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dozens killed. some of the train cars toppled over trapping passengers. a bay area woman shot for being in the wrong place at the wrong time. >> police say the suspects fired directly into the woman's car. you can see the shattered glass still here on fern avenue. >> this is one of our pods. >> a bay area city launches the first pay as you go jail. >> you get cable tv but you don't get a warm cookie on your bed. >> the only thing icould think of was to grab the back and throw the raccoon. >> a man saves his dog from a wild raccoon and the video goes viral. >> it was just one of those things where you care so much about an animal, they are like a family member. >> from across the bay to around the world, the stories that matter on "kpix 5 news this morning. >> it's a double play, nicely turned -- >> good morning, thank god it's friday minuses one. it's thursday, july 25. i'm brian hackney.
frank's off today. >> i'm michelle griego. time now is clock. we like to call it friday junior. >> okay. not bad. >> yeah. wonder how things are going on the road ahead? fog has a lot to do with it you lawrence. >> the clouds have thickened up this morning guys. out over the buy we have a lot of sunshine at this time. patchy fog settling in. cloudy at the coastline. mild temperatures, clear in the interior valleys 50s and 60s right now. by the afternoon mostly sunny skies again the clouds will pull back toward the coast so a very seasonal summer pattern settling in outside as we'll see a whole lot of sunshine into the afternoon. temperatures these numbers just some minor changes for today. looks like we'll see numbers up to 93 degrees in livermore. about 90 in concord. and about 66 degrees in san francisco. more on your weather coming up in a moment. right now let's check the roads with elizabeth. thanks, lawrence. we have had a pretty good commute so far this morning. it's kind of even "summer light" at the bay bridge toll plaza.
still no metering lights. the delays are not bad. it's backed up towards the end of the parking lot obvious in the busiest lanes but once again, the metering lights not turned on. our biggest indicator of when the traffic really starts to jam up approaching the pay gates. let's go out towards the golden gate bridge. once again you can see a lot of fog. this is one of our foggiest spots this morning at least from the view of our traffic cameras. you will see it all the way down 101 heading towards san francisco. and let's go to our maps and show you where there's some overnight roadwork still out there. northbound 680 ignacio to treat they should be picking that up shortly. not much delay an accident on the to the right-hand shoulder but heads up westbound 680 at pinole valley road. crews are cleaning up the scene of a house fire in vacaville. the flames started just before 3:00 this morning on millbrook court. one neighbor captured video of the plane on his cell phone. five people and two dogs escaped the burning home after
neighbors knocked on the door telling them to get out. officials say the flames started on the outside of the house. a woman driving through her neighborhood is gunned down. friends and neighbors say 66- year-old judy salomon was in the wrong place at the wrong time. she was shot and killed a few blocks from home while driving on fern street in oakland's fairfax district yesterday. kpix 5 reporter cate caugiran is at the oakland police department getting the latest on the investigation. cate. >> reporter: police hope beer bottles can help them identify potential suspects in yet another killing. police have not confirmed the woman's identity but neighbors say it was 66 judy salomon. oakland police say yesterday afternoon a woman was driving on fern street in the fairfax neighborhood when she was killed. they said the suspects fired directly into the woman's car and then rolled backward into a second car and crashed. neighbors say she was just a few blocks away from her home when it happened. they say she was well known and weld liked. >> she is just a little old
lady right there, a little frail lady, she loves her dogs and i don't think she would be a target. she is not the target type of person like you have something that people want. >> reporter: this happened yesterday afternoon. neighbors say she was killed less than a mile from where she lived for more than 20 years. though say she was a victim of being at the wrong place at the wrong time caught in the crossfire. live in oakland, cate caugiran, kpix 5. >> there having knee arrests in this case. this is oakland's 56th homicide of the year. video just in within the last hour shows the moment a bullet train in spain derailed. it flies off the tracks at 120 miles an hour splitting in half. investigators are still combing the wreckage. 78 people were killed.
