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good morning. thanks for joining us i'm kristen sze. i'm eric thomas. we have breaking news. police sealed off an area around an industrial complex in menlo park while crews investigate a hazardous materials incident. terry mcsweeney is live near the scene where they got a briefing. what is the latest? >> reporter: kind of a confusing situation edison technology park in menlo park. behind me the hazardous material team folks in the white suits, firefighters as well. we are being kept 200 feet from what they are calling the hot zone. they have red tape there where this began 2:30 this morning. deputies routine patrol driving along -- let's let the depth spoeblgs man take it from there. what happened is our
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deputies went out on a suspicious vehicle, worked that up with a couple of guys in the vehicle from there they smelled a strong chemical smell. immediately backed out. called in fire, fire came in and set up a haz-mat. that's what fire is working now. >> reporter: what they are trying to figure out is what was going on at that pick-up truck. 2:30 in the morning, a couple people working what looked like according to the lieutenant, some kind of lab in the back of that pick-up truck. when deputies pulled up they didn't run, they stayed but there was a strong smell in the air. they are trying to determine if the -- what was going on in that pick-up truck has something to do with one of the businesses, they don't know which one if any of the businesses here at edison technology park the situation now edison way blocked off haz-mat on the scene fire department on the scene obviously police on the scene
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deputies as well trying to figure out what we are dealing with here and they have not figured that out yet until they do they are going to keep edison way blocked off they are saying there is no immediate threat on the other hand they say there's a shelter in place but it is not being enforced exactly what that means i can't tell you but it seems to be a confusing scene out here. terry mcsweeney, abc7 news. >> another major story, volunteers will head back out to a search for a missing morgan hill teenager. investigators looking for evidence on a car they discovered that may be related to her distear republicans. >> katie marzullo joins us live with the late -- -- with the latest. >> reporter: the search in a few hours. volunteers with the klaas kids foundation will head out at 8:00 dive teams expected to
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arrive 8 or 9 this morning. this morning it is special, investigators are working off their first solid lead in the case. they found this red volkswagen jetta. monday they identified the car as being possibly related to sierra's disappearance. they say it was captured by several surveillance cameras. investigators are not saying how or where they found the jetta or who owns it. the sheriff's office is making a bold declaration about her whereabouts. >> we believe she is still alive. there is still a chance she is still alive we don't have any evidence indicating she not alive. >> reporter: they say the car is giving them more leads. anyone who saw the car on or around march 16th, should talk to sheriff investigators. if you want to help with the search this morning, they meet at burnet elementary on tilton road in morgan hill they can
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check in between 8:00 this morning and 1:00 this afternoon. >> everyone is welcome. thanks kate. more news now. this morning an east bay tire store employee remains in custody after being arrested following a huge warehouse fire yesterday evening. the 32-year-old was arrested last night on suspicion of using illegal fireworks inside blue star tires on a pittsburg antioch highway. they say the fireworks ignited gasoline mix. the fire was reported 4 p.m., severely damaged six businesses in the subdivided warehouse. the owner of a classic car and restoration business says he doesn't have insurance and estimates his loss to be at least $100,000. >> all i can do is laugh to keep from crying. >> two employees of the tire warehouse were injured. they were released from the
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hospital last night. 2-year-old in protective custody after being mauled by a family dog. parents face charges. animal control officers provided us with this picture of the about it bull-german shepard mix. the mauling took place at this house in castro valley yesterday afternoon. deputies found many dangerous items in the home. they arrested the parents for child endangerment. the father jared perk continues is in custody. the boy is in the -- hospital. autopsies set for this morning on a pleasanton mother and her teenaged daughter found shot to death in their home. the husband of 37-year-old amy burton found her and their 13-year-old daughter ainsley monday. police found two handguns in the house both unregistered. the hospital told investigators the family got them from his brother in arizona one was found near the
