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good-bye, summer. fall officially starts later today. gonior m so ep tngtember 22nd. >> what's weird is mike's forecast, the seven day, it gets hot again. >> we have a nice cold spell, everybody gets excited for the seasons. people start drinking their pumpkin spice lattes. >> naturally. >> and it gets hot again. what's going on? got a heat wave coming. hi, everybody. a look at live doppler 7. you can see a little breezy. sfo 13 miles an hour, concord and fairfield 10. that's going to be the case today as high pressure takes over. we're going to have, look at that, hardly any clouds out there on the exploratorium camera and temperatures running from 51 to 56 this morning. 60 to 65 at noon.
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we'll stay in the 60s at the coast. about 70 to 73 around the bay and inland. below average once again at 4:00. look at those temperatures at 7:00. nice evening, 59 to about 64. we'll take a look at that warming trend up next. here's alexis. >> good morning, mike. and our only slow spot so far this morning and it is starting to improve. 880 a full closure overnight between 23rd and 29th for more work on the 23rd avenue overpass scheduled to wrap up and reopen by 5:00 a.m. and it looks like they got that done a few minutes ahead of schedule. and we're looking good everywhere else, too, just a little bit after stack up in the cash lanes for the bay bridge toll plaza on the left-hand side. the metering lights flip on around 5:25. we'll look at drive times up next. it is right around the corner, free speech week kicking off on sunday. >> and berkeley is asking residents to, quote, separate yourself from violence. abc 7 news reporter amy hollyfield live for us on campus.
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amy? >> reporter: hi, good morning, reggie. both sides are mobilizing here on campus. we walked around sproul plaza and found these flyers calli them to shut down milo yiannopoulos. yiannopoulos post add video showing someone posting anti-berkeley signs full of expletives and then shows someone pulling them down. yiannopoulos, the alt-right speaker, is set to s peak wednesday. there are already plans to protest his appearance. >> this, quote/unquote, free speech week, terror week, series of speakers is just meant to harass, to target, isolate and harass like the most vulnerable students on campus. >> reporter: the city of berkeley has put out advice on how to deal with these protests. first separate yourself from the violence. second, the city says don't create a spectacle out of an event.
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counterprotests should be planned far away from the main event. the city also encourages residents to focus on what else is going on other than protests and counterprotests. free speech week is starting this sunday. it will last through wednesday. all speeches will be outside here in sproul plaza. counterprotesters starting tomorrow with a no hate in berkeley community march. that is set for noon. reporting live in berkeley, amy hollyfield, abc 7 news. and breaking news, don't count on uber to go take to you see big ben or buckingham palace the next time you are in london. the city is saying good-bye to uber. the london transport authority announced this morning it will not renew uber's license to operate there. they say uber is not fit and proper to hold a private hire operator license. they blame that on uber and how they handle criminal offense s
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the mayor of london said he supports the decision. we did reach out to uber this morning. so far no response. happening today a dental assistant will be sentenced for molesting young girls. 24-year-old saro faces 25 years to life in prison. they say he molested as many as 50 young girls while sedated. he was arrested in april at la clinica. a girl said he sexually assaulted her and recorded it on his cell phone. he worked at four different dental offices. pittsburg police need your help in identifying this woman seen here stealing children's books authorities say she took more than $1,000 worth of books. it is a city owned nonprofit bookstore that gives books to schools throughout contra costa county. organizers planning a march and rally in san francisco to
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demand justice in the shooting death of a transgender activist. anthony torres known by many as bubbles was killed nearly two weeks ago after an argument. police say there's n evidence to suggest a hate crime took place. the march begins at 4:00 and will be followed by a rally at 5:00 p.m. on the steps of city hall. it's 5:05. authorities are investigating a fire in sonoma county. flames filled the two-story home. the fire broke out on burgundy way last night and everyone did get out safely but the house is a total loss. they tell the press democrat it may be a while before they determine what may have started this. the charred remains are too unstable for investigators to go in immediately. facebook is handing over 3,000 ads to congressional invests.orat investigations uncovered fake accounts linked to russia. abc 7 news reporter katie marzullo has mark zuckerberg's statement. >> i don't want anyone to use
