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good morning, 578 on this wednesday morning march 7th. we're hoping to wake you up. >> we're here for you. we're tracking rain coming our way. >> never seven minutes away from your accuweather forecast. let's talk about what's going on with that storm impact scale. light rain to showers. rainfall a hundredth of an inch to a third of an inch. that goes from the south bay to the north bay. i don't expect any damages. light breezes out of this system. you can see a wall of water coming our way. most of that in the middle parts of the atmosphere. what it's going to do is make today cloudy and making this morning very mild in my
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accuweather 12-hour planner. look at the temperatures. mid to upper 40s at 7:00. we'll be in the 50s at the coast. at the mid-60s elsewhere at noon. still in the upper 50s at the coast at 4:00 with upper 60s. feel nice outside even with the limited sunshine. have the umbrella handy at 7:00. i'll tell you when the rest of us need it coming up. here's alexis. what are you following this morning? >> not much. crickets in the traffic center today. that's great news. if anybody needs a coffee ref l refill, i'm going to take care of that. not much to worry about here. we had an earlier disabled vecl did clear. we were able to confirm that with chp. no delays on 24. i know it was a tough commute for you yesterday. a quick check of the richmond side of the richmond-san rafael bridge. we've got 1, 2, 3 vehicles towards the sierra on the westbound side. light on the volume today. we'll look at the drive times in less than ten. >> thank you, alexis. police investigating an
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officer involved shooting in san francisco. >> reporter matt keller is live in the district this morning. matt? >> reporter: good morning, reggie. i want to give you an idea of what's taking place behind me. we're between 21st and 22nd street on capp street. the crime scene is parked and behind it are big lights that's showing what is happening down on the ground as officers continue their investigation. this took place last night after 10:30. here's what happened, the police say. officers were flagged down at 20th and capp street by armed robbery victims. they gave officers descriptions of the suspects and told them they were driving a black honda civic. the officers spotted the car between 21st and 22nd streets and ordered the suspects out of car. the driver was detained, the officers then noticed the trunk of the civic was open and saw a second suspect in the trunk. while trying to detain the suspect, an officer involved shooting took place. here's what a neighbor, who did
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not want to be identified, heard. >> then i heard a shot. and then two i -- definitely heard a shot. then i heard like -- i thought it was fireworks. >> the suspect in the trunk died at the scene. officersnd a handgun in the trunk. a third suspect, a female in the vehicle, was also detained. san francisco police say they hold the town hall meeting about this officer-involved shooting within ten days. officers told me on the scene, they believe they'll be out here until at least daylight. matt keller, abc 7 news. attorney general jeff sessions is scheduled to speak in sacramento where he is expected to formally announce a lawsuit against the state of california's sanctuary state policy. >> according to the associated press, the p. it targets three state laws. including laws that ban police from asking someone's immigration status, banned participation in federal immigration raids and another
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law which offers protection from raids at workplaces. governor brown issued a statement saying at a time of unprecedented political turmoil, jeff sessions has come to california to further divide and polarize america. jeff, these political stunts may be the norm in washington, but they don't work here. sad. >> oakland mayor libby schaaf is responding to the lawsuit by vowing to fight for the legal right to remain a sanctuary city. she says she will continue to inform residents about their constitutional rights. she drew the anger of the administration when she warned about i.c.e. raids a week and a half ago. schaaf says this administration tried to portray all i am granlts asville rance. that's a racist lie and we will she had light on that myth every day. abc 7 news will have live coverage of jeff sessions' address this morning. we'll send out a push alert when he starts speaking. 5:04 now. san jose police are searching for the person or persons who
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shot out business and auto windows with a bb gun. at least a dozen incidents this week. the vandals made quite a mess. this restaurant in alum rock spent yesterday cleaning up. a new window will need to be installed there. business owners say it will cost thousands of dollars. >> this is bad. this is something that police should really take it very serious because it's a lot of damage. i mean, it makes you want to quit the business and do something else. >> we want to try to pick ourselves up and take care of business. that's what we're going to do and hopefully everybody else will be able to do the same and take care of their businesses too. >> police don't know if the incidents are connected. they have not released any suspect information. aldon smith is out on $30,000 bail after turning himself in to san francisco police on domestic violence charges. abc 7 news was at the san francisco county jail when smith left and quickly hopped into a
