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ris?n mountain movi. iin fact, g r>>in lisa, thanks. developing news from unitville where the veterans home of california is grieving after authorities say a troubled veteran took three women hostage. all four of them were found dead. the women had been identified as christine loeber, the executive director of the pathway home. psychologist jennifer gonzalez. and therapist jennifer golick. the napa county sheriff's office identifies the gunman as 36-year-old albert wong from sacramento. he is a former army infantry man. the department of defense says wong was a decorated soldier, active duty for three years. spent a year in afghanistan earning medals for marksmanship. now employees and police are searching for a motive. katie utehs is on the scene and
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shows us what happened overnight. >> reporter: chpers escorted us onto the sprawling campus at 10:30 last night to this location where they have maintained a perimeter around the building behind me, the focus of their investigation. in the last six hours we have watched investigators come and go from the crime scene. not only the building but also looking at cars in the parking lot of the overnight a tow truck removed a car from the parking lot outside the building where the shooting took place. investigators say the gunman drove onto the property but have not confirmed if this was his vehicle. officers located a cell phone in the gunman's car. all clues as any worked to determine why a veteran would take the lives of three people working in veterans services. >> it was a going away party for a couple of the staff who were leaving today. today was their last day. you know, they were having cake, and you know, toasting and all of that. and then parnell he just walked
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in with this rifle. four women were able to leave. three are still there. >> reporter: investigators identified the gunman as 36-year-old albert wong of sacramento. >> somebody knocked on the door and said there's a shooter on campus, and we are in lockdown. and that was that. >> reporter: hundreds of respects stayed locked down most of the day, along with staff. >> check that the members are all okay. >> reporter: in this photo from the pathway home facebook page, christine loeber can be seen opposite the man believed to have killed her, wong. >> she was wonderful. >> reporter: congressman mike thompson knew her permanently. >> it's unexplainable. >> reporter: jen golick and jen gonzalez were also found dead around 6:00. a few hours earlier, kay claken got news everyone else was safe, including her father, a 9 -year-old world war ii veteran.
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very relieved that my dad is okay. but i'm going to stay here until i can actually see my dad and give him a big hug. >> reporter: in unitville, katie utehs, abc7 news. >> this all happened at the 9,000 acre veteran's home kauchs. it is number 240 labelled the pat way home, located in the middle of this map. it helps veterans with deployment related stress transition back to civilian life. the facility houses thousands of veterans and hundreds of people who work at the home. cornell barnard explains how the events unfolded yesterday. >> i come before the company with tragic news. >> reporter: it was the news the chp officials hoped not to give after a military veteran armed with a rifle stormed the office of the veterans home of california and shot three female hostages and then turned the gun on himself. >> shortly before 6:00 p.m. this even law enforcement personnel
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made entry into the room where we felt the hostages were being held by the suspect and unfortunately made the discovery of four deceased. >> reporter: the chp says it happened inside building g, the offices for the pathway home, a non-profit treating iraq war veterans for ptsd. three female employees were taken hostage. north bay senator bill dodd confirms the suspect had recently been treated by the pathway home. the catch us was on lockdown as police and s.w.a.t. teams surrounded the building. initially napa county sheriff's exchanged gunfire with the suspect. it's unknown if the suspect was hit. >> we eliminate the ability for the suspect to go out and find further victims. >> reporter: the suspect's rental car was found and searched by bomb sniffing dogs, which found nothing. for now, the chp can't say why
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this suspect targeted his three victims. in youbtville, cornell barnard, abc7 news. this morning, governor brown says his heart goes out to the victims and their families adding ann and i are daeply sadden. flags will fly at half staff at the capital. we know the pathway home serves about 1,000 veterans and helps them recover from the physical and psychological ravages of war. abc7 news anchor natasha tells us more about the history of the facility. >> reporter: the vet reason's home of california in unitville is the oldest facility for vets in the state. it is the largest veterans home in the country. founded in 184, vhc yountdville is home for nearly 900 men and women and their families. they live in spanish colonial style buildings named after presidents. some residents here are elderly, some from more recent conflicts. it has its own post office,
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bank, gym, chappell, and library. there is a care center for slet rans with dementia. and the pathway home. it's for post 9/11 sold he is who suffered with ptsd. last week there was a resident's petition drive calling for improvements. abc7 has spoken with a staffer for california assemblywoman curry who introduced a funding bill to make improvements. abc7 news. as part of abc7's take action campaign we vetted the most comprehensive list of local resourcings for veterans and their families on our website. go to action to find your ally. new this morning, san francisco police are trying to find out how a car smashed through a hope and ended up in
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the back wall. it happened at a house on grandview avenue and market street in twin peaks. it hit a parked car. plowed through the garage of the home and into the back of the house. it is a unclear if there were any injuries. a case of highway robbery happened yesterday afternoon on the southbound 280 connector ramp. a car boxed in this hyundai sedan, smashed the victim's window with a gun and robbed this. >> we think it was just a drive birobbery. it was definitely a targeted matter. whoever it was that robbed that vehicle knew what the parties were carrying and targeted this. >> the suspects sped off after taking the victims' belongings. the chp says no shots were fired. san jose police are looking for more possible victims of a suspected armed robber.