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bodies. no forced entry into the home. officials say the husband is not a suspect. 13-year-old livermore boy is dead following a skateboarding accident late yesterday. investigators believe the boy was turning from one street to the other when he hit a pick-up truck. he died after being rushed to the hop. police say the boy was wearing a helmet. time for a look at forecast. we've had a run of sunny, warm weather. what do you think going to happen next? >> i don't know. i know the man who knows the answer. a cool down will be welcome for some. >> that's what we'll have today. good morning, cold front to the north, notice how it is pushing marine layer and cloud as long the coast this morning, just a deepening of that marine layer that will reach all of our neighborhoods this afternoon and drop two to 10 degrees. best chance clouds around the central bay and coast 48
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inland low to mid 50s for the rest of us clouds dissipate quickly total sunshine noon low 70s inland mid 60s around the bay only mid 50s at the coast small craft advisory for the coast today you are going to see the fastest breeze and feel them during the afternoon 57, 4:00. if you are outside during the evening, it is going to cool raptly -- rapidly. mid 50s at the coast, pollen going to be high, tree, grass and mold. tomorrow is going to be breezy and slightly warmer, the real warming will start friday hang around saturday to tuesday starting tomorrow above average everywhere. good morning. i want to take you to this live shot where terry mcsweeney is reporting at the scene in menlo park where
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there's a hazardous material incident. streets are blocked in the area. terry will bring more information. you can see crews are gearing up right now. this is just south of 101, north of marsh. traffic on 101, 280 fine and on city streets you want to an individual thatutñ stretch where we have streets closed -- to avoid that stretch where we have the streets closed. i want to take you to the south bay, major connection ramp closed northbound 17 to north 280 blocked until 6:00 this morning. southbound 101, you may notice slowing because caltrans crews are clearing the roadwork now southbound 101 through san jose. also, heads-up, if you are taking the vallejo bay link ferry today, they are having mechanical problems. they will be using buses for the 7:00 departure out of vallejo and 8:30 leaving san francisco ferry building.
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5:09. >> the government looks into its crystal ball and predicts gas prices. oakland takes aim at blight around for cloudsed homes. -- foreclosed homes. the controversy mark zuckerberg's hoodie is causing on wall street. land o'lakes spreadable butter with canola oil
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new data says fewer homeowners were late on mortgage payments in the first quarter. the trend is expected to continue. if you are retiring this year it will cost 4% more to cover health costs for the rest of your life than if you quit a year ago. the average for a couple lifetime is $240,000. no more school bake sales in massachusetts the state has banned the treat as part of what it calls it no nonsense nutrition standards, a campaign against childhood obesity. critics say that is stale thinking. i'm rob nelson. oakland city council considering an ordinance that will force banks to take care of properties that may be headed to foreclosure even if they don't own the home yet this house is a poster chai of the measure. the owner has fallen behind on a loan and abandoned the home but the bank hasn't
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foreclosed. the bank will have to haul away the mattress and up keep the property. >> they own the property, they own the loans sometimes they use a good tactic not to take possession of the properties. however they own them, so it is in limbo. >> city of chicago is being sued by the federal housing finance agency for implementing a similar ordinance. two years ago oakland passed a measure that forces banks to register and maintain foreclosed props. >> >> nation's first and only unionized strip club may be forced to close in san francisco because it is losing money. they voted to unionize in 1997. in three the workers bought the -- in 2003 the workers bought the business. wages have been down in recent months. workers held an emergency vote last weekend to decide whether to sell. the proposal failed prompting the departure of several
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workers. government says gas prices will be lower than previously expected this summer because oil prices have fallen. the energy department predicts national average of $3.79, 16 cents less than projections. new figures show prices are rising in california. down five cents from last month, but up five cents from last week. cheapest place to buy in the bay area is fremont. twitter fighting an effort by prosecutors in new york to subpoena the tweets of an occupy activist. the manhattan district attorney ordered the san francisco-based company to produce months of older ed tweets from malcolm harris, among several hundred arrested during a march across the brooklyn bridge last okay. prosecutors s may show whether harris knew police -- warned protesters not to cross the bridge. new hoodie controversy involving zuckerberg some wall street types criticized him
