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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. here is alexis. >> good morning, mike. so far we're looking okay for
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the morning commute. fairly light volumes, westbound 92 across the san mateo bridge. we haven't had any major issues this morning. no delays there, the east side of traffic heading towards us. not seeing delays heading toward the hayward area. mass transit looking good. no delays for b.a.r.t., 39 trains in service. muni, normal service no delays. ace on time and no issues there. heavy out of the central valleyment we'll check out tracy next. >> breaking news from the abc 7 live desk. german prosecutors say they have stopped a ricin terrorist attack. on tuesday authorities found the deadly toxin inside a man's apartment. he was arrested at his home in cologne north of frankfurt. prosecutors are investigating exactly how the suspect planned to use the toxin but said he was working on an attack in germany.
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that's the latest here. back to you guys. >> jessica, thank you. london breed is poised to become the first african-american woman to lead san francisco as mayor. after her closest opponent mark leno announced his concession. the latest fount has breed with almost 2200 more votes than leno. today breed is set to give a victory speech at rosa parks elementary where she went to school as a child. officials say the earliest day breed could resume office as the next mayor of san francisco would be july 10th. alameda police released this surveillance video showing four suspects burglarizing a chevron gas station at park street and buena vista avenue. this happened last thursday. you can see the surveillance footage is crystal clear. they appeared to take cigarettes, whatever was in the cash register and other items behind the counter. if you recognize any of them, call alameda p.d. a san francisco city worker is dead after a terrible
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accident. now we're learning more about the be loved employee and devoted mother. a car broke loose from the bed of a tow truck yesterday and killed 34-year-old lilianna pers addo. abc 7 news reporter lilian kim has the story. >> she knew her job. >> those who worked alongside lilianna are devastated to lose a friend, colleague and mentor. she and the rest of her crew were repairing a leak on 28th street when she was struck and killed by a car that rolled off the bed of the tow truck. she was one of only of a few female plumbers for the city. >> lilly didn't want know help. she knew how to do it on her own. she took care of her business and she washe one doing most of the work. the guys were on top feeding her tools. she's in there making the connectio connections. >> reporter: san francisco police are investigating the accident. it's unclear how to car broke loose. tow truck operator casey
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martinez was called in after the crash. he j hooks and place and they fell off, he hit a dip somewhere where the jar hooks fall off. >> she was a single mom of a 2-year-old daughter and was in the process of renovating her home. >> she was always sharing this is what's going to happen, playroom for my daughter. great heart. really great person. >> today marks one year since a gunman killed three co-workers at a ups facility in san francisco. facility located at 17th and utah will hold a private memorial. ups drivers were killed in that shooting. the shooter jimmy lamb was also a ups driver and he turned the gun on himself. victims of the golden state killer could receive compensation through a bill
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that's making its way through the state legislature. joseph james deangelo was arrested in april and charged with 12 counts of murder, suspected of being a serial rapist in the 70s and 80s. the bill would allow victims who come forward between the end of 2019 to be compensated. normally victims have just three years after a crime is committed to seek restitution. so this waves that. the money comes from restitution and penalties and fees paid by offenders. 25 people have applied for this so far. victims could get up to $70,000. >> it is early in the season, but the heat and high winds this week are causing some concern. fire officials in contra costa county are asking the county do their part to prevent another disaster like the north bay wildfires. >> everybody should be doing other things to make sure they're safe as well, which is making sure you've got the tree limbs trimmed up around your home, make sure you don't have anything touching your home, make sure your gutters are cleaned out. >> contra costa counties has
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already put out at least two fires this week. a fire in lafayette destroyed a small home on tuesday and another in pinole prompted evacuations later that same day. >> north america had one goaaaaal. that goal was to bring fifa 2026 to the region. mission accomplished, but that's years from now. abc 7 news reporter matt keller live at levi's stadium. >> you think your television is big? check this out. people will be watching the world cup games on that big screen right there, and right under it the bar known as the longest outdoor bar in north america will be open for the early birds, free coffee and doughnuts. today is the first day of the world cup. saudi arabia takes on russia. the game starts at 8:00 a.m. the quakes are going to show every match of the world cup, even the ones that start at 3:00 a.m. for the big games like
