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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 outside for lunch.
61 at the coast. and you won't need that blanket or heavy coat if you're heading outside at 7:00 or if you're watching your kids play. temperature in the low to upper 50s. commute quiet so far. >> we only have a couple very minor incidents and some clarity on thissish knew sunol. it is eastbound 84 past palomares. it is a disabled vehicle partially blocking the eastbound lane. take it easy. that's a windy stretch through the area. we have a lot of collisions through the stretch. they are sending emergency crews to the scene. a quick check outside here the westbound side of the san mateo bridge. traffic heading away from us. so far we're looking light. >> a bill would essentially force cities to build housing on b.a.r.t. property including parking lots. reporter matt keller live for us at the fremont b.a.r.t. station. good morning, matt.
good morning, matt. >> reporter: they say families are spending too much time commuting to their jobs so they're hoping their plan will help solve these issues together. the bill would require b.a.r.t. projects to meet certain standards like the number of affordable housing units and requires local governments to change zoning rules to ad accommodate b.a.r.t.'s plans. they would like to see 20,000 new housing units built around b.a.r.t. stations. the assemblyman points to the parking lots and how empty they are at night. >> it's critical to reduce greenhouse gases, increase transit ridership. >> reporter: lawmakers hope this will speed up some projects like one that broke ground near the
fruitvale station. it was supposed to open in 2008. the "san francisco chronicle" reports it had been 24 years since the plan was conceived and 14 since the 47-unit first phase opened up. police need your help to identify a man they say was peeking over a bathroom stall in a women's restroom in a restaurant on valentine's day in walnut creek. police say the suspect immediately left the bathroom when he realized the victim saw him. anyone who can identify this man is asked to call walnut creek police. the san mateo sheriff's office needs your help solving a deadly shooting on 101. te victim is identified as 53-year-old gilberto martin jr. of san francisco. his body was found in the parking lot of gray whale cove and half moon bay. investigators say that martin had been shot. they're looking to talk to anyone who was driving on the
highway that night of february 13th. a fremont police department has solved a 32 year year cold case. >> a man is charged in connection with a double murder from 1986. abc 7 news reporter melanie woodrow has the story. >> reporter: fremont police say 57-year-old david emery misch was serving time for a homicide in alameda county. now misch has been linked to a double homicide of michelle xavier and jennifer >> reporter: on february 2nd, best friends were found dead along the side of mill creek road a little more than a mile east of mission boulevard. a motorcyclist riding by discovered the women's bodies and called police. they had been shot and stabbed. neighbors remember it well. >> every time we drive by, we think about it. >> reporter: xavier's car was located six miles away. the women were last seen at a
nearby convenience store. despite persons of interest and interviews, the case temporarily went cold. it was suspended until 2016 when a position was created in the crimes against persons unit to focus on cases like this one. evidence had been processed for dna in recent years with misch going from being a person of interest to the main suspect. >> the statement made me believe he was a big part of the case. >> reporter: misch is expected to be arraigned on two counts of murder this week. >> relief. it was nice to know they finally got the guy. >> the families were very thankful, very understanding. >> reporter: police say the victims had no contact with misch prior to the crime. melanie woodrow, abc 7 news. 5:05 now. a new development in the battle over a controversial statue in san francisco. the sculpture is called early days and it is officially coming down. the arts commission voted unanimously to have it removed. native americans and other supporters are applauding the decision saying that the statue
is racist and demeaning. it shows a native american man at the foot of a spanish cowboy and a catholic missionary. it is part of a movement that depicts the founding of california. other statues will not be affected. new this hour a major international investigation happening right now in the uk after a former russian spy and his daughter were both found critically sick. the spy was actually found in a southern england shopping mall. his daughter was found unconscious in the city outside of london. president vladimir putin's spokesperson says russia doesn't know anything. according to british media, the 66-year-old spy was convicted on charges of spying for britain. he was then sentenced in 2006 to 13 years in prison, and that spy was actually freed in 2010 as
