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good morning on this july 14th. friday is the most important part of that sentence. 5:00 in the morning. >> thanks for waking up with us. we have everyone here. good morning. alexis smith and mike nicco giving us some weather this weekend. >> got a little fog right now. that won't be the case over the weekend as it's going to get hot in many neighborhoods. you can see the fog mainly along the coast. it is spilling into some of our lower elevations. but it's going to go away faster than yesterday. you can see it trying to swallow the bay bridge on our south camera there. here's your 12-hour day planner. temperatures this morning, 7:00, in the mid to upper 50s. that bottom line is the coast. we're going tosty in the 50s for the most part. 72 to 77 around the bay. and that top line, 83 to 90 with
everybody back mainly in the 50s, 60s, and 70s by 7:00. we'll talk more about that heat coming up. how about the commute this morning? >> we have one hot spot in the east bay. overnight road work on southbound 880 and all traffic is forced off at 23rd avenue just briefly and then you get right back on southbound 880, but boy, pretty decent backup if you're heading through in the early morning hours. you want to take 580 instead. cruising along at 64 miles per hour. down to 2 miles per hour approaching the construction closure. we're supposed to get a couple lanes open at 5:00 a.m. we'll take a look at drive times coming up in less than ten. >> thank you. protests are expected today as two oakland police officers who reportedly mishandled the department's sexual misconduct case are set to be honored. a report ordered by the department's federal court monitor found opd's investigation of its own officers to be wholly inadequate. according to the east bay express. ronald holmgren and john lewis were two of the top brass involved in the mishandling of the investigation involving a teenager named jasmine abuslin.
new oakland police chief ann kirkpatrick named them to her command staff, effective july 1st. >> the man convicted of the massacre at oakland's oikos university is set to be sentenced today. he entered a no contest plea in may and was found guilty of seven counts of murder with special circumstances and three counts of attempted premeditated murder. in april of 2012, he went to his former school, shot and killed seven people. he'll be sentenced to seven consecutive terms of life in prison without the possibility of parole. plus another 271 years to life in prison. >> now, to that air canada close call at sfo. we're hearing the pilots made the decision to go around the airport and attempt a new landing before the sfo tower ordered them to do so. it happened on friday night as the flight from toronto was trying to land here in the bay area. the pilot mistook the taxiway for the runway and came as close as 100 feet from two other jetliners. that's according to the full preliminary report from the canadian transportation safety
board released yesterday. after landing safely, the air canada pilots were asked to call sfo traffic control to discuss what happened. >> a 51-year-old man is in serious condition after being assaulted while walking in san francisco's south of market neighborhood. police say the victim was on howard street near spear on wednesday afternoon when he was approached by a man who started yelling at him. investigators say victim did not know what the man was yelling about. authorities say the victim was then punched at least two times by the attacker who got away. >> as president trump returns from his trip abroad, he is tweeting about the new health care bill this morning, say, quote, republican senators are working hard to get their failed obamacare replacement approved. i will be at my desk, pen in hand. with that new bill is seeing new signs of trouble. republicans are facing opposition from members of their own party. the new draft still does not have the support to pass. it keeps some obamacare taxes on the wealthy. it also puts aside $70 billion that could help some americans cover high premiums. still in the bill are those deep
cuts to medicaid. initially projected to be nearly $800 billion. you'll find a full rundown of the new health care bill on our website, abc7news.com. richmond is the latest city to adopt a safe exchange zone for internet based transactions. since december, police say they have seen five robberies, two thefts, and nine victims in reported internet exchanges by people buying and selling things off craigslist, so the department has designated two parking stalls in the police station parking lot as a community exchange zone now. it's well lit, always someday surveillance and visible from the front doors of the station. >> we're hearing from the victim of a package theft in the south bay. you're watching it right here. see this lady. she's going to walk up to that porch and casually take the package and take off. but as abc news reporter shows you, what happens next is what makes the story unique. >> a surveillance camera at heidi's house on tulip road shows a woman walk up to the front door, grab a package and take it back to an suv at the
curb. heidi came driving up the street just in time to see it for herself around 5:45 wednesday. >> my first thought was honk the horn, stop, get them to stop for a second so i could get a clear photo. >> heidi did get pictures of the suv and license plate, all the while screaming at the woman and man behind the wheel. then she realized the thieves were yelling at each other. >> put it back, put it back. go run it back there, because she sees us. and the lady in the back seat starts yelling, i'm not going to do that. you figure it out. this is your idea. >> the couple tossed the package from the window and sped away. neighbors are upset by the crime but happy with how things turned out. >> great that she was able to do it without getting hurt. you never know with a thief or criminal what they might do. >> san jose police say video evidence is always helpful and heidi's could help solve other cases if not her own. >> i just hope that they learned their lesson and that they don't go around stealing. and then i also hope that other people who think of stealing
