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overnight talks putting tomorrow's train schedule in doubt. >> plus, three days until the default deadline and the government shutdown with no signs of stopping. new details next. >> and staying alive. how a bay area hunter survived alone in a remote patch of wilderness for 19 days. >> our overnight lows are dropping off. plenty of 40s out there this morning. we have a nice rebound today and warmer days ahead. i'll tell you what that means when it comes to fire danger. that is in our forecast for this week. >> even though the b.a.r.t. trains are running some might have made plans and are executing those alternate so. a different flow of traffic. we'll show you how things are shaping up. >> a live look at the bay bridge. this is courtesy of our camera atop san bruno mountain. it's a clear start to your day on this columbus day monday, october 14th, this is "today in the bay."
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good morning. thanks for joining us. i'm scott mcgrew. >> i'm marla tellez. both jon and laura are off. a developing story for months, now into the night as b.a.r.t. negotiations continue between the transit agency and the union workers it employs. while you were sleeping both sides were still at it negotiating at caltrans headquarters in oakland. so far no strike has been called, but it is still looming. we do have team coverage. jodi hernandez is live at the walnut creek b.a.r.t. station with passenger reaction. we want to start with christie smith live in oakland with a look at the talks. any progress? >> reporter: good morning to you. well t marathon negotiations that broke off at the caltrans building at 3:00 this morning came up with this for you. your trains are rolling today, tomorrow could be a different story. basically, b.a.r.t. workers say they agreed to give b.a.r.t. one
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more day to come up with a proposal that works. they agreed to keep talking while this goes on but b.a.r.t. says gm, she made it clear the transit agency laid out its best last and final offer on the table. b.a.r.t. workers will have two weeks to decide whether to take or leave it. the talks went way past the midnight deadline stated with state lawmakers asking workers to stay put and b.a.r.t. to pull back that offer. what it does is basically allow b.a.r.t. to declare an impasse or even impose a contract if they decide to. so here's the offer on the table according to b.a.r.t.'s general manager. 3% increase per year, amounts to 12% total, 4% pension and 9.5% going toward medical contributions. the early optimism faded quickly. >> that was the last one. we have done everything we can, we have given the district at least four extensions trying to
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get this deal done. at some point you have to say enough is enough. >> i really hope that they are going to take it seriously and look at it. we're open to any ideas over the two weeks they might have. we'll try and keep the conversation open. it's time to bring this to a close. the bay area is tired of going to bed at night not knowing if sbart open or not and we need to bring this to a close. it's long enough. >> reporter: the unions say there are concessions in all of this too but b.a.r.t.'s lead negotiator says he is frustrated because this was offered at 4:00 p.m. and when he left overnight that they had not looked at it. last week in a similar position the union wanted to focus on the offer they had in front of sthom that's where things stand. both sides expected back here today. christie smith, "today in the bay." >> thank you. >> let's check in in with jod hernandez at the walnut creek b.a.r.t. station. how are commuters reacting?
