tv KPIX 5 News Early Edition CBS April 27, 2017 4:30am-5:01am PDT
i don't know why. it's thursday, april 27. i'm kenny choi. >> i'm michelle griego. [ crosstalk ] . >> you mentioned that on monday. >> i know. >> i told the security guards this morning. they said how are you? >> i said 1,237 12:31 tomorrow done. >> it was a long day for everyone in the gray conditions yesterday. the areas of heavy drizzle that just never seem to want to quit. what a difference a day makes. we do have at this time some mostly cloudy conditions. some areas of patchy fog but we do guarantee some sunshine today. we do currently have our temperatures pretty much stacking up in the 50s across the board so it's very mild. even a couple of 60s as opposed to santa rosa at 41 degrees. check out the winds out of the west-northwest 17 at san francisco. weak disturbance now
passing to the east. high pressure is building in from the west. high temperatures soaring from the 60s at the beaches to 74 degrees apiece in santa rosa and napa. check out san jose at 74 degrees. fairfield same. i have the full forecast including temperatures reaching and spiking in the 80s. here's jaclyn dunn. >> good morning. we are tracking a hot spot for you along westbound 4 just past highway 242. we had an earlier accident and it left quite a bit of gravel spilled into the road there so a sweeper is headed out to the scene and that will be clearing the road there. in the meantime you may experience some slowdowns. we are back in the green so it may have just wrapped up. that would be good news for the highway 4 commute. still looking good under 30 minutes for drivers out of antioch connecting to 80 in hercules.
making your way along the altamont pass, westbound 580 over to the dublin-pleasanton interchange there, just under 25 minutes. we are starting to see a few brake lights westbound. no delays along the eastshore freeway. once you get over to the maze we are seeing a backup in those cash lanes. and that's just due to the shift change there. that's a check of traffic. back to you guys. right wing pundit ann coulter won't appear at uc- berkeley today. she blamed the university for failing to provide a safe space but also went after her allies. >> forget this is where the free speech movement started. the amount of money they get from the state and the federal government, but all of the people who should have been standing up for the first amendment here, all ran away with their tails between their legs. >> coulter may not be speaking at cal but joe vazquez tells us, plenty of people on both sides still plan to show up and have their say. >> we are here to stand up for free speech. coulter got banned from uc- berkeley and we drove all the way up here to support free
speech and to stand up for our president, donald j. trump. >> reporter: we caught up with this group of trump supporters who bused up from southern california. >> we are here just to support the president, to express ourselves. everybody has their strong opinions. >> we didn't come for a fight. we are not challenging the people of berkeley. all we want is a chance to say what we believe, support our president and then leave. >> we won a great victory. they suffered a real defeat. they are in disarray. they were not able to successfully bring her to campus because they lacked the numbers and support of the students on this campus, even in the surrounding community. they didn't have the support to do that. and so that's why -- >> there are many voices in the surrounding community saying, wait a minute! freedom of speech was born here. why not let it ride? why not let them speak no matter how obnoxious you find them? >> again, again, i think it's a diversion. >> you're not letting them speak. that is true. >> but, no -- we said protest. >> but you're declaring victory for them not being able to
speak. >> it is a victory. because immigrant -- because we made clear that immigrant bashing is not welcome here. >> reporter: as you might know, this community is concerned about violence. >> i think waving some american flags and parading around in body armor and -- is not -- will not be a success. they come to do harm. that's why they come. and i think that's where the question should be placed. they should -- >> reporter: they said they are not going to be violent. but this is one group. i don't know if others are planning it but i'm just asking if your group is planning to meet potential violence with violence again. >> again. i think -- i think that the -- the question has to be asked to them. >> reporter: it's still unclear whether berkeley will become a battlefield again. groups on each side will be a major factor. we are expecting a major police presence. in berkeley, i'm joe vazquez, kpix 5. >> meanwhile, former breitbart editor milo yiannopoulos just announced he will return to cal after riots cut his last trip short. he plans to occupy sproul plaza
for a week of free speech rallies this fall. another cable car operator is in trouble for reportedly stealing fares. the latest suspect stole tens of thousands of dollars over the past two years. he is the second operator to be arrested. last week, albert williams was arrested. authorities say they found $32,000 hidden in his home. because of the crime, the mta says it is looking into going cashless for its fare system. in menlo park, two construction workers are recovering after taking a fall on the grounds of the new facebook building. they were 40 feet up when the steel beam under them dropped the level. their safety harnesses kept them from hitting the ground but they went to the hospital with lower body injuries. construction is on hold on that part of the building until cal/osha investigates. the nfl draft kicks off tonight. and it's in philadelphia for the first time since the 1960s. hundreds of college stars are hoping to find a home with a
