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restrictions on large gatherings are already having a major impact. when we can expect theranos founder elizabeth holmes back in court for sentencing. good morning. it is thursday january 13. i am amanda starrantino. >> i am len kiese. good morning. glad to have you with us. k cht on this friday eva ecdarren peck. it is looking pretty good. it is. smooth sailing in terms of fog. i don't have major issues. it is slightly warmer than yesterday thanks to clouds. not balmy but a little warmer. livermore 42. if we look at the heart of the bay, everybody is upper 40s, 47 in san jose, three degrees shy of 50. it is 50 in oakland. that's got to feel nice to start the day. visibility map is not showing issues with fog. as we look on the forecast for today, we will be in mid 60s for daytime highs for the bay and a lot of the inland locations. i've got a few clouds and you
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can see how those play out over the course of today. i will go into more detail on that and a look in the seven- day forecast to the weekend. here are forecast highs for a few more locations in detail. pleasanton, 61. san rafael will be about 60 and we'll go to 61 in concord. i will have the seven-day forecast coming ia few nutes. gianna, as we hit the roadways, first reports of a crash west bound 80 at the 680 connector. a couple cars involved and it is blocking a couple lanes. not tracking brake lights yet but we'll keep a close eye on that. watching delays out of the tracy area getting onto 580 into altamont pass. brake lights at the connector road, a pocket of slowing around north flynn. other than that it looks better the rest of the way towards dublin interchange. travel times are not bad, 29 minutes 205 over towards 680, traffic at the limit once you
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get on 680 in both directions. highway 4, 25 minutes antioch 280. everything is moving nicely as you head over into san francisco. i am anne makovec at the live news desk taking a live look at the white house where biden administration released a new plan to get more testing in schools. that is as we get to a critical point of this surge in the pandemic. they're promising additional 10 million covid-19 tests per month to schools and students, 5 million free rapid tests and 5 million pcr tests. they're going to set up surge testing sites in communities with high transmission. cdc is going to work with education department to try to connect districts with testing providers that they already have contracts with so they can than later. according to the cdc, covid-19 screening, this testing should be once a week in communities
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with moderate, substantial, or high levels of transmission which right now is a lot of them. back to you. >> thank you. today, student leaders in oakland say they are planning a school sick-out. >> joycelyn moran joins with what they want from school administrators. >> reporter: amid omicron surge, students planning the sick-out say district leaders aren't doing enough to protect them. this is after educators held a sick-out. both students and teachers are asking the district for more regular covid testing as well as n95 masks for teachers and students. lopez is one of the student leaders organizing the sick out. blue says there is a lack of safety measures to keep students safe in the classroom. >> students don't go to school, the district is losing money. i feel like at this point, this is the only thing that will make them listen. >> reporter: there is also a petition that has been signed by more than 1200 students urging a return to remote
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learning until some of the demands are met. they want testing and masks to be more readily available. if not, they say starting tuesday of next week, they're going on strike. in a statement respon toon, and in cases of omicron. they go onto say, quote, that concern is why we have distributed kn95 and n95 masks to all staff. we have ordered enough kn95 masks for all students. they will be distributed to students as soon as they are delivered. leadership at skyline high school sent a message asking parents not to send their kids to school. they say they've been notified about 80% of students and staff will not report to work today, adding it is highly likely that no instruction will be provided. back to you guys. >> thank you. starting next month, oakland will require paragraph of vaccination to enter indoor public settings for all people 12 years and older.
