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now at 5:00. a warning from the head of san jose state university. a student heads back to class today. hate crimes are becoming too common. the incident sparking the new concerns. and there won't be a decision in the trial until after labor day. and now we're learning why some of the jurors were dismissed. good morning. it is wednesday, august 21st. >> never more than seven minutes away from youecast f you're waking up and saying it's such nice sleeping weather. it is deceptive. >> watch out. >> it's cool they are morning. that means it's going to have to be cooler this afternoon. nope. mother nature playing a fast one on us today. no drizzle so far this morning. look at this from the camera. we're seeing a whole lot of stars and a whole little of clouds. all right. 7:00. we're 56 to about 61. a couple degrees cooler than yesterday. notice that quicker sunshine we're going to be 74 to 82. bay and inland by noon.
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63 at the coast. 60s at the coast. low 80s to low 90s. back around the mid 70s to upper 80s at 7:00. this is just the beginning. more coming up. >> mike, still looking great on the freeways. we'll show you 680 and walnut creek. traffic going well south bound. we'll head to the south bay and show you 280 and highway 17. headlights are on northbound 280 right here. it is fine right now. 17 problem free in the mountains. no problems reported in the south bay. just had that one accident in san mateo. still out there. it's on the hillsdale on ramp. live shot of interstate 80 here in berkeley for headlights moving westbound towards emeryville. as we check out the drive time along that stretch, highway 4 to the maze, 17 minutes. green across the bay bridge as well. >> thank you. students are heading back to san jose state, the school is revealing the discovery of disturbing flyers on campus.
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>> they contai racist and anti-immigrant content. abc news reporter is live with the story. >> good morning. the flyers have been taken down so students should not see them today on their first day of class. the president of san jose state unersity said in a blog post that the flyers were racist and anti-immigrant. the president says they were posted at other colleges across the country as well. in the blog, the president said, "our community will not tolerate bigotry, hatred, discrimination, and other forms of social violence against individuals or groups on the basis of their race, ethnicity, immigrant status, religion or other identities." she freedom of speech. this denounces white nationalist hate groups. she did not say specifically what the flyers said.
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only that they are gone. reporting live in san jose, abc 7 news. new developments in southern california. video surfaces of students giving nazi salutes and engaging in other behavior that people find offensive. you're looking at video taken in garden grove. the latest video emerged after a different clip showed water pole owe players engaging in similar acts last year. parents just learned about what happened and they expressed their outrage during a school board meeting last night. >> we are completely blindsided and we feel outraged. >> you failed miserably. >> we're sorry that our investigation and our transparency with the pacifica community fell drastically short. >> one of the videos was recorded three years ago and it's unclear if it includes any current students. developing news in the trial. today is the last day of deliberations before jurors take a break until after labor day.
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we're learning why the judge dismissed three jurors from the ghost ship trial. yesterday the judge eluded to misconduct involving a possible text message with a media link of some kind. jurors were told not to interact with each other or use the internet to look up the case. the judge says that she could criminally sanction two of the jurors for contempt of court. and then the third juror was dismissed because she knew of the illicit communication and didn't report it. >> it seems unlikely that the county is going to start prosecuting jurors. but this certainly puts a serious crimp in the >> the trial may be in jeopardy because one alternative juror remains. they may start with a new jury. can you get the latest news about the ghost ship trial sent to your smart phone or tablet. download the abc 7 news app and enable push alerts for the
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updates. harvey weinstein's attorney requesting that the former hollywood producer's trial be moved out of new york his legal team says it makes it impossible for him to get a fair trial. they say that his name haas has been mentioned online by page 6, "the new york post" gossip column more than 11,000 times. the largest visa fraud case in california involves three defendants including a bay area businessman. prosecutors say the san francisco regional center or sfrc exploited the eb 5 visa program. the program gives green cards to investors who contribute $500,000 to a u.s. business that creates at least ten full time jobs. the owner of sfrc, thomas henderson, is accused of lying to investors in china, yanindiad vietnam. he used investor's money to buy
