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now at 5:00, an oakland dental office under investigation after a dog died following a procedure. and a controversial bill limiting abortions up for debate today in missouri. it is expected to pass and become law. good morning. it is friday, may17th. >> be prepared for another round of rain this weekend. meteorologist mike nicco tracking that. hey, mike? and i increased the storm impact scale up to a 2. that's how impressive it's going to be. for today you're looking at live doppler 7 here and there may be a few random areas of sprinkles nging around and moisture in the air. rest assured your commute for the most part is going to be dry all day today. in fact, a look at my 12-hour
planner. we are cooler this morning, upper 40s to mid-50s. no rain on the menu for lunch. just sunshine and clouds and mid-50s to about 60. we'll stay in the upper 50s at the coast. and if you're heading out this evening at least it will be sunny. it's already in the upper 50s by 7:00. hey, alexis. good morning, mike. we're off to a pretty good start. friday light in most areas. the richmond side of the bridge looking quite a bit different than it did yesterday. we had a lot of road sheen, some puddles we were dealing with. today we're looking at a mostly dry commute for everybody here today. a quick check of drive times. friday light. we just changed from green to the yellow westbound 580 tracy to dublin, 33 minutes. dublin to mission boulevard in the green at 15. and the same drive time northbound 85 between highway 101 and cupertino. alexis, thank you. a family is in mourning and an investigation is now under way after a 4-year-old boy died following a visit to an east bay dentist.
>> the family says they took the boy to the dental office youthful tooth in oakland. abc 7 news reporter jobina fortson is in the newsroom with what we know about the boy's treatment that day. jobina? >> reporter: dung ly died after he was treated at that dentist's office. the family says that -- a family member wrote on the go fund me page that ly was given two doses of anesthesia and stopped breathing. family friend jimmy tran helps translate for ly's parents who recently emigrated from vietnam. he says an ambulance took ly to benoff children's hospital where he died the next day. according to tran the day of dental procedure ly's mother was worried about a cold her son was getting over. the mother was in the waiting room when ly stopped breathing. >> they didn't give her any update until she questioned them and then the next thing she knew an ambulance arrived. >> reporter: youthful tooth has not responded to our request for
comment. the california dental board says if a violation is found, they will take disciplinary action. they do not have a time line for their investigation. reporting live, jobina fortson, abc 7 news. and new this morning missouri expected to become the latest state to pass sweeping anti-abortion legislation. the republican-led house is set to debate a bill today that will ban procedures after eight weeks of pregnancy and the bill passed missouri's senate yesterday. exceptions would be made only in medical emergencies, not in cases of rape or incest. missouri's republican governor is expected to sign the bill. opponents say they will challenge it in court should it pass. we are learning of some major backlash facing alabama which signed the most restrictive abortion measure in the country into law. state officials in maryland and colorado have urged an economic boycott of the entire state of
alabama. chelsea manning will go back to jail a. judge found the former analyst in contempt yesterday. she says she will not testify before a grand jury that's investigating wikileaks. this is her second subpoena. manning had already served two months in jail after she refused to testify before another grand jury. she was released last week when that grand jury term expired. a federal judge has ordered part of the mueller report to be unredacted in a criminal case against michael flynn. portions of the report relating to flynn will be made public. in 2017 flynn admitted to lying to the fbi about his conversations with the russian ambassador to the u.s. he is awaiting his sentence. in southern california an investigation is under way to determine what caused an f-16 to crash at the end of a training mission. the pilot managed to eject before the jet smashed through the roof of a riverside county warehouse leaving a dozen
people, including the pilot, hurt. none of the injuries is considered life threatening. the f-16 was coming in for a landing yesterday afternoon. officials say the pilot reported hydraulic problems and was returning to the base. boeing said it finished updates to the flight control software implicated in two deadly crashes involving the max jet. the fix still needs to be approved by the faa although a time line has not been worked out. regulators will have more questions about the software debate. the boeing company says it is prepared to answer them. a certification flight with faa representatives onboard needs to happen before the update is approved. after years of discussion and debate, the suicide net for the golden gate bridge is starting to take shape. a look at part of a net being made in richmond now. officials say it will cover 1.7 miles on both sides of the bridge 20 feet below.
