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>> it's sunday, april 3rd. thanks for joining us. i'm chris nguyen in for carolyn tyler. we will track the weather with meteorologist lisa argen. >> good morning. >> here's the low clouds and fog. plenty of them creating issues in the north bay. but cloud cover offshore bumming into a ridge. we still have a strong on-shore push today. that will keep the coast, san francisco on the cool side. 49 in napa. 52 oakland. here's where you have the fog to the north. it's 53 fremont, a 5 in san jose and just two mile visibility in napa. three miles petaluma.
elsewhere not doing so bad but we will look for subtle changes today in terms of the low fog and clouds at the coast. with the breezy, on shore wind we are looking at 350's along the coast. once again 70s inland and get set for much, much warmer weather. chris. >> lisa, thank you. developing news out of san francisco. a mother and her young daughter are safe this morning but the search for them may have been connected to the investigation of a man well-known for being beaten by almeda county sheriffs deputy. abc7 news has the latest. >> reporter: police say 23-year-old dana rinta and her one-year-old daughter, scarlet, were found you unharmed. they were reported missing the same day that officers raided a home where they arrested stanislav petrov, who police say is her ex-boyfriend. you can see him handcuffed, led out of the house by the fbi and
put in the back of a police car. >> we know at some point in time they were, and there is conversation that we want to have with her. >> investigators want to talk to rinta about him. petrov is also the man seen in this surveillance video. he's suing the almeda county sheriff's office after deputies were seen beating him last november. he led the police on a chase in a stolen car and now's back in custody facing federal prosecution. >> that was a federal investigation that we partnered with. it involves the fact that mr. petrov is not supposed to be in possession of firearms. >> i spoke with rinta's mother on the phone. she told me she does not know petrov and he's not scarlett's father. the mother and daughter were last seen in the balboa park neighborhood on march 14th. police won't say where they were found. a source says petrov is also the suspect in a domestic violence case. the victim, his ex-girlfriend,
rinta. alyssa harrington, abc7 news. >> this afternoon, san leandro police are planning to provide more detrails about recent attacks by someone who has gone from shooting out windows to firing at people all with a bb gun. had last night detectives gave us these pictures showing a man holding a bb gun, as well as the car used in the crime. see someone firing a bb gun in this surveillance video captured in january. more than 120 cars have been damaged since december. that adds up to $60,000 in damage. in this video a window was shot out at an upholstery store on east 14th street. 6:03, the time. new details about a vandalism mystery in monterey. karen cummings provided this picture. it's the head from a statue. a girl found the head of the statue in breakwater cove
yesterday afternoon. vandals knocked the head off at the presidio of monterey in october. someone else defaced a statue in november. >> there was a fire at a home on lakeview drive. this morning two people are recovering from smoke inhalation that gutted a home in bay point just before 6:00 last night. contra costa county fire protection district provided this footage. it took crews about 40 minutes to put out the fire on lakeview drive. firefighters believe the fire caused about $300,000 in damage. there was suspicious activity before the fire started. >>. >> in solano county, a man is accused of attacking and robbing two women on a hiking trail. the sheriff's office has released a sketch of the man. the attack happened a week ago
friday afternoon in the cold canyon reserve. the women say he showed them a gun, attacked one of them and stole their money. they said the suspect spoke broken english with a heavy accent. a weekend skiing trip didn't happen for a group of san francisco, and you can see why. this facebook page photo shows their charter bus on fire yesterday morning. this happened along interstate 80. 40 students were evacuated from the bus. no one was hurt but some of their luggage was damaged. the students were put on a bus back to san francisco. at this point there's no word yet on what caused the fire. a group of teenagers from san francisco's bayview district are back home after a life-changing trip. it was all part of operation genesis, a program created by a san francisco police officer who also raised money for it. his mission is to enrich the lives of young people. lisa has the story. >> the first too greet to group of tired and weary travelers and
