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♪ >> i'm terry mcsweeney live in san jose. a woman kidnapped, a man stabbed and police are turning to the public for help in finding the suspect. we have a picture and a license plate to show you. keep it here. >> also in the headlines for the fifth time in just a matter of months, a woman is sexually assaulted at an apartment complex near walnut creek. >> and verizon wireless announces a $9 million refund affecting tens of thousands of customers. >> here's a live look at the embarcadero. notice the trees, the plants all moving this morning thanks to a cool breeze that's going to make it feel like fall today and bring a scattered shower to our forecast. we'll tell you when. >> there's a wind advisory for the san mateo bridge this morning. look out there. also on the peninsula, just getting word of a new injury accident with a motorcycle. this is on 101 on the marsh road
off-ramp. chp on their way now. >> good monday morning. i'm jenelle wang in four eric thomas. >> i'm kristen sze. the search on throughout the bay area for a san jose man stabbing a man and kidnapping a woman from her home. terry mcsweeney is live in the san jose police department. the public is being asked to help? >> they are. even though san jose police did hesitate for 12 hours before releasing the pictures they have in this case as they asked the public to come forward now and help out. take a look where this happened. about 7:45 yesterday morning. the 2600 block of lucina drive. a man stabbed another man and then kidnapped a woman. the victim, the stabbing victim is only described as a 28-year-old man. no name is being released. he has non-life-threatening injuries. this is the kidnap victim, 18-year-old judy law, 5-2, 115 pounds with brown hair and dark
eyes. the kidnapper and stabber is 28-year-old brian adrung. he's 6 feet tall and 160 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. police also have not only this mug shot but another one of him. one from september, one from august. he knew one of the victims. the police are being pretty hush-hush about this not releasing exactly which of the victims he knew. he's also known as tony fam. he drives a 2001 black lexus is-250. california plates 6dsj212. obviously considered a very dangerous man. if you see that vehicle or if you see the suspect, san jose police would like you to give them a call. terry mcsweeney, abc 7 news. >> thank you so much, terry. for the fifth time since june a woman has been attacked at an apartment complex just outside walnut creek and some residents
are moving out. the woman fell down a flight of stairs while fighting her attacker but managed to give this description. a immediate build white man 5 feet 8 inches tall wearing t-shirt and jeans and a baseball hat. he was arrested and charged with three previous attacks at the apartment building. police are trying to determine if saturday's attack is related to a fourth one in early september. >> two offduty firefighters are being credited with keeping a fire spreading to other units in an apartment complex in san jose. the fire broke out just before 10:00 yesterday morning near pioneer high school. ironically the off-duty firefighters saw smoke rising while knocking on doors to encourage citizens to vote against measure b on next month's ballot. this measure makes it easier for the city to cut the jobs of firefighters and police officers. they immediately rushed towards the rising smoke. >> no one was here so we decided to get to work.
search the building, make sure everybody was out. secure utilities and try to limit the spread of the fire. >> a resident of the apartment complex cut his hand while breaking the glass on the fire extinguisher case and the fire captain injured his shoulder. investigators don't know what caused the fire. >> the ride to work getting a little quicker. vta will roll out the first commuter express light rail trains. the faster trains will operate down the median on highway 87 with fewer stops shaving 6 to 8 minutes off the trip from south san jose and downtown. offer free wi-fi internet. the northbound express trains will leave the station weekday mornings 7:16, 7:46 and 8:16. southbound leave the bay point station weekday afternoons at 4:07, 4:37 and 5:07.
