and balloons. crews were called to the scene and 3:15 this morning. they quickly called in a second alarm. took them about an hour to knock the fire down. this is a strip mall with six businesses including a print shop right next door to the party store where the fire started. fire crews very concerned about the materials inside that print store and they said that preventing the spread of the fire was their top concern. >> they did have active fire this that business so they went in with a quick interior attack, very aggressive. they also went on the topside and cut a hole to help keep the
fire to the area. they were successful in keeping it contained, it did not spread to the neighboring unit. >> reporter: the majority of the party supply store was destroyed. but no injuries to any fire personnel here fighting this fire early this morning. >> thank you, mark sayre in san jose. let's get another check of weather and traffic. we are going to start with elizabeth. a lot of people want to get to work, get it done and get home to watch the game. >> or maybe they are taking the day off. i know one person. i won't name names. but yeah, so traffic has been quiet so far this morning. we haven't seen a whole lot of accidents or congestion. i do want to let you know about one thing going on in petaluma. northbound 101 so it is going against the commute approaching petaluma boulevard south a car rolled over into a ditch. all the activity including chp is off to the shoulder so we don't have sensors in that exact area but we are told it's
just minor delays. again no lanes blocked right now. if you are commuting southbound 101, that looks great from novato down into san francisco. live look at the golden gate bridge, you can see it is trouble-free across the span. we'll show you a couple of other bridges. san mateo bridge good approaching the toll plaza. no delay. all green on our sensors meaning top speeds towards foster city and san mateo. and a quick look at the south bay, coming through downtown san jose. looking good at 880 interchange. i'm having a problem with that button today. all right. let's go out to tracy, who is live at at&t park, a true giants fan even though she is wearing cowboy boots. isn't that texas o you? i think i think somebody likes us. you said something about my cowboy boots? >> that's texas of you. >> no, you take it and you own it. i'm wearing it and i'm donning it in a san francisco way. so now it belongs to us.
what that good? i'm digging myself out. >> you can fake it. they are below the camera sea can't see them. i just gave away your secret. >> totally. i have another secret. people always wonder how do you know what's going on out in the field? don't you love it? i got all my current temperatures right here on my phone. so i can tell you exactly how cold it is and where it is. don't you love technology? it's going to be a cold morning and between going to take a look at what you can expect out the door and we have some cold temperatures. frost advisory in effect. i can tell you that currently in santa rosa it's 38 degrees. 36 in napa. and just in case you were wondering, truckee up in tahoe, 16 degrees! yeah, it's cooling down, folks. forecast for the morning a little chilly, mossly clear conditions, and as we move through the next couple of days, you will continue to see again rainfall moving in. today we're expecting some sunshine later on for the afternoon. it's going to be another beautiful day but a chance of showers will be moving back into the forecast. that's going to be thursday,
friday, saturday and even for sunday. that's what's going on in front giants stadium. we are still several hours away -- what are you looking at? why is the camera down there? what are you looking at? [ laughter ] >> the cowboy boots. you know, we have a lot of texas rangers fans in town and so, uhm.... -- >> yeah? >> we're glad you're rooting for the giants. >> yeah, totally. >> a little team spirit there so yeah it's going it be a beautiful day for them. i hope they enjoy the city before they head to the game. tracy, thank you very much. it's 609 time. we are in the home stretch for the midterm elections next week. the race for california governor is still up in the air, the promise both candidates made in their final square-off. plus, 50% of high school students admit doing this in the past year. the disturbing trend and what they even brought to school. county wants to >> and a beautiful shot of alcatraz. ,,
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good morning. we want to start off with a situation going on in american canyon. westbound 80 approaching american canyon road word of a small brush fire off to the shoulder. right there approaching red top road, again, maybe a visual distraction through the stretch of westbound 80. commuting towards the carquinez bridge, everything look great through here. live traffic there across the span, in fact, we are not seeing any yellow on any of our sensors down the eastshore freeway. nice drive time. 18 minutes from the carquinez bridge to the maze. no metering lights light yet at the bay bridge toll plaza. our bay bridge toll plaza camera isn't working today. but i can tell you that there is no delay approaching the bay bridge. going to be a whole different story later on this afternoon. game one of the world series starts this afternoon at
