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history here in san francisco, but nationally as well. when she takes office, she will become the only woman mayor among the 15 largest cities in the u.s. all mayors in those cities are men and all but three are white. >> now to contra costa county, diana beck tin is widening her lead, she stands at 50.49%. she needs a majority of votes to secure a win or else there will be a runoff election. paul graves has 42% of votes. county election staff have about 10,000 ballots left to count. >> if you're just joining us, let's get a quick update on weather and traffic. if the heat has been bothering you, mike says there's relief on the way. >> sea breeze 31 miles per hour in fairfield, gusting to 28 in
concord, 17 at sfo, 17 at san carlos. that's the big change taking place today. this is the way it plays out in my accuweather 12 dwsh hour planner. temperatures have been comfortable during this mini heat wave. mid to upper 50s at 7:00. mid to upper 50s at the coast. 73 to 76 around the bay and inland. milder during lunch and 77 to 84 at 4:00. there are a few 90s. i'll show you those coming up. at 7:00, 57 at the coast and comfortable 71 to 73 around the bay and inland. see you in a bit with that forecast. here is alexis. >> looking live at walnut creek traffic camera. no issues on southbound 680, everything looking okay through that area. i want to check on drive times, slight delays starting to fill in in the central valley. it was yellow a moment ago. tracy to dublin, 33 minutes for you. westbound 4, antioch to concord, we had a crash nearly bailey that has cleared.
that's wide open at 14 minutes. southbound 101, sfl to san francisco looking good at 15 minutes. a san francisco police injury is recovering from serious injuries that happened in a motorcycle crash. it happened yesterday in the potrero hill neighborhood. the 1-year veteran collided with a passenger vehicle. the officer was rushed to zuckerberg general hospital and he's reported to be talking with families and colleagues. this morning the hillsborough police department is warning residents after several mountain lion sightings. melanie woodrow has the story. >> reporter: the department says recent sightings have included the 900 ck of churublives. hesrd ahe
the buck got startled aboutal:00. the cat came bounding through and went up after him. >> police say the mountain lions are generally voluntary and avoid human contact but warn people to keep their pets inside at dawn, dusk and night. >> we used to have a dog. i used to say, before you open the door, bang on it a couple times so kitty takes off. >> reporter: hillsborough police department says the first citing was reported two sundays ago with the most recent citing this past sunday. in hillsborough, melanie woodrow, abc 7 news. new developments with the controversial 124-year-old statue at the san francisco civic center that some call racist. the board of appeals approved a rehearing request yesterday on whether to remove the early day statue. it shows a native american man at the feet of a cowboy and a catholic missionary. the vote ordered to overturn
previous commissions to move the statue to storage. the board of appeals plans to hold a rehearing sometime this summer. from our live desk this morning, secretary of state mike pompeo says there will be no sanction relief for north korea until kim jong-un completely denuclearizes. in fact, just a short while ago, pompeo met with south korea and japan's foreign ministers in seoul. he also pushed back that they agreed to a step by step process of denuclearization in exchange for sanction relief. >> he's done some really bad things. >> so have some other people have gone through a really bad things.h a lot of nations where a lot of bad things were done. >> this agreement didn't give
details on how and when north korea will denuclearize. it's unclear this morning how the u.s. will verify north korea's compliance. back to you. jessica, thank you. happening today, the justice department is releasing a report on the fbi handling of the hillary clinton e-mail investigation. the report will address key moves by former fbi director james comey. first, when he publicly announced his recommendation against prosecuting clinton and when he told congress days before the 2016 election. the investigation was being revived because of newly discovered e-mails. new details on the next phase of renovations at the presidio parkway. construction for a new green space that would go above the tunnels is expected to begin by october. the tunnel tops park is expected to open in early 2021. the preside i don't trust says it will consist of three play meadows with great views of the golden gate bridge. mike, i was looking at artistic renderings of this. it's going to be pretty spectacular. >> i like hearing that, reggie.