more than 140 injured. and those numbers are expected to rise. >> reporter: a security barrel shows it slam against a wall in northwestern spain. rescuers rushed to the crash that happened just before 9 p.m. wednesday on a curvy stretch of track outside the city of santiago de compostela. it was traveling from madrid. this man said one of the carriages was already over the road that comes out over there. investigators combed through toppled railcars. one was severed in two. [ speaking spanish ] >> reporter: this government official says, there's still no clear reason why the accident happened. a spanish newspaper cited sources close to the investigation as saying the train was traveling more than twice the speed limit. >> this is the worst train accident in spain since 1972 when a train collided with a bus killing dozens and injuring more than 100. >> reporter: the accident happened the night before the start of an annual religious festival that brings tens of thousands to the city. officials cancelled all ceremonies planned for today. the state-owned train operator says it is cooperating with investigators.
early today a team began removing the train cars as they tried to figure out what happened. alfonso van marsh, cbs news, london. >> a bit of an update. the investigators now say they are focusing on the train's engineer. officials say more than 200 people were on board when it derailed. and in florida, another train derailment. this one in tampa led to an ethanol spill. 15 railcars toppled over. firefighters are spraying foam as you can see there on the ethanol to prevent it from catching fire. crews are expected to work through much of the day today to upright the cars. today is the deadline for pg&e to respond to a plan for a record fine from the 2010 san bruno pipeline explosion. the puc wants the utility to pay a $300 million fine that would go to the state. that would be part of a $2.25 billion penalty and most of that money would go for pipeline repairs and upgrades. a long-time tree
maintenance worker in menlo park is facing embezzlement charges. the 51-year-old man juan alvarez of redwood city was arrested yesterday for stealing aboutle is hundred dollars worth of gas from the city's pump. -- $1,800 worth of gas from the pump. he is accused of stealing fuel over 18 months. alvarez was also fired. the man accused of killing two women in the san francisco jewelrymart appeared before a judge yesterday. 23-year-old barry white stood before a judge and the victims' families in a brief court appearance. he was assigned a public defender. police say he shot and stabbed store employees over a price dispute of an item that he previously purchased. family members of the victims were in court to face the accused killer. >> the killer is beyond human to create an act like this. >> what we gonna do? what we gonna do? [ screaming and crying ] >> why he kill me niece, why, why? >> white is due back in court next week to enter a plea.
a group of east bay inmates is paying $155 a night to stay in jail. the jail in fremont is the bay area's first pay as you go jail. it's a standard jail but inmates are paying for the quiet and the smallness of the facility. the $10 million building originally built to house minimum security inmates from the county jail, that never happened so now the city is trying to get a return on their investment. >> what are the costs to government? the costs where appropriate should be borne by the people using the program or facility. >> the jail upgrade is open only to misdemeanor offenders who get a judge's okay. and the first cop car equipped with a license plate reader hit the streets of palo alto this week. four cameras mounted on the roof of the car snap a picture and then scan license plates. the goal is to find stolen vehicles and lost or swiped license plates. law enforcement agencies hailed
the technology but civil rights advocates are concerned about how the data will be used. an oakland city council member could be censured at a special council meeting tonight. desley brooks is accused of interfering with the construction of two recreation centers and hiring people to work for the city before they had required background checks. the city auditor and the alameda county grand jury investigated brooks. despite a "sexting" scandal, anthony weiner is not giving up his run for mayor of new york. earlier this week, weiner apologized for sending sexually explicit messages to a 22-year- old he met online last year. there were laughs at a candidate forum when the moderator asked what social media the mayoral hopeful will use in their campaigns. >> mr. weiner? [ laughter ] [ hooting and whistling ]
>> you're going to say facebook, aren't you? [ laughter ] >> all i can say is delgado, don't ask me. [ laughter ] >> oh, boy. >> our campaign is on twitter. >> looked a little embarrassed. his rivals told crowds at the forum that weiner's latest scandal is a distraction. >> really. it's 10 minutes after 6:00. a motorcycle and car collide narrowly missing a bus. the football star who was able to walk away unscathed. spectacular views of california's coast. the plans to open up a notorious cliffside road to nature lovers and the concerns about safety. >> they know that they are going to have fun. they know that they're going to learn some fundamental basketball skills. >> they wow crowds with their skis on the court and they are teaching some of their tricks to bay area kids. the harlem globetrotters in this week's cool camp. >> can't see many of those spectacular views along the coastline this morning but you can elsewhere in some of the
valleys. the sun just coming up. it's going to be hot in spots. we'll talk about that coming up. >> and 880 in oakland is flowing great with no delay. we are just getting word of a couple new fender-bender throughout the east bay. how it's impacting your travel time. we'll tell you next. ,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
stopped several suspects in bizarre a-t-m theft. a moving van was pulled over shelton road in elk grove -d breaking news out of sacramento county this morning. deputies stopped several suspects in a bizarre atm theft. a moving van was pulled over in elk grove and in the back of the van an atm. it was reportedly taken from a walgreens on sunrise boulevard in rancho cordova. deputies also pulled it over on elk grove boulevard. it's unclear if the cars are related. a florida state football star survives this crash.
