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i'm michelle griego. >> i'm brian hackney. mr. mallicoat is sleeping peacefully at this hour. >> let's hope. >> let's hope so anyway. it's time for weather and traffic. we'll begin with traffic first. elizabeth. nevermind. >> you don't look like elizabeth. >> that's not me. >> weather first. we have low clouds and fog onshore this morning. a strong sea breeze kicking in so that means we are looking at the coolest day of the week on this monday. outside temperatures in the 50s right now. the winds gusting to over 30 miles per hour in fairfield. so you have a strong onshore breeze and that means we are going to keep the clouds in place for quite a while this morning. southeast at 11 into san jose. southwest at 8:00 in san francisco. in through the delta stronger to 26 right now sustained into fairfield. so you're going to see that strong onshore breeze today. that means low clouds and fog going to linger a bit longer and these temperatures going to stay way down on average usually in the upper 80s inland. today well below average about 79 degrees in livermore.
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70 in santa rosa. and about 60 degrees in san francisco. those numbers running a good 6 to 13 degrees below average, liz. >> i know. it's going to be chilly in san francisco. all right. thank you, lawrence. so first, we got a new accident. this is in san francisco heading out of san francisco on southbound 101. right by the 280 interchange at least one lane is blocked right now. we are just beginning to see some slowing on our sensors so a heads up in that area. otherwise mass transit like i said we have five- to ten- minute delays on the richmond line into san francisco and fremont. some ongoing power issue they had yesterday. five- to ten-minute delays just on the richmond line. muni, caltrain and ferries are all so far on schedule. and your east bay drive times are also in the clear including the altamont pass and the eastshore freeway. one week from today the bay area could be experiencing
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another bart strike. and the if the unions and management don't agree by sunday night, bart workers will walk off the job. kpix 5 reporter cate caugiran reports about the numbers and the key issues. >> reporter: a new report from the san jose "mercury news" shows that bart employees already make more money than any of their peers. it says the average bart union worker made more than $76,000 last year. the top paid train operator grossed more than $155,000 and bart's best paid janitor made almost $83,000. this new information comes less than a week from the negotiating deadline. if an agreement can't be met, he would could see another strike and for riders this means more commuter chaos. both sides are expected to go back to the table tomorrow and the clock is ticking. >> these people make very, very good money. if it's truly just about wages a lot of people would bend over
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backwards to get some of those jobs. >> bart workers haven't had a raise in four years and if you look at the revenue flows of bart they have increased. >> reporter: some of the figures on the "mercury news" are based on high levels of overtime and cashing out paid time off as well as ballooning worker salaries in management. so far the two sides have made progress on smaller issues about have yet to address the major sticking points. live in san francisco, cate caugiran, kpix 5. >> the san jose "mercury news" reports that bart's average employee makes about $30,000 more than transit workers in los angeles and about $10,000 more than muni operators. starting today oakland commuters will have to pay more to pay at bart stations -- more to park at bart stations. parking fees are going up at macarthur and the west oakland stations. the new price at macarthur is $1.50 a day. $5.50 at west oakland. fees at our lots went up earlier this month. new this morning, one person was killed when this red
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car flipped and landed on railroad tracks. it happened on westbound interstate 580 at about 10:15 last night. the chp says a car went off the road at the bayview avenue on- ramp. officers have been on the scene overnight to try to determine how the accident happened. one person was rushed to the hospital with life- threatening injuries after a the shooting in san francisco. it happened just before 7:00 last night at geary boulevard and 29th avenue. investigators say before the gunfire, the victim got into an argument with another person in the car. the car was left with a shattered window and two bullet holes. the suspects got away. and a home depot security guard is shot in hayward. police say a shoplifter shot the guard in the shoulder and pistol-whipped another guard at the store on hesperian boulevard. police say the guards had approached the man after seeing him try to steal some tools. the man ran off. new details in one of the deaths in this month's plane crash at the san francisco airport. according to the "chronicle," at least four firefighters see