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tomorrow's portugal versus spain or sunday's germany versus mexico, there will be special food and drink packages. here is the hint. if it's a later start, you can get a beer at the bar. admission is free, parking is free. you need to rsvp. you can go to the website, we set up a link there, abc7news.com. matt keller abc 7 news. >> that is an awesome stadium. if you ever get a chance to go there, i would take that. here is a look at what's going on. temperatures will start in the east bay. then we'll get to san jose and tell you what's going to happen there. a lot of mid 50s and upper 50s to mid 60s around pittsburg, antioch. mid to upper 50s from vallejo, san francisco all the way down into the south bay. we've got 51 in pacifica and 49 in santa rosa for the cool spots. here is a look at it. a little june gloom trying to roll across the goldengate bridge, a sign that cooler weather is on the way. that means everything is going
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to be a little easier to do outside today, whether it's exercising because there's no extreme heat at the ocean where it won't be quite as breezy as it has been. same thing on the bay, a little calm her. the east bay, 60 at 8:00, 2:00, 65 at 8:00. in the north bay, 80 at 4:00. mid to upper 70s throughout the afternoon hours. santa rosa northward about five degrees warmer than that. san francisco 59 at 10:00, 64 at 2:00, 58 by 8:00 and 57 by about 10:00. definitely a change in the air today. we'll see how long it will last in the accuweather forecast. we're checking out the bay bridge toll plaza. no metering lights just yet. the cash lanes moving a little better. not seeing quite the stackup on the left-hand side. our traffic maps, still have a
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lot of green hanging around which is a good thing. there's one exception that we can usually count on this early in the morning, down to about 15 miles an hour on westbound 205. no significant delays, nothing blocking along that route. next traffic update coming up at 5:20. one of the most picturesque places in california can also be one of the most dangerous. take a look at this. a chp helicopter and fruk key firefighter crew just received a swift water rescue award for this rescue of a swimmer who was stranded on a rock in the middle of two massive waterfalls along the yuba river. the swimmer fortunately was not seriously hurt. santa clara county supervisors approved $600,000 to process a backlog of rape kits. >> the county has 20 sexuallll assault kits. right now it takes approximately 94 days to process one.
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two more criminalists will help. the brother of the parkland shooter is opening up about living together and his new push to help future students. sprint decided to end its $15 unlimited plan. time is running out. the reason is pretty ironic. first video killed the radio. now streaming has killed the video stor
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we have more seniors being let loose into the world today, starting early this morning at mission san jose high school in fremont. the warriors graduate at 10:00. it will be 62 at 9:00, 65 at 10:00. by the time the ceremony is over, about 72 degrees. a lot of sunshine and hopefully bright futures for those folks. a north bay brewery is keeping the promise to help those affected by the october wildfires. sf gate reports russian river brewing company has raised more than $1 million. some will pay for five new homes for senior citizens who were displaced after the fires. the brewery donated 300 bikes for kids and worked with local non-profits to help families. if you're in anouy d can make voice cal you can text help. the center is equipped to handle 911 texts.
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just enter the numbers into the to field. this is video from the alameda county dispatch center. do remember it is always faster to call 911 rather than text. apple says it is closing a loophole in iphones allowing law enforcement officials to break into devices. apple will shut out investigators by changing default settings in the phone's operating system. the tech giant says the change will protect customers, especially those in countries where laws restricting authorities from trying to crack into devices are not as restrictive as they are here in the u.s. in today's "gma first look," a former penn state fraternity brother entered the first guilty plea in the death of a 19-year-old pledge. >> in this morning's "gma first lo former members of what was penn state's beta theta pie and acknowledge and accept his
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responsibility. >> reporter: 21-year-old ryan burke pleading guilty to nine charges related to the hazing death of 19-year-old tim piazza. burke, one of 26 former fraternity members facing charges, was scene on surveillance video giving piazza a handle of vot vodka during a hazing event which ended with piazza falling down some stairs. taking 12 hours of finding the pledge inebriated and unconscious. coming up, we'll hear more from burke's attorney. i'm gio benitez, abc news, new york. this visit by kim kardashian to the white house changed the life of alice johnson, a woman serving a life sentence for a drug conviction. kardashian and johnson got a chance to meet face-to-face. kardashian went to her home in south new hichb.
