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good thursday morning. 5:01. i'm eric thomas. and i'm kristen sze. breaking news in richmond. police searching for a us is expect after an early morning shooting near south 7th and virginia streets overnight. the victim was found inside a car and ultimately rushed to the hospital by helicopter. police are saying his injuries are very serious. his exact condition is not known no word on any suspect description. >> hours from now the 49ers will take their biggest step towards moving to santa clara. the team will break ground this afternoon for its new stadium. terry mcsweeney is live in santa clara with the preview. i guess we can say they are in the red zone now. >> reporter: you can say that. they will tell you they are in the end zone. they are going to be breaking ground today at 5:00 this afternoon. after all the talk over all
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the years, today's the day they are going to be breaking ground for the new stadium for the san francisco 49ers. it is good-bye to san francisco. look at the animation we have of what the finished stadium is going to look like from the 50 yard line or so supposed to be opening in the 2014 season, just two years from now. hello to a 68,500 seat state-of-the-art stadium with a price tag of 1.2 billion dollars. right next to great america. amazing. not exactly good news for some of the season ticket holders who have been watching the 49ers some are upset the tickets they've held for so long are going up in price. doubling in price per seat. plus, tens of thousands for a seat license. a spokesman says hold on just a second we've only put a price tag on 13% of the seats
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that we have at this new stadium. the final pricing in june. the stadium is two years away. there are still some who want to stop this stadium. they are thinking about another round in court. all that is going to take a back burner today. team officials and city officials are going to be out here for the groundbreaking as they break ground on this magnificent stadium. it is not going to be just for pro football, college football, other events, concerts and it is expand so it could accommodate some -- it is expandable, so it could ay, a super bowl. suspended sheriff ross mirkarimi goes back to court this morning to fight for his job. he speak in detail on the argument that led him to bruise his wife's arm. amy hollyfield is live at superior court. >> reporter: ross mirkarimi says he wishes now that he had spoken out sooner so he would
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have better control over the story. he is getting his story out now. yesterday he appeared on the news program, radio show forum and explained how he bruised his wife's arm. he said they had been fighting on the way to lunch. he said she was screaming and trying to get their son out of the car seat, who was very upset by it all. mirkarimi says, he reached over, put his hand underneath her arm to tried to guide her back to her seat and escalate things, that's when the bruise happen. >> i parked our car. i had already vented what i had to say. so it was off my chest. i acted inappropriately. i swore at my wife, in front of my son. >> reporter: he's fight get the story out to the public. he's also going to be fighting in court. he has two tactics. today he goes after the city attorney he found a
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technically to fight over whether the city attorney can stay on the case. tomorrow, he will ask the judge to overturn his suspension. he was suspended as sheriff last month when he pleaded guilty to a domestic violence-related charge. if he loses these two cases, then the case will go before the ethics commission on monday amy hollyfield, abc7 news. 50 students at berkeley high put their computer skills to use and they are paying for it accused of hacking into the school's system change attendance records. katie marzullo is live with details. this sounds like something out of ferris bueller. >> reporter: right but more high-tech these days. berkeley high school officials say they've changed passwords and closed loopholes in their attendance system, but not before the dozens of students hacked into that system. administrators say students were changing attendance records dating back to
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december using home and school computers sometimes even during class. in some days they were deleting absences and tardies interest their own records in other scenarios making money off fellow students. >> they were selling access passwords to students. >> i've heard that someone has hacked into the system and changed attendance. >> if you have enough absences it will drop your grid, three unexcused absences or something like that will cause your grade to drop. >> reporter: that last student is speaking to motive, other reasons besides grades that are being kicked around campus is athletes wanted to stay eligible to play and students in general not wanting parents to find out they were skipping school. suspensions for the 50 students will last one to five days, expulsion can last up to one year. katie marzullo, abc7 news. 5:06. oakland police investigating the fatal shooting of a 24-year-old man
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while he was pushing his 1-year-old son in a toy car yesterday afternoon at 3:15 in east oakland at fenham and 66th avenue not far from the coliseum. police say tyrell smith had been walking down the street when the suspect got out of a car and shot him before driving off. a neighbor quickly scooped up his infant son kyrell and carried him to safety. for the first time since a deadly shooting spree three weeks ago, classes at oikos university will resume monday most classes will be held in the same building where police say former nursing student one goh who was 43, killed six former classmates and a receptionist april 2nd. several students have said they would not return to the campus and only willing to complete their degrees if classes are held at another location. the director of the school raised concerns about whether the university can survive long term. this morning two dozen
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face charges following a rowdy labor protest in san francisco. ♪ ♪ ♪ >> yesterday several hundred gathered at city hall to protest pending pay hikes for some top city officials. the rally lead to a march down market street that blocked traffic at the start of the evening commute. 23 were cited and released after refusing to stop walking a crosswalk. the union that represents 13,000 city workers organized the protest. union workers want the mayor, d.a., city attorney and public defender to forego pay hikes scheduled for july. marijuana legalization supporters planning major demonstration tomorrow. protesting the recent federal raid on oakland's oaksterdam university.