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communities. one way in which the scheme is being hidden is the diversion of money raised from later investors to cover over the losses that were being suffered by earlier investors. >> henderson pleaded not guilty yesterday. a third defendant lives in china and hasn't been arrested. >> someone broke into a popular store through sherman's warf in san francisco and cleaned out a case of replica guns. abc 7 news was at the international spy shop on beach street. an employee says the alarm went off yesterday morning. the burglars stole replica ars, pistols, and grenade launchers. no word yet on any arrest. >> all right. let's take a look at what is going on weatherwise. and what we're dealing with is activity planner there. i want to talk about that for a
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second. you can see how things are going to be a little different today. a little brighter at our beaches. 's going to be warm. watch out if you're walking the dogs or any other animals for that matter. maybe getting a lit hot on the pavement. check out what is going on with the bay. we're going to have issues with the small craft advisory. now san francisco, waking up in the upper 50s to near 60 degrees. as you look around, we have 51 in american canyon. it is definitely cooler there. a lot of mid to upper 50s. all right. let's go to our neighborhoods. the east bay valley, 61 this morning. nearing the low 80s by noon. look at. this the mid 90s from 2:00 to 5:00. the air conditioning weather is back. peninsula, not quite as warm. we'll be around 80 at 1:00. low 80s around 5:00 and down to 76 at 7:00. and for the you south bay, the last stop this go around, mid
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50s. we'll hang out in the mid 80s for the better part of the afternoon hours. look at all that sunshine today. all right. take a look at the seven day forecast coming up here. >> hi, mike. good morning. we had a couple stalls. a couple fender benders, we're seeing slowing right now on the pass as you make your way to the pass. there is a high wind advisory. traffic is heavy already out of tracy. so the drive times from tracy to dublin has grown. it's now yellow at 43 minutes. but westbound to concord, still delay free at 6:00 minutes. it is also green southbound 101 to san francisco at 17 minutes. the ride across the bridge, still looking good right now. that's west bound traffic past the toll plaza. heading out towards san mateo and foste city, no problems at
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all. and as we take a look at the bay bridge toll plaza, a minor wait for some of the cash paying lanes. looking great right now into san francisco. >> thank you. happening today, you're going to see more police officers near campuses in the oakland unified school district. police say they will conduct a back to school traffic enforcement campaign near schools. it is happening around 7:30 this morning and again at 1:00 p.m. it's encourage drivers to slow down and be extra aware of students on the road. >> in the south bay, students are taenlding an elementary school in mountain view that has no power. it is relying on a diesel powered generator. >> no one is sure when the permanent power will be installed. >> the power shuts off every evening at 6:00 p.m. the new school is relying on a generator. over the summer, construction crews of the school try to install a utility box on
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undeveloped property nearby. a homeowner's association owns the property and doesn't want the equipment located there. tuesday was the second day of the new school year. it hasn't been a big inconvenience at least not so far. zblr it wassal good yesterday. he didn't mention about not being bothered by the electricity. >> but the school can't use the second floor because it can't use the i will vator. some classes are moved. there are no events after 6:00 p.m. refrigerators go without power overnight and those that live next to the school hear the generator's hum. >> the noise is there all day long. >> they should have a plan within the next few days to relocate the utility box. they need the proper permits. >> i'm hoping it doesn't have to take the whole smester to get solved. >> dan ashley, abc 7 news. >> coming up next, seven things you need to know as you start your day. >> stormy area 51.
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here are seven things to know today. two people escaped injury after their small plane plunged into the ocean. david and his friend were
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rescued by the coast guard shortly after the plane went down. >> we have dramatic video of a man firing a gun as he runs down the sidewalk along market street in san francisco. police say one man was hit and the search for the gunman continues. number three, san jose state university is investigating after a officials say racist and anti-immigrant flyers were found posted throughout >> rose pak will be the name of the newest subway line. the commissioners voted to name the northern terminal of the central subway as china town rose pak station. >> number five, here's a look at the partly cloudy sfo. hopefully no delays today. 61 degrees. look at the jump in temperatures from 6 degrees warmer in oakland to eight degrees in san francisco. double digits for other areas like san jose, redwood city and danville. >> and number six. we've got an easy morning commute. no problems at the bay bridge toll plaza.
