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good morning. i'm theresa garcia live in san jose where a case of two teens having sex turns very complicated where one of those teens' parents is a police officer. now there's questions whether there was abuse of authority. we'll explain what happens up ahead. >> and a big cleanup job ahead for employees of an east bay craig and auto parts store after someone drove right through the front of the store overnight. >> i'm terry mcsweeney live in pleasant hill where it's deja vu all over again for the people living near this very busy street. the same type that broke last week has broken again. that's what i call breaking news. story in a live report. >> a look from downtown san francisco where we're dealing with a fall flavor to the forecast today, breezy and cool with sunshine. but even though fall starts tonight, the heat is on in the forecast. an update for you. >> and look out for the strong
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winds on the bay bridge. wind advisory ahead and no delays. not many accidents. off to a good start. quiet so far. >> good morning, everyone. just about 6:01. i'm jenelle wang in for eric thomas. >> i'm kristen sze. thanks for joining us. one east bay neighborhood is waking up to closed streets, construction equipment and a watery mess. terry mcsweeney joins us live from pleasant hill with the latest on a frustrating water main break. what we call breaking news. terry? >> double breaker. broke eight days ago, broke last night here near cay cay way. they've still got the water coming out of the ground here. they say they're doing that to stabilize the pressure and they do have water back to the 40 homes and 100 plus people who were without water, again, since about 7:30 last night. not news to the people out here. it was eight days ago, the very same pipe broke in a different spot but the very same pipe
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broke. they were without water yet again. crews have come out. they have circumvented the break and getting water to the homes. the street though is in a very, very interesting location. four schools are located near here, including diablo valley college. so in about an hour or so, students start walking, parents start driving their kids to school and this becomes a very busy street. they hope to have the street reopened all the way. both sides of the street. in about ten minutes from right now. you can see the trucks coming down the street here getting out of the way. it should be good when the schools take back in. not a traffic problem except a lot of people looking over at all that water being pumped out of there. a big slowdown. good driving the kids to school. the second time in eight days, the second water main broke.
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they will it fixed by the end of the day. all the streets will be open. if you're going to school, you have to slow down a little bit. might be entertains and even educational for the kids. live, terry mcsweeney. >> thank you for the update. this morning many in san jose will ask whether one of the city's police officers was enforcing the law or breaking it. that's because the officer decided to make a fake arrest of a teenager boy having sex with his stepdaughter. theresa garcia with more on this bizarre story. >> good morning. apparently the officer is saying he never pretended to arrest the young boy. this is a case of two sets of parents who obviously are both upset that their teenager children had had sex. but the issue now is how one of those parents handled the case. our media partner, the san jose mercury news is reporting that the motorcycle officer abused his authority. the parents say last month the
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officer pulled up to their house in full uniform after his shift ended, berated and warned the boy to stay away from his stepdaughter and handcuffed him and told him he could face sexual assault charges. later the officer unlocked the cuffs telling the boy's parents he just wanted to scare him. legal analyst dean johnson said the officer should have given it to another investigator. >> if it's not technically a crime, if it's not say assault under color of authority, at the very least it was an unwise move. >> the boy's stepfather video recorded some of the encounter on his cellphone and later reported the incident to san jose police internal affairs. they interviewed the boy and cited him for a misdemeanor, unlawful sex with a minor. the daughter was also cited. the officer was essentially invited to use scare straight tactics and there were no