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that includes restaurants, bars, entertainment venues, gyms, and theaters. in san francisco, testing sites affiliated with palo alto based labs reopened after a two day closure due to commuter issues. governor newsom is proposing more than $1 billion in emergency spending to meet relentless demand for testing. today governor newsom will be in santa clara county. he is expected to high lie transportation and infrastructure investments to advance climate friendly transit projects, support ports and movement plus accelerate trans phaze us to zero emission vehicles. we will be streaming the live conference at 11:00 on cbs bay area. governor newsom took california's homelessness crisis into his own hands. he pitched in to clean up an encampment but before touting out he talked about the billions in his budget proposal aimed at solving the problem. >> i recognize that
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frustration. i see it every single day. these encampments in california are unacceptable. the dirty streets in this state are unacceptable. the graffiti is unacceptable. we have to do more, and we have to do better. >> the proposed budget includes a ten fold increase in spending for encampment resolutions from $50 million to half a billion. it also includes 2 billion in discretionary money for cities and 3 billion for behavioral health programs. new statewide workplace rules take effect tomorrow. masks must be surgical or medical grade. if it's a cloth mask it must have at least two layers. the state is trying to avoid people passing someone else's negative test as their own. it's requiring tests taken in person with their employer or through a testing service. in the north bay, sonoma county's new limits on large gatherings are in effect and it is already having a major
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impact. russian river brewing company announced annual release has been postponed until march 25. the event usually draws more than $5 million to the local economy. >> last year we had to cancel because of covid. this year we have had to postpone because of covid. i think every year is an improvement and next year hopefully we'll be able to have it right on time. >> the lost church, a theater in santa rosa was forced once again to close the curtains. it had to postpone 14 acts and cancel one due to the new health order. many grocery store shelves are sitting empty across the country. this time, the pandemic may not be the only cause. we spotted low inventory at the whole foods in campbell, palo alto, red wood city. this isn't another case of panic buying we saw in 2020. instead, global supply issues. winter weather impacting delivery trucks outs east and
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record high covid-19 infections have finally collided. national grocers association president expects the challenges to continue for weeks. >> because of warehouse shortages, truck driver shortages, companies are either shipping partial orders, not shipping orders at all. >> an employee at the campbell whole foods tells us the entire seafood department has been out sick with covid-19 for weeks. shipments have been sparse and consumer demand is driving up prices. stick with kpix5 for the latest on the coronavirus. if you are looking for a test or booster, check our county by county resource guide at a live look from san francisco where charges have been dropped against a man who suffered serious injuries during what his attorneys call an illegal arrest. the incident happened last february in the castro. these are the injuries suffered. the public defender's office says he was walking down the street when two officers
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approached and attempted to search without probable cause. when he tried to walk away he was allegedly tackled to the ground and threw down and then a third officer started hitting him repeatedly. he was holding a knife which cut one of the officers when he was taken down. he was charged with assault with a deadly weapon and a number of other crimes. prosecutors have dropped the charges. bill scott released, i am disappointed with the district attorney's decision. mr. lugo resisted arrest and violently assaulted our officers injuring one of them with an exacto knife. san francisco's police commission met to discuss whether to adopt new use of force policy. it will require officers to report any use of physical force except handcuffing someone who is not resisting. officers would have to document specific reasons for their actions. new, antioch police are looking for the driver involved in a deadly hit and run last night. it happened in the area of delta fair boulevard and san jose drive. a woman in her 40s was killed
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in the collision. witnesses say they saw a white car quickly leaving the scene. the road way reopened just after midnight. theranos founder elizabeth holmes could be a free woman for at least another months according to a new court filing. holmes is free on half million dollars bond as she awaits sentencing on four federal convictions. attorneys on both sides agreed to put that off until at least september. that's likely because her former partner and alleged coconspirator still has to stand trial. 5:10. still ahead on kpix5 and streaming on cbsn bay area. >> pot hole problems in vallejo forcing one group to take matters into their own hands. odd approach to fight off crows in sunnyvale as the plan faces some push back. we've got a new crash just in, west bound 80 at the upper deck of
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welcome back. 5:13. incredible video of crews battling a massive fire in southern california. this is san bernardino county. you see the commercial building in flames. firefighters think it started in a nursery and then spread.
