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at san jose leave in the foreground there or the background. [ laughter ] >> somewhere. >> in the background there. [ laughter ] >> we have a big story about levi's stadium coming up in a few minutes. good morning, it is friday, may 15. i'm michelle griego. >> we survived another week. you did, too. welcome aboard, folks. i'm frank mallicoat. hey, it's 4:30. let's get a little traffic and weather, the gang is all here. how are we doing? >> i forgot my lunch! it's going to be a really long day! [ laughter ] >> good morning. we have no rain in the forecast. okay, maybe an outside slim chance of a residual passing shower. overall we're going to be partly cloudy. we are now in the 40s and 50s. it is mild outside. later today 50s to just shy of 70. the full weekend forecast is coming up. good morning, liz. >> good morning, roberta. just your overnight roadwork out the door right now. if you are traveling westbound 580 out of pleasanton, it's between hacienda and foothill- san ramon scheduled to wrap up
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at 5:00 and in the westbound lanes of the san mateo bridge. more coming up. it's a saddened to the search for a u.s. marine helicopter in nepal. anne makovec joins us from the newsroom with the latest developments. >> reporter: nepal's defense secretary says the wreckage has been found along with three bodies. there is no word on the fate of the others on board. six u.s. marines and two nepalese army soldiers were on that helicopter on a mission to deliver aid to earthquake survivors. that chopper disappeared nearly three days ago. it had been delivering aid to victims in remote villages. the pilot had reported a fuel problem before it went down. that was among more than a dozen u.s. military aircraft helping nepal recover from the two major earthquakes. and there is a nepal native in the bay area who has been watching the developments very closely. at the same time, becoming a u.s. citizen. after ascending mount everest a half dozen climbs, this man who
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now lives in richmond reached a high point as he became a citizen this week. [ non-english language ] was sworn in at oakland's paramount theater where that naturalization ceremony was hold. the milestone came about six years after he immigrated to the u.s. to join relatives and escape the tense political landscape in his country in civil war. he was waiting to hear from his mother and brothers. >> i called him so many times. he didn't call me. they haven't called me yet. >> sherpa now works as a plumber. he has some of that video of him at his new job a big change from his past career as a guide in the himalayas and as a news reporter for nepal television. he says the change is worth it to gain american citizenship allowing him to travel more easily and to reunite with his wife who still lives in nepal. live in the newsroom, anne makovec, kpix 5. a flight from san francisco
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landed safely in l.a. after smoke in the cockpit. emergency vehicles trailed the united airlines jet as it taxied along the tarmac at l.a.x. last night. an airline spokesman says all 134 passengers who were on board at the time were unharmed. united is only saying that smoke was caused by some sort of mechanical problem on the plane. thursday was a day of wild weather in parts of the bay area. [ thunder ] >> thunder and lightning accompanied heavy rain and hail in the south and east base. an unusual spring weather system moved in yesterday afternoon but only in certain areas, leaving san francisco and the upper peninsula bright with sunshine. >> i'm waiting for my husband coming from emeryville. he said it was raining there. >> big boom, bright white light. >> lightning struck two buildings at stanford university. a man working with horses at an equestrian center lost his hearing temporarily because of a lightning bolt. to the east near mount diablo
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there were more than 20 lightning strikes in about an hour but it depended where you were, i guess. >> basically some got sunshine, some got thunder and lightning. >> i was doing the happy dance outside because that forecast could not have been more spot on with the thunderstorms in the eastern portion of the bay area. santa clara valley towards stanford. today, what a difference because all is calm. it's quiet outside. let's take a look at our live weather camera looking out this morning. we are out going to take a look at that camera but we are going to look at your temperatures now into the 40s and 50s. the winds are calm. there's your live camera i wanted to share with you because look at the embarcadero in blue and gold for the golden state warriors who will be tipping off tonight against the grizzlies. go warriors. we have that area of low pressure ejecting east going to bring some heavy rain and the possibility of severe weather in southern california today. keep that in mind if you are heading south for the weekend. temperatures today at the 50s
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at the seashore, partly cloudy skies, 60s to right about 70 in the santa clara valley. 71 degrees will common around morgan hill and gilroy. east of the bay numbers 60s and 70s. there's your forecast highs across the bay. that weekend forecast is minutes away. >> we have one more workday to go so if you are about to head off on your morning work it's just the overnight roadwork not much in the way of stalls or accidents and even the altamont pass commute so far looks okay. you can see it's all green. it's farther west in pleasanton where for a while overnight they only had one lane open. it is scheduled until 5:00 according to caltrans between hacienda and foothill/san ramon road so we are seeing a little bit of a delay on the sensors before you hit the dublin interchange. here's a look at the bay bridge toll plaza. all clear into san francisco. eastbound 80 approaching the center anchorage we have some lanes blocked overnight roadwork scheduled until 6:00. and the san mateo bridge is