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ye meng yuan on the ground before she was struck and killed by a fire truck. the newspaper says two of san francisco's firefighters thought the girl was already dead. it still isn't clear how she ended up on the ground in front of the plane's wings. the plane crash forced a rule change for some pilots landing at sfo. sue kwon joins us live from the airport where foreign pilots are now required to use gps systems. that's what all about, sue? >> reporter: i didn't even know that there's an actual gps system on sfo's runways and today, all of those foreign pilots are being told to use it. that is because of concern that pilots on foreign carriers may not be as familiar with touching down hiramanually using just cockpit instruments. foreign pilots have made an unusual number of go around or aborted landings according to the faa and published in the "chronicle"." there is after
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the crash of asiana flight 214. one aviation enthusiast caught one of those go around just this weekend. >> as they are approaching with the runways together the larger plane passed it and they told the skywest to abort and go around. >> reporter: this is the solution until another instrument known as a glide slope indicator is available in late august. brian, people may have heard that this was down since june on construction on the runways and was not in operation on the day of asiana flight 214's crash. >> thank you, sue. a major drug bust uncovered more than $2 million worth of pot from a boat in santa cruz. saturday morning a lifeguard came across the boat with almost 1200 pounds of marijuana. multiple law enforcement agencies stepped in and arrested four people. they say smugglers have
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recently gotten better moving large amounts of drugs. >> drug traffic organizations are increasingly brazen. they are operating in daylight hours, utilizing popular beaches as drug drop-off points. >> there have been other sightings and busts recently along the central coast. it's too soon to tell if they are related. crowds went crazy during the u.s. open of surfing in huntington beach. [ yelling ] >> they knocked over porta- potties, smashed windows, fights near the beach and in the downtown area. police called for backup when they couldn't break up the crowd. >> really started when a ketchup bottle came from the top story of a bar, exploded, kid didn't know what to do with it, threw it into the crowd, couple more fights broke out. that's when the cops came. and then everything went mayhem from there. >> officers in riot gear fired pepper balls at the rioters and arrested 8 people. millions of americans on
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both sides of the country are cleaning up after powerful weekend storms. in some places, the nasty weather caused significant damage. and as ann marie green tells us, some of the results are deadly. >> reporter: a slow-moving storm system left parts of north carolina under several inches of water. last night, emergency workers rescued two men whose boat flipped over in a flooded creek. more than a dozen other people were pulled from rushing waters in the western part of the state over the weekend. two people did not survive. officials in caldwell county say a 48-year-old man and 10- year-old girl were swept away by the currents after entering a creek. >> this kind of water here right now with the current the way it is is what they were trying to swim in yesterday. just like that. >> reporter: philadelphia saw record rainfall on sunday. more than 8" fell in the city. sections of philadelphia international airport lost power causing some flights to
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be delayed. a strong thunderstorm saturday night is believed to have played a role in a deadly helicopter crash in northeastern pennsylvania. five people including a child were killed when the chopper went down about 30 miles west of scranton. >> anytime weather becomes a factor, you're messing with disaster. >> reporter: heavy rains also pounded the southwest. in arizona, a tour bus carrying 33 people was knocked over and washed away by flash floodwaters. no one was hurt but the passengers were forced to climb out of the bus's window and parts of las vegas were under flash flood warnings as nearly 2" of rain fell in about an hour. ann marie green, cbs news, new york. tropical storm flossie is expected to bring high surf strong winds and heavy rain to hawaii today. the governor has issued an emergency proclamation ahead of the storm. yesterday, people stocked up on eye sensings like water -- essentials like water, batteries and gasoline. boat owners are preparing for big tide changes trying to make
