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good morning. we have been watching the fog sort of sneak down on to the towers there. >> i'm michelle griego. >> i'm anne makovec in for kenny choi. >> we have the fog -- what was happening is that the fog, the low clouds, the receiving was lowering. and that's the case this morning, too. so we do have some areas of low clouds and fog at the tip-top of the bay bridge and anne you said it perfectly kind of like sneaking in. actually playing tag as that ceiling lowers this morning. it will probably cause some delays at sfo as a direct result temperatures 53 to 61 out the door. not bad. and as far as your afternoon highs are concerned, no clearing at the coast. in the 60s around the peninsula today, 70s and low 80s will be common. sunshine in morgan hill 80 degrees. below average through san jose and santa clara and the rose garden direct in the 70s and low 80s. east of the bay numbers up to 87 degrees in brentwood.
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outside number should be right around 88 to 89 in byron and tracy. otherwise 70s around the carquinez straight into american canyon. 60s at th bodega bay. 90s in ukiah. weekend forecast is just minutes away at 18 after the hour. but right now let's say good morning to roqui. >> good morning, roberta. good morning, everybody. let's take a look at your altamont pass again. we have an early accident here westbound 580 at north flynn road. there's a three to four-car crash now on the shoulder but as you can see, cars are still moving in at just 7 miles per hour. so that's a heavy commute for your east bay right now. let's head to the other part of the east bay the 880, um, 238 to 80 northbound will take you about 15 to 20 minutes but looking good in both directions. and also, yes, that roadwork, 880 in both directions between whipple and mission boulevard is clear. it's now 5:01 so that should
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have been cleared around 5:00. and also your bay bridge toll plaza looking clear right now carquinez bridge to the maze westbound will take you only 20 minutes. here's something that might improve your commute. later today, some new smart signs are going live along i- 80. they should make the drive a little easier in case there's an accident. maria medina is live in albany on 880. how does this work? >> reporter: so there are 100 signs going active on i-80 between the carquinez bridge and bay bridge so why is this such a big deal? well, caltrans says nearly dozen accidents happen every week that blocked at least one lane on that stretch of i-80 so what these signs are going to do, they're going to warn drivers about those accidents. they are going to guide them out of the blocked lanes and they are going to clear a path for emergency crews. socal trans, they are so excited about this. they have been testing these
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signs for the last several weeks and they are going active to warn the drivers about incidents and accidents that are blocking lanes again on i- 80 between the carquinez bridge and the bay bridge. maria medina, kpix 5. right now, search-and- rescue crews are digging through rubble in italy. they are looking for any survivors from a massive earthquake. crews worked through the night with search dogs and heavy construction equipment. authorities say more than 250 people are dead and several others are hurt. the earthquake hit several cities yesterday including amatrice, which is a big tourist spot. in san jose, the city council has just days to decide if a shortage of police officers is a public safety emergency. the council committee just voted unanimously to let people weigh in on the staffing crisis. an emergency declaration would let the police chief overrule a police union contract and reassign 47 police detectives
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to work a daily beat. chief eddie garcia says next month even with overtime, the city cannot meet a 500-officer minimum for its patrol unit. san francisco teachers could feel much relief on the housing front if governor brown signs his name on a new bill. kpix 5's lisa chan is live on a measure that would let san francisco unified build housing to keep educators in the district. >> reporter: 50% of teachers in san francisco leave within five years. the lack of affordable housing is one of the main reasons why. senate bill 1413 was sponsored by mark leno. this allows school districts statewide to lease property owned by the district for the development of employee housing. san francisco mayor ed lee sponsored the legislation. he wants to develop educator housing for 100 households and would like to provide rental assistance for 100 teachers. 200 down payment assistance loans and housing counseling service as well as. oakland unified school district
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is looking to do the same thing. >> i spent a lot of time just sitting at home because i didn't have the money to go out. >> i'm planning to get married in the next few years and our plans don't include bay area in our future because it's too expensive. >> reporter: since 2009, the number of teaching credentials issued in california has declined by 26%. the bill would hopefully change things by creating affordable housing for school district employees such as teachers, paraprofessionals and administrators. the san francisco unified school district owns a number of properties that are either vacant or being used as administrative buildings that could be converted. live in the newsroom, lisa chan, kpix 5. a meeting is set for today in las vegas to discuss a possible football stadium for the oakland raiders. the southern nevada tourism infrastructure committee will discuss everything from potential sites to public transportation. the raiders are currently on a year-to-year lease basis at the coliseum as efforts to keep the
