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>> building a better bay area, moving forward, finding solutions, this is abc 7 news. kumasi: now at 6:00, four people are kd kld. pusnd plea the as gunshots rt near city putin seemingly acknowledging his war in ukraine is not going well. he is calling upon more troops to try to reverse fortunes. kumasi: if you're having a bad dream, it could be a sign of a bigger health issue. the link between routine nightmares and dementia. sorry, y'a;ll. getting to know about that. it is wednesday, 6:00, the 21st
of september. drew: love how you spend that. waking up from a nightmare, nice day. kumasi: good morning. reggie: ready for a new nightmare. [laughter] drew: let us talk about nicer weather headed our way later today. we have some showers, we are tracking what weather this morning. you will find scattered showers and drizzle crossing the peninsula to the east bay, san mateo bridge. you are finding wet roads this morning. on the exclusive storm impact scale, it is a level 1 with spotty showers, even lightning strikes. the east bay hills camera, heroes have how the day shapes up. showers in the morning, the afternoon is almost a totally different day. we are brightening up our skies, drying out. finishing the day with temperatures in the 60's and 70's. we will go hour-by-hour and talk about a warm weekend on the way, coming up. kumasi: thank you.
this morning, crisis of crime is paralyzing the city of oakland and made desperate search for solutions. the violence exploded this week with four people killed within 24 hours. a person was killed near city hall on 14th and broadway yesterday afternoon. the night before, a woman shot and killed. less than an hour later, two men were gunned down outside of a restaurant on telegraph avenue. new surveillance video shows the moment the gunfire erupted outside the restaurant, we want to warn you it is hard to watch. it shows graphic violence. in this video, you see three men. they are standing outside the restaurant when a white car drives up. someone starts to shoot. you can see the muzzle flash, bullets go flying. friends identify him of the victims as a 27-year-old. the other, a 50 seven-year-old, was a member of the oakland islamic center and was at the
river nile market next door to the restaurant. >> we ran toward the scene. by the time we got there, we saw a man drenched in his own blood. i saw my son standing over his body, screaming and trying to do something. by the time we got there, he was already gone. kumasi: police believe there were multiple shooters inside the moving vehicle. no arrests have been made. reggie: in major development in the war in ukraine. russian president vladimir putin moving overnight to annex portions of eastern and southern ukraine. it comes a president biden is set to address the u.n. today. jobina: the white house is president biden will speak on a wide range of issues during his address, but his main focus will be on ukraine. >> he will offer a firm rebuke of russia's unjust war. countries cannot conquer their neighbors by force. jobina: in an address overnight, the russian president announced the partial mobilization of
russian citizens in an effort to increase the size of the russian military. reuters reports after the announcement from putin, flights out of russia sold out. he also threatened to used "all means at our disposal to defend russia's territorial integrity." while biden will offer harsh criticism, he will not call for russia's removal from the un security council. today's meeting is the first time in the u.n. general assembly fully in person since the pandemic began. kumasi: all new cars may soon be able to check drivers for alcohol use. the recommendation from the ntsb could put the brakes on drunk driving decks -- debts. lena howland -- deaths. lena howland's life. lena: the ntsb wants to see alcohol detection systems and all new vehicles made moving
forward. that can stop an intoxicated person from driving. if the recommendation is implemented by the national highway traffic safety administration, experts say it could reduce the number of alcohol-related crashes. one of the biggest causes of highway deaths in the country. the burst ends -- the push stems from an investigation your friends know -- near fresno last year. a drunk driver crashed head on with another vehicle new year's day, killing both adult drivers and seven children ranging from six to 15 years old. that is why the agency is considering the idea of passive alcohol detective systems, meaning drivers would be required to blow into a breathalyzer before hitting the road. they are looking into technology that could test their blood alcohol through touch. >> i look at this technology as it is part of a progression we see going electrical vehicles,
having self driving cars. now, we are talking safety. lena: the ntsb has no regulatory authority and can only ask other agencies to act using the recommendation to add pressure onto the national highway traffic safety administration to move. a law passed last or gives the agency three year timeline. they told abc 7 news the only acceptable number of impaired driving crashes is zero. the agency has initiated work to meet the bipartisan infrastructure laws requirement for rulemaking, concerning advanced impaired driving technology and vehicles. mothers against drug driving -- drunk driving say it will not hassle sober drivers. if you are not impaired, you will not notice a difference to your driving experience. we will hear from them in the next half-hour. lena howland, abc 7 news. reggie: san francisco unified
