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now at 5:00, two bay area businesses are set to make their stock market debuts as zoom and pinterest go public today. thursday, april 18th. >> you're never more than seven minutes away from the accuweather forecast. thank you, ladies. hi, everybody. a look at the winds because there's nothing else to look at on live doppler 7. starting to show signs of blowing offshore except the coast where fog is forming. not nearly as thick and
penetrating. 48 to 53. notice by noon we're already at average or warmer. the coast will cool, 64. the rest of us are hitting the 80s. low to mid-70s. let's find out about the commute. sue is back. yes, and we're heading to oakland once again, westbound 24. you could see the accident on the caltrain camera before telegraph avenue. the two left lanes are getting by. we have a couple tow trucks on scene, emergency crews, and it's a mess out there. get off at broadway if you can to avoid that. you go from 6 to 22 miles an hour. well, the countdown is on. in just 90 minutes at 6:30 this morning, pinterest will ring opening bell at the new york
stock exchange and that will mark the company's ipo. >> a $12.7 billion valuation. abc 7 news reporter jobina fortson is live outside company headquarters in san francisco's selma neighborhood. hi, jobina. >> reporter: hi. good morning, alexis and jessica. there may be pins about investments this morning on pinterest. the company is entering this so-called tech ipo tidal wave here. pinterest raised $1.6 billion from big investors in the offering which according to "the new york times" is small in comparison to its peers. uber is expected to raise as much as $10 billion. pinterest started in a small house and is now a fast growing company. we sat dcnxecuve to discuss pinterest.
in many ways this is not a typical ipo from the tech industry. >> we're talking about hundreds of millions being lost by lost lost last year and less the year before. they're showing they're growing the number of users and pairing back losses. >> reporter: shares will start trading under the symbol pins. we're now reporting live, jobina fortson, abc 7 news. >> jobina, thank you. have you seen anyone out there this morning? i know some of the other tech companies do parties. >> hi, sorry. nice to see you. >> i guess someone is out there. jobina busy talking. >> hopefully they'll get the mimosas flowing. >> we'll check in with her shortly. >> a big day for san jose-based
zoom. that videoconferencing provider is set to go public, will be the ticker symbol zm. the company is considered a tech unicorn because it's actually profitable at $36 per share. zoom could be worth $9 billion in its public market debut today. happening today all eyes on washington as the attorney general william barr is expected to happened over to congress the redacted version of the mueller report. but before that report is released he'll hold a news conference starting in about 90 minutes. and we will air that live for you right here as an abc news special report. barr has already said the special counsel found no evidence president trump colluded with russia during the election. and coming up at 5:30 abc news reporter elizabeth hur has democrats' reaction to the report's planned release. and this just in, speaker pelosi is demanding mueller testify before congress. she sent out these tweets this
morning saying, quote, attorney general barr's partisan behavior has triggered a crisis of independence and impartiality. the only way to begin restoring public trust in the handling of the special counsel's investigation is for special counsel mueller himself to provide public testimony in the house and senate as soon as possible. new this morning, four burglars are on the run in contra costa county. the men broke into a jewelry store on danville boulevard monday. photos show they were driving a white honda civic with after market rims and tinted windows. let's take a look at what's going on with your temperatures. we're going to start off over in the east bay valley. danville at 50. we do have 40s. 49 at pleasant hill, lafayette, dublin, pleasanton. that's what you're going to see until you get in the hills. pacifica, novato, santa rosa and napa in the
not as foggy as yesterday. the beaches because of the offshore breeze may start for the bay peaceful and that strong sunshine. your skin can burn in less than 15 minutes. the sun is at the same strength, equal to late august. all right, 50 in the north bay at 7:00. nearing 70 at noon. still 70 at 7:00. for the east bay 53 at 7:00. 70 at noon. mid to upper 70s this afternoon. still 70 with high clouds and sunshine at 7:00. look at san francisco getting in on the game. we'll be 70 by 1:00. hanging out in the low to mid-70s through at least 6:00 and comfortable 64 this evening. let's see what's going on out on the roads. here is sue. >> we have some problems here in observing. you can see on the cal
transcamera west 24 at telegraph. the two right lanes are flared off there with a multicar accident. ambulance and tow are on scene. a solid 30-minute drive from e orenda in to oakland. give yourself plenty of time. we have this emergency road work over there on 580. that looks like it's been picked up as you make your way to castro valley. competition with uber and lyft, the new transportation option that could be coming to silicon valley. happening now a ceremony commemorating the anniversary of the
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we're going to take a look outside and what you're going to see no clouds on mt. tam and that will lead to a very warm day. some of us sweating a little bit. low to mid-80s. 8 to 15 degrees above average. if you want to get outside, pollen is high today. tomorrow, saturday, sunday. i hate to say monday. you can see quite a temperature swing in places like san francisco from 74 today to 60 friday to 57. a lot of us in the 80s today will be in the 60s by saturday.