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>> this has been very tough on commuters as you can imagine, while folks are happy to see the train stations open and the trains rolling they are tired of not knowing what tomorrow will bring. again, while the trains are rolling today t unions say a strike is now possible for tomorrow. riders say they don't think b.a.r.t. and its unions are really thinking about how this is impacting the everyday commuter. folks say they can't rest well not knowing how they will get to work in the days to come. they say both sides need to settle on a contract once and for all so commuters can stop worrying. >> it's unknown. an unknown is kind of tricky because you don't know if you're going to have to make these changes, because if i have to catch the ferry then my wife has to pick me up, she hasto change her schedule. it's the unknown and it's hard to have a nice weekend when you don't know monday is there going to be a strike. >> we're here to help people, give them as much information as
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possible on the impending strike because it's affecting a lot of people. >> reporter: you are looking at gentleman from the metropolitan transportation commission, he has been passing out flyers to b.a.r.t. riders ol morning, he's trying to give them alternatives in case there is a strike tomorrow. talking about options like cycling to work, if they can, taking the bus, the ferry. so folks are definitely gearing up for that possibility tomorrow. but again, commuters are hoping that's not going to happen. we may have to wait until midnight tonight to know for sure. jodi hernandez, "today in the bay." >> thank you. 6:05. we'll have continuing coverage on air and on line,, the potential strike. click on the upper left hand corner. you'll go to the b.a.r.t. strike resources page f. a b.a.r.t. strike does happen tomorrow
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we'll start this show "today in the bay" a half hour earlier than usual. 4:00 in the morning. >> it is 6:06. washington is still deadlocked as we enter the 14th day of the shutdown. now the u.s. is three days from losing its ability to borrow money. the stengs shifting to the senate where harry reid and ttmiddle of last-ditch the negotiations. they want to come wake-up a plan that would end the debt and spending stalemate. we'll have much more on the gridlock in washington coming up in a live report from our beltway insider, tracie potts. that's in our next half hour. >> new this morning a trio of american economists are the newest winners of the nobel prize in economics. eugene a and pete lars, peter hansen, will share the price with robert schiller of yale. the committee chose the men for their quote empirical findings
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about the price index of assets such as stocks and bond. the three will share the $1.2 million prize. schiller of case and schiller we often talk about housing. >> very good. congratulations. let's talk the forecast. meteorologist christina loren, it's a chilly start. >> it is a chilly start. you can see the reason why. good morning to you. taking a live look from high atop san bruno overlooking beautiful conditions. we don't have fog out there this morning. and beautiful bay bridge off in the distance. the the reasonle camera is shaking we have wind especially in the higher elevations. you can see where the arrows are pointing back to the pacific ocean. offshore flow is picking up. that means the dry northerly winds will continue tomorrow, even wednesday looking like the warmest day of the week. we're talking about po sengs of elevated fire danger.
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you're at 54 in oakland. it's a cold start to the day, bundle up. if the little ones are back to school good idea to dress them in layers this morning. 82 degrees inland in the heat of the day. 77 bay side and 74 degrees at the coast. really comfortable conditions for columbus day. as we head throughout the next couple days that's when the warm-up kicks in. we're going to talk about the cities that have the best chance for seeing the elevated fire danger and when it will get out of here. we have a cooling trend toward the end of the week. first, i want to check on your drive, see how that's shaping up. >> good morning. first of all get this out of the way the b.a.r.t. trains as we're telling you are running, but some folks have planned or are just driving in because they had planned to do so. we're looking at the cash lanes backed up. the fast track lanes showing the nice stream through the area. no metering lights yet but we should see those in a few minutes. the east shore freeway is moving. so let's show you the maps.
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we see the approach. the bay bridge, the maze, slowing down the berkeley curve. slowing at the caldecott tunnel. not as bad as sometimes especially when there are rumors of a b.a.r.t. strike. the b.a.r.t. trains are running and traffic is flowing toward the bay bridge. a crash at west 80 at carlton cleared to the shoulder. now a stall on the eastbound direction in the same area. so enough of a distraction. north on the upper side of this map. golden gate field. a look at speeds, the tri-valley we see we're slowing for 58 out of the alta mont pass no. surprise for 84 or 680. a smooth drive through the south bay. a look at palo alto. no problems here it university. there is a report of at least a stall if not a crash around marshall. i swung the familicamera around.
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we don't see interruptions. >> thank you much. 6:09. 72-year-old man from the bay area lost in the wilderness for 19 days is: alive and recoverin this morning. gene penaflor vanished in the mendocino forest on a hunting trip. he says he fell, hit his head and was knock understood conscious. when he woke up he was in a fog bank, lost track of where he was. the sheriff's office searched the area for four days before they called it off due to inclement weather. the san francisco native doing everything to stay alive. >> he ate squirrels, lizards, frogs, snakes, whatever he needed to survive. >> his son says his dad reads a lot of wilderness survival books and watches wilderness survivor
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shows, used all of that knowledge to stay alive until he was found by hunters over the weekend. amazing. >> he looks good too. >> squirrels do that to you. >> coming up will a world record get squashed? the heaven eweight contender. a live look getting ready for today's weigh-off.
