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complaints. good morning, it's tuesday, october 31st. happy halloween. i'm michelle griego. >> i'm kenny choi. >> the morning rush is starting. a live look at the bay bridge toll plaza. it is packed. on the left, a shot of levi's stadium, 49ers celebrating or hoping at least that their new quarterback coming into town jimmy garopollo will lead them to a win because they have no wins this season. >> hopefully. our halloween forecast, if you like cool conditions it's a win. let's take a look at what you can expect. golden gate bridge conditions are clear not impacting visibility but we are going to see some higher clouds along the coastline. so our headlines today 5 to 8 degrees below average and breezy later this afternoon especially across san francisco. so my tip to all of you wear warmer costumes, superhero outfits or witches with the
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long sleeves. satellite-radar showing there is cloud cover along the coast but it's expected to burn off later on today. and we should see mostly sunny conditions. so your halloween forecast along the coast upper 50s for the highs today and along the bay, chilly breezy low 60s inland areas upper 60s and mostly clear skies. so that's what you can expect for those trick or treaters if you are going before the sun sets. >> for those trick or treaters, keep in mind you want to see and be seen so get that reflective tape or some bright costumes. you definitely want to be sure that drivers can see you on the streets so you have a safe and happy halloween. right now, we are tracking the usual slowdowns westbound 580 as you are making your way from 205 towards 680. 30 minutes. but we are tracking a couple of problems. we have an accident at the tracy triangle westbound at south christman road with both lanes blocked.
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speeds below 10 miles per hour. both lanes blocked westbound. and along 680, this crash just coming in. this is southbound direction as you approach bernal avenue. one lane blocked and we are starting to see a bit of a backup towards 580 there. so it's about 15 minutes on down towards highway 84. that's a check of your traffic. back to you. >> thank you. three people have been indicted by a federal grand jury. they are the first charged in the investigation into whether members of the trump campaign colluded with russia. paul manafort, mr. trump's former campaign manager, along with his business partner rick gates face a dozen federal counts including money laundering and conspiracy against the united states. both plead not guilty. george papadopoulos was revealed to have pleaded guilty earlier this month. he admitted to lying about his dealings with the russians to fbi. white house says that investigators are looking in the wrong direction. >> there's clear evidence of the clinton campaign colluding with russian intelligence.
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>> manafort and gates are now under house arrest. papadopoulos will face sentencing once the mueller investigation is completed. this morning, the president tweeted: long before he... ....came to the campaign. few people knew the young, low level volunteer named ge o has already proven to be a liar." day, tech executives fro facebook, twitter, and will be in washing as part of a hearing on extremist content and russian disinformation online. today, tech executives from facebook, twitter and google will be in washington, dc as part of a hearing on extremist content and russian disinformation online. kpix 5's sandra osborne is live at facebook headquarters in menlo park with the preview of what to expect. >> reporter: good morning. today's hearing will be the first in a series of three hearings to take place in washington, dc involving representatives from some of the top silicon valley internet companies. leaders from facebook, twitter, google, they will all be speaking in dc today during a
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senate judiciary committee subcommittee hearing. they have been feeling the pressure to handle content posted by extremists. four companies formed a global internet forum to counter terrorism. still, experts say there's a lot more to do when it comes to the public being exposed to extremist propaganda! >> if they can have this content available even for 24 hours, in a sense the damage is done. >> reporter: internet companies have said in the past they want governments to remove terrorists and criminal material but have to worry about civil liberties. also today we are expected to hear about the scope of disinformation posted by russian operatives during the 2016 election. this is expected to start at 2:30 p.m. eastern time in washington, dc. live in front of facebook headquarters in menlo park, sandra osborne, kpix 5. house minority leader nancy pelosi is endorsing incumbent dianne feinstein in the 2018 senate race. in a statement, she said:
