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london breed were among those that took bribes. chow's attorney is claiming the fbi has evidence of the mayor and supervisor accepting bribes but that it did nothing to pursue the charges against them. tonight a spokesperson for mayor lee's re-election campaign responded saying, quote, there's absolutely nothing in today's filing that suggests mayor lee did anything wrong or inappropriate. a traffic nightmare in pacifica. it wasn't your usual backup. even imagine crews were rerouted. the mayor is demanding answers from caltrans. highway 1 was backed up for miles. police say first responders had to reroute to make sure they could get to any potential emergencies. michelle roberts is in pacifica this evening. caltrans is getting the blame. >> reporter: a lot of people
really frustrated including the city saying that they didn't know about this road work and that would have been incredibly important for them to know that. caltrans says it would have been routine work if it wasn't for an accident, somebody allegedly driving around the cones, and that is what caused this huge headache yesterday. pacifica natives know beach traffic on highway 1 can slow things down. but yesterday -- >> it was crazy. i've never seen it backed up like that and i've lived here 30 years. >> reporter: traffic was backed up for miles. caltrans was repaving a half-mile stretch of the southbound side. >> it was really slow and i had a screaming baby in the back. >> reporter: the work was supposed to be completed by 3:00 p.m. that time line was pushed back to 9:30 following a two-car accident. caltrans says a driver went into the newly paved section of road. >> so we had to wait for the asphalt truck, which was caught in traffic, to make its way down to the scene. and then we had to remove all
the asphalt we put down earlier in the day. >> reporter: they admit the crash, cleanup, and repaving was unexpected. some city officials say the entire project was unexpected. >> we didn't get any prior notice. >> reporter: when they learned highway 1 had become a parking lot, they had to make some big changes. moving equipment to make sure they could respond to emergencies while the main artery to the city was cut off. >> the way the fire department works, they designate certain engines to stay south of the slow traffic and we had some assistance from the daly city engines. >> reporter: all paving work is suspended. caltrans says overnight work isn't an option in this area because of the safety issues and the cool overnight temperatures. they do say they plan to work with city leaders in the future. reporting live in pacifica, michelle roberts, nbc bay area news. thank you, michelle.
a missing bay area teacher. after a two-week search his body may have been found. ed cavanaugh was last seen while riding his bike in the el dorado national forest. the teacher at downtown high school in san francisco. a member of the family's search effort found a body and a motorcycle matching the one cavanaugh was riding. his brother is now arriving at that dirt trail to attempt to identify the body. the family released a statement saying in part, we are overwhelmed with the kindness, generosity and support that has been shown by all they had. it's a testament to ed's extraordinary soul. cavanaugh was the wilderness and survival teacher but needed regular insulin medication. not only has it tripled in size this week but it's complex, much like a chess match. veteran firefighters say this is among the most challenging wildfire they've ever faced. our nbc chopper is near the fire
zone. we should note most air traffic is blocked for safety reasons. this is burning north of santa rosa. this is called the rocky fire. it's not going down easily. cooler temperatures and some rain tonight. here's the scope and damage. 65,000 acres, that's about twice the size of san francisco proper. it's 12% contained. nearly 7,000 structures are threatened, many of the structures are, of course, homes. this cal fire map shows the growing perimeter of the fire. people living nearby are worried, of course, the flames could overrun neighborhoods. >> smoking is out and we have to get out of here. >> it's all about the drought. the fire is doing things that it's unpredicted to do. >> right now more than 10,000 firefighters are battling 22 separate wildfires across california. we continue our wildfire coverage on our nbc bay area app. we're constantly updating our information there. we're also updating our facebook
and twitter feeds. we mentioned the rain. did you feel it today? not much but enough to help that firefight. let's bring in our chief meteorologist jeff ranieri. what's next, jeff? the next two days we are tracking hotter temperatures across the bay area that will be impacting firefighters. i want to show you the doppler radar. spotty showers well to the north and over the past hour or so it's been all about marin, napa and sonoma county. also down towards novato as well. we're beginning to see that wind down and after rainfall the rocky fire today conditions still remain very hot at the focus of that fire. right now temperatures in the low to mid-70s.eren directions h and so out of the east making it very erratic as you've been hearing for the firefighters. so what's on tap for tomorrow? let's take a look and you can see winds that still could gust 10 to 20 miles per hour. daytime humidity as low as 20% and we're tracking the possibility of more showers and also lightning.