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waiting car. he was booked on misdemeanor domestic violence and other charges. he had been wanted since saturday when he allegedly assaulted his fiance at her nob hill apartment. she called police after he left. here's how the dispatcher described what happened. >> the suspect threw her on the -- bit -- >> it's the latest in a series of run-ins with the law for smith. the 49ers released him after a string of arrest and served a one-year suspension from the nfl for a substance abuse violations. the raiders released him on monday. the san francisco district attorney will not press charges against the university of san diego men's basketball coach. lamont smith was arrested at sfo on february 25th after allegedly beating his pregnat girlfriend at a san francisco hotel. as a result of evidence from the investigation, mr. smith will not be charged at this time. a surprise move by an nba star cleveland cavaliers kevin
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love is opening up about his mental health now. showing how a panic attack during a game in november changed his life. abc 7 news reporter lisa amin gulezian has the reaction. >> kevin love is used to scoring big on the basketball court. but his words out-shined everything else. in his essay for the players tribune, everyone is going through something, the nba stand-out opened up about hispanic attack november 5th. he wrote, it was like my body was trying to say to me, you're about to die. love was rushed to a local hospital where doctors found nothing physically wrong. so he started seeing a therapist who helped him realize, quote, this is an everyone-thing. no matter our circumstances, we're all carrying around things that hurt. they can hurt us if we keep them buried inside. warriors head coach steve kerr applauded love's decision. >> doesn't matter if you're an nba player or the average guy, it's just -- we're human beings.
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i appreciate him coming out. i thought that was great. >> by kevin coming out and speaking about that, hopefully that will inspire other players that are suffering the same kinds of issues. >> kevin love credits da march da rosen for motivating him to speak out. did he rosen talked about his own battle with depression. if you want to take action and find your ally on dealing with mental health issues, go to abc7news.com/take action. you will find links to a a variety of resources. police need your help to find a missing man in alameda county. he was last seen 12 days ago. he vanished february 24th much jones as has a history of epilep epilepsy. he's 5'7", about 280 pounds. he was last seen wearing a white hooded sweatshirt and dark pants. if you see him, call police. smaller class sizes and
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better classroom safety. hundreds of educators from pittsburg's unified district plan to march outside the offices at 3 kplon :30 today. they're fed up with negotiations at the district and they're not giving any raises despite more funding this fiscal year and says overcrowding is a problem in schools. a recent power outage exposed safety issues in emergency situations. never more than seven minutes away from your accuweather forecast. here's a look at our temperatures. we're in the upper 40s in castro valley, orinda and fremont. low to mid-50s elsewhere with alameda at 53 the warm spot along the east bay. let's see. 53 in san francisco. look at this pacifica. low 50s there into san jose. we've got mid to upper 40s in our east bay valleys and also up in the north bay. temperatures significantly milder this morning. here's a look at 280 and 17 in san jose. our roads are going to be dry until the evening hours when the rain moves into the north bay.
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mass transit, going to be mild this morning to comfortable this afternoon. a mild breeze out on the bay. let's look at the high temperatures. 64 in san francisco and half moon bay and livermore on the cool side. 68 in santa rosa. concord, palo alto. the 70s in san jose and morgan hill. here's a look at the peninsula. notice, we'll have the sunshine kind of playing peekaboo with the clouds today all the way up to 6:00. the temperatures start 50 at 8:00. already 63 at noon to 67 at 4:00. back down to 58 at 8:00. quick look at the east bay. not quite as warm. 53 at 8:00. 60 at noon. mid-60s from 2:00 to 4:00 and upper 50s during the evening showerser hours. tonight, temperaturewise, upper 40s to mid-50s. but notice some green starting to show up. we'll take a look at that rain coming up next. first, let's go over to alexis and she'll tell you about the commute. >> not much to worry about so far today. we've had a really calm start. a look at the east shore
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freeway. westbound 80 folks towards the maze there. we're looking just fine if you're coming in from the berkeley area. we have not had any incidents to report this morning. we're looking good at the bay bridge toll plaza. a few minutes ago, we had a dee a few minutes ago, we had a dee september stack-up. the poots are lo -- booths are looking better. across richmond sap raphael bridge and dunbarton bridge, still in the green this morning. a one-time porn star taking president trump to court. the one thing she claims is missing from a contract that makes it no good. a high school senior is going to court for the right to play football. why his father is saying no way. a little girl thought michelle obama looked like a michelle obama looked like a queen after seeing her portrait
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you're never more than seven minutes away from your accuweather forecast. we'll start with the future radar. what to expect. you can see radar returns there. the rain is mainly at 20,000 feet. it's evaporating for now. i'll tell when you it will reach the ground coming up in the big forecast. here's reggie and natasha. stormy daniels is suing president trump. she says she was paid to keep quiet about an alleged affair with trump. her suit says a nondisclosure agreement is void because trump never signed it.
