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week with temperatures warming up. we'll have details coming up. >> a long-term construction project gets under way in union square what that means for your morning commute. details in just minutes. >> good morning, it's monday, january 31. i'm elizabeth wenger. >> good morning, everyone. i'm sydnie kohara. your time is 6:00. a deadly nighttime shooting inside a souvenir shop in fisherman's wharf. this morning, two people are dead and one being questioned by police right now. sharon chin is live at the scene. sharon, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, the two people were found dead here. this place is called original discounted perfume. it's on 269 jefferson street. police arrived here around 8:30 last night and found two people shot. a crowd gathered across the street in this area near fisherman's wharf that's very popular with tourists. lieutenant troy dangerfield said two people were pronounced dead at the scene. >> there was a shooting that occurred here in the 200 block of jefferson. unfortunately, two people are deceased.
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we don't have much information except for it's a male and a female that worked in the store at 200 block of jefferson. there is one person that's in custody. >> reporter: investigators are trying to determine a motive for the crime. they say they don't know if it's related to reports of an ongoing feud between two stores or if there was a robbery in progress. officers have not made public the names of the man and woman who were killed. now, police say that they had detained a man for questioning. but officers say they have not determined if he was the gunman. we don't know of any arrests. >> sharon chin live for us this morning in san francisco, thank you, sharon. oakland police have identified the man shot to death by officers saturday. he had barricaded himself in a
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home on taft avenue and came out pointing' replica of an assault rifle at officers. they fired killing him. we are told the victim was unemployed and had a young son. several investigations are ongoing. this was oakland's third deadly officer-involved shooting in a week. san francisco may be facing a police brutality lawsuit from a wheelchair-bound man shot by police. "the examiner" reports that randall dunklin has hired an attorney. police say he slashed several car tires before stabbing an officer with a knife back on january 4. dunklin's attorney said officers were never in any danger. this shooting also has san francisco police reviving efforts to arm officers with tasers. search team in patterson are starting new efforts now to find a missing 4-year-old boy and his alleged kidnapper. today they will look on the ground and by air for juliani cardenas and jose rodriguez.
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crews pulled out the suspect's vehicle on friday but no bodies were found. deputiesly say rodriguez snatched the boy from his grandmother's home almost two weeks ago. the trial begins today for a teen accuseched setting off two bombs at a high school. alex youshock was armed with pipe bombs, a sword and chainsaw back in august o 2009 according to police. two bombs went off then the 18- year-old was tackled by a teacher. no one was hurt. he faces attempted murder and other felony charges and pled not guilty. it is deadline day for some sports programs at cal. christin ayers is at uc- berkeley where baseball is just one of the sports on the chopping block. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. this could be the end for several sports that are on the chopping block as you mentioned. the university is expected to announce today whether cal
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baseball, gymnastics and lacrosse will be eliminated due to budget cuts. a group called save cal sports claims it's raised about $15 million of the $25 million needed to keep the baseball team going. the question is, it it be enough? coach david esquer says it's looking good. >> we're hopeful. it is coming down to decision but i feel optimistic and positive. we have unbelievable support and people behind us and because i believe in those people so much, i have --i'm very optimistic we can get this done or at least keep it moving forward to get reinstatement. >> reporter: you have to imagine it's got to be a tough night's sleep for david esquer and his team. most have decided to stay. a few have moved on to other universities, they will know
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today whether they will be reinstated. >> thank you, christin ayers in berkeley. today the california financial crisis will be topic a when governor jerry brown delivers his state of the state address. he is expected to repeat his call for a ballot measure to extend temporary tax increases for five years. the special election would come this summer. brown says that without the tax extensions, education, health and welfare programs will suffer even deeper cuts. today's address begins at 5:00. and you can watch it live on cbs did you feel it? a small earthquake rattled the east bay early this morning. it was a 3.0 quake centered about 3 miles northwest of concord. it struck just after 12:30 this morning. so far no reports of any major damage or injuries. time now 6:05. we'll get another check of weather and traffic. we have jim bernard in the weather center. hey, jim, how's it looking? >> looking good today. rain shower activity clearing out of the area here late last
