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spring turns into summer. a live look at san francisco from the exploratorium camera. a cool start to the day. we'll heat up this weekend. farther insfland. >> look at you being grammatically correct. >> you're never more than seven minutes away from my accuweather forecast. meteorologist mike nicco bring in the summer forecast. >> absolutely. take a look. let me get a tower cam up there that's not blocked out. you can see from our roof camera there's hardly any clouds out there. that means full-on sunshine for most of us and a warming trend begins today. we start this morning actually a little cooler because of the lack of clouds. into 60s at the coast while the
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rest of us hit the 70s by noon. 70s and 80s for our bay and inland neighborhoods, under very strong sunshine. today one second longer than yesterday. longest day of the year. 71 to 76, enjoy the first day of summer. looking at golden gate bridge where volumes are very light. if you look on the far right-hand side of your screen, you can see the zipper truck inching forward there. you soon will have more room on the southbound side although you don't need it for at least a couple more hours. quick check of drive times, westbound 580 tracy to dublin in the yellow at 40 minutes. westbound 4 antioch to concord in the green at 15, westbound 101 san rafael to san francisco, 16 minutes. a $1.5 billion surplus is how much the california university system stashed away, hidden from the public and officials. >> meanwhile tuition nearly doubled. amy hollyfield is live for us in
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hayward. good morning, amy. >> reporter: good morning, natasha. this came from a state audit. it was very critical of california state university system. it found the university has been keeping a big secret from students and state legislators and staff, that it has $1.5 billion in savings, but the price of parking has gone up, tuition has gone up, compile com employees say their wages have stayed the same. in 2008 it was $3,048. tuition went up in 2017 to $5,742. the chancellor has responded to this audit saying he doesn't consider this a surplus. he says this is for economic uncertainty, and it's also for short-term expenses like maintenance. csu also said its finances are transparent and they're always available for anyone to review.
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live in hayward, amy hollyfield, abc 7 news. >> amy, thank you. a funeral will be weld sometime next week for officer tara o'sulliv o'sullivan. >> the sacramento police officer was fatally shot on wednesday evening. last night 56 recruits graduated in a sir moan that honored the fallen officer. o'sullivan graduated from the last academy claft only six months ago. the police chief says up at the new recruits' physical, ran uphill five miles with them to show support. officer o'sullivan lived in martinez, graduated from college park high school in pleasant hill in 2018. >> they have a fallen officer right now. they have to have officers going out on the street again. their officers right now are
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taking the criminal element off the street again. why? because they're special and because you are special. >> an official page has been set up for the officer tara o'sullivan memorial fund. if you'd like to sign up, we have a link on our website. missouri's health department must decide whether to renew the license of the state's only abortion clinic. it's a planned parenthood in st. louis. a judge allowed it to temporarily remain open after the license temporarily expired on june 1st. if it closes, missouri will be the first state to not have an abortion provider since 1974. an appeals court says trump administration rules will be able to take effect in california. the rules ban taxpayer funded clinics from making abortion referrals. california, oregon and washington are challenging those
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rules in court. the federal appeals court says the rules can take effect while the state appeals the lower court rulings. teachers and the challenges they face have been a focus of abc 7 news as part of our effort to help build a better bay area. a new study finds something pretty interesting, that santa cruz is the least affordable city in the nation for educators. abc 7's amanda decastillo takes a look at what's being done to address it. >> unfortunately it's a bad number one, that we're the least affordable place for educators to live. casey carlson says the problem is lack of state funding made worse by the lack of affordable housing. >> it's harder to attract and maintain teachers when tety ca a salary that's enough pay there. "usa toy, caree educators in abou$63,000, meaning most must
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pay two-thirds of their salary to afford the median rent. >> when a big chunk of money comes to paying rent, it can get challenging. >> reporter: daniel says he spends half his paycheck to live next to schools but says many colleagues have chosen to commute to cut down costs. to assist, they seemed up with landed in 2017, partnership with the startup gives teachers a shared investment on a down payment for a home. santa cruz city schools is currently working on a plan to put rental housing on district property. >> it might allow me to save up down payment for a place of my own. >> reporter: the economic policy institute found in 2018 13% les private sector workers with similar levels of education. rounding out the top three of leastsan francisco.