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kardashian saw johnson's story on twitter and kept pestering the white house to get a meeting with president trump to commute johnson's sentence. 5:16 now. no more late fees at berkeley's public library. starting next month, overdue fees which cost unto 25 cents per day and capped at $5.00 will be suspended. library of firms sficials say i give low income people more access to the books. sprint's plan to offer unlimited talk, text and data for 15 bucks a month ended up getting a little too much attention. the company is ending the promotion. "usa today" reports that sprint will stop offering the deal at 8:00 p.m. tomorrow. vhs tapes, dvds, blu-rays, streaming making
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just about all of them obsolete. >> making for tough times for bay area video rental businesses. the last rental shop in berkeley is calling it quits now. after 30 years of ownership, andy katz is closing five star video on solano avenue. >> our customer base is aging. younger people are not adopting this method. they would rather look for streaming items. it is very convenient, no question about it. you could be a few key strokes or clicks away, but you lose the adventure of coming to a video store. >> it's true. the last day to rent a video from five star video is this sunday. the liquidation sale will begin on july 13th. i remember going to the video store in sfl with my mom. it is an adventure. you see these titles that you would never come upon -- >> be kind, rewind. >> i remember that. >> in case you still want to do that, there is one blockbuster
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that i know of that's in alaska. >> super convenient. hopefully you've got some alaska airline miles where you can browse all you want. a lot of sunshine today. talking about warm weather. that's our movie title, if you will, the heat breaking in the east bay hills. the camera you can see as the marine layer is tall enough to climb over the east bay hills. that means east bay valleys, no more 90s until you get to antioch and brentwood. becoming sunny just about everywhere with the cooling sea breeze really taking the sting out of the heat. more clouds and cooler the next several nights. drizzle, haven't seen it yet. i'll keep an eye on san francisco going to stay in the 50s and 60s no matter what time of day in your 12-hour planner. 60 in eagle side, the cool spot. downtown san francisco at about 68 degrees. in the east bay, we go from 57 to about 72 at 4:00. temperatures will top out in the
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afternoon hours in the mid to upper 70s. now let's head over to the peninsula where about the same thing, 57 at 7:00 with some clouds and then sunny and 73 at 4:00. 78 in millbrae. low to mid 60s along the coast. in the south bay we warm to 58 to nearly 80 degrees at 4:00. a lot of upper 70s to low 80s. we'll get mid 80s around los gatos and only 76 in milpitas. in the north bay, 85 by 4:00. a few 90s around cloverdale. our last stop will be our east bay valleys. 59 this morning. comfortable. 84 in the there are your 90s in antioch. about two to six degrees cooler tomorrow from the coast inland. our coolest day will be saturday. father's day is still looking like a great day for outdoor activities. good morning, mike.
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our quiet morning continues on the roads. we don'ts have any major issues and we're looking live at our san rafael camera. southbound 101 through the north bay, those guys are cruising along at the speed limit, if not a little bit faster. want to take a 3d look at things on 880. traffic flows wide open, in the green as we head northbound towards oracle stadium. not seeing any significant slowdowns, the southbound side is looking good, too. won't have a ton of company if you're about to head out the door. our drive times looked okay, too. walnut creek to dublin on 680, 14 minutes. southbound 101 santa rosa to san francisco at 48. northbound 17, the drive through the santa cruz mountains, highway 1 to los gatos coming in at just 21 minutes. ♪ >> does that sound familiar? 12 grand pianos are returning to san francisco's botanical garden. this is video from last year.