after his motorcycle slammed into a lexus in tallahassee, nick o'leary was thrown about 100 feet but walked away from the crash with just cuts and bruises. the lexus driver also was okay. the crash happened last may. but the video of the accident shot from a bus camera was just released to the public. tonight, we'll see what is planned for walkers and bicyclists on the old stretch of highway 1 and devil's slide. san mateo county will show off the plan tonight to transform it into a hiking trail. the new tom lantos tunnels replaced the stretch of the highway. the trail will offering amazing views of the pacific coast but there are safety concerns because of the notoriously dangerous cliff. the county's plan calls for fences along the path. the trail is set to open early next year. let's get an update on traffic from our phi beta kappa reporter elizabeth wenger the most overqualified traffic reporter in the milky way galaxy.
[ laughter ] >> here's the eastshore freeway. there are a few delays right now 13, 24 miles per hour as you approach richmond. there is an accident there. it is blocking an unknown number of lanes so chp is heading to the scene right now. westbound 80 at pinole valley road. there is another accident off to the right-hand shoulder. so we're seeing maybe some brake lights there but the bigger delays are obviously once you get into richmond and then they continue down towards the macarthur maze. so the drive time is in the yellow this morning. 30 minutes on westbound 80 from the carquinez bridge to the maze. westbound 80 as well coming out of the altamont pass seeing your usual backups there but a bright spot is in oakland this morning. northbound 880, 16 minutes between 238 and the macarthur maze. let's go outside for a little bit and show you what's going on at the bay bridge. a whole lot of nothing. "summer light" traffic pattern. i'm not sure where everybody is. think everybody is on vacation because there's no delay and no metering lights. just a few delays in the cash lanes. we are seeing a lot of fog in
our traffic cameras this morning. to get your latest forecast, here's lawrence. >> we have a lot of clouds outside and very thick approaching the coastline. interior valleys clear, mild numbers most of the numbers in the 50s and 60s. out the door we are starting with fog but by the afternoon a whole lot of sunshine kicking in and we'll see temperatures soaring probably a weather repeat for today. some of the numbers inland getting hot up in the mid-90s but changes in store for the weekend. right now high pressure remains in place. some of the monsoonal clouds sweeping up over the sierra nevada. still a chance of some thunderstorms there but eventually, this low is going to approach the coastline tomorrow and that will bring with it some more low clouds and fog and usher in some cooler temperatures. but seasonal weather for today. looking very nice as we head toward the afternoon although getting hot in the central valley, 100 in sacramento, 103 in fresno, into the monterey bay partly cloudy skies this afternoon, 67 degrees. around the bay today, you will see those temperatures running in the 80s into san jose, mid- 90s into morgan hill. 77 in fremont.
and 84 degrees in palo alto. expect about 91 on the hot side in dublin today. 93 in livermore. about 91 in walnut creek. and about 88 degrees in the napa valley where the oakland raiders are reporting for football camp! yeah, how about that! it's that time of year already. temperatures in the 60s and 70s inside the bay. and then over the next couple of days we are going to watch those temperatures cooling down as the low approaches the coastline. patchy fog will thicken up a bit but before that we are going to warm things up next week. >> thank you. the harlem globetrotters have been around 85 years and played all over the world. for them there is no off season. their basketball camps teach kids some of their moves and also life skills. we think that's pretty cool. reporter: at a "24 hour fitness" in san ramon, kids are on the basketball court learning drills, skills and because their teachers are harlem globetrotters, some thrills. >> they know that they're going to have fun.
they know that they're going to learn some fundamental basketball skills as well as get a chance to see some of our cool tricks. >> everybody is really nice. bull and buckets are really funny. >> reporter: during the season bull and buckets travel around the world wowing millions of fans. but in the summer they teach what they learn on the road. >> so far i've learned how to dribble and learn how to do stretches and how to shoot. >> reporter: and in between the dribbling, passing and layups, the kids are learning how to act off the court. >> teaches you sportsmanship and to be respectful and responsible. >> reporter: it's life lessons and most of all fun. so much fun, i had to learn the globetrotters' most popular trick. >> all you need is one finger. >> reporter: one finger? >> yes. >> reporter: okay. >> step over here. >> reporter: all right. >> don't look at the ball. look at the camera. >> reporter: look at the camera? why can't i look at the ball? >> because it will fall off. >> reporter: it's on my nail. >> now look at the ball. see, it's going to fall off.
