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>> here's a live look at downtown san francisco. the fog is still out there but it's more widespread. we'll talk go how it will affect your morning commute or your flight from sfo. >> you can definitely see the shoulder-huggers making their way to the toll plaza. it's clear here but there is a fog advisory for the san mateo bridge and dumbarton bridge this morning. >> good morning. i'm amy holyfield live in walnut creek where this city's popularity is a problem. what the city council might end up doing about it am could go up. >> 5 a.m. on this foggy tuesday morning. foggy is a word by lexicon and won't be leaving for a while. i'm eric thomas. >> i'm kristen sze. let's talk to mike where the fog is. >> it's more widespread the way to say it but it is dangerous when you do run into it because you can go from an unlimited visibility and not be able to
see a couple hundred feet in front of your car. it can be anywhere in our valleys inland along the bay shore and until at least 11:00 this morning. let's take a look where the foggiest areas are, san jose, hayward, oakland, san francisco international, napa and santa rosa. notice the east bay valley is not nearly as foggy as yesterday. these a good sign the tulie fog is going to stay in the central valley and this should burn off faster that will lead to warmer weather today. let's find out if it's affecting the commute. here's frances. >> so far it isn't. it's been pretty quiet out there. if you were lucky enough to sleep in yesterday, it was a bit foggier. here's a live shot of the san mateo bridge. that's westbound traffic on the right. you can see headlights eastbound across the span. as you make your drive across the bridge on to the peninsula, 101 has been very foggy as well. here's a live shot in millbrae. northbound traffic still moving well into san francisco. our very foggy shot was also in the south bay for the 280 and 17
interchange but the fog advisory has been cleared for other bay area bridges. >> the walnut creek city council will consider a plan to crack down on alcohol-related violence. it could mean stricter rules for visitors and harsher punishment for troublemakers. a stunning video that shows why something is being done. >> these quiet streets sometimes turn rowdy. recently a drunk woman spit in a police officer's eye. people sometimes pee in the outdoor planters here in this really nice downtown area and sometimes fights break out. here's some examples of it. the videos sometimes show up on youtube.com. one night in october was especially bad. several fights broke out here on main street and police say they don't have enough officers to handle the issue and something's gotta give. a committee has been studying the issue and looking into the possibility of staggering the
alcohol cutoff times and closing times. of course, that raises the issue of fairness. all the businesses want to be able to make the same amount of money and spend the same amount of hours to do so. police like the idea. they say it's tough when all the bars empty out at the same time. so lots of recommendations to ponder and debate. they're all going to come up at the city council meeting tonight at 7:00. live in walnut creek, amy holyfield, abc 7 news. >> all right, amy. thank you very much. it's 5:03 now. a vote tonight could add an expensive new perk to the city of berkeley's benefit package while many other cities are cutting back. the city council will decide whether to set aside $20,000 per year to pay for sex change surgery for city workers. the money would be handed out on a first come first serve basis and the employee would have to live as a member of the opposite sex for at least a year. the city's two healthcare plans currently do not cover the surgery. >> san jose police are trying to
figure out how a man ended up inside a home that was fumigated. an exterminator had done the house and it was off limits because of the chemicals used. they found the man's body inside. detectives believe he was overcome by toxic fumes. nobody is missing. it appeared the victim has no ties to the family. >> former lab technician deborah madden is set to appear in a san mateo county courtroom today on a separate drug possession charge. the state attorney general's office announced last month it would not file criminal charges against madden on accusations she stole small amounts of cocaine from the san francisco lab. the a. g.'s office concluded there was just not enough evidence to charge her. more than 600 drug cases were dismissed in the fallout from that scandal. the felony drug possession charge she's facing today involves a small amount of cocaine that detectives say they found in her san mateo home.