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objections to the lecture or the handcuffing. everything was done in the spirit of reaching a troubled young man who was heading down the wrong path. well, the names of the teens' parents are being withheld to protect the identities of those minors. the district attorney's office is reviewing to case to see whether they will file false imprisonment charges. theresa garcia, abc 7 news. >> thanks a lot. it's 6:05. employees of a hayward auto parts store will spend time cleaning up as a car crashed through their front door. take a look the at the damage done near mission boulevard. around 10:30 last night, a woman lost control of her car crashing through the store front on jackson street. the store was closed and no one was inside at the time of the crash. firefighters had to pull the driver out of the car. she was taken to the hospital to be evaluated. no word on the extent of her injuries or whether the store
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will be able to open this morning. san francisco police are investigating a major accident that damaged at least eight cars and injured at least three people. investigators say a reckless driver began smashing into cars between mission and new montgomery in downtown san francisco at 8:00 last night. three were taken to the hospital to be treated for injuries. all are expected to survive. police are still trying to determine if alcohol played a factor here. >> efforts to build california's high-speed rail line hit another roadblock this morning. menlo park has filed a lawsuit to stop bullet trains running through the peninsula. they will sue the high-speed rail authority, the line that runs from san francisco to los angeles. the cities say they're not against high-speed rail but feel there are some design and environmental flaws. the california high-speed authority says it's disappointed but will work with the cities. a new survey shows 52% of muni
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riders are satisfied with the transit service. that's the agency's lowest approval rating in nearly a decade. the first to poll riders since muni raise the prices and slashed service. muni's chief says while he wishes more customers were happy, he is satisfied considering the recent cuts and fare hikes. 170,000 passengers ride muni each week day. >> if you're looking for great swimming days, you'll be a happy customer by the end of the week. >> it's going to get a little warmer. a lot warmer, right, mike nicco? >> yes. >> excitement. >> i hope everybody's excited. warm at the coast so the rest of us can come rushing to your neighborhood. enjoy us while we're there. we'll spend money, i promise. the wind, that's the big story. out of the west at oakland, 12 at sfo. those are calming down now but it is the breezes bringing in temperatures well below average today.
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i mean, look at concord and redwood city. 12 and 11 degrees cooler than average. oakland 5, san jose 9, santa rosa 7 and san francisco will stop 8 degrees short of average with that high of 64. by 8:00 still a few lingering clouds and temperatures holding in the 50s across the board. by noon look for mostly sunny conditions and mid-60s around the bay with upper 60s and low 70s in the north bay and east bay valleys. those areas the warmest as we look at 4:00 temperatures. mid-70s there. mid to upper 60s around the bay and south bay. half moon bay 60 degrees. here comings the pool and beach weather. we'll start it on friday when the low to mid-70s hang around the coast all the way through monday. we'll have mid to upper 80s around the bay and mid-90s inland. summer back in your forecast. welcome to fall, frances. >> yea! i'm so excited.
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didn't put my summer clothes away yet. everything's pretty quiet this morning. no big problems out there. traffic is flowing well as you make your way southbound through the san ramon sierra and the eastbound connection ramp to north 680 has been reopened. take a look at the rest of the ride through the sunol grade with that expressway lane fine as you make your way out of pleasanton. no delays on to the express lane. the slowest spot is out of antioch. jenelle, kristen. >> thanks, frances. >> just ahead, he's got nothing but good things to say about her but he won't vote for her. coming from the former boss of california's gubernatorial candidate. >> that is not something that i'm proud to say as a democrat, not something i want to say but it's true. >> plus san francisco's mayor viral video that made its way to the white house.
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good morning. it's 6:13. what a gorgeous live picture. waking up to a full moon there, mike. today it's 100% full. >> wow, it's beautiful! >> yeah, enjoy it a little longer. the sunrise at 7:07. and mike says he's got a big warm-up coming up. you wants to hear about that. >> can't wait. the time 6:13. a new book puts the white house and obama administration in the spotlight but not for something positive.
