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yes, protects kids from nicotine addiction. vote yes on 31. it's a choice between two fundamentally different onto vo democrat out of office. we're election day is tomorrow, and more than 40 million americans have cast early ballots . the final push on the campaign trail before voters head to the polls. >> bay area voters, with a lot on their minds ahead of election day, so we asked about your concerns. >> my big issue is student loan forgiveness. >> crime, the level of crime we're seeing. >> a closer look at what voters want and what the midterms mean for california.
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a nerve-racking type or meta-employees. the new report on whether they could be out of jobs as soon as this week. >> we have plenty of rain in the forecast for us as we kick off this workweek just in time to head out to the polls. we'll talk about that coming up in your full forecast. later , an experience of a lifetime. i take you into my amazing flight during fleet week through virtual reality. >> going to want to stay tuned for that. it's pretty neat. tomorrow's pivotal midterm elections are now just hours away. nationwide, more than 40 million americans have voted early , content that could shift the balance of power to republicans. over the weekend, president biden campaigned in new york for governor kathy hochul , try to blunt the momentum of her republican challenger lee zeldin in an unexpectedly tight race for the president and former president barack obama rallied in pennsylvania with senate candidate john fetterman, who is in a tight contest with dr. oz. former president trump
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held a rally in the battleground state and made a stop in miami , teasing the possibility he may run for the white house in 2024. first, twitter slashes thousands of jobs from its workforce. now, facebook's parent company meta is about to do the same. the wall street journal reports meta is preparing to announce thousands of layoffs as early as wednesday. facebook employees caanssentraveleen told st this . e job cutangveoksa ci t was t d moreis on saying earlier you had your windshield wipers the whole way in . are drivers going to be doing that? >> it's going to start tapering off as we head in the morning hours, but we need to be careful about where we're talking about because this is a look at the doppler this
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morning. that weak system that settled its way in, that's the reason why i was dealing with the windshield wipers at 3:00. now, we're sandwiched between two breaks in that system. we're starting to see rain trickle its way into the north bay, but as we head into the afternoon, it looks like it's mostly staying in the north bay. keep that in mind. for our friends in napa and sonoma, you want to bring the rain jackets wherever you go, but once we head into the late evening hours tonight, that's where the impressive storms are going to happen. this is an overnight system. this is a front leading edge of another cold front early into the morning hours tomorrow. keep that in mind. more rain is expected for us as we take a look at the numbers, they are not that impressive around 4:30, but when they become impressive is the overnight hours and by tomorrow morning . we will talk about that and how that can impact you coming bit. we can't emphasize this enough . be extra careful on the roads this morning. we're going to start off in the east bay. you see some traffic
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building up going westbound on highway 4 from highway 160 over to i-80, so about a 36 minute drive in that direction in walnut creek having eastbound, there are reports of an accident right before that 680 connector to the number two lane is blocked. this is because of vehicles that were spinning around. take it slow on those wet roads this morning. over to the bay bridge, there's a bit of a buildup because of a stalled big rig we have been talking about.'s i-80 heading westbound. the slow lane is blocked on treasure island road. to give you live look at the bay bridge, metering lights are on, but that's adding it to the traffic at that big rig we have been mentioning. it's already a 30 minute drive from the maze into the city. the midterms are inching closer, and millions have already voted with the talk of a building red wave. our betty yu has more on what this means for the state of california. >> reporter: california is dominated by democrats , which means the party is taking blame
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for a range of problems like high taxes, gas prices, and the homeless crisis. these grievances could be a potential benefit for republicans. there is an all out effort to get out the vote with four u.s. presidents on the campaign trail from florida to pennsylvania. >> it is a choice , a choice between two vastly different visions of america. >> truth and facts and logic and reason and basic decency are on the ballot. >> if you want to stop the destruction of our country and save the american dream, then this tuesday, you must vote republican in a giant red wave. >> reporter: pennsylvania and georgia are among the five tossup races that could decide control of the u.s. senate . >> the california voter who is sort of trying to figure out why this is relevant?