san francisco police chief greg suhr. this was a trip full of firsts. the first time many used a passport. first tame most left home, and the first time ever truly seeing the world outside of the bay view. san francisco police officer jason johnson started operation genesis to give these kids a chance to change and grow. >> i realized they didn't really know about their culture, where they came from and the struggles they took and why they have the opportunities they have. >> we were there as the teenagers left their neighborhood for the eight-day long trip. while in ghana they donated supplies to schools, played with kids and spent time in villages. poverty was hard to ignore. >> you can be grateful for everything because not everybody has it like us. >> some it don't have shoes or nice clothes and out here we have everything and we can't
even say hello to one another. >> a sense of gratitude and community are two things mike promises to build once he gets home because life in the bay view can be dark and lonely. >> i had to walk someone past him, and i could interact. usually they take offense to that but i want to bridge the gap between me and my neighbors. >> this 16 year old is starting with his own family and this african unity bowl. >> mike is the youngest of seven and has a brothner prison. he's sure his brother would have made different choices had he gone on this trip. now it's up to these twelve to show the bay view all that they have learned. lisa amin gulezian, abc7 news. >> in the east bay, today is the final day of the ninth annual clinton global university. last night the former president clinton praised this generation. >> this generation right here right now is the most poised of
any generation in your opinion you have seen to make real change? >> because they have to question more, and because they live in the most interdependent connected time in history, and because they are the most comfortable with our diversity and all of it's manifestations. >> abc7 news was at u.c. berkeley last night at talk show coast conan o'brien moderated the closing program of the clinton global initiative university. president clip ton and chelsea led students from around the world in community issues. the program wraps up today with a day of community service. air b&b is coming after people who list more than one home for rent in san francisco. a 2014 law in the city bans more than one listing on home sharing sites. air b&b said 20% of are their house listings are controlled by hosts who break the law and list more than one property. the san francisco chronicle reports besides pledging to
remove people who list more than one home for rent. >> what is old is new gap. the over stock.com pulled out 678 their naming rights for the coliseum. they were at the coliseum yesterday when the giants visited the a's for a final spring training tune-up. it's no longer known as the the o.o coliseum. for the time being you can call it the coliseum or by their original name. that name goes back to when the stadium first opened 50 years ago. lisa, you are track ago warmup on the way? >> that's right. today is about 4 degrees before average. cod clouds is an issue with the stronger on-shore push. 53 right now san francisco, fremont and 55 in san jose. we will talk about the subtle changes today. a dramatic warmup and showers to end the week, all coming up. >> thanks, lisa. also ahead, a freak coincidence
in a deadly southern california plane crash. this airplane landed on the same exact interstate more than a decade ago. plus -- >> then he put the gun to my waist and i didn't know what it was at first. >> terrifying moments for a young bart rider after a robber pulled a gun. this you may be too tired to walk back to your hotel. that's why we have public transportation. ♪
police are looking for an armed man who robbed a twelve-year-old boy inside a bart station. it happened friday night as the man was going home leaving the el~cerrito del norte station. his mother is demanding answers. we will have the story you will only see on abc7. >> i was in shock. >> this parent said she never expected to get a call from her son saying he had been robbed inside a bart station. >> scared, traumatized. >> her twelve-year-old son talks about the chilling armed robbery that happened at the el~cerrito del norte station on friday about 6:00 p.m. he was coming home from his cousin's house when a man came from behind and told him to keep walking. we agreed not to show his face. >> then he put a gun to my head. -- to my waist. i didn't know what it was, but i looked down and saw the gun. >> the man ordered him to keep moving down the station stairway. >> he told me to stop where there wasn't cameras.
so they couldn't see him. he reached in my pockets and felt my wallet. >> he said the suspenct then demanded his backpack. >> did you give him his backpack. >> no. >> what happened. >> i pushed him off. >> the suspect got away. >> where are the police? there's -- i know there's a police station at the bart station. >> bart police told us off-camera officers patrol station property, but are not always inside. police are investigating the the robbery and will review any security camera footage but at this point there are few leads. last year a gunman onboard a train shot a man. cameras may have been decoys and did not record the crime. meanwhile the suspect is at large. in the meantime this mom is glad her son was not hurt. >> we have to find another means of him traveling. >> his mom says so more bart trips for now.