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the book is called "obama's war" written by prominent journalist mike woodward. woodward claims the president's aides were deeply divided over the war in afghanistan. he also claims the president pressed advisers to provide him with a swift exit strategy to prevent losing democrat supporters. first lady michelle obama will spend three of her six days next month here in california. hold a fund-raiser for nancy pelosi october 25th. on the 26th she'll be in l.a. speaking to the women's leadership forum and democratic national committee. on the 27th mrs. obama, who the white house calls the closer, will host a fund-raiser for senator barbara boxer. >> mayor knewsome criticizing the internet. >> not something i'm proud to say as a democrat, not something
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i want to say. >> made the comment last week at an editorial board meeting. >> it's not wrong to criticize parts of that stimulus as disproportionate, saving jobs in the public sector and not stimulating private sector economic growth. >> newsom's comments should not be taken as criticism of the white house. rather they're meant to highlight how the city has used federal dollars. >> this is arguably the mayor of the blues to blues cities. do you consider that disloyal to represent the stimulus. >> the first i heard about it was when you told me. i don't think of it personally. >> no other comments from the white house this morning. that was white house press secretary robert gibbs. >> the man who once hired meg whitman to right e-bay won't be voting for her. in an interview on bloomberg tv,
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the founder praises whitman's business sense as ceo. he won't vote for her based on the same sex marriage ban and her stance on immigration issues. >> can you believe it! fall just around the corner but summer heat coming our way. >> you knew it was going to happen, we were going to have our warmest stretch during fall. that's what we're looking at. kind of a change in the air mass. you may have heard the breezes last night. maybe if you have the windows open. kind of scared away most of the clouds but we have a few as we look from mount tamalpais this morning. talk about those temperatures and where we're sheltered from the wind. north bay valleys, mid to upper 40s santa rosa and napa. we have los gatos at 51 and then mid to upper 50s around most of our neighborhoods. down in the monterey bay we're looking at temperatures all over the place from upper 40s, santa cruz, watsonville to mid-50s monterey, inland salinas to 43
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degrees in gilroy. it is going to be a cool day because of the breezes that will return as the afternoon wears on. it will be sunny today but that will be tempered by that cool breeze off the ocean. partly cloudy and even cooler tonight, especially in the sheltered valleys where the cold air will be able to sink in without being pushed away by those winds. it will be warm at the coast to hot inland and sunny everywhere this weekend. here's one low pressure moving through last night while we were sleepin'. another one diving towards the bay area that will reinforce the cooler air. in fact, the coldest of the air will sit on top of us today. this high pressure will move in tomorrow. as quickly as tomorrow. the warming trend begins and will really hit hardest over the weekend. today temperatures as we talked about, well below average with low 70s most of the south bay. we may make it to 73 in los gatos. low 70s through most of the peninsula but the breeze will keep millbrae and san mateo in the upper 60s. breezy at the coast today and temperatures even with sunshine near 60.
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downtown south san francisco, sausalito mid-60s. we'll have low 60s at your beaches in north bay with sunshine and 10 to 15 degrees warmer at the valleys with low to mid-70s. east bay shore breezy today. look at the wealth of green here. everybody in upper 60s. hercules and fremont possibly 70. low to mid-70s in the east bay valleys with danville, pleasanton some of the cooler areas with 72. morgan hill, gilroy, mid to upper 60s the rest of the monterey bay and salinas. look at cloverdale, santa rosa, napa mid to upper 40s. the rest of us low to mid-50s and a few lingering clouds like we're seeing this morning. your accu-weather seven-day forecast. warmer weather hits everywhere tomorrow. we're 4 to 8 degrees warmer. we jump another 6 to 8 degrees on friday. wait, there's more. on saturday we warm again another 2 to 4 degrees. temperatures peak from saturday, sunday and monday to the mid-90s
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inland, mid to upper 80s around the bay. no, i'm not trying to sell you something. what i think the forecast is going to be. i hope you enjoy it. here's frances. >> we will enjoy it. there is a high wind advisory for the bay bridge. minor at the bridge toll plaza for the cash-paying lanes. metering lights not on yet and interstate 80 in berkeley, although it's more crowded, mostly at the speed limit. check out the north bay ride for you. 101 san rafael. pointed southbound there past the marin civic center, quiet out of novato. looks good all the way to the golden gate bridge. and the drive time on south 101 if you're leaving santa rosa from highway 12 all the way to san francisco, it's 47 minutes right now. heading over to the san mateo bridge, next the drive time 14 minutes from 880 to 101. that's westbound traffic on the
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right. eastbound still looking good and 880 fine through hayward. in the south bay, no problems at all on 101 despite a few earlier accidents. northbound traffic still flowing well as you make your way up through the peninsula. get the latest traffic conditions and personalized drive times by going to our website the place to go and you'll find it under the bay area traffic link. jenelle, kristen. >> thanks so much. it's 6:20. >> coming up, no more hassling the hoff. the first eliminations on "dancing with the stars." >> hello, paris! forget tokyo. didn't have to go to jail when caught with coke [ female announcer ] jerry brown and oakland's schools.
