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>> a boston cop retaliates against rolling stone. >> the laser target from a sniper rifle shines squarely on his forehead. >> the person they shot and killed him got away with murder. >> detroit is the largest american city ever to file for bankruptcy. >> you weren't trying to make the tree look ugly. >> from across the bay -- >> we don't go after people for just aesthetic pruning reasons. >> to around the world, the stories that matter on kpix 5 news this morning. captions by: caption colorado good morning. the weekend is here. happy friday, july 19. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego michelle griego. time now is 6:00. lawrence, frank is happy it is the weekend. >> i think we're all happy! a lot of sunshine coming our way. if you like heat you'll like this weekend. if not, head to the coastline. the sea breeze is carrying with it low clouds and fog this morning. that will pull back to the coastline leaving lots of heat in the valleys for today.
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but right now, a very gray start out over the bay bridge. and in some of the north bay valleys some thick fog. 58 in oakland right now, 54 in san francisco. 58 in san jose. this afternoon, temperatures soaring into the 80s and 90s in the south bay. i think the east bay you're looking at lots of mid-90s in the warmest spots inland. then inside the bay much cooler about 67 degrees and very pleasant in san francisco. going to get hotter over the weekend. we'll talk about that coming up. let's check the roads with elizabeth. thanks, lawrence. speaking of friday, it is "friday light" over at the bay bridge toll plaza. the metering lights haven't been turned on yet. so we have a few delays in the outer cash lanes. let me show you where it's not "friday light"." earlier overnight roadwork finally cleared out of lanes approaching hacienda. the commute through the altamont pass and the livermore valley, in that heavy category. so this is busier than normal for friday especially. 34 minutes on westbound 580 from the altamont pass to the
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dublin interchange. but the bulk of the delays approach vasco road in livermore. slow right now in antioch westbound as you approach "a" street. and bart has 44 trains all running on time. want to mention that, as well. that is traffic. back to you guys. >> thank you. we're following developing news now out of alameda. as cate caugiran reports, an off-duty sheriff's deputy shot at two suspects robbing a store on high street. >> what are authorities saying? >> reporter: the hunt for the suspect is still on. they had dogs out here a few hours ago searching the area. now they are moving to local hospitals. that sucked suspect may have been -- that second suspect may have been injured. now, alameda police tell us they got a number of 911 calls about two masked men with guns robbing the bonfair market around 10:30 last night. there were reports of gunshots fired inside the market. one of those callers told officers there was an off-duty deputy shopping at the market
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when it happened. officers were able to get a hold of that deputy and found a gun on him. then police say there was a confrontation between the two suspects. >> sheriff's deputy fearing for his safety and the safety of the employees in the store fired and killed one suspect. he may have shot the second suspect. we haven't been able to locate him yet. we have done an extensive area check throughout the neighborhoods and we're now checking local hospitals to see if we can locate that suspect. >> reporter: another investigation is under way. police tell us the bonfair market was also robbed eight days ago by suspects using a similar m.o. and investigators will try to see if the two are connected. so there is a lot of work to be done here. detectives are here collecting evidence at the scene and roads are blocked on high street between liberty and central
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until noon. live in alameda, cate caugiran, kpix 5. >> reporter: vacaville police killed a man overnight. police say he was armed with weapons including a knife when he got out of the car and began running towards police. it started when someone reported the suspicious man. he drove away. after driving over spike strips he tried to ram an officer of his car. the officer jumped out of the way. this is the second deadly officer involves shooting in less than three weeks. oakland police are searching for the person who old through on three children killing one of them. family and friends gathered at memorial last night to remember 8-year-old alaysha carradine. she was at a friend's oakland apartment for a sleepover wednesday night when a gunman shot her and throw others. oscar grant's mother came to the bullet-riddled apartment to support the family. >> this murder was senseless and my heart bleeds, my heart bleeds. my son was only 22.
