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>> we have been trying to meet with the district since august 12. >> we are a month away from the next bart strike deadline but both sides say they have not met face to face once. >> use of chemical weapons in syria is not only a tragedy but also a violation of international law that must be addressed. >> president obama is trying to build broader support for military action against syria both here at home and abroad. >> bay area school districts are rethinking the response in active shooting situations. >> there are three things you could do that make a difference: run, hide, fight. >> nasa's next mission to the moon is happening today. >> it could go to the moon, it do go to an asteroid, it could float around the earth. >> its roots right here in the bay area. from across the bay to around the world, the stories that matter on "kpix 5 news this morning. captions by: caption colorado >> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald. hi, everyone. friday has arrived! thank goodness for that. it's september the 6th.
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i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. time now is 6:00. developing news as you wake up. it's the last day of the g20 summit and syria is still the big topic. but both international and u.s. lawmakers are divided on whether to respond with military action. >> and pg&e facing fines following the san bruno disaster in 2010. today the california public utilities commission is considering penalizing the utility. massive flames are seen blocks away from this fire at a martinez car lot. the fire started just after 3:00 this morning and it took firefighters nearly an hour to get it under control. kpix 5's cate caugiran is on the scene gathering new information. cate. >> reporter: michelle, several blocks along pacheco avenue or boulevard are still blocked as firefighters are here trying to keep an eye on hot spots in the area. it's still an active scene here. we just learned from firefighters that this incident started in a car dealership. contra costa county fire was
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called out around 3:15 this morning. they faced several challenges in trying to put out the flames. by the time they got here, the flames were pretty much enveloping the entire dealership and had spread to a small home in the back where the owners lived. firefighters say the couple that lived there was able to get out safely. as they were trying to fight the flames, cars in the lot were exploding about 8 of them completely destroyed. also, two power poles were compromised so pg&e was called out to the scene to deenergy and reroute the power in this area. as you mentioned, michelle, it took fire crews nearly an hour, about 45 minutes to completely put it out. we do know that a fire investigator is here on scene to determine the cause. live in martinez, cate caugiran, kpix 5. >> frank, you actually went by that fire. >> i spent the night at my sister's house and i come down pacheco one or two nights a week and i actually saw the police officer who was sitting there. he goes what are you doing?
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i'm just driving to work. it was around the corner. i got out and shot that video for a couple of minutes. it was incredible, hot, and some things were exploding. it was pretty crazy stuff and i guess it's affecting the commute at least along pacheco boulevard. >> it is. as cate and you mentioned, it's closed for blocks between let's see, palm and shell avenue. that's the latest from police. they have been doing traffic control in the area since the fire broke out which of course is under control. avoid the area. fire crews are still blocking the street. the bay bridge toll plaza, they finally turned the metering lights on a little before 6:00, 6 minutes ago so now delays are filling in, in all lanes but this is the latest they have turned those metering lights on since they opened the new span on monday night. pretty typical delays now backing up towards the overcrossing. that is your "timesaver traffic." for more on your forecast, let's go over to lawrence karnow. >> all right. looking good around the bay area today. a lot of sunshine coming our way. and these temperatures going to
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be heating up into the weekend. in fact, a return to summer heat well above the average just a couple of patches of fog early on this morning. how about that? right over the bay bridge looking good now. mostly clear skies there and the temperatures, well, a little cooler of course not as muggy around the bay area so these numbers dropping off. less moisture in the atmosphere. 50s out there right now but it looks like by the afternoon we are soaring into the 90s in the valleys. you will see 70s and 80s inside the bay even about 76 degrees in san francisco. getting hotter over the weekend. we'll talk more about that coming up in just a couple of minutes. back to you. pg&e is in trouble over pipeline safety again. and today it could be fined for filing bad reports. kpix 5 reporter anne makovec live in san bruno now. anne, the issue is concerning because it deals with two major pipelines again. >> reporter: yeah. and pg&e is already fighting and facing a more than $2 billion fine. now we're talking about additional fines that could be imposed. you said three years since that