team during the three-day event. the nfl has set up several interactive activities for football lovers, as well. it's a huge night for the 49ers who have the second overall pick. the raiders will have to wait a little longer. they have the 24th pick in the first round. are you like my husband one of those guys who just watches the draft? >> i used to. i used when i loved the nfl. i still do -- but i just don't have the time after my child was born. you kind of tend to give up a few things. >> we have three kids and he still does it. >> i don't know. to me that's a little strange. >> unless you're i guess a 49ers fan who didn't have a great season by the way. >> and i'm only mentioning that because i -- do i say i'm a raiders fan? >> yes. >> i'm a raider fan. i'm not a team owner fan. >> you're an oakland raiders fan. >> that's it. i would be okay if they were
moving to vegas if they weren't taking our name with them. i have been a season ticketholder for many years. so i'm not watching the draft. i don't even want to talk about football. there's some basketball going on that i care about right now. hi, everybody, morning! let's go outside. this is our live weather camera looking out towards sfo. mostly cloudy skies. we do have some areas of fog and temperatures right now -- i'm going to double-check some of these. that's very mild for redwood city at 63. but factor this in. the winds are at 17 in san francisco, sfo same. half moon bay 13. breezy start to the day, gusty winds this afternoon up to 25. here's our satellite and radar. it suggests that the weak disturbance that produced .15" of rain due to the heavy drizzle is out of here. high pressure is building in. we'll have temperatures in the
60s at the beaches. high 60s and low 70s around the peninsula. today 73 degrees in los gatos and saratoga. low 70s in san jose. upper 60s in fremont, milpitas, newark, union city. bright sunshine east bay temperatures up into the low and mid-70s. 74 degrees in fairfield. 74 in discovery bay. we will have our high temperatures in the 60s in the north bay seashore to 73 in santa rosa but again some very blustery afternoon winds. low 70s in cloverdale. even windier for your friday but temperatures spiking into the 80s. i'll pinpoint those locations and the days to expect it but first to jaclyn. >> good morning. and speeds are back up to the limit if you are in concord this morning. we were tracking earlier problems along 242 and 4. we had a gravel spill and that was slowing people down but the sweeper just cleared the scene. everything is clearing out of the road. so you shouldn't have any trouble there on 4. speeds in the green.
just under 30 minutes from antioch to hercules. a backup out of tracy along westbound 205 and to 580 from the altamont pass towards the dublin-pleasanton interchange. we are tracking a travel time in the green. but it's climbing up there. it's close to 25 minutes. that's a check of your traffic. back to you. state lawmakers are starting discussion on a bill to bring a single payor health system to california. hundreds of registered nurses and community activists rallied at the capital yesterday in support of the healthy california act. it seeks to guarantee healthcare for all californians while ending copays and deductibles. supporters of the bill say california businesses would benefit. workers would no longer be dependent on employers for insurance. >> we need to get the profit motive out so that people can get the healthcare they need. >> critics say the healthy
california act would bust the state's budget. the health insurance industry is against it. they are expected to lobby against it. president trump's tax plan is out but not everyone in the bay area is convinced that the proposed cuts will save them money. kpix 5's betty yu breaks down what all the fine print "could" mean for you. >> great plan! we are going to put people back to work. >> reporter: the president wants to reduce the number of personal income tax brackets from 7 to 3 with rates of 10, 25 and 35%. but his proposal did not give income levels for those brackets. >> we are holding a bunch of listening groups right now. we have outlined -- we have a broad brush view of where they are going to be. >> reporter: the president's plan would eliminate several itemized deductions including those for property and state income taxes. >> that can be a big hit to individuals especially in california. >> reporter: this person is about to open a coffee shop in
downtown san jose. >> california is a different beast with different rules. so making one broad spectrum change in tax code doesn't necessarily fit for us or maybe new york or other areas where real estate prices are different than the rest of the country. >> reporter: the president's plan would preserve personal deductions for mortgage interest and charitable donations. and on the business side, cut the corporate tax rate from 35 to 15%. >> we'll have a massive tax cut for businesses and massive tax reform in simplification. >> reporter: treasury secretary mnuchin insists it won't add to the deficit. >> this will pay for itself with growth and reduction of different deductions and closing loopholes. >> reporter: the white house will present the final plan by august. they are still determining how to pay for the cuts without adding to the deficit. betty yu, kpix 5.
