Skip to main content

tv   ABC7 News 600AM  ABC  July 5, 2012 6:00am-7:00am PDT

6:00 am
>> announcer: right now abc7 news begins with breaking news. >> >> you are looking live at the bay bridge. on the lower deck it is a mess now after two police pursuits, crashes, lane closures and huge delays. >> do we need more up there? terry mcsweeney is live from the bay bridge with what is happening right now. we see intermittent slow downs. >> reporter: yeah, just got off the phone with the san francisco, chp they say the earliest possible time
6:01 am
these three closed right lanes eastbound direction are going to be reopening is 6:30 that is the absolute ideal earliest that could happen. until then you can see what the situation is. two lanes of traffic moving very, very slowly. again, this is not the direction we expect traffic this time of day eastbound away from everything. if you are looking for a silver lining this is not westbound this is eastbound. all began 5:35 in morning. take a look at pictures what is like up at the crash scene. chp says an officer started following a car who was going at a height rate of speed eastbound lanes followed him through the s-curve, don't know if the s-curves played a role in this. high rate of speed in the lanes where the limit is 40, you know how dangerous these turns are. he follows the car, the car crashes at some point we are not sure how it happen chp pulls his weapon and fires at
6:02 am
least one shot, does not hit the suspect. the suspect is injured, because he's in the car that crashed, he suffered minor injuries taken to the hospital, was not hit by that bullet. i'm also told the san francisco police department is the agency that is going to be investigating. they are having an outside agency take care of this situation. again, back out here, you see the mess, one hour after that initial situation there was another high speed chase it went from oakland into san francisco back over this way and i'm told that there was an arrest of two people in that separate and completely different situation. one person arrested here he's in the hospital. two arrested later after another high speed chase on this same bay bridge. very busy morning out here. it is going to be busy like this for at least another 30 minutes or so 6:30 is the
6:03 am
earliest they can have these three lanes reopened as the investigation continues up there where this came to a conclusion shortly after 2:00 this morning. terry mcsweeney, abc7 news. >> we know what the implication is if the earliest is 6:30. >> right we want to talk to frances. i've been keeping track of the drive times. the delays have grown from 20 minutes to 40 minutes sometimes an hour heading across the lower deck of the bay bridge with lane closures still in place, three right lanes you can see from terry's live shot traffic barely moving. he's sayg maybe lanes will be open at 6:30 but take longer. there's normally caltrans roadwork scheduled to lanes from 7:00 in the morning to 1:45 without the clearing we might see the back-up through the morning.
6:04 am
bay bridge toll unaffected, totally fine, delay-free, holiday light. you may want to consider heading to the san mateo bridge 101 is fine getting there, 880, no big delays either from hayward out towards oakland. we also will take it back to mike, eric and kristen. here you go, looking at live doppler 7 hd. it is showing dry start to the morning. no need to worry about clouds dropping drizzle or mist for you. it may coast flight arrival delays at sfo. coolest in santa rosa 51°, san jose 53, 54 walnut creek. 50 flee san carlos and napa, 54 san francisco, vallejo 55°. into the afternoon, -- clouds back to the coast, strong sea breeze keep us cooler than questioned, mid to upper 60s san francisco, oakland and richmond. inland mid 70s to a few low
6:05 am
80s. new this morning from contra costa county, firefighters worked overnight to extinguish a grass fire and fireworks are to blame. amy hollyfield joins us live from oakley. >> reporter: they've got limited resources so they were nervous when the call came in. they have nine firefighters on a shift to cover 250 square miles. when firefighters in oakley go the call last night, the firefighters here put out a call for help. the contra costa county fire district rushed over to help these firefighters tackle this grass fire that started at about 10:30 last night. witnesses told firefighters they saw someone lighting fireworks in the area. they do think that's what started this one. the fire threatened 12 homes and had plenty of debris to burn in this field. firefighters definitely felt like it was important to get help and get this out quickly.
