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on kpix5 and streaming on cbsn bay area, looking live from our exclusive mark hopkins camera giving you a live look east. good morning. it is black friday. i am len kiese. >> i am amanda starrantino. we will get a check on our weather and traffic. we have an issue on the 101 that we'll get to but we'll start with darren. a little warmer. instead of mid 30s it's mainly low 40s. there is no frost advisory. that is an improvement. i think you will notice this. especially in the north bay or east bay valleys where it does feel better today. there is no fog. we'll check on that to be sure. inland valleys, we are down to four miles. it is fine but it is going in the wrong direction. we'll keep an eye on that over the next few hours. look at the numbers, 45 petaluma. that's ten degrees warmer than it was yesterday at this time. that's a big difference in the
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north bay. for everybody else it's pretty much the same for where we were yesterday at this time. daytime highs will be very similar. we'll get more sunshine today, less in the way of high clouds and temperatures will go to near 70 for some inland spots. that's the easy spot. we are still in the holiday and you've got more traffic on the road. we're starting with a tough incident on 101 through san francisco. unfortunately, this is a fatal crash. north 101 near cesar chavez. all lanes are shut down until further notice. you see the line of purple in the middle of the screen. they have the area closed for the investigation. no word yet as to how long this will take. 280 will be your alternate if you are driving into san francisco. you see 280 clocking in better speeds as opposed to 101 with that closure. the rest of the freeways are holiday light. a lot of people have the day
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off today. >> thank you. it is black friday in the middle of a retail crime wave in the bay area. >> many are split on whether holiday deals are worth it. >> reporter: the madness we saw on black friday and start of the holiday shopping season year after year has become just a memory since the pandemic. >> i am going to wake up at 4:00 a.m., go shopping. anything that's open, i am going to go shopping. >> reporter: people were returning to thanksgiving traditions, enjoying outdoors with family and friends. retailers like best buy, macy's target, walmart were closed. >> i have never gone black friday shopping. i feel it would be fun to try it out. >> reporter: others say they will be staying inside all of black friday. >> i am scared with what's going on so i am not planning to go in person. >> reporter: law enforcement across the area have stepped up police presence at malls this
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week. local district attorneys announced they're working together to try and prevent more mass robberies. >> we are concerned this is a crime of opportunity and when people get out, they may try it again. we are doing everything we can to keep them in custody. >> reporter: a concern on the minds of potential shoppers before they go back to certain stores. >> there is all the things going on in the malls. i don't feel safe. >> reporter: bay area shopping centers hope to get more visirs in on byoping ear rm s opngthrough the doors, people getting trampled. it's not great. i will try to avoid that. a possible link between an attempted theft in palo alto and heist in the north bay. >> detectives from two police departments 50 miles away from each other are working together to crack the case. the store on university avenue is boarded up. palo alto police say a group of 30 to 40 people smashed glass while trying to break in sunday
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night. however, a security guard called police and the people took off. when officers pulled over two suspects they found more than $15,000 worth of stolen goods from another shop. central marin police say a group of about 40 people hit the store earlier on sunday night making off with about $250,000 worth of goods. >> it's almost movie like, hollywood-like. >> there are gangs around the bay area. >> it's not like there are riots going on or some other instability. it's literally pure robbery. >> palo alto and central marin police are working together to sniff out possible connections. we are seeing reports on a shooting in east oakland. police say a man was shot near a homeless encampment. it apparently broke out between fruit veil and alameda avenue yesterday afternoon. the victim was taken to the hospital and is expected to be okay.
