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recovery procress. returning to rubble. they have gone home to nothing. now thousands of fire victims in santa rosa will start the recovery process. >> plus, more troubles for uber. the complaints two former engineers just filed. good morning, it is wednesday, october 25th. i'm michelle griego. >> i'm kenny choi. new this morning, uber is once again in hot water. two former female engineers have filed discrimination complaints. kpix 5's jackie ward reports from the newsroom. >> reporter: just this morning, we heard from uber about what they called broader changes to their employee practices this as two more former uber engineers file a lawsuit against the tech company. the women allege that they were paid unfairly and face workplace discrimination. according to the the information, a tech news website. they said they were ranked by attractiveness by men and uber had a culture of reference for men's. this is not the first time uber
has been criticized for its workplace environment. back in june, sam singer a crisis manager had this to say about uber. >> it's a wonderful, incredible invention that's brought convenience to everyone. on the other hand, the management of the company is disastrous and needs to change. >> reporter: similar lawsuits to the one these two engineers filed have been filed against other tech companies. the information says three women sued oracle in august for allegedly paying them less than men and in september, three women who worked at google sued them for alleged pay discrimination, as well. the tech news website says this complaint centers around the california equal pay act which prohibits paying employees less than the opposite sex or different ethnicities and racist for, quote, substantially similar work. in the newsroom, jackie ward, kpix 5. >> what is uber saying about these allegations? >> reporter: they are not commenting on the lawsuit this morning. but they did want to point out that back in august, they made several changes to their pay equity issues so this included increasing salaries of workers
who weren't paid that median amount for their jobs and giving a 2.5% raise for every year they worked at the company since. >> thank you. time now 6:02. the heat is on. we're taking a live look outside at the bay bridge from our camera on top of the transamerica pyramid and some of the temperatures expected in the bay area today. some cities will reach the high 80s this afternoon. even a 91. do they see that in concord? >> yes, low 90s. it's going to be hot. we got it yesterday. we had record-breaking conditions in several cities yesterday across the bay area. in fact across california. and today we may see a couple of degree drop-off but yeah, upper 80s, low 90s, we're seeing. clear skies. so it makes for a pretty view of the golden gate bridge at this early hour. temperatures already feeling pretty comfortable right now. this is your chance to get outside right before the sunrise. temperatures will stay in the 50s and 60s and then by about noontime, it's going to start to get a little uncomfortable,
especially through the east bay and the south bay. the east winds are coming in. that's why. we are seeing them calmer this morning. we'll see the drier wind direction especially over the places like the oakland hills. it will cause those temperatures to drop. we'll have more coming up. expect delays if you are traveling along northbound 101. a deadly accident has traffic backing up. we see speeds around 20 miles per hour as you approach highway 12. two lanes shut down as you approach the highway 12 connector ramp and that connector ramp remains blocked, as well. it looks like a tow truck is on the scene so hopefully they will get that cleared. we are seeing massive delays for drivers heading from the tracy triangle out of tracy or westbound 205 and 580 an accident as well as a stalled
vehicle really slowing the ride down. 51 minutes from 205 over to 680, whoo! and we are seeing the usual slowdowns plus a stalled car southbound 680, about 16 minutes from 580 down to highway 84. a new crash causing delays into hayward. 19 minutes from 238 to 84. now to the wine country wildfires. massive clean-up efforts are starting today in nose? >> -- in santa rosa. it lost 5% of its housing stock, at $1 billion in losses. the devastating tubbs fire that hit the area is now 94% contained. it burned more than 36,000 acres. now to kpix 5's jessica flores, live in santa rosa with more on the debris removal plans in store. reporter: michelle, we're in downtown santa rosa and across the street is the sonoma county public health department. this will open up as a center
today where residents who have been displaced can go and actually fill out paperwork to allow government workers on to their property to go ahead and remove debris. that is the first step in a very long clean-up process. now, this government sponsored program is all voluntary. the government is not charging individual homeowners for the service but by signing the right of entry forms, the government gets homeowners insurance proceeds that would go to debris removal. the county is urging residents to opt into the government sponsored help because much of the debris is considered hazardous. still, many residents are worried about giving government workers full authority to clean up their properties and some residents don't like the fact that clean-up includes the removal of foundations. california office of emergency services officials say it will notify folks of what is being removed. >> the homeowner will be called about 48 or 72 hours in advance so two to three days in advance that the teams will be
