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very powerful protest. a very public platform for a very powerful protest. san francisco homeless residents hold up tents and jam up super bowl city during rush hour traffic forcing city leaders to respond. plus ganging up on a defenseless woman outside a popular east bay mall. not only the car robbery and break in that has two men responsible facing serious charges this morning. perfect timing for a demolition, right? with super bowl activity swirling in san francisco abuzz with people, there's another show taking place on the embarcadero, but this one has nothing to do with football. "today in the bay" starts right now. and a good thursday morning, thank you for joining us, i'm sam brock. >> i'm laura garcia-cannon.
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let's see how the weather is holding up and little bit warmer today. >> little bit. but it's still chilly out there as you head out as you start out this day, we will need some jackets and then later on today it will be nice, warming temperatures and a lot of sunshine. as we get a look outside right now, it's 48 degrees in the north bay. san francisco, the east bay as well as the south bay and highs today up to 64 degrees in the south bay. it it will feel very nice. 58 degrees in san francisco and the north bay up to 62. we'll take a look ahead to the weekend and super bowl. that's coming up in a few minutes. but how are the roads moving now, mike? >> kari, very well right now. we'll talk more about this in just a couple of seconds and the traffic flow looks great right now and twinkling lights in the city side. look at your map and we don't have anything but green moving here. we'll watch the city traffic as more folks come in for the weekend activities. a big weekend around the bay and super bowl down in santa clara
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and right now the south bay without any issues. back to you. >> all right, thank you very much, mike. let's take a live peek ooutside. look at the bay bridge. crews will soon do demolition work on the old eastern span. trusses are scheduled to be lowered at a rate of 25 feet per hour. the work expected to start in less than 90 minutes and take at least a day to complete. bob redell tracking the demolition work and join us for an update in oour next half hour. san francisco super bowl city in the spotlight this morning and so is its homeless problem. dozens of protesters surrounded the area around the embarcadero carrying tents and calling for improvements on the poor treatment quote/unquote of the homeless population in the city. they're upset they had to be moved and push under to shelters and super bowl city could be built. police in riot gear told protesters they were not allowed to set up a tent city but did not stop them from raising awareness.
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>> i certainly don't claim to have the solution to it, but i do think that we need to put more resources towards it it. >> i think it's more responsible for the citizens of the city to make sure that they step in and help out the folks, as well. >> and the mayor's office says san francisco spends more than $240 million a year just on homeless services. a new navigation center is expected to open up at pier 80 for about 150 people later today. 4:33. an elderly woman attacked while shopping. two men are behind bars. they're accused of pushing down an 87-year-old woman, taking her car and later burglarizing her home. it all began about 1:30 yesterday when the 87-year-old wonl was shopping at the west gate mall in san leandro. when she left her car, that's when the two men approached her. she recalled all the horrific details of that attack. >> a young man, he pushed me
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down and grabbed my keys and took off with the car. >> police believe the car jackers got her address from the registration in her car. a neighbor reported a burglary in progress was able to write them a license plate of the get away car. that helped police track down the suspects a few blocks away from the police department. the two men being arrested are not being identified yet but are on probation and face gang enhancement charges. another attack this time in the north bay. a man accused of attacking two people in as many days is now behind bars. william king beat and robbed a woman yesterday afternoon at the town center in fairfield. that woman now in critical condition with life-threatening injuries. there's king. also accused of committing a similar crime in vallejo the day before. police eventually tracked him
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down yesterday and arrested him. a house went up in flames in san jose last night and that fire quickly growing to three alarms and firefighters caught the fast-moving flames. crews were forced to stay back 100 feet because the second floor was at risk of caving in. sparked shortly after 8:00 in wello glen neighborhood at a hominid construction. the burning embers jumped to a rooftop four houses down. firefighter quickly put that out but the situation was still extremely dangerous. pg&e also got involved because of the potential for downed power lines. crews were able to douse the flames by about 10:00 last night and still no word on a cause. at 4:35 and new this morning police are connecting an explosion at a vallejo mobile home park. that explosion happened last night between highway 29 and highway 37. officers say one man suffered burns tahis hands and to his face. investigators now believe he was making hash oil in a shed that