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good monday morning to you. happy columbus day. the time is 6:13. a live look at a clear sky over san jose. it's a cool start to the day but a warm and sunny finish. we continue climbing as we head through the week. your seven-day forecast is up in moments. >> a live look here at fremont.
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880, the southbound direction with all of these headlights starting to pick up. through the south bay, no big surprises but a couple of incidents to report. of course we let you know as traffic flow despite the fact that b.a.r.t. is running we have a little bit of a different flow throughout the east bay. >> it's 6:14. today's top stories, a b.a.r.t. strike was avoided today but a possible shutdown looms for tomorrow. no deal was reached after negotiations went well into the early morning hours. both sides will be back at the table later today. >> at least 115 are dead after a stampede on a bridge in central india where a hindu pilgrimage was under way. some crushed to death. others jumped off the bridge to escape, then drown. they were on the way to visit a temple honoring the hindu goddess. >> the winners of the nobel prize in economics, for analysis
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of asset prices. the three are splitting the $1.2 million prize. >> there are now hours until the united states defaults on its debt. talks in washington and a vote went nowhere over the weekend. the treasury estimates the government will default on its debt payments no later than thursday. putting the full faith and credit of the united states on the line for the first time in the nation's history. wall street's going to be excited today. it's going to take a real look at the shutdown, the real looming debt ceiling and decide if it got way too far ahead of itself. the dow was up, remember, better than 300 points in a single day last week on the expectation that we would not get this far. the treasury again says we'll be in default no later than thursday. >> other business news, we're back in earning season, a time we get to see how bay area companies are doing. google and intel will kick us off with earning reports later
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this week. we'll look forward to apple and facebook too. even small companies will be of interest. zynga has a new ceo. hopes for a new direction. and it won't happen this time around but eventually we'll be hearing from twitter. twitter will go public. then they got to fess up and tell how everything is going. >> thanks, scott meteorologist christina loren it's your turn. >> all right. 1, 2, 1, 2. good morning to you. we've got a good looking day shaping up. maybe you have the day off. maybe you're like us and you're headed to work. well, you want to make sure you bundle up this morning but something that you can peel off later on today. you can go right to the short sleeves under the jacket if you are so inclined. temperatures right now in the 40s and 50s. i want to thank you for waking up with us on a monday. mondays can be tough. the weather's going to be on your side at least for the first couple days with temperatures comfortable for all sorts of outdoor activities.
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as you know, our cold months are headed our way. they will be here before you know it. 54 in oakland, 50, san jose, 41 degrees in gilroy. we're going to see our offshore wind increase throughout the day. you see we're starting to pick up yellows. you notice on the key that's 20 to 30 miles per hour wind gusts, as we head throughout this evening and they will be offshore winds so that's going to lead to a warm day in places like livermore. 82 degrees, the average high for this time of year is about 77 degrees. we are going to be in the mid to upper 80s by the end of the week. as that warm-up continues. but we've got a good looking columbus day. if you are lucky to have the day off the beach will be perfect, 76 degrees in santa cruz and 73 degrees in san francisco. we're starting out clear already in half moon bay, pacifica and ocean beach. this is where we're headed. it's going to be cold. if b.a.r.t. strikes you want to bring that heavy coat and a lot of people will be on bikes so i want to make sure you're ready
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for really cold temperatures tomorrow morning. good idea for a hawaii 83 degrees tuesday into wednesday. temperatures at the warmest and then slowly starting to cool you off as we get to this weekend. let's check on the drive. here's mike. >> we're looking at a smooth drive. we have have to turn the camera north. 101 north past willow up to marsh. we don't see a lot of slowing but you might find a bit as there is a crash headed north out of menlo park. we're watching that. the southbound commute starting to build. let's look at the maps. peninsula side, 92 heading to half moon bay, bob is there and that pumpkin festival. 92 across san mateo, the dumbarton bridge, easy flow. look at that. breathe in all of the well, the exhaust. a smooth drive northbound past 680 and 880. no problems for 87 or 85. a gentle build.
