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it's easy to add to the routine. join energy upgrade california and do your thing. francisco.. good wednesday morning to you as we take a live look outside in san francisco at the bay bridge there all lit up. a cold start to the morning. good morning and thank you for joining us, hopefully to warm you up. i'm marcus washington. >> it's crazy. >> literally crazy. >> it is. you have the shirt and gloves? i needed something long sleeved. >> we are looking for something warmer to wear. you will, too. we have very cold air. let me show you the freeze warnings in effect for the north bay. all the areas shaded in purple for solano county are under a frost advisory. that continues until 9:00 this
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morning. here is a look at those temperatures right now. look at how cold it is for the north bay and the south county as you get ready to head out. it is colder than yesterday at this time. we'll talk about where we are headed today in a few minutes. mike is seeing flashing lights. >> get a warm up on those vocal cords as well. one set of flashing lights. there were a few over 20 minutes. this is 66 over 880 by the coliseum. that's wrapping up. we look at the map. that was construction north of high street. we something see traffic breaks, but so far, no slowing there. i take you toward san mateo and tracking this as well. southbound 101, past 92, a disabled bus is blocking the slow lane and has been there 45 minutes. i'm concerned, anytime we have a stalled vehicle off an interchange, the potential for a
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crash is there. i'll track that. back to you. >> sounds good. thank you, mike. developing now, those strong santa ana winds and dry brush fuel the spread of california's wildfires. 27,000 people evacuated. the flames destroy property in and around los angeles and ventura. taking a live look, look at the fire burning in so many spots there. it's a tough one for firefighters to contend with. >> this map showing where each of those fires are burning. the thomas fire jumped highway 101, reaching the pacific ocean. it is near santa clarita. the creek fire is burning near sylmar. >> in terms of the size of the fires, the creek fire is 11,000 acres. the rie fire is 5,000. the thomas is the largest, so far, have been burned 55,000 acres. >> we sent our own crew to
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ventura to speak to the people impacted by the fire. >> jodi hernandez filed this report. >> reporter: it's been a long and stressful night for folks here in ventura county. as you can see, the hillside has been ablaze all through the night. this morning, the threat is far from over. the wind fueled thomas fire continues to spread in ventura county, leaving entire neighborhoods aglow. the people who live there on edge. many are choosing not to evacuate. up stead, they are doing what they can to protect their homes. >> a bunch of structures that have been burned. ventura is totally burnt up. i hope we are not part of the statistics. >> we'll fight it. if it gets ugly, i have my car in the drive way packs, with somewhere to go. >> one home everybody is watching, the former home of
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johnny cash. >> it means a lot to the community. >> chip hickman owns the home. he bought it 12 years ago. tonight, he's helping fire crews as they hold the line around what's literally a ring of fire. >> obviously, the wind. it's all dependent on the weather. if the winds pick up. >> make sure this house doesn't burn down and keep surrounding structures safe. >> reporter: they are stationed at the johnny cash house, happy to help out. >> nice to come back and come down and pay them back for coming up north and helping with the nirs we just had up north. >> reporter: the hillsides remain aglow this morning. there are 1100 firefighters on the fire line, including many from the bay area. they are hoping the conditions improve today. in ventura county, jodi hernandez, "today in the bay." >> our coverage continues
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throughout the morning. stay with nbc bay area news for coverage on all three fires burning. >> all right. moving on to news about wells fargo. state regulators are pushing after they pushed policies without customer's knowledge. they charged 1500 customers for phantom policies. they have not commented on the allegations. last week, they announced plans to exit the personal insurance business. they are trying to recover from the massive bank account fraud scandal. >> given the green light. changes to parking meter prices in san francisco approved by mta last night. the meters will be priced based on demand with the cheapest at 50 cents an hour. they make it easier to park and boost sales tax. >> details on the kate steinle murder case. the undocumented immigrant
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accused of killing her. we brought this as breaking news during the 6:00 newscast. jose garcia zarate is being indicted on two gun charges. he was found not guilty of murder and manslaughter charges. meantime, the district attorney is speaking out about that verdict for the first too many on camera. he is responsible for any failure of the case. >> this is not the verdict we were expecting. >> why do you think it came out the way it did? >> i don't know. it wouldn't be appropriate for me to guess what they were saying. >> as for the two new federal charges, it carries a maximum of ten years in prison. >> just in. literally, right now, "time" magazine's person of the year is
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announced. the silence breaker part in the me too movement. honoring all the women who came forward about sexual assault. president trump was the runner up. also the 49ers former quarterback, colin kaepernick. >> i had a feeling it was going to be that. it's so powerful. change in society, i think. coming up on "today in the bay," business for online retailers means slow delivery of those packages. what u.p.s. is saying about the back ups and late deliveries. a push for change for instagram users. what they are doing when it comes to your posts.
