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take a look at the dry bay bridge. >> yep. >> yeah. that's what we're looking at right there. nothing is happening right now. but, it's going to move in rather shortly. in fact, it's at the north bay now. i tell you when it reaches the heart of the bay in a minute with live doppler7 radar. >> you have a couple of nice shots there. no delay at the bay bridge toll plaza. once again, no service for the alameda harbor bay ferry. we have an update on an accident in santa rosa. >> this morning, the man arrested in the beating of giants' fan bryan stow says he wasn't especially at the game. la police is expected to have a line-up today. i'm amy hollyfield live in san francisco where a massive search for a missing danville teenager has been
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launched. social media is playing a huge role in the volunteer effort. that is coming up. >> good morning. >> wednesday. we are halfway there. >> i'm eric thomas. >> i'm kristen sze. 50/50 morning. okay, most of us will enjoy the dry commute and others may see rain. >> don't count the odds. they keep changing. >> mark has the forecast. 50/50, 80/20? what do you got? >> i have live doppler7 h.d. showing rain. northwest corner of sonoma county. let's zoom down to show you the areas affected. fort ross, cloverdale. occidental. the rain will stay in the north bay.
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you can see the individual cells moving northeast. it will take until 3:00 to move through. it will weaken as it moves through. expect most rain in the north bay. i'll give you totals in a minute. frances has a look at traffic. >> this is the third day that service has been canceled for the alameda harbor ferry due to the damaged docks. take the alameda ferry or bart. north bay, we have better news. northbound 101 at todd road, earlier major injury accident has been cleared. we have lane configuration changes there. southbound to lombard and eastbound on the lombard, there may be lanes blocked at pierce due to a fatal pedestrian accident that happened overnight. >> thank you.
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defense attorney is trying to cast reasonable doubt on the case against his client accused in the brutal beating of giant fan bryan stow. the lawyer says he has witnesses to prove his client couldn't be involved. abc7's terry mcsweeney is live at san francisco general hospital. terry, we're hearing about the possible line-up today as well? >> reporter: that is absolutely true. 31-year-old giovanni ramirez is going to be in the line-up. his attorney says he has witnesses placing him somewhere far away from dodger stadium. the night that bryan stow was beaten. stow kept here at san francisco general in critical condition. look at the sketches of the person who may be responsible for the beating. giovanni ramirez was arrested sunday in the beating of bryan stow in the parking lot of dodger stadium following the season opener. the prosecutors met with the l.a. police department to review the case and decided
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they didn't have enough to charge ramirez. ramirez's attorney says there are a number of witnesses who say he was elsewhere. also with stow in critical condition, his family filed suit against the dodgers claiming the financially strapped team was skimping on security the night of the attack. the security expert talked about it. >> the verbal altercation or physical altercation could be 30 seconds to a minute. it's how quickly the response occurs from law enforcement and security. >> so the stow family is suing the dodgers. the dodgers say they will vigorously defend themselveses in court. they say if they do win in court, they are going to take the money they get and reimburse everyone who contributed to the relief fund. everyone that is, except for barry bonds. he has put up money for a college scholarship for the stow children. he doesn't want his money back. live this san francisco general, terry mcsweeney, abc7 news. >> terry, thanks a lot. 5:04. an intense search will resume this morning near the golden gate bridge for 15-year-old danville girl
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whose disappearance sparked a huge facebook effort to find the at-risk teen. abc7's amy hollyfield is live at crissy field with the latest. amy? >> reporter: they believe that she took public transportation to the golden gate bridge. so this has been the focus of their search. 15-year-old allison bayliss was last seen monday at the high school where she is a sophomore. her bicycle was found in the parking lot near the bridge at 4:45 yesterday morning. a massive search launched in the area. family friend says that alliy was feeling icelated and upset -- isolated and upset before she disappeared. her danville community has been determined to find her. turned out in huge numbers. word spread through social media. >> i heard she was missing, an i logged to facebook and invited 500 of my friends. >> her facebook page dedicated to the search has