boxes think again. >> and as the saying goes, crime doesn't pay. >> a box of tissue paper. >> the package in this case was just free packing supplies from ebay. in san jose, katie marzullo, abc 7 news. quickly want to show you what i have been watching here at the live desk. these are live images coming in from illinois. they're dealing with major flooding there. i want to show you this video we have from just a few minutes ago where there was a large sinkhole reported. this is des plaines, illinois. that's just north of chicago. the rain has stopped this morning, but the water there is rising. roads are severely damaged. they are dealing with huge sinkholes like this one. they are in a state of emergency. i'm going to keep my eye on things throughout the morning for you. back to you. mike. all right, thank you very much, jessica. let's look at the san mateo
bridge. you can see it's a little hazy there. we'll have foggy spots on the road today. the breezes, they'll be back, but not quite as fast as they were yesterday on the bay. and that summer spread will continue for taking mass transit. 52 right now at west portal. the cool spots in san francisco. we have 55 in the marina and ocean beach for the warmer spots. if you're heading downtown, 53. we have san leandro at 52. santa clara at 56 right now. how about some 60s? walnut creek, 62. tracy, 65. fairfield, 57. american canyon, 59. and dress for 54 in petaluma and richmond. taking a look around the state today, the heat is creeping in from the desert southwest. 114 in palm springs. 110 in vegas. 104 in fresno to redding, to 96 in sacramento. notious have some thunderstorms. they're going to be right across the sierra. an isolated chance, and yosemite, 92, and tahoe at 83. here's a look at the weekend if you're heading up to tahoe. 83 with an isolated thunderstorm today. a little bit of a break tomorrow, and then a better
chance of scattered showers as we head towards sunday. notice our average highs are about 81 degrees. and we're going to hang out with temperatures running at about 83 to 85 degrees. in the overnight hours, we'll drop down to the mid to upper 40s. we have our chance of 100 degree heat coming up and it may not just be all in the inland east bay neighborhoods. my seven-day forecast next. here's alexis. >> good morning. taking a livelic outside this morning. so far we're looking good for the most part. looking at some very light traffic here on the bay bridge toll plaza. friday light so far this morning. give it about 15, 20 minutes and we should have the metering lights on. so things will start to fill in, but for now, looking great. a quick check of drive times as well. westbound 580 tracy to dublin in the yellow at 36 minutes. westbound 4, antioch to concord in the green at 14. and san rafael to san francisco, you're in the green at 17 minutes. we do have a pretty decent backup on 880 in oakland due to construction.
>> crews are waried the building that caught fire yesterday morning in lafayette might collapse. this video is about the safest vantage point right now. nine businesses are gone, including the chamber of commerce. here's what 100 lafayette circle looked like before the fire. and here's how it looks now, consumed by the flames. luckily, no one was inside when it caught fire. >> my livelihood, and just got to move on and find somewhere else. but it's an amazing building. >> fire officials estimate the flames caused more than a million dollars worth of damage. investigators are not deeming this fire suspicious. they're still looking for a cause. >> anyone collecting social security is about to see the biggest payment increase in years. >> plus, apple's new headquarters in cupertino isn't even open but it's always having an unprecedented impact on the area dwrrb. >> transportation officials just released their spending plan. released their spending plan. >>
5:12. we're hearing from the editor of a skateboarding magazine who needed staples in his head after this incident at the unpermitted street race that happened near dolores park. >> i was flying down the side and i hit a reflector. >> we caught up with jake phelps. as you can see, he's recovering in the hospital after the hard fall he took on tuesday night. he wasn't the only one. a skateboarder collided with an officer and flipped over a patrol car. as officers arrived to try to
get the injured help, the crowd started throwing things at them. phelps says that cops reacted too quickly. >> i think they overreacted. they don't really understand skateboarders want to go down hills. the hill was smooth. >> he did say that he understands police have to maintain law and order. police were investigating their response and checking body cams. >> san jose police hope someone can identify this man. police say that suspect took a case of beer at the 7-eleven on white road when the clerk chased after them, other people started beating the clerk. the victim ran back inside. other suspects went into the store as well and took more items before leaving in a large back four-door sedacand a white four-door sedan. this happened in february, but investigators are releasing this now because they still haven't id'd him. but police have identified the woman accused of using a fake $100 bill at a school bake sale. this is 41-year-old michelle
marie cruz. caught on camera at oliver's market. the high school held a fund-raiser there monday. chp in santa rosa say cruz bought baked goods with a counterfeit bill and got $80 in change. she drove off in a dark colored honda with custom rims. cruz has a criminal history dating back to 1995. convicted of theft, burglary, and forgery. >> thoughts and prayered offers for an experienced stuntman. >> he was injured on the set of "the walking dead." here's lindsey davis. >> in this morning's "gma" first look, real life horror on the set of a popular tv show. production on amc's action packed series "the walking dead" is temporarily shut down after a horrifying accident on its georgia set. >> we had someone fall about 25 feet off of a balcony straight onto concrete. we need an ambulance asap. >> a stuntman falling more than two stories onto a concrete floor wednesday.
