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nbcbayarea.com/hispanicheritage month. the sharks are not trying to eat people. they are just trying to find food. >> a rare attack off our coast. hear from a witness that watched his friend come face-to-face with a shark. plus, an update on the surfer's condition this morning. an environmental catastrophe. thousands of gallons of oil spilling along the southern california coast. new demands made to the president. this is "today in the bay." good monday morning. thanks so much for starting your morning with us. i am marcus washington. >> i am laura garcia. hope you had a great weekend. let's start off this morning with what is ahead, looking at the forecast.
>> we have changes in our air quality as well as temperatures over the next few days. quality quality today. tomorrow the cooling begins and that will be with us throughout much of the week as we enjoy fall-like weather. waking up and walking out the door to air quality that is unhealthy for sensitive groups, and that means people who have breathing problems. children and the elderly should not be outside in these conditions, especially for the east bay down to san jose. we will watch more smoke coming in, and more changes in our forecast. we'll talk about that coming up in a few minutes. it's 6:01 right now. breaking news, johnson & johnson this week will reportedly ask the fda to approve a covid booster shot. the agency will meet october 15th, one day after weighing a possible moderna booster shot. johnson & johnson announced a second dose eight weeks after
the initial dose providing 100% protection against severe illness. happening now, hundreds of sutter health care workers in antioch walked off the job this morning because much unfair practices and under staffing. sharon katsuda joins us with what is going on there. >> reporter: you can hear right now there's lot of activity going on right now. cars driving by and honking their horns. can you see over here, there are about 300 people out here, employees out here this morning on strike. they say they cannot give adequate care and wearing too many hats, and it's like there's a variety of employees, including licensed vocational nurses. with me right now is stephanie who is a respiratory therapists.
why did you want to strike today? >> we want to strike because we want hospitals to care as much for their patients. it's dangerous for our patients and dangerous for us as staff. we carry licenses, and we can't give patients the proper care we need if we don't have the proper staffing. >> you are working really long hours. tell me about those shifts. >> the respiratory therapists here, we are doing 14 days straight and scheduled 12-hour shifts, and we are working 16-hour shifts, and last week i did nine or ten shifts straight with two of them being 16-hour shifts. it's not just me. it's all of us. we are coming in and picking up extra shifts and we are still short staffed. we need seven, and sometimes we
are running only three or four of us. we had these issues before covid, and with covid coming it made it worst. the covid patients require a lot from a respiratory therapists. sometimes you will be with one patient for three hours. if you don't have the staff to back you up and take care of your other patients, we can't do it. >> thank you, stephanie. >> thank you. >> those are some of the reasons why employees are out here on strike. the hospital said in a statement they were disappointed union leaders have chosen to detract from patient care to take this action especially when we should be putting our attention on taking care of the health of the community. reporting live in antioch, i am sharon katsuda for "today in the
bay." >> thank you for the latest. it's 6:04 right now. a surfer is recovering after being bitten by a shark yesterday near bodega bay. another surfer, jared davis, was in the water and saw the moment the shark bit his friend. they tied a tourniquet around his wounded leg. >> we did that, tied them as tight as we could. then we got him on to a long board. surfers were coming in to help, pouring in. >> the surfer was airlifted to a hospital and is expected to survive. this is the second serious shark bite since the summer. developing now in southern california, a massive cleanup under way after a weekend oil spill. dead birds and fish watching ashore.