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had more than 8,000 visits. source says that her facebook page also has clues on it. that police are using that to help them in the investigation. a source says she posted an update to her page that leads police to believe she may have been intended to take her own life. live in san francisco, amy hollyfield, abc7 news. >> thank you. 13 people died in three states after dozens of tornadoes touched down in kansas, oklahoma, and arkansas overnight. outside oklahoma city, homes were turned to rubble while others next door stood untouched. violent thunderstorms and high winds pounded kansas and texas causing evacuation of upper deck of rangers game. this came after tornado ripped through joplin, missouri, and killed 122 people. one survivor is looking for his wife who was lying next
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to him when the twister struck. >> i heard her scream. then it collapsed on us. that was the end of it. >> the search continues for 1500 people still missing in missouri. back here, alameda county judge will hear further arguments whether or not to issue preliminary injunction against controversial memorial to the jonestown massacre. the plaques containing the names of those who died at jonestown will be installed at the cemetery. but a pastor who lost 27 relatives in the incident filed suit to block the further construction and take jim jones' name off the memorial. jones founded the people's temple in san francisco. then moved it to guyana where he forced hundreds of followers to commit suicide. the san jose city council is putting off
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decision whether to declare fiscal emergency until next month. they are facing $115 million budget deficit, half of which will cover pension for city workers. the city council voted to explore several options to ease pension cost, including reduction in future benefit and gradual increase in retirement age. union leaders say the city proposals are illegal. they tried to fly in a state senator known for the fiery pro-labor rhetoric. >> if the mayor and city council don't do the right thing, recall every one of them. >> people are losing their job and services are reduced. >> remember in wisconsin, lawmakers voted to withdraw many collective bargaining rights for public workers. if the counsel declares a face -- council declares a fiscal state of emergency, san jose pension proposal will be on the november ballot. governor brown says state of the cal state may rely on
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whether they extend the temporary tax increases. they face $500 million in budget cuts and could lose $500 million unless they vote to continue the state sales tax, income tax and vehicle licensing fee. cal state university system is considering drastic contingency plan including trimming staff and cutting enrollment. the sharks will have to wait at least another year to win the stanley cup. they were eliminated from the playoffs last night in vancouver. the sharks had 2-1 lead and they were just 15 seconds away from sending the series back to san jose for game six, but the canucks ryan kessler redirects it past the goalie to force overtime. in the second overtime period, fluke goal by vancouver after a crazy bounce decides the game. the sharks lose the series 3-1. losing the western conference finals for a second straight year. if you get beat on a shot
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like that, it wasn't your year. >> no, you think all summer what could have been. >> work harder and come back. >> talk about the rain coming in now. >> let's both show what is going on. radar, satellite and definite blob of wet weather coming our way. it's very light. fall forth and sierra. form of snow above 5,500 feet. dry everywhere, except for right now in northern sonoma county. talk about the winds. calm right now but they will pick up in the afternoon hours. we get up to 10 to 20 miles per hour with the frontal passage. the temperatures are warmer this morning. cooler this afternoon. low to mid-60s in the bay shore. mid-to-upper 50 as i long the coast. by 4:00 in the afternoon, you notice how the bulk of
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the rain is over. light lingering showers. the accuweather seven-day forecast, chance of showers possible thursday and friday. isolated and light showers. when they pass, they open us up to light showers. and then they will pass and cooler than average temperatures. >> the earlier trouble in santa rosa is gone. take you around the bay area to start off with interstate 80 in berkeley. headlights are westbound. right now, a quick 18-minute ride from carquinez to the maze. where there are no delays at the bay bridge toll plaza. the peninsula commute, no trouble on 101 for headlights moving northbound past s.f.o. to san francisco. also, a good ride along 280 as well. check out san mateo bridge. this was a mess because of yesterday's commute because of an accident. but it's flowing well out of
