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whole team here and ready to go. we kick it off with mike nicco. >> hi, everybody. the marine layer is a lot thinner. at least not as tall as it was yesterday. that means the clouds are closer to the ground. you can see they're having a hard time getting over the east bay hills. mostly cloudy everywhere except for there. and up in the nappy valley, you can see the clouds hovering over downtown san francisco from our camera at pier 15. temperatures about the same this morning, 57 to 62. our top line is the inland neighborhoods, 78 at noon to 85 at 4:00, to about 75, comfortable at 7:00. 72 to 75, that's noon to 4:00 around the bay. and at the coast, we'll be around 60 to 61 degrees. let's get a check of the morning commute. here's alexis. >> we're doing okay, especially if you're traveling through the bay bridge toll plaza. no major issues yet. starting to fill in in the cash lanes on the right-hand side. we have a little ways to go here before we have those metering lights flipped on. drive times looking good too.
highway 4 to the maze, it we were going to be in the yellow, it would be here. we're still bouncing back from an earlier crash. just about 9 the rest of the bay across the bay bridge, and southbound 101, in the green at 9 minutes. mike mentioned some fog out there this morning. i'll pinpoint some of those areas in a few. >> happening today, president trump is heading to reno, nevada, where he will give a speech at a convention for veterans a day after violent protests at his rally in phoenix. officers used tear gas to disperse the crowd. four people were arrested on charges represented to the protest. the president addressed thousands of his supporters and defended his response to the tragedy in charlottesville and blamed the media. >> then i said racism is evil. did they report that i said that racism is evil? you know why? because they are very dishonest
people. >> well, the president also criticized senate majority leader mitch mcconnell for failing to repeat obamacare. he threaten today shut down the government over his border wall. >> san francisco mayor ed lee urging people to ignore the rally at crissy field and instead go to civic hall to the united against hate rally. another anti-hate rally will be held. >> developing news out of berkeley. tensioned running high with five days to go before an anti-marxist free speech rally in civic center park. this could be the thirst faceoff between protesters and counter protesters since march. the first two did not go well. people got hurt. police made arrests. the organizer of the rally is a transgender woman who says she supports president trump but opposed racism, hate, and violence. >> we're not here to cause vile bls. we're not here for white
supremacy. you show me one white supremacist group in the country that would accept a transgender at any of their rallies. >> it felt like an invasion. i felt an obligation to come out and defend my home. >> that's exactly the response city officials do not want. they are asking counter protesters to stay away from the event and go to crescent lawn where a rally against hate is scheduled. new this morning, a homicide investigation is under way in the east bay. it's happening in the community of byron and contra costa county. a stretch was closed to traffic near mccabe drive last night. it appears that roadway is now oipen again. according to a tweet from the sheriff's office, detectives are working the homicide case and will release more information today. >> a decision affecting the first known dreamer deported under the trump administration. the judge gonzalez curio will announce whether he's going to order him back to the u.s. to
give his case for staying. he was brought to the u.s. as a child. he's been protected under the deferred action for childhood arrive act, or daca. >> we're learning more about the shooting that killed an off duty oakland firefighter. 30-year-old jake walter was killed in a surprise attack. the suspect made his first appearance in court today. he's charged with murder and wounding a second firefighter. detectives say he came up to a group of off-duty firefighters thursday and started shooting. it happened in san jose after the taylor street night market concert near japantown. the shooting was caught on camera. the video helped police track down the suspect. police are still trying to figure out a motive. >> we still are interviewing individuals. the san jose police department hasn't broughton over their full discovery yet. >> the suspect has two prior
burglary rected convictions which makes it illegal for him to possess a firearm. his public defender declined comment. >> happening today, members of the california state university faculty will testify. they want lawmakers to change their approach to financing the system. this follows an audit in april that found the administration hires managers at a faster rate than other employees i and that there was no oversight of campus budgets. faculty members want to implement line item budgeting. a new state audit finds the university of california system has underpaid contract workers like food service employees. they report uc has failed to insure that replacing employees with contractors was also justified. the president does not dispute those findings. she pointed out that this happened before a new policy was put in place. 5:05 right now. apple employees could soon be cruising silicon valley in a
self-driving shuttle. according to "the new york times," apple wants the shuttle to move staffers between the campus in cupertino and palo alto. they would use a commercial vehicle with their self-driving tech. apple has been permitted to test its technology on some suvs. it's not clear when it will expand to the shuttles. >> tonight, you can learn more about b.a.r.t.'s proposed expansion to livermore. a 5 1/2 mile extination to a new station near the isabel avenue 580 interchange. it also includes new and modified bus services linking b.a.r.t. to altamont corridor express stations. the public hearing starts at 7:00 at the robert livermore community center. >> two entrances to the civic center b.a.r.t. station will close for good. last december, b.a.r.t. closed them for repair work. sf gate reporting they will remain closed to make room for a new substation.
