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>> abc7 news starts with breaking news. >> we begin with breaking news, san jose firefighters are at the seen of a husband fire involving a woman with more than 100 cats and dogs in her home many of which did not survive. we go to abc7 news reporter at the scene. matt? >> firefighters are still here. this is the last trucks on the scene. to the left of it is a house where the fire started. it took an hour to get this fire out. when it was over close to 100
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cats were killed. the homeowner said her dog woke her up before 1:45 this morning in south san jose. she smelled smoke, called 9-1-1 and trapped inside the home. firefighters had to pull her out to safety. 94 or 95 cats inside were killed. the homeowner said she is part of an animal rescue group contracted with stanford university to spay the cats on campus, a no kill organization so she takes care of the cats she says would not survive being released in the wild. animal control said if they heard of a home with this many cats they would visit to check on the health of the animal and the homeowner. there is an investigation over the cause of the fire. the bodies of the cats still inside the home. the homeowner said she hasn't decided yet what to do. >> now the forecast. it is cool.
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mike? >> cool and in the 50's. we have mist hanging in the area, maybe drizzle along the coast. no real organizes areas of wet weather. the golden gate bridge shows some moisture on the deck with light drizzle and mist. today, moving forward we will have sunshine inland by noon but in the north bay it could take an hour longer which is yes are at 69. sunny but becoming breezy and partly sunny at the coast into san francisco and 57 to 62. the commute from leyla gulen? >> we have more construction with projects at sfo blocking several lanes lasting until at least 8:00 a.m. this morning by millbrae avenue. we have a little bit of slow downs approaching sfo in the southbound direction but northbound is moving along at a
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decent clip. in the another bay, walnut creek drive, 680, coming down from highway four, we have a fuel people making their early drive to work and we can see that everything is moving smoothly and at top speed to the junction with the 24. >> several businesses in oakland are damaged this morning following a third night of violent protests over the verdict in the george zimmerman trial. this is oakland from telegraph and 19th with the damage to the restaurant window and other bigs are damaged, as well and protesters clashed with police after protesters were throwing rocks at officers setting off the fireworks and smashing store end withs. our media partner reports that employee at a restaurant was hit in the head by a hammer which is impacting lessons parents teach their kids.
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>> watch who you are around and how you are perceived and potential danger coming even from people who are supposed to keep you safe. >> protesters disrupted traffic early in the evening when they marched on interstate 880 and nine people were arrested. a panel of six women acquitted george zimmerman and now the first is speaking out. she built whatted her identity concealed but bluntly answered whether she thought race played a role in the killing. >> the circumstances caused george zimmerman to think he could be a robber. >> there were unbelievable number of robberies in the neighborhood. >> you do not believe race layed a role this this? >> i don't think it did. if there was another person, spanish, white, asian, if they came in the same situation where trayvon was, george zimmerman would have reacted the same way.
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>> the juror believesy jobs had his heart in the right place and is guilty of not using good judgment. >> oakland police are investigating a shooting that sent two people to the hospital. the gunshot detection we system indicated gunfire last night at 79th avenue as emergency crews responded. police found two male victims. police are trying to determine a motive. there are no suspects in custody. >> a search is underway in alameda county for two machine accused in a violent attack on a pregnant woman about to give birth. "contra costa times" reports that the woman who is nine months pregnant was attacked around 2:00 yesterday. investigators say the woman was found sitting in the drier manufacture seat on the railroad track and the suspects pushed her car on to the track with their truck and smashed her window hitting her and grabbed her purse is took off. the woman was taken to the
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hospital with minor injuries, officials say mom and baby are both fine. >> oakland police released a new picture hoped to locate a missing. father. the father of 21-month-old daphne viola webb reported her missing on wednesday and said she was taken from his vehicle outside a liquor store in east oakland. this is a photo of his s.u.v. and they hoping witnesses can put together where the two were before the girl was reported missing. this weekend, officers searched the canyon area in oakland hills with the trails near the family home. the father took his daughter on walks in the area. >> marin county, the c.h.p. is investigating the death of a motorcyclist found in the water off highway one. according to the c.h.p., the rider was discovered year around 4:45 p.m. in a creek near the bay. it is believed he crashed while riding on highway one but the motorcycle has not been found.