i'll have details on that coming up in my forecast in about 15 minutes. >> thank you. jeff and his team have a lot of teams in and you can get the specific forecast right to your smartphone. right now in the east bay friends of a high school grad are gathering to mourn his death. police aren't publicly identifying the 17-year-old victim who just graduated. they describe him as a fine student and athlete who was not a gang member. he and a girl who hasn't been identified were walking near the high school at 1:00 in the morning when they were confronted by three teenaged boys. one of whom fired a gun killing that 17-year-old. the three teens then drove off in a silver suv. police are asking anyone with information about that crime to give them a call. and right now 130 neighborhoods across san jose are gathered to take part in national night out. the event is an effort to urge neighbors to reinvest in their own communities and take the
streets back from criminals. nbc bay area's robert honda joins us live from a neighborhood that's had run-ins with gangs there. robert? >> reporter: that's right, jessica. we're here at the mayfair community center. you can't tell this is considered a hot spot. there are about 1,500 people here tonight and the marp just showed up to help push the message that crime prevention is a community effort. and from talking with community organizers, the message is sinking in and it's a good time because san jose has been dealing with a spike in crime including violent crime. >> a lot of fear in recent weeks certainly a spate of homicides. we know folks are concerned. >> and we tell them if they see something, say something. we see them using social media a lot and they're reaching out. they're calling the police more.
they're looking out in their neighborhoods and anything suspicious they report. >> it sounds pretty basic. we know that. it's important to watch out for the neighbors, to know the neighbors, which is why it's important for this night for them to be out, get to meet and greet not only the police department but the neighbors. >> reporter: and as you can see that's what's happening here at the mayfair community center. the mayor is heading up the celebration event going on here at the community center and for thousands of neighbors and events throughout the city and of course they are hoping this won't be a one-night event but something the neighbors will do day in and day out throughout the year. live in san jose, robert honda, nbc bay area news. just a short while ago the closing arguments for a high-profile trial ended. a 46-year-old woman says it's her last chance to have a child. she's battling her ex-husband to keep her frozen embryos. mark matthews has been covering this trial and joins us now from outside the courthouse in san
francisco. mark? >> reporter: final arguments today in a case that has garnered national attention. 46-year-old anesthesiologist trying to overturn an agreement she signed when her embryos were frozen in 2010. she has testified they are her last chance of having a child of her own. but in 2010 she and her then husband, steve finley, signed an agreement that the embryos would be thawed and destroyed if the couple ever got a divorce. his attorney argues it's binding. >> the purpose of going through this is to determine the party's intent. >> reporter: the attorney and an attorney for the ucsf fertility clinic say they both agreed to destroy the embryos in the event of a divorce and if it can be voided because one person changes their mind, that shakes
the whole foundation. his client didn't think she was signing a contract. >> she understood it to be part of the consent form and that she could change at any point in the future and she gave it that level of consideration. certainly it was important to her but it was not at a level she thought she would be bound for all time. as a result she spent ten minutes going through the form. >> reporter: the judge asked each side to submit a statement saying how they would like her to rule. those statements are due august 28. the judge then says she will take 90 days to make her decision. reporting from outside superior court, mark matthews, nbc bay area news. >> thank you, mark. let's take you outside, san jose, a live look there. long called itself the heart of silicon valley. today san jose was named one of the president's tech cities.