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pipeline explosion and in this neighborhood here in san bruno you can see new homes and new construction still going on. it's hard to believe it's been three years. here's some video of that day. september 9, 2010. that is when a pg&e pipeline blew up and killed 8 people, destroyed 38 homes. a tragedy blamed on lack of pipeline maintenance and poor and inaccurate recordkeeping by pg&e. today, the california public utilities commission will hear testimony on accusations that pg&e has continued to screw up its records leading to more potentially dangerous situations in our pipelines. the company now faces fines of up to $50,000 for each of five rules it may have violated. the san bruno mayor sent out a statement in advance of this morning's hearing saying, quote, this latest error is more than trouble. it's disgusting. how many innocent lives must be lost, how many communities must endure tragedy, before pg&e and our state regulators finally wake up and put safety first? the city of san bruno is also
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pushing for an independent monitor to oversee all of pg&e's future operations when it comes to natural gas pipeline. back to you. >> anne, what are the people of san bruno saying? because a lot of folks are still rebuilding in that neighborhood. some haven't even begun to rebuild. >> reporter: yeah. you know, they feel like they are kind of left in the stagnant period because there's so much left to be resolved. individual lawsuits with pg&e and just a lot of general frustration. one of the residents talked to me this morning and said he just wanted to vent about how frustrating this all has become. and they really want to see changes happen so this doesn't happen to other communities in the future. >> well, understandably so. anne makovec live in san bruno, thank you. the mother of a baby was run over and killed while sunbathing at a san francisco city park. it happened at holly park in the bernal heights neighborhood about 2:20 yesterday afternoon. witnesses say the city parks worker suddenly just drove off into the grass straight towards
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the mother and her 11-month-old baby girl. they say the worker kept going, drove right over the work and killed her. >> he did leave the scene. the description of the vehicle was put out to officers in the area. so he was stopped in the area. >> police found the worker and his truck in a playground not far from that park. he was arrested on suspicion of felony hit-and-run. neighbors say they have made several complaints to the city. the park workers are driving a maintenance truck just too fast. developing overseas the president continues to push for a military strike against syria as he wraps up the g20 summit in russia today. the international community is split on whether or not to take military action and as cbs reporter susan mcginnis reports, so are u.s. lawmakers. >> reporter: president obama continues to meet with world leaders at the g20 summit in st. petersburg, russia trying to gain support for military action against bashar assad's regime. >> the use of chemical weapons in syria is not only a tragedy,
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but also a violation of international law that must be addressed. >> reporter: the president wants to use targeted strikes against assad and is considering training syrian rebels. but this new video could complicate that effort. the "new york times" says it shows rebels in april moments before they executed syrian government soldiers. retaliation is also a concern. the "wall street journal" reports the u.s. intercepted an order from an iranian official telling militants to attack american interests in baghdad if a strike is launched in syria. the white house wants the united nations to punish the assad regime but russia is blocking the effort. >> russia continues to hold the council hostage and shirk its international responsibilities. >> reporter: the president is pushing congress to authorize the use of force. >> we will not participate! >> reporter: but lawmakers are getting pushback from their constituents. a recent poll shows most americans oppose military strikes in syria. many lawmakers are still not
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sure how they'll vote. in new york, susan mcginnis, kpix 5. >> if the president fails to win congressional support, he will probably go ahead with military strikes anyway. but he does have some strong support in the senate. >> there's no question what's coming in is overwhelmingly negative. there's no question about that. but, you see, then they don't know what i know. they haven't heard what i heard. >> california senators feinstein and boxer support the president. the senate foreign relations committee has already approved a resolution calling for military action. the full senate is likely to vote next week. 6:09. the contra costa county fire district launching a pilot program intended for low priority fire calls. the two-person squad would respond to low level medical calls so firefighters and engines are then freed up for more serious calls. budget cuts and a failed parcel tax measure have caused fire stations in the county to
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close. and santa clara county launching a two-year program offering discounted transit passes for low income residents there. a group of charities in the county will give out monthly passes to qualified applicants for $25 instead of the 70 bucks. the program is funded by a $1.3 million grant from the metropolitan transit commission. a muni driver is a hero after trying to -- trying to get a knife-wielding man off a bus in the tenderloin. the passenger had told the bus driver a man was flashing a knife so the 52-year-old driver pulled over, called police. police say the man stabbed the driver when he tried to escort that passenger off the bus. he was later arrested. the driver is now recovering at home. time now is 6:10. the new apple store in the stanford shopping center opens this weekend. get a look at its futuristic design. >> teachers in one local school district are finally getting a raise. the compromise they had to make to increase their pay check.