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what were the facts? fact: march 7, 2000. brown asks voters for new mayoral power to appoint school board members. he gets it, and promises better schools. but the drop out rate increases 50%. the school budget goes into a 100 million dollar deficit. the schools become so bad the state has to take them over.
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it was "largely a bust," he admitted. jerry brown. failure as governor. failure as mayor. failure we can't afford now.
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(screaming) an unbelievable picture there. this is from brazil. an investigation underway to figure out what caused spectator bleachers to collapse during a car race injuring hundreds of people. 22 critically hurt. 500 people were sitting on the stands when they crumbled. investigators say structural faults are to blame. >> david hasselhoff taking off his dancing shoes. the first contestant to be booted off "dancing with the stars." got fewer votes than the other low vote getter karl massey. the judges had nothing good to say about his cha cha. bruno called it a potpourri of insanity described as dance.
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hasselhoff did it because his daughters are big fans. >> it's been a great ride. i feel bad for kim because she worked so hard to get me where i was going. i'm glad my daughters are here and got to see me go this far. it's great. >> sarah palin's daughter bristol got 18 points out of 30 putting her near the middle of the pack. jennifer gray did the best. paris hilton denied again, this time the country of japan. hilton was not allowed to enter the country and has forced her to return to the u.s. immigration authorities can deny entry to those with convicted drug-related offenses in other countries. earlier this month two hotels banned the socialite after she was arrested for the possession of cocaine. still ahead at 6:30. the information a judge expects
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to get that will determine if executions begin again in california next week. >> the stunning decision by healthcare companies that could make it much harder to get insurance for your child. >> and it's a tough situation when parents find out their teens are having sex but it can get even worse when one of those parents is a cop. i'm theresa garcia live in san jose. now a police officer is under investigation for possible false imprisonment. we'll explain what happened ahead. >> good news traveling by plane today. all the major airports going smooth right now. delays are possible due to delays are possible due to severe wea greed. the wealthiest corporations. billions in profits and bonuses. and the sacramento politicians just gave these same corporations a new billion dollar handout... paid for by cuts to education and public safety with no guarantee of creating one new job. but we can change this by voting yes on proposition 24. prop 24 repeals the billion dollar giveaway
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>> 6:29 and the opening bell is ringing now on wall street at the new york stock exchange. >> futures edged lower as traders turned to buying treasuries and gold after the federal reserve failed to take immediate steps to stimulate the economy but the fed did say it was ready to jump in to support if it was needed. live to the new york stock exchange for the latest on early trading coming up in about 15 minutes. right now our top story, a san jose police officer is on paid administrative leave and could face charges after being accused of exploiting his position to stop his teenager stepdaughter and her boyfriend from having sex. theresa garcia is live at the san jose police department with the story. theresa? >> well, the officer got involved last month when he found out the 15-year-old boy had gotten quite intimate with his 14-year-old stepdaughter. how he handled the situation is what may get him in trouble, not
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just the teens. what's going on is the veteran san jose motorcycle cop is under investigation for possible criminal false imprisonment although he's saying he never pretended to arrest the boy. the san jose mercury news reports the boy's parents feel the officer abused his authority. the parents say he pulled up to their house in full uniform after his shift ended, berated and warned the boy to stay away from his daughter and handcuffed and told him he could face sexual assault charges. later the officer unlocked the cuffs, telling the boys parents he just wanted to scare him. the stepfather video recorded some of the encounter on his cellphone. analysts call it an unwise move. >> anytime a police officer is personally involved in the case where his relative or a close friend is a complaining witness or a party to the case in any way, the best practice would be for the police officer to refer
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it to another investigator. >> after the parents reported the incident to san jose police internal affairs, a detective interviewed the boy and cited him for a misdemeanor of unlawful sex with a minor. the officer's daughter was also cited. the officer's lawyer said the officer was essentially invited to use scare straight tactics and there were no objections to the lecture or hands cuffing. everything was done in the spirit of reaching a troubled young man who was heading down the wrong path. the names of the teen's parents are being withheld to protect the identity of those minors. the district attorney's office is looking into whether it will file charges for possible false imprisonment. theresa garcia, abc 7 news. >> theresa, thank you so much. the time now 6:32. it was a scary ending for a police chase spanning from the north bay to the east bay last night. this is where it ended at roosevelt street in richmond. all began when vallejo police were chasing a car at speeds of
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100 mph. the car eventually crashed into a parked truck near roosevelt street and harbor way in richmond. the truck caught fire and flames spread to the building with six residential units on the upper floors. fortunately no one inside was hurt. firefighters put the fire out quickly and determined the building was damaged but safe enough for residents to return. the driver of the car is hospitalized for moderate injuries. police say he faces numerous charges. a female passenger was also detained. >> a newly released sketch may lead to a man who assaulted women near lake merritt. said to be in his twenties and 6 feet tall. both assaults happened sunday night near the lake. oakland police are urging women who walk or jog in the neighborhood to stay in well-lit areas, keep the volume down on portable music players and be aware of your surroundings. >> by friday a federal judge in san jose will decide whether california can move forward with lethal injection executions.
