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warmer this morning. hi everybody. eej with a lack of clouds in many neighborhoods outside the coast. temperatures running seven degrees warmer. gorgeous shot from our south beach camera looking towards the east. let me show you how today breaks down. starting off in the mid 50s to even the upper 60s now. that means quick warming. it will feel a lot like yesterday at lunch. here is the difference. a slight sea breeze and high clouds will dim the sunshine a little bit, keep us around 76 to 90 at 4:00. after round 70 to 80 at 7:00. we get a temporary reprieve from the most dangerous heat today and tomorrow. the hundreds are back in the weekend forecast. here is frances. good morning everyone. 880 is our hot spot. you can see traffic is jammed northbound as you make your way past the coliseum up towards 23rd because of an injury accident also involving a big rig. lanes are blocked right now. traffic is heavy in both directions. in fact, there was road work scheduled just until 6:00 this morning also in that area.
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you can see it's jammed southbound approaching the scene and northbound as well. also new crashing reported southbound 880 in hayward as well. 580 is your best bet at this point. you want to avoid the 880 stretch. right now the drive time from 238 to the maze is a half hour. san francisco city leaders are taking steps to improve street safety following this horrible crash that killed a man in san francisco celebrating his anniversary over the weekend. police say the driver of the tesla was speeding and the vehicle was not using the auto pilot feature. that crash happened on taylor street. it happens sfmta is discussing the safety of that street today. in our effort to build a better bay area, we're looking at a possible way to slow people down on that stretch. abc news reporter anser hassan is live in san francisco. >> reporter: natasha and reggie, good morning. sfmta will hold an open house to
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discuss ways to improve safety on tiller street, the site of sunday's fatal crash. the san francisco police officers association is joining lawmakers advocating for installing traffic cameras on city streets. the california state assembly bill 342 would have allowed for cameras to take pictures of license plates of drivers breaking the law. but it failed to pass, mainly over privacy concerns. according to sfmta speeding is the cause of 25% of fatal accidents here in san francisco. two days ago sfpd tweeted that speeding, running red lights and distracted driving are big problems. they want to remind drivers to slow down and pay attention. as you mentioned, on sunday a man was killed and his wife seriously injured when a woman drove through a red light in a rented tesla. police now believe that the driver was speeding. >> if not on auto pilot, can we say that the driver was at
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fault? >> so far that's what it looks like, yes. speed was the primary collision factor. >> reporter: sfmta has been working with local community groups on ways to improve safety at taylor street between market and center streets. that open house is tonight from 4:30 to 6:30. reporting live, anser hassan, abc 7 news. the driver accused of a hit and run crash that killed a well-known san francisco grosser in 2017 is out of jail. a judge released 21-year-old eleasia fraise because she's a mother of three with no criminal history. prosecutors say she hit and killed 56-year-old augustine know in 2017. at the time he owned three san francisco grocery stores. she's pleaded not guilty to hit-and-run, arson and driving without a license. new developments in the case of a man san francisco police
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are calling the ride share rapist. a judge ruled dna taken from the suspect can be used as evidence in the case. police say orlando vilchez lazo posed as a driver for a ride share service and attacked four women. he claims police illegally obtained his dna by making his client use a breathalyzer when he wasn't suspected of dna. accused sex trafficker jeffrey epstein was hospitalized after found hurt in his manhattan jail cell. he's back in jail but wear barry conscious when he was found. epstein is awaiting trial in jail after being declared a fight risk. top lawmakers and the president are weighing in about special counsel's testimony. he faced six hours of testimony on capitol hill. he said the report did not
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exonerate the president and that he could be charged with obstruction of justice after leaving office. republicans question mueller's credibility while democrats pressed him on whether he was prevented from pursuing impeachment. president trump declared himself vindicated. >> what he showed more than anything else is that this whole thing has been three years of embarrassment and waste of time for our country. >> speaker nancy pelosi is still signaling that she's holding off on impeachment proceedings as least for now. mon 234i from a bridge toll hike being put to use. the project bay area drivers are funding. a problem stretch of a busy bikeway. the issue some commuters are reporting on this path. we'll take a look outside. you can see how beautiful it looks from mt. tam this morning. let's talk about what's going on as far as activities because it's still going to be pretty warm as we head deeper into the forecast. thil j kin up
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into the 80s and 90s, but not quite as hot as yesterday.
