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welcome to thursday, june 20th. it's 5:00 a.m. >> you're never more than seven minutes away from my accuweather forecast. >> good morning, natasha and reggie. a gray start on live doppler 7. it's not quite as thick across the south bay as it was yesterday. we're seeing a little sunshine at 280 and 17. i think yes will see faster sunshine today, but tempered by a faster breeze coming off the ocean. if you're heading off now at 7:00, 52 to about 60 degrees. notice we stay near the 50s near the coast. low to mid 70s at noon. 73 to 77, this cooler temperature this morning, really comfortable and back into the 60s away from the coast at 7:00. still locked in the 50s. increasing sunshine late this afternoon along the coast. here is alexis. >> good morning, mike. looking live at the bay bridge
toll plaza. metering lights not on yet. about 20 minutes to left. car pool lanes are open. we're starting to see a backup in the cash lanes. the eastbound side of the roadway, we've got a pothole reported eastbound 80 past the toll plaza on the other side of the roadway. i'm a little surprised by that. that area is pretty smooth. i believe that pavement is fairly new. we'll see if chp' lab rates. westbound 580 tracy to dublin in the yellow, 44 minutes. southbound 680 dublin to mission boulevard, 16 minutes. 101 to cupertino coming in at 15 minutes. a sacramento police officer is dead after a man with a rifle seriously wounded her. >> it was an agonizing situation. officers struggled to get to her after she fell. the man just kept firing. abc 7 news reporter amy hollyfield live in the news room with what we're learning including the officer's ties to
the east bay. >> she grew up in the east bay and those officers in sacramento, they couldn't get to her for 45 minutes because he was still firing his gun. it wasn't until they could get an armored vehicle into the area until they could get to her and rescue here. 27-year-old tara o'sullivan later died at the hospital. she had been helping a woman, a domestic violence victim m belo her home when she was shot. the call had come in as a disturbance between a man and a woman. police and the mayor announced o'sullivan's death after midnight saying there are no words to convey the depth of the sadness they feel. >> the captain shared she had a bubbly personality but was always willing to help. didn't know what she was doing all the time, but had that willingness to help. clearly that calling to be a police officer and those traits followed her to want to do this job. >> the gunman held police off for about eight hours until a negotiator convinced him to
surrender. th department's first death in the line of duty in 20 years. live in the news room, amy hollyfield, abc 7 news. >> thank you so much. 26-year-old officer tara o'sullivan was hired by the sacramento police department in january of 2018. she entered the police academy last july and graduated just in december. she was still in training and was scheduled to go out on her own in a couple weeks. tara was a child development major at sacramento state. breaking news, vta workers could be going on strike. >> overnight we learned workers rejected a final offer. jobina fortson live in san jose with what this means for commuters. jobina. >> reporter: good morning. yes, the union overwhelmingly rejected the offer from the vta. you can see the bus going by right here. some of these drivers may decide to go on strike, but they have to give 72 hours' notice before they decide to do that. voting wrapped up around 10:00
p.m. last night. we're getting new information as well as to the issues. the vta and union have been in talk since last august trying to finalize a new labor contract. they reached 37 tentative agreement but can't seem to work out wage increases and the vta push for union members to be able to make larger contributions toward their pensions. about 1300 so-called classic employees in the union currently pay 1.9% of their gross salary toward a 6% employee pension contribution. the vta pays the rest of that money. non-union employees and employees hired after 2016 pay the full employee contribution. if the vta -- if the union decides to go forward with this strike, this could be the vta's first ever bus driver strike. live in downtown san jose, jobina fortson, abc 7 news. it's 5:o 4. a vaccine bill up for discussion in sacramento is expected to
