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cornell? >> reporter: hey there, guys, we want to tell you about an evacuation order that's been lifted momenting as, the southeast lakeport area, north of highway 29 at highlands springs road. people living there may now return home. the evacuation order very much in effect off highway 20. the national guard is enforcing this evacuation zone. the fire fight in the northwest side of clear lake is far from over today. big flames marched across a ridge igniting dry brush instantly. the relentless ranch fire moving ever closer. >> the kids have left. >> reporter: michael is choosing to stay and protect his home, despite a mandatory evacuation order. >> it's stressful up here. in the morning you can't see anything. >> the idea is to keep the fire
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from advancing down. >> reporter: more communities are under new mandatory evacuation orders, and more be see additional communities to go under a mandatory evacuations. >> it's been hell. you wake up in the morning, you can't breathe, your eyes and nose are running. >> reporter: jesse geist has to leave his home. he's taking care of his mom maggie who is disabled. all they want to do is go back home. >> just doing what we can do to keep going. >> don't mind, i've got 75 gallons of fuel and just sit here and chill. >> reporter: maggie and jesse, in fact, are still on the side of the road here about a couple hundred feet from where we are. they hope the evacuation order into their home will be lifted any day now. the newest fire fight is what you're seeing right now burning on the opposite side of this ridge near the community of
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lucerne. 14 homes have burned, mostly in rural areas, and no injuries reported here. live in lake county today, cornell barnard, abc 7 news. >> and cornell, you know, fire officials have been saying that they just didn't have enough personnel on the scene to fight the mendocino complex fires. yesterday, we were talking about all the crews coming from other states to help out. is that still the case there? >> reporter: yeah, boy, ama, you know, on monday, we were told by more than one firefighter, yes, we definitely need help. they were putting out the call for more firefighters, more resources to this area. and as of today, cal fire says they have the resources they need. mostly coming from crews coming off the carr fire and other fires in the state. as of right now, this hour, 3,000 firefighters are on the front lines. >> cornell barnard, thank you so much for that live report. more than a dozen wildfires continuing to burn, the carr laest, newoncernsunty still the
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carr fire because temperatures are kbpt expected to rise once again. the blaze has burned fearly 126,000 acres, four times the size of san francisco. that blaze has destroyed more than 1,500 structures, making it at least the sixth most destructive wildfire in state history and at least six people have been killed in the carr fire. crews are making little progress against the eel fire in mendocino county 175 miles north of san francisco. that fire has charred about a thousand acres, only 5% contained, about 100 people there have been evacuated. >> crews in mariposa county are still having a tough time with the ferguson fire burning west of yosemite. it broke out three weeks ago 'sned just under claimed in. the lives of two firefighters and destroyui officials ordered the evacuation
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of the community within the national park. >> there's a red flag warning that could make things worse for firefighters this weekend. >> spencer christian has a look for us. fire danger will remain high for a couple more days. this red flag warning is in effect until 11:00 saturday night for parts of northern sonoma county, mendocino, lake county and areas northward all the way up to and beyond redding. winds will gust to about 30 miles per hour or higher over the ridges. humidity will be dangerously low, 15 to 25%. conditions near the ranch fire, 88 degrees, low relative humidity. even warmer near the river fire, 92 degrees with very low humidity, 16%, winds gusting to 20 miles per hour. gusts in this area will taper off a little bit late tonight, early tomorrow morning, but will intensify again tomorrow. carr fire, temperature is now 101 degrees with only 16% humidity. winds gusting to 16 miles per
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hour. and, of quality continues to diminish in those areas as the smoke builds up. larry and ama? >> thank you, spencer. for more information on the fires including the latest on evacuations and the maps on the fire zone, go to and enable push alerts to get the latest breaking fire news when it happens. other news, the state sets for a legal showdown between the trump administration and the state of california over emissions standards. today the administration announced plans to revoke strict obama-era environmental regulations, and end california's clean air act waver. the president's epa chief says relaxing mileage standards would give consumers access to safer, more affordable vehicles. california attorney general javi javier bacerra says the administration's plans are bad for the environment. >> the proposed rule will make cars less fuel efficient and
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allow them to -- who pays for this reckless action by the trump administration? we do. at the pump and with our health. >> governor brown weighed in as well saying in a statement, quote, for trump to now destroy a law first enacted at the request of ronald reagan five decades ago is a betrayal and an assault on the health of the americans everywhere. it's a big day for apple, becoming the first publicly traded company to be valued at $1 trillion, trillion with a "t." apple hit a milestone when its shares topped $207 today, closed at $207.39 up 2.92%. david louie who has covered apple closely is live at apple park in cupertino with what more on its big day on wall street means. david? >> reporter: you are right, ama, what a day, what a week, what a year this has been for apple.
