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the closer to the peninsula coast, you'll receive light showers. temperatures mainly in the low to mid-40s. los gatos and morgan hill in the one of my favorite days. 30s. mid to upper 40s everywhere friday. >> it is my favorite day. until you move inland. >> by far. we see 40 around danville. there's so much hope and anticipation. >> for the weekend. 36 in gdegate >> for sleep. >> thanks for joining us. bridge. the weekend is upon us almost. yard work, trying to do it we'll check in with mike. today. yours may be like mine. >> should i mention daylight getting unruly. saving or wait until later? haven't had a chance to mow. >> no. why are you doing that? it's like working on a sponge. >> come on, mike. exercisi >> always me. exercising, more sunshine today. i know. i'm sorry. we still have light snow. here's a look at what's going on we'll talk more about that and in the south bay. still a lingering shower around. tomorrow's rain coming up next. taking a look at the roads. we do have a rollover crash. blossom hill road towards we still have not gotten university avenue. official word that a lane is look at that. blocked. i think we do. how quickly it turns and mixes we have a significant backup with snow as you head into the forming there along mineta san summit around bear creek road.i jose airport. this is northbound 87 around the 101 merge. di lan on its wheels but i
believe the emergency crews are blocking a lane at this point. dry. it left a sheen behind on 87. they were saying it was ten feet off the roadway. we have slickness in the south westbound 80, highway 4 to the bay while the rest of us are maze in the green at 19 minutes. drerur mos 16 across the bay bridge. as far as i know, nothing part at 7:00. temperatures will be in the low blocking. some of the streetlights are flashing on and off. to mid-50s. breezy this afternoon. that sometimes happens and maybe >> speaking of alexis, here she that's impacting traffic. is. >> mike, actually on state route southbound 101, san francisco to sfo in the green at nine 87 north of where the camera is, minutes. thanks, alexis. we have a rollover crash. a huge crowd of people up early we could have slick conditions that could have possibly caused this morning to get access to that or be a contributing factor free dental work. >> doors opened 30 minutes ago. to that collision. i'll talk about that in a few this is new video minutes. right now, a dry bay bridge toll the solano county fairgrounds in vallejo this morning. plaza. metering lights on this morning. dentists and dental protests are pretty typical. providing free oral health care. not too friday light. the approaches to the maze -- the california dental once you make it up to the toll association is hosting this two-day event. plaza. about 1900 people are expected. that's pretty typical. the clinic is happening today the 580 merge. and tomorrow. again at the solano county fair we have a crash in castro ground as you saw there. valley. that is blocking the right lane. enteriv ike aehicle lost patients are seen on a first come first served basis.
then bounced theanes i.d. is required. >> you can see how much need and hit another vehicle there. there is for that service. emergency crews on the way to salesforce is 20 years old that scene. today. to celebrate the milestone, the definitely seeing a backup. company has a surprise. alexis, thank you. at abc 7 news, we're focused on unnamed grammy award winning building a better bay area by artist is ex tektpected to hold examining things like traffic congestion. there's a groundbreaking private concert for employees. ceremony for the 101 express man, they get everything. salesforce will raise money for lanes project that will change your morning commute. several charities. >> amy hollyfield is live for us san francisco education fund, dress for success and st. in san mateo with the impact of this. anthony's. >> who do you think it is? >> who do we know at salesforce. good morning amy. >> reporter: good morning, >> it better not be skinny jessica. they're going to kick it off in legend mariah carey. this parking lot. i'll go nuts. they're predicting that the don't try to cheat the system. project will really ease the the sneaky thing one driver morning commute here on the peninsula. tried in order to use the here is a look at exactly where carpool lanes. the security ris thak this will be happening. they're going to add an express lane in each direction on highway 101. that's between san bruno and sunnyvale. they expect it will open up in about three years. they're saying midway between ht
