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s our moment. in the streets and in the capitol, i'll stand with them. jeff bleich. democrat for lieutenant governor. live where you live, this is abc 7 news. >> questions, few answers this morning after a patient of the public health department found dead inside a stairwell at the hospital. officials announced procedural changes to prevent another such tragedy in the future. thank you for joining us. i'm kristen sze. they are wrapping up the news conference on the discovery of a 76-year-old woman in a restricted area after being reported missing ten days ago. matt keller is live at the hospital with the latest, matt? >> reporter: yes, hi, this is a
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power plant where ruby anderson's body was found yesterday in a stairwell. it was open for anyone to enter between 6:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. because of what happened, the staff made changes. now you need a badge to enter that building. the sheriff gave us a timeline for the disappearance. living on campus, but not a patient at the general hospital. a worker contacted the sheriff's office on may 20 to report she left the day before and not returned. sheriff office contacted family, the jail, medical examiner's office, and san francisco police department. anderson's body was found ten days after being reported missing. that was yesterday. the stairwell of the power plant here on campus, something similar happened five years ago, a body of a 58-year-old was found in a stairwell in the hospital building after missing for 17 days. new security protocols put in place after that, but because anderson was not a hospital patient technically, those were not necessarily followed in her
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case. >> so now we're going to be reviewing everything to see where the holes and gaps are because, certainly, we -- it looks like we need to do better. >> reporter: the sheriff's office and hospital officials are looking at all the protocols and doing a search of all their buildings and stairwells to ensure there are no other vulnerabilities on campus. the medical examiner is currently doing the autopsy on anderson to determine a cause of death. that could be released later on in this investigation. reporting live in san francisco, matt keller, abc 7 news. >> all right, thank you. crews work to contain seven fires burning in eastern county. the key challenge continues to be strong winds. cal fire says the fires in byron are 80% contained, burning 500 acres, several structures and vehicles burned. here's a look at the area where the fires are burning. they started after 1:00 p.m. yesterday afternoon. the cause is under
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investigation. investigators in san jose look into what sparked a fire in an office building. crews responded to the scene just after 2:00 this morning near capitol and lakeview avenues. planes were under control within one hour. we know california teachers association has offices in this building. firefighters found nobody inside, and no injuries were reported. a south bay church asked for help after a vandal shattered a window and left a pile of hypodermic needles on the ground of trinity cathedral in downtown san jose on memorial day. cameras show a man walking from the park towards the church, picking up a concrete utility access cover and hurls that through a window. no word on why he did it. fortunately, nobody was inside. the church office manager says she discovered the damage tuesday morningnd call ed the police. announcing theudget proposal for the next two fiscal
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years including spending $8 million to hire more 911 dispatchers. the mayor wants the city to recruit and train 90 more dispatchers over two years. dispatchers currently answer calls been 10 seconds 88% of the time. the national standard is 90%. the call center in san francisco is under staffed. dispatchers work overtime and holidays to keep up with the increasing volume of calls. new this morning, homeless advocates in san francisco blocked a tech shuttle bus in a protest this morning in the mission district. protesters dumped a pile of motorize the rental scooters in front of the bus at the intersection of 24th and valencia streets this morning and quickly surrounded the bus and shut down the street. activists say they are upset at what they call the techploitation of the city and displacement of low and middle income residents by the tech
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sector. we reached out to google for reactions and have not heard back. the san francisco startup working on self-driving cars is getting a $3 billion boost this morning. the company is called cruz. it's getting that new money from japan based soft bank and from gm which owns the startup. all of that cash is meant to help. are you ready? warriors excited about game one between the warriors and cavaliers, fourth matchup of the finals and abc 7 is the only place to watch tonight's game. we are live at oracle arena, amy, it's a busy place with a's fans today there as well. >> reporter: that's right, kristen. a's play at 12:30 high fiving the warriors fans as they come in. the a's fans will head out. warriors fans seem to have a lot of swagger this time around. you can tell warriors fans have
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done ts before. they showed up in their best blue and gold for the rning's espn broadcast of "first take" at oakland's lake chalet restaurant, and there was no nerves, just unlimited amounts of confidence. >> winning another championship so the mood out here is great. we're having a good old time. that's what we do in the bay area is have fun. >> reporter: even the one cavaliers fan in the crowd thinks warriors win the championship. >> we get two games, that's it, maybe, maybe. maybe two. >> reporter: you don't have faith your team can do it? >> i have faith, but i'm not stupid either. >> reporter: rapper and actor ice cube appeared this morning promoting his 3-on-3 basketball tournament, big three, but showing his love for the warriors. >> i'm pulling for the warriors, you know, the bay area's like my second home, you know, i mean, we love each other. >> reporter: it looks like
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finals season inside oracle arena. there's new nets, new logos, and national news crews, and "good morning america" did a live broadcast here featuring oakland unity high school basketball players touring the arena and their athletic director who got surprise tickets to tonight's game. he described his surprise to us after the big reveal. >> spchless. shocked. amazed, and ecstatic. i was just overwhelmed. >> reporter: a lot of joy there. everyone is in a good mood, in fact, the talk is not if the warriors will win, but if they can sweep the cavaliers and do it in five games. live in oakland, amy hollyfield, abc 7 news. >> thank you so much. abc 7 is the only place to watch the nba finals presented by youtube tv tonight. coverage starts at 5:00 with the dubs on seven, pregame show, brought to you by comcast business. we'll stream that online at and on the abc 7
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news app, and nba count down starts at 5:30, and tipoff between the cavaliers and warriors is at 6:00, and stay with us for toyota after the game, streaming that, jimmy kimmel live is at 10:00 p.m. and one hour edition of abc 7 news begins at 10:30. there's anger and retaliation from our trade allies this morning. the new tariffs in the name of national security, and how the u.s.'s closest partners are threatening to fight back. plus, the way the president is escalating the "roseanne" controversy, specifically targeting abc. a live look right now from our rooftop camera in san francisco. you can see it's still breezy. what about the temperatures? by living off the grid. completely. or... just set the washing machine to cold.