>> reporter: why does it do that? >> you're concentrating on the ball. >> that was great. >> apparently you can't concentrate on it -- >> but i think you have a future? >> really. >> if they could just teach you to be 6'8". >> bull was 6'5" and he was one of the shorter ones. >> you did pretty good. >> about five feet. [ laughter ] what is cool about your school or summer camp? submit your nomination on our website, kpix.com/coolschool. and we may come and feature your school on the show. san francisco's transbay transit center sitting in a major financial hole. how skyrocketing costs could threaten a key part of that project. >> and i'm dennis o'donnell. what forced a baseball player to tears tonight and the giants look anything but a defending world champion coming up next. ,,,, goodnight.
six days from now the major league trade deadline will be at hand and from the looks of things, the giants might be sellers instead of buyers. kirk reeter might get a call from brian sabean if things keep going the way they are. chad gaudin allowed one run in his last two starts but that ended last night against the reds. phillips knocked one into right. pence and blanco miss play it. giants lose 8-3. they are 7.5 games behind the dodgers now in the west. as keep rolling against the astros. oakland down a run in the 7th. delco he could goes downtown to put the as ahead 4-3. they have won 11 of 12 against houston. they remain 3 up against texas. rough night for tim hudson. eric young stepped on his foot on a play at first base. he broke his ankle and is out for the season. young left the field in tears. hudson was 8-7 this season. team usa's record winning streak is 10 games. gold cup semifinals in cowboys stadium.
landon donovan scores two goals and team usa beat honduras 3-1 so they will face panama in the finals on sunday. that's it. i'm dennis o'donnell. see you tonight. we go to boston's fenway park for our play of the day. bottom of the 4th and it looks like a hit up the middle but here's tampa bay's escobar who gets to the ball flips it out of his glove behind his back. >> wow. >> there you go. >> double play. the rays won 5-1 and pull within half a game of the league leading red sox. get a specific walk based on -- get a specific warrant on probably cause or stay out of our lives. >> a showdown over snooping. a divided house debates on just how far the government can go to spy on americans. >> a man saves his dog from a raccoon with his bare hands. now he tells us what in the world he was thinking. >> reporter: another bart strike could be only a week and a half away.
been behind the derailment killed anne liv new video shows the moment a train hurtled around a curve and split in half. what may have been behind the derailment that killed dozens in spain. >> the threat of another bart strike has transit officials scrambling to come up with a backup plan. this time for commuters it could be even worse. >> fog looking thick around parts of the bay area. sunshine for others. some hot temperatures on the way. we'll talk about that coming up. >> and we are already seeing some very big delays right now
in richmond. there was a multicar crash. how far the backups are, we'll let you know coming up. good morning. it's thursday, july 25. i'm michelle griego. >> i'm brian hackney. frank is off this week. time now 6:30 straight up. developing news, this video just in within the last hour shows the moment a bullet train in spain derailed. watch as it speeds around a corner going about 120 miles an hour and then flies off the tracks. the train split in half. the accident happened at 8:42 p.m. wednesday evening spain time. investigators this morning are still literally picking up the pieces and looking for survivors. 78 people were killed. more than 140 are injured. and those numbers are expected to rise. time is ticking. we have less than a week and a half until bart could go on strike again. bart workers say they will walk off the job august 4 if they don't see a new contract. experts warn if bart employees do strike again, things could be much worse. there could be even longer lines for buses and ferries
this time around. and that has hundreds of thousands of riders already on edge. kpix 5 reporter anne makovec is live at the embarcadero bart station in san francisco with more on that. anne. >> reporter: this is looking like a real possibility again,believe it or not, and that news is not going over well at stations like the embarcadero bart station here behind me especially with the mornings that we are getting -- especially with the warnings we are getting now that the backup, the commute nightmare could be worse from what we saw a few weeks ago. bay area transit leaders are trying to come up with a plan to deal with this strike. these are pictures from the last one in early july. so far, it looks like we could see a repeat. bart bus shuttles, extra ac transit buses, and additional ferries trying to pick up the slack. the only real changes this time around, get this, one extra ferry and one extra bus shuttle from concord. that would mean hundreds of thousands of commuters stuck in
