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good morning to you on this tuesday, january 17. i'm reggie aqui. >> i'm natasha zouves. we do want to get straight over to traffic reporter alexis smith. we have a major problem with b.a.r.t. this morning, major delays system-wide, all due to a switching problem at embarcadero. so essentially no trains are able to get by. b.a.r.t. has not been able to give us an estimate on when this problem will be fixed but that is a major delay system-wide. i have been talking to our coworker who got on at rock ridge. he thought it was starting to sound optimistic but he was forced off at west oakland station along with many others so not even coming into afrs yet and boy 240ez platforms are full. i'm trying to get a picture for you. let's check in with mike nicco. >> hi, everybody. couple of concerns as you head out the door. the first of it being fog. it's not as thick as it was yesterday, but there are some
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temperatures in our inland east bay valleys and north bay there are getting near freezing so black ice could develop on elevated surfaced. that's the worst of it. the least of it, you're going to have to skriep some ice off your car. look from the exploratorium. no wood burning at all today. it is banned. temperatures through the low to mid 50s through afternoon hours. the ground breaking for the warriors new arena in san francisco is happening today. >> there are still questions, though, about where they're going to play until that arena opens. abc7 news reporter lonnie riviera live in mission bay this morning. >> reporter: good morning, reggie and natasha. the ground breaking is private and it will be here for the new chase center here in mission bay's san francisco today at noon. now, the 18,000-seat arena on't be finished until the 2019/2020 nba season, and that's the earliest. so, where will the team play next season? that's in question.
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later today, the oakland city council will hold a closed session to discuss extending the team's lease, but just yesterday, the joint powers authority said oakland isn't the only option. the team could be looking to play in san jose. the team didn't say where, but it could be the shark tank, so last night, the game was sold out and here's what a number of people had to say about the move. >> i think the warriors believe they have options to go other places. mainly probably san jose. again, we're not getting specifics. we are trying to negotiate and we want them to stay at oracle up until, you know, we want them to stay forever but obviously they have their heart set ongoing to san francisco so we're trying to keep them as long as we can. >> reporter: meantime, arena opponents plan to continue their fight. they say the mission bay is too congested and they're hopeful the state supreme court will take up their case. the tent behind me is where the ground breaking ceremony is taking place later today and we're hearing kevin durant will
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be there. live in san francisco, abc7 news news. as you mentioned, that ground breaking is private but you have a pass. you can watch it happen live right here. we're going to stream it all ffr you starting at 11:00 this morning on our free abc7 news app, download it if you haven't already. we'll have it on also. developing news now, the widow of the orlando nightclub gunman going to be in oakland federal court this morning following her arrest yesterday in rodeo. noor salman was married to omar mateen. he opened fire inside the pulse nightclub in orlando on june 12 of last year. killing 49 people. salman is charged with obstruction of justice and aiding and abetting her husband, who was killed by police. >> she's being charged with aiding and abetting and materially aiding the criminal act so she could be prosecuted, in essence, as a principal, as if she were the person who went to the nightclub. >> salman accompanied mateen on at least one trip to a gun shop
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when he bought ammunition. she could face a maximum sentence of liech in prison on the death penalty. "the washington post" reporting that more than 40 democratic lawmakers are going to skip friday's inauguration. >> four of those members of congress are from right here in the bay area. the reasons for mark desaulnier, barbara lee, zoe laugh grin and jared huffman not going ek cothose from a southern california congressman. >> people have not forgotten that he attacked a mexican-american judge, that he attacked a gold star family and now a civil rights icon. i cannot pretend that this is a normal transition of power. >> pleasanton congressman eric swalwell and kamala harris say they will be attended. crews are getting ready in d.c., laying down barriers for the parade, which is expected to last about 90 minutes, which is quite short compared to president obama's inauguration, which lasted four hours. on the west lawn of the u.s.