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teams are search the creek for the motorcycle. the rider was pronounced dead at the scene. >> fire in riverside county spread to a thousand acres and is forcing evacuations. it started year near the city of idle wild and spread and is threatening an animal sanctuary, a high school and two dozen homes. officials say the fire damaged structures and is only 5 percent contains. firefighters hope to get a handle on it soon but guests expected this morning could complicate the fight. >> extreme heat is stifling the northeast and will expand to the midwest and palestinians this week from michigan to the east coast, temperatures soared into the 90's and will remain there all week. the combination of heat and humidity will make it feel like it is in the triple digits. in washington, dc, the hottest weeks prompted a heat advisory and cities in the northeast opened cooling centers to help residents beat the heat and others hit the beach or pool which became hotspots, rather,
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cool spots, because that is where you cool down. >> the heat and humidity as in washington, dc, my goodness. >> you can see the guys sweating last note working in the home run derby it was muggy there. at home it is muggy. the extra moisture is keeping the temperature warmer in most areas this morning. on the north bay we will head up there and show you we have temperatures mostly in the 50's. as we move throughout temperatures in the 50's, also, but hid to upper 50's like an in san jose and cupertino at 58 and newark at 59 and 58 in lafayette and san ramon and redwood city at 55. next 12 hours it is misty with temperatures in the mid-to-upper 50's and cool elsewhere at lunch from mid to upper 50's away from the coast and in the upper 50's at the coast for the afternoon
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and hit the upper 60's to 70's at the bay and inland. that is not normal and well below average. as far as the three day trust we are warming two to eight degrees tomorrow and warmer-than-average for thursday and friday. now leyla gulen has an update on the commute. >> good morning, look at this slowing building if you are traveling along westbound 580 if tracy and into dublin it is jam packed over the altamont pass. we have green in this area an indication that moisture or drizzle is affecting your drive. that could cause from slowing in the area. if you are traveling eastbound direction drainage work where construction crews are working physical 9:00 a.m. today and westbound into dublin/pleasanton we have this project going on which will be picked up as we speak the now, to the sig-alert, are we have brentwood boulevard it will be shut down between
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sunset and havenwood avenue. and into san francisco you have clear conditions and 21 minutes. >> a free download could land samsung in hot water. we will explain in the bloomberg business report business. >> while you were sleeping a long-standing landmark was leveled. >> parents, do as i say not as i do, right in the single biggest influence on your child's tv viewing habits. now the tech bytes. >> the most popular webs for checking out movies has made it easier to watch the movies, with a new mobile app upgrade enables you to purchase movie tickets and ticks. >> movie trailer for the steve jobs film started ashton kutcher
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>> covering walnut creek, burlingame and all bay area,
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this is abc7 news. >> one by one, the smokestacks slowly came crash down. there was a demolition of a power plant in fort lauderdale, florida, after 90 closely spaced blasts took less than a minute. florida power and light ordered the raising to make way for a new plant that produces less pollution and generate electricity more cheaply. a big win in bay you have after dozens gathered to celebrate a guarantee from the city for an ridge natural to hire construction workers to work on the hunters point shipyard development and the neighborhood will take decades to build and provide work for a thousand people. job seekers, get out your resumes, 450 positions are up for grabs tomorrow in emeryville
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samsung tells "los angeles times" it is basely complaint. what is the best full-sized pickup? the ram 1500 is number one on the best pickup with the ride and touch screen entertainment pushed it to the shop. the "wall street journal" says this is a big win for chrysler truck brand. >> if you think your children don't pay attention, listen to this. they are doing their best to emulate your tv viewing habits. the more parents watch the more the children watch regardless of rues limiting tv time and whether they have tv's in their room or the family watches tv together. >> your favorite abc7 news shows can be seen no matter where you are with a live stream of your local news and favorite abc tv
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shows and you can watch abc7 news along with you wherever you want to be. it is a special new benefit brought to you by abc, comcast and at&t u verse at no additional cost. you can enter your tv provider account information to log in and get the life stream or search watch it to download the app. the ipad is a great way to watch that. >> indeed. right now you can see the weather. >> drizzle around sfo. >> mist as i was crossing the area behind me. you can see live doppler 7 hd needs the rain but we will not have it with only isolated areas of mist and drizzle.
