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kgo tv broadcast center, this is abc 7 news. >> now at 6:00, a health scare in the heart of wine country where hepatitis was spread. and the warnings to watch for. and happening now. a showdown over shuttles. the teamsters are pushing and has them hitting the streets in san francisco this morning. fallout over ferguson. the commander in chief weighs in. the message he's sending after more violence and protests. >> good morning. it's friday 13th. so glad you're here. for that, we feel truly lucky. >> got to feel lucky about something. >> let's talk about feeling lucky because there's no fog this morning. how about that? at least not as much as yesterday. a little around petaluma. showing how dry it is. people breaking out umbrellas because of the sun. your 12-hour day planner, mild.
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48-54 this morning. 62-70 by noon. but look at the clouds. mostly-cloudy. but dry by 7:00. 60 to 70 degrees. we'll talk about the temperatures coming up in the forecast. >> thanks a lot. on the roads this friday 13th. >> not bad. as long as there's no black cats and ladders out there. >> we're looking at the golden gate bridge. traffic smoothly in san francisco, through the tunnel. no delays. they were down a toll booth for retro fitting. we'll see if that materializes this morning. we had an earlier stalled flatbed truck in the slow lane, 880. we're seeing slow traffic leaving the mcarthur maze there. doesn't look like there's any delays here. it's possible blocking the lane. we'll have an update on that. let's begin with developing
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news. napa county health officials are warning that visitors to top dining destinations in napa may have been exposed to hepatitis a. this after several confirmed cases. amy hollyfield is live in napa. >> reporter: five cases in five weeks, according to the health department. two of them at this hotel. we're being told that two of the patients work at the restaurants inside the westin verasa in napa. la toque restaurant and bank cafe and bar. no customers are known to have contracted hepatitis a. but people who visited here in february have to monitor their health for the next seven weeks. from february 9th through the 26th. the hotel says it is cooperating with the health department. and it is doing everything to safeguard its guests employees. hepatitis a can be transmitted by ingesting food or drink. here's the symptoms to look for.
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favor, joint pain, jaundice. all of these are associated with hepatitis a. the other three cases in napa are not associated with this hotel or any other public setting. health officials say they have not figured out the source the infection yet. but symptoms typically show up about four weeks after exposure. >> amy, thank you. 6:03. happening now, teamster union leaders are reaching out to drivers at another corporate shuttle company at bus stops across san francisco. here's a look at one of the organizing drives at sacramento and van nuys in san francisco. it's focusing on bower transportation. that ferries workers from straen to tech companies in silicon valley. this comes after drivers voted to unionize at two other shuttle companies. drivers have campaigned about not getting paid to being forced
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to take time off between their morning and evening split shift trips. san jose police and the chp have released a picture showing what happened when someone fired at two officers along a freeway. you see the bullet ripped through the roof of their patrol car. it happened after the officers stopped a driver last thursday. officers combed the northbound lanes of u.s. 101 near story road looking for evidence after the shooting. silicon valley crime stoppers is offering a $3,000 cash reward for tips leading to the arrest and conviction of the shooter. from sonoma county, two men are under arrest and the search far third smt is under way after a man was abducted at gunpoint in front of his wife and two kids. the trio took the man and forced him into a car in santa rosa tuesday night. investigators say they stuffed the man into the trunk and drove him almost 150 miles while holding him for ransom.
