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morning. clear, dry, weather on live doppler 7. it's jump into it. here's a look at walnut creek. 680 towards the 24 junction. it's an area that will flirt with 80 degrees today. 47 to 53. that's our spread at 7:00. look at that. 65 to 68 at noon. grab the sunglasses. maybe find a salve a or a sidewalk. have a nice, nice lunch. 63 at the coast. mid to upper 70s around the bay and inland. 58 to 69 this evening. if you're like me, you'll be doing yard work. here's alexis. >> so far so good for the wednesday commute. live at the north bay. still really light volumes. you could see a little bit of fog along that stretch this morning. we had reduced visibility. down to three miles earlier. looks like that's cleared out where the traffic camera is. highway 4 to walnut creek in the green. slight delays out of central
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valley, westbound 580, dublin up to 39 minutes. we'll check on a minor crash in antioch up next. now breaking news. that breaking news in the last few minutes, facebook announced it's giving privacy tools a makeover. this comes after a lot of criticism over data practices. let me show you on my computer much here's a change to the account settings page. the before is on the left. and on the right is the way you'll now see it. facebook says it's trying to make the controls easier to find. when you finally get to the privacy settings, this is what you will see. to be clear, these changes won't affect facebook's privacy policies or the type of data it gathers from users. but the company is hoping its 2.2 billion users will have an easier time navigating the confusing privacy and security settings. reggie, we were playing around with this prior to the change. it was very difficult. >> it was. it was definitely not intuitive.
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i'll be curious to play with this later and see if this helps. arrests on b.a.r.t. are up by 40%. there was a jump in theft and violent crimes. amy hollyfield is covering this live for us. good morning, amy. >> reporter: hi. good morning. kind of a mixed bag of news for b.a.r.t. let look at some of the numbers. first of all, let's look at the arrests. they say 1,730 arrests made by transit police last year. so that is a 40% increase from the year before. but people are still stealing electronics at a high rate. electronic thefts jumped 52%. there were 417 cases reported last year. we asked b.a.r.t. riders about the news. they tell us they're worried about more than just people's stealing on the trains. >> there's a lot of homelessness and everything else. the people they let on the
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train. i don't like it. but it's the only way to get to work. >> do you feel you would like to see more officers? >> oh, yeah. i'd like to see a lot more officers on the trains. >> reporter: b.a.r.t. says it will be hiring more officers. they also have to deal with this spike. take a look at this one. 24% increase in violent crimes. they had 347 of those incidents reported last year. b.a.r.t. did see one crime, though, go down. there were fewer bike and cars stolen last year than the year before. the chief thinks making their officers more visible at the stations has helped to make a difference. they say they'll be hiring more officers and plan to use the new security cameras to help them spot the criminals, hopefully right after the crimes are committed. reporting live from the dublin pleasanton station, amy hollyfield, abc 7 news. forethe second time in a
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week, protesters blocked the entrance of golden one center before the sacramento kings game. they're demanding justice for stephon clark who was shot to death two police officers ten days ago. clark was suspected of breaking into cars. they thought he had a gun. it turned out, cell phone. >> you can hear the chants from protesters outside and inside of city hall including clark's brother. after several shouting matches and breaks, the council ended the meeting early. mayor steinberg tweeted that the council will not reconvene today as planned to honor clark's wake scheduled from 1:00 to 8:00 p.m. attorney general becerra announced that the department of justice will join the investigation. counselors on hand at oakland tech high school after the sudden death of a student. >> 16-year-old junior jeremiah joyner died at his home last
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thursday. he felt sick, went home, went to bed and never woke up. there was a notification letter sent to students and parents. a meeting was heated in santa clara over the soccer match at levi's stadium. some say it was out of control. the police department is calling it a success. katie marzullo has that. >> reporter: caught on video, a fight in the stands that almost ended with a fan being thrown over the edge. there were several fights in a short period of time which led to the decision to call in extra officers. that decision known as a code 20, was a first for an event at levi stadium. some members of the stadium authority voiced serious concerns about that. >> it was chaotic. people were scared. they called this 20. so it made a lot of people nervous. >> the police chief said there were 24 arrests and 50 people ejected. four people went to the hospital with minor injuries. for an event of more than 64,000 people, that's a win. >> i stand behind the decisions made to bring in the extra resources to make it a safe