6:06 am
>> large grass fire like this tends to belabor intensive. there's a lot of burning piles of rubbish and trash in this field. unfortunately, due to our budget our prevention program which does not exist any more has not been able to mitigate this hazard. >> reporter: they got it out in an hour, no one was hurt, no buildings were burned many east contra costa county fire district just closed half of its stations because hit an eight million dollar budget shortfall. voters rejected a parcel tax that would have helped fund the fire stations so they had to close three and lay-off 15 firefighters. there's frustration out here among the firefighters. they were especially frustrated to hear fireworks started this fire last night. they did get the job didn't. they did it with the help from another agency. amy hollyfield, abc7 news. 6:06 now. despite sweltering heat thousands turned out in the
6:07 am
nation's capital for the 32nd annual capital, 4th celebration. ♪ ♪ >> fireworks lit up the national mall last night in an impressive show set to music from the national symphony. the fireworks capped off a sweaty day. temperatures in washington, d.c. reached 100° by mid-afternoon. >> also in washington, president obama hosted military says members and their families at the white house with a barbecue. the president told the service members they represent what is best in america. following this 4th of july celebration the president is getting back on the campaign trail. katie marzullo will have more on what is ahead for the president and mitt romney, coming up. right now, 6:07. talking about the weather, wasn't it great last night you could see the fireworks fine many >> it was just as mike predicted. what about today, sir? >> i think today a little cooler, live doppler showing
6:08 am
how quiet the sky is this morning, clear as far as rain guess, clouds are out there, that is because of the sea breeze stronger. 50s with mostly cloudy skies through at least the 7:00 hour. lunch most of the clouds will pull back to the coast. the sea breeze will stay stout near 70 inland, upper 60s bay, mid 50s coast. 4:00 mid 70s inland upper 60s bay and mid to upper 50s coast if your kids are heading back to camp, won't be too bad to be out during the afternoon. by 7:00, quickly drop in the mid to upper 60s inland low 60s around the bay, mid 50s at the coast with the clouds coming back around the 7:00 hour. high amounts of tree and ragweed moderate amounts of mold and grass very high the next three days warming trend feel more like summer through saturday and sunday with 80s
6:09 am
bay 90s inland coast mid 60s. update with frances. good morning. still massive delays heading out of san francisco through the lower deck of the bay bridge with only two lanes open right now it even looks like they are squeezing traffic into one lane. we've seen delays grow to about an hour right now heading out of san francisco into oakland if you are taking the bay bridge westbound traffic still fine, no delays at the toll, you can see these headlights, traffic is jut kind of trickling through eastbound. you might want to head over to the san mateo bridge and save yourself extra time, 101 is good getting there, 880 fine as well eastbound traffic light for headlights. you can use the waze traffic app to help you find the best detour. still ahead, mortgage meltdown. the company blamed for its part in the housing crisis is
6:10 am
tied to new questionable behavior. protecting your summer vacation.
6:11 am
6:12 am
6:13 am
good morning. congressional report shedding new light on the mortgage meltdown. it says countrywide mortgage made hundreds of discount loans to buy influence with members of congress. the loans went to congressional staffers, government officials and
6:14 am
executives the loans came at a time when countrywide was trying to fend off more government regulation. countrywide's subprime loans helped star the mortgage crisis. if you are planning a vacation expect a pitch for travel insurance. is it worth the cost? michael finney has tips to look out for. >> reporter: good morning! given all the perils that could derail your trip, including medical emergencies, natural disasters even political upheavals, traveling insurance is worth considering. consumer reports cautions it always a great deal. -- it isn't always a great deal. some will say bill has the worst luck when it comes to planning a vacation. >> once we had a death in the family i had to cancel three days before. the second time i injured my leg and had to cancel maybe two, three weeks before. >> reporter: fortunately, bill bought travel insurance for both trips. go most of the nearly $12,000
6:15 am
he laid out. >> travel insurance is a two billion dollar a year industry covering everything from natural disasters to personal medical emergencies. >> reporter: do you need travel insurance? consumers reports says maybe, but buy wisely. for instance, don't buy insurance that covers small losses like lost luggage if you are worried about dying in a plane crash, skip flight insurance instead think of about term life insurance that covers you no matter what the cause of death. >> first check the insurance you already have. medical emergencies may be covered by your health insurance a fender-bender by your credit card. >> reporter: if you traveling overseas consider medical travel insurance. >> if you decide you want travel insurance, it is better not to buy from a travel agent who may be more swayed by high come americas. >> reporter: go to an online broker.
