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keep up the search because they have not given up hope. >> the hope still alive this morning for seven northern california boaters missing at sea. the long excruciating wait for the bay area families. plus a murder is a call to action. how bay area police are now joining forces to crack down on gang violence. good morning, it is wednesday, july 6. i'm anne makovec. thanks for joining us. >> grace has the morning off. i'm frank mallicoat. time now, just turned 5:00. and it was a little cold this morning. we live in the same neck of the woods. >> a little chillier than we have seen it recently but, you know, relatively speaking. >> the big cooldown. >> not too cold. >> the cooldown has begun but it's relative. it will be cooler in spots. still hot in the valleys. 90s there. 70s in between in oakland and san francisco. only 60s at the coastline. we'll have more on that coming up. first let's check traffic with elizabeth. >> thanks, lawrence. pleasanton near the dublin interchange, westbound 580 so
far so good. a little crowded as you approach the dublin interchange. but only about a 15-minute drive right now out of the altamont pass. we'll have more traffic in a bit. in the meantime, back to you guys. >> search teams will be back at work this morning trying to find seven northern california men missing from the sunken fishing boat. many are from the bay area. the boat went down during a sudden storm early sunday morning in mexico's sea of cortez south of san felipe. kristy seifkin is keeping track. search off of the baja, california, coast. kristy, any word? >> reporter: you know, they continued the search all at a yesterday and by the end of the day unfortunately all they found what more debris but the good news is that conditions are still favorable. those waters are calm. conditions are warmth so there is still hope that the missing individuals snail be alismas we followed up with the u.s. coast guard who has continued to search for those individuals we have found out the identity of that one deceased passenger that is 65-year-old leslie yee a former employee of the "san
francisco chronicle." this was his first fishing trip to baja after nearly 37 years with the newspaper. >> he was my best friend. he actually successfully guided me, you know, into being a mature adult while maintaining a best friendship. >> of the seven men still missing, four are pictured here. russell bautista who is from penngrove, donald lee from san ramon, gene liong from dublin and albert mien. we spoke with gene's family and they said he is a survivor and they still have hope that the 69-year-old will return alive. >> me and him were supposed to go together. and now so i offered to go for
father's day and he went. >> reporter: leong said his father earn a purple heart in vietnam. gene loves fishing and was taking this trip to baja for the first time. now, yesterday the u.s. coast guard had sent a helicopter to assist the navy in the search. that plane returned and a second plane was sent from sacramento down to mexico to continue with that search today. and once again, those favorable conditions in terms of 80- degree temperature water, calm waters, still give us hope that the missing individuals may still be arrive. >> thank you, kristy seifkin live in the newsroom. several families here in the bay area have received phone calls with good news from their loved ones saying they made it and they're okay. among the survivors are two men from novato. a wife has been waiting by the telephone. >> he has assured me that the other face are fine but they
are just worried about russ. like we all are, all us wives r i can't imagine being in her position right now. >> that would be russ bautista from penngrove. he is one of the seven men who are still missing this morning. we will continue to monitor the search and keep the latest updates posted at cbssf.com. police are waiting to notify family they say before releasing the identity of the man killed by bart officers. according to the police chief cameras caught a partial view of sunday night's incident. part says the man shot on the civic center platform was apparently drunk and aggressive while carrying a broken bottle and knife. one of two officers initially on the scene what carrying a taser but didn't use it. starting monday, all bart police officers will be required to carry tasers. in oakland, the chief of police plans to announce upcoming changes to his department. anthony batts is going to hold a news conference to discuss a
reorganization to enhance public service. under the budget, the city will rehire 22 of the 80 police officers it laid off last year. law enforcement leaders from across the bay area are gathering this morning hoping to hold two gangs responsible for the shooting death of a baby. anser hassan joins us from east palo alto where the meeting will take place. this is a case that has really involved a lot of people emotionally. we're dealing with a 3-month- old baby. >> reporter: it has involved a lot of people. and more people will be involved. east palo alto police are sending what they are calling a clear and strong message to both the nortenos and serenos gangs that both groups will be responsible for the killing of that 3-month-old back in june. the city says they are making it a top priority to shut them down. today east palo alto police is inviting federal, state and local law enforcement officials to a day long conference. they hope to gather and share
