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>> mike nicco bringing us wet roads and a little rain. >> why did you do that? >> just kidding. >> it was so quiet. glad you are back and hopefully you are feeling better. here's a look at what is going on with live doppler 7. and just a southerly flow, and it's kraeu eighting drizzle and light rain. of course outside of the south bay this is happening because you are getting that rain shield from the santa cruz mountains. 50 to 58. mild this morning. we are going to be in the low 60s by noon and upper 50s to mid-60s at 4:00, and then our best chance of widespread moderate showers as the commute winds down at 7:00 this evening. we have a lot of spring breakers not on the road so that's helping and nobody here on the richmond side richmo richmo richmond san rafael bridge. we have a crash along the
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stretch and it does sound like it's in the clearing stages so i will talk about that in a few. you are in the green at minut minutes. new this morning in both directions of highway 84 are back open after being shut down overnight. >> an suv slam spwamed into a bg and the front of the suv destroyed. tiffany is live. >> reporter: the driver of the suv was brought here to the medical center for treatment. their condition is unknown at this time. but take a look at the video that is very dramatic. it shows the aftermath of the impact he suffered. the suv is completely mangled. the big rig had only minor damage to the back of the trailer. california highway patrol said the accident happened shortly after midnight at ruby hill drive. the suv ran into the back of the
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big rig. all lanes of highway 84 were closed in both directions. the southbound lanes opened after an hour and a half, and it took two hours for the northbound lanes to be cleaned up and re-opened. we will have more information about that that individual as soon as we have it. tiffany wilson, abc7 news. >> thank you, tiffany. united airlines ceo is going on camera this morning for the on camera this morning for the first time since this a passenger. >> use of law enforcement aboard an aircraft has to be looked at very carefully. they are clearly there for a purpose of safety and we want to make sure they protect us, but for other reasons i think that's a policy we have to absolutely look at. >> and he said he felt shame when he learned of the incident.
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and the passenger has hired an attorney and one of the aviation officers involved is placed on leave. the full review should be completed by the end of the month. >> a supervisor here in sfo is asking a policy drafted banning officers who work at the be banned from forcefully removing passengers because of over booking. >> this bad business policy is not something that we -- that our police department should participate in enforcinenforcin. >> the united ceo oscar >> the united ceo oscar first said
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disruptive and dbelligerent and doing an about-face this morning. the examiner obtained a traffic analysis of the city and shows traffic impacting the rise. turns out those permits have doubled since 2007 to nearly 4,000. this map shows three hot spots where construction projects are slowing traffic. howard street between 13th street and embarcadero. . happening today san francisco's board of supervisor will hold a hearing on the recurrent flooding in some neighborhoods, and board members of expected to ask the public utilities commission the short and long-term plans to address infrastructure issues that cause
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the flooding and right now the city is shelling out millions for damages claimed by affective homeowners. the wet weather dropped more than rain, and the petaluma river is now choked off and boats can't even use it. cornell bernard explains. >> this is our boat and it's a 1985 commander. >> mackenzie smith used to talk his boat on the petaluma river because there's not enough water to keep it afloat. >> the rest of the time it's so shallow it's damaging my boat. >> that's why the yacht club has no yachts. boats have been trapped under the dock and stuck in the mud, and people holding hands across the river just last weekend. >> what looks like a sand bar is really tons of silt unloaded by
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heavy rains this season and it made the river too dangerous for most boats to navigate and forced ted adams to cancel an event that attracts boaters across the area. >> it was tough for me to have to say you can't come because i don't want you to damage your boats. >> this at a critical stage now. >> the river is actually a title slew, which has not been drinkinged in more than a decade. >> you are getting boats that can't get upstream to come for wrecrecreational services, but fear is it can't get out. >> in petaluma, abc7 news. investigators are being accused of dragging their heels in the case of a man being hit and killed by a bus last month. the family says they are being kept in the dark in the status of the investigation. the man was found fatally
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injured on march 23rd. he worked for 37 years, and most recently as a light rail dispatcher. dispatcher. and then a new 25,000 auto burglaries in san francisco in 2015, and that's about 70 a day. many of those happened in neighborhoods were rental cars were visibly parked. now your accuweather forecast with mike nicco. >> they had to try the handle before breaking the window. a thoughtful burglar there. temperatures, mid to upper 50s. dress for mild temperatures this morning but make sure you dress to stay dry. 52 in santa rosa right now, and oakland 58, and 59 in haywood and mountain view some of the