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several explosions were heard possibly from exploding propane tanks. no injuries have been reported. crews removed wreckage of a medical helicopter that crashed in pennsylvania as they try to truck. the chopper was heading to a children's hospital in philadelphia when it went down in a neighborhood near a church. the pilot was hurt but was able to help three people including a two month old baby get out safely. he is being called a hero since no one suffered any life threatening injuries. >> i can't explain, the physics. i don't know how significant the impact was. but what i am is extremely grateful that we have three uninjured people from the accident. >> witnesses say the helicopter was hovering low to the ground before crashing. the wreckage will be taken to
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delaware for further inspection. to vallejo where pot holes have gotten so bad people are banding together to fix the problem by themselves. what started as an online discussion has grown so fast the city of vallejo even delivered the group a cease and assist letter. it orders them to apply for permits before they do more repairs. the mayor cited legal concerns over the volunteer effort. >> we call ourselves pot hole vigilantes of vallejo. >> repoer: at arted asonline di fast. >> the group started filling pot holes about two weeks ago. they believe they have filled approximately 80 so far. in sunnyvale, it is not pot holes. it's crows that have people complaining. birds have made their presence known in the downtown diners an residents side step droppings every day. now with the help of green lasers the problem might be going away. the light is supposed to the
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birds and make them fly away. >> i heard from residents who had started implementing it and it does seem to work. it does have them scatter from the tree. we'll try that for a few weeks and ultimately we'll see if that actually works. >> the plan to use lasers has been met with some push back but sunnyvale's mayor says he has done his research on the odd approach which will hopefully be a solution to the crow problem. we are getting exclusive look at how army core of engineers is doing double duty to keep the bay clean and safe. we went with civilian members aboard john dillard yesterday. the mission varies, typically it involves debris and navigational endeavors. yesterday they were doing joint rescue training with the coastguard. >> basically to give them practice to deliver emt or rescue swimmer down to a boat along with a basket to take a victim, it wouldn't be as pretty, that is for sure. it wouldn't be such a fun place
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to hang out if we didn't clean it up once in a while. >> once the operation was over, it was back to business for the crew pulling more debris out of the bay. we're thankful for what they do out there. 5:17. let's get you caught up on our forecast and traffic. >> we'll start with darren with how it is looking. it looks a little warmer than it did yesterday, mildly, but a couple degrees warmer than they were. i am happy to say no upper 30s. it's low 40s at the coldest and some locations are near 50. the view here over the cities, san francisco 48 right now. the number in concord is 43. santa rosa, 41 with fog having now developed. that's where we will watch, usual drill here. we have seen the censor go to half a mile at the sonoma airport. everybody else is good. hayward you can see for seven miles and a similar story down peninsula, similar story in san jose. a few high clouds now. we'll keep a few of those around through early part of
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the day. we won't get the same kind of late day mid afternoon gray out that we had yesterday. we'll have a few high clouds that will stay with us into afternoon. north bay will be looking at more blue sky than anything else. from marin south we'll probably continue to see high clouds. under those clouds we go back to the mid 60s today for daytime highs. that's the story for the south bay. here are numbers for the inland valleys of east bay where we will be in the low 60s. we'll see temperatures in the heart of the bay climb to the upper 50s, low to mid 60s through marin and numbers through lake and mendocino county will top out in mid and upper 60s. you see our clouds today from this weak system to our south which has no impact other than clouds. if we were going to have rain it would have to come from out here. when we watch futurecast, the storms continue their track in getting pulled away from us. it is like a series of them that keep getting drawn back to
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the pacific northwest. that is the pattern that looks like it will stay well through next week now. the long range forecast is getting us all the way out through next sunday, not this sunday. that's next sunday, january 23. at that point we will have still seen the majority of the storms avoid us. good thing we have laid down a good amount of snow in the sierra. snow report looks great. still 136 inches on the base. as we look in the seven-day forecast, we'll watch san francisco, oakland, san jose pretty much experience the same drill. mid 60s san jose, low 60s oakland, upper 60s san francisco. micro climates. we have one story that's developing fog. that's pretty typical. we look okay most other places. what the are you seeing? it seems like we have, darren, with no major hot spots in the north bay which is good news. there are a few foggy spots.
