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>> good morning, everyone, i'm carolyn tyler. thanks for joining us on this sunday, september 6th. let's start with a quick look at the weather with meteorologist frances dinglasan, in for lisa argen. >> hi, carolyn. good morning, everyone. temperatures already climbing into the 60s in many location. san francisco mild at 61. 62 in san jose. beautiful shot of the santa cruz beach here. it is going to be a great day to head to the beach, but keep in mind there is a beach hazard advisory and surf advisory throughout today and tomorrow. with plenty of sunshine, temperatures will warm up another 5 or 10 degrees since yesterday. inland will reach the mid-90s
along the coast, and in san francisco a very warm day, as well, with temperatures in the 70s and look for 80s around the bay. another warmup for labor day, and i have a very hot accuweather forecast come up. >> frances, thank you. we are now entering day two of the bart transbay tube closer and all in all things are going pretty well. this is a look right now of the traffic on the bay bridge toll plaza. cars just sailing right along. saturday's closer caused plenty of backups at the toll plaza and it caused a few sour notes for people going to a big concert at at&t park. melanie woodrow has the story. >> 50,000 billy joel fans had to navigate these conditions prosing the street to at&t park.
making the path a little more manageable, parking control officers like denise. >> because so many in a small amount of time and spacing, it got a little busy. >> also helping flag men with the construction workers install track and making infrastructure upgrades at the 4th and king intersection. many east bay residents had to rethink their saturday commute >> i thought it would be a real nightmare. >> the transbay tube is closed for weekend track repairs. >> i was planning on taking bart, then -- >> we were going to bail because of the traffic thing. >> not only didn't these folks bail, many said traffic was a breeze. >> i got on a bus and it took 20 minutes. >> for some, coming up with just one favorite billy joel song was more difficult than coming into the city. >> oh, oh, wow. what would be my favorite? piano man. >> in san francisco. >> mine is the same, i'm sorry, i love piano man. >> lord husband. >> abc7 news. >> you can download our free abc7 news app to get the latest information on the closer of the transbay tube.
enable the push alerts for an instant update the moment the tube reopens. this week the evening rush hour drive between the north bay and san francisco is going to look a lot different. starting tuesday drivers will see four northbound lanes and two southbound lanes on the golden gate bridge between 4:00 and 6:00 p.m. a zipper truck will adjust the movable barrier to add and subtract the lanes each day. that was one of the goals of the barrier when it was installed back on january. it could change based on accidents and traffic conditions. in developing news, morgan hill police are still on the scene at an apartment complex trying to flush out a robbery suspect. at 7:30 last night officers say a man, believed to be involved in a robbery at a game stop, ran into the complex on barry court. an officer tells abc7 news the suspect is believed to be in one of six apartments. they are all connected. officers are going from
apartment to apartment. it's a time-consuming process. they aren't sure if the suspect is still there. a person was shot multiple times at the rockridge bart station overnight, but is expected to survive. witnesses heard several gunshots around 6:30. officers arrived to find a trail of blood through the parking lot and plenty of cartridges on the ground. police have detained and interviewed at least one suspect. the victim was found inside a car on a nearby street. >> new details this morning about an unsolved murder that happened last month in vallejo. the family of aterio westbrook is taking to social media to find her killer. a website has pictures of the 21-year-old with the words "please help find the coward who killed me." westbrook was shot while driving her car in the early morning
hours of august 3rd. investigators have spent hours searching for witnesses and any useful surveillance video. nine san jose state students who were burned out their home are discovering the kindness are strangers. the community is rallying to help them. abc7 news reporter janet o. has the details. >> with not much more than the clothes on their back, these san jose state students say they still have a lot to be grateful for. >> thank you! >> a postal worker who happened to be covering this route for the first time saw the students in distress and wanted to help. >> i asked them what they needed. >> this neighbor two doors down spent all day on the phone rounding up business toss donate food, mattresses and more. >> they are all struggling students. they need that help. you know, they already have tuition to pay for, and they just lost everything. >> the house is a total loss after two fires erupted in the span of ten hours. the first fire scorched the
second-floor unit of this duplex. a second fire at 3:00 a.m. tore through the attic. all nine students weren't home at the time. >> we started getting text messages and pictures and our house starting to burn. >> it's really stressful, but we are trying to keep it together. >> some question if fire crews did all they could that knocked down the first fire that may have led to the second blaze. >> we used our thermal cameras to check for hotspots. none were found. the fire department stayed for several hours. >> they are calling it two separate incidents until investigators figure out what happened. meanwhile a gofundme site has been set up for the students as they figure out their next steps. in san jose, abc7 news. the largest wildfire burning in california is still growing. the rupp fire east of fresno has burned nearly 86,000 acres.
