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on this afternoon around noontime. we'll see the temperatures drop, as well. looking at the highs, the city topping out at 57 today. oakland making it to 60 and san jose making it to 61. same story for concord. that's a look at your weather. let's check your traffic with elizabeth. >> okay, thank you, kristy. back towards the peninsula near sfo, northbound 101 still possibly various lanes blocked, possibly that ramp blocked, as well. if you are coming up that direction, sounds like a two- car fender-bender again. sensors not picking up slowing but chp is heading to the scene. the bay bridge still nice and quiet but we still have that high wind advisory in effect so we'll take a check of mass transit coming up. in the meantime back to you guys a garden hose no match for flames coming from a burning home in the east bay. anne makovec is in bay point where firefighters are still looking for hot spots. >> reporter: nobody was injured in this fire, not the three
people who lived in the home here behind me nor any firefighters. the bad news, the home is a total loss. let's take a look at the map. the neighborhood in bay point in contra costa county, the fire broke out around 2 a.m. this morning. a man, woman and another man all inside the house at the time. they smelled smoke, they got out. one man tried to fight the flames himself with a garden hose before firefighters showed up. he was unsuccessful. firefighters took over and they had a lot of challenges because the winds were pretty high here overnight and they were blowing this fire through the attic and that is how the fire spread to all points of the house. so even though the walls of the house are still standing here behind me, the problem is that there's a lot of interior damage both fire and smoke. so firefighters are on scene. they just called in some contractors to board this property up. and the investigation into the cause continues. but it looks like it started in a back bedroom. >> thank you, anne makovec in
bay point. a man, woman and a 3-year- old child are hurt as their car went over a cliff on the sonoma county coast. that car ran off highway 1 north of bodega bay last night. it dropped about 100 feet to the beach and that's where it remains this morning. an ambulance took the child and one adult to the hospital in santa rosa. the other adult was taken by helicopter. the driver has been cited for dui. a suspect in four cold case murders in northern california is scheduled to be arraigned sometime this afternoon. investigators believe 77-year- old joseph naso could be a serial killer. they found evidence in his reno home linking him to the deaths of young women in marin, contra costa county and yuba counties between 1977 and 1994. the d.a. would not go into specifics. >> an ongoing investigation and to invite questioning at this time could hamper those investigative efforts. >> investigators are looking into other cold cases across
the country to see if there might be a connection to naso. all the victims by the way in northern california had the same first and last initials. so did three girls who were killed when naso lived up in state new york. they are investigating. a 15-year-old suspect in the murder of a 16-year-old friend will make his first court appearance in juvenile court today. police found andy zeng shot to death in a house in san francisco's silver terrace neighborhood on sunday. they say five teens were inside the home at the time. four have been arrested. one suspect is still missing today. yesterday, 18-year-old jimmy le was charged with being an accessory to the murder after the fact. there is no motive yet in this shooting. rallies will be held today on all cal state university campus. students and staff demonstrating united in their frustration over cuts to college education. let's go to kiet do, he is at san jose state university this morning. >> reporter: governor jerry
brown has been working to deal with the $27 billion budget deficit threatening to cut higher education. the system is fighting back with what they call a day of class action. this is taking place on every, single campus, all 23 campuses. we're talking about rallies, teach-this is, marches, demonstrations, all in support of higher education and fair contracts for university employees. the california faculty association says in recent years student fees have tripled, 3,000 faculty laid off and the budget cut by $1 billion. campuses have cut classes and taken steps to reduce the number of students doing things like shortening application deadlines all resulting in overcrowded classrooms and long waiting lists. the teachers union says this amounts to students paying more and then getting less. now, they have a list of demands. they want to bargain with fair contracts, with faculty and staff. no more job losses to csu faculty and staff. they want to support laws to
