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good morning. we can already feel the heat on this thursday, june 22nd. i'm natasha. >> and i'm matt keller, in for reggie. thank you, mike. i'm bringing the heat today. >> i don't know. i didn't mean to interrupt. >> a bromance going on right here. >> mike, i appreciate you say i'm bringing t heat. really it's you, and today is really the last day you're bringing the heat. >> today is the last day. possibility we'll be in the upper 90s tomorrow in the east bay valleys, but today is the last day of widespread 100s. the reason why, no marine layer. no breeze this morning as you can see on live doppler 7. just hazy sunshine from our east bay hills. 7:00, at 57 to about 72 degrees. we'll be in the mid to upper 60s at the coast.
that's the line at the bottom there. the bay, you're right in the middle. 86 to 88, which is kind of conservati conservative. as you head through the north bay, we're in the upper 90s to low 100s at 4:00. spare the air, we'll touch upon that and the weekend forecast coming up. >> great day for mass transit this morning. we haven't had any mass transit issues so far. one new problem, southbound 101, if you're leaving san francisco, just you get to oyster point, reports of a new collision. details kind of few and far between, but it sounds like we have one lane blocked and another vehicle off the roadway. >> in the meantime, here's a quick check of the san mateo bridge. westbound 92. filling in, but overall, still looking good. next traffic update around 6:10. >> we have been tracking breaking news in brentwood where two people are dead after a shooting. >> tiffany wilson just spoke to a neighbor. tiffany. >> reporter: that's right, matt, i did. and police say that two men are dead and the shooter is in
custody, and now that it is light out, a lot of the neighbors in this community have come out to look at this crime scene because many of them heard the shooting last night. now, police say that this all began as an argument between two men and another person who lives on this block. now, that argument escalated into a shooting, and police responded at 11:14 last night. when officers arrived, they found two men with gunshot wounds. those men were pronounced dead at the scene. then, police say that the shooter was that third person involved in the argument. one of the men's bodies appears to be in front of a house on birch street. another appears to be in the intersection behind me. a neighbor heard the two gunshots that killed them last night. >> i heard two gunshots really rapidly, and i went to go check my backyard, back to my parents house, went to check it wasn't in my backyard or anything. and then my fiance calmed me down and said it's probably just
fireworks. >> this morning, when she went out to move her car, she realized it was not just fireworks. instead, it was a double homicide. the police are investigating. again, police say that the shooter was the resident involved in the argument. that shooter is in custody, being questioned right now. police have not determined a motive, but they don't think this was a random act. police say there is no threat to the public. now, several blocks up birch street are taped off. the coroner just arrived here about a minute ago. we expect this scene will be cleared as the morning continues. live in brentwood, tiffany wilson, abc 7 news. >> all right, thank you, tiffany. >> mike niko has been preparing us for today. the hottest day of the week. >> the heat wave has led to the deaths of two people in the south bay. 72-year-old dennis yng a 87-year-old setsu joan. both dies on monday. >> the eld are among the most vulnerable along with young children and people with chronic illness. >> the extreme heat is forcing
the postponement of opening day horse races at the alameda county fair. all races are postponed untim tomorrow, but the fair itself remains open. >> here's a place to keep your pets cool. a sonoma county animal services mobile cooling vehicle will be at the finley community center from noon to 4:00 this afternoon. >> abc7news.com is a great resource to find everything you need to know about today's excessive heat warning. we're showing you a graph that shows peak energy usage expected to be around 5:00 p.m. today. we're still asked to conserve. go to abc7news.com for all the tips you need to know. hey, guys. want to get you new details on a late night shooting in san jose. police actually just got back to us, and i have just learned the victim will survive. we just got word that person had one gunshot wound and that person's injuries are not life threatening. we also have learned the suspect
is still out there. if you know anything, call police. the shooting happens just before midnight. back to you. >> thank you, jessica. new details in a deadly shooting outside a concourt nightclub. police are now charged a person with murder. shooting happened after an argument outside the lounge on saturday morning. police searrved a surface warra. he wasn't home, but chp officers arrested him later after he was involved in a crash i a stolen car. >> santa rosa police say this is the face of a man who sexually assaulted a woman. she told police she was walking from her car to her home a couple weeks ago when a man pushed her up against a wall, tried to grab her purse and groped her. she kicked him and he ran off. a $2500 award for his conviction. >> sfpd is the last major police
