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live where you live. this is "abc7 news." >> a blast rattles a san jose neighborhood. several grenades were found, some of them still live. >> the homeowner found the grenades in her basement. police shut down the area near the san jose country club. >> a bomb squad came in and took care of the explosives. katie? >> reporter: the woman who owns the home behind us found those grenades getting ready for an es kate sale. we talked with the woman and she said it was a scary moment for all of them. sky 7 captured the moment the incident came to an end. the bomb squad detonated live grenades in the backyard of a
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home. the homeowner found the devices. >> there were five grenades. two were smoke and three were alive. >> reporter: this woman said she was organizing the estate sale for the homeowner. >> she was shaking like crazy because she was upset they were real. i almost fell over, because we handled them and we didn't know if they were real or not. >> reporter: they called authorities and deputies responded. they closed down streets and evacuated ten homes. >> it's really scary to know that someone has that kind of stuff in their home. >> maybe it's just memorabilia or something like that. but still, there is concern with what's going on in the world today. >> reporter: the detonation came shortly after 7:00 p.m., and people were to return home. the estate sale organizer says the homeowner has not lived in the house for two years and has no idea how the xwre ma xwre m e be in the basement.
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there are were two more freeway shootings tonight. the victims says the suspect pulled out a gun, shooting striking the outside of the car. the chp arrested 18-year-old christian torres. and in east oakland, a 50-year-old man was shot in the finger. chp ran traffic brakes to look for evidence causing this backup you see from earlier tonight. the shootings come as law enforcement searches for a shooter in hercules this saturday. a young girl was injured and remains in the hospital. new details on the cozy tube closure in alameda. road crews have completed repairs on a sinkhole that formed over the weekend. both lanes will reopen at midnight. about an hour from now. they reported earlier only one
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lane would reopen. >> more good news for commuters. rain is coming tomorrow, but it may not hit until after the morning drive. sandhya patel has more. >> the timing has changed. and it is good news for commuters. take a look at live doppler 7 hd. we do have some clouds around. as you take a look at the wider perspective, i amtraking a storm system that's tracking what's known as an atmospheric river. the heaviest rain will be there. burn scar areas will likely see debris flows in southern california and mudslides. it's a level one system for us tomorrow afternoon. light showers, less than a quarter of an inch of rain. and it is going to be breezy at the nighttime hours. tomorrow is the start of spring. also the start of a soggy pattern. i'll be back with a look coming up, dan. >> sandhya, thank you very much. a memorial in wine country that we carried here live paid tribute to three women who
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dedicated their lives to helping veterans. a celebration was held for the three killed earlier this month. cornell bernard is live with the story tonight. what a powerful ceremony. >> reporter: you're right, dan. powerful and emotional. the lives of these three women honored, remembered, and celebrated here tonight. ♪ many wiped back tears during a tribute to three women, with one mission -- helping our veterans. >> they were unafraid. they were proud to serve those who served. >> reporter: more than 1,000 relatives, friends, and colleagues of the three gathered to celebrate their lives. >> we all loved christine and jennifer and jen. this is their gift. and it's their legacy that we keep this going. >> reporter: the three worked at
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pathway home, a treatment center for vets with ptsd. their lives cut short by veteran albert wong who was removed from the program weeks before the shooting. >> if you are a pathway home graduate, please stand up and be recognized. >> reporter: veteran zach styles is a grad himself. >> thank you jen, christine and jennifer forgiving everything in the service of veterans. >> reporter: jennifer gonzalez's dad said his daughter had just celebrated her first anniversary. >> she would make the rounds to the evacuation centers, to napa college, looking for people that needed help. in particular, she was looking for vets. >> reporter: at the end of the ceremony, relatives were presented with american lives. cornell bernard, "abc7 news." >> you can find video of all the
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emotional moments on our website at uber has stopped all self-driving car tests after one of its autonomous cars hit and killed a pedestrian late sunday, claiming the life of a 44-year-old woman. police say she was walking her bike when she was struck. friends of the victim say she was homeless. >> it's just hard. i don't understand. >> uber says there was a backup driver in the driver's seat but he was not in control of the car. the ntsb is sending a team to investigate the accident. sheriff deputies arrested the brother of the parkland school shooting suspect. zachary cruz is accused of trespassing while riding his skateboard on the campus grounds. he had been warned to stay away from the campus. cruz told deputies he wanted to reflect on the school shootings