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event. >> a lot of the blame was aimed at the 49ers organization, not the police. >> they have a handful of bad actors. we addressed it. >> it was little consolation for people who live near the stadium. >> this group described as 150 drunken people. most were well-behaved, a few weren't. there were reports of people jumping on cars. >> they're looking at limiting drinking in the parking lot before an event. gates opened five hours before the mexico lsh iceland match. katie marzullo. a surprise decision about the controversial urban shield exercise after a long and contentious discussion, they approved it for in year. after that, no more. the debates centered around -- the exercise attracts local, national and sometimes international police every september in a two-day exercise. police agencies insist that it's all about learning to work together in unique
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circumstances. >> certainly understand the concerns that the community might have about the equipment that we use. but we use it in responsible ways. >> i have a problem with police being trained as though they're in a war. >> the board finally voted 4 to 1 in favor. but this will be the last year due to all of the criticism. all right. never more than seven minutes away from your accuweather forecast. let's start inland. temperatures in the mid to upper 40s from pleasant hill to pleasanton to livermore. mid to upper 50s antioch and pittsburgh. how about other neighborhoods. oakland, hayward, mountain view. 60 at los gatos. san jose and fa pacifica at 52. mid to upper 40s in the north bay. here's a look at the golden gate bridge. another great day to walk across the bridge. good visibility. not too much haze in the air. a light breeze. if you're exercising or as i call it yard work, kind of
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sloppy, but a great evening if that relaxes you. it does me. head in the yard and enjoy it. exercising, even warmer today. our beaches a lighter breeze than it was yesterday. here's a look at san francisco. 55 at 8:00. 59 at 10:00. already the mid-60s by noon and upper 60s from 2:00 to 4:00. 58 at 8:00. how about up in the north bay. 48 at 8:00. by noon, look at that. already to 71. pushing our way to near 80 from 2:00 to 4:00. still 75 degrees at 6:00. then by 8:00, it's 64 degrees. under stars, we'll drop to the upper 40s to low to mid-50s tonight. a decent night. can't open the windows yet during the overnight hours, alexis. >> sounds good, mike. so far so good for the monday morning commute. we have one minor issue. this is the first issue on the boards this morning. in antioch, westbound 4 before you get to hillcrest avenue, someone called in to chp, said
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they spun out and sitting the wrong way on the right-hand shoulder. they believe someone else clipped them while spinning or caused them to spin out. chp on the way to the scene. no lanes are blocked and everything looking okay in that stretch. another check of the bay bridge toll plaza. stack-up in the cash lanes on the right-hand side. everyone else looking good. the metering lights should flip on in ten minutes. as we wait to hear the fate of hundreds of patients who had eggs and embryos compromised, in ohio, they say human error caused the failure. this happened an more 4th a pacific fertility center as well as the ohio clinic. in ohio, an alarm that should have alerted staff was turned off. more than 4,000 eggs and embryos were lost and patients say they feel betrayed. >> you know, we left our kids or our most precious part of ourselves with somebody and they promised to watch over them. >> again, no update on pacific
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fertility center in san francisco which also had a freezer malfunction. a lawsuit between bay area powerhouses, google and oracle. more importantly, how can this impact yr wallet. >> a disturbing video shows the sergeant flying through the air after getting hit by a car and he lived to talk about it. a new gas tax is closer to reality. >> 5:10 in the a.m. >> 5:10 in the a.m. this is a feature only on abc 7
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it's 5:13 on the dot. time to talk about the lack of rain. today all the way through next tuesday, not a single drop. with temperatures nearing record highs. i'll show you the numbers coming up in the accuweather seven-day forecast. here's reggie with more news. thank you, mike. new developments in a high-profile copyright case. a federal appeals court reversed a lower court's's ruling in this battle between google and oracle. it's a loss for google who tried to argue they used the -- to create the android system was protected under fair use copyright law. a judge in san francisco will determine how much google owes. oracle previously sought $9 billion in damages. a google spokesperson tells c c cnbc, this will make apps and online experiences more expensive for all of us. cook county, illinois, is suing the company for consumer