>> they will probably break a bone or two but will live to see another day. 90% of all people unsuccessful in a suicide attempt never try again. >> more than 1,700 people have jumped to their death from the golden gate bridge since it opened in 1937. and if you or someone you love is struggling with suicidal thoughts, please find your ally at abc7news.com/takeaction. we have links to resources on prevention and other issues as well like bullying, domestic violence and school safety. presidential candidate julian castro will share his vision for america. he was the former secretary under the obama administration. he'll speak at san a clara at a town hall event this morning. this weak he unveiled an education plan for the country to make college more accessible to students. he wants a pathway to citiz citizenship for undocumented
immigrants. let's take a look at your neighborhood temperatures. we're going to start with the east bay where we have low to mid-50s and all neighborhoods once you head into the hills, orinda is cooler at 49. warmest right now is alameda and oakland and just about all of us in the low to mid-50s. a little warmer this morning. a look at the golden gate. some leftover moisture. but it's going to get dry. everything has to do around protecting yourself from the sun whether it's out and about, whether you're exercising at the beach, if you're on the bay today we do have a small craft advisory but only for this morning, 9:00. and it's south of the bay bridge. so it's for the bay bridge, the dumb bar done bridarton bridge. that's it. the peninsula, we're in the 50s through 10:00, 11:00. low to mid-60s with a mixture of sun and the clouds. a little bit warmer. temperatures in the 50s through 9:00.
sun and clouds and low to mid-60s in the afternoon hours and the same thing for the south bay. low to mid-60s with partly cloudy conditions this afternoon. take a look at the weekend because if you have outdoor plans you may have to rearrange them. here is alexis. good morning, mike. we do have road work in oakland that could slow you down on the nimitz. the northbound lanes between 23rd avenue and oak street some emergency road repair. we talked to chp and they said they are trying to resecure a metal plate that wasn't installed properly the first time and it could take them another hour and a half. certainly seeing a solid line of red. you can use 580 as long as you're not in a big rig. 101 at 880 nice and light. we haven't had any major issues on the board today. california's high-speed rail project is in jeopardy. the trump administration is canceling nearly $1 billion in federal money for the project. the federal railroad administration says the state failed to comply with the
of its grand. it wants california to return another $2.5 billion. that money is critical to building the high-speed rail and could ultimately kill the project. thank you, alexis. up next, the 7 things you need to know as you start your day. changing the s.a.t. to try to even the playing field. and for college students looking for a summer job, several companies in the bay area offering some of the top paying internships. a look outside at 5:09.
it's 5:12. here are the 7 things to know this morning. number one, a high-profile bill to allow more housing near mass transit is now on hold until at least next year. senator scott wiener of san francisco who wrote the bill says he's extremely disappointed but says the fight it far from over. number two, an oakland family is mourning after a 4-year-old boy died during a visit to the dentist. it happened three weeks ago after the boy was given two doses of anesthesia and stopped breathing. an investigation is under way. number three from our live desk, same-sex marriage is now legal in taiwan. there was a huge celebration from the lgbtq community and others outside parliament. the law gives couples the same
tax, insurance and child custody benefits male/female couples get. and number four, we're waking up to mainly cloudy conditions this morning. we'll have increasing sunshine and no rain this afternoon. temperatures do rebound, but we still stop about 6 to 14 degrees from average, and more rain is on the way this weekend. number five, overall looking good for the friday morning commute taking you into a stretch of red in oakland, northbound 880 between 23rd and oak street. emergency road repairs until about 6:30 this morning. that is what caltrans is estimating causing about a ten-minute delay. number six, grumpy cat, the feline with a permanent scowl that rose to internet stardom has died. the cat passed away from complications from a urinary tract infection. she was 7. the warriors have a 2-0 leao i the third quarter to beat the blazers 114-111.
>> a baying change for students. considering the back grounds of its taste taker. >> the move is drawing praise and criticism. it factors in the crime rate and poverty level as well as their parents' income. the college board says race will not be a factor. students will not see the score but rollings and universities will when they review college applications. supporters say it helps level the playing field. >> that's a great person to let into your highly resourced college. imagine what they will do when they have all the resources? >> opponents say it could put better performing students at a disadvantage. the college board has piloted the idea at 50 colleges and universities. 5:14 now. in today's "gma first look," some new surveillance video shows a car hitting two children as they got off their bus in
ohio. abc news reporter kenneth motton has the details. >> reporter: in this "gma first look" -- it's the video every parent and every driver needs to see, look closely. that red car racing by this ohio school bus is doing something that's illegal in all 50 states, ignoring the warning lights of a stopped bus. >> emergency, emergency, i have two kids just hit by a car. >> reporter: thankfully the two little boys are out of the hospital but shaken by the experience. >> just been through a lot. never knew this day would come. >> reporter: in minnesota another close call. according to the national highway safety administration, the greatest risk to a child isn't the school bus ride itself, it's the moment the child approaches and the moment a child leaves the bus. coming up at 7:00 a.m. what every child, parent, and driver needs to do to stay safe. with your "gma first look," abc news, new york. >> that is disturbing.