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do your thing. with energy upgrade california.
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and tony thurmond for now. state superintendent. who lift up our california dreamers.key... facts and figures.sthinkingt. 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 the spill for a four-day vacation in hawaii. the same gavin who said 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.
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today, president trump met with families of the victims of a texas school shooting leaving ten people dead. this is video of him arriving in houston, greeted by the texas governor, greg abbot, and he met privately with the families. eight students and two teachers were killed in the may 18th shooting in santa fe high school. the president said he'd work to improve school safety in the wake of the shooting, but has not called for new gun control legislation. the trump administration's decision to slap tariffs on steel and aluminum prompted anger and retaliation from u.s. trade allies. the administration placed 25% tax on steel and 10% tax on
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aluminum from the european union, canada, and mexico at midnight tonight. this comes after talks of reducing steel imports failed. the administration claims the imports are a threat to national security. eu officials will file a protest with the world trade organization and impose duties on u.s. trade imports. mexico imposed tariffs on u.s. imports like pork, apples, grapes, and flat steel. >> this had a chilling effect on the market as stocks are lower today. you can see right now on the dow, it's down 289 points. that's down to over 1%. industrial companies are falling the most with investors anticipating higher manufacturing costs with a higher cost of foreign steel and alumin aluminum. president trump is escalating a feud wit abc in the wake of the "roseanne" cancellation tweeting bob iger saying, iger, where is my call of apology? you and abc offended millions of
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people, and they demand a response. abc axed the show after barr, herself, posted a racist tweet. after a brief break on twitter, she's fighting back saying she's tired of being smeared, and she's not a reyacist. now to the on again and off again nuclear summit with kim jong un and president trump. this morning, the most senior north korean official to visit the u.s. in two decades met with secretary of state, mike pompeo in new york. serena marshall has the latest developments. >> reporter: a former north korean intelligence chief currently sanctioned by the u.s. in new york city. kim yong chol meeting with the secretary of state, mike pompeo. as the two tasked with negotiations ahead of the potential summit sat down for the high stakes meeting in new york. back in d.c., the president remaining optimistic. >> the meetings have been very positive. we'll see what happens.
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it's a process. it's all a process. we'll see. hopefully we'll have a meeting on the 12th. >> reporter: today's visit less than a week after the president suddenly cancel the summit in a dramatic letter, and today, no new promises a single summit is enough or will even happen. >> doesn't mean it gets all done at one meeting, maybe we need a second or third, and maybe we'll have none. but it is in good hands, that i can tell you. >> the trip to new york marks the third time the two top negotiators met. his visit to the u.s. beginning last night, dining on american beef and pompeo showing off the city skyline. according to the state department official motioning to a brighter future that could be possible for the regime. if they give up their nuclear weapons program, something president trump says must be done, while the north koreans want security and relief from crippling sanctions. details they are hammering out for the summit's plan to begin in just under two weeks. the north korean official who needed a waiver to travel to the
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united states is possibly headed to washington tomorrow, according to president trump, where he expects to receive a letter from kim jong un. abc news, washington. pride month is around the corner. the way apple is celebrating and i thought after sandy hook, where 20 six and seven year olds were slain,
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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 say no to the nra and yes to common-sense gun laws. 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. 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.
