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now at 5:00, new safety bay area years and a test force. those are some of the changes involving smart trains after recent deaths. senator kamala harris going after president trump on "jimmy kimmel live!." what she's saying about the president's values. good morning. we made it to thursday, july 18. >> almost there. you're never more than seven minutes away from my accuweather forecast. here is meteorologist mike nicco. >> pretty quiet out there other than light drizzle as you near sflan. the marine layer has more juice in it this morning. it's also a little milder. don't let that fool you. it's going to be the complete opposite during the afternoon. so 55 to 62 this morning. then we barely make it into the 60s this afternoon at the coast. we go from 75 to 76 noon to four. those are supposed to be our warmest times. supposed to be a big jump there. just not going to happen today.
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inland, 79 to 82. you can see what the sea breeze does. brings our temperatures back below average. real comfortable evening on the way from 60 at the coast to near 70 inland. how about the commute? >> looking very comfortable so far as well. very few issues on the board so far. sounds like one minor problem on westbound highway 4 past san marco bld boulevard. bay port area into concord, debris in the roadway and at least two vehicles hit that. we have debris blocking part of one lane. the vehicles are off on the shoulder. chp on the way to the scene to investigate. right now we're still in the green through that stretch. a quick check on the richmond side of the richmond-san rafael bridge, nice and dry. no drops on our camera lens. very light volumes on web 580. unanimous vote went through for safety measures to prevent more deaths around smart trains. five people have died in less than three weeks. >> the smart trains director is calling it a public health
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crisis. two of the deaths were accidental, three were suicides. anser hassan has more on what officials are doing. >> reporter: one of the first steps is to put up safety fencing in these crossing areas so passengers will have to zigzag their way through. if you're on foot or on bike, you would have to hit the dpens before you hit a train. it's an effort to improve safety at 62 railroad crossings along the 43-mile stretch of track. the smart board members say another problem centers around mental health issues. there have been six suicides on the track since smart launched in 2017. the board says suicide is a community issue which requires a community response. they formed a suicide prevention coalition, made up of public safety, mental health and transit construction on some of these new barriers is set to begin
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within the next few weeks. live, anser hassan, abc 7 news. a reminder that, if you or someone you love is struggling with suicidal thoughts, you can find your ally at we have links to suicide, domestic violence, bullying and school safety. happening today sks bay area comunity and faith groups are asking nancy pelosi to defund i.c.e. and condemn the raids. they're holding a press conference at 11:00 at the federal building to voice concerns. the activist group wants speaker pelosi to release all those detained and reunite them with their families. faith advocates, attorneys and legal observers will also be there. a murder suspect will take a competency contest. malik dosouqi is accused of killing these two men, prosecutors say he lured the
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victims to skyline boulevard to kill them. yesterday dosouqi was in court for a hearing. the judge reviewed his records and noted he was laughing randomly in court. all proceedings are on hold until doctors examine him. an east bay man who attacked oakland police officers is expected to be sentenced. gee vonnie gains brought several bombs to a peaceful rally last year. one of them went off and hurt ten officers. the rally was being held in honor of 18-year-old stabbing victim nia wilson. we're hearing from two window washers left dangling from the millen kbrum tower complex. >> they were stuck for more than fur hours before being rescued. abc 7 reporter kate larsen has their story. >> reporter: a high in the sky emergency as two window washers working at the millennium tower complex got stuck outside the tenth floor. until the san francisco fire department came to the rescue. >> we were sending a rescue
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group up to the roof to try to repel down from them. while we were coming down from below to see if our ladder would reach up and going straight to the tenth floor to see if we could pull them through the windows. >> reporter: the firefighters tell me the window washers started working on the building around 7:00 in the morning. for some reason around noon their rig got stuck. >> crazy. >> reporter: cory is one of the window washers who says they were stuck hanging outside for more than four hours. >> the motor stopped working on the rig, so we tried to fix it. it wouldn't work anymore. >> we just wanted to get in. >> reporter: cory has a message for his rescuers. >> we love them and appreciate them. >> reporter: after the rescue sky 7 was overhead as they worked with firefighters on the roof to try to figure out how to get their platform off the side of the building. eventually another employee got it going. chief dobson says with all of san francisco's high-rises, they train for this type of incident.
