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good morning, north bay. let's get up and get going. >> this is "abc 7 mornings." right now at 5:00. a grass fire grows out of control. the aggressive fight against the flames this morning. good morning. 5:00 a.m., on monday, july 23rd. >> never more than seven minutes away from your accuweather forecast. meteorologist mike nicco is back from vacation. good to have you back, mike. >> nice to be back. thank you. appreciate that. hi, everybody. let's take a look at the wind and see what the sea breeze is doing. you can see it's trying to draw in the grayness, the clouds i've overlaid on live doppler 7. i believe we will see faster sunshine and a slight warming trend today. a look at your accuweather 12-hour day planner, upper 50s to low 60s at 7:00, the spread at noon, 62 at the coast, 71 around the bay and 82 inland. to the 90s inland by 4:00. everybody is in the 60s and 70s by 7:00. any time you're away, get that accuweather update with our
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accuweather app. download it for free. >> good morning, mike. we're looking good so far today. a lineup in the cash lanes once again for the bay bridge toll plaza. nothing out of the ordinary here. you will have to wait a few minutes if you are paying cash this morning, using fastrack, no delays yet. the metering lights usually turn on and slow everybody down with the exception of carpoolers around 5:25 or so. we'll see what time those are turned on today. westbound 580 tracy to dublin. westbound 4 antioch to concord in the green to 14. san rafael to san francisco you should not have the visibility issues we had so many days last week and that is why open in the green at 16 minutes. next update in about 10. thanks. in the south bay right now, fire crews on active duty working to contain a wildfire there. >> it's burning close to a handful of homes and abc 7 news reporter matt keller is live in milpitas with an update on the fire fighting progress. matt? >> good morning, jessica and reggie. a setup here this morning.
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they're going to be having breakfast here and their morning briefing later on this morning. about 250 firefighters are on this fire. this is where they're going to be having breakfast. more firefighters will be heading back on to the front lines. fire crews are being very aggressive with this fire. cal fire deployed two helicopters and four air tankers. they were able to drop naflame retardant on the hillside. country club road sunday afternoon. sky map 7 shows where the fire spread forcing evacuations of a couple ranch properties. one structure was lost. last update by cal fire has it at 322 acres and 40% contained. >> the hot weather combined with very dry fuel you've seen fire season in northern california get off to a very fast start. we've already had significant fires all over the state. >> the fire also threatened some radio and tv towers. neighbors say the remote looking hill is popular with hand
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gliders. we're expecting an update from cal fire soon. reporting live in milpitas, matt keller, abc 7 news. a final good-bye today to a firefighter who died while fighting the ferguson fire, the fire burning near yosemite national park. 36-year-old braden varney died last saturday while operating a bulldozer near the fire line. today friends and family will say good-bye at a memorial service in modesto. varney served in cal fire's merced units for a decade and leaves behind a wife and two young children. four others have been hurt while fighting the ferguson fire. it's burned more than 50 square miles in ten days. the u.s. forest service says this weekend firefighters attempted a direct attack on part of the fire but they had to back off as conditions got too dangerous. >> we also have crews on the ground, fire crews and fire engines putting water down on it. they are utilizing all the tools that they have to try to create breaks and create a buffer zone and to stop that fire spread
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from getting into the park. >> but they have a lot of work ahead of them. the ferguson fire 6% contained. developing news out of missouri, the coast guard will try to retrieve the sunken duck boat today after an accident left 17 people dead. this comes as a community gatherses to mourn those who lost their lives. ♪ o lord my god >> about 200 people attended a memorial last night in branson to honor the victims. a church bell chimed 17 times. today's salvage plan includes bringing the boat to the surface, taking it to shore and transporting it to a secure facility toy inspect it. officials hope data taken from the boat's recorder may reveal what happened in the final moments before it capsized. happening today the man accused of killing an unarmed securird inncis ischuled preliminary hearing. police say cardell mason shot and killed rolando romero while he was face timing his wife in the philippines this month.