i'll let you know the rest of the weekend and next week up next. today marks 113 years since the devastating 1906 earthquake that hit san francisco at 5:12 a.m. >> people gather around lotta's fountain in san francisco to commemorate the tragedy. we understand that is what's happening right now. we are going to listen in in just a moment, a moment of silence, a bell ranging and a lot of folks dress up for the time period that this was. it is a special event. >> we see so many people out there commemorating this -- or marking this 113th anniversary today. and, again, they're going to be out there. they do a lot throughout the morning. what we're waiting on is that moment of silence where we honor the victims and what happened 113 years ago. let's listen in now.
thank you for being here. >> thank you very much. >> all right, everybody. it is almost 35675:11. the mayor, we're going to hang the wreath right after our minute of silence which is right about now to remember those who perished and survived. please, let's have 30 seconds of silence right now. thank you. and here is the sound of the
>> and right now you see they are laying the wreath. that moment of silence to honor the victims and survivors of the earthquake in 1906, 113 years ago. today marking that day and that annual ceremony being held right now that we always see. more than 3,000 people died, many buildings destroyed. about 80% of the city of san francisco destroyed and then, of course, the rebuilding efforts that came after that, such an important day in our city's history. >> that was a huge natural disaster and the quake ruptured the san andreas fault to the north and west of the city for a total of 296 miles. it could be felt from southern oregon all the way to los angeles and inland. >> to this day the largest loss of life from a natural disaster here in the state of california. so very important day. moving on, pittsburg police trying to track down a woman they consider armed and dangerous. police releasing this photo.
officers responded to a report of shots fired in a neighborhood early sunday and they found multiple shell casings when they arrived. they believe she fired those shots. >> in the east bay a community is rallying around a brentwood family fight to go keep their father in the united states. >> he sought political asylum almost 30 years ago but lost his case and now faces deportation to pakistan. he was taken into i.c.e. custody more than two months ago. the family has received a lot of support from the community, but the threat of deportation is weighing heavily on three kids. >> tried to keep up with my grades and make him proud. >> he has exhausted his appeals. his lawyers are petitions for a new case. on the peninsula sky 7 was overhead as researchers performed a necropsy on a whale
washed ashore in pacifica tuesday. the necropsy will help determine how it died. another dead whale was found in richmond tuesday along the edge of the bay. a third was found in hercules saturday. government researchers say a total of 30 have turned up along the western u.s. this year alone. happening today the warriors will try to rebound from monday night's stunning loss to the clippers as the series shifts to l.a. golden state blew a 31-point leading the news this houring game two at oracle arena. they lost cousins to a torn left quad. he is likely done for the season. andrew bogut will replace him. the series is tied at a game apiece. tonight's game tips off at 7:30 at staples center. you'll be able to watch game four. >> hopefully they redeem themselves tonight. new this morning a big admission from facebook, the social media network says it,
quote, unintentionally uploaded the email contacts of 1.5 million users without their consent. according to business insider it happened to users who created their accounts after april 2016. the company plans to notify users in the coming days. people in cupertino may be able to hitch a ride from a new on demand shuttle service this summer. >> "the mercury news" reports the city council is reporting a deal with the company via, modeled after uber and lyft. they are requesting a formal proposal for a pilot program that would allow the company to operate ten shuttles. pickle lovers, listen up. this next story may be a big "dill." >> okay. >> vlasic is developing pickle chips made of actual pickles. they are putting the finishing touches on the new treat made
from vacuum fried pickles. the snack is said to have essentially no calories or cash carbs. >> i'm in. i love pickles. i love like if you get the fried pickles if you go to a dive bar. those are so good. jessica, no? no on pickle chips. i'll take your bag. >> don't like fried pickles either? >> nope. >> we'll split the pickles but i'm still taking her reese's.re. >> we have all the foods i don't like on the show. >> they're all making news somehow. that's weird. take a look at what's going on. sunny and 74, you're not going to be munching on pickle chips is what we're coming to understand. keep the water handy, make drink more than normal if you are working outside. that strong sunshine and the warm temperatures. right now 87 in san jose.
