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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 away from the coast where we'll hit
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the mid to upper 60s at 4:00 and mid 50s to 60s at road work slowing you down in the east bay. if you're traveling on eastbound 580, typically that's a pretty smooth drive, but not lately with the bridge work between grove way and palaver day, not scheduled to wrap until 6:00. i'd say we're up to about two or three miles of backup approaching that. westbound 580 road work has cleared in tracy, but ten miles an hour, 16 miles an hour, that's still heavy through that area. a community is grieving after this crash on 880 in fremont that killed three people including two children. >> the driver suspected of being under the influence of marijuana at the time. amy hollyfield live in manteca where one of the victims went to school. amy? >> reporter: hi, reggie. we're at sierra high school
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where students are suffering the loss of a classmate. 14-year-old christie limas was a member of the future farmers of america. she was killed along with two others inside a cadillac escalade. they died on interstate 880 in fremont. investigators say the driver who caused the crash was under the influence of marijuana. >> i've known her since third grade. we became best friends in six grade. she's been by my side ever since then. hard losing her especially under those circumstances. >> christie was killed along with 39-year-old noelle johnson and 9-year-old brooke limas. the driver who investigators blame for the crash is 21-year-old dang tran. he is in jail, expected to be arraigned this afternoon. grief counselors will be on campus all week to help students with this loss.
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reporting live from hollyfie hollyfield, abc 7 news. today announcements for plans for a special medical team to treat homeless individuals with a drug that stops heroin cravings. the chronicle reports the mayor wants to set aside $6 million in the budget to fund the team over the next two years. trained professionals would prescribe the drug to certain individuals. officials say nearly 60% of about 200 people who begin treatment are working on staying clean. also today, the salvation army will pass out food, socks and hygiene kits to the homeless in san francisco. this video shows how dire the situation is. obviously there is a great need here. al investigation army officers and volunteers will serve the area between 1:30 and 4:00 this afternoon. crews in contra costa county are keeping an eye on this scene
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after a fire broke out. this is outside martinez on franklin canyon road. they responded aggressively in part to concern over the start of wildfire season. 54 firefighters and ten support personnel were on hand. they kept the fire to two acres. four rvs, a boat and storage container were destroyed. no one was hurt. right around the same time yesterday we told you about a missing 14-year-old boy in fremont, we wanted to update you a security guard found the teenager. the boy is now back with his family. >> a vallejo family is speaking only on abc 7 after falling a lawsuit against pappa murphy's restaurant chain. the family says they got sick by painted romaine lettuce. they picked up pizza and salad. three family members got sick and they believe the contamination came from these salads. the youngest, a toddler suffered a life-threatening illness that damaged her kidneys and red
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blood cells. >> her kidney numbers, her functions were dropping. her hemoglobin started dropping. >> the family is seeking unspecified damages. pappa murphy's has not responded on our request for comment. the centers for disease control says it may finally be safe to eat romaine lettuce again. the last batch of potentially tainted lettuce is over t.cdc says it's unlikely any of the tainted lettuce is left. in total 172 people got sick in 32 states and one person died. oakland unified is dealing with a lot, a teacher shortage, an affordable housing shortage, a qualified candidate shortage. a job fair is giving new hope for applicants and the city. abc 7 news reporter kate larsen was there. >> they teach different subl jekts and have different reasons for wanting to work in oakland, but have a similar problem.
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>> just looking at the open houses, places for rent, there's not much in our price range. >> i live in san leandro, but i'm experiencing the increase in rent. >> goss grew up in oakland and would like to return to oakland unified as a special education teacher but is open to moving elsewhere. >> the cost of houses in sacramento compared to oakland, night and day. people have to go where they can afford to live. one of the reasons why oakland is having a hard time hiring teachers is because they are so underpaid. >> it's challenging because we're competing with other districts that may have higher salaries. >> she says the teachers make between 46 and 85,000 a year. unlike other districts, they don't offer financial incentives like signing bonuses. she says they compensate in other ways. >> for health benefits you pay $30 a month. in other districts you might pay $500 a month.
