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now at 5:00, tesla reverses course on a major plan. matt keller will join us live with the changes potential buyers need to know about. good morning on this monday, march 11th. you're never more than seven minutes away from your accuweather forecast. let's kick things off with meteorologist mike nicco.
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>> hey, gang. all the moisture leaking out in the form of fog. lakeville highway, novato boulevard heading up towards bodega avenue, pelu novato. that's where it's thickest. it's going to sit there for a while as the winds are less than 3 miles per hour. head down to san jose. you can see it's dry as we look at 87. northbound towards the airport. yep. still going to be dark at 7:00. 36 to 44. it's definitely cooler this morning. but look at all that sunshine. much drier air today. a relatively calm breeze. temperatures in the mid-50s at noon. 57 to 62 at 4:00. at 7:00, it's still bright outside. 53 to 57 degrees. a check of thg commute. hi alexis. >> good morning. not too much happening so far today which is a good thing in . we've got a sig-alert impacting an off ramp. not that big of a deal. the off ramp to woodside is
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closed. started off with metal debris. got flat tires. somebody lost a bumper. a semi had the bumper and it started leaking fuel. they're working to clean that up still. waiting for an estimate from chp. the main line is fully open. here's a look at walnut creek southbound 680 starting to fill in here north of the 24 split. overall, things are average. we'll get drive times coming up next. tesla is recertificatesivers it's changed its mind. >> that means if you want a tesla, buy it now. prices are about to go up for most models. matt keller is live in san jose. matt? >> reporter: good morning, jessica. this tesla store at santana row remains open. it looks like tesla is going to be keeping a lot more retail locations open than first expected. this announcement came in a blog post overnight. tesla is reevaluating its decision from last month about closing many stores and moving to online-only sales.
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they hoped to pass along the saves to customers. now they're closing half as many stores. as a result of that, tesla will be raising prices 3% on average worldwide. they're giving you a week to place orders before prices rise. current prices are valid until march 18th. the $35,000 model 3 will not see a price increase, just more expensive model 3s, s and all sales worldwide will be online but the stores will allow you to come in and buy the vehicles. tesla offers a return policy of a thousand miles or seven days, which ever comes first. matt keller, abc 7 news. matt, thank you. new details about a dangerous situation at oakland international airport. a man is in custody after deputies say he showed up to the airport with a knife. >> he planned to stab anster and wanted them to shoot and kill him. >> pacing back and forth and
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peeking inside the two vehicles at 845 a.m., the suspect had one goal in mind according to officials. >> he spontaneously explained to the deputies that he had arrived at the airport with the specific intent of stabbing a police officer and that he was intent on killing one of us. >> after one oakland airport surveillance video personnel found the man suspicious, the woman deputy approached ruiz on the sidewalk of terminal 1. >> she was able to get the man to come toward her. he initially then dropped the knife and put it on the ground. >> seconds later, the suspect can be seen changing his mind and picking up the knife. in that moment, the deputy called for backup. >> at that point they used a strategic approach to approach the man from all sides and triangulate on him. >> michael works in the i.t. department at oakland airport. >> i'm assuming the suspect was taken into custody. >> what do you think about the way it went down?