part of a u.s./russia spy swap. it's making international headlines this morning. back to you. yesterday we had record cold temperatures in santa rosa, napa and concord. not this morning. we're about two to seven degrees warmer than this time yesterday. a look in the north bay. close to some freezing temperatures. we're 34 in petaluma, ukiah, guerneville, santa rosa at 35. rohnert park at 33. napa, american canyon, 36 and 37. closer to the water vallejo, tib ron, low 40s for you. across the bay, el sobrante, 42. daly city, 46. alameda, 48. redwood city, 39. 36 from lafayette to san ramone. a look at walnut creek looking south on 680. roads just some isolated fog in the north bay. it's missing our sensors. cold to comfy today if you're
taking mass transit. if you're going to be on the bay, not quite as bright as it was yesterday. high clouds will filter our sunshine a little bit. san francisco, i'm going to have to look up the last time we made the mid-60s. that's where we'll be and then 50s the rest of the day. down to san jose and some yellows. at 2:00 and 4:00 will be near 70 degrees. that's after starting off at 46 this morning to 64 at about noon. 57 if you're out at 8:00. we have a storm that will affect our commute. let's find out about this morning's commute with alexis. we're slowly start to go see things fill in on our typical busy routes. a quick check of the bay bridge, folks heading into san francisco, no problems as you approach the fremont and harrison exits. give it about ten more minutes and we'll likely have those
flipped on. westbound 80, highway 4 to the maze. no delays on that approach. the east shore freeway, 17 minutes for you. westbound 80 across the bay bridge cruising along at eight minutes. southbound 101, san francisco to sfo, you look great if you have an early morning flight. you're in the green at just nine minutes. alexis, thank you. the cost of your morning commute may soon go down if you ride muni. according to "the chronicle" the municipal transportation agency is thinking about reducing some fares for people who rely on monthly passes and plans to introduce a day pass to lure more riders. they will discuss that possible fare change today as part of its budget planning process and fees from residential parking permits to parking citations. the agency $23 million gap for the coming year. the san jose city council has narrowed the location for a village of tiny homes for the
omeless to two pieces of land. this is an artist's rendition of what they will look like. the locations are a site southwest of the overpass connecting highways 280, 680 and 101. the other a vta construction staging area near coyote creek. a village will hold between 20 and 40 homes. it is ebb inspexpected to open end of the year. this man holding an oscar wasn't one of the winners sunday night. the heist he pulled hours after the ceremony. mcdonald's is making good on
welcome back. 5:13 on the dot. how light the amounts are going to be from this next system and why it's a one on our storm impact scale. a couple hundredths of an inch of rain and also mountain view, maybe .12. livermore and concord, .03. an hour by hour look at this storm and some heavier rain next week coming up in the accuweather seven-day forecast. a 5-year-old girl is recovering after she nearly strangled after she fell from a ski lift. >> the girl slipped off her seat on the lift over the weekend at bear mountain resort and her ski instructor managed to grab her by the hood of her jacket and held on for more than a minute. the girl was then eventually caught by bystanders with a tarp they found. the mom didn't want her face on camera.
>> she says she hurts, she has bruises on her neck and legs. this could have been so much worse. >> so scary. the girl's parents say they have no plans to sue but they do want the resort to do something pro-active. the top two candidates to replace jerry brown as governor are neck and neck. they are former san francisco marilu tent governor gavin newsom and former los angeles mayor antonio villaraigosa. newsom officially filed for the race yesterday submitting the paperwork in san francisco. joe matthews says that voters' feelings regarding the candidates could impact this decision especially since both newsom anvd villaraigosa match their cities. >> so much of their records are tied up in what they did in their cities. you're going to hear as much negative spin as possible about those two cities.
>> if they are the top two vote geters in june they will face off in november. washington state effectively thumbing their nose at the trump administration by signing into law its own net neutrality rules. the governor sounded the bill. it restores those protected under the obama administration which prevents internet service provideers from blocking websites or charging more. officials stripped away the regulations last year. and in today's "gma first look" a post-oscar everyone is talking about. >> here's what's unbelievable. the suspected thief posed with the trophy on facebook live. lindsay davis has the story. >> reporter: in this morning's "gma first look" it was an ending only hollywood could write. just hours after mcdormand nabbed the oscar for best actress in a leading role, the award wasn't in her hands but with this man.