b.a.r.t. says it will increase the number of trains. >> it is time to start dreaming. what would you do with $700 million? >> the second largest jackpot inch could be yours. abc 7 news reporter matt keller live in the south bay with the crucial information on what to do if you win. matt. >> reporter: good morning, reggie and natasha. i don't know if you're like me, but you start to lose perspective when the jackpot gets so big. i was looking at some of the other lotteries they have going on. the daily derby and fantasy 5. $158,000, $170,000. the mega millions at $25 million. i guess i would call my mom a week or two after i won that. you have super lotto with $7 million, about three months rent in silicon valley. then you get to this, $700 million for the powerball. all right, i'll get out of bed, take out my money and throw it at the clerk and try to get as many tickets as possible because that is big. the drawing is at 8:00 tonight.
you should be prepared before that. a lot of changes after you win. expect that. you often need help from people who understand the process. do the thoughtful planning first. in 2014, raymond won $425 million after buying a ticket at this milpitas convenience store but waited more than a month to come forward and hid his face. his attorney was among a circle of legal and financial advisers he turned to before showing up at lottery headquarters. >> that's the most important thing. once people know that you have this money, that this money is coming to you, people will come out of the woodwork. and he actually, a few of them did come to him and they were not the most scrupulous people and we were able to protect him from that. >> yeah, the lucky retailer might need a bit of planning as well. the max prize for selling the winning ticket is $1 million. all right, so what are the actual lucky numbers beside the $700 million number that is up
here for powerball? lottery statistics show the most common numbers are 26, 16, and 41. so those are the most common numbers to come up. so good luck tonight. reporting live in san jose, matt keller. abc7 news. forgot to give matt some money to buy some tickets. hopefully he'll float us. hi, everybody. let's look at the temperatures in san francisco. west portal, 56. we have glen park, 56. 57 in the castro. the mission, down towards lake merced. crissy field, marina, financial district, also as you head into downtown, about 58. we're 60 in palo alto. santa clara, 62. along with union city. 56 right now in petaluma and american canyon. here's the way it looks from south beach. looking back at the bay bridge. if you're on the bay today, it will be breezy north. maybe good for kite surfing. at the coast, bright spots.
gray most of the day, and exercising away from the coast, that's where the strongest sunshine is going to be. on the peninsula today, we start off at 62 degrees at 8:00 this morning. heading out for lunch, look at that delightful 69 degrees. we'll hang hang out in the mid 70s from 2:00 to 4:00. if you're inland, you may want to take an umbrella if you're going to be outside doing anything in the sun. you know, you could hold the umbrella and shade you from the heat that it's also bringing. look at the temperatures in the upper 80s from 2:00 to 4:00. quick look around the state. 106 in palm springs. 98 in fresno. 89 in yosemite. 77 in tahoe. scattered afternoon thunderstorms possible in those neighborhoods. afternoon sunshine, 79 in l.a. we'll have a heat wave in my seven-day forecast. stick around for that. here's alexis. >> still trying to bounce back from an earlier rollover crash and a seconda aeary crash at th same location. this is in the east bay, westbound 80 at central avenue,
we have been pushed off to the shoulder for 15, 20 minutes now. still trying to bounce back. it looks like we have an onlooker delay, but the speeds continue to increase. last time we checked, we were down to 18 miles per hour. now we're up to 29. you get the idea. it's taking longer than i thought it would to totally clear out. golden gate bridge, a dense fog advisory for this morning's commute. there could be some areas of some thick fog there for your drive into san francisco. and then if you're with us last night, we told you about an rv that hit one of the toll booths there crossing golden gate bridge. they have fixed that for this morning's commute. we only will have the typical two lanes closed. we'll check on the central valley up next. >> next, the new way a san francisco 49ers coach is making history. the possible phone call between president trump and senate majority leader mitch mcconnell that sparked the mcconnell that sparked the silent treatment
welcome back. just in, white house adviser jared kushner and other u.s. officials are apparently being snubbed by the foreign ministry in cairo, egypt. it's in protest over a massive cut to aid for the country. just yesterday, president trump's administration cut nearly $100 million in military and economic aid to egypt and delayed nearly $200 million in
