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edup this... so i can get to them. easy prep, cook and clean with reynolds wrap. the risk of infection outside is really minimal. >> now at 5:00, awaiting new guidance. if you're fully vaccinated, the white house may be ready to issue new recommendations for wearing masks outdoors. a live report ahead from washington on the key differences in store for non-vaccinated americans and the possible impact on u.s. reopenings. parents promising new pushbacks against one of the bay area's largest school districts now locked into distance learning. the key deadline just passed in fremont. a live report ahead on what may happen next. new fallout for the north bay mayor refusing to step down, despite growing calls from voters and the new move just launched to oust him as he faces
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sexual assault claims. "today in the bay" continues right now. good tuesday morning. thanks for joining us. i'm marcus washington. >> and i'm laura garcia. we check in with mike first this morning. we'll get to the morning forecast but a serious overnight accident you're watching. >> that's right, laura. it's on lawrence expressway glen tree to 280 is the closure over there. kris sanchez is on the scene gathering more details. sheriffs deputies on scene. two people are dead as a result of the crash and closure, locate that for folks driving through the area, south bay santa clara county you cannot exit the freeway at lawrence expressway heading south. from 280 to just shy of bolling
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er. you'll have to exit wolf or saratoga before or after that on 280. they are moving smoothly in the south bay and closure for 84. a small incident near the dublin interchange isn't affecting that and the weather is not affecting the construction crews. back to laura. president biden preparing to expand minimum wage for hundreds of thousands of federal contractors. his executive order expected today will increase it to $15 per hour. [ muted ] -- january. in the meantime the white house may be ready to change its guidance on wearing masks outdoors, that announcement comes as some u.s. cities are now rejecting new vaccine shipments. "today in the bay's" tracie potts is live in washington. >> good morning, everyone. in some areas of the country --
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president biden speaks this afternoon, a source tells nbc he could announce must cdc guidance for wearing masks outdoors based on whether a person is vaccinated. >> the risk of infection outside is really minimum. if you're vaccinated and outside it's less. >> reporter: dr. anthony fauci says it f vaccinations continue at the current pace, we could be weeks away from a major turning point. not broad immunity but significant decrease in new covid cases, hospitalizations and deaths. >> the second dose is critical to getting the maximum level of protection. >> reporter: 8% of americans are skipping their second dose. to encourage shots some people are setting up walkup sites. >> no thank you. >> reporter: demand is down 18%. super sites in ohio, texas and
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florida are closing. louisiana is asking for fewer vaccine shipments. counties in iowa and kansas are rejecting them. >> i got vaccinated. if we need a booster, i'll be first in line to show. i trust our system. >> reporter: nearly half of u.s. adults remain unvaccinated. the government's actually trying to get your boss involved encouraging employers to give people paid time off to get those shots. laura? >> all right, got to get everybody vaccinated, thanks so much, tracie. angry parents threatening to sue fremont schools unless the district reconsiders its plan to keep the schools closed. "today in the bay's" bob redell is live this morning. a key deadline for the parents passed yesterday. talk about what's next? >> reporter: fremont unified has
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no plans to restart in-person learning now. the deadline the parents gave them yesterday clearly happened and no plans to resume in-person learning between now and the end of the school year, june 9th. it will continue with the distance learning. the school board approved a full returning to in-person learning in the fall for its 35,000 students, not enough for a group of moms and dads fremont parents for reopening. some seen here in a rally last week. the "east bay times" reports those threatened to sue the district if they didn't return by last wednesday which didn't happen. the parents acknowledge there's only a month and a half left in the school year but according to "the times" they organize not having the children in the classroom has caused children heartache. the superintendent announced last month the schools will not reopen this school year because the district and teachers union could not agree on how to do it
