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friend went into the water near the great highway and balboa street yesterday evening. he never came back. rescue teamed searched for the man until dark and turned up nothing. >> happening now, u.s. stock futures are up as investors await the opening bell on wall street. yesterday, the dow closed with a record high. it closed wint 37 points of 22,000 points yesterday. the s&p 500 and nasdaq are also trading near record highs set at the end of july. the opening bell is at 6:30 a.m. >> the white house is denying a report that president trump thinks 1600 pennsylvania avenue is garbage. an article in golf magazine said, quote, that white house is a real dump. the article says he said it to members of his new jersey golf club. by the way, a website tracking the president reports that he's vacationed on 11 weekends out of the 28 he's been in the white
house. and that has cost taxpayers $29 million. >> all right. it is 4:30. welcome, if you're just joining us. let's get to mike nicco for a quick check of weather. >> hi, everybody. open the weather window on the explor atorium. it tells what is going to happen the rest of the day. no clouds. where are they? mainly along the coast. that's where they're going to say until high clouds come in today. let's break down the 12-hour day planner. 55 to 69 degrees at 7:00. mid 60s along the coast, noon to 4:00. 79 around the bay to 83 at 4:00, and then 92 already a hot lunch inland and a hot dinner on the way, 98 at 4:00. 88 at 7:00 as you roll inland. we still have a heat advisory out there. good news, poor air quality is less. hey, alexis. >> good morning. we have a crash overnight in the same spot we had a lot of trouble yesterday.
this is northbound 238. not impacting the main line. just impacting the off ramp to east 14th. in the castro valley area as you head to 880. semi lost control this morning, flipped over. that is blocking part of that off ramp right now. it does sound like it's going to be a couple hours until we get that fully back open. we're looking okay right now. not seeing delays in the area. a quick check of the bay bridge toll plaza. a stack up on the cash lanes. left-hand side wide open. we'll take a look at drive times in less than ten. >> a big overhaul coming to market street in san francisco, including a ban on private cars and uber and lyft. >> this is a big deal. that ban is going to extend from 10th street all the way to the embarcadero. tiffany wilson live for us in san francisco. tiffany. >> reporter: good morning, reggie. that ban is just one of the changes, whether you're walking, biking, or taking transit, big changes are coming to market street. after years of debate, city officials have finally agreed on plans to change the way this
corridor works. the better market street project will affect market street between the embarcadero and octavia street. officials have agreed to restrict all private car traffic, including uber and lyft from 10th street east to the embarcadero. new bike lanes will be adding and then delivery trucks and taxis can use the curb lane while muni will have exclusive use of the inside lanes. the goal is to improve muni's speeds, increase safety for everyone, and update the overall aesthetic of the market street corridor. construction is estimated at $604 million. the city has not announced where most of the money will come from, but it already has about $100 million in funding to get started. now, construction is expected to begin at the very end of next year, and it will be conducted in about six different phases. live in san francisco, tiffany wilson, abc 7 news.
>> thank you, tiffany. speaking of uber and lyft, they're both supporting a bill to reduce the number of hurdles drivers to have clear to work in cities across the state. right now, current law requires ride hailing drivers to obtain business licenses. the l.a. times reports few cities enforce those laws. a state senate bill would allow drivers to obtain one license issued by the city they live. the bill needs to pass more hurdles before becoming law. good morning, everyone. here at the live desk, just getting these images of an emergency landing that opened in oklahoma after several people had breathing problems from a strange smell inside the cabin. the plane took off from southern california. the jetblue flight was flying from long beach to ft. lauderdale in florida. made the emergency stop around midnight. officials tell our colleagues at abc news in oklahoma city the bizarre odor was coming from the cockpit. at this point, unclear if those
five victims are hospitalized. an investigation is under way right now to figure out what went wrong and where that smell is coming from. i'll continue tracking this story. reggie. >> thanks. republicans in congress are saying the fight to repeal and replace obamacare isn't over yet. this time, they plan to reach out to democrats to make that happen, even if it means going against the president. maggie is in washington. >> reporter: days after the republican effort to repeal and replace obamacare crumbled in the senate, now, a new hope. >> we have a lot of bipartisan discussions going on right now. more than we've had in months. >> both sides are calling for a solution. with republican senator lamar alexander and democratic senator patty murray teaming up. saying they want to see federal payments to insurers that help millions of low and moderate income americans afford coverage continue for at least another year. but president trump has threatened just the opposite. tweeting, if a new health care bill is not approved quickly, bailouts end very soon.