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the tri-valley shows a good flow 580, a little bogging down toward the upper 40s now. a little build for sunol, 84, tri-valley looking pretty good. no big issues toward castro valley, the maze. the east shore shows slowing. there is a crash westbound at carlton, sounds like a motorcycle in the center divide so. be careful. move over to the right if you can. look at the bay bridge toll plaza. a different flow here. the metering lights are turned on. we don't see the backup yet. the cash lanes are stacked up. they started early. that's usually an indicate like fridays when folks who don't always drive in they are taking the car, that might be what happens in anticipation of the b.a.r.t. strike. b.a.r.t. trains are running but there might be a different flow right here at the bay bridge toll plaza.
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>> 6:19. trains are running today but there is no deal still as b.a.r.t. strike looms for tomorrow. we'll tell you why some employee unions say it's time to start worrying. >> reporter: this is bob redell sizing up the competition in half moon bay at this year's annual pumpkin weigh-off. there is talk of a possible new world record. we'll hear about all of the scuttlebutt coming up in a live report. >> that pumpkin looks like it's going to talk to you, bob. a live look at the bay bridge. you can see traffic moving into san francisco, no major delays this morning. yes, the b.a.r.t. trains are moving along and we'll have the latest. it is 6:20. [ female announcer ] safeway presents real big deals of the week.
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you are looking at what's going to be sunrise san jose, looking east. absolutely beautiful this morning. great day ahead. christina will fill us in. >> this morning some heavy weights are rolling into the bay area for a shot at smashing a world record. >> pumpkins. they weigh nearly a ton. "today in the bay's" bob redell is live in half moon bay for the pumpkin weigh-off again this year. good morning, bob. >> reporter: good morning to you, scott and marla. this is the 40th year for the annual pumpkin weigh-off. if you look at when this started in the 70s, those pumpkins at
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100, 200 pounds. we got into 2000 we broke the 1,000-pound limit. i remember seven, eight years ago we hit 1200. wow. then 1500. now approaching over 2,000 if you look at what the world record is. russ is here from santa rosa. good morning. what's your baby here weighing in senate >> i'm hoping 15 to 1600. >> you've been doing this a while. >> nine years. >> when you started, gotten a pumpkin this big would have been what? >> the first i had was 7f 50 pounds. it took four years to beat that. >> what has changed? are we as mankind better pumpkin growers, genetics? >> i think it's a combination. the genetics and we had great weather, thank you, christina, for sending great weather. a lot is genetics. >> one of the tricks obviously not growing is timing when you
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take it off the vine. once you take aufrt what happens. >> it quits growing. >> it loses weight. >> yes. >>i wishçj! i could find a wei loss program like that. how much weight does it lose? >> it's a pound, i heard five pounds a day. >> you took it off? >> last night. >> i assume you're not thinking you'll set the world record but 1500, 1600. >> the top five. if i got 16 it would be a personal best. >> good luck. >> thank you. >> this is gary miller's. he's thinking it's 1800, 1900. get the ugly fries with that thing. you say 1800 or 1900 pounds? >> yes. >> what was your secret? trick? >> secret trick? >> what is your -- >> wouldn't absecret if i told you. >> good point. you like how i try to draw that out. no one's watching.
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tell me. >> you'll try to beat me. >> in general, is it the amount of water, is it stuff you put in the water, the seed? what do you think is the most important? >> all those. the 2009 ron wallace seed is -- it's out of one of the most prolif prolific. >> the 2009 win they're set the record. >> this seed was out of that. >> i got you. >> maybe one of the reasons why it's so good is because it was crossed with my 1409 miller. >> i heard 1408 miller is pretty good too. all right. best of luck to you. they will start weighing in around 7:00. 11:00 when we find out. this one here is also weighing in, taping i should say around
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1900 pounds. that has been grown by the man who set the world record this weekend with another pumpkin at 2,032 pounds. this is his entry here. we'll talk with him in a little bit. >> thank you much. that fellow qualified last year. >> he certainly would have beaten it. >> still ahead, plan b for b.a.r.t. riders. why you may need a backup plan tomorrow. >> timing is everything. especially for attracting controversy. angry reaction of 49er fans decisions to start doing the wave.
