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>> live from the kgo-tv broadcast center this is abc7 news. >> good morning, thanks for joining us at 5:00. bart trains are running. commuter strike fears are delayed only by a day. contract talks ended in a new
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offer and new accusations. abc7 news reporter matt keller has coverage. matt? >> both sides left at and 2:30. the union is upset that bart management put down the final offer yesterday. they are threatening taoistic tomorrow if no deal is done by today. here are the latest numbers. bart's last, best, and final offer is $7 million more than the offer on friday, a 3 percent wage increase a year over four years but workers have to pay more no the pension and 9.5 percent more for medical. leaders have said the give backs in benefits swallow most if not all of the wage increases. union leaders say at 2:30, what it will take to avoid a strike on tuesday. >> terrible mistake on the part of district. we are coming back tomorrow. we hope any will rescind their last, best and final offer so
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they we can achieve an agreement. >> trying to bring this to a close. the bay area is tired of going to bed at night and not knowing if bart is going to be open. >> bart general management will give the unions two weeks to consider the offer and take it to a vote of the members. it is the best the system can give. the local lawmakers voice concerns about the negotiations saying they were disappointed bart management put down a final offer. union leaders say they will be back here at 12:30 and are warning the public to be prepared for a possible strike tomorrow. >> matt, thank you. >> now the traffic on columbus day, maybe lighter than usual. leyla gulen? >> so far, it is lighter. it is early at 5:00, hope you had a there weekend, it is columbus day. we hope that traffic conditions are going to be lighter but, of course, with the impending bark
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street you will want the plan "b" in affect. as we go to the santa cruz mountains we have report of rock slides in the area and you can see it is causing quite the delay there in the southbound direction and this is south of the lexington reservoir northbound traffic not so bad and we go around the bay and check out our bridges starting with the toll plaza, you can see very quiet and a few cars making it out of the golden gate bridge through the waldo tunnel, no cars in sight and the san mateo bridge is moving loan at top speeds away from hayward to foster city. mike nicco? >> thank you very much. good morning, everyone. here is a welcome nothing going on but cooler this morning than yesterday. you have to dress warmer. warmer this afternoon and we start off cooler and end up
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warmer. from 60's along the coast to low 70's in san francisco and richmond and mid-to-upper 70's elsewhere until santa rosa and fairfield and concord and antioch, 80 to 81 degrees. now the news of the day. >> bart commuters are broughting a sigh of relief but holing their both. abc7 news reporter amy hollyfield is at walnut creek bart. >> there is relief. the trains are running. the stations are open. many riders say they went to bed not knowing whether they would have a ride. they say they have their plan "b" ready to go. >> i'm exciteed. i didn't stay up late. i was prepared to drive early. anyway, i'll enthused another day. >> it is important to keep the plan b, handy. workers could strike tomorrow. they do not have a deal.
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riders have to continue to wait, watch, and wonder. they are feeling happy and relieveed. >> lawmaker says he will step up his push for legislation in sacramento banning transit workers from describing. the city council man has been making the rounds at bart stations trying to persuade riders to sign the petition. he says so few people should not have the impact on the lives of so many others. san francisco, boston and chicago are a few of the major cities that do not allow transit strikes. >> if the unions do strike tomorrow morning, bart has chartered 200 buses, three times the number for the july walk out. they run from these nine states concord, lafayette, walnut creek , west oakland, dublin/pleasanton, san leandros hayward and fremont. despite the option some riders are not thrilled about the idea
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of taking the bus. >> i have never taken the bus so we will see how it works. >> we usually wait an hour for the bus... >> the shuttle service runs weekdays from 5:00 to 8:00 a.m. and from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. and riders have to get a round trip ticket in the morning to take the evening bus. >> the metropolitan transportation commission is encouraging the public to telecommute. the san lenadro public library will offer work space and free why my if the trains stop running, which are available from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 o'clock p.m. tomorrow and wednesday and from 9:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. thursday and friday. for those who cannot telecommute the ferry will expands of 12 boats are in operation rather than the usual eight and there will be an additional landing at the ferry building to reduce dock congestion. the other transit agencies we
