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let's check in with mike. 50s in most areas, 40s north bay where we have fog around santa rosa and thick fog along the coast misty morning otherwise dry on live doppler. 46 minute flight arrival delays into sfo right now. oakland and san jose on time. foggy spots around the bay low to mid 50s through 7:00, hazy sunshine at noon, near 60 to 70, by 4:00 sunshine and mild temperatures mid 60s to upper 70s inland warmest fog in the north bay through 7:00, top out with near normal temperatures mid 70s to mid 80s by 4:00, more cloud cover at the coast not as much sunshine as yesterday pretty foggy now with upper 40s to mid 50s. 4:00, it will be in the upper 50s to low 60s. good morning. we have a live shot if you if your travels take you past golden gate fields, berkeley into the macarthur maze, you will find yourself in company a little slow traffic into the
maze no significant slow downs. once you funnel into the macarthur maze, no metering lights minor delays if you are paying cash, commute lanes and fastrak nice, no problems upper deck into san francisco. southbound 101 tiburon on-ramp, flipped car accident blocking that on-ramp we'll follow that for you. 6:02. developing news in novato. police just arrested two men suspected of stealing copper from a pg&e plan. pg&e says novato police discovered a hole in the fence of the pg&e substation on hamilton drive 3:00 this morning, east of highway 101 at novato boulevard. when they arrived, officers arrested with one at the scene. they found the second suspect two hours later. that police activity should be winding down. new this morning, fire investigators are looking for the cause of a fire that damaged a house and sent several to the hospital in south san francisco, including
one officer. kira klapper is live at the scene. >> reporter: moments ago management company just finished boarding up the home at the same time the four people are at nearby medical center treated for smoke inhalation. the call came in 11:30 last night. residents called, responding crews extinguished the fire in minutes they kept it to the back of the home. the first responding police officer checking the home for occupants suffered smoke inhalation. he and three residents are being treated at a nearby hospital. the damage estimate and the cause are still under investigation. investigators state home is badly damaged. at -- investigators say the home is badly damaged. it will be up to the property owners to decide what to do with the home. kira klapper, abc7 news.
coming up on 6:04. uc berkeley police identified a man suspected in two robberies of women forced to withdraw cash from a campus atm. police are looking for 24-year-old cody alan smith. they say smith and two companions offered to sell magazine subscriptions to two women, when the women declined they were threatened and forced to withdraw cash from the atm. neither woman was injured. san francisco police released identity of suspect shot by officer in the mission district last thursday night, a shooting that caused violent protests and vandalism. police say it is a 20 2-year-old known gang member on parole, shot after police say he pulled a loaded again on an officer if you heard a noise that was one of our lights going out in the studio, with we are okay. this suspect was carrying a tech 9 pistol loaded with 25 rounds. the shooting sparked two
nights of protests and vandalism at the police substation and nearby businesses. san mateo county supervisors can expect a packed meeting this morning when they vote on next year's budget plan that includes 44 million dollars for a new jail. groups opposed to building new jails want that money spent on reducing the jail population. this is video of the existing jail in redwood city deemed no loner sufficient. two hundred people turned out to voice opposition to the new jail. the election is 42 days from now. californians will in a few years be able to register to vote the same day election day. governor brown signed a bill allowing same-day registration yesterday. the old deadline and current deadline is 15 days before an election. if voters cannot be verified on the spot they will be allowed to cast a professional ballot counted if the information checks out it won't start until 2016. when it does, supporters say it could boost voter rolls by
8%. 0 nopes are worried about fraud. are you watching your facebook stock? trending down again closed down more than 9% yesterday to $20.79 a share, this comes after financial magazine baron's announced the stock is still too pricey and could fall further. stay with the abc7 morning news in our next half hour we go live to jane king at the new york stock exchange and see what the stock is doing at that point. i wouldn't say our temperatures are plunging, but they have been cool for this time of year. >> they have been. mike is checking the forecast for us, meantime i'm glad you announced that was a light that popped. you said loaded gun, pop! it was good. letting people know. here's mike with the forecast. new game mit we are doing we are going to add sound affects to our newscast. not really, glad eric cleared that up and you did good --
