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it was beautiful this weekend. i loved it. i tried to spend every single minutes outdoor as possible. >> that's the good thing about this shift on days like today we get to enjoy some of the warmth in the afternoon because the evening are so short. nice mickey mouse name soundoff there from the old mickey mouse show. good. everybody, look at that. i've overlaid the clouds way out in the ocean, 100 miles from us. it's a clear start. 54 to about 61 at 7:00. so a little bit milder than yesterday morning when we had 40s and 50s. look at noon. everybody around 71 to 75. everybody on the coast, you're 77 at 4:00. 86 to 87 around the bay and inland. and still nice even though the sun sets at 6:21. we'll be 66 at the coast. 73 to 74 around the bay and inland. we'll take a look at our chance of records the next three days. here is frances for alexis. that was tough. >> mike, lots of accidents out there especially in the east
bay, westbound 580 near 24. traffic is slowing on westbound 24 on the connector map to 580 and of course i've been mentioning that as you head to 680 so check out the drive time, tracy to dublin is 1:07. that's approaching 680 and several lanes are blocked. southbound 680 slow right now, dublin to mission boulevard. >> frances, thank you. we are tracking developing news out of san bruno as well. an uber driver taken to the hospital after a shooting on the freeway happened after 11:00 last night on 380 just east of el camino real exit. according to chp the driver had just picked up two passengers at the airport. he was coming from sfo. they were not hurt in the shooting. chp found the second car further down the road and it was shot multiple times. the people inside the car ran away before police arrived. the you burr driver was taken to
the hospital with nonlife threatening injuries. so far no arrests. firefighters are in the final stages of reaching containment on four different fires. the pocket fire is now 86% contained. a group of fires including the nuns fire is now 90% contained. and the most destructive fire, the tubbs fire, is 94% contai d contained. it destroyed thousands of buildings. students in napa county will be heading back to school. >> one of those schools that's reopening today is donaldson way elementary in american canyon. that's where we find reporter elissa harg son joining us live. hi, elissa. >> reporter: jessica and matt, students can expect clean classrooms that have been wiped down multiple times and mental health counselors will be on site. thousands of students in the napa unified school district will return to school for the first time in two weeks since
the atlas fire and others broke out in the north bay. schools closed because of bad air quality. smoke-filled classrooms and ash. teachers and maintenance crews have been airing out buildings and clearing away the ash. they had to turn off air conditioning units to change out filters. adjustments will be made when air quality is bad. the superintendent posted a video last night thanking first responders and thanking parents and students for their patience and understanding. >> there's amazing stories of our students volunteering at the evacuation centers, the vintage farm, and many other ways they showed real leadership. they're showing the leadership we expect from our students and we are so grateful and so honored to be serving them. >> reporter: i just checked the bay area air quality management website to see how things are today.
in napa county it shows this area is in the yellow. there is only a small risk for people who already have respiratory problems. reporting live in american canyon, elissa harrington, abc 7 news. another fund-raiser in the works for the fire victims. the chronicle reports working with giants president to hold a benefit concert at at&t park. the goal would be to raise between $30 million and $50 million with all of it going directly to those hit by the fire. no exact date yet but organizers are aiming for early november. and you can find more ways to help fire victims on our website, abc7news.com. we have complete coverage of the north bay wildfires all on one page including resources for evacuees, maps of the fires, analyst of updated evacuations. and from the live desk this is certainly a case of he said/she said. the widow of an army sergeant killed in niger says the
president forgot her husband's name when he called her. but this morning president trump tweeted that he said the soldier's name right from the very beginning. the circumstances surrounding the death of sergeant last david johnson remain unclear. president trump has denied saying, quote, he knew what he signed up for to myeshia johnson, the widow. congresswoman frederica wilson, meanwhile, of florida was in the car with johnson when the president made the phone call and she said the president did say those words. >> whatever miss wilson said was not fabricated. what she said was 100% >> critics say the president has now turned a soldier's death into a game of who do you believe? you can see the entire interview with myeshia johnson on "gma" beginning at 7:00 this morning. happening today preliminary hearing continues for a former oakland police officer charged
with soliciting sex from a prostitute and tipping her off about undercover stings. officer ryan walterhouse has pleaded not guilty. he was arrested last year. the fbi was reportedly conducting a sting operation on one of the dates prosecutors say he warned the woman. oakland police say walterhouse's case is not related to the larger scandal involving a woman named jasmine abusman. oakland police are expected to release more details about a hit-and-run. our media partner the bay area news group reports police arrested 35-year-old annette koslowski for driving under the influence. they say she hit the child and is accused of leaving the scene. police say she was arrest add short time later after she hit a parked car. some good news for napa residents this morning and it's not fire related. the city plans to take the nearly half million dollars the state will give them for the new road maintenance fund and use it
to fix 15 miles of streets in six neighborhoods. according to napa valley register the streets targeted for state funding serve neighborhoods north and south in the napa valley commons. the new road maintenance fund was created by higher fuel taxes and vehicle registration fees. california is joining 18 other states to protect health care subsidies. the move lawyers will take today. plus, some of the youngest victims of the wildfires. how the community is coming together to help them be kids again. looking live outside this morning with abc 7 now.