department in the country that does not use tasers, in large part due to strong community opposition. tasers can cause serious bodily harm and used to escalate instead of de-escalate situations. there's rrg also the issue of reliability. they decan be ineffective for a number of reasons. despite these concerns, the new police chief wants to move forward with deployment. >> i do believe that we can minimize and reduce officer injuries and more importantly injuries to our residents. >> there's also the issue of cost. equipment and training can cost about $10,000 per officer. oakland mayor libby schaaf is responding to a review that revealed stunning details about the city's police sex scandal involving an underaged prostitute. >> no more plastic, the bay area city considering getting rid of plastic at every restaurant. >> here's a live look with abc 7 news now. we're keeping you up to date on weather and traffic through the
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comfortable morning yesterday? not so much this morning even though we're still in the 50s along the coast and pacifica. 60s in redwood city and then san rafael, 67. antioch, 86. yeah, i'm not kidding. that's the temperature right now. here's a look at santa cruz. you can see they have fog. beat the heat, take it seriously if you're out and about today exercising, find a cool way to do it. at the beaches, we will have sunshine a day. santa cruz hitting 79. 69, half moon bay. ocean beach, 72. bodega bay, 68. i'll show you the rest of the high temperatures next. >> good morning. i want to take you back to the crash we had on 101 in the san francisco area. this is just before you get to oyster point. reports of one lane blocked, possibly two vehicles involved. now it's soinding like just one, and as i was walking up, it looks like it was clearing from the board. i think it's all clear. they were rolling through with
one squat car, trying to remove debris. shouldn't be a major issue this morning. westbound 580, tracy to dublin, not terrible. antioch to concord filling in at 24. and southbound 101 san rafael to san francisco, no problems today, in the green at just 15 minutes. all right, thank you. happening today, caltrain will hold a public meeting to discuss a $59 million improvement project including a new platform, shuttle pickup and dropoff and a pedestrian underpass. during construction, the station will remain open. this is the first redesign since caltrain acquired the station in 1997. public meeting will take place at 6:30 tonight. south san francisco city hall. >> b.a.r.t. will roll out an improved elevator alert system starting later this month. the new system allows riders to only choose the station they're interested in instead of getting mass information about elevators at all stations. the new alerts will start june
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tracking two breaking stories right now. the first in san jose. a live look right now at the police activity hydroponics. as you see, police have surrounded the building. about 30 minutes ago, they were asking for someone to come out. now our reporter, photographer on scene there, says police are escorting the business owner inside. unclear if someone is still inside there. you do see them talking to some folks there, taking notes as well. we know one person was detained by police earlier. police dogs were searching the area. the police dogs still searching and you see so many people out there. we don't know exactly what has prompted this police activity. i'm working to get more information for you here from the live desk. also tracking international breaking news for you. a magnitude 6.8 earthquake reported off the guatemalan coast. happened at the west coast. i have been reading reports on twitter as well from news
agencies reporting that there was some damage to a few towns in the highying areas just inland of the epicenter. no reports of any injuries or deaths, but still a very fluid situation. i'll keep tracking things as reports continue to come in. back to you. >> thank you. happening today, republican senators plan to release a draft of their health care plan. last night, president trump rallied supporters in iowa. he said he's urged senate republicans to add more money to the bill that is criticized because it has not been shown to many members of congress. this morning on "gma," matthew dowd talks about why republicans have been so secretive about their plan. >> you obviously have secrecy because they think they're doing something the american public doesn't want. it's as if you walk in your living room and your kids are trying to hide something under the cushion, you know they did something wrong. that's a real problem. >> the proposal includes cuts and changes to medicaid. also gets rid of tax increases that pay for expanded coverage and ends the penalty people pay
when they don't have insurance. well, oakland city leaders are now responding after a review says the oakland police department's top brass mishandled the sex scandal involving dozens of officers. the review by court-appointed attorneys determined they did not act quickly enough and that they spent only a week on the investigation. the report also found that they did not take the victim, jasmine abuslin, seriously enough, and interviewed her only one time. 12 officers were disciplined and 4 were terminated following the city's investigation. >> report high enrollment at san jose state has left the school with its own housing crisis. abc 7 news was at the university where more than 5,000 new students are expected to enroll. and 25% more than officials had planned for, meaning potential classroom issues. right now, the school does not have enough housing. the mother of an incoming freshman says they now have to look for off campus housing. >> we would have committed to where we knew she would have