make csu more transparent, cut management bloat and stop the fee hikes. most of the rallies start at noon. will it be peaceful? the union says they support civil disobedience but they do not support violence. back to you. >> thank you. kiet do at san jose state university. today president barack obama will unveil his plan to reduce america's soaring debt which now tops $14 trillion. before he goes public with that plan, he will give congressional leaders a preview. the president is expected to call for a mix of spending cuts and tax hikes including medicare and medicaid reforms and hire taxes for the wealthy. it is 5:05. >> where is your coffee this morning. i don't know. i might just dive in the whole thing. let's check weather now and i guess it's time to pay the piper because we have had a lot of sunshine and we're going to get a little rain. >> hey little bit of change in the forecast from yesterday. we enjoyed sunshine and clouds. the clouds start to build in now more and we are going to
see some sprinkles today. taking a look on satellite you can see that cloud cover. a weak cold front making its way into the bay area, bringing us some sprinkles maybe for your morning commute. more likely going to see some showers around noontime today. your temperatures are mostly in the 40s right now. 45 in san rafael, 44 for napa and santa rosa. 50 oakland, 45 redwood city, 45 san jose. your highs have dropped down a few degrees from where we were sitting yesterday. we're only going to be in the high 50s to the low 60s today. 58 san rafael. inland warmer but not much. only 61 in fairfield and 61 for concord. here's a look at your extended forecast, that chance of showers persisting through this afternoon, drying out by this evening, and then thursday we have a mix of sun and clouds and we start to see a warmup. you can see those temperatures start to go up degree by degree. slight chance of some rain best chance north of the golden gate on friday. and then saturday and sunday shaping up nicely with a little bit of sunshine, a little bit of cloud cover. monday and tuesday looking
good, as well. that's a look at your weather. let's check your traffic with elizabeth. >> all right. thank you, kristy. let's go out live towards the south bay. we have a photographer standing by near the alum rock exit off 101. headlights moving northbound towards santa clara, quick trip this morning really in either direction, i'm not seeing any roadwork across the stretch. you're good to go across the south bay. different story along the peninsula. we have learned that northbound 101 heading towards the airport heading up towards sfo, it sounds like that off-ramp is at least partially blocked due to this two-car accident there. chp is on scene. if you are continuing northbound, towards san francisco, here's live look near the third street off-ramp. traffic moves well from here to downtown san francisco. and i promised you a mass transit check. mass transit is on time so far for bart, ace, muni metro and caltrain. back outside, here's live look at 880 through oakland. sounds like some of that overnight roadwork may still be there. it was supposed to wrap up by 5:00. it was mostly southbound 880
between broadway and 16th avenue embarcadero. so watch out for that. earlier roadwork in san leandro has been completely picked up. at the bay bridge toll plaza, we have a high wind advisory in effect. except for that, traffic is moving fine right now across the span all the way into san francisco and that drive time should actually be about 18 minutes right now from the carquinez bridge to the maze. and remember kcbs, our radio partners, at 106.9-fm. that's your traffic. back to you. >> thank you. helping bryan stow. the giants fan who was brutally beat again thing a surge of support from his team. we'll have an update on the condition and the search for the attackers. >> a california teachers union getting threats. why members are standing by their support of a cop killer. coming up. ,,,,
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we are starting to see some sprinkles throughout the bay area. you can see a few down the peninsula right now. best chance for showers will be this afternoon around noon. back to you. >> thank you. members of the california teachers union are getting threats over support for a convicted cop killer. the jury in 1982 convicted this man, mumia abu-jamal, of murdering a philadelphia police officer. over the years his supporters rallied for his freedom saying he did not get a fair trial. last month, the california teachers passed a resolution calling him a civil rights hero. and now they are getting threats. >> one of the things that i've been getting in my email and voicemails has been, why is the teacher union a cop killer lover? so clearly that's part of the
right wing talking points. >> the teachers union feels it's being criticized for its position as part of a conservative effort to drive a wedge between teachers and police unions. the giants fan severely beaten outside dodger stadium last month is in a coma but showing signs of improvement. doctors are monitoring bryan stow's brain. he has been in a medically- induced coma since the march 31 beating. the giants raised nearly $70,000 to pay for his medical costs and other expenses. the search continues for the two men who attacked stow. 16 los angeles police detectives working round the clock examining information. the suspects are 18 to 25 years old with tatoos. and the jury in the barry bonds perjury trial meeting again this morning for a fourth day of deliberations. jurors adjourned yesterday afternoon after they could not reach a verdict. barry bonds accused of lying to a federal grand jury when he
