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and not have a private company hve a monopoly on it. >> taking over that will be good and it lowers the rate that will be much better. >> supervisors will vote on the offer later this month. pg&e would still provide gas service to city customers. all right. 6:46 and now your morning money report. u.p.s. announcing it's hiring 100,000 people for the holiday season. >> this year busier because the holiday shipping season is a week shorter than usual and workers will be paid more. 14 to $30 per hour to deal with the crush of packages. >> all right. taking a live look at the new york stock exchange this morning. starting up just a bit about 26 points this morning. there's a new face adding to abc 7's afternoon lineup, tamron hall's brand new talk show premiers today. i asked her if she felt any butterflies. >> i'm anxious i guess is the word but i'm ready to take the band-aid off and get in there and do our jobs and enjoy this
blessing, actually, that we have in front of us and that is the gift to talk to people every single day. >> tamron says she wants to tackle tough subjects in an honest way and bring people together. i also had a chance to talk to tamron about the time as she was working chicago. she was a big-time anchor there. and i was not. i saw her at a restaurant once. we don't have the sound bite so that ruins that story. >> but it was good. >> it was a good story. basically, i didn't say hi to her. so i regretted it because i was a fan of hers. she is really good as you know. and so she invited many e to come to new york and to have dinner with her so i got a little date out of it. >> you did. >> i'm excited about that. >> we're jealous. trying to tag along. >> trying to finesse may way in. someone to capture the moment on social media and that's me. >> i agree. >> i can be her backup. >> okay. >> i thought i already called
this. >> wow. >> be the backup to the backup to the backup. >> right. >> now a team date. and i can't have this one thing. >> not anything. nothing in life. >> we are riding your coat tails to new york city. >> good. good. >> big long coat tails. >> cool. >> thank you. >> first date. >> glad to have everyone on board. >> his birthday and giving to us. >> tamron hall show airs at 1:00 p.m. here on abc 7 so check it out. my date. our date. >> weather -- a look at the golden gate bridge. late arriving fog if you're about to head that way. that's what you run into. here's a look at the way it's spreading across fingers of fog across san francisco. let's talk about what happens. mainly sunny, breezy and stale touch of fall feeling in the air. cool and partly cloudy again tonight and up to 20 degrees warmer friday. that's when the triple digits could return. all right. 75 to 78. nice, comfortable weather down in the south bay.
mild air and we have 69 millbrae and then 70 to 75 for the rest of the peninsula. right around the mid-60s along the coast with clouds and sunshine today. near 70 downtown south san francisco and sausalito. mid-60s north bay coast and mixture of clouds and sunshine. 78 to 82 in calistoga. 72 at richmond and berkeley. you head into the east bay valleys, low to mid-80s walnut creek to brentwood and up around fairfield. most part, tri-valley an the upper 70s. all right. we have the game. here's the forecast for you. 7:20 kickoff, 67 degrees dropping down to 62. breezy but you will have so much raider gear on you won't feel a thing anyway. tomorrow we are going to be the same as today. but look at the jump wednesday, thursday and as we peak friday mid-70s at the coast. 90 to 100 bay and inland. frances? >> all right.
i can't stop looking at that hot day on friday. we have got quite a few problems and mostly in the east bay. especially on southbound 680. there's two accidents along that stretch, one on the off ramp. southbound 680 heavy all the way through pleasanton and southbound 880 stretch a couple earlier accidents in hayward and then on city streets we are hearing about a serious motorcycle crash blocking at least a couple of the lanes so i think traffic will be heavy through that intersection. it's also slow ride as you make yourself way from southbound 880 on to westbound 92, the san mateo bridge here sluggish in hayward and along that flat section to the incline making the way to foster city, also crowded westbound 80 through emeryville and no major problems today on the east shore freeway. >> thank you. east bay, there's a long awaited grand opening today for a fire station in lafayette. the fire station 16 closed in
2013 because of a budget shortfall but in 2016 the city decided to refurbish and reopen it. numerous set basks delayed the opening including construction and power issues. it's near highway 24 off happy valley road. city leaders say it will add much needed protection from wildfires. affordable housing to build a better bay area. in the east bay, concord may be taking a big step toward finding a solution. the city plans to turn part of the old concord naval weapons station into a housing development. the coast guard owns the land. con card wants a deal by early next year for 13,000 housing units on 58 acres of land. tomorrow the city council will get an update with negotiations and the coast guard. next, the seven things to know before you go. first, a laugh to start the week. these guys in australia cruising through a local expo and motorized recliners. >> i can't. >> they couldn't be bothered. they had to see this whatever
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>> number two, oakland police planning extra patrols around an elementary school after a rope resembling a noose found near campus. it was found on friday hanging from batting cages next to the school. >> raiders opening the season likely the last time in oakland tonight without antonio brown who's released and picked up by the patriots over the week. you can watch the gail at 7:30 tonight right here on abc. >> that's the last time to see antonio brown, also? all right. here's a look at number four, weather-wise, seeing increasing low clouds. mostly sunny conditions and ...doesn't mean you got to spend a lot! still below average 60s at the because denny's brought back the super slam™. with eggs, hash browns, bacon, sausage coast, 70s and 80s elsewhere. >> numb bay area five, the hot and buttermilk or pumpkin pancakes. spot this morning in hayward. all for just $6.99. two accidents have cleared. the $6.99 super slam™ is back! see you at denny's! northboundality winton a crash and then a motorcycle crash blocks lanes.