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>> >> right now they are doing the wave at candlestick park. >> 49ers fans get a scolding for doing the wave at a game. we'll tell you why it was so controversial coming up next. >> plus, a dry ice blast prompts security concerns at one of california's busiest airports. we'll the you how it happened.
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>> we have a live look at the new york stock exchange. the stock market could get exsighting today. no deal on the debt ceiling at the nasdaq they are waiting on the earnings from intel and google this week as well. a live look there today's monday, october 14, this is "today in the bay." good morning everyone. thank you for joining us. i'm scott mcgrew. >> i'm marla tellez. jon and laura are off today. developing story, if you are just waking up with us, b.a.r.t. trains are rolling today but the threat of a strike is looming and could come as early as tomorrow. b.a.r.t. and its employee unions met at cal transheadquarters well past dnight. they will be back at the bargaining table around noon. we'll go in depth at the negotiations and how riders are
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reacting. >> we're also headed into our 14th day of the government shutdown, and the country barreling toward a debt limit crunch. tracie potts is live at capitol hill this morning. the focus now shifting to the senate. >> reporter: exactly. and if you are wondering how frustrated people are now in week two of the shutdown look at what happened over the weekend. in d.c., veterans and conservative lawmakers at the world war ii memorial which has been closed as a result of the shutdown. they took the barriers and dumped them in front of the white house. that prompted a confrontation with authorities there. nothing that got violent but goes to show the level of frustration. what's happening today. the senate, there is a small group of lawmakers, six democrats, six republicans, they are going to try to work thissous. house republicans are on the sidelines. they couldn't work anything out. all eyes on the six lawmakers to see if they can come wake-up a
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temporary budget to get people back to work, maybe a couple of months, and perhaps more important hi prevent what could be an historic default if in fact we can't pay our bills after thursday. scott. >> tracie potts live in washington. thank you much this morning. >> new details on that explosion that caused delays at l.a.x., this morning it is business as usual. several flights were delayed after reports of an explosion in an employee bathroom. officials found evidence of a plastic bottle with dry ice. that a chemical reaction caused the blast. screening was temporarily halted but as police investigated the area no. one was hurt no no. arrests have been made. >> 6:32. looks like a beautiful day ahead. >> good morning. check throughout sunrise. isn't this pretty over the bay bridge. gorgeous start to the day. a few ripples out on the bay because we do have winds moving in and they are starting to pick
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up. right at the coast, offshore flow. a clear coastline. 43 degrees, in napa now, as 40 degrees it's chilly out there. bundle up even at 50 in san jose expected to fall for the next hour, hour and a half as we head throughout the next time period. our hour 1/2. by this afternoon beautiful rebound, 2 to 3 warmer than yesterday. it's going to kick in for tuesday and wednesday. and that means we'll see elevated fire danger, warmer temps with the dry northerly breezes. not great news when it comes to fire season which we're in the peak. a blastch summer heat continues all the way through about thursday. then we'll drop off. i'll show you how it looks in a few moments. for thod, happy columbus day. 28 degrees inland. bay side 77 and 74 at the coast. we'll take a look at the seven-day in a few moments.
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right now i want to look at the morning drive, here is mike. >> good morning. change at the bay bridge toll plaza. you see that only the cash lanes off to the right are backed up. for those joining us what's the surprise. we have the entire field back to the parking lot for the first half hour so things are starting to ease. looked like a lot of folks able to stay up later and heard there was no b.a.r.t. strike. back to your typical monday. some folks are off for columbus day. down to the westbound deck, and toward the treasure island moves smoothly. there is a little issue at carlton so watch that off the upper east shore. south 880 off 238, east 580 there is a crash report there. it's counter commute but it's close to the castro valley y.
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starting to show slowing toward capital expressway. and then 680, dipping in the upper 50s, not a lot for the south bay. the north bay we see a lot of cars southbound 101 down through the curve. no problems here all the way down to the richmond/san rafael bridge. back to you. >> thank you much. 6:35. stern words from 49ers front office after fans at candle stick did the wave after a visiting player was on the ground seriously hurt at yesterday's game. this is the cardinals player, he had to be taken off in a stretcher. he are holding his head. injury to his neck. while the teams treated him restless fans in the stands started the wave. the fox announcing team, even some players reacting to the timing of this.