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this summer. li is out on more than $64 million bail. meanwhile, her boyfriend, bayat is in custody. if convicted of murder, both could face 25 years to life in prison. happening today, president trump is traveling to alabama to see the area devastated by a tornado that killed 23 people. the president said it's a, quote, tragic situation but a lot of good work is being done. new this morning, a drug he has declared a major disaster for the area. sweep in the tenderloin. that means residents can receive an undercover operation led to grants for temporary housing and the arrests of eight drug home repairs. the tornado that touched down dealers and they posted this photo of some of the narcotics sunday was the deadliest in they found this week. nearly six years. police say they will release new this morning, the labor department issued the february more information about the operation later today. jobs report in the last half richmond high school hour. it wasn't a good one. reopened today after being the economy added just 20,000 closed last two days because of a power outage. pg&e confirms the outage on jobs last month. 180,000 jobs were expected. tuesday was because of equipment this is the fewest that we've failure. seen added in a year and a half. power was restored to most areas despite that, the unemployment except the high school. rate fell from 4% to 3.8%. crews had to order a part to fix the main breaker. it didn't quite fit so classes
economists say cold weather were canceled for two days. a generator is going to across the country may have led power the school today. administrators say it's unclear to the hiring slowdown. > tonight, policcheckpnts arou n president trump's ongoing fight may have been factors. howl will wall street react? we'll bring you the opening bell at 6:30. free dental care for hundreds of people. until 2:00 a.m. the huge line for the clinic dui doesn't just apply to that just alcohol. marijuana and prescription drugs can also impair your ability to drive. don't break the rules, folks. that's what the chp is saying after an officer caught a driver trying to cheat in the carpool lane. look at this. the officer found not one but two dummies in the back seat. the driver was headed eastbound on interstate 80 in oakland. chp says the driver was driving with a suspended license also. he faces a minimum of $500 hov violation fine and his car was towed. as you said, two dummies or three in the car? >> maybe put nttime.
not tryinet to bt sy h ad hooddid? >> should have used a wig or sunglasses. it wasn't elaborate. >> a good wig makes things better. that's my general rule. >> oh, boy. checking out the roads this morning. we have an issue in castro valley. a little bit of good news. we heard that there are no injuries. initially, they said someone was hurt here. northbound state route 238 past the 580 merge, still have the far right lane blocked and we've got about two miles of solid backups approaching the scene. hopefully that will be pushed off to the side shortly. the bay bridge toll plaza, pretty typical. not too friday light. the metering lights are on as of 5:20 this morning. heavy on the span as well. nothing currently blocking. i'll be right back with the toyota tahoe report. let's check in with mike nicco. why are all these business owners so excited? we're going to comcast. >> thanks, alexis. it's ahead of the game, ahead of the curve. comcast business is for me. i thought we'd start with a it's switch and save days at comcast business. beautiful and dry picture. right now, get fast, back towards the salesforce
reliable internet for $49.95 a month and save $600 a year. tower in the morning sunshine. this is what we're dealing with. just one more way we take your business beyond. 23 to 39 mile per hour winds on but hurry, switch and save days ends april 7th. tam. bree cown towards up, i can't wait to go home and tell everyone about it. us and make it feel like winter i just wanna get it right now. this afternoon. guess what i'm gonna do. you'll enjoy thedeveloping. (laughing) call today. comcast business. beyond fast. all right. 52 to 56 degrees. but it will feel cooler than that because of the wind. tonight, you can see the rain and the snow start to go move into the north bay. our next system arrives. we'll have 30s in the deepest inland valleys. couple of areas of low pressure. they'll come towards us and pinwheel over the top of us this weekend. that's why we have a chance of showers not only saturday but a ed gets copays as lowlily go to as zero dollars on small chance sunday. here we are at noon. you can see most of the green medicare part d prescriptions. about gone unless you're hugging ed gets labels clear as day. the coast. during the evening hours, look at that. clearing out and dropping into and, lily.... lily gets anything she wants. the 40s. have a coat. 7:00 in the morning, light to moderate rain. ed knows he could just have us deliver his prescriptions. already moving into the north but what's the fun in that? bay. by noon, transitioning over to
showers. more showers in the afternoon switch to cvs pharmacy. and evening hours. especially across the north bay. there's that area of low pressure. did you see the pinwheel there. the closer you are to the coast, the more likely you have rain sunday. not all of us will get it. just bewingittle bit up in t the sierra with snow showers today, tomorrow but moderate snow coming for sunday. that will make things tricky. we got a 1 for tomorrow. temperatures in the 50s. little sunshine monday. our last storm, keep your fingers crossed for a while on tuesday. sunshine and warmer weather wednesday and thursday. let's talk about the snow with alexis. >> good morning, mike. time for the toyota tahoe report. not a lot has changed since yesterday other than the base totals are up just slightly for most of our resorts. we have chain requirements again for the routes leading to lake tahoe. you will have to chain up unless you've got four-wheel drive.
