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hi, good morning. it's tuesday, october 16th. >> you're never more than seven minutes away from your accuweather forecast. mike nicco has our cooldown. >> yep, a little cooler today, that's for sure, especially when you start out with dry and clear conditions that we're seeing on live doppler 7. temperatures range from about 39 this morning to about 55 with most of our neighborhoods in the 40s by 7:00. so that lower start, cooler start means it's going to take the sun so much more time and energy to warm us to about 70 to
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74 around the bay and inland by noon. 63 at the coast. staying at 63 at the coast, that's where you see the sea breeze's greatest effect. back in the 50s and 60s by 7:00. let's get a look at the morning here's alexis. >> i want to take you back to westbound 80 where we did have a crash involving a motorcycle. the only vehicle involved, that was a solely vehicle collision. it was in the left lane for only about 5, 10 minutes here. westbound 80 right around pinole valley road. that was pushed off to the shoulder. they cancelled the sig alert and now they're saying fire crews are blocking the right lane once again. so we've got about a three-mile backup but hopefully that will start to improve since the actual crash has cleared. also, bay bridge toll plaza has been busy today. metering lights on at 5:20. i believe we have two crashes within the maze approaching the toll booths. working to confirm if those are still there an blocking as well. if you take the fer to o, y.
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in fact it's so popular, golden gate ferry operators may add another revessel to the fleet. >> amy holly food field is livee larkspur ferry terminal. >> reporter: good morning. ferry riders say the ride home can be very crowded so they can see why officials are talking about maybe adding a new ferry. according to the marin independent journal, official its as are looking at a new ferry that would hold 500 people. what they are really worried about is the new smart train. people are worried those people will get off the train and head to the ferry. a new ferry could cost up to $30 million. passengers do have questions about whether we can afford a new ferry. >> if the system can pay for itself, i'm all for it. if the fees we generate from all the sources pay for it, great.
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if not, i think we need to save a little more. >> reporter: transportation officials have applied for an $18 million grant which requires a $12 local match. a decision on whether we get that grant is expected early next year. if you have questions like his or comments, there will be a public comment session. they also will have to do an environmental impact report. that will take a year and a half. so this is still a ways out. but the plan is starting to come together. the conversation has definitely started. live in larkspur, amy hollyfield, abc 7 news. this is related because there's a new report out that tells us pretty much what we already know. traffic in san francisco is getting worse. county transportation authority, the average traffic speed in 2010 was 24 miles per hour. in 2016 that went down to just 20 miles per hour. the report blames half of that slowdown on the number of uber
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and lyft cars on the road. the other half is blamed on population and job increases. uber and lyft certainly had something to say about this. lyft telling "the examiner" the study is flawed and an incomplete picture of the transit challenges san francisco faces. uber says that the study fails to consider critical factors, like the spike in tourism or the growth of freight deliveries. on the peninsula, a man is facing charges for following and then trying to sexually assault a woman at a b.a.r.t. station. it happened sunday at the san bruno b.a.r.t. station. 20-year-old kevin ramos is accused of following the victim out of the b.a.r.t. station and into a dark corner of a nearby sears parking lot. that's when a dispute was reported and police showed up and arrested ramos. he's also facing drug charges. happening today in the east bay, a huned ofmele pelethe cit amount of space homeless people can occupy on sidewalks. they are limited to a three be
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three foot space and no taller than five feet high. they can't leave their belongings unattended more than an hour, they can't block walkways, fire hydrants or transit stops. the co-founder of microsoft, paul allen, has died just weeks after announcing his cancer had returned. he made his fortune establishing the personal computer, but spent the rest of his life devoted to philanthropic work. allen left the company in 1982 for hi first battle with cancer but retained microsoft shares which ultimately made him a billionaire. from there his work turned philanthropic. he invested $35 to $40 in mountain view's seti institute. the money funded the allen telescope array, a group of radio telescopes that search for extraterrestrial intelligence. . hponsewas, asked allenhy interested in the possibility of new, exciting discoveries made possible by developments in
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technology. >> allen also owned the seattle seahawks and the portland trail blazers. paul allen was 65 years old. a member of a suspected white supremacist group with bay area ties will remain in jail until his trial. cole white is one offrom califo starting riots. they were arrested in connection to the deadly white nationalist rally in charlottesville, virginia, ralast year. a judge says white is a flight risk and danger to the community. he'll remain in jail until his trial. you can see crews starting work on a water main construction project in san francisco's marina district. it will continue through mid-november. the work is part of the lombard street vision zero project and includes a number of safety improvements to the corridor to reduce pedestrian deaths. new at 6:00, an alert for anyone who owns a honda. the expensive piece of your car that's become the target of thieves. plus, more information about sears bankruptcy.