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no major accidents. bart report nothing delays as well. >> number seven, get ready to dance. the new cast of "dancing with the stars" will be unveiled this morning on "good morning america." we'll have some of that big nouncement coming up in our next hour. today's gma first look, the impending invasion of area 51 not from outer space but from people on earth after a man called for a gathering at that nevada base. will reef explains why local officials declared state of emergency. in this morning's first look, crowds are all but guaranteed to arrive around area 51 next month spooking local authorities. so many are expected to descend upon nevada that officials voted to presign a state of emergency declaration guaranteeing funds for more medical and law enforcement resources. this all ahead of the event called storm area 51. they can't stop us all. the event's creator who says it started as a facebook joke even
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was visited recently by the fbi. >> they were super cool. they just wanted to make sure i wasn't, like, some kind of actual terrorist. >> the single event has now spiralled into a weekend long alien enthusiast festival. >> i created a joke and playing video games. it's taken off to this absolutely wild monster thing. >> that's coming up at 7:00 a.m. that's your "gma first look." walmart is suing tesla for negligence after solar city solar panels started fire to several stores. >> tesla acquired solar city in 2016. the toll ar systems were installed on the roof tops of more than 200 walmart stores. in the lawsuit, walmart claims there have been at least seven fires related to those solar panels. walmart is demanding that tesla remove the solar panels from all of the stores and pay for damages. facebook has a new feature that allows some users to block the company from gathering information about them on outside web sites and apps. users will be able to turn off tracking with the button similar to a clear history button on
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your cell phone. facebook will also provide a section where users can keep the tracking on can do the activity that is being watched. that feature is now available in south korea, ire laland and spa. notice i didn't say the u.s. that apparently will be happening at some point in the future. >> the bay area has the first bar dedicated to boochman. it is now open on university avenue. it brews handcrafted small batches of the fermented tea. a group of four friends started the company last year. you know i love my kombucha. >> i do too. >> i love that booch. >> it sounds funny. >> it really does. >> i'm going to rethink ever saying that. never more than seven minutes away from the forecast. >> hi, guys. let's talk about what is going on weather wise. notice the fog abscent. can you see a little cloud cover there. right behind the tower. it's not going to last long.
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noticeably different today. few clouds tonight. it's going to be much milder tonight. in the extended, at least around the bay, it will be warmer than average every day. we have a few clods along the east bay shoreline. a few on the peninsula. partly cloudy conditions along the coast to start the morning hours. loo bei look at how we clear up quickly. still clouds clinging there. and that will be a main stay along the coast. the rest of us will be dealing with sunshine and breezy conditions. and there you can see a few high clouds starting to roll in making for a gorgeous sunset. all right. our stretch in the south bay from 82 and 86 at san jose. morgan hill, 91. santa cruz, 79 and sunshine. 85 in redwood city. so a little tighter temperature range there. then we'll have mid up to upper 60s along the coast. near 70 across the north bay
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beaches. we vuper 80s around san raf a he'll. everybody else in the low to mid 90s in the north bay valleys. 80s in hercules. hayward, just a few 70s. richmond, berkeley and oakland. check out the 90s inland. tonight, 59 in san francisco. that will springboard us to a warmer day tomorrow and then we'll just hover in the 80s and 90s away from the coast. res of the forecast. francis? >> looking forward to that. a crash just reported near bay bridge toll plaza involving a hit-and-run. we take a look at a live shot. metering lights are turned on and traffic is backing up beyond the end of the parking lot. the bridge though, still looking great at this point. you make your way along 880 that, is fine. earlier problems on 101 on hillsdale. but that's also gone as well. so we'll show you mass transit