>> the scientist that helped with the technique of fertilization. he developed the technique which cells are fertilize the outside the body and implanted in the woman's womb. the 85-year-old professor at the university started working on it in the 1950s. one of the most coveted awards worldwide and a $1.5 million cash award. we did the math. that amounts to like 30 cents for baby conceived. >> 40 million women have used this technique. >> you said he should get a buck. >> time now 6:05. let's check with meteorologist mike nicco. >> good morning to ya on this monday. kind of noisy last night. that's because of the winds. they're still gusting in hayward around 23 mph. oakland 24. sfo 33 which may cause flight arrival issues because it's so
windy. once you get in the valleys, not quite as fast. livermore 14, san jose 7. up to napa around 9 and santa rosa 3 mph. fog right now and also coolest temperature has been running in the upper 40s and still is santa rosa, 49. low 50s fairfield and also napa and into los gatos. the rest of us mid-50s with variably cloudy conditions. most of us kind of partly cloudy we'll say to mostly cloudy in the south bay. we'll call it partly sunny this afternoon. a mixture of sun and clouds. temperatures low 60s half moon bay to san francisco. peninsula around 70 and to the south bay. low 70s the north bay and low to mid-70s the east bay valleys. heading to the monterey bay, mid to upper 60s and breezy here all the way into salinas. low to mid-70s morgan hill and hollister. let's take a look at your accu-weather seven-day forecast. the breezes will taper a little tomorrow. expect a 2 to 4 degrees jump in
temperatures. another chunk of energy, a cool shot for wednesday and thursday before high pressure brings us the warmer weather for friday, saturday and sunday. stray shower possible today and tomorrow but 99% of us don't need to worry about it. all of us need to worry about traffic. >> especially heading through menlo park. a motorcycle injury accident has been reported on the marsh road off-ramp from 101. reported from the southbound and the northbound off-ramp. we'll get more details when they arrive. traffic looking good on 101 and 280 on the peninsula. it is pretty windy out there, especially across the san mateo bridge with this live shot you can see why cal tran issued a wind advisory. look out heading that way. and the bay bridge toll plaza still light. no wind advisory here but mike telling me it was pretty we said for his ride into work across the work as well. jenelle, kristen. >> thanks for the heads up. 6:07. >> just ahead, a huge admission
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it's 6:11. you're looking at a live picture from at&t park in san francisco where the giants are now the new nl west champions. they beat san diego yesterday and take on the braves in a five-game series starting thursday at home. >> a little windy out there? >> it does look it. >> we'll check with mike. >> your cellphone company may be sending you a refound. about $90 million in refunds will go to verizon customers inadvertently charged for data usage over the past few years. verizon released a message on its website explaining that most of the customers will get credits of two to $6 on october or november bills. former customers will get checks. customers who didn't have data plans got charged for using the web after they accidentally pushed buttons on their cellphone. >> wells fargo saying he only verified dates on 150 of
foreclosure documents. he relied on coworkers to make sure the information was correct. three other lenders, gmac, chase and bank of america have now halted tens of thousands of foreclosures because of similar issues. but san francisco-based wells fargo says it has no plans to stop future foreclosures. >> news about this weekend's fiery gubernatorial debate about democrat jerry brown and republican meg whitman. the legal status of her former housekeeper took center stage. >> this is damage control meg whitman style. >> jerry, you should be ashamed. you and your surrogates. >> the democrat opponent jerry brown was having none of it. >> if you can't stand on your own two feet, say i'm sorry and let's go on from here. >> they're talking about
wittman's housekeeper for nine years until she was fired shortly after whitman declared her candidacy. >> i feel like she was throwing me away like a piece of garbage. >> questions have been raised whether whitman knew her housekeeper was illegal. but there's been no question on whitman's stand on the issue. >> we have to hold employers accountable for holding only documented workers. >> this housekeeper coming out a month before election day. and a big democratic lawyer, a big name in democratic politics is helping her do it (speaking spanish) >> whitman has spent a record $120 million of her own money, much courting the california latino community. they make up a fifth of california voters highlighting the shifting electorate. >> and it was working. a poll before this controversy erupted showed whitman was supported by 26% of latino voters. a strong showing for a republican. >> the demographics are very
clear. hispanic voters are a growing block of voters. and politicians are going to need to look at that when they run for re-election this year or two years from now or two years from that. >> while the news broke, these are called october surprises. the good news for whitman, she has four weeks to try and explain this issue to latino voters. david curly, abc news, washington. >> tomorrow kgo radio's ron owens will run the only radio debate from whitman and brown. it will be aired live on kgo radio. that's 8:10 a.m. >> yep, that's right. 6:15. let's check in now with the weather forecast. i woke up and it was a little bit windy outside. >> uh-huh. >> you can hear the leaves rustling, the trees moving around, absolutely. the winds back in the forecast. you can see some of them right here on the embarcadero as we look from our roof cam, some of the palm trees moving and the flags around the pier 9 building