let's take a look at what's going on. you're never more than seven minutes away from my accuweather forecast. we'll keep it in san francisco, 51 sunset and sunny side the cool spots. 53 in ocean beach. crissy field, marina towards excelsior and bayview, heading to downtown about 55 degrees right now. here is a look at some of the traffic coming across the western span of the bay bridge. driving today, ferry ride, mass transit, all much easier than yesterday it was so hot and real breezily over the bay water during the afternoon hours. no small craft advisory today. it comes back tomorrow. here is a look at the peninsula, 61 this morning, 66 at 10:00. jumping to the low 70s at noon. even mid 70s in the afternoon hours, down to 67 at 8:00. in the south bay, 61 at 8:00, 5 at noon. 80 at 2:00. close at 4:00 at 79. 69 at 8:00. our last stop will be some of
our biggest drops in temperatures today across our east bay valleys. 62 this morning, 75 at noon. you can see the mid aets by the time we get to 3:00. a nice 73 at 8:00. it's thursday, traffic out there at least when we came in, i haven't seen this quiet in a long time. i hope it stays that way. >> we're pretty quiet out there so far today. we don't have any major issues. that certainly is good. we are keeping track of overnight road work at this early hour. northbound 101 between embarcadero and university, we have the paving and grinding work happening. looks like we've got the lanes maybe opening ahead of schedule. various lanes scheduled to be close until 5:00 this s s a quick check of the bay bridge toll plaza, no stackup early on the left side in the cash las. f if you're paying cash, fastrak users won't have any delays.
we'll head to the central valley next. we're getting information of a possible tornado on the east coast. i'll have an update from our live desk right after this break. did you catch this video, jordan bell hunging a young man at the warriors championship parade. find out what bell was whispering in his ear. imagine
let's see what bud is up to this morning at 4:41. continued to weaken overnight even though it has good symmetry there. it's a tropical storm with 45-mile-per-hour winds. it's going to be a little breezy in cabo san lucas, up to three inches of rain which is a lot for them. it drops down to 35-mile-per-hour winds as it rolls across the baja and heads into the mainland. then it starts to go up and bring much-needed rain to par chd areas of the four corners region. back at home, 89 in yosemite, 91 in sacramento. the cooling gets there, but not to fresno at 101 or palm springs at 108. los angeles 81 and san diego 74. here is a look at my accuweather seven-day forecast. active father's day through wednesday with a chance of thunderstorms each and every day. >> mike, i'm going to jump in from the live desk. i want to show you video of severe weather across the country.
a possible tornado touching down in northeast pennsylvania, and this morning the national weather service officials will assess the damage. police in wilkes-barre township said multiple buildings collapsed. downed trees and power lines and overturned cars. emergency officials say at least six people were hurt. i also want to show you on the west coast. this is what we're dealing with. 43 wildfires burning in 12 states including here in california. the largest fire is this one in colorado where more than 26,acres have burned. right now more than 3,000 people have been evacuated because of wildfires. reggie? >> thank you, jessica. a new study suggests the napa earthquake may have been caused by a stretching of the earth's crust because of receding groundwater. the 6.2 magnitude quake in august of 2014 killed a person and injured several more and caused more than $500 million in damage. according to the ror land between the napa and sonoma valleys is stretched each summer
as groundwater levels fall causing the ground to sink and contract. that, in turn, increases stress on the west nap that fault system which finally reached the breaking point. warriors rookie jordan bell seemed to have the time of his life during the championship parade. >> our cameras capturing him saying something encouraging to a young fan. abc 7 news anchor eric thomas tracked down the fairfield middle schooler. >> reporter: he said this to abc 7 news reporter leanne melendez at the parade. >> --tb niprovided the only clue what would happen mom future, when bell spotted a young face in the crowd and decided to share a hug and a message.
