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revealing about where michelle le may have been murdered. specthe search for a missing nursing student now a homicide case. what evidence reveals about where michelle le may have been murdered. >> remembering their sacrifice. the special tributes planned tonight for those two fallen san francisco firefighters and the accident that may have sparked the flames. >> good morning, it is tuesday, june 7. i'm sydnie kohara. >> hi, everybody. i'm frank mallicoat. time now 5:00 straight up. good morning. let's get a look at traffic and weather. it was all about the rain last week, all about the sunshine this week. >> yes. we are keeping our fingers crossed that this forecast holds. it's looking good, folks. low clouds and fog out there right now but by the afternoon, here comes that sunshine. 73 degrees in santa rosa, 72 and sunny in livermore, 69 in mountain view and 71 degrees in san jose. temperatures warming up over the next few days. details on that in a moment. elizabeth has traffic. >> we have a photographer
standing by now showing us a live look across the south bay. live look at 101 traffic approaching mckee. headlights moving northbound. as you can see, everything is fine this morning. coming up, a check of mass transit. in the meantime, back to you. >> thank you. michelle le's disappearance is now being investigated as a homicide. kiet do is in hayward with the reason police think the missing nursing student was killed. reporter: behind me here is a place where police say it all went down. the parking garage at kaiser hospital in hayward. and police say there was some sort of confrontation here and that this is where michelle le was killed. now, investigators aren't releasing any specific or detailed information but they say based on 25 interviews, forensic evidence, cell phone records, video surveillance and items found during a search warrant, they believe she was murdered and that it was not a random crime.
she went missing may 27 when she told her nursing classmate she was going to get something from her car during class break but never came back. detectives found her car parked and locked on a residential street about a block and a half away. that sparked a massive search by family and friends. hayward police are working with the fbi and the alameda county sheriff's office to try to find the body now. >> investigators continue to search remote areas of the east bay area in an attempt to recover evidence and ultimately openfully recover michelle. >> reporter: family and friends were distraught by the news and left the press conference last night in tears. they criticized hayward police for not releasing more information. they also have a website up now called, michellelemissing.com. they are trying to get the fbi involved because they still say without a body this is still to them a missing persons case and they say the fbi has more experience in missing persons cases and also their facebook page has 5400 friends and the
family will be releasing a statement later on today. >> thank you, kiet do in hayward. her baby was shot and killed right before her eyes. and this morning, a grieving bay area mother pleads with parents to be involved with their children. yvonne garcia lopez and her husband were wounded when someone opened fire on the family in their car in east palo alto early sunday morning? >> their 3-month-old son was killed. >> i tried to protect him as soon as i heard the gunfire. [ crying ] >> i protected the 4-year-old with my body and i tried -- i thought that i had protected my baby in the car seat. but one of the bullets went into his head. >> a 17-year-old is under arrest. police are searching for more suspects. they think the shooting was in retaliation for a gang beating the suspect suffered last week and that it was a case of mistaken identity. the mother whose baby was killed wants parents to pay attention to their children so they don't get in with the
wrong crowd. 5:03. tonight tributes are planned at a pair of san francisco landmarks to honor the memory of two firefighters who died last week battling a house fire. anser hussein reports from at&t park where mayor ed lee will appear tonight. reporter: san francisco fire department doesn't know the exact cause of what started last week's house fire that killed two san francisco firefighters. but the city's wasting no time in honoring two of its heroes. tonight here at at&t park at the giants game, mayor ed lee will throw out the first pitch in their honor. lieutenant vincent perez and firefighter tony valerio both died in a house fire last thursday. they were caught in what's called a flashover. that's when everything in the room ignites at once causing a huge surge in flames and heat. the two veteran firefighters both grew up here in san francisco. valerio joined the fire department back in 1997. he passed away on saturday.