unfurled completely. let's take a look at the temperature change. we talked about the winds just a few minutes ago, how they were around 30 mph in parts of the bay. i could see where that would wake you up. they're bringing in the cooler weather. everyone's cooler except livermore, fremont, san jose and half moon bay. you're exactly the same temperature you were 24 hours ago which is, as far as livermore, fremont and san jose, 57, 56, 59 and about 55. we have 48 in santa rosa for the cool spot. napa, fairfield and los gatos continue to be the low 50s. partly cloudy conditions over the monterey bay and inland we have the low to mid-50s. as you head to gilroy, salinas and monterey, upper 50s. continues to be breezy today and that will mix sunshine and clouds into our sky during the afternoon hours. an isolated shower possible and the higher elevations around the south bay today. and even farther south on wednesday, the higher elevations around the monterey bay. warmer, calmer and brighter for
the weekend. take a look what's going on upstairs. still watching this huge trough develop all the way from about alaska to baja. because it's so big and because it's this time of the year, the longer nights, it's bringing cooler weather and also breezes into our neighborhood and a little moisture. that moisture into the sierra creating flooding conditions there. some snow, all the way down to 8500 feet around yosemite and sequoia. thunderstorms continues throughout the afternoon hours. back here at home we're just dealing with variably cloudy conditions. temperatures upper 60s in the south bay. low 70s exactly san jose, milpitas. 70 palo alto, mountain view and los altos. the coast 60 degrees. downtown 62, the south san francisco 66. throughout the north bay valleys, upper 60s to low 70s. windy at your beaches also, right around 60 degrees.
eastern bay shore, san leandro, castro valley and yosemite. everybody else 60s. low to mid-70s here. low to mid-70s morgan hill, gilroy, hollister and a breezy monterey bay. cloverdale upper 40s. rest of us low to mid-50s. slower breeze tomorrow. may warm 2 to 4 degrees. that next chunk of energy to bring us that chance of rain will cool us wednesday and thursday before temperatures above average saturday and sunday. have a great day. here's frances. >> starting with a look at the incline section of the bay bridge because of an accident reported on the incline section. it was blocking the left lane. looks like they just cleared it off to treasury island. you can see how crowded it is on the upper deck. the metering lights turned on early. the bridge toll plaza for you and check it out. looks like they turned around the camera too to look at that crash. with the metering lights on, we
see an early morning backup and coo mean longer delays for the morning commute. here traffic has been fine this morning. no trouble for the north bay out of marin county into san francisco. the san mateo bridge has also been quiet except for the windy conditions. so a wind advisory has been issued. just have both hands on the wheel and be extra careful as you make your way across. menlo park, we're still following this motorcycle crash. south 101 marsh road off-ramp and blocking one of the lanes. you can get traffic information anytime. just got to abc7news.com and click on the bay area traffic link. >> thanks, frances. the time 6:19. >> time for the must reads. another shocker into the investigation how california welfare money is being spent. the l.a. times is reporting $69 million was drawn out of state in las vegas with its casinos
top the list. welfare recipients used state-issued atm cards in vegas to the tune of $12 million. money was also withdrawn in hawaii, miami and guam. they're supposed to use these for necessities such as rent and clothing. >> "the washington post" looks at debit cards. they're given to students as they arrive on campus. they allow students to access money from college loans from the bookstore to the bar. the danger is they carry higher fees and are not subject to the new sweeping credit card reforms meant to protect students. >> our media partner, the contra costa times, checks out the tarantulas taking over bay area parks. autumn is the height of their mating season so you can find them everywhere to the park where they actually held a tarantula festival. they're scary looking. their bite is less painful than
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>> all right. this morning there are new warnings about your laptop, specifically what it may be doing to your skin. dermatologists say the heat from your lab top could lead to a condition they're now calling toasted skin syndrome. the temperature underneath a laptop can reach 125 degrees leading to the darkening of skin that comes into contact with it, hence the term toasted skin syndrome. it often is harmless but in very rare cases doctors said it can lead to skin cancers just like overexposure to the sun. >> still ahead at 6:30, the major vote expected that could give california a budget. >> plus a careful cleanup after a weekend oil spill in a san jose river. why some say the city isn't doing enough. >> i'm terry mcsweeney live in san jose where a man has been stabbed, a woman kidnapped and police are asking for the public's help in finding the person responsible. we have a picture and a license plate to show you right after the break. >> and let's start your travel forecast here at home where we
have 69-minute flight arrival delays into sfo. also flight arrival delays into laguardia, philadelphia and flight departure delays out of boston and d.c. >> there was a crash on the upper deck of the bay bridge so metering lights were turned on and now the backup already extends to the 880 overcrossing. you may wan the file on david harmer isn't pretty. a corporate lawyer for a credit card company fined millions, even deceiving seniors. an executive for predatory lenders, as harmer's bank got billions from the wall street bailout. david harmer -- helping corporations rip people off. a record we can't afford. we need jerry mcnerney, small businessman, voting against congressional pay increases and refusing to take them, standing up for what's right. i'm jerry mcnerney, and i approved this message.