squaw alpine, about 3 1/2 hours. same thing for north star and heavenly. if you're hided out early on this friday morning. sugar bowl, 160 to 232-inch base. maybe slightly under that for your drive time m averaging around 3:15 to 3 1/2. later on today, it will get longer. 80, 50 and 88. you have to use chains but you should have pretty good conditions once you're there. google is urging chrome browser users to download the latest updates. >> the company says it fixes a high risk security flaw that hackers are exploiting. google has not released details of the flaw. but reports say it's a memory management error in chrome's file reader which lets web apps read the contents of files on a computer. you can do it manually to protect yourself right now. happening today, actress from abc's hit show blackish is being recognized with her own barbie doll. the 19-year-old shared this
photo on instagram. saying she's proud to be representing all those as a barbie role model. it's part of mattel's shero sheo program, that's she and hero put together. this is part of barbie's 60th anniversary and international women's day. she's recpresenting the u.s. look at the dolls. >> look at the lady with the sequin outfit. >> and the woman on the right there. we've got the -- >> i don't know math and you don't know directions. >> we're having a really smooth day here on abc 7 mornings. hopefully ginger zee is having a much -- she has a cooler day. i am so excited to talk to you ginger. i know in a second you're going to talk about nkotv. >> you know i am. it's all nkotv.
>> jesse, reggie great to be with you. a lot of -- 95% coming from me this morning. we'll get do into that in a moment. first, we talk about the reaction coming in after the paul manafort shock he shall. president trump's former campaign chair getting a reduced sentence from what was recommended. george and pierre thomas will have the latest on that. as daylight saving time approaches this weekend, we have the warning of sleep deprivation. gio taking one for the team. >> also flashback friday. turning back the clock in times new kids on the block. i may or may not have told them i had a band called attitude and we covered cover girl. my favorite song. >> reggie, you were playing that earlier this morning. >> i was playing cover girl. jessica is a youngin. she wasn't around for the first
time. >> they're a little old for me. >> we get it. so ginger tweeted out about cover girl and i forgot about cover girl. so i played it for jessica this morning. it has that great chorus like oh, oh, she's my cover girl ♪ right? >> and then they were like sing it for us. oh, no no, no. is on dancing. >> really looking forward to it. the throwback on this friday. we'll see you soon. >> i'm looking forward to it. i'll hang with you oldies. >> you go girl ♪ >> it's going to get ugly. >> she's got the pipes. >> i love it. >>
we're tracking rain again. hits tomorrow. steady rain in the morning. then showers in the afternoon hours. a slight chance of some showers sunday also. definitely going to be wettest tomorrow. storm is 1 on the storm impact scale. it's going to be light. a tenth to .6 inches of rain. the thai football team who captured the world's attention is expected to sign a deal with netflix. it would tell the boys' harrowing and heroic story. the team all between the ages of 11 and 16 got trapped in a cave for 18 days last summer. the intense rescue was an
international effort if the contract is signed the team plans to donate 15% of the income to the thai disaster relief office. we call them the thai football team but in international sense. soccer team here. a crowd favorite is back at the san francisco ballet starting tomorrow. >> abc 7 news was at the war memorial opera house for a piano rehearsal of the sleeping beauty. this is the second year in a row it's being put on. including the rose dance in which she has to balance on points and one foot for a long time. >> a moment that is not only technically very impressive because aurora has to balance on one leg for a very long time. but also it's a very effective moment from the story' standpoint. >> the sleeping beauty opens tomorrow and runs until march 17th. coming up, a big moment for a little girl who inspired steph
we're very interested in what happens right now at 6:30, this is the opening bell at the new york stock exchange. we're watching to see how wall street reacts following the february jobs report that is just out. the economy only added 20,000 jobs last month. 180,000 jobs were expected. we don't think this is likely going to be a great opening for the dow this morning. we're waiting to see what exactly happens. >> by the way, this is tracy war some. she's the managing director for citi group. she's ringing the bell this morning. there's a lot of high-powered women behind her in honor of international women's day. >> the european markets dropped at the open. asia markets dropped at the open optimistic that this is going to be a great day. you never know with the stock market. sometimes we think we're getting bad news that translates into really bad performance and we can be surprised. >> we have had a lot of roller
coaster days in the recent past. that's for sure. it's friday, march 8th. thanks for joining us. >> never more than seven minutes away from your accuweather forecast. here's mike nicco. >> the peninsula, especially the mountains still receiving the best chance of rain. they start in montero and half-mohalf moon bay and above 3,000 feet they mix in with a little bit of snow and that's it. that's where it's going to be for the next couple of hours. for the rest of us, leftover moisture on 87 south of mineta san jose international. dress warmly. mid-30s to mid-40s this morning. there's a chance of a random shower. enjoy the extra sunshine today. know it's going to be tempered by a winter breeze making the low to mid-50s feel cooler if you're outside. mid 40s this evening. at least it's dry. tomorrow, that's a different story. that's coming up. >> really two main trouble spots on the board the entire morning. they're hanging around here.