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in modesto the man managed to escape. a massive manhunt continues for the gunman or gunmen who shot two police officers in ferguson missouri. protesters were back on the streets again last night. bazi kanani has the latest, including reaction from president obama. >> reporter: determined protesters in ferguson, back on the streets. but calmer and clearing out earlier under increased police presence, after their demonstration the night before ended violently. [ gunshots ] >> oh, my god. >> got an officer down. officer down. shots fired at the station. >> reporter: chaos at the scene after midnight when gunfire struck two officers. one in the face. the other in the shoulder. both now recovering. >> we're lucky, by god's grace, we didn't lose two officers last
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night. >> reporter: but the shooter is still out there. police questioned three people from this home, after a s.w.a.t. team moved in. tearing apart the roof. but no arrests were made. as the manhunt continues, more calls for peace. >> calling for your love. >> reporter: prayers at a vigil for the two injured offersers. president obama on jimmy kimmel last night says the ferguson protests against systemic racism is understandable. but violence is not. >> what's happening in ferguson, was oppressive and objectionable and woreny of protest. >> the two officers are back home from the hospital. and for now, ferguson police are no longer in charge of security at the protests. the state patrol and county police are taking over. bazi kanani abc news washington. new this morning, one person has died and another is injured after a medical helicopter crash
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in oklahoma. the helicopter crashed last night about 130 miles east of oklahoma city. authorities say three eagle med employees with no patients onboard. one person was killed. a female passenger was taken to the hospital. and a third person was able to walk away from the crash. no word on what caused the helicopter to go down. also new this morning one of more than three dozen women accusing comedian bill cosby of sexual assault, is taking her fight to the nevada legislature today. the alleged victim whose name is being kept quiet, will be represented by glory allred. under nevada law, it is too late for cosby to be charged of what this woman accuses him. but she and allred are pushing the state to change the statue of limitations. this could benefit rape victims and save lives. new details emerging on the alleged spousal battery incident
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involving 49er bruce miller. documents say miller pushed his fiancee to the ground and destroyed her cell phone. police arrested miller just before midnight not far from the niners facility. but he's not been charged. miller is the 11th team member to be arrested since 2012. a prayer service will take place this afternoon at the san francisco park where two men were shot and killed earlier this week. 19-year-old don bell and 18-year-old kenyatta butler died after being shot at crocker park monday morning. they were in a vehicle. a roman catholic priest will organize prayer vigils, hoping to stop the violence. san jose's mayor is looking to have the city's libraries open six days a week. the mayor announced he would seek to restore funding to
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permit the 23 libraries to open six days a week, including school days and saturdays. it would take effect on july 1st. he will recommend the funding in his march budget message on sunday. the funds come from money health in reserve in the tax fund and from the city's general fund. i love libraries. you may not want to spend all of your time indoors this weekend. >> get the book and take it outside and read it. >> hart to stay inside. open the windows and warm the house and the sounds of spring. i don't have allergies like you do. he's going achoo. i used to have them. upper 40s in santa clara, cupertino and saratoga. los altos and milpitas, the warm spot. all of the way up to the bay shore, and san pablo.
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sebastopol 49. and danville 46 degrees. the afternoon hours, clouds and temperatures. same as yesterday. 69 in san francisco. and 75 in oakland. about 76 in san jose. inland, 72 to 78 in the east bay. on the coast it will be mild, 64-67. sfo, mostly-cloudy. the peninsula is. no delays right now. tomorrow, 80s away from the coast. and back in the mid-70s sunday and monday. a lot of cloud cover. but very dry. let's get sue here on this friday 13th. >> good morning, mike. we're going to hop around the bay area. a couple of incidents to tell you about. there's an earlier stalled flatbed truck at west grand on 880. that's been cleared. but roadwork has slow traffic as you make your way out of the bay towards oakland. a stall on
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the auto mall parkway, a solo spinout here. and in the pittsburg area another spinout at railroad avenue. 6:11 now. flying if not-so-friendly skies. the balt over breast-feeding that has one mother demanding an apology. and the racist allegations looking to take down another chapter. and a jump-start on the apple watch. but the product looking to give the tech giant a run for its money that may end up costing you. we have more weather, more traffic for you all morning. this is a live look at traffic on 101 in san rafael, with abc 7 news now. we'll keep weather and traffic up thr wow. sweet new subaru, huh mitch? yep. you're selling the mitchmobile!? man, we had a lot of good times in this baby. what's your dad want for it? ..like a hundred and fifty grand, two hundred if they want that tape deck. you're not going to tell your dad about the time
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covering daily city, dublin los gatos and all of the bay area, this is abc 7 news. >> good morning on this friday the 13th. 6:14. a live look outside from our east bay hills camera looking across the bay. don't see a lot of fog here. you will feel warm temperatures today. we'll talk to mike in a minute.