said he never knowingly took steroids. the jury is set to resume deliberations at 8:30 this morning. more legal troubles for facebook. the businessman trying to claim half the social network's fortune. >> plus dirty seats were just the beginning. bart cleans up after riders complain. the changes commuters can expect coming up. we still have this accident blocking the off-ramp northbound 101 near sfo. we'll have details after the break. ,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
that damaged a house in bay point. contra costa firefighters go wo in the headlines, no injuries in a fire that damaged a house in bay point. contra costa firefighters getting the call just before 2:00. strong winds pushed the flames into the attic making it harder to put out. he is suspected in four northern california murders between 1977 and 1994. and this afternoon, 77-year-old joseph naso will be arraigned in marin county where one of the victims was found. authorities nationwide are checking cold cases for possible links to naso. rallies will be held on all 23 cal state university campuses today. students and staff will demand quality education and call for
an end to budget cuts to education. most of the rallies start at noon and will last throughout the day. some showers in the forecast today starting to see a few sprinkles out there although your best chance for rain will be later today. mostly cloudy and warmer than at this time yesterday. mostly 40s and low 50s. we are going to see those showers around noontime today. weaker storm not a washout. cooler and breezy later, as well. showers north of us, the system bringing cloud cover and chance of showers to us, as well. hold on to that umbrella today as we see that area of low pressure building in and we are going to see breezy conditions at the coastline and perhaps throughout the bay. let's time out that storm on our pinpoint forecast. you can see most of that rain
is really going to be over us by noontime. by the time we hit the commute tonight, really going to start to dry out. so we'll dry out and warm up as we make our way into the next couple of days. here's a look at your highs for today. a few degrees cooler than what we saw yesterday. 61 for fairfield and concord. 60 oakland and livermore. 59 is the high in redwood city and the city topping out at 57 today. your extended forecast showing that warmup that's going to start happening over the next several days, although we do have a chance of some showers probably best chance north of the golden gate on friday. saturday and sunday seeing a mix of sun and clouds. and the beginning. workweek shaping up nicely. that's a look at your weather. let's get a look at your traffic with elizabeth. >> all right. we have better news now along the peninsula. right now all lanes have re- opened and that off-ramp is completely re-opened now. northbound 101 near sfo. for a while it was partially blocking the off-ramp there. to the east bay we go. everything is nice and quiet. you can see all the way down
the eastshore freeway. westbound 80 moves even if through richmond into berkeley. here's a snapshot there near ashby avenue so everything is nice and quiet through the macarthur maze. san mateo bridge -- i should have mentioned there is a wind advisory at the bay bridge. san mateo bridge no wind advisories, nothing going on so nice east ride along westbound 92. commute directions towards foster city and peninsula, eastbound looks great off the high-rise towards hayward. and for silicon valley commuters, westbound 237 looks great so far all the way out of milpitas heading towards zanker road. right around that bend, westbound 237 traffic, top speeds this morning all the way down towards the south bay. a lot of our sensors are updating this morning. i'm not sure what's one all those zero miles an hour but everything is good to go on northbound 101 from morgan hill, easy commute. guadalupe parkway delay free. a lot of roadwork picked up at
5:00. headlights, northbound traffic 280 approaching the 880 interchange. mass transit also off to a great start, as well. ace train number one on time. bart has about 23 trains running on time. and muni metro and caltrain also look good. remember kcbs, our radio partners, at 106.9-fm. that is your traffic and weather. back to you. >> thank you. there will probably be a lot fewer medical marijuana clubs in san jose very soon. the city council voted last night to cut the number of cannabis collectives to 10 and to keep them in the industrial and business districts. next week the city council will take up the issue of how to select cannabis clubs that will be allowed to operate. cleaner trains and quieter rides. soon bart passengers might enjoy some of those improvements. the agency might use some of its $10 million to $28 million