intelligence to come up with a plan to target the groups and help gang members who want to get out. the city has been working for years to target these two groups. but the killing of the 3-month- old izack garcia has prompted the latest operation. the morning of june 5, a gunman from the norteno gang opened fire on the 3-month-old and his parents killing the 3-month- old. he thought that they were members of the opposite gang. and the police arrested a 17- year-old for the murder. jeff liu said last month that both groups will be responsible for this killing. >> police department and the community have spoken out and said that the quote, unquote collateral damage of a 3-month- old baby getting killed because of this back and forth battle between the nortenos ander is rain yoes is totally -- and serenos is totally unacceptable. >> reporter: these groups have been operated for years in the
city and are structured. so the print says if one of these members -- so the police department says if one of these members does something wrong, both groups will be responsible for whatever action is taken. these are some of the issues that will be discussed today at this conference. >> all right. anser hassan, east palo alto, thank you. after a couple of days of being in the 100s, i think we're out of the woods. fog at the coast. i just did weather. >> thank you very much, frank. back to you guys. >> he has some science and stuff to talk about. >> back me up, big guy. >> it's interesting. that fog starts to sweep in on the coast with the sea breeze. it will take time to cool things down in the valleys. the fog more prevalent at the coast today. it's fairly well compressed near the surface. how's that for science? we're down there at the deck. mild inland warmer than yesterday at this time into the 60s. by the afternoon it should be
cooler. highs mainly into the 90s. no 10s to be found and 60s -- no 100s to be found and 60s at the coast. next few days temperatures coming down toward the weekend. trough moving in meaning more low clouds and fog in your direction. that's a look at weather. let's check on traffic with elizabeth. >> thank you. los altos hills 280 spinout blocking the left lane so one car involved and not seeing huge delays still obviously very early northbound 280 at alpine road right before that exit. so we'll watch that right now just one lane blocked. so no need for alternates. the rest of the south bay looks great. coming out of downtown san jose light so far this morning northbound 280. still on going roadwork should be wrapping up closer to 6:00. both directions of 880 between 280 and old bayshore highway, again, watch out for various lanes blocked for the next hour.
the bay bridge cruising into san francisco. lower deck roadwork should be wrapping up by 6:00. back to you. >> thank you. the fight for equal rights making its way into the classroom. the controversial curriculum bill headed to the governor's desk today. >> plus the verdict everyone is talking about. casey anthony acquitted of murder. why she could soon be a free woman even as soon as tomorrow. >> and a rare picasso painting somewhere in the streets of san francisco right now. how a thief just walked in and ripped it off in broad daylight coming up. ,,,,,,,,,, ,,,,
of murdering her 2-year-old daughter caylee but she was found guilty for lying to the police. the jury did not speak afterwards. but one alternate national did. >> alternate did. >> defense attorney: i'm ecstatic for her and i want her to be able to grieve and grow and somehow get her life back together. >> that was one of anthony's defense attorneys you just heard from. anthony is going to be sentenced tomorrow. she faces up to four years in prison. but since she has already been in jail for three years, she could walk free. jury selection begins today in the case against baseball legend roger clemens. similar to what we saw go on with barry bonds, he is accused of lying to congress about using steroids during his 2 3- year career. that trial is expected to last four to six weeks. 5:12. san francisco police are on the hunt for a man who stole a very valuable picasso drawing right
off the art gallery wall. the drawing was taken from the weinstein gallery yesterday. a man walked in and grabbed it and jumped into a taxi. the gallery says the one-of-a- kind drawing is worth hundreds of thousands of dollars but the thief may have a very tough time selling it. it's small so i guess it was easy. >> about the size of a piece of paper they say. >> off went. >> he is going to have trouble selling it though. so hopefully somebody will find its way back to the gallery. >> find it. 5:13. facebook just hours away from making its awesome announcement. we are going to break down what it could be. >> plus heads up how three giants fans are doing this morning after being struck by a flying bat. it's a video that just makes you cringe. we'll have it coming up. if you are traveling, you
