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>> right now at 5:00, 15 days to go until decision day. this week is packed for both candidates including one final deba debate. a live report from washington next including the last chance for covid stimulus before the election. plus, cracking down on covid rule breakers. next the new tool one bay area county is launching today to do just that. and evicting renters during the pandemic against state law, but it's still happening. coming up, new details on the surge of evictions in one bay area community as "today in the bay" continues right now. i hope you had a great thank you for joining us. i'm laura garcia. >> and i'm marcus washington. getting that monday started right, mike is taking a look at the commute. we'll get to that in a bit. first, meteorologist kari hall, i see it's cooler today. i like that, kari. it's going to be a really nice day. this is what we can expect this
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week with temperatures coming down. we do have a mild week ahead. one thing i'll be watching will be the high fire danger especially in our north bay hills. it does start late tonight but a couple other chances of some dry offshore winds. we'll talk more about that in the forecast coming up in a few minutes. mike, how is it looking now for the morning drive? it's looking as you would expect, 5:01 right now, a very easy monday start. we'll look at the bay bridge toll plaza. we talk about the clouds around our shot here. chp says on the other side, the eastbound side off the lower deck it will get foggy from time to time. watch that coming in out of the treasure island tunnel. no problem for the traffic flow. hitting to the westbound 80 direction into san francisco. we'll talk about what i'm concerned with in oakland coming up. thanks, mike. now to decision 2020 and an
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important deadline. today is your last day in california to register online for the upcoming election and get a ballot in the mail. after that you can only register in person at an election office or polling locations. and 15 days until the election. president trump and democratic nominee joe biden are spending nearly all their time in the spring states that could make the difference. "today in the bay's" tracie potts joins us live from washington tracking both campaigns and a new stimulus deadline as well. good morning, tracie. >> reporter: yeah, and it's not clear they're going to make that deadline at all but we'll tell you about it. it could affect your stimulus check. as of this morning for the campaign president trump waking up out west not far from you in nevada. he's headed to arizona today while joe biden is unleashing a ton of new campaign ads. but he's scaling back
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appearances before thursday's debate. we're going to win the state of nevada. >> reporter: with 15 days towing president trump is defending his coronavirus response in battleground nevada. >> if i listened to the scientists we would have a country in a massive depression. >> reporter: democratic nominee joe biden in north carolina. >> this president cares more about his park avenue perspective on the world, the stock market, than he does about you. the guy refuses to follow the science. >> reporter: coronavirus cases are soaring. medical experts predict a tough winter. >> the next 6 to 12 weeks are going to be the darkest of the entire pandemic. >> reporter: america holding out for a vaccine. >> the first people to get vaccinated won't be protected from the vaccine probably until february and maybe march. that's a long way off. >> reporter: the trump campaign is defending the president's mostly maskless rallies. >> people don't want to be living in fear again in their base many. we're going to be strong, we're going to be safe but not scared.