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the lawsuit says she and mr. trump had an intimate relationship in 2006 and 2007. the president has denied the affair. in the first look, football is pitting a divorced couple and their 17-year-old son against each other in court. >> he wants to continue playing football for his high school even though he has suffered several concussions. the teen's dad says, no way. abc's kendis gibson has the details. >> in the gma first look, the conversation about concussions taking center stage now in family court. >> i love him. he's my son. he's facing a serious danger. >> john or sin i, a father of three in the middle of a heated custody battle with his ex-wife to prevent his youngest son with a history of concussions from playing on his high school football team. >> if i don't do it, it's not going to be done. he's not going to be protected. >> 17-year-old son who has been playing football for a decade has had three sports-related
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concussio concussions, two from football games in the last few years. his ex-wife supports her son's decision to play. she says he's mature enough to understand the risk and can make his own decision. we'll have more on this gridiron battle coming up. 5:15 now. the man charged with stealing the oscar of frances mcdormand faces arraignment. terry bryant is being held on $20,000 bail now. mcdormand doesn't want him to be prosecuted. but according to tmz, the academy of motion pictures arts and sciences does. the academy technically owns the statuet statuette. he faces up to three years in jail if convicted. marin county starting to take its time. required any property owner in unincorporated marin to post a detailed sign if the property is available to rent. the requirement would help development officials track and
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regulate short-term rentals. after receiving feedback, the county will take more time to re-examine the proposed rules. a judge ruled that county election officials must give voters a chance to verify their signatures before rejecting signatures on mailed ballots. the judge says an existing law that allowed county election managers to do so if the signature did not match the one on file violated the federal and state constitutional rights of due process. last november, the aclu filed a lawsuit after the state rejected up to 45,000 ballots because of mismatched signatures in the 2016 november election. when the former first lady invites you to a dance party, you accept. ♪ >> that is michelle obama dancing with 2-year-old parker curry. obama invited curry to her washington office after seeing viral photos of curry staring at her portrait at the gallery last
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week. obama tweeted, keep on dreaming big for yourself. maybe one day i'll look up at a portrait of you. >> love it. you're never more than seven minutes away from your accuweather forecast. here kbagain is meteorologist me nicco. >> it's about 47 degrees in walnut creek under a mostly cloudy sky. we're looking south on 680 at dry conditions. that's good news for the commute. partly sunny and comfy today. rain tonight. then a chance of showers through friday. weekend, a chance of wet weather. but there's a better chance next week. this morning, at :00, head up to noon and then by 9:00, that's when the showers, the light rain will start to move in. about 7:00 it moves into the north bay. the right as the commute is ending. stretches through san francisco to the peninsula coast. let's see what happens overnight. it kind of sits there as moisture continues to hurl across us. we'll have light rain up until 5:00 in the morning. let's see what happens at 9:00.
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then by noon, it kind of tapers just a little bit. then scattered showers are possible during the afternoon and evening hours. then that shower chance continues, especially south of the san mateo bridge friday and maybe a few light showers across the north bay early friday evening. as far as the rainfall tote altalts, there you go. everybody on dry ground. then the rain rolls in. i think tomorrow morning, we'll start off with dry weather in the east bay valleys and also down in the south bay. by the end of the commute, you'll start to get wet. by 7:00 tomorrow evening, a couple of hundredths most neighborhoods up to about .2 inches in the north bay. now, most of saturday is going to be dry, but saturday evening, that's when rain rolls back in. there's a slight chance of a scattered shower on sunday if you have outdoor plans or certain co-worker of ours keeps tweeting me about her son's second birthday party sunday. looks like it's going to be pretty good. then tuesday, it will be wet and breezy.