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safely. "the times" reports the parents demanded a plan for full reopening in the fall which as i mentioned the board approved at its meeting last week. just north of us in newark, the superintendent of newark unified will hold a virtual town hall to discuss its plans for reopening that virtual town hall tonight between 7:00 and 8:00. reporting live in fremont, bob redell, "today in the bay." >> thank you, bob. starting today in santa clara county you won't need an appointment at vaccination sites. you can drop in. anyone who lives or works in the county is eligible. appointments are still required at levi stadium in the east ridge mall site, same day appointments are usually available. drop-in sites include santa clara county fairgrounds, mountain view community center and gilroy high school. big changes are coming if you're looking for a vaccine in the north bay. marin county is closing its two mass vaccination sites in san rafael at the end of may, but it
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means that the last day for the first doses will be may 1st. those sites are at marin health and wellness campus on kerner boulevard. the second dose at each location through may 29th. marin county plans to focus on mobile and pop-up clinics. to get the full list of santa clara drop-in sites or any other information in setting up the vaccine appointment, head over to our website, and click on "how to get a vaccine appointment" in the trending barp at the top. a controversial sentencing happens in the case of a murder that once rocked the city of santa cruz. many of you probably remember young maddy middleton, a young girl whose body was found stuffed in a dumpster at an apartment complex. her neighbor, adrian gonzalez, killed her in 2015. he was never actually tried but could have received two life sentences if he was tried as an adult. as prosecutored hoped. since then state laws changed because gonzalez was 15 at the
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time. his case recently went to juvenile court. that is where he pleaded guilty earlier this month. it's possible he may be set free at the age of 25, although his sentence can be extended indefinitely every two years. a new shakeup in san francisco tied to the corruption scandal engulfing city hall. long time city attorney dennis herrera expected to step down to become the next head of the city's public utilities commission. he's been city attorney since 2001. yesterday mayor london breed nominated him to be general manager. herrera's office has been investigating corruption allegations since the public works head mohammad nuru and the former head of the puc resigned in november, accused of accepting bribes from a contractor as part of nuru's investigation. a follow-up in windsor, where organizers have launched a new effort to recall the town's
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embattled mayor. six women accused dominic foppoli of sexual assault. he denies the claims but stepped back as an active role on the tunnel to council. organizers have four months to gather signatures from 20% of registered voters, in windsor, that's about 3,300 signatures. election leaders have to verify the signatures before approving a recall election. more data showing some home prices are still just out of range for the first-time home buyers. despite the pandemic, santa clara and san mateo counties have seen spikes year over year. numbers out earlier this year from sotheby's shows median prices jumped from $1.35 million to $1.46 million in santa clara county. median prices in san mateo county went from $1.57 million to $1.76 million. total sales across the bay area are 30% higher.
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did you see this last night? the pink super moon, this is what it looked like over concord. nasa says it was at its fullest at 8:32 here on the west coast. check out these shots from australia and germany, that we have as well. name not really about the color of the moon, it refers to the springtime bloom of a pink hued wildflower. >> i'm glad you told us that. >> pretty grand out there. of course. fun fact. >> it looks more blue. >> the song "blue moon." it was early enough for some of us to enjoy out there, kari >> yes and also very chilly as you try to go and look at it. look at our temperatures right now. we're in the upper 30s in parts of the north bay as well as the south county. right now it's 37 degrees in napa and 36 degrees in morgan hill. a heavier jacket for the start
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of the day but not so much this afternoon. take a look at these temperatures and where we're going today. oakland reaches 67 degrees. 63 in san francisco, and morgan hill will see some low 70s there and antioch reaching 76 degrees. we'll talk about even warmer temperatures in our forecast coming up. mike, what's the update on the breaking news? >> kari, it's still going on for that closure in the south bay, folks familiar with the areas through san jose, cupertino right near the border there, near midi high school. let's take you to the map and talk about the closure. kris sanchez continues to be at the scene where too two-people died and the sheriff's deputies continuing with that investigation of the scene. of course, they were trying to stop someone and this is when this all happened. we're looking at the closure from 280 to bollinger road and so you can approach midi campus from the south side if that's your concern. the freeways are a concern as well but clear through the south bay and highway 84 reopened after an overnight roadwork which will continue through the rest of the week like last week slowing through berkeley out of