conducting or starting debris operations on your property on this date. >> reporter: and to fill out the right of entry permits, homeowners will need identification for anybody on the trust or title and a copy of the insurance again. you can fill out forms here in downtown santa rosa at the sonoma county public health department. it will open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. until sunday. folks who have questions about this process can also go to a thursday meeting at the santa rosa high school gym and that's where county officials will be on hand to answer questions that goes from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. live in santa rosa, i'm jessica flores, kpix 5. also in santa rosa today, it is back to school for many teachers who are starting to prepare in their classrooms. it follows significant fire damage clean-up across the city's campuses. 11 schools are expected to re- open friday and 13 more set to open their doors next monday. with more than 16,000 students, santa rosa is sonoma county's largest school district. one of the three suspects
arrested in a fremont homicide returns to court today. 34-year-old lewis mclaughlin is charged with murder. the 5-time felon will be assigned an attorney and possibly enter a plea. two people were also arrested to the shooting ofthe 48-year- old, that happened at a motel near 880 according to authorities. the first reported homicide in fremont in more than two years. this morning an oakland police officer is hospitalized after a driver hit him and took off. it happened last night near the corner of sunnyside street and 96th. the officer was taken to the hospital and is expected to be okay. right now police are looking for the driver. a description of the car hasn't been given, but anyone with information is asked to call the oakland police department. two republican senators are
criticizing president trump and this morning the president is responding. >> less than 24 hours after announcing he would not seek re- election, arizona republican senator jeff flake for the second day in a row attacked president trump this time on "cbs this morning. >> the longer we go the more this behavior is normalized. and that is a problem. we have a responsibility as elected officials to speak out when there's behavior that's just beyond the pale and then some of what we have seen i think fits in that category. >> yesterday, he was one of two republican senators issuing criticism of the president. earlier in the day with another quitting senator bob corker publicly rebuking our commander- in-chief. >> the president has great difficulty with the truth on many issues. i don't know why he lowers himself to such a low, low standard and debases our country this way. >> this morning president trump kind his attack tweeting out:
>> i think they were not likely to be re-elected and i think that shows that the support is more behind this president than it is those two individuals. >> this happened on a day pre president trump visited the capital to get support for tax reform. and the poll numbers suggest that had senator flake tried to get re-elected, his opponents kelly ward would have a double- digit lead, who is backed by steven banion. kevin leone wants medicare -- kevin de leon wants medicare extended to everyone. on twitter, de leon said: senator dianne feinstein in next year's electi de leon is currently the president pro tem of the california senate.
>> the democrat is challenging senator dianne feinstein in next year's election. de leon is currently the president pro tem of the california senate. feinstein is top on the financial committee. the naacp has issued a travel advisory for airline passengers. anne makovec is live at the san francisco international airport to explain why american airlines is being targeted. >> reporter: the group saying that american airlines has been discriminatory to black passengers. it says this behavior cannot be dismissed as random or normal and that it might just be the tip of the iceberg. part of the travel advisory sent out by the naacp warns of a, quote, corporate culture of racial insensitivity and possible racial bias. it went on to claim booking and boarding flights on american airlines could subject them,
being blacks, to disrespectful, discriminatory or unsafe conditions. among the complaints, according to the naacp, a black woman was removed from a flight after she complained about her seat assignment being changed without consent. another incident according to the naacp, a black woman and her baby removed after she insisted that their stroller be retrieved from checked baggage before she deplaned. now, a spokesman for american airlines says, the company is disappointed. they sent out this statement: >> reporter: now american airlines is inviting some of the leadership of the naacp to their headquarters in fort worth, texas to continue the discussion. live at sfo, anne makevoc, kpix 5. time now 6:11. going green. as california prepares for the pot rush, local counties taking actions of their own, the restrictions just put in place
in contra costa county for recreational marijuana. >> plus preparing to pay more at the pump, how california beers are gearing up for a 12- cent per gallon gas tax next week. >> as long as we have east winds, we'll have hot conditions. when will it change? coming up. >> how long will it take you to travel along westbound 4 near the port chicago highway? it's slow if you are heading out of antioch. we'll take a closer look at the travel times coming up. transform lives. power o with the help of target, the san francisco marin food bank addresses hunger head-on in the community. our food pantries are vibrant. people feel welcomed, and they're being respected. it helps our team members see the work that they do in the store every day... how that actually relates to their communities. cbs eye on the community is sponsored by target.
