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firefighters did an extensive search of the area think the driver was thrown from the vehicle but they have not located the man. he may have fled. the collision happened at 1:15. highway nine is a mile north of redwood gulch. the road is closed in both directions. it is not clear when the roadway will on. they are in the process of backing up the tow truck so they will be getting that cleared. the coroner is on scene. they have removed the body from the vehicle so these are all steps to take before the roadway can reopen. we will touch base with c.h.p. investigators and get you a better estimate on what time the road will reopen. >> breaking news a plane with 300 people on board make as crash landing at dubai's
international airport. jessica is tracking the story. jessica? >> the must important thing is everyone is okay, which is hard to believe when you see some of the first images of the aircraft. it look like the jetliner is on its belly on the runway with a huge plumb of smoke coming from the united emirates flight. there were 282 passengers on board and 18 crew members, and according to the dubai government there were no injuries when the 777 aircraft landed. it was traveling from southern india to dubai. in the newsroom we expect to get more information on the cause some time this morning. the dubai airport is shut down right now and all flights to dubai are diverted to the united arab emirates. it look so bad it is amazing they are okay. this morning, firefighters are battling a fast growing wildfire in yolo county, which broke out
along highway 128 near the southern end of lake berryessa 4:30 yesterday afternoon burning near the yolo and napa county line. mandatory evacuations are underway for canyon creek resort camp site and golden bear estates and now has burned 1,700 acres along highway 128. there are 500 firefighters from around the area trying to get this contained. campers are leashing and cutting their vacation short. >> i am not happy. i'm mad. i want to stay here. i don't want to leave. >> crews have zero containment of the fire and the area is no stranger to wildfire. many are still recovering from the wragg fire that charred thousands of acres in the same area a year ago. authorities are searching for person would start the illegal unattended campfire that spark
44,000 acre fire near big sur off the main trail of the state park. the d.a. said the person responsible will face severe consequences. an operator died fighting the flames. 57 homes have been destroyed and the fire is 25% contained. can you stay on the california wildfires with the news app by downloading it for free by enable the push alerts. >> this time, federal investigators in merced county tackling the grim task of finding out why a bus crashed killing five people. the bus hit a sign pole on northbound highway 99 in livingston at 3:30 a.m. the pole nearly split the bus in half. 18 of the 30 people on board suffered injuries. >> lower extremities from amputation to severe fractures.
>> the bus was split open and that is now i got out. my arm was scratched. it hurt a lot. >> we looked into the bus driver, mario vazquez' record and found in february of 2015 he was convict of operating a vehicle on a suspended license. the license has been re-instated. >> a one-day strike could make it impossible for business to go on as usual inside courtrooms in santa clara county. 400 court employees will walk picket lines. they want a new two year contract. the court is rejecting the rays that be workers want. they claim they have gone eight years without a raise and the union represents clerks who process paperwork and mediators and janitors. >> a man is in jail without bail charged in the attempted murder of a police officer. he is accused of shooting an oakland police sergeant nadia clerk and could have been inspired by antipolice
sentiment. clark was trapped in her patrol s.u.v. following an unrelated crash when shots were fired at her, a week and a half ago. moss' firearm malfunctioned which may have save the officer's life. she was not hurt. >> san francisco quadruple murder suspect is scheduled to return to court. on monday the public defend are assigned to 27-year-old lee farly declined to represent him cite a conflict of interest. a judge instructed abc7 not to show his face accused of killing four men who were double parked in a stolen car in hayes valley on january 9 last year. the bail is set at $20 million. >> concord police hope the surveillance video will lead them to the man who sexually assaulted a teen at a community pool. police say a man touched a 17-year-old lifeguard on the thigh and tried to remove her shorts on sunday. the teen resisted and walked away. the man was gone by the time the
officers got there. mess do not believe he is from the neighborhood. >> he got in as folks were leaching and came to the gate because the gate is locked with a key. you have to have identification to get in to the area. >> homeowners association said that they have alerted everyone in the community by mail. >> many people are saying the g.o.p. is in total disarray. one of the critics is h.p. c.e.o. saying she is voting, now, for hillary clinton. we learn that is just the going of trump's tough week. >> donald trump battling with pens of his own party this morning for refusing tone force speaker paul ryan and long time senator john mccain in the primary although they both support him telling fox news -- >> i have never been a big fan of john mccain. >> he criticized november november's capture in vietnam and this latest is when the
relationship with military families is already on the rocks. after his public battle with the family of a muslim american soldier who died fighting in iraq, and the "new york times" report revealing his five military deferments and then, this happened. >> a man came up to me and he handed me his purple heart. >> giving donald trump the purple heart as a show of support. >> i said that is big stuff. and i always wanted to get the purple heart. this was much easier. >> many top republicans continue to disthemselves from the nominee, and now, former silicon valley executive and major going fundraiser, meg whitman is taking her anti-trump stance further saying she has decided to support hillary clinton and going on to urge all republicans to reject donald trump in november. all the first republican in congress, retiring congressman from new york, has said he will vote for hillary clinton over donald trump in november.