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night and through the morning hours leaving with us a bit of patchy fog in the north bay valleys and cooler temperatures there as we see mid- to low-30s prevailing in the north bay here right around the bay, more like mid- to low-40s here this morning. we are heading back to the 60s, a gradual cooloff. 60s around the bay. warmer yet through the week. by next weekend, we should be looking at upper 60s to low 70s. we'll have more on that later. right now, here's gianna with traffic. >> let's start off in union square with traffic. central subway project gets under way today. so you will see delays around the areas of stockton between sutter and market. one lane will be closed. they will open both lanes from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. to accommodate the rush hour so give yourself some extra time. your best bet is to use bart to get around the area. muni changes as well for lines 8x, 45 and 30. so do plan for that. northbound 280 on the northbound san jose off-ramp we
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have reports of a broken-down vehicle stuck in lanes there possibly blocking the ramp. 280 doing pretty good this morning, no delays, also along 101 along the peninsula problem- free. delays though on the altamont pass and also through antioch. i'll have details on that in my next report. back to you. >> thank you. the time now is 6:07. coming up, crisis in egypt. the massive demonstration in the works that could bring a million people to the streets. and what the u.s. government is scrambling to do. plus, there is nothing sweet about it. the new guidelines about salt. how much is too much? and who is really the most at risk? ,, ,,,,,,,,
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americans out of the troubled country. reporter: the u.s. state department wants to make sure americans don't get mixed up in this. following days of antigovernment protests in egypt, official will begin flying u.s. citizens out of the country to destinations in europe today. the american embassy has already begun flying u.s. citizens out of the country to destinations in europe. roughly 100 people have died in the demonstrations so far. but there are fears the toll is much higher. still, protestors angry over government corruption and widespread poverty are vowing to keep up their fight until egyptian president hosni mubarak steps down. adding to the chaos, looters have taken over the streets. sunday night authorities showed off scores of people who have been arrested. over the weekend, president obama called several foreign leaders to talk about the crisis. officials say he encouraged the peaceful resolution and urged the egyptian government to listen to its people. on cbs's "face the nation," secretary of state hillary clinton also tried to keep up the white house's delicate balancing act.
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>> what we are focused on now is a transition that will meet the needs of the egyptian people. >> reporter: sunday mubarak swore in cabinet members to join his newly appointed vice president and prime minister. but his attempts at reform didn't seem to impress protestors. >> he has threatened to cheat us and these two persons the prime minister and the vice president are worse than him. >> reporter: their frustration and anger doesn't appear to be letting up anytime soon. demonstrators are calling for another march tomorrow which they bill as a protest of the millions. terrell brown, cbs news, washington. some east bay parents are trying to keep in touch with their daughter in egypt. kathy and keith leighton from hercules were able to talk with their daughter sarah over the weekend. sarah leighton is a student in downtown cairo. they contacted her with skype. she told her parents she is okay but she is having trouble keeping up with what's going on in egypt. >> single biggest frustration is the lack of information, the
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lack of internet and the inability to get really any solid information even from the state department. i think if someone offered to put me on a bus to the airport right now, i would probably like to stay where i am. >> sarah has been hunkered down in her apartment for the past few days ever since she was tear gassed earlier in the protests. it is a billion-dollar project right in the middle of one of the bay area's busiest neighborhoods. >> what begins today that could affect traffic and business for years. and traffic starting to build at the bay bridge toll plaza. still no metering lights. we'll also have a look at the golden gate bridge coming up in a few minutes. ,,
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after a little reminder yesterday at what rain looks like, we're back to a dry pattern through the rest of the week. we have a bit of patchy fog out there this morning in some of the inland valleys. that will give way to mostly clear conditions. temperatures starting out on the cool side. low 30s in the north bay valleys, mid- to low-40s around the bay and again look for mostly sunny and warm through the afternoon into the upper 50s to low 60s. warmer yet through the week here as sunshine prevails. high pressure moving in from
