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decide on a controversial gun control measure depending on what they do, the nra may step in. i'll have that story coming up. >> good tuesday morning. i'm meteorologist christina loren. i want to tell you about a brief warm-up headed our way, and then everything changes. we bring in a rainy pattern. could last at least four days. >> chp called a sigalert for the trivalue. also a crash another problem for you this morning. >> a live look outside, look at that. clear, beautiful city by the bay. san francisco, transamerica, on this tuesday, november 5th, election day as well. this is "today in the bay." a very good morning to you. thanks for joining us. i'm laura garcia-cannon. >> i'm jon kelley. good morning. that breaking news in new
jersey, and our first look this morning at the alleged gunman who walked inside new jersey's garden state plaza and opened fire. that mall which is the largest in the state is in the town of paramus about about 15 miles north of manhattan. the gunman stormed that mall just before closing. marla tellez is in the newsroom with all of the overnight developments. >> a lot has been going on. early this morning the crisis came to an end when officials say the 20-year-old suspect shot and killed himself in a remote area of the mall. and in the last 60 minute this is picture was released of him. he is richard shoop, police say he is from new jersey. authorities say he does not have an excessive criminal history though they know of him for his drug use. shoop was found after 3:00 a.m. local time with a self-inflicted gunshot wound to his head. authorities found a note at the scene indicating he intended to hurt himself. >> i do not believe mr. shoop
thought he would come out of here this evening alive. it could have been a suicide by cop intention, but it did not appear at least at the outset from what we know now his intention was to shoot anyone. >> unlike other recent shootings we've seen lately this is different in that no one else was hurt. it was just before 9:30 local time last night before the mall was set to close that officials say shoop walked into the mall and opened fire using a modified ak-47. witnesses say he was dressed in black wearing a motorcycle helmet. one witness says shoop appeared calm as he fired off more than six rounds. >> looked like he was having fun enjoying shooting but i don't think he was shooting anybody as far as human beings. i didn't see anybody in the mall getting hurt. people were running around. >> we've seen live pictures from the mall. it's just after 8:00 a.m. there. it looks like business as usual.
paramus police say hundreds of people, customers and employees were forced to stay in the mall as it was in lock-down mode. once shoop was found the people t customers and employees were allowed to leave in the last couple hours and be reunited with their family. coming up i'm going to talk about where police think this gun that shoop used, where it came from. one hint, it's not his. >> frightening for a lot of people. it's 5:03. closer to home after a heated debate over gun rights, pleasant hills council passed a proposal limiting gun rights. last night the city voted to limit areas where gun stores can open and also require owners and employees to pass criminal background checks. dozens of people were at last night's meeting. the ordinance will get a final vote on november 18. sunnyvale voters expected to take on the issue of gun control at the polls. it's a measure that's considered
so controversial depending on the outcome it could land the city in court. christie smith live in sunnyvale with more. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you. a lot of people keeping a close eye on this one. if voters here in sunnyvale approve this gun control measure, go way beyond what state lawmakers and even the governor tried to do f. that happens, the nra is saying that they would go ahead and sue if measures pass. they are looking at cases it could take to the u.s. supreme court. proponents say it would help prevent mass shooting tragedies like the one we saw in new town, connecticut and also suicide gun accidents. opponents say it would do nothing to reduce gun violence or violent crime. measure c would require people to report lost or stolen guns to police within 48 hours, require firearms to be locked up when not in use, and require
registration for ammo purchased kept on file for two years and prohibit magazines with more than ten rounds. feelings are mixed. we spoke with one resident who asked he not be identified. >> i think it's due. all for it. >> probably keept most locked up. if you have one gun set up for home defense, it's really no good locked in a safe. you can't stand there and say hold up on the robbery, i got to unlock my gun. >> reporter: and up in san francisco, voters will decide on prop b which would repeal waterfront height limits near the embarcadero between washington and broadway. what's happening here is this has to do with a proposed site of multi-million-dollar condos, the water front battle asks voters to sign off on a complex called 8 washington. you may have seen commercials about that.