53-year-old perez died of cardiac arrest the same day of the fire. the two are part of company 26 which is a makeshift memorial of sorts for the two firefighters. the station received hundreds of cards and flowers from around the country and visitors who have come it pay their respects. now, many of you may know that coit tower is actually built as a memorial to san francisco firefighters. so starting tonight, coit tower will be lit up red in honor of perez and vincent. the giants take on the nationals starting at 7:15. mayor ed lee will throw out the ceremonial pitch at 7:05. anser hassan, cbs 5. >> who will be there? >> police, firefighters, a big memorial today. >> nice tribute tonight? >> the giants play the nationals. thanks, anser hassan live in san francisco.
attorneys for the man suspected of beating bryan stow now say they have video proof that their client is innocent. lawyers for giovanni ramirez filed a motion yesterday to get surveillance video from a hollywood motel that they say shows ramirez checking into the comfort inn the day after the attack at dodger stadium in march and that he had hair at the time. witness to the attacks say the suspect had shaved heads. ramirez remains in jail on parole violation but hasn't been charged with the beating. pg&e conducting more pressure testing on gas lines today. this particular test will be in south san francisco. the testing is being done in an effort to prevent another pipeline explosion like the one that killed eight people in san bruno last september. 5:06. another check of your traffic and weather. >> lawrence is fantastic this
morning! it's so great to have lawrence around. >> i'm back in your good graces again! low clouds and fog have swept in along the coast but no rain today. just some of that patchy fog and some of that thick in parts of the north bay, visibility a quarter mile in the area. this afternoon, 73 concord, 72 livermore, 71 sunshine into san jose. you get the idea, some nice weather coming our way. it's going to get even warmer over the next few days. we'll talk more about that in a few moments. right now let's check traffic with elizabeth all right, thank you, lawrence. let's go live out towards the dublin interchange. here's a live look at westbound 580 traffic.
15 minutes coming out of the altamont pass towards pleasanton. on the maps, more live traffic cameras. we have cameras all over the bay area. here's one across the benicia bridge. traffic fine on southbound 680 making its way into martinez. same thing on highway 4. typically not for another half hour at least we'll see some brake lights here probably closer to 5:30 through antioch as you pass a street but for right now you are delay-free towards pittsburg and concord and westbound 92. san mateo bridge looks great. but passing clawiter in hayward expect slight delays. we have a car down the embankment waiting for tow crews. they need 50 feet of cable to get car cleared and out of the way. main lines of the freeway look okay. back to you. a bay area city so broke it is cutting half its staff. the major changes in store for public safety there.
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and the suspects told him not to be a hero and just to go away. then police say they grabbed and kicked him and stabbed him twice with a pocket knife. last month a 19-year-old man was shot on that trail. and now some neighbors say they are staying away. >> i wouldn't recommend anybody walk on it. >> like so long? and there's like no houses to where you can run to if somebody does attack you. >> pittsburg police say they are trying to step up patrols in the area. they are asking anyone that might have some information about the recent attacks to please step forward. it's come to this in half moon bay. the city is so broke, it is cutting half its staff and outsourcing its police department. the city council is expected to make it official today. starting this weekend, the san mateo county sheriff's office will take over policing duties in that coastal community. it's designed to safety city half a million dollars a year. the city already cut its staff in half in 2009 to pay off a
costly legal settlement. the fate of a massive redevelopment plan on treasure island is in the hands of the board of supervisors this morning. the board will consider an appeal by opponents of a plan that would add 8,000 homes to the former naval base. it also adds 140,000 square feet of retail space. the cost? $1.5billion. environmentalists are worried though it will create more traffic on the bay bridge. can you imagine all those cars off the island squeezing on that ramp? >> 5:13. he was once considered a rising star on capitol hill. this morning, though, a congressman's apology for lying about a racy photo scandal. >> a little mea culpa there. claims of dirty politics lead to a recall election here in the east bay. why the man behind it has a confession of his own coming up. >> time to check out your travel forecast. partly cloudy sfo this
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hayward police think michelle le was killed. the nursing stud th let's look at this morning's top stories. hayward police think michelle le was killed. the nursing student vanished late last month during a class break at kaiser hospital. police say evidence indicates she was killed in the parking garage. they are now searching for her body. her family is expected to release a statement today. city officials in san francisco have arranged tributes starting tonight for two firefighters who died battling a house fire. mayor ed lee will throw out the ceremonial first pitch before tonight's giants game. and coit tower will be illuminated in red four nights in a row. a wildfire burning out of control in eastern arizona has grown to 360 square miles. this morning, firefighters say windy conditions and dry lightning will likely make things worse. smoke and haze are drifting across five states. five buildings have been
destroyed but so far there are no reports of injuries. all right. we have more sunshine coming our way today starting out with some low clouds and fog if you are just waking up. fog thick in parts of the north bay valley visibility down to quarter mile toward the santa rosa area also thick in the napa valley. otherwise, the fog extending across the bay. but by this afternoon, here comes that sunshine and looks like some warmer temperatures some of the numbers today up into the mid-70s around the bay area. 60s a 70s inside the bay. partly cloudy skies and cool temperatures continuing out towards the coast. temperatures 47 degrees in fairfield to 57 in san jose and 55 degrees in redwood city. around the state, a few clouds but otherwise lots of sunshine into the central valley. 79 degrees in sacramento. maybe a couple of thunderstorms in the afternoon. the sierra nevada, watch out for that. it should be nice in the high country. even 37 in yosemite. finally watching the weather settling down.