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let's take a look from mt. tam this morning. you can see the clouds starting
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to creep across the golden gate bridge. that's a stronger sea breeze and high clouds will dim the sunshine enough that temperatures will tumble temporarily today four to nine degrees. still a little average. it gives you an idea how hot it was yesterday. small craft advisory, that means the faster sea breeze is going to push through the delta and through those north-south benicia and carquinez bridges. for the peninsula, in the 60s through 9:00. we'll be hanging out in the low 80s this afternoon, but mid 70s by the evening. notice the domination of high clouds and sunshine. also in the south bay we're in the mid 80s to near 90 will be the rule from 11:00 to 7:00. our last stop, the east bay valleys, no. 100s, still mid 90s. it's going to be hot. frances? we've got three accidents on 880 in the past hour. that's going to be the hot spot. here is the live shot from the caltrans camera of northbound 880 traffic jammed as you
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approach 23rd. traffic is backed up to 98 because of an injury accident involving a big rig. multiple lanes have been blocked and it's causing a huge mess in both directions. there was an earlier crash southbound 880 at 16th at well. traffic jammed in both directions, 580 is your best bet at this point moving well at over 70 miles an hour. there's also a new accident hi ward southbound 880 at 8th street. that's clearing the the right-hand side. also in the south bay a stalled car in a bad spot northbound 101 on the 680 connector ramp. we are now learning what a bridge toll hike voters approved 15 years ago is going to pay for, more parking spaces. parking lots will be built near public transit centers to encourage commuting by train and bus. more than $9 million will be spent on the east bay. there are plans for a garage by the dublin/pleasanton b.a.r.t. stations. back in 2004 voters approved
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regional measure 2 which raised bridge tolls by $1.00. rm-2 money has paid for caldecott tunnel upgrades, b.a.r.t.'s connection to oakland international airport and the clipper card system. last year voters passed regional measure 3 raising tolls by another dollar. that will also help improve transportation systems. a new campaign to help 1100 people find homes begins today. also, the search for two puppies stolen outside a pet store. pay close attention to your cat. a new study shows
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san francisco police are investigating the theft of a pair of 8-week-old puppies. a 56-year-old woman says her maltipoo pups were stolen by a man who arranged to meet her in front of the poet co-store. she advertised the puppies for sale online. no details about the man have been released yet. in our effort to help build a better bay area, we're taking an in-depth look at transportation and homelessness. people who use a business si bike pack to get to downtown san jose, the highway 87 bike way from branham to chin width avenue. skiekallists say garbage is strewn across the bike lanes and
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there's aggressive panhandling. >> i'm just scared to go. >> have you had any encounters with the homeless people? >> oh, yeah. you can go on this bike path a couple times, you'll get inundated by people constantly asking you for money. >> the city maintains that trail and the city councilman who represents the area says this is about mental health and drug addiction. hundreds expected to rally at dubois park to launch all in, calling for greater urgency in implementing solutions to homelessness in the city. it calls on san franciscos -- attendees will include representatives from tipping point community and the san francisco giants. the rally begins this morning at 11:00 a.m. dr. priscilla chan is trying to help patients fighting rare diseases. thehycian and wyche of mark zuckerberg sat down with gma's
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robin roberts to talk about a new program called rare is one. the initiative will award up to $4.5 million to organizations that study rare diseases and fast track therapies for them. chan says she got the idea when she was a medical student here in san francisco. >> i can still remember exact patient rooms where the research didn't materialize in time, where we didn't find the right treatme treatment, and exact families. i think those experiences is what makes me realize we have to do more. >> great to hear from her. you can hear more from dr. chan at 7:00 on "good morning america." new this morning, a new study out of ontario says cats are getting fatter. researchersithehay weighf domestic neutered cats have increased by half a pound over the past 20 years.
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most people think cats maintain a steady weight after becoming adults. new research shows the weight keeps rising until they're 8 years old. any additional weight can cause health complications. >> i love a chubby kitty, but it's not good for its health. >> i know buttercup is very thin but very old. >> like 21, 22. >> oreo? >> he's a little chunky. we feed him well, yes. his sister has to have high-end food, so he's it, too. we play with him more. that's all we're doing more. that's what happens. >> what ar griz bellow. >> you didn't see that coming, mr. nicco? >> no idea what they're talking about. we'll talk about weather. what was that? >> from the musical "cats." >> you told me it was bad and not to see it. >> it's really bad.