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democrat kevin de leon... is challenging feinstein in next year' tion. de leon is currently the president pro tem of the california senate. >> meanwhile, democrat kevin de leon is challenging feinstein in next year's election. he is currently the president pro tem of the california state senate. feinstein has held her seat since1993 and is a top democrat on the senate judiciary committee. rodents, roaches and dripping sewage make for a gross workplace at san francisco's hall of justice. today the board of supervisors will considering moving workers from the bryant street building into another facility on rhode island street. kpix 5's anne makovec is live in the newsroom with more on this proposal. anne? >> reporter: it is up for a vote today in the front of the board of supervisors for a lease on potrero hill and two letters of intent in the south of market. for people who work in the hall of justice, they have been
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begging for better conditions. the hall dripping with rust, peeling paint and occasionally human sewage from a leaking sewage system. it was built in 1958. it has the district attorney's office, a jail with hundreds of inmates, police offices and criminal courts. 30 years ago the city was alerted to the fact that the building was unsafe and probably will crumble in a major earthquake leaving prisoners trapped and the city without a criminal justice system. >> the board of supervisors is going to vote on a negotiated lease to get about 500 people out of the aging dilapidated unsafe building that has asbestos, lead paint. it's a very -- it's a very bad place to be working every day. >> reporter: the negotiated lease is for 15 years, $150 million. before they sign off on it some supervisors want more information, wondering if there's a better option, like the city buying instead of leasing. if approved it would allow the d.a.'s office, adult probation
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department and police investigations unit to move out on july 1st or as they would say, not a moment too soon. live in the newsroom, anne makovec, kpix 5. for months a homeless encampment has been growing near the ashby bart station but the people who live there say they are not going anywhere. kpix 5's jessica flores reports from berkeley with more on the new lawsuit they hope will keep them from being evicted. >> reporter: that homeless encampment is right behind me. we are at mlk junior way and alcatraz. take a look behind it. it's prominent. there are signs everywhere. first they came for the homeless. another one says stop the war on the poor. now, these folks are heading to federal court today. they are asking a judge to extend an injunction to prevent bart from evicting the people who live in this area. the transit agency accuses them of trespass and because there's no running water or
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electricity, that it's a safety and health hazard. bart says the neighborhood association as well as montessori school nearby asked them to clear up the property. a week ago a judge issued a temporary restraining order stopping bart from evicting them. the attorneys for the group want it extended and argue that confiscating the group's property would violate their constitutional rights under the fourth and 14th amendments. >> they bring in a truck and grab tents and throw them in the truck and dispose of people's medication, personal property, laptops, computers, you know, everything. >> reporter: the camp has been here in berkeley since earlier this year. and these people again are headed to federal court in san francisco and that hearing is fornine a.m. in berkeley, jessica flores, kpix 5. now to the wine country wildfires. this morning, crews are reaching full containment on several of the fires. the nuns fire is out. the tubbs fire is at 99%
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containment. together, the two fires destroyed nearly 7,000 structures. the atlas fire is also out. the death toll from the fires now stands at 43. we just learned a girl passed away in the hospital sunday night. she and her farmly tried to escape the redwood complex fire three weeks ago. her 14-year-old bother also died in the fire. their parents are recovering in the hospital. this afternoon, california's insurance commissioner is expected to give an update on the loss claims reported from the wildfires. earlier this month, the state showed preliminary insurance claims were over $1 billion. however, a recent moody's report estimated that insured losses will be among the costliest ever recorded. based on that data it could be $4.6 billion or higher. help for the fire victims is coming from as far away as new york city. a benefit concert by a theater company is planned for sunday.
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broadway performers will hit the stage including a sonoma county native. $30 a person. the theater company will also live stream the show on its facebook page. the fbi is opening a preliminary inquiry into the $300 million whitefish energy holdings contract secured by the puerto rico electric power authority. the energy firm was contracted to rebuild the damaged electrical grid destroyed by the hurricane. this comes as members of congress have raised concerns over the manner in which the contract for essential work was award. this morning, there are new details in the harvey weinstein sexual assault scandal. the producers guild of america has permanently disgraced him from the organization. dozens of women have accused him of harassment or sexual assault. some women said they were raped by him. a weinstein spokesman denies he had nonconsensual sex with any of the people making the allegations. 6:10. causing concern. next dangerous lead levels at three san francisco schools.
