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april 28. i'm michelle griego. >> i'm kenny choi. kpix 5's jessica flores is live in martinez this morning with the latest on the deadly shooting that launched a manhunt. jessica. >> reporter: michelle, kenny, now the standoff is going on behind me near the chevron. residents here have been told to "shelter in place." this is a very tense and ongoing situation going on now for 10 hours. the s.w.a.t. team trying to get that man to surrender. let me show you exactly where we are. we're near howe and pine streets. the suspect parked near that gas station here off highway 4. now, this area is totally closed off so if you live or work here, stay away. this is where the manhunt ended. it started in walnut creek near the lindsey wildlife experience at first and buena vista. police say the suspect gunned down a woman there in broad daylight, police say the suspect took off from walnut creek after killing that woman. but then ditched his car. at some point he made it to a home and got into a silver
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mercedes-benz. police say they spotted the car and pulled him over here in martinez starting that intense standoff. the suspect is believed to have a gun or at some point at least he had a gun because some pictures appear to show him holding a gun to his head. the east bay regional s.w.a.t. team has been trying to get him to surrender. negotiators are still here on scene. it started at 8 p.m. yesterday. they want this to end without death. reporting in martinez, i'm jessica flores, kpix 5. >> what have we learned about the victim and the suspect? >> they knew each other. it's not random. some bart riders are feeling uneasy after a mob of teens swarmed a train and robbed passengers last week.
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anne makovec reports. >> reporter: unfortunately i might be making bart riders feel more uneasy this morning when i tell you that all types of crime on the bart system are up about 2022% over this time last year. but certainly a lot more tension was called to this issue after that mob of teenagers robbed and beat passengers last week. this is after three years of decreases in crime. officers' days off are canceled and they are finding people issue warrants over the next week for the teen mob on bart last weekend. >> very clear video and pictures which definitely enhanced or ability to solve the crimes. >> reporter: another big problem? fare evaders on the bart
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system. right now there's a $3 million proposal in front of the board. it's up to board of directors to beef up invasion enforcement. the agency loses $11 million a year in fare beaters. the only types of crime that have not gone up so far this year auto thefts and bike thefts from bart parking lots. live in san francisco, anne makevoc, kpix 5. time now 6:03. let's check the roads with jaclyn. >> and we'll begin with mass transit. we are dealing with bart delays. this is all due to a disabled train earlier this morning at the lake merritt station and that's causing delays systemwide. heads up if you are using bart this morning. you will be in for some delayed trains. you will need to give yourself extra time. plan accordingly. 10-minute delay in san bruno due to equipment problems and it looks like they have fixed
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that but still dealing with those delays. let's take it over to our maps where we are tracking a couple of problems. drivers heading along southbound 880 at thornton. we have a crash that is building, delays beyond 92. speeds below 40 miles an hour and reports of a crash in oakland. southbound 880 right near the coliseum. chp hasn't arrived on scene. bay bridge toll plaza, oh, it is backed up into the maze. expect delays if you are heading over there. that's a check of your traffic. back over to you, roberta. >> i have been scanning my facebook, twitter and email and i have been receiving so much information from you out there telling me just how windy it was last night in your neighborhoods. it looks like the gustiest winds were along the immediate seashore and also in some of our inland areas in the mountainous regions like right there at mount vaca with some
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winds in excess of 40 miles per hour. but boy, we have wind-swept blue skies this morning. official sun-up at 6:17. look at that. we can see all the way to mount diablo in the background there. can you see it? boy. beautiful mountain over 3800 feet tall and it always looks a little different from different points of views. now, meanwhile, as you get ready to kick-start your friday we have temperatures that have cooled all the way down to 43 degrees now in livermore. that's the coldest reading so far this week. 49 degrees in santa rosa. otherwise we are pretty much in the low to mid-50s. the winds have dialed back but will be increasing again later today. right now we have variable winds around the peninsula and also around the immediate seashore. east in livermore, but the winds are going to be more consistent out of the northwest 10 to 20 later today. right now, 14 novato. 15 in the fairfield area. and another blustery night as high pressure builds in and we have that weak trough offshore. together it causes the pressure gradient and increases the winds but meanwhile our
