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the track repair going on. it's happening between union city and south hayward due to a derailed maintenance vehicle that happened about 3:20 this morning. they're having to single track through those stations. union city and hayward. give yourself plenty of extra time. ac transit buses have offered help. they've got extra lines to get you between the two stations. otherwise, the rest of the system, b.a.r.t. is running on time with 48 trains out there. >> mike? we'll look at live doppler 7. thankfully not foggy, as you can see from the san rafael camera. my accuweather 12-hour planner, it's much milder. 46 to 51. it's going to lead to a great lunch. grab the sunglasses and enjoy temperatures 65 to 67. above average temperatures at 4:00. 62 to 59. those high clouds insulate us and bring a comfortable evening about 55 to 60 degrees. record highs on the way. my accuweather seven-day
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forecast. breaking news from the abc 7 news live desk. >> we want to get back to the major b.a.r.t. delay. people can expect the commute to take a little longer. abc 7 news reporter amy hollyfield is live at the south hayward b.a.r.t. station where maintenance vehicle derailed overnight. amy? >> reporter: jessica, there is a lot of activity out here on the track. they are very busy trying to get this fixed. look behind me at the trouble spot. this is where the maintenance truck derailed and did some damage to the third rail. we are in between -- we're on the warm springs line and in between union city and south hayward. look at this video we just shot of workers headed out to the track with what looks like their replacement parts. this looks like it's going to be pretty cut and dry. not like they're having to order parts. it looks like they've got what they need. they're headed out there to get the job done. i did ask one worker how long do
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you think it will take. he said probably about an hour. if this is your commute area, you need to go ahead and plan extra time into your commute this morning. they are single tracking through here. we've seen some trains go by. they're going by slowly. there are delays. no official word of when this is going to be repaired and both tracks will be up and running. but it looks like it's going to be at least another hour. that's the estimate we're hearing. so, again, prepare for some extra time in your commute if you use this area. we are between union city and south hayward. they are single tracking through this area. reporting live in hayward, amy hollyfield, abc 7 news. amy, thank you for the update. first the cover of vanity fair, now james franco is getting erased from a school. >> they're painting over a mural he painted. he faces a number of accusations from women who say he behaved inappropriately.
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matt keller live at palo alto high school. matt? >> reporter: good morning, reggie and natasha. conflicted feelings here on campus. james franco is obviously a big star. but he's come back to palo alto high school since he graduated in 1996. now the sexual misconduct claims have come out against him. what's a school to do? this school pabted over his mural. the movie star painted one on the school's student center in 2014. according to the school newspaper, the voice, kim deoreo decided to have workers paint over it because it's the most visible. the future of his paintings inside the media arts center will be left up to that community. he's come back several times to speak and taught a film class here in 2015. franco has publicly said the claims are not accurate. reporting live in palo alto, matt keller, abc 7 at the live desk.
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i'm tracking a muddy, watery mess in palo alto. abc 7 news was on kipling street near loma verde avenue. no word on damage. firefighters were able to help out objen scene. the crews are on the way to fix it and the water has been shut off. i.c.e. will not arrest undocumented immigrants at courthouses unless they're wanted for crimes or pose a threat to public safety. >> this promise was made yesterday. i.c.e. agents need approval from a supervisor before making an arrest. i.c.e. is responding to critics who say agents unfairly target undocumented immigrants in family court or small claims court. courthouse immigration sweeps discourage undocumented people from working with the court. many fear their immigration status will be used against them. a large housing project at