in this 911 call obtained by tmz, an assistant director on set describes him as barely conscious. >> is he bleeding from anywhere? >> yes, coming out of hes nose. >> is he able to talk to anybody? >> no. >> the stuntman reportedly suffed a head injury so severe, he had to be transported to a level i trauma said in atlanta and we'll have the latest on this tragic at 7:00 a.m. with your "gma" first look, i'm lindsey davis, abc news, new york. well, it's 5:15 now. anyone collecting social security will see about a $28 increase per month starting next year. the trustees who oversee social security released their predictions yesterday, revealing the biggest increase in years. trust funds that support social security are estimated to run dry in 2034. >> the cost to drive on seven state operated bridges in the region could go up if voters approve a $3 toll increase next year. that includes the cost on the richmond san rafael bridge. the funding would pay for
improvement projects to ease congestion. our media partner says here are some of the projects that would affect the north bay. they include a connector between northbound highway 101 and the richmond-san rafael bridge. smart rail service to windsor. >> apple's spaceship headquarters in cupertino isn't even finished yet, but the business journal reports it's already giving the city a major economic boost. a recent financial report shows the total assessed value of the property increased more than $1.7 billion in the last fiscal year. and the business journal reports that more restaurants, stores, hotels, and residential units are being built near that campus. >> i love fiona the hippo. i know a lot of you do, too. i don't understand this next story. she is now an official honorary sheriff's deputy. >> the hamilton county sheriff's office recognized fiona yesterday at the cincinnati zoo. the office said they want to support the zoo and its
conservation. we fell in love with fiona as she was born in july six weeks premature. she was raised by human caretakers at the zoo and reunited with both parents earlier this week. >> you know fiona is like, i'm what? i'm a sheriff's deputy? okay. hi, mike. >> maybe she's going to patrol the water. because i can't imagine she's very fast on land either. >> don't underestimate her. >> never would. adorable, no doubt. all right. let's talk about what's going on outside. remember those high clouds where talked about a few minutes ago. there are some of them showing up on our san jose camera at 280 at 17. if you catch a beautiful sunrise this morning, #abc7now. high clouds and sunshine. slightly warmer today. a quick heat wave. it's almost here. and cooling early next week. let's talk about where the heat is going to be the most dangerous. actually up in the higher elevations because your temperatures at night will only fall into the 70s and 80s while the rest of us are going to fall into the 50s and 60s.
notice, the higher elevations that we have the heat advisory from about 8:00 tomorrow morning through about 9:00 sunday evening. all right, the heat starting to feel a touch of it in our inland east bay neighborhoods from say 90 in san ramon to about 96 in antioch. in the north bay, we're 88. breezes that kept you cool and comfortable, not going to be there as much today. 84 in novato and also in napa. as we head down to the south bay, 85. warm there, but getting hot in places like los gatos and gilroy and morgan hill. low 90s there. peninsula, we'll have 9 on both sides, but 62 in half moon bay to about 80 in menlo park to possibly 83 in redwood city. over along the east bay shoreline, temperatures in the mid to upper 70s. fremont the exception at 80. and then let's go to san francisco. 69. summer heat is absent, but technically, the is about where we should be. about 66 in the mission for another warmer spot. south san francisco, 68. my seven-day forecast, just two days of heat. go see a movie, hang out at the
mall the next couple days and then head back to work monday when it's not hot again. alexis. >> find somebody or some place with ac. that is the main message. taking you to some road work here that we have had in oakland on southbound 880. things are slowly starting to improve. as you approach 23rd avenue, we did have all lanes closed and traffic was diverted off for that overnight road work for a short time. it looks like we have at least some lanes back open. we should have had the two left lanes open by 5:00. we have a call in to see if all lanes are back open but we were up to almost a three-mile backup. and a quick update on a rollover crash in the saratoga area. rollover collision in the cleanup stages. far right lane still blocked. next traffic update just before 5:30. >> thanks. another reminder for public transit riders to beaware of your surroundings. a man had his phone stolen from the palo alto caltrain station early yesterday morning. police were able to quickly
arrest the suspect, a 17-year-old. palo alto police say a man in his 60s was sitting on a bench when a teen hit him in the face with something and then grabbed his phone. after police got the suspect, they found the phone in some bushes. >> this morning, two airlines are raising ticket prices for the first time in more than two years. american airlines and delta are both announcing price hikes. delta expects fares will go up as much as 4.5% in the quarter. the money is needed to cover the costs of fuel and labor. >> cash is king again. americans appear to be putting more cash in their checking accounts and leaving it there. a bank research company says about $2 trillion is sitting in checking accounts right now. the average checking account has about $3600. at the same time, retail and auto sales have been sluggish. finance experts think people are reluctant to spend. >> we were in union square for the 54th annual bell ringing contest.