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>> yes, i believe going to have a dozen toddlers at her house. she's putting the pressure on you. we got our first incidents of the morning. i'm not seeing a big backup yet. westbound 80 before san pablo avenue. a vehicle crossed over from the eastbound side into the westbound lanes. that is now facing the wrong way. spun out and sitting in the left lane. maybe i need to move my sensor down a little bit. it looks like it's approaching the east richmond area. slight delays, emergency crews on the way to the scene. i'm keeping a close eye on that one. san jose, 101 and 880, off to a quiet start in the south bay. so far drive times are light. a closer look at the bay bridge commute coming up next. >> thanks alexis. so-called pharma bro martin shkreli should get 15 years -- a judge is sentencing him
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tomorrow. they say shkreli is a misunderstood eccentric who never metropolitan to harm investors. the judge ordered him to forfeit $7.3 million, including his one of a kind woo tang clan album. world billionaire's list now and there are more than ever before. 2,208. >> no country has more than the u.s. 585 of them live here. jeff ba bill gates sits now at number two. he's worth 908 billion because of his giving away to charity. >> warren buffett, mark zuckerberg is the highest ranked person from the bay area, taking
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number 5. worth $71 billion. you can see the full list online at abc7news.com. 5:22. coming up next, the seven things you have need to know as you start your day. a woman discovers the oldest a woman discovers the oldest message in a
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claritin-d relieves eight, including sinus congestion and pressure. claritin-d relieves more. it's 5:24. whether you're just joining us, number one, attorney general jeff sessions will speak this morning. the justice department filed a suit over california's sanctuary policies for undocumented immigrants. number 2, san francisco police investigating an officer involved shooting in the mission district. a suspect hiding in a car trunk was killed during a confrontation with police. number 3, i'm tracking that area of low pressure.
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about 12 hours away from bringing us our first chance of rain as it rolls across our neighborhoods today, tomorro and friday. >> number 4, a winter storm slamming the northeast today is delaying flights out of sfo. this is the second major storm to hit the region in less than a week. >> number 5, traffic ramping up. we haven't gotten the -- starting off at highway 4, slight delays into san francisco. that's at about 45 minutes. that's due to a crash near san pablo avenue. number 6, stormy daniels is suing president trump. a nondisclosure agreement talking about an alleged affair with the president, she says, is void because he never signed it. number 7, the oasis beer garden sked ould uld to close. the owners were unable to negotiate a reasonable lease forcing them to shut down. oakland students using talents to fight childhood hunger.
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students from the academy packed tens of thousands -- 10,000 meals for families in need yesterday. it was an event held and started by san francisco giants world series hero jeremy afeld. more than 13 million children struggle with hunger in the u.s. an australian woman found what appears to be the oldest message in a bottle. the 131-year-old bottle was partially filled with sand. inside, a tiny rolled note bound with a piece of string. researchers believe that sailors on a german ship tossed it int the water in 1866. hundreds of miles from where it was found. this message is no sos and i'm sorry to disappoint you, not a love letter. they believe it was part of a german naval experiment to learn about ocean current. >> boo. >> still cool but boo. >> coming back with a full 90 minutes of news to help residents who lost their homes
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after the coyote creek flood. helping students in case there's a shooting on campus. there's a shooting on campus. it's k out
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5:29. almost 5:30 on this wednesday, march 7th. jessica is off. rain is on the way but not this morning. you're never more than seven minutes away from your accuweather forecast. here's mike. >> the morning commute is going to be okay as far as the weather goes. it's up in the north bay, about 7:00. when the light rain starts to roll in, it spreads southward overnight and becomes showers tomorrow. notice the rainfall amounts very light from barely measurable rain, .01. it's technically the lowest measurement. we put a trace in there. that's not a measurement, is it? to a third of an inch. light breezes. that's why it's 1 on the impact
