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october 31st. back to you. >> that was interesting and an unexpected good-bye. happening now many of you may be getting ready to leave for memorial day weekend. so far so good. not too many cars on the road now. aaa says the worst day to travel will be tomorrow afternoon from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. a record number of people are expected to travel over the long holiday weekend including more than 5.4 million in california. by the way, top destinations include san francisco and anaheim. abc 7 news reporter anser hassan will have a full report in our next half hour including how much you can expect to pay at the pump if you are hitting the road. >>is a quick update on weather and traffic starting with meteorologist mike nicco. hey, mike. hi, everybody. a live look at doppler 7. mostly cloudy this morning. so far not hearing much of fog or drizzle. looking at the explore yum to downtown and stars in the
background. mid to upper 50s at 7:00 as we roll through the accuweather 12-hour planner. low 70s at 4:00 and back into the mid-60s as we head through the evening. grab a coat if you're heading out. you won't need the umbrella, at least not today and tomorrow. sunday a different story. that's coming up. here is sue. a look at the east shore freeway and it's looking good with a lot of graps between the headlights and the drive from henryvillemaery ligs y can sein lights and lly come on between 5:00 and 5:30. we'll be monitoring that for you. we have one accident to report to you westbound 4 at willow pass. no word from chp whether it's blocking but our sensors are all green there. we're assuming traffic is getting by without delay. thank you, sue. caught on camera and in one case caught by police. >> a group of women tries to get
the five-finger discount at a sporting goods store and it's happened twice recently in solano county and contra costa county. the first at a fairfield store and then in pleasant hill. abc 7 news reporter amy hollyfield is live on this developing story. amy? >> reporter: hi, reggie. police made an arrest in pleasant hill and they do have good surveillance video to use in their case. take a look. you're going to see a group of young people trying to run out the door with loads of stolen goods. this is wednesday night at the dick's sporting goods in pleasant hill. their plan is interrupted when an officer who was driving by sees them, stops, and chases them through the store. >> he was right there so he got in a brief foot pursuit and was able to capture one of them. >> reporter: so the officerre no so h't
en nd twoeyer arresteyore videoe dick's sporting goods in fairfield. this happened earlier this month. three women walked out of the store with merchandise while telling security officers to get away from them and not to touch them. pleasant hill police are now looking to see if these two crimes are related, if the same people are possibly involved. meanwhile, police here say they will continue to have extra patrols looking after this shopping center. reporting live in pleasant hill, amy hollyfield, abc 7 news. >> that is something. >> they were aggressive. disgraced movie producer harvey weinstein is expected to reach a deal settling more than 15 sexual misconduct lawsuits. >> a person familiar with the negotiations said weinstein would pay out more than $44 million. scores of women accuse him of sexual misconduct. a class action lawsuit by accusers and a lawsuit by the new york attorney general. weinstein faces criminal charges of rape and performing a
escaped and ran to a neighbor for help. patterson pleaded guilty in march. if he does not withdraw his pleas he'll be sentenced to prison. closs and her family will have the opportunity to talk about how the crimes affected their lives. patterson will be allowed to make a statement. police have made arrests after a dismembered body was found in a home. it was discovered monday in a house on del monte street. officers found it during a welfare check on 73-year-old benedict ching who was reported missing. investigators are trying to identify the remains. police have not provided any specifics about the suspects. and in the south bay this is the man san jose police say vandalized a memorial for
military veterans. he was arr covered in graffiti. crews were able to clean it off. the suspect was booked into jail for felony vandalism and possession of vandalism tools. happening today the back-to-back nba champs are encouraging dubs nation to wear their warriors gear. >> the fifth straight trip to the nba finals. they are calling it finals friday. tonight coit tower and several buildings in the city will be lit up in blue and gold. the nba finals begin next thursday. the warriors are still waiting to find out who they're going to be playing in the finals. last night the toronto raptors went into milwaukee and beat the bucks 105-109 to take a 3-2 game lead in the eastern conference finals. the raptors can close out the series tomorrow in toronto. if the bucks win tomorrow game seven would be mondayn walk.
game one next thursday night. tipoff at 6:00. music and food are coming together in napa this weekend. it is the kickoff to the bottle rock festival. big names taking the stage this weekend. a massive and moving mural capturing san francisco. the monumental project now on display. first, it is 4:36. a live look outside. europe never more than seven minutes away from your accuweather forecast. let's get over to mike. let's talk about temperatures. look at this. we have 52 in castro valley. that's the cool spot. orinda, 54. everybody else around 56 to even 59 degrees in oakland. mid- mid to upper 50s. a look on 680 looking south towards 24. and it's going to be quiet weather for driving. cool this morning but mild this afternoon for mass transit. no small craft advisories today. let's jump into the 12-hour planner. a lot of sunshine on the peninsula.