champion byron cobb won his seventh title. his first since 2015. the media operator dedicated his performance to his late mother. he credits his mother's influence in fostering his musical ability and getting him drum lessons as a kid. >> san francisco's new transit hub will be the latest to get a corporate sponsor, and they're paying a lot of money for it, too. $100 million from salesforce. the company has a new office tower right nearby, which is now the tallest building in san francisco. the transbay complex is now known as the salesforce transit center. it includes a rooftop park and is scheduled to open next year. >> coming up next, the seven things you need to know. >> and what were two former presidents doing together. the message they're senging along with a few laughs. >> then there's this. what it is and why you will not see this in the u.s. anytime
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5:24. here are the seven things we think you should know today. number one, today, the ntsb and faa will be at the site of a small plane crash in sonoma county that killed a pilot from san francisco. his three passengers were seriously injured, including his two young children. >> number two, despite heated moments a controversial medical marijuana dispensary in san francisco is a go. this after officials approved a plan by former oakland mayor jean kwan and her physician husband. >> number three, bastille day celebrations in paris this morning included this very special moment, a marching band spelled out the name nice in honor otthe 86 victims killed in the truck attack last year on bastille day in nice, france. >> number four, hope you enjoyed earlier this week where temperatures were close to average because today, the heat begins. and we're only about 2 to 5
degrees warmer. we'll be about 10 to 15 degrees warmer over the weekend. >> number five, got some good news. we did talk to chp and they confirmed all lanes are back open now, southbound 880 around 23rd where all traffic was diverted and check out how quickly we're recovering. no backup left. 580 or 880 a deeseabout choice. >> number six, fake fliers promoting jobs caused people to flood a stadium. tensions flared when they found out there were no jobs and it was a hoax. >> number seven, a sweet dell at crispy cream. they're selling a dozen glazed doughnuts for 80 cents, if you buy a dozen at the regular price. more doughnuts than you know what to do with. share with friends, or coworkers. >> amtrak is considering squeezing more seats into economy class. the change would reduce the distance between rows and shorten your leg room. amtrak has been struggling financially and more seats could bring in more revenue.
they said trains would still be more plezants than traveling by plane. you get up and walk around on a train and you don't have to deal with airport security. >> this makes no sense. there's a stand-up waterslide. lawmakers in a city of missouri have turned down a proposal to add one of these like you see here at its aquatic center. >> what on earth? it would have been the first of its kind here in the u.s. okay, stand up water slides are popular in the middle east and europe. this is video of the first stand-up water slide in austria. in sunset hills outside of st. louis, the board of aldermen voted down the proposal. they didn't even really discuss it. >> jessica things it looks awesome. i thirngs it takes away the whole fun of a water slide. aren't your hands going to get that plastic burn? >> yeah, okay. >> fun. we're coming back for another full 90 minutes of news including what governor brown says is at stake if the legislature fails to extend a climate change law. >> a lamborghini catches fire at
we can taste the weekend. key can taste the warmup. good morning to you. it's friday, july 14th. >> thanks for being here. and mike, what do you say about today? >> i say today is going to be pretty nice. just a touch warmer than yesterday. that will jump start the real heat coming this weekend. here's a look at your 12-hour day planner. we'll start at 7:00. 55en half moon bay to antioch and mountain view at 63. the clouds back to the coast by noon. upper 60s to low 70s around the bay. mid 70s to 80s mainly inland. we'll have 90s, but mainly around antioch around 4:00.
a lot of upper 70s to mid 80s inland and upper 60s to mid 70s around the bay, and 60s around the bay, 70s inland. we'll show you the heat coming up next. how about the morning commute. >> good morning. we're doing okay, but we're starting to ramp up in all the usual places. a look at the bay bridge toll plaza. haven't gotten official word the metering lights are on, but it looks like. southbound 101 across golden gate bridge, six minutes. 10 across the bay bridge, and westbound 92, san mateo bridge also great at 13 minutes. we'll head out to the central valley coming up in less than ten. >> developing news on the crash in sonoma. a plane carrying a san francisco family went down in wine country. >> a man died. three people are in the hospital, including two children. abc 7 news reporter amy hollyfield live at the sonoma airport. amy. >> reporter: hi, reggie. we're learning more about the victims. the woman who was onboard is the family's nanny. that's according to the press democrat.