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richmond for w there's a road crew there, they typically pick up right about now. no slowing for the longer drive through concord and walnut creek or coming out of the north bay, marcus. back to you. >> thanks, mike. if you've been watching the show for some time, you know i love roller coasters. a twist for riders they never expected. still ahead at 5:25, what it took for rescuers to get atop of this roller coaster, the tallest one in the uk, to rescue those riders. >> oh, my. working to protect your privacy. all new changes apple just made to its operating system and why you need to update your phone to get some of these new protections. we'll talk about it. plus -- >> centuries our families fought together against their common enemy. >> and winter is coming again. yes, a sneak peek at the filming under way for the "game of thrones" prequel. 5:12. you're watching "today in the
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is that it? yep, that's it. of relief... [joyfully laughs] protection... i just got vaccinated- i just got vaccinated! noah just got vaccinated... hope... so that we can get to all the other moments. let's get you to the exhale you didn't know you were waiting for. let's get it... together. so we can be together. let's get to immunity. now's your moment to get vaccinated. good tuesday morning. right now at 5:15, we are starting out with cool temperatures as you head out the door in antioch for the morning commute and we'll be in the mid-40s for the next couple of hours but once the sun rises the temperatures warm warm up. beautiful day, breezy low 70s here. we look at our microclimates and talk about warmer air in our forecast coming up in a few
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minutes. breaking news for the south bay, with the closure of lawrence expressway between glen tree and 280. you're looking an from archbishop midi high school. kris sanchez will follow that coming up. the rest of the freeways in the south bay are moving smoothly, that's a look at your present. for a look at your future, we check in with dom. >> good morning. i am dominic chu here at cnbc global headquarters. here are today's top business headlines. wall street set to open modestly higher after a mixed session yesterday. the dow slipped 60 points and the nasdaq and s&p 500 closed at fresh record highs. in focus for traders and investors today reports on consumer confidence and home prices and earnings season kicks into high gear with results from google's parent company alphabet and microsoft, starbucks and computer chipmaker, amd to name
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a few. we are keeping a close eye on tesla, reporting quarterly results that beat wall street forecasts thanks to a ramp-up production in china and san francisco demand for electric vehicles, evs worldwide. profits are squeezed by supply chain issues and lower selling prices for cars as it refreshes model s and xs. elon musk says tesla is facing insane difficulties with a whole range of parts, those are his words as it tries to secure supplies in an auto industry hit by computer chip shortages. amazon is expand willing the service that lets delivery people drop off groceries inside your garage to more than 5,000 cities across the nation. this is part of amazon key, which allows drivers to leave packages in your garage, your home, your car or your business, customers have to buy additional hardware including a smart lock and camera and a garage door opener as well. amazon pitched the service as a
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way to keep orders safe from weather and damage and theft. that is your cnbc morning business report. marcus and law camera, back over to you. >> dom, thanks. the next time you listen to your play list it may cost you more if you use spotify. they're raising their prices. the family plan which can be used by up to six household members will go up by $1 to about $6 per month. individual monthly plan will stay at $10. spotify said in the past, charging more for its basic and most popular plan will be challenging as rivals apple, amazon and google offer essentially the same music at the same price. speaking of apple, rolling out with a new operating system for iphones and ipads, and it comes with a beefed up privacy tool. users will be prompted to opt out of tracking and apps that monitor your behavior and share data with third parties a move for privacy advocates and give you more control over personal
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data and how it's used by companies to target you with ads. it's believed many of the app developers and tech companies will be frustrated because they rely on the data to make money. trending this morning, get ready, because the "game of thrones" prequel called "house of the dragon" has officially started filming. >> the all new series tells the story of the targarsian family. i never watched it. it's set 300 years before "game of thrones." they looked the socially distanced table read posting these photos to twitter, the show is one of six "game of thrones" prequels that are in the works. show of hands, who watched it? i know it was popular. oh, my gosh. i'm not alone. i'm feeling good, friends. >> it's so funny because our p.a. here in the studio was like i thought that show was over.