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california matters, one, because it's where the money is, two, it's where the populace is, and everything that plays out in the rest of the eastern part of the united states is multiplied here because there are more americans in california than any other state in the country. >> reporter: james taylor is a political science professor at the university of san francisco . >> the republicans have targeted california like they did with gavin newsom's recall and another number of south california alina district. they hope to lead the balance to the house being captured by the republican party's. >> reporter: we at the area voters about their top concerns. >> my big issue is the student loan forgiveness. >> [ bleep ] is getting really expensive. >> crime , the level of crime that we're seeing in our you know, our area. you know, it is sad, so that is my biggest concern, more than the economy or anything else. >> reporter: betty yu, kpix 5. >> many voters say they are
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worried, frustrated, and distrust the current political system. meanwhile, big changes coming to oakland and san jose. >> these are races we have been following your both cities have two term mayors who are leaving office after two years, and the races between santa clara county supervisor cindy chavez and current san jose city council meant councilwoman thao. county supervisor chavez is a seasoned politician with nearly 2 decades of government service under her belt . mahan is a relative newcomer to politics, right in the middle of his first term on the city council. >> the city of san jose is e es country, and i am running for mayor because i want to be learning on the job. >> voters are looking for a change in direction. they want to know what we're going to do differently. >> current mayor sam liccardo has endorsed mahan, while chavez has the report support of representative zoe lofgren. the race to replace libby chaff. da lin talked to the top
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four candidates over the weekend. >> reporter: doorknocking, shaking hands , passing out campaign flyers , and connecting with voters . each candidate putting mileage on those walking shoes today as they canvas neighborhoods to solicit votes. >> thank you for voting, and we'll let you be on your way. >> reporter: the top four candidates say they are focused on crime and homelessness. east oakland councilmembers loren taylor and treva reid are moderate democrats who have formed an alliance . ignacio de la fuente is an old-school democrat who is coming out of retirement , and councilwoman sheng thao is considered a progressive candidate . >> on the unity candidate in the sense that i have the strong support of my council colleagues. >> reporter: councilwoman thao said she will focus on violence prevention, intervention, and
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major police have resources to fight crime. >> we need a change. people are dying for a change, so therefore, i am the change agent. >> reporter: loren taylor. >> councilman taylor said his track record of getting things done is what people should vote for him. >> i look for to representing you. making progress instead of just plain progressive politics. >> reporter: he says on top of more resources for the youth, he will hire more cops to address the violence. >> voting for loren taylor, number one, will ensure oakland does move forward in addressing the tough challenges. >> reporter: councilwoman reid says all the other candidates can talk about crime, but her personal experience is why she's dedicated to fighting crime. >> public safety comes from just a deeply personal place , da lin. we lost our son brandon to gun violence 2013 halloween night, so long before i became city councilwoman, i've been fighting to keep other people's children safe. >> reporter: she said she will work with the community and police. >> we have been and multiple churches this morning with a big push for souls to the polls with a lot of our faith leaders here. >> reporter: ignacio de la fuente running for mayor.
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>> de la fuente said he tires of the shooting and lawlessness and oakland. that's why he is back. >> i'm the person with experience and background and political backbone to get the city back on track. >> reporter: he blames city leaders for failing to enforce existing laws. >> i want to enforce the law. i'm going to hire more police officers, train them, give them the political backing to do their job . >> reporter: four candidates admit changing oakland won't be easy, and it will take time, but they are ready. in oakland, i'm da lin, kpix 5. >> we've got you covered on election night , national races and results on kpix 5, local races on kbcw, and streaming on cbs news bay area. our coverage begins tomorrow at 5:00. we have to talk about this. >> this is amazing. a new york knicks fan made a difficult half-court shot, and they won a brand-new kia saturday. you can see the crowd is going
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wild. the fan who was wearing a jersey banked in the shot and chest bumped knicks' r.j. barrett. >> the crowd is going wild. >> look at that again. look at him go. steph curry right there. >> there you go. >> he probably didn't care that the knicks lost. >> i got a new car. got the shot. >> i don't need an uber home. >> shout out to him, by the way. a scary scene for some in san mateo. what officials want you to keep in mind after a mountain lion sighting. this is what voting yes on prop 31 means. yes on 31 ends the sale of candy flavored tobacco products. yes, stops big tobacco from targeting our kids. yes, protects kids from nicotine addiction. vote yes on 31.