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>> lucky it was the 10th floor, not the 30th or 40th? >> exactly. >> here is hoping there's not a next time. in san francisco, kate larsen, abc 7 news. new developments on the shaking in southern california. there was another earthquake near ridge crest. this time the usgs says it was a 4.6 near coso junction. it hit shortly before 9:00 last night. since then, there have been a dozen aftershocks. this comes after a pair of big quakes hit the rich crest area two weeks ago. 6.4 on the fourth of july and a 7.1 the day after that. let's take a look at what's going on with your temperatures. we'll start -- supposed to start in the east bay. let's try this one more time. come on, computer. time to get up. there we go. 56-degree range in richmond for the cool spot. everybody else from 57 in el sobrante and castro valley to union city about 60.
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upper 50s to low 60s as you head from san francisco, san carlos, 57, down to the 60s around mountain view, san jose, los gatos. low to upper 60s in the east bay valleys, 54 in santa rosa and pacifica. here is a look at santa cruz this morning. mild to -- there will be one or two hot spots, mainly warm today in our beaches. going to be a little breezy today and around the bay, you've got to watch out for the small craft advisory. let me go back and show it to you really quick. there you go. mainly north of the bay bridge, east of the golden gate bridge. it starts at 9:00 this morning. for 12 hours we're going to have some gusty conditions. let's take a look at what's going on in the east bay valleys, in the 60s through 9:00. mixture of clouds and sunshine and only low to mid 90s this afternoon. much different than yesterday. the accuweather seven-day forecast is next. herealexis. looking at the bay bridge toll plaza, the car pool lanes are open. a lineup in the cash lanes on
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the left and maybe a tiny one on the right. although that looks like the better side to go to if you're paying cash. no delays for fastrak users. give it ten or 15 minutes and we'll see it back up into the maze when the metering lights turn on. drive times, just one in the yellow, westbound 580 tracy to dublin, 42 minutes for you. southbound 680 dublin to mission boulevard in the green at 16. another 15 minute drive northbound 85 highway 101 to cupertino. another taxi cab company in san francisco looks like it will end its run now. 78 taxi medallions operate out of the company. the workers will be welcome to operate at the national cab company. this comes roughly two years after the yellow cab company filed for bankruptcy and was bought out by a competitor. sign of the times, reggie. the ninth circuit court of appeals is set to hear arguments
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o n a controversial 20-foot tall cross at albany hill park. east bay atheist objected to the symbol being on city property. when the city acquired the land it came with an easement allowing the local lions club to maintain the cross. a u.s. district judge ruled that a cross at a public park violates -- berkeley will become the first u.s. city to phase out natural gas in an effort to fight climate change. the city council approved an orlando nantz banning natural gas lines in new buildings. this will take effect next year. council members say leelectrici will become the standard for energy. coming up next, the 7 things you need to know before you start your day. a priceless memory now preserved after the campfire. sephora pulling several
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it's 5:12. if you're just joining us, here are the seven things to know. fire officials in japan have confirmed nearly 30 deaths in an arson attack at a popular animation studio in kyoto. police say the suspect who is now in the hospital spread a flammable liquid around the studio and set it on fire. number two, smart officials will build new safety barriers
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in several locations after a series of deaths. five people have died after being hit by trains in the last three weeks. the tax on uber and lyft rides is one step closer to going before voters. if approved, you could pay up to 3.25% more per ride. according to "the examiner" the board of supervisors is expected to vote next week to place it on the november ballot. number four, there are calls for an fbi investigation into face app. that is that viral app that ages your face. lawmakers are concerned it could be a national security risk because it is owned by a company in russia. number five, here is a look from our roof camera. more cloud cover than yesterday. the sea breeze we talked about, look what it does to our temperatures today, five to 12 degrees cooler than yesterday. no more 90s in the forecast for a while. number six, so far, so good. we are looking at a very quiet early morning commute. taking you up to highway 4, our only issue we've had so far
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today. just past san marco, debris is fully cleared from the roadway and no delays through that area. number seven, manhole is out. now we call them maintenance holes, at least according to the berkeley city council. they approved an ordinance eliminating gender preference language that appears in the municipal code. their mows founder l l l holmes is in court. abc news reporter rebecca jarvis explains. >> reporter: in this morning's "gma first look," elizabeth holmes who promised to revolution nice blood testing seen walking into a san francisco courthouse. >> we made it possible to run comprehensive laboratory tests from a tiny sample or a few drops of blood that could be taken from a finger. >> reporter: now 35 years old, holmes dropped out of stanford