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i'm thinking as long as there's demand, it is never over. there's a prequel and a ple prequel to the prequel. if you love it then we like it for you. >> we got some catching up to do. >> that's right. that's right. folks -- is there let's check in with mike. >> exactly, i have breaking news. we continue to cover this for the south bay with a serious traffic incident, two people died in the south bay. the deal is that lawrence expressway is currently closed. the sheriff's department, seeing kris sanchez there as well and two people are dead as a result of a crash after a stop was attempt there had just by archbishop midi high school. that is closed lawrence expressway from 280 down to just shy of bollinger. bollinger is open between wolf and the area as well as moorepark on the other side of the campus. the rest of the freeways are moving smoothly throughout the south bay, santa clara county and tri-valley with a crash on the shoulder near the dublin
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interchange. there's no delays vasco road, looks great and clear and dry. it will be dry for a while around here talking about. us continue to l virtually and home school recess forecast, taking in fresh air makes a huge difference. let's get a look at our fremont forecast at 9:00, 53 degrees, a chilly start to the day and going into the afternoon feeling comfortable reaching into the upper 60s and we'll start to get temperatures at 2:00 to 3:00 this afternoon. all of our microclimates looking at warmer air. 75 in napa, 76 in71 degrees. there are storms in the pacific moving closer to more than california but for us a lot of it stays well to the north of us.
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it will turn windy as we go into the weekend with temperatures reaching into the upper 70s, a significant warmup here after starting out the week in the 60s in a couple of days we'll be in the 80s and see san francisco forecasting in the 60s over the next several days. if you have solar panels we'll talk about ways you can generate more energy. in the past few days it has been cloudy but we'll make up for that over the next couple of days with a look at how much energy you can generate if you do have solar panels between today, tomorrow as well as thursday. you'll be able to make double the amount putting into consideration that you're using an average amount of electricity at your home. we are saving more than 3,000 metric on its of carbon dioxide across the state each day because we're using solar panels. we've been looking for ways to
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reduce our carbon footprint. check out more ways, check out nbcbayarea.com and click on our climate in crisis page and you'll get more stories like this. more weather and traffic coming up in a few minutes. 5:23. next here on "today in the bay," "nbc bay area responds." >> reporter: the airlines gave millions credit. i'll show you how, next. >> all of us are on social media and try to share in the joys of coming out of covid. i got meet my great nephew. ptolemy on facebook, twitter and instagram as well. we'll be back in just a bit. you're watching "today in the bay."
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this couple is working hard on our state's recovery. you see, they live in california and keeping their vacation in california supports our small businesses and communities. which means that beautiful baby gherkin atop this charcuterie masterpiece is like another brick in the rebuilding of our economy. job well done friends. calling all californians. keep your vacation here and help our state get back to work. and please travel responsibly.
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after covid-19 hit, millions of families canceled millions of airline tickets and got a credit. >> and now it's likely a good time to book. consumer investigator chris chmura is here with more. >> if you canceled a flight at the start of the pandemic, you probably wanted a refund. the airline probably gave you a credit. it's better than nothing, but those credits don't last forever. many of them expire one year
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after they were issued. that means a lot of them are expiring right now. unless you want to make a donation to an airline you have to use that credit before its expiration date. what if you don't want to fly? do you forfeit your credit? >> no, do not. >> reporter: that's scott from scott's cheap flights. we discussed a strategy to protect your credit. check to see if your airline has done away with change fees. so you might be set. we'll use that to your advantage. here's how. say you have a $200 voucher that expires may 1st. before may 1st, shop around for a roughly $200 ticket as many months out as you can book. pick a destination you eventually want to see. but really you're booking a place hold. when you get comfortable flying again, maybe earlier, you can just use the airlines relaxed rules to change around your dates. >> the airlines have gotten rid of change fees so what that means is that you no longer have to pay the normal $200, $300,
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$400 penalty you used to. >> it hinges on whether your airline relaxed the rules. research that before pulling the trigger. we're going to continue with the breaking news for you this morning, two people are dead after a crash in front of a south bay high school. we'll tell you the latest on that investigation after the break.