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for wearing hoodie to a meeting saying he showed disrespect. his defenders say that is him and silicon valley has always been casual. some facebook fans are saying the hoodie is the new black turtleneck. i love this tweet, yahoo's ceo, no hoodie, aol ceo, no hoodie, facebook ceo, hoodie. coincidence? let's check in with mike and a look at the forecast. [ unintelligible ] hoodie is good this morning thanks to a lack of clouds. east bay hazy, but is not a spare the air day. 45 santa rosa, 48 napa, 47
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half moon bay. low to mid 50s until you get to antioch and san jose 57. we have low 50s around the monterey bay inland to gilroy and salinas, mid to upper 40s. sunny and cooler everywhere. sunny and breezy everywhere tomorrow, also warmer and then we'll see that warming build through the holiday weekend. today, looks like everybody is -- everybody is going down. fremont eight degrees cooler, san jose down from 88 to 78, 10° cooler, pollen high again today poor frances sneezing. as far as what is going on, on the peninsula, 60 millbrae. mid to upper 50s small craft advisory along the coast today winds 20 to 30 miles per hour.
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downtown south san francisco mid 60s north bay brisk along the coast. mid 70s to near 80 northbound through the north bay valleys. 68 richmond, berkeley 70, 73 in union city today. inland valleys, 79 dublin, low to mid 80s for everybody else. near 70 santa cruz and watson. 12:31st pitch, 71, warming up -- 12:35, first pitch, 71. tonight coolest cloverdale, santa rosa, napa mid 40s. high pressure moving away cold front coming in, steering the sea breeze and bringing a quick hit of cooler weather not only today but tomorrow, temperatures held in check then you could see the warming
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friday two to four degrees warmer even 10 at the coast, saturday and sunday upper 80s end land low 80s around the bay, 70 at the coast away from the coast next week will be above average. good morning. sorry about my sneeze. here's a look at oakland maze heading westbound towards the bay bridge looking good earlier roadwork gone in the eastbound direction approaching powell, no problems across the golden gate we don't have accidents to show you down. there's been a lot of roadwork some has cleared before 5:00. also, roadwork north 17 to north 280 has just been cleared. the connection ramp is open. on northbound 17 from summit towards bear creek, lanes may be blocked until 6:00 this morning. we usually see slowing just before 6:00. so far it is looking good even on the waze traffic maps.
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waze is showing slowing as you head out of tracy now, westbound 205, 31 miles per hour approaching 11th seat. there was someone who reported a car on the shoulder, a couple of minutes ago. right now through the altamont pass, things are moving along nicely, no reports of slow traffic. you can download our app by going to abc7news.com/waze to help you with your commute. >> 5:20. >> amazing four pete in baltimore that has base -- four baseball fans buzzing. >> who has been booted from i'm rob nelson. ♪ jimmy bond
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good morning. tonight lincecum pitches for giants looking to win the final game in l.a.. last night giants beat dodgers 2-1. that's all good. a's will try to win fourth in a row after last night's grand slam by brandon inge. they go at it again this afternoon. dramatic homer and another and another and another in baltimore last night. fans are still buzzing about it. texas rangers' slugger josh hamilton smashed four homeruns, there's one of 'em, near the other. he's only the 16th player in major league baseball history to hit four in a single game. the first player to accomplish that feat since delgado in 2003.
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career best 8 rbi's rangers beat orioles 10-3. "dancing with the stars" down to its final four. two teams were eliminated last night. first roshon and chelsea bowed out in sixth place. moments later actress melissa gilbert and her partner exited. the couple finished fifth even though they were at or near the bottom of the leaderboard almost every week. >> my son said you are the bravest person i know. can't ask for more. >> i always feel victory, i'm happy to be alive, period that's wait is. every moment of my life has been amazing. of course i'm going to have a great sentimental moment and cherish everything that just happened. >> the remaining four will tackle two more dances in next week's semifinals at 7:00 on "good morning america" right after our newscast they will be talking with roshon and
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melissa we are staying on top of the breaks news on the peninsula where a haz-mat team is trying to find the source of a strange odor near a biotech firm. the big tuition increases that uc students could be facing again. new report out has promising results from the battle against obesity in california schools. high temperatures across the country, pacific northwest cool front bringing cooler weather today. seattle and portland mid to upper 50s. 66 boston. [ inaudible ] [ man ] did we get anything good?