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the video has nearly 3 million views on the funny or die website. t- y football broncos wes welker. be sure to follow us on twitter @c-b-s-s-f dot com. today .... south bay drivere being warned about traffic >> be sure to follow us on twitter at cbs >> i have a buddy in my fantasy football league with welker and manning. today south bay drivers are warned about traffic changes starting next week. it's to make way for construction on the new bart extension down into san jose. the first changes are going to come next week. some lanes of hofstetler road will be closed between lundy and flickinger avenue in san jose. there will also be disruptions on the montague expressway and capitol avenue in the coming weeks, as well. let's check the roads now
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with elizabeth. how' it looking? >> "friday light" overall. let's go towards our travel times and show you what's going on. pretty typical stuff if you are commuting through the altamont pass. a few delays towards the dublin interchange. but the nimitz and the eastshore freeway all look good. so if you have been traveling the eastshore freeway anytime this week or in the morning commute you know it's really been backing up especially the first couple of days when we saw the new eastern span open. right now we saw some easing up yesterday, right now looks good this is richmond and continues to move at the limit into berkeley. you saw that drive time about 18 minutes or so from the carquinez bridge to the maze. other travel times, here's a live look at the nimitz and 15, 16 minutes between 238 and the maze. no problems right now near the oakland coliseum. if you are traveling towards the bay bridge, once again we have new traffic patterns forming where the right lanes are backing up. the left lanes still look okay. carpool always a nice option with no delays and continues to
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look good into san francisco. that's the latest "timesaver traffic." for more on your forecast, lawrence says we are cranking those temperatures up. >> yeah. boy even your camera shots there you can see mostly clear skies in many spots now just a couple patches of fog so yeah high pressure building in overhead sending temperatures soaring even today some spots into the 90s. so we are warming up as we head in toward the weekend as summer makes a big return. just a couple of patches of fog early on and then mostly sunny skies and some warmer temperatures for today. some places getting hot in the valleys and then that summer heat really gets going over the weekend with near triple-digit heat in spots inland. high pressure now beginning to slide in of course that low that has kept our temperatures a little cooler than normal beginning to move out. as the ridge settles in over the weekend probably going to see a weak offshore wind and that will be enough to crank these temperatures up here and around the state. 90s into the central valley for today. about 75 degrees and mostly sunny into the monterey bay. 70 in eureka. low clouds and fog going to kick away from the coastline with that offshore wind and by the afternoon, even clear skies
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out toward the beaches. so you get the idea, working on a nice sunny day all around the bay area today. 80s and some 90s into the south bay near 70 degrees in pacifica today. you will see 90s in many spots inland. and then it looks like inside the bay 76 degrees in san francisco, 82 in oakland. 88 in santa rosa. and 90 degrees in sonoma this afternoon. next couple of days we will crank up those temperatures outside. numbers near triple digits on saturday and sunday. slow cooling with a return to some coastal fog on monday. and then back to normal toward the middle of this next week. but now what, it is going to be -- but you know what? it's going to be sunny and bright almost about like that beautiful orange blouse that you're wearing today. >> thank you, glad you're liking it. >> peyton manning would be very proud. >> i think he would be. moving on. [ laughter ] happening today, a gleaming glass enclosed apple store is set to open at stanford shopping center in palo alto over the weekend. it's the second apple store in palo alto. the other is just a mere 10
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blocks away. the company will be offering free commemorative t-shirts to the first 1500 customers. it opens this saturday at 10 a.m. water thieves forced a humboldt county school to close. the time standard of eureka reports up to 20,000 gallons of water was stolen from a tank over the labor day weekend at bridgeville elementary school. investigators say water was also stolen from a county building. authorities suspect the thefts could be tied to marijuana cultivation. new this morning, some teachers on the peninsula are expected to get their first raises in five years. the jefferson elementary district school board votes next week on a contract that the teachers recently ratified to give teachers 6% raises and more help with health coverage. the teachers had to compromise. the contract also allows the district to increase class sizes. >> we need to empower these kids. >> the new way bay area school districts are now preparing for a shooter on campus.