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have a complete list of resources at and you can down head the exclusive abc7 news app to navigate traffic follow breaking developments on twitter@abcnewsbayarea unun. >> a man was found dead in a mangled car after the "shot spotter" sensors picked up gunshots. he died at the scene after being shot when he crashed his car. >> man survived an incredible 18 days alone, injured and lost in a canyon of mendocino county. the 72-year-old man gave a thumb's up at the medicalst. his family greeted him after he was pulled from a deep canyon. he went hunting in the mendocino national forest september 24 and fell and knocked himself out and
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he came to he was cold and hungry. >> he ate squirrels and he ate lizards and a couple of frogs and snakes and survival mode kicked in. when you have no food for 18 days, whatever protein you can get... >> the search-and-rescue team assisted in the search. they called it off after two days because they could not find a trace and a storm was approaching. on saturday they heard his cries for help and rescuers found him a shot time later. >> police in house anxious are blaming dry ice in a bottle for an explosion at lax in
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>> the california public utility commission has ordered a pipeline shut down although an injunction was lifted. the order to close the line after a pg&e memo expressed concerns that the pipeline could explode like the one in san bruno that killed eight people. >> congratulations if you get the columbus holiday off. >> it is looking clear. we have top speeds in most of the areas around the bay. you can see along 101 headed teen redwood city to san francisco along the peninsula at top speed and the east bay, a buildup of traffic but we have areas of construction northbound from scott creek to mission boulevard we have the crews and that will last until 7:00 this morning. here is the mass transit. 36 trains are running on time and muni and everything is running on time and ace train we
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have the first train rolling and as we take it to walnut creek we have a few extra cars with the tail lights building southbound away from highway 4 to the 24 junction. >> good morning, everyone, if you are headed into san francisco these are the warmer temperatures, low-to-mid 50's from 51 in downtown and the financial district to 56 at the ferry building and elsewhere, petaluma the cool spot and 40 degrees at half moon bay still 41 and getting ready for the pumpkin weigh in and 42 in pleasanton, walnut creek, and union city, saratoga, 43 in palo alto, and 49 in richmond. you have 51 in san land tremendous and 53 in belmont and pittsburg. as far as our 24 hour temperature change, everyone else is cooler but livermore and oakland two degrees warmer than yesterday but still a good size coat is needed. 39 to 52 at 7:00, and 68 to 70
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at noon and sunshine and warmer at the coast. it will cool quickly this evening. 68 inland. fells are above average in the afternoon on tuesday, wednesday, and on thursday but you can see the cooling at the cost on thursday. we will see if it hits the seven-day forecast coming up. >> a big change could be coming to your cable box. >> new twist in the beneficiary girl who vanished on a family vacation in porter gal -- in portugal
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>> covering benicia, san ramon and all the bay area this is abc7 news. >> on this on morning, columbus day, lite traffic approaching the bay bridge toll plaza and maybe that is why it is a holiday. bart trains are running but 24 hours later it could be a different story. >> stock markets open lower as investors are uneasy about the shutdown stalemate. congress met to try to come up with a compromise to end the shut down now starting the third week and still no deal. they will meet this afternoon. on thursday the government could default on paying bills for the first time, ever, unless
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congress raises the debt ceiling >> new developments in the disappearance of madeleine mccann in portugal six years ago. police released a computer generated image of a suspect that was based on information from separate witnesses who spotted a man in the portugal resort town may 3rd, 2007, the day the six-year-old vanished. our reporter is in the village where madeleine mccann was last seen with a full report on "good morning america" at 7:00. >> more and more teams are falling victim to cyberbullying and one mother found the facebook messages too late. >> the string of messages, eight of them, with people that were present at the party, let us know exactly what happened and how she felt. we probably would have never known. >> today, katie sits down with