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coleman was arrested less than 24 hours later and pleaded not guilty in court two weeks ago. the yountville veterans program where three employees were killed by a former resident will be closing for good. >> the pathway home never reopened after the shooting in march. reporter lilian kim has the story. >> reporter: the signs have been taken down but the tributes to the women who died remain. three brave women refer to psychologist dr. jennifer gonzales shushereba, christine loeber and therapist jennifer golick. employees at pathway taken hostage and shot to death by al ber wong, a form resident. >> you don't walk away without it having its effect. >> reporter: larry says the shooting has taken an emotional toll on the surviving employees and the veterans who were livin. a factor why pathway won't be reopening. >> devastating because these
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women were the core of the clinical program and were our friends and we all new each other. it's a small community. >> reporter: its mission will carry on. the board of directors has taken a number of steps to help veterans continue to get the care they need. the pathway home is assisting a similar program in martinez and working on creating a new downloadable resource guide for organizations looking to launch pathway inspired homes throughout the country and solicited the help of susan gordon to create the guide. >> i'm involved with and excited by how they move forward and not let the tragedy destroy their legacy. >> reporter: aeg thatf av men.ville, lilian kim, abc 7 news. happening today, a san francisco mayor london breed expected to announce her plans to help those struggling with homelessness. mayor breed walked through an
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encampment on berry street last week. some of the homeless from the camp have moved into navigation centers. the department of homelessness tells abc 7 news there are no longer any encampments in the city with 20 or more tents. groundbreaking today on a new housing development for the homeless. villas on the park near julian and second will have more than 80 units. the group path or people assisting the homeless is behind the projects. a few local leaders are expected to be at the groundbreaking today. the development expected to be move inn ready in october 2019. >> never more than seven minutes away from my accuweather forecast. let's take a look at our temperatures in the east bay and inland neighborhoods. low to mid 60s in most neighborhoods,0 and 72. a reason why you're going to be our warmest this afternoon in the mid 90s. mid to upper 50s. mountainview, loss guy toes, mid
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to upper 50s there. if you're going to be at the beaches today, dangerous rip current and sneaker waves. exercising the only thing it's going to be warmer with the strong sunshine. out on the bay, small craft advisory. let's talk more about that. 1:00 this afternoon through 10:00 this evening, southwest winds at 15 to 25 nothsz gusting to 30 knots, everywhere in yellow the entire bay and to the delta. hour by hour your 12-hour day planner for the north bay, 59 at 8:00, 77 at noon, hang out in the mid 80s for the afternoon hours and 70 at 8:00. let's go to our 12 hour planner for san francisco and you will we're going to be in and out of the cloud cover. coastside will be cloudier and cooler. most in the mid to upper 60s. the accuweather seven-day forecast because i have a warming trend coming your way. here's alexis. >> good morning, mike. we had a lot of fog last week. this week or at least starting
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off that way we arelear traveli conditions. no issues going to be traveling along the 101 corona through the san rafael stretch and volume wise looking good. nice and light on the southbound side and, of course, we should stay light on the northbound side. seeing the same thing here on our traffic floes for our maps. lot of green this morning and taking a look at 3d version of the drive across golden gate bridge northbound and southbound looking okay. i saw the zipper trucks go through so you have a little more room there. track times coming up in ten minutes. >> thanks. new this morning, the driver of this mangled car is in jail for suspected dui. the sonoma county sheriff's office says he crashed and split the car in half after leading deputies on a chase. it reached speeds of 100 miles an hour, saturday night on highway 12. deputies say they tried to pull him over when they saw him going 90 in a 55 mile an hour zone but he took off. somehow he wasn't seriously hurt. he was booked in jail for
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for fake tags. six in custody following a pursuit in oakland. opd tweeted this last night, they were asking residents to stay in their homes near 34th avenue, a few blocks north of the fruit veil bart station. police say a pursuit ended in that area and the suspects ran into a home and surrendered to officers an hour later. survivors of the las vegas mass shooting are expected to speak about a lawsuit filed by mgm. the company owns mandalay bay hotel where the gunman staged his attack on a country music concert last october. mgm is suing 1,000 victims in hopes of avoiding liability claims citing a 2002 law established after the terrorist attacks. the survivors feel like mandalay bay didn't do enough to protect them. in a san francisco courtroom this morning, lee johnson scheduled to begin testimony in his lawsuit against monsanto
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that makes round up. the 46-year-old johnson from ven knee shah claims using round up at his job as a grounds keeper gave him terminal cancer. attorneys say scientific evidence is overwhelming that the weed killer does not cause cancer. what the jury decides could set a precedent for hundreds of future cases. a cigarette may have caused this fire at a san francisco hotel. abc 7 news was there as firefighters put out the fire on a loading dock next to the intercontinental hotel on howard street. the loading dock is on fifth street. when crews got there there was a lot of smoke, billowing alongside the hotel. they were able to get that under control and nobody was hurt. the official cause still under investigation. controlling our thoughts, may be sort of out of our control. we'll tell you about the study out of san francisco state university. also considering cannibis, the bay area city making a big decision about marijuana tonight. an uber driver gets the boot
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for doing something the loophole that allowed him to live stream his passengers. live outside right now, abc 7 the only pla
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you're never more than seven minutes away from your accuweather forecast. >> this is "abc 7 mornings." >> we are surrounded by sizzle, at least off to our east and south. look at the heat advisory and the excessive heat warning, two-thirds of the state will be broiling today.
