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it happened last night during a practice run at marysville raceway park. witnesses say the driver, a 17-year-old senior at petaluma high school, failed to negotiate a curve going 90 miles an hour, ran offtrack and into pit row. >> we wanted the practice to stop and so a lot of frantically waving to the officials to stop the other cars to get the safety people over there. once that took place it got very silent, eerily silent, and there were immediately people on the scene, bystanders, mainly trying to help the injured. >> a 68-year-old man and a 14-year-old boy died. he was the driver's cousin. they were part of the race crew in the pit area.
friend jumped on me. >> he saw a suspect's gun on his friend and intervened. he was shot in the arm. it all reminds baxter of the day ashkenaz's owner was shot and killed in 1996. baxter was working the door that day, as well. >> a little shooken up. traumatized. >> berkeley police arrested one of the two suspects. they found him hiding just a few feet away from ashkenaz. in the meantime the shootings have shaken this entire dance and music community. classes were cancelled, but -- ♪ >> the beat was back. the dance community, the music community is just a lovely -- a lovely place. >> ashkenaz is celebrating its 40th anniversary. >> the people inside are signing a get well soon card for chin and ellis. both men are in stable condition. in berkeley, lisa amin gulezian, abc7 news.
>> this afternoon's performance of the san francisco symphony is cancelled because of the ongoing strike by symphony musicians. that's in addition to last night's concert and two other performances that were already cancelled. abc7 news reporter sergio tells us, this week's prestigious tour of the east coast is also in jeopardy. ♪ >> ticket holders were met by a trio of woodwinds outside of the box office and some picketing. >> we wanted to be here to explain to them the situation and just -- have a little music going for them to listen to and to enjoy so at least they get something to hear. >> as they played and picketed out here, negotiations continued inside over terms for a new contract. these musicians say the san francisco symphony has a stellar pedigree, including several grammy awards, so they deserve a bump in pay. the los angeles philharmonic, the chicago symphony orchestra, they also want to recruit the best talent.
we need to be able to offer a competitive salary. as you very well know, we have probably the highest cost of living. >> on average each earned about $165,000 a year. they are the third highest-paid orchestra musicians in the country. by phone a symphony spokesman said management recognizes their talent, but the organization has to strike a balance. >> we are experiencing the same economic challenges that many other americans and our. musical organizations are. there are pressures on our philanthropy. on our ticket sales. >> both sides say they hope to have it resolved very soon. >> they canceled tonight's performance and tomorrow's. the orchestra is supposed to go on tour and schedule to be at carnegie hall in new york. >> we hope to get a fair contract so we have the time to get ready and leave for the tour. we need to rehearse and prepare for our concert. >> wednesday's scheduled performance in new york means shipping instruments to new york
and also some rehearsal time. if a contract isn't negotiated here very soon, that performance could also be affected. in san francisco, abc7 news. princess cruise line passengers are finally on their way to hawaii this morning after a delayed launch from the ship's new home port in san francisco. the grand princess departed from pier 35 about 9:45 last night. that was more than five hours behind schedule. frustrated passengers waited in long lines for hours as the coast guard conducted a last-minute inspection. >> the cruise line had done a really pathetic job of keeping the passengers informed as to what was going on. we've been in line for three hours. >> if this is how we are starting off, what is going to transpire on the cruise itself? >> the grand princess is headed for a two-week cruise to hawaii and mexico. >> yesterday's glitch marks the end of a bad week for the carnival corporation, which runs both princess and carnival cruz
lines. an emergency generator problem tripled the ship in san march -- san martin. it was slowed by a speed problem and technical issues forced the elation to be towed back to port. carnival calls these incidents all minor issues. >> pinole police released a sketch of a man who reportedly tried to abduct 12-year-old girl friday afternoon. police sketched this man who the victim said grab her by the wrist after offering her a ride. it happened as she walked home from school. that was along appian way. he's 19 to 20 years old, six feet tall with a thin build and brown goatee. he has a piercing in his right eyebrow. his car is a silver four door. if you have any information who that might be, you are urged to contact pinole police. it's been more than a year now since a morgan hill teenager who was headed to school and was never seen again. sierra lamar disappeared a year ago. march 16th.