4:57:00 p.m. so expect some extra heavy traffic around at&t park along the embarcadero. we'll talk about mass transit options in just a minute. in the meantime, we have a couple of sporting events going on tonight. warriors, they play over by the oakland coliseum at 7:30. season opener and there is a sharks game as well also at 7:30 at hp pavilion. a lot of traffic-y situation going on later on this evening. northbound 280 looks good heading out of downtown san jose so far. drive time for the stretch, northbound 280 from 101 to cupertino, 11 minutes. mass transit a great idea heading into san francisco later on tonight to get in on some of the action around at&t park. bart is running longer trains and caltrain is a good option as well as several ferry services. alameda-oakland ferry and the vallejo ferry are both offering direct ferry service to at&t. speaking of at&t, there is no traffic out there now except for tracy on our live truck. >> hey, elizabeth. traffic is starting to pick up a little bit here on the
embarcadero. i'm outside of at&t park where all the action takes place later on this evening. game one of the world series is such a big deal. we thought, hey, why shouldn't i be out here too? i want a piece of the action because i can't really afford of the piece of the action because tickets are so expensive. i figured i'd get in on it early. >> you know what i mean? forecast for today. it's going to be another beautiful one, plenty of sunshine expected. but it's also going to be a cold start to the day so the out-the-door forecast, valley frost expected. we have a frost advisory in effect for north bay valleys and the mountains until 8:00 this morning. temperatures very well could dip down to the lower 30s when frost is possible around the bay and also for the coastline temperatures in the lower to the mid-40s. for this afternoon, mostly sunny, warm temperatures inland topping off in the lower 70s around the bay pretty nice another beautiful one mild temperatures in the mid- to upper 60s. and temperatures topping off in the lower 60s along the coastline with a little bit of
hazy sunshine expected. seven-day forecast, again today the last dry day officially with a chance of showers moving in as early as tomorrow. chance of showers in the forecast thursday, friday, saturday and sunday. with the chance of rainfall temperatures will be cooling down a bit by monday and tuesday, conditions will start to rebound along with slightly warmer temperatures. so again another beautiful day today but showers are moving in just around the corner as early as tomorrow. the giants again are going to be playing later on today. really nice forecast taking on the texas rangers. 59 degrees partly cloudy skies. that is -- oh, i have a chopper picture. okay chopper 5 is up this morning. it's a beautiful day. we don't have many clouds out there already this morning. so a beautiful shot this morning. and we are expecting a nice day nice picture there at the ballpark. it's going to be pack where all the action is supposed to take place. back inside to you.
>> 59 degrees. a lot of rangers fans might be having to buy some san francisco sweatshirts this evening. >> you know what? it's going to be a little chilly. >> but as long as you're pack in with your hot dogs and beverages, all is good. >> it's going to be a great night. thank you. in the headlines, san jose firefighters are still on the scene of a large fire east of downtown. it started about 4:00 this morning. there is extensive damage to a fabric store. police in becker are searching for the gunman who shot and killed one man and wounded another. this happened near the corner of sacramento and russell streets. way, told the shooters fired as many as 60 shots. police think the victims were targeted. and today tesla motors will officially open the old nummi plant in fremont. that plant was closed in april when toyota pulled out. it will be at least a year before the factory is ready to start making tesla's model s sedan. and new this morning a
disturbing trend among high school students. almost 50% who were surveyed admit to bullying someone in the past year including physical abuse, teasing or taunting. researchers found that 10% even brought a weapon to school. 6:22. the world series hasn't started but one player is already thinking about retirement. >> i think once we are done with baseball we are going to sit down with the pina colada somewhere and we are going to... >> why rangers catcher bengie molina will get a world series ring even if his team loses. ,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, [ male announcer ] barbara boxer failed
we can change washington. but, not unless we change the people we send there. i'm carly fiorina and i approve this message. welcome back. as we preview game one of the world series, some texas rangers are returning to san francisco. dennis o'donnell with two players who once played right here in the bay area. reporter: good morning. have you ever run into an ex- girlfriend and discover how good she looks? bay area baseball fans might get that feeling when they see the texas rangers today. >> this is what it's all about. this is what you go to spring training for. [ music ] ♪ all my exes live in texas >> reporter: two key figures of the texas rangers were once bound in holy matrimony to the bay area. the manager ron washington spent 11 seasons as an assistant in oakland. he split for the rangers and has guided them to their first world series.