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supporters are being told the downtown location is closing temporarily as those who run it look for a smaller university. the -- smaller location. this is the day that it begins. early taste of summer, right? >> indeed, warmer temperatures in store for the rest of us and us too. mike is here with the forecast. microclimates change from the morning to afternoon, summer-like forecast from now through at least sunday. good morning. live doppler quiet this morning. mostly cloudy, those are mid and high level clouds then nothing is go to fall from those that will reach the ground. sfo 16 miles per hour out of the west, 13 out of the west at napa, west wind fairfield at 13 everybody else around 7 or down to calm like in oakland, novato and santa rosa. visibility unlimited except out at the coast lower clouds, half moon bay half mile or
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five mile visibility now. you can see high clouds from yesterday in the storm that moved north and took the rain into oregon that's where going to stay today i think a few high clouds mixing with our sun not as thick as it was yesterday low 60s along the coast upper 50s usual spots pacifica and bodega bay upper 60s san francisco and richmond low to mid 70s throughout the bay shore into the north bay valleys south bay and east bay, upper 70s to near 80°. today is our first crack at 80 inland and we'll have a couple more days, friday, saturday, sunday and monday before the 70s return. 80 around the bay, friday and saturday we never make it warmer than upper 60s at the coast good morning. couple minor problems this morning nothing to slow you down or block lanes. live shot san mateo bridge good ride across the span,
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high wind advisory sign is on. also, south bay headlights northbound 280 highway 17 out of the santa cruz mountains stall reported 17 at idyllwild they haven't given the direction yet hopefully that will clear quickly. bay bridge toll delay-free. north bay 101 in san rafael looking good. when there are traffic troubles you can stay on top of it by going to waze. you can download our free traffic app. 5:11. for all of us drivers out there, there are signs we may get a little relief at the gas pumps. money report is next. easing the struggling to get by. the push in sacramento to give people earning minimum wage annual raises. >> i know i'm going to have your attention for this the word "free" comes up, bart giving away free tickets what
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you need to do to snag them.
