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good morning. it's 5:00 a.m. on this thursday, october 26th. i hope you had a good night's sleep. >> he says with edge in his voice because it's been warm. >> it was 78 degrees in my house this morning. >> it's two degrees cooler than yesterday. >> that's true.
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he's been complaining about it for a while. you have to get a fan. >> it's hard to sleep in that temperature. four hours. you're looking at four hours right here. >> mike, you have to answer for this. >> i say four hours looks pretty good. that's what i say. let's talk about what's going on outside. that sea breeze a lot of us are clamoring for so we can sleep better and get temperatures back to average. we're either calm or three to six miles an hour and blowing off the coast. let's take a look, n n at 73. same temperature along the coast at 4:00. 64 at 7:00. look at the bay at noon already warmer than average. 74 to 76. if you have a convertible it's nice to drive around during the evening hours but you can't sleep in it. >> just because.
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the sun is not up yet. we're looking pretty good. inside the robin williams tunnel. it's pretty dark, even the street lamps are out on the southbound side. just be aware of that. and first reports of an accident involving three or four vehicles. just before highway 242 and seeing significant slowing into the concord area. >> big heads-up happening now. the faa rolling out new security measures for passengers coming into the u.s. >> airlines worldwide will be asking more questions about your trip and what's in your bag. amy hollyfield live with more on these restrictions. amy? >> reporter: good morning, reggie. there's a flight arriving here from abu dhabi at 7:30 this morning, one at 6:00 from tel aviv. it will be interesting to talk to those passengers and ask if anything is different, what security was like at the
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airports today because today is the day that the u.s. is implementing new restrictions. the airlines are supposed to implement new security guidelines. this impacts international flights coming into the u.s. the enhanced passenger screening will mean you will be asked more questions along the lines of who packed your bags? where are you going? it is up to each airline to decide actually how to implement this new system. some airlines are advising passengers to arrive even earlier for their u.s.-bound flights now that this questioning will be taking place. this was ordered by the u.s. government about three months ago. at first the government planned to ban laptops for fear they could be used as explosives. that idea was scrapped but this is the replacement and today is the day that it must go into effect. reporting live at sfo, amy hollyfield, abc 7 news. amy, thank you. happening today the b.a.r.t. board of directors will discuss
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a proof of payment system to try to stop fare cheats. the proposed ordinance has been revised to reduce fines that allow two civil citations in a one-year period. b.a.r.t. says police officers will be trained to follow specific protocol and proof of payment inspections on body cameras. the fines are about $75 for adults, some people may qualify for community service instead of a fine. brand-new this morning from our live desk, amid tense fights over free speech at college campuses all across the country, the university of california is now getting ready to do something about it. you'll remember these tense confrontations on the cal campus earlier this year. now the "l.a. times" reports the uc system will launch a national free speech center. uc president janet napolitano says, quote, there have been more serious issues about the first amendment on campuses
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today than perhaps at any time since the free speech movement and that would be back in the 1960s. it will be based at the washington, d.c., center. jessica, thank you. a former director of fema helping those recover wildfires. james witt says it could take years. >> the devastation was incredible. all i could think of was how many lives were lost but also how many lives were destroyed. >> he says his organization will help to fill voids left by federal, state, and local agencies. witt led fema under president clinton. a new assistance center to help fire victims remove rubble. for many it's a difficult task. >> it's just an awful feeling we have to accept because the whole community is suffering the same way as we are.