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they'll be placed around the 55-acre property from july 5th through the 16th. you pay the standard $9.00 admission fee to get in. admission is free for city residents. nasa lost contact with a mars rover after a giant dust storm. >> the rover opportunity hasn't responded. the dust storm has covered a fourth of the planet. controllers expect it will be several more days before there's enough sunlight to recharge opportunity's battery. nasa launched the twin rover's opportunity and spirit in 2003. spirit hasn't worked for several years. the brother of the parkland shooter expected to announce a new anti bullying campaign. >> zachary cruz is starting his own non-profit and 24-hour hotline. he said his brother's isolation stood out. he says his brother was bullied. >> people would make fun of what
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he was wearing, how he talked, just who he was. >> do you still love it? >> i love him with my all my heart. we went through the same stuff together, we grew up together and had the same type of struggles. >> the anti bullying campaign called w.i.n. stands for we isolated know one. >> los angeles police are investigating reports of elder abuse against model comic stanley. lee seen last year putting his hands and footprints in cement in hollywood. a restraining order was granted yesterday against a man who has been acting as lee's business pthat restraining order accuses the former adviser of taking advantage of lee's impaired hearing, vision and judgment and accusesed of moving him from his long-time family home and preventing family and associates from contacting lee. the new warning for one bay
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area city after this mountain lion was caught on surveillance tape. this is not the only sighting. sounding the alarm in
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here are the 7 things you need to know before you go. london breed is set to give a speech at 10:00 to declare victory in the san francisco mayor's race. mark leno conceded yesterday. she's poised to become the first african-american woman to serve as mayor of san francisco. number two, secretary of state mike pompeo says there will be no sanctioned relief for north korea until kim jong-un completely denuclearizes. he met with south korea's and japan's foreign ministers in seoul. number three, the justice de rease a report on the fbi handling of the hillary clinton e-mail investigation. it will address key moves by former fbi director james comey. number four, tesla ceo elon musk will formally announce plans to build and operate a
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high-speed express train to o'hare international airport. number five, the big story weatherwise, the heat. the risk of it fading. temperatures will still be a little above average, about twro to three degrees warmer than average. number six, we've been really quiet to kick off the thursday morning drive. looking at one of our busier spots at the bay bridge toll plaza. metering lights turned on about five minutes ago, 5:21 this morning. only nine minutes into san francisco. number seven, the san jose earthquakes hosting watch parties for every match of the tournament. the first game today between russia and saudi arabia. kickoff at 8:00 a.m. we're coming back with more on why a controversial statue may not be removed after all. the bay area's next big green space begins to take shape. when you can expect to enjoy this unique new park. we do have breaking news coming into our live desk.
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history in the making. mark leno conceded. london breed expected to be the next mayor of san francisco. serious devastation with severe weather on each coast. i'm tracking it all at the live desk. >> all is calm here in the bay area as the sun starts to rise, although word on the street is temperatures about to drop it like it's hot. good morning on this thursday, june 14th. coming up on 5:30. >> almost went snaggle snagglee there. >> hannah bar berra reference
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that sadly i recognize, mike. >> i knew you would. i wasure about everybody else. >> now i know what you're talking about. >> okay. way to start off the day. hopefully got everybody in a good mood. if you're curious, go to google. a kounl of items to show you. look at the gray along the peninsula coast and lining up along the east bayshore. that's why the risk of heat is easing today. waking up this morning pretty much the same. temperaturewise mid to upper 50s. by lunch, low to mid 70s. as we head towards 4:00, 77 around the bay, 84 inland. only a few 90s out there. i'll show you those coming up in the acckeuweather sev-d we have one new issue that sounds minor. in the tri-valley westbound 580 just before you get to hacienda drive. reports of a vehicle fire.