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us not yet but it is coming to my accuweather seven-day forecast. i will see you with that in seven minutes. in today's "gma" first look the search for a gunman who killed a houston cardiologist. >> the cardiologist happens to be the doctor who treated former president george h.w. bush. this is a sketch of the man police want to find and here's abc's wit johnson with more on today's "gma" first look. >> the "gma" first look, the hunt intensifying for the bicycle riding killer who gunned down a renowned houston cardiologist in broad daylight. police releasing this sketch of the man they say rode up alongside dr. mark housconnect friday morning and opened fired. the doctor whose patients included former presidents george h.w. bush was riding his bike to work before 9:00 a.m. police say the gunman wearing a tan baseball cap sunglasses, gray warmup jacket and khaki shorts fired two shots before taking off on his bicycle. witnesses flagging down an
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ambulance. the 65-year-old rushed to the hospital, later dying at the same medical complex where he worked for more than four decades. we'll have the latest on the manhunt at 7:00 a.m. with your "gma" first look, i'm wit johnson, abc news new york. facial recognition is coming to a school district in new york and the goal here is to try and stop school shootings and boost security. the technology with would alert lockport schools of people who don't belong. the facial recognition system will check each face against a database of expelled students, sex offenders, and other possible troublemakers. not everyone is so happy about this plan. the new york civil liberty union calls the technology invasive and inaccurate. a driver for uber and lyft in the st. louis area is suspended for streaming his own version of a back seat reality show live without letting passengers know it was happening. the st. louis posts dispatch
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broke the story. the newspaper says the conversations were seen by thousands of paid subscribers to his account on twitch, which is a live video streaming site. that story a hot topic of conversation on "good morning america." legal analysts say although this is a clear invasion of privacy, legally speaking, the 32-year-old driver did nothing wrong. >> in the state of missouri, as long as one party and in this case it's the uber driver, gives consent to the recording, it's not deemed illegal. >> wow. uber tells abc news the troubling behavior in the videos is not in line with our community guidelines. a full report on "gma" at 7:00. i definitely would not have tipped. happening today, the sonoma city council forced to take up an issue that members so far have ignored. cannibis related business. the council will discuss what's called the cannibis initiative measure that would establish a commercial business allowing for
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the retail sale, testing and distrbution of marijuana. sonoma residents approved prop 64 by 61%. tonight martinez residents will be able to voice their concerns over a proposed half cent sales tax expected to rake in more than $3 million annually and pay for basic government services. the city council is considering placing the sales tax hike on the november 6th ballot. tonight's special meeting is held at city hall and kicks off at 7:00. do you think you're in control of your own thoughts? maybe not as much as you think. >> that's according to a study at san francisco state university. researchers found while we can decide to think about seven things other information including activities can enter our subconscious and cause us to think about something else. they call these sets. understanding how sets work could have implications for the way we absorb information and choose to act or not.