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capitol, there are inaugural platforms, viewing stands, and hours of steets and they have an interesting way of protectsing the lawn. >> the tiles we laid down actually allows light through so the grass can still continue to photo synthesize while it's covered. >> across town from the white house, movers took boxes into president obama and the first lady's new home. they'll live there until their youngest daughter finishes high school. it's less than two blocks away from where ivanka trump and her husband are expected to live. dan ashley will be in washington, d.c, thursday and friday with live reports. happening today, planned parenthood will hold a pink out day on the west steps of krachl's state capital. the rally is in response to the republicans' push to take away funding. organizers wants to protect sexual and reproductive health care access for nearly 1 million californians. community leaders, lawmakers, and celebrities like lena dun hamm and wilson cruz are expected to attend. the rally starts at 11:30 this
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morning. there's a new area code in the east bay's future. and the california public utilities commission is hold twog public meetings today to talk about it. the cpuc says all of the available numbers in the 510 area code are going to be gone by 2019. the commission plans to add a new area code overlay to the 510 service area by december. all new numbers will get that new area code. if you have questions, today's meeting will take place in oakland at the state building at 1:00 this afternoon and in berkeley at the central library at 5:30. yet another injury involving a takata airbag less than a week after the recall of more than 1 million cars. and a scuba diver makes a friend in monterey. more from this moment that he will never forget. live look at the bay bridge toll plaza this morning. dark and early with abc7 news now. you can see lots of cars waiting their turn there. their turn there. weather and ♪ strummed guitar you can't experience the canadian rockies through a screen. you have to be here, with us. there's only one way to travel through this natural wonder
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and yes, standing room only on that train. they were really just jammed in there. and here's the good news. in the last couple moments, b.a.r.t. has said that switching problem has been resolved. those trains are starting to move but if we have a major delay system wide like this, it's going to be a long time before those residual delays clear up so just plan on that this morning. let's check in with meteorologist mike nicco. if you want to drive, we have good conditions today. dry today but not so much tomorrow. let's talk about how warmly you need to dress this morning. we've got 37 in union city, castro valley, oakland and orinda, 39, san leonardo 38, everybody else until the loi to mid 40s. look at 35. los gatos 35. san francisco, 44 but novato and pacifica at about 41 degrees. haze and fog that's hanging around the north bay and inland east bay, most likely to have poor air quality on this fifth
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winter spare the air day. 51 to 55 degrees today. 52 to 55 tomorrow and 55 to 57 as we head through thursday. we're going to have our best chance of rain tomorrow. a chance thursday morning, another great chance friday, saturday's not a washout but sunday, most likely is. we'll take a greater look at these forecasts for rain coming up next. well, a driver in japan was injured by his takata airbag and it just illustrates how difficult it is for honda and other car makers to recall millions of cars equipped with those air bags. the airbag ruptured and sprayed shrapnel on the driver and it sounds really similar to incidents occurring here in the u.s. as well. in this case, the driver was notified of the airbag recall. honda twice mald noticed to the car owner but noit did reach him because hi had chaenged addresses. only half of the recalled airbags in the u.s. have been
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a benefit concert is going to happen tonight in oakland to help two badly hurt members of the popular bay area band tower of power. david garibaldi is recovering. though bassist mark is still listed in critical condition. they were hit by an amtrak train last thursday as they tried to cross the tracks to get to yoshi's nightclub. fellow band members say the outpouring of love and support has been amazing and they're urging fans to contribute to a go fund me account set up for the two men. tonight's benefit starts at 8:00 p.m. at yoshi's jack london square. the coast guard has canceled a search for a father and son swept into the ocean by a wave along an oregon beach this week. 31-year-old jason dean thomas and he has 3-year-old son were
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walking along the beach about 75 miles north of the california state line. a wave pulled both out to sea. the boy's mom saw it all happened and then called authorities. authorities say the waves were especially rough. a girl's grandfather now being credited with stopping a woman from kidnapping his granddaughter at a northern california park. police say a woman tried to snatch 3-year-old child. the grandfather jumped into action. he pulled the young girl out of the would be kidnapper's arms. that person, lindsay frasher, is now charged with attempted kidnap be. >> ms. frasher approached wasn't of the children, called her by a different name and tried to take her. >> other people at the park held the woman until officers got there. they say she has no connection to the child. >> thank goodness for grandpa in that case. breaking news, america's largest retailer has announced plans to boost jobs. >> jessica at the live desk with this new story.