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wednesday morning 5:28 thanks for joining us i'm kristen sze. i'm eric thomas.
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police have sealed off the area around an industrial complex in menlo park while crews investigate a haz-mat incident. terry mcsweeney is live at the scene. we've heard that haz-mat cries are moving into the hot zone have you heard or seen that? >> reporter: we have seen that a couple members of the haz-mat team have moved into what they are calling the hot zone where in pick-up truck was discovered three hours ago. crews were here, sheriff's deputies were here to check on a strange smell when they saw a couple of people hanging out near the back of the a pick-up truck and the strange smell emanating from that pick-up truck they backed off, called out the haz mat team called police and other deputies. right now edison way at the edison technology park is closed down. folks in the white suits, the haz-mat team two there, a couple have gone into where this pick-up truck is located
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where the strange bizarre scene unfolded 2:30 this morning. deputies find a couple guys with what they call a lab in the back of a pick-up truck. they say it may be connected to one of the businesses out here of the but the lieutenant is not saying what this is, it may be tied to. the smell was coming from the pick-up truck my guys backed away. once they got something from the fire department they cleared the building. the building -- they got the rest of the people out. >> haz-mat is focused on the pick-up truck? >> right now, originally yes. the business is going to be done after the pick-up truck but they have to do the pick up truck first. >> reporter: we are about 100 feet or so away from what they are calling hot zone where this pick-up truck is located it may be tied to the business next to this pick-up truck.
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right now we have not seen anybody being washed off as a result of contamination. the sheriff's office is saying that while there may be a shelter in place technically, nobody is being asked to shelter in place. all the media here standing like i say about 100, maybe 120 feet way from where in pick-up truck is still located with as far as we know that lab still in the back of it. we'll keep you posted. terry mcsweeney, abc7 news. developing news in the east bay. police are looking for the driver who hit a 4-year-old girl and took off. her injuries severe, she could lose a foot. amy hollyfield is live in the neighborhood where it happened. >> reporter: police are telling us that they are still looking for that truck and the driver. they are asking that you keep your eye out this morning as you drive to work. this happened last night around 6:30 the little girl was playing in front of her home on 6th street before
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clayton road in concord. witnesses say she ran out into the street and was hit by a truck that kept going. they say it never stopped. but, witnesses say it didn't speed away, giving the impression that possibly he didn't know he hit her. some find that hard to belief. >> that car did not see the young child in the street, then he to be blind. cause there is no way he did not see her. >> reporter: police say she does have serious injuries to her foot. she is expected to survive. they are on the lookout for a metallic blue pick-up truck, newer model with over-sized tires, possibly has damage to the right front headlight if you know someone who drives a truck that looks like that and would have been here on 6th street in concord around 6:30 last night, police are asking that you give them a call. amy hollyfield, abc7 news. 5:32. authorities in the north bay
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are looking for a murder suspect and the victim's missing vehicle. rohnert park bliss found a 66-year-old woman -- police found a 66-year-old woman dead in her home. family members asked them to check on her because she lives alone. investigators say there appears to have been a violent struggle they noticed the victim's car was missing license plate on your screen. this morning the fbi is investigating threats made against southwest airlines' planes that caused three jets to be searched at two airports last night. officials say nothing suspicious was found. one jet returned to the gate and was isolated at john wayne airport last night after officials learned of a threat of a possible explosive or hazardous material on flight 811 bound for phoenix. they say the same time a similar threat was received about two other planes at sky