>> got this tonight. >> reporter: 10:05 p.m., mcdormand's oscar is being engraved with her name. first reports surface that mcdormand's oscar is missing. shortly after brian begins streaming a facebook live video with his stolen golden treasure. and by 11:50 last night he was arrested for grand theft by the lapd, according to his rap sheet, not his first brush with the law. we'll have the latest on this oscar heist coming up at 7:00 a.m. with your "gma first look" abc news, new york. >> that's a crazy story. >> something is not right with that man. you're never more than seven minutes away from your accuweather forecast. mike nicco, something is right with him. i haven't stolen anything lately, nor would i facebook live if i did. that's nuts. san jose, 280 and 17 under partly cloudy skies. we'll say partly cloudy all
throughout the day today and it will be warmer. enjoy this touch of spring. a light storm for wednesday and thursday and a better chance of rain next week. for highs today, it's going to feel springlike. 70s. look at that, the south bay, san jose down to morgan hill and santa rosa up to ukiah. very comfortable to be outside. 65 in san francisco. richmond, oakland, 67. you see livermore one of the cool spots at 63 along with half moon bay at 61. tonight even milder than this morning. most of us in the low to mid-40s inland. mid to upper 40s around the bay and out to the coast. we do have upper 30s to low 40s. here we are tomorrow evening, pretty dry commute. some spotty showers up in the north bay by the end of the commute. some steadier rain starts to develop at 11:00 and then it just kind of slowly meanders north and south through our neighborhood. by 9:00 thursday morning it's over. there's just a chance of a return shower in the south bay
during the evening hours thursday night. so thursday morning's commute will be wet. now for thursday afternoon, pretty quiet. friday quiet. i'm starting to pull back on the chances of rain for saturday, sunday, and monday. get a dry weekend before the rain comes in tuesday. so far we're looking good for the tuesday morning commute. i want to take you to a couple slow spots in the east bay, just some minor issues so far. we have a three-car collision westbound 580 on the shoulder. as we know it does not take much to slow down that drive out of tracy. some of this probably due to the typical volumes starting to build. 16 miles an hour. 27 miles an hour approaching the altamont pass. a little slow as you head out the door. just past palomares, the counter commute side of traffic, if you're head to going to sunol. northbound 101 and 880 starting
to fill in. no major problems for the south bay today. san francisco has unveiled a new center design to keep the mentally ill from winding up on its streets. the san francisco healing center is located at st. mary's medical center. it includes 54 beds which more than doubles the city's capacity. the patients will include people with diagnosis severe enough to place them under short term conserveship. it helps in tough cases. and, again, let's not lose focus. this is about giving the people on our streets the help they need so they can get on to better lives. >> besides dignity health, they are receiving support from the public health department and usf which contributed nearly a million dollars to renovate the facility. the san francisco school district hit the 1 million mark when it comes to free meals in the classroom. abc 7 news at hillcrest where the millionth meal was served. the superintendent dr. vincent
matthews joined for the milestone. the school district partnered with revolution foods based in san francisco. >> we are focused on building lifelong healthy eaters through making kid-inspired chef created foods. >> they make sure students are fed in the classroom during a break or at kiosk locations. mcdonald's is cooking with fresh beef. the fast food giant offering fresh beef rather than frozen patties. pabout a year ago.st announced mcdonald's says it's working to appeal to customers who want fresher food. thousands of restaurants will be offering quarter pounders made with fresh meat. california not on the list yet. mcdonald's says it's going to be launching the fresh meat offer in most of the u.s. the seven things you need to know as you start your day. some cannabis connoisseurs are hoping to ride the coattails of the booming wine industry.