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also look going. train 1 report nothing delays. bart also look going. the slow spot this morning is westbound 580. no big surprise. you make your way through the pass, there is a high wind advisory tracy to dublin is 43 minutes. we got green on westbound 4 rein southbound 101. 5:20. call is set to build the largest wildlife cropping in the world. it will span highway 101 in los angeles allowing mountain lions, deer, and coyotes a safe route from one side to the other. the wildlife federation is the chief fund-raiser for that xbroekt. last month the $87 million crossing entered the final design phase. mostst money came from private sources. >> what you're seeing with the 101 freeway is it is actually acted as an ecological barrier. and what it's doing is creating an island of the santa monica islands cut off from the rest of
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the world. >> completion is expected by 2023. we told but cat cafe in oakland and maybe you heard of like owl cafes in japan. well now there is a raccoon cafe in ukraine. we're told they can get up to 30 minutes for people to snuggle up to the furrey creatures. the owner said he got the raccoons when they were babies at a farm. he said he studied the animals and talked with vets before bringing those raccoons into his cafe. i would hope so. visitors say not everyone has access to raccoons at home. like, no one. anyway. so it's nice to pet one in a cafe. i love looking at raccoons. i think mico the kraccoon is a underrated character in disney. >> i don't trust them. >> here's the thing, you can open a cafe like this very easily in san francisco.
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just open a door and have any sort of food present and then just wait for them to flock to you. i mean, really. anywhere in the bay area, frankly. >> yeah. and then also rabies. >> that too. that's true. >> you could have a rabies shot. >> like that stab you as you walk in the door. >> yeah, ready to go. another potential income making -- >> museum of raccoons. >> just figured it out. a popular super hero may be using the marvel universe if a deal falls through. >> and
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look for more kids around liberty school district going back to school today. check out how cool it is this morning. definitely need a coat or hoodie. make sure they bring it home this afternoon. temperatures will warm nearly 30 to 35 degrees. hit the mid to upper 80s.
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>> thanks, mike. >> wildfires have consumed less land than in the past. cal fire says the number of acres burned is down 90% compared to the average of the past five years. alternating periods of hot and cooler temperatures have helped keep fire season california's living in fire prone areas are finding it harder to get home insurance. state officials say nonrenewals jumped 10% in zip codes affected by wildfires between 2015 and 2017. insurance companies dropped 340,000 hom owners in rural areas within the past four years. the missioner noticed a trend and should serve as a wakeup call. >> southwest airlines is planning to discontinue nonstop flights to three destinations. they report that starting on january 6th, southwest will no longer fly from sfo to us asin,
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oakland and san jose to orlando. in addition, a route tween oakland and columbus, ohio, will be dropped. we're talking about direct flights only. >> that is surprising. orlando one is surprising to me. >> yeah. >> parta man may be leaving the marvel universe after negotiations for future movies broke down between disney and >> they're blowing up about this this morning. they controlled the rights to spiderman since 1999. sony and disney shared spiderman for the last four years. the risk developed because disney decided against marvel's current president. continuing as a lead producer for spiderman. disney is the parent company of abc 7. >> key an yoe reeves is returning to matrix. warner brothers announce the the fourth installment of the sci-fi series is in the works. his role is neo. the co-creator is returning as co-writer. the first matrix hit theaters 20 years ago. the second installment was
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filmed in part in oakland. here's a fun fact. i have never seen it. >> what? >> nope. >> oh, reggie. >> neither one. >> you have to see the first one at least. mr. anderson! you're serious. >> good morning. >> she's up. >> coming back with another full 90 minutes of news. the final decision on a plan to name a new san francisco subway station after a controversial public figure. >> in the newsroom, following the developments of a small plane crash in the water off the coast of half moon bay, hear from the pilot next. >> and facebook does not allow gun sales in the marketplace. gun sales in the marketplace. how gun sell buttermoh manscuits now we're talking fried egg want it melty cheese want it sausage want it or bacon i want it! try my 2 for $4 breakfast biscuits and add 4 donut holes for just a buck. only at jack in the box. and out of respect, we will let you make the first offer.
