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we will have a lot of tourists visiting. the tourists can be targets as we saw yesterday. two people robbed a woman at twin peaks yesterday afternoon. they sprayed her with pepper spray. they took her purse. an ugly thing to help at our most beautiful spot. >> i felt safe. until now. and this was a robbery of a tourist? >> criminals know there are tourists up there and they know that it is rich with people with money, women if electronic devices such as cameras and tablets, lab tops. you need to guard your items. >> san francisco police announced they have been respecting for three years for this super bowl and they are ready. they will have metal detectors at entrances of super bowl city, all purse are checked. bomb sniffing dogs are on duty. they have been conducting emergency drills even on the water, on a ferry, to make sure
they are prepared for anything. you are part of all of this, too. it is permit -- important if you see something, say something. >> it will be all hands on deck for many law enforcement agencies in charge of keeping super bowl fans safe. san francisco police are canceling all time off for their officers. the city is activating emergency center on saturday. you will see thing you normally do not see: firefighters walking around the city and teams in golf cart like vehicles safety measures being taken. >> part of the giant sign hanging off a high-rise nest to super bowl city will come down. the city attorney said that the verizon ad at embarcadero center violates city law. they are too big. >> san francisco hosts equivalent of 18 super bowl every year.
if it were in our power to say we will let you break the law this time, we have to do that for everyone. >> part of the sign showing the game he go and lombardi trophy will stay. we questioned the legal at of the signs last week when an architect said they violate a voter-approveed ordinance. >> starting tomorrow forget partnering at the golden gate bridge visitors center, closed to cars between 11:00 and 5:00 p.m. to control the expected crush of tourists. tour buses and taxis and uber and lyft will be the only cars allowed into the parking lot to keep the traffic moving. bicyclists are welcome. the closure is through super bowl sunday. count on abc to keep you in the know on how it back all of us. get prepared now downloading the news app and enable push alerts. >> if you wanted to get affordable tickets to the super bowl, the average fan has no
chance of getting a ticket at face value. that is the result of a three year investigation obtained by abc7. the torn john found less than half of tickets for concerts and other big events are reserved if the ticket and they are snapped up by ticket breakers who are accuse of using illegal software program to grab up hundred of thousands of tickets in a meat of seconds after they go on sale. >> happening today california public utility mission will vote on the future of solar power. advocates will valley outside the meeting in san francisco urging the commissioners not to charge rooftop solar customers extra fees. utilities like pg&e argue that solar power users are not paying their fair share to maintain the electrical grid. >> a big win for berkeley over cell phone dangers now require
retailers to warn customers of possible health risks. how they could be exposed to radiation levels that exceed government standards by carrying phones too close to their body. the ordinance was to take effect last june but a trade group blocked it with a lawsuit citing a disputed warning. the city removed the wanting the judge approved the ordinance. >> incredible video of an open water rescue off the coast of spain. tiffany has the video. the spanish coast guard successfully rescued all 22 sailors on board? >> they did. the crew members were on board this cargo ship from panama "modern express," from africa to france. you can see the hum is out out - the hull is out of the water and the deck turned into a slide heading to the sea. sailors clung to the fences on the deck as they rode out the massive waves and gale force
winds senting out a distress signal and the spanish coast guard helicoptered in and one was rappeling to the deck and hoisted all 22 sailors as the boat was crashing up and down in the waves! obvious relief in the face of the sailors as they made it on to the helicopter and eventually back to land. we want to show you this map, this is the route of the boat, right here, out in the middle of the bay where they were rescued the coast guard said the distance from land made this rescue very difficult. the ship has since drifted interest french waters and a towing vessel is en route to retrieve it. >> incredible video. most of the republican white house hopefuls are meeting for the final debate before the iowa caucus.