like with wine tastings, it takes practice to learn differences between aromas and the same with cannabis. >> pairing the right weed with the right wine on the fuse at 11:00. gary oldman needs help polishing his oscar after letting others touch it. the connectictraption jimmy kim came up with. >> that's really funny. mike and alexis helping us make this a better start to the
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you can leer anuclear tests. all this comes after south korea sent a delegation there to talk to leader kim jong-un. we expect to learn more on the talks later today. our number three is breaking news, two earthquakes rattling the south bay overnight. a 3.6 and a 2.6 near gilroy. no reports of any injuries or damage. and number four, how about a touch of spring with temperatures in the mid-60s to low 70s today and tomorrow. a weak cold front will drop us back into the 50s and 60s thursday with a little bit of rain. >> and number five, so far so good as far as traffic is concerned. no major issues. just seeing the typical areas fill in like the bay bridge toll plaza. just got official word the metering lights were flipped on at 5:21. so things are filling in for the maze. number six, two bay area lawmakers are pushing for a transit development bill for b.a.r.t. stations. it would require cities to build housing on b.a.r.t. property to help the environment by increasing ridership and getting cars off the road. number seven, amazon is
going to start grocery deliveries to some bay area cities starting today. two-hour delivery will be free for prime members who placed orders over $35. jimmy kimmel had fun with an oscar winner when he unveiled his oscar watch. >> gary oldman said his statue was looking grubby. everybody wanted to put their hands on it. he put his award into the he put his award into the washer's conveyor belt. >> oh, that's -- only costs $20,000. isn't that great? >> it probably did cost him that much. >> it looks expensive.
that's really cute. you can watch "jimmy kimmel live" at 11:30 here after the abc 7 news at 11:00. needed to do a better job drying. >> and also covered in soap. coming back with another 90 minutes of news including a new solution that is catching on to fight san francisco's outrageous cost of living. and e-cigarettes are marketed as being safer than tobacco. a new study is questioning those claims. 5:26 and we hope that you're having a good start to your day. having a good start to your day. we keep up
good news, too, with the milder temperatures, look at the winds. i overlayed the winds on doppler. the 12-hour planner, 36 to 45 this morning. a little chilly inland. just no frost yet. noon, look at that, 61 to 63. mid to upper 60s and a very comfortable evening coming at you. hi, alexis. we have a new issue, westbound 24 just hearing about this. a new crash before you get to the 580 merge. that is blocking the slow lanes, the far right lane, two vehicles involved and an ambulance has been dispatched to the scene. a backup starting to form. westbound 80 approaching the maze from the other direction. a new problem with mass transit, too. we'll talk about that next.
a mother and son from san francisco died while skiing in tahoe. this happened just feet from where they were staying. >> they had just finished their last run of the day at kirkwood mountain resort. amy hollyfield live at the boy's school in hayes valley where they are mourning him today. amy? >> reporter: it's going to be a tough day here, natasha, as they learn of the deaths, come to terms with them, and try to comfort each other. 50-year-old olga perkovic and her son aaron goodstein were buried in three feet of snow after their last run of the day at the kirkwood ski resort. they had just made it back to their condo. we have a picture of it from a real estate website. snow slid off the roof the building and buried them. aaron was a first grader at french american school in san francisco's hayes valley. a spokesperson says they are all just in shock. >> we were devastated to learn of aaron and olga's passing and extend our deepest sympathies to
the goldstein/perkovic family during this difficult time. >> reporter: the sheriff's office shared some pictures to show just how much snow the area was dealing with over the weekend. it led to an avalanche at squaw trapping five people in the snow. they all survived but a snowboarder who was reported missing during a blizzard at squaw was found dead. olga was skiing with her two other children and her mother. the school will be offering support to the students as they grieve the loss of their classmate, aaron. reporting live in san francisco, amy hollyfield, abc 7 news. a breakthrough between the talks between north and south korea. they say they will have a moratorium. north korea has also reportedly said they have no reason to have nuclear weapons if they can get a security guarantee.