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scale. right now, if you're using our app, you'll see radar returns out there. they're 20,000 feet. we got to get the big storm to come in and produce that rain. my accuweather 12-hour planner shows mild temperatures, mid to upper 40s this morning. upper 50s at the coast this afternoon while the rest of us. has already cleared and in the clearing stages. want to take you to westbound 80 just before you get to san pablo avenue. it has cleared from the board there according to chp. i'm seeing a little bit of delay approaching that area. that makes me wonder if we're totally clear. we do have the left lane blocked for an incident about ten minutes ago. if you're coming from the north bay, southbound 101 across the gold ep gate bridge, we're wide open as you can see. the central valley coming up in less than ten sghiefrnlts a major showdown between the trump administration and the state of california. >> the u.s. attorney general is
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expected to speak about the administration suing california over the sanctuary state policies. live for us in sacramento. good morning, amy. >> hi, good morning. natasha. weave heard from several leaders who say bring it on. we're ready to fight the trump administration today. we'll hear from the attorney general. jeff sessions is set to speak here in sacramento. against the state of california asking that a judge overturn three california laws. the argument is that these california laws interfere with immigration enforcement. attorney general sessions is expected to call them unjubs and unfair. the state senator who helped write the sanctuary bill says he isn't worried about this lawsuit. >> if the u.s. attorney jeff sessions, if in fact wants to sue the state of california, i say bring it on. because the current track record that the u.s. department of justice has in a court is not
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too good. so i really like our odds. let me be very clear. we'll do everything within our power to defend the rights of ordinary californians. >> here's what governor jerry brown had to say. at a time of unprecedented political turmoil, jeff sessions has come to further divide and polarize america. jeff sessions will speak in front of the california peace officer's association here in sacramento this morning. amy hollyfield, abc 7 news. thank you, amy. this morning, the state attorney general is holding a press conference to address the lawsuit. last night he said states have the right under the 10th amendment of the constitution to determine for themselves how best to handle public safety. abc 7 news will have live coverage of jeff sessions' address this morning. we'll be streaming that -- those remarks live on abc7news.com and
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our abc 7 news app. we'll send out a push alert when he starts speaking. justice for kate steinle in the u.s. court of appeals. attorneys for san francisco want the court to uphold throwing out a lawsuit against the former sheriff. they claimed that nuke really was -- he later shot steinle. za rah day was acquitted of manslaughter in november. his attorneys argued it was an accidental shooting. stanford university is taking steps to ensure students, faculty and employees know when do if a gunman shows up on camp campus. they posted this video on its website with the hopes of preparing their community for an active shooter. they sometimes wore that i something could happen after the high school massacre in parkland, florida. >> i guess, you think where the safe spaces are. like where you could possibly hide. where you could possibly run to.
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>> the video, advocates for first try to run and hide from the threat. how to fight an attacker with anything around your school or office. like a fire extinguisher or each our laptop. an effort to ban gun shows at the santa clara county fairgrounds is moving forward. they unanimously approved plans to study a ban on gun sales. the fairgrounds typically hosts two gun shows a year. the measure also directs the county counsel to report to the board about other options for improving public safety by reducing gun violence. the proposal stems from the mass shooting at a floo floo high school last month which left 17 people dead. a registered sex offender is under arrest accused of indecent exposu exposure. a 16-year-old girl was walking on the street just before 6:00 monday night when she saw 35-year-old christian morales. the girl says he was touching himself and exposing himself. responding officers found him in
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the area and took him into custody. the new details about what may have caused this scary sight on a flight out of sfo. remember this video from a passenger showing the engine on the plane missing the front covering? the ntsb says several fan blades in the engine broke and that the engine could you lynx flew off. the pilot received warnings of an engine compressor stall and they made a safe emergency landing. none of the 373 people on board were hurt. more help for san jose residents displaced by the coyote creek floods. the city council has accepted a $5.4 million grant from the state department of social services to help families who lost their homes. more than a year after the flood, 42 people are still living in temporary housing. the grant money will pay for their housing assistance. what is left will help others from future disasters. >> the san francisco board of supervisors wants to charge uber and lyft for using city streets.