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good morning, i'm landon dowdy. here are today's top business headlines. wall street could see arrows after stocks post lower. the nasdaq had its first three-day losing streak since august. look for data on hiring in the private sector. the dow going up, nasdaq slipping 13 to 6762. u.p.s. says some package deliveries are being delayed because of a flood of orders from online shoppers. the xwecompany is working to fi the problem, responding to
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complaints on social media and expects to be back to normal. they plan to hire 95,000 workers to meet the automation and meet the rush of shipment. they will work up to 70 hours a week. instagram will let you keep your stories forever. they have features for highlights and archives. they will automatically save stories after 24 hours. it will remain on your profile until you decide to remove it. >> social media is our own archive. it's a baby book. >> right. >> digital accounting. thanks, landon. coming up on "today in the bay," it is freezing cold out there. low temperatures to start out the morning. kari is here with the forecast. >> hopefully you brought in the plants or covered them last night. san jose, a cold and clear start. let's go to evergreen to see how
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the temperatures warm up today. 39 degrees at 6:00. look at that, 59 by noon. we'll talk about what else is ahead, coming up next. a smooth drive ahead for folks as the headlights are westbound 580 through livermore. how things are shaping up farther out, coming up. plus, the students at one bay area college rally in celebration after concern over a student. safety was answered. you )re watching today in the by
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- live pictures from o d welcome back. you are watching "today in the bay." we have live pictures there of dublin. our cameras there. you can see traffic on the go. 4:45 right now. many people there were glued to your tvs last night. here is why. >> noah mac. noah mac is in the top eight. >> the mac attack strikes again. our local star is one step closer to winning it all. noah mac advances to the top eight on "the voice." this is last night. you can catch him next monday for another elimination round. he is a great singer there. that's happening here on nbc bay area. >> it's exciting to see his
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rise, isn't it? he's good. >> the kids at dublin high school, he's worried about finals. >> i think he can make it. >> his parents are probably saying both sets of finals. >> very important. >> it is on. >> for the rest of the kids getting ready to get out the door and head to school this morning, it is cold. dig that warm coat out of the back of the closet. you will need it. look at the temperature in the tri-valley. 35 degrees with all clear skies. as you look at the seven day forecast, it is coming up at the bottom of the screen. in the east bay, as we take a live look outside in fremont, not as windy as yesterday morning. still cold. 37 degrees. it is freezing in the north bay. a lot of valleys waking up to very cold temperatures. then look at where we are headed for later today, up to 65 degrees in east san jose. milpitas up to 62 degrees. for the east bay, 67 in danville. in oakland, 62 degrees.
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it's going to be fairly mild for the peninsula as well. half-moon bay, 63. 64 in san mateo. 64, up to 65 degrees. the north bay, 68 degrees in santa rosa. after the cold morning, it will make you feel warmer, knowing it is a nice, beautiful afternoon. a live look in san jose. as you look out the window, what do i wear today? a good day for the scarf and boots to keep your legs warm as well. an extra pair of socks as well. long sleeves and pants today after having to bundle up this morning. it will feel comfortable later on this afternoon. through that morning drive up the peninsula, 45 degrees at 5:00. it stays mid-40s through at least 9:00 before we start to pull out of the 40s into the 50s. if you are going to hit the links in the tri-valley, a nice day. i would wait until noon, then it
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will feel much more comfortable. you don't have to wear so many layers. makes it hard to golf, too. we are going continue on with this very dry weather. still, the storm track nowhere near the bay area and not expected to move in as a strong area of high pressure keeps any chance of rain away from us, through at least seven days. they hinted we may not see rain for a couple weeks. we are going to see rain remaining steady, in the 60s for a few days in san francisco. cold mornings, mild afternoons is what we can expect. it looks like we may have freezing valleys for several mornings. i'll talk more about that. it is unusually light for wednesday. it is cool out there, literally cold. this is a very light drive off 205 through the altamont corridor. no problems in the travel times.