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so stupid. >> dlfr, my cluelessness is justified in this case. 72 from the east bay hills this morning. i love this view. just the blanket carl the fog hugging twin peaks this morning. above average, slight chance of zorm tonight. ever so slight. the hottest highs are coming weekend. here is a look at cloud cover. more robust than yesterday. that's why our temperatures will tumble just a little bit because of the stronger sea breeze and the filtered shine from the high clouds. let's go down to the south bay. still 90s around los gatos, morgan hill and gilroy. 88 in san jose. mid 70s to mid 80s along the peninsula. mid 60s along the coast. less sunshine than yesterday. near 70 downtown. upper 60s along the north bay coast. not as breezy and sunny as
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yesterday. santa rosa near 90. near 100 in ukiah. everybody else in the low 80s. as you move into the valleys, look at that, low to mid 90s. that's more comfortable than yesterday. about the same tomorrow. look at that near 90 along the way. 70 at the coast. the one spot to avoid this morning is 880, especially northbound as you make your way towards oakland. it's coming in and out. you get the idea, northbound traffic is jammed and near 23rd. the right lane still blocked from an injury accident that happened over an hour ago. let's take you to the maps and show you some of the slowing. in fact, traffic is heavy in both directions of 80. slow earlier due to construction and the crash added to the slowdowns. 580 is your best bet. i'd head over there. an earlier accident in hayward, southbound 880 is cleared to the
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shoulder. a new crash in the north bay north 101 approaching penngrove. traffic heavy in the northbound direction. southbound has been slow this morning through petaluma as well. the drive time in the middle, northbound 880 from 238 pretty slow. 32 minutes right now. if you want to consider b.a.r.t., that's a great way to go. a.c.e. train number one running about nine minutes late. "good morning america" coming up on abc 7. >> cecelia vega has a look at what's ahead this morning. >> hey, friends, good to talk to you both. coming up on gma, starting with robert mueller's testimony and what it means for 2020, his warning about the next election and what democrats are now saying about the possibility of impeachment. our entire political team will be breaking all this down. also, check out this stunning video. the toddler getting onto the baggage belt at atlanta's airport, going through an x ray machine, landing in the baggage room. we'll tell you what the little boy's mother is saying this morning.
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weave got an important health alert about a certain type of breast implant recall because of an increased risk of a rare form of cancer. dr. ashton will be breaking this down. we're going on the road this morning, going to the steel city live in pittsburgh. we've got incredible deals and steals. when we're there, honoring one woman giving back in a really big way, helping little kids celebrate their birthday. it's wonderful. you won't want to miss it. coming up here only on a third ed da "good morning america." christmas is five months away. the first lady is already making plans for decorations at the white house. also, a shocking case of animal cruelty, where horses were found
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>> thank you for the reminder: happening today, spacex will try to launch the dragon capsule again. it will carry 5,000 supplies to the international space station. get this. it includes nickelodeon slime and adidas soccer balls. >> still can't get over the fact that slime will be going into space. people in the bay area are some of the most educated people in america according to wallet hub which ranked 150 cities in the u.s. researchers looked at the number of high school and college grads as well as the quality of our schools. san jose metro area ranks number two on the list, right behind ann arbor, michigan. san francisco metro area is number six, santa rosa number 40. cities in the central valley, yikes. fresno, stockton, modesto, bakersfield rank in the bottom ten with vass sail yeah as the least educated city in .
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>> not too early for the first lady to work on the east wing of the white house. yesterday melania trump tweeted out her christmas planning had begun. looking forward to celebrating the final vision in the coming months. she included four photos of herself handling fabric samples and gold silk flowers. sad news for ice cream lovers. a popular shop is closing for good tomorrow and what will take its place. >> reporter: the b.a.r.t. board of directors will meet today and discuss issues like elevators and fare gates. four people were inside this car when it crashed and split in half overnight. the other issue first responders ran into at the scene. first, a live look at the sun is coming up today on this
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now at 6:30, a bad crash overnight that splits a car in half and sends water spewing everywhere. what we know about the people who were inside. protesters erupt in cheers as the governor of puerto rico announces his resignation. also this morning, this man isn't just exercising. we're going to show you the amazing art he's creating while he runs. >> it's pretty cool. can you imagine running?