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a new twist this morning in the fraternity fallout. another chapter of sigma alpha epsalon is under fire. members were accused of chanting slurs at home. the protesters say they were cursed at and called apes as they walked by the fraternity house. the u.w. black student union plans to meet with the university president today to discuss taking action. this comes just days after the sae chapter at the university of oklahoma was shut down after the singing of a racist chant. a mother is demanding an apology from united airlines because of breast-feeding. a mother was breast-feeding her son while the plane taxied. a male flight attendant threw a blanket at her husband and said here, help her out.
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the woman documented the encounter. the airline insists they welcome breast-feeding mothers. this week's cover article on hillary clinton is raising eyebrows. social media is buzzing because the cover image appears to give the former first lady and secretary of state, a pair of horns. officials say any resemblance is coincidental. the issue has come up dozens of times for other magazine covers. "the fashion police" has kathy griffin following kelly osbourne out the door. she announced her departure. she had replaced joan rivers. griffin says her style doesn't mesh. and she criticized how fashion police critiques celebrity looks. i don't want to use my comedy to contribute to a culture of unprofessionalism and
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intolerance towards difference. 6:15. let's look how this friday the 13th is going. >> lucky for some. not so lucky for others. let's look at the toll plaza where the metering lights were turned on at 5:37 this morning. the commuter lanes are a great way to go. they're whizzing on by. no delays on the upper deck. this is 101 northbound at the 880 overcrossing. no delays. a couple of trouble spots. we had an earlier stalled flatbed truck at west grand. the truck is gone. but there's roadwork in the area now. that's causing the delay as you make your way toward oakland. southbound dumbarton bridge. a stalled truck in the slow lane. just a heads-up warning there. here's a look at the forecast for this friday. and a look at mike, too. >> turn away.
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it's hideous. turn away. let's watch the maps. they're more important. good morning, everybody. >> i called sue leyla. a little fog around petaluma. our reporting station is not working right now. but it was as low as a quarter of a mile. you can see it looks like twinkling lights on the bay bridge. but that's just the cars rolling through. makes for a beautiful picture. increasing clouds, above average temperatures today. be careful weekend warriors. not as warm or wet through the extended forecast, either. 280 at 17. it's becoming mostly cloudy with high clouds there. we have a lot of tree pollen in the air once again. we're 57 at half moon day to 64 at santa cruz.
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low to mid 70s in most neighborhoods. napa, 75. livermore, or antioch. they're the warm spot. blanket of clouds tonight, and traps a lot of the warmth today. very mild when you step outside tomorrow. ride the bike go for a jog take the dog for a walk. in my case, take the cat for a walk. a couple areas. you see the front to our west. but it's stays nair. we'll get blowoff from the clouds. thicker today. thinner tomorrow. and sunday we won't receive any lain. if you're heading up to it's even warm enough in the overnight hours. you're staying here in san francisco, going to st. patrick's day friday. 11:00, 66 will be in the low to mid-70s from 1:00 to 5:00.
