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it is friday, november 2nd. i'm kenny choi. >> ani'm michelle griego. let's say good morning to gianna and mary. how's everyone doing on this friday morning? >> happy friday. >> fine. we made it through the week. >> your voice still -- >> my voice needs to make it through this show. so hopefully it will. i have my tea. >> okay, good. >> so we're good. >> all right. yeah. and we are looking at a really nice day. so we have that in store for us with that sunshine: cool conditions, so a little cooler compared to yesterday. but still above average and that live look at the "salesforce tower" camera of the beautiful bay bridge. our temperatures are mild even toightn santa rosa, down49 rit . so your weather headlines, a mild start to the day. mainly clear skies. slightly cooler today. but still above average for this time of year for temperatures. now, we are watching offshore
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winds. and that will develop late tonight into tomorrow. so a fire weather watch with the high fire danger for the north bay and east bay hills due to dry gusty offshore wind and low relative humidity values. it gets even warmer tomorrow as high pressure really builds in. and that offshore flow will take you through the next several days. we'll have more coming up. good morning, mary. let's head to oakland right now, where we are dealing with a full freeway closure. this is due to roadwork. no accidents right now. so that's the good news. but north 880 is completely shut down at 23rd avenue. should be open about 5:00 this morning. you can see in our live shot here just at the top of the camera, traffic is starting to back up through there. you can use high street as an alternate. trucks, though, cannot use trger g rigs. but if you are smaller vehicle, 580 right around high street is a good alternate. bay bridge toll plaza looks good so far, so good no delays
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out of oakland into san francisco. great start there. and we have some roadwork along the peninsula south 101 from willow road to university avenue. three lanes closed until 5 a.m. that's a look at your morning drive. back to you. this morning, two of the bay area's biggest cities are getting involved in a private labor dispute. we have confirmed the san francisco board of supervisors plans to hold a special meeting today to discuss the marriott hotel strike. nearly 8,000 workers have been walking the picket lines for weeks now in eight u.s. cities. wednesday, mayor london breed and oakland mayor libby schaaf sent a letter to the company's ceo urging him to work with his employees toward a living wage. the battle of the bay was a blowout but this morning it's a kneeling cheerleader stealing the spotlight as the protest against the national anthem spread beyond the players.
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maria medina reports. >> i thought it was a constitutionally protected free speech. >> reporter: sitting just a few yards away, lenny spotted a 49er cheerleader kneel during the national anthem. >> pretty bold. >> reporter: decided to snap a picture and post it on twitter. within minutes, the snapshot of the cheerleader "taking a knee" was retweeted and liked hundreds of times. she was cities from a police officer. >> i can't use my phone -- she was steps away from a police officer. >> i can't use my phone because it's so many replies. some think it's awesome and others are like, you should fire her! >> america is the land of the free! we are free to do whatever we want. >> get rid of her. >> why? >> because i support the national anthem. >> rerter: the cheerleader's decision comes more than two years after former 49er quarterback colin kaepernick sat during the national anthem
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catapulting a storm of controversy that many times overshadowed football. in may the nfl announced a policy to fine players who "took a knee" and then took it back when challenged by the union. >> she doesn't get paid as much as football players. she can do what she wants. >> reporter: the identity of the cheerleader unknown but her actions are gaining national attention. >> i'm just here for the game. i had no intention of doing anything divisive or doing anything, you know, important. but all i did was take a picture. and i thought it was a gold moment. >> reporter: maria medina, kpix 5. this morning, we have a poll up on our facebook page asking, do you support cheerleaders kneeling during the national anthem? at last check, 62% say yes. 38% say no. also at the game last night, some fights broke out in the stands at levi's stadium. in this video posted on twitter, you can see see several rival fans getting into a brawl. one gets pinned on the ground. and our very own vern glenn also tweeted about witnessing a fight. he said security carried a
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raiders fan away after he got smacked in the jaw and fell back two rows. coming up later, dennis o'donnell will have highlights from the game. oakland city council race has turned ugly after one candidate found a message of hate scrawled across his signs. he told kpix 5's juliette goodrich that he has no idea who is targeting him or why. >> reporter: it's not unusual for campaign signs to be torn down, even stolen and, yes, it is unfortunate, but when joseph noticed his signses were spray-painted with messages like this, and even more so this week, tonios said something has to be done. and just this week, swastikas and other messages of hate spray-painted on his campaign sign. this one found near as scott near the area and then he started to worry for his family and called police when
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more messages appeared this week. >> very concerned. i watch my back. i check on my kids more often. >> reporter: tanios says this vandalism doesn't represent the values of oakland, a city he has lived and raised his two daughters in the past 22 years. >> i love oakland. i grew up in oakland. i made it home. >> reporter: tanios says he didn't know why or who would be targeting him specifically. >> emotionally and mentally and i don't know how to explain it -- >> reporter: do you want to quit? >> no. i didn't want to quit, but i have second thoughts. >> reporter: why? >> i'm questioning who is targeting me? why? >> reporter: and with just a few more days until election day, tanios says this will not stop him and it won't define his campaign. in fact, he says, he is more determined than ever. in oakland, juliette goodrich, kpix 5. bullets fly during a wild