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sounds like everyone made it out of the vehicle okay and it's off on the shoulder. no delays approaching that scene. i will keep an eye on that. it is heavy a little further east of that out of the central valley, 205, 13 miles an hour. filling in but nothing blocking along that route. hearing about a new crash in the south bay. we'll head there next. breaking news happening in lafayette. i want to show you this new video we just got, fire at a home near withers avenue and taylor boulevard. that's right near brookwood park. we just got this video in to our live desk. i want to show you how big those flames were. you can see firefighters on scene, this fire in the attic. it's out now. the fire marshal for contra costa county is on scene and t runs from the power pole to the home. trees that surround the wire may have been pulling on the wire,
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may have contributed to the fire. luckily no one was hurt. if we get plor details, i'll pass them along. >> london breed will likely be the first african-american woman to be mayor of san francisco. >> once her results are certified, the earliest day she can resume office will be july 10th. abc 7 news reporter amy hollyfield live at san francisco city hall. good morning, amy. >> reporter: good morning, reggie. it's not official yet but london breed scheduled a celebratory press conference for this morning. there's still 6,600 ballots to count. but mark leno, her closest opponent,s that conceded. breed took to the steps of city hall yesterday declaring herself the next mayor of san francisco. when it is official, she will be the city's first african-american female mayor. >> i'm prepared to make sure i do everything i can to work together, to bring the board of supervisors together, most
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challenging problems. >> she is a remarkable young woman. she's going to do a very fine job. we all wish her the best because her success is san francisco's success. >> reporter: leno and supervisor jane kim formed an alliance against breed during the election but now kim has also conceded and congratulated breed. breed will hold a press conference at rosa marks elementary school today. that's where she went to school. live in san francisco, amy hollyfield, abc 7 news. breed will not only make history here in san francisco, but nationally as. when she takes office next month, she'll become the only woman mayor along the 15 largest cities in the u.s. all mayors in those cities are men and all but three are white. los angeles, new york and philadelphia have never had a female mayor. it's 5:33. now to contra costa county and the race for district at
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interim d.a. diana becton has received about 94,000 votes and stands at 50.49%. she needs a majority of votes to secure a win or else there will be a runoff. her closest contender paul graves has 42% of the votes. becton was appointed last year after the resignation of former d.a. mark peterson. new mountain lion sightings in hillsborough. police are warning people to stay away from the animals and keep pets inside at night. recent sightings included the 200 block of darrell, 900 block of macadamia and 2800 block of churchill. that's where tom rubin lives. >> there was a buck sitting there, and the buck got startled about 8:00, and then the cat came bounding through and went up after him. >> police say the first citing was reported two sundays ago. the most recent one was this past sunday. a san francisco police officers is recovering from serious injuries after a
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motorcycle crash. it happened near mariposa street and pennsylvania avenue yesterday morning. sky 7 above that scene. the 12-engineer veteran collided with a passenger vehicle. the driver is cooperating with police. the officer was rushed to the hospital and is reported to be speaking with family and colleagues. new developments with a controversial 124-year-old statue in san francisco civic center. some call it a racist and dpleeng. it may not be going anywhere at all. the board approved a rehearing on whether to remove the early day statue. in april the board voted to overturn previous decisions by the arts commission and historic preservation commission to move that statue into storage. the board of appeals plans to hold a rehearing sometime this summer. now a live desk update from abc 7 mornings. >> secretary of state mike pompeo says there will be no sanction relief for north korea
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until kim jong-un completely denuclearizes. just a short while ago pompeo met with south korea and japan's foreign ministers in seoul. he pushed back on reports that kim jong-un and president trump agreed to a step by step process of denuclearization in exchange for sanction relief. meanwhile here in the u.s., president trump spoke to fox news. he seemed to go pretty easy on kim's human rights record. take a listen. >> he's still done some really bad things. >> yeah, but so have a lot of other people. i could go through a lot of nations where a lot of bad things were done. >> by the way, we should note this week's agreement between the two nations did not give details on when or exactly how north korea will actually carry out the denuclearization and still unclear this morning how the u.s. will verify any of their compliance. happening today, the justice department is releasing a report on the fbi's handling of the hillary clinton e-mail investigation. the report will address key
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moves by former fbi director james comey. first, when he publicly announced his recommendation against prosecuting clinton and then when he told congress days before the 2016 presidential election the investigation was being revived because of newly discovered e-mails. new details this morning on the next phase of renovation at the presidio parkway. according to the cron castro valley, construction for a new green space above the tunnels is expected to begin by october. it's expected to open in early 2021. the trust says it will consist of three play meadows with great views of the golden gate bridge. going to be really june niek. >> i love that. let's talk about the weather. you're never more than seven minutes away from my accuweather forecast. mid to upper 50s along the east bayshore with increasing clouds as the sea breeze is touching you and actually spilling over the east bay hills and into our valleys. that signifies a break in the heat this afternoon. temperatures still 61 in antioch, brentwood 62. san jose 57.