her family and friends continue searching for her every saturday. yesterday morning sierra was honored with a balloon release at burnett elementary school with the sierra search center is. her parents and sister were there, as well as neighbors who didn't even know her, but are affected by her loss. >> very hard. we think about her all the time. and we live out in the country, too, and it's just very difficult. we checked our property constantly. it's a horrible thing. >> the man charged with murdering sierra is scheduled to enter a plea on april 4th. >> at 9:09 right now. a benefit fundraiser close to the heart of abc7 news was held last night in mountain view. >> congratulations! abc7 news anchor cheryl jennings and meteorologist mike miko and don sanchez mc'd the event. a raffle and auction were held
it raise money for the ronald mcdonald house at stanford. it creates a supportive community for families of children with life-threatening diseases. >> a lovely event and a lovely forecast with meteorologist lisa argen. >> yes. sunny out there. a few patches of high clouds. we will see the breeze pick up. plenty of sunshine. still cool around the bay. we will talk about the cooling temperatures in the week ahead and rain when we return. >> can't wait. thank you, lisa. also next, pope francis makes his first sunday morning window appearance at st. peter's square. how he broke with tradition to the delight of the fateful. and a former 49er makes a big promise to give back. how his personal tragedy is
>> welcome back. we have developing news this morning in south saw lead dough where a water main break is caughting flooding. no homes or businesses or flooded, but caladonia street downtown is closed in the area of b street. that is until repairs are made. it remains to the water district. there's no word on how long it might take for repair crews to fix the leak. new this morning, pope francis celebrated mass and gave his first blessing to thousands gathered in st. peter's square. [cheers and applause]
>> he delighted the faithful by breaking with tradition right away. instead of reading from a prepared script, francis ad libbed remarks about god's power to forgive. the crowd roared with delight and two hours before his window and two hours before his vatican studio window appearance, frances made a surprise appearance at a gate at vatican city. keeping with his informal style, he wore a simple white robe and greeted two priests and others waiting in line before returning inside to celebrate mass. pennsylvania state police are investigating a bus crash that killed a pregnant coach of a women's lacrosse team. the driver was also killed when the bus from seton hill university outside pittsburgh ran off the pennsylvania turnpike and crashed into a tree yesterday morning. abc news reporter john tripen has the latest. >> everyone is devastated by the losses. it seems like we are all coming together. >> the campus of seton hill
university in pennsylvania is in mourning for a deadly bus crash that claimed the life of a beloved coach. what started off as a normal trip to an away game for the women's lacrosse team, turned deadly. the bus went off the pennsylvania turnpike, slamming into a tree. left front side sheared off. >> went through this grassy area and striking. >> the team's head coach, 30-year-old christina, later died at the hospital. authorities say she was about six months pregnant. her unborn child didn't make it. the bus driver, anthony, died on the scene. 21 of the 23 people on board were injured. victims were admitted to area hospitals. most of them have been released. one person is still in the hospital, listed in satisfactory condition. on the campus of seton hill, shock mixed with grief blankets the school. >> coming together, prayers for
the women's lacrosse team. it shows how close we can be. >> at this point investigators don't know what caused the accident. >> that was john reporting. students and faculty of seton hill will gather at the university tonight for a vigil. this morning nfl free agent. donte stallworth is recovering from severe burns he suffered when the hot-air balloon he was raiding in hit power lines in south florida. they say he will be okay and his injuries won't affect his ability to play next season. it's been quite an eventful year already for former 49er tight end delany walker and it's not always been in the best way. after helping the 49ers reach the super bowl last month, walker learned his aunt and uncle had been killed in new orleans by a person police say was driving drunk. yesterday walker made an appearance in san carlos with the team. he said he will now always be a
part of mothers against drunk driving. >> a great cause and i feel like that's something i want to be part of. so we teamed up to try to get this message sent across the world. >> walker is now heading to tennessee after signing a free agent deal last week. >> bart is taking a second look at its bike policy this week, allowing bikes on all trains at all times starting tomorrow. the new pilot program comes with a couple of restrictions. the first car off each train is off-limits to bicycles. and during rush hour no bikes will be allowed in the first three cars of the train. bike riders will have plenty of options. most trains have between six and ten cars. the test program runs this week only. it ends friday. as i have been saying, it's going to be a great next few days to ride a bike. a little blip in the forecast? >> yeah, just a little bit. >> but we need it. >> exactly.