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our tools to undermine democracy. >> reporter: ceo mark zuckerberg announced he would turn over more than 3,000 political ads to congressional investigators. the ads are linked to russia, most of them praised donald trump or attacked hillary clinton. >> we've seen now that these tools of technology can be abused. >> reporter: a congressman said he's glad facebook took this step. >> we need more cooperation between intelligence leaders anh roblew ems for our democracy. >> reporter: a similar sentiment was expressed on cnn. >> going forward we have to expect they and twitter and google and others are more mindful about it and being respectful of free speech but not allowing foreign adversaries to take over our life. >> reorter: zuckerberg says facebook will continue its own investigation and will continue to work with the government. >> there will always be bad actors and we can't prevent all
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governments from interference but we can make it harder, much harder. >> reporter: adding 250 people to facebook's election integrity team and making political advertising more transparent to users. it's 5:07. happening today residents of san francisco sunset district plan to rally over medical marijuana dispensaries. they're upset about meetings they call suspicious between city supervisors, planning commissioners, and lobbyists for medical marijuana dispensaries. residents appear to be concerned those meetings are designed to okay dispensary in their district. they say the lobbyists who met with commissioners represents the dispensary owned by former oakland mayor. the san francisco marathon may soon have a new route. today the golden gate bridge board of directors scheduled to vote to reaffirm they don't want that iconic structure closed anymore for special events. they want to keep it all open to traffic.
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directors say it's a public safety issue. they want to avoid a possible terror attack. they'll vote at 10:00. b.a.r.t.'s next extension will be the hot topic at a workshop today part of phase two of a six-mile extension in that will run from the area of san jose into downtown in santa clara. today board members are meet to go talk about tunnels needed to get trains to san jose. they will talk about the specific location of the downtown san jose stations. this morning's workshop starts at 9:00 in san jose. home prices are rising in the east bay. the east bay times reports the number of single family homes on the market dropped last month. forcing prices up. the median price for a home in a dozen cities is over $1 million. here are some of the latest numbers from the east bay association of realtors. prices in moraga up 21% from a year ago. year ago. they're 18% higher in
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pleasanton. >> we can tell you about this story some longtime residents of the trailer villa mobile home park fighting back after they say their landlord raised their rents illegally. a woman is among eight homeowners now filing a lawsuit claiming years o increases. >> my credit cards are being maxed out because i'm forced to use them for groceries, for medications, for car repairs >> residents say thi is a last resort afters spending the past year trying to get a response from the property owner who did not return a request for comment. >> transportation officials in marin are kicking around ideas on how to make highway 37 less flood prone. at a public meeting this week three possible solutions were discussed. levee improvements, making the road higher, and wider. the 21-mile highway sustained flooding. much of the road is at long-term
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risk of submerging under a predicted sea level rise of 6 feet by the end of the century. let's talk about some cool temperatures. look at danville, 48. san ramon, 47. blackhawk, 49. everyone else in the low to mid-50s there. the north bay, even colder. napa, 42. novato, 46. los gatos, 49. 51 in san jose. look at these upper 50s in san carlos and oakland 57. hayward 58. pacifica, 54. a look at the western span. no real issues weatherwise on our roads for your commute planner today. cool to mild this afternoon for mass transit. and then on the bay watch out for the strong sunshine reflecting off the water that will be calmer today. snow showers still possible up in the sierra, 1 tora and snow
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yosemite, 64. down in l.a., 74 after some morning showers. 64 and sunshine in monterey a. look at your weekend forecast for tahoe, snow level possibly down to 6,500 feet for sure around 7,000. average highs about 82 degrees. 66 saturday. 61 sunday. 51 at 8:00. you'll hang out in the low 70s for most of the afternoon hours. down to8:00. i hope you enjoy the first day of autumn. here's alexis. good morning, mike, and i'm hearing about a new collision on the peninsula so we'll look at that in a couple minutes. that's on 101. right now we're looking at westbound 92 so folks heading across the san mateo bridge, we don't have any high wind advisories this morning and we're reallooy light volumes and honestly that has been the theme today. we are friday light. as we all know a lot of folks seem to go in later or not go at all on fridays. westbound 80 to the maze, 17
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minutes. the bay bridge just about 8 across the bridge into san francisco. no metering lights. san francisco to sfo looking great in the green at just ten minutes. >> alexis, thank you. search and rescue in mexico city. how families and first responders are holding on to hope. those still missing will be found al new study surveyed found al new study surveyed customer satisfaction at our
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developing news this morning, north korea's foreign minister says his country may