a last-ditch effort to avoid a teacher strike in the east bay didn't work. nearly 600 teachers in union city are planning to strike on monday. the last offer included a 3% bonus the first year and a 1% increase the following year. initially teachers were demanding a 20% raise over two years. district officials say money is tight because of declining enrollment. bay area interns are earning some hefty paychecks. >> this is so interesting. some are making more money than the average u.s. employee. career website glass door crunched the numbers. listen to this, young interns at facebook can make as much as $8,000 a month which is about $96,000 a year. these are interns. other high-paying internships include sales force at about $7,600 a month. google and uber also pay more than $7,000 a month. apple $6,600. the average u.s. worker makes
about $66,000 a year. >> what? >> want to intern on the side, reginald? >> what is this? >> i mean -- >> what are these interns doing? >> i think a lot of these interns are hoping to funnel them in to other jobs, but, goodness gracious, mike, what a time to be alive. >> what's a paid internship? >> all of these coffee runs i did, the tap dance shoes i picked up for her daughter in an internship that will not be named -- >> it's all coming out now. >> i'm just saying. no money. >> i didn't have to do anything like that but i had three different internships and didn't get paid money for any of them. lucky them. they're in demand. let's take san jose, about 52 degrees and cloudy now. clouds will increase and drizzle tonight. chances of rain starting tomorrow through tuesday. the south bay, low to mid-60s for the bay and the north bay and upper 50s along the coast
into san francisco. 40s in our valleys. low 50s for the rest of us with cloudiness and drizzle. you can see by 7:00, steady rain moves into the north bay and spreads across all of our neighborhoods becoming moderate at times and look at this at 4:00 it is still raining. it's not until the evening hours when it finally starts to taper. and that's why i boosted that storm to a 2. we've got some rain sunday morning. very light. then you can see it increases from about 9:00 to noon and by 2:00 it starts to move off. another reason why i pushed it up, look at this, saturday we could have into sunday after an inch to three-quarters in the peninsula and the south bay. look at the other areas in green. more than an inch. that is a ton of rain for may. tomorrow is a 2. sunday, monday and tuesday are 1s and then we're back to average. we have to wait until thursday. alexis? we are looking friday light. going to take you out to the central valley where we have a
line of red but it's not terrible. 29 and 21 miles an hour respectively. walnut creek still looking good north of the 24 split. 101 across the golden gate about a six-minute drive. 13 across the bay bridge. no metering lights yet. some growing tensions with iran but this morning the president down playing the threat of a war, and he was directly asked about the possibility of going to war with iran. he said, quote, i hope not and he also tweeted, quote, i'm sure iran will want to talk soon. all of this comes as the u.s. has a carrier strike group at the ready in the arabian sea. earlier this week saudi arabian oil tankers were sabotaged as well as nonessential person ordered to leave iraq. house and senate leadership have been briefed on what's
happening. the rest of congress will get briefed next week. muslims across the country breaking down barriers. the invitation they're extending to the public tomorrow. an inside look at macy's new bargain shopping section at san francisco's union square before it opens. first, always working to help build a better bay area and this week we are focusing on your safety. >> alexis smith has advice to keep you safe on the road. >> reporter: what are the best ways to stay safe when you're behind the wheel? i'm alexist smith wi smith and from john franzen. >> based on the fatal traffic collisions we're seeing in the area, number one, don't drive impaired, don't drive distracted, obey the speed limit and, lastly, please wear your seat belts. over 40% of the fatal traffic collisions we have on any given maximum enforcement period is because they're not wearing their seat belt.