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>> right now they are doing the wave in candlestick park. >> 49er players telling the crowd come on, show some class here. >> the 49ers ceo responding to the fans actions saying to say i'm disappointed some fans did the wave while he was down is an understatement and i hope you get well soon, calais. campbell is apparently recovering. he is able to move his extremities. >> nice to see at one point he put his hands up. >> when i played football my mom said always give her a signal. >> your mom's watching. >> still-% ahead new pictures tt could be a breakthrough in the disappearance of madeleine mccann.
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just in, a syrian arab volunteer one of six staffers are now free. the the red cross says they are, quote, safe and sound. gun men abducted the seven on sunday after stopping their convoy. >> a developing story in south london where police are questioning four people arrested on terror charges. london policeha the four were arrested during counter terrorism raids at six locations. police have not identified the suspects and details about the charges are not available. new this morning scotland yard releases images of a man
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who may be linked to the disappearance of madeleine mccann. these are computer generated images. they are sure the images are of one man even though the features appear different. the images are based on evidence from two witness who is say they saw him on the night madeleine disappeared. she disappeared from a resort in portugal in 207 where she was vacationing with her family. she was days away from her fourth birthday when she disappeared. her parents say they believe it is possible that madeleine is still alive. >> 6:40. coming up, trouble down the track. why b.a.r.t. employees say you should brace for a possible strike. >> and a live look, beautiful start to the day. this is from high atop san bruno mountains. beautiful sunrise headed our way. it's going to occur at 7:15 this morning. warmer weather in moments. >> the columbus day holiday for
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some, the potential b.a.r.t. strike affecting others. we'll see how this is shaping up for your drive. >> don't worry if you can't make to the half moon bay. live to the samous pumpkin weigh-off. look at those big old gourds. bob is talking to the owners, many of them from sonoma county and napa county. we all have our little tricks.
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good morning. a developing story now into the night b.a.r.t. negotiations continue between the transit agency and the union workers it employs. while you were sleeping both sides were still at it headquarters in oakland. so far no strike has been called. the trains are running but it's
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still looming. we have team coverage this morning. jodi hernandez is at the walnut creek b.a.r.t. station with passenger reaction. we'll start with christie smith live in oakland with a look at overnight talks. any progress? >> reporter: good morning to you. all this back and forth over will they or won't they strike looks like it's finally coming to a head. certainly riders told us they are frustrated. so were both sides as they came out before 3:00 this morning. well past that midnight deadline. no strike but talks continue today. here's what came out. b.a.r.t.'s negotiate said he is frustrated a proposal had not been reviewed by the unions when he left before 3:00 a.m. b.a.r.t.'s gm says they presented their best, last and final offer. and that means that b.a.r.t. could declare an impasse or impose a contract. they say they are giving the union was to weeks to take it or leave it.
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one union representative said if they reject that best last and final offer they will keep on negotiating in good faith. they will be optimistic but this doesn't sound likely. >> at the moment we're not optimistic. we would advise the riding public to take precautions and make sure they have alternative transportation. >> it's time to bring this to a close t bay area is tired of going to bed at night not knowing. it's been long enough. >> reporter: the unions say what they saw was regressive but according to b.a.r.t.'s gm their latest offer includes a 3% increase, 12% total, 4% to pension and 9.5% to medical. this is the sixth strike deed line in four months. and both sides expected to be back at it again today. reporting live in oakland, christie smith, "today in the bay." >> thank you much.