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the local stores closing and the sales that could be a boon for bargain shoppers. i wanted to show you the rain here. the new year began october 1st and only santa rosa has a surplus. normally you'd think i'll tell you some rain is minutes can mean the difference between life and death. proposition 11 saves lives by ensuring medical care is not delayed in an emergency. proposition 11 establishes into law
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here's a look at our coldest temperatures. they're up in the north bay. guerneville 37, ukiah, petaluma, 39. 41 at american canyon, 43 in napa. and we've got 45 in novato. all right, take a look at the temperatures around newark and redwood city, 48. mid-40s around san ramon and lafayette and 51 in san jose. here's a look at our calm conditions from the east bay hills. remember they were gusting to 47 miles per hour this time yesterday. we've got good at our beaches today. there's a cloud or two but still pretty nice. around the bay, calmer water. cool this morning, a little warm this afternoon. peninsula 50 this morning, 70 at noon and mid-70s during the afternoon hours. then we go over to the east bay where we'll have pretty much the same thing. 53 this morning. low to mid-70s this chb afterno
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we do have a few problems in the east bay, still trying to clear a motorcycle crash. it's off on the shoulder westbound 80 before appian way. the right lane is blocked by emergency crews so you are stop-and-go for about three miles. we have not got an update in about an hour westbound 24 in the caldecott tunnel. there is a delivery truck blocking a line. and the bay bridge toll plaza heavy as well. we have two separate crashes. one of those i'm hearing that the truck is actually stuck on top of a car and they're not able to move this. so still looking for emergency flashing lights. haven't seen them yet but some delays approaching the tol plaza as well. the next traffic update at 6:20. if you have a new honda car, listen up. thieves are reportedly targeting newer model hondas to steal the airbags and sell them online or to repair shops. authorities are unsure why thieves are choosing honda but
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airbag recalls in recent years may have increased demands for replacements. several maker markets including miami, new york city and the washington, d.c., area have noticed a spike in thefts. electric scooters made a comeback on san francisco streets yesterday. you now may notice more rental bicycles. plus, the jewels going up for auction next month that have a very special connection to history. and as we head to break, managing my type 2 diabetes wasn't my top priority. untii held her. i found my tresiba® reason. now i'm doing more to lower my a1c. once daily tresiba® controls blood sugar for 24 hours for powerful a1c reduction. tresiba® is a long-acting insulin used to control high blood sugar in adults with diabetes. don't use tresiba® to treat diabetic ketoacidosis, during episodes of w blood sugar, or if you are allergic to any of its ingredients. don't share needles or insulin pens. don't reuse needles. the most common side effect is low blood sugar, which may cause dizziness, sweating, confusion, and headache. check your blood sugar.