visibility the big story, half mile at santa rosa, half mile at half moon bay some of that is may go it into sfo even though it says 10 the approach is a little foggy that's why flight arrival delays as the peninsula is starting to get foggy. weak cold front now starting to dip towards san francisco going to reinforce cooler than average weather. also going to compress marine layer and bring sunshine quicker today. temperatures won't respond much, close to where we were yesterday, low to mid 60s coast, less sunshine there into san francisco that we had yesterday. low to mid 70s bay and a lot of 80s north bay and east bay valleys, upper 70s to low 80s south bay, 63 monterey, breezy, 73 santa cruz, 83 inland to gilroy. next three days big changes, tomorrow the coolest day, look how the wind shifts thursday, friday nearly 10° warmer
across the board even out to the coast a lot of sunshine and more friday. good morning. southbound 101 tiburon blithedale on-ramp, car facing wrong direction injury accident, here's what is going on in mountain view, north 101 ellis off-ramp, big rig ran into light rail crossing arms and smashed into those, no word from vta if there are delays on that track. that's what is happening at the ellis track crossing vta. let's check in with bart, everybody on time, muni good, so far vta not reporting delays at that ellis station. we'll keep an eye on that. 6:08. new this morning, boys and girls and breakfast. the gender impacted more when it comes to the most important meal of the day. what is $100,000 get you
in their ability to focus than boys if they went without breakfast. researchers studied more than 1,000 students. what is the fiskeer karma? the sportest priciest electrical on the market, $100,000. michael finney is here with how the car performs. >> reporter: good morning. a number of celebrities own the fiskeer karma, consumer reports put this vehicle through its paces what a $100,000 car will get you. justin bieber made a smash on his 18 birthday when received one from his manager on the ellen degeneres show. >> we want to make sure you are always looking environmentally friendly. >> reporter: it is a super sleek luxury car.
it runs ons go and electricity -- -- it runs on gas and electricity. $108,000 the most expensive car consumer reports tested. before testers could run it through its paces it broke down at the track and had to be towed. once testing got underway it was clear this unique electric sports car does a lot well. the interior is beautiful, and the ride handling and braking solid. the testers found some problems. >> unfortunately, the controls are a nightmare. in addition, acceleration isn't what you would expect from a sports car. >> reporter: how efficiently does this electric vehicle get you down the road? >> when driving on electric power alone the equivalent of 66 miles per hour -- per gallon range is only 38 miles. >> reporter: you can do better. if you really want an electric vehicle and no one is planning to get you one for your
birthday, you might want to compromise on the sporty factor and go for the chevy volt. it costs about $40,000, delivers the equivalent of 99 gallons on electricity and 32 on gas much better than the fisker. if you are looking for another environmentally friendly vehicle consider the prius it won't give super high mileage of the vote, it delivers 44 miles per gallon overall and will save more at the dealership, it costs about $26,000. i'm michael finney, 7 on your side. >> i got four bucks on me. you guys want to put it together and buy one. >> not if you only have four bucks, we're not taking that deal. >> you put 99,000. >> that's for the low end the bigger the battery the longer it will go the more expensive they got quite a range of
prices. is it too early to tell there will be delays at sfo? we have them already 46 minutes, some of the fog slipping through the valleys into the peninsula. 6:16 low clouds, breaks southeast. there are no radar returns. there's a little mist because the moisture that is creating fog is hanging in the airwatch out along the coast and north bay where we have the thickest fog. running in the 40s just updated these 45 santa rosa and 49 napa. fog and half mile visibility, 50 at half moon bay, everybody else in the low to mid 50s fog watsonville and salinas, everybody else in the same range low to mid 50s. today because we've compressed marine layer that's why it is a little more humid, also why
we'll see quicker sunshine coolest afternoon tomorrow, warmer pattern this week for all of us, especially into the weekend out at the coast. let's talk about today's temperatures compared to average. 86 livermore. napa, san jose, redwood city oakland and san francisco cooler oakland today is the last day of your warmest average high for the year tomorrow 74. summer is almost over. here's a look at cloud cover as far as this morning, thickest from the san mateo bridge up into the north bay valleys. quickly starts to evaporate, 9:00, 11:00 sunshine everywhere except the coast, 60s, 70s, 80s for the rest of us. warmest temperatures in the east bay valleys, mid to upper 80s most inland neighborhoods in the upper 70s to low 80s. bay low to mid 70s 60s coast game tonight dress warmly going to start at 60 at 7:15