>> when you got a team like this, you would have a hard time screwing that up, to be honest with you. >> reporter: ron washington nearly did after testing positive for cocaine in 2009. but his passionate coaching style has won over the entire dallas metroplex. >> you know, that slogan, that's the way baseball goes, means that you know, things happen in the game of baseball that you can't control. you know, everyone has their style. i have a team of athletes that can do many, many things. ♪ but all my exes live in texas ♪ >> i think once we're done with baseball, we are going to sit down with a pina colada somewhere. >> reporter: while bengie molina mulls over a permanent separation from baseball, he is about to cash in on his prenuptial agreement with the giants, which guarantees him a ring no matter who wins the world series. >> i had a lot of friends here that love me and gave me their love for so many years. so it's a mix of emotions. but it's more happy than anything.
i consider these guys my brothers, man. in between the lines i got to defend my fellas. ♪ [ music ] >> reporter: i'd say those two ex-es are looking good. feel find out later today. sydnie, game one of the world series, complete coverage on cbs 5. back to you. :27. midterms just days away. why some people will be afraid to head to the polls next tuesday. good morning. it's wednesday, october 27-th. ,,,,,,
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good morning. it is wednesday, the 27th of october. i'm sydnie kohara. your time is 6:30. the world series begins this afternoon with the giants hosting game one against the texas rangers. anne makovec is at at&t park where you can probably get a seat if you have a lot of money. >> reporter: definitely. the ticket prices are going up and getting high. there are a couple of ways to watch the game for free, though. let's check the latest prices from overnight.
stubhub you can find them ranging from $529 to, get this, $15,500. some of the other sites like craigslist and ebay have them arnold $200 to around $1,200. so --have them around $200 to $1,200. i'm here with jo-ellen a spokeswoman for stubhub. how does this compare with other world series tickets? >> demand is much higher than years past and fans are excited looking for tickets. so as you said, tickets start on stubhub for $550. but that's not to say that that will go up or down. it really depends. the marketplace is always fluctuating. right now they are close to 1,000 tickets still rabel. everything is fully garn ted so you will get into the game. now prices start at $500 for today's game but for tomorrow prices actually are a little cheaper. so if you are looking to go to the game today may be a little too expensive they start at $400 tomorrow and go up from
there. but on average fans are paying $800 per ticket so it goes across the board even for the games in texas fans are paying about $800. >> very good. thank you. >> reporter: there will be a big screen live presentation at the civic center plaza today for the first pitch at 4:57. there are also some places you can line april long the field. but they will usher you away after three innings. pick your poison, pay a lot and enjoy it. do it for free and don't have the full experience. >> do like me you put on your pajamas have a party at home and stand right next to the tv screen. >> reporter: you know, on saturday night after they won, i just heard everybody screaming outside my window and the horns honking so i was kept up to date of what's going on. >> thank you, anne makovec at at&t park. there is no way you can be
part of the game if you plan to be at mccould very cove, you won't be alone. more than 1,000 kayakers will be there hoping to catch a home run ball. the coast guard and police will be there to regulate the number of bigger boats in the mccovey cove area. no bumper boats tonight. tonight the national anthem will be sung by john legend, game 2 lady antibell lum and kelly clarkson for game three in texas. people encouraged to buy roundtrip tickets on bart. you don't want to be standing in line at the ticket machine. another option is to use clipper cards and avoid paper tickets altogether. 6:33. joining us live this morning, mario alioto senior vice president of the giants, thank