military finances. kushner and other were supposed to meet with egypt's top diplomat but that meeting was canceled. they're in cairo as a part of a tour to continue peace efforts. right now, the delegation's meeting with the president is still happening, at least for now. >> opening arguments have begun in an unusual murder trial in georgia. >> a woman is accused of shooting and killing her ex-boyfriend, but her family says she may not get a fair trial because of a reality tv show. >> in this morning's "gma" first look, the bizarre murder case of victoria rickman heads to court. she is charged with fatally shooting her ex-boyfriend. >> high excame in and he raped me. and i shot him. >> she says it was self-defense. but it's what happened when police arrived on the scene that's getting a lot of attention. her family worried that she won't get the night of the shooting, cameras from the reality show on
investigation discovery were following responding officers. >> we have a deceased male on scene. >> but in opening statements monday, prosecutors describe a toxic relationship they say is worthy of an episode of jerry springer. >> all you are is a toxic web of lies. stop it. >> the state says she falsely accused her ex-boyfriend of sexually assaulting her before. at 7:00 a.m., we'll have more on the upcoming legal battle. >> it's 5:16. president trump and senate majority leader mitch mcconnell have reportedly not talked to each other in weeks. sources tell cnn the two have not talked since a phone call on august 9th. they say the call between the two men went sideways and both men ended up screaming at each other. apparently, the president was upset about the congressional investigation into russian interference with the u.s. election last year. he also fumed about a russia sanctions bill congress passed that would tie his hands on the matter. >> george and amal clooney are
donating maging money to fight hate groups. they're giving a million dollars to the southern poverty law center. this comes days after a unite the right rally in charlottesville turned violent. in a statement, the couple said what happens in charlottesville requires a collective engagement to stand up against hate. >> check out this in sandusky, ohio. this is how police handled the situation when a man was trying to jump off an overpass onto a busy highway. at first, they tried talking the man off the railing. he did not work move. that's when he climbed over and was about to let go. the officers jumped into action. they caught him in the nick of time. he was later taken to a local hospital. >> there's a new development in the san francisco 49ers recent historic hire. >> it was confirmed last week, katie sours would join the team making her the nfl's second ever
nfl full-time coach. she is shattering another glass ceiling as the league's first openly gay coach. >> she had just finished a summer internship with the 49ers when kyle shanahan offered her a full-time assistant coaching gig with the feel. >> she's a hard worker. you don't notice her because she goes to work and does what's asked. and because of that, she's someone we would like to keep around. >> she's the first female on the coaching staff in 49ers history. she's also the first openly lgbt coach in the nfl. she told sb nation's out sports website that there are many people who identify as lgbt in the nfl, but they don't feel comfortable being public about their sexual orientation. she said, quote, the more we can create an environment that welcomes all types of people, no matter their race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, the more we can help ease the pain and burden people carry
every day. >> as long as she's good at what she does, it shouldn't matter. i think professionalism, it doesn't matter if you're straight, gay, or it doesn't matter as long as you have a job to do and do the job correctly. >> fine if it's great with the players, i don't see a problem with it. it's terrific. >> the coach played football professionally and for the u.s. national team. she'll work mostly with the wide receivers. >> today, whole foods shareholders are scheduled to vote on the proposed merger with amazon. the vote is one of the steps needed to close the deal. the takeover would give amazon more than 460 whole foods stores and the possibility of making big changes to the supermarket industry. >> get to your tv, take a look at this because it's pretty cool video out of manhattan. watch as a bolt of lightning hit the spire of the one world trade
center in manhattan. this happened yesterday as hane and humidity moved through the area. >> let's get over to our local weather expert mike nicco. >> i would say that probably is going to happen a couple dozen times a year in that area. so that's pretty cool that you're able to capture it considering that lightning lasts usually less than a second. 280 at 17, pretty cloudy in the south bay. i have an average summer day on the menu for today. that means we'll see sunshine this afternoon, except for at the coast. clouds will return to most neighborhoods tonight. fog develops as the marine layer gets compressed more tonight. and even out to the coast, we could see warmth. the cloud cover at 7:00, having a hard time getting over the east bay hills. by noon, only the coast is cloudy. let's talk about your microclimates. we'll start in the south bay neighborhood. 77 in milpitas. 82 in san jose.