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>> initial removal costs will be picked up but if homeowners' policies cover debris removal they will be billed for it. it's a dangerous job to begin with but we're learning that a fire crew battling a destructive wildfire also had to dodge bullets. the mendocino county sheriff's ffice says earlier this month a cal fire crew parked on a man's property to establish a fire line. they then heard a man yelling and gunshots. 73-year-old john heron face as firearm charge. deputies say at the time of the incident he called to report intruders but said he fired his gun. the trial of a man charged with the murder of kate steinle enters day four. surveillance showed a man tossing a gun into the bay and leaving the scene at pier 14 just after steinle's shooting. prosecutors say the man is jose ines garcia-zarate. the officer who arrested him took the stand saying when he
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saw him, the suspect looked like a deer in the headlights. he was quickly arrested. the san francisco public defender's office is filing challenges in every criminal case bail is set. it's to abolish the cash bail system. the public defender says his office has filed 282 challenges in just the last 15 days. that is 14 times the amount filed in the same period. this week the chief justice says the state should rely on risk assessments to decide whether defendants should be released before jail. a mom said she was held captive for 22 days. >> we're hearing the 911 call from the day she disappeared. >> reporter: for the first time we're hearing the 911 call made nearly a year ago moments after discovering his wife sherry had vanished from their northern
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california home sounding remarkably composed, he described the last he'd heard from her. >> she sent me a text asking me if i was coming home from lunch, and i said, sorry, long day. and that was the last. never spoke to her on the phone. >> reporter: for 22 days not a trace. and then she was found alive on the side of a highway. police reports she was battered, bruised. the young mother branded with a message, now reported to be a cluster of letters on her right shoulder almost impossible to read. coming up we'll have more details on this investigation. with your "gma first look" abc news, new york. >> a statement was released reading in part, we are hopeful the release of additional information by law enforcement will expedite the capture of sherri's abductors. let's start with some temperatures in the north bay. we have a little bit after spread here. we're near 50 in guerneville,
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rohnert park and american canyon. a couple of those at 49. 61 at vallejo. 62 in san rafael. 65 in tiberon. 65 in cupertino. a little cooler inland. look at san ramone, about 52. the glass like bay because the breezes are almost nonexistent once again this morning. it'll be cool this morning for exercising. warm this afternoon. the water temperaure at the beaches about 60 degrees. the air temperature will be about 75 to 80 today. in fact, 80 at monterey. 86 in sacramento. we'll have 100 palm springs. 90 l.a. 70 in tahoe. it doesn't seem right, does it? no, we should be in the 50s. we'll be 6 tomorrow. 71 saturday. 68 sunday. but if that storm holds true that we talked about last half hour, snow is coming next weekend. a quick look at the north bay. we'll stay up there, average
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highs 75. by noon, 78. mid-80s from 2:00, 3:00, 4:00, 5:00. at 8:00, 75 degrees. here's sue. we have an accident to report if you're traveling westbound highway 4 towards the concord area four or five vehicles involved right before 242. and it is blocking the center lane. traffic is backing to bay point. you can see speeds there of about 25 miles an hour or less. we'll check back with the chp in a few minutes. here are some of your drive times if you're heading out right now. 680 from highway 4 in to walnut creek. a brief six minutes. highway 24 to highway 13 not bad at all, under ten minutes. a little sluggish your drive out of the central valley up and over to the dublin/pleasanton area. just over 40 minutes.
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we'll check back on that accident towards concord in just a few minutes. president trump confident republicans will pass his tax reform package. the change republicans are considering to 401(k)s that could affect your retirement. and points for a purpose. and points for a purpose. how much money ♪ ♪ hi! leaving a career to follow a calling takes courage. a personalized financial strategy can give you confidence to take the next step. hi guys! aw yeah! see how access to j.p. morgan investment expertise can help you. chase. make more of what's yours.