no word on what the guarantee would entail. the south korea delegation just went there. they held talks with the north's leader, kim jong-un. they returned home and south korea's president was not there although we're hearing word there could be a summit between the two korean leaders some time soon. we expect to learn much more later this morning. two men from stanislaus county are in jail, suspected of possessing explosives inside their hotel room. chp officers along with a uc berkeley bomb squad searched the room of jeremy guy and his father donald guy. they're both from river bank. and that's a photo of police arresting ronald guy. the chp was tipped off to the hotel room early sunday morning after jeremy guy was pulled over. bomb making materials were found inside his car. and this morning police are working with aldon smith's attorney. the former oakland raiders linebacker is accused of
domestic violence. his fiancee told tmz she is the victim. they got engaged about two weeks ago. they say smith attacked her at his home in san francisco. he faces four misdemeanor charges. smith's fiancee said her parents helped check him into rehab. the raiders have now released him. a man being called a hero for stopping a woman who stabbed people on a greyhound bus heading from vegas to oakland and on to oregon. police say the suspect boarded in bakersfield and she suddenly grabbed a 3-year-old putting a knife to her threat and threatening to kill her. she stabbed the girl's mother who tried to fight back. a bus driver and two passengers jumped in. they were wounded. nathan of santa cruz is one of the men 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. the 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 and her mother is expected to recover. developing news, a former trump campaign aide is making headlines for saying the special counsel in the russia investigation may have incriminating evidence on the president. >> sam nunberg says he is angry about a request to appear before a grand jury and turn over thousands of e-mails. he even alleged the president knew about a 2016 trump tower meeting between his son and a russian lawyer. these claims came in a stunning series of interviews. 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. >> even though nunberg said he would not testify, which could land him in jail for contempt of court, he says he now will find a way to comply with the special counsel. and just in, president trump denying reports of chaos in the
white house after several key people have left recently. he's also saying that there could be more turnover some time soon. look at this tweet he sent out during our newscast just a few minutes ago. it says the new fake news narrative is that there is chaos in the white house. wrong! people will always come and go, and i want strong dialogue before making a final decision. i still have some people that i want to change because i'm always seeking perfection. there is no chaos, only great energy. he's actually sending out a lot of tweets this morning. this one pretty notable. back to you. 5:35 now. florida lawmakers approved new measures that allow some teachers to carry guns in schools. the legislation raises the minimum age to purchase a gun to 21 years old. it also implements a three-day waiting period. some teachers will be allowed to volunteer to undergo law enforcement training and be armed in their classrooms. the action comes following last month's mass shooting at 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 every 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 which many of the students have been asking for. a san francisco woman has raised thousands of dollars to send food and water to teaches on strike in west virginia. head of the united educators of san francisco start add 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 they're demanding a 5% raise. today is the ninth consecutive weekday students are out of school. the go fund me raised more than $17,000. it's getting close to $17,500 at this point. that's way surpassing the $15,000 goal. money will goes go to the three unions on strike. let's start talking about
temperatures. we had a frost yesterday. we're in the mid to upper 30s through the san ramone valley and some low 40s, 41, the trifecta, pittsburgh, antioch and brentwood. a look at some other neighborhoods. you're waking up in oakland this morning, dress for 42. san francisco, 47. mountain view, 41. 42 in san jose. a little bit cooler. another trifecta. napa, novato, and santa rosa. well, sorry, napa. santa rosa, 35. a look at our roof camera. ferry building, the flag not moving much at all. cool this morning. mild, even a little warm in some are areas. if you're on the bay or the ocean, it's going to be a nice day with temperatures in the low to upper 60s and not very breezy. let's talk about the peninsula, 44 this morning. 55 at 10:00. at noon, 60. we still have some warming to go. 55 to 66 through 4:00. still 62 at 6:00. high clouds and sunshine all day
today. in the east bay across the other side, 47 at 8:00. 56 at 10:00. we'll be almost as warm, 63 at 2:00 to 65 at 4:00. and back down to about 55 at 8:00. we have a weak storm coming in tomorrow into thursday and the weekend plans, it's trending drier. alexis tells me she has an skrup date on an accident. >> i do. westbound 24 just before you get to 580, three vehicles involved in this crash. crews on the way to that scene. one lane down and developing for one lane down and developing for folks heading to the maze. they're having mechanical issues. the 6:10 mare island departure you will be serviced by a bus this morning.