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>> reporter: on capitol hill the clock is ticking on covid relief. house speaker nancy pelosi set a 48-hour deline. >> it only relates if we want to get it done before the election which we do. >> reporter: pelosi and steve mnuchin are at odds for money for states. they're set to meet again today. that could affect your stimulus check if they can't work it out. the language pelosi got back from the white house watered things down and took support away from communities of color, disproportionately hit by this virus. cnbc asked the white house about that, and we're waiting to hear back. back to you, laura. the final presidential debate is set for thursday in nashville. nbc's kristen welker is moderating. you can watch it right here on
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nbc bay area. our coverage will begin thursday night at 6:00. we have a live look at capitol hill this morning, on the senate's agenda the next step in the confirmation of amy coney barrett to the supreme court. the senate judiciary committee is set to approve along party lines, 12-10. at that point it moves to the full senate. 5:05 this morning and another big number passed in the pandemic. johns hopkins university says there are more than 40 million cases worldwide. at least 1.1 million people have died. and as bay area counties move forward with reopening, a reminder always there if covid numbers spike again, restrictions go back into place. "today in the bay's" kris sanchez with details of a new tip line. kris? >> reporter: all of us know that up to this point our main tool is to keep covid at bay was to
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wash our hands, keep our social distance, wear a mask when we are close to other people. but now san mateo county is giving folks one more way to now report people who are not complying with those health precautions. restaurants are set to move into the less restrictive tier before it gets cold. as we do that coronavirus cases, hospitalizations and deaths have to steady out and that's why san mateo county has the tip line to report violators. >> we believe it's the tool to modify and change behavior. that's why we're moving forward with the team. >> reporter: starting today residents of the 26 cities can report covid violations through the 211 tip line or the county's website, and those complaints will go to multiagency team of
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investigators depending on what they find. repeat offenders could face fines up to $3,000 and even misdemeanor prosecution. this is kind of new around the bay area. we'd love to mo what you have to say about it. please join the conversation on twitter and on facebook. all of our counties are watching closely what other communities are doing to see what the best way forward is. in san carlos, kris sanchez, "today in the bay." >> thanks so much, kris. something else to watch, marin county is launching a brand-new tool to try to track covid cases at schools. a dashboard and map will go live on the board of election website showing which schools have reported covid-19 cases and when. about half of the county's middle and elementary schools and a few private schools will have resumed on-campus learning by next month. classes will remain mostly online for contra costa county colleges through the rest of the school year this spring. that includes three colleges,
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diablo valley in pleasant hill, in pittsburg and contra costa college in san pablo. some classes like labs will be held on campus. landlords and renters trying to make it in the bay. talking about sonoma county and landlords there are taking tenants to court to get evicted after the eviction ban ended in august. "the press democrat" says around 15,000 landlords are experiencing a backlog, sometimes for months. it gives some tenants leeway allowing them to stretch 25% of their unpaid rent into next year. there is a new push to keep the great highway car free forever. it has been allowed for traffic and a new initiative centers
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around making the highway between lincoln into a world class park with no cars allowed at all. some supporters fear this could be a pipe dream because four different agencies regulate that area. we'll just have to wait and see. you don't have to wait and see what the forecast will be this week. how are we looking? >> i was at the great highway and saw it was closed and enjoyed walking there. we'll see how that goes. we'll get you out the door in walnut creek. upper 50s. we'll drop back to about 56 degrees right around sunrise and then we'll see our temperatures starting to warm up as we go throughout the morning. a slightly warmer day. along the coastline cooler as we see more of that fog developing. so as we head to our lunch time hour, oakland at 72. and a comfortable 77 degrees in san jose. we'll talk more about what's
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ahead in our forecast. mike, how is it looking getting out the door for work? >> it's looking like everything i planned to talk about which was one thing is gone. let's look at the maps, a smooth drive. we're going to zoom in to oakland. southbound 880 should start to jam up as they clear the crew. i hit refresh on the report. they've cleared the crowe so no problem and that report, well, that's the last i will talk about that one. we'll look at the speeds and travel times. looks great. back to you, laura. >> thanks so much, mike. 5:10 right now. found alive, still ahead at 5:25 on "today in the bay," new details on the rescue of a california woman who survived 12 days without food and water in a utah forest. the reunion plans for later today. one of the only things getting better during this pandemic might be your credit
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score. a closer look coming up in business news. plus, no bounds on love. we'll tell you the unique way one couple was able to make sure their family members could safely attend their wedding. you're watching "today in the bay." in business you have to be able to shift-pivot-adapt.