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it's been a decent commute. there is a new crash west bound 80 at 680. we've got our photo journalist brian kiley driving the freeways. he is in mobile 5 getting updated and latest information. you see he is at the bay bridge toll plaza. we did get first reports of a crash near treasure island so headed there to see if that's blocking any lanes or causing issues. it looks like things are moving okay for the most part. the crash reported from chp a few minutes ago. we'll see if that's causing troubles. jumping to our maps, lots of green on the nimitz freeway, 880 both directions, 101 through san mateo, no delays. if you are zooming in on our 680, 80 crash we are seeing a few brake lights. you see the red behind the icon. things are getting busy as you head through the area. if you plan on taking 80, travel times are about to 22 miles per hour so clocking in
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slow speeds because the crash is blocking a couple lanes. 205, brake lights around mount house, stay slow to 5890, brake lights all the way to north flynn but that's typical for super commuters towards altamont pass and dublin interchange. >> thank you. a group in santa clara has a in you vision for the city. they're hoping to rebuild downtown from scratch and want city hall to be a big part of that. ten blocks of santa clara's oh, wnere demolished s. e d city hall e the ma historic buildings lost. in its place is the franklin mall, parking lots. some say this can help restore the old identity. san francisco city college will vote on a proposal that could save the cantonese
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program from being shut down. the school's trustee allen wong wants ccsf to create a certificate or degree program that includes cantonese so classes will be transferable to uc's. the vote on the proposal is set for 2:00 this afternoon. still ahead on kpix5 and streaming on cbsn bay area. >> arizona ceo making unusual offer to new hires. his proposal for employees not satisfied in their positions. we'll explain when we come back.
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let's look ahead and get you ready for lunch today. we are going to spotlight that noon to 2:00 time frame just to give you a clue on how things will play out for the middle of your day. we'll have high clouds but it won't be a gray out. yesterday we got a out for the second half of the day. today should be a few high clouds, not perfectly clear blue sky but still a nice day. you can see what i am talking about. we'll take the futurecast and head to the middle of the day. obviously there is no rain and really we are looking to a few high clouds. daytime highs today going to
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the mid and upper 60s. san jose will be 62, 62 pleasanton, san rafael 60, santa rosa 63. i will have the whole seven-day forecast including the weekend coming up in just a few minutes. >> thanks. len, how would you like to be offered money to quit your job? please don't leave me. >> not enough money in the world. an arizona tech company says it will offer employees $5,000 to leave their job if they're not totally happy after their first two weeks. ceo says it is a way to keep the folks who truly want to be there. >> over three months, six months, nine months we are pouring responsibilities on this person's plate. they're becoming a bigger part of the company. if you pull that person out nine months in, it's much more expensive to replace. >> so far, no one has taken him up on the offer. that is confidence in your company. 5:26 is the time. still ahead on kpix5 and
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streaming on cbsn bay area. >> new covid concerns forcing california state prisons into a lock down this morning. disturbing findings about california's drinking water. the discovery from uc berkeley researchers. kpix5 is giving a warm welcome to our new evening anchor ryan yamamoto. catch him with elizabeth cook at our 5:00, 7:00, 11:00 p.m. newscasts. we are counting down to 49ers playoff football on kpix5. they'll take on the cowboys in dallas sunday at 1:30. stay tuned after the game
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some oakland unified students say they don't feel safe at school. they're planning a sick-out. we'll tell you what they're asking for from the district. a day of action for nurses across california. their safety demands for the hospital industry. covid outbreak forcing california state prisons into a two week lock down. the new findings raising pollution concerns with california's drinking water right now. good morning. it is thursday january 13. i am amanda starrantino. >> i am len kiese. darren peck starts us off with the forecast on this thursday. good morning. good morning. i think we've got the drill down on these morning weather run downs at this point because nothing has changed so far this week. we are certainly locked in a pattern. here are the numbers. our coldest number is 41 in santa rosa where no surprise we are starting to develop patchy fog. if you look across the rest of the bay, it is still 50 in oakland. that's kind of nice. it's 47 in san jose. you can call that mild, if you
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are going to step outside. it feels good. daytime highs, mid 60s with maybe a few clouds. we probably will have a few high clouds. it will not be a gray blanket that as we approached afternoon yesterday we got over taken by clouds. we shouldn't see that but we will not see blue sky all the way. livermore 62. red wood city will hit that same number. vallejo is going to 61. we'll look at the weekend and go into the seven-day forecast coming up in a few minutes. for now, let's get updated on that drive. it's looking busy. i just got new information from chp about the crash on the upper deck of the bay bridge. they have officially issued a sig alert, traffic advisory, so that will be there for 30 minutes or more. lanes are shut down west bound near treasure island. apparently a couple cars were racing going at very high speeds. a crash happened. i want to show you a look at