>> the oakland raiders are expected to announce today hue jackson is taking over sas head coach. he was brought in last season to turn the raider's offense around. finished 4th in the afc and 6th in the offense. he will replace tom cable whose contract wasn't renewed. hue jackson will be the raiders' sixth head coach since 2002. >> time for a look at the forecast. tell you it's foggy once again but can we tell you where? >> mike can tell you where. mike? >> absolutely. very foggy. some areas like the south bay and also as we head into the north bay and along the peninsula in parts. let's start with our temperatures. it's 54 half moon bay. we have mid to upper 40s for the rest of us. as far as the 24 hour temperature change, because of the fog isn't as widespread, it will be easier to get rid of. we're going to see temperatures jump anywhere from 1 degree in
san francisco and 12 in concord. check out cloverdale. 71 degrees. on the other ends we have looks like richmond, vallejo and also fairfield around 60 along with antioch. the rest of us low to mid-60s. maybe even hit the upper 60s around santa rosa. as far as down around the monterey bay, we'll have temperatures today maybe not quite as warm as yesterday because of the wind shift but still very pleasant with 62 monterey, mid to upper 60s for the rest of the bay and as you head inland. here's your accu-weather 7-day forecast, a cold front, a dry, weak cold front comes through but the winds are fast enough that we won't wake up to fog tomorrow and our temperatures will drop just a little tomorrow afternoon. once that passes, high pressure moves in. that calms our sky and brings sunshine back and even warmer weather for thursday and friday. let's talk to frances, find out how the morning commute's going. >> mike, good morning. it's going pretty well. you saw how foggy it was across the san mateo and 101 on the
peninsula. we'll start with 101 in the north bay. much clearer for the headlights moving southbound. that's lucas valley exit and looks good down to 580 down to the golden gate bridge where we have a live shot for you as well. so no fog here at all across the golden gate bridge as you make your way into san francisco. and we'll also check out the other side of the bay. intersection state 80 still looking good in berkeley. the drive time right now only 18, 19 minutes from the carquinez bridge down to the maze where there are no delays at the toll plaza as well. eric, kristen? >> frances, thank you. it's 5:07. >> still ahead, the fee break sfo is ready to give airlines that can make that mexican vacation you've been wanting to take a lot cheaper. >> the broken deal that will mean you won't own a piece of facebook.com anytime soon. >> and budget screen versus nature screen. why you could be greeted with a closed sign the next time you visit your favorite state park. ♪
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>> closed captioning brought to you by mancini sleepworld. good morning. we begin your "moneyscope" report with president obama launching a government live review of regulations. in an opinion piece in today's "wall street journal," the president writes that he aims to eliminate regulations that hinder the economy. the sec is expected to approve comcast acquisition of nbc today. comcast had to agree to a wide
range of conditions including more space on independently owned stations on its cable systems. airline fares are suddenly higher. united and delta raised fares up to $20 on thousands of routes on monday. the industry is expected to report its first profitable quarter in a decade. that's your "moneyscope" report. >> sometimes a little less can mean a lot more. with that in mind, the san francisco airport commission votes on a proposal to lower fees charged to airlines from mexico and canada. right now our nearby neighbors pay the same $1500 fees that all international carriers pay to fly into sfo. the new plan calls for slashing fees by 33% for flights from mexico and canada making san francisco a more attractive tourist destination. international tourists tends to stay longer and spend more money than domestic visitors do. >> if you want to invest early in facebook.com, you have to skip it if you live in the u.s. goldman sachs says it will
restrict the sale of private facebook.com shares to non-u.s. investors. the firm planned to sell as much as $1.5 billion of facebook.com shares to clients of its private wealth unit but goldman says its intense media attention of the offer may violate u.s. rules on the selling of private securities. the withdrawal is considered a major embarrassment for the company. >> california state parks face harsh cuts under governor brown's proposed budget. his plan calls for slashing hours at dozens of parks and closing some all together. as heather reports, parkgoers are fighting to keep their favorite nature spots from the budget ax. >> two-year-old kyla can't wait for his ride on a big boat across the bay to angel island state park. it could be his first and last visit there if the park is closed to balance the state budget. >> i would be a little disappointed, especially now that we have a child and spend a lot of time going to parks and
something that's affordable and take advantage of a beautiful place like california. it would be a bummer for us. >> there 278 state parks. the budget calls for reduced hours of some and closures of others. for a $33 million savings over two years. the park's budget last year was $406 million. brown asked the state park's director for a list of reduced hours. nancy skinner is on the committee overseeing the budget. >> our state has really been hurt by the global recession. our revenues are down and we need to look wherever we can how we can create some efficiencies and make cuts to deal with the deficit. >> in november voters rejected an $18 surcharge on vehicle registration to fund the park. resident steve katie says he voted for it. he takes his sons to angel island a few times a year. >> me and my dad go out on our bikes. but all the other times it would
be all -- me, our whole family. >> yeah? >> sometimes we have school trips there. >> it's a real crime to not fund what people really get enjoyment in california from. >> that list of parks facing reduced hours of closure is due early next month. heather ishimaru, abc 7 news. >> it's 5:14 now. despite the budget crisis, one bay area state park is about to expand two non-profit conservation groups plan to add 535 acres of land to big basin state park in the santa cruz mountains. the area will be known as little basin. the parcel will be sold to the state for $6.5 million. the nonprofit will use some of the proceeds to help maintain little basin in the future. >> 5:14. we've got fog again this morning but is it anything like yesterday, mike, where it was like early afternoon before it completely lifted. >> good question, good point. i think it will move a lot faster so warmer weather.