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>> walmart, which employs more people than any other company here in the u.s., says it will add 10,000 american jobs this year. it's a very different tune from last year, when they announced they'd close hundreds of stores. so, where will all of these jobs come from? walmart plans to take 60 stores, they'll remodel, expand, relocate them, and the company will also add jobs to their online divisions to meet demand there. and also some construction jobs going to go with those remodeling. a scuba diver says a recent trip to monterey totally exceeded his expectations and this is why. >> i'm pretty jealous of him. he encountered an extremely friendly harbor seal. the two spent about half an hour playing around and chasing each other. when he finally had to leave, he says the playful seal kept himming him back. that's a beautiful shot, by the way. >> it is. >> i want to go to there. >> it's giving part of your world realness to me this
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morning. >> i want to be where the seals are. all right. gorgeous, right? >> any word they saw a mermaid? >> that has not come out of the story but i'm sure king troton has something to say about this. >> mike, gosh, we have one more dry day and then a solid stretch of rain. >> in all seriousness, we do and i know it's upsetting because people have to commute and there is a potential for damage. but you know, we still need more snow in the sierra is we're going to get that. the storm track is going to push a nasty ice storm up into parts of oregon while that rain stays north today, clouds on the increase. pretty cloudy in san jose. the fog eluding most of you right now. partly sunny today, may need the sunglasses from time to time. definitely not as bright as yesterday and it's a spare the air, no wood burning. cleaner and wetter air wednesday through monday and sunday's rain
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is trending the heaviest. today, we're looking at a 2 partner tomorrow, moderate storm on the storm impact scale. morning showers, and then downpours during the afternoon and evening, strong, damaging winds are possible also. here's a wlook at 4:00 tomorrow morning. drizzle and pockets of light rain. scattered showers by noon with some heavier yellow, you can see moderate rain up in the north bay and that's where they stay until 4:00 and then from 4:00 you can see right through the heart of the commute at 7:00, all the way up until 10:00, possibly even midnight inland east bay and the south bay and then it tapers. my biggest concerns with this, power outages, hydroplaening, stream and creek flooding, going to see a little more than normal for a storm 2 because the groupd is saturated. friday's looking healthy, so is sunday. in between, the rain will be scattered. we still have a commuter alert for b.a.r.t. riders this morning. even though the problem has been resolved, so it started with that sp sp at embarcadero station. they got that fixed about 15
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minutes ago but boy, they are in recovery mode now. and that is a major delay system wide so i did just talk to jim, he got on at rock ridge, forcesed off at west oakland station and then got on another train, made it into san francisco. about 32 minutes late so i would say, boy, if you are taking b.a.r.t. this morning, for the rests of the normal morning commute, i would guess we are going to be at about 20 to 30 minute delay. in the meantime, new sig alert. very strong delays through san lorenzo. all lanes are back open an westbound 237 but you're still down to about 17 miles an hour. "good morning america" coming up at 7:00 right here on abc7. amy is live from new york city with a look at what's ahead. good morning, amy. >> hey, good morning. coming up next here an gma, our brand-new poll showing donald
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trump with an all-time low popularity rating of any incoming president and the overseas backlash after trump referred to nato as obsolete. new detailed on the inauguration. we are just three days away from that and then we'll have the very latest on a deadly shooting in a mexican nightclub, an american woman among the five victims. four other americans injured in that attack and we'll have what one of them had to say about the chaotic scene coming up. plus take a look at this video now going viral of a monster alligator roaming a nature preserve in florida. that is not slow motion. he's just taking his time. we will speak with a wildlife expert this morning about how common these really are. and then "dancing with the stars" tour group and matthew mcconaughey all here on a very busy tuesday morning. >> looking forward to that. we have all felt the freezing temperatures lately, right, even a very curious bear. >> here he is. the animal wasn't the only one that stopped by this manmade watering hole in northern california. more of this great video is next.