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voted to delay the implementation there by restricting sales in certain areas unless businesses get approval in advance. >> a different story in santa cruz county. the board of supervisors unanimously approved recreational sales from its 12 licensed dispensaries starting on january 1st. we are just days way from a gases tax increase and drivers are already getting ready to pay more at the pump. the 12-cent increase starts on november 1st. money goes to repair roads in the state. the new gas tax will be 69 cents a gallon in california, the second highest state in the nation. the average gas tax by state is 49 cents a gallon. pennsylvania has the highest in the country. >> on average, a californian spends over $760 a year in road damage repairs. >> that tax increase is expected to contribute up to $5 billion a year to fix california roads. opponents are already trying to
gather signatures to repeal it. let's get a check of traffic with jaclyn this morning. how are things looking? >> well, they are definitely starting to heat up on the roads. they are tracking a lot of accidents. we saw a lot of motorcycle crashes yesterday and we typically see that wind -- it gets warm. but right now, we are seeing delays due to an earlier crash westbound 4, your heading out of antioch and trying to get over to 680 it's a slow ride from loveridge to 680. it's just over 30 minutes. we have a couple of crashes at 92 in hayward and it's about 22 minutes down to 84. happy wednesday. offshore winds through friday. temperatures above average today. no relief until the weekend.
it's it's clear skies making for great views this morning. we didn't get much cooling overnight so conditions stayed warm for this hour. sunset at 6:18. here's how to plan your day. it will be warm at the beach. 80 degrees sunny and dry and the bay. san jose could break a record set in 2003. that was a hot year for concord, as well. we could set a record again for concord and hayward. these record breakers yesterday. >> we are a couple of degrees cooler. high pressure is moving and taking its time and in the meantime before it gets out of here it will continue to send the offshore winds. the dry air conditions and the heat continues even at the beaches. yesterday the beaches were in
the 80s. today they will be in the upper 70s, low 80s. winds not as intense. today around 4 to 7 miles per hour winds throughout the day. maybe noon they will pick up a little bit in san francisco. so as the winds stay calmer, our temperatures won't skyrocket as much. but it's still because of that wind direction, we'll see uncomfortable above average conditions about 20 degrees above average for most of us. we are going to be 86 degrees expected to be the high across san francisco today. here's another look at some of your highs across your neighborhood. fremont 89. inland in the 90s. sausalito cooler at 84. sonoma 91. here's that seven-day forecast. you can see the cooling a little relief in sight at least by saturday, sunday. inland areas will drop from the
90s to the 80s. and then next week, we may get that marine layer back and temperatures will be in the 70s. tesla is working to help puerto rico recover after hurricane maria ravaged the area. the company just shared these photos on twitter showing a new solar panel installation at a hospital. tesla says it is the first of many planned initiatives to help restore power in the area. twitter is planning to provide more information about political ads that run on the platform. that will include who is funding them and how much is being spent on the ads. twitter is also planning to launch transparency center which will help manage all the data. in a blog post they shared this mockup of what future political ads will look like on its platform. they come after facebook did the same thing. facebook is under scrutiny over russians allegedly meddling with the 2016 election. the topic will probable come up
during than annual conference. san jose may 1st. we have a final decision on marshawn lynch. will he or won't he play this sunday for the raiders? how did that weather impact clayton kershaw in game one of the world series? the answer is next. us at: cool schools at kpix- dot-com. may come and feature school on the show.
other dodger legends, sandy koufax and vince scully on hand for l.a.'s first world series game in 29 years. kershaw struck out the former athletic josh redick to end the fifth allowing one run in seven innings with eleven strikeouts. tied at one in the sixth, then turner's fifth home run in the post-season gave the dodgers the lead and they win 3-1 of game one. the nfl upheld marshawn lynch's suspension for making contact with an official. "beast mode" will miss sunday's game at buffalo. and tonight, the earthquakes play their first play-off game since 2012. they will face vancouver in a single elimination match. san jose is the lowest seed in the western conference but the quake say san jose enters the post-season red-hot. >> i think we have an advantage. we are going into vancouver with momentum and vancouver has no momentum. i think people can say we're not very good on the road or we're not a very good team, but, um, the way we have been playing the last three games, we're a good team, um, so don't
tell them that. >> and they only have three road wins all season. the deck is stacked against them, but go, earthquakes! i'm dennis o'donnell. see you tonight. uber is hit with another lawsuit alleging workplace discrimination. up next, it claims the tech company is maintaining a sexual culture that's inappropriate. >> plus, when you can expect to see new security measures at some airports. give your boring old breakfast a wake up call.
