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just arrived at at&t park. they defeated the texas rangers in a finale for the history books. [ applause and cheers ] >> and this morning, fans got a chance to congratulate their team in person. we'll show you coming up. >> the polls open in just a few hours. where the big races stand on election day and what you need know to make your vote count. good morning. it is tuesday, it's a glorious tuesday, the 2nd of november! i'm sydnie kohara. >> good morning to you, i'm juliette goodrich. the san francisco giants are world series champions. the team returning from texas an hour and a half ago. sharon chin is with the fans at at&t park where the celebration continues on this morning. good morning to you, sharon. >> good morning, juliette. about 200 fans they stayed up and they came here at about 4:00 this morning. the players came out -- right now, actually the players have already gone home. some fans are still outside. [ applause and cheers ] >> >> reporter: i want to show law
it looked like at 4 a.m. giants fans saw their world series champions. take a look. reporter: the team buses pulled up to a group of cheering fans. some of the players came out to give hi-5s and thank the faithful. some fans came from as far away as fresno, some got autographs, and cody was says it still don't feel real. >> i hope i don't wake up from a dream. i'm just so happy. i'm so proud of my team. we had an unbelievable, unbelievable run. [ applause and cheers ] >> reporter: the fans have been celebrating since game 5 ended in victory last night. most of those celebrations have been peaceful. today's was, for example. some fans though last night got out of hand in a couple of hot
spots, for example at 22nd and mission, some windows were broken at the wells fargo bank and some giants-related graffiti in addition. one group started a bonfire. most of the fans didn't cause any problems. most of the fans at this point here back live have gone home because most of the players have already left but as you saw from the video as every vehicle, the players came out, there was a huge round of applause and cheering. they can't wait for the parade tomorrow. as the giants travel home, a little trivia, some of their equipment is going to cooperstown. for example, the bat that edgar renteria used last night and tim lincecum's jersey are going to the hall of fame and you will see them there in 10 days. for now, some celebrations still going on in front of at&t, juliette. [ screaming ] >> lots of energy and a great
forecast this week for a parade, as well. talk to you later. thank you. >> how exciting. can't believe they are still out there. all the celebrations started just after 7:30 last night when the final pitch was thrown. here it is. and for first time since 1954, the giants are world champions. >> brian wilson getting the biggest save of his life securing the 3-1 win but edgar renteria was named mvp after a three-run homer in the 7th inning. the rangers were held to just three hits on the night. and the mood inside the locker room said it all. the giants have been waiting generations for this moment. it is their first world series win since the team moved to san francisco from new york in 1958.
and cheering fans gathered at san francisco's civic center to see the giants win. they had a big-screen tv showing all the action and thousands watched the game there. they celebrated a very long season that ended with a world series victory. >> we went through colorado, san diego, atlanta, philadelphia, through texas, and we're world champions, woo! >> i think it's a great thing for the city of san francisco to wait all this time to come through and just to see the city happy and everybody in love and together! >> yeah! >> giants fans spilled out into the streets across much of san francisco after they beat the rangers 3-1 to become world champions. here's the celebration from the castro district. the entire intersection at 18th
and castro covered in toilet paper. a lot of spirited fans but no major problems. the giants official victory parade is tomorrow at 11 a.m. at montgomery and washington streets. they will go down montgomery to market, west to civic center plaza. and you can watch the parade right here on cbs 5. >> how exciting. we'll have more on the giants victory later on in the show. it is the day for the big midterm elections. the polls open less than two hours from now. let's go to mark sayre at a polling place in san jose to show us how some of the candidates spent the last day of their campaigns. mark, good morning. >> reporter: well, sydnie, good morning. let's talk about the gubernatorial race first. of course, the most expensive gubernatorial race ever in california state history. jerry brown for his part wrapped up his final day of campaign at a big rally in oakland at jack london square. brown made one final me for votes. he says if he wins he knows the
next few years will be difficult. he also had fun at the expense of meg whitman. >> my opponent didn't really realize it but when she made that statement a few months ago that she and her husband decided to move from new york to california 30 years ago because there was such a good governor here and california was working for everybody! [ laughter ] >> reporter: for her part, meg whitman was also on the campaign trail before traveling to southern california. she began her day at a could coffee shop in menlo park. >> we just said listen, you know, i'm going to tell people why i'm running, we are going to get out here and talk to people in their homes, schools, places of business. and, you know, we're going to remind people about jerry brown's record and, of course, what he said about being governor the last time. >> reporter: let's look at the latest field poll numbers. it shows jerry brown with a 10- point lead over meg whitman at this point.