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scoot over. squeeze in. pull up a chair. ♪ because life's just better when you believe “there's always room for one more.” ♪ ritz. a taste of welcome. right now at 5:30, returning to the courtroom. the pivotal decision that could
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come today for convicted killer scott peterson in a case that attracts worldwide attention. plus -- >> this is a mainstream across the political spectrum repudiation of his failed leadership. >> the signatures are in, the effort to recall governor gavin newsom takes a major step forward. what comes next in the process and when you get to decide. also a possible game changer for your water bill, as the state deals with looming drought conditions. the decision coming in just hours as "today in the bay" continues right now. >> good tuesday morning. thanks for joining us for "today in the bay." i'm marcus washington. >> and i'm laura garcia. breaking news this morning, two people killed after an overnight crash in san jose still under investigation this morning. it could impact you in traffic. let's check in with "today in the bay's" kris sanchez live at the scene with what we know so
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far. kris? >> reporter: hi there, laura. santa clara county sheriff's department was trying to stop a driver when the driver instead took off and caused that crash with another car. this happened on mitty way, just off lawrence expressway near highway 280, right near the campus of mitty high school. the sheriff's office confirms they were trying to stop that driver, who failed to yield and hit that other vehicle and according to a witness, the crash was so forceful that vehicle was hit and went airborn. >> it's probably going fast to get off the pavement. it's like flipping over the air and slamming into the wall, like a movie. >> reporter: we can't confirm who the victims are, whether they were in the vehicle being stopped or the other vehicle hit. we don't know why the deputies were trying to initiate the stop. san jose police department is
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handling the crash investigation and not giving much information at this point however we can also say that lawrence expressway continues to be closed behind us, between 280 and glen tree way. if you're coming to the archbishop campus this morning, you will have to route here, some other direction, because you won't be able to get through that way. we don't know how long the investigation will continue here at the scene. in san jose, kris sanchez, "today in the bay." it was a trial that captivated the nation, 2004 scott pederson convicted for killing his wife laci peterson and their unborn son. 17 years after the verdict peterson makes another appearance in court. "today in the bay's" cierra johnson is outside of san quentin to explain what will happen next and what the judge will consider. >> reporter: good morning. for nearly two decades scott peterson has spent his life behind bars and today he'll make
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a court appearance over zoom given the fact we're in a pandemic for two specific conference hearings. let's break down exactly what the hearings are. at 10:00 peterson will appear on a criminal matter for the 2004 conviction. last year a high court ruled a second look at the case was needed after the original trial judge excluded jurors from the juror pool after they exposed they were against the death penalty. they struck down the penalty case which brings us to today's retrial of that penalty phase of the trial. the second portion of today's appearance relates to a new trial here over juror misconduct. peterson and his team filed a separate challenge, claiming juror seven who served during the trial lied during pre-trial questioning asked if she was a victim of a crime. she did not disclose a
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restraping order after being harassed by a boyfriend's ex-girlfriend. the hearings which is where we are today. it's been nearly two decades since that original trial played out. next week, laci peterson would have been 47 years old, her unborn son at the time his name would have been connor he would have been 20 years old around this time. an emotional case for a lot of folks involved, a high-profile case then in aa matter of hours he'll appear over zoom. we'll bring you updates as they become available. we're live in front of san quentin state prison cierra johnson for "today a lot of pe concerned about the case. it's 5:35. both sides gearing up to sway undecided voters in the battle to recall governor gavin newsom. >> who's behind the partisan recall of governor gavin newsom? anti vaccine qanon extremists.