draw hundreds of anti vaksers to the capital. it would give oversight of doctors who grant more than five vaccination exemptions per year. schools with vaccination rates at less than 95%. lawmakers will take comments from the public today. in the north bay san rafael police are expected to give more details about a shooting involving an officer. the department released body camera video of the encounter last august. officers say they spent nearly 30 minutes trying to talk to the man who they say had a knife in one hand and a pair of shears in another which he refused to put down. when he approached the officers, they gave him commands and shot him with bean bag rounds. he then ran toward the officers, that's when they shot him with their guns. he survived and pleaded guilty to several charges. he was sentenced to more than three years in prison. in the east bay a family is filing a wrongful death lawsuit
against the pleasanton police department. jacob bauer died in police custody last night. officers used an electronic control device on him. the family is scheduled to announce their lawsuit at a press conference at 11:00 a.m. in oakland. new developments in the bay area family scammed out of their life savings. the gonzalez family spent $10,000 to rent a house only to find out they had fallen victim to a fraud. we first told you about them on monday. luz pena is looking to track down the landlord. >> we met up with victor gonzalez, posted by the same alleged fake landlord who duped him out of $10,000. how did he know it was the same guy? the phone numbers were the same. >> this time around, what did he tell you. >> that he was the property owner and he leave the key. >> reporter: this time victor wasn't going to fall for the
scam again. instead they texted back and forth. the alleged landlord even got him a code to the property's lock box. >> he don't know it's me. >> reporter: we're driving to meet up with the actual property management company that is renting that property that victor checked out. >> do you know this? >> i didn't know that but i'm not surprised. >> reporter: these scammers are sophisticated. >> i've had my tech person trace i.p. addresses all the way back to nigeria or somewhere in north africa or turkey. it's just not much we can do. >> reporter: now he watermarks every photo and uses a remote access system where anyone who wants to see a property needs to sign up and even take a selfie. did the scammers do this? >> it will verify you're registered and it will give you a code to open the box and get the key. >> reporter: we texted the alleged landlord and he replied. >> he texted me back and said yes, it's still available for rent. when are you looking to move in.
>> reporter: the property says they might have information about the fake landlord. we connected them with san francisco police. any governments, you will be the first to know. luz pena, abc 7 news. >> i'm sure luz will stay on top of that. we have a lynn to being the family's gofundme page. as you can see, the original goal was $10,000. they've now raised $16,385. way to go for everyone who is helping them. nice to see people step up like that. let's talk about what's going on. we've got mid to upper 50s around el sobrante, richmond, berkeley, alameda. san jose at 60, concord at 60, antioch and brentwood 63 and 62. here is a look at the golden gate bridge. we're already seeing a faster wind than we did at this time yesterday coming out of the west-northwest at 19. that's going to bring clearing along the beaches this
afternoon. the coolest day for yard work, but a small craft advisory north of the bay bridge through the delta. let's go back to that if we can. that starts later on, about noon through 9:00. southwest winds gusting to 35 miles per hour. east bay valleys, 50s at 7:00, 60s at 9:00. upper 70s to near 80 this afternoon. 69 at 7:00. that's a refreshing change. peninsula, we're stuck in the 60s and cloud cover through at least 9:00. the clouds will start to taper after the 11:00 hour. our last stop will be down in the south bay n. the 60s through 11:00 and mid to upper 70s. another nice afternoon for outdoor activities. let's find out about the commute. here is alexis. >> we're looking at a pretty smooth start this morning. here is a live look at walnut that.e 2 split, aicantly get taking you to the south bay, we had fire reportd in the area.