we have one more area of low pressure off the coastline that will spin along the coast today may trigger some thunderstorms in the sierra nevada and probably bring some more low clouds and fog towards the beaches. otherwise more sunshine will be the rule over the next few days and that means the temperatures are going to start to warm up very nicely outside. plan on today 70s into parts of the south bay into morgan hill and san jose. 50s and 60s at the coastline. talking 70s in many of the tyne yor valleys. north bay sunshine, passing clouds. over the next few days improving, dry sunny weather, should continue through the weekend. let's check traffic with elizabeth. >> thanks, lawrence. we'll go back out live towards san jose showing you 101 traffic approaching the mckee exit. looks good, nice and quiet this morning towards santa clara. we can show you our maps a wide view of the south bay. everything really moving at top
speeds this morning. so again 101 looks good but really all the main lines of the freeway across the south bay are problem-free this morning. not much roadwork really all along the peninsula. these are live traffic sensors showing you how well speeds are moving making your way through palo alto towards redwood city. through marin lingering roadwork in novato. one lane blocked from highway 37 towards ygnacio boulevard but once you reach the golden gate bridge, love this shot of the morning, you can see the sun coming up. so everything looks good across the span. and the benicia bridge, all of our bridges pretty much moving at top speeds this morning. so if you are heading into martinez, looks great and mass transit also remains on time. pretty good for tuesday. that's your traffic. back to you. >> it's all good for a tuesday. >> it's all good. >> thanks, elizabeth. today voters in hercules will decide whether to recall the mayor and a city councilman there. the allegations against the
elected officials include financial mismanagement as well as sweetheart deals and jobs for friends and relatives. one of the challengers is gerard boulanger. but now he is facing ethical questions about shaky claims of government service in france and having two master's degrees. he says it's a communication problem translating his experience from a different country. and this morning, a new york congressman says he will now fully cooperate with the house ethics investigation. >> anthony weiner coming clean yesterday tearfully admitting that he did in fact send lewd photos on twitter. >> last friday night i tweeted a photograph of myself that i intended to send as a direct message as part of a joke to a woman in seattle. once i realized i had posted to twitter i panicked. i took it down and said that i had been hacked. i then continued with that story to stick to that story which was a hugely regrettable mistake. >> the congressman also said he
has exchanged sexually explicit pictures with women over the internet for the past three years. he says he has never met any of the women or had physical relationships with them. weiner says he has no intention of resigning over this and he also said he will not be splitting one his wife. >> the public is pretty forgiving but when you come out of the box lying, that's kind of hard after that. if he had just come out and said that was me, i made a mistake, let's move on, then the story gets shelved a little bit. i don't know. maybe not. >> you know, it just -- it never ceases to amaze me people in these positions of power who say the rules don't apply to me. >> well, they do. >> a lot of people are say, i know james carville democratic strategist says let the voters decide next time he comes up for election. >> and they will. the u.s. supreme court weighs in on a college controversy. should illegal immigrants get the same breaks as california
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life. >> plus a new alibi for bryan stow's alleged attacker. the video surveillance that could clear the suspect of any doubt coming up. san francisco will be lit up red tonight in honor of two fallen firefighters. and police say the missing nursing student from hayward was the victim of a homicide. we have a possible motive coming up in a live report. ] [ magical chime ] ♪ [ people cheering ] [ magical chime ] [ girl ] whoo hoo!