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at just 19 to launch her health care startup. she and co-defendant former boyfriend and ceo sonny balwani are charged with multiple counts of fraud and conspiracy to commit fraud. so what's next for the former billionaire? it's all coming up at 7:00 a.m., with your "gma first look," i'm rebecca jarvis, abc news new york. artists and entertainers are joining protesters in calling for the resignation of puerto rican governor. lin-manuel miranda, the creator of the musical "hamilton" joined the protest yesterday. singer ricky martin and bad bunny joined other protests in san juan. this follows a leak of the governor's private chats. a bittersweet set of photos brought tears to the eyes of one
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northern california couple who lost everything they own in the campfire including the 20-year-old wedding album. they contacted the photographer, richard briggs. he said he not only remembered their wedding, he had kept the negatives. >> they came back and said we dug immediately and we found them. we have them. and mark and i told -- i told mark, oh, my god, they have them. we both started crying. >> she came out and said they're going to remake the album and give it to us. we were just like, that doesn't happ happen. >> briggs hand delivered this album to if couple. he says he's kept all his negatives dating back to the very start of his career in 1985. gosh, what a nice thing to happen to that couple after everything they've been through. >> so many families have been through the same.
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you're never more than seven minutes away from my accuweather forecast. meteorologist mike nicco with a look at your day ahead. >> here is a look at san jose. 87 near the airport, 59 degrees right now. as you get into the higher elevations, you may run into some drizzle or the closer to the coast you get, same thing. today on this milder morning that will flip and become a cooler afternoon. more clouds the next couple nights, more chances of drizzle. a summer spread that will begin sunday as another warming trend moves inland. here is a look at a cold front. it's trying to move into california. it's so hard this time of year to get a bona fide cold front through. what it is doing is opening the door for a cooler onshore breeze. that's why the next couple days temperatures are dropping dramatically today and holding steady below average to the warming trend sunday. we have 80s in the south bay, mainly morgan hill and gilroy, 82 to 80 there. we'll have mid 70s for most of
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the peninsula. 70, a little cooler in millbrae. cloud cover, definitely sticky along the coast compared to yesterday. low 60s there. mid to upper 60s downtown to south san francisco. up through the north bay. we start closer to the san pablo bay where it's going to be breezy in the mid to upper 70s. petaluma northward, upper 60s, not quite as breezy. look at the finger of fog rolling between the bay bridge and richmond-san rafael bridge and never going away today. today 80 to 89 in our inland east bay neighborhoods. here is a look at my accuweather seven-day forecast. a couple degrees warmer, low to mid 90s next week. near 80 along the way. 60s at the coast. one new issue to talk about on the board this morning. not a lot of details in yet. it sounds like it could be significant issue. it is in the countercommute direction, east bay 80 off-ramp to richmond parkway. that's not really a terrible area. it sounds like we have a flipped tanker truck.
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trying to get more information. i know emergency crews are just heading to the scene. we don't know about injuries, how much damage is done to the truck and definitely no delays at the moment. certainly something i'll keep an eye on this morning. traffic coming into san francisco looking good. just got word of a vehicle that ran out of gas on the lower deck of the bay bridge just past treasure island. so far not causing delays getting out of the city. i believe they made it off to the shoulder. westbound 580 richmond-san rafael bridge six minutes. 12 minutes across san mateo. 9 minutes westbound 84 for the dumbarton bridge. we know which candidates will take part in the second debate on july 30th and 31st. steve bullock will take the place of east bay congressman eric swalwell who dropped out earlier this month. the other 19 candidates are the same ones who participated in the first debate including joe biden, bernie sanders and senator kamala harris. on this evening a drawing will determine which candidates will
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appear on which night. abc news will host the third democratic primary debate in september. senator kamala harris appeared on "jimmy kimmel live!" last night. she told jimmy president trump's values -- she told jimmy president trump values the opinions of dictators over american intel and targets those most vulnerable. >> they prey on those often in desperate need of help. this is the kind of characteristic that we see in this president and then he embraces the dictators, he embraces kim jong-un, embraces vladimir putin, mds. who is this guy? >> i really -- you personalize it very well. i think he was the host of the "celebrity apprentice." >> she said president trump should go back to hosting a tv show. still ahead, the dangerous heat wave bearing down on much
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of the u.s. >> amazon prime day setting records. the most popular products sold over that two-day sale. a popular tv show getting a reboot on a new streaming service. here is a live look outside at 5:21. the sun slowly coming up this morning. we'll be right back.
