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sue. good morning on this august 22nd. a warm and muggy day. >> you feel it? you feel that on thursday morning. a live look at the golden gate bridge. you can't see the tower there's. you're never more than seven minutes away from your weather forecast. >> looks like it should abnormal summer day with fog take over and bringing us cool but kind of damp conditions. no. it is muggy. look at our muggy meter. our dew points amount of moisture in the air in the 50s. 55 degrees. we're well into the low and upper 60s. so we're feeling kind of what it would be like if you lived in the southeast or northeast. here's a look. 63 degrees right now at the exploatorium. increasing sunshine, it is going to be warm to hot this afternoon
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mid-80s to mid-90s away from the coast. the mugginess will taper a little bit as we head through the day. >> a motorcycle injury crash in berkeley on westbound 80. it's supposed to be on the gilman on or off-ramp. we took our berkeley camera and tightened it in on this university or rather gilman street area and i'm definitely seeing some flashing lights. some in the eastbound direction. i see some possibly in the westbound direction. so we're going to keep an eye on this for you and find exactly where this motorcycle crash s-and if it's slowing traffic down. so that westbound 80 stretch right now highway 4 to the maze is 19 minutes. little bit slow now across the bay bridge, a 15 minute ride. >> abc 7 news is trying to help better of build a better bay area. this morning fierce disagreement with panned hahandling on b.a.r.
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>> some groups same a ban like that is unconstitutional. >> reporter: good morning. some passengers said they would be okay with banning panhandling on b.a.r.t.. they just don't like. there's one member of the board of directors who is kicking acrowned the idea of banning panhandling on trains and playing music and asking for money. president of the board says he would not support this calling it polarizing. the aclu also has concerns but the first passenger we talked to this morning is all for it. he worries about the dancers and the riders and those who are asking for money. >> a woman walks up and down the train constantly. i feel bad for the lady or baby if she trips and falls.
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it's a safety issue. they should ban it. >> reporter: san francisco examiner reports that the aclu would fight it saying it is likely unconstitutional. the aclu is currently fighting a similar proposal in sacramento. the b.a.r.t. board member who is considering this points to passengers who say they feel trapped on the train and that they can't escape the panhandler. reporting live in dublin, abc 7 news. >> abc 7 news devoted a week to covering b.a.r.t. as part of our mittment to building a better bay area. you can see those stories on our website, a disturbing find at an oakland elementary school. a rope hanging from a fence which some parents say resembled a noose. abc 7 news reporter has the school district's response. >> reporter: it was a rope but it was a rope in the form of a noose.
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period. >> that's what this parent saw in this picture taken wednesday morning. a rope hanging on a fence. >> reporter: for me it was extremely triggering. very hurtful. i was nervous and scared. >> the school removed the rope before student arrived. officials don't know what the motivation was but it made people uncomfortable. >> it's shame. >> the principal emailed parent about the incident which said in part the way it was placed could have been a coincidence but could have been indicative of something more disturbing. it was easy to see the rope as a message that harkens back to our nation's darker history. the school district contacted police. >> whether this was intentional or an accident we're going to be there to show a united friend. >> courtney jones plans to have a talk with her kids, one she never imagined having. >> i'm thinking wow in 2019 here i have to have a conversation with my childose. that's hurtful. > school officials plan to
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discuss the incident with parents at a meeting next week at the school. in the east bay, abc 7 news. happening today in san jose police and businesses will launch a program to help victims of hate crimes. special safe place decals where indicate where someone can go when they need help. people at that business will call 911 for them and let them wait for officers to arrive there. this follows to south bay elected officials launching a program to fight hate krams. they are asking for a task force. >> there's a lot of fear in our communities of color, in our immigrant communities, in our lgbtq communities. >> the task force would focus on efforts to protect women, children and minorities especially members of the latino community. it would make recommendations on investments in law enforcement intelligence combat the illegal gun trade. >> a mass shooting may have been prevented in southern