pasta plan to give students muslim holidays off next school year after community resistance. last month, they voted to add to muslim holidays to the academic calendar starting next year. supporters say hundreds of students were missing class each year for those holidays. but some are calling the decision unfair, noting the district does not observe prominent jewish holidays or other faith celebrations. one attorney threatened a lawsuit over the issue. >> you should use it as an example for how other communities can engage with the process. we as they please make a committed to implement -- >> why aren't these jewish holidays able to get a day off? reggie: several people address the issue last night. the board is promising to come up with a new plan to help students fairly celebrate cultural and religious holidays. kumasi: one firefighter is being treated by hospital for minor injuries after a fire broke out
in a commercial building in san leandro. it started just after 10:00 last night at 139th and washington avenue. investigators say this building is a so-called rowhouse. fire fighters are asking people to stay away from the area as they continue to put out hotspots. still to come, thousands across the caribbean are without power this morning as fiona gained strength. a look at where the monster storm is headed next. reggie: the new recommendation from health experts. who is being told to get checked for anxiety. drew: live doppler 7, we are tracking light showers this morning. down to street level in the east bay, light showers and drizzle from oakland, walnut creek, san leandro. similar at half moon bay, seeing a downpour. we will time out the storm system and show you brighter and
drew: live doppler 7 in satellite showing you the storm system swirling off the coast, the same storm that brought us rain sunday. it is still influencing the weather. as it pushes east, we dry out. this morning, we are tracking showers. a level 1 storm system this morning, light, spotty showers. hour-by-hour, we have scattered showers with us. i much time the chances fading. the afternoon will feature a fair amount of sunshine. morning showers into son. we go to the 70's later on this afternoon. again, we have the wet weather with us to the next couple
hours, drying out later in the day. tracking showers this morning, fall arrives with a warmer pattern through friday and accelerates over the weekend. let us see how we are doing with traffic. jobina: we are still sticking with the sig alert we've been following since the start of the show at 5:00 this morning on the san mateo bridge, this is in the eastbound direction. one lane is blocked on the eastbound side. that is where you see the headlights coming. this is due to a deadly incident reported around 4:30 this morning, chp has not updated us as to when all lanes will reopen. metering lights came on at 5:39, it is packed. be aware that if you are traveling on bart this morning, expect a 10 minute delay on all lines in every direction due to wet weather. super commuters, oh my goodness. tracy to dublin, one hour 40 two minutes, nearly a two hour ride for your commute because of a car fire westbound 580.
we will wrap up with another crash involving injuries and oakland, westbound 580. speeds around nine miles per hour. kumasi: the national monument closed for cleanup after someone vandalized it. reggie: why repeated bad dream the link between constant the link between constant nightmares and dementia. hold on... you're a night manager and mom. and the bill payer, baker, and nightlight maker? that's a lot. so, adding “and student” might feel daunting. but what if a school could be there for all of you? career, and family and finances and mental health. happy birthday. well, it can. national university, supporting the whole you. so, you're 45. that's the perfect age to see some old friends, explore new worlds, and to start screening for colon cancer. yep. with colon cancer rising in adults under 50,
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because the corporations didn't write it for us. they wrote it for themselves. reggie: a new look at the damage left behind hurricane fiona and puerto rico, it devastated the island earlier this week as it gained strength as a category 4 now it is heading toward bermuda. tens of thousands of people across puerto rico, the dominican republic and turks and caicos are still in the dark. at least five people have died because of the storm.
kumasi: new developments on and issued the team has been monitoring. san francisco's board of supervisors voted in favor of a controversial measure to expand police access to private care access across the city. the new ordinance creates a one-year pilot program to allow police to monitor private video feed with owner consent. it would apply in three types of situations. a life-threatening emergency, deploy officers during a large event, and criminal investigations within a 24 hour period. reggie: a first of its kind recommendation for how we look at our health. the u.s. preventative services tack force is under 65 be routinely screened for anxiety. things like panic attacks and phobias. it includes pregnant and postpartum people. the task force made a similar proposal in april for children and teens ages eight to 18. anxiety disorders are among the
most common mental health complaints, affecting about 40% of women and 1/4 of men. kumasi: a big transformation is coming to san francisco's japan town. peace plaza is getting an additional $6 million renovation and redesign for funding. the upgrade has been long in the making do to much needed repairs. for decades, the plaza has become a community space for japanese-americans to celebrate culture. >> this is the heart of the community, it is long overdue we have a renovation to make it even more welcoming for the community members who want to come here. kumasi: peace plaza was created in part of an effort to make peace with japanese-americans who were forced into internment camps during world war ii. community leaders hope the renovation will bring the japanese community together for generations to come. reggie: now, we are going to see a bird versus a drone.