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one of our cameras. you see traffic is starting to back up in that area. a slow ride as you head into the city. stick with san mateo bridge as an alternate. bart is on time. trains are running. not backed up to the toll plaza yet and they have not turned on the metering lights. i will keep a close eye on that and continue to keep you updated. today nurses and caregivers expected to be on the pickett lines demanding a better investment in staffing safety amid the surge. >> justin andrews has more from ucsf medical center. >> reporter: this is a national day of action where nurses say they are denouncing the state's decision to allow nurses to continue to come to work if asymptomatic and have covid regardless if they're isolated or not. this is something they say that is very unsafe when it comes to putting them in situations. california nurses association says employers have prioritized profits over patient care.
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they claim hospitals have cut corners on safe staffing way before covid and with the pandemic still in full swing, it is driving desperately needed nurses away from the job. they say the union surveyed thousands of nurses nationwide and found 82.5% said at least half of the shifts are unsafely staffed. they say studies have shown when nurses are assigned to too many patients to care for at once, patients are at increased risk for medical errors, complications, and even death. this morning they're demanding a change. caregivers say the colleagues will stop leaving the job if the hospitals provide a better safe environment for them to work in. we know there are several who plan to be out here this morning in san francisco demanding a change. justin andrews, kpix5. oakland unified students planning a sick-out today over concerns for their safety. >> the students have a petition about this. joycelyn moran joins us now.
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joycelyn, what are the teens saying? >> reporter: there are two efforts from students highlighting they don't feel safe in their classrooms. one is a petition and another is a sick-out planned for today. let's start there. this comes after oakland unified educators held one last week. students and regulators are asking for more covid testing as well as n95 masks for teachers and students. this sick-out is ahead of a strike planned for next week if their demands aren't met. more than 1200 students signed a petition urging for remote learning until testing and masks become more readily available. if this does not happen, they plan on going on strike starting tuesday next week. >> personally, i wanted to feel safe at school and wanted to feel safe for my family as well. we have my grandma at home and a baby sister. i actually caught covid and had a really bad experience.
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so i just want to feel safe at school. i want other people to be safe at my school as well. >> reporter: in a statement in response to the petition, oakland unified says they have distributed kn95 and n95 masks to all staff adding that kn95 masks will be distributed to students when they are delivered. they go onto realread meet process of meeting most of the demands noted in this petition. the leadership team at skyline high school sent a message to parents saying it is highly likely that no instruction will be provided today. teachers at skyline high say they're calling in sick to stand in solidarity with students. back to you guys. this morning, new disturbing findings about our state's drinking water. uc berkeley researchers found more than 370,000 in california may have unsafe drinking water. they say it may contain high levels of toxic chemicals. there is an online tool where you can look up where your
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water comes from as well as a map where groundwater sources likely have unsafe chemicals. find it in this story on california state prisons including san quentin are on a 15 day lock down. prison officials say it is to control and stop covid out breaks amongst staff and inmates. in the last two weeks six min mates and 83 staff members have tested positive. during the same period, 17% of inmates were tested. >> the white house is taking new steps aimed at keeping kids in school. 10million free rapid and pcr tests will be sent to schools each month. today president biden plans to unveil more initiatives to fight the covid-19 surge gripping the u.s. here is another one of the new initiatives. i am anne makovec at the live news desk taking a look at the white house where they announced they're purchasing
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more covid-19 treatments. these are specifically for immunocompromised people and it is to prevent them from getting covid-19. it works a little bit different than a vaccine does. it is made by astrazeneca. the order is for half a million courses of that treatment, and that is in addition to the 20 million courses of pfizer's antiviral pill that would help people after they become infected. back to you. house committee investigation into january 6th attack on the capitol continues. it's trying to find everyone who spoke to then president trump about the violence that day and house minority leader kevin mccarthy is who they want to speak to next. >> i have spoken to the president. i asked him to talk to the nation to tell them to stop this. >> he told cbs evening news anchor norah o'donnell he called president trump on the fateful day but the republican representative said in a statement last night he will,