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>> tui'm mainly here because i want to work with students. >> ousd has 70 teacher openings and three more recruiting events in june and july. you're never more than seven minutes away from my accuweather forecast. let me show you the temperatures, the everybody is where we were yesterday. the lack of clouds in the north bay means you need to dress a little warmer this morning. 4 in novato to about 10 in napa. there's fog forming. visibility dangerously low, about a quarter mile around novato. temperatures in the mid to upper 40s in many neighborhoods. bodega bay towards ukiah, towards san rafael and tiburon, low to mid 50s. rest of our neighborhoods under the cloud cover, low to mid 50s. here is a look from our roof camera. you can see the flags on the ferry building, pointing right off to the east. because of that, we'll hold temperatures in check. leave less sunshine at our beaches today.
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high burn factor once the clouds do erode, and on the bay today a little caution as the chop in breezes return. you can see the cloud cover stubborn through noon in the peninsula. we jump from 62 at noon to mid 60s for the rest of the afternoon. back to 57 with increasing clouds and becoming breezy again during the evening hours, maybe faster than during the day. for the east bay, we're 56 at 8:00 to plowed and 63 at noon. a little sunshine and breezy, mid 60s during the afternoon hours. clouds come back at 8:00 and 58. warmer weather in my accuweather forecast, maybe another chance of rain. good morning, mike. we don't have any major problems so far today. light volumes here if you're doing the north bay commute and heading southbound on 101, we've got two vehicles heading toward us. no major problems and driving conditions pretty ideal, too. looking at our drive times, no
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metering lights yet for the bay bridge toll plaza. after you get through that area on the toll booths, another eight into san francisco and southbound 101, san francisco to sfo looking good in the green at ten minutes. right now san jose police are investigating a double homicide. two people dead, and you see an investigation is under way. this is along sierra road just east of the upperie su can srrea ligh l atsot there on scene, an got this video from overnight, but we're being told by police that the shootings happened about 10:00 last night. they also have been investigating for quite some time and they're asking for the public's help. this is the ninth and tenth homicides of the year in san jose. if you know anything, if you saw anything or have any information, you are asked to call police. we'll keep tracking the story. i'll let you know if we get any updates. a fremont lyft driver is held without bail at the alameda
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county bail accused of sexually assaulting a female passenger. poay the man is charged with multiple felonies including rape with an unconscious victim. police say the 24-year-old convinced the victim to come to his apartment on camden street, gave her marijuana, took her to his bedroom and told her to lie down and rest. that's when the victim says he sexually assaulted her. police say he has no criminal record, he is no longer a lyft driver. oakland mayor libby schaaf is in washington, d.c. to vouch for more federal funding for affordable housing and homeless services. that visit comes a day after president trump criticized her again for warning immigrants about i.c.e. raids in february. the president said during a roundtable meeting the department of justice should investigate the mayor for obstructing justice. mayor schaaf says she did not let the president's message distract her. she tweeted she spent the day presenting her vision to make college a reality for every
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child from oakland. she said now on to d.c. to fight for federal dollars for affordable housing and homeless services. she included hashtags not distracted, not obstructing, and doing my job. how you can get free expert advice and demonstrations to prepare yourself for a possible
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this would never happen again. it has happened more than 200 times in 5 years. dianne feinstein and a new generation are leading the fight to pass a new assault weapons ban. say no to the nra and yes to common-sense gun laws. california values senator dianne feinstein
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it's only a 20% chance, but a sneak peek of especially tuesdaa wednesday. where? we'll take look next. here is reg zwree. you're goingo o tf t shis n. sf curbs sales force will light lights to make this happen. get this, they're going to have cameras all around san francisco that will take photos, and those are going to be shown up there throughout the night. so watch out. >> be careful what you do. >> t ceo of a company that produces canned seafood is in hot water.he skif accused of