traffic again and waiting for a bus ride home. that leaves a lot of people here very frustrated. >> some people work on a job site for many, many years. don't get no benefits, nothing. they get everything! >> i think we need to know who is withholding service because of concerns because, frankly, leaving tens of thousands of riders without transportation is not an acceptable response. >> reporter: that's not the question. why not try to beef up the backup plan? other transit unions, transportation officials are afraid other unions could get upset if they have to work harder to pick up the slack and they are afraid there could be a domino effect. now, another reason this strike could be worse is because last time there was a strike, it was the 4th of july week, a holiday week. the commute was much lighter. so with more people on the roads, the backups would be
worse. >> could be bad, anne. so how are the negotiations going between bart and the unions? >> reporter: there's a gag order on all of the negotiations. but from what we have heard, what has been leaked out of the closed-door meetings, not looking good. the two sides are far apart. >> thank you. the highly anticipated transbay transit center in san francisco is digging a bigger hole than it thought at least when it comes to cost. the project is now $300 million over budget according to bay area transportation officials. the cost overrun comes from a structural steel contract that came in over budget. so money is being borrowed from the second phase of the project, which is the downtown extension. this now poses a greater challenge to find funding for the second phase. 33 minutes after 6:00 on this thursday morning. we are going to get a check on the latest foggy weather forecast. >> yes. weather repeat for today. if you liked yesterday, you will love today, very similar
weather starting out with low clouds and fog inside the bay and at the coastline. a little dense as you approach the beaches. but we have some sunshine for you and a beautiful sunrise from our mount vaca cam. some of the high monsoonal clouds there in the distance. over the bay we have thick fog. the bay bridge covered up in the fog early on this morning. i think by the afternoon you will see plenty of sunshine there though. temperatures in the 50s and the mild 60s inland already. by the afternoon these numbers are going to warm up nicely. in fact hot in morgan hill at 94. 86 and sunny in san jose. you see those temperatures in the east bay into the 90s in many places and inside the bay it will be comfortable, lots of sunshine in oakland today, about 74 degrees. time for traffic. for that we head to elizabeth. >> and outside right now, we are definitely seeing some delays. if you are coming down the eastshore freeway it's that westbound 80 commute, we'll zoom on in towards that. there was an accident just cleared to the right-hand shoulder. it's approaching carlson boulevard. but look at all that residual backup. it is jammed solid it looks like almost from pinole straight into richmond. once you get past the accident
scene, then it looks like speeds improve. but the drive time is up to a half hour on westbound 80 from the carquinez bridge to the maze. also starting to see a lot of brake lights as well coming through the altamont pass. that's just your usual stuff. let's go outside show you the bay bridge toll plaza. the metering lights are on at 6:09. still the delays not too bad. the middle lanes are the ones filling up now. backed up towards the overcrossing. that's a check of traffic. back to you. friends and neighbors say 66-year-old judy salomon was in the wrong place at the wrong time when she was shot a few blocks from her home. she was killed while driving her car on fern street in oakland's fairfax district yesterday. oakland police say the suspects fired directly into salomon's car and it rolled backward into a second car and crashed. neighbors say she was just a few blocks from home when it happened. they believe she was caught in a crossfire. >> she pretty much stayed much to herself, her family was her
dogs and her cats. she really loved animals. she had an animal in the car. she was a pet sitter. >> there is no information about suspects in the murder but there is a reward to help solve the case. and in san jose, a 62-year- old woman has become that city's 30th murder victim this year. police think she was assaulted in her part before she was killed. police won't say how she died. neighbors say another woman had been living with the victim until monday and had stolen items from her. the city college of san francisco is on a deadline. they have just a year to prove to the accrediting commission that it's worthy to continue operating. college officials are working to get things in line. they have already instituted paycuts, closed campuses and built a new administrative building. today san francisco assemblyman phil king will hold a news conference with the college's board of trustees in hopes of getting the school on track. president obama's road trip
takes him to florida today. he was in illinois and missouri yesterday. he says he is trying to focus attention on the economy after what he calls distractions like the irs and nsa. >> appealing obamacare and cutting spending is not an economic plan. this moment does not require short-term thinking. it does not require having the same old stale debates. our focus has to be on the basic economic issues that matter most to you, the people we represent. >> the most recent poll shows 49% of americans disapprove of how president obama is handling the country. 45% approve. the most recent poll shows 49% of americans disapprove as we just said. and 45% approve of his work. the cbs survey also shows 61% think the economy is in bad shape. and it looks like student loan rates will be going back down. the u.s. senate passed a bill