colder yesterday, some areas only 50 because of the fog. looking forward to some warmer weather today. you can look from ballmer peak this morning. you can see downtown san francisco. you can see the bay bridge, areas you could not see from the same vantage point yesterday. but there still is a lot of fog out there and very dense when you run into it. just because we're showing you one area that does not have it doesn't mean you won't run into some during your morning commute. it's mild this morning, mid to upper 40s, close to seasonal averages. 57 half moon bay. that's a little out of the ordinary. 53 monterey, same thing. otherwise low to mid-40s from salinas, watsonville, fog there. our first highlight, it fades faster today and that means warmer afternoons. it will be cooler tonight because we'll have less fog and the dry forecast hangs around all the way through the end which would -- today's tuesday so it would be next monday. it looks like the warmest
weather thursday and friday. we'll have a bit of a roller-coaster temperaturewise as dry cold front roll through. one degree warmer in san francisco, 2 santa rosa along with oakland. san jose 6 and look at that, concord 12 degrees warmer today. 9 hours 54 minutes and 54 seconds of sunshine. that's about one minute and 28 seconds more than yesterday. low to mid-60s. not only 65 san jose but also los gatos. over the peninsula hazy sunshine once again and no spare the air by the way. didn't get extended. low to mid-60s here, too. upper 50s to low 60s along the coast. downtown south san francisco low to mid-60s. low to mid-60s through the north bay valleys. warmer santa rosa, ukiah, cloverdale, upper 60s to low 70s and slightly cooler at your beaches, upper 50s. east bay shore, how about low to mid-60s for you. out of the 50s everywhere in the east bay valleys. low to mid-60s here with concord 65, danville 66 along with
livermore, some of the warmer spots. antioch and brentwood 60 degrees. 60 caramel, 62 here in monterey. mid to upper 60s the rest of the monterey bay and also your inland valleys. a little cooler with low 40s inland, around the bay shore and out to the coast. looking at the jet stream. a little kink developing up here that's going to bring a cold front in. but because it's at the top of this ridge, it spent all its energy climbing there and these why the dry pattern will continue even with that cold front coming through. it stirs up the atmosphere. the breezes tomorrow keep the fog from forming and also drop our temperatures a few degrees in the afternoon. when the high pressure comes back, it calms our sky and we'll have warmer weather for thursday and friday and dry all the way through monday. good morning, frances. >> good morning, mike. some of our foggiest camera shots around the bay area. 101 millbrae as you make your way northbound for these headlights. no major trouble though heading into san francisco.
a fog advisory for the san mateo bridge and the dumbarton bridge. you can barely see that sign there off to the right warning you of the thick fog across the span. in the south bay, again you have to take my word for this. this is actually the 280 and 17 interchange. those headlights are northbound 280 and that would be highway 17 coming out of the santa cruz mountains. however, check out this live shot. very clear, 680 in walnut creek. no trouble southbound towards highway 24 at the top of your screen. get traffic when you want it by going to our website anytime. abc7news.com, under the bay area traffic link. eric, kristen. >> it's 5:18. >> a suicide bomber strikes in northern iraq. next the devastating toll that is taking on young people trying to serve their country. >> also faster, quieter, larger. napa gives us a glimpse of flying in the future. >> and think you decide the friends you choose? well, maybe not. next why your jeans may be choosing them for you.