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the west will help keep skies clear here and it will scour out the patchy fog that's out there this morning. again, this high pressure system will be dominant through the week. that will keep us dry and mild with a storm track going by to our north into the puget sound once again much like the pattern we saw through most of january. that will leave us high and dry for the foreseeable future. i don't see any rain out there until possibly next week. so we'll keep it on the warm side here with lots of sunshine prevailing through the week. we'll start that warming trend today into the upper 50s to low 60s for most bay area location in the east bay. more of the same there. low 60s will be the warmer locations. north bay looking at fog this morning giving way to mostly sunny skies and low 60s there, as well. and less fog through the week, more sun and gusty wind in the bay hills here to help clear out any cloud cover and continue that warming trend through the end of the week and
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into the weekend. we could be talking low 70s again by next weekend as there is no rain in sight for the foreseeable future. right now, let's get a traffic update with gianna. >> thank you, jim. good morning. let's start off with a live look at the san mateo bridge where traffic is actually off to a very good start on this monday morning drive. you can see no delays and it's only about 14 minutes between hayward and foster city. jumping over to the bay bridge where we are starting to see some slight delays there in the cash lanes, i just checked in with chp, still no metering lights just yet. traffic actually doing okay up the incline and across the upper deck into san francisco but building approaching the toll plaza. only 19 minutes from the carquinez bridge to the maze on the eastshore freeway approach. if you are working your way on the golden gate bridge this morning, not too bad. here's a live look everything moving up to speed. no accidents or incidents out of marin county right now. everything clear along 101. the richmond/san rafael bridge also checking in problem-free this morning. let's head over to this trouble
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spot in daly city. northbound 280 the san jose off- ramp was blocked for a broken- down vehicle but looks like they cleared that out of the road so everything looking good there. you're also clear along 101 both directions working your way through the peninsula. where we are starting to see some stop and go conditions is westbound highway 4 the usual stuff through antioch slow and go from a street to somersville. if you are coming off the antioch bridge no fog reported through there so nice visibility across the span. also tapping the brake lights through the altamont pass westbound 580. grant line to greenville road extra busy about 20 minutes from the altamont pass to 680 towards the dublin interchange. through the south bay not bad at all. 101 looking good in both directions as well as 680. 880/237 in milpitas no problems, no delays. travel times through the south bay everything clear along guadalupe parkway, 101 and 280. back to you. >> thank you. well, if you are planning on driving through union square
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in san francisco today or sometime in the next eight years, brace yourself. it's going to be even more challenging. starting today, the city will begin digging up the streets in preparation for the new central subway. it will take a year and a half to move utilities and another six years complete the tunneling. that is about 8 years of total construction, closures and detours. some business owners are worried. >> when they did bart, the worst thing that happened was just like west of 5th to about 8th is still dead. i mean, it never really recovered because of the years it took. so i think they are planning it a little smart they are time. >> that digging begins in front of nieman marcus and heads down stockton to market and then back out towards chinatown. well, we have just learned that uc-berkeley grad released from an iranian prison has been sum machined to return to iran. the country is calling for sarah shourd to stand trial on
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february 6. along with two other americans that are still in custody there. the three are accused of spying. shourd, her fiance shane bauer and their friend josh fattal were arrested in july 2009 while hiking. iranian authorities say they crossed into iran illegally. shourd was released on bail in september. 6:21. in the headlines, oakland police say the man they shot and killed saturday is 39-year- old matthew saselski. they say he barricaded himself, came out and pointed a replica assault rifle at officers and they opened fire. several investigations are in progress. some uc-berkeley athletes could find out today if their sports are history. men's baseball, women's lacrosse and both gymnastics teams are on the chopping block. there is an online effort to raise enough money to save those programs. and the federal government wants you to eat less salt.