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still missing from the fishing boat that sank in mexico sunday morning. it's 5:17. let's get you caught up on some of the top stories on this wednesday. 7 northern california men are still missing from that fishing boat that sank in mexico sunday morning. the search resumes this morning. law enforcement leaders will meet to hold two gangs accountable for the shooting death of an infant death in palo alto last month. tomorrow president obama will meet with congress to discuss raising the nation's debt limit. the u.s. will default on its bills on august 2 if they don't raise the debt ceiling. weather around the bay area starting to look cooler at least in spots. the fog and low clouds moving in along the coastline, thick there. watch out for dense fog on highway 1, 280 thick, even patchy fog making its way
inside the bay. mild in th valleys. cooler in the afternoon. 90s, hot inland. 80s elsewhere. 60s and 70s around the bay. coastline 60s and patchy fog. looks like more fog becoming well defined at the beaches here. a little subtropical moisture working in toward the bay area a couple of passing clouds and that's about it. but a slow cooling trend is in effect as high pressure begins to make its way out of town. this area of low pressure and the whole trough going to swing in toward the coastline so cooler weather on the way and that means more low clouds and fog in the coming days. still it will be hot in spots. 90 degrees in san jose today. about 92 morgan hill. about 86 in palo alto. you have 60s at the coastline with the patchy fog. inland valleys still boy it's going to be hot. 97 degrees in brentwood. 96 in livermore. 96 in antioch. so you get get. those temperatures still cooking in areas inland.
95 fairfield. looking out over the next few days, high pressure moving out. the trough slides in meaning more low clouds and fog. temperatures much cooler on the weekend. cooler next week, as well. that's a look at weather. let's check on traffic with elizabeth. >> thank you. live to the south bay 101 traffic cruising past the mckee exit. headlights northbound. nice ride in either direction. we have cameras all over the bay area this morning. we have another camera this time near the airport in san bruno so 101 is cruising here as well and, of course, check us out on twitter. you can see it there at the bottom of your screen at cbs 5 traffic so if you see a hotspot let us know. an accident earlier northbound 280 at alpine road. los altos hills. we understand a tow crew just got on scene. this is a solo spinout not
causing any delays. speeds okay past the scene but minor slowing there likely some looky-loo traffic because tow crews and chp both on scene now. fog also an issue this morning. lawrence touched on this. so yeah, watch out for foggy conditions on 1 portions of pacifica, daly city pretty foggy as well as the golden gate bridge. check out our camera. this is on the san francisco side of the span right there before you reach the toll plaza. hard to see traffic this morning. instead we have this weird ghostly effect by the street lights out there but yeah, watch out for some low visibility really this morning in north- and southbound 101. i'm waiting to see a headlight or two but we can't see much for this time of the morning and mass transit is on time. bart in fact has 38 trains all on time. ace train off to a great start number one. bart, ace, muni metro and caltrain all on time. remember kcbs, our radio partners, at 740-am and 106.9- fm. that is your traffic and
weather. back to you. >> thank you. a bill that would require gay curriculum in california schools is on the way to the governor right now. democratic state assembly members passed the law yesterday on a party line vote. it would add gay, bisexual and transgender people to the list of groups that must be included in social studies. it also includes various ethnic minorities and disabled people. the law allows school boards though to decide how to implement the lesson plans. governor brown has 12 days to sign or veto that measure. get ready to see your friends up close on facebook today. >> i think we see enough of our friends already but you're going to see them really close. last week the ceo said the company will launch something awesome. rumor has it the website will launch an in-browser video chatting feature powered by skype. cool. tech gurus also speculate could be a streaming music service for an app for apple's ipad. zuckerberg will make the awesome announcement at 10:00
