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good evening eye i'm eric thomas in for dan ashley. >> i'm kristen sze. three maimed puppies found at 89th sfreet. leslie brinkley was there today as two of the injured puppies were reunited. >> here is your sister. >> these two 4-month-old german pupsy were reunited after a san francisco animal hospital. >> so happy to see her sister. >> frig has a rear paw shopped off. her sister has a jaw broken on both sides appearing on purposes. they were find at a homeless encampment saturday night then yesterday another one. >> aed third dog was found in exactly the same location with the exact break to the jaw. at that time my -- you know, my stomach like turned to ice. this is an obvious case of an animal torturer.
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>> three similar breed of dogs found in similar areas. it's probably linked but we don't know for sure. our biggest concern is that we know there is a huge body of research that shows the link between animal cruelty and vience against people. >> oakland animal services and oakland police launched the investigation into animal cruelty. pet food express posed a $5,000 reward for information leading to arrest. extensive surgery is still needed for two of the dogs. >> the search is is on for an orthopedic surgeon to try and repair frea aechlt jaw her eyes are brit are and pain is kmishd there is a chance she will make it. >> we're really hopeful that some is going to be held accountable that something is going to come up before more puppies are discovered injured or dead. >> leslie brinkley, abc 7 news. a 13-year-old is battling for his life injured in a head-on collision inside a stolen car driven by another 13-year-old. investigators say the stolen
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1995 honda accord slammed into a ford hybrid an mclaugh lawfulen avenue? san jose around 10:00 last night. officers tried to stop the car moments earlier but according to police the 13-year-old driver turned off the lights and sped off. police say they did not pursue the car. the young driver and two other teens in the car were arrested. they were not injured. the driver of the other vehicle suffered minoring injuries. family and friends vow to seek justice after last week's decision by san francisco's d.a. to not prosecute the plofrsz who shot appear tilled can two men the incidentsy the 2015 shooting of mario woods and the 2016 shooting of lewis gongoran. >> i'm not okay with that gask zbloon mario woods mother respond totd droerpt decision last week to not charge the officers who shot her son. surrounding her were supporters and civil rights lawyer john burris. they made reference to the
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december 2nd 2015 shooting captured on cell phone video where one can see 26-year-old woods holding a knife witnesses say had previously been used against another man. despite police shooting beanbag wounds at woods he never dropped it and police then fired 26 rounds. burris said george gascon did not have the courage to charge the officers. >> if you don't want to say it's murder but holding people accountable for voluntary manslaughter is clearly an option that should have been examiner ds. >> but the d.a. office said when it comes to officer involved shooting current law protection them from charges if they feel their lives are in danger. >> the second an officer or anybody manifests a fear for safety or someone else's they can use force. >> family members of 45-year-old louis g ocht ngora were also at the rally. a home security video doesn't show the moment he was shot in 2016 but you can hear when
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police fired several rounds within 30 minutes of arriving at the scene. mario woods' mother says the case doesn't end here. >> i'm still going to fight you'll ner forgot hess name. >> these two cases will be forwarded to the state department of justice for further review. the state attorney general has the option of bringing charges against the officers. in san francisco, leon melendez, nbc abc. >> animal active afts targeted a egg farm because of cruelty to poultry. they say they stormed the sunrise form facility and rescued hens. direction action everywhere says efrl active afted were arrested fortress passing. the protest he issers say they have evidence of criminal animal cruelty. sunrise farms did not respond for comment. a south bay school superintendent job could be on the line tonight, the latest
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cntroversy in a in a controversy over leadership. david louie has the latest from the alum rock almostry school district. >> parents and elected officials gathered outside the district ofzs to show the support for the superintendent. the five member board will meet in closed session to considering terminating her. dr. you bauer has been praised by supporters for trying to lead touring the turbulent period. >> the most important things right now is focusing on offering the best possible education for my students. >> the east side district has been investigated by the county office of education for alleged fraud involving a no bid contractor the district hired to do millions of dollars in construction work. the santa clara county district attorney office has been doing investigation for at least a year but wouldn't discuss it. >> why is it taking so long? hard to say. but a a lawyer myself, i can tell you, had there been something untoward it would have come out by now. >> two south bay lawmakers are