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it is warning people older than 51 all african-americans and people with hypertension, diabetes or chronic kidney disease to limit their salt intake to half a teaspoon a day. time now 6:22. coming up, your chance today to get up close and personal with the world series trophy. plus, the countdown to the super bowl. it's on! why it can be a heartbreaker even if your team wins. one- ,,,,,,,,
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metering lights are on at the bay bridge toll plaza. you're seeing a backup at least to mid lot at this point. also, delays expected later on at union square for construction. all that and much more coming up in traffic just minutes away. thank you. it is 6:25. okay, it's your chance for a little one on one time with a piece of giants history. >> that's right. if you missed it the first time, today you can see the world series trophy. it is making a stop in walnut creek as part of a nationwide tour that spans from here to new york. fans can see it at the lesher theater for the arts starting at noon. you can also get an official photograph taken. today's event first come first served. just six more days until the super bowl. wahoo! the steelers are on the way to dallas right now. we saw them as they left
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extended. >> two people shot dead at the san francisco souvenir shop. the investigation going on this morning. cal sports on the chopping block unless they can raise millions. coming up, how they plan to do it. dry and mild pattern setting up for the bay area that looks like it will carry us through the week. details coming up. ,,,,,,,,,,
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wenger and i'm sydnie kohara. time is 6-- good morning. thanks for joining us. it's monday, january 31. i'm sydnie kohara. >> i'm elizabeth wenger. time now is 6:30. a double shooting at a souvenir shop near fisherman's wharf last night. right now, one man is being questioned by police. sharon reports. >> reporter: the original discounted perfume is a store that sells souvenirs and police arrived here at 8:30 last night. the crime scene drew a crowd of spectators at this tourist area. officers arrived to find a man and woman shot inside the
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store. lieutenant troy dangerfield said the two were pronounced dead at the scene and investigators are trying to pinpoint a motive for the crime. >> there is one person in custody but don't have any information on that besides it being a male. >> reporter: there is some rumor that it was a conflict between two business owners. >> no information about that whatsoever. it's still early in the investigation. >> reporter: was it a robbery in progress? i don't have any more information than what i have told you. >> reporter: police say they have detained a man for questioning but officers say they have not determined if he was the gunman. now, officers have not identified the man and woman who were shot to death and we don't know if they had any connection to the business. >> thank you, sharon chin near fisherman's wharf in san francisco. we have new information
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this morning from egypt where egyptian president hosni mubarak has sworn in a new government. the president replaced the old cabinet on this, the 7th day of ant-government protests. government officials say about 100 protesters have died in the demonstrations so far, but there are fears that the actual death toll is much higher. meanwhile, the first evacuated americans are flying to europe at this hour. traffic headed to cairo's international airport is flooded with foreigners trying to escape the unrest. today governor jerry brown will talk about california's financial crisis in his first state of the state message. the governor is expected to repeat his call for a ballot measure to extend temporary tax increases for five years. the special election would be this summer. brown says without the tax extensions, education, health and welfare programs will suffer even deeper cuts. that address begins at 5:00.
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you can watch it live on it could be game over for many sports programs at cal. let's go to christin ayers in berkeley, she has today's deadline and the online effort to try to save some of the engaged sports. good morning. reporter: the university announced it was eliminating baseball, gymnastics and lacrosse and demoting rugby to a club sport back in september and today they will make the final call. it could mean this will be baseball's final season. coach david esquer says not so fast. an online group called saved cal sports has rallied to save baseball. and the other sports. they need $25 million to keep the program going over the next several years. they say they have about $15 million of that and they are still fundraising. >> it's tough. so we weren't forewarned about it so we are going to try to do our best to salvage a program that we love.
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>> we have an incredible bunch of kids and with a big season ahead of us. you know, quite frankly, we have 35 kids who came back and decided to stay with the program and see it through. and the prospects of having a great year is right in front of us. >> reporter: that $15 million would help save all five of those programs and, of course, all of them will find out whether or not they will be reinstated later today. back to you. >> thank you. christin ayers in berkeley this morning. time now is 6:34. and we are drying out. let's go over to jim bernard with another check of our forecast. no umbrellas needed? >> not this week. from the looks of things, rain is moving off or has moved off in the overnight hours leaving with us a cooler air mass across the area. 30s in the cold spots, 40s