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california. police arrested a marriott hotel cook who threatened his co-workers and guests. he worked at the airport marriott in long h anou several hundreds of rounds of ammunition, high capacity magazines and assault rifle. the anti-gun violence group march for our lives is proposing sweeping new gun control measures in the wake of the mass shootings in dayton and pa so. the activist group founded by the survivors of the parkland, florida high school shooting called on 2020 presidential candidates to endorse its peace plan. that plan calls for raising the minimum age to buy a gun from 18 to 21. create a national lie sensing and gun registry. banning assault weapons and high capacity magazines as well as implementing a mandatory gun buy back program. >> the democratic national committee begins its three day meeting. 13 presidential hopefuls are expected to try to lure delegates. inform vt e
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biden will skip the conference in san francisco. many polls show that he is the party's top contender. pete buttigieg also intends to miss that event. california senator alyssa harrington, billionaire tom to stayer, bernie sanders and several others you can see here, there you go, all plan to attend. let's talk about what's going weather wise. here's a look at the eastbound shore line. 63 in richmond is the cool spot. 66 just about every where. fremont at 67. let's look at our other neighborhoods. we're in the low 60s in san francisco. upper 60s around san jose. same thing in concord and fairfield. antioch tough sleeping weather there. golden gate bridge west wind at 8 miles per hour. you're going to need the windshield you're driving through here, driving
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through this muggy air mass because it has so much moisture. it's mist that clings to your car and you have to run your windshield wipers. breezy at the beaches. most humid air is this morning. then warm and hot this afternoon. out on the bay no small craft advisories. let's go through the peninsula starting at 7:00. in the upper 60s. same thing at 9:00. jump to 80 at 1:00 and hang out in the low to mid-80s this afternoon. south bay 69 at 7:00. nearing 80 at lunch and then mid-to-upper 80s this afternoon with 80 at 7:00. here you go the eastbound valleys in the 70s through 9:00. 80s through 1:00 and throw mid-90s this afternoon. heat is on. >> we might have a hot spot for traffic. a motorcycle injury crash. a live 8 may be gilman on-ramp to westbound 80 and you see some emergency crews there. it looks like it's off the
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shoulder on the on-ramp at this point. maybe visible fromreeway for westbound 80 drivers those headlights moving through berkeley. things might be slowing down right in that area. we'll keep you posted on this. the motorcycle rider has a broken arm. new crash reported at the san mateo toll bridge plaza. not blocking at this point. >> a new landmark is taking shape in san francisco's presidio. crews are in the process of moving 50,000 cubic yards of soil. drivers commuting between marin county and san francisco pass through those tunnels every day. >> you can walk out of our visitor center on to this panoramic views. bring your family for picnics. >> were architect drawings show the park a learning center for kids and families. that project expected to be completed in about two years.
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to help you get a jump start on your projects. early good morning. here's seven things to know. dew points. look out the window this morning it looks like any other morning. when you step outside it is really soupy. normally our dew points are in 60s. this is what's transpiring.
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really a frizzy morning with the need for windshield wipers because there's so much moisture hanging in the air. number two in the south bay a string of fires near downtown san jose is creating arson concerns for neighbors. the fire department says a suspect was detained for possibly starting multiple fires yesterday. number three the b.a.r.t. board is expected to consider a plan to ban panhandlers on the trains as well as people performing music and dance and then asking for money. aclu is expected to fight that proposal. >> independent experts hired by the family of former san francisco public defender jeff adachi believe he died from a heart attack in february and not from a drug and alcohol overdose. two candidates for the white house will not be there when democratic delegates begin meeting in san francisco today. formeridtid south bend mayor, mayor event.