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warm spots. 61 at half moon bay, and santa rosa in 62 and san francisco to about 66 in san jose and antioch. bay bridge toll plaza, healthy rain rolling through there and you can see everything is wet and a lot of spray coming up so there could be a few puddles there to drive through. what stations, if you are taking mass transit today on the water it's going to be wet and even breezier as we head into the afternoon and evening hours. both commutes for most of us are going to be wet if you are out on the roads. lows tonight, 45 in santa rosa to oakland at 52. around the state today you can see the rain all the way down to monterey, big sur, and snow up in tahoe at 49. my 7-day forecast for tahoe, rain and snow and windy today, and snow showers and breezy tomorrow, and then a couple dry days before more wintry weather sunday, monday and tugs. sunday, monday and tugs. yeah, you mentioned
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bridge toll plaza, and we just heard mike tell us the gusts are going to be picking up throughout the day. good news for westbound 24 just before fish ranch road, we had a solo crash that hit the center divide and we have the all clear so a little residual delay that should clear out quickly. and an update on southbound 101 before popular avenue. lanes three, four and five are blocked. we have a little backup forming there, too. we will check on drive times coming up at 5:20. city hall could sue the financial city. one supervisor says it's time to create a city-owned bank. and then the call after and then the call after being hit in the head with a
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san francisco officials are once again exploring the possibility of establishing a public bank. yesterday supervisor asked the budget analyst to update a 2011 study to municipal banking. a public bank can create a new revenue stream without raising taxes and provide a place for those in the cannabis industry to deposit money.
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things are back to normal at oakland international airport after an incident involving a southwest plane. an incoming plane was about to land with a blown tire. emergency crews rushed to the runway. the plane landed safely and was towed to the gate. we now know a man found dead after a confrontation with the police died of a self inflicted gun wound. the alameda county corner's office said he suffered one gunshot wound to the head and they determined perez shot himself. and officials expected to announce new legislation to help thousands of people living on the streets. they want the city to build more
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shelters for those experiencing homelessness. they are planning to deal with the city's shelter shortage. according to a recent government report, nearly 7,000 people in san francisco are not sheltered. in today's gma's first look, united airline is taking a huge financial hit as outrage continues after a passenger was dragged off a flight in chicago. here's alex perez. >> in this morning's gma first look, a 69-year-old doctor's family said he is still recovering at a chicago hospital after being dragged off of a united airlines flight on sunday and his laurie leasing this statement on sunday, appreciative of the outpouring of support. >> the first look of the moment things escalated, and he was
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talking to the officers when he was told to get off the flight to make room for the employees. and oscar munoz criticized for and oscar munoz criticized for his unsympathetic calli calling dows disruptive. calli google is continuing to defend itself against a charge by the department of labor that says it's systematically discriminates against women when it comes to pay. and in late 2016 we performed our most recent analysis across 52 different major job categories and found no gender pay gap. and the company compares the suggested pay to whatever people
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make and adjusts if needed. and google says it looks forward to working with the department of labor to resolve the issue. posey was hit in the head with a 94-mile-per-hour fastball and never lost consciousness and walked off the field on his own power and he hopes to be bacsoo. >> there has been lingering stuff, and not get into details, but overall i feel good and i think we thought it was just the smart move with especially, you know, being a catcher and, just take a week and be ready to go. take a week and be ready to go. >> yesterday. the rain may slow the game down a little bit but will not cancel the game. make sure to take your poncho.
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i heard they were letting in umbrellas, so be courteous to the people behind you. and you can see the better rain up in portland, seattle and vancouv vancouver. and then nearly 0.1 of an of rain, and you can see a few puddles there. showers tomorrow and dry on friday and saturday and unfortunately on sunday, monday and tuesday, especially sunday morning trending wetter. here's the storm impact scale. because the rain is going to be quick even though it mate be moderate, not causing any flooding and the breezes are not going to cause damage so this one is light, about 0.1 of an inch in south way, and a quarter inch of rain for the rest of us. and you can see some of the light rains and pockets of drizzle hanging around.