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team in oakland continue. a day after a fundraising blitz through the bay area, hillary clinton is fighting back against attacks and accusations. donald trump is attacking her relationship with minority voters and her time as secretary of state. brian webb has the late. >> hillary clinton is a bigot who sees people of color only as votes, not as human beings. >> reporter: donald trump turned up the attacks on his political rival while insisting he is the candidate who will improve the lives of minorities with better jobs, schools and safer communities. the gop nominee has also been backing away from a previous campaign promise to deport illegal immigrants. >> they will pay back taxes. they have to pay taxes. [ applause and cheers ] >> there's no amnesty as such. there is no amnesty. >> reporter: hillary clinton called in to cnn's ac360 last night to respond to trump's name calling and his changing
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stance on illegal immigrants. >> and donald trump has shown us who he is. and we ought to believe him. he is taking a hate movement mainstream. >> reporter: clinton also defended her family foundation after an "associated press" report earlier this week said clinton foundation donors got special access to her while she was secretary of state. trump has used the report to accuse the clintons of running a pay to play enterprise. >> what trump has said is, um, ridiculous. um, my work as secretary of state was not influenced by any outside forces. i made policy decisions based on what i thought was right. >> reporter: clinton, who has been fundraising in california this week, said people know more about the foundation than they do about donald trump's wealth, business and his tax returns. brian webb for cbs news. >> hillary clinton reportedly raised $18 million in her three- day fundraising marathon here in california. today, she is back on the
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campaign trail in reno. donald trump is in new hampshire. if you are looking for something to do today there's a free night at the drive-in. >> sounds like fun. i have never been to a drive-in movie. >> no? >> no! >> you have to go. >> i know. the solano drive-in in concord and the capital drive-in in san jose both hosting customer appreciation nights. employees at the theater say business is so good they are just trying to give back. they say the best value you can get to see a movie, tickets less than $8 for an adult for a double feature and for kids just a buck twenty five. the normal movies these days? a matinee was $13! >> exactly. >> it's fun. we take the family. load up the car. 5:08. more than 3 dozen tornadoes are reported across two states in the midwest. the damage and destruction people who live there are waking up to today. >> and police in southern california are looking all over the state for whoever stole a truck filled with energy
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drinks. >> and from the kpix weather center, good morning, everybody. we are working on your weekend forecast including the all- important raider forecast. >> and there's some trouble on the altamont pass but also a look into your peninsula. we'll have some updates coming up. stay tuned. ,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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vice presidential candidate and indiana governor mike pence will tour parts of indiana today... good morning. 5:11. live weather camera looking towards the bay bridge. the ceiling is lowering. overcast conditions now. we'll have some clearing. we'll show you which areas will be slow to clear and the weekend outbreak just shy of 4 minutes. vice-presidential candidate and indiana governor mike pence will tour parts of indiana today after storms pounded the state. multiple tornadoes touched down including in the city of kokomo. one of the twisters tore through there and collapsed a starbucks. no customers or employees were hurt. and here you can see the aftermath of a building folded in on itself. tens of thousands of people are still without power this morning. the tornado caused damage to at least a dozen other homes
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and businesses including this apartment building. it was an ef-3, winds up to 165 miles per hour. across the city, at least a dozen people were injured. many others are shaken up. >> i shut the door again, it blew my window out. and then that was it. i just ran downstairs. i was just so scared. [ crying ] >> officials have declared a state of emergency for the city of kokomo and the county until they can assess all damage. the same storm system blew through ohio with twisters seen there. a mobile home park and other sites across four northwest ohio counties were damaged. one minor injury was reported. there were at least 40 tornado reports across indiana and ohio. governor brown and top california democrats are declaring victory after the state legislature passed two controversial climate change