a lightning strike july 31st set is off. low humidity and hot fire has -- or hot weather has made the fire hard to control. it's just 25% contained. a big grass fire in sunnyvale is now out. about 10 acres burned in valen's park yesterday just after 11:00 in the morning. abc7 news viewer curtis light shot this video showing huge plumes of smoke. it took crews about an hour to get the fire under control. in the north bay two napa county firefighters are recovering after their fire truck flipped and rolled into a creek. this happened yesterday morning on wooden valley road northeast of napa. the firefighters were on their way to a call but dispatchers cancelled it just before the crash. they suffered only minor injuries. a utility crew had to be extra careful repairing a waterline that broke in san francisco's crocker amazon neighborhood. viewers sent us videos of the water pouring into the street at brunswick and pope around noon yesterday. at least one basement and garage
reportedly had damage. you see it there. a repair crew worked all day to fix the leak. they say they took their time because of an adjacent gas line. more complicated because of the gas line and larger pieces of concrete are coming out. we would normally break them up more. we didn't want to break them up more and drop it on the gas line. >> water service was not affected because it's a distribution line. that's good because today you certainly need to be hydrated. >> yeah, it's a a one. here's a live view out toward the glassy bay. not much of a sea breeze, and that's why temperatures are climbing up. i'll have your neighborhood forecast very shortly. >> thank you, frances. also ahead, the 49ers whattic a decision on the playing status of linebacker ahmad brooks, nearly two weeks after he was excused from the team after sexual battery charges were filed against him. and a frightening day on the
ocean for a kayaker in southern california. a very close encounter with a shark. >> i'm traffic reporter leyla with your labor day bart closer update. there are no trains running through the transbay tubes while crews repair tracks this weekend. a bus brim and extra ferries are available to shuttle commuters between the east bay and san francisco. get the latest traffic updates right here on abc7 and on abc7news.com.
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>> this is a live look from our emeryville camera on the first sunday of the month. it will be a hot one. temperatures everywhere, all week long, well above normal. frances dinglasan is along shortly with the full accuweather forecast. the 49ers have quietly announced outside linebacker ahmad brooks was cleared to rejoin the team. last month brooks was charged with misdemeanor sexual battery. the charge came from charges out of the home of former player ron mcdonald. a woman who was drunk accused him of groping her while she was unconscious. league investigators said it was not warrant today place brooks on paid leave. he is expected to return to the team tomorrow and play in next week's opener at levi's stadium.
a student in kentucky is being questioned in connection with a drone incident that delayed the start of a college game. the kentucky took on louisiana-lafayette. as sky divers parachuted on to the field before kickoff, the drone was hovering behind an end board scoreboard. kentucky news has identified the suspect as a student. no one was injured in the incident. >> thousands of refugees being trapped in germany. we have the latest. >> this morning refugees pouring into the austrian capital. they offered off the border of the train with hungary.
you can see them here. there are teams of volunteers with cups of warm tea and rounds of applause from the as you >> it's finished. >> the 17-year-old already on the train to germany, left syria tuesday years ago, saying he wants to finish his studies and his nine-year-old cousin needs medical treatment. those who already made it to germany, welcomed in cheers and signs. reception centers in munich where aid workers offered them food and fresh clothing. >> it's free, free. now we are free. >> abc news. >> a hammerhead shark chomped down on a kayaker in florida but
did not take a full bite. the man was fishing off his kayak near malibu yesterday afternoon when he dangled his foot in the water. a ten foot shark swam up and sank his teeth into his foot before swimming away. witnesses helped the kayaker get back to shore. he was airlifted to the hospital. he wasn't seriously injured. the beach remains open. rescuers have been unable to find a blue whale that became entangled in a fishing net. the 75-foot whale was spotted friday off the coast of southern los angeles county. the netting is wrapped around a flipper and attached to what is believed to be a crab track. -- a crab trap. rescuers did attach a red buoy to the line friday to help keep track of the whale but they have not been able to locate it. >> marin county is trying to help residents visualize the effects of climate change. yesterday workers placed signs at stinson beach showing how much sea levels will rise by the end of the century.