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high-speed chase across several cities. vallejo police opened fire on a man who was heavily armed. it started around 1 p.m. when vallejo officers got a tip about an armed man parked outside a home. police chased him 30 miles to oakland at up to 120 miles an hour. >> vehicle a toyota 4runner black that he is chasing, carrying an uzi and handguns, has full body armor. >> you can hear dispatchers warning responding units about the suspect carrying assault weapons and body armor. police say at one point during the chase, he started shooting at officers. officers returned fire and the suspect crashed near 22nd avenue and international boulevard. the suspect was treated at the scene and taken into custody. his condition is unknown at this time. it's unclear when police opened fire or whether the suspect was still in his suv. >> the situation the officers found themselves this is a heavily armed suspect with assault weapons and pistol and there's other information that
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i'm not going to release right now that the officers had knowledge of and so you -- it's a judgment call that the officer has to make in the pursuit. >> one officer had minor injuries. oakland police are now taking over the criminal investigation while vallejo police will conduct an internal probe. a deadly confrontation between oakland police and a homeless man found passed out with a pistol by his side. >> get your hands off the gun!! get your hands -- [ gunfire ] [muted] ] >> 32-year-old joshua pollack was shot dead 47 seconds after he started to regain consciousness. his family says that he was mentally ill and addicted to drugs. they are now suing opd. the shooting happened back in march. the alameda county d.a.'s office is still looking into it. opd had no comment on the case. they said in a statement that
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the department is, quote, committed to transparency. a peeping suspect is now under arrest in berkeley. surveillance video showed a man looking into windows in early october. police say that they spotted him on university avenue last friday and then took him into custody. investigators believe that this 27-year-old man, gary fowler, is homeless. fowler now faces charges of lewd conduct and prowling. time check 4:39. >> new company says it can revolutionize firefighting. coming up, bay area communities want to know more while state and federal agencies say they are not interested. >> and let's head outside before we go to break. a live look from our "salesforce tower" camera looking north. we'll be right back. here are the facts.leading attacks against prop c. the city's chief economist says prop c will "reduce homelessness" by creating affordable housing, expanding mental-health services, and providing clean restrooms and safe shelters with independent oversight, open books,
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and strict accountability measures to make sure every penny goes to solving our homeless crisis. vote yes on c. endorsed by the democratic party, nancy pelosi, and dianne feinstein.
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surprise! the queen of tv hit the campaign trail in georgia
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yesterday. some voters who answered the door were stunned to see oprah on the other side. she was there to support democrats stacey adams and others who is hoping to become the first black woman to govern a u.s. state. after door to door, held it a pure they held a pair of town hall meetings. speaking to an enthusiastic crowd in marietta, oprah encouraged them to make their voices heard next tuesday. meanwhile, president trump was busy campaigning in missouri for a new immigration crackdown with four migrant caravans now making their way to the border. the president announced a plan to require asylum seekers to present themselves at a legal port of entry. u.s. immigration law currently allows for asylum applications between border crosses. we have you covered on election night with live result and analysis all
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evening long starting at 8 p.m. with our special live stream on a federal grand jury in san francisco has indicted a chinese government-owned company for economic espionage targeting a u.s. tech company with bay area ties. the defendants including a second company in taiwan are accused of conspiring to steal, convey and possess stolen trade secrets from chipmaker micron technology. >> it's time for china to join the community of lawful nations. international trade has been good for china, but cheating must stop. >> micron is based in boise, idaho, but has offices in milpitas. it has a large share of the dynamic random access memory industry, dram for short. the justice department says china didn't have that technology until recently. an update on a new environmentally friendly way to fight wildfires. we first told but the company that says its product can put
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out fires in record time. but kpix 5's julie watts explains that the company is getting some push-back from state and federal agencies. >> reporter: the homes behind me are a perfect example of the increasing fire risk as communities continue to expand into areas with dense vegetation. now one company claims it can revolutionize firefighting but state and federal agencies say, they're not interested. a raging pallet fire flames shooting feet into the air, put out in about 20-second using water with an additive calls ptx. >> our product is going to save them money because all the fires will go out fast. >> reporter: they claim it puts out fires faster than any other market product. in a demo, water on the left, ptx on the right. the additive put out the fire almost a minute faster and left the burned wood cool to the touch. firefighters watching were impressed with the claims that unlike current retardant, ptx is biodegradable and nontoxic. >> i would highly suggest testing it out.