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amanda del castillo, abc 7 news. >> you can find moreries on our website, such for building a better bay area teachers to find them. never more than seven minutes away from my accuweather forecast. we'll warm up this week end but cool down quickly next week. i'll show you all that coming up in less than seven minutes. first let's talk about some temperatures. mid to upper 50s throughout much of the east bay. 61 in antioch. a little warmer. mid to upper 50s along the bayshore into the south bay. take you to los gatos at 49. pacifica at 52. upper 40s at napa and novato. let's take a look at what's going on as far as your activity planner today. brighter and milder at our beaches. mid to upper 60s with sunshine. if you're out and about, sunglasses and sunscreen. a small craft advisory if you're playing on the bay. eight-hour period, yesterday it
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st extra hour of calmer conditions. north bay, 50s at 7:00, 62 at 9:00, hang out in the 80s this afternoon. 75 at 7:00. for the east bay shoreline, 50s at 7:00. you'll need a jacket but loose it by 11:00. for san francisco on our way to mid 70s at the coast to upper -- mid 60s to upper 60s, near 70 on the bay side. here is alexis. good morning, mike. not too much to worry about on the roads so far. a lot of green on the traffic maps. just a couple areas where we're not seeing green. one of those is northbound 101 through palo alto. that is down to about 30 miles an hour. we had earlier road work that did wrap up a few minutes ago at 5:00 a.m. one of our typical slow spots this time of day. a quick cck in.
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folks making it through the toll plaza and heading towards the midspan, but no major issues. happening today, airline catering workers will hold an informal picket line at sfo's international terminal to draut attention to their fight for better wages and health benefits. a worker says more than 99% of the workers have voted to authorize a strike. the union is calling for higher wages and health insurance. the companies provide katering for many airlines at sfo. both sides are in federally mandated mediation. five dozen people protested an el sobrante man's decision to display a swastika in his front yard. 15,000 people have signed a petition asking for that swastika to go. >> we're really concerned about the rise in hate, hate groups and members of hate groups. so have it comehis close
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such a vial >> johnson refused to comment. his symbol is not covered up. he told us earlier this month it's not a swastika. he claims it's a tibetan peace symbol. coming up next, the 7 things you need to know as you start your day. over 700 new apartment units coming to san francisco. the development finally under construction after a long legal battle. plus a family takes their dog to the vet after he loses his
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it's 5:13, if you're just joining us here are the 7 things you need to know. number one, the rising tension with iran. overnight president trump ordering and then calling off military strikes against the country after it shot down a u.s. drone. the faa is banning airlines from flying over iranian airspace. the man accused of murdering two people on a rural stretch of skyline boulevard is in san mateo county jail. malik dosouqi is due in court on monday. number three, airline katering workers will hold an informational picket line at sfo to call attention to their fight for higher wages and better benefits. number four, warming trend
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today, one to seven degrees above normal. 80s and 90s on the way this weekend. number five, b.a.r.t. is getting $300 million to reduce overcrowding. they'll use the money to increase the number of trains. number six, looking great so far for the friday morning commute. no major issues or slowdowns. looking at a nice drive on southbound 680 through walnut creek. snas car returns to sonoma. gates open at 10:00 this morning. the practice races begin at 11:35. new developments in sacramento. state lawmakers passed a controversial vaccine bill that allows state health officials to exempt vaccine exemptions only approved by a doctor, but only at schools where less than 95% of students are vaks niezed. the bill passed the assembly health committee and needs the approval of another state
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committee. governor gavin newsom says he supports the bill. meis asles cases in california at a 25-year high. a sushi bar in the castro district says it has no plans to remove a picture of pride. it says when you want to look inclusive but hate homeless people. a manager spoke with the chronicle said shoeing away homeless people was not their intention. she says there is a safe space in the entryway of the restaurant that homeless people are free to use if they neat shelter. hearst castle's first pool party are on sale right now. first, you must purchase an annual membership with the foundation at hearst castle, that's $500. then you can buy up to ten tickets for $950 each.