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>> john hickenlooper announced he'll run for senate and challenge corey gardner foris n lots of slow traffic on westbound 80 through berkeley because of a motorcycle crash at gilman. you can see it here. looks like fog is moving in as well. wildfires are burning out of control in the amazon rain forest prompting a warning from scientists. brazil's national institute for space research said there's been more than 75,000 fires in the amazon so far this year. it is up 84% compared to the same time period in 2018. the amazon produces about 20% of the oxygen in our earth's atmosphere. scientists warn that fires are devastating blow in the fight against climate change. birth right citizenship where you have a baby in our land, you walk over the border, have a baby, congratulation, the baby is now a u.s. citizen. it's ridiculous. >> president trump now
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reigniting another controversy saying he's seriously looking at ending birth right citizenship which guarantees citizenship to babies born in the u.s. under the 14th amendment. he made the comments while speaking to reporters outside of the white house yesterday. this is not the first time president trump talked about this during his campaign and again last year. democrats immediately called that idea unconstitutional. >> the cdc recommends people get their flu shots before the end of orange county and three children have died from flu related death this year at the border. u.s. immigration officials do not plan on giving flu shots to migrants. customs and border protection told the "huffington post" it does not vaccinate migrants because of the short time they are in u.s. custody. by the time the flu shots become effective the migrants would be released. >> in the north bay thirst for wine has reached a milestone. a billion dollars in agricultural goods sold. wine grapes make up 40% of
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sonoma's valley products. emerging from years of drought helped farms, wineries and ranches in 2018. the total value of all their goods jumped by 24% as compared to 2017. california fishermen also have something to boast about. heavy rains fueled the best salmon catches. the forecast for the season will surpass by 50%. this year's adult salmon is the first class t the rainfall. it made it easier for juvenile salmon to migrate to the pacific ocean. san francisco served as the backdrop in many tv shows. next spring the city will see the star on wheel fortune. >> vanna white made some e
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promotion. >> what makes the san francisco bay area so great? >> it's funny. we've been to cities all over the country. a lot of cities it takes a while to figure out where you are. downtowns look a little bit alike. you know the moment you're in san francisco, it's one of the most unique cities in the world. >> beautiful too. everything. the scenery. so different. here we are standing in front of this beautiful palace. >> what are they going say? >> dream of seeing pat and vanna as contestant on "wheel of fortune" you can audition when the wheel mobile comes to the bay area next month. san francisco episodes will air in the spring. can you believe how far ahead this is all done. watch wheel of fortune every week night here on abc 7. it airs after "jeopardy" which is after abc 7 news at 6:00.
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>> they were looking great and not at all covered in sweat which is how i think i would have looked standing in the sun yesterday with that heat and again today. >> they have people. there's a lot of people. >> that's true. >> pros. in every sense of the word. 69 degrees in san jose. good thing they are not out there today where it will be muggier than yesterday. humidity all above average this afternoon. lower humidity and cooler conditions that arrives tonight. we're going stay nearly steady through the extended period. this is our longest stretch of steady weather. it will happen to be a little bit above average. a little bit of a cold front. unusual for this time of the year. hate to call it a cold front. more like a dry line because it's going to usher in some drier humidity as we head throughout the overnight hours and into tomorrow. those humidity levels will return back to levels they are supposed to be. let's take a look what's going won our temperatures today. 90s morgan hill.
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88 at san jose. 87 in redwood city. 66 to 68 degrees along the peninsula coast with increasing sunshine this afternoon. 75 in downtown, south san francisco and sausalito. more sunshine up in the north bay. get to you sooner but still in the the upper 60s. upper 80s to low 90s through the north bay valleys. 79 in richmond. 83 in oakland. 84 in fremont. this is going to be refreshing after this morning. look at those mid-50s to mid-60s with humidity levels back where they should be. my seven day forecast if you're looking for stability in your life, there it is. >> new crash in san jose northbound 101 at oakland road. heads up there. we'll check it out in my next report. here's a live shot at interstate 80 berkeley where we had an earlier motorcycle crash. on gilman street on-ramp. some activity is still there.
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may be causing a little bit of slowing in the area. bay bridge toll plaza metering lights on. and here's a live shot of the san mateo bridge. traffic is flowing well despite a crash at the toll plaza off to the right-hand side. we check out that drive time for you westbound 80 from highway 4 to the maze, 20 minutes april and westbound across the bay bridge 12 minutes. 5:20. in the south bay, building a superhighway for bicyclists. the transit agency will begin conducting a study on think it fall. the proposed 10 mile off street superhighway will connect the berryessa b.a.r.t. station and several trails. the public will have plenty of opportunity to get their feedback. >> federal government is looking to see if apple's iphone meat safety standard. apple's iphone 7 emits more
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radiation than allowed. and the iphone 10 comes close to exceeding those elements. samsung galaxy 8 and 9 along with two motorola phones passed the test. spotify is in trouble for streaming one popular rapper's music. also a close shot on this slingshot ride.