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the mother of a girl who killed herself after a sexual assault at a house party in the fall. we will hear more from the mother and learn how to identify the signs that a teen is having trouble on "katie" at 3:00 right here. >> nine-year-old minnesota boy who was on a flight to las vegas is back home. the boy captured worldwide attention two weeks ago after he somehow bypassed three layers of security to board a delta airlines plight in minneapolis. he is in the custody of a wild welfare agency. a court hearing will take place tomorrow and this is not the first time the boy has been in trouble. his father says he has pleaded for help with his son but officials say they could not do anything until the boy did something more serious than running away from home. >> now we will talk business news. you can get net film through the cable box in the bloomberg business report. >> bad news for social security recipients and federal retirees,
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the "washington post" says preliminary figures suggest that only 1.5 percent cot of living increase in benefits for 2014 the exact number is not nope because the shutdown is delaying the labor daytona beach inflation figures. netflix could just be a click away for those who do not have smart tv's, bloomberg business report says net nix is in talk with comcast to add the service as an add to the programming that cable tv operators offer. a source says netflix could cut a deal with tivo as a way to attract and retain customers. that is business as the new york stock exchange with the bloomberg business report. >> on this monday morning, time for a look at traffic. >> leyla gulen is monitoring the roads. >> it is a quiet columbus day so
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far. some of the usual spots we are finding areas of heavy traffic from antioch on westbound highway 4, also, over the altamont pass, and we have construction. this will last until noon with three lanes taken were a eastbound highway 4 from port chicago highway to willow pass road so watch out for that it will last until noon. on our waze app we are tracking this major accident on vasco road. you can track your traffic with the exclusive waze app at google play or download it for free. this will help you with the impending bart strike and it will help you navigate the roads and get an the slowing. how is the weather with mike and the warm-up? >> absolutely. big warming trend. you can see what the dry air is doing when you step outside this morning it is dry and cool. no radar returns, know satellite, just no moisture and
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that is what it is showing us. as we use the picture from the east bay hills as our backdrop to our forecast highlights, to emeryville, you notice how clear the water is across the bay, we can see the reflection of the bay bridge, cooler morning, warmer temperatures this afternoon, and it will be clear tonight and cool for most of us again but in the hills it will be breezy and warmer and no fire danger and the winds will stay below the tuition and most of us are above average and a cooling trend this weekend with no rain ahead. i looked at the models the next 14 to 16 days and the rains will stay north of us and i want to stay dry. an area of high pressure watching it slide over the great basin with the clockwise slow and an offshore wind and with the shift temperatures are going to rise everywhere from one to four degrees warmer than yesterday. we will 30 with 88 in los gatos and gilroy and santa cruz, and
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mid-to-upper 70's with san jose at 77, and we will have mostly mid-to-upper 70's on the peninsula until you get to millbrae at 72 degrees and check out the temperatures along the coast, uniform at half moon bay at 68 and same in the sunset and low-to-mid 70's downtown and south san francisco and sausalito with mid-70's to near 80 in the north bay and santa rosa at 80 and 68 with sunshine and bodega bay and along the east bay shore richmond and 72 up to 76 in fremont not far behind oakland at 75 and in the east bay valley upper 70's to low 80's. tonight, it will be cool again? a. now we will check out the seven-day forecast, temperatures are warmer tuesday and wednesday and the off shore winds will pull back and you can see the
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years. the unions are unhappy with proposal. bart gave them two weeks to accept the offer before it is rescinded. >> two, we have 40 trains running on time. this is an indication of the columbus day lite is our early commute is moving along swiftly but we have a problem that we will get to. >> richmond police are investigating the fatal shooting of a plan whose body was found in the mangled car. the city "shot spotter" system registered gun spots and officers rushed to ohio avenue and 7th when they found the victim dead. they believe he crashed his car after the shooting. >> talks in congress to end the government shut down -- a woman was rescued from san francisco bay after she fell into the water at pier 33 in san francisco. firefighters say the woman was sitting on a rail outside a restaurant and slipped and taken to the hospital but is expected to be okay. >> five, talks in congress to