she is in the hospital. so are the two children. the children's father was killed in the accident. that's william goldman, or bill. he was a professor at usf. and the grandson of philanthropist richard and rhoda goldman. they're descendants of the levi strauss family. his plane went down shortly after takeoff at the airport. the fire chief says the three survivors all have severe to critical injuries. the children, george and marie, are grade school age. they were taken to oakland children's hospital. the faa and the ntsb are here. they will be investigating this crash. live just outside of sonoma, amy hollyfield, abc 7 news. >> thank you. accusations of pushing, fainting, someone even had to be escorted out. all of this at a planning commission meeting in san francisco. >> people got heated over a proposed marijuana dispensary headed up by oakland's former
mayor. janine is live in the sunset district. janine. >> reporter: natasha, we are here at the proposed site of the medical marijuana dispensary. it's right here, and it was approved last night. and that comes as a huge disappointment to some of the residents who live here. now, sheriff's deputies had to calm down the crowd that showed up to the planning commission meeting last night in the city. the commission voted to allow a medical marijuana dispensary to operate. it will be the first one to open on the west side. former oakland mayor jean kwan and her physician husband will be running the dispensary. she spoke just before the decision was made. >> it's a controversy, and probably a year from now, when more doctors start prescribing to seniors, this would have been less of an issue. >> crime is going up. traffic accidents is going up. insurance is going up. morality is going down. >> those who live in the
neighborhood oppose the dispensary because they say it's bad for the children. nearby schools, and many in the elderly chinese community, but dispensary advocates insist the underserved community in the sunset district will benefit. the decision, though, it can still be appealed by the board of supervisors. reporting live from san francisco, abc 7 news. >> thank you. happening today, divers back out to search for a missing san mateo county man's car. abc 7 news was in montara as drivers revealed a wheel. they also found a fuel tank lodged in the rocks. a possible car crash is a new theory in the disappearance of the 22-year-old. he went missing on his way to work more than a month ago. if it is moss' car, volunteers think this is where he may have flown off the pavement. a small chunk is missing from the low stone wall that separates the winding road from the rocky cliffs. >> the trial is supposed to begin today for the man accused of killing kate steinle, and there's a good chance it is going to be delayed. the judge is expected to assign
the case to another courtroom. steinle was shot two years ago while walking with her dad on pier 14. lopez sanchez told abc 7 news he found a gun, picked it up, and fired it by accident. lopez sanchez's immigration status touched off a national debate about sanctuary city laws. he had been deported five times before steinle was killed. lopez sanchez has pleaded not guilty to murder charges. >> santa clara county deputies are trying to fiengd out why a man shot and killed his roommate. the shooting happened yesterday morning in saratoga at a home on bucknell road. the 57-year-old suspect called police, admitting he had shot his female roommate. they found the 60-year-old victim inside of the home. she was taken to the hospital where she died. the suspect remains in custody this morning. >> concard police are trying to determine if there are more possible victims of a man arrested for molesting a child at a laundromat. police say this man, 60-year-old jose chavez, assaulted the child on tuesday. investigators say the incident was caught on surveillance
camera at that laundromat on monument boulevard. the child's grandmother called 911. hours later, an officer recognized chavez at a nearby shopping center and arrested him. >> new details in the case of four young men who went missing in pennsylvania. 20-year-old cosmo dinardo has confessed to killing them. a source says he killed the men after feeling cheated or threatened in a dug dreel. he then reportedly burned the bodies at his family farm. so far, just one body has been identified. dinardo agreed to plead guilty to four counts of first degree murder in exchange, prosecutors will not be seeking the death penalty. >> president trump is now heading back from paris after celebrating bastille day. mr. trump and first lady melania trump sat alongside emanuel macron and his wife at this morning's parade, but the president can't shake the russia controversy. yesterday, he was asked about his son's meeting with the russian lawyer. according to e-mails, donald trump jr. thought the woman was a government lawyer.
president trump sees it differently. >> my son is a wonderful young man. he took a meeting with a russian lawyer. not a government lawyer but a russian lawyer. nothing came of the meeting. and i think it's a meeting that most people in politics probably would have taken. >> and a moment sticking out for many. president trump's comment about the french first lady's figure. mr. trump told her, quote, you're in such good shape. beautiful. >> an update right now on a deadly attack in jerusalem overnight. we have just learned that the palestinian president moahmoud abbas has called the israeli prime minister, benjamin netanyahu, to condemn the attack, which is a big deal. the two leaders reportedly talk about restoring calm in the area where this happened near one of the world's holiest sites.