i believe it was a brush fire northbound 85 past blossom hill road. fire department was on the scene. they were blocking the right lane. it sounds like that's fully tapped out. they should be clearing out shortly if they haven't already. i'm not seeing any residual delays through the area. we have road work slowing you down in oakland. we'll check on that next. coming up next, the you need to know as you start you day. a fight to make all lemonade stands legal. a beloved wedding ring tossed in the trash. what it took to get it back. there you see as we're getting our day
here are the seven things you need to know this morning. number one, breaking news, a sacramento police officer is dead after being shot by a gunman while responding to a domestic violence incident. the suspect was later taken into custody around 2:00 this morning after an eight-hour standoff. tara o'sullivan grew up in the east bay before graduating from sac state. she had just graduated from the police academy last december. number three, the santa clara valley transportation authority may face its first ever strike after the union rejected the contract offered by vta. that rejection means bus drivers could walk off the job, but they do have to give 72 hours' notice. tt town hal today starting at noon. to participate, follow them at
sfbart. let's take a look at number five. over the next three day, we'll go from our coolest day to our hottest saturday and even sunday. air quality will be fine. get outside and enjoy it. number six, road work going late in oakland. that is starting to cause a backup. westbound 580 various lanes closed between state route 238 and state route 13 for paving that was supposed to be done at 5:00. not done yet. the three right lanes are blocked adding 15 minutes to your drive. woody, buzz light year and the rest of the gang are back. toy story 4 hits theaters tonight. disney is the parent company of pixar and abc 7. >> i can't believe i don't have tickets yet. that must be resolved. >> we'll get on that. starting today in the north bay, don't be alarmed if you see smoke coming from highway 128. cal fire will conduct a controlled burn along the highway between the monticello
dam in napa county and the town of winters in yolo county. crews will work between 8:30 and noon every day. these controlled burns help prevent potentially dangerous wildfires later. you have told us that housing is one of the biggest concerns when it comes to quality of life here. >> that's why we've made it part of our building a better bay area commitment. in the north bay there's a critical shortage following the wildfires. one non-profit is taking a unique approach by creating its own factory to build affordable homes. abc news reporter cornell barnard takes us there. >> my daughters and i were sharing a bedroom at my mom's house trying to get back on my feet. >> reporter: jasmine never dreamed she'd have a home of her own. today she does thanks to hab tate for humanity of sonoma county. she got the keys last year. >> it gave me a whole other level of confidence and self-esteem. >> reporter: there are 100 families still on hab tate's
waiting list, one reason why the non-profit is doing something bold. >> this facility indoors is about 30,000 square feet. >> reporter: interim ceo john kennedy shows the huge space they leased in rohnert park, soon to be a one-top-shop housing factory. >> the wonderful thing about this space, cornell, is we will have the ability to receive major donations, truck loads, train loads of wood, installation, drywall. >> reporter: volunteers and students from santa rosa junior college will learn a trade by using technology to design pre fab walls and roofing. habitat hopes to go from building 15 homes a year to building 60. right now they're busy building kwot tajs like this one here to benefit folks who lost their homes in the north bay wildfires. check it out. all of these homes will be completed this summer. >> build more homes. i can see this i ithappen.
reporter: jasmine hopes this new facility will bring the joy of home ownership to others just like her. in rohnert park, cornell barnard, abc 7 news. >> we want to know what do you think would build a better bay area. join our better bay area facebook group. an incredible rhee union outside of sacramento. full some resident andrea saint evans accidentally tossed her wedding ring in the trash yesterday. she called the folsom solid waste division to get help. two employees dug through a truck full of trash and they found it. they were able to return it to a very happy saint evans. >> oh, my goodness. >> that's amazing. that's the literal needle in the haystack. >> absolutely. can you imagine? >> i hope they get a nice little birthday present or christmas present in the mail or something. to dig through some trash --