let's talk temperatures on this monday morning. quite a spread on the peninsula, 51 at menlo park. you have belmont, daly city. look at pacifica, 53 degrees right now. 56 in san jose. 51 in san ramone. 47 in napa and 57 in san rafael. a look at santa cruz, near 90 today. cool this morning. warm this afternoon. sunshine shimmers the bay today and the beaches. the sand will be warm, in the
70s. low to mid-80s from fresno, monterey, sacramento, 68. look at those 100s in l.a. high fire danger there. >> it's been a tough ride for east bay commuteers this morning and i'm showing a live shot at 680. a new crash just reported that may be blocking the lane. brake lights are stacking up. southbound on 680 as you approach 24 through walnut creek. i want to highly encourage, b.a.r.t., ace, and caltrain report nothing delays. you'll see why from tracy to dublin it's 1:18 because of several accidents including an injury crash. thanks, frances. happening today obamacare is back in court. lawyers for 18 states and the district of columbia will ask a federal judge in california to force president trump's administration to pay health care subsidies he cut off. state attorneys generals argue the monthly payments are required under obama's health
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the university of age and racial discrimination. according to "the examiner" the athletic department told the coach jensen he did not recruit enough black wrestlers and was told his contract would not be renewed and he, quote, couldn't have the job forever. jensen was the wrestling coach for 34 years. the school release aased a writ statement saying they denied it and would do an evaluation. students and parents got together for a special dinner. abc 7 news was at hidden valley elementary school. school board members lost everything in the firestorm. so did teachers and students. >> i'm not that stressed anymore that the fire will get to me because they took a lot of it out. but it got close to my house. >> it's nice to be back at school and i think it will be good for when school starts up
again because it's normalcy. >> teachers come back on wednesday to formulate a re-entry plan. students return on friday including welcoming more than 80 new students from the school down the street that burned down. hidden valley is a total loss. officials say 146 students lost their homes between the two campuses. in the santa cruz mountains the bear fire is now 7 % contained. cal fire says nearly 400 acres burned. the fire destroyed four structures and nine firefighters have been injured since it began. and now we want to take you halfway around the world. quite a sight for swimmers. look closely here at your screens. a pod of orcas came right up to the beach, and you can see them splashing in the waves and people, frankly, running out of there. swimmers say they didn't notice the killer whales there next to. some were scared. others say it was a once-in-a-lifetime experience. >> they called them orcas at
first but killer whales you run. that's the appropriate response. >> i think i would run and quickly take a video. >> pretty cool. cool to see. >> you'd be out there with a selfie. >> i don't know how i would have my cell phone in the water but let's just ignore that fact. >> one of those things -- >> the waterproof case? oh, a go pro. >> that, too. >> okay. >> beach weather today. >> not in my house, get out. yes, definitely beach weather today, tomorrow. that's if you like the warm sunshine at the beaches which we expect at times during the fall. a look at san rafael where it's cleared this morning. southbound 101. temperature about 55 degrees for you right now. sunny, near record warmth today, tomorrow, wednesday. comfy, though, at night as we'll have clear conditions and 50s and 60s. no 40s and 50s. cooler by this weekend. we'll try to get back to more autumnlike temperatures. it's just calm everywhere.
see that wind in livermore, that's coming off the altamont pass. that's why you're so much warmer than yesterday in the 60s, about 16 degrees warmer. a look at the micro climates. we'll start coolest, milpitas, 84. look at santa cruz, near 90. on the peninsula down to 81 in milbrae. 76 to nearly 80 degrees along the peninsula coast. 81 in downtown and sausalito. about 86 in san rafael and vallejo. look at these string of 90s. along the east bay shore, 86 would be a record high in hayward. 85 in oakland today. 86 also in fremont and castro valley. 88 a record high in concord. everybody else around 87 and walnut creek. this is what you want to see during the overnight hours, those long nights, 54 in santa rosa to about 62 in san mateo. a look at my accuweather seven-day forecast. 60s, 70s and barely 80.