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>> i'm pretty glad that nobody got hurt, really. it could have gone a lot worse. >> another concern is was he intent on having law enforcement shoot or kill him as well. that's something we need to look at. >> ruiz was placed under arrest for several charges, including brandishing a weapon and criminal threats. >> you want to stay away from them. you don't want to get too close to them. they're targeted, you're around them. makes you more scared. >> the suspect is known to oakland police and confessed wanting to hurt airport patrons. several ploel polilocal pol departments are using controversial software. it predicts where crime will hit with the help of artificial intelligence. it gathers data from reports. the algorithm, they say is problematic because it leads to overenforcement in minority
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communities and lack of enforcement in wealthier areas. according to media partner, east bay times, police in uc berkeley, los gatos and campbell use the software. students are demanding action on climate change and plan to walk out of school on friday as part of the u.s. climate strike. middle and high school students in oakland, san francisco, marin county and the peninsula plan to hold rallies during the walkout. nancy pelosi and senator dianne feinstein to support the green new deal. the organizers want to declare a national emergency on climate change. a hailstorm blanketed parts frt bay area. >> here's what san jose residents saw yesterday. >> the hail lasted about 20 minutes. our media partner, the mercury news, reports lightning and thunder yesterday delayed the start of the cirque du soleil show. firefighters in san jose had
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a little fun when the hail stopped. they shared these photos. this is a snow fighter complete with a helmet, gloves, what appears to be the nozzle. they wrote yea team on the ground. >> it's a lot to be able to do that. >> that was impressive. all that hail that fell and graupel. that area of low pressure is going to bring snow to the mountains just east of l.a. and san diego. so it just keeps on moving. here's a look at what's going on. cold air and mid to upper 30s. pleasant hill, lafayette, the san ramon valley towards livermore. we've got mid-40s on highway 4 towards, say, antioch, brentwood and pitts30he north bay. out towards the coast. here's a look at the roof camera. it's not moving at all. the high pressure is taking over for today. it's going to be a great day for outdoor activities. yard work, you have the entire
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week to do it. it's too soggy. wait a couple days. hope my wife is watching. exercising, no worry about rain and out and about, grab the sunglasses, you'll need them. from a heavy coat to almost no coat today like in places in the north bay. 38 at 8:00. 45 at 10:00. 58 at noon. mid-60do to 53 at 8:00. total sunshine for the east bay. not quite the range, though. 43 at 8:00 to 56 at noon. low 60s this afternoon. 55 at 8:00. our last stop will be the peninsula where we're in the 40s until 10:00. total sunshine pushes us to near 60 by 4:00. and back down to 53 by 8:00. i'll let you know how long it lasts in the seven-day forecast. here's alexis. >> one new issue in the east bay. southbound 880 before you get to state route 92. sounds like we've got a two-vehicle collision. not a lot of vehicles yet. but one lane blocked.
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they're saying it's close to a closure in an area. i'm not seeing any construction due to cal trans. trying to sort this out. hopefully get more information. i'll have an update around 5:20. right now, taking a look at drive times that are overall looking good. westbound 80. highway 4 to the maze. 17 minutes. about 13 across the bay bridge. the metering lights should be turning on any minute now. san francisco to sfo still in the green at ten minutes. thank you, alexis. pothole repairs continue in san francisco today. the city's public works department shared this photo of the pothole repair blitz. abc 7 news took this video last week showing some of the problems. we're told crews are able to fix 500 potholes. you can report them by reporting 311. >> cal train is taking steps ao board first on to designated bike carbs. the goal is to reduce delays and make boarding faster for everyone. cal train says it will have
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ambassadors at various stations during peak commute hours to implement the new boarding protocol. a pilot program shows they saved more than a minute by allowing fwiex get on first. $13,000 in merchandise swiped from the happiest place on earth. we'll tell you about the souvenirs the thief stole from disneyland. >> we don't want another family to go through this. a recall after a little boy disappears during a game of hide and seek. the outdoor item he climbed in being recalled. an announcement from the warriors today. what we expect to find out as the team gets ready to transition to the chase center. first, a live look outside at
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you wanted a break from the rain and you got it. look at that. a 20% chance tomorrow. mainly in the north bay. i'll show that you next. otherwise, get ready for 70-degree temperatures by the weekend. >> mike, thank you. a frantic search under way for a marine missing in the sierra, nevada. he never returned from a back country skiing trip. search and rescue teams are looking for first lieutenant matthew kraft. they found avalanche debris yesterday. this was a mountaintop northeast of yosemite. no sign of the missing infantry officer stationed in camp