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this is what voting yes on prop 31 means. yes on 31 ends the sale of candy flavored tobacco products. yes, stops big tobacco from targeting our kids. yes, protects kids from nicotine addiction. vote yes on 31. 6:13 . on the bay area., we should learn details about the remains of alexis gabe , the
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east bay woman who has been missing for months. she disappeared in january after visiting the antioch home of her ex-boyfriend, marshall curtis jones. he died during a shootout with washington state police in june as they tried to arrest him. her remains were found thursday in plymouth east of sacramento , an area john had traveled to . after she disappeared, police scheduled a press conference for this morning. there's been another mountain lion sighting in san mateo. it is the third one in the past nine days . look at it on your screen. two of the sightings happen saturday. san mateo residents at a mountain lion jumped into his backyard and got one of his chickens. someone else saw one around 6:00 last night near laurel creek. officials are reminding people to keep a close eye on your children, pets, and not to approach the animal. do you think that animal will be roaming around in the rain? >> i don't know. >> we're going to get a lot of it. >> there's a lot of coyotes
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over there. let's take a live look outside. a beautiful city of san francisco. partly cloudy skies about as we're waking up this morning, but the rain is making its debut pretty shortly. i had to turn on my windshield wipers this morning heading into work as i was driving at 3:00 a.m. we're seeing a break in the system. scattered showers returning in the forecast north of us. as we head in the late morning hours, early afternoon, notice how a lot of the south bay is spared. i talked about earlier. i will be the trend for us today once we head into the overnight hours. that is when the next cold front settled its weight in. heavy pockets of brain associated with this. it's always the front leaning into the cold front that brings in the rain, and right behind it is cold air. i will continue to be the case for us tomorrow morning. let's take a look at the rain totals. around 5:00 tonight, only getting about a 10th of an inch on average. anywhere from sonoma or napa. once we head into the overnight system entering tomorrow morning, that's where it becomes really impressive.
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that's also the case for us in the south bay. we're barely getting a trace of rain this afternoon, but once we head into the overnight system, close to two inches near redwood city. wow, that's really impressive for an overnight system, but it makes sense . that's pushing its way up into the sierra, where snow levels right now are dropping down to around 4000 feet with about 22 inches of snow close to donner pass and even south of that too. want to head over to truckee, not impressive yet, but that's okay . it's the early ski season for our bay area ski bums. it's going to be a great season if you see this early system push in november. that rain tapers off as we head into tuesday. once we wrap up this week into the weekend, we will slowly start to see temperatures rise , but it's nothing too crazy. a lot more sunshine in the forecast for us in the north bay as early as thursday. we will keep you updated in the weather center. as you get your work week
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started, let's take a look at how your roadways are looking this monday morning. we're going to start with the dublin to change it doesn't actually heading eastbound with the slow lane blocked on 580 near javier road. you can see does brake lights on our live cam on both sides. it's about a 54 minute drive heading westbound from 205 to 680 . let's go to the bay bridge. it looks like they have been able to clear out that stalled big rig on i-80 heading westbound that we have been talking about. traffic is slowly getting underway, so if we get you live look, it is down right now, but it is going along there. if we get you live look at the san mateo bridge, you can see things are picking up. you're starting to see more brake lights out on the road. get yourself some extra time there. there's about a 12 minute drive from 882 highway 101 . i know the bay bridge cam was off there, but it's about a 30 minute drive heading from the maze into the city. time now is 6:18. dusty baker is finally a world series winning manager . the success
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for some former giants at the astros win the fall classic. plus. >> [ music ] dance into the fire. it's all we need. [ music ] >> you are listening to duran duran. the members, officially inducted into the rock 'n roll hall of fame. this is what voting yes on prop 31 means. yes on 31 ends the sale of candy flavored tobacco products. yes, stops big tobacco from targeting our kids. yes, protects kids from nicotine addiction. vote yes on 31.