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but this is a baby. >> a 7-year-old girl, 4-year- old boy and their grandmother were shot but are expected to be okay. this was not a random shooting. two people got in a shoving match at the vigil. an oakland "occupier" showed up saying he wanted to pay his respects to the little girl. but the girl's family made it clear he was not welcome there. and some new details this morning about a 16-year-old who died after asiana flight 214 went down at sfo. the girl did apparently survive the crash. today the coroner is expected to say the teen was killed when an emergency vehicle ran over her. kpix 5 reporter anne makovec is at sfo with new details on what that autopsy report will say. >> reporter: good morning. it's an interesting newspaper article out this morning but about it but we'll hear the official story this morning from the san mateo county coroner. we have a picture here of the two girls from china who died here on the runway that day. today we are going to find out more about what happened to ye
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meng juan. -- ye meng yuan. she was run over by a fire truck responding to the crash. the question is, had she already died from crash injuries or did the truck kill her? the "san francisco chronicle" said it heard from two sources that it was the truck that killed her. the san mateo county coroner will announce his findings this morning. he met yesterday with the families of all three teenagers killed to discuss it with that -- to discuss it with them before the info goes public. here's what the police chief said a week ago. >> we know for sure she was at least run over one time but at the time she was under foam and nobody could have seen her and the question is whether or not she was still alive at the time. so the coroner in san mateo county will be determining that. >> reporter: another big question this morning, how did ye meng yaun get under the foam? she was sitting near the back. but her body was found near the left wing.
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so the notice has been helping piece this together as well as information from witnesses and one of the firefighters had a helmet cam that recorded some video, as well. all this information is part of the coroner report. live at sfo, anne makovec, kpix 5. >> anne, i know the wreckage is still over at sfo of the plane. how much longer will that be there? >> reporter: you know, that is another question this this morning. we were told last week that they were going to start hauling it out of here. the ntsb did release that back into the custody of asiana airlines. so it is their project now. but it certainly is a haunting reminder here of that plane crash two weeks ago tomorrow. >> thank you, anne makovec live at sfo. other bay area headlines, santa clara county officials are working on backup plans in case they have to find someone else to provide ambulance services. rural metro corporation might not be able to fulfill its five- year contract. the company from arizona missed
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a bond payment this week. its credit rating is down to junk status and reporting millions of dollars in losses. the movie "fruitvale station" is showing in theaters across the country starting today based on the last day in the life of oscar grant. he was fatally shot in oakland while detained by bart police in 2009. among the local theaters showing the film today is the grand lake in oakland which also held a special preview a few weeks ago. photos of a bloody disheveled dzhokhar tsarnaev are now featured on a magazine's website. one image even shows the red dot of a laser rifle on the boston marathon bombing suspect's forehead. a massachusetts state police photographer released the photo to boston magazine, upset about the rolling stone cover photo of tsarnaev. he is not alone. >> they could have put anyone on that cover. police that caught him. the doctors and the nurses that helped all those people.
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anyone, anyone but this kid. >> boston magazine says the state police photographer sergeant sean murphy has been relieved of duty and is scheduled for a hearing next week. developing out of southern california, huge flames in the mountain fire continue to rage southwest of palm springs threatening communities in riverside county. about 6,000 people were evacuated, 23,000 acres of land are already scorched with at least seven homes destroyed. some residents in idyllwild are packed and ready holding out as long as they can. >> the fire is no imminent danger. >> if it is safe to we'll spent the night in the home and leave tomorrow. if it's not safe, we'll leave today. we're still here. until there's imminent danger the air quality gets too bad then we'll leave. >> winds have shifted the cloud of smoke away but weather still is a concern especially dry lightning strikes. the u.s. forest service says the fire was caused by people
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and is under investigation. 6:09. left in the lurch, why superstorm sandy victims feel victimized twice. also ahead -- >> it was a night of terror and horror. >> the colorado movie theater massacre one year later. why two victims are tying the knot on the anniversary. >> and caught on camera. incredible video. how this motorcycle rider managed to walk away from the crash coming up. >> that hurts just to watch. watching some fog out there right now but we are going to see some serious heat later. we'll talk about that coming up. >> no big hot spots on the roads. coming up we'll check the bay bridge toll plaza. they just turned the metering lights on. that's coming up. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,,,