6:16 am
which covers 20 within different carriers including csa travel protection, medjet assist. as bill learned firsthand, a little insurance can go a long way when things don't go according to plan. as far as where to buy your policy, consumer reports suggests think twice before purchasing travel insurance from a tour operator or cruise line. why? because that that coverage might end up worthless if the company goes bankrupt. michael finney, 7 on your side. >> getting tweets from east coast followers who say they want to travel to the bay area where it is nice and comfortable. they are sweltering still. absolutely, we've been inviting them for days and weeks as it has been very warm there. good morning 6:15, looking at the cloud deck it is back and so is the sea breeze, even when the cloud deck goes the sea breeze will be stout enough that we will have
6:17 am
cooler weather today. we do not have any rain showing a clear sky under that deck, obscure enough the deck is, that we have 82 minute flight arrival delays into sfo. let's talk about temperatures, 49 santa rosa, 51 san rafael, 50 los gatos, 52 redwood city everybody else mid to upper 50s monterey and -- we are going to have a stronger sea breeze and cooler this afternoon. mostly cloudy, potential for patchy drizzle, warming trend through the weekend as the sea breeze will taper significantly. today compared to average, we are going to be three degrees cooler in san francisco, oakland about four, napa seven along with san jose, live more eight, redwood city 11° cooler than average sunsets 8:35. before it does we'll keep an eye on this heat in the east coast, look how dominant that ridge is. here we found a weak spot where the sea breeze is
6:18 am
bringing mild conditions to warm inland. 80 los gatos most of the south bay mid to upper 70s. 68 millbrae low to mid 70s on the peninsula. upper 50s to near 60 along the coast mid 60s downtown and south san francisco 67 sausalito, 72 san rafael, mid 70s near 80 north bay valleys low 60s at your beaches less sun than yesterday 60s and 70s throughout the east bay shore mid 70s to mid 80s east bay valleys 80s around morgan hill, gilroy hollister low to upper 60s sun afternoon the monterey bay alameda county fair continues today is it just my imagination or weren't the temptations in marin county yesterday san rafael, thank you -- [ applause ] >> did that just for you. 71 in pleasanton. tonight we are in the 50s with mainly cloudy conditions. here's your seven day forecast,
6:19 am
we are about two to four degrees warmer tomorrow again saturday and sunday look at that heat away from the beaches, in the mid 60s, mid 80s to mid 90s bay and inland next week. i heard i missed the temptations dance, maybe you will do a repeat for news your next report. all right, if you are just joining us, we've been following big delays on the lower deck of the bay bridge all morning due to earlier police chases. terry mcsweeney is live at the scene he will bring another report. traffic is jammed, we are talking hour delays right now heading eastbound out of san francisco towards the s-curve, where at one point all lanes temporarily blocked now it looks like they are down to one lane you see traffic merging into that far ft lane. with the waze traffic app you see it is jammed four miles an hour as you head getting on the lower deck of the bay bridge out of san francisco. right as you get past that s-curve, it moves at around 34
6:20 am
miles an hour. your alternate this morning is bart, they are reporting no delays. or you can consider heading down 101 no problems. we have holiday light traffic elsewhere. then once you get to the san mateo bridge it is easy ride eastbound into hayward westbound delay-free at this point. if you are taking the bay bridge in the normal westbound commute direction now no major delays just minor back-up for some of the cash paying lanes. 6:20. also ahead, former bay area athlete goes hollywood. weeks after his wedding to his supermodel wife, actor
6:21 am
6:22 am
6:23 am
6:24 am
good morning. :24. two chases this morning. on the eastbound lower deck of the bay bridge, the back-up there continues. even though there are lanes open. terry mcsweeney is there at yerba buena island keeping track watch is going on. he'll give us the latest. right now let's check bay area scores. giants got knocked around again in washington yesterday losing to the nationals 9-4. cain starts this afternoon and will try to help the giant as void being swept there. first pitch 4:05. a's completed their three-game sweep over the red sox yesterday beating boston 3-2. the a's are off today.
6:25 am
>> steve that is going hollywood. -- steve nash is going showtime hollywood. the two-time mvp is leaving phoenix for a three year, 27 million dollar deal with the lakers in exchange for nash the suns will get two feature first ron and two feature second round draft picks. actor matthew mcconaughey and his wife are expecting their third child he made the announcement yesterday on twitter weeks after the 42-year-old married in a private ceremony in texas. they already have two children 4-year-old son and 2-year-old daughter. still ahead, new this morning the overnight police response at a north bay school after a young man falls off the roof. police investigation underway after two pursuits shutdown eastbound lanes overnight and the big jam now. 4th of july bust in southern california.