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22 minutes from grant line road to 680. 24-25 minutes. over there, mild slowing because it's a city street, highway 84 through livermore and pleasanton. smooth flow of traffic. no delays. we get a live look at the toll plaza camera. cash lanes are backing up. this is typical because they haven't opened them on both sides. lane 14 is off on the right approach. that is still closed until they can figure out how to fix it. >> 4:49 right now. san jose state students who choose to dismiss a professor on the grounds of sexual harassment are celebrating his departure. students against sexual harassment, they labeled a victory party after he resigned in september after a university investigation found he sexually
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harassed a student. students led the petition drive to have him removed. >> we took action. he did resign. he's not coming back. that's a professor we won't have to worry about in the classroom. >> he filed a claim against the university saying his due process was violated. he wreereached out to him, but not answered our request. >> gavin newsome and others are reacting to allegations against sexual misconduct. the l.a. times reports he donated $10,000 he received to a nonprofit. meantime, another candidate is going further and asking the lawmaker to step down. he has been accused by two women of inappropriate sexual behavior. "today in the bay" reached out to governor jerry brown's office
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for reaction. while the govern is not weighing in on specific sexual harassment, they have zero tolerance for harassment and support the brave women speaking out. happening today, lieu ten nance governor, gavin newsome will be in palo alto. newsome's opponent, former l.a. mayor took part in that forum two weeks ago. it starts at noon at the university club. coming up on "today in the bay," nbc bay area responds. windows are not cheap. when one man's windows went south, under warranty, he wasn't just going to let it slide. i'm consumer investigator, chris chmura. nbc bay area responds, next. happening now, quick reactions by air traffic controllers at jfk presented a
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disaster on the runway. a delta plane was rolling down the runway and mistakenly lined up on the same runway. it stopped their take off as controllers ordered the flight to go around. it's unclear how close the planes were to each other. more and more homeowners are refinancing. mortgage applications surged 9% from last year. it's bringing more homeowners back to refinance. we will be back in two minutes with more news. stick around. z ♪ ♪
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the energy conscious whopeople among usle? say small actions can add up to something... humongous. a little thing here. a little thing there. starts to feel like a badge maybe millions can wear. who are all these caretakers, advocates too? turns out, it's californians it's me and it's you. don't stop now, it's easy to add to the routine. join energy upgrade california and do your thing. los gatos man who says his leaky windows cost him . nbc bay area responds to a man who says his leaky windows cost him thousands of dollars in
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repairs. >> he thought the window company should reimburse him. chris chmura takes on the case. >> glen built a sonoma vacation home ten years ago and installed anderson windows. glen says they now leak. he says anderson representatives have come out multiple times to fix the leaking, but it has not worked. he says over the years he spent $7,000 repairing damage from the leaks. the biggest expense was hiring a contractor to tear out and replace dry wall and base board. now, the windows are still under warranty so glen asked annerson to reimburse him for repairs. they offered to replace two windows and a door frame. he said that wasn't good enough. we contacted anderson and they offered glen $5,000. he was thrilled. tells us, in three business days, you accomplished more than
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i was able to accomplish over several months. they re-examined his place and found they were installed wrong by a third party. we pride ourselves on customer satisfaction. it was not a product issue, but we met a resolution. if you have a consumer complaint, call us, 888-996-tips or log on to >> thanks, chris. recognition for colin kaepernick who started kneeling during national anthems. >> he was presented the moe hhad ali legacy award. >> i'm proud to present it to colin kaepernick. >> if you didn't know, that was
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beyonce honoring kaepernick in new york. kaepernick says he will continue fighting with or without the nfl. since he left the 49ers, he's not gotten offers to play. coming up on "today in the bay," grab the gloves before you head out the door. certainly cold out there. >> yes, you need to layer up. as we look outside in san jose, an all clear start. not as windy as yesterday. as we go through the day, the temperatures start out cold. santa clara, 38 degrees at 5:00. then, look at that. mid-50s later today. we continue to warm up more. i'll have a look at the full microclimate forecast, coming up. a live look at the north bay. we are looking at a smooth, easy drive. i was checking to see if that camera was shivering. it's so cold. we'll check the rest of the commute. we continue to track the wildfires across california. a look at the dangers they are facing. a live look outside at san
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francisco.. welcome to wednesday morning. a live look outside in the city by the bay. isn't that a gorgeous shot of san francisco. the lights glistening and reflecting on the water. you should see mike inouye's house decorated for the holidays. >> oh, man. it looks just like it does -- >> good morning. thanks for joining us, i'm laura garcia. >> i'm marcus washington.
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carry, you did it again. you said it was going to be cold and by golly. >> in parts of the north bay, temperatures are continuing to drop well below freezing. that's why we have the freeze warnings in effect for the north bay valleys. all the areas shaded in purple, you are waking up to temperatures that are below 32 degrees. solano county, we have a frost advisory. we may have to scrape off the windshields. the temperatures, 35 in fairfield. 36 in napa. santa rosa, below freezing. 48 in san francisco. looking at the highs, a nice one. after this cold start, 67 degrees in san jose. we'll talk about what else is ahead as we go through the week coming up. mike is tracking debris in fremont. >> that's rilgt. we are hearing about two wooden palettes on the freeway. the mallory off ramp,


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