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good morning. it's tuesday, august 11. i'm maria medina. >> hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. it's 5:00. new restrictions are in place on a bustling section of market street in san francisco. drivers are banned from third and 8th street. the new changes are intended to enhance safety for pedestrians at key intersections and kpix 5's cate caugiran is on market street this morning with more on how the new rules will work and just where will the traffic go. that's the big question, cate. >> reporter: definitely is. when the new changes come into play we are interested to see how it works out. the signs are up. so make sure you pay careful attention to the traffic report and make sure you have a map before you go on the morning commute so you can find a way
around the area. you can drive through market street but if you are trying to turn "on" market between 3rd and 8th or from the north side think again. sfmta is trying to encourage more people to take public transit in the area in an effort to make it safer. it's been congested and accident prone. >> the goal is to eliminate traffic fatalities and collisions with pedestrians and bicyclists and motor vehicles because of congestion. >> reporter: the only vehicles will be taxis, delivery trucks, muni and that doesn't include uber or lyft. we know that sfpd will be back here doing traffic enforcement. it will take time for drivers to adjust so you might get a warning or a $238 ticket. reporting live in san francisco, cate caugiran, cate
caugiran, kpix 5. today cyclists in san francisco plan to stage another stop-in protest. they are upset about increased enforcement along the wiggle route which goes around the steep hills in the city. lately police have ticket the more cyclists who don't stop at all stop signs. so cyclists will line up and stop one by one. a fire has burned more than 6,000 acres. the "jerusalem fire" named after a road in lake county is northeast middletown near the rocky mountain. this new fire is burning out of control. cal fire says some resources are being diverted from the "rocky fire" to the "jerusalem fire." the ground under the newer fire is less rugged but the vegetation is thicker. chaparral is burning quickly and sending embers flying. erratic winds are making factfinding efforts more challenging. >> we are experiencing wind shift which is dangerous for firefighters because the fire will be burning one way and
then all of a sudden burning another way. >> mandatory evacuations are in place in the area. no estimate when firefighters will begin to have the fire contain. a man is under arrest for starting a fire in lower lake. juan silva says he was trying to burn an area near his home to create a fire break from the "rocky fire" but you can't do that. only professional firefighters are allowed to create those fire breaks. >> i look forward to the day when we have a show and we don't have to talk about fires. it's been going on for months. >> yeah. in that particular case don't try this at home, right? >> no kidding. we'll have a wind shift again today because we have this area of low pressure that's breezing through the northern half of the state of california winds rotating from the southwest to the west ten to 15 miles per hour. out the door this morning. it is cloudy, foggy, and we have drizzle, 50s and 60s. numbers partial coastal clearing in the 60s. 70s and 80s in the peninsula.
sunny skies 70s and low 80s around the santa clara valley east of the bay. numbers below average should be approaching near 90 in livermore instead low 80s. 80 in pleasant hill with a west wind at 15 miles per hour partial clearing stinson beach otherwise full sunshine san rafael, 78 napa. some of the warmest temperatures near the fire. 87 in cloverdale. clearlake in the 80s. i'll tell you which day will top off at 100 degrees coming up at 18 minutes after the hour. let's check the roads now. your 580 commute just got busier. we got reports of a broken-down big rig blocking at least one or two lanes at grant line so that will slow you down through the altamont pass. busy westbound anyway. in tracy yellow and red so speeds down to 25 miles per hour in some spots. still 17 minutes from the altamont pass and 680. but don't forget that stalled vehicle right at grant line.