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hayward to foster city. and now head to south bay. you can see it looks great here for the northbound 280 and highway 17 coming out of the santa cruz mountains. eric, kristen? >> thank you. 5:12 now. >> it's happened again. the new security breach sony is warning some of the customers about this morning. >> professional dog-walkers face a crackdown in san francisco. next, why some people say it's about time. >> plus, the bay area game maker ready to be the next social networking darling on wall street. >> hunk on a mission. bay area firefighter strikes a pose for a good cause. eñeñeñeñ
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>> closed captioning brought to you by mancini sleepworld. 5:15. welcome back. commercial dog walkers in san francisco would be regulated and required to pay a fee to use city park. the san francisco examiner reports commercial dog walkers would be required to register with the recreation and parks department. undergo training and be limited to the number of dogs they can walk at a time. he says there should be rules with other parking needs are expected. the ro pose sal has -- proposal has drawn support from animal control. >> there is a new business plan to help the mexican heritage partner. the media partner reports that the supporters say the
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plan would help the plaza pay for itself. they decided last year they should rely on classes, rentals, exhibit and performances. but it would depend on donations from corporations, foundation and individuals. the city would pitch in more than $1.5 million over the next three years. sony has another data breach to handle. the electronics giant says hackers broke in a server and stole names, e-mail and encrypted passwords from about 2,000 people. credit card numbers were not included this time. the victims are all customers of sony erickson joint cellphone venture accounts in canada. others were hacked last month. online game-maker zenga could be the next big-time tech company to go public. the san francisco company could file initial public offering papers with the
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security and exchange commission by next week. according to the blog all things digital. representatives for zengha are not commenting as you might imagine. they're behind the farm bill and mafia war game. it says it has 250 million users who play their games on facebook. san francisco firefighter is one of only a dozen chosen for a calendar featuring his colleagues nationwide. how did you get out of reading this story? kevin coon poses, or posed for photographs yesterday at landmark location citywide including alamo square. the bravest calendar will go on sale in august. the money raised will go to local charities including the san francisco firefighters toy drive. nowhere in the script does it mention anything about his shirt off. yet, that's all we seem to see. >> why are you dragging this out? to give me more admiring time? thank you, eric. appreciate that. >> no problem. >> it might be cold outside but -- >> you want me to read it again? >> that would be great. no time for that.
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we have a lot of rain to talk about. >> we do. this is a little rain. cause problems, potentially in the forecast. 5:18. even this rain won't be heavy enough what we saw. [ laughter ] >> trying to figure out a way to say something. it had to say something. >> let's ramp up the radar to show what is going on. northwest corner of sonoma county. cobb, hillsburg, occidental, north of the bay. cloverdale and they're seeing light rain now. it should move in to santa rosa and rona park in the next 40 minutes or so. it will be light but it will cause enough moisture to reach the ground. it could cause slick streets. keep an eye on that. frances will be, let us know if anything develops from that wet weather. all right. as far as the temperatures,
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we're in the upper 40s to low 50s everywhere. los gatos at 46. around the monterey bay and inland, we have the mid-40s. upper 40s. even watsonville is warmer at 51 degrees. we have light rain. then it will change over to showers in the afternoon/evening hours. all of us are going to cool. not all of us are going to see measurable rain. scattered showers thursday and friday. not a big deal. breezy, cool and dry. that is the holiday weekend forecast. all right. for today. down in south bay, start in mid-to-upper 60s. san jose is 66. your average high is 76. low to mid-60s on the peninsula today. with mid-50s along the coast. upper 50s to near 60 downtown, south san francisco and saucelito. mid-50s at your beaches in the north bay. with low to mid-60s in your valleys. notice, a lot of the areas are clearing out by the time this is like the 3:00 to 4:00 forecast. low to mid-60s in the east bay shore. mid-to-upper 60s in east bay valley.
