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nice to see you. >> nice to see you. >> you're never more than seven minutes away from your accuweather forecast. 4:59 right now. almost 5:00. hey, mike. >> you miss saying that every seven minutes, did you? >> yep. >> she is back. looking well-rested. very good. let's look at what's going on with live doppler 7. completely dry. don't need the umbrella today. you can see from mt. tam how crystal clear the sky is. a lot of high clouds out there. you'll need the sun grasses from time to time. our 15th of the season, spare the air day. why would you want to burn this afternoon. we'll be in the low upper 50s at the coast. mid-60s for the rest of us at 4:00. dropping from 54 to 57. rain is on the way wednesday. more on that coming up. more on the morning commute. here's sue. >> pretty light for a monday morning. we'll look at the golden gate bridge. the zipper trucks, two lanes in
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the northbound, four lanes off the waldo grade. looking great over the span into san francisco. then san mateo bridge with a few brake lights before the highr e highrise. otherwise, a 14-minute drive towards foster city and the 101 side of things. we'll take a look at the overall traffic maps with about a 45-minute delay getting up and over the altamont pass. otherwise, we're pretty much green all over the bay area. that is good. thank you, sue. today, many federal government offices should begin reopening now that the longest government shutdown in u.s. history is over. >> it could take some time for things to get back to normal. abc 7 news reporter matt keller joins us live from mountain view. matt? >> reporter: gorge, reggie and jessica. the janitorial work eshs and others were hit hard here at nasa. the last may paycheck was on december 27th. it says welcome back ames family. federal employees are worried about their pay. the treasury department not
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expected to clear the backlog until next week. families, including the janitorial workers for nasa ames lined up at food pantries. some federal workers filed for unemployment. although the 800,000 or so employees impacted by the shutdown are starting their first full week. they're concerned about backlog, back pay and a threat to shut down the government again. >> i am so grateful that this seems to be over for now. but i'm nervous because it's really just a band-aid. i am afraid that we'll be in the same exact position in three weeks. >> reporter: tax filing season starting on monday. a government watchdog group is warning about a major backlog at the agency and the workers here at nasa hoping they won't see another work stoppage. reporting live, matt keller. >> we apologize for the audio problems. we'll get that worked out next time we see matt. kamala harris officially
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launched her presidential campaign. >> thousands attended her rally in oakland. harris outlined her policies and critiqued president trump, including his immigration policies. >> could we have children in cages crying for their mothers and fathers? don't you dare call that border security. that's a human rights abuse. >> harris is promising medicare for all, universal pre-k, debt-free college and tax cuts for families. >> we will deliver the largest working and middle class tax cut in a generation. up to $500 a month to help america's families make ends meet. >> and abc 7 news reporter, katie utehs tells us what political experts are saying about the bay area candidate. >> in my whole life, i've only had one client, the people. >> from prosecutor to
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presidential candidate. >> the fight for justice is everyone's responsibility. >> kalarrisas represented california as a u.s. senator for the last two years. >> she may have less experience than some of them. but i think the current presidenon't necessarily need a huge amount of experience in government. >> i've been follow her since she was an attorney at san francisco. >> following seven years as sf s attorney general for san francisco under governor jerry brown. >> we went after the banks in -- we won $20 billion. >> in national politics, she's made a splash during senate hearings with her prosecutorial style of questioning. >> when i heard jeff sessions, you scare me. it's not about being scared. she's holding them accountable. that's what we want. >> whether her role as a prosecutor helps or hurts is've
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questions about her record as a prosecutor, that sort of raised questions among liberal activists about her law enforcement background. >> she raised more than $1.5 million in the 24 hours following her announcement to run back on martin luther king, jr. day. >> it's the only candidate of color in the race, she certainly has a -- carolina where there are large blocks of african american voters. that will work to her advantage. >> there was an attempt to interrupt the speech. but the crowd drowned the person out with chants of kamala, kamala. the senator is now headed to iowa. katie utehs, abc 7 news. senator harris is joining a growing list of 2020 presidential candidates. >> several others formed exploratory committees. more are even on the febs. the latest, howard schultz, former starbucks chair. schultz is seriously considering running as a quote, centrist
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independent. he talked about it on cbs's 60 minutes. >> this president is not qualified to be the president, but the fact that both parties are consistently not doing what's necessary on behalf of the american people and aren't engaged every single -- are engaged in revenge politics. >> some high-profile candidates are urging him not to run, including in the state where he lives. they fear he could detract from a democratic candidate and lead to a win for president trump. all this comes as schultz releases his memoir today. he'll be in san francisco as part of that book tour on friday. we're updating the list of candidates and potential candidates as they make intentions known. you can find is on police are investigating a report of sexual assault on stanford's university campus.