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chase. accused of obstructing justice to theat the fbinuclear war, and of violating the constitution by taking money from foreign governments and threatening to shut down news organizations that report the truth. if that isn't a case for impeaching and removing a dangerous president,
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then what has our government become? i'm tom steyer, and like you, i'm a citizen who knows it's up to us to do something. it's why i'm funding this effort to raise our voices together and demand that elected officials take a stand on impeachment. a republican congress once impeached a president for far less. yet today people in congress and his own administration know that this president is a clear and present danger who's mentally unstable and armed with nuclear weapons. and they do nothing. join us and tell your member of congress that they have a moral responsibility to stop doing what's political and start doing what's right. our country depends on it. it is 5:13. president trump says republicans are united especially on their big push for the biggest
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priority right now and that would be tax reform. the white house is sending some mixed signals when it comes to our 401(k)s setting up what could be a fracture in the glue currently holding the republican party together. abc news has the latest. >> reporter: americans' retirement savings could be the battleground for republicans' promised tax overhaul. president trump eager for a win pushing tax reform on fox news. >> they are passing this bill along very rapidly. we have to get tax cuts. and just pass it along. this will be the biggest tax cut in history. >> reporter: it's what would pay for the tax cuts, though, that hairs. on wednesday the president promising -- >> 401(k)s, to me, are very important, and they're important because that's one of the great benefits to the middle class. >> reporter: but just seconds later -- >> maybe it is. maybe we'll use it as negotiating, but trust me -- >> reporter: the response after the top republican writing the plan said there could be limits
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on how much people can contribute to their retirement accounts. and the flip from just two days ago when the president tweeted definitively there will be no change to your 401(k). current law allows you to contribute up to $18,000 a year tax free until you are ready to use it at retirement. the change republicans have floated would lower that contribution cap to only $2,400 a year. republicans argue it would force americans to put money into retirement plans that are taxed immediately. helping them pay for some of those tax cuts. democrats opposed to the idea and the tax plan. >> 80% of the gop's tax cuts go to the wealthiest 1% at the expense of children and working families. >> reporter: the full plan is expected to be revealed next week and republicans are hopeful they'll be able to pass it with a majority vote by thanksgiving. president trump hoping to sign it by the end of the year. serena marshall, abc news, washington. it's 5:15 now.
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nasa giving us our first look at the burn scar left by the wildfires in the north bay and throughout northern california. take a look, this is a thermal image taken by a satellite. areas in red are vegetation, the burned out areas are in dark gray. this covers an area of nearly 1,500 square miles. tomorrow night warriors all-star klay thompson will try to add to his donation to north bay fire victims by scoring more points against the washington wizards. >> last night he scored 22 in the warriors' victory over the raptors. he has pledged $1,000 per point that he scores during these three home games. last night was the first of those games so he's off to a good start. $22,000. >> this is a great step to being big in the bay area. any positivity you can bring on the world, it doesn't matter if it affects one person or 100 people, it goes way beyond basketball. >> and so you can join him in
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this. you can pledge. here's a look at his pledge site now. in addition to his potential donation fans have contributed $258,000 for the victims of the northern california wildfires. >> putting his money where his mouth is. the men's basketball team at st. mary's college took in donations benefiting north bay fire relief before the exhibition game against fresno state. fans were able to donate cash or checks and volunteers took in food and clothing. 10% of concession sales also went to fire victims. okay. the abc 7 family celebrating major milestones for two of our wonderful colleagues. >> one in studio right now. >> reporter david louie and stage manager joey smith were among those honored in los angeles. it was a service award celebration for employees of the walt disney company. >> look at you in a suit. >> styling. in great company with our general manager bill burton.
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you may recognize joey from a major giants campaign last year. he's instrumental in getting our new set ready. that is him testing out the lighting, looking great as always. congratulations on an incredible accomplishment. thank you for bringing such positivity every single morning. 40 years. how does it feel, joey smith? >> i feel great. i love it. i love the beginning of the show and the end of the show. i just love it. >> you're a happy guy. >> and 40 has a special significance for you because of your dad and his 39 years. >> my dad worked 39 years on the job and my brother said, man, you've got to go past him. and i was like, wow, i don't know about that. and then 40 came and i did it. so i'm loving it. >> he has the donald duck -- >> we love your positivity, your singing voice, everything about him. >> he keeps us in line. >> he does and awake. >> that's my biggest responsibility, keep them awake,
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happy, looking good on the air. >> and what are we supposed to do right now? >> oh, it's time for me to go. sorry about that, folks. i'm running my clock now. >> doing his job. >> as he dances back over to the camera. our little entertainer. you should watch on fridays, right? we have facebook friday, you get to see joey in action. congratulations, joey. couldn't be happier for you. shake your hand. there you go, buddy. thanks. all right. so let's talk about weather and a great day today if you like the warmth. sunshine, near record warmth tonight. seeing stars. heat relief in the extended. cooler with rain possible next weekend. in the south bay where that 89 in san jose would tie we start in the upper 80s. temperatures along the coast in the upper 70s to 75. and ocean beach there and about