6:26 am
the fireworks show that didn't go off as planned. looking at clouds along the coast this afternoon. strong sea breeze will keep us below average 50s at the coast. 70s and 80s inland. below average temperatures today converse that with what is going on around the rest of the country, well above average from 80s to 100s. chicago, d.c., st. louis, 100 to 106°. as you look at the major airports across the lower 48 all running on time, until you get to san francisco, 82 minute flight arrival delays. oakland and san jose on time. [ male announcer ] now at your neighborhood subway: dinner...is...served. tonight, take it easy and enjoy your favorite soup, salad and hot, hearty sub. like the toasty big hot pastrami melt. get to your local subway for some dinnertime deliciousness tonight. subway. eat fresh.
6:27 am
6:28 am
6:29 am
6:30 am
>> announcer: right now abc7 news begins with breaking news. that breaking news involves traffic. good morning i'm eric thomas. and i'm kristen sze. one hour delay for commuters trying to take the bay bridge eastbound after major chp action overnight. >> latest from frances. with the exclusive waze traffic app, jammed two miles per hour, just leaving san francisco getting to the lower deck of the bay bridge out to treasure island where lanes are blocked. we have traffic spotters reporting complete standstill. this is 22 minutes ago, i'm following this commuteer there
6:31 am
she is right there, still hasn't moved much in the past 22 minutes. your alternate is bart or the san mateo bridge traffic is flowing well there eastbound direction for headlights. terry mcsweeney is live at the scene and he's been keeping track of this back-up you can see down to one lane eastbound. he's going to tell us how it started and maybe when it is expected to clear. >> reporter: down to one lane latest we are getting from the chp is all lanes right now estimated all lanes won't be reopening until 10:30 morning. half an hour ago the chp was telling me they would reopen now. obviously that is not happening. they have it down to one lane eastbound and you can see the kind of traffic how bad it is out here eastbound direction the direction you don't expect trouble this time of day. look at pictures at now started.
6:32 am
chp telling me 1:30 this morning theres way high speed chase eastbound chp after a cargoes into the s-curve just comes out of -- out of the s-curve and crashes. after the crash for some reason, we are not getting details on this, chp officer pulled his gun and fired did not hit him suspect was injured from the car crash not bullets he was not hit by bullets fired by the chp taken to the hospital and he is under arrest. he's got minor injuries. the investigation conducted by the san francisco police department. that was 1:30 a hour after that, a separate incident, high speed chase coming from oakland into san francisco and then back out again that ended with two people being arrested separate incident, no gun fire there just two people arrested for we don't know yet because that is an -- because that is
6:33 am
oakland police jurisdiction this crash will be investigated by san francisco chp was doing they would like an outside agency to take a look. latest we are getting is this is what it is going to be looking like owes on the bay bridge out of the tunnel here at the s-curve you can see the "s" here going to be going on like this most of the morning until 10:30 they are saying latest information we have, chp all lanes reopening around 10:30 they are saying. terry mcsweeney, abc7 news. >> we will keep you posted all morning with terry and frances, thank you. 6:33. also new, from eastern contra costa county, firefighters are keeping an eye on a neighborhood in oakley after a grass fire was ignited by illegal fireworks. the fire started 10:30 last night a field behind homes. the east contra costa fire district had to call for help
6:34 am
from neighboring jurisdictions to contain the blaze. recent budget cuts reduced the number of fire stations in the district from six to three. in oakland, no major fires were set from the thousands of illegal fireworks set off last night. we should find out later today if anyone was arrested. woo we saw and heard a flurry of commercial -- we saw and heard a flurry of commercial grade fireworks, accompanied by explosions of m-80s, and bottle rockets police were on the lookout for illegal gunshots they used their spot shot ter that can tell the difference between -- between fireworks and gunshots. more than 200,000 people were treated to an amazing fireworks display over the waterfront in san francisco last night. there was some fog as mike
6:35 am