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this morning we are learning more about which bay area sears stores will be closing after the retailer filed for bankruptcy. the latest list of closures includes 79 sears stores and 63 k-mart outlets nationwide. sears stores in pleasanton and santa rosa are also shutting down. the company says it is currently honoring warranties. liquidation sales at those locations expected soon, in time for the holiday shopping season. >> it's kind of sad to see this place go. it's been here since like before i was born. >> how does sears seem walking through a sears store? >> a lot of things are on sale, like 40% off. it's starting to become a little empty too. >> sears says their auto centers will remain open and sears home services is operating as usual. experts say now is the time to shop for discounts and to use
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any gift cards. ikea basically having the opposite problem in the east bay. dublin city council will vote tonight on the proposal to build a new ikea store. we have seen plenty of pushback on this idea. the city's planning commission voted 3-1 last month to not recommend building the new store. the location is near interstate 580 and hacienda drive. some people say they welcome the new ikea. opponents worry it could cause traffic congestion. if it feels like you've seen more jump bikes around san francisco, it's because you have. jump has doubled its fleet to 500 electric stationless bikes, thanks to high praise from the sfmta. jump is halfway through its 18-month pilot program and the transportation agency released its midpoint review, and it reviewed that the demand is really high and that they are following the rules. jump has already rolled out its expanded fleet. here's your chance to own a piece of history.
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jewelry that belonged to marie antoinette. it was smuggled out of france months before she was executed. it was kept by family members for 200 years. the pieces on display in new york now. they'll make stops in london, singapore and taipei before going up for auction in switzerland november 14th. as you might guess, this isn't cheap. the pieces are worth between $20,000 and $2 million. >> oh, just $20,000? no big deal. you guys can chip in and buy it for christmas for me. >> when i go on the website and it says choose high to low or low to high, i'm choosing low to high. low price to high price. >> i can let you eat cake. >> well, hey, that's good. >> for the rest of it, i can't afford. >> yeah. i'll try that too. can i go in on that cake with you? >> sure. >> we'll try to make jessica happy somehow.taook at what's going on. you're never more than seven minutes way from my accuweather
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forecast. at sfo it's enclosuclear and ab degrees right now. we've got sunshine and a few clouds at the coast. a nice blue sky under this air mass. fire danger gone. cool nights with a few more clouds especially along the coast and spilling into san francisco and the golden gate. the warm highs will ease a little bit as we head into the weekend. until then, get used to pretty high temperatures. high pressure has moved a little to the east and that's opening the door for the marine influence to set up this afternoon along the coast. for the rest of us just about as warm as yesterday, which means mid to upper 70s for milpitas, sunnyvale, cupertino, santa clara, low to mid-80s for the rest of the south bay. on the peninsula, 76 in menlo park. mid to upper 60s at the coast to low 70s i sc asaalo. in the north bay as we dealt wi yesterday. along the east bay show maybe just a touch cooler where we'll
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be in the mid to upper 70s. then we'll have 79 to 82 in our inland neighborhoods. tonight another cool oneut there, notice the cloud cover. that's why the coast will be cool again tomorrow and the rest of us will be in the 70s and 80s. expect that pattern to go through saturday and then we're back to average, a little cooler sunday and monday. good morning, alexis. i want to take you back to the bay bridge toll plaza. this has been a really busy spot today. metering lights were on early at 5:20 and we've had three crashes now. unfortunately, we have not spotted any of those on camera, but the latest is involving a motorcycle and i believe they're already off on the shoulder. so yeah, you definitely could have some delays as you approach the maze this morning. finally good news on westbound 24. we had a disabled delivery truck inside caldecott tunnel blocking one lane of the right bore. finally got the all clear. some of that red flipping over to the yellow. westbound 80, highway 4 to the maze, we had a sig alert for
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some time just before pinole valley road. 27 minutes for you. 13 minutes across the bay bridge and southbound 101 san francisco to sfo, you're still in the green at 9 minutes. "good morning america" coming up at 7:00 right here on abc 7. >> rebecca jarvis is live from new york city with a look at what's ahead. hi there, good morning, rebecca. >> hey, jessica and reggie, good morning to both of you. it's great to be with you this morning. coming up on "gma" we have the new developments in the disappearance of that missing "washington post" columnist. seven-day forecast mike pompeo arriving in saudi arabia this morning to meet with the king. president trump suggesting rogue killers may be to blame, but now reports the columnist could have been killed in an interrogation gone wrong. we will have the very latest. also ahead, the pastor who was finally freed after being held captive in turkey is here live for his first interview. how he survived, what it was like inside the oval office meeting with the president. and the royal baby news.