northbound 87 right as you get to the 101 split in san jose. not far from what mike told you. ended up back on its wheels. we have not gotten much information on this. i believe we have a lane blocked. obviously, we can see the two miles of backup approaching that scene. no recent updates with this collision either. northbound state route 238 past the 580 merge, two-car collision. thankfully, no injuries there. that's blocking the right lane and adding 10, 15 minutes to your commute. next update in ten minutes. developing now, the man believed to be the person in the disturbing surveillance video is in jail. >> police arrested a 60-year-old suspect on peeping and prowling in san jose. abc 7 news reporter matt keller is live for us at the santa clara county jail where the suspect is being held this morning. matt? >> reporter: good morning, skbr jessica. we're finding out more about the
suspect brought here. take a look at his booking photo. this is mark veregge. he's 60 years old and police list him as a mendocino resident. take a look at this next picture. this is from the california symphony website. he's been a member since 1987 and served as principal percussionist since 1989. he performs with reggial orchestras. app ro san jose, marin symphony. chamber orchestra and others. investigators say he committed several acts of indecent exposure. in two incidents, he was caught walking naked to a home on meadowlands lane. both times he knocked on the door, looked through a win dpoe and fled the scene. he was wearing a dress as i approached another home. he knocked on the front door, exposed himself and fled the scene. our media partner says he was listed as being inside the jail last night on $50,000 bail. reporting live in san jose, matt
keller, abc 7 news. thank you, matt. tomorrow marks the first anniversary of a deadly attack at a napa county veterans home that left three women dead. the three were killed on march 9th, 2018. a former resident of the path bay home in yountville hoped fire that day and -- opened fire that day and killed the women. by the way,th p.home never reopened after the tragic shooting last year. b.a.r.t. service is expected to be back to normal after passengers faced major delays during the evening commute. a locked axle on a b.a.r.t. car caused a train to stop between the south hayward and fremont stations last night. all passengers were told to get off the train. this is a photo that was tweeted to us by a viewer. you can see sparks and also smoke underneath the train as crews tried to move it. as a result of all this, trains
were forced to single track causing the major delays. in the east bay, a go fund me page has been set up to help a livermore man nearly killed crossing the street. >> tdriver is still out there while the driver, ouimette suffered internal injuries when he was hit outside the dublin pleasanton b.a.r.t. station. they believe he was driving a silver or gray mid 2000s toyota sedan. >> i flew off his windshield like seven feet in the air and hit the ground. >> day by day things just change as far as his medical status. he keeps having pbl problem. it's been really tough. >> ouimette is expected to be unable to work for roughly eight months. if you'd like more information about his family's go fund me page, dw g. to our website. oakland police are asking
for help to find the suspect of an armed robbery at world ground coffee. stole at least half a dozen laptops and other devices. employees and customers couldn't believe what was happening. >> he pointed at a guy and handed him a bag and said, i want all the happlaptops in the right now. i ran toward the bag. >> i saw everybody's hands go up and i heard the guy say raise your hands. that means you too [ bleep ], you too [ bleep ] you too [ bleep ]. >> that is a terrifying scenario. the suspect wore a bandana on his face and orange work vest. he left the scene in a light blue chevy silverado truck. police and crimestoppers are offering a $10,000 reward for any information leading to the robber's arrest. in the north bay, sonoma county warning victims not to count on fema for help. the county is sending crews to help clean up thousands of tons of debris along the russian river. county leaders say the flood
damage may not qualify for a major disaster declaration. >> we here in sonoma county in this flood event, let's be blunt, basically got screwed because we were the primary epicenter of this flood event. we had an atmospheric river that came and hit sonoma county and parked itself over the watershed and dumped the moisture there. each counties to the south and norts of us were not nearly as heavily impacted. had they been, we would have had nor damages and more people suffering and getting us the help we need. >> a team from fema will determine if it warrants a federal disaster declaration. you're never more than seven minutes away from your accuweather forecast. >> low to upper 40s. this is the area on the coastal side. beginning wave after wave of light rain. showers this morning. temperatures mainly in the mid to upper 40s for the bay.