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harbor international airport in phoenix those jets were searched after they land safely in phoenix. tsa officials say southwest deemed the threats as noncredible. investigation comes as intelligence officials reveals the man selected by al-qaeda to carry a bomb on a jetliner was a cia operative, identified as a saudi arabian spy who penetrated al-qaeda in yemen. techs are examining the bomb that he was going to wear. airports around the world are being urged to be on alert for another attempt by al-qaeda to accomplish its mission. >> back here in california uc students may be facing yet another tuition increase this fall. the system posted the warning on its website late yesterday. next week the university of california where of regents will hear a pro proposal for a 6% tuition hike to help cover a 139 million dollar budget shortfall, that amounts to
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extra 732 per student. uc leaders are worried they could receive less from the state after the governor's budget on monday. out in csu system cal-state board set to vote on a common verse al compensation proposal for new campus president -- recommending amending a policy so taxpayers will not fundraises for new presidents. instead, campus non-profit groups will be asked to raise funds to specifically pay for the salary hikes. csu officials say the money is needed to recruit talented leaders. critics say the hikes are an insult to students who face mounting tuition increases. san francisco school officials voted to lay-off 2 eight -- 218 faculty and staff after sending out 333
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preliminary notices in march. the teachers and you beyond set out dozens of empty chairs last night to represent the lay-offs. they say the board should use part of its 80 million dollar reserve fund to rescind the pink slips. a judge ruled that 65 special faculty members in the mission and bay view would not be immuned to the lay-offs. teachers are set to take a strike authorization vote tomorrow after the district declare add impasse in contract talks. new report out shows california's crackdown on junk food in school cafeterias is paying off. california became the first state a decade ago to ban the sale of soft drinks in schools. since 2007 the stay has enforced nutrition standards limiting the a.m., sugar and calories included in meal plans and snacks from vending months. -- students consume 160 fewer calories per day than
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student in other states. -- students in other states. this will be a good day to get the kids out and get a little exercise, walking, playing or something like that >> not as hot in the afternoons as the past couple of days, right mike? >> absolutely. cooling is going to reach everybody today. good morning. clouds along the coast some starting fill in on san francisco and it looks like they will spill into the bay as we head over the next couple of hours 8:00 temperatures like they are right now which is 40s inland deepest one in the north bay low to mid 50s for the rest of us clouds return back to the coast by noon around half moon bay 53, a few around sunset 55 san francisco low to mid 60s throughout the bay shore upper 60s to mid 70s inland lunchtime temperatures are mild towards 4:00, if you are outside, 57 half moon bay, sunshine now along the coast, also breezy, small craft advisory for 20 to 30 mile per hour northerly winds.
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62 san francisco, 67 oakland low to mid 70s the bay shore, south bay and north bay near 80 in east bay valleys dropping into the mid 60s as will in the north bay valleys. low to mid 60s around the bay shore mid to upper 50s along the coast into san francisco by 7:00. sneezing that will happen again today, tree, grass, mold all high. warming trend starts tomorrow hangs out for rest of the forecast, dry all seven days. good morning frances, how is that commute starting? it is starting off pretty well, as long as you don't mind the sneezing. live shot 680 walnut frequent southbound good through the san ramon -- valley, roadwork cleared 680 through the sunol grade fine westbound 80 crowded past university. overall, still a good drive time, 18 minutes from the carquinez bridge to the maze
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and bay bridge toll, no delays. roadwork on highway 17 both directions between summit and bear creek scheduled until 6:00, haven't much slowing yet but i'm watching it, we've seen traffic get jammed before 6:00 right now moving at 47 miles per hour northbound as you head in towards san jose. also, if you are taking the vallejo bay link ferry, mechanical problems, they will be using buses for the 7:00 and 8:30 departures. bart, caltrain, ace and muni, no major delays. 5:39. the 49ers may be moving before their lease runs out. the extra money that could mean for san francisco. owners of an oil tanker that created a huge spill in san francisco bay greed to a sizeable settlement. how the millions they will pay will be spent. tired of sitting in your car during your commute to work? it a be more than annoying. it could be putting on the pounds.