you for joining us. >> good to be here. >> it feels so different this year. >> it does. for the last month and a half or so, since the padres came in for the final home stands there's been this ground specifically excitement about the giants. it's like this month of october has gone by so fast. this is an exciting time. we have been waiting for this for a long time. let's celebrate it together. >> what sort of special features do you have at the park for game one? >> the game starts about 5:00. 4:57 actually but we'll have all of the ceremonies and, of course, with all of our hall of famers all on the field before the game. all the big names will be here. we like to surprise you for a few things so you will have a few things with a san francisco flavor. i won't give it away. it's going to be a great game one. >> i know it's hard to talk about the what if, what if this actually goes and we bring home
the championship. but you got any super decisions yourself? >> i will tell you one thing around the office, we have all been knock on wood a lot lately. ever since we say the post- season, play-offs, world series, everyone knocks on wood. i hate to use the cliche but it's so true. we are so happy to be here. the way we are going you never know what's going to happen. it's been a fun run >> your team definitely heart stoppers. how many times did it go to the ninth inning and two out and waiting for the final pitch. >> it's been like that! every game is within one run. as long as you come out on top. >> thank you, mario alioto senior vice president of the giants. thanks for getting up early and good luck tonight. tracy has your ballpark
from at&t park. a lot of texas fans in town and we want them to enjoy our beautiful weather in our beautiful city. >> it's cool out here. temperature near 50 in san francisco. i got on the jacket, i got on the turtleneck. i'm still freezing! i know, 50 isn't literally freezing but you stand out here long enough and it's cool. we have a frost advisory in effect. so heading out the door, bear in mind north bay valleys and mountains have a frost advisory in effect from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. temperatures as cold as 32 degrees. we'll see temperatures around the bay in the lower to the mid- 40s for this morning and also temperatures in a similar range along the coastline because we have mostly clear conditions. all that warming that we had yesterday released back into the atmosphere with the absence of clouds. our forecast for the afternoon how about some sunshine? i'll take that. warm up lower 70s that's nice. more sunshine for the bay and
the coastline for 60s at the bay and the coast. today the last beautiful day. tomorrow chance of showers in the forecast. and we will continue to have a chance of showers through the weekend. we'll take a look at the seven- day forecast in a few moments. in the meantime for your traffic, here's elizabeth. >> thank you, tracy. i'm glad it's staying dry for tonight's game, that's awesome. an accident clearing westbound 80 approaching carleton boulevard. a a two-car wreck is cleared but it's still backed up along the stretch. matt with the kcbs phone force tells us it's backed up from at least san pablo avenue but our sensors are picking up slower speeds as far back as hercules. so watch out for that. once you get past richmond then it's a nice flow of traffic down the eastshore freeway. at the bay bridge toll plaza they turned on the metering lights and i did want to show you the shot of the upper deck. i'm having some clicker issues this morning backed up to mid lot because the metering lights are on but then it's good up
the upper deck. back to you, sydnie. >> thank you. it's 6:38. right now crews still working on a fire near downtown san jose. let's go to mark sayre at 26th and santa clara streets where a fabric store was heavily damaged. >> reporter: good morning. >> good morning, sydnie. this is a two-alarm fire broke out around 3:00 a.m. here on east santa clara street. we are just to the west of the 101 felipe. let's show you video that we took when we arrived here this morning. this is wendy's party favors and balloons. fire crews called here by 911 a second alarm called. when they arrived, smoke and flames were showing. it took crews an hour to knock it down. this is in a strip mall with 6 adjoining businesses including a printing company which had chemicals and what not that fire crews were concerned about. fire officials say preventing the spread of the fire is one of the top concerns. >> they have active fire so they went in with a quick interior tack, very aggressive.