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>> plus, under construction, the roadwork starting this week in san francisco and what you need to know to avoid delays. >> and speaking of those delays, we are tracking them along 880. this is if you are heading out of san lorenzo. how long will it take you to get to your destination? find out coming up. >> and a cooler than average halloween. a look at your temperatures once the sun sets. if you are heading out trick or treating later tonight. and we are tracking rain. more coming up. get 40% off on coit residential cleaning services
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including carpet and hardwood, tile, stone, even air ducts and window treatments. and your satisfaction is 100% guaranteed or your money back. that's 40% off everything coit cleans. call or click today. new data released from the district finds: at least 30 water taps at those schools te high levels of lead at three san francisco public schools. new data released from the district finds that at least 30 water taps at those schools tested for high lead levels. the highest levels were detected at san francisco international high school. district officials say that a water fountain at the school's gym tested 60 times higher than
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the maximum under federal health guidelines. dangerous levels of lead were also detected at malcolm x and west portal elementary school. today marin county's board of supervisors will consider a new set of regulations for medical marijuana businesses. under the proposal, medical pot retailers would only be able to dispense the product by delivery. the locations would have to be at least 600 feet from schools, daycare centers, youth centers and playgrounds. a public hearing and final vote are set for november 14th and it would only affect unincorporated areas of marin county. a traffic alert for san francisco commuters tomorrow. the sfmta will shift lanes on van ness avenue to begin replacing major utilities. those include water, sewer and emergency firefighting water systems. this is part of the van ness improvement project. once the lanes shift, two lanes traveling in the same direction will separate the path on either side of the median. >> that's good. but during construction, it's going to be a little bit of a
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mess there. >> it's already been a mess. they already have quite a bit going on along the stretch if you have traveled it. you know. >> that's true. >> but right now, we are tracking some -- this is some serious news. this is a rough start to the tuesday morning commute. reports of a fatal hit-and- run crash. this is involving a car that struck a pedestrian. and this is along 101 right at story road. we have emergency crews heading out towards the scene there and you can expect slowdowns. we're already seeing a bit of a backup developing just south of that crash there. keep that in mind. that's keeping your ride very heavy for those heading out of the dublin area on down towards highway 84. you're in the red now a little over 20 minutes. 880 whoo it is getting to be very crowded out there. this is right near just south of hesperian and you can see those taillights moving in the
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southbound direction. travel times, that's not the correct one. but we are tracking delays for drivers making their way from 238 to 237. it's getting close to 30 minutes and your ride over at the richmond/san rafael bridge things are definitely starting to heat up on your tuesday morning forecast. here neda with the forecast. not a hot halloween. it's going to be a cool one out there. no delays this morning. last night there were some fog delays so that impacted flights coming in and out of san francisco. high clouds concord right now 49 degrees cooled off a couple of notches. oakland 52. livermore 49. we'll see clouds at the coast especially during the day and it will be cool. temperatures below average for those trick or treaters. so that means long sleeves will
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help if you are putting your kids in the costumes. highs today 59 for san francisco. san rafael 67. napa 69. fremont 66 degrees. about 5 to 8 degrees below average for most of us. and once that sun goes down. here's what you can expect partly cloudy, temperatures in the 50s to low 60s for most of the bay area. try to take your children out before sundown. chance of rain later this week. rain coming down from the northwest. at the moment these models are not 100% certain. as we get closer to the thursday, friday morning, we'll have a better idea of how much we might see. north bay mountains two inches.
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san jose mountains, as well. a lot of rain from the system. along the coast in the north bay up to three-quarters. the rest of the bay area inch and a half. thursday night through saturday one storm system comes through. intense conditions at the sierra. things will be in effect with several feet of snow. it is no joke. that will be the first big snowfall. season. thank you. apple could soon drop qualcomm components in its next set of iphones and ipads. reuters say the tech giant has already made designs that would drop the chips supplied by qualcomm. it could impact devices released next fall. the two companies are in a
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leading battle over qualcomm's licensing terms. "waymo" is looking to the future. the company's ceo says its self- driving cars are close to being road ready. he added that "waymo" plans to partner with fiat chrysler, lyft and the rental car company avis to deploy it. "waymo" is already offering fully autonomous rides in chandler, arizona, outside phoenix. facebook is getting into the halloween spirit on its camera feature. it's offering 12 different spooky masks and backgrounds to share with families and friends. pretty good. social media site is also making it easier to trick or treat. it's sending reminders about events in your neighborhood. trick or street! every 49er fan out there. they are hoping it's a treat. new england quarterback is coming to san francisco. can he bring the patriots' magic with him? coming up. us at: cool schools at kpix- dot-com. ur what's cool about your school? email your nomination to us at, and we may feature your school on the thursday morning show. n-f-l... denver at kansas city.