guaranteed housing. which was a big issue for us. >> more than 1400 students, half of them freshmen, are currently on a waiting list for on campus housing. >> new tech at l.a.x. is making it faster for passengers to get through security. all it takes is an eye can and a fingerprint. a company called clear is behind the biometric screening system. all you do is walk up to the kiosk, scan your boarding pass and provide a fingerprint or eye scan. it allows you to skip showing your boarding pass and i.d., but you still have to go through the x-ray machine or metal detector. the cost is $149 a year. worth it? some say no way, others thing it's worth the money, especially if you're late for a flight. we should mention, sfo has had clear for a long time. a lot of you may have experienced this. >> nothing like walking through security, getting on the plane. >> then you still have the wait for the actual scanner. just the first part of the line. >> yeah. skipping any line is good. >> especially if the line is
outside. if you're standing in line today. >> misery. >> unless it's for ice cream. >> may stiff arm somebody trying to get to the ice cream. it's going to be a hot one, and you have to eat it quickly. that's a good side effect of having to stay cool today. i wanted to start with the temperatures. look at the record highs. fresno, 109, sacramento, 108. redding, 11 this will be the fifth out of the last six days tahoe has set or tied a record. palm springs, 115, not close to a record high. 119. this will be the first time in four days they haven't tied a record high. here's a look at the explor atorium. sun' up. head outside if you have stuff to do and you don't want to be hot and bothered. better air quality, better sleeping starts tonight. san francisco, downtown, 81. a lot of 70s. some 60s around daly city. possibly south san francisco, about 82 degrees. over on the coast, a few areas
in the 80s. berkley at 87. oakla oakland, 88. everybody else in the 90s. nobody has air conditioning over there, be careful. i like to hang out in the frozen foods section of the supermarket. san mateo, 89. hot spots on the peninsula today. palo alto, 93. as you head to the south bay, 97 in san jose. triple digits in los gatos and gilroy. santa cruz, 79 with sunshine this afternoon. look at the unrelenting heat. napa, 101. sonoma, 100. and east bay, we're going to be hot once again. we're going to be anywhere from 103 in the east bay valleys to about 108. good news, mid 50s to low 70s tonight. here's my acaweather seven-day forecast. we'll be close to 100 in some east bay locations tomorrow. we'll be out of the 90s for the most part by sunday. a lot of 50s, 60s, 70s, and 80s next week. alexis. >> good morning, mike. i want to take you out to the
central valley where we've got a new issue. we had a problem on westbound 580 for a long time at this point. we have a new one on the eastbound side. this is all near grant line road. so westbound, sounds like weo have the far left lane blocked due to a collision there well over an hour and a half. hard to believe it's a huge blocking issue though because the backup hasn't really grown. you can see a little backup on the eastbound side. we have a multi-car crash, debris across lanes as well. have not gotten word on injuries for that one yet. a lot of bright sunshine for the bay bridge toll plaza. the metering lights have been on for just about an hour. then a quick check of mass transit. a spare the air day. no delays, looking good for san francisco bay perry and capital corridor. that's a great option this morning. we'll look at drive times at 6:30. >> did you just buy a car or are you in the market to buy one? michael finney answers a question that could help you save money. >> a new change to snapchat that
snapchat is getting into the world of location sharing. a new feature called snap map allows users to share their location with friends. you can pinch and zoom out to view the map and then you can decide to share your information or use ghost mode to keep where you are to yourself. friends who share their location also appear in the map in bitmoji form. >> lisa from san mateo has a question about auto loans. >> she spoke to us at our ask finney event. michael finney has your answer. >> i would like to know, i purchased a 2014 toyota corolla. i was offered a percentage rate, and now realizing i have perfect credit, it should have been lower, can i go back and do anything? >> i have some good news. there is something you can do, refinance. just like houses, cars can be e
refinanced and you'll often get a much better rate. check with your bank and your savings and loan, and also with a credit union. often they have the best deals on refinancing. lisa, good luck, and thanks for your question. >> if you is a question for michael finney, record it on your smartphone or tablet, share it on social media using the #askfinney. you may see your questions asked right here. >> ahead in the next half hour, high tides causing some flooding in the north bay. >> plus, the move san francisco lawmakers are making that they say will help close theender pay gap. >> the announcement one city is making today to help product undocumented immigrants. >> tracking this breaking news. police activity around a business in san jose, and just getting a major update from our photographer on scene. saying things are coming to an end. i'll have all the details next. >> let's open up the weather window on walnut creek, where you will hit 106 degrees today.