you are green today. >> i am wearing it for st. patrick's day but you can't wear it or you will vanish on your weather screen. >> right. the doppler it pecking up nothing. we have high clouds out there. precip is headed our way, though. looks like midday tuesday for parts of the bay area. between now and then, today anyway, we have plenty of sunshine. here's a look from the roof camera. you see the higher clouds. we have cooler air aloft that will be working its way down to the lower elevations. that may bring in high temperatures today, a couple degrees cooler than yesterday. but we are starting off sun year so we will see the mild afternoon readings in most bay areas. 43 in fairfield with 50 in hayward. good morning, los gatos, 48 for you. you see the haze from mt. tam. the winds have been quite breezy in the upper elevations. temperatures with a well-mixed atmosphere in some neighborhoods are in the low to mid-50s
already. 47 half moon bay. we will be looking at more sunshine today. enjoy it. the clouds will be on the increase as soon as tomorrow. we are talking about clear and mild conditions to start out for most of you this sunday. st. patrick's day. sunny and breezy this afternoon with rain arriving. the bulk. you will see it tuesday night. some areas may be a little bat for the evening commute on tuesday. a broad northwesterly flows continues with higher pressure off our court and that will allow for breezy winds from time to time. more importantly, we are staying try as high pressure is still in command. eventually it will slide to the east. there's the system cueing up offshore from in the pacific. yet another one that's going to drop down from the north. that will allow a rainmaker to head our way on tuesday. so going through the rest of monday and tuesday, you will notice the cloud cover continuing to thicken and by, say, 5:00 in the afternoon on tuesday comes a little shot of rain in the east bay.
but it will continue on and off throughout the overnight hours on tuesday and wednesday. still we have rain. in fact heavier rain looking for our friends up to the north in sonoma county. that's where we could receive anywhere from about half-inch of rain through the tuesday-wednesday time period. elsewhere today with sunshine and high clouds, we are up in the upper 70s for fresno. upper 60s los angeles and mid-60s in the southern sierra. back home temperatures very similar with lower 60s san francisco, upper 50s to near 06 around our coast. 307 in san jose. here's the look ahead. still mild increase cloud cover tomorrow. then we look for the rain maybe midday tuesday for some. more likely tuesday night into wednesday. then you notice the temperatures rebounding quickly after that system passes us. it's good. we need it. but also maybe you need another great weather resource. we have that for you from abc7. that's live doppler 7hd.
follow us on twitter for the very latest bay area weather conditions rain or shine, plus you can get the video forecasts, spare the air alerts, power outage information and tweets from your favorite weather team. we will be busy. >> very busy. it's a cornucopia type of forecast. it has everything in it. >> i like that. >> and i follow you on twitter and live doppler 7 so i know how to dress every day. >> and those open-towed shoes. >> that's right. coming up next, the sweetest sale goes sauer. two girl scouts are duped into believing they sold thousands of boxes of cookies. oh, boy, how the
>> welcome back. two girl scout troops in oregon were duped into believing they sold 6,000 boxes of girl scout cookies. then they learned they would be stuck with the merchandise. we are shown what they are doing about it this weekend. its it's one of the tastiest american traditions. and these portland, oregon girl scouts thought they had made the sweetest sale ever, selling 6,000 boxes of cookies, until it all went sour. >> they layed a fake order on us. >> they didn't know it hurt our feelings a lot. >> the two troops were left holding the bag, or rather the boxes when the $24,000 corporate
order turned out to be a hoax. >> i was the one that had actually ended up taking the order so this was a situation that i took personally. >> the order apparently placed by a woman who worked at a local company and whom many of the troop mothers new so there was no reason to doubt the sale until it came time to collect. >> and i contacted the mother's company and they said we have no idea what is going on. >> when word got out the girl scouts had been duped, an emergency sale at their portland headquarters was announced. >> yes, it press espials. >> hundreds of scout supporters showed up. >> a case of shortbread and a case of the thin mints. >> by the end of the day half the inventory had been cleared out. >> thank you. >> to the tune of $12,000. for the girls, the experience is a big life lesson, another way the girl scouts has helped them grow. >> for every one person who has bad intentions, there are hundreds more with good intentions and good hearts that
are here to help you. >> scouts honor. >> a great end to go what could have been a very sad story. coming up next, rand paul for president? the new poll that could lead us to the gop favorite for 2016. and we have a progress report on the fourth bore of the caldecott tunnell. the features that will make this a state