westbound bay bridge metering lights off no delays. no delays at the san mateo bridge and golden gate bridge. one suspect is in custody and another is on the run after a carjack attempt in east san jose. the incident prompted a massive police search. it happened yesterday afternoon on quimby road near eastridge mall. the victims believe one of the suspects opened fire at one point but no one was hitter. alameda police are telling everyone there's a serial burglar on the alone. he loose. he is a person of interest in half dozen burglaries. he has a method to consult screens of open windows and climbs into the home. sunday's break-in included a sexual assault. >> i hardly ever lock my apartment. it's always open. >> i have left my door open overnight and driving up to the
store. >> police are telling residents to lock up. it's rarely been necessary in alameda. demonstrations ended with arrests in ferguson, missouri as protestors clashed with police. andrew spencer reports. reporter: as officers take down a protestor a woman gets too close and gets blasted with pepper spray. st. louis county police say a handful of bad actors threw frozen water bottles and rocks at the police lines. officers detained those they thought through or acted outside the rights to peaceful protests. arrests were concentrate on one large-scale protest but accentuate the tensions between demonstrators and law enforcement a year after michael brown's death. at times officers and protestors seemed to engage in constructive conversation and without a curfew in place, those demonstrating peacefully on the sidewalk were allowed to continue doing so.
monday's confrontations were a far cry from sunday's violence when gunshot rang out near police and reporters. [ gunfire ] >> reporter: police say 18-year- old tyrone harris shot at police before plainclothes officers returned fire. he is now in critical condition and faces nearly a dozen criminal charges although relatives say he didn't have a gun and never fired at police. during the day monday demonstrations were mostly marked by civil disobedience as protestors blocked interstate 70 and raised a banner near the st. louis arch reading, racism still lives here. i'm andrew spencer reporting. >> some of those arrested blocked the entrance to a federal courthouse in st. louis. san francisco sheriff has had a suspended driver's license for months. the "chronicle" reports ross mirkarimi's license was suspended in february because he failed to report a minor car cent to the dmv. a spokesman for the sheriff said he was not aware of the
situation and thought the insurance company took care of it. so with the suspended license he can only drive from home to work. his office added, quote, the sheriff is working immediately to resolve the issue. he has contacted the insurance representative. it is now 5:08. scrambling for teachers ahead. new school year. the troublesome districts are going through to fill positions. >> reporter: i'm kiet do. we are live in mountain view where a major reorg is happening at google. you haven't heard of the company alphabet? you will soon. we have a live report coming up. >> from the kpix 5 weather center, unseasonably mild today. alpha i'll pinpoint the day you should expect 101 degrees. should expect 101 degrees. >> changes to ,,
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life's the food that brings us together. and kitchens where every meal is the most important of the day. welcome back to kpix 5 morning news." good morning, everyone. 5:11 on this august 11th. taking a look towards the golden gate bridge, you can't see many cars out there but i bet those that you do have their windshield wipers on at times. drizzle all associated with a very deep marine layer. i'll tell you how that marine layer will affect your forecast as the news continues. >> a little morning dew. thank you, roberta. san jose's guadalupe river
has essentially dried up. all the wildlife it was supported disappeared. preservationists worked hard to revive the river but the drought is undoing years of work. birds, fish, beaver, are now seldom seen. conservationists say it's just one of the many casualties of california's drought. it's almost time for the kids to head back to school and some districts are actually scrambling to find teachers. kpix 5's mike sugerman found out why there is such a crunch and the lengths some schools are going to fill positions. reporter: san francisco needs a lot more teachers as the school year approaches. >> there's no way any of us are going to be able to afford a home in this city. >> reporter: that's true of most professions and it's not new. >> the reality is that there's been a teacher shortage for years. >> reporter: now, we're not alone. >> school districts in indiana might be facing a problem this year. a teacher shortage. >> oklahoma city public schools is in a serious pinch. >> reporter: it's so bad some schools are hiring novice teachers still getting their
credentials to take the place of veterans who are leaving in droves. >> in the past few years, the job satisfaction rate has plummeted. >> reporter: he helps mint new teachers as the dean of usf school of education. one of them is lynn dang who is leaving san francisco schools just after two years ago. >> teaching is a very powerful job. and we aren't appreciated the way that we should be. >> reporter: loves the kids, hates the pressure of standardized tests and the relatively low pay. you might hear the story and say to yourself, how could there be any out of work teachers these days? well, it depends on the on what they teach. english, history, social studies, they have enough of those. special ed. >> within about a month, um, although they're all brand-new teachers, they found jobs. >> reporter: aisha works in special education, in high demand. so are math teacher. >> think about it. you're a college graduate. you specialize in mathematics or computer programming and your options are to go be a
teacher or go work for a tech company making potentially significantly more money. >> reporter: with all the change, if we appreciated teachers like we do athletes, the way comedians [ indiscernible ] >> 80 million guaranteed over six years is another 40 million in incentives based on test scores. >> reporter: -- probably. mike sugerman, kpix 5. >> and it's not likely to get better soon. the number of people entering teaching programs is down 30% over the past three years. >> speaking of tech, it's a big shake-up for one of the silicon valley's tech giants. google now becoming part of an even larger company. kiet do joins us live from mountain view to explain the abcs of the new conglomerate. >> reporter: google even though it has a half billion dollars market cap is now a subsidiary of a new company known as alphabet. that makes alphabet one of the most valuable company on the planet. this took people by surprise.