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test a hydrogen bomb in the pacific ocean, considered a major provocation by the u.s. and its allies. this following president trump's remarks at the u.n. in which he threatened toly alotnorth korean. the leader kim jong-un responded president trump displays, quote, mentally deranged behavior and he will, quote, pay dearly for his speech. >> and that war of words continues right now. i've pulled up the latest tweet on this issue from president trump this morning. it says kim jong-un of north korea who obviously is a madman who doesn't mind starving or killing his people will be tested like never before. so this morning the two leaders continue to trade insults. back to you. reggie? >> jess, thank you. developing news in mexico, rescue teams are still working around the clock in a desperate search for survivors following tuesday's 7.1 magnitude earthquake. the death toll has climbed to 270 with more than 2,000 hurt. more than 50 people rescued so far. for two days all of mexico was
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captivated by the flattened school. and there was a glimmer of hope because officials said they believed a 12-year-old girl was still trapped inside. yesterday officials announced that all the children dead or alive have been accounted from the school. abc news reporter asked officials what happened. >> so how did the entire world come to believe there were still children trapped in there? >> t information coming from the different teams so we were not certain about that. now we're certain of the permission we're giving you. >> so at this point they believe they havees rhoedcu is able to be rescued in that structure. in today's "gma first look" credited with saving lives in mexico. now many are wondering why the technology doesn't exist here in the u.s. >> nick watt has the deils. >> reporter: in this morning's "gma first look" the quake could have been even more deadly if
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not for this. that siren a national early earthquake warning system. but here in california a widespread alert system simply does not exist, not yet. >> this building is actually the only residential building in the united states to be equipped with eth aeak pilot project works like this. the usgs has a shake alert system, sensors that instantly replay info to companies like early warning labs. two to five seconds for usgs, about a second for you guys. >> yeah. and that's how we outrun an earthquake. >> reporter: full, live coverage of the mexican earthquake at 7:00 a.m. with your "gma first look." abc news, los angeles. it's 5:17 now. a new study finds that travelers are apparently the happiest they've been in years when flying through u.s. airports and they really like sacramento. according to jd powers 2017
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north america airport satisfaction survey sacramento international ranks highest among all airports in the country. in the mega airport category ranks ninth. for large airports john wayne airport is number one. oakland comes 15th. the medium airports category finds sacramento to be number one. burbank, number 13. and san jose 15th. >> happening today bay area first responders set to help hurricane victims on their way home. the last members are driving equipment back to oakland expected to arrive around noon. task force traveled more than 8,000 miles helping victims of harvey in texas and then irma in florida. the team is made of first responders from several bay area including oakland and alameda county firefighters. an unexpected splash for cars driving on the highway yesterday afternoon. dawson sent us this video. a driver in a convertible, people caught off guard here. oh, man. after a water line next to the
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highway burst. it took about an hrouatero shut. it is the first official day of fall today but winter weather has come early to the sierra. snow and hail caused this pileup on interstate 80 near lake tahoe.n cident there. and a driver died. several others recovering from injuries. authorities warned drivers to be careful. several inches of snow expected to be in parts of the mountain higher than 6,000 feet. >> we are riding the summer and fall program in the bay are aa down and back up again. >> yeah, we're getting the full taste of what it means to have autumn where one day it will be hot and the next day cool. not that steady weather that we get more during the summer. hi, everybody. a look at 280 and 17 in san jose where it's mainly clear right now. temperatures running in the low 50s. sunshine. tons of it. if you have solar panels, you love a day like today. breezes will relax. when you step outside it will feel like the temperature unlike
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yesterday where those breezes aggressive made it feel cooler in the shade. clear and cool again tonight and then the building heat wave for next week. let's take a look at today's temperatures mainly about 70 to 74 degrees inland. we'll have 76 in antioch, santa rosa at 75, warmer. 63 at half moon bay. san francisco 66 and osohandt'l cooler weather is going to be. tonight's lows still some 40s in the north bay in the san ramone valley. the rest of us 50 to 56 when you step outside tomorrow morning. hey, if you want someac bon and some brew, yeah, that got joey's attention. what? bacon and brew. yeah, it's in san mateo. tomorrow, 66. we'll be in the mid-70s in the afternoon hours. wrap it up at 7:00 at 65. that sounds good. here's a look at what's going on with the seven-day forecast. temperatures back to average saturday and sunday and look at the warmth at the coast.