your realtime captioner is linda marie macdonald. we're dreaming of vacation here! [ laughter ] >> hi, everybody. i'm frank mallicoat. it's tuesday june 7. >> i'm sydnie kohara. thanks so much for joining us. your time is 5:30. it's elizabeth's fault. we have been talking about going on a cruise. so lawrence, we might as well stay around here because we got lots of sunshine in the forecast. >> why leave now? it's just getting good. finally the rain is coming to and. here comes the sunshine. we have low clouds and fog to start with this morning. but by this afternoon, lots of sunshine. 73 in concord today, 71 san jose, 66 oakland, 61 san francisco. elizabeth has traffic. >> show you this beautiful shot right now of the golden gate bridge. traffic moving fine right now all across the deck. and want to let you know some roadwork in novato gone wrapped up ahead of schedule as well as
some roadwork on the dumbarton bridge. we are relatively problem-free right now. you're cruising if you are about to start your morning commute. more traffic in a bit. back to you guys. >> thank you. the case of michelle le the nursing student who hasn't been seen for a week and a half how has gone from a missing persons case to a homicide investigation. kit do you is in hayward -- kiet do is in hayward where police believe she met foul play. good morning. >> reporter: police have been able to confirm that michelle le did indeed park her car here at the garage at the kaiser permanenteer hospital in hayward and this is where she was murdered. investigators aren't going to details but they say after 25 interviews, forensic evidence, cell phone records, video surveillance and items found during several search warrants, police say all the evidence points to homicide. police also believe michelle was targeted and that this was not a random crime. michelle le went missing may 27 when she told her nursing classmates she was going to get something from her car during
class break but never came back. detectives then found michelle's car parked and locked on a residential street a block and a half away sparking a massive search by family and friends. yesterday, police returned to the home of giselle esteban, a person of interest in the case. this is the second time they have been there to question her and search her apartment and we south pole to giselle's neighbor who said giselle told him she had a falling out with michelle. >> because michelle had an affair with her ex, and that was a cause of grief for her. she didn't say grief but that's what i interpret. >> reporter: now, family and friends were distraught by the news yesterday and left the press conference last night in tears. they plan on releasing a statement later on today. hayward police have set up a tip line at the bottom of the screen. 510-293-5015. and the reward for any information now is up to $65,000. >> all right, kiet do live in
hayward, thank you. a bay area mom is sharing a story of unimaginable grief and a message for parents whose kids are out of control. yvonne garcia lopez's 3-month- old son was shot in front of her eyes. she and her husband were wounded when someone opened fire on their family in their car in east palo alto early sunday morning. police say it was mistaken identity and now the mother is pleading with parents whose kids are on the wrong track. >> i don't know where their parents were at. i don't know, but i -- i definitely have to say to their parents to pay attention to their other kids if they have any. be involved on their kids lives. pay attention to them. give them love because if they don't know, they will find it on the streets and they hang out with the wrong people and end up being killers. >> a 17-year-old is now under
arrest. police are looking for more suspects. 5:33. tonight, if you're in san francisco take a look at coit tower in north beach. it will aglow in red one of several public tributes planned for two san francisco firefighters who died battling a house far. anser hassan is at at&t park. that's where mayor ed lee will appear in another tribute tonight. anser, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. those of you coming to tonight's giants game if you notice a huge presence of san francisco firefighters and cops, chances are they are here to honor two of their own. mayor ed lee says we are reminded how much the men and women of the san francisco fire department have sacrificed and put their lives on the line for the city every day. tonight, mayor ed lee will throw out the first pitch at the giants game here at at&t park to honor two killed in the line of duty. 48-year-old lieutenant vincent perez and 53-year-old tony valerio both died last week battling a house fire.
perez died the day of the fire, valerio two days later. they were san francisco natives. company 26 where they were stationed has received hundreds of cards and flowers from firefighters around the country. they say visitors come by every day to pay their respects. now, many of you may know that coit tower was built as a memorial to san francisco firefighters. well, tonight, starting this evening, coit tower will be lit up red in honor of the two men killed in the line of duty. the giants take on the nationals starting at 7:15. mayor ed lee throws out the ceremonial pitch at 7:05. >> anser, thank you very much. anser hassan in san francisco. a fire that's burned abandoned mines in the gold country now 75% contained. the fire which is near lake isabella in kern county charred about 150 acres burning through heavy grass on steep terrain.