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domestic battery. embezzlement. misuse of public funds. lily mei not only stood by fremont's disgraced city manager instead of the victim. behind closed doors, she brokered a deal giving him hundreds of thousands of your tax dollars.
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we can't trust lily mei. aisha wahab is a leader we can count on to improve public safety, invest in schools, and lower costs for families. she's endorsed by the democratic party and planned parenthood. aisha wahab for state senate. this is what voting yes on prop 31 means. yes on 31 ends the sale of candy flavored tobacco products. yes, stops big tobacco from targeting our kids. yes, protects kids from nicotine addiction.
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vote yes on 31. it is time now for the morning mix. did you happen to catch the world series this past weekend? >> no. >> unfortunately, baseball season is officially over. the
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houston astros won, but a bright side for us in the bay area, two former giants won with the astros utility player helped houston win this year's ranking the giants acquired him at the trade deadline in 2019 , then traded him to houston earlier this year. during the world series, he shared a post on his instagram that that he was the first player from honduras to be in the world series. i thought that was pretty cool. we all know of course the legend dusty baker , when he was manager in san francisco, helping the giants get to the fall classic back in 2002. >> hoping i gave some people the same hope my mom and dad, you know, gave me. >> baker broke into baseball in 1968 and won the world series with the dodgers but never won one when he started managing in 1993. until now. so from the bay area to you, congratulations, dusty baker . i love to see that. so many people, posting about him. very
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much well-deserved. >> shout out to him. i want to shout out mattress mack. he won $75 million, the largest payout in sports betting history. he is sitting on donal. >> he is so awesome because he said if you want, he was going to take up like $3000 for anyone who bought a mattress, so he's really paying it forward, but he's got a good payout for sure. let's talk rock 'n roll. saturday,
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ths wh voting yeflo. yes, stops big tobacco from targeting our kids. yes, protects kids from nicotine addiction. vote yes on 31.
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this is what voting yes on prop 31 means. yes on 31 ends the sale of candy flavored tobacco products. yes, stops big tobacco from targeting our kids. yes, protects kids from nicotine addiction. vote yes on 31. right now on kpix 5 at 6:30, candidates are in their final sprints ahead of tomorrow's midterm elections. president biden and three former presidents spent the weekend crisscrossing the
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country in an effort to boost turnout for the parties. cbs reporter skyler henry is tracking the campaigns that he joins us live from capitol hill. good morning to you, skyler. >> reporter: justin, good to see you, and a good morning to you. the big names, they are certainly out there making sure they are in those battleground states trying to do their part for their parties' candidates to ensure voters get out and head to the polls is something else to pay attention to, both republican and democratic candidates will lock in today to their closing arguments, if you will , really keying in on those main issues that voters say they are interested in. over the weekend, four u.s. presidents hit the campaign trail, a day after president biden and former president barack obama made a joint push for pennsylvania's democrats .