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temperatures going up. 60s beaches, 70s around the peninsula today. mid-70s around san jose back through santa clara in throughout cupertino and campbell at 75. east bay numbers in the mid-70s throughout the tri-valley to 76 in concord. in a few hours there is a meeting to discuss flooding in the south bay. >> authorities are trying to come up with a plan to make sure another disaster doesn't happen again. jackie ward reports. >> reporter: it's a joint meeting between water district and city council to talk about what happened during the flooding. they are trying to
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improve flood prevention and communication between the cities. it's been to months with flooding along coyote creek and why people weren't warned sooner of the potential danger they were this is a point of contention. the february 21 rod in triggered 14,000 evacuations and left hubs in san jose homeless. the seismic retrofit will be talked about this morning. the 400 million plan is still in the design phase after five years. district officials are looking for funding from the federal government and the state in order to make bigger progress. the "mercury news" says overall damage from the flooding this winter in san jose was more than $100 million. now to politics. president trump is not mincing words when it comes to north korea. he told reuters last night that the u.s. could absolutely have a major conflict with the rogue nation. tensions in the korean peninsula have escalated
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because of north korea's continued ballistic and nuclear weapons tests. secretary of state rex tillerson says that china asked north korea to stop the nuclear tests or face sanctions. >> they informed the regime that if they did conduct further nuclear tests china would be taking sanctions actions on their own. >> today tillerson goes to the united nations to discuss applying sanctions against north korea. president trump on his 99th day in office is set to spend part of the day at an nra convention in atlanta. he is also expected to sign an executive order aimed at opening offshore drilling in places like the western gulf of mexico. state representative nancy pelosi is facing a challenger in her san francisco district. attorney steven jaffey says he is planning to make a 2018 bid. he works as a volunteer for the bernie sanders presidential campaign last year and in an interview with the "l.a. times" he criticized pelosi for raising money from corporations and special interests. he says he supports single payor healthcare which just
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cleared its first hurdle this week at the state capital. the state senate held committee approved a proposal. the bill will now have to pass the full senate to stay alive. the single payor system will replace private insurance with the state government plan that would cover everyone. but so far the plan has no timeline or specifics about funding it. voters rejected it in 1994. 6:09. growing concerns over rising sea levels. why california experts say that bay area airports, highways and neighborhoods need to be prepared. >> it is the last friday of the month of april. and this last weekend of april will be the warmest weekend this year. well, at least so far. [ pause ] >> we'll get a check on that with roberta here coming up. right now we are tracking delays on 880 and a new crash in the same location. details coming up. >> plus, in our tech report, how apple is working to make
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today. the city wants to enforce laws.. san francisco city leaders are fighting to protect tenants. there is a hearing scheduled today. the city wants to enforce laws surrounding residential evictions. if the legislation passes, landlords could face criminal penalties and fines if they wrongfully evict rent controlled tenants. san francisco's audit and oversight committee is holding today's hearing. it starts at 10 a.m. time now, 6:13. it's going to be a beautiful weekend. any plans? >> special plans? >> i'm goetting outside. >> outdoors. >> definitely. >> i'm getting outside. >> there's a big wine and tasting festival in the north
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bay checklist. discovery bay on the boat. checklist. >> you should come out. >> come out. >> bring all my kids. >> barbecue. >> rain check. rain check. [ laughter ] >> leave them home! [ laughter ] >> you're supposed to enjoy the weekend. >> okay. well, let's get to it. we are dealing with a couple of problems for drivers and anyone heading out the door right now. mass transit delays. we have an earlier problem over in lake merritt station in downtown oakland disabled train and now we are dealing with major delays systemwide. also, 10-minute delays due to some problems in san bruno and that's building if you are making your way into the millbrae or the east bay pittsburg-bay point direction. so plan accordingly out the door and planning to use mass transit. we have been tracking this accident southbound 880. right near thornton avenue but we are also getting reports of a second crash and it was in that backup and that's very typical when we see accidents
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and a big backup starting to form. further north along 880 in oakland, we are getting reports of a crash right near 6 and let's take live look at your ride along 880. traffic still moving right at the limit there. still quite a bit of space between the vehicles. taillights making their way northbound from 238 to the maze there. it's about a 21-minute ride. different story over at the bay bridge toll plaza. it is jam-packed so if you are heading over this way you will be in good company. once you get to the maze into downtown san francisco, it's not too bad. it's about 11 minutes. there are new details about repairs at the oroville dam. state officials are keeping another document sealed from the public. but they promise to release a redacted version next week. officials say the newest report could contain information that could compromise national security. they plan to black out the sensitive information when they