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right now at 5:13 let's go around the bay starting with a live look outside in san francisco, very shallow larp of fog rolling across the bay air now. as we head inland to napa, 83
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degrees today. san francisco the low 70s. and for concord today expected to warm up to 88 degrees. we'll go around the rest of our microclimate and talk fire danger coming up. expected to get more crowded as the view of westbound 580 headlights coming toward us. for the dublin interchange a smooth flow of traffic, good spacing there. other parts of the tri-valley and you'll need to slow across the golden gate bridge and this is slow to a lot of folks on a daily basis. a warning for the oakland side of the bay bridge. the specifics coming up for chp. a very happy monday to you. prosecutors in central california say they have arrested a rapper for stealing more than a million dollars worth of unemployment money and then they say he and another
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rapper made a music video called edd where they explain the whole plot. they say he was arrested in las vegas carrying seven california ebd cards that were not in his name. the u.s. attorney's office says the suspect -- they suspect he ordered at least 92 debit cards that had been preloaded with more than $2.2 million in fra fraudulently obtained benefits. nancy pelosi, as tracie was pointing out, has given the white house until the close of business tuesday to agree on a proposal for a stimulus or she can't guarantee that would pass before the election. wall street is also watching that one super carefully. "the wall street journal" was the first to notice oracle chairman larry ellison made a quarter million donation to a political action committee supporting lindsey graham during negotiations in washington over
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tiktok. a document filed shows the donation. there's no allegation of wrongdoing, and while graham supported the american company buying tiktok it's not clear what influence, if any, he had over trump's decision to demand it. people's credit scores are going up. part of that is we're spending less money and paying down debt and benefits like stimulus checks are working. people are using those to pay down debt and payment holidays like student loans which could save hundreds of dollars a month which, again, they seem to be using to pay down debt. and american airlines says it will put the 737 max back into service once it's approved by the faa. american airlines will start a flight using that particular plane. marcus and laura, the airlines say they will tell you ahead of time if you're going to fly on a max. most times people don't really particularly care.
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>> just get me there safely. >> i do if it's a prop one. >> yeah. my leg room, not a good one. >> i start praying. all right, retailers and shoppers are bracing for a shipping crisis. "the wall street journal" reports fedex, ups and smaller carriers are turning customers away because they're stretched thin by the pandemic. it is mainly due to the spike in online shopping leading to longer processing and delivery time. trending this morning a love story that knows no bounds. so a couple had to get creative with their wedding due to the pandemic. so restrictions meant the bride's family could not travel from maine to canada for their wedding. so they got creative. instead the couple got hitched on a pier which runs along the border. the groom's family watched from land and the bride's family watched from onboard a boat showing that love definitely
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knows no bounds. >> very creative. i like it. well, you know what's around the corner, halloween and the "today" show has something fun. they're planning something different this year, marcus. >> instead of us telling you about it, joining us from studio 1a is hoda kotb with a special announcement. good morning, hoda. >> good morning, marcus. good morning, laura. thank you for letting us reveal some exclusive news we're going to be sharing with viewers later this morning. so you all know the halloween show is one of our favorites every year. but like everything else this year will look a little bit different. we'll miss our plaza crowd. so here is what we're going to do. we're reaching out to viewers across the country to help us celebrate in a different way. all next week as we count down to our own halloween show, we will fill our virtual plaza with people showing off their fanfare, their costumes. we want to say the bay area
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represented. get your costumes ready. now hold on, there's more. every day we're going to choose one person or group with the best costume to be part of our "my today" plaza on friday, october 30th. be sure to sign up. get ready to celebrate halloween on "today." marcus and laura, let's get the party started. back to you. >> you know how we do it in the bay area. >> oh, yeah. >> laura -- >> got to get creative with those costumes. >> your costumes every year with the family theme, on par. i don't know if you can do this, but you should think about it. >> i don't know about being on the "today" show, but i do have something planned as the family costume. >> i can't wait. >> we'll tweet out the information so folks here in the bay area can be a part of what they're doing on the "today" show plaza. it will be really fun. >> it will be. look, no wait for the
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forecast. kari is here with that. a look at the air quality. the air quality is what we've been watching for the past couple of months. it's been really bad and we do have to plan our day around how much smoke we have in the air. a look at our numbers. in the south bay we're seeing moderate air quality as the smoke settles into santa clara. one other thing i'm watching will be our fire danger. starting up later this evening the potential of high fire danger. we're looking at a northerly wind that will start to pick up with gusts up to 30 to 40 miles an hour and then some of those sustained winds at about 10 to 25 miles per hour.