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at half moon bay the visibility is five miles and santa rosa is eight miles. we have low clouds more than fog this morning. we will keep an eye on this with flight arrival delays. you can see bear lit top of the bay area on the southeast from front and delay he streets and cooler-than-average and a lot like yesterday. it will be cloudy and moist tonight but that will change tomorrow when the warming trend begins. as far as today, we will see what the temperatures will do compared to average from five degrees cooler-than-average at oakland at 57 to nine degrees cooler with a high of 74. 77 in san jose. seven degrees cooler than you should be. around 80 in los gatos and gilroy and down to 74 in milpitas and 74 in menlo park and palo alto down to 68 in
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milbrae and 69 around hillsborough and half moon bay is 60 degrees. 58 in daly city. low-to-mid 60's downtown and south san francisco and sauce let and 69 is the cool spot in petaluma and the coast is upper 50's and berkeley is 66 a last area to see sunshine on the east bay shore and the castro valley at 73 and upper 70's to low 80's in the east bay valley the first police to see sun shine. as far as temperatures, in the low-to-mid 50's with clouds and mist and drizzle. upper-level low, an area of low pressure is off the coast can that is enhancing the sea breeze deepening the marine layer and it is shoved away by this area with the counterclockwise flow is pushing the warm air to us so we are significantly warmer
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inland and friday and saturday and sunday we will hid the mid-90's and low-to-mid 60's at the coast and a premium from time to time at the coast. >> we have construction in san jose that will block off the connection ramp between northbound 880 and northbound 101 until 6:00 am this morning and building southbound along the nimitz and 87 is clear to 101. at woodside the project lasts until 7:00 a.m. between santa clara county line to highway 84, guardrail work will last until 7:00 a.m. this morning. at brentwood the sig-alert is in effect until 8:00 am because of a big-rig fire and present wood boulevard is blocked off between sunset road and haven wood avenue and you will see detours in place. and highway 4 in the westbound direction is very slow from antioch and it picks up the closer you get to pittsburg the
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the top speed is 22 miles per hour and the bay bridge toll plaza is clear but extra cars make their drive this the westbound direction. >> seven things to know use start your die -- day. >> where gold coins were found that you would never specific the. >> a pizza plea from a young cancer patient leading to a change in a hospitalt tiffany's. that's "america's money." i'm diana perez. have a great day, everyone. k9 advantix ii not only kills fleas and ticks,
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>> here are seven things to know today: breaking news in san jose. an early morning house fire is -- has killed 100 cats. the homeowner works for an animal rescue group contracted with stanford university. two, nine people are facing charges and several oakland businesses are damaged following a third night violent protests over the george zimmerman verdict. police say protesters threw rocks at officers, set off fireworks can smashed store ones on lower telegraph avenue. >> the san francisco police chief is offering reassurance after two women were killed at the jewelry mart. the suspect is 23 year old barry white is under arrest. >> look at this surveillance video from kay jewelers in livermore, thieves got away with $100,000 in jewelry.
