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and good wednesday morning to you, july th24th. taking a live look outside, a beautiful shot of downtown san jose. what a way to start our wednesday morning. thanks so much for joining us. i'm marcus washington. >> and i'm laura garcia. let's check that forecast and see how things are out there. pleasant right now. >> pleasant right now and it's going to heat up today. that's a live look outside in fremont, as you get ready to head out the door. skies are clear, temperatures are nice and cool in the low 60s now. it will warm up again quickly today. it will be warmer this afternoon, compared to yesterday. we'll get a look at owl all all microclimates coming up. mike has lane restrictions on the peninsula. >> sections of 101, patches
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around the bay will continue to grow. it's not enough to show up on our sensors because it's a short section and they are moving pretty well. we have a little slowing out to the altamont east 580 picking up. back t j the much anticipated testimony from russiaci's a last-minute twist. he won't be alone. nbc's tracie potts is live on capitol hill with a preview of who will be joining him as well. tracie? >> hi, marcus and laura. good morning, everyone. the lawyer is bringing a lawyer with him. that was a late development. president trump not too happy about it. he's been tweeting about it all morning, but it's a done deal and we expect to see robert mueller and his lawyer in that hearing room within the hour. democrats will allow special counsel robert mueller's long time aide, lawyer aaron zebley to appear with him at today's hearings. president trump tweets "very unfair. that should not be allowed."
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>> it shows they're desperate to have mr. mue not speak. and intelligence committees, answering questions about his non.t on russian election there's no nothing. they're wasting their time. >> reporter: the report found evidence that president trump tried to obstruct the investigation, but it did not and according to mueller could not recommend prosecution. >> the mueller investigation revealed a lot of conduct by the president which the american people should be aware of. >> those are pretty compelling facts that paint a portrait of a deeply unethical candidate for president and a deeply unpatriotic campaign. >> reporter: the justice department has warned muler to stick with what's in the report. >> bob mueller is of to question whether bad information led to this investigation, and highlight fbi misconduct. now we've got a pew research
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poll that's relevant to what's happening today, because it shows for the first time, more than half of republicans say mueller did a fair investigation. we'll see if that's reflected from the podium today when those questions get started in just under an hour. back to you. >> that's interesting to hear, tracie. we'd like to see what happens with that. nbc news will have a special report on mueller's hearing coming up and some of that report will preempt our normal "today in the bay" schedule. you can watch live coverage starting at 5:30 this morning right here on nbc bay area. 4:33 and the legal battle to rescue pg&e is heating up with insurers and pg&e bond holders competing for the right to take over the bankrupt utility, and whatever is decided may impact everything from customer rates to how money is paid to wildfire victims. "today in the bay's" pete suratos joins us live with the detail this is mornindetail thi
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morning. >> reporter: the bond holder also present plans to a federal bankruptcy judge in san francisco later this morning. let's talk about what the insurers' plans are. they'd like to end pg&e's exclusive right to follow reorganization plan after the utility filed for bankruptcy in january, with an estimated $30 billion in liabilities from the wildfires between 2017 to 2018. now under the insurer's plan they'd convert nearly $20 billion in wildfire loss claims into new stock that give him a large share of the company and plan to establish what they call a well-funded trust for victims. the bond holders will request permission from that federal judge later today to submit their reorganization plan and they're seeking to invest more than $30 billion into the company. now they would set aside $16 billion in a trust to pay claims for wildfire ctg&e claims that significant progress towards reorganization of the company that will compensate those wildfire victims and protect customer rates.
