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going starting with meteorologist mike nicco. >> you might want to pull the blanket over your head when you look outside it won't be too hot if you workout side. marine layer is around 2200 feet. even a little drizzle is possible as you look from our exploratorium camera. we're 55 degrees. steady during the morning hours. a lot of clouds left over. your lower level is the coast, 56 at noon, 58 at 4:00. notice the bay and inland temperatures very consistent, 65 to 66 at noon, 67 to 69 at 4:00 and a jacket needing 63 at 7:00. here's sue hall. >> a couple spobl spots the heatering lights on. slow and go there. slow traffic out of the central valley with a high wind advisory over the at mant and a
motorcycle down in pleasanton southbound 680. the motorcycle is in the second lane from the left. emergency crews blocking lane number three. traffic is stacked up for a 20-minute delay backed up to the 680 junction. we'll look back at this in a couple minutes. >> we have new details from the south bay where students at three schools will have to spend another year suffering on hot days without ac. >> the allen rock school district plans to wait until june of 2018 to install it. matt keller live at mccollam elementary in san jose. matt? >> reporter: we've had mild temperatures in san jose recently, especially for the end of may, but when it gets hot it can be really rough if you don't have air conditioning. don't take my word for it, listen to what this nine-year-old boy told our media partner the mercury news. >> it's super hot, it's like a barbecue and we're the meat on it. that's third grader victor
romero. the school district plans to wait until june, 2018, before replacing heating systems an installing heating systems in arbuckle, cureton and m elementary school. the teachers union wonders why the school district is adding more rooms when this is more of a pressing concern. the district was given $260 million to address issues like this. the mercury news says two investigations have started over allen rock's construction payments to its manager. a report from the state agency is expected to be released soon. reporting live from in san jose, matt keller, abc 7 news. >> matt, thank you. we have developing news at the white house this morning. president trump's communication director michael dubke has resigned. the 47-year-old was on the job only three months. abc news has learned he resigned on may 18 but offered to stay olen in the end of the president's first foreign trip. we expect to hear more at a white house briefing later today.
new information in the trump/russia investigation. cnn reporting russian government officials discussed having potentially derogatory information about president trump during the 2016 election. the conversations were intercepted by u.s. intelligence and were financial in nature, meantime, members of the president's inner circle are pushing senior trump adviser jared kushner to take a leave of absence amid reports of an fbi investigation. sources say he tried to create a secret communications channel with moscow after intelligence agencies found russia meddled in the election. abc's chief white house correspondent jonathan charles weighed in on the latest development. >> he's now at the center of the russia investigation. not a target, no indication he will become one but a person of interest and you have people very close to the president saying can he really do all of that and keep the massive portfolio that he has here at the white house? the administration insists that kushner did nothing wrong saying any back channel with
russia would have been used to discuss syria and other policy matters. the former dictator of panama, manuel noriega, has died. he was the head of military from 1983 to 1989 when the u.s. invaded panama and ousted him. u.s. agents later arrested noriega on drug and money laundering charges. he as been in intensive care since march after complications from brain surgery. manuel noriega was 83 years old. a lake county man is in custody after allegedly attacking a man with a machete in what's believed to be a hate crime. clear lake police say 34-year-old anthony hammond cut an african-american man on the shoulder with a machete saturday night after yelling racial slurs. hammond was arrested after an hour's long standoff at his apartment and is being held on more than $1 million bail. >> this is a reminder not to leave your keys in your car. take a look. napa police say they found all of these keys on one suspected car thief. they arrested joshua eisen yesterday after people reported seeing him rying to get into
cars. napa police say if you recognize your key and had it stolen, give them a call. they ask us all to lock our car doors and take your keys and fobs with you. we told you about a south bay man who fought off a burglar, now we're hearing from the 82-year-old. abc 7 news was in san jose where yousef youkhaneh showed where you say his wife, 76-year-old christina, got attacked sunday night. she was in the backyard of their home when a would be burglar hit her in the head with a big stick. she screamed for her husband who went after the woman. >> i catch him, she hit she was like a tiger. very strong. >> he held the woman until deputies got there. they arrested the suspect identified as rehnu singh. yousef suffered bruises in the tussle and his wife received eight stitches to her head. some pretty dramatic video just came into our live desk.