drop to 55° by the end of the game. tomorrow two to four degrees warmer. low 70s at the coast this weekend. have a great day. good morning. live shot of the macarthur maze, problem westbound 580 at macarthur with a truck blocking right lane, traffic beyond the scene headed towards the toll plaza is moving nicely some sort of incidence off the side of the road on the 580 approach to 80's bound. we'll keep an eye on that -- we have a problem westbound 4 at bailey on-ramp car vs. pedestrian, not affecting highway 4 that on-ramp will be blocked with an investigation. north 101 at ellis big rig hit crossing bars after the of the light rail, vta, no reports if there are any delays. we are looking into that. 101 southbound tiburon
new york city right now you can see republican presidential candidate mitt romney is delivering an address to the clinton global initiative annual meeting. former president clinton just introduced romney in a rare joint appearance for the two. right now romney is talking about how best to address u.s. challenges abroad. he has been criticizing president obama's foreign policy. president obama will be speaking shortly at the clinton global initiative as well. president obama will speak before the u.n. general assembly this morning. busy day ahead for the two men trying to win the white house for the next four years. 6:23. how about a little sports action. nl west champions giants begin final three game home stan at at&t park tonight. a's in texas still fighting for a playoff spot rangers came from behind last night. tying game with a two run homer in the 7th rangers win
5-4. >> tonight we find out which of the all-stars couples going home. competition is so tpaoefrz the judges are giving half point scores. -- ♪ >> 7 1/2. >> 7 1/2. >> 7 1/2. last night former football star emmitt smith and his partner sheryl b tackled the cha-cha. sheryl from the from the peninsula, we always root for her they topped the evening 11 other dumps in the middle, finishing last pamela anderson and mcmanus results show tonight. today on katie barbra streisand makes a rare television appearance. she talks about performing with her son. >> i tell you, when i heard his the things he's recorded, the musicianship, the sound of
his voice, it is like he has a little chamber music orchestra in his vocal khofrds, i don't know what it is, his sweetness, his inventiveness, musically, i said jason, i have to sing with you, you have to be on my duests album. he's never performed -- live. >> he's going to be performing with you in brooklyn? >> that's "80" three 3 p.m.. -- the call angering sports fans across the country. the football fallout after last night's game between the seahawks and packers. called the car of the future. the green light google's self-driving car is getting so it can stay on the road. good morning i'm katie marzullo live in san francisco asking the age old question how much space do you really need? san francisco supervisors
could decide to lower the minimum amount of square footage for a legal apartment in the city. high temperatures for today, 80s inland, 70s bay, more cloud could have at the coast upper 50s to low 60s, 64 in san francisco. 65 in seattle, 71 portland mid to upper 70s east turn seaboard. -- east turn seaboard. st. louis has rain moving away, san francisco 45 minute flight arrival delays oakland and
good tuesday morning, 6:30. beautiful live picture the sun is just about to rise that orange horizon glow gorgeous shot. >> that's light with the cloud cover the red is a line across the screen like expect , really pretty. >> -- we can go on forever. let's start with live doppler some of those low clouds are not dropping rain, mist within the clouds
especially along the coast and north bay where we have the thickest fog radar quiet now. foggy around the bay mainly san francisco and peninsula, 50s. hazy sun bay noon, by 4:00 mild with mid 60s to upper 70s around the bay. inland fog up in the north bay otherwise everybody else is clear, sunny by noon, near 70, 78°, 4:00 mid 70s to mid 80s. coast less sunshine than yesterday, a lot of fog right now limited sunshine at noon, less sun than yesterday at 4:00, temperatures handle around upper 50s to low 60s the better part of today. live shot by -- bay bridge metering lights on, fastrakers smooth sailing traffic backed into the maze. approaching the maze west 580 at macarthur truck accident left and right lanes, slow traffic approaching the maze
from 580. elsewhere, northbound 101 at ellis big rig hit crossing bars at the vta tracks, vta is s tk! vta morning. still car turned wrong way headed southbound on to the 101 freeway from tiburon/ blithedale entrance. developing news in novato, police just arrested two men suspected of stealing copper from a pg&e plan. pg&e says police discovered a hole in the fence at the stub station on hamilton drive 3:00 this morning. upon arriving officers arrested one person at the scene and found a second suspect two hours later. police are clearing the scene now. fragments of copper wire and pipe were on the ground. house fire in south san francisco sent four to the hospital for smoke inhalation, including a police officer who helped rescue the three people