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a woman was on escondido road thursday morning when a man restrained and groped her. the woman knows the suspect. we're getting a better idea of how many homeless are on the bay area streets. marin county is doing its count right now. this is something the federal government requires every two years in order to get federal aid. the results will be available later this year. marin county's last count found a little more than 1100 homeless. that was a drop from the previous count. there was a spike in the number of people considered chronically homeless. you're never more than seven minutes away from my accuweather forecast. 51 on the sunset. 57. temperatures are mainly around 54 to 53 degrees and a very mild san francisco this morning. still very mild in belmont. 54 also. we've got daly city at 52. san leandro, union city, waking up at 50. not far behind, sar towinga walnut creek, tracy at 49 to 48.
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american canyon cooler at 46. the golden gate bridge looks quiet. if you're out and about today, mild afternoon. a nice light chop. you want to get out there and do kayaking. exercising. no winter chill to worry about today. here's a look pat the east bay valley. this is supposed to be one of the cooler spots. 48 at 8:00. 56 at 10:00. already low to mid-60s from noon to 4:00. down to about 55 at 8:00 under a partly sunny sky. peninsula starts off mainly cloudy through 10:00. up to 57. the sun breaks out around noon. that pushes us into the low to mid-60s through at least 5:00. down to 56 by 8:00. our last stop will be the south bay. starting off cloudy. low to mid-50s from 8:00 to 10:00. look at the mid to upper 60s from noon through 5:00. down to 57 at 8:00. so enjoy the warm and dry weather while we have it. rain is on the way. i'll show you that coming up. here's sue. >> take a look at the bay bridge. an early warningbackup.
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it certainly looks like they might have been turned on at 5:08. we'll check with the bridge in a bit. otherwise, carpoolers are getting by without delay. there's the drive time from america lease to san francisco. still less than 30 minutes. >> thank you, sue. the fate of an east oakland middle school will be decided today. the school board will meet to decide whether to close the academy. it's one of the schools to close to make up a deficit. many of the sites the district is considering are in low-income neighborhoods, including roots. tonight's meeting starts at 6:00 at district offices. girl scout cookies go on sale in the bay area today. >> all of your favorites are back. a new one, though, a new flavor being added this year. listen to this. it's a gluten-free cookie called caramel chocolate chip. sales through march 3rd. if you don't see any scouts in your neighborhood.
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don't worry, you can find a cookie booth on the girl scouts of northern california website. technology making ix. >> i still like actually buying it from the scout. there's something fun about that. what's your favorite, thin mints? >> no. i like the short bread ones. >> really? i'm here for the tag-alongs? >> dose i dough. >> i don't like peanut butter. >> that's right. we don't have to fight. >> it's the one thing i don't like about you. >> up next, the recall that a lot of people put on sandwiches. >> walking away with a deal on shark tank that this bay area woman almost missed the opportunity. why the sharks got a little frustrated with her. a 65-year-old man clinging to the hood of a car much the road rage
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that leave therea lasting impression. like the feeling of movement as a new journey begins, or the sight of soft fur, warmed by the morning sun. you might remember new flavours, the sound of an old friend's laugh, or a view that defies all expectations. these are the memories that stay with you, long after the moments have passed.