here is whatainto tora dne in we viinia. it was hovering above a field when the hawk comes out of nowhere and hits the drone. the guy who took the video says that propeller was chipped, but the drone is still able to fly. kumasi: what about the bird? drew: the drone is fine. kumasi: thank goodness the drone is fine.reggie: as far as i cou, the hawk was doing us a favor. can we see it again? drew: let us repeat this. reggie: boom. kumasi: bam. you know what i am thinking? what if that happened to one of our bird friends over here? we still do not know what happened. drew: we do love drones in the bay. reggie: i like hawks more. kumasi: we need to investigate. hopefully they have some clear space around.
we are talking about the falcons. drew: the tele-novella. kumasi: i forgot her name. anyway. we hope this did not happen to them. be careful, everyone. drew: watch for drones. here's the south bay camera. [laughter] good morning kids -- morning, san jose. we had a couple strikes of lightning in solano county. brighter skies, drying out later this afternoon. fall officially begins tomorrow, warmer weather will move in. we have light scattered showers in the east bay, light showers along the peninsula. the storm system is pushing to the east. once it gets out of here this afternoon, we warm up. temperatures as we step outside, a fair amount of cloud cover.
upper 50's and lower 60's, 63 this morning and oakland. hour-by-hour on future weather showing lunchtime, any showers are diminishing as the storm pulls away. the afternoon will take a lot of the cloud cover with it. by 5:00 p.m., sunshine is out in full force. we end the day on a brighter note. showers this morning are a level 1 light storm, claiming to the 70's for the most part later today. overnight tonight, would likely see areas of dense fog along the coast, may be in the valleys of the north bay. upper 40's to 50's as we get you into thursday. seven-day forecast, morning showers giving way to sunshine. fall arrives tomorrow in the evening, introducing warmer weather by the end of the week. 90's return inland. get the outdoor plans ready, let's of sunshine. 80's and 90's away from the coast. reggie: now, look at what is happening on gma this morning. kumasi: good morning.
ginger: good morning, great to be with you. coming up, major developments in the war in ukraine. vladimir addressing russia, a top national security official will join us to discuss. we are tracking monster hurricane fiona, now moving away from the caribbean. bermuda gets the next impact. it is far enough away that unless you are getting in the water, you will not have an issue. canada could see impacts from rip currents. the top two women in american law enforcement are here live. the new director of the secret service and nypd are here. we are celebrating 10 years since robin's lifesaving bone marrow transplant. how you can take the next step to help save a life. that and more on good morning america. reggie: i love that, love robin. [laughter] i am so glad. ginger: be inspired every day. reggie: absolutely.
kumasi: welcome back. your voice, your vote. now, a brewing battle between governor newsom and some of his political allies over proposition 30 on november's ballot. it would create a new 1% tax on californians who make more than $2 million a year and would provide funding for electric vehicles and charging infrastructure. lyft has poured millions into supporting the bill, because they would benefit from it. that is something governor newsom is concerned about. >> it is a big tax increase with disproportionate benefits refugees -- a few large corporations. a wonderful company, that would be one of the beneficiaries of raising everyone's taxes. >> about 1% of the benefit might go to them do not worry me much, if that means val get to breathe cleaner air. -- we all get to breathe cleaner
air. kumasi: the mayor is supporting the bill. he points at 60% of emissions come from gas powered vehicles, so he sees it as a benefit. another newsom ally is also in support of proposition 30. reggie: the area around the washington monument is close because it got vandalized. some unused red paint to write see message -- an obscene message on the structure. it is unclear if he was targeting someone, we do not know his motivation. kumasi: bad dreams into middle age might be a sign of increased risk of dementia. it'll age people who experience bad dreams at least once a week or four times more likely to experience cognitive decline. elderly people with similar circumstances were twice as likely to be diagnosed with dementia. one possibility they found, bad dreamers with poor quality sleep could build up proteins that are associated with dementia.