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sure their vessels are secure now. 9 minutes after 5:00. coming up burned-out cars and piles of debris. but this was no accident scene. the roll hollywood played in this mess. plus -- >> we didn't know if it was going to be a safe landing or a terrible landing. >> what forced a flight to make an emergency landing. >> tragedy on the hudson. what we are learning about a deadly boat crash that killed a bride. >> strong sea breeze, low clouds and fog in the bay area temperatures going to be the coolest of the week. we'll talk about that coming up. >> and this car fire sparking a small brush fire northbound 280 by the 10th. the latest on the commute coming up. ,,,,,, [ slurps ]
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more than 160 passengers and crewmembers slid down inflae chutes... after the "allegit air" flight made a tense moments and no major injuries as a passenger plane made an emergency landing in georgia. more than 160 passenger and crew slid down inflatable chutes after the flight made an unplanned landing in albany, georgia. the plane was going from cedar rapids iowa to st. petersburg, florida last night. there was a report of fire in the plane's cargo department. >> not knowing what was going to happen next, we didn't know if it was going to be a safe landing or a horrendous landing. we didn't know where we were going down. >> southwest georgia regional airport is a smaller facility
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so it was closed at the time with nobody in the control tower. the city emergency crews responded to the scene. a steamboat crash in new york killed a bride-to-be and the best man. they were thrown from a steamboat that collided with a barge 30 miles north of new york city. the wedding was supposed to be in two weeks. >> they knew each other since 10 years old at -- they used to go to mass together and they have been friends through the whole time and they fell in love about 3.5 years ago. >> 6 people were aboard the 21- foot speedboat when it crashed. the driver is facing vehicular manslaughter charges. investigators are trying to learn if the barge they hit was properly lit. all right. time for an update on the road ahead this early monday morning. let's see what's happening. >> even at 5:14 this morning we already have a couple of things going on. san jose northbound 280 there was an earlier car fire sparked a small brush fire.
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now crews are out there. northbound 280 by 10th. so again we have been watching our sensors kind of turn to yellow in that area. still may be a few brake lights. also in san francisco a slight location change southbound 101 at cesar chavez an injury accident blocking a lane and it is a little sluggish out of san francisco right now on 101. also, bart has these continuing problems. some power issues unresolved yesterday. it's on the richmond line in the san francisco and fremont direction. so right now they are saying about five- to ten-minute delays. all other trains are on time. muni, caltrain and your ferries also reporting no delays so far this morning. let's take outside. we have our photographer this morning live in the south bay 101 near the trimble exit. as you can see, headlights and taillights between san jose and santa clara so far moving at top speeds. at the bay bridge earlier delays in the far left cash lanes, but right now it looks like they are good to go,
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cleared out. overnight roadwork is still there on the lower deck. on the nimitz, 880 in oakland, it is a smooth trip past the coliseum. there was some roadwork between san leandro and hayward but that's gone. so that is your latest "timesaver traffic." a check of the roads. for a check of your forecast before you head outside, here's lawrence. >> today the coolest day of the week. these temperatures going to be running well below the average for this time of year. low clouds and fog sweeping onshore right now. a strong sea breeze in through the bay and the valleys too. temperatures now mainly in the 50s. some clouds maybe some drizzle at the coastline. clouds likely to linger toward the beaches today. highs there generally in the upper 50s to low 60s inside the bay a lot of 60s. it's going to be breezy through the golden gate. and highs in the interior valleys 70s maybe some low 80s on the warm end and that is all. we have a trough of low pressure that's hanging out along the west coast that's ushering in a stronger sea breeze today and after today it looks like it will begin to improve but today likely the
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coolest day of the week and then high pressure going to start to slowly build back in and temperatures warming up. you have plans to go to hawaii on a vacation? guess what, we have a tropical storm out there. it's flossie and it's headed toward the big island right now. sustained winds of 50 miles per hour. gusting to 65. and well, looks like it is going to come onshore. the forecast takes it across the big island today and then it will push south of the islands but yeah the swells are going to be up big-time so if you are going there, be careful. temperatures a lot of 60s and 70s around the bay today. maybe some of the warmest interior valleys topping out in the low 80s. after that warming up. temperatures creeping up a little bit but staying below average for the better part of this week. then by this next weekend maybe we'll see a couple of low 90s in the warmest spots inland but staying cool at the coastline all week long. >> flossie doesn't look like it's going to be a hurricane. >> doesn't look like it will go to hurricane strength. but it may change some people's