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sneers a look at the seven day forecast. i want to pull it up to show you how we could spike in the upper 90s sunday and monday. for us here at the station and all of those that support the taylor family foundation, another hot one out in livermore. we'll raise a ton of money for those kids and campers that rely on camper rodeo every summer. appreciate you guys bearing the
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heat with us. >> i'll be sitting in front of that fan. i know that. >> right. >> okay. in today's "gma" first look a frightening look at an amusement bark. >> a cable on a slingshot ride shredding. >> reporter: in this morning's "gma" first look amusement park close call. watch that bungee cord on the left. seconds before they were supposed to be flung into the air it rips to shreds. the two men now speaking exclusively to abc news. >> i was totally in shock at the moment the cable snapped. and i was kind of freaked out. my hand was still stuck in the air. trip to ride in panama city beach, florida known as the vertical accelerator is supposed to work like this. two giant bungees catapulting riders 300 feet into taxpayer at 100 miles per hour. amazingly these men avoided any
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injuries. what warning signs should you look for before guesting on a ride? we'll give the expert tips coming up at 7:00 a.m. with your "gma" first look i'm s s ramos. >> warning sign. isn't the ride a warning sign. >> just don't do it. >> look what it does. nope. semiretired nascar driver dale earnhardt jr. says he plans to drive-in next week's race in darlington in south carolina. he tweeted he still needs to get healthy following last thursday's plane crash. wrote his lower back is bruised up real bad. earnhardt, his wife, their daughter, their dog and two pilots escaped without serious injuries after the plane bounced and slid off the runway and then caught finer tennessee. >> rapper eminen's music publisher filed a lawsuit against spotify accusing them of copyright infringement.
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the suit was filed yesterday in nashville claiming spotify illegally reproduced about 250 of the artist's songs. the suit claims spotify has streamed the songs billions of times but did not that have license to do so and has paymen. >> fans lining up in central park to see superstar taylor swift perform live on "good morning america". there she the. her new album comes out tomorrow but she's treating fans to a special concert this morning on "gma". she has a special prize. watch her performance coming up on "gma" at 7:00 and we'll have a special preview for you in our next hour. >> coming back with a fuel 90-minute of news. the latest democratic candidate to dropout of the race. >> a body found in san jose. abc 7 news reporter is headed to that scene. >> many people have seen this video of a man attacking a woman in san francisco.
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now we're learning of more attacks along the city's waterfront. how city officials are responding. >> a live look outside. the fog blanketing the view we normally would have of the
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. breaking now at 5:30. a body found on the road in san jose. abc 7 news reporter is just arriving on the scene. >> pier 15, you can see it's misty and muggy to start the morning. >> "bachelor in paradise" contestant coming out on the show. talks about being in bachelor first six show. >> we're seven minutes away from
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your forecast. it's gross out there. good for the skin. >> people who live in humid climates look younger than everybody else. one day won't make much of a difference for us. it's going to be more of a frizzy morning. i put some extra shellac on the hair just in case. i didn't want to look like that porcupine we had in the studio a couple of days ago. it's mainly cloudy out there. look at the cloud cover right there at the explora the temperatures in the mid-80s to 90s and feel warmer than that. creasing sunshine today with temperatures above average. except for the coast while we're in the mid-60s. let's get over to traffic. >> we have a few problems going on right now. one is an earlier crash
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westbound 80 and gilman. on the on-ramp but it slowed traffic down on that westbound 80 ride because it was visible from the freeway. traffic slows there. some orange as you head towards the bay bridge. also an accident on northbound 101 in san jose at oakland road. you can see traffic is heavy from 680 up towards 101 and 880 interchange. also we have san fernando street closed right now between 3rd and 5th street right near the san jose state university so heads up for students there. our reporter is heading to the scene where a body was found but san fernando street closed in both directions. santa clara may be an alternate for you. >> we are following that breaking news in the south bay where a police investigation is under way after a body has been found in the road. >> this is happening at 4th and
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san fernando right next to san jose state. what's happening right now? >> reporter: good morning. i just spoke with the supervisor on the scene here. he tells me around 2:45 this morning they got a call of a fatal collision. when they got here they found a male's body in the roadway and we're hesitant to show you too much of the scene because there are investigators surrounding that body and working to get it moved. i asked some other questions. was anyone else on the scene at the time when they arrived here. there was a car, a vehicle description, because they are calling this a fatal hit-and-run now. and they were not able to answer those questions for me at this time. he referred me back to the police spokesperson which we're hoping to hear from with some more details as we get later on in the morning. i'll continue to update on the air and our social media platforms. reporting live in san jose, abc 7 news. developing news in southern
