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believe him. i'm tom steyer and i approve this message. . welcome to 5:00 a.m. on this thursday, february 13th. >> a lot of stories to share with you. we know you want to know how to start your day. we're checking in with mike for a look at our temperatures. >> we'll do that. >> i was so happy it was warm. now i don't know what you'll say. >> it will be cooler today. >> oh. >> i promise saturday will be warm. sunday will not be. we'll get a 50/50 weekend. part of the cooling is the fog
out there. petaluma, less than a mile of of visibility. we have low clouds over the top of us and that will slow the warming sunshine. we're starting off at 39 to 42. at the coast, mid to upper 40s. staying in the 50s at the coast throughout the afternoon hours. hitting 56 to 60 as we become hazy at noon. we'll be partly cloudy at 4:00 and 60 to 62. that cooler breeze will keep our temperatures just about average. here's jobina. good morning. >> good morning, mike. thank you. hello, everyone. happy thursday to you. feeling good this morning. we have our mass transit ferries, no delays. 19 trains, no delays. you can expect through the end of february to have a delay on your ride. it could be five minutes or longer due to track maintenance. make sure to check the status of the trains before you head out. san rafael, 101 looking good.
no problems i'm seeing in that area or in san francisco. the this is our 280 at king street camera there. nice and empty. drive times here, highway 4 to the maze, 14 minutes. bay bridge getting across westbound will take you about 11 minutes. san francisco to sfo, a 9-minute ride. when one richmond school opens in august, it will have a new building and a new name. >> wilson elementary has been renamed after former first lady michelle obama. the school located at 42nd street and san rafael avenue in richmond. that's where amy hollyfield joins us with more on this. >> good morning. behind me you see there's a fence and there's a school under construction back there. it will be the new michelle obama elementary school. the school district voted on the new name last night. the community asked to rename the school to signify a rebirth. the pta pushed to name it after first lady michelle obama because she advocates for
education. >> we thought that name would just, you know, resonate in our community and really push forward this notion of no matter where you came from or your circumstance, you can do it. >> this was woodrow wilson elementary school named after the country's 28th president. the school is facing big changes. the new building will not have hallways. the classrooms will have large windows, doors will connect all the rooms, and now it will have a new name, michelle obama elementary. it's set to open in august. reporting live in richmond, amy hollyfield, abc7 news. >> thank you. new developments as the coronavirus outbreak worsens. the united airlines has extended its ban on flights between china and the u.s. united initially banned flights between the two countries through the end of march, now the ban is through april. other airlines are also canceling flights. the last direct flight from sfo
to china will take off tomorrow. in the south bay an emotional reunion. a mom and daughter quarantined for 14 days after a trip to wuhan, china are back with their family this morning. amanda amanda has bedel castill speaking to the mom all week. >> reporter: the emotions, this embrace, six weeks in the making, esther tebeka and her daughter home. finally able to hug her other two children. >> because of his age, he doesn't really know what's going on. he missed us. >> reporter: in early january, esther and her daughter took off for wuhan, china and that's when the coronavirus hit.
>> we all got very concerned, not just about ester, but the whole community. but ester's specific situation was very daunting. so, we tried to get involved to help her. >> reporter: their evacuation was followed by a 14-day federal quarantine. she realized there's no experience that comes close to fearing for your life. >> you have a whole new appreciation for everything. for example, for my family, it's not that i didn't love them before, but you have, like a whole new sense of wow. >> reporter: the welcome home wednesday brought a mix of emotions. >> there's no word to describe seeing your family after not being able to see them for a long time. >> we know you want more information about coronavirus, so we have dedicated a whole page on our website to all of the stories. you'll find it on abc7news.com. happening today, the man accused of murdering nia wilson and stabbing her sister will be
on the stand for cross examination. on tuesday, john lee cowell said he thought nia and her sister were aliens trying to harm his grandmother. his attorney said he was mentally ill when he attacked the women. we're learning new details about the driver killed in a high speed crash in vallejo. police say that person was a suspect in several smash and grab thefts. officers tried to pull over the driver yesterday but he wouldn't stop. that started a high speed chase on westbound highway 780. police say officers lost sight of the suspect's car twice during the pursuit. they found it after it crashed near the glen cove exit. the car went airborne and hit a tree. the driver died at the scene. should car break-in victims be reimbursed for repairs by the city? that's what san francisco's district attorney is suggesting in an effort to help build a better bay area. chesa boudin's office is asking the city for more than 1$1.5 billion to fund a program that would pay for window repairs
following smash and grab thefts in the city. this would only apply to people who live in the city. an auto glass shop manager says 70% of his customers are car theft victims. >> some of them are good sports about it, if it occurs three, four, five times they're getting tired of this. >> we have to put victims first in san francisco. your tax dollars are already going to the county jail. for a single night in the county jail we can pay to fix a car window. >> boudin says mr there athere arrests in about 1% of reported auto burglaries. let's look at temperatures around our neighborhoods. we are pretty chilly in san ramon, dublin, pleasanton, livermore. 38 to 39 there. mid to upper 40s everywhere else. concord at 41, lafayette at 42. cloud cover around the bay and a range in temperatures from 52 in oakland to 42 in san carlos.