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we'll have very low humidity. let's head to the south bay as we see our high temperatures reaching into the low 80s for downtown san jose. upper 80s for the south county and then for the east bay we're going to see those high temperatures up to 88 in antioch. 75 in oakland. some foggy conditions in half moon bay with some mid-60s, and also a lot of 60s in san francisco in the marina district. as we head to the north bay we're up to 83 in napa. high pressure set up keeping it windy and dry for the next several days keeping that rain away as we start to see the windy conditions picking up several times this week. there will be some bursts of some of those high winds throughout the week. by the weekend it starts to cool off and we are going to see breezy but much cooler and more humid conditions. so our seven-day forecast shows it will be a warm week for the inland valleys reaching up to 90 tomorrow. we reach into the mid-70s.
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how is it looking now for the commute, mike? weekend? awesome! happy -- oh, monday. traffic is light right now. just getting started, kari. looking over to the tri-valley where there's slowing for highway 84 and also a little bit off 580. no big surprises, mostly green everywhere. mostly green on this map. things look pretty clear getting to the bay bridge. emeryville, this is what i'm talking about. visibility may be an issue. our view cannot see the span on the bay bridge. you can't even see the east shore freeway that well from our rooftop camera. we can see a very light volume of traffic but you see the low clouds hovering around. this is the westbound side. chp said the eastbound side coming up off the treasure island tunnel and off the lower deck is seeing a lot of fog so do be careful traveling into oakland from san francisco. back to you. >> thanks so much, mike. dangling from trump tower,
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the demands one man wanted to make in chicago as he was hanging from the side of the building. plus, businesses go to court as they fight to stay open during the pandemic as health experts argue action must be taken now. but first, nbc bay area responds. >> reporter: when the product you are renting stops working california's rent-to-own laws says the company must repair or replace it and quickly, by the end of the second business day after you report it. rent-to-own companies must maintain in good working order. they can't charge you any fee for maintenance. if you feel you paid an improper fee or a repair has been denied, contact the department of consumer affairs. we have a link for them on our website, you can also call us 888-996-tips.
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take a look at this. happening now for you in chicago police are keeping a watch on this man here hanging off the side of trump tower. he's reportedly threatening to jump unless he is allowed to speak with president trump. now police say a negotiator is trying to help safely get the man down. they say the man appeared to be using a climbing harness. well, despite recent record numbers of covid cases in
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wisconsin bar and restaurant owners there are suing the state over new restrictions on indoor seating limitations. a judge last week blocked the governor's office from attempting to enact the limits citing instead with tavern owners who say it would hurt business. today state attorneys will argue why the limits are necessary. one harvard expert agrees. >> my biggest concern about wisconsin right now is the cases are going up. hospitalizations are going up. deaths are going up, and yet the policy changes are still not quite in place. >> now the battle comes as the state this week plans to open a field hospital at the state fair grounds. today a southern california woman is expected to reunite with her family after surviving in utah in the forest for nearly two weeks. rescue teams found holly courtier after 12 days with no food and little water in zion
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national park. she had taken a shuttle bus to the park on october 6th with plans to go on a hike. 5:27. up next, your voice, your vote. a live report on today's important deadline ahead of the november election. plus, no mask, no problem. what an all-new report is revealing about bay area cities and covid-19 safety. woman 1: get your vote-by-mail ballot?