surplus to replace and refurbish trains, improve the rails so it's not so noisy and make escalator and elevators for reliable. the plan will be presented to the board of directors for approval tomorrow. first the twins and now someone else is after mark zuckerberg's facebook fortune. we'll tell you who. and a horrible case of animal cruelty here in the bay area. tough video here. how a family's cat survived an arrow to his head when we come back. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
[ le aounc ] neact tal re d mou islcoh-frong tee d drmoutreli. flrideo stngth tee. here's a live look at 101 in san jose. this is northbound traffic passing the alum rock exit. so far, so good. no big accidents out there. we do have some roadwork on the dumbarton bridge. could slow up your morning commute. we'll tell you about that coming up in just a few minutes. a santa cruz county cat is recovering after coming home with an arrow in its head. max's owners tell the sentinel the arrow drove through two to three inches into the cat's head but it did not crack the skull. vets were able to pull it out. it's not clear if it was an accident. if it's determined to be intentional, authorities may seek animal cruelty charges. san francisco wants to keep track of people who do abuse animals. supporters want a public database that would work like
megan's law website. convicted animal abusers would be required to register their personal information and description of their crime. pet shelters and other agencies dealing with animals would use the database then to prevent a previous animal abuser from adopting. >> going to save a lot of animals being injured and hurt by people who just can't control their emotions, can't control their anger. >> that database will be discussed tomorrow night at city hall. well, the founder of facebook is being sued again. >> this time, for half the site's value. a man filing a revised complaint monday against mark zuckerberg. he wants half of facebook. the lawsuit says seglia gave zuckerberg $1,000 way back when to get facebook off the ground. facebook's attorneys say seg
leah is a scam artist. 5:25. the tsa defending its actions this morning. did a patdown on a 6-year-old girl go too far? we are going to show you the video that went viral. >> plus, a suspected serial killer arrested in the bay area. how the names of his alleged victims could help solve other cold cases. and a house fire overnight. a man tried to fight it himself with a garden hose. we'll tell you about the challenges firefighters found when they got here coming up. and huge rallies planned at every, single state campus here at the university of -- the cal state university system here in california. i'm kiet do with a live report coming up. ,, ,,,,,,
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ask your eyecare professional which transitions lenses are right for you. your realtime captioner is linda marie macdonald. good morning, everybody. we have made it to wednesday, april 13. hope you're having a good day so far. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm sydnie kohara. thanks so much for joining us. your time coming up on 5:30. bundle up because it's a little cold out there. and we're also about to get a little rain, too. let's go to kristy seifkin with your midweek forecast. >> thank you. chilly conditions this morning. and you may see some sprinkles depending where you are in the bay area. good chance of all the bay seeing some showers by this afternoon. taking a look at our highs for today, we are rnc a little cooler than bee were yesterday. -- we're running a little
cooler than we were yesterday. oakland 60, san francisco 57. san jose and concord 61 today. we'll have a full look at your forecast in a bit. first elizabeth has traffic. >> let's check the usual slow spots including coming off the antioch bridge, where you're good there. but heading into antioch, so far, so good, no brake lights heading past a street to pittsburg and concord. westbound 580 so far clocking in with 14 minutes towards 680 and the dublin interchange but yeah, i told but some roadwork on the dumbarton bridge. various lanes blocked still in either direction on westbound and eastbound 84 approaching the high-rise. so we'll have a few more details on that plus the rest of your morning commute coming up. back to you. >> thank you. contra costa firefighters are still at work on a house that burned early this morning. anne makovec is in bay point where residents tried to put out flames with a fire hose. not very effective, right? >> reporter: no. in fact, the house is a total loss. but the scene here behind me is
kind of deceiving. you can see that light above my shoulder. that's the house and the walls still appear to be intact but the home according to the fire department a total loss. contractors are now boarding the place up. let's look at a map of where this started. i'm in bay point right now and madison avenue. that's the neighborhood where this went down at around 2:00 a.m. flames broke out. there were two men and a woman in this house. and they were inside when the fire broke out in a back bedroom. on of the men smelled smoke and they got out. the man tried unsuccessfully to put it out with a garden hose. the fire department put it out but had challenges because of the wind overnight pushing the fire into the attic. once it got into the attic, the fire spread throughout the house with smoke and fire damage. a man with a cageful of three