reporting live, christie smith, "today in the bay." >> thanks so much. today voters in palo alto will be asked to decide the fate of the housing project. the city wants to rezone the area to allow 60 affordable apartments for seniors and 12 single family homes. in san mateo county measure it's aimed at relieving overcrowding. mr would renew two parcel taxes. >> a new study focusing on california finds child care requirements are not strict enough. in the study the department of health and human services finding 21 states including california do not require a yearly unannounced inspection of licensed child care providers. only 15 states require background checks. it even when unannounced inspections were required they were not always done.
common problems include not enough staff, unscreened people living in family child care homes and broken play ground equipment. the study sampled five states, california, florida, illinois, ohio and texas. california does require unannounced inspections every five years, that's the least strict of the five states. it does, however, require background checks for child care employees who interact with kids so does not include employee likes janitors. >> a morgan hills day care worker could soon in in court after she was accused of being drunk on the job. 58-year-old ana marie lopez was arrested yesterday at the child development center on west main near peek avenue. she is right now facing child endangerment charges. >> 5:07. time to check the forecast with meteorologist christina loren. she's going to look at it for us. >> good tuesday morning to you. we're starting out nice and
clear. not tracking any fog. this is san jose. we have the same beautiful clear sky this morning right over san francisco. so, as we head throughout the next couple hours it will be cold, then by about 11:00 you can probably peel off your first layer. layer up because we'll see a sunny mild finish. 50 degrees in livermore. 45 in san jose. 48 in sunnyvale. it's mild in livermore because we're getting the nice dry northerly wind. we lost that in napa and you lost 8 degrees as a result. so temperatures are going to go in and out. the winds will drop off. this afternoon about 76 inland, 72 bayside. at the coast around 69. i'll have a full look at the forecast and tell you about the showers, i'll let you know when we expect those raindrops. right now let's check on the traffic. any improvement in livermore? >> there is. i'm happy to nail request. looking at fremont to show you a light flow of traffic.
this is getting into the south bay for 880. the south bay is clear. better news for our maps. this is the bad news. dublin pleasanton a lot more crowded. a rush of traffic because of these folks that were held up behind this crash west 580, all lanes cleared. 2 1/2 minutes ago. now all of the traffic will flow from this area into the dublin interchange westbound out of the altamont pass. that is the big backup. here north 680. reports after metal box in lanes. they have to clear it. that is counter commute. we're looking that the commute moving smoothly despite this crash. west 80 at central, reports of debris in the lanes. one vehicle on the shoulder and there may be injuries. an ambulance is heading to the scene. back to you. >> thank you. it's 5:09. when we come back a startling new development in the disappearance of a san francisco general patient. what attorneys are saying.
we gave people a sticker and had them show us. we learned a lot of us have known someone who's lived well into their 90s. and that's a great thing. but even though we're living longer, one thing that hasn't changed much is the official retirement age. ♪ the question is how do you make sure you have the money you need to enjoy all of these years. ♪ the wait is over. in a few hours the doors will open for the $800 million casino. >> the casino located on golf course drive off 101 is in rohnert park. no matter how many jackpots you hit there is a chance of cashing in on the huge traffic jams as
well. bob redell is joining us live. he has more on what we can expect. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, jon and laura. you look inside the resort and casino it's a las vegas style gaming venue. definitely the largest in the bay area. and one of the largest if not the largest in the state of california which will be opening just a few hours from now. give you the lay of the land around the gaming floor. facility is 340,000 square feet. you've got 3,000 slot machines, some of which you're looking at. 144 table games, this is an indian casino owned by the federated indians, this is created 2,000 jobs in sonoma county and according to analysis this is expected to generate a little bit over a half billion dollars in revenue by 2016. that means a lot of people are expected to visit this location which as you mentioned is just situated off 101 and rohnert
park. the projection is extra 10,000 vehicles per day on that stretch of roadway. police will have extra officers on duty to deal with traffic jams and chp tells us they have a few tricks up its sleeve as well. >> we are prepared to override the traffic lights, we're prepared to open up the carpool lanes to full traffic. we have social media. we'll be updating our personal facebook here. >> i'm going to try to avoid it as much as possible. yeah. >> you think it's going to be a mess? >> i do. really bad. >> reporter: we should get a good sense of what the traffic jam will be like, what's going to eventually happen in a few hours from now. the grand opening at 10:00 a.m. you can imagine if there are people who want to get her early may start arriving around 9:00. we could get a good idea later this morning what is going to happen with 101. bob redell, "today in the bay."
