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because that's what's dominating our forecast and keeping temperatures below average. see the time stamp ove. the gray has thickened and that is the cloud cover that's been dropping mist near the coast but that's about it. nothing else going on this morning other than mid 50s to low 60s. notice we'll stay in the low 60s at the coast from noon to 4:00 and jump from 68 to 71. not a lot of warming around the bay. 71 to 76 inland. cool evening on the way. get ready for 50s and 60s. what should we get ready for on the roads? >> a bart delay, significant one if you're trying to get out of the antioch area. no new information here. this is an equipment problem on the tracks. sounds like it's a switching issue between antioch and pittsburgh/bay point station in the sfo direction. sounds like some major delayseru i would head to another station if possible or find another way
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official time from chp. we'll take a look at drive times coming up around 6:10. >> thank you. several updates on the mass shooting at a madden video game tournament in florida. a high school in southern california has identified one of the two victims killed. >> calabasas high school tweeted saying they are heartbroken to learn elijah clayton was murdered. the 24-year-old had played football for the school. the ea sports website said clayton was one of the best at the game and the identity of the second victim has not been released and we're learning that six people remain hospitalized. five other victims have been released. the suspected gunman who also died has been identified. he is 24-year-old david katz from baltimore, maryland. police say he turned the gun on himself. the "l.a. times" reports katz was eliminated from the competition and then shot multiple people. new olympvernight a high-sp chase over the san mateo bridge.
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three patrol cars chase a vehicle on westbound 92 around 11:30 in hayward. the chp saying the driver eventually headed on to southbound 101 and stopped in east palo alto. we're working to find out why the chase bgan a big relief for san francisco muni commuters this morning. the twin peaks tunnel is reopen after being closed for two months for repairs. >> abc 7 news reporter amy hollyfield is live with reaction from riders this morning. >> good morning. commuters are telling us this is a huge relief, that it was a big inconvenience this summer. here is a look at some of the first trains going into that tunnel this monday morning. the tunnel was shut down so crews could replace the tracks, improve the drainage system and do earthquake retro fitting. this opened on saturday but this is the first commute where people headed into downtown will get to use it this morning. one commuter said he avoided going downtown when he could because of the closure. >> oh, it was like i would go
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downtown a quarter as much because of the hassle of getting on the train and it would take at least an hour because you would have to go to the bart or take the l train and wait for that in the hot sun. wait for the transfer. yeah. so i'm excited that we now have a tunnel. >> reporter: the tunnel connects the west side of san francisco to downtown. officials say they got the work done on time. they were very proud of that. however, a worker on this project was killed when a beam fell and hit him, 51-year-old patrick ricketts was a signal technician for shimmick construction. the company has a history of safety violations. this prompted muni chief to say future bids on projects will go through a more thorough evaluation. live in san francisco, amy hollyfield, abc 7 news. >> thank you. san francisco police continue to search for the
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person accused of hitting and killing a pedicab operator. today marks two months. this is surveillance video of the suspect's car, a gold honda civic. loved with ones gathered for a celebration of life yesterday at golden gate park. manning's daughter is pleading for the driver to come forward and says her father was giving and selfless. vince brown who met manning 40 years ago says they were best friends until the day manning drive. >> the legacy i would like him to have is to at least know that people move on helping each other. i would like to see this come to some means of an end by reporting what they know. >> manning's family will host a benefit concert next month to raise money for protected bike lanes. developing news in san francisco, police are still searching for two people who shot and killed an anti-gun violence activist. >> a gofundme campaign for joe
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taoutui. he worked for the street violence intervention program. he was shot during his lunch break two weeks ago near the willie mays boys and girls club. he died at the hospital on wednesday. he leaves behind a wife and 2-year-old daughter. money raid through gofundme wilu funeral services. a man breaking into two vehicles on campus. police released this photos hoping someone will recognize him and say the first break-in happened yesterday around noon. the suspect was seen smashing the window of a car parked in the band way building parking lot. less than two hours later police say the same person broke into a vehicle parked in the underhill parking lot. that suspect drove off in a tan 1998 nissan pathfinder suv mourners packed a high school gymnasium to pay tribute to molly tibbetts yesterday. her body found last tuesday more than a month after she vanished.