look at this. a boat catches fire in the middle of the mediterranean sea. you see everyone jump overboard. it's footage captured by the portuguese air force. it's a boat packed with several dozen migrants and you see it got engulfed in flames there and everyone had to jump ship. 34 people were rescued in total. as you may know, there is a migrant problem with hundreds of folks migrating from africa and the middle east into europe so air crews regularly patrol the waters there. this footage though like nothing we've seen before. reggie? smeez ya has been buzzing about the brawl between the washington nationals and the giants and baseball fans and non-baseball fans are talking about this when they get to work following the long weekend. there's a little history between these two. giants pitcher hunter strikeland and bryce harper were yesterday's main combatants and this could have been payback. harper whacked two tape measure home runs off strickland in the
2014 playoffs. >> i think it's rick did louse to hold a grudge from a playoff series two years ago. >> was it intentional? hard to tell if it was or not. >> after the game, strickland denied he tried to hit harper. you can argue about who won the fight. won 3-0 and they'll play again tonight. hopefully with no fisticuffs, that t that? a dream of having shops inside of bay area bart stations may have ended before it caught on. next, why the transit agency is embroiled in a multimillion dollar lawsuit. plus, seaworld's new orca show getting mixed reviews. the reason some still aren't happy with the revised san diego park offering. >> a live look at the exploratorium camera at pier 15 with abc 7 now. it's a gray way to start our day. day. keeping you up to date on
there except for possibly when the sun break us there the clouds. it will be sunny at times. if you're around the "baywatch" out for gusty breezes. 74 around 50 to 52 degrees. temperatures in the low to mid-50s everywhere except for daly city at 49. temperatures today cool, tomorrow warmer. we pull back again thursday. i'll have the weekend forecast next in your a.q. you weather seven day forecast. here's sue. >> we go to pleasanton, the site of a major accident involving a motorcycle at this hour. it's southbound before stone ridge and traffic is now stacked up back to the 680/580 interchange. expect delays there of 20 to 22 minutes. the accident is blocking two lanes southbound after stone ridge and elsewhere in the peninsula, this is a car off into a ditch blocking the
embarcadero northbound 101. tow truck is on scene trying to get that out. we have a bart delay. we'll tell you about that in a couple minutes. speaking of bart, it's being sued after a reported $95 million deal derailed according to the cron kuala lump chronicl. they teamed up with transmart. the deadline arrived but the promise was not fulfilled. bartlett the contract expire so transmart is suing, claiming bart held up the firm's store designs, drastically cut the amount of space it was promised and acted inappropriately in rejected transmart's financial plans. a parents alert. a mike spike in little league injuries leading to big concerns from doctors. and a woman accidentally backs her car int ♪ the opioid my doctor prescribed for my chronic back pain backed me up-big time. before movantik, i tried to treat it myself. spent time, money.
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seaworld san diego just unveiled a new orca show and it seems to be missing the mark with some folks. a 2013 documentary criticizing the conditions of captive orcas triggered protests and caused a real dip in attendance. seaworld revamped the show, its aim is to be more educational. protesters over the weekend say it's still not enough. >> imagine if you were taken away from your family and put into this unnatural habitat. how would you feel? seaworld released a statement saying in part their
animals, including the orcas, live happy and healthy lives and thrive in their care and people visiting seaworld san diego will be inspired and educated by air animals and new orca encounter. state safety inspectors are taking a closer look at the dublin water slide where a boy flew off and landed on the concrete below. abc 7 news was in dublin where the inspectors met with manufacturers and contractors following saturday's accident. video shows a 10-year-old boy karineing off the slide during opening day at the wave of emerald glen water park. fortunately he was not speciously hurt. the slide involved in the accident and a second similar one are closed indefinitely. new video shows the moment a driver in china accidentally backed her car into a river. witnesses say the woman was trying to back into a parking spot when suddenly her car sped backward into the water. a good samaritan jumped into the river but he wasn't good at swimming, that's when a second man jumped in saving both the driver and the good samaritan. the woman's car, though, not so
lucky. colin kaepernick is a free agent looking for a job. the niners biggest rivals, the seahawks, appear to be interested in signing the qb. one team clearly says it never even talked about a deal with. the new york giants said fans sent letters urging them not to sign kap following his refusing to stand during the national anthem as a protest last season. >> it does feel more like football weather right >> training camp starting all rig right. >> that's what it seems like. >> look at the flags unfurled pointing to the east, we have a stout sea breeze. clouds and sunshine. when the low clouds break up, high clouds will move in and keep us cool today. drizzle, chance of showers tonight with those clouds and summer warmth still coming this