whitman though at that rally yesterday in menlo park says her polling shows the race to be dead even. of course, one common message from all the candidates on the gubernatorial side on the senate side is get out the vote. everybody needs the base to turn out. polls open like this one in downtown san jose at 7 a.m. and 60% voter turnout is projected, typical for midterms. >> thank you, mark sayre in san jose. we'll have extensive coverage of the election tonight on cbs 5 with an election special from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. and then a special edition of cbs 5 eyewitness news from 11 p.m. to midnight. let's get a check of weather and traffic. let's start with elizabeth. how's our commute? >> reporter: if you are heading into san francisco right now, coming up 280, you can use the king street off- ramp there by at&t park. but they have closed the stretch of the embarcadero while the giants return home.
you saw sharon chin throughout where all the fans were gathered. the giants have left the players themselves have left. a few fans are still out there. embarcadero is closed between 2nd and townsend. not sure how long it will be there but in the meantime there are detours in place. live look outside 880 through oakland, dark out there. but maybe you can see a few taillights. this is traffic northbound 880 towards high street by the coliseum. no problems in either direction. traffic very light across the san mateo bridge. 13-minute drive time from lay ward to the peninsula. the other direction going against the commute fine problem-free down off of the high-rise. the golden gate bridge a little bridge check no problems through marin county. no big hot spots so far this morning and mass transit is all running on time for bart, ace, muni and caltrain. that's your traffic. here's tracy with your forecast. hey, thanks, elizabeth. it was nice yesterday.
the first day of november. it was a very nice day. out the door this morning, mostly clear conditions, valley fog expected inland temperatures ranging from 45 to 53. mostly clear conditions around the bay and some patchy fog along the coast. those locations looking at temperatures to the upper 40s to the upper 50s. this afternoon more sunshine and warmer temperatures. today's highs up to near 80 degrees inland mid-70s around the bay and we have a high surf advisory in effect along the coast that kicks in at 11 a.m. temperatures along the coast from 66 to 72 degrees. much of this week is going to be really warm and above average temperatures. we'll take a look at your seven-day forecast in just a moment. back to you. >> thank you. "don't ask, don't tell" may be here to stay. the new ruling that could keep the policy in place. plus, the showdown over violent videogames heads to the supreme court. the push to keep them out of
your kids' hands. and it's bad enough that a purse was stolen, but thieves also took her best friend. the key clue that could help bring this pup home. our state is in a real mess. and i'm not going to give you any phony plans or snappy slogans that don't go anywhere. we have to make some tough decisions. we have to live within our means. we have got to take the power from the state capitol and move it down to the local level, closer to the people. and no new taxes, without voter approval. we have got to pull together not as republicans or as democrats but as californians first. at this stage in my life, i'm prepared to do exactly that.
sharon chin and we'll have more on their fantastic world series win. all the fans we hope have gone home by now. are some violent videogames to violent to be sold to kids in that's the question for the supreme court this morning. the judges will hear arguments on a california law that bans the sale of violent videogames to children. the 2005 law covers games such as halo and call of duty. retailers would face fines of up to $1,000 if they sell the games to kids under 18. an appeals court struck down the law last year. "don't ask, don't tell" will remain in place until at least the spring. a federal appeals court has extended the freeze on an order to halt the policy while it reviews the governor's challenge. the stay will re-- the government's challenge. the stay will remain in effect which could take a year or more. a murder at a nightclub in
the marina district, the gunman still on the loose. a 22-year-old man was shot and killed at the gravity room off scott street in san francisco. he was taken to the hospital but died soon after. investigators are looking at surveillance video to find a description of the suspects. anyone with information is asked to call police. an elderly woman is asking for your help this morning after two robbers snatched her purse as well as her most precious possession. >> grabbed the dog and the purse and got away from me. i couldn't hang on. i couldn't hold on to the dog or the purse. >> 80-year-old helen was walking home in alameda saturday afternoon with her constant companion. her 6-year-old yorkie deuce when she was accosted. two men demanded her purse and her dog and threatened her with what they say was a gun. the dog does have an
identifying microchip implant. police hope that will help get the dog bag. first the wal-mart of marijuana and now a reefer resort? the northern california hotel where guests can relax and smoke marijuana. from casinos to cruise ships you won't believe where welfare money is being wasted. see how the governor is trying to stop it. and most of the bay area this morning looking at clear skies we have is a wonderful shot here of a crescent moon taken from our camera at mount vaca. it is going to be another gorgeous day and temperatures even warmer than yesterday. today's warm highs in just a few moments. ,, i'm among 30,000 employees who used to work for hp.
