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good morning, it's wednesday, october 23. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. time now 6:00. in details this morning in the latest of three officer involves shootings in the last three days. the "pressdemocrat" reports sonoma county sheriff's deputies shot and killed a 13- year-old boy they thought was armed. it turns out that the teen had a fake rifle. it happened yesterday at about 3 p.m. near moreland and west robles avenue in santa rosa. we have called in to santa rosa police to find out more about this shooting. 6:00. bart trains are running. let's check traffic now with liza battalones. >> we are keeping a close eye on the marin county commute. we have an accident in sausalito south 101 just before the waldo tunnel. at least the left lane is shut down. we are just getting word that the fire department is now on scene. it's just a single car accident but injuries are reported and very thick fog so if you plan to make this commute give yourself some extra time.
and drive slow out there. southbound 101 no major problems reported heading across the golden gate bridge but getting there again there is that accident in sausalito just outside the waldo tunnel. the bay bridge commute backups at the toll plaza extending to the 880 overcrossing. the metering lights are still off though. and bart is operating on a normal weekday schedule, full service and no delays, no problems reported also for the local ferries, caltrain or ace. and our south bay freeways are still in good shape with no big problems to report. 101 at the speed limit right here heading through san jose. that's "kcbs traffic." here's lawrence. >> all right, liza, just got reports of delays at sfo of over an hour on arriving flights and that is due to low clouds and fog outside right now and again, a thick fog settling in across much of the bay area as we speak. you can see that out over the bay right now. in parts of the north bay the fog thick enough they have issued that dense fog advisory until 11:00 today. 40s and 50s are you stepping outside right now. by the afternoon we are
expecting some hazy sunshine, the tens really going to be an interesting mix. cool at the coastline. well below average in san francisco at 62. but you head to the valleys, get this, you're going to be well above average logical 84 degrees in livermore -- almost 84 degrees in livermore, and 74 in san jose. back to you. >> thank you. happening today over in the east bay a reenactment of saturday's bart accident that killed two workers on the tracks will shut down some bart service later this afternoon. kpix 5's anne makovec is in walnut creek where the timing of today's truck track closure for the reenactment is critical. >> reporter: the ntsb investigation continues here along the bart tracks in walnut creek. today's reenactment is going to be a big part of that investigation. here's what you need to know if you are a bart rider and you're planning on using the service this afternoon. bart is going to have a bus bridge in place. they will take passengers between pleasant hill and lafayette via bus. the bart tracks will be closed
from noon until 3:30 this afternoon. so the ntsb can reenact that accident that killed two workers on the tracks on saturday. now, yesterday, the feds announced that the workers had received what's known as simple approval to work on the tracks that afternoon. . >> the inspector and consultant were supposed to remain together during their activity and one of the pair was to be the lookout. >> reporter: that simple approval meant the responsibility for their safety was on themselves. investigators spent much of yesterday trying to calculate the speed of the train. it shows signs of an attempted emergency stop and at this point there doesn't appear to be anything wrong with the train. >> the inspection of the equipment also verified that the lights, horn and brakes were operable with out any defect noted. >> reporter: the train was being operated by a manager who was training to be a train
operator during the strike. but that trainee was being overseen by an experienced trainer according to bart. live in walnut creek, anne makovec, kpix 5. >> thank you, anne. it could take more than a year for the ntsb to finish that investigation. it's the first day of full bart service in nearly a week and bart workers are expected to vote on a new contract next week. kpix 5 reporter cate caugiran is live at the san leandro station with details of the deal that ended the strike. ♪[ music ] >> reporter: michelle, both the unions and bart management are staying tight-lipped on those details about the tentative agreement for fear it could be misinterpreted and then voted down and then we would be back to square one. ♪[ music ] >> reporter: it's the compromise that ended the commuter chaos. >> it is an improvement over bart's last best final offer. this is a significantly better offer. >> reporter: the details come from a private email entitled, atu local 1555, beat back
bart's attack on our jobs. it outlined the tentative deal to its membership. workers will get about 4% wage increase, pension contributions go up 4% over the course of the contract. employees will not pay more for medical out of pocket because bart will pay for it out of retirement funds. and there is a reference about work rules being changed to address the impacts of changing technology and equipment. 15 station agent booths will be getting bulletproof glass and there will be changes to the doors on the booths. we spoke with former bart board director mike bennett to ask, who won? >> management i know isn't happy. the union leadership isn't happy. so both sides aren't happy, you know the public got the best deal. >> reporter: the good news is that bart fares are not expected to rise because of the deal. that's because they were already scheduled to go up in january. the average bart fare will go up about 19 cents. live in san leandro, cate caugiran, kpix 5.