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and soak it in. his brother, 19-year-old nikolas cruz, is accused of killing 17 people at the school last month. tonight, teachers in alameda marched to demand better pay, but as lillian kim shows you, increasing teacher's salaries will likely mean cuts to some beloved programs. >> reporter: teachers marched to the school board meeting with a single message -- raise their pay. >> we want to be moved from an f to a c. we want to be average, which is in and of itself sad. >> reporter: employee's salaries at the school district are among the lowest in the county. 10% below average. >> it's always a teacher shuffle. every year there's a teacher shuffle. >> we agree with the teachers. >> reporter: susan davis says the board faces a tough choice. teacher pay versus school programs. >> in alameda, we have beloved
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small schools and small class sizes. and some really wonderful innovative programs, and nobody wants to give those up. >> reporter: in fact, parents and students stood up to show their support for those beloved programs. >> i was never bored, because the program had always made science something to be interested about. the hands on projects in class led me to appreciate my love for science. >> reporter: if the board can't decide what to cut, one idea is to propose a parcel tax. in alameda, lillian kim, "abc7 news." facebook stock plummeted after a controversy how user data is being manipulated and now it may have taken down a top exec. san francisco mayoral candidates get ready to debate. we'll have the story. >> it pulls on your heart strings a little bit. >> time to say farewell to a
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ross has the brands your whole family will love get ready for spring-at the ross spring shoe event. for a fraction of what you'd pay elsewhere. step one: get to ross. step two: walk out with top brands at big savings... the ross spring shoe event. mark leno did not take part in the debate that feechl featu other top candidates for mayor. an unexpected candidate filled his vacancy in what turned out to be a very spirited debate. >> reporter: as they walked to
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their seats, another san francisco mayoral candidate took center stage. >> stop pulling on my shirt! >> reporter: amy farrell weiss was not extended an invitation to the debate because she's p l polling at less than 5%. but in true san francisco fashion, the moderator handed weiss a mike. people filled the castro theater as the current president starred with the former president of the board. >> i would just say that i'm the only candidate that's running for mayor that actually served as mayor during a time when -- >> you are not the only one that's been through a crisis. >> reporter: the only republican on stage, ritchie greenberg, was met with a lot of opposition from the crowd. [ crowd booing ] while discussing the homeless problem, he said san francisco should not be so hospitable to
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the homeless population. >> throwing money at this issue is not helping. >> reporter: and jane kim called out neighboring cities and counties for not doing enough. >> when counties refuse to have a 365 day shelter system, that's a problem. >> reporter: the mayoral election is in june. kate larson, "abc7 news." facebook security chief is expected to step down after it's suspected a firm harvested data for 50 million people. cambridge analytica used data to identify personalities of american voters. several lawmakers called for mark zuckerberg to testify in response. "the new york times" reports that facebook's chief officer alex stamos will leave by august. that's because of internal
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conflicts. facebook and other tech stocks plunged today amid the controversy. facebook shares closed down nearly 7%, wiping out about $37 billion of market value. that means mark zuckerberg's wealth fell over $5 billion. one ride has amused visitors for nearly 60 years. now park officials say it's time for the iconic ferris wheel to come down and be replaced with something different. possibly a more modern version. >> i like loved driving on it and it's just really sad that it's coming down. >> the farris wheel has been featured in several tv shows and films like the 1987 "the lost boys." change is coming to the board walk. >> yes, and change is coming to our weather. >> meteorologist sandhya patel is here with the approaching rain. >> you'll want to get the
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umbrellas out and hang on to them the rest of the workweek. the green you see is just moisture up in the clouds, it's not actually rain yet. take a look at the wider picture. we are really tracking a series of systems. tomorrow, spring showers. the season is officially changing. wednesday, thursday, a thunder chance and friday looking at cold showers. temperatures are quite comfortable. numbers in the 40s, all the way to 60s. a beautiful few here of san francisco. spring begins in the morning and a rainy pattern follows. wet and windy midweek with a chance of a storm. particularly on thursday. and scattered showers expected on friday. as we look at the morning temperatures, 40s, 50s, all the clouds insulating you. in the afternoon, we are expecting some showers. temperatures lower than today. in the mid 50s to the low 60s.