>> you got a glove? >> that's terrible. >> wow, i can't believe that. i wonder if she ever told her significant other. >>i think at this point she's found out. honey, the point ie w. >> i loved it. >> i was trying to listen to both of you at the same time. hard for me to do. in the third person in my ear someone telling me to go to the weather. you can see the broken deck of clouds. grab those sunglasses. you'll need them a little sooner today. cooler highs because of the breezy conditions. partly cloudy, brez si in the hills the next couple nights. solano county and lake county under the fire weather watch starting today through saturday because of the breezy conditions. saturday will be our warmest day at the coast if you want to head there and get sunshine. you can clearly see where the high pressure is. look at the offshore flow to the north. here is that low prying open the door to our neighborhoods and
bringing us that cooler weather today. look at these refreshing temperatures. mid to upper 70s in the south bay. 68 in santa cruz. low to mid 70s. these are great tours to be outsi outside. remember very strong sunshine today. we'll have low to mid 60s along the coast. increasing sunshine from north to southi starting 2:00, 3:00. mid 70s through the north bay. a little warmer up farther north in the mid to upper 80s. breezy in hercules and richmond and berkeley. keep you in the low to mid 70s. lighter breezes as you head southbound towards union city. upper 70s to low 80s as you head into the east bay valleys. you've been running the air conditioner? you won't need it today. we'll have a few clouds lingering along the coast. the breezes chasing the clouds away. bringing us warmer weather so
road work going late in the east bay. taking you to the oakland area. long stretch of red westbound 580. sounds like that the work started around state road 238. around foothill up to the state route 13 split. as far as i understand, we have lanes two, three and four blocked due to overnight paving work that was supposed to be done at 5:00. it's 5:20 at this point. they're behind squed yule. that's causing a ten to 15-minute delay. bay bridge toll plaza is filling in. metering lights not activated yet. they should be any minute now. no delays if you're using car pool lanes and a quick check of drive time, just about a 19-minute drive, westbound 80, highway 4 to the maze. san francisco to sfo holding on to the green at ten minutes. in today's "gma first look" we're hearing from the fiancee of a woman who was killed in the
crane collapse. >> here is abc's marcus moore. >> reporter: in this morning's "gma first look," it was the terrifying video that gripped the city of dallas. >> oh, my god, the crane is falling over. oh, my god. >> reporter: a massive construction crane toppling in high winds tearing a gash through this five-story apartment building. >> everything just kind of went dark, like this. >> reporter: and now in an abc news exclusive, we're hearing a remarkable tale of survival and heart ache from inside those walls. eric and his fiancee kerstin were spending a lazy sunday inside their dallas apartment when the giant tower crane crashed into the building, killing the 29-year-old. >> i was screaming her name. i could not find her. coming up at 7:00 a.m., we'll have more of our exclusive interview and his message for the crane company. with your "gma first look," marcus dallas. >> what a sad story.
we have something that hopefully will brighten your day. jeopardy champion james holzhauer has developed a portion of his winning to a pancreatic cancer walk in alex trebek's name. trebek was diagnosed with stage four cancer in march and has since said he's in near remission. a resident invited him to invite a pancreatic cancer walk, much to her sur plies he responded. he couldn't attend but did send a check for $1,100. some kids starting their plans for lemonade stands. now a company that makes lemonade mix is stepping in to keep the sidewalk stops running. the stands are only legal in 14 states including california. countrytime has started what it calls a legal ade initiative. it will cover finds and permit costs. the company is encouraging kids
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forward are this weekend. thanks, mike, yosemite national park says there will be limited access to tioga pass starting tomorrow. highway 120 will be open to all feeks including bicycles from 10:00 to 11:00 and 3:00 to 4:00. it's so crews can clear the snow. backpackers need to be prepared to spend an additional night in the wilderness. a young soccer player was surprisesed by her teammates in the peninsula, receiving the highest honor in >> sophie jones was over come with emotion. she captured the gatorade national girls soccer player of the year award. her mentor, former 49ers quarterback steve young presented her with the trophy. >> so i came in here thinking i was just going to do an