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check out this new video we have of overnight. snow coming down in the midwest. the upper midwest. this is lacrosse, wisconsin. a winter storm warning in effect with up to ten inches of snow expected. temperatures in the single digits overnight. nothing compared to what they're going to have. look at this. these are the windchills. feels like 10 below in minneapolis. 26 in fargo. minus 7 in omaha. let me fast forward to wednesday. if this doesn't break your bones, temperatures could reach 50 below, the windchill in places like chicago, minneapolis
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45 below. 49 in fargo. raise your hands. have you ever felt this? am i the only one in the studio? really? >> look, i've been in cold places, but never that cold, mike. that's a nightmare. >> look at the highs. 14 below to 20 below. >> no thank you. >> so happy to be here. so happy, mike. thank you. thrive market is asking customers to throw away all unex period nut butters made since january of last year. a supplier tested positive for listeria. it's unlikely they're contaminated, but to be safe, they're issuing a voluntary recall for all flavors. they will e-mail customers about getting $10 worth of store credit. a san francisco-based company that made a name for itself by providing hourly bookings of hotel rooms says it plans to bring the concept to private homes.
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recharge has been doing business in san francisco, new york and los angeles. in san francisco, over a dozen hotels have teamed up with recharge. it hopes to entice private homeowners to sign up. it's located south of market. an oakland woman who pitched her business on shark tank ended up getting a deal. >> i knew she would get one. it was not smooth sailing. >> hi. i'm zahra from oakland, california. i'm seek being $200,000 for 2 1/2% of my company. >> 2.5%. >> wow. >> they did not like 2.5%. that is way low for them. >> monty kids is a subscription program that brings a montessori method of hands-on learning to kids under three. the sharks raised eyebrows along the way, not seeing the novelty of a program and frustrated with her negotiating. >> $200,000 for 10%. >> would you consider working together. >> you've proven our point. you realize that. >> i'm talking about the value of getting to the sharks.
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i want to put it out there. >> you came to a deal. you negotiated a deal. >> i don't want to do t seriously. >> ooh. however, she ended up getting a deal with kevin o'leary that includes something he's well-known for. royalties. o'leary gets $10 a unit until he makes his $200,000 back. >> she had a tough time there. >> she was on midday live on friday. she's quite lovely. it was fun talking to her. she couldn't tell us which shark was there. she couldn't go into many details at all. i had a feeling she would end up with kevin. and she did. >> good for her. >> congrats. >> it's a trial of personalities. see which one you mesh with. see the ego that you don't bruise. >> you have to be very careful. >> right. >> the egos are enormous. >> that was neat. she was really nice. it was nice having her.
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maybe somebody out there selling umbrellas once again. we'll need them. not today, though. here's a look at san jose, where we've got about 53 degrees. unhealthy air is possible, especially across the north bay. no burning of wood. all the way through midnight. cloudy and mild again tonight for winter. several chances of rain through the extended. let's start with today's temperatures on the cool side. it's 64. that's richmond, san rafael, san mateo. on the high side, we've got ukiah at 69. lakeport behind it at 6. fairfield, antioch and concord. into the south bay, a lot of 65s. santa cruz at 68. jumping ahead to 4:00 wednesday morning. waking up with cloud cover. if we see any rain, it will be mainly in the north bay. some spotty showers, maybe a little drizzle for the rest of us through the morning commute. as we head towards noon, the storm stalls up in the north bay. but after that, it starts to push off towards east and right in the heart of the evening
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commute is when we have the best chance of rain. for us, lows tonight will be in the upper 40s to low 50s. we should be in the 30s and 40s. my accuweather seven-day forecast, keeping the storm wednesday a 1. places like the south bay and the east bay will receive the least amount of rain. friday, starting to get stronger. we may have to bump it to a 2. we wend the weekend sunday with a 1 also. sue? >> good morning everyone. happy monday, if there is such a thing. the san rafael bridge, traffic is light making your way from the east bay over towards san rafael and marin county. no delays there. it's about an eight-minute drive across the span. overall, traffic patterns looking pretty good. slow and go over the altamont pass. we'll take a look at the mass transit options this morning. currently b.a.r.t. is running 39 trains new york city delays. cta is on time. train number one has a left and