the end of the heat wave. i'm matt keller, in for reggie. >> i'm natasha. tracking breaking news. good morning, alexis looking at the road, and mike bringing us the last day to get over and the hottest day of the week. >> like that relative that won't leave at the holidays. had to go. i don't have that problem. >> you don't? >> who is that? don't get into trouble. >> people who say they don have that problem, you're the relative. >> is that why i ner get invited? now i know. thanks, matt. >> let's take a look at live doppler 7. wanted, carl the fog. where are you, my friend? a lot of people would like to see you come back. we know he will tomorrow. that's when the cooling will begin. look at sutro tower, looking down on a hazy and slightly warm golden gate. let's go through the 12-hour day planner. 57 at the coast right now, but we'll be in the mid to upper 60s throughout the afternoon and into 7:00. in the middle, 69 around the bay. that's pretty warm. we'll be pushing 90 from noon to
4:00, and 80 at 7:00, and inland, that does include the south bay and north bay valleys. 98, already near 100 at noon. well into the 100s at 4:00, and still near 90 at 7:00. spare the air day. more on that next. >> good morning. we have one new issue if you're traveling westbound 80 from the hercules area from highway 4. this new crash, westbound 80 at hilltop drive. a tough spot. we did confirm it's blocking the far left lane right now. a little heavy past the backup. not quite to highway 4, but if it's blocking for long, it will be. a quick check outside, going to be a scorcher today in walnut creek, 680 still moving along okay, although we have heavier volume to this point. i promised a look at drive times. we'll check on those at 6:foirt. >> back to breaking news in brentwood. two people are dead after a shooting overnight. >> tiffany wilson is at the scene and has more information on the investigation that's now under way. >> reporter: several family members of the victims were just
here, obviously in shock and mourning. the coroner also arrived about 30 minutes ago and is now wrapping things up. this does remain aery active investigation, as you can behind me. police say thisrted stas an altercation between two men and a third person who lives on birch street. that escalated to a shooting and police responded at 11:15 last night. they found two men with gunshot wounds. one man was in front of a home, the other in the middle of an intersection. the shooter was the third person involved in the argument. the shooter is in custody and being questioned right now. i spoke to a neighbor who heard the two shots last night. >> usually a really quiet neighborhood. you don't see much at all. maybe some foot traffic, but yeah, there was nothing before. nothing after. just the two rapid shots. >> police have not determined a moti motive, but they don't think this is a random act.
they say there is no threat to the public. right now, several blocks of birch street are still blocked off with tape, but it will reopen as this investigation wraps up. live in brentwood, tiffany wilson, abc 7 news. >> thanks. the heat has turned deadly in the south bay. santa clara county has confirmed at least two people died this week from heat related illnesses. >> the victims are a 72-year-old man and an 87-year-old woman. the man died in a car and was homeless. the woman collapsed while gardening in the heat. officials have set up cooling centers in the county offering people air conditioning and water. we have a list of locations on our website, abc7news.com. >> calfire says crews worked through the night to contain a gras fire t sin eas jose. there was also heat last night after the fire broke out at 6:30 at quimby road. it's burned about 54 acres but crews did manage to stop the forward progress of the fire. no word on the cause.