frontrunner will not be there donald trump. he is embroiled in a fud with the cable network right now. other candidates will match wits in des moines. donald trump will hold a special event to benefit veteran organizations at drake university. >> we switch over to north bay politics, the sonoma county supervisor will not run for a third term. the santa rosa press democrat reports that he said he wants to spend more time with his family. the 34-year-old was seen as a rising star, but two arrests and accusation of peeping, forced him to resign. >> prison sentences could be shortened for some and change how juveniles are tried. the initiative gives officials and authorities the ability to award credits to inmate whose have gone through rehab programs
it requires the judges to decide if the juveniles should be tried as adults. brown created strict sentencing laws in the 70's and 80s and now said that he regreets that decision. >> happening today, there will be a candlelight vigil to mark the 27th anniversary of a disappearance who was 13 when she disappeared while walking home forness. this is $100,000 reward leading to the arrest for anyone responsible for her diagnosis appearance. it starts at wells middle school and ends at st. raymond's catholic church. >> a security guard is accused of pretending to be a police officer and he is identified at 22-year-old gregory calasopa and said he was a police officer and threatened to handcuff another driver during a road rage insurance accident on tuesday. the driver who had a son in his car became suspicious and took off and called 9-1-1.
the department was arrested a short time later. >> on thursday morning, highway does it look? >> looking quite quiet. good morning, everyone, 50 at sunny side and toward bayview, lake merced is warm at 52 and crissy field is 50. the rest of us are up to nine degree cooler. santa clara is 40. palo alto and american canyon and pleasanton and tracy at 41. walnut creek at 44 and pittsburg at 46, petaluma at 44 and healdsburg, 46. bell monday is 48. financial district is 50. a lack of fog at the golden gate bridge and northeast wind but it is less than yesterday. only about six miles per hour. low-to-mid 60s today with increasing clouds and it will not be so bright as yesterday. here is a look 59 mount tamalpais we have a lot of sunshine early and increasing clouds bring light rain on friday and another chance of rain on sunday. well look at that coming up.
sue? all the san mateo bridge if your travels take you from 880 in hayward side, toward the toll plaza, flat section high-rise over to foster city, a grand total of 15 minutes, so it is looking good. toll plaza at the bay bridge, a few cars pack up at the left hand cash-pay lanes and otherwise no delays into san francisco. folk are traveling nicely. over all, our traffic map is green and that is good. we have no real issues this morning, with road work out there westbound and eastbound 580 between 35th and grand for another 30 minutes or so. we will check back on that. guys? >> how many horses is too many? next, the zoning battle in the east bay pitting neighbor against neighbor. >> only on abc7, a look inside uber headquarters and how they uber headquarters and how they plan to keep you
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confrontation with officers. >> san jose police are asking for your help catching four men who stole thousands of merchandise from a nike store. the surveillance video shows the men strolling into the store on saratoga in south san jose after 7:00 p.m. five days before christmas. they ran out of the shop with as many items as they could carry and witnesses say they got away in a bronze-colored hyundai and face grand theft. >> here is a question in a neighborhood, how many horses is too many? the fight is pitting neighbor against neighbor. officials were not clear on what, exactly, the rules are. our reporter, alan wang, has the store from hard are -- hayward hills. >> horses are welcome but the alameda county ordinance for horse owners has been stretched too far. >> the smell in the summer is terrible, the flies, too many.
