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this morning a major breakthrough in talks between north and south korea. north korea says it will impose a moratorium on nuclear and missile tests if the u.s. agrees to hold talks. north korea has also reportedly said that they have no reason to have any nuclear weapons if they can get a security guarantee. although no word on exactly what that guarantee would entail. the south korean delegation that held talks with the north's leader, kim jong-un, returned home this morning. and south korea's president was not there, but there could be a summit between the two korean leaders some time soon. we do expect to learn much more later this morning. >> jessica, thank you. it's 4:30. if you're just joining us, let's get the quick update on your weather and traffic. mike? we had fog around novato, now disappeared. it will be moving somewhere. so be careful with that. visibility down to half a mile, just about five or ten minutes
ago. a look at my 12-hour planner for today. and you can see we're milder this morning. not quite as cold as we were yesterday. 36 to about 45 degrees. now we'll have low to mid-60s with high clouds and sunshine as we head to noon. and then we'll stay in the low 60s at the coast while the rest of us are in the mid to upper 60s. a delightful evening. those clouds will keep us insulated. 52 at the coast. mid to upper 50s. about ten degrees warmer than last night at 7:00. let's turn it over to alexis. not a whole lot going on. the weather is cooperating and no major issues. if you're an arly bird you shouldn't have any significant slowdowns. everyone cruising along just fine. a quick check of some drive times. we're still in the green this morning. westbound 580 tracy to dublin. if we were going to have any slow spots this would be one of them. westbound 4 antioch to concord in the green still at 13.
san rafael to san francisco, you look great, in the green at 16 minutes. new this morning two men are in jail on suspicion of being in possession of explosives. the homewood inn and suites. officials along with the bomb squad searched the room of jeremy guy and his father both from river bank. this is a photo of ronald guy getting arrested. chp was tipped off early sunday morning after jeremy guy was pulled over. and this morning police are working with smith's attorney to arrange his surrender. the former oakland raiders linebacker is accused of domestic violence. smith's fiancee told tmz she is the victim. they were engaged about two weeks ago. she says aldon attack her. he faces four misdemeanor charges. his parents helped check him into rehab. a san jose man is being
called a hero for stopping a woman who stabbed people on a bus heading from las vegas to oakland and on to oregon yesterday. they say the suspect boarded in bakersfield and suddenly grabbed a 3-year-old and put a knife to the girl's neck threatening to kill her. she stabbed the girl's mother who tried to fight back. the bus driver and two passengers jumped in. those passengers were wounded. nathan of santa cruz is one who stepped in. his wrist and finger were badly cut. >> trying to just stop her from hurting the mother and the daughter any more than she had already tried and done. adrenaline was going. i just didn't want her to hurt anybody. >> the woman stabbed herself in the neck. she is undergoing surgery. the 3-year-old was not hurt. her mother is expected to recover. developing news now, a former trump campaign aide is making headlines for saying the special counsel in the russia investigation may have incriminating evidence against the president. the white house denies these
accusations. abc news has the latest now from washington. >> reporter: this morning the fallout from former trump campaign aide's comments about president trump and the russia investigation. >> i think that he may have done something during the election, but i don't know that for sure. >> why do you think that? >> i can't explain it unless you were there. >> reporter: he was fired from the trump campaign on msnbc first by phone and then on camera promising to defy a subpoena from special counsel robert mueller. >> if he wants to send me to jail he can send me to jail and then i'll laugh about it and make a bigger spectacle than on your tv show. >> reporter: he says he's angry about a request to appear before a grand jury and turn over thousands of e-mails, worried mueller is targeting his mentor and trump ally roger stone. >> if they're trying to build a case against roger, i'm not going to be a part of it. >> reporter: he made the cable news rounds attacking the president on cnn. >> spending a lot of money on legal fees.