factory orders and pending home sales. janet yellen, the former president of the federal reserve bank in san francisco, is now vice chairman, the fed's second highest-ranking official. we'll go live with the latest on early trading in about 15 minutes. >> the hunt is on for a san jose man accused of stabbing one man and kidnapping an 18-year-old woman from her home. terry mcsweeney is live in san jose with more on the story. >> terry, any leads? >> well, police say they have leads. in fact, they were following up on those leads and that's the information getting out to the public. the picture and the license plate in a moment. let's take a look where this happened. it was yesterday morning about 7:45 at the 2600 block of licina drive. a man stabbed another man and kidnapped a young woman. the stabbing victim described as 28-year-old man. no name being released.
his condition is only described as non-life-threatening. now, this is the kidnap victim, 18-year-old judy law. 5 foot 2, 115 pounds, brown hair and dark eyes. the kidnapper and stabber, 28-year-old brian adrung. 6 feet, 160 pounds, black hair, brown eyes. police have experience with him. two mug shots on file of him. police are not releasing that information to the media. he is also known as tony fam. he drives a 2001 black lexus. obviously a very violent man. police say if you see the vehicle or see him please give san jose police a call.
terry mcsweeney. >> this morning contra costa sheriff's office released a picture of a man that tried to sexually assault a woman in walnut creek over the weekend. the fifth such attack to take place at the same complex since june. saturday night a woman fell down a flight of stairs while fighting off her attacker. he's a medium build white man, 5 feet 8 inches tall with facial hair. he was wearing t-shirt and jeans and a black baseball hat. antonio muton of berkley was arrested and charged with a previous attack but police don't know if last night's attack is related to the fourth incident that occurred last month. >> cleanup crews plan to resume mopping up a fuel spill that seeped into storm drains over the weekend. the problems started around 5:00 saturday evening when a rooftop tank for an emergency generator sprang a leak. that provides backup power for the 9-1-1 system. as you can see here some of the
1300 gallons of diesel fuel made its way into the guadeloupe river. >> some feel more could have been done to protect the river. >> just for one boom to be put downstream of where the accident occurred, it's not enough. should be way more agencies involved in handling this especially when they know we have an engangered species of steelhead trout. >> legislative leaders and the governor announced an agreement over the weekend. details how it eliminates the state's $19 billion deficit without imposing new taxes are expected to come out in hearings this week. it relies on a combination of spending cuts and optimistic financial projections.
lawmakers voting on thursday. >> hours from now, the california supreme court will rule whether the governor has the power to furlough state workers. the governor ordered about 144,000 workers to take three unpaid days off per month to help save the state money during a budget crisis. the workers say their union contracts guarantee a 40-hour work week. the california constitution gives the governor authority to order the furloughs in times of crisis. >> condo owners atop pacifica's eroding cliffs plan to spend millions to make sure their backyards don't wash away this winter. two buildings red-tagged and evacuated last december are no closer to coming up with a plan to save their properties. the buildings at 320 and 330 esplanade avenue are still vacant. two other complexes on the same street have installed a thick retaining wall over the summer or have applied for a permit to
do so. >> could be a bit windy, in fact even on the bay. >> let's check with meteorologist mike nicco. >> good morning to you. let's take a look at those wind speeds. they have slowed a little, especially along the east bay shore with the 24 mph range. about 6 mph in oakland, 12 hayward. the fastest by far, into sfo gusting up to 35 mph. 5 santa rosa, 9 around napa and also novato. as we look at the temperatures, they're cooling because of this breeze off the ocean. low 50s around napa. the rest of us pretty much the mid to upper 50s. we'll see a mixture of sunshine and clouds today. we'll call it partly sunny. a lot of upper 50s to low 60s around the bay and out to the coast with mid to upper 60s the north bay and east bay valleys for your lunchtime temperatures. by 4:00 those same areas in the
low 70s with a few to mid to upper 60s. pretty much to the bay and south bay with upper 50s to low 60s abeing lo -- along the coast into san francisco. the winds calm a little tomorrow. we'll warm a few degrees and another chunk of energy will bring us cooler weather, breezy wednesday and thursday before calmer -- warmer weatherer i should say and brighter weather for friday, especially saturday and sunday. sounds like the bay bridge may be a little troublesome this morning, frances. >> that's the hot spot for the morning because of an earlier accident on the upper deck. traffic already backed up to the foot of the maze. about a 20 minute wait to the metering lights. you may want to head to the san mateo bridge if that's an alternate for you. take it easy because a wind advisory has been issued. you can tell with the camera bouncing around what you can expect this morning. on the peninsula, there's a problem in menlo park.