a pipeline bursts. so far as much as 25,000 gallons of oil spilled into the ocean in more than 13 square miles. globs of the oil washing ashore. the safety of wildlife really a concern, and more than 80 species of birds live there in the wetlands. >> if birds are covered if oil they can't clean themselves or fly and can't regulate their temperature which could lead to death. >> the uc davis school of veterinary is leading the care. people protested across the nation over the weekend to rally in support of reproductive rights. today in the bay's chris pallone
joins me on what is on the court's agenda. they have a long list, chris. >> that's right, laura. as this new term begins the court is poised to weigh in on some of the most contentious issues in american life, things like religious, abortion and guns. among the most highly anticipated cases of the new term, the court will take up a mississippi law that bans all abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy. the current standard, around 24 weeks was established nearly 50 years ago in roe v. wade. >> our hope is that they will be -- the current standard is 24 weeks. it's too rigid and we need to move that forward some amount of time. >> they would be gutting the roe v. wade decision and the architecture on which it stands. >> also likely to be revisited, the in texas law that bans abortions after six weeks which
the court allowed to take effect a month ago. the justices will looking at a new york gun law that requires a special need to get a permit. it's important to note that today's oral arguments will be heard in person. that's the first time that has happened in 19 months because of the pandemic. laura. >> so much to cover there. chris pallone, live from washington. thank you so much. and then police say a gunman worked at the hospital and shot and killed a nurse. after the shooting the suspect took off in a u-haul truck and was found later at a school and
he fired and shot two officers, and the officers fired back. the officers are expected to be okay. and then andrew hall facing manslaughter charges for the death of a man that was shot and killed after danville police attempted to stop his car. dashcam video shows officer hall firing nine times into the car as the victim drove by the roadblock. he's also being investigated for the deadly shooting of a homeless man this past march. and then a car smashed into a 7-eleven in san leandro along east 14th street yesterday afternoon. six people were taken to the hospital for minor to moderate injuries. the cause is under investigation. today is back to the classroom for some students in the east bay.
this comes after a flea infestation happened at korematsu discovery academy and esperanza elementary school. they believe raccoons led to the flea infestation. yeah, it's fleet week. throughout the week san francisco police and sheriff's department are reminding people they will have all hands on deck. uniformed officers and deputies will maintain a highly visible presence amid the crowds. fleet week begins wednesday and runs through the following weekend. should be fun. what a gorgeous shot right now before the sun's arrival. traffic seems to be steady, shaping up to be a beautiful monday morning. we'll check the morning commute in a bit. first, let's start with
meteorologist, kari hall with a look at the forecast. what are we tracking this morning, kari? >> we have changes in our air quality. moderate air quality for some, and we have a light wind. smoke will be coming in as well as ozone as our temperatures heat up. temperatures in the south bay about 81 degrees, and 84 at 1:00. 92 today in morgan hill. 92 in concord. feels like summer today, but this is the last of it before we get a blast of fall arriving tomorrow. we'll talk more about that coming up. mike has delays through pleasanton. >> we had a crash southbound side at pwur tphel. the crash around stoneridge, one car on its side.
a little relief once you hit bernel. back to you. >> thanks, mike. 6:12 right now. coming up next on "today in the bay," with holiday shopping picking up, so are some of the deals. how america's biggest online shopping day is coming a little earlier. and then a facebook whistle-blower reveals herself. plus -- >> yes, the nightmare before christmas getting a live remake, and they just made the cast of a bad guy, or should we say bad
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throughout the week, and better air quality. we'll talk more about that coming up. a graduate but steady change in the bay bridge toll plaza. the backup here keeps the span moving slowly. we have another backup in the tri-valley, and we'll talk about that unusual slowing coming up. we have had one day of trading so far in october. it was friday. it was a good one. dow industrials rose 480 points. we knew the september days were coming, and it's historically a tough month for investments. other news, more airlines following unite's lead and requiring their employees to be vaccinated. american airlines, alaska airlines and jetblue are the latest. united, hawaii and frontier
already have the vaccinated employees. we now know where the journal got the information about facebook, and it was a whistle-blower that revealed herself on "60 minutes" last night. she worked as a product manager on facebook, and gave thousands of internal documents to the securities exchange commission and "the wall street journal." the reporter that broke the story said facebook is in disarray after the leaked documents. >> facebook has realized if they
change the algorithm to be safer, people will spend less time on the site and click on less ads and they make less money. >> we heard they actually have taken all of their researchers and basically blamed them for this. it's a very weird mentality over there. they have been throwing those people under the bus, the people they asked to understand the platform's role in the world, and that's a very aggressive thing for them. >> coming up at 5:30, we will make time to hear more from the whistle-blower. a quick update that you may have seen as well, and blue shepard announced their new space crew, and bill shatner will be go into space for real. >> how old is he now? >> got to be in the 70s. i'll look that up. >> i wonder if he will wear the outfit.