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bills. the bills set an aggressive target for reducing greenhouse gas emission which most scientists agree is a driving force in climate change. the goal is to reduce those emissions to 40% below 1990 levels within the next 14 years. >> that involves the oil industry, the refineries, the housing, the cement, agriculture, automobiles, public utilities, packaging, land use, it's a very -- it's basically the world in which we live becoming decarbonized and sustainable. >> opponents are expressing concerns about the cost and whether jobs will be lost in the process. it is 5:14 right now. let's check the roads see how it's doing out there. >> thank you. just some trouble along the altamont pass not that that's anything unusual for your morning but there is a crash from earlier this morning. westbound five at north flynn road this is our problem spot yesterday, as well. three to four-car crash here is
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now on the shoulder but cars still moving out of tracy at 8 miles per hour. so very slow there and then if you are taking that to the dublin interchange, that's about 15 minutes. to avoid that traffic, take mass transit no delays. and here's a look as well on your peninsula commute. hayward to the peninsula 880 to 101, about 15 minutes. looking clear there. and your bay bridge toll plaza all good, carquinez bridge to the maze westbound will take you about 20 minutes. pretty in pink over there what's going on outside? >> thanks, roqui. it's pretty gray outside. good morning, everybody. rise and shine! 5:15. this is our live weather camera looking out towards sfo where we have gray skies, lowering ceiling. visibility could be an issue at sfo so we'll keep you apprised of any possible airport delays. right now 53 degrees in santa rosa to 61 mild degrees in san jose. it's at 58 degrees in oakland. our weather watcher dave is in
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napa with his good buddy riding shotgun this morning, that's yeager, high, geist, napa 55. groundhog type of day another overcast morning here in napa. you know, i gotcha, every day i have to approach the same story with a different angle especially today. i actually had to check the computer models and make sure they were operating correctly. it's identical except for air quality. today good air quality in the east bay but moderate because of fires south of the bay area. air quality improving in the east bay due to a west wind 10 to 20 miles per hour in the afternoon. high overcast at the coast no clearing there today. clearing at the bay and seasonal temperatures. inland warm hazy sunshine. we have our satellite-radar suggesting that our marine layer that's roughly about 2,000 feet deep causing some condensation along the
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coastline this morning has penetrated the bay. it has marched inland 50 to 60 miles, concord, clayton and walnut creek you, too waking up with plenty of cloud cover. and then we see the clouds extensive and expansive to the north in santa rosa streaming into the santa clara valley and drifting into morgan hill and gilroy. we'll have ample sunshine away from the beaches. still, pretty mild in throughout the state capital at 87 degrees sacramento, stockton, merced, modesto. manteca and fresno all near 100 degrees. high 70s throughout the high sierra. 89 degrees in yosemite and 64 with the hazy sunshine in monterey bay. official sunrise this morning is at 6:34. by the time it sets at 7:48 we'll shave off another couple of minutes off our daylight hours. the days are getting shorter with longer shadows in the early evening hours. temperatures of 66 degrees pacifica, moss and montara beaches. ocean beach no clearing there. 60s common around the rim of
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the bay today to the 70s around the peninsula. when you look at 79 degrees in san jose, that's off the average mark of 83 to 84 degrees. this is common through the rose garden district, alum rock and alviso, warmer towards morgan hill and gilroy. 70s common around the north bay today except 60s in stinson beach through bodega bay and east of the bay temperatures in the 80s with an outside number today of 89 but that's far inland. you have to go towards mountain house, oakley and also byron. cooler on friday. i welcome that turning off the ac. over the weekend some very mild conditions with a good 30 degrees temperature span for the most part and mild conditions continuing all the way through wednesday. are we ready for some football? oh, yes! we have coach del rio, our oakland raiders, derek carr, all saddled up ready to go on saturday, hike! >> i'm not a big football fan but i'm pumped. you got us going, roberta. >> i have been here over 20
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years and for the first time ever i'm a season ticketholder for the raiders. i feel so responsible. i did that to keep our raiders here! you know -- >> it matters. >> i grew up on my dad's knee watching the raiders from way back when. so here we go. >> let's go to a game. in southern california, a couple of thieves have what it takes to stay up for a long time. they sold $40,000 worth of monster energy drinks. it was a carefully planned heist. they must have been known how to drive a complicated big rig. the driver showed up to get his ride packed with monster energy beverages. it wasn't there. he said that put his business in limbo. >> i'm a small company. i worked 31 years to build this company. when something like this happens everything goes on hold.