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6:45. >> we want to check in with jodi hernandez. the question is how are commuters reacting this morning? i bet they are frustrated. >> reporter: that is an understatement. commuters are fed up. of course they are happy that the b.a.r.t. stations are up and running today. now they have to worry about tomorrow. they say it's not fair. the train started rolling this morning on schedule after the unions announced they will delay a possible strike by one more day, giving negotiators 24 hours to reach a deal. commuters say this has dragged on for too long. they are tired of not knowing what tomorrow will bring. constantly monitoring the news to try to figure out if they have to find an alternate way to work. some folks are out at b.a.r.t. stations this morning passing out flyer, helping people come up with a plan b if there is a
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strike tomorrow morning. >> we're just here to help people, give them as much information as possible on the impending strike. it's affecting a lot of people. >> it's the unknown. unknown is tricky because you don't know if you have to make these changes, because if i have to catch the ferry, she has to change her schedule around. it's the unknown and it's hard to have a nice weekend. >> reporter: commuters say that is creating major pain, a lot of frustration. again, the b.a.r.t. trains are rolling but we don't know what will happen tomorrow. we may not know until midnight tonight. >> another day to hurry up and wait. we'll have continuing coverage on air and on line,, has up to the minute information on the potential for a strike.
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click on the link and go to the b.a.r.t. strike resources page. if b.a.r.t. goes on trike "today in the bay" will start at 4:00 a.m. >> breaking news out of miami, it is the karn veil victory the ship docked in miami, this returning from a cruise after a 6-year-old boy drowned in one of the pools there. it's an awful story and carnival says it is investigating and reaching out to the family. some of those bits of news hurt yore heart more than others. carnival "victory" docks after a boy drowns. >> we want to take a look at the forecast a. chilly start. >> it's going to warm up. comfortable later. a lot of supreme the day off. if you're in the same boat as us you got to get to work this morning. if you have not heard no b.a.r.t. strike. we'll check with mike because he
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is observing unusual traffic patterns. i wanted to start with the live picture here, beautiful start to your columbus day. sun is coming up over the san francisco bay. we'll see the winds pick up. no low clouds at all. none to show you whatsoever so. no blanket of warmth. as a result temperatures have fallen into the upper 30s in petaluma. you're close to that in napa at 40, and 52 in san francisco. 41 degrees at gilroy, 50 in san jose and 47 degrees to kick off a monday. high pressure is going to push our winds off shore throughout week. starting today 5 to 10 degrees warmer than yesterday. you'll probably notice that. the coast line clear, and then as we head through wednesday lower humidity, drying winds, we could see a fire or even a red flag warning as we head into the midsection of this week. as of now no warning to prort.
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temperatures warm and seeing drying winds increase. 77 in fremont, 77 degrees in san jose. 77 in fremont, 77 degrees in san degrees, like i said 5 to 10 degrees warmer than yesterday. tuesday into wednesday we start to feel that heat. 86 degrees by wednesday. that's pretty warm for this time of year. starting to cool off. temperatures looking good as promised here is mike. >> good morning. we were on edge because of the potential for that b.a.r.t. strike. we went to sleep thinking it might happen. we saw a burst of cars coming through a lot of cash payers. that has started to ease up. there is almost no backup. there was an earlier crash off of the approach. there is a disabled vehicle. let's look at the maps. a smooth drive.
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the the east shore freeway moving atop the screen, carlton boulevard there were a couple, one on each side. moved to the shoulder without drama. ashby avenue is the concern through that portion of the east bay. a smooth drive on the approach and highway 24 down through orinda, an easier drive. when the b.a.r.t. trains stop this is what happens. they are running this morning and the roads are moving. columbus day holiday. we'll watch for that still a potential for a b.a.r.t. strike tomorrow. slowing off 580 through pleasanton and sunol. the south bay no surprises here. 880 a similar pattern. down past 92 and smooth through the peninsula. easy light driving. a live look, how things are shaping up for san jose. north 101 slowing at 680 and
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capital expressway but no big surprises. look at that. back to you. >> thank you. breaking news police on the scene of a deadly shooting. it happened at 4:30 this morning on 21st and bartlett. police say they don't know much about this, just as they were responding to a number of shots fired they did find a sim who died f. you have information about the shooting you are asked to dahl mission district department there. >> in the south bay a former teacher is suing a group of parents and girls for defamation for reporting alleged sexual misconduct. according to the "mercury news" the family accused john fillcher of inappropriately touching their 10 and 11-year-old girls. the elementary school and
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eventually the police cleared the teacher of sexual misconduct. the teacher claims it ruined his teaching career. >> later today we expect to get an up date on a potentially pg&e pipeline. can't the council will consider spending a quarter million. it runs right under the city. pg&e shut down a pipe line after a judge's order. that was after internal e-mail revealed concerns about corrosion and cracks similar to the pipe line that exploded three years ago. >> a favor could be hard tear come by. they are little cigars sold 18 variety of cover colors. the ban would only apply to retailers and unincorporated areas of the county.