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here's my forecast. check out the temperatures tomorrow. sunday's temperatures and cloud cover, a lot like today. here's sue again. tell us about the ski report. >> thanks mike. the snow on the side of your screen. there's no new snow for the ski report. heavenly up to 40 inches in some spots. no chains required at all today. if you're heading up this afternoon, squaw valley takes about 3:10 from highway 80 to the 89 cutoff. kirkwood, 53 inches. alpine meadows 43 inches. and a nice ride. and the closest to home sugar bowl, just about three hours. they are reporting the most snow with up to 72 inches in certain spots. and of course if we don't get any new, that will be dwindling
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it's 6:23. welcome back. let's check in with dan harris for what's coming up on "good morning america." >> coming up on "gma," a city on-edge. demonstrators returning to the streets of ferguson, missouri, overnight, just a day after the police officers got shot. there's a massive manhunt under way for the gunmen. and we'll be live on the ground in ferguson with the latest on the investigation and the latest on the condition of those two officers. coming up on "gma." >> we'll see you at 7:00. a labor dispute is threatening to derail a potential nfl stadium near los angeles. >> developers can't agree to get done what may be the new home for the rams. the design is planned to go in inglewood. but the labor dispute could make the project less appealing to the nfl and its owners, who
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ultimately decide on team moves. the delay could give the edge to the oakland raiders and the san diego chargers who teamed up for a rival stadium proposal in nearby carson. march madness begins next week. no year nobody will cash in on warren buffett's challenge to fill out a perfect bracket. this year, the free contest has landed in a courtroom. that's because a small sweepstakes company is suing one of the co-sponsors yahoo! if you haven't kept score, nobody made it past the first 32 games without a mistake. cupertino's apple says the new apple watch will be available in a little more than a month from now. but you can buy one now, if you want a fake. counterfeit apple watches on sale over the internet claim to be better than the real thing. the chinese website, part of the ali baba group, show several
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pages of apple watch look alikes. ali baba says they're working with partners to tackle the issue of fake sellers. the authentic watch can be preorderered on april 10th. a community united against a criminal next door. how authorities in fairfield are answering their call for protection against a sexual predator. and the price of love. how much you need to be prepared to fork over if you're planning to walk down the aisle this year. i'm matt keller live in san francisco. a rally for shuttle drivers. why the teamsters are out here. and what they want from some of the biggest tech companies here in the bay area. and the warmth is going to rally also. look at our average high in oakland. just an example here. 64. 10 to 15 degrees warmer today and tomorrow. a little cooling trend. see if rain's in the offing to
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the new philly cheesesteak and egg skillet. denny's. welcome to america's diner. live the kgo broadcast center. this is abc 7 news. good friday morning. it's 6:30. let's look at our cameras at san francisco. at the embarcadero. it is a pretty shot. and going to be a pretty day. thanks for joining us. >> pretty commute, though. we'll find out from sue coming up. and the forecast, mike is here with that. >> we'll talk about sunshine early. and then the clouds will get thicker. partly-cloudy in most areas right now. and a little bit of fog in petaluma, where we had visibility to a quarter-mile. you can see from up high, some of the high clouds already but the lack of low clouds is there. as far as your 12-hour day planner, starting off mild this
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morning, with temperatures running. you can see right there, in the upper 40s to low 50s in many areas. as we head throughout the day increasing clouds mid to upper 60s at the coast. throw to upper 70s around the bay and inland. that's not the warmest day of the forecast. >> wow. >> thank you mike. how about traffic? starting to back up? >> a couple of hot spots. friday 13th. we'll look alt the mcarthur maze as taillights bumper-to-bumper. that's headed to southbound 880 because there was a stalled big rig right in the midst of the maze. give yourself extra time if you're headed towards the oakland airport, extra delays on westbound 80 approaching the maze. >> thank you very much. 6:31 now. hopping now call showdown. teamsters are trying to organize the people who drive tech employees to and from silicon valley.