those are communities pledging to create pathways to better well-paying tech jobs for its most challenged residents. all part of the president's tech hire initiative. as part of the initiative the city will launch a new fast track training program that should help prepare and place up to 1,000 people in the areas of coding, web development, and i.t. jobs by next year. now the most valuable company in the world is taking another bite out of the south bay. apple says it'll buy this plot of land along north first street. it is the second recent move apple has made to put workers in the south bay. scott budman is live at that site to tell us what it means for local businesses and commuters and that tract of land. >> reporter: good evening, jessica. it means lots of new tech workers coming here to the south bay bringing new business and more traffic. you're looking at north san jose's field of dreams, a potential gold mine for the
south bay now that apple has bought the 43-acre piece of land that could eventually house thousands of employees. >> we have an embarrassment of riches in north san jose. >> reporter: he has a point. just last month apple also snagged this building up the street from the big plot of land, the world's most valuable company clearly making a play for san jose. which is good news for local businesses like premier pizza. when we walked in, they were serving a slice of 49er linebacker navarro bowman. soon they'll likely be serving it up to techies by the dozen. >> it makes it better. increases more in-house traffic, more catering. it's a win-win. i also own apple stock so it's even better. >> reporter: but with growth comes congestion, and the roads around and along highway 87 are
already tightly packed. >> at the same time we as community planners have to support those jobs with transportation systems. and you can't do it on highways alone. we're going to have terminal gridlock within the next ten years. >> reporter: it's a move to bring more well-paid tech workers to the south bay, but it also might mean a slower commute for the whole area. as if apple isn't enough, the newly independent paypal headquarters are up the street that way. they're hiring. and up the street that way a new headquarters being built by samsung. reporting from the soon-to-be very crowd ed san jose, scott budman, nbc bay area news. >> and across the street is -- us. our nbc bay area studios. still ahead at 6:00, a rescue with just seconds to spare. a sheriff's deputy pulled a man from his car just seconds
before a train slammed into it. i'm marianne favro. i'll talk with that deputy about his split-second decision. also ahead, netflix making a change for parents on the payroll. the new perk for baby bonding time. and to catch a thief -- the bay area burglary that happened in broad daylight. incredible. and life saving.
tonight -- we talk w/ the men it's not often we see video like this. incredible and lifesaving. tonight we talk with the men who made it happen. two deputies who risked their own lives to pull a man from a car just moments before that caltrain slammed into it. the charges the driver is now facing. marianne favro joins us from the transit district headquarters in san carlos. marianne, incredible to see that. >> reporter: it really is. and both of those deputies were
quite humbled this afternoon. they say they don't consider themselves heroes, but they are proud when faced with an oncoming train they made the right call. san mateo county sheriff's deputy said it wasn't until he watched this video that he realized just how close he came to losing his life while trying to rescue a man stuck on the train tracks in sunnyvale. nelson gomez crashed no a crossing gate tower last night. his car careened onto the tracks and his air bag. a train was traveling 80 miles an hour. >> it's just instincts that kick in. you don't have time to analyze the situation, think about the risk, the benefits of choosing to go either way. instincts kicked in and i was there. i knew that my job as working law enforcement is to preserve
life, and that's what i did. >> reporter: as you can see the deputy pulled gomez out of his car seconds before a caltrain engine slammed into it. before he dragged him to safety, the deputy alerted the engineer to slow down. >> i had my hands above my head waiting, to give him the signal to stop. >> reporter: the engineer couldn't stop immediately but was able to reduce speed from 80 to 45 miles an hour. you can see here the impact could have easily killed gomez and the deputy. the deputy's swift actions also helped protect the 40 passengers onboard the oncoming train. sunnyvale police later arrested gomez on suspicion of driving under the influence and hit-and-run. he allegedly slammed into a parked car and a bicycle just minutes before he drove onto the tracks. reporting live in san carlos, marianne favro, nbc bay area news. >> thank you, marianne.