ceo larry page wrote from the start, we have always strived to do more and to do important and meaningful things with the resources we have. our company is operating well today but we think we can make it cleaner and more accountable." >> what this is, ising is building a larger company that allows the cofounders of google to start managing a much broader set of companies underneath them. so now they have stuff like these wacky science things they are doing not distract people at google but be separate companies that can do their own thing. >> reporter: now, along with google here are some of the other companies under the alphabet umbrella. google fiber provider of super high-speed internet. google x a high-tech incubator along with calico which focus on longevity and, of course, nest which makes thermostats. these companies will remain under the google umbrella,
google maps, youtube and android. so far, so good. shares are up in after-hours trading. live in mountain view, kiet do, kpix 5 kiet do, kpix 5. >> thank you. here's a live look at the bay bridge where bicycle and pedestrian path will re-open in less than an hour. it had been closed because of construction. the re-opening is scheduled for 6 a.m. time for traffic. that's gianna's realm and how we doing on a tuesday? >> we're doing good. in fact, why not take a look at the bay bridge? traffic is actually quiet for the most part. we have had a couple of things pop up but again, chp cleared it very quickly. so they have been busy but they are getting things out of the road fast. your morning commute is smooth. bay bridge clear no delays into san francisco. san mateo bridge, it's an easy ride all morning long. we haven't seen any shuttles on the san mateo bridge both directions. golden gate bridge lane changes done. again traffic is very light out of marin county into san
francisco. now, we saw brake lights this morning through the altamont pass. first reports of an accident near grant line. one near greenville. but that's all been cleared out of lanes. busy anyway though. westbound 580 still 17 minutes from the altamont pass and 680. you have some delays though coming out of tracy so plan for that. also, keep in mind, changes to market street begin today. no turns on to market street between 3rd and 8th streets. westbound use sutter or pine. avoid gear, it's always busy anyway. taking a look at the weather watchers, these are people in and around our microclimates who have a good idea what's going on out there because they are my windows to the world. we have about 7 people reporting this morning. checking in with us from john to keith, george and dave all reporting some overcast conditions areas of fog, as well. i want to take a look at this right here and see what photographs we have coming in. michelle pounder sent this photograph in and i love it!
this was yesterday, and what you're looking at is these high, thin cirrus clouds. they are always very thread- like. this gives you a good indication about 6,000 feet in elevation you're looking at a change in the weather as far as your wind flow is concerned. that was the case yesterday with the southwest and westerly winds. this morning, that wind is pretty vigorous out of the west 10 to 20. it's causing that marine layer to push onshore. and it's also causing some drizzle to scatter around the coast and the bay and even locally inland a good 20 to 25 miles. our temperatures are in the 50s and 60s a little cooler than 24 hours ago. our temperatures mix them up with the winds, currently out of the southwest at 12. we have a little bit of a brisk feeling in the air. 8-mile-per-hour winds in vallejo. 20 in fairfield. winds will be out of the west 10 to 20 miles per hour late day today. so we are kick-starting with a gray start. we'll end up with sunshine and much warmer weather by the end of the week.