two israeli police officers were killed by three palestinians overnight. the attackers were young. two of them 19. the third one only 29 years old. right now, friday prayers are canceled in israel for the first time in decades. natasha. >> thank you. another setback for president trump's travel ban. a federal judge in hawaii has expanded the definition of a close relative, meaning immigrants now have more options to bring family members that they can use to apply for new visas into the u.s. the list now includes grandparents, grandkids, uncles, aunts, nieces, and nephews. the trump administration limited it to parents, husbands, wiechbs, sons and daughters and brothers and sisters. it applies to immigrants from six muslim majority countries. >> the state senate is expected to vote on extending california's cap and trade laws. governor brown says it may be the most important vote of their lives. >> this cap and trade system along with our other policies is putting california in a place of creating all these jobs. and china is going to try to
take them. this is an incentive for the jobs of the future. and nobody has complained about cap and trade. >> this is a very critical issue. i think it can be addressed without increasing taxes on the poor and the middle class. >> brown testified before a senate hearing yesterday. the law puts a limit on carbon emissions and requires polluters to obtain permits to release greenhouse gases. it expires in three years. brown wants it to continue until 2030. >> a lamborghini was damaged after it caught fire while the driver was pumping gas. look at this video taken by a news viewer, jordan. you can see the big flames at the chevron station in redwood city. this happened at 8:30 last night. part of the street was closed while the firefighters put this out. they posted a photo on instagram showing the damage, and they do have a safety message. you need to always shut off your engine when you fuel your car. >> you need an academy award
winning actor to come in from farmer's insurance saying, yeah, we'll cover that. i love those. i want to show you, isn't that so soft? the colors this morning from mt. tamalpais, really nice to look at. kind of puts you in a soft mood for this friday. if you're going to the beaches, it's calmer and brighter. no beach hazards, no rip currents, at least they'll be out there normally, but nothing like what we saw the last couple days. around the bay, lighter breezes. if you're going to be at the pool or maybe even lake, extreme sunshine again today. burn factor about 10, 15 minutes. the coolest temperature, santa rosa and bodega bay. petaluma, novato, tiburon at 52. we have 59 in napa. 62 right now in lafayette. brentwood, tracy, 61 and 65. we have 57 in alameda. 56 in newark. san jose at 59. san francisco, 55. a look at the temperatures today. san francisco, 69. 74 in oakland. 85 in san jose. look at the mid 90s.
93, so a little sneaky heat there. and then 100s tomorrow. concord, clear lake, and cloverdale, and more 100s possibly even up around santa rosa and getting into the 90s down in the south bay. we definitely have a heat wave on the way. it's going to be most dangerous in the higher elevations because above 1,000 feet, temperatures will only drop to the 70s and 80s in the nighttime hours. that's why our heat advisory is in those areas. more on the weekend heat next. here's alexis. >> good morning. i want to take you back to a couple earlier issues we have been keeping our eye on here this morning. southbound 880 in oakland, we had a full closure due to overnight road work near 23rd avenue. things were completely clear. we did confirm that with chp about 20 minutes ago. i'm still seeing a little yellow on the southbound side. just south of 980. it looks like maybe crews picking up a few cones. use caution in the area. overall, that has recovered. southbound state route 85 at quito road, just past saratoga avenue, we have a rollover crash. a tow truck is on the scene, so
the right lane is blocked. a quick check of drive times. friday light as far as this is concerned. southbound 680, dublin to mission boulevard, 16. and northbound 85, 101 to cupertino in the green at 16 minutes. >> thanks. firg, the east bay, now the south bay. why 250,000 customers are about to see a water rate increase. >> a woman says an airbnb host discriminated by cancelling a reservation minutes before reservation minutes before arri ♪ ♪ isaac hou has mastered gravity defying moves to amaze his audience. great show. here you go. now he's added a new routine. making depositing a check seem so effortless. easy to use chase technology, for whatever you're trying to master. isaac, are you ready? yeah. chase. so you can.
it is 5:43. they belong to different political parties, of course, but former presidents bill clinton and george w. bush came together in dallas. they talked about the qualities of leadership and both stressed the virtue of humility. bush gave the example of clinton refusing to lord his victory over bush's father, former president h.w. bush. >> he was humble in victory, which is very important in dealing with other people. now, why do i have a friendship with him? because he's called a brother with a different mother. >> i didn't expect that. >> i didn't see that one coming. >> yeah. >> clinton agreed that office holders need to be humble and warned that those who are real arrogant in office have forgotten that history will be their judge. >> someone appears to be shooting at cars with a bb gun along a busy stretch of high way between morgan hill and gilroy.
