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long-awaited statewide guidelines for medical marijuana. kpix 5's kiet do is live in san jose a city that struggled for years to figure out how to regulate marijuana. kiet. reporter: good morning. it looks like the haze may be lifting on statewide regulations on medical marijuana. there was a flurry of activity last night with lawmakers as they struck deals on a wide range of bills to try to rein in that industry. first off, they created what's called a bureau of medical marijuana regulation to oversee every aspect of the industry from cultivation to retail distribution. next, cities and counties still have the right to ban medical marijuana businesses. individuals will have the right to grow it themselves. the deal also addresses some of the environmental damage done by outdoor crops that steal water and pollute forests are chemicals. all these measures will be up for a vote today when lawmakers adjourn for the year. also up for a vote the "end of life option" act otherwise known as the "right to die" or assisted suicide. it would allow doctors to
prescribe a lethal dose of drugs for those who are second. the patient must submit two verbal requests 15 days apart and then a written request to a doctor signed in front of two witnesses. there's been emotional debate for years but it took a new urgency when brittany maynard moved from california to oregon to kill herself after she was diagnosed with brain cancer at age 29. she captured the whole experience on video and urged lawmakers to pass legislation. after the assembly vote yesterday, maynard's husband took a moment to reflect. >> i'm keeping my promise to brittney and fulfilling that promise but it certainly is bittersweet. >> reporter: the bill now heads to governor brown's desk. he has not given his position on this issue other than some concerns about the legislative procedures. kiet do, kpix 5. a bizarre chase through the streets of san francisco and the water. this was a head shaker. kpix 5's anne makovec has the bizarre details of a chase,
standoff that began with a traffic stop and ended up in the bay. good morning. reporter: good morning. we cover a lot of police chases and local news. this one was unique. it was slow speed and it was wet. it started after a guy was driving erratically on 280 and then jumped in the water here near the 4th street bridge in san francisco's soma by the china basin ballpark area. watched what happened next. this guy was at first hanging on to a pier trying to hang on to some of the pilings and then poking his head up and down out of a manhole cover. so authorities surrounded that. then when he saw officers were still on his tail, this guy started swimming away from police boats, doing the back stroke. then we see him shimmying up a piling, swinging really like a modern day tarzan. finally he walks to the edge of the old pier and then starts to multitask getting in a quick
workout doing some pushups. >> we were able to more or less quarantine him in an area of the derelict peer by way of the rescue swimmers, police boats, fire department, jet ski joined in the operation. >> reporter: and they nabbed him. the man was taken into custody wrapped in a blanket and put on a stretcher. you may remember a couple of weeks ago a woman is accused of jumping in the bay to evade police. clearly, this, um, tactic does not work well for suspects. live in san francisco, anne makevoc, kpix 5. firefighters say the state's largest wildfire is threatening an ancient grove of giant sequoia trees. now crews are building a five mile defensive perimeter to protect the trees from the flames. the famous 268-foot-tall general grant tree stands in the forest and is believed to be about 3,000 years old. a measure that would have extended california's greenhouse gas reduction targets is being delayed until
next year. it came a day after it was withdrawn. another one called for california to cut use of gasoline in half. 5:04. we are getting a bit of a cooldown today but not cool by any means. >> it depends where you live. >> i love 98, come on. >> if you live at ocean beach, congratulations! otherwise, i'm sorry. >> livermore, not so much. >> we are going to cool down. we are going to see more significant cooldown next week. this is just the beginning. outside now we have a significant temperature range already. you can just get an idea of who is going to cool down and who isn't. right now -- although santa rosa 52, i don't think you're going to be that much cooler later today. the coast san francisco 56 staying cooler thanks to fog, that marine layer beginning to build. inland, warm, 70 right now in livermore. you're going to see triple digits today. and then 80s, 90s, likely elsewhere. 80s around the bay, 90s inland