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on our storm impact scale, this ranks a one. it's a light system for tomorrow afternoon. some light showers, less than a quarter of an inch for most of you and breezy in the nighttime hours. your morning commute is type. might see a few sprinkles around 11:00 a.m. and we head into lunch, where we see change. the atmosphere moistens up, showers move in at 2:00 in the afternoon to 3:30. this is mostly light, heading into the 5:00 p.m. hour, still scattered light showers going into 6:00 and 8:30 tomorrow night. totals are coming down as a result of the latest computer models going dryer. it's going to take time before we see the atmosphere moisten up. so some of you will see a few hundredths of rain. the switch begins late wednesday night into thursday.
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see those oranges and yellows? that's pockets of moderate to heavy rain. thursday morning's commute does not look favorable. here is encouraging news. the sierra snow pack, because of the recent snow has gone up. it's 48% of average and they'll be adding to that snow pack. we are expecting between tomorrow night and thursday night pretty good snowfall totals, at least at the highest elevations. 15 inches in tahoe. that snow level will be coming down by the end of the workweek. level one system, those spring showers for tomorrow, another level one for wednesday. periods of rain, breezy. thursday is the day we'll see wet, windy weather with a thunderstorm possibility. friday, cold showers and we dry out sunday. and monday download the accuweather app and check out those temperatures. >> thanks, sandhya. a shock for a california
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family. when these secret roommates emerged from their home. we'll have that story, next. >> and storm on "good morning america" talking about the upcoming sci-fi blockbuster
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>> shu is here with sports. >> stanford had both their men and women in the postseason, but only one advance. and the
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warriors have been nominated for sports team of the year. they've been nominated four of the last five years, winning in 2014 and '16. reports of steph curry returning friday night against the hawks, which is a good thing. tonight in san antonio, another injured all-star, draymond green
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leav leaves. iguodala lays it in here. tony parker miss the layup, rudy gay slams it home, 27-20 for the spurs. green takes a low blow, missed the rest of the game with a pelvic contusion. cook ties it up with the jumper. he had 20. third straight double digit game. then the mid range jumper, 63-61 in the third. but lamarcus aldridge scores 11 unanswered in the fourth, he finished with 19 in the fourth quarter, 33 on the night, as the spurs win 89-75, the lowest scoring game for the warriors since 2013. stanford women take care of florida gulf coast tonight, reaching their 11th straight sweet 16. tarra's 900th win came against
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florida gulf coast. smith with the three, she led with 28 points. moments later, the steal. coast to coast. 82-65, stanford. next play, nice ball movement by the cardinal. smith with a finish under the hoop. stanford with a minute and a half to go. carington with the lay-in. cardinal advance with a 90-70 victory. they'll face louisville in the sweet 16. sacramento losing to oklahoma state in the n.i.t. humphrey with the hard foul here to jeffrey carol. he had a game high 26. last chance for the cardinal. davis, the key three to make it a four-point game. but oklahoma state would hang on and eliminates stanford.
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miss the layup here, but the putback slam. gales up 26-18 against washington. six-point lead in the second. good ball movement leads to this three. five-point game in the fourth. the steal, gets the ball back on the run and finishes with a three-point slam. jordan for the huge three. nice fake there. he finished with a team high 26. and the gales get their 30th win and advance, 85-81 the final. this sports report brought to you by river rock casino. draymond green said he doesn't think his injury is serious, but i'm officially worried about the warriors. you want to get some playing time before you get to the playoffs. but missing four superstar
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all right. that's our report. hope your week got off to a great start. appreciate your time. >> for sandhya patel, shu, all of us here. thanks for joining us. >> have a good night.
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>> dicky: from hollywood, it's "jimmy kimmel live"! tonight -- tyler perry, from "supernatural" jensen ackles, judge james, and music from dua lipa. and now, hold on tight, here's jimmy kimmel! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ >> jimmy: that's very nice. welcome to the show. hi. i'm jimmy. i'm the host. thank you for watching. thanks for coming. [ cheers and applause ] oh, that's very nice. happy spring break for those of you who are springing and


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