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fraud. the county claims that cambridge analytica used illinois resident data to manipulate voters and they failed to stop it. this may have influenced voters during the 2016 presidential election. as president trump considers border wall prototypes, he's now suggesting the military should foot the bill for his project. sources say that behind closed doors, the president broached this idea with house speaker paul ryan. congress would need to sign off on this. senate minority leader chuck schumer called the plan a blatant misuse of military funds. uber ending testing on roads after arizona baber banned -- >> in the gma first look, this uber accident, the death of a woman in tempe could be putting the brakes on self-driving car development. testing in arizona for uber on hold now. this morning, uber won't renew
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permit for testing in california. also, the company that provides some of its technology to uber says it will stop testing its fleet. it's beyond uber. regulators and lawmakers are asking tougher questions. have the companies pushed too hard, too quickly to get their technology on real roads? putting pedestrians and other drivers at risk? >> it may have to do more testing than we wanted to do through computer simulation, more testing on proving grounds. >> coming up at 7:00 a.m., what google's waymo company has to say about its future of autonomous cars. with gma first look, i'm david kerley, abc news, washington. 5:15 now. a santa clara chip maker is hitting the brakes on -- they were there for the inindividual i can't tech show. one was inside that uber car that killed a pedestrian last week. both uber and inindividualia suspended tests on self-driving
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cars. >> it's humbling to make sure that the technology is moving at the right pace and not cutting corners. >> they told reuters that we should give uber a chance to explain exactly what happened. new details on plans to extend b.a.r.t. to san jose. time is running out for b.a.r.t. and the santa clara valley transportation authority to agree on building a tunnel that connects four new stations. vta has to make a decision by next thursday and b.a.r.t. has to approve it by april 26th to get about $1.5 billion in federal grant money. bta wants to build a single tunnel underground. officials say that wa fast track the project by ten months and not disrupt businesses. b.a.r.t. prefers a twin tunnel design kite citing safety concerns. backers of the he effort to repeal required thousands of voter signatures to get rid of
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the tax. they're close to gathering the nearly 585,000 signatures needed to qualify for the ballot. campaign organizers say it was rushed through the legislature and passed without voter approval. opponents say the tax is needed to boost jobs and fix our state's crumbling roads. you're never more than seven minutes away from your accuweather forecast. mike is joining us again now. man, it felt like we had a slice of summer. >> a little bit. we'll get a little more tomorrow. we'll have the whole pie by the weekend. here's a look at what's going on at 5:17 this morning. in san jose, it's 49 degrees. that was 87 near mineta san jose international. no radar returns turned up in the pacific northwest. let's bring them out, dust them off. the microclimates are back. 76 in milpitas. 78 in santa clara and san jose. santa cruz 75. gilroy at 81. up the peninsula, menlo park, palo alto, to millbrae at 72.
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low 70s around downtown and south san francisco and sausalito. 75 to 78 from san rafael through calistoga. santa rosa to ukiah, 80 to 81 degrees. 66 to 67 at the coastline. 73 to 76 along the east bay shore. same thing in union city, hercules. 78 to 82 degrees in our inland east bay neighborhoods. let's take a look at my accuweather seven-day forecast. we'll be closer to records tomorrow. today, most of the records are in the low to mid-80s. so not quite as close. warmth will linger through friday. maybe take off work a little early. saturday, sunday and monday, more high clouds. the winds off the ocean. but we stay above average from low 60s at the coast to mid-70s inland. let's get a check of the commute. >> we are feeling kind of summertime light here on the
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roads this morning. taking advantage of the nice weather and not heading into work or school today. here's a quick check of the north bay on the traffic maps. a little bit of fog on the visibility layer between santa rosa and san rafael. oh, about 45 minutes ago. but that really has thinned out. we are down to 3 miles of visibili for some points. we could see it at some point this morning. it looks like it's cleared out. a quick check of the richmond side of the san rafael bridge. no delays. a few vehicles keeping you company. mass transit looks great this morning too. ace rail 1 and 3 out on time. they're having an issue with gps train tracker for ace 1. it looks like it's not running but it is. it is on time. 43 b.a.r.t. trains in service and no delays. a heart stopping moment on a utah highway. so hard to watch. a car hit the highway patrolman on the side of the road as he was trying to help a driver.