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officials at san quentin say the death chamber is ready for a scheduled execution next week if the judge lifts his moratorium. lawyers are urging u.s. district court jeremy fogel to allow the execution of albert greenwood brown. the judge has ordered the state to submit evidence by today showing the lethal injection procedure can be administered as a single dose rather than the previous three-drug regimen. the debate to resume executions is becoming a political hot topic as well. attorney general jerry brown wants to reinstate the death penalty even though he personally oppose it had when he was governor. in a statement released yesterday, he said as governor he pledged to uphold the law, as attorney general he pledged to uphold the law and he will continue to do so when he is governor next year. republican candidate meg whitman released a statement blasting his statement saying even on matters of life and death jerry
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brown is willing to play politics. none of this squares with his record and must have supporters scratching their heads. >> richmond the latest city to regulate marijuana dispensaries. the city council approved a measure that limits the city to three medical marijuana dispensaries. patients will be limited to proching one ounce per day. the police chief will review permit applications and hold a public hearing before issuing the three permits. in a separate measure, richmond voters will decide november 5th whether the city should tax marijuana sales. oakland has passed similar measures. the san francisco board of supervisors have now tentatively approved banning all stores with pharmacies from selling cigarettes. the law would close a loophole that only bans tobacco products from drugstores. mayor is expected to sign the measure if it's approved again at a second meeting next week. a levy on beer, wine and liquor, it would have been imposed on
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wholesaleers and passed on by retailers. says it would be bad for businesses. >> healthcare bill set to take effect tomorrow morning. that has some big insurance companies making a drastic decision, to stop selling some policies rather than having to deal with the new laws. anthem blue cross, aetna and others will completely stop selling new child only policies in california and other states. the new rules taking effect could create huge and unexpected costs. they include a provision that prevents the companies from rejecting youngsters with preexisting conditions and a requirement that insurance cover children under the age of 19 regardless of their health history. time now 6:36. a little cooldown today but i hear warm-up is just around the corner. >> let's go on that roller-coaster ride with mike. >> temperatures today cooler than average. on this hump day, oakland 5 degrees cooler, santa rosa 7,
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san francisco 8, san jose 9 and redwood city -- that should say concord at the bottom -- 11 and 12 degrees cooler than average. you may have noticed the breezes during the overnight. that's one of the reasons why the cool breeze behind the cold front. temperatures in the upper 40s and santa rosa, napa at 8:00. mid-50s for the rest of us. a lot of sunshine by noon but temperatures because of that breeze will be mid-60s around the bay into the south bay. mid to upper 60s in the north bay and mid-60s to near 70 in the east bay valleys. by 4:00, the breezes will still be around and still still keep us cool. look, still the mid to upper 60s around the bay into the south bay. upper 60s to near 70s in the east bay valleys for the warm spot and upper 60s to low 70s the north bay. only 60 half moon bay. see those temperatures jump. watch tomorrow's forecast and friday's and saturday's. by the time we get deep into the weekend, we're deep into the mid-90s inland.