two so-called ghost guns were the weapons used in last month's murder/suicide. they say an engineering student on leave from stanford killed his former girlfriend at her parents' house in walnut creek. the 19-year-old was home for the summer from san diego state. today investigators believe he made the gun out of parts ordered through the mail. they're called ghost guns because they don't have serial numbers and can't be traced. there's no evidence suggesting the retailers who sold the parts did anything illegal. a home broken into and burglarized. police hope this surveillance photo will bring the suspected burglar to justice. it was broken into. these cameras captured photos of the suspect just sauntering out of the house. the suspect's car also caught on camera. if you know the man or the car call milpitas police.
unlimited maternity and paternity leave if you work at netflix. the company says workers can take as much time off as they want during the first year of their child's birth or adoption and the company will pay for it. no need for state or disability pay. netflix offers unlimited time off for all of its employees. the perks are necessary to attract and retain talented workers in the silicon valley. let's turn things over to jeff ranieri. i have to tell you, i was pulling into my driveway, there was rain on my car. >> i know. that forecast change that we had late last night came through for us. you can see we did get a few rain drops, doing little for the drought but skel offing the fire danger with that additional cloud cover today. i want to show you the storms that helped produce the rain drops and you can see here this counterclockwise spin. that's the center of the smaller area of low pressure that's now kicking off to the north that's going to take the rainfall with it tonight.
i think we're done with the biggest threat of any random rogue showers throughout the next couple of hours. it also did bring us shower activity to the rocky fire. you can see clear lake here. watch this wave of activity 2:00, 3:00, 4:00 move right over the fire. it helped firefighters briefly today. thankfully there was no lightning with that. get you outside of the sky camera network. comfortable with widespread 70s throughout the south bay peninsula. san francisco coming in with 68. the north bay checking in at 72 degrees. we'll take you to the peninsula. that underground camera, we do have fog back in the distance but also some clearing skies as that storm system lifts off to the north. let's bring you into tomorrow's forecast and the key difference will be increased sunshine and also hotter temperatures. note these numbers in the tri-valley going up to 87 degrees for the average tomorrow. 85 for the north bay. san francisco at 70 and for the south bay we'll be coming in with 84 degrees. i do want to take you to something totally different,
tropical storm guillermo. if you're heading to hawaii right now winds of 70 miles an hour, seeing some slight strengthening since this time yesterday. good news not a direct hit. it will head north of the islands but could be gusty back to honolulu with winds from 20 to 40 miles an hour and maybe around 1 inch of rainfall. we'll talk more about how the moisture from this could bring us another thunderstorm chance this week and that's coming up at about 20 minutes. >> thank you very much, jeff. still ahead at 6:00, keeping the bullet on track. what leaders are saying about california's controversial bullet train project. also, it's a sore spot for the silicon valley. the issue that brought members of congress into town today.
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and san jose to merced. officials reviewed preliminary engineering designed and learned of the budget is $36 million. that analysis should be finished by 2017. now eventually the high-speed rail line will reach from san francisco to los angeles. >> it's an ongoing issue, the lack of black workers in the silicon valley. what's being done about it? today members of the congressional black caucus were in town. caucus members met with executives from five companies including apple, google, and pandora. they discussed boosting the number of black workers. they say the companies were deficient on diversity. >> all of them have varying degrees of success with diversity. all of them are deficient. none of them have african-americans on their board as directed, and that is very disappointing. >> now all the companies we mentioned have agreed to work
towards inclusion for future hires which is a familiar response. caucus members suggest tech leaders make their hiring practices and goals public. >> high anxiety after the deadliest known outbreak of legionnaire's disease. >> who's in and who's out? next. a bay area fire chief drinking and driving city cars. i'll tell you why he has not been fired. to the city. that's how city
leaders are describing the recent acons of haywd's firechie shameful and an embarrassment to the city, that's how city lead remembers describing the recent actions of the fire chief in hayward. >> the city suspended the fire chief and cut his pay because of alcohol-related issues including driving city cars after drinking and fighting with one of the men he manages. live at hayward city hall, ian, many are asking if suspension is the right move or enough in this case. >> reporter: that's right, including some of the residents who have been walking by us here asking the same exact thing, jessica. the city is standing with the chief saying he is a changed man. the chief himself saying he made serious mistakes but is trying to do better. >> it's incredibly embarrassing for myself, the fire department, the community.
