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francisco rules that the trump administration cannot punish sanctuary cities. but the fight isn't over yet. good morning, it is wednesday, april 26. i'm michelle griego. >> i'm kenny choi. as kpix 5's jackie ward explain, president trump is firing back this morning. jackie? >> that's right. it didn't take long for president trump to jump on twitter this morning to express his frustration with the ruling. in a serie : n' case and now 'sanctuary case is brough . the ninth circuit, which has a terrible record of being overturned (close to 80-percent). they used to call this 'judge shopping! messy system." it is the third time in two months a judge has ocked an executive ord is one was a plan that w have withheld fe nding to sanctuary san fran d santa clara co ued .. as did a few other places across the country, including th >> reporter: this plan would have withheld federal funding to sanctuary cities. san francisco and santa clara counties sued as did other
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places in the country including the bay area city of richmond. sf city attorney dennis herrera said trump has the wrong idea about immigrants. >> the president is selling fear. he is trying to paint all immigrants as criminals. and nothing could be further from the truth. >> the federal government had argued that the two counties interpreted the executive order too broadly saying it would affect less than $1 million for santa clara and possibly no money for san francisco. the order has led to additional lawsuits one in seattle and two in massachusetts. the san francisco and santa clara suits were the first to get heard before a judge. president trump goes behind closed doors with key members of his cabinet and senators today to discuss the escalating nuclear threat in north korea. white house officials will hold a similar session with house members at the capital. this comes as an american submarine arrived in a south korean port and a missile defense system was installed in the country. as president trump deals with international issues,
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we're learning former national security adviser michael flynn may have broken the law. leaders of the house committee investigating possible ties between president trump's team and russia say flynn accepted tens of thousands of dollars from russian organizations after a trip there in 2015. >> the former military officer you simply cannot take money from russia, turkey or anybody else. >> flynn's attorney says the general extensively briefed the defense intelligence agency about the trip. flynn was forced to resign as national security adviser in february. as that issue takes center stage again, trump's administration is launching a new web page highlighting his accomplishments in the first 100 days. he also plans to mark the day saturday with a rally in pennsylvania. time now 6:02. all right. so the last day of the rainy season, roberta. >> yeah. kind of put it out there,
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didn't i? >> yeah. >> when out on a limb. i'm seeing a sub noctic weather change. we're seeing some big, big time changes in the weather pattern. not so much today. this is another weak disturbance that's dragging a cold front across the bay area beginning with the north bay and if we see any kind of accumulation as far as rainfall amounts are concerned up to a tenth inch right interest in the north bay with santa rosa a few light raindrops on the rooftops also just out of the antioch area now into west hartley. this is weak in precipitation. wet at the golden gate bridge due to enhanced marine layer. hadheavy drizzle, 55 to 60. fluctuating winds up to 15. 9 in oakland. 9 in san ramon right now. 12 antioch. 10 fairfield. winds will be consistent 10 to 20 late today. temperatures will be where they
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should be for this time of the year. 60s beaches, mid- and high 60s peninsula. nearly 70 morgan hill. a spotty shower possible east bay into the mid- and upper 60s. north bay your chances are best for that scattered showers. 60s north bay. we have significant weather pattern changing starting thursday. more on that coming up. good morning. drivers dealing with a few things for their wednesday morning commute. could slow you down if you are heading over to the golden gate bridge. we are tracking quite a bit of fog on your friday morning drive. over to the bay bridge toll plaza, it's been a messy ride. we are seeing the backup extend beyond the maze and then the
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ride heading into san francisco, "slow, stop, go" in the area. san mateo bridge 21 minutes from hayward to foster city. the man accused of the shooting in oikos university is in court today. anne makovecanne makovec reports. >> reporter: it's been five years since the shooting at the university. 7 people died. finally today the shooter is set to enter a plea in oakland, juan goh is 48. he is charged with 7 counts of murder and three counts of attempted murder. last friday doctors decided that he is competent to stand trial. in 2015 he was determined to
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have a mental illness. the shooting happened in april 2012. he was a nursing student dropout. prosecutors say he wanted his tuition refunded and when an administrator he was looking for wasn't in the office he shot and killed 6 women and one man. six students and one receptionist. hearing at 9:00 in alameda county court. anne makovec, kpix 5. >> is there a possibility of the death penalty if he is convicted? >> reporter: the district attorney has yet made an announcement on the possibility of the death penalty. we also really don't know what goh is going to plead today, guilty or not guilty, since he has said both in the past. he said he blamed the administrators at oikos for what happened. so it is going to be interesting to see what happens