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is on schedule. the two men arrested in this road rage incidents will be in court today. it's a fight between two drivers that started with a fender bender and escalated into a dangerous ordeal o a massachusetts highway. the man is clinging to the hood of this suv. the 65-year-old held on for about three miles while the other driver, mark fitzgerald, reached speeds of up to 70 miles an hour. >> i just kept telling him, stop the car. stop the car. he wouldn't stop. i thought he was going to run over me. >> fitzgerald -- look at the gun pulled out. >> got bogged down in traffic then a witness with a permit to carry a concealed weapon ordered fitzgerald out of the suv at gunpoint. troopers arrived, fitzgerald was charged with assault with a deadly weapon. the 65-year-old was arrested on disorderly conduct. it's a mess. in gma first look, the family of a sick little girl in
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michigan say social media scammers are profiting in her pain. marci gonzalez has details. >> in this morning's gma first look, the family of this 5-year-old girl nicknamed mighty miss mia sharing a warning about social media scammers. mia tisdale was born premature and later diagnosed with cerebral palsy and with her ecstatic first steps on abc news. >> i'm walking. >> facing a new battle saying identity thieves are stealing photos and videos from her page and creating fake accounts. mia's mom, ann tisdale, filed a police report and alerted instagram multiple times. the social media giant telling abc news, we investigated this issue and disabled a number of accounts much we also took the additional step of blocking those responsible from creating new instagram accounts. coming up at 7:00 a.m., more on protecting your online privacy. with your gma first look, i'm marci gonzalez, abc news, los
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angeles. same news anchor, tom brokaw is apologizing for comments he made on "meet the press." >> the comments about hispanics came in discussions about the proposed border wall. >> i believe the hispanics should work harder at assimilation. i've been saying that for a long time. they ought not to be codified in their communities, but make sure that all their kids are learning to speak english and they feel comfortable in the communities. that's going to take out -- on both sides, frankly. >> in a series of tweets, he apologized and says he feels terrible he offended people. next, the seven things you need to know as you start your day.
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died. magowan was 76 years old sfliefr. >> after more than a month, thousands of federal employees head back to work and getting a paycheck. president trump says odds are less than 50/50 that negotiators will craft a deal to end the border wall standoff. number 3, fresh off her presidential campaign kickoff, she will travel to iowa today. harris will take part in a town hall event tonight. number 4, starting today the irs will begin accepting tax returns. taxpayers are encouraged to file electronically. the filing deadline this year is monday, april 15th. number 5, we're starting off the week milder than average. a lot of cloud cover but no rain. starting wednesday, we open up the door to the storms. it looks like they get heavier as we head through the weekend. number 6, following your monday morning drive. metering lights on early at 5:11. carpoolers getting around fine. we had an earlier accident west of the metering lights.
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that's been pushed off to the right shoulder. number 7, be glad you're waking up in the bay area this morning. frigid cold gripping the midwest this week. the temperature in fargo, north dakota feels like negative 25 degrees this morning. >> inhuman. >> no thank you. not imaginable. the sag awards brought major wins for oakland-based artists. >> it could be a sign of things to come for the oscars less than a mornt away.hershala in green book. black panther won out forecast. ryan coogler directed it. he wanted to encourage kids to be proud of their african heritage. the leading actor, chadwick bozeman shared the sentiment. >> he knew that we had something special that we wanted to give
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the world, that we could be full human beings in the roles that we were playing. >> bozeman called coogler a genius saying it was an honor to work with him every day. they could reel in more awards. the oscars are happening sunday, february 24th. abc 7 is the only place to watch. stay tuned. >> it's up for best picture. see what happens. we're coming back with 90 more minutes of news. hillary clinton may be ready to take on donald trump again? . the reason that she thinks she has a chance to beat him this time. a live look outside. it's 5:26. we kee november 17th is national take a hike day. not like, "get outta here" take a hike. but like a real hike. with deer and stuff. at a-a-r-p, we're all about hikes, bikes... swims... and... whatever this is... because we're here to help you become your healthiest self.
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right now at 5:30, wn
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over. federal employees head back to work today. what could now happen with the border wall battle. also, remembering a sports giant. a look back at the life of peter magowan. >> here's a live look at chicago right now. meanwhile, at home shall temperatures in the 50s. it was a beautiful sunny weekend in the bay area as well. >> count your blessings, folks. good morning, it's monday, january 28th. >> i did that for eight years of my life. that's are eight years i don't want to go back to. >> i'd like to be young again. >> no snow. >> if you grow up there, you really don't care -- >> it's tough. >> you can live here. >> why not? >> chicago is almost as nse as here, almost. if you live downtown. >> wow. >> if you live in the burbs. >> we can compare housing prices next. get a lot more in chicago.