>> reporter: hayward fire chief garrett contreras making no excuses following his month long suspension for drinking then driving city cars. >> i've been a dedicated public servant to this community and i plan on winning back that trust through the same effort i've put in the last 20 years. >> reporter: an investigation into chief contreras revealed he drove city vehicles under the influence at least four different times, he got into a physical fight with a subordinate, and on that night of march 6, 2014, he allegedly drank while he was commander and did not answer repeated calls to respond to a significant fire. the city manager wrote in a letter, quote, your failure of leadership has embarrassed the city and your department. >> we're very disappointed in the behavior, but we believe the fire chief is an excellent chief for the city. >> reporter: the chief will keep his job, signed a last chance agreement. under that agreement he can't take city vehicles home for a year and can't ever drink while in uniform or at city functions.
>> if he steps out of line again, then his employment can be terminated. >> reporter: today i asked the chief if he would fire one of his firefighters if they made the same mistakes he made. >> i don't believe i would fire them based on case-by-case and based on the situation. i don't believe that would be the case given their track record and history. all of those things were taken into consideration. >> reporter: he says he does not have a drinking problem. he is back on the job tonight. he was suspended mid-june to mid-july and had his pay docked as punishment. ian cole, nbc bay area news. the crowds are spreading across northern california this afternoon bringing some sprinkles like these near the golden gate bridge. jeff ranieri is tracking some unusual weather and, jeff, here we go again with another spin on the weather. >> i know. this is like our sixth week in a row of getting some of the subtropical moisture moving in and giving us this unusual weather across the bay area.
the storm system is lifting to the north and taking that rainfall with it. so no hopes of any big-time accumulations tonight. i do want to take you through the rainfall totals. in the north bay the highest amount of some of the storm cells move across. it didn't even accumulate to anything. that only equated to trace amounts. that's what .00. now up to the rocky fire we did get rain today. it did not put out the fire. temperature of 76 degrees. we've seen it get hotter. humidity at 40%. and the wind direction has also shifted on these firefighters in the past 30 minutes now out of the south at 12 miles an hour. good news tomorrow, no wind event expected. tracking winds from 10 to 20 miles an hour as we head throughout the next 24-hour
forecast. we'll track more of that coming up in about 20 minute. >> thank you. so thus far, yes, the weather is helping the firefight, the biggest fire jeff was talking about in lake county, the so-called rocky fire has already destroyed 63,000 acres as it continues to burn out of control. jennifer is at the line. >> reporter: from the air and on the ground it is an all-out assault on raging wildfires in california. >> we have very steep being rugged terrain, very difficult for fire crews to get in. >> reporter: more than 10,000 firefighters are battling some 23 active fires burning across the drought stricken state. the largest so-called rocky fire north of san francisco. over the week the blaze tripled in size and already has burned some 65,000 acres, a little larger than the size of the city of san francisco. >> we had a ten-mile fire front that made that run in five hours. the computer told us it would
take seven days for that to happen. >> reporter: the fire is still only 12% contained. but the fire has grown, so that 12% is just a little bit bigger so that's progress. one containment line they were hoping would hold is highway 20. fire crews were very surprised when the fire jumped right over it. >> it's all fuel driven, it's all because of the drought and how dry the conditions are. the fire is doing things that it's unpredicted to do. >> reporter: with little containment, the fire threatened more than 6,000 homes and forced nearly 13,000 people to evacuate. >> it's finally smoking us out. we have to get out of here. >> reporter: two air force hercules planes have been added to the aerial assault joining more than a dozen other air trankers and helicopters flying around the clock. and thousands of firefighters on the ground all working to save homes and lives from these raging infernos. nbc news, lake port, california. we continue our wildfire
coverage on our nbc bay area app as well as our facebook and twitter feeds. tonight the largest outbreak of legionnaire's disease has been contained. the disease has killed seven people and sickened 86 people in the bronx of new york. it is a form of bacterial pneumonia. it spreads via contaminated water source. officials traced the outbreak to five cooling towers. all have now been decontaminated. >> it's crucial that each case be identified early on and that treatment be reached quickly and achieved quickly. >> symptoms include fever, cough, and shortness of breath. it can be treated with antibiotics. >> now to decision 2016. the lineup is set for the first televised republican presidential debate that will happen this thursday night. no surprise donald trump has been named.