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camaro in front of him slow down. he didn't see any bra lights to warn him. so he slammed righ in florida a biker was going above the limit when a camaro slowed down, didn't see the brake lights so he slammed into the car. he stayed on the roof of that car until the driver came to a stop. he was going to close to 70 miles an hour. >> the video is hard to watch. >> uvuv to be careful on the roads. >> we don't have motorcycle accidents but we see them every morning so be careful. we are not seeing huge hot spots out there now. we had that earlier late running roadwork the biggest issue but that's now cleared. so here's a live look at the bay bridge toll plaza. they did turn the metering lights on. around 6:00 so we are start to see the cars filling in and all the lanes now including the middle ones, fastrak lanes and
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it's backing up towards the overcrossing so it's a typical commute here if you are trying to get into san francisco. let's go to your maps and show you that earlier issue. the roadwork approaching hacienda caused a big early- morning backup. now things are beginning to loosen up. drive times still in the red up to 33 minutes between the altamont pass and the dublin interchange. but fortunately delays are not growing and you can see the main bulk of the delays right now heading towards about vasco road in those westbound lanes of 580. we have been also watching breaking into us this morning in alameda. an overnight shooting with a lot of police activity around high street. it's closed between lincoln and central avenue. the road will be blocked until noon. if you are traveling up the nimitz freeway, you can still use the high street off-ramp northbound and southbound 880. a quick check of the silicon valley ride westbound 237, so far no delay towards sunnyvale. that's your latest "timesaver
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traffic." we have lawrence a meteorologist and a photographer today. >> everyone can see it. >> we are working harped in the studios today on this friday. at the coastline not much of the heat there. low clouds and fog swept onshore the sea breeze going to see intact today the weekend but get away from the coastline it is going to get hot. touchdown likely in the mid-90s inland. some places near triple digits over the weekend but you can see the low clouds and fog filled in along the coastline and inside the bay thick in some of the north bay valleys but east bay clear. the summer heat will continue to sizzle. hot on saturday, some of the temperatures near triple digits. cooling down sunday. today as high as 110 degrees in redding, 105 in fresno, 100 degrees in sacramento. the fog and low clouds breaking up throughout the day today but
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you can see kind of hugging the coastline then surging onshore. big difference in temperatures. you will see 60s at the coastline and 30 degrees warmer in morgan hill. mid-90s in spots. about 94 degrees in livermore. 96 brentwood and 90 degrees in pleasant hill. inside the bay plenty of sunshine this afternoon but much cooler temperatures and sea breeze 60s and 70s. next couple of days we'll see those numbers heating up and cooling down a little bit towards sunday. much cooler weather back to normal toward the middle of next week. >> all right. i'll enjoy this weekend. >> should be nice. just a quick heat wave. you don't like those real long ones. >> thank you. 6:17 now. stockton no longer the largest city in the country to file for bankruptcy. say hello to detroit. had has been driven into the top spot now. a state-appointed emergency manager asked a federal judge to put the city into chapter 9
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bankruptcy. if approved the assets would be liquidated to pay creditors and pensioners. superstorm sandy wiped out some victims last fall and now they say the red cross hasn't followed through. new york attorney general now investigating the complaint by dozens of families who claim the red cross promised them financial help to rebuild homes and pay rent. victims haven't seen a dime. it's part of a larger review of spending relief. the moment of building collapse in philadelphia on the right-hand side there, look at that come down. the camera was mounted on a city bus which just happened to be driving by when a wall collapsed from a building that was awaiting demolition last months. it fell on a neighboring store killing six people and injuring 13 others. a little bit of joy coming on a sad anniversary. >> christian davis and eugene hahn survived the shooting at an aurora, colorado movie theater one year ago saturday. 12 people died and nearly 60
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wounded including the couple. to bring some happiness to such a horrifying day in their lives, they are getting married tomorrow. >> the day we could have died is the day that we get to spend the rest of our lives together. >> it was a night of, you know, terror and horror and all of that stuff but we wanted to change the date and, you know, kind of make it our own. >> hahn and davis have known each other since elementary school. davis suffered only cuts and scrapes. but hahn was severely wounded. in spite of the his injuries, though, he proposed a few months after the shooting and davis said yes. coming up proving you're never too old to be really cool. why the seniors decided to shake things up a little bit. a 49er who will not face assault charges. good news for frank mallicoat. old people can still golf. we'll tell you the story from muirfield coming up. ,,
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good morning, everybody. in 2009, tom watson nearly won the british open at age 59. yesterday, another senior is lurking atop the leaderboard as they enter round 2 today. first tournament at muirfield in 11 years, tiger hasn't played since the u.s. open in june. but he is in contention. four birdies on the back nine including the long putt on 13 that got the gallery fired up. big story, though, mark o'meara. last won a major in 1998, hasn't won any tournaments since 2004. eagle on 17 to put him at 4- under. he is 56 years old. he is one stroke off the lead. and he is chasing zach johnson who putted very well on the dry greens. here's a 45-foot birdie putt that put him at 6-under at that point. he finishes at 5-under 66.