>> thank you. appreciate it as always. we can tell you the north bay is hoping it will do what casino has done for san jose. that opened in august 2012. it's generated about $10 million in tax revenue and created around 780 jobs. >> 5:15. to washington, congress is considering reining in the nsa. scott mcgrew by cutting the powers of the man in charge. >> keith alexander has been called the second most hower powerful man in washington. the director of the nsa and the head of u.s. cyber command and some in congress think that is too much power in one person. alexander is expected to retire next spring. it's possible the white house will wait until then and take that opportunity to break that job into two. alexander denying reports that the ns sarks reading traffic to and from the yahoo! cloud.
alexander calls it bad reporting but the spoft defending that report this morning showing further documents backing up its assertion that u.s. and british agents tap private google fiber optic cables to read traffic. good morning, jackie. >> hey, good morning, scott futures lower after stocks managed modest gains monday, investors taking cues from upbeat earnings reports, they are shrugging off concerns that the market could be due for a correction. we'll get data on the services sector or the non-manufacturing sector. the dow adding 23 points at 15,639 yesterday, the nasdaq adding 14, 3936. back to you. >> thank you much. 5:16. the governor of arizona touting news her state is going to be one of the few apple factories to have one of those in america.
not clear what the 2,000 workers will be building. apple pushing to bring some assembly back to the united states from china. we know robotics are going to be a big part. fewer workers, more robots. at least 2,000 in arizona. >> not bad for the mesa area. >> right now keeping our eye on the sky. christina loren helping with the weather. >> nice looking sky to start. >> very clear. >> very clear. you know, really clear and it has been the case but we have major changes headed our way. starting late tomorrow hate to say it but -- i know there is something coming. i'm going to show you. plus you know, we're getting into that time of year where we want the rain, after all come this summer we'll be wishing for it if we don't get a lot. temperatures are chilly, at about 51 in napa. i want to show you your lunch time numbers. we're going to climb. you probably need a light
jacket, though, all the way through lunch time and then peel it off. 70 in san francisco, because of that clear start, same for oakland and san jose. 73 degrees now in gilroy, 74 degrees up in santa rosa. 69 down in santa cruz. so let's talk about the changes headed our way. i stop the clock for you. we get through the second half of wednesday we're going to see cloud cover move in. i stop that at about 8:00 p.m. mostly cloudy conditions for the greater bay area. the jet stream moves to the south. that means the storm system, the window will be open for these areas of low pressure to move over the bay area. then we get our first chance for rain. we head through 7:00 p.m. thursday. not expecting a lot of activity. may a stray shower or two. that chance gets better as we head through sunday into monday. overall soupy and much cooler as we head throughout the end of the week into saturday. mostly dry until late sunday into monday. you can see the storm track starting to slowly move to the south. for us we'll meet back on monday
we'll likely be tracking light showers, not expecting much but as long as the jet stream stays south that means we're going to continue to see this chance for rain. it could last into the midsection of next week. so, best chance like i said before right now looks like sunday into monday. we'll let you know if things change. count on a cooler cloudier pattern. thursday all the way through the weekend. 5:19. let's check on the drive. >> i kind of like that cooler cloudy weather. watch for the rain. looking here, i am watching the commute. so far looking all right. the south bay, starting to build with a few more cars, no big drama. we had big drama for the tri-valley. this jam out of the altamont pass. look, it's slow. the sigalert probably has finally cleared. all of these cars heading toward 884 and the dublin interchange