>> welcome back at 9:29. we are starting this new half-hour with a quick look at the weather. here's meteorologist lisa argen. >> good morning. take a look at this shot from mt. tam. look at the fog in in the distance. we have some elements that could bring us a cooler afternoon. the cooler air and higher elevations and a bit of the sea breeze coming together to bring temperatures down just a few degrees in spots today. still look at the spread. looks like a summertime spread with the upper 50s at our khost to the lower 70s inland. enjoy it. this will be the last day in the next two to four days that we see the mild temperatures. we've got a big change in our forecast as spring arrives midweek. i'll tell you about it coming up. kira. >> thank you, lisa. breaking news right now in oakland where a police s.w.a.t. team is involved in a standoff with a shooting suspect who is hold up inside a home. the shooting early this morning left one man dead, another wounded. the suspect is believed to be
inside a home on 25th avenue. the shooting occurred just before 1:30 this morning. the victims were able to drive themselves to a hospital, but one of them died. the other is said to be in serious condition. california is moving to expend medical coverage under president obama's healthcare reform, but apparently there's a dilemma. not enough doctors to treat the newly insured patients. here's capital correspondent nannette miranda in sacramento to explain.
>> if insurance is extended to millions often the afford angle care act next year, the state won't have enough doctors to treat the influx of patients. this man, also an open tom again open tom terrorist. points to a map that highlights in dollars where the shortage is most severe. only 16 of the 58 counties can meet the federal recommended supply of primary physicians. >> if we are going to mandate every person in this country to buy health insurance, we have to make sure that care is available for them. >> they need professionals in all area. most agree they have more training than they are allowed to as you. nurse practicers would even be able to set up their own practice. >> calibration without patient danger. >> but the proposed shake-up in the medical establishment is ruffling some feathers at the california medical association. doctors have long been the gate keepers of medical care and worry about patients' safety under the plan. >> the concern is that they have adequate training and adequate experience for exactly the kind of patients they are seeing and they are not adequately trained, they may miss something. >> this woman liked being treated by a nurse practicer after her back injury and supports the idea of giving other staff more responsibilities. >> i really, really like them. they were very, you know, just like having a doctor, but they would talk a lot about my pain and i had many epidurals. >> the california medical
association would rather see the state give more money to uc riverside's medical school so it can accept more students and expand the lone repayment program for graduates who take jobs in rural areas. but neither will produce more doctors by january when federal healthcare reform takes effect. in sacramento, nannette miranda, abc7 news. tomorrow former santa clara county supervisor george shirakawa. >> reporter: is expect to plead guilty to lying to investigators. prosecutors say the veteran politicians engaged in a persistent pattern of misusing public money and campaign funds for things like parties, golf outings and gambling. shirakawa was agreed to sign documents admitting to ten
counts of streeting the political reform act by spending campaign funds for personal use. the district attorney's office says share could you way faces up to one year in county jail and $50,000 in fines when he is sentenced at a later date. republican senator rand paul of kentucky has won the straw poll favoring the next presidential candidate at the action conference near washington. paul narrowly edged out former senator marco rubio 25 to 23%. sarah palin took center stage yesterday taking swipes at president obama and new york mayor michael bloomberg. house speaker john boehner said he absolutely trusts president barack obama and the two are open and honest with each other but they have big gaps to bridge when it comes to reducing the deficit. he said the president is on charm offensive. but if an exclusive interview on
abc's "this week" the republican leader made it clear he intends to hold the line against any new stacks. he tells abcs martha raditz that the key issue is spending. >> when you get down to the bottom line, the president believes that we have to have more taxes from the american people. we aren't going to get very far on that. if the president doesn't believe that there needs to be a balance of the budget over the next ten years, i'm not sure we are going to get very far. and this is the whole issue. we have a spending problem here in washington. it's time to solve the problem. >> house budget committee chairman paul ryan released a budget last week to balance the budget in ten years but a main tenant of the plan calls for repealing the president's affordable care act. here in the bay area the fourth bore project of the caldecott tunnell is going to open to traffic later this year.
