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call today. comcast business. beyond fast. i'm luis pennia in richmond where it happened again a piece of concrete fell on the richmod sand rafael grij. >> do you think frist or or san jose why san jose is one of the most underthe appreciated cities across america. abc 7 news starts now. >> live breaking news. >> we gip with breaking news fl the benicia bridge where southbound lanes, closed almost four years because of a man stopped on the bridge and claimed to have a bomb. >> officers eventually took him into custody. he mab identified as 54-year-old rodney brinker hoff but the bomb squadpickup.
southbound traffic has been diverted. we will bring you updates here on abc 7 news app. >> dozens of students family members and friends gathered to mourn a pittsburg principal shot and killed. >> anser hasan joins with us more. anser. >> well, dan and alma dan potswell's funeral was yesterday. with you today a celebration of life, base rating the life of a man with a big impact in pittsburg. >> this should be a good time to honor the life of pauly shotswell. >> if you knew him you knew how great he was, right. >> the hugely popular pittsburg principal was shot annual killed allegedly by his wife following a dput. he leaves behind eight children. his son jonathan spoke. >> he was an inspiration for all of us whether to do god or make
better choices in life. that's his goal. >> a teach he were at the school wants people to remember how paul was always willing to help. >> outgoing, helpful be okay let me help you with this. >> he loved education but if it was up to him he probably would have been a rock star. >> paul's daughter's spoke of his love for music. his sister talked about his love for family and community. >> i just know that he is watching all of us, and i know that he is happy that we're all together. and i promise him that i will be around for the rest of my life, and i love you guys so much. i love you, >> definitely a very emotional night here tonight. now, earlier this woke, the judge ruled the mom cannot have contact with the three young
children because any could be called as witnesses in the case. she has pled not guilty and remains in richmond jail. abc 7 news. all right. good evening, everyone as we head into the week i do want to 'seadiock at her storm odopple7. it. so let's track this for you as we go into tomorrow morning, 5:00 a.m. you start to see the showers developing. the light going into 9:00, 10:00 in the morning. heading into the latter part of the day, the showers will wind town. but will they be done for the entire weekend? i'll be back with the rest of the forecast coming up. >> sandhya thank you. repairs under way after concrete chunks like this fell from the richmond sand rafael bridge today. the second time this has happened in months. president first incident happened february 7th near the east end of the span. today it fell on the west side.
abc 7 news reporter lus pennia is live with more. >> sky7 caught the moment the concrete fell on the lower level of the richmond sand rafael eastbound lanes backing up traffic two hours. >> basically reaching the end of the useful life and they've been patching it for yearsers. >> the mayor of richmond is an architect and says the bridge needs to be replaced. the director says that's the long-term plan. >> developing a study for big replacement and this year we will request the funds for the study. >> tony tavares mentioned unlike in february, today's incident is not the same as before. they were doing dem lish work as one of the expansion joints and some of the concrete fell on the barrier systems. >> there wer injuries but some residents plan to avoid this bridge. >> i'm worried about something dropping on me. >> ironically for april fool's
richmond's mayor closed about the bridge closing on april 15. i meant for it to be a joke not a prediction. >> maybe it was a joke or a prediction. they have confirmed the bridge is safe for drivers. abc 7 news. thank you so much. in the south bay, san jose police have been cleared of any wrongdoing in the fatal shooting of 24 year jennifer vasquez early christmas >> this is bodycam video released by the santa clara district attorney today. offices misidentified vasquez as a suspect in shooting. she threatened officers they say by driving toward them after a high-speed chase in a stolen hi uricers opened fire hittim aer warning her to stop. it made the officers fear for vallejo police are appealing