so this area here is going to get a lot of traffic. you'll see that burst through this area. we'll follow that and the ripple effect throughout the tri-valley. the east bay moves smoothly. the earlier debris has cleared. a crash but not a lot of slowing past central, it's on the shoulder. we'll look at the bay bridge toll plaza. we see traffic is light here and no problems down the east shore freeway. another look to the north bay. a warning about that casino. so in rohnert park expect a lot of traffic. >> thank you. this is kind of a strange story here. how did a bus rider in oakland catch fire for no reason? investigators they hope to answer that question today. strange story, the bus was driving near mcarthur boulevard and ardley avenue. the driver noticed the man was on fire and stopped the bus to
call for help. a lot of people jumped out of the back of the bus. the victim has not been identified but we can tell you he has been treated at a hospital in san francisco. however, the severity of his injuries remain unclear. >> new details in the case after patient found dead at san francisco general hospital. 17 days after she disappeared from her hospital room. the chronicle reports an attorney for deputies are questioned in that disappearance. disputing accounts that a witness spotted an unresponsive woman on the stairs. the body of the missing patient was found inside that stairwell several days later. an attorney for deputy says he is basing his assessment on statements from the deputies and, quote, common sense. >> coming up on "today in the bay" pretty amazing video of two sky living planes colliding in midair. believe it or not, everybody on board the plane, they survived.
in about 300 days the mars rover will have new neighbors. india launched a spacecraft today on a mission to orbit mars. it's due to reach the red planet in 300 days. the mission's goal is to search for methane which has been detected previously in the martian atmosphere. this is india's launched a moon probe. amazing story of survival. two planes collide above wisconsin, somehow all nine sky divers on board and the pilots they all survive. >> it's so hard to believe everybody is okay. we're very happy this morning. they are speaking about those death defying moments, doing that on the "today" show.
this is exclusive video from the skydivers' helmet cam. you can see one of the planes hits the top of the other one. there is that fire ball, then the skydivers plummet to the ground. they probably felt safe with their back packs on. the divers were able to open up the chutes. crazy. you see chunks of the plane. one of the pilots had to escape with his emergency parachute. the other was able to land. there is a piece of that -- it looks like something out of a movie. it's going to be talked about with matt lauer today. >> let's not forget there are spinning propellers. you heard those close to you. >> the sound behind me i'll never forget. that's all i could do is stay forward. >> that is you there? that is you getting knocked off of the plane trying to hang on thinking you might get cut in half by one of those propellers.
>> they are so lucky. didn't get hit by the shrapnel flying around. watch the entire interview on the "today" show. you talk about counting your blessings. unbelievable. they are dare devils to begin with. >> i wonder how many were experienced skydivers. if you made that jump it's quite an experience. but then to have all of that going on. >> i imagine a few of those people, first maybe last. >> exactly. clear skies in fact out there this morning. i saw a lot of stars. >> yeah, it's beautiful out there. good morning to you. temperatures are definitely milder than 24 hours ago. livermore starting at 60 degrees, we're at 45 in santa rosa. an indication of how much warmer it is, we're 19 degrees warmer now in livermore than 24 hours ago. 17 degrees warmer in napa. the reason is because of the dry northerly wind. these are going to drop off and our temperatures will as well.
a good looking second half of the day. to the forecast coming up. back to you, jon and laura. >> thanks so much. 5:26. today is election day and in addition to a pair of controversial measures, a number of bay area voters will be asked to decide whether to add extra funding to schools. we'll have your coverage coming up. >> also we'll tell you about a police chase, this one ends in a search for a suspect. we'll let you know what police have told us. [son] all right,she has no idea.