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>> i'm dennis o'donnell. the nfl kicked off last night. you will not believe what peyton manning did. and it's baseball. not kickball. did the a's boot themselves out of first place? we'll kick it around coming up.
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record in baseball. that's a good thing, right? coming off a strong start last time out, top of the 1st houston came out smoking. cris carter base hit left field. yoenis cespedes comes up throwing with the gun, a little late. astros take the lead. but here comes the key play of the game. jose altuve base hit to left field this time cespedes misplays it all. two runs score. the a's lose 3-2. they drop one half game behind texas first place in the american league west. giants and diamondbacks pablo three-run home run last night but it was a tie game in the fifth until this man martin prado knocks a double to right. one run would score. the giants lose again. the final to the diamondbacks 4- 2 there. but the big news last night, folks, the nfl kicked off and peyton manning warming up with his newest weapon, west welker and he had plenty of weapons last night. here comes one of two touchdowns on the night to
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welker. manning would blow up for 452 yards, 7 touchdowns! they put up 49 points and they routed the ravens who of course were the defending super bowl champions. so baltimore has some defensive issues but that was payback for the miracle at mile high that knocked the broncos out of the play-offs last year. that's it, everybody. i'm dennis o'donnell. see you tonight. thank you, dennis. play of the day comes from that same game, a good play gone very bad if you are a broncos fan. denver's danny intercepts a baltimore pass and he is going all the way for a touchdown but watch the hand of the football. suddenly drops right before he got into the end zone. guess what. no touchdown! that's a touchback. no points. baltimore gets the ball and this guy got schooled by just about every coach on the sidelines. your play of the day bonehead play of the day by the broncos. >> not even close to the goal line before he dropped the ball. he will not do that again. 6:25. the journey to the moon starts
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tonight. the bay area's tie to nasa's latest mission. >> reporter: and we have already heard about billions of possible fines for pg&e. now they may be facing more. going to see what will happen at a hearing today. we'll tell you about it next. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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during her first semester of college. she had this smile. >> smile now gone. how a california teen lost her life during her first semester of college. >> it's the last day of the g20 summit and syria seems to be the main topic of discussion. the new video complicating matters even more. >> high pressure offshore winds and summer heat returning to
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the bay area. we'll have the weekend forecast coming up. >> this is what we like to see on a friday the last day of the workweek no big hot spots across the bay area. a look at your travel times coming up. >> we love friday! good morning, everyone. it is friday, september 6. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. time now 6:30. >> a big fire burned a car lot overnight in martinez. i came upon this on pacheco boulevard on my way to work this morning and shot the video. the fire started around 3:15. by the time the fire department got there flames spread to a small home in the back. that couple got out safely that lived in the house. there were some explosions as the fire burned cars in the lot. 8 vehicles were destroyed. pg&e shut off power in the area. no word on the cause of the fire overnight. monday will mark three years since the deadly pipeline explosion in san bruno. and today, pg&e is in trouble again. this time, for claiming bad pipeline reports were in fact accurate. kpix 5 reporter anne makovec is
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in san bruno with the fines the utility may face. anne. >> reporter: in the meantime this neighborhood has really change in the three years since the explosion. you can see new homes here behind me and new construction continuing here in san bruno. but a lot of people who live around here say it's very hard to move on when you keep hearing about additional hearings, about additional fines for pg&e. they say pg&e just keeps dragging its collective feet. take a look at some video of that day. september 9, 2010, that's when the pg&e gas pipeline blew up and started a fire that killed eight people and destroyed 38 homes, damaged many more, as well. a tragedy blamed on lack of pipeline maintenance and poor and inaccurate recordkeeping by pg&e. today the california public utilities commission will hear testimony on accusations that pg&e has continued to screw up its records leading to more potentially dangerous situations in our pipelines. the company now faces fines of
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up to $50,000 for each of five rules that it may have violated. now, the san bruno mayor sent out a statement last night saying, quote, we will continue to work so that the legacy of the disaster in our city is the opportunity to prevent future tragedies here and in communities across the nation. the hearing this morning starts at 10 a.m. and i talk to one of the residents here this morning. he came by our truck just to vent and this is just so frustrating for these people to not be able to move on because of the continued legal wrangling. >> that must be difficult. anne, are these the only monetary penalties pg&e is facing? >> reporter: no. they are in the process of fighting a $2.25 billion fine that's been imposed and there's also a bunch of individual lawsuits by residents against pg&e that have not been resolved. >> all right. anne makovec live in san bruno, thank you. and developing overseas,