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>> i've tried it once. >> she's more athletic. >> she's very athletic. she does the stilts from the ceiling. >> running is too tame for her, for frances. >> boring. fly to the sky. >> no silks, no trapeze. >> i'll try it all. >> it's thursday, july 25th. you're never more than seven minutes away from my accuweather forecast. mike, we do the stationary thing, the elliptical, treadmills. >> back into swimming after many decades. >> good for you, mike. that's not boring. oh, my goodness. let's talk about what's going on. >> get that body right. >> they have new waterproof ear plugs. a little fog pushing into petaluma. temperatures in the mid 50s to upper 60s, definitely one of our warmer plorngs.
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we'll warm up quickly and slow that compared to yesterday. just 80 to 90 around our bay and inlad neighborhoods with high clouds and sunshinement let's get over to the -- i don't know. what will you take on next, frances? >> i'll try anything, mike. reggie las done silks as well, just so you know. >> that's true. i'm already at it, too. >> we'll do anything here. unfortunately the hot spot still in oakland. it's been a mess in both directions. an injury crash northbound 880 at 23rd. waiting for a heavy-duty tow truck. 580 is your best bet. southbound 880 slow because of an earlier accident. you'll find it slow approaching the san mateo bridge toll plaza. another injury crash north 101 at penngrove and fog as mike mentioned through the petaluma area. westbound traffic slow across the san mateo bridge. 17 minutes across.
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there's a stalled boat on the richmond san rafael bridge, but it's in the eastbound direction. so far those are delay-free in both directions. new this morning, a violent car crash in san francisco's bayview district overnight left a car cut in half. look at this video. the car's engine compartment snapped away from the rest of the car. the crash happened at third street and carroll avenue. four people were taken to sf general with what police are saying are non-life-threatening injuries. the crash sheared off a fire hydrant. that's why it's covered in water. investigators are looking at how the crash happened. but they say speed does appear to be a factor. 6:32. as part of our effort to build a better bay area, we're tracking the progress on b.a.r.t. issues. big ones up for discussion today including bathrooms, homeless outreach and new fare gates. >> abc 7 news reporter amy hollyfield has more on the board meeting happening this morning. she's live at the
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dublin/pleasanton station. >> reporter: how would you like to use the bathroom at the 19th street station in oakland? they'll talk about whether to reopen the bathrooms. that's on the very full agenda. another item they're talking about, elevators in the san francisco station. some homeless people made it a habit to use those elevators as bathrooms. it was creating a disgusting problem. so they hired people to patrol the elevators. it worked so well, today they're going to talk about adding more. they're going to discuss whether to put more monitors in the elevators at the montgomery and embarcadero stations. another step to tackle the homeless issue, they'll talk about adding a homeless outreach team to alameda county. they installed new trial gates at richmond and fruitvale designed to try to keep people from jumping the gates and not paying the fare. people have complained about these gates. they've made fun of them. they don't like them. they have not been well
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received. so the board will be also talking about those today. a full agenda, that meeting starts at 9:00 this morning in oakland. live in dublin, amy hollyfield, abc 7 news. two people wanted for an armed carjacking in san francisco are in custody this morning. an officer spotted the men in daly city, tried to stop their vehicle yesterday afternoon. the car crashed in the broadmoor neighborhood after a short chase. then the man ran. officers caught one a few hours later. they finally found the other suspect around 10:30 last night. police say the two suspects pulled a couple in their 60s out of their car tuesday night and took off with the vehicle. both victims are okay. a $2500 reward is offered for the capture of a wanted for the murder of a 16-year-old boy in livermore. the suspect is 21-year-old jorge tellez. police say he shot and kleanues aument outside aac bell. they say tellez pulled out a gun and shot the teen.