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mr. biden went to new york. >> reporter: this election is not a referendum. it is a choice between two fundamentally different visions of america. >> reporter: former president donald trump also went to pennsylvania saturday, then to florida on sunday. >> you need to devote every democrat out of office and vote for republicans up and down the ballot. >> reporter: while former president bill clinton was in nevada. >> everything i worked for all my life is on the line now. >> reporter: history in the midterms typically favors the party currently not holding the presidency. of candidates make their final push , they are trying to leave voters on a series of hot button issues, like crime. >> what we are here talking about in the need to fight crime, it should not even be viewed as a democrat versus republican issue. >> we have to get illegal guns out of the hands of the people . >> reporter: and inflation. >> look at the economy. look at
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the economy. they have destroyed it. >> i'm going to keep working on this issue to bring down costs. >> political violence remains a concern heading into tomorrow. the federal intelligence bulletin warned domestic violence extremists across the ideological spectrum pose a heightened threat to the midterm and beyond election day come as though there are no specific threats currently. something else to pay attention to . we talked about the tens of millions of those headed to the polls. one research group says this midterm could be the most expensive election in american history , as they totaled some $17 billion going to both federal and state races across the country. >> skyler, good insight. before we let you go, and candidates may closing arguments to voters, have there been any themes in their messaging? >> reporter: yeah. we can start with president biden, for one, who's made remarks over the last few weeks really keying and, saying this election is really about the state of the democracy. we have also heard teams such as the
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state of crime, the economuny r those issues as they try to get as many voters as possible. >> skyler, thank you so much for your reporting. back home, we are taking a close look at top stories. elon musk and twitter. he said he will suspend anyone impersonates another account on the platform to keep from being suspended. users have to declare the impersonation a parody, and so debt on cue, kathy griffith account was suspended after she changed her account's display name and photo elon musk and mocked the new ceo. tonight, you have a chance at winning nearly $2 billion. nobody want saturday nights record high powerball jackpot. it has now grown to $1.9 billion. we're taking a live look at a 76 gas station on washington avenue and in san leandro. a powerball ticket was
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sold there. it feels like we hit the jackpot with all this rain, when it would've helped during fire season earlier , and we started ski season too. >> very exciting for a lot of people. >> we have been seeing so much rain in the past couple of days, but we have been seeing a plethora of snow up in the sierra, and we will highlight that and talk about snow levels in a bit. let's take a local real fast. we woke up with scattered showers in the forecast. that system has pushed to the south, but we have more where that came from. it is a gloomy day for us. some low hanging clouds . they are very dark. it looks like it's going to rain, and trust me when i say it's going to especially in the north bay, where we're expecting heavy amounts of pain throughout the morning and even into the afternoon . scattered showers in the forecast for us pretty much all morning. i will push its way into santa rosa, napa, even up into sonoma, but for the most, south is spared. we will see sunnier conditions, at least more clear conditions until the late evening hours tonight . another cold front
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debuts it's up into the overnight hours and even tomorrow morning for that matter . behind a major cold front like this, it is more cold, dense air following your daytime highs tomorrow going to be very chilly. we will talk more about that and what you can expect for the rest of the week, coming up. let's take a look at how things are looking for our super commuters this morning over at the altamont pass, not much has changed. average speed is about 90 miles an hour, westbound on i-80 six. 2052 680, starting to see it pick up. it's about a 55 minute drive heading into the city. let's give you a look back at that crash on 680. again, near hop yard road, looking like they got it cleared out, and you can see traffic is moving along in that area. let's see if we can give you a live look . our bay bridge cam is back. that commute should start to pick up, now that the stalled big rick is out of the way, so
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you're starting to see things get better. now, it's about a 22 minute drive from the maze into the city. let's give you quick look at one of our main travel times. it's about a 43 minute drive from 160 over to i-80. good monday morning to you. let's look at in money watch report. let's start by taking alive look at the big board. we're starting off this new week with dow up in the green 113 points. if you are thinking about buying that new i phone 14 pro or pro max for the holidays, you could be waiting to get a pit apple's at a covid out break in china. kpix 5's vern glenn and
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shows as what one 49ers did during the break. >> >> this is the volkswagen red and gold report appear forget 49ers were back to work. george kittle spent the week in lake tahoe. he is now in his sixth season with the 49ers. >> i asked him what it was like. with the red and gold report, i'm vern glenn. let's talk baseball. the giants may lose their best starting pitcher. carlos rodon has declined a $22.5 million option to remain with the giants under an existing contract. this essentially means he is seeking a new
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long-term deal either with the giants or another team. rodon is coming off one of the strongest seasons of his career. this year, he had a win/loss record of 14-8 with an e.r.a. of 2.88, and he had 237 strikeouts. project despite a losing record, the louisiana tech bulldogs have something to celebrate. look at this. their bulldog mascot rides around campus in a remote-controlled bugatti . espn caught this video when he took the field saturday against middle tennessee state. not only that. yeah, he rolled down the sorority line to say hello and even helps with recruiters taking photo ops with incoming players. what a good boy there. >> i wonder how they train him to stay in that. my dog would be like, heck no. >> i always love when they have those real-life mascots that are the pets or whatever animal it is. fresno state too, the bulldogs. they have competition. forget they've
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got to get a bugatti. the time now is 6:39. we
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vo: climate change is fueling a wildfire crisis. destroying our forests. threatening our communities. polluting our air. prop 30 taxes the wealthiest 0.2% to reduce the tailpipe emissions that drive climate change. and prevent wildfires and toxic smoke. so we have clean air to breathe. some say we shouldn't act. tell that to our kids. this is about their future. kevin: calfire firefighters, the american lung association, and the coalition for clean air support prop 30.