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the four swim days are july 6th, august 3rd, 24th and september 21st. a lot hoff money just to get that instagram photo. it is the first day of succumbed never. if someone wants to invite us for a pool, i'm here for you. not going to pay $900. >> $950 plus $500? >> do you get a cabana, a pool boy? >> do you even get a towel. >> a drink ticket? >> something, how about $10,000 just to go to all these different pools. remember that story from yesterday? >> that's right. there's a job. >> they'll pay us instead of us paying them. shark tank, mostl mostl mosl summer solstice 8:54. that's when the sun is as far north as it's going tove wene second of sunlight starting tomorrow. building summer heat weekend, the below average high is next respd. ho about 78 in milpitas, 80 to
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83 across the south bay. more sunshine in santa cruz. you head to the coast, the sunshine, mid and upper 60s will feel rye really nice. near 70 to 72. downtown san francisco and sausalito, 80 to 86 through the north bay valleys. napa at 82. we'll have an 80 in herk kecule. the valleys in the mid 80s to maybe a low 80 in pleasanton. 88 in brentwood will be the warm spot. check out the temperatures tonight, mid to upper 50s for most of us. it turns on tomorrow. look at that. mid to upper 90s inland. saturday an sunday, low to mid 80s. we'll touch 70 in some neighborhoods around the coast and temperatures fall off the table. only 60s and 70s by wednesday. mike, it's officially
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summer. it's friday and we're looking at a smooth commute so far today. hoping i'm not jinxing anything. one of our only slow spots getting out of tracy. 14 miles an hour on 205, 13 miles an hour on 580. believe it or not, that's better than the monday through thursday kmuchlt as of now, we don't have any bay bridge metering lights. a little buildup starting to form there for fastrak and cash users. no issues if you're using the car pool lanes. drive times in the grown all the way around here. southbound 680, walnut creek to dublin, 15 minutes. just 49 minutes southbound 101 santa rosa to san francisco. yesterday was a tough commute through the santa cruz mountains, not so much today. northbound 17 highway 1 to los gatos, 22 minutes. learning new details about hope hicks' testimony before the house judiciary committee. a newly released transcript shows the former white house aide refused to answer questions 155 times. this video shows her leaving
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capitol hill after the meeting wednesday. lawmakers asked her about her work on president trump's 2016 campaign. democrats are looking into incidents of alleged obstruction of justice and russian election interference related to special counsel robert mueller's report. alabama republican roy moore is taking another shot at the senate. the controversial former judge says he's going to run in 2020. he narrowly lost to democrat doug jones in 2017 after allegations of sexual misconduct emerged. moore has denied all of the accusations. switching gears a little bit. this is not what doctors at an animal hospital in boston expected to find. a family took their dog to the vet because he lost his appetite, he wasn't eating. that's because -- take a look. there were 19 baby pacifiers in his stomach, 19 of them. the vets discovered the pacifiering during an x ray. they removed them without surgery. that's a process i don't want to know about. the dog has fully recovered. he's back home being adorable
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and hopefully not eating another pacifier. >> that's a process i don't want to know about. that's so true, especially at 5:20 in the a.m. abc news committed to building a better bay area. one of the big issues is housing. >> developers have broken ground on a 702 units as well as two parks and offices in san francisco. this is located along fifth between mission and howard streets, so in the soma neighborhood. developer brook field properties is working with hearst corporation. the project faced years of legal hurdles when community leaders blocked to sue the project. a judge ruled in favor of the developers. >> everyone may not agree, but there are a lot of people here who live in the building right next to it, who spend a lot of time in this particular area. they're all here enjoying the fact that this project is finally happening. >> the first building will open in 2021. three historic building on the
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site t camilla, dempster and chronicle will be renovated. there is a warning from sausalito police. the president the's phone number is being used in a phone scam. police say scammers pretending to be officers and irs agents are threatening people with arrest. police say they don't ask for payments on the phone. if you pick up a suspicious call, hang up and call sausalito police. new data showing that asians now make up the largest racial group in santa clara and alameda county. asians account for 31.8% in alameda county's population. nearly 36% of people are of asian decent in san francisco county. california has the largest asian population in the country with more than 5 million people. from the greatest pokemon go, a new game is out for harry potter fans. we'll have a closer look at this version of the wizarding world.