good morning. it's 5:21 this tuesday morning. a live look at downtown san francisco from our camera on mount tam. not terribly foggy right here but mike is finding pockets of pretty thick fog on the peninsula and the south bay and the north bay as well. so we'll talk about that, find out when it will lift and check out your prolonged week forecast coming up. >> in iraq, at least 45 people are dead after a suicide bomber blew himself up in a crowd of police recruits today. it happened outside a police station in saddam hussein's hometown. one recruit who survived said the job seekers were searched
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the tucson shooting spree. >> if you're traveling across the country, it is going to be really cold. that's the upper midwest. look at ohio, 6 degrees below zero. minneapolis 10, 32 and 36 in chicago and st. louis. that's this morning. the temperature will drop during the afternoon hour as colder air is headed that way. we have a nor'easter and it's causing flight arrival delays into philadelphia and newark. we have numerous rain moving through the east coast, also. delays possible. flight tracker, it will have 'em. w
of the forecast. >> the fog is very thick across the san mateo and the dumbarton bridge now but at the bay bridge toll plaza light and so far pretty clear. >> this morning it's been a violent 24 hours in oakland. one person is dead, four others wounded in four separate shootings. >> and contra costa county sheriff deputies trying to solve a bizarre theft. an urn containing the remains of a entrepreneur is stolen from a private mausoleum. good morning, everyone. it's 5:28 on this tuesday morning. i'm eric thomas. >> i'm kristen sze. topping our news, this morning some classes have been cancelled since students are staying away and extra police have been brought on to the campus of u.c. santa cruz. it's all in response to graffiti crippled on a building on campus threatening violence today. it showed up early december and mentions today january 18th specifically. (gunfire) >> last week school officials
showed this training video to school police and students outlining ways to prepare for and respond to violence on campus. some classes and school meetings have been cancelled today but officials say they don't know of any specific threats. they say today's security was down out of an abundance of caution. >> the walnut creek city council will tonight begin considering a plan to crack down on alcohol-related violence. it would mean stricter rules for businesses and harsher punishments for trouble makers. amy is in walnut creek live with a stunning video that shows why something's being done. amy? >> it's hard to believe these quiet streets do sometimes turn rowdy late at night after everyone's had too much to drink. recently a woman spit in a police officer's eye. people say that drunk people come out on these streets and they pee in the outdoor planters lining this lovely downtown. it's just getting to be too much. and there are often fights.
some of them have been recorded and put on youtube.com. in october one night several fights broke out and police say they just don't have enough officers to handle the issue and that something's gotta give. so a committee has been studying the issue. they've been looking into the possibility of staggering the alcohol cutoff times and closing times for the bars and restaurants. of course, that raises the issue of fairness. some bars are saying why should some businesses be punished because others have had problems? police like the idea of staggering the closing time. they say it's tough when they all empty out at the same time. so quiet an issue to be debated here in walnut creek and expect it to heat up tonight when the committee makes its recommendations public at the city council meeting tonight at 7:00. amy holyfield, abc 7 news. >> amy, thank you. it's 5:30 now. oakland police have not made any arrests in four separate shootings, one fatal that all happened on the martin luther
king jr. holiday. the fatal shooting took place around 4:00 in the afternoon. a man waiting for a 80th avenue and international was shot. a man was wounded 14th avenue and east 27th street. just before 8 p.m. two more people were wounded on east 16th street north of seminary avenue. finally around 11:00 last night a woman walking along international boulevard was shot in the leg after two men tried to kidnap her but failed. police don't believe the shootings with linked and they've not yet made any arrests in any of the cases. >> contra costa county sheriff investigators are looking for a theft in lafayette. someone broke into a mausoleum and stole a brass urn containing the remains of thomas gonzalez jr. he was president of an e-commerce company during the
dot-com boom. five people are looking for a new place to stay this morning after fire at an apartment building in san mateo overnight. this fire started around 2:00 this morning on south grant street. firefighters say it started when a couch caught fire because it was up against a wall heater. everybody got out safely but a cat had to be rescued. no word when the residents will be allowed to return. >> wall street will be reacting for the first time this morning to the latest medical leave that apple ceo's steve jobs is taking when trading resumes following the holiday weekend. apple is also due to report its quarterly earnings this afternoon. jobs told the company yesterday he's taking medical leave for the third time to focus on his health. he didn't give any time frame for the return which is causing worry and speculation. >> everyone is a little nervous about what happens when he finally steps away and the fact he's for the third time now since 2004 having to take a