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dutchess meghan debuting her baby bump. is that a baby bump? well, she and prince harry were playing with koalas. the adorable gift she got from a young fan. we are live in australia with all the details. plus, it is a big morning on gma. sara gilbert and john goodman, the stars of the roseanne spin-off are here live ahead of tonight's big premiere. it is all coming up and it's only coming up on gma, guys. back to you. >> that's a full show, we look forward to it. thank you so much, rebecca. >> always busy. >> it is always busy on gma. the power coming back on for people in the north bay, but not happening very fast. >> more electric buses are coming to the bay area. where you can ride one that is emission-free. and before we head to commercial break, let's take a live look outside. it's beautiful on the it's beautiful on the embarcader
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you're never more than seven minutes away from my accuweather forecast. the big story this morning, temperatures up to 22 degrees cooler, like in napa where it's 41 now. it had dipped down to 39 like we're seeing in santa rosa. you may have to use the heater. temperatures in the 40s and 50s for the commute. >> thanks, mike. new at 6:00 a.m., would you pay for a subscription plan to ride lyft? the san francisco-based company is giving it a try. its all-access plan will run you $299 a month. you get 30 trips worth up to $15 each. if your lyft ride goes over $15, you pay the difference. the new service targets heavy users, including riders that use lyft for commuting or in place of a car, and that would be me. happening today in the north bay, marin transit is welcoming its first all-electric buses. >> and here's a first look at those buses. they debuted electric buses along the peninsula yesterday. as for the marin fleet, there will be two buses that seat 32 people.
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they have a charge that lasts 145 miles, but of course hills and heat will lower that range. the buses will plan to run about 80 miles per day. sales tax for online retailers is being put on hold for california. we'll have to wait until next year at least to see how it all shakes out. in june the supreme court closed the major internet tax loophole. the court ruled that all companies besides the smallest online sellers must collect sales tax for each state, but california lawmakers are pushing the decision on to the next governor and next administration. e-tailers had been able to dodge the tax requirements by maintaining no physical presence in the state. that means no office, employee or even a post office box. next at 6:30, get the power back on in the north bay. when every resident can expect their lights to be turned on. and an overnight apartment fire in the east bay. why neighbors say they knew it was coming. plus a man scales the tiger enclosure at the oakland
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residents say a neighbor is to blame and they have been trying to warn authorities. pg&e is updating us on intentional power outages because of extreme fire danger. when electrcity will be turned back on. and royal baby hype is real. the couple is on an international trip and wait until you see what happened when harry met aussies. >> it's very cute. >> it is very cute. good morning on this tuesday, october 16th. you are never than seven minutes away from your accuweather forecast. >> things are a little different this morning. you may have noticed it. grab a heavier coat this morning, especially in the inland valleys where temperatures are in the 30s and 40s. it's due to the calm conditions out there. our winds are less than 6 miles per hour, but they're also starting to blow onshore just a little bit.
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up in the hills, look at that, 12 to 17 on mt. tam. that is so much more reasonable than yesterday. by 7:00 most of us in the mid to upper 40s. noon we'll stay in the 60s at the coast, mid-60s there through 4:00. 57 this evening. 70 to 74, bay and inland at noon. almost as warm as yesterday. take a look at the neighborhood temperatures and cooling trend coming up. we are looking live at southbound 680 right around treat boulevard. we did have a two-vehicle collision right here already off on the shoulder so definitely some brake lights and heavy traffic as you approach the 24 split. i want to take you back up to our biggest problem the last 45 minutes or so, fully cleared. westbound 80 before appian way, a crash involving a motorcycle. but you're up to just about 25 miles an hour as you come off of the carquinez bridge and past the highway 4 interchange. we'll take a look at drive times coming up next. and we're following
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developing news in the east bay where a fire at an apartment complex this morning forced neighbors to evacuate. this is at the casablanca apartments on claudia court in antioch. fire officials say the fire was likely started by some sort of smoking material. one unit caught fire, then spread flames to five other units. neighbors say that they have been complaining about one woman who lives in the unit where the fire began ever since she moved in two months ago. >> we told them she was going to burn the place up and they didn't pay me no attention. every night we've got to call the police. every night we have to call the police to get her to shut up. >> they're angry, but to be clear the cause is still under investigation. fire officials say the red cross is helping those displaced families. happening today, we expect to hear from the family of a man who died after san mateo sheriff's deputies tasered him. >> and his family will hold a news conference after his funeral today. matt keller is live in millbrae.