>> the gunman in the mall shooting in new jersey is found shot and killed. we'll explain how this terrifying situation came to an end coming up. >> you can only imagine the joy he brings. always joking, always laughing, always trying to get out of something. >> honoring the fallen, the stirring late night tribute to the tsa agent killed in the line of duty. >> a cold start but we have a
warmer afternoon ahead. that goes for tomorrow as well. warmer conditions won't last long. there are showers in the forecast. we'll break it down for you in your full forecast. >> the commute has gone through one sigalert, now a crash on the east shore freeway and the nimitz. >> we'll show you a shock after we flipped on our cam. the bay bridge glistening. very clear crisp shot out there on this turks november 5th, this is "today in the bay." crisp, cool and refreshing. thanks for joining us. i'm jon kelley. >> i'm laura garcia-cannon. it is also decision 2013. sunnyvale voters expected to take on the issue of gun control. it's a measure so controversial depending on the outcome it could land the city in court. christie smith live in sunnyvale where the latest, good morning.
>> reporter: good morning. in many ways the national gun control debate is being played out right here today in sunnyvale. this would put four limitations on gun owners in the city limits. if measure c passes the nra has said they will step in and sue. one attorney for the national rifle association said that it would put gun owners' lives at risk if it passes. emotions very high on this. one gun store trying to fight back with words on its website. mayor michael bloomberg even weighed in with a contribution to measure c. if approved it would prohibit sunnyvale residents having magazines that hold more than 10 rounds, require people to report lost or stolen guns to police within 48 hours, and require guns to be locked up when not in
use. the city council hasn't taken a firm position but the mayor is a supporter of measure c. >> the first night, the very first thing we're going to sue you. then sue us. because we've got to stand up for the people who need to be protected. >> reporter: another big one, in san francisco voters have to decide on prop b with the land on the embarcadero between washington and broadway. the proposed site of a multi-million-dollar condo complex and park. you may have seen commercials on that one. christie smith, "today in the bay." >> also in sunnyvale, measure g, seeking $96 billion bond to update and maintain schools and pay for technology. in campbell, measure e would renew an $85 partial tax for eight years to help fund the district's seven campuses. stay with nbc bay area both on air and on line for the latest election results.
visit nbcbayarea.com and search elections. >> let's get you to the breaking news out of new jersey where police in paramus say they found the man, the body of that man i should say, who fired several shots into the garden state plaza late last night. the mall which is the largest in the state is in the town of paramus, that is about 15 miles north of manhattan. marla tellez has been monitoring the situation all morning long. she's in the newsroom now with the details on where that suspected gunman may have gotten his weapon. good morning. >> police say the 20-year-old got the gun he used to kill himself from his brother. this is all police are saying at this point. for most of us when we went to bed last night this gunman was still on the run and hundreds of customers and mall employees were trapped unsure if they would make it out alive. this came to an end when paramus police say they found richard
shoop, here is a look at him, in a remote part of the mall with a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. a note was found at the seen and it's clear shoop intended to commit suicide when he walked into the mall with a modified at 47 before the mall was set to close, and open fire. though he fired off more than six rounds no one was hit, everyone made it out alive. you can imagine it was a terrifying experience. >> we were inside the store and i hear three shots. one next to the other, one next to the other. and i open the front doors and i saw the security guard inside. they start screaming and everybody out. >> the mall was put on lockdown. that lasted about six hours. shoop does not have an extensive criminal past though authorities
do know of him. >> he's someone that does have a drug history, he has used drugs, but what possessed him to do tonight what he did is no one can say. >> here is a live look at the mall. you can see all seems to be back to normal just about 8:35 there. the lockdown has been lifted, this mall is more than 2 million square feet. for some perspective. one of the biggest in the bay area is valley fair mall. just under 1.5 million square feet. you can imagine it was quite a search for this gunman as he had acres to roam free. of course now the investigation into really what caused shoop to snap begins this morning. back to you. >> new this morning the search for a suspect after a police chase that spanned a good deal of the south bay has been called
off. the chase started around 10:30 in sunnyvale. the chp joined the pursuit as the suspected headed south on 101. the chase ended when the suspects crashed at the tennant avenue exit. one suspect is in custody, a second fled the scene and is on the loose. this morning police have not revealed what started the chase. >> an east bay man will be in court facing charges of sex trafficking of children. 23-year-old jamar broussard is accused of forcing two underage girls to work as prostitutes. the girls worked as prostitutes in several states over a period of 2 1/2 years. if convicted broussard face as mandatory minimum of 15 years in prison for each time one of those women was transported out of the state.