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by noon they start to break up a little bit and just isolated showers. if you are going to be walking around you may want to have something handy in case the sky opens briefly over top of you. by 6:00, scout showers ahead of it, and then the main line, there you go, yao kya, that moves into the bay about 9:00. and then a light chance of scattered showers for tomorrow's morning commute, and then watch what happens as we head into the afternoon hours, and we get a drier breeze and then you will need the sunglasses by tomorrow afternoon. sunny and warmer on friday into saturday and then rain coming in on sunday morning and more monday and tuesday again, light on the storm impact scale. taking a look at the southbound, 101 and you have been quiet this morning in the south bay. and then 11 minutes if you are
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continuing across the bay bridge, and southbound 101, san francisco to sfo, just nine minutes. mass transit, no delays. we had an issue with one of the trains last night and doesn't look like that's going to roll into this morning's commute. no delays for b.a.r.t. this morning, 45 trains in service. and the ferry, those tickets available and drop you off basically next door to at&t park. >> thank you. the music world is mourning the death of a guitarist that helped to make some of the catchiest songs of the '70s and '80s. ♪ ♪ freeze frame ♪. >> j. geils was found dead in his home yesterday, and he is the guitaris who founded the group. number one hits includes "freeze frame," centerfold."
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he was 71 years old. this story just coming in. the uk's "daily mail" will pay millions in damages to first lady melania trump after an article about her modeling year, and it claimed she worked as an escort in the "daily mail" retracted the article, and she filed suit in february asking for $150 million in damages. back to you. >> thank you. well, you are looking at the place that ranks first on the list, the most moved to cities by millennials. half of a millennials moved to a city without planning to stay permanently. they moved to work at a new job
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or experience a lifestyle or to fined a new job. like we said. jobs, jobs, jobs. researchers called these people adventure movers. and moving is an adventure all in all of itself. >> it's terrible. >> upnext, the seven things you need to know as you start your day. >> hundreds of students in oakland may get a hard financial lesson, how they may be left walking to school. the coach with all the right moves. he's so cool. today's storm is level one, and that means today's storm is level one,
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the suv was mangled after smash into the big rig in pleasant ton and that officer is expected to be okay. and united ceo said he felt ashamed when he saw the viral video of a passenger being dragged out of his seat. the passenger was not at fault and is pledging to review its policies. number three from the live desk, a fire at a local business overnight in sonoma, possibly a pizza shop or bakery. this was at a strip mall at fifth and napa street. no word on damages. number four, tracking drizzle to rain this morning, and then heavier showers during the evening and overnight hours. rainfall totals by tomorrow evening, could you see 0.06 in san jose, and then you get up to oakland, one-third of an inch and half an inch in
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bay. >> the three right lanes are blocked less than half a mile backup but keeping a close eye on that one. >> the nfl playoffs happening today. the sharks kickoff round one in the playoffs tonight in edmonton. number seven, you now have another way to pay back your friends or coworkers for that lunch you shared. facebook is launching a group payment center through messenger. and a football coach going full hammer time to get the spartans motivated. ♪ ♪ >> that is spot-on, right? >> yeah. >> first year run bg back's coach getting down to mj h hammer's "you can't touch this." he used to be part of hammer's dance team accompanying him on
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all tours and dancing backup for the hip-hop artist. if he could teach those moves -- >> he still got it. that muscle memory does not forget. look at him. so limber. coming back with a full 90 minutes of news including more on the united airlines controversy. the calls thfor the the rules that allows them to over book flights. over book flights. wet roadways to watch
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coming up on 5:30, we are halfway through the week. it's wednesday, april 12th.