>> tamron hall's talk show premiers this afternoon at 1:00 to bring people together and like an elephant i never forget that she said she'll take me out to dinner. >> happy, happy birthday to our very own birthday reggie. all right. let's head to neighborhoods. >> so stupid. >> you tweeted this video out you can see a lot of mid to this morning. >> i did. upper 50s through the >> we are here for all of it. so make sure you check out this tri-valley. lafayette and concord out to video and send birthday love on brentwood with low to mid-60s there. how about the other neighborhoods? 61 in oakland. down to 50 in napa. that's the spread elsewhere. twitter. >> like every virgo, we own our mid the upper 50s elsewhere. birthdays. none of your talk about the activity planner today looking from the roof camera mere 57 degrees. autumn comfort out and about today. beaches breezy and small craft advisory on the bay. 12 hours in the north bay. 53, 63, 73, 83? no. back down to 70. east bay, cloud cover at 6:00 and then thes and
sunshine and a few passing high clouds this afternoon. san francisco we go from 59 this morning and cloudy to mostly sunny and right around 70 this afternoon. how's the monday morning commute? guess who has the answers. hi, frances. >> good morning, everyone. we are seeing delays in hayward. southbound 880 add 11 minutes for the ride where there's a crash in the second from the left lane that they're trying to clear and traffic still keeps getting heavier and piling up on the southbound 880 ride through hayward. also been slow on southbound 680 from pleasant hill and 242 and 680 down to north main because of an earlier crash off to the right-hand shoulder and the bay bridge toll bra si backed up to the foot of the maze right now and about a 15-minute wait to the metering lights. checking out the other bridges for you, westbound 580, richmond san rafael bridge looking good.
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has dropped a request for his client to be released. in a statement the lawyer for the man said he needs more time for a better idea of what happened. elder and gabe natalie have been in jail since july when investigators say they stabbed an officer during a scuffle. prosecutors say the two were trying to sell a stolen backpack in exchange for money and cross-country. a big announcement today about the case of steven avery at the center of the netflix series "making a murder." the attorney tweeted over the weekend to stay tuned with #trust wins and making a murderer 2. avery is serving life in prison for killing teresa in 2005. last month, a judge denied his request for a new trial based on how investigators handled evidence. abc 7 news is committed to building a better bay area and learning more about the rights especially coming to renting. abc 7 news is in burlingame when they held a picnic for renters and the group is pushing for
passage of a bill to expand rent control in california set for a vote this week. >> we want every renter to be calling and writing to the state senators, senator jerry hill specifically, telling them that we want to pass it which would tie rent and cap the rent increases to not go above 5% above consumer price index. >> the picnic is also a chance to meet fellow renters and learn about affordable housing and renter rights. we want your ideas of building a better bay area. share them by joining the better bay area group on facebook. all right. time now 6:17. you're never more than 7 minutes away from the accuweather forecast. here's mike. >> hi, everybody. this kind of looks like a summer morning. warm colors but it is below average again today and feel more like fall so little deceiving there. summer heat will return this week and when it does it touches all of our neighborhoods, even out toward the beaches. friday is hottest day with triple digits.