weekend, i have fog around santa rosa at charles m. schultz airport. you can see a half mile right there, airport road 101, that area very thick. let's talk micro climates. we'll hit 70 in los gatos, morgan hill, and santa cruz. 68 to 68 that's your spread on the peninsula. breezy along the coast this morning, this afternoon keeping you in the upper 50s. same thing in downtown san francisco, only 59 today. upper 50s bodega bay, 69 in petalu petaluma, vallejo 68. 71 to 75 for the rest of the north bay communities. 63 to 70 but that 70 is a misnomer in hercules. oakland will be 64. east bay valley 69. san ramon valley 70s possible around pleasanton and in the northern part of san ramon valley. highway 4 will be the warmest,
76 to 68 degrees. mid to upper 50s with mostly cloudy conditions and the chance of drizzle and stray shower. it becomes partly cloudy tomorrow. brighter thursday but temperatures will hold steady as a dry cold front thursday will keep us below average and you can see the warmer weather away from the coast starting friday. hey, sue, what are you watching? well, we're watching unfortunately a motorcycle accident in the pleasanton area, this is southbound 680 near stone ridge, or just after stone ridge. you can see by the red sensors it's stacked up back towards and beyond the 680 interchange with 580. so two lanes are blocked here, motorcycle in one, emergency crews in the other. not a good alternate unless you want to go all the way around from 580 towards 880 and back around again but seriously they should have that clear pretty quickly. we'll keep your eye on it. a bart delay, ten minutes system wide due to some switching problems in downtown oakland and lake merritt. that is causing the entire system to be delays about 10
minutes, no other problems with muni or caltrain or any mass transit this is morning. we'll be back to check on this and that accident in pleasanton in just a few. >> thank you, sue. if you're looking for a financial planner, 7 on your side's michael finney is next with what to consider before handing over your money. plus a staffing plus a staffing what the energy conscious whopeople among usle? say small actions can add up to something... humongous.
[ alarm ] >> earthquake, earthquake. that sound could make the difference between life and death for all of us in california. scientists say their dream of developing an earthquake warning system is getting closer to reality but shake alert technology faces an uncertain future. because of a proposed $9 million cut in federal spending. >> in the moment we're at the go full speed ahead to implement the plan so it's disconcerting to see a message that says, by the way, we're going to put a full halt to everything. >> the system alerted seismologists six seconds before napa was rocked by an earthquake in 2014. several california cities have also invested money in developing the technology in the
hope of saving lives. time now to ask finney. this morning, may from alameda has a question about financial planners. she spoke to us at our ask finney event in alameda. 7 on your side's michael finney has your answer. >> what's the best place to find a good reliable financial planner? >> may, that is a great question. here's what i want you to do -- look for a financial adviser who is a certified financial planner, they're licensed and regulated plus they have to take classes every year on different aspects of financial planning. i want you to look for the word "fiduciary." that means they're required to look after your best interests, not their own. also look for a planner who has clients like you, if you don't have a ton of cash, you don't want to be with a planner who usually works only with millionaires. finally, ask friends who they use. may, this is really important, it's worth your time, good luck and thanks for the question. >> if you have a question for
michael finney, record it on your smartphone or tablet and share it on social media with the hashtag "ask finney" or go to abc7news.com/askfinney. you can see your questions answered here on abc 7 mornings. san francisco sheriffs deputies find themselves being ordered to work overtime because of staffing shortages in the jails. the san francisco sheriff's department employs 840 deputies to secure the jails, courts, public hospitals and city hall. deputies received a memo on may 19 from sheriff vicky henessey. she expects every deputy to work 12 hours overtime per pay period and managers to work eight hours. that remains in effect until september. nasa will release new details about its unprecedented many igs to touch the sun. the mission is called solar probe plus expected to lunch next summer. the probe will orbit the sun within its atmosphere which extends four million miles from the sun's surface. the goal for the mission is to collect data to improve forecasting of space weather
events that impact life on earth. next at 6:30, the promposals that went too far at one south bay school. why some students are being called racist. developing news in alameda after a deadly rollover crash. residents are calling for changes. is concerns they have over speeding. our may gray this morning bringing us patchy drizzle. we may have more tonight and a few showers. look at temperatures today, five to eight degrees below average. to eight degrees below average. we didn't
if you only went to work yesterday it would have been smooth sailing for you through the bay bridge toll plaza. today everybody's back. >> but you know what feels exactly the same? the weather. as you head out the door you may want to grab a jacket, overcast and cool, mike. >> the may gray will be here through the end of the month and then some june bloom. >> oh, great. >> but we have heat, a roller coaster coming our way. let's jump into live doppler seven and show you what's going on. 35 in fair field, 30 at sfo and they get faster during the afternoon and evening hours just like yesterday. here e here's san rafael. 49 to 55.