57 at 7:00. still in the 60s, barely. 69 at 1:00. 3:00, 71. down to 65 if you're heading out this evening. the east bay valleys, 57 at 7:00. 66 at 11:00 and then we have low 70s for the better part of the afternoon hours. heading out this evening mostly sunny and 65 at 7:00 and in the south bay 56 at 7:00. 66 at 11:00 and low 70s this afternoon dropping down to a sunny 67 at 7:00. so you can still wear that nice coat, if you want to head out this evening for a friday. that's the best thing about friday, kicking off, going somewhere relaxing. >> especially for the long holiday. can't wait. >> what about us poor folks working this morning? >> yeah, it's all right. got to work, i don't mind it. i like it. >> i was talking about the commute. no, i don't want to be here, sue. i want the bosses to know that, okay. >> i'm talking about the drive, too, of course. getting to work this hour is not a problem. we're looking at the bay bridge
obouy. first reports of an accident in the harrison street off ramp on the san francisco side and just outside of the view seems to be flowing nicely here. we'll check with chp, no word if there's a lane blocked or not. back to the concord area. the accident westbound 4 near willow pass and chp has not let us know if there's blocking in the lane or not but the sensors are green so it's looking good. let's look at some of your drive times if you are driving into work this hour, not bad at all. just under 20 minutes to get to the maze on highway 80 in the westbound direction and once you're at the bay bridge, a breeze across. no metering lights yet f. you're headed to sfo once you get to the c
here is a look at your pollen forecast for the holiday weekend. moderate to even slightly lower than that on monday. hopefully you'll be breathing easy when you're outside. we have mid to upper 70s, thunderstorms are going to develop once again in the sierra with mountain snows. warmer in socal. some showers in the higher elevations as you head up to santa barbara. look at the thunderstorms today. thunder snow and lighter amounts of rain monday.
the showdown between the president and house speaker nancy pelosi continues to escalate with each questioning the other's mental fitness. the president stormed out of an infrastructure meeting with democratic leaders. he said ahead of the event pelosi accused him of engaging in a cover-up. yesterday the president called on aides to back up his insistence that he, quote, couldn't have been more calm. >> the president, again, stormed out. i think, what, first pound the table, walk out the door. >> she said i walked in and start started screaming and yelling. just a mess. >> pelosi called the move a
stunt. president trump has directed the community to cooperate with the investigation into the investigation. and we are talking about, all of it and the origins of the mueller report as we continue our newscast. back to you. three mammal experts are investigating the death of another whale spotted near point reyes. this makes at least 12 in the bay area this year. nearly 60 along the coast from mexico to alaska during the spring migration north. the number of deaths is the highest since 2000. most have died from starvation. experts are trying to figure out why and whether warming oceans caused by climate change could be a factor. a mural like you have never seen before. if you look closely you'll see these people are moving, it's digital. it aims to capture the spirit of san francisco in a collage
starring 1,200 people. a monumental project. reporter kate larsen spoke to the artist at the debut. >> there's a baby getting born. >> reporter: from a live birth to a dancing ballerina, a scrolling video collage of more than 1,200 people we filmed in 22 locations throughout san francisco last year. >> it's like a giant puzzle where everyone has to go to the place they decided and then i composed the mural around them. >> reporter: the exhibits are all over the world, disguised in a hat and sun glasses in case his installations are seen as a crime instead of art. he came to san francisco inspired by murals that were painted in the bay area in the 1930s and '40s. because of the disparity, the complexity of the city. >> reporter: the exhibit is interactive. you can download an app on your phone or go to a kiosk to hear everyone's story, like draymond
green. >> the city by the bay has been amazing to me. >> it's surprising to see myself in the museum. >> reporter: as awosarch j.r. a candace to strike a moving pose for the mural. >> it's inspiring and an honor to be a part of this piece. >> reporter: there's inside outfits ongoing that includes portraits of people from around the world. it is here for the next year. >> we find a place in the city because already this capture a moment of time in the city with the stories of the people. >> kate larsen, abc news. >> i have a permanent place for it, right here. >> such a good idea. how cool would that be? on the top of the sales force tower. >> both. why not? >> everywhere. happening today the bottle rock festival kicks off in napa.
>> more than 35,000 people are expected each day. more than 80 bands will be performing on five stages. festival goers will have food from the finest chefs and restauranteurs and lots of wine and craft beers. imagine dragons, neil young and promise of the real. mumford and sons and santana will close out the festival. >> we know sunday our weather will be garbage, what will it be like -- >> nice flare there. it's just garbage. >> it makes it go down a little smoother. what's it going to be like for bottle rock? i'm sorry, you said what? >> bottle rock. for bottle rock. >> it's going to suck.