>> we will talk about the good news for the south by, yesterday we talk about a wind shift in the afternoon and the winds would come from the west and that would cheap the air. can you see the smoke from the soberanes fire moving more to the east than to the northeast over the south bay and there is good air that will continue today. here are the latest conditions, 64 degrees, humidity is 24%, light wind from the north at 2-6 miles per hour in the mountains and light from the southwest. when the winds kick up they will blow east again. we will talk temperatures, today a lot like yesterday, aspired from 60s along the cost and san francisco and 90s inland east bay neighbor and 80s in the north bay and south bay. look at this distinct drop tomorrow, 50s, 60s, 70s, and barely 88 and below average on friday. i will let you know next. >> the drive from the industrial rally is already ramping up this morning and i can show you this
on the traffic camera when 580 to the altamont pass we are in the red and using the speed indication tool at 30 miles per hour. no blocking incidents reported in the area just the volumes picking up. we are looking okay on the golden gate bridge without 101, wide on and, obviousliens visibility is not an issue. we are looking good for driving conditions. we have a sig-alert in the south bay and we hook at that in a few. >> bridge a growing gap between police and neighbors, through food and fun, next a special significance that national night out parties took across the bay area. >> from tough punishment to slap on the wrist, the unexplained on the wrist, the unexplained move by federal
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dropped nearly all of the $562 million fine against pg&e for the deadly san bruno pipeline explosion and asked for it to reduced to $6 million yesterday. prosecutors get no explanation and the judge agreed. eight people were killed and destroyed 38 homes. a jury is trying to decide in the company should be held criminally responsible for violating pipeline safety rules. the jury will resume deliberations today. >> last night was national night out, a night when police officers and the community they patrol come together to get to know each other and build trust. this year the night take on extra importance in light of controversial police shootings across the nation. our reporter has our story from san francisco. >> national night out in the bayview district, a healing circle and a positive attitude. >> what we want is our children
to come home safe and the officer to go home safe to their families. we are on the path. all the acting chief acknowledged a notable gap between law enforcement and some communities. >> in san francisco we have enjoyed a good partnership with the communities we police and con rather to what is happening naturally we enjoyed partnerships and we have strengthened them in a last neighborhoods. >> the mayor lee appeared at the bay you have event saying that national night out is important as are the charges made to the san francisco police department. >> we put body cameras on people, we have now more examples of how the safety of live should be the primary policy. >> in north beach at the central police station event temperatures were eager to spend time with their officers. >> getting out and laying and in the police car and maybe sure they are comfortable as police officers and that is important. >> i have been through a last hard stuff and i know making
connections with people can help you is important. >> all ten police districts in san francisco hosted "national night out," events. >> supporters of a special tech tax are not giving up, and are going directly to the san francisco voters to get it on the ballot. they have launched a petition after the board of supervisors committee blocked a tax from the november ballot. they believe taxing larger tech companyies fund homeless programs and affordable housing. it calls for a 1.5% tax on the annual payroll. no surprise a last business leaders oppose it. >> will we start with more of the gray sky out there, mike? >> yes. it is late arriving this morning but it is coming in right now as you can see from the east bay hills camera and it could drop drizzle, also, early this morning. we will have afternoon sunshine and clouds and drizzle an extended cooling trend starts
tomorrow and it will last through the weekend. it will be breezy today if you are thinking of going north of the bay bridge and east of the degree going with the colors ma general that and west at 24 to 38. here is a look at what it will do to our temperatures in the south by, upper 70s to low wait and close to 83 yesterday, and mid-to-upper 80s in gilroy and morgan hill. the peninsula is mid-to-upper 70s in most neighborhoods and millbrae is 70. upper 50s to low 60s along the coast and downtown san francisco is 64, and mid-60s for south san francisco, and sausalito, and heading through the north by upper 70s in sonoma and napa, and santa rosa and calistoga is low-to-mid 80s. upper 60s in richmond and berkeley and low-to-mid 70s elsewhere along the east bay shoreline with oakland at 70 and as you punch inland, temperatures are low-to-mid 90s, nato to 95 and the cloud cover tonight, it is everywhere and the cloud cover and temperatures mostliment 50s
again, my seven-day forecast, up to ten degrees cooler in some spots, we will stay below average through sunday and warm back to average, but nothing too ex extra on monday. >> we do have a sig-alert this morning in the south by, so take you back out west of saratoga on our traffic map. you have the purple on highway nine so we have a full closure northbound and southbound to the north of redwood at gulch road and that is a deadly crash. katie is on the scene. we will let you know when it is reined. we have the tow truck on the scene. 17 is the best bet. so for the metering lights remain off. >> california is stepping up its defense against the zika virus and coming up the money is earmarked to help the most innocent victims of the devastating disease. >> a new development? >> -- a new development in autism.