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so livermore, napa, san francisco and san jose, you're within 0.01, either at or exceeding monthly average of rain in just two days this week. we have a lot more rain on the way. another half inch to an inch which means we'll start getting into record territory in some neighborhoods. architect impai has died, known for the giant glass pyramid in paris and designed the rock 'n' roll hall of fame in cleveland. he designed the institute for research on aging in novato and was born in china and moved to the u.s. to attend architecture school. he has left his mark.
a plan to close san francisco's juvenile hall has passed its first hurdle. they voted to close the facility by 2021. supporters cited a citywide decrease in youth crime. they say the juvenile hall is under used. opponents say the legislation was hastily put together and provides no alternatives to helping troubled youth. the plan now goes to the full board for a vote. the fda has recalled six types of tattoo ink. several different manufacturers make the ink. it can lead to serious injury and risk of infection because the ink is injected into the skin. the fda is advising tattoo shops to get rid of the recalled inks. people should ask the artists what ink they use. we have a full list on our website, abc7news.com. macy's is going after bargain shoppers and not just with the clearance section.
this is what macy's backstage looks like. think of it as a store within a store at macy's union square. they off big brands, some discounted up to 80%. the department store has been trying to keep up with online competitors. >> it's fast fashion, you have to get it when you see it, priced at its lowest price. you have to get this one now because it won't be here tomorrow. >> macy's backstage has its grand opening tomorrow located on the eighth floor in union square. samsung has come up with a low-tech solution to fix its new folding phones that keep breaking. it involves a thin, protective layer over the screen on the galaxy fold, and a minor tweak to the size of the hinge. tech reviewers reported problems with the previous version. the phone will sell for $2,000. the south korean company postponed sales of the phone
because of the problems. it was supposed to hit stores april 26th. a special event tomorrow inviting people for an open meal. >> the goal is to build bridges, break barriers. about 40 locations are taking part. the event will feature a q&a section. coming back with another full 90 minutes of news including a large bust involving gangs. >> investigators say the men arrested are connected to crimes across the bay area. >> reporter: a decision in sacramento is considered a major victory for some local officials in the east bay. i'll explain coming up. and it is going to be a huge price tag for mgm after the mass shooting in las vegas that happened two years ago leaving dozens dead, hundreds hurt. you'll remember that. after the break, i'm going to tell you exactly how much the company is looking at.
now at 5:30, a setback for an effort to create more housing in california. a controversial bill by a bay area lawmaker on hold this morning. same-sex marriage is now legal in taiwan. we're following the big celebration overnight at the live desk. the royal family is hiring someone savvy with social media, and the job does come with some perks. >> okay. good morning on this friday, may 17th. thanks for being here. >> you're never more than seven minutes away from your accuweather forecast. we have a little break from the rain. >> there may be a few patches of some sprinkles this morning. live doppler 7 showing us pretty dry. over sfo and right around hayward we may have a few sprinkles. other than that it looks a lot like this.
seeing some breaks in the 5:58. we'll be in the low to mid-50s through most of the morning hours. slower breezes around the bay at noon. grab a coat this evening. you won't need the rain gear. we're already in the mid-50s by 7:00. let's find out about the drier commute. here is alexis. >> so far looking quite a bit better than at this point yesterday. no metering lights yet so friday light through this stretch. once you back it into san francisco we just got reports of a five vehicle collision. i'll follow up on that. drive times looking good here, too. tracy to dublin changing from the green to the yellow. no delays san rafael to san francisco. we are focusing on ways to
build a better bay . oneheel crse housing hit a roadblock. scott wiener's l c 7 news reporter amy hollyfield is live in walnut creek, an area very vocal about their opposition. amy? >> reporter: good morning. there was shock in sacramento yesterday when this happened. this bill has been killed for now. senator scott wiener of san francisco wrote the bill and says he is extremely disappointed but says this fight isn't over. many thought the bill would at least make it out of committee so lawmakers could vote on it. it overrides local officials and local zoning and forces cities to allow high rise housing near transit stops. they do not want to lose local control. some residents tell tus does seem like a complicated issue.