interview for winning state player of the year. i was surprised by the national gatorade player of the year. it's going to take a while for me to process. it's such an honor. it can't believe they chose me. >> jones will attend duke university on a soccer scholarship this fall. the airline seats of the future may be smaller than ever. these are standing seats called the sky rider. they've been on display at the paris air show. so essentially you're standing, but they say you're leaning. okay. semantics. it's a bicycle seat-style cushion that sits higher than a typical airline seat. we're being very kind here. it has about 23 inches of leg room. the company that came up with the concept has been pushing these seats for many years and thank goodness, so far, not a single airline has taken the bait on this one. >> do you feel like it's a matter of time? >> i feel like if we as a community, the human race. >> even if they offer you a
morning and evening commute is a big problem on b.a.r.t. today riders can tell b.a.r.t. what they think. >> good morning on this thursday, june 20th. >> thanks for being here. you're never more than seven minutes away from my accuweather forecast. here is mike. >> we have a couple of co-workers that come in from the central valley via 80. look at the wind they have to drive into every morning. 35-mile-per-hour headwind. that's got to be a little tiring at times. it's also a signal that, yep, it's going to be cool today. we've got the marine layer out there, but it's not nearly as stout as it was yesterday. you can already see holes as we look from our roof camera. waking up to pretty much the same temperatures, mid 50s to low 60s through 7:00. notice we don't escape the 70s in most neighborhoods. we barely escape the 50s at the coast, even with more sunshine this afternoon for you. as we say goodbye to 7:00, all of us in the 50s and 60s. hope you enjoy the refreshing change. it's going to get hot this weekend. alexis? >> good morning, mike. looking live at our south beach
camera. traffic coming into san francisco across the bay bridge. we have a new collision reported near ninth street on westbound 80. not sure of lanes blocked. they're still entering the details. it sound like three vehicles involved. i'll have an update on that shortly. not looking like it's causing much of a backup. the metering lights are on as of 5:21 this morning. still seeing a backup westbound 580 coming into toakland, pavin work was supposed to be done at 5:00 this morning. caltrans says some lanes are still blocked. here it is, 5:32. that drive time coming down a little bit. it was a 10, 15-minute delay. you can stick to 880 to get around that. now that breaking news this morning. the man accused of shooting and killing a sacramento police officer is now in custody. >> it was the end of an hours' long dangerous standoff. theoff ser who died, only 26 years old. she has ties to the east bay. officer tara o'sullivan died
while trying to help a woman connected to the domestic violence call. abc 7's amy hollyfield live in the news room with more on what's been a long and heartbreaking night. >> the officer was helping a woman move belongings out of her home when she was shot. 26-year-old tara o'sullivan grew up in the east bay. she's described as having a bubbly personality and someone always willing to help. the mayor and police officers announced her death after midnight calling it a horrible night for sacramento. o'sullivan graduated sacramento state and was said to have big dreams and a big heart. >> she was in the first graduating class of a groundbreaking program at sacramento state, the law enforcement candidate scholars program, known as lex. the first of its kind in the nation. the program emphasizes the importance of inclusion and cultural competence for future law enforcement leaders of which tara undoubtedly would have
been. >> they say it took officers about 45 minutes to get to her after she had been shot because the man was still shooting. so it was a very dangerous and tense situation. it took until they could get an armored vehicle in there until they were able to rescue her. she later died at the hospital. officers say that man went ahead and held them in a standoff for eight hours. a negotiator finally convinced him to surrender. live in the news room, meeltd, abc 7 news. amy, thank you. it is such a shame. we sent out updates throughout the night including this push alert after the suspect was arrested. you can get the latest to your phone by downloading our abc 7 news app. this is the second time this year a sacramento area police officer has been killed in the line of duty. davis officer natalie corona was shot january. she was 22 years old.