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mid-70s. warmth around the bay, mid to upper 80s and low to mid-90s inland. that's the heat wave i was talking about. here's alexis. a couple new issues to talk about or possibly have two new ones, possibly just one as well. they're getting multiple calls in to chp about a crash on southbound saying i1.t's near sfo. another one saying it's in the burlingame area south of there near broadway. as we zoom in a little bit you can see the red filling in on 101. that makes me believe it's probably closer to that second further south location. it sounds like four vehicles total. one hit the center divide and is now on fire. so we do have emergency crews on the way to the scene. definitely expect some delays and be on the lookout. you can head over to 280 to avoid that completely. a quick check of the south 1 a 88y,0ba starting to fill in just a bit but overall still enjoying light volumes. alexis, thank you. hewlett-packard plans to cut at least 5,000 jobs. that's about 10% of its staff.
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sources tell bloomberg news the layoffs are expected to begin by the end of the year. they say it will affect workers and managers in the u.s. and abroad. the palo alto-based company is trying to cut expenses to compete. high school students have developed an app to help classmates meet people from different backgrounds. the project breaks down barriers whether it be race, religion or lipo teens spent the summer creating the app. it connects them in chatrooms. abc 7 news got aor its public debut next week. >> molded into an algorithm that connects snt detudiffserent backgrounds from different experiences who likely don't have similar experiences and stories and so what our goal with this is for students to share stories and understand the different perspectives. >> the school districts will use the app and incorporate it into their curriculum. >> next, the seven things you need to know as you start your day.
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>> celebrating world peace. the message behind this art exhibit. >> mike and alexis helping make >> mike and alexis helping make this a
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can i try? she doesn't ve heartburn. alka-seltzer heartburn relief gummies. enjoy the relief. it's 5:25 whether you're just joining us, here are the seven things we think you should know. rescuers are continuing to search for survivors in mexico. they're using thermal cameras to locate bodies. >> hurricane maria is moving away from haiti in the dominican republic and towards turks and caicos. much-needed supplies are beginning to get in for devastated puerto rico. >> divers will be out to locate shipping containers that fell in the outer harbor on a cargo ship when they toppled in the water. temperatures fall below average as we say hello to autumn this afternoon. wel be about five to ten degrees cooler than the average with a heat wave.to reverse number five from the live
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desk, breaking news from london, the city saying good-bye to uber. they say they will not renew uber's license to operate there. and number six a quiet start to the morning commute. i would call this friday light. a little bit of red on 205 to 580. not terrible. 30 miles an hour. normally we're down to 10 or 15 by this point. number seven, iphone 8 and 8 pluses are coming out today but it appears there may not be a big demand for the new phones. >> they want that x. >> an artist helped turn volunteer models into an exhibit for piece. >> a body painter blended the >> a body painter blended the models into a mural by apex. we obviously shot this carefully. the message involves conquering the feeling of vulnerability.