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>> you still do, that's true. let's talk about what's going on weatherwise. we have a lot of warmth out there. even if we won't see a lot of sunshine today. you can see the wind just kind of light and variable. high pressure over the top of us again. overrun by high clouds. expect more clouds in the sky than blue today. but you'll still need the sunglasses from time to time. 45 in santa rosa. looks like the cool spot. our mildest temperatures this morning. look at the flags on the ferry building. they're not even moving again. looking south along the embarcadero, it's pretty cloudy and 45 o to 50 at 7:00. 62 across the board at noon. a sea breeze, 58. t how is the commute, sue? >> okay. we're ramping it up a little bit. the east shore freeway, a solid stream headlights past golden gate fields all the way to the macarthur maze. there's the drive time from hercules through the metering
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lights on at 5:11 this morning. about 12 to 15 minutes of that drive time is stuck behind the metering lights at the bay bridge. otherwise, we'll take a look outside. there's your drive times from tracy into dublin. welcome to a monday with an hour commute in the westbound direction of 580. highway 4 is still a pretty good drive into concord. 101 into san francisco from san rafael, still under 20 minutes. thank you, sue. remembering a sports giant. this morning the man credited for keeping baseball in san francisco is on the minds of baseball fans across the bay area. >> former team owner peter magowan died yesterday. this morning we expect to hear from the giants about the huge impact he had on the team and the city. abc 7 news reporter amy hollyfield is at oracle park. amy? >> reporter: hi, jessica. peter magowan is being remembered for making this stadium happen. he's also being remembered for signing barry bonds. we have a statement from bonds this morning.
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he tweeted out, i'm extremely saddened by the passing of peter magowan. i will never forget our first call about the possibility of me coming home to play. he saved baseball for san francisco and he will be greatly missed. sending my love and prayers to debi and the family. i love you. peter magowan. he died in his home of cancer. he was known for sitting right behind the dugout with the fans and many of them say they will never forget him. >> first they saved the franchise in 1992 when it was sold to a group in tampa florida. then their vision was to get out o old candlestick park. they, despite ballot measures trying to get public money to construct this beautiful ballpark, decided to -- they had to privately finance the ballpark themselves. >> reporter: the stadium opened in 2000.
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magowan was known to often sit behind that dugout with all of the fans. he is the one who helped pull together a bunch of business leaders. they formed a partnership. they bought the team and kept the team from moving to florida. peter magowan was 76 years old. he died of cancer. surrounded by family. his business partner is scheduled to make public comments at 10:00 this morning. live in san francisco, amy hollyfield, abc 7 news. amy, thank you. after more than a month, hundreds of thousands of federal employees will head back to work today and back to getting a paycheck. >> president trump says the odds negotiators will craft a deal to end the border wall standoff with congress are less than 50/50. lawmakers are trying to come up with a plan the president can get behind. but if they can't, he promises a wall will be built even if it requires a national emergency deck layers to do it. senator chuck schumer wants federal workers to receive their back pay as soon as possible. >> we're asking the president to
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aksccelerate the timetable by w checks go out, even if it means hiring more people, more overtime to get the checks to the federal workers who worked so hard for so many days without pay. >> house speaker nancy pelosi is working with the white house on a new day for the president's state of union address. national parks are reopening now that funding has been restored. ft. point in san francisco could open as soon as today. only drake's beach road and parking lot remain closed at reyes park. the smith soisonian open tomorrow. a "washington post" poll says the public has little trust in washington, pieferiod. only 35% of people polled are confident in his ability to make the right decisions for the country's future. 64% of people do not trust him.
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the numbers are no better for democrats in congress even though they took over the house this month. only 34% of people polled believe democrats can make the right decisions for the country. 65% do not trust them. there's word hillary clinton has not ruled out another presidential run. cnn reports she isn't closing the door to a run for the white house in 2020. clinton believes running could be a possibility given that she won the popular vote over donald trump in 2016. she points to the indictments of several trump associates, including roger stone on friday, as one of reasons she'd want to take on the president again. happening today, the man accused of beating an elderly woman in san francisco is expected to make another court appearance. 18-year-old keonte gathron faces 16 criminal charges for what was a crime spree that went on for more than a week. attempted murder, robbery, elderly abuse and child
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endangerment among the charges. the woman is still recovering from the assault in visitacion valley. video shows a man with a gash on his head in an ambulance. the attack happened around 8:00 last night on the 8th bay shoreline when it was between 5t and howard. we've reached out for more details. let's take a look at what's going on. you're never more than seven minutes away from your accuweather forecast. mid to upper 40s throughout the east bay valleys. notice mt. diablo. 54. there's mild air lurking out there. down to pacifica, san carlos, hayward, mountain view. 49 in the valley and san jose. same thing in vallejo. napa about 46 along with novato. here's a look at the dry and fog-free commute this morning. mass transit cool. but it will be mild again this afternoon. light breezes out on the bay. let's go back to the neighborhoods. the east bay. 52 at 8:00. that's pretty nice.
