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they're on their way to the scene as well as people from the involved persons department. they're in there as well. >> reporter: at this point they broken into, whether this was a robbery. but we are about to get briefed by a captain from the el cerrito police department. so it looks like we'll be getting more information very soon within moments on this story. stay with us as we continue to cover this developing story. live in el cerrito, amy hollyfield, abc 7 news. if you're just waking up to us, good morning. it's 4:30. a quick update on weather and traffic. >> let's take a look at what's going on with the daep. you can see we're starting off mild in some areas, 50s, 60s and maybe 70s up in the hills. look how quickly we get to the 80s and 90s by noon. 83 to 96 by 4:00. that may be a little underdone. i may have to update those temperatures and push them a little higher. hanging around the 70s in the evening hours starting at 7:00.
let's take a look at the visibility. there is fog mainly confined to the coast. packs of clouds are starting to push to the east. they should bump up against the east bay hills and see an increase in clouds there throughout the morning commute and patchy fog. we'll zero in on that as we head through the morning commute. let's get over to frances and talk about the morning commute. >> looking pretty good on the eastshore freeway. this is westbound 80 headlights moving fberkeley. we'll check out the san mateo bridge, right-hand side traffic moving out of hayward and looking good. east bay very light right now out of foster city in san mateo. this is 680 in walnut creek, the ride starting nicely right now. the drive time great as well, > a police lockdown at the . great mall in milpitas was lifted after a robbery inside a jewelry store.
>> the chaos led some shoppers to think there had been a shooting. police say three men smashed the display cases, stole jewelry and ran away. when officers arrived, they saw customers running because they thought they heard gunshots. the mall was locked down for three hours while officers cleared the mall. no one was hurt. the search continues for those robbers. on the peninsula, a man arrested in the tan fran mall shooting is due in court. 18-year-old deandre gant is charged with attempted murder. two teens were hurt. police arrested gantt after a chasing involving a stolen vehicle. a 16-year-old and 14-year-old have also been arrested. in san francisco, an extreme car break-in. a woman who parked her prius returned to find it disassembled and the battery stolen
>> reporter: marjorie kaplan never expected when she parked her toyota prius here a block from her pacific heights apartment to return to find it like this, completely disassemb disassembled. the car battery stolen. >> to get a sense of what it looked like when you walked out here. >> you go looking for your car and you know what your car looks like? >> yeah. >> it didn't look like my car. it looked like a jalopy car. they took the seat out, cut the wires and removed the battery which i understand weighs 180 pounds. >> reporter: in 2015 abc 7 news reported on a rash of prius battery thefts in san francisco, presumably by individuals who knew how to remove them without getting length can you telled. four years later marjorie says battery theft is something that never even crossed her mind. she posted about it on next door and got a lot of responses. >> nothing is safe in san
francisco. san francisco is a third world dump. dreadf, or.isaseally t oingo be used for cannabis growing because they didn't want to have an additional pg&e bill. someone said that wasn't true and whoever said that was smoking weed. >> whatever the reason, these batteries can be sold for quite a bit, some say as much as $1,000 on the black market. it's unclear if the thief or thieves are targeting more hybrids. they did report the incident to police but they don't believe any of the security cameras on the street captured the break-in. they're not hopeful that much will be done to find the person who did it. liz kreutz, abc 7 news. harvey weinstein scheduled to return to court to face a new environment.osecutors say it in
soprano's across anabela she arr arrow. an appeals court is expected to rule on a defense motion for a change of venue that prosecutors oppose. his attorney is requesting the trial be moved out of new york city, arguing the intense media scrutiny would make it impossible for jurors to give him a fair trial. president trump remains in france to wrap up this year's g7 summit. he's already announced next year's summit will likely take place in miami, possibly at his golf resoft. global stock markets are falling as the trade war with china escalates. president trump says negotiations are back on after china reached out last night about resuming talks. he's hopeful a deal will be made. >> i think they want to do something, they've been hurlt very badly but understand this is the right thing to do. i have great respect for it. this is a very positive development for the world. >> also at the summit,
and japanese prime minister shinzo abe announced both countries agreed on trades on agriculture. we do want to go live to el cerrito where police are about to update us on that off duty officer-involved shooting. >> -- contra costa county district attorney is summoned, basically automatically because it's a police-involved incident, as well as criminalists from the contra costa county sheriff's crime lab and the excelsior police detectives and crime scene investigators throughout the evening. as you said earlier, the san francisco police department is also involved. i don't have any information on the outcome. very active investigation. police are still being interviewed. police don't have much information as to why these things happen just yet. but as of now, el cerrito police
are investigating this, possible criminal investigation. as far as administrative things and their employee, i would have to refer those questions to the san francisco police department. >> how is the officer doing? >> he seems to be fine. >> was the suspect armed? >> not with a firearm. another weapon but we won't describe what it is just yet. >> reporter: what did the officer say as to why he shot him? >> i will not be able to discuss that. still actively investigated, in progress alzheimer alzheimer' s >> [ inaudible question ]. >> i don't know what his work schedule was yesterday. >> is there a chance the officer will be arrested or does it appear to be a justified shooting? >> not even ready to go there yet. they're literally still interviewing. >> does the officer live around
here? >> i also won't comment on where he lives. >> [ inaudible question ]. >> it is for the most part just outside of that apartment building with the red car in front of it, basically in the sidewalk area in front of there. >> can you describe this area, do you have many robberies in this area? >> it's kind of a residential area, right behind a commercial area. there are some robberies. it is not completely uncommon that there are people robbed in this area, per se. i'm not saying this was a robbery either. but to answer your question, it does happen sometimes around he here. >> [ inaudible question ]. >> i do not know there. >> is there somebody there -- >> here at this scene, no. i know they're aware of it. i assume they'll have a person available for questioning. but they're not present here in el cerrito right now.