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the board unanimously used -- it urges state lawmakers to introduce legislation enabling the city to charge impact fees for ride sharing companies. the resolution says companies like uber and lyft reduce public transit ridership and revenue while causing more congestion and collisions. you're never more than seven minutes away from your accuweather forecast. what to expect when you step outside. near half moon bay, everybody is 6 to 13 degrees warmer. let's go to the inland east bay neighborhoods. that means mid to upper 40s everywhere. let's see what we're doing around the bay. how about low 50s. each 53 in los gatos. look at novato. 50. 49 in napa and 43 right now in santa rosa. here's a look at san francisco with temperatures in the low to mid-50s. notice the flags on the ferry building. not moving much. light breezes today if you're out on the bay. if you're exercising, just a
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little more humidity. your body may react differently, especially this afternoon if you're outrunning or something. errand, dry all day. don't worry about taking the umbrella. you know what sticks out san jose, morgan hill. you get into the 70s. the rest of us 63 in richmond and fremont at 69 degrees. here's a look at the north bay. notice a lot of cloud cover. pretty nice temperatures. 46 this morning. by noon, at 61. you're in the mid-60s from 2:00 to 4:00. mid to upper 50s this evening. notice by 8:00, that's when the rain starts to move in. down in the south bay, you're dry all 12 hours from 8:00 this morning to 8:00 this evening. but look what happens in between. at noon, 67. 2:00 at around 70. 59 at 8:00. temperatures milder than this morning. upper 40s to mid-50s. notice the green dots. rain is on the way. more on that, next. is it still light out there this
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morning? >> still prettylight. we're starting to slowly ramp up. but it has been just extremely quiet in the traffic center so far today. i want to head out to the central valley. we're hearing from the tracy area that we do have a collision on westbound 205. before you get to mountain house parkway. two vehicles involved. they were in the right lane but working on pushing that to the right shoulder right now. i'm not seeing a massive backup, but yes, we have heavy traffic in the area approaching that. and beyond that as well. 15, 14 miles an hour as you get closer to altamont pass. that's always one of our busiest early routes. another one of the busy early routes is the bay bridge toll plaza. we got official word from chp that the metering lights were flipped on at 5:27. a little later this morning reflecting the light volumes. we'll head back up to westbound 80 around san pablo avenue where we had an earlier crash at 5:50. a south bay robotics team gets good news after a thief stole one of their creations. the deadline that the students are now up against.
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a major development project clears a final hurdle. clears a final hurdle. the northeas
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i we worked with pg&eof to save energy because wenie. wanted to help the school. they would put these signs on the door to let the teacher know you didn't cut off the light. the teachers, they would call us the energy patrol. so they would be like, here they come, turn off your lights! those three young ladies were teaching the whole school about energy efficiency. we actually saved $50,000.
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and that's just one school, two semesters, three girls. together, we're building a better california. look at the storm sfr santa barbara to crescent city. right now it's a lot of cloud cover or the steadier rain
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during the overnight hours for us. look at these temperatures. 81 in palm springs. low to mid-70s as you head through san diego, los angeles and fresno. then mid to upper 60s from monterrey, sacramento, chico to 48 in tahoe. here's a look at my accuweather seven-day forecast. partly sunny conditions today and tomorrow. temperatures near average. dry again sunday and monday. another storm will dump heavier snow on tuesday. it will be easier to get up there than last weekend. you're never more than seven minutes away from my accuweather seven day forecast. more weathernews. but this time in the northeast. a big winter storm is happening at we speak. 60 million americans are bracing for snow and freezing rain. this is an area that goes from virginia all the up to maine. at least 2200 flights today have been canceled according to flightawa flightaware. there's a look at sfo, expect
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delays if you're headed to the east coast. heavy snow in new haven, connecticut. the wind has been picking up all morning long and the worst is expected to hit during the evening commute. right now, just big flakes coming down. some areas with still struggling to recover after last week's storm. this incredible video from a dashcam in hyde park, new york, shows a tree taking out the power lines. >> still don't have power. we haven't had the insurance company in yet. >> it's fueled by a midwest blizzard that brought white-out conditions, high winds and treacherous roads. it is 5:43 now. we have a new development involving a bay area robotics team whose robot was stolen. the good news, it has been found. over the weekend, someone took el toro 21 from a trailer in utah. a team from mont a vista high school was there for a competition. a good samaritan found el toro on a front lawn near the hotel of the team. the students don't know the condition of the robot yet but