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>> have you ever experience
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what it is like to pull some gs? during fleet week, i got to experience at first hand , and today, i'm going to take you up with me and greg poehler, the pilot and owner of this fancy t-33 . amanda is joining me in the studio. we will be putting her with the vr goggles and going up on this flight together. >> let's take a look at this. i am excited to join you! what you are seeing at home, amanda is controlling the vr set , but what you are seeing at home is what she's experiencing while i am taking off , so you ready for this? >> this is going to be exciting. >> first flip in the sky. >> we'll see how this goes. jessica, let's go . >> she is pushing play. we took off in oakland airport yo nt off from the san pablo bay. we're gonna roll just over the san pablo bay. this antiochene is strait is just
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about. we flew over napa. we saw some wine country. it was a beautiful day. i remember forecasting this morning, and it was not the best weather wise at first, but look how much ended up clearing up. >> beautiful day. the road was a little trippy. how did you feel when you were out there, especially when you've got a view like this? >> what was interesting was the hardest part for me was pulling the gs , so when you pull the g, the gravitational force, it is a force to be dealt with alone. if you weigh about 100 pounds, you are feeling 400 pounds if you are pulling 4gs alone. that got me dizzy . >> i'm a little busy r■ight now >> we just did another roll right there, a spin. looking pretty good for you. >> this is incredible . you ca work the next day, you were like, oh my goodness. i got to control these rolls and flips myself. >> yes . he let me take control. he would demo one
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first, then he would say, jessica, it's all up to you. i do not believe him. it was until he took his hands off and i actually saw them and realized, okay, this is me controlling the gs. it was pretty crazy, amazing experience the. >> when are you going back up? hopefully once this is done airing, you will see how excited i was definitely next fleet week, though. >> when you went that fast, how does that feel for you , especially in a plane like this? >> i've been thinking about that. how fast it was , was not the big deal to me. it was just feeling being upside down and pulling those gs. nonetheless, people at home, if you want to feel what it's like to fly upside down while pulling gs and a jet, grab your virtual reality headset and go to our cbs news bay area youtube channel to experience this ride. we also posted the link on . >> that was absolutely incredible. definitely go check
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it out. i don't know if you can tell, i got a little dizzy doing it. >> i'm a pilot, commercial pilot, but i still got dizzy too. i have never pulled anything like that before. let's take it to disguise again. taking a live look outside at the salesforce tower cam, it's a pretty gloomy day. probably cloudy skies in the forecast, and it's a lot more gloomy for our friends up in the north bay where i was flying. nor the san pablo bay, we will be dealing with scattered showers all night long, even up to santa rosa. be careful if you are heading out on the roads at any point. if you see a heavy cloud pushing your way with a lot of rain, take it slower. it's going to be a drizzly day. more clear conditions in the south bay, but the cold front returns as we head into the evening hours tonight and into tomorrow morning even . right behind that is cold, dense air that's going to fill us in the bay all throughout tomorrow, so daytime highs are going to be significantly cooler for us. let's take a look at the rainfall totals just with that overnight system. almost 2 inches of rain in sonoma. take a look at redwood city. we're also competing with the highest numbers right there expected
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for us tomorrow morning. with that in mind, it's going to be a very heavy system . we ha onitsome time, and they armactup in the vecle ght w. as you take a look at the next seven days, it is 50s and 60s. we'll keep you updated on that in the weather center, but for now, over to you, jocelyn. >> keep in mind to be extra careful on the roadways. let's take a look at how traffic is looking for our east bay commuters. it's looking better for you. it is now a 45 minute drive on westbound 4 going to highway 162 to 180. things are looking better. it is a 14 minute drive going northbound 880 to 238 over to the maze let's give you a look