>> i don't know that i'm into forcing, but i'm certainly into people thinking differently. >> reporter: supporters say california needs to rethink what the suburbs look like because of this housing crisis. the bill was postponed until 2020. but that's an election year. some think it will be even tougher for the bill to survive then than now. senator wiener says he is committed to continue fighting for this bill and trying to move it forward. reporting live in walnut creek, amy hollyfield, abc 7 news. >> amy, thank you. the housing crisis just one of the many challenges we face in building a better bay area. we want to hear your ideas. share them by joining our group on facebook. mgm could pay huge sums of money after the 2017 las vegas massacre that left 58 people
dead. this morning a much better idea exactly how much they could pay. mgm resorts says as much as $800 million in liability tied to the mass shooting. the company owns manned lay bay. steven paddock fired at a huge crowd attending the festival across the street and was holed up in a manndalay hotel room. about 800 people were also hurt. these lawsuits involve about 4,000 people making claims. lawyers say it is still too early to know the final price tag. in the east bay a suspected gang super cell tied to serious crimes across the bay area has been busted. >> ten s.w.a.t. teams served warrants in oakland, san leandro, hayward, antioch, vallejo and richmond. investigators say three separate gangs from northwest and east oakland formed an alliance. members are accused of murder,
gun violence and other serious crimes. 16 people arrested in addition to 24 arrested in the last few months. >> these individuals paged war and took out the aggressions on rival gangs throughout our city. >> dozens of guns were recovered by police. hayward police are trying to identify and locate two home invasion robbery suspects. investigators released these surveillance images of the suspects. the invasion happened on monday in the fairview neighborhood. the men threatened a 19-year-old man and his father. the son was able to call police. officers actually got there before the suspects were leaving. police say one of the men pointed a gun at them. three officers opened fire but the suspects managed to get away in a two-door black honda accord. >> sonoma county's airport is getting tens of millions of dollars in federal money for a yee upgradeo its passenger terminal.
charles schultz air part has grown by leaps and bounds with more flights and destinations. the passenger experience hasn't keptwi a $22 million project to build a new tsa security area, more seating, new bathrooms, a baggage claim area and rental car area. a live desk update. new this morning and it is a first for asia, taiwan's legislature is allowing same sex marriages. crowds celebrated outside parliament. lawmakers faced intense pressure from both lgbt groups as well as church organizations who oppose the move. the law gives couples the same tax, insurance and child custody benefits that male/female couples receive. taiwan is its own self-governing democracy. much more still ahead including the actor who is reportedly the top choice to
star in the upcoming batman movie. and people in san francisco may soon see some new artworkce. a live look outside right now. let's check in with meteorologist mike knee toe. >> notice how dry it is on the embarcadero this morning. take a look at your temperatures. low to mid-50s for the rest of the peninsula. you see this blue creeping up. we're going to drop a few more degrees over the next hour to hour and a half. looking to 24. in your road is damp now it won't be for long. mild for mass transit riders. here is a look at the north bay, 12 hours. you can see a lot of clouds and sunshine mixing in. 60 at 11:00.
upper 50s if you're heading out this evening. for the east bay we're stuck in the 50s. also 58 if you're heading out this evening. even with more sunshine today than we had yesterday. if you're heading out this evening you will also dip into the middle 50s. grab that coat. a brief break today. tomorrow, almost a complete washout. another 2 on the storm impact scale. that's an increase. we're hoping for friday light but you've had a few issues. a new problem on the bay bridge. a little bit more information here in the last few minutes. westbound 80 getting into san francisco sounds like we had a six-vehicle collision. i don't think it was very serious because five of those vehicles are already cleared. one is still waiting for a tow truck possibly on the harrison off ramp. i am waiting for conrmation from hvy t there
on this camera and then we're hearing about a disabled vehicle blocking the right lane near treasure island. two new issues. so far, though, no word on those metering lights. it does look like they just wrapped up this emergency road repair in oakland, northbound 880 between 23rd and oak street. we had a couple lanes down and originally they were saying they should be out until 6:00. looks like they got that done ahead of that time limit. don't forget bay to breakers this weekend will cause a lot of service disruptions for muni. the race is