birds got out. three people, three birds, no injuries. no injuries to firefighters either. firefighters say the cause of the fire is not suspicious but they are still investigating. again, it does look like it started in the back bedroom. the estimated damage right now about $100,000. frank and sydnie? >> okay, anne makovec live in bay point, thank you. a child and two adults hurt after their car tumbled down a cliff on a snow cover county coast here. this morning, the car is still in the surf at arched rock beach north of bodega bay. there it is. the car ran off the highway at 1:00 last night and dropped 100 feet down to the beach. an ambulance took the child to the hospital and a child. the other adult taken by. who the driver arrested for dui. stop making cuts to our education, that's going to be the message from frustrated college students today when they rally on all cal state university campuses. kiet do is at san jose state
university with the story. >> reporter: one of the big questions is, will this protest be peaceful? and the california faculty association says they do support civil disobedience but they do not support violence. so they are branding this the day of class action taking place on all 23csu campuses, all in support of higher education and fairer contracts for university employees. now, they say the student fees have tripled, 3,000 faculty members have been laid off and the budget cut by $1.5 billion. in fact, csu campuses like san jose state have cut classes and then taken steps to reduce the number of students doing things like shortening application deadlines. this has resulted in overcrowded classrooms and long waiting lists. the teachers union says this amounts to students paying more and then getting less. they have a list of demands today. bargain fair contracts with faculty and staff, no more job losses, support laws for more transparency, cut management bloat and stop the fee hikes.
now, this huge day of protest here is taking place with the backdrop of a daunting state budget deficit of $27 billion something that governor brown has said he will try and cut higher education to try and balance the budget. >> a lot of frustrated students and faculty. kiet, thank you. kiet do at san jose state university. caltrain having money problems. it needs to find $3.5 million to prevent any service reductions, fare increases or station closures. the metropolitan transportation commission plans to meet to discuss possible solutions to caltrain's situation. once it takes care of the probable them will focus on longer-term strategy to keep trains moving. let's check weather and traffic now. we'll kick it downstairs to kristy. >> we are seeing a few sprinkles out there this morning. we'll continue to see more as we make our way into this
afternoon. taking a look at our satellite you can see this cold front making its way into the bay area. that's going to bring us showers through the afternoon and it's going to bring us cooler temperatures, as well. right now here's what it looks like outside. 45 in san rafael and napa, 48 vallejo and oakland. 48 fremont. 46 livermore. your highs for the day are going to be cooler than yesterday. we are not going to see any of those mid-60s like we saw yesterday. 58 in san rafael, 57 for the city and for pacifica. 61 is the high in fairfield and concord and if you recall, we were mid-60s there yesterday so a noticeable difference. here's a look at the extended forecast. that chance of showers throughout the afternoon today and then we are going to start to dry out and warm up thursday, friday. and by saturday and sunday, maybe even seeing some readings in the low 70s. that's a look at your weather. let's get a look at your traffic with elizabeth. >> we're status quo from 15 minutes ago so we're quiet out there. no big issues right now across the east bay. here's live look at the bay bridge toll plaza.
there is a high wind advisory at the bay bridge. chp issued that early this morning so two hands on the steering wheel but it is all green on our sensors across the upper deck from the incline to the "s" curve. if you are commuting into the city this morning, san mateo bridge quiet. speeds around 68 miles per hour closer towards the toll plaza. and across the span, definitely getting busier in the commute direction in the westbound lanes of 92. but your drive time, let's see, still about 13 minutes. so far, so good from 880 towards 101. we'll have a check of mass transit as well coming up. in the meantime, back to you. >> i'll take it elizabeth. thanks. 5:36 your time. a suspect in four cold case murders expected to be arraigned this afternoon in marin county. investigators believe 77-year- old joseph naso could be a serial killer. they found evidence in his reno home linking him to the deaths of young women between 19 77 and 1994 their bodies found in marin, contra costa county and yuba county.