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apple's stock price up 32% over the past year. that's twice the rate of appreciation for the dow index of which apple is a part. now, apple's success is partly because of the services it provides. but unlike a lot of other tech companies in the valley it is a major device manufacturer. it appears to be a normal day at the spaceship, the circular headquarters at apple park, no outward signs of a celebration, even though employees who have stock are getting rich, at least on paper. apple has had plenty of ups and downs, finding itself on the brink of bankruptcy, but steve jobs steered the company to being -- the ipad tablet and the iphone, accounting for 60% of its revenue. japanese and korean competitors claim to be outselling apple, but apple is raking in the money. >> it has 80% of all profits of smart phones. you ask yourself a question, would you prefer having the most amount of phones sold or the
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most amount of profit? and in that case apple beats them all the time. >> reporter: spend a day with ceo tim cook as i have and you learn how he has a grasp on how to grow the company and how to create what the consumers want. >> i have an iphone x in my pocket. i have itunes that basically carries all my music stuff. i'm pretty much all in. >> reporter: over $1,000, the newest iphone x tested how much consumers would pay. they did. that, too, has helped to boost profits. its early products are part of its history. but the trillion dollar value helps them forge ahead. it has deep pockets. >> it's got so much cash, unbelievable amount of cash, more cash than a lot of countries. the question is, what are they investing in next? >> reporter: it's estimated that apple is sitting on nearly $244 billion, nearly a quarter trillion dollars. it has plenty of money to do
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research and development, and even to gamble a bit on next generation technology. it's next product is due out sometime this fall. live in apple park in cupertino, david louie, abc 7 news. amazon is the second most valuable company with a market of $885 billion. and google is third at $863 billion. two oakland police officers are hurt after a vehicle crashed into a patrol car early this morning. officers tried to pull over that car around 1:30 a.m., but the driver would not cooperate. >> the officers actually gave chase. a few minutes later the suspect didn't stop at a stop sign at ninth avenue and east 12th street and rammed into the patrol car. both officers are in stable condition. the driver and passenger in the suspect's vehicle were arrested. authorities in lafayette are investigating a hit and run accident that killed a cyclist. it happened around 12:30 this afternoon in the area of reliez
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valley road and withers avenue. it's a tree-covered street. authorities haven't given us any description of the vehicle that hit the cyclist. today an uber driver was found guilty of vehicular manslaughter in a crash that left a 6-year-old girl dead in san francisco. syed muzzafar hit her. he did not have a passenger in the car at the time. prosecutors argued he was looking at his cell phone at the time of that crash. a dozen cars were targeted by car burglars on the stanford university campus last week. stanford's public safety department says the suspect or suspects broke into cars parked on these streets as well as the galvez street visitor center. in each incident. the thieves smashed a window and grabbed laptops, phones and backpacks. rental cars were specifically targeted. in some cases the suspect would unlock the trunk where the
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driver's console and go through the belongings stored in the back. a possible new take on housing in the bay area. >> we're trying to find a way to bring down the cost of building housing. >> the homes that went up in days, but they aren't necessarily cheap housing. plus, what would you do in the name of beauty? there's a surgery out there that could have deadly consequences, and people are still doing it anyway. the highly anticipated film "crazy rich asians" premieres in the bay area, the local connection to the hot film. >> connect with traffic, shall we? >> or not. >> get unconnected from traffic if you're sitting in this mess, how you're feeling. this is the skyway. they're trying to get to the east bay, right-hand side all jammed up for those drivers heading toward 101 south. back with more on abc 7 news
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oakland mayor lib by schaaf filed for reelection this morning. she went into the clerk's office and was greeted by a room full of supporters who plan to help her get reelected. we asked her about safety on bart given a lawsuit just filed on behalf of the family of nia wilson who was stabbed to death on a bart platform. >> you know, every public agency that goes through a trauma, and i certainly know this from experience, is really responsible for learning from that trauma, and takimaking improvements, doing better. >> schaaf is6 peop are running r
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mayor in oakland. a unique housing build in berkeley is a test model for bringing down construction costs. >> it's a prefabricated unit, built in china and then shipped to the bay area, katie utehs got a tour of the project along with the developer. katie? >> reporter: the build time on this project is only four months, whereas regular construction would take a full year. so that is a plus for developers. but i'll let you decide if you'd be willing to live in 310 square feet. >> this unit right here, right? >> yes, sir. >> reporter: developer patrick kennedy is eager to modernize the construction industry. >> this is our second modular project and we're trying to find a way to bring down the cost of building housing. >> reporter: a potential solution, modular units, like shipping containers, kennedy's photos show the units being stacked in a matter of four days. built in china and then shipped to the port of oakland. >> prefab really only works if