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release the report. a state environmental group is warning that the ocean is expected to rise higher than expect and could be trouble for low-lying areas. particularly streets in the bay area. the council's warning comes as ice sheets in antarctica are melting faster than usually. the new projections forecast at least a 1-foot sea rise off california by 2100!! >> 6:16. live weather camera out towards mount diablo standing in all of its glory. 3,,8:4. it's3847 feet. winds were aggressive last night up to 40 to 45 miles per hour. going to be equally as windy late today into evening hours. right now, winds are under 10 for the most part across the bay. when you head to the north bay, the winds are 10 to 14 from san
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rafael through novato. 15 in fairfield. these winds will be northwest later today. weather watcher in fairfield, brentwood and alameda. this is another view this morning from sutro tower. we are looking due north towards sausalito and tiburon. into the 50s with the gentle breeze for the most part except the north bay. temperatures will spike this weekend. on the first of may on monday near or record warmth each day just about through wednesday. so we have clarity across the coast right now to southern
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california. then experiencing buffeting santa ana winds in excess of 60 miles per hour. when you see these lines right here and you see them very tight close together that's a reflection of a pressure gradient. that's a difference between the high and the low kind of puts a tight squeeze on things and that's why we have the very gusty winds. travel weather across the central valley today for this getaway friday into the mid-70s with a breeze during the afternoon, as well. 63 degrees pristine conditions monterey bay back through pebble beach. 50 in greater lake tahoe area. this morning starting in the 20s overnight both days this coming up this weekend we'll have overnight lows near 28 but there's a lot of skiing all the way through the 4th of july. temperatures across the bay area today:
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great night for baseballful we are talking about sunshine this weekend and in the 80s away from the bay. >> whoo! i can't wait, roberta. so cool. i'm going to be outdoors doing something. i don't know what. all right. in our tech report now, a shake- up at tesla. one executive is out after a clash with the ceo. according to reuters, he and musk had a falling out over the strategy of his engineering firm which tesla acquired last november. the company is counting on his engineering to help it ramp up production to half a million cars a year by next year. lyft ridership got a boost in the 1st quarter after scandal at uber. bloomberg reports that lyft also beat its internal growth targets. but the company also faced 1st quarter losses of $100 million. that may spell trouble for the company's goal of reaching profitability by next year. apple wants you to be able
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to charge your future iphone using wi-fi. as apple insider reports, the cupertino-based company was granted a patent for a system equipped to harness the wireless signals emitted by routers to charge electronic devices. that means you would be able to walk into a room which one of those routers -- with one of those routers and automatically connect your phone to the power source. and i'm dennis o'donnell. coming up, it was draft night in the nfl. and the 49ers scored some pretty good points. we'll tell you the trade they made, who they got and who the raiders got straight ahead. ,,
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good morning, everybody. the 49ers started the nfl draft with the second overall pick. they ended up with the third. they swapped with chicago bears and picked stanford defensive lineman solomon thomas.
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it's the third straight year the 49ers have taken a defensive lineman in the first round. and they need it. they were dead last in the league in total defense. thomas had 8 sacks for the last season. and at the end of the first round they traded with seattle and picked alabama linebacker reuben foster who slipped to 31. >> young man's going to be disappointed. he felt like he was one of the better players. but i can also tell you that but i can also say this is a place that reuben wanted to be. he told me that numerous times. whether he told everybody else, that i don't know. [ laughter ] >> but, um, i, um, it felt genuine. the raiders took a quarterback gareon conley. he is 24th out of ohio state. conley was highly touted but is under investigation for rape. he claims he is innocent. stay tuned. here's the top 5
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the giants on a losing end. 5-1 in ten innings. and the a's losers last night to the angels. i'm dennis o'donnell. see you tonight. pitcher kendall graveman in his return from the disabled list... and it's our play of the day... take a look. the a's lost last night but there was one really good highlight for pitcher kendall graveman in his return from the disabled list as our play of the day. take a look at this. for one, then leap over revere >> what a play! >> yeah. you don't see that every day on the diamond. graveman had the presence of mind to tag revere an leap over him to get pennington at third.