it's a motorcycle injury crash on the marsh road off-ramp. nothing really causing delays. looking good along the peninsula out of san francisco and also we'll check out the south bay for you. it's been fine all morning with this live shot as the 280 interchange here,øl highway 17 across your screen. let's head to contra costa county, 680 in walnut creek. you'll find the normal slowing out of antioch and westbound 580 through the altamont pass but so far looking good here southbound as you make your way to highway 24 or you continue on through the san ramon valley. jenelle, kristen. >> thank you, frances. 6:37. >> ahead, the most comprehensive look at american sex in more than a decade. the sexual gap researchers uncovered. >> a gap, all right. a live report from the new york stock exchange straight ahead. a live look at the big board. the dow pretty flat, just down 6 points. >> and the performance that has
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over the sierra. causing problems from flood advisories up to reno from winter weather advisories from yosemite park to sequoia park. snow to drop up to 8500 feet. you can see sunshine around big sur, 59. eureka 61. clouds through the central valley with low to mid-70s even l.a. san diego, mid to upper 60s. kristen. >> mike, thanks. 6:42. this morning japan is joining the u.s. in issuing a washing to its residents going to europe telling them they could be targets. over the weekend the u.s. state department issued the advisory for americans traveling or studying in europe for tourist threats especially populace tourist destinations. after increased security around several transportation hubs and closing the eiffel tower twice in the last week. a german citizen was arrested over the summer. he had trained at a terror camp in pakistan with some of his
countrymen. >> all said not only to germany but also to our allies and especially the u.s. because they're extremely anti-american. >> the current advisory is considered a step below a formal warning. but european countries say it could keep tourists away and damage their already fragile economic recovery. >> the u.s. supreme court begins with a new justice. kagan will take the bench in the first time and the first time in u.s. history three women will sit on the nation's highest court at the same time. but kagan has already taken herself out of 24 of the 51 cases the court will hear. that's because she served as president obama's solicitor general, the lawyer who argues the government side before the high court. the justices are expected to start work this morning by denying many of the nearly 2,000 appeals of that piled up in recent months. >> bad news for microsoft. investors responding to the latest on the mortgage mess.
>> jane king joins us live with this morning's "moneyscope" report. hi, jane. >> hi, jenelle and kristen. good morning to goldman sachs doing damage to stocks here this morning. analysts there and goldman cutting their rating on shares of microsoft. these analysts buy rating or the struggle that the software companying is saving in the mobile device market where the world is headed and microsoft really not on board with that. investors taking a close look at banks and their possible liability in this mortgage mess. bank of america announcing its freezing foreclosure cases temporarily after a call for review because lenders may have submitted defective documents. tens of thousands of documents will be study and the process could take up to a couple of weeks. now the associated press reporting wells fargo employees have admitted to the same type of mass production of foreclosure documents that began this whole mortgage mess.
accurate and has no plans to halt foreclosures. we'll see how shares of wells fargo are doing here this morning. checking the banks here this morning, actually a little lower in the premarket but this morning the markets pretty stable, waiting for pending home sales numbers the top of the hour. the markets little change, just slightly higher at the moment. you have the silicon valley index actually trading up a bit. the mint and fruity flavors with gum. gum makers are planning new gums that will change flavor, why you chew them actually. another gum has vitamin c where flavors like wrigleys chocolate mintwb0 chip and delime pie gum all from a slowdown in sales from the recession. at the new york stock exchange, i'm jane king, bloomberg news. >> jane, thank you so much. time now 6:45. >> this morning the light is still on shining bright at at&t park after yesterday's huge win that has giants celebrating at
the national league west champions. (cheers and applause) >> the giants have champions! in the national league west! and let the party begin! >> and continue! the orange and black as the giants beat the padres at at&t park 3-0 to win the division on the very last day of the regular season. the g-men hadn't been to the postseason since 2003 and battled all season with a different lineup almost every day. everyone on the roster contributed to the playoff run and only a few have ever been to the playoffs with any team. ten-year veteran aubrey huff is going for the first time. >> i don't even have the words. >> a dream come true. this is awesome. something we've been trying to do for years. had grate time last year and this time decided we wanted to get it done.