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nowhere -- morgan hill. 7:15 tonight first pitch, giants take on marlins. 58 to 55 degrees. look at what is going on. the cold front, you can see it bearing down on the bay area. two low. one to north and one low behind the front. notice rain falling apart. moving through the south bay at 3:00. the second low comes in. see scattered showers in the evening forecast. once the sun sets and we head toward tomorrow morning, gone. tenth of quarter of an inch possible. rest of us has less than tenth of an inch of rain today. temperatures, well below average. mid-to-upper 50s at the coast. mid-to-upper 60s around the bay. low to mid-70s inland. >> good morning. police activity now in san francisco that may be blocking part of the connector ramp on south 101 to 280. we will keep an eye on this to let you know if it causes slowing.
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you make your way to the golden gate bridge. only one lane open right now. there is bridge crews throughout blocking the lane. traffic is flowing well. also, the alameda harbor or bay ferry canceled service again for the third day in a row. consider bart or the alameda oakland ferry as an alternate. due to the damaged dock from the wind over the weekend. bay bridge toll plaza, delay free. a nice ride for the north bay commuters on 101 in san rafael. get the traffic when you want by going to the website, you'll find it under the bay area traffic link. >> thank you very much. 5:21. >> next on abc7 news, east bay man loses his bike. cancer patient may pay the price. find out what you can do to stop it from happening. >> also, the vegan honor for the home of the san francisco giants. >> the ingredient inside the leggings that claims to help you burn off fat.
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welcome back. 5:24. castro valley man who had his bike stolen outside his home is trying to guilt the thief to giving it back. he posted a sign in his yard to remind the crook about karma. not just any bike. he was using it in a cancer fund-raising ride. >> trying to guilt him to leave the bike back here. i just want the bike back. >> he hopes to participate in the livestrong ride. he is raising money on behalf of his 24-year-old friend battling testicular cancer. if you would like to help him get another bike there is a link on our website look under see it on tv. >> fans at the giants game will be happy to know at&t park has been named the most vegetarian friendly ballpark of 2011. philadelphia citizens bank
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park held the top spot for four straight years but it has slipped to second on the peta annual list. at&t offers wide variety of vegetarian food, meatless burrito, veggie dogs, veggie burgers. some clothes are designed to make you look thinner. makers of a pair of leggings says theirs will make you lose weight. lights line the panties with shae butter and cafe. it increases people's metabolism to lead to weight loss. dietary experts say they're not convinced because the amount of caffeine would have to be massive. according to the federal regulation, they don't to prove that the weight loss patches are absorbed to the body. how much do you pay for these? $70! >> swim in coffee beans. >> just rub coffee on your thighs and call it a day.
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5:26 now. well, next at 5:30 -- the high-tech eye that pg&e is using to fill in the blanks of the missing record today. >> he says he wasn't there. new claim of innocence from the suspect arrested in the beating of a giants fan bryan stow. and new twisters continue to sweep through the midwest and south. i'm john hendren. i have more on that coming up. >> check out the temperatures in seattle and portland. mid-to-upper 50s. then chicago, st. louis, 69, 81, boston and new york. 66, 81. get an idea where the severe weather will be today. the whole area in yellow. expect delays there. delays at the chicago o'hare airport. use the flight tracker at
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this is a live look at sutro tower this morning at the clouds increasing across the bay. i'm tracking light rain in the north bay with live doppler7 h.d. show you where it is and how it will move across the bay today. >> well, with the roads still dry, we're not seeing any major accidents. >> we hope it stays that way. live shot of the bay bridge toll plaza, delay-free right now. >> i'm amy hollyfield live in san francisco where the volunteers are hopeful that they will find 15-year-old danville girl who disappeared on monday. >> also, los angeles police today will ask witnesses to try to identify the suspect in the beating of giants' fan bryan stow. the man under arrest says he wasn't at the game. >> more tornadoes rip apart homes and businesses in the midwest. tiny town in arkansas was the latest target of twisters. but they have been pounded repeatedly in the midwest and south with tornado and bad weather. 5:30 on wednesday. i'm eric thomas.