>> time to check the weather forecast. a clear start. clear skies. >> feels good. brisk and clean. we're going to warm up. >> we are. i bet you two like that time change. anybody with little ones, you can get them to go to bed westerly the sun going down earlier. dark at 5:00. 60 in livermore, 45 in san jose. and 36 in gilroy. so look at this wide variation of temperatures. you are cold in gilroy. fierce north wind continues to gust through livermore. temperatures between 10 to 20 degrees milder than this time yesterday. we're go to see a sunny finish and temperatures are going to climb 3 to 5 degrees. unseasonably warm finish. wednesday, another clear start. we'll see peak warmth and then everything starts to change. thursday the coastal fog returns, temperatures tumble. talking about our first chance
for showers thursday night, that chance extends into saturday and sunday. we're going to talk about that. i'll show you the forecast, who has the best chance of seeing showers. enjoy the sunshine. 77 in almost. 73 degrees here in san jose and 71 degrees on the way to los gatos. 70 in san francisco. let's check on the drive, picking up at this hour. good morning, mike. >> we have problems here by the oakland coliseum. look at this shot. on the right-hand side the off ramp, north of there on the northbound side you see the flares late out. chp arrived. they are 00 slowing dow. one lane is blocked heading to the ]ñcoliseum. another crash perhaps related to this crash, that's why you see this. up to high street, that is your commute direction. westbound 580 is not a problem. this should clear up.
no injuries from what i hear. the approach to the bay bridge good except for the east shore freeway has this sticking point. an earlier crash which moved to the shoulder has debris in lanes causing a slowdown with the distraction as well. a quick check for a live look, we'll see things in the south bay starting to build. >> thank you, mike. coming up, san jose taking action against farrell pigs. what some are doing trying to keep members safe. >> two boys carrying guns are seen entering an empy school. what police are now saying.
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a bill moving through congress would outlaw discrimination in the work place against gay and less beion employees. will it come up for a vote? tracie potts is live on capitol hill with all of the latest. good morning. >> good morning. it may not if the republican leader has his way. some lawmakers are trying to do what california has done, ban discrimination in the workplace against people based on sexual orientation and in california they took an extra step on gender identity. here the senate is moving forward, they voted last night to open debate and they could vote by the end of the week. there were 7 republicans who supported the measure. it may hit a halt in the house where speaker john boehner said he does not think this should even come to the floor for a vote. he thinks it could spark frivolous lawsuits and cost jobs. not all republicans agree so we wait to see how much pressure his own party may put on him to bring this up for a vote.
if it doesn't, if it fails here on capitol hill, the white house says the president is still open to issuing an executive order but that would only apply to federal contractors. >> one we'll keep our eye on. tracie potts, thank you as always. >> 5:43. a stirring tribute to the tsa agent killed during a shooting at l.a.x. >> we are tsa. >> hundreds of tsa employees gathered last night to remember gerardo hernandez. they neat share stories and sorrow. >> he was our hero. >> he was loved. he was a brother. he's going to be missed. >> another agent was shot in the foot on friday. he's now talking about what happened. >> i was injured while helping an elder man trying to get to a
safe area. i turned around and there was a gunman and shot me twice. >> tsa agent james fear was also injured and has been released from the hospital. brian ludmer was shot in the leg and must undergo surgery. the alleged shooter, paul ciancia reportedly used a semi-automatic rifle which was legally purchased. he was shot by police in terminal 3 and is still unable to communicate with investigators but his condition is said to be improving. >> police in denver giving new details about an overnight stand-off with two young boys. police say that pair entered an empty middle school armed, what appeared to be rifles and back packs. police say the teens were probably just carrying bb guns but they were not armed when they were arrested. they reportedly ransacked several rooms, the bomb squad was called in as well after janitors reported the break-in.