some senators now ignoring those threats from the president. >> for now, what we need is stability in the marketplace and those payments contribute to that. so i would hope he would continue to make them. >> some senators warn without the stability and an effort to fix what's wrong with the 2010 health care law, consumers could face an increase in their premiums and a shrinking number of insurance carriers. maggie ruly, abc news, washington. if you use cover california to buy health inshrps, you could pay more next year. insurance premiums are going up 12.5% in the new year. covered california provides coverage to about 1.5 million people. the majority of them receive subsidies that lower premiums under the affordable care president trump has promised to stop funding those subsidies. >> san jose residents who say they were accused of lighting off fireworks is
fining people without sufficient proof. officials say citations were based on whether neighbors sent in photos or video. at least two people reported it at a certain address and if the reporting party is willing to testify. amy spoke to the fire marshal to tell him they have the wrong house. >> he said if people report you in the online system, they don't need photo or video. that's enough for us to consider you guilty. and i almost couldn't speak. >> she must now pay the $500 fine to appeal. she thinks she should be able to appeal without paying a fine. we spoke to her councilman, he said he'll be willing to look into whether changes should be made. >> the minerva fire is burning a forest area outside of the town of quincy. it's burned more than 1300 acres of forest.
they have over 800 fifrs on the fire line. fire engines are stations around quincy for structure protection. no buildings have burned so far, and an air quality advisory is in effect. >> caltrans says it has a plan to reopen a stretch of highway 1 closed by a massive mudslide. crews will build a new road over the slide at mud creek just south of big sur. they say the road will be stabilized using rocks, netting, berms, and other equipment. it dumped more than 5 million cubic yards of debris into the road and ocean. caltrans says it may take a year to reopen the route. the possibility of heat adversely affecting your weather is going to be extended. it was supposed to end at 9:00. now the weather service says we'll keep it around until 9:00 tomorrow evening. it's above about 1,000 feet, areas still in the 70s and 80s this morning. so we're not really cooling off much. for the rest of us, still going to be hot, especially inland.
get those strenuous activities over early. take frequent breaks. find some shade. hydrate early. don't wait until you're thirsty and try to fit those light colored clothes and loose fitting ones on your body today. here's a look at south beach. we'll use that to talk about the roads. yeah, there's thicker fog out there, but it's still few and far between. i wanted to let you know it is out there. summer spread on mass transit from 70s in san francisco to 100s inland. on the bay, no small craft advisory today. san francisco, 54 to 57 degrees this morning. 73 in san francisco to 103 in antioch. the heat rolls on. i'll take a look at your microclimates and relief as we head towards the weekend. here's alexis. >> yeah, no fog on the bay bridge that we can see, but how about golden gate bridge? we're totally socked in. a live look at 101. folks heading into san francisco, heading northbound into the north bay, pretty low visibility levels this morning. so far, we don't have issues
though. a quick look at drive times. looking good at walnut creek, southbound 680, six minutes. westbound 24, another eight, and wstbound 580, first one in the yellow, but nat too bad. 35 minutes. next traffic update at 4:50. >> thank you. if your kids are eyeing college but hate math, they can breathe easier. the break cal state schools will give them. >> kanye west left thousands of fans disappointed after cancelling a big concert tour. why he's now demanding a $10 million paycheck. million paycheck. >> we'll keep tabs on w
welcome back. only moments ago here at the live desk, we learned the u.s. air force successfully test launched an unarmed intercontinental ballistic missile from vandenberg air force base just northwest of los angeles. it would be the fourth time this year that the air force has done a test like this. in fact, this is video from a test back in may. this test, though, this morning, comes as tensions run high with north korea. north korea just tested their own missiles this past friday, attempting to show that their weapons can reach the united states. reggie. >> thanks. california state university system is making a significant change in its admission
requirements. no more algebra. a new policy will allow students to take courses other than intermediate algebra to satisfy general math requirements. the new rule starts in the fall of 2018 for students not majoring in math or science related fields. proponents say college level algebra is the biggest berea for earning a degree. >> kanye west claims the insu r insurers have not paid him the nearly $10 million he's due. he canceled several scheduled concerts last year. first, he cancelled after his wife was robbed. later, he canceled the remainder of his tour after he was put in the hospital for undisclosed reasons. >> the silicon valley business journal says the number came to light in a federal ruling allowing more plaintiffs to join the class action lawsuit.