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heat crushing much of the u.s. and bracing for more dangerous heat today. more than 170 million people will be exposed to hot summer
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weather in places like new york, philadelphia, washington under a heat emergency. the temperature in d.c. is expected to feel almost as hot as death valley. that's the key. there's going to be so much humidity in the air that the temperatures won't cool at night. humidity is one of our greatest greenhouse gases president that's why temperatures will be able, look at this, from salt lake city and phoenix -- granted it's dry here, draw a line from there, minneapolis, chicago, d.c. southward. in the 90s to 100. all the storm tracks are all around us. look at these highs today. look at the highs for tomorrow. there's not much of a difference. the longer we stay into this, 100 in chicago. some people don't have air conditioning. so we're going to have issues with some heat-related deaths. it's something very hard to monitor. it is one of the top killers, if you will, of weather unfortunately.
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mike, thank you. a self-driving car company has big plans to expand in silicon valley. aurora struck a deal to shift the company's headquarters to mountain view. the company is currently in palo alto but just leased a big research and office building on north bernardo avenue. the company raised $690 million in three funding rounds last month. move over black friday, step aside cyber monday. amazon claims it did more business on prime day than both of those discount holidays combined. the online retailer says prime day 2019 was the largest shopping event in its history. amazon sold more than 175 million items during that two-the day event. the top sellers? instant pots, so that's still a big deal i guess, and dna kits. >> yeah, i see that. also b to be fair, it was two
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days this year. so it should beat last year. sephora deniesing a report it sells expired products. sephora tells buzzfeed it's simply not true. a beauty blogger pointed to a number of sale items. she said they were, quote, very old and they include sephora x pan toe color director pallet, sephora mara hoffman collection of makeup and creams. missing the name of the influencer in that story. gossip girl fans, listen up. the hit series is returning to television by way of hbo max. the streaming service has put in an order for ten episodes. several original writers and producers are coming back for the spesh, but not clear if any of those original stars, blake lively, et cetera, will be returning. "gossip girl" is a drama about
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wealthy teens behaving badly. just to clarify, the series won't be on hbo itself. hbo soon to be launched streaming service. you know what was really funny, reggie, when "gossip girl" was on netflix for a period of time, the description was rich, unreasonably attractive private school students do horrible, scandalous things to each other repeatedly. that's probably the best description i could come up with for that show. >> what we just saw there is the most i've ever seen of "gossip girl." >> you're welcome. b.a.r.t. facing a bigger price tag than expected. the plans that are now on hold. how would you feel about paying an extra tax on top of the charge for your uber or lyft. i'm jobina fortson live with the details that's looking like a very real possibility. very real possibility. a crowd at a
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now at 5:30, a tax on ride and demand fares is a step closer to a ballot in san francisco. the goal is to help cut traffic congestion. developing news in japan. at least 30 people are dead in ar an arson attack. makers of the popular face app now addressing privacy concerns after lawmakers call on the fbi to investigate. what did i tell you? don't do this. good morninghi thursday, july 18th. >> or do it. take a rest. >> give the russians your entire phone. just give it to them. take it. >> what if they already have it? that's the scary part. >> yeah, i think they do.