>> he's got to be captain, right? amazon is already rolling out early deals for the holidays starting today. amazon says new deals will be added every day. target also giving shoppers a jump-start on the holiday season. happening tonight, one of the biggest lottery jackpot's in history is up for grabs. expected to reach $670 million. that's among the top 10 ever. >> that is hard to win it. >> if you win it, though. >> yeah, see ya. this is not a trick but a treat. grammy award winner, billie eilish, is joining disney's "nightmare before christmas." >> she will perform sally's song
in the show accompanied by a full orchestra. danny is reprising his role as king of the pumpkin patch. the show will run for two nights in l.a. at the end of the month. the release date for the film has not been announced just yet. how cool is that? he was in onga bonga. remember that? >> yeah. >> classic. >> i'm also old. >> i am, too. >> william shatner, his age? 90. >> wow. >> there you go. any 90-degree temperatures out there today? >> yeah, just for today. then it cools off. more smoke is coming in, and our air quality is not good for those sensitive to the smoke as well as the ozone. in the east bay, we will see the
worst. anything over 50 is unhealthy for people sensitive to the smoke. we will see that today. as we reach in the upper 80s and low 90s, we are up to 92 in morgan hill today. low 90s from pleasanton up towards walnut creek and antioch. oakland, expect a high of 79 degrees. upper 70s for san mateo. low 60s for half moon bay. san francisco, upper 60s to mid-70s. north bay temperatures, up to 90 in novato and 91 in ukiah. we will be watching the oil spill cleanup, and there will be complications with the cleanup do to a thunderstorm. we will get a significant cooldown. take a look at the changes we will see in napa, going from upper 80s to low 90s today to 70s tomorrow.
then by the end of the week we may not even make it out of the 60s for highs. significant changes coming our way, and it looks like it stays fall-like even throu week. we do see a lot of cooldown hery today to a few more clouds tomorrow, highs in the low 80s. then some 70s in the inland areas through the end of the week. while san francisco is going to have a lot of events going on this week with fleet week, keep in mind on saturday it's only going to be 60 degrees and probably very wendy. we will be watching that. the embarcadero will be crowded as well, kari, and looking out over the bay bridge. we have the build out of oakland. wanted to give you a shot of that. you don't expect the usual westbound suspects, and this is east bay and counter commute here so not a problem for
laurinda. that's good news. heading down towards the second crash, the original crash at bernal, things have improved. everything outside of 680 is all right. back to you. >> mike, we are not that old. people are contacting me about that. they remember it, too. a delivery driver gets lost and so is a family's new fridge. i am nbc bay area consumer reporter. up next, nbc bay area responds.
good morning. this one is a first for us. colleen and donald lee near clearlake said they paid home depot for a new fridge with free home delivery. well, two months later the delivery driver called and said he could not find their address. what happened next? home depot canceled the order and offered the lees a $1,232 refund. they wanted the fridge and not a refund but home depot said no because they could not find their address. we reached out to home depot, and a few weeks later the store must have found the lee's address because home depot delivered the refrigerator they wanted. they apologized for the
frustration. we have been getting lots of appliance complaints lately and delivery hang-ups. before you buy, ask basic questions of the company. how long are the deliveries taking. can they guarantee a date? does the store actually have your correct address? if you feel like a company is freezing you out, maybe we can help you out, go to nbcbayarea.com, or give us a call. next here on "today in the bay," the stop stories we are following. a nobel prize winner announced. >> one of them right here from the bay area. details behind their ground-breaking work. plus -- >> covid case rates are down nationwide. the cdc's recommendation is to still not gather in person for the holidays. you're watching "today in the bay."
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right now at 6:30, too soon to tell what the nation's top doctor is suggesting about the holidays and whether big in-person gatherings should be encouraged. a disastrous oil spill. cleanup now under way in southern california. the impact experts say this will have on the environment. this is "today in the bay."
it's monday, and good morning to you. thanks so much for joining us here on "today in the bay." i am marcus washington. >> i am laura garcia. so much to get to, but first celebrating, it all continues after a big day at oracle park. the giants winning the nl west for the first time since 2012, and of course they waited until the time game of the season to do it. for the lucky fans that saw it in person, what excitement. we will have much more on that coming up later. everybody still cheering this morning. >> yeah, still going on. let's get a look at the forecast. something to cheer about, kari? >> yeah, it's going to be warm if you like the warmer weather but we will have a taste of fall. i'm looking forward to the cooler temperatures, because it's also going to be smoky today. a little hazy look to the sky. you do want to limit your time out there. the rest of the week, fall-like with showers nearby. we are looking at our current air quality sensors.