i am starting to see that delay build, too. we'll check on that right around 5:50. now to a story you will only see on abc 7 news. residents of laurel heights neighborhood are furious over so-called traffic calming circles. >> it's a good chance you've never seen one of these. they've gone up on euclid avenue. the main complaint most drivers don't know what to do. they don't realize that you have to stop like it's a four-way stop. it's something your typical round about wouldn't have. these are meant to enhance safety but people living there say they have seen the opposite result. >> it is inappropriately big and it's difficult for motorists to understand. >> i don't like crossing in this crosswalk anymore. i tend to walk out of my way because
>> a car hit a stroller in 2015. officials say they'll continue to monitor the impact on the neighborhood. >> stunning video shows airline passengers wrestling a woman to the floor after she tried to open a do you remember mid flight. >> i am god. i am god. i am god. >> you can hear the woman saying i am god over and over as passengers restrain her. this happened on a sky west to boise yesterday morning. they had an unruly passenger and officers were waiting for her at the gate. >> i'm not surprised passengers got very involved here because that's precisely what's been happening anytime we've had a disruption in a commercial airliner since 9/11. >> the woman is now in the care of idaho health officials and prosecutors have not yet decided if they will press charges. >> spacex reaching for the starts and a new milestone. the launch moving space travel forward. living in san francisco but at a fraction of the cost.
going to have high clouds. let's go through my accuweather forecast. i put together for tahoe averages 47 to 21. warmer wednesday and thursday, a little breezy. that's our last dry day. we get to tuesday next week. that's when better snow could come. it'll be snow. hi, everyone. new this morning it could soon cause more to do business in europe. the european commission this morning saying it's preparing retaliatory tariffs on imports of u.s. goods. now bloomberg first reported the news and it's all in response to president trump's threat of new international tariffs on steel and aluminum.
president trump indicated he might exclude canada and mexico from his steel and aluminum tariffs if a new nafta deal can be worked out. he's called on mexico to it do more to stop the flow of illegal drugs into the u.s., so we'll see if anything changes. >> thanks to the 50th flight of spacex, the falcon 9 rocket lifted off from cape canaveral at 9:33 our time. it's the size of a school bus and is the largest geostationary satellite ever flown by spacex. the first falcon 9 rocket launched in june of 2010. a fascinating story of the day, you're living in a place with a shared kitchen and bathroom. >> this is a dorm for adults.
welcome to the bay area. you might call star city an experiment in urban living. the three community homes located in the mission, soma and north beach aim to make the city more affordale. one man says he got his monthly rent cut from $4,100 to $2,100. >> we talk about gentrification and people just can't live here, can't compete with the salaries that are being paid to tech workers and drive up rents. >> dorms are something many of us gave up when we graduated college. these are very popular. there's a waiting list of 9,000 applicants. >> what? >> 2,000 more community homes could be available by 2019. this starts at 130 square feet in a little bedroom. >> i feel guilty for having empty rooms in my house. >> i know. for having a palacial mansion and a garden, mike. >> you could rent that out. >> come on, mike.
>> i'll talk to the boys first. i do have a roommate and i'm pretty fond of her. >> hi, barbara. >> good morning, honey. welcome back. let's look at what's going on -- she was visiting her mom over the weekend. that's why i was a slug at home. san rafael, you can see partly cloudy conditions out there. we have more warmth and clouds. here is some good news, trending drier. let's jump into today's numbers. we have some 70s in san jose. santa rosa and ukiah. the cool spot will be half moon bay. tonight look at this, low to mid-40s, mid-to upper 40s around the bay and the coast. i know you saw the 30s. those were the exceptions.