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you're close to the ports because your trucking costs kill you if you go far. >> reporter: it costs more to truck them from oakland to berkeley than it did to cross the ocean. >> the stairwells and the hallways get finished on site, but the units proper are completely done at the factory. >> reporter: the units are built to hold two people. >> it comes down like so. >> reporter: the ada accessible ones are on the first floor. there's no parking ar elevator. there will be bike lockers. some neighbors are less than thrilled with the modern design. >> in a residential neighborhood that's been here for more than a hundred years, there's no sense of trying to fit into the neighborhood. >> reporter: originally approved in 2010 as a boutique hotel, developers later partnered with uc berkeley in 2015 to make this grad student house zblg it got improved under a more sympathetic administration when mayor bates was mayor. he lives around the corner, in fact. >> reporter: the building is scheduled to be completed september units at
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just over $2,100. >> katie, does the developer think that this experiment has worked, or is it too early to tell? >> reporter: well, from a time savings standpoint it certainly is beneficial to wrap up your construction quicker rather than later. however, the cost of putting these here in this spot specifically was rather expensive because it's a downtown location. he said if you were to put this in a larger area with a larger scale project, it definitely would make economic sense. katie utehs, abc 7 news. organizers are preparing a big block party in san francisco to celebrate the opening of the new salesforce transit center. abc 7 got a tour of the nearly completed rooftop garden. it's a tranquil open says sitting above the sidewalks below. members of the public will be able to tour the center and walk
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on the sky bridge that will carry buses into the terminal directly from the bay bridge. we have information on the celebration on >> check out the lighthouse this summer, go this weekend. the lighthouse is being closed for two months starting monday for renovation. it's a $5 million project that includes restoring the original lens and clock mechanism, the lighthouse dates back to 1870, helping to guide ships traveling along one of the foggiest spots on the west coast. crews will make improvements to the structure and paths leading to the lighthouse. let's get to weather, spencer, you were saying 101? >> 101 degrees near the carr fire and triple digit weather coming our way in the bay area next week. we've got fire danger all across the northern part of the state and down south as well right now. here's a look at live doppler 7, sunny skies across the bay area right now, and along most of the coastline. we expect some fog to show up later. this is a beautiful view from sutro tower. looking out over san francisco,
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where we have sunny skies at 62 degrees. 66 across the bay in oakland. 67 at mountain view. 59 at half moon bay. here's the golden gate, mainly blue skies. it's 79 degrees right now in santa rosa. napa 74, 81 in novato, 91 at concord, and 85 at livermore. this is the view from the east bay hills camera. a lot of smoke all the way up in mendocino county where the smoke is right now that we're taking a look at and these are our forecast features. we'll see slightly warmer weather tomorrow and saturday with a minor cooldown on sunday. but it will be warming up again early next week. let's move along and take a look at windy conditions right now across the bay area. we have gusts from 16 to 25 miles per hour across much of the bay area, 25-mile-per-hour gusts in san francisco as a matter of fact. during the overnight hours into early tomorrow morning we'll see a continuation of fairly breezy
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conditions with winds calming down a bit earlier in the day and then bouncing back later in the afternoon and evening tomorrow. this gusty pattern will remain with us. mainly clear skies inland, but a patch or two of fog may show up. more than a patch along the coastline, and maybe some patches of fog reaching across the bay overnight, spotty drizzle along the coast is possible, and overnight lows in the mid to upper 50s for weeks now. tomorrow, mainly sunny skies at the coast where we will see patch of lingering fog. highs range from low 60s at the coast, and low to mid-70s along the bay, a bit warmer than today. and once again, a red flag warning for high fire danger remains in effect until 11:00 saturday night, much of northern california, northern sonoma county, lake county, areas north and up to and beyond redding. wind gusts will be up to about 30 miles per hour over the
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ridges and relative humidity dangerously low, 15% to 20%. air quality remains okay in the bay area. tomorrow, expect it to be moderate or moderate to good indicated by the yellow and green circles. eastward and northeastward, you can see the red and orange circles indicating poor to unhealthful air quality over much of the remainder of the state. here's the seven-day forecast, a two-day warming feared tomorrow and saturday, and a one-day minor cooldown on sunday, highs reaching to about 90 in the warmest inland spots, but temperatures bounce back up on monday. tuesday, wednesday and thursday of next week, high temperatures in the upper 90s to about 100 in our inland areas. mid to upper 80s around the bay. it's going to be a very, very warm midweek next week. >> thank you, spencer. almost back to school time, can you believe it? and for many that means back to school shopping. what stores are doing to get you in the door this year. plus --
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back to school shopping is likely going to cost you significantly more this year. that's the bad news. there is some good news, though, some stores are working to make shopping less of a headache. abc 7 news reporter matt keller explains. >> reporter: it's stressful enough starting a new school year, but how about all that back to school shopping? a lot of the schools here in the south bay start classes in about two weeks. so the big question is, are you ready? well, back to school shopping is the second busiest shopping season of the year behind the holidays. retail me not, an app and website that releases coupons released statistics from a survey of parents.