the data comes from a report by marin's engineering consultants. they say the beach will almost disappear and they hope the public will get more involved in planning for it. >> the next time you walk through a south bay park, you might just hear this. ♪ >> beautiful there abc news was at the park yesterday as county workers placed a baby grand in the middle of nature. anyone who feels like tickling the ivories can stop and play their favorite tunes. pianos in the park is an annual event in five santa clara county parks. >> we want to show people that parks aren't just for running or picnicing, it really is a combination of art and life that makes us better people. >> the instruments will be in the parks through october 5th. >> we love that idea, don't we? >> i do.
i'm sure you will hear the chopsticks. that's always popular. it will be a great day to head around the bay area but watch out, temperatures are coming up. here's a look at live doppler 7hd showing us fair skies over most the bay area a beautiful live shot from the exploratorium. you notice how light the wind is on the bay right now. so abundant sunshine for our forecast. that's going to allow things to come up, as well. san francisco is currently 64 degrees. oakland 65. mountain view 63. san jose 62. and morgan hill at 61. half moon bay also warming up now to degrees. from the east bay, we are looking out west toward the bay bridge, san francisco, sutro there in the background. and you can find more 60s all around the bay area, from napa at 60 degrees to fairfield a little bit warmer at 69. a beautiful shot, as well. santa cruz cameras. a lot of folks already out in shorts there and that's the idea for today. it's going to be warmer and
sunny. now, it is fog-free at the beaches, but look out for dangerous surf conditions. another warmup for labor day. in fact, getting hot, and trend continues through the week. so if you are headed to the coast, until tomorrow evening there's a beach hazard statement in effect, especially for south, south-west-facing beaches. it means we can see large rip current and large shore shore and look out for sneaker waves. >> here's the high pressure. as it builds we start to see a slight offshore flow, and summer warmth numbers climbing into the triple dunk midweek for land areas. highs today will the in the mid-90s for some of the warmest spots like fairfield, antioch and livermore. look for 83 oakland. san francisco well above arrange, as well, a the 79. and san jose at 87. mild at the coast, 71 in half moon bay. now, if you are headed to the o
dotco coliseum, have a sunscreen ready. it's going to be warm at 82 degrees. when the game starts 78 and even when it ends. here's a look also at the milbrae temperatures throughout the day for the art and wine festival. so already warming up to the mid-60s by late this morning and lots of 70s, even near 80 degrees by 2:00 this afternoon. it's going to be a very pleasant evening. so if it is too hot for you, it will start to cool down down on tonight. overnight lows will mainly be in the 50s with mostly clear skies. here's a look at the week ahead in livermore. just to prepare you for this heat wave, we are typically at 86 trees in livermore for this time of year, which is actualry very pleasant and mild. but we will be at 95 today and them 103 on wednesday. still well above average into next weekend. so you will find that pattern with the accuweather seven-day
forecast hot inland, triple digit heat midweek, even around the bay 90s, and upper 70s at the coast. a great time to head to the beach and enjoy all the abundant warmth, but definitely you get some relief because there's not going to be much fog in sight, at least this week. >> this is our hot time of the year, but this is a little bit off the charts. exactly. it is warm and now it will be warmer than what we normally expect. >> thank you, frances. up next, steph curry making a splash in manila as his five-day tour of asia rolls on. what he is promising warrior fans
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>> stubhub is a used ticket hub for tickets of all kinds. a couple years back they launched all-in prices say no surprise add-on fee and the price at check out you see is the price you pay. now that policy has been scrapped. >> what you advertise is what i should pay. you shouldn't sneak something in at the last minute. >> linney was surprised by the new add-on fees when she was part of stubhub's a-b testing. >> seriously? you are better than this, guys. i thought you were better than this. you need to be honest with your customers. tell us up front what we are paying. don't sneak something in at the last minute. >> here is what she's talking about. you find a $2500 ticket to the 49ers-green bay packers game, but before you pay, the price jumps to $2,927.25. that's how most of the competitors have been doing it all along. like most online retailers adding shipping, tax and fees toward the end of the purchase process. stubhub says it still has a way for buyers to avoid a surprise. a new box that allows you to see the total price before clicking on the buy button. in a statement, stubhub told me, "we are constantly looking for ways to offer a more personalized experience and greater choice to customers and upgrading our display options is
a part of that effort." >> public report said stubhub was losing out on sales because they were so transparent in the cost and consumers actually liked seeing the lower prices first. stubhub says they like to comparison shop the initial ticket price. i'm michael finney, "7 on your side." disney expects to sell $1 billion of star wars toys this year. friday fans got their hands on all new toys from "the force awakens" and the new movie will be released in september. -- or in december. it's not just toys "star wars" fans want. they expect disney to sell $2 billion to $4 billion worth of other merchandise. disney is the parent company of of abc news.