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end the government shut down resume this afternoon in washington, dc, and yesterday congressional leaders were unable to broker a deal to end the stalemate now in the third week. the government will be unable to pay bills on thursday unless congress raises the debt ceiling by then. >> six, three american professors have won the nobel prize in economics. two of them are from the university of chicago and the third is from yale. they saw the course of stock and bond prices over long periods. >> check out how quiet it is on mount tamalpais. the camera is barely moving. not a cloud to be found. it will be warm and warmer in the seven-day forecast. >> thanks, mike. people flying from oak can sign the precheck security express lane from t.s.a., oakland kicked off the program yesterday and certain frequent mying public
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can preregister and keep shoes and jackets on while going through security check point in terminal one. also, you do not have to take the laptop computers out of the case. officials plan to add a second precheck lane in terminal two by the end of the year. this service is available through the t.s.a. global entry program only on domestic flights with participating airlines. >> a san francisco landmark that is recognized around the world will finally be getting a were needed makeover. tourists and local residents admire the breathtaking view that features the famous group of hopes known as the painted lady for the colorful facades and the hilltop park has a long to-do list and plans to re-pave walkways and build new restrooms and install new watering system for the lawns with the work to me begin in july of next year. the renovation should be finished by december of 2014. >> the morning news continues at 5:30 with the top stories including continuing coverage of
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the bart strike threat, a looping strike less than 24 ours away. we are getting commuter reaction on this possible work stoppage. >> also, marion the move, the latest trip for the oakland mayor and the growing tab that the taxpayers are picking up. >> from the roof camera toward the embarcadero and the columbus day forecast coming
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>> live from the kgo-tv broadcast center this is abc7 news. >> good morning, no bart strike this morning, 5:29. thanks for joining us. >> the bart trains are rolling but what happens tomorrow is anyone's guess after an optimistic start to contract talks on sunday morning, bart gave the unions a take it or leave it final offer. matt keller has more with where
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it stands this morning. matt? >> we do know that union negotiators are back here later today but we don't know where talks will go after bart management made the final offer. here is new video of negotiators from all sides leaving here this morning at 2:30. bart made the last, best, and final offer yesterday afternoon. general manage said it is $7 million more than friday's offer. union leaders want do continue to negotiate. if not they will strike. >> given the district four extensions to get the deal done and at some point you have to say "enough is enough" and let people know we can do the deal, if you don't want to you be pushing us in a corner. >> we can put out a good proposal. they have to decide if it meets their needs. the the chief of the mediation joins the talks yesterday and left at 2:30 this morning
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appointed by president obama and is an indication that washington is paying close attention to the talks. a spokesperson said management will not move on the economic issues and will give the communes two weeks to consider the deal before it will be retracted. however, they say they will talk to the unions about some of the side issues. the union negotiators will be back her at 12:30 but no word on if bart management is here today, as well. >> bart trains rolling and this being columbus day, a holiday, it is looking good on the roadways. >> it is looking decent and we have between 37 and 40 trains running right now, but as we take you to marin county we have report of a car and a deer southbound wrote we at lincoln avenue not causing any delays in the southbound direction, and northbound side, through benicia not seeing problems of the we are still tracking this, not quite sure if it is due to a
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wreck involving a couple of vehicles or a grass tire but we do have fire trucks on the scene along vasco road nearby ron and this is causing quite the delay according to our wazeers. outside, from our emeryville camera to the bay bridge, a beautiful sight with an early let construction that is cleared. a few flashing lights but all in all a great ride from emeryville to san francisco. we have an equally lovely forecast with mike nicco. >> absolutely. check out live doppler 7 hd and you can see the air is dry and no radar returns and an easy commute weather-wise and we will break down the next 12 hours. notice the exploritorium flag, limp as can be not moving at all. a good indication that high pressure is call weather is over the top of us. look what it does to the temperatures, the coast is coolest 66 to 68 and 72 to 77
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and inland 75 to 81. the warming trend begins today. i will tell you how long it will last in the seven-day forecast. >> continuing coverage of the bart strike threat again commuters are facing the situation of not knowing whether they can rely on wart trains. we are at walnut creek with reaction. >> riders have a yo-yo relationship with bart. they are anxious, waiting at night. in the morning there is happiness and relief. that is the mood thousand at this walnut creek station. people are relieved the trains are running. a lot of riders say they went to bed without knowing but were happy weapon they saw the news. >> it is taking so long. i ride bart every day so i am hoping because i have stuff to