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51 in pacifica and albany. back here you can see the cloud cover taking over the san mateo bridge as we look off to the west. coastal drizzle, that's possible today and the next couple days. ferry ride, not as breezy and mass transit cool this morning at your stops, but only warm this afternoon. we or going to call it good. here is a look at the peninsula with the clouds starting to open up a little bit by 8:00. almost sunny complete bibi 10:00 at 66. low to mid 70s, falling back to about 67. in the south bay, 60 at 8:00, sunshine there, faster. 80 is where we'll spike at 2:00 and hang out in the mid to upper 70s through 6:00. here is our east bay valleys. look at that. where are the 90s? for most of us they're gone. out highway 4, antioch, brent wood, discovery bay, you still get it while the rest of us hang out in the low to mid 80s.
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73 will feel great at 8:00. i came through the caldecott today. looks like they were still cleaning bore four. didn't seem to slow things down then. seeing anything now? >> no, looking good, especially through caldecott. we have a couple issues in the south bay. we've got a vehicle facing sideways on state route 87 just before you get to almaden expressway. not a lot of details yet. right now sounding like a solo vehicle collision. someone lost control and they're facing the wrong way there. one lane blocked. i'm not seeing a delay in either direction. southbound 87 the lighter side for the morning commute. i don't think that will cause a big backup. we'll keep an eye on that. a crash on the lighter side of things, 101 at 880, that's the northbound side. here we go, a collision at the 880 interchange on the southbound side of 101. looks like chp just arriving now. we possibly have injuries. i will keep an eye on that. again, i don't think that will cause delays either.
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bridges looking good this morning, too. richmond-san rafael bridge, 16 minutes for you, 14 minutes across san mateo and only nine if you're heading across the dumbarton bridge. now to the headline about michael cohen. >> abc news that president trump's long-time personal attorney is likely to cooperate with federal investigators. the u.s. attorney for the southern district of new york is investigating cohen's personal business dealings, including his role in facilitating a hush payment to stormy daniels. this morning word is he's parting ways with his own attorney. former new jersey governor chris christy is talking about it on "good morning america." >> it's much more likely as to what happened is he can't pay them anymore. lawyers usually take off if the check doesn't come in. if i were the president, i would take a deep breath, not worry about this and let this kind of progress. >> cohen so far, he has not been charged with any crime. what exactly caused the napa earthquake in 2014? a new study may be giving us an
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answer. jordan bell is part of a memorable moment during the warriors championship
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lucas saying hey, bud, let's not party. trying to live up to that a little bit. he's starting to fall apart but
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still has 45-mile-per-hourtwo t all the way through tomorrow morning when it comes ashore later during the evening hours. a heads-up to the four corners region. much-needed rain there. for us, 108 in palm springs. 74 in san diego. 64 in monterey with afternoon sunshine. you can see the central valley, especially sacramento feeling the sea breeze, 91. in tahoe, above average for thursday. temperatures bump back up on saturday. you have the threat of thunderstorms sunday, monday and tuesday. mike, let's show everyone what we got overnight, new video from across the country and a possible tornado touching down in northeast pennsylvania. in fact, this morning national weather service officials are there assessing the damage. police in wilks barry township said multiple buildings collapsed. a strong storm downed power
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lines and overturned some cars. emergency officials say at least six people were hurt. on the west coast we're dealing with 43 wildfires burning in 12 different states including here in california. the largest fire is this one that you're seeing video of in colorado where more than 26,000 acres have burned. right now more than 3,000 people have been evacuated because of these wildfires. reggie? >> thanks, jessica. a new study suggests the napa earthquake may have been caused by a stretching of the earth's crush. the 6.2 magnitude quake in august of 2014 killed a person and injured several more. it cost more than $500 million in damage. according to the report, land between napa and sonoma valleys is stretched each summer as groundwater levels fall and that causes the ground to sink and contract. that, in turn, increased stress on the west napa fault system which finally reached the breaking point. lake tahoe's water clarity hit a record low because of what