>> the raping mvp took young players through drills at a fan event before showing off his stuff. he promised the nation of manila another championship. he's now in china to visit three cities, promoting his new under armour shoes, the jury he 2. much more ahead on the abc7 sunday morning news. hillary clinton going after her republican rivals. how she's trying to refocus her campaign with the growing controversy over her use of personal e-mails. also, these are not bracelets or bicycle chains. the latest advance in fixing broken ribs. find out how they work without all
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with a look at our weather with frances dinglasan, in for lisa argen. >> hi care lip, good morning, everyone. showinga live shot of the golden gate bridge. you will notice there's though fog many also, just earlier off to the side of the camera shot, you will notice that the flags were blowing in an offshore direction. that will give you a big hundred the warmup to come. st. francis 64 degrees, mountain view 63. a lot of 60s around the bay area. and get ready for the heat wave. temperatures coming up today by about five degrees. we will see mid-90s inland and a lot of 80s around the bay. 90 in napa. tomorrow even warmer. we are coming up a few more degrees, as well. possibly hitting even 100. in antioch. and oakland gets hotter. i'll let you know what to expect with the accuweather seven-day forecast. carolyn. >> thank you, now to politics.
now to the race for president. hillary clinton is sharpening her attacks on the gop, as questionsling better her e-mails. meanwhile donald trump blasts a formerly friendly face. abc news reporter devin dwyer has the latest from the campaign trail. ♪ >> a slumping in the poll, hillary clinton is taking selfies and signing autographs. >> the frontrunner has grabbed a lot of attention lately, but if you look at other policy they pretty much the same. they are trump without the pizzaz or the hair. she's getting more aggressive, challenging donald trump on the treatment of women. >> he says he loves treatment. if it's all the same to you, mr. trump, i would rather you stop cherishes women and start respecting women. >> a rally cry for hillary. she tries to reboot her campaign. >> republicans actually say i'm playing the gender card. well, if call for equal pay and
paid leave and women's health and playing the gender card, deal me in. [applause] >> trump wasted no time to swing back at hillary on twitter saying hillary said such nasty things about me off the teleprompter but there was no truth. just can't read speeches. >> the feud between them thousand more personal than ever. both look to energize their supporters and looking for the lead as they head into the fall. abc news, the white house. >> republican presidential candidate mike huckabee said what happened in kentucky demonstrates the hypocrisy of democrats. kim davis is in jail because she disobeyed the law allowing same-sex marriage. he said democrats don't suffer when they engage in the same behavior. >> the rule class has thumbed their nose at the very
constitution. you have democrats who ignored the law when it was the law to have traditional marriage. gavin newsome in san francisco as mayor performed same sex weddings, even though it was illegal. did he ever get put in jail in he most personal did not. >> huckabee does not believe the supreme court ruling is the law of the land. he said laws are made through congress, as stated in the constitution. later this week, huckabee is scheduled to visit kim davis and then hold a rally in her honor. >> thank you, kim. thank you, kim. >> yesterday hundreds of people gathered outside the kentucky jail to support davis. christian leaders spoke to the crowd, calling her a hero. last week she told a judge she would rather stay in jalen definitely instead of issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples. a local lawmaker said there are a lot of christians who do follow the law, even if they don't agree with it. and yesterday's rally, he says, was an effort to help change the
law. this is how our government operates. this is how our government works. when people have dissenting opinions, they meet, they demonstrate, and they try to get laws changed. >> the aclu actually wanted davis fined instead of being in jail, saying she can now paint herself as a martyr in a perceived war on christianity. in oregon a circuit judge is the focus of an ethics investigation in connection with his refusal to perform same sex marriages. judge vance day said he's never performed such a ceremony in his three years on the bench because of his deeply-held religious beliefs. this spring day decided not to perform weddings of any kind before the u.s. supreme court ruled on same-sex marriage in june. day says any conflict between first amendment rights and other rights can be worked out. >> this is a usually a harmless