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they're relieved it's been found. they now have 20 days to patch up el toro for a critical regional competition. san francisco is moving ahead with a development. mark farrell signed a measure approving that plan. 1500 homes, office and retail space and eight acres of parks. 40% of the homes will be affordable. this is a joint venture between city official, the port commission and the giants. >> nobody on the giants' roster right now was actually on the roster when we started this project. really valuable, important projects are worth taking the time. >> the project has been more than a decade in the making. the mayor thanks the late mayor, ed lee, key in moving the project forward while in office. another major departure at
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the white house. ga ga gary cohn has resigned. this comes after his week long trade policy dispute with the president. mr. trump announced over the objections, that he will place tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum. now the roller coaster finale on the bachelor. we're hearing from him about why he filmed his painful split from the woman he originally proposed to. he got down on one knee and proposed to the other woman, lauren bee. he popped the question moments after coming face to face with the jiltedex-fiance, becca. their shocking split played out on camera monday night. ary proposed to becca on the bachelor and then changed his mind. fans didn't like it. they called him callus and classless. >> the decision made to film this. it probably could have been done, i think people felt, in a
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more quiet way. >> i think, for me, i wanted everyone to know this was on me. this was my fault. i felt like filming that would let people know that. >> and you shouldn't worry about becca because it looks like she's doing all right. she got a pretty big consolation prize. becca is going to be the next bachelorette. the cycle continues. >> for most of us. some of us had our ears plugged the whole time. >> i have four to five hours on my dvr. i'm excited to catch up. i was plugging my ears and there's a lot of drama. >> alexis -- >> she's trying to avoid spoilers. >> everyone knows the best place to find true love is a reality show. >> yes. >> chris harrison was at the celebrity pro-am at pebble beach when all this went down. they pulled him out of the tournament to his house to film part of this. >> it's important stuff, mike. >> yeah.
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>> this is, like -- >> playing golf at pebble beach or finding true love on reality tv. >> i'm taking the earlier. but that's me. i already found true love. >> guess what? you're never more than seven minutes away from your accuweather forecast. >> let me jump right in and show you what's going on in san rafael. it's mostly cloudy. good luck watching that five hours of tv. mild again, limited sunshine today. that's my first highlight. tonight, light rain. maybe milder. heavier rains next week. here's our storm. it's whirling dervish out there. it continues to wobble our way. it's still 600 miles away. it's still about 12 hours from having any significant impact on our weather other than taking away some sunshine compared to yesterday. 5:00, start the evening commute at 4:00. if you want, it's going to be dry either way. as we head towards 7:00, some rain develops in the north bay. but by 4:00 tomorrow morning, you can see rain in just about all of our neighborhoods. in light east bay, south bay
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lighter. you'll get some of that towards 9:00. notice it turns over to just scattered showers as we head into the afternoon and evening hours for that commute. and then just waves of showers during the overnight hours. mainly south of san francisco, oakland and over towards maybe concord and brentwood. then for friday, that same area gets more scattered showers. but then we'll throw the north bay in also. storms going to be 1, light all three days because of the rainfall amounts. look at this. 7:00 this evening. everybody is on dry pavement. 4:00 tomorrow morning. there you go. what i'm talking about, inland east bay, and the south bay, dry pavement while the rest are wet. during the evening hours, most of us will have a little moisture maybe left over on the roads. my accuweather, 7-day forecast, during the day saturday is good. monday it will be quiet and then that next storm starts out as a 1 for now. tuesday. hey, alexis. >> good morning, mike. let's take a look at the richmond area on our traffic maps. that's where we had an earlier
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crash where our vehicle spun out from the eastbound side. crossed over to the westbound lanes. that was briefly sitting in the left lanes. we did get the all clear from chp there before san pablo avenue. seeing a little stop-and-go traffic approaching that area. behind that, from hercules, westbound 80 near pinole valley road. a hit and run on the shoulder now. a vehicle with the hazards on and traffic stop and go from highway 4 as well. a quick check of drive times overall, looking okay today and much better if you're coming from the east bay, walnut creek, orinda area. walnut creek to dublin on southbound 680 looks great. southbound 101 santa rosa to san francisco in the green at 53. northbound 17 if you're coming up through the santa cruz mountains, highway 1 to los gatos. that looks great. in the green at 22 minutes. marshawn lynch began driving golf carts in 2006 when he played for cal. beast-mode is back at it again. he's looking to introduce