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this morning. back to you. >> thank you. happening today, the first lawsuit for a deadly west oakland fire is expected to be announced. 4 people died after this fire tore through an apartment complex on san pablo avenue last month. this morning, a lawyer representing 15 tenants plans to file a lawsuit against the building's owners and master tenants. the lawsuit seeks damages for the fire as well as what attorneys call slum like conditions at the property before the fire. the attorney for the plaintiff said in a statement, quote, our law firm will aggressively pursue the defendants in this case because of their complete disregard for the health and safety of the tenants at 2551 san pablo avenue. it's been 20 years since nine people died in an east palo alto house fire. several of the victims were young children. >> kpix 5's jessica flores is live in east palo alto on how locals are remembering it. >> reporter: kenny, michelle, it's not only one of the
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deadliest fires in the county, it's also nine unsolved murders. and that's the largest single unsolved murder case here in san mateo county. nine people were -- 11, people, excuse me were pulled from the home. nine of them died. two survived. five. people who died were children. investigators say the fire was set by an arsonist who poured gas all over the cars parked at the home and they don't know who did it. on the this 20th anniversary they hope someone comes forward with information and they are using the anniversary to remind people about fire safety and the importance of having smoke detectors. the home didn't have any. earlier this year the fire chief in the area presented a valor award to the firefighters who charged into the fire saying, quote, they are all heroes in my book and someone needed to finally tell them that in front of their peers. on saturday, friends and family of the victims will gather to remember them and later this
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year in june, firefighters will get together in the neighborhood and have a smoke detector giveaway. live in east palo alto, i'm jessica flores, kpix 5. time check 6:09. next a proposed power change that could soon mean you won't get a choice between local power agencies or from the energy giants. >> heavy drizzle, spotty rain showers, sunshine, warmer weather. we have it all with your weather forecast. >> got speeds in the green, yellow and red. we are tracking delays for many drivers. is it part of your ride? find out coming up. >> plus working to crackdown on fake news. what google and facebook are doing after getting criticism from users. ,,,, whoa!
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let's hear it one more time. [ foghorn ] >> you know what you're hearing and looking at? you're looking and seeing right now fogey conditions heavy drizzle, take a good look at it right now. this is the last time you're going to see it for weeks! the full forecast coming up at 6:18. in our bay area watch, it appears that the city of campbell will get to set their own rules for medical marijuana. residents voted on three different measures last night. at last check, the two measures created by the city looked like they were going to pass. the measures would implement a business license tax and put a moratorium on dispensaries. the third measure put on by the green initiative group was failing. it would have loosened medical marijuana rules. pg&e and other two major power utilities just issued a proposal that could jolt customers' power choices. the plan would enable them to choose whether they want their
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service from local power agencies or the energy giants that have provided gas & electric in the state for a century. san jose is currently developing a community choice electricity system in addition to the other local power authorities in the bay area. bay area transportation officials will consider whether a smart train construction project should get a $13 million boost in funding. the money would come from regional measure 2 funds. it could cover the cost of the right of way and construction stages of the extension between downtown san rafael and larkspur. >> make it easier for commuters, huh? >> hm. >> that would be ideal. >> yeah, not to mention -- so today, do we need something like that today? what's going on, on the roads? >> well, we could always use mass transit. that would always be better but right now that's running with no delays. so good news there. but we're also tracking delays for drivers making their way along interstate 80 as you are heading towards the cordelia junction. this is right near 680 a crash
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blocking two lanes. it's causing delays along 80 and 680. so this crash may actually be closer to along southbound 680. the backup is extending to westbound 80 there. so do expect slowdowns. speeds drop below 30 miles per hour as you approach the scene of the crash and look out for the emergency crews. get those guys some space. if you are heading through the south bay, northbound 101 slow from 280 to 880. travel speeds are dropping below 45 miles per hour. "slow, stop, go" on the san mateo bridge heading westbound. those taillights making their way out of hayward over to foster city. 21-minute ride. now, we don't have a lot of reports of any accidents, which is excellent news in the traffic world. we'll take that any day. but we're definitely seeing a few more folks joining the wednesday morning commute. speeds in the green for drivers heading along 880 making your way through oakland. but it's starting to get crowded as you head in that
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southbound direction into hayward. that is a check of your traffic. let's send it to roberta and get a check of the forecast. >> good morning, everybody. rise and shine! it's live hi-def doppler radar picking up a little bit of green on the screen, some virga where it evaporates before it hits the ground but just outside santa rosa light raindrops on the rooftops this morning. if we see any accumulation and precipitation this morning it will be there in the north bay. east bay, we have had this cell pushing out of the west hartley area making tracks towards antioch. we have a little bit of activity at discovery bay. sfo, one hour 24-minute delays on some arriving flights. [ foghorn ] >> that's why! it's all due to the very foggy conditions. [ foghorn ] >> that ceiling has been roughly down to 600 feet this morning. we also have airport delays due to construction on one of the runways. meanwhile, temperatures uniform. 55 to 60 degrees due to the blanket of clouds.