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pendletonment searchers found his jeep where craft started his trip. the u.s. women's national soccer team filed a lawsuit. >> they claim they get paid less than men. >> diane macedo has more. >> it's a lawsuit that could revolutionize how female athletes are paid. 28 members of the u.s. women's soccer are team are suing the u.s. soccer federation. according to the lawsuit, if each team played 20 nontournaments game a year, female players would earn a maximum $99,000. while similarly situated male players earn $263,000. they pointed out the women's national team reached a collective bargaining agreement two years ago adding u.s. soccer was faftfully and consistently worked wit f vi tm everything it needs. coming up at 7:00 a.m., we'll talk to two of soccer's biggest
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superstars about why they believe the lawsuit could be a game changer for women everywhere. with your gma first look, i'm diane macedo, abc news, new york. warriors seven curry and shawn livingston will announce their plans for the oakland headquarters as well as the practice facility. the warriors will be moving to san francisco late they are year and play at the chase center starting next season. we also did get a look at the chase ce on saturday, abc 7's toyota after the game will the first-ever live broadcast from inside the warriors new home. that will be at 8:00 p.m. following the primetime matchup with the oklahoma city thunder right here on abc 7. don't miss it. welcome to town. the nfl's leader in receiving touchdowns from last seasongooa >> antonio's brown is -- the raiders agreed to trade a third
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and fifth round pick to the steelers in exchange for brown. oakland will increase his pay roughly 12 million to $51 million over the next three years. now from sports to a game that has heart stopping moments for this family. igloo is recalling coolers after a boy got trapped inside while playing hide and seek. the surveillance video you see from the family's florida home shows the child crawling into the 72-quart cooler. robert and maria wanes had emptied and cleaned out the cooler after they had a day on the boat. the 5-year-old saw it, managed to climb inside and closed the latch. it locked him inside. >> i closed it and then it was hanging on that. >> the fingers come out and the cooler becomes locked. >> all of a sudden we hear muffled screams. >> in seconds, the family runs outside and they rescue him. igloo says the latch malfunctioned. the company has issued a safety recall on four of the igloo
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marina leak coolers. you can find a complete list on the website, you're never more thanevay accuweather forecast. mike nicco has a look at it now. >> hey, reggie, jessica, hi everybody. here's a look at sfo. where fingers crossed, no delays this week. right now it's pretty clear and the temperature running about 45 degrees. brighter today. you'll need the sunglasses. much calmer. yesterday was -- cool again tonight with late clouds in the north bay. there's a slight chance you may get a sprinkle tomorrow morning. otherwise, sunshine and spring warmth is coming. we try to get closer to average. we should be in the low to mid-60s. most of us in the upper 50s to low 60s. we have exceptions. half moon bay at 56. then we have concord and fairfield. palo alto at 63. napa at 65. ukiah at 64. some of our warm spots, not as many 30s tonight with the late arriving clouds. mainly in the north bay. low to mid-40s in the east bay
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valleys. maybe a few 30s in the san ramon valley. most of the bay in the low to mid-40s. san francisco and the coast in the upper 40s. here we are at 4:00 tomorrow morning. we've got a system skirting us to the north. sonoma county, mendocino county, northern lake county. a slight chance of light rain in the morning while the rest of us have clouds. cold front comes through and loses most of the rain by noon. it's going to be a little breezy tomorrow afternoon with clouds turning back it a little bit of sunshine before the sunsets. then that opens the door to high pressure and mid-60s wednesday. mid to upper 60s thursday. look at the 70s. the first sign friday. away from the coast saturday sunday. temperatures in the low to even a few upper 780s. if you have allergies, that means more things are going to blossom and bloom. watch out for that. otherwise, enjoy the sunshine. alexis? >> okay, i'm sure i will. i'll be seeing you through it. taking a look at the roads this morning. i double-checked.t the
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metering lights are on. it looks like they are. if they're not officially, they will be. carpool lanes are open. everyone has a wait. we have a sig-alert on the peninsula. although it's not causing any delays. southbound 101 off ramp to wood side road is closed. there was metal debris in the roadway. a couple of vehicles got a flat tire, someone lost a bumper. then a semi hit the bumper. cal trans arrived on the scene. they're working to clean it up. it's not a haz-mat situation for now. westbound 580, trace toy dublin. 46 minutes in the yellow. westbound 4, antioch to concord, in the green. san rafael to san francisco in the green at 16 minutes. thank you, alexis. a woman is recovering after getting attacked by a jaguar at an ooze zoo. >> the zoo says it -- in an attempt to take a selfie. bystanders caught this video of