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the first unassisted double play turned by an a's pitcher since 1971 when blue moon odom polled it off. it is 6:26. overnight, police cruisers colliding sending officers to the hospital. the investigation under way in san francisco into what went wrong. an intense standoff here in martinez with a murder suspect. i'll have the details coming up. ,, ,,,,,,,,
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good morning. we are very confident the government is not going to shut down. >> with the clock ticking down lawmakers on capitol hill will make a key vote on president
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trump's proposed budget. >> we are working with some outside agencies to increase presence in the neighborhoods and going to the neighborhoods where the suspects live and arresting them. >> as bart searches for the suspects involved in the violent train takeover, bart is eag a troubling spike in crime across the board. >> -- bart is seeing a troubling spike in crime across the board. but first an intense standoff in martinez. good morning, it is friday, april 28. i'm kenny choi. >> i'm michelle griego. time now 6:30. police have surrounded the car of a man accused of shooting and killing a woman. kpix 5's jessica flores joins us live from the scene. >> reporter: guys, that's right. this is a very intense scene. it's been going on for ten hours now. and residents who live nearby are being told to "shelter in place." i want to show you the active scene. the s.w.a.t. team is around a vehicle a man in his car since 8 p.m. yesterday. you can see the team in the distance. it appears they are on their s.w.a.t. vehicles trying to negotiate with the man to get him out of
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the car. now, let me show you exactly where we are. we are at howe and pine street. the suspect parked near the gas station here off highway 4. this area is closed. stay away from the area at pine and howe. the manhunt started in walnut creek near the lindsey wildlife experience at first and buena vista. police say the suspect gunned down and killed a woman there in broad daylight yesterday around 1:30 p.m. and then police say the suspect took off. but he ditched his car at some point and made it to a home got into a silver mercedes. police say they spotted the car and pull him over here in martinez starting that intense standoff. the suspect is believed to have a gun or at some point at least he had a gun because pictures show him holding a gun to his head. the east bay regional s.w.a.t. team has been trying to get him to come out and surrender. again, this is a tense hour. they say they are asking for him to come out. they want this to end peacefully.
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not much information about the victim and suspect but they knew each other and this is not random. live in martinez, i'm jessica flores, kpix 5. ... is getting a new class of officers. it's graduation day at the academy. the newest class is full of 27 cadets. it's the biggest class in two years. the department has been trying to get more cadets to go through the recruitment process. san jose lost hundreds of officers in 2012 which led to basic patrol shifts having to work overtime. [ inaudible ] [ no microphone ] bart's acting police chief has a new strategy for fighting crime after a mob of teens swarmed a train last week and robbed passengers. kpix 5's anne makovec is live at the embarcadero bart station to explain. anne. >> reporter: yeah. i have troubling figure for
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bart riders. crime of almost every type is up throughout the bart system by 22% since the beginning of this year. and that's just over last year's figures. this problem calls more attention to it after the mob of teens robs and beating passengers at the coliseum bart station over the weekend. and these new figures follow three years of decreases in crime on bart. bart police chief says he is now enacting emergency staffing levels which means canceling officers' days off and he says, they are on the trail of those teens responsible for last week's crimes and will be issuing warrants over the next week. now, another big problem when it comes to crime on bart is fare evaders. it might seem petty, but the agency loses $11 million in lost fares every year. it's becoming a social norm and becoming worse. >> we see people going through the turnstiles on a regular basis, why should i pay and no
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one else is? so as a business decision whether it's a moral or cultural thing right thing to do we are going to thwart that with [ indiscernible ] payment, fare inspectors and [ indiscernible ] >> reporter: there is a $3 million proposal in front of the bart board of directors to beef up enforcement including the possibility of more physical barriers before people enter a bart station. now, here's the good news. the only types of crime that didn't go up so far this year car thefts and bike thefts. live in san francisco, anne makevoc, kpix 5. 6:34. let's check weather with roberta. she says get your sunglasses out. you need them. >> i'm going to have my air- conditioning on every day next week. i live inland. i always judge the record by looking at our recorders. they both look beautiful. i notice her hair isn't moving today. it will be later today. we'll have gusty winds picking
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up. live weather camera towards sunrise officially at 6:17. we have blue skies. no clouds. sutro tower looking east towards the skyline of san francisco. currently 55. it's cool in the tri-valley. 43 degrees. that's the coldest reading so far this week. upper 40s in santa rosa. the winds are under 10 miles per hour throughout the way. and backing through san jose. they are calm. but in the north bay right now northwesterlies at 10 and san rafael, 13 novato. we have 15 miles per hour wind in the fairfield area. these winds will kick up 10 to 20 stronger gusts late day into early evening hours. we have high pressure building in. then we have this trough and the pressure gradient between the two causes windy conditions. 60s at the beaches, 70s peninsula today mid- to high 70s in los gatos. east bay in the mid-70s.