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you're joining a family. thought we'd take a look at your beach forecast for the ek woo end. low to mid 70s about everywhere else under strong sunshine. warmer than average temperatures, especially santa cruz at 77. sunday, not much of a difference. mostly sunny and temperatures about the same. come monday, they're gone. enjoy them this weekend. thanks, mike. happening today the new harry potter game rolls out. natasha can't wait. it's for the makers of pokemon go. i don't know. it's called "harry potter wizards unite." it makes fictional characters appear on people's phones as if they existed in the real muggle
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world. you can do whatever it is ways sards do. the game itself is free. but players will have the option to buy currency using real american dollars. experts estimate players will spend up to $100 million in the first month alone. you didn't really play pokemon go. >> i didn't really. this would be my opportunity to get in on the virtual reality game. i'm excited. i don't know if i need it showing up in my apartment. i don't know if that's what i needed today on a friday. that's probably what's going to end up happening. >> we all know you're slitheran. we likes being a bad difficult. >> i like being opposite. in today's "gma first look," "toy story 4" hits theaters. >> in this morning's "gma first
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look," tom hanks and tim allen talk about the latest sequel to thelo franchise toy story. we're talking toy story 4 and how they've changed in 25 years. >> i want you to look at some of these photos and tell me what you see. >> did you just come from an audition for a dr. pepper spokesperson. >> what do you see? >> look at this. >> i am bosom bowed difficults. >> look at you guys. >> oh, my lord! look at that. >> how much have you both changed since these photos? >> we've been through a lot, i must say. >> hilarious trip down memory lane. and coming up at 7:00 a.m., a sneak peek at what might be this summer's biggest box office hit. i'm paula ferris, abc news, new york. >> look at them being rained on and still doing it, like troopers. >> do i have tickets to toy story 4? >> do you? >> yes, i do.
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i'm seeing it tomorrow. i'm so excited. i can't wait. meanwhile air an fla grande extending her new tour. nt i frci dded a performance at yes, december 17th. someone please check real quick if that is a weekend. tickets will be available for presale starting on wednesday. grande won her first grammy after releasing her album "sweetener" in 2018. she puts on a great show. >> a tuesday. >> tuesday. arianna, come on. you know we can't see you on tuesday night. >> i know. take a nap, make it happen. coming back with another full 90 minutes of news including how the human body is evolving with modern technology. the suspect in two fatal saabings is finally behind bars. we have the details of the eight charges he faces including rder he iran on the brink of war. the air
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now at 5:30, new charges filed against the man suspected of two murders on the peninsula and what we're learning about that suspect. remembering sacramento police officer tara o'sullivan. how a graduating class of police recruits honored the officer killed on duty. a live look at our east bay hills camera. it's going to heat up this weekend and parts of the bay area are at risk of fire danger. but it's also the first day of summer on this friday, june 21st. >> the longest day of the year. >> by? >> one second. tomorrow we start losing sunshine, one second. and it's not going to get cooler. it's going to get hot this weekend. ea even the beaches will get warmer. you can see a broken deck of clouds over top of us.