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the ocean near half moon bay. two people await to be rescued. we have the video. >> he survived the nazi invasion during world war ii. now an 87-year-old man is fighting to stay in his bay area home. >> 768 million paid vacation days wasted. why american workers are letting vacation days expire. >> what are you doing? go somewhere. >> yeah. >> you need it. i mean you really do. >> you really do. you look like you need it. you no he what i'm saying? >> yeah. >> you go to work, someone says you look tired. >> every day. every day. >> how about even a staycation? >> i like that idea. >> welcome to the middle of the week. >> that's right. hi, mike. >> vacation from the heat is over, unfortunately. let's take a look at what is going on. here's a look at nap yachlt loo napa. visibility is down to two files. we'll keep an eye on that for
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you. you can see the winds. under mainly clear skies. so the sea breeze is letting up for now. here's a look at san jose. we're about 57 degrees right now. in fact, we're in the upper 50s to near 60. fewer clouds and no drizzle this morning. 60s, 70s and 80s at noon. the 70s and 80s turn into 80s and 90s in our inland neighborhood. warm. still at 7:00, mid 70s to 08's. not as comfortable as it was last evening. >> highway 29, look out for that crash. chp en route to the scene. we're showing you berkeley. they're getting a little more crowded at this point for those headlights moving to the bay bridge. there was an earlier hit-and-run as well near the toll plaza. as we check out the 680 ride in walnut creek, looking great here. southbound on the right hand
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side. really no major problems on bay area freeways at this point. we've got a pretty nice ride around the bay area. southbound 680 walnut creek to dublin, 13 minutes. its also green. southbound 101 to san francisco. 51 minutes. >> all right. thank you so much. incredible story of survival this morning after a plane went down in the pacific off half moon bay. >> you can see on the map exactly where that plane crashed. the two people onboard are fine. they were even laughing about the situation as they were recording themselves being rescued. abc 7 news reporter is here with some amazing video. good morning. >> good morning. there are so many lawyers to this situation. this started as an air-to-air photo shoot. did it not turn out as planned. but then the pilot recorded the whole rescue process. 34-year-old david lesh and his friend were flying in his brand new beechcraft bonanza when it lost all power. he couldn't get the engine back
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up and running. overhead, lesh's friend was pie the loing the lead plane and watched as the beechcraft hit the water. he first called lesh and then air traffic control. he reported the moment he and cayla climbed on the wing. they were seen laughing in the video and then could be seen bobbing in the ocean once the plane sank. >> we're going to go fly over the golden gate bridge and do the whole bay tour. didn't make it there. >> what is amazing is there was another aircraft on scene that quickly responded, contacted air traffic control. they knew to contact an airborne coast guard asset and get us on scene quickly. >> the coast guard is calling the entire rescue process a meeshg this will morning. miracle this morning. i agree. >> thank you. we had dramatic video of a shooting on a crowded market street in san francisco. take a look at your screen in a moment. you're going to see a man start to fire as he runs down the
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sidewalk. >> hard to believe this happened. it was 5:30 yesterday afternoon. you can see the chaos, people running for safety. one man was hit. his injuries are not life threatening and he is not cooperating with investigators. a single gunshot was heard seconds before the burst of gunfire. they reported seeing the person firing the shot standing in the middle of the street. he is still at large this morning. >> a new subway station will honor long time powerbroker rose pak following a heated debate. pak died in 2016. she pushed for years to get the central subway built. last night people waited for hours to speak to the board. their opinions reflected how polarizing a figure she remains. >> any time she wants to get things done, she doesn't ask us. she just goes and does it on her own. if she doesn't like what you're doing, she'll just ram it down your throat or threaten you or bully you or demean you or extort you or terrorize you.