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>> the newsom team quickly posted this political ad shortly after the news broke yesterday confirming enough signatures to hold that special recall election. state republican leader harmeet dillon says it will not work. >> across the political spectrum, repudiation of his failed leadership. it's great news for california, suffering under one-party rule headed by gavin newsom for too long. >> newsom has widespread support among democrats answer an election will likely happen this fall. among the notable candidates running against governor newsom, southern california businessman john cox who ran against newsom in 2018, former san diego mayor kevin faulkner and olympian own former reality tv scar caitlin jenner. to new covid cases in california still seeing the
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lowest numbers anywhere in the region. the state is averaging 33 infections per 100,000. according to the "l.a. times" over the last week california is averaging 1,900 new cases per day, a 34% drop from two weeks ago. the white house plans to update guidance later today on wearing masks outdoors, that's what sources tell nbc news. a growing number of experts argue the risk of spreading outdoors extremely low for people who are fully vaccinated. we can expect new guidance from the cdc, many in san francisco agree it's time. >> soon, very soon, clarifying the situation visa spree vis-a-vis masks and unvaccinated. >> if they're vaccinated outside i would feel fine. >> some worry unvaccinated people will drop the masks and
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many experts say the timing of such an announcement is really critical, because once it's lifted, turning back would be difficult. we take you to a more in-depth on the mask mandates around the country. look at the map and if you look through the map the united states as you can see, california and 22 other states require those masks to be worn indoors and outdoors, as you can see with the color blue here. so six states have mask mandates indoors, we're talking about arizona, florida and three other states, only require certain employees to wear those masks. now in texas, right here, that along with 14 other states don't have any mask madates right now. happening today, mandatory water conservation is on the table in the east bay. east bay mud could ask its 1.4 milln omers to cut back water use by 10%. the board of directors will decide during its meeting today. east bay mud customers live in alameda and contra costa
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counties including the cities of oakland, berkeley, danville and san ramon. marin county approved water cutbacks a week ago. the south bay water customers are asked to conserve voluntarily for now. growing outrage, north it is 5:39 on your tuesday morning, let's get a little breath of fresh air, as we take a live look outside, the sunrise slowly approaching over san francisco this morning, really nice skyline shot there. kari has a look at our forecast for today and maybe a peek of the rest of the week. >> yes, we're going to start out with chilly temperature this is morning. let's look at what you'll feel, upper 30s in ukiah and napa, 36 degrees in morgan hill. the rest of the bay area right now mostly in the 40s, and then as we get a look at our clear view of the south bay, our highs will reach into the mid-70s this
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afternoon, in concord. you're going to feel some warmer air, burlingame reaching 65 and san jose looking at a high of 71 degrees. we'll talk about even warmer temperatures in our forecast coming up. mike, how is it looking right now for the commute? >> kari, we have breaking news for the south bay, but it's not the slowing we see on the map. the arrow pointing northbound 101 typical on schedule at 5:40 on the dot there. we're looking at lawrence expressway. it's still closed from 280 down to just shy of bollinger, consider that open, takes to you the south side of archbishop mitty high school. the reason we mention that, the closure of lawrence may affect folks headed toward the campus. if it happens overnight, the departments will need some daylight to take some photographs. that may be the case over the next hour or so. we'll track that. the rest of the b drive including the bay bridge toll plaza starting a little build. back to you. >> that could be a busy spot.
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thanks, mike. for the first time ever, california is losing a congressional seat due to population shifts. it's not alone. new york, pennsylvania, ohio and michigan are also losing a seat. california's loss of representation will be somewhere in the los angeles area, but we won't know where for several months, as the state committee redraws district lines. six other states including arizona, texas and florida are among those gaining one or two seats as we see people leave california. >> that marker in politics seen by some as a signal of how tough it is to make it in the bay and california, for that matter. texas one state seeing a big population boom thanks to the golden state, an estimated 700,000 california residents moved there between 2010 and 2020. now census data indicates texas population growth was more than
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double california's over that time and more silicon valley companies relocated their headquarters to the lone star state. experts tell "the chronicle" the high housing costs, more people working remotely and text ex-'lack of income taxes are the reason for the shift. unexpected thrill and not a good one here, this is for a roller coaster riders in the uk over the weekend. tiktok video showing passengers stuck nearly 235 feet in the air. that's high. that coaster and the country's tallest one, so the passengers there, they were having to climb to safety, the whole ordeal lasted about 90 minutes. >> yikes. >> no word on what caused the stoppage, but certainly not a place i want to get stuck, laura. >> that's funny because i know you love roller coasters. >> i do. growing outrage this morning in north carolina, still ahead on "today in the bay," the demands for justice and growing protests, after a black man is shot and killed by police.
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also the action his family is taking today. cracking down on california's unemployment fraud. the headway being made to tackle the issue including dozens of arrests. a whole new ball game for giants fans hoping to see the team again live and in person. the team just releasing a massive new batch of available tickets for you. what you need to know before you go. you're watching "today in the bay." which shows will you be getting into tonight? how about all of 'em.