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santa clara county d.a. will not file assault charges against 49ers linebacker ahmad brooks. brooks is accused of hitting a teammate on the head with a beer bottle during an argument. apparently there was not enough evidence to press charges. wimbledon champion marion bartoli withdrew from next week's bank of the west tennis classic at stanford. because of an injury. a stanford grad will take her spot in the tournament. so if you are in the bank of the west promoters there is no bartoli, there is no sharapova, there is no serena williams. it will be a tough go but still great tennis a stanford star taking center court. i'm dennis o'donnell. see you tonight. a soccer fan in vietnam had to work for it in a big way. but he finally got to take a ride on the team bus. the team cheered him on. the 20-year-old ran alongside the bus for five miles in downtown hanoi. they finally invited him aboard the bus. he got some autographs, photos with his favorite players and got our play of the day.
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>> i don't think he was out of breath. >> you may have seen videos. latest craze people breaking down in the harlem shake? >> right. we have seen you dance, too. it's probably not something you would expect though out of a retirement community. ♪[ music ] >> well, these folks they didn't want to miss out on the fun so they rocked out as hard as they could. the west village retirement community got the idea from a resident's grandsons. they have some moves, frank. >> i know. i should take notes. >> you should. take some notes. >> i see some video coming up later in the show. >> i like it. 6:25. coming up unwelcome guests. why bay area s.w.a.t. teams were called to a multi- million dollar home in the east bay. also ahead . >> miserable. fields like i live inside a dog's mouth -- feels like i live inside a dog's mouth. >> more punishment for the east
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coast. why today could be a critical test of the power grid. >> developing news out of alameda county. an off-duty sheriff's deputy shoots and kills a robbery suspect and the other gets away. how this robbery may be connected to another. ,,,,,,,,,,
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we're following developing news out of alameda county. a robbery suspect is on the loose. the other shot and killed. how an off-duty deputy foiled their plans. >> high pressure cranking up the heat around the bay area. some of these temperatures soaring near triple digits. we'll tell you where coming up. >> and the backups continue to grow over at the bay bridge toll plaza. looks like it's stacking up
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towards the overcrossing. our latest drive times coming up. good morning. it's friday, july 19. the weekend is here. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. time now is 6:30. we begin with developing news and kpix 5 reporter cate caugiran. cate, you're gathering new information at the scene of a deputy-involved shooting. >> reporter: michelle, it's been a long night for detectives here. they are still here at this location. we know that they are gathering evidence at this scene. this whole incident started at the bonfair market on high street just after 10:30 last night. alameda police told us they got a number of 911 calls about an armed robbery in progress. they also heard reports of shots fired inside the store. meanwhile, an off-duty alameda county deputy was shopping inside. he confronted the two suspects, shot and killed one and may have injured the other. now alameda police say there could be a connection between this robbery and one that happened over a week ago. >> eight days ago, the bonfair
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market was a victim of a similar robbery where at least two people came in and committed an armed robbery similar to this m.o. so investigators will be looking into it to see if the robbery eight days ago is connected to tonight's robbery. >> reporter: police say no one else was injured in this incident. the off-duty deputy is also okay. we know that he is a 20-year veteran of the department. police right now are still searching for that second suspect. they are doing local area searches and because he might have been injured they are also checking local hospitals. reporting live in alameda, back to you in the studio. >> new this morning a man armed with a hammer nail puller and knife is shot and killed boy vacaville police. officers say the man charged at them at the end of a car chase near christine drive. neighbors reported the suspicious man minutes earlier. when police tried to question him, he drove off. after driving over spike strips, police say he tried to hit an officer who jumped out of the way.