there's a discussion on capitol hill about tensions in north korea now. yesterday house lawmakers and senators were invited to the white house for a briefing. president trump joined top military and diplomatic officials to give the update. the rare meeting comes after north korea released pictures that appear to show its largest ever live fire artillery drill. the trump administration is demanding north korea to end its nuclear weapons program. many of the charges against a mentally ill man who was shot by police have been dropped. a judge ruled the officer crossed the line. kpix 5's allen martin has the story. >> what the [ censored ] you show up here at this time of morning. >> i got a call for service. are you okay? >> i didn't call you. quit showing up my house i didn't call you. >> whoa, whoa, chill out! >> reporter: a confrontation between sean more and police. on january 6 an officer responded to a neighbor's complaint in the oceanview neighborhood. when they arrived, moore asked the two police officers to
leave his property but a fight began. >> you [ censored ] , [ censored ] off my stairs. you people get off my stairs! >> reporter: eventually, one of the officers shot him. [ shots ] >> oh!! >> reporter: moore was arrested and charged with multiple counts including assaulting an officer. the san francisco public defender's office said 8 of the 10 charges against moore have been dropped. >> mr. moore was in his rights when he asked the officers over 40 times to leave him alone. when the officers then approached him, they were essentially trespassing. >> reporter: the judge ruled the officers could have resolved the situation peacefully. >> he could have been dead. but he's here and he's alive. [ crying ] >> reporter: moore still faces charges of battering an officer and violating a restraining order. this friday, a judge can determine whether to drop the two remaining charges and
release moore from jail. allen martin, kpix 5. time now 4:43. the public outcry over united airlines passenger who was violently dragged off a plane is prompting some big changes. >> plus, an incredible scene as an entire hillside suddenly comes crashing down on to a stretch of highway 101. ,,,,,,,,,,,,
the company says it will no longer require passengers on a plane to give up their seats ily - unless s united airlines is changing its ways on customer service. it will no longer require passengers on a plane to give up their seats involuntary unless safety or security is in doubt. it is increasing compensation for passengers denied boarding to $10,000. and it will now limit the use of law enforcement. the changes come more than two weeks after this man was forcefully removed from a united flight. an oakland woman was already reeling from the death of her father when a thief took all the photos she had left of him. kpix 5's christin ayers reports.
>> he waved and then died. >> reporter: days ago hillary wallace said good-bye to her father six months to the day after he was diagnosed with colon cancer. >> everybody that met him absolutely adores him. >> reporter: her grief is compounded by another loss. last week, after having dinner at this restaurant in oakland's temescal district, someone broke into her car. what the thief took was irreplaceable. >> my dad's financial and legal paperwork, camera, memory cards with every photo i took of him for my life. >> reporter: she gathered the pictures on hard drive to create one of her dad's dying wishes. >> he asked me to put together a video stream to plan play on his computer so he could have pictures as he was declining in health so all of that was taken. >> reporter: now, these two
photos are all she has left to make matters worse, the sole copy of her father's will and other financial papers were also stolen. >> my dad was 83. he didn't really believe in a lot of recordkeeping. >> reporter: so far, oakland police have told her of no leads but hillary's friends are trying to help posting flyers throughout temescal offering reward money for the return of the items. no questions asked. >> maybe with faith things happen. >> i'm hoping there's good people out there. >> reporter: in oakland, christin ayers, kpix 5. drivers could have problems on 101. part of it is closed because of a landslide. >> run, run, oh, my god! holy cow! >> this is near leggett in mendocino county. it happened yesterday just hours after caltrans crews reopened the road from a
previous landslide. there's no word yet when the road will re-open. >> that's just amazing. i'm with the woman, run! >> what led to a lot of that landslide was of course they had had previous difficulties but also, the rain that we experienced yesterday that was very light but continuous all day long throughout much of the bay area, the bulk of the activity moved there. so that's what they had. they had the heavier rain showers to the north of us and now with that weak disturbance passing to our east, morning, everybody, our live hi-def doppler radar not picking up a raindrop in sight. we have some areas patchy fog. we have partly cloudy conditions over the port of oakland right now. this is our live weather camera looking east where, boy, that's how much rain accumulated in the past 24 hours through most of the area. no rain in san jose. but the rain just never steamed let up in san francisco. here's another view this time around from sfo where temperatures have adjusted 40s now in the santa rosa area, 54 in livermore. 55 now in the oakland area. mid-50s in san jose. low 50s around the peninsula.