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quote, not participate with this select committee's abuse of power. it comes after the committee sent a letter to mccarthy saying it would like to discuss conversations with trump before, during, and after the riot. it also wants to know when he might have spoken to former white house chief of staff mark meadows about in the days before the attack. mccarthy is third member of congress the committee has asked to speak voluntarily. the committee has discussed possibly sending subpoenas to lawmakers which could face legal and political challenges. some good news for delta flyers and how people really stay busy while home alone. diane king hall joins us live from the cbs broadcast center. good morning to you. good morning, len. the bleeding on the nation's balance sheet improved in december according to the treasury department. budget deficit fell to $21 billion. that is the smallest monthly shortfall in almost two years.
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the budget improved thanks to increase in taxes from individuals and corporations. delta airlines offering reassurance to flyers amid the pandemic. it's become first major carrier to extend travel credits and waivers through 2023. typically they expire after a year but the airline is making the move as covid continues to spread in u.s. fewer people pass through tsa check points this week. according to transportation security administration, 1.1 million people went through airport security tuesday. that is the lowest volume since april. it comes as spread of the omicron variant of the virus wreaks havoc on travel. >> diane, you have a new survey about what spouses do when they've got the house to themselves. spill the beans. i am kind of scared to know. >> bingeing and baking. it's not what you think. no one will know when the spouse leaves you alone. two thirds of respondents e vies or shows their partner does not like while about a
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third indulge in favorite recipes and one in three americans just talk to themselves and their pets. more than half worry whether they have locked the front door or shut the windows. you are giggling. >> i am, because i talk to my pet all the time. >> people ask me why, why. >> i knew you would know! >> yes! are we admitting that we do talk to ourselves? >> we are just admitting -- no, we are not admitting that. >> okay. >> not on live tv. >> they say as long as you don't answer yourself you will be okay. we'll talk offline. thank you so much. see you next hour. >> thank you. amanda, do you talk to yourself? >> i am not going to answer that either. >> we'll talk offline too. 5:40. still ahead. >> nfl super star tom brady has
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plenty accomplishments on the football field but we'll tell you about the bay area native's new venture outside the stadium. another silicon valley tech company pivoting almost entirely into remote work. future plans for employees at robin hood. a live look across the bay this morning from the top of the mark hopkins hotel. a few high clouds out there and mildly warmer in places. some of us are still closer to 50 than we are 40. we'll look at current numbers and spotlight some of the patchy fog as well, coming up.
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welcome back. in new york a federal judge denied prince andrews request to dismiss a sex abuse lawsuit. suing for allegedly sexually assaulting her. he denies the allegation. the judge did not rule on the merits of the case but instead found that lawyers did not come up with an argument that the case should be thrown out. new, the rust movie armor suing the gun and ammo supplier after the deadly shooting on
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set in october. pointing the finger at the prop store. she claims the heso mmy amniti ds gutierplacessome claim on the prop master assistant director and star alec baldwin. helena hutchins died after a gun discharged on the rust movie set in new mexico. a seattle couple survived a landslide that knocked their home off its foundation. they were on the first floor in the kitchen when the hillside behind their home gave way. then two propane tanks in back of the home exploded and caught fire. >> my mouth and throat were covered, filled with dust. and i didn't know where i was. i thought he was dead. i was screaming for him. i was screaming. then i heard him say he was alive. he was alive. >> scary. amazingly the couple was not
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injured. they say they're just grateful to be alive. 5:46. let's check with gianna. there are some trouble spots out there this morning. a trouble spot this morning on the upper deck of the bay bridge. i want to show you a live look from our salesforce camera zoomed in on the area. it's a two car crash. chp reporting that a couple cars were speeding. further notice. you see all the flashing lights, a couple lanes available for traffic to squeeze by as well as the shoulder. it's really starting to back up in the area. we are seeing brake lights beyond the toll plaza at this point. a very slow ride, it happened about 5:07 and they did issue a traffic alert in the area. expect the closure to be there for sometime until they clear things out of the road way. looking at the map, speeds down to six miles per hour in some spots. in fact it is slow.