56 at the coast, 66 around the bay and inland. some of us will need sunglasses by noon. the clouds will linger like yesterday, maybe longer. 58 at the coast to 69 around the bay and inland at 4:00. 54 to 64 is your spread at 7:00. we have patchy drizzle but i haven't heard of slick streets. how about you, sue? >> not yet. let's go to san mateo for the san mateo bridge. we have slow traffic for about a 22-minute drive from hayward to foster city. a couple problem spots, slow traffic through walnut creek, southbound 680 to the 24 junction. where we do have a problem is 680 south near stone ridge and pleasanton, a motorcycle down, two lanes remain blocked. traffic stacked up to the 580/680 junction. they are experiencing a delay getting a tow truck there. once that happens hopefully we'll get that cleared. and a bart delay we'll tell you about in a few minutes. thank you, sue. slow down, that's the plea from people in alameda after watching this deadly rollover
wreck. >> this surveillance video you will only see on abc 7 news. that pickup flipping down the street. two people died and several others have critical injuries. >> amy hollyfield live in alameda this morning. amy? >> reporter: hi, reggie. some here in alameda say this accident is what they've been worried about would happen. someone overnight left flowers and candles here at the site of the accident on park street at webb avenue in front of the bicycle shop just to remember these two victims killed here. there's a lot of frustration in this town about how people drive on this street. here is the surveillance video of the horrific crash, this is video you will only see on a news witnesses say the driver was going 60 mile per hour through the shopping district, ran red lights and lost control. residents in alameda say speeding is a problem on this street. >> there's been several
collisions and a few near-misses here where this pedestrian crossing is because people are in a hurry to get from one end to the town to the other and they kind of just go past where the pedestrians are. they have a light that's supposed to blink but it's pretty much ignored. >> getting across the street can be difficult at the best of times because you push the button, the lights come on, nobody stops. >> reporter: some residents have launched a campaign here in town saying slow down in town to raise awareness of the driving behavior through here. seven people were inside the truck, two two were killed, five are in critical condition. reporting live from alameda, amy hollyfield, abc 7 news. fremont police are trying to determine how an encounter involving one of their officers escalated into a had soing. it's the department's fourth officer-involved shooting in as many month. it happened near mowry avenue and blacow road. someone flagged down an officer after spotting a man holding a
pipe in a shopping center. officers found him, a chase started and it led to a confrontation. an eyewitness explains what happened next. >> i thought he was pulling out his taser but he pulled out his gun. i said "oh, my god, he just shot him." he shot him three times. the victim was rushed to a nearby trauma center. police haven't released his condition. a pipe was found at the scene and the officer was placed on administrative leave. the oakland city council will vote on a settlement with the woman who says police officers sexually exploited her. jasmine abuslin formerly known as celeste guap sued the city for $66 million. the city attorney is recommending a $1 million settlement. she says she had sex with multiple police officers from several bay area agencies, including when she was underage. criminal charges have been filed against four former and current officers linked to the investigation. 6:33 now. also happening today, a jury resumes deliberation in the trial of three sclanta clara ja