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>> one woman was hospitalized with a head injury. >> sandoval loses his bat. >> by the way -- >> oh, the giants slugger lost a bat in the 1st inning last night. it went sailing towards fans above the padres dugout as you just saw. one man was hit around the eyebrow, a second hit in the ship and the woman hit in the head, taken to the hospital to get checked out and is expected to be okay. >> it's amazing it doesn't happen more often with the baseballs flying and the bats flying. they will be okay. a legendary pet shop in san jose in danger of closing again. >> it is. andy's pet shop was already forced to move from its long time home on the alameda. new location on notre dame avenue downtown is not as visible. they made news recently for
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and i'm anne makovec. time is 5-- hard to sleep with hot weather f may be on the good morning. it's wednesday, july 6. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm anne makovec. thanks for joining us this morning. 5:30. we're hoping that your wednesday is off to a good start. it's been a weird week with monday being a holiday. >> it was chilly this morning but it's going it be a nice day right, lawrence? >> yeah. should be a great day weather- wise. we are going to watch cooler temperatures at the coast. not as hot inland but we'll still see some 90s in the valleys. more on that coming up. that's a look at weather. let's check on traffic with elizabeth. >> los altos hills we are still dealing with this solo spinout accident. an ambulance may be heading to the scene for possible injuries. northbound 280 approaching alpine road, we'll have more traffic updates on this coming up. plus tell you what's going on in terms of the fog causing an issue on the roads as well this
morning. back to you. >> thank you. fears the search continues this morning for -- the search continues this morning for seven missing fishermen in the sunken boat in the baja. it went down early sunday morning in the mexico sea of cortez south of san felipe. kristy seifkin in the newsroom keeping track of the search off the baja, california, coast where one fisherman is known to have died but there is still hope for the others, kristy? >> reporter: definitely especially with the favorable conditions weather-wise. really warm waters, 70 to 80 degrees, calm water, warm conditions overall. and that means that those missing people still could be alive. the identity of the one deceased passenger is confirmed, 6 a-year-old leslie yee a -- 65-year-old leslie yee a former employee of the "san francisco chronicle." this was his first fishing trip to baja after nearly 37 years with the newspaper. >> initially he didn't want to go. but a bunch of his friend from high school, about 12 to 17 of them, all decided to go and
they usually always go every year. and they would constantly bug him about going. and he never just could find the time to do so. but finally now that he is retired from the "chronicle" and he has all this free time for himself, he figured, why not? >> reporter: russell boo tease sta, don lee,. >> he leong, albert mien were very close friends, still missing. russell >> we paddled with our hands. we saw the little icebox, the little ice chest. used that for a paddle. got someone to paddle using hands to paddle all the way to shore. but we're in water over 1 hours. >> now, gary wong and his three
brothers, craig, glen and brian were all avid fishermen. their other brother brian is still missing. yesterday the coast guard sent down a c-130 airplane from sacramento to mexico to assist the navy in their search. that plane returned but another airplane is on the way right now down to mexico to continue that search and as i said, conditions are still favorable. we are hopeful that those missing men may still be alive. >> the ship i know is in 200 feet of water. are they doing anything to get down there? >> reporter: there are report that scuba divers have been enlisted to see if they can find evidence but we haven't had any updates. by the end of the day yesterday, the aerial search and the scuba search had just revealed more debris is thank you, kristy seifkin live in the newsroom. thank you. we'll continue to follow the search and keep the latest
updates on our website, cbssf.com. law enforcement leaders from the bay area are meeting today following the shooting death of a baby. anser hassan joins us live from east palo alto where that meeting will take place. anser, it looks like this is a war against gangs. >> reporter: that's right. and the city of palo alto is being very thorough about this. the tee of east palo alto police department is calling on state, federal and local law enforcements to help them crack down and shut down gang activity in their city. owe today they are holding a day long conference to help police come up with a plan to help shut down these gangs. east palo alto pd has been targeting the norteno and sereno gangs for years. the let's effort was prompted by the june -- the latest evident was prompted by the june 5 shooting of a 3-month- old baby. the family was mistaken for a sereno gang member and allegedly shot by a known norteno gang member.