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price fixing conspiracies.he as wyesterday. last year the company pleaded guilty to fixing prices and was find $25million. three company executives have already pleaded guilty. the ceo's lawyer says his client is innocent. 22 lab animals dead at uc berkeley. animal rights activists are calling for an investigation. according to the sf gate, a group called stop animal exploitation now sent a letter to the chancellor. they say 22 amaon o dried botched surgeries between 2015 and 2017. the animals include bats, mice and chicks. california expected to file anrgme eckcyen state's right a t jge t ruled on tuesday that legislators acted illegally in 2016 when they passed the law in a special session. the law was inspired by brittany menard. she moved from the bay area to oregon to end her life after a brain cancer diagnosis. her husband joined us during abc
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news at 4:00. diaz says a lot of opposition to the law is because of religious beliefs. >>'m while the leadership of th church might have the position opposed to medical aid dying, support amongst the congregates, the people that go to church theirs 70 dults to>>%. obtain a prescription for life-ending drugs. people who lived in bay retireom cntmu year's wildsreav h class tion own the homes at the orchard but rented the land. the senior living facility hasc theen fires there is no sign of construction. the homeowners and their lawyers fear theirdlthan ldor ay out to younger families.g it tin hgar
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because you're already down as far as you can possibly think you can go and then find out you can still go down further because somebody has pushed you down further. >> abc 7 news spoke with hometown american president stephen brawn yesterday. he said he had never heard of the lawsuit and describes the charges as untrue. >> you're invited to a home and ranch readiness summit. a free event will people can learn to make an emergency plan to protect their families, their homes and pets and animals in the next disaster or emergency. that's happening this saturday at the sonoma county fairgrounds starting at 9:30 in the morning. if you want to be a billionaire so freak inbad -- that was at least three keys off off. it's a bruno mars song everybody. >> the bay area might be the right place to be for that because it ranks third in cities worldwide with the most
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new york is number one, 103 of them, hong kong has 93. thre tye arba.y, 74 billionaires adding 14 since last year. >> i think collectively we know zero. >> as far as we know. >> what are you hiding? >> not me. i'm a slacker on that group. big-time aysl rich in other things. >> in sunshine. eventually warmer weather also. >> here is a look at san jose. it's 280 and 17, mostly clear and about 51 degrees. let's throw up what's going to happen the next couple days. mostly sunny conditions today, no threat of thunderstorms. there's one chance, but it's well north. almost seasonal temperatures. the warming trend will continue through the weekend a we'll dros down and try to squeeze out another chance, rn and thunders
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may. here is a look at the cloud deck. sierra, w quickly it's back toe showers and thunderstorms develop once again. where we see snow like we did minutes of p that. tonight, cloud comes back to just a ut neighborhoods, even drizzle along the coast and tomorrow we'll see sunshine into the afternoon hours. let's take temperatures. let's go down to the south bay. upper 60s to low 70s. 69 in santa cruz. 62 in millbrae, everybody else mid to upper 60s on a breezy peninsula upper 50s alongday. t low 60s in downtown. 69 to about 74 is our spread to4 to 67, ass little narrower alon 68e east bayshore. n i ramon and pleasanton to brentwood about 75. tonight, upper 40s to mid 50s with cloud cover, even fog to contendhit w we'll get back to average friday
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and saturday. the cooler breezes kick in and start dropping our tours nday y good so prett far this morning, a lot of green ony manrat t tffo take you back highway 4 connector to westbound 80. they could be running a traffic break through that stretch to recover a vehicle that left the roadway about an hour and a half ulo.n ng ieyt out of the ditch area. no backup yet, but keeping an eye othn at pretty good along w westbound 80 near pinole valley, we had multiple lanes closed for paving work, but picked that up ahead of schedule. 44 b.a.r.t. trasne in service and muni normal service no delays. gps has become second nature for a lot of us. sometimes that can cause problems. new york city' transit
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authority is doing something about it. here is abc's geo benitez. >> watch as surveillance video shows, according to police, the driver of this car following gps and ending up right on a set of railroad tracks. the long island railroad train slams right into the vehicle. new york's metro transit authority says so far this year they've confirmed 21 incidents involving confused drivers following gps and turning onto tracks. >> motorists are becoming increasingly reliant on navigation devices forgetting around town. >> reporter: the chief safety officer says in some cases the gps tells the driver to turn right meaning at the next street. at night or in low visibility, the driver may think this is the right turn, a railroad crossing, turning on to it without a clue. we'll tell you what's being done about this comingp with your gma first look, geo pen neat tez, abc news new york.