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we have slow clouds squeezing out the heavy drizzle. we have mid- and high-level clouds from an approaching disturbance. variable winds. we have had a west wind, as well. they will be consistent later today 10 to 20. linda is in fairfield reporting 57 degrees. she says humidity is 94%. the winds up to 10. thanks to linda our weather watcher for checking in. this is a weak disturbance. we have had three so far, monday, tuesday and today. this latest one maybe a 10-inch north bay. everyone else is chances of a spotty shower today but this is a game changer. area of low pressure right now the bulk of the precipitation riding to the north. this right here is significant. it's a huge dome of high pressure. it's going to become a blocking ridge of high pressure.
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so after this precipitation that our computer models are suggesting could happen around lunch hour, we may start thursday with partly sunny conditions and then watch what happens. it clears out! going all the way past your thursday into friday into the weekend. right now, my computer models suggest no precipitation for two full weeks and that indicates that our rainy season is effectively going to end tomorrow. sunnier, warmer, drier albeit breezy to windy at times in the highest elevations. weather slated for the next several days and even weeks. your official sunrise this morning 6:12. not going to see it. sunset at 7:55 maybe a hint as clouds thin. today's temperatures where they should be average from the 60s at the beaches, 60s bayside, and peninsula. just shy of 70 in san jose. 66 napa.
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66 concord, clayton and walnut creek. warming up tomorrow. breezy winds. gusty winds friday with a tight ever pressure gradient as high pressure builds in and we have the departure of low pressure. over the weekend temperatures well above average mid-60s beaches. mid-70s bayside. mid-80s inland. and again, michelle, i know i'm going out on a limb but i'm saying the rainy season is coming to an end. >> now we're recording these shows. >> i know. >> i believe you though. in our tech report now, google is working to fight fake news with its search engine. the tech giant is tweaking the tool to filter out false content. google is also setting new rules encouraging staff to web pages that host hoaxes or conspiracy theories. facebook is also taking action. the social media giant is testing a new feature that would show you additional news articles from major media outlets before you read articles shared by your
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friends. facebook says it's way to give extra context from fact checkers to what you're reading. uber is looking to a future in the sky. the company says it is going to start testing flying cars in texas and dubai, by the year 2020. uber is partnering with several aircraft manufacturers to build the hardware as well as real estate companies to design pickups and drop-off points. but there are some things that still need to be worked out like a new air traffic control system and regulatory issues. and i'm dennis o'donnell. coming up, can the a's protect a 1-0 lead in the tenth inning? and clayton kershaw brings his "a" game but was it enough? we're up next. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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baseball, blue jays and cardinals -- check out good morning,-madison bumgarner won't need surgery on his injured pitching shoulder. the official diagnosis sometime today. bumgarner was supposed to face clayton kershaw last night. kershaw iced up after cooling down the giants to just one run in seven innings. tie block started in play of bumgarner in the 4th inning allowed a base hit allowing two runs in five innings. 2-1 dodgers bottom of the 8th. brandon belt struck out. l.a. hangs on to win 2-1. giants are 7-14. ouch. a's starter jesse hahn brilliant last night. eight shutdown innings in anaheim. oakland 1-0 tenth inning, mike trout. if it's fair it's gone. it's gone! game tied. next inning, calhoun with a two- out base hit. they wave in danny espinoza.