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57, already tying our high and it's only 10:00. then we hit 62 to 64 with a little more sunshine from noon to 4:00. down to 56 by 8:00. let's go to the north bay where we could be 20 degrees cooler than this. we're 46 at 8:00. 53 at 10:00. same thing, sun starts to break out around noon. pushes you into the low to mid-60s. 52 at 8:00. let's go to san francisco. pretty cloudy through the morning hours with 53 to 55. not much warming between 8:00 and noon. hit 60 at noon. down to 56 by 8:00. tomorrow for our last completely dry day, rain back into the forecast. that's coming up. how is the dry commute for this morning. >> take a look at san rafael. it's southbound direction with the taillights headed past the civic center. you're looking at about a 22-minute drive fromato i two l of the northbound and
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four lanes in your southbound drive. crystal the span this morning se weeing sng outside. typically, we've got very slow traffi pass. however, we add to that today with a stall. westbound has to be cleaned out of a lane number 3 or cleared out of lane number 3. chp is there to push the vehicle out of the way. expect delays this morning. >> thanks, sue. a hit and run that left this boy critically hurt. five-time olympian's battle with cancer. the next step in nathan adrian's treatment after revealing his diagnosis on social media. did you ever have a
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this is abc 7 mornings. look at what the kids can expect today. 45 to 51 at 7:00. that's pretty mild. near 60 with sunshine and still no cab infever. get them outside. 59 to 64 in the afternoon hours. fog in san joaquin valley. visibility around 200 to 800 feet. temperatures in the low to mid-60s. 56 in eureka. 74 in l.a. here's a quick look at the seven-day for tahoe which starts
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with light snow tuesday and moderate to heavy snow. wouldn't you know it's on friday when all of us are trying to get there. >> thank you, mike. a family is pleading for a driver to surrender to police following a hit a-and-run accidt that killed a student. 21-year-old anglin owe pin et owe was struck by a car south of l.a. witnesses say an audi q 5 hit her. she was the youngest of six children. >> my baby sister had the most amazing soul. i wouldn't be surprised if she would be here telling me to forgive that person. please, we're just asking you to give our family the peace that they deserve. to give her the peace she deserves. >> the student was in a crosswalk when she was hit. oakland police arrested a woman for a hit-and-run crash that left a teenage boy critically injured.