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now your accuweather forecast. >> good morning. i hope you are enjoying thursday after a chilly start this morning with the breezes and temperatures in the 40s and 50s. the breezes bring us a sunny afternoon, but the highs coolest all week this afternoon. that will follow that with a
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cool temperature tonight, and we've got heat building inland for the weekend. all right. small craft advisory, winds are going to keep blowing from west to east, up to 35 miles per hour over the water until about 9:00 tonight. you can see what it's done with the clouds. starting to push them out as that dry cold front makes its way east. here's a reflection in the temperatures from the cool breezes off that cool ocean water. mid to upper 50s through most of the san francisco. the mission about 6 1, and sout san francisco at 60. to the east bay, record cold high temperatures. 57 is the record in oakland, only ten years ago it was set. 62 today, low to mid-60s for your neighborsment peninsula, a lot of low to mid-60s here. a possible record, cold, maximum city of 62 in redwood city. old record from 1971. not as close in san jose, 66, a lot of mid to upper 60s here. and inland, rivermore is 4
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degrees warmer, and nghbors in the mid to upper 60s. our last stop is up in the north bay, a lot of mid to upper 60s here. all right. let's break down the day. if you're outside, chilled sun. the temperatures in the mid-50s, 30 miles per hour winds at the beach, not the greatest day to be there. yard work, exercises? nothing extreme today. on the bay, watch for choppy conditions. going to the game? it's a day game with the rays. first pitch at 60 degrees, warming to 62, but your skin is not going to feel warm, even though the sun is burning it because of that temperature. be careful. times are here, dubs on 7, doors open at 59, tipoff at 6:00, and we drop from the upper 50s to mid-50s. remember with the wind, it's cooler when you step out of the game. all right. mid 40s to low 50s, just a
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little fog tomorrow morning. accuweather seven-day forecast, we spring back to average temperatures without the breezes tomorrow. and then look at the summer spread for the weekend. that tapers a a little bit next week. all right. thank you, mike. you know, june is pride month. apple is celebrating with a new pride case for the apple watch. the colorful strings do a wavy dance with every touch. it will not be available until monday. according to 9 to 5 mac, if you change the date to june 4th, it is an option, but changing the time on your catch loses health data. others got it by doing an update on their watch. a small town in the bay area has a new title, wealthiest community in california. los altos hills has a lot of wide open spaces, and the town of 8,000 people is a few miles from stanford. the 24/7 wall street said the median household income there is
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$243,000. that's almost four times higher than the state average. many homes are worth at least $2 million. almost 85% of residents have at least a bachelor's degree. it's been more than 30 years ans mavericks soared on the big screen into our hearts with "top gun", and now building the sequel is underway here in california. tom cruise, who played maverick, posted this on twitter overnight. an image of the character staring at the jet with the words eel the need," a catch phrase from the original film, of course, and the caption, day one. they said this week they gave paramount pictures access to naval air station north island near san diego to support the production of "top gun: maverick." wonder what the best handwriting in the country looks like among third graders? this guy's pen manship after the break.
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as if scaling is not challenging enough, elite rock climbers set a speed climbing record. alex, a sacramento native, and his climbing partner made history yesterday. they climbed the nose in two
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hours, ten minutes, and 15 seconds. that's ten minutes faster than the previous record. the nose is 2900 feet tall and takes two or three days to complete. congratulations. here's a question. do you get nervous seeing your phone battery zooming towards zero or feel like a part of you is missing when you leave your phone at home? well, you might need to see a doctor, in fact, you could have a full blown case of anxiety associated with your cell phone. >> i certainly am addicted cell phone user. i think some apps are probably more addicting than others, and i think they are built to be addi addicting. >> while there's apps on your phone to help you, abc 7's jessica castro explains in a special report tonight on abc news at 11:00, after game one. speaking of which, look up. warriors superstar durant is flying into oakland on the side of an alaska airlines plane, while, not the real kd, but a huge photo of him.
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the boeing 737 features is 560 square foot image of k.d. you may have seen billboards for the plane all over oakland. it will land at oakland international just in time for tonight's tipoff when the dubs take on the cavaliers in the first game of the nba finals. alaska's giving ten fans a chance to win free round trip flights. there's official rul rul rul rul this is the only place to watch tv tonight, starting at 5:00 be with the pregame show brought to you by comcast business. we will stream it online at and on our news app, and nba countdown starts at 5:30, and tipoff between the cavaliers and warriors is at 6:00. stay with us for toyota after the game, and we're streaming that also, and jimmy kimmel is at 10:00 p.m. and a special one
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hour edition of abc news begins at 1030. a 9-year-old new jersey boy believes handwriting still counts. he beat out 250,000 kids from across the country for best handwriting. his legibility impeccable, right? have a good one, bye bye
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