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2020 deadline. what you need to know if you still plan to register to vote online. plus, pg&e under fire. this time for how the utility handled those planned power outages. next, what we're finding out about how prepared workers were. and to fine or not to fine, how bay area counties are enforcing mask rules. "today in the bay" starts -- or continues right now. oh, yes, continuing since we've been on since 4:30 this morning for you. it is a monday morning. we get it started right for you. i'm marcus washington. >> and i'm laura garcia. that's right. we get up before the birds, even before the crickets sometimes. very early in the morning. let's check the forecast right now with meteorologist kari hall. and before the rooster crows. we will have some very nice weather for today. let's get a look at our weather headlines. a little bit cooler for us today.
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as we go into the next several days i will be watching out for the potential of high fire danger and strong offshore wind especially in north bay hills. we'll talk more about that coming up in a few minutes. mike, how is it looking heading out to work? a live look at the bay bridge toll plaza. the issue is these clouds coming across, low clouds just clearing from this shot. this is westbound 580. from treasure island we had some fog. not really registering on the road weather index. westbound looking great but i'm seeing slowing for san jose. there are just 15 days until the election. can you believe that? today is the last day to register to vote by mail. bob redell is live for us in
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livermore to let you know what to do. bob? >> reporter: if you want a vote by mail ballot you must register online by today or register by mail by today sending in your registration by today as long as it's postmarked by today. your local office will send you a ballot to your home that you can drop your completed ballot at your local ballot box or take it to your polling station on election day, november 3rd or send it back in the mail and it arrives no later than 17 days after the election. if you are already a registered voter you do not have to apply for a mail-in ballot. you will automatically be sent one. you can register to vote in person at your polling station on election day. but keep in mind there could be long lines due to covid. so far san franciscans have mailed in about 100,000 ballots and hand-delivered roughly
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another 22,000 at the city hall voting center. that means an estimated 23% of all registered voters in the city have already cast their ballot which the department of elections says is, quote, really good. >> the most important election, in my opinion, in my lifetime. and i've been around a long time. >> reporter: now checking the status of your registration is as simple as scanning a qr code with your mobile phone and from there you can go online to register to vote, request a ballot or change your address. reporting live here in livermore, bob redell, "today in the bay." >> thanks for the latest there, bob. pg&e is facing new heat for its power shutoffs and it comes as the north bay braces for a new round of high fire danger. "today in the bay's" cierra johnson with a look at the areas on alert this week. good morning cierra.
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>> reporter: it's like deja vu, we are warning folks in the north bay, napa and sonoma counties, to be on high alert with that watch beginning tonight and going into friday that risk of fire watch. winds up to 40 miles an hour. those two could be a recipe for a new disaster. now this all comes as we're learning new information about pg&e and those mandatory psps shutoffs. now last year about 2 million customers in the north bay were complaining about their shutoffs being too long and unorganized. the managers in charge of the shutoffs actually did not have the proper emergency training. we did learn some good news, though. hundreds of those employees now have completed that mandatory training, that emergency
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training so, again, folks in the north bay, you are on alert, but we have seen some of those psps shutoffs in the past shorten in length. so they weren't prepared last year. they're on the right track to get things done this year and folks in the north bay be alert because we're seeing those warnings again. live in san francisco cierra johnson for "today in the bay." >> and most importantly we want to keep everyone safe. developing for you right now the criminal trial gets under way in sacramento for the accused norcal rapist. in 2018 60-year-old wahler was arrested. he's from benicia and is accused of sexual attacks against women between 1991 and 2006. investigators say that he was identifieded through dna technology. and today sfpd will hold a virtual town hall on an officer involved shooting. police say this stems from an
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alleged attempted carjacking at knifepoint earlier this month off market street and 101. officers opened fire when they say they tried to detain the man. it was recorded on video. someone uploaded the aftermath to citizen app. the town hall starts at 3:00 p.m. when it comes to cracking down on people who are ignoring the facial mask rules in the bay area, it turns out to be mostly just talk. at least that is the conclusion from "the chronicle" which asks counties just how often people are being fined for not wearing masks. they say most people are wearing masks but it's probably not worth the risk for police officers to cite them. ac transit is announcing additional changes due to covid-19.