a 15-year-old suspect in the murder of a 16-year-old friend will make a first appearance in juvenile court today. police found andy zeng shot to death in a home in san francisco's silver terrace neighborhood on sunday. they say five teens were inside the home at the time. four have been arrested, one suspect is still missing. yesterday, an 18-year-old man was charged with being an accessory to the murder after the fact of. there is no motive for the shooting. members of a california teachers union getting threats over its support for a convicted murderer. a jury in 1982 convicted murderer mumia abu-jamal of killing a philadelphia police officer. over the years supporters rallied for his freedom. last month the california federation of teachers passed a resolution calling him a civil rights hero. and now they are getting threats. >> one of the things that i have been getting in email and voicemail has been, why is the
teacher union a cop killer lover? so clearly that's part of the right wing talking points. >> the teachers union feels it's being criticized now for its position as part of an effort to drive a wedge between teachers and police unions. the jump in the barry bonds perjury -- the jury in the barry bonds perjury trial will meet for a fourth day of deliberations. jurors adjourned yesterday afternoon after they couldn't reach a vermont bonds is accused of lying to a federal grand jury when he said he never knowingly took steroids after they couldn't reach a verdict yesterday. they will resume deliberation at 8:30 this morning. the giants fan severely beaten outside dodger stadium nearly two weeks ago showing slight signs of improvement this morning. doctors say bryan stow remains in a medically-induced coma while they monitor brain activity and the swelling. giants have added nearly $70,000 to the fund established to help pay for stow's medical costs and other expenses. meantime, the search continues for the two men who attacked stow. 16 l.a.
police detectives are working around the clock examining information from witnesses. these are the suspects' sketches. they are between 18 to 25 years old with tatoos. president obama set to address the budget today. the changes they'll request including tax increases. a 6-year-old child shouldn't be subjected to this kind of treatment in the first place. >> an aggressive patdown on a young girl stirring up a big debate. why the tsa is depending its actions. when we come back. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
door. temperatures right now running in the 40s and 50s. definitely seeing cloudy conditions at this hour. and as we make our way into the afternoon, that's actually when the chance for some rain is going to pick up and it's going to be throughout the bay area. temperatures today actually running a little cooler than yesterday, as well. the cloud cover -- the system to the north of us bringing most of the rain to northern california and the pacific northwest. but as it drops down going to bring us some showers in the bay area, as well. you are, the area of low pressure -- you can see the area of low pressure north of us, bringing breezes and cooler conditions. you will need an umbrella midafternoon. you can see those showers starting to push in by 12:00. good chance for sprinkles throughout the bay. early afternoon hours, start to see the system dry out. by this evening, shouldn't have to worry about rain. we'll bump up the temperatures, too. but in the meantime, cooler
temperatures today still running below average for mid- april. and temperatures are running cooler than yesterday. so high of 61 for concord and fairfield. 58 for san rafael. 57 for san francisco and for pacifica. here's a look at your extended forecast. that chance of showers throughout the day today and then we dry out bumping up in temperature degree by degree, slight chance for showers, pretty much north of the golden gate on friday. and then saturday and sunday, seeing readings in the low 70s in those inland spots. pretty nice start to your workweek, as well. that's a look at your weather. let's check traffic elizabeth. >> let's go out live towards the south bay. here's a live look at 101 traffic again. everything is good to go. we are getting word of an accident on the carquinez bridge eastbound 80. it sounds like lanes are blocked right before you get on the span. so we'll continue to watch. that let check other bridges including the benicia bridge. so far, so good on southbound 680 right now if you are heading into martinez. you can see traffic zipping on
by across the span. westbound 4 a few brake lights, nothing too bad right now. just a couple of yellow sensors westbound. and so far, so good all the way towards pittsburg and on into concord. the ride on westbound 580 the usual slowdowns. drive time steady at 14 minutes on westbound 580 from 205 towards 680 and the dublin interchange so towards pleasanton all the way through the dublin grade traffic moves well. in the south bay we showed you that one shot of 101 traffic at alum rock. 280 looking good. that's a live look at northbound 280 approaching the 880 interchange. quick trip towards cupertino if you are continuing up towards highway 85. and live look at the bay bridge toll plaza. we understand they just lifted the wind advisory right now for the bay bridge. so no bridges across the bay area. good to go. no metering lights and no delay heading into the city. and silicon valley commuters you are fine, as well.