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welcome back. this is a water basin in northern california. it's in a guy's backyard and it's turning into a popular watering hole for the animals there, attracting quite a crowd, mountain lions, bears, other wildlife coming out for a drink. i want to take this full. that homeowner decided it woud be a good idea to set up a camera to catch all the action and look at this black bear, one of the most frequent visitors there, not bothered by the ice on top. he breaks that layer of ice, dips his muzzle in to taste that water. the home is located in french gulch, not far from the shasta trinity national forth. >> it would be better if it were a hot tub and they were just lu luks rating but i'll take the water basin. time ask finney. >> my question is, what credit card offers the best airline miles? >> hey, that's a great question, and one that's close to my heart. the deals are changing all the time, but one of the best right
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good morning. it is 6:30 on the dot on a tuesday, january 17, i'm natasha zouves. >> i'm reggie aqui. i know it's 6:30 because it's when our cold medicine kicks in, both of us right here. and dealing with a cold over here. so if you are, we know your pain. we're along with meteorologist mike nicco, still healthy and also alexis smith, still healthy. stay on that side of the table right now. and alexis, you do have a commuter alert. >> major b.a.r.t. issues this morning. so this really started with that switching problem at embarcadero station. that's been fixed for almost a half an hour now but boy, some major residual delays remain so trains are moving system-wide but whenever they say major delay, that's usually about a 30-minute delay on average and boy, really takes a while to shake out when we have a system-wide problem like this. so for at least the next hour, hour and a half, you can expect
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significant delays. also a sig alert. that crash with injuries is still blocking the two left lanes. let's check in with mike nicco. you've got some better news for today but things are going to be changing. >> definitely going to be changing. the commute is going to get harder as we head towards tomorrow. here's a look at live doppler 7. showing you one of the many issues you may have to deal with during the morning commute and that's fog, freezing fog, and some frost. quarter mile visibility at the charles m. shulz airport in santa rosa. here's a look at san rafael. it's a little hazy there as we look south an 101. you have a to a chilly start, 32 to 43, temperatures in low to mid 50s with increasing clouds on this winter spare the air. wood burning banned up until midnight. three hours from now, the widow of the orlando nightclub shooter will make her first appearance in oakland federal court. >> noor salman faces federal charges after being arrested in the bay area yesterday. abc7 news reporter amy
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hollyfield is live at the santa rita jail in dublin. >> reporter: good morning. she is here in the dublin jail but will be taken to oakland today to make that first court appearance. she is being held because authorities believe she helped her husband with that attack in june in that orlando gay nightclub where 49 people were killed. there are two accounts of noor salman. the fbi believes she knew of her husband's plans to carry out the violent attack. she has said she was abused by her husband and she did not know what he planned to do. authorities arrested her yesterday morning and her parents home in rodeo in the east bay. once those charges are unsealed we will know more about how serious the accusations are against her. >> if it's aiding and abetting after the fact as an accessory, the maximum sentence she could receive is up to 15 years. >> reporter: her attorney issued this statement.
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noor salman had no foreknowledge, nor could she predict what omar mateen intended to do that tragic night. noor has told her story of abuse at his hands. we believe it is misguided and wrong to prosecute her and that it dishonors the memories of the victims to punish an innocent person. one neighbor in rodeo told us they feel bad for the little boy. reporting live in dublin, amy hollyfield, abc7 news. thank you. new details about the deadly new years nightclub attack innist tan bull. the suspect has reportedly confessed. this photo was taken of abdulgadir masharipov following yesterday's arrest and he is suspected of gunning down 39 people on behalf of isis. authorities confirmed his identity using fingerprints. he was hiding out in a luxury residential complex just outside the city. authorities need your help finding a car burglary suspect who led sheriffs deputies on quite the pursuit last yeek. this is eddie nute, wanted on a
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$1 million arrest warrant related to 50 counts of auto burglary. and look at this. that's his car and that's contra costa sheriffs deputies spotting him and chaising him. that pursuit continued westbound and then ended this in dh collision. authorities say nute part of a violent car gang. new this morning, a large oak tree came crashing down on to a busy street in alamo overnight. half the tree fell into the street and the other half fell into a home on livorna road. that lone county worker showed up and started chopping up the tree, cleared the lanes for traffic around 3:20 this morning. the cal student suspected of stabbing a berkeley woman do death is going to be arraigned today. pablo gomez, accused of killing emilie inman inside her ashley avenue home on january 26.