our janelle wang. the lineup announced by fox news just a few hours ago. here is the lineup. they include front-runner donald trump, former florida governor jeb bush, and wisconsin governor scott walker. former texas governor rick perry just missed the cut. so did the only woman, bay area businesswoman carly fiorina. they were given a taste what have to expect during a candidate forum in new hampshire last night. >> will you attack donald trump? >> my goal is to let people know what i think. >> reporter: donald trump was a no-sho. his lead continues to widen in the polls. in a call to msnbc trump credited his business success. >> and people see that and i would put all of that energy and whatever that brainpower is into making our country successful, our country grow again. >> reporter: jabs are expected
on thursday night as well as attacks on the democratic front-runner hillary clinton. >> i'm fluent in clinton speak. you want me to translate? when he says bill says i didn't have sex with that woman, he did. >> reporter: more red flags, a new poll shows nearly half of americans have a negative view of the former secretary of state. clinton trying to change that with new ads focused on her late mother dorothy. >> when i think about why i'm doing this, i think about my mother, dorothy. >> reporter: still up in the air whether vice president joe biden will jump into the race. sources tell nbc news he's still undecided. the republican debate airs on fox news thursday night. the seven remaining candidates not picked today have been invited to participate in a forum also airing on fox news earlier in the day. jessica? >> okay, thank you, janelle. margie matthews ended her second round of service today. the former mayor said good-bye
to matthews at a city hall luncheon. she was appointed to replace chu who left for the state assembly and this was her second go-around. she first retired for politics after serving on the council from 1993-2000. she says she hopes the rejuvenation of the district will be her legacy. >> one of my favorite places in all of san jose, and we've now gathered together and had our first meeting to master plan a new park and hopefully a town commons. >> new councilmember was sworn into office this afternoon. voting rights restored. the policy change that allowed thousands of californians to once again vote. and a tiny dog trying to bring attention to an issue that sparked outrage around the world.
public outrage over the shooting death of "cecil the lion" has prompted "policy ange" amou-s airlines. ===take vo=== delta, americanand uted airlinehave an public outrage over cecil the lion has prompted a change among u.s. airlines. delta, american and unite have had announced they are banning the shipment of big game hunting trophies. the airlines say they will not accept lion, leopard, elephant, rhino, or buffalo trophies. delta flies direct to a number of african cities and was a target of an online petition. american admits their bans may be symbolic because they don't fly directly to africa. ty is creating a tribute for cecil the lion. creating a beanie baby and says it will donate all profits from the stuffed toy to the wildlife conservation research unit. that's the group that was monitoring cecil since 2008. the toy goes on sale in late september. it will go for $5.99.