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tough loss for the a's. 2-1 in 11 years. a's are 10-10. clippers and jazz. final seconds of the third, utah's hayward throws down the dunk at the buzzer. he scored 27. jazz win in l.a. 96-92. they lead the series 3 games to 2. now, if utah wins that series, we could have a sunday game 1 warriors and jazz right here in oakland. i'm dennis o'donnell. see you tonight. play of the day. major league baseball blue jays cardinals this is a good one. check out this play at the plate. [ play-by-play ] cogland racing to the plate, the throw is not in time!
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an incredible slide by cogland! one of the motion unbelievable slides you'll ever see. >> he did what?! take a look at that. a couple more times that's your play of the day. spectacular! one more time! nice one. time now 6:26. still missing, why southern california police are expanding their search for a little boy who hasn't been seen since last week. >> and five years since the shooting at oikos university juan goh will enter a plea. what took so long next. ,,
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it will be simple. it will be easy. it will be fair. >> as he approaches 100 days in office, president trump works to fulfill another campaign promise. overhauling the tax code. >> plus, the ruling helping to push california's $64 billion high-speed rail project forward. >> and calls for a state audit. >> we found a significant lack of transparency. we found numbers that didn't add up. >> why two california lawmakers think the university of california system may have been hiding away millions of dollars that should have been spent on students. but first, the man accused of going on a deadly shooting rampage at oakland's oikos university is due in court today. good morning, it is wednesday, april 26. i'm kenny choi. >> i'm michelle griego. time now 6:30. anne makovec is live at the oakland courthouse with what's expected as he faces a judge. anne. >> reporter: it's really difficult to know exactly what to expect because over the years, this suspect has told
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attorneys that he plans to plead guilty, and that he plans to plead not guilty. it has been five years since the shooting at oikos university and finally this morning, juan goh is set to enter a plea. here's a mugshot. he is 48. and he is charged with seven counts of murder, three counts of attempted murder. last week doctors finally decided that one goh is fit to stand trial. it happened in in april of 2012. he was a dropout nursing student. he came to oikos wanting his $6,000 tuition refunded. when he was told that an administrator he had been looking for wasn't in the office, he opened fire killing six women and one man. the case was put on hold in 2015 when a judge ruled goh had a mental illness that prevented him from rationally helping his defense attorneys. we also don't know this morning if the district attorney will
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eventually seek the death penalty in this case. anne makovec, kpix 5. right now in southern california the search for a missing 5-year-old is expanding. police are looking at a lake in santa barbara county. the boy's father was found passed out hundreds of miles away. he was supposed to give back the child to his ex-wife with whom he shared custody. he was arrested and released on $10 million bail. >> he gave conflicting statements but he could not offer any information as to his whereabouts. but nothing leads us to believe that the child has been harmed. >> detectives decided not to present the case to the district attorney's office to file charges. it's been exactly 20 years since a fire ripped through an
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east palo alto home killing 9 people. several of the victims were young children. kpix 5's jessica flores is live in east palo alto on how locals are remembering the tragedy. jessica. [ pause ] [ no audio ] >> sorry about that. we are having some technical difficulties. we'll get back to that in just a bit. the drought that gripped california for five full years had a huge financial toll. according to a new study out today, electricity bills statewide were almost $2.5 billion higher than they would have been otherwise. that's because california's dams weren't generating as much cheap clean hydroelectric power to make up for it natural gas power plants stepped up production which also resulted in more pollution. time now 6:33. roberta is back. >> i think you just said something very interesting. you were talking about this past season and the drought and the drought is officially over.
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we have had a bigger snowpack than in decades. right? so let's officially applaud that. we had a great rainy season and it's over. >> good. >> it's done. >> as you would say. >> done. >> it's done. >> it is! >> you have to put the hand on the hip. it's done! >> you're giving all my secrets from behind the camera! so as we enter the month of may which is really just next week that's when your rain shuts off. when i take a look at the computer models i do not see anything in the horizon. sure, we have this weak disturbance this morning and, sure, it will produce the scattered rain shower primary in the north bay. but this looks like it's the last rain. season rain of the season. what's next? sunny, breezy to sometimes windy conditions. delays over
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an hour on some arriving flights. temperatures are uniform 55 to 60 due to the clouds. we'll have heavy drizzle at the coast and into the bay this morning from the return of the marine layer. we have temperatures in the 60s this morning around the peninsula. almost 70 in morgan hill. a spotty scattered shower is possible east bay but no accumulations only in the 100s with highs in the mid-60s. you saw a shower this morning. its still on tap for today. any kind of totals will be seen here in the far reaches of the north bay today. we'll talk about the warming trend and which day this weekend will pan out to be the warmest plus i have to toss in the allergy report. pollen count will skyrocket.