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83 as we look at downtown and south san francisco at about 80. you get up to santa rosa and clover dale, some 90s there. along the east bay shore places like hayward, that's one degree shy of a record high. 84 in oakland today. 88 in concord, again, one degree shy of a record high as is that 8 in livermore. lows tonight, there you go, temperatures in the 40s and 50s. joey tells me i have 15 seconds left. let's go right to the accuweather seven-day forecast. more of the change tomorrow. that's why we're going to be 10 to 20 degrees cooler by then. it'll feel like fall all the way through wednesday. here's sue. good morning, everyone. joey is there with hot water for my tea every morning, even if i need a paper clip, he's got it. to the east shore freeway with the cars going past the golden
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gate into the bay bridge toll plaza. we'll check back on the metering lights. an update on the accident heading to concord. good news it has cleared out of lanes. it was three or four vehicles. it's now been pushed off to the shoulder but, unfortunately, the damage is done, slow and go from at least bay point on into the concord area. it's typically slow as we zoom on in you can see the traffic volume just as it is out on the roads with our cool 3d shot. a look at the drive times if you are heading out tracy to dublin. you look at 45 minutes. there's your antioch to concord drive, westbound on 4, 30 minutes. a nice drive from san rafael into the city under 20 minutes. we'll be back and take a look at your north bay commute in just a few. if it weren't for joey i would always be looking at the wrong camera. in the eyes of the michelin guy, the fine dining capital. the guide has released its annual list and this year seven bay area restaurants have the guide's coveted top rating of
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three stars. that's one more restaurant than new york city, yes, we got them. although the big apple may regain top footing when their guy comes on next year. to some the distinction marks a renaissance in the bay area's fine dining scene. >> for san francisco i think that says something about our quality of dining, our standards, the chef talent. >> the guide's release was delayed because of the wildfires. several restaurants and wine country earned stars this year including single thread in sonoma and monte's in santa rosa. people at michelin say they hope foodies will return to the region for their next meal. coming up next the seven things you need to know as you start your day. >> the rare ride by some surfers over
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lyrica is believed to calm these nerves. i'm glad my doctor prescribed lyrica. for some, lyrica delivers effective relief for moderate to even severe fibromyalgia pain. and improves function. lyrica may cause serious allergic reactions, suicidal thoughts or actions. tell your doctor right away if you have these, new or worse depression, unusual changes in mood or behavior, swelling, trouble breathing, rash, hives, blisters, muscle pain with fever, tired feeling, or blurry vision. common side effects: dizziness, sleepiness, weight gain, swelling of hands, legs and feet. don't drink alcohol while taking lyrica. don't drive or use machinery until you know how lyrica affects you. those who've had a drug or alcohol problem may be more likely to misuse lyra. with less pain, can do more with my family. talk to your doctor today. see if lica can help. these are the seven things you need to know. the 49ers and law enforcement
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unions will sign a pledge today to ban bump stocks on guns and improve community and police relations. it takes place at 11:45 at levi's stadium. number two from the live desk chp investigating a four-car accident involving a tow truck in redwood city near wood side. one person was rushed to the hospital with major injuries. and number three, you step outside this morning, it feels great. 50s and 60s. but this afternoon we're going to flip the switch and turn the heat on once again. 13 to 16 degrees above average. san jose the most likely area to tie a record high. and number four, following your thursday morning commute in the abc 7 traffic center. metering lights are on at the bay bridge toll plaza as of about two minutes ago. traffic is starting to stack up through the mcarthur maze. new airport security rules go into effect this morning impacting all flights coming in to the u.s. the enhanced screening will mean passengers will be asked for
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questions. actress ashley judd is giving her first tv interview to diane sawyer on "good morning america" after her harvey weinstein allegations. hear judd in her own words. and 17 days after the emergency evacuation of patients kaiser permanente in santa rosa has reopened the hospital. the building has undergone an extensive cleaning. some luminaries of the los angeles dodgers took time out to help victims of the north bay wildfires. orel hershiser among them. they join other dodger greats and kids from the los angeles boys and girls club to pack comfort kits that will be delivered to sonoma county. they contain masks, glasses, books, and dodger gear. yesterday's event provided a teachable moment to l.a. county youngsters about the importance of giving back. 5:26 now. now to the moment two surfers ride a giant wave at the same time. take a look at this. it went down in portugal during pretty stormy conditions. the first big swell of the season and two brazilians took
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off almost at the same time. they say they're both fully committed before they saw one another. a double ride like this one pretty rare and for good reason. this part of portugal is famous for its big waves and it all turned out okay. coming back with another full 90 minutes of news including new help for fire victims, the proposal that could help with utility bills. and the vta stepping up testing on the south bay b.a.r.t. extension. what you can expect to see in the coming weeks. and exactly how many people use twitter, it turns out even the company didn't know for years. and this morning it's saying, oops. the full story is next. i'm intrigued. we're having a better day. we hope you are, too. we're going to leave live weather and traffic conditions up
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good morning to you.