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>> we have jessica here, and we have alexis back. welcome back. >> thank you. >> you had tissues around you at home because you missed us -- or you were sick, one or the other. >> a little of both. >> mike, those are not tears coming from the skies, it's the angels weeping. >> mother nature bringing us wet weather this morning. you can see on live doppler 7. a heavy concentration in santa cruz mountains. the radar is over shooting it. you can see from the roof camera, you have had nearly 0.2 of an inch of rain over the last few hours. a few isolated showers at noon. scattered showers will develop at 4:00 and the best chance of widespread showers and breezy conditions will be at 7:00 as we wind down the evening commute. let's wind back down to this
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morning's commute. here is alexis. >> we we have the bay bridge toll plaza lights on, and it's looking soggy on that camera as well. we have had a handful of spinout crashes this morning so slow down and drive for the conditions. tracy to dublin, 37 minutes for you. and then just a little stop and go southbound 101 san rafael to san francisco, 18 minutes. we will check on the only blocking situation in the san mateo area coming up in less than ten. and then the united airlines fiasco, the ceo just went on camera in a abc news exclusive. >> reporter: these comments just made, matt, with the united ceo promising thisagain on a united flight. he said he felt shame when he
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saw this happened to this unite. he is apologizing to the passenger, his family and all others on that flight. the ceo says he will be reviewing the airlines' policies. >> it was a system failure. we have not provided our front line supervisors and managers and individuals with the proper tools, policies, procedures that allow them to use their common sense. they all have an incredible amount of common sense and this issue could have been solved by that. that's on me. i have to fix that. i think that's something that we can do. >> these are the first comments he has made on camera since this happened. munoz says a paying passenger should not be treated this way and officers will not be sent onboard to remove passengers. he also says he will not be resigning even though some have called for him to step down. he says he was hired to make
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united better and that's what he's going to do. reporting live at sfo, amy hollyfield, abc7 news. a southern california man is claiming a similar experience on a united flight from hawaii to los angeles he paid $1,000 for a first class seat because he needed to get home and before he left united told him he needed to give up his seat for a higher priority passenger, and he refused and he was told they would use handcuffs to remove him if needed and ended up in the economy class between a married couple arguing. they have not offered an apology. maryland senator says airlines not passengers should bear the burden for over booking. >> if they over book they should
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have to offer the passengers something that induces the passenger to voluntarily give it up, and the risks should be on the airline and not on some poor passenger who happens to draw the short straw. >> here in the bay area, san francisco supervisor is asking the city attorney to draft a policy that would ban sfpd officers that work at the airport from forcefully moving passengers off a flight because of over booking. >> and rex tillerson is in a tense face-to-face with the country's top diplomat. country's top diplomat. the russian foreign minist minister. hrauf rauf said he had different ideas. >> it's important for us to understand your intentions and the real intentions of this
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administration. >> our meetings today come at an important moment in the relationship, so that we can further clarify areas of common objectives. >> tillerson blamed russia for either being incompetent or complacent in syria's attack against its own people. this morning there are calls for white house press secretary sean spicer to resign after his remarks after sbashar al assad and hitler. he described the dictator as work than hitler and then said this. >> somebody as despicable as hitler that did not use chemical weapons. >> and after efforts to
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>> i mistakenly used an inappropriate word for the holocau holocaust, and there's no comparison and it was a mistake to do that. >> so far president trump has not commented. this morning the red cross is helping 60 people forced out of their apartments by a fire in san francisco. firefighters evacuated the building on clay after the fire broke out around 9:00. firefighters say it started in the basement and storage area, and residential units above. happening today a san francisco sheriff's deputy accused of giving a firearm of a convicted felon is expected to be arraigned on new charges. in march of 2016 meyers told police her department-issued gun had been stolen in a home burglary, but they determined the break-in was staged. the weapon was discovered in a vehicle owned by fowler.
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yesterday prosecutors charged meyers with giving a firearm to a convicted felon. that this motorcycle hit a 9-year-old boy in a santa cruz crosswalk. police say the motorcyclist tried to get around stopped traffic and slam spwaod the boy and left the scene. the boy has significant injuries, and he's expected to recover. and the board of directors will vote whether to have a community meeting about transporting students from schools and the oakland hills and 56 buses were provided to three schools until the district said it could no longer pay after losing funding from the state. the board will meet at 5:00 tonight. following up on a story we reported yesterday, santa clara county put a $1 million rebranding campaign on hold. the money designated for a new
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york public relations have gone towards creating a logo. the county needs to reassess what it needs. some supervisors agree the county has a marketing problem. san francisco is taking another step towards opening up another safe injection cite for drug int intevenus drug users inject. health leaders estimate there are 22,000 intra venus drug users in san francisco. and then backing the push to use california's primary way up, and they seek to move california's primary from june to shortly after the contest in
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iowa and new hampshire. secretary of state says when california moved up its primary to february in 2008 it resulted in the highest voter turnout since 1980. lawmakers returned the primary to june in 2012 after the complaints of the cost of a stand alone presidential primary. definitely damp this morning and mild. look at the temperatures on the peninsula. the coolest at 51. we have 58 right now in hayward and also in san jose, and ramon. today's temperatures a little below average once again. from 61 at half moon bay in santa rosa, and san francisco at 62 to 66 in antioch and san jose. tomorrow the temperatures still dropping. sun comes out on friday, and dry and mild ermilder, about 58 to .