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matt? >> reporter: jessica, the san mateo county district attorney, steve wagstaff, is looking into whether the deputies used excessive force in this case. he expects this investigation to be completed by the end of the year. this all took place about two weeks ago on october 3rd. 36-year-old chinada okokok after he was tased in millbrae. this video shows him walking around el camino real in the middle of the day. witnesses say he was tased, got into a scuffle, appeared disoriented and then lost consciousness. his sister spoke to us about her younger brother and she says he has dealt with mental health issues since college. >> anyone who has had a loved one who's had mental illness, it's such a struggle getting a diagnosis. it's such a struggle getting treatment. >> reporter: the district attorney says he's also looking for some answers from the taser's manufacturer and the county's pathologist as to why
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somebody would die if the purpose of the taser is to be nonlethal. a community vigil is also being held here in millbrae tonight at 6:30. matt keller, abc 7 news. some good news in the north bay. all pg&e customers who had their power shut off because of extreme fire danger should have it restored today. >> but the company is making no promises on a specific time. pg&e says it is making progress on those power line interpretations. new numbers we got overnight show that more than 2,000 customers are still without power in napa county, more than 2,000 others are in the dark in lake county. if you look here on our map, those counties shaded in gray, those are the ones that had their power cut off to prevent sparks and fires in area under a high fire danger warning earlier this week. some residents in calistoga were okay with the decision, but others said it didn't make any sense. >> take care of where the real problem is, which is up in the higher elevations and more rural
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areas, and save calistoga and some other small communities the pain, shall we say, until it's absolutely, absolutely necessary. >> pg&e says winds gusted at 70 miles an hour in the hills above calistoga and the company only cuts power as a last resort. from the east bay, abc 7 news has obtained video showing a man jumping the barrier, running along the tiger enclosure at the oakland zoo. >> the reaction is a little surprising. you see the man holding on to the wood railing. he turns around quickly when the tiger leaps towards a fence separating it from the man. this happened sunday afternoon. an a witness says a zoo worker scolded the man and told him not to do it again. >> he jumped that fence, like the little railing. and the tiger just launched at him. and he jumped back up. i heard from somebody he said he dropped his glasses or something. but when he came back up, i didn't see nothing in his hand. >> everybody seems to be just standing around looking at him do it.