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>> it's too late. never mind. give up. >> we're all going to do it then. look for it. here is a look at what's going on outside at 5:31 on a thursday. the delta breeze kicked in last night. it's up to 30 miles per hour into fairfield. quite a headwind from dickson, fairfield, vacaville, closer to the bay area. you can see a gorgeous sunrise developing from mt. tamalpais. notice as we head towards noon and 4:00, temperatures not close to where we were yesterday. 90s are gone. mid 70s around the bay. 60s at the coast. look at that. 50 to 60 to near 70 by 7:00. cool evening on the way. alexis? >> back to the richmond area where we've got a problem, a flipped tanker truck on east bay 80. it sounds like it's on the off-ramp to richmond parkway. chp is heading to the scene right now. it sounds like they're trying to sort out the exact location. it's possibly off onto the
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surface street on richmond parkway beyond the off-ramp. it's not affecting the mainline. still waiting more information. sounds like the driver is okay, however the truck is leaking fluid, so it could be a hazmat and they could have a big cleanup ahead of them. waiting for more information, as soon as i get that, i'll pass it on to you. a quick check of the bay bridge toll plaza, metering lights are on. we have a disabled vehicle reported in lane number five. so the fifth lane over from the left, it sounds like that's the last of those cash lanes. waiting for help from a bridge crew. new developments on the proposed uber and lyft tax. san francisco voters, it looks like, will decide in november if they want to pay more for the ride. >> supp posters say it's needed to help fight congestion. abc 7's jobina fortson live at sfo this morning. >> reporter: people are very close to seeing this on their ballots in november. uber and lyft are supporting the
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extra tax, too. here is a breakdown for everybody so you can see what this will look like. if it's approved, it will all be in place by 2020. so it would add a surcharge of 1.5% to shared rides and 3.25% on all other rides in san francisco. all electric cars would have a 1.5% surcharge for the first five years. the money would fund transportation and safety improvements to streets. the tax is all about cutting down on traffic congestion. san francisco supervisor aaron peskin introduced the proposal. he told us back in april research found that during the peak of the morning and p.m. commutes 50% of congestion in downtown san francisco was a result of uber and lyft. according to the "san francisco examiner," the board of supervisors' budget and finance committee approved the tax and the full board is expected to vote next week to put it on the ballot on november 5th. if it passes again, 2020, this
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will a be eecthere. i put in my uber app to see how much it would cost to get from the station to the airport. it's $32.10. with this extra tax, it would add about a dollar to this. so you're looking at $33.10. for now, live from sfo this morning, jobina fortson, abc 7 news. >> thank you jobina. the latest democratic candidate to enter the president race held his first bay area campaign appearance in san francisco. tom steyer appeared at manny's in san francisco's mission district last night. he spoke about a wide range of issues, defended his wealth and told a small crowd he believes he's the candidate who can beat donald trump. >> the reason i'm running is because we have a broken government, that corporate money has bought the democracy, that the only solution to that is going to be pushing power back to the people, retaking the democracy, and i've been doing that as an outsider for ten
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years. >> steyer defended his lack of political experience saying years of working in finance and starting his non-profit, next gen america was good training ground. democratic presidential hopeful pooeg will visit the bay area on wednesday. he toured a veterans community project in kansas city, missouri with jason candor. a rally erupted into chants to, quote, send her back, at a trump rally last night. you can hear that chant referring to representative ilhan omar who was born in somalia and later became an american citizen. she's one of four minority lawmakers the president attacked telling them to go back to where they came from. many calling that tweet racist and pointing to white nationalism as president trump's tool for re-election. on san francisco's knob