all the zoning laws allow two horses an acre but over the years they let some have as man as ten horses prompting complaints of manure run off and illegal horse boarding. >> we moved here we were told we could have the animals and now they say the county made a mistake. >> a special zoning meeting, five residents asked for conditional use permits to have between five and ten horses on the property. all the county has continued to ever vessel our entire community whether we like it or not creating tension between neighbors. >> both sides blame the county for misinforming the horse owners. >> how were they misinformed? >> i don't know. >> we now know what caused a train to derail in martinez toppleed freight cars. investigators plain the derailment on a device that is supposed to stop loose train
cars from rolling. that device failed when it picked up eight of 20 train cars under the bridge on wednesday, the remaining cars starting rolling in the opposite direction and falling on their side. no car, loaded with the acid, leaked. uber is making it easier for super bowl fans to get between san francisco and santa clara expanding the car pool service outside of the city from now until the big game. there will be special drop offs and pickup locations at super bowl city and levi stadium and there is a new partnership with caltrain. >> we will call pool train, you can take uber pool to and from any caltrain station. they could be longer but the fares will be lower. uber is the official transportation network of the super bowl. >> the only game in town. right? right? >> we will not worry about
getting to the game. >> a long hike from the kitchen to the couch. >> that is how i want to watch the game, a bag of cheetos...just like that. >> i like to see what other snacks people bring because you are used to eating what you bring, your wife makes or your significant others. >> now, a little bit of warmth today and then we can taste the rain. and cooler both. you can see live doppler 7 hd is going to look pretty active today but we have an eastern wind that will undercut a lot of this rain is sprinkles at best cross the north bay and the rest of us are seeing increasing clouds and partly cloudy around san jose and 280 at 17 so clouds are increasing and mild highs and rain on friday and sunday and i will throw in a chance of a shower here and there because the jet stream is over the top of us with moisture in the air. it will not be a wash out for sure. saturday is still the best day
for outdoor activity. much cooler this weekend up to ten degrees cooler than today, and our storm impact scale where we give you an idea how strong the storms are and "1" is light to "3" severe, this is light with up to half an inch across the north bay and light wind. at 4:00 this morning not much go on with sprinkles in the north bay this afternoon, and overnight, and friday morning we will have the light-to-moderate rain in the north bay and after the morning dodge mute it slides across the neighborhood and get ready to get wet in the evening. we have rough surf as 4:00 this afternoon through 5:00 tomorrow evening. my seven-day outlook shows the north bay takes bankrupt the first storm and the south bay takes the brunt of the storm on sunday. sue? >> mixing it up. from novato through mill valley and sauce least and to the golden gate bridge you are looking at 25 minutes from highway 37. in fog here. right now. we have three lanes both
directings. it is usually. the zipper truck will make way for another lane southbound and two lanes northbound. walnut creek southbound through north main to the 24 junction is looking good. we have road work. we will look at our traffic map. road work from walnut creek to respond, both directions it should be picked up in the next 15 or 20 minutes. guys? >> toys 'r us is giving an incentive to get dangerous children's products out of your home. >> toys 'r us will accept trade ins unused merchandise and you can get discounts up to 30 percent on a new merchandise. items include recalled cribs, strollers, car seats and play yards. the goal is to reduce the chance someone will re-use or re-sell an unsafe product. >> look at this, those dimples. i want you to see all of this, an adorable seven-month-old is
the new gurber baby of the year, picked from 170,000 entries, and the judgments say it was the cheeky smile and awesome hair that did it. her mom and dad will receive $50,000 in prize money for gerber and they are deciding still whether to make her a baby model going failure. >> she has already decided. it is a "yes." >> berkeley engineers have a new fitness monitor. >> social media star stepping up to make sure that tim stays a san francisco giant. >> amazon is run an ad on super bowl sunday. >> cheerleaders. >> i thought i were the expert of the parties. >> they are planning a super bowl peter with the help of amazon eco, the virtual
assistance. samsung could be ready to launch their own phone upgrade allowing customers to lease devices for a rear and exchange for a newer model. apple has a similar plan. >> facebook's "like," is about to get more emotional. the new reaction feature allows users to go beyond a thumb's up and adding emoji with new symbols angry, sad, wow, ha, and love. love. >> thumb's up
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>> the abc news app open go on your schedule, news that lives where you live. >> provide us with a wealth of information about the body condition and the spectrum of chemicals. >> uc berkeley engineers have created first wearable system that analyzes your sweat instantly and wirelessly with a video with engineers creating the product, that are fitted inside a sweat band measuring sodium potassium, glucose and skin temperature. it can be sinked with your smartphone to monitor health and warn of problems such as dehydration. >> can you wash it? >> as we are closer to super bowl 50, you will hear more jets across the bay area.