they went in the topside and cut a hole to keep the fire to that area. they kept it confined not to the neighboring unit. one. neighbors units was a print store. fire crews concerned about the materials inside the printing store so they made it a priority to protect that print store which they did successfully. they say most of the material inside the party supply store was destroyed in the early- morning fire. no injuries to any fire crews or members of the public here. the business was vacant at the time of the fire. >> i see somebody up on the roof behind you so they are already inspecting it and check the damage. thank you, mark sayre. less than a week until the election and a big push by some elected officials to get out the vote in silicon valley. kcbs radio's matt bigler joins us live by phone. matt, good morning. i understand there's a specific group that they want to see at the polls. >> reporter: yeah, we are talking about legal immigrants. and the background on this is
that there was a news conference here in san jose yesterday at the santa clara county government offices where immigrant right groups as well as local politician got together to send a simple message. if you are a legal immigrant and you are registered to vote, do so next tuesday. the fact of the matter is many immigrants have found themselves the target of not only recent legislation in arizona but also a series of negative campaign commercials. we spoke with a congresswoman who said it frightened legal immigrants from turning out on election day and says that's unfortunate. >> we are a nation of immigrants. we have to have laws we enforce but to allow people to create a climate fear is not good for the country or community. every vote counts. >> reporter: that message was echoed by others at the news conference. many saying that if we want to create a tolerant society, then voting is one of the best ways
to do that. a recent report this month by the pugh hispanic center is republican immigrants are more likely to vote. matt bigler for cbs 5. >> thank you. it is 6:41. world series fever, have you caught it? we'll have a live report from our sister station in dallas, texas and the friendly wager we have with them. >> pinpoint weather is sponsored by chase sapphire. unlimited rewards, exceptional experiences. [ male announcer ] carly fiorina.
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good morning. things are improving now through richmond on westbound 80 down the eastshore freeway. you see tow truck symbol there and it was cleared westbound 80 approaching carleton. we were seeing red on our traffic sensors but now speeds are up to 47 miles per hour but still sluggish if you are making your way down from hercules. once you get past carleton speeds improve down through the macarthur maze. at the bay bridge toll plaza, they did turn the metering lights on backed up just to the end of the parking lot. and as you can see from this live camera, once you get on the upper deck, past the incline, then we are looking good all the way into san francisco and towards southbound 11. earlier issue southbound 680 approaching north main street there was a pipe in the roadway. apparently six cars drove over it and it caused them to get flat tires so we had six different cars off to the right shoulder. fortunately the pipe has been picked up so no longer seeing
any delays. here's a live look at southbound traffic on 680 through the san ramon valley. those are those taillights going there. moving okay on westbound 24 quiet towards the caldecott tunnel. of course, today as we have been talking about wearing our orange today, game one of the world series, giants versus texas at 4:57 just before 5:00. mass transit if you are lucky enough to have a ticket or want to hang out by at&t park just get in on the action, mass transit is going to be a great option. bart is running longer trains and several ferries, alameda- oakland and the vallejo ferry offering direct service to at&t. speaking of the game, we have our true giants fan. we have tracy live at at&t ballpark. are you still the only one there? have any other fans shown up? >> no. sorry. i'm a little lonely. but that's just for new because it's still a little early but i'm sure as the day starts to wear on it's going to be crazy here as giants take on the rangers at 4:57 this afternoon
game one of the world series. i'm standing out here with a turtleneck and a nice jacket and it's a little chilly. 50 degrees in san francisco. but many parts of the bay area in the 30s this morning. here's a look at what you can expect out the door. today is a day of layers. this afternoon in will warm up. frost advisory for north bay valleys. for this afternoon, again, that's why you're going to need layers. look at that inland today as warm as lower 70s. 69 degrees around the bay in the lower 60s at the coastline. it is expected to be another beautiful day plenty of sunshine, and today it's going to be the last dry day for quite some time. chance of showers will be moving into the forecast. seven-day forecast, showers moving in tomorrow. thursday a chance of showers.