>> now to the case of a missing man from san mateo. michael schafer has been found dead in san francisco. police did not tell us how he died. he had been reported missing on monday and his family was concerned that he didn't have his medication. this morning we know a san diego roller derby player died in a freak plane crash on a freeway. a single engine plane landed on its belly open interstate 15 north of san diego and skidded some 250 feet before slamming into the back of a nissan ultima yesterday morning. the person was sitting in the back of the car and was killed immediately. five people were hurt, including the pilot and his passenger. >> nerve-racking seeing the plane come over the top of me and hit the road and slide and hit car. >> the plane's original owner is former new york yankee's catcher
matt oaks who also played for the giants in the beginning of his career. he had the plane built from a kit. in a strange twist oaks made an emergency landing in the same plane on the same interstate 156 years ago. the plane will bestowed so the investigators can take a closer look what happened. alaska airlines could be close to buying out virgin america. the seattle-based company has bid $2 billion virgin. but jet blue could still outbit alaska and block the purchase. it flies to 23 airports in the united states and mexico. the deal is expected to face heavy scrutiny from regulators. governor brown will be in los angeles tomorrow to sign the landmark minimum wage deal. he said the plan to raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour proves california can help people get ahead. under the plan the wage
increases to $10.50 next year and then goes up each year. to the top in 2022. he said it raises the wage in a responsible way and provides flexibility as economic conditions change. abalone hunters are hitting the water this weekend for the opening of the season. mild weather and surf suggests good conditions for the shellfish. but abalone hunting is dangerous because of the physical demands of strong waves and the tank less drive. the season starts in june and ends in october. a contra costa town is now there is color in the hair and faces on the clothing all to raise money for underprivileged children in india. the event has been going on for more than 20 years. it continues today and is open to the public, but tickets are
sold out. hopefully some sunshine for those folks out there? >> yeah. yesterday we saw low 70s in parts of the peninsula and today a little cooler. the on-shore flow is going to allow for temperatures to drop a few degrees this afternoon. as we take a look at live doppler 7hk you see the cloud cover. we're have fog in the north bay. 6:51 is the official sunrise. 7:35 it sets. we will be looking for not only the westerly wind but they get a bit stronger and the fog is not going to manage to clear everywhere. with you as we widen the perspective we have a couple areas of high pressure that will be building into california, allowing for big changes, warming up well above springtime average to above summer averages for tuesday and wednesday. today a weak system to the north allows for a slightly cool early air mass to enter the region. good morning, oakland, 52 for you. 54 mountain view.
55 san jose with 49 in morgan hill. half moon bay with 60 yesterday. 50 right now. and temperatures will be hard-pressed to make it out of the 50s at the coast today due to those breezy on-shore winds. 49 santa rosa and napa. fairfield and concord with 50 in novato. fog down to about a mile and a half in napa. three to four miles in santa rosa, petaluma and novato. livermore at 52 degrees. checking out the view from mt. tam. you see looking pretty good out there. but the marine layer is intact. afternoon temperatures will feel spring like but the pattern is more of a summer pattern and then it's going to really feel like fall on tuesday through thursday with an offshore flow. no fog at all. and extreme warmth around the bay. are so really going to mix things up day-to-day. it's all due to the winds. we are going to end the week on a soggy note. so we are looking at still high waves, six to seven feet in some spots from the sonoma county
coast down through monterey. so that hasn't changed. but it will be cooler, gustier, cloudier at the coast. tomorrow a day of transition as the wind shifts to a northwesterly component. notice we will still warm up especially inland with upper 70s. but along the coast still 50s and 60s. that's monday. tuesday look what happens. 80s in the inland valleys. 83 concord, 7 of richmond and how about 77 in oakland? san francisco feeling pretty good. but by wednesday, yeah, we could see low 80s san francisco. even mid-80s oakland and some of these 80s in our east bay could be 90s. its hard to forecast that heat days in slaps. but looks like it's not going to break down too with quickly because on thursday it's still going to be warm. but it's friday w he get back to normal and some spring showers arrive right on through saturday. so that's certainly something to look forward to. high temperatures today around the bay. looking at low 70 ace. 68 redwood city, 356 san mateo.