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with the day off in the world series, i thought we might get a moment to breathe. not so fast! the 49ers rocked the nfl with a huge deal last night. they reportedly acquired jimmy garopollo from the patriots for a second round draft pick in the 2018 draft. during his four years in new england he only started two games backing up tom brady. they released brian hoyer who started the team's first six games of the season. last night one of the greatest players in sharks history returned to san jose as a member of the toronto maple leafs. >> welcome back, patrick and thank you for 20 years of sharks hockey!
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>> patrick marleau, welcomed back to the shark tank with a 90-second standing ovation. that's cool. third period san jose scored on the power play giving the sharks the lead and they win, 3- 2. steve kerr's message against the clippers, just hang on to the fricking basketball ball. 1st quarter kevin durant gets fouled, throws up the shot goes in, golden state 6 point lead. in the third, steph curry nails the three to end the quarter and gives the warriors a 21- point lead. he led all scorers are 31. in the fourth, nick young misses the three. but there's a rookie jordan bell from long beach flies in for the dunk. and the warriors who turned it over 26 times last night -- just 12 times last night, 11th straight win over the clippers. happy halloween ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ♪[ music ]
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we have been saying from day one there's been no evidence of trump-russia collusion. >> this morning, the trump administration goes on the offensive. >> they bring in a truck and grab tents and throw in the trucks and dispose of people's medications, personal property, laptops, computers, everything. >> the lawsuit bart is facing for its plans to evict those in a homeless camp near a station. >> plus, this morning, californians are filling up ahead of a gas tax increase. >> it's going to cost me more. >> how much more you can expect to pay starting tomorrow. >> but first, some of silicon valley's biggest tech companies will face some tough questions on capitol hill this morning.
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it is tuesday, october 31st. i'm kenny choi. >> i'm michelle griego. many are finding more signs of russian election activity. kpix 5's sandra osborne is live in front of facebook headquarters with a look at what to expect. sandra. >> reporter: good morning. representatives from many of the top silicon valley internet companies will be meeting in dc today to really talk about the scope of disinformation posted online from what they believe are russian operatives during the 2016 u.s. election cycle. leaders here at facebook, they believe 126 million users may have seen posts from russian operatives. that number by the way much higher than previously thought. google says it's found some evidence of what they claim is misuse of its platforms by a pro-russian government group. they also claim they found 18 youtube channels likely backed by russian agents. that's according to the "associated press."
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although they didn't receive many views during the ee evenings cycle. >> we are looking into a series of hearings and interviews and making sure we get toll bottom of it. when washington won't lead, we will. >> reporter: that was senator kevin de leon from los angeles. earlier this month, he said he hoped to investigate on a state level regardless of the latest judiciary hearing. and the senate judiciary subcommittee hearing is starting at 2:30 this afternoon eastern time in washington, dc. again with some representatives from top internet companies like google, twitter, facebook this hearing today, this is the first of a series of three this week. reporting live from menlo park, sandra osborne, kpix 5. >> that tech hearing comes as washington is buzzing over charges brought against three trump associate by special prosecutor robert mueller. the white house expected this week to be dominated by news of tax cuts, a new fed chief and president trump going to asia.
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this morning president trump said: to help break it down we turn to our washington insider marc sandalow. 1. marc, what laws do prosecutors say were broken? to help break it down, we turn to marc sandalow. marc, good morning. so what laws do prosecutors claim was broken? >> reporter: the word we keep hearing is collusion because of the heart of mueller's investigation is that the trump campaign somehow colluded with the russians to try to take the election away from hillary clinton. the charges filed yesterday really beat around the bush about it. paul manafort who was the trump campaign manager is charged with violating the foreign agent registration act for not, um, um, acknowledging he was campaigning and he was lobbying for the ukranians. and then this guy george papadopoulos, who was a foreign
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policy aid of the trump campaign, pleaded guilty about lying to federal prosecutors. none of that is collusion. but they signal that mueller is going hard after the trump administration. by going after manafort the way he did, he is clearly trying to scare or worry others who might be in similar positions that he is going to get you for whatever it is you did! if you are not honest about the collusion charges and the papadopoulos charges and most people never heard of him as donald trump said this morning, he has been cooperating with authorities now for three months. there's thought in washington that maybe he has been wearing a wire, maybe he has been getting others' emails. some people will look at this in the trump white house and think if they were not telling the truth, they better come clean now. >> so how removed is the president? >> reporter: right now, there is absolutely nothing in these court documents that points a finger at our president.