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was not properly ventilated and blew the shed to pieces. that fire damaged three neighboring homes, as well. it's 4:35. want to get a check for friday eve today. >> got to love that title. anything with friday in it means we are feeling good, kari. >> yes, we are almost to the weekend. and it's cool to start off the day, but yesterday at this time, we had some 30s on the map. so, we're making some improvements here and also this afternoon it will feel warmer. we got up to 60 degrees yesterday in the south bay. today it's up to 64. 60 in palo alto and the mission district today. 57 degrees. and still cool in some spots and we're headed in the right direction and we will continue to see some warmer air moving into the bay area. i'll have a look at all of that and even into next week, that's coming up. but let's see what's happening on the roadways now with mike. >> kari, look over the water and this time the san mateo bridge is steady. there you go for 92. we'll look at the map. that is about the mid-point and
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typical pattern for the peninsula. look at that over to the peninsula, 92 and 84. that's the dumbarton bridge and south of there and no problem out of morgan hill and summit from the santa cruz side. over in discovery bay and westbound highway 4 and discover ery bay boulevard and a stauld vehicle there and oakland easy drive. no slowing here and the great results last night, but they weren't home. oof course, you guys know that, as well. >> steph curry dropped 11 threes last night. mike is keeping up. >> the man known as the baby face is headed to the white house and security not only letting him in, but the president himself will honor him today. got a tip for nbc bay area's investigative unit? call 1-888-996-tips or e-mail the itunit@nbcarea.com. nbc bay area, we investigate. this weekend -- the big question
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remains. w right now an investigative unit exclusive with the big game coming up, the big question remains will security be enough to prevent an act of oterrorism. tonight, we investigate that question. our investigative unit gained rare access behind the scenes at the regional intelligence center and our team uncovers a little known incident last year where a major security breach occurred outside last year's super bowl in the phoenix area. steven stock also sits down
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exclusively with the nation's former homeland security secretary tom ridge. >> unfortunately, in a 9/11 world, it is all about managing the risk to the extent you possibly can. so you can never be so self-assured that nothing is going to happen. >> tonight, our investigative team shows you how these intelligence experts are using new it techniques developed right here in the bay area to try and stop an attack before it it even starts. that story tonight in our special report on nbc news at 11:00. if you have a tip for our investigative unit, give us a call at 8888-996-tips or send us an e-mail to theunit@nbcbayarea.com. happening today, perhaps for any championship team is a trip to the white house. that's where the warriors are headed. president obama will welcome every member of last season's championship team.
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even david lee who is now playing with the boston celtics. warriors fans have not forgotten the cavs to win the title back in june. the ceremony starts a little bit before 11:00 this morning. nbcbayarea.com and also air it live during our 11:00 news. not to disappoint the president, steph curry scored 51 points last night. not too shabby.
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here we are 4:45 on your
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thursday morning. super bowl inching closer. the city is in the spotlight right now. spotlight are usually hot or lukewarm. >> we'll describe that spotlight as the sunshine today because it will be beautiful out there. not only this afternoon, but the next few days as our temperatures gradually warm up. as we start out the day, now it'silatal bit warmer, but it's still pretty chilly as you step out. long sleeves and a light jacket needed. as the seven-day forecast comes up at the bottom of the screen, you'll see how warm the temperatures will be over the next several days but another thing you may notice that the rain has dried up, at least for now. so, here we are. 45 degrees in the east bay. 48 degrees in san francisco and the north bay. as we get a closer look at the north bay, now petaluma 49 degrees. and also 45 degrees now in napa. we're going to take it hour by hour in san jose. and at 5:00, we're at 47 degrees.