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around the bay and 60s once again by this afternoon upper 50s to low 60s expected throughout the bay area, warmer yet through the week as we see this warming trend continue as we remain high and dry here through the week. right now, here's a look at the local traffic update with gianna. >> thank you, jim. we are starting to see a backup here at the bay bridge toll plaza. metering lights have been turned on. you can see traffic is pretty slow and go at least to the first overpass. it's not too bad acrossing the upper deck into san francisco but give yourself some extra time, you can see use the san mateo bridge as an alternate checking in problem-free. live look at 880 right now, extra involve 880 past the coliseum. also slow speeds south 880 towards hayward. south bay traffic looking nice. ongoing construction project for the central subway gets under way today in union square. that's a look at traffic. back to you. >> thank you. a san jose man accused of shining a laser at a sheriff's
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department helicopter could get life in prison. that is because prosecutors plan to apply california's "three strikes" law. kcbs radio's matt bigler is in san jose with more on the case against a man with i understand a lengthy criminal history. good morning, matt. >> reporter: good morning, yes. he does have a lengthy criminal history. we're talking about christopher ubialis. he was arrested here in san jose about a year ago for shining one of those high- powered laser pointers up the a sheriff's department helicopter not once but 25 times in about 10 minutes. sheriff's deputies were able to locate the 57-year-old man and arrested him. prosecutors have decided to seek a third strike against him which could put him away for 25 years to life. we talked to a san jose legal analyst. he says the d.a.'s office could have chosen to seek a
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misdemeanor offense in this case, but... >> the d.a.'s office is trying to send a message to the public that this behavior is so dangerous when you point a laser at an aircraft it could have catastrophic consequences and that's why they are going for such a lengthy sentence. >> is he absolutely right. those high-powered laser pointers can temporarily blind pilots and even cause permanent eyesight damage. now, prosecutors are likely to pursue this case soon. the defense attorney, the public defender is likely to seek a mental health defense because he has a lengthy criminal history and mental illness. we should note that san jose mineta international airport has a history of laser strikes like. this last year in 2010 planes were struck 80 times by lasers as they were landing or taking off. back to you. >> thank you. >> we have been hearing a lot
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lately about these laser pointers. thank you, matt bigler. 6:38. new protections for pot smokers are in the works so employers can't get into a huff over a puff. state senator mark leno wants to prohibit employers from firing medical marijuana users if they are competent employees. a similar proposal from leno passed it in the legislature in 2007 but the governor veto it. it is one last deal for a walnut creek pot dispensary the c3 collective has agreed to cease operations permanently and the city will waive $67,000 in fines. they have been at odds with zoning laws since it opened in 2009 and subject to fines of $500 a day. time now 6:38. paper or plastic? the next bay area city where it may no longer be an option. >> plus, the stars were out in
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welcome back. clean-up begins today in southern california where a small plane crashed into two homes. that twin engine plane crashed between two houses shortly after taking off this morning from big bear airport. it knocked the roof off of one house and slightly injured a woman inside. it came within feet of the bedroom of one other house where the residents were still sleeping. >> the noise make my me jump out of the bed, my wife was screaming and my son was sleeping in the other room. i told my son, hey, call 911! and the phone was not working. >> firefighters pulled the pilot out of that plane alive. investigators say the plane lost altitude and had engine problems minutes after take- off. caught on tape. a washington state woman rescued from rushing waters. deputies say the 60-year-old
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drove her car into a creek in spokane yesterday 60 yards below the road. someone heard her calling for help and alerted police. she drifted downstream in the chilly waters about 100 feet before rescue teams arrived. she was not seriously injured but was hypothermic from the cold water. much of the nation will be getting another blast of wintry weather this week. about half the country is in for snow and possibly ice from a massive storm. forecasters say the system will come out of the southern plains and blow right through the midwest before making its way to new england by midweek. some cities could be several feet of snow when it's all over and that is snow on top of the record snow many of them have already. right, jim? >> and a stationary pattern for them means more winter weather there. last six weeks, five major storms and another one headed in their direction. the stationary pattern for us on the other hand means dry mild conditions to continue through the week.