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>> interesting. it's not my fault if i'm always thinking about pizza. >> yeah. >> do you act upon that, though? >> too often. >> nothing wrong with that. let's talk about what's going on weather wise, thinkin about what's going on as far as the heat and how you will deal with it the next couple days. sfo where we've got some cloudiness this morning and it's the possibility of some delays that i'll be keeping an eye on. follow me on twitter @mike nicco abc 7. i will let you know when they let us know. my accuweather highlights. sunny, slightly warmer today. clouds return, drizzle near the coast tonight and the extended the warmth we build is going to ease back to comfortable levels. watch a little curl in the atmosphere here, the area of low pressure that is drawing up some moisture from the south. you may see some high clouds in the south bay into the evening hours. otherwise this low and its
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counterclockwise flow is holding the heat away from us. all right. most of us. mid to upper 90s in morgan hill and gilroy, 80s in the south bay with san jose at 84 degrees. 85, you're the warm spot, millbrae, the cool spot on the peninsula. low to mid 60s to upper 60s to low 70s in downtown, south san francisco, sausalito. we'll have mid to upper 80s through the north bay and along the east bay we go from 73 in berkeley, oakland 75, few 80s around hercules and fremont and inland where we have the low to mid 90s. tonight is going to cool off once again. '50s for most of us, mid to upper '50s, 60s in the south bay and east bay for the warm spots in cloverdale. my accuweather seven-day forecast, nothing gets out of control like the rest of the state is dealing with. heat wise, it's just going to be a few degrees above average and by the time friday, saturday and sunday roll back into the forecast, we're back into average. hey, alexis. >> good morning, mike. yeah, looking pretty average for the commute this morning as
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well. a lot of green at 5:20 and no manuel incidents to report. good news out of the central valley. westbound 205 near mountain house parkway, a minor collision giving you the thumb's up that has cleared and speeds are improve approaching 12 miles an hour on 580. heavy getting out of tracy but one of our only slow spots today. here's a quick check outside, southbound 680 through walnut creek, north of highway 24, but nothing blocking along the route to the bay bridge. we will take a look at the toll plaza see how that's doing coming up in a few minutes. >> thank you. east bay congressman is sharing what we saw when he visited a detention center along the u.s./mexico border. he made the trip to texas thisp have been separated. he says the majority of people being detained are seeking asylum. he watched a few reunions but stunned by what was going on at
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the border. >> if the average american saw what was being done in their name, they would be as angry and saddened as i am today 48 hours after witnessing this. >> he plans to hold a town hal to discuss the white house's immigration policy and what he saw during his visit. new this morning, the mexican museum in san francisco is reportedly closing its doors this fall. at least for now. according to the chronicle the museum has not paid rent since last october and will vacate its current location in november. the museum is also still trying to raise $30 million to build its new museum at the yerba buena center. the developer plans to complete it by next year, but the earliest the museum will open is 2020. they need to save some money. coming up next the seven things you need to know as you start your day. >> the desperate search for this missing college student last seen fiverning. seen fiverning. >> plus, a little boy gets a
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evacuated,. 5:24. just joining us or heading out the door the seven things to know before you go. number one, a suspect on the loose this morning after bart police say he stabbed two young women, killing one and injuring the other. a bart spokesman believes the victims are sisters and their father was there to pick them up last night at the macarthur station. >> we don't have major issues on the roads this morning. the bay bridge toll plaza have not gotten official word but looks like the metering lights are on, after you get past those nine minutes into san francisco. >> number three two people are dead, 12 hurt after a mass shooting in a busy toronto neighborhood last night. the gunman died in a shoot-out with police. no motive has been revealed. number four the man accused of a deadly hostage standoff at a los angeles trader joe's expected in court today. witnesses say the three-hour siege started as a family
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dispute over a television over the weekend. number five, secretary of state mike pompeo is at stanford this morning going to host his australian counterpart for foreign affairs julie bishop as part of a diplomatic [ inaudible ]. >> number six for most of us slightly warmer than yesterday. just a few degrees you probably won't notice it. heading to the coast we have dangerous sneaker waves we'll talk about coming up. >> number seven, the corps flower blooming at the conservatory of flowers in golden gate park. the flower blooms only every seven to ten years. we will tell you how long its very nasty smell lasts. how long you have to go check it out. that's coming up in our next half hour. it smells like rotting flesh. >> oh, boy. >> a lot of people want to, you know, kind of have an idea what that smells like, i guess. >> don't know why. video of a cubs fan catching a foul ball has a lot of heads turning. >> take a look at this you can see a ball boy tossing the foul bay area ball to a kid in the stands but he drops it, it goes
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under the seat and the guy behind him keeps it. >> what? >> look. why would you do that? so the team saw what happened and they made it good and gave the little boy two baseballs later, one of them signed by havier baez. >> what is wrong with her? she just kept it? >> looking at her phone, not paying attention. >> come on. give it to the kid. >> why are people so terrible? okay. we're coming back with another 90s minutes of news including the bay area city ready to say good-bye to a controversial police training exercise. >> tesla asking its suppliers to do and raising questions about its cash flow. >> 5:27 a live look outside. abc 7 the only place to see weather and traffic thr
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good morning, east bay. let's get up and get going. >> this is "abc 7 mornings."