like concord and san jose. we have sunshine for most of the day, hot again away from the coast but big changes coming this weekend. more on that in just a bit. but first gianna with traffic. we have reports of a new accident north 101 at ninth. chp heading out to the scene. other than that it's foggy in some spots especially here at the golden gate bridge. so limited visibility as you work your way across the span. also in marin county lucas valley road is open just a heads up until 7:00 today. after 1:0 though they will have traffic -- after 1:30 though they will have traffic control in place and a possible closure to mop up a paint spill from yesterday. otherwise quiet in san francisco. foggy conditions on highway 1 and 280 in daly city. limited visibility there. they just cleared an accident eastbound 37 right at 80. everything now out of lanes over to the right shoulder. a wild chase through the streets of los angeles ends with a scary hostage situation for dozens of families. police say the man stole a car,
led them on a chase and then stormed into a packed restaurant. the man was eventually killed but not before he took hostages. don champion has the story. reporter: those gunshots from police ended a harrowing night out to dinner for people inside this los angeles restaurant. >> i just hear a man screaming, get down, get down! >> oh, whoa, whoa! >> reporter: moments before that the man who police stole a car crashed after leading officers on a chase through three l.a. communities. >> whoa! made contact. >> reporter: he even fired shots before running into the restaurant. >> he has the gun in his hand and shooting in the air! >> reporter: the suspect soon let dozens of customers go but still had hostages inside. many who were freed ran out with their hands up. >> these are families inside that restaurant! >> reporter: the ordeal ended when a s.w.a.t. team stormed the restaurant and shot the suspect. no one else was hurt.
don champion, cbs news. today marks 14 years since the attacks of september 11th, 2001. this is the pentagon. some live pictures with the sun up this morning. and near the site of the world trade center. the towers in new york. family members are reading the names of victims this morning. this is in new york. in shanksville, pennsylvania, people gathered last night to honor the 40 victims who died on united airlines flight 93. that flight had left newark, new jersey and it was bound for san francisco. in the bay area, a ceremony to honor those victims will be held this morning in union city. that will begin at 10 a.m. at the flight 93 memorial. it's located in the sugar mill landing park. a salinas city councilman has been arrested on suspicion of felony domestic violence, false imprisonment and kidnapping. jose cast stinnett that was booked into monterey county jail yesterday. they say he forced a young woman in her van, locked her inside and drove her to another
part of the city. he is accused of striking her several times. investigators say the alleged victim had recently ended a relationship with castinetta. a backlog of rape kits is about to be cleared in two bay area counties thanks to a $38 million grant being split in 32 counties in the united states. more than 1,000 kits in alameda and contra costa counties will be tested. some of them date back to 2009. results of the kits will be then entered into a national database to identify suspects using dna evidence. a city of san francisco reports there's an 18-month moratorium on new market rate housing in the mission area would drive up housing costs all overtown. the report goes on to say the moratorium would not prevent a displacement of people who currently live in the area. proponents say the moratorium is needed to protect long-time residents from rising rents. vice president joe biden was a guest on last night's "the late show with stephen colbert" but it's not clear if
he will join the 2016 presidential race. biden said he still isn't sure if he can fully commit to a campaign just months after his his so beau died from brain cancer. >> i promise you you have my whole heart, soul, energy and packs to do this. and i would be lying if i said that i knew i was there. >> although he is not in the race, biden rose 6 points to 20% in a new cnn poll of democratic voters. the frontal system, hillary clinton, slipped to 36% -- the front-runner, hillary clinton, slipped to 36%. bernie sanders is at 26%. carly fiorina will be in next week's debate because of her rising poll numbers in the republican debate. growing concerns this morning over a new painkiller for kids. why some people think it will lead to a spike in addiction. >> plus, dead birds all over bay area beaches this morning we find out why they are dying in record numbers.