if the researchers confirmed, this could lead to new ways to screen for similar cognitive disorders. firefighters in pasadena were able to rescue a blind dog that had fallen into a construction whole last night. the site had a 15 foot deep, three-foot white hole. -- wide hole. the dog found an opening in construction fencing and made his way in. his name is 13 years old and his name is caesar. his owner says he might be old, but he is adventurous and curious. he appeared to be all right, shook it off. had some dirt on him. went on about his business. reggie: i am happy to see the dog fine, i also see the trick. we just said something horrible. kumasi: look at the dog. reggie: if you have bad dreams, you might get dementia. but dog! i see the trick we pulled. kumasi: it always goes back to no sleep, that is what gets me.
reggie: we are team what? team no sleep. [laughter] so we are doomed. anyway, dogs! next, the new feature coming to amazon that may help people pay for more expensive items. kumasi: when the much discussed central subway line will finally open. reggie: a live look outside at 6:27. kumasi: is that her friend? reggie: i do not know, i do not see him carrying the metal detector. i think this is a decoy.
a negative impact on the market. ma the push to keep drunk drivers off the road. the recommendation from the ntsb to make cars safer. reggie: the baby who is not happy when her sister tried to eat a piece of her birthday cake. [laughter] kumasi: the audacity. reggie: do you see this face? kumasi: it is so cute. reggie: i did not blame this baby, it is her day. kumasi: we are going to check in on our forecast. drew: we are tracking scattered showers. live doppler 7 finding wet weather across the peninsula in parts of east bay. we take it down to street level, you can see light showers, mist and drizzle falling over oakland, hayward and san mateo. the san mateo bridge is seeing wet pavement. on the exclusive storm impact scale, a level 1 storm with spotty showers. we have seen lightning strikes in solano county this morning. sfo could seest this
morning, but brighter skies prevail area hour-by-hour on future weather, timing out the storm system in nine minutes. we have a traffic alert on the san mateo bridge. jobina: good morning. we have been following this issue on the san mateo bridge for hours now, since the beginning of our show at 5:00 this morning. this is due to a deadly incident in the eastbound direction. one lane now open for commuters, you can see the emergency crews. check out the westbound side. this is what is new. speeds are going to be around 12 miles per hour as you travel westbound on the bridge, it is because of onlooker traffic. there is nothing blocking this side. the chp has not given us an estimated time as to when all lanes will reopen. a deadly incident reported eastbound on the san mateo bridge around 4:30 this morning. reggie: for homicides in 24
hours, violence exploding in oakland. a cycle that is paralyzing the city and leaving residents looking for solutions. gloria rodriguez is in the newsroom with more on the crime crisis. gloria: kille city ha womashot d wa t it nwe havvi w grap video shows three men standing outside a restaurant when a white car drives by with someone inside, shooting multiple rounds. the muzzle flashes and bullets go flying. one of the victims was a 27-year-old, and the other a beloved member of the islamic center. he was at the river market next-door to the restaurant. gunfire erupting at a bus stop outside city hall tuesday,
interrupting a city council meeting. the area roped office officers investigated. folks who live and work in oakland are frustrated by the violence. >> as i was walking back up this way, i heard gunshots. it was scary. this is broad daylight, 2:00 in the afternoon. i mean, really? it is not safe at all. it is happening any time, anywhere now. gloria: one of the two men died, hoitalher rushed to the atasch h poad press connce but did to the shooting ans tsencilesident ng it waab,s not what should be happening every day. kumasi: thank you, gloria. today the federal reserve is expected to make another
significant interest rate hike. we know this is in effort to slow down inflation after that higher-than-expected consumer price index report last month. jobina: the goal of this is to bring down inflation and in turn bring down the cost of everything we buy from food to clothing, but the move will make it more expensive to borrow money, especially for things like car loans, mortgages, and credit card interest rates. the fed is expected to increase the key interest rate by .75%, but some analysts think they could go up to a full 1% hike, which could send the stock market spiraling. >> if they do, that would be a surprise to me and to markets, to investors. it would be a pretty bad day in the stock market. jobina: experts say it will take a little time to see if this hike provides relief. we do have one bright spot right now. the unemployment rate remains very low, still under 4%. reggie: in the coming years, new cars could soon include features that check alcohol use. the ntsb is recommending all new