discrimination. we hear from them about what they are doing it. >> new reports surface that hillary clinton helped fund the 2016 dossier that made allegations linking president trump to russia. >> what matters is not who funded it. what matters if it's true or not. >> plus, what hurt me the most to be honest with you was that i could see him point the gun right at me. >> a witness described the moment the gunman opened fire in a tiny lake county town. this as man behind the shooting rampage prepares to face a judge. >> but first, we start in the north bay where the rebuilding process is just beginning after wildfires tore through that area. it is wednesday, october 25th. i'm kenny choi. >> i'm michelle griego. today the epa and the army corps of engineers will start overseeing a debris removal effort. kpix 5's jessica flores is live in santa rosa, where the work will get under way. jessica. >> reporter: good morning, michelle and kenny. that's right. we're in downtown santa rosa and just behind me is the sonoma county public health
department. today the county will open up a center there where residents can go and actually start the paperwork to get government workers on their property to remove toxic debris. now, they have to sign the right of entry permits in order for government workers to have permission to go on the property. this is the start of a long process. now, the government sponsored clean-up is voluntary and the government says it is free. by signing the "right of entry" permit, the government gets homeowners' insurance proceeds that would go to the debris removal. the county is urging residents to opt into the government sponsored help because much of the debris is considered hazardous. still, many residents are skeptical about giving government workers full authority to clean up their properties. >> we want to know how much they will remove and if something seemed like they are still stable and okay, so we hope they stay. >> now, the california office of emergency services says it will notify folks of what is being removed but they have the final say. that's government workers have
the final say as to what will be removed. to fill out the right of entry permits, homeowners need identification for anybody who is on the trust or title and need a copy of their insurance. the center is here in downtown santa rosa and will be open through sunday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. where you can fill out the paperwork to get the government clean-up started on your private property. if you have questions about this process, the county will be available for questions at santa rosa high school gym on thursday night 6 to 8 p.m. live in santa rosa, i'm jessica flores, kpix 5. this afternoon in napa county several nonprofit organizations are hosting a resource fair for people affected by the wildfires. it is located on 901 washington street our lady of perpetual help catholic church in calistoga from 3 to 7 p.m. it includes mental health benefits as well as employment
assistance and a range of nonprofit services. there are red flag watches and warnings in parts of southern california as hot, dry conditions team up to create fire hazards. crews are fighting several small brush fires but there are concerns things could get worse as high temperatures continue. official highs yesterday included 104 degrees at los angeles international airport. and this morning, here in the bay area, the heat is on. let's take a live look outside at some of the temperatures expected in the bay area. some cities will reach the low 90s this afternoon. neda has a first look at the forecast. breaking records all over the place. we broke a lot of records all across california yesterday. today will be near record- breaking. so today expect the temperatures to be cooler and hot. are let's show you the red flag warning and the ex--- hot. let's show you the red flag warning and the excessive heat
warnings. santa barbara yesterday was 96, santa maria 102, record breakers. heat advisories and red flag warning through tonight for them. for us, look at the records we broke compared to last years. temperatures were four to five degrees above average. today temperatures will get warmer -- excuse me, cooler than yesterday but still 15 to 20 degrees above average. so we'll talk more about the conditions for today and that offshore wind coming up. slowdowns for drivers heading into hayward along 880 in that southbound direction. a number of separate incidents that happened a little earlier now in the clearing stages. but we also have a new crash on the san mateo bridge. 27 minutes from 880 to 101.