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coming up on 5:30 on this thursday, october 26. i hope you're doing well. >> alexis is still on maternity leave joined by sue hall. it's been a hot second. speaking of hot, please bring some relief, mike nicco. >> you're the one wearing red today. the gang is all here. we like that and so is the heat miser once again out there toasting our temperatures this afternoon. we're down in the 50s and 60s. hopefully you slept better than reggie last night. noon, it'll be 73 at the coast. 78 -- 79 to 85 around the bay and 81 to 87 inland. we'll be near record warmth once again. coming up in the next 20 minutes or so we'll take a look at cooler conditions and a chance of some wet weather.
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i'll see you soon with that. sue? a look at your thursday morning commute. we had an earlier power problem southbound 101 inside the robin williams tunnel. these street lamps are out to the golden gate bridge and then they're okay, the golden gate bridge is not without power. first reports of an overturn. it is out of freeway lanes but is blocking the whipple off ramp. the 49ers are going from taking a knee on the field to a seat at the table with law enforcement. >> jed york is meeting to sign a pledge addressing many issues including gun control and police and community relations. good morning, matt. good morning, natasha and reggie. the police unions say teams like the 49ers should promote
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initiatives that help law enforcement and the communities they serve understand each other better and they're hoping this pledge is a step in that direction. this pledge will be signed later this morning. 49ers and unions from san jose, oakland, new york, and many others across the nation say they want to create a more understanding and safer america. pushing for the ban of armor piercing bullets, silencers like bump stocks and allow the conversion of semiautomatic weapons to turn into automatic weapons. the pledge looks to advocate for more mental health services, improve police and community relations and to engage in a constructive dialogue around issues critical to improving the health and welfare of all our residents. >> we're talking about moving the ball down the field, about having the issues and mental health. that's going to bring the community and law enforcement together.