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>> right now at 5:30, a deadly stabbing at a bart station. the new information we're learning about the victims this morning. >> and something new in this old macy's store. what you could be seeing >> blooms a short time. >> thank goodness. time is ticking if you want to check out this unique plant. why it's attracting big crowds right now. it smells really bad. >> smell it from a mile away. >> good morning on this monday, july 23rd. it's 5:30. thanks for being there. >> you're never more than seven minutes away from your accuweather forecast. sounds like something you would check out. >> of course it is. why wouldn't i?omhi would definitely not go to. >> no. >> your sense of adventure, really. my son's birthday i was going to take him there for a surprise. >> oh. >> you don't think he would like that? >> i don't know. >> you got to experience everything in life, the good and bad. what's going on outside, got to
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have perspective. every seven minutes we try to give you the accuweather seven-day forecast. see the gray overtaking a lot of neighborhoods, even into the east bay, the south bay and the north bay. in fact, you can see it's clipping the top of the transamerica tower and the salesforce tower from the exploratorium camera at pier 15. my accuweather 12-hour planner, always get that accuweather forecast with the app. it's free. download it. 57 to 61. we'll stay in the 60s at the coast from noon to 7:00 and low 70s to the upper 70s noon to 4:00 around the bay and 82 to 90s. a slight w inld. onday morning commute. hi. >> good morning. we have gotten official word that the bay bridge metering lights are on. about 5:26 the official tim u herees using those carpool lanes, fastrack and cash users, you definitely slowing down and traffic backing up into the maze at this point as usual. drive times looking okay for our bridges.
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westbound 580, 6 minutes, westbound 84 ten minute drive across the dumbarton bridge. developing news on the bart stabbing that killed a young woman last night at the macrthur station. police are still looking for a suspect. >> bart police say the stabbing appears to be random. abc 7 news reporter cornell barnard is live in oakland for us this morning. cornell? >> reporter: yeah. this morning bart officials calling that tragedy the search goes on for the suspect. we can tell you that macarthur bart station reopened about 4:00 a.m. after it was closed last night about 9:45 following what appears to be a random double stabbing. bart officials say two young women believed to be sisters were getting off the train here at the station to meet their father when they were attacked by a man with a knife. one woman was stabbed in the neck. she died. the other woman badly wounded. the suspect took off running. >> they are searching for a suspect who is described a white male in his 20s or 30s.
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heavy build and short hair. the suspect fled from the train and down into the concourse level of the station and left the station. >> the safety of the people. they need more police watching and stuff. you see so much stuff happen on bart. >> reporter: bart riders definitely feeling uneasy this morning. the woman who survived the attack is listed in stable condition at a hospital this morning. bart stays says it's reviewing surveillance video footage from the incident. any witnesses encouraged to call bart police. live in oakland, cornell barnard, abc 7 news. >> thank you. we have just learned a second victim has now died following that mass shooting in toronto. authorities gave the update only about an hour ago. 12 people are hurt. the gunman was killed in a shoot-out as well with police after opening fire in a busy street last night. >> [ bleep ].
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>> witnesses said they heard between 20 and 30 shots fired. the shootings took place in an area known as greek town. the injured include a girl under the age of 10. >> shocking. absolutely shocking. this is a street where people walk every day to go do their groceries, have dinner, an ice cream, sit in the square and enjoy their summer and it's absolutely devastating. >> police right now saying they know nothing about the gunman or why he opened fire. investigators have not determined yet if this was an act of terrorism. the suspect in a deadly standoff at an l.a. trader joe's is expected in court today. family members say a feud between a man and his grandmother led to a deadly hostage situation. police say 28-year-old gene atkins shot his grandmother during an argument on saturday. he forced his girlfriend into a car and led police on a chase that ended at a trader joe's.
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a standoff lasted for several hours before atkins surrendered. when it was over, the store's manager was dead. a neighbor says this whole thing began over a dispute about tv. >> my neighbor's daughter told me that she went back -- her mother went back inside to tell her grandson, you know, he had too many tvs on, something in that sort and right after that she heard gun shots. >> the grandmother is in the hospital and a cousin says she had been unhappy with atkins having his girlfriend live with them. a desperate search under way right now for a missing midwest college student. she has ties here to the bay area. 20-year-old mollie tibbetts spent part of her childhood in the glenview neighborhood before moving with her family to iowa. she was seen going out for a jog in brooklyn, iowa, wednesday night. friends and volunteers have been searching for mollie, combing corn fields where she's known to run and her mother spoke to us by phone.