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the naval shipyard in san fancisco. they admit the contractor hired to remove radioactive waste falsified soil samples. we told you about this fraud on monday. tetra tech said the soil was safe. there's still remnants of an old research lab for nuclear warfare. they wanted to build 12,000 housing units at the shipyard. people say this confirms suspicions they've had for years. >> we need this mess cleaned up and i mean today, not tomorrow. >> i think the hope is that we will all be dead before they can sell their next $1.2 million condo. that's a problem. >> redevelopment plans have been put on hold for the next year. san francisco interim mayor is done with politics when his successor takes over in june. he told the chronicle this is it for his political career. he was chose tone lead the city until a new mayor is elected in june. farrell feels free from political infighting. he's focused on the city's most
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important issues. homelessness, dirt i have streets and public safety. animal owners reuniting with the people who saved their four-legged family members during of the fires. at the live desk, nicole eggert stepping up her fight with actor scott baio saying she's ready to file charges against the actor. check out the temperatures this afternoon. compared to average, we're starting off february anywhere from 9 to 13 degrees above average with upper 60s to low 70s. even warmer weather coming for the weekend. mike, a live look at the bay bridge toll plaza this morning. the metering lights certainly on. we'l
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testing digital screens above the fare gates. this is the start of a pilot program. if you use the civic center station, you may have seen them. you see them at the top of the screen there. b.a.r.t. passengers hope that if they change trains, they hope they make the decision before they pay the fare. if it turns out to be useful, b.a.r.t. will expand to other stations. sue, i think that would be good to know if you need to run downstairs to take the train or
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a leisurely walk. sure. we are experiencing b.a.r.t. delays. this is a live shot in hayward. we have big delays between union city and south hayward due to a disabled vehicle that derailed on the track overnight. those are crews trying to desperately get this fixed. they're single tracking between union city and south hayward. that's causing the delays. all other b.a.r.t. systems are running on time. all other lines are running on time. currently, there are 50 trains in service. ac transit is providing extra bus service between union city and south hayward. that should help a little bit. we'll check back in a couple of minutes. first, here's mike with a look at the forecast. >> thanks, very much sue. 45 at menlo park. the usual cool spot. upper 40s in foster city, redwood city and half moon bay. low 50s in belmont, daly city. pacifica.
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58 degrees. oakland, 49. same temperature in san jose. about 44 in san ramon. one of the cool temperatures along wp santa rosa at 42 degrees. mt. tam, looks inviting outside, doesn't it? a warmer breeze at the beaches. temperatures in the mid to upper 60s for you. exercising, dry and warm not only this morning but this afternoon. out and about, grab the sunglasses. the high clouds will be thin enough at times that you want to have them. we'll give you a sneak peek at the weekend warmth. if you have to work this weekend and you want warm weather, i'll have the seven-day forecast for next week, which is about as warm. thank you, mike. richmond bridge toll takers had to evacuate earlier this week because of a fire. went through without paying. >> a major health alert for breast cancer patients about chemo and radiation. here's a live look outside as we head to the day after chemo might mean a tripack to the doctor's office, just for a shot. but why go back there, when you can stay home,
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with neulasta onpro? strong chemo can put you at risk of serious infection, which could lead to hospitalizations. in a key study, neulasta reduced the risk of infection from 17% to 1%, a 94% decrease. applied the day of chemo, neulasta onpro is designed to deliver neulasta the next day, neulasta is for certain cancer patients receiving strong chemotherapy. do not take neulasta if you're allergic to neulasta or neupogen (filgrastim). ruptured spleen, sometimes fatal as well as serious lung problems, allergic reactions, kidney injuries, and callary leak syndrome have occurred. report aominal or shoulder tip pain, trouble breathing or allergic reactions to your doctor right away. in patients with sickle cell disorders, serious, sometimes fatal crises can occur. the most common side effect is bone and muscle ache. so why go back there? if you'd rather be home, ask your doctor about neulasta onpro.
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new developments at the live desk on the sexual assault allegations against charles in charge star scott baio. his former co-star nicole eggert returned to los angeles to file a police report against him. her comment came after baio appeared on gma to defend himself yesterday. he said if she thought what happened was assault, she should go to the authorities.