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just the westbound lanes of highway 92 from clawiter in hayward to foster city boulevard. that is "kcbs traffic." back to you guys. newly released numbers point to the possibility that san jose police engage in racial profiling. the "mercury news" reports that in the first nine months of last year, blacks made up 18% of those who were detained during traffic stops even though they make up only 3% of the population. latinos came in second with 16%. and whites were at 9%. we asked the city's mayor why this problem keeps coming up. >> they are asking the question about race in policing in every big city in america today and in every big city as in san jose, we have to continue to look for ways to improve accountability. >> last night the assistant police chief joined leaders, students and the mayor to talk about racial bias. he said the department is bringing in an outside expert to analyze the data. police arrested a well-
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known east bay community leader for allegedly downloading child pornography. 52-year-old jeffrey casper was taken into custody on may 7. detectives say casper was downloading the illegal videos at his concord home. he is a former chairman of the greater concord chamber of commerce. he won a number of awards to city of concord business recognition awards. the state of california small business of the year for the 7th senate district. and et cetera a member of the rotary -- he is a member of the rotary club, as well. he is emceed the concord 4th of july parade for years as well as hosting other events in the bay area such as weddings and memorial services. vallejo police are investigating the murder of a teenager whose body was found on a trail near his high school. kenneth maxwell bush who went by max attended jesse bethel high school. police say they responded to reports of a shooting along ascot yesterday morning and found the victim near a trailhead. >> the only possible suspect was a white male with possibly
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long hair and white t-shirt fleeing somewhere on redwood street but we don't have further details other than that. >> friends and family gathered at the scene for a vigil last night. investigators say the motive for the killing is unknown. california a step closer to requiring vaccination for most schoolchildren in an effort to prevent spread of illness. yesterday state senate approved a measure which calls for almost all kindergartners entering schooling to vaccinated starting in the fall of next year. it would end exemptions for kids whose parents object because of personal belief. >> that would be a really effective way to ensure that we're protected against outbreaks of preventable diseases. >> in a compromise the bill would grandfather in 26,000 children whose parents have already claimed the exemption. the measure still needs approval from the state assembly before going to governor brown. california's coffers are flush with extra money and the
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governor is revising the state budget. the state has an additional $6 billion in revenue. the adjusted numbers means 2.2 billion for drought relief, $62 million to fight wildfires, and a $380 million earned income tax credit for the state's working poor. it's also an important bill to avoid tuition hikes at the uc campuses. the system will get a $120 million increase plus the governor has agreed that the state will pitch in $436 million to uc's underfunded pension. part of a compromise that means in-state undergraduates tuition at the 10uc campuses will remain flat for at least the next two years. the king of the blues is gone. legendary musician b.b. king died last night at his home in las vegas. danielle nottingham reports. reporter: he was the last of the legendary blues men from
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the mississippi delta. ♪[ music ]♪ ♪ the thrill is gone away ♪ >> reporter: riley b king the son of share coppers was born on a cot ton plantation. he hitchhiked to memphis in his 20s and earned the nickname of blues boy or bb. here's how he described the blues in an interview. >> it's good for me when i'm feeling bad and good for me when i'm feeling good. it's kind of like religious music is to a lot of people. >> reporter: king influenced generations of rock stars including eric clapton. they even did a song together called riding with the king. ♪[ music ]♪ king also teamed up with youtube for a band documentary rattedle and hum. ♪[ music ]♪ >> reporter: the 15-time grammy winner had an audience with the pope and in 2012 performed at a
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white house conference for president obama. king was married twice but the enduring love of his life was lucille, that's what he called his first guitar and every one he picked up since. >> this is lucille the 15th. i just woke her up. >> reporter: king had type 2 diabetes later in life but still performed hundreds of concerts a year and continued to tour into his late 80s. he was also a licensed pilot who stopped flying around the age of 70. ♪[ music ]♪ >> reporter: king always let his fingers do the flying and lived up to his nickname, the king of the blues. danielle nottingham, cbs news. ♪[ music ]♪ >> the i saw him with >> his last grammy was in 2009 in the traditional blues item category for one kind favor. b.b. king was 89. time now is 4:41. they sailed off to paradise and
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one of the people killed in the philadelphia amtrak derailments lived in the bay area. 55-year-old abid gilani was an executive with wells fargo. he had been commuting from new york to walnut creek on weekends to spend time with his family. the number of confirmed tests from the wreck on tuesday is 8 after a dog found another body yesterday in a mangled railcar. meanwhile, a lawyer for the train's engineer says his client cannot recall the crash and was not using his phone. engineer brandon bostian reportedly had a concussion in the crash and required 14 staples in his head. >> he's very distraught. he's very upset. i don't think there's any foul play or anything like that. he was never one to do drugs.