lows dpat owes, 36 up in the hills. fairfield and santa rosa 39. let's take a look at the winds. they're starting to get prickly out there. they'll get faster. they're 15 to 20. they'll get up to 20 to 25. 39 in tamalpais. 33 on mt. diablo. the sun, what is at that that? that's the first and only sunrise we're going to see this week. we're not going to see it tomorrow. we're probably not going to see it sunday either. enjoy it, cherish it. finally dry on the roads. mass transit cool all day. the east bay valleys. start in the 40s. low to mid-50s from 10:00 to 6:00. back to 48 at 8:00. mix of clouds and sunshine across the south bay now that the rain is about over. 47 at 8:00. we'll be around 50 to 40s. grab a coat this evening. same coat you wore this morning, wear it this evening in san francisco. we sart start in the 40s. go to 52 in the upper 40s by
10:00. so it's drier. it's friday. i know there's always hotspots. but overall, how is the commute today? >> overall, doing okay. not too bad of a commute. i want to take you to one new issue in the east bay. this is westbound 80 near cutting boulevard. we have a two-car collision. chp working on clearing that. that's in the two middle lanes. sounds like no injuries. you're backed up into the richmond area. let's take a quick look at drive times. it looks like it's slowing you down. westbound 80. highway 4 to the maze in the yellow at 29 minutes. not terrible. but not great. westbound 80 across the bay bridge. you're still in the yellow at 16 minutes. of course the metering lights are on. san francisco to sfo looking good all morning in the green at ten minutes. thank you, alexis. in the east bay, san ramon valley school district officials and the teachers union are returning to the bargaining table this afternoon. the two sides walked away without an agreement on wednesday despite a more than 13-hour negotiating session.
they have reached a tentative agreement on a pay raise. but they are still arguing about class sizes and numbers of nurses, librarians and counselors. here's what it all means. if there's no deal by the end of april. next month. there could be a strike. >> a new name for cal train? what specific stations or trains could be called in the future. let's take a live look at the big board. down 184 points right now. after the news of that jobs report that came out. it was less numbers than expected. less jobs created last month than expected. we have another update on how the markets are doing in a few moments. stay with us. saving bay area teens big
all right. let's take a look at what's going on. you can see still a few showers along the peninsula coast. those are going to head into the santa cruz mountains and possibly drop a little snow mixed in with the rain at the summit. for the kids on friday, showers in the south until 7:00, breezy with more sunshine. low to mid-50s. not very warm. here's a look around the stage. we have a winter pattern here. scattered showers in the lower elevations with snow in the higher elevationsment winter weatherng hours. then we'll have snow showers saturday, moderate snow sunday. getting home, itodaye tuda then the snow stops forte while. >> mike, thank you.