to pay for the labor costs in this deal, bart says it will likely eliminate some projects and programs this coming year to save $12.6 million. the investigation of that deadly stadium construction accident has resumed. cal/osha now says some questions were raised that have revived the investigation into donald white's death at the 49ers stadium site in santa clara this past june. the specifics of those questions are not being disclosed. earlier cal/osha had determined no violation had happened in connection with mr. white's depth of. happening today, the san francisco city gardener accused of running over a woman in holly park is due in court. he is charged with vehicular manslaughter and hit-and-run. he turned himself in yesterday. christine svanemyr was struck and killed last month while lying on the grass with her baby. an alameda county superior court could order a 60-day cooling-off period in the ac transit labor dispute. the hearing comes at the governor's request. ac transit workers were set to
go on strike last thursday until governor brown stepped in. a second ac transit hearing today in oakland will look into passengers' discounts and new ways to pay fares. agency wants to increase ridership by introducing a day pass boosting the use of clipper cards and eliminating timed bus transfers. there's also talk of clearing the price of local -- lowering the price of local passes. a politician is fighting to stop any public transit state agency from striking ever again. orinda city councilman steve glazer launched an online petition. he wants to put a measure on the state ballot to let voters decide whether transit strikes should be outlawed. he says he already has the support of several east bay mayors. >> the voice of the riders and the commuters is not being heard by our leaders. >> glazer faces a stiff challenge with democrats holding a supermajority in the legislature. we should note he is running for the assembly. high speed and distracted driving are to blame for a
crash that killed five people including a pregnant woman and young child. it happened at a busy intersection in lodi yesterday. witnesses say the man who caused it was going at 81 miles per hour and using a cell phone. five vehicles involved nine others were hurt in the big wreck. right now chp is on the lookout for distracted drivers. officers are conducting a special zero tolerance enforcement day today. they are focusing on distracted driving and moving violations. the crackdown stretches on highway 101 from the silicon valley to the redwood valley. san francisco bicycle coalition is holding an event this morning to promote safety. it's called no more deaths on soma streets. the event is planned at 1th and folsom. -- at 14th and folsom. it starts at 7:30 a.m. there have been four fatal bike accidents in the south of market area this year. you might see smoke over west marin county today. a prescribed burn is planned at point reyes national seashore.
they want to burn away some invasive plants including scotch broom. the burn is planned from around 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. today. since it was first launched, the affordable care act website has been slow and unresponsive and congress wants to know why. high ranking health and human services officials will hold a meeting with congress this morning to brief them on what's going on. congressman mike rodgers had some tough questions for the obama administration when hearings begin tomorrow. >> what happened? why did you spend almost $1 billion on a system that does not work? >> the white house's tech experts are working around the clock to fix the problems that are making it difficult for people to enroll for health insurance. senator jeanne shaheen is calling on the white house to extend the open enrollment period for obamacare because of the problems. time now is 6:09. firefighters in australia will need every last volunteer. the fear this morning as more than 70 wildfires burn across the country. >> and the u.s. capitol is
getting a bit of a makeover. why the dome is in desperate need of a major restoration. >> cool fog has moved into the bay area. will we clear out today? we'll talk about it coming up. >> an accident in the clearing stages in sausalito where very thick fog is making for a dangerous drive approaching the golden gate bridge. i'll have more "kcbs traffic" for you still ahead. ,,,,,,
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apple shares fell after the company's bi apparently wall street was not impressed with apple's latest toys. apple shares fell after the company's big unveiling in san francisco. the company has revamped the macbook pro and is offering its new mavericks operating system for free. the highlight was the ipad air, which is 72 times faster than the original ipad. >> it's not a game changer by
any means, no. it's thinner, lighter and nicer in every regard but no, it's still very much the same i pat that we saw in a lot of ways. >> ipad air hits stores november 1. the price is $500. apple of course is trending this morning. also trending right now, prince george baptism today. jerky treats which are to blame for thousands of pets getting sick in the united states. nevada shooting is where a middle school killed one and injured two others. and the proposal to kim kardashian in san francisco. follow us on twitter at cbssf. capitol hill dome is getting a new look the first major restoration for the 150- year-old cast iron dome since 1960. the architects of the capitol says the work is needed to address more than 1,000 cracks among other problems in the structure. the project is estimated to cost about $60 million. it will take about 2 years to complete. the repairs will not affect
legislative business or tours. check this out. studies show self-driving cars can eliminate most traffic deaths cut down on congestion and provide tens of billions of dollars in economic benefits. the only problem, they are way too expensive to make. the add-on sensors, software and engineering can cost more than $100,000 per vehicle. california will have licensing requirements for those cars ready by 2015. >> i still don't get it. >> no. >> i know. >> all right. liza, what do you think? >> call me old school. nothing beats the human touch. i wouldn't feel comes riding around in a car where a computer is driving it. good morning, everybody. we are going to talk about the highway 4 commute. we have a couple of problems. very thick fog as lawrence has been reporting and chp already issued a dense fog advisory out there warning commuters of very poor visibility and now there's an overturn accident right in the area. eastbound highway 4 at morello this overturn accident blocking at least one lane of traffic. also reports of this accident in the hayward area beginning
to delay some of the traffic on the nimitz. southbound 880 at tennyson at least one lane of traffic shut down there. you pass the accident scene and some of those delays you head over to the san mateo bridge, and it's wide open at the toll plaza. still no big problems to report for the drive out of the hayward area bound for foster city. we have been talking about the fog and you can see it right here very poor visibility for 101 heading across the golden gate bridge. chp has just cleared up that accident we had in sausalito outside of the waldo tunnel. and the bay bridge commute the crowds are forming now. it took a while but now traffic is backed up from about the 880 overcrossing approaching the pay gates. remember, bart is offering regular weekday service full service no delays on the bart system so far. and no problems reported for caltrain or altamont commuter express. that's a look at "kcbs traffic." here's lawrence. >> a lot of fog around the bay area this morning, delays at sfo of over an hour on arrivals due to low clouds and fog early
on. even some drizzle at the coastline. so cloudy start to the day in the bay area. temperatures in the 40s and 50s. looking toward the afternoon though we'll find a lot of sunshine inside the bay and the valleys but still staying very chilly out toward the coast. almost a 30-degree temperature spread from the coast to the valleys. minor changes over the next few days maybe just slightly cooler. high pressure a blocking ridge is in place sending the jet stream well to the north. so we are going to keep the weather dry for now and probably for the foreseeable future. and then maybe things begin to change toward the end of next week. in the meantime, sunshine in the central valley about 84 degrees in sacramento. 86 in fresno. partly cloudy skies into the monterey bay at 60 degrees. around the bay today you head inside the bay you will see that hazy sunshine and really some very comfortable weather. 74 degrees in san jose. 74 in sunnyvale and 70 in palo alto but only 50s at the beaches with patchy fog. mid-80s in places like livermore today about 83 in brentwood 81 danville and about 76 degrees in vallejo. and as you get inside the bay
60s into san francisco, well below the average. and a very chilly 56 with some fog into daly city. next couple of days, just some minor changes in the weather patterns. sunshine in the afternoon. weekend clouds, and right now dry through the next seven days. cooler temperatures beginning of next week. >> you're okay, lawrence, you know that? >> so far. >> chamber of commerce! that karnow guy, he is okay! >> b-minus! [ laughter ] >> wow. >> thanks. firefighters in australia have been stretched to the limit and today another hotspot ignited. this fire is also burning near sydney. a school had to be evacuated. fire crews quickly rerouted ground and air support to stop the spread of the flames. some people in the area took no chances and left while others stayed behind. >> i'm scared of fire in general. so there's no choice for me. we're going. >> we have got our animals in
the back of the trailer and taking the photos. >> more than 70 wildfires are now burning in australia. 29 of them are not contained. firefighters fear some fires might merge into one large fire due to the high temperatures and strong winds. the redwood city fire department is hiring more help to fight fires like the one that ripped through an apartment building last thursday. the fire department is hiring firefighters and paramedics. it will start accepting applications at 10 a.m. the applications will be taken online. and you can find a link at our website, kpix.com. click on "links and numbers." ♪[ music ] >> the ohio state university marching band stole the show over the weekend. their tribute to the king of pop. ♪[ music ] i'm dennis o'donnell. coming up a former giant is making his world series debut finally. just how much did tim lincecum get to stay in san francisco? the answer might surprise you. >> what's cool about your school? you can email your nomination to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
fog in the bay area, be careful on the roads. temperatures in the 40s and 50s. we'll talk about it coming up. >> we have a backup at the bay bridge toll plaza. traffic backed up from west grand approaching the pay gates. bart is on time. i'll have more "kcbs traffic" still ahead. good morning, everybody. tim lincecum is the most popular pitcher in giants history and the team rewarded him yesterday to a two-year $35 million contract. >> i always had a great time here in san francisco and i hope to see that go further. >> it will. that's a lot of coin for the former cy young winner who
struggled the last couple of years. he has gone 20-29 with an e.r.a. just under 5. his fastball isn't as fast. he is no longer the avis of the staff but give credit to the giants. they seem to be pay lincecum with he has done for the last 7 years, not just the last two. world series begins tonight. fenway park in boston, they will host st. louis. despite all the success in october in the first world series appearance for 16-year vet carlos beltran, lucky for him dreams don't always come true. >> i had a dream the day before that we lost and we didn't get to the world series and we weren't the team to get in there and he ended up signing with the yankees. [ laughter ] >> the next year. [ laughter ] >> and the yankees took him to the world series and i was like oh, my gosh. [ laughter ] >> it was a nightmare! >> you know who is dreaming? frank mallicoat, who would love to be in boston covering this world series. frank.
not gonna happen. have a great day, everybody. thank you, dennis. play of the day replay. a thrill for michael jackson fans in ohio. ohio state university marching band did the moon walk in formation across the football field. that's cool. that was part of a halftime tribute to michael jackson. you can tell it's michael jackson from the white gloves, the fact that they're moon walking and playing a michael jackson song. >> play of the day. >> i think that is so cool. >> awesome. >> i know. they're good. 6:25 right now. new details emerge about the boy behind the nevada middle school shooting. who could be charged in connection to this tragedy. >> reporter: the investigation into exactly what led to the deadly bart accident this weekend is going to lead to some closures on the tracks today. we'll at the you what you -- tell you what you need to know if you are going to take bart this afternoon. ,,,,,,
your realtime captioner is mrs. linda m. macdonald fake rifle mistaken for a real weapon leads to a deadly incident. we have new details about the young victim in an officer- involved shooting. >> finding an oarfish washed ashore along a southern california beach. that was shocking. what he is was discovered when by -- what else was discovered when biologists opened it up. >> delays at sfo from the fog. when will it lift? we'll talk about it coming up. >> dense fog making for a tough drive across the golden gate and over at the bay bridge toll plaza. we have backups now at the pay gates. i'll have traffic in just a few minutes. good morning, everyone. it's wednesday, october 23. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. time is 6:29.
live pictures from the san leandro bart station where for the first time in nearly a week, bart trains are running full service since the strike ended. bart workers are expected to vote on the new contract next week. it offers employees more than a 15% raise over 4 years and today some service in the east bay will be shut down for a few hours. kpix 5 reporter anne makovec has more from walnut creek. >> reporter: the ntsb investigation continues this morning and the reenactment is going to be a big part of that. here's what you need to know if you are planning on taking bart this afternoon. there's going to be a bus bridge in place between the pleasant hill and lafayette stations. buses will be running about once every 15 minutes. the tracks are going to be closed from noon until 3:30 this afternoon so the notice can reenact the accident that killed two workers on the tracks saturday. yesterday the feds announced the workers had received what's known as simple approval to be
working on the tracks that afternoon. >> as part of the simple approval that the track inspector and the consultant received to allow them to go on or near the live tracks, the responsibility of their safety is on themselves. >> reporter: that approval required the two men to stay together and for one to be designated as the lookout for oncoming trains. investigators have finished combing the train involved for clues and say there doesn't appear to be anything wrong with it. they spent much of yesterday trying to calculate exactly how fast it was going. the train does show signs of an attempted emergency stop. >> flat spots on some of the rear car wheels was noted. such flat spots may be the result of the application of brakes on the train prior to striking the two persons on the track. >> reporter: at the helm of that train was a bart manager who was training to be a train operator during the strike. but bart says that that person
was being overseen by a very experienced trainer. right now live in walnut creek, anne makovec, kpix 5. >> it could take more than a year for the ntsb to finish the investigation. some new details this morning about a teenager who was killed by deputies after he was spotted with what they thought was a real firearm. the "pressdemocrat" reports sonoma county sheriff's deputies shot and killed a 13- year-old boy. they believe he was armed at the time. turns out, that gun was a replica. this happened yesterday around 3 p.m. near moreland and west robles avenues in santa rosa. got calls out to the santa rosa police department right now. developing at 6:30 authorities have new information on the boy who was involved in the nevada middle school shooting. >> 911 emergency. >> a student from sparks middle school -- >> that was a frantic 911 call from a student inside where the shooter was -- police say the boy who killed the teacher and injured two students before
shooting himself was only 12. 7th grader brought a 9- millimeter semi-automatic handgun from home and now police say his parents could face charges. >> there's like a couple of kids trapped in the doorway. they had nowhere to go. mr. landsberry stepped in front of them and saved them because he was aiming at them. mr. landsberry stood in front of him. this kid shot him. >> officers say he shot two students and killed a popular 8th grade teacher before finally killing himself. police still haven't released that boy's name. an undefeated texas high school football team scores 91 points against its opponent even after removing starters from the game. >> but now parents from the losing team have filed a bullying complaint against that texas team. and as jericka duncan reports, that sparked a debate. reporter: the aledo bearcats are considered a powerhouse high school football team in suburban fort worth, texas. at 7-0, they average almost 70 points per game. but last friday, they surpassed that average and beat the western hills cougars 91-0.
>> i wish at some pointed they could say, game over, why finish it? >> reporter: by the time the game was over, one parent from western hills was so upset he filed a formal complaint against the entire aledo coaching staff, write, we all witnessed bullying for 10. it is not a pretty sight. the unnamed parent even suggested the coach should have instructed his team to ease up. >> i would never ask our kids not to play hard. i would never tell them --i would go out there and let them score. that's not what you want to teach kids. >> reporter: coach tim buchanan said by halftime, he did try to keep the score down, even benching his starters. ut dallas professor dr. nadine connell studies the impact of bullying. she says this case fails to meet the standard. meet the standard. >> bullying is not to be mistaken with the normal childhood disappointments, including something like losing a football game.
>> reporter: and many fans agree saying what happened friday night was an unfortunate blowout, not bullying. jericka duncan, cbs news. >> well, there is an investigation under way now to see if the coach acted appropriately. the district expects to have its report completed by the end of the week. some bay area crime victims are now taking matters in a their own hands. san jose police are finding them to be great partners. take the case of a $10,000 bike for sale on craigslist. the bay area bike community checked stolen bike registry.com and found a likely victim in san jose. >> when you see a bike like that for the price that it was, you know that something is really, really fishy for sure. >> police set up a buy-back sting at a san jose gas station. they arrested a man and a woman for possession of stolen property. police say don't ever confront suspects. just be a good witness and collect as much information as
possible, like license plate numbers and cell phones. vandals were apparently hard at work while bart was on strike. joe vazquez shows us the unbelievable damage at one bart station. reporter: the glen park bart station looks like a child's art project except that this nonsensical scribbling was likely done by older kids, taggers who made a huge mess. >> i can't believe how busy they were. >> reporter: there is graffiti on every wall, every column, beside the tracks, above the tracks, even above the third rail, a deadly high voltage part of the track that could kill you if you touch it, and officials say that could have happened because the electricity was on all weekend when the taggers likely entered the station through the tracks, took out the paint cans and brushes and did their damage. >> this station is always very well put together. today it looks like new york. >> reporter: much of this graffiti is actually up pretty high as you can see and so officials are thinking the taggers might have brought their own stepladders and given the volume of vandalism, they are thinking this could have
taken more than a day to do. >> it's a shame. >> reporter: there are surveillance cameras but it probably won't do any good since they are set up to be monitored by personnel who were out on strike this weekend. bart police say glen park is one of nine cases of vandalism during the bart strike. concord, bay fair to oakland to san francisco were all vandalized. joe vazquez, kpix 5. it's going to take a long time to clean that up. >> what a mess. like joe said, it probably took a while to do that. let's check the roads now with liza battalones. >> we are watching a situation on highway 4 where thick fog is being reported in the area. this overturn accident happened eastbound highway 4 approaching morello avenue just being changed now near pacheco boulevard so expect delays there westbound 4 very slow. it's also very foggy at the
golden gate bridge where southbound traffic is beginning to chicken up a bit approaching san francisco. we had an earlier accident outside of the waldo tunnel. that's just been cleared up. and the bay bridge toll plaza, it took a while but now we have delays extended to about the 880 overcrossing with the metering lights on. bart is reporting no major delays on the system. they are offering normal weekday service. that's a look at "kcbs traffic." here's lawrence. >> and very foggy around the bay area if you are just going out the door right now. we have thick fog outside, delays at sfo of over an hour on arrivals. you see on our live camera now toward the bay bridge toll plaza, can't even see it as we are seeing plenty of thick fog, visibilities less than a quarter mile in spots and a dense fog advisory in the north bay until 11:00 today. temperatures now in the 40s and the 50s if you are headed outside. by the afternoon, we will find some hazy sunshine in the south bay and a pleasant 74 degrees. 76 in cupertino. 79 in morgan hill. east bay temperatures get this could still move into the mid- 80s by the afternoon. but as you get inside the bay
those temperatures cool off in a hurry. only about 62 degrees in san francisco. and highs out at the beaches today some 30 degrees cooler than some of the valleys and only in the 50s. we'll have more on your weather coming up. back to you guys. >> thank you. a 14-foot oarfish that washed ashore in southern california last week was pregnant. marine biologist from the vince institute of oceanology dissected the oarfish and found she had hundreds of thousands of eggs. the fish apparently lost her tail and appeared to have been attacked by sharks. those injuries were not deadly. scientists don't know exactly what killed her. 6:39. students at public universities are getting a break sort of. the good news when it comes to college tuition. >> and before you start online shopping for the holidays, don't forget the shipping costs. the major retailer that's changing its policy and it's going to cost. >> the market just opened. early numbers on wall street -- whoa! they're all down. we'll crunch the numbers with
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be feeling the effects of t government shutdown... when 20-14 tax season begins in january. the i-r-s says it will delae start of tax filin 6:43. you could still be feeling the effects of the government shutdown when the 2014 tax season begins in january. the irs says it will delay the start of tax filing season by up to two weeks. that's because the government shutdown right in the middle of the irs preparing its systems for that 2014 season. people would have been able to file starting january 21. the new date will be announced in december. if you plan to shop thanksgiving day, good for you, well, guess what, you'll have a nice list of retailers to choose from. kohl's joins walmart, macy's, j.c. penney and others who are opening their doors nice and early. 8 p.m. thanksgiving day-night to give you a little jump-start on the
holiday shopping season. but a new survey finds most people do their christmas shopping from their home or the office. for the first time more customers and consumers are expecting to shop online for the holidays than in stores. if you want free shipping from amazon, be prepared to pay up. the online retailer just raised the minimum order from $25 to $35. it's a push to get customers to sign up for amazon prime. the service costs $79 a year with free two-day shipping. it's not exactly a scholarship but students at public universities are getting a break sort of. in-state tuition has increased less than 3% this year the smallest increase since 1975 for the past few decades tuition has increased annual at about 8%. the average cost of a public four-year college this year $8,900. a grocery giant based in the east bay could be getting new ownership. let's chat. kcbs radio's financial reporter jason brooks joins us with more
on that. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, frank. good morning, michelle. a lot of buzz on wall street a report from reuters saying that [ indiscernible ] capital management and other private equity firms are interested in buying all or part of safeway. that would be a huge deal. safeway is the second biggest supermarket chain in the country. it has a market valuation of $8 billion. safeway recently adopted a poison pill in its shareholder rights plan to avoid a potential hostile takeover after an activist investor took a large stake in the company. it's been making all sorts of moves to beef up its bottom line as it's getting out of its canadian operations selling those for $5.7 billion, also going to exit the chicago market by selling its dominic's chain. wall street thinks this could happen. right now safeway stock is soaring higher by more than 10%. that's a reason why carl icahn is a billionaire. it's all about buying low and selling high. he got into netflix in a big way over the summer. he bought the stock at $58 and this month he revealed he sold
it not all of it but a lot of it at more than $300 and made a profit of 457% on the stock. stock market overall pulling back after a nice day yesterday. corporate earnings a big reason for that. disappointing earnings from companies like caterpillar. the dow down 59, nasdaq down 25, s&p down 8. netflix is up 2.25% after dropping 9% yesterday. back to you. >> why can't we get stocks like that? >> reporter: got to make the right moves at the right time. >> guess so. thank you, jason brooks. time now 6:46. let's get a check on traffic with liza. >> good morning, everybody. we are going to talk about the commute along 680. chp is checking on reports of a new accident that happened in the southbound direction approaching crow canyon road. at least one lane of traffic is shut down so expect some backups heading through there momentarily. it certainly has been delayed along highway 4. we had a major accident. it's an overturn accident that happened in the eastbound direction.
so it's counter-commute approaching pacheco. you will see slow traffic now in both directions of highway 4 and not too far from there, i- 80 is jammed westbound very slow leaving the highway 4 interchange. that stays heavy through berkeley and emeryville bound for the macarthur maze. just remember, fog is a factor for many commutes out there. the bay bridge toll plaza, the metering lights are on and traffic is backed up from the foot of the maze. the san mateo bridge we haven't had any major problems there. westbound traffic still just chugging along with no problems towards the peninsula. the golden gate commute we have been talking about the fog. you can see it right there. southbound traffic looks good heading into the city and an earlier accident cleared from lanes, 101 outside of the waldo tunnel. just a reminder if you plan to catch bart they are offering full service this morning with no delays. but in the midday they will be suspending service between lafayette and pleasant hill. they will be offering a bus bridge instead between noon and 3:30. so expect possible delays on the bart system in the midday. that's a look at "kcbs
traffic." here's lawrence. >> yeah, very cloudy around, good part of the bay area this morning. the fog is settled in again. looks like it's going to stick around through the morning hours but by the afternoon, what a difference in temperatures we are going to see from the coast to the valleys. still, out the door right now we have some foggy conditions, dense fog advisory in effect in the north bay valleys until 11:00 today. some of the visibilities less than a quarter of a mile this morning. by the afternoon, plenty of sunshine in the bay and the valleys but still continuing patchy fog and chilly at the coastline. then minor changes over the next couple of days. but maybe more changes as we head in toward the latter part of the weekend. right now we have a blocking ridge of high pressure that is sending the jet stream well to the north of the bay area keeping us dry for the foreseeable future. a eventually a couple of lows undercut this ridge of high pressure and a few more clouds and maybe cooling temperatures coming our way over the weekend. today plenty of clouds outside. we have delays at sfo of over an hour on arriving flights. by the afternoon, though, plenty of sunshine and about 65
degrees. if you are headed around the u.s., we have 48 partly cloudy in chicago. 61 in denver. 81 degrees in houston. rain in new york could cause some delays there. temperatures expected to be in the 80s in the interior valleys. 60s and 70s hazy sunshine inside the bay but only 50s out toward the coastline. next couple of days we'll keep those temperatures down a few degrees and, well, a few more clouds over the weekend but lots of sunshine on monday and tuesday. time for your schoolcast today. livermore high school looking good a little chilly to start 50 degrees. 75 and warming up though by lunchtime and the home of the cowboys enjoying their homecoming week, 84 degrees for your final bell. if you would like to nominate your school for our schoolcast, go to kpix.com/schoolcast. >> thank you. >> the cowboys! >> go, cowboys! >> right. >> absolutely. go, livermore! it is 6:49 now. something's fishy in santa cruz and it stinks. len ramirez shows us what's in the harbor. >> reporter: thousands of fish
have died and they are a fly-by fast food meal. for the past three days, this cycle of life has been playing out in front of tourists and spectators. >> i never saw so many together at one time. >> reporter: and fouling the air for the lunchtime crowds. seeing is only half the adventure. smelling it is part of it. >> reporter: once here they swam into a deadened. >> there's some of them there's such a mass of them that they get oxygen depleted. think can't breathe and there's a die-off. >> reporter: clean-up crews have been skimming the water filling up buckets and barrels with fish. they are pumping air to stop the die-off. although this is unusual, it is not unheard of here in santa cruz. in fact, thigh last time this happened was in 1980 and 1984.
in santa cruz, len ramirez, kpix 5. >> there two tons of dead fish in the harbor in santa cruz. time for a look at what's coming up later on "cbs this morning." >> gayle king joins us on this "hump day" with the very latest. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. hello, frank and michelle. ahead, billionaire warren buffett offers advice to washington plus a warning about what he calls a political weapon of mass destruction. and the ceo of starbucks joins us in studio 57 to reveal how the coffee company is moving on to a different kind of, how shall we say, brew. and on the links with condoleezza rice. we'll show you what happened when charlie went golfing at the stanford university golf course. i'll bet you guys know that area with the former secretary of state. the news is back in the morning. we'll see you guys at 7 straight up and i hear that they had a great time. >> who won? >> reporter: i'm thinking that you have to watch "cbs this morning" to find that out because if i told you, frank, i'd have to kill you. >> well. >> reporter: you'll have to watch. >> don't want that to happen.
>> reporter: i know people love you, frank. >> they do. >> i'm glad. >> reporter: see you. >> we'll be watching at 7:00. have a great day. >> i bet condoleezza has a good game. 6:52. britain's future king will be baptized today. why william and kate are having him christened at st. james place breaking tradition. >> reporter: we are learning the details of the tentative agreement between bart and the unions. when we return we'll give you the highlights. the great american novel. so you can happily let life get in the way, while planning for tomorrow. so you can finish the great american novel banking for the life you have investing for the life you want chase. so you can
[monotone] she says, "switch to progressive and you could save hundreds." call or click today. prime minister at the white house today. tensions five things to know at the :55 now. president obama hosting pakistan's prime minister at the white house today. tensions between the two allies have been strained in recent years over u.s. drone strikes in pakistan aimed at al qaeda
operatives. several civilians have died in the strikes. angering pakistanis. president obama has named a trusted economic advisor to lead the team assigned to improve the website for the affordable care act. he had been the acting director of the office of managements and budget and in january he will lead the national economic council. his task is to fix the website that caused a frustrating registration process for americans looking to sign up for health insurance. authorities say that nevada middle schooler who killed a teacher and injuries two students before shooting himself was just 12 years old. the 7th grader brought a 9- millimeter semi-automatic handgun from home. his parents could face charges. his teacher a 45-year-old former marine michael landsberry was shot in the chest trying to stop him. prince george will be christen in the chapel royale in the saint james chapel in london today. this is a live look. you can see camilla parker bowles arriving and some other
guests. the palace has special meaning for william an kate. she was confirmed there and the prince paid last respects to princess diana before her funeral. there's queen elizabeth. prince william and kate are tight-lipped about the guest list expected to be small. we'll also find out who they chose to be prince george's godparents. bart tracks in the east bay will be closed this afternoon so ntsb investigators can reenact the accident that killed two workers over the weekend. buses will take passengers though between pleasant hill and the lafayette stations. the bart tracks are going to be closed from noon to 3:30 this afternoon. the reenactment was supposed to happen yesterday but was postponed until this afternoon. kpix 5's cate caugiran is live now with more. >> reporter: the unions and bart management are tight- lipped about the details of this tentative agreement. it could be misinterpreted and the unions to vote it down and
we would be back at square one. it's the compromise that ended the commuter chaos. >> it is an improvement over bart's last best final offer. this is a significantly better offer. >> reporter: the details come from a private email entitled, atu local 1555 beat back bart's attack on our jobs. it outlined the tentative deal to its membership. workers will get a little more than 15% wage increase over four years. pension contributions begin at 1%. and they go up 4% over the course of the contract. employees will not pay more for medical out of pocket because bart will pay for it out of a retirement fund. and there is a reference about work rules being changed to address the impacts of changing technology and equipment. 15 station agent booths will be getting bulletproof glass and there will be changes to the doors on the booths. bart fares are not expected to go up because of the deal.
they were already scheduled to go up in january. cate caugiran, kpix 5. and we have delays now on 880 as we go to live pictures. nimitz, obscured by fog. fog is an issue for so many drivers and this accident on 880 southbound approaching 16th at least one lane of traffic shut down. so expect delays actually for both directions of 880 now. the bay bridge commute metering lights are on and traffic is backed up from the foot of the maze. so that would be the worst commute for the entire bay area. the golden gate commute is foggy out but southbound traffic is still moving well and bart is on time. lawrence? >> yes. dense fog around the bay area. how about that? looking toward the bay bridge you can't even see it the clouds very thick this morning. delays at sfo on arriving flights of over an hour. temperatures chilly, 40s and 50s now. by the afternoon what a difference in temperatures, 50s and fog toward the coastline. 30 degrees warmer in the valleys in the 80s. no rain. just a few more clouds for the weekend. >> thank you for watching kpix 5 news this morning. remember, your next local update is 7:26.
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