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he suffered broken rinbs and broken shoulder blade. the fact he's alive was in hysterics. that sergeant now talking about the incident. >> she came up while i was laying on the road and was kind of in hysterics and very apologetic. she's not to be vilified. she did make a mistake. i think she's learned from it. >> the trooper says the cars should have been traveling a lot slower on that snowy road. unbelievable to see him talking and looking great. >> i know. happening today, new environmentally friendly vans hit the streets of san francisco. >> they're fully electric. zero emission delivery vans. a full fleet is coming to san francisco today to begin a month long pilot test. they will welcome the cargo vans with a drive and ride event.
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>> being credited with the reopening of a playground targeted by a arsonists. it suffered a million dollars in damage after someone set fire to it. plastic slides melted and the wood supports burned. here's what it looks like now. everything is new from the play structures to the swings to the slides. celebration and easter egg hunt will happen saturday morning to remember mayor lee. the late mayor secured funding to build the playground. happening today, one of two town hall toss give residents a chance to weigh in on president cannabis process. the city of sonoma is hosting the town hall at the sonoma community center from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m. it will give people the opportunity to ask questions about the cannabis policy as well as the use, distribution and sale of cannabis. coming up next, the seven things you need to know. jiebts hope it's ate precursor to the dodger season. it will make more sense coming up. mike and alexis, help make
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and the whiter teeth that they want. ♪ 5:46789 here are the seven things to know before you go. number one is breaking news from our live desk. facebook just announcing this morning it is changing its privacy settings and the company hopes to make the settings easier to find. this change comes after intense criticism over the company's data collection method. breaking overnight, stormy daniels' attorney is asking for a two-hour deposition of president trump. he filed a motion in federal court here in california. number 3, tesla says a missing highway barrier played a role in a deadly crash in mountain view last week. the company believes the barrier was removed or crushed in a fire crash and wasn't replaced. number 4, more protests planned by black lives matter in sacramento after more demonstrations yesterday. they're demanding criminal
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charges be filed against two police officers who shot and killed an unarmed black man in his grandmother's backyard. the spring surge continues. look at the warmth today. near record highs in san jose and also in napa. a better chance of record highs tomorrow. number 6, great weather and spring break combining to translate to a really smooth commute this morning. we do have the bay bridge metering lights on now as of 5:20 this morning. but that is really one of our only slow spots. we're off to a great start. number 7, how does 502 million bucks sound? that's up for grabs on friday in the mega millions jackpot. no one matched all six numbers last night. apple going back to school and introduces a more affordable ipad aimed at the education market. ceo tim cook poke spoke at the in chicago. it will cost $299 for schools and $329 for everybody else. it's combat i believe with the
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apple pencil. apple trying to compete with the google low cost probe increasing used in schools. you can have a say in which games are inducted into the world video game hall of fame. >> the 12 finalists were introduced yesterday. ms. pac-man, call of duty. ddr, dance dance revolution. and asteroid. the world video hall of fame is in rochester, new york. a panel of experts and fan vote will decide. >> my ddr going. >> i need mario cart, the best game to be inducted. zelda is there, street fighter too. sonic the hedgehog. >> where is it? >> i need to be the princess. we're coming back with 90 minutes of news including the extra security bay area students will see. we're going to leave trac
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almost 5:30 in the morning on wednesday, march 28th. halfway through the week and gorgeous weather. >> never more than seven minutes away from your accuweather forecast. look who is here. mike mick knnicco. >> i wish i had shorts on. >> you got your summertime suit on. >> i do. summertime -- beach boys going through my head right now. it's going to be a nice stretch of warm weather if that's what you've been waiting for. it's clear on doppler 7. here's a look at my accuweather 12-hour planner. cool in the morning. mid-40s to mid-50s through 7:00. look at that, 65 to 68 at noon. nice day to be outside walking around during lunch.