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>> exhausting because i don't know, you know, i don't know where she is. i don't know if she's safe or not safe. >> mollie's father lives in east bay in iowa now helping in the search. they 1500 people and most on the lookout for mollie. >> a fiery war of wards between president trump and iran. the president warng iran not to threaten the u.s. or the country could suffer consequences, hours after iran issued a threat of its own against the u.s. its president said mr. trump do not play with the lion's tail or you will regret it. mr. trump fired back in an all caps tweet, never ever threatp the united states again or you will suffer consequences the likes few throughout history have suffered. the secretary of state also blasted tehran. >> the level of corruption among
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the reigning leader shows iran is run by something that resembles the mafia more than a government. >> the dust up comes days before iran faces looming sanctions, months after the u.s. withdrew from the iran nuclear deal. happening today the man you saw secretary of state mike pompeo will be hosting an international conference at stanford. pompeo spoke last night at the ronald reagan presidential library in southern california and accused iran's ruling ayatollahs of spreading have violence and lining their pockets with ill gotten gains at the expense of ordinary iranians. he will host the australian minister of foreign affairs. the berkeley city council expected to decide if it will continue allowing the police department to participate in o-disternd ms ener opponents say the training militarizes police. supporters say it's about learning to work together.
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the city council meets at 4:00 this afternoon. happening today, the san leandro city council will discuss an emergency ban on non-hosted short-term rentals, a rental listed on a sit like airbnb, where the homeowners are not present on the property. city officials are concerned about rentals that turn into a nuisance for neighbors and san leandro already bans homeowners from renting out granny units. >> never more than seven minutes away from my accuweather forecast. to the north bay mid to upper 50s in most neighborhoods and a little milder in vallejo at 61, warmer around clear lake around 69 and ukiah 64, petaluma, santa rosa about 57 degrees. same thing in novato. upper 60s low 60s around the bay shore. 63 in san jose. tracy and brentwood 69. comfortable in daly city, 54 degrees. the way it looks from south bay,
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the broken deck of clouds filling in as we look at the western spanf eridg clouds t sunshine, grab the sunglasses you will need them today. ferry ride is going to be breezy and choppy. small craft advisory this afternoon. and mass transit cool at your stops, hot inland this afternoon. here's a look at the east bay where we start off mostly cloudy and 60. the clock, mostly sunny by noon, 68, sunshine, mid 70s this afternoon. down to about 63 by 8:00 where the clouds are already starting to roll back in. south bay is going to be one of those warmer spots starting off partly cloudy at 65 at 8:00, already mostly sunny at 10:00 and 72. and then 80s from noon to 6:00 and 75 at 8:00. ought to be a gorgeous sunset for you as we help light the o to talk about here. let's head there on our traffic maps heading to the dixon area, around state route 113, eastbound 80 at curry rs a roov
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emergency crews including an ambulance are on the way to the scene. i will keep an eye on that. not seeing delays approaching that area. a stretch where we did have a backup already and now starting to see more of one due to a new crash westbound 37 at mare island. a collision involving a semi and sedan. one lane down there. that's a tough spot to have lanes taken away. we will check on that around 5:50. south bay looking good. northbound 101 filling in around 880 and heavy south of there, as you continue north seems to loosen up more. next traffic update in a few. >> thank you. this morning you'll want to check your pantry. the popular cracker being ed. you'll want to listen up if you have tellou beingll outfll nc. > in t b ord,the story behip
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you're never more than seven minutes away from your af. >> did you see the thunder boomers over the sierra yesterday. the towering clouds from our neighborhoods. it could happen again today. that's why there's a flash flood watch from 2:00 this afternoon to 9:00 this evening. about 560,000 people in that watch area. heat is the other big story. whether a heat advisory through the central valley or excessive heat warning in the high desert it's going to be baking. 117 in palm springs, 90s in l.a., more than 100 fresno, chico, close to sacramento at 97 with the thunderstorms, 80 in tahoe, 91 in yosemite. be careful if you're going to be in the high country. >> thank you. a driver of a tour bus in san francisco faces possible charges following a road rage incident. abc 7 news was at the center when police took two drivers into custody on saturday. officers say the bus driver
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assaulted a man driving a ford mustang and arrested the mustang's driver. police say he had been driving recklessly. one of the bus passenger's said the car kept blocking the bus as it tried to go around them. no one was hurt and the passengers had to wait more than two hours to get on another bus. tesla asking suppliers to return some payments to help the company reach profitability. "the wall street journal" reviewed a memo tesla sent a supplier last week and in it the electric car company is requesting back a meaningful portion of its payments since 2016. the memo raising concerns about tesla's cash flow even though founder and ceo elon musk says the company will be profitable in the third and fourth quarters of this year. >> tempers spilled over at the rugby sevensournamt at a in the tunnel leading to the field. following a match between samoa and wales yesterday.