friday a chance of showers. saturday and sunday -- bear in mind temperatures will be cooling down with the chance of showers moving back into the bay area. monday and tuesday, plenty of sunshine. temperatures make an attempt to warm up. the game kicks off this evening. we are out here just having a little fun. i thought it would be a good morning to be live. weather-wise, it's a good morning. cool for the morning, mild for the afternoon. that's look at the weather. back to you, sid. >> all those rangers fans should start the day with a good irish coffee at buena vista. get into the spirit of the game with spirits. tracy, thanks very much. 6:47. game one of the world series, you know, we have talk about the giants but let's see how texas is rallying around. scott with ktvt in dallas, scott, good morning to you. first time for the rangers. they must be excited. >> good morning, sydnie.
it's very exciting here. very exciting for the rangers because it's the first time. first time we went this far in the playoffs. we beat tampa in five games, the new york yankees in six and now we are excited about playing the san francisco giants. so we have an idea you want to bet on the game? >> come on. let's make a little bet here. what are you thinking? people here say other sydnie you should ask for some custom made cowboy boots or breakfast for the morning crew. but what do you think? >> right. well, i like singing. you like singing? >> uhm, i can do a little singing. >> let's do this. i have an idea. if the giants win, then i'll sing and our morning crew will sing, i left my heart in san francisco. >> okay. will you wear brian wilson beard, too? the black beard? >> you know what, i will. i will. i'll wear a beard. [ laughter ] >> okay. >> now, when the rangers win,
then you're going to sing deep in the heart of texas including the clap, clap, clap part of it right in the middle of it and you will have to we a beard? >> a cowboy hat? >> that's better. >> all right, scott. it's a deal. so -- >> all right, sydnie. good to see you. good luck. >> i got my orange, you got your blue there. good luck. it's going to be a great series. scott, thanks very much. >> thank you, sydnie. >> can't wait to hear you sing. >> have a great day. >> scott sam's with our sister station in dallas. 6:49. in other news, the federal reserve gearing up for a fresh round of money stimulus but they may change tactics from what we saw. jason brooks with kcbs and cbsmoneywatch.com reports. good morning. >> good morning, sydnie. a report out of the "wall street journal" says that the fed rather than a shock and awe approach will instead use its
next round of "quantitative easing" to spend billions over the next few months. the fed may buy as much as a trillion dollars worth of u.s. treasuries right off the bat figuring that that large purchase will lower borrowing costs particularly for corporations so they may use that money to fuel future takeover activity but they are not getting that according to that report. the stock market is heading lower along with the report on durable goods orders for september. while they rose 3.3%, that was mainly fueled by a huge order in airplanes for boeing. when you take that away, durable goods orders actually fell by 1%. they have declined in computer sales. report on manufacturing, one of the better parts of the economy but it's showing signs of slowing in the past couple of months. right now the dow is lower by 63, nasdaq down buy 1, s&p off by 5. get ready to look for some changes in your yahoo email account. the company is going to roll out changes big makeover for
the first time in five years including some social networking tie-ins. going to be able to connect to your twitter account through yahoo. it's not going to be right away. you are going to have a choice of doing that in the next couple of months before it becomes de facto early next year, sydnie. >> all right, thank you, jason brooks with kcbs and cbsmoneywatch.com. 6:51. time for a look at what's coming up later this morning on "the early show." let's go to maggie rodriguez in new york. maggie, good morning. >> sydnie, good morning to you. coming up here this morning, we'll talk about the wild weather yesterday all over the country. the midsection is a mess this morning after those tornadoes and high winds tore through. dave price is in ohio in a hard hit town to show us the aftermath and tell us what to expect next. also unbelievable video out of a political debate this week. this woman is stomped on the head on the shoulders repeatedly. she wound up in the hospital after that and she is okay now. and she will join us exclusively to update us on her