here we are tomorrow evening during the commute, 11:00 for sure. it slides down across the bay, 4:00 it starts hitting all of our neighborhoods and by 9:00 it's just about over so it's right in the middle of the morning commute. here is a look at my seven-day forecast. we'll keep it a one and still keep a one for saturday and sunday even though the latest models show that's not even worthy and even monday may have to dry that out, too. temperatures will definitely be cooler. i'll show you the rainfall totals coming up. here's alexis. good morning, mike. golden gate bridge pulled up here for you. checking out for any delays on the somebody side. we did have reports of a disabled vehicle in the right lane. it sounded like a couple cars almost hit that stalled vehicle, but they have gotten it moved. no residual delays.
those metering lights have been on since 5:21 this morning. we do have a two-car crash on westbound 92 just before you get to 101. that's in the right lane.% it doesn't sound very serious. they're working to clear that. you are seeing a little bit of heavy traffic right around the high rise. that is due to a disabled vehicle. i'll have more details about that coming up just before 6:00. e-cigarettes are being marketed as safer than tobacco. the vapor creates cancer researchers found concentrations of toxic chemicals in the samples of those who smoke. researchers said that while e-cigarettes may help adults quit tobacco they are not a safe alternative for teenagers to smoke. going down at 6:00, lowering the cost of fares. first, from high-end cars to high-end chickens.
check this out of the warming trend continues today. only our inland and east bay valleys will be within a few degrees of average maybe on the low side. the rest of us about three to six degrees warmer. one more warm day before that rain arrives. i'll show you how much to expect coming up. thank you, mike. a 20-year-old oregon man is
suing dick's sporting goods and walmart after he says both corporations refuse to sell him a rifle. this comes after both retailers 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 the decision. dick's has not responded to the lawsuit. amazon will start grocery deliveries from whole food stores to some bay area cities. free delivery only available to prime members over $35 and one hour delivery for an $8 fee. nearly a month now. amazon bought whole foods last year. you are looking at a new status symbol, chickens. "the washington post" reports rage.end chickens are all the people paying up to $350.
they treat them like kings. often feeding them organic salmon, watermelon, steak. some put diapers on them. the chickens are valued for their laidback personality and their colored eggs. they are supposed to be very affectionate. i've heard this. >> okay. >> the snowpack in the sierra is now 80% higher than last month. unfortunately, it's a reflection of how bad things have been. the monthly survey found 41 inches of snow. now that's just above one-third of average for this time of year. >> it's really bad and you get 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. >> good news but we would still
need at least two more big storms to bring the season totals across the high sierra up to seasonal averages. the snowpack is 39%. >> if you are just about to head out the door, looking okay but if you can look beyond that, we have a disabled vehicle. we head over to foster city. in the green, 23 minutes westbound 92. westbound 84. a crash at 6:00. let's check in and the storm impact scale. one light. half an inch possible. 5:00 tomorrow evening. everybody on dry roads.
by thursday morning if you're one of the early risers from the san mateo bridge northward we could have some wetness. notice the rainfall totals. they don't change much once we get past the morning hours. wroo wreckage sunk by the japanese navy has been discovered. a team of explorers uncovered the wreckage. was found at the bottom of the coral sea nearly two miles below the surface. more than 200 sailors died. >> would you sacrifice parking at b.a.r.t. stations in order to get affordable housing. next at 6:00 the lawmakers
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and good morning. we're coming up on 6:00 a.m. on this tuesday, march 6th. it wasn't so chilly so easier to spring out of bed. >> hit the snooze button two times instead of ten. so that's a win. that's a small win. >> they have to sleep. i take that. you're never seven minutes away from your accuweather forecast. a look at live doppler 7. a few clouds. 39 to 49. it is milder this morning.
high clouds and sunshine. so it ought to be a gorgeous sun rise and sunset. #abc7now. >> i have not the best news if you're in oakland. just before you get to the 580 merge. lafayette and trying to get to the bay bridge. that is blocking the slow lane and we're just hearing a new crash with that backup off on the shoulder. southbound 680. all way up there, yes, we have our typical stop and go traffic. crawling along now, we'll check on that up next. >> a magnitude earthquake hit near gilroy around 4:30 this morning and then moments later a 2.6. let us know if you felt it by using