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>> five, slugger yoenis cespedes is the king of the home run derby at the all-star festivities in new york hitting home runs to take the title. first player not chosen to play in the all-star game to win the home run derby. >> six, we have seen the sunrise from mount tamalpais but the marine layer is thick. i will tell you how much longer it will keep the temperatures below average. >> seven, some of the moisture is making its way down to the ground taking a loot at the golden gate bridge where we are seeing headlights glistening off of the pavement and we are looking at clear conditions on the roadway with the details coming up. >> an amazing couldry off the coast of florida, the owner of a shipwreck salvage company discovered 48 gold coins which could be worth up to $250,000 found 100' from shore at a depth of only 6' and are in such good condition the dates they were
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minted ares to read, between 1697 and 1714. >> children's hospital in los angeles has been flooded with pizza deliveries after a photo of a young cancer patients rooms went viral on the web. send pizza to room 4112 as a joke by the family of 2-year-old hazel who has been undergoing chemotherapy since april. on saturday, someone posted a photo op a website and suddenly, dozens pizzas starting coming in, so many the hospital had to turn them away and ask people to stop sending pizza. the entire near of paints did get to enjoy a big pizza party. >> maybe limit it to two a day. did you see the big smile on hazel's face? >> the abc7 news continues at 5:30 with the top story. >> and a man was hit by a san francisco police van and what happened moments before the
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crash. >> outrage over the george zimmerman verdict is spreading from florida to the bay area and beyond. violence
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>> live from the kgo-tv broadcast center this is abc7 news. >> tuesday morning at 5:29. thank you for waking up and joining us. mike nicco has the forecast. >> live doppler 7 hd shows no need for umbrellas but we do have a little bit of drizzle and mist in the air that could coagulate a few roads. as far as what we are dealing with, you can see the clouds being stubborn around the golden gate bridge and along the coast and temperatures are going to be warmest in the east bay valley where we will first see the sunshine and mid-80's to 9 in
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the north bay and you will be the longest to see sunshine inland and 68 to 75 and getting breezy an the bay and 57 to 62 into san francisco. >> the altamont pass is the busiest areas and solid brake lights from the westbound distribution. it is very slow, indeed, but if you are planning on taking mass transit here you go. caltrain, bart, and muni, running on time at the moment and coming through walnut creek if you are headed along southbound 680 away from highway 4, we have tail lights building as you make the approach to the 24 junction and slow-and-go but we still ten minutes to get between highway 4 and highway 24. >> breaking news we are following in the south bay firefighters are clearing the scene in south san francisco where nearly 100 cats were killed in a house fire this morning. the seen is -- the homeowner
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said her dog woke her up. she called 9-1-1 and was trapped in the home. six cats and the dog survived. the home owner is part of an pal rescue group contracted to spay and neuter the cats on campus. abc7 news reporter will have a report next half hour. >> oakland is cleaning up again after a night of destructive protests against the george zimmerman verdict and 880 freeway traffic was affected. abc7 news reporter amy hollyfield has the latest. amy? >> you can see glass is broken at this restaurant on telegraph but this is a spot of violence with a waiter asking a protester with a mask to not break windows and he was hit in the head with a hammer. the crowd was on the move last night. people were trying to block
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interstate 880. police and the c.h.p. quickly got them off the highway and arrested five people. police say end withs in downtown oakland remain broken and graffiti was spray painted and protesters threw bottles at officers and set small fires. the profit was agod to make a statement against the verdict in the trial of george zimmerman who was found not guilty in the shooting death. the oakland police released a statement saying they support peaceful assembly and free democrat of speech but they are focused on protecting people and property. they arrested nine people last night. police are asking then with any video of crimes committed last night to hand them over to the oakland police department. >> the protester -- the protests
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were violent in los angeles, as well, with 150 people began attacking cars and businesses and swarmed at least one driver smashing a car until the group took off. a local news crew was also attacked. >> george zimmerman's parents tell barbara walters in an interview they fear for their son's hive. the couple are speaking out for the first time since the aquittal in the shooting death of unarmed shooting and he is in hiding. the parents say there have been death threats again the son, and attorneys and the police chief. >> one of the expectations, what are they, about living a normal life? >> only time will tell. >> you think your son has to stay in hiding for a long-term? >> if i was him, i would. >> as parents what would you say to trayvon martin's parents?