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it's 5:21. we're getting an idea of where apple's new campus might go. the options appear to be down to north carolina or virgin.iaceo governor of north carolinat as speculation it could be located near duke university where cook went to school. officials in northern virginia have pitched several locations to apple. 5:22 now. a new study finds more american workers are planning to stay in the job market until age 70 or later. 22% of workers plan to work until they reach the ages o74. an additional 16% say they will work until 75 or older. say it's out of necessity, not choice. many employees feel they don't have enough savings built up for retirement or are concerned social security won't cover
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egg i don't see your name on it. really? ba bam! t rules. keep your eggo. l'eggo my eggo. okay. . 5:25. if you're just joining us or heading out theive desk .do police in san jose are investigating a double homicide. take a look. this is the scene from overnight along sierra road near the upper pa man and woman were killed. call police if you know anything. number two, grief counselors on hand sierra high school after a student was killed in a fremont crash on 880. christy limas was a member of the future farmers of america. 49ers linebacker reuben foster expected to return to
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court for a preliminary hearing relating to an alleged domestic violence incident involving his former girlfriend. meghan markle's announcement her father will not be attending the royal wedding. she says he needs to focus on ms y.>>lth after heart surg toda well up neary ukiah. we'll be a couple of degrees warmer, even 11 degrees warmer in the north bay. number six, so far, so good for the thursday morning commute. i'm not seeing any major issues. here is a live look at southbound 680 in walnut creek. number seven, somebody is here. that is the tweet that model chrissy teigen sent out to announce the birth of her new son with husband john legend. this is the second child for the couple. a good samaritan brought in what they thought was a puppy to
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an illinois police department last week. >> the animal fndou busy road. the person who saw it picked it up and brought it to the police station. look a little closer. not a dog. that is a coyote. authorities think theoyote cub c must have become separated from its litter. it's now at a wildlife rehab center. >> i would have thought it was e puppies on 7 day, i would be like -- his name is buttercup, available for adoption. >> someone who knows something would say, that's a coyote! coming back with another 90 minutes of news including the appearance that sparked protest in the bay area. d
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good morning. a hit-and-run has left one person dead in the east bay.
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i'm working on getting details for you from our live desk. >> we have new developments surrounding the lead paint controversy inside bay area homes. one company has agreed to pay for the removal fees. sends away from royal wedding he a i s on abc 7. few minutes from taking you there live. >> you're always less than seven minutes away from your accuweather forecast. >> we have a new development this morning that meghan markle confirms her father is not going to be attending the wedding at all. >> first let's start with mike. >> that's sad. that's too bad. special day and he won't be there. we've got a nice day never more minutes away from my accuweather forecast. let's jump into it. you can see a broken deck of clouds, especially over the north bay and heading to the northern part of the east bay valley, especially on highway 4, and because of that, we're going to see some sunshine, slight
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warming trend today compared to yesterday, at least away from where the breezes will get you along the coast, in san francisco and oakland. upper 40s to mid 50s conanstt 5m the coast to inland, becoming breezy this afternoon. only upper 50s at the coast and about 55 to 61. jacket weather is back this evening. how is it going, alexis? ehe w>> eeast bay. i think we found it on our emeryville camera. we have a two-car crash reported in the left lane of westbound 580 to eastbound 80. just before you get to the bay bridge toll plaza, you can see traffic heavy on that left-hand side. chp on the way to the scene. once we see the flashing lights we'll have a better idea of exactly where it is. yet gou goohe toll plaza,ce don news. still pretty empty. no official word yet that the metering lights are on. next traffic up debt at 5:40.