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we'll call it partly to partly cloudy right now. clouds go away quickly. summer starts at 8:54, summer solstice. temperatures near 60s at the koechlt 72 to 77 bay and inland. 77 to 83 so yu play need the air conditioner. gorgeous evening on tap, 71 to 76. how about the commute? >> good morning, mike. overall looking really good here. we have reports of a new issue on southbound 880 around mission boulevard. no lanes are blocked. but it sounds like a vehicle went off the roadway, down in the ditch at this point. working on getting that cleaned up. however, not seeing any delays through that stretch. the bay bridge metering lights on are. a couple minutes later than a monday through thursday commute. but looking average backing up into the maze. no issues if you're using car pool lanes. highway patrol is investigating a really terrible rollover crash in san jose where four people were ejected out of
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a sedan. one of those victims died at the scene. the crash happened overnight on the 10th street on-ramp to northbound 280. the fire department says three people who survived were taken to the hospital with serious injuries. all were conscious and talking with rescuers. chp is now investigatingtion the cause of the crash. all lanes were back open as of about 2:00 a.m. developing news out of san mateo county. the suspect accused in two deadly stabbings is now booked in jail. >> he's also officially charged for the murders that happened earlier this week on that same stretch of skyline boulevard. abc 7 use's reporter unser huston live at the san mateo jail. >> reporter: good morning. late last night, a statement was released to confirm that malik dosouqi was booked into county jail, dpasing eight charges including two counts of murder. the other charges he faces are two counts of use of a deadly weapon, two counts of inflicting great bodily injury and two
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counts of special circumstances. now, dosouqi was hospitalized with injuries after crashing his car attempting to flee the scene of the second stabbing on tuesday night. deputies shot at dosouqi who allegedly drove his car towards them as they were treating john pekipaki who was screaming for help. his family says he was a tow truck driver called out to tow a vehicle in the area. the first stapping happened monday night. the victim was 32-year-old abdul malek nasher. he was a taxi driver. his family says he was called out to the area possibly to pick up or drop off a passenger. they also believe nasher may have known dosouqi. both men were attacked in a rural stretch of skyline boulevard in san mateo county. the sheriff's office is still trying to investigate a motive and to see if the two stabbings
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are linked. >> answer, thank you. this morning a sacramento police officer killed in the line of duty is being remembered as a natural born leader. >> last night officer tara o'sullivan was honored at the grade graduation. she grew up in the bay area and just graduated from the same academy just six months ago. last week she actually showed up at the new recruit's physical final and ran uphill for five miles with them to show her support. >> she had already done that test six months earlier. she didn't need to come out. nobody would have known she was not there. she's only one of a couple people from previous academies that come out and run, but she did it because she wanted to support the officers you saw tonight. nobody asked her to, nobody told her to. she just did it. >> 36 graduates were sworn in to the sacramento police. the other 20 go to other departments. >> officer tara o'sullivan lived
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in martinez, graduated from college park high school in pleasant hill in 2011. she attended diablo valley college before transferring to sacramento state. a neighbor tells us she was a joy to be around. >> very outgoing, very outgoing, happy kid. i was laying in bed. what do you do when you wake up, you put facebook on and there it was. i could not believe it. >> officer o'sullivan joined two police explorer programs as a teen. shooting suspect adele sambrando ramos is scheduled to appear in court. records show he has a long criminal history including multiple sliens and battery cases. his es straengd wife tells the sacramento bee ramos was a good man and a good father. an official page has been set up for a memorial fund. we have a link on our website,
5:36 am tensions between the u.s. and iran are heightening following the downing of a u.s. drone. >> overnight president trump reportedly ordered a military strike on the islamic republic but then reversed course at the last minute. abc 7 news reporter mona abdi. >> reporter: both countries reiterated they don't want to go to war. when asked about the possibility, iran says it's ready while president trump says we'll find out. tensions with iran reaching new heights as president trump approved retaliatory air strikes against the islamic republic for shooting down a u.s. surveillance drone. >> iran made a mistake. >> reporter: sources tell abc news the operation was under way when trump abruptly called it off. this latest standoff adding to a week of hostilities between the two nations. iran claimed responsibility for shooting down the u.s. drone, the country's ambassador to the u.n. telling npr, quote, we tried to caution the drone through radio transmission but then says, quote, since it was a
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spy drone, we were left with no other option. late thursday president trump summoned congressional leaders to the situation room. some members from both parties urged for caution. >> we're worried that he and the administration may bumble into a war. >> reporter: meanwhile the president's closest allies on the hill are encouraging him to taking a gres sive action. >> the only way iran changes its behavior is if they believe america will put options on the table that would create pain for their regime. >> reggie and natasha, sources tell abc news the situation would have escalated quickly had the plan been carried out. officials fear the attack could have caused hundreds of civilian casualties. live in washington, moan fna ko abdi, abc news. a sea lion bites a 13-year-old girl on camera.