this is an upper-level disturbance. this is pretty if you look at the counterclockwise rotation associated with the area of low pressure. that's what's causing the shift in the wind today. once this low kicks out, high pressure moves in by midweek and we start to see the gradual warming. 88 state capital. 78 in the high sierra. our numbers from the 60s through the 70s to the mid-80s. really an outside number of 84 except 87 in cloverdale. we hit 101 inland by saturday. you never know what elon musk is going to do next. the man behind spacex and palo alto-based tesla spend part of weekend wing walking. he and his wife posted photos of themselves atop an airplane wing over england. the plane hit speeds up to 130 miles per hour. musk wrote what could go wrong? nothing did. >> that's not something you just do. >> yeah. >> i mean, i got a few bucket list things?
bungee jumping? parachuting? wing walking? the guy is such a titan in the industry. good for him anyway. >> i go barbecuing on the weekend. >> and do you it weather. [ laughter ] 5:20. a bay area police officer paid to use social media find out why in the next half-hour. good morning, everybody. daddy's back! hey, i've got golf world's most dangerous man with a club in his hand. and i got some high-flying dunks. shots that you will only see shots that you will only see right here on kpix 5. ,,,,,,,,,,
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we are seeing a few extra cars at the bay bridge toll plaza but still quiet as you work your way out of oakland into san francisco. word of a stalled vehicle westbound bay bridge just past treasure island. it is blocking the right lanes so do plan for that. chp headed out to sea. good morning, everybody. at this time of year, if the ballers are on the court in san francisco, it must be summer league championship time! good crowd last night at kezar pavilion. pro am city league championship game one of three. south bay unbeaten for a reason! jerry brown baseline jam. the bay pride had jordan right
to the rack. he exploded for 31 points. with the cameras rolling, it's keith stepping, that's his thing, bay pride won the game 96-87. game 2 wednesday at that same place at 8 p.m. rory mcilroy was like this on the 4th of july, ligament damage from a pickup soccer game. look at him yesterday. all the way back from an ankle injury. he proclaimed himself good to go for the first round of the pga championship. he is the defending championship. weekend rounds on kpix 5 and vegas, they like jordan spieth and they really like rory mcilroy now that he is back on the favorites block. you see dustin johnson and we just threw in tiger woods, oh, for old time's sake 40:1 odds, a long shot. that's sports at this hour.
be good. don't make me come out there! >> man, a lot of coffee. all right, thank you, sir. play of the day, english premier league soccer manchester city at albion. >> looking for tony, beautifully worked, super goal. >> that was super. that was an incredible goal. they won 3-0, manchester. that's your play of the day. it is 5:25. things are heating up in the republican race for president. what a new poll is saying about donald trump's chances now. >> lake county under siege. one fire out another one started. i'm andria borba with more on the "jerusalem fire" burning up here in lake county. >> reporter: and in san francisco if you are thinking to turn on to market street think again. i'm cate caugiran with the new changes that might want you paying attention to our traffic paying attention to our traffic report ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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the newest fire in lake county burned 6,000 acres. the "jerusalem fire" is northeast of middletown and near the "rocky fire." andria borba reports from the scene. >> reporter: firefighters are hoping to wake up sometime this morning with more of a sense of containment around the "jerusalem fire." it raged all afternoon long torching land and taking up everything in its path. smoldering, flaming, raging. in less than a day, wind-driven "jerusalem fire" jumped from small to out of control. >> we are experiencing wind shift which is dangerous for firefighters because the fire will be burning one way and then all of a sudden start burning a different way. >> reporter: sending up big clouds over lake county yet again. >> zero percent containment. >> reporter: the "jerusalem fire" is burning on the southern edge of the nearly contained "rocky fire." >> we just can't get to some of the areas that are so remote. >> reporter: while the terrain is less rugged, the vegetation
is thicker. chaparral and manzanita burn quickly and sent embers and sparks flying leaving a post- apocalyptic landscape in its wake. this fire continued to rage overnight out here in lake county. the "jerusalem fire" they are hoping to have some kind of containment on it when they wake up in the morning. i can tell you this much we are a few miles east of middletown out on jerusalem valley road. as we were coming in yesterday afternoon and evening, you could see paths with doze years cut more lines more breaks trying to slow down the fire in its past with dozers cutting more lines. andria borba, kpix 5. >> a man under arrest for starting a fire in lower lake. juan silva was trying to create a fire break. that's against the law. only professional fires are allowed to do that. weather at 5:31.