golden gate bridge no problems. today marks day 3 in the murder trial against the illegal immigrant who admitted to firing the shot that killed a woman on san francisco's pier 14 back in 2015. the lawyer for jose inez garcia zarate says that his client found the handgun under a bench on the pier and that it went off accidentally killing kate steinle. but prosecutors say that they will prove that zarate fired it on purpose. he faces a maximum sentence of 15 years to life in prison. the 61-year-old suspect is due in court today accused in a shooting spree that left his father and friend dead and two others injured in lake county. authorities say the violence spanned about 90 minutes monday between the home of alan ashmore and his neighbor. >> i ducked under the truck across the street after sending
my wife into the house. he came out and he fired maybe another 10 rounds at the house next door to him. >> authorities say they are still trying to determine a motive in the killings. authorities are providing new details about the attack in the african nation of niger that left 4 u.s. soldiers dead. a u.s. official says that some villagers delayed the soldiers' departure and when the soldiers left, they were diverted from their intended route for unknown reasons. and then they were ambushed by 50 enemy fighters. >> they were authorized to accompany nigerian forces when the prospects of enemy contact was unlikely. >> some members of congress are now asking whether this was a failure of intelligence or preparation. the soldiers were investigating the leader of a terror group known as isis in the greater sahara. according to a report by the "washington post" citing two people familiar with the matter, the dnc and hillary clinton's campaign helped fund
the infamous 2016 dossier of allegations about then candidate trump's alleged ties to russia. according to the post, an intelligence firm was originally hired by anti-trump republicans during the 2016 presidential campaign to produce it. but once president trump won the primary, it was handed over to democrats. information contained in the dossier some of which has been verified has fueled special counsel robert mueller's investigation into alleged russian involvement in the 2016 election. >> in the end, this wasn't some report that brought up things that hillary clinton had done inappropriately with russia. it's about donald trump and russia! >> white house press secretary sarah sanders calls this the real russia scandal. it's unclear how much the dnc and clinton's campaign paid for the research. new this morning, two former uber engineers are filing complaints with california regulatedders alleging unfair pay and other workplace discrimination. kpix 5's jackie ward reports. >> reporter: add this to the
list of past complaints regarding its workplace environment. these engineers were on the same team as former uber employee susan fowler the woman who blogged earlier this year about the sexual harassment and culture she claims she experienced. this latest lawsuit cites workplace discrimination and unfair pay among other allegations. the information a tech news website says the women claimed they were ranked by attractiveness by their male colleagues and uber had a culture of preference for men. one of the plaintiffs said some of her coworkers told her the only reason she was successful there was because she is hot. even board member ariana huffington claims there was a sexist joke. [ inaudible ] >> uber says that starting back in accuracy the company made a series of changes to address
pay equity issues including a raise for people who weren't getting paid the median salary for their jobs and giving a 2.5% raise for every year the person has worked for the company. uber declined to comment on the lawsuit this morning. in the newsroom, jackie ward, kpix 5. the california assembly plans to host public hearings centering on sexual harassment allegations at the capital. the announcement comes a day after senate leader kevin de leon said an outside law firm will be hired to investigate. new security measures take effect tomorrow on u.s.-bound airline flights. the new measures are intended to avoid a ban on laptop computers inside cabins and could include short security interviews with passengers. this will affect 2,000 flights daily. working to pick up the pieces, the rock stars behind a planned benefit concert for the wine country wildfires victims. >> plus, a disaster aid just
approved for the wildfires and for hurricane relief. >> reporter: and a travel advisory allegeing discrimination on one particular airline. coming up, what the naacp claims led to this. >> and the market just opened up about 10 minutes ago. as we take a look at the big board, not much change, dow up 2 points. we'll get an update coming up from kcbs radio's financial reporter jason brooks.
gayle king joins us now from new york. good morning. thanks. ng starts at 7 o- time for a look at what's coming up later on "cbs this morning." gayle king joins us now from new york. good morning. >> reporter: hey, michelle. here we are live and in color. ahead, we'll talk with republican senator jeff flake. i know you've been talking about it, too. about his new criticism of president trump who claims he
is dangerous to democracy. we'll go into a military bunker in a colorado cave to see how the u.s. military is watching for ballistic missile threats from around the world. and she has photographed everybody from john lennon to the queen. look at that. photographer annie liebowitz shows charlie looking lovely in yellow how her work changed in the decades since she toured with the rolling stones. all that plus the eye-opener, your world in 90 seconds. we'll see you at 7:00. annie liebowitz has had a great life and so has charlie rose so the conversation with the two of them should be really interesting. >> yeah. should be great. all right. gayle, see you at 7:00. the naacp has a travel advisory for american airlines passengers. kpix 5's anne makovec joins us live from san francisco international airport to explain what prompted this advisory. >> reporter: this is the second
time it issued an advisory. they issued it late yesterday saying american airlines has a, quote, corporate culture of racial insensitiveity and possible racial bias. it went on to say: among the complaints according to the naacp a woman booked a first class ticket for herself and her white companion while the black woman they say was then transferred to coach while her white companion stayed in first class. another incident a black woman and her baby removed after she asked if their stroller could be retrieved from checked baggage before she left the plane. now, a spokesman for american airlines says that the company is disappointed by the travel advisory and says american airlines is committed to
providing a positive experience for everyone and is committed to having a meaningful dialogue about our airline and are ready to listen and engage. in fact, american airlines has invited members of the naacp to their headquarters in fort worth to discuss this. the other, the first travel advisory issued by the naacp came against the state of missouri after the state passed a law that the group claims is discriminatory. anne makovec, kpix 5. amazon could reach an unbelievable milestone this year and a popular burrito chain is among the big losers on wall street. kcbs financial reporter jason brooks reports. >> reporter: good morning. it's amazon and everyone else when it comes to ecommerce. emarketer says that for u.s. ecommerce sales this year, amazon will make up nearly half, 44%, thanks to its sales rise buying over 30% this year to nearly $200 billion.
