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the school district's decision to keep him on staff. in response, the district says it's creating a sexual harassment task force. it will educate parents and students about recognizing harassment and how to report it. the t let's get a quick update on weather and traffic. we'll start with mike nicco. >> hi, voitd. the breezes are back. i mean the sea breeze. the areas in yellow, gusting out of the west up to 30 knots, about 35 miles per hour. it starts at 1:00 this afternoon through 9:00 this evening. let's see what it does to your accuweather 12-hour planner. increasing sunshine and temperatures in the upper 50s at the coast, mid to upper 60s at 4:00. by 7:00, mid 50s to 60s. you'll need a coat there. looking live at the bay bridge toll plaza. just a little stackup in the cash lanes on the left-hand side. that is just about it so far this morning. we should have about 50 minutes,
maybe 55 until the metering lights are flipped on. slight delays out of the central valley already. road work picked up on 580, westbound 580 tracy to dublin, 39 minutes for you, dublin to mission boulevard 14 minutes. and on 85, highway 101 to cupertino, in the green about 16 minutes. 49ers linebacker rubin foster goes back to court. >> his ex is expected to tell the judges she made the charges of domestic violence up. >> reporter: rubin foster is out on bail. he'll be arriving in front of the hall of justice for his 9:00 preliminary hearing. this is going to be a big day for the 49ers linebacker. he's facing three felonies related to a domestic violence incident. his girlfriend recanted publicly through her attorney. they say her injuries happened during a fight with another
woman and there's video to prove it. that video has been turned over to the district attorney's office. her attorney told "the sacramento bee" it has plans on testifying today. that will be up to the prosecution. legal analyst stephen clark says the d.a.'s office may want to call her to the stand to get her testimony on record. a judge may want to decide if there's enough evidence for the case to come forward. 49ers say they're waiting for the case to be resolved before they make any decisions on foster. live in san jose, matt keller, abc 7 news. this morn san francisco police are trying to identify a man whose dogs bit four people and another dog. the attack happened at dolores park on sunday. abc 7 news reporter lillian kim has the story. >> reporter: mission del lorre ris park is usually a haven for dog owners and pets. >> a great place to take our dogs. most dogs are really well trained. >> reporter: on sunday san francisco police say this two pit bulls attacked another dog.
investigators are looking for the pit bull and their owner. it happened in the grassy area above the four basketball court. four people who tried to separate the animals were also bitten. >> reporter: the incident alarmed the dog park community. people say the two pit bulls and their owner don't appear to be regulars. police say the owner left the scene without providing any identification or information regarding the dogs' vaccination records. >> in my mind you would stay around to see if the dog was okay or if the attacked dog needed medical attention -- >> if he knows they are aggressive dogs and incapable of being in an environment like this, that's his responsibility to acknowledge and that keep them on leash. >> reporter: anyone with information is urged to call sfpd's vicious and dangerous dog unit. in san francisco, lillian kim, abc 7 news.
a man with a violent criminal record is charged with the murder of a young couple in sonoma couple. authorities say sean michael gal lum shot them in the head as they lay on the beach. 22-year-old lindsey kuch shaw and jason allen were on on on o from their jobs as christian camp counselors. they spent 12 years pursuing the case. gallon was arrested for killing his younger brother last year. a lead paint maker agreed to pay $60 million to remove toxic material from homes around california. the settlement ends nearly two decades of litigation. nl industries does not acknowledge any wrongdoing as
part of the deal. the case is still pending against two other former lead paint makers, sherwin williams and con agra. >> former prime minister of israel is here in the bay area and he's drawing protesters. >> long live palestine. >> abc 7 news was at the jewish community center in san francisco last night where protesters called attention to the nearly 60 palestinians killed this week by israeli forces. some of the protesters briefly disrupted a talk on monday. the trump administration relocated the u.s. embassy to jerusalem fueling demonstrations. the jcc says last night was a chance for a dialogue on the issues. you're never more than seven minutes away from my accuweather forecast. let's take a look at our temperatures. we'll start with inland east bay neighborhoods. weave got mid 50s highway 4
concord, low to mid 50s through the san ramon valley. emeryville a little hazy, it's going to be a bright day once we get through the afternoon hours. no threat of showers and thunderstorms like we had yesterday. mass transit, cool at your stops this morning. comfortable, i would say, in the afternoon hours. if you're going to be on the ferries, anywhere on the bay today, small craft advisory, will be choppy and breezy. in san francisco, we've got cloud cover down there. it's going to be pretty stubborn through about noon. sunshine in the afternoon hours. we'll go from 54 this morning to the upper 50s by 5:00. in the south bay a little more sunshine and a little more warmth. still temperatures not quite up to par yet. we'll start off in the morning at about 56. if you're heading out at noon, be ready for 66 and a lot of sunshine, hanging around 70 for the afternoon hours and grab the jacket before heading out this evening. back to 59 with increasing clouds. a quiet weather pattern today.
