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>> dan, the concern and the frustration out here is palpable. for those people here living among this destruction, those people who have been let back into their homes just blocks away from this blast site, pg&e they say needs to dislos where dangerous pipes are located. others say until pipes like the one here have valves installed that shut the gas off in emergencies, they say until that happens, they won't feel safe. >> i want them moved. everybody wants them moved. it's too dangerous. >> for 32 years, they have lived near the gas transmission line that exploded last week. and like most of their neighbors they had no idea home was on top of a ticking time bomb. now, they want to know more. >> do you have questions? >> nobody will answer them. >> many neighbors want to know where the gas line runs. why this pipe didn't have a shut off valve. and where exactly in the state the 100 lines are located.
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it's a list so far pg&e refused to make public. >> i think there is a fight rite to know. >> jerry hill is among legislaters trying to get a hold of the high-risk pipe list with no success, he's drafting legislation requiring the company to install automatic shut off vaflz on pipes like the one that exploded last week. it took crews nearly two hours on thursday to shut off gas and flames raged throughout neighborhood oochl they should have and i think they must have remote way and ability bilt to turn that off w out that, that fire would have been out sooner and could have saved lives and we know could have saved property damage. >> the ntsb is investigating and why this line, like many had a manual shut off. >> it's one of the issues we'll be exploring this, is a large pipeline. pipes of that size are more
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dangerous to accomplish. >> the company does want the public to know is that it's workers tried last week to save lives. >> there are a lot of things going on at 6:00 that night. they had to get here as quickly as they could with whatever traffic or anything else going on of we didn't have people right here. so they went to those sites quickly as they could and turned off valves as quickly as they could. >>. >> now, nts int. investigating what caused explosion out here whether it was seismic activity or erosion and whether this is someone drilling into the ground. the pipe is on route to washington, d.c. expected to arrive tomorrow to begin testing. reporting in san bruno abc 7 news. >> thank you very much. and well a section of the same pipeline supposed to have been repaired by pg&e and never was. the section located about two
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miles north of the san bruno rupture. pg&e says it positions a high risk of failure. the utility raised gas rates in 2009 to pay for that $5 million project. and the utility reform network is saying it's incumbent on regulators to get the system back into shape so people can rest in their homes, today, pg&e saying sometimes, a more urgent situation emerge that's has to be fixed first. >> some things happened when we're going down and a year hater maybe some other item becomes more emergent we need to fix. our first priority is taking care of things that maybe are dangerous today. because we want to make sure everybody is safe. >> and the work on that section of pipeline is not scheduled to happen until 2013. >> another day, another
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painful few sneps a recover proi ses for people in the fire zone. people were aloud back to their properties today to salvage what they could. and there is we're live what they found and didn't find. >> they did not find much. we're in the 2700 block of concord way. and three homes in the middle of the block were burned to the ground. neighbors tell thus mustang was being restored. it was the resident's pride and joy there. is a file cabinet with charred paper work inside. maybe personal, maybe important documents. it was painful seeing destruction like this. and that confronted homeowners on claremont drive this morning. hats. a license plate. residents salaged what they could. there isn't much. >> it's reality now. you know? >> armed with rakes and sisters residents were given two hours to sort through the debris. bob and his 17-year-old son,
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joseph filled the back of a truck with items collected over two hours. >> yeah. i was surprised my brother's cds were some intact. we're able to find photos of my mom and aunt who passed away which was nice. >> he has lived in this house since high school. and has known firefighters who tried to save its since they were kids next door. reds dents at red tagged homes first started ak loued back in yesterday afternoon, and escorted by firefighters and police wearing protective suits as a precaution. he says they just grabbed what they could today but will get to go back in once more before the debris is cleared away oo. this starts heal prog ses seeing it go now. my car is destroyed. i mean, it's -- melted in. wheels melted off. >> in green tagged homes, cleaning cruise are working to remove the smell of smoke. this 72-year-old gary's house has minor damage but he's just one house away from three that are gone. and his backyard butts up
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against devastation on claremont. he says he'll come back once the smell is gochbl he's not worried about whether the filed -- failed gas pipeline is moved. >> are you going feel unsnaf. >> knox we have something called san andreas fault. it worries me more. >> this resident didn't have enough to deal with already, loofting is a real possibility. >> someone stole my computer which was, had a lot of our kids photos on a table disappeared which is strange. >> and bob tells us once everyone who wants a second changs to go in gets that opportunity, then, hazmat will do a final inspection and then, the sites will be cleared. we did see the county health department director out here tonight giving a tour of the site to a company called inner city demolition. in san bruno abc 7 news. >> and the governor got a look
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at the damage this afternoon. he arrived from a flight from asia he'd been on a trade mission since this happened. governor schwartzeneggar offered prayers to those owe who lost so much. and a promise he's taking a hands on role into the investigation into what went wrong and who is to blame. >> and i'm on that. because i'm a big believer, not so much in pointing finger buzz only way we can learn from thing that's happened from mistakes that are made is by looking into it and acknowledging it. honestly, then making the changes to it doesn't happen again. >> the governor says he spoke with the president and requested a federal disaster declaration. >> during this tragedy we're learning of another story of heroism tonight. three men being credited with rescuing five elderly women frin side of their care home along vermont way. one of the care givers ran off after seeing explosions.