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a new hot spot on eastbound 24. we are starting to see that backup really start to form there. speeds are just below 50 miles per hour. as you make your way along westbound 80 approaching 680 we are tracking an accident and that's backing things up beyond highway 12. and over at the bay bridge toll plaza, it's just been one thing after another. we continue to see delays from the maze into downtown san francisco. expect just under a 30-minute ride. and as roberta has been telling us all morning long we're dealing with fog and drizzle. so please be careful as you hit the roads this morning. give yourself some extra time. some extra space between you and that car in front of you. and avoid using those high beams. highway 4 is in the yellow under 50 minutes westbound out of antioch into hercules.
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jessica flores has a story. she is reporting on a fire that ripped through an east palo alto home exactly 20 years ago killing 9 people and several of the victims were young children. jessica flores live in east palo alto locals are remembering the tragedy. this is the 20th anniversary of that deadly fire. one of the deadliest in the county. it's not only a deadly fire but it's also an unsolved murder case. 11 people were pulled from the fire. nine people died. two of those people did survive. five victims who died were children. it was started by someone who poured gags all over the cars parked at the home. on this 20th anniversary they are hoping someone comes forward with more information on a suspect. they are also using the anniversary to remind people about fire safety and the importance of having smoke detectors. the home didn't have any and it
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makeshift bars on the window making rescues difficult. menlo park fire district division chief remembers the firefighters' efforts saying, quote, none of them ever wanted to be acknowledge for what they did that day. trust me, saving anyone under those conditions was a remarkable collective effort under unbelievable circumstances. he says they are all heroes in my book. now, this saturday friends and family of the victims will gather for a memorial service. also in june, firefighters will be gathering in the neighborhood and passing out smoke detectors. jessica flores, kpix 5. a judge is set to reject the latest legal challenge to california's $64 billion high- speed rail project. sacramento county's superior court judge says he plans to dismiss a lawsuit by opponents of the transit plan to link san francisco to los angeles. the lawsuit seeks to block the state from spending $1.25
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billion in bonds. today president trump is expected to roll out a broad overview of his new tax plan. few details have been revealed so far. but the white house says the plan will slash corporate taxes from 35% to 15%. it also includes cuts for middle income americans. and with the deadline to avert a government shutdown just two days away, republican lawmakers are reportedly pressing ahead with a federal spending plan that does not include money for the wall. >> the fact that the wall is now off the table, americans should breathe a huge sigh of relief. . >> president trump will push to build the wall even though it won't be in the budget. senator kamala harris who has blasted mr. trump for the plan is encouraging people to sign a petition against it. there is a battle over
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sanctuary cities. the president wants to defund cities that protect illegal immigrants. a san francisco judge blocked the executive order. jackie ward has more. >> reporter: good morning. this ruling applies nationwide and now prevents the federal government from holding back money from cities that do not cooperate with illegal immigration enforcement. san francisco and santa clara counties sued over the executive order back in january. the federal government had argued san francisco and santa clara counties interpreted the executive order too broadly and said it would affect less than $1 million for santa clara and possibly no money for san francisco san francisco. mayor ed lee says it makes budgeting difficult. >> we had a federal agency telling us they were not going to fund probably up to $1.5 billion of programs in a $9 billion budget. >> president trump released a statement last night and specifically referenced kate steinle the 32-year-old woman who was shot and killed by an illegal immigrant on pier 14 on the embarcadero in 2015. president trump writes: bout the steinle
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case yesterday, san francisco city attorney dennis herrera said it's unfortunate that kate st 's death has been politicized. and he said it's time for the president to stop using it. when asked about the murder of indicate steinle, dennis herrera says it's time for the president to stop using it. the university of california is accused of hiding millions of dollars. a state audit reveals it had nearly $175 million in a secret fund. the university reportedly overestimated its operating costs and then spent less than it budgeted. the auditor says part of the money was collected from campuses that could have been spent on students. time now 6:41. under water, the clean-up work under way to clear flooding in the carolinas after the state saw record amounts of rain. >> plus, facing stagnant user growth. why twitter's profits aren't
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growing despite president trump's constant use of the social media app. ,,