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her father and one of her high school teachers spoke during the funeral mass. >> they presented a positive message to all of us, encouraged all of us to remember the good things. >> how easy she was to get along with. how like just how contagious she was, how easily she could make anybody smile. how mature she was for her age. >> a farm worker in the u.s. illegally from mexico faces murder charges in tibbetts' death. she lived in oakland and attended school in piedmont during her childhood lyft is going to start using geo fencing to protect bikers in san francisco. we'll explain how that works plus the permanent move the company just made we're getting a new look at the aftermath from hurricane lane. also an update on the local team that flew to hawaii to help. >> and you are never more than seven minutes away from my accuweather forecast. check out hayward unified school district heading back to school today. mainly cloudy, 66 at 7:00. mainly cloudy, 66 at 7:00. delightful
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you are never more than seven minutes away from your accuweather forecast. >> this is "abc 7 mornings." >> we're about ten minutes after 6:00 on a monday. hi, everybody. 55 right now in menlo park and redwood city. 56 in daly city and foster9
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degrees. even 60 in san carlos on the peninsula. emont.ccordnd 57 in san jose. napa san rafael and antioch. lot of cloud cover will keep temperatures comfortable for exercising. beaches typical day, low to mid 60s, on the bay we'll see sunshine and light breezes. the north bay starting off in the 50s with a lot of cloud cover and then we jump into the 70s this afternoon with a whole lot of sunshine. for the peninsula starting off cloudy and 60 by the afternoon hours comfortable and sunny and low 70s. your accuweather seven-day forecast takes us into september next. here's alexis. >> sounds crazy to think about. we are looking live at the san mateo bridge right now. those volumes are pretty heavy this morning. we did have an earlier crash around the toll plaza. looks like that has cleared in the last few minutes. you are heavy if you are using 880. a little bit of new information
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for our mass transit issue. we still have a major delay on bart between antioch and pittsburgh/bay point. sounds like it's going in both directions between sfo and antioch. they're running trains between the two stations every 30 minutes instead of every 15 due to a switching problem on the track. thank you. women in board rooms, how close stay lawmakers are to making that a requirement. >> a new report raising more questions for california's high-speed rail project. the bullet train as we head to break we leave as we head to break we leave you with over theast 24 hours, you finished preparing him for college. in 24 hours, you'll send him off thinking you've done everything for his well being. but meningitis b progresses quickly and can be fatal,
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abc 7 mornings. all news. >> you might want to check your fridge. cargill meat solutions is recalling ground beef. the company says it could be contaminated with e. coli. this recall is for ten-pound packages made on august 16th. the use or freeze by date is september 5th. so far there are no reports of anyone actually getting sick. if you have that meat at home, you can return it and unfortunately get a refund tropical storm lane is retreating from hawaii, but not big island. >> that is a boulder tumbling down on to a highway in the area
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over the weekend. both lanes of the road were closed while crews cleared the mess. the tropical storm is losing some steam, flooding and landslides remain a threat, though. since wednesday it has dumped more than 45 inches of rain on the eastern side of the big island. here's a look at the local team that is helping out after hurricane lane swept by hawaii. menlo park fire district provided this photo. the task force is made up of firefighters from eight departments including san francisco and san jose. doctors and structural engineers are also part of that team. menlo park fire officials said they unloaded 40,000 pounds of equipment when they were given orders to repack and head to helio. >> women can have a bigger say in how california based companies are run if a bill passes this week. the state assembly is set to discuss a measure requiring women on the board of directors. it's passed the state senate. supporters say women in leadership roles can ensure
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greater protections in the workplace against problems like sexual harassment. critics say this violates the constitution and can be challenged on equal protection grounds. bloomberg reports there are more than 450 public traded companies in california. women hold less than 16% of board room seats get ready to have your mind blown by the numbers i'm going to serve you. delays to the high-speed rail between l.a. and the bay area could add billions more to the cost of the projects. the "l.a. times" reports to hit the 2033 billion budget, officials will have to increase daily spending by up to nine times over the next four years. if the target date is missed, inflation will reportedly raise the cost of the project by as much as $2 billion a year. spending has increased this year after the rail authority ap tusn estimates grab your clothes pinned the
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conservatory of flowers waiting for another flower to bloom. >> we went through this, and it's happening again. the greenhouse posted this instagram over the weekend. it's holding a naming contest. this is what the first one looked like. it is quite stunning looking smelling. the stinky scent lasts about 48 hours. the conservatory says it will be posted updates on its social media pages. last time they opened up longer hours because they had so many people that wanted to see/smell it. >> except for the two sitting to my right. >> oh, yeah. >> i'm not a fan of bad smells. >> no. >> sorry. >> don't blame you. >> it is beautiful and so rare. >> second chance, no? >> i didn't even like the scratch and sniff pizza. >> yeah. >> like that bothered me enough in third grade. i don't need that. >> i like anything that smells like pizza. i do. it's true. >> we know the corps doesn't smell like that, so sorry.