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it's not against the law for donald trump to have talked about meeting with vladimir putin, which is one of the things these documents tries to pin on him. it is against the law for the president or his campaign to have worked with the russians to try to beat hillary clinton. that's clearly illegal. so there is nothing criminal, it's a long stretch to file charges against our president. >> do you think this is politically damaging for the president? >> reporter: the damage is that the odds that something criminal comes out against president trump are much less likely than that something comes out that president trump has been lying. donald trump has lied, spoken untruths, said incorrect things so many times, some people think that won't hurt him. but what hurts him if it shows in these documents and the court cases shows he was working with high level operatives here in the united states to work with russians to
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try to take the election interest hillary clinton, if that happens, that's precisely the kind of dirty inside politics he has tried to fight against. that's not going to help him if he tries to claim he drained the swamp. >> we'll see if anything at all comes out of this. thank you for your insight. remember, "cbs this morning" will have live team coverage on the russian investigation and the tech hearings on capitol hill and that's starting at 7 a.m. right after our show. meanwhile, white house chief of staff john kelly spoke about the moments of u.s. history in a fox news interview. he was asked about the removal of historic but controversial plaques honoring george washington and general robert e. lee. >> robert e. lee was an honorable man. he was a man that gave up his country to fight for his state which in 150 years ago was more important than country. it was always loyalty to state first back in those days. >> he also said had official on both sides been able to
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compromise, the country may have been able to avoid some of the bloodshed. 6:36 right now. let's check weather and traffic. it's halloween. >> lots of people on the roads tonight. >> we have some slowdowns and just traffic did not take time off for halloween this morning. we have an earlier accident no longer blocking lanes. it stretches beyond 580 at alcosta. the crash was closer to berneal avenue. give yourself some extra time. it's about 25 minutes from 580 down towards highway 84. san mateo bridge, 24 minutes from 880 to 101.
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slow at the maze. high clouds out there. you'll see them obviously once official sunrise occurs but it looks like mostly sunny conditions for your halloween especially later on this afternoon. temperatures right now pretty cool for those ghosts and goblins. concord 49. livermore 49. san francisco 53. here's a look at the golden gate bridge. no marine layer. five to eight degrees below average on this day. it will be breezy. dress warmer this evening. we'll have the full forecast coming up. for months, a homeless encampment has been growing near the ashby bart station. but the people who live there say that they are not going anywhere. kpix 5's jessica flores reports from berkeley with more on the new lawsuit to keep them from getting evicted. >> reporter: that encampment is
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here on mlk, jr., way and adeline street. take a look behind me. you have probably seen this in berkeley. it's on the west side of the ashby bart tracks. it's been here since january of this year. the folks who live here say that they have a right to stay here and their lawyers say that they want a judge to extend an an temporary restraining order to let them stay here. bart says a neighborhood association and a school in the area asked the agency to clear up the property as they're trespassing and there's no running water, electricity, and it presents health and safety hazards. >> if the cities were to get together and build shelters for homeless, then we wouldn't trespass. it's not my choice to trespass. it's my circumstance. >> now, the lawyers say that
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removing them, removing and evicting people here would violate their 4th and 14th amendment constitutional rights. that case heads to federal court today in san francisco. that sharing 9 a.m. live in berkeley i'm jessica flores, kpix 5. today berkeley city leaders plan to discuss a proposal that would make changes to the police department's "use of force" policy. councilwoman kate harrison wants the department define use of force as any confrontation where physical force is used. currently the police department is only required to file reports when someone gets hurt, a weapon is used or a citizens files acomplaint. the trial resumes today in the shooting death of kate steinle. yesterday an officer said the bullet ricocheted and traveled the length of a football before hitting and killing her. that could help the case of jose garcia zarate who claims that the 2015 shooting was accidental. he contends that he found the gun in a t-shirt and it went
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off when he picked it up. the office conditions can be unpleasant and now there's a move to relocate workers at the hall of justice. they may go from bryant street into another building on rhode island street. anne makovec reports from the newsroom. >> reporter: unpleasant unsanitary downright dangerous conditions. today the board of supervisors is building on a new lease for a building on potrero hill and considering two properties in the south of market area all trying to move people out of the hall of justice. workers there have been been begging for it. the halls are dripping with rust, peeling paint and occasionally human waste from a leaky sewage system. it was built in 1958 and it houses the d.a.'s office, a jail with hundreds of inmates and criminal court. 30 years ago, the city was alerted to the fact that the building is unsafe and may
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crumble in an earthquake and possibly leaving prisoners trapped. >> earlier this year we had a sewage flood that took out multiple offices, 40 people evacuated, the entire bottom unit had sewage in the roof to people below. >> the negotiated lease for the building on potrero hill would get about 500 people out of the building for 15 years for $150 million. if approved, the agreements would allow the d.a.'s office, adult probation department and police investigations opportunity move out of the hall of justice on july 1st. live in the newsroom, anne makevoc, kpix 5. 6:42. just months after oroville dam's near disaster, crews face a looming deadline. the progress being made in the repair process. >> preparing for a new gas tax, how much more you will pay at the pump tomorrow. >> the market just opened up.