>> right now the "rocky fire" they are getting all that manpower shifted to the "jerusalem fire" with 1200 firefighters trying to put it out. very erratic winds from the southwest to the west 10 to 20 miles per hour. we indeed will have more breezy winds yesterday we had some wind gusts up to 25 today this morning 10 to 20 miles per hour heading out the door. temperatures we are in the 50s and 60s. and later today we are talking about numbers with that sea breeze 60s at the beaches, partial clearing. 70s west winds 10 to 20. sunny skies santa clara valley and east of the bay where typically we should be approaching 90 in livermore, instead 81 degrees. north bay numbers from the 60s through the soviets and again a west wind 10 to 20 late day. 62 to 82 degrees in the lakeport area. your full forecast is still minutes away. gianna? >> thanks, roberta. let's jump over to 880 right now. if you are commuting through fremont this morning we have reports of a four-car crash
southbound 880 right at dakota roadblocking the left lane and the far right lane. we are seeing some yellow there on our sensors so speeds are starting to slow down as you approach the scene. you're seizing by mountain middle lanes. 880 northbound near oakland no problems. metering lights not on yesterday on the bay bridge toll plaza. you're slow-and-go westbound heading out of oakland into san francisco. some new restrictions going into effect on a busy stretch of market street in san francisco. drivers of private cars can no longer turn on to market street between 3rd and 8th. the new changes are intended to improve pedestrian safety at key intersections. kpix 5's cate caugiran is at third and market with more on the new rules and where all that traffic will end up. good morning. reporter: that is the question, frank. where will the other traffic go? today will be the real test. and drivers if you are coming through this area, there's going to be no excuses because
really the signs are everywhere. now, this is part of better market street plan, one of the latest chapters of the city's vision zero. the goal, to completely cut down on traffic fatalities by 2014 [sic] [ it's highly congested and known for traffic accidents so again that hope is that these changes will make this area safer. >> so we leave the engineering up to the subject matter experts who obviously do studies. they look at the design of the streets and tray to figure out ways to make it safer for everybody and then we come along as enforcer. >> reporter: now, the only drivers that will be exempt will be taxis, that doesn't include uber, delivery trucks, muni and shuttles and all other drivers can drive through you just can't turn on to the area. sfpd will be watching and if you ignore them expect a $238 ticket. looking ahead, mta says they don't plan to extend these
restrictions part your down market street but you and i both know that's not a guarantee. reporting live in san francisco, cate caugiran, kpix 5 cate caugiran, kpix 5. san francisco sheriff ross mirkarimi's driver has been suspended for months after failing to report a minor car accident. after a warning was issued, his license was suspected in february. a spokesman for the sheriff said he thought the insurance company took care of it. a suspended license allows mirkarimi to drive between home and his office. >> one thing to have a political mistake or professional mistake. but when it gets something about driving and you wind up with a license that you can only take to works well, that's definitely going to have people talking and not in the way you want. >> so mirkarimi is up for re- election this november. his office said sheriff mirkarimi is working immediately to resolve the issue. he has contacted the insurance representative. alameda police warning
residents about a serial burglar. christin ayers reports, residents have been caught off guard. >> we are a sleepy little community here. >> reporter: steve has lived here on alameda's west end for 17 years. he has to think back a decade to the last time he heard about a break-in happening in this neighborhood. >> a lady right over here 10 years ago a guy broke into her house. >> reporter: it just doesn't happen much on this island but this summer has been different. take a look at this picture. alameda police are calling the man seen in this is your still a person of interest in half a dozen burglaries that began june 16. police say the suspect has a distinct m.o. cutting screens of open windows and climbs in, the last break- in yesterday. this time there was also a sexual assault. >> really unusual to have this type of sex crime going on. >> reporter: police are urging alameda residents to lock their doors and windows, something that's never been necessary. >> i hardly ever lock my