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we don't get to haul our loads. >> his empty big rig turned up. the people who stole his drinks still on the loose. and i'm dennis o'donnell. coming up, the giants pitching staff brilliant last night allowing only one run to the dodgers but could their bats score too? and colin kaepernick's relationship with his general manager all business. we'll tell you about it coming up. >> and what's cool about your school? email your nomination to, and we may come and feature your school on the show. league,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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5:23. our hot spot is the altamont pass. we have north flynn road three- to four-car crash on the shoulder. we'll keep an eye out for that as time goes on. here's sports. good morning, everyone. when the dodgers traded for rich hill from the a's, they had no idea it would take hill until last night to finally pitch in a game. the giants are wishing his blister last a bit longer. clock winding down for vince skully calling it quits after 67th season. rich hill facing the giants for the first time since between. and check out this curve ball. even johnny cueto was impressed. six shutdown innings for hill. cueto had a no-hitter in the
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fourth. that's gone. so is the shutout. justin turner gave the dodger a 1-0 lead. the only run cueto allowed through six innings. giants yearning for a big hit. brandon crawford, two on, two out, way back -- oh, not quite enough. josh redick has it. threat is over so giants lose 1- 0. that 25 losses since the all star break three back of the dodgers in the west wild card lead down to a half game. colin kaepernick is expected to make his preseason debut friday night against the packers after missing the first two exhibition games with arm fatigue. perhaps the drama is all over. maybe he could just get down to playing football. you may recall the 49ers gave kaepernick permission to work out a trade. that never happened. kaepernick didn't even speak to general manager trent baalke in the off season but baalke recently said that he and kaep had a good conversation. this was kaep's response
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yesterday. >> we have a business relationship. um, you know, that's the point that we're at. >> you had a good conversation with -- you characterize that as accurate? >> we had a conversation. [ laughter ] >> when it gets right down to it, kaep's ability to play football and run that team on friday night will be a determining factor on who gets the starting quarterback job. 9ers and packers friday night on the big 5. i'm dennis o'donnell. see you tonight. and our play of the day from major league baseball. the battle of the beltway. baltimore the defensive play by the nationals. >> this ball goes to right center and well hit. trea turner after it. amazing play! >> wow. >> it's worth for look but in the end the orioles beat washington. there it is. 10-8 the final.
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. affordable housing to be built for san francisco unified school district teachers and staff. the bill is heading to the governor. details coming up. >> reporter: a stretch of 80 gets a high-tech makeover. the smart signs drivers will want to pay attention to. ,,,,
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kind of like this look. i'm calling it the "name your price tool" phase. whatever. responsible. plus, the meeting toda a woman is randomly attacked walking through a local park. the hunt for the person responsible. >> plus, the meeting today that could lead to a new home for the oakland athletics. >> good morning, everyone. we're waking up in the clouds. but wait until you see what we have in store for you for the weekend. >> the altamont pass giving us trouble this morning again.