mostly clear. the warmest day this year for most of us, sunshine and high clou clouds. tonight cool, expect more fog, and wild temperature swings through the extended forecast. micro climate in the south bay. 82 at san jose. 79 and sunshine on the boardwalk. north to south on the peninsula. we'll hover on the peninsula coast. mid-seftsz in downtown south san francisco, sausalito, near 70 along the coast. near 80 in your valleys. 83 in calistoga. upper 70s to low 80s from richmond, oakland down through fremont. we'll have temperatures running in the low to mid-80s. it moves into the bay and inland by saturday when we drop nearly 15 to 20 degrees. we rebound for easter.
the bay bridge, we have a stall on treasure island. things are slow towards the tunnel. no metering lights yet but a backup. over to oakland west 24 at telegraph, the two right lanes still remain blocked with an accident there. you can see that solid stream of headlights making its way towards the skenl and you're backed up through the caldecott tunnel with speeds of about 20 miles an hour. give yourself plenty of time. thank you, sue. still ahead on abc mornings, alex trebek shares a message with fans. what the "jeopardy" host is saying about his cancer diagnosis. a live look at the embarcadero. 5:20 on your thursday. sporting events, including giants games, are very expensive. is there a way to cut down on the cost? i'm michael finney. here is a quick tip.
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a little breezy but low to mid-70s. at 7:00 we're 58 to about 66. a nice way to round out a family oriented day. alex trebek says his cancer diagnosis is not slowing him down. he shared a message to fans in a newly released video. >> hi, everyone. some of you may recall that at the beginning of the season i promised that you we had some surprises in store for you. of course i had no idea at the time there were some surprises in store for me as well. here on the last day of taping, i wanted to thank you for your continuing messages of encouragement and support particularly the many cards i've received from young people. i'm touched beyond words. i've always tried to be straight
with you, and i'm not going to stop now, so despite what you may have heard, i'm feeling good. i'm tipping wicontinuing with m and we, the staff, working on our next season, the 36th year of "jeopardy." i look forward to seeing you once again in september with all kinds of good stuff. >> you can watch "jeopardy" right after abc 7 news. it is so good to see and hear from him. he looks like he has his energy and is in high spirits and appreciates everyone's support as well. >> pancreatic cancer is a tough diagnosis and he's doing so well. the season has been incredible. i know you have a busy afternoon usually and didn't have time to watch yesterday, but a perfect game from someone which is just incredible. this season has been stunning.