construction has just started on road way that connects oakland and orinda. our transportation reporter got a look inside. >> there will be plenty of high-tech features in the new fourth bore, but elbow grease and shovels were still the preferred method for work on a groundwater drainage system. at the same time work has just gun on one major milestone, putting in the roadway. this rocky material is the sub-sub base, lose and rocky for drainage. eventually layers of materials capped with pavement will fill two to three feet from where the surface is now, reaching to the shoulder curb on one side and to just below the pedestrian walkway on the other. when finished, this fourth bore will carry westbound traffic only. >> with the construction of the fourth bore, there will be two tunnels permanently dedicated to eastbound traffic, two tunnels permanently dedicated to westbound traffic that will eliminate the twice a day traffic shifts and the pop-ups. >> the fourth bore has a number of safety features, including
nineteen 200-horsepower jet fans to be hung yet from above. they will help in firefighting and air quality. >> they can actually reverse the direction of airflow. some of the 19 jet fans can direct air in one direction and the other set can direct air in the opposite direction. just depending on where the fire is and what the air quality issues are in the tunnel. >> there will be seven pedestrian crossovers with electronic motion sensor doors. there will be a p.a. system and security cameras. much of the work to complete the tunnel will be the sophisticated behind-the-scenes system. >> the installation of the ventilation systems and the fire systems, the air quality monitoring systems that not only need to be installed, they need to be integrated with the existing systems and with the new operations maintenance building and also tested before the tunnel can open to traffic. >> the new tunnel is on track to come in on budget, which is
$402.1 million. in oakland, abc7 news. new this morning, the california highway patrol plans to step up enforcement today along highway 1 in marin county during the traditional sunday morning ride. the chp said there have been complaints about large groups of motorcyclists and bicyclists not sharing the road along that curvey stretch 2010 damage junction and point raise. officers in aircraft will be looking for riders who will cross over double yellow lines or pass unsafely. they also will be watching for speeders or anyone who runs a stop sign. next month thousands of police statewide will be cracking down on drivers who text or talk on hand-held cell phones. it's been five years since the state first passed distracted driving laws that ban that activity. our media partner, the san jose mercury news, reports more than 425,000 citations were issued to violators statewide last year alone.
that's 41% higher than the first year of the law in 2009. >> coming up next, if you have too much snail mail we will show you a way to outsource your in box here in the bay area. and a live look from the roof cam. just a stunning beginning to our sunday morning. low 60s expected in san francisco today. breezy but mostly sunny conditions. meteorologist lisa argen will meteorologist lisa argen will have your accuweather forecast [ male announcer ] citibank's app for ipad makes it easy for anne to manage her finances when she's on the go. even when she's not going anywhere. citibank for ipad. easier banking. standard at citibank.