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the seahawks have agreed to trade oakland native marshawn lynch to the raiders pending a successfull phys breaking sports news this morning. "beast mode" is back. the seahawks have agreed to trade oakland native marshawn lynch to the raiders pending a successful physical today. lynch has already reached a deal on a two-year contract with oakland. the seahawks and raiders would swap late round draft picks in next year's draft. time now for a look at what's coming up later on "cbs this morning." charlie rose joins us from new york. >> reporter: good morning. a new cbs news poll reveals where president trump's approval rating stands. plus legal analyst rikki klieman and the clash action lawsuit filed last night against fox news. it claims racial discrimination. and first on "cbs this morning," a look at the new high-tech equipment of the
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united states marine corps from robots with machine guns to a speedboat that turns in a submarine. see you at 7:00. >> thank you. twitter has reportedly been unable to cash in on the popularity of president trump's tweets. his the notes haven't sparked new twitter accounts. twitter just released its new earnings report. there's a surprise. >> joining with us that and the rest of the day's financial stories, kcbs radio's financial reporter jason brooks. >> good morning. it's not as bad as expected. it's a low bar on wall street for the san francisco company. twitter did top earnings expectations even though revenue is down 8% to $550 million. its first quarterly revenue decline since they went public. but it did better than expected
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so its stock is soaring higher in the early going by 10%! elsewhere, espn has been struggling for some time as more people cut the cable cord. and there are multiple reports that espn is going to lay off workers perhaps up to 100 today. and that could include and will likely include a lot of well known anchors and reporters. espn has been losing more customers in the latest nielsen ratings 750,000 homes with espn subscriptions weighing on parent company disney's earnings. stock market has been soaring higher the first two days of the week. strong corporate earnings and president trump's upcoming tax reform plan which will be announced this morning. it will cut corporate taxes from 35% to 15%. that's helped out a lot. market taking a breather. dow back over 21,000 though on a gain of 13 points. nasdaq over 6,000 for the first time, down a little, and s&p up
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by a fraction in the early going. back to you. >> jason brooks from kcbs radio, thank you. 6:47. let's check traffic with jaclyn dunn. >> we are in full swing of the slowdowns for the wednesday morning ride. right now we are tracking a new hot spot westbound 80 as you approach texas street. we have an earlier crash closer to 680 just when that cleared a new accident just popped up in that backup so speeds drop below 20 miles per hour. give yourself some extra time if you are heading in that direction. making your way along 680 out of concord into walnut creek, we are seeing some delays as you approach highway 24. and then it continues to be "slow, stop, go" as you just get on westbound 24 heading towards the caldecott tunnel. we had an earlier crash eastbound blocking a bore. looks like chp was able to clear the lanes and speeds are at the limit again. 880 through oakland, getting
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crowded in that northbound direction. that's a check of your traffic. back to you. right now, crews are battling a fast-moving fire in arizona. it erupted yesterday and is burning along a busy highway in the southeast valley. it's burning above the granite reef dam. firefighters say that the dam and nearby hopes are not threatened right now. investigators believe that the fire was caused by a person but they are trying to figure out how it started. right now in north carolina, cars submerged in water are just some of the problems residents are dealing with. heavy rain has overtaken and closed many roads there. power was knocked out to thousands of residents who woke up to no electricity. the state highway patrol says there have been over 40 accidents on several major roads. let's check the weather here in the bay area. >> the rainy season has been excellent for the state of california. this time last year three- quarters of the state was in severe drought. the drought is over. according to our live hi-def doppler radar, this pretty much
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sums it up for the rainy season just a smattering of light rain showers today and primarily north of the golden gate bridge. but what we're looking at now is our -- [ foghorn ] >> -- live weather camera from the kpix 5 studios from pier 9. [ foghorn ] >> it's foggy producing heavy drizzle. the pavement is wet. it looks like in the last 24 hours we did see, oh, about a smattering of some rain showers in the north bay but for the most part all this is from this weak disturbance that's passing through the bay area, wet pavement at the golden gate bridge right now. temperatures 55 to 60 degrees. and pretty much the rainy season is over. besides this weak disturbance through the bay area dragging a cold front fluctuating the winds right now relatively under 13 miles per hour. at 13 in concord through walnut creek. otherwise, these winds will fluctuate today west and southwest 10 to 20 miles per hour. bill moon, how do you do? he is reporting some drizzle,