sometime now is 5:13. it's a foggy start to your friday morning commute. you're looking at a live shot of the golden gate bridge. your forecast is coming up in just a bit. well, take a look at this. nasa captured what looks like a tornado on the surface of the sun. they say it's plasma. the solar cyclone spun around 40 hours earlier this month. it measures 5 million degrees fahrenheit. >> they win! floods in tokyo areas. swatches of the road ripped up and mangled entire blocks sitting in a big sea of brown water. neighbors and rescue officials are working to assess the damage in joe so. toxicology tests show a young man shot and killed by pleasanton police was not on
drugs. 19-year-old john demming was shot and killed by police in july. he had allegedly broken into an auto showroom. details of the altercation with police are unclear. pleasanton says the investigation is ongoing. arizona police investigating shootings in the phoenix area are worried they have a copycat. the number of shootings on i-10 in phoenix started two weeks ago when bullets struck three vehicles. there have been 11 confirmed shootings the most recent yesterday morning. police face the additional challenge of a possible copycat copycat. >> i don't know if it's the same suspect. a 13-year-old girl's ear was cut when a bullet struck the suv she was in. police are getting support from local s.w.a.t. teams and the fbi.
parents are worried about a new generation of addicted children. the fda-approved oxycontin for children under 11. it's for chronic pain and terminal illness. pediatric doctors applaud the approval but some worry it will lead to a spike in addiction among children. >> we lose a child every 19 minutes to an overdose of a prescription drug. >> a poll says it can be used safely in children. gianna is in. it's friday. "friday light"? how are we doing in traffic. >> in some spots it's "friday light." most of the areas not too bad if you work your way through san jose. accident on 101 in san francisco at ninth. couldn't find it there. it's westbound 80 at fourth as you work your way into the
city. one lane is blocked. fogfoggy from marin county into san francisco. use caution on the span along golden gate bridge. use caution in daly city and san bruno. again as you work your way up north there especially into san francisco. westbound 580 through the altamont pass sluggish out of tracy but you will see things slow down right there through the livermore valley 19 minutes from the altamont pass to 680. eastbound we are seeing some delays for some early-morning roadwork there. bart on time this morning. 41 trains. golden gate ferries no delays. caltrain looks good. "ace" train no problems. san mateo bridge no problems both directions between 880 and 101. 880 clear northbound into oakland. southbound no delays out of oakland into hayward. here's julie with the forecast. thanks, gianna. yeah, we are starting to cool down, starting being the keyword.
weather watchers reporting a wide range of temperatures this morning. first of san leandro 62. partly cloudy skies though a little bit of that coastal cloud cover making its way inland but as we go farther inland let's say brentwood here 74. clear skies and 69 degrees updated with jerry wilcox, but warmer inland, cooler by the coast. all temperatures beginning to cool down today just not really significantly. here's the deal. high pressure slowly weakening. as it does temperatures will slowly cool down. heading into this weekend, cooler still with increasing clouds. throw in a curve ball here. remnants of hurricane linda passing by increasing cloud cover helping to cool down but increased humidity as well so it may not feel as cool as the actual temperature reading. i think temperatures will be down to the 90s for the warmest spots. here's what to expect. through the next couple of days, sunny and hot again today inland although slightly cooler than what we have seen lately. seabreeze and relief near the
coast starting out foggy there. more cooling later this week with more onshore flow. highs today, 102 in morgan hill. 92 cupertino. 91 los altos. 68 half moon bay. warmer triple digits still just not quite as warm inland. 102 in brentwood. 100 pittsburg, 87 in vallejo. we are talking 70s and 80s around the bay 77 berkeley 93 kentfield 68 bodega bay today and your extended forecast shows mostly sunny today, still triple digits. cooling down into the 90s for the warmest spots this weekend increasing clouds, increasing humidity, and then cooler still, look at this back to near average, near normal for this time of the year for next week. we are going to see highs in the 80s. i'm going to throw one more thing out there. >> okay. >> possibility of some sprinkles by the end of the weekend thanks to the remnants of linda. not going to use the "r" word. i don't think everybody is going to see it but don't be shocked if you get a couple of
sprinkles. >> roberta's takes a day off and everything changes. >> we just -- roberta takes a day off and everything changes. >> we just can't get by without her. thank you. [ laughter ] it is 5:18. how about some soup? straight from your coffeemaker? yup. keurig is bringing its popular k-cups to the soup aisle. they teamed up with campbell's to create soup in a k-cup. you brew a pod of broth and it drips down to a delicious packet of noodle soup mix you place in a cup below. eh, i don't know about that. >> it would compete with your coffee. you need coffee more than soup. >> in the morning, that's for sure. 5:19. up next, more people riding bikes means more injuries and if you are over 45, that could be bad. details after the break. >> and i'm dennis o'donnell. coming up, did tom brady show any effects from his controversial off season? well, the nfl kicked off last night. patriots steelers and yes, there was more controversy. that story coming up. in today''s jobs report jill schlesinger looked at one way to keep employees happy.