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the victim in her 30s after she was pulled out from the animal's cage. the animal dug its claws into her arm. other visitors were able to pull the woman away. >> every time that you have a incident in a zoo, you're going to double-check it, meet with your staff, try to figure out a way to stop that incident from happening again. but, again, when people do not respect the barriers, there's always a chance that there might be a problem. >> the woman is expected to be okay. the zoo said on twitter the jaguar will not be euthanized because the jaguar did nothing wrong. >> the jaguar was being a jaguar. >> this is me practicing restraint. chp officers in the central valley recover $13,000 in stolen merchandise from the happiest place on earth. here's a look at all the stuff stolen from disneyland. worth $10 to $15 each. it happened in mohave after
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officers stopped a carillegally. not clear how the thief got away with all the pins. highway patrol is work to go get the items back to disneyland. a paradise couple will be driving a newly restored and donated 2014 toyota rav4. abc 7 news was in an jose at the silicon valley auto show where andy and lizzie canalis met with geico and caliber collision. they helped to make the donation possible. it's part of the national auto body council's recycled rides program to help those in need of reliableion. re hbl byhe opportunity we're a fe of peoe . so we feel honored. >> they're both teachers in chico and have volunteered countless hours to help their beloved community recover from the devastating fire.
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reviewing a videotape that shows r. kelly abusing underage girls. a pennsylvania man says he found it while cleaning out a box of vhs tapes a change of plans at tesla. the electric car maker is reevaluating its decision to close many stores and move to online-only sales. instead, tesla will keep stores open and raise prices starting next monday. number 5, over the weekend, daylight saving began. it's time to spring forward temperatures don't you think. we'll be 1 to 5 degrees warmer. morning commute. not a lot of busy spots. bay bridge metering lights flipped on at 5:23. once you make it past those, about a 13, 14-minute drive in san francisco. number 7, the day after daylight saving time, that means it's national napping day. studies show short 10 to
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good morning north bay. let's get up and get going. this is abc 7 mornings. now at 5:30, an oakland city council woman's son killed in a possible attempted robbery. how a usc student is being remembered. >> breaking news. the black box from this deadly crash just recovered. should all airlines ground these planes during the investigation. ready for a warmup after this wild weekend weather. the areas that could soon have a really nice forecast in store.t. the sun was out yesterday and i took full advantage. >> i think it's only going to get better, right, mike? >> it is. adults get jaundiced. we haven't seen the sun in
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forever. we're going to see a lot of it. i missed out on the hail yesterday. thanks, everybody, for a atta attacking me on twitter. i absolutely love to see what you're living through especially in the south bay. got a little bit of fog in novato. let's dive in and see it. 101, novato boulevard, heading up towards petaluma, atherton avenue, lakeville highway. from south beach, look at the bay bridge. it's dry. let's talk about how it's still going to be dark at 7:00.43 deg. 55 to 56 at noon. 57062. warming sunshine today. at 7:00, still bright out and enjoy temperatures around 53 to 57. i'll show you the 70s in the weekend forecast coming up. here's alexis. good morning, mike. a couple of issues to talk about in the east bay. still have a two-car collision. i believe we have one lane blocked. chp is there. not gotten many updates on this
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situation. not too much of a delay. a tough spot if that turns out to be there much longer. keeping an eye on that one. southbound 680 before koopman road. one made it to the shoulder, one blocking the left lane. that one is starting to cause a delay. more details coming up next. breaking news this morning on that ethiopian airlines crash. we have just learned in the last hour, the black box from the wreckage has been recovered. the associated press reports the box is partially damaged. it is unclear at this point what information can be retrieved. 157 people were killed, including eight americans. the jet was practically brand new, delivered to the airline in november. the crash occurred six minutes . the ntsb is investigators to figure out why this plane crashed. this morning, indonesia announced it's grounding all
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boeing 737 max 8s for inspection. it follows china's move to ground the 100 max 8s operating there. cayman air yeas will take its max 8s out of service immediately. the faa has not issued a similar order for u.s. carriers. southwest, american and united use these jets. >> should these planes be grounded? >> there's no evidence cecilia to ground the airplanes. getting to the black boxes, finding out something about a problem with the airplane. but i think in talking to friends who are pilots at american and united, u.s. rrie . hi thaately t airplaneill be caused this mishap. >> data shows the pilots of the ethiopian airlines flight were having trouble controlling the plane when it went down. they called the tower saying they were struggling and wanted to return to the airport.