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good news for drivers, gasoline futures falling which means prices at the pump could be lower too. average retail price has been falling for the past two weeks. american airlines wants to get rid of 1200 nonunion jobs about a fifth of its nonunion workers which includes
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passenger and cargo agents as well as skycaps. the airline plans to make the cuts in the next two to four months. the bidding for in baseball card over a million dollars. the online auction closes tonight for what considered to cards. have a great day, i'm rob nelson. good morning. 5:15. new wave of ipo's rolling out this week. today shares of san francisco-based flunk will be trading nasdaq aiming to raise 238 million dollars it helps clients like facebook and wal-mart two -- tomorrow two more companies -- [ unintelligible ] this morning the state attorney general's office is rejecting a controversial
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two-tiered college pricing plan. san mateo in los angeles proposed high demand classes worth three times the normal price trying to make the classes more available the plan was cancelled after student protesters were pepper sprayed at a board meeting. a spokesperson for the attorney general's office says the pricing plan is illegal under the state's education code. this morning mixed reaction to a minimum wage proposal considered by the california assembly. it would require the state to adjust the minimum wage every year, based on inflation and once increased cannot be decreased. the labor committee approved the bill yesterday. supports say it woulda.3ñ addrs the widening income gap which analysts say is the highest the state has seen in 30 years. opponents say it is a job killer. >> we are talking about tax breaks and helping out businesses let's balance that out thinking about what plan do we have for working families? >> labor is the biggest expense we have. if you don't have predictability in that, you
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either are going to go out of business or cut jobs. >> 10 states have their minimum wage set for inflation. who says there's no such thing as a free ride? bart is handing out 5,000 free rides today as part of the blue sky festival at justin herman plaza in san francisco, the first 5,000 people who get a special passport stamped by six exhibitors will get a free $6 bart ticket the festival from 11 a.m. this morning to 2 p.m. this afternoon, more than 50 eco exhibitors and musicians in honor of earth day. >> >> the earth is good to us if you like it warm. -- absolutely, this saturday is earth day. going to be a warm one. >> pushing 90 possibly? >> absolutely. we'll get our way towards saturday first this morning, get you out the door you can see clouds spilling from the coast over san francisco that will be the case through the next couple of hours. i think most of our clouds are
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going to be mid and upper level clouds that have kept us mild thisúú[÷ morning. temperatures haven't change don't expect them to when you have cloud cover in the morning. 60 antioch the warm spot all of news the mid to upper 50s. monterey bay lower to mid 50s even inland. the clouds will be stubborn at the coast the rest of us will see sunshine warming trend takes off around the bay and inland. warmest afternoons still ahead of us friday to sunday. slightly cooler next week. significantly tooler -- cooler by 10°. no cold front, just a wind shift off the ocean. compared to average we are above in redwood city 74. san francisco 64 and 67.
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napa four, oakland five, san jose seven livermore 79. sunrise 6:28 beautiful with those clouds will set at 7:50. 76 sunnyvale and milpitas cool spot low to mid 70s san mateo south north upper 60s around millbrae 62 half moon bay, 59 pacifica, low 60s around sunset and daly city. south san francisco mid to upper 60s 57 -- 68 sausalito. everybody else in the north bay low to mid 70s. 68 richmond everybody else in the low to mid 70s fremont 75. mid 70s to upper 70s for most of the east bay valleys, 77 danville, as you head out to antioch and brentwood those could be the first two areas to get to 80. same with morgan hill, gilroy, 78 hollister.
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low to mid 60s with stubborn clouds around monterey and carmel. clouds at the coast tonight, mild mid to upper 50s. cold front back to the north as a warm front as an area of low pressure comes towards us in that counterclockwise flow with the clockwise flow around this high pushing warm weather our way. mid to upper 80s inland friday, saturday into sunday. low 80s around the bay for friday and saturday. comfortable to coastal mid to upper 60s. have a great day. bart is off to a good start if you want to take bart they are not reporting delays. ace number 1, four minutes late. i-80 berkeley dave time still 18 minutes from the -- drive time still 18 minutes from the carquinez to the maze. not many accidents, golden gate bridge looking good as well out of marin
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county and in the south bay, here's a live shot of 101 northbound and 880 across your screen. we'll take to you the waze traffic maps to show you looking good around the bay now, we are not seeing any slowing at all. let's go over to 580 that's where we&% typically see delays develop through the altamont pass. in fact, someone just reported on westbound 205 traffic already heavy that started 15 minutes ago. also car stopped on the shoulder reported by a traffic spotter. you can get all this information download this free app, 5:21. i was tempted to stay up late, glad i didn't. nine innings were not enough to settle things between the giants and phillies. the epic extra inning pitching battle. within job isn't enough. the new gig lt. governor
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gavin newsom is set to start and why some say it is going to cause problems.nelson.