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a wildlife expert weighs in on this rare attack. b.a.r.t. is getting more funds to improve your commute. the solution officials suggest to ease overcrowding on trains. it's the first official day of summer. let's get over to meteorologist mike nicco. >> pretty clear out there from tam. we have some clouds but we're going to see a lot of sunshine today. we'll jump the temperatures mid to upper 50s along the coast to the mid to upper 70s this afternoon. 60 in union city for the warm spot. mid to upper 50s along the peninsula and the south bay. pacifica cooler at 52. novato and napa in the upper 40s. how about that for the first day of summer. let's talk about your commute. driving, calmer and dryer yesterday. cool to warm for mass transit and on the water we've got that small craft advisory just like we did yesterday, north of the bay bridge through the delta. east bay valley, quite a jump for 56 at 7:00 to near 80 at
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lunch, low to mid 80s this afternoon. a nice 76 at 7:00. look at the sunshine on the peninsula. a few lingering clouds. jumping from 58 at 8:00. nice evening if you're thinking about going out for dinner, sitting on a patio or terrace, 71 degrees. for the south bay, we'll see increasing sunshine today, 58 at 7:00 to 71 at 11:00, near 80 during the afternoon hours. we're flirting with air conditioning weather. this weekend we flirt no more. we embrace it. well, we're going to have to. it's coming either way. we'll need the air conditioning or head to the coast. i'll show you those temperatures first. alexis, still friday light? >> we're friday light. taking it easy in the traffic center today. i just have a small update to our situation in the fremont area. southbound 880 at mission boulevad no lanes are blocked. we have a jackknifed semi off on the shoulder. so not quite sure how that happened. drivers out of the vehicle, seems like he's okay and working
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on figuring out how they'll get that out of the ditch. it's not causing any delays right now. we still have a lane blocked westbound 58 on the approach to the richmond-san rafael bridge. usually done by 5:00. looks like they're going quite a bit later than that. the delay on the approach is already building. mass transit great at the moment, 32 b.a.r.t. trains in service, no delays
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. you're never more than seven minutes away from my accuweather forecast. >> this is abc 7 mornings. >> fire danger continues for lake and solano counties. areas you see in red right there under a red flag warning until 6:00 tomorrow evening because of the north winds, could gust up . humidity dropping to 10%. fires start easy and can spread rapidly. look at all the sunshine along the coast, eureka at 63, monterey at 67. not as much sunshine and near 70 in san diego and los angeles. tahoe, 67 and a bit breezy. ten degrees warmer by sunday with full-on sunshine and 77 degrees. looks comfortable. have a good trip. happening now, firefighters are battling a massive fire at a philadelphia oil refinery. the fire started at philadelphia energy solutions around 1:00 a.m. our time. a series of explosions were heard as far away as south jersey and delaware county,
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pennsylvania. no reports of significant injuries. hehe cyfn it. designated parking site for those living out of their rvs. the site is located near the coliseum b.a.r.t. station in east oakland. proponents of the idea say the site will be a safe place for those using surface streets to park their rvs. the bay area housing crisis has forced many to live out of their vehicles. in march a safe place for people to sleep in their cars opened at the williams chapel baptist church. pg&e is expecting to face questions from shareholders about proposed bonuses to executives while it's going through brup. pg&e wants to pay out $11 million to bill johnson and other top execs. the incentives for meeting company goals especially
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wildfire safety. the bankruptcs court has -- a sea lion that bit a teenage girl was poisoned by demoic acid. >> video of the 13-year-old girl being bitten by the sea lion has gone viral. you'll see it happening right here. people walking nearby jumped in to help her. the sea lion was captured and being treated for demotic acid poi song. it causes aggressive behavior. a lot of people equate to rabies except it's not a virus, it's a neuro toxin that comes in from the shell fish. it's a red flag to all of us. >> california fish and wildlife says attacks like this are extremely rare.