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96% of americans will head to a brick and mortar store like walmart, but 46% will shop mostly online. we were invited by walmart, they have the supply lists from local school districts available on their website so you don't have to search for the items. >> go ahead and find your home store on and it will auto list the teacher's requirements, shop online, have the order ready to pick up, come in, you're done. >> parents plan to spend more on back to school items than they did in 2017. break down the numbers for you, for clothes, $189, spending on electronics, electronics, jumped to $186. backpacks, $45 each. add it all up, parents are spending more than $515 on back to school items. 87% of parents say back to
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school shopping stresses them out. matt keller, abc 7 news. one of the most iconic hollywood movie cars returned to the city that made it famous today. take a good look at this car, the original 1968 ford mustang driven by steve mcqueen in the movie "bullet." this is the first time the car has returned to the city since the movie was made 50 years ago. >> definitely emotional for me to finally have it back here. i think that the car was a little nervous to be back here because the last time 50 years ago it got beat up quite a bit. >> the car has been in sean keernann's family for 44 years. they left the original scratches made during the movie and the bars they used to mount the cameras. ford has released a limited edition mustang gt for the 50th anniversary of the movie.
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sounding the alarm about the upcoming elections. >> our democracy itself is in the cross hairs. >> the warning that russia, and maybe others, are trying to interfere once again. plus -- this is a fight for our daughter. >> they are raising the stakes.
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and here are the headlines make -- the stories making headlines at 4:30. two destructive northern california wildfires grew again overnight. the mendocino complex fires that are burning in mendocino and lake countys expanded to 110,000 acres. the deadly carr fire in shasta county has burned nearly 126,000 acres, and that one is now the sixth most destructive wildfire in state history. abc 7 news reporter cornell barnard is in lake county. and tweeting about the new round of mandatory evacuations that were issued today, some other evacuations were lifted today, we should point out. turning to politics now, abc world news tonight tweets this snippet from this morning's white house press briefing, sarah sanders declined to say whether she agrees were disagrees with president trump that the media is the enemy of the people. meanwhile, top officials are raising concerns about the 2018 and 2020 elections. the president's intelligence and
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national security team is warning russia and other bad actors are attempting to interfere once again. abc news reporter arlette saenz in washington for us with the latest. arlette? >> reporter: larry, the president has waffled over whether russia tried to meddle in the last election. but today a united front from the top national security team saying that russia did it, and they're trying to do it again. at the white house today president trump's national security team sounding the alarm about the upcoming elections. >> our democracy itself is in the cross hairs. >> reporter: the nation's intelligence chief saying russia still poses a threat, even if their attempts to interfere aren't as robust as in 2016. >> we continue to see a pervasive messaging campaign by russia to try to weaken and divide the united states. >> reporter: that warning coming days after facebook announced it shut down dozens of fake accounts, like these targeting
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hot button social issues, part of a sophisticated campaign to influence americans on their platform. >> we have to have a public/private partnership in this particular threat. >> reporter: one topic the officials weren't talking about, president trump's frustration with special counsel robert mueller. sources tell abc news the president is enraged over the special counsel's desire to question him about obstruction of justice. the president so intofuriated b that development, it prompted this twitter eruption. attorney general jeff sessions should stop this witch hunt right now. as recently as yesterday the president called the russia probe a hoax. today the fbi director was asked about that label. >> well, i can assure the american people that the men and women of the fbi, starting from the director all the way on down are going to follow our oaths and do our jobs. >> reporter: the president has repeatedly said it could be russia, it could be others trying to interfere.