guards charged in the death of an inmate. the three men were guards at the county's main jail in san jose. they're accused of beating mentally ill inmate michael tyree to death in 2018. prosecutors say he was beaten so badly his spleen was neverly severed in half. defense attorneys claim he died when he slipped or fell after climbing on a toilet in his jail cell. the men could face life in prison if convicted of murder. federal investigators focusing on a meeting between the president's son-in-law jared kushner and a russian banker in december. the "new york times" reports the president's senior adviser was looking for a direct line to russian president vladimir putin russian president vladimir putin when he me gork gorkov. they're looking into russia's role between russia and the trump campaign. a protest against a new sanctuary city in texas erupted into a scuffle between lawmakers. the elected officials were seen pushing and shoving one another
on the floor as the protest raged in the gal aarea yesterday. the texas lawmakers were debating a highly controversial law that allows local police to question people about their immigration status. the governor signed a measure earlier this month. democrats are trying to get the legislature to reconsider the law but republicans say it won't happen. police in florida may release tiger woods' police report today. he is blaming medicine prescribed by a doctor for his dui arrest and here is the photo taken for his mug shot following his arrest early yesterday morning. woods has apologized and insists that alcohol was not involved. he had back surgery and claims he didn't realize taking different medications would affect him so strongly. a los gatos high school senior accused of creating a racist pr out. he had a bitmoji for his
promposal. his date wasn't impressed so he tried dressing like the bit joemy, black face and all. >> i do no mean this in a racist way whatsoever. i'm very sorry if you feel offended. there's another controversial promposal. one student drawing a sign that asked "do you want to be my "n" word" and take a look? the sign also included a drawing of a black person hanging from a tree. los gatos high school says it's taking steps to better educate its students. uber's board of directors will hear about a probe in its workplace culture tomorrow and that will focus on accusations of sexual harassment and discrimination. former u.s. attorney general eric holder and one of his law partners are leading that investigation. the allegations against san francisco-based uber came out in a blog post by a former employee. tech crunch reports investigators have gathered information from hundreds of uber employees. >> if you're driving along highway 12 in sonoma county and spot smoke, don't be alarmed. crews will be conducting a
controlled burn at bouverie preserve from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. multiple fire agencies will participate including cal fire. officials say controlled burns are used to eliminate wild land debris, control invasive species and reduce the chances of more destructive fires. check out the traffic on the san mateo bridge this morning. we have a little drizzle but it looks cleaner. right now just mainly cloudy. gusty on the bay today. watch out for that and also for the north/south bridges. mass transit cool most of the day, here's the small craft advisory until 3:00 at the coast, starting at noon through 9:00 this evening, let's head south in the hills. los gatos 47. everybody else 54 to 55. you can see low to mid-50s everywhere.
tonight fireworks, no, not in the form of you're thinking yesterday. 57 to 55. let's hope we have a clean game and the giants win. sue? we'll look at the bay bridge toll plaza where the metering lights were turned on at 5:22. stick stacked up for the fast trackers, the cash-paying lanes and commute lanes are getting by just fine but you're looking at significant delays into the macarthur maze for about 10 minutes to get towards the toll plaza. esh eastbound we had an accident cleared near treasure island. slow traffic out of the central valley and with this motorcycle down, they have the tow truck on scene southbound 680 after stone ridge. two lanes remain blocked but a 22-minute drive from the 580/680 junction southbound towards the sunol grade. otherwise we are looking at a ten-minute bart delay system wise due to a switching problem.