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the witness says the tiger became agitated, started pacing back and forth. here's a statement from the zoo. the oakland zoo meets and exceeds safety requirements set by state, federal and aza accreditation standards. we hope that all of our visitors act responsibly and don't attempt to put themselves in potentially unsafe situations. >> because it can be deadly. you may remember a tiger attack at the san francisco zoo that left a teenager dead. the animal escaped its enclosure and killed carlos salsa jr. christmas day 2007. officers then killed the tiger. the zoo has since built a taller tiger grotto. new developments in the 2015 vallejo kidnapping case. the kidnapper, matthew muller, plans to argue he is not guilty of state charges because he was temporarily insane. last year muller pleaded guilty in federal court to kidnapping and raping denise huskins. he still faces state charges and
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is expected in court on monday. in a jailhouse interview, muller says his severe bipolar disorder made him delusional. at the live desk, we continue tracking secretary of state mike pompeo's visit to saudi arabia. pompeo met with the saudi king, prince and foreign minister earlier this morning. they talked about the missing "washington post" journalist, jamal khashoggi. he was last seen walking into a saudi consulate in istanbul, turk turkey. turkish officials say they have proof the saudis killed him. "the new york times" reporting the saudis are considering a plan to blame his death during an interrogation gone wrong. after speaking with the saudi king over the phone, president trump says rogue killers may have attacked the journalist. you're never more that seven minutes away from my accuweather forecast. cupertino, santa clara, morgan hill, allen rock, everybody in
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the low to mid-50s. we've got mid-40s around redwood city, newark, lafayette. brentwood 51. napa is up to 43 after being down to 39 earlier this morning. 57 in san pablo and san francisco 56. here's a look at the san francisco bridge and you may need the heater. mass transit, definitely dress warmer but dress in layers because even san francisco will warm from 54 this morning to 68 at noon to low 70s this afternoon. down to 59 at 8:00. then you go up to the north bay, 42 this morning and then 74 by noon already. near 80 by the afternoon hours, down to 62 in the evening. we'll go back down to the south bay where we're at 50 at 8:00 but 73 at noon, hanging out in the upper 70s with sunshine and down to 64 degrees by 8:00. that looks like some pretty good weather to be outside. but for the commute this morning, i want to bring alexis in and find out how that is going. it hasn't been the best commute ever. there's a slow spot at the bay
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bridge toll plaza. we've had three separate collisions and i believe we're down to just one. i saw one of those clear to the parking lot off to the right of the main lanes. so working to confirm this with chp but definitely heavy traffic on the 880 flyover and approaching the maze an all those inbound routes. 580, 880 and if you're coming in from 80 as well, heavier than average traffic. also slowing down this route westbound 80 between highway 4 and the maze, we had an earlier sig alert with a crash around pinole valley road. so 43 minutes for you. 14 across the bay bridge once you make it through the toll plaza. and southbound 101 san francisco to sfo you're still looking good in the green at 10 minutes. we'll take a closer look at mass transit coming up next. happening today, sfmta will vote on a plan to redesign 6th street in downtown san francisco. it would remove a southbound lane between market and howard streets. that would make way for wider sidewalks and bigger curbs to protect people from cars.
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according to "the chronicle," one person is hit on 6th street every 16 days. pedestrians say the change would improve safety. business owners worry the change will make traffic worse. an effort to clean up one of the world's largest environmental messes starts today and we'll tell you the connection to the bay area. and you're looking live at the big board at the new york stock exchange. you can see that we are significantly up this morning. another update coming up next. plus the reason users of some popular dating sites could be getting a refund. and as you head into your day today, here's for switching to progressive? [ engine revving ] you cannot hear me at all, can you?
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all right, here's a look at where the fire danger continues on the western slope of the sierra. about 250,000 people under the gun until 11:00 this morning. even more than 6.5 million in so cal as the winds persist. for us, we'll have 71 in monterey with sunshine. then los angeles, san diego and palm springs, low to mid-80s. 73 in yosemite and 59 in tahoe. take a look at these temperatures. 59 today, 61 tomorrow and then near freezing cold lows with highs in the mid-60s. pretty much where we should be this weekend. if you take the ferry to or from work, you have plenty of company. golden gate ferry operators may add another vessel to the fleet to meet the bottoming demand.