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>> rose willed this project into existence. and it was her tenaciousness, persistence and, yes, her bullying that got us to this place. >> the station will be called china town rose pak station and they hope to open that subway ne year. a survivor of the nazi invasion during world war ii is facing eviction from his home because he can't afford the high rer rent that the landlord wants to charge. he immigrated to the u.s. after the nazis grove him and his family from the soviet union in 1941. he has lived in the dunes apartment on shoreline drive since 2002. he speaks limited english and his daughter translated for us. >> translator: it was very close to depression. it was the heaviest feeling i could ever experience. it is so painful and so upsetting. >> he filed a complaint with the state accusing his landlord of discrimination.
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landlord margaret tam declined an interview after speaking with her attorney. we want to hear your ideas about building a better bay area where you live. share them by joining our better bay area group on facebook. the suspect in a viral video of an attack outside a san francisco condo building is in jayne jail this morning. austin james vince enlt appeared in court yesterday. that was related to a separate case. he's accused of attacking a woman and her friends as they waited for a ride share in soma. that incident happened in february. the judge released vincent last week in the doucondo attack. the new allegations led her to change her mind and keep him in jail. the oakland fire department contained a fuel spill from a boat that sank in the oakland estuary. they tweeted out the photos. they placed 300 feet of boom around that sunken yesterday. fish and wildlife were contacted
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because of the leaking fuel. >> they're putting down pads that is soaking up the gasoline that is on top of the water. the gasoline will float to the surface. >> it appears no wildlife is affected. coming up, it is president trump versus himself. the mixed messages he is sending on guns, taxes, and greenland. and lori laughlin refused to cut a deal and now she may be having second thoughts. >> we have a clear, cool morning. but it's kind of deceptive of about what is to come. >> you walk outside, it's going to be another cool day today. feels so great. look at the dew on the cars and grass and then later on, no, hot again. here's a look at our temperatures. 53. and 56 in redwood city. everybody else in the upper 50s to near 60 degrees. take you to half moon bay. 59 in san francisco. look at that. 52. we have 60s around concord.
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63. livermore, 57. here's a look at walnut creek. 59. look south on 680. no drizzle this morning. much drier for commute. mass transit, cool and then hot this afternoon. it will be breezy on the bay once again. small craft advisory. all right. for the north bay. we have 55 at 7:00. we jump to the 60s two hours later. two hours after that, 70s. two hours after. that 80s. yeah, two hours after that into the 90s. that's hay huge spread. some of the biggest spreads out side of the desert in the entire country. east bay, 60s through 9:00. then we hang out in the 70s through the better part of the day. we'll reach 80s around 3:00, 4:00. san francisco, much more sunshine today. how about low to mid 70s from lunch all the way through the afternoon hours and even into the evening hours? going to be a great day to be out in san francisco. now let's see if it's a great day to, well, be anywhere on the
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roads for that matter. here is francis. >> mike, it's looking really good out there right now. yeah, except for the bay bridge toll plaza. that is not horrible. it is backed up right now towards 880 overcrossing. there was an earlier hit-and-run that quickly cleared to the shoulder. we have the typical wait as you make the way to the tolls. if you're heading to the san rafael bridge that, is delay free at this point. and also we'll check out some drive times for you. we have 680 southbound. 13 minutes has been auiet ride on southbound 101 from santa rosa to san francisco. 51 minutes and highway 17 out of the santa cruz mountains, no problems at all from highway one, a
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millions of americans are bracing for severe weather. one of yesterday's tornadoes demolished several buildings in iowa near des moines. drivers dealt with flooded streets. now this same weather system is moving east towards the great lakes and the northeast. and powerful storms could hit as far east as vermont.