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at how things are looking at the 10 matteo bridge . seeing a lot more clouds out there right now, but not as many brake lights out on the road. it is now a 14 minute drive from 882 highway 101. let's give you a quick check in our mass transit -- excuse me, this is going into the bay bridge . you can see the backup. it will give you a look at how transit is looking right now. there are delays we have been talking about on heart this morning, especially on the translated bay during the retrofit work. that is because of equipment problems on the track at powell station. keep that in mind if you are taking b.a.r.t. the issue of housing figures prominently in this year's ballot. voters are increasingly being asked to make the decision as faith in elected officials have waned. john ramos explained. >> reporter: san francisco zoo housing shortage is bad and feel like it's getting worse, but now having activists have lost their patients and are taking their proposals directly to the voters. jake pryce spent his sunday going door to door in the sunset district in a last-minute
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effort to get out the vote for san francisco proposition d . over on great highway, other activists were also pushing the same measure. >> it says that if the project is following all the rules, it gets automatically approved. take the board of supervisors out of the process. >> reporter: supporters of a competing initiative, proposition e, say theirs is what's needed to address the bureaucratic process that there is more in the way of affordable housing. >> this would bypass that, streamline it, and make it much more efficient and lead to more affordable housing production faster. >> reporter: meanwhile, another housing measure is proposition m, which would impose a tax on investment housing units base hit and occupied for more than 182 days. >> they're not interested in being landlords and living there. they are interested just in appreciation of the value
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and leaving it empty. >> reporter: similar measure is on the ballot in berkeley as well , so what's going on here? why is so much housing policy being put up for a vote to the people? kevin zwick with united way bay area thinks he knows. >> i think there's a lot of frustration in a lot of places when it comes to the situation around affordable housing in the bay area. when people get frustrated and they are not seeing legislation passed by the state or by local city councils , then people go to the ballot, and i think that's a good sign. >> reporter: it's probably not surprising, whatever has been done so far has not brought prices down, and residents have lost confidence government has the ability to create the volume of housing needed , so they are engaging in a little bit of vigilante policymaking. >> citizens are banding together and saying , like, our elected officials have failed us, and they are grabbing the reins. we are going to solve this problem through direct advocacy. what will happen is that as these measures are more
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and more popular and are successful, the elected officials will follow behind , but citizens are going to be leading on addressing our affordability and displacement crisis. >> reporter: legislating through the ballot box can create its own set of problems, but for better or worse, california gives citizens the power to take government into their own hands when they get mad enough , and few things are more maddening than trying to find a place to live in the bay area. in san francisco, john ramos, kpix 5. >> in san francisco, propositions prop d and prop m qualified through a signature gathering process . prop e was voted onto the ballot by the board of supervisors. let's talk about a big race in the east bay you are taking a look at. >> when it comes to the selection, people are thinking about crime, so two candidates are campaigning for alameda county da, both with different angles when it comes to addressing crime. we're introducing you to both candidates, but we're also introducing you to a bay area resident who says more needs to
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be done. >> are you going to class? >> yeah. >> reporter: sasha long is a school-based interventionalist s with youth to live" . born and raised in oakland, she knows firsthand what kids are going through. >> it's really sad to me. i also lost my mother to gun violence at the age of 2. i know a lot of these kids because they experience death and loss at such an early age, they don't realize the pain and hurt they are going throughout the time. >> reporter: she can relate to them and want others to understand them too . >> our youth need healing, our youth need funding to be able to stop this violence that's happening around us, our youth need boundaries, and our youth need love. >> reporter: terry wiley and pamela price are running for alameda county district attorney. >> , running for district attorney, i hope i can count on