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tributes pouring in for the son of an oakland city council woman. he was shot and killed in los angeles near usc where he was studying. >> amy hollyfield is in the newsroom with more on the story. amy? >> condolences are pouring in, jessica and reggie. mayor libby schaaf calls it an unspeakable loss. he was studying music at usc. a university representative says they are deeply saddened by his death. he is the son of oakland city council member lynette gibson mcelhaney. he drew inspiration from the beat of the town. one of his former music teachers told us victor had a gift. >> victor was a very special human being. you know, it hurts when one of our young people is the victim of this horrible gun violence that we're dealing with right now. >> the l.a. police department says his shooting may have been
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the result of a botched robbery. he was shot just after midnight sunday and was declared dead at 11:00 yesterday morning. no arrests have been made. his mother says funeral arrangements have not been made yet. first, they want to bring victor home to oakland. live in the newsroom, amy hollyfield, abc 7 news. >> our condolences. thank you, amy. the u.s. attorneys office in new york is reviewing a videotape that supposedly shows r. kelly abusing underage girls. a pennsylvania man says he found it while cleaning out an old box of vhs tapes. gary dennis thought it was video of the singer performing. then he watched it. kelly faces ten counts of aggravated sexual abuse involving three girls and april woman in chicago. he pleaded not guilty to the charges last month. he also denies being on this latest tape. he was released from jail on saturday after paying $161,000 in child custody. happening today, san francisco mayor london breed will announce who she is
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appointing as the public defendser. that person will replace jeff adachi who died last month. the second in the command has been running the office. breed's appointee will serve until the november election when the office will be on the ballot. breed is set to announce this morning at city hall. b.a.r.t. is monitoring for computer problems like the one that shut down the entire system on saturday for six hours. it will take engineers several days to figure out exactly what went wrong. whatever the issue, it affected not just the trains but the mobile app and for a while the fare gates. people were able to ride for free for an hour after stations reopened. a spokesperson says the problems started at 2:45 saturday morning with the computer network failu failure. sonoma county will begin curbside pickups of the debris in the russian river flood zones. they will go door to door picking up debris in the hard hit areas of western sonoma
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county. the work could take days given the magnitude of the flooding damage. the county has set out dumpsters at collection spots for residents to leave garbage to be thrown away. sonoma county supervisors voted unanimously last week to approve a local health emergency because of the hazardous materials in the floodwaters. the wild weather in the bay area this weekend. it was sunny in the city of san francisco for some time. then it was crazy in other parts. >> it was. thankfully, we don't expect to see hail and snow like yesterday. thunder brought rain and later hail, driveways, sidewalks, streets covered with hail in parts of oakland. rain soaked the ground toppling o recent storms. >> our soil is saturated past the point. cannot take any more rain. if you see any roots coming up,
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big red flag, warning. this tree is hazardous. it needs to be dealt with. >> snow fell on mt. hamilton at the observatory. many people we spoke to are tired of this winter weather. they are ready for spring or anything else. >> i haven't heard that at all. what are you talking about? >> i can't believe it. i was playing tennis outside in the city. i felt like i needed shorts. i had long sleeves on. i thought, i could have been lying -- it got hot. >> a lot of the storms were in the south or in the east bay. they kind of bypassed areas like you. congratulations. i bet you'll want to play tennis when i show you the weekend forecast. it's colder this morning behind mother nature's wild and wicked weather day. >> 38 in redwood city. menlo park at 35. everybody else on the peninsula in the low to mid-40s. take you to palo alto. 37. 35 in san ramon.