granted donald trump caused this because he's an idiot. >> reporter: he even alleged the president knew about a 2016 trump tower meeting between his son and a russian lawyer. >> i don't know why he went around trying to hide it. >> reporter: the white house is denying nunberg's accusations. >> he hasn't worked at the white house, so i certainly can't speak to him or the lack of knowledge that he clearly has. >> reporter: even though nunberg said he wouldn't testify, which could land him in jail for contempt of court, the ap is reporting nunberg now says he'll find a way to comply with the special counsel. 4:35 now. florida lawmakers have approved new measures to improve school safety and gun control. the legislation raises the minimum age to purchase a gun to 21 years old and also implements a three-day waiting period. some teachers will be allowed to be armed in the classroom on a voluntary basis. the action comes following last
month's mass shooting in a high school that left 17 people dead. families who lost loved ones have been urging lawmakers to take action. >> what we want to know here is how we're going to make our kids safe, going to school day, and not just our kids, all of your kids. >> one thing that is not in the bill is a ban on assault and assault-style weapons. the florida state senate voted down that amendment last week. a san francisco woman has raised thousands of dollars to send food and water to teachers on strike in west virginia. head of the united educators of san francisco started a go fund me page to raise money to deliver pizza to the 3,000 teachers on strike. teachers there are among the lowest paid in the nation and are demanding a 5% raise. today is the ninth consecutive weekday students will be out of school. go fund me has raised more than $17,000, surpassing the $15,000 goal. money will also going to the three unions on strike. stunning video shows airline
passengers wrestling a woman to the floor after she tried to open a door mid flight. >> i am god. i am god. >> you can hear her yelling i am god as they restrained her. this happened on a flight yesterday morning. airport officials told police they had an unruly passenger. officers were waiting for her at the gate. >> i'm not sprourprised passeng got involved. that's precisely what's been happening anytime we've had a disruption on a commercial airliner since 9/11. >> the woman is in the care of idaho health officials. prosecutors have not yet decided if they will press charges. >> check out the difference in temperatures. we're five to ten degrees warmer. crissy field, bayview, financial, 49 if you're coming through the ferry building, waking up in the marina. the castro, sunset and lake merced, about 48 in presidio.
a gorgeous view from the east bay hills. light breeze fz you're going to be out on the bay exercising cool this morning but mild this afternoon. if you're going to be in the ocean mild there. a look at our east bay valleys. temperatures are starting off significantly warmer than yesterday. we had a lot of frost. 44 at 8:00. already 55 from 10:00. we'll be in the mid to upper 60s from 2:00 to 4:00, back down to 56 at 8:00. let's go to the north bay. a lot of frost yesterday. not as much, if any, this morning. 53 at 10:00. mid to upper 60s from noon all the way through about 5:00. 6:00, about 51 at 8:00. so the big story after the nice warming trend today and tomorrow, tomorrow night into thursday our first storm. another one is going to pepper the weekend with chances of rain. we'll look at this one hour by hour next. so far so good on the roads. we still don't have any major
incidents. looking at golden gate bridge, the zipper trucks out widening the southbound lanes for you this morning. so no major slowdowns from the north bay. as mike said maybe patchy fog kind of coming and going at this point. so we're not seeing it nearly as dense as yesterday. ace rail, ace 1 on time, no delays. 24 b.a.r.t. trains in service. no delays there either. it was a tough day for caltrain riders yesterday. normal service so far today. we'll look at drive times right around 4:50. now to a story you'll see only on abc 7 news. residents of san francisco's laurel heights neighborhood are furious over so-called traffic calming circles. >> they've gone up at two intersections on euclid avenue. most drivers don't realize they have to come to a four-way stop, something you typically don't have to do at a round about. they're meant to enhance safety but people say they're seeing the opposite. >> it is inappropriately big. it puts pedestrians and bicyclists at risk, and it's
difficult for motorists to understand. >> i don't like crossing in this cross walk anymore. i tend to walk out of my way to cross euclid now because it seems as if no one knows what to do. >> the sfmta says neighbors wanted something done after a toddler was critically hurt when a car hit her stroller in 2015. officials say they're going to continue to monitor the impact on the neighborhood. reaching for the stars and a new milestone. the launch overnight moving space travel one step forward. in the heart of san francisco -- >> living in san francisco but for a fraction of the cost. would you want to live in a dorm for adults? and the new g
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we're back at 4:43. what you're seeing are temperatures 70 in fresno. 80 in palm springs. we have 54 in yosemite. 46 in tahoe. high clouds mixing in. tahoe this morning, kind of quiet and it's going to be quiet for today and tomorrow. a little breezy for thursday. and then a light mix will dominate for friday, saturday, sunday and monday. notice the temperatures in the 40s which means as you get down to lake level it will turn into rain. breaking news, the european