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guess i will be going by myself again. >> enjoy. >> thanks. the line got shorter. 6:18 this morning. hi, everybody. san jose, waking up mostly cloudy conditions. you can see you'll need the sunglasses before the rest of us but we will have the persistent flow that will keep us below average even with the afternoon sunshine. clouds will come back tonight. the mist less and lesslikely this morning as we get deeper into the morning commute. it is closer to san francisco and the coast if you're traveling that way and summer heat missing from the forecast. this persistent area of high pressure that's grabbing some cool air from alaska and bringing it down to us and just punching it through every day it seems like for this entire month. it's going to continue today with mid to upper 70s through most of the south bay, san jose 78 and then away from the cooling bay water and we have low 80s for morgan hill, gatos and millbrae. ast.70s the rest of the
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mid 60s in downtown south san francisco. five degrees cooler than average. some mid 80s as you head up cloverdale, ukiah and richland. can't get nicer than this, low to mid 70s elsewhere. upper 70s to low 80s in the east bay valleys. electric bills are going to be lower this august than they were last august. the weekend when we say hello to september, it feels like fall. alexis? >> all right. sounds good to me. i am not complaining. we are looking at traffic this morning. hayward, we have two issues on state route 92. one a two-car crash that has cleared around the toll plaza on the shoulder and just before that as you leave 880 and approach the toll plaza a disabled vehicle that is blocking one of the left, center lanes. solid there from 880 backing up a little bit on to the 880 corridor as well. metering lights on at 5:26,
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almost an hour for you. little delay unless you are using the carpool lanes this morning and definitely heavy out of the central valley. tracy to dublin, 1 hour 7 minutes. antioch to concord, north bay commute looks good san rafael to san francisco 15 minutes. >> this is very interesting, in san francisco lyft is permanently moving their pick-ups and drop-offs from a very busy portion of valencia street in response from complaints about cyclists for double parking there. they are calling this a geofence. according to the examiner, valencia between 16th and 19th streets will be off limits to lyft drivers. a pilot program was originally in effect between march and june of this year and now after studying the issue, that geo fence is permanent. lyft customers are being directed to specific pick-up points located on side streets "good morning america" is coming up at 7:00 right here on
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abc 7. ginger zee joining us live from new york city with a look at what's ahead. happy monday morning to you. >> to you as well, reggie andni morning. coming up on "gma" we have the latest on that deadly shooting spree. i'm sure you've been reporting about it at the video game tournament in florida. the alleged shooter killed two before turning the gun on himself and police are now searching for the motive and we are live on the scene this morning. victor and amy speaking exclusively with some of the survivors. also ahead the bombshell accusation against pope francis accused of covering up for a predator cardinal. how the pope is responding to a call for him to resign. and we're celebrating the life of the great senator john mccain. his legacy from his military service to service as a lawmaker and also the other side of him, the family man, the funny man, so many great cameos on tv in the late night shows and what we're learning about former presidents asked to speak at his funeral. and patti labelle in times
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average instead of 70s and 80s, how about 60s and 70s for this august 27th. >> thank you. burning man, flamed out because of the high winds on the very first day. >> what a bummer. festival organizers closed the entrance to the camp for hours yesterday cause something major traffic delays. as of this morning people headed to the festival in nevada's black rock desert should expect to wait about seven hours to get to the front gate. highway patrol says winds of up to 60 miles per hour kicked up dust making it nearly impossible for drivers to see. >> those burners are dedicated and will wait for seven hours. >> they will. sorry, you guys. that's terrible. celebrating diversity in the south bay. >> hundreds marched down the streets of san jose for the pride parade. ♪ >> more than 80 groups took part in the celebration yesterday that included south bay
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community organizations and tech companies. spectators say they're happy to see san jose's celebration grow in recent years. >> it's nice to see a bigger parade than sometimes what you see where we're from in nebraska. >> the celebration included a pride festival at san cesar chavez. you can own a working piece of history, a functioning apple 1 is being auctioned off next month. this is a computer that started it all at the cupertino compan. steve jobs and steve wozniak produced about 200 of them. about 60 are known to still be around. it was sold in 1976 for just under $700. certainly a lot at the time. it's expected to fetch about $300,000. >> wow the appreciation on that thing. >> no kidding. >> getting personal with steph curry, taking a public stance on a big equality issue. >> guns drawn and pointed at a