the people suing claimed google denied them jobs for which they were qualified because of their age. google denies that. the company says it has strong policies against discrimination of any kind, including age. >> start getting the office pools ready because friday's mega millions drawing is estimated alt $323 million. >> nobody matched all six numbers in last night's 303 million drawing. in fact, no one has hit until the end of april. last night's numbers, 20, 22, 52, 57, and 73. and the mega ball was 7. >> you read that so well. >> not really. the odds of winning are 1 in 259 million. >> so you're saying there's a chance. >> i was hoping there would be a 6 so i could say, which is written on the ball. hi, mike. >> hi, everybody. should i be mad at my wife she hasn't won yet? >> disappointed. >> $4 or $5, wow, come on. here's a look at the east bay
hills camera. look how clear the air is this morning. no spare the air. bad news, not much in the way of cloud cover. we do have high clouds coming in to dim the sunshine a little bit, but it's not going to do much for this hot air mass. not a great chance of storms and the heat is breaking by the weekend. let's just jump right into the microclimates. the 100s stick out. morgan hill, gilroy, and los gatos. 95 in san jose. 80 if you're going to santa cruz. water temperature in the upper 50s. 77 today, millbrae. 82 in san mateo. 88 in redwood city and palo alto. we'll have mid 60s along the coast. even 67 in the sunset because it won't be as breezy as yesterday. 73 downtown. 74 in south san francisco. 76 in sausalito, and at 90 to 95 through most of the north bay. a couple 100s in cloverdale and lakeport. along the east bay shore, 79 in berkeley. 88 in fremont. as you head inland, everybody at least 100 to 104 degrees. going to be another warm night
in antioch. 76 there. the rest of us 56 to 68 degrees. here's a look at my seven-day forecast. the heat will -- i won't say break, it will drop maybe a couple degrees with the increase in clouds. still pretty warm friday and then you can see the heat easing back to normal levels saturday, sunday, monday, and tuesday. we'll bring alexis in. have a triple whammy. you live in the east bay, don't have air conditioning. and you're with child. >> yeah. >> what are you doing to beat the heat? >> a bad combo. i'm complaining a lot to my husband. and we do have a portable ac unit. it's been fighting a losing battle the last couple days. >> you can put it in each room that you go into. >> yeah, so it's helping a little bit, but i'm ready for cooler temps this weekend. taking a look at the roads this morning, we're doing okay. only one blocking issue and this is in the castro valley area. northbound 238 off ramp to east 14th street is closed and will
likely be that way until 6:15. a big rig flipped over. it's on its side. they have to off load that and get it totally clear. it's not blocking the main lains, just the off ramp. we don't have a sig alert. chp is saying not too busy in the area. i don't think it's going to turn into a big deal. quick check outset. san jose, 101 and 880, no issues. we'll head out to the oakland area in less than ten. >> you still have a shot at seeing hamilton even if you can't make it during its current run in san francisco. ♪ >> you're not going to see lynn manual. lower your expectations right now. >> i'm so sad because it's leaving on saturday. san francisco. but it is coming back not soon, but early 2019. so get in line now. >> yeah. >> no specific dates have been released yet. as i mentioned, it ends its run in san francisco this weekend and then it heads to l.a. and
performances there begin on august 11th. >> there may be a couple seats available. it's worth checking. >> i looked. five seats available, i think, for the rest of the week. do you have $700? glow i get it. >> a glittering iphone case is recalled. the hazard it poses to anyone who uses it. >> a lawsuit claiming california isn't doing enough to protect whales and sea life. what it demands leaders do right away. >> san francisco pays tribute to the late jerry garcia. first, this morning's tech bites. >> a big recall of iphone cases. >> the electronics which makes the liquid glitter cases is recalling more than a million of them, after reports of severe chemical burns when the cases break. >> 24 people have reported injuries. >> amazon is set to hire thousands of new employees today at job fairs across the country. >> it's looking to fill 50,000 open positions, full-time and part-time, firearm sorting and