>> also in the south bay, a teenager passed out in the heat on the bernal trail in san jose. sky 7 caught the teen talking with and being treated by emergency crews. it was more than 90 degrees when she was rescued. >> the weather has turned this to a tourist metropolis. case in point, johnson's beach. this is the same infamous spot that disappears beneath flood waters most years. yesterday, a flood of water instead. canoes had been five feet under water a few months ago. now their financial prospects have turned and they're going in a good direction. >> on a weekend, we get 100. we have 250 canoes. >> stay inside or be near the water. >> yeah, a great day outdoors. also spotted people enjoying cheese burgers and crushed ice. >> you can track the temperatures where you live with our accuweather app. download to instantly be alerted. >> new this morning, one person
in the hospital with serious injuries after a roll-over crash in san jose. this happened near union shortly after midnight. one car ended up upside down. police say when they arrived, only one person was there. the other driver reportedly left the scene and came back later. the second person is being questioned now. they're trying to determine if alcohol or speed played a role. >> a massage therapist working in millbrae is facing sexual assault charges this morning. the 51-year-old monterey resident is accused of touching a client inappropriately during a massage. it occurs on tuesday. anyone with information regarding the suspect or the business is asked to contact the san mateo county sheriff's office. happening today in the south bay, mayor sam liccardo and community leaders will announce the launch of a special hotline. the rapid response network is developed to help protect immigrant families from deportation threats from the federal administration. it's also designed to provide support during and after immigration operations. the announcement is scheduled at
11:30 this morning in san jose. >> 6:35. san francisco may be one step closer to closing the gender pay gap. legislation that would prohibit employers from asking for past salary information during the hiring process sailed through committee yesterday. the ordinance aims to level the playing field for women to negotiate higher salaries. according to the u.s. census bureau,woman in in san francisco make 84 cents for every dollar made by a man. the board of supervisors will consider the proposal tuesday. >> residents are planning staprotest to keep marijuana dispensaries out of their neighborhood. they'll hold a hearing on the development of a medical cannabis dispensary. residents of the area say the proposed site is in close proximity to child care and youth community centers. over 100 people are expected to tend. >> senate republicans are expected to release a new draft of their health care bill. the bill has been largely
crafted in secret. huge cuts to health care options for low income americans like medicaid are expected. according to the congressional budget office, the house version of the bill would cut over $800 billion from the program over the next ten years. doctors and other health care providers are planning a protest at zuckerberg san francisco general hospital. >> almost $4 million in fema disaster funds is now available to help oakland recover from the wint storms. a sewer main when backs up with water on fruitvale avenue is on the storm fix list. money will also help oakland repair damaged streets and deal with mudslides. federal disasters were declared for the january and february storms. repairs are complete in two of 18 storm damaged locations. total cost is expected to be around $5 million. >> king tides, this is the park up in mill valley. you can see what happened on the stinson beach exit last night. this is going to happen again
tonight and tomorrow night around midnight to 12:30, that's when high tide will peak in this area. 6 1/2 to 7 feet above usual levels. so be careful if you're driving through there, especially in the dark. here's a look at walnut creek. i started with you because it's east bay valley, and the south bay that could have poor air quality this afternoon. that's why we're under the spare the air alert. everything is good right now, right now, the best time to be outside. the most comfortable and the cleanest air. notice san francisco, not shaded in an advisory or excessive heat warning, nor is the coast. but everybody else, you have to be aware of the dangerous heat starting at about 11:00 this morning. temperatures are up to 15 degrees warmer this morning. that will springboard us into a warm afternoon. mid to upper 60s all throughout the south bay. 70 in los altos hills. 85 in brentwood. livermore, 72. novato, 66 degrees right now.
your commute planner, it's going to be mild at the coast to hot inland. if you're taking mass transit, watch out for the blinding sunshine. it's going to be our hottest commute. i hope your car is working because you don't want to be on the 150 degree asphalt waiting for someone to help you if it breaks down. >> good morning. i want to take you back to our biggest issue at the moment, westbound 80 at hilltop drive. we have the multicar crash blocking the far left lane. that's a tough spot to have lanes taken away. the backup continues to grow towards highway 4. a quick check of the drive times. and the maze, due to this, we're now in the red. that's up to 51 minutes. definitely congestion building there. looking good once you make it to the berkley and emeryville areas. 14 minutes to the bay bridge toll plaza and head into san francisco, stop and go traffic 101 san francisco to the ound airport, still wide open in the green at just about nine minutes. had prks on both sides of 580 of
the tracy area. i'll have updates up next. new details coming in to the live desk on that breaking news in san jose. police activity at rafah hide roponics. our photographer has confirmed the suspect who was holed up inside the business surrendered to police a short while ago. we also now have a better idea of what prompted this. police say that suspect broke into the hydroponic store through a window around 4:00 this morning. police described the suspect to our crew as, quote, having a lengthy criminal record. now, an investigation under way, and you see right here, the hatch of the car open. they're looking at that vehicle, that is the suspect's car. back do you guys. >> thank you, jessica. >> closing all northbound lanes on the golden gate bridge. the event that could make shutting them down a reality. >> would you or wouldn't you drink waste water? the polarizing plan to make that a new way of life here in california. and mike and alexis are
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friends say they remember him as extremely passionate, courageous and loving. a service will be held in wyoming, ohio, and it's open to the public. >> new developments in the bill cosby sexual assault mistrial. one juror is speaking only to abc news. the juror who is not being identified, said two jurors prevented guilty verdict. the juror dcribes the experience as grueling and emotional. one person even punched a wall. the juror said 10 of the 12 agreed cosby was guilty of two of the three counts against him, having a sexual encounter with the accuser without her consent and giving her drugs without knowledge. they were all in agreement on acquittal on one count. >> president trump defended his record in iowa last night. speaking in a campan rally atmosphere for over an hour, he called the russia probe a witch hunt, he reiterated his desire for a border wall and immigration reform.