what are you seeing on the roads? >> pretty quiet on the traffic front this morning, too. looking at overnight road work that's causing a bit of a slowdown on eastbound 580, a long-term bridge project between grove way and palaver day, lanes scheduled to be closed until 6:00 this morning. right now a half mile, maybe a little more of that for that backup on the eastbound side. typically you're wide open in that direction. they've been getting that done a little ahead of schedule. i'll keep an eye on that. san jose nice and quiet. not many vehicles out at 280 and highway 17. no blocking issues in the south bay so farr. we'll look at drive times coming up next. two days and counting until the royal wedding. we're live outside windsor castle. wildfires a frothy brew
in l.a. areas in agreed, our best chance of thunderstorms, mainly in the high country. we won't have quite as many as we had yesterday. looking at friday and monday, those could be heavy days once again. >> we're just two days away from the royal wedding. this morning, a ij ma or development. meghan markle con firmts her father will not be walking her down the aisle after all. in fact, he's missing the wedding altogether. >> that announcement ends days of speculation. >> reporter: reggie and natasha, good morning. like you said, just days away. still plenty of questions. now we know he will not attend the wedding, who will be walking down the aisle. is elton john or the spice girls going to perform? were know here in england and around the world, everyone is going to be watching.
with only three days until the royal i dos, 250 members of the armed forces are taking part in a rehearsal as diehard fans line the parade road. >> it's a beautiful position because the carriage has got the turn here. >> reporter: and the impossibly cute wedding party. the palace announcing prince george, princess charlotte, chief stylist along with two daughters of another close friend. >> they've chosen the children of both of their friends. we still don't know what dress meghan will be wearing down the aisle. >> this is like a horse race who is going to design the dress. >> and who will be walking her. after a week of tabloid speculation and rumors about meghan's father according to staged photos with the paparazzi and heart surgery according to tmz, he will not be attendig the wedding saying in a
statement, he needs to focus on his health. organizers say they expect a huge crowd behind us come saturday. they've started to bring in food stalls to get prepared. they're saying thousands of people should be here partying. in windsor england, maggie abc 7 news. >> you got your hat? >> multiple fascinators. >> cheerio. special coverage of the royal wedding starts at 2:00 a.m. you can watch all the pomp and circumstance right here on abc 7. >> catch team coverage of the preparation on gma. michael strahan is live in windsor with a special behind-the-scenes look. gma starts right after abc 7
mornings. a hopeful sign tourists are returning in the aftermath of the wildfires. a new survey finds that the younger release, more than 12,000 guests went to the russian river brewing company in downtown santa rosa during that two-week event. 67% of those came from outside the area. the transportation department wants to know what you think about animals flying on airplanes. the department is taking public comment to shape new regulation about service animals on flights. its goal is to make sure new rules don't discriminate against people with disabilities while at the same time cutting down on people abusing the system. you have 45 days to weigh in. >> isn't there a link between fido and your love life? wag, an app for dog services came up with interesting results in a survey. one in four say they met a new
love interest at a party for dogs. where are these parties? one in three say they stayed in a relationship because of the partner's dog. a whopping 86% of dog owners would break up with a person if they weren't into their pooch. >> i like that loyalty. >> i get it. i myself have a dog son and i feel very close to him, i think -- >> you say he prefers your husband. is that true? >> well, who doesn't? let's be honest. >> phil is pretty awesome. enjoy being around phil. you've got to get woodstock into more of those parties. >> i guess so. >> you're never more than seven minutes away from my accuweather forecast. here is a look at san rafael where it's mainly clear this morning. temperatures in the low 50s.