event at the west point, but now it's under investigation. 30 cadets are recovering from broken bones, dislocated shoulders and concussions suffered in the annual pillow fight. it's been going on for more than a century. it's supposed to build class spirit among first year students. some cadets put helmets in the pillowcases that they used in the fight. have you ever suffered a cracked rib? it's a common injury and it's incredibly painful. theres a new treatment procedure and as abc7 news anchor eric thomas reports, it can result in faster healing, as well. >> after gliding 30 miles on his bike, dave's ride came to an abrupt and painful end a block from his home. >> i hit a curb and went over, and it didn't feel too good. >> let's take a look at your incision and see how it's healing. >> dave was rushed to regional medical center in san jose with injuries that included multiple
broken ribs. that's when the doctor suggest a new treatment approach, known as rib plating. >> they go on the outside of the rib. you make an incision and expose the rib fracture. the doctor said standard procedure in the past has been to let the ribs heel by themselves, but the breaks can cause excruciating pain, requiring painkillers so powerful, they often interrupt a patient's ability to breathe normally, putting them at risk for pneumonia. >> being so sedated that you don't breathe well at all >> the narrow plates are sized to individual ribs and attached with screws during surgery, as seen in this animation provided by the manufacturer. the doctor said once the ribs are placed into place, the level of discomfort drops dramatically. >> basically, if you can immobilize the rib with the plate, the pain goes away. >> since the procedure is relatively new, insurance coverage can can a case-by-case basis. but any cost is offset by faster recovery times.
>> people are generally out of the hospital in two or three days. >> dave said his ribs have recovered to the point he's ready to hit the road again. >> i joke with my wife, i would like to ride across the u.s. sometime. >> eric thomas, abc7 news. >> still ahead, bailing you out of trouble on the road. a popular automaker's new plan to have a robot prevent driving mistakes before you ever make them. and here's a live look from our sutro tower cam. mo fog, not much of a breeze, and plenty of heat. way above normal temperatures. frances dinglasan is along shortly with a full accuweather forecast.
>> cheers. >> right back a the you. the milbrae annual art and wipe festival. there's lots of wine to drink, food to eat, and plenty of artwork. this is the 45th year for the event. the festival continues today from 10:00 until 5:00 on broadway. >> the 45th annual belmont greek festival also continues today and tomorrow at holy cross greek orthodox church in belmont. organizers say they expect 20,000 visitors to attend the labor day weekend event. it features greek cuisine, folk music and dancing and a children's fun zone. it starts at noon today and tomorrow.
>> i was wondering about the temperatures there on the peninsula. >> yeah. they are going to see low to mid-80s in belmont. definitely t-shirts and tank tops during the day. don't need the sweater. clear skies out there. look how calm it is on the water. and i'll let you know how warm it's going to get and when we can get some relief from the heat. >> thank you, frances. also ahead, cal quarterback jared goff shows why are many calling him a linesman candidate. and he only played the first half against gambling state. mike shumann has the highlights of the bears blowout win coming up in
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learn more at first5california.com/parents >> this is a live look from our camera. thanks for joining us on this sunday morning. you see no traffic issues, no weather issues either unless you, like me, do not like the heat. is frances dinglason will be along to talk about our heat wave in just a few minutes. let's check out sports. this weekend college football is taking center stage with the nfl season beginning later this week. yesterday the cal bears played their season opener at memorial stadium, cruising to an easy victory against grambling state. here's shu with the highlights in this morning's sports. >> good morning. well, the cal bears with high expectations in their third year under head coach sonny dykes. offense has never been a problem. the bears' defense is ready to man up.