orange dots are not good because that includes unhealthy air quality for sensitive groups. the yellow dots are moderate air quality, and so smoke coming in and ozone adding to that makes it unhealthy for long periods of time outside. we'll talk more about a cooldown in the forecast coming up in a few minutes. >> thank you, kari. breaking news this morning, ucsf has a new nobel prize winner. he's biochemist, david julius. he won this year's nobel prize in physiology or medicine for the work of how the body and brain sense temperature and touch. he has been at the school for more than 30 years. as we approach thanksgiving, the cdc is advising americans to not celebrate the holidays with large in-person gatherings. we're all looking forward to getting better -- or together.
aren't covid cases dropping? >> they are, laura. they are down more than 20% nationwide, but the cdc does not sound confident about the next few months and is therefore advising people gather virtually for the thanksgiving holiday. we assume they are also talking about christmas as well. they are suggesting you do meal drop-offs instead, and drive-through neighborhoods to say hi, and if you are going to get together, celebrating outdoors. dr. anthony fauci, the chief medical adviser to the president acknowledges we are turning the corner on infections, but has this to say about in-person holiday gatherings. >> it's too soon to tell. we have to concentrate on continuing to get the numbers down and not try and jump ahead by weeks or months. >> reporter: last week san jose mayor gave city workers an extra week to comply with that city's
vaccination mandate. city employees have until this thursday to get their first jab, or face a one-week unpaid suspension. you will recall last week that governor gavin newsom announced the country's first vaccine mandate for students. the goal is to have all 7th through 12th graders vaxxed by next fall once the fda gives final approval for shots for everybody 12 and over. right now those are just for emergency use authorization. the governor will require for kids ages 5 through 11. a massive cleanup now under way after an offshore oil spill in southern california. this is a live look at newport beach where more than 120,000
gallons of oil spilled into the waters off the coast of orange county this weekend. >> now it is threatening marine life, and nbc's emily is live. >> reporter: we are north of where the oil spill happened, and there was a health advisory urging people to avoid not only direct contact with the oil but the toxic fumes its producing. we continue to see dead fish and animals, according to local officials. they are describing it as a catastrophic disaster, and we are talking about 124,000 gallons of oil pour into the ocean. we are told divers are
investigating the source of the leak but it's a difficult task because they are doing so beneath about 100 feet of water. officials fear we are now just beginning to see the impacts of the major oil spill. take a listen. >> to see the environmental impact on our shore to me is absolutely devastating. we will do everything we can to clean it up quickly and make sure the responsible parties do their part as well. >> the last oil spill around this magnitude in california happened in 2015 in the santa barbara area. it killed hundreds of animals. >> thank you. coming up at 7:00 a.m., the "today" show will continue the coverage of the massive oil spill off the southern california coast. that's coming up right after "today in the bay." new this morning, congress wants a facebook whistle-blower to answer their questions and they want it to happen as soon as possible. >> scott mcgrew joins us now. as soon as possible is tomorrow. >> yeah, the whistle-blower revealed herself on the news
program "60 minutes" last night. immediately the people running a senate sub committee look into what facebook said, they said they want to talk to her as quickly as possible. this is the whistle-blower. she used to work at facebook and provide the "wall street journal" and securities and exchange commission with tens of thousands of internal facebook memos and slides. employees inside facebook were worried the impact facebook had on teenagers' mental health. facebook provided the slides to the senate sub committee but said the employees that wrote them were overstating the problem. hogan told "60 minutes" the algorithms provide divisive content because that's what drives the ads. >> facebook simply amplifies the
worst of human nature. >> nobody at facebook is ma lev lunt, but facebook makes more money when you consume more content. the more anger they get exposed to, the more they interact and consume. >> facebook says its -- it's doing its best to protect consumers. >> scott, thank you. a follow-up for you this morning. this out of the east bay where tributes are pouring in for an educational activist in oakland. it happened during a home invasion on late friday night. a woman was also injured. police are not naming the
victim, but close friends are naming him as dirk tillotson. he was pushing to make sure all children have equal access to quality education. he co founded a non-profit based in california and new york. >> when the time is right, but right now it's time to grieve and remember dirk. >> the man you saw right there manages the non-profit, and he said dirk tillotson died while defending his life. police have not yet announced any arrests. and then leaders looking to reform how a town mayor gets appointed. right now it's a district based voting system as a way to encourage more candidates. the council will now consider going back to council seat chosen by the electorate and one
appointed by the council to serve as mayor. the issue will be discussed in a closed session later this month. 6:40 right now. now to california's worsening drought. happening tomorrow as council members are expected water customers to reduce their water use by 15%. right now excessive use penalties will not be part of the mandate. it's 6:40 right now. what we need is rain in the forecast. i just don't think that's in the outlook, at least for now, right, kari? >> not for now, and not for us. we still have warm temperatures in concord. we have temperatures in the low 50s and 60s as you head out. the trend will show us warming up quickly.