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overnight, baio released a statement to abc news saying he's pleased eggert took his advice. and more on this story on "good morning america" at 7:00 this morning. you can tune in to hear what eggert said to reporters before catching her flight to los angeles to make that report. jessica, thank you. 6:15 now. new at 6:00, an important warning for women with breast cancer. therapies like chemo and radiation can be toxic to the heart and cause heart fail ir sometimes years down the line. this warning is coming from the american heart association. they should take steps to minimize risk like developing more targeting raildiation. you can read the message in the journal of circulation. check out this close call in boone county, illinois. the deputy pushes others out of the way after a car comes close to hitting them on the side of the road. they posted this video on
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facebook reminding drivers of the move-over law. basically, drivers have to move over for all vehicles displaying flashing emergency lights. 6:16. sue, you've been tracking this issue all morning long. where are the b.a.r.t. delays standing. >> this overnight maintenance vehicle derailed at 3:20 this morning. between the fremont and warm springs line, they're single tracking in the south hayward and union city stations to get around this. crews are trying to repair it. we have some new information for you that looks like the estimated time for all this to be cleared up now. b.a.r.t. is tweeting 8:00 a.m. that's going to gum up the rest of your commute on b.a.r.t. this is a small section of the system. it's only between those two stations. south hayward and union city. not quite the very southern. pretty far south on the line. the rest of the lines, the richmond and the pittsburg bay point, dublin, pleasanton, sfo, they're all running on time with 52 trains in the system now and the ac transit buses are helping
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out between south hayward and union city. again, 8:00 a.m., estimated time for this to be repaired and back in action. mike? >> sue, let's talk about the weather. a gorgeous day about to unfold from mt. tamalpais. looks like a colorful sunrise. please post-it. the high clouds and the highs will remain. the fog formation will be limited. we'll keep that winter chill and rain out of the forecast for possibly the first two weeks of this month. what we will have are high clouds. the storms passing us to the north are dragging up the warmer air from the south. it happens to have enough moisture to have the high clouds. temperatures today, mid to upper 60s around the bay and out to the coast. low 70s inland to 74 in ukiah, the warm spot. let's talk about san francisco and break it down. 12-hour planner. 50 at 7:00. 61 at noon. 4:0060. at 7:00, we'll be at 55 with
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clouds fading away. look at the highs across from 63 in the marina to bay shore and downtown at 67 degrees. let's head down to the south bay where your 12-hour planner. 66 at noon, 69 at 4:00 and 62 at 7:00 with the clouds lingering a little bit longer. in between noon and 4:00, we'll hit 68 in milpitas to 71 in san jose and gilroy for the warm spots. tonight, limited fog again. mid to upper 40s. how about 50 to 53 from san mateo to san francisco. more of the same to even warmer temperatures. it's going to be a great weekend to be outside. hope you enjoy it. all right. looks like we are red for the tahoe ski report. we're looking at snow, not fresh snow but they're experiencing new snow from last time that we talked. here we go. squaw alpine right now, base up to 60 inches up top. it's a nice ride. no chains. if you're headed up this
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weekend, it's going to be rather warm according to mike. no chain requirements. it should be a straight shot. noo noort star, a three hour drive. sugar bowl, straight shot on 83. base up to 56 inches. sierra at tahoe, 83 inches with a three-hour drive. 88, all the roads are wide open and expect to be for the remainder of the weekend much that is your toyota tahoe report for this thursday. richmond's mayor is not holding back. he's unhappy with how people were told about a big fire in his city this week. there's a dispute over the warning system that tells residents to shelter in place. richmond fire captain said it's his department's responsibility to notify the county when there's an alert and the contra county sheriff's office said it worked as designed. but the richmond city mayor is voicing frustration. he said it took an hour to get the first alert out.
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>> the whole warning system is an absolute total joke. it's been around now for about 25 years. it's never worked. >> the fire started just after 5:00 p.m. on tuesday. a statement from the sheriff's office said it received alert information from richmond's fire department at 5:55 p.m. on a separate note, toll workers had to leave because the air quality was unsafe because of that fire. you can see the time lapse showing all the smoke in the air. we're learning that anyone who crossed the richmond-san rafael bridge toll plaza during that time will have the toll charges reversed. if you haven't finished yush taxes yet -- if you haven't started your taxes yet, there's free help to get them down. why marijuana convictions are about to disappear from the criminal records of thousands of people. right now, here's ginger zee with a look at what's ahead at 7:00 a.m. on "good morning america." coming up, the white house battles with the fbi over the
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russia investigation. white house communications director now in the spotlight. our team joins us to discuss this morning only on gma.