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>> we are deeply sorry for this tragedy. deeply sorry. >> they say they have not talked to george zimmerman since the verdict. he does not have a job and is in serious debt over attorney fees. >> more on the george zimmerman verify at 6:00 with the first juror speaking out about decision to acquit. on "good morning america", more of barbara walters' exclusive with george zimmerman's parents. >> pedestrian is being treated at san francisco general hospital after he was hit by a police van in the south of market area before 1 1 last night. the van had the red height and the 60-year-old was drunk when three stepped in traffic. he was conscious when taken to the hospital. livermore police would like you
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to look at surveillance video to catch brazen jewelry store robbers from kay jewelers at premium outlets. thieves matched through the metal doors yesterday morning and severallen a into the store and smashed cases with hammers and filled their bags with ricey -- pricey jewelry. >> they passed up in stands and targeted others so it was a group looking for specific items >> it went down in just four minutes and they got away with $100,000 in jewelry the first major burglar at the outlets since they opened last fall. >> the richmond city council meets to determine how much money last summer's chevron refinery fire cost the city and will vote on a resolution to get expert data used for public discussion before any settlement is worked out with chevron. it is estimated the fire led to
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a drop in property value in the city and school district with projected tax revenue down more than 14 percent or $6 million in lost revenue to the city. the richmond city council will give final approval to a plastic bag ban start january 1, retail can grocery stores can if longer give out plastic bag and they charge five cent for paper bags and increase to ten cents. richmond has a vote tonight and will be the first city in contra costa county to pass the plastic bag ban. >> vallejo mother jailed for abandoning her toddler says it was drugs. in a tearful interview the mother said she is addicted to crystal meth and has little hope of change. surveillance video shows her pushing a stroller in a bathroom in vallejo. she came out alone. police arrested her an hour
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later at home in vallejo. she says she was high on meth and everything was a blur. >> i went there. i forgot him. it is not like i wanted to leave my kid here and someone would pick him up. i was really [blank] upset and i forgot him. >> she faces child engine -- child endanger president charges. >> same-sex marriages will continue after another request on stop them was not taken up. the state supreme court has agreed to consider whether same-sex marriages should be legal state-wide or just in alameda and los angeles counties where the two proposition 8 plaintiffs, the couples, live. >> now a check on the weather forecast. mike?
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>> we will start with the current conditions in the mid-to-upper 50's every where, 54 in los gatos to santa rosa, fremont, oakland, also, toward livermore at 59 degrees. the next 12 hours as we hook from our roof camera at the deep marine layer this morning it is moist in many areas with humidity way up this. even some mist in the area. 52 to 56 degrees. we will be cool through 7:00. by 12:00 we do not see a bump in the temperatures at the coast only to 54 but 72 in the east bay valleys and sunny in the afternoon away from the coast at 356 to 80. toward 7:00 it will be 54 and the summer spread is not very big to 76 and it will be breezy around the bay shore in the afternoon and early evening. the change is on the way starting tomorrow at two to eight degrees warmer than today and thursday and friday temperatures are going to be
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above average with let to mid-80's around the bay and mid-90's inland and free air conditioning at the coast. >> slow across the altamont pass with top speed at 23 from tracy to dublin so you have a 40-minute commute. in brentwood we had a big-rig fire shutting down brentwood boulevard between sunset and havenwood avenue until 8:00 a.m. this morning for crews to clean that up. detours will be in place. as we head over to highway 24 from walnut creek to orinda you are at top speed. it could be misty so watch your speed. the macarthur maze along highway 80 is looking pretty cheer but -- clear but we see a few extra cars. >> battling a major threat, the
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effort underway in the south bay against a pest that could bring big problems across the state. >> to one night he is the strongest man in baseball, yoenis cespedes shows off his
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>> covering cupertino and wine country and all the bay area this is abc7 news. >> while you are getting ready to start your day check out what is happening right now out in space at the international space station. two flight engineers have begun a six-hour spacewalk working to install bypass jumpers providing essential power redundancy to critical components on the international space station for backup power and relocating a wireless television kit and performing biochecks on component door covers. >> critical redundancy, you sound like a nasa astronaut. >> an effort is underway to stop a pest that could devastate the california fruit industry. a fly lays an egg in fruit grown