medical leave of absence. got people nervous. >> jobs had suffered from pancreatic cancer and had a liver transplant in 2009. apple shares are down more than 4% in pre-market trading this morning. they fell 8% in germany yesterday but rebounded this morning and are now up more than 2%. >> federal investigators examining the tucson shootings now say they've collected reams of video that captured the incident and clearly shows who did the shooting. sources tell the l.a. times the best evidence comes from security cameras posted in the safeway parking lot. the source say they clearly show the gunman shooting his victims one by one beginning with congresswoman giffords and federal judge john rolls next to her. >> giffords' husband, while congresswoman hasn't been able to speak a word since the shooting she is communicating
with her husband in ways that only he could recognize. he tells diane sawyer how he's certain she knows he's by her bedside. >> does she recognize you? >> i'm pretty sure she does. and certainly today. >> what convinced you? >> yesterday in particular she started playing with my wedding ring. so i hold her hand. she'll play with my wedding ring. and she'll move it up and down my finger. she'll take it off like this. she'll put it on her own finger. she'll move it to her thumb and then she can put it back on my finger. the reason why i know that means she recognizes me is because she's done that before. i mean, before this accident. she does that all the time. >> diane sawyer will be on the set of "good morning america" which starts at 7:00 to tell us more about the congresswoman and the astronaut and how together they're making progress towards recovery. you can see diane sawyer's complete interview with mark kellie on a special edition
of 20/20 tonight at 10:00 here at abc 7. >> fog the last couple nights and certainly this morning. >> things are improving as you said so we should get gradual sunlight? mike? >> should see it a couple hours quicker than yesterday. the thing about the fog this morning, east you're driving through it, you know the deer might get lost, wander on the highway. by the time you're able to see them it's too late. that was my big concern the last couple mornings. maybe could be yours, too. here's a look where the dense fog advisory is. includes all our valleys, including the bay shore until 11:00. not as widespread as yesterday morning but it is just as thick. so occasionally that fog will take visibility to near zero. thickest san jose half mile. quarter of a mile hayward, 8th of a mile sfo and also oakland. expect flight arrival delays sfo and half a mile. visibility almost unlimited
concord and livermore and also the coast. 57 half moon bay. look how much warmer we are today, anywhere from 5 to 10 degrees warmer with low to mid-60s in most neighborhoods. we'll hit the upper 60s around santa rosa and even 71 degrees in cloverdale. let's look at your 7-day forecast, a cold front will bring breezes that wipe away the fog. nothing like that tomorrow morning and high pressure returns and keeps us dry thursday through monday. here's frances. good morning. >> all right, mike. thick fog still across the san mateo bridge. our cameras pretty much socked in right now. so you can almost not make out those taillights heading westbound on the right. let me go to the map and show you, we've got the fog advisory for the san mateo bridge, the dumbarton bridge and north 101 at marsh. there's been an accident where a car spun out. may be difficult to see but they have been running occasionally a traffic break to slow people down. no other major problems
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>> 5:39. if muni is looking for a new slowing began, better late than never may fit the bill. a report presented to the san francisco municipal transportation authority today says just 72% of muni vehicles showed up on time in july, august and september of last year. it's down 3% from the start of 2010 and well below the 85% standard mandated by voters when they passed proposition e in 1999. >> some beach front homeowners in aththose fear storms might wipe them out. the properties are above rio del mar beach where stand builds up and changes course and cuts away the cliff. the solution isn't just as simple as digging out sand at the beach. lee glasser explains. >> we think it's probably about five years ago, yeah. new year's eve as a matter of fact. >> five years ago vivian lost 3 feet of backyard when water from
atos creek began eating away from the bluff her home sits on. she's lost 20 feet of beach front property due to the erosion in the past 20 years. each time there's a storm, the creek backs up and more of her yard is gone. >> it will underminus. that's exactly what it's doing. we don't know every year how much more it's going to undermine the sand and the rocks. >> the creek normally flows right into the pacific but on occasion winter storm pushes sand in the way and blocks the natural flow. water then forms a stream right in front of the bluff. you can see where the beach front property has been washed away leaving a 9 foot drop-off along the edge. >> normally it stays out further but this year it got right up against this rock wall. >> this homeowner says residents are trying to work with the state and county to get the sand removed but so far no luck. the california department of fish and games has also been quoted as saying dredging the