we're happy he will be back. the nfl draft is one week away. >> the raiders are slated to pick fourth and yesterday the niners hosted their team's annual local pro day it gives athletes a chance to get in front of scouts and coaches to impress them before the draft. >> i can move inside and outside. i think i can be a good fit if they were to pick me. >> the 49ers draft party is next thursday in san francisco and tickets are still available. you can watch the draft on abc 7 next week. it airs 9:00 a.m. on saturday april 27th. we're coming back with another full 90 minutes of news including a health alert at
the mueller report finally comes out this morning. attorney general william barr will hold a news conference one hour from now. we've learned what he's expected to cover. a health alert at google's mountain view campus. after finding out a visitor had measles. and pinterest is going public. we're live this morning at the company's headquarters. thanks for joining us. good morning. it's thursday, april 18th.
you're never more than seven minutes away from the accuweather forecast. mike nicco, a nice day ahead if you like the warmth and sun. >> we're all winers in that respect. not the way pinterest will be. we'll get sunshine and warm weather. a great day to be outside. a little bit of fog along the coast. and look at that breeze shooting through the gap. there could be some fog along san francisco, the golden gate. look at the breeze on the east bay shoreline. this is the way it looks from the hills. let me roll out the temperatures. the rest of us in the low to mid-70s at noon. coast will cool with a light sea breeze into the mid-60s. the rest of us are hitting the 80s. sue? all right. i see all those brake lights on the bay bridge behind your weather graphic and here is what's going on.
you can see the metering lights have been turned on. you're stacked up beyond that. once you get through like we saw brake lights across the span until you clear that stall. the accident over in oakland finally cleared, good news. you are starting to improve west 24 at telegraph. there will be a few minutes before the full recovery takes place and we check back. thank you, sue. brand-new at 5:30 we have just learned what attorney general william barr is expected to cover in his highly anticipated news conference just one hour from now. the news conference coming just before the release of the mueller report. and we want to get straight over to reporter elizabeth hur with a look at what he is expected to talk about at 6:30 this morning. >> reporter: democrats are not happy about this and calling for the press conference to be canceled. not only is it still on we learned what to expect.
we are told it will last about 30 minutes and the attorney general will cover three topics and they are executive privilege, white house interactions and the redaction process. attorney general william barr coming under fire after announcing rod rosenstein and he will hold a press conference before releasing a redacted version of the mueller report. >> the attorney general appears to be waging a media campaign on behalf of president trump. >> reporter: democrats now calling on barr to let the report speak for itself. chuck schumer tweeting the process is poisoned. speaker pelosi says ag barr has thrown out his credibility. democrats are blasting reports that the justice department has already discussed the special counsel's findings with the white house. >> i have not seen it. the president hasn't seen it. >> reporter: it was president trump who broke the news about barr's press conference during a radio interview yesterday.
>> you'll see a lot of strong things come out. >> reporter: barr has come out saying there is no evidence the president and his campaign colluded with russia. on allegations of obstruction, no final call from mueller but far concluded there was not enough evidence to prove that. the mueller report will be lightly redacted and the report will reveal that mueller decided he could not come to a conclusion on obstruction because it was too difficult to determine trump's intent. president trump tweeted calling the investigation the greatest political hoax of all time this as top democrats are calling on mueller himself to testify before congress. we're live in washington. i'm elizabeth hur for abc 7 news. thank you, elizabeth. abc news will have special live coverage on the mueller report. attorney general william barr will hold a press conference in one hour at 6:30 and we'll bring that to you live. then the justice department is set to release the 400-page
report between 8:00 and 9:00 this morning. first to congress and then to the public. george stephanopoulos will anchor live special coverage when that happens. developing news in taiwan. a 6.1 magnitude earthquake damaged a building in taipei. >> the quake was centered about 70 miles away on the east side of the island. it overturned furniture in homes and offices and one landslide along the east coast. one multistory building was reported to be leaning against a building next door. a few minutes ago people gathered in san francisco to mark the anniversary of the great 1906 earthquake. >> it struck at 5:12 in the morning, 113 years ago today. [ sirens sound ] >> the ceremony was held at