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made it to friday, the last day of school this week. mid-50s at 7:00. a dry day today. snow is possible for another 19 minutes or so. it's still breezy so watch out as that snow blows around. 70 fresno into l.a. 68 in sacramento. chico into eureka a chance of showers. a little bit of a break in tahoe. a wintry mix that's more rain than snow saturday but more snow than rain as the temperature
drops. winter will not stop up in the sierra. mike, let me show you a big guy that should be in the mountains but is not, is in a neighborhood in massachusetts, in arlington, massachusetts. you see that bear kind of just chilling there right now. but he has certainly been terrorizing a neighborhood in arlington, massachusetts. police spotted the bear wandering the streets. you see it is not doing a whole lot but has been walking through the neighborhood. obviously it is cute but dangerous. police have ordered all residents in the area to stay inside as they try to get him down to a safer area. hopefully they keep the animal alive but again in a neighborhood right now. also want to get to another headline i've been watching this
morning because in just a few hours in oakland we're going to be hearing two arguments on case that is hope to block president trump's border wall funding. california and 19 other states brought one lawsuit and the sierra club represented by the aclu is bringing the other case. they are asking the court to decide at that the declaration of a national emergency is unconstitutional and unlawful. the states and groups argue the president's plan to use billions of dollars of defense department money on the wall violates congress' constitutional power to decide on budget appropriations. the department of justice attorneys, though, say the funding plan is within the president's powers and does not depend on the declaration of a national emergency. that happening later in oakland. we're watching it closely. >> thank you for both updates, jessi jessica. finding solutions to the homeless crisis, and b.a.r.t. is stepping up outreach around two
of its stations. it teamed up with the salvation army to distribute food and personal items yesterday. volunteers passed out sandwiches, socks, hygiene kits and information about salvation army services. >> you are seeing people with diverse backgrounds, cultures, and it's a human being. someone needs to care for them and that's the work is to care for people so at the end of the day if we fed someone and that was the best we did, that's all right. if we got them into a treatment program, that's even better. >> it's been a year since the b.a.r.t. and salvation army first partnered on homeless outreach. last may they served 750 people. this weekend don't be surprised if you look up and see something different on top of sales force tower. like ads ncing wouldyp he otno aren't you glad we came to a two shot? all of that. >> you're not going to see that. you're going to see student art. >> okay.
>> i don't know what that looks like. if i did, we would do an interpretation of it. it's to coincide with the graduation for students at the college of the arts. a series of five-minute student videos will be displayed in a 20-minute loop. then when that's over with -- >> back to this. all right. shall we move on? actor robert pattinson is in line to be the next batman. what do you think? it's not quite a done deal yet, but sources tell "variety" he is in negotiations to play the caped crusader. warner brothers did not comment on the report. the 33-year-old will succeed ben affleck in the role. preproduction could start later this year or early 2020. it's supposed to hit theaters on june 25th, 2021. >> okay. >> i see it. he's broody. >> he has a strong chin. >> there you go. >> jaw line. >> can he do that voice, though? >> he knows magic. >> okay. >> thank you, fellow hufflepuff.
>> how many batmans do we need? >> i love batman movies, though. >> michael keaton, val kilmer, ben affleck. >> there you go. >> who was the good one? >> michael keaton. >> no, we haven't mentioned the good one. >> this is terrible. >> oh, christian bail. >> he was the good one, yeah. what happened to him? why can't he do it? >> i think he's busy. >> okay. and if you have weekend plans that call for you to be outside you may want to find some inside plans or read a book. it is going to get wet. a look at sfo. brighter, dry and milder this afternoon. chances of rain this weekend, chances to begin next week, also. look at this slug of moisture off to the west. bringing moderate rain, possibl we have drizzle and light rain
developing around 7:00 and it just is steady for hours and waves of moderate rain. on and off showers through about 9:00, 10:00 in the evening and then we get a break overnight and look what happens at 8:00 sunday morning. rain is out of here by 2:00 or 3:00. we could get another half inch to an inch of rain. maybe more than that. again, that's why it's a 2 for tomorrow. a 1 for sunday. monday night into tuesday one last push of wet weather and by thursday the sun comes out and so do the 60s and 70s. have a great weekend. alexis? we are looking live at the bay bridge commute. we had a five to six vehicle collision right around the fremont off ramp. sounds like the majority have been cleared.