>> i love all people, rich or poor. but in those particular positions, i just don't want a poor person. does that make sense. >> trump also attacked the media, blaused his opponents as unbelievably nasty. a group of protesters was escorted out by police. >> the nba draft will be held at the barkley's center in brookland. 76er husband the first pick in the draft. they'll likely take washington point guard markell foelts. the lakers are expected to select lonzo ball with the second pick. after that, there's expected to be lots of surprises. the warriors don't have a pick in either of the two rounds. that doesn't mean they won't add a pick. last year, they bought a pick for more than $2 million and selected patrick mccob. you can watch the draft on espn at 4:00 this afternoon. want to show you these live images coming in from tropical
storm cindy. residents keeping a close eye on it. this is a live picture from bilexa, mississippi. there are tornado warnings there. the storm made landfall in southwestern louisiana earlier this morning. as i reported earlier, the effects being felt from the storm all over the southern coast, a person was found dead inside a car on a beach near galveston, texas. another person had to be rescued. that might be the second death associated with the storm. earlier this week, a 10-year-old boy died after being hit by a log that washed ashore on an alabama beach. we're watching the images come in. back to you. >> thank u. >> today, we're dealing with the fil day of t heat wave. >> at last check, 86 degrees in antioch already, mike. where do we stand right now? crazy temperatures. >> it is. it is unbearable for some. we have been out in it. some have worked in it for about five days now. i want you to know the
difference between heat exhaustion and heat stroke. one is a lot more dangerous and one is a lot easier to take care of. tat's heat exhaustion. you have pale skin, still sweating. you may not feel good. as long as you're sweating, you're doing okay. move to the ac and try to rehydrate. heat stroke is dangerous. you stop sweating. your body can't control your temperature. you want to call 911 because heat stroke is an emergency situation. sweating, find some cool weather. drink plenty of fluids. not sweating, call 911. that simple. a look from the east bay hills. hot hot hot today, and unhealthy air on this fourth spare the air of the summer season. easing begins tomorrow, and almost average by sunday. let's start in the south bay. triple digits, los gatos, morgan hill and gilroy. 97 in san jose. 79 in santa cruz. 84 in millbrae to 95 in redwood city on the peninsula. 69, half moon bay. pacifica, 72. same thing in the sunset. 81 in downtown san francisco. 80 in sausalito.
stinson beach, around 70. around 99 to 102 through the north bay valleys. 88 in oakland. 95 in fremont, and triple digits everywhere in the east bay valley. let's look at what's going on as far as the game today, because it is a day me. wrong gphic there, 12:35 first pitch, going to be about 82. 86 by the end of the game and feel 10 to 15 degrees warmer if you're sitting in the sun. my seven-day forecast, maybe one or two areas in the 100s, tomorrow, they're gone for sure saturday. the 90s are gone by sunday. >> let's look at the central valley. we had a problem on either side of 580 this morning, so we did just talk to chp. trying to get clarity. it was reported near grant line road, eastbound and westbound. the westbound problem started well over an hour and a half ago, a little after 6:00 this morning. they're saying everything is pushed to the shoulder now. just a little slowing on the eastbound side. if you're traveling westbound, the backup spilled over to 205 and things are heavy as usual
getting out of tracy, but it never turned into just a terrible backup, so that is some good news. staying just about average. quick check outside, you can see the bright sunshine. here's the richmond side of the richmond san rafael bridge. that has filled in and slowed down as well. we have a pretty significant problem on westbound 80 in the richmond area. we'll look at that next. >> thanks. a motorcyclist faces charges for driving through a group of demonstrators in san francisco. frightened protesters captured it all on camera. people were rallying against president trump's health care plan when it happened yesterday. a protester shared this video with us. the group rushed out of the way and no one was hurt. the man started to drive toward the group again, but police managed to stop them. golden gate bridge officials areet to vote tomorrow on a plan to close all northbound