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vacation plans. new zealand racing team is going to the finals after beating luna rosa yesterday in the final meeting of the challenger cup trial in san francisco. they got enough points to advance to the louis vuitton cup final. they said they will use the extra time to fix up the 72- foot catamaran. >> if we can get on through, we'll have more race time under our belts, but we also have a fairly large amount of work to do to our boat. a lot of changes and modifications to hopefully improve the performance and, you know, it obviously takes time. >> the italians now face the swedish team in the semis starting on august 6. the louis vuitton cup finals starts on the 17th. the winner of that race will face oracle team usa. the "rise of the planet of
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platform and plunging quickly into the water. teams were judged by how far they flew and creativity and art industry. hundreds of spectators watched the flugtag contest. people just jump in, too. good morning, with the texas rangers mired in a huge slump now the as are beginning to run away in the american league west. the sun was the as ally yesterday. they erased a 5-0 deficit. down 5-4. yoenis cespedes ended up in the air, nobody could find it. and we got a tie game at 5. then steven bolt hit another one, hamilton collides with trout. as win 10-6. they lead the west by 6 games. tim lincecum struck out 10 but his 109th pitch of the afternoon did him in. a deep shot to left. giants can't hit. no sugar-coating that. only three runs in the series combined against the cubs with
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a runner at third. gregor blanco popped out to end it. cubs sweep the giants. bank of the west final [ non-english language ] beat [ non-english language ] to capture the crowd. >> united states wins the gold crown. the americans' first since 2007 they beat panama 1-nil. somehow some way vern glenn talked management into going to washington, d.c. to cover the giants at the white house. we'll have that story coming up tonight in our 6:00 news. have a great day. >> and we wish you the best of luck. play of the day from the links of the canadian open in oaklandville, ontario. mark wilson with an impressive shot from the rough. it lifts, glides and arcs and strikes the pole. amazing. it goes in. hit the pin for an eagle but it was brandt snedeker who won the tournament after all. >> nice there, though. 5:24. coming up, path to peace.
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talks resume today between israelis and palestinians. is there a real hope for a solution? >> reporter: bart and its unions are a week away from their negotiation deadline. we'll tell you where both sides stand and the new information on how much employees really make. ,,,,,,,,,,,,
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but it appears the traffic is moving better southbound 101 into san francisco. i'll have more traffic coming up. >> well, hello, hi, welcome back. at 29 minutes after 4:00, monday, july 29th. i'm brian hackney. frank is still off this morning. >> i'm michelle griego. time now is 5:29. one week from today, the bay area could be dealing with another bart strike. a temporary contract extension runs out sunday night and a strike could begin as soon as monday if there's no deal. kpix 5 reporter cate caugiran joins us now from san francisco with new numbers on how much bart workers make. cate. >> reporter: michelle, so far bart tells us they have made progress on smaller issues but they are no closer to a deal than they were this time last week. a major sticking point salary pension, health benefits and safety have not been addressed. seiu local 1021 says they won't be able to until bart's chief negotiator gets back from vacation. meanwhile as you mentioned a new report from the san jose
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"mercury news" shows bart workers already make more money than any of their peers. it says the average bart union workers made more than $76,000 last year, the top paid train operator grossed more than $155,000 and bart's best paid janitor makes about $83,000. the union says their pay is fair however, the public is losing patience if the sides don't reach an agreement by sunday the bay area could see another strike this time next week. now, both bart and the two unions will be back at the bargaining table tomorrow. reporting live in san francisco, cate caugiran, kpix 5. >> some of the figures from the san jose "mercury news" are based on high levels of overtime and cashing out paid time off. well, firefighters in fresno county continue working to contain a large wildfire that has burned 14 square miles in the sierra national forest about 75 miles northeast of fresno. authorities have evacuated 16 campgrounds near shaver lake.