enjoy the warmth while it's here, frances. >> all the hot spots in the east bay. a live camera shot of the mcarthur maze. for those of you heading to the bay bridge, traffic is now start to go grow or back up to the foot of the maze, about a 15-minute delay. so many accidents, southbound 680, a crash at treat. looks like traffic is past the accident so it is lightening up. from highway 4 to walnut creek it's 11 minutes because of that accident and westbound 580 that's been a mess all morning. tracy to dublin 1:14 because of earlier accidents. matt, jessica? >> it's been rough out there. okay, frances, thank you. "good morning america" is coming up at 7:00 here on abc >> amy robach is live. good morning. good morning to you. great to be with you on this monday. up next here on "gma" critical fire danger with high winds and temperatures in the triple
digits. and then an abc news exclusive, the widow at the center of the phone call controversy with president trump will join us this morning as she opens up about her husband's death and the conversation with the president for the very first time and then we have another exclusive, george clooney and matt damon teaming up for their new movie. why clooney thought damon's dad was perfect for the role and they will open up for the weinstein scandal rocking hollywood and how they think the industry can change because of it all coming up next right here on "gma." "matt and jessica, back to you. >> big show. learning a new language, why you might want to grab a beer before class. >> plus, super surprise. justin timberlake is back as the super bowl halftime show. what we're already learning about his upcoming performance. and keep on top of weather and traffic throughout the entire commercial
giving you more confidence in your speaking ability. but researchers say higher levels of alcohol consumption can have the exact opposite effect because it impairs cognitive function including the ability to remember and pay attention so you have to hit the sweet spot. all right. it's time to ask finney. linda from alameda has a question about buying a new car. >> and she spoke to us at our ask finney pop-up. 7 on your side's michael finney has her answer. >> what time of year is the best time to buy a new car? hey, linda. traditionally the best time to get a deal on a car is at the end of the year when new models came out. so think in terms of october through december. but that's no long aeer a hard fast rule. find out what month are model was sold originally and generally the couple of months around there is when you'll get the best deal. a couple more thoughts to save you money.
the best time of the month is the last couple days of the year because sales associates and dealerships themselves are trying to meet quotas so they'll cut prices just to move a unit. i want to you shop the price and financing deals on the manufacturer's website or at least watch for ads on tv. those are actually real deals that can save you a ton of money. linda, good luck and let me know what you buy. >> and if you have a question for michael finney, record it on your smartphone or tablet and share it on social media using the #askfinney or head to abc7news.com/askfinney and you may see your question answered here on abc 7 mornings. justin timberlake is getting ready to take on the super bowl again. >> the singer will be back on the halftime stage for the first time since that infamous appearance with janet jackson back in 2004. timberlake says there will be no wardrobe malfunction this time.
the pepsi halftime show is one of the most watched musical events seen by 340r more than 150 people and you can catch the performance february 4th. timberlake will be the first artist to perform at a super bowl three times. and no complaints from the ladies. >> we'll see who he brings on stage with him as well. usually he brings someone up there. just not janet. a new budget proposal targets your 401(k) contributions. what the proposal means for your finances and why president trump says you shouldn't be worried. the man accused of killing kate steinle goes on trial today. what jurors won't hear during the case. plus, assistance for north bay fire victims. the center opening today to help residents rebuild their lives. all right, and it's been a mess for east bay commuters. southbound 680 an earlier crash. i'll have an update on that very slow drive time westbound 580 because of earlier accidents. >> it really has been a mess out there, and we want to keep you informed even during our
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it feels more like summer than it does october. >> it's that one time of the year it will get really hot. probably the last stand. i'm not sure we'll get to the 90s like we're going to get to this week. look at the offshore breeze and look how far the marine layer is out, about 100 miles right now, and you can see, yeah, the sunshine about to break out. technically around 7:26 it will crest the hills there. 54 to about 61. that 61 is in livermore where we have a down sloping wind this morning. 71 to 75 from the coast to inland at noon. 77 at the coast. 86 to 87, well above average. almost near record warmth today. enjoy a wonderful evening. 66 to 74. so we've got alexis out right now. guess who's back, it's frances. >> just like old times and, unfortunately, traffic just as bad. right now the drive on westbound 580 from tracy to dublin is 1:06. there were earlier problems approaching the 680 interchange. they have been cleared but the delay remains.