a big step forward in a project that could help build a better bay area. we know traffic congestion is an issue here. >> certainly is. a plan for new express lanes on highway 101 may be part of the solution. cal trans will hold a groundbreaking ceremony this morning. amy hollyfield is live for us in san mateo with a look at the project. hi, amy. >> reporter: hi, good morning. jessica. this park and ride parking lot will be full of dignitaries and transportation officials later this morning to gather and celebrate this new project and breaking ground on it today. here's a look at why they are doing this. this gridlock traffic on highway 101. silicon valley is booming. it's not expected to slow down. officials say they have to find a way to move all these people. according to their research, the most efficient way to ease this problem is by adding an express lane. buses, carpools, motorcycln rs f
freen ne single drivers can use the lane but they have to pay a toll. here is a look at where they are creating the express lanes. one in each direction on highway 101 between san bruno and sunnyvale. the cost of the toll will vary throughout the day. it depends on how heavy traffic it. they will use a toll tag to charge you the money. they expect the construction to take about three years. they think they'll be able to open it up midway through 2022. amy hollyfield, abc 7 news. >> amy, thank you. new at 6:00 a.m., democratic presidential candidate elizabeth warren is making a bold campaign proposal. she wants to break up some of the biggest tech companies in the country. check out the tweet that was sent out. do we have that? we don't have the tweet. but it says, quote, it's time to break up amazon, google and facebook. no wn elaborates saying the three companies have a vast power over the economy and
democracy. she added that they've bulldozed competition. warren ends her tweet with the #break up big tech. we didn't have that for you on the screen. we'll send it out on our twitter accounts for you. >> that is going to cause ripples. that is for sure. >> yeah. now to your morning money report. united airlines is testing a program to delay flights for passengers rushing to catch a connecting flight. >> the president of the airline says the softwareless gate agent -- if the airline knows it can make up the time in the air. the program is being tested at united's denver hub. philadelphia isn't cool with businesses trying to go cashless. it just became the first city to essentially require stores to accept cash. it's in response to companies like amazon. they want to open stores that only accept cards which we have here currently in san francisco. critics say refusing cash payments discriminates against low-income people and senior citizens. other big cities, including san
francisco are considering similar moves. taking a live look at the new york stock exchange. we're still down about 140 points. a less than stellar jobs number came out today. although our unemployment rate remains very low still. apple ceo tim cook is making light of an awkward situation. check out his twitter account. you notice anything different there? look closely. tim cook changed it to tim and the apple logo. this comes after president trump referred to him as tim apple during the white house meeting earlier this week. glad he's having fun with that. google is honoring international women's day with a special doodle. >> if you click on it, it's an interactive slide show with inspirational quotes from more than a dozen trail blazers. the theme is women empowering women. those involved with making the doodle say it was hard to pick the quote. they focus on showing a diverse set of voices. just looking. seron o steph m emma her at
curry's signature under snkers go on sale. thanks to a 9-year-old. she wrote the letter to steph curry asking why the sneakers weren't offered in the girls section of the company's website. steph changed that. he went a lot further. he and riley met in oakland yesterday so he could unveil the curry 6 united we win color way in celebration of international women's day. >> it's a really special experience. i never imagined that this would happen. i'm really happy i wrote he wro to me. >> riley helped design the shoe's sock liners aua scholarship for female bay inspiration for othn pe up.
>> more athletes and people that are in positions of that stature, even if they don't want to be should start to look and take advantage of that like he does so much. >> he really responds well. happy international women's day everyone. >> it's going to be a nice day. you brought the sunshine? >> yes. i'll take credit for it. let's take a look at it -- you can't get enough after not seeing the sun forever. especially a sunrise. here's a look at the exploratorium camera. the sun resting on the bay bridge before it makes its ascendance into the sky. partly cloudy and april winter breeze in the air today. rain to showers this weekend. one more storm before a change in the pattern brings us an extended period of dry weather. can't put off working on my house much longer, can i? >> 52 to 56 degrees this afternoon with that breeze it will feel cooler. the temperaures up to 10 degrees cooler than average. you can see the next storm starting to come in in the
overnight hours. the north bay and even show in lake county. here's a look at what'swa low pressure. they're going to pinwheel or the fu fu fuj -- maybe a random shower. by 7:00, this evening, nothing. tomorrow morning, it's 7:00. light to moderate. steady rai hanging out in the south bay and east bay. after that, scattered showers. did you see that pin wheeling there, the better chance of rain sunday. here's a look at the rainfall totals. they're not impressive. that's why it's a 1 on the storm impact scale t will be more than zero. it will be a tenth to .6 inches of rain. little league starts tomorrow. the ceremonies, those are always so much fun, the excitement and the kids. more excitement for the parents. if they're in the morning, they're likely to get rabd out. in the afternoon, likely to get them in.
on turf, you'll probably play. on grass, probably too wet. >> a 1 tuesday. look forward to next week. a light sin in the forecast. checking out the roads here this morning, mike. zooming in on the traffic a whi. no new information from chp. northbound state route 238 past 580 merge. crash likely blocking the right lane. i am hopeful that they will get all of that last lane back open here shortly. 19 miles an hour on the approach. about 6 miles an hour to get through that scene. you're slow for about four miles now. 3 1/2, four miles. better news in the south bay, 87 before the 101 merge, a long-term situation with a rollover crash. that one did finally career. no lanes blocked and cleared. 880 in san jose, quite a bit of sheen earlier on the pavement. looks like we're drying out and no problems on the inbound side.