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the owners of an oil tanker that spilled more than 50,000 gallons of fuel into the bay will pay nearly two million dollar fine. expecting that announcement later today.
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dubai star was refueling near the bay bridge in october of 2009 one tank began overflowing, nobody aboard noticed, no alarm sounded and nobody called for help for several hours. most of the money will be used to restore wildlife habitats damaged by the spill. san francisco supervisors considering legislation that would allow the 49ers to get out of their lease early. but it will cost. the 9ers' lease expires in may of 2015. they are hoping to be playing in a new stadium by the start of the 2014 season. under the option the 9ers would pay a million dollars to the san francisco rec and parks department to amend the lease also four million dollars if no games are played at candlestick in the 2014 season and more if they stayed. the proposal would require employees be offered jobs at that new stadium. number of carpoolers crossing the bay area seven state run bridges continues to
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drop after a toll was enforced two years ago in july 2010, it was no longer free for commuters to use carpool lanes transportation officials implemented a a $2 five if i charge. the number dropped -- by 26% after the toll was imposed. traffic on the seven bridges which does not include the golden gate went up nearly 1 1/2%. there may be a link between our long commutes and expanding waistlines article finds people who have long drives to work are more likely to be overweight compared to noncommuting peers. doctors say drivers burn fewer calories because they are sitting longer. studies have found links between long periods of sitting and health risks like cancer, heart disease and early death. >> around tired from all that
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driving when you get home it is hard to motivate and exercise. >> but it is easy to eat when you get home after >> too easy. disney looks to superheroes to boost theme park attendance more. bloomberg business report coming up. teachers harassed students threatened with violence. what oakland is doing to make one of is more dangerous schools safer. hillary make-up free. what are secretary -- gatorade's latest ad features michael jordan, why some health leaders are demanding the government take that ad off the air.
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welcome back. we are taking a lab at the seven day forecast. -- taking a look at the seven day forecast. warming trend on the way. heading out now cloud as long the coast and those will spill into the bay gone by 10 or 11:00 oakland officials are beefing up security at a school in one of the city's most violent neighborhoods. fremont high located on foothill boulevard in the fruitvale neighborhood an area where drug sales take place openly on the street.
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during a meeting the principal told officials how a slug from a gunshot struck a wall on campus a few weeks ago. teachers testified about being harassed and having their car tires slashed. district officials agreed to fix cameras around the campus to scare off drug dealers. >> sends a clear message, you are on video, you are being watched. we are going to do something about this. this is our school, you cannot do it here. fremont high already has a security officer on campus, a second officer has been assigned to patrol during afterschool hours. new findinged may put more pressure on california and -- new findings may put more pressure on california and other states to do more. huge floating plastic debris field between hawaii and california they found a marine insect that tends to lay eggs on floating wood and sea shells now lays its eggs on top of bits of plastic.
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also found the garbage patch has increased 100 times since the early 70s. naming newborn is often tough, but naming four baby falcons, apparently not. the four falcons now have money curse. the public -- now have money curse. [ unintelligible ] two girls are amelia and electra. the two boys are perry for a police officer who passed away and sutro for adolf sutro. this will be a good day to go flying. >> sutro should visit sutro tower. absolutely, a little cloud cover moving toward is -- -- toward sutro tower now.
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beautiful sunrise in the next 15 minutes or so looking to the east from sutro tower this morning, that's mount diablo in the distance. it is not a spare the air day even though it looks like it. let's talk about how to dress if you are stepping out. dress for mid to upper 40s around santa rosa, napa, half moon bay low to mid 50s in most other neighbors. monterey bay low 50s inland mid to upper 40s for gilroy and salinas. by the afternoon all of us sunny and cooler than yesterday. sunshine we'll have it, the breeze will be a little warmer tomorrow and that will continue through mother's day sunday. today compared to average even though we are cooler than yesterday, -- sunrise 6:05.