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experts call a perfect storm. the winter's very wet weather washed in sentiments that built up in the creek and riverbeds during the drought. tahoe has a reputation for having the clearest water of any lake in the u.s. a new international study finds that antarctica's ice sheet is melting three times faster than it used to. >> this report published in "nature," since 1992, 3 trillion tons of ice has melted, that's enough to cover the state of texas in 13 feet of ocean and raise the oceans by 3/10 inch. scientists say the rate of melting is a good measure of the impact of man made climate change. it's 5:46 now. happening today, a new jersey casino will start taking legal sports bets. until now, nevada was the only state where you can bet on the results of a single game.
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last month the supreme court struck down a federal law barring sports bedding. in california there is an effort to put a gambling initiative on the november 2020 ballot. >> warriors rookie jordan bell was having the time of his life at the parade. our camera spotted him doing something encouraging to a young fan. he tweeted this video and it got a lot of love -- i should say we tweeted it. it got a lot of love including from bell himself who retreated it. the boy is 11-year-old micah johnson of fairfield. >> he stopped at me, looked at me, reached over, basically gave me a hug and told me to keep doing what i'm doing and some day you'll be like me. i was trying to just keep my emotions in. but in my head i was going cr y crazy. >> micah would like to play in the nba one day. he plays guard on his middle
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school hisarts sastudent. really lap pi to hear that. i'm sure jordan bell would be, too. >> is that a euro step he just did? >> i don't know. i missed it. >> fake to the left, fak >> nice. >> looked like great weather yesterday. >> gorgeous. >> another great day to be outside. just wear the sunscreen and maybe sunglasses. you're never more than seven minutes away from my accuweather forecast. here is a look from the east bay hills. yes, east bay valleys, if you did not like the 90s, they're pretty much gone because you can see the marine layer is tall enough to climb over the hills and make it to your neighborhoods, also. there will still be a few 90s in the north bay. let's take a look at that in the microclimates. first let me set the table. sunny today, even with the cloud cover it will filter to sunshine. won't be quite as hot. more clouds tonight and it stays cool temperatures in the upper 40s to mid 50s. the cooling trend lasts through
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at least saturday. a little warming trend next week. you see the dip in the jet stream? that's the cold front that will pass to the north. what it's doing is influencing the sea breeze and the marine layer. you can see the clouds right there along the coast and east bayshore line. by noon they're just about gone. let's see our temperatures. starts in the nientsz, but not down in the south bay. mid 70s to mid 80s with san jose at 81. low to upper 70s on the peninsula with 71 in millbrae, the cool spot. low to mid 60s along the coast. downtown, south san francisco and sausalito. mid to upper 80s through most of the mid bay valleys. a gorgeous day on the show with mid to upper 70s. here you go. 90s around antioch, brentwood, discovery bay, oakley. everybody else in the mid to upper 80s. tonight you can see the white there. that means more clouds and great sleeping weather with low to mid 50s in most neighborhoods. temperatures drop again tomorrow and bottom out over the weekend,
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near 60 at theest co-70s to 80s for the rest of us. the 90s come back starting tuesday. hey, alexis. >> good morning. we have a trouble spot in the bay at the 101 and 880 interchange. it's on the lighter side, the southbound side. looks like the ambulance has arrived to this two-car crash right at the merge from 880 to southbound 101. i believe they're mostly off on the shoulder. so really not causing any delays. maybe a tiny one on the exit ramp. i will keep an eye on that. i don't think it will turn into a big issue. not a big issue here, westbound 580 before hacienda, a vehicle caught fire. everyone made it out okay and that has cleared. bay bridge toll plaza busy but no problems metering lights on about 5:21 today. the rest of the drive into san francisco looking great. next traffic update just 6:00. disney is out with the trailer for their new version of the 1941 classic "dumbo."