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home. the dramatic end to a bay area standoff. >> if you like advertisements you'll probably enjoy a new change to youtube. what we know a
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live where you live, this is abc 7 news. >> at 6:30 we are hearing from someone injured during the deadly shooting at a gaming
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tournament as one of the victims is identified. he was from california. >> as we learn how the country will honor the late senator john mccain, the white house has raised its flag back to full staff and that's not the only move raising questions this morning. and be skeptical of the next time you see a positiveout ama aprely some the comnt are an inside job. the call is coming from inside the house. good morning. on this monday, august 27th. >> natasha is off and you you are never more than seven minutes away from the accuweather forecast. we're going to start things off with mike nicco. >> i think since we've been on about two hours you liked yesterday. >> oh, yeah. loved it. >> yeah. >> this weekend was gorgeous. >> seems to be the theme. >> it's great when it's not 100 degrees in the east bay. >> it won't be for a long time. hi, everybody. look at that, the gray is throughout once again. fog august rolls on. a gust of 30 miles per hour in
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fairfield, 14 concord. a sea breeze that will keep our temperatures below average even when the sun does break out during the lunch hour. mid to upper 50s at 7:00, to low 60s to low 70s from the coast inland attorn into a at noon. light jacket you may need it at 7:00 as we are become in the 50s and 60s. monday morning, let's get that commute. here's alexis. >> good morning. it is feeling like it, things have filled in here in walnut creek. southbound 680 a lot of brake lights at this point. things at full volume. fog and haziness has filled in as well. still have the major delay between antioch and pittsburgh/bay-point stations in both directions. sfo and antioch. due to a switching problem. the trains running every 30 minutes instead of every 15 minutes. plan on lengthy delays now to developing news about the mass shooting at a video game tournament in florida. two people are confirmed dead
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plus the shooter and at least 11 others end injured. the suspected gunman died of a suspected gunshot wound. one of the people hurt in the shooting said he's in good spirits thanks to friends and family. >> i'm a little shook, i have a good suort system in my family the guys i was i reached out to them and made sure they were okay. having guys like that life makes something like this easier to go through. >> witnesses say the gunman was arguing with another gamer when he went back to the venue and waited a few minutes and then opened fire. this is one of the two victims who died, calabasas high school tweeting this out saying they are heartbroken to learn that elijah clayton was murdered. the 24-year-old was a high school football player. the sponsor and company of
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the video game tournament in florida is here in the bay area. >> ea sports has responded to the shooting and so have a number of gamers who told us how heated these economy tigsz can get. abc 7 news reporter matt keller is live in redwood city. matt? >> jessica, ea sports is based here in redwood city. one of the most popular games is the madden football game. they released a statement last night. it says, the tragic situation that occurred sunday in jacksonville was a senseless act of violence that we strongly condemn. our most heartfelt sympathies go to the families of the victims whose lives were taken today and injured. gamers are reacting with shock about the shooting. complexity gaming founder jason lake says one of theirs was injured, nate kristi says this is a sport and like any sport some gamers can get carried away by the intensity of the game. >> i do see some competitors get a little salty, that's what the term is that we use, usually ask them to stand outside, let it
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outside and come back when you're road? cool off. >> cool off basically. >> reporter: the stakes can be high at these tournaments. competitors often travel across the country to participate. gaming tournaments can offer cash prizes to the winners. live in redwood city, matt keller, abc 7 news. >> thank you. happening today, counselors will be on hand at armijo high school in fairfield. >> this after a shooting that killed a 16-year-old and put the school on lockdown. police identified the victim as omar willis of fairfield. an 18-year-old was injured. the shooting happened just after 5:00 friday night right before the kickoff of the jv football game. police arrested one suspect hiding in the school's gymnasium and officers found a second suspect at the house nearby. take a look here, this is the man police think stabbed another passenger at the macarthur bart station saturday night. these are new images him from surveillance cameras.