45 at san jose. foggy, getting foggy around pacifica, 47. foggy around santa rosa at 41. 37 in novato and napa at 49. you can see the onshore breeze. temperature mild there. if you're coming through the ferry building, about 50 degrees. if you're out and about today, grab that jacket. breezes return to the bay making it choppy. if you have allergies, exercising outside will be rough. for the north bay, foggy through 9:00 and even 11:00 is possible around santa rosa. 53 there. happening out around 57 to 61 during the afternoon hours with hazy sunshine. for the east bay, those low clouds hanging around through 9:00, staying in the 40s. more sunshine this afternoon, a few passing clouds and a high near 60. most of the afternoon in the upper 50s. for san francisco, low clouds are dominant as we start at 46 this morning, jumping up to 56 as we see more sunshine and high clouds at about 3:00. that's a little bit cooler than average.
we'll give you an update on that chance of rain this weekend coming up. here is jobina. >> good morning. 5:08 right now. a live look at our map overall here. just want to point out the two slow spots i'm tracking. the first not unexpected, coming out of tracy, 205, you can see a slowdown there. moving over to the bay bridge toll mraz sashgs yplaza, it's c once you make it through it's all good. cash lanes are definitely yet. stacked up now. live look at 280, san jose there, very clear and quiet. we do have more drive times. san francisco to sfo, 9-minute ride. highway 238 to the maze, 13 minutes. highway 85 to the san jose airport, 10-minute ride. reggie and kumasi? >> thank you. coming up next, 7 things to know as you start your day. and an investigation into corruption inside san francisco city hall expands. the companies the fbi is demanding to get answers from. silicon valley like the rest
mik'mike will get it done?'n, ok, let me tell you what the 'it' is. as mayor, i expanded healthcare coverage. as president, i'll build on obamacare because healthcare is a right. i created nearly 500,000 jobs in new york city. as president, i'll build an economy that delivers good jobs with higher wages. i'll take on the gun lobby and save lives. and i will stop trump's assault on women's reproductive rights. i've got a record of doing things. i've got the resources to take on this fight.