they pay their debt to society and now ex-convicts will get back a critical right. their right to vote. california secretary of state says he will not appeal a decision by an alameda county superior judge. the judge overturned a controversial law that prevented about 45,000 former felons from going to the ballot box. and, jeff, we have some nice, very calm weather. it almost seems winterlike. >> today the clouds came in. a few showers tomorrow, though. don't get to used to it. big time changes. >> we liked the showers today. >> it's going to get hotter tomorrow. temperatures going up. also the day after that and then another chance of showers. we'll have details in the forecast. >> is it rooted in reality? sam brock separates fact from fiction when it comes from the dire warning about the drought and its impact on california trees. last week, a fallen tree in
southern california injured eight childrent accident triggered new warnings about the increased last week a fallen tree injured eight children. the accident triggered new warnings about the increased danger of collapsing trees due to california's. >> but is the drought really to blame? sam brock has tonight's "reality check." it looks like whatever happened here happenedly. >> all of a sudden people started to run and then screaming and they started to call 911. >> reporter: toppled trees have taken over headlines in recent weeks. we've reported on several such incidents. >> trying to find out what cause add tree to fall and land on eight children visiting the museum yesterday. a 75-foot pine tree fell in pasadena last month leading to lasting images of kids strapped to stretchers and before that -- >> a tree branch fell from a live oak about two and a half feet in diameter.
>> reporter: a calamity in mt. diablo state park with one man airlifted to the hospital. as the shortage of water has shaken more than just trust in child safety? has it shaken our trees to the core? certified arborist robert bude says the claims are unfounded. while there's undoubtedly a link between drought and tree health it could take years or longer for a lack of water to wear down a tree's immunity leading to decay. >> it's hard to attribute a broad spectrum of tree deaths to one particular drought because california has had many. and trees live for a long time. >> reporter: larry costello agrees. he collects reports of tree failures and shoots down a connection between the drought and recent tragedies.
>> we're talking structural failure of trees, not trees dying or declining, branch breaks, uprooting. the data does not say that and you can't pull that out of the data. >> reporter: what does the data say? according to the university of california's tree failure report program, there were almost 4,900 tree failures in the state in 2010. that's our baseline. skip ahead now to 2015. the number rises to more than 5,700. these numbers aren't year over year. they're cumulative. inty it breaks down to 200 failures a year, not an outrageous sum or even a telling one. >> it varies year to year depending upon a number of factors. >> reporter: the facts say the numbers don't jump off the page. but recent events have reinforced an important point. drought conditions can make these trees more susceptible to harm in the long run. how much solid wood is still
holding this tree up? arborists advise governments, schools, and homeowners to take note and inspect their trees regularly. i'm sam brock. that's this edition of "reality check." one final note on the story, the children hospitalized after the incident in pasadena have been sent home to recover and all are doing much better. let's bring in jeff ranieri. jeff, last night we looked on our iphone forecast, no mention of any rain. jeff, though, forecast it last night. >> thank you. hey, i like that. we can get t-shirts with it on it. a look at the doppler and satellite. the storm system that did bring us a few showers is beginning to spin off to the north so it's taking any chance with it and here is the rather cool part about this storm system. the moisture was more than 1,950 miles away coming from tropical storm guillermo. so a little bit of that subtropical made it to california. let's get you to sky camera
network and we have begun to clear out. temperatures are very comfortable with 70s across the south bay. 76 in the east bay. beautiful shot tonight from our mt. diablo camera. you can see temperatures as the low right now is 69 degrees in walnut creek. 67 and 69 in the castro valley. the forecast tomorrow, while we see increased sunshine at this point, we will see those low clouds come on back and areas of patchy fog in san francisco with spotty drizzle and 61 and low clouds down to the south bay with a mix of sun for the morning hours. let's get a look. you're going to see after the fog tomorrow morning we'll begin to get those clouds clearing on out, sunnier conditions. that will help temperatures to boost up by the afternoon. i think we're in for a great forecast as we head throughout wednesday, but we're not going to be able to shake this tropical moisture feed just yet. looks like it's going to stay in the forecast at least through friday. so here's the deal. tomorrow it's all about the morning fog and isolated