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mid to upper 80s around the bay and sunny and warm at the coast with mid-70s. good morning, frances. how's that bay bridge. >> good morning, mike. that's where we find a delay. metering lights turned on around 6:25. check out the backup. slow from 880 over the metering lights, 10 to 15 minute wait. interstate in berkeley also more crowded but no major problems as you make your way out of vallejo, even fairfield westbound 80 towards the maze. heading to the san mateo bridge, we'll check that out for you as well. now, there's a wind advisory for the bay bridge, not one for the san mateo bridge but it could be pretty breezy here as well. take it easy but so far no delays in either direction. westbound traffic there on the right. there was an accident reported on 238 but chp is unable to find it right now. the drive time from 580 to 880, three minutes. that's not too bad. westbound 580 as you make your drive out of tracy from 205 to 680, the dublin interchange, 30
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minutes. and also a 30 minute ride through the sunol grade from 580 to 101 southbound 680 with that new express lane. mass transit reporting. >> our time now 6:39. still ahead the bay area city with the worst roads in the nation. >> trading's underway on wall street. a live report from the new york stock exchange straight ahead. here's a live look at the big board with the dow up 29 points. >> the california city celebrating after its elected leaders are arrested. >> i'm terry mcsweeney live in pleasant hill with the story of a broken water main. the story of a broken water main. i say it twice because the very same water main has broken twice in the past eight days. what's's's's's's's's's's's's's's
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♪ the clock just turned to 6:43 this wednesday. good morning to you. let's take a look at your california forecast. notice a lot of sunshine, a little breezy around most of the state today. even a few clouds around eureka at 59 but sunshine and 60 at big sur. l.a., 80. tahoe 64, yosemite the warm spot at 83 followed by palm springs at 81. here's kristen. >> thanks a lot. it's 6:43. another piece of bad news for the news business. the marin independent journal will close its novato printing press in october and begin printing newspapers at a concord plant owned by the bay area news print. the "u.s.a. today" decided to
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stop printing at the press. they have printed 1 billion newspapers on those presses. prosecutors in los angeles county are warning there may be more arrests as the investigation into allegations of fraud in the town of belle moves forward. police arrested eight current and past city officials yesterday. they're accused of embezzling millions of dollars from taxpayers. many residents cheered as news of the arrest swept through the working class southern california community. >> very excited. because justice has prevailed. >> i'm ecstatic. i'm glad. about time. >> made me so happy. >> former city manager robert rizzo is considered the ringleader of the scandal. he was paid nearly $800,000 a year. that's twice as much as the president of the united states is paid. >> two iowa egg farms linked to last month's salmonella outbreak are set to testify before congress this morning.
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members of the house, energy and commerce committee want to find out more about wright county egg and hilldale farms. it resulted in a recall of half a billion eggs and sickened up to 600 people including dozens here in the bay area. an fda investigation found towers of manure, bugs and rodent infest stations at the farm. the farm had positive test results for salmonella in the two years before the outbreak. >> time now 6:45. a lot of action on wall street as investors respond to the latest comments from the federal reserve. >> everybody's going to be talking about this one. a look how kfc is using women's backsides for advertising. jane king joins us live from the new york stock exchange with the "moneyscope" report. jane? >> good morning. we'll have that story in a second. but we have lots of action going on here on wall street. certainly not all stocks. the tech stocks have been relatively quiet lately. dollar gold, that's where a lot of the big moves are and
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treasuries as well. this comes a day after that fed meeting. the federal reserve did come out yesterday, say they will stand by to help the u.s. economy if necessary to get the economies back. higher and that's continuing today. makes in a great time to lock in a mortgage rate or refinance if you haven't done so already. on the dollar, very weak here this morning on those headlines and gold has hit a new record high trading just under $1300 an ounce. there is how the major indexes are trading so far this morning and the bloomberg silicon valley index trading up just slightly. move over i-pad. the black pad is on the way. research in motion may unveil tablets to compete with the i-pad at a developer's conference in san francisco next week. shares of company behind the blackberry are trading higher as a result. if you're finding out if you want a thigh or leg at kfc.