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he is now under arrest and could be responsible for a bay area crime spree. abc7 news reporter katie marzullo has more. >> reporter: san jose police released this surveillance video showing one of the robberies in progress. you see a suspect pull a gun out of his pocket and grab money out of the register. this man was not working that night but described what his coworker told him. >> he gave me $20 bill. i opened the register. i want to give the $10 back. when i opened the register, he showed me gun. >> reporter: detectives say daniel mendoza is the gunman in the video. they arrested him and say he is responsible for at least five robberies, a jack in the box in milpitas and two gas stations and two 7-elevens in san jose. >> now i'm happy. i know everybody feels safety. >> reporter: investigators robberies throughout the bay area n. most cases he points a gun at the clerk and takes cash
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or lottery scratchers. if you have any information call san jose police n. san jose, katie marzullo, abc7 news. the national rifle association has filed a lawsuit to block new gun control legislation in florida. the nra says the measure violates the second amendment by raising the age to buy guns from 18 to 21. the lawsuit comes just hours after florida's republican governor rick scott signed the landmark school safety and gun control bill. the measure was prompted by the parkland school massacre that killed 17 people on valentine's day. it look like president trump will get his military parade after all. he said he wanted one in washington after he attended france's bastille day celebration last year. there will be no tanks, just wheeled vehicles to minimize damage to washington, d.c. a reminder, daylight saving
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time begins tomorrow morning at 2:00. one state law maker from san jose wants california to be exempt from the time change. assembly member chu has a bill headed for a state senate hearing. the bill could make daylight saving time last year round in california. chu says changing the clock each spring and fall is not good for our health or peace of mine. time now, 5:11 on our saturday morning. meteorologist lisa argen is tracking the accuweather forecast for news looks like we have a lot of clouds around, keeping us mild this morning. you can see even low clouds with fog in san francisco. 51 in the city, as well, 53 in hayward and san jose. i'll let you know if we hang onto the clouds f we see any rain. boy, we have quite an unsettled week next week in terms of showers. i'll detail that forecast next. >> lisa, thank. also ahead an east bay coffee shop stirring up some controversy. they are saying no shirt, no shoes, and no police uniforms.
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happening today, residents whose homes were damaged or destroyed during the october wildfires are invited to a free construction and insurance seminar. the event will cover topics including maximizing insurance benefits and how to protect yourself when hiring a contractor. the seminar starts at 2:00 this afternoon at the luther burbank center for the arts in santa rosa. also happening today santa rosa will hold a free chipping event for owners who have burned trooez trees on their property. they will be chipped at no cost.