beach to open the flow could harm the habitat of endangered steelhead trout in the area. >> the residents are willing to pay for the protection, pay to have the creek opened up. we just want to work out a system so there is an ongoing permit so we don't have to go through this every couple years. >> the dry spell has helped the water recede but property owners fear the next big storm will wash more away from the already eroding bluff. >> just takes away all the sand and takes everything away and undermines them and comes underneath your house and you're gone. >> time now 5:42. there's no mortgage problem at j. p. morgan chase. we have the bloomberg business report coming up. >> china's president comes to the u.s. next the message silicon valley wants president obama to give him. >> and the house gets back to business today. number one on the republicans' to-do list, accepted democrats and the white house a clear
state. look at all the sunshine. big sur 67. you can see eureka 54. tulie fog will keep fresno one of the cooler spots in the state, 50. 62 chico. record high possible again today in tahoe, 54. warmer in southern california. 80 in l.a. and palm springs, 61 san diego. here's kristen and eric with more news. >> thank you, mike. it's 5:46. >> let's take a look at the stories we're following this morning. on the u.c. santa cruz campus, some classes have been cancelled today. some students are staying away and extra police have been brought in. all in response to graffiti scribbled that mentioned january 18th specifically. >> oakland police have four new shootings to investigate, one fatal. all took place on martin luther king day. it began at 4:00 in the afternoon when a man waiting for a bus at 80th avenue and international boulevard was shot and killed. before midnight three more
shootings in oakland wounded four people. all of them are expected to survive. >> federal investigators say supermarket security cameras captured the arizona shootings in detail as they happened. sources tell the l.a. times they matched reams of video evidence that clearly shows how the incident went down and say there's no doubt about who did the shooting. the very latest on these stories coming up at 6:00. >> the china president begins a four-day visit in the u.s. today. he begins this evening where president obama will host a private dinner meeting with the chinese leader. tomorrow president ho will be honored with a formal state dinner, something he did not receive during his visit with president bush in 2006. he's expected to bring a list of concerns bringing up protectionism to property violations. >> i think a round of subjects
among which will attract attention of the whole world. and this meeting, summit, will be beneficial both for america and the united states. >> the two leaders are expected to talk about nuclear proliferation and rising tensionsen on the korean peninsula. >> now congress is back to business. debate begins for the new republican house majority's move to repeal president obama's healthcare law. karen travis reports in washington. >> it feels like deja vu all over again, the healthcare plan signed into law last march. the house republican majority said voters sent them a mandate. >> we have to pull obama care out by the roots. >> more than half of the healthcare bill has already been put in place including popular items like allowing adult children to stay on their parents' insurance until they turn 26.
discount for seniors with prescription drugs and insurance coverage for those with preexisting conditions. republicans say the law is too costly and link it to the number one concern: job creation and the economy. the law is said to have no material impact on employment. if it slows the growth of healthcare cost, the bill could actually free up money for businesses to hire new employees. democrats think it's a golden opportunity. they want to sell the law to a still skeptical american public. the repeal is expected to pass the house but a largely symbolic vote. the healthcare bill is in no danger of going away entirely. karen traverse, abc news, washington. >> many college students carry duffel bags around campus but this might be the first one to hold 33 pounds of $1 bills. that's how sophomore nick ramos paid his $14,000 spring tuition
bill at the university of colorado. took two weeks for him to collect all those bills and an hour for school cashiers to count them. he didn't do this as a prank, he said he did it to protest the higher fees paid by out of state students. next year he'll do it in quarters. >> was there a cash discount i hope, right? 10% off. >> probably charge him 10% more for taking an hour to count the $1 bills. >> these days. >> did it under the cover of darkness. >> did you notice? >> yes, i noticed that. no body guard. all right. >> maybe he's on the track team. >> yeah. dark this morning. when the sun comes up, it's still going to be rather hazy from all the fog. >> good way to put it. the fog isn't as widespread and we do not have a spare the air day. we have better air quality out there. all that leads to is warmer temperatures this afternoon. good morning to you. welcome to tuesday. coming up on 5:51 and looking