the breezier winds. daly city to san francisco. 62 there. 68 in calistoga. 67 in hayward. and you head inland still low 70s cop cord, san ramon. the accuweather seven day forecast. we are featuring not only spring like temperatures today and tomorrow but the winds will dictate how warm we get come tuesday, gains and thursday it's offshore. no fog. 80s and 90s. that's note mistake. and cooler with some rain friday and saturday. >> you know some people love is that, though. with he need the rain. >> yeah. >> but people are really going to enjoy that. >> they will be sick of it by the hot weather by thursday, perhaps. >> probably. lisa, thank you. >> okay. >> coming up next, an unlikely world word by a student involving a unicycle and
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for major league baseball and eager fans across the country will head to their favorite ballparks. they will find some wacky, new choices on the menu. there's something in it for all of in this season. that's coming up. see you soon. about. >> 6:25 is our time. radar guns are being used on marin county trails to slow down bicycle riders. park rangers will be hiding out at random spot looking for speeding drivers that they consider dangerous to others. the speed limit is 15 miles an hour. opponents. the speed limit said it's easy to double that going downhill. rangers tested the idea at the mill valley sausalito trail over the last year and they issued 64 citations and warnings. [cheers and applause] about. >> cheers for a young man shattering a world record at fremont high school yesterday. 16-year-old owen farmer solved 117 rubik's cubes with a hitch.
he did it, as you can see, while pedaling a unicycle. farmer not only left the old record of 80 in the dust, he did it while raising money for charity. >> for my own personal satisfaction and help out the charity i'm fundraising for. >> what charity? >> it's called the not for sale campaign, which helps human trafficking victims. >> today farmer will try to break two more records. you probably have never heard of atop his unicycle in san francisco. s he will try to climb the most steps and the most steps within 30 seconds. thousands of jellyfish washed ashore a florida beach last week. you see the bluish purple jelly fish. they are nicknamed blue sailors. they are not known to sting but they often travel with man-of-war jellyfish. we have bodies that allow them to sail away from shore but stopping winds can catch them and carry them on to beaches. it happens about every three years. we have much more ahead on the abc7 news. all her books destroyed in a
>> good morning and thanks for quaking up us with. i'm chris nguyen. west starting with the first look at the forecast. here's meteorologist lisa argen. she's tracking the conditions where you live. hi, lisa. >> i hi, chris. you see mt. diablo floating in the fog this morning. a great shot for you. gray skies below for everyone. the marine layer with us throughout the morning hours.
49 morgan hill with 50 san francisco and half moon bay. fog from one mile to three miles from santa rosa, napa, petaluma and novato. no issues here in terms. flight delays. it's 50 in novato, 49 by the delta and breezy winds will get going throughout the afternoon that will cool off parts of the bay area today. here's mt. tam. looks nice from this are a vantage point. you notice 40s and 50s to start your morning. but still cool all day long at the coast with the clouds. and we will look for numbers still 60s and 70s today with a major warmup coming your way for the next several days. chris. thank you. turning to politics. both republicans and democrats are trying to secure undecided voters in wisconsin before that state's primary in wisconsin. wisconsin could play a huge role when it comes to both parties' nominations. abc news reporter devin dwyer
has more. >> the next president of the united states, donald j trump! >> after a rocky week on the campaign trail, donald trump calling in reinforcements. the gop's frontrunner's opening act in wisconsin this weekend, sarah palin. >> she's amazing. she has that energy and the big brainpower. >> trump quickly addressing recent numbers that show him struggling ahead of tuesday's primary, trailing ted cruz by double-digits. >> and i'm not doing well because nobody knows my message. >> cruz showing his confidence in wisconsin, leading to delegates in north dakota. >> it's entirely possible men and women gathered here will decide this entire primary, will decide this nomination. >> if trump loses tuesday, the chances of a contested convention getting much higher and something john kasich said favors him. >> the key for us is to accumulate delegates and to continue to build momentum going into the conventions. >> i believe we are going to do
just fine. >> tuesday's wisconsin primary also pivotal for the democrats. bernie sanders keeping on message, hitting frontrunner hillary clinton on environmental issues. >> i will phase out. secretary clinton when she was secretary of state actually pushed this technology. >> behind the scenes the campaigns going back and forth over a date for the next debate. and the campaign contributions from the oil and gas industry. at her event clinton also stayed focus on the issues. >> it helps american companies, a lot of them right here in wisconsin. but senator sanders doesn't like it because, you know what? it occasionally helps a big company. >> the latest poll for clinton and sanders in a dead heat. abc news, rothschild, wisconsin. >> with the critical wisconsin primary just two days away, presidential candidates john kasich and bernie sanders are discussing their campaign strategies and republican national committee chairman