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calling for a state audit. >> the continued call for the remove of dr. bauer at this critical point is not only unfair but unethical and will breed deeper distrust within our community. >> the board is expected to discuss dr. bauer's employment in closed session. a request to terminate the construction company contract may also come up. >> our alum rock students and families need and deserve the strong leadership, integrity and determination that dr. bauer bring zploos there will be allocate at stake at the school board meeting but also a lot at stake in terms of the school trustee three seats open for leeks in november np dave louie abc news. two thieves cleaned out a turrist butts in san francisco. abc 7 news at pier 39 we police responded one of the thieves distracted a driver while a second man went on the bus and took items. >> passengers were not on the bus at the time. the men ran across the street
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got in a cab and got away nobody hurt. tonight southwest airlines is apologizing after cal women's basketball coach lindsey got lib says she was asked to prove her son belonged to her while boarding a flight from dfrg to oakland sunday. her fiance patrick martin is plaque and one-year-old son is bi racial. she a says she has felon with her 50 fooims and never had it happen before. she called the incident demeaning and insince testify. southwest apologized and use it as a coaching opportunity for employees. >> thousands of starbucks kbrees across the country are receiving training right now following the infamous incident in philadelphia. we want no know what you think. you can go ahead and vote will the training make a difference or won't it? weigh it right now at and see the results in realtime on your tv screen. right now the majority is saying this won't make a difference. abc 7 news reporter carolyn
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tyler joins us live outside of starbucks in san francisco. carolyn. >> reporter: well, this afternoon we have seen a number of people come to this starbucks for their jolt of java, perhaps they don't know for forgot that today was training day. customers we talked to who know what it's all about told us they applaud starbucks but wonder if this changes any hearts and minds. jamaula made her usual stash bucks run this morning knowing this afternoon the doors would close. she says the company's bold move to offer bias training to its 175,000 employees will encourage awareness. >> starbucks is doing a good thing by stopping, closing doors and just putting everybody through this. and making it something positive out of something negative. >> the negative was the arrest in april of two black men at a starbucks in philadelphia. the manager called police because they did not purchase
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anything. and one asked to use the bathroom. the incident still makes chris co-pay emotional and feeling guilty about buying the company's coffee. >> it was so horrible. and that would a lot more than one day's training. >> rapper active it cammen appeared in this starbucks video. >> helping people see each other fully, completely, respectfully. >> one element of today's employee training that also includes small small group discussions and a film on the civil rights movement. at 2:00 this afternoon, the starbucks stores began closing. >> whether or not it's a pr stant, i mean i think it's the right education. it's education everybody needs. >> i'm absolutely certain there are cities within the united states that need a reminder about diversity how we shall be treating each other. >> it's not certain how much revenue starbucks lost today. but analyst estimate $12
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million. carolyn tyler, abc 7 news. again we're interested in hearing whether you think the training will or won't make a difference. you can see the vote is close right now from the audience. go to abc 7 and see realtime results we'll have the poll up through the end of the newscasts at six. >> today abc announced the cancellation of roseanne after what they call a hateful tweet. she attacked a valerie jarrett she tweeted muslim and brotherhood and planet of the apes had a baby. she removed the tweet and apologized. appearing on a msnbc townhall jarrett says she is fine and called the tweet a teechlg moment. she praised disney more leading by example and kansasling the show >> beach cover-up jelly fish are blanketing a coastline we try to find out why. >> the warriors win and now fans
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need wardrobe items to go with it. >> scoot over. a start enough may have gone from bird to unicorn. >> i'm meteorologist sandhya marshall tuck will change that. in california, 3 million kids can't read at grade level. tuck turned around struggling schools, raising graduation rates over 60%. marshall tuck for state superintendent. marshall tuck.
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i thought after sandy hook, where 20 six and seven year olds were slain, this would never happen again. it has happened more than 200 times in 5 years. dianne feinstein and a new generation are leading the fight to pass a new assault weapons ban. say no to the nra and yes to common-sense gun laws. california values senator dianne feinstein
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it's the invasion of jelly fish at pacifica. by the thousands in the water on and the beach. while they may be gooey and slimy and gross. . they're harmless. lined up like sparkling diamonds along the beach if diamonds were plump and squishy. they are known to wash up in late spring and early summer. but even long-term surfers say this is more crowded than usual. >> can you kflt feel them in the water. every time i paddled i could feel a little jelly roll through my fingers. >> there are a lot more living earlier last week i think.