about 300 firefighters are working on it. all evacuations have been lifted. the cause though remains under investigation. >> they could use some rain that hit the bay area just last week. this week, different story. >> that's right. let's go to lawrence now. take a look at our ever- changing for the good forecast. >> yes. it's about time. i think a lot of folks will be excited about that. we have dry weather around the bay area and for the foreseeable future. clouds extending onshore thick in the valleys. some of the visibilities in santa rosa down a quarter mile. by the afternoon, that's going to lift. 72 degrees lots of sunshine into the napa valley, 37 in santa rosa and 27 in livermore and 17 in san jose. warmer thursday and friday, dry through the weekend, how about that elizabeth. >> i like that.
you have a lot of pressure on you, lawrence. >> high pressure! >> good one. love it! [ laughter ] let's go out towards the east bay and show you westbound traffic on interstate 880. everything is moving fine top speeds all the way down the eastshore freeway. it's 18 minutes drive time right now from the carquinez bridge to the maze. and here's live look at the bay bridge toll plaza. metering lights off, delay-free heading into san francisco. most of our overnight roadwork has now been picked up including some along the nimitz, 880 through oakland passing high street so, yeah, nice smooth ride from hayward toward downtown oakland. more traffic in a bit. in the meantime, back to you. >> thank you. this morning, a new alibi for bryan stow's alleged attacker. lawyers for giovanni ramirez filed a motion yesterday to get surveillance video from a hollywood motel. now, they say it shows ramirez checking into the comfort inn that day after the attack at dodger stadium in march and at
the time, he had longer hair. witnesses to the attack say the suspect had shaved heads. ramirez remains in jail on a parole violation but he has not been charged with the beating. in the east bay several violent attacks on a popular walking and jogging trail. now police pittsburg need your help. the latest incident on the de anza trail happened friday. a good samaritan was attacked as he tried to help out a woman in need. police say a woman was held against her will by three men around 10:45 in the evening. that was after the trail's curfew at 10 p.m. someone tried to help the woman and the suspects told him to go away. then they grabbed him, kicked him, stabbed him twice with a pocketknife. and just last month a 19-year- old man was shot on the trail. pittsburg police say they are trying to step up patrols and they are asking witnesses to please step forward. 5:38. pg&e conducting more pressure tests on gas lines today. today's test will be in south san francisco. the testing is to try and
prevent another pipeline explosion like the one that killed eight people in san bruno last september. tomorrow the national transportation safety board is scheduled to tour the san bruno neighborhood that was destroyed by that explosion and fire. no more police department, no more recreation department at least that's the story in half moon bay. the city council will make it official today. starting this weekend, the san mateo county sheriff's office will be handling police duties for half moon bay. and the city of san carlos will take over the recreation department. those moves are designed to save half a million dollars a year. 5:39. some bay area voters head to the polls this morning. the recall vote and how one newcomer is sparking a huge political mess. it is one of arizona's biggest wildfires ever. the triple threat fueling the flames. ,,
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if you are just getting up we have clouds out there now but don't worry it's going to clear out no rain to speak of. gotten rid of the rain. we are going to dry out nicely not only today but probably over the next five to zen days may beyond. some visibilities about a half mile there. low clouds and fog extending across the bay and the coast, as well. by the afternoon, that will retreat toward the coastline where it should. then you will see 70s in parts of the bay. lots of 70s showing up in the interior valleys, 57 in san
jose. around the the state sunshine and almost 80 degrees today in fresno. 79 in sacramento. maybe a couple of thunderstorms in the high sierra nevada in toward the lake tahoe area but temperatures not all that bad. almost 60 degrees. 73 degrees in yosemite. storms winding down, heading east where it will cause some trouble there. we are going to see this one last little wave move on through for today. that will help to keep temperatures down just a little bit and probably more low clouds and fog along the coastline but we are going to see more sunshine and looks like some warmer temperatures here. numbers today in the 70s in the south bay, 70 in santa clara, 37 morgan hill, and 72 los gatos. east bay temperatures plenty of sunshine in the afternoon, plenty of 70s there, too. 60s inside the bay and the north bay not bad at all. plenty of sunshine inland. cool at the coastline with some patchy fog. next couple of days we will continue to warm up the weather probably through thursday and friday. cooling down slightly for the weekend but elizabeth, looks
like it stays dry the next five to seven days. how about that. >> looks great in those upper 70s. i can deal with that. thank you, lawrence. westbound 580 through pleasanton approaching the dublin interchange. you know, i just checked the chp reports. we have a couple of incidents out there but nothing causing any major delay, no big hot spots. drive out of the altamont pass looks good even through livermore right now. all right. to our maps. we can show you some more live traffic cameras. here's a live look at the san mateo bridge. a car down the i am bankment this morning in hayward westbound 92 approaching clawiter. that's cleared. 50 feet of cable to get that out of the way. bart has 37 trains on time. ace train number one off to a great start. bart, ace, muni metro and caltrain all on time.