as mayor, i held myself accountable for results. as president, i'll offer common sense plans and i will get it done. so let's stay on the offensive, and let's win. i'm mike bloomberg and i approve this message. if you are just waking up, here's 7 things to know. number one, japan confirmed its first death because of the coronavirus. it was a woman in her 80s. the death comes as the number of cases worldwide spikes to 60,000. number two, san francisco
police say a man may have been impaired when his car plowed into pedestrians at a busy mission district intersection. police say he hit three people after clipping a muni bus. two of them were rushed to the hospital in critical condition. number three, the b.a.r.t. board will discuss how to improve the system as they begin a two-day meeting. b.a.r.t. is dealing with a big decline in ridership and growing safety concerns. number four, it's official, a richmond school will now be called michelle obama elementary. the school board unanimously approved the change last night and renamed wilson elementary school after the first lady. the school is being rebuilt and will open in august. >> i think she needs to come visit us now. here's what's going on. cooler weather on the way. not only because of the low clouds and fog. look at the wind blowing onshore. the 70s are gone. 50s and 60s on the way today. number six a live look at emeryville, showing you 80 here. the headlights making their way towards the maze and the toll
plaza. bay bridge metering lights came on at 5:08. number seven, former mayor pete buttigieg coming to the bay area. he will meet with donors in san francisco, and palo alto today and tomorrow. new developments in the corruption scandal involving san francisco's former public works director. the case is expanding. the city attorney announced new subpoenas to access records from eight companies as part of the case against mohammed nuru. the companies include pg&e, recology and non-profit groups. fbi agents arrested nuru alleging he tried to use a bribe to help restaurant owner nick bovis expand his business. we made a commitment to building a better bay area the latest state of sill son vicon gives us a snapshot of how we're doing. silic silicon's valley has been growing steady for nine years thanks to the tech sector. it's not so much of a surprise
that unemployment is found at a 19-year low and the median household income at $126,000 at an all-time high. even with most south bay cities enacting a $15 minimum wage, analysts say that is still $6 short of what it takes for a family of four to be self-sufficient. >> our income inequality, the gaps between the highs and the lows are as pronounced as they have ever been, and more pronounced than any other place in the country. >> some talk about the 1%, silicon valley's number is 13%. here's what that means, 13% have net assets of more than $1 million. >> the idea of creating a bus-only lane on the bay bridge has conflicting support. you're taking a live look at the bay bridge and the toll plaza in oakland. capital corridor joint powers authority passed a resolution supporting the idea. members of the metropolitan transportation committee urged staff to investigate it further. the mtc funds and operates the
region's six state-owned bridges. the logistics of a bus-only rlae wuld be complicated. it means 1,600 drivers would have to ride the bus to keep traffic flowing. >> that will be controversial for a long time. if it ever happens. >> are those people going to switch? that's a good question to answer. 44 in san rafael. one of the least foggyoggyoggy the 101 corridor. cooler temperatures today. partly cloudy and hazy. seasonal temperatures tonight, dense fog in more areas than this morning. and mainly dry through the extended except that slight chance of rain sunday mainly across the north bay. highs today, 59 in san francisco, 58 in half moon bay, santa cruz 61. richmond, 60. 62 in oakland and san rafael.
64 in fremont. palo alto, 64. 66 in concord and livermore. sfro santa rosa at 66. the we'll be a little bit milder tonight, 40 to about 47 for the spread tomorrow morning. here's a look at future radar. the rain is still healthy across the pacific northwest. we get the tail end of this storm. and barely any rain sunday morning. the air will be damp below a couple thousand feet. there could be mist and drizzle in the air. the best chance of anything measurable is across the north bay. by noon it's almost over as are our chance of snow up in the sierra. let's see if we can grind out any type of moisture out of this. it's just a couple hundredths of an inch in very widely scattered area areas. there's no storm impact scale. it will be warmer saturday, and
then breezy behind the cold front with temperatures in the 60s on monday, calmer tuesday and wednesday. jobina? >> 5:17 right now. i have a commuter alert for everyone. we talked about this earlier in the week. the express lane construction on the san mateo 101 project will be from 9:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m., lane closures on 101 between 380 in south san francisco and whipple avenue in redwood city. it will be about 22 miles worth of express lanes there. the construction will last until 2022. golden gate bridge right now, a live look here, things are picking up. it's smooth right now. also very clear in san jose. live picture showing you 101 now. drive times here, san francisco to sfo, 9 minutes. highway 238 to the maze, 13 minutes. and highway 85 to the san jose airport, 11-minute ride. >> thanks. in today's "gma" first look, the search is intensifying in south carolina for a 6-year-old girl who seemingly vanished.