commission is preparing retaliatory tariffs on imports of u.s. goods. bloomberg first reported the news, and this is in response to president trump's threat of new international tariffs on steel and aluminum. republican leaders are asking him to back off, but he says he won't. president trump indicated he might exclude canada and mexico from this deal if a new nafta deal can be worked out. he called on canada to treat america's farmers better and for mexico to do more to stop the flow of illegal drugs into the u.s. back to you. thanks, jessica. there is a new spanish communications satellite in orbit thanks to the 50th flight of spacex. the falcon lifted off last night at 9:33 our time. the payload weighed six metric tons. it's the size of a school bus and is the largest stationary satellite ever flown by spacex. the palo alto based company helped build the satellite. the first falcon 9 rocket
launched in june of 2010. imagine you're in your job, and you live in a dorm. talking about shared kitchens, shared bathrooms. >> this is the solution one bay area entrepreneur has come up with to house people in unaffordable san francisco, and people just can't sign up fast enough. reporter case larson gives us a look inside. >> reporter: communal kitchens, shared bathrooms, and a long hallway to bedrooms feels a lot like a college dorm. >> that's a very different experience. >> reporter: or maybe not. you might call it an experiment in urban living. the three community homes located in the mission, soma and the north beach to make it more affordable for working san franciscans like chris maddux. >> we talk about gentrification. one of the challenges is people just can't live here, can't compete with the salaries that are being paid to tech workers and that really drive up the
rents. >> reporter: he was the first resident cutting his rent from $4,100 a month down to $2,100. >> i can continue to write and be in the same area that i would have otherwise wanted to live in. >> our goal is to be in the heart of san francisco. >> reporter: he founded star city and is developing 14 other properties along with one in oakland. he tells me his aspirations extend beyond affordable housing for the millennial set. >> there's a nanny share or grandma lives with the group. that would bring the cost of child care down significantly. >> reporter: there is a wait list, almost 9,000 applicants. he plans to deliver another 2,000 units by 2019. in san francisco, kate larson, abc 7 news. >> $2,100 is still really high. >> that is really high to live in a dorm setting, i'm sorry. that does not -- that is crazy! am i the only one outraged? 130 foot bedroom.
>> shared bathroom, i'm out. i'll pay double to have my own bathroom. sorry. >> i'll be the r.a. if you get free room and board. >> okay. >> remind me of the hotels in japan where you have a cot you slide into and slide out. it's the sad state. >> a sign of the times. >> give us good weather, mib. it's free. >> that is free, absolutely. maybe they put some solar panels on and make some money. a look at our highs today. look at those 70s out there. san jose, 71. morgan hill, 72. up to santa rosa and ukiah, 70. along the coast the coolest, at least at half moon bay, 61. santa cruz, 68. most of us 65 to 68 degrees today. tonight even milder than this morning. look at these temperatures, mainly mid to upper 40s. up to the north bay, some upper 30s to low 40s there. cloud cover is coming in tonight. here's a look at our area of low pressure. it hasn't moved much. it's just sitting there but notice it's pushing more cloud cover our way and that's why
you'll still need the sunglasses today. just won't be quite as bright and blue as yesterday. let's jump ahead to 5:00 tomorrow evening getting ready to head home or head out to some activities, and you can see it's pretty quiet as we head to 11:00, some showers, even steady rain in the north bay. as we head overnight, you can see by the morning commute starting to push into the south bay and the east bay. it's just not a lot of it and a lot of it falls apart by 9:00 thursday morning and then just some scattered showers as we head to thursday afternoon and evening. mainly those are down around the monterey bay and southward. so it's a very weak storm. just a one on the storm impact scale. it will drop our temperatures back into the 50s and 60s. we'll get a little bit of a break friday and nickel and dimed over the weekend also with showers saturday evening, sunday, and into monday. good morning, alexis. >> good morning, mike. we don't have a lot of details yet. we're still sorting this one out on 84 in the sunol area,
eastbound 84 we believe anyway. i've heard both sides mentioned. past palomares a disabled vehicle may have turned into a traffic collision. i believe we have one lane down. i don't have a lot of information yet. no backup in the area. i will keep my eye on that. 580 tracy to dublin in the yellow at 36 minutes. to mission boulevard, you're okay at 14. northbound 85 between 101 and cupertino still looking great in the green at 16 minutes. thank you, alexis. there is more criticism for facebook and whimsical innovati innovations. >> we have "tech bytes." in today's "tech bytes" facebook admits it made a mistake. >> in a survey it asked british users whether pedophiles should be able to ask a 14-year-old girl for sexually explicit photos. >> facebook quickly ended the survey. a fast food restaurant has a cook who never takes a break or asks for a pay raise. >> flippy works in pasadena.