inside this was the scene at grand and chestnut this morning. you can see damage and marks left by smoke. fire crews got the call 11:30 last night on knocked the fire down a short time later. san francisco in the spotlight today. supervisors will begin considering allowing the nation's tiniest apartment units idea driven by the city's tight pricey housing market. katie marzullo is live in the south of market area. hard to imagine, but you are going to show us how it looks. >> reporter: almost hard to imagine we'll show you the best we can. if you like behind us this building already houses microapartments. these units are 300 square feet. under the new rules apartments could be as small as 220 square feet. the size of an average parking space if you look at a box truck like that over size would not fit in an average
space. imagine maybe living in the back of that truck. we have video of the inside of one of these microapartments done by a berkeley developer, you are looking at 150 square feet of living space plus bath, kitchen and closet brainchild of supervisor scott weiner he and proponents say it is the only affordable option for single people in the city making up 40% of the population, recents of a microapartment $1200 to $1700 a month versus more than $2,000, the current average price of a studio in san francisco. opponents say the city is already too dense this will add to that, a strain on public transportation and the apartments might not all look as cool as the ones inside ikea and the mock-up, the real ones when it comes down to it might have low ceilings and bad lighting. new york and boston already
experimenting with this, in new york, apartments around 275 square feet, still bigger than what the city of san francisco would allow. supervisors are expected to vote on this today and keep in mind this only applies to new construction. if you are already in an apartment building, your landlord won't be allowed to -- [ inaudible ] katie marzullo abc7 news. :35. people most affected by the all 6th, chevron fire are told there may be no way to prove their health problems are linked to the toxic smoke. at a meeting last night residents learned that chevron's documents called for the pipeline that leaked and caused the fire to be inspected, but it never was that section of pipe was worn to the point it was only 1/5 as thick as it should have been.
investigators say tiny hidden cameras were found along with a stash of drugs in the home of a santa clara elementary school principal arrested last thursday. one of the cameras was found inside a teddy bear. 42-year-old eric dean lewis made his first court appearance yesterday after police say he offered drugs to an uncould have officer. police found meth, ecstasy and date rape drug ghb at his home. he faces five felony drug counts. governor brown headed to google headquarters today to sign a bill to make it legal for the company to test robot cars on city streets google has been testing the car that drives itself it put on a demonstration last spring with a blind man behind the wheel. the car was programmed using google's technology. california volters appear to be divided over whether to
-- voters appear to be dividedded over whether to repeal the death penalty, it would eliminate capital punishment in the state and change all sentences to life without possibility of parole many new poll finds 42% of likely california voters support the proposition, 45% are opposed, 13% still undecided. if you missed the monday night football game last night you missed the call that has fans and most of the nfl talking this morning. devastating string of calls made by officials at last night's game between packers and seahawks the key one on the final play, 24 yard pass looks like green bay defender got both hands on the ball and intercepted it. one ref signals touchdown another signals stopping the clock which would mean it was an interception this went to a review in the booth and ruled a touchdown with seahawks
winning 14-12. >> don't ask me a question about the officials. we'll just cut to the chase right there i was told jennings intercepted the ball. i never seen anything like that. >> the fact that it was reviewed, it was awful, that's all i'm going to say. >> that is the face of anger and frustration. commissioner goodell is getting an earful about the call and replacement refs. wisconsin state senator says this season will be a joke if monday night's ending did not spark atone the lock-out of regular officials. back east some have been tweeting goodell's phone numbers so fans can call and complain. >> a lot of people are saying can't goodell use his power to reverse the call under some extraordinarily unfair act? that seems like it could be difficult. >> difficult and probably unprecedented. let's -- >> by the way people can
comment on that on facebook.com/abc7news. mike what in the forecast? >> a lot of -- what is in the forecast? a lot of fog. my facebook page i've been capturing pictures, gorgeous this morning. thickest fog now along half moon bay half a mile up to a mile and quarter at santa rosa some is spilling across san francisco and sfo light westerly wind very slow migration like the blob that ate san francisco the cloud cover that's why we have glide arrival delays into sfo. i think we'll see quicker sunshine at the coast more cloud cover, upper 50s throw 60s for you. 70 oakland, 78 san jose.