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here is another perspective. near the tower you see traffic pretty much bumper to bumper and they did turn metering lights on at the bay bridge. pretty much a stand still as you work out of the maze. all approaches are seeing those brake lights because of that. travel time to get across the bridge is 46 minutes. very slow from the maze to 101. use san mateo bridge as an alternate. the travel time is 12 minutes. if you can use that for your morning ride, that might be your best bet to avoid the troubles on the upper deck of the bay bridge. here is a live look at the san mateo bridge, not bad. a live look at the east shore freeway, let's go to mobile 5. brian kiley is out and about giving you perspective. he was west bound 80 moments ago. you can see the east shore freeway moving okay with no major delays. as you are closer to where the trouble spots are, you might find some trouble spots.
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let's check your forecast. good morning. a lot to cover. it's a little quieter in the weather department. there is a little bit fog in the north bay. what else is new? we'll spotlight that. first let me show you where there is none. a pretty view of treasure island back to the span of the bay bridge, focus of gianna's report. a pretty view from the serenity of of treasure island. it's 47 in san jose. these numbers are mild. petaluma is 45. that's going to feel mild. fairfield has gone down to 39 but it's the number in santa rosa that's very typical, patchy fog up there again through the shelter valleys in sonoma county and valleys of the north bay. that's the one item to watch. we'll have a few high clouds around today. it won't be as great as yesterday afternoon was. we had this nice shield of clouds show up for the second half of the day.
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we'll have a few high clouds today. we'll get more blue out of the sky today. we'll be in the mid 60s like yesterday. low 60s for inland valley of the east bay, 62 dublin, 61 san ramon. we'll see temperatures in the north bay climb to the upper 50s and low 60s and north bay numbers also doing that same story. big picture shows us what's happened to our weather pattern. all the storms are getting redirected around us. you can watch that not only in the lodge range forecast from now taking us through friday, even taking that longer. as we watch the dates, we can play this forward now going all the way through next sunday. not this coming sunday but next sunday january 23. a big pattern in the atmosphere, not working in our favor. we have the block of high pressure over us, consistent low pressure here. storms have to go up and over that block and as long as the ridge stays in place, we don't get the rain. it is typical to see a set up
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like that develop throughout the winter and just lock itself in for a period of time. sure enough, this january we are doing that. seven-day forecast shows you what that looks like. a few clouds and temperatures a couple degrees above average for this time of year for inland valleys on the mark in the bay, upper 50s. i will have more coming up again in the 6:00 hour, guys. back to you. >> thanks. a live look in san francisco, city officials are predicting around 15% of office workers will stay working remotely when the economy is expected to stabilize in 2023. the major shift to at homework could permanently hurt business, tax revenue according to a city report released yesterday. a company going remote for good, robin hood. the stock management app announced it will be staying primarily remote going forward. the company says teams have done amazing work throughout the pandemic and it will continue to offer them flexibility to work from home. you may not play football
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checking out the view from our camera on top of mount diablo, a great tool to get an overview of what fog might look like for inland east bay communities and happy to report we are doing fine over here. another one is to look from the top of the camera that's on the top of sutro tower. that one trained on the golden gate bridge is another way to scan and overview here. no fog issues. visibility map shows us for santa rosa, visibility is down to a half mile which tells us you will want to give yourself extra time in the north bay valleys. on the flip side you are not in the 30s. everybody is holding on to the 40s. it's a little warmer than yesterday. i will be back with the whole forecast in a few minutes. >> thank you.
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