that youngster was 11-year-old micah johnson, a guard on his middle school team who had no idea what was about to happen. >> i thought he was going to keep walking down and not come to our side. >> reporter: his dad took the whole family to the parade as he has in years past. >> i'm expected to see guys excited. i didn't expect to see jordan hug my son. >> reporter: the hug was one thing, but the message bell shared, that was something special. >> he told me to keep doing what i'm doing, young king and some day you'll be like me. >> that was confirmed almost word for word by this tweet bell put on afterward. he says he was excited, but you could never tell from that poker face. >> would somebody that didn't know him know he was excited? >> they would not know at all. >> reporter: just as important strais hoop dreams, micah is a
long run that may be what really counts. in fairfield, eric thomas, abc 7 news. >> that's really great. >> i love that story. >> they got me. disney is out with the first trailer for the live action version of the 1941 classic "dumbo." check this out. >> -- no matter how small. ♪ >> physically, spirituly emotionally prepared for this when i first saw it. tim burton is directing the remake starring michael keaton, danny da veto and colin farrell. we have a little while to wait. disney is the parent company of abc 7. >> i don't know what our
producers are trying to do to us. it can't do it back-to-back. >> have you guys seen "dumbo" in the past ten years? >> yes. it will break you. >> i haven't in the past 30 years. >> it's time to get the vcr out, get the old copy of "dumbo." it is devastating. >> the mother cradling dumbo through the bars and singing that song to him. >> all i know is he had big ears and could fly. >> i'll let you borrow my vcr. still have those with the kids. let's talk about what's going on outside. we have a lot of beautiful sunshine. hopefully that puts you in a good mood, too. here is a look from our roof camera. i wanted to show you something different from yesterday. yesterday we were watching the ferry building and the flags, they were limp. not so much today. that's the cooling sea breeze coming our way. sunny today still, but not as hot. more clouds, stays cool tonight.
expecting the cooling trend to go through saturday. there's a little dip in the cloud cover. that's a cold front moving to our north and sliding awful to our east. because of that it's inducing that sea breeze to roll on in. you can see the clouds along the peninsula coast, but they'll evaporate leaving us with mostly sunny conditions by noon all the way through the afternoon and early evening hours. temperatures today more manageable from 76 in milpitas to gilroy at 85. in the peninsula, we start in the upper 70s and drop down to about 71 degrees in mill bay. low to mid 60s along the coast today to upper 60s to near 70 i and sausalito. low to mid 80s through most of the northbound. 92 in cloverdale. mid to upper 70s along the east bayshore with oakland at 73. as we head inland, mid 80s to upper 80s. antioch and brentwood, they'll make it to 90. the cloud cover a little more
extensive tonight. good sleeping weather once again, low to mid 50s. >> we have a niesz stretch of weather friday, saturday and sunday before another warming trend next week. hey, alexis. >> good morning. looking at a quiet start to the wednesday morning drive -- wait. it's thursday, isn't it? thursday morning drive. we don't have any major issues, 28 miles an hour on 205 out of tracy and 16 miles an hour, heavier once you get closer to the altamont pass. a quick check of the golden gate bridge. i did just see the shipper trucks there. you have more room on the southbound side. honestly you don't need it yet if you're coming in from the north bay. we'll take a look at drive times coming up just before 5:00. chicago's mayor rahm emanuel and tesla ceo elon musk will announce plans to build a high-speed. officials say it will transfer passengers between o'hare and downto
downtown chicago in 12 minutes reaching electric vehicles and will reach speeds up to 150 miles per hour in order to make the time. two underground tunnels will be built by the boring company which will fund the project in its entirety. >> really going to be something. >> as a former chicago restaurant, that is the worst, the commute between o'hare and downtown. >> we'll shoot you in a tube at 150 miles an hour, so you're welcome. apple making a change to the iphone not sitting well with law enforcement. >> ring is ready to launch a new security system. here is tech bites. >> in today's tech bites, apple adds a new security feature. >> a software update will cut off all communication through the usb port when the phone hasn't been unlocked for more than an hour. that can stop authorities from investigating phones during a criminal investigation. apple says it's blocking hackers. the ring home security system will start shipping next month. >> it was supposed to be available last october. the company gained popularity with the video doorbell.