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two east bay men could get 33 years to life behind bars when they are sentenced next month for a gang-rape. >> we, the jury, find the defendant marcelles james peter guilty -- >> yesterday, a jury found 20- year-old marcelles peter and 22- year-old jose montano guilty in the gang-rape of a 16-year-old. the attack happened four years ago outside a homecoming dance at richmond high school. they were tried together with a separate jury for each suspect. >> i'm disappointed. i'm not shocked. >> many officers that saw our victim at the scene and at the hospital kind of carry that image in their minds, and so i know it was important to see the defendants be held accountable. >> two men are already in prison for the rape and two others are still awaiting trial. oakland police are releasing new images of vandalism suspects. take a good look at some of the pictures here. police are hoping the public can help identify some of the men they are suspected of
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vandal lighting businesses in oakland during the protestors downtown. although the pictures are blurry authorities hope someone can recognize perhaps the clothing the suspects are wearing. if you have any information, please contact the oakland police department. . squatters are living in a multi-million dollar home. neighbors called police when they saw people bringing in guns into the house. the owner went to check and found the locks had been changed. it turned out squatters had taken over the vacant house. >> if there's a lesson here to property owners, it's that you need to secure your residence if you are going through any type of property transfer where there is nobody living test at the residence. it's nice to have neighbors keep an eye on the place. >> officers found drugs and one assault weapon inside. two people were arrested. now the owner is cleaning up and planning to put it on the market. it is a miserable week for most of the united states weather-wise as the eastern two-
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thirds of the nation deals with dangerous heat. heat indices which factor temperature and humidity have been around 100 or higher. 115 yesterday in baltimore, maryland. that's amazing. at least five deaths in the state are blamed on the heat. >> it's hot. you need to take it easy outside in the middle of the day. avoid that if you can. >> in new york, the governor there andrew cuomo is urging people to conserve electricity. near record demand for power may cause outages and brownouts, as well. the extreme heat may be to of blame for sparking requires at an industrial park in new jersey. firefighters put out the flames. it is mighty tough sledding on the east coast and midwest, as well. >> scorcher out there. >> we'll get heat too. high pressure building in out of the desert southwest so some parts of the area will be baking. along the coast not much in changes so we'll have a sea
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breeze keeping the temperatures cooler. outside right now we have some low clouds and fog stretching onshore into parts of the north bay a little thick there but i think otherwise, we're looking good. over the bay right now we have a cloudy start to the day but lots of sunshine into the middle of the day in the afternoon there. temperatures right now 58 degrees in san jose. 57 in oakland. and it is 54 degrees in san francisco. by this afternoon, sure, it is going to get hot in spots inland. you will see some of those temperatures up in the mid-90s there. some 70s and 80s around the bay. but boy, check the coastline. only cool 60s with some patchy fog. we'll have more on your weekend forecast in a few minutes. right now let's check the roads with elizabeth. thanks, lawrence. and even though we are getting closer to the peak of the morning commute our drive time is going down now on westbound 580 through the livermore valley. it's all because of that earlier overnight roadwork that had been going on a little longer than expected. that is cleared. so the drive time in that slow category westbound 580 just your usual delays right now from the altamont pass to the dublin interchange. the nimitz freeway and westbound 80 through berkeley
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towards the maze those two spots are "friday light." let's show you some of our traffic sensors. there is an accident just reported coming into san jose northbound 101 at story road. not sure why the lanes are -- if lanes are blocked. no delays on mass transit. ace train on time. bart right now has 50 trains systemwide all reporting no delays. that's traffic. back to you guys. neighbors in santa cruz want to know who is going to pay for all the damage from the dozens of bullets fired in a deadly police shootout. back in february, officers fired 54 shots at germany goulet killing him hours after he had killed two detectives who went to question him about another case. the hail of gunfire left thousands of dollars in damage to cars and buildingings. the propertier owner claims were denied. >> if police have to reimburse for every time they go in on an incident, it's -- the city is
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not responsible in that situation. however, what we need to address is what is the best thing for the families of our community. >> the city attorney tells the santa cruz sentinel forcing the city to pay for repairs is basically penalizing the police officers for degree their johns. other bay area headlines on this friday drakes bay oyster company is allowed to stay open for now anyway. a marin county superior court judge ruled the oyster farm can continue to operate until a federal lawsuit is resolved. but the judge says drakes bay must clean up its operations. that includes removing clams from drakes estero and cleaning up other junk. there was a 70% jump in bike thefts from 2006 to last year not including thousands of cases that were never reported to the police. only a small percentage of the bikes that are recovered actually get back to their owners. police are now working on a registry of stolen bikes to improve the return rate. a couple is at odds with