looking south on 101. no fog here, but we'll keep an eye on the next day or two that some fog could develop as the marine layer starts to come back. today mostly sunny, almost seasonal temperatures. minor warming trend. unsettled next week is another area of low pressure like we had yesterday. could sit and spin on us. let's take a look at the cloud cover. you can see pretty sunny, just about everywhere by noon except for the coast. you'll be pretty cloudy at the coast throughout the afternoon hours while the rest of us are waiting until the evening hours to see the marine layer, cloud deck move over. 70 in san jose. mid to upper 60s on the peninsula. cooler in millbrae, 62, because of the breezes shooting through the san bruno gap. upper 50s to low 60s from the coast to the bay side of san francisco. upper 60s and 70s through most of the east bay. oakland at 64. a little warmer in our valleys,
upper 60s in the san ramon valley. tonight's temperatures upper 40s in the valleys, low to mid 50s once again. when i say minor warming trend, we barely jump up. friday, saturday, and then cools down a little bit sunday and monday. we have not had any major issues so far this morning. we're definitely not complaining. we're looking at light volumes on the san mateo bridge. so westbound traffic as you leave hey hard heading towards foster city, you should have a smooth drive. we or not seeing delays on our drive times through that stretch. southbound 101, santa rosa to petalu petaluma, looking good at 14 minutes. northbound 101, 280/680 to highway 85, looking good. so far in the green at 11 minutes. the owners of a building under construction in berkeley are taking steps to protect their project after a string of
suspicious fires. >> workers spraying a special fire inhibitor on exposed wood framing. the owners are concerned because of construction fires erupted while the buildings were unfinished. they say the treatment offers protection while a building is particularly vulnerable to arson. >> even with insurance the cost to the contractors and developers is in the millions of dollars. >> so if there was a fire or somebody lit the building on fire, the chemistry comes out to break the chemical reaction in the fire to stall its ability to advance. >> when finished, the building on telegraph avenue will provide 250 beds for student housing at the if you use drop box, you may be owed money. they've settled a consumer protection lawsuit for more than 2 million dollars. $450,000 set aside to compensate. to qualify you must have purchased drop box pro while living in california between
february of 2013 and august of 2014. you must not have used the service for more than 30 days after paying for it. more information including a link to the restitution remember site will be posted on abc7news.com. >> very specific. google is about to launch a new challenger, a music service. >> would you pay $4600 for an iphone case? it's time for tech bites. >> in today's tech bites, youtube goes after spotify and itunes. >> launching a free music service next tuesday. the new version will cost about ten bucks a month. they say it will offer users smarter suggestions about what music to listen to. microsoft is planning to release a lower cost line to compete with i tablets. >> they'll feature ten inch screens, price tag about $400. finally, this is the new iphone x tesla. >> it's not from iphone or tesla, it's an iphone x in a
fancy case with gold accents. a nearly $4600 price tag. the company says less than 1,000 are being made. >> all right. where do i get my checkbook out. >> those are your tech bites. >> really ugly. >> looks really tackling california's affordable housing crisis but comes a price. new treatment to fight a
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welcome brack. you're never more than seven minutes away from my accuweather forecast. it's filipino heritage night at the giants game. first pitch at 7:15, 58 and a breezy 56 by 10:15. you'll get a limited edition filipino giants t-shirt if you buy one of the special tickets. have fun. a new study is shedding light on treatment for women with early stage breast cancer. a large study from the uk found women treated with the drug hercepton did just as well if they received it for six months. if they received it for half the time, it greatly reduced the side effect of heart damage. his lord ship's is in the berkeley marina, known for views
and waterfront dining. the owners decided to close the restaurant when the lease ends. there will be a final celebration brunch on sunday, july 1st. 4:54. facebook ceo mark zuckerberg will appear before the european parliament over privacy and the cambridge analytical scandal. zuckerberg initially declined to talk to regulators. his appearance comes as an aggressive nu data protection law takes effect that gives facebook users in europe more control over how it uses their private information. you're never more than seven minutes away from my accuweather forecast. yesterday while we weren't much below average in san francisco, we were still below average. that's 12 of our first 16 days, that's 75% of the month so far temperatures below average, on the high side, i think we'll be below average today. a look at
su sutro tower. we'll zoo more clouds on this if a all because of the cloud deck. today, a lot of sunshine. the breezes coming off the ocean pick up and keep our temperatures from 3 to 6 degrees below average, low 60s to barely 70 degrees. let's check on the morning commute with alexis. >> we don't have major issues. seeing slowdowns in typical spots. we have a rollover crash in the hercules area, westbound highway 4 off-ramp to westbound 80. someone was reported traveling at a high rate of speed and they went off the roadway and flipped over. that vehicle is being recovered right now. not sure about the condition of the driver. no lanes are blocked because it went so far off the roadway. a quick check of the bay bridge toll plaza, stackup in the cash lanes. no metering lights yet. that usually happens around 5:20. state senate democrats unveiled a plan to spend $5 billion to address the state's homelessness crisis. $2 billion towards the
construction of affordable multifamily homes and low income housing. the rest on social services programs for victims of domestic violent. the plan needs approval from governor brown who wants to stash away $9 billion into the state's rainy day fund. my subway rides are mostly people man spreading and people playing their phones without ear buds, but in boston, a woman spotted a commuting spiderman on a boston train. the costume superhero was hanging from the overhead handrail, checking his phone on the subway train. it's thought that perhaps this is a stunt to promote marvel's upcoming spiderman play stakes game set to be released in september. disney, by the way, is the parent company of marvel and abc 7. >> giving him credit. more importantly, his phone still works through his spidy
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it's 5:00 a.m. on the 17th. >> you're never more than seven minutes away from my accuweather forecast. >> hi everybody. start with the winds because they have a significant impact on the morning forecast. look how they're blowing towards the east once again except for in the north bay. that's why we don't have the marine layer clouds yet like just about everybody else does. that means you're a little cooler this morning. let's look at our accuweather 12-hour planner. the lights on our building twinkling like the stars in the sky due to the lack of clouds in san francisco. it's been pretty constant all week. we'll go mostly sunny at noon. mid 50s at the coast, 60s for the rest of us. upper 60s with sunshine