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do. getting back to the yo-yo part of the relationship, tonight is a chance that the anxiousness will return if no deal is reached today, they could strike tomorrow. bart riders say this now part of their jog following the negotiations, checking to see if they will have a ride. some say it is getting a little bit old. >> in the event of a bart strike tomorrow the transit agency has chartered 200 buses to help riders and they will run from these nine stations: concord, lafayette, walnut creek, west oakland, dublin/pleasanton, san leandro, hayward, and the shuttle bus service runs from 5:00 to 8:00 a.m. in the weekdays. >> car pool was popular last time but with so many more cars expected to be on the freeway car pool lanes are enforced all
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day great 5:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on interstate 80, 880 and 680. the uncertainty is too much. i need an m.r.i. and an appointment with the pain clinic but until i know what the settlement is i will not schedule. >> if bart workers strike gridlock is expected to be worse than it was during the last strike in july when school was out and many people were on vacation. the other transit agencies are included at and you can download the waze app to navigate traffic and follow developments on twitter. >> this morning, uc berkeley police are warning students and others to be aware their surroundings after two women were assaulted in a 14-more span. this happened when a 19-year-old student was waiting for the bus on thursday and a man shoved her from behind and took her cell
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phone. that morning, a 257-year-old woman was problem and a man with a gun took her purse and pushed her to the ground. >> records show oakland mayor's travel tab is higher than that of other bay area mayors. the mayor is currently on her way to china her 34th trip and 5 the overseas since taking office in january of 2011. reports show she billed the city if 21 of the 33 previous trips at a cost $34,000. she was also entitled to more than $4,000 in meals each day for 83 days on the road. still, her travels are no match for the high flying ways of her predecessor who racked up $60,000 in one year including thousands in limousine services and $4,000 stay at the ritz in washington. mean while, san francisco mayor lee who is supposed to be going do china himself has billed the
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city over $15,000 for 11 of his 24 trips. he is scheduled to leave if a trip and stray -- san jose mayor has billed his city $24,000 for 19 trips. >> three american professors will share the nobel prize in economics. the three professors foresaw the course of stocks and bond prices over long periods. two hail from the university of shill and the other from yale. the committees have now announced all six winners of the awards for 2013. >> we are in third week of the government shut down with no end in sight. the talks resume this afternoon. congressional leaders were unable to get a deal to re-open the government. the stock markets are opening down as investors worry the government could be unable to
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pay its bills. treasury secretary warns that would happen on thursday if congress doesn't raise the debt limit. >> 7,500 workers at the national laboratories will be furloughed on friday unless congress ends the shutdown. east bay congressman held a meeting working with the second of energy to ensure that laboratory workers get back pay weapon the federal government re-opens. >> governor brown spent the weekend rejecting 30 bills on the deck including three sponsors by bay area democrats. the governor revealed a highly controversial bill by a senator from san jose that would have extended the statue of limitations for some childhood victims of sexual abuse. he vetoed a measure sponsored by senator hill of san mateo that would require pharmacists to notify prescribing doctors when they substitute gentleman nearbies for been name drugs and the governor rejected an of the
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by senator leno of san francisco to give the prosecution an option of reducing heroin and cocaine possession charges from a felony to a misdemeanor. >> the trains are ringing this morning on a holiday and hopefully no problems. >> we have had a couple of problems including a car and a deer in marin county with top speeds in sausalito through the tunnels and into san francisco, we will have a report a grass fire so that is causing quite the delays. we are seeing a heavy backup at 31 miles per hour over the altamont pass for the top speed and it stays close headed into livermore. it will take you 35 minutes to head from tracy to dublin. mike? >> we are getting cold air