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but there is definitely a bunch all washed ashore dead. >> the jelly fish are native to much of the west coast but experts of the california academy of sciences say this larger than usual beaching appears to be a bay area phenomenon. that data comes a army of stint scientists who peeft the locations online. >> when i grope up to be a marine biologies. >> me too. >> a another beach goeer interrupted his science to collect a few specimen to photograph. >> we saw this floating around by the pier. and that was kind of like well what's that? my cousin spot to do first. >> the good news from experts is the jelly fish even alive in the water are almost entirely harm zblools just felt squishy and didn't bother me at all. >> squishy. the academy of sciences says citizen scientists are uploading information about the jelly fish
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using the app called the naturalist. we'll have more. i naturalist. >> san francisco city attorney dennis herpa issued subpoenas to uber and lyft. he wants them to turn over records and whether they classify drivers as employees or private contractors. as well as records on driver pay and benefits. the move is part of an ongoing investigation into whether ride hailing companies comply with san francisco ordinances, the subpoena is following the supreme court recent ruling on the definition of an employee versus an independent contractor. a big boost is coming for bird, the start up unleaching the electric scooters on city streets around the country. aanonymous sources tell bloomberg news is bird is raising $150 million. the infusion of funds the report says will value the rental service at $1.0 billion only
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months after it launched. santa clara based inindividualia about to begin a construction project. look at the 750,000 square foott building known as voyageur. among other things they design special circuits for the gaming inustry. the company has 11,000 employees around the world. 5,000 just in santa clara. the warriors get ready for the fourth straight nb finals against the cleveland cavaliers u c catch-all the games on abc 7. a lot of fans gearing one new western conference champion shirts and more. dick's sporting goods open late last night and after the win at houston and opened again at 6:00 a.m. for the early ricers. >> this is arightial i come in every time they win their -- the western conference championship. i always come here and after the fiebls when they win. >> game one is thursday oracle arena. tickets go on sale to the public through the warrior website at
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7:00 tonight. abc is the only place to watch the finals presented by youtube. abc coverage starts at 5:30. tip off at 6:00. now the accuweather forecast with sandhya patel. while with their was hot like the warriors look at the high so far. inland areas were steamy. 97 in antioch. but 32 degrees cooler in half moon. 65 degrees. quite a range today. these are highs so far. san francisco 69. oakland 72. definitely cooler around the coast and bay. didn't feel it so much inland. you'll feel it eventually. 84 in san jose. 87 in santa rosa. and we had 90s of around yukia. cloverdale, clearlake area. live doppler 7 showing the absence of fog. but it will be back tomorrow morning. the sea breeze certainly playing a role for dropping temperatures compared to 24 hours ago. san francisco you are down 17 degrees. the gusts off the cool ocean
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water out of the west at 30 miles an hour playing a role. fairfield gusting to 28 miles an hour. already conditions are going to be just right tonight for the full flower moon it's the full moon in the month of may rises at 8:36. this is when plants are in bloom so-called a full flower moon. check it out. send us pictures if you get them. live picture from the emeryville camera, bright skies over 80 right now. temperatures 64 in san francisco. a nice breeze coming in. for those who doesn't like the heat we will sool cooler into inland valleys tomorrow. oklahoma 78 and currently 57 in half moon bay. the pier 39 camera you see the sun sign shining and sea lions sewing up the sun. 81 in santa rosa. 76 in napa. concord still in the 90s. hanging onto some of the heat. you want to escape go to santa cruz where some people are right now where they will be dealing with more fog than they've been seeing. breezy cooler tomorrow and
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thursday. warming up again for the end of the week and going hot inland saturday and sunday again. here is your 12-hour planner tor tomorrow. fog and high clouds first thing in the morning. temperatures in the 50s. coastal fog hanging around in the noontime hours. and we will he see cooler conditions for the afternoon up to 25 degrees cooler inland. you'll be process the mid-70s inland upper 50s on the coast. tomorrow morning when you get going there will be some fog around near the coast. temperatures mainly in the 40s, 50s, high clouds around as well and then for the afternoon it's a big difference in those temperatures. south bay 71, san jose, 75 morgan hill, sunnyvale 69 on the peninsula looking at mid-to upper 60s. from san mateo 6766 redwood city 6. breezy pacific of daly city 5. downs san francisco 62. you want the sun you got it in the north bay but not assss it be has been. . 66 castro valley. inland areas 73 in concord.
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72 in livermore. a far cry from the niechbts of today. accuweather seven-day forecast cooler breezy for edwin. we bring in drizzle thursday morning and even cooler weather as we head into june we're warming back up for you on friday and then hot inland again. saturday sunday we'll have our summer spread 60s to 90s. cooling off gwen monday and tuesday. as our natural ac is back in business. you can download the accuweather app and check out the temps to me at the time you want gla thank you very much. >> thanks. certified preonned or used when it comes to cars one is definitely better for the bottom line. that story next. new at 6:00 hats off to warriors but find out why the ld theey... tovery cld's oortuni. aninvestn the achers who ft up r. anempoweeducats toeach bond thtest becauscreatity and crical tnking e as iortants cts anfigure i'm to thurmd the wo startnow. ate surintennt.