ebay is the second biggest company when it comes to online sales and is a distant second place with its share of the market at less than 7%. apple and walmart both come in tied at 3 place for 3.6%. rough earnings results including chipotle. the denver chain missed a lot on its earnings expectations and lowered its forecast, as well. its stock is taking a 12% dive this morning falling to a five- year low. couple of sunnyvale firms are also getting hit hard on their earnings forecast. juniper networks and advanced microdevices shares of both companies are sliding in the early going. the market coming off the latest record for the dow pulling back slightly this morning. the blue chips are down by 6 points. nasdaq dropping 5 points. s&p down by 4 points. michelle and kenny, back to you. jason brooks from kcbs radio, thank you. the california highway patrol has released video showing the rescue of a
firefighter battling a wildfire over the weekend. this is footage from a crew. the chp made dozens of rescues since the wildfires began earlier this month. the veteran rock band metallica has announced a benefit concert for those affected by the wine country wildfires. >> the recent tragic events up in napa, sonoma and mendocino has left us all sad and flabbergasted and trying to figure out how we could in some way bond together and help. >> metallica will play at at&t park in san francisco november 9th. dave matthews and others will take part. tickets go on sale friday. the band says all money raised from ticket sales will go to tipping point community. it's a group set up as an emergency fund for fire relief. lawmakers have approved a multi-billion-dollar package to help victims of the wildfires and the hurricanes that have hit the country in recent months. the legislation includes more
than $18 billion for fema's disaster relief program. $16billion for the national flood insurance program. and more than $600 million for- to-battle wildfires. officials from fema and the u.s. military are leading recovery efforts in puerto rico more than a month after hurricane maria made landfall. >> it's important to remember that puerto rico is still suffering so much from all the damage caused by maria. >> a lot of people still without electricity. >> oh, yeah. all right. let's get a check on the roads. >> not good on the roads. we are -- it's busy so give yourself some extra time. we were start at the start of the morning commute, but things have went from bad to a little worse. we have a new crash westbound 80 past 12 but it's really causing a backup for folks making their way through, um, suisun and you can see the delays continue along southbound 680, and so it's not even blocking lanes but certainly causing a backup. it's a 46-minute ride on westbound 37 from 80 to 101. slow ride through novato and
here's a look at your ride along 580. this is near cutting boulevard. the headlights trying to make their way towards the richmond/san rafael bridge. it's 20 minutes that's about is it minutes from marina bay parkway to the west end of the bridge. so if you are heading over to marin, expect slowdowns. eastshore freeway doing its usual thing. bay bridge toll plaza no signs of red. but we are in the yellow. it's about 27 minutes from the maze into san francisco. and there is our other spider over at the toll plaza, bridget. >> there's a difference between spiders. [ laughter ] the vaca cam showing sunrise. you have an hour for it to appear officially but yes, we are starting to see some of the brighter lights. 58 degrees in concord right now. 58 in oakland. san francisco 66 degrees. we didn't get much relief or cooling overnight again. and we are going to continue to see our temperatures staying hot. look at this high pressure, this ridge, it is continuing to
hover across california slowly work its way up past the state but it's going to take a while and, in fact, it's going to take until the end of the week so until then we are going to get offshore winds. you can see the wind stream those lines there showing the winds are all coming from the desert to the coast. so it will even be warm at the beach again today. temperatures were in the 80s at the beaches. upper 70s low 80s expected again today. here's a look at some of the highs for today. this is going to feel uncomfortable. pacifica, half moon bay, not as bad as yesterday. but redwood city 88 degrees. over in the east bay temperatures upper 80s low 90s, concord could break another record, broke one yesterday. it looks like san francisco today 86 degrees. san rafael 90. petaluma 90, as well. santa rosa, napa, sonoma, in the low 90s. cloverdale windsor in the low 90s, too. and ukiah in the upper 80s. so some possible record breakers for today including san jose, concord, hayward,
2003 was a hot year but we may surpass that today. so we'll see what happens this afternoon when temperatures heat up. the good news is here, the future, saturday, sunday when our temperatures should return closer to normal as we get the winds to come off the coast. we are expecting that coastal cooling to arrive and you will see it here in our futurecast when you will look at temperatures for saturday, sunday from mid-80s down to mid- 60s. we could actually drop below average conditions for san francisco. inland areas hot friday, saturday and sunday and then cooling next week. clean-up in sonoma county starts today. what residents need to know to get the government to pay. the details coming up. >> new feuds on capitol hill. this morning, how president trump is responding to criticism from two senators.