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look at this graphic i put together. it stretches from near billings all the way through the high plains. the midwest. the ohio river valley. they increase from a marginal chance to a slight chance of severe weather in new england. all right. excessive heat and drier. that's what we're talking about. some of that trying to slip our way. it goes into the central valley. that is comfortable. 85 in los angeles. that is warm even with the cloud cover. low to mid 80s in the high country. we'll keep mid 80s for friday, saturday, sunday. grab the polarized sunglasses. >> a court dismissed a lawsuit challenging san jose's land deal with google. in december the city council approved the sale of property around the station so the
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company's plan mega campus. they say the council wasn't transparent in the negotiations. they're trying to force the city to release all records regarding the deal. google is eyeing an october date to submit plans to san jose for review. the company will hold open houses to give the public a preview. >> president trump is sending multiple mixed messages on guns, payroll taxes and greenland. >> first, the president is backing off any new background checks. again, callingmental health the actual problem. the position change came after a lengthy conversation with the head of the nra. the president telling him does he not support universal background >> payroll tax is something we think about and people would like to see that. >> president trump canceled a planned trip to denmark after the country said greenland isn't for sale. white house officials down played the seriousness of any
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greenland purchase. >> 5:44. actress laurie laughlin is heading to court. she pleaded not guilty to charges in the nationwide college admissions bribery scam and turned down a plea deal because it included jail time. she and her husband fashion designer are accused of paying $500,000 to get their two daughters into usc. they face up to 40 years in prison if convicted. >> gun sellers are using a simple trick to sell weapons on facebook's marketplace even though the site bans selling firearms. they enable users to buy and sell anything by clicking a button on the home page. they report gun sellers list gun cases or boxes and inflated prices and that simply becomes the code for actual gun. buyers and sellers schaeffer mre details and they make the deals via private messages. youtube planning to end
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targeted ads on videos that kids are likely to watch. the video sur face is collectin data on them and it's also against the law. one analyst tells bloomberg the change could cost youtube $50 million a year. if you have trouble with grammar, g mail is unfailing vailg n unveiling new grammar and spelling checks. users no longer need to check on the check spelling icon. the program canl also deektecte wrong verb text. >> this is the greatest thing you have never seen. the air guitar world championships gets under way today. >> oh, my gosh. >> it's happening in finland. usair guitar champion rob the marquee messel from portland because, of course. >> portland? >> will face champions from ten other countries. they're all trying to beat last
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year's champion from japan. what is this man doing? >> whoa! >> can we show that? is that even okay? >> can we show that? >> you got to stretch out before you do that. i mean you really -- >> guys that age in spandex though? >> you are speechless. >> i feel like almost anyone can join this competition. i feel like we could have this right now. so intense. >> i think we'll keep the conversation going while you ponder what you're watching. >> she is doing advanced calculus now. >> carry the one. >> yeah, the shirtless man. >> yeah, i know. >> he was -- >> i know. i know. he was turning it into 11, reggie. 10 is not enough. >> okay. we've got 11.
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we need that extra boost. >> oh, my gosh. >> i kblt really do it. sorry. >> that's good. >> supposed to be spinal tap. that is a really old movie. maybe somebody knows. >> i can't wait for you to marinade on that one a little longer. we're looking at san rafael. no one asked for that. >> 60 degrees. let's take a look at what is going on. noticeably different today. a few clouds and milder lows tonight. and the extended is full of warmer than average temperatures. here's a look. a couple areas of low pressure. normally that is great news. they're bringing us rain as they sift through the gulf of alaska down towards our way and pick up some cooler and wet weather. but they're running into a roadblock in the form of the high pressure which is reexerting its dom nantz over our forecast. 82 for 88 for the rest of the
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bay. that's the spread. we head up the peninsula, a lot of low to mid 08's. comfortable spot. temperatures, look at this. more sunshine. still breezy on the pen lans coast. mid to upper 60s for you. mid 70s in downtown. and then some 80s close to the bay where the breezes keep you and sonoma and others locked in there. everybody else in the low to mid 90s 90s. we have 70s only in berkeley. everybody else in the low to mid 80s. we have 89 in pleasantton to our interior areas. some mid 90s there. tonight, 50s in san francisco and half moon bay. upper 50s. get used to the temperatures in the 80s and 90s. francis? >> mike, this crash reported on highway 29 turns out to be in napa. it's been reported in the southbound direction at this