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i'm falling a deadly hit-and-run in oakland. police say one person is dead, another person had to be taken to the hospital. anit3:00 this morning on the corner of 98th and bancroftav enue. it he video. look at that white car there. the white car rolled onto its side, wrapped around a pole. the black car has major damage to the front end of the car. police have not released details about a possible suspect in this. it's a hit-and-run. they're looking for the suspect. a south bay teacher accused of sexual harassment will not be fired. our media partner of the bay area news group reports dominic caserta will remain a sive vicks teacher. he resigned from the city council and withdrew from the county supervisor race. several women including former students say he behaved inappropriately towards them.
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he denies the allegations. many parents of course unhappy with the school district's decision to keep caserta on staff. in response, the district says it is creating a sexual harassment task force. it will educate parents and students about recognizing harassment and how to report it back to court. this time we expect his ex will take the stand. >> she violence but is expected to say she made up the charges. >> reporter: this is a big day for reuben foster at the hall of justice in san jose. his case is moving quickly as he tries to get his legal issues resolved. today is his preliminary hearing. foster is facing three felonies relating to an alleged domestic violence incident in february. his former girlfriend recanted her story publicly through her attorney. they say her injuries happened during a fight with another
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woman and there is video to prove it. that video has been turned over to the district attorney's office. her attorney told "the sacramento bee" ennis plans on testifying today. that will ultimately be up to the prosecution. legal analyst stephen clark says the da's office may want to call her to the stand to get her testimony on the record. the judge will decide if there's enough evidence for the case to move forward. a trial could come by mid summer. live in san jose, matt keller, abc 7 news. this morning san francisco police need your help identifying the man you see here. investigators say his pit bulls bit four people and another dog. that attack happened on sunday at mission dolores park in the grassy area above the basketball court. a dog back. four people who tried to separate the animals were also bitten. police say the owner took off with his pit bulls before the officers arrive on the scene. >> in my mind you would stay around to make sure the dog is
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okay, and if the other dog or the attacked dog needed medical attention. >> anyone with info urged to call sfpd's vicious and dangerous dog unit. the head of the san francisco plaufrs association is stepping down. sources tell abc 7 news that marty hall retiring this fall but apparently decided to act sooner. he had been the head of the association since 2013. the police union has been negotiating a new contract with the city for several months. after they failed to come to an agreement, they went to arbitration and a new deal was just reached two weeks ago. a man with a violent criminal record is charged with the murder of a young couple in sonoma county. authorities say shaun michael gallon shot them in the head as they lay sleeping on a beach in jenner. 22-year-old lindsay cutshall and 26-year-old fiancee jason allen were on break from their jobs as christian camp counselors. investigators spent more than 12 years pursuing this case.
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the break finally came when gallon was arrested for killing his younger brother last year. investigators say he gave them information that tied him to the jenner murders. new developments, a lead paint maker agreed to pay $60 million to remove toxic material from homes around california. the settlement with nl industries ends nearly two decades of litigation. the money will pay for the removal of several cities and counties including san francisco, santa clara, san mateo and alameda counties. nl industries does not acknowledge any wrongdoing. a former prime minister of israel is here in the bay area and he's drawing protesters. >> long live palestine. free, free palestine. >> abc 7 news was at the jewish community center in san francisco last night where protesters called attention to
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the nearly 60 palestinians killed this week by israeli forces. some of those protesters briefly disrupted a talk by ahood barack. the trump administration relocated the u.s. embassy to jerusalem. the jcc says last night's event was an opportunity for a dialogue on the issues. he'll speak to the commonwealth club in san francisco today. you're never more than seven minutes away from my accuweather forecast. waking up in san francisco or heading this way, we have low to mid 50s, from the sunset at 51, castro and mission, surn any side 52 to about 55 in the financial district. we've got temperatures in the low to mid 50s. palo alto southward into the south bay, mid to upper 40s, upper 40s in the north bay and even some fog drifting around novato and towards napa. highway 37, we'll keep an eye on that and see if it causes any issues. as we look at the commute this
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morning from south beach on the western side of the bay bridge, it should be good. no rain or thunderstorms this morning. mass tras it cool at your stops to comfy from the morning to the afternoon hours. look what's back. that small craft advisory, choppy and breezy on the ferry. in fact, here you go. starts at 1:00 this afternoon to 9:00 this evening. all these areas shaded in yellow, winds could gust up to 35 miles per hour. what a difference a day makes in the north bay. stuck in the mid to upper 60s yesterday. we'll be there at noon. then low to mid 70s. a slight chance in ukiah of a eaunderstorm this afternoon. bste b pretty warm after starting off at 58. the sunshine, a whole lot of it will get us near 70 at noon. low to mid 70s. a nice evening to be outside, odinner on the back porch. i always like doing that this time of the year. >> i do, too, but not during the week because we have to go to bed unfortunately.