thank you, alexis. cal train passengers couldme af mpieli google or facebook. the examiner is reporting that companies and entities will be able to buy naming rights to cal train stations and trains. naming rights could fetch anywhere between $200,000 to $1 million per deal each year. the board will need to get final approval for any agreements. now to the day a lot of people dread. >> yes. >> daylight saving time begins on sunday. that's where we jump ahead and you lose an hour of sleep. >> every little bit of sleep counts. >> uh-huh. >> that lost hour of sleep can be dangerous if you're driving. according to a aaa report, drivers who miss one or two hours of recommended amount of sleep nearly double their risk for a crash. "good morning america" put reporter gio benitez behind the wheel of a simulator to find out how treacherous tired driving can be. he took part in a safe experiment to test his driving skills after staying up almost
all night. take a look. >> my first six minutes in the simulator, smooth driving. but then crash after crash after crash. after 15 minute a significant slowdown. lots of yawns and more spinouts. >> gio says most of the time he didn't know what was going on. you can watch the full report coming up on gma at 7:00 after abc 7 mornings. but boy, that makes you want to go sleep this weekend. >> it's why i got rid of my car because of that very thing. it's not safe on the schedule. splashdown. spacex's crew dragon returned to earth at 5:45 this morning. the dragon is the first american-made designed for crew spacecraft. only a test dummy was on board with sensors to test the ride back to earth. the dragon could carry astronauts as soon as july. russian rockets have flown them to the space station since nasa
retired the fleet. now to the south bay. all of us know that prom can be really expensive. that forces some teens to stay home on the big night. >> one organization is stepping up in a big way and providing dresses, shoes and accessories to bay area teens. we checked out the stock in cupertino yesterday. it's part of the princess project. the location doesn't officially open until tomorrow. you need an appointment if you want to go. you can find all the details on our website, abc7news.com. including if you want to donate or reach out. you want to give out dresses >> the new kids on the block are performing their new song boys in the band on gma. >> they're celebrating the release of their hanging tough 30 album today. >> the boys in the band ♪ this is a new song.n ♪ no. no. >> why does it sound familiar?
>> i don't know. >> they are going to play their old songs too. their new album features ten original tracks from the album and three new songs, including this one. the mixed tape tour kicks off at the sap center may 29th and coming up. you can watch them perform a throwback medley. i'm assuming hanging tough will be involved. hopefully, please don't go girl. i could go on. coming up next, the seven things you need to know before you go. if you haven't yet follow us at abc 7 news bay area. you can share your photos and
if you're just joining us, good morning. if you're headed out the door, wait. seven things to know before you go. first one is the wet weather. it's mainly along the peninsula and every once in a while it clips the south bay. look at this. sunshine and no delays at sfo. we've got low to mid-50s today. enjoy it. it's going to rain again tomorrow. number 2, a groundbreaking ceremony will get under way today for the 101 express lanes project to improve your morning commute. it includes 32 miles of uninterrupted express lanes between san bruno and sunnyvale. san jose police arrested a man named mark veregge on misdemeanor peeping and prowling. surveillance video caught him
walking naked to the front doors of homes twice. in the third video he was wearing a dress. number 4, san ramon valley unified school district officials and the teachers unios ternoon. as ter dng sller tbrok offalks who agreement on wednesday. number 5, democrats are shocked at the sentence handed down to president trump's former campaign chairman, paul manafort. a federal judge gave him 47 months in prison yesterday. he was facing unto 24 years. number 6, overall, it's been a pretty friday light commute. this has been the main trouble spot. castro valley, northbound state route 238 past the 580 merge. a crash in the right lane. backup up to four miles. number 7, captain marvel blasted off into theaters. the long awaited superhero story featuring brie larson opened last night. the movie hauled in at least $20 million and disney is the parent company of marvel and abc 7. ri.
t wonder woman. that was amazing. happy international women's day. >> gma starts right now. good morning, america. the reaction right now to that surprising sentence for the president's former campaign chair. overnight the paul manafort shocker. a judge hands down a dramatically reduced sentence for president trump's former campaign chair who was facing the possibility of the rest of his life behind bars. the fierce reaction this morning. the new warning. that powerful storm heading east. millions bracing for possible tornadoes and blizzard-like conditions after these powerful colorado shutting down two highways. now 24 states from california all the way to virginia are on alert. the house taking on hate speech. voting overnight to condemn bigotry but not directly condemning the freshman congresswoman whose statements about israel sparked outrage.