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others went to get help. bobby, his father, bob and another man named frank rushed inside. >> i ran in and got one lady. then, we kind of just walked down the hallway and saw another and another. and one by one, just grabbed them and brought them out. >> incredibly brave. after that initial rescue the men went back in and found another woman, mary sweeney in a back room. the 96-year-old was having trouble wreathing. smoke could have killed her just as the flames could have. >> and the san bruno fire victim who's lost everything are just beginning to cope with realities of trying to rebuild. abc 7 reports the city is already doing everything it can to smooth the process. >> on claremont drive in the fire zone there are two neighborhoods now consisting of homes that burned and those that survived. the once with green tags and the american flag autos lucky blasts. >> and the new neighborhood that will rise from the ashes. >> it's just between now and
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then. it's like... here is the home. >> oh, yeah, you're in the gaza strip. but it's okay. >> it's the nature of the zone that's they do become construction zones. the last time the bay area saw anything on this scale the oakland hills, 1991. that night it wasn't a neighborhood that burned but like a region not 34 homes as in san bruno, but thousands which led to a boom in construction and new homes that often were granlder than those they replaced. it's still too earlly to speculate about that across the bay in san bruno. city hall today the building department seemed almost deserted but san bruno does have a plan in place. >> and fortunately we're mayor and counsel adopted something called our design guidelines for homes. and those layout homeowners tips on how to build homes that fit into the scale of their neighborhoods. >> to expedite the build prog ses, san bruno says it will
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waive the permit fees. residents along the claremont drive are still picking up pieces. this process will take a while but for what it's worth, their neighbors and the surviving homes. support them. >> they'd rather have their house the way it was before. and so they get a bigger house, good for them. >> from. >> still to come tonight, inside of the mind of a man who got into a freeway shoot out with the patrol. >> i got into competition with police. that is a misconception. >> and who the shooter says he was really after. >> plus, one of the most vocal opponents of oakland's gang injunction is now in jail because of it. >> i'm spencer chris chichblt fall is on the way. so is the chance of weekend rainfall. i'll give you a look when i return with the accu-weather
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forecast. >> and power of the san francisco open ra. a sneak preview of the up coming preview of the up coming schblt back in n n n n n n n n wouldn't it be nice if every time meg whitman told a lie her nose would grow? newspapers report the claims in this meg whitman ad are false. and she knows it. taxes went down under jerry brown. but whitman's nose keeps growing by the millions.
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meg whitman's nose keeps growing. whitman says california lost jobs under jerry brown. turns out 1.9 million jobs were created. she spent millions saying jerry brown raised taxes. fact is brown cut 4 billion in taxes. but whitman's nose keeps growing by the millions. >> closed captioning brought to you by mancini sleepworld. >> new information about a chan charged with a shoot out in oakland two months ago. the man says he hoped to start a revolution by killing liberal activists. we've obtained tapes of a jail house interview with byron
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williams. in the early morning hours of sunday, july 18th byron williams was injured during a shootout with a chp. and officer says they made a traffic stop after watching him weave through lanes at excessive speeds wearing body armor with an arsenal of weapons in the car. the exchange of gunfire ripped through the metal and glass of cars. and this interview he says he wasn't speeding and fired back in self-defense. >> i have no intention of confrontation with police. that is is a misconception. my intention was to come down to the bay area and get in fights with police. >> the chp used a robot to retrieve evidence like this binder. he says it did not contain a hit list, only examples of corruption in government and business. >> and.