acting police captain jeff liu says these are very structured groups. so speaking last month he said he wants to send a clear strong message that even if one gang member does wrong, both groups will be held responsible. >> the police department and the community have spoken out and said that the collateral damage of a 3-month-old baby getting killed because of this back and forth battle between the nortenos and serenos is totally unacceptable. >> reporter: over 100 law enforcement officials are invited today as conference members from homeland security, department of justice and the irs. the city wants the irs to look into alleged tax evasion problems by both gang members. so obviously a thorough effort by the city of east palo alto at their conference that will start later on today. >> it sounds like they are using a lot of tools that were already available to them but they have a renewed vigor
behind it? >> reporter: absolutely. it sounds like, you know, in speaking with community members and others that the gang violence is really out of control and i think the killing of a 3-month-old -- how can you mistake a 3-month-old baby as a gang member? these types of activities are really pushing the buttons of a lot of residents saying enough is enough and we need something done. >> thanks. police have identified the man shot and killed by bart officers but they are not telling us yet. they are waiting to contact his family before releasing his name. bart's deputy police chief said cameras did catch a partial rue of sun night's incident but they are not telling us what they saw. investigators say the man was drunk and being aggressive carrying a broken bottle and knife. one of two officers was carrying a taser but used the gun instead or his partner used
the gun instead. in oakland the police chief announcing upcoming changes. anthony batts will discuss a reorganization aimed at enhancing public service. under the city's budget, the city is going to rehire 22 of the 80 police officers laid off last year. let's get you caught up with traffic and weather. if you liked the last couple of days, you will like today more. >> yes. i think a little more comfortable around the bay area. out over the bay, patchy fog down below. here's subtropical moisture remnants of tropical storm arlene working into the bay area. the trend is towards cooler weather with a sea breeze. some of that is showing up with the fog. out at the coast, it is hugging the coast. it is thick. still a strong ridge of high pressure overhead so it's compressing it right down to the surface. temperatures going to start to col down but slow cooling around the bay area. 99 yesterday in concord. about 9 4 today.
90 san jose. temperatures coming down but still hot inland. that's a look at weather. let's check on traffic with elizabeth. >> thank you. and we are going out to oakland because we are getting word of a new accident coming in. sounds hike it's in the northbound lanes of 280 approaching 23rd. getting word that two big ris and truck recovered. they have two lanes blocked. we have not even any slowing. this is just coming in on our chp reports. northbound 880 approaching 23rd avenue. sounds like two lanes are block. so expect some extra heavy traffic through there. better news now for 280 approaching alpine road. this accident was cleared in the los altos hills. tow crew just left. the benicia bridge, traffic looks great on 680. back to you. >> thank you. a new id program in richmond is sparking a debate over access and benefits for i will heel immigrants. the city council approved the program yesterday.
people who have lived in town for 15 days in the last month are eligible for one of these id cards. it would give them access to a number of services from public transportation to libraries. supporters say that people who get these cards can then open bank accounts with them. but critics say the id encourages illegal immigration. 5:39 now. this morning san francisco pd, they are hoping to find the person who swiped a mighty pricy art piece. the thief walked into the weinstein gallery on union square and stole a sketch by pablo picasso off the wall. his 1965 work "tete de femme" also about the size of a piece of paper. very small. but it's worth about $200,000. the gallery says it will and may be difficult to sell. but they hope the suspect didn't destroy it. new information emerging about a missing cyclist from berkeley, loved ones telling the "oakland tribune" that anthony michael martin had been fasting and may have weakened his physical strength and even
impaired his judgment with that fast. he went missing on saturday after riding his bike near the oakland hills. martin was riding a fluorescent fresno and white road bike. anyone with any information, call the berkeley police. oakland radio preacher harold camping is going into rehab after suffering a stroke in june. his daughter confirms he recently moved to a nursing home to continue his recovery. it's not clear the 89-year-old will return to his radio shot. he now predicts the end of the world on october 21. so far he is 0 for 2. 20 minutes before 6:00 now. and if you have questions for the president, we have some information for you. we'll tell you about a town hall he is hosting today on twitter. >> the family knows a lot more than what they're -- than what came out at the trial.