>> thanks, everyone. good morning. >> good luck for all of you going on sunday. >> you can't say it like that. it's going to be challenging, no doubt about it. there will be showers on sunday, breezy, chilly. definitely today, saturday, monday the better day of the holiday weekend. sfo is mostly cloudy. hopefully they're not going to cause any delays. accuweather highlights, mostly sunny, nearly as mild as yesterday. if you liked yesterday, thumbs up for today. cool lows tonight, mostly cloudy and cooler this weekend. wet and breezy sunday. here's today's temperatures. a lot of low to mid-70s, the east bay valley, the south bay. as you head around the bay we have about 66 to around 70 degrees and then half moon bay, san francisco low to mid-60s. and santa cruz about 68 degrees. tonight low to mid-50s. the east bay may dip into the upper 40s. i want to jump ahead, 7:00
tomorrow morning. not much going on. our best chance of showers and thunderstorms. a veil of storms coming in straight down from alaska. we wake up to drid and showers. nghrough the afternoon hours then tapering as we head into the evening and then that's it. unfortunately that being it still means it could be wet on sunday, a 1 on our storm impact scale. a good time to have our app and follow live doppler 7. next week 60s, 70s and 80s. sue? a look at this accident coming off the bay bridge. it is blocking the harrison off ramp. chp is on scene and the one car that was sideways loaded up and looks like it's just about ready to clear out of there. you harrison
you have to take the next exit and turn yourself back around. this is, again, coming off the bay bridge on the west side of the harrison street off ramp continues to be block there. sensors are green and look at some of your drive times coming out of the central valley less than 30 minutes. wish we could have that every day into dublin and highway 4. you're looking at about a 20-minute ride altogether. >> ignition, liftoff. >> the launch of the spacex rocket could bring high speed internet to just about anywhere on earth. it blasted off from kennedy space center carrying 60 identical communication satellites. it's the heaviest ever payload.
it landed perfectly on a floating platform in the sea. amazon is working on a device to read your emotions. here are your morning "tech bytes." in today's "tech bytes" facebook wipes out fake accounts. >> the company says it got rid of nearly 3.4 billion bogus users over six months ending in march.d attacksre blador the jump. rotten tomatoes is changing how it scores films. >> anyone who wants to leave a review will be required to prove you actually bought a movie ticket. unless you bought a ticket your review won't be included. they are fighting trolls who sabotage movie scores. finally amazon wants to help you keep your emotions in check. >> a wearable device that will read emotions. it says the device will use microphones and artificial
inteligence to identify how we're feeling. >> so many emotions standing next to this guy. >> those are your "tech bytes." is everything going to be okay? >> i don't know. i'm not sure. still ahead on abc 7 mornings, new labels on food. why you may not find as many expiration dates listed. >> you really don't know who i am? genie, wishes, lamp, none of that ringing a bell? >> the new "aladdin" hits theaters
a quick bottle rock festival. a 50% chance of showers and breezy conditions sunday. my original word may have been harsh but not nice except for friday and saturday. some games this weekend. the red-hot a's, six in a row. dropping down to 58.s, 59, down to 5. at oracle and there you go, sunday, cold showers, breezy. less than a quarter of an inch and a slight chance of thunderstorms. check out the rain. it could be heavier than a quarter of an inch. some cranking out half an inch. sunday a tough day for outdoor activities. sue? if you're taking the bay bridge to the harrison off ramp,
no delays here off the bay bridge into san francisco. elsewhere we're looking good. look at all that green this early friday morning. clear sailing from the central valley into dublin/pleasanton. an accident in the clearing phases westbound 4 near willow pass. so just have a heads-up it looks like traffic is getting by without delay. thanks, sue. people with possible cases of measles could be banned from boarding flights. california is one of five states doing this. so far warnings have gone out to eight people nationwide. all of them agreed to cancel their travel plans. "the washington post" reports officials could have asked the federal government to place them on a do not board list if they did try to fly. you might see expiration dates listed differently on food. it's the federal goveme newwaste. the food and drug administration sent a letter to food manufacturers. that letter supports putting a standard best if used by date on al product labels. americans throw out about 30% of
the food they buy often because they think it's gone bad. that amounts to about $161 billion a year. the remake of "aladdin" hits theaters today. >> bring >> well, "aladdin" is expected to drum up between $80 million and $100 million this holiday weekend that prediction is far better than "dumbo" but well behind "beauty and the beast." looking at about $15 million, "book smart" in the $10 million range. disney is a parent company of abc 7. >> i'm excited. im seeing it saturday so i can't wait. >> it sounds great. let's do this. next at 5:00 a.m., boat tram. a new muni car and what it looks like. so it's really sad and here's the thing.
i told this to the room.hxperts say we should all be concerned. >> a let's take on the issues. let's call out the problem. >> let's face it, we have a trash issue here in san francisco. >> and find real solutions. let's have hard conversations. >> i feel that the community has failed people of color. >> and hear one another. >> we can use words. we don't have to use our fists. >> our concerns might be different but we're in this together. ♪ ♪ they're the moderne stone age family. ♪ ♪ from the town of bedrock.
of people getting ready to hit the roads for memorial day we the pump. good morning on this friday, may 24th. euro you're never more than seven minutes away from your accuweather forecast. over to meteorologist mike nicco. those people thinking of working half a day, work the full day. i promise you traffic will be fine. that's only because we leave about 1:00 and i don't want to be fighting you. winds are blowing ashore in fairfield. you can see the cloud cover, the gray we're waking up to. every friday before a holiday it's that way. mid to upper 50s. mostly cloudy. a little more sunshine. not quite as hazy as yesterday. cleaner air coming off the ocean. upper 60s