>> [ inaudible question ]. >> the officer is a man. >> did he discharge his -- >> i'm not going to answer that question right yet either. you should probably ask that from the san francisco personnel. >> how much longer are you going to be out here? >> hopefully it's coming to a close. we're acutely aware there will be traffic coming through here and we'd like to get the roadway opened um. we're not in a big hurry to leave the scene until it's completely done. the scene will probably be scaled down within the hour. >> that was police captain robert delcampa. a possible criminal investigation under way into a male off duty san francisco police officer who fired shots. this was a shooting in el
cerrito involving an off duty officer. we have abc 7 news reporter amy hollyfield at that scene. she'll bring us an update in about half an hour. we'll be right back. when we do, a southern california shave's deputy claiming a sniper opened up on him. now he's facing charges. an actor offering big bucks in
it's 4:43 on a monday. let's take a look at what's going on in the south bay. a lot of traffic out there. we'll talk to frances about it. you can see some patchy fog that will be or round for the morning commute. cool this morning. hot on mass transit this afternoon. no small craft advisory. peninsula in the 60s through 9:00, briefly in the 70s. from none on we'll be in the 80s, even speaking in the upper 80s around 3:00, 3:30, dropping to 77 at 7:00. we jump from 63 at 7:00 in the south bay. in the 80s at noon. in our last stop, the east bay valleys where we reach 90 by noon and 100s by could be four hours of trip
digit highs. tangel wrereinosa said he w shot in the parking lot of a lancaster substation. investigators thought that his bulletproof vest had saved him. but he had no visible injuries. deputies recovered no bullets at the scene. investigators say the story was just not adding up. >> he also told investigators that he had caused the holes his uniform shirt. completely fabricated. >> wrreinosa had been with the department for about a year and is now facing criminal charges. foundation started by leonardo dicaprio is pledging $5 million to fight the wildfires in the amazon. he's one of the notable figures calling attention to this pope francis called the amazon
the lungs of the planet. a u.s.-based water dropping tanker is part of the effort. brazil denies claims it has been slow to ♪ >> kanye west bringing his weekly worship and gospel sunday service today ton on sunday morning. kim kardashian and their two children were there, so was chappelle who grew up just miles in dayton. >> today we'll show the world nothing will get us down. no matter what's going on, we hold our heads up high because we know -- >> nine people died, 27 others hurt when a gunman opened fire on august 4th. the gunman was shot and killed by police. switching gears, hundreds of
people raised a lot of money in livermore >> abc 7 is a proud partner of the taylor family foundation, the 20th annual day in the park. i was sitting next to our general manager's kids who are so lovely. there's mike nicco. the charity event raises money for kids with issues like crohn's and celiac disease. thousands of children are given the opportunity to attend camp arroyo and meet other kids going through the same problems. >> i love it. it means so much to me,lyoridav chronic internal illnesses, who can't necessarily go to a normal summer camp. >> celiac camp has changed molly's life. it has helped her so much. and i love coming here myself. i'm soh beautiful ing d gfali.