homeowners insurance proceeds that would go to debris removal... the county is urging residents to opt in to the government-sponsored help- because much of the debris is considered hazardous... still many residents are skeptical about giving government workers full authority to clean up thei a office i'm jessica flores in downtown santa rosa where clean- up from the wildfires begins today across the street from me right here, sonoma county will open up a center to help residents fill out paperwork necessary to get the government sponsored clean-up on to their property so that the workers can go ahead and haul away debris. that starts this week. it's just the beginning of a very long clean-up process. now, homeowners will have a choice whether or not they want the government help. the government isn't charging homeowners for the service. by signing the right of entry permits, the government gets homeowner insurance proceeds for debris removal. much of the debris is hazardous. to fill out the "right of entry" permit homeowners will need identification for owners and insurance. the center opens at the sonoma county public health department
right behind me here in downtown santa rosa from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and that goes all the way into sunday. reporting live in santa rosa, i'm jessica flores, kpix 5. it's time now 6:57, time for your "final 5". today president trump travels to dallas, texas, for a gop fundraiser amid a growing dispute between two republican senators. jeff flake criticized the president for his alleged reckless, outrageous and undignified outrageous. this morning president trump replied: >> flake and corker are retiring this year. today marks day 3 in the murder trial against the illegal immigrant who admitted to firing the shots that killed a woman on san francisco pier 14. the lawyer for jose inez garcia
zarate says that his client found the handgun under a bench on the pier. uber is hit with another lawsuit. this one alleging workplace discrimination and unfair pay according to tech news website "the information." two female engineers say they were paid less than men. >> reporter: the naacp has issued an unusual travel advisory telling black passengers to be careful if they are flying american airlines. the airline now plans to invite naacp reps to its headquarters to talk. the los angeles dodgers have won game one of the world series. the dodgers beat the houston astros 3-1 at dodger stadium last night. and that's despite the heat. this is a live look at santa monica pier where the ferris wheel is lit up for the dodgers. look at that blue. game 2 is in los angeles again today. 27 minutes, that's how long you will need to cross the san mateo bridge this morning from
880 to 101. 101 pretty slow heading in and out of san francisco, right near bayshore boulevard. we have a car that's blocking that third off-ramp there. 101 at ignacio, heading through novato, eh, in the yellow. we continue to track delays on the eastshore freeway as well as the bay bridge toll plaza. about 30 minutes from the maze into san francisco. okay. so here are three things to remember as you start your wednesday. we have near record-breaking conditions again so 15 to 20 degrees above average. offshore winds east winds are coming on down again. you can see them here. they are calm about 3 miles per hour sustained from the east, the dry hot air that we'll be dealing with yet again. so temperatures today could be in the mid-80s to low 90s. oh, yeah. >> thanks for watching, everyone. remember, your next local update is 7:26. >> and "cbs this morning" is coming up next. have a wonderful day. ♪[ music ]
♪ good morning to our viewers in the west. it is wednesday, october 25th, 2017. welcome to "cbs this morning." republican senator jeff flake says he can no longer be complicit in president trump's behavior. this morning he writes there's a sickness in our system and it is contagious. we will talk to the senator about his call to fellow republicans to take on the president. new ties emerge between the clinton campaign and the controversial trump/russia dossier. the details reveal who paid for the research that's helped fuel three government investigations. and we go deep inside a colorado mountain to see the nerve center protecting the u.s. from threats in space. the