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crews will be out in the park near found began grove and will be in coffee park tomorrow. there is a controversy brewing in oakland. the company started brewing coffee in the fruitvale district in november. now they are taking a stand against police brutality by refusing to serve officers in uniform. the controversy started last month when they posted a message on their instagram page saying talk with your neighbors, not the police. >> all they do is harm and threaten people and harass people. >> i know we may have some personal situations, but i can tell you that the police officers, the majority are good individuals. >> the police officers association has sent the coffee shop a letter asking to talk. so far, there has been no response. time now approaching 5:16hig
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a gray whale has washed ashore on angel island. the marine mammal center tweeted this picture of the 28 confused juvenile whale. he was malnourished and with nothing in his stomach and no muscle tissue. it's not rain, but a broken water pipe that flooded a road yesterday in san lorenzo. a 30 inch transmission main ruptured affecting a stretch of busy hesperian boulevard. the dmv another oakland coliseum will be closed at least another week as crews repair water damage. police say someone stole copper pipe from the roof in october of 2017. that caused damage and the dmv has been closed ever since. the dmv is honoring all appointments at its other locations. a bone marro donor here in california saved the life of a
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teenager who lives across the country. now the teenager is able to stay thank you in person. reporter darsha phillips from our sister station in los angeles has the story. >> hi. >> everything that i get to do now, from this point s because of her. and i'm so grateful for that. >> reporter: 19-year-old corinne bass finally met the young woman who saved her life. >> i was diagnosed with aplastic anemia, a bone marrow failure disorder. your immune system is down. you can't fight illness. even the typical cold could kill someone with the disease. >> reporter: her only hope was a bone marrow transplant. being a minority finding a match wasn't going to be easy. luckily, across the country in california, kiana howard registered as a donor. she knew nothing about korin but didn't hesitate to step forward. >> i knew she was 17 at the time, she had aplastic anemia and needed my help.
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>> reporter: after a minor outpatient surgery kiana donated her bone marrow curing the blood disorder? we are like sisters now. >> you never regret saving someone's life. >> reporter: now, thanks to kiana, corrinne can have the life she always thought was possible. get to go to college, get to get married, get to have kids, everything i ever wanted to, because she made that selfless decision. i'm grateful for that ill i hope she knows that. >> now your accuweather forecast with lisa argen. >> waking up to clouds around the bay. even fog. you can see the green from live doppler 7. this system originates in southern california. a weak system that's bringing mist and driz toal the coast. later on rain from monterey south. but it keeps us dry this weekend. we are looking at plenty of fog in the north bay. quarter mile visibility for you
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in pet lum audio. santa rosa. two miles along the coast. elsewhere not so bad. due to the cloud cover we are looking at mild start. in the 50s. 51 in oakland, fran, 53. and san jose. and danville in the upper 40s. definitely some cloud out here. but the vantage point from your sutro tower camera those okay visibility in san francisco. points north you could see some patchy dense fog. then partly cloudy throughout the day tomorrow. we'll hold on the to the cloud today. feeling muggy. and then looking at pretty wet pattern. wait until you see what we are looking at next week. don't forget, turn your clocks forward one hour. sunrise tomorrow at 7:27. setting at 7:13. so we have that to look forward to. but as we go throughout the day today notice the rain line well to the south of us. this is noontime today. we are stuck with a lot of clouds. and then the showers well to the
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south and east. as we get through your sunday, a little bit more sunshine. so we'll call it partly cloudy on subsunday with no worries of any precip. as we head into the sierra nevada it has been mild. we will see some rain chances today. 60%. 47 degrees there. partly cloudy tomorrow. 51. and then 52 on monday. but we are looking at a colder system hyped a series of systems that will head our way beginning monday night. this is 6:00. check it out. we'll see some rain move in through tuesday. maybe a third of an inch. then we see a break on wednesday. look what happens on thursday. this is early nurse morning into thursday afternoon, 6:00. then into friday. 5:00 in the morning. then friday night. and just for fun i'm going to add up the rain totals. remember, this is a week out but preliminary rain totals for that week of rain looking at two inches in parts of the bay area. we will keep you posted.
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looking at a dry weekend, though. 62 in san francisco today. 67 in san jose. mild and muggy in the south bay. a possibility of maybe a sprinkle there late tonight. overall we are dry and looking at partly cloudy skies with that sun. the numbers bounce back up tomorrow. download our accuweather app and you can keep track of that very active pattern that heads our way late monday into tuesday. the heaviest rain looking like wednesday and still showery into the end of the week. the temperatures are feeling springlike but looking at oktive weather that could bring some snow to the mountains along with rain. >> we will see how it plays out. lisa thanks. just ahead it is an idea that's anything but boring. the impressive
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if you are looking for something fun to do this morning, we have some ideas from our partners at hoodline. >> chocolate, bacon, beer, and bicycling in the buff. you have got a wide range of option this is weekend. head to the oakland water front saturday for the fifth annual bacon and beer festival. enjoy bacon inspired dishes like these fries topped with cheese, bacon crumbles. wash the bacon down with beer from some of your favorite breweries. it will be at the market building in jack london square. get tickets ahead of time. all sales and proceeds will benefit oakland grown, supporting local businesses.