predicted, not enough to ruin the show two identical displays going off at the same time. the fireworks were launched from a barge off pier 39 and the municipal pier. the 20 minute show was a huge crowd pleaser. >> it was amazing, so many lights and yeah! it was just all sparkle amazing. >> traffic was clogged along the embarcadero before and after the show. at within point it took more than an hour to get from at&t park to bay street where traffic was diverted. a fireworks snow san diego turned out to be a big bust. -- a fireworks show in san diego turned out to be a big bust. it was supposed to be a 17 minute show was over in 15 seconds. somehow the fireworks went off few minutes early and all at once. the company that puts on the show blames it on a technical
6:36 am
issue and a team is trying to figure out what happened. new this morning from east palo alto, a man in police custody accused of stabbing another man in the neck. it happened after 10:00 last night on university avenue. an ambulance rushed the victim to the hospital. no word on his condition right now. 30-year-old man is under arrest. if you have any information on this stabbing, you are asked to contact east palo alto police. new this morning from petaluma, 19-year-old in the hospital after falling from an elementary school roof in sonoma county. the fire department says it happened at 12:30 this morning,. officials say when paramedics arrived the man was unconscious and having trouble breathing. he was taken to a santa rosa hospital. his condition is not being released. police are investigating an apparent hit-and-run accident in oakland it happened around 9:30 last night on international boulevard near 81st avenue. this was the scene from sky 7
6:37 am
hd. firefighters found the body of a pedestrian on the street and then handed the case over to police. no word on the identity of the victim or a description of the vehicle involved. this afternoon, a 41-year-old man scheduled to make his first court appearance in a fatal hit-and-run crash of a teen. investigators say michael harmon's white pick-up truck crashed into the 17-year-old's red pick-up after midnight monday on lakeview highway in people. they say harmon left the scene and turned himself in, 10 hours later. harmon claims the victim is to blame for the crash. investigators say his story doesn't match the evidence from the crash scene. 6:37. time to take a look at forecast for today. by the way cue s to mike for his forecast yesterday for the fireworks. -- kudoes to make for his forecast yesterday for the fireworks. 82 minutes because of low clouds, oakland and san jose on time.
6:38 am
good morning cloud cover not moisture falling, doppler showing you how dry it is. it is theorial track coming down into northern california you can see -- it is the storm track coming down into northern california. you can see cooler -- cooler air from the ocean today, that's why we'll be cooler than yesterday, probably the coolest afternoon in the forecast cycle. cloudy sky 7:00 mainly in the 50s, clouds pull out inland hang around the central bay and coast by noon 50s from half moon bay into san francisco even oakland the rest of news the 60s to a few 70s around noon -- rest of us in the 60s to a few 70s around noon. upper 50s to mid 60s along the coast in san francisco. by 7:00, clouds are starting to make another push east mid to upper 50s half moon bay, is san francisco low to mid 60s bay shore 70 fairfield the only he havey left at 7:00 going to cool rapidly -- only
6:39 am
70 left at 7:00 going to cool rapidly. add a few degrees tomorrow, saturday, sunday. free air conditioning at the coast, head there for mid 60s. you heard terry mcsweeney lanes are blocked until 10:30 this morning on the lower deck of the bay bridge due to two earlier police chases, traffic jammed out of san francisco into the s-curve down to one lane, delays still right around an hour at this point. you can see why traffic here on the bay bridge is just at a crawl, almost at a standstill right there. you can see buses just not moving. westbound traffic zipping along nicely into san francisco. metering lights have been turned off westbound starting to see a back-up now just beyond the end of the parking lot, not bad westbound. of course, if you want to avoid that lower deck of bay bridge you may want to consider san mateo bridge
6:40 am
eastbound good out of foster city into hayward no problems on 101 getting there that will hope new england save you time or take bart, no delays. -- 6:40 trading is underway on wall street we'll have a live report from the new york stock exchange straight ahead many first up, live look at big board, dow is down more than 50 points. new this morning, 4th of july -- the yacht capsizing in the water. first, what is trending on twitter now in san francisco, god bless america pier 39, steve nash former santa clara basketball player going to the lakers. new x-box 360 game follow us on twitter.com/abc7 newsbay area. hmm, it says here that cheerios helps lower cholesterol