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bay coming up we'll get an update from kcbs radio's financial reporter jason brooks.
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appears to be winding down... joining us now... k-c-b-s radio financia bay area home prices may be falling and janet yellen's time at the federal reserve is coming to an end. kcbs radio's financial reporter jason brooks joins us with more. >> reporter: good morning. bay area home prices as high as you can get in this country but there could be a little bit of easing. the s&p kay schiller home price report for august says in the bay area, prices were down by a tenth of a percent from the prior month. that's not much. but it was the only monthly decline reported in the top 20
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market. year-over-year prices in the bay area still up by 6.1%. that's in the middle of the top 20, part and on pace with the national average. biggest gains in seattle, san diego and las vegas. seattle prices up over 13% from a year ago. federal reserve has a two-day meeting probably one of the final gatherings presided over by chairman janet yellen yellen. president trump is expected to nominate jerome powell as the next fed chief. that's expected to come on thursday. as far as this meeting goes, it's not expected that the fed will make any big moves. the odds are high for another rate hike though at the december meeting. stock market looking to rally after yesterday's mild sell-off. this morning, though, the stock market is flat. nasdaq up 20, s&p up 3, dow up 5. apple trading at a record high. back to you. >> thank you, jason brooks from kcbs radio. could be a confusing start
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to the new year for some people. that's when voter-approved proposition 64 will take effect making recreational marijuana legal under california law. because of vague wording in the state law local governments are scrambling to regulate the industry. >> the local control is always something that we are interested in. it really reflects more of the will of the community. >> 58 counties and more than 480 cities in the state can impose their own rules on marijuana. california state legislature approved a gas tax increase starting tomorrow. so get your gas today. officials say the increase is part of a huge transportation funding bill. gasoline will increase by 12 cents a gallon, 43%. and diesel will cost 20 cents a gallon with a tax jump of 125%. this increase will help get $54 billion in the next 10 years to public transit and state and local road improvements. >> we already pay a lot for gas
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in the bay area. so now it's going higher. >> taxes keep going up. >> yes. and the bridge tolls and you name it. speaking of the bridge, we have an accident. it's causing a big backup for anyone who is trying to get across the bay bridge this morning. here's a live look and you can see all those brake lights heading westbound into the tunnel at treasure island. we have a motorcycle injury crash right now 42 minutes. that's how long our travel time is telling us it's going to take drivers just to go from the maze into san francisco. we continue to see that backup stretch on to the 580 approach as well as the eastshore freeway. it's going to be a slow ride through berkeley and emeryville so give yourself some extra time this morning. again, 42-minute ride that's an additional 30 minutes on to your morning commute. eastshore freeway, that's about a 30-minute ride from 4 to the maze. richmond/san rafael bridge in the red now. you're heading from marina bay parkway to sir francis drake,
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across the span, just under 20 minutes. hat's a check of your traffic; over to you. let's check in with neda on the forecast. >> the sun is coming up. right now our vaca camera showing mostly dark conditions out there. mostly high clouds also out there this morning along the coastline. but pretty much the rest of the bay area will just see a few clouds mostly sunny conditions later on today when the clouds burn off. temperatures below average for all of you trick or treaters. happy halloween. gusts up to 20 miles an hour especially in san francisco. so can keep that in mind. satellite-radar shows the cloud cover burning off at the coast. you will see the sunshine for most of the day today. high temperatures 58 for half moon bay in pacifica so pretty chilly at the coast. temperatures for sunnyvale in the upper 60s, palo alto low
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70s. these are about five degrees below average over in the east bay upper 60s and low 70s for you in antioch and pittsburg. san francisco's high today 59. sausalito 61. novato at 71 degrees. and in the lower 70s to mid-70s if you go further up north. so once the sun sets, it will be 50s and 60s, partly cloudy conditions tonight. it's a good idea to go trick or treating before sundown especially if you have kids. here's a look at your futurecast, we are watching the storm system coming through. and a big issue with this could be the north bay hills. burn areas of course when a lot of rain comes down can cause mudslides so that's a concern. here are totals we may get from this storm system. up to 2 inches of rain across the north bay and along the coast possibly an inch, inch and a half of rain an check this out. two feet or more of sierra snow expected so thursday night through saturday is round one of the storm system and it's going to be cold so even down