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>> i believe entrenchment of corruption is so deep special interests and pro gregsive two sided two twins side god of babylone is going to prevail he admits first he was on a mission to kill people in two nonprofits in san francisco. aclu and tides foundation, promoting progressive social changes. the plan was to wait outside of the offices until monday morning when workers would arrive. he says tides is funding by a liberal philanthropist. >> retribution is charge forward tides by taking out 11 people. >> 11 murders to avenge 11 workers killed in the bp oil explosion in the gulf. but in a second interview a week later, williams waivers. >> that it may or may not have happened is two day as way. interest there is a good chance that i might have just
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decided to go home. >> williams has regrets but not because of what he was planning to do. >> you know, i regret it only because of the condition i'm in and pain i put on my mother. i'm 100% convinced that we cannot beat the system of corruption. >> williams is charged with attempted murder of police officers and other felony crimes. this tides foundation referred to us to a web site saying this is a vic lee abc 7 news. >> and a controversial gang injunction has been in effect in north oakland three months and now, one of the vocal opts is in jail. there is a story you'll see only on 7.
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>> i've never been involved in any gangs. >> we foundancey young working in his yard and objecting to his name being included on a list of 15 known gang members in north oakland. >> i don't share tattoos and never been arrested with none of the guys on the lice september 1 young's attorney serve aid civil complaint against the city saying the gang injunction was unconstitutional. last week young was arrested by police after a car chase along san pablo avenue. officer says they found a loaded stolen handgun. >> sort of demonstrates he was giving the media a dog and pony show during the injunction. >> oakland city attorney cites young's prior convictions and four pending cases as justification for inclusion on the list. among charges gun pgs possession, drug sales and hitting a girlfriend on the head with a machine gun. >> if one assumes all of the assertions made by john russo about young regarding gang membership are true, he is
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still would have a constitutional right to within a gang to support gang activity. >> by the police department own count, violent crime has gone up this summer in north oakland including two homicides compared with last year. >> crime goes up in the summer, it's too early to make a judgment as to how effective the injunction has been on a macro scale. >> besides young two, others on the list have been arrested but for offenses unrelated to this injunction. police say there has been one effect of the 15 known gang members on the list. some appear to have left the area. >> they're not really hanging out like they used to. and the streets are quieter. >> young's attorney says with her client in jail, the fight to overturn the injunction will continue. >> we'll move next to the weather forecast inching closer to weekend with changes coming. >> spencer has details.
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>> to weekend rains perhaps and fall that starts on tuesday. this is a live view from east bay camera in emeryville looking towards golden gate. there is a clear view. we can see low clouds off shore z not a a.long the coastline yet. and here is a look at current temperatures readings. 80 degrees now in antioch. it's warm inland areas. 77 in concord tlchl is a quite a nice sprinkling of 70s inland there is another mild day warming us up tomorrow. coastal drizzle and a chance of rain, a slight chance of rain this weekend. there is our is not major storms there is a ridge of high pressure that is going hold on one more day before
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starts to break apart. 7:00 this evening, we'll see most of this energy with this staying off shore and then, to our worth. and there is a system getting it's act together starting to push closer to the bay area saturday there is activity perhaps pushing into the north bay. then, the system pushes farther inland, this will weaken falling apart and could bring us light rainfall. so that is the chance of rain for the weekend. and there is low temperatures into low to mid-50s. up north there may be low drop to about 49 degrees overnight. tomorrow, high temperatures climbing into upper 80s. there is 73 in san nayo low
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60s on the coast. and in and around san francisco, highs of 68 degrees downtown. lovely day in the city tomorrow. and there is a a lovely day on the north way. 88 in buick eyea. near east bay, highs into 70s. there is about 77 in castro valley. over hills into inland valleys we'll see low to mid-80s and there is highs 75 in santa cruz and inland. here is the accu-weather forecast. there is a day of mild weather cooling down friday. clouds moving in. we may have coastal drizzle morning hours, then saturday, sunday cooler weather with highs into 70s and a chance of rain next tuesday, fall will
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chase checking. welcome to banking with chase. chase what matters. moving to a new home can be a mass hasel. but there is a way to relocate that can make it easier for you. michael finney is here to explain how this works. >> this is a cool idea. >> marcelo isn't really packing up, just showing me what he did to get his belongings from chicago to san francisco. he use aid one of a kind service called storage by the >> and i didn't find other companies doing this. you can ship boxes.