72 to 79, that's the spread on the peninsula today with san mateo at 76. we'll be around 64 to 65 along the peninsula coast to near 70 in downtown southusalito. 81 to 85 through the north bay valleys. along the east bay shore, 73 in berkeley and oakland to about 77 in castro valley and union city. 89, san ramon. everyone else, about 90 to 95. you can keep the windows open tonight if you're comfortable with that, 54 to 62 for lows. my seven-day forecast, check out the near 70 degree temperatures at the coast this weekend. 80s and 90s around the bay and inland. hey, alexis. what are you following? >> the central valley, we're starting to fill in, but not too bad out of tracy. 17 and 15 minus and we have not had any blocking issues along the stretch. yesterday, we had a tough commute through that area. today, it's looking a lot better. southbound 680 through walnut creek, that's filling in as
well. no current major blocking issues. and overall, our drive times looking good, too. westbound 580 across the richmond-san rf yell bridge, in the green at 7 minutes. san mateo bridge, 13. and westbound 84, you look great at 9 minutes. still trying to bounce back in the east bay from an earlier crash on wstbound 80. we'll head back there next. >> up next, the seven things you need to know as you start your day. >> plus, there's more to recycle. the new items you can throw in the blue bin. >> and possible postponeman in the recall effort. >> mike and alexis helping make >> mike and alexis helping make this a better day, keeping y including carpet and hardwood, tile, stone, even air ducts and window treatments. and your satisfaction is 100% guaranteed
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at president trump's rally in arizona. police had to use tear gas to control the crowd last night. number three, breaking news from the live desk. a lake county deputy has died. they think he suffered a medical emergency before his patrol car crashed into a tree in lakeport. the deputy was a husband, father, and assistant football coach. >> number four, supporters of former 49er colin kaepernick plan to protest outside nfl headquarters today. supporters say he's been black balled by the nfl after his decision to take a knee during the national anthem last year. >> a cool to average august so far. that's about to change as real heat, possibly 100-degree temperatures are coming to my seven-day forecast. >> number six, still in recovery mode, westbound 80, we had a rollover crash followed by a secondary crash in the same location. central avenue. that's been gone for about 40 minutes. still have some activity on the shoulder and down to about 26 miles per hour for about four
miles. >> number seven, the rush is on for powerball tickets as the jackpot soars to $700 million for tonight's drawing. that's the second largest ever for any lottery. >> i have been confused about the next story. you can now recycle bubble wrap after you pop it all, of course. because that's fun. plastic bags and other things in your blue bins in san francisco. >> definitely been doing that this whole time. >> i know. i have been really confused about the plastic bags. i'm glad i know this. >> these are new guidelines. the goal is to send less to landfills so you can now recycle paper coffee cups. we couldn't before? fabric and milk cartons. juice cartons. you need to make sure they're empty. soy milk and soup cartons included. i have been doing everything wrong the whole time. >> i have been putting that in the recycle bin since -- >> ever. >> since the start. glad to know we can. coming back with another full 90 minutes of news.