>> police hope surveillance video will give them the clues they need to find her. here is marcus moore. >> reporter: in this morning's "gma" first look, surveillance cameras capturing what authorities believe are the last images of faith. >> i was in the store. the mother came in the store with her phone and asked the cashier, did you see my daughter? >> reporter: the south carolina 6-year-old getting off of her school bus monday afternoon, seen her wearing a black t-shirt with the word peace written on it. and this morning an all-out search is under way. multiple agencies including the fbi going door to door focused on bringing that 6-year-old home. >> we received a lot of those videos. our investigators are working around-the-clock to go through those videos and look for leads and information that will lead us to bringing her home. >> reporter: coming up at 7:00 a.m., the family speaking out. with your "gma" first look, i'm marcus moore, abc news, columbia, south carolina. abc7 is launching a new
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talking about how this could go down in the record books tying the driest month of february ever with no rain. here's the 8 to 14 precipitation trend. that takes us almost to the end of the month. it's a leap year so we get 29 days. where is all the rain? it continues to be in the southwest of texas, all the way
through the mid south and the mid-atlantic and the pacific northwest. the high pressure that's been sitting over the eastern pacific is still going to push all of the storms to our north and to our south through the end of the month. kumasi? >> thank you. ford is recalling about 250,000 vehicles because part of the suspension can break. the recall covers the ford flex, taurus police cars, taurus sho and lincoln mkt from 2013 to 2020 model years. owners will be notified by next month if their cars are effected. ford is not aware of crashes or injuries caused by these issues. a new study finds americans have a favorite option when it comes to screen time. about 20% of what people watch on tv comes from a streaming service like netflix, hulu or disney plus. it is double the percentage from last year. most people who stream use more than two services, and nearly everyone surveyed by the neilsen company says they plan to keep
their existing services and maybe add more. i know that's true in my house. it's not all about digital entertainment. there's a resurgence now in jigsaw puzzles for adults. it's become a social activity, too. there are puzzle nights at coffee shops and libraries, fans say the puzzles provide respite from daily stress and a mindfulness. a writer who is working on a book about puzzles says there's an endorphin rush when the pieces snap into place. >> i agree. >> do you like puzzles? >> i do. you forget about them. i was over at the exploratorium, they had this thing where you had to put things together, i was like this is nice. when you put it together you're like i accomplished something. >> i can see that. i have never done one in my life. >> never? never done a puzzle? >> not since elementary school and they're ten pieces. >> you need one that's thousands. >> i can't. >> you can. >> i don't think i can. >> it's patience. >> i don't have it. a new exhibit will give us a
rare look inside the levi strauss historical archives. >> among them are jeans worn by movie stars a leather jacket worn by alert einstein. >> there it is. he looks good. >> jeans over 100 years old. >> here we have the oldest pair of blue jeans in the exhibition, they're from 1890. the waist back cinch to fit more appropriate waist sizes. the front pocket was meant to be a pocket watch pocket. >> did you know that? >> nope. that's interesting. >> this is cool. besides einstein, there were also jeans worn by steve jobs. levis, the history of american style is open until august. it's at the contemporary jewish museum in san francisco. >> i would like to see that. >> i like that jacket. >> they have destiny child's jeans. >> i'm there. >> that must have been before the house of derrion.
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look at the challenges facing it. one is how to stop a disturbing drop in ridership. pete buttigieg brings his campaign to the bay area today. he is hoping to build on the momentum from iowa and new hampshire. good morning to you on this thursday, february 13th. >> it's almost valentine's day. the day of love. >> it's already galentine's day. >> what? what is this? >> i don't know about this. >> the holiday beforehand. >> it's like when you're a friend? >> girls. >> what do you do? >> whatever you want. >> yeah. massages, wine, pampered. drinks. >> what if i had that planned for tomorrow? >> it's with your girl. >> you come tomorrow. that's your day. >> can do it two days in a row. >> we can. >> yes. >> get with it. >> oh, i can't believe i've been married this long and just learning it. let's talk about the fog outside. that's not the only thing
clouding my mind now. santa rosa and petaluma, less than an eighth of a mile. low clouds thank to that onshore breeze you see covering the rest of us from our exploratorium camera here at pier 15 looking back to the west from the embarcadero center and the sales force 39 to 42 degrees this morning. the fog never completely goes away. temperatures 50s at the coast, 60s for the rest of us this afternoon. the weekend forecast about 15 minutes away. jonz? jobina? >> we have a crash out of tracy involving a motorcycle, westbound 205 at the mountainhouse onramp there. this is already a slow spot any way, expect additional delays this morning. mass transit updates. ferries are running with no
delays on the winter schedule. 30 trains for b.a.r.t. ace 1 and ace 3 are also on time. going to leave with you a live look at san jose, a nice and clear 87. reggie and kumasi? >> thank you. new information on a developing story in the south bay. the search for a wanted fugitive has come to an end in san jose. police say a k-9 officer took down the suspect after 3:00 this morning on vista verde drive. the suspect is being treated at a local hospital for nonlife threatening injuries. police will release new details about the suspect later today. san francisco police are determining if a man was impaired when his car plowed into pedestrians at a busy mission district intersection. this happened yesterday around 4:20 in the afternoon at 23rd and mission streets. police say a muni bus stopped after getting clipped by the suspect's car. as he was trying to get away, he hit three people. two of them were rushed to the hospital in critical condition.