police say one of the back packs had a computer inside. they have not said what was in the other back pack. >> happening today, a few hours, the doors will open for the new $800 million resort and casino in sonoma county. >> a lot of people excited. that's on golf course drive. that's in rohnert park. with it comes thousands of slot machines, table games, a jackpot you don't want called a traffic jam. more on what we can expect. good morning. not a lot of people there this early. >> reporter: well, it's a few hours until the grand opening. good morning. talking about 144 table games, 3,000 slot machines. the facility encompasses 340,000 square feet, cost $800 million to build. i bring up all of those numbers to give you a sense of how large
this is and what impact it could have on the bay area. it is certainly the largest vegas style casino here in the bay area and one of the largest if not the largest in the state of california. we just got done speaking with the general manager here. he tells us that this new facility has created over 2,000 jobs, some of the workers are out here on the floor this morning prepping for their first day of operation. according to analysis by standard & poor's, this casino is expected to generate for itself a little over a half billion dollars in revenue, that would be by 2016. that means that they are expecting a lot of people to visit which is off 101 and rohnert park. the projection is extra 10,000 vehicles per day on that stretch of roadway. rohnert park police tell us they will have extra officers on duty to help deal with traffic jams.
here is what management has to say about all of that. >> i don't know a californian that doesn't know how to navigate an interstate or find an alternate truitt a place that is important to them. i'm one of those people now. and i know that i know how to navigate roads in california. >> are you saying you don't think it will have a tremendous imsnakt. >> i think that people who are savvy and familiar with traffic which all northern californians are, they are going to figure it out. >> reporter: so, police will have extra officers on duty to help deal with traffic jams and chp as well. they tell us they have a few things they can do. override the traffic lights, open up carpool lanes to help. again we don't know what it's going to be like until the grand opening scheduled for 10:00 this morning here in rohnert park. bob redell, "today in the bay." >> everything shiny and new. >> going to be fun. might have to check it out as a team we'll go out and win big
pots. 5:47. christina loren is here. so clear out. i wake up and think my vision is getting better. >> probably a combination. like a fine wine mr. jon kelley. 5:48. we're looking good out there this morning. and yeah, we do have the hd view the to show you. we're going to see pretty sun rise shots. i'm going to show you some really pretty pictures across the bay area. 48 degrees now. that is the current temperature in places like oakland. it's chilly to start the day. we're going to see a warm sunny finish as high pressure continues to maintain control of our weather pattern. that will be the case for today and tomorrow. then the ridge starts to break down. thursday into friday our first chance for light showers. mostly in the north bay. a better chance through sunday into monday. and now our future cast is picking that up. we stop the clock, as we head
through about sunday morning into monday morning, that's when we have the best chance. right now we're picking up light totals. i've seen this pattern before and this chance could really ramp up as we head throughout the next couple days so stick with us. i'll keep you updated. it looks like everybody is going to get precipitation as we head through late sunday into monday. today and tomorrow, enjoy the beautiful 70s that we have for you. 77 degrees in livermore. 70 in fremont and 71 in redwood city. the 70s even in san francisco. but that is all going to change and i want to show you your seven-day outlook to get you into the mind-set. hey, it's going to feel like winter here. starting on friday, only reaching the low 70s inland. we'll be at about 72 by saturday, then the upper 60s sunday into monday. and monday look at that, highs only ranking into the upper 50s, 60 degrees bay side and 63 inland. so it's going to get cold.