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>> i'm kristen sze. for us, unusual as well. damp and cool. north bay should be getting a taste. rain moving through the bay area. >> it will cover the rest of us but when will that be? >> we'll start with what is happening now and then what will happen across the bay. to bodega bay northward the radar returns are showing up in the northwest corner of sonoma county. you can see that marin county coast is starting to get wet also. as this entire system is slowly sinking down to the southeast. the heaviest rain right now. here you go over the last three hours. watch the cell to the northeast. north bay is wet through 7:00, 8:00. rest of us from 8:00 to 2:00. it will get rather light when it gets here. frances, what is going on outside? >> you may be used to this by now. but the alameda harbor bay ferry service canceled for third day due to the damaged dock that happened over the weekend.
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so the alameda oakland ferry is running. it could be an alternate. or consider bart which is reporting no delays. take a look at the map heading to san francisco. there was an early morning fatal pedestrian accident eastbound at lombard and pierce. you might find lane blocked. southbound 101, the lanes may be blocked as well. traffic is light enough to get by. kristen? >> thanks. 5:32. dozens of deadly tornadoes touched down overnight in three states. at least 13 people were killed in oklahoma, kansas and arkansas. the latest storms hit days after massive tornado tore up joplin, missouri, killing 122 people. and the search for the missing continues today. abc's john hendren has the latest. >> reporter: the new spate of twisters swept in, ravaging the landscape outside oklahoma city, killing nearly a dozen. >> this was a large tornado that come through here. >> in chicesay, some homes
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were turned to rubble. as others were nearly untouched. >> the house here, we had a three-car garage. two-story, garage apartment. silo, another house. my wife's car, new car was in the garage. it's in the tree. >> the storm system continued to form twisters taking the lives of at least two people in the tiny town of denning, arkansas. violent thunderstorms and high winds pounded rural kansas and texas, evacuating the upper deck at a rangers game. in joplin, moss, it was another somber day, as the residents continued to pull survivors from the rubble. at least 122 people were killed there in the deadliest twister in the u.s. in more than 60 years. >> seeing this right now, i'm in shock. i have can't even -- it doesn't even look the same. >> search continues for 1,500 still missing. steven campbell looking for his wife tammy who was lying next to him when the tornado hit. >> i heard her scream. that's when it collapsed on
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us. >> rescue workers are still looking for survivors. before turning the rescue mission to recovery mission. john hendren, abc news. at daybreak, searchers will fan out near the golden gate bridge looking for missing danville teenager who may be at risk. abc7's amy hollyfield is live at crissy field. that is where the girl's bike was found, not far from where you are, amy. >> they have had helicopters out here. and the volunteers, but today they will span out in the city in case she came here. then decided to walk in the city and visit museums. they are going to target those areas and hand out fliers today. the response to the disappearance of 15-year-old allison bayliss has been huge. the danville community has really turned out for this girl. someone found the bike yesterday morning 4:45 near the golden gate bridge. this is exactly where they thought she was headed. >> we looked through her
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computer at home and we found directions to bart and dublin and from the embarcadero to the golden gate bridge. >> most people heard about search effort from the find alliy bayliss facebook page, which has had 11,000 hits. she was last seen monday morning. sophomore in high school. a family friend said she had been feeling upset and isolated. officials say community members who want to help, the best thing they can do is get the word out, keep spreading the message through social media. there the community so people will know -- through the community so people know to look for the girl. tonight there will be a vigil in danville at the danville congregational church at 7:00. live in san francisco, amy hollyfield, abc7 news. >> thanks. today, the man suspected of beating bryan stow, the giants' fan attacked on opening day at the parking lot at dodger stadium will stand before a police line-up. yesterday, prosecutors met with l.a. police detectives
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to review the case and decided they didn't have enough to charge 31-year-old giovanni ramirez. the suspect's attorney says there are a number of witnesses who can testify that the suspect was nowhere near dodger stadium on march 31. also yesterday, stow's family filed a lawsuit against the dodgers claiming the team skimped on security on the night of the attack. >> the lapd went in there. what is the first thing they did? they now have all the officers going to the games, off-duty officers. if security was hunky dorey, what were they doing that for? >> the stow family says if they win the suit they want to reimburse everyone who contributed to the relief fund except barry bonds who gave college scholarships to both of stow's children. this morning, protesters are expected to be at chevron headquarters in san ramon where the giant oil company is holding the annual stockholder meeting. on monday, 7 environmental protesters were arrested after they repelled down the