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friday and saturday that sounds like a good plan. >> for people getting up now? >> looking okay on the roads this morning. want to head back to the oa 580, just before you get to the 80 connector we can see flashing lights. we e htwo-car crash blocking the left lane. they're calling for an ambulance t the scene. so we pos fwli have injuries as well. these are folks coming from the oakland area heading toward the bay bridge. that is reportedly on the connector to eastbound 80. this may give you a little more perspective and, yes, we are starting to see a bit of that delay forming. we're at 580 approaching the maze. we'll keep an eye on that one. in the meantime, another area we've been watching, they finally recovered the vehicle that left the roadway and flipped over this morning. all lanes are back open. next traffic update in about ten minutes. this morning a hopeful sign
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tourists are returning to sonoma county. according to the press democrat a new survey finds this year's pliny the younger release brought $3.3 million in economic impact to the area. the survey by the sonoma county economic development board says more than 12,000 guests went to the russian river brewing company in downtown santa rosa during the two-week event. it's 5:40 now. a new study is shedding light for women with aggressive breast cancer. women treated with hercepton did just as well if they received it for six months as if they got it for a year. importantly when they received hercepton for half the time, it greatly reduced the side effect risk of heart damage. the owners of a building under construction in berkeley are taking steps to protect their project after a string of suspicious fires in the east bay. workers are spraying a special fire inhibitor on exposed wood framing. the owners say they're concerned
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because construction fires in oakland, emeryville and concord erupted while buildings were still unfinished. they say the treatment offers protection while a building is particularly full neshl to arson. >> even with insurance, the cost to the contractors and developers is in the millions of dollars. >> so if there was a wire or somebody lit the building on fire, the chemistry comines outo break the tell cal reaction in the fire to stall its ability to advance. >> when this building is finished, it will provide 250 beds for student housing at the university of california. this is new video of royal wedding rehearsals this morning. when we come back, more on the confirmation from meghan markle that her father will not be attending as we go live to windsor
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look at this. we're in the middle of may but snow is still falling in tahoe. this is a view from our tahoe cam at heavenly resort -- heavenly mountain resort yesterday, but no one could take advantage of that snow because everything is closed. it all closed last month at the end of the winter ski season which went a little longer this year just like last year because of that miracle march. a couple inches there.