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the sea lion later came on land and bit a metal lifeguard stand. today marks the first day of summer and coincides with national smoothie day. in honor of both, jamba is offering free smoothies from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. you can pick between watermelon breeze, vanilla blue sky and white gummy. duncan is giving away medium or large size ice and frozen beverages for perks reward members. >> meanwhile, krispy kreme wants you to try its brand flu original filled doughnut. you can pick up a vanilla or chocolate filled doughnut for free. it's in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the moon landing and the first time it's ever messed with their glazed doughnut. >> maybe there's a reason for that. >> reggie -- >> i'm sorry. >> it looks like something weird is going on inside that
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doughnut. >> looks like a twinkie almost or like i want to be a twinkie, but round. >> right. don't want to be something. just be yourself, kids. >> sometimes that's enough. let's talk about what's going on -- >> what was that? >> i'll still probably go tomorrow. >> true. >> walk in and be like, didn't you say? no, that wasn't me. i want my doughnut, all 12 of them. east bay hills, look at the colors. looks like cotton candy or something. you can barely see san francisco off in the distance because of the haze. today brighter, warmer. that trend is going to continue through the weekend. it will be mostly clear and breezy in our hills. that's the fire danger we talked about. look how quickly the cloud cover goes away. a lot of sunshine today and temperatures will rebound and get closer to average. in the south bay, low to mid 80s. santa cruz 73 and more sunshine.
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we'll have temperatures in the mid to upper 70s for most of the peninsula. 80, just about spot on for your average in redwood city. near 70 in downtown south san francisco and sausalito. low to mid 80s through the north bay. warm in santa rose. mid to upper 70s along the east bayshore. as you move inland, brentwood at 88. expect temperatures in the 50s again tomorrow morning. look at that quick warming, into the 80s and 90s around the bay and inland. again sunday it starts to taper monday and we're below average by wednesday. alexis? >> good morning, mike. overall looking at a friday light commute. we're certainly not complaining here. one minor issue, we have reports of a two-car collision on the bay bridge, somewhere between the metering lights and treasure island off-ramp. i'm guessing it's probably on the incline or close to that. however, i'm not seeing any delays through that area. they said it was already off on the shoulder.
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hopefully that won't turn into any big issue. as we can see, the entire drive across the bay bridge looks great once you make it through the toll plaza. metering lights flipped on at 5:23. we'll take a quick look at drive times, westbound 580 tracy to dublin in the yellow, 46 minutes. 16 minutes between dublin and mission boulevard. part of building a better bay area means making public transit work for everyone. b.a.r.t. got a major boost to help improve your experience. the federal transit administration announced b.a.r.t. will get $300 million to help increase the number of trains that can run in the transbay tube. the agency posted a message on twitter from its general manager. >> i just got a call from jane williams, the acting administrator from the federal transit administration, we got the grant. we're going to be let into engineering.