lotta's fountain on market street. it was a meeting spot for families after the 1906 earthquake. it was a 7.9 magnitude quake. fires burned in the city for days afterward and thousands died. happening now, france paying tribute to the men and women who saved notre dame cathedral from collapse. more than 400 firefighters battled flames for nine hours monday to save the 12th century landmark. they are the guests of honor at a gathering hosted by french president emmanuel macron. the city will hold a ceremony in the firefighters' honor featuring a concert. investigators think the fire started as an accident more than a billion dollars has already been pledged to rebuild the damaged cathedral. this morning a new jersey man in custody after police say he tried to walk into a new york city cathedral with two gas cans and lighters. this is a picture of what police confiscated last night. ushers at st. patrick's cathedral stopped the 37-year-old man from going in. he told police he was trying to
cut through the church to get to his van that was low on gas, but police say that wasn't true. the man is expected to undergo a psychiatric evaluation. in the south bay santa clara county public health officials have confirmed a person with measles visited google's mountain view campus. buzz feed news obtained an email sent to some google employees claiming a worker who had been to the company's 1295 charleston road building had been diagnosed with measles. the building is located in santa clara county. so they are conducting contact investigations. the county does have a96%. >> so in a work place you would also expect the vaccination rate to be high and you would not expect much spread. >> officials say they've had four confirmed measles cases so far this year all unrelated and all separate from the latest scare at google. to learn more about the measles including symptoms and how the disease is spread go to
abc7news.com. the countdown is on and this morning pinterest will ring the opening bell at the new york stock exchange marking the company's ipo. >> going public at $19 per share giving them a $12.7 billion evaluation. reporter jobina fortson is live outside company headquarters in san francisco's selma neighborhood. hey, jobina. >> reporter: hey, good morning. so just before the director of communications for p interest walked in, we got to talk to her briefly. it's an exciting day. i asked her what the celebration was going to be like. lyft celebrated with mimosas. she didn't know yet. to the numbers here. pinterest will be sharing on the new york stock exchange under the ticker symbol p.i.n.s. pinterest had a revenue of $756 million last year and lost about
$63 million. the company says it has more than 250 million users. last week the image search and digital scrapbooking site said it expected to sell 75 million shares priced between $15 and $17. the price has been upgraded to $19. that's still a conservative number according to experts. cnet editor iandiscussed that with us. >> they have flown under the radar. you think of facebook and twitter and all these companies that have their ceos on the glossy magazine covers. pinterest is very quiet. they kind of stayed subdued. this is not surprising. they're trying to make a big blow-out start for their time on wall street and maybe the shares will go up. maybe they'll go down. they're not being aggressive theng >> reporter: the new york stock exchange bell rings at 6:30 a.m. our time. for now reporting live from
pinterest headquarters, jobina fortson, abc 7 news. jobina there wearing a coat. looks like she has it correct today. 48 in castro valley. the rest of us in the low 50s along the shore until you get to alameda at 53 degrees. a light jacket. mountain view at 54. antioch at 53 degrees. oakland and san francisco both 51. emeryville, we're watching the cars come at us from north heading south there and driving today, less fog. cool this morning but warm this afternoon. the warmest day of the lot of u hazy. a great day to be out on the water. we'll break it down at 7:00, 52. a few high clouds around 11:00 and 68. more high clouds as we round the afternoon with mid to upper 70s. high clouds at 5:00 and 7:00. a look at the east bay valleys, 53 at 7:00. mid-70s already by noon. gh at 7:00.ternoon and still a
and here is a look at the south bay where the high clouds will come in quicker. 53 with sunshine this morning. mid-70s by noon. 77 at 7:00. the sharks are back in town and they're kind of hurting down three games to one. we'll have that forecast for you coming up. i want to bring sue in. i said you had the day off yesterday but i'mue had the day off from here but you were probably working somewhere else. i apologize for that. >> that's fine. i'm always working which is a good thing. >> always working, three jobs, three stations? >> yeah, yeah, mm-hmm. thanks for counting. thanks for keeping track. let's hit the roads. we have some slow and go traffic. i want to show you the back yum on the bay bridge, all those brake lights happening because of a stall past t.i. in the right lane. they may have cleared that out but the damage is done. expect delays. the metering lights are on behind the scene there. a quick look back at highway 24 which remains really slow.