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what did you lie about when you were governor? it's all a lie. what did you lie about? you run for office and the assumption is, oh, i know what to do. you don't. i didn't have a plan for california. you say you are going to lower taxes. you're gonna put people to work. you're gonna improve the schools. you're gonna stop crime. crime is up. schools are worse. taxes are higher. i mean be real. i didn't have a plan for california. it's all a lie. good morning. let's go out to alameda county. got a new accident westbound 580 just past 205. it's an accident involving two cars. looks like it's already in the center divide so we are not seeing any huge delays yet. we'll let you know if that changes. we have roadwork in foster city. both directions of highway 92 between foster city boulevard and el camino real. it sounds like various lanes
will be blocked for this roadwork until 7 a.m. so watch out for that. if you are continuing across the san mateo bridge, we have a camera just past the toll plaza on the flat section of 92 and you can see the traffic is moving fine in either direction. hey, if you are coming up 280 heading into san francisco, the king street off-ramp is re- opened and they have re-opened the embarcadero. the giants coming home after winning the world series so they shut down the stretch of embarcadero near at&t but everything is calmed down so no problems going into san francisco from 280 or the bay bridge, quiet across the upper deck. no delay approaching the bay bridge toll plaza. mass transit is on time for bart, ace, muni and caltrain. remember our radio partners, kcbs 740-am and 106.9-fm. that's your traffic. here's tracy with your forecast. hey, thanks, elizabeth. forecast, boy, we have a really nice stretch of weather
expected for this week. for this morning, mostly clear conditions with some valley fog. and that's going to be well inland. temperatures in the mid-40s to the lower 50s. around the bay 50 to 57 degrees and mostly clear skies, patchy fog expected along the coast. temperatures for both locations in the upper 40s to the upper 50s. for this afternoon, sunshine warm temperatures up to 80 degrees inland, up to the mid- 70s around the bay and the lower 70s along the coastline. yeah, it's going to be a nice afternoon. do note if you are thinking about heading out, high surf advisory in effect kicking off at 11:00 this morning. could see waves as high as 15 to 25 feet. keep that in mind. that's all being generated by a low pressure system still well off to the northwest but those are the large swells that are being created well in advance of its coming to the bay area. that won't be until the weekend. and in the meantime, high pressure in control. warmer temperatures for today. that low pressure system will get here by the weekend. today 78 in santa clara and
sunnyvale, 77 mountain view, 76 palo alto. 77 fremont. 78 san jose. east bay locations, from 78 in pittsburg to antioch to brentwood. 80 in danville and pleasanton. 70 richmond, 75 oakland, 77 san leandro, 77 hayward. north bay locations warming up about 3 to 4 degrees with the upper 70s in petaluma to sonoma to napa to fairfield. 76 kentfield, 72 sausalito and 74 in san francisco. more sunshine and warm temperatures wednesday and thursday. friday, that's when that low pressure system comes in slight chance of showers. more sunshine saturday and another round of showers possible sunday with cooler temperatures moving in for the weekend. tomorrow's parade kicks off at 11 a.m. downtown san francisco sunny, warm, 70 degrees. that's a look at your weather. back up to you. >> starting right by the
transamerica pyramid and rolling down market street. tracy, thank you. it is 5:22. let's take a look at this morning's top stories and, of course, we have to start with the giants. coming home from texas this morning with that world series trophy. the giants beating the rangers 3-1 also night winning the world series four games to one. the victory parade in downtown san francisco tomorrow morning at 11:00 starting in the financial district and rolling to the civic center plaza. the campaigning is over. now it's time to cast the ballots. polls opening at 7 a.m. this morning with the governor's job and a u.s. senate seat among the big races. nationally, the midterm election could mean a change of power in congress. this morning, the u.s. supreme court hears arguments on whether to reinstate california's ban on the sale of violent videogames to kids. supporters say the games are harmful to kids but videogame companies say it's a first
amendment issue. there are some new no-no's for welfare recipients in california the "l.a. times" reports the state has banned the use of welfare cards at medical marijuana shops, tattoo parlors, cruise ships and other businesses not consistent with the intend of the program. it is 5:23. it's bringing new meaning to resort relaxation. >> meet the man who is proposing the first motel for marijuana in northern california. ,,,,,,,,,,
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state. >> no fights, lots of munchies around there, mellow. [ laughter ] >> if prop 19 passes, ziegler says small communities across the state will need to regulate and figure out how to deal with new businesses like his. back to the other big business of the day, last night's celebration of the giants win spilling out on the streets. this is aerials from chopper 5 last night fans flooding market street downtown to celebrate the giants world series win. most of the celebrations could be described as controlled chaos. >> so that leads us to our question of the day. are you surprised how fans reacted to the win? >> send yourments to firstname.lastname@example.org. or you can post your answers on our facebook page. we're also on twitter. -- send your comments to email@example.com. or you can post your answers on our facebook page. we're also on twitter. but i mean, i think it was pretty subdued compared to what i have seen in other cities when they have won the world series. >> do they want them to win here or just get it done? >> a lot of fans saying just get it done. >> there were some broken