southbound 680 slow from highway 4. it's a 12-minute ride. and i also wanted to mention the san mateo bridge, just turned yellow yellow. a crash at the toll plaza. 21 minutes. what started as a typical uber ride turned into a terrifying situation. >> a gunman opened fire on their car along interstate 380 and it's something we typically all do. we get an uber from the airport. it's a bizarre story. tiffany wilson with what happened with this trip. hi, tiffany. >> reporter: hi, good morning, jessica and matt. yes, the police are searching for the gunman who fired on the uber right now. it all started when the driver picked up two passengers here at sfo around 11:00 last night and got on westbound 380.
at that point another car started opening fire and the uber was hit multiple times. a chp officer says the driver was hit by a bullet and crashed just east of the el camino real exit. the two passengers inside were not hurt. another black car that looked similar to the uber driver's black toyota corolla was shot multiple times further west on 380. the people inside of that car ran away before police arrived at the scene. >> we were on scene, locate add vehicle that was stopped behind me there in the center divide, a black toyota corolla with several, what looked like bullet holes. three parties in the vehicle. unfortunately, the driver was struck. >> reporter: the driver was taken to the hospital, but he is expected to survive. chp says the crime scenes stretched nearly a mile long and westbound 380 was closed nearly five hours while they investigated. it reopened shortly before 4:00.
chp has not released any information on the suspect or suspects involved in this shooting. live at sfo, tiffany wilson, abc 7 news. thanks, tiffany. san francisco police responded to a call an uber driver was shot during an attempted robbery at laguna and clay street across from lafayette park saturday night. there is an uber sticker on the back of his car. we're waiting for an update on the man's condition. developing news out of vallejo. police are looking for the driver in a hit-and-run crash that left two children in critical condition. it happened around 5:45 yesterday afternoon at turner parkway and foothill drive near the gateway plaza shopping center. both children were airlifted to a pediatric trauma center. police say a woman was pushing her 2-year-old son and 3-year-old daughter in a stroller when a car hit that stroller. that person drove off and the mother was not hurt. >> happening today opening statements in san francisco in a
trial expected to get national attention. kate steinle was shot and killed on pier 14 in july of 2015. an undocumented immigrant, jose ines garcia zarate, fired the weapon but his immigration status is off limits a woman in the jury pool of 1,000 told abc 7 news that they were told to ignore the politics surrounding the case. >> they did talk about that not wanting to color peep's thoughts during the case, that that was not what this case was deciding and that wasn't the place to make decisions about immigration policy. >> a trial is expected to conclude in early lee ayanne melendez will be covg
the trial. people impacted by the north bay wildfires. >> it is on aero drive, open every day from 9:00 to 7:00 through this sunday. they will assess needs and offer recovery information. can get water, snacks, gloves, trash bags and dust masks. >> some people living in glen ellyn and kenwood were lifted. there's still a mandatory curfew in those areas. dozens of roads remain closed. fire crews expect to have full containment of the fires on wednesday. a story really heating up. president trump is defending himself against a soldier's widow who said he forgot her husband's name.
the battle over who remembers what over a condolence phone call the president made to myeshia johnson as she was on her way to meet her husband's body. in an exclusive interview on "gma" johnson says president trump first told her, quote, he knew what he signed up for. then couldn't remember sergeant la david johnson's fame. >> he couldn't remember my husband's name. the only way he remembered my husband's name he told me he had my husband's report in front of him and that's when he actually said la david. >> well, the president tweeted this morning, he had a respectful phone call with johnson and actually spoke her husband's name from the beginning. so he's refuting that and you can see the entire interview with the soldier's widow, myeshia johnson, in an interview right after our newscast. and you can also watch it right now on the abc 7 news app.