an earlier accident near telegraph. speeds are stillngnow. give yourself plenty of time. you may want to take the broadway exit to get back to 24 or 580. we have slow and go traffic here. this is northbound 101. we had an emergency pothole repair lane number three. give yourself extra time here as well. thank you, sue. coming up, final curtain call, why the beach blanket babylon show will not go on. plus, an almost $2,000 phone that appears to already have some
all right. the kids have school today. a look at the forecast, less fog out there and milder, 49 to 52. 60s to near 70 by 11:00. 60s at the coast. 70s and 80s, extra sunshine, a little extra warmth for the afternoon hours. highs elsewhere, really sticks out. palm springs 97 degrees. nearly 90 in fresno. we've got low to mid-80s from l.a., sacramento, chico. low to mid-60s eureka and monterey with increasing clouds and up in the sierra mid-60s to 70. there's still plenty of snow. look how warm it will be. mid-60s. mid-50s this weekend. upper 60s next week. all right, thank you, mike. new this morning the boring
company is one step closer to building a hyper loop between baltimore and washington, d.c. >> the company is trying to connect the cities with an underground tunnel and high speed autonomous vehicles. transportation officials have submitted for the project and will determine if more environmental studies are needed after public comment. san francisco muni's new rail cars are running into serious mechanical issues a. spokesperson tells us a train operator heard a loud pop last friday and discovered a connector pin had broken. the pins keep rail cars connected to each other so muni is running the new vehicles as single cars only while it investigates the issue. after 45 years san francisco's beach blanket babylon announced the show will not go on. >> the news was really a shock for fans and also long time cast members. jo schuman silver is the producer of beach blanket babylon. her husband, the late steve silver, opened the show in 1974
for a six-week run. now 45 years later locals and tourists alike live up for a seat to the musical review which has been s than million peopas emotional after announcing to the cast and crew that their epic run was winding down. she says her decision was not based on finances or ticket sales. >> he left it for me to continue, and he knew that i would know when it was the right time to close, and i want the show to go out on top. >> okay, so mark your calendars. the final curtain call for beach blanket babylon will be on december 31st, new year's eve this year. so you still have the rest of the calendar year to check it out. we've been discussing the hats all morning long, the iconic hats. the san francisco skyline hat apparently 14 feet high, 9 feet wide and weighs more than 250 pounds. >> can you imagine? >> yeah, can you imagine your neck and your back -- >> they have a big brace that
holds it up. >> some support mechanisms but, my goodness, still something to have to wear that. >> i like to think of what would be the hot topic that they're nailing comedic wise when the show ends in december. >> they'll probably make fun of themselves. they always do. it's pretty fun. >> there's your call. let's take a look at what's going on weatherwise. no need to make fun of me today, i hope, or the weather at all. we're trying to do our best to bring everybody a little bit of something. a look from the exploratorium. you can see the stars out there and they're starting to give way a little bit to the light that's creeping over the horizon though the sun doesn't technically come up until about 6:30 today. warm sunshine everywhere, even the coast. cooler onshore breeze starts tomorrow and really makes saturday a raw day. but then we get an aboutface. high pressure has moved over land now and with that clockwise flow an offshore flow for us. the high clouds down to our south is going to move in later
on during the latter parts of the afternoon to the evening hours. should make a gorgeous sunset. #abc7now. we'd love to see it. 81 in milpitas. that gives you a spread there. 79 today in santa cruz. 76 in millbrae. 80 in redwood city. near 70 along the coast. mid-70s downtown, south san francisco and sausalito. upper 70s to low 80s through most of the north bay, clover dale northward mid-80s. 77 in richmond. oakland, 79. the warm spot, free monmont 82. more fog in the north bay. along the coast and spilling into the bay with temperatures in the low to mid-50s. my accuweather seven-day forecast, look at that dramatic drop in temperature, brisk day saturday but very nice and much warmer for our easter sunday. sue? we're going to take you quickly over to highway 24 from the b.a.r.t. station. you can see slow and go traffic.