for help to identify a two suspects who t-boned an uber driver while carrying a passenger. watch this happening after 5:00 yesterday morning this incredible impact. the uber driver trying to make a left turn on sacrament street in mississippi street when a brang kia hit pip the suspects fled. the vallejo police reviewing surveillance video from a nearby home hoping to identify then. the driver and his passenger suffered minor injuries thankfully no worse. as part of efforts here at abc 7 news to build a better bay area we've been digging into ride share realities. >> we locked at several advantages and challenges of th week. those have included a commute challenge on monday, is a ride share -- is it a ride share or cab faster. >> we looked a uber and lyft safety policies and examined how some cities including san francisco are building to accommodate the influx of ride sharing. >> you can check out all of the
stories on abc 7 news.com i think you'll find them interesting. to cap it off, abc 7 news reporter wayne freedman became a lyft driver for a day. he wanted to see and we wanted to see first hand what the experience was like. take a look. >> have you ever wondered what it like to be a lyft driver? we did. look at our car. we rent to do from lyft. now we are going to hit the streets of san francisco. so welcome to the fray. it's slow moving much of the time in the big city. you're watching a man on four wheels casting himself to the whims of passengers he knows only on a first name basis but not for long. you must be amanda. >> that's me, thank you. >> you're karen, right. >> yes. >> your minimum zhen. >> and ahmed was happy to talk as long as we didn't show his face. >> we have done this before but never professionally. >> what's the feature story. >> i wanted to know what it's
like to be a lyft driver. it's not hard to sign up. answer a few questions give them a license number, social security. the hardest part for me was figuring out what picture to use. >> would you ride with that man? >> no. >> are you trying to be a slightly scarey picture. >> a scarey picture might be appropriate when dealing with downtown traffic. >> okay we're making another right on harrison. okay. shush. >> one learns quickly out here that civilians rarely give ride smar drivers any break. >> are you kidding? i'm working man. >> the lyft app is simple and effective connecting you with passengers and shows you the best route for getting them where they want to go. but you have to find them first. and at rush don't go.ave to k anden
god, i feel an obligation to commenting. >> while we look for cheng. lyft will lease a car like this for $219 plus taxes and fees. the driver pays for gas and has a $1,000 ductable for body reaction an accident. when you saw my picture. >> mostly drivers and passengers make small talk. >> you know what i like shauna. >> um-hum. >> because they have a lot of chinese food. >> that says be careful what you ask. you don't watch tv. >> you don't watch tv. out of the car. out of the car. >> out of the car. >> look. back op the highway now another car lesson with hamid in the airport run. >> we are in m of>> hamid was an out of towner tell them you're giving a special tour and sell it. >> nowr de $60n s des and got hamid to the
airport. >> the most dangerous portion of your journey has ended. >> so now the burning question we never answered. did we every o ever connect with cheng? yes. only took 20 minutes. in the numerous, wayne freedman, abc 7 news. >> should we apologize to everyone he picked up today. >> no. >> again we can see the ride share realities on the website. we want to hear your ideas about building a better bay area. share them by joining on facebook. >> i'm amanda del castillo a food and travel website called san jose one of the most underappreciated cities in america. we get reaction to that reputation. that's next. also here a warning for any new parents. the fisher price baby accessory linked to the death of
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a warning tonight about the fisher price rock and plap baby sleeper. the consumer product safety commission say it's linked to ten infant deaths since 2015. infants three months or older rolled to become or stomach or side while unrestrained. the cpsc recommends not using the sleeper when the child is three months old or able to roll over. >> two hundred people may have been exposed to measles in the sacramento. unvaccinated child diagnosed with the disease was treated in the emergency room on march 17th. uc davis sent a letter to patients exposed to the child urging them to notify their
primary health care provider. it suggests they discuss the possible rescues of infection and review vaccination history. faeg a live look at the bright city lights of san jose. maybe not known for its night life but online food, travel and entertainment website thrill us says it may actually be one of the most underappreciated cities in the country. >> new pat 11:00, abc 7 news reporter amanda del castillo has reaction to the claim. >> silicon valley, the global center for tech and innovation across the country most >> f ithe plachigh tech hub with they know. abo the capit hlan >> igree wnd the visitors know .mystique of the wifrpts house. the details and murals. days socializing at the square.