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a reward has grown to $17,000 for information leading to the gunman who shot a local news crew security guard in oakland. the crew from kron was covering a mob-style robbery at a downtown boutique when they were attacked. the guard is hospitalized. police are boosting staffing and pulling tactical teams. those will support police carava, ilside shows, d and other violent crimes. sfo, tsa says it screened more than 2.3 million people at u.s. airports wednesday setting a new pandemic travel record but experts worry that gatherings may fuel a covid spike. >> to protect yourself, health officials say it is crucial to get vaccinated and get a booster shot if you are eligible. dr. fauci says children and teens are less likely to need
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covid boosters for a basic reason. >> your healthy strapping teenagers have a better stronger immune response than i do as an elderly person. i gulp when i say elderly, but that is the truth. they do. >> a new variant is prompting uk to ban travel from six african countries. world health organization met yesterday to discuss that variant. its mutations may make it capable of avoiding immune responses. >> early indications we have of this variant is that it may be more transmissible than the delta variant and the esat hav less effective against it. >> doctors say it is too soon to be overly concerned here in the u.s. volunteers across bay area spent their thanksgiving working to feed people in need. >> a lot of food insecurity but on holidays it gets even worse because a lot of the people we serve, they're part of some
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sort of a family unit. >> in menlo park a line of people wrapped around parking lot of st. anthony's dining room. volunteers packed to go boxes filled with food and inside the dining room volunteers served thanksgiving meals. our drive is on now. to donate your time or money go to kpix.com/give. families were grateful to be able to gather for thanksgiving, some for the first time since the pandemic started. >> maria medina asked people around the south bay what they are thankful for. >> reporter: what a difference a year makes. this year we have covid vaccines and boosters. last year cases were surging about three times what they are today at least in santa clara and many of us spent thanksgiving apart from our families. >> this is the focus of my life, my husband and i, 47
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years. >> reporter: mar lean has a lot to be grateful for. the matriarch of the family has ten children and 20 grandchildren. they're all under one roof. what are you thankful for? >> for being able to get together with family again. we missed it last year and this is a wonderful opportunity. >> reporter: last year the large family spent thanksgiving apart as covid spread worldwide. santa clara had entered into the most restrictive tier after cases, hospitalizations, deaths soared. >> it was the first year in 47 years we haven't been together for thanksgiving. >> it's not the same being around everybody you love. >> reporter: a few minutes away at the snyder home the turkey just came out of the oven, the garage door was up and football was on. >> what are you grateful for? >> my friends and my family because we were -- i didn't get
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to see my friends a lot because of covid. >> it was just me and my two girls and my wife. >> reporter: this thanksgiving, there are no tiers handed down by the state, no travel recommendations, no capacity limits at businesses. instead there is family, friends, and once again laughter filling homes. >> we are so happy that things are almost back to normal. >> i am glad we can finally have a real thanksgiving. >> look at all what we have created. >> a lot to be thankful for. >> a tremendous amount. >> many families got tested for covid before gathering last night. 4:40. coming up on kpix5 and streaming on cbsn bay area. >> a bread truck leads police on a pursuit. the chase that wrapped up last night. stay with
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welcome back. time for the money watch report. department of commerce out with data on consumer spending. why amazon employees are protesting today. diane king hall reports from the new york stock exchange. wall street is back open for a half day of trading
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today. investors continue to digest latest economic data including the most recent read on gdp. the commerce department says the economy grew 2.1% in the third quarter. consumers loosen their wallets this fall. according to the commerce department, spending rose 1.3% last month. that was more than expected. spending is a closely watched metric because consumers make up about two thirds of of economic activity. incomes rose and people saved more money. amazon employees in dozens of countries around the world are protesting this black friday. workers say e-commerce giant puts profit over people. organizers are calling for the trillion dollar company to boost worker pay, give adequate break time, extend sick leave, and be more transparent about the protocol on covid-19 cases. making a list and checking it twice no matter who is naughty or nice. gift givers are creative in the name of saving a buck or two.
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more than half are inclined to wrap up home made gifts. when people can't think of anything to give, a third say a gift card, money, or something practical like socks is fine too. that's your cbs money watch report. head to cbsmoneywatch.com. at the new york stock exchange, i am diane king hall. in southern california, an unusual police chase is over. a bread truck driver had a short standoff with police after leading deputies on a chase through los angeles. the driver was apparently wanted for assault of an officer and pursuit ended in compton when the tires were completely shredded. after a standoff the suspect surrendered and was taken into custody. tens of thousands of southern california families spent thanksgiving in the dark. power was cut to more than 74,000 people as a precaution due to the strong santa ana wind. customers without power were forced to be creative about
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cooking thanksgiving dinners. some were prepared and brought out generators. >> i cook professionally privately so i have refrigerators in the garage. i have to have that for back up in case anything happens. food needs to stay safe and sound. >> as some families made the best out of the situation, others were left in the dark. some neighborhoods were pitch black at thousand oaks. thousands of first responders spent thanksgiving at work and away from families. katie nielsen takes us inside a couple fire houses to show us how firefighters marked the day. >> deep fried turkeys in the parking lot. >> this originally started as a crab cooker. >> i probably say i am going on like seven years of at work thanksgivings. all seven have been fried. >> reporter: murphy's law, as soon as the turkey came out of
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the fryer. >> 165? that couldn't be more perfect. >> reporter: a call came in. about 20 minutes later thanksgiving dinner is served complete with sparkling nonalcoholic apple cider and co- workers that have become more than friends. >> second family. they're more fun than my regular family. >> reporter: able to spend the holidays with family. >> my mom is here and it's an honor to have her. >> reporter: no dinner would be complete without pie. both apple and pumpkin and someone else to do the dishes. if you were hoping to get in holiday skiing, you can do it today. the resort delayed the opening until it was cold enough to get
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the snow makers going. same at palisades which is planning a soft opening today mostly for kids' lessons. that's where i would be. sugar bow has been busy making snow. it was aiming to start today but doesn't have enough to have a base for it. let's get a check of weather and traffic. >> we begin with darren peck. not seeing any snow. it will be a while. maybe next weekend and even that doesn't look super impressive. it's pretty quiet but there are some differences. it's warmer if you are about to step outside than it was yesterday. we got a nice blanket of clouds over night to help keep temperatures from dipping down to the mid 30s. a pretty view of the golden gate bridge. the numbers don't have a single one in the 30s. 42 is the coldest number.