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and breezy afternoon if you are on the water, and rain to showers if you are out and about today, and temperatures tonight 45 in santa rosa, and oakland to 52 is the spread. rain, yeah, look at that, easter sunday looking wetter. more on that next in the accuweather forecast. this is in the san mateo area. this is reported at a hit-and-run cash and we just got an update from chp and they said the three right lanes are still blocked and the left lanes are open and considering making this a sigalert so that means it will be there for another 30 minutes. down to 16 miles per hour approaching, and the backup not terrible yet but if this is block into the next hour it will be a more significant issue. westbound 92, can't see anything on this camera but just before you get to the toll plaza these cars have already made it past
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and it looks like we have debris from a big rig in the far right lane so be on the lookout for that, and other than that, quiet. home sweet home. some san jose state students have big plans for this tiny little house. we will take you inside coming up next. pot on demand. pot on demand. how people in san jose pot on demand. how people in san jose for years, centurylink has been promising fast internet to small businesses. but for many businesses, it's out of reach. why promise something you can't deliver?
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it's 5:43 now. the so-called san francisco based uber for pot is expanding its service to the south bay. the app is called customers can use the app to get joints to edibles delivered in 20 minutes, and it works with local dispensaries to make the delivery and it operates about in 100 california cities and now covers the entire bay area. a north bay women's cycling team is pleading for the return of stolen racing bicycles. the bikes were valued at $60,000. they belong to an olympic med winning team. bikes were discovered missing on friday taken from a utility park. and then coming with a
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caveat. just 238 square feet, and that's less than the size of a room but these taoeuiny homes are designo do more with less, and they have the basics. >> that's a room and a bathroom right there, and not much else you really need and i worked with a room and a bathroom so i think i can prepare myself well for this. >> this will be a temporary fix for somebody that is waiting for section 8 housing with a view khur. >> a grad student believes the tiny houses could help solve the problem of homelessness. his plan, ten villages placed throughout san jose e of the tiny homes and it would give shelter to 300 homeless. the homes are shelter. happening today the warriors play their last regular season game at oracle arena. >> the playoff run begins this weekend here on abc7, and the first game will be saturday or
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sunday and the nba will release the final playoff schedule this afternoon. larry beil and mike shumann will be live from oracle this evening as the dubs face-off. let us see your pictures, and use the >> raining threes certainly, but rain coming from the sky, mike? >> yes, probably dry when you go in and when you come out, but while you are inside that batch of rain rolling through. i will show you the hour by hour look in one second. let's look at the san mateo bridge where we are looking to the west and you can see it's dry compared to, say, the bay bridge and the golden gate bridge. driest days tomorrow and
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saturday, through saturday, i should say, and then sunday the showers arriving a little earlier, especially up in the north bay. the easter egg hunts may be a little wet. today's storm, it's a one. it's light because we are not expecting flooding or wind damage even though the heavier showers are coming in this afternoon and faster breezes. 7:00 through 9:00 until noon, we see a tapering of the coverage of the wet weather out there, and it's just isolated. we will keep our eyes up on the north bay and you can see along the cold front, moderate showers. 6:00 into the heart of the bay at 9:00, so maybe coming out of the warriors game it could be raining a little bit. by 1:00 it's over. wake up tomorrow morning and you can see scattered showers out there through about 9:00. by noon, those are starting to push off to the east. look what happens in the afternoon hours tomorrow. we trade the umbrellas for sunglasses. the clearing and drying trend will continue. spring warmth on saturday. and then rain coming in on
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sunday morning and hanging around for monday and tuesday. light storms there also. and she's back and got your morning commute. how are you doing? >> good, mike. >> southbound 101 in san mateo before you get to poplar avenue. we have one person with injuries. put our distance measuring tool up there and it looks like two miles through the pwur hreupbg game area as you head through 92. always slow this time of day at the bay bridge toll plaza, and those metering lights have been on since 5:24 today. westbound 580, no delays in the drive time, still at 18 minutes. westbound 84, dumbarton bridge, you are in the green at just nine minutes. next update coming up just before 6:00. in an attempt to better
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compete with amazon walmart with offer discounts on online only items with a catch, and customers must have their items ship to walmart for pickups. walmart plans to expand the price cuts to more than 1 million items by the end of june. netflix's plan to bring movie production back to california. and then minutes matter in emergencies, and the action being taken to get emergency crews to the scene faster. and then we brought the research and results for why shoe laces come untied. giving people options based on their budget is pretty edgy...