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doesn't that look awesome? the thunderstorms that are potential to fall in the same areas could do it again today and some hail in the lower elevations. it's not as good, the chance, nor the coverage yesterday. it's still up there from yosemite and tahoe and arcing its way from chico to eureka. let's go back, this is the way it looks in tahoe right now. look at that snow, it's going to melt today. look at the clouds. they will get angry once again and just about every day but sunday has a chance of thunderstorms. >> thanks, mierk. the royal wedding count down is on. you can watch it at 2:00 a.m. saturday on abc 7. meghan markle done firming that her father will not be attending. >> nbc's maggie with more. >> reporter: like you said, we got that sad announcement from
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meghan markle earlier. now there are more questions. people want to know who is going to be walking meghan down the aisle. in terms of performers, who is going to be singing. rumors it could be elton john, the spice girls. we do know everyone here in england and around the world are going to be watching. with only three days until the royal i dos, we're starting to see what the big day will look like. 250 members of the armed forces are taking part in a rehearsal as diehard fans line up along the carriage route. >> i'm sitting in this chair and not moving. the carriage has got to turn here. >> reporter: and the impossibly cute wedding party. the palace announcing walking down the aisle will be prince george, print sells charlotte, the three children of meghan's friend jessica maroney, 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 wear down the aisle. >> this is like a horse race, who is going to design the
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dress. >> reporter: and who will be walking her. after a week of tabloid speculation and rumors about meghan's father including staged photos with the paparazzi according to the daily mail. meghan markle confirms he will not be attending the wedding, staying in a statement he needs to focus on his health. the action here at windsor castle is ramping up. we just got word that harry and meghan have arrived. behind us you can see the castle. they're somewhere in there. it's only adding to the excitement. people are already lined up along the carriage route. organizers say they expect the field behind me to be filled with thousands of people partying come saturday. >> maggie, the weather looks great. we know you've been tracking all the details. what do we know about a honeymoon? >> reporter: this is still the big question. the couple wants to keep it a secret. they want their privacy. we know they won't be leaving
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right away. actually on tuesday they have a 70th birthday for someone in the royal family. the party will keep on going. there are rumors flying. people think they're going somewhere in africa. they both went to bats wanna within a couple weeks of meeting each other. travel and leisure reported they're going to southern africa. still up in the air, but probably somewhere fabulous i'm guessing. >> or vegas, that would be fun. maggie, thank you. >> who knows? >> who knows? i think his vegas days are behind him. >> i think he wants to leave that firmly in the past. >> special coverage of the royal wedding starts at 2:00 a.m. on saturday. you can watch all the pomp and pleasantry. >> you can catch all the team coverage on gma. robin roberts and michael strahan are live in england.
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>> iwouldn't you invite adele t perform at the wedding? >> that would be great. >> maybe they did. you don't know. >> i'm hoping she's there. if she's not there, that's a major snub. >> do you know what? what is sam smith? it's his birthday tomorrow. >> i love me some sam smith. >> they could do a duet. >> great ideas, all of them. let's look at what's going on wepgtserwise. n matter where they go on their honeymoon, you know the paparazzi will find them. lots of money in those pictures. walnut creek, mostly cloudy this morning. temperatures running about 52 degrees. mostly sunny this afternoon. tonight the breezes will bring back the marine layer to just about all of our neighborhoods and some drizzle possible, especially near the peninsula coast. tracking a chance of rain next week. for today, watch the cloud cover melt as it goes back to the coast and stays there stubbornly
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during the afternoon hours. a slight chance of a little more cloudiness this afternoon up in the north bay because we have that slight chance of a thunderstorm around ukiah and clear lake during the afternoon hours. we'll see more sunshine as you head down to the south. temperatures starting to respond around morgan hill and gilroy. low to mid 70s there. otherwise upper 60s to 70s for the rest of the south bay. mid to upper 60s the breezes will keep you in that range. even 62 in millbrae. upper 50s along the coast. 68 in san rafael. low to mid 70s, significantly warmer in the north bay. we'll have mid to upper 60s along the east bayshore with berkeley, richmond and oakland. low to mid 70s for the rest of our inland neighborhoods. just a touch warmer friday and saturday. a touch cooler sunday, monday, tuesday and wednesday. here is alexis. >> good morning, mike. i want to head back to our emeryville camera, a crash reported westbound 580 on the