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happy tuesday. 5:45, a look at how the morning will shape up for you as you head out, it's all clear and it's also a chilly start with temperatures in the mid-40s, as we go into today, sunglasses on, as we warm up and we'll reach into the upper 60s by lunch time. we'll talk about all of our microclimates and a nice warmup in our forecast coming up in a few minutes. a live look shows mitty at lawrence expressway closed between 280 and glen tree drive because of a deadly crash after an incident there involving the sheriff's department. sjpd is on scene. we can't approach the school we'll show you the bigger look
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coming up. thank you, it's 5:46. take a look at this. oh, can you imagine owning this house? l.a. county. a large crane collapsed on a roof while people inside. can you imagine the sound of that? the crane tipped over, cutting right through the roof like butter. no one was hurt thankfully. the exact cause of the accident is unclear. officials say crews are assessing all of that damage and even the structural integrity now of the house. they have some repairs to do there. >> glad everyone is okay. 5:47. there are angry family members, they will speak today, about body camera video showing the recent death of a man in police custody in alameda. the video has not been released to the public just yet. it shows the death of mario gonzalez who died eight days ago during a struggle with allama me da officers. police said no weapons were used and gonzalez suffered some type of medical emergency. family members viewed the video and plan to speak outside the alameda police department.
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developing right now, in north carolina, family members of a man shot by deputies are scheduled to release the results of an independent occupancy. >> andrew brown, jr., was shot while a search warrant was served. kerry sanders has more on the video family members just got to see for themselves. >> andrew brown's family here in elizabeth city, north carolina, say they have denied the opportunity to see the full body cam video of what happened to 42-year-old brown, when police moved in last wednesday. they were, however, given what they call a snippet of video, only 20 seconds and therein lies where they say is a big problem. what is the sheriff's department hiding by not giving them all the video. when they did look at the 20-second video which they watched repeatedly over and over, they concluded it was what they call an execution.
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>> dad got executed just by trying to save his own life. >> why is it that they get to choose what's the "pertinent parts" of the video to shows family. >> they crowded around his car, they shot, were shooting in the front window of his car. >> reporter: from where you were standing, did it appear that his car speeding away could be perceived as a threat to the officers where they were standing? >> no, because they were standing behind him. >> reporter: i'm kerry sanders. details will be coming up on "today." back to you. we have some new details scientists say as many as 25,000 previously undiscovered barrels were found at a former ddt dump site off the southern california coast near catalina island. more than 36,000 acres of sea floor were mapped in an area
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where it was previously found to have high levels of toxic chemicals. scientists estimate between 350 and 700 tons of ddt were dumped in that area. tests will need to confirm it. the barrels found did hold the chemical. the covid pandemic hammering india, recording about 350,000 new cases each day. crematory yums are being pushed past their limit and at a virtual town hall, south bay congressman rok hana say aid is on the way. the u.s. will release 60 million doses of astrazeneca to other countries like india as soon as they become available. california is also sending life-saving oxygen to the country. a statewide task force reportedly making headway in the widespread fraud tied to california's pandemic related jobless benefits. governor newsom created the task force last november to investigate billions of dollars handed out to bogus claims filed
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in the edd. the "l.a. times" reports the task force so far has made 68 arrests. the team is also following more than 1,600 other inquiries. >> state lawmakers are giving the okay an a big tax break for businesses struggling to come back from the pandemic. under the terms, the bill allows them to deduct expenses associated with federal pandemic loans. it only applies to businesses who have lost at least 25% during one quarter of 2020, and not publicly traded. the bill is expected to reduce the state's revenue by nearly $7 billion over the next six years. giants fans listen up. the giants selling tickets for may, including tickets in special sections for vaccinated people. tickets for people who haven't been vaccinated and they can prove they have a negative covid test can go on sale this friday. the giants are also opening up capacity to 50%, which is
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roughly 20,000 at oracle park. a revealing new survey about lying among friends. >> nearly 50% of people lie about the starting time of an event so their friends always late will arrive on time. the survey also found about 70 it, of friend groups include at least one person who has a reputation for being very late. anything past 13 minutes is considered late according to the poll. yep, so i want to know what you think about this. i put it out there on twitter this morning, this quick poll of are you late, are you not late? you don't care? this should help. let me know. >> i think it depends. i'm right behind you, you know. >> i don't think i have ever been late for our 3:57 start time. i don't think i've ever been late for our 3:57 start time. >> sometimes i think we push it and our directors probably hate us for it but if this show