she graduated from the sacramento police officer one year before officer sullivan. 5:34. on to developing news. s in san mateo county are investigating whether one man is responsible for two homicides in two days. the victims both found along skyline boulevard about a mile from one another. tuesday night san mateo county deputies were searching for additional evidence in the stabbing death of 32-year-old abdulmalek nasher of pacifica. just before midnight they heard someone calling for help and found 31-year-old john pekipaki suffering from stab wounds. he did not survive. similar to monday night's victim, his family says he also received a work call. they say he was working for a towing company. >> he got a call to go over to that area and pick up a when john drove over there on highway 35, that's when it happened, that's when they killed him. >> deputies arrested 26-year-old
malek disuki of pacifica. in the east bay a defendant in the ghost ship trial finished his testimony. in court yesterday max harris says the exits were clear on the night of the fire. he said he thought everyone was going to get out of the building. harris became emotional when he talked about his own escape and the eight friends he lost in the fire. 36 people died in the ghost shiv ship fire in 2016. tracking this breaking news. transit workers in the south bay could be walking off the job next week. the union for valley transit authority workers says an over welling majority of workers, vta and the amalgamated transit agency have been negotiating since last august to finalize the contract. the main sticking points are wage increases and the vta's desire for union members to contribute more to their pensions. if union is set to reveal more about the vote and possible strike later this morning.
b.a.r.t. will host a twitter town hall to address one of passenger's biggest complaints, overcrowding. b.a.r.t. has a plan to increase the number of passengers going through the trans bay tube. there's been no word from washington. so b.a.r.t. wants riders to put pressure on government leaders. b.a.r.t. will host the race for space town hall on twitter between noon and 1:00 p.m. all you have to do is follow @sfbart. it's 5:37. the people of el sobrante will take a stand against hate. earlier we told you about a homeowner who installed this giant swastika in his front yard. they'll hold a vigil to show their support for marginalized groups. it's a s pablo dam road and apian way. san francisco has two dozen
public toilets, there's a push to keep them open 24/7. pg&e inspecting all of its power lines and equipment and already found hundreds of problems. now a live look outside. that's a dramatic view, mike nicco. >> how about that? i'm guessing that's the east bay hills camera watching the marine layer roll in and the faster breezes we'll happen today. that's actually tam cam? thank you. a look at 5:38 this morning. upper 50s to near 60 degrees. san jose and mountain view the warm spots. 62 in newark and brentwood. everybody else in the mid to upper 50s. let's take a look at your commute this morning. not as cloudy or hazy as it was this time yesterday on the san mateo bridge. let's talk about driving today. yes, the bridges are going to be a little breezy, as alexis and i have been talking about because of the faster sea breeze. especially those east/west bridges will be parallel to it. the north/south bridges will
have the biggest impact from the winds. faster breeze, small craft advisory this afternoon. here is a look at the north bay, 57 at 7:00. we'll see increasing sunshine, 66 at 11:00. not quite as big a spread in the east bay where the clouds will linger through about 9:00, dancing with the sunshine. we'll hang out in the upper 60s to low 70s. grab a coat if you're heading out this evening. san francisco will be one of our cooler spots, barely reaching the low to mid 60s with increasing sunshine, a lot more than which had yesterday. summer starts tomorrow. it's going to feel like it as we head through the weekend. let's talk to alexis. last time we met at this very spot, you said you were hearing crickets. what are you hearing now? >> maybe a few crickets, but not quite as quiet as it was an hour ago. >> too bad. >> we don't have anything major.