it is wednesday, august 23rd. and it's 5:29. >> good morning to you. thank you for joining us. we have that aloha spirit, even if we don't have the weather just yet. >> even if it's 5:30. still have that spirit. good morning, everybody. here's a look at our visibility. i want today show you this because the marine layer has been compressed to 1800 feet. if you're driving around in the hills, its going to get tough to see. so far, at least at the lower elevations, it's not too foggy
yet. 12-hour day planner. 57 to 62. 60s along the coast. low to mid 70s around the bay. upper 70s to mid 80s inland with a whole lot of sunshine away from the coast as we head throughout the afternon hours. a check of the morning commute. here's alexis. >> we're ramping up for the bay bridge toll plaza. the metering lights flipped on 5:25 this morning. filling in. looks like a little slower through the fast track at the moment instead of the cash lanes and starting to ramp up and slow down out of tracy as well. you're in the yellow at 44 minutes. southbound 680, about 16. and northbound 85, 101 to cupertino, great at 15 minutes. talk a little more about mass transit up next. this morning, following developing news in the north bay. >> sad story. lake county deputy died in a crash in lakeport over night. his patrol car slammed into a tree. officials say the 50-year-old deputy robert rem rumfelt may
have had a medical emergency before the crash. he served in the police department from 1997 to 2006. he's been with the lake county sheriff's office for the last three years. he leaves behind a wife and three daughterses. >> a firefighter got hurt after battling a grass fire in palo alto in the foothills off page mill road. crews kept the fire to about five acres. one firefighter taken to stanford hospital for nonlife threatening injuries. no structures were damaged. >> a surfer doing fine after being rescued from the water off lands end in san francisco. he fell on rocks at mile rock beach last night and hurt his ankle. rescuers used a boat to get to him. he was conscious and complained of being cold. >> a hearing scheduled for today in a recall effort against santa clara county judge aaron persky may be postponed. a judge was just assigned to the case yesterday and needs time to get up to speed. persky argues the recall should
be handled by the state and not the county. if the court sides with him, recall organizers would have to start all over again. they say persky has a pattern of bias in cases involving sex crimes, including the case against former stanford swimmer brock turner. >> two right wing demonstrations set for this weekend will be met with a huge force of -- show of force by police. right now, berkeley and san francisco departments preparing their officers. >> in san francisco, that means every single officer will be on duty. abc7 news reporter amy hollyfield live for us at crissy field. good morning, amy. >> reporter: good morning. the rally isn't even officially approved yet, but the police department is smaking big plans. according to our media partner, the san jose mercury news, all time off has been canceled for san francisco police for this saturday. every officer is working because of the crissy field rally. but mayor ed lee is telling people to not even come here, to not dignify the event. he says this just isn't welcome
in san francisco. >> enjoying the freedom of speech also means enjoying themes of collaboration and support and inclusion and diversity. not necessarily division and hate. that i think they are expressing. >> the mayor even took to social media to rally people for a counter demonstration. he wants everyone to rally outside of city hall on friday for a united against hate event. the national park service hasn't said whether the permit was approved for saturday, but the organizer of the event says he feels confident his permit will be approved and his followers will be here starting at 2:00 on saturday. reporting live in san francisco, abc7 news. >> thank you. this morning, four people are facing charges in connection to the violence outside president trump's rally in phoenix, arizona. police used tear gas to break up protesters.
police arrested a fifth person for an unrelated warrant. thousands of the press's supporters attended last night's rally. tonight, he'll be in reno to speak at a convention for veterans. >> a north bay theater company is the latest casualty of the violence in charlottesville. just a few props are left. the play, the foreigner, has been cancelled because the 1980s comedy farce involved an appearance by the kkk. after seeing clashes between white nationalist protesters and counter protesters, the theater's artistic director didn't want to take a chance. >> this is not the time to do a farce about the ku klux klan. this is not the time to make fun of them because even though it's easy to do so, they are dangerous. and we need to take them seriously. >> the play was cast and set to open next month. ticket sales for the canceled production will be refunded. happening today, help for
victims of a deadly fire in san jose. a real estate kamp is going to announce it's donating a new mobile home to the displaced family and they lost so much. fire destroyed the home at the golden wheel mobile home park last week. three people died, a man and two children. the cause of the fire still under investigation. advantage homes says it will pay for the cleanup and installation of the new home. >> hayward police want your help finding more potential victims of a man accused of sexual assault and kidnapping. the man was arrested in june, but police are just now releasing details about the case. investigators say he pistol whipped and sexually assaulted a woman who assessmented a ride from him. he's also a suspect in a similar case in hayward in 2015. he currently faces four counts of sexual assault and one count of kidnapping. >> wells fargo is warning the bogus account scandal could grow. an investigation of bank and credit accounts open without the permission of customers is almost finished.