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california where there's a manhunt for the sniper who opened fire on a sheriff's deputy. it happened yesterday afternoon. the deputy is okay because the bullet proof vest he was wearing stopped the bullets. police stevened for a suspect until 11:00 last night. san francisco city leaders plan to increase foot patrols and social services indefinitiny after a series of attacks. there's been a recent rise in violent altercations in the area including that woman being attacked as she was trying to enter her condo building earlier this month. >> a white supremacist group claims it was behind racist and anti-immigrant posters put up around the san jose state campus. our media partner reports that the group tweeted photos claimed were taken at san jose state. that group is the same one that helped organize the white
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nationalist rally in charlottesville, virginia two years ago. a woman protesting that died after the man drove into the crowd. >> a pilot crashed off of the coast of half moon bay. david leash is a well-known professional skiier and social media figure from denver and he has a reputation for provocative stunt and promotion of his clothing company. he denies this crash was a stunt. >> our videos are provocative and edgy but if you think i crashed my brand-new airplane into the pacific as a publicity stunt you need your head kmiend. >> he claims fuel tanks have clean fuel. ntsb will be investigating two other plane crashes in northern california. a private jet crashed and burned yesterday as it took off from the or vile municipal airport. the plane was carrying ten people heading to portland, oregon. the pilot aborted takeoff.
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the plane slid off the runway and caught fire. no one was hurt. this is actually the same type of plane that crashed last week in north carolina carrying dale earnhardt jr. and his family and all of them escaped. >> another small plane near the lir more airport. the plane went down shortly after takeoff. pilot was alert and talking when taken to the hospital. first on abc 7 news independent experts hired by the family of former san francisco public defender jeff adachi say he died from a heart attack in february, not from a dug and alcohol overdose. it's a finding that contradicts the medical examiner's upautops. that autopsy said he died from a mix of cocaine andth knoll. dylan miller found adachi's death was from natural causes. adachi's family is surprised by the medical examiner's
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conclusions. >> it basically said that jeff died of cocaine and alcohci. tt they were detected were too low to be quantified. >> the family want to clear his name. the man arrested on sexual assault charges involving young boys is facing new accusations this morning. more possible victims now coming forward. randolph holdman faces 20 counts. the reported incidents happened from 1987 to 2015. the boys ages 6 to 16. investigators say the assaults all took place at his home in menlo park. police have arrested a young man for an arson. the fires atwood stock park on july 13th. the replacement cost for the play structure is estimated at more than $200,000. a go fund me account has raised 23,000.
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>> golden gate transit officials are holding a public hearing to give fare discounts for low-income riders. it will help on bte and ferry service. staff is recommending a 50% discount. the pilot program is slated to begin later this year and based on fares using slippery cards.c. coming up, apple has a warning about its new credit card. the one place you shouldn't keep it. >> rescue dog is about to become a movie star in a new disney live action film. >> let's get a check on the forecast. >> everybody is melting. like the wicked witch. i'm melting. here we go. sorry. 6 to 12 degrees, even 16 degrees warmer than this time yesterday. so mid-toupper 60s.
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i mean the temperature can't drop below the dew points. dew points in the 60s. temperatures warmer. 70s with humidity out in pittsburg, antioch and brentwood. low to mid-60s to san jose, 69 degrees right now. here's a look at san mateo. 66 degrees as we look off towards the peninsula. driving is muggy. the air is so full of moisture. not drizzle because it's not falling to the ground it's hanging in the air. as you drive through it you need the windshield wipers. that's the difference between mist and drizzle. mass transit hot and humid and calmer winds out on the bay. let's talk about what's going on in the north bay. 64 at 7:00. how about upper 80s this afternoon. then for the east bay we got near 70 by 9:00. 80 at noon. low to mid-80s this afternoon and 71 at 7:00. for san francisco we'll be stuck in the 60s through 11:00 and low the mid-70s from noon all the
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way up to 5:00. let's talk about -- i can really do a better job of the wicked witch than that. i'm so embarrassed over that. i'll turn it over to frances. >> i thought did a great job. i'm melting. you're too much. >> and your little dog too. >> all right. [ laughter ] >> let me tell you about a couple of traffic problems that we have on the roads right now. new crash just reported westbound 24 at telegraph and broadway new accident reported and we'll keep you posted on that. so far we still have lots of green traffic. it's slowing there us a make your way to the bay bridge toll plaza. also in san jose northbound 101 oakland road there's an accident that may still be blocking the lane. trying to clear it. traffic is getting jammed up from 680.