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>> this is just the beginning. the police unions say they're going to work to secure other unions across the country and the 49ers have pledged $500,000 towards this campaign and is inviting other franchises to sign this pledge. reporting live at levi's stadium, matt keller, abc 7 news. the chp is investigating a four-car accident involving a tow truck. at one point the tow truck and one of the cars caught fire. one person rushed to the hospital with major injuries. the chp also says one person was taken into custody but did not give a reason for that arrest. we're going to bring you an update as soon as we get more info. police are investigating a hit-and-run crash. the victim an 80-year-old man. police found him bleeding from the head shortly before 11:00 last night. he was taken to the hospital with serious injuries. right now police are trying to figure out what kind of car may
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have hit the victim. at this time they say they have no witnesses or video evidence. happening today a consumer group plans to ask the public utilities commission to help people affected by the north bay wildfires. >> the reform network wants power companies to stop billing homes that were destroyed or badly damaged. they want to prevent companies from cutting off service for late payments. an effort to promote the urgent need for local businesses to rebound after the fires. many people don't know that just seven of napa's nearly 500 wineries were damaged or lost in the fires. this is usually the height of tourist season. right now tourism has declined and businesses are struggling. a sonoma county day of remembrance will be held for fire victims and to honor first responders. "the press democrat" reports during the event a firefighter memorial bell will toll for the 23 victims that died in sonoma county. the event will be held at bailey field from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30
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p.m. 5:34 now. now to that abc news exclusive. actress ashley judd in her first tv interview. in many ways her allegation helped ignite a firestorm and more than 65 women have come forward. the 49-year-old spoke one-on-one with diane sawyer. >> well, first of all, i'm blessed to be here and i know that so thank you, and i didn't expect that i would feel tearful but it's been an absolutely tremendously moving two and a half or three weeks. >> she says before she decided to speak out it was frightening, not clear if anyone would believe the women or if anyone would care. judd says it was her parents who finally helped her decide to tell her story. you can watch her interview on "good morning america" at 7:00 right after abc 7 mornings. attorney gloria allred is demanding harvey weinstein's company create a substantial fund to pay out settlements to
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alleged victims of the producer. yesterday another actress came forward with an allegation of sexual assault against weinstein. she says weinstein raped her in her hotel room in 2008. she is one of at least half a dozen women to allege they were sexually assaulted by him. some 50 other actresses claim they were harassed by weinstein. three san francisco public schools have high levels of lead in the water according to tests by the school district. they include two elementary schools, west portal and malcolm x as well as san francisco international high school. in all 72 schools were tested. the district says the source of lead is drinking fixtures which are being replaced. you can go to the website for a full list of schools that have and have not been tested. representatives from three major tech companies headed to capitol hill next week to testify in the ongoing probe into russian interference in the 2016 election. high-ranking officials from google, facebook, and twitter will appear before the senate intelligence committee. the chairman says the witnesses will address social media's
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influence in the elections and what steps the companies are taking to blunt foreign interference in 2018. in the south bay the vta has stepped up testing along the ten-mile b.a.r.t. extension. you may see this happening soon, video from vta of trains being tested between fremont and san jose. officials say the public will see and hear multicar trains traveling on that extension. testing will happen every day except for sundays. silicon valley service expected to start some time next year. let's see if you need a jacket this morning and, if so, how heavy does it need to be. we have 56 in union city and fremont. 57 right now in berkeley. oakland and the castro valley, 58. everybody else from 60 in richmond to san leandro, 64 degrees. you go deeper to the east, 52 in pleasanton. 55 in livermore. need a heavier coat in napa. novato, 52. we have 59 in san carlos and mountain view. looks like san jose and los
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gatos 57. 64 in san francisco. about 65 in daly city a. look at walnut creek. southbound 680. easy weather the commute in today unless you don't have an air conditioner maybe this afternoon. cool to hot, mass transit from the morning to afternoon hours and status quo on the bay. very sunny and calm. a look at san francisco. average highs, 69. 10:00 in the morning. we're just right there. 73 at noon. 79 at 2:00. 81 at 4:00. back to 72 by 6:00. down in san jose average high today 73. we're going to be a record tying 89 and that will be some time between 2:00 and 4:00. the spike from 80 at noon back to about 82 by 6:00 and 73 by to about 82 by 6:00 and 73 by 8:00. they're going to be cooler with a chance of rain. i'll show you that up next.
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here's sue. >> we're going to the golden gate bridge where you have four lanes in your southbound commute and two lanes in the northbound commute. the waldo tunnel is without lights. all the street lamps are out. golden gate bridge not affected there. the whipple off ramp. there's an overturned vehicle blocking the off ramp. southbound 880 near high street, an accident blocking the slow lane there so you may see some slow traffic beginning to form. we're going to come back in a bit with your drive times and mass transit options in a few. this is just coming in. it's from twitter and it turns out the company has been inflating their numbers for years. they just revealed this morning it's been overstating its
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monthly active user numbers by mistakenly including a segment of users from third-party applications. and they went on to explain basically they had bad data. the problem dates back to 2014. they've done well lately. stock has been up today. twitter has about 330 million users globally. back to you. >> who can forget this image of patient being evacuated from a north bay hospital as the flames were behind them. the major challenge that hospital now faces. some new bragging rights for uc berkeley
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it is 5:43. kaiser permanente hospital is back open after being closed because of the tubbs fire. we had this live on the air. amy hollyfield showing us as patients were evacuated as flames were behind them. they reopened after a thorough cleaning. now the concern is keeping doctors at the hospital and also recruiting future doctors. that concern is about housing. many lived in the fountaingrove neighborhood near the hospital and are living in temporary housing.