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on trees and agricultural inspectors say a land is in place to eliminate the fly before it multimiles and does harm. traps are set up along a main-square mile area of east san jose. tomorrow officials will spray something that attracts and kills a male. >> there are many life cycle as year. we do not have a winter that would kill it. that is the problem. >> officials say the fly is native to india and pakistan and possibly brought to the bay area by an unsuspecting traveler. >> san francisco police are investigating an accident involving a cable car. a tour bus sideswiped a cable car at columbus last night and viewer posted a photo to facebook. a cable car passenger who was standing on a running board suffered a minor cut. oakland taxpayers may end up footing pat of the bill not raidersable new stadium at their country home. they want to build 50,000 seat stadium at cost of $800
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million^, the smallest stadium in the nfl. the raiders would pitch in $300 million and the nfl would they in another $200 million. our media partner, the bay area news group, reports that a city council member says he would consider using public money to help cough the remaining $300 million. the raiders' lease expires at the end the associate. >> oakland a's slugger is the king of the home run derby in new york and hit 17 home runs in the first round to cruise into the finals with no problem against nationals' harper hitting a total of 32 for the night and is the first member of the a's to win the during by since mcguire in 1992 who was the first player not chosen for the all-stall game to win the home run derby. >> buster and madison and romo
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are all there, and oakland pitcher was laying for the machine league and the winner gets home field advantage if their league in the world series. >> take that, bryce harper. take that, all star. so happy for yoenis cespedes the. >> very happy for the a's and their fans and yoenis cespedes. >> now, everyone, a grave -- gray start. notice the cloud cover over the bay area on live doppler 7 hd and headed to, just in, one hour and four minute flight arrival delays in san jose and oakland running on time. we will have wetness this afternoon with the area shaded in delta community at 2:00 to 9:00 with winds at 15- to 25-knots and the fattest winds are at hayward and concord and fairfield all mostly pointing to
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the east. downtown san jose shows low sunshine and temperatures are held down behe average again. clouds rollback across our neighborhoods with mist falling from them or hanging out and maybe drizzle will fall along the coast and starting foam, it -- starting tomorrow, it starts to change. we will see a warming trend. today, 77 san jose and cupertino and 74 in milpitas and near 80's in los gatos and partly sunny and only 70 in santa cruz. low-to-mid 70's on the peninsula, and cooler at millbrae at 68 and half moon bay at sick, pacifica at 58 along with daly city and colma and sausalito at 63, with mainly low-to-mid 70's in the north bay and petaluma is the last to see the sunshine is at 69 and napa is at 74 and mid-60's from
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berkeley at 66 and last to see the sunshine on the east bay shore, and upper 70's to low 80's throughout the east bay valley. tonight the temperatures are influenced by the clouds with low-to-mid 60's in most neighborhoods. the area of low pressure moving away tomorrow and high pressure backing in from the four corners region and that will bring us the hot temperatures especially inland with low-to-mid 90's thursday through sunday and low-to-mid 80's around the bay and low-to-mid 60's at coast. >> if you are driving through san rafael and headed out of santa rosa, we are at top speeds as you continue in the southbound direction and northbound not too bad as you make the drive beyond the tunnel into sausalito so we are looking cheer and as we look at the bay president reagan we have construction in the eastbound direction and that will wrap up at 6:00 a.m. this morning taking a look at our drive time traffic 680, southbound, walnut creek to dublin, 13 minutes and 101 from santa rosa to san francisco is
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50 minutes and highway 17 from highway 1 to los gatos is 23 minutes. >> lawyers for imprisoned former governor of illinois flag flag flag -- rod blagojevich have filed an appeal for corruption and trying to appoint someone to president obama's not seat. a judge is claimed to have banned evidence that would help in the defense according to a juror. >> the top leader of mexico's most feared drug cartel is in custody, captures early yesterday near the united states and mexican border and accused of laundering millions of drug proceeds through businesses. the state department offered $5 million reward if him but experts say the arrest is unlikely to diminish violence in
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mexican border states. >> imagine upgrading your smartphone each year rather than every two years. a cell phone giant is making it happen. we tell you about the catch. >> a new attitude at ballpark and the rules announced that will change the way teams deal with discrimination.