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>> amy hollyfield is live at the larkspur ferry terminal. hi, amy. >> reporter: hi, good morning. computers this morning are telling us a new ferry would certainly help, especially since new passengers are likely headed this way next year. a spokesperson says they are looking at adding a new ferry that would hold about 500 people, that the current fleet can't keep up with the demand. they have their eye on the new smart train from sonoma that's going to add a stop in larkspur next year, so they're predicting a lot of those people will get off that train and head to the ferry. commuters tell us it makes sense to carry more people across the bay. >> it wouldn't hurt. i think more people should be taking public transportation. it's crowded on the roads. i just heard a news report that it's more crowded than it's ever been. so it still takes an hour, even though it's 30 minutes, it still takes an hour door-to-door for me. >> reporter: officials have applied for a federal grant to help pay for a new ferry, which
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would cost up to $30 million. if they get the grant, they still have to perform an environmental impact study and design and build the ferry, so a spokesperson tells me it wouldn't hit the water until 2021. but in the meantime, they are looking at leasing a vessel. that's just in the short term to ease congestion, so it does sound like changes could soon be coming here to this terminal. amy hollyfield, abc 7 news. speaking of the water, happening today, a 2,000-foot pipe about to embark on cloeanig up. >> the to get the great pacific garbage patch. the net in the middle will trap floating plastic and it launched from san francisco bay last month. a foundation behind the effort hopes to collect 50 tons of trash by next april. this seems like a great idea. a smartphone app that could save lives now spanning in the north
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bay. it's called pulse point. it notifies someone trained in cpr if there's someone having a cardiac emergency nearby. it's already used in santa clara county and the east bay and it's coming to santa rosa. the fire department will announce more about this later toay. if your looking for some extra cash this hol season, j.c. penney is hiring today. >> they plan to hire 39,000 people, including 600 here in san francisco. eight randomly drawn associates will also receive a reward package including $5,000 trips to canada, new york city and miami. the hiring event will take place in all j.c. penney stores from 2:00 to 8:00 p.m. tonight. if you use christian mingle or j date you might be getting a refund. they will repay users a million dollars. it's a settlement for automatically renewing subscriptions or denying requested refunds. the company will also pay a half million dollar fine. now let's take a live look at the new york stock exchange as trading gets under way this
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morning. we are definitely in the green, up 184 points right now. yesterday the dow and nasdaq both closed down slightly, amid tech losses and misses in corporate earnings, so we'll see if they rebound today. support and celebration pouring in for prince harry and meghan markle after the couple announced they are expecting. they are already receiving baby gifts from random australian kids. >> oh, my goodness. >> for your baby. >> oh! that's so sweet. >> it is sweet. >> i do love accents and hearing "this is for your baby" is amazing. that child offered a toy koala for the future royal. harry and meghan are on their first overseas tour together. a 16 day visit through australia, new soulazealand, fi tonga. >> we couldn't think of a better place to announce the upcoming baby, be it a boy or a girl, so
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thank you very, very much. >> according to the palace, meghan is about three months pregnant. >> congratulations. and the pen better already, because a next generation dunkin' store is opening up in less than 24 hours. doors open at 5:00 a.m. tomorrow on el camino real in san carlos. the first three customers in line will get gift cards and the first 100 will get swag bags. this is the concept store that just opened in concord. it has cold coffee drinks on tap, digital kiosks, curbside pickup and a drive-through. and it's making me hungry. >> i know. a cold coffee drink sounds good, even though it's cold outside. i don't care. i want it. >> it still does the trick, right? >> seriously. >> you may want it later this afternoon too, put it in the refrigerator and save it for when we do hit the 70s and 80s, unlike the 30s and 40s this morning. we'll talk about it. hi, everybody, you're never more than 7 minutes away from my
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accuweather forecast. here's a look at the impending sunrise. the rain season began october 1st. we had one storm, but only one reporting station, santa rosa, has a surplus. the rest of us are way behind, and it's because we're starting with days like this. doesn't that look absolutely gorgeous this morning from the exploratorium camera at pier 15. sunshine, lighter breezes. seeing stars and feeling chilly away from the coast. more warm afternoons coming up in my extended forecast. you can see some of the clouds there 7:00 this morning as we head through noon and into the afternoon hours. a few patches of clouds will develop along the coast but even more during the overnight hours. look at these temperatures in the south bay. 76 in milpitas, 83 in gilroy. 73 to 79 is our spread on the peninsula. at the coast mid-60s to a few upper 60s and only 72 today. i say only because it was 81 today in san francisco. temperatures about the same up in the north bay, upper 70s to low 80s. a little bit cooler along the
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east bay shoreline. oakland, you'll top out at 75. 79 to 82 in our east bay valleys. here's a look at what's going on tone. temperatures in the mid-40s to mid-50s but notice more clouds out there. cool while the rest of us are sunday. have a good one. here's alexis. good morning, mike. head back to our walnut creek camera, just some normal volume southbound 680 right around treat boulevard. a crash was quickly pushed off to the shoulder but a lot of folks riding the brakes. a new crash northbound, around ignacio valley. we have heavy traffic in tracy due to lane closures on eastbound on 205. mass transit looks great this morning.