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the city of san francisco all because of a big tree on their property. ann mars says she and her husband concerned that part of a tree could fall and injure people. they trimmed it in april and two weeks later were slapped with a $1,715 fine for excessive pruning. >> i see where it's thin but even since we trimmed it, it's already blossoming. >> san francisco officials have since agreed to reduce the fine. they say there are tree trimming guidelines because excessive pruning could cause harm to the trees. 6:38. coming up next, put on pause. why a bay area university is suspending online courses. >> plus a red-hot housing market. how much local home prices have jumped in just the last month. >> and the market opened up about 10 minutes ago on this friday. last day of trading, let's take a peek and see where we are heading. we'll crunch the numbers with kcbs radio's financial reporter jason brooks coming up. ,,,,
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celebrating a new arrival. a female gorilla was born wednesday. caretakers say she's doing well. she weighed in a the san francisco zoo is celebrating a new arrival. a female gorilla was born wednesday. caretakers say she is doing well. she weighed in at 5 pounds 1 ounce. this is the first one to be born at the zoo in five years. look how cute she is. >> she looks very peaceful. >> so cute. >> mom looks like she wants her baby. >> give me my baby back! >> get away from my baby. > no kidding. hopefully they will have cool weather this weekend along the coastline but other parts of the bay area going to bake outside. some of those temperatures soaring well into the 90s in the afternoon. today we are going to see some hot temperatures, as well. we have some changes as we settle in toward the weekend. high pressure building in out
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of the desert southwest. that is going to crank up the valley heat today and more so over the weekend with some of those temperatures near triple digits but we have enough of a sea breeze that's brought with it some low clouds and fog a little thick into the north bay this morning but most of the east bay area concord living remaining clear into fairfield. so the summer heat is on away from the immediate coastline. we are going to have temperatures today, redding about 110 degrees. that's amazing. very hot there. 100 degrees in sacramento. 105 in fresno. 102 yosemite. 91 lake tahoe. around our bay today we'll see those temperatures beginning to move up the scale, as well. 90s toward morganza and gilroy. about mid-80s into san jose but much cooler along the coastline only in the 60s. east bay temperatures going to crank up those numbers. 96 in brentwood. 94 livermore. about 91 in walnut creek. inside the bay though you will feel a gentle sea breeze keeping san francisco very comfortable about 67 degrees. sunshine this afternoon about 73 in oakland. next couple of days probably getting close to triple-digit
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heat. hottest temperatures of the week will be on saturday. then we start to slowly cool on sunday. much cooler and back to normal toward the middle of the week. let's check the roads with elizabeth. thanks, lawrence. we have an update in san jose. accident northbound 101 approaching story road is out of lanes cleared to the right- hand shoulder already and it was already "friday light" on 101 heading from san jose all the way towards santa clara. we have been closely watching this breaking news overnight a shooting in alameda. there's still police activity streets blocked specifically high street closed lincoln to central avenue. they don't expect to reopen roads in the area until noon today. just a heads up. avoid that area. otherwise, it is "friday light" in the east bay if you are coming through the caldecott tunnel two bores open out of orinda heading westbound towards oakland and through walnut creek near the 680 highway 24 interchange. everything is still moving at the limit. you can see our live traffic acceptsers there. hits go outside show you bridges. here's a live look at some of the fog lawrence mentioned. thicker across the golden gate bridge.
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traffic is flowing nicely across the span out to the san mateo bridge. drive time is still just checked it 15 minutes out of hayward. this is the westbound commute direction traffic moves well all the way over the high-rise eastbound 92 looks great, as well. coming up a last check of the bay bridge toll plaza in the meantime, back to you. some tech giants are facing the music after disappointing earnings reports. let's chat. kcbs radio's financial reporter jason brooks on a friday. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, frank. good morning, michelle. 2nd quarter earnings season in a higher gear especially with influential tech companies namely google, microsoft and advanced microdevices each companies getting hit hard in early trading on wall street after missing earnings expectations. google still made a profit of $3.2 billion but its advertising revenue key generator for the company is under pressure as more advertisers are moving to mobile devices. and google does not make as much money on those advertisements as it does from display ads that are shown on
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desktops. for microsoft's part, it continues to try to transition to more mobile devices out there. and it had to write down $900 million of surface rt tablet had to cut the price on that because it wasn't selling. still, microsoft made $4.9 billion in the quarter. advanced microdevices actually topped expectations even though it lost money in the quarter. however, as it moves its chips into more gaming consoles, it says its profit margin will go down in the current quarter from the prior quarter and its stock is down because of that. that's all pressuring wall street right now. let's take a look at the big board this morning. after a nice day yesterday, dow dropping 42. nasdaq giving up 29. s&p down by 3. amd getting hid now down 14%. microsoft is falling by nearly 10%. and google is down by 3.5%. it promises to be a rough day as it continues. michelle and frank, back to you. >> you are just full of good news, jason. >> reporter: canada be a winner all the time, huh? >> have a great weekend.