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77 in napa. coming up, the full forecast including 90 degrees? if you are heading out the door, we are tracking some delays especially for drivers heading along southbound 880. we have been tracking some problems in that stretch as well as northbound 101. we are starting to see the usual slowdowns as you make your way from the 280/680 interchange up to 880. so let's take it to 880 we have an accident southbound 880 at thornton and then a backup another one. so chp was already on the scene and dealing with that. but looks like that backup stretches beyond the san mateo bridge. here's your ride beautiful shot here getting crowded on the san mateo bridge westbound. taillights out of hayward into foster city. and you can see it's backed up over at the bay bridge toll
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plaza, as well. grab your sunglasses. it's bright out there. it's about 40 minutes from the maze into downtown san francisco. so not the day to be running late. hat's a check of your traffic; back ove r to you. in san francisco, a crash between two police cruisers has sent three officers to the hospital. it happened just before 11:00 last night at 15th and mission. the officers were responding to a call ahead of the collision but police say both vehicles had their lights and sirens on. all three officers are expected to be okay. there's new information about the man who was reportedly exposing himself in the bay area. we now know that police arrested him in daly city. he is 53-year-old anthony marino. he was wanted in two separate cases. police say that he exposed himself to several victims including a 12-year-old girl. now to politics. tomorrow marks 100 days since president donald trump took office. right now, he is failing to get budget priorities passed including funding for a proposed u.s./mexico border
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wall. although congress is set to vote on a short-term spending bill today, averting a government shutdown -- for now -- the measure comes as congress punts on healthcare postponing action on another of mr. trump's campaign pledges, repealing and replacing obamacare. >> the democrats at the last minute have thrown monkey wrenches into the ability of this to get done despite the president showing good faith to keep it going. >> funding runs out at 11:59 p.m. lawmakers are opting for a short-term solution so they can work on a long-term fix that both parties can approve. ahead of today's vote, state representative nancy pelosi took to twitter: president trump is expected to sign another executive order today. this one: could expand offshore drilling. kp ive in and later today president trump is expected to sign another executive order. >> this one could expand offshore drilling.
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kpix 5's jackie ward is live in the newsroom with more. >> reporter: president trump says by signing this order we will be one step closer to american energy independence. it will also reverse part of an effort led by president obama back in december to keep certain parts of the arctic and atlantic oceans off limits to oil and gas leasing. the trump administration says their goal is to reduce reliance on foreign oil and to create jobs. environmentalists are less than thrilled with this drilling expansion. they fear offshore drilling will harm wildlife and worsen global warming. >> routine pollution that comes from spills -- that comes from just drilling every day. we think it's incompatible with coastal economies and ecosystems. >> this could make virginia and south carolina drilling sites an area that has been blocked from oil and gas exploration for decades. secretary ryan zinke told reporters at a white house briefing that this order will foster energy security for the benefit of american people without removing any of the
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stringent environmental safeguards that are currently in place. in the newsroom, jackie ward, kpix 5. time now 6:39. next, the damage left behind after strong winds blow through southern california this week. >> plus, a seller's markets. how well home sales are faring in the bay area. >> the market just opened up about 10 minutes ago. as we take a look at the big board, the dow is down 20 points. coming up we'll get an update from kcbs radio's financial reporter jason brooks. ,,
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this weekend, tomorrow cesar chavez festival takes place in the san francisco mission district. sunny skies 75 degrees. the parade steps off at 11 a.m. they will be running the big sur marathon this sunday and lots of sunshine and warm conditions. time for a look at what's coming up later on "cbs this morning." norah o'donnell has our preview. good morning, michelle. head president trump suggesting we could end up in a conflict with north korea. plus attorney general jeff sessions and vermont senator bernie sanders both join us. and we'll talk to john dickerson ahead of his interview with president trump about the first 100 days and what to expect next. we'll see you at 7:00. major tech companies get their earnings report and the health of the american economy with kcbs radio's financial reporter jason brooks. >> reporter: good morning. the economy did not do very well in the 1st quarter! the commerce department reports that gdp was up only 7/10ths of