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san fernando street closed near san jose state university between 3rd street and 5th street in both directions as they investigate this deadly accident that happened in the area. so santa clara is an alternate for you. here's a look at 101 in san jose for headlights moving north ...6, 7, 8 ♪ ♪ ♪ big dreams start with small steps... ...but dedication can get you there. so just start small... start saving. easily set, track and control your goals right from the chase mobile® app. ♪
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>> we got pretty good air quality good to mode freight today all the way through the weekend even though temperatures are warmer than average. at threat of air will be on the move a little bit. let's talk about what's going on around the state. 72 in monterey. 85 with afternoon sunshine in l.a. 111 in palm springs. mountains up in the hills be in the 90s. if you're is going tahoe this weekend temperatures warmer than average. low to mid-80s. >> school is back in session for the first time in paradise since last fall's camp fire destroyed most town. governor newsome visited students and teachers. he asked questions to find out what else could to be done to help a community trying to rebuild. >> i want to see the progress and make sure we're following
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through on our promises. i'm proud of the work they've done. >> we expected about 1,000 kids and we're at almost 1600. so we had some very terrific moments that people came back that we're having the to hire and that's a great problem to have. >> nearly half of the schools in paradise's school district survived the flames. the camp fire is the deadliest in california history. it killed 76 people. children and parents in santa cruz county are on alert this morning after a teen was assaulted by a stranger. the 13-year-old girl was walking along highway 9 in felton on tuesday when she says a man approached her and grabbed her. she fought him off and got away. her last glimpse of the suspect was him running towards a middle school. is that composite sketch of his face. she described him as a transient man. your safety is an important matter. abc 7's effort to building a better bay area. car break ins affect people in
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several cities. vallejo police caught a crook that used technology instead of breaking windows to steal from victims. officers say they interrupted a suspect to used signal jaerm. it's the first time they recovered a device that blocks you from locking your car. undercover officer explains how this works. >> portable device that actually you can keep in your car, in your pocket or person, and it will block the electrical signal from your key fob to your vehicle, prevent your vehicle from locking. >> police recommend you double check to make sure your car is locked by seeing if the handles will open the door. listen for that beep. we spent a week on ways to protect yourself, your family, your property, your neighborhood during safety work part of our effort to building a better bay area. all stories have been posted on our website. scroll down and click on building a better bay area icon.
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>> james inslee dropped out of the 2020 presidential race. his signature issue was combatting climate change. he was not likely to qualify because he hadn't yet hit the polling threshold. there are now 22 democrats remaining in the race for the white house. apparently you have to think twice before you put apple's new titanium card in your wallet. the credit card doesn't clean up well. apple warns it may become permanently discolored if stored against leather or denim and may become scratched if it's kept next to any plastic cards. no plastic, no leather. >> where am i supposed to aund . >> you wear it. >> why not. >> it does look cool. >> we're gets our first side-by-side look at the dogs who will star in the classic remake of "lady and the tramp." >> a cocker spaniel will play
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lady and a terrier mix will play monty. he was a rescue dog. i like him. staffers said they loved him because of his good behavior and sloppy wet kisses. the remake premiers on the disney plus streaming service when it launches on november 12th. we'll see if it has the original kissing scene. they got to have that scene. iconic. >> how do you train dogs to do such a thing? >> dogs will do anything for food. >> find me a dog who will nudge a meat ball towards another dog and not eat it. discipline. in live remake of "lion king" those lions acted on cue. >> they looked real. we need to have conversation. let's get to metour meteorologig >> did you just pull back the
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green curtain. >> you're doing a lot of wizard of oz. >> let's talk about what's going on. walnut creek, 66 degrees. frances says there's an accident on 24. she will talk about that. let me get through this real quick. humidity above average. lower humidity and cooler better sleeping weather. those are the conditions tonight. nearly steady through the extended period. we'll fluctuate a couple of degrees here and there. we're pretty steady compared to the wild swings we've been taking in temperatures, 30 degrees from one day to the other. here we go with cloud cover. even ptt stout out there it will go away. the coast will have the most cloud cover. upper 80s through the south bay. 78 in santa cruz. 88 in san jose. everybody else in low to mid-80s. redwood city 87. mid-to-upper 60s along the