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inman's family says the two didn't know each other. gomez is also accused of stabbing another woman at a student co-op living space on ridge road. she survived. after the attacks, gomez traveled to southern california where he checked himself into a hospital and surrendered to police. happening today, protesters will once again take to the streets of oakland over what they see as misconduct by police. they will be rallying against proposed policies by president-elect donald trump. the group showing up for racial justice bay area is gathering in front of oakland city hall at 9:00 this morning. another group yesterday organized a similar protest in honor of dr. martin luther king jr.'s call for equality. meanwhile, the number of democratic members of congress who say they will not be attending friday's inauguration has grown to 40. one of those is oakland representative barbara lee. she spent monday celebrating martin luther king jr.'s birthday and she says she sees no reason to do the same thing on friday. >> when you look at the campaign of divisiveness and bigotry and when you look at the fact that nothing has changed since the
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campaign, you know, i don't think that's something that i need to do in terms of celebrating. >> concord democrat mark desaulnier and jared huffman will also not be going. pleasanton's eric swalwell and senator elect kamala harris say they will be attending. abc7 news an codan ashley will be in washington, d.c, on thursday and friday, bringing us live reports on president-elect trump's inauguration. a project to create a third eastbound lane on richmond-san rafael bridge could be finished by fall. initial work is underway. a retaining wall and bike lane is going to be moved to accommodate that expansion and once it's finished, the added lane will only be open during the morning and evening commutes. november is the target month to get it done. happening today, two bay area communities will take up the issue of legalized recreational marijuana and how to regulate the sale and delivery of it. the contra costa county board of supervisors will decide on an interim ordinance to prohibit the cultivation, delivery, or
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sale of marijuana for one year. and the campbell city council will vote on putting a measure on the april 25 special election that would tax marijuana businesses. california voters approved a proposition legalizing recreational pot last year but the law gives local governments the power to regulate the sales. nasa setting out on a mission to explore an as troed the size of massachusetts made entirely of iron, nickel, and presumably a whole buchlg of other precious metals. the asteroid is named 16 psycho, named after the ancient greek g goddess of the soul. the iron alone would be worth 10,000 quadrillion dollars. kaching. good luck with that. that's quite a return, huh? 35 in haubl, cupertino and
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soorgt, 34, some of the cooler spots in the south bay, 37 in danville and also in newark, san pablo, 41, san carlos, 39, novato 33, one of the few areas that's left that could have freezing fog. the temperatures have stopped cooling. here's a look at 280, possibly a gorgeous sunrise developing. i'll capture it and put it on social media. out and about, it's going to be dry today so no worries there. caution on the waters, going to be foggy to hazy from the morning to the afternoon hours and fog for the morning commute so a little caution there. check out the beautiful rainbow of colors from our mount tamalpais camera. temperatures going to hang out in the mid to upper 50s today and thursday but with the rain tomorrow, low to mid 50s. here's what i think is going to happen moving forward. three storms, all of them are a 2, but the accumulating effects of those could create skom power outages, some hydroplaning and some stream and creek flooding.
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we still have our commuter alert here for b.a.r.t. riders this morning. so it started with that switching problem at embarcadero station. that problem got fixed just a little bit after 6:00 but boy, we still have a major delay system-wide so i'd say we're looking at another hour or so before we get back to normal. in the meantime, i do have good news for southbound 880 drivers. we had that crash in hayward area. several vehicles involved, at least one had injuries. that was blocking the two left lanes. it did clear just a few minutes ago so all laenz are back open. that's blocked just on the shoulder at this point. 7 miles per hour, 10 miles per hour, that is about 6 miles of really heavy traffic if you are heading towards state route 92 and the san mateo bridge and a live look at the bay bridge toll plaza. only lanes moving along sipt, the car pool lanes so those metering lights have been on since 5:32 this morning. we are tracking new developments this morning in that deadly shooting at a ft. lauderdale airport. >> things are moving fast for the subject. >> the shooter had his first
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appearance in federal court in florida this morning. he's the man police say you see in the surveillance video from the airport's baggage claim area a week and a half ago. five people were shot and killed. six others were injured. ruiz is being held without bond. the judge the ft. lauderdale has set another hearing, a detention hearing, and it's going to happen at 10 our time today. so we'll be checking the story and get you any updates on our abc7 news app and on later newscasts. broken escalators are a frustration that many b.a.r.t. riders share but b.a.r.t. now says the way we use them is a reason why they're breaking down. down.
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the gunman who killed five people at a mexican nightclub is still on the loose this morning. we're learning an american was among the victims gunned down during an electronic music festival in playa del carmen early yesterday morning. abc7's jessica castro brought this to you from our live desk. this is cell phone video capturing the moment it happened. happened. >> he's got a gun! >> during this chaos of people running away from the club, an
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18-year-old girl from denver was crushed to death trying to escape the gunfire. 15 people got hurt. and authorities think that gunman got away in a taxi. opening statements begin tomorrow in the sierra lamar trial. prosecutors face the difficult task of seek ago conviction without the victim's body ever been found. antolin garcia-torres has pleaded not guilty to killing the 15-year-old morgan hill teenager. prosecutors say they do have dna evidence that links him to the hurt. defense attorneys say she ran away on her own. lamar vanished while walking to a bus stop in 2012. rohnert residents will hear about crime in their neighborhood. officials are going to discuss crime data specific to certain neighborhoods but also talk about crime trends and recap crime stats. that meeting is at rohnert park city hall at 6:00 p.m. happening today, the ground breaking for the warriors new arena in san francisco.