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so far no houses are threatened and the fire is about 15% contained but it keeps expanding in the late afternoons when temperatures increase. so they will be looking at the weather in fresno actually because of these wildfires. >> at least it's been cooler in spots. we are getting a pretty good onshore breeze today so we are likely to see our coolest temperatures of the week as we head throughout the week. we are going to warm things up as high pressure builds in but no major heat wave on the horizon. a lot of low clouds and fog inside the bay gusts this morning out of the southwest at 30 miles per hour into fairfield so of we have a strong sea breeze going now. the temperatures running in the 50s out the door. 54 santa rosa. 57 san jose. and 55 degrees in san francisco. that strong onshore push brings with it low clouds and some fog this morning, although mostly clear skies into livermore and concord right now. by the afternoon you will feel the effects. these temperatures staying down. it will be pleasant but the numbers will be well below average. 76 san jose. 80 morgan hill. 70 milpitas. east bay temperatures running in the 70s and even some low
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80s. and then just inside the bay, we'll see those numbers around 60 in san francisco with patchy fog. 66 in oakland. about 61 in sausalito. more on your weather coming up. let's check the roads with elizabeth. thanks, lawrence. and we'll lead with bart this morning. it sounds like bart is recovering after an earlier power issue that impacted the bart line on the richmond line yesterday and continued into early this morning's commute five- to ten-minute delays but again it sounds like they are working on recovering that issue so hopefully here in the next little bit we'll start to see no delays for bart. but in the meantime, muni, caltrain and ferries are on schedule. i want to show you the westbound 580 road. look at that. we're already starting to see some slowing up to 25 minutes coming out of the altamont pass towards about vasco and then we start to see some improvements, some green returning to our sensors once again and better news here. chp is still on the scene but no longer blocking lanes in san francisco. this is southbound 101 at cesar
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chavez. and out towards the bay bridge, we are seeing our usual delays growing for sure in those cash lanes but overall the middle lanes if you are a fast track user you can still get by with no delay getting into san francisco. that's the latest traffic. back to you guys. workers are stilling hauling away crumpled debris from a bus crash in southern italy last night. at least 37 people including the bus driver died when the bus tore through a guardrail and plunged into a ravine. rescue crews rushed to the scene outside of naples and were able to pull some survivors to safety. witnesses say the bus was going out a normal speed when it suddenly swerved and slammed into cars. police are still investigating the cause of the crash. the driver of the derailed train last week in spain faces multiple counts of reckless homicide. 79 people were killed. he told reporters he was careless when he was driving over the speed limit around a bend. the driver was released from custody yesterday john kerry will try to succeed where no one else has
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in decades of trying. the topic peace between israel and palestine. cbs reporter tara mergener has the latest from. what where secretary of state john kerry will host -- the latest from washington, where secretary of state john kerry will host the event. >> reporter: demonstrators in palestinian territory and israel protested the news that peace talks will resume today between the two governments. further evidence of the deep mistrust on both sides. the breakthrough to get the two sides talking again came after israel's cabinet approved the release of more than 100 palestinian prisoners. israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu called it a tough decision. it's unpopular with many in his country. >> murderers should not be released and freed. they should be killed. >> reporter: secretary of state john kerry invited the parties to washington for the talks after the israeli cabinet approved the prisoner release.