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reports say a player from the welsh team was bleeding heavily and police had to break up the brawl. world rugby has suspended a player from the samoa team as a result of what happened. >> mostly it was a good time. about 100,000 people packing at&t park for the three-day tournament. san francisco chosen as the first u.s. location for the event because of the bay area's diversity. rugby fans say part of the fun was being able to meet people who traveled from more than 28 countries. new zealand won the men and women's tournament. >> you watched a lot of it? >> i did. i thought of reggie the whole time. he was so into it at the end of the week last week. he knows every rule, he knew everything happening in the tournament. i had lot of questions. >> you did. >> i almost watched yesterday. >> i actually watched it at the gym. >> okay. >> on the screens while i was on the machines the other day. >> i watched the u.s. play. >> okay. >> and then i didn't watch the finals. i did not. >> men's or women's? >> men's. i did see the women's on later.
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i want paying much attention. those chicks are tough. i would not want to mess with anyone in the entire sport. >> not at all. >> or even their fans. >> no. those guys either. no. >> i love the team that does the dance beforehand that intim dates the other team. it's going to be a hot one and it's going to be the east bay that's going to be feeling the heat more than anybody. you can see why. hardly any marine layer influence this morning means you will get the sunshine first and unfortunate you'll warm up the fastest today. a little warmer with more sunshine except for the coast where it's going to be cloudier. inland warming the next few days and not as warm this weekend. a look at the cloud cover or the high temperatures down in the south bay. huge spread from 80 to nearly 98 in gilroy. pretty nice at the boardwalk. 74 the cool spot at millbrae. redwood city, about 85 degrees. going to be a little breezy this
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tid 6 alo the ave around . so san francisco and sausalito. a little bit cooler in the north bay as the breezes will keep you in the low to mid 80s in mosts neighborhoods. the influence from clover dale northward not there, low to upper 90s. along the east bay shore breezy, mid to upper 70s, hercules, union city, freemont, 80s and look at the low to mid 90s and this is just the beginning of the heat wave for our inland east bay neighborhoods. tonight's temperatures in the upper 50s to mid 60s. from the bay to inland. temperatures will warm a little bit tomorrow, wednesday and they will start to taper thursday. we may be cooler than average saturday and sunday. morning clouds afternoon sunshine. >> i want to take you into westbound state route 37 where you are used to heavy traffic. sounds like the two vehicle collision around mare island pushed off to the shoulder. a semi and pick-up truck. semikept going and the pick-up
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has made it offer to the side. you are heavy in the area but not terrible and hopefully that means all lanes are back open now. also a little heavy here westbound through vallejo, 22 miles an hour,nothing blocking in that situation. one new problem spot, again this is in a tough spot to have lanes down, south bay 880 before eighth street. two-car crash reported one lane blocked. emergency crews heading to the scene right now. bay bridge toll plaza has definitely filled in. those metering lights on at about 5:26 this morning. you are stacking up into the maze. next traffic update just before 6:00. >> thanks. talking about the old macy's now at stone galleria in san francisco may be turned into a whole foods and a movie theater. according to the examiner, san francisco plannng commissioners are moving forward with plans to breathe new life into the building. it is granting zoning amendments to accommodate renovations that will include a third story movie theater. macy's closed down in march as part of an effort to shut down
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dozens of stores across the country. samsung reportedly planning to release a two in one charger. >> this is cool. recent images show the wireless charger duo set to be unveiled at samsung's unpacked event in brooklyn. it could power up two phones or a phone and the galaxy watch at the same time. unclear how much the charger will cost. snapchat ending its snap cash payment service at the end of next month. >> it launched this four years ago and snap cash provided snapchat users with an easy way to send money to each other. snapchat has not revealed why it's ending snap cash but likely that it struggled to fight off the competition. like ven. mo and paypal. coming up new at 6:00, a feature involving a popular music streaming service to match you with music festivals you like. >> first, a unique flower in