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>> reporter: cal fire says that won't be happening soon, at least not at the state and federal level. >> i'm all for improving on what we have if that exists. >> reporter: cal fire says they don't have the test facilities needed to ensure new products are safe and effective. so they rely on the federal national forest service for testing, which tells us ptx doesn't meet its requirements of either water enhancer or foam specification. so they have no plans to test it, either. >> seeing it firsthand you become a believer. >> reporter: the fire chief from san mateo says while calf fire and the feds may not be interested, san mateo city is. he was one of half a dozen fire chiefs who showed up to a recent demonstration and were especially impressed with how little water was needed and how fast the charred pallets cooled. >> you can touch ro. >> reporter: the chief has been waiting for the product to hit the market. it's officially available today. now, he tells us it will take some time to get this product approved for testing even at the local level but he says it will be a matter of months. meanwhile, cal fire says there are products that make similar claims and to ear,
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art leohibited oi the testing. they say they simply don't have the facilities. in san mateo county, julie watts, kpix 5. we have been enjoying this weather so much, even the weather coming up this weekend but we have to remember the high fire danger. >> unfortunately, everything is very dry. in fact, the fuels and the vegetation, record dry conditions. because of that, we have offshore winds that will kick in tonight into tomorrow night. because of that, a fire weather watch is in effect in the north bay and east bay hills late tonight into tomorrow night about 1,000 feet, gusty winds up to 50 miles an hour very low relative humidity, so critical fire conditions through tomorrow there. so watching that very closely for you. live look with our south bay cam looking towards san jose this morning. clear skies and mild temperatures even cool in
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spots from 50 in concord -- 56 in concord, 60 oakland, 53, saf 58, san jose 58. santa rosa 49. so here's what you can expect as we take you through the day. a mild start with mainly clear skies. slightly cooler today, but still above average with plenty of sunshine and again that fire weather watch with a high fire danger as we go through late tonight into tomorrow. the satellite and radar view, we are going to stay dry with that ridge of high pressure in place. and we are looking at that minimal ocean influence for tomorrow, that offshore flow. because of that, above average temperatures for tomorrow. so for saturday, temperatures really will be soaring once again. and as you look ahead to next week, futurecast stopping the clock on wednesday, we'll see cooler temperatures next week as that ridge of high pressure at least backs off a little bit and we'll see a little bit of an onshore flow later next
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week. but we are going to see those temperatures above average for this time of year through the weekend. 70 for a high today in san francisco. 74 in oakland. 75 in fremont. 79 in san jose. and low 80s for santa rosa and napa. by the way, this saturday at at&t park, sunny and the low 70s for that bay area science fair. check out saturday. it will be a warm one for sure. we "fall back" sunday morning there. but you can see temperatures on the warm side for sunday, monday. and then a little bit cooler beginning on tuesday through next week. we are accident-free right now. so if you are heading to work early this morning, no problems problems. slow as expected out of tracy westbound 580.
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gets a lot better at grant line with no delays to the dublin interchange, only 24 minutes now. no troubles right now along highway 4. you have an easy ride westbound, antioch into pittsburg. in fact, if you are traveling westbound all the way towards the eastshore freeway, you shouldn't have any troubles this morning. powell street at 80 through emeryville, towards the bay bridge, so far, so good. 15 minutes westbound eastshore freeway, highway 4 to the maze. free-flowing over the bridge from oakland into san francisco. an easy drive across the upper deck of the bay bridge. 880 at 23rd, 40 minutes from 238 to the maze. but again, should be cleared within the next 10 minutes of overnight roadwork. san francisco may have embraced the idea of bike sharing but some people are
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angry over one company's facility. they say it has no business being in their neighborhood. john ramos reports. reporter: neighbors on this block in san francisco say it's been a rude awakening ever since uber moved into this building. the building near green and octavia used to be an auto body repair shop that had a special permit to operate in a residential zone. but about a month ago, uber opened this 24-hour bicycle repair and recharge facility for its jump electric bike sharing business. neighbors say the noisy rollup door is opening and closing all night long as trucks arrive to drop off and pick up bikes. this woman lives next door and says there's no escaping the noise. >> with the garage door up, the trucks going in the bikes going off, a hot of noise, a lot of talk. >> reporter: -- a lot of noise, a lot of talk. >> reporter: neighbors say the tall apartment buildings and victorian homes tend to focus sound so the noise in the windows is amplified. >> we are in a unique area
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where sound carries different ways and up high above you can hear things that you might not necessarily hear at their level. >> it's been awful. and the neighbors have been surprised that nobody was contacted on the street about this kind of use. >> reporter: it turns out the city wasn't contacted, either. this letter to the buildings owner from the planning department says the 24-hour bike shop does not qualify under the previous tenant's use permit. uber told us in a written statement today, jump plans to cease nighttime operation and we will continue working with the planning department to address any concerns. but the notice of enforcement demands uber immediately discontinue use of the facility until they get a new permit. so far, that hasn't happened and the neighbors are wondering why not. >> they keep saying they shouldn't be operating 24 hours and yet they are. >> ramos, kpix 5. time now 4:51. >> a humpback whale in trouble. crump, you will see the risk
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this california man took to set it free. >> and here's a live look outside this time looking at san jose. we'll be right back. proposition 11 solves two issues. first, it continues to pay paramedics while we're on break. second, it ensures the closest ambulance can respond if you call 9-1-1. vote yes on 11.