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but slow traffic on the dumbarton bridge. we'll tell you why coming up. good morning, it's thursday august 25. now heading to governor jerry brown's desk, a bill that would let san francisco teachers worry less about housing. lisa chan with a story about building housing to keep teachers in the district. lisa. >> reporter: senate bill 1413 is heading to the governor's desk today. it was sponsored by state senator mark leno. this bill would allow the san francisco unified school district to develop employee housing on district property. it owns a number of properties around the city that are vacant or used as administrative buildings that could be converted. san francisco mayor ed lee sponsored the legislation. he says he wants to develop housing for 100 households and counseling service among other things. it would allow school districts
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statewide to build affordable housing for teachers. oakland is hoping to do it, as well. >> this is something that i would be interested in apply for and would be one of those people saying please, pick me to live here. >> school districts statewide are experiencing a shortage of teachers and hopefully, this bill will help. >> how bad is the teacher shortage right now, lisa? >> reporter: the number of teaching credentials in california has gone down by 26% since 2009. the problem is bad here in the bay area because of high housing prices driving teachers away. lisa chan, kpix 5. the search is on for survivors of an earthquake in italy. crews having searching all night. 250 people have died and others hurt. it leveled several towns including the tourist town amatrice. we talked to a man who lives in the bay area but grew up where the earthquake hit. his mother texted him when it
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hit yesterday. >> the fact that it's so close to home, this is a tourist town built a long time ago so they don't have seismic retrofitting. it's just horrible. >> alessandro's restaurant is hosting a charity dinner monday night for the victims. we have information on our website at in san francisco, a woman goes for a walk and is jumped by a stranger on the attack. a brutal beating caught on camera from a pacific heights condo building. it happened at around quarter to 8:00 inside near lafayette park. the suspect punched the woman repeatedly pinning her to the sidewalk. he didn't take anything. so this is not a mugging. the block where it happened usually is busy with dog walkers and pedestrians. some feel unsafe. >> i grew up around here too and went to high school and elementary school around here. i always felt safe. so it's scary. >> the sfpd says the attack
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appears to be random and officers aren't sure if the man was drunk on drugs or mentally ill. in san jose, a gang bust has brought in massive amounts of cash and drugs and even a baby alligator. besides the unusual animal and $200,000 in cash, the crackdown turned up 4,000 ecstasy pills, 60 pounds of marijuana and 23 arrests. one of the suspects arrested is a san jose cop. derrick antonio a nine-year veteran allegedly leaked sensitive police intelligence to violent gang members. >> his acts were deplorable and in no way represent the character of the remaining members of this department. >> it took law enforcement months of listening to wiretaps to make this much progress in operation gang of thrones. the bust has been linked to vietnamese cafes. but the mission isn't completed. federal agents and sjpd say other suspects are still at large. meanwhile, antonio the sjpd
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officer arrested yesterday, is charged with six felony counts including unauthorized computer access. he has been on paid administrative leave since june. to our weather now. fog-ust is in full effect. >> you have "june gloom." >> i was on kcbs radio with stan bunger with the weather. yesterday he said it's a repeat performance. it's a carbon copy. are you bored? i said negotiation you have to find a different kind of -- i said no, you have to find a different kind of angle to the day. fog-ust. i can use that! this is our live weather camera looking out toward the bay bridge where the ceiling is playing tag it the tip-top of the towers which stands 525 feet above the bay waters and i like mentioning that because that could possibly cause delays at sfo in fact whenever we have fog and i think i'm hearing the foghorn out there --
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[ foghorn ] >> i'm so easily amused. i just love that. when you come from the mojave desert, you don't hear those kinds of things not even from the horn toads! temperatures in the 50s and low 60s in san jose as you get on out the door this morning. we have a modified air quality report because of a westerly anticipated later today 10 to 20. we'll have some good air quality in the eastern portion of our bay area compared to the moderate air quality across the peninsula and also the santa clara valley. temperatures coming in below average today. no clearing at the beaches. cool in daly city at 59 degrees. 70s around the peninsula. nice refreshing temperatures and the sunshine. 81 cupertino and campbell. 78 san jose, alum rock and alviso. warmer south. to the east temperatures all the way up to 89 degrees for the warmest spot inland. mid-80s around the tri-valley. couple of degrees below average. 60s along the beaches and the