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hill, donald trump jr. and former san francisco first lady kimberly guilfoyle headlined a fund-raiser. the location was kept quiet because of fear of protests. the fund-raiser drew about 50 people. >> republicans don't have any voice pretty much in san francisco. so to be able to participate in an event like that on a national level with someone they support is something a lot of people will jump at. earlier this month, the trump campaign announced it raised $105 million in the second quarter. developing out of japan this morning. fire of firmts have confirmed nearly 30 deaths in an arson attack at a popular animation studio in kyoto. police say a man burst into the building, spread a flammable building around the studio and then set it on fire. the suspect was also injured in the fire and taken to the hospital. fire crews worked to extinguish the fire while also pulling out injured workers. police are searching for a possible motive behind the attack. chevron is investigating the cause of a flaring incident at
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its refinery in richmond. the refinery issued a level one community warning about 7:30 last night. chevron says there was no environmental or health risk to the community. the flaring produced a plume of black smoke. flaring is used to relieve a buildup of pressure during production. in the east bay, the man accused of killing nia wilson at the macarthur b.a.r.t. station will stand trial. a judge says john lee cowell is competent enough to proceed. cowell is accused of tabbing wilson in an unprovoked attack. her sister was stabbed as well buzz survived. the judge reviewed reports from three doctors. one believed cowell lacked competency. the another didn't render a decision. and the third found him to be competent. cowell will return to court next month. plans to install canopies over b.a.r.t. stationesque laters in san francisco have been delayed. "the examiner brsh reports the board of supervisors budget and finance committee questioned the $91 million price tag. that is for 21 canopies at four
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b.a.r.t. and muni metro stations along market street. about $45 million would come from a 2014 voter approved bond for transportation infrastructure. a vote on the plan was continued until next week. we have much more still ahead including the charges dropped against an actor accused of sexual assault. b.a.r.t. is facing another challenge, how to deal with a large homeless camp growing under tracks in the east bay. imagine getting free beer for the rest of your life. there's a catch of course. what busch beer is challenging you to do. that's a nice picture as the sun comes up over the bay bridge. >> gorgeous. i grew up in st. louis. i don't drink busch beer. i'm just saying, good luck with that. >> mike. >> it's not that bad actually. i'm kidding. we've got temperatures in the upper 50s to low 60s in the south bay. 62 in mountain view, to 57 in santa clara. we have slightly cooler weather, bodega bay, san francisco 57.
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alameda 59. brentwood about 66 degrees. i chose that shot, too, because i loved the way it looked. plus, it's the commute planner. patchy drizzle as you come across the bridge in san francisco and along the coast. cool and warm today for mass transit. no more heat out there. breezy north of the bay bridge as you head onto the ferries later this afternoon through the evening. we'll jump from the 50s to the 60s to 70s from 7:00 to 11:00, hang out in the upper 70s, near 80 there in the north bay. in the east bay, temperatures in the 60s and mostly cloudy through 9:00. still pretty cloudy at 11:00 at 72. more sunshine this afternoon and mid 70s. already 66 with increasing clouds by 7:00. san francisco, i hope you enjoyed yesterday and all that sunshine and 70 because today a lot more cloud cover and temperatures around 62 to 64 degrees this afternoon which isn't bad. but it's not 70 and sunshine either which is just about
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perfect. we'll talk about a little bit warmer weather in the accuweather seven-day forecast. i see you have something circled on the graphics. >> yeah, take a look at the bay bridge toll plaza. this is the disabled vehicle i was talking about a few minutes ago. the tow truck is there and working on getting this red car hooked up to the tow. that's lane five. that's not going to help out things if you're entering the maze and trying to get up to the toll plaza. those metering lights are officially on as of 5:26. things are definitely getting busy for that bay bridge commute. we're still working on getting more information. we have a tanker truck on its side, east bay 80 off-ramp to richmond parkway. it sounds like that's the location. i don't think we have any of the main lanes on east bay 80 blocked. we talked to chp and they're trying to sort it out, too. they're still heading to the scene. as soon as we have an update, we'll pass that along. i believe we have fluids that are leaking. it sounds like the driver is o i kachlt b.a.r.t., 31 trains in
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more good news as we creep closer to the weekend. everything is green. that's the healthiest level of air quality we can have, it goes all the way through sunday. let's take a look around. we still have a little heat hanging on. fresno 100, palm springs 108.