the bay bridge where a lot of commuters are heading like every morning, no delay. no delay on the approaches including down the eastshore freeway westbound 80 looking great from the carquinez bridge to the maze. some areas of overnight roadwork picked up. a live look at the nimitz 880 through oakland. so all lanes re-opened now as you pass high street. and remember kcbs, our radio partners, at 740-am and 106.9- fm. that's your traffic and weather. back to you. in the headlines on this tuesday, michelle le is now considered a murder victim. a woman who disappeared may 27 during a class break in hayward has not been found but police think she was killed in the parking garage at kaiser hospital while a nursing student. tonight san francisco mayor ed lee will make a personal tribute to the two firefighters who died in the line of duty last week.
lee will throw out the ceremonial first pitch at at&t park before the giants game and coit tower will be lit in red in friday in their honor. lawyers for giovanni ramirez want surveillance video from a hollywood motel. they say it will professor that ramirez never attacked giants fan bryan stow. they claim the video shows ramirez with long hair. witnesses to the attack says the suspects had shaved heads. house minority leader nancy pelosi calling for an ethics committee investigation now into anthony weiner. the new york congressman admitted yesterday he sent lewd photos of himself to women on the internet. pelosi says the investigation will determine if any government resources were used or any house rules violated. weiner, who does not plan to resign, said he will cooperate with the investigation. there will not be a state ethics investigation involving former governor schwarzenegger's affair with a housekeeper. a state fair political practices commission turned down a request from a los angeles democrat for the probe.
the fppc says the democrats did not provide enough information to warrant a probe into whether schwarzenegger violated rules about campaign finances. president obama's chief economic advisor is calling it quits. the white house announcing that dr. austin goolsbee is leaving the administration to return to teaching. he held two previous economic jobs with the obama administration before heading up the council of economic advisors. goolsbee will return for the fall semester. special election in hercules today to decide whether a mayor and city councilman should be recalled. the allegations against the elected official including financial mismanagement as well as sweetheart deals and jobs for friends and relatives. one of the challengers is gerard boulanger. but now he is on the ethical hot seat for pumping up his resume'. >> i'm very sorry about that. what happened is my mistake is i translate both my education
and my political skills in france into the system here. >> boulanger claimed to have served on both the city council and planning commission in his original hometown in france. he also claimed to versus master's degrees in engineering and business administration but none of the claims are true. a new face will take over the golden state warriors and he has never coached a day in his life. we are talking about marc jackson. he was named the team's head coach yesterday. he is currently an analyst for abc. that three-year deal worth $6 million. jackson has never coached in the nba but he played 17 years in the league. >> and the 1-1. swing and a clear to right... and that's the ballgame! the giants win it in the 13th. >> how do they do this? i tell ya. >> torture. >> it took 13 innings but the
giants overcame a four-run deficit to beat the washington nationals. freddie sanchez with a game ending single to close the game. tim lincecum the eighth pitcher in major league history to strike out 1,000 batters in his first five years. >> we were fast asleep. >> we were. >> i was listening to the replay on knbr on the way in. swing and a miss we are going to the 11th and i'm like, who won the game? how about the bruins? 8-1 over those vancouver canucks. >> you're a big fan. >> i am a bruins fan i must admit and 8-1. so that series now 2-1 games vancouver. steve jobs back on the job but it's not the reaction apple had hoped for. what happened the second the ceo took the stage. >> and if you are a coffee drinker, listen up. how drinking too much coffee can make you hear things. >> what? year. feed me!