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36-year-old leah yoshiko conner faces multiple felonies for the january 2nd accident. she was already on probation after her conviction just three months ago for felony dui with injury. 14-year-old carlos prieto iii was riding his bike in the fruitvale district when conner's car hit him and dragged him for several blocks. dozens of people gathered for a bike ride and fundraiser to help the family with expenses. >> he's a strong individual, mentally, physically. he's going to pull out of this with the help of god. >> he's holding in there. he's fighting. staying strong. that's haul we can pray for sfie. >> the suspect is scheduled for court in downtown oakland. nathan adrian expected to undergo surgery after revealing he's battling testicular cancer. the cal grad announced his diagnosis on instagram friday. he shared photos from his hospital bed. his wife shared a post saying they hope the surgery is
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curative. he's being treated as an oakland hospital and is optimistic about his diagnosis and getting back into the pool to train for the 2020 tokyo games. the city of huntington beach is fighting back against the state. it's got dueling lawsuits. it's southeast of los angeles. last week governor newsom's administration announced it's suing the city saying it's deliberately blocking affordable housing, which is against state law. now, huntington beach is suing the state to overturn a different housing law, this law accelerates approving housing projects if they offer affordable housing. the lawsuit says the law is an overreach and the city matters. senator scott wiener from san francisco wrote the law and says the lack of housing in california means the state needs to set standards. there's new concerns surrounding facebook and its plan to integrate messaging services from whatsapp, instagram and facebook messenger. critics say it raises security
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and anti-trust concerns. they worry how facebook will share data across the platforms and with third parties. "the new york times" report on the plan says whatsapp, instagram and facebook will remain stand alone apps but the technical infrastructure will be unified. samsung is going ecofriendly. >> they're taking steps to replace plastic packaging materials and bio-based plastics. starting next year, it will only use paper packaging that's certified by forestry initiatives. nokia is back in the u.s. they're selling two budget friendly smartphones that run on android. the nokia 3.1 plus is now on sale at the cricket wireless website for 160 bucks. the 2b will be available at
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verizon stores starting on thursday. reminds me of a banana. was i the only one? >> had a curve to it. >> interesting. >> it was bright yellow. >> yeah. >> how about that? back to the future on that one. let's take a look at what's going on. we'll be back to the future in a few days. rain is back in the forecast. san rafael looking cloudy and 52 degrees. it will be partly sunny and mild. that's what you should expect in our sky today. spare the air alert. the north bay could have unhealthy air for those most sensitive. all of us under the wood burning ban until midnight. chance of rain begins wednesday with a stronger storm friday and sunday. let's jump right in and show you what's going on. a nice push of mild air coming our way with mid and upper level clouds. if you're following it on our app, live doppler 7, we'll see a few g s he th treach the ou. it's going toemperatures today h mid to upper 60s from 64 in richmond at san francisco.
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san mateo. 65 in san jose. 68 in concord, antioch, fairfield, lakeport. napa at 65 degrees. tonight, we've good a chance of sprinkles across the north bay. otherwise, cloudy again and mid-40s to low 50s. let's look at the forecast. day by day. today is the warmest day easily. mid to upper 60s. tuesday we'll be in the low to mid-60s. with the rain wednesday, wooebl lucky to get back to 60. hang around 60 and dry weather thursday. ah, if you've been with us for a few minutes, you know i changed friday. i did a little more digging, research. definitely looks like a moderate storm for most of us. the temperatures no longer in the 60s after friday. we're back in the mid-50s with more showers sunday. weekend plans, hopefully saturday is dry. >> thanks, mike. good morning everyone. the commute through-wall nut creek. past north main, the taillights headed towards the 24 interchange and you are on the brakes just before that.
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so expect a little bit of a delay headed southbound on 680. pop down to san jose. the headlights in the northbound direction getting busier. still moving nicely without delay. the mass transit optionsment b.a.r.t. is looking pretty good with no delays. 45 trains. buses and rails looking good. train number 1, ace train number 1. heading into fremont. six minutes behind schedule. >> thank you, sue. in the south bay after more than seven decades, a san jose radio station is off the air this morning. they've been broadcasting since 1946 when it began as ksjo. the sister station started up a short time later. the call letters changed to kliv in 1960 during an ownership change it's used a number of formats. most recently classic country and our media partners with the mercury news report the owner is considering donating the station to the city of san jose which
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will allow it to go back on the air eventually. >> the navy celebrating a newly commissioned ship named for a national hero. crowds gathered in san diego for the naming of the "uss michael monsoor." he was a navy s.e.a.l. who threw himself on a grenade to protect others. he saved the lives of nearby officers and was posthumously given the medal of honor. it's a high tech destroyer. we love dogs. so this is fun for us to see. enjoyable show that is really one of the few that you can see in america. >> abc 7 news is at the cal palace in daly city when the golden gate kennel club wrapped up the annual dog show yesterday. dogs competed to be the tops in the breeds and groups. the winners moved on to be considered for best in show honors. >> this is a bench dog show. this is where a -- a place where the public can view the dogs on display with the public. there's only three bench shows left in the united states. westminster being our sister
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show back in new york. which will be in a couple of weeks. >> that's what makes it so unique. look at this. of course, it's not a dog on the right. that's a small child. some of the kids were able to compete with the dogs in a variety of games as well. that was certainly a lot of fun for the families there. >> super cute. new at 6:00, a brazen art heist caught on camera. the suspect taking a painting while dozens looked on. but first, beach cleanup, the one thing volunteers say they always know they'll find. gas prices are going up. what you can expect in the bay area this morning and where in the country some drivers are paying less than two bucks a gallon. let's take a live look outside at 5:50
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this is abc 7 mornings. let's talk more about this. 15th winter spare the air alert. wood burning bans everywhere for the hours leading up until midnight. the north bay has the most likely chance of having poor air quality for those most sensitive. the young, the elderly, asthmatics and such. hopefully tuesday and wednesday we'll stay out of that and this will be the only one for this week. >> mike, thank you. dozens of volunteers join a monthly ritual that took on a new twist in san francisco. we were at baker beach when the surfrider group led a clean up. volunteers audited each piece of trash to track exactly where it came from. volunteers know they will always find one particular item discarded. >> cigarette butts are a big deal because they're the number one source of pollution at our beaches and our cities. everywhere, all over the world.