condition and tell us why this all went down. plus, remember steven slater the jetblue flight attendant who went nuts on that flight and slid down the emergency chute? he is ready to talk about it. he is going to be in our studio to finally, you know, give us a play-by-play of what happened that day and why and tell us all the stuff that was going on in his life that led up to that moment. so all that and much more coming up here on "the early show." by the way, how psyched are you for the world series? >> do you see my orange? [ laughter ] >> we are all ready for it. it will be a great series. thank you, maggie. we'll see you on "the early show" at 7:00. big day in sports. right? one final preview as we get closer to game one of the world series. [ male announcer ] with jerry brown, it's just one dishonest smear
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[ male announcer ] at&t is making high speed internet affordable for only $14.95 a month with select services. afternoon. it is 6:55. a big day in san francisco. the giants hosting game one of the world series this afternoon. anne makovec is at at&t park, where, anne, the fans are already lining up to get a free look at all the action, right. >> reporter: yeah. there are some diehards lined
up ready to take their seats and there are a couple of places here on the field that you can come and watch for free. but the problem is that you would be ushered away after three innings kind of on a rotation basis. if you want to check that out that's on the promenade on the right-hand side of the field. the right field wall and mccovey cove. also, they are going to be having a live broadcast of the game at civic center plaza. here's a look at some of the diehards who lined up extremely early this morning. let hear what they have to say. guess we are not going to hear that. but i am betting that they are saying "go, giants" the vibe all overtown. still some tickets available online. stubhub.com, craigslist and ebay, and they are going to be available on stubhub at least until 2 hours before the game. but, you know, just come on down here. the whole area around at&t park is going to be abuzz coming up in a few hours.
a little slow at 7:00 a.m. though. >> those kayakers will be out in mccovey cove and the boats it's going to be so exciting. thank you, anne makovec at at&t park. and elizabeth you talked about the excitement, too, and being out there. >> oh, last week, yeah. it was fun. wonder what they are doing out there at 7:00 a.m. >> it's the world series. they may not have even be born -- >> are they drinking beer at this hour? probably milk with their cereal. 880 in oakland, this is a big sports day. we have a little baseball game going on tonight. we also have warriors the season opener by oakland coliseum just happens to be where that traffic shot is taking on houston at 7:30. right now everything is fine 15 minutes from 238 to the maze. coming out of downtown san jose, busy here, as well. so far they delay to your drive time. 12 minutes towards cupertino. but another big sports game at hp pavilion the sharks play
again at 7:30. so a lot of traffic going on later on tonight. for right now if you are heading towards the bay bridge toll plaza, this is what it looks like up the incline. they did turn the metering lights on around 6:20, but now our backups at the bay bridge toll plaza are not as bad as we have seen in the past few days. it's only backed up to the end of the parking lot inching towards the west grand overcrossing but i have a feeling some people may take the day off to watch the game. not sure what's going on. let's check with tracy, live at at&t park. tracy, i guess there's a few fans out there already. >> a few fans but they are down on the other end where anne s not that many down where i am but i did want to let you know i have my cup this morning. my cup of java. i got coffee because it's a little chilly out here this morning. you're probably going to need something warm to get you going. we have a frost advisory in effect for north bay valleys and mountains for this morning until 8:00 a.m. temperatures could be as low as 32 degrees. it would be the first official frost, hey, good morning, of
the season. [ beeping ] >> reporter: areas around the bay and the coastline in the 40s this morning. this afternoon things will warm up a bit so you definitely want it wear layers. lower 70s inland, upper 60s around the bay. lower 60s along the coast. and those are our warmest temperatures for all three locations. plenty of sunshine nice mild weather bear in mind rainfall will be moving back into the bay area thursday, friday, saturday and sunday. live here in front at&t park, where all the action will be going on later on today as the giants of course take on the rangers in game one of the world series. that's a look at the weather. back to you. >> thank you. i'll be there in spirit. i'll be in my pajamas in front of my screen like this going... come on, you can do it, tim lincecum. i'll be whispering in his ear. >> the husband negative nelly is in the other room. i'm the positive in the other room. tracy, thanks very much. thank you for watching cbs 5 "early edition." we leave with you this beautiful shot from chopper 5 of at&t park.
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