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earthquake struck south of a little bit of shaking south of the bay area overnight. an earthquake struck hollister this morning. within five minutes there were two more quakes. they were felt in the central coast area but no damage was done. it looks like a bank of fog rolling through the golden gate but it wasn't fog that blew across phoenix. it was a dust storm. 50 miles wide, 6miles an hour. the visibility was so bad that the faa stopped flights from heading to phoenix. much better in our neck of the woods though. we may have a little fog but a lot of sunshine, right,
lawrence? >> yeah, nothing like that. it looks like temperatures will get more comfortable outside. you can see a couple of patches of fog working their way across san francisco now and also in the distance, some subtropical moisture. high pressure weakening slowly. hot inland. these temperatures still very mild in spots into the 60s some spots inland, patchy fog in the bay into the 50s and dense fog out at the coast. by the afternoon, sunshine, warm to hot inhand, 90s in the warmest reaches of the bay area. hot inland. 60s and 70s in the bay. 80s and 90s towards the santa clara valley. you get the idea anywhere away from the coastline still toasty. sea breeze will cool down the temperatures. but a slow cooling trend in effect over the next couple days. temperatures take a tumble on the weekend. still hooking at 90 and sunny
in san jose today. 86 in fremont. 63 degrees in pacifica. 28 in san mateo. east bay numbers well into the 90s in places like brentwood and antioch and even into livermore but much cooler into oakland and alameda into the mid-70s very comfortable there. for the coast temperatures into the 60s inland though 80s and even some 90s in toward fairfield and benicia. next couple of days, those temperatures shoal cooling around the bay area. much cooler as we look toward this next weekend. in fact, i think temperatures probably below normal toward next week, too. all right. let check traffic with elizabeth. >> thank you, lawrence. and back out to oakland, we are following what sounds like a bad accident involving a pickup truck and a big rig. northbound 880 approaching 23rd avenue. the chp is telling us they have two lanes blocked off through the stretch so expect extra slow traffic. our sensors have not picked up any major slowing yet but obviously there is some activity right there approaching the 23rd. now, our close camera is near
the coliseum. you can see that everything is flowing fine all the way up past the coliseum towards high street. southbound traffic getting by fine, as well. but that accident is to the chloride to the shoulder soon, there will likely -- if that accident is not cleared to the shoulder soon, there likely be delays for a while. the golden gate bridge, the fog is obvious causing an issue across the deck this morning. visibility will be reduced for your morning commute. no slowing up the incline. lower tech traffic looks good into oakland -- lower deck traffic looks good know oakland. they should be wrapping up lower deck roadwork. various lanes blocked until 6:00 approaching treasure island. fog also an issue this morning
highway 1 through portions of pacifica and daly city. mass transit by the way everything remains on time. remember kcbs, our radio partners, at 740-am and 106.9- fm. >> that is your traffic and weather. back to you. >> thank you. searchers trying to find seven fishermen from northern california missing since their boat sank off the baja, california coast on sunday morning. law enforcement leaders from trout the bay area are meeting in a -- from throughout the bay area are meeting in a few hours hoping to hold two gangs accountable for the shooting death of an infant in east palo alto last month. today former reputed mob boss james "whitey" bulger is expected to enter a plea to 19 murder charges. his case is in federal court in boston. he was arrested in santa monica last month. 5:47. casey anthony could be a free woman as early as tomorrow. a jury of course acquitted the florida mom yesterday of murdering her 2-year-old daughter caylee but found her
guilty about lying to the police. the jury didn't speak afterwards but one of the alternates did. >> i'm pretty sure i can say this for all 17 of us. this was some type of horrific accident. the family knows a lot more than what came out at the trial but they didn't prove that there was a murder. >> anthony will be sentenced tomorrow. she faces up to four years in prison but legal experts say it will probably be much less with time already served nearly three years in jail. one of the prosecutors in the case plans to retire this week. that is jeff ashton there. he spent more than 30 years doing his job. he was one of the first to use dna evidence in a court case. the 53-year-old did not speak to the media following yesterday's verdict. president obama is going to meet with congressional leaders tomorrow to discuss raising the nation's debt limit. he said there is progress but more work needs to be done. if conk doesn't raise the ceiling by august 2 -- if