drizzle. as we head throughout friday, that's the next speedbump when we may have more of the isolated thunderstorms develop. it doesn't look like a major amount of rainfall but we could see trace amounts of .05 of an inch. let's take you to the micro climate forecast as we head throughout wednesday. here is our warm-up temperature. not too hot. san jose 83 degrees. partly cloudy skies. 86 in morgan hill. 76 in san mateo. down to pacifica, 68. san francisco, 68 across the marina. and for the financial district 69. let's take to you the north bay, the east and the tri-valley. temperatures will go up 5 to almost 10 degrees through wednesday. we'll stay out of the 90s. we'll come in with 88 in danville and also 8 in livermore. and you have 75 in oakland and across the north bay 83 in napa. the weekend forecast does offer
comfortable weather. i don't think it will be too humid as we throughout saturday and sunday. more of a typical bay area pattern, upper 70s. san francisco up 60s to low 70s. and throughout the east bay close to 80 degrees. and there you go, the tri-valley will stay out of the 90s as we head throughout the upcoming weekend. so we have fog tomorrow morning, possibility of thunderstorms on friday, and then a great weekend ahead. weekend. weekend looks so good. >> what day is today? tuesday? >> we have a few days to go. >> optimistic, i love it. thank you, jeff. this is when it gets serious, full pads for the first time. not jim harbaugh. we'll check in with tomsula and the 49ers. k this out. with xfinity home we get 24/7 professional monitoring and video monitoring we can watch on our own tv. that's way better than our old security system. [metal clanking] [chip crunching]
good evening. geraud moncure. after dealing with arguably the toughest loss against the braves, jake peavy, a good pitcher to have on the mound in today's rebound effort. peavy is always with his game face on. today was no different. bottom third, giants up 1-0. nick markakis sends a drive into the gap. hunter pence on his horse makes a great diving attempt but can't hang on to this one. castro coming to the plate with a headfirst slide here tied at one apiece. bottom of the seventh, giants up 2-1. an rbi single to right center. garcia scores. in the bottom of the eighth hunter pence steps up and hits a three-run homer. the giants lead 6-3 in the bottom of the eighth. a's are hoping their offense
wakes up tonight in game two against the os. oakland has dropped eight of their last 11 and scored more than three runs just once in the last five outings. baltimore, on the other hand, has been hammering the ball which could mean bad news again for starters chris baptiste. >> they hit a lot of homers and have a lot of power throughout the lineup. you look at a guy leading off and there's some length to their lineup as you last night. >> they're tough. they have some seasoned veterans over there that have been around and they know how to hit. they showed up last night. hopefully they used it all in one night and we can get a win tomorrow. >> that story for you tonight at 11:00. 49ers took the field in full pads today for the first time this training camp. jim tomsula's concept of getting to the line of scrimmage quicker offensively this season has the offense on its toes and doing it in full gear makes everything a lot more real. >> when you have no pads on,
you're justing football without pads and people are running at you full force. save you a little bit, your shoulders, things like that. >> it does fire you up. not truly playing ball yet until you get the pads on. so that's the excitement level. >> according to reports filed today, the raiders and chargers invested almost $900,000 in a ballot initiative that fast tracked their propose d stadium in carson. it was all part of the carson together effort from april through june that gathered 14,000 signatures in eight days in order to skip a public vote. all right, finally this might be the most adorable instagram you've ever seen. steph curry posted this shot of daughter riley showing newborn sist sister rian sisterly love. big sis is smitten with her like everyone else. raj and jessica, i'll toss it back to you because i know you have something to say about that
photo. >> so sweet. >> we're waiting for riley curry to get her own under armour or adas contract. >> she can have a talk show. coming up at 11:00, a troubling video. you'll see that tonight at 11:00 after "hollywood game night." jeff ranieri, the final word. any secret tidbits? >> tomorrow morning probably won't need the sun glass to start off. there's a good one for you. the morning fog coming back. temperatures in the upper 50s and low 60s. drizzle in san francisco. how about the afternoon? the hotter temperatures, tri-valley up to 87. san francisco will average 70 up into wine country 85 and for the south bay 84 degrees. so tomorrow is warmer but at least it's staying out of the 100s and another chance of maybe showers on friday. thanks for joining us here at 6:00. have a great evening. >> see you at 11:00. jamie wanted a taste of the real new orleans
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