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when the worst oil spill hit san francisco, first responders went to work. and mayor gavin newsom, he went to hawaii. man: newsome left the day after e spill for a four-day vacation in hawaii. the same gavin who said
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his job as lieutenant governor was so dull, he only showed up for work at the state capitol one day a week, tops. gavin's not gonna work as governor. now to consumer news and a used car? is is it better certified preowned. >> we don't know the answer but michael finney does. >> gear heads argue about this constantly. there is no question that buying a certified preowned car comes with certain benefits but is paying a premium for a certified preowned car really worth it? well, here are some answers to that question. so you're in the market to buy a car but a new one is out of the question. you'll have to choose between a certified preowned vehicle or a used one. the difference, manufacturers offer cpo vehicles a more affordable alternatives to new models. they usually have lower mileage,
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fewer defects or needed repairs than a typical used car. protected by a manufacturers extended warranty they go through inspections and history checks for potential repairs before they can be certified. some also offer roads side stiffed free satellite radio and discounted rates on loans. >> these are great benefits consumer pay a premium for peace of mind which may not be necessary. >> internone certified used cars. easier on the wallet, a regular used car can cost you a lot less than the certified preowned equivalent. and with a little more leg work on your part consumer reports says it could end up being a better value. here is how. >> first find a trusted mechanic respect the car for hidden damage or repairs that may be necessary. >> next use consumer reports list of the most reliable used cars. search the cars vehicle identification number or vin online to check if any revealing
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information pops up. you can also interthe v. nichlt at safer and check for open recalls. although no gaern auto check or car fax can be helpful tools to check for past accidents. this approach can save you money and be all the certification you'll need. >> one thing to keep in mind a clean history report does not always mean the vehicle has never been in an accident. remember, an owner may not involved an insurance company for fear ever rates going up. and one thing you got to keep in mind, yes you don't need it to be certified but then you have to do all the work. >> oh. >> it's either or is the deal. >> okay. >> okay. >> i gotcha. >> yup. >> a first for local doctors the medical breakthrough that saved baby's life. >> first we thank jeff for the lovely picture of what he calls the other painted ladies. look at that. share your pictures with us with the hashtag abc 7 now looks like the setting sun is painting
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i'm jeff bleich. preventing violence has long been my cause. in the face of senseless violence, we need hope. after columbine, i led president clinton's youth violence commission. i joined joe biden to reduce domestic violence, helping boys become men. i beat the nra in court, defending gun laws that save lives. today, a new generation is rising, and this is our moment. in the streets and in the capitol, i'll stand with them. jeff bleich. democrat for lieutenant governor.
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ithe race for governort. has turned into a scam. gavin newsom's trying to elect a republican who was endorsed by trump. and villaraigosa's being bankrolled by a handful of billionaires. it's everything that's wrong with politics.
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and none of it is helping struggling families. here's my pledge to you. i'll keep our budget balanced. invest in affordable housing. fight for universal healthcare. and stand up to donald trump. as governor, you can trust me to do what's right- because i always have. i ama daetz coming up on news at 6:00. get against the wall. get against the wall. this wall over here. this wall over here. a suspect has been arrested in a brazen armed robbery. tonight what he was wearing at the time that could actually make it easier for police to put him away. also, a fast-moving fire destroys a popular market and
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general store. it's another punch to the gut for a hard-luck little town. and the financial fallout with a loved one dies. at 6:00, "7 on your side" looks at how adult kids can help their grieving parent get through this tough time. all that plus more coming up in just a half our on abc 7 news at 6:00. eric, kristen. thank you very much. a newborn baby girl at ucsf children's hops became the first stem cell patient in the world to undergo the procedure in the womb. >> she was born in february four months after the transplant. ucsf released details this this week about the successful procedure. a team at ucsf extracted money marrow from the mother to be and isolated stem cells. >> injected the cells in the up bilkle vein they hope to use this approach to eliminate genetic disorders high pressure she is out of the hospital and
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home with her family in hawaii. >> terrific. world news tonight with david muir coming up next. i'm kristen sze. >> i'm eric tho tonight, the roseanne uproar. abc canceling her show. her racist tweet, and within hours, the decision to end the show. the star tweeting about a former top adviser to president obama. tonight, abc calling the tweet, quote, abhorrent. and this evening, many of her own costars now reacting. also tonight, the deadly storms. the flash flooding. new images now emerging. the national guardsman swept away while trying to help a woman. tonight, the discovery. and in the middle of the country, the tornadoes, and now severe storms this evening up through minneapolis. and heavy rain headed for chicago. breaking developments, moments ago. the resignation. missouri governor eric greitens, once a rising republican star, embroiled in questions about an


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