apartment. it's always open. >> i left my door open overnight and driving up to the grocery store. >> reporter: until now. christin ayers, kpix 5. >> a state of emergency is in effect in ferguson, missouri and surrounding areas following days of riots. overnight, police in riot gear moved in on people illegally assembled. some officers were hit with bottles as they made arrests. this comes a year after the death death of michael brown. police shot and killed tyrone has ris junior after gunfire erupted between rival groups. harris shot at the cops and officers returned fire. his father says he was unarmed and was in the wrong place at the wrong time. there is a big nfl meeting today in illinois to discuss the face of the oakland raiders and two other football teams. at least one of them could end up in the los angeles market. the raiders and the san diego chargers want to build a joint stadium in carson.
the st. louis rams hope to build a new stadium in inglewood and return back to southern california. today's meeting will include updates on those proposals as well as stadium plans in those teams' current cities. the finance minister of greece says his country is close to securing a new bailout agreement. negotiators have a few details to iron out with international creditors. the three-year proposal is set to be the equivalent of $93 billion u.s. government officials hope to get a vote from greece's parliament this week. it would prevent default and secure the future in the euro. today china took a measure to try to boost its economy. jill wagner of cbsmoneywatch.com reports. she is live and in living color in the big apple. [ laughter ] >> reporter: good morning, frank and maria. the markets rallied to started the week. dow up 241 yesterday. the nasdaq jumped 58 points. china devalued its currency
this morning causing its biggest one day loss in two decades. it comes as china's stock markets have plunged, trade is slowing down and other efforts to boost the chinese economy have been ineffective. ikea will only sell l.e.d. light bulbs starting in september. consumers are concerned about climate change and household bills. they have worked with manufactures to bring down the cost so two packs will cost $4.50. >> thank you. we hear diet pepsi has a new recipe. >> reporter: diet pepsi without aspartame will be hitting store shelves this week. pepsico says it removed that sweetener in response to customer feedback. so from here on in, diet pepsi will be sweetened with other artificial sweeteners like splenda. still not clear though if the revamped drink will pass or fizzle. we'll see. >> they just don't sound good.
you know? aspartame? whatever the other one was. >> too many syllables. it's trouble. >> right. jill wagner of cbsmoneywatch.com, thank you. 5:40. an alarming new study finds that many air traffic controllers work schedules that lead to chronic fatigue. 20% admit serious errors like allowing planes to get too close. 60% say they have fallen asleep on an overnight shift. three out of four say they sleep fewer than six hours a night. the report was written in 2011 but the government refused to release the information to the "associated press." time now 5:40. repairs now to avoid headaches later the rush of people hiring later the rush of people hiring roofers thanks ,,,,
welcome back. this is our hourly uv forecast calculations. it uses the predicted ozone layer thickness over a particular area like there over san jose. oh, it went all the way up to extreme. it should be pretty much high today at 7.8. take care of yourself. we'll have the full forecast coming up. people in los altos no longer need to boil water to ensure safety. last night cal water lifted the "boil water" alert for the last two customers in the city. two weeks ago the utility advised more than 800 customers to boil their water because of e. coli contamination. the prospects of a very wet el nino winter is creating a boom for roofers. workers expect to stay busy
into the rains of november. in fact, roofing company managers say this has been the busiest summer in 25 years. they say homeowners put off preparing or replacing leaky roofs during the drought are trying to get it done before the rains come. donald trump and fox have made up after the network's chairman assured him the channel would treat him fairly. he has been under fire for remarks about fox news host megyn kelly he claims questioned him unfairly during the last week republican debate. he is set to appear on fox today. he is still the republican front-runner too based on new polls. he is holding steady went up a percentage to 24. jeb bush slightly dropped while carly fiorina gained 5 points. an actress from the tv show little house on the prairie is taking her shot at politics, too. melissa gilbert known for playing laura wilder is running for congress as a democrat in michigan. she will be up against a