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proposition 11 "a common sense solution" to protect public safety. it ensures the closest ambulance remains on-call during paid breaks "so that they can respond immediately when needed." vote yes on 11. it is finally friday. we're looking at temperatures cooler than yesterday but still above average for this time of year. check out our highs across the south bay. looking at 79 in san jose for a high temperature. across the east bay 80 for you in walnut creek. danville at 81. across the north bay, looking at upper 70s to low 80s. petaluma at 78. 81 for novato. 82 sonoma.
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berkeley a high of 71 across the east bay and 72 in alameda and we'll talk about the weekend forecast coming up in just a few minutes. two popular film detectives are heading back to the big screen and you can soon bid on pieces of television history. chris martinez has those stories and more in today's "eye on entertainment." >> it's official! bad boys 3! >> reporter: the bad boys are back. will smith and martin lawrence announced their reprisal as buddy detectives in a new installment of the bad boys film franchise. the first two were released in 1995 and 2003. no word yet on a release date. kobe bryant has big plans for the new year. the basketball superstar plans to release five preteen and young adult novels starting in 2019. each novel will be conceptualized by bryant and
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written by others. and hundreds of collectibles from iconic tv shows are going up for auction. the collection owned by a long-time memorabilia collector includes the riddler's green jacket from the first episode of the 1960s batman series, and a captain kirk costume from the original "star trek." >> it is the costume he wore when i consisted uhura in tv's first -- when he kissed uhura in tv's first interracial kiss in 1968. a lot of history in that costume. we are expecting $60,000 to $80,000. >> reporter: the auction will be held december first and bids will be accepted online. that's your "eye on entertainment." chris martinez, cbs news, los angeles. this is cool. two commercial fishermen made an incrediblably risky move when they saw a whale in distress. they helped. >> get it! before she dives! cut it! >> the fishermen saw a humpback whale tangled in rope
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in morro bay in september. the coast guard said they couldn't respond for hours so one of them jumped onto the whale's back. it struggled and slammed its tail against the boat but the fisherman cut the boat and freed it. but the coast guard says this was incredibly dangerous and the best thing to do is call for help. the whale is okay and these guys. >> that's risky, though. time now 4:57. >> tempers flare at the battle of the bay. punching and shoving in the stands. the football fans' scuffles all caught on camera, coming up. >> reporter: plus, governor jerry brown is getting out on the campaign trail in opposition of prop 6. that measure wants to get rid of the gas tax.
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here are the facts.leading attacks against prop c. the city's chief economist says prop c will "reduce homelessness" by creating affordable housing, expanding mental-health services, and providing clean restrooms and safe shelters with independent oversight, open books, and strict accountability measures to make sure every penny goes to solving our homeless crisis. vote yes on c. endorsed by the democratic party, nancy pelosi, and dianne feinstein.
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bay area mayors step in to end the marriott strike. this morning, the rare and urgent move they are making to get workers off the picket lines. >> plus, governor jerry brown has stayed out of the election until today. why he is speaking out now against proposition 6. >> and another national anthem protest, this time from a 49ers cheerleader. good morning, it is friday, november 2nd. i'm michelle griego. >> good morning. i'm kenny choi. it is 5:00 right now. as we head outside take a look at our cameras, our traffic cameras, on the right 880. there's been some roadwork there. gianna has you covered coming up in just a bit and on the left a nice clear shot of the embarcadero and our "salesforce tower" camera looking south looking pretty out there. i don't know about you, but i have been ready for friday since monday. >> of course! >> of course. >> it is nice to finally be here at the weekend. hopefully my voice can hold up. >> doing fine so far. >> you can make it. >>


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