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san rafael and san francisco, 44, 45 degrees. the temperatures are 11 degrees cooler than yesterday. at least it's dry. look at 101 and 880 in san jose. it will be dry all day. cool to mild if you're taking mass transit today. calmer. tomorrow it's breezy on the water. look at the range in the east bay valleys, low to mid-60s this afternoon. wall to wall sunshine for the south bay from 8:00 on. that takes you from the 40s at 10:00 to the low 60s this afternoon. in san francisco, we'll have sunshine and 44 at 8:00. but you'll hit 50 at 10:00. mid to upper 50s from noon all the way through 8:00 when the stars come out once again. we do have one slight chance of rain. i'll show you that and i'll get to the 70s in the seven-day forecast cak happy, right? >> yes. looking forward to that. yes. overall, we're doing okay on the roads this i do want to zoom into a problem
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we've been following since on the air at 4:30. we have a sig-alert southbound 101 ramp to woodside road is closed due to a crash that started off with debris in the roadway. couple vehicles hit it. one of the vehicles lost a bumper. then a semi hit the bumper. then the semi started leaking fuel. we do have a crew on scene. we'll take a look at video coming up in a few minutes. right now, it's impacting the off ramp. no delays on the main line. southbound 680 before coopman row. no difference here. the left lane is still blocked due to a two-car collision. i'm seeing red on the traffic flows. so far the drive time is not horrible. westbound 485 trace toy dublin. in the yellow at 47 minutes. southbound 680 dublin to mission boulevard in the yellow at 23 minutes. northbound on 85 between 101 and cupertino, should take about 15 minutes. happening today, san francisco mayor london breed is hosting her first town hall meeting. the town hall starts at 6:30 tonight at the lgbt center on
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market street. the mayor's office will hold regular office hours throughout the city. mayor breed wants to make it easier for people to have direct access to her office and also get the help navigating the city government that they need. coming up, an effort to ban the service designed to save you time at the dmv. the startup that
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open the door and see about the kids heading off to school. they got to wear their winter coat. 35 to 43 this morning. a dry afternoon. 57 to 62 degrees this afternoon. where is all the winter weather we had yesterday? it's in the mountains. east l.a. and san diego. noon tomorrow. a foot of snow. we have a lot of sunshine. low to mid-60s. low to mid-40s in the sierra. let me show you what's going on as things are finally getting back closer to where they should be. average high is 48. by this weekend after a couple of chances of snow, around 50 to 52. thanks, mike. the nation may be headed toward another government shutdown. the battle between president trump and democrats is heating up over the border wall. today, mr. trump is expected to request $8.6 billion for the wallace part of his 2020 budget proposal.
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$5 billion would come from customs and border patrol. $3.6 billion from the department of defense's military projects. democrats house speaker nancy pelosi and senate minority leader chuck schumer are threatening another government shutdown. their joint statement reads, congress refused to fund his wall and forced to reopen the government. the same thing will repeat itself. we hope he learned his lesson. the northern california 4h volunteer credited with teaching survival lessons to two humboldt county girls will head to washington to be honored. the girls used what they were taught to survive two days alone in rural humboldt county. justin leonard spoke with abc 7 news about the life-saving lessons. he taught the 5 and 8-year-old girls who were found 44 hours after going missing alive and well, thanks to leonard's lessons on how to survive in the wilderness. >> they're very strong girls and they stayed calm.