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63 at the coast. mid-70s at 4:00. if you're heading out this evening, kids got activities or maybe you do. 58 at the coast. still near 70 at 7:00. that's warmer than average. >> one incident so far on the road. it's off on the shoulder. it's not a big deal here. westbound highway 4 before hillcrest and antioch. no delays approaching that. you can see there on the left-hand side of the screen once you get into the pittsburg area, it's filling in and slowing down. >> that is about it. a few of the typical areas that are normally busy here, are -- >> golden gate bridge, it looks great. so do the rest of our bridges. we'll check drive times, next. a deadly crash involving a tesla now has the bay area automaker pointing fingers. >> tesla says it's the worst damage the company has seen on a model x. it says a missing highway
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barrier may be to blame. matt keller has more in mountain view. >> reporter: good morning. the loss of live in this crash has been very tes tesla. overnight, they posted a blog on the website. they say one of the reasons this crash was so severe is the safety barrier known as a crash attenuator was not there when the crash happened this past friday. they say this image shows what the barrier on southbound 101 at the 85 carpool flyover in mountain view looked like when the crash attenuator was in proper condition. this is what it looked like the day prior to the crash. they say these pictures come from a witness of the crash who commutes daily past this location. tesla believes it was either removed or crushed in a prior crash without being replaced. tesla says they've never seen this level of damage to a model x in any other crash. the driver, 38-year-old way hong
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was killed. ntsb investigators want to know if the autopilot system was ak at this vated -- activated at the time of the crash. we've put a full length to the blog post on our website, reporting live in mountain view, matt keller, abc 7 news. happening today, students at cupertino high school will see more deputies on campus after a threat was called to the school. those students were panicked as they were told to evacuate during the afternoon. sheriff's deputies swept the campus and determined there was no threat to the school. they're going to provide more security to reassure students, parents and faculty. >> black lives matters plan to hold protests in sacramento in front of the district attorney's office. they're demanding criminal
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charges to be filed against two police officers who shot and killed an unarmed african american man. >> thank you. >> tensions were high at the sacramento city council meeting after stephon clark's brother interrupted. it was supposed to be dedicated to the public and their response to the killing of the 22-year-old a week and a half ago. they believed he had a gun. he was holding a cell phone. he was shot in his grandmother's backyard. >> don't need no training. make them available for what they do. that's the kind of training you need. >> for people and communities of color, the legal and political system is unjust. >> sacramento's mayor says the council will not meet today out of respect for clark's family. they will be holding a wake today. >> new this morning, stormy daniels' attorney is looking to
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depose president trump. a motion was filed in u.s. district court here in california by daniels' lawyer. according to paperwork, the deposition of president trump would be, quote, no greater than two hours. you'll remember daniels, whose real name is stephanie clifford, is a porn star alleging an affair with president trump in the year 2006. the white house repeatedly denied the pair's involvement. stormy daniels' lawyer want to depose michael cohen, president trump's long time personal a attorney. he's also the man who allegedly paid daniels to stay silent over the affair. this man who drove his suv into several people at the airport is facing felony reckless driving charges. the driver hit the gas and skipped the curb at oakland airport. the suv hit three pedestrians on the sidewalk outside terminal 1 and flying luggage from the crash injured a fourth person. officials say the 54-year-old man who was driving is unlicensed. >> able to quickly determine it
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was an accident and that it wasn't something more sinister like a suspect trying to run people over intentionally. >> sky 7 is overhead as cars lined up on roads leading into the airport closed to traffic for more than an hour after the wreck while deputies processed the scene. the first trial following the north bay wildfires is set to begin on august 3rd. the lawsuit was filed by seniors who lived at the oakmont assisted living facility. seniors say they were abandoned by the staff as flames approach. melanie woodrow broke the story last year. the press democrat reports that the judge expedited the date of the lawsuit because of the advanced age. plaintiffs. a marin county judge tentatively lifted an order blocking the state from carrying out executions by lethal injection. in 2012, he ruled that officials failed to follow proper procedures in using a combination of three drugs to execute inmates. california now plans to use a single dose of powerful