we got it done. the guys picked it up big. >> unique. we battle. every day, almost never gave up. i think that's been great, too. >> the giants' post-season push begins thursday when they host the braves to kick off the five-game series. >> i like how they wear their googles when the champagne was spraying everywhere to protect their eyes. >> now they wear the wind breaker. >> if they practice, yeah. >> do you think the windbreaker will match the song. >> do we have songs? >> the rally song? >> the playoff rally song! it will go well, won't it. (laughter) >> the playoff song now. >> that's what i'm saying, the playoff song. the giants i'm sure getting those orders. can you imagine some people
showing up at at&t park wearing those. >> with the panda head. >> panda head and a thong. let's look at at&t park still shining and basking in all the glory with yesterday's shutout by sanchez who earlier in the season said we'd sweep the padres. about 48 santa rosa, 58 napa. 51 los gatos. everybody else dressed for mid to upper 50s. watch for the breeze. it will make it feel a little cooler than it really is. 52 santa cruz, everybody else monterey bay and inland mid to upper 50s. breezy today. a mixture-sunshine and clouds. temperatures will be below average this afternoon. isolated shower possible today around the south bay and higher elevations and wednesday higher elevations around the monterey bay. it will be warmer, calmer and brighter for the weekend. for today our 24 hour temperature change. one positive. santa rosa should be warmer by 5
degrees. san francisco the same, 62. concord, oakland, san jose, redwood city 1, 2, 3, 4 degrees cooler than sunday. a look what's going on. breezy this morning. clouds banking against the east bay shore and into the south bay. these clouds are going to continue to kind of hang around through the afternoon hours with the breeze. and that will keep our temperatures down below average from 69 dublin, low to mid-70s for most of the east bay valleys. the east bay shore mid to upper 60s. san leandro and castro valley could be in the low 70s. around sunnyvale, santa clara, cupertino -- are you two discussing what a thong is over there? (laughter) >> trying to -- never mind. 70 degrees. what a baseball thong is. 70 in milpitas. mid to upper 60s the rest of the peninsula. 60 along the coast, downtown 62.
south san francisco 66 and through the north bay valleys upper 60s to low 70s. at the beaches use be near 60. monterey bay, mid to upper 60s. inland low to mid-70s. take a look at the lows before we get to that seven-day forecast. it will be cooler. upper 40s, low to mid-50s for the rest of us. seven-day forecast. a few degrees warmer tomorrow as the winds won't be nearly as frisky as today. wednesday and thursday slightly cooler before those warmer than average temperatures for the weekend. here's frances. >> mike, we're going to the bay bridge toll plaza. that's where we see the biggest delay this morning due to an earlier accident. so traffic is backed up towards the foot of the maze. it's about a 20-minute wait. a live shot of the maze. and so far it hasn't extended into the maze yet. here's a look at westbound 80 traffic coming out of berkeley. that's westbound 580 as you make your way out of oakland. and we also head over to the san mateo bridge where a wind advisory still in effect. now, i just saw an ambulance
make its way westbound. in fact, it might be there in the distance. but so far nothing has been reported to the chp. but i'll keep an eye on this and let you know. traffic seems to be flowing well in both directions. be a little extra careful as you make your way across the san mateo bridge in morning. i'll let you know if anything pops up in the westbound direction. golden gate bridge traffic has been quiet this morning. no trouble at all. 101 looking good as well on the peninsula with a live shot in millbrae. millbrae headlights move northbound. looks a bit breezy here as well. menlo park there's still a motorcycle injury crash southbound 101 on the marsh road off-ramp but so far mass transit has been reporting no delays. you can always get the latest 24/7 by going to our website, abc7news.com. you'll find it under the bay area traffic linking. jenelle? >> thanks, frances. time now 6:51. this morning a mammoth marijuana accessory store is back in business after a grand reopening in the east bay. it arrives just a month before
californians head to the ballot box to consider legalizing pot. but embracing the benefits from the marijuana business. cecilia vega reports. once there was i-grow. this wal-mart of the marijuana world outgrew itself and now i-grow calls itself we-grow and we-grow is going franchise. >> further plans to expand across the country. in addition to our retail store taking our broad technologies public. >> yes, public. as there will also soon be stock options from this pot business that sells everything you ever needed to grow marijuana and some of the things you need to smoke it. it seems there might not be a better time to have this kind of green thumb. on friday the governor signed legislation decriminalizing marijuana. getting caught with it is now about the same as getting a traffic ticket. and in a month california voters will decide whether to make marijuana all together legal.