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♪ >> -- no matter how small >> can definitely feel the tim burton vibes here. he is directing the remake. it stars michael keaton, danny devito and colin farrell. disney is the parent company of abc 7. that song will get me every time. >> fun fact, the original "dumbo" was only new at six, royal road trip. what the duchess of sussex is doing that prince harry hasbere this entire town costs less than a house in the bay area and it's up for sale. s. elon musk's plan to take
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did you miss it? because it's back. look at the june gloom from our exploratorium camera at pier 15. that means a cooling trend is starting today. let's see -- got a little ahead of myself there. let's see how much cooler it's going to be. about two to ten degrees cooler than it was yesterday afternoon. i'll have the a's forecast coming up and the san mateo county fair again today. people living in san francisco need to make more than four times the city's minimum wage to afford a modest two-bedroom apartment. that's according to a study by the national low income housing coalition and affordable housing
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advocacy group. san francisco tops the list for requiring the highest hourly wage inhe two-bedroom unit. it is $60 an hour. >> tdeprsi. meanwhile, an entire california town is up for town right now for less than a bay area home. >> talking about the ghost town of sierra gordo. according to the property's listing, it could be all yours for $925,000. the place was a big silver mine until fire and falling silver prices shut it down in the late 1870s. >> if you want super haunted places, that's for free. chicago mayor rahm emanuel and tesla ceo elon musk will announce plans to build a high speed express train to san francisco international airport. >> officials say it will transport passengers between o'hare and downtown chicago in just 12 minutes
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speeds up to 150 miles an hour at the time. the boring company will fund the project in its entirety. >> that looks awesome. taking a look at the roads this morning, nobody cruising along at 150. can't complain about the speeds on 680 through the walnut creek area. everyone do the speed limit if not a little faster this morning. 50 b.a.r.t. trains in service, normal service for muni. ace one and three on time through the central valley. cooler temperatures to enjoy today, mike. >> we sure do. it starts with that fog you saw right there moving over the golden gate bridge. it's going to bring really comfortable temperatures to the san mateo county fair. we start off at noon, 67. strong sunshine. don't forget you can burn quickly today, about 20 minutes if you're not careful. 74 at 3:00, 7:0066, 59, jacket
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weather by the way. a day game over at the coliseum. so far the astros have taken both games from the a's. trying to salvage a win out of this first set. 12:35 first pitch, 67. warming to about 72. full-on sunshine this afternoon. it will feel a little warmer than that. you'll need to protect your skin and eyes from that strong sunshine. we'll take a look at graduations in the next hour. one county is taking action to solve the bay area's housing crisis. fire season is
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good morning on this thursday, june 14th. we're seeing a little bit of that up and down in the weather. we're kind of on the down trend.
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>> that's right. >> you'll get some relief if you've been bothered by the heat the last couple days. >> 6:00 straight up. look at the winds especially in concord and fairfield. 30 to 32 degrees. that's a stout sea breeze. it's dragging cloud cover. that gray you see along the coast, the east bayshore line and into the east bay valleys right now. this is the way it looks over the golden gate bridge. it's high enough in the air that it's not really reducing visibilities. about three miles at half moon bay. it's not really thick fog, if fog at all. in the 12-hour planner, you won't see a difference today. in the mid to upper 50s at the coast for the better part of the day. at noon, 72 to 76. 4:00, 77 to 84. what happened to the 90s? there's a few of them left. i'll show you that in the microclimate forecast. i'll show you the 7:00 temperatures, very comfortable,

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