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barbiturates which a judge said -- nearly 750 inmates are on death row at san quentin. the last execution in california was in 2006. uber is paying $10 million to settle a discrimination suit. two women engineers claim that uber favored white men and asian employees over females and men of color. uber also agreed to reform its system for compensation, reviews and promotions. it will submit regular reports to the court on its progress. happening today, ac transit board of directors holding a pair of meeting on proposed changes as the agency prepares to launch service from the transbay transit center. >> it will begin double decker bus operations later this year. the first meeting in san francisco at the golden gate university, the second one in oakland at the offices at 6:00 p.m. never more than seven
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minutes away from your accuweather forecast. we'll start in the north bay. rohnert bay is the cool spot at 43. petaluma at 46. mill valley, napa, tiburon at 53. check out clear lake. 60 this morning. 51 in el sobrante. daly city, 52. redwood city 50. 52 in san jose. the rest of us in the mid to upper 40s. look at tracy right now, 48 in san ramon 45. a dry san mateo bridge as we look westbound this morning. in fact, good on the roads, good for mass transit and good for the ferries. we'll get a break from the wet weather today. comfortable on mass transit. hopefully they turn on air conditioners later today or tonl as we get warmer and a lot of sunshine out on the ferry ride. here's a look at the east bay. 52 at 8:00, 67 by noon. we're not finished. 71 by 2:00. 73 at 4:00. still 70 at 6:00. about 62 at 8:00. for the peninsula, we start off
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at 54 at 8:00, jump about, say, 11 degrees to 65 by noon and then low to mid-70s from 1:00 through about 7:00. then still 65 at 8:00. tonight, the temperatures will be just about as mild, if not more mild than this morning. a lot of upper 40s out there to low 50s. when i'm stuck in traffic, and i watch people go through the express lane or the carpool lane, i get really jealous. i have nobody to carpool with. could you find somebody for me? >> i don't know about that. we do love our carpool -- chp and san jose ticketed this man for putting that man in the front seat and trying to drive in the carpool lane. they did not say where he found that mannequin. i'm not sure where to tell you to get that, mike. final note to cheaters, officers are watching. i guess they tried. they dressed it up. put the snap back hat on.
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>> if he would have been texting object looking at his phone, it would have been more realistic. >> that would be more accurate. unfortunately, that didn't work out this time. taking a look at the roads. carpoolers cruising on through the lanes. everyone else is waiting with the metering lights on. fastrak on either side there. the cash lanes are looking heavy. that's one of the only slow spots. in the meantime, one new minor issue. westbound 580 before el char owe road. a three-car crash on the shoulder. not a blocking situation and no delays there. drive times looking pretty good too. westbound 580, tracy to dublin, in the yellow at 47 minutes. antioch to concord at 21. san rafael to san francisco, a little fog along that stretch. in the green at 16 minutes though. thanks, alexis.
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a 72-year-old hiker who injured his leg is recovering after a dramatic helicopter rescue. the chp posted this video on facebook showing the tourist from new york city being hoisted 100 feet from the trail in napa county. he fell about 3/4 of a mile from the trail head at 11:30 yesterday morning. the rescue in gusty wind was necessary because the location was difficult to get to. the man's injuries are nonlife-threatening and should fully recover. driverless car programs are backing off from testing. one company is taking steps to advance its program. we've all probably returned we've all probably returned items after buy
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it's 5:43 thon wednesday. let's look around the state. spring has sprung in eureka and monterey. 71 in san diego. l.a. 78. look at that, near 90 in palm springs. upper 70s to near 80 through the central valley. yosemite, 63. look at tahoe at about 54 degrees. let's jump ahead and take a look at my accuweather seven-day forecast for tahoe. average high, 50. you can see we will be in the mid-50s to near 60 degrees. a little more cloud cover this weekend. you'll really want to wear the sunscreen if you're going to be up there. not only is the sun strong but
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it reflects off that snow. hi everyone. there is no doubt about it, north korean leader kim jong-un was in china, confirmed overnight. our president tweeted about it. saying received message from xi jing ping of china that his meeting with kim jong-un went well and looks forward to his meeting with me. maximum sanctions and pressure must be maintained at all costs. kim jong-un secretly met with china's president on sunday. chinese state media reports the north korean leader said denuclearization is possible. kim is expected to meet with the south korean president next month and is in discussions about talks with president trump in may. it appears north korea is open to talks. but it may not be giving up its nuclear program. "the new york times" released these satellite images supposedly showing a new nuclear