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your support. >> reporter: he's got experience. he has been working at the da's office more than 30 years. he talks about getting to the root problems and that it starts with education in schools, referencing racial disparities in leaving levels within oakland unified. >> when you cannot read or you are not at reading level in the third grade, one, there's a high percentage of those individuals who do not graduate from high school, and those who do not graduate from high school -- >> reporter: wiley said he will work with oakland unified to identify issues >> i am a product of -- i am really a product of the american dream, you know , that
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i came from where there probably were not great expectations coming from a single-parent household to to the passing of my father. >> reporter: pamela price prides herself into bringing a new perspective. >> i'm a former foster kid. i'm a survivor of domestic violence and sexual assault, and those things, you learn . when you survive, you learn. >> reporter: she is a civil rights attorney casting herself as a change maker. when it comes to violent crime , she wants to get guns off the street , and reaching young people, also a priority. >> i think it is both education, both for young people and engaging them at every level through every opportunity that we can and doing the kind of outreach that
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is important and creating mechanisms for them to resolve conflicts where they don't need guns. >> reporter: people want someone who will listen to them as they go about their daily lives and who will listen to their youth. >> they deserve to live a stress free life. they deserve to live a happy life . they deserve good things to happen to them. >> reporter: that encompasses so much of what people want to see it it is up to the next alameda county da to help them get there. >> this is also a historic election. whoever becomes district attorney will be the first black person to be elected da in the county. there are so many other issues that these two candidates talked on. they talked about the disparities when it comes to black and brown people within the criminal justice system in alameda county. they talked about how more needs to be done in regard to addressing mental health. you can find more on both candidates on we've got you covered on election night. national races and results on kpix 5, local races on kbcw, and streaming on cbs news bay area , and our coverage begins tomorrow at 5:00.
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is part of our celebration of the native american community, this morning at 7:00, we will learn about health resources available this is what voting yes on prop 31 means. yes on 31 ends the sale of candy flavored tobacco products. yes, stops big tobacco from targeting our kids. yes, protects kids from nicotine addiction. vote yes on 31.
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yes on 31 ends the sale of candy flavored tobacco products. yes, stops big tobacco from targeting our kids. yes, protects kids from nicotine addiction. yes on 31. we're taking our eyes to the skies where it's been pliny recently. we're starting to see a break in the system here partly cloudy skies for us with scattered showers in the north bay all throughout this morning, and even into the afternoon. we have a major cold front pushing its way through . overnight hour tonight, we will keep you updated in the weather center. if you wake up in the middle of the night, don't be alarmed. it is just that cold front pushing. actually, that's when we're heading into work tomorrow . >> we'll be on the roads. >> take some extra time tomorrow morning. you can watch us right
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after the newscast on our sister station, kbcw, and we are live at 7:00 p.m. at 8:00 a.m. with the latest local news headlines and much more. have a great monday. ♪ welcome to "cbs mornings" and hello to you, our viewers on the west coast. i'm gayle king. i'm nate burleson. >> i'm john dickerson. >> he's here. tony is assignment today covering the elections. he'll join us in a sec. first, let's go to today's "eye opener." it's your world in 90 seconds. this is it. the last day before the midterms, and both parties are in a sprint to the finish with control of congress on the line. >> i'm here to ask you to vote. democracy itself is on the ballot. the stakes are high! tensions are rising in


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