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bridge to unif i recall the 50-foot flag. the demonstrators want them to clean up waste left behind by oil drilling in the amazon in south america. this morning's meeting is the first since it was found guilty by court in equador of the massive oil contamination in the amazon. if you smell natural gas in mountain view it's likely from a section of pipeline that pg&e is venting from the tests it began this month. residents have been notified about the testing and service will not be interrupted. 450e7btime, pi -- meantime, they are looking into secti section. three miles of line 132 in south san francisco are inspected. it's the first time anyone has looked inside this pipe since it was installed. in 1948. pg&e is looking for problems with welds. federal investigators believe multiple faulty welds were a factor in the pipeline explosion that killed eight people and destroyed 38 homes.
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time now is 5:37. we've been talking about light rain in the bay area this morning. can't decide looking at the bay bridge deck if it looks damp. first, i thought it looked dry. not so sure. >> hard to tell. check in with mike for a look at the forecast. maybe he and frances can find out. >> well, the radar doesn't show anything. but i have been looking at the clouds on the tower cam. they are diffuse at the bottom so i think some of the cloud deck, wider, brighter cloud deck may dropped a little bit in the way of the sprinkles. that is maybe what you are seeing on the bay bridge. as far as the radar, you can see the bulk of the moisture to the north. in the north bay. that is where it will stay for most of the commute. pretty quiet outside. winds run from calm to no wind, all the way to 15 miles per hour. fairfield. they will pick up a little bit this afternoon with the frontal passage. at 8:00, rain moving to san francisco and along the coast. temperatures in the upper 40s to low 50s. by noon, rain is moving through the heart of the bay and starting to move in the
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south bay. temperatures will hold in the mid-to-upper 50s. notice the radar returns become few and far between. they dissipate quickly after the noon hour after they escape the south bay by 3:00 to 4:00. we will see breaks in the clouds. temperatures in the low to mid-50s by 4:00. the accuweather seven-day forecast -- slight chance of scattered showers thursday and friday. breezy and cooler than average through the holiday weekend. >> there might be roadwork heading to the bridge bridge making your way to southbound 101. near the north end of the tower. earlier this morning, only one lane was open. traffic is still wasn't badly backed up coming out of saucelito heading toward san francisco. elsewhere, really no accidents out there. so here is a live shot of interstate 80 where the headlights move westbound. nice, pretty good quiet ride all the way out of vallejo and even out of fairfield this morning. eric, kristen? >> all right, frances. thank you. 5:39.
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welcome back. 5:42. solano county detectives are turning to surveillance video to help them solve a double murder. the sheriff department released this video of two men who they consider person of interest. taken inside an oakland restaurant on the night of a murder two weeks ago. an hour after the video was taken. the two men they were with were found shot near vallejo. the man in the white shirt has a mole or tattoo near his right eye. this morning, it now appears a 300-year-old valley oak tree nicknamed "granny" will not be chopped down. the "chronicle" reports the san francisco public utility commission is holding meetings to see if tunnelling under the tree is an option. tunnelling could cost extra $500,000. last week, the neighborhood activists rallied around the tree in menlo park, after learning it would be cut down to make way for a new water pipeline as part of the hetch hetchy system upgrade. >> watch out, hiking in marin county. park officials are warning of an explosion of
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rattlesnakes in open space areas and state parks. the county park chief says crews building the 680 trail near tera linda have seen many rattlers recently brought out by warm weather and a jump in the population of their prey. rodents. officials say the snakes like tall grass, rock and woodpiles. so be careful hiking in the woods from novato to mount tam. 5:44. what will she do? still ahead, a sneak peek at what viewers can expect from oprah's final show today. >> also, the surprising source who may have outed arnold schwarzenegger's secret love child. >> bay area researchers make a connection between walking and the chances of surviving a potentially deadly disease in men.