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>> it's a real fear. a long commute isn't viable anymore. >> santa rosa memorial hospital is meeting with stakeholders to discuss rebuilding after 152 of their people lost homes. cleanup alone could go to 2018. so far no one has left the hospital. witnesses are telling us what they saw during a shooting outside an air bnb home in a quiet san francisco neighborhood. it was the result of a party on october 14th that got out of hand. >> woman says she and her neighbors are still shaken. >> last night supervisor hillary ronan informed them the property owner who lives overseas has been banned from rental sites, that air bnb promises to pay for the property damage. as for the shooting police say they have made no arrests.
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>> friday's jv football game at antioch has been canceled because several players are accused of sexual harassment and bullying. the allegations surfaced when they were said to have said vulgar things to female students. the game was supposed to be homecoming for antioch high. this is some nice news. cal ranks fourth in the best global university's ranking. uc berkeley ranks fourth right behind only harvard, m.i.t. and stanford. more than 60 other countries. so a tip of the hat, congratulations to uc berkeley. >> now let's see what the weather will be like for all those in berkeley and elsewhere across the bay area. mike? >> we'll include everybody. we're inclusive.
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keep watching that, waiting for the sea breeze to develop so the cooler weather will make some of your lives better. sunny and warm. few within the last couple of days. transition to fall this weekend. temperatures back to average. here's a look at downtown san francisco. we've had 1580-degree days. that is fifth all time on the record. so if you think it's been a warm fall, there you go. temperatures in the mid to upper 70s just about everywhere else. 70s just about everywhere else. it sure doesn't feel like it, does it? 86 in hayward, richmond. let's go down to the south where this will be the third day in a row where we will tie or set a record in san jose. that was one degree shy of tying a record. san mateo, pacifica and half
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moon bay upper 70s. water temperature about 60. santa rosa, 90 with total sunshine. where is that fog? vallejo about 86. inland the east bay, the cool air in your house this morning because it will be another warm one this afternoon. temperatures in the upper 80s. for tonight how about 49 in santa rosa and napa. more of the same, our warmth makes its last stand tomorrow and the breezes shift cooler saturday. we lose the 90s. we're in the 50s, 60s, and 70s through wednesday. i'll take a look at that chance of rain coming up next. sue? >> let's head over to hayward where we have an accident blocking the whipple off ramp, an overturn from northbound 880 blocking the off ramp. northbound because this accident is off the freeway it's on the on ramp. up to oakland near high street an accident blocking the right
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lane so you will find a little bit of slow traffic starting to build there, and if you want to take mass transit we have 47 b.a.r.t. trains on time. ace trains one and three leaving the central valley and heading to san jose all running on time. here we go with a look at some of your drive times. 52 minutes in the red from tracy to dublin. we had an earlier accident towards 242 westbound highway 4. that's the reason this commute is all gummed up just under 40 minutes to get in to concord and it's a nice drive from san rafael into san francisco. we'll check back on your northbound drive in a few. and new at the live desk breaking news on wamo, the autonomous vehicles are on their way to michigan for some cold weather testing. wamo is google's spinoff. google based here in mountain view. the cars are chrysler pacifica minivans with cameras, sensors, and self-driving software.