prop 19 opponent frank lee says this mainstreamation of pot has dangerous consequences. >> it would cause chaotic and disaster in california. >> that's not the way politicians in oakland see it. the city collects nearly a million dollars a year in medical marijuana sales tax. this year's crop of mayor candidates are hardly running away from the topic. >> we're beginning to do things we should have done years ago. and our prison population has people there who are medical -- for marijuana possession charges and dealings that should not be in prison. >> if prop 19 passes, that you're going to see this become an even bigger part of our economy. and it's one that is better regulated, better controlled. and we think are long-term great. >> several franchises and in the
next few years plans to open 60 new stores. abc 7 news. >> 6:53. forget the achievement gap or pay gap. a new study shows men and women are seeing a sexual experience gap. researchers say 85% of men say their last sexual partner had an orgasm, only 64% of women say that was true. other important findings, a high rate of condom use, especially among 14 to 17 year olds. condoms used among hispanic and black men was significantly higher than for white men. researchers show that awareness programs are succeeding in minority communities. condom use was lowest among men over 50 while at the same time older adults are having multiple sexual partners. so that's disturbing to researchers. the study appears in the journal of sexual medicine. sounds like a little communication is in order there between men and women. >> need to talk it out more. >> yeah. >> checking our top stories this morning. for the fifth time since june a woman has been attacked at an
apartment complex just outside walnut creek. a woman fell down a flight of stairs while fighting off her attacker saturday. she was able to give the authorities a brief description. >> the california supreme court will rule on whether the governor has the power to furlough state workers. governor schwarzenegger ordered about 144,000 workers to take three unpaid days off per month to help save the state money during the budget crisis. the union contracts are said to guarantee a 40-hour work week. >> the search is on for a man who is accused of stabbing another man and kidnapping a woman from her san jose home. >> our terry mcsweeney is live from the san jose police department with details. terry? >> police say they know exactly who this person is who did this crime. that's why they're asking the public for assistance. take a look where it happened yesterday between 7:30 and 8:00 in the morning. the 2600 block of lucina drive,
the neighborhood of san jose. a man stabbed another man then kidnapped a young woman. the stabbing victim is described as a 28-year-old man, no name released, expected to be okay and this is the kidnap victim. she is 18-year-old judy law, 5-2, 115 pounds, brown hair and dark eyes. the person who did the kidnapping and the stabbing according to san jose police is 28-year-old brian adron. 6 feet, 160 pounds, black hair and brown eyes. police are not releasing information on exactly how he knew one of the victims, only that he did. he is also known as tony fam. he's driving a 2001 black lex tus is-250 with california plate 6dsj212. if you see him or that car call san jose police. terry mcsweeney, abc 7 news. >> terry, thanks a lot. it's 6:56. >> final check of the weather. here is meteorologist mike nicco. >> we'll start with those wind speeds and see how aggressive
they are outside. they are blowing 35 mph at sfo. that's why we have flight arrival delays of nearly 70 minutes. in the valleys a little slower, like 6 mph in san jose. 5 in santa rosa. 15 livermore. the pass a little breezy and a little challenge this morning. talk temperatures because they will be cool. expect it to be warmer tomorrow and especially warm this weekend. frances? >> bay bridge toll plaza backed up to the foot of the maze due to an earlier accident on the upper deck of the bay bridge. you talked about those wind conditions. you'll find them across the san mateo bridge this morning. a little more crowded westbound but still so far nothing reported to the chp about any accidents or problems across the san mateo bridge. here are the slowest drive times around the bay area. westbound 4 out of antioch and westbound 580 through the altamont pass. >> thanks, frances. thanks so much for joining us for this edition of the abc 7 morning news. >>
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