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>> peace is people living in community and harmony together. community and harmony together. i can't think of appropriate. w sponsored by the peace group live a moment. it's hosting lectures. >> another full 90 minutes of news including the two big events bringing senator bernie sanders to the bay area today. >> the warriors about to hit the court for the coming season. court for the coming season. >> live
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coming up on 5:30. >> we appreciate you waking up with us. let's kick it off with -- >> aloha. so we go to weather? >> let's do that. >> a great opening. some great weather. look at that. a few clouds out there but we're going to start off mostly sunny this morning and temperatures in the 40s and 50s. you can see it's not bouncing around nearly as much as yesterday. high pressure is coming in that has a calming influence on our weather. we're in that cooler than average air mass. about 48 to 53. still stay in the 60s at the coast at 4:00 while the rest of us around 70 to 73. dress for 64 if you're going to be around our bay and inland neighborhoods. we'll take a look at the heat wave in a few minutes. first find out if it's friday light or not. most areas it is. more deta1
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on the peninsula. in the burlingame area just south of sfo before poplar avenue the updated continues to build. the three left lanes are blocked right now. they say they need a flat bed tow truck for all four involved in that. right now use el camino real or 280 to avoid the backup. checking out drive times up next. thanks, alexis. rescuers are racing against the clock to find survivors of mexico three days after the powerful magnitude 7.1 earthquake. >> more than 50 people rescued so far and rescuers singing the national anthem whenever they recover a body to honor that person. the death toll from the quake is 273 people in mexico including 137 in mexico city. searchers focused attention on a ruined elementary school. yesterday, though, officials announced shocking news.
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a 12-year-old girl who had become a beacon of hope thought to be trapped in the rubble didn't exist. all children at the school are accounted for. a popular san francisco restaurant is raising money for the victims of the mexico earthquake. the owner of cala owns a restaurant in mexico city that restaurant is serving free food to rescue workers and volunteers. the bathrooms are open to the public along with free wi-fi and an area to charge cell phones. >> that really has channelled my sadness and frustration for not being there. in a very positive way. >> cala restaurant will charge $100 for sunday brunch and drinks. that fund-raiser will be held from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. all the money goes to the red cross, unicef and the mexican volunteer rescue agency. if you want to help the victims we've made it easy. we have links on our website to multiple charities that are accepting donations. check abc7news.com for information.
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and i have a breaking news update on that breakup between uber and the city of london. uber has responded saying that, quote, far from being open, london is closed to innovative companies. so they're talking back this morning. and you heard earlier in our newscast, i mentioned this, the city saying good-bye to uber. the london transport authority says they will not renew the license to operate there. uber is not fit and proper to hold a proper operator license and that decision said to be based on the way uber handles criminal offenses as well as because the app can block full access to regulators. natasha? >> very interesting, thank you, jess. happening today divers will try to locate several shipping containers that slid off a ship into oakland's outer harbor. 11 empty containers went into the water yesterday. crews secured the ones that they could spot so they wouldn't drift away, but some of the containers sank. the coast guard is guiding ships around the area as a precaution.
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port officials are not sure how they fell into the harbor in the first place. happening today apple's new products go on sale. there's one big exception. >> it appears that exception may be putting a dent in early sales of the iphone 8. matt keller is live for us in palo alto. good morning, moing, natasha and reggie. no iphone x this morning, but apple workers are getting ready for the new release of the iphone 8 and 8 plus, also the apple watch and the new apple tv here at the store in palo alto. usually there's a line around the block here for these types of events but instead we have noah marriott, the first and last person in line. there's his chair there. how do you feel being here by yourself? >> it sucks. >> reporter: you were hoping this would be more of an event? >> yeah, like the previous ones. not as exciting as i thought it would be. >> reporter: the numbers back up what we're seeing here. it appears the iphone 8 won't that be popular. preorders for the iphone 8 are
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down 78% compared to the iphone 7. one review called it a fairly straightforward update of the iphone 7. apple is releasing its newest version of the apple watch series 3. the big lines are expected for the iphone x that will be released on november 3rd. reporting live, matt keller, abc 7 news. >> matt, thank you. hurricane maria is gaining strength once again and packing winds up to 125 miles per hour. it's now hitting turks and caicos and the bahamas after causing widespread damage in the dominican republic. in puerto rico the damage is catastrophic. homes are flooded. the entire island still has no power. desperate residents are lining up for water that has to be trucked in. >> for the generator, we need light, we need water. >> and days after the storm, crews are still working around the clock. video showing three people rescued from an overturned boat.