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moseby was a student at livermore high school. in the east bay police are trying to determine if there are more victims of a man arrested for three sexual assaults. jodonnell powell is accused of approaching the women while riding on a bicycle and grabbing them. the assaults happened near the uc berkeley campus. developing news in the south bay where firefighters are keeping an eye out for flare-ups from a fast moving grass fire. it scorched 80 acres in amount in just four hours. one structure burned, but no others were threatened. crews stopped the fire from spreading and are mopping up this morning. a federal judge is giving california two weeks to sort out various proposals to seize control of pg&e. insurers, bondholders and the company all competing for control of the utility. governor newsom's office asked for the two-week extension to consider the best plan of action. the san francisco-based utility filed for bankruptcy in january after it was unable to afford an
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estimated $30 billion in liabilities from wildfires that its equipment may have started. in the north bay, sonoma county animal services is investigating a shocking case of animal cruelty. two elderly horses are recovering at a veterinary center after being found abandoned in a sweltering trailer with no food or water. on tuesday the two mares, both in their 20s, were discovered in windsor in the corner of a home depot parking lot. it is possible the horses may have been left there for 24 hours. both were malnourished. one is a mustang and her markings show she's a rescue from the bureau of land management. >> we have absolutely no idea why somebody would show up in our county, especially windsor, a small community up there and dump their horse trailer. >> those responsible could face charges of felony cruelty. if the horses aren't claimed, they could be put up for adoption. developing news out of puerto rico where the governor is bowing to days of massive protests and finally resigning.
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[ cheers and applause ] >> protesters erupted in clears asry darko rossello made the announcement last night following a techsist scandal following sexist and homophobic messages. a joke about bodies piling up after hurricane maria sparked particular anger. rossello says he'll be step down next week. san francisco is moving closer to restricting car traffic on a large portion of market street. the planning commission is set to certify an environmental impact report this fall that would eliminate private vehicles on market from van ness to stewart street near the embarcadero. taxis, commercial trucks and buses would still be allowed, but no uber or lyft vehicles. expect to see turn restrictions on to muni and we
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have the warriors to thank. looking live at the big board at the new york stock exchange. down about 56 points this morning. another mark . the story behind this really old, really big fossil. first you're never more than seven minutes away from my accuweather forecast. >> here is meteorologist mike nicco. good morning. let's take a look. when you step outside, you should notice the difference, especially in places like livermore an fairfield where it's eight degrees warmer. in oakland six degrees warmer than this time yesterday. 57 to 59 just about everywhere else. those are some of the milder temperatures. look at belmont, down into the south bay, and also from fremont, union city and the east bay. the most comfortable weather along the coast, mid 50s. a look at the push of cloud cover as the winds pick up. west wind at 13. faster than yesterday. that's why we're going to have a little cooler weather this afternoon.
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we'll also have a small craft advisory north of the bay bridge through the delta as we head into the evening commute. north bay, there you go. 50s this morning into the low to mid 80s this afternoon, down to 70 at 7:00. high clouds and sunshine dominating just about all of our neighborhoods. in the east bay, 63 this morning, near 80 during the afternoon hours to a very nice 72 at 7:00. for san francisco, no more mid 70s. how about mid to upper 60s with high clouds and sunshine. today we get a reprieve. if you thought yesterday was hot, waut until you see the weekend. we'll say hi to frances again. thanks forgetting up early. we may see a lot more of you in the next few months. >> yeah, you will, now that alexis is gone, unfortunately. good for me, i get to be with you guys. we've had problems this morning on 880 through oakland. you can see from this live camera, northbound traffic still jammed from 98 past 66th avenue towards 23rd because of an
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earlier big rig injury crash. i'll show you the drive time right now, from 238 to the maze is 29 minutes. also seeing yellow on the south bay ride northbound 101 from 85 to the san jose airport. that's heavy as well. traffic is jammed in both directions approaching the crash. so 880 is the spot to avoid through oakland. 580 is your best bet at this point. live shot of 101 in san jose shows traffic moving fairly well here. there are slow and go spots as we showed you earlier. here is a live shot of the bay bridge at the toll plaza. apparently a stall heading into san francisco. we'll be right back after this break. do you know how much car you can afford? i'm michael finney and this is a "7 on your side" quick tip. a new survey finds most americans are spending too much on their cars, suvs and trucks. the rule of thumb is, you can spend up to 10% of your gross salary each month on your transportation needs. most mafr cans are actually
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spending 10% plus an extra $57. y buycar, furutaylik into thendce evenry figure out repair costs. that's how much you
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the notre dame cathedral is fwasing a new threat this
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morning, sweltering heat. remember seven months ago we had that iconic fire in the iconic cathedral, nearly destroyed. the chief architect says structural joint could dry and warp in the heat. that could cause the vaults to collapse. temperatures in paris beat all-time heat records earlier today, 105 degrees. it's over in the uk, also, for the second year in a row. places like london having the hottest temperatures they've ever recorded. back at home, we've got it in the san joaquin valley, this afternoon and tomorrow, heat index values around 110. because of the heat and monsoon humidity. look at the thunderstorms from palm springs all the way up to possibly tahoe. 104 in fresno, 71 in monterey. one more chance of thunderstorms at tahoe true. we lose the humidity but warm into the mid 80s saturday and sunday. have fun.