at executive airport, they expect to be swamped by planes with the rich and famous but the come woman spoke of keep the noise down. all the f.a.a. is looking at alternative flight paths so the families if -- in the areas are not awakened at 3:00 a.m. all the three major airports folk see a big surge in passengers before and after super bowl 50. >> tim lincecum's days as giants are numbered but one said not so fast. he will be back in the orange and black this spring if the co-funder of myspace has his way. tom anderson has offered to his pay salary to keep him in san francisco. anderson made the offer through a tweet, and the salary last year was $18 million. no word on if he is willing to take anderson up on the deal. >> meteorologist mike nicco, i was looking at the video of the giants playing it gave me spring
fever. yesterday. by today is different. >> not so bright. almost as warm. our activity planner is going good whether you are jogging or sailing or garden, watch out heading into the ocean of the it will be rough. our best chance of rain is probably from mendocino and lake county over to the 50s and 60s in the central valley and mid-to-upper 70s in los angeles and palm springs. yesterday, we showed heavenly from cross the lake and today we will show you north star, and it will look gorgeous, check out the seven-day forecast, a shower is possible today, 8,000 foot snow levels and get ready for the snow. sue? >> we are hearing from bart, they have a major delay on the fremont and hayward line because of equipment problems. we will check back with major delay usually meaning over 30 minutes the we will check. buses and muni around super bowl city they are re-routed so you could fine the delays. caltrain is a great way to come to san francisco.
the golden gate ferry is experiencing pore passengers because of super bowl city and the traffic problems and they screening passengers and amy hollyfield will have the story on that for safety reasons. guys? >> drivers beware you can be pay higher taxes. caltrain is considering what they calling a road charge, a tax based on how many miles you drive. right now drivers pay 3 cents to state a gallon of gasoline but more in california are using fuel efficient cars. >> we know that gas tax which is owe major source of funding for trap is failing to keep pace with the demands and needs we have for taking care of california's transportation system. >> $8 billion is needed to fund the fixing of the california aiming streets and highways. >> a lot of us remember exactly where we were when the "challenger" tragedy happened.
it was 30 years ago today it exploded 73 kd is after take off weapon the basketballer engine failed. so hard to watch that. today they will pay tribute to the seven astronauts killed including the first teacher in space. >> a ohio woman cannot help but laugh when she things of how old she is. >> she is 108. here she is, look at her! she looks good. she is celebrate her birthday with her family in cleveland. she has never had kids but a foster parent for a long-term and she has foster close to 50 children. when you have 50 the numbers get fuzzy. she said it was important to give them a good life and make sure they all had good edges. her advise: love one another and help others. she said longevity runs in the family and her cousin lived to be 114. i have a feeling she will outdo her cousin.
asouth bay murder case take as new turn as a man denies killingly co-worker. all the big test in the work for the north bay's version of bart. >> looking outside right now at the embarcadero camera on the roof, goingous throughout and the traffic is not too bad. the traffic is not too bad. we the traffic is not too bad. we that sound. like nails on a chalkboard. but listen to this: (family talking) that's a different kind of sound. the sound of the weekend. unleash the power of dough. give it a pop. it's always worth remembering... that icing the cinnamon rolls is a privilege not a right.
here in vineland, home of progresso, we figured out how to get rich ingredients like bacon into 22 light soups, so if you want 100 calories or less per serving without giving up rich flavor do what we do...make it progresso. look at this sweet face. so sweet. ok, we're going to need a napkin gooey, flaky, happy. toaster strudel. live from the kgo-tv broadcast center this is abc7 news. it is 5:00 a.m., good morning, thank you for hanging out with us. i am natasha zouves. >> i am reggie aqui. thursday, january 28. we do need to get a quick look at traffic starting with sue hall because this is a major problem on