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if you prefer to burn your calories and not eat them you can participate in the ninth annual world naked bike ride in san francisco. and yes, you can bear as much as you dare for the ride around popular spots like fisherman's wharf, the marina, lombard, and haight. the event begins saturday near the ferry building at 11:00. wrap things up on a sweet note at the san francisco international chocolate salon. master confectioners will provide gourmet premium chocolates in every shape and size. once you have had your fill of tastings you might learn a thing by sitting in on one of the many chef and author talks. it's at golden gate park's hall of flowers. get details on these events and more. go to our website,, and we will link you up with hoodline. grab the peanuts and cracker jacks and catch the game on your cell phone? facebook has agreed to a deal
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with major league baseball to air 25 afternoon games this season on facebook watch. that's the company's video feature. just thursday, you tube tv announced a deal to stream all baseball playoff games. tech companies are in a race to acquire sports streaming rights. verizon signed a deal with the nba to stream eight basketball games on yahoo. amazon paid $50 million to stream nfl games the prime members last season. elon musk has reworked his boring plan. boy is it exciting. the original plans to to dig roadways under los angeles to resolve traffic problems. it's much more than that. van sized pods would take riders underground where they would connect to an electronic transportation grid moving to locations at 150 miles per hour. still to come a police officer is shot and killed in southern california during a barricade situation. we will have the latest.
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plus it's been a headline making we can for some california politicians. they have been called out by top ranking republicans. how those
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good morning north bay. let's get up and get going. >> this is abc7 mornings. good morning, and thanks for waking up with us. i'm chris nguyen. we are starting this half hour with a quick look at the weather. here's meteorologist lisa argen, she's tracking the conditions where you live. hi lisa. >> hi chris. it is mild outside. temperatures and dew points about the game. that's why we are looking at the fog in the north bay. 48 in clear lake as well as santa rosa. so we are milder this morning two to nine degrees milder. we are going to keep it that way throughout the day. visibility is certainly an issue from santa rosa to petaluma. three miles along the coast. as we look outside here in the city. you can see some of the fog there. but otherwise we have got our
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earlier sunrise today. last one, before it gets later tomorrow. looking at 60s today. mild with the cloud. a bit muggy. and then we'll see temperatures still staying on the mild side. if you have evening plans tonight, with no rain. but, boy, that changes next week. dig those umbrellas out. we will talk about a pretty rainy period coming up. chris. >> lisa thanks. right now let's update you on our top story. the hostage situation at a yountville veterans home that ended tragically. this morning we learned the identities of the three women killed in a standoff. they have identified as christine loeber the executive director of the pathway home at the yountville veterans comb. psychologist jennifer gonzalez and therapist jennifer golick. abc7 news was at the home overnight when a tow truck removed a car from the parking lot. authorities confirmed the suspect be drove onto the
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property but haven't confirmed whether this was his vehicle. tragic news came down before 8:00 p.m. last night. come before the public with tragic news. shortly before 6:00 p.m. this even law enforcement personnel made entry into the room where we felt the hostages were being held by the suspect and unfortunately made the discovery of three deceased females and one deceased male suspect. this is a tragic piece of news. one that we were really hoping we wouldn't have to come before the public to give. >> the napa county sheriff's office identifies the gunman as 36-year-old albert wong from sacramento. he is a former army infantry man. this all started with a shooting at the veteran's home of california in yountville at around 10:30 yesterday morning. here's a quick listen at what we heard on the scanner. >> it is a possible active shooter. suspect with a rifle, holding three people hostage. >> and that was just part of the
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initial dispatch on this case. we have some drone video that gives you a better idea of the size of the veterans facility. it is the largest of its kind in the united states. from this video you can see it's more like a college campus. it opened in 1884. there is a theater, baseball stadium, bowling alley, library, creative arts center, and a chappell on site. the facility helps service members from world war ii to the veterans from iraq and afghanistan. if you would like to help our veterans, go to our facebook phage and share this badge. news out of southern california. one officer was killed and another is in stable condition this morning after being shot during a barricade situation in pomona. police say a suspect barricade inside of a home, shot the two officers just after k89 last name. the l.a. times reports about 75 officers responded to the scene but couldn't get the two injured to safety because of the gunman.