right now under the influence of the trough to the north. that with the counter clockwise flow brings in the warmer air. we're going to see a significant warming trend. today enjoy the lovely temperatures. 75 to 78. most of us in the low to mid-70s today. we'll hang out in the mid-60s along the coast with cloud cover along the peninsula coast an sunshine also. quite breezy. temperature in the upper 60s to near 70 downtown south san francisco, sausalito. look at the temperatures 78 to 82 in calistoga. along the east bay shore, 72 at richmond and hercules. even the east bay valleys comfortable today from 77 to look at that concord, antioch and brentwood at 83. tonight the low to upper 50s with more cloud cover along the coast and into the south bay.
my accuweather 7-day forecast, fall continues tuesday and then, whoa, look at that. touch of summer inland wednesday with 90s. mid-80s around the bay thursday and everybody some mid-70s at the coast by friday when we are hitting the 90s to 100 elsewhere. hi, frances. >> hi, mike. traffic heavy through hayward. two accidents along the southbound 880 stretch. the first one just cleared from the lanes. but then there's another accident in the backup southbound at "a" street and see how traffic is very heavy 238 from san lorenzo down towards industrial. here's a live shot of the san mateo bridge so if you're headed in that direction westbound traffic also crowded leaving hayward and heading to foster city and san mateo. bay bridge toll plaza, delays into the maze and so that's about a 15 to 20-minute wait and it's also a slow ride on southbound 680 from pleasant hill to walnut creek because of an earlier accident at north
main. slow drive times on westbound 580 and westbound 4 antioch to concord due to an earlier crash. >> thank you. "good morning america" is coming up at 7:00 here on abc 7. >> amy live from new york city with a look at what's on the show this morning. hi, amy. >> hey, good morning to you, good to be with you both this morning. next we are live on the scene of that urgent operation rescue. a cargo ship capsizing off the coast of georgia. four crew members are missing at this hour. new clues coming in. felicity huffman's deeply personal letter to the judge in the college admissions scandal telling her side of the story as prosecutors continue to fight to put her behind bars. and then fixer upper stars chip and joanna opening up about their marriage, the troubles faced before making it big and the secret that keeps the relationship strong. we are super excited for this, "make your monday" showing up somewhere in america and
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all right. spend a few second focusing on sports. we have got the pirates in town to take on the giants at koracl. 64 and breezy and 60 by the end of the game. breezy over the coliseum, also, but season kickoff against the broncos. 7:20, 6, dropping down to 62. have fun. >> all right. thanks, mike. right now it is not clear when u.s. troops could return home from afghanistan. after president trump canceled peace talks. the president tweeted saturday saying he canceled the secret peace talks with the taliban leaders at camp david. they stopped after thursday's suidbombing a checkpoint. a dozen people were killed
including a u.s. soldier. >> the taliban overreached. they killed an american and in an effort to gain leverage at the negotiating table. president trump said enough. >> the peace talks supposed to happen yesterday. 14,000 u.s. troops in afghanistan, more than when president trump took office. now a parenting alert of video games. with so many kids captivated by gaming and connecting with players online, you may not know about the strangers on the other side of the screen. >> you don't hear the conversations they're having while playing games. some of the talk is kind of alarming like profanity or other inappropriate language and experts are concerned about another thing. >> could have been a predator in there andot expose themselves until they have a relationship with the child to take private and typically that's the way it happens. >> we have got to start teaching our children when they're young because you won't be able to be mein, fin out how to get a handle on parental
controls of those video games at 00 after abc 7 mornings. several species of whales in the middle of the migration from alaska toward the warmer waters off mexico. >> oh my gosh! >> oh my gosh! >> a passenger aboard a whale watching boat captured this video outside of the golden gate on saturday. fortunately the boat did not hit the humpback or vice versa. everyone on board that sailboat escaped unharmed. >> can you imagine if the whale's not today, they'd be just in the water. >> thank goodness they seem to be in good moods but -- >> seem friendly. >> don't test it, though. you know?t think wle w ouning. moalg. this is my whole area. >> go get some lunch in sausalito and call it a day. next at 6:30, a new show on abc 7 today, why tamron hall is asking me out on a date.