the ceo says the number of false accounts will probably go beyond the 2.1 million already uncovered. wells fargo has refunded about $5 million to customers. the bank fires 5300 employees in connection with that scandal. >> it's 5:36 now. happening today, a bill to allow bars to serve your drinks until 4:00 a.m. goes before the assembly appropriations committee. the bill is sponsored by san francisco state senator scott wiener. he wants communities to have more control over night life. liquor stores are not included in the longer hours proposal. the appropriations committee is the last step before the bill goes before the full assembly. >> if you can't call, you can text 911 to report emergencies in antioch. last night, the antioch police department announced its new feature is up and running. it only works within the city limits. text messages must be in english, and the agency is the first to offer the service. i should add, you cannot just
text 911. the number you teed to text is on their web page, and it's a little hard to remember, so i suggest you get it and put it into your phone. otherwise, you're going to find yourself wondering what to tex lt during an emergency. >> a worker shortage on the peninsula is now called a crisis. >> this is a story you will only see on abc7 news. we were on burlingame avenue in burlingame where many restaurant owners say they can't find employees. the owner says one of their largest employee pools, college students, is shrinking. many taking entry level jobs instead in tech. tougher immigration rules have also hit hard. >> i have never seen it this bad. you know, in all the years we have been here. >> we need servers, hosts. >> high housing prices are also a major contributor to the working shortage. they're understaffed. they do hope their customers will understand why. a former cia operative has started a go fund me page to buy a controlling interest in
twitter. her purpose, to delete president trump's account. valerie plame wilson is best known for being exposed as an agent during the bush administration. she tweeted that if twitter will not shut down what she called the president's violence and hate, it's up to other users to do it. her goal, raising $1 billion. so far, it's raised $4500. by the way, twitter worth $12 billion. >> amazon will open a new distribution facility in stockton that will bring about 1,000 jobs to the city. so far, there's no timeline of when that facility will open. amazon already has centers in tracy, patterson, and sacramento. it's time to go back to school in walnut creek. the walnut creek school district, grab the hoodie this morning. it's party cloudy and 61. but you'll need the shorts and short sleeves this afternoon. sunshine and about 86 degrees. we have also got some other areas going back to school. san carlos school district, cloudy and cool to start. but a sunny and mild ending to
the day. we'll go from 62 to about 74 degrees. hope you have a great first day. all right, let's take a look at temperatures along the east bay shore. running in the upper 50s to low 60s. richmond at 57. we have oakland, 59, along with san leandro and alameda. 62 in union city. arinda right now at 58. we have the same temperature in pleasanton, livermore. dress for 64 in brentwood. antioch and san jose, and mountain view at 63. 57 in san francisco, and novato. 55. pacifica and napa dress for 56 this morning. you can see the golden gate bridge getting harder to see as the marine layer keeps getting pushed down closer and closer to the deck. it's going to get foggier over the next couple hours. right now, on the bay, small craft advisory, 10:00 this morning until 10:00 this evening. a 12-hour window. spotty fog on the roads, not only today but the next couple days as the marine layer gets
pushed lower to the ground, and mass transit, cool to hot today. in the east bay, your hourly planner. 62 degrees at 8:00. at noon, a comfortable 69. 73 at 2:00. we're back in the 60s, 69 by 6:00. and by 8:00, about 64 degrees. quick look at our spread today, from 92 in antioch to 68 in san francisco. brighter and a little warmer today, but nothing like the heat that's coming in my weekend forecast. i'll see you in a few minutes with that. >> i want to start off on our traffic maps and take you into san francisco. a disabled box truck, a u-haul truck that's in the far right lane. right around 16th street, and as you can see, that's starting to back up onto westbound 80. for folks coming into san francisco, unless you're taking the first couple exits there, fremont or harrison, you're going to hit a delay. i know emergency crews are on the scene. also, heads-up if you ride
golden gate ferry from larkspur. 11:10, 11:40 regular trips will be packed. you want to get there early. 5:00 and 5:30 p.m. return trips will be packed as well, and parking will be extremely limited today. we have a new problem in the east bay. we'll check on that in less than ten. >> thank you. do you have your license plate number in your head right now? the bay area garage that is forcing you to memorize it. >> also, from pop to politics, the connection justin bieber could have with the next governor of california. >> 5:41. >> 5:41. you can keep
welcome back. this just in. we're getting new video here at the live dev from hong kong where a typhoon has made landfall. unfortunately, it has already been deadly. three people died in macao. there's also widespread flooding in macao and hong kong. they're dealing with wide spread power outages on top of the. >> thank you. this morning thrk wife of the american killed in the barcelona attack is searching for the last person who saw her husband alive. heidi nunez tucker said she saw a photo of a man trying to help her husband on social. she remembered the man was dressed as a waiter.