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drainage on the peninsula, 43 in palo alto and menlo park, and woodi'd is 41 and foster city is 44 and san mateo is 48 and we have 51 in san bruno. antioch is 59. napa is 41 and 39, now, in half moon bay. if you are going for the weigh in at 7:00, dress warmly. here is the day planner, temperatures are going to be in the 40's and low 50's except for 39 at half moon bay. total sunshine and temperatures 59 noon, 68 at coast, the bay is 70, 68 at coast and 72 around the bay at 4:00. dress for temperatures six to eight degreer cooler at 7:00. above average on tuesday, wednesday, and slight cooling at
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>> covering santa rosa, berkeley, san jose, and all the bay area, this is abc7 news. >> today, this is one place in the bay area where putting on weight is not only encouraged but it will bring you a big honor. >> and maybe big money. we are talking about the half moon bay pumpkin festival weigh off and the winners can weigh more than a smart car. we are at half moon bay to preview the beauties. nick? >> folks are out here to have fun. they are good friends and all know each other and when it comes time to weigh in it is extremely competitive. i want to he you video from last year how the weigh in usually goes. the guy who won last year is from oregon, and he set a new record for the half moon bay pumpkin contest winning with a pumpkin that weighed 1,075
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pounds. this year, there could be a break of the current world record of $2,032. one is gary miller and says as long as he has done this, they never know the true winner until they hit the scale. >> we are usually friendly until weigh off day. then we get grumpy. >> cash prizes will be offered for the heaviest pumpkin if california, the heaviest in san mateo county and the prettiest pumpkin will be awarded to the one with the most applause. look at this: we don't know. it could be the biggest but it may not be. weigh in tarts at 7:00 a.m. and it continues until 11 a.m. with a report today at 11:00 showing you all the competitors.
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>> today the cupertino city council is expected to formally approve a plan for apple's new space ship like headquarters. the planning commission has approved the building four stories tall and offer almost three million square feet of work space. it is expected to house 14,000 employees. >> for the first time former arizona gabrielle giffords attended a gun show with her husband in new york pushing for background checks on buyers at gun shows. >> stopping guns takes courage, the courage to do what is right, the courage of new ideas. i have seen courage when my life was on the line. now is the time to come together. >> new york state has a voluntary agreement between gun show operators and sellers
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requiring background checks on weapons for sale. gabrielle giffords was nearly killed when a gunman were order fire on her and a group of people at an open house event in 201. >> now we will check with leyla gulen on westbound 92 with folks eager to keep their cry on the pumpkins. >> they are gorgeous. we have 41 trains running on time right now so we are looking at the clear conditions on the mass transit. taking you into the north bay we have this problem a car versus a dear and everyone was pushed to the shoulder. southbound 101 at lincoln avenue we have spectator slowing so heavy bumper-to-bumper traffic and southbound 101 at capitol expressway a two-car crash is blocking one lane and not seeing delays yet. northbound side not a problem making it up to the 280 and 680 split and further to the san jose airport, also, golden
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prices one way. >> good morning, everyone, we will start with live doppler 7 hd showing dry air with the satellite not even a cloud to be found so the temperature at half moon bay is 39 degrees. dress warmly for the big weigh in. east bay hills camera, it is quiet as you look on emeryville and berkeley across to san francisco with the reflection of the bay bridge and the water it is calm this morning, because of the high pressure and it is cooler when you step outside. warmer, though, this afternoon, and we go cooler temperatures to amer temperatures, quite a spread and thou that with sunshine and dry air and it will be clear tonight and watch out for the hills. it will be breezy but the main thing is to keep the temperatures higher tonight than this morning in the hills. above-average temperatures all
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week we will see a slight cooling trend this weekend and this is how it looks from the other side, downtown back to emeryville you can see how quiet it looks, and highs versus average, 79 in livermore, and san francisco is 72 and san jose 77, one degree warmer and top out at 77 in redwood city and liver more is 81 and oakland is 75 and three degrees warmther than average and you can enjoy the warm sunshine. transition from high over the pacific to high in the great basin while you were sleeping so 506 shore wind and temperatures are rising. today, 77 and a lot of mid-to-upper 70's and 81 in gilroy and 79 in santa cruz with sunshine, and mid-to-upper 70's on the peninsula and 77 in redwood city and 72 in mill gray and we hang out in the mid-to-upper 60's loan the coast and low-to-mid 70's downtown and south san francisco and sausalito and 75 in petaluma to the north, a warm spot in the