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>> there are some real questions about where the team is going to play until this opens. lonni rivera live for us in mission bay at the arena site. >> reporter: just behind us here, near the cranes, is where that close breaking will take place for the chase center here in san francisco's mission bay at noon today. now, the new arena will sit on 11 acres that includes restaurants, cafes, and will play host to concerts and special events, but it will take about 2 1/2 years to complete construction. it's not set to be finished until 2019. so the team has to find a place to play next season. the oakland city council will hold a closed session to discuss extending the lease today. an interesting twist, yesterday, the joint powers authority said if oakland doesn't work out, san jose could be an option. they didn't say where but it could the shark tank. the warriors had a soldout crowd last night and here here's what a number of fans had to say
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about the move. >> i think the warriors believe they have other options to go other places, mainly, probably, san jose. >> pride that they bring the community that you can't measure in dlrs and cents. >> reporter: arena opponents plan to continue their fight. they say the mission bay area is already too congested. and they're hoping to take their case to the stay supreme court. so the dpround breaking at noon today, and we're hearing kevin durant will attend. live in san francisco, lonni rivera, abc7 news. but you don't show up to see kevin durant. they say this is not open to the public. but the ceremony is going to be streami streaming live. you can watch it right here starting at 11:00 this morning on our abc7 news app and on and the ceremony is actually set to start at noon. after the cavs epic loss to the warriors, they also lost to the internet. so, you probably saw draymond green's reaction to lebron james's flop right there. perhaps suggesting the all-star
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overdramatized the fall, perhaps, to pull a flagrant foul. as you can imagine, social media clapped back, having a lot of fun with the aftermath. take a look at the mash-up of disney's "the lion king" the meme reflecting the scene after mufasa gets trampled to death. little simba trying to wake him up. >> dad? >> twitter will come for you. >> it will. here's a story just coming into our live desk. we think is pretty interesting, especially for all the sympathetic raider fans out there. so this is from san diego. moving companies in san diego right now refusing to move the chargers to los angeles. already 24 professional moving companies have pledged not to help move the team. in fact, they're kaulg it their act of loyalty to their city. movers for the companies say that if they're asked to move some of those players, they'll refuse and this comes after the
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team announced the move just last week. since then, outraged fans have been trashing, burning jerseys on the streets so this is just the latest show of outrage from san diego. back to you. definitely feeling some deep feelings there. established etiquette for b.a.r.t. riders, now the reason b.a.r.t. is giving for why the escalators could be breaking down. and what we're talking about is the rule that all of us pretty much learned, right? just from being citizens of society. to stand on the right and allow people to pass you on the left when you're riding any escalator, b.a.r.t. or otherwise. well, now, a b.a.r.t. board member says the practice causes uneven wear on the escalator gears, which leads to repairs and closures. the revelation comes as the agency plans to repafr or replace 23 escalators system-wide. if you bought milk any time since 2003, you may have some money coming. the national milk producers
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federation will pay $52 million to settle a lawsuit. "7 on your side's" male first alerted us to this suit last night. it claims milk producers conspired to limit the production of raw farm milk by prematurely slaughtering cows in order to ill lislely raise the prices. milk producers deny any wrong doing or liability. you can sign up to get between $5 and $20, depending on how much milk or milk products you've bought. are you scrolling through facebook or instagram right now? i know you are, it's okay. there is a new study that finds that some people are making it really easy for hackers. these are the most common passwords for 2016. guys, 123456 at the top of the list? number three is qwerty, of course, the six letters on the left side of the keyboard. third plays, the numbers 1 through 8. finally, fifth place, 111111.