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buses have all been outfitted with protective shields around the drivers. they've added those hand sanitizer dispense ers. fare collections and front door boarding resumes today when restrictions first went into place passengers were boarding from the rear of the bus and no fare collection to help with exposure and of course social distancing. san jose leaders will hold a public gathering tonight on google's massive new downtown west development plan. a company recently submitted plans and preliminary sketches for the 80 acre new site around diridon station. city councilmembers hope to have the project certified next summer. well, right now we're going to get a look at today's forecast. meteorologist kari hall is taking a look at that. how is it looking out there for
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us? it looks really nice. we're starting out with temperatures in the upper 50s as you get ready to head out the door. we can see the trend going from the mid-50s to the upper 60s. it's going to start to heat up pretty fast. as we look at our microclimates and what we're expecting today i'm taking you through lunch time. 73 in fremont and santa rosa with san francisco in the upper 60s and then as we go into today we're looking at a wide range in temperatures from the mid-60s in half moon bay up to 85 in livermore and 86 in fairfield. we'll talk about that high fire danger coming up. how is it looking now for the commute, mike? kari, we're going to start in the south bay because i did talk about slowing from 101 and on the map you see where the arrow is a typical pattern and nothing unusual. maybe three minutes earlier than we expect especially on a monday. i'm surprised by that. the circle incident is southbound 17 at hamilton. it's on the shoulder there. a minor crash.
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no problems for silicon valley. over to the bay bridge we do have a smooth drive getting over there as well without any delays but a little build where the arrow is coming up the incline. back to you, laura. thanks so much, mike. it's 5:39. a shocking new admission. still ahead on "today in the bay," governor newsom's reports a spy plane was sent to monitor protests gathered near the home of the california national guard director. two weeks and one day until election day but, of course, tens of millions of americans have already voted. we'll take a look on the latest on the campaigns. plus, the 49ers are back in business. up next for you jimmy g explaining why they righted the ship in last night's critical game against the rams right here on nbc bay area. much more ahead for you. you're watching "today in the bay." in business you have to be able to shift-pivot-adapt.
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right now at 5:42 let's check out our air quality for the day before you head out for a morning run. we are going to see still some moderate air quality in parts of the north bay as well as the south bay. now we are looking at some better air quality for the coast, the bay and the east bay. we'll talk about the high fire danger and what else is ahead in our forecast coming up in a few minutes. and, kari, as i was talking about the slowing for the incline in the westbound direction of the bay bridge, we
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had the metering lights turn on. so the backup at the toll plaza now filling in the middle lanes and starting to spread out to the outer lanes. a look also at the drive through dublin. palo alto on the peninsula, no problem. a little bit of mist here, fog on north 101 called the golden gate bridge. well, now to a developing story for you. a man wanted barricaded himself on the lot paramount studios in hollywood. so this all started when police were trying to take that man, the sexual assault suspect, into custody and they tried to tase him. he got away. lapd was called in to help. now at some point officers shot at the suspect, but he then ran away and barricaded himself on one of the lots in one of those buildings. officers later arrested him overnight. to decision 2020.
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it doesn't look like washington will pass a new stimulus before election day. >> scott mcgrew, nancy pelosi has given the president a 48-hour deadline. >> yeah, it expires at the close of business on tuesday. good morning to you. beyond that she says she cannot guarantee congress will be able to pass a stimulus before the election. "the washington post" points out president trump and speaker pelosi have not spoken in person or by phone in more than a year since the head of the executive and the head of the representatives have talked directly. president trump continues his whirlwind tour as he stumps for re-election. over the week he was in michigan where he criticized the governor there. you may recall a band of men were caught by the fbi planning to kidnap governor gretchen whitner. >> what you're doing in michigan has been amazing. you have to get your governor to open up your state.