takes on the latest in the race for the white house. you can catch "this week" with george stephanopoulos later this morning on abc7. and the president is making plans for life after the presidency. he held a dinner at the white house to discuss what he might do next. the obama presidential center, museum and chicago will be built in chicago's south side neighborhood >> passenger flights at the brussels airport are set to resume today. the airport has been closed since terrorists detonated bombs there material nearly two weeks ago. new security measures will be in place, including scanning people and luggage before they can enter the airport. 35 people died at the airport and a subway station on march 2 the 2. delta airlines announced they will suspend their service from atlanta to brussels until march of next year. flight out of jfk as soon as
the international terminal fully reopens. the airline also said they will reaccommodate anyone who has already booked their flights. >> and amazon founder jeff bszos said he successfully launched another rocket. some day blue origin hopes to use the rockets to carry passengers for face tourism with each rocket a lasting through one hundred launches. spacex is working on a similar project, but the falcon rocket goes farther and faster reaching orbit. the falcon 9 landed safely on the ground in december but they have yet to land a reusable rocket on an ocean platform. when fire destroyed a family's home a little girl lost her most prized possessions but thanks to one author who put out the call for help, a new chapter. abc news reporter cecilia vega has the story. >> the fire swept through the
home and all her books destroyed. >> we kept saying it's going to be okay. it's going to be okay. >> a few days later an author came to her school and asked her to draw with them and gave her their picture to keep. she loved it. then he tweeted asking for books. saying let's send her some, and help came. from authors, illustrators, librarians and so many more. box after box of books. a delivery of hope. >> for her to see, okay, we lost our house, we lost all these things but look it? what a nice thing, you know, that can happen. >> heidi is loving her new books. >> i read to my parents and they tuck me in sometimes. >> her favorite, "the kissing hand." >> whenever you feel lonely and need loving from home just press your hand to your cheek and think mom know loves you. >> and now she has a special message for all those fellow
readers who chipped in to help her turn a new page. >> i thank mr.-- and his friends. they are pretty great. >> cecilia vega, abc news, new york. >>. >> indonesia has threaten to ban leonardo dicaprio after he expressed concern or endangered wildlife and habitat on instagram. here's one of the posts that indonesia top immigration official commented on yesterday. dicaprio complained about the palm oil industry pushing orangutans and other species toward the brink of extinction. indonesia said if he keeps posting this, he can be black listed from the country. the celebrity magazine "hello" apologized to george clooney about fabricating an interview. in an interview where he
supposedly talked about his marriage, he said he did not give the interview and the quotes are not accurate. hello said they bought the interview in good faith from an agency and has since apologized to clooney and his wife. one of the bay area's most well-known voices is starting an afternoon gig tomorrow on ksfo. ronn owens dominated bay area radio for 40 years on kgo radio. he made the announcement of the switch on thursday morning. owens was inducted into the national radio hall of fame in chicago last year. they laid off many staffers at kgo. there will be unannounced programming changes at kgo this week. kgo radio is not affiliated with kgo tv. >> still ahead, after years of waiting. the oculus virtual rift reality headset is finally here. we will take a look at the industry and what you can get forasmuch as $500 or as little
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marked them for removal because they are in danger of falling down. makes behind an online campaign believes they are being moved just to make way for more development. 6:41, the time. lisa, you are tracking a pleasant day for us? >> yeah, it should be nice. in the sierra nevada it's in the upper 20s to near 30 right now. breezy winds in the forecast today, tomorrow and in the 60s. but maybe some precip by the end of the week. but you can see the snowpack certainly decreasing there. we will talk about our warmth head today the bay area coming up. >> thanks, lisa. also ahead, more trade rumblings. quarterback colin kaepernick being dealt it
>> breaking news out of the pennsylvania where two people have died in an amtrak train accident. there were 341 passengers and seven crewmembers on board. we've been told that the train hit a backhoe that was on the tracks t happened just before 5:00 pacific this morning: the impact derailed the lead engine of the train, which was traveling from new york to savannah. amtrak has suspended all service between philadelphia and new york city. stay with abc7 news with updates on the story and on twitter at abc7 news bay area. our time now is 6:44. >> in sports, tonight the warriors will try to snap back.