takes orders, uses sensors to tell when the meat is cooked. >> but flippy still needs a human to put the hamburgers on the grill and add the proper toppings. pizza hut makes you look good. >> one orders pizza for you. the other pauses your tv. only 50 pairs will be made. if you press the wrong button and you're hungry, you're just waiting around. those are your "tech bytes." from high-end cars to high-end chickens? there's a new status symbol in silicon valley. giving chickens first class treatment and they may be fed better than we are. >> snowpack totals are in. >> snowpack totals are in. how
4:53. a touch of spring in the forecast. look at the temperatures from the mid-60s to low 70s. for most of us about three to six degrees above average. our east bay neighborhoods will be just about average today. we'll take a look at how much rain to expect out of our next storm up next. a 20-year-old oregon man is suing dick's sporting goods and walmart after he says both corporations refused to sell him a rifle. this comes after both stores announced they would not sell guns to anyone under 21 in the wake of the florida school shooting that left 17 people dead. the man says the new policies are a form of discrimination. walmart says it stands behind its decision. dick's has not responded to the
lawsuit. happening today amazon will start grocery deliveries from whole food stores to some bay area cities. amazon will roll out free two-hour delivery in san francisco and parts of the east bay and south bay. free delivery is only available to prime members who place orders over $35. one-hour delivery available for an $8 fee. now the service has been available in austin, dallas, cincinnati and virginia beach for nearly a month now. amazon, as you know, bought whole foods last year. a new status symbol for the silicon valley set has arrived and you're looking at it, chickens. "the washington post" reports that high-end chickens are now all the rage. people paying up to $350 for a heritage breed of chicken. they treat them like kings feeding them organic salmon and steak. some actually put diapers on them. those are still cute chickens. >> you said they put diapers on chickens.
>> i did say that. the snowpack in the sierra is 80% higher than last month. that's the good news. unfortunately, it's just a reflection of how bad things have been. the monthly survey by the california department of water resources found 41 inches of snow that's just above one-third of the average for this time of year. officials say storms make all the difference. >> if you said last week, wow, it's really bad, and then you have four or five days of storm activity can really make a difference. >> and that is a huge boost to what we had been seeing back last week before the storms hit. >> it would take at least two more big storms to bring the season totals across the high sierra back up to the average. right now the overall snowpack is just 39% of average. yeah, we went from about 20% to 37% of average, to give you an idea how much snow we received. at 5:00 tomorrow evening looks
like a dry commute for most of us. as we head to 4:00 thursday morning, that's when the north bay -- you can see from about the san mateo bridge northward we could begin with wet weather and it will be raining. it looks like everybody could be driving on slick streets if you're one of the ones who likes to sleep in until 8:00 or 9:00. of course you wouldn't be watching us now if you were unless your schedule changes. here is a look at our rainfall totals. there's just not a lot. a couple hundredths to a third of an inch. here's alexis. >> you snooze, you lose. right now we're looking at dry pavement and some really decent driving conditions, just a couple slow spots and, yep, there are the typical ones. 25 and 19 miles an hour there respectively approaching the altamont pass. we don't have any major problems. no metering lights yet. as you can see a pretty long stretch in both of those cash lanes if you're using fastrak or
car-pooling, no problems there. we do have one fairly minor incident in the sunol area. trying to get a few more details on that. we'll touch on that at 5:00. breaking news, an earthquake just struck near gilroy. it was a magnitude 3.6. this is our map here. you can see exactly where it was. i'm going to zoom out for you, too. according to the usgs website it struck at 4:38, only a few minutes ago, and immediately after there was also a 2.6 quake. no word yet if there was any damage or injuries. let us know if you felt it just by contacting us on social media #abc7now. back to you. >> jessica, thank you. next at 5:00 a.m. a push to build new housing near b.a.r.t. stations. local lawmakers try to pass a housing bill, one developer is already breaking ground. a 5-year-old girl dangling off a ski lift. a frightening moment caught on camera. how the child was brought to how the child was brought to safety.
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5:00 a.m. welcome to tuesday, march 6th. thanks for waking up with us. >> you're never more than seven minutes away from meteorologist mike nicco is here. >> i didn't have to scrape any ice. i was happy, also. a clear live doppler 7. a dry day set up for us. my accuweather 12-hour planner. the east bay hills camera. 36 inland. mid-40s at 7:00. 61 to 63. a nice day to be outs