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you pack, they pick up your boxes. >> the scheduling is done online. boxes and packaging materials sent out free of charge. there are no movers no, moving vans. fed-ex picks up box autos not only free shipping for customers to get the boxes in the storage, but we also provide discount shipping when they want to have boxes returned to them in the country. >> and bill murphy set up the company to work not just client by client, but box by box. >> and the cool part is that there is shipping but like store yachblgt right? you save like $4 her box. >> it's a sliding scale between 4s skpdz $5. these are pictures of the storage by the box warehouse. there is shelves making it possible to find and ship a box. and how do customers know
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which box they want? each box has a very specific label. this is box 593. customers can upload pictures of the contents to storage by the with school back in business, it's been a busy time. >> it's high time for storage swing tlmplt a lot of parents didn't want doidz bring stuff back home wex picked it up from the dorm room, stored it and it's on the way to new dorm rooms in september. >> small businesses are getting on this too, sending out paper work for storage. now, you can use your own boxes as long as fed-ex picks up the box and they have size requirements stores by the box will manage the move. i mean there is no furniture no, refrigerator buzz for a lot of thing autos just general stuff, so clever. >> and catching on it s it's,
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this guy used to work for cisco. >> and students can afford it, which is great. >> thank you. >> there is more still to come tonight. online ad service craig's list says it's out adult services business and that will not put a stop to the online sex trade. >> other states now lining up to sue california over its landmark climate change law. >> and there is
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you inhale, they inhale. millions of children continue to be exposed to secondhand smoke. secondhand smoke causes asthma, a disease that cannot be cured. protect your loved ones. a top executive at craig's list promised lawmakers today that if adult services sengs is gone forever. but that is not ending the online sex trade. david louie says a brothel busted in san jose used another online site to sell sex. >> sexual services were a main stay of a very explosit section of ads on craig's list but under pressure from
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lawmakers and human rights groups that section was removed 12 days ago. the director of customer relations at craig's list says it won't be back. >> craig's list discontinued its adult services section ask there are no lans to reinstate the category. >> however, other web sites are expected to benefit from craig's list shutting down the adult services section. one of them, my red was singled out by the sheriff's office for carrying ads for a large prostitution ring. detectives zeroed in on this house on thursday arresting two adults and confiscating cash along with over 4,000 condoms. melissa farley is executive director of prostitution research and education. >> well, craig's list is the 900 pound gorilla with the biggest ad revenue coming from the sex industry. so there are many web sites that sell human beings for
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sex. >> these other sites post photos too graphic to show on tv there. is concern the online sex trade exploits children. >> today, perpetrators hide behind personal computers and have a child at their door step with a click of the button. >> is shutting down adult services the answer? we asked the police department vice squad. they can't go on camera because they work under cover. however therk said the rings will find a work around. if one child is saved or human trafficking is avoided then that would be successful. >> some politics, meg whitman said a -- set a national record for personal financing her campaign said the republican candidate now spent $119 million of her money surpassing the record of $109 million set last year by michael bloomberg. whitman asked about spending
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today at yelp's san francisco head quarter autos have you gotten your money's worth from $119 million so far? >> i believe very. i've been running now two years and invested in a campaign. >> democrats candidate for governor jerry brown called whitman's spending unprecedented assault on the democratic process. >> the attorneys general of four states say they may sue to stop california's landmark global warming by passing proposition 23. the attorneys general are from alabama, nebraska, texas and north dakota. abc 7's mark matthews has a prm nent republican who doesn't see it their way. george shults explains why he's co-chair of the no on prop 23 campaign. >> after all of these years
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we're starting to do something. >> shults supports ab 32 and says limiting oil consummation is critical. >> what is the money iran is using to build a nuclear weapon? oil money. so on around the world. and now, we have climate issues. >> on the other side? the california hispanic chamber of commerce saying prop 23 will save jobs. >> 23 will protect dins stories. >> the argument for prop 23 is that state economy is too fragile to be burdened with ab 32. >> yes on 23 is critical fro detectiving local businesses and jobs. >> other argument expressed by karmy fiorina is that california should not be setting standards alone. >> a better solution to ab 32
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is a national energy policy. >> george shults says she's all wrong about prop 23 believes the golden state is leading from the ground up the same way the state led the nation in auto emission standards. >> you can't just wait for people in washington we've got to do something. and ground up work autos this legislative analyst office studied the economic impact of the global warming legislation found in the short term there is a negative impact to the economy. but describinged this as slight. oil companies in texas and the billionaire coke brothers from kansas who cut their teeth in oil industry are contributing to prop 23, chevron oil, which is head quarters in san ramone so far stayed neutral. >> coming up, health news,
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users swear by it. fda isn't sure. >> up next, deciding the fate of a popular but expensive of a popular but expensive breaeaeaeaeaeaeaeaeaeaeaeaeaeaea man: we need a sofa. something i can stretch out on! woman: ooh... that will go with those lamps my mother gave us. or we could get some new lamps. or we could get no sofa. negotiating, eh? you got it! how about a nice home for our tv? how about doors to hide that drive-in theater? how about a cowhide rug? yee-haw! and the snacks? get their own place. let the marathon begin!