no other mass transit problems. we'll touch back with this and more. electrification is expected to bring faster and more frequent trains on caltrain. that's putting more focus on track safety. the california public utilities commission has listed four intersection among its top priorities for elevating the tracks. it would separate them from drivers and pedestrians. at the burlingame crossing wait times in 20 years could jump from five minutes to 24 minutes for drivers if no improvements are made. >> the rash of burglaries at bay area bart stations. the warning before you leave your car. real estate web site zillow wants your help. they're offering a million bucks to anyone who can solve a big problem. keeping you up to minute on keeping you up to minute on weather an
a massive explosion outside a popular ice cream shop in baghdad killed at least 17 people and hurt 32. the this video shows the moment the car bomb went off. isis is claiming responsibility for the attack. there was a second blast a few hours later. officials in the iraqi capital say a rush hour car bomb in another downtown area killed at least 14. the bombings come as militants are losing more territory to u.s.-backed iraqi forces in mosul. the veterans administration is investigating dozens of new cases of drug thefts by employees at v.a. hospitals and clinics nationwide. the associated press says the
v.a. has opened 36 new cases in the last six months and that brings the total number of open criminal officials point out drug thefts are a growing problem at private hospitals, too. a warning before you head to bart. there have been a rash of car burglaries at several stations in the bay area. >> matt keller is live at fremont bart with more. matt? >> reporter: good morning, natasha and reggie. this is troubling. you park your car then you go and hop on bart and when you get back later in the day you find out your window was smashed or even worse your car is gone. this has happened a lot recently. 16 auto burglaries or vandalism since sunday. most took place at the millbrae station yesterday. an officer found nine vehicles with their windows smashed. some victims say nothing was taken, others reported electronics, credit cards, cash and stereo equipment were stolen. an officer was able to find
fingerprints on at least one of the vehicles. four auto thefts have been reported since this past thursday. we have reached out to bart and have yet to hear back. reporting live from fremont, matt keller, abc 7 news. >> matt, thank you. experts are warning parents about a recent uptick in youth with baseball related injuries. one big problem, little league elbow that is caused by repetitive throwing that can increase stress to a growth plate in the inner part of the elbow resulting in inflammation. in some cases that can even get separated from the bone which could require surgery. the problem hits close to home for former olympic softball player and current espn correspondent jessica mendoza. >> this is so close to home for me. when you think about it it's pressure versus the love of the game. get the kids out there having fun not just out there trying to get a pro scholarship. >> here are tips to keep young players safe. don't play through pain. don't always throw overhand and don't try to throw too hard.
the university of california is no longer picking up the cap for its governing board. yesterday we told you the school system was under fire for the uc regents' lavish dinner. one was held in january for $17,600, that was one day before regents voted on increasing tuition. the chronicle reports that the event is charged to a private endowment but janet napolitano says the practice will stop to avoid question over the use of university or university-associated funds. the regents will have to pay for their own dinners. bmw is recalling more than 45,000 older 7-series sedans because the doors can fly open when you're driving. the nationwide recall covers cars from the 2005 through the 2008 model years that have the comfort access and soft door close options. it doesn't have a fix yet. but bmw says it will send letters to customers asking them
to set up an appointment. zillow is admitting its home val zestimates are not always accurate. the real estate web site is launching a contest offering a million dollar prize to anyone who can improve its valuation ago gric algorithm. zillow says this is unrelated to lawsuits filed in chicago right now that claim that zillow's home value estimate cans lead to losses for sellers. basketball fans, put on your thinking caps. >> where do you think oakland ranks for basketball fans. wallet hub released its report on this year's best cities for basketball. oakland came in at number three overall. the top performing teams, revenues and traditions are part of the equation as well as home game attendance and engage some here are the rest of the top five. number one, l.a. followed by boston, oakland, san
antonio and salt lake city. you know what you can get today? take a look at these. these are the shirts for the finals, all gold everything. we're getting a sneak peek of it. >> can you even tell this is the shirt for the warriors? they're kind of faded and inside out looking but i guess that's the look. espn's coverage of game one starts thursday at 5:30. join us for an all warriors pre-game show at 5:00. let's talk about sfo. the reason i wanted to show you this is there's a few drops on the lens. delays are averaging about an hour behind schedule. we'll see sunshine but like yesterday it will be late in the afternoon. cool breezes keeping us more like winter than summer, drizzle, chance of light showers tonight. it will be summer again friday, saturday and sunday. half mile visibility and santa rosa, airport road 101
windsor and san jose. that -- spring chill, 59 degrees. richmond 60, marina 61. daly city 57. oakland a breezy afternoon, 64. hayward 66. fremont and richmond and castro valley the warm spots at 67. breezy on both sides of the peninsula. on the coast upper 50s. bay side 64 in millbrae to palo al alto. up in the north bay, 75 degrees in san jose. that's a sworm spot. look at san rafael and novato. summer forgot to start yesterday in the south bay. 69 in san jose and santa clara with milpitas at 67. warmer in santa cruz, 72 and not running the air conditioner in the valley, 71 for concord to fairfield. tonight you can see green out there. that's the drizzle to a light shower. most of us will miss out on it. it will be milder tomorrow