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>> announcer: now a commuter alert. >> all right. we're taking you to a live shot of sky 7 over the b.a.r.t. track. you can see those sparks just flying as they're trying to repair that track. what happened was at 3:20 this morning, a track maintenance vehicle derailed and damaged the track and so they've been needing to single track through this. this is on the warm springs fremont line. it's just between the two stations of south hayward and union city. so that's where they're single tracking. ac transit buses are there to help with getting you through that area. b.a.r.t. has now said 8:00 a.m. before this portion of the track will be reopened. residual delays right now, right now major delays, which means over 20 minutes. the rest of the system, though, is running on time. he will volunteers who hauled large animals away from danger during the north bay fires reunited last night and
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many of the animal owners came to say thank you. if they lost their home, they would rebuild, but if they lost their animals, they wouldn't be able to cope. this is something the volunteers understood completely which is why they risked their own lives going house to house to get the animals out of harm's way durin >> we were on vacation out of country when the fire started and we couldn't get back in for four days. people we didn't know came and rescued our animals. >> these months later, dozens of volunteers came together in petaluma to meet the people whose animals they saved. the group has also formed a nonprofit now. they hope that they'll be better organized for the next wildfire. happening today, a free tax help will be available for those who need it. for the 16th year, low to moderate income residents can have taxes prepared for free through the earn it, keep it, save it program.
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there are more than 200 centers throughout the bay area offering this assistance. you have to make less than $54,000 a year to qualify. this is for individuals or famili families. if you want more information on this, go to our website, hasbro says it will release a special edition of its popular monopoly game that encourages cheating. >> hmm. this cheaters edition will include 15 cards that actually tell you to sneak some extra cash from the bank, demolish another player's hotel and escape from jail. but you can't get caught. if players get caught cheating, you can still be sent to jail and you'll also have to wear a new game piece, handcuffs that leave you chained to the game board. >> you try to handcuff me to that board, we'll see what happens. catch me outside. how about that? next at 6:30, the controversial gop memo the white house is reviewing different from the one voted on by lawmakers? one california congressman thinks so. the fundraising battle
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>> we've been watching this all morning. it's 6:30 and it's still an issue, sue. >> they just reported five to ten-minute delays on the warm springs line. that's a definite improvement from a major delay. you can see crews working on the tracks. a maintenance vehicle right there, you can see it, it derailed and damaged the track at about 3:20 this morning. so they have been single tracking. they're trying to get the vehicle off the track now and get that out of there to resume normal service. much better. five to ten-minute delays between union city and south hayward. single t area and also extra ac transit buses to help you get through. we'll be back in a couple of minutes to update this. it looks like it's coming along nicely. mike? >> i've got good news for commuters sue. look at the lack of fog on doppler 7. it is definitely warmer with 48 to 52 at 7:00. the accuweather 12-hour planner, great afternoon to be outside. it starts at lunch with 65 to 67
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degrees. 69 to 65 at 4:00. high clouds, sunshine but the clouds will be thin enough that you want to grab the glasses. they'll also be around at 7:00 keeping us mild, 57 to 60. we do want to go back to the major b.a.r.t. delay that we've been following. crews working to get a maintenance vehicle off the tracks. amy hollyfield is live at the scene at the south hayward b.a.r.t. station. amy? >> reporter: jessica, b.a.r.t. is saying they think they'll be finished with the repairs at 8:00 this morning. they have a ways to go. they're throwing a lot of resources at it. look down there on the track where they are working. we have seen a big piece of heavy equipment go down there to help them. we've seen several employees. i also want to show you video that we shot of what looks like the key replacement pieces that they were taking out there. because they've got to replace the third rail. that is what was damaged when this maintenance truck derailed this morning.