nine miles an hour westbound 205, 14 miles an hour on 580. so getting closer to altamont pass you can speed up a little 3wi9. bay bridge toll plaza metering lights on at 5:21. still waiting for information chp westbound 80 near 9th street once you get into san francisco. we're hearing we have a three-car crash. not seeing too much of a baung, but they have not let us know if we have lanes blocked or not. southbound 680 walnut creek to dublin, a 53 minute drive santa rosa to san francisco. no
here is a look at what's going on. i wanted to talk more about the continue to whip up tonight and tomorrow night, especially across lake county and the northern part of solano county. fire weather watch. please be careful there with the winds gusting to 35 miles per hour, humidity down to 10%, everything already dry. fiefrs can spread rapidly. 63 with sunshine eureka, look at this. still searching for summer in so cal, at least on the coast side. 102 the hot spot in palm
springs. mid to upper 70s in sierra. 66 in tahoe for friday. our coolest day. we rebound with sunshine and 77 on sunday. san francisco will start running its first 24-hour public restroom later this morning. "the examiner" reports the public works staff will maintain the toilet, clean it and make sure it's stocked with soap and hand towels. it will be open for 24 hours as part of a three-month pilot program. supervisor matt haney has promised to extend it at all public toilets in the future. pg&e says workers have uncovered about 1100 high priority safety risks, most of them involving transmission line and poles. of those issues pg&e says more than 97% have already been corrected. in the bay area, pg&e says it discovered problems with the transmission line running through golden gate recreation area. it's also pre placing part of a
transmission line in marin county. the ftc is reportedly investigating youtube for its handling of children's videos. "the washington post" says the government launched the investigation after complaints from consumer groups and privacy advocates. those groups claim youtube failed to protect kids who use the streaming video service and improperly collected data from them. it says the investigation is prompting people to speed up changes to the algorithm for kids. two bay area dads created a product they say is good for the brain and appeals to picky eaters. mark brooks and jonathan wolfson co-founded brainiacs. brooks says many infant formulas contain omega threes. once kids out grow formula, they need to get the fatty acid elsewhere. >> we found kids in america are getting about 20% of the only make ga three dha they need.
their brains are made up of it. 15% of their brain is that. they get it from foods like salmon and trout. salmon and trout are not kids' favorite foods. >> me either to be hon oeft. brainiac products are available on good eggs and coming soon to bay area grocery stores. besides fish, omega threes can be found in walnuts, ground flaks and chia seeds. watch parties for the women's world cup match between team usa and sweden. the san diego earthquakes hosting a par they and in san francisco at sue bierman park along the embarcadero. the match starts at noon. you're never more than seven minutes away from my accuweather forecast. mike nicco, what do we have in store? >> great weather for the game. wear the sunscreen. here is a look at sfo where, fingers crossed, you can see just right there on the left side of your screen, the marine layer is being held in parts of
the san bruno gap right there. if it stays there, we should be okay for delays not happening. more sun but cooler breezers temper that. summer solstice tomorrow and it will feel like it inland this weekend. watch how quickly compared to yesterday it evaporates. here we are at noon, watch the cloud cover along the coast. that northerly wind kicks in and wipes it just about completely away by the evening hours. you'll get to see a nice sunset. let's talk about the temperatures, 68 in santa cruz. 76 to 79 across the south bay. refreshing along the peninsula, low to mid 70s. low to mid 60s along the coast. mid to upper 60s for downtown, south sflan and sausalito. close to average. mid 70s near 80 for the north bay. along the east bayshore, oakland one of the cool spots at 71. berkeley and richmond 72. less breeze around fremont at 76. look at this. the breeze comes right up crow
canyon, keeping you at 78. doesn't quite reach brend wood, 83. tonight's temperatures low to mid 50s. the lack of clouds, the winds bringing the fire danger friday night and saturday night to the north bay and east bay. good morning, mike. overall looking at a pretty quiet start to our commute on this nrs. the bay bridge commute coming into san francisco we have a crash reported westbound 80 near ninth street in san francisco. however, i don't think that's a blocking situation. they have not given us any updates. traffic looks like it's moving along just fine into the city. keeping an eye on that. so far it has not caused any major problems. a little residual delay westbound 580. we had paving work that went about 30 minutes late this morning, between 238 and state roud 13. according to caltrans all those lanes are back open. the little tiny stretch of read you ear seeing should thin out quickly. one issue for mass transit according to a.c.e. rail.