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you're never more than seven minutes away from your accuweather forecast. >> this is "abc 7 mornings." >> not a king tide but high this evening, the high tide is about 6.1 feet. i know some moisture in our parking garage may happen again. letting my co-workers know. or maybe minor flooding around the bay shore. we've got at 11:00 this morning through 11:00 wednesday morning, 48 hours of rip currents and sneaker waves. don't turn your back on the water if you are going to be at the coast. >> i think a lot of parents want to listen to the next story if you bought ritz cracker products recently check the packages. snack company mondela voluntarily recalling more than a dozen products over fears of salmonella. 16 varieties of sandwiches and ritz bits items have been recalled in the u.s. because
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they contain whey powder the supplier recalled due to the potential presence of salmonella. no illnesses have been reported. a full list of those recalled products on our website abc7news.com. >> you only have a few days to catch a whiff of a very rare event in san francisco. >> abc 7 news was at the conservatory of flowers in golden gate park as summa the titan began to open yesterday. the corps flower is famous for the smell of rotting flesh that it emits during peak bloom. look at her. she's trying to get it all. >> oh. >> the set cent is to attract pollinators but also attracts people who want to smell the corps flower i guess. it blooms only every seven to ten years and lasts about three days. so to accommodate the expected crowds, the conservatory will be open from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. today through wednesday. act now. >> some people really enjoying that. >> you would have to drag me in
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there with a clothes pin on my . that does not sound like a way i want to spend my afternoon. taking a look at backup here at southbound 880 just before eighth street in the hayward area. sound likes a multicar crash. two left lnes were blocked but just a few moments ago they were able to push all the vehicles off to the shoulder. that should be in the clearing stages. we'll take a look at that backup shortly. westbound 580, tracy to dublin under an hour at 54 antioch to kukconcord. let's take a look at the forecast with meteorologist mike nicco. >> thank you very much. look at the thunderstorm threat throughout the sierra and heading up into oregon. we've got downpours possible. even a flash flood watch over tahoe today and today is the bests chance for thunderstorms. it's also the coolest day with a high of 80. we'll have mid to upper 80s well above average with a whole lot of sunshine during the day. look at those chilly 40s at
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night. did you happen to see this over the weekend. the trump chicken made an appearance in the san francisco bay. this was taken from the camera at pier 15. the blimpp was on a boat dressed as a prisoner and sir ling alcatraz. organizers referring to this as the big coup. intended to protest the policies of the trump administration. the chicken made its debut in april of 2017 at the san francisco tax march and has popped up at protests and rallies across the country. an intense competition at san francisco's golden gate park. abc 7 news was there as 32 teams competed in the revolution 2018 ultimate frisbee tournament. most of the teams are from california. but a few came from as far away as minnesota. it's best described as a mashup of football and basketball and a frisbee thrown in. >> spirit of the game is the man component of it. there's no referees. it's self-regulated.
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it's a great sport for kids. all the way through grand masters. so it encompasses a lot. >> actually have to try out to qualify for a team and we're told that process can take several months. they're not kidding around. >> it's physically demanding. running the entire time. >> yeah. i tried to play in college a couple times. turns i'm bad then too. didn't work out. >> good try. >> new at 6:00 a plan to improve muni service during warriors and giants games facing another hurdle. >> a fire burning right now in the south bay. coming dangerously close to some homes. we'll tell you about the progress firefighters have made overnight. overnight. >> a warning for beach
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natasha has the day off. she's cool too. not trying to dis her. trying to butter you up since you're sitting next to me. >> bribeses always acceptable. >> mike nicco how are you doing? >> nice to see you both. hi, everybody. the fog, the gray blowing in on a lighter sea breeze. the headwind westbound 80 at 30 miles per hour. it's going to have minimal effect on our temperatures away from the coast but the breeze will be around to a greater extent and so will faster sunshine. my accuweather 12-hour planner, 7:00 this morning, couple degrees cooler than yesterday. 60s at the coast, noon, 4:00 or 7:00, low 60s. noon 71 around the bay to 77 at 4:00, back down to a comfortable 72 at 7:00. a wider range of temperatures with more sunshine inland, 82 at noon, 90s at 4:00, back down to 79 at 7:00. the heat is on inland. today's just the beginning. more coming

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