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>> reporter: this is one of the stops for bower transportation here at sacramento and van nuys. they are here in their jackets, handing out union information to the drivers. they want to organize the drivers in an effort to get higher wages benefits. the drivers work long hours, and split shifts and make between $30,000 and $40,000 a year. >> they deserve something better. everybody recognizes, that is a difficult way to try to survive on here. these workers work very hard. and they deserve more money. >> reporter: the teamsters have been successful unionizing two other shuttle company's drivers. this is late february at apple. 158 full and part-time drivers for compass temperatures
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contracted by tech companies. the next day, they voted to join the teamsters. a week later apple announced it would give its shuttle bus drivers an increase in pay. in addition the people that work split shifts will earn a higher hourly wage, as well. compass says that doesn't include them. drivers for loop temperatures did get a boost in benefits. they are contracted by facebook. votes to unionize bower transportation could take place as little as 30 days. as far as the rally here they expect to be out here through 9:00 this morning. >> thank you. happening today the man accused of shooting and killing an oakland mother trying to protect her children will appear in court. 19-year-old anthony sims faces murder charges. oakland police believe others took part in the crime. sims got hurt himself in monday
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afternoon's shooting along chestnut street. gunfire broke out as chyemil piece walked her children home from school. the bystander died while rushing her children to safety. >> chyemil, she is beautiful. beautiful person inside and out. always nice. loved her kids. very caring. always put her kids first. >> a memorial to pierce continues to grow outside her home. not in our neighborhood. that plea coming from people in fairfield who oppose plans to release a violent sexual predator into their community. 51-year-old fraisure smith believe a mental hospital residents urged liberty health care to find another home. the firm selected this home as smith's home. >> rights of these villains should not take precedence over
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the rights of our community our neighbors, our lives. >> while he is being supervised 24/7, the neighborhood will be a very safe location. >> smith will wear a gps ankle bracelet. if he goes where he shouldn't, an alert will go to liberty not to 911. residents wants a judge to stop the plan in a hearing later this month. san francisco police have released a sketch of a man who they say tried to lure a 10-year-old into his car. on march 6th, officers say the man drove up to the student. they say the man tried to coax the student into his vehicle four times. the child escaped to a nearby restaurant. the man is described as a 30-year-old to 40-year-old white man with slicked back black hair and facial stubble. he was seen driving a yaris or a honda hit-type vehicle. crime stoppers is offering a $3,000 award leading to the arrest of this escaped
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information. it's been a week since the accused child molester got away from a sheriff's deputy in san jose. he overpowered the deputy while at a doctor's appointment. union leaders at the refinery in martinez have reached a deal to end a strike that's gone on for six weeks. a new contract was reached yesterday, between the united steelworkers and shell. tesoro employees about 2,500 unionized workers in martinez. about 10% of all u.s. refinery capacity comes from martinez. economists believe reopening of the plant should drive gasoline prices down after they increased. 6:36 now. happening today. san jose's latest group of rookie police officers will graduate from the training academy. the mayor will speak today. san jose has 1,000 officers, down from a peak of 1,400 six years ago.
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budget cuts force police layoffs. and other officers left for better paying jobs. san jose will have more shortages as more veterans reach retirement age. general motors cutting back on coverage. why it's phasing out warranties and the replacement that gives you peace of mind behind the wheel. do you have hillary clinton's new e-mail order? >> i can't share it with you. but i don't think she'd want you to have it, frankly. >> president obama hits a humor high note. his take on mean tweets with jimmy kimmel. the bay bridge toll plaza, getting stacked up there. my name is tony sartorio. i'm a lineman for pg&e out of the concord service center. i have lived here pretty much my whole life. i have been married for twelve years. i have 3 kids. i love living here and i love working in my hometown. at pg&e we are always working to upgrade reliability to meet the demands of the customers. i'm there to do the safest job possible - not only for them, but everybody, myself included
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that lives in the community. i'm very proud to do the work that i do and say that i am a lineman for pg&e because it's my hometown. it's a rewarding feeling.
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6:40 on this friday the 13th. that means saturday the 14th, a festival in dublin. it starts tonight with the green and white gala at 6:00. it will be around 70 degrees. maybe 72. it's 9:30 to 5:00 on saturday. and 8:30 to 5:00 on sunday. 50 and 76. we have a wind advisory across so-cal until this afternoon. temperatures pushing 90 in l.a. and palm springs. upper 70s to low 80s. 69 in monterey. up in tahoe they're not making snow. that's how warm it is.