>> snuggy weather o the footy pajamas, all of that stuff. slipping and sliding around the wood floors. we're doing a nice move here for the peninsula, no problem, the south bay also pretty predictable flow north of 101 with your build, first early there. looking here at trouble spots in the east bay. we have west 580 now starting to recover because of an earlier crash here. that sigalert very early this morning backing up into the altamont pass. i didn't see the flood i expected. toward west 580 it's behaved nicely toward the dublin interchange and 84 through livermore. no problems for 680, smooth into sunol and the south bay. an easy flow westbound through castro valley. 880 past the coliseum. a live shot here, we have one of the crashes. this is northbound 880 approaching hegenberger.
one lane is blocked with these flares a distraction. the next crash up the roadway is on the other side so folks having to weave back and forth. causing additional slowing. it's slow through the area to the second crash on the southbound side at high street. the maze not a problem. it's here, west 80 out of richmond where you have a crash at central, still there, debris, big slowing. one look at the bay bridge toll plaza. you see no problems at the toll plaza. it's the upper part of the east shore freeway. back to you. >> thanks so much, mike. >> it is 5:51. final prep under way as russia gets ready to send the olympic torch to space. >> and stores back up black friday even further.
welcome back. look at that. early sunrise we're enjoying because of the time change. a live look over san jose. sun peeking out, going to create a beautiful orange glow and blue clear skies. we'll check the forecast coming up. 5:54. winter games in sochi 94 days away and the russians getting ready to send the torch into space. the rocket slated to transport the flame to the international space station was put on a launch pad early this morning. a crew of three including an engineer from nasa will lift off with a torch on thursday. two russian cosmonauts are expected to take the torch for a space walk on saturday before it eventually returns to earth on monday. >> very cool. it's another big week for
rocket. two companies will make news. scott will start with tesla. >> we get to see all kinds of numbers. i think the most interesting thing is how many cars tesla sold in europe. this will be the first quarterly report the car company has made since it started selling cars on the continent. tesla is kind after dime a dozen here in fair weather northern california. but sales in countries with much poorer weather, that's going to be a big question mark. tesla shares are up in anticipation of the report. so here's musk. he has his son on his hip. middle last december he sold solar city to the public for the first time. solar city is going to report profits wednesday, on monday the company said it would offer a financial program to investors, they can lend solar city money and get paid back from the money coming in from consumers. they are basically securitizing solar. i said it before t key to
understanding solar city it's not a solar company, it's not a green energy company. it's a financial company. kmart and sears say they will stay open all day thanksgiving starting at 6:00 a.m., all day, all night through what used to be called black friday, and now at least for kmart and sears one long sale. sears was the first to do this to open on thursday, then walmart and target did it. but now we moved back black friday all the way back. if you work there it's another day. >> it's thursday. >> the commentator talking about the war on christmas, it's a war on thanksgiving. that one's over. there is no thanksgiving. >> exactly. i noticed it went from halloween to christmas. >> also a war on our pocket books. they keep reaching in for more money earlier. >> people tightening the belt though. >> coming up on "today in the bay," the bay area city we'll tell you about taking a new tough stance on guns. >> police investigating now
after a man catches fire aboard an ac transit bus. >> we have new details we're learning about the bullying of a miami dolphins football player and former stanford cardinal. >> we're keeping our eye on a mall live in paramus, new jersey where a gunman was inside. we've got marla tellez following the latest developments. a lot more news ahead as well. it's 5:57 right now.
right now, breaking news as one of the largest malls is shut down this morning. what we've just learned about the alleged gunman and the weapon he used in the attack. >> also, high-speed chase right through several south bay cities ends up in a crash. one suspect right now in custody, another on the run. >> and it is election day.
the one decision that could land one south bay city in court. >> and take a look at this. just a spectacular start to the day in san francisco. not a cloud in the sky. it's cold out there. we've got a warming trend today and tomorrow. i'll tell you when rain returns to the forecast. >> plus, more crews, more distraction and slowing. incidents on the nimitz and the ears shore freeway. >> mike, that will not slow down the good vibrations and the spectacular breath taking motivating and invig gating view over the bay bridge out there. this is worth getting up to every day ladies and gentlemen. today for the record if you check the calendar, tuesday, november 5, this is "today in the bay." gorgeous out there. good morning. thanks for joining us. i'm laura garcia-cannon. >> and i'm jon kelley. good morning. we start off with that breaking news in new jersey where the
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