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well, i think everybody should have their house tested. we'd never know. we'd still be living there. i could get another tumor from it. right now, it's changing my life. live from the kgo-tv broadcast center this is abc7 news. >> flood watches in six states including california. in arizona a monsoon storm forced road and school closures and led to two water rescues. central phoenix experienced 2" of rain in less than an hour. the national weather service referred to the storm as 100 year event. the storm also caused several people to miss a rally for republican presidential nominee mike pence. >> weather in miami will relay the plan to spray to kill mosquitoes with the zika virus.
the head of the centers for disease control and prevention fear that the mosquitoes are resisting the insecticide being used. 14 people have developed zika virus in miami in the arts district of the director believes that more people will come down with the virus. >> we anticipate there will be more cases, and most of cases were found because florida was very proactive and want out and tested people in the 150-500 square foot area. pregnant women and their partners should avoid that part of miami with mosquitoes are tran mitting zika virus to humans. >> federal money is headed to california to help identify and treat baby born with birth defects caused by zika. some women have given birth to babies born with the form that underdeveloped the brain. california will receive $720,000. so far, 21 pregnant women have tested positive for zika in the state, and most of them visited
zika virus infected areas or had sex with someone would traveled to the regions. >> state farm is overcharging california by nearly $100 million for homeowners insurance and gone to court new to try to force state farm to cut the rates of 280,000 policyholders by up to 40%. consumer watch dog say they have overestimated claim costs. state farm tells "7 on your side" that the rates match the risks it takes to protect homeowners. >> a website is closing argument on the if lanes after a new c.e.o. took over and said that they are shut down in san mateo, and will continue operations in los angeles. and they are laying off 37 employees, mainly engineers working in app developments. >> the interactive music exhibit will open in san leandro.
users it a rocking chair that triggers chimes for a musical expense. the installation creates an ambassador way to -- an arch in an effort to revivallize the area. >> we want to bring people together and the key part is it is for every age group. all the city worked with the exploritorium for two years to develop the project. >> i am trying to hear it but it sounds silent. is it working? >> art is an interrogation, i guess. >> that was harsh. >> good morning, everyone, here is what to expect in san jose, our warmest month, 82 is our high, 59 to 58, we have been up to 105 and as cold as 39 and
.02" of rain. another day at the sonoma county fair the last week at 85 degrees today. around the state it will be hazy in yosemite at 98. >> alexis? >> we have a minor issue in oakland 880 north of the coliseum. we have report of a vehicle fire. they may it to the right shoulder but the engine is on fire. we could have a little bit of onlooker delay northbound. i will let you know in the fire department shows up. the zipper truck on the golden gate bridge means you have more room on the southbound side. so far, no delays if you come in from marin county. another traffic update in ten minutes. >> excessive drinking not only damages your police officer but it can hurt your lungs. this is according to a study out of chicago, researchers studyied 12,000 over five years and found excessive drinkers had less oxide in their lungs than those
who do not care and that protects the lungs from bacteria that causes infection. >> parents of young children, a simple hearing test could help identify kids at risk for autism before they can speak. researchers in new york say they have identified an inner ear problem in people with autism hurting their ability to form speech. a safe and inexpensive method to screen kids is developed and it could help with early diagnosis and intervention? >>ism. >> a product sold by starbucks to hundreds of throughs could be a danger to children, and they are recalling 2.5 million reusable stainless steel straws. "7 on your side" alerted us to the recall last night and there have been reports of three children cutting their mouths bile dripping. it is called a cold to go straw in three packs. they are sold with two stainless steel beverage cups. the straws have ridges that are
supposed to keep it attached to the lip but that is what is hurting kids. if you have them return them to starbucks right away. >> the first pitch before the baltimore orioles was anything but ordinary. >> last summer, nine-year-old became the first child in the world to undergo a by lateral hand transplant and he respond the last year working to regain hand function and the ability to low a baseball through rigorous hand therapy sessions. he lost his hands and feet to a life threatening infection when he was two but look, now, incredible! >> burning right new and spreading quickly next we are in the wildfire in napa county that exploded identity of control. >> playing pg&e turns violent for a bay area man with a for a bay area man with a stabbing investigation
live from the kgo-tv broadcast center this is abc7 news. >> we have several breaking stories so it has been busy at abc7 i am reggie aqui. >> i am natasha zouves. we want to start with the wildfire burning out of control in yolo county which has exploded in size. mandatory evacuations are in affect. abc reporter is at the command post. amy hollyfield? >> reggie, i crust got briefed and now it is at 2,continue acres up from 1,700 acres. they have it 5% containment which is some progress but not much. they still in a very intense fight. now, the video of how it looks yesterday when it was really taking off. fires say procures arrived overnight, more are on the way. they say they need