the winds are picking up to 17 at sfo. 13 around the immediate seashore. good morning, san francisco, at 17. inland winds are under 10 for the most part. 11, however, at the delta. these winds will be variable later today and gusty at times especially late afternoon up to about 25 miles per hour. let's say good morning to our weather watcher. linda fairfield, david napa, paul brentwood, and george in san francisco, who says bring on the sunshine! temperatures cool in napa in the mid-40s. it is now 51 in san francisco in george' backyard. thanks to our weather watchers for playing along with us so early in the morning. weak disturbance there cloudy offshore. but now that ridge of high pressure begins to build in from the west. pack a lunch. eat outdoors justin herman plaza perhaps temperatures into the mid- and high 60s. sunday
what's going on? absolutely nothing! under that huge dome of high pressure, by the weekend we are going to be experiencing temperatures mid-80s away from the water. going to be a terrific day on the bay. all right. your pollen report suggests that the drier air mass in place, we have the oak, mulberry, grass counts all medium to high. you're going to start hearing a lot from allergy sufferers. 74 degrees my outside number in santa rosa, also in fairfield. discovery bay. breezy to brisk winchester later today but look at the numbers. very similar for your friday. then we jump up into the 80s and we stay there away from the bay all the way through wednesday. so jaclyn, i know you have some outdoor plans this weekend. >> i do! i'm going to take my dog over to the baker beach. sounds like a nice day especially on saturday. right now, we have a mass
transit alert for bart riders. richmond station reported to be shut down due to a power failure. so crews are there. they are working on restoring that and getting service back up. avoid the richmond station and head on over to el cerrito. we'll let you know when that station reopens. all other mass transit on time. 101 an accident near sfo. we don't have too many details. it looks like it involves a big rig and some other vehicles so if you are traveling southbound. be prepared for slowdowns. westbound 580 from tracy to livermore to 680 in the green under 25 minutes but we can see things slowing down. "slow, stop, go" for the thursday morning ride. 4:52. increaseed inspections since
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now, they're pushing for more time - at intersections. enior and some bay area seniors feeling they can't cross streets fast enough safely. they are pushing for more time at intersections. members of senior and disability action just kicked off their pedestrian safety campaign in san francisco. they say they are afraid of falling or being hassled by drivers as they cross the street. the group is calling for all crossing signal times to get extended. >> traffic is horrible. it's like a speedway. like 4:30 in the afternoon, and 7:30 in the morning. it's a speedway. and it's unsafe for seniors. >> for the next two months, the
group will be working with neighborhood advocates to make the city's streets safer for seniors. for the next few weeks, people living along the caltrain corridor may notice some extra noise. a two-week rail grinding project began last night in san francisco. and it will continue all the way down to san jose. the routine maintenance is done every five years to smooth the rails and reduce track noise. the work will be done overnight. some san francisco artists are suddenly homeless. they were kicked out of the bernal heights warehouse that they have lived in for years. the converted space known as the sun spot isn't zoned for residential units. deputies changed the locks on the building and gave tenants the rest of the afternoon to get out. it's one of the first court ordered warehouse evictions since the deadly oakland ghost ship fire. tenants are now worried that it will set the stage for more evictions. >> for me, it was a very stable place to call home. i was able to afford it and able to work in the art and in
my profession as a teacher and a dancer and choreographer. so i'm really sad to see it go. >> the owner plans to build condos on the site. the tenants are fighting the eviction through the courts and the rent board. the president's tax plan sparking outrage. i'll tell you about the san francisco protest coming up. >> coulter may not be company to uc-berkeley's campus today but students are speaking out on her behalf. plus, we'll tell you about a lawsuit that they are filing. ,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,
and i'm kenny choi. let's start with a e... the mo good morning. it is thursday, april 27. i'm michelle griego. >> i'm kenny choi. let's start with a live look outside. take a look at the conditions out there. sfo on your left and borrowing a line from roberta. would you look at that on the right?! look at that! look at those lights! that's why people are moving
away from the bay area, traffic problems! >> jaclyn, you said yesterday diamonds and rubies? >> those headlights and taillights. >> a lot of them out there. >> that's a positive spin on traffic. [ laughter ] >> keeping it positive. >> keeping it priceless! >> you know, the one thing i have noticed from those particular traffic views is that we can see the headlights. remember yesterday 24 hours ago, it was like somebody got -- like that on the camera lens. it did. they smudged it. it was looking fuzzy outside. it looks like at this particular time visibility is unlimited as we take a bird's- eye view toward the port of oakland from the transamerica pyramid in san francisco. good morning, everybody. we can see the bright lights towards the estuary as well in alameda. temperature-wise 50 in santa rosa to 55 degrees in oakland. the low 50s in san francisco. mid-50s san jose. the winds have been out of the west that's an onshore push up to 18 at sfo. west-northwest at 17 at san francisco. no matter what direction that's in, it is