>> i see when that happened on the corner, really -- i feel really bad, i don't know if that guy died or not. >> the third person was treated and released. police say the driver left the scene for about five minutes, then came back. video from sky 7 shows the driver receiving a field sobriety test. fremont police are investigating a serious crash. you can see this vehicle hit a tree near a pole on mission boulevard at nickel street. police were called to the scene around 8:30 last night. they closed part of the road and redirected traffic. paramedics responded to this incident but police have not said how the driver is doing. part of building a better bay area is building a b.a.r.t. accessible and safe for everyone. >> today the b.a.r.t. board will discuss how to improve the system, they're dealing with declining ridership and growing
safety concerns. julian glover is live in fremont with the issues they'll take up. julian? >> good morning. they certainly have a lot to tackle. we know rebuilding ridership safety and the rider experience are a few concerns that will be up for discussion today when the b.a.r.t. board kicks off a two-day meeting about how they can build a better b.a.r.t. it's all about building a transit system more accessible for all of us. b.a.r.t. is listening and trying to improve adding a number of new rail services and laucnchin its new ambassador program. there's a lot of work to be done when it comes to rebuilding ridership. in an article published in the yesterday, it was reported that b.a.r.t. has seen a drop in 10 million night and weekend passengers since 2015. they'll discuss how to get some of those passengers back today. rebuilding ridership a top concern on the agenda as is b.a.r.t.'s police vision for safety. parking will be discussed and
the financial outlook of paying for those changes. we do note meeting is open to the public, if you have a concern or something to say, now may be the time to raise those issues. reporting live outside of fremont station, julian glover, abc7 news. >> thank you. an attack on a passenger in the east bay is the latest example of the challenges that b.a.r.t. faces when it comes to crime. police are searching for the person who attacked a man on a daly city bound train as it was approaching the lake merritt station about 6:00 p.m. tuesday. police say the suspect attacked the man with a chain after asking him for directions. the victim's injuries were not life threatening. developing news, japan confirmed its first death related to coronavirus. >> the victim, a woman inrecentt
hospital. there's now more than 60,000 cases worldwide. china reported 14,000 new cases yesterday after implementing a new way to diagnose the virus. 218 people are now infected on the diamond princess cruise ship which is quarantined in the water near tokyo. a 14th american has now tested positive here in california just hours after the cdc warned the spread of the disease in the u.s. is likely. health officials are warning about a problem with some coronavirus test kits sent to labs across the country including here in california. the cdc says some of the kits are flawed. they don't work properly. they were meant to allow states to do their own testing and get results faster than if they sent the samples all the way to the cdc in atlanta. the cdc is sending out replacements. we know you want more information about coronavirus so we dedicated one page on our website to all the stories. you will find that by going to
abc7news.com. your voice your vote, a democratic presidential hopeful will visit the bay area today. former south bend indiana mayor, pete buttigieg, is fund-raising for his campaign. he will meet with donors tonight. tomorrow he will hold more events with donors in san francisco and palo alto. next, thousands of pg&e customers find themselves in the dark. why the lights went out in an instant. and it's something you don't want to think about but you can fall victim to robbery as this man found out in seconds. hear from a former police commander about the smart things to do if you're ever confronted. we'll get to that later. let's focus on this weather. what should people be wearing today? >> a heavier coat than earlier. we had lows in the 50s and 60s a couple days ago. now we're in the 30s and 40s. fremont at about 43.