tipoff at 5:00 p.m.. the warriors need to go 5-1 in the final six games to set the new nba single season mark of 73 wins. >> north carolina is favored by two points in the sports books. they proceed to the national championship game tomorrow. we have the highlights in this morning's sports report. >> good morning. the last time villanova won the national title was in 1985 when it upset defending champ georgetown. now 31 years later, the wildcats are back in the finals. let's go to houston where oklahoma had a problem. villanova here with the full court pass to michael bridges for the dunk and foul. after leading by 15 at the half, the wildcats blew it open with the 15-0 run. jaylen brunson with the lay-up. villanova outscored the soupers by 30 the second half.
bridges with the big finish here. it was oh, no for oh, you as he was held down. 95-51, and oklahoma suffers the most lopsided loss in final four history. >> they dictated on both ends of the floor. they were great. we didn't respond to it. not happy about that, of course, got whipped in every day way. >> and the other semi-final, tenth seed syracuse was trying to upset one seed north carolina. the nice touch pass to kennedy mekks for the dunk. take another look. carolina led by 17 before the orange made it asking with the 10-0 run. maliky richardson cuts the lead to 7, but carolina said that's close enough. nice passing sets up justin jackson for the dunk. the tar heels win 83-66. they will play villanova monday night for the national title. the playoff-bound sharks were in nashville last night. a victory would tie the franchise record for most road
wins in a season. after two periods, the predators led 2-0. san jose cut the lead in half early in the third. tomas hertl scores with the rebound. midway in the period, hertl again, redirecting this burns shot, and that tied the game at 2. they would go to a shootout. logan couture shoots and scores. that meant nashville had to answer here. craig smith with the hesitation, but james reimer makes the stop. sharks win 3-2. their 27th road win ties the franchise record. espn is quoting sources which say the 49ers have a basic agreement in place to trade quarterback colin kaepernick to denver but a need to restructure his contract could be a stumbling block. he's due to make $12 million this season and has a salary cap of $16 million. so to get them the broncos have to restructure his contract. basically take a cut in pay.
if terms can be worked out the niners would likely receive a mid-round draft pick. and in soccer the quakes and dc united settle for a 1 - 1 tie that. that's sports for our sunday morning. i'm rick quan. see you again tonight at 5:00. >> a nice weekend ahead but you are tracking changes on wait for later in the work week? >> that's right. it will not feel like summer, more hike autumn. right now live doppler 7hd, cloud cover around the bay and that's more like a summerlike pattern. today we are looking at a lot of that to stay right along the shoreline. and with the breezy winds it's going to be a cool day here with just 50s for some of you. but to broaden the perspective. it's about a couple areas of high pressure that will build into the west coast, bringing warm weather, well above average, well above springtime mys. we are talking 80s and 90s by tuesday and wednesday. tonight it's the low clouds, the fog and the winds throughout the next several days.
from mt. diablo you see the marine layer. 55 san jose with just 50s san francisco, half moon bay. you were 60 yesterday. i think today it may be hard to get to 60 degrees at the coast. oakland is at 52. here's sfo. you see the cloud cover. a great start for you. upper 40s. fog anywhere from 1 to 3 miles from santa rosa and napa this morning. 50 novato and concord. livermore 52 degrees. it's been nice in the east bay valleys that. continues today. here's mt. tam. you will notice the cool down today. breezier, mid- and high-level clouds in the afternoon. cloudy in the morning, feels like spring to your monday to start the work week. the winds will be still out of the north-northwest and that will allow for the onshore flow. maybe some warmer numbers but it's really tuesday, wednesday and thursday. there's no fog at all. its an offshore flow. whether he see numbers flirting with 90 degrees in some spots. we've been talking about the dangerous surf here for the past couple of days.