the bold installations at the institute of kemp wraer art and the culture. >> we have the largest vietnamese population outside of vietnam that's huge. >> tough to miss japantown and other enclafs around the is it he. >> you don't have to leave the country. you could get everything you want worldwide here. >> professional sports at the sap center which ironically named the top concert arena in the bay area. >> the sharks made a big difference moving the seem downtown. >> more is expected in the heart of the city soon. >> google is having a new headquarters here they are doing a lot for -- its own publicity. >> publicly even san jose state named the most underrated college in the state. visit san jose says it isn't a insult but a testament to the city humility. >> we are humble mind our own business and just do our thing. >> wong says changing culture, changing tech changing the way the world thinks. in san jose amanda del castillo, abc 7. >> san jose getting its props
anew. >> absolutely. we need to to check the weather for the weekend. >> our meteorologist sandhya patel is mere. i have encouraging news. storm after storm we have seen all winter and part of spring. it has paid off. look at our season to date. everybody above 100%. san francisco you're 110% of average. 133 in santa rosa. 106 san jose. oakland 101 and same thing for move et field. no rain on live doppler 7 right now but we had some with the storm that moved quickly through the bay area earlier today. kent field and san jose 0.7 of of an inch everyone else less than that we didn't expect a lot and it ddn't produce much. in case you are taking part in the san francisco rock 'n' roll marathon series on sunday, the weather is going to be cooperate. it's going to be cloudy in the morning. be and as you run, temperatures in the mid-50s. coming up i onn e morning plenty of cloud cover should be ideal conditions out there.
live look right now from our exploratorium camera it's a stunning view right now. temperatures in the 40s. 50s. it's comfortable with all the clouds. a beach hazard statement has been issued westerly swell coming in. so tomorrow between 5:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m. there is a higher risk of sneaker we was. be careful especially especially for the west facing beaches. emeryville camera showing a stunning view of san francisco, showers to start the weekend. dry saturday late afternoon through monday morning and the next system arrives monday afternoon evening. so it's a one on the storm impact scale. tomorrow scattered showers less than 0.2 and breezy at time. making the morning plans make sure you have the umbrella at 5:00 a.m. it's wet. by the time we head into 10:00 a.m. still showers and light stuff. at noontime scattered across the bay area by 1:30 winding down by 2:00 p.m. it's done. fine for the second half of saturday. first thing in the morning, 40s, 50. a few showers.
in the afternoon it's going to be a milder day with low to upper 60s. a mix of sun and clouds for your saturday. if you, game 2 of the series is the giantsens against tampa bay reyes at oracle park. the showers end just in time for the game. 58 degrees in the afternoon coming up to 63. yes you need shades. download the app, track the temperatures get live doppler 7. foam showers to start as you look at the forecast to start off the weekend. but it's not going to be a washout. second half of the weekend is dry, warmer and then monday late afternoon, evening, we have a chance of light showers. a level 1. dry tuesday. wednesday brighter. and then thursday there is an opportunity foreseeing showers. we're getting into the time of year when things are not so definitive like winter. but if when we continue on the track we're going with then hopefully this will be good. keep us out of th dug le we are right now. >> thank you sandhya. >> all right well the avengers
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it done. the jants lose the home opener 5-2. frustrating for the hitters. emotional for bochy. >> it's overwhelming what happened there. and you know, something i'll never forget. so i thank them and it was a -- a really special moment. >> i mean, ideally we love to jump out to a lead every game. you know, it's obviously not too many games played yet. and hopefully we can turn it around. 's starting a 10-game road trip in houston. tied at one in the fou-1 l.the with two out. ramon with the rbi single the fourth hit of the game. ne up, chad pinder.gh. chance to be the hero he grounds out and that's the game. the a's fall by the final of 3-2. the abc sports report sponsored by river rock casino.
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