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will set at 8:08. clouds make a late surge from the coast into the bay. look at how quickly they retreat back to the coast by 10, noon most clouds are gone. 50s along the coast 20 to 30 mile per hour northerly wind taking away the clouds. 60s and 70s around the bay, a few 80s inland temperatures two to -- 2 to 10° cooler than yesterday. east bay shore 68 richmond, low to mid 70s from berkeley to fremont. south bay mid 70s around sunnyvale and milpitas to near 80 in los gatos. 71 san mateo, 68 millbrae. 57 pacifica, 58 in daly city on the other side bayside, mid 60s downtown south
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san francisco. mid to upper 70s most of the north bay valleys. 62 monterey, near 70 for the rest of the bay. heading to the game 12:35, sunny 71, will rise up to 74°. low to mid 90s through the central valley. winds will change tomorrow and temperatures will pick up most along the coast and around the bay everybody starts to warm throughout weekend, near 70 at our beaches low 80s around the bay and upper 80s inland warm monday and tuesday of next week. no rain in this forecast. here's frances with a look at some of that fog on the golden gate bridge. you can see some of it. traffic light, no problems 101 marin county, a very nice
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wonderful commute, so far. here's the bay bridge toll, cash paying lanes backed up beyond the end of the parking lot. also another check of the other bridges san mateo bridge traffic moving well, 65 miles an hour westbound no problems dumbarton out of newark, looking good there. 101 fine on the peninsula, 880 also fine along the east bay. there are a couple slow spots. the phipp cal -- the typical spots westbound 4 antioch heavy you can see with our waze traffic app, lone tree somersville heavy stretch, nine miles an hour. you will find delays on westbound 580 as you come out of tracy into the altamont pass traffic moving at 30 to 40 miles an hour. keep track of all the slow downs for your route by going to abc7news.com, if you haven't already, you can download it, this free app to your iphone or smartphone.
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don't forget to join our traffic spotter group. coming up on 5:55. you can expect a lot of holiday traffic for the upcoming memorial day weekend. here's jane king with the bloomberg business report. good morning. nearly one in five people in the u.s. plan to take more vacation trips this summer than last. survey says the vast majority of people plan to travel by car and stay in hotels when they get there. the report also says people are on the prowl for deals like free breakfast, free parking and high speed internet. disney reporting a jump in park attendance up 7 % working to bring marvel characters to the theme parks after the box office success of the avengers. disney reporting a 21% jump in quarterly profits. have you stopped drinking orange juice because it is so expensive? that may an change futures at
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lowest level in two years thanks to strong supply and drop in consumption. ford ramping up production idling 13 plants for one week, instead of two to boost output by 40,000 more vehicles. i'm jane king with the bloomberg business report. health group urging federal officials to remove a gatorade commercial that they say dangerously -- the ad shows a flu-stricken jordan drinking from a garr for raid cup before leading the bulls to victory in the 1997 nba finals. the institute isn't a letter saying the ad implies jordan was able to play through the flu and a high fever because he drank gatorade. pepsico had no immediate comment. secretary of state clinton say she is not too bothered
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about what others think about her physical appearance. the drudge report showed her wearing little make-up and glasses in public. clinton shrugged it off. >> if i want to pull my hair back, i'm pulling my hair back. at some point, it is not something that -- deserves a lot of time and attention. if others want to worry about, i'll let them do the worrying for a change. >> secretary clinton told politico she wants to see a woman in the oval office some day. the former first lady claims she will not be running in 2016. >> she is spending time on world peace. she doesn't have time for make-up. >> chief diplomat of the country, i think she is a little busy. just ahead, we'll go back live to menlo park for the latest in a breaking -- [ unintelligible ] 2-year-old boy is mauled
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by a fem dog. why police took his parents into custody. innovative treatment that could prevent paralysis after major accidents. how trials in the bay area could make it available to patients very soon.
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