cars in the u.s. be designed with systems that could stop a drunk driver. abc 7 news reporter lena howland is live with more on the technology. lena: the ntsb want to see passive alcohol detection systems put in all new vehicles made moving forward, meaning drivers would not have to perform a task blowing into a breathalyzer in order to get on the road. they are also looking into technology which could test for blood alcohol through touch. if this recommendation isn't -- is implemented by the national highway traffic safety administration, experts say it could reduce the number of alcohol-related crashes, one of the biggest causes of highway deaths in the country. this pushed stems from the ntsb investigation into a horrific crash near fresno last year. a drunk driver crashed head on with another vehicle on new year's day, killing both adult drivers and seven children , ranging from six to 15 years old. stephanie manning with mothers
against drunk driving ways in. >> those children and those adults should be alive today. there is no reason why that crash had to occur because we have the technology to prevent that crash and other crashes that happen day in and day out. lena: keep in mind, the ntsb has no regulatory authority and can only ask other agencies to act, using the recommendation to add pressure onto the national highway safety administration to move. a law passed last year gives the agency a three year timeline. they told abc7news in response the only acceptable number of impaired driving crashes is zero. the agency has initiated work to meet the bipartisan infrastructure laws requirement for rulemaking concerning advanced impaired driving technology in vehicles. mothers against drunk driving says that this technology will not hassle the sober driver. if you are not impaired, this
will not impact your driving experience. live from the bay bridge, lena howland, abc 7 news. kumasi: thank you. new developments this morning. for the governor ron desantis is responding to a new lawsuit, this one accuses him of flying migrants to martha's vineyard last week under false pretenses. a group of venezuelan migrants filed the suit. they were told the plane was headed to boston or washington, d.c. where they would get access to legal assistance, housing and other resources. it also states some migrants were given $10 mcdonald's gift certificates so they would gain their trust to board the plane. governor desantis's communications director released a statement stating in part, "florida's program gave them a fresh start in a sanctuary start. the individuals opted to take advantage of chartered flights to massachusetts." reggie: monterey county residents are back on this morning after a fire broke out at a pg&e battery storage facility. people in nearby areas were
ordered to shelter-in-place. investigators say a tesla made lithium-ion mega battery on site burst into flames. the fire forced road closures, including a stretch of highway one. fire fighters had to let the batteries burn at the storage facility for safety. there were concerns about toxic fumes. >> with our training, when a battery gets involved, we are told to not extinguish the fire. you're told to let the battery burn. reggie: the monterey county sheriff's office says there may still be smoke lingering in the area, the roads are back open. kumasi: cancer death rates are falling thanks to new treatments and improved screening. there are now more than 18 million cancer survivors living in the united states. cancer deaths were down almost 7% between 2016 and 2019, and eight new anticancer medications have been approved by the fda.
the report also mentions new technology approved by the food and drug ministration is aiding in detecting early-stage cancer. reggie: california is aligning covid mask recommendations with cdc guidelines. some changes are on the way. the state will drop its overall strong recommendation that everyone wear a mask indoors. it will not be based on levels of community transmission. where the level is low, guidances people can choose to mask any time. all but two bay area counties have low transmission, the exceptions are marin and sonoma, which rank medium. the new recommendations do not affect health care and long-term care facilities, you still need to mask up there. gas prices rise for the first time in nearly 100 days. what to expect to pay for a gallon of gas in the city. kumasi: here is a live look, the big part of the new york stock exchange. up by about 165 points. another update on the markets next. reggie: peloton unveils a new
exercise device to help plummeting sales, and it is expensive. kumasi: oh. reggie: do you love to row? do you love to pay a lot of money to do so? we have a device. kumasi: you can watch us for an extra hour. abc 7 at 7:00's live from 7:00 to 8:00 on the bay area streaming app. you can download it now. first, we are checking in for a look at traffic. jobina: good morning, we want to start with brand-new video into the newsroom of the deadly incident we have been following on the san mateo bridge all morning long. it was reported around 4:30 this morning that a person had been hit on the roadway. this is in the eastbound direction, all lanes were blocked for over an hour. the misting you see in the video, the white one police believe may have been involved in an earlier chase.