republican incumbent. she will also have to explain a tax bill that she owes to the irs $360,000 in back taxes. well, all of a sudden a company called alphabet is one of the biggest things in silicon valley. it's the result of a huge restructuring at google. kpix 5's kiet do is live in mountain view to sort out the big shake-up. good morning, kiet. >> reporter: good morning. this could be seen as pressure from shareholders to make sure that all these research projects that google has going on the side doesn't become some kind of boondoggle and drain on the company coffers. in a blog post last night, the ceo hinted at this saying that the company is doing well but they think they can make it cleaner and more accountable. now, this new conglomerate named alphabet, there are some companies under that umbrella. there's the original google of course and then google fiber provider of super high-speed internet, google x a high-tech incubator along with calico which focuses on longevity and, of course, nest which makes
thermostats. these companies will remain under the google umbrella. google maps, youtube. >> we are going to see a search start plateauing as the volume of search ads declines and prices have been declining for the last eight quarters already. less revenue or growth will be coming from this core search product. by refocusing the company on other businesses like youtube, android, chrome, google x, google hopes to make the company more attractive to investors. >> reporter: alphabet by the way has its own website abc.xyz. the google guys had fun with their announcement including a secret shoutout to the show silicon valley. if you whoever over a certain character in the blog post it linings to huli.xyz. shares are up in after-hours trading. in mountain view, kiet do, kpix
5. the whole gang is here is. what's going on in traffic? >> busy on 880 south. we have a couple cars involved, four to be exact and i just saw speeds slow down really fast very quickly there if that makes sense they got the red here so speeds under 25 miles per hour on the southbound side. 0 side. use surface streets as an alternate. traffic backing newspaper hayward at this point for this multi-vehicle accident. northbound 880 through oakland looks pretty good though no delays to report. southbound through oakland quiet until hayward. metering lights on at the bay bridge. westbound 80 eastshore freeway looking good towards the bay bridge. but again at the toll plaza delays there not quite to the maze just yet. that's the foot of the maze at this point. give yourself some extra time
there. the altamont pass busy westbound out of tracy eases up once you get to 680. here's roberta. >> 48 minutes after the hour. good morning, everyone. live weather camera looking towards sfo where you have a ceiling under 1,000 feet. after 6 a.m. we'll probably have delays on arriving flights. deep marine layer a little bit of drizzle especially around the san mateo coast across the bay and even towards the eastern portion of the bay area. winds aricking southwest 12 san ramon, 15 concord. fairfield winds up to 20 miles per hour. winds are a little erratic rotating to the west today 10 to 20 miles per hour. gray up until about lunchtime. partial coastal clearing. mild day today with temperatures below 90 inland. much warmer by the weekend. i love this. it's an area of low pressure and you can see right here is the core about 300 miles off the oregon coastline. what this is doing it's enhancing our marine layer and
pulling down cooler air mass and by the time this moves out of the area tomorrow, we will have our temperatures below average inland. but then high pressure builds in for the desert southwest. that's going to usher in warmer air mass. wait until you see that seven- day forecast. meanwhile, it's currently 43 going up to 78 in truckee. 88 forecast high sacramento. 90s ukiah. sun-up getting later 6:22. by the time the sun sets, temperatures will range from the 60s and partial coastal clearing to the 60s, 70s across the bay, 70s, 80s around the peninsula, san jose below average should be approaching 90 in livermore, instead 81. 70s in the northern portion of the bay area. here you have a repeat performance wednesday, thursday and then triple digits 101 inland on saturday. make it a great day, everyone. frank? >> thank you, roberta. 5:49 now. san francisco police are using social media in their investigations even employing one officer to monitor sites as
a full-time job. they are learning the this is and outs of networking sites. the idea is if you know the right trending topics or hashtags, the tactic of catching criminals via the internet can be applied to all the sites including facebook, twitter or vine. >> criminals now are posting a lot of the guns, their narcotics, cash, they kind of glorify on their social media. >> recently an investigator was able to nab a wanted felon after finding a picture on instagram of him with a gun and earlier this year police were able to return a stolen cello to a girl after blasting video of the suspect on facebook and youtube. it is now 5:50. millions of gallons of toxic waste pushing down two colorado rivers,, ♪ we invented low fares. then everyone else pretty much tried to follow.