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there was some sort of argument on the train before the attack. the victim cut on his thum the suspect was seen running from the station. it's where nia wilson was stabbed to death and her sister was stabbed and survived. the suspect john lee cowell could face the death penalty if he is convicted. in the east bay an hours long standoff ended peacefully with an arrest. new video shows the tense situation outside a home in antioch last night. according to our media partner "the east bay times" police responded to reports of a domestic dispute. they were told a man hit and threatened a family member before barricading himself inside the home. police drew their guns and brought in a crisis intervention team after learning the suspect could be armed and he surrendered nearly two and a half hours later the public invited to pay respects and honor john m serv wk. the senator died saturday after a battle with brain cancer. former president george w. bush has been asked to speak at
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mccain's service. former president obama scheduled to be there. here are the plans to honor mccain this week. on wednesday he will lie in state in the arizona state capitol that would have been his 82nd birthday. his memorial service is scheduled at the baptist church. >> we learned this morning president trump nixed issuing a statement praising the heroism and life of senator mccain. according to the "washington post," press secretary sara sanders and john kelly pushed mr. trump to issue an official statement lauding mccain for his senate service and wanted the president to say he was a hero. instead, president trump opted for a short tweet saying, my deepest sympathies and respect go out to the family of senator john mccain, our hearts and s e house, flags at the white house were lowered to half staff this
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weekend after mccain's passing, but as you can see this morning, they are back to full staff. back in the east bay, firefighters quickly stopped flames from a fast-moving grass fire from reaching any buildings. abc 7 was on interstate 580 as smoke rose above castro valley yesterday afternoon. you can see it here in the video. the fire broke out near palo verde road. the fire department tells us it burned 48 acres before they had it contained. cal fire helped attack the flames with ground crews and aircraft. crews are getting control of the two major wildfires still burning in northern california. the ranch fire is 67% contained this morning. it has burned 402,000 acres of land and it's the largest fire in state history. the rch fire fully contained by some time next week. the carr fire in the redding area is 96% contained burned
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229,000 acres and destroyed more than a thousand homes. the fire one of the most destructive in state history. cal fire isn't sure when it's going to have full containment let's take a look at what's going on with our temperatures. you can see a lot of mid-50s to upper 50s. we have alameda and newark and cupertino at about 62 degrees. let's take a look at commute and the golden gate bridge not all that foggy but definite thick marine layer above it and every once in a while letting out a little mist, not really a lot of drizzle, but mist hanging in the air. so watch out for that. about the next hour and a half or so. that's why i have yellow caution for driving on your commute. cool, comfy for the ferry ride, no matter if it's this morning or afternoon. pretty calm and then mass transit just watching the air because just outside our borders in the central valley we're going to have some really nasty air. i'll show you that coming up. first let's talk about berkeley unified school district waking
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up and cloudy, that way through 8:00 and sunshine by noon and in the afternoon hours 63 to 67. hayward unified school district 63 mostly cloudy, sunny by noon and 67. and by 3:00 you're very comfortable at about 71 degrees. so more and more students going back to school. that means more and more people on the road. we want to bring in alexis and tell us what's going on. >> you can tell too, even just the last couple weeks those cameras really are showing some heavier volumes. still do have a decent kr amount of green on our traffic maps but head up to a problem we've been tracking all morning, this actually started last night around 10:00 p.m., state route 116 closed near northwood lodge in the guerneville area that took out a power pole. they're working on cutting up the pole and get the lines off the roadway. the westbound side of 116 is open but doing one-way traffic control in the area. you could see delays as we get further into the morning commute. ramping things up for the bay bridge toll plaza, metering lights on at 5:26 this mor.