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the state department is ordering nonessential u.s. diplomats to leave lebanon. a new travel warning was issued early today due to security concerns as the u.s. debates military strikes in neighboring syria. president obama is in russia wrapping up the g20 summit. russia's a big player in blocking the efforts to strike syria at the united nations. but the president is not backing down. >> the use of chemical weapons in syria is not only a tragedy but also a violation of international law that must be addressed. >> along with targeted strikes, the president is considering training syrian rebels but new video released by the "new york times" could complicate things even more. it shows rebels executing syrian government soldiers. bay area school districts are adopting a new strategy to prepare for a shooting on campus encouraging students to run, hide and fight back in active shooting situations. the run hide and fight approach
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is similar to a plan called alice that stands for alert, lockdown, inform, counter and evacuate. castro valley one of many school districts that's now considering that plan. >> the aspects of alice that we have not adopted is the counter. so just having students throw books at the intruder. >> if castro valley schools choose the alice approach it would only implement it in its middle schools and high schools. a decision should be made in the next couple of months after it gets some feedback now from the parents. new this morning, college student from california has died after giving birth while alone in a dorm room. 19-year-old ayana gibson bled to death in her benedict college dorm room. she was alone. it was a pregnancy her family didn't know anything about. >> she, uhm, was ready to go off and start her life. she was a good person and i know that she would have been a
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good mom. >> gibson was a freshman from sacramento. she was majoring in chemistry. a new test is in the works to detect if people had been slipped a date rape drug. the solution is about to be tested at a bar in new england. cups and straws are being made to change color when they sense contamination in a drink. they will be available next year. right now east contra costa county residents are being warned about a telephone scam. somebody is tricking people out of money. a caller apparently tells people he is lieutenant stevens with the sheriff's department and tells victims there's a warrant out for their arrest. then he says they can clear the warrant with a credit car payment. if you get such a call, call 911. 6:35. a little check of traffic and weather. the all-important weekend is here, lawrence. >> fired up on this friday. this is exciting stuff. we got some summer heat coming back to the bay area. it's going to be a great day today. we'll see plenty of sunshine out there and starting to heat things up outside. still, a couple of patches of fog to contend with this
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morning but that will be long gone soon. think even out toward the coastline we'll see sunny skies. how about that beautiful shot over the bay this morning? the sun coming up on mostly clear skies there. and well, high pressure building in overhead. we are going to see a weak offshore wind. that will combine to really heat these temperatures up. right now we are staying in the 50s outside but by the afternoon we are soaring into the 80s and low 90s into the site bay this afternoon. east bay temperatures 90s going to be common as high as 94 in livermore, 93 in antioch and then inside the bay you will see plenty of sunshine as high as 76 in san francisco and about 82 degrees in oakland. more on the weekend weather in a moment. right now let's check the roads with elizabeth. >> reporter: thanks, lawrence. and i don't want to jinx anything for later but this has been a really great morning commute no big hot spots out there. we have had relatively few accidents since we have been on the air for the last couple of hours. so here's a live look over at the bay bridge toll plaza. once again it's the right lanes of traffic backing upcoming off the overpasses. but the left lanes are still free and clear and so is the carpool. by the way the bay bridge may
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really be put to the test this weekend. we have giants, 49ers, cal stanford a's everyone playing at home this weekend. so a lot of people heading out and about this weekend. here's a live look at the nimitz freeway. 880 in oakland, no delay at all between hayward actually all the way up towards downtown oakland exits. and some east bay travel times, that westbound 580 commute has begun to back up and 205 out of tracy and continuing out to at least isabel before it starts to break up. that is traffic. back to you. >> thank you. happening today, we are off to the moon. well, an unmanned nasa rocket is actually. ladee will take off tonight for a 100-day mission. its job is to measure lunar dust which with hopefully answer the 40-year-old mystery of the moonglow seen by the apollo 17 astronauts moons ago. ladee was designed by ryan lewis right here at the nasa ames research center in mountain view. >> ladee's designed so it do go to the moon it could go to an asteroid, float around the