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natasha. san francisco city leaders are taking steps to improve street safety following the horrible crash that happened on taylor street. it kald a man in san francisco celebrating his anniversary with his wife on sunday. today sfmta is discussing the safety of this street. abc 7 news reporter anser hassan is live at sfpd headquarters. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. sfmta will be holing an open house to discuss ways to improve security and safety at the taylor street intersection where this fatal accident happened. now the san francisco police officers association is also joining lawmakers advocating for installing traffic cameras around the city. california state assembly bill 342 would have allowed cameras to take pictures of license plates of drivers breaking the law. that bill failed last year, mainly over privacy concerns. according to sfmta speeding is the cause of 25% of fatal
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accidents here in san francisco. sunday's deadly accident is an example of that. police now believe the tesla driver was speeding as she drove through the intersection. police are preparing a warrant to review the car's camera footage. >> obviously there's going to be video cameras on that car at the time this event happened. if it shows the lights on the intersection, that's even better. >> reporter: tonight's meeting will be from 4:30 to 6:30. live in san francisco, answer hass hassan, abc 7 news. new details on b.a.r.t.'s plan to protect escalators and increase security. the board of supervisors committee voted to move forward yesterday with installing 21 canopies. they would be placed at four b.a.r.t. and muni metro stations along market street. last week the board's budget and finance committee questioned the $91 million price tag. about $45 million from a 2014 voter approved bond for transportation frks.
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your morning money report, thousands of nissan workers are about to lose their jobs. today the automaker announced lit have to slash 12,500 jobs worldwide. last quarter the company said they had, quote, hit rock bottom. profits were almost wiped out in the first quarter of the fiscal year and operating profit plunged 99% compared to the year before. revenue is also dropping. a live look at the new york stock exchange as we are starting the day. we are down about 100 points. food delivery app door dash is making changes to make sure their drivers actually get their tips. the new policy will ensure earnings will increase by the exact amount a customer tips on every order. customers had accused door dash of tip stealing because the company used tips to their driver's base pay. dunkin is hoppilaunching ve
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sausage. the sandwich is vegetarian. the meat is vegan. only available in manhattan right now. it's expected to eventually roll out nationwide. samsung says it is done fixing problems on its folding galaxy cell phone. the galaxy fold will go on sale again sometime in september. samsung says the price will remain the same, nearly $2,000. early users of galaxy fold complained of serious problems with that hinge. in response the company extended a top protective layer and installed additional reinforcements. the company delayed deliveries and sales earlier this year. a san francisco man is painting the town red one foot step at a time. >> long distance runny lenny maughan is an artist. his canvas is the city. using a running mapping app, hee turns it into aa masterpiece.
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>> i remember when i was a kid, like a lot of kids, i'd look at the clouds and see shapes in>>i trek to bring this image of frida hahlo to life. it took six hours, a run from alamo square to aquatic park and many places in between. it was his third try and he finally nailed it. >> he says as soon as you make a wrong turn, you scrap it and start from scratch. this is very impressive. >> the nose could have been better. i'm kidding. i'm kidding. it's great. >> i'd love to see him do forest gump. that would be appropriate. >> or a giant shrimp for bup ba gump. >> garlic shrimp -- >> now we're just talking about delicious things. >> we've got 59 from the
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exploratorium camera at pier 15 looking back at the mid level clouds. that's the monsoon moisture trying to work its way in. it will give us a slight chance of a thunderstorm this week. otherwise they'll shield the sunshine a little bit. a stronger sea breeze so temperatures temporarily taper today. they'll be back sizzling hot just like yesterday this weekend. here is a look at the cloud cover. you can see a little more across san francisco and also a little pushing towards petaluma. but nothing as thick as what we had earlier this week. you can see by noon, pretty much everything back to the coast. the coast will be cloudier than it was yesterday. 77 in santa cruz. 90s around los gatos, morgan hill and gilroy. mid to upper 80s for the rest of the south bay. mid 60s along the peninsula coast. we'll get near 70 and downtown low to mid 70s in south san francisco and sausalito. north bay coast, upper 60s here.