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>> the food and drug administration will decide the fate of a popular cancer drug in a few weeks. debate as to whether it should continue to be approved for treating breast cancer. some believe it could be a glimpse of the future of health care policy in the united states.
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>> this counter side is here. >> day stevens has scars to show from her battle against breast cancer in a table full of medications but credits one drug made by bay area giant kb. enentech. >> i've been able to have a relatively decent quality of life. w.out the tremendous side affects, and more importantly, have been tumor free. >> we just looked at your blood and made sure everything is okay. >> this berkeley onkolgist began giving her as a sample of a treatment nearly two years ago. she sow showed severe side affects from other drug combination autos it's not only improved her response, but one would have to believe it's improving her survivallal. >> recent studies in july raised questions about the effectiveness in treating
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breast cancer in a majority of women. tests combining it with other drugs found it delayed progression of tumors by two and a half months on average. the committee voted 12-1 to remove the indication for treating breast cancer. that rec pren men daigs touched off a fierce debate over the value of the drug, perhaps other expensive cancer drugs in the future. on the one hand is the drugs effectiveness for a limited number of patients versus high cost to prescribing to it thousand who's might not see long term benefits. >> the question is, is that a valid drug to go on the market in terms of an economy that an insurance companies goring to have to pay for this? is this a correct way to run a health care system in the united states? >> dr. less bennett is a process fesor at ucsf consulting for againentech. he says' agree was the vote
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based on the evidence but believes if the fda does remove evasten koit mark a turning point in the national debate over health care preform. >> the kinds of problems we're going face is not taking health care way from grandma. it's saying you know, as a society, are you willing to spend your money to pay for these kinds of treatments when it's not a cure? >> this average cost is about $8,000 a month. but for day stevens, the issue isn't just about money or statistics it's about individual patient rights. >> how this drug may affect you is absolute bottom line because without it, i feel i would not be here today. >> and the fbi indicated it will make a decision any day now, so we'll see. >> coming up a food fight of a different kind. up next a store owner under
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an unusual fight is under way. a north beach business may have owe to shut down. owners accused of not selling what they're licensed to sell. >> it is, but what about mill skpk meat is in the nearly 6,000 square foot market was licensed by the city back in 2007 as a grocery store. with a small self service restaurant and an area to sell wine and beer, but sal and his business partner dumped the grocery. >> we found out within about 90 days that groceries just do not go anywhere. they're just not selling. >> he says there is fresh produce in chinatown ask two supermarkets a short drive. >> we're thinking of sur vifal. you know? how to keep doors open.