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tesla engineers are working on solving the parking problems through self driving technology can't find a place to park at work. every day at the factory 6,000 employees fight for 4,500 parking spaces. the ceo admits parking is one of his biggest nightmares and self driving cars will probably solve the problem but that is in the future at this point and right now they work in emergency lanes and on center immediateens. and then manipulating traffic signifies so emergency responders can get to emergencies faster. the department has not consistently met their goal for several years, and right now
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technology is turning red lights green for emergency spresponder. >> the route is pre-identified for the fire truck to follow, and signifials in the way are gg to be pre-empted to green. >> the upgrade will cost $600,000, and the fire department says it won't solve the problem entirely and as the city grows they will need to build more fire stations. look at this. a 1-year-old pup was curious and got his head stuck in a hole and the family called and said they could not get him out from the dryer vent offering in the garage, and the firefighters massaged his neck and head tried to get his head back
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through safely. and then sfo, looks like we are going to have delays develop. as soon as i know i will let you know @mikenicco@abc7. if you are going to the game tonight, the likelihood of getting wet is nearly 100%. may delay the game briefly. it definitely will not cancel the game. temperatures will run to about 55 at 10:15. breezy, also. looks like we are just starting to feel the affects the of the disabled tractor chp knows about it and are on the way to hopefully escort that semi off the bridge and an update on that in just a few minutes. and up to about 15 across the bay bridge, and then we have a
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crash on the peninsula south of the airport, closer to san mateo. we'll talk more about that coming up at 6:00. listen up, guys. gray hair may not be a signer getting older. it could point to an increased risk of heart disease. that's according to researchers at cairo university and the european society of cardiology. they believe the connection could be due to similar causes, damaged dna due to aging. it shows an association and not a cause and affect link. a cause and affect link. and then viral. researchers spent more than two years testing the variety of the bow thought, and it's not human err error, not your fault, it's physicianic's fault. during their research they
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considered many factors. >> walking strides. the shoe lace material. >> how its tied. >> we have frictction and the se and the shape and how its laced. >> what is the material of the lace? what are your shoes made out of. >> not all work has to be nobel prize winning and some of the best work has to go unrecognized. >> they are very bright and only if we could get them on the next cancer study and they say this research will somehow potentially understand dna. >> maybe they can help me figure out how to keep mai ty >> we are setting the bar low. and then losing another top manager. getting around downtown is getting slower and slower. what is to blame for clogging city streets? just getting this video of a semitruck dangling over a overpass in florida. i will tell you what is
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happening and the situation there they are dealing with next. here's a live look outside. abc 7 news now is a way to keep abc 7 news now is a way to keep you
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area and keeping it wet. temperature 50 to 58, so dress for mild temperatures and dress to stay dry this morning. a little break as we head towards lunch. 59 to 62 your temperature. isolated showers at 4:00, and then the moderate shower start invading our neighborhoods at 7:00, 55 to 61. how about the commute this morning? here's alexis. we had this crash for well over an hour and still don't have it clear and a few details from chp. southbound 101 before poplar avenue, two different situations. that's in three right lanes, the two left lanes are open down to 7 and 12 miles per hour approaching that and you are a little over a two-mile backup right now, and that's the biggest issue. we have another problem on the san mateo bridge and we'll talk more about that coming up next. new this morning an off duty san jose police officer has been injured in a frightening crash in the east bay. >> the crash shutow


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