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>> and it's friday, though. that's always good. if you are looking to buy a home in the bay area take a deep breath. prices have jumped in all nine counties. in just 12 months, the median home price paid for a bay area home rose some 33%. that is the fastest pace on record. experts say fewer bank-owned properties and improving economy and mortgage rates that remain low contribute to the jump but a change is coming with interest rates creeping on up. >> i have seen more hopes staying on the market longer over the last four to five weeks and i have also seen -- and i have also seen more price reductions from sellers. >> that said though offering big wads of cash to trump other offers is still common. but with more inventory and less competition, there's less of a need for buyers to use all that cash. we posted the bay area home prices county by county. go to our website, take a look. california closing the gap on the national jobless rate.
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the state's unemployment rate fell to 8.5% last month. that's down a tenth of a percent for may. california added more than 30,000 jobs in june. that's more than any other state. national unemployment rate is 7.6%. san jose state university is suspending some online classes because too many students are failing. the university debuted a limited number of inexpensive online courses in january. but early results show pass rates as low as 20% in remedial math and college level algebra. san jose state and their partner agreed to pull five courses to make adjustments. janet napolitano will take over as the new uc president this fall. uc regents confirmed her nomination yesterday. the former homeland security secretary becomes the first woman to hold the position. she gets a base salary of $570,000 a year. her first day on the job is in
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late september. students interrupted the meeting with chanting and clapping. they rushed the regents table upset about janet napolitano's role in deporting illegal immigrants. four students were arrested. later napolitano says she supports the "dream act" and comprehensive immigration reform. for more on the new president and the protests, we turn to kpix 5 political insider with former mayor willie brown. >> first question, gentlemen, good morning, what does napolitano need to do to move beyond all that drama? >> reporter: she really needs to meet with the students at the university of california and she should do it at each one of the respective campuses. she is a charming person. she's persuasive. and i think if she shows student access before anybody else connected with the university she will be all right. >> you know, she is picked for this job because of her political skills. i mean, she is not an academician. she wasn't brought in the from the ivory tower. she was brought in as a former
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governor, came from washington and the whole goal is to reconnect with the students and also with the politicians up in sacramento because relations have been strained between the uc system within and without. >> and she starts with an advantage in every one of the categories except the students. she has a negative with the students based upon her reputation. >> what about questions about teachers and stuff saying she never ran a school before. what are you bringing her in for? >> they have no reference. they have no correct. they don't demonstrate. she is okay there. >> if they don't make any noise, she is ahead of the curve. >> how about that paycheck $570,000. nice bump up. she was making $200,000 as head of homeland security. >> but that's less than they were paying the guy on the way out the door. i would measure myself against him, not my old position. >> what -- >> i'm leaving my old position. >> she is. which opens up that position from what i understand you already are getting calls about homeland security people want to land that job. >> several people. as a matter of fact, that all
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happened last week not this week. they pretty much already zeroed in on somebody. >> who? >> i don't know yet. i don't know for sure. but you'll be the first to know. >> you know, it was interesting the entire selection of napolitano as the new uc chair president was done by a very small group of regents and they kept the word tight about her selection. >> jerry brown was in on that. >> exactly. the first governor i know to ever start going to the executive closed door sessions to make sure that they pick somebody that he was looking at. >> it may have been his choice. >> i think it was. i do. i do. she brings her own security, too. if you were at that meeting yesterday you would have seen how secret service really operate and it's clamp down hard. those protestors never had a chance. >> that's part of what you know -- but she's got to be convincing that she can go among the students without that security. >> so she has to get one on one