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you're never more than seven minutes away from your accuweather forecast. how about the tree pollen? it's high today. you probably know that if you have allergies. you're probably hoping for rain. weed, grass, mold low. uv index is moderate. we're having a debate how you can say carnegie hall. >> you're telling me it might be carnegie hall. either way, that's not what the story is about. it's about students at stoneman douglas high school taking stage at carnegie hall yesterday. >> ♪ ♪ ♪
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>> now, the school's band earned that slot at the new york wind band festival before last month's shooting. students say playing music is helping them heal from the tragedy and as you know, 17 people died in that school shooting. >> what a talented school. they also win broadcast awards for their journalism program. they're incredible. the food and drug administration approved a fail-in test for breast cancer. it will be offered for $199. it detects 3 of 1,000 mutations in breast cancer genes. women who have the genes have a ha to 85% chance of developing breast cancer. you might recall angelina jolie documented her mast tekt tomo owe. fico reports that debit card fraud was up last year. that is less than the 70% rise we saw in 2016, but it is sill concerning.
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fico says the number of hacked atms and merchant card readers also rose in 2017. fico advises you to stay away from at ms that look odd to you or where your card doesn't epter the machine smoothly. check transactions on your accounts frequently, also. all right. we're looking pretty good this morning for the wednesday morning commute. we did just get word of a new crash within the bay bridge toll plaza. haven't spotted it yet on the traffic camera. it's in lane 2. we've got a couple vehicles stopped there who collided into each other. i'm working to get more details how close it is to the toll plaza or if it's further into the maze. a quick look at drive times. highway 4 to the maze. back in the green there at 22 minutes. about 10 across the bay bridge into san francisco. southbound 101 to sfo, you look great in the green at 9 minutes. we're never more than seven minutes away from your accuweather forecast. let's check in with meteorologist mike nicco.
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hey, mike. alexis, thank you very much. hi everybody. we wake up saturday morning. it's going to be dry. most of the day it's going to be dry. but once we get to the evening hours, some rain will roll in and it will turn over to just scattered widely scattered showers and they'll be light for sunday. in fact, rainfall amounts may not each get close to this system coming in tonight and tomorrow. look at this. by the end of the weekend. we're looking at possibly a quarter of an inch to half an inch by sunday night. thank you, mike. the sonoma state campus has a new addition. >> the school unveiled the statue of lucy. she's under the sheet there. as they unveil her, she's outfitted with sonoma state gear. you can find lucy outside the schultz information center. the school hopes she'll serve as a gathering point. students and guests can take selfies with her. it's one of the statues that
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good morning. welcome to wednesday, march 7th. jessica is off today. >> we do have to watch out for rain today, although not immediately. you're never more than seven minutes away from your accuweather forecast. mike nicco. >> we'll see clouds most of the day. grab the sunglasses. this evening, we start to turp our attention to our storm. we'll tell you what to expect from the exclusive storm impact scale. it's 1, light. rainfall amounts less than .25 inches. no damage from any breezes. rain right now, about 20,000 feet on live doppler 7. it's evaporating before it reaches the ground. it will be more humid today than yesterday. here's a look at the roof camera.
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notice the flags on the ferry building are not moving. my accuweather 12-hour planner, milder this morning. mid to upper 40s. the temperatures away from the coast, 60s at noon. upper 50s at the coast. get ready for wet weather moving into the north bay by 7:00. here's alexis. >> good morning, mike. we're enjoying that dry pavement for now. we do have one new issue in. if you're coming through the try valley area. in the pleasanton dublin area, westbound 580, we've got reports of a two-car crash off on the shoulder. i'm knot seeing any delays there checking out the traffic sens s sensors. hopefully that's a minor issue. southbound 680 through-wall nut creek, stop-and-go traffic approaching highway 24. all in all, a much better commute for those in walnut creek down into orinda. i know that was tough yesterday. we'll check on the bay bridge commute in less than ten. pay major

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