show a little gratitude. >> reporter: over the last year the labor market has been improving. california has added more than 430,000 jobs. that growth makes it harder to hire talented people and also means that companies need to keep their current employees happy and productive or risk losing them to the competition. expressing gratitude has been proven to be an effective tool for motivation and satisfaction. a survey by the john templeton foundation found that employees give their best efforts on the jobs when coworkers and bosses appreciate their work. workplace coaches recommend a simple exercise to promote work place gratitude. write every team or staff member's name on a separate piece of paper. then ask everyone to write one nice word or thought about each member of the team nonesly. distribute the comments to team members so they can see what their coworkers appreciate about them. you can suggest that everyone post this to their computers so they see it every day as a
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that's because more adults are riding bikes either for exercise or to commute to work. to avoid injury, experts advise wearing helmets and reflectsive gear. good morning, everyone. having proven that "deflate- gate" was a bunch of hot air, tom brady got back to doing what he does best deflate opponents. his suspension shot down last week in federal court and last week he took it out on the steelers. 288 yards, four touchdowns, three of them to that man, gronkowski. he set a team record with 19 straight completions. patriots won 28-21 but after the game the steelers coach handed a foul play because of inoperable headsets on the sidelines. >> that's always the case. >> here? >> yes. >> you're saying that every time you play here, you have radios -- >> i said what i said. >> you didn't have any communication? >> we were listening to the patriots radio broadcast for
the majority of the first half. >> oh, i'm sure that was by accident. right? the 49ers take on the vikings kpix 5 monday night. colin kaepernick is hoping to improve on last year's so-so campaign. he was asked yesterday if he wants people to think of him as more of a running quarterback this year? >> i'm really not too concerned about people's opinions of what they see or view me as. i mean, i was also the black quarterback with tatoos. so once again, not something that really crosses my mind. >> yeah. the bottom line is, as long as colin kaepernick wins football games, nobody cares. 9ers and vikings monday night on the big 5 and don't forget, the raiders kick off their season at 1:25 sunday right here. we'll have "5th quarter" following both football games. have a great weekend, everybody. a lot of football. thank you be dennis. it is 5:25 on this friday. a clear message of hate spray- painted in a san francisco community. how local leaders are now turning the tables. >> and lawmakers in sacramento
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big changes are on the way. i have details coming up. traffic at the bay bridge plus an accident on 80 in san francisco. good morning, it is friday, september 11th. i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. it's the final push the last day for the bills to mass the legislature and two of the biggest -- to pass the legislature and two of the biggest are the "right to die" bell and the statewide guidelines for medical marijuana. kiet do joins us live in san jose with the struggle to how to regulate marijuana. good morning, kiet. >> reporter: good morning. it has been two decades since california legalized medical marijuana. finally lawmakers are set to vote on a set of bills that hopefully will clear the smoke. first off, they created what's called a bureau of medical marijuana regulation to oversee every aspect of the industry from cultivation to retail distribution. next, cities and counties still have the right to ban medical marijuana businesses. individuals will have the right to grow it themselves.