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there will be backup drivers behind the wheel, too. previously they tested at lake tahoe but last year opened up a research center in michigan and will now start testing there. all right, jess. thanks so much. happening today the government will release tens of thousands of classified documents about the assassination of president john f. kennedy. congress ordered that the files be made public unless presi trump stepped in to stop it which he has not. it may shed light on the investigation but historians do not believe they will lead to bombshell revelations. okay. try to follow the bouncing ball on this one. former vice president joe biden is not ruling out a run for prsident in 2020. i haven't decided to run but i've decided i'm not going to decide not to run. biden said he was going to run last year but decided against it after his son died from brain
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cancer. biden ran unsuccessfully in 1988 and 2008. 5:49 now. two deputies denied workers comp. california's labor code says public agencies must pay benefits when off-duty officers try to save lives or property in the state but it doesn't mention out-of-state activities. the orange county register reports they interpreted that to mean they can't pay for physical or psychological injuries its deputies sustained in vegas. experts say that could lead to lawsuits. take a look at this surveillance video from king's jewellers. he's posing as a customer looking at a ring. looking, looking, and then running. police say he gets into a two-door green saturn waiting outside. if you have information about who this guy is, call walnut creek pd.
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5:53 now. it is breast cancer awareness month and look at this. the warriors honored survivors last night. these incredible women sat courtside for the team shoot around and got a advivisit from kevin durant. the warriors say they all got signed cards as well and invited him back for another game in january. kellogg's is making new boxes for its corn pops cereal after a complaint the artwork is
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racially insensitive. there's a bunch of cartoony corn pops at the mall for some reason. they asked why the only brown corn pop is depicted as a jan janitor. kellogg's apologized saying they didn't intend to offend anyone. sears is hoping a dose of nostalgia may bring joy to the holiday season bringing back the iconic wish book. the holiday catalog is 120 pages. it will feature holiday decorations, toys, games, and if you want to see it in person sears says the glossy limited edition copies will only be available to, quote, its best customers. >> every year i would circle a robot and also a big play set, like a big swing set even though we didn't have a yard. >> do you have room for that
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now? >> no, i never will. i live in the city. >> won't fit in your living room. too bad. using san jose as an example just how warm it's been this october. all right, so talking about the rain, here it is friday morning. that's a week from tomorrow and then it rains just about all day into the evening hours and then saturday morning it starts to clear out. if this holds it looks like a really healthy rain from a quarter of an inch in san mateo to possibly up to an inch around santa rosa and calistoga. how about you, sue? >> looking forward to that. need the rain. metering lights on at 5:22. they're at the limit with no delays getting across into san
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francisco. some slow traffic up and over the altamont pass. it's on the off ramp, overturned in a ditch. they're waiting for a tow truck. northbound is looking good. southbound, though, you will find slow traffic from 92. we have an accident partially blocking the right lane. >> the cost of sending a package through u.p.s. is about to go up. they are raising rates by nearly 5% that will start on christmas eve. the hike is because more people are using amazon and other online retailrs to buy stuff. the cost of delivering packages to home addresses is higher than businesses which usually get more packages at once. rival fedex doing basically the same thing. they're going to start their hike on january 1st. >> just once i want we're slashing all prices by 25% forever. the company will not allow any upcoming shows to feature
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nudity, strong language or violence. the company wants to focus on comedies and dramas that can appeal to a wider audience. apple is expected to spend a billion dollars on original shows. >> just to be clear that's the shows apple is making. the stuff netflix and hulu making still full of nudity and violence. >> true. new at 6:00, a new warning about candy. what you need to watch out for the next time you buy sweets. also happening now changes at the airport that will impact anyone flying into the u.s. plus, b.a.r.t. is getting plus, b.a.r.t. is getting tough with
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another warm day on top in the bay area but relief is in sight. cooler temperatures will be here by the end of the week.
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>> sue hall is in her place. >> a couple months. >> you'll be here for a while. >> not going anywhere. >> mike nicco, how does it look today? >> i haven't heard you say repeat the heat today. >> we're not going to hear that. >> we will repeat it again today and tomorrow. there is a light at the end of the tunnel. our binoculars don't have to be as strong to see that relief. as strong to see that relief. a look at the winds. showing that clear air. temperatures in the mid to upper 50s at 7:00. 50s at 7:00. let's go low to high, 73 to 71. we'll be near record warmth. 74 to 76 at the bay and inland. up next we'll tak


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