windows but i haven't heard of any arrests. >> not bad. 5:27. it's election day. the polls opening in less than two hours. >> why election workers in one bay area county are busy scrubbing ballots with erasers. fans give their world series champs a giant welcome this morning. we'll show you, coming up. [ bell rings ] what are you doing, friending somebody? [ bell ringyeah. you got time for that? you got time to earn more on your savings, online at capitalone.com. that's new school banking, baby! instead of earning squatootski... your savings will be earning three times the national average. now, let's review. capital one interestplus savings... at three times more. go to capitalone.com. what's in your wallet?
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wild in the locker room.. following the celebration. it's ongoing and you're looking at the new world series champions. the giants went wild in the locker room following their 3-1 win over the rangers and this is the first world series win for the giants since 1954. less than two hours until the polls open. we're already hearing about ballot problems. what you can expect as you head to the polls on this election day. good morning, everyone. it is tuesday, november 2nd. take a look at this. does this look nice? >> champs from the sporting greens of "san francisco chronicle." i'm sydnie kohara. >> good morning, i'm juliette goodrich. the world series champion are back home in san francisco this morning. sharon chin is outside at&t park. the home field for the best team in baseball. the san francisco giants.
and you got to see them come home. >> good morning. >> reporter: the torture is over. this morning at at&t a couple hundred fans greeted the champs in person. take a look. [ applause and cheers ] >> reporter: the team buzz pulled up at 4 a.m. straight from sfo and about 200 cheering fans welcomed home the heroes. they brought out the winning trophy to show off. most of the team members waved as drove out but some of the players, cody ross and the manager walked pout to greet the crowd with hi-5s and to thank them for their faithfulness all season long and these fans they were not disappointed. >> bruce bochy, cody ross, it's just unbelievable. aaron rowan, sergio romo, unbelievable pure salt of the earth people that know that this is where it's at that the
fans lover them and they were playing for us as much as we were clearing for them. it's beautiful. >> reporter: the fans had been celebrating since game five last night and thousands of people hugged and hi-5ed in a sea of orange and black outside at&t and civic center. most of the celebration were nonviolent but there were a few people who got out of hand in a couple of hot spots very early this morning, for example, at 22nd and mission, some windows got broken and there was some giants-related graffiti, as well. right now though the players have all left, the fans who were here left. if they were able to sleep it would be out of pure exhaustion. >> sharon chin at at&t park in san francisco. sharon, thanks. >> i bet they might still be celebrating. probably the players tivoed the game and they want to watch it. dennis o'donnell was in texas when the giants dominated the rangers. he shows us the highlights from
historic game 5. reporter: thank you, sydnie and juliette. nobody thought the giants were going to do it. they are the world series champions. how are they going to beat the ace pitcher cliff lee not once but twice? scoreless in the 7th two on two out when edgar renteria delivers the biggest home run of his career a three-run shot to left. that was plenty for tim lincecum who went the first eight innings and then turned the ball over to brian wilson. >> here it is, struck him out! and for the first timing since 1954, the giants are world champions! >> reporter: and finally, the drought is over. the giants are the best team in baseball. 56 years of waiting. >> this is what we're talking about, 56 years, willie mays, we got you, baby, we got you, baby, whoo! >> reporter: san francisco is going nuts tonight. what do you have to say to the city? >> oh, man i can't wait to get back and just enjoy with them. they have been waiting so long
for this. they deserve it. they put in their time and effort and we are bringing it back. >> reporter: incredible story and the end of a run for a bunch of misfits, castoffs, players nobody else wanted. it's not just about what happened last night. it's about 56 years of not making it happen, willie mays, all the other great players who came before these guys. hopefully last night's world series victory will make those guys feel a little bit in that championship that happened last night. now let's going ba to s that's it from the ballpark in arlington -- now let's go back to s that's it from the ballpark in arlington. >> thank you. fans in texas celebrating the win. decked out in orange and black. they took to their feet and cheered in the stands. [ applause and cheers ] >> so cool. it is 5:35. lots of excitement here. elizabeth wenger is standing by with our traffic. how are things? >> reporter: things are good.