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>> both leaders in the region, prime minister netanyahu and president abbas, have made a courageous decision to try to return to final status talks. >> reporter: these initial talks are meant to lay the groundwork for future negotiations. israeli justice minister and a palestinian negotiator will take the lead for the respective parties. they have a tall task ahead of them. peace talks have been on and off for 20 years. >> getting to the table is not the same thing as figuring out the status of jerusalem or hauling israeli settlements -- or halting israeli settlements in palestinian land. >> reporter: the talks broke down three years ago. tara mergener kpix 5. >> the initial talks will start tonight at an evening meal at which muslims break their daily ramadan fast. two egyptian leaders connected to the "muslim brotherhood" are arrested for inciting violence. the arrests come as protests in
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support of the "muslim brotherhood" continue in cairo. it's former president morsi's political party. violence has killed more than 260 people since the military ousted him earlier this month. strong feelings about the crisis in egypt have made their way to downtown san jose. morsi supporters held a rally at plaza de cesar chavez yesterday many of them carrying signs and flags. >> it's as simple as this. there was a president that was elected and then some elite group whether it's the military, some business men or media, decided that he is too good too clean to be president and they overthrew him. >> some of the san jose protestors say they have relatives taking part in the protests in egypt. surprising news from the pinnacles of the catholic church. pope francis says he will not judge priests for their sexual orientation. a short time ago, the pope told reporters, quote, if someone is gay and he searches for the lord and has good will, who am
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i to judge? he made the comments on a plane trip back to the vatican from brazil where francis made his first official foreign trip as pope. he appeared before enthusiastic crowds at "world youth day." >> coming here and experiencing all of this is just amazing. i love it. >> the "world youth day" was the largest turn out for a papal mass in history. the pope hopes it's a sign more catholics are returning to the church. coming up a surprise guest at a nelly concert this weekend. who made a very public appearance on stage? >> "no" campaign is ever easy. when you want this tough job, you have to be tough during the campaign. >> more bad news to anthony weiner. the latest hit for hit bid for mayor in new york city. >> a mud slide buries two people in a car. it's what happens next that may shock you. ,,,,
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crossing racial lines. more than 76% of white adults say they have experienced economic insecurity by the time they turn 60. >> talking about the not so positive financial news, the price of gas is still on the rise this summer. that's not good. >> reporter: no. according to the lundberg survey the national average for a gallon of regular gas has gone up 8 cents over the past two weeks to $3.67. in california, the average for regular gas is $3.99 so unfortunately, considerably above the national average. >> gee, where have we heard that before? wendy gillette of healthwatch healthwatch, thank you. pinterest is one of the few social media sites that doesn't feature ads but that's about to change. the website will start selling promoted pins to businesses. they will work with companies to track user habits online and send them ads for products. who says legos are just for
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kids? i certainly don't. for $150, this adult set comes with more than 1200 all-white legos and a 250-page handbook with different architectural designs. it's part of the lego's architectural line. due to be released thursday. legos are fun. >> did you say $150? that's plastic! legos are expensive. i have a little girl so i know. [ laughter ] >> hey, guys, around the bay area today we have some sunshine coming our way this afternoon. but it's going to be a slow breakup of the low clouds and fog and that means temperatures are going to stay cool. in fact, today likely going to be the coolest day of the week. allot of clouds at the coast, drizzle too. out over the bay partly cloudy into the interior valleys but that sea breeze very strong today. we are seeing gusts over 30 miles per hour in some of the interior valleys. even this afternoon, these temperatures going to be mild
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inland 70s maybe some low 80s well below average. inside the bay plenty of 60s and upper 50s, low 60s with lingering clouds out along the coastline. low pressure hanging off the coast, this whole trough along the west coast now and that's going to ramp up the sea breeze. today will be the coolest day. week. now what that means. we are only going up from here, you know what that means. brighter days ahead. possibly delays at sfo due to some of the cloud cover early on this morning. 66 degrees and the expected high as you head in toward sfo, as well. looks like 95 in houston. 82 in denver. 73 in chicago. and 82 degrees and sunny and dry in your frequent travel day around the country. 80s morgan hill. 75 palo alto. 50s and low 60s at the coastline. lingering clouds. 70s and low 80s in the interior valleys. and then as you get inside the bay you will see temperatures up to 66 and cool in oakland.