a.c.e. 1 is holding at livermore for now. they don't have an estimate, but obviously expect delays. i'll provide any updates they send along. new updates on waymo, they're launching a fleet of robo taxis in vance and japan. they're preparing to launch an international self-driving ride share service. it's been testing robo taxis with a backup driver in phoenix, arizona. this morning you'll be able to buy shares if this is not an ipo. that means it will be immediately available for trading. a direct public offering won't raise cash but will allow employees and early investors to sell their shares. the new york stock exchange set slack's reference price at $26 a share. nasa's new high tech super sonic jet will not have a
window. so take that in for a second. so this is the concept drawing for the jet. cameras installed onto the plane's exterior will give the pilot a view of what it should look like if they had a window. i'm still trying to figure out why that's an advantage. in any case, nasa says the jet will some day carry up to 300 passengers at speeds up to 1500 miles an hour. i would just feel better if it had a window. >> so would i. i'm sure they have a good reason. if either the camera or monitor goes down for any reason, it becomes a little dicy. >> so what? we're flying in the dark? >> flying blind as they say. >> what could go wrong. new at 6:00, adjusting today light savings time could be tough. how about ignoring the clock completely? why one island is considering going clock-free. a generous gift for little leaguers in concord. a special thank you for dub nation. where you can check out this cool mural of klay thompson. a live look
a ribbon cutting was held pour the rainbow crosswalks yesterday. the crosswalks are part of the city's pride month celebration. a mural thanking the warriors popped up in oakland. it shows klay thompson holding up his famous three goggles. it's located on telegraph and 43rd. klay happens to be looking in the direction of san francisco across the bay where the warriors will be opening the 2019-2020 season at the new chase center. >> you're never more than seven minutes away from my accuweather forecast. >> this is abc 7 mornings. in that case everybody is less than seven minutes away. i want to focus back on oakland. tampa bay is in town. after sweeping the orioles yesterday, we've got a 7:07 first pitch. 64 dropping down to a cool 58 degrees at the coliseum. we've also got over in alameda and pleasanton the county fair kicking off at 11:00 today. look at that, 70 degrees. the kids will ride free for a while.
make sure you check out the website and find out when that is. at 7:00, on our ways at0. summer starts tomorrow. it starts to feel a little bit warmer, especially in our inland neighborhoods. look at saturday. near 90 three temperatures in the north bay. low to mid 90s in the east bay. mid to upper 80s in the south bay. 70s reaching the coast. the coast will be a little cooler sunday while the rest of us are still mainly in the 80s and 90s. >> good morning, mike. want you to take a look at the richmond side of the richmond-san rafael bridge where we're starting to see the typical backup fill in on westbound 580. it's heavy on the approach due to the emergency road repair and the metal plates that everyone has to drive over now. maybe five, ten-minute delay. that typically increases from 30 to 40 minutes. another 30 minutes into the commute here. a little update for our a.c.e. rail situation. there's a vehicle struck on the tracks near the pleasanton station. a.c.e. 1 is stopped at livermore, a safety precaution.
i'm heard the person is out of the vehicle, the tow truck is on the scene to tow it away. hopefully that means the tracks will clear soon. they do have to investigate and inspect the tracks to make sure there was no damage done to those. stand by. i'll let you know as soon as we get an estimate for when the train can start moving once again. happening tonight, aisha curry's new show premiers on abc 7. >> it's called "family food fight." jimmy kimmel introduced her as a best-selling author, restaurant tour and first lady of the golden state warriors. her new show is a cooking competition. but don't let the name "family food fight" fool you. >> are families throwing food at each other. >> 2340. that's great. people might come to see if that's going happen. great, awesome. do it. nobody is actually throwing food. >> contestants will be showcasing their very best family recipes and may win $100,000.
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good morning on this thursday, june 20thment we're glad you're here with us. you're never more than seven minutes away from my accuweather forecast. here is mike. >> guy, let's talk about what's going on with the cloud deck. it's a little ragged out there this morning as you can see from mt. tam. it's a little taller, in fact, expanding so much the moisture is thinning out. that's why we're finding hoelsz in the cloud cover and why we'll see faster sunshine today. the breeze that's bringing in the dryer air is going to temper that sunshine. today one of our coolest days moving forward. starting pretty much the same. low to upper 50s, even a few 60s out there.