gambling state at memorial stadium, and this is a blowout. first quarter johnathan williams hits the receiver back. the ball deflects. and 14 yards the other way for the pick 6. 14-0, bears. this is jared goff's first -- or third season. first td pass of the game. three yards to kenny lawler, ties pat barnes with the second most td passes in school history with 54. he passes barnes. two minutes later to lawler. 28-0 and they are still in the first quarter. how about some defense? williams under pressure. throws it away to avoid the safety. right into the arms of devonte downs. the second pick six of the quarter. cal led 35-0 after one. and they will go on to a 73-14 victory. the stanford fifth year senior kevin hogan taking on freshman quarterback clayton thorson of northwestern. but it was the freshman who ruled the campus today. third and 7, he keeps the ball. 32 yards to the house. wildcats up 10-3 at the half.
meanwhile hogan, 20 of 35. wide-open man. early fourth quarter a wide-open man. he has to make the catch. stanford ends up up punting. 1:05 left in the game. they need a touchdown and onside kick, but hogan picked up by cal. he could have gone all the way but he kneels down. northwest with the upset. 126-6, that final. looks like the giants championship dreams will die with a rash of injuries. giants trying to snap a seven-game losing streak yesterday in colorado. nick nunan called up, making his first major league start at first base and he immediately contributes. top of the second. a double to right. victor sanchez is going to score. 1-0 giants. then in the third, angel pegan connects. his first home run of the season. first one since may of 2014. barely stayed fair. giants up 2-0. bottom of the third, jake peavy gives up a triple to jose reyes. just off the fingertips of blanco. chad scores. it's 2-1. in the sixth jake peavy gets his
second double of the night. a career first. nick nunan scores from first. 5-1 giants. but a sight that's all too common for giants fans, bottom of six, the two-run bomb to left. he homered six straight games. giants end their 7-game losing streak winning 7-3. santa clause enjoying a summer break at o.co with a's and mariners. y screescy chavez wishes he got a better gift for christmas. top of the first. robinson cano goes deep. off the wall for a double. marte scores. mariners up 1-0. still in the first. brad miller bounces one over the head of a leaping danny valencia. it's 3-0. then in the third logan morrison takes a hack and puts it in the right field seats. his third career home run against chavez. makes it 5-0, mariners. and a's lose 8-3. that's the the ball bounces. i'm mike shumann, see you again at 5:00. have a great day.
>> grambling may have lost to cal, but their band that performed during halftime is certainly a winner. i'm glad they aren't doing anything today inside those uniforms. too hot. >> definitely hot today and it's only going to get hotter. live doppler showing us a clear start all around the bay area. winds of calm and that will contribute to the warmer weather. i want to show you a live shot. you see the flags blowing? normally we see a sea breeze but instead it's a slightly offshore flow and that allows the temperatures to come up, as well. winds will be pretty light, even this afternoon. in san francisco currently 64 degrees. oakland 65. mountain view checking in at 63. san jose currently 62 and we are also of 6 degrees in morgan hill and half moon bay at 64. from the east bay hills we are looking west. you see clear across the bay, which looks like glass right now. and across through
san francisco, no fog in sight. not even earlier this morning. santa rosa 63. napa 60. with he are seeing upper 60s, as well, through fairfield and mid-60s already in cop cord and in livermore. a gorgeous beach day in santa cruz. it's going to be perfect out there, except for the dangerous surf conditions. basically here's what you need to know. we have sunny and warmer weather. even warmer that yesterday and the warming trend will continue. warm to hot temperatures for labor day. a great day for doing a barbecue or anything outdoors, but be prepared for the heat. the forecast model shows high pressure. with high pressure building, it will create this dome that will allow temperatures to come up into the triple digits midweek. this is the main star of our accuweather seven-day forecast. it will stick around. look for 90 in morgan hill today. san jose warm at 87. and even in half moon bay, 71 for you this afternoon. 80 in milbrae. 86 in palo alto.