the deal also addresses some of the environmental damage done by outdoor crops that steal water and pollute forests are chemicals. all these measures will be up for a vote today when lawmakers adjourn for the year. also up for a vote the "end of life option" act otherwise known as the "right to die" or assisted suicide. it would allow doctors to prescribe a lethal dose of drugs for those who are second. the patient must submit two verbal requests 15 days apart and then a written request to a doctor signed in front of two witnesses. there's been emotional debate for years but it took a new urgency when brittany maynard moved from california to oregon to kill herself after she was diagnosed with brain cancer at age 29. she captured the whole experience on video and urged lawmakers to pass legislation. after the assembly vote yesterday, maynard's husband took a moment to reflect. >> i'm keeping my promise to brittney and fulfilling that promise but it certainly is bittersweet. >> reporter: the bill now heads to governor brown's desk. he has not given his position on this issue other than some concerns about the legislative procedures. kiet do, kpix 5.
crews are battling a fast spreading wildfire in the sierra foothills. the butte fire has burned nearly 15,000 acres in amador and calaveras counties. it's destroyed six buildings and two outbuildings since it began on wednesday east of jackson. cal fire says 1500 other structures are threatened. and fema has already authorized federal funds to help california battle this fire because it has potential as a major disaster. the fire is just 10% contained. bus riders in the east bay had to sweat it out during the heat wave. ac transit says 230 buses in its fleet don't have air- conditioning. so they are putting newer buses in hot cities like castro valley and free. cities like oakland where it was in the midnights this week got some of the buses with no air-conditioning. ac transit says it doesn't have the money to put ac in the older buses.
it's catch as catch can. >> you feel for the passengers. >> you do. >> and the drives. >> you can't imagine trying to navigate san francisco traffic when your body temperature -- >> when you don't have ac? you got the windows down and it's 90. oh!! >> fans were sold out throughout the city over the lease couple of days and i was just chatting with one of the folks at kcbs, at least last night i was able to sleep. a hint that things are starting to cool down. we are moving in that direction especially here in the city and along the coast today. we have a bit of marine layer that's helping to get us off to a cooler start. inland i hope you have air- conditioning because it's still warm for folks inland. right now out the door, 70 livermore, 56 in san francisco. concord 65. oakland 62. santa rosa 52. hour by hour in san francisco, starting out with some coastal cloud cover and fog. by this afternoon we'll warm up with plenty of sunshine into the 70s.
mid-70s and then once again this evening fog returns. your full forecast is coming up but first gianna with traffic. traffic loading up at the bay bridge toll plaza. no metering lights yet but that will probably change in the next few minutes. decent delays it looks like bend the first overpass at this point. still clear off the eastshore freeway no delays coming out of may see as of yet. across the span, an earlier accident westbound 80 at 4th is cleared out of lanes but still slow-and-go conditions. chp ran a traffic break to clear that accident over to the right shoulder. later on heads up, to the 280 extension, some delays this evening as the giants are back in town taking on the padres. first pitch at 7:15 at at&t. brake lights along the altamont pass, busy out of tracy. you're going to see slow conditions as you work your way westbound from the altamont pass to 680. 24 minutes to make your way through that commute. frank. a somber day in history today marks 14 years since the attacks of september 11th. take a live look at the white
house where a moment of silence will be observed in just a matter of minutes. near the site of the world trade center towers in new york, family members will read the names of victims today. in shanksville, pennsylvania, people gathered last night to honor the 40 victims who died on united airlines flight 93. that flight had left newark, new jersey for san francisco. back home in the bay area, a ceremony to honor the flight 93 victims will be held this morning in union city. it begins at 10 a.m. at the flight 93 memorial. it's located in sugar mill landing park. a high-speed chase led to some terrifying moments in los angeles last night. it started when police chased a man through three communities before crashing and running into the restaurant holding families hostage. in the end, a s.w.a.t. team stormed the restaurant and shot the suspect killing him. no one else was hurt. a chase that started on the streets of san francisco ended