she says she wants to thank the waiter for helping the wounded. this morning, the commander of the u.s. navy seventh fleet has been relieved of duty. pentagon leaders say they have lost confidence in vice admiral joseph akwan's leadership. uss john s. mccain collided with a tanker on monday. crus found the remains of some of the missing sailors. this is the fourth crash involving a ship this year. seven sailors died in june. >> an amber alert in southern california has ended in a deadly officer-involved shooting. officer accused a man accused of killing his ex-wife and kidnapping his son. that man was shot dead. you're watching video from the sene where officials found the man and this 9-year-old son at an apartment in l.a. they rescued the child. the child is unharmed. authorities didn't say much about the shooting or how they saved the boy.
they say they found a handgun at the scene. >> a san francisco property owner facing a lawsuit for forcing people to live in what the city attorney calls an unsafe dungeon like basement. releasing photos as part of the lawsuit filed yesterday. melissa mendoza owned the building in outer mission and has a laundromat on the ground floor. for more than a decade, 20 people have been living in the basement. it has no windows and only one exit. herrera calls it an appalling illegal fire trap. the building's owner could not be reached for comment. >> caltrain will host a community meeting to discuss upcoming construction. it involves the caltrain electrification project. utilities have to be relocated and signal and communication equipment needs to be inspected. tonight's meeting is at 6:00. >> caltrans is on track to rebuild the viper canyon bridge
on high way 1 in big sur. new time lapse video shows the snaulshz installation of the steel girders. caltrans has been working on the replacement bridge for the last several months. you may soon have to memorize your license plate if you're going to park in some garages in san francisco, and some people are not happy. starting this week, the pierce street garage in the marina district requires you to enter your plate so you get your spot. you also have to pay for an hour minimum. it's part of a program the city is experimenting with. they want to make more long-term parking available in city-owned graurnls and move short-term parkers on the street. some people are not so excited. >> i believe in progress, but that's not progress. >> what is it? >> it's a nightmare. >> i love her. >> i want to turn barbara into a
gif. can we do that? we need her for so many things. >> transportation officials win monitor the new program. if it works, it could come to more garages soon. which would be what for her? >> a nightmare. she has passion. you can't knock it. >> let's talk about what going on weather wise, from the hooes bay hills, you can see the lack of cloud cover, which means you guys are headed for the 90s once again. sunny afternoon, and seasonal highs. mostly cloudy. more fog tonight. and a building heat wave for our inland neighborhoods through the extended forecast. we'll start with your numbers. a touch of heat today from 89 in san ramon to antioch at about 92 degrees. let's take a look up in the north bay. getting warm around santa rosa. 85 degrees for you. sauce eliteu leet sausalito, 69. in the south bay, pretty typical average day for august 23rd now.