we are looking to get the information confirmed for you. that is what we have at this time. there is one lane blocked in these direction. if you are traveling westbound, speeds down to around 12 miles per hour. bringing in the bay bridge toll plaza, metering lights came on at 5:39. it is backed up, you can see to the right-hand side our news band, that is lena howland. super commuters, i am sorry. tracy to dublin, one hour 43 minutes. the highway 4 slowing as well. we will guess that is due to the wet conditions. the reason things are so slow, we still have a car fire westbound 580 past grant line road, then one more crash involving injuries in oakland. westbound 580 past keller. the wet weather is causing traffic problems. drew: it is busy this morning, we are tracking wet pavement. i want to press into street-level. here is the east bay, we are
zooming into oakland, san leandro, union city. we are seeing light showers, mist and drizzle. there is the san mateo bridge, here's 280, even san carlos. we are finding light showers first thing this morning. on the exclusive abc 7 storm impact scale, a level 1. light showers, we have seen lightning in solano county. thunderstorms are possible. hour-by-hour on future weather, tracking showers first thing this morning. as we head toward lunchtime, showers are diminishing. it is almost like we are tracking two different forecasts. a ton of sunshine, we will finish the day with bright skies. morning showers to afternoon sunshine is the call today. claiming to the 70's later today, close to average this time of year. we have showers, we welcome fall tomorrow. tomorrow evening is the a tumble equinox. -- autumnal equinox.
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after 1:00 a.m., unless they are someone in their party who is over 21. carnival is not the only cruise line implementing a similar cruise line -- curfew. norwegian also said review. carnival cruise offers trips from san francisco to alaska and mexico. kumasi: the central subway has an opening date. on november 19, there will be a soft opening. weekend rides will be free until the end of the year. full opening starts in january. the central subway was supposed to open in 2018, but face several challenges during construction. during the soft opening, check out the map. it will be open on weekends, then running through chinatown at stockton and clay. reggie: amazon rolling out layaway payment plans. seu can pay forinhings p s aan at checkouts, you may get initial payment of 20% of the
full cost. there are no fees, no interest, no credit checks. just sign up with any credit or debit card. if buyers do not complete the payments, the amount paid will be refunded. for the first time in 99 days, the average gas price in the u.s. has gone up. by about a penny. $3.68 for unleaded, don't you wish you were paying that? it is the second longest in 17 years. the last time prices went up was june 14, when they were a record $5.02. here is right to leave the average in california. $5.49. san francisco, $5.71. while we are speaking of high prices, peloton is launching its first-ever rowing machine. this is what it looks like. the fitness company shared these photos, it is called the peloton row. they did not get super creative.
the touchscreen provides access to a bunch of rowing workouts, as you would expect. it is expected to be available in december. we may not expect is how much it costs. $3200, that is for the basic model. the most expensive is nearly $3600. people online are saying for the current top-of-the-line model that is not peloton's $1000, so this is a considerable price increase. do what you want. cap his downsizing in san francisco and new york. the retailer is laying off 500 workers and implement in a hiring freeze for a number of open positions. the cost cutting move comes as the company struggles to cope with the pandemic and surging supply chain costs. last week, gap ended its partnership with kanye west to distribute the artists clothing line. at the end of january, they had about 97,000 employees.
a live look at the new york stock exchange, a real difference from yesterday. up 210 points. kumasi: i am excited to share this story. a special ceremony over the weekend in chicago celebrating love. 300 couples who have been married for 50 years renewed their vows during an emotional ceremony. the couples were joined by their families for the special day. hewh h to say about their lifetime of success. >> never go to bed angry. >> we may not be lucky at cards, we are always look at love. >> be a negative or positive, you have to communicate. you cannot read each other's minds. >> a sense of humor is very important. [laughter] reggie: she was laughing and he wasn't. [laughter] kumasi: here is another tip from one of the husbands. this is so cute. that has been says, she is
always right. -- the husband says she is always right. reggie: if looks could kill, a baby girl was not having it when her sister tried to take a bite of her birthday cake. [laughter] reggie: that is baby reilley, giving her sister a death stare. mom says they were celebrity riley's birthday at their home in michigan. she got a watermelon themed cake. but when her teenage sister try to get a taste of it, riley gave her that no m'am, not today look. kumasi: she held it. reggie: is it every babies dream to have a watermelon cake? the balloons are watermelon themed. drew: is anybody's dream to have watermelon? reggie: you don't like watermelon? kumasi: wait a minute. real effect.