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i think that is the reason why we altered what we're selling. there is no attempt, ever, ever, to be a grocery store. >> kathleen dwreel is a member of the north beach merchants association. >> tell us you want to do f you want to be a 6,000 square foot liquor store, just tell us. >> could wo have that have been acceptable? >> absolutely not it wasn't dooly, but someone tipped off the planning commission. the mayor sympathizes with kiavino. >> my answer would be yechl i want to help them. but have you to understand rules. you went in under certain expectations. >> if tomorrow's hearing doesn't go their way, owners of the market say they'll probably call it quits. and 22 people will be out of work. >> are we going fight city hall? absolutely not. there no purpose. >> he warns the piazza market could be another vacant
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building in north beach. >> and there should be a very nice night for baseball. >> got classic score board watching going on. there is new opportunities presenting itself. and padres lost to rockies this afternoon. and giants picking up a full game on san diego. and there is chad billingsly who has been great this year. i mention padres lost today thech lost to the fremont native tied a high to seven rbies and three hits. two were three-run homers. first one came in the third inning gave colorado a 5-1 read. then, next inning deep again, homers number 22 and 20 for two low. and if giants win, they'll be half a game against first place. there is when he was out, you
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had a few seconds. do you think you're bad? and then, it's on. the bench is empty. and there is men behaving badly. cheryl, look away. you should not be watching this. good, old fashioned donny brook as omd timers would say nobody was heard. the weekly sessions often that fl. -- nfl players could have would be a lot of blah. blah. bla. raiders provided dead honest, i think shocking quotes today. the team posted seven straight seasons was overconfident last week that. is why they government blasted in an opener in tennessee. the raiders were over confident. the fact jason campbell was a human pin yata had a lot to do witness. heading into home opener raiders receive aid wake up kau.. >> this game taught us a lot. we're getting good press clippings.
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this game, here, i hampered our time. -- team. and made us get back to where we need to do because it's not going to be handed to you just because there are changes made. we've got to turn it. fight for what we want. >> x raider george atkinson have committed to play football for tighting irish. brothers exel in track and grid iron. george on the left. josh on the right. twins go gra in a ada high, gave oral commitments to notre dame after watching irish play next week against michigan. it's kind of intrigued me. speaking of high school highlights if you got footage you've government a great play, up load it. we'll choose best highlights after the game on saturday. >> cool. >> and thank you. >> sure. >> and we'll fix that video thing.
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>> let's take a look at weather now. >> this is artistic. >> and looking cold to me. and weather is nice and warm. and there is a sampling of highs, 87 at the cloverdale 61 here in san francisco. 59 in half moon baichl tomorrow morning, low clouds and fog around. a little bit of sun and temperatures into 50s and climbing into 06s and 70s by mid day. by afternoon tomorrow we'll see 80s into warmest inland areas. 50s to 70s around the bay. low 60s on the coast. here is the accu-weather forecast. looking good through friday. sunny skies tomorrow and there is mid to upper 80s and and we don't think and we're going to take to you the opera.
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>> colorful sets and of course the music. right after this.
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our state is in a real mess. and i'm not going to give you any phony plans or snappy slogans that don't go anywhere. we have to make some tough decisions. we have to live within our means. we have got to take the power from the state capitol and move it down to the local level, closer to the people. and no new taxes, without voter approval. we have got to pull together not as republicans or as democrats but as californians first. at this stage in my life, i'm prepared to do exactly that.
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>> i hope you can join me tonight at 9:00. coming up, at that time he could be called king of pull
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ups. california man pulling himself up el captain in yosemite five inches at a time. then at 11:00 they have been through so much of course, now there are concerns about health has yards people in the san bruno fire zone could face. we'll see you tonight at 9:00 and 11:00. >> we're going to shift gears, san francisco's opera season has begun. a second performance scheduled tonight of ieda. it's not just about music and voices. it's about costumes and sets. there is a don sanchez with a look at the colorful production. >> it's the grand opera. kill philed with conflict and for bidden passion. the costume and set by a legendary designer sand gra rose. >> when you get tied up with opera you're able to make
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clothes that have to be practically not for singers to go out on the stage. >> practical may not have been the word used in late 60s considered outrageous. rooted in the london punk scene. she started in a revolution. >> i felt i knew how dress koz be made in my clothes so i went to manufactures who were buying designs and said this is far too extreme wex can't use this oo. so she created her own clothes. the rest is history. this is her third opera. the production has literal international cast of thousands. there are seven performances of ieda. you can see it here in the opera house or join friends at at and t park when it's simulcast free september 24th.
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sandra rose is a few weeks short of her 70th birthday not ready to quit. >> i think if i stopped i'd turn into an old lady and might let my hair go gray, which is doubt oofl were you born with pink hair? >> i might have been. >> it used to be green. >> in san francisco abc 7 news. >> spectacular. >> wow. >> new appreciation for opera. >> and that is this edition of abc 7 news. i'm dan ashley. >> thanks for inviting into into your homes tonight. >> join me again tonight at 9:00 and 11:00. have a good evening.
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