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>> actually they have been vacated by courts, very similar to most other states. at one point the crowd at the rally chanted lock her up referring, we believe, to whitner. >> it's incredibly disturbing that the president of the united states ten days after a plot to kick me out, put me on trial and execute me, ten days after that was uncovered, the president is at it again and inspiring and incentivizing and inciting this kind of domestic terrorism. it is wrong. >> president trump also traveled to nevada, a state he narrowly lost to hillary clinton in 2016. he'll spend the night there, travel to arizona this afternoon. arizona usually dependably a red state. the polls closer than he would like. biden's camp says they'll slow down appearances as the former
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vice president prepares for thursday's debate in nashville. now the president has been making several appearances in states that fell easily into his column in 2016. for instance on friday he was in georgia, a state that traditionally has gone to republicans in the presidential race but the polls show a number of so-called red states including georgia, iowa and texas are closer than expected meaning the president has to play defense there while biden concentrates on key states like ohio and pennsylvania. we're watching everything that's happening in the campaign and in washington, particularly the stimulus talks. you can follow me on twitter. i'm @scottmcgrew. governor newsom is responding to an "l.a. times" report saying a spy plane was used to monitor the sacramento area neighborhood where the head of california's national guard lives. "the times" says it happened during the george floyd protests and similar things were done in
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three other cities including washington, d.c., minneapolis and phoenix. the sheriff's office requested the surveillance and the governor says changes have since been made. the head of the guard tells the "l.a. times" the location of his home had nothing to do with the deployment. not changing, just not yet, that's what l.a. public health leaders are saying about an uptick there in covid cases. l.a. county reported over 350 new cases over the weekend. health leaders also say hospitalizations increased for the second straight day after dropping just below 700. right now l.a. county is in the purple and most restrictive tier. cases need to drop to about 700 cases daily. the past week cases have been over 1,200. switching gears for you right now, 5:48. jimmy g and the niners all good. they showed up and prevailed over the l.a. rams.
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of course if you were watching right here on nbc bay area during sunday night football, g garoppolo threw for three touchdowns including one that went for a 44-yard score. the niners boat teat the rams 2. >> it was a different mind-set i've ever had. the last couple weeks before this, it wasn't who we are as a team. this week got it back on track. >> up next, the 3-3 niners head to new england to take on cam newton and the patriots. baseball fans got to see two game sevens on tuesday night to determine the world series. last night the dodgers won the nlcs with a home run by cody belanger. dodgers face the tampa bay rays in the world series now. trending this morning san francisco's missing lemur made
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headlines around the world last week and also got some last-minute attention on this weekend's "saturday night live." police report that had someone stole a 21-year-old lemur from the san francisco zoo. and for reference this is what a 21-year-old lemur looks like. >> look, if you didn't recognize that actor, he was actually in last year's award winning film "call me by your name" and is the star of the upcoming movie. next saturday on "saturday night live" adele will host and musical guests, bay area's own. also trending for you dwayne "the rock" johnson sent two bottles of at that key tequila
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celebrating her 101 birthday. so, look, he also playfully reminded her to sip the booze and not drink it in shots. just sip. >> she probably knows what she's doing. she made it to 101. she's doing okay. >> i've got this. >> turning 101 in november. maybe i'll write to the rock as well. >> there you have it. it's time to get a look at the forecast. meteorologist kari hall with what we can expect throughout the bay area. look at this, kari. it's such a beautiful shot as we see the fog rolling over the golden gate bridge and looking from the vista point there where we have our live shot talking about the potential of an offshore wind event that has not yet started so now we do see the marine layer and that
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fog right now and we are going to see our temperatures reaching into the 80s and a few low 90s. for the most part it will cool off for much of the bay. we're up to 71 degrees in san francisco this afternoon with half moon bay reaching into the mid-60s. a high of 82 in san jose. 86 in martinez. santa rosa, 85 degrees. we've been talking about the potential of an offshore wind and this starts tonight. there will be a few days, all of these areas shaded in orange with very low humidity. let's go through our forecast. a light wind this morning but it starts to pick up in the north bay going into this afternoon and with this northerly wind it's very dry as it moves over the hills. those winds at times up to 20 to 25 miles an hour.