to cut loan rates for this fill similar to a bill the house passed. it will link student loans to the financial markets. the president saves it's a victory for students. the nsa surveillance program survived a close vote on capitol hill. the house voted last night to continue collecting americans' phone records in the fight against terrorism. the vote was 217-205. so it's close. against an amendment to the defense bill. opponents of the amendment said that the surveillance program is intended to keep america safe from terrorism. supporters say it's an invasion of privacy. >> rein in government invasion, no more dragnet operations. get a specific warrant based on probable cause or stay out of our lives! >> if it passed, the nsa would have been required to identify specific targets before collecting data. the man who leaked information about the nsa surveillance program remains in a holding pattern inside this
moscow airport today. edward snowden's lawyer said russian immigration authorities are still reviewing his request for asylum. the obama administration is again telling russia, snowden should be returned to the u.s. to face spying charges. o.j. simpson will be back inside a courtroom today fighting for his freedom. he is looking to get out of a nevada prison where he has been serving time for kidnapping and armed robbery. he was convicted in 2008 for robbing two sports memorabilia dealers in las vegas. if he is granted parole, that will only cover the kidnapping charge. he would still need to stay in jail for the robbery charges. 6:39 on your thursday morning. two scandals, too many. how women gave anthony weiner the cold shoulder at a campaign event. >> a bear walked into a bar and this isn't the start of a bad joke. how the 300-pound guest snuck in without even being noticed. >> and the market just opened about 10 minutes ago. a quick check on the early number shows things are down.
sexting scandal. several women gave him the shoulder when he tried to address women turned their backs on former congressman anthony weiner to protest his latest "sexting" scandal. several women gave him the cold shoulder when he tried to address a public hearing yesterday. i feltier this week he apologized -- earlier this week he apologized for sending vulgar messages to a 22-year- old woman he met online last year. weiner refuses to drop out of the mayor's race in new york. in san diego two more women have come forward accusing mayor bob filner of sexual harassment. school district psychologist morgan rose claims he repeatedly tried to kiss her
during a business meeting in 2009. another staffer says she was the target of an unwelcome advance at a 2005 fundraiser. >> i think there's a pattern of behavior here and i think that someone of strong moral character would realize that the implications are that the city is -- is in turmoil and that the only proper response would be to step down. >> filner is resisting calls to resign. another former staff member is already suing him. and joe tuman is running again for mayor of oakland. the election isn't until november of next year. but tuman says he learn last time that starting early is important. the san francisco state professor and former kpix 5 political analyst finished fourth in that race in 2010. he says public safety is the city's biggest issue and he respects mayor jean quan, who you see here, but he says that she has had her chance. >> this is not personal with jean, and i think she works
very hard. but i think what's required in this situation is arresting what is basically a city in freefall. >> long-time city councilman larry reid says he is strongly considering a run. other potential candidates include port commissioner brian parker and neighborhood activist patrick mccullough. quan has not yet officially announced her candidacy for re- election. the golden state warriors plan for a new waterfront arena in san francisco has hit a snag. the building planned on piers 30 and 32 was already going to be expensive. now it turns out it could cost up to $150 million to fix the piers. it was originally estimated at $70 million. add that to a $700 million arena and now you're talking about a $1 billion project. it's not the costs that has some worried, it's the added traffic on the already congestion embarcadero. there is a massive development at mission rock and high-rise
buildings and city leaders are looking into the issue. >> it could be a series of events that happen at the same time 50 times, 100 times a year. what we're doing now is we're actually looking 25 years out in the future. >> stadium park something another big concern. the team is trying to get access to the downtown parking garages so if you buy a ticket and you plan to drive, the added cost of parking would include an assigned spot in a downtown garage. facebook stock is getting closer to its ipo price from last year. >> and there's a good reason for that. explaining it all is kcbs radio's financial reporter jason brooks. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, brian. good morning, michelle. lots of likes for facebook on wall street today. the company finally showing that it can make a lot of money. it turned a loss from a year earlier into a profit of $333 million. revenue up more than 50%. and over $1.8 billion. easily topping expectations and a key for facebook, in the eyes of investors, is that its mobile advertising revenue surged higher and a number of