san francisco downtown, 79 degrees. look for upper 80s to near 90 in calistoga, sonoma and napa and 8 in novato. -- 88. perfect in berkeley. 99 degrees for the brazilian festival this afternoon. lots of bright bright sun through union city and fremont w he will see the mid-90s. the warmest temperatures in antioch and fairfield at 94 degrees today. if you can head close to the water, you might get a little more relief from the heat. at 11:00 this morning it will already be nice and warm, 73 degrees in sausalito, hitting about 79. the warmest time will be about 3:00 in the afternoon. but still pleasant even by early evening. highs today around the state will be in the low 90s through the central part of the state. 102 in palm springs. here's a look at the week ahead. in san jose the average high is 83. we of above that already today
and we will be climbing up through the week, maybe 10 degrees above average by wednesday. we aren't going to break any records. dy check for you, carolyn. it's 106 on wednesday, that record was set in 1944. we will get close to that, but we will be well above average inland. around the bay in the 90s and even along the coast upper 70s. so no relief from the heat in sight. if you want to exercise, i recommend trying to do it northwesterly the morning or later on in the evening when it's a little more comfortable. >> and one 102 is close enough r 106 for me. thanks, frances. >> toyota is jumping in with the race for economy cars, and it's not with a tech company. johnathan bloom explains why toyota is spending millions at stanford. >> a million people die every year in car accidents.
one for every year since the invention of stone tools. that's unacceptable. >> the man speaking is bill pratt. he works for toyota, but he used to run this. >> you can see one there now. >> the robotic challenge, making fierce military robots that do complex tasks with a simple instruction from the operator. >> the situation at toyota is similar. we have a driver, a car, the machine and a person. >> now they have some of the world's best researchers on artificial intelligence. >> what if cars could become trusted partners? partners that would help us navigate a particularly treacherous part of the highway, watch our backs when we are tired. >> throwing their hat in the ring with google and other automakers, toyota is giving $50 million to stanford and m.i.t., creating a center to study the problems of sharing a car with humans. >> working with humans in that environment is one of the most challenging questions.
>> the university will be working with a somewhat different vision than what google talks about. rather than a car without steering wheels, humans will remain at the controls >> i don't think the people want to completely give up the joy of deciding for themselves exactly how they control the car and drive to where they want to go. >> but that's also a tougher challenge for researchers. not just watching the road, but watching the driver to know when the car should take over to prevent an accident. >> trying to integrate the complex data and learn to predict the patterns and predict the behaviors. >> there are lots of questions. >> how long do you think it will take? >> i don't think you will find a person on earth who has a legitimate prediction for when we will be done. >> in east palo alto, johnathan bloom, abc news. >> up next, an unofficial holiday. why today is an especially good day for parents to read to their kids.
>> happening today, it's time to turn off the tv and video games and time to have some fun. it's national read a book day. the unofficial holiday is certainly something that parents can get behind. the president and first lady believe strongly in the power of words and have spent time read to children. educators want parents to urge their kids to crack open a book, any book, maybe "harry potter," "divergent" and "to kill a mockingbird." just tell them they won't be sorry. today, frances, i think today is
a good day to read a book at the beach. >> at the beach it will be a little cooler but still warm and mild. temperatures right now in the 60s. in half moon bay today it's going to hit 71. san francisco 79. oakland 83. san jose 87. mid-90s in our warmest inland areas. the warming trend continues today and even into tomorrow. even hotter tuesday and wednesday. triple digit numbers. the summer sizzle is open. we will be missing that fog by thursday. >> oh, yes, definitely. that is going to do it for us. thank you for joining us on the abc7 sunday morning news. i'm carolyn tyler, ai think although with frances dinglason, who is in this morning tore lisa argen. our news continues now online, on twitter, facebook and on all your mobile devices with our abc7 news app. abc7 news continues at 5:00 p.m. have a great sunday, a great week ahead, and a wonderful labor day!
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