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[ male announcer ] half a days worth of fiber. not that anyone has to know. fiber beyond recognition. fiber one. 360 square miles and has forced a wildfire is growing and still out of control in eastern arizona. so far, it has charred more than 360 square miles and it's forced the evacuation of several towns. strong winds and dry lightning likely to make conditions more difficult. about 2500 firefighters are trying to contain the blaze with help from 22 helicopters. the fire has sent smoke and haze across five states all the way to iowa. the fate of the massive redevelopment plan on treasure island is in the hands of the board of supervisors this morning. the board will consider an appeal by opponents of a plan that would add 8,000 homes to the former naval base and would add 140,000 square feet of
retail space. the proposal comes with a $1.5 billion price tag. environmental groups are worried about the impact on bay bridge traffic, which would be a big one. and investors will closely watch apple today following steve jobs' appearance here in san francisco. as soon as he took the stage yesterday, got a lot of applause but apple stock dropped. they closed down 1.5%. the apple ceo looked thin and frail due to his battle with pancreatic cancer. jobs had emerged from medical leave to promote the company's new service, the icloud, which stores music, documents and photos on another server. but at least showed up. that's the important part. katie couric, have you heard this? she has a new gig. >> that's right. the former face of the cbs evening news is moving to abc. she is going to have an afternoon talk show. couric says it seems feasible now that oprah is no longer on in the afternoons. >> no one will be the cultural icon that oprah has been and will continue to be. but just an opportunity to talk
about important issues and to have conversations that will hopefully enlighten people and help them lead better lives. it's just a very exciting proposition for me. >> couric is scheduled to start her new show on abc in september of next year. >> i'd settle for her paycheck. >> i just have the sneaking suspicious once matt lauer finishes with his -- that dynamic duo will get together again and make gazillions on this show. >> she was on the today show a couple of months ago and they gelled like no tomorrow so stay tuned as they say. you may consider coffee to be vital. >> we do. we drink it by the gallons here. but drink too much and your ears can play some tricks on you. researchers in australia have volunteers drink a lot of coffee and listen to white noise. then they were told the test subjects to listen for bing crosby song white christmas.
it was still white noise. the song never played. ♪ i'm dreaming of a white christmas ♪ >> i'm hearing it! > ♪ just like the one >> researchers say as little as five cups can trigger a hallucination. >> we are well on our way to hallucinating through the rest of the show. >> lawrence, do you drink coffee? >> are you kidding? >> does a chicken have a beak? >> it's quite the transition to mornings. we have a lot of sunshine coming our way. sunshine, low clouds and fog moving in overnight but that's typical and it's going to break up in most spots today. a lot of 60s, mid-70s well inland. plenty of 60s a few 70s even inside the bay and at the coast we'll keep it partly cloudy and cool. beautiful sunset, nice at stinson beach. great shot. if you would like to send those in, send them to
email@example.com. >> you think it's going to be stinson beach weather? >> a little cool out at the coastline still. most other place really nice. >> sounds good. let's go to a new incident just reported northbound 280 approaching the lawrence expressway. sounds like a tractor-trailer on fire, various lanes may be blocked according to chp. our sensors aren't picking up any slowing so here's a live look at traffic out of downtown san jose. very light in the northbound lanes of 280. except for the one issue right there approaching the lawrence expressway, the rest of the bay area looks good including westbound 237 for silicon valley commuters. that's your traffic. >> are you eating your yogurt with chopsticks? [ laughter ] >> coffee server? >> i can't find a spoon. we don't have any spoons. we get free coffee stirrers but no free spoons. yeah. >> just had to ask. >> poor elizabeth. >> life is tough around here.
>> yogurt with wooden sticks. >> you eat it slower. >> exactly. >> elizabeth, thanks. >> and lawrence. moving right along, 5:56. in the next half hour a massive expansion at stanford hospital gets the green light. a look at the project that could change healthcare right here in the bay area. plus a violent series of attacks on an east bay hiking trail. the death threat to a good samaritan who tried to help a woman. >> police say without a doubt the missing nursing student in hayward is now considered a murder victim. i'm kiet do with live report coming up. i'm anser hassan live in san francisco. tonight the giants, city and mayor go red. we'll explain what they are doing and why. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,