westbound 237 this is that traffic coming around the bend exiting milpitas. and mass transit is on time. that's your traffic and weather. back to you. >> you have an easy day so far. okay. thank you, elizabeth. 5:44 your time. a santa cruz county cat is recovering after coming home with an arrow in his head. max's other than said the arrow was 2 to 3" into the head but didn't crack the skull. the vets pulled it out. the cat is fine. not clear if it was an accident. if it's determined to be intentional, animal cruelty charges may be sought. let's check today's top stories. damage about $100,000 to a house that burned in bay point overnight. contra costa fire investigators still looking for the cause, both people got out of the house safely. a car that ran off a cliff on the sonoma county coast still being pounded by the surf this morning. two adults and a 3-year-old child were rescued from the car
last night. they are expected to survive. the driver faces dui charges. soon bart passengers could enjoy cleaner trains and quieter rides. tomorrow the agency will present a plan to the board of directors on how to spend some of its $10 million to $28 million projected surplus on system repairs and customer services. today president barack obama will unveil his plan to reduce america's soaring debt. before he goes public with the plan, he will give congressional leaders a little preview. the president is examined to call for a mix of spending cuts and tax hikes including medicare and medicaid reforms and higher taxes for the wealthy. >> the point is that the balance is essential. the burden has to be shared by all. >> from my pointed of view, taxes are not on the table because we don't have a revenue problem. we have a spending problem. >> the u.s. is heading for a record deficit estimated at $1.5 trillion this year. well, there is a new hat in
the ring in the race for president. former minnesota governor tim pawlenty intends to run in 2012. it was not a formal announcement yet. that's expected sometime later this spring. pawlenty launched a presidential exploratory committee last month. in the latest gop presidential poll, look at that. the donald sitting on top along with mike huckabee, the former governor of arkansas. both got 19% of the vote from republicans. and republican leading independents. and then comes sarah palin, former massachusetts governor mitt romney, and newt gingrich the former speaker of the house at 11%. you know, donald trump is known for say, you're fired! >> i have heard that a time or two but here are some of the best ways to keep your job for good. maybe forever. be the first to arrive and the last to leave. show you're dedicated. cut company costs. bottom line, always important. so no to drama and excuse yourself when gossiping starts.
show you are a leader. take on tasks no one else wants and stay positive. it goes a long way especially during tough times. >> and make sure you work with some really great people. have a lot of fun. >> that helps. >> the crew and everybody here. it's fun to come to work. >> my dad always said kill 'em with kindness. dump a little goodness on the situation. it always helps a little bit. 5:48. four shuttles, four new retirement homes including one right here in california. >> that took all of, what, 20 seconds to get done? you know, suck it up. it's a part of travel right now. >> yeah, but some disagree about the intense patdown of a 6-year-old girl in new orleans. the video, the new questions and the tsa's statement coming up. fter year. feed me! saving you money -- now, that's progressive. call or click today.
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yesterday. one person was three people are doing better after being rescued from the bay. high winds capsize today with kayaks yesterday. one person was picked up near mccovey cove. all three were wearing wet suits and life vests. a 6-year-old girl got an airport patdown sparking controversy. the video shows the little girl as we she went through security at the new orleans airport last week. some say the process was too intense for a child even though the tsa screener did tell her what was going on. others say it's just part of the tsa's job to examine everyone. >> a 6-year-old child shouldn't be subjected to this kind of treatment in the first place if there is no reason to suspect her or her parents of being criminals. >> that took all of what, 20 seconds to get done? you know? suck it up. it's a part of travel right now. >> a tsa says children have been used to carry explosives in the past and they are subject to the same restrictions as adults in order
to ensure safety. this morning, we now know where four space shuttles will be retired. atlantis will be at the kennedy space center. en de will go to the california science -- endeavour will go 209 california science center in -- en de will go to the california science center. and the enterprise will be in new york city. 21 museums but the in bids for the shuttles. the sacramento kings may play fair final home game today for good. they are hosting the los angeles lakers. the owners are making a pitch to the nba in hopes of moving to anaheim. sacramento's mayor kevin johnson will make one last plea to keep the team. a sellout crowd is expected for tonight's game. and the giants closing their three-game series against the dodgers tonight. the home team hoping to build off last night's big win and let's take a peek. in the 7th inning, at&t park, wild pitch by the dodgers paving the way for aaron rowan who tripled to score the final game winning run and there he
is, brian wilson striking out all three guys he faced top of the ninth. gets the final batter there and gets his first save by the way. giants beat the dodgers 5-4. they continue to torture us every time they win. >> fear the beard. >> nail by thers. >> that beard is getting fiercer every time you see it. today "people" magazine will reveal its list of the most beautiful people. >> you might remember last year julia roberts taking home the title. then in 2009 it was christina applegate. kate hudson before that in 2008. >> and this year's winner is... there you go. jennifer lopez. there is the cover shot right there. "american idol" might have something to do with that, don't you think? >> wow. >> fabulous shot. >> she is a beautiful woman. >> mother of twins, right. >> yes. marc anthony her husband. and erica hill is going to talk about that a little bit coming up -- >> erica hill could be on that list. >> she was on the list a couple of months ago. we'll talk to her about that.