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north bay. 70s around san rafael. 80s in throughout the wine country. we have the weekend outbreak coming up but rocky i'm already thinking weekend. do you have plans? >> now what, i don't have plans yet. -- you know what, i don't have plans yet. i'll start thinking about it now! time now 5:36. westbound 84 at the toll plaza at the dumbarton bridge, cars sideways blocking that left lane. cars are driving still at 50 miles per hour so not too bad. just keep that in mind. northbound 238 at the eastbound 580 connector in hayward, pickup truck with a crash. we'll update you on that, as well. now for your altamont pass, our morning hot spot, cars coming out of tracy at 7 miles per hour. 205 to the altamont pass will take you at least 40 minutes. this is due to a north flynn road crash three to four cars, on the shoulder, causing
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delays. the dublin interchange, you have some backup now in the commute direction. altamont pass to 680 westbound will take you about 15 to 20 minutes. mass transit, if you plan to avoid it all, no delays to worry about. michelle? >> thank you. starting today the drive could get a little easier along i-80. some new high-tech signs are going live to tell drivers when there are accidents. kpix 5's maria medina is live in albany with details. maria. >> reporter: yeah, michelle. these signs will be activated today and we're talking 100 signs off i-80 between the carquinez bridge and the bay bridge. and you may be wondering why is this sum a big deal? caltrans says -- why is this such a big deal? 2 dozen accidents happen there weekly that blocks lanes, at least one lane so what these signs will do is they will warn drivers of those accidents. they will guide them out of the lanes and clear a path for
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emergency vehicles. caltrans hopes this will help drivers. >> these include advisories speed signs. these include lane use signs that tell drivers ahead of time which lanes are open, which are closed. this allows us to better manage the incident. >> reporter: so the price tag for this high- tech makeover for 80 between the carquinez bridge and the bay bridge about $80 million. again, they go active today. live in albany, maria medina, kpix 5. >> we'll see if that helps with the commute. sounds good. efforts moving forward today to get a new ballpark for the oakland a's. right here in oakland. a's co-owner john fisher will reportedly visit the port of oakland's howard terminal to see if the waterfront location could be used for a baseball stadium. that location near jack london square has already gotten a thumbs-up from mayor libby schaaf. but it does come with some transportation concerns. the nearest bart station is about a mile away.
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the a's are again focusing their sights on oakland after efforts to move to san jose were obstructed by the san francisco giants claiming territorial rights. a free dental clinic for students at emeryville is opening today. it is funded by the alameda county board of supervisors. it's in the community of life center near 47th and san pablo avenue. across the u.s., teens are trading the morning school bell for the big kid life in college. and now the parents are trying to make sure these freshmen have money along the way. that's why cbs news business analyst jill schlesinger offers all kinds of tips on getting set up for spending money. all right, jill, where should parents start? >> reporter: choosing a bank that offers free check and saving accounts in order to avoid fees. even if you choose an online bank, you need an institution that has convenient atms near a college campus. the reason is you want to eliminate those out of network charges. also, when you're doing this, it's helpful to explain to your kids about balancing accounts
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and, of course, this is so much easier with online banking. but you should both be checking into the account regularly and maybe your kids knows that he will be more careful about how he spends money. if your college student is working to help pay the bills, so many are, encourage him to save at least 10% of the earnings that can go directly into the bank account. >> my college campus, they are always trying to get new credit card customers. everybody has those little kiosks set up trying to suck students in. so should parents advocate using credit cards or debit cards. >> reporter: you know, it depends. the news is mixed here because debit cards are definitely helpful in the budgeting process. right? but they don't help build a credit history. they can also be a little bit more of a pain in the neck in the event of an identity theft or a data breach. that said, we know credit cards can lead to reckless spending and new rules require parents to cosign on these cards. and when you do that, you're marrying your credit histories
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for better or for worse. now, reminder kids that the late payments that they may or may not make can ding their record and may affect their chances of getting a job, renting a first apartment. and here's a nice compromise. you don't want debit, you don't want credit, how about a secured credit card? this is a card that limits the liability but it does establish a credit history. a secured card requires a cash collateral deposit which basically becomes the credit line for that account. so if you put $500 in the account, you can charge up to $500. no more than that. you may be able to add to the deposit to extend your credit. sometimes banks will give you a little bit extra if you are a good payor but overall, most important thing is the very good transition period for your kids to take over financial responsibilities so you want to encourage good habits early. >> sounds like a good compromise. jill schlesinger, thank you. ♪[ music ] 5:41.