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>> everywhere in the bay area alone, 3 billion butts are littered. the surfrider foundation will lead two cleanup events at the ocean beach each month. >> you may have noticed. gasoline costs more than it did two weeks ago. prices are up an average of two cents a gallon nationwide. the national average price stands at $2.33 for one gallon of unleaded. as always, we are paying more in the bay area. prices averaged $3.40 a gallon. you'll find the lowest prices in the country in tulsa, oklahoma. just $1.89. doesn't that sound nice? the uptick in price follows a $.64 drop in the past three months. we did go down for some time and now we're a little back up. fluctuation. they call it like the winter blend of gas which makes me think of coffee. >> i am not sure what winter blend is.
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looking outside. slow and go over the altamont pass and now coming into the dublin, pleasanton, we have an accident near doherty. let's look at that slow and go. we had an earlier stall near north flynn that's been cleared out of lanes. that's slow at 205 to tracy. over an hour commute if you're headed westbound on 580. then you slow and go through dublin pleasanton to the 680 interchange as well. >> waking up to cloud cover. if we see any rain, it will be mainly in the north bay. a little bit of drizzle along the coast. at noon, it starts to move in at noon and takes over in the evening commute. we're opening for light to possibly medium. it's starting to unwind. let's take a look at the time frame. 9:00, rain in ukiah. by the evening commute, just about everybody getting wet. so looks like wednesday evening
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it all begins. jessica? >> mike, thanks. a family in georgia hopes a goodwill shopper comes forward after a mommies takenly donated her son's travel mug worth more than it looks. lindsey price was cleaning up and didn't know her son had hidden $6,000 inside that mug. he made the money by selling a car. he stuffed it inside the mug until he could get to the bank. first i thought it was a joke. or a prank or something like that. then i found out that the mug had been donated to goodwill. >> no mother wants to disappoint their child and giveaway something he's worked really hard for. the family is offering a cash reward if the donated money is returned. i am keeping my fingers crossed for him. >> yeah. such a bummer. hope it works out. -- senator kamala harris
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launches her presidential campaign. the promises she made during her oakland rally. news anchor tom brokaw apologizing. the offensive comments he made talking about the border wall. a bay area woman gets a deal on shark tank but it didn't go quite like planned. let's take on the issues. let's call out the problems. >> face it. we have a trash issue here in san francisco. find real solutions. let's have hard conversations. >> i feel that the community has failed people of color. >> and hear one another. >> we don't have to use our fists. >> our concerns might be different. but we're in this together. rebuilding a
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minutes away from your accuweather forecast. mike nicco. i don't think it's as warm as this weekend. still not bad. >> still not bad. first two days this week. then it gets cooler as the rain rolls in starting wednesday. here's dry live doppler 7. as you can see all the gray there. looks green from the east bay hills camera. let me walk through the day starting at 7:00. very mild, 46 to 50 degrees. by noon, the clouds open up a little bit. we'll see a little bit of sunshine that will push us 61 to 62 degrees. a little bit of a sea breeze. 58 at the coast at 4:00. the rest of us around 64. then we'll round out the 12-hour planner with 54 to 57. we'll talk more about that spare the air and wood burning ban coming upment here's sue. >> take a look outside and check on your drive right now. one of the maps to show the slow spots around the bay area for your early monday morning drive. we'll look at problems in dublin pleasanton. westbound 580 nea


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