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started at 4:30, if we could get it way with it we'd be here at 4:45. >> 4:30? >> kari is the one always on time. >> kari is there early. >> i'm that person. i'm that person who is there either very early or right on time. >> good person. >> i don't know, just something my mother taught me. she's the same way. let's get a live look outside in san jose, as we're starting out. beautiful sunrise, that is right on time, and we're going to enjoy these longer days, and you want to make sure that you're early to drop off the kids with those heavier jackets needed. let's head over to willow glen. drop-off time about 45 degrees. you may have the heater on in the car. later today it's on the cool side with some sunshine, temperatures in the low 60s. we'll continue to warm up as we see mostly 60s and 70s in the forecast for today as we check out what to expect with our temperatures that were once again going to be a little bit
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warmer than we've seen in the past few days, reaching 74 degrees in livermore, and 75 as we head over toward the east bay. there are a couple of storm systems out there in the pacific, but unfortunately we're missing out on all of that action, because high pressure is blocking it all, steering those storms to the north so we're not going to see any changes at least in our rain chances throughout the next week, possibly even beyond that and we look at our reservoir levels that are continuing to drop. right now, as we look at our four largest reservoirs across the state we're at about 69% of capacity, based on the historical average, but we compare that to a year ago, where we were over capacity for a lot of our large reservoirs across the state. you can see just how much has dropped over the course of one year, just one dry season, and we are really starting to see some critically low levels. going into the forecast, once again, no rain, the wind picks up this weekend, so expect it to be breezy but comfortable.
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mike, you've been tracking breaking news all morning. what's the update? >> kari, that's still going on in the south bay. let's start with that, because it does involve a closure of an expressway. lawrence expressway is closed south of 280 on the border between cupertino and san jose officially in san jose as folks know, including archbishop, mitty high school at mitty way where the police investigation continues. actually police and sheriff working together for traffic control and investigation and that has a closure. you notice the orange stretch there, folks are getting toward lawrence and realizing they can't get to 280, trying to get to a different way of bollinger road, take you over to wolf, on-ramp for saratoga toward 280. f that's where you're going. northbound 101 for slowing in the south bay, right on schedule there as well as the rest of your commute for the major freeways. quick look at the bay bridge toll plaza, shows you we are starting to see the brakes tapping in the middle lanes approaching the toll plaza and a little slow up the incline, marcus. that's not a surprise. back to you. >> thanks, mike. happening now, if you don't
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have your real i.d. just yet, you're going to, you are getting mo are time for that. so the department of homeland security delaying the new requirements for air travelers, the original deadline was pushed to october 1st of this year, after the covid hit, but now it's being postponed again, because the pandemic has made it harder for people to get into the dmv offices. no word yet on what that new deadline will be. there's much more ahead, including great news for one bay area college graduate in class, all their tuition debt paid for. the amazing story straight ahead. and disney land slowly waking up, stretching her arms, ready to welcome californians back this week. up next, the lights that were just switched back on at the park, after being dark for way, way too long. you're watching "today in the bay."
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a little preparation will make you and your family safer in an emergency. a week's worth of food and water, radio, flashlight, batteries and first aid kit are a good start to learn more, visit safetyactioncenter.pge.com welcome back. the buzz in the east bay, student debt is being erased for the class of 2021 at contra costa college. it's made possible by a charitable contra costa college foundation all that money that students owe which is about $13,000 total will be covered. students with an outstanding balance they can't receive their diploma so that's why the foundation raises money to ensure students can graduate without the burden of paying leftover debt. the lights are back on at cinderella's castle.
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disneyland the park hosted a special event on youtube lighting up the castle. disneyland and california adventure reopen friday at 15% capacity. so magical. breaking news in the south bay, two people killed overnight in a crash witnesses say was unreal with a car going airborne, started as the police chief with a suspect's car crashing into another one. there are a lot of questions about exactly what happened. a traffic report and live report from the scene in the next hour. plus mask or no mask outside. president joe biden is expected to announce new rules about that but that's not all. a live report from washington easing up some other restrictions and the third hour of "today in the bay" continues right now. it is tuesday morning, and good morning to you. thanks so much for joining

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