with a bizarre standoff in the bay. >> this was strange. kpix 5's anne makovec live in san francisco, where the watery manhunt began with a traffic stop. this has to be one of the strangest chases any one has ever handled including the police. bizarre. >> yeah. it really was weird. a lot of people watched it unfold yesterday afternoon. we have covered a lot of high- speed chases with police on highways. this was a slow-speed chase in the water. it started near the ballpark and the 4th street bridge. it all began when the chp tried to stop a motorcycle rider for cruising down the shoulder of 280 near king street at around 4:30. >> the officer attempted to stop that motorcycle and he took off. >> reporter: the rider hit a car and then ran and jumped into the channel. >> holding on to piers, pilings of a derelict peer. >> reporter: and he is seen poking his head out of a
manhole cover. >> he saw authorities and when back in the water. >> reporter: he retreated to dry land up a piling to land back on the old pier. once again cornered he decided to bulk up. he dropped and gave the sfpd20 pushups. >> he didn't want to be taken into custody. >> reporter: but that is where the cat and mouse game ends. after crawling down and sitting on a pipe, negotiators moved in. >> we were able to more or less quarantine him in an area of the derelict pier by way of the rescue swimmers, the police boats and fire department jet ski joined in the operation. >> reporter: eventually, the negotiations paid off wearing only his shorts, the suspect was taken into custody wrapped in a blanket and put on a stretcher. >> reporter: so history reminds us all of the woman accused of
jumping off the bay bridge to elude officers. clearly, criminals, this is not a good strategy. live in san francisco, anne makevoc, kpix 5. >> he got caught. thank you, anne. a new twist in a rash of racist graffiti scrawled around san francisco. community leaders seizing the opportunity to spin the hate into a show of support. they held rallies yesterday one in chinatown the other in the portola neighborhood where the messages first popped up on monday. you see them there. organizers say it's important to speak out against what they call a rising tide of intolerance. >> let's be honest, man, you got presidential candidates who are putting a lot of hate messages today nationally about foreigners coming into the country and taking jobs. >> police arrested the alleged vandal 62-year-old john schenone. he could face felony hate crimes and vandalism charges. well, interest rates are on the minds of a lot of people as
we go into the weekend. >> here's jill wagner of cbsmoneywatch.com with your friday morning financial news. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. investors are waiting for the all important federal reserve meting next week and a possible decision about when the fed could raise interest rates. yesterday the dow jumped about 76 points. the nasdaq was up 40. today of course is the 14th anniversaries of the september 11th attacks. wall street is just a few blocks away from ground zero. organizers of the september 11th national day of service and children born on 9/11 will ring the opening bell this morning. traders will also observe a moment of silence. the average cable tv bill hit a record $99 this year up 39% from 2010. the survey found that 83% of homes subscribe to cable down 4% in the last five years as
people cut the cord. mine is way up in. >> we hear that keurig is now in the soup big. >> it's pretty incredible. but keurig has teamed up with campbell's and they are making soup. they come in two flavors, chicken noodle and southwest chicken noodle. run a brew cycle after making soup to keep your coffee from tasting like soup. >> it looks good in the pictures but the whole idea of making soup through a little canister like that? >> not sure. >> thank you, jill. stephen colbert his interview with uber's ceo last night came with an unexpected twist. a protestor. the incident did not make air but audience members say during the interview, a man seated in the balcony interrupted to say
that uber is, quote, destroying full time professional taxi jobs. colbert asked the ceo how he responds to that claim. >> in the uber world you can use your own car. you don't pay $40,000 to rent a vehicle. you make more dollars per hour, and it's flexible. you don't have a shift. you can turn on your work when you want to and you can turn it off. you want to pick up your kids from school, turn it off. >> colbert also made light of the situation by saying the protestor was actually, quote, his cousin. time now 5:41 on this friday. whole foods shut down, angry protestors storming an east bay supermarket all over the supermarket all over the beating ,,,,,,,,,,
jose. and you see mineta, the stadium in the background. current temperature 67 degrees in san jose. we have your full forecast coming up. thanking julie. it's 547 4. dozens of dead birds turning up on a number of bay area beaches. these birds are called murres. and they are dying in record numbers this month. warmer water may be to blame. the fish and squid murres feed on are diving deeper to stay cool. the birds can't reach it and can't eat. caregivers have seen 25 dead birds in the last couple of weeks. they only saw 33 in all of last year. >> simply that these birds are not able to find the fish they need and they are starving to death and washing up on the beaches. it's really very traumatic. >> epa estimates climate change will warm coastal waters 8 degrees in the 21st century. it was chaos at a whole foods in oakland. the demonstration forced the store to close early. as kpix 5's christin ayers reports, the protest stems from the beating of a customer by a security guard.