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it was out there doing its own work when it derailed and caused even more problems. lots of workers out there and they're working on replacing that right now. they think it's going to be 8:00 when they're done. we are in between union city and south hayward. they are single-tracking between those stations right now. you want to plan for delays. we have seen trains go through here. so they are going. but they're going slowly through here. that's probably adding to the doo he lay, and then, of course the single tracking. keep that in mind as you plan your commute. 8:00 a.m. this should be wrapped up and hopefully things normalize by then. reporting live in hayward, amy hollyfield, abc 7 news. . [ no audio [. >> push alerts through your news app. download the app for free and enable push alerts to make sure you get breaking news when it happens where you live. >> jessica, thank you. morgan hill police are trying to determine if there are more victims of a soccer coach
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charged with sexual assault. gonzalez is accused of attacking a minor he met through coaching. officials do not believe this case involves any students there. police arrested gonzalez yesterday at his home in morgan hill. he worked at schools in morgan hill and gilroy. the alleged incident did not happen on school grounds. the fundraising battle between two of the candidates in the san francisco mayor's race is heating up. according to the examiner, london breed raised more than $300,000 since announcing her candidacy last month. she's almost on par with former senator mark leno. he received more than $400,000 in contributions last year. they removed interim mayor breed and replaced her with mark farrell. it was labeled racist and sexist. a special election will be take place june 5th. 6:33 now. a showdown between president
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trump, the house intelligence committee and tfbi over a memo. the hand picked fbi director is expressing concerns over its accuracy. here's reporter serena marshall. >> as the white house decides if they will release controversial gop secret memo, overnight the leading democrat on the house intelligence committee tweeted there were material changes to the memo. currently being reviewed by the white house's legal counsel. the chairman and architect of the memo, congressman nunez's spokesman dismissed them as minor edits. the president's hand picked fbi director publicly challenged the white house over the controversial four-page memo which purports to show an abuse of authority. saying the bureau was only given a limited chance to review the memo and "we have grave concerns about material omissions of fact that fundamentally impact the memo's accuracy." the fbi's public warning came
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only after director rey and deputy attorney general rod rosenstein met privately with chief of staff john kelley at the white house on monday. after the safety the yooup, the president was overheard telling a fellow republican 100% about releasing the memo. yesterday he kept his decision to himself. serena marshall, abc news, washington. san francisco's district attorney will toss out or reduce thousands of criminal convictions for marijuana going back decades. d.a. george gascon says more than 5,000 will be reversed and the records expunged. his office will take another look at nearly 5,000 felony convictions. the move is allowed under the ballot measure that legalized the use of recreational cannabis. gascon says many of the convictions no longer make sense. >> i believe that long ago we lost our ability to distinguish the dangerous from the nuisance. it has broken our pocketbooks, the fabric of many of our
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communities and we have not been any safer for it. >> people who have been convicted of violent felonies will not be eligible. happening today, possible help for marijuana merchants. san francisco supervisor's committee will hold a meeting considering a public municipal bank in the city. right now, cannabis businesses are operating on a cash-only basis because of federal laws against the drug. banks are reluctant to take their money out of fear of legal trouble. the meeting begins at 10:30 a.m. at the city hall board chamber. the winter second snow pack survey will occur today. last month, they found virtually no snow in the sierra nevada mountains. it was 3% of normal. after recent storms, electronic sensors show snow levels currently about one-third of normal. today's snow pack survey happens at 11:00 a.m. we go back to the b.a.r.t. delay. it's improved somewhat.