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so aite bit over an hour. carpool lanes looking great. everyone else certainly stop and go through the metering lights. the rest of the way into san francisco looks great. westbound 80 to the maze, five minutes, freemont to san jose in the green at 15 and no delays for northbound 280, highway 101 to cupertino in the green, taking up to 12 minutes new details this morning on a crash involving a tesla and a san jose fire truck. we've learned officers arrested the driver for dui. investigators say michael tran slammed into the back of the fire truck early saturday morning as fire crews responded to another crash on highway 101 near coyote creek. tran told an officer he thought he had autopilot on at the time. investigators have not determined if the car was in self-driving mode. they treated him and his passenger for minor injuries. new this morning, a crackdown on drunk drivers. vallejo police handed out 20 tickets as part of a dui checkpoint. the department said it screened
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hundreds as part of a drive sober or get pulled over campaign. in addition to the 20 citations, officers conducted three field sobriety tests and impounded eight cars. the campaign cracking down on drunk driving runs through labor day weekend aspirin may not be doing what you think. what a new study is revealing. >> and you're looking live at the big board at the new york stock exchange. we're up nicely this monday morning. 155 points. another update on how the markets are doing next. >> this bay area teenager was the youngest girl to ever climb mount kilimanjaro and set another remarkable record over the weekend. >> a live look outside right now at the bay bridge toll plaza. a lot of cars already there this morning. we have your weather and your traffic information up through
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you are never more than seven minutes away from your accuweather forecast. >> this is "abc 7 mornings." >> we've got more districts going back to school. hillsborough starting off mostly cloudy, 60 this morning. 66, mostly sunny at noon and mostly sunny and about 68, very comfortable at 3:00. here's how close the poor air quality is just outside our borders in the central valley. this goes until about 11:45 tomorrow morning. look it spreads throughout the grapevine. temperatures 79 in los angeles today, about 81 in sacramento, 75 and hazy in tahoe. here's reggie and jessica with more news. >> thank you. a little bit ofunnel is bac
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open. >> a look at the map. the tunnel that runs between west portal and castro stations was closed this summer for repairs. a lot of people happy it's back open. amy hollyfield is live at the west portal muni station with more. hi, amy. >> hi, jessica. they're happy and well rested, getting to sleep in a little bit because the detour is no longer in place which took a while to get around. commuters say it was a great inconvenience this summer. here's a look this morning of the tunnel up and running for the first time on a monday morning since the shutdown. it was closed so crews could e theck imp the drainage system and did earthquake retrofitting. commuters say it was a real hassle going around it and they're relieved to have it open again. >> it was hard because we have to have two, three rides for me. i have to take the bart and
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then -- first the bus and then bart and it is hard. >> reporter: this tunnel connects west side of san francisco to downtown. we talked to one man who said he avoid downtown when he could because the detour took so long for him to get around. officials say they did get this work done on time so very proud of that element of the project. live in san francisco, amy hollyfield, abc 7 news. >> amy, thank you. as of this morning, the pope has not yet commented on a letter he knew about sexual abu abuse allegations against a former cardinal. the top diplomat in the u.s. claims pope francis knew for at least five years that cardinal theodore mckerik was a serial predator. mckerik was a cardinal in washington, d.c. he just resigned last month after an investigation determined he had sexually abused a minor was credible.