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welcome back. active north of interstate 80 this morning, where the bulk of the moisture will stay. shower and higher elevation. the snow will fall today. eureka 56. tahoe 52. low to mid-60s for chico and big sur. where it doesn't rain, fresno in 78. palm springs, 93. if you are heading to tahoe, watch out for snow above 5,500 feet from 11:00 this morning until 6:00 this morning. winter weather advisory from 7 to 10 inches of new snow. eric? >> mike, thank you very much. 5:47 now. former presidential candidate john edwards could soon find himself under
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federal prosecution, stemming from an affair with his campaign videographer. abc news is reporting the department of justice okayed a prosecution based on campaign finance law violations. prosecutors have been trying to determine whether campaign donations were illegally funneled to his mistress, hunter. the north carolina democrat fathered a daughter with hunter, a campaign employee, before the 2008 presidential campaign. two astronauts are spacewalking again this morning outside the international space station. this is the third spacewalk of the shuttle "endeavor" final voyage. this time, astronauts drew feustel and mike fincke are working outside the complex. installing cable to provide more power to the russian side of the space station. they will hook up an attachment for the space station robotic arm. one more space walk is planned. the shuttle crew is set to return to earth on june 1. >> for endeavor, this is the final frontier and space travel for them. good luck to the crew.
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5:48. for us, we've got rain moving in the north bay. still looks like it hasn't arrived at the bay bridge yet. >> probably just a few sprinkles. speaking of the weather, if it clears out may 27 and may 29, we can see them go overhead. the space shuttle at the international space station. i'll try to get times on that. i know it's those days but i haven't figured out what time. >> 200 miles above. >> yeah. >> cool. >> it's cool. >> they're lit up pretty good. >> yeah. it's neat. yeah. move on to the rain. that is the big story weather wise this morning. good morning. 5:49. we are looking at the increase in clouds as we look to the east from sutro tower. let's zoom in on the live doppler 7 h.d. to the north bay. you can see from clear lake, st. helena, getting close to you. windsor. heelsburg to bodega bay. we have the best radar return. in the last three hours we continue a trend of seeing the showers move southwest to northeast. the entire line move east to
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a little bit south of these. that's why the bulk of the rain will stay in the north bay through most of the commute. by 8:00, some of the rain will move down toward the bay bridge. all right, our temperatures, all of us in the upper 40s to low 50s. except for los gatos at 46 degrees. we have watsonville at 51. the rest of the monterey bay, inland, to mid-to-upper 40s. light rain with the cold front once it passes, the scattered showers are possible in the afternoon due to this cool weather. all right, scattered showers are possible thursday night and friday. once those pass, breezy and cool and dry for the holiday weekend. this afternoon, break in the clouds. most of the rain is gone from the forecast because it's for 3:00 to 4:00 in the afternoon. low to mid-60s on the east bay shore. mid-to-upper 60s in the south bay. low to mid-60s along the peninsula. mid-to-upper 50s along the coast. near 60 in downtown
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saucelito and san francisco. low to mid-60s around the monterey bay. a chance of shower is possible for tonight's game but don't worry about it. go have fun. marlins in town. 7:15 is the first pitch. temperature 58 dropping to 55. cold front, energy to north. this low will come in behind it. the cold front brings us rain. you see moving in the heart of the bay. and through the south bay between noon and 3:00. by 5:00 on, during the latter part of the evening hours you can see a few scattered showers developing, but they're gone by tomorrow. tenth to a quarter of an inch is possible. rest of us is less than a tenth of an inch. may not get anything measurable in santa clara valley. temperatures remain cooler than average through the accuweather seven-day forecast. from 50s at the beaches to low 70s to mid-70s inland. frances? >> mike, if you are taking mass transit, you want to avoid alameda harbor bay ferry.