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reactor in use. they say it produces electricity. but the times reports it could also be used to make plutonium, a fuel used in nuclear arms. a bay area sheriff is apologizing for breaching policies. lori smith admits i.c.e. agents interviewed four inmates in violation of county rules. smith says it happened earlier this month and was a mistake. the agents did not detain any of the inmates. smith says we value the trust and support we've earned with the local immigrant community and will not break that trust. san francisco sheriff apologized for a similar breach of policy. despite a deadly crash involving a self-driving uber, waymo is planning to launch a self-driving taxi service in phoenix. the company announced it will buy up to 20,000 electric cars from jaguar land rover, waymo says the engineers have been fine tuning the robotic technology and they've traveled more than 5 million miles on
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public roads. at 5:45. stanford is asking for human volunteers to test a medical treatment for forms of cancer. it is part of a new wave of therapies that uses your own body to fight the disease without chemotherapy. there are two drugs used to attack tumors. it has cured tumors in 97% of mice in initial tests. researchers emphasize that it's not a cancer vaccine, it's not effective for all forms of cancer. stanford is planning to run two trials by the end of the year. a total of 35 test patients. children with cancer can become movers, shakers and makers. abc 7 news was at the children's hospital on the stanford campus for the unveil of what they're calling maker space. it's a high tech therapy unit giving inventive patients to use devices like a 3d printer. it's so engaging that they forget for a moment they're in a hospital. one of the inventions they've
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come up with, a device where you push a lever for your favorite snack. >> bad news for bath time. >> scientists said the rubber duckies are a haven for nasty bugs. >> gross. >> i've always known this. the liquid that's released when you squeeze the duck is potentially pathogen i can bacteria. they found that in four out of the five toys studies. using higher quality materials could prevent the bacterial growth. when you squeeze the duck out, there's gross water. >> what if you dry it really well? >> there you go. >> keep it away from the bathtub when not in use. >> i thought it was rubber duckie, you make bath time lots of fun for communicable diseases. >> you sing that? >> to my little guy. but now i'm going to throw it in the garbage when i get home. >> everything is bad. >> except for the weather, mike. >> how did we make it this far?
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>> honestly. we're still alive, mostly. physically. not emotionally. >> or spiritually. >> mike, what's going on outside? >> time to get vitamin d today. east bay hills, no, that's mt. tam. let take a look at sunshine today. even warmer from the accuweather highlights. nearing record highs tomorrow. above average through the weekend and pretty much well into next week. i'll show you that in the next weather. show you what's going on elsewhere. we're out of rain for the next two weeks. too much rain is falling on about 12 million people from houston all the way up to cincinnati. the area you see in green. you can see the slow moving nature of this cold front. the reason why we're going to have airport delays or if you're flying through there to get to the east coast, could be bumpy today. 76 to 81. microclimates are back. this is the south bay. 78 today in santa clara and san jose. on the peninsula, about 72 to 76. san mateo in the middle. 74. really narrow along the coast. about 66 to 68 degrees.
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low 70s for downtown. south san francisco and sausalito. bodega bay, 66 to 67 there. we'll go from 75 in san rafael and vallejo to 80s in santa rosa and ukiah. the east bay shore, 73 to 76 degrees. the last stop is the inland east bay neighborhoods. about 78 to 82 degrees. boy, are things really popping right now. i don't know if alexis has allergies, i'm going to say she's been sneezing a lot this morning. >> calling me out. >> just a little. i feel bad for you. >>let take a look at the forecast. 80s today through friday inland and then 60s and 70s saturday through tuesday. not calling you out. i just feel bad for you. >> yes, i have been sneezing a lot in the traffic center this morning. i haven't had much else to do. it's been really quiet today. the central valley, we have a new minor collision westbound 205 to 580. that is off on the shoulder.
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but, of course, it doesn't take much in that area. up to 15 once you get past that heading towards the altamont pass. westbound 80, filling in and slowing down towards the maze. overall, the drive times are good. no major mass transit issue. live doppler 7, nothing happening. we have our advice nlt layer on top of the maps. we had a little bit of fog earlier but it's gone now. alexis, thank you. former first lady michelle obama will speak in oakland. it's called an evening with michelle obama. it will be moderated. a q and a session. tickets are still on sale through ticketmaster starting at 93 bucks per seat. she last visited in november as the keynote speaker at dream force. she focused on healthy eating, exercise and education. join michael finney live in san jose this friday, march 30th. he's going to be answering consumer questions and your tax
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questions. the 7 on your side team will even have tax experts on site. pthat's friday, march 30th from 4:00 to 7:00 at santana row. the reason cosmopolitan is being pulled from the checkout line at stores across the country. why they don't have to pay back california customers after being charged excessively high rates. the dodgers had to come up with plan numb
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we have a chance of record highs. especially tomorrow. today will be pretty close in areas. napa, i'm forecasting 77.