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notice the sea breeze making it to sacramento. low to mid 80s for tahoe and yosemite. today about 77 in los angeles. here is a look at our temperatures. friday, tomorrow, 80, 82 saturday, 83 sunday. close to average. look at the cool nights, though, in the mid to upper 40s. happening today, a federal judge will decide whether billionaire jeffrey epstein will be let out of jail on bail. the 66-year-old asked the judge to let him live under house arrest with supervision in his upper east side mansion in manhattan. prosecutors say he's an extreme flight risk that should not be eligible for bail because of how serious his charges are, charged with sex trafficking of minors in the early 2000s, he's pleaded not guilty. prosecutors dropped a sexual assault charge against kevin spacey. he was accused of getting an 18-year-old drunk and groping him. the case fell apart after
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spacey's accuser refused to testify about text messages the defense claims were deleted. >>t a sprawling homeless encampment that's not just tents, most of them plywood, some two stories high. it's at 81st and san leandro in east oakland. another near b.a.r.t. tracks on east 12th street has a multistory building complete with windows and a front door look. a neighbor tells abc 7 news he's reported the illegal structure to b.a.r.t. police several times. as part of our commitment to building a better bay area, we asked what the city and b.a.r.t. are doing. >> it is on b.a.r.t. property. if we move people off b.a.r.t. property, they would be on oakland property. we need to work with the city very closely in deciding what we're going to do. >> the cityookingt a two-pronged approach, using the fire code to remove the dangerous structures and offering residents spots in a future community cabin site. uber is taking on amazon.
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the fran-based ride hailing service is launching a new way to shop during your ride. uber is partnering with carg you can get everything from snacks to cosmetics. drivers will get $1.00 per purchase, plus 10% of every purchase will be returned to you in the form of uber credits. one day and one day only, opening the most exclusive popup ever, popping up where busch tastes great, in the great outdoors, middle of the forest, miles from the closest city. >> busch beer offering you free beer from life if you're the first to find the secret bar hidden in a national forest this weekend. the company plans to tweet clues from now to saturday to help adventurers find the oasis. the concept is more than just about selling beer, they've teamed up with the national forest foundation and plans to plant 100 trees for i have
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reperson that finds the bar. that's cool. >> sweet. i like that. >> skip to monday when we find dozens of people who are still wandering around the national forests of this country. >> looking for a secret bar. >> and first responders are trying to find them. >> he hasn't been seen since thursday. >> blood hounds. >> maybe bring water, bring a fully charged cell phone, let people know where you the bread crumbs as you go. >> i was thinking maybe pretz s pretzels. >> definitely not eaten by wildlife. >> good luck. i hope we follow up on that. that would be neat to see. if they're wandering the forest in our neighborhood, they wouldn't have to worry. the rest of the country is pretty hot. you can see the exploratorium and inclosing clouds. a ild mooer morning but also a cooler afternoon. more night clouds and chances of drizzle. the summer spread, inland heat sunday. let's take a look at what's
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happening. you see drizzle along the coast and the closer you are to san francisco. they'll hang around through about, at the coast, 11:00. you can see the clouds hanging around the bay from this bay bridge northward to the san mateo bridge all during the afternoon hours. look at the quicker return during the evening hours. it will set us up for a cool day tomorrow. sunnyvale, cupertino, clara at 78. look at the cloud cover. much more extensive than yesterday. low to mid 60s here. mid to upper 60s with a lot less sunshine on the bay side of san francisco, also. you can see the breezes around the san pablo bread, mid to upper 70s. farther north, low to mid 80s away from the cooling breeze. richmond at 68, oakland 70 a fr. not quite as breezy there. tonight back in the mid 50s to low 60s. not quite as 3450i8d as this morning. my accuweather seven-day
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forecast seven-day forecast, pattern holds tomorrow, you can see it slowly warms inland. by the time we get to the end of the weekend, back to 90 there and 80 around the bay. some good news and bad news for the bay bridge toll plaza. the metering lights are on. we talked about that red vehicle that was getting hooked um to the tow truck last time we checked out this camera. looks like that has cleared, although not officially from the board. it's certainly not on our camera view at this point. i think that one is gone we've got a new problem. same location, not sure which lane, but a vehicle with a blown-out transmission just before the toll plaza westbound 80. looking for that, sounds like emergency crews are trying to find that vehicle as well. a little more information about the flipped tanker truck, eastbound 80 to richmond parkway. pinole pd is on the scene. the truck is leaking liquid asphalt binder. i've been trying to find out what that is. it does not look like a great substance to be leaking out of anything. weave got hazmat crews on the way to the scene. again, i don't think this is
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blocking any main lanes of east bay 80. not seeing any delays. sounds like that's going to be more of a surface street issue. quick check of drive times, southbound 680 walnut creek to dublin, 14 minutes. southbound 101 santa rosa to san francisco, 58 minutes. new at 6:00, new research about moms and whether women who stay at home may be more prone to a medical condition. first, people were on their way to the moon for the first time 50 kbleers ago this week. a local connection to the apollo 11 mission celebrates the milestone. do you know how to spot a fake census scam? i'm michael finney and this is a "7 on your side" quick tip. the census has been in the news a great deal lately. the bad guys have been keeping track. now they're sending out letters, emails and texts asking you to answer questions and then send in the required $15 fee. there is no required $15 fee. it's simply a rip-off. don't get taken in.