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>> thanks, mike. we're going to the mcarthur maze. the emeryville side of things. westbound 80 is so slow. it's not funneling into the bay bridge. it's very slow on southbound 880 because of caltrans road work. they just now picked up the cones. they were supposed to be out there until 7:00. it's stacked up past west grand. we were hoping for friday night, now got things jammed up as you make your way towards the bay bridge. here's the map here. and things pick up through oakland. >> thank you. coming up, a health scare in the wine country. the new medical alert for guests at a ritzy napa hotel. and "frozen 2," making this a happy friday for kids everywhere. stay with abc 7 news now. traffic and weather together during the commercial break. a good bit of
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napa with the story. amy? >> reporter: five cases in five weeks here in napa. we're at the westin verasa hotel in napa. two confirmed cases exist. the two cases involve employees of the restaurant. la toque restaurant and bank cafe and bar located inside the hotel. there's no known cases among customers. just the two employees. if you visited here in february from the 9th to the 26th, you may have been exposed to hepatitis a. the hotel says it's taking all measures to ensure the safety of its guests. and it's working closely with the health department. here's a look at the symptoms of hepatitis a. they include fatigue, nausea, fever, point pain. jaundice. hepatitis a is typically transmitted through person-to-person contact. the three other cases in napa
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have nothing to do with the hotel or any other public sets. at this point health officials say they haven't figured out the source of the infection. reporting live in napa, amy hollyfield, abc 7 news. >> thank you. general motors is making cuts that will impact customers. and disney can't let it go. "frozen 2" is coming. jay king is live at the nasdaq in this morning's money report. >> no singing. i have a 5-year-old daughter. i hear this and we have olaf all over our house. the markets are mixed here. the dow is done about 70 points. the nasdaq, only one positive today. up about 40. s&p 500 is trading five points lower at the moment. general motors is cutting back on warranties. instead of the 5 year or 100,000-mile coverage on a chevy
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or gmc vehicle, the company offers 5 years or 60000 miles. the program will be cut from four visits a year to two. american wedding costs have soared 16% in the last four years. the average cost of a wedding in the u.s. is just over $31,000. that's according to the wedding website the knot. in san francisco, a little more than that. $39,000. the biggest expense is the venue. average there is $14,000. disney, officially announced plans for "frozen 2." the same directors will be involved in the sequel. this, of course is not a surprise considering it's only the highest grossing animated film ever. generating $1.3 billion at the box office. and became and still is a merchandising juggernaut. there's no release date though. live from the nasdaq market site. >> your daughter will tell you, as soon as she hears it.
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>> we'll be there i'm sure. 6:47 now. president obama helped jimmy kimmel make millions of americans laugh by being a good sport about people saying really bad things about him. >> the comic in chief discussed some of the perks of his job with the late-night funny man. he doesn't text. and the biggest laugh when the president became the latest celebrity to star in kimmel's mean tweets segment. >> is there any way we can fly obama to some golf course halfway around the world and just leave him there? well r.w. surfer girl, i think that's a great idea. >> mr. obama's appearance on kimmel came while he raised money for the democratic national committee in l.a. you can always watch kimmel weeknights at 11:35 after abc 7 news at 11:00. we'll be okay if you want to fly us around the world and leave us on a beach. >> on a beach? that's not the same as the one-hole golf course they have
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on the dnc in korea, surrounded by mine fields. that's where you don't want to be left at. >> that makes sand trap look nice. >> it does. how about a look at the forecast? >> it's going to look nice too. if you like clouds, we have them. sunshine, early this morning is your best bet. nothing from the high-level clouds. that will be joined by mid-level clouds. live doppler, showing the umbrella needed for protection from the sunshine this weekend. look at our winds. only sfo and hayward. here's a beautiful picture. you can see the colorful sunrise that's going to unfold this morning. we'll have increasing clouds but they will keep temperatures above yesterday. hope you like yesterday. not as warm through the extended. but no real rain, either. as far as our air quality, we're going to have tree pollen.