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they aren't keen onned t the id saying it could make the bankruptcy long and drawn out. pg&e is resisting giving up exclusive rights but they have until september 26 to submit a plan. reporting live, pete suratos for "today in the bay." >> thanks so much, pete. 4:35 right now. highway 128 in napa county open again for drivers, reopened last night after being shut down for the ride canyon fire. evacuation orders have been lifted and the fire is nearly fully contained. it burned about 65 acres since monday. new video for you this morning of an apparent crash and grab atm burglary at a san joseh king road just south of tully. from the video, you can see where it looks like that vehicle smashed through and there's also an atm sign with of course no atm. police say that the vehicle didn't stick around. they're not yet confirming this is an atm theft or someone
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intentionally drove through the store but they are pretty certain that's how it played out. byob will soon pay off even more when you shop in san francisco. what i'm talking about bring your own bag. as expected supervisors are charging 25 cents instead of ten cents per bag for shopper whops need bags at checkout and now those thin produce bags will also cost you. apple is making it easier to transfer data between phones. the cupertino company has a new feature letting you transfer almost everything wirelessly. all you need is to connect both phones to a wifi network, select the transfer from your wifi option. android has the similar feature for years. art with a message of peace. >> here is a look at the sculpture own display at yerba buena center.
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it is a tree made of guns, all of which were collected through gun buybacks. it's part of a new exhibit called art of peace and it includes work by dozens or so sculptors. many of the pieces are made with pistols, gunshot barrels, bullets and shell casings. that exhibit runs through august 25th. 4:37 right now. coming up here on "today in the bay," the shipping industry is soaring. next, the new ups plan to get your packages to you on time. plus, speaking of delivery, coffee when you want it. starbucks and uber eats partnering up, but is it worth it? the extra fee you'll have to pay to get that frappuccino to your door. and taking a live look out at san francisco skyline. it is your wednesday morning, and you're watching "today in the bay."
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good morning. i'm frank holland at cnbc headquarters. here are today's top business headlines. wall street is said to open up in the red. yesterday stocks rising following several positive news rompz and wordsu.s./china trade talks will begin sometime in the next week. the dow and the nasdaq closing sthighs. odd december watch list report on new home sales and earnings from at&t, boeing, facebook, ford and tesla. ups is going seven days a week. the sunday delivery starting early next year as it responds to the huge growth in online
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shopping assisted by the u.s. postal service which delivers some ups packages in the final leg of their journey. ups is adding more pickup locations for packages inside thousands of cvs, michael's and advanced auto parts stores. you want a nice coffee, frappuccino? sfar bucks will expand delivery nationwide through its partnership with uber eats. it tested last fall in miami and added ten more cities in january. it charges a fee of $2.49 for starbucks orders but for you guys i don't think that's t yout frappucci frappuccino. >> how earl >> i 3:30 is an early call. >> we need our frappuccino. coming up here on "today in the bay," a look at the forecast for wednesday. a hot one? >> a little bit hotter today compared to yesterday. that's a live look outside in palo alto. before you step out the door, we have clear skies and
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temperatures in the low 60s. we'll be in the upper 70s by 11:00 and going up more from there. we'll look at all of our microclimates coming up. a live look at the bay bridge toll plaza shows you we're missing two lanes instead of one so maybe someone is picking up the frappuccinos and the cafes for everybody. this is not an unusual backup. we'll see how things are shaping up farther south from here. >> maybe they want to get on to work so they can make sure they catch the robert mueller report. we have that countdown clock going right now, two much more conferenceage at the at 5:30ing. top of the hour. you're watching "today in the bay."
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try my $4.99 barbeque bacon double cheeseburger combo. a very good morning to you. taking a live look at sfo this morning, coming or going. it's a nice start, at least to our day. hey, did you know that it is national picnic month? >> what? >> yes, and to celebrate, kfc is betting you're not chicken enough to wear this. it's called a picnic polo. a fold out picnic blanket attaches to the bottom of your shirt. >> oh? >> and it just fits in the pocket when not using it. it includes a utensil holder. only a handful are being given away at one kfc in missouri. fans can enter a drawing to win a limited number of picnic polos through the end of the month. if you enter, we wish you good clutch. >> gas up the jet, let's go to missouri. >> we're not going to missouri
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if we have a jet. >> we like to stay humble. >> if it's a private jet, you'll wear one of the picnic shirts. >> wear whatever you want. >> a big napkin. >> picnic indeed in some parts of the bay area today but with a fan of course? >> right. the inland areas will be hot today, and then for san francisco, we have the cooling fog. isn't this a beautiful shot? this is looking from our sutro tower camera. you can see a little bit of fog rolling by. it's very shallow below 800 feet. as we head inland to walnut creek, you get ready to head out the door. it's a nice cool start. all clear skies here. our temperatures go from the low 60s to 80 degrees at 11:00. of our it's going to be a hot microclimates and the way the day shapes up. we haveow 70s, at 9:00 this morning. so it's going to start to warm up fast, and then at lunch time, we're at 87 degrees in livermore. concord is 86 degrees.