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with everybody. that's the first thing out of the gate. real quick question for you. we only have 30 seconds. is there anything oakland can do to change its image right now? >> absolutely nothing. nothing. from top to bottom, they are viewed as the place to be for disrupting the world. >> well, bring them over to uc and see what we can have going there. guys, you got anything for him before we let him go. >> have a good weekend. >> talk to you later. >> all right. bay area transit agency is trying something a little different to get more people to take the bus and train. ♪[ music ] vta ♪ >> santa clara county's vta is going "bollywood." the 30-second spot has some tv viewers busting a move and singing along. us too. vta is trying to attract younger drivers. this woman drove the bus in the commercial and taught "bollywood" choreography to the group before filming. >> the vta drivers and the bus conductors we used in the shoot
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as well so a couple of them are indian and they were doing the hole turbannage neck moves so i kind of see why it could come across as being funny but i don't think -- but i don't think that was the idea. it was just a fun thing to do. >> vta also plans hip-hop and tell la novella themed commercials in the future. was one of the teenagers killed in the asiana plane crash actually killed by a fire truck? a report is expected today. we'll tell you what we think we're going to hear coming up. ,, ,,,,,,
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one suspect is on the loose. and another is dead this mog after an off-duty sheriff's we are waiting for a report on the cause of death of the plane crash victims of the crash that happened here at the
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airport. the asiana crash two weeks ago tomorrow. here's a picture of two of the girls who died. they were from china. they died on the runway that day and today we are going to find out more about what happened to ye meng yuan. we know she was run over by a fire truck responding to the crash. the question is had she already died from crash injuries, or did the truck kill her? the "san francisco chronicle" says it heard from two sources that it was the truck that killed her. the san mateo county coroner will announce his findings at 10:00 this morning. he met yesterday with the families of all three teenagers killed, to discuss it with them before the information goes public. another big question this morning, how did ye meng yuan get to where she was found covered in about a foot of firefighting foam? had she been ejected from the plane? we know she was sitting near the back. but her body was found near the left wing. the coroner is going to talk more about his findings at 10:00 this morning. we'll have the latest for you later today at noon here on kpix 5. live at sfo, anne
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makovec, kpix 5. one suspect is on the loose and another dead this morning after an off-duty sheriff's deputy shot a robber inside an alameda store. police say the suspects were robbing bonfair market around 10:30 last night when the deputy was shopping inside. he confronted the two suspects and fearing for his safety, shot at the men. one died, the other escaped. huge flames in southern california's mountain fire continue to burn parts of riverside county southwest of palm springs. about 6,000 people have been evacuated. 23,000 acres of land have been scorched with 7 homes burned to the ground. u.s. forest service says the fire was caused by people. its under investigation. 6:58. a hot weekend. >> hot in spots away from the immediate coastline. the temperatures will sizzle. even today hot. we are starting out with a nice cool fog early on. enjoy it. it's going to pull back toward coast. temperatures mainly in the 50s outside but by the afternoon, i think we'll see some of those mid-90s showing up in the
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interior valleys. a lot of 70s and 80s, sunny inside the bay. cool 60s at the coastline. next couple of days near triple digits on saturday. that will be the peak of the heat. then coming off toward next week. there are no hot spots in traffic right now. it's quiet. "friday light" for sure if you are heading towards the bay bridge. the metering lights are on but even in the middle lanes barely a delay at all for fastrak users this morning. our other drive times are actually going down especially westbound 580 from the altamont pass and 680. it was backed up this morning. mass transit a great option this morning. we have caltrain and muni reporting no delay. bart systemwide has more than 50 trains all on time and as train good to go as well right on schedule. >> looking good. all right. >> you missed the friday dance, our viewers. that was too bad. >> that was a vta dance. [ laughter ] thanks for watching kpix 5 news this morning. remember your next local update
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is 7:25. "cbs this morning" with charlie rose and the gang coming up next. have a great weekend. captions by: caption colorado good morning to our viewers in the west. it is friday, july 19, 2013. welcome to cbs this morning. a massive wildfire burns just two miles from palms springs. if you're heading east, the heat wave is taking a turn no one suspected. see why an angry police officer leake . and only on "cbs this morning," we talk to a congressman who thought he fathered a love child. the bizarre twist. >> we begin with a look at today's eye opener, your world in 90 seconds. >> when we saw the flames, my heart rate went a little bit further. >> we urge residents to evacuate. >> california wildfires threaten sa


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