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asked who those others are, sarah sanders would not offer one example, saying she couldn't discuss specific details. larry? >> arlette, the special counsel's investigation, let's talk about that for a second. has there been any progress made on terms for potential interview between the president and robert mueller? at one time it seemed like that was going to happen, then it wasn't going to happen, and now it seems like we're back again towards possibly it happening. >> reporter: yeah, negotiations have been under way for months about what format, what type of questions will be asked. now, sources tell us that mueller has limited the scope of what he wants to ask the president, including that question about obstruction of justice. but mueller has made clear to them that he wants the president to answer those questions, both in written format, and in person. larry? >> arlette saenz, thank you in washington, d.c. aurora, colorado police today paid their respects to the 73-year-old grandfa shot and killed by officers this week while trying to protect his
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family from a violence intruder. the officers shot richard gary black inside his home early monday morning just moments after black had shot and killed a man who broke into his home and attacked his 11-year-old grandson. >> there's no doubt in our mind, and there's certainly no dispute in any way, shape or form that mr. black saved his family's life that night. in particular, his young grandson. >> chief metz met with ten members of the black family today which he described as helpful and healing. the family was played tapes of the 911 calls made during the incident and were shown officer body camera video. at the request of the family and the prosecutors the department did not release the tapes or body camera video as expected. workers at an l.a.-area trader joe's are back on the job today, it reopened less than two weeks after their manager was shot and killed.
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she was killed in cross fire during a barricade situation. the suspect was wanted for shooting his grandmother, he's been charged with murder and 30 other counts. the reward for the safe return of a missing college student who grew up in the bay area has jumped to $172,000. the parents announced a reward fund today. she was last seen jogging the evening of july 18th in brooklyn, a small town in iowa. she was reported missing the next day after she didn't show up for work. >> the family's holding up just fine. we're setting our personal feelings aside. this is a fight for our daughter. >> i would like them to know that imagine this was you, everybody has a mollie in their life, a person that's affected them in the way she affected everybody standing up rear might now. >> tibbetts spent part of her childhood in the glenview
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neighborhood. moving on, should schools have dress codes? the east bay district ditching the rules, and why it thinks it will make a difference for students. plus -- >> families rich. >> we're comfortable. >> that is exactly what a super rich person would say. the special bay area connection to the new film "crazy rich asians". i'm spencer christian, looking at mainly sunny, breezy conditions around the area. a what does help for heart failure look like? ♪ the beat goes on. it looks like emily cooking dinner for ten. ♪ the beat goes on. it looks like jonathan on a date with his wife. ♪ la-di-la-di. entresto is a heart failure medicine that helps your heart... so you can keep on doing what you love. in the largest heart failure study ever, entresto was proven superior at helping people stay alive and out of the hospital. it helpsy to pump blood to the body. n't take entresto if pregnant; re
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chinese restaurant that's consistently ranked among the nation's best played host to a hollywood party this afternoon. >> the owner has a special connection to the director of the upcoming film "crazy crisp asians." kristen sze is live at chef chu's with the story. >> reporter: guess how long chef chu's has been here, almost 50 years. when i was growing up in the bay area, this was the chinese restaurant to celebrate essential of kspecial occasions. it's celebrating the owner's son. i call him uncle lawrence, lawrence chu,wn o chef chu's. his restaurant is a favorite among celebrities like serena williams, john f. kennedy jr., margaret thatcher.
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these pictures, a far cry from his humble begat 19 immigrating. earning a living working in restaurants before opening his own in 1970. chef chu's was initially a takeout spot, but with dishes like these, its reputation grew. >> i made it. i wish my next generation do the thing they want to do, do something from the heart. >> the fame he has garnered is being surpassed by his son, 38-year-old john chu may have grown up in the restaurant, but his passion was always film, fully supported by his family. >> watching my dad in the kitchen, my mother out in the front really, i think, taught me how to be a director, the people, the customers that came in would bring computers and soft nt io theost american business you can think of, the hollywood business with no connections. >> after his student project at usc got hollywood's attention, projects followed, including "now you see me too," "crazy
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rich " most important, based on kevin kwan's best-selling novel, the. >> it's an american professor named rachel who grew up in cupertino and discovers her boyfriend nick comes from one of the wealthiest families in singapore. henry golding plays nick. >> crazy is supposed to modify the word rich. so they're not rich, they're crazy rich. >> the story really is something of love. you know, it just lives opens i 15th. as for john, he's have no time to rest, he has just signed to direct a movie based on the thai soccer team's rescue.