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right now 6:30, the dive boat fire is now a fbi investigation. salvage crews will make another attempt to raise the sunken vessel today. passengers at sfo with delays as long as three an four hours over the weekend due to runway construction and expecting to see some of that today. i'll have the details next. a power play in san francisco, the city tries to buy als say it will save customers money but some say it's not a good idea. new at 6:00, asleep at the wheel. where this tesla driver seen speeding down a highway with his eyes closed. yikes. >> everybody is -- >> passenger asleep, also? >> yes. >> i'm not -- >> what? >> -- into this at all. >> that's crazy. >> no thanks. >> scary. >> really scary. 2019. he's a what we have to look
forward to. >> are you the kind of person when someone else is driving you're supposed to stay up? >> no, no, no. you're on your own. >> call me when we get there. wake me up. >> i'm always the driver so -- >> yeah. >> i can't sleep. i'm paranoid. >> good for you. you should be after seeing that video. >> awake in that passenger seat. >> good morning, everyone. can we just say happy birthday to reggie? >> thank you. finallyade it home, yeah. om >> yeah. unfortunately caught in the sfo delay. it's going to be around for another three weeks or so. we'll talk about that coming up. it is monday, september 9th. his birthday and anniversary. napa, american canyon all dealing with fog this morning. visibility down to a mile but that's about it right now. we have patchy fog in other areas trying to push across san francisco where it's 56 degrees right now.
a cool morning out there. temperatures in the mid to upper 50s through 7:00. mid-60s in the afternoon at the coast. upper 70s to low 80s with the breezes kicking up this afternoon. another fall feeling day. won't last long. here's frances. >> a new crash, southbound 680 and checking out the drive time for you on that southbound 680 ride from dublin to mission boulevard south and fremont. you can see it's yellow at 23 minutes. and the ride out of tracy is a crawl all morning long and westbound 580 is red. over an hour but northbound 85 still pretty green. highway 101 to cupertino 20 minutes. it is very slow and heavy through hayward with a couple of accidents, one at tennyson and traffic heavy from 238. >> all right. thank you. new this morning. san francisco police are looking for the person who shot two people while they were sitting in a parked car killing one of
them. it happened just after 9:00 last night on wall street in the crocker amazon district near geneva avenue. a man died and a woman taken to the hospital and expected to survive. right now it's not clear what led up to that shooting. travelers at sfo bracing for more delays after hundreds of flights were canceled, hundreds more delayed and that was just over the weekend. >> it's all because of the construction on that runway we have been telling you about. there could be more today. abc 7 news reporter jobina fortson is live with what to expect. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. listen to this. this is for flights today out of sfo, the airport telling us 96 delays so far and 80 cancelations. we were saying earlier you were supposed to leave before 9:00 a.m. to hopefully not be impacted by this but people already are. this is day three of the 20-day long construction project on the runway here at the airport over
the weekend it was an absolute mess for travelers and listen to the numbers from the week. officials tell us 298 flights delayed and 129 were canceled for sunday. to put that in perspective of the 1,300 daily flights about 70% were unaffected by construction. many passengers said they didn't know about the construction otherwise they would have booked in and out of a different airport. crews reconstructing a damaged area of the runway. chris is a retired commercial airline pilot. he feels sfo's preeffortive 13% reduction in flights during construction was adequate. >> the airport is built on fill in the bay and subject to settling, subject to all the environmental issues that you can think of. it's going to inconvenience people. no question about that. but it needs to get done. >> reporter: construction is predicted to wrap up by september 27th. for now, live as
moing, jo fortson, abc nkyo igs, a pening delayed and pilot strike forced british airways to cancel almost all of the flights afegting more than 280,000 fliers today and tomorrow. the airline and the pilots are locked in a pay dispute. contract talks broke down last week. british airways with three flights to the bay area. you are looking live at sfo where one of two flights are canceled of british airways. a flight to san mateo is still on the schedule. they warn the disruption will likely last through wednesday. new this morning, congress returns to washington today from its august recess. >> among the issues that congress is facing, a response to deadly mass shootings in texas, ohio and gi roy. a new abc news/"the washington post" poll finds 6 in 7 people are worried of a mass shooting in their community, 89% support background checks for all gun