coming doesn't raise the ceiling by august 2, the u.s. will -- if congress doesn't raise the ceiling by august 2 the u.s. will default on its bills. president obama is hosting a town hall meeting via at which time they are morning. the event focuses on jobs and the economy. he will give verbal answers in front of a live audience at the white house. and get ready to see your friends close up on facebook if the rumors are true. we'll find out today. the website may launch an in- browser video chatting feature powered by skype. last week mark zuckerberg said the company will "launch something awesome." tech gurus say it could also be a music streaming service or an app for the i pat. we'll find out today. -- ipad. we'll find out today a baby born today could live to 150. imagine that. a scientist dedicated to longevity research says there's a 50/50 chance of gaining an
upper hand on diseases, the aging process caused by chem deterioration. critics say it's pseudoscience. >> would you want to? >> are you living as an able bodied reasonable person or are you just limping by? >> how old are you? >> a buc 30. i'm still driving. >> speaking of, it's somebody's birthday. >> i'm a third of my way through my years, i guess. >> happy birthday to frank mallicoat today. we won't ask you how old you are. >> i think i gave it away. i'm going to say 40. that's a good number. >> that's good. we'll take it. a scare at the giants baseball game. it's a video that has us going ew. how three fans were injured in the 1st inning. >> and the royal countdown is on. the extra security measures as well as kate and will will make their way to california this
he is accused of lying to congress about using steroids jury selection begins today in the case against baseball legend roger clemens. he is accused of lying to congress about using steroids during his 23-year career. the trial is expected to last four to six weeks. well, a slugger's bat goes flying and injures three fans during last night's giants game. one woman was hospitalized with head injuries. watch. >> oh, look out! sandoval loses his bat. >> well, the slugger as you heard was pablo sandoval. he lost his bat. that was the 1st inning last night. it went flying not stands right
above the padres dugout. one man hit above the eyebrow, second in the shin. the woman had to go to the hospital to get checked out. she is expected to be okay. hopefully he let her keep the bat and gave her a couple of souvenirs. scary situation, flyballs and foul balls flying all over the places. bats are scary. a decision expected in the next couple of hours on which city will hose the winter olympics in 2018. >> plenty of festivities today in durban, south africa where the international olympics committee will vote in two hours. the finalists will munich, germany, france and south korea. representatives from all three cities are making their last- minute pitches. and the royal countdown is on. >> in us two days, prince william and his wife catherine a arriving here in california. it's part of the first official north american trip as a married couple. they have been to canada. now they are heading to l.a. the royals are expected to stay at the british consul general's
home in hancock park for the weekend. >> we tried to get them up here to the bay area but -- >> they are coming for your birthdayra, it? >> i mean, that's why they're coming. >> come on, you guys. >> at least to be a guest on our show? >> we the two you aboard. >> yes. >> took a long time. you finally accepted our invitation. >> let's check traffic and weather. >> we have a lot of sunshine showing up around the bay area still a couple of clouds now, patchy fog at the coast. temperatures starting to cool. 60s at the coast. that slow cooling trend continuing over the next few days, much cooler on the weekend with temperatures hot only into the 80s. let's check traffic with elizabeth. >> we have two separate accidents now in oakland both on 880. the first one northbound 880 approaching high street. we have a slight location change. sounds like a couple of big
rigs were involved in this accident. chp is out there blocking two lanes. now, if you look closely you can see where it's bottlenecking there in the northbound lanes of 880 just north of the coliseum again near the high street exit. so we are starting to see backups now in the northbound lanes and another accident coming in southbound 880 approaching embarcadero. and we are told by some members of the kcbs phone force that traffic is stacking up beyond 980. we'll have more in the 6:00 hour. >> thank you. it is 5:56. in the next half hour, it's available to almost anyone including illegal immigrants. the controversial idea that was just approved in a bay area city. >> and a landmark history bill on the governor's desk this morning. how it can change the way students learn in the classroom. the search still continues for 7 missing men who are on that boat that capsized off the baja coast on sunday. we speak to family members with details about the search in a
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i have lived! also, we'll be passing a card around for carl. please sign it. ♪call 1-800-steemer. families of ers. now, we're h keep up the vigil. keep up the search because they have not given up hope. >> a long wait for the families of seven missing boaters. now we're hearing from the daughter of the first bay area victim. bay area law enforcement joining forces to find justice for a murdered baby. how investigators plan to hold two gangs accountable. good morning, everybody. it is wednesday, july 6. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm anne makovec. thanks for starting your wednesday hump day here with us. it is 6:00. and we are going to have a quick check