san jose will reach 86 degrees. san francisco in the mid-70s. we are going to have a big cooldown tomorrow and we'll also see showers further to the north. we'll talk more about all that in a few minutes. mike is seeing slowing in the tri-valley. >> yeah, the camera shows a little slowing as we get to the end of the camera shot here. that's where we see the sensors slow as well. things are gumming up because of the crash. there was a third crash at dublin boulevard on south 680. the original crash that started the backup at bernal does not appear to be causing any more slowing. the rest of the east bay, a pretty standard backup. >> we'll check back with you. 6:41. much more ahead onba" including
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san jose. it's about 60 degrees and will be a nice cool start to the day but another warm afternoon with a hazy sky and a summer-like feel to the air. we will see a lot of changes throughout the week and we'll talk about that coming up in a few minutes. we're talking about this. san jose, that's the only real slowing for the silicon valley. south of 92 right now, this is the build on 680. we will look at the tri-valley and build, coming up. >> thanks. hundreds of sutter health care workers in antioch walked off the job this morning. they are striking against what they call unfair labor practices and under staffing. today in the bay's sharon katsuda joins us live with what is going on there now. it was pretty active there earlier, sharon. >> reporter: yeah, laura, it's pretty loud out here still. these are the employees at the main entrance. there are about 100 employees here, and throughout the week we
are told there will be about 350 employees on strike. the medical center employees say they are worried for patient and staff and that conditions are dire in the facility as management ignores their concerns, and they are wearing too many hats dealing with covid patients along with regular duties. some of these employees include respiratory therapists, and licensed nurses, and here's one respiratory therapist's situation with her hours. >> we are so short staffed. we are doing 14 days straight, and we are working 16-hour shifts. last week i think i did nine or ten shifts straight with one or two of them -- two of them, i think, being 16-hour shifts. it's not just me, it's all the rds. we are picking up shifts and we are still short staffed.
>> reporter: health officials here said in a statement that they were, quote, disappointed the union leaders chose to distract from patient care by taking this action especially at a time when we should be focusing our attention on caring for our community. you can see the people honking horns to show support for the striking employees. reporting live in antioch, i am sharon katsuda, "today in the bay." >> thank you. the supreme court starts its new term today and there is a lot on the docket. >> scott mcgrew, the court may consider issues that we thought were already decided, like abortion. >> there won't be any decisions anytime soon. the court starts its term today and we will see arguments go into the fall and the decisions probably next summer.
president trump was successful in moving the court to the right. gun control supporters, and abortion advocates, very concerned about what the court would do. when it comes to abortion, the court made abortion legal in 1973, and usually once the high court decides something it's extremely reluctant to reverse itself. precedent, of course, they call it, or lawyers would call it stairy decisive. in that way, it's like organized religion, reluctant to reverse itself because it means it made a mistake in the past. it reversed an earlier supreme court decision in which the justices had the idea of separate but equal.
brett kavanaugh tested positive for the coronavirus even though he was vaccinated, and he will be appearing virtual. the rest of the justices will meet in person. he has not displayed any symptoms and the court says he's feeling fine. breyer, he's on the liberal side of the bench. if his replacement will be nominated and approved for liberals, that should be sooner rather than later. democrats currently control the senate, but we don't know the future. remember, two bills, infrastructure bill, and mega spending bill, more than 3 trillion. the white house indicated it's willing to cut the cost of the bill to appease two democratic senators that say it's too spendy.
we will watching all that, tweeting about it. i am on twitter @scottmcgrew. the third batch of stimulus checks will be going out tomorrow. people who made up to $75,000 a year received a one-time $600 payment. to qualify you must have your 2020 taxes filed by october 15th of this year. we may learn more today about the status of 49ers' starting quarterback, jimmy garrapalo. he will get an mri of the calf he injured yesterday. the niners lost the game 28-21. giants fans, get ready to pick it up a notch. the post season gets going this week. this is with the giants taking the national league's top seed. they finally clinched the decision in the final game yesterday at oracle beating the padres 11-4.