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>> this afternoon the east bay regional park district will vote on a master plan to expand the park system. the "contra costa times" reports the district is reporting 16 new park sites for an expansion project including an aggressive land-buying program. voters approve two bond measures to pay for $225 million in 1988 and $500 million in 2008 before but the district can buy or lease any land if a new park it must be listed in the master plan. >> is it a nice day to head to the park? mike? >> during the afternoon, take the sunscreen as the u.v. index is high. 101 in san rafael is quiet this morning and not dealing with the mist and drizzle. temperatures today are the big story from five degrees cooler-than-average in oakland to six in san francisco and seven, eight, nine, for san jose
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live more and redwood city and napa. 19 days in a row we had 100-degree heat in fresno today and only 97. 107 in palm springs and 80 in los angeles and tahoe. 62 in monterey. >> mike, pretty quiet on the roads but for a little bit of mist and drizzle we saw it on the golden gate bridge. if you are headed out of sausalito to san francisco, be careful. we also have this closure, a sig-alert because of a big-rig fire which is shut down and will be shut down until 8:00 a.m. between sunset road and haven woo avenue with detours around this. at highway 580, that is getting slower as we speak coming from tracy to dublin and we have eastbound project between flynn and greenville road lasting until 9:00 a.m. and the traffic around all of our briggs and the richmond and san rafael at 12
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minutes and the dumbarton is ten-minute commute westbound direction. in san jose, this is 101 coming away from 880 and a few more cars are at top speed. your league baseball take as tougher stand against harassment and discrimination based on sexual orientation and will announce zero tolerance for discrimination. it is creating a code conduct for major and minor league players and create one system to report complaints. we talked to an activist who told us it is a big step if baseball and the employees. >> this is an important step in acknowledging there are gay and bisexual bail players. lgbt folks are work in all ball parks and all baseball teams and this is important in looking at creating an environment where the players can be themselves. >> this is similar to the
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national football league which will be part of the all-star game festivities. >> the boy scouts have a new controversy as they gather for the national jamboree with thousands arriving in west virginia for the event. scouts this year have to meet health requirements to take part in the jam before free considered physically demanding. they are saying they have to change the policy. >> and obesity could trigger a weight gain and researchers found people with the gene variation had higher levels of the so-called hunger hormone their blood which makes them programmed to eat more. in addition the brains of people with the gene variation are more sensitive to the chemical. a way to lower the hunger hormone level is to exercise and high protein diet has been shown
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to help. >> like atkins diet or south beach. >> i have to study up on my diets. >> just ask me. next at 6:00, the damage left behind in oak after a third night of protests over the george zimmerman verdict. >> breaking news from san jose with firefighters responding to a home where they made a surprising find involving so many animals.
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>> live from the kgo-tv broadcast center this is abc7 news. firefighters respond to a san jose home overnight and that is where they made a disturbing and very sad discovery. we are on the scene. >> for the third night,
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protesters hit the streets of oakland over the george zimmerman verdict and it take as violent turn. >> the research continues for a missing bay area toddler. police hope a new clue will spur someone to come forward with information on her whereabouts. >> thanks for joining us on this tuesday. >> it is a gray start to this morning. mike? >> good morning, everyone, it is gray out there with mist and drizzle but no organized areas of wet weather, what you would expect this time of the year. live doppler 7 hd showing how dry it is identified of the mist and drizzle which is more prevalent near the coast. around the bay and the higher elevations misty and 57 and closer to the clouds, the clouds will link are like they did yesterday through the golden gate bridge and berkeley and oakland land and 64 at noon. 68 at 4:00 and become to a cool 62 at 7:00, the next 12 hours

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