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i want to thank speaker pelosi and senatoring with the adminis to make this happen. thank you very much. >> the money will allow b.a.r.t. to buy more than 300 new cars and operate 30 trains per hour through the tube. part currently runs 23 trains during peak hours. one colorado fire department added a new rescue tools. firefighters in littleton, colorado, coaxed four scared duck kings using a youtube video of a mother duck quacking. the ducklings were lured out right into the hands of rescuers. firefighters managed to reunite the little ones with the mamma duck waiting near. amazing. new at 6:00, boy ban fans unite. bts army con this weekend. first, the human body evolving with technology. how cell phones are affecting
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our skeletal structure. >> oh, boy, let's forget about that for just a moment and take a look at the sun viez this morning at
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alameda county fair will be a bit warmer today. nothing too extreme. 73 this morning when it opens to 82 at 3:00, down to 63. it's bark at the park tonight at the coliseum. got to have a separate ticket for your pooch. 69 at 7:07, dropping down to about 61 degrees. let's take a look at our beach forecast. 68 in ocean beach. everybody else in the low to upper 70s tomorrow. watch the water temperature,
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though. it's 57 degrees. for sunday, it's going to be almost as warm. 67 in ocean beach. low to mid 70s elsewher except for santa cruz at 78. once we get to monday, we're back in the cloud cover and back into the 60s. enjoy the warm sunshine while you have it. alexis? >> enjoying a quiet commute. we're looking at southbound 880, maybe a slight backup forming near mission boulevard where we have a jackknifed sem phi. it's off on the shoulder. no lanes taken away at the moment. as of right now i think folks are slowing down to take a look at that situation. we're looking like this on a lot of traffic cameras, walnut creek, southbound 680 very light north of the 24 split. >> thanks, alexis. we're all aware of side effects from using our phones too much but are we really growing horns? >> a new study suggests constantly looking down at your screen can give you so-called head horns. these are bumps on your neck
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that can look like horns on an x ray. researchers looked at 1200 skull x-rays of people 18 to 30. they say 33% had bone spurs. the theory, reported forward tilting of the head lengthens and strains tendons stimulating these growths. abc's jennifer ashton is talking about this on gma. >> bone spurs we see them any time there's tendon or muscle attaching to bones. this is an example, it would be forming right here. it frays when it's placed under tension, there's inflammation, calcium deposits and you get these little pro tube ranss, if you will. you can watch a full report on gma at 7:00 right after abc 7 mornings. you can look up from your phone occasionally. that can help. shares of slack had a strong public debut on wall street yesterday, but shares finished just 12 cents above the opening price. this was not a ipo.
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it was a direct listing... sla the stock oemd at $38.50 a share, above the reference price set by the exchange. the market value sits above $20 billion. that's three times its most recent private valuation of $7 bill one. drivers overestimate the ability of driver assist technology. this is according to a new study by an insurance industry group. tesla's auto pilot system was mentioned prominently. almost half of the 2,000 people asked thought it would be safe to take both hands off the wheel to read or text. tesla is disputing these findings. it says that the study didn't survey actual tesla owners. >> in the south bay, neighbors celebrated the return of a beloved neon sign with a cookout. the dancing pig's fate was in question when google proposed to buy the land around diridon
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station. after the restoration, the pig was dancing again. why was the pig dancing? it was a sausage factory. so dancing for what reason? >> dancing away. that's a good explanation. new at 6:00, side hustles, the flexible jobs more and more moms are turning to make quick cash. >> reporter: outrageous. that is some of the reaction coming out this morning to news that the california state university system has $1.5 billion in surplus. the story coming up. chaos at a tsa checkpoint, a ma
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♪ good morning to you. it's 6:00 a.m. on this friday, june 21. we're flying through a cotton candy cloud. >> it's nice, appropriate for the first day of summer and longest day of the year.
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what are we going to do with thatsecond? that's the question. >> don't waste it. it's precious. we lose a second tomorrow and it's downhill from there. let's take a look at what's going on with live doppler 7. clouds are increasing. got the same shot, beautiful from the east bay hills camera. here is what's going to happen today. we're going to start a little cooler. our coolest morning moving forward until the middle of next week with low to upper 50s. even a few 40s in the north fwa right now. near 60 at the coast this afternoon. jumping from 72 to 77 for our bay temperatures, 77 to 83 noon to four. at 7:00 get ready for a gorgeous evening, low to mid 70s. the heat is on this weekend. i'll show you the numbers next. here is alexis. >> good morning, mike. a pretty sunrise on the bay bridge camera as well. no delays coming into san francisco. we do still have a crash reported involving three vehicles, westbound 80 somewhere between the metering lights and


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