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point near redwood road. we're seeing slowing in the area. the slowing we're seeing is in the northbound direction. so emergency crews are headed to the scene right now. we'll keep you posted on this crash. so traffic is jammed on westbound 205 and then a slow ride for a little bit through the westbound 580. tracy to castro valley is now 55 minutes. the ride on northbound 101 up towards the san jose airport is 14 minutes. northbound 208 up to san francisco is green at nine minutes. the bay bridge toll plaza is backed up towards the foot of the maze with an earlier hit-and-run crash reported at the tolls. and here's a live look of 101 in s rafael. that looks great all the way down to the golden gate bridge. >> thank you, francis. new at 6:00, an alert for anyone
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all right. the as did it last night. the strongest team, the best team, whatever you want to call it. the yafrmge the yankees have the best record but we beat them. to night we'll go at it again. not quite as cool as it was last night. take a look at what is going to happen as we head deeper into the week. you notice tomorrow the 90s
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dominant. even some mid to upper 80s in the south bay. around the bay, we're still hanging around 70 to 80 degrees. that will be the case. there is not much of a chaefrngn friday. temperatures slightly above average. a little bit more above average as you move inland. the summer spread is there every day of about 20o 25 degrees. so if want some sunshine and some cool weather, head to the coast. you want some heat? stay inland. >> here's a look at the bay bridge toll plaza. traffic has backed up right now. you can see it's backed up towards the 880 overcrossing. then we'll show you live shot of 101 in san rafael. look going right now. we have that injury crash reported in the napa area. highway 29 near redwood road. that is causing some delays. and also we'll show you another live shot and we'll take you
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over to -- actually, my map moved over to the wrong spot right now. sorry about that. we'll take you over to another live picture. this is san jose. highway 87. no problems right now. we have pretty good traffic this morning. no major problems on the freeways. just typical delays at the bay bridge toll plaza. >> thank you. this may be hard to believe. tens of millions of people are using -- not using vacation time. they're leaving it on the table. the u.s. travel association, they did a study. they say that more than half of the people they surveyed failed to use all their time off. 768 million paid vacation days were wasted last year and that number is up from 2017. the average worker took 17 days off. the biggest reason for not going on vacation? the cost. >> wow. okay. >> you know, a lot of these people in the bay area, they work for companies that have unlimited vacation. >> i know. and i think they're the ones even more likely to be prone not to use. they don't want to abuse the
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policy or appear to be a lazy worker. >> you think i'd be here if i had that? >> reggie is like bye. >> now for the most we've been waiting for. "good morning america" revealing the new celebrity cast of "dancing with the stars" and there are very interesting choices. >> interesting choices and surprises. ginger is doing the honors. let's >> it's the bachelorette! and now country superstar lauren alana. our personal favorite here, james van de beek. the nfl legend, ray lewis. and from the office, it's kate flannery. a top sensation of the show, alley brooke. are you ready for nba royalty? yeah, lamar odom. all and it is kel mitchell.
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straight from the briefing room, it's sean spicer. and lastly, super model and updown girl, christie brinkley, my friends. >> i mean such a -- there are so many surprises. so much to unpack. >> yeah. >> mary wilson of the supremes. >> oh, yeah. >> you're going to hear from that celebrity cast coming up on gma this morning after our morning show at 7:00. but if you're a fan of "the office" or "dawson's creek," "keeping up with the kardashians. >> who is that? >> that's christie brinkley. she is giving you everything. >> i didn't recognize her. >> i don't know who lauren alana is. >> she's not the only one i didn't hear of. sean spicer, wow. >> okay. she'll be off right away. i think this person that is going to win is james van der beek. >> he has secret dancing skills. >> 8:00 p.m. right here on abc
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7. a hoax spreading across instagram. and movie stars are falling victim to this. what you need to know. >> the president of san jose university is denouncing flyers po
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we want to get outside. mike is tracking more changes in our forecast including the return of the heat. mike? >> it's coming. that's absolutely right. hi, everybody. here's a look at what's going on. live doppler 7. no drizzle this morning. hardly any clouds. we're seeing the transition from stars to the early morning sunshine from our camera at pier 15. this is the way the fort breaks

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