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eventually they were both taken to the hospital. s.w.a.t. officers remain on the scene. this morning, a warning across the bay area after police in the east bay busted a major card skimming operation. the crew from l.a. county was preying on people in the east bay city of crockette but they were also seen in alameda, santa clara, san mateo, contra costa and san francisco counties. now police are asking gas station managers to make sure their equipment is secure. abc7 has the details. >> reporter: with the swipe of a card and a few push of buttons, your identity can be stolen. so can your money. police say that's what these four men were doing when they were arrested in fremont. an officer noticed this man acting suspiciously at a, the ms including this one on mari avenue. when he was stopped police say he had large amounts of cash but no atm card. >> it sounds like this is fairly sophisticated. there is ties to l.a. county. they had a significant amount of money.
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various gift cards. >> reporter: the arrest led them to this nearby motel where officers found his brother in possession of cards, cash and electronics. police say they were using cloned debit cards obtained by a skimming device. these usually have a key. they open up the machine at the pump and insert the skimmer device and close it up. the next person has no idea that their information has been stolen. >> that skimming device is blue tooth enabled which allows a person with a laptop to simply park nearby. whenever somebody uses their atm card or credit card that data is then transmitted to that laptop. >> reporter: police are encouraging gas station owners to inspect the inside of their pumps frequently. they also want consumers to be proactive checking their financial statements. >> i always pay at the cashier, inside, never at the machine. >> reporter: why? >> to make it more secure. >> reporter: police in fremont also arrested two more men from
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l.a. county for possession of skimming dies and identity theft who with ties to the other suspects. they are looking for three additional thieves. abc7 news. it has been an unprecedented week in politics. you likely heard the highly charged attacks from president trump toward california democrats. but how much of an impact will those comments make in this year's midterm elections? >> >> they say 85% of them were criminals and had criminal records. and the mayor of oakland went out and she -- she went out and warned them all. >> reporter: the trump administration upset over california's sanctuary status as well as oakland mayor libby shall have's decision to inform the public of i.c.e. raits raids being conductd in her community. >> here's my message to the mayor, how dare you, how dare you needlessly endanger the lives of our law snfrsment officers to promote a radical open borders agenda. >> reporter: many people keeping a close watch. this is a research fellow at the
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hoover institution at stanford. >> republicans in california on immigration are just as conservative as republicans in oklahoma or other states you might think are more conservative. to the extent that the president talks about immigration out here it is an issue that will unify republicans to a large degree. >> reporter: some say the attacks to turn out to be a gift to the california democratic party in terms of outreach and underraising. >> the long term sort of political impacts -- what i think these attacks sort of fail to recognize is that california politicians are responding to the median voter here in the state. so they are actually delivering good representation for california voters. >> reporter: president trump will visit san diego next week to inspect prototypes for his new border wall a move that there play to his base of sporters. >> we have san diego candidates that are prompted in part by president trump's policies. they are using that in their
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speeches to encourage the community to come on out. >> reporter: conservative commentator ann coulter says she is coming to the bay area next week. the liberty forum is hosting the sold out event in mountain view next tuesday. they will have officers present at the venue the day before to ensure safety for everyone. coulter scheduled two visits in april and then september were canceled. despite the recent rumors, santa clara supervisor cindy chavez decided not to enter the race for san jose mayor. in a statement, she says i will continue my efforts as a county supervisor to work with the mayor to solve our housing affordability crisis, to protect and grow the middle class, expand mental health services, we build "gma" broken public safety infrastructure and support all women fighting for equity and dignity.