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in sports cain and lee locked in a pitcher's duel. in the both top of the 11th, cabrera lined to single scoring belt and the giants win 1-0. the a's won their second straight game over the angels last night in anaheim.
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a three-run homer in the first, eight scoreless frames throwing amazing 38 consecutive strikes from the fifth to the eighth inning. a's shut out the angels 6-0. tonight almost must-win game for the sharks against the blues. san jose trails best of seven playoff series two games to one after dropping today night's game to the blues. tonight the coach plans to put center thornton on the penalty kill you night shake things up. the puck drops 7:30. gavin newsom has a new job hosting a weekly talk show on current tv starting next month. the network has been aiding a lot of political programming with a liberal slant. he will be paid something critics say raises issues.
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newsom says he plans to donate the money to charity no word on the show's time slot. >> he will be asking the questions with >> he will be asking the questions. putting didn't the football and picking up the shovel. landmark moment coming today as the 49ers prepare to head for santa clara. a glimpse of new hope turns out to be a hacker's cruel joke. the search for a missing morgan hill teenager. >> the hearing to determine how much pg&e will be fined for shoddy recordkeeping. temperatures mild up north, seattle, fargo 50s, minneapolis 48 east coast upper 60s to low 70's staying here phoenix 92, near 60 around seattle and portland one area of concern charlotte has flight departure delays severe weather possible today around dallas and kansas city. when those delays we'll have them, you can too with our flight tracker at the bottom.
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thanks for being here i'm eric to mass. and i'm kristen sze the shovel hits the dirt today in the long waited groundbreaking of the new 49er stadium. prep work has been underway. terry mcsweeney is live at the site in santa clara. >> reporter: you talk about something for years and years and it seems like all you will do is talk about it. today out here in santa clara, on a site next to great america, there's going to be a groundbreaking ceremony. what you are looking at now is going to be a huge new stadium two years from now. take a look at animation what the finished stadium going to look like when it opens. the plan is 2014 season, two years away. see you later san francisco and candlestick park hello to a 68,500 seat stadium, 1.2
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billion dollar price tag. not good news for season ticket holders most of them are upset that the tickets they've held for all that time now going to be jumping up and doubling in price. if you want a club seat, it is going to cost you tens of thousands for a seat -- [ inaudible ] only 13% of the seats in the new stadium have a price on them. they will figure the rest of it out in june. some are thinking about taking a shot in court to try to stop this project. today the 49ers aren't talking about court or anything else except groundbreaking on this stadium which again is expected to open in 2014, more than just a 49er stadium,
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concerts motorcross, all kinds of events they hope to get the super bowl here shortly after it is built. terry mcsweeney, abc7 news. in oakland police on the hunt for a suspect who shot and killed a 24-year-old man while the victim was pushing his 1-year-old son in a toy car yesterday afternoon about 3:15 in east oakland at fenham and 66th avenue not far from the oakland coliseum. police say tyrell smith had been walking didn't the street when the suspect got out of a car and shot him before diving away. a neighbor scooped up his son kyrell and carried him to safety. >> if you know me, you know i'm gonna get to the bottom of this we gonna find out who he is, you will be brought to justice. >> the victim's mother says she hopes her grandson is too young to remember what happened. sheriff's investigators say a tweet sent from 15-year-old sierra lamar's twitter account yesterday was
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a hoax. they are working to determine who hacked into her twitter page. a team of divers continued the search yesterday focusing on waters south of the coyote creek golf course. her father remains hopeful new leads from evidence processed by the crime lab will help lead authorities to sierra who has been missing more than a month. >> alls they told us was forensic results. whatever it is, we are still happy, whatever it is. because we've got something at least to go on now. >> the sheriff's office says detectives are not offering specifics on what they've learned from the evidence because the investigation is ongoing. volunteers are planning more ground searchs saturday and sunday. >> in the east bay 50 berkeley high students are facing suspension for their involvement in an elaborate attendance-hacking scheme. up to four could be examine he