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coast. mid-70s downtown. upper 80s to low 90s north bay. 79 at richmond. low to mid-80s for the east bay shore line. the 50s are back tonight and so is our drier air. look at those temperatures. mid-to-upper 90s inland. low to mid-80s around the bay and mid-60s to 70 all seven days. here's frances with that accident on 24. >> westbound 24, they are clearing it off the freeway. what's caution a slow down is the south bay accident on northbound 101 at oakland road. trying to clear the lanes and traffic is backing up on northbound 101 before 280 towards 880 interchange. also heading to westbound 24 you see traffic is green there but what is slow is that berkeley curve heading towards the bay bridge toll plaza which is backed up into the maze ate at
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point. consider carpooling or b.a.r.t.. interstate 80 through berkeley and there's some slowing earlier gilman because of an earlier motorcycle crash. >> thank you. new at 6:00 researchers visit the "titanic" wreckage for the first time in more than a decade. what they found shocking. >> president trump heaps praise on apple's tim cock. one thing he does that makes mr. trump happy. >> a live look outside at 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.
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should he start the chant now. sweep. sweep. sweep. yep, that's possible. the a's could sweep the team with the best record in the american league the yankees. 6:37 pitch. 73. 65. we haven't heard from the yankee fans on twitter that gave me hard time the last couple of days. here we are at 7:00 in the morning. this morning look at those dew points still in the muggy range in the 60s. let's go up to noon when you head out for lunch. we're still going muggy for our averages. then look at this. by 4:00, still hanging out. at least we're starting to see 50s show up in san mateo and napa. towards 7:00 we'll tart to see a tapering of the humidity and we'll wake up tomorrow morning with conditions back to average. cloud cover once again a little drizzle but dew points back in the 50s and so will our lows
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after this warm muggy morning. >> we have a few problems in the south bay. northbound 101, traffic very heavy from 286 to oakland road because of an accident that they are still trying to clear from one of the leans. that's one of our hot spots this morning. also here's a live shot of 280 and highway 17 in san jose. southbound 280 at wolf, there's a crash there where someone fell asleep and then ran into some bushes. southbound traffic in this shot taillights is light at this point. and here's a look at highway 87 in the south bay northbound traffic a little bit more crowd there. but that so far is flowing well if you want an alternate to 101. bay bridge toll plaza is backed up into the maze. thank you. veterans with disabilities now have one less financial frontal boundary worry about. student loans. president trump signed an executive order at the am vets conference in louisville yesterday. this will forgive all student loans for permanently disabled military veterans.
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that should help 20,000 vets and cancel an average of $30,000 debt per person. >> president trump is praising apple's ceo for one specific reason. >> that's why he's a great executive because he calls me. others don't. others go out and hire very expensive consultants and tim cook calls donald trump directly. pretty good. >> mr. trump's praise comes days after he met with apple ceo at his new jersey golf club. the two talked about how tariffs on goods in china could give samsung an advantage over apple. the president postponed the tariffs. >> "bachelor in paradise" star is sitting down for her very first tv interview saying she's in a same-sex relationship. she was torn between derek a man she met on the show, and kristen a woman she met before filming. >> we were just enjoying each
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the morning. you can see what the air looks like over the golden gate bridge this morning. i know it looks like it could be cool. it's not. >> it's as thick as peanut butter outside. yeah. it's really thick out there. when is the last time you saw dew point of 70 degrees. that's oppressive. that's what's happening in san jose while the rest of us are in the muggy category. usually our dew points are at 55 or below. we're getting a little touch of the tropics this morning and our temperatures are very warm because of that. 63 right now. notice that the mist is happening ihanging in the air. it will cling to your windshield. you need the windshield wipers from time to time. 60s, 70s and 80s at noon. it will be warm and humid this afternoon. we'll take a look at the bay bridge toll plaza because an accident was reported


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