tomorrow coolest day in the door cast, shifts in the winds thursday and dry not bonafide true offshore event will definitely slow the sea breeze down 70 coast friday mid 80s bay 90s inland. here's sue. good morning. 580 west at macarthur approaching the maze from this angle not on our live shot, prior to this, truck accident right and left lanes blocked approaching the macarthur maze on 580. elsewhere the maze is glowing smoothly into the bay bridge, metering lights on, traffic backed to the west grand overcrossing. here's the map of that accident that traffic backing towards grand on westbound 580 approaching the maze. west 580 in the central valley area altamont pass stalled big rig in the middle lane traffic
slow, southbound 880 accident on the shoulder at hesperian. 6:41. big box retailer getting ready to close some stores. trading underway on wall street. live report from the new york stock exchange straight ahead. right now the up slightly 22 points. >> first, president obama and the first lady sit down with the ladies of "the view." the president's response when asked if he
>> announcer: live from the kgo-tv blood cast center this is abc7 news. >> :four -- mild to warm once again, mild along the coast low to mid 60s more cloud cover than yesterday low to mid 70s bay and 70s in the south bay mainly 80s in the north bay and east bay valleys. it is really quiet this morning, low 90s around the central valley 71 big sur also in tahoe and you can see los angeles and san diego temperatures are back to where they should be in the upper 70s. now back to kristen and eric for something special. that in a moment. we just got in, east bay police chase hitting speeds over 100 miles per hour ended with the suspect's car flipping on highway 4 in pittsburg. take a look at new video just
in. the driver tried to runaway from this crash but was arrested. they tell us he's a parolee from oakland. a woman passenger was injured in the crash. she was taken to an ambulance or took her to a local hospital. it began as a traffic stop in lafayette up 680 concord east pittsburg crashing at loveridge road off-ramp. >> we'll check with josh elliot -- don't take it personally we go from a parolee in oakland to you, to find out what is coming up. >> good morning josh, good to see why a! good morning. eric i have a -- a past i'm not too proud of up there in the east bay maybe we keep that between our says, great to be with you both. jam-packed show. we have big news made here as president obama is in new york city. he's addressing the united nations general assembly this morning.
he and the first lady stopped by to chat with the ladies of the view yesterday. barbara walters will join us with that interview. we have a reunion you want to watch. a woman and police officer in texas the police officer saved her from a devastating car crash, lightning-quick thinking caught on tape, we are going to hear from both of them. also, a story i'm sure you have been all obvious the real life shoe boxes those apartments now with that proposal would change building codes in your fair city allowing for what could be some of the smallest homes in the country. we are going to take a tour, i would be home before i got home if i had one of those. modern family week here on "good morning america" fresh off multiple emmy triumphs for america's favorite family, ty burrell will give us a sneak
peek what is ahead this year and what we can peck from him, great new movie butter, next right here on "good morning america." -- >> also show your support for robin week we all have a ribbon bracelet -- [ talking over each other ] >> i just saw it on twitter, you and eric rock keep 'em coming, she feels the love, she needs the love, keep sending them, team robin tweeter, tremendous stuff. we have to keep her relaxed. you guys just did the reporting what a call last night in that game. can we get the real refs back please, please, please nfl. >> i think we can all agree on that, robin too. we want her to know that she has no bigger fans in the world than us on the west coast. >> yeah. give her a hug. >> listen, she is doing great,
boy she needs it, keep it coming, thank you so much from the bottom of all of our hearts here at gma, thank you. >> josh thank you, see you later. president obama is addressing the united nations general assembly this morning. he and the first lady are guests on the view this morning in and interview taped yesterday barbara walters asked if mrs. obama might run day aren't for the presidency. >> she should run but says she doesn't want to. [ applause ] >> look, i mean michelle would be terrific, but temperamentally, i just don't think that -- >> no, it is absolutely true. it takes a lot of patience to be the president of the united states. and i'm not that patient. only the leader of the free world could get away with saying that. watch the interview with president and mrs. obama this morning at 10 right here on abc 7.