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recruiting female undergraduates to wear sweat pants that say double down on the rear. the new sandwich that they're offering. this to encourage students to try the bunless sandwich. it's got a set of buns, two fried pieces of chicken. this year's launch of the bacon and cheese sandwich on those two pieces of chicken with the most successful sandwich ever. the associated press says women wearing the double down pants will hand out kfc gift certificates in an effort to reach its target customer which is young minute. at the new york stock exchange, i'm jane king. >> you are straight laced but then you say the bottom line! >> okay. >> thanks a lot. >> a san francisco supervisor wants to crack down on problem club promoters. david she wants to make it a law that party promoters register online with the city's
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entertainment commission. he says the legislation could prevent avoidable tragedies. there was a fatal shooting outside jelly's dance cafe and a fatal shooting at the suede nightclub back in february. clubs would only be allowed to work with those promoters who have registered. >> 6:48. turn things over to mike and if anyone's having a party this weekend, could be a pool party. >> absolutely. or beach. time of the year when everybody takes their family out to the beach. set up a little tent there maybe. a little awning if you will and enjoy the time. it's going to be warm. that weekend we've all waited for. and it's almost here. at least those of us who like warm sunshine at the coast. it's 6:48. here's a look at some of the clouds hanging around the east bay. for the most part it is fairly clear in most of our neighborhoods and because of that temperatures have dropped dramatically in the north bay valleys. they're in the mid to upper 40s santa rosa, napa while the rest of us the mid to upper 50s. the monterey bay, 40 degree
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temperatures. santa cruz upper 40s. cool breezes today. gonna set us up for temperatures well below average. even with the sunshine. partly cloudy and with the coldest air on top of us and the breezes slowing tonight will allow that cold air to sink into our valleys and neighborhood. one of the coolest nights we've had in months. warm to hot though, that's the weekend forecast. everywhere in the afternoon. today about 2 degrees cooler in san jose. about the same as santa rosa 75. one degree warmer in oakland and san francisco. about 2 to 3 degrees warmer in concord and redwood city. as far as the cloud cover, you see it hanging around the east bay shore and south bay through 8:00 but then the sun comes up, overturns the atmosphere, the breezes begin to build in intensity and speed and spin the moisture out and completely wipe the clouds away by noon. by 3:00 looking at 60s around bait and coast. only 70s inland.
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brentwood 76. low to mid-70s most of the east bay with danville and pleasanton the cool spots, low 70s. east bay shore sunshine but mid to upper 60s everywhere. hercules possibly about 70 degrees. we'll have low to mid-70s the south bay from sunnyvale 70, san jose 71. los gatos 73. upper 60s, millbrae, san mateo breezy. low 70s the rest of the peninsula. near 60 along the coast to downtown and south san francisco and sausalito. a little warmer in the mid-60s. low 60s sunny beaches in the north bay, 10 to 15 degrees warmer in your valleys. santa cruz to inland areas to monterey bay with mid to upper 60s around monterey into salinas. we have a day game today, 12:35. first pitch sunny and breezy at the coliseum. 63, warming to 68. coolest weather tonight in the north bay valleys. mid to upper 40s, low to mid-50s the rest of us. seven-day forecast, look how warm it gets starting tomorrow. about 4 to 8 degrees warmer. by saturday, sunday and monday
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we will be nearly 15 to 20 degrees warmer with mid-70s at the coast. upper 80s around the bay and mid-90s inland. take a look at some of these cool shots sent to us of last night's full moon. and, also, jupiter which is close as it's going to get to the earth until 2022. in fact, if you have a pretty good telescope, you can see the big red spot colliding with a smaller red spot. called red spot jr. and even for the moons around jupiter. pretty cool stuff going on over our heads. >> who took that picture? >> don't make me say his name again. you pronounce it. >> it's hard. thank you so much, christopher. >> yeah, christopher's a wonderful guy. he sends us a lot of photos. we appreciate him and we would appreciate if you would send us some weather video or pictures. we'd love to see them. just upload them. the women picking on me all day
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today. (laughter) >> e-mail us. frances, don't even go there. >> well, as a fellow filipino, i think he's filipino, let me know if i'm wrong. okay. we're going back to the south bay and san jose. north 101 at 680. that's where another accident was reported. think it might be the same one as an earlier crash already on the shoulder. you notice it is a little slow north 101 from about the capital expressway. actually past that towards 880. the rest of us looking good. a live shot for you at the 280 and 17 interchange. north 280 flowing well through the downtown area, 17 problem-free as you make your way out of the santa cruz mountains. we'll check out 101 on the peninsula. millbrae traffic looks good northbound all the way into san francisco. bay bridge toll plaza though, backed up already towards the foot of the maze and slow to the metering lights. get the latest traffic conditions as they change. is the place to go. we update it 24/7 on the bay area traffic link.