everyone else in the upper 40s until you get to places like oakland, alameda and sebastopol, 50 to 52 there. albany, 50. fremont, 43. san jose, 45. upper 30s for pleasanton, livermore and novato. napa at 49. a foggy 47 in pacifica. san mateo bridge, on the eastern side, looking to the west, 47. i'm worried about fog and low clouds as we head through the morning commute. cool to mild if you're taking mass transit. low clouds out on the bay commute. here's the peninsula, the clouds will be stubborn. low clouds through 9:00, keeping you in the 40s. hazy sunshine and high clouds reaching the upper 50s to near 60 from noon through 5:00. that's close to average. east bay valleys, starting off at 41 at 7:00. 57 at 11:00. more sunshine will push you into the low 60s from noon through
4:00. 53 this evening. in the south bay, we have cloudiness over us now. more sunshine this afternoon, and you can see from about noon to 5:00, 60 to 63 degrees. a slight chance of rain this weekend. that's will be coming up next. >> good morning, everyone. following two incidents now out of tracy. this is a motorcycle crash on westbound 205 at the mountain house on-ramp. this was already a bad backup to begin with. so speeds are low, 12, 11 miles per hour this will impact super commuters. moving over to concord, northbound 680 before highway 242, a two-car crash here. the and now a live look at the bay
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in the central valley, you have to get to fresno to get to 71. 61 in monterey. 51 in yosemite with sunshine. that's not what we need. the snow pack is 58% of average. it continues to shrink. either by melting or the fact that we're not getting snow to bolster it. there's a light nix on sunday, otherwise temperatures in the low to mid 50s this week. the combative relationship between the santa clara city council and the 49ers got more contentious. the mercury news reports that the city council voted last night to terminate the team's operation of levi stadium for home games and other nfl events. but the action will not immediately affect the 49ers oversight of the stadium. the team filed a lawsuit last september to block the city from taking away their authority to manage the stadium for nonfootball events. the two sides are awaiting a
judge's decision on that lawsuit. an opera performance and thousands of homes went to black during a power outage in san francisco. pg&e says underground equipment failed just before 8:00 last night. the opera was canceled because of the outage. a pg&e map shows the areas impacted. some 9100 customers were without power. most of them in ash bury and hayes valley neighborhoods. laguna and ivy street were blocked as crews tried to work on the issue. they had power restored by midnight. police are searching for a robbery suspect in the east bay that could be linked to several crimes. richmond police say on monday a man robbed a victim at gunpoint in the business district. the suspect demanded money and property and ran away. investigators are working with officers in other east bay cities to see if the richmond suspect is connected to other crimes. for example, the man on the
right caught on camera attacking and robbing that man in his oakland driveway on monday. you see the red pants look similar. so what should you do if you're attacked? we talked to a retired san francisco police commander. he is a current director of the institute of criminal justice leadership at usf. he says an attack can happen so fast. it's important to try and stay calm. >> there's traditional rules, one is to stay calm, do what you're told, only what you're told. no unexpected movements. don't do anything that they have not asked you to do. that can throw robbers off. they could be nervous. it's a dangerous tough but try to make mental notes of what they're wearing, their hairstyle and listen to what they say and do. it's tough to see that video over and over again. i feel so bad for that guy. you're never more than seven minutes away from your
accuweather forecast. mike says it's going to be cooler today. >> absolutely. let's look at what's going on in san jose, starting with 87, looking north towards mineta san jose international. mostly cloud by and 46 degrees here. it will be hazy today, temperatures will continue tumbling out of the comfortable spring-like levels we had earlier this week. fog will return tonight. it will be more widespread this morning. a record setting dry month, the next two weeks, no chance of rain except that slight chance on sunday. let's look at temperatures today. they are very comfortable for this time of year. from 60 in richmond to santa rosa and san jose at 66. 65 in concord and livermore. half moon bay is the cool spot. you can see how widespread the fog is tonight. temperatures from 40 to 47 degrees. let's talk about future radar. you can see the pacific northwest, taking all the rain once again. it gets as far south as the north bay. the rest of us will wake up to
mist and drizzle sunday morning with a thick layer of fog. by noon sunday, it's pretty much over. expect a couple hundredths of an inch if you get anything coming up out of this storm. let's look at my accuweather seven-day forecast. well, it looks like we jumped ahead. i just wanted to show you this. these are the reservoirs, they're still running low. they'll drop when i show you the seven-day forecast coming up next and how dry it will be. jobina? >> good morning. thank you. 5:48 right now. good news for the super commuters coming out of tracy. that motorcycle crash cleared. this was westbound 205 at the mountain house on-ramp. speeds are still slow. hopefully they will pick up in the next hour or so because it gets ugly over there. northbound 680 before highway 242 in concord. we have a two-car crash here. it's not causing a slowdown. it is blocking one lane. live look showing you the golden
gate bridge, things are smooth this morning. no problems in that area or in san rafael, live look here showing you 101, happy to report some good news at the moment. reggie? >> money can't buy love, but it sure can buy a ring. a reminder that valentine's day is tomorrow. if you're still shopping for a diamond for your sweetheart, there's something you should know before heading to the jewelry store. for example, how can you tell if the diamond you're buying is natural or lab grown? "good morning america" doing a whole report on that. experts say if it's a natural diamond you're after, you need to ask directly if it was created in a lab. >> i took it to another jewelry store and i said what can you tell me about my ring. they told me, well, i can tell you it's not a natural diamond. >> whether it's a laboratory diamond or a mined diamond, all of that same information should be on the report. >> never crossed my mind that should be a question i should ask.