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santa rosa 82. staying in the 60s in san francisco. and then for the inland valleys, it's going to reach into the 90s this afternoon and there will be a few spots in the upper 90s. you can see at the bottom of the screen that seven-day forecast shows some hot weather over the next several days. so we're still seeing the desert southwest and the monsoonal moisture producing some very active weather for parts of the sierra. so still a chance of thunder today, and the fog that starts to clear away from the coast, but will be a little of some patches here and there, going into tomorrow as well. we should start to see still the return of the fog, but some hot inland temperatures and i have to do it, guys, look at this. >> ooh. >> stop it, just stop it. >> i know. >> serious? >> we're going to see some triple-digits. >> have you put that pool in your house yet? >> no, i need to get on that, because look at how hott' in th. we're going to see that for a couple of days and coming down
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early next week into the upper 80s and for san francisco, that's where we still keep the milder weather, mid-70s, it will start to warm up the weekend with mostly sunny skies, but it's also going to stay cool at the coast. mike, you're checking the nimitz. >> i threw this oakland camera up on screen, i wanted to see the volume of traffic. it's southbound not northbound past the coliseum that is the concern. as you travel south through oakland and san lean tse cargo trucks so w i haven't seen any slowing over the last few minutes. the lip blip is both directions of 580 a little construction in the same area. no big concerns there. contra costa county moves smoothly toward the bay bridge where we showed you the backups. we're missing two cash lanes on the left approach. they should be open over the next 10 to 15 minutes. a smooth drive for the rest of the bay. peninsula, slowing for 101. there's a traffic break slowly moving as they're picking up the
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cones through the area about at university. back to you. >> thanks, mike. 4:49 for you right now. an east bay mother of four says she was racially profiled at a major department store. >> i see the camera. i'm sorry, i am allowed to record. >> no, you're not. >> yes, i am. >> that's video that yolanda montoya shot after two workers accused her of stealing while she was leaving a kohl's store. she said she was shopping at a kohl's bay fair mall in slap, she walked back in voluntarily recording because she felt shes because of her race. >> i do. i do. >> because? >> because the wessed. >> reporter: we reached out to kohl's corporate office. it says "we have apologized to the customer directly for her poor experience and have been in frequent dialogue with her, working toward a resolution." montoya says she now has an attorney. silicon valley buzzing this morning, but it's not for the latest gadget or game-changing
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software. instead, it's from the new justice department investigation promising a broad anti-trust review of the tech industry. so far, no specific companies have been named but facebook, google, apple and amazon are among those believed to be at the center of the inquiry. experts say that the investigation will focus on whether companies are stifling competition or harming consumers. >> their size and reach is what has allowed them to do that and also what keeps their dominance sticky, because it's something that's really harod duplicate, practically impossible. >> critics believe that the cycle of competition has broken down, and there's no change for upstarts to compete anymore. the last time the doj filed a major tech-related anti-trust charge was 20 years ago against microsoft. a top ranking member of the sfpd is reportedly heading across the bay. "the examiner" reports current assistant chief tony chaplain
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will become the new police chief in hayward. in his name sounds familiar he served as sfpd's interim chief in 2016 resigned. he's expected to start his new role september 3rd. coming up here on "today in the bay," "nbc bay area responds." >> a teacher turned author and her take on what kids need to succeed in school. i'm consumer investigator chris chmura. we're supporting our schools, next. but first happening now in arizona, crews areorking to gain the out of control near flagstaff. the museum fire is now 1400 acres. at last check it's 10% contained. rain yesterday helped calm the flames but the monsoon storms brought in new problems. among them, flash flooding and strong winds. arizona's governor declared a state of emergency. we'll be back with a lot more news. it is 4:52.