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two candidates have qualified in the race for mayor, yesterday was the deadline for candidates to file. the primary election is on june 5th. new details on california's controversial high-speed rail project. the cost jumped again and there are more delays. according to the high-speed rail authority's two year business plan released yesterday the cost has jumped to $77 billion, a 20% increase. the project isn't set to be finished until 2033. and the rail authority's new chief executive says how to pay for if entire project remains uncertain. still ahead on abc7 mornings, the biggest music event is back, and it's on abc starting tomorrow. next a look at what's new and what's not changing when american idol returns. but first let's take a look outside from our sutro tower camera. lisa argen will h
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hello? hello!!! hello hello!!! ♪ this morning, many people across the country are enjoying a digital detox. today is the national day of unplugging, organizers say the 24-hour break from technology highlights the value of disconnecting from our digital guys to connect with ourselves, our loved ones, and our communities. tomorrow marks the return of sunday streets in san francisco. the community event will shut down a stretch of valencia street between debows avenue and 26th street. people can walk around, enjoy the neighborhood and support local businesses. sunday streets takes place in different parts of the city and is enjoying its tenth year. always look forward to the return of that event. >> yeah. more sunshine tomorrow. today, plenty of clouds.
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and it has been a little bit on the muggy side. this morning we have fog. right here from our roof camera, pretty good visibility. but it's mild. low 50s in the city. 53 in concord. with 50 in livermore. so today we'll hang onto the clouds. minus the rain. add in some sunday for sunday. and then boy, lots of rain next week. we will talk about it and sort it out coming out. >> sounds good, lisa, thanks. also ahead. kd lights it up in portland. could the warriors get a win without steph curry, and
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district. thanks so much for starting your day with abc7, mo. we will get a check of the full accuweather forecast coming up. in sports, this afternoon, the sharks will continue their push for the playoff berth. san jose is currently in sixth place in the western conference with just 15 games left in the regular season. the sharks ballots the washington capitols at sapp center. the warriors take on the timberwolves tomorrow in minnesota. last night the warriors tried to extend their seven game winning streak in portland. larry beil has the highlights in this morning's sports report. >> good morning. the warriors took the court last ight knowing they had a chance t to take over first place in the west. but they are in portland. they had to beat the red hot blazers without steph curry. steph out with another ankle injury. and also andre iguodala and david west out. kd had 50 the last time these teams met. dame little lard, the pride of oakland. he had 15 in the first half. portland built a big lead.
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mccollum. blazers led by as many as 15. kevin durant time. taking over for the dubs. top of the key. slim reaper had 22 at the half. to the third quarter. what do you do when they double durant? he feeds mcgee. he has been playing very well. dubs within three. kd for three. warriors in front. durant finishes with 40. but lillard toss it up to ed davis here for the slam. davis crushed the warriors blazers by four after three. mccollum 13 of his 30 in the fourth. blazers pull ahead. and dame finishes it off. he went for 28. blazers win their eighth consecutive game. the rockets in toronto. they were going for their 18th straight win. they were down as many as 19. look what happens late. james hardin, stepback three. tied it at 102.
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hardin with 40. raptors ensuing possession. derosen, fade, fire. raptors up by two. final five seconds. rockets are down three. trevor ariza is going to give it back to -- shooting from the logo. raptors hold on, 108-105, snapping houston's 17-game win streak but they stay half a game up on golden state. spring training, giants and mariners. belt going yard for the first time. giants with a lineup of mostly regulars. posey has been hurt much of the spring. three for three. scored in front of belt. long orria was scratched for sandoval. he went three for three. a couple of rbi singles. that one tied it at 6-6. here it comes. there it goes. this is launched. far, far, far away into the arizona sky. giants win so-7. a's and brewers.. one play tells the story this game.
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they call him crush. for a reason. chris davis going deep in the first. that was the only scoring for the entire game. a.j. puck. three scoreless, and the a's win it by a count of 2-0. that's a rap on morning sports. have a great weekend, everybody. i'm larry beil. now, your accuweather forecast with lisa argen. >> good morning to you. looking at san francisco right now. a little bit of fog more so in the north bay. sun coming up at 6:28 this morning. and tomorrow, 7:26 our sunrise. our sunset tonight, 6:12. we will look forward to that extra hour of daylight tomorrow, but we are also looking at some change force the week ahead. although the weekend will be dry we are looking at a pretty wet week ahead. beginning monday night a weak storm system will take us into tuesday. but then into wednesday it's looking a little bit more significant. the rain, and that continues with a colder system come friday into saturday. so lots of weather ahead next week. some of it mild.