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another group of scam artists are going door-to-door. they say they're with the census and they need personal information, your name, your mother's maiden name, your social security number. don't fall for it. better yet. just don't answer the door. if you have any concerns about the census at all or any individual census question, i
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remember yesterday we were talking about the a's going for a sixth consecutive win.
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guess whose doing the same thing, the giants back home with a five-game winning streak. the boys on the other side of the bay are going, hey, we did it yesterday, can you do it today? 61 at 7:15, dropping down to about 59 at oracle. yesterday's summer spread was 30 degrees from 65 in half moon bay to 95 in antioch. we're 69 in half moon bay today. san francisco down from 69 to 74. 82 in walnut creek and 87 in antioch. enjoy the break from the summer heat. it is coming back later on in the weekend. alexis? >> taking a look outside at the north bay commute. this should say just san rafael, not richmond-san rafael bridge. this is marin county, southbound 101 cruising along. no visibility issues. that commute is looking great so far this morning. a quick check of drive times. looking great, too. in the green all the way around,
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westbound 80 highway 4 to the maze, 20 westbound 80 once you get through the toll plaza there, the rest of the way into san francisco looking good, coming in at 12 minutes. southbound 101 san francisco to sfo in the green at nine. new details on the privacy controversy surrounding the popular face app that uses artificial intelligence to make you look old, or young. this morning faceapp says it only up loads the photos selected by a user for ed at this timing. most are deleted from the cloud within 48 hours. tech crunch received a statement from the company, developed in russia, faceapp claims no user data is transferred to russia because it uses aws and google cloud. officials say they don't share any user data with third parties. critics have cautioned the app may collect your personal information in addition to the pictures you upload.
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so the bottom line is -- i don't know what the bottom line is actually. >> here is the thing. free apps need something in return for them being free. and that is your data. that's what it is. >> uh-huh. happening to davgs san francisco's planning commission scheduled to vote on a project. kilroy realty and wholesale flower vendors reaffirmed the agreement to gash tea a new flower mart as part of a central soma development. if approved, vendors would have the option of either returning to the sixth and brennan location or moving the a new permanent location. a decommissioned aircraft carrier docked in the east bay is marking its roll e in the apollo 11 landing. sailors and helicopter crews from the hornet recovered the
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astronauts from nasa's first two lunar missions. a navy swimmer shared his missions with us. >> we looked over on the horizon and we could see the command module re-entering. it was a fireball with a long comet tail behind it. that was very exciting. >> president nixon flew to the hornet to greet the astronauts as they came on board. that navy swimmer looks so good and so young for this being 50 years ago. >> must have been 12 years old. new at 6:00, cleanup delay. why the debris from a mudslide in sausalito could be around for
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good morning. it's 6:00 a.m. on this thursday, july 18th. >> thrts, almost friday. almost the weekend. you're doing great.
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you're never more than seven minutes away from my accuweather forecast. parts of the country really hot. we're getting kind of cool, mike. >> yes. we dend to be the opposite. we will be as it gets cool here. it warms up about the other two-thirds of the country. we'll show you that coming up at about 6:23ment all the areas with 100-degree heat and heat indices 110 to 120. awful, oppressive, possibly deadly. for us, look at the gore you sunrise developing from mt. tamalpais. temperatures a little milder this morning because of the extra cloud cover, 55 to 62. check out the cloud cover. it hangs around thanks to a stronger sea breeze and temperatures drop. 61 at the coast, 76 around the bay. 82 inland by 4:00. the 90s are gone. grab a coat this evening, even at 7:00, starting to hit the 50s and 60s. alexis? >> good morning, mike. we're going to take you back into the richmond area where we've got a tanker truck on its side. that is leaking some liquid asphalt binder. sounds le


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