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the sun rise will be nice, 45 degrees and then temperatures making it into the mid-50s as you get ready to head out for lunch. 60 degrees by 1:00 and we're not done there. we'll get into the lower 60s by this afternoon. we're still watching those waves along the shore and a high surf advisory will be in effect until tomorrow and some of the waves reaching at times up to about 15 feet. our winds have been fairly weak, but at times, once again, the winds picking up to about 20 miles per hour creating some higher waves. and high pressure will be building. keeping those weather systems well to the north. and by the beginning of next week, our highs will be topping out in the upper 60s in san francisco. and 70s for the inland areas. here's a look at that weekend forecast. tomorrow, we'll see a high of 61 degrees in san francisco. and then we're up to 67 degrees on sunday. super bowl sunday in the south bay, 74 deit grgrees.
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how is it looking on the roads, mike? >> not as good as the super bowl forecast. looking really well. really good for drivers in the north bay with a light volume of traffic. we'll look at your map and we're talking about what has been all week a lighter drive across that bay bridge. yesterday the metering lights turned off at 9:00. folks are either taking mass transit or telecommuting and that's great deal for the folks who are coming into town and we're seeing the crowds build towards the weekend when the activity will be in the south bay on sunday but an easy drive between the two on either side of the bay. palo alto shows an easy flow of traffic and there's northbound and southbound and the embarcadero exit. back to you. >> thank you, mike. talking about the road, another recall for honda this morning. this time more than 2 million vehicles are being yanked off the market in the united states. >> for more on that and the rest of our news before the bell, let's turn to landon dowdy live at cnbc world headquarters. good morning. >> hi, sam and laura. good morning to you both.
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stock futures pointing to a lower open after the dow and s&p faced another major comeback in yesterday's suggestiession. but a rally in ooil helped to finish in the green. markets today watching earnings from conoco philips and the weekly jobless claims at 8:30 a.m. eastern. on thursday the dow climbing 183 points and the nasdaq down 12 to 4504. shares of go pro fell in after hours trading after the company reported earnings, revenues and guidance that missed analyst expectations. stock down more than 40% this year as the company struggled with the launch of its newest camera which has already seen two price cuts since its release last july. meanwhile, the impact of faulty tacata airbag s announc brings the total to more than .5 million vehicles in the u.s.
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recalled as a result of the takata airbags that can be deadly. from the san francisco 49ers directed at the girl scouts. the team is apologizing on delivering a sweet treat. the girls signed to host a sleepover at levi stadium. they had to sell 50 cases of cookies over the next month. but this week the team canceled saying they booked a concert for the night of the sleepover. they double booked. n more than 1,200 girls were expected to attend the event in may. >> they were going to run through the tunnel and burst through a banner celebrating their accomplishment and girls were excited. >> after some public pressure and some adorable faces, the 49ers back pedaled. the girl scouts can have the stadium for another night that's not conflicting with a concert. the niners will also cover the cost of the event, which is
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roughly $70,000. >> that's the way the cookie crumbles. new crosswalk in morgan hill getting a colorful response to its new colorful design. city unveiled this installation earlier this week with leaders that say it it hopefully will direct visitors to major downtown attractions. this is at the intersection of monterey road and dunn avenue near highway 101 and morgan hill community park. the city says the artistic walkway was funded by an initiative by the nfl. >> i think it's beautiful. it's gorgeous. better than the line. >> takes it it from nothing to something. you know. it may not have been exactly what i would have painted, but it makes it it look better. >> the new addition also raised some safety concerns, but city leaders say the place made of a material that will not get slippery in the rain.
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now to decision 2016. the focus this morning is on the democrats' final faceoff before a critical primary on tuesday. tonight msnbc debate is hillary clinton's last chance to take on bernie sanders face-to-face before folks in new hampshire cast their vote. clinton actually appears to be the underdog in that state as sanders has now hoisted a double-digit lead in the polls. in a town hall last night, sanders focused his attacks on clinton's six-figure speeches but the former first lady remains confident. >> if it's about our records, hey, i'm going to win by a landslide on tuesday. >> i do not know any progressive who has a super pack and takes $15 million from wall street. that's just not professional. >> meantime, on the republican side, donald trump and marco rubio going after ted cruz on the heels of his iowa caucus win. the democratic deit bait starts tonight at 6:00.