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uncle alreadiry will be right here serving up delicious food as he's been doing for the last 49 years, and he's watching us on abc 7 news. congratulations. so proud of you. back to you guys. >> enjoy the afternoon, kristen. now, your accuweather forecast with spencer christian. that got crazy covered. live doppler 7, sunny skies across the bay area right now, coast to inland, coastal fog dw beginning to develop, and it's windy. the fog may reach out over the bay tonight. overnight lows will range from mid to upper 50s for the most part. and then tomorrow, we'll be looking at mainly sunny skies once again, breezy once again. highs in the low 60s at the coast tomorrow, mid-70s right around the bay, upper 80s to low 90s inland. by the way, just a reminder. we've got a big warmup coming our way next year. inland areas will heat up, seven-day high temperature trend at antioch shows low 90s.
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upper 90s to 100 next week. air quality alert for much of the interior portions of central california because of smoke buildup from fires. here's the seven-day forecast, low 90s next few days inland. upper 90s to about 100 tuesday, wednesday and thursday, mid to upper 80s around the bay and mid-60s on the coast. it's a very warm midweek next week. >> all right, thank you, spencer. >> i always like it when you're out in the elements, take a look at this. >> okay. >> all right. here's a woman doing all she can to put things back where she found them. she braves a downpour, trying to return this grocery cart. this is in the city -- it's hurricane, west virginia, seems appropriate. she does not let the high winds get in the way of shopping. she calmly unloads her groceries and then returns the shopping cart to its proper place. >> forgot the milk. >> better go back in.
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>> some people even put the carts back -- whoever that woman is, great job. >> goodness. well, getting the perfect look can be deadly. the warning about a popular surgery with some potentially devastating side effects. a new way to keep tabs on your doctor. a new app that gives you information you really need to by living off the grid. completely. or... just set the washing machine to cold.
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there's a health alert this afternoon about a popular cosmetic surgery. alexis smith talked about the dangers of getting a brazilian butt lift. a procedure that combines liposuction with butt grafting. but in a just released warning, says it is the most dangerous form of plastic surgery. the organization says one in 3,000 patients die, and that's a result of a surgeon injecting too deeply into the glutial muscle. someone's still going to want to get this done. if you absolutely have to do it, what should they know? >> number one, always go to a
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board certified plastic surgeon. ask them if they have seen this warning and they are aware of the technical kind of tips that have been recommended on the part of the surgeon. and then ask for your options and alternatives. >> those options include a noninvasive procedure called em sculpting. different types of fat drafting procedures that may be safer or good old exercise. accept your yourself and how you look. alexis smith, abc 7 news. on the subject of medicine, te state of california is offering a new way for you to keep tabs on your doctor. >> yeah, "7 on your side's" michael finney is here with that and more consumer news. >> this could keep you healthy. the new app will notify patients if there are any issues with their doctor's medical license. the medical board of california says the app will alert users to changes in a licensed profile if the doctor has been issued a
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public reprimand or if the license is under probation or cancelled. consumer advocates and lawmakers are pushing for increased patient transparency and disclosure. they cite cases of doctors who continue to practice just fine being under active investigation. a recall on a faulty printer power supply unit is being expanded. the safety commission says zebra brand thermal printer chargers can degrade and corrode over time. 30 reports have been received reporting overheating or fires, 166,000 units were recalled in 2016. that number is now up to nearly 1.3 million. the charges were made between october 2006 and december 2012. customers should stop using the chargers immediately. they can be exchanged for a free replacement. the fares of so-called low fare airlines aren't all that low once you add up the fees, you know that, you've done it yourself. well, the idea works company is
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out with its annual list of airlines that charge the most per person in extra fees. who comes out on top? spirit airlines came in at number one with an average of $51 in fees per passenger. wow air and allegiant tied for second place, charging an average of $49 a person. frontier charges $48 a person. the report explains those extra fees are what makes so many low-cost airlines so profitable. i'll be taking questions in person tomorrow. join me at the santa clara county fire in san jose. