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nobody seems to know what's going on with google's mystery barge out on the bay. >> theories on what this thing is range from a floating data center, a retail store, a super secret laboratory, all the way to a floating paintball arena. >> a san jose man headed for the sierra last week looking for gold still hasn't returned. now the search is on. >> he will be okay. >> they took away one of my friends from his parents and from my life. >> mourning a teenaged boy shot and killed while carrying a pellet gun. now andy lopez has sparked a bill to make sure toy guns look like toys. >> as he was passing other vehicles and drove his vehicle back into the southbound lane, he lost control of his vehicle. >> three people recovering this morning after one dead after a suspected drunk driver loses control of his jaguar in wine country. from across the bay to around the world, the stories that matter on "kpix 5 news this morning." >> hold on right there!
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captions by: caption colorado >> your realtime captioner is mrs. linda m. macdonald. we begin with breaking news out of union city right now. a two-alarm fire is burning inside a bakery warehouse. chopper 5 overhead live with the fire on western avenue and pacific street. you can see one of the ladder trucks there a number of apparatus. a lot of smoke, not a lot of flames right now. we have calls into the fire department and will bring you more information when we get it. good morning, it's wednesday, october 30. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. time now is 6:01. developing news from capitol hill. a hearing into the healthcare website problems is beginning. among those on the hot seat today, health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius. some house republicans are blaming sebelius for the problems and are calling for her to step down or be fired. >> reporter: a san jose man went on a gold mining trip and never came home.
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now the search is on in some very wild areas of nevada as they look for clues. >> reporter: and i'm cate caugiran live in santa rosa. california lawmaker wants to reintroduce a bill that could change the way toy guns look, this in light of 13-year-old andy lopez's death. he was shot by a deputy after the deputy thought he was carrying a rifle. >> reporter: and checking conditions right now, down the eastshore freeway, our delays continue to grow. westbound 80 approaching ashby that accident has been cleared now to the right-hand shoulder. the flares are all picked up. but we are seeing delays it looks like as far back as carlson where you see that 22- mile-per-hour sensor and once you get past berkeley then everything continues to improve out towards emeryville but the drive time is now more than a half hour. once you reach the bay bridge toll plaza still no metering lights even though we are past 6:00. a little late for no metering lights yet. we'll let you know when they switch them on.
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golden gate bridge nice flow of travel from novato down towards doyle drive in san francisco. you're still moving at the speed limit and this is a quick check of your drive times. that westbound 580 commute through the livermore valley slow as well as the eastshore freeway. that is your latest "kcbs traffic." here's lawrence with your forecast. >> all right. checking out skies outside right now. couple of patches of fog out there. otherwise, looking good over sfo. got a couple of passing clouds moving on by but so far no delays. and no delays expected. looks like as we head over the bay we have some patchy fog too. the temperatures a little chilly out the door this morning especially in the north bay valleys. they are seeing ground fog there. 37 santa rosa. 45 san jose. 50 san francisco. by the afternoon, though, we are enjoying slightly warmer temperatures mostly sunny skies all the way to the coast a little chilly at the beaches, still there in the 50s. but you head inside the bay a lot of 60s, almost 70 degrees in some of the warmer spots. a san jose man who went missing for gold -- mining
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gold, actually, is now missing this morning. 65-year-old walter steever left on a trip for the sierra a week ago today and hasn't been heard from since. kpix 5's anne makovec has the very latest now on the search efforts. anne. >> reporter: he minus gold in -- mines gold in the area often and knows it well. as for search crews it's a 24- hour operation to find that gold miner from san jose. the area is steep, rugged and difficult to search. >> we have ideas of where he normally travels and that's where we focus our searchers too. and we need to eliminate those areas so we can make sure we're moving in the right direction. >> reporter: when 65-year-old walter steever didn't return home over the weekend, his wife called authorities on monday. his car was found parked in a fire lane in a rural area near nevada city near owl creek and jones bar. about 1200 volunteers are scouring more than 120 acres again today. >> this is a pretty serious
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situation and nobody knows what the outcome will be at this point. >> reporter: steever was known in his san jose neighborhood as a man always willing to lend a helping hand. >> a nice neighbor. you couldn't ask for anybody better. >> reporter: today, they are just waiting for word. >> hope that -- i hope he's okay. >> reporter: the good news is that searchers are calling this a rescue mission, not a recovery mission. they do not suspect foul play. live in the newsroom, anne makovec, kpix 5. while it's been cold in that part of nevada county, there's snow blanketing the higher elevations now up in the sierra. this is how it looked last night near donner summit which got about a foot of snow. no chain restrictions on 80 or 50 up to lake tahoe. hundreds of people packed the church in santa rosa to remember 13-year-old andy lopez. friends and family carried the body of the teen, who was killed by a sonoma county sheriff's deputy last week. the deputy thought lopez had a real gun.
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but it was a pellet gun. and now a state lawmaker is renewing his effort to prevent another death like lopez's. kpix 5 reporter cate caugiran is in santa rosa with more on the proposed bill. cate. >> reporter: michelle, the community in santa rosa is both angry and heartbroken over the death of 13-year-old andy lopez and you can see it in the memorial behind me. take a look. as you mentioned, california state senator kevin de leon wants to make sure tragedies like this don't happen again. >> reporter: state senator kevin de leon and the left originally made the proposal in 2011. he wants fake guns to be translucent or brightly colored. the nra and some toy companies fought the proposal. it never passed. cbs reporter ben tracy asked de leon about that. >> i imagine the people who make these toy guns say the point is for them to look real, and no one wants a gun that's bright pink or bright yellow or bright orange. what do you say to them? >> we're talking about
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children's lives. we're talking about lives that have been cut down by law enforcement because they didn't have the ability within a nanosecond to discriminate between the real thing and a toy. >> reporter: federal law requires imitation guns to have an orange tip on the barrel. but the law does not cover pellet guns like andy lopez's. now, the nra had no comment but in the past their position has been air guns and bb guns should not be treated like toy guns and therefore should not be brightly colored. reporting live in santa rosa, cate caugiran, kpix 5. >> following the tragedy in santa rosa, police departments around the bay area are warning trick or treaters not to carry toy guns on halloween or anything else that could be mistaken for a weapon. a five-year-old girl is among three people hurt in a crash up in wine country. chp officers believe the driver of a jaguar was drunk at the time when the car veered into a toyota on 121 in sonoma valley
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last night. the passenger and the jaguar died. the three people in the toyota were injured. newly released surveillance video shows four suspect in the shooting of a nightclub worker in downtown campbell. police are interested in the three men and woman behind the man with the cowboy hat here at the spot club at about 2 a.m. saturday. investigators say one of these four people shot the worker after he asked the group to turn down their music in a parking lot. police say the victim is now recovering. santa clara is looking to hire more than 100 police officers for the new levi stadium. they will be on duty during the 49ers games, college games, concerts and "super bowl l" in 2016. the pay for the part-time job, $55 an hour. that money will come from stadium revenues. two san jose city council members want to charge recruits if they leave the city's police department to go to another department. the idea is to make rookie officers pay the city back for training costs if they don't
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stay with the san jose department. the city is worried about losing officers to other cities because of lower pay and benefits for new recruits. the woman charged with dui in the crash that killed a menlo park couple is due in court this afternoon after her arraignment was put off for the second day. 54-year-old marjorie reitzell has missed two scheduled court appearances after she complained of chest pains. reitzell faces vehicular manslaughter and dui charges. she was on probation for a dui conviction when police say she hit and killed kamal and balbir singh last thursday. reitzell's brother says his sister had a mental breakdown. happening today, ac transit's board of directors will meet all in an effort to come up with ways to increase ridership. the idea includes day passes, currently not available on ac transit. some other proposals include eliminating time restrictions on transfers and lower the price of local passes. ac transit mainly serves
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alameda and contra costa counties. the nearly 58 million social security recipients will find out today how much their monthly payments will go up next year. preliminary figures suggest cost of living adjustments will go up about 1.5%. that would be the smallest increase since automatic adjustments were adopted in 1975. 6:10 now. the home where apple founder steve jobs grew up may look a lot like a suburban house. but guess what, not anymore. the special recognition given to jobs' childhood home. >> graffiti taking over the walls of oakland. how some companies are taking matters into their own hands to put colors on the walls. >> a little chilly now a few spooky looking little clouds. what about the halloween folk? we'll talk about that coming up. >> and over at the bay bridge toll plaza, they just activated the metering lights just a couple of minutes ago. we'll have the latest on the delays there plus the rest of your wednesday morning commute. it's all coming up after this break. ,,,,,,,,,,,,
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[son] all right,she has no idea. [man] no one told her,right? [son]hi! [mom screams]
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good evening, this is flo. [laughs] yes, i'm that flo. aren't you sweet! licensed phone-ups available 24/7. call 1-800-progressive. more of that breaking news out of union city right now. crews have put out a two-alarm fire burning inside a bakery warehouse. there are about a dozen trucks on hand. you see the latter truck over top of the bakery. it happened on western avenue and pacific street. nobody was hurt. more than 300 homeless children and their families will be treated to a halloween party at the twitter building in san francisco today. the event will be held at runway, a working space for more than 75 technology companies. microsoft andiamer donated costumes for every child. halloween is trending. also lakers. they are playing the warriors tonight in the season opener.
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>> boo, boo. boo. >> it will be a good game. >> boo to the lakers. >> absolutely. >> daylight saving time a reminder to set your clocks back one hour sunday morning. entourage the popular hbo series going turned into a movie. and bob barker the former price is right show host is returning to the show for his 90th birthday. >> he can still bring it. >> he can. happy birthday. and you can follow us on twitter at #cbssf. >> there is a lot of history in the home where steve jobs grew up. the city of los altos would like to preserve the home where steve jobs grew up. the historical commission voted unanimously to designate the property as a historic site. so any renovations of the home have to be approved. apple's cofounder built some of his first computers inside the house with stev wozniak. his sister now owns the house. oakland's tagging numbers are up 60% higher than a couple years ago so local businesses
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fed up are now hiring mural artists to permanently create art on their walls. >> saving me a lot of money in labor. we haven't had to repaint the building in three weeks. >> he used to spend $5,000 a year getting rid of the graffiti from his walls. he says the mural has stopped taggers from coming back. let's get a check on the roads. >> liz, take it away. >> okay, guys, thank you. we'll go out to our drive times t your latest drive times for the's bay, the eastshore freeway still very slow that accident long since cleared in berkeley but still more than a half hour now on westbound 80 from the carquinez bridge slows from richmond down towards the ashby avenue exit where that earlier accident was. westbound 580 slow through the altamont pass and the livermore valley. that's just your usual drive time though for this time of the morning. taking you outside here's a live look at the san mateo bridge. all those taillights that's the commute direction. westbound 92 looking good now
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over the high-rise no big issues. eastbound 92 looks good, as well. so the metering lights were finally turned on over at the bay bridge toll plaza shortly after 6:00. there was a stall near treasure island so that blocked a lane for a while. bridge crews took care of that but in the meantime, the delays continue to grow to the first overcrossing for about 10 to 15 minutes to get on the bay bridge. it's also slow and go towards antioch on 4. slower than usual. there was an earlier crash this morning near somersville. it was quickly cleared to the right-hand shoulder but the delays continue beyond "a" street all the way through those antioch exits. you have to wait until pittsburg before you finally start to see some clearing towards concord and 242. that is your latest "kcbs traffic." here's lawrence with the forecast. >> a little cool in spots if you are headed out the door this morning. we have partly cloudy skies, with a couple of patches of fog outside. otherwise, i think we're looking pretty good as we head through the day, going to see more afternoon sunshine. the temperatures are going to be a little bit warmer for most
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today. and then more seasonal days ahead and some warmer temperatures are out as we head in toward halloween. high pressure building in slowly just enough to bring more sunshine outside today all the way to the coastline so some gradual warming today. i think warmer tomorrow as we are going to see that ridge really start to strengthen a bit maybe even 70s making a return to some of the valleys. sfo no delays expected. we have patchy fog this morning but otherwise, mostly sunny skies by the afternoon. if you are traveling around the country some thunderstorms could cause storm delays in chicago at 73. 65 and showers in denver and thunderstorms possible delays in houston at 84 degrees. all right. around the bay we go. we are going to see cooler- than-normal temperatures but still comfortable toward the afternoon. 67 degrees in san jose and sunny skies. 64 degrees in fremont. and 50s toward the coastline. 60s almost 70 in brentwood, 68 livermore, 67 pleasant hill. inside the bay, we'll see some
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sunshine but the temperatures going to stay down a bit only 60 degrees in san francisco. cool in daly city at 55. next couple of days including your halloween forecast, high pressure building in. should be a very nice day mostly clear skies and looks like a few spooky looking clouds coming our way on saturday and sunday but no rain in the forecast for the next five to seven days. >> the great karnow delivering on halloween night. >> making sure it happens for all the trick or treaters. >> amazing. >> he is. >> thank you. science is coming to life on the streets of san francisco. exploratorium exhibits like these are rolling out along market street. this one whispering dishes is the first at yerba buena lane. the two dishes focus sound in a way that two people whispering across 50 feet can still hear each other even with surrounding street noise. i just saw that in the museum. it's cool. the owner of the washington redskins has no plans to change the team name but that doesn't mean others are willing to use
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it now. the latest media outlets to stop using the redskins name. >> i'm dennis o'donnell. coming up, the warriors open their season against the lakers tonight at oracle and king james and the heat picked up their championship hardware, coming up >> and what's cool about your school? you can email your nomination to us at we may come and feature your school on the show. ,,,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,,,,, you got to love the weekend.
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it's like everyone came to, "if it's good, let's save it for the weekend." so here's to the kfc ten buck weekend bucket. ten pieces, ten bucks. any recipe. just ten bucks every saturday and sunday. today tastes so good.
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good morning, everybody. are you ready for a little nba basketball? the warriors get it on tonight at home versus the lakers and for the first time since the wheel was invented, they have greater expectations than their southern california rivals. >> everybody has a chance to win a championship right now so we are going for it. >> not so fast for the lakers.
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close game against the clippers fourth quarters lakers 18-6 run with the entire starting five on the bench. lakers win and they will be at oracle tonight. check out these odds entering today. the warriors to win the title 22-1. the lakers 50-1! when is the last time that happened? and by the way, yes, the heat favored to win at their third straight title. king james and company got their championship rings hosting the bulls at home. lebron james spins at the baseline for the layup, 17 points, six rebounds on the night and the heat pick up where they left off, they win easily 107-95. >> good night, that is a huge fish! >> linda williams became the first woman to have the winning catch in cabo san lucas' annual black and blue marlins tournament. williams pulled in a 774-pound
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blue marlin and won close to $400,000 and the runner-up also female. that was the first time a woman has won that tournament. michelle, together now, "i am woman, hear me roar." world series again tonight. have a great day, everybody. >> michelle, go ahead. >> dennis sounds shocked a woman can do it. i'm not. >> you're going to have to take that up with dennis. >> i will. >> i know you will. play of the day from the nba. jamal crawford, blake griffin, do you like alley-oops? they do in l.a. the clippers looking good but despite the play of the day, they were losers to the lakers 116-103. the lakers up here tonight against the warriors. the "san francisco chronicle" is the latest major newspaper to stop using the name redskins for washington, d.c.'s nfl team. there's a growing trend among publications and tv shows in refusing to use the team's name. many native americans find the name offensive. so far the nfl has no plans to change it. the team has only one two games
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this season. they play the 9ers on november 26. here's the latest technology when it comes to warships. the navy is finishing work now on the uss zumwalt at its shipbuilding yard in maine. one thing that's special about the zumwalt, its lightweight angular canope showing up radar looking like a harmless fishing vessel. the zumwalt goes into service next year. 6:26. coming up, it took two years for one san jose school to raise the money for some new high-tech tools for the kids. one weekend it all disappears. what the school is missing and how it will affect the students. coming up. >> reporter: i'm live in santa rosa where the shooting death of andy lopez could change the look of all toy guns. details on new legislation that one lawmaker wants to put on the table. ,, ,,,,
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your realtime captioner is mrs. linda m. macdonald a missing woman wasn't found until nearly three weeks after disappearing from a room at san francisco general hospital. but someone may have seen lynne spalding before that. the man police are now looking for. it's a kpix 5 exclusive. we get an up-close and personal look at the floating google barge. the speculation about what's inside. >> partly cloudy and chilly, what about halloween? we'll talk about that coming up. >> eve a stall in livermore on westbound 580 causing delays through the valley. we'll have your latest travel times in just a few minutes. >> thank you, liz. good morning, wednesday,
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october 30. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. time now 6:30. a santa rosa community packing a church yesterday to say good-bye to a 13-year-old boy killed by a sheriff's deputy. services were held last night for 13-year-old andy lopez. friends and family carried the body of the teen killed by a sonoma county sheriff's deputy last week. the deputies mistook his toy gun for a real gun. >> i can't fathom what the mother is going through. >> before the funeral hundreds of people took part in a peaceful march. another march is planned this afternoon. cate caugiran is in santa rosa at the scene of last week's shooting. cate, the death led to new talks about making toy guns look like toys. >> reporter: there could be changes on the way michelle. the memorial behind me marks where lopez was shot and killed by a deputy after he thought he was carrying a rifle. now, one lawmaker -- one california lawmaker wants to
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make sure this does not happen again. state senator kevin de leon on the left originally made the proposal in 2011. he wants fake guns to be translose cents or brightly colored -- translucent or brightly colored. the nra and toy companies fought the proposal and it failed. we asked the senator about that. >> reporter: i imagine the point is for them to look real and no one wants a gun that's pink, yellow or orange. >> we're talking about children's lives, lives that have been cut down short unfortunately sadly by law enforcement because law enforcement did not have the ability within a split nanosecond to discriminate between the real thing and a fake gun. >> reporter: federal law requires imitation guns to have an orange tip on the barrel. the law doesn't cover pellet guns like andy lopezs. the nra had no response to comments but their position in the past has been that air guns
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and bb guns shouldn't be treated like toys and therefore shouldn't be brightly colored. live in santa rosa, cate caugiran, kpix 5. >> someone broke into a san jose elementary school and stole $70,000 worth of laptop computers and ipads. more than 60 of those devices were taken over the weekend from the technology room at river glen elementary school. parents had spent two years raising money to buy the computers. the value is below the insurance deductible so they won't be replaced immediately. the state assembly committee will hold a hearing next month into the deaths of two workers on bart tracks in walnut creek. the chairman of the committee of labor and employment says the hearing is to get to the bottom of what happened this month. the workers were struck by a train operated by a trainee during the recent bart strike. police are hoping to speak to a woman who may have information on the death of a woman in a san francisco hospital stairwell. investigators say the man told a supervisor at general
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hospital he saw someone lying in the stairwell october 4, four days later lynne spalding's body was found. an attorney for the hospital told spalding's family the supervisor checked the stairwell that day but saw no one. happening today, san francisco police chief greg suhr will hold a town hall meeting to discuss this past weekend's officer-involved shooting. officers shot a suspect who was on the run after shooting another man. the suspect treated at a hospital while a victim fled the scene. tonight's meeting will be at the marina middle school at 6:15. today the alameda county sheriff and fire departments will release more information on the probe into castro valley assisted care home. investigators say 14 patients were left with just a skeleton staff at the valley springs manor facility. the state shut down the facility last week citing a long list of violations including inadequate amounts of food, cockroaches and rodent droppings. widow of the nevada middle school teacher who died saving
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others is speak out for the first time now. when sharon landsberry first heard about the shooting at sparks middle school, she sent her husband a text message. when he didn't respond, she knew something was wrong. police say a 12-year-old shot and killed michael landsberry, a popular math teacher and coach. landsberry tried to convince the boy to put down the weapon. sharon says michael left her a note every morning. >> have a good day, my beautiful wife. i can't wait to be home with you and go for our walk. i love you. >> michael left a post-it note for his wife almost every morning. she kept every, single one. michael landsberry will receive a 21-gun salute. his family and friends celebrate his life on sunday. it's a big mystery in santa clara valley. why did one of the region's best known creeks go dry? the three-quarter mile stretch in cupertino and sunnyvale has no water. a lot of dead fish and crawdads
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are now providing plenty of food for birds and racoons. and plenty of headaches for the valley water district. it's been releasing water into the creek from local reservoirs but it hasn't helped. >> we had been keeping the water going to fremont avenue and expected that the water would continue to flow there so it's a little -- we just don't know right now exactly what caused it. >> today valley water district workers will crack open a pipe about a mile and a half up the creek. they hope that water, which comes from the delta, will soon solve the problem. 6:36. halloween night tomorrow, lawrence karnow, can you deliver? >> always a scary forecast! because now a lot of trick or treaters are depending on the weather and this time of year it can get dicey at times but i think this year's going to work out great. we are going to see a lot of sunshine coming our way and some dry weather. today, we are starting out with some spooky patchy fog early on! some chilly temperatures too. in the 30s in the north bay valleys. 40s and 50s elsewhere. by the afternoon we are going to see some sunshine. still on the cooler side of
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average but not bad. toward the afternoon plan on about 68 degrees in livermore. 68 in santa rosa. and 67 degrees and mostly sunny skies in san jose. all right. let's check your "kcbs traffic" with elizabeth. >> people heading towards the bay bridge toll plaza crowded in the cash and fastrak lanes now that the metering lights are on. they cleared a stall that jammed things up on the deck for a while now backed up beyond the 880 overcrossing. things leveled after down the eastshore freeway. we had an accident approaching ashby avenue long since cleared but it took a while for the backups to clear out. westbound 80 more than a half hour now from the carquinez bridge to the maze so it is slightly busier than usual. the delays are worse than normal but again, they haven't grown in the last half hour or so. in livermore, westbound 580 approaching portola a stall is still there blocking a lane and it's jamming up the works through the altamont pass and
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livermore valley. 26 minutes, heavy category, towards the dublin interchange. also very slow through antioch and now those sensors, they are continuing to slow down even towards pittsburg-bay point and on into concord. they are turning yellow. through milpitas westbound 237, a few brake lights actually past zanker road. and bart, everything is on time. that is your latest "kcbs traffic." california could get millions in federal money to pay for sick prisoners. under the healthcare reform plan, medicaid money would reimburse the state for inmates treated in outside hospitals. it would not, though, help pay for healthcare within the prison itself. the pew charitable trust estimates california could get nearly $70 million a year. a secret floating construction project has created quite the buzz on the bay. >> yeah. we have been looking into google's barge since friday and wanted to get a close-up look at what's going on. our brian webb got on a boat to give us an exclusive look at what google is up to.
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reporter: we shove off for treasure island, destination the mysterious floating google barge and the secrets that lie within. something even san francisco's own mayor admits he has no idea about. >> no, they kept the secret from me, as well. >> reporter: as we cruise up, almost close enough to touch, you can see cargo containers stacked four high with dark netting at one end on a barge some 250 feet long. theories range from a floating data center, retail store, a super secret laboratory, all the way to a floating paintball arena. the crew says they did some work on the project but are sworn to secrecy so we found our own expert an architect whose designed projects using shipping containers and building on water. >> at this scale for a floating structure it's the first i have heard of. >> reporter: joe says cargo containers are functional, cheap and by building on water, you're out of reach of many regulations. he thinks the theory of a data
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center cooled by sea water is interesting but his money is on a floating google shopping center. >> they wouldn't be doing something so visibly public with so much secrecy if they didn't want some kind of marketing blast when they announced what it was. >> reporter: but alas, the google-built barge on treasure island will keep its secrets at least for another day. brian webb, kpix 5. >> one of our sources believes the barge will become retail space for google glass but it's a guess because the mountain view company is not talking. that isn't the only mystery google barge. there's another one like it floating off the coast of maine. >> both sides of the country. it is 6:40. uber added a special service for national cat day. it was actually -- it will deliver free friends to right to people's door steps to get a cuddle in. why it wasn't easy to snag a kitten to snuggle.
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that's next. >> have you ever hullsled to catch a bart train? it got to the platform and realized it's not your train. the chains letting riders know if they need to rush even before they enter the station. >> how about the market on this wednesday? open up a few minutes ago. let's check the early numbers. the dow record territory perhaps again today. everything is up. kcbs radio's financial reporter jason brooks will crunch the numbers and more right after the break. ,,
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to deliver kittens door-to- in honor of national cat day yesterday. the only problem. there weren't enough kitte uber promised to deliver kittens door to door in honor of national cat day yesterday. the only problem, there weren't enough kittens. word of the promotion traveled quickly and uber couldn't keep up with the demand. uber also promised cupcakes
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with the kittens. there is a global wine shortage production down 5% last year with an under supply because of bad weather in grape growing regions of france and argentina. the u.s. produces 8% of the world's wine. >> only 8%. >> a thought it would be more. the government shutdown helped keep down job growth this month. even in the private sector they felt the impact here now to chat kcbs radio's financial reporter jason brooks on this wednesday. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, frank and michelle. certainly not an encouraging sign when it comes to hiring, which is really weakened over the past several months. private payroll tracker adp says it was a gain of 130,000 jobs this month. that's well under expectations. lower september by 21,000. we won't feel the full brunt of the goverment shutdown until we get the labor department report. that will factor in public sector jobs, as well. but it is a concern and will likely keep the federal reserve bond buying plans in place. fed wraps up a two-day meeting today and expectations are that
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it won't alter those purchase plans. social media first continue to chase elusive profits. yelp and linkedin reported the earnings after the close yesterday. yelp a loss of $2.3 million. linkedin down 3.3 million in spite of the companies posted some gains in revenue. yelp up and linkedin up. each company spending a lot on things like sales and marketing and research and development. but both stocks are falling quite a bit today. each has really risen a lot over the course of the year. so looking at profit-taking on wall street. let's check the market after record closes for the dow and s&p. dow adding 13 points. linkedin and yelp each falling by around 5%. >> thank you, kcbs radio's financial reporter jason brooks. it is 6:46. now, bart is now focused in on modernizing their trains.
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the plans include replacing those trains in the year 2017. most of the current trains have been around since bart's infancy back in the '70s. trains will have more comfortable seats that are a little easier to clean. >> what is it that people complain most about when it comes to the bart seats? >> it's been the cleanliness of the seats. so that's why we have been making changes that we have. >> also more electronic signs outside the terminals that will let passengers know when the next train is arriving before they go through the turnstiles. it will be nice because there's nothing worse than you're down below and i have to go! >> three lanes blocked. there's a truck and it is fully engulfed right now. one lane is belonged westbound and three lanes eastbound.
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fire crews working to put out the fire but the driver of the truck that's where we're seeing slowdowns right now. one lane is blocked in the commute direction but eastbound that's the where they got three lanes blocked off. let's go outside show you a live look over at the bay bridge toll plaza. busy morning here and down the eastshore freeway all because of earlier accidents and stalls. at the bay bridge, we had one earlier stall nearby treasure island that's gone. but they turned on the metering lights ahead of it and down the eastshore freeway there was a bad wreck in berkeley approaching ashby. so both of those are slow now from richmond all the way down into emeryville. altamont pass through 680 drive time about 27 minutes coming through the livermore valley heading towards 680. and here's a live look at the nimitz. looks like it's getting crowded north of the oakland coliseum. on the northbound lanes of 880 approaching high street. but not enough to impact your drive time yesterday, 16 minutes or so on northbound 880 from 238 to the maze. and southbound looks good all the way down towards hayward and 92. mass transit, good to go
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everywhere and including bart, where all trains more than 50 in fact are all on time. that is your latest "kcbs traffic." for more on the forecast and chill in the air here's lawrence. >> i kind of like the nice fall feel outside a little cold in spots this morning especially in the north bay valleys down into the 30s there. a couple of patches of fog outside, as well. buy toward the afternoon more sunshine -- but toward the afternoon more sunshine and warmer for most of us as high pressure builds in overhead and some very nice days ahead, as well. low pressure now headed eastward and that ridge of high pressure slowly sliding into the bay area. that will bring with it some warmer weather today. i think even better weather as we head towards halloween maybe the best news it's going to be dry for the trick or treaters. 58 degrees, sunny, 51 lake tahoe where some of the mountains there lots of snow across the high country now and more on the way. 50s and 60s around the bay today with nice weather even in
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some of the interior valleys. yourer 60s there. plenty of sunshine coming our way and some nice mild weather for halloween. temperatures moving up into the 70s in many spots even warmer on friday. some spooky looking clouds cruising in as we head in towards saturday and sunday. he schoolcast for today if you are just headed out to christopher high school in gilroy, you might want to grab a jacket. it's a chilly start. temperatures in the low 40s. by noontime, yup, your lunch recess, slowly warming up into the low 60s and by the time you get out maybe mid-60s. christopher high school, the home of the cougars and they are dressing up for halloween, but no excessive treats to school. you have to be careful. >> don't overdo it. >> toothbrushes are good. >> no fun. >> no fun at all. time for a look at what's coming up later on "cbs this morning." >> that would be gayle king's job. she is until the big chair today and standing by the big board joins us with more. good morning. >> reporter: i got on my big
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girl pants. really good to see you both. ahead, cbs news has learned new information about when the obama administration was warned about potential problems with the healthcare website. nancy cortes is on capitol hill where health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius is facing congress right now. plus do you remember last month when we introduced you to the soldier who made it his mission to rescue the afghan translator who saved his life. we were there last night when that interpreter arrived in the u.s. and, boy, is this a great story? look at this. they were reunited last night at the airport. it's my favorite story of the newscast today. and trouble with the trendiest condiment. the new plant that has neighbors fired up. the news is back in the morning. we'll see you at 7:00. it's a seracha plant.