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about 60 degrees in san francisco. next weekend just maybe we'll see some low 90s making a return. let's check the roads with elizabeth. thanks, lawrence. a big problem now on 580 out of mountain house parkway. there was a large boulder in the road a car hit it broke down on the shoulder but the boulder is still there blocking a lane and look what it's doing to the morning drive. we understand this is westbound 580 just west of mountain house parkway but it is causing some significant delays right now out of tracy. so just a heads up. let's go to our maps. even once you get into the altamont pass, it's still pretty sluggish this morning. 31 minutes right now on westbound 580 altamont pass out towards 680. it looks like once you get past that vasco road area though things do break up on our sensors. hey, bart now back on time. we just got off the phone with them. there were earlier power issues, not resulting from yesterday actually. there were earlier delays 10 minutes this morning but now everything is back on schedule and muni, caltrain and your ferries are also on time.
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no delays so far this morning. let's go outside, show you a couple of live traffic cameras. it's getting crowded northbound 101 leaving san jose. 101 near mckee exit this morning is where we have our photographer edgar. let's go out live towards the bay bridge where we're seeing our usual delays before they turn on the metering lights. looks like these cash lane -- looks like there's some sort of flashing lights, maybe a stall reported. we'll figure that out. but in the meantime, the middle lanes still look good and no metering lights yet at 5:46 a.m. that's traffic. back to you guys. >> thank you. evacuations are in effect because of two major wildfires in oregon and southern washington. the smoke from the fires caused hazy conditions right here in the bay area. near glendale, oregon, dozens of homes have been evacuated after a fire started during a lightning storm. to the east near goldendale, another fire is now 25%
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contained. in all, 69 homes have been evacuated. >> essentially what the sheriff is saying, this is the last time i'm going to come in here and tell you that you need to go. >> more than 1200 firefighters are working on the two fires. they are hopeful higher humidity and cooler temperatures will help to contain them. three people are dead after a tour bus crashed in indianapolis. a youth pastor, wife and another church member were killed in the accident saturday afternoon. they were heading on a church trip to michigan. one victim chad phelps was the son of a senior pastor and was made youth pastor last year. >> we appreciate him. he set an example of his faith for us to all be encourage by that god is good all the time. >> 11 crash victims remain hospitalized. investigators are looking into the possibility that the brakes on the bus failed before the accident. anthony weiner needs to quickly find a new manager for
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his new york mayoral campaign. the campaign manager quit after new information surfaced about inappropriate text messages and photos weiner sent to women. weiner admitted to sending the texas after the "sexting" scandal that forced him to quit congress years ago. >> no campaign is ever easy. when you want this tough job, you have to be prepared to show you're tough during the campaign, as well. >> the primary is a little more than 6 weeks away. san diego mayor bob filner is preparing to enter rehab after several allegations of sexual misconduct. some of his accusers say his apologies and stint in rehab aren't enough and u.s. senator dianne feinstein agrees. >> this kind of absence of a moral compass is subject to recall. >> you think he should make it easier and resign. >> yes. >> the 70-year-old mayor
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acknowledged intimidating women but denied allegations of sexual harassment. the defense is expected to begin calling witnesses today in the racketeering trial of accused mobster whitey bulger. some prosecution witnesses gave grisly testimony of his alleged involvement in 19 murders and other crimes. it's not clear if he plans to testify in his own defense. later this morning, three former opinion state officials will go -- three former penn state officials will go before a judge. the judge will decide whether the former president, vice president and athletic director will face the crimes of covering up the crimes of jerry sandusky who was convicted of abuse last year. one of the three women held captive for a decade made a public appearance in cleveland. amanda berry and her family joined a rapper at a festival. her appearance came a day after ariel castro pleaded guilty to 937 counts for keeping berry, gina dejesus and michelle