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earth. >> ladee will launch from virginia at 11:22 p.m. local time. after the mission is over, the spacecraft will crash into the moon. time now 6:38. going out to eat with a big group is about to become a little more work. why restaurants may be getting rid of the automatic tips leaving patrons to do the calculations on their own. >> all eyes are on wall street this morning after the latest unemployment report released. what the numbers are saying about our economy. >> and the market just opened up about 10 minutes ago. let's get a quick look at the early numbers here. so far, so good. coming up, we will get an update from moneywatch reporter wendy gillette. ,,,,,,,,,,,, ,,,,
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palace starting saturday. the megaevent features two days of speakers, a patient consumption area, and believe it or not a private dinner with i aformer mexican president vicente fox. okay. gratuity included. maybe not? some restaurants may be getting rid of that automatic 15 or 18% tip you pay when you come in with a big group. the "wall street journal" reports starting january the irs will classify those automatic tips now as service charges instead. so that means they will be treated like regular wages which are subject to payroll tax. restaurants would then get stuck with a lot of extra paperwork so they may decide to dump the auto tips altogether. >> bring the calculator then. $5 items that could creep up on mcdonald's dollar menu. they are trying to boost their sales so they are testing a new menu and the name, dollar menu and more. the more is what's getting all the attention. newburghers and some chicken will cost 2 or $5. you may see it later this year.
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>> breakfast, yes. >> i'm hungry. >> let's go. >> okay. >> i know. mickey d's today? it will cost you more to get the tums you need to buy after you eat it. let's go out live towards our traffic sensors. and westbound 580 is definitely beginning to stack up. now, it's all behind the dublin interchange that westbound 580 commute beginning in tracy and then right there towards the dublin interchange and 680 but once you get past there traffic actually is really light, lighter than usual towards the castro valley y. checking the golden gate bridge now a beautiful shot of the sun coming up. the commute looks good all along southbound 101 from novato into sausalito. you are moving at the speed limit right now. so we have been watching this breaking news from martinez a fire now under control. but they have been doing some traffic control around the area of pacheco boulevard. and police say pacheco boulevard is closed both directions between palm and shell avenues. so just a heads up. you still want to avoid the area while a lot of fire crews are still on scene cleaning unfortunately. westbound five five you will see that drive time creeping up now to 24 minutes.
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so the delays begin right by the wind turbines and continue out towards the dublin interchange. bart would be a great option today on this friday if you want to kickback and avoid the road. bart so far on time for all the trains including those heading towards the downtown san francisco stops. that's your latest "timesaver traffic." for more on your weekend forecast here's lawrence. >> it's going to be a great weekend if you like the summer sunshine and the heat you're going to love the weekend. we are going to crank up the temperatures starting today just a couple of patches of fog outside otherwise mostly clear and then this afternoon sunny skies all the way to the coastline and these temperatures will be warmer than yesterday maybe starting to get hot in spots inland and then that summer heat really going over the weekend with some temperatures near triple digits. that trough of low pressure finally kicking east after keeping us fairly cool the last couple of days. looks like high pressure now building in off the pacific that's going to warm the temperatures up with an offshore wind so as that sinking airplane approaches the coastline really starts to heat up. even 75 degrees into monterey bay and sunny there. about 96 in ukiah. 94 degrees in redding and 93 degrees still smoky in
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yosemite. around the bay today you will see a lot of those temperatures in the 80s. 70s into san francisco. and upper 60s almost 70 degrees in pacifica and 90s showing up in the interior valleys. the next couple of days, we will see these temperatures soaring near triple-digit heat on saturday on sunday, i think maybe late in the day on sunday afternoon we may see a couple of patches of fog move back in along the coastline that should begin to help cool down our temperatures but just slow cooling not reaching back to normal numbers number we get toward the middle of the week. all right this is proof that we'll go anywhere for our schoolcast! we take you to ukiah redwood academy just getting up? it should be a great day ahead a little cool temperatures in the upper 50s, but by lunch 80 degrees already. and by the time you get out, almost 100 degrees! yeah. head to the pool if you can. hey, if you would like to send in your forecast nomination for one of your schools, you can go to and we will go anywhere, anywhere, steubenville high school just called and them to