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>> the national 4h organization plans to have leonard consult with other local 4h chapters on adopting some of his lessons. the interview with him ismethinc 7 news. the full interview is posted on there's a push to ban a service that's supposed to save you time at the dmv. an oakland startup lets you hire somebody to do the waiting for you at the dmv. you can pay 25 bucks for someone to book an appointment. for an extra fee, they'll wait in line for you, call when you're about to come up and you swoop in. now it's caught the attention of state lawmakers and there's a bill to ban it. one of the authors of the bill says allowing people to pay for appointments when they're provided for free is unfair. the window for the mavericks surf contest is closing on friday. against holding the contest. the waves were too big. that didn't keep surfers away who decided to take advantage of
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the giant swells at the legendary half moon bay surf spot. if the contest is held this year, it will mark the first time women will be included in the competition. >> should be sunny for it. >> i don't know if it's going to be the right conditions. that is right, mike? >> i don't think so. it's going to have to be a storm well away from us to kick up the waves. you don't want it raining during mavericks. high pressure will dominate the forecast. we're going to have a sunsational and dry day today. a chance of weak showers in the north bay early tomorrow morning. then the weekend is going to be full of spring warmth. also full of pollen. sorry. >> here's a look at what's going on at the golden gate bridge. mpur anywher f 1 to 2 degrees warmer than average. san francisco, oakland. i should say warmer. we're springing forward finally. temperature at 56 in half moon bay. 58 in san francisco. richmond, san rafael. everybody else in oakland at 60.
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napa, 65 degrees. tonight, we've got upper 30s in the north bay valleys. everywhe. here's a look. notice where the low is well up to the north in canada. we get the tail end of this system which is going to bring us breezy conditions tomorrow. that slight chance of rain in the north bay and keep our temperatures in check. now, i'll show you the hour by hour look at future radar in less than seven minutes. i really want to focus on the weekend coming. the first sign of 70s, friday inland. and then they start to reach the fwai bay saturday. mid to upper 70s at the coast. it's almost here, alexis. >> looking forward to it, mike. that's for sure. want to take you to video now. this is from the scene of our situation on the peninsula. we still have a sig-alert in effects for southbound 101. the off ramp to woodside road is still closed. it started off as debris in the roadway. sounds like metal debris. couple vehicles hit that. got flat tires. one lost their bumper.
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the semi that you're seeing on the off ramp hit the bumper and started leaking fuel. cal trans is there right now. they're working to clean it up and the off ramp still closed. the main line is looking good. i think if we get into the 6:00, 7:00 hour, we'll see a bit of a backup on southbound 101. for now, looking okay. that's the situation. it doesn't look like it's a huge issue and hopefully we'll be able to get the lanes back open. a crash here. southbound 680 before koop mman road. the backup continues to grow closer andrive time next see how that's doing. the bay bridge toll plaza, spo. the metering lights turned on at 5:20. no issue in the carpool lanes. if you're pay wg cash or fastrak, the typical wait. a strong start for the galaxy s 10.
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pre orders set records. in britain, the company announced five new phones. three on sale and 60% of the orders are for the s 10 plus. it does not comecheap. it sells for $999. analysts expect the s 10 phones to ship about 45 million units this year. a top tech executive is raising expectations about flying cars. intel's drone chief says he expects cars to be in the air in five years. several companies, including uber, say they want to launch air taxis by the year 2023. harley davidson bikes for kids. >> yeah. the company bought southern california-based stos i can which makes electric bikes for children. they plan to sell them later this year. the bikes two use a 20-volt battery and can go up to 10 miles per hour. >> they look pretty cool, though. new at 6:00, the reason mark
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sdpluker berg's former mentor says the privacy policy is a p.r. stunt. >> the decision day for the bachelor. will colton's journey end in love? i can't get enough of him jumping over this fence. chris harrison is talking about the big finale noveat a-a-r-p, we'reonal all about hikes. and other things to keep you healthy. it's why we offer health tips for your body, and your brain. today is your day to make fitness happen. and a-a-r-p is here to help you take on today.
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and a simpler online application, getting into my dream home was easier than ever. get your human to visit what would she do without me? spring is coming. it starts today.