reporter: protestors chanted at one point physically blocking customers from buying food at this whole foods. >> i didn't do anything wrong. why am i getting punished? >> reporter: frustrated customers like chris weber gave up. >> there's no choice. they won't let us through. they don't have the right. i could be diabetic and need this food. >> reporter: the protestors say there are bigger issues at hand. >> there's a lot of other places they could be shopping other than whole foods and so we really just want them to think about that. >> reporter: they are protesting over the beating of a black customer by a black security guard who was armed a week ago. we obtained this exclusive video of the man moments after witnesses say he was beaten bloodied and appears unconscious until moments later he struggles to lift his head. one witness says the guard slammed the customer several times against a concrete wall. >> after putting him in a chokehold covered his mouth and nose suffocated him for a number of seconds and then threw him out the door on the concrete face first.
>> reporter: the man has not been identified but civil rights attorney john burris is representing him and said a lawsuit is imminent. >> whole food is liable for the activities of the security guard. >> reporter: the protestors are demanding that the grocery chain contract with a new security company, one that doesn't arm its guards. the man who was beaten is still hospitalized in stable condition. the guard has been terminated. it's unclear whether he will face charges. in oakland, christin ayers, kpix 5. witnesses say the original altercation started as a verbal dispute and escalated when the security guard intervened. thousands of fans celebrating the start of the nfl season in san francisco yesterday as the countdown to super bowl 50 is under way. ♪[ music ] >> people packed into justin herman plaza for a free concert and among the performers, pat monahan front man for the bay area band train.
♪[ music ] >> hard to believe it was 14 years ago. >> we all remember where we were that day. >> i was at work in boston on the air. >> we will never forget. >> absolutely. let us move on now to traffic and weather! we are going to start with traffic. >> yeah. we have a few things brewing out there on the roads. delays at the bay bridge toll plaza. no surprise there. metering lights are on. so slow out of the maze as you work your way out of oakland into san francisco. now, extra busy across the span. we had an earlier accident at westbound 80 at fourth. it was blocking lanes. they ran a traffic break so that kind of slowed everything down for the morning commute. it is starting to improve but expect busier conditions through there. also, howard street closed
between 3rd and 4th. use harrison as an alternate. "dreamforce" begins on monday so that causes a big mess in and out of san francisco near the moscone center so plan for that monday through friday next week. also the giants on tap tonight taking on the padres at at&t. first pitch at 7:15. you will see delays later on 280 extension. just a heads up week night ferry departures at 5:45 might be delayed up to 30 minutes. it's operated by a high-speed vessel. the arrival expected to at&t at 6:50. so if you use the ferry to get to the giants game, plan for 30- minute delays this evening. elsewhere, altamont pass is really our other busy spot slow- and-go conditions westbound 580 as you work your way from the altamont pass to 680. so pretty busy there. it was foggy this morning, julie. foggy and leading to a significant temperature range today. if you are along the coast, starting out foggy temperatures in the 50s. pacifica 56. san francisco, however, inland look at this, temperatures in livermore, starting out at 70 degrees. that gives you an idea of what to expect later on today.
