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was grant add recess in the a.c. transit labor dispute and asked for a 60-day cooling-off period and got it. workers threatened to strike after rejecting two contract deals or proposals last week. ought state agency looking into the deaths of two workers at the 49ers stadium in santa clara is re-opening the investigation into the death of one of the workers. the man who was killed in an elevator accident in june. matt keller joins us with that news. this is a week after the second death. >> yes, it does. safety is on the minds of workers. they say a few changes have taken place since the death at construction site. today, a new revelation that osha is taking another look at the investigation into the death of worker back in june. >> workers started arriving in santa clara at the new 49ers stadium at 6:15. they are still dealing with the death of edward lake jr. last week. osha says the 61-year-old truck driver was killed when a bundle of rebar being unloaded by a
fork lift fell off the truck and on top of him at 6:30 in the morning on october 14. since then, the start time has been moved back half an hour so 7:00 a.m. so this is more light. >> we are making changes with the lighting and stuff. that is a factor. >> each morning we do a team briefing: what are you doing in how will you be safe? safety is cue. you have to be thinking of your fingers and toes and that you want to go home. >> osha is shining new light on what happened when don white was killed by a counterweight of an elevator on june 11. he was communicating with the operator and wasn't wear the elevator was working. it is a mystery why he didn't move, knowing the elevator was coming down toward him. osha originally gave his employer, the subcontractor, a notice that no violation occurred. a spokesman told me that it was in the final review stage before a staff person raised questions
and rescinded the notice. there is in word on what the questions were. osha can fine a company from $5,000 up to $70,000 per violation. as for the workers' killed at the site, nothing can bring back what was taken away in an instant. >> it is tragic for them, for the families, for the job. it is a reminder to take life for what it is and enjoy the moments. that quick, it can happen. you know? >> osha said they have six months from the date of the accident to finish their investigation. that means the report on don white must be completed by december 11. >> matt, thank you. happening now in the south bay, san jose police have issued a silver alert for a missing 82-year-old man. he was seen yesterday near his hour in san jose wearing a
multicolored shirt with white pants and black shoes and could be driving a gray, four door, 2008 hyundai. >> we now know the cause of death of an oakland woman whose found was found this year. according to our media partner, sandra coke was strangled to death. the federal criminal investigator was last seen august 4. her body was found in a park five days later. her former boyfriend, convicted felon, has been charged in the death. in an interview, he said he is insent but does not deny he was at the hotel where authorities believe she was killed. >> worried thunderstorms ask abc7 news to check on the chicken salmonella scare. we will tell you what we found in the bay area. >> the reason the food and drug administration want to hear from dog owners whose pets have eat an certain treat. >> royal baptism of rinse george
safeway. officials have not issued an official recall so the chicken can still be sold. if you keep it, be sure to cook that chicken thoroughly. watch out for p61378. 300 people have been sicked across the country and was traced to three plants in california. for more information on this story or to see the numbers, go to abc7news.com. the add -- food and drug administration need your help after 500 dogs and cats have died after eating jerky treats made in china. a woman launched a drive last week and they have been mostly recalled and the food and drug administration is ask youing to contact the food and drug administration if your pet is sick. >> the world got to look at prince george this morning baptized in london with a lot of
fanfare and changes from tradition. katie marzullo is in the newsroom. >> if you remember, last week, we saw the royal baby he looked like this. this morning, we get to look at prince george's face. he is three months. will and indicate -- kate broke with tradition. the queen of england and prince harry and prince george looking lovely with his parents. it is the first type since 1894 that four generations of royals have been photographed together. george is wearing a copy of the gun worn by royals for more than 150 years. the original was retired in 2004 when the queen decided it was too fragile. >> the queen had to dye the