i heard the horns honking. once they won all the way until about midnight. the fans were going crazy all night long. people may be sleeping in a little bit today. quiet on the road. we still have this accident, though in alameda county. it's in the center divide westbound 580 after 205 so chp is on scene now. not impacting your drive time, though. still a nice ride along westbound 880 from altamont pass to the dublin interchange. 14 minutes and we can show you another live traffic camera right there by tassajara. you can see traffic. headlights, caltrans camera so it's updating now but at westbound 580 a nice drive approaching dublin. in the south bay, no problems coming up from morgan hill on 101. top speeds to santa clara. through downtown san jose, here's a live look at 280. once you get past downtown closer to the 880 interchange. mass transit is on time. if you need to recover from
last night just want to take it easy and ride mass transit, bart, ace, muni and caltrain are all on schedule. that's your traffic. here's tracy with your forecast. hey, thanks, elizabeth. . i heard those horns going on last night. today's forecast, worth yelling about, plenty of sunshine expected and we continue to warm up. so our graphic, warming trend day 2. san jose with 75 degrees yesterday. 57 in livermore. 74 napa, 70 san francisco. today, 3 degrees warmer in san jose with 78 degrees. 79 in livermore. 77 napa. 74 in san francisco. more bay area cities with 78 in antioch, 80 pleasanton, 77 in hayward, 72 in half moon bay, 76 kentfield and the upper 70s in santa rosa and also in sonoma. today day 2, day 3, day 4, yeah, we'll take a look at the seven-day forecast in just a
few moments. back to you. >> thank you. the time now is 5:37. it's the day for the big midterm elections. the poll will open less than half hour from now. hour and a half from now, that is. mark sayre is at a polling place in san jose to show us how some of the candidates spent the last day of their cam pages. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. let's talk about that senate race. one of the most closely watched senate races in the nation. of course, barbara boxer and carly fiorina for her part, carly fiorina she spent her last day of campaigning making one stop in elk grove near sacramento. fiorina says it is her belief that undecided voters will at this particular time balance in her direction and she continued to hammer away at the record of barbara boxer. >> we need to do something different in this state. enough of a 28-year career politician who has not done anything to put 2.3 million people back to work. enough of a career politician who has done nothing to turn the water back on in our great
central valley. enough of a career politician who has... >> reporter: as for barbara boxer, she wrapped up her final full day of campaigning at a rally at oakland where she appeared with jerry brown. boxer did not mince words about fiorina saying fiorina sympathizes too much with big business and boxer also touted her record. >> i want to tell you something, oakland. you're the key. you're the key to sending me back to fight for the middle class, to fight for jobs, to fight for these carpenters, to put them back to work [ applause and cheers ] >> to stand up against the special interests. >> reporter: let's look at the latest polling date on this race. those polls show barbara boxer with a 49 to 41% lead over carly fiorina. fiorina not surprisingly taking aim at that poll saying it is not accurate. we are here at a polling place in san jose where in santa clara county some interesting developments with mail-in ballots. apparently the ballots that
went out had some smudges on them from the printer so the optical scanning machines could not read them. so what's happening here in santa clara county election workers are physically erasing those smudges from the mail-in ballots before they are running them through. all vote are being counted. but probably the first of many glitches in the system we'll probably hear about today. >> thank you, mark sayre in san jose. we may not find out the results of some races for day and that's because less than 40% of the 7.6 million mail-in ballots statewide have not even been returned. if you have a mail-in ballot you have to drop it off at any polling place by 8 p.m. tonight. >> got mine in my purse. americans heading to the polls today to determine who will run congress. democrats urging voters to turn out and save their majorities. with that purpose, president obama will do a series of radio