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54 b.a.r.t. trains in service, no delays. ace 1, 3 and 5 on time and normal service for mta. warriors' quest for a three-peat tonight against the oklahoma city thunder. >> fans are asked to be in their seats by 7:15 for the ring ceremony and the unveiling of the championship banner. team officials have issued a fraud alert warning people from buy tickets from a nonverified third party. larry beil and mindy bach will have live reports tonight. tipoff is at 7:30. also happening tonight, the connors set to make their big tv debut but without roseanne barr. >> the roseanne spin-off will answer what happened to the family matriarch. abc cancelled roseanne after barr's racist tweet about former obama advisor valerie jarrett. the new sitcom will try to move on from roseanne who led that show for a decade.
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>> it's been a secret, no one knows. so give it up, youyeah, okay. >> i thought she lost her car keys. >> a full interview with sara gilbert and john goodman coming up on gma at 7:00 and you can watch the connors tonight at 8:00. next the seven things you need to know before you go. share your photos
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california's public schools rank 44th in the nation. 44th. i'm marshall tuck, i'm a public-school parent, and i know we can do better. in the public schools i led, we got more funding into our classrooms, supported our teachers, and we raised graduation rates by 60%. that's why president obama's education secretary endorses me. we've done it before. now, let's do it for every public-school student in california. i'm marshall tuck. i'm running for state superintendent.
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it's 6:55. here are the seven things to know before you go. number one, pg&e says it will restore power to all customers who were cut off due to the fire danger. they say they will restore the power by the end of today. more than 4,000 customers are still in the dark in napa and lake counties. number two, secretary of state mike pompeo in saudi arabia. he met with the saudi king, prince and foreign minister today. they talked about the "washington post" journalist who disappeared two weeks ago after walking into the saudi consulate. number three, a funeral is set today for the 36-year-old man who died after he was tasered by san mateo county sheriff deputies nearly two
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weeks ago. the d.a. is looking into whether the deputies used excessive force. number four, abc 7 news has obtained this video that shows a man jumping the barrier running along sigh the tiger enclosure a the oakland zoo. a witness says a zoo worker scolded the man and told him not to do it again. and looking at number five, hey, everybody. mother nature likes the way we're dressed in blue and orange. a beautiul shot from the exploratorium. it is much cooler this morning. temperatures in the 40s through 7:00, in the 60s at the coast. mid-70s to low 80s inland. number six, looking at the loads this morning, we actually had three crashes here at the bay bridge toll plaza. i believe i just saw the last one clear to that parking lot so things are starting to improve but the metering lights are on. lyft is launching a subscription service this morning. it will cost you $299 a month for 30 trips worth up to $15 each. if you go over that price, you'll pay the difference. >> i've been doing the math to see if that works out for me. actually, it might work out for me so we'll see. i'm sure a lot of other people
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who have gone carless. >> that's true. >> could be worth it. >> thanks for watching this
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good morning, america. breaking news in that missing journalist mystery. secretary of state mike pompeo arriving in saudi arabia this morning to meet with the king, searching for answers in "the washington post" columnist disappearance. president trump suggesting rogue killers may to be blame and now reports he may have been killed in an interrogation gone wrong. in the storm zone. president trump and the first lady on the ground praising the federal response to hurricane michael. >> we are doing more than anybody would have ever done. >> as many residents struggle to pick up the pieces. how did this home survive the category 4 storm? and the new images coming in of the destruction. urgent search. this 13-year-old girl missing after her parents were found dead in their home.


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