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. good wednesday morning. a live look at the richmond-san rafael bridge. no one around until this car comes up. mike will have a look at the commute which i'm sure will be more congested than what you see here. 4:54 for you right now and all this week nbc bay area is supporting our schools. they need our help and yours. >> chris chmura is sharing a former teacher's perspective on that need. she says one backpack can change a child's life. >> good morning. here's a heartbreaking estimate, more than 300,000 students around the bay area won't have basic school supplies when they return to class. bramlan harris was a teacher in
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one of oakland's tooest neighborhoodses. today she's a vocal advocate for getting all kids the supplies there need. >> one backpack could mach a difference for that one kid not dropping out of school later. >> we are working with family giving tree for the supporting our schools backpack drive all this week. see how you can join us, build a virtual backpack on our website, i'll be back at 11:00 this morning with some volunteers who are building those backpacks today. i hope to see you then. >> sounds good. it's 4:55. can you feel it in the ai arriving. >> the 49ers don't start until friday, but yesterday the raiders reported from camp in napa valley. the team posted this video to its twitter feed. do we have to remind you, i don't like to talk about it but yes, this is their last season,
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oakland preseason game starts in two weeks. >> looks like they're happy to see each other. come up next on "today in the bay," all eyes on washington, d.c. we're getting closer to the much anticipated testimony of former special counsel robert mueller. he'll be arriving in the chambers very soon. our countdown is on, a little over 30 minutes to go, just ahead, scott mcgrew breaks down what we expect mueller to say. and as you get ready to step out the door in oakland, headed to the fruitvale b.a.r.t. station, it will be nice emperatures today. through fremont. that's what looks like a surface street, still a little traffic surface street also moving about the same. it's good news here. we'll show you how things are shaping up. there's a little bit of a crowd over at the bay bridge. you're watching "today in the bay."
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heath, it's english toffee ♪ ♪ try my $4.99 barbeque bacon double cheeseburger combo. -- mueller investigation revealed a lot of conduct by the president which the american people should be aware of. >> there's no nothing. they're wasting their time. >> right now, it's mueller time. in 30 minutes, the former special counsel will outline his report into russian election interference and evidence of obstruction by the president. scott mcgrew will join us with complete analysis so we know what to watch for. all new this morning, pursuing a pg&e takeover. a bold move by a group of insurance companies, the push they are making which could mean
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more money for wildfire victims. plus dmv shutdown. the reason office also close across the state and the governor's comments about his plans for the embattled agency. "today in the bay" continues right now. a very good morning to you and thanks so much for joining us. i'm laura garcia. >> and i'm marcus washington. mike will have a look at the commute coming up in a bit but first we got to talk about that weather. warm temperatures again. you said warmer than yesterday, too. >> yeah, it's going to be really a hot week and today we feel those temperatures ramping up, at least we have the cool start as you get ready to head out in dublin and our temperatures starting out in the low 60s, headed into the low 80s already by 11:00 today, and look at that, we're going to reach into the upper 80s, but before noon, so i'll talk more about that coming up. mike, you're getting a look at the roads and so far so good? >> so far so green on the sensors, a smooth flow. we are watching that report 880 southbound at around marina, a
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container truck reportedly caught on fire. it may be affecting the off-ramp but the fire has been put out. a smooth drive toward the bay bridge where we have two cash lanes that have yet to open. back to you. >> thanks, mike. right now you see live inside the chambers, where robert mueller, former investigator, will be investigated by congress there. right now we're waiting for that to start in about 30 minutes. >> that's right, he'll testify about his report on the


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