analysts say this is proof that you can make money from mobile advertising. all sorts of price hikes, the stock is soaring. let's check the number. facebook's shares up 25% at over $3 3. first time over $30 for the stock since january. it has yet to touch its first day of trading price over $38 in may of last year. facebook stocks certainly on the rise today. couple of key economic reports out. the labor department says that first time weekly unemployment claims rose by $7,000 to $343,000 but that came after a drop the prior week. the four-week average down to 345,000. the commerce department says durable goods orders rose over 4% in june mainly due to big orders for boeing at the paris airshow. the stock market is mixed, dow down 61, nasdaq up 2 thanks to facebook, s&p down 3 points.
back to you. >> thank you. in other news, google is attempting to embed itself into living rooms around the country with its tiny usb stick. the chromecast allows people to view and listen to web content on tvs. it costs $35. the mountain view-based company is following in the footsteps of apple and microsoft in the race to stream online content on television. right now, pope francis is continuing his tour in brazil today. this is a live picture. he is headed to visit a slum to meet the poor. following that visit, he is expected to address upwards of one million young roman catholics for "world youth day." it's a week-long festival for young catholics. pope francis is known as the people's pope. he insists on reaching out to large crowds and staying close to the people. former president george h.w. bush is stepping out with a new hairdo -- or lack thereof. >> yeah. take a look. he shaved his head in support of 2-year-old patrick there that you see with him.
both of them with matching shaved heads. patrick is the son of one of mr. bush's security team. his colleagues shaved off their hair last week to show support for patrick. the bush family themselves lost their second child to leukemia 60 years ago. bill clinton actually texted or tweeted, looking good, 41. and he does. now that we know the royal baby's name is george, the christening is up prince george of cambridge's god parents. prince harry and kate's sister are sure to be included. they will return from their summer vacation in scotland. >> we'll be hearing about this baby for a long time. >> i think we will. now the man whose life was changed weather he saw lightning strike a garbage can. >> that is true. here i am today because of that! >> what happened? >> huge thunderstorm in the salinas valley growing up as a
kid 7.5 years old struck a garbage can and that was it for me. loved weather ever since. low clouds and fog hugging the coastline. thick stuff sliding inside the bay but we are going to see a lot of sunshine coming our way, as well. we are going to be out at the gilroy garlic festival live tomorrow doing the weather there. if you haven't seen the chefs, they are cooking up great food. it should be a great time to check out the garlic festival. temperatures in the its. sunshine away from the -- temperatures in the 80s. sunshine away from the near coastline. near weather repeat today in the afternoon but changes over the weekend. high pressure still holding in place bringing us lots of sunshine but this low is going to start scooting in our direction toward tomorrow. that will bring temperatures down. seasonal numbers around the bay area for today. low clouds and fog pulling back toward the coast as we head throughout the morning hours. low clouds and fog at the beaches the better part of the
day, but the bay and valleys nice. these temperatures in the 80s in the south bay, 90s toward morgan hill, 70s in hayward and a lot of 90s in the east bay and then inside the bay we'll keep those temperatures in the 60s and some 70s in toward oakland. next couple of days we'll cool down slightly just below average then warm up toward the middle of next week. let's check the roads with elizabeth. thanks, lawrence. it's still a mess unfortunately if you are coming down the eastshore freeway. it's all in richmond. westbound 80 right there by carlson boulevard exit. an accident creating delays from hilton past the accident scene to about gilman. right now the drive time is more than a half hour on westbound 80 from the carquinez bridge to the maze. our good spot is 880 through oakland. and westbound 80 through the altamont pass and 680 obviously a little sluggish. we'll take you where you can see flying over the wind turbines all the way past vasco now. we are seeing those delays and
then things improve as you go closer towards hacienda. bart, muni, caltrain and ace no delays. outside here's a live look at the bay bridge. it's been exceptionally quiet today. i'm not sure where everybody is except maybe stuck in a backup on the eastshore freeway. that might be helping the commute approaching the toll plaza. metering lights are on. and giving a quick shoutout to edgar, he is live in the south bay 101 at trimble where things are flowing nicely. that's traffic. back to you. a wild rescue played out in san francisco when a raccoon attacked a dog and the owner came to the rescue. the raccoon going after the labradoodle you can see at the foot of the stairs. the labradoodle named coaster. suddenly the dog's owner throws the raccoon down a flight of stairs. it happened this weekend and that video already has more than 6 million hits on youtube.