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connector to westbound 80. we swung our camera around but not seeing the flashing lights anymore. we did have the left lane blocked. i'm still working to confirm if that is still the case. i can zoom in and show this on our traffic maps. not quite to highway 24. it is a little heavy approaching that scene. we'll have to confirm that and see if that left lane is still blocked. in the meantime, check out the bay bridge toll plaza. i still have not gotten word the metering lights are on. i think this crash is opening things up on the left-hand side. it's slowing down on the right-hand side. that should happen any minute now. next update coming up just before 6:00. a new proposal could drastically increase the cost of parking at one bay area landmark. first, some people who use drop box could be getting money back. plus, who are you choosing? your
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let's talk about at&t park. it's filipino heritage night. it's not going to feel like that type of weather. 58 at 7:15. i checked the forecast in the philippines, manila specifically, it's like 96 today with a heat index of about 105. >> only feels like 103 in the shade. if you use drop box you may be owed money. the san francisco-based file sharing company settled a consumer protection lawsuit for more than $2 million, $450,000 set aside to compensate affected users. it's pretty specific. to qualify you must have purchased drop box pro while living in california between february of 2013 and august of 2014 and must have not used the service for more than 30 days
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after paying for it. more information including a link to the restitution website will be posted on abc7news.com. the transportation department wants to know what you think about animals flying on airplanes. the department is taking public comments to help shape new regulations about service animals on flights. the goal is to make sure the new kruls don't discriminate against people with disabilities while at the same time cutting dunn on people abusing the system. you have 45 days to weigh in. checking out the roads here this morning, we do still have a crash reported on westbound 580, on the connector to westbound 80. things are looking like they're moving faster than a few minutes ago. we don't see the flashing lights any longer. i'm wondering the that did clear off to the side. still working to confirm that. a bit of a delay as you approach from highway 24. westbound 580 tracy to dublin, nothing unusual, the typical backup. southbound 680 looks good out of
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dublin and 101 to cupertino just 16 minutes. let's check in with meteorologist mike nicco. >> i have a stat of the day, if you will. 12 of our first 16 days in san francisco below average temperatures. that's 75%. i think t we'll make it 13 out of 17. let's take a look at what's going on on the golden gate bridge. pretty quiet here. there's no cloud cover. it won't be the case tomorrow. it's the sea breeze that's going to keep our recovery slow, but we still will warm a little bit today. still three to six degrees shy, temperatures in the low 60s to 70. is there a link between fido and your love life. wag, an app for dog services came up with interesting results in a new survey. one in four bay area dog lovers say they met a new love interest at a party for dogs. one in three say they stayed in the relationship because of a partner's dog, and check this
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out, 86% of dog owners would break up with someone if that person wasn't into their dog. >> what is a party for dogs? >> that's what i want to know. is that just if you're at the dog park and there are more than three dogs there. >> i want to know why we haven't been invited. >> i've never been invited to a party for dogs. we're open you guys. libby schaaf goes to washington. what oakland's mayor is looking for today. >> plus we're learning more about the tragic crash in fremont that killed three people including a 9-year-old. what's happening today with the suspect. i'm tracking breaking news. two people killed in san jose overnight. there is a big investigation happening right now. i will tell you
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i support the affordable care act, and voted against all trump's attempts to repeal it. but we need to do more. i believe in universal health care. in a public health option to compete with private insurance companies. and expanding medicare to everyone over 55. and i believe medicare must be empowered to negotiate the price of drugs. california values senator dianne feinstein
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a live look from our east bay hills camera, just a little bit of the city peeking through there. we have had days of cool
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weather. we're told things are going to start warming up today. >> doesn't look warm with the cloud cover rolling in. >> look at the nice sunrise behind us. >> we'll take that. >> you're never more than seven minutes away from my accuweather forecast. mike, what do you say? are the clouds going to go away? >> if you look at the golden gate bridge, it's not a well established marine layer at all this morning. what i am concerned with is the visibility is about a quarter mile south of petaluma getting close to novato. let's look at the streets and highways, 37 and 101, that's where the thickest of the fog is. down to a quarter mile at times. this will hang around throughout the morning commute. let's go back to the golden gate bridge. your 12-hour planner, say upper 40s to mid 50s at 7:00. as we head into the afternoon hours, we're still stuck in the 50s at the coast and 60s around the bay and inland. minor warming today. how about the commute? let's bring alexis in and find out. >> one o

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