the security system costs $200, less than competitor systems. if you're having trouble sleeping, try listening to this. >> maybe right in here there's a little foothill that lives right in here, just a little footy hill. >> you can catch zs thanks to painter bob ross. >> they're using his calming voice to create an audio series to help people sleep. >> i love bob. happy little clouds, happy little trees. a whole california town is on sale for less than a typical bay area home. >> it's the ghost town near death valley. according to the property's listing, it can be all yours for $925,000. the place was a big silver mine until a fire and falling silver prices all but shut it down in the late 1870s. >> and the dozens of ghosts are free. launted forever. new jersey about to get deeper into gambling.
temperatures. the rest of us cool two to seven degrees, more in the 60s and 70s than the 80s and 90s. 4:54 now. happening today, new jersey casino will start taking legal sports bets. until now, nevada was the only state where you can bet on the result of a single game. this morning, new jersey's governor will be the first to place a bet to launch the betting. in california there's an effort to put a gambling initiative on the 2020 ballot. the usgs is providing this aerial view of the hawaiian shoreline where lava continues to spill into tnef the larger fissures which is producing rivers of change in wind can bring the haze of dust and gas into populated areas. if bike lanes are looking cleaner, it'shank tchnolo
the specialized sleep sweepers are able to get into the narrow bike lanes that are sectioned off to traffic. >> the guys are out every day making sure that all the several miles of cycling that are available all around our beautiful city are being kept clean. so several times a week many of the green lanes get clean. >> they remind me of the little sleepers in wally. the city has 15 miles of protected bike lanes. before the new sweeper trucks, public works crews had to do it by hand. >> nice to hear. you're never more than seven minutes away from my accuweather forecast. san mateo county, the fair continues today under strong sunshine. opening the gates at noon at 67. we warm to 74 at 3:00, town to 66 at 7:00. a day game over at the coliseum, 67, that's your 12:35 first
pitch. grab the sunscreen and sunglasses. total sunshine and 72 degrees by the time the game is over. let's send it over to alexis and see if there are any bumps in the road this morning. >> nothing too serious so far this morning, mike. ing looing live at the bay bridge toll plaza. the lineup in the cash lanes is getting a little longer, no issues if you're heading through with fastrak. metering lights in about 25 minutes. southbound 680 highway 4 to walnut creek, six minutes, on 24, walnut creek to highway 13 at eight minutes. 580 westbound tracy to dublin, 38 minutes. a species of butter setting the record for the longest migration, it's known by a couple names such as painted lady and thistle. it travels nearly 7500 miles every year. its migratory path takes it from europe across the sahara desert, and all the way back again.
than doubles your chance of escape in case of a fire. smoke alarms can provide an early warning if you follow these 3 steps. repalce your smoke alarms every 10 years. if they're old an discolored it's time to replace them. check your batteries regularly. a great time to change them is every spring and fall when you change your clocks. and lastly, check your alarms weekly. replace. change. test. because early warnings help to save lives. fans of cooler weather rejoice because the heat is off. >> take a look at the live from our exploratorium camera. our weather expert says temperatures are starting to drop off a little bit.
>> good morning on this thursday, june 14. thanks for being here. >> you're never more than seven minutes away from your accuweather forecast. let's check in with meteorologist mike nicco now. >> hi everybody. here is one sign things are starting to change. look at the clouds developing at the coast. three miles visibility at half moon bay. you're going to see more cloudiness this morning. grab the sunglasses. you'll still need them as sunshine is going to win out today. look at the winds gusting, 33 at fairfield. that's a stout sea breeze and that's why it's going to be cooler today. a look at san jose, 280 58 at the coast at noon and mid 70s for the rest of us. you'll notice the difference in the afternoon hours. still warm in some spots, inland 84 to 77 around the bay. a nice evening on the way. hope you get out and enjoy it with low to mid 70s at 7:00.