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could there be another "earth" just outside our solar system? scientists are looking into the possibility. >> let's take a live look at 880 right now in oakland. traffic moving relatively smoothly at 5:42 a.m. roqui will get us up to speed after this break. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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investigators say the chimney fire was not intentionally set. they ruled out arson as a possible cause.. but are still trying to figure out how it st fire investigators say the chimney fire was not intentionally set. they ruled out arson as a possible cause but are still trying to determine the cause. it is burning more than 41,000 acres in san luis obispo county. the fire destroyed 50 homes and 1800 structures are threatened. several communities in the county are evacuated. fire officials are telling residents north of san semien creek road to be careful in case the fire comes their way. they say the fire is unpredictable and it's hard to
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know what direction it will go. when you can see right up over the ridge that we're looking athe smoke and where they have dropped the chemicals fire resistant chemicals we can tell it's on its way this way and with the winds picking up you have to be a little more concerned. >> there is an evacuation center at a middle school. meanwhile, firefighters are gaining containment on a wildfire burning in kernville. crews say they got control of the flames along the fire perimeter last night. it's 10% contained. the fire is burning more than 23,000 acres. at least 6 cabins in spear creek are destroyed. the cause is under investigation. it is quarter to 6:00. a superior court judge went to an oakland apartment building to get a firsthand look at conditions that prompted a lawsuit. he was joined by advocates as he toured the single room occupancy building on 8th street. the renters are seniors and low-
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income families of chinese descent. the lawsuit accuses the building's new owners of using harassment tactics to force these people to move. complaints about the building including leaking ceilings and only two working bathrooms for the entire building. >> some people use the bucket to pee in the bucket. >> yikes. the judge had no comment for reporters. another hearing on the lawsuit is set for tuesday. an attorney for lakeside investment company denies the company is harassing tenants and says crews have already begun repair work ordered by the judge. scientists say they have found a new earth-like planet just outside our solar system. while it's complete speculation, the planet might support life. the planet is called proxima b. it's a small rocky planet about the size of earth. it's orbiting the nearest star to the sun. researchers say liquid water might exist on the planet. it might be able to support
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life. they haven't found any evidence of it. >> proxima b is about 4 light- years away from earth. the full report on the findings is posted in the journal "nature." so 4 light-years. that will make your commute look not so bad this morning. [ laughter ] >> well, i don't know. but we do have a couple of crashes to update you on here. first let's start with the dumbarton bridge. westbound 84 car sideways blocking the left lane and we have looky-loo traffic in eastbound direction, as well. let's check hayward northbound 238. there we go. ♪[ music ] >> now you're rolling. >> there we go. let's go to the other slide here let's advance if we can to northbound 238 at eastbound 580 connector here. there's a pickup truck in the center divide. also your altamont pass that is very heavy cars are driving slowly out of tracy because of an earlier accident. if you are taking that one to the dublin interchange here's a look at that. if you want to avoid all the traffic as well we have reports of all the alternates through the altamont pass that are
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backed up, as well. so we suggest you take mass transit. consider that ace train if you would like to do that. but what's it looking like outside, roberta? >> we have the low overcast conditions, areas of fog even a little light drizzle, roqui, along the immediate seashore. this is the scene towards sfo where we are layers of clouds. we'll keep you posted on the possibility of airport delays. time check 5:48. temperatures 50s and 60s. out the door, try to plan on what your kids will be wearing to school later today. the winds have been relatively under 10 miles per hour. they have been variable onshore push west at 7 in san francisco. you have a west-southwest wind flow in the half moon bay area. calm in san jose. southwesterly 4 in san ramon, 12 in fairfield. winds westerly 10 to 20 miles an hour this afternoon. that's why the east bay will have good air quality today. but around the peninsula, the
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santa clara valley, the recipient of some smoke particulate matter a couple of fires that are burning to the south of the bay area. so some haze there. high overcast along the coast today with no clearing of the skies. we'll have the clearing around the bay. and some warm hazy sunshine away from the bay into our inland areas. satellite and radar suggest that our marine layer this morning is about 2,000 feet deep. it's expansive and extensive to the north santa rosa, to the south san jose, to the east a good 50 miles inland. concord, clayton and walnut creek thin overcast. statewide today very mild in sacramento at 87 degrees. it's currently 34 going up to 76 in the high sierra. what we're forecasting today will hold through the weekend as you make your weekend plans for the tahoe area. 63 smoke and haze in monterey through campbell into cupertino. your official sunrise this morning is at 6:34. sun goes down at 7:48. these are the numbers we'll experience today. in fact, if you enjoyed your weather yesterday, on wednesday, you're going to love