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a%, weakest showing in three years. very weak consumer spending. it was up only 3/10ths of a percent compared to 3.5% growth in the 4th quarter. big part of that was due to an unusually warm winter in parts of the country and utility bills were way down. economists are expecting the economy to improve to 3% growth in the current quarter. lots of corporate earnings in today. chevron out of san ramon doing very well as well as google parent alphabet. google overcoming its youtube ad crisis and saw a big gain in digital advertising. chevron benefiting from the big rebound in oil prices. its revenue up by 40%. couple of firms not doing as well today. intel and gopro each disappointing with their earnings results. although intel did see some benefit from higher pc sales but their stock is lower in the early going. as well as gopro. let's take a look at the big
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board and see how we're doing so far this morning. the nasdaq coming off a record close yesterday. but right now, the dow lower by about 11 points. nasdaq continues to head higher by 15 points. s&p is up just a little bit gopro shares down by 6%. kenny and michelle, back to you. >> thank you, jason brooks from kcbs radio. a new report says prices for homes in the bay area are at an all-time high. officials say supply is low but competition for spring season buyers is driving up prices again. they reached record highs last month in santa clara and alameda counties. in santa clara, the average cost is just over a million dollars for a single-family home. in alameda county, the average $1,745,000. ohlone college in fremont may be on the verge of leasing out space on its 15-acre frontage property. the board of trustees hopes the deal with a developer will net them a million dollars a year. college officials say leasing the land will create funds ohlone can use to expand
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educational programs but some neighbors worry the proposal would worsen traffic congestion along mission boulevard. the fremont city council would have to rezone the property before any development moves forward. bart's map is moving closer and closer to san jose. the agency announced the berryessa extension from fremont to san jose will open early in december. the 10 miles of track plus stations in milpitas and san jose come at a cost. $2.3billion. the extension will eventually connect riders to the vta transit center. and bart plans to run test trains starting this summer. everybody likes bart especially during the morning commute because it's so bad out there. but there's a delay. right? >> we have been dealing with this delay now it's residual delays. it's recovering from an earlier problem in oakland. the lake merritt station we had a disabled train and so that's just sparked those delays in all directions. still dealing with that systemwide so be prepared for
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that if you are heading out to bart other than that, your other lines running right on time. do want to tell you about another delay that will be involving bart and that's not going to be this weekend, it was set for this weekend but it's going to be postponed until the following weekend. may 6 and 7 as well as mother's day weekend. and that will be at the fruitvale station and lake merritt. that track will be closed between those two stations and they will run bus bridges instead. so free shuttles. but this can add 40 delays to your ride so you will need to plan accordingly especially on mother's day. no blocks out southbound 880 at thornton but two accidents on the shoulder traffic backed up on southbound 880 out of oakland into hayward into union city there.
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let's take a live look outside. this is the golden gate. beautiful driving conditions. and you can see those headlights making their way in the southbound direction. we'll take it over to the bay bridge toll plaza where i can't say this is beautiful because traffic is stacked up into the maze. it's bright. grab your sunglasses. it's going to be a long ride across the upper deck. 40 minutes into downtown san francisco from the maze. thank you. drought levels throughout america have hit a record low this week. the u.s. drought monitor says only 6% of the country is facing drought conditions. we haven't seen a number that low in 17 years. heavy rains are receiving the credit for states spanning from oklahoma to the carolina coast. the drought is causing high fire danger across the state! crews are worried about all the dry wind in the south. gusts up to 50 miles per hour were recorded near los angeles yesterday. several lakes and reservoirs are closed to boaters. it's causing problems for drivers and people trying to
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get outdoors. >> how was it coming up the grapevine? >> it was windy. you have to hold on tighter. >> the region is hoping for a break from the heat and the dry conditions this weekend. but here in the bay area, the heat is on. there's not going to be a break until about next thursday. in fact, i was talking to one of the captains at the department of forestry and very fearful for this fire season coming up. why, we had so much rain? that's it. we have a lot of "fuel" out there that's going to dry out especially with our impending heat wave. this is a suntastic shot from millbrae this morning. thanks to jim flanagan at the helm. thanks, jill. beautiful view out towards millbrae this morning. clear skies, clear also at the bay. we are taking a look at our live weather camera from our kpix 5 studios past pier nine looking at the flag on the fly. can you see the tip-top of pier 9 there?