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15 to 20-minute delays. it's due to a derailed maintenance vehicle on track and damaged the track. crews are out there single tracking. they say the estimated time of reopening is 8:00 a.m. b.a.r.t. is tweeting to head to the bay fair station to avoid the delay. here's a live look from sky 7 of the crews trying to get the maintenance vehicle out of there and repair the track. again, extra ac transit buses are between union city and south hayward to help you get around this. 10 to 15 to 20-minute delays now, which is better than major delays they were reporting earlier. all other b.a.r.t. lines are running on schedule. they have 55 trains in service at this hour. once again, 8:00 a.m. for the reopening of the single track areas between union city and south hayward. mike, how is the weather today? >> it looks great. >> it really dogs. you should notice a different today, sue. especially in napa and fairfield. 10 or 11 degrees warmer than
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yesterday. 4 in san francisco and hayward on the low end. down to the south bay, you can see the warmth lurking in the hills. 54 up in los gatos. everybody else in the mid to upper 40s except for mountain view at 50. 53 in the santa teresa nand. san pablo 51. 54 in san francisco. the rest of us in the same mid to upper 40s until the north bay. is he ba is he baas -- roads, limited fog, none at all. good this morning. mass transit, a milder morning and afternoon. out on the bay, look at that. a quiet weather pattern. what about your kids or students, do they have spring fever yet? if not, they may get it soon. look at the temperatures. by the time they get to recess, if they still get that. look at the afternoon hours. 67 to 70. even warmer weather coming up in my accuweather seven-day
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forecast. now a live desk update from abc 7 mornings. >> just charge it. starbucks trying to make grabbing that latte even easier with a brand new product out this morning, and it's a credit card. it launched today with jpmorgan chase and visa. card comes as starbucks struggles with slowly growth in the u.s. the company is hoping the card helps more people sign up for its reward program and that's because they've done research to show members of rewards program stopped by the coffee chain for mochb f often for off key and snacks. it does have an annual fee of 49 bucks. it has perks like earning starbucks drinks and food. >> we should pay a tax to help give teachers a higher salary. it's a question you may have to answer in june. >> going up, the how high the price of gas is expected to be by memorial day. first, here's what's coming
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one hero was on a mission to save snack time. watch babybel in the great snack rescue. you want a piece of me? good, i'm delicious. creamy, delicious, 100% real cheese. mini babybel. snack a little bigger. welcome back. it's about 6:42 on this thursday. look at southern california. look at the sunshine. look at their temperatures in the low to mid-80s in l.a. and palm springs. 73 in san diego. we'll see increasing sunshine.
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sacramento, fresno, monterey to redding low to mid-70s. 61 in yosemite and 55 in tahoe. this is yesterday's visible satellite. the tule fog. some of the snow 30% of average for yesterday's date. 18% for the entire snow year. it looks pretty nice up there thanks to recent snows. look at my accuweather seven-day forecast. we set one record high in tahoe and more are coming, especially sunday through wednesday. now a commuter alert. >> we're going back to sky 7 live over this disabled maintenance vehicle that actually derailed on the b.a.r.t. tracks between union city and south hayward. they're in the repair mode now. they say 8:00 a.m., they're having to single track behind and by this maintenance car. so that's the reason for the delays. once again, eto is 8:00 a.m. ac transit buses are in place. there's the crews working on it there.
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that's, once again, between union city and south hayward. the bay fair mall is where the bay fair station and area where they're advising that you get on to avoid this. no other b.a.r.t. delays throughout the rest of the system. only here on the free mochmont warm springs line. a man is in jail charged with raping a woman and impersonating a police officer. 54-year-old stanley friez en contacted the victim through a dating internet site and arranged to meet with her at the baymont inn. he showed the woman a badge and april gun and the victim feared for her safety and agreed to have sex with him. officers arrested him last week and he may have sexually assaulted other women he met online. james franco's alma mater in palo alto is distances themselves from him as he faces charges of
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matt keller has more. >> reporter: good morning. james fronk owe is obviously a big star. he always comes back to palo alto high school. a recent move by the principal may make him feel less welcome. franco painted a mural on campus in 2014. according to the school newspaper earlier this week the high school principal decided to have workers paint over it on the school's student center. she says the future of franco's paintings inside the media arts center will be left up to that community. this comes after sexual misconduct allegations against the actor. he's publicly said the claims are not accurate. franco graduated from palo alto high school in 1996. he's come back several times to peek -- speak and class here. matt keller, abc 7 news. this morning, we're hearing from disgraced youtube star logan paul. the 22-year-old who had millions of subscribers came under fire