this continues through 9:00 tonight. with the current wave heights five to six feet, it will be rather dicey here with the possibility of rip currents and sneaker waves from around point reyes all the way down to mont the ray bay n terms. statewide forecast we have an incoming front there and that's what is increasing the marine layer, bringing a slightly cooler air mass. rain for extreme northwestern california. 27 yosemite. so we will look for about fairly similar temperatures today but more cloud cover. 62 downtown. that's around average. oakland nice average at 70 today. 73 in walnut creek. and to go inland even warmer, 78 antioch. look for pittsburgh and oakley to be about the same. numbers will climb well above average with tuesday in san jose. low 80s, how about 9/11 90 on wednesday? still warm thursday. then notice the drop-off friday and saturday. that's because we have a couple areas of low pressure from putt
south that will be moving up the coast and heading inlapped. that will bring showers friday into saturday around the bay area. and even points south. 70 today for you in much. the east bay. and santa rosa and napa with 69 palo alto. 65 in san mateo. the accuweather seven-day forecast. with he see the wind shift tomorrow. it will feel a little breezy in spots. tuesday, wednesday, thursday, well above average with the heat, ask then we look for that big drop-off with welcome rain. >> good information, lisa. thank you. serious gamers have been waiting years for the virtual reality headset. jonathan bloom explains what in it means in the complex lapped v.r.. >> it was two years ago oculus v.r. took the game developers conference by storm. >> i've been waiting for it for like 20 years. >> how old are you? >> 20. >> he designed the first headset in his mom's garage. >> you feel like you are in a
virtual space like you left the real world entirely. >> he wasn't the kidding. >>. >> he sold it to facebook for 2 billion dollars. >> peter brown has just become the most popular guy in the office. >> people are knocking at my door to use it day in and day out and i'm busy testing games, of which there are many. >> he has the final version of the headset that's now shipping. >> the i was surprised how easy it is to set up. normally it has a complicated reputation. >> it comes with just about all the hardware you need to get started except one thing. the very large, very powerful computer. that you will need to buy separately. >> the oculus rift is powered by a high-end gaming computer, at least 1 thousand dollars. >> at the cheap end, google cardboard is $15 and works with your phone. and the samsung works with certain phones and uses oculus technology. >> even the lower end technology bike cardboarding v.r., they
sell the promise of virtual reality. >> sony has $400 one and plus the play station for. then the htc vibe for $800 that lets you walk around the ram. >> what do you think about this v.r.? >> it's cool. >> he said he's waiting for a new controller. as for his dad? >> i'm not much. a video game guy. a little older and pinball is my thing. >> oculus may serve a younger audience. it's founder is old enough to celebrate the launch now with a drink. jonathan bloom, abc7 news. >> up next, san francisco's golden gate park is redid to celebrate another birthday. we l. tell you will which park
here's of the numbers from last night's powerball drawing. >> nobody picked all six so wednesday night's jackpot goes up to $148 million. >> golden gate park is turning 146 tomorrow. it's one of the world's most iconic park destinations. the park is home to many city-wide events including outside lands, the a.i.d.s. walk and hardly strictly bluegrass. it's also a place of learning, the academy of science, and the young museum and museum of
flowers. it welcomes $13 million every year and to celebrate admission to the japanese tea garden will be free tomorrow where you can see the cherry blossom trees bloom. next at 6:00. >> cool, cloudy, breezy. 72 in fremont with mid-and upper 70s in our inlapped east bay. a few more clouds around. a stronger push today. the wind shift and getting set for a big warmup tuesday, wednesday, and thursday. 80s and 90s around the bay. no fog obviously. this he we are looking a the cooler concludes. rain showers late friday into saturday. may be raining on a few softball and baseball games saturday morning. >> thank you. and thanks for joining us on the abc7 morning news. i'm chris wisconsin along with lisa argen. the news continues with our abc7 news app. "good morning america" is next. abc7 news tips at 9:00 a.m. we will see you then.
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