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again, there is service today due to damage, the damaged dock that happened over the weekend. other mass transit with no delay. a nice commute around the bay area. if you head to the bay bridge toll plaza, it looks light. still no metering lights light. a nice ride through contra costa county. 680 in walnut creek. southbound traffic on the right toward 24. no delays through valley to sunol grade. to san jose. show you north 101 underneath 880. get the latest traffic conditions when you want by going to under the bay area traffic link. kristen? >> thanks a lot. >> today's finale of the oprah show will air with the talk show queen appearing alone telling the viewers what they meant to her in the last 25 years. this morning, "good morning america" has exclusive interview with oprah reflecting on her 25-year
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run. the audience members who attend the final show taping says winfrey had tears in her eyes as she said a final thank you. oprah said in the beginning people thought she was crazy to have a show in chicago and said she would never be phil donahue. >> we wanted a show to let people know they were not alone and tell the stories of people like ourselves. so that i could see my story in you. i could feel your struggles and my own through you. >> you can see more with oprah on "g.m.a." after the newscast and watch the oprah finale right here on abc7 for the last time at 4:00. broadcast debut of the new 4:00 p.m. show begins tomorrow with carolyn johnson and larry beil. 5:53 now. get ready to pay more to eat less. food prices on the ride again. >> jane king has the bloomberg business report. >> good morning.
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zengha hoping to farm cash from investors and telling us the maker of farm bill and facebook game may file public last month. farm bill alone has more than 45 million active monthly users now. meantime, you may wish you could eat the virtual food you can grow on farm bill when you see how high the grocery bills are going. economist at iowa state says prices will grow 4% because of the rising demand and crop damage. smucker's with another price hike on folgers. toy prices will go up as well. good news for taxpayers. treasury selling the aig shares at $29 each, above the price the government needs to get its money back after the huge bail-out of the insurer in the crisis. a lower close yesterday in spite of the good news on the housing market, we have a dismal report on manufacturering from the fed. that put a damper on things. where would you rather go with the newlywed? beach or big city?
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the continental u.s. beat out caribbean as destination of choice with growing number of honeymooners heading to las vegas, san francisco, and disney world instead. i'm jane king with the bloomberg business report. . there are reports that a source close to home leaked the information that led to stories about arnold schwarzenegger's love child. website tmz says schwarzenegger's estranged wife maria shriver was the source of the information that the former california governor fathered a child with a family housekeeper. another website radar online says shriver hired a private detective to find out if schwarzenegger has any more kids born out of wedlock. today, a free-fingerprint your child event is held in presidio as part of the national missing children's day. law enforcement officers will be at the walt disney family museum to take the finger prints and put them on cards to be given to parents to keep. in addition, light touch
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will make free photo identification cards for kids. officials say in the event of an amber alert law enforcement officials can get information from the cards to agencies across the state within 15 minutes. after child is reported missing. for more information, go to our website click on see it on tv. >> taking brisk walks can benefit prostate cancer patients according to a new study by researchers at ucsf. taking brisk walk on regular basis can lower the risk for disease progression as well as well as decrease chances of dieing from the disease. brisk walking is 3 miles per hour or faster. the study's author says men who walk briskly for three hours a week have the greatest benefit. vort in the june 1 issue of "cancer research." . just ahead on abc7 news at 6:00 -- they said it was closed to save money. now it appears it will cost more to shutter one east bay school than it would to keep it running.
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find out why there is no plan to rethink the closure. >> danville girl is still missing. despite a massive effort to look for her around the golden gate bridge. even though this is where they think she was headed. they will be looking elsewhere today as well. update coming up.
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