that's a fact. but this whole "blondes have more fun" thing... ♪ standing by for fun. ♪ good morning. the nimitz freeway southbound 880. three left lanes down for the county for a multi-vehicle accident with fluid in the road. chp on scene as well as emergency crews. slow to fremont. changes to market street.
more on that coming up. good morning, we are talking about the morning forecast but now let's look ahead until tonight at at&t park. it's madison baumgarner on the mound for the good guys. he is up against scott kazmir former a's. and houston astros in town. clear skies 65 becoming partly cloudy low 60s. colorado and new mexico declared disaster areas for parts of the animas and san juan rivers. three million gallons of gold mine waste sending arsenic, lead and heavy metals into the water. workers with the epa accidentally unleashed the spill as they inspected an abandoned mine site. people are concerned about long- term threats to the water supply. 5:54. a dozen children were hurt after a wreck in berkeley involving a school bus and six other cars. some chopper 5 video showing chain reaction crash that was on interstate 80 near the ashby avenue exit yesterday in berkeley. children were on the way to a field trip in oakland four went to the hospital for treatment
at children's. two of the drivers involved in the crash had to go to the hospital, as well. an unusual police chase in the skies after a paraglider's fly-bypassed an l.a. county jail. a sheriff's helicopter chased him down flying on a motorized paraglider yesterday. now, at first police thought he may have dropped contraband over the detention center. and once police caught up to him, he apologized explaining the wind carried him over the jail. he wasn't arrested. 5:55. we are learning more about the man accused knocking out a police officer at the outside lands music festival. police say zachary holland from l.a. tried to rush past police on sunday to get in without a ticket knocked down a police officer who fell and hit his head on cement block and was knocked out. holland was caught.
79 other people were arrested for trespassing, three for alcohol violations. the officer was treated and released from the hospital. in the next half-hour firefighters can't catch a break a new wildfire in lake county what's fueling the blaze. >> listen up, drivers. major changes to one of san francisco's busiest streets. i'm cate caugiran with the new rules on how much it will cost rules on how much it will cost you if you're ,,,,
good morning. thank you so much for waking up with us. it is tuesday, august 11. i'm maria medina. >> hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. good morning. time now is 6:00. the newest fire in lake county has now charred more than 9 square miles. the "jerusalem fire" is burning out of control. some resources are being diverted from the nearby "rocky fire." the ground under the newer fire is a little less rugged but the
vegetation is thicker. erratic winds making firefighting efforts even more challenging. >> we are experiencing wind shifts which is dangerous for firefighters because the fire will be going in one way and all of a sudden start burning a different way. >> mandatory evacuations are in place for the jerusalem valley area east of spruce grove of the so far no homes very destroyed and no injuries have been reported. let's check in with gianna. >> jumping over to the roads right now, major delays 880 southbound. chp just issued a traffic alert southbound 880 nimitz freeway north fremont boulevard. backed up beyond 92. delays of 47 minutes to an hour southbound 880, 238 as you work your way towards 84. expect at least 47 minutes to an hour delays through that portion. use an alternate. 880 northbound through oakland though that's moving nicely into the maze. but the bay bridge is backed up. metering lights are on. backed up into the maze at this point. a little slow-and-g