cupertino, 80. milpitas, 77. and on the peninsula, 76 in san mateo to the coastal side, pacifica, 64 degrees. over along the east bay shore, breezy and cooler north. that's why berkeley is at 73, richmond, 72. but union city and castro valley, 77. daly city at 64. balboa park in the richmond district along with the sunset at 65. tonight's temperatures will be around 54 to about 62 degrees. a lot like this morning. get ready to wilt if you live inland and start turning the air back on and spending some money to stay comfortable as mid to upper 90s are forecast for friday through tuesday. low 80s around the bay. even a little warm at the coast. some upper 60s to near 70 saturday and sunday. have fun if you get out there. watch out for the strong sunshine. here's alexis joining me here. what are we looking at? >> a few incidents to get to. let's start off with our traffic maps here. the first one we had today was a
rollover collision, westbound 80 in el cerrito area at central avenue. that finally has bounced back and we're not seeing any more delays from that. unfortunately, we have a new problem just before you get to that point. westbound 80, we have a new collision involving two vehicles. that's blocking just the left lane right now. if you are coming from high way 4 and heading down towards the bay bridge, you definitely will have delay through the richmond area. it looks like we froze here. maybe we didn't freeze. maybe just no one's moving, although i doubt it because our hov carpoolers there are not moving either. they have some wide open lanes. those metering lights definitely on and have been on since about 5:25 this morning. i have some good news and bad news if you're doing the bay bridge commute into san francisco. a new problem just popped up. >> thanks. north bay spfs mart train will finally start service on friday, seems like we have been talking about this forever. new at 6:00, why it is selling property. >> first, the state department
there's a new warning out for american tourists planning to travel to certain parts of mexico. the state department telling travelers to avoid two states. including cancun and cozumel. also where cabo san lucas is located. turf wars between gangs has ledz to a surge in violence in those zones. >> for the first time,
firefighters in yosemite are using drones to get a better picture of a wildfire. members of the menlo park fire district's drone team began launching a drone this weekend at the site of the south fork fire. they're equipped with thermal imedgery that allows them to confirm the status of containment lines and the location of spot fires or potential threats. this fire has burned for ten days and consumed more than 3800 acres of brush and trees. >> they have a chance of thunderstorms again today in that area. hi, everybody. let's talk about the breezes. 10:00 this morning, 10:00 this afternoon. same areas as the last couple days. now we have also included the coast where the winds will be blowing from the northwest at about 21 to 33 knots from 9:00 tonight to 9:00 tomorrow evening. 24 hours of breeziness there. brewers, last game in this set. giants host a day game. 12:45. 63. sunshine and breezy. 67, enjoy the game, take the sun
scene. >> i want to take you into san francisco on the traffic maps here. we did have a disabled u-haul truck on southbound 101 around 16th. talked to chp. they're fairly certain that is all clear. it looked like a couple maerblsh crews helping out have cleared the scene. we still have residual delays. now a new problem in the backup. wstbound 80, around fifth, we are vorts of a crash. flipping over to our traffic cameras, westbound 80 coming into san francisco, a little fog and haze. not seeing a big backup yet. once you start on the 101 curve is where things start to slow down. >> thanks. speaking of alexis and alexa, happening today, walmart and google will announce a new partnership for voice activated shopping. walmart customers can order thousands of items through their google assistant. teaming up with walmart allows both companies to compete with amazon and its echo device.
>> netflix lost 10% of its normal viewership during the eclipse. netflix poking fun with two tweets yesterday. one said, hey, just wondering why 10% of you chose to watch a giant rock cover a giant ball of gas when i have always been there for you. and another one said there was a 10% drop in plays during the eclipse. >> some powerful california democrats are urging justin bieber's manager to run for governor. the report says that braun has immersed himself in the democratic political system over the last year. he did a fund-raiser for hillary clinton. tmz conceding no indication from braun or his camp if he's considering a run. >> another audit, another issue uncovered. next, what's revealed this time with the university of california's finances. >> closed forever. the big change coming to a popular b.a.r.t. station. >> pepper, the humanoid robot, was a hit in silicon valley last
coming up on 6:00 a.m. thanks for being there with us. it's august 23rd. >> we're glad you're here and we're going to have a warmer few days coming up soon. >> definitely some people want to use their pools or head to the beach to find relief from the heat. here's a look at some of the cloud cover out there this morning. marine layer at about 1800 feet. here's the way it looks from mt. tamalpais this morning. 12-hour dan player, 57 to 61 through 7:00. temperatures will jump into the 70s away from the coast at noon. even 80 inland by 4:00. all back in the 60s and 70s by 7:00. we'll show you that heat wave coming up in my accuweather seven-day forecast.
let's see what alexis is following. >> speaking of the cloud cover, we have a dense fog advisory for golden gate bridge this morn. that was issued by chp about 3:30 today. not looking terrible where our camera is set, but you could have dense areas. you need to slow down and drive for conditions. overall, drive times not terrible. tracy to dublin, well over an hour in the yellow at 49 minutes. antioch to concord filling in and slowing down at 22, and southbound 101, san rafael to san francisco, the fog not slowing you down too much. we have a couple issues if you're coming into san francisco via the bay bridge. >> thanks. happening today, president trump is heading to reno, nevada, where he'll give a speech at a convention for veterans. this comes just a day after violent protests at his rally in phoenix. police say anti-trump protesers threw rocks and bottles last night. four people were arrested on charges represented to the