it sounds like they raise how much? >> have to raise $1.5 million to send 3,000 campers to camp. these are kids from all over the spectrum. 30 different weeks of 30 different types of challenges, if you will. don't like to call them disabilities. it started with pediatric aids kids. now it goes to amputees, celiac, crohn's disease. challenges that others don't have to deal with. these kids get to be around other kids and build the base that makes them feel good and know there's others out there like them. they develop the support group and come back a lot of times and help later on at other camps. >> we talk about finding your ally all the time. this is somethg th h th find people. >> absolutely. with social media now they can stay in touch. it's really neat. gives me goose bumps when i think about it. let's ta
let's talk about what's going on weatherwise. i'll post interviews i did yesterday, with a lot of people that make this happen. it's on carona cast. you can check it out there, too. here is a look at the golden gate bridge, west-southwest at 12 miles per hour. a little foggy here. it's not going to hang around very long. today is the hottest day this week. it is a spare the air with unhealthy air possible for those most sensitive. most of the week will be close to average. that means we'll have a summer feel to the last week of summer for most of the country. you know that's not the case for us. here is a look at the cloud cover. you can see it clinging the coast. pockets of it do try to roll across. it's back at the coast at noon. it doesn't linger there everywhere. there will be pockets of sunshine there, also. we've got temperatures near 90 all across the south bay, from 89 to 96 degrees. even 98 in gilroy. 82 in santa cruz. redwood city 90, millbrae 82.
we'll hang out near 70 along the coast. mid to upper 70s for downtown, south san francisco and sausalito. upper 60s in the north bay coast. nearly 30 degrees warmer with mid to upper 90s through the north bay valleys. over to the east bay shore, comfortable with upper 70s in richmond and berkeley. low to mid 80s. in newark upper 80s. we'll flirt with 90 everywhere in our east bay interior neighborhoods. tonight back in the mid 50s to upper 60s around antioch. my accuweather seven-day forecast, today hotter than average. all the way through sunday pretty close to average with 60s, 70s and 80s. hey, frances. >> good morning everyone. pretty quiet on the roads right now.580 heading to the richmond-san rafael bridge. there was an earlier fire reported near central visible near the freeway but not causing problems at this point. headlights northbound 101 and find out of gilroy, morgan hill, at the peninsula.
there is a problem 101 near university where a car ran out of gas. they'll clear that pretty quickly. that's 880 across your screen. southbound walnut creek to dublin, green at 13 minutes, southbound 101 santa rosa to san francisco 49 minutes. highway 17 looking good out of the santa cruz mountains. thank you, frances. a plan launched by spacex has police warning neighbors. british forces are checking 3d screening. >> in today's tech bites a step closer to visiting mars. >> spacex plans another test launch and landing for its star hopper spacecraft later today. eventually it's supposed to take people to the red planet. police are warning residents near the launch side in south texas that the tests could break home windows. a new way of scanning carry-on bags is tested at airports in the britain. >> officials say the 3d screening equipment will clear security and mean an end to
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ants on a roll after taking two from the a's. they bring it back home and say come on in diamondbacks. let's see what you've got. 6:45 first pitch, 67 degrees. a cool 61 by the time the game is over. thanks, mike. a downtown los angeles bar says they fired a security company and will put staff through training after a controversial incident involving lgbtqlgbtqlgq customers. video of friday night's encounter has gone viral. it shows security workers at laa perl perlas. the staff asked everyone to leavand sg the women and forced them out. >> the fact that they were not me bk a kill us and shoot to us. it makes me fear for the rest of
my life. >> lgbtq advocates are calling for a boycott. the group had been celebrating at a pride festival and stoppe at the bar to eat. washigton high school in fremont will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony this afternoon. the $15 million project provides students with six general classrooms and six science labs. the two buildings were constructed with green materials. the first day of classes is wednesday. let's talk about what's going to happen tomorrow. today is the hottest day this week. it's going to be hot in some areas. 90 in san jose, 100 sz around antioch, clear lake and cloverdale. as we head towards wednesday, you can see the 100s are gone. as we head towards thursday, the 90s are barely hanging on. our temperatures this time of the year should be 60s along the coast into san francisco, 70s and 80s around the bay, mainly 80s inland. that's exactly where we'll be
thursday. things will change a little bit. we talked about this last week. a plume of tropical air is going to come up and hit us tonight through tomorrow, wednesday, and start to taper thursday. expect it to be more humid the next couple days. here is a live look at the golden gate bridge. there's a bit of fog as you make your way across. on the bay bridge things are backing up past the end of the parking lot for some of the cash paying lanes. we'll also check out 680 in walnut creek past north main past highway 24. we've got a nice quiet ride around the bay area. lots of green around there. westbound 80 from albany to the maze, four minutes. northbound 280 also looking good in the south bay from 101 to cupertino, only ten minutes. disney and target teaming up to give customers a little extra disney magic this fall. >> i like it. target will open 25 disney
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an officer-involved shooting in el cerrito involving a police officer from san francisco. the new information that police just revealed. good morning on this monday, august 26th. >> thanks for joining us. you're never more than seven minutes away from my accuweather forecast. let's start with meteorologist mike nicco. >> we've got a spare-the-air today. inland east bay neighborhoods during the afternoon hours when the sunlight, the heat and the fossil fuel burning really all mixes into a soupy mess in that area. if you can, try to eliminate that. here is a look at live doppler 7. you see fog moving in through our coastal valleys,