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again, that is on msnbc. coming up, it is a familiar sound. timing the arrival of the nfl sound at the sf symphony. but, first, happening right now. the world champions are white house bound later this morning. we'll stream the warriors visit to the white house live. but right now relive images from their victory parade by clicking the link at the top of our home page. when you think super bowl, you may not think of billion chicken wings, but check again. super bowl by the numbers. got an appetite. sunday's super bowl is filled with cast offs at our facebook page. link to a story with a theme most anyone can like. stories of redemption. we'll be right back.
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super bowl forecast. i think we're not going to get rain. it will be nice. >> i would imagine every, wants to pick your brain these days about what the forecast is going to be like. >> it looks nice. we won't have much to worry about. warm temperatures, 67 degrees at pregame and if you're not going to the game, maybe you want to head to sonoma. it it will be in the upper 60s to lower 70s and mostly sunny skies. down in munt ronterey perfect wr for all of that. let's check in with mike and see what's happening on the roadways. >> where else but they have a special super bowl wine manufactured locally, as well. we don't see the flashing
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lights. just saw them move to the north side. coming into the city, look at dublin, 580 westbound and headlights coming towards us and a nice flow of traffic right here. no delays out of the altamont and in the south bay an even easier drive. back to you. >> mike, thank you so much. if you're a fan of pro-football or better yet the name john means something to you, you must know the music of nfl film. >> it's all coming to life right now at davy symphony hall. san francisco symphony concert of champion show kicked off last night. it is a symphony tribute to super bowl week in the bay area. oakland raider hall of famer marcus allen emceed. takes vintage football footage and removes the sound track and plays music live. for fans it it really brings together the best of both worlds. music and the gridiron. >> it's just amazing that they both came together so i could have something for me.
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and then he could have something for him. >> i came here because nfl films is legendary. i have been watching it since the '60s. we grew up, we watched raider highlights. >> cue the orchestra. some fans would tell you all that is missing is the voice of god, which they used to call. tonight is your last chance to see this very innovative concert. >> pretty cool combo. well, it is the clydesdale have arrived. budweisers' famous horses spending the next 11 days in fairfield. invited to come see them in the brewery parking lot. able to catch a glimpse of one making an unadvertised stop at the center. >> i was going to ask where are the dalmatians and low and behold. coming up, a very visible problem in san francisco that is now visible to people in town for the super bowl.
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a homeless protest snarling traffic in the middle of super bowl city prompting city leaders to respond immediately. outcue: "stand up fight back."
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trt=2 laura/vo san francisco's homeless problem highlighted amid super bowl week. the protesters' message to city lde san francisco's homeless problem highlighted amid super bowl week. plus, hillary and bernie getting ready to go head to head tonight. what we can expect in the final debate before the new hampshire
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primary. and perfect timing for san francisco. there's another show taking place on the embarcadero. it it has nothing to do with football. "today in the bay" starts right now. a good thursday morning to you, thanks so much for joining us, i'm laura garcia-cannon. >> i'm sam brock. unlike the story about the bay bridge, our forecast has everything to do with football. kari hall joining us right now and she looks forward to the weekend. nice weather on the way. >> yes, looking forward to a warm up, too. our temperatures chilly all week and nice to get the rain, but looks like that rain pretty much has moved out and any chance of it for the next few days. our temperatures are now in the mid-40s in the peninsula. upper 40s in san francisco. we're up to 58 degrees there and in the north bay, 62 and 64 degrees in the south bay. let's check in now with mike to see if there is any slow downs on the roads. >> kari, you might want to slow down highway 13. oakland 880 moves

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