traffic moving along much better. it has been friday light but typical delays. we have a disabled vehicle as well just past treasure island blocking one lane, so 27 miles an hour as you get inside the tunnel. it is improving. in fact, i think we're probably faster than 30 miles an hour once you make it into the city. we'll check out drive times up next. thanks, alexis. the warriors are now just two wins away from reaching the nba finals for the fifth straight year as the series now shifts to portland. last night at oracle arena the dubs had to rally from a 17-point deficit in the second half against the trail blazers. steph and seth curry turned the fourth quarter into a family affair. steph led with 37 points. his brother seth scored 16 points. making some big shots down the stretch for the blazers. the warriors escaped with a
114-111 victory. >> my parents, we talked about the whole series and the last two games probably nerve-racking as heck. he played well and we won. >> head coach steve kerr says kevin durant's calf strain is more serious than they thought when he was first injured. he is staying in the bay area to continue receiving treatment and durant will be re-evaluated again next week. >> you can watch game three between the warriors and blazers tomorrow at 6:00 p.m. on espn. ahead at 6:00, the simple thing you can do to protect your home and car from crooks. first, britney spears planning to make her comeback. the video she posted after her manager said that she may never perform again. plus, would you stay in a taco bell hotel? how the fast food chain is taking over a hotel in august. deal talk. my 2 for $5 breakfast croissants deal is back. with grilled ham and hickory smoked bacon or grilled sausage on a warm, buttery croissant, it's way better than dry cereal. i wish i was warm and buttery. aww man. download the jack app
even with no rain this afternoon temperatures below average. the 60s just about everywhere with even 50s along the coast into san francisco. another chilly one with 40s in our north bay and east bay valleys. going to the watch party, dropping down into the mid-50s by the end of the game. cal graduation tomorrow, it will rain. be prepared to keep your cap and gown dry somehow. same thing for bay to breakers. rain during the race. so your costume, make sure it's water pruf if it needs to be. we had some road work on 880 between 23rd and oak street.
initially they were saying they would be out there until 6:30. got that done more like 5:40. that saved us. not terrible but you are in the yellow 580 tracy into dublin. so many people talking about the next story and sad news about the internet's most famous cat, grumpy cat, the permanent scowl turned her into an internet sensation has died. the video you are seeing is from when grum can i cat was in san francisco in 2014. you saw how many people tried to get selfies with the cat. before the grumpy cat moniker her name was tartar sauce and
her owner says despite her dour looking demeanor she wasn't grumpy at all. it was her look, her thing. a lot of memes sent out on twitter and on all social media platforms this morning as people react to the news. >> your impression? >> can we zoom in on my reaction? >> there you go. >> pcat. >> i'm really sad about the news. thank you, jessica. starbucks has launched a new tumbler in celebration of love, diversity and pride. you can see the new rainbow cup. the limited edition tumbler displays the word love to honor the lbgtq community. it is perfect for sipping iced coffee. taco bell is taking over a hotel in palm springs for three nights to recognize its super fans. >> they say everything will be taco bell themed. there will be snacks as well as
taco bell art and hair styling. what is the hair styling going to look like? the event is in august. taco bell has not revealed which hotel it will use for all of this. >> bring some febreze. new video showing britney is rehearsing after her manager said she may never perform again. >> fans are wondering if the singer is sending a message in the latest instagram post. i would say she is. it shows spears dancing earlier this week, actually i think she was doing the slave for you routine. >> look at you. >> i know that routine. >> get it, get it. ♪ i cannot hide it her longtime manager larry rudolph told tmz spears was not in a mental or physical shape to resume rehearsals n. march spears entered a wellness treatment facility. >> i think it's confusing for the fans to figure out what's going on. i think what they should hope for she gets better and those around her agree she's gotten
better, that she can get herself back together like in 2008. and that she can resume consideration of what her performing career will be. >> she is a grown woman. she is an adult. >> i'm so confused. he issued a new statement to billboard that says i simply said that the vegas residency is now officially off and that she hasn't called me in months to talk about doing anything so i'm not sure if or when she will ever want to work again. it's that simple. >> it sounds like some communication needs to be re-established but clearly her choreo has not suffered. >> she looks great. ♪ somebody's going to get fired ♪ have you ever dreamed about working for the royal family? this is your chance. they are looking for a social media manager for queen elizabeth. its ad states they want someone who will find, quote, new ways to maintain the queen's presence in the public eye and on the world stage. you will need strong photography skills, creative flair and writing and editorial skills t. paying between $30,000 and
$40,000. you do have access to the corgis and the royal family. >> $30,000 to $40,000. that's like half of what an intern at sales force makes. >> this is true, but you do get to hang with the royals. there you go. next at 6:00, the major change just announced for the s.a.t. test. >> reporter: a 4-year-old boy died after a dental procedure in the east bay. i'm jobina fortson live in the newsroom this morning with the details on the investigation into an oakland dentist's office. and, plus, a massive project to save lives at the golden gate bridge. now we're getting our very first look. plus, look at this, our bear friend in arlington, massachusetts, saying hello to the camera. he is just chilling in a tree right now but he is in the enabled, so police watching the situation closely. i'll have the latest from our live desk.
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