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it today for this thursday. pretty similar if not just even a degree cooler. we're talking 60s at the beaches, 60s around san francisco through the sunset district also the mission. 74 degrees redwood city all the way into mountain view including palo alto atherton and woodside. 68 degrees in oakland through emeryville into berkeley. high 70s and low 80s around the santa clara valley. and mid-80s to the east, 70s to the north, your extended forecast calls for cooler conditions by friday due to an upper-level trough. it's going to brace up against the state of california knocking back our temperatures. then some pretty mild conditions each and every day saturday through wednesday. hard to believe, next weekend is labor day and this weekend we're talking some football? yeah, i thought i saw baseball for a second. raiders against the giants. we have coach del rio and number 4 derek carr ready to play the titans. game time temperature 63 degrees. i don't know about you girls, but i'm ready for some
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football. >> me, too, "ro." love it. 5:50. a pearl that could be worth $1 million, why it's been hidden for over a decade. ,,,,,,,, ,,
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[ fly buzzing ] did you know people can save over $500 when they switch to progressive? did you brush your hair today? yes, mom. why? hmm. no reason. steep price increases for the life-saving allergy medicine epi-pen. a bipartisan group of senators sent a letter to the f-d-a... the fallout continues over steep price increases force the
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life-saving allergy medicine epi-pen. a bipartisan group of senators sent a letter to the fda asking about the agency's approval process. they are hoping to find alternatives to the epipen so parents can save money on the back-to-school list. shares of drugmaker mylan fell another 5% yesterday. hewlett-packard being accused of age discrimination. four ex-employees are suing the tech giant saying they were fired unfairly during a major restructuring. they said hewlett-packard made it eye priority trying to transform itself from an old company into a younger operation by hiring a disproportionate number of workers under the age of 40. amazon could be looking into a new way for you to do your shopping called click and collect. "usa today" reports the online giant is considering drive-up grocery hubs. customers would buy online and then pick up their items. so the next time you go to a wed, get ready to pay up. a new survey says guests are paying more than ever to attend
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someone's big day. retailmenot and another company just released these numbers. they say the average cost of a wedding gift can be up to $200. immediate family members pay the most. not mine. [ laughter ] >> but do apparently. friends of the couple on average pay around $90 per gift and coworkers usually pay the least amount. experts say the best way to save is with a group gift. they recommend splitting a hotel room if it's a destination wedding. >> a fisherman in the philippines discovered the world's largest pearl. he kept this pearl under his bed for a decade. it weighs about 75 pounds. it's more than 2 feet long. i think it's frankly pretty ugly. [ laughter ] >> it's valued at $100 million. the fisherman says he found it inside a giant clam that was stuck on his boat's anchor and he told his family -- that's the only people he told was his family and kept it under his
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bed for 10 years for good luck. he finally decided to turn it over to the mayor of his city in the philippines. it is now displayed in a glass case in their city hall. the national park service inviting to you celebrate its birthday. >> i'm still getting over that big pearl, sorry. [ laughter ] >> massive. >> but isn't iting youry ? it's all bumpy and stuff. >> but worth $100 million? >> okay. >> amazing. national park service turns 100 today. it's giving all of us free entry to national parks through sunday. typically, national parks offer free days multiple times throughout the year but these next few days were added as part of their centennial birthday. national parks nearby taking part include yosemite and muir woods among many others and expect big crowds. it is 5:56. in the next half hour, the high cost of housing in the bay area is driving teachers away. coming up, we'll tell you about a senate bill that would build
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it's what makes a subaru, a subaru. get zero percent on select subaru models during the subaru a loto love event, now through august thirty-first. and i'm anne makovec in for kenny choi. in signs will g good morning, everyone. it's thursday, august 25. i'm michelle griego. >> i'm anne makovec. kenny choi has the morning off. >> in just a few hours, smart signs will go live along a stretch of interstate 80. they should help with traffic in case there's an accident. kpix 5's maria medina is live in albany to explain how. >> reporter: yeah. you know, this is really a high- tech makeover and these signs will be activated today. about 10 -- about 100 signs along 80 between the carquinez bridge and the bay bridge. caltrains says it's a big deal because two dozen


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