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to 4,000 feet up across the sierra will see snow. up to a foot and a half of snow. that seven-day forecast shows the storm coming through thursday through saturday. we get a bit of a break, another storm system right behind it on sunday. and look how cool these temperatures will be. michelle? >> neda, thank you. it has been months since the oroville dam emergency and now this week marks a state deadline for the project. hundreds of workers have been getting ready to pour the final concrete on the spillway to meet tomorrow's state deadline. according to the department of water resources, crews are currently placing the last layer of concrete which will provide a stronger wearing surface. the rest of the work on the emergency spillway and main spillway is scheduled to be finished by the end of next year. time now 6:52. taking action. the proposal one lawmaker is putting forward to try to protect pg&e customers from being forced to pay up later. >> plus, internet companies are feeling the pressure to stop extremeist propaganda online.
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back in june, four major companies including facebook formed a global internet forum to counter-terrorism. >> this is a major step in reclaiming the internet from those who would use it to do us harm. >> reporter: internet companies have said they are working to balance removing criminal content with freedom of speech and civil liberties. today's hearing will be the first of a series of three taking place in washington, dc this week. reporting live in menlo park, sandra osborne, kpix 5. time now 6:57. time for your "final 5". three people have been indicted. they are the first charged in the investigation into whether members of the trump campaign colluded with russia. paul manafort and his business partner rick gates face a dozen federal counts. george papadopoulos a foreign policy adviser for the trump campaign was revealed to have pleaded guilty earlier this month. bowe bergdahl's sentencing hearing continues today. two weeks ago the former army sergeant pleaded guilty to
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desertion and misconduct before the enemy. yesterday he apologized. today is day 6 in a high- profile murder case in san francisco. yesterday, an officer testified the bullet that killed kate steinle ricocheted off the ground and traveled the length of a football field before hitting her. that could help the case of jose garcia zarate, accused of murdering her. in january, state senators plan to introduce a bill to make sure that customers won't have to pay the price if pg&e is found liable for the wine country wildfires. investigators are looking into downed power lines as one of the possible causes. the california state legislature approved a gas tax increase starting tomorrow. gas will go up 12 cents a gallon, 43% hike. expect delays, traffic alert in effect for drivers into san francisco. motorcycle crash blocking two lanes westbound inside the treasure island tunnel. so we have a big backup. it's just under an hour commute for drivers making their way from the maze into san
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francisco. you can see all those brake lights heading in that westbound direction. give yourself extra time. maybe use an alternate. use san mateo bridge heading into san mateo and pick up 101 into san francisco. it's getting brighter. we are seeing clearing this morning. here's the bay bridge. golden gate bridge. here's what you can expect. temperatures today will be a bit cooler than average and breezy today. so dress warmly this evening. vaca camera showing the glimpse of that sun starting to come up and it's cool out there right now. concord 48. oakland at 52 degrees. and your temperatures for today will be in the upper 60s, low 70s, even upper 50s for san francisco along the coast. >> quick, what is everyone going to be? >> a weather person. >> "sig alert." [ laughter ] ♪[ music ]
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good morning to our viewers in the west. it is october 31st, 201. welcome to cbs this morning. a former trump campaign adviser has been cooperating with mueller's investigation for three months. unsealed documents reveal how papadopoulos lied about his connections to russian operatives. plus former campaign chairman manafort and associate gates are under house arrest. the charges against them send a clear message this is just the beginning. learning more about the ambush that killed four u.s. soldiers. a local soldier trained by americans says someone in the village tipped off isis. did a south carolina wilderness camp cover up the circumstances surrounding the death of a


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