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heavy drizzle, 56 degrees, thank you, sir, for checking in with us here at kpix 5. so this is the third in succession of three weak disturbances passing through the bay area. this is the final glancing blow. the heaviest precip to the north of the bay area. now what's happening is this. huge dome of high pressure is going to become a blocking ridge of high pressure keeping us sunny, warmer and drier cutting off that rainy season. so here we go with our futurecast as we turn a page in the weather book here. we do have by this time tomorrow partly sunny skies and then look what happens. absolutely nothing. sunshine through friday. but as high pressure builds in our pressure gradient will tighten and when that happens we generally see some breezy- to-windy conditions. so three things to remember today showers in the north bay. shower chance elsewhere. the
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rainy season ends tomorrow with just some showers through the summer. in may, everything usually cuts off. sunny, warm, dry, breezy weather. with that comes this. the higher pollen count from the oak, mulberry and grasses so if you are an allergy sufferer, it will kick in tomorrow through the weekend. today's temperatures where they should for this time of the year into the 60s just shy of 70 across the board. the extended forecast, boy, this is what many of you have been waiting for. and yes, we can applaud our rainy season. it was good to us here. not only in the bay area, but throughout the state of california. sunshine through tuesday. enjoy your wednesday! time now 6:52. preparing for protests. the step uc-berkeley is taking as ann coulter plans to give a speak tomorrow. >> reporter: the 20th anniversary of a deadly fire and an unsolved murder case. i'm jessica flores with the story coming up. ,,
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i'm jessica flores in east palo alto where today marks the 20th anniversary of a deadly fire. it's also one of san mateo county's largest unsolved murders. 9 people died back in 1997. firefighters pulled 11 people out of the home. 5 of those people who died were children. firefighters did ultimately save the lives of two people. investigators say the fire was intentionally started by someone who poured gas all over the cars parked at the home and on this 20th anniversary they hope someone comes forward with information. they are also using the anniversary to remind people about fire safety and about the ports of having smoke detectors. the menlo park fire division chief was one of the firefighters who responded at the time today remembering the
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day he said, quote, what the fire crews did that day the risk they took the incredible effort they gave the level of emotion and that tragic gravity of the situation will never be lost on me. friends and family will gather for a memorial service and later this year firefighters will go back to the neighborhood and give out smoke detectors. reporting live from east palo alto, i'm jessica flores, kpix 5. thank you. time now 6:57. time for your "final 5. >> reporter: this morning, the first lawsuit for a deadly west oakland fire is expected to be announced. four people died after this fire tore through an apartment complex on san pablo avenue last month. president trump's administration says it will appeal a ruling by a federal judge in san francisco that blocks part of the president's executive order on sanctuary cities. the order threatens to withhold federal funding to the 600 communities that refuse to enforce legal immigration laws. ann coulter will speak at
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uc-berkeley as planned thursday even if it's out in the open air. some at the university are worried things will get violent like at recent protests. but berkeley pd is ready. today state lawmakers will talk about universal healthcare coverage for all 39 million californians. the man accused of a deadly shooting rampage at oikos university is expected to enter a plea today. one goh is charged with 7 counts of murder and three counts of at the same time murder. and things are looking frightening out there over at the bay bridge toll plaza! not just because of the backup, take a look at the spider. from the maze into downtown san francisco in the red. a little over 25 minutes. the rest of your drive times look like this. highway 4 out of antioch into hercules just under an hour. and your ride along the eastshore freeway from the carquinez bridge to the maze 45 minutes h .
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>> roberta? >> spotty showers in the forecast today primarily north of the golden gate bridge. we have heavy drizzle in morning associated with the deep marine layer. this shut be the last rain of our rainy season. sure, maybe a shower, but rain officially ends tomorrow because we have a blocking ridge of high pressure that builds in with sunny warmer weather. we'll welcome that after this. that's our live weather camera looking towards the bay bridge. the golden gate bridge notice the pavement is wet due to the heavy drizzle. temperatures are in the 40s and 60s with the layers of fog and clouds. gray day today turning breezy west-southwest winds 10 to 20. temperatures up to about 70. that's seasonal. extended forecast sunny dry weather breezy thursday windy in the highest elevations friday and look at that string of sunshiny days ahead. >> i like it. i'm glad i just got a new pair of sunglasses. >> oh!!
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