at least two cars have been hit and in one case, a little girl is hurt. julie's minivan window shattered. her two kids were in the car, and her 7-year-old daughter grace was hit in the ear. >> glass just popped and got me in the ear. >> she's bleeding, and i just -- it was just really frustrating to, like, not know what to do and to feel so, like, confused and overwhelmed by what the heck is going on. >> another driver who stopped to help the family says his car was then hit with a bb pellet. sheriff's deputies took the pellet that got lodged in grace's hair for evidence. >> the san jose water company is raising rates for nearly a quarter million customers. the mercury news reports customers will pay about $3.50 more per month. the company buys its water from the santa clara valley water district, which is now charging it almost 10% more. the water company serves 229,000 customers in san jose, saratoga, los gatos, campbell, and kup
cuperti cupertino. >> a bay area congresswoman plans to lead a protest against a decades old ban on women wearing sleeveless tops or dresses on capitol hill. you're looking at a tweet from jackie speier and it ends with a quote, because women have a right to bear arms. this follows female reporters removed from certain areas for wearing sleeveless outfits. paul ryan has urged compliance with the dress code, although he has indicated he will look into the possibility of changing it. men are required to wear coats and ties. >> in san francisco, muni is testing bigger bike racks that can hold a third bicycle on the front of a bus. this is video from sfmta, posted on youtube for riders to learn how to use these racks. two test buses will carry the bike racks on five muni routes for the next two months. if that trial is successful, muni officials say they may install more of these racks to replace the two-slotted bike racks attached to every bus. >> thousands of people will participate in northern california's largest aids
fund-raiser. take a look from last year's aids walk in golden gate park. abc 7 is a proud sponsor. last year's walk raised more than $2.1 million for services and programs. more than $88 million has been raised since the walk started back in 1987. this year's aids walk is sunday at sharon meadow in golden gate park. you can still register. it's not too late. call 415-615-walk or go to sf.aidswalk.net. >> let me guess it's going to start out cloudy and foggy and wind up bright and sunny. >> wow. you have a pet rock, too? anyway, exactly right. you nailed that. we'll start off with clouds, temperatures in the mid 60s. end up with sunshine and about 70. really delightful afternoon. we're not quite as cool as the video we just showed. here's a look at the golden gate bridge where you can see the fog starting to take over once again. trying to work its way up 101 but kind of skipping san rafael. it's definitely thicker as you
head to the golden gate. today becoming sunny, warmer. tonight, clouds minimal. still cool, thankfully, because we have a hot weekend ahead. let's look at our visibility. petaluma at a half mile, same thing in santa rosa. you need to be careful. that will last through at least 9:00. the entire morning commute. by about noon, oh, easily back to the coast. probably 10:30, 11:00, going to be a quicker reveal of sunshine, and even the coast, we see sunshine as we head to the afternoon hours. temperatures today down in the south bay from 81 in milpitas to 85 in san jose to low 90s around morgan hill, gilroy. 74 in santa cruz. 83 in redwood city to 72 in millbrae on the peninsula. a little warmer along the coast with extra sunshine and calmer waves. 61 to about 65. near 70 in downtown san francisco. up in the north bay, about 84 to 88 until you get to cloverdale and lakeport, 90s there. 74 in berkeley and oakland. and 90 in san ramon to about 97
in brentwood. you may need the air conditioner. it's a friday evening. give yourself a break, come home to a nice, comfortable house. the next couple days, find creative ways to stay cool or head to the coast where the 60s are. monday, tuesday, and wednesday, temperatures back to average. we have been tracking fog together. tell me your side of the story. >> pretty dense in the north bay. mike went through the visibility levels. i have the layer on top of our traffic maps so you really can see, especially on the 101 corridor if you're coming down through santa rosa, petaluma, you could come into some visibility issues there. so far, we're still in the green, looking at our traffic flows. wee not seeing yellow or red this morning so it's not causing major delays, but just slow down and drive for conditions and here's a live look at san rafael, southbound 101 starting to fill in, and here, the fog lingering around the tree tops. not really an issue at the road surface level. quick check of mass transit. a heads-up for this weekend. caltrain will have a service change in effect as of tomorrow for their weekend service.