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lovely sunrise out there today across the bay bridge. we see skies clearing out a little patchy fog around the bay this morning. but once again, we'll look for more blue skies this afternoon through the week as we start out chilly this morning. we have some low 30s in the north bay valleys. warming up into the upper 50s to low 60s today throughout the bay. mostly sunny skies here as you see the rain activity of yesterday now clearing southern california. and that will be working its way across the southern plains and into the mid section of the country here through the week bringing them that next round of snow. for us, we are looking at another round of sunshine with dry mild conditions, patchy fog this morning, as the high pressure system approaches the coast, the winds cranking up clearing out the low clouds through midweek leaving us today with the beginning of a warming trend here. upper 50s to low 60s throughout the bay for most locations. today east bay north wise. we'll stay in the low 60s today
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but as you will see as we proceed through the week, we'll be looking at mid- to upper 60s by the end. week. by the weekend, we could be talking 70s again. dry for the foreseeable future. gianna has traffic. >> it's getting busy out there. first reports of an accident eastbound 580 just as you approach marina bay parkway. the number 2 lane is blocked right now. you have chp on scene. no injuries, but it will take a few minutes to get the vehicles out of the road. richmond/san rafael bridge not bad. traffic cruising along, just extra volume inbound. 101 both directions out of marin county problem-free. south of there all the way to the golden gate bridge, no delays. here's live look at the golden gate bridge where traffic actually still very nice, only about eight minutes to go south 101 from 37 down to 580. union square, later on the central subway construction gets under way today so you will see delays around stockton
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between sutter and market. between 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. both lanes will be open but all the rest. time only one lane open through the area all the rest of the time. so plan ahead. your best bet is to use bart. muni, unfortunately, will be affected, as well. the 8x line, 30 and 45 lines will also either be rescheduled or you can expect delays. also seeing delays through the altamont pass westbound 580 slow and go from grant line to airway and on the brakes as well through antioch, a street to somersville slow and go and the bay bridge metering lights are on traffic up to 880. remember our radio partners when you hit the roads, kcbs 740-am and 106.9-fm. another bay area city looking to ban plastic bags. this time, daly city. the city council will tank the proposal at its meeting on -- will take up the proposal at its meeting on february 15. bans are already in place in some cities including san francisco and san jose.
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if daly city's ban is approved, it would be the first for san mateo county. we are keeping a close watch on the situation in egypt where egyptian president hosni mubarak has sworn in a new cabinet today. >> world markets are also keeping an eye on egypt. here's jason brooks with kcbs and good morning, jason. >> reporter: good morning, elizabeth and good morning, sydnie. we did see market reaction on friday to the unrest in egypt. the markets did pull back. uncertainty causes that. even though egypt something a big trading partner with the united states, trades more with europe, it's still the second biggest recipient of u.s. foreign aid and is a major player in the middle east peace process so what happens to egypt determines on how the market looks at world events. a couple of other factors could cause a rebound one on the economy and one on corporate earnings. as far as the economy goes, consumer spending rose a little more than expected in december. up .7%. it nearly doubled the gain the
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prior month and is a good indicator that consumers are feeling better and potentially employers will get off the fence and hire. corporate profits always help out. exxonmobil certainly knocked one out of the park. its profit rose 53% to $9.2 billion. revenue up 17% to 105 billion. and higher oil prices certainly did help out ex-none that regard. exxon has the biggest market cap at $398 billion, apple second at just over $300 billion. let's look at the stock market see how we're doing early on. the dow is up by 1, starting to pull back. it just turned negative down 2 now. nasdaq off by 6. sydnie and elizabeth, the s&p is higher by 2. >> thank you, jason brooks with kcbs and the red cross in northern california is making a special
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offer for people who donate. you could win movie tickets for a year if you give blood during the month of february. four-weekly drawings will be held and each winner will get 12 pairs of movie passes. looks freaky. a horror movie. this time of the year, usually around october. horror movie came out influenced by "exorcist" is tops at the box office. the rite he should $15 million this weekend. the warner bros. film stars anthony hopkins to plays an american priest who goes to italy for an exorcism. >> it's based on a story from a priest in san jose. last week's top film no strings attached in second place. the mechanic and green hornet tying for third and bumped from the dozen oscar nominations,
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"the king's speech." >> still the only one i want to see. >> it's great. a big night in hollywood, as well. "the king's speech," speaking of it got a royal tribute at the screen actors guild awards. >> the actor goes to the cast of "the king's speech." >> that film receiving two awards for best cast of a motion picture and best actor for leading man, colin firth. he also won a golden globe for the rome. among the other winners natalie portman for "black swan," supporting actor christian bale for the fighter. and supporting actress melissa leo also for the fighter. 6:50. coming up, man's best friend getting a few more. see what makes the new dog breed so special. brian at cbs five dot com. i'm howling about that guy right there. if you have a story idea or comment to share with us, email ,,
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wharf last night. a man and woman are dead. a double shooting inside a souvenir shop near fisherman's wharf last night.