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that's santa rosa. it's 45 in concord. livermore is 42. so you are tied for the coolest temperature. these are numbers that were well into the 30s yesterday. we were in the mid 30s in santa rosa yesterday at this time. a little bit help from the clouds. if we look at where they are, they're stretched out across the bay area and across rest of northern california. they're going to leave just past sun set. by 9:00 this morning, clouds have left and it is clear blue sky for the rest of today. then we'll see passing waves of clouds on again off again through there but you will get a nice break of blue sky today and a little bit of a warm up as a result. more low 70s for south bay. san jose 70, union city 67, 68 san mateo, mid 60s for just about all the other locations. pleasant hill 66, livermore 66. we'll see numbers warm back up to the low 70s by the time we get to lake and mendocino
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county. wide view shows us where the storms are, a lot of rain in the pacific but it has it in now for pacific northwest and british columbia. as long as that pattern holdswe are not getting any. it will hold at least for the next seven days. san jose low 70s with plenty sunshine. we don't even really see an increase in clouds. we stay low 70s inland, mid to upper 60s for the bay, plenty sunshine. that's how we are going into december. how are the roads? one major problem on 101 near cesar chavez. all lanes shut down with the exception of the right lane. i just got an update. they did open one lane to help traffic squeeze in the area. unfortunately this is a deadly crash. i am getting word that at least one person died. you have a lot of activity on scene as well as an investigation is underway. expect the closure for sometime. we'll keep you updated to when
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lanes will open. looking at the mapping system you are backed up to at least 280. yoand get on 280. that will take you into san francisco and you can enjoy the closure and delays. apparently the ambulance crew got stuck in the back up so there is a lot going on in and around that area. everything else looks good. west bound 580, no delays into altamont pass. dublin interchange, traffic is light. if you are up early like us at least you don't have a lot of delays on 580. east shore freeway is clear. highway 4 to the maze, 14 minutes, an easy ride as you work towards the bay bridge. we had sports all over the bay last night. playing host to turkey day game and city championship, san jose state, a must win game for bowl dreams. it was the team that left town who had the best finish.
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raiders. the leg gets to celebrate with a turkey leg. do you
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good morning. welcome to sports. invented by arguably the dumbest philosopher of all time but it's proven to be true. if carr throws over so many yards, raiders win. that is a hat. raiders opening drive, he found his new weapon jackson. one week shy of his 35th birthday and he's still got some wheels. both had over 100 yards
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receiving. waller, a spectator after injuring knee early. mariota has been a spectator from the end zone. not this time. 24-13 raiders. 4th quarter, vegas up eight. he finds schultz, the stanford man. game is tied at 30. over time. raiders face 3rd and 18. car looking. story of the game, penalties. 28 combined flags thrown. this sets up a chip shot and daniel carlson, walk it off. raiders win, end a three game skid and in the process carlson earned some post game protein. >> i won't do it. >> you have to do it. >> you like mashed potatoes. >> i like mashed potatoes. >> because you have the game
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winner, you are going to take the bite of the turkey leg. >> yes, yes. >> josh allen and bills in new orleans, elvis sighting in the big easy in buffalo and buffalo had them all shook up all night long. a 23-yard score, fourth foofthyou. he is on my fantasy team. bills win. 49ers move to the league for the final card spot. type in chill on google images and that guy pops up. bulldogs open the play book and all the misdirection ends with cropper having blockers, end zone, touchdown. four touchdown passes. fresno state wins battle of the valley 40-9. san jose statetheir season is over at 5-
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7. blue and orange smoke as balboa took the field for the turkey day game. the mayor welcoming everyone, pandemic did not allow for a game last year. these two played in regular season. black takes ladder on the punt return and breaks a couple tackles on his way to the end zone, 21-0, their first city title for balboa since 1984. >> to bring a championship back to the school, haven't had any in so long, it means so much to all of us. >> what? what? >> we're number one! >> stanford women spending thanksgiving in the bahamas. taking on indiana, faced it on
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the hoosiers on thanksgiving, career high 22 rebounds, blocked five shots, stanford wins 69-66 and will play south florida today. warriors back in action today from chase center. they host the portland trail blazers. it is 4:57. coming up, beefing up patrols across the bay area. how local authorities are going to great lengths to make sure your black friday shopping stays safe. a possible link emerging between one heist
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where security is ramping up. marking six months and honoring lives lost in the vta tragedy. how you can take part today. later, big rigs going green. gianna franco takes one for a spin. >> oh did you get the behind the wheel? that's the question. >> looking forward to seeing that. good morning. it is friday november 26. i am amanda starrantino. >> i am len kiese. good morning. a lot to get to. you are tracking a traffic alert in san francisco. let's kick off with our friday forecast with darren peck. >> not as cold. good news. >> we'll take it. >> frost advisories aren't fun when you are doing five four or five days in a row. a big improvement especially in north bay where temperatures are only down in the mid 40s for morning lows. that's the view as we check the scene from our camera on top of treasure island towards the city skyline. let's put some numbers. 41 santa rosa,

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