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winds across the bay under 10 miles per hour. but in san rafael and novato winds up to 10, 15 in fairfield. linda is in fairfield at 56 degrees. she is our weather watcher reporting the winds up to 15 miles per hour. this is the scene from mount vaca. visibility unlimited. we are looking in the direction of mount diablo. and on top of mount vaca right now, 41 degrees with those winds 15 gusts up to 20. temperatures cool! 43 in livermore to 49 in santa rosa. otherwise in the 50s. what you need to know about today it's going to be a sunsational day but we'll turn windy again late day to the evening hours. northwest winds 10 to 20. an occasional stronger gust to 30 and 40 miles per hour. weekend temperatures spike and near and record warmth next week. this is why. we have clarity along the coast and into our inland areas. we have high pressure right there building in. and when you see these lines, and the really close -- they are close together very tight
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that's an indication of a pressure gradient with that trough to the north of us so again that's what causes the wind. 70s in throughout the central valley. high sierra, layers of snow still and skiing until the 4th of july at least at squaw valley. temperatures in the 50s overnight in the 20s. 6:17 the official sunrise. 7:57 sunset. both beautiful. temperatures today 60s beaches, 60s, 70s bayside. low and mid-70s peninsula. 75 degrees in san jose. warmer than that to 78 in gilroy. 77 santa rosa. 78 in sonoma. we are talking 78 degrees disco bay, sounds like a day for the boat on the bay. here we have our temperatures into the 80s on saturday. the wind picks up again on monday. we'll have less wind over the weekend, more wind on the monday. 90 degrees, michelle, that's what i'm talking about on tuesday inland. make it a great weekend outdoors. time now 6:52.
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the closely watched demonstrations at uc-berkeley are over. next, a look at how it all went. >> reporter: and bart riders beware. there's been a spike of crimes on the system. coming up, what kind and what's being done about it. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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♪ ♪ time for your final five... blart is seeing a spike in crimes this year for -- bart is seeing a spike in crimes this year for every type of crime 22% up over last year. a mob of teens robbed and beat passengers at the coliseum station over the weekend. bart's police chief says they are hot on the trail of those suspects. and for the rest, he has enacted emergency staffing levels which means canceling officer days off. now, he says a lot of perpetrators of robberies and
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assault are young between the ages of 12 and 21. another problem fare evaders. the agency loses $11 million in lost fares every year. so there is a $3 million proposal in front of the board of directors to beef up fare evasion enforcement. this follows three years of decreases in crime bart systemwide. not up this year in crime, car and bike thefts from bart parking lots. anne makovec, kpix 5. thank you. time now 6:57. it's time for your "final 5. you are looking live. you're going to look live at a standoff at a gas station since 8 p.m. last night. police tracked a man suspected of killing a woman in walnut creek to martinez yesterday. he is locked in a car with a gun and won't come out. a crash involving two police cars lands three san francisco officers in the hospital. police say it appears both vehicles did have their lights and sirens on.
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also the officers expected to be okay. president trump on his 99th day in office is set to spend part of the day at an nra convention in atlanta. he is also expected to sign an executive order aimed at opening offshore drilling in places like the western gulf of mexico. despite fears of violence between extreme right and left between demonstrators at uc- berkeley, the campus remained mostly peaceful yesterday. ann coulter is still scheduled to speak later today in modesto. this weekend marks 25 years since the city of los angeles exploded in violence in the wake of the rodney king verdicts. more than 50 people were killed and 2,000 injured and 11,000 arrested in six days of rioting and looting. bart is recovering from an earlier problem. there's a 20-minute delay systemwide. let's take it to our drive times where we'll get a quick check. highway 4 in the yellow.
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580 in the green out of the altamont pass. 25 minutes live look over at the bay bridge toll plaza. still stacked up and still a slow ride into the city over the upper deck about 40 minutes from the maze. really want to share with you what a geek i am. i have an app that tells the name of the ships on the bay. the one going out is the molar adventure an oil tanker and then the one coming in now, that's called the greenlake and it's from vancouver bringing all kinds of brand-new cars to richmond. so there you go. [ laughter ] >> and it's smooth sailing. yes, i told you what michelle and kenny and jaclyn have known for a long time that i am a geek! temperatures right now 40s and 50s. stepping out the door, later today, we have numbers stacking up from the 60s to the high 70s. yes, blustery winds late day again today into the early evening hours. northwest 10 to 20. look at the 80s. and then more importantly, look at the 90-degree tuesday. >> maritime geeks. >> the weather geek. >> what's the name of that app? marine traffic.
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