interviews today. other prominent democrats worked the campaign trail late into the night monday in a final evident to rally supporters. >> i keep looking for this enthusiasm gap the republicans say exists. and i can't find it to save my life. >> we have a great ticket and we're going to have a great night. >> most political observers expect the republicans to take control of the house but the margin of seats is uncertain. all 435 house seat are in play. right now, the breakdown is 255 democrats, 178 republicans and two vacancies. a party needs 218 seats to get a majority which means republicans only need to capture 39 seats to take control. 37 of the 100 senate seats run for grabs. 19 of them are currently held by democrats. 18 by republicans. the republicans need to win 10 seat to take control of the
senate. the odds of that may be slim but the gop is still expected to win enough seat to make passing legislation even more difficult for democrats. we have an election special at 9 p.m. and a special edition of eyewitness news from 11 p.m. to midnight. a second arrest in a murder on a berkeley street corner. 20-year-old colleen lee carroll was arrested in antioch. earlier, 21-year-old brandon wallace from bay point was arrested at a hospital. they are both charged with murder for the death of 35-year- old gary ferguson, jr., last tuesday. an inmate is expected to enter a plea today in connection with the death of a nurse at the contra costa county jail. 34-year-old aaron guard faces murder charges. he is accused of faking a seizure last week then striking
a nurse on the head with a lamp. the nurse 55-year-old cynthia palomata of el sobrante died three days after the attack. 18 more families have filed suit following the san bruno explosion. they say before the pipeline explosion, pg&e failed to act in response to reports of gas leaks. a total of 30 families are seeking unspecified damages. 5:43. coming up, still need your flu shot? where you can get vaccinated and cast your ballot t can boost your mood, trim in. off your waistline. now an added benefit to hitting the gym. [ male announcer ] carly fiorina.
she's against banning assault weapons... and that's reckless and dangerous. she's for risky new oil drilling that could threaten our jobs. fiorina's plan would mean slashing social security and medicare, which would devastate seniors. and she'd make abortion a crime. no wonder fiorina is endorsed by sarah palin. carly fiorina. just too extreme for california. [ boxer ] i'm barbara boxer and i approve this message.
stories: the giants returned home accident on the nimitz northbound 880 approaching whipple one lane blocked. we are starting to see slow traffic on a couple of sensors here. so expect delays as you head through hayward. elsewhere this is the only thing going on right now. quiet cross the bay area. we are recovering after last night. here's live look at 101 traffic heading into san francisco. southbound traffic out of san francisco. highway 4 we are seeing slow traffic on our sensors here. speeds under 25 miles per hour especially as you pass 8th street towards somersville road. speeds improve closer to pittsburg and concord. no delays at the bay bridge toll plaza and no metering lights. looks good on the upper deck. no issues heading into san francisco. roadwork on the lower anchorage
so some lanes blocked until 6 a.m. should wrap up shortly heading into oakland. 880/237 no delay to silicon valley. westbound 237 stretch, you can see it is in the clear right now. 880 to 101 light 6 minutes. mass transit is on time. remember our radio partners, kcbs 740-am and 106.9-fm. that's your traffic. here's tracy with your forecast. hey, thanks, elizabeth. we have a nice looking stretch ahead of us. we are moving into ngo and we do typically have nice days during the fall but not this warm. out the door this morning, we are talking about mostly clear conditions and some fog, as well. valley fog expected well inland. patchy fog along the coast. temperatures for the morning in the 40s and 50s. the warm weather we're expecting later on this afternoon, high temperatures inland up to 80. 70s at the bay and the coast.