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jenelle? >> the time now 6:52. the a. c. board of directors will consider cutting service to save money. proposing to cut bus service to reduce a projected $56 million deficit. the system would save $13.5 million through the proposed cuts. overnight service would be reduced just two lines. more than half the weekend service would be cut out. the union representing drivers points out that a. c. transit spent hundreds of thousands on legal fees trying to avoid court-ordered contract arbitration. >> some of the worst roads in the nation are right here in the bay area. a national transportation research group called trip says 64% of the roads in san jose are riddled with bumps and potholes. the national average is 24%. los angeles comes in second followed by honolulu. concord, new hampshire, is 4th and san francisco and oakland are 5th. the study counted them as one metropolitan area. >> recapping our top stories. the san jose police officer facing discipline for pretending
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to arrest a teenager boy who had sex with his stepdaughter. >> theresa garcia live outside police headquarters with details. theresa? >> the officer says he never pretended to arrest the boy but rather was invited by the boy's parents to use scare straight tactics. still, how he handled the situation may get him in trouble, not just the teens. our media partner, the san jose mercury news reports the 15-year-old boy's parents feel he abused his authority. he pulled up to their house in full uniform, berated and warned the boy to stay away from his 14-year-old stepdaughter and handcuffed and told him he could face sexual assault charges. later the officer unlocked the cuffs telling the boy's parents he just wanted to scare him. the boy's stepfather video recorded some of the encounter on his cellphone. after they reported the incident to san jose internal affairs, a detective interviewed the boy and cited him for misdemeanor of unlawful sex of a minor.
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the officer's daughter was also cited. the names of the teens' parents are not revealed to protect the identities. the district attorney's office is looking whether to file false imprisonment charges on the officer. for other top stories let's join terry mcsweeney. he's live in pleasant hill. >> good morning to you, theresa. i am in pleasant hill and i'm here billy way with the story of water main breaks. take a look at the most recent one here. this left dozens of homes, perhaps 100 people without water all night long but all's well that ends well. take a look at video. folks, this is news but not news to the people who live out here. eight days ago, the same water main gave way. last night at 7:30, same pipe, same thing though a different segment of that pipe. no house flooding reported. crews have restored water service out here. they're letting the water pumps run to maintain pressure and keep the water flowing.
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they circumvented the break. crews out here to fix up the broken water main. four schools within a few blocks of here. diablo valley community college. all streets will be open. that's a big deal. pumps may lead to rub-necking. what caused it? i talked to crews out here. saying could be ground movement, could be the age of the part-times. i gotta tell ya, not all 50-year-old pipes are in bad shape and on that topic i speak from personal experience. live in pleasant hill, terry mcsweeney, abc 7 news. >> thanks a lot. checking our other top story this morning. take a look at the damage to this craigen's auto parts store. drove on to the sidewalk on jackson street and crashed into the store front. happened after 10:00 last night when the store was closed. firefighters had to pull the driver out of the car and take her to the hospital. no word on her injuries. >> hope she's going to be all right. meantime weather and traffic.
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>> forecast, breezy and sunny and cooler than average with mid to upper 60s around san francisco, san mateo, oakland and richmond. low to mid-70s for the rest of us. upper 50 to near 60 even with sunshine along the coast. let's take a look at that big warming trend. it's going to hit everywhere this weekend. mid-70s around the coast to mid-90s inland. frances? >> look out for the strong winds as you drive across the bay bridge. a live shot of the toll plaza. backed up into the maze. another live shot showing the maze. westbound 80 traffic on the right slow to the berkeley curve and the top of your screen westbound 580. traffic backed up into the maze. you may want to consider bart. mass transit reporting no delays but overall pretty quiet trafficwise. no big accidents or hot spots. maybe lucky this morning. >> thanks. i think eric should be back tomorrow. thanks for joining us of this edition of abc 7 morning news. another update at 7:22. another update at 7:22. >> stay connected 24/7 at
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