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jump in. >> we'll do that one next. [ laughter ] >> all right, lawrence, thanks. 6:45 now. wall street is going over some brand-new numbers on jobs here in america. wendy gillette of joins us now. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, frank and michelle. the labor department has released its latest employment report. u.s. employers added 169,000 jobs in august. slightly less than what economists had predicted. that report also says employers added fewer jobs in july than previously thought. the unemployment rate still fell 1/10 of a percent to 7.3%, the lowest it's been in nearly five years. but parted of the reason is that more -- but part of the reason is more americans stopped looking for work and are no longer considered unemployed. the federal reserve will consider scaling back its economic stimulus program later this month. the news gave the market a boost but now the market is way down 86 points. south korea has banned fish imports from japan's
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northeastern coast because of worries over possible radiation contamination. that follows the earthquake and tsunami in march 2011 that led to a meltdown at the fukushima nuclear plant. south carolina says it's not getting enough information from japan about contaminated water leaking from the plant into the pacific ocean and japan counters that all fish and seafood that go to market are tested for radiation and are safe. if you like apples massachusetts is looking at a decent crop this year. officials say some apple growers are reporting good crops and larger-than-average fruit compared to last year when blooms sprouted early in april and then were killed off by a frost. 100 different apples are grown at the state's 370 apple farms. frank and michelle, i can't wait for fall. >> it's coming. >> i know it is. >> wendy gillette, have a great weekend. thank you. this week, we saw signs that the crisis in syria is creating an unusual split among bay area democrats. >> some people will never be
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for anything and i totally respect that. but i do not believe that we can ignore the use of chemical weapons. >> what are you hearing from constituents? >> that they're absolutely against it, they don't see it as america's problem. >> kpix 5's phil matier is with "san francisco chronicle's" carla marinucci and they join us now. >> the first question out of the gate here, carla, have you ever seen such a split like this among california democrats when it comes to syria? >> you know, the democrats usually walk in lockstep with each other. this is the kind of bipartisan politics we have never seen! liberals like barbara lee aligning with people in the tea party instead of aligning with nancy pelosi unheard of. >> have you ever seen -- when was the last time you saw nancy pelosi go out on a limb like this? >> she is really going out on a limb. she put out two letters now, phil, to her caucus saying, look, there's no timetable here. there's no, sir boots on the ground. we really need to stand with the president and a lot of them are just not buying it. and she's got to deliver these
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votes. she is the minority leader and has to deliver the majority of votes here. she has got to protect the president. and she is holding a lot of water for him. >> it's interesting, you know, out there -- everybody is having not a town hall meetings, the congressional people in the bay area are going out and talking with people and i was talking just there with george miller and he is coming back saying i got republicans, i got democrats, i got liberals and conservatives and everybody is saying the same thing. enough is enough! after iraq and afghanistan, i don't want us going anywhere. >> the polls show only 20% of the american people support this. the rest of them are just exhausted. they're tired. they are not buying this no matter what's being said. this is a difficult situation that pelosi and the rest of the democrats who support the president here are having right now. the american public wants no part of this. >> here in the bay area, what's nancy pelosi doing. if you can't even deliver your next-door neighbor, you know what i mean? can you get eddie down the
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street? no, what about francine? she is not for it either. >> look how much heat they are taking for it. senator barbara boxer voted for this in the senate foreign relations committee. >> marco rubio and rand paul voted against it. so you have liberals in some cases for it like pelosi and some of the conservatives against it. everything is jumbled. >> in the past she would say something if you don't vote this way we're going to cut you, you don't get your road you may not get this or that. >> right now, i think the only argument they have is, the credibility of the united states is on the line. the credibility of president obama. and maybe the future of the region. >> you think that nancy pelosi is going to go down there and try to get these people in line or let them vote the way they go? she knows that even if you're in your district you have to sit there and answer to people. >> that's right. and the protests are here. they are right outside her front door and every day that goes by the president's position is disintegrating. the chances of him getting that vote are less and less. there's big stakes here for pelosi. she put herself right out