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lieutenant governor newsom and bernie sanders will be speaking at the nurses association convention in san francisco. newsom is scheduled to address delegates this morning. the cna endecreased him for governor in 2018. sanders will speak at 1:00 p.m. and his appearance comes a week after the introduction of his national medicare for all legislation. afterwards sanders will be the guest of honor at city college of san francisco's ocean campus at 3:30 p.m. he endorsed city college's free tuition program before the last presidential election. >> a last-minute settlement will stop a trial involving the deadly asiana plane the airline was challenging the severity of the injury. jury selection was supposed to begin today. our media partner the bay area news group reports both sides reached an agreement yesterday. the deal settles the final claim by the more than 300 people onboard that flight. san francisco police have
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arrested one of the department's own officers following an internal affairs probe for a vehicle code violation. officer joel babs faces two misdemeanor charges, one count for having false license plate stickers and another for filing a false police report. he's assigned to a nonpublic contact position. a santa cruz doctor and two nurses accused of molesting children face new charges this morning. the 32 additional counts stem from new video investigators say shows them abusing three children. a judge increased bail to $15 million for dr. james kohut, rashel brandon and steve fen stephens. kohut's accused of luring women with intentions to molest their children. the christopher columbus statue in san jose city hall was vandalize add day after city leaders agreed to remove it. this is the statue before someone poured red and black paint on it. a city council committee vote it had should be relocated.
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a group start add petition to get it removed saying columbus committed genocide on native americans. the warriors open training camps in downtown oakland but with the new season coming many are still wondering if the warriors will celebrate their nba championship at the white hous head coach steve kerr tells espn no decision has been made. kerr says the team plans to discuss the matter this fall. the warriors have not been invited yet by the trump administration but believed an invitation would be extended if the team goes as a group. ken durant said he didn't want to celebrate the title with president trump because he doesn't respect him. don't let the satellite peck tour fool you. we have marie and she's formidable. got it a little faster as we went through the overnight hours. still lashing out with the fastest winds just now reaching some of the i'm lands. they're going to have wind damage there.
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some catastrophic, unfortunately, events unfolding there. nw it's a 3, 125-mile-per-hour winds. it's going to stay a 3 until it gets up closer to bermuda and it will drop from a 2 to a 1 as we head to wednesday next week. it's doing its best to miss bermuda and the united states. keep our fingers crossed that track does not change. let's talk about what's going on back here at home. much calmer, much quieter, much cooler. everybody in the upper 40s down in the south bay save downtown. milpitas, 54. mountain view, 50. we have 48 in danville. 49 in fairfield. napa, 46 and 44. 51 in novato and lafayette, about 55 in redwood city a. look at your activity planner as we look at santa cruz. we'll have light breezes at our bay and beaches and exercising we'll have mild conditions. the quick look at what's going on inland east bay.
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8:00, 55. noon, 67. we'll top out at 75 and a delightful evening. 65 at 8:00. we'll show you the 90s. they're back in the forecast coming up. here's alexis. mike, unfortunately this crash on the peninsula has turned into a sig alert. the three left lanes closed before you get to poplar avenue, involving four vehicles. one burst into flames and they are calling for a tow truck for each of these. so all of them are pretty badly damaged. the only bit of good news you have some alternates. southbound on el camino real or 280 if you're heading into the area. both wide open this early hour. this is really our only other slow spot. and then a quick check of drive times not terrible in the central valley. tracy to dublin in the yellow up to 37 minutes, about 18. westbound 4 antioch to concord and san rafael to san francisco looking good in the green at 16
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minutes. >> the legendary mavericks surf contest hits another roadblock. why it may not be coming back anytime soon. >> and oakland a's fans took a shot at swinging for the fences. see if anyone made a home run. it's 5:41. it's 5:41. we
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being charged for that recent explosion at a london subway station. you'll remember only last week a bomb exploded in the london underground injuring 29 people and this morning police say they are charging an 18-year-old, being charged with attempted murder and maliciously causing an explosion. five others were already arrested following that bombing. the future of the mavericks is again in doubt. the santa cruz sentinel reports the commissioners voted not to vote on the transfer of a five-year contest permit for the event. one of the commissioners told the newspaper she doesn't support the paper because it's poorly written though she supports the event. a judge approved the sale of the permit to the world surf league as part of a bankruptcy proceeding. the wsl must decide how it will proceed. the board says it does not plan to revisit the transfer. in the east bay growing concern over how a big earthquake could affect the reservoir specifically experts are concerned that that concrete