6:41 am
6:42 am
as part of a heart healthy diet. that's true. ...but you still have to go to the gym. ♪ the one and only, cheerios
6:43 am
6:44 am
>> closed captioning brought to you by mancini sleepworld. here's a look at high temperatures around the bay 60s and 70s, 70s and 80s end land clouds stubborn at the coast 50s and 60s there. going to be dre across the entire state today 101 palm springs, 87 -- 87 sacramento,
6:45 am
95 fresno tahoe mid 70s today, mid 80s by sunday mid 80s in yosemite today mid 90s sunday southern california for the weekend morning clouds i go way to afternoon sun upper 70s to low 80s for l.a., low 70s in san diego. have safe travels. reminder about the sleep train dream campaign. for every new like we get on the abc7 news facebook page this summer, one dollar will go to help bay area foster kids in need we've already raised 1,000 together in a few days, good work, thank you so much go to facebook.com/abc7news your like could change a life. let's check in with amy for a look at what is coming up on "good morning america" at 7 a.m.. good morning. a 4th of july tragedy. we will have the latest on the coast guard rescue after a yacht capsized last night with 25 people onboard, three have
6:46 am
been reported dead. desperate search for passengers is now underway. we will bring you the latest on the rescue, next on gma. jury deliberations resumed if in the prespeeding trial of william lynch. his supporters rallied in front of the courthouse tuesday when the jury began its first full day of deliberations he's accused of pummeling gerald lindner with his fists two years ago. lynch claims the retired priest molested him as a child. lynch faces felony assault and elder abuse. his attorneys argued at most attack was a misdemeanor assault and they are hoping for an acquittal. police in britain say few men and one woman are under arrest for possible terrorist attack officers took the men and woman into custody this morning. the suspects range in age between 18 and 30. few details on the possible terror plot are being released. investigators are saying the possible plot is not linked to
6:47 am
the upcoming summer olympic games in london. back to work this morning for president obama and the man who wants to replace the white house. katie marzullo is live in the breaking news center. >> reporter: let's start with president obama, kicking off a campaign bus tour today. we have a live picture in maryland andrews -- air force one is ready to go. you can see his limousine pulling up just now. once he gets on the plane he's flying to owe oath first of a two-day, two-state tour with stops in ohio and pennsylvania. he will be defending his economic policies and auto industry bailout. not far behind two high profile republicans, governor jindal and former minnesota governor pawlenty. they will be offering voters in some of those same towns a rebuttal to the president's message. mitt romney seems to have taken a stand on the new health care law.
6:48 am
there's been a debate over whether the insurance mandate amounts to a penalty or a tax. democrats say romney has flip-flopped. >> the supreme court is the final word, right? highest court in the land. they said it was a tax. it is a tax, of course. >> i think that people see the president as being a strong leader standing up for his principles and moving forward and we'll let mitt romney argue with himself. >> reporter: again, back out live to joint base andrews, watching president obama board air force one to begin his campaign bus tour. another major issue in the election will be jobs. new associated press survey out of economists that shows the national unemployment rate will likely stay above 6% for at least four more years. meaning, the presidential election will not be a miracle cure for the economy no matter which candidate wins the election. the unemployment rate is 8.2%, right now. you see president obama exiting his limousine ready to
6:49 am
board the steps to air force one. he will be talking his plate form on the campaign trail. again mitt romney has republican governors following president obama to give voters the alternate opinion on that same route if you will. there's the president right now again kicking off a two-day bus plane before he boards air force one, tomorrow the june jobs report comes out that will be interesting to see how it affects this president while he's still in the white house. new this morning, three children are dead after yacht capsized last night in new york's long island sound while the passengers were apparently watching fireworks. 24 others were rescued from the water an hour after the boat tipped over the bodies of a 12-year-old boy and two girls 11 and 8 were recovered after an overnight search.