>> number 36 i think back in 2006 something like. >> we have learned frank's celebrity crush. jennifer -- >> i think we learned during the commercial break. >> the girl next door look. >> i would have a cup of coffee with her any day of the week but i can't complain, look where i'm sitting. [ laughter ] >> kristy, save me. >> jennifer, i haven't met her yet. >> call me. >> if you are going to come and visit us, jennifer, today, bring your umbrella. you are going to see sprinkles. they are already starting to see sprinkles on hi-def doppler down into san mateo coast, and up to the north, as well. we'll start to see showers pick up at lunch. the extended forecast shows drying out tomorrow. slight chance of showers on sunday. we'll see some temperatures in the low 70s. and the given your workweek is shaping up nicely, as well.
we'll take a look at a picture sent in by a viewer. this is a heart. i don't know if you can make that out in the tree branches. kind of a third of the way from the left. cute shot. some sunshine. that's actually the second heart photo that we have gotten from a viewer of tree branches. strange phenomenal here in the bay area. if you have a great picture, send it to us at mypix at cbssf.com. >> frank's special message for jennifer garner. >> elizabeth who would you like to have coffee with? >> i have already admitted this on the air once before. fred savage. [ laughter ] >> oh!! >> really? >> the wonder years. >> should i be admitting this? i loved him for years. yeah. when i was at cal, he was at stanford and i saw him at the big game once and i saw him across the stadium. [ laughter ] >> he was a little kid with a jets jacket on. >> no, he's a man now, frank.
>> apparently. ... >> do tell. let's talk about traffic. >> anyone who knows fred -- >> no, he is very married and very with child right now, two, in fact. >> you know all that. >> i know this, yes. i know this from my tiger beat days all the way up until now. [ laughter ] >> okay. let's go out towards the carquinez bridge. eastbound 80 just past the toll plaza. actually midspan, we have this accident and we are not sure about lanes blocked. it sounds like everything is already off to the shoulder. we are not seeing any delay. westbound or eastbound 80. and to the south bay we go now, also getting word of this vehicle fire. northbound 101 approaching mckee. sounds like chp and fire crews both on scene and at the bay bridge, you're good to go and your marin county commute looks great as well. that's your traffic. back to you. >> thank you. >> fred savage? >> yes. >> we'll ask kristy in the next hour just a moment yeah. >> he's sweet. and he has a sweet personality. >> we can do better. >> yeah. sorry. [ laughter ] coming up in the next half
hour, we continue with news now. the investigation into a murder suspect linked to crimes here in the bay area. we'll tell you how the arrest could solve cases all the way to new york. >> yes. and protecting pets. one man's plan to make it harder for animal abusers to hide whatever they have done. that and much more coming up. and speaking of saving pets, three birds made it out of a house fire last night after the home owner tried to put out the fire himself with a garden hose. we'll let you know what happened here and the challenges firefighters came across coming up. and huge protests planned statewide at all the state university campuses here in california. i'm kiet do with a live report coming up. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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