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tower that rises out of the water could topple or collapse in strong shaking. it's a drainage device and a broken tower could cause a leak sending water down the creek through lafayette. east bay mud is looking at ways to stabilize it and it could cost millions of dollars for an expedited fix. around the clock repairs at the oroville dam should be repaired by the rainy season. it started breaking apart because of run-off. the potential of catastrophic flooding forced evacuations. engineers are accused of doing a poor job of inspecting california's dams. >> it's actually something that nationally and internationally dam owners are looking at and trying to figure out what new systems can we put in place, how can we re-assess our process to ensure the safety of our infrastructure. >> and now you're looking at the latest problem at lake oroville, low water levels. state officials released so much water to prevent future
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overflows that the lake is now too shallow for houseboats to dock at two marinas. a memorial to the victims of the ghost ship fire is going up in oakland. abc 7 news is at the oakland museum of california as the artist worked on a sculpture that is a tribute. they died in last december's fire. some people who have seen it have been moved to add their own tributes to the victims. the sculpture is part of the upcoming exhibit that opens on october 18th. this is going to be one of the oddest stories you'll hear today. gatorade agreed not to make disparaging comments about water. it's all part of a settlement with california. the state sued gatorade because of allegations in a cell phone game featuring sprinter usain bolt. users would refuel bolt with gatorade after being told keep your performance level high and avoid water. the state says that message harms children's nutritional choices. gatorade had to pay $300,000 in
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the settlement and that game is no longer available. you go to a raiders game, lose your cell phone and a's legend rickey henderson finds it and calls you up. this really happened. herrera's brother lost his cell phone on sunday. she later answer add call from that phone from a man who said he was rickey henderson. she says she didn't think it was that rickey henderson, but arranged a meeting anyway to get that phone. >> and then all after sudden this car comes up and a black escalade, you know, fancy -- fancy car -- and i was like, oh, my god, that's really him! we just started, oh, my goodness! it was such an amazing moment. >> rickey apparently found the phone just sitting on his bumper. he returned it. he evened some pictures and signed all the autographs they wanted. we say this is a very classy move. >> the only thing that would be better is if rickey said, new
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phone, who this? and the full wraparound story. >> hey, mike. rickey steals bases not phones. >> he really doesn't need to. >> he doesn't. >> he's doing okay. >> my son ran into him working for the a's. he says he's so nice and that's so nice to hear, too. walnut creek where it's clear and 47 degrees right now. did alexis turn her heater on this morning? we'll answer that question coming up. she's over there rolling her eyes at me. sunny today, lighter breezes. temps bounce back this weekend and a heat wave is possible next a look at the snow. snow level down to about 6,500 feet. you're going to find some wet spots up there. temperatures around 70 to about 76 degrees in most neighborhoods. now along the coast into san francisco 63 to 66 and around oakland 69 degrees. tonight's temperatures almost as cool as this morning. we'll have some upper 40s in the north bay valleys, the san ramon
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valley, cupertino where you get cold air drainage, that cold, heavy air sinks down. the rest of us about 50 to 55 tomorrow morning. all right, look at that. we're in the low 70s at the coast. that means mid to upper 70s around san francisco at least on the bay side. low to mid-80s elsewhere and mid to upper 70s along the coast monday, tuesday, wednesday, thursday, mid to upper 80s and then do you see those low to mid-90s inland. one of those heat waves is on the way. there's something psychological about your car thermometer saying it's 48 degrees. >> i turned my heat on today. i had to defog a little bit. that was the reason. >> a little dew on the car? >> a little chilly, too. flipped it on for the first time and, hey, yeah, officially the first day of fall. we do have a traffic alert for you this morning. this is on the peninsula just
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south of sfo, so let's take you to southbound 101 past broadway before poplar avenue. the three left lanes blocked. one of those with two vehicles on it. this is one of those you do have an alternate so el camino real looks good. southbound 280 looks good. you can use either of those for an alternate. mass transit, no delays here this morning but i do want to point out just a reminder that b.a.r.t. warm springs station will be closed for work on the silicon valley extension so you'll have to get on a bus to fremont station adding 20 to 30 minutes to your trip. if you're driving don't drive to warm springs, drive straight to fremont instead. drive times up next. they came, they swung, and every single one of them failed.