so stay tuned for "gma" at the top of the hour. the hunger strike scheduled to begin in the santa clara county jail suspended but some inmates refusing food because they're angry with sheriff smith. smith allegedly commented a hunger strike would help the inmates lose weight according to "the mercury news." prisoners feel that undermines agreements reached last week between inmate advocacy groups and jail officials over improving conditions. refusing food inmates want their meals donated to the needy and improving inhumane jail conditions like overcrowding. workers at uc campuses are continuing their battle over what they say are unfair wages. our media partner the bay area news group reviewed audits from all ten uc schools. they found contract workers are being paid below the system's promised $15 an hour minimum wage. uc president janet napolitano set the bar at $15 back in 2015. the school's largest employee
union has said the wage bump is nothing more than good publicity and isn't being executed. a uc spokesperson says by the end of the year the system will provide more training to employees who oversee the contracts to make wages more fair. >> construction crews expect to meet a deadline set by the state to fix the oroville dam. this shows crews rushing to finish repairing the emergency spillway by november 1st. that's just nine days away. record rain caused the spillway to erode and nearly fail in february forcing nearly 200,000 people to evacuate for several days. the goal is to get it repaired before the rainy season begins. cost estimates for the project has gone from an estimated $275 million to $500 million. absolutely no rain in the forecast now through the end of the month. in fact, above average temperatures with our warmest set coming at us now and a secondary warming trend next week that won't be quite as warm
as this one. in the hills at 67. los gatos, 63. we have 52 right now in campbell. san jose, 56. milpitas, 64. santa clara, 67. cupertino, 49. we have temperatures all over the place in the south bay. 59 in alameda and san francisco. novato, 48 degrees right now. let's take a look from the east bay hills camera and you can see just how cloud free and fog free we are this morning. so clear and dry for the roads today. no fog and maybe a little bit around novato. visibility was as low as one mile at one point. your school day forecast, make sure they're wearing the autumn gear with temperatures in the mt. 50s but summer wear for the afternoon hours. average high in san francisco is about 69 degrees. noon we're at 72. we'll top out at about 80 at 4:00. we'll take a quick look at oakland, the average high about 72 degrees.
71, 72. you'll be 72 at noon. up to 82 at 4:00. we'll take a look at the rest of your micro climate up next. here's frances. word of capital corridor delays system wide out to sacramento so we'll update you on that. however, b.a.r.t., ace, and caltrain reporting no delays. that's a good way to go in the east bay because there have been so many denaccidents this morni. heading to the bay bridge toll plaza backed up to the foot of the maze so about a 20-minute wait and slow and go. southbound 680 the crash is heavy to highway 24 and let me show you some really other bad spots, westbound 92 san mateo bridge toll plaza, you can see westbound 92 is backed up to 880. through hayward as you make your way down to union city and these drive times, they've just held steady over an hour from tracy to dublin because of earlier accidents and southbound 680
also very sluggish as you make your way through the sunol grade. >> difficult, difficult morning on the roads. frances, thank you. twisting and turning in hurricane-force wind, why engineers are putting a mock-up of the golden gate bridge to the test. plus, president trump's proposed tax plan could cap your tax contributions. what it means for your financial planning. and today at 9:00 on "live with kelly and ryan" actress with kelly and ryan" actress anna faris and monica
a lot of students are heading back to class today for the first time since the north bay wildfires devastated the region. >> one of those schools reopening today is donaldson way elementary in american canyon. abc 7 news reporter elissa harrington is there live with what students can expect today. hi, elissa. >> reporter: schools have been closed because of the bad air quality. the superintendent release add video last night welcoming the student community back. >> i want to thank all of you for your patience. i really want to thank our staff. they've been an incredible job of preparing our schools and ready to go monday, october 23rd.
>> reporter: so all public schools are back open today. officials will be closely monitoring those air quality levels and will make adjustments if the air quality is bad no recess or after school events. air conditioners and heaters were turned off because filters needed to be changed. they cleaned to try to get rid of ash. there will be mental health counselors on campus in case anyone needs to talk. >> thank you, elissa. people in puerto rico are still without power a month after hurricane maria ravaged the island. jose medina worries about his parents, they don't have electricity and have to wait hours for clean drinking water. >> because the infrastructure is bad or elon musk will be able to
save it doesn't mean that his mom and dad should be without. >> 62,000 power poles and6,500 miles of wire need to be replaced. >> strengthening the golden gate bridge and it's all started with a fake miniature version. it shows winds pushing against that miniature model. upcoming work will require a new bracing system so the bridge can withstand winds and earthquakes. 49ers fans join players past and present in honoring one of the team's greatest legends, dwight clark. >> this was bittersweet, though.