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north bay valley and 80 in santa rosa and in the mid-70's throughout the eat bay shore but for richmond at 72 and oakland at 75 and fremont 76 and in the upper 60's to low 80's in the east bay valleys for the warm spot and temperatures in the shelter valleys in the 40's and most of us in the low 50's. here is a look at the seven-day forecast, warmer tomorrow, cooling hits the coast on thursday, a few clouds and the clouds are more numerous. cooler through friday, saturday, and sunday. >> the story that is aha, a simple bedtime change that parents can make that improve your child's behavior. >> aha -- what is in a kiss? >> do it yourself, that is more popular than ever. a new surge
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>> a look at the bay bridge toll plaza where things are starting to backup on this columbus day and leyla gulen will tell us if the lights are on. >> nfl commissioner believes that washington redskins owner snyder is way down the road in considering whether the team should change its name. last night when they play the cowboys the commissioner took a question of the name change debate at a season ticket
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holders meeting and it was the first time they play add game since president obama said he would think about changing the name if he were the owner. the commissioner says the ownership feels strongly about keeping the name but wants to do the right thing. >> we will go to the loudest stadium in the nfl, arrowhead in kansas city where the chiefs' fans hit a new threshhold, an official says that the old sound record set by seattle seahawk fans was 136.6 decibels during a matchup with the niners but the chief fans reached 137.5 decibels in the closing of the game. a jet engine roars 140 decibels. >> the same. do the 49ers have a shot of that? >> i will keep the decibels down. it is early.
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6:00 about. hope you had a wonderful week. happy columbus day. we are looking at holiday lite but we have quite a bit of traffic over the usual spots including the altamont pass and highway 4 through antioch. we have this problem, though, in san jose, northbound along 101 coming up this area with one lane blocked but traffic is running smoothly with early reported southbound side but the accident is in the northbound direction. you might start to see a development of some congestion there as you make it up to the 280/680 submit. the san mateo bridge out of hayward to fosterty traffic is slowing, as well. >> good morning, everyone, the flag is moving once in a while but right now it is limp. nothing. nothing. nothing going on. it is a quiet monday morning. fremont is one degree warmer than yesterday. oakland is the same. three degrees warmer in san
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francisco. four in san jose. six in con cord. it will take over the entire state at 58 in tahoe. extent in yosemite national park. 80 through the central valley. 70 and sunshine in monterey. a great day to be there. 75 in san diego and low-to-mid 80's in los angeles. >> if you are a parent you probably know this: science is now offering proof that children's sleep habits impact their behavior. children put to bed at the same time each night are significantly less likely to misbehave and children who change to having a regular bedtime and not getting more sleep had clear improvements in their behavior. researchers say children with erratic bedtimes are more likely to have behavioral problems including hyper activity and emotional difficulties and have symptoms similar to jet lag.
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>> a study confirms kissing is a second way of picking a life partner. the study says through kissing, couples are sampling the smell and taste of potential packs to see if they will be a good fit for the duty. it can also determine the longevity of a relationship. women rate kissing as more important in romantic relationship. findings are published in sexual behave and human nature. >> bart negotiations take a tense turn at 6:00 with the last, best, and final offer the agency is making and the looming strike now over the commute tomorrow. >> also, new this morning, a truck tows away a totaled car in richmond and the deadly crime leading to the mess. >> a netflix partnership could change how you view tv shows and movies from
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>> live from the kgo-tv broadcast center this is abc7 news it is 6:00 a.m. we have bart: the trains are returning. but strike fears are just delayed by a day for commuters after talks ended in a new offer and new accusations. matt keller has the coverage on that. matt? >> both sides left at 2:30 this morning. the unions are upset that management put down the tineal offer and are threatening to strike tomorrow if no deal is reached today. here are the numbers from the offer. bart says the last, best and final offer is $7 million more than the offer on friday. the 3 percent wage increase a year over four years but workers have to pay 4 percent more for the pension and 9.5 percent more for medical. union leaders have said the give backs in benefits take away most if not all of the wage


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