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alameda county officials will discuss the ordinance at a meting thursday zblixt some protests that turned rough over the weekend. we have some out of washington where lawmakers, well, let's start with wall street dow industrials down 92 points t nasdaq is down 20. we're looking at all of the problems with the debt ceiling and the government shutdown. let's talk about that protest for a minute. these were over the weekend. there were some at some memorials as well. shouting and chancing, impeach obama. one of the startling things was ted cruz was there and helped the protesters tear down some of the barriers around some of the memorials. keep in mind, ted cruz also is part of the cause of the shutdown itself. this is the second time in a couple of days that we've seen lawmakers be both the cause of
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and the protesting of the very same shutdown. saturday night line combined two names. grivity, and the government shutdown. >> stay calm. houston, this is explorer, we've been hit by debris and need immediate assistance. do you copy. houston, do you read? >> houston, come in. >> what do you mean they're not here? >> well, this is awkward but the government has shut down. >> there actually are astronauts in space now, not just george clooney. they are safe. houston and mission control is staffed even as we continue to be shut down. >> still funny. he says can i take a message? >> call from space, it's urgent. >> some heavyweights rolling into the bay area for a shot in smashing a world record.
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>> talking about pumpkins that weighed nearly a ton. bob redell is live in half moon bay. >> reporter: good morning. the 40th annual pumpkin weigh-off. in a few hours we'll find out which is the heaviest. there is one here, this is gary miller. he estimates 1900. it would blow last year's weight. he is also from capa. what's this one estimated to be waying. >> 1900 pounds. >> at lof people, in morgan hill you set a record with a different pumpkin. that was? >> 2,032 pounds. >> is there a chance this could beat that one? >> wishful thinking. could be cool. >> you don't know the density.
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none of these do. we have a borm yformula. i was here with the largest diameter one but it fell to third because it went light. we hope they goo heavy. >> amazing you think of a vegetable or a fruit, whatever. >> vegetable. >> weighing the size of a car. >> when you first started did you think that pumpkins -- >> we're amazed ourses that we hit the 2,000 mark so quickly. more and more. whether it's genetics i think it's a big part of it. >> is tomato a fruit or vegetable? >> the wrong person. i'm just a grower. >> we're going to start
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weighing. they build up to the big ones. >> you know, i hate to get all pan dantic but according to wake feedia it is fruit because it has seeds inside. >>. >> all right. let's take a look at the forecast now. looks like it's probably cold in half moon bay. >> yeah, it's a little chilly out there. we wish you good luck, gary miller and tim. we hope, thanks for being on the show. temperatures are going to warm up though it's a cool start. make sure you bundle up. we'll be at 48 inland up to 82 in the meet of the day. 77 degrees based on the coast.
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74 degrees. we could be here early. isn't that right. >> yeah. potential for a strike. the rains are running a smooth flow t the south bay wasn't going to be impacted. we have slowing at 17 an earlier crash and there is slowing from 101 at capitol. let me get awe quick look. easy drive at the bay bridge toll plaza. >> a final check of our top stories. investors fidgety. dow industrials down, thursday's deed line for the debt sealing negotiations between the two parties over the weekend. did not do much. failed to resolve the problem. ru bought possible shutdone looms no. deal is reached well into the early morning hours.
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>> we'll be back at 7:25. good morning, boiling point, americans increasingly frustrated with congressional leaders as a crucial deadline to pay the nation's bills just days away. breaking overnight, a small homemade bomb explodes inside one of the nation's largest airports. nobody was hurt but a terminal was down delaying flights for hours as police scrambled to find out who put it there. and person of interest. six years later, police release new images of the man sought in the disappearance of madeleine mccann. does he hold the key of unlocking that mystery today? today, monday, october 14th, 2013. >> announcer: from nbc news,


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