standard at citibank. >> welcome back. our electronic lives are moving further into the cloud and good old-fashioned snail mail is getting further behind. a start-up in san francisco started up aiming to change that. it shows you how you bring your paper mail to your e-mail. >> he's not the mailman and he doesn't live here so why does frances sanchez have a key to the mailbox? the answer is hard to miss once you see his car. >> you know the flag, the flag on this car, that thing sticks out. >> a lot of looky-loons. they see it and they say what is
that? >> he's an unpostman. >> you are undoing the work of the postman? >> exactly. this is our stop here. >> making as many as 60 stops a day, he retrieves mail from people's mailboxes and takes it back to the warehouse of a company called outbox. >> we make you paperless overnight. all your postal mail is now on your i-phone, ipad, and you can access it anywhere at anytime. >> the cofounder will davis said for five bucks a month outbox will pick up your mail three times a week and scan it for you to see from anywhere. >> this is the first time that you have ever had control to unsubscribe from junk mail, to share mail with your spouse and even to request physical items that you want without anything of the rest. >> outbox is gathering steam, but it's also getting mixed reviews. everyone seems to agree it's innovative. the question is whether it's an invasion that enough people will actually want. >> the postal industry is on its way out, so a start-up working for a dying industry doesn't make since. >> and she said privacy is also a concern. >> you have pretty sensitive information coming through in the form of bills.
you have to make the decision about whether you are comfortable having someone else open your mail. >> outbox said all of their employees have rigorous background checks, but your mail will be red by a machine. just like g-mail they intend to have targeted adds with a twist. >> you can click and request a sample of your favorite makeup or cleaning product that would be delivered in your weekly requested mail. >> in san francisco, jonathan bloom, abc7 news. >> i don't know, we've talked about this before and i'm a big snail mail writer and i love the thrill of opening my mailbox and maybe getting oneler from somebody. >> i agree. >> thank you. >> you don't really have time to write to me right now because we have a gorgeous forecast. >> we do. also gusty winds out of the northwest at 23 miles an hour along the coast. that will bring cooler air to parts of the bay. look at the sun. we will talk about that and the high clouds and the return of the rain coming up. >> we need that rain. thanks, lisa. also ahead, the sharks'
they were trying to get on a roll. here's abc7 news sports anchor mike shumann with the highlights in this morning's sports. good morning. the sharks hosted by the kings on the back end of a home-and-home. they beat l.a. thursday in san jose. the men in teal tied with l.a. and minnesota for the sixth playoff spot in the west. they need to get busy halfway through the lockout-shortened season. celebrity sightings, vince vaughn and jason bateman at the game. he watch the kings jump out early. the first period, he beats anti niemmi giving the kings the 1-0 lead. sharks on the board 35 seconds into the second. patrick marleau, his 14th of the season. sharks trail 2-0. the kings follow with three unanswered goals. dwight king, lights the lamp. kings on top, 5-1. they go on to win 5-2, jumping ahead of the sharks in the playoff hunt. college hoops selection sunday, set for today at 3:00. cal and st. mary's both on the bubble. st. mary's lost to top-ranked gonzaga in the wcc finals, while cal was upset by utah in the pac-12 tournament. speaking of which, the pac-12
championship. 21st-ranked ucla in los angeles. bruins started strong. shabazz the right-handed hook. not bad for a lefty ucla up 8. oregon got their ducks in a row in their green unis. damian dotson, deadly from downtown. 11 points the first half. oregon never lost the lead in the second. carlos emery skying for the dunk. game high 20 points. oregon wins the pac-12 championship for the first time since 2007. automatic bid to the ncaa tournament. 78-69, the final. >> we are down to the final four in the world baseball classic after part ricoh won. the dominican republic and puerto rico had to play yesterday in miami for seedings. kind of ridiculous with japan and netherlands already in town. angel pegan rounding up team puerto rico for a pep talk. that was pregame. the dominican republic were the ones focused. carlos santana breaks the scoreless tie in the fifth. monster blast to the upper deck.