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what's going on here? we have this high pressure off the coast that's giving us the northerly wind and so we will have an elevated fire danger throughout the week especially to the end of the week as the storm system passes to our north. we're not getting any of that rain. we are going to see the potential of high winds sparking more fires over the next few days. but the good news is that once weep get past this week, this weekend is looking very nice. in fact we're going to cool back into the mid-70s for our interior valleys. as we head over to you, mike, what are you watching besides that fog? the fog and some slowing starting early at the bottom, 101 through san jose. it's already starting to clear early as well. that's good news. there was slowing at the dublin interchange and also hayward past the san mateo bridge but it's moving smoothly and back to the speed limit. a live look shows you as we head out to the bay bridge toll plaza. metering lights are turned on.
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5:36. the backup has slowly built since then. the middle lanes the worst. there was a fog advisory here and as we look from our emeryville camera we couldn't see the berkeley curve but now we can. it looks like the fog is clearing here but still at the golden gate bridge. back to you. fire crews are battling at least four. the calwood fire is the ever to burn in boulder county. it has destroyed at least 25 homes with hundreds more in its path. 5:54. much more ahead on "today in the bay" this monday morning including one popular holiday gift that will be extra hard to come by this year. plus, all new this morning top honors for "top gun" star tom cruise. how box office gold has become wings of gold. give you my world ♪
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5:57 right now. welcome back to "today in the bay" this monday morning. if you're looking to get a covid test, b.a.r.t. is actually out there to help. b.a.r.t. is helping open a new testing site at the union city station. this is a pop-up site across the
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bay area. you can either do a walkup or drive-through test through wednesday. the site opens at 9:00 a.m. california appears to be leading the way when it comes to containing the coronavirus. new numbers show there are about ten new cases of covid-19 every day per 100,000 people in california. in the meantime north carolina is seeing about 85 new cases per 100,000. some say it'll have to do more with californians following all the mask rules. california has yet to experience the fall cooldown that they are in other parts of the country. if you're planning on gifting a puppy for the holidays, you might want to rethink that plan. as we have been reporting here there has been a surge in pet adopti adoptions. shelters are running low and pet sales have topped a record $100 billion. now they say they don't have enough puppies for the holiday. one rescue group is warning people looking for puppies not
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to fall victim to a scam. >> we have heard that people are selling puppies for exorbitant rates and they cannot prove that the puppies are purebred. these may be just backyard breeders trying to make a quick buck. >> now we recommend taking a second look at the dogs in shelters. while they may not be puppies they're still very loving and looking for a forever home. another rocket launch for spacex over the weekend. the company launched a falcon nine rocket at nasa's kennedy space center. this is the 14th launch carrying broadcast satellites that weigh around 573 pounds each. so far it has deployed 835 starling satellites to date. actor tom cruise getting an award of a lifetime but not an oscar. the navy honored cruise and his film producer for "top gun:
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maverick" as honorary national aviators. naval aviators, i should say. the two are able to wear the official swings of gold. pretty cool. the first "top gun" film was released 35 years ago. the new movie is scheduled to premiere next summer. quite the honor. right now at 6:00, 15 days to go until decision day. >> this president cares more about his park avenue perspective on the world, the stock market, than he does about you. >> if i listened totally to the scientists we would right now have a country that would be in a massive depression. >> well this week is packed for both candidates including one final debate. a live report from washington next including a last chance for covid stimulus before the election. cracking down on covid rule breakers. the one tool they are launching to do just that. and evicting renters again


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