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juniper, oak pine, cedar everything else on the low side. you don't see much in the way of low temperatures. temperatures well above average. the boardwalk 74 degrees. san francisco, 69. everyone else around the bay and north bay, low to mid-70s. 77 in morgan hill. one of the warm spots with fairfield. antioch and fairfield. that light jacket as you head out for a stroll if it's walking a dog or getting coffee. low to mid 50s. area of high pressure. being overrun by the high clouds as the storm systems are continuing to stay well to our west. the clouds or the lack thereof will make tomorrow a little bit warmer than today. if you're going to be watching the parade or attending it low to mid-60s. 80s away from the coast tomorrow. we'll have records. and get use to the mid 70s.
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good morning. happy friday the 13th to everyone. here's what's going on at mcarthur maze and the san mateo bridge. bumper-to-bumper westbound gawkers are looking at the roadwork in the eastbound direction. very slow from hayward towards foster city. now, looking at the mcarthur maze. this is starting to ease up. roadwork on the southbound side of things. that's been picked up. caltrans got out there. that's easing the congestion as you make your way to the troll plaza. we have slow traffic. here's a look at the map. let's talk about the st. patty's day parade. just a suggestion. we have our waze app. a brand-new feature, a new addition that you can get around the parade routes. any delays, street closures. here's a look at the route for
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you off of market street ending up at the civic center plaza. it starts at 10:00. and the abc 7 waze app will get you around the delays or get you there. it's not just for the st. patty's day parade. this is for any main event. it's a great addition. >> thanks for the info. >> maybe we see new kids on the block. and abc 7 is a proud sponsor of this year's san francisco st. patrick's day parade. michael finny will host the frad live beginning tomorrow at noon. you can catch it on the go with our free app. seven things to know before you go. first, abc 7 news now. we'll keep weather and traffic up for the commercial break. you see the
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mt. hood was left off the list. so was the oregon coast, the columbia river gorge and the painted hills. smith rock and the wallowas are all missing. whoever named the seven wonders never set foot in oregon because even crater lake was left off their list. so we see your wonders world and raise you seven of our own. the seven wonders of oregon. see one, or better yet see them all.
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6:54. if you're just joining us or heading out the door, seven things to know. teamster union leaders are urging drivers at bowers transportation to unionize. the drivers ferry tech workers between san francisco and silicon valley. this comes after drivers decided to join the teamsters at two other shuttle companies. drivers have complained about unpaid breaks between morning and evening shifts. napa county health officials are looking at two hepatitis a cases. anyone who ate at la toque or
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bank cafe may have been exposed. the hotel is sending notices out to guests. the three other cases are not connected to the westin. recovery teams say they're waiting for fog to clear to find the bodies of nine service members. 11 soldiers and marines died when the black hawk slammed into the water during a training exercise. voters are calling for calm in ferguson missouri. the officers have been released from the hospital. and authorities are searching for the gunman or gunmen. number five this nasa rocket has blasted off from cape canaveral with a special spacecraft on board. scientists are hoping to learn how magnetic fields connect, break apart and reconnect. number six, a mild start in your neighborhood. and your local b.a.r.t. station. everyone around 50 to 55
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degrees. you can see we're off to a color start from the tower. a little haze and fog up in the north bay valley. going to be mostly cloudy by the afternoon hours. low to upper 70s elsewhere. your friday morning commute, not so light on this friday 13th. metering lights on at the bay bridge since 5:37 this morning. and stacked up there towards the mcarthur maze. there's a look at 80 heading into the maze. things have seized up there. a big road and roadwork that was late picking up on southbound 880. it's a bit jammed up there. but not too terrible. >> a bad look at some. that's what we got. for the rest of us an okay friday. abc 7 news continues online, on twitter, facebook and your mobile devices. >> thank you for the reminder. >> what i'm here for. we'll be back in about 25 minutes, with news weather and traffic, during "good morning america."
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