high surf advisory in effect from 11 a.m. could see waves up to 25 feet from large swells from the low pressure system off to the northwest. the weather will change into the weekend. in the meantime high pressure is in control. warmer weather expect today, lower 80s from los gatos to morgan hill, upper 70s in santa clara and in san jose. mid- to upper 70s in palo alto, redwood city and san mateo. 77 fremont and 77 in milpitas. east bay locations, 73 in berkeley. i'll take that. 75 oakland. 77 san leandro. upper 70s from concord, antioch, 80 danville, 80 pleasanton. 70s in petaluma and san anselmo. 68 stinson beach. 75 mill valley, 72 sausalito and 74 degrees in san
francisco. here we go. five-day forecast looking good. today tomorrow and thursday, still warm, above average temperatures. we have a low pressure system coming in play cooling down friday through monday and chance of shower friday and sunday. that's a look at your weather. back up to you. your weather. >> thank you. here's a look at our top stories. the giants returned home this morning world series champs. they period the texas rangers 3- 1 -- they beat the texas rangers 3-1 yesterday. a parade will be held tomorrow in downtown san francisco. there will be more winners and losers by the end of today as americans head to the polls. in california the governor's job and u.s. senate seat are up for grabs. nationally midterms could mean a change of now congress. the polls open at 7 a.m. the supreme court hears arguments on whether to reinstate california's ban on
the sale of violent videogames to kids. supporters say the games are harmful to children but videogame companies say it's a first amendment issue. a new study shows people who are physically fit have fewer colds. in fact, those who exercise regularly at least 20 minutes a day are half as likely to get sick. researchers at a university in north carolina studied the respiratory health of 1,000 adults and found that exercise gives the immune system a temporary booth. voters in the bay area will be able to do more than fill out a ballot this election day. multitasking. two polling places in san jose and palo alto offering low cost or free flu shots. it's all part of a vote and vax clinic organized by volunteers from the stanford school of medicine. the clinics will be at a church in san jose and a buddhist temple in palo alto.
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games to one. >> when you step outside to get your morning paper, look at this. the headlines say it all. this one in bright orange as it should be, champs. >> you get two for one. the "chronicle" has giants win it and then the sporting green has the champs. i bet they are going to sell a lot of these today. very, very exciting. >> you said you were going to stand in line and get your husband a hat. >> i know. why not? it was so funny. we went to bed last night, going, the giants won th world series. this morning we wake up, the giants won the world series. >> is this orange enough? >> listen, it's perfect. >> that leads to our question of the day. of course, fans out there excited and celebrating. are you surprised how they reacted? of course, there were some bonfires and some toilet paper and all of that throughout the streets and chaos, as well. on facebook, stephanie says "we've always been positive with our celebrations in years past but i gues
sends your comments to firstname.lastname@example.org. or you can post your answers on our facebook page. we're also on twitter. >> it was so excited to see the players come home this morning and hear their reaction. all right. 5:55. moving right along, let's check in with elizabeth. you went to one of the games. you were the lucky one. >> i did. i went to one of the games earlier, yeah. last night those horns were honking until at least midnight going crazy and the streets were littered this morning. you could see there were a lot of people have been "fun." northbound 880 approaching whipple the accident is clearing. most of the activity is now centered on the median and the center divide. it was just past the whipple road exit.
three cars were involved. we were told at last check an ambulance was responding for possible injuries so if that's the case there is a chance emergency crews may block a lane later on but jean with kcbs phone force tells us traffic was just starting to get slow. elsewhere quiet expect for slow traffic through antioch on westbound 4. that's your traffic. here's tracy with your forecast. hey, thanks, elizabeth. our forecast for today, tuesday, pretty nice. 80 degrees inland, 75 around the bay, 72 at the coast, those are highs for all three location. also for the coastline. high surf advisory in effect for today could see waves as high as 15 to 20 and possibly 25 feet. wednesday and thursday, more sunshine and warm temperatures. chance of showers are moving into the bay area friday and sunday with cooler temperatures, as well. wednesday there is a thing called a parade going on around here, the victory parade to celebrate the giants win. downtown san francisco sunny
and warm, can you beat 70 degrees? can you beat 70 no, you can't. that's a look at your weather. back up to you. >> thank you. music michael frante showed his support for the world series champs with a song. ♪ [ music ] ♪ from across the bay to across the world... the san francisco giants are number one... ♪ ♪ this one goes out to all giants fans worldwide, i say, hey, everybody... the giants are rocking in the usa... ♪ >> the san francisco native rework his platinum single say hey to celebrate the team's world series run. dedicated the song to all giants fans worldwide. i think that should be our morning show song. >> i like it. >> what do you think? >> i like it. >> we'll have more coverage. big san francisco giants world series win in our next half hour. also coming up --
>> yes. >> big morning. >> why election workers in one bay area county are busy scrubbing ballots with erasers. polls open just one hour from now. we'll take a look at some of the key races and projections for voter turnout. >> a giant welcome back home to san francisco for the new world series champs very early this morning. we'll show you. hey, ellen, what are you doing? just brewing up some dunkin' donuts coffee -- want some? [ whoosh! ] i'd love some. one taste, and you'll understand. delicious dunkin' donuts coffee. pick some up where you buy groceries.