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>> to be fair this was a tough contest. the oakland a's gave 100 lucky fans a chance to swing for the fences at the oakland coliseum yesterday. anyone who could hit a homer went home with a pair of season tickets. no one was able to pull it off. one fan came very close. >> i definitely thought that was out. i was getting ready to make my trip around the bases. >> a little different from everybody else's. you could tell in the box he was tasting himself a little. he knew what was coming and he delivered. >> i know these guys haven't played in a while. i learned something today, you cannot judge a book by its cover. >> bring your own bats, let's get someone to actually do it. >> the a's gave him the grand prize anyway. >> he deserves it. early earthquake alerts are saving lives in other countries
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5:54 now. happening today a group of san francisco school kids will help unveil the first official sign featuring the word dream. the artist who created the installation found her inspiration in an tribute to graffiti artist. >> i thought, well, why can't we just echo the word and have it reverberate up the hill.
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>> the center for the arts commissioned the art installation. kids from martin luther king middle school helped make the letters. >> it was really cool. i got to screw in the mini mirrors that reflect the sunshine. >> and she did a great job. the kids will take part in the public unveiling ceremony at the alameda farmers mark. the dream sculpture will be up for at least two years. two exciting events going on this week. san francisco's richmond district hosting an autumn moon festival, the first time for the event. the holiday marking the fall harvest celebrated in asia for more than 1,000 years. festival booths will line between 5th and 8th avenues. we'll offer food, crafts, and cultural performances. happening today competitive practices will be held at lake merritt in oakland ahead of this weekend's 22nd annual dragon boat festival. they will be competing in the colorful 40-foot dragon boats. this is the second year the
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competition will be held on lake merritt. the festival runs from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and it will warm up over the weekend especially sunday. >> sunday will be one of the warmer days and we'll keep warming up next week. fog fest for pacifica. a celebration of all that is pacifica and they've donated $1 million back since 1986. go out there and have some fun. we'll have a lot of sunshine. temperatures in the low to mid-70s. a lot of sports to talk about. rangers in town to take on the a's. 7:05 first pitch. a little cool at the coliseum. over at memorial stadium 70 tomorrow at 12:30 for the kickoff cal and usc. 74 at the end of the game. later on in the evening ucla in town, 68/62. >> our sig alert south of sfo just before you get to poplar. blocking the three left lanes. a backup, el camino real or 280
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for an alternate. and drive times tracy to duplin 44 minutes in the yellow. southbound 680 out of dublin or northbound 85. >> a warning from police about a popular gas station in antioch. new at 6:00 details on a different type of pain at the pump. >> we're days away from berkeley's free speech week. the message from the city to anyone who plans to be in the area. and still tracking that breaking news, the city of london saying cheerio to uber and the two parting ways uber and the two parting ways uber
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good morning. we made it to friday, september 22nd, coming up on 6:00 a.m. now. >> what a relief that is. and you're going to get still a splash of summer. for all of you lamenting the fact today we're going to see fall, have no fear.
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>> that october heat wave is in the forecast. we'll get to that in about ten minutes. let's talk about getting you out the door if you're short on time. look at the breezes calm to about ten miles an hour. significantly slower than yesterday. high pressure taking over. that's why we're going to have total sunshine. still gusty in our hills up to 20, 25 miles per hour. those will also calm today. 12-hour day planner. 51 to 53. notice at noon we're still cool, 60 to 65. we'll stay 62 at the coast. 70 to 73 around the bay and inland. as we head to 7:00, 59 at the coast, about 64 for our bay and inland neighborhoods. cooler than average. wait until you see those 80s and 90s. alexis? >> one trouble spot this morning. our traffic alert on southbound 101 south of sfo. a four-car crash, one of those vehicles caught fire when it hit the center divide and the three left lanes blocked. you're crawling along at 4 miles

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