6:50 am
some passengers were wearing life jackets but not all. investigators say weather or a -- [ unintelligible ] 6:50, stock market open again after closing for the 4th of july holiday. >> not off to a good start. jane king joins us live from the new york stock exchange. hello. we are lower here today, lots of news about jobs. it is not that bad. we have looking more overseas again that seems to be weighing on stocks many weekly jobless claims report showed fewer than americans than expected filing for unemployment last week. [ inaudible ] all leading up to tomorrow's big monthly jobs report. this morning storm banks stepping in to counter slowing growth, china and european central bank cut interest rates bank of england will
6:51 am
resume buying bonds to stimulate growth. markets don't seem that impressed, worried about slowing growth, dow down about 70 points and the s&p, nasdaq lower. bloomberg index trading higher. it is hanging in there here this morning. some folks skipping homeownership because they can't afford to buy or don't want to. apartment vacancies are down that means rents are going up. 1.3% price increase over the past three months the biggest in almost five years six of the top 10 markets increases including san francisco. they have boosted biotech jobs. hotels, increasingly adding nonroom features to bring in more money like meetingrooms that can be repurposed for a nighttime cooking party and yoga studios. one hotel spending millions to renovate within hotel reworking public spaces like
6:52 am
lobbies, bars and nightclubs with the focus on attracting locals. i'm jane king, bloomberg news. low clouds out there we want to talk to mike about causing big delays at sfo. >> about 82 minutes at sfo, san jose and oakland on time sea breeze stout sea breeze good morning on top of mount tamalpais the reason why we have more cloud cover and it will be cooler today. live doppler 7 hd they are just marine layer clouds to drizzle, no mist, you have a dry start to our thursday. 49 in santa rosa, 59 in antioch. most of us in between that in the low to mid 50s. mid 50s to upper 50s around the monterey bay and inland to salinas. today stronger sea breeze will top temperatures one to seven degrees. cloudy, patchy drizzle possible along the coast, this weekend sea breeze starts to taper.
6:53 am
san francisco the least affected one degree cooler followed by fremont, oakland and santa rosa, two. as you start to get inland a little san jose concord where we see bigger changes four degrees cooler in san jose today, concord about seven. no need for air conditioning in any of our neighborhoods. cloud cover and clouds as they move inland over the next couple of hours they stop around 9:00, pull back to the coast by 11 except for one finger moving that through the golden gate towards oakland and berkeley. 50s along the coast to 80s inland. barely 80s fairfield and highway 4 from pittsburg, antioch and brentwood otherwise mid to upper 70s east bay valleys. hercules, castro valley and fremont mid 70s. mid to upper 70s south bay los gatos 80. low to mid 70s peninsula, northbound millbrae 68. upper 50s to near 60 along the coast today mid 60s downtown south san francisco upper 60s in sausalito, 72 san rafael,
6:54 am
mid 70s to 80 north bay valleys with low 60s at beaches sunshine around monterey bay bay stuck in the 60s, 70s inland. get ready for the temptations they will be at the alameda county fair tonight, 71° at 7:00. it will be breezy most of the day upper 70s to low 80s. let's talk about tonight. drizzle around the coast, temperatures cool in the 50s with cloud cover. two to four degrees of warmth added to the forecast friday, saturday, sunday. check out how warm it going to be next week low to mid 90s inland low to mid 80s around the bay, coast mid to upper 60s. 6:54. >> as we get ready to hand things off to "good morning america" one last check on the situation on the lower deck of the bay bridge. >> we've had big delays all morning after two police pursuits. terry mcsweeney is there.
6:55 am
this is going to be shutdown for a couple hours to come? >> reporter: yeah they are talking about maybe 10:30 getting all lanes reopened many right now nobody is going anywhere. i'm not sure where with they were going wherever they were going they are going to get there late. five lanes funneled into one. and i'm telling you right now it is not moving and it hasn't moved for many a minute or two it had been creeping along all of a sudden no more. the investigation going on up about a quarter mile head of me. this began 1:35 this morning, chp chasing a car going at a high rate of speed and it is going eastbound and the -- on the bay bridge guess into the tunnel comes out to the s-curves and it crashes. chp officer pulls his again at fires at the suspect, does not hit him -- pulls out his gun, fires at the suspect, does not hit him. the chp officer did not hit
6:56 am
him that's the situation out here. they are investigating that and full opening not until 10:30 this morning. terry mcsweeney, abc7 news. m
6:57 am
82 minutes. as far as what is going to happen towards the afternoon, it is not going to be as warm as it was yesterday. it looks like we'll have temperatures running in 70s for the warmest areas inland. thank you for joining us for the abc7 morning news. our terry mcsweeney, live at the bay bridge will bring you more about the problems on the lower deck that is keeping traffic backed up. >> thanks for joining us. >> thanks for joining us. we'll see you later. captioned by closed captioning services, inc.
6:58 am
6:59 am

220 Views

info Stream Only

Uploaded by TV Archive on