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there's got to be something else. >> federal investigators have determined the northeast corridor train was going 106 miles an hour before it ran off the rails along a big curve. they still don't know why the train was going so fast there. it is 4:45 now. a woman says she had to move out of her own home because some strangers refused to leave. how could this happen? len ramirez explains in a story you will see only on 5. >> reporter: she can no longer take comfort in being home. she says the couple she rend her back master bedroom to on "airbnb" stopped paying weeks ago and refused to leave. >> it's like watching burglars in your house waiting for them to pick up the next item. >> reporter: she installed several surveillance cameras during what's become a three- week standoff. she hired a lawyer and the cameras rolled when she curved the couple ee -- when she served the couple eviction pages which had no effect. the couple is holed up living rent-free in a long process.
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>> you can't put somebody on the streets. maybe you could in the past you could get a leg breaker but you can't do that. tenants and borders have rights. >> reporter: the home mysteriously developed a sewage problem duringtheir stay that was so bad plumbers shut off the water. the landlord moved in with friends and offered to pay the couple for a motel but they refused. she said her biggest mistakes were not better background checks and allowing them to pay cash off the "airbnb" platform after their first payment. >> whenever an "airbnb" transaction ends, it doesn't mean that the person is actually going to leave and it doesn't mean in this state that they have to leave. >> reporter: the couple is still living in the house tonight. sandhu is offering to pay them $1,750 to get out. she says it goes against her principles but she just wants her house back. in watsonville, len ramirez, kpix 5. >> "airbnb" said in a statement, this was not an "airbnb" reservation.
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reservations through us include the protection of $1 million host guarantee insurance. norovirus broke out on another cruise one this one heading for san francisco. the crew of the star princess was wiping down decks when the ship returned here from the two- week hawaiian cruise yesterday. it wasn't a dream vacation though the passengers had planned on. >> they stopped letting us get our own food in the buffet lines and they served us everything. even the packets of splenda for coffee. >> 138 of the ship's 2500 passengers got sick along with 18 crew members. this is the fifth time this has happened at a u.s. port just this year. last night, the ship set sail for canada, a couple of hours late. i have been on a couple of cruises. they are so much fun. but lately i'm not sure i would want to go on one. >> everybody is getting sick. >> right. and pretty rough seas out there, too, as far as today is concerned. southern california is going to
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get hammered by the area of low pressure that brought us over a half inch of rain in the east bay yesterday. even mountain view with over half inch of rain. guess what carla duke saw yesterday as the sun began to set right here in san francisco. you can see a rainbow. carla, thank you for sending that in. thanks for reminding me this morning as you walk into our studios, carla works here at kpix 5. good morning, rise and shine. there you have the embarcadero. oh, boy look at that. look at the blue and the gold for our warriors that play memphis tonight. 50s and 40s out the door right now. 48 degrees in santa rosa. we have that area of low pressure the core still off the point conception location at this particular time and look at all the precipitation moving into the south. be mindful of that in southern california today very wet. we are drying out. we are on the back side of this area of low pressure so we have to still put that chance of a residual shower in the forecast but for the most part we are just dry. partly cloudy skies. rain, this is an area of low pressure where we're hoping to move into the bay area on
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monday. it's going to stay well to the north of our area. this is futurecast. you can plan your day out. and you'll notice we have a little green on the screen right there near morgan hill at lunch hour. again, that's why we have to keep that chance of a shower in the forecast. and then this gets interesting as we pass our friday. we see the return of the onshore flow along the coast and pick up some drizzle associated with the deep marine layer. temperatures across the bay area today 50s and 60s just shy of 70 degrees. here's your extended forecast. a dry weekend and a pretty benign weather pattern. >> let's head out the door the we'll show you some areas of overnight roadwork. pretty much all that's going on right now. we just spotted the zipper crews. they were heading northbound trying to get the extra lane open in the southbound direction. so right on schedule usually between 4:30 and 5:00 they open the extra lane. here's a live look at the bay
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bridge toll plaza. all the approaches are fine. everything looks clear in all lanes. eastbound 80 there is a little bit of overnight roadwork approaching the center anchorage. san mateo bridge westbound side has overnight roadwork right now. it is scheduled until at least 5:00. from clawiter to foster city, no delay. it is fine in both directions. if you are hitting the richmond/san rafael represent a little bridge roundup, everything is looking good right now only one car heading into marin county. that's your latest "kcbs traffic." back to you guys. >> all right. thank you, elizabeth. city of santa clara said no thanks to a $3 million donation from the 49ers. the team says they offered the money as a goodwill gesture to fix up youth athletic facilities. the city saw it differently. there are three soccer fields next to levi's stadium and the 49ers want to use them for parking. that created an uproar with people saying the 9ers got their big new stadium, so let's