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backups are through the livermore valley. mass transit on the other hand we have much better news. bart pretty much back on time including no longer any delays on the richmond line. muni, caltrain and your ferries are also good to go. more traffic coming up. the wolverines slashed monsters and minions to debut atop the weekend box office. hugh jackman's sixth turn as the claw wielding superhero opened with $55 million in north america. and last weekend's top movie the conjuring slipped to second place. "despicable me" 2 was in third with $16 million. $53 million in jewels are missing in the french riviera. charlie d'agata says the heist happened at the hotel that was featured in the alfred hitchcock thriller to catch a thief. >> reporter: the holdup what happened they luxury carlton hotel in broad daylight. at least one armed robber reportedly ran off with a
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briefcase full of jewels then vanished into the crowds strolling along the promise national. it's the third time in two months jewel thieves have hit cannes. the last two robberies were the work of sophisticated gangs says this french journalist. >> i'm not talking about somebody knocking on the head of an old lady to pinch her purse. they are very often organized gangs that plan it like a military operation, it's a film scenario. so of course it happens in cannes. >> reporter: during this year's famous film festival, robbers ripped a safe out of a hotel room making off with a million dollars in showpar jewels meant to add sparkle to hollywood "a" listers. charlie d'agata, cbs news, london. >> isn't that incredible that -- alfred hitchcock makes a movie with cary grant and grace kelly, not one of his best and then it happens here. $53million! wow. check this out, by the way. >> yeah.
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five new penguin chicks waddled their way through the san francisco zoo this weekend. so cute. the march of the penguins is an annual event but this is the first one open to the public. the chicks are 2 months old and spent the past week at school getting used to the water. the san francisco zoo has 53 penguins now. >> people think aren't they supposed to be in a refrigerator somewhere or near ice or something? but many penguins doesn't need that kind of -- penguins in argentina are strolling along the shoreline of the beach so not unusual. 5 minutes now before 6:00. in the next half hour, the faa steps in after an unusually high number of aborted landings at sfo. the new rules for foreign pilots in the wak -- in the wake of the asiana crash. why riot police were called after a southern california surfing competition. >> we are a week away from the negotiation deadlines and bart
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the uncertain feeling right now. >> just one week away from another potential bart strike. >> a lot of people would bend over backwards to get some of those jobs. >> these are critical workers who provide a service to keep the public safe. >> the whole process is to keep everybody alive. >> the faa advises all foreign pilots to use gps for landings at sfo. >> some officials are calling for experienced pilots from other airlines to be in asiana cockpits if they are going to land in san francisco. >> the drug organizations are brazen. >> a major drug bust on a santa cruz beach. >> a lifeguard found a boat on the shoreline filled with almost 1200 pounds of marijuana. >> for the first time in three years, israel and palestine have agreed to restart
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preliminary peace talks. >> a jewelry caper in cannes fit for hollywood. from across the bay to around the world, the stories that matter on "kpix 5 news this morning. >> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald >> well, good morning! it is monday, july 29. i'm brian hackney in for frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. time now 6:00. let's get a look at the weather and traffic. first with lawrence. how's it looking? >> looking good so far. we have a couple of patches of fog out there this morning. the sea breeze not particularly strong this morning. i think it's going to be a slow breakup with low clouds and broken out over the bay right now. as we head toward the afternoon it's going to be cooler than average all around the bay area. numbers right now running into the 50s. i think by the afternoon, though, these temperatures heading way down because of the sea breeze. that strong onshore flow to 16 miles per hour out of the southeast in san jose right now. breezy there continuing all along the coastline and then right through the delta. the 23 miles per hour in fairfield gusting over 30 this morning so a strong sea breeze early on. slow breakup of the low clouds and fog and these temperatures going to wi


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