southbound along the embarcadero which you can see, the bay bridge which you can see. gives you an idea how widespread the fog is scattered compared to yesterday. warmest half moon bay. look at that, 57 degrees. the rest of us mid to upper 40s. inland mid to upper 40s. monterey a little warmer at 53. so the fog because it fades faster, i think anywhere from 3 to 10 degrees warmer today than yesterday. out the fog tonight, cooler when you step outside tomorrow morning and a dry forecast with the warmest afternoon. looks like thursday and friday right now. compared to average, all of us warmer today to 4 redwood city, san francisco 5, san jose and oakland. 8 and 9 degrees warmer than average today. sunrise 7:23. it will set about 5:18. we'll start in the east bay where we'll see the biggest jump in temperatures today. we were all in the 50s yesterday. we should all be in the 60s from
antioch to brentwood. low to mid-60s along the east bay shore today. we'll have low to mid-60ss south bay. low to mid-60s on the peninsula. upper 50s to low 60s along the coast. as you look through the north bay, we're looking at temperatures that are running in the low to mid-60s here. santa rosa 67, though a little warmer cloverdale, 71. beaches the upper 50s. monterey bay, monterey and carmel in the low 60s. the rest of the bay and inland mid to upper 60s. tulie fog stays in the central valley. we'll have more of a northerly wind and that's why we'll see a clearer sky. notice the temperatures low 40s inland. mid-40s around the bay and out to the coast. high pressure still dominates our weather but it's going to be pushed to the west a little by this cold front. anyways what stirs the atmosphere tomorrow. takes away the fog. also introduces us to slightly
cooler weather with mid-50s inland and upper 50s to low 60s bay and coast. high pressure hangs around all the way through monday with dry weather and a lot of afternoon sunshine. have a great day. here's frances. >> back to our tuesday so seeing clouds develop on interstate 80 in berkeley but still no major trouble for your commute, other than the fog. north bay commuters also have a pretty clear and quiet ride southbound flowing well here towards 580 and the golden gate bridge. but on the peninsula, you'll still find some very thick fog, especially millbrae with this live camera shot for headlights moving northbound into san francisco. and very thick as well at the 280 and 17 interchange in san jose. although we can actually see a little more this time. those headlights are northbound 280. get traffic whenever you want by going to our website, abc7news.com.
it's under the bay area traffic link. eric, kristen? >> frances, thanks a lot. it's 5:53. >> aircraft maker boeing is reporting another delay in delivers of its 787 dreamliner aircraft. the first delivers were supposed to be next month. now it's being pushed back to july at the earliest. apple news steve jobs' health taking a bite. >> apple founder and chief exec steve jobs on medical leave again. his health has been deteriorating from battling a rare form of cancer and the effects of a liver transplant he had almost two years ago. filling in for the third time in seven years and apple shares under pressure in the early going. jaffrey says when jobs goes on leave, it's a great buying opportunity. investors this morning also looking at quarterly results from citigroup.
another mortgage problem at j. p. morgan chase. the bank admits it illegally overcharged thousands of military families with chase mortgages by not knocking down interest rates for active members of the military. a watch for a change in business climate. that's the message from president obama writing in a june op-ed today. the goal of getting rid of rules that stifle economic growth. ahead of the martin luther king holiday, record profit from banking giant j. p. morgan chase helping give stocks a boost. i'm jane king with the bloomberg business report. >> dozens of marin county mobile homeowners are reeling after they're told they need to get out. the owner sent the eviction letters after tenants were cited for minor violations during a routine inspection. one got an eviction warning for putting up christmas lights without a permit. they have seven days to fix the problems or get out. they contend they're being pushed out so the owner can charge a higher rent.
>> they remove the residents for the home and rent control ends and the new person who's placed in that home will pay three times the rent. >> a company spokesman told us by phone to preserve our legal rights we need to induce residents to fix the problem. >> in london a tour company has set up a new guided tour catering to those hoping to get as close as they can to the engaged royal couple prince william and kate middleton. promises to take fans through sections of the city with sites connected to the couple. the kate and william walk includes landmarks like st. james palace, the resident of prince william and prince harry and the official royal jeweler. >> it designed the coronation between the queen mother. the famous sapphire ring surrounded by 14 diamonds which is the ring you would have seen at the announcement of the royal
engagement. >> the two-hour tour a look at the westminster abby where prince william and kate will be married in front of 2,000 guests. what are you gonna wear? >> what am i going to wear? waiting for my invitation but i'm sure it will come. at 6:00, a unique benefit. the city helping employees pay for sex change operations. >> the viral video that could have lawmakers considering a new kind of ban on text messages. >> quiet walnut creek turns into the party place for the east bay at night. and that's causing some problems. we'll have the story on what the city council's looking