that is to accommodate major construction project in the area. so six cars for additional capacity, and service to giants games will be adjusted as well. make sure you double check if you normally ride caltrain on the weekends. we'll look at drive times in less than ten. >> all right all you star wars fans, we have a first look at a very exciting attraction. >> for fans of star wars and also for disney land and disney also for disney land and disney world. >> that music makes everything better. >> it does. so exciting. so this is the brand-new model that they're showing off of the future star wars themeland that will be opening at disneyland and walt disney world in 2014. i didn't realize the model was that big when you see the people next to it, then you understand. this is on display at this expo called d-23, which is happening in anaheim this weekend. one of the attractions lets you actually pilot the millennium
falcon, and then the other big attraction they have, which is the one i'm super excited about, i don't know what the final name is, but they're calling it battle escape right now. and they have some of the vehicles at the expo. they're showing off a model of that. it's piloted by adroid. >> this land looks amazing. >> the biggest expansion they have ever had. in their magic kingdom park. >> true disney fan right here. >> really looking forward to it. >> and disney, by the way, the parent company of abc7 news. >> a warning about mac and cheese. are there really harmful chemicals in your kids' favorite meal. >> but first, the babies who broke the internet overnight. >> of course. michael finney heading to corte madera today. we'll be set up between rei and urban outfitters there. who are these people? the energy conscious people among us say small actions can add up to something... humongous. a little thing here.
5:54. a former airbnb coast who canceled a reservation because the guest was asian american has been fined and ordered to attend a college course on asian american studies. >> we were three minutes away from the house, three minutes away. i felt so hurt. >> you were just hearing from the guest describing on facebook what the host texted her. she had reserved a home in big bear through airbnb in february. the host, tammy barker, canceled the reservation as she was close to arriving. barker also texted, quote, it's why we have trump. and i will not allow this country to be told what to do by foreigners. she says she hopes a settlement encourages others to report
discrimination. >> shocking. >> happening today, a new bus service that travels overnight between san francisco and l.a. had its maiden voyage. it has a lounge area and sleeping compartments called cabins. we got a look at the new bus service last month. the cabins come with lights and electric outlets to charge phones and computers. there's also an attendant onboard. >> beyonce has finally given us the first look at her newborn twins. she posted this photo on instagram late last night. the caption reads, sir carter and rumi, one month today. the photo already has more than 5.7 million likes since it was posted about seven hours ago. beyonce and her husband jay-z are also parents to blue ivy. you knew that, right? you can take another look at the photo on our website. >> did she knight her kid or is that part of his name? >> the child's name is sir. if you want the beehive to come after you, mike nicco, then keep talking.
>> i knew that would get you riled up. poking reggie a little bit there. thanks for playing along. hi, everybody. here's a look at your arx's rr forecast. the indians in town to take on the a's. first pitch, 65, down to about 59. comfortable to cool there. and the quakes are taking on a team from frankfurt tonight down at avaya. we start the match at 7:15. and temperatures tonight from 51 in half moon bay to antioch at 63. sleep well. here's alexis. >> you know, i'm so mad. that was my plan for my birth announcement once my baby comes. i'm going to have to come up with something new. quick check of things in the east bay in the sunol area. near 680, we had a crash originally on the eastbound side and then they had to block both directions. this is where it's down to one lane each side. just got the all clear, but pretty hefty delays there on westbound 84. if you're coming from the eastbound side, of course, lighter this time of day. not seeing as long of a backup. i know i promised drive times. we'll check on those at 6:00.
>> come on. come on, you're a coroner. >> yeah, the solano county sheriff's office posted this video of the deputy coroner trying to remove this dead snake. you can see she's pretty freaked out about it. eventually able to muster the courage to throw that giant dead snake off the road. >> really don't blame her reaction. >> absolutely. >> new at 6:00, going green. the changes coming to the war memorial opera house in san francisco. >> and developing news in the north bay, new details developing in a plane crash that killed a local man and left his children hurt. children hurt. >> plus, a thief
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always a good way to start. give us some good weather, mike nicco. >> yeah. we did it, yes. happy to be the friday. now there's a little bit of concern out there. because of the high pressure building over top of us, the marine layer is getting squashed this morning. that's pushing the clouds down and reducing the visibility in petaluma to a quarter mile and a half mile in santa rosa. that will be around for the entire morning commute. check out the enhanced color from mt. tamalpais. the baby pink and blue out there looks gorgeous. 12-hour day planner, temperature 53 to 60 at 7:00. we go to noon, 72. that's your middle temperature there, around the bay. to 77 at 4:00. the lower temperature at the bottom, 57 to 59, that's at the coast, and the top temperature where it's getting warm is inland, 83 to 89. by the time you get to 7:00, heading outside, 56 at the coast, 70 around the bay, 81 inland. temperatures will be 10 to 20 degrees warmer tomorrow. i'll show you that coming up next. here's alexis. >> good morning. those metering lights for the bay bridge toll plaza have been on since about 5:28. wraer rr