>> oh, boy. >> she looks so sad. >> she does. >> does it matter in. >> to her. >> okay. valentine's day is a big day for jewelry. people spend nearly $4 billion on bling last valentine's. >> look at that. that's the average ring somebody might get. >> you can watch that report on "gma" right after abc7 mornings. spotify released the most streamed love song and it's just in time for valentine's day. ♪ all of me loves all of you >> awe, isn't that the best song? >> it is. >> john legend's "all of me" has been streamed more than 1.1 billion times. it's been added to 29 million play lists. spotify asked john legend about his valentines day plans with his wife, and he says they plan to spend a night in napa valley. >> really? >> don't try to find them, people. >> they shouldn't have told me.
>> at one of their favorite restaurants. i wonder which one. >> let's not wonder too hard. let's let them be. >> let's go to all of them. >> john? >> is john here? no. the number two song is "thinking outloud" by ed sheeran. >> i saw john legend perform time live in atlanta, he was in the middle of "all of me" and tey cut the cord. >> why? >> because it was past 11:00. that's how they do it in atlanta. >> that's why you left. the search for the next gerber baby. first, sfo is about to give visitors a spectacular new view of the airport and you don't even need a plane ticket to enjoy it. skin
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welcome back. happening today the oakland zoo is going plastic free. they will stop selling drinks in plasting bottles and work to reduce over single-use plastics. the three sculptures will be on display and they represent the growing plastic pollution in our oceans. a big change coming to sfo. here's a live look at airport. by the end of the week you'll get a new vantage point of it. >> really wanted to carve out space for the public to enjoy. that's where we're standing now
today. it's great that we're able to work that into this project. >> it's called the sfo sky terrace. you will find it at terminal 2. the 3,000 square foot indoor and outdoor lounge cost more than 6 million bucks to build. it opens to the public tomorrow and you do not need a plane ticket to get inside. it's before security. >> the few -- views are unbelievable. tomorrow, partly cloudy. warming saturday, and then that cold front will drop our temperatures back into the 50s and 60s. hanging out in the low to mid 60s, breezy monday, calmer tuesday and wednesday. the latest data from the drought monitor, the drought did not expand much but look at this around fresno and bakersfield. we went from dry to moderate. the drought is deepening there.
there are other parts of the state that don't have drought. here's the precipitation trend. 50% chance of being below the 20th through the 26th. >> good morning. we have a two-car crash in concord blocking one lane at the moment. minor injuries have been reported. this is northbound 680 before highway 242. it is in the counter commute direction. so no slowdown at the moment. in san jose right now, 280 clear. no stress. everything is good. i like mike valentine's day graphic, no stress. emeryville, 80 looking great. no problems overall. >> thanks. fans of oreo cookies have a new way to enjoy the treat. it looks like the real thing but this oreo is just for your lips. it's flavored lip balm that looks like the cookie. milk's favorite cookie is a hit in this form. the lip balm is sold out on
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michelle obama elementary. then she can come visit and come on our show and we can all talk and be friends. >> sounds like a plan to me. glad you have it altogether. >> welcome to february 13th which i just found out is -- >> galentine's day. >> we find out new information all the time on this show. >> amazing. >> education. >> you can't miss a single day. especially when michelle obama shows up. >> speak it into existence. >> low visibility in petaluma, for the rest of us, an onshore breeze and a low cloud deck. those will work in combination to make it cooler today than yesterday. that was after record highs the previous two days. 39 to 42 around the bay and inland. 49 at the coast. the coast stays in the low to mid 50s. the rest of us hit