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some of it much colder, impacting the sierra nevada as well. here's the golden gate bridge. we can see all of that fog. of course visibility further to the north impacted. as we look at live doppler 7, versiona returns indicating it's not reaching the ground. this is a weak system heading towards southern california. we have got some drizzle along the coast. but amounts won't be a lot. we will be looking at mainly cloudy skies over our neck of the woods today. quarter mile visibility in petaluma. half mile in santa rosa. two miles at the coast. south bay, ten mile visibility. and about eight miles over in oakland n. santa cruz, 60s today. mild with lots of cloud cover. 6:51 right now, san francisco, oakland, 54 mountain view. san jose is at 58. the temperature and the dew points about the same. that is allowing for a little bit of fog and that muggy feel to the air throughout the day today. we have had that as well.
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48 santa rosa. 51 napa. we are looking at low 50s for novato, concord. 50 degrees. in the mountains upper 20s. potential rain heading your way. if you are headed up to the mountains next week looking at patchy dense fog here with mild afternoon temperatures. more sunday tomorrow, then looking at that wet pattern into next week. the clocks will move forward one hour. the sunrise for tomorrow, 7:27. sun setting at 7:13. so the clouds today pretty much all around the bay, you can see the showers well to the south. this is company tonight. and into the afternoon tomorrow the clouds break away. we'll call it partly cloudy. as a result, temperatures bump up to near 70 tomorrow.
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showers in the north bay taking us through your tuesday morning commute. it's wet. this takes us to wednesday. it is a week out. the timing is going to change. this is thursday morning into thursday afternoon. and then more showers into friday. highs today in the south bay, look at those mid to upper 60s a. mild afternoon. 63 in san mateo. san francisco, 62. in the north bay, cloudy skies. 64 in sonoma. east bay numbers, low to mid 60s. 64 in brentwood. tonight, upper 40s. a mild even. accuweather seven-day forecast. we will be dry this weekend. >> a, thank you so much. appreciate it. the gold standard of all music competition series, american idol makes its highly anticipated return to television tomorrow night right here on abc7. we have an inside look at what
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to expect. ♪ waking up with you. >> reporter: the blockbuster show that produced more mega stars then any other ever. >> we are going to hollywood. >> reporter: is back. >> it's full of goodness. >> it's full of hope. it's full of dreams coming true. it's true americana. >> reporter: super star judges luke bryan, katy perry, lionel richie and the iconic blue tour bus set on a journey across the nation. >> this is fresh. i think it is because we are not going to bring the other stuff. what we are bringing is the new package. >> it's been my dream. >> reporter: to discover a new crop of talent worky of earning a golden ticket to hollywood. >> it is a gift. it is a blessing. it's like winning the fricking lottery. and we get to give them the ticket. >> reporter: the judges say they know what they are looking for. >> we are the artists, so we know what they are thinking. we know what they are feeling. we are either going to do two things. we are either going to inspire you to go forward or tell you the truth and tell you there is
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no shot. >> reporter: luke bryan saying telling the contestants no isn't easy. >> when somebody doesn't make it you have got say no. sp that is so -- i mean, i'm like oh, god i have got to at the time tell them no, i have got to tell them no. >> reporter: and don't expect producers to stray away from the format. the returning host ryan seacrest says there is no need to change what always worked. >> show is the show at its core. it works at its core. >> reporter: abc7 news, los angeles. american idol launches tomorrow here on abc7. watch i live starting at 8:00 p.m. to see long-time host ryan seacrest and new judges lionel richie, katy perry, and luke bryan. next, the fight against hunger. how hundreds of volunteers plan
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not reaching the ground. we have fog to specify. this rain is moving into southern california throughout the day today. we are looking at a half mile visibility. santa rosa petaluma. a mile on the coast. elsewhere, no problems. and as we look from our roof cam ration you will notice that the view of san francisco looks pretty good. low 50s in the city. across the bay, 54 in san jose. 50 on the coast. and emeryville. you can see the fog there. be careful from santa rosa. upper 40s there. 49 in livermore. and 50 by the delta. so sutro showing the city with plenty of clouds today. mild, in the 60s. no rain. we'll look at the sub setting earlier tonight at 6:12. then we lose that hour of sleep. boy we will see big weather changes for the upcoming work week. i'll detail the extended outlook for you coming


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