an earlier accident near telegraph westbound. it's been cleared. the damage is done. you're looking at about a 25-minute drive time to get through the caldecott tunnel and on to highway 24 at 580. here's 24 at telegraph now. it seems to be moving quite nicely. the backup does remain. a look at some of your speeds, improving for sure. still slow and go. you can see that stretch by the b.a.r.t. station that we just showed you. here are some other drive times. not terrible coming up and over the altamont for your friday commute, beginning to slow now into concord west on 4 and still a nice ride across the sort of foggy golden gate bridge. check that out. we'll be back in a couple of minutes. thank you, sue. this morning possible problems for samsung's new foldable phone. >> people testing them out say the pricey new phones have already broken or been dented after just a couple days. other reviewers have indicated a constant flickering screen. samsung says some of it could be
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active day of severe weather in texas and here is some video about 9:00 yesterday in gainesville. look at that, nonstop hail, nonstop lightning. good news most of that hail remained a quarter inch or smaller so it didn't cause much damage and the winds gusting up to 30 miles an hour. that's about the threshold you want. you get any faster than that then you start to see some damage. more of this system is going to move into more of the country. back here at home. the sharks are down 3-1.
65 degrees.utside roo camera. uv index will be very high, burn time less than 15 minutes. back to the pollen high through the weekend f. you're out and about for easter, temperatures in the mid-40s to around 50 during the afternoon hours we'll hit the 60s. low to mid-70s, breezy. at least it will be warmer and brighter than saturday. here is sue with a look at the commute. >> i think i said it was friday on my last break. i was wishful thinking. it's thursday not friday light here at the bay bridge toll plaza. it's not even thursday light. metering lights were on a half hour ago. expect delays of about ten minutes behind the tolls there and a little bit of fog as you come over the waldo grade. four lanes in your southbound direction so looking pretty good there. a look at your mass transit.
a ten-minute delay for equipment problems on a train. no problems with ace this hour and golden gate buses and ferries running on schedule. thank you, sue. warriors fans will have another option getting to the chase center when it opens in september. the city is building a temporary ferry landing a few blocks from the center used for ferry service during warriors games and other special events. they aim to have it operating by october 1st. a permanent landing is in the works but won't be finished until 2021. san francisco city officials are set to release a safety plan today ahead of 4/20. 20,000 people lit up. thousands are expected to celebrate. the city neither condones nor sanctions 4/20. officials want to make sure everyone is safe. kids who spend a lot of time looking at screens have actually a higher risk of adhd.
researchers studied kids under the age of 5 and those who look at screens more than two hours a day were nearly eight times more likely to show symptoms of adhd. it is recommended limiting screen time to just one hour for kids aged 2 to 5. i know you have a little one at home obviously still very young at this point but i'm sure it can be hard to limit screen tre now. every time i hear about these studies it terrifies me. >> there's a lot of programming for kids, too. >> all kinds of it. hard to avoid. next at 6:00, the big day for bay area plus just over 30 minutes to go before two more bay area tech companies go public. we are live at pinterest headquarters with the growing excitement. and countdown to the mueller report. attorney general william barr set to speak at 6:30. what he's going to say before making the report public. we're going to bring that to you live.
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all jealous. we'll have more on pinterest in just a moment. first we want to talk about the weather. a gorgeous day ahead and here is a sneak peek from our mt. tam cam. let's check in with mike nicco. forming up the coast, shooting through the san bernardino gap with a bit of an onshore breeze. winds are starting to show that push to the offshore. look at how much sunshine we're seeing on sutro tower. less fog than yesterday. look at this, 68 to 74 from the coast. those temperatures are at average if not a degree or two above.