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front. >> this means she might not be leader? >> she said she doesn't wish for that anymore. >> anybody got a question? >> yeah. i'm just curious, what about the president? how does this make him look if the senate and the congress can't figure it out, and he is sitting there kind of holding the luggage now. >> big question, because the president has said he doesn't need congressional approval. what happens if he doesn't get it? does he go ahead anyway with it? no matter how you look at this, a lot of the big experts say the president has bungled this syrian issue from the start. and now he has to somehow extricate himself from it. and the country in a way that the -- that we maintain credibility. >> so meanwhile he has his -- what i see here also is a split between the beltway politics and the rest of the country. within the beltway, you have a leadership and a president saying we have to do this. >> go for it. >> and you have a country that says no, i have heard that one too many times. get the message, enough is
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enough. that's the message going back. >> enough already. we're not the world's -- the ones that are going to -- yeah, right. >> so it's going to be an interesting one especially right here in the bay area. >> hard to come up with a definitive word there but we'll figure it all out i guess. >> so far the word is no. >> i guess so. >> thanks, guys. here's a segue for you. funny cat videos are a big hit on the internet. who knew? now there's an official internet cat video festival. there you go. going on tomorrow at heather farms park in walnut creek. and there you can catch a 7 five-minute film featuring online cat videos the same festival in minneapolis drawing 10,000 people. 10 bucks gets you and your cat in and proceeds go to community concern for your cats. soon you will have to make sure your green eggs and ham does not become spam. dr. seuss books are going digital. the first set of children's books by dr. seuss will hit ereaders on september 24. 41 of the classic stories will
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congress to make a move on syria. okay. some other stories. president obama as we mentioned meeting with world leaders last day at the g20 summit in russia. the president trying to build support for military strikes against syria but some countries including russia have been resistant. the obama administration also lobbying members of congress to authorize force against the assad government. and the national security agency reportedly has the ability to break the security codes of most encrypted websites that are used by america. three media outlets say the latest revelation comes from the former nsa contractor edward snowden. documents he leaked show the nsa built powerful super- computers to break encryption codes. george zimmerman could be heading to divorce court. his wife shelley is filing for divorce after six years of marriage. she was in court in july when her husband was acquitted of second-degree murder in the killing of trayvon martin. former nfl player aaron hernandez is back in court to
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be arraigned again today. 23-year-old is expected to plead not guilty to first- degree murder in the shooting death of his friend odin lloyd. hernandez is also being investigated in connection to an unsolved 2012 double homicide in boston. the new england patriots released hernandez after police arrested him over the summer. and the ubinas volcano in peru spewed smoke and ash into the sky yesterday the 8th eruption this week. authorities closed schools and are recommending evacuations as more volcanic activity is expected. okay. we are going to toss back to president obama now at the g20 summit in russia. >> chemical weapons embraced by 189 nations and those nations represent 98% of the world's people. failing to respond to this breach of this international norm would send a signal to rogue nations authoritarian regimes and terrorist
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organizations that they can develop and use weapons of mass destruction and not pay a consequence. and that's not the world that we want to live in. this is why -- >> and, of course, again, this is president obama talking about syria. he is saying that if the country does not strike, that it could send a signal to these terrorist cells that it is okay to use weapons of mass destruction. again, president obama. and one last traffic check we'll take a quick look over at the bay bridge toll plaza. it is now backing up towards the overcrossing, the left lanes are filling in, as well. the metering lights have been turned on since just before 6:00. and we got a lot of sunshine coming our way today. temperatures going to be heating up outside in fact we're likely going to see some 90s out there. how about this? over the financial district remember yesterday, we had the fog out there early in the morning. today yeah, high pressure building overhead. that offshore wind starting to kick in. you know what? going to see some of these temperatures in the 90s. near 100 over the weekend. >> all right. >> and it's friday. >> and it's friday.
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how about that? captions by: caption colorado good morning to our viewers in the west. it is friday, september 6, 2013. welcome to "cbs this morning." overnight, reports the united states could have a bigger military strike planned for syria. plus, new concerns about iran. david martin is at the pentagon. >> our john miller on the family of brothers sworn to protect our country. now they're charged with smuggling sniper and assault rifles. >> and tennis great jimmy connors in the studio. >> we begin with your eye opener, the world in 90 seconds. >> both of them stuck to their guns. >> president obama struggles to build support for a strike on syria. >> if the united states acts alon


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