purchases. a new poll finds the top three democratic from the rest of the pack. that survey comes four days before the next debate which will air right here on abc 7. that's thursday night. the poll by abc news and univision finds former vice president biden on top with 27%. as you can see senator sanders in second with 19% and senator warren seen a 6% surge since last month. she now stands at 17%. thursday's debate will be the first time we're going to see all of the top polling democrats on one stage in one night. it begins at 5:00 p.m. here on abc 7. happening today, salvage teams are expected to resume their efforts to recover the dive boat that sank after catching fire in southern california. otthhaey sta barbad amined t co
find o could det criminal charges. last wk >> unfortunately that's just kind of a normal cause of action in maritime law. this is the action that is advised to us and we need to take. >> part of the investigation is focusing on how batteries and other devices were stored and charged on that vessel. brand new, another tesla driver was spotted sleeping at the wheel on a massachusetts highway. look at that. there's the driver and the passenger knocked out. the man who shot this video yesterday says that he drove alongside the vehicle for about a minute, honked the horn, neither one of them woke up. police are aware but no complaint has been filed. we have seen tesla drivers asleep at the wheel at least three times before. tesla says auto pilot is quote
intended for use with a fully attentive driver a ig nitmar fncisco m power play to change who provides power to residents but some people say it's not such a bright idea. you are looking live at the big board at the new york stock exchange. we are up getting the week started. another update on how the markets are doing coming up next. the raiders drama with antonio brown, the star player leaving the team over the weekend just before the final home opener in oakland. we are live with the controversy. but first, never more than serve minutes from the accuweather forecast. here's mike nicco. >> indiana jones goes snakes? >> why did it have to be snakes? >> everybody in football's going, patriots, why did it have to be the patriots? >> hmm. >> except for patriot fans, of course. mid to upper 50s in the south bay. 49 in morgan hill.
all right. you win for the coolest. we have 60 in alameda and san carlos. 62 in brentwood. everybody else mid to upper 50s. here's a look at the golden gate bridge. fog free right now. gorgeous sun rise developing in that west wind at 5 miles per hour. we have clouds and fog and otherwise driving is good for most of us. cool to mild today on mass transit and the breezy afternoon on the bay. small craft advisory in the evening commute. we break into the 70s at 11:00. low to mid-80s in the afternoon hours. peninsula from the 50 toz the 60s to the 70s from 7:00 to 11:00. mid-70s this afternoon under mostly sunny sky. could be high clouds rolling through the skies. cooler than average air flows in off the ocean. south bay maybe warmer with mid and upper 60s. really comfortable weather compared to what i have coming
in the accuweather les ta frances f t mmuttain s slowing in the south bay, as well. so our hot spot right now is southbnd npleasanton. there's a three-car crash. traffic is heavy from the 580/680 interchange and southbound 880 very slow through hayward with a couple earlier accidents. you can see it's well under the limit. even sluggish as you make the way on westbound 92 to the san mateo bridge toll plaza. an hour from tracy to dublin with an accident at grant line and southbound 680 stretch from mission boulevard past the accident is 25 minutes. here's a shot of 101 in san jose for headlights northbound. 880 across the screen and traffic very heavy out of san martin to morgan hill and not so
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5:00 this evening to 5:00 tomorrow morning. low to mid-80s in the central valley to l.a. 100 in palm prings. here's tahoe where it's cooler than average for a couple of days. down to 72 sunday. >> all right. thank you, mike. happening tonight, the oakland raiders will play possibly the last home opener at the coliseum. >> it is a game to watch here on abc 7. it is who won't be suiting up today that's creating the most drama. abc 7 news reporter ansar hassan is live there. >> reporter: yeah. that's right, guys. good morning. antonio brown had to wait until today before he could become eligible to sign with the patriots. that deal's expected to be announced later this afternoon. now, his departure is getting mixed reaction of raider nation, from his helmet issue to frostbite on the foot, it is a summer of controversy. brown finally asked to be released after the team fined
him for an outburst with raiders general manager mike mayock. here's reaction from the rai loom >> he is a good guy. he's misunderstood by a lot of people but he is a good guy, a great player and i hope he gets what he is looking for. >> the next team thinks, well, we can control his actions. and he'll be better for us. that's what they think. sometimes wrong and sometimes right. >> reporter: the patriots are expected to offer the four-time all-pro a 1-year $9 million deal. as for the raiders they tick off the season tonight. their final home opener at the oakland coliseum before they head to vegas next year. reporting live, abc 7 news. >> all right. thank you. the raiders take on the broncos tonight in the season opener. catch the game live from the oakland coliseum and then right here on abc 7. coverage starts at 7:00 right after abc 7 news at 6:00. san francisco wants to be a