place in tea to have that color. >> the ceremony was not held in buckingham palace where prince william and harry were baptized but in this setting. >> it was where princess diana's coffin laid. >> the godparents are cousins, one royal, and close friends from school and trusted advisors. >> it is very much about the couple making sure george will be raised as ordinary as he can be. >> we hope he does not see this, an $80,000 gold coin minted in his honor. >> the public, you, can get a legislation expensive version of the coin and after the christening there was a private tea party with a cake which was
partly from their wedding cake. >> hope it was frozen. >> nothing ordinary about that. >> just ahead, mike nicco. >> we are looking at all the fog, the bay bridge is lost in it. you cannot even see the other side of the bay from san francisco. believe it or not temperatures are about the same as yesterday. we will talk about how much longer the fog will remain in the morning commute and warmer weather and sunshine in the weekend forecast. >> thanks, mike. setting the pace of a man's walk and what it reveals about his interest in a woman. >> you may be surprised to learn how many i.r.s. workers are not complying with their own
covering daly city, dublin be los gatos and all bay area, this is abc7 news. >> encouraging news offer in marin county. the salmon that appeared in walker creek for the first time in five years. officials believe that the fish could be the result of eggs laid during last winter's spawning season. they began a program of releasing adult coho into the creek. >> there isc64#ry-+jg%señ@íí÷ñt the seashore conducting on 141 acres near drake at point reyes that will last until 4:00 this afternoon. it is an effort to reduce plants
>> lot of dampness, mike. >> yes, it is a damp chill here. i was going to run over to the explore inform for hot chocolate. it is cool in san francisco, about 51 degrees with a little bit of a breeze, a damp breeze. it can always be worse department, check out the radar, lake effect snow in new york and pennsylvania. they skipped fall and went straight to winter for a couple of days as the cold air funnels into the eastern two-thirds of the country. it is quiet on live doppler 7 hd with a lot of cloud cover. the lowest visibility is in san jose at 1.25. and napa is 2.5 visibility and everyone else has a slower rate of the fog leaving compared to yesterday so it will be cooler this afternoon.
the weather service will issue later today the north bay interior valleys in the san francisco bay shore are under a dense den tonight until the morning commute and it will be difficult commute. look at the low-to-mid 50's at the coast, the south bay, north bay, napa still only 48, and the sunshine is dominant in fairfield and antioch. the bay bridge is lost in fog. you cannot see treasure island. hazy sunshine. temperatures are close to average moving forward in the stepped period, though, another seven days without rain. it looks like december in walnut creek right now with low sun, hazy hanging around in the morning. the east bay valley saw more fog this morning than yesterday. temperatures are close to average in the south bay, mid-to-upper 70's this afternoon clouds. low-to-mid 70's and sun for the rest of the peninsula, and a brisk day at the coast.
cold and damp and mid-50's. mid-60's downtown and south san francisco and sausalito at 68. mid-to-upper 70's in the north bay valleys. bodega bay is only 53 due to the burn. we will have mid-60's to low 70's for the east bay shore line and the warmest weather inland is up to the 80's for the east bay valley. tonight, the thickest fog is in the same areas and east bay valleys, especially. which low pressure will dominate the weather? it is the weather that is cut off from the main low overturning the atmosphere on friday. it will bring in mid-to-upper clouds and that will hold our temperatures in the low-to-mid 80 range, say, low 80's we have a cooler air mass monday and tuesday but the transition, again, will be dry.
if you are headed out in the next hour grab a coat. it is damp and chilly outside right now. >> come inside, mike, you are done! >> an embarrassment for the i.r.s. lots of contractors who work for the agency are not compliant with tax laws. the i.r.s. inspector general issued a report this morning saying that 700 i.r.s. contractors, together, owe $5.4 million in back taxes. not being enrolled in a payment plan is supposed to disqualify you from doing work for the i.r.s. the i.r.s. needs to do a better job to ensure contractors are current in their taxes. >> guys, if you want to prove your love to your significant other, slow down. a study from the university of washington tracked how fast men and women walk alone with friends and with a rome map tick partner. a man walking with a female friend moves normal and the woman will speed up to match his
>> coming up at 4:00, a twitter tirade behind an account used to attack the white house pay as price. >> at 5:00, in the financial crosshairs, the $1 billion bay area company that could get a new owner. >> finally, the baby pandas known as cub a and cub b will go by their official new names. "good morning america" techniqued up with the atlanta zoo and they picked mei lun and mei huan meaning they are inscribebly beautiful and magnificent. >> they are now 100 days
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