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even though temperatures about 1 to 5 degrees below average. it won't be as chilly as yesterday. a lot of upper 50s to 60s. 70s this weekend. thank you, mike. j-lo and a-rod are engaged. >> take a look. jennifer lopez and alex rodriguez took to instagram to share this photo of her massive engagement ring over the weekend. j-lo captured it with eight heart emojis. a-rod writes, she said yes. the couple has been dating since early 2017. this will be j-lo's fourth marriage and a-rod's second. each has two children from previous marriages. congrats. >> quite the rock. the season finale of the bachelor kicks off tonight. >> fans want to know if colton underwood will find love? it's been a season filled with drama. you remember this moment when the 26-year-old jumped over a fence after an emotional breakup with kathy. host chris harrison is revealing new details about what happened
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after he jumped the fence. harrison says the show was in jeopardy at one point. here's what he had to say on "good morning america." >> we were discussing having to call the authorities. tat was our next step. >> he's emotional. upset. pissed off. mad at production. mad at me. himself. everything was pouring out of him. >> they were going to call the police? >> because he walked away? >> from the cameras? >> does colton find love? that is the million dollar question. you can catch the bachelor season finale right here on abc 7. it's a two-night event starting tonight at 8:00. after you. >> do you know what i think is going to happen? i think she's goingw can you -- his first choice, right? if you're any of the other girls left, oh, yeah, he really loves cassie, but sure i'll marry you.
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what? we have to wait and see. i know reggie is going to be watching tonight. that's for sure. >> one new problem in the south bay. westbound state route 237 before zanker road. sounds like a vehicle reended a semi and three others hit that car. we have a chain reaction crash involving four total. you're slow from 880. that happened. chp just getting to the scene. tracy to dublin, 50 minutes here in the yellow. southbound 680. dublin to mission boulevard. still have a crash just before you get to koopman road. slowing down to 33 minutes for a drive time. northbound 85, in the green at 16 minutes 101 to cupertino. all dry pavement. that's good news. 4:00 tomorrow morning, watch up in mendocino and sonoma county. we have a cold front that comes in, offers a little bit of rain, mountain snow.
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this is 9:00 in the morning. for the rest of us increasing clouds. it leaves the moisture up there and it falls apart. by noon, the cold front is pushing through most of our neighborhoods. the breezes kick up this afternoon or tomorrow afternoon. we'll have a mostly sunny day with temperatures about the same as today. this is going to temporarily halt our spring forward in temperatures. but once it moves on, man, is it going to be warm this weekend with 70s. mike, thank you. captain marvel soared to the top of the box office this weekend. it took an estimated $153 million in the u.s. alone. that makes it the third highest march debut of all-time. disney is the parent company of marvel and abc 7. how to train your dragon 3 came in second followed by a madea family funeral. the lego movie 2 and alita battle angel. this is one of the more unusual burglaries you will ever see. >> i cannot get my head around. this is a man walking up to a
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piano store in fresno. he throws a rock through the window. you assume he's going after an expensive piano. he grabs the mickey mouse stuff toy which was a prop on the piano. that's it. the store's owner says the mickey toy receives a lot of attention. it's now been replaced with a new one and minnie mouse as well. >> very bizarre. >> people are strange. >> tesla changed course overnight reversing store closures and planning a price hike. what you should know if you are thinking about buying a tesla. >> the lawyer who
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now at 6:00 a.m. a live look outside. yep, it is dark. going to remain that way a while longer this morning. we're going to dry out and eventually warm up. that's goonews. the first monday since daylight saving time began. i hope you're up and way.
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it's time. >> yes, it certainly is. i want that hour back. >> uh-huh. >> we all do, mike. >> it was hard to take a nap yesterday when i got up so late. by the time i wanted a nap, it was time to go to bed. that's why today it national nap day. novato boulevard. atherton avenue. you can see 37, 101, 116 to petaluma. the thickest visibility down to mile. stretches up to santa rosa. about two miles there. it improves a little bit. elsewhere a look from the east bay hills camera. 35 to 43. cooler this morning. 55 to 56 at noon. 57 to 62 at 4:00. 53 to 57 with sunlight around at 7:00. enjoy the dry weather. here'ser a decent commute for you here this morning. we have a sig-alert on the peninsula. does not sound like it's going


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