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group plans to file a lawsuit against the state. it claims california is not doi doing enough to protect sea life from getting trapped in lines. they argue crab traps are killing blue whales and leather back sea turtles. they're asking the state to better regulate fishing boats. the nonprofit is hoping to get ahead of fishing season which opens in mid-november. >> you may want to check your fridge or freezer to see if you have ground beef being recalled. it is specifically the two-pound trays of certified angus beef ground chuck, 80% lean, 20% fat. the beef was bruced on july 15th. the manufacturer believes the beef may be tainted with plastic foam. so far, no injuries have been reported. all the info about the recall is on our website. >> some popular cell phone covers with liquid glitter are being recall because they can cause skin irritation, blisters
or burns if they leak. the cases come in a lot of styles. you can see some of them here. the cases are made by a mixed bin electronics for iphone 6, 6s, and 7, sold online and in large chain stores. you can find out how to get a refund by going to abc7news.com. >> one like this? >> you have the glitter? >> yeah, i have the glitter. working the front, party in the back. that's what that's about. >> tomorrow, steph curry will play against pro golfers in the hayward hills. >> he played a practice round in anticipation of the ellie may classic. the two-time nba mvp received an invite by sponsor but will play as an amateur. he finished fourth in a celebrity tournament in tahoe a couple weeks ago. he says he just hopes to make the cut and play on the weekend. >> these guys dedicate their life to the game, and are grinding every week to make it to the pga tour. i understand how hard it is out
here. my self as a casual professional golfer in my head, not in real life, i just want to have fun, make some birdies. >> it's tough to stand next to steph curry. that's what i learned from that. >> you don't realize how tall he is. >> yes. curry will be raising money for the warriors community fund. he tees off tomorrow at 8:55 in the a.m. >> his swing looks like what i dream mine to look like. hi, everybody. let's look at your hourly temperatures. we will start in the north bay. 83 is the average high in napa. 65 at 8:00. 85 at noon. look at the low 90s from 2:00 to 4:00. even in the evening commute, 86 and 77 at 8:00. livermore, 92 by noon. pushing 100 from 2:00 to 4:00. still 92 at 6:00. and 83 at 8:00. all right, let's head over to the other side. at&t parx for the bay bridge series. 64 at 7:15, dropping down to 59.
>> we do have one new issue in for westbound 580. this is just past harrison in oakland for folks heading to the maze. sounds like someboy lost a tire. so we've got the far right lane blocked. chp is on the way to the scene. it sounds like they also have someone coming to possibly pick them up. we'll see if we need a tow truck or if they can get that pushed off to the side on its own. everybody else looking pretty good. light volumes through the bay bridge toll plaza and no metering lights yet. we'll talk more about mass transit coming up at 5:00. >> thank you. a neighborhood in san francisco is honoring a native son. grateful dead frontman jerry garcia. >> we were in the excelsior district where his daughter trixy unveiled a black yesterday about two blocks from the small home garcia lived in as a child. his daughter hopes his legacy will be an inspiration. >> we
excelsior, and we are happy that kids know that someone came from this area and ended up changing the world. >> that's a cool blaplaque. he would have turned 75 yesterday. >> crimes on b.a.r.t. coming up next at 5:00 a.m., the report showing which types of crimes are prevalent at which specific stations. >> and attention, comutders. do you have questions about the van ness road project? you can find the answers today. >> we do have breaking news coming in. a shooting investigation under way right now in hayward. i am gathering details and images for you. we'll have that coming up next. >> find out what president trump is doing to p
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coming up on 5:00 a.m. good morning and welcome. wednesday, august 2nd. >> we're glad you're making a part of your morning with us, and also hope that you're wearing very light clothing today. >> yeah, that would help. if you're going to be outside, listen to your body. hydrate now and don't wait until you're thirty-firsty. those are some of the keys to stave off the heat. here's a live look at doppler 7. those are high clouds around 20,000 feet. thal. be increasing today, but they're not going to dim the sunshine enough to stave off the heat. here's a look at the 12-hour day planner. 55 to 69. warmer when you step outside this morning. bottom line, those are your temperatures at the coast. mid 60s at noon and 4:00. 92 to 98 inland. i'm sure a lot of us, our car thermometers will be over 100. if you're heading out this evening, 62 at the coast and 88 inland. notice the lack of clouds. let's find out if there are issues on the road. >> thought too many.