>> and then i just grabbed him right here and then just had to get rid of him and threw him down the stairs. the raccoon was fine. just jumped over and flopped over and ran out the gate. >> that's a dangerous thing to do because those racoons are tough. toaster the dog is fine. the raccoon is okay. the dog is nursing a couple of bites and scratches. and still on the animal beat, a bear walks into a bar. [ pause ] [ laughter ] >> yes. >> the bartender says why the big paws? [ laughter ] >> it's not a joke really. most of the patrons from the bar in estes park, colorado, missed the 6'3" 100-plus pound bear. it wandered straight to the back of the joint and then up the middle of the bar before walking back out the front door. and the people seemed oblivious to it. the bartenders are now offering shots in honor of the thirsty visitor. >> they were drinking too many shots, that's why they didn't see the bear. >> that would be a good explanation. >> yes. reporter: another bart strike could be just a week and
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a devastating train crash in spain i'm anne makovec live in san francisco and commuters here at the embarcadero bart station have the threat of another bart strike hanging over their heads. the deadline for them to come up with some sort of deal here is august 4. that is a week and a half away. and if there's another strike it could be even more painful this time around. bay area transit leaders are trying to come up with the plan to deal with the strike. these are pictures of the last one in early july. bart bus shuttles, extra ac transit buses and additional ferries will be trying to pick
up the slack again. the only real changes this time around, one extra ferry, yeah, one, extra ferry and a bus shuttle from concord, that is the backup plan right now. so the question is, why not try to beef that plan up? the people in charge of some of the other agencies are afraid other transit unions could get upset if they have to pick up the slack. also, last time around, it was a holiday week. it was the week of july 4th. if this happens again, there will be more commuters on the roads making it possibly much worse. the negotiations not going well. but we'll see what happens a week and a half from now. live in of is, anne makovec, kpix 5. a devastating train crash in spain is caught on video. the train sped around the corner going about 120 miles an hour more than twice the speed limit. it flew off the tracks and split into pieces. 78 people were killed, more than 140 injured. taking a live look at the wreckage there, you can see that crews are still combing
through the wreckage this morning. officials say more than 200 people were on board when it derailed. and taking one last check of traffic this morning, down the eastshore freeway, westbound 80 is the slowest drive time right now. it's our biggest problem spot all because of an earlier crash at carleton jammed solid to pinole. sluggish for silicon valley commuters westbound 37. the san mateo bridge bridge commute quiet. >> we have fog out there, as well. you can see that in liz's traffic shot. we have more gray skies around the bay area now. 50s and mild 60s. some sunshine in the valleys already. by the afternoon, plenty of sunshine. 90s inland, 70s and 80s around the bay, 60s coastside. next couple of days, starting to cool down into the weekend, maybe even a little bit below average. >> thank you for the lawrence and liz report and thank you for coming by kpix 5 news this morning. really appreciate you tuning in. your next local update is 7:25. >> "cbs this morning" is coming up next. have a great day. captions by: caption colorado email@example.com
good morning to our viewers in the west. it is thursday, july 25th, 2013. welcome to "cbs this morning." chilling video of a high-speed rail disaster in spain. dozens are dead. americans are hurt. plus, new twists in the anthony weiner sexting scandal. >> a rare look inside north korea on a major anniversary. seth doan reports from the communist country. and we're on the road to show you the massive speed trap cutting across the west. we begin this morning with a look at today's eye opener, your world in 90 seconds. >> with this endless parade of phone yyscandal, washington's taking its eye off the ball. >> prent