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cyber security company keeper says it came up with this list after poring lu 10 million leaked passwords in 2016. >> you can't say you haven't been warned. >> you've got to do better. a southern california man says his idea to make dating great again is working. >> his name is david goss. he says it's a place where like hinded voters can connect and find true lasting love. goss started this site last summer as a $5 monthly subscription. he thought it might la the election and fade out but he says given the election results, business is booming. more than 20,000 people have signed up. >> people told us they went on dates at gun ranges and restaurants is various places and we've just had a lot of positive feedback since we got big. >> trump singles now charges $19.95 a month. goss hasn't yet heard from the trump campaign but he hopes that he will. he believes mr. trump will like the idea, given the fact that
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uses the logo, i'm sure he will hear from the trump company. take a look at the satellite images the national weather service released yesterday. the snow pack was just a sliver in 2015, compared to this year, the darker the blue and purple, the deeper the snow. meteorologists say the drought is basically over in northern california but 60% of the state still remains in drought conditions. >> i know someone who knows a lot about this. mike nicco, it's all about that snow pack, right? >> we need more. we're about 26% short of what we need for the entire snow year but we have until april 1 for that. hire here's a look at the high clouds that will make for a cooler day on this fifth winter spare the air. ready for three storms in we've got them. tomorrow through monday and sand's not going to be as wet as sunday if you need to be out. storm impact scale, 2, moderate for our next storm with morning showers, afternoon to evening, downpours and gusty winds. you can see a little bit of rain there that could dampen some of
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our roads for the morning commute but it starts to move in at noon. yellows and oranges during the afternoon hours, moderate to heavy downpours and then from 4:00 to 7:00, moves into the bay and from about 7:00 to midnight, it hangs around and then it starts to taper as we head towards thursday morning. rainfall amounts when we wake up in the morning, outside of the south bay, we may have some slick streets duh nothing like the 1 to 3 inches that are possible by the time we get to thursday morning. our best chance for damage, 1:00 wednesday afternoon, 12 hour wint windows to 1:00 a.m. thursday with those southerly winds so as far as my concerns, power outages, hydroplanesing, stream and creek flooding moderate. we have another number 2 friday and sunday's is still looking like the strongest of the number 2s. we'll take a greater look at that winter spare the air alert coming up next. first a commuter alert with alexis. pretty significant b.a.r.t. delays but i just got an update from b.a.r.t. ten-minute delay system-wide
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which is much, much better than a major delay system-wide which would this all started with that switching problem at embarcadero station. and they gave us the word about 6:00 that they got that problem resolved. quick check outside. no issues here and some pretty no issues here and some pretty decent driving condit no issues here and some pretty decent driving condit we dance on the salsa team together, and it's like a lot of power in what we wear. when we're practicing if i don't feel good in what i'm wearing i don't look good. t.j.maxx has that variety. i can get a lot for my money. it's like "yay t.j.maxx!" if you're feeling it, just go for it, don't wait. maxx life at t.j.maxx. increase speed, full throttle! (over intercom) ann, are you coming in? negative! stay on target. what are you guys doing? artoo, thrusters! they're closing in! i'll guard the base.
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for every family that lives star wars, this is the place where star wars lives. where a galaxy far, far away... closer than ever before. move along. come join us...during season of the force. now at the disneyland resort. and right now you can save on premium rooms at a disneyland resort hotel. here with the seven things you need to know. number one, noor salman, the
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wife of orlando nightclub gunman omar mateen is scheduled to appear in federal court in koekd oakland this morning. she faces federal charges of aiding and abetting and obstruction of justice at the attack at the pulse nightclub in june. >> number two, today is our last dry day. i have rain in the forecast wednesday through monday, and it's going to clean our air out. we have a winter spare the air today. the poorest air quality possible in the inland east bay. and number three, we have word of a major b.a.r.t. issue about 5:30 this morning, a switching problem at embarcadero. that turned into a major delay system-wide, however, they got that fixed by about 6:00 and we just downgraded it to a ten-minute delay system-wide. significantly improving. number four from the live desk, the search has ended for mh370, the most expensive search in aviation history at $160 million. families of victims of the missing malaysian airlines flight say they won't give up and now vow to continue looking for their loved ones. number five, a new abc news
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washington post poll shows mr. donald trump is the least popular incoming president in modern history. he responded on twitter this morning, calling the poll rigged. number six, today is the last day to download your old vine clips. vine's mobile app becomes a peared down version called vine camera tomorrow. twitter will archive your old videos but we don't know for how long. number seven, happy birthday to betty white. america's favorite golden girl turns 95 today. friends say the icon is celebrating by the having some girlfriends over for a game of poker and indulging in one vodka tonic. first lady mish obama's birthday today and also my dad. >> pretty good company. if you threw a party and invited all the friends you knew, you would see the biggest gift would be from me and the note attached would say, thank you for being a friend. #golden girls. none of you watch that show?
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alexis. alexis. >> i knew it. the fastest waya to ruin pancakes.. that's why denny's uses fresh, never frozen blackberries that are fresh. and never frozen. did we mention they were fresh?
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