buster posey busted it open in the third inning with a bases-loaded single, and this was never in doubt. this has the giants won their franchise record 107th game. they will host the dodgers or st. louis cardinals in the first game of the divisional series on friday. >> can't wait. one of the giants' most dedicated fans here. >> she is turning 113 years old today. doesn't she look great? we believe she's the oldest giants' fan alive. she moved here the same year the giants did. her friends and family gathered for the giants watch party over the weekend, and local first responders stopped by to wish a happy birthday as well. isn't that sweet? i want to look that good, and i don't know if i will make to it
113. >> yeah, and she got the wish. >> yeah. the last day of a summer-like feel across the bay area. we will have a hazy look this morning as we get ready for the sunrise, about ten minutes away. we will see the air quality advisory in effect due to the smoke and ozone. children might have to have recess inside today. drop-off time in martinez today, we will see temperatures in the upper 50s. at pickup time, the mid-80s and a lot of sunshine there. mid-80s for milpitas in san jose. for the east bay, looking for highs of 92 in danville, and hayward reaching 80 degrees. near the coast, in the 60s. still foggy at half moon bay. san francisco in the low 60s, and 70s in the mission district.
91 today in ukiah. we have been watching southern california because there could be showers and thunderstorms moving through and they are still trying to clean up the oil spill near huntington beach. it's going to complicate those issues. the rain will dry out by the time it gets our way, but there will be a cooldown. take a look at concord. normally we are in the 80s this time of year, and we are in the 90s today. tomorrow we are in the upper 70s. and then the end of the week, yes, fall will arrive and we may not make it up to 70 degrees by the end of the week, and that looks to hang around for a while. more clouds tomorrow. valley temperatures in the warmest spots in the low 80s and then mid-70s for the rest of the week and into the weekend. it's going to be a nice week in san francisco, much cooler especially with the fleet week festivities beginning on
wednesday and continuing through the weekend. mike, you are seeing slowing for the 580. >> yeah, a slow drive built-up over the last half hour. a class cleared from mcbride on west 80. highway 4 and now southbound 242 slow. the rest of the bay shows a smooth drive except for the tri-valley. slowing, kari shows you a glimpse of that where there was a crash at 680 still may have a car in the middle of the roadway. vasco, there's a crash that will slow you at the county line. >> good to note. thanks, mike. 6:54 right now. happening now, trustees voted to re-invite the community college chancellor. he and two top administrators
were placed on administrative leave last month. trustees are not saying if the suspensions are related. up next, a look at the top stories including one step closer to the johnson & johnson booster shots. the move expected this week that may lead to fda approval. and an update on the environmental catastrophe. tens of thousands of oil spilling along the southern california coast. the race could contain damage, next. we're back in just two minutes. we're back on "today in the bay."
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at 6:57. welcome back. we are moving you forward with a top look at the stories here on "today in the bay." >> johnson & johnson this week will reportedly ask the fda to approve a booster shot. johnson & johnson last month announced the second dose eight weeks after the initial dose provides 100% protection against severe illness. johnson & johnson not commenting on "the times" report. and a new nobel prize winner. julius won this year's nobel in physiology and medicine with the way the body and mind senses
temperature and touch. a massive cleanup is under way after an oil spill over the weekend. dead birds and fish are washing up after a pipeline breach off the coast of huntington and newport beaches. so far at least 126,000 gallons of oil dumped into the ocean. now the safety of wildlife is a major concern. let's get a last look at the forecast for you. >> yeah, we are going to be very warm today. inland areas heading towards the 90s and then cooling to the 70s for much of the rest of the week. mike? we have slowing in the south bay. we have been seeing this the last couple of weeks, the south bay commute kicks in for the next 90 minutes. thank you for joining us on "today in the bay," and we will be back at 7:25 for a local news update. a little hazy start to the
morning there, but, of course, we have much more ahead for you on "today in the bay." always on at nbcbayarea.com. the "today" show is coming up next. >> to see the environmental impact on our shore to me is absolutely devastating. >> 126,000 gallons so far now washing ashore. beaches closed perhaps for months. growing concern over the impactful wildlife and the economy. and mounting questions over the initial response. a live report from the scene straight ahead. >> home for the holidays? the cdc raising eyebrows with