d. r. on top 1-0. , dominican lead in the eighth. francisco pena singles to right. and erick aybar scores from third for a 2-0 lead. closer francisco rodney shuts the door in the ninth. and rosario finishes the game. the dominican republic beat future toe ricoh 2-0. the only undefeated team in the world baseball classic. 6-0 record. the semifinals set at at&t park has puerto rico facing japan today at six and netherlands play the dominican republic monday also at six. the winners will play in the final tuesday at 5:00 p.m. all at at&t park. that's the way the ball bounces. i'm mike shumann. we will see you again ton at five. have a great day. >> if you are going to the world baseball classic tonight at at&t park, pretty cool. >> yeah. >> but not as cool as it could be. >> spring arrives wednesday and that's usually a breezy times. we have winds to monitor. and right know they are quite gusty offshore. live doppler 7hd showing our
radar sweep on top of mount st. helena. we will pick up a few rain drops perhaps tuesday afternoon. sunny out there san francisco. temperatures on the mild side in spots but with some gusty winds around the bay and higher clouds. subtle changes in store for today. 47 in the north bay. 350 hayward, 48 los gatos. another view you can see some of the low clouds and high clouds from mt. tam this morning. the high clouds will be passing by so we will see mostly sunny conditions. 52 san carlos. it's 50 san jose. we are looking at 44 in santa cruz. most areas will be above normal once again today. we will look for more sunshine. a northwest wind. the rain arriving for some in the later afternoon on tuesday. for most tuesday night right on through wednesday morning. so it's a couple of systems coming together in the pacific northwest. but first we still have high
pressure firmly in control. with it off the coast it is allowing for the northwesterly wind. but it will eventually fade to the east. as it does, we will see the increase in high cloud cover tomorrow. then by tuesday these two storms merge. with that that will bring us some rain. going into the day on monday, you will notice we increase the clouds. we will have some sunny periods, as well. but by later on in the day we will be looking at a little bit of that green. in fact, in the east bay and the north bay, perhaps part of your tuesday evening commute will be wet for some of you and then through the overnight hours we could see a little heavier rain up in the north bay. that's where we could see upwards of a half-inch. back home today dry and sunny with temperatures above average in san jose at 70. 69 cupertino. more upper 60s, a few low 70s but upper 50s to near 60 at the coast. breezy, 63 downtown. in the north bay you notice morph the low 70s. the 7 is 11 at sonoma, 69 by the water in vallejo.
near east bay in the mid-60s. a little breezy. today much the same with 66 san leandro. out over the hills maybe a degree or two cooler but overall about a spread of about 69 pleasanton. the accuweather forecast very nice. a little breezy at times. some high clouds. more clouds tomorrow and some rain on tuesday into wednesday. but when the ridge builds behind the next system, it builds strong and we will be even warmer. so it's kind of a little forecast with everything. >> yeah, everything. i know we need the rain but i'm going to love that sunshine. >> yeah. >> thank you, lisa. we are updating breaking news from oakland where police have been involved in a s.w.a.t. team with a shooting suspect. the shooting early this morning left one man dead and another wounded. in the past few moments people retained several people at the scene. this shows some of them being placed in police cars wearing
handcuffs. we are waiting for word from police to update us on just who these people are and whether anyone has been arrested. the shoot owing curd just before 1:30 this morning. the victims were able to drive themselves to the hospital. again, one of them died. the other is said to be in serious condition. switching gears now, coming up next, a st. patrick's day royal tradition. what the dutches of cambridge told an irish guards man about the gender of the royal baby due in just a few months
>> welcome back. here's the numbers from the super lotto plus. >> is the royal baby a boy or other girl? today the duchess of cambridge made a revelation to other soldier while attending a st. patrick's day ceremony to honor the irish guards. the guards man asked kate middleton if she knows it's a girl or boy. she replied not yet. she also said she would like to have a boy, and prince william would like a girl. the royal couple has not yet settled on any names for the baby who will be third in line to the british thrown. there was one awkward moment when indicate's peel got stuck in a metal great. she leaned on william while she
worked it free. man, if i had a dollar for every time that happened. >> many awkward moments. >> i know. she only has one awkward moment andive one every minute, it feels like. last clerk on the weather? >> yeah. high clouds, breezy at times. 70 san jose with numbers in the mid-60s by richmond. so tomorrow increasing clouds. the rain comes in midday. the late afternoon on tuesday into wednesday. maybe a half-inch in the north bay and then sunny and even warmer by the end of the upcoming work week. so a little rain come springtime on wednesday. >> it's fitting as the seasons change. >> right. >> thanks, lisa. thank you for joining us on the abc7 sunday morning news. we continue at 5:00 tonight. have a great day and enjoy your st. patrick's
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