morning. 52 to 59. my accuweather seven-day forecast, the system will keep our temperatures steady wednesday. a dry cold front will keep us cool once again and you can see finally friday, saturday, sunday and monday 80s around the bay and inland but 60s at the coast. how about the commute? >> slow and go for certain folks. we have an issue on the san mateo bridge. to the upper right of your screen there's an emergency vehicle, looks like police activity on the right hand shoulder, traffic is very slow around go getting across the span from hayward to san mateo. about a 20 to 22-minute drive there. elsewhere, an update on the pleasanton accident. it's southbound 680 after stone ridge. still there, motorcycle down, two lanes blocked and slow traffic continues down to the sunol grade as well. a tow truck is trying to get on scene but you're looking at traffic stacked up from the 580/680 junction past vargas
towards the sunol grade. elsewhere we had an accident. this is northbound 85 the el camino off ramp, a car stuck on the clover leaf at the off ramp and slow traffic on the el camino in that area as well. in the mountain view area and bart continuing with a ten-minute delay system wide due to switching problems at oakland and lake merritt stations that will be cleared shortly. we'll check back in just a few. that breaking news we've learned that a very well-known nuclear power plant in pennsylvania known as three mile island is now closing. the corporation that runs the plant says they'll shut it down in two years due to financial reasons. here's a picture in that corporation's web site. also want to show you this, it's old video from abc news. this was the site of the worst nuclear power plant accident in u.s. history in 1979. that's the video you're looking at. a reactor melted back then. it had no detectable health
effects on plant workers or the public, still caused sweeping changes in the industry so very important announcement. reggie, back to you. >> jessica, thank you. suspected of a hate crime will face dublg murder charges in oregon. portland police believe 37-year-old jeremy joseph christian stabbed three men who defended two young women from an anti-muslim tirade. two of those good samaritans died. another is still recovering following friday's vie vent tragedy aboard a light rain trail. if convicted, he could face the death penalty. prosecutors describe him as a white supremacist. a woman who approached crews as they fought a grass fire in the east bay may be connected to that fire. abc 7 news was on ascot drive in the oakland hills when a grass fire burned yesterday on steep terrain behind a home. firefighters say the timing helped them put it out. nearby the fire crews ran into a woman who said she had been stabbed. they say she had no signs of any injury.
police took her in for questioning and a psych evaluation. time is running out for you to vote on names of two osprey chicks born on a crane. names have been narrowed down to whirly and windy and pride and purpose after richmond's city motto. you can cast your vote through midnight tomorrow. we have a link on our web site, abc7news.com. we're back in 90 seconds with the seven things you need to know before you go. first our instagram photo of the day. remember, share your photos and video with the hashtag abc 7 now. and we keep up weather and traffic throughout the commercial break to you know commercial break to you know what it looks like and
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it's 6:54. here are the seven things you need to know before you go. sue? number one, we still have this accident in pleasanton at southbound 680. two lanes block, motorcycle down after stone ridge, a long stream of slow traffic if you're headed towards the sunol grade. we have a bart delay, a medical emergency west oakland station, single tracking through the tube so expect delays on bart. number two, one day after a deadly crash captured on video, alameda residents say speeding is a problem for the city's downtown. yesterday's crash on park street killed two people. five others are in critical condition. fremont police trying to figure out how an encounter involving an officer escalated into a shooting, this happened yesterday at a shopping center near mowry avenue and blacow
road. the man survived, the officer is on leave. san francisco sheriff's deputies being ordered to work overtime due to staffing shortages in the jails. deputies are expected to work 12 hours of ot per pay period until september. number five, president trump's communication director has resigned after three months of the job. from the live desk, just gotten a update, he put out a statement saying it's his great honor to serve the president. insiders say it could be signs of a bigger shakeup for the president's team. number six, you have to be above 2200 feet to see this sunrise, that's why we're above mt. tamalpais. cool, 50s at the coast, 67 to 69. number seven, hunter pence and denard span will be at peet's coffee stores. pence is at the peet niece in the perry building, and both
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good morning, america. breaking news for our viewers in the west. white house shakeup. the communications director has resigned as president trump's son-in-law caught in the cross hairs with bad communications with russia. democrats and republicans express concerns. >> some administration officials are saying well, that's standard procedure. i don't think it is. >> new question this is morning. >> overnight devastating storms tear through the southeast injuring more than a dozen people. winds topping 60 miles an hour. flipping over homes one with a woman inside. the severe storms on the move. the northeast on alert right now. >> tiger woods under arrest. the golfing great taken into custody for driving under the influence. he's speaking out now claiming alcohol was not involved. can the superstar ever make a coba
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