a significant temperature range depending on where you live. here's the deal. we are beginning a cooling trend. high pressure slowly weakening. as it does, temperatures will come down. we are throwing in a curve ball. linda the remnants of hurricane linda passing by this weekend going to increase cloud cover. they will cool temperatures down. may increase humidity as well which means it's not going to feel quite as cool as it would otherwise. sunny and hot again inland today. we have a seabreeze a little relief along the coast. more clouds this weekend and humid, as well. sunrise this morning, 6:48. sunset 7:42 this evening. and here's a look at your high temperatures around the bay. 90 degrees in san jose today as well as in redwood city. 68 along the coast half moon bay. we are talking 70s and 80s right around the bay but triple digits for the warmest spots inland. 97 napa. 95 in santa rosa. the extended forecast shows temperatures sunny today, although likely going to see fog and cooler along the coast. increasing clouds over the weekend bringing temperatures down to the 90s for the
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welcome back? >> team now 5:54. here's a look at -- time now 5:54. this weekend, mountain view art and wine festival, castro street warm but not hot. 88 degrees. plenty of sunshine. your full forecast is coming up. taking a look at the roads, bay bridge stacked up, metering lights are on. you're backed up just beyond the first overpass. slow-and-go conditions as you work your way into san francisco as well along the upper deck from an earlier accident. past there, traffic is moving well from san francisco into daly city on that southbound side of 101. police believe a bay point fire that destroyed two homes yesterday started in a van. this man, lighters drug pipes all found in the scorched vehicle. the flames jumped from house to house destroying two homes and damaging two others. neighbors frantically evacuated their homes. this video was captured in one of the firefighters' helmet
cams. 7 people were injured. mostly from smoke inhalation. total cost of all the damage at least $850,000. a judge says the six police officers charged in the freddie gray case will be tried in baltimore. freddie gray died of injuries he sustained while in police custody sparking riots this summer. defense attorneys wanted a change of venue but a judge ruled that the officers can get fair trials in baltimore. a woman who lost a high- profile gender discrimination lawsuit says she is dropping her appeal. ellen pao says she can't afford to keep fighting kleiner perkins. she says she hasn't reached a settlement and she will be paying some of the menlo park company's legal fees. her announcement ends a three- year legal battle that put a spotlight on the silicon valley. members of the rock band survivor are threatening to sue the kentucky clerk who refused to issue marriage licenses. the band says it didn't grant kim davis rights to use the song, eye of the tiger. the song played at a rally as
davis emerge from jail for refusing to issue same-sex marriage licenses. one band member said davis does not reflect his views. a bay area man won a huge jackpot on his way to a camping trip. >> this is a feel good story. now he is also going to pay it forward. manuel reyes won a $750,000 jackpot on a scratch ticket and kept it in that book for safe keeping. well now the car wash cashier says he is going to start a business of his own. he also has plans to help family and friends and buy food and give away some money to the homeless man from san rafael's canal neighborhood who wait in long lines to find work so a good guy. good for him. it is 5:56 right now. a northern california city councilman is facing domestic violence and kidnapping charges. why he says he is being set up. >> lawmakers in sacramento are set to vote on a wide range of bills today to try and rein in and get a handle on the medical marijuana industry. i'm kiet do with a live report co,,,,,,,,,,
good morning. it's friday, september 11th. i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. it is 6:00. today is the final day for bills to pass the legislature. two of the biggest involve the "right to die" bill and the long-awaited statewide guidelines for medical marijuana. kpix 5's kiet do is live in san jose a city that struggled for years to figure out how to regulate marijuana. kiet. reporter: good morning. it looks like the haze may be lifting on statewide regulations on medical marijuana. there was a flurry of activity last night with lawmakers as they struck deals on a wide range of bills to try to rein in that industry. first off, they created what's called a bureau of medical marijuana regulation to oversee every aspect of the industry from cultivation to retail