drew: -- real it back. reggie: what i will say, it is a 50-50 proposition. sometimes, it is the most delicious thing i've ever had. half the time, it is nothing at all. kumasi: it has to be -- the coloring will tell you. my grandfather taught me this. drew: what should i be looking for? kumasi: it needs to be dark. you got have a pale looking watermelon and think it will taste good. when i look, i say no. i do not want my feelings to be hurt today. reggie: i did not know, is it the sound? drew: is it hollow? kumasi: that is back in the day. i needed cut up and prepared. drew: i could just have a slice, eat it like a kid. reggie: that is my favorite way. kumasi: when is the last time you cut up a watermelon? it has been a long time.
then if it has seeds. drew: oh. kumasi: the dark seats. drew: no? kumasi: yes. reggie: that is confusing, she was doing this but meant yes. drew: i was getting mixed up. love it, hate it? reggie: you have to translate when someone says no, yeah, no. or yeah, no. what does it mean? drew: it is the second part. no, yeah, you are good. yeah, no, it is a no. if it is no, yeah, no it is a double no. [laughter] so far this morning, we are finding wet pavement. we do have scattered showers this morning. occasional at times, even a couple of lightning strikes in solano county. by the second half of today,
brighter skies. fall officially arrives tomorrow. here is live doppler 7, we will zoom in and put in a loop over the last hour. we are finding the showers primarily along the peninsula and parts of east bay. they will not linger that long. by lunch, they are out of here. temperatures with a cloud cover and wet weather, on either side of 60 degrees. it feels mild this morning. hour-by-hour, future weather showing you showers first thing this morning. by lunch time, any showers are falling apart. clouds are breaking down. the afternoon will feature a lot of sunshine. you have the showers for the next three to four hours, we finish the day with a lot of sunshine. temperatures climb to the 70's, close to average this time of year. overnight tonight, any showers get out of here. we could see locally dense fog along the coast and in the valleys of the north bay, upper 40's to upper 50's. accuweather 7 day forecast,
drier skies tomorrow with fall arriving. warmer weather moves in. plan your activities outside, we go to the 80's and 90's away from the coast. reggie: we are excited for the season two premiere of emmy award-winning abbott elementary. the star talks about the emmy celebration and getting back to work the next day. >> season two is exciting, we have more episodes this season. which is a lovely playground. last year was 13 episodes, i wanted to show what we are doing on abbott. we get to have more meaningless fun, sitcom fun. i'm excited about that. reggie: more episodes exactly what we wanted. she also mentioned initiative that uses the shows marketing budget to give school supplies to local u.s. schools. abbott elementary airs tonight at 9:00 p.m., right here on abc
7. kumasi: i cannot wait. reggie: it is the funniest show to me. kumasi: constant laughing, the smallest things. a look, all of the things. [laughter] reggie: it is also heartwarming and cute. that is tough to pull off in 2022, i think. to make a comedy that is on broadcast tv. not curse words, not situations most kids can't watch. kumasi: it is all the things. get caught up so you can be with us on thursday when we watch. reggie: it
eastern and southern ukraine. he also ordered partial mobilization of citizens to boost his military. president biden will be offering a strong rebuke during an address to the u.n. general assembly. reggie: san francisco unified positive plan to give students muslim holidays off. residents were upset because the board does not observe prominent jewish holidays or other faith celebrations. the board said it will work on a new plan. kumasi: starting friday, california will align covid mask recommendations with cdc guidelines. that means the state will drop its strong recommendation indoors. the guidance will be you can choose to wear it when you want. reggie: the federal reserve is expected to increase interest rates another three orders of a percent, the latest effort to try to slow inflation. drew: we are tracking showers, live doppler 7 showing light scattered showers amy along the peninsula and east bay. on the exclusive impact scale,
level 1 this morning. drier and brighter skies this afternoon. kumasi: number 7 -- sorry. jobina: number six, major sig alert underway. this is still in effect from portland 30 when a deadly incident occurred on the eastbound side. we have one lane open eastbound direction, all lanes open westbound. but you are going to face major delays, speeds around 12 miles per hour. kumasi: 7-eleven is offering something new, it is not their celebrities. they are teaming up with crocs, this is the result. there are $110. you have to enter a raffle, then pay. jobina: i am feeling the platforms, i see it. drew: i like it. reggie: for this amount of money? $110 for a croc. drew: that is on par with sneakers. reggie: it is not a sneaker, it is a piece of plas