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from 82 at san rafael, 88 90 inl but at digits. low to mid 90s in the east bay valleys where the triple digits come back saturday and sunday. nearly 90 around the bay, 70 at the coast. by wednesday of next week, temperatures will cool back to average. mike, a couple new problems on 101. first, the worst spot is still in oakland. northbound 880 jammed all the way from 98 up to the 23rd because of a big rig injury accident. it's going to take a while for this to clear. 580 is your best bet. here is the bay bridge toll plaza packed up well into the maze, a good 20-minute wait there. accident southbound 101 just past 280. possibly a major accident reported in south san francisco north 101 at oyster point. it's blocking the left lane. right now at this point it looks
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like it's impacting the southbound lanes. traffic is heavy there as you make your way southbound towards sfo. so we'll keep you posted on this and again we'll track the drive times for you as well on 880 through oakland. thanks so much, france packages to troops is being sued by california for misleading marketing practices. state attorney general javier becerra says move america forward used veteran stories without permission to solicit donations. he also says they used donations to fund political campaigns endorsed by conservative political action committees. one of the group's directors calls it a left wing attack. dreyer's grand ice cream parlor is closing tomorrow. that location has been there for more than 20 years. it is actually dreyer's flagship store, blocks away from the company's headquarters. the reason why the store is closing is not clear.
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says som b i tuned. a sticker company store in the community for the past 40 years will soon be closing. mrs. grossman's sticker factory in petaluma announced it will d. mrs. grossman blames the sale of her label division and insurance issues. you can still get stickers trough the company's website. abc 7 news is committed to building a better bay area. part of that means finding solutions to issues our area faces. the warriors and the city of san francisco are taking on traffic head on. when chase center opens in six weeks, the arena fits more than 18,000 people but it has fewer than 1,000 parking spots. to entice people to take public transportation instead of driving, city leaders say they have a solution, giving every chase center ticket holder a free muni day pass. >> i think that, you know, folks who are using their cars may
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change their mind when they see how much happier the people who are on public transportation are with their experiences to and from the game and getting home in a timely manner and getting to the game in a more timely manner. >> the warriors are paying for these free muni day passes. they can be used form eye event at chase center, not just warriors games. a uc merced student made a dream discovery in north dakota. harrison doran teamed up with aw professor and discovered a 65 million-year-old try sayer tops skull. the duo was digging at hell creek formation. they believe more bones will be found at that site. they nicknamed the dinosaur alice after the landowner. doran plans to create a cast of the skull and put it on display at uc merced. >> look at that professor giving us full indiana jones. >> he was ready for that photo.
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it is now 6:57. here are the 7 things you need to know before you go. number one, crazy video. a car cut in half after a violent crash in san francisco's bayview district overnight. the impact also sheared off a fire hydrant and sent water straight into the air. four people suffered non-life-threatening injuries. number two, there are reports this morning accused sex trafficker jeffrey epstein was hospitalized after he was found injured in his manhattan jail cell. it is not clear if those injuries were self-inflicted. number three, the sfmta is holding an open house on how to make taylor street safer after sunday's crash that left a pedestrian dead and another injured after they were hit by a tesla. number four, b.a.r.t.'s board of directors will meet to tackle a long list of topics addressing homelessness on the
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system. they plan to pull elevator attendants at all downtown san francisco stations. we begin milder this morning. that's number five. as we head into the afternoon, cooler than yesterday but still warmer than average. number six, give yourself extra time if you're heading to any of the bay area airports, slow southbound 101 to sfo. northbound 101 to the oakland airport and northbound 101 to san jose because of injury accidents. n adorable new t, the san jose dog. this is fin. an 11-week-old yellow lab. he'll spend the next two years with the slarks being trained as an assistance dog. >> i love this so much. >> i wonder where he's actually going to live. it's not at the shark tank. he's going to be live being a volunteer trainer. >> best shark attack ever. >> yeah, the cutest one for sure. >> good morning to fin only. we'll be back in 25 minutes with an abc 7 news update. >> thanks for watching this morning. >> that's a nice shot, san
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