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let the kids have their fields. >> it's just the timing is wrong. this is right in the middle of negotiations. you don't offer an additional check. >> 49ers say they are disappointed the city rejected that donation. tonight the warriors will try to close out their series against the grizzlies in memphis. if they win, they will move on to the western conference finals and play the clippers on the rockets. in game 5 on wednesday, the warriors beat memphis by 20 points. the grizzlies' star defensive player tony allen was out with a sore hamstring and watched his team lose from the bench. no word if he will play tonight. tip-off for game 6 at 6:30. so it's friday night. >> i was going to say the best part about this, i can stay up an actually watch the game. >> no nap before. >> roberta stays up anyway. she goes to bed at midnight. she is dracula. unbelievable. [ laughter ] >> keeping our fingers crossed for a good game. 4:51. it's an iconic bay area
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building and now a new honor has san
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there's never been a better time to rethink your hep c because people like you may benefit from scientific advances that could help cure your hep c. visit or call a hep c educator to help prepare you for a conversation with your hep c specialist. good morning. welcome to friday. it's 4:54. take a look at your television screen. 9 degrees. 9 degrees below average in concord today at 67 degrees! partly cloudy along the coast in the 50s. we'll have some sunshine along the peninsula and the santa clara valley approaching nearly 70 degrees. good morning, danville! your high temperature will be 68 degrees. upper 60s in antioch, brentwood and tracy. stinson beach today in the mid- 50s. santa rosa topping off near 70 degrees. meanwhile, to the north, we have 73 degrees in windsor. and taking a check of the roads out of the east bay, you
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know, they may have just cleared that overnight roadwork. it was scheduled until about 5:00 but we are no longer seeing a delay in pleasanton between hacienda and foothill. one person recovering this morning after a bizarre two-car accident in san francisco. a dislodged manhole cover is blamed. a driver hit the open hole at ninth and kirkham yesterday and rear-ended a parked car. construction crew had moved the cover to do some paving. san jose police say a tip led them to arrest a second teenaged suspect in connection with a home invasion in the city's evergreen area. the 16 yearly was arrested yesterday. -- the 16-year-old was arrested yesterday six days after the crime, recorded by surveillance video. investigators say the intruders were armed with knives and tried to attack two women hiding with a baby in an upstairs room. but they ran off when they heard the women calling police. leave your drone at home. that's the message aviation
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officials are trying to spread after another drone was caught flying too close to the white house yesterday. it was about a block from the white house when secret service agents arrested the man flying it. white house was locked down for an hour to ensure safety. it's not clear why the man was flying the drone. this is the second time in five months a drone was caught flying too close to the white house. san francisco's city hall is now platinum. certified leeds platinum. that makes it the oldest building in the country with the ecofriendly rating. leed stands for leadership in energy and environmental design. water efficiency upgrades alone are projected to save 825,000 gallons of water a year. the head of the epa put the rating in perspective. >> because this building right here is more energy-efficient than 90% of similar buildings across the country. so it is just amazing.
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>> the s fpuc was a main contributory the retrofit. so far they have retrofitted hundreds of city buildings. the race for the seat of barbara boxer is in full swing. loretta sanchez announced she is running currently in the tenth house term. she represents a district in orange county. sanchez and attorney general kamala harris are the two democrats running in the race so far. on the republican side, tom del beccaro and assemblyman rocky chavez. it is 4:57. a bay area police department clears a major hurdle to outfit its officers with body cameras. >> and searchers find the wreckage of the u.s. marine chopper that disappeared in nepal this week. plus the bay area man still waits to hear fr
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good morning, everyone. it's friday, may 15. i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. the search for the u.s. marine helicopter in nepal has come to an end. anne makovec has the latest. >> reporter: nepal's defense secretary says that wreckage has been found along with three bodies. no word yet on the other five people on board. six u.s. marines and two nepalese army soldiers were on that helicopter delivering aid to earthquake survivors in remote villages. that chopper disappeared three days ago. the pilot had reported a fuel problem right before it went down. it was among more than a dozen u.s. military aircraft helping nepal recover from its two earthquakes. and there is a nepal native here in the bay area who has been watching the developments very closely. at the same time, becoming a u.s. citizen. he used to be a guide ascending mount everest six times and


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