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a man and a woman are dead. let's go to sharon chin, who tells us that one person is now being questioned. sharon, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, sydnie. yeah, the bodies were found here at the original discounted perfume store. it sells souvenirs and police arrived here around 8:30 last night and they found a man and woman shot dead. the crime scene drew a crowd across the street and this popular tourist district. investigators closed off the area of the store to gather evidence. they say they don't know if the homicides happened as the result of a robbery or rumors of a feud between the two stores or if there may have been another motive involved. police say they detained a man for questioning. they have not yet arrested any suspects. they have not told us the status of that man that they have been questioning, either. officers have not identified the man and woman killed. and at this point, we don't know how that man and woman were related to the business, if they were related at all.
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so still many questions this morning. >> sharon, thank you, sharon chin near fisherman's wharf. within just the past couple of hours, egyptian president hosni mubarak swore in a new government. the president replaced the old cabinet on the seventh day of the deadly ant-government protests. meanwhile, the first evacuated americans are expected to arrive soon in cyprus. traffic headed to cairo's international airport is flooded with foreigners trying to escape the unrest. well, four months after being released from an iranian prison this uc-berkeley grad is being summoned to return t iran for sarah shourd to stand trial with two other americans still in custody. the three are accused of spying. shourd, her fiance shane bauer and their friend josh fattal were arrested in july 2009 while hiking. iranian authorities say they
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crossed into iran illegally. and this morning, the government is launching an assault on salt. it's telling most americans to drastically cut their daily salt intake. the recommended dose about half teaspoon. the warning goes for people who are older than 51, all african- americans and people suffering from hypertension, diabetes or chronic kidney disease. 6:56. let's get one last look at weather and traffic. jim bernard joining us to tell us about what's shaping up to be a beautiful weekday forecast. >> indeed, that's exactly what's shaping up out there. after a little reminder of what the rain looked like yesterday, we're headed to a dry and mild week. high pressure returns to the area. we'll see a little patchy fog like we did this morning again tomorrow morning. then the winds crank up through midweek. that will clear out the fog and continue a warming trend all the way into next weekend. we could be back into the upper 60s to low 70s by that time as we continue dry and mild into
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if not through next week. so once again, our midwinter dry spell continues. and a look at our mypix for this morning, fog hovering at baker beach. there could be some of that out there this morning. if you have a picture you would like to share with us, be sure to email it in and we'll try to get it on the air. right now a traffic update with gianna. >> thank you. let's head to the bay bridge right now. the metering lights are on and traffic is stacked up back up just beyond 880 at this point. elsewhere, we have a few accidents to report this morning. eastbound 580 just before marina bay parkway solo spinout. number 2 lane closed. chp trying to clear it. south bay couple of things going on. we have the southbound 680 ramp to south 101 vehicle blocking the connector. northbound 101 approaching brokaw accident on the left shoulder causing slight delays. you can see yellow there on our
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maps so extra busy on 101 through san jose as a result. 280, traffic not too bad. over at pretty typical this time of the morning. northbound just some extra volume as folks head through downtown san jose. in walnut creek we have traffic lights out at treat boulevard and oak road. delays approaching 680 as a result. if you are taking the central freeway 101 not too bad traffic so far, so good through there. pretty clear along 101 heading southbound towards sfo. back to you. >> thank you. one cute chick who isn't ready for a close-up yet apparently. the monterey aquarium has removed this three-week-old penguin chick from the exhibit to protect it until it gets older. instead, they will hand-raise the bird behind the scenes, which means lots of hugs and fish and private swimming lessons, as well. this is the aquarium's first african black footed penguin
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chick. still don't know though if it's a boy or a girl. >> do penguins need swimming lessons? >> i think they do. they don't have -- [overlapping speakers] >> all right. well, are you looking for a dog? the american kennel club just announced three new breeds. >> go ahead, check them out. this is the entlebucher mountain dog bred to herd cows in the swiss apples and then there is also the norwegian lundehund. it's known for having six toes. and last but not least, we have the rarest dog breeds there is and considered to be a heeler in some remote mexican villages. xoloitzcuintli. say that fast! xoloitzcuintli. >> he is howling! >> that dog got some pipes. what happened to good old- fashioned golden retriever?? [ laughter ] >> thanks for watching cbs 5 "early edition." we'll see you back here bright


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