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last month for a disturbing video he posted online. it showed an apparent suicide victim in japan. paul sat down with gma's michael strahan this morning for his first tv interview since the incident. >> ironically, i'm being told to commit suicide myself, which -- >> really? >> millions of people, literally, telling me they hate me, go die in a fire. the most horrible horrific things. >> you don't feel like the criticism has been fair? >> that's the thing. i do. >> paul says he's a good guy who simply made a bad decision. you can hear what he has to say about his decision to post the controversial video coming up at 7:00 on "good morning america." seismic improvements on a closed school in alameda will cost more than the district can afford. the donald lem elementary school closed after soil tests found the campus was at risk of
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liquefacti liquefaction. making the school safe from earthquakes will cost $34 million. school officials say they don't have the money. they plan to hold community meetings on ways to come up with the funds. san francisco vote remembers a step closer to deciding if they want to pay more taxes to give teachers more money. the examiner reports that they've submitted more than 16,000 signatures to put the partial tax measure on the june ballot. it would raise about $50 million a year tore salaries and education technology. bottom line, it would cost property owners about $300 more a year. san francisco, like other bay area cities, is facing a teacher shortage driven by the high cost of living here. 6:47. on to your money report. get ready to pay more to fill up your car. >> gas prices could be hitting $4 in california by memorial day. gas buddy reports prices at the pump are up close to $.50 compared to the same time last year. one reason is u.s. oil supplies have been dropping over the past ten weeks. with low supply and high demand,
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prices will rise. the last time california has paid $4 a gallon for gas, july of 2014. more layoffs at sears. the company eliminated 220 positions at its corporate headquarters yesterday. layoffs come after sears closed 400 stores last year and announced plans to close 100 more sears and k-mart locations this spring. a spokesperson for the company told the chicago tribune the cuts are part of a $200 million cost savings plan. sick calls because of the flu outbreak have cost american companies $9 billion in lost productivity. that's according to challenger gray and christmas. they could offer free flu shots, providing hand sanitizers and having meetings by conference call rather than in-person. the internet's newest meme might be the definition of star-struck. this is my favorite story of the day. who wouldn't have that face if they ran into beyonce and jay z.
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>> this woman was gaping in awe on instagram sunday. the fan at the middle this is explaining what happened. >> she intentionally stayed in a hotel that hosted a party before the grammys. she wanted to see a celebrity. she ended up giving up a few hours in and on her way back to her room when she ran into this couple. >> looks at me and says do i know you? i looked at him and said no, i don't think so. then i was like, uh-oh. it dawns on me. that's jay z. so i turn and i went, oh! >> she met face to face with beyonce and jay z. all she could do was stare. the moment posted online has more than 4 million likes. >> i didn't even what a meme is. i'm like, am i a mime? is it a mimi? what is this thing? you're famous.
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i'm like, what? >> she means meme, right? >> yeah. >> her only regret is she didn't ask them questions or get a selfie. >> she went back to the room and tolder daughter that i saw beyonce and jay z and she said i don't believe you. >> luckily beyonce has a squad. hi sue. that hat she was wearing. that would have made me gawk like that. let's go back to the b.a.r.t. delay. it's improving. 15 to 20 minutes. this is due to an overnight maintenance vehicle that derailed on the track. crews are out there repairing the track now between union city and south hayward. they hope to have it open by 8:00 a.m. this is the southern part of the warm springs fremont line. b.a.r.t. was tweeting to get to the bay fair station to avoid this. here's a live shot from sky 7 over the maintenance vehicle, over the crews trying to repair that track to get folks back on time. again, a little over an hour
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left. they hope to get that earlier. we're seeing sparks flying from the welding and they're out there definitely doing their best. once again, ac transit buses are helping out between the two stations, south hayward and fremont. give yourself plenty of extra time and we'll be back in a few minutes to give an update on the eto. mike? sue, thank you very much. hi, everybody. it's not a super blue blood moon, but it's still a gorgeous sunrise. check it out from mt. tamalpais. all the various colors we're seeing and reflecting off the bay. water. it looks nice from the roof camera. our stagnant pattern continues but the air remains clean through the weekend. that's good news. it will be an outdoorable weekend with dry temperatures. you can see the pattern bringing us high clouds today. but notice they're thinning upstream to the north and west. so you'll definitely need something to protect your eyes today. mid to upper 60s from half moon