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the document calls for th pope an resign.et aoodmp new this mo rebenefit from taking daily low aspirin to prevent a first heart attack or stroke. researchers tested whether aspirin could prevent a first heart attack or stroke in people with diabetes or other health threats such as smoking and high blood pressure. researchers found the good that aspirin did was outweighed by a greater risk of serious bleeding your morning money report. tesla's stock is taking a dip after ceo elon musk announced he will not be buying out the company after all. >> see how the company stock is doing right now. it's down about $4.50. on friday musk said existing shareholders thought tesla would be better off as a public company. experts say musk could face a fine for misleading investors.
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tesla's stock price skyrocketed this month after musk said he had secured funding for a buyout tesla trading on the nasdaq but a look at the new york stock exchange as trading gets under way this morning. up 190 points. we're off to a pretty strong start as president trump hints the u.s. and mexico are closer to a deal on nafta congratulations, california. gas prices dropped one cent since last month. here in the bay area doesn't mean a lot. a gallon costs $3.63 in san jose, oakland $3.65, san francisco you win at $3.76. if winning is having the highest price. refiners have increased capacity and current demand is low meaning prices should continue to drop but only slightly. steph curry taking a strong stand in support of closing the pay gap between men and women. in an article yesterday which was women's equality day he says the issue is more personal now
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that he has two daughters. studies show women make less than men for the same job. curry said in part, quote, i want them to grow up believing that they can dream big and strive for careers where they will be treated fairly. amazon is taking to twitter to improve its reputation even paying some employees full time to say good things about it on-line. >> this according to business insider. there are at least 13 amazon employee accounts on twitter. the employees called fulfillment center ambassadors they talk about the issues for which amazon has been highly criticized like pay for warehouse jobs and employee bathroom breaks. amazon tells business insider the employees have worked in its ware houses and they are paid to talk about their personal experiences. now to that very big win on the baseball field that a lot of people are talking about this morning. >> particularly my family. hawaii taking the trophy for the
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little league series. >> they have it. hawaii wins it. >> hawaii beat south korea and man, was that pitcher happy. of course the kids doing it in hawaii style. the first batter nailing a home run and the pitcher allowed two singles and a walk, but no runs for the complete game shutout. the final score 3-0. the last time a hawaiian team won was in 2008. the first championship in a decade. that's good news for hawaii because, obviously, they just want through a hurricane and they had a lot of trouble with lava coming from the big island earlier this year. my hawaii family was going insane about this yesterday. >> so were the kids. congratulations. nice to see the smile on their faces hundreds of people opened their hearts and wallets to celebrate the taylor family foundation this weekend. >> great music, great food and drinks and we always love it when the kids are dancing. this is for the annual day in the park fundraiser which is another big success. the
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chronic illnesses and life-threatening conditions to camp arroyo in livermore. we had a nice showing from t stage helping with the auction. abc 7 is a long-time, proud sponsor of day in the park. mike, i don't have this memorized. how many years have they been doing this >> 28. >> 28. started in elaine's backyard. >> i love here. >> now look at it. >> she had a lot of flavor. she was great. >> i love to see them dancing. >> where is all the video of mike nicco dancing? like that disappeared? >> cut for time. isn't that funny. >> oh. >> paid the producers when you came in. >> on the floor with reggie's ad cheryl's and sue was there. >> maybe you can give us a taste. >> i would, but the producer saying get to the weather. >> oh. >> guess it will be a private show. live look, all kidding aside
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what a great event and they serve so many kids and it's -- look into it if you can. got to get to weather. a look from 2600 feet, the top of the marine layer and fog rolls in. temperatures below average. clouds return. a little coastal mist like we were dealing with this morning. september starts this weekend and going to be cooler than average. cloud cover, noon, still hanging around the bay, will open up and clouds there, and the case during the afternoon hoursed a we will see sunshine along the coast. by 7:00 the blanket starting to pull over us once again. mid to upper 70s most of the south bay, san jose 78, see the 80s, stick out, morgan hill and gilroy. low 70s the peninsula and millbrae 68. mild along the coast without sunshine, low to mid 60s with mid 60s in downtown and south san francisco and sausalito. through the north bay, look how cool these are, low to mid 70s, 80s to cloverdale and northward and the shore upper 60s, richmond and berkeley.