the two-time super bowl champ faces his toughest opponent, lou gehrig's disease or als. they took the feel at levi stadium to honor him. hall of famer joe montana reflected on clark sharing that famous catch was just a snapshot of number 87's value as a teammate. >> i'm going through a little thing right now and i need your prayers and thoughts.nsung hero. >> mike shumann played with clark. he said it was a great reunion but a bitter a massive vegetable recall this morning. a packaging plant in salinas. a long list includes safeway's signature farms broccoli
florets. other signature farms products. also walmart brand broccoli florets and trader joe's kohlrabi blend. we have more details on abc7news.com. your morning money report and the future of your retirement plan. >> president trump just tweeted there will be no changes to your 41(k). house republicans are considering a plan to limit the amount of money american workers can save in tax deferred accounts. the new plan calls for cutting the limit. republican lawmakers say it's to help pay for the president's tax plan. tesla is moving forward with plans to build a factory in china. th first of its kind deal.
the country is moving. tesla isn't commenting but release add statement saying they're working with shanghai to establish a manufacturing facility there. target announced it will start free shipping beginning next month and they're going off for hundreds of stocking stuffers for $1. they allow online customers to spend electronic gift boxes. the boxes will allow family and friends to pick totally different gifts before they ship. an interesting concept is temperatures in the 90s during october. let's check in with mike nicco with a look at that. hi, mike. >> and we're talking about those warm temperatures for a couple days now. even places like the sierra.
that will melt and we'll have to start over again. a look from mt. tam, how clear it is this morning. even the bay looks like glass in some areas. total sunshine, warm to hot highs. clear tonight, comfy back in the 50s and 60s and the heat gradually tapers by the weekend. look at these two areas of high pressure. they strengthened pushing the storm track in this atmosphere all the way up into canada and it's going to cause some flooding rains there. it dislodges this cool and chilly air and dumps it into the midwest and eventually the east coast where their temperature will be in the 40s and 50s for highs later on into the week. make sure you get the forecast before you pack. 86 in san jose. near 90 in santa cruz. 81 to 86 on the peninsula. we'll be around 76 to 79 degrees
on the peninsula coast. 76 bodega bay. 86 in san rafael and vallejo to 90s around santa rosa, calistoga, clover dale and ukiah. mid-80s throughout the east bay shore. 85 in oakland. record setting 86 in hayward. upper 80s in our inland east bay neighborhoods like the record 88 in concord but 92 in brentwood to 90 in fair field. at any time mid-50s to low 60s. it will be warmer and then wednesday we'll see a tapering of those temperatures. we'll try to take the 80s out for most of us. >> a couple earlier problems. a live camera shot. you hit highway 87 and continues
northbound. but no major problems there. the real horror has been on westbound 580. a new crash reported at airway from tracy out to dublin it's 1:03 and very slow as well as you continue to the sunol grade. >> frances, thank you. we are back in 90 seconds with the seven things you need to know before you go. >> first, our instagram picture of the day. follow us at abc 7 news bay area. look at all the sailboats out there. >> oh, yeah, look at that. it will be a nice day for it. a live look outside at abc 7 now.
it's 6:54. here are the seven things to know before you go. number one, the chp is investigating a freeway shooting in san bruno on interstate 380. two cars were hit including an uber carrying two passengers from sfo. the uber dr was shot and taken to the hospital. chp is working on a suspect description. number two, opening statements begin today in san francisco in the kate steinle murder case. the jury has been told to ignore the politics surrounding the case. number three, two weeks after the wildfires started all public schools will reopen
today. school officials will monitor and make adjustments as needed. >> the gold star army widow whose husband was killed in niger is recalling her phone call with president trump. myeshia johnson told george stephanopoulos the president couldn't remember her husband's name. >> number five, when you step outside there is no sign of the marine layer nor its cooling clouds. hard to believe we'll be near record highs today with upper 70s at the coast. mid to upper 80s around the bay and inland. all right, and number six, east bay commuters need lots of extra time. another one along the way at industrial, so it's a slow right there and capital corridor reporting system wide delays in sacramento. >> justin timberlake is getting a third chance at the super bowl. he will be back on the halftime
stage since that infamous incident with janet jackson in 2004. and promising no wardrobe malfunctions. we'll have to see. i don't know. >> too bad, ladies. >> on twitter, facebook and all your mobile devices. >> we'll be back with an update. let's take a live look outside a. gorgeous day out there on the bay. reggie aqui grew up in hawaii. >> reggie, aloha. >> got married there. >> and has that aloha spirit at 4:00 a.m., 5:00, and 6:00 a.m. >> reggie loves his dog, woodstock. >> great name. >> he once sang a duet with dolly parton. >> biggest disney fan ever. >> great debater. >> reggie always listens to your side and that's what makes him a great journalist for almost 20 years. >> hard to believe with a
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