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bay through most of the bay. inland, 70 to 72. uki ukiah, 74 degrees. the 12-hour planner. 51 at 7:00, 65 at noon. 68 at 4:00. still 60 at 7:00. highs today around 65 in daly city to redwood city. 70. will go to the inland neighborhoods, to the east bay, starting off at 48 with a few high clouds. a few high clouds at noon and 66. clouds get thinner by 4:00. 70. most of our neighborhoods will top out around 70 to 72 degrees today. tonight another mild night. maybe a little more fog in the central valley. more fog in the north bay than this morning. mid to upper 40s everywhere. san francisco down to san mateo. low to mid-50s. my seven-day forecast, look at that. i know it's super bowl sunday. how can you sit inside for five hours and watch football when it's going to be near 70 at the coast and low to mid-70s elsewhere. if you do, you still got monday,
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tuesday and wednesday. >> all right. thank you, mike. abc 7 news learned that seismic movement on the hayward fault most likely caused a massive water pipeline break in hayward over the weekend. a rupture occurred along the hayward fault ripping the street on highland boulevard near margaret drive. the seismic creep created a large sinkhole on sunday. you can see the video of the fast-moving river of water, mud and rocks that resulted. this picture shows you where the fault is relative to the pipe's failure. >> it's moving about a fifth of an inch per year. that doesn't sound like much, but in 40 years, that's getting close to ten inches of motion. and so ten inches of motion is enough to stretch some pipes. >> the last big one on the hayward fault was 150 years ago. experts say, yes, we are due for another one. renewed concerns about how the u.s. will defend itself from a north korean missile attack
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after an interceptor missile test missed its target. this is video from similar tests last year. the interceptor was reportedly launched from a test site on kauai. it's not publicly acknowledging that it actually failed. only that a test took place. they compared the launch to trying to hit a bullet with another bullet. cnn reports that officials are trying to determine what went wrong. a judge is ordering the woman known as the serial stowaway to undergo a psychiatric evaluation. >> police say 66-year-old marilyn hartman was taken into custody at o'hare airport over the weekend. that follows her arrest two weeks ago when she got on to a flight to london without a ticket, made it all the way there and had to be sent back. the judge ordered her to stay away from chicago airports after that. she has a long history of trying to catch flights without paying, including at sfo, san jose. coming up the search things you need to know before you go.
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weather and traffic weather and traffic throughout the break.
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good morning. coming up on 6:58. whether you're just joining us or headed out the door, here are
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the seven things to know. b.a.r.t. is experiencing delays on the warm springs fremont line to track maintenance, due to overnight a maintenance vehicle derailed. they expect to have repairs done by 8:00. you're experiencing 20-minute delays on that particular line. number 2, cleanup is going on right now in a palo alto neighborhood after a water main break. water got close to some homes on kipling street and loma verde avenue. no damage is reported. number 3, james franco's alma mater, al owe alto high distancing themselves from him as he faces charges of sexual misconduct. they decided to paint over a mural franco created. number 4, state water managers conduct a second wirnt snow pack survey. they found nearly no snow following an extremely dry december. >> like they had to search for a
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patch of snow there. they'll be disappointed. let's look at the 12-hour planner and the gorgeous sunrise behind it. grab the sunglasses and enjoy mid to upper 60s at noon, a few 70s by 4:00. number 6, cupertino-based apple scheduled to release first quarter earnings. they'll find out how the iphone x performed after sales were disappointing for the kpegs edition iphone. expect licks, yips and adorable dogs during the puppy bowl 14. team ruff and fluf try to win. who is having a super bowl party this weekend? anyone? >> we'll be over. >> guess who wasn't invited? >> therapy all inviwe're all in. back in 25 minutes. abc 7 news updates. >> live look from sky 7 now headed into the sunset.
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we'll be back tomorrow morning. good morning, america. fbi showdown with the white house. the fbi now says they have grave concerns about that classified gop memo on the russia investigation. will president trump release it anyway? how will the fbi director respond? and why the president's communications director hope hicks is facing new scrutiny in the russia investigation. bitter blast. a new arctic invasion heading for the midwest already covered in snow. from the super bowl city, minneapolis, to michigan, and now a storm moving east bringing bone-chilling cold to millions. and flames on a plane. the terrifying moment a charger burst. passengers desperately trying to put out the fire with water bottles as smoke fills the cabin. abc news exclusive.


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