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mid 70s elsewhere. inland we have upper 70s to low 80s. game tonight ici ticket and get a backpack too. 60 at at&t park dropping down to 58. cooler tomorrow, but temperatures are going to hang mainly in the office 70s. >> our biggest issue has been the bart delay only impacting folks between antioch and pittsburgh/bay point, but we have major delays due to a switching problem on the tracks. it's now impacting both directions and sfo and antioch directions and those trains are running every 30 minutes instead of every 15, but the delay is likely longer than 30 minutes. keep that in mind if that's part of your commute. you may want to consider alternate options. everyone else quiet on the roads. 101 and 880 in san jose. little further south, northbound 101 connecter to northbound 680 hearing about a disabled vehicle blocking one lane. overall that's a pretty minor
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issue. next traffic update before 7:00. >> thank you. the california highway patrol talking marijuana today. the agency is hosting a summit in dublin and will look into the impact marijuana has on impaired driving. the chp has been making an effort to remind drivers while pot may be legal in the state, it's still against the law to drive under the influence. today's event is open to the public and starts at 8:00 at the alameda county office of emergency services. the next time you logon to youtube you may notice fewer of the skip ad buttons before the videos. >> i love to skip an ad. this is disappointing. youtube making nonskippable ads available to all channels that make money from videos. they were available only to select channels. youtube creators can opt for skippable ads which allows viewers to skip an ad five seconds after it starts playing. nonskippable ads run up to 20 seconds long a bay area teenager is the first young person ever to complete the california triple crown of marathon swimming.
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menlo student sw across leahoe fal of three l swims including the santa barbara channel and catalina channel. the mercury news reports the 15-year-old holds the record for the youngest girl to climb mount kilimanjaro and she did that when she was 10. >> she is putting us all to shame. >> what have we done with our lives? >> no kidding. good for her good for her next the seven things you
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if you're just joining us the seven things to know before you go. number one, the suspected gunman in the mass shooting at a video game tournament in florida is dead. police believe 24-year-old david katz killed two people before turning the gun on himself number two, today counselors will be on hand at armijo in fairfield. this after a shooting near the campus that killed a 16-year-old and put that school on lockdown friday. police arrested two suspects number three, right now planning is under way to remember arizona senator john mccain. there will be a memorial service in phoenix on thursday and then on saturday there will be a private national memorial service at the national
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cathedral number four, today the first weekday commute with the twin peaks tunnel in san francisco back open after two months of major construction. crews replaced all of the rail and other key systems inside that 100-year-old tunnel. >> number five, mass transit, a little more here, although this isn't as good news. the major delay for bart between antioch and pittsburgh bay point and sfo and antioch directions. trains running every 30 minutes instead of every 15 due to a switching problem on the track and number six, it's a new work week, but it's the same old fogggust. mainly cloudy and temperatures in the upper 50s, below average with a little sunshine this afternoon. 60s and 70s number seven, pumpkin spiced lattes return to the starbucks menu tomorrow. they usually launch in september but the coffee chain rolling out the drink a few days early this year. what happened to that? >> way too many -- >> yeah. whoa. >> is that the message that they
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want to send? >> i know. >> she'll be like this. >> have a good day. see you good morning, america. deadly rampage. chilling moment a gunman opens fire at a crowded video game tournament in florida. a laser dot appears on one of the player's chests. shots ring out on a live stream. then the video feed cuts out. at least two killed. nearly a dozen injured before the gunman took his own life. now the search for a motive and this morning, two survivors tell their story exclusively on "gma." amy robach is live on the scene with the latest. also this morning, celebrating the life of an american maverick and a war hero, senator john mccain who put country over party calling for civility above all. >> let's trust each other. let's return to regular order. >> from prisoner of war to presidential candidate and family man.

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