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what is it? somebody said it was a sausage. it's wrong. >> they are wrong. you have to try it. >> have some water nearby. all right. have a good day. >> they are laughing in new york. okay, thanks. have a great show. 6:52. game 6 world series in boston at fenway. why getting to boston turned into a very long journey for the cardinals. we'll tell you. >> a man from san jose is missing after searching for gold in the nevada wilderness. coming up the challenges searchers are facing this morning. so you can start 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
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health law rollout fiasco. sebelius testifying before the house energy committee. she apologized for problems that have been frustrating for so many americans trying to sign up for mandatory insurance. sebelius says she is accountable for fixing the glitches by the end of november. the national intelligence director told congress spying on heads of states is common. james clapper testified the u.s. tries to find out what other world leaders are doing just as other nations spy on americans. the practice became public after leaked documents revealed the ns "a" list end in on angela merkel's private cell phone when the national security agency listened in on angela merkel's private calls. congressional negotiators will try to find a compromise on the budget. house and senate negotiators sitting down today for the first formal negotiations to sign a budget deal before the temporary budget expires on january 15. >> the cardinals are waking up in boston this morning after
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spending 7 hours on the tarmac in st. louis. a mechanical problems grounded the team's chartered plane and delta airline officials said it took tyke to get a crew and plane that was the right size. tonight is game 6 in the world series. hundreds of people packing a church in santa rosa to mourn the death of 13-year-old andy lopez yesterday. he was killed by a sonoma county sheriff's deputies last week who thought lopez was carrying a real gun but it was a pellet gun. a bill may pass that will require all tower guns to look like toys to make them translucent or colored. about 100 people are searching for a san jose man missing since headed for the sierra to mine for gold. 65-year-old walter steever left on his trip a week ago today and hasn't been heard from since. kpix 5's anne makovec has more on this developing story from the newsroom. >> reporter: steever mines gold in the area often, so he does know it fairly well. but search crews have their
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work could you tell out for them. it's a -- work crews have their work cut out for them. it's a 24-hour operation to find him. 65-year-old walter steever left for a gold mining trip in nevada county on october 23. >> this is a hobby he cares about coming down here frequently. you don't come to an area like this where it's in the middle of nowhere without wanting to do it. >> reporter: when steever didn't return home over the weekend, his wife called authorities on monday. his car was found parked in a fire lane in a rural area in nevada city near owl creek. around 100 volunteers are scouring more than 120 acres. the terrain is rocky and rugged. >> it's very difficult, very steep, as you can see. very difficult to search. >> searchers are calling this a rescue mission not a recovery and they also say they don't suspect foul play. live in the newsroom, anne
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makovec, kpix 5. and it is now a "kcbs traffic" alert and mess in fairfield because of the truck fire eastbound 80 by travis boulevard. three lanes blocked eastbound more lanes blocked westbound. at last check the fire was engulfed in flames. not sure about injuries. meted meet are on at the bay bridge toll plaza. eastshore freeway commute rough this morning too because of an earlier crash in berkeley. that's traffic. here's lawrence. >> all right. we have just a couple of patches of fog out over the bay but the sun will be coming up shortly and looks like we are going to see a whole lot of it as we head in toward the afternoon. a little chilly in spots right now. some 30s in some of the north bay valleys. 50s and 40s elsewhere. by the afternoon we are expecting a little bit warmer temperatures well into the 60s inland. 50s coastside and 60s but sunny inside the bay.
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nice for halloween though, guys. nice and dry. >> thank you. captions by: caption colorado good morning to our viewers in the west. sit wednesday, october 30, 2013. welcome to "cbs this morning." right now the woman in charge of rolling out the president's health care law is facing an angry congress. cbs news learns the white house had weeks of warning. >> only on "cbs this morning" a u.s. soldier rescues a translator that saved his life. we're there reunion. mark phillips is in the town using the bright idea to see the light. >> we begin with a look at today's eye opener, your world in 90 seconds. >> i'm as frustrated and angry


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