lanes during the san francisco marathon. the proposal is the result of the london bridge terror attack where a man drove a vehicle into a crowd of people. during previous races, the bridge allowed traffic on southbound lanes and left one northbound lane open. thd the plan, the bridge district says all northbound lanes would be closes from 6:00 to 9:00 a.m. on sunday, july 23rd. >> we estimated there are about 4500 vehicles that cross the bridge during that time. that's a smaller number than the 15,000 people registered to run here for the marathon. >> golden gate transit buses will be allowed to travel northbound in an open lane. they'll be accompanied by security vehicles patrolling the course. >> bay area bike share programs are exploding in popular tay. now sonoma and marin counties are hoping to get in on the action. both counties are applying for a $1 million grant to set up a regional bike sharing program. the funds would come from the mtc. the bikes would make it easier to get to and from local rail stations. if approved, the grant would be used to buy about 180 bikes and
install the infrastructure. >> in berkley, police and fire departments will be training on the berkley high school campus. this is video from a similar training exercise in april. the community should not be alarmed by the sign of simulated gunfire or the presence of several police cars and ambulances. officers will be firing blanks during the exercises. traffic surrounding berkley high's campus should not be impacted by the training. >> here's a question for you. i'm sorry, a story first. thousands of baby car seats are under recall this morning. not the whole seats, only the chest clips. they're recalling the plastic chest clips on the car seats. they can break and pose a choking hazard. michael finney fir alerted us tohe issue last night. the company says t seats are still safe because the clips are not essential for securing a child. the company has no reports of injuries or choking, just broken clips. parents can contact them for replacements. a new study is revealing a long-term health benefit for women who breast feed their
babies. breast feeding lowers the risk of heart disease and stroke for the mother by about 10%. study analyzed information for morley 300,000 women for eight years in china. previous studies showed they had weight loss, lowered cholesterol and blood pressure. >> could you imagine drinking water from your toilet? it sounds questionable, but it could happen here in california. for about a decade now, a plant in orange county has been securing waste water and pumping it back into the ground water supply. now it wants to pump it directly to the water system for human use. the county had a taste test in hollywood yesterday. >> they said would you like to try that, i would think, no, really? but i think because of the promotion and they are thinking it themselves and their promoting guys are drinking it, we felt it's fine.
>> all right. the county now working to convince the public that the water is indeed clean and safe to drink. >> i'll be second in line for that. >> back in 90 seconds with the seven things you need to know before you go. >> looking live at 6:52 in the morning. live look at the bay bridge toll plaza. the sun out and looking hot out there. there. we're keeping you up to inthe only bed smart enough toer change sles mart bed. there. we're keeping you up to
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to know. >> the weather is number one. let's look outside and show you the haze that's developing on this fourth summer spare the air alert. plus, temperatures are right now in the mid 50s to mid 70s. even some 80s out here antioch on our way to 70s at the coast, 90s to 100s for the rest of us. >> number two, stay cool today. you can find information on cooling centers, ways to keep your pets comfortable and other tips at abc7news.com. >> number three, a live look here at rafah dropics in san jose. police have a suspect in custody after a break-in in the store. the suspect was holed up inside for an hour. >> brentwood, the cer on the scene of a deadly shooting. police say it started as some sort of argument between the two victims and a third person. >> number five, happening today, republican senators plan to release a draft of their health care plan. the senate looks to hold a vote on the bill next week. >> number six, just got an update on the richmond crash. did have the three left lanes blocked at hilltop drive.
got the all clear if you're coming from highway 4, at just about an hour. >> number seven, facebook ceo mark zuckerberg expected to give his first tv interview in years. >> a lot of people posting pictures of their feet up by the pool. you know those pictures? that would be nice on facebook. >> abc 7 news continues online, twitter, facebook, and all your mobile devices. > we'll be back in 25 minutes with a news update. >> be careful, seriously, the last day. your body is going to know it.
good morning, america. breaking news, states of emergency. tropical storm cindy making landfall. lashing the gulf coast with up to a foot of rain, tornadoes and life-threatening flash floods trapping trucks in water. the storm already blamed for at least one death. the system's destructive path right now. also this morning, the big reveal. senate republicans finally set to shareheir plan to replace obamacare this morning after those secret closed door talks. and president trump making news back on the campaign trail and making waves overnight veering off script venting and this comment about who he wants leading his economic team. >>