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willed forgetting faculty -- could be expelled for getting faculty passwords. it is not known how much money exchanged hands. five administrators spent months investigating they confronted those students before spring break. suspensions will last one to five days, expulsions can last up to a year. public utilities commission expected to died today whether to fine pg&e three million dollars for failing to find all safety records. these images of workers sifting through thousands of boxes of company documents last year at a temporary sorting facility. state regulators ordered pg&e to turn over all records following the deadly san bruno explosion in 2010. the company admitted it can't find all the necessary records. initially the p c threatened to fine the utility a million
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dollars a day until all the records were found. pg&e alerting neighbors in san mateo county about a natural gas pipeline test today. it is taking place near i-280 and highway 92. crews have to vent the pipeline to con the test so pg&e is warning you may -- to conduct the test. so pg&e is warning you may get a whiff of the gas in the area. if you have questions call pg&e at the number on your screen. sacramento working on a new bill to prevent the cell phone service shutdown like we saw on bart that triggered outrage. the bill bars bart and other agencies from turning off the cell phone network without a court order. bart officials angered civil liberties groups when it temporarily shut off service to squash a protest. new policy allows them to turn off cell service only in emergencies that threaten passengers.
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what to wear, what to wear this morning? >> i'm sure you spend a lot of time thinking about -- >> i do which t-shirt, white or white? >> you can do bottle. wear the coat over the short sleeves one of those morningses, -- mild, 50s, end up in the 70s, even 80s. the coast i'm worried with drizzle, thickest clouds nothing showing up now. clouds have kept us mild, two degrees warmer than this time yesterday oakland four san francisco five san jose seven in antioch as far as what going to happen today, temperatures handling around right now in the mid to upper 50s -- hanging around right now in the mid to upper 50s. mostly cloudy sky through the 8:00 hour towards noon low clouds dissipate quickly like
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yesterday upper 50s along the coast at noon rest of us mid to upper 60s 70s around napa, fairfield and antioch. high clouds and sunshine low to mid 60s along the coast, oakland 69 low to mid 70s everywhere else except fairfield, antioch and morgan hill, upper 70s for you. if you don't have a cold maybe the pollen count is getting you, tree and mold high. here's your forecast, 80s today through monday. >> richmond we have a block closed in a residential area south 7th closed between virginia and main this is due to police activity. apparently there was a shooting in the area. it is on city streets through richmond, 580 good towards richmond san rafael bridge 80 no problems. freeway traffic fine through the area. north bay 101 san rafael, southbound no trouble. was a hot spot yesterday we
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had a multiple vehicle injury crash this morning fine. san mateo bridge looks like high wind advisory sign has been turned off. traffic is flowing well westbound, eastbound good into hayward. i want to take you to the waze traffic app to show what is going on around the bay. mike was talking low clouds along the coast i'm going to click on highway 1 concern there foggy weather reported by a traffic spotter 20 minutes ago. highway 1 in pacifica. looks like we are starting to see heavy traffic on highway 84 near livermore. you can get this information by going to just about 5:39. he says it was for a good cause. a bart station agent's generosity may cost him his job that's next. plus, spectator attack with what drove a green man to charge the basketball court and punch a local high school player in the face?
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director george lucas spurpbs a kiss and make-up appeal from marin county supervisors the bay area community now ready to roll out the red carpet for the movie icon's new studio.
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. attempt by marin county officials to keep george lucas from moving his new project out of area may be too little, too late. the board passed a new
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resolution calling on the "star wars" creator to move forward with the controversial project in west san rafael. a lucas film spokesperson says it is too late to reconsider. the company announced it was abandoning the plan citing regulatory delays, pierce opposition from homeowners. vallejo hoping lucas will consider mayer island. an online petition is suggesting the former naval shipyard would be an ideal spot. bart station agent could lose his job for giving away tickets. he recently began carrying for a 16-year-old girl -- caring for a 16-year-old teen whose father guide last year he enrolled her in a school and the compute became costly he gave the teen discarded bart tickets that are usually thrown' way that is against bart policy which he admits he broke. he faces a personnel hearing
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tomorrow to determine if and how he will be disciplined. -- officials are trying to identify a man who ran on to a court and attacked a player. video shows adult running on to the court and hitting a player. the video was posted online and went viral. attack happened during a game between the rebels and soldiers. >> i've never seen adult walk on to a court or playing field and assault a player. >> it was uncalled for. the sad part is and i want to say to the rebels i don't know who it was the kid, his name, but to his parents weigh apologize from the soldier family that -- we apologize from the soldier family. officials from both teams say they will make changes to assure parents this will never happen again.
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honda is saying sorry for a commercial controversy. bloomberg business report ahead. why rocker ted nugent has a meeting today with the secret service. across the country americans are remembering dick clark the cultural touchstone was like a member of the family. a look back at his life, coming up. why a mop and garbage bag could be the key to preventing alzheimer's. the new study that will have you doing more chores. [ mom ] to me, chex is not just a little bowl of cereal,
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it's kind of a big deal. to find nutritious and gluten-free cereals my whole family actually loves? well, the word "wow" comes to mind. and then a friend told me chex has five flavors that are gluten-free. even a cinnamon one the kids love. a nutritious cereal that makes everybody happy? like i said, wow. [ male announcer ] chex cereal. five flavors. good and gluten free.
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welcome back. you can see showers along the oregon border that's where they are going to stay today. eureka 60 mostly cloudy 62 tahoe under a mostly sunny sky upper 70s chico, sacramento, 82 fresno. l.a. 78 morning clouds will keep san diego 69 palm springs 97° today. 5:47 now. new this morning a series of deadly overnight blasts have several iraqi cities on high
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alert. over 90 minutes massive explosions were reported in kirkuk, bag good and three other northern iraqi -- baghdad and three other northern iraqi cities. nobody has claimed responsibility. government officials say these attacks appear to resemble previous attacks by al-qaeda operatives. rocker ted knew plans to meet with the secret service today to explain his comments about president obama last weekend rifle association convention he ed to weigh call the evil-merck hating administration. he urged nra members to chop their heads off in november. some took that as a veiled threat to the president. nugent says he will make it clear to the secret service that he didn't mean the comment literally. tributes are pouring in for dick clark who died yesterday at 82. it started for clark and the rest of us with "american bandstand". where he ed launch hundreds of
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cars. tahman bradley has more. >> reporter: from times square to hollywood, americans are remembering the legendary dick clark. he was a cultural touchstone and like a member of the family. china live from philadelphia it is time for america's -- >> announcer: live from philadelphia it is time for america's favorite dance party. >> reporter: "american bandstand" played records and kids danced. >> this is called rock around the clock. ♪ ♪ >> we have great memories of dick clark. every saturday 1:00. >> he will forever be young in my heart. >> reporter: clark's influence was enormous he introduced the world to new artists and bands spanning several generations. >> this is madonna! ♪ >> reporter: he helped soothe parental shock about rock and roll and helped break racial barriers in music by inviting black artists on stage. >> you send me.
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♪ ♪ darling you send me ♪ >> the jackson 5! >> reporter: by the time band stand went off the air clark had become a media titan producing movies and tv shows. every new year, he counted america down. >> clark never liked good-byes he used to end his shows with for now dick clark, so lodge. then he would salute. >> -- so long. then he would salute. >> for now dick clark, so long. >> reporter: right back at you. in addition to barry manilow being on the show he wrote the song for the theme. we'll hear more about dick clark on "good morning america" this morning at 7:00. let's turn things over mike with that heatwave. at least inland the
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beginning then deeper towards the weekend. right now you know what to look for, a lot of cloud cover, low mid and upper level clouds as we look from mount tamalpais some of those are trying to spill across san francisco very short-lived even shorter than yesterday gorgeous picture sun comes up 6:28. still around 60 antioch, 52 santa rosa, everybody else mid to upper 50s, san francisco, redwood city, oakland 55 livermore and san 57 low to mid 50s monterey bay. coastal clouds where they will hang tough today, the rest of us around the bay and inland will start that warming trend. brighter and warmest weather friday to sunday afternoon the entire weekend cooler next week, dry no rain in this forecast today four degrees warmer in oakland 72 same in san francisco 67, five degrees
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warmer santa rosa 76, concord six and san jose 7 with that 78 fremont big jump eight degrees warmer up to 75 this afternoon. mid to upper 70s in the south bay, saratoga and campbell around 79°. san mateo south low to mid 70s on the peninsula farther north upper 60s around millbrae pacifica cool spot half moon bay daly city low 60s mid to upper 60s downtown and south san francisco microclimate along bodega bay, inland 15 to 20 degrees warmer low to mid 70s. low to mid 70s east bay from berkeley 70 fremont 75 richmond 68° slightly cooler mid to upper 70s east bay valleys first signs of 80 antioch and brent food -- and brentwood. mid to upper 70s -- tonight
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clouds along the coast a few will spill into the bay partly cloudy mid to upper 50s another mild night. warm front pushing off to the north we are going to get into that flow starting today as high pressure with clockwise flow and low with counterclockwise flow pull warm weather into our neighborhoods we will be 80 everywhere tomorrow except for at the coast also saturday, sunday back in the 70s along the bay mid 80s along the coast 80s monday inland and then everybody 10° cooler tuesday and wednesday. have a great day. unfortunately, i think we have a hot spot in san jose, new injury crash just reported north 101 at alum rock, right lane blocked i put a sensor at the scene, 24 miles an hour will keep an eye on this you may want to consider highway
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87 as an alternate. traffic not back to normal yet some folks might still be on spring break or extended spring break. live shot bay bridge toll, metering lights not on. minor wait at the tolls. 680 contra costa county through walnut creek fine southbound towards highway 24 through the san ramon valley and sunol grade. before you get here, there is a bit of slowing. we can show that you with the waze traffic maps, you can see highway 4, yellow and orange we'll zoom in, moving at 27 miles an hour. there's a traffic spotter kevin he's moving at over 40 miles an hour, some spots are picking up. then it looks like also just picked up right now once you get past somersville and loveridge there was slowing earlier. it does give real-time traffic information you have to download the free app, you can put it on your
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smartphone or iphone. 5:54. within the last few minute the labor department announced unemployment applications fell by 2,000 last week, a small sign of a strengthening job market it may be tough to convince some american airline employees about that. >> here's jane king with the bloomberg business report. good morning. american airlines cutting 1200 airport, agent, baggage and cargo jobs. on top of 13,000 positions american wants to cut. who is responsible for more than half the lead emissions in america's air? private jets and the gasoline. children living near airports have been found to have elevated levels of the toxic metals. honda apologizing for a commercial, the casting ad
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called for a black actor who is nice looking, friendly and not too dark. have you been reaching for the faucet when thirsty? more people are drinking tap water instead of bottled water to save a buck causing a doubt at necessarily -- atnessally. i'm jane king with the bloomberg business report. san francisco's mall and entertainment complex is changing hands after the current owner spent millions to fix it up. it is one of eight properties the westfield group will sell to a private equity firm for more man a billion dollars. the mall in fairfield is also part of this deal. westfield says it will finish 30 million dollars in improvements including the addition of a target before the sale is final. we know about the experience of exercise. new study finds it can reduce the risk of developing alzheimer's even in people who are over 80.
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researchers say the more intense the exercise the better. even washing dishes, cooking, cleaning, gardening or playing cards is better than just sitting and doing nothing. scientists say those who are the least physically active are more than twice as likely to develop alzheimer's than the most active. 5:57. just ahead, back to court for san francisco's embattled sheriff. why it appears he will face a legal setback today in the fight to keep his job. at long last, a groundbreaking for the 49ers stadium. we are live at the team's future home.
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