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the record high is 78. san jose, i'm forecasting 78. the record high is 81. places like san francisco, though, about nine degrees shy. enjoy the low 70s. >> a shopping alert. some stores like best buy are keeping track of your return history. >> thanks to a recent report in the "wall street journal," we're learning that return policies could be used against you. jake zacker has returned a few things at his local best buy and then was banned from making any returns there for an entire year. he says he bought three iphone cases in the same store over several months and returned them all within the policy window. >> i have a valid receipt. the boxes were unopened. the clerk at the counter said hey, you've reached a limit. shouldn't have to walk out of there feeling like i did something wrong. >> turns out, best buy and other companies used an organization called the retail equation. so that flags customers that allegedly show signs of possible
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return fraud. their goal is to minimize illegal returns for things purchased at a competing store. best buy says it apologized to anyone inappropriately affected. home renters will not be getting money back even though they were charged excessively high rates. state farm will not have to pay california customers to mid-2015. the state commissioner accused state farm of excessively profiting from homeowners and renters insurance policies in 2016. demanded they lower the rates and issue refunds to customers. they reduced rates but refused to give refunds. giants fans have always thought dodger stadium stinks. now they have proof. >> pretty gross. a leak spilled sewage during the exhibition game between the angels and the dodgers. it left a mess pooling near the
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dodgers dugout. the game was called after a delay. there was a pipe backup on two different levels of the stadium. they are set to host the giants tomorrow in l.a. in the season opener. >> the people there in that front row weren't leaving. they were taking pictures of it. >> i think they were getting ready to move, though. they were looking down at their feet, like -- it wasn't near the visitors dugout, right? yuck. we're looking at a pretty busy bay bridge toll plaza. this is one of the only busy areas this morning. those metering lights on at 5:20 today. typical delays are building through the maze. overall, very few -- in the green at 20. another 11 into san francisco. no delays southbound and headed to the airport. hey everybody. let's talk about what happens today as far as the temperatures compare to average. 9 to 14 degrees warmer. low to upper 60s. we'll be in the low to up every
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70s. now, it is going to get cooler this weekend. temperatures above average and this will last all the way through the first week in april. temperatures not cooling down any time soon. no more rain. by the end of the week, we may have to water gardens again. thanks, mike. new at 6:00, a major league baseball player revealing he has an eating disorder. his message for other men who might be battling same thing. the fleet of self-driving suvs. how a d
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a♪ seresto,jake...o, seresto e ♪ seresto, seresto, seresto whatever your dog brings home to you, it shouldn't be fleas and ticks. seresto gives your dog 8 continuous months of flea and tick protection in an easy-to-use, non-greasy collar. ♪ seresto, seresto, seresto oh no, jake. seresto. 8-month... ♪ seresto, seresto, seresto at 6:00 this morning. wednesday, march 28th. >> we're having fun today. never more than seven minutes away from your accuweather forecast. sunshine on tap, mike. >> absolutely. unlimited amount today. you look for days like today, it's dry on live doppler 7. taking a look from mt.
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tamalpais. the air is very clean. 65 to 68 at noon. so very pleasant weather for lunch outside. mid-70s around the bay. 63 at the coast. a great evening to hang out outside at the coast, 58. upper 70s -- excuse me. upper 60s at 7:00. it's going to be warmer tomorrow. i'll show you those numbers coming up. alexis. overall, a really nice commute. here's a quick check of walnut creek, southbound 680. these folks towards 24. no issues to report. traffic moving along just fine. drive times, we have one in the red now. westbound 580 tracy to dublin. up to 55 minutes. that's likely due to a crash on the shoulder at the 205 interchange. antioch to concord, 23 minutes. san rafael to san francisco looking great in the green at 17 minutes.


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