>> mitt romney also in new york to address the clinton global initiative annual gathering today. romney continues to hammer the president's handling of foreign policy while on the campaign trail. he brought sexy back. justin timberlake is trying to do the same thing with myspace. >> jane king with that and cutbacks at staples. yes, back-to-school specials like one cent he raisers and note books the -- the supply chain accelerateing closings in the u.s. nearly four dozen overseas, large companies, small businesses and students shift to online and less with traditional office products like spends and folders. -- [ unintelligible ]7]cdt
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mount diablo. definitely void of returns, off to a dry start except driving along the coast up around santa rosa where we have the fog, a little mist for new morning. as far as temperatures, still in the 40s around santa rosa and napa everybody else in the 50s, monterey bay bay still a little fog watsonville and salinas everybody else cloudy and 50s. quicker sunshine today, still cooler than average in most areas, cooler tomorrow and we ramp up that warmth as we need the last half of the week and into the weekend. push some of that warmth out to the coast. concord 84°, two degrees warmer than yesterday. oakland 70, one degree cooler. mid 70s to low 80s. low to mid 70s peninsula. fog will fade by 10:00.
coast less sun, around 60°, mid 60s downtown south san francisco, 67 in sausalito. 80 north bay valleys. 68 berkeley low to mid 70s the rest of the east bay shore. a few 80s around morgan hill and gilroy, 70s around santa cruz most of the monterey bay mid to upper 60s. national league west division champ giants going to take on diamondbacks today, 60° at 7:15, dropping to 55 by the time the game ends. clouds north bay and around the bay again a few spill into the east bay valleys tonight most of us in the 50s. temperatures two four degrees cooler tomorrow inland temperatures cooler and look at the sea breeze stops for thursday, friday saturday, sunday, 70s friday saturday coast, mid 80s bay, low 90s
inland going to be a great weekend. good morning. live shot of the macarthur maze, stall on 580 approach excuse me light everywhere else, real problem approaching the maze accident 580 west at macarthur right and left lanes blocked. new accident westbound 24 out of the caldecott tunnel backed up both on 24 and 580 approaching the macarthur maze, expect delays at least 20 minutes as you funnel into the toll plaza. :55. >> here are five things to know before you go: number one, lengthy search for novato police ended with two under arrest for breaking into a pg&e substation. number two, overnight house fire in south san francisco sent four to the hospital with smoke inhalation.
a police officer who helped get three out of house is among the injured. >> number three, proposal considered by san francisco supervisors whether to change building code to allow smallest apartments in the country. the question today is whether to lou apartments as small as 22 -- 220 square feet. >> number four, governor brown headed to mountain view to sign a bill to make it legal for google to test robot cars on city streets. >> number five, today at 10, president obama and the first lady will join the ladies of the view in the interview recorded yesterday the couple was asked about life after the white house. mr. obama said he would be interested in teaching. >> mrs. obama said she would not be interested in running for president. live doppler 7 hd, it is dry this morning, good news, unfortunately, the low clouds worked towards sfo, flight arrival delays of 46 minutes, oakland and san jose okay.
highs today in the 50s along the coast, cloudy, 60s and 70s bay, 70s and 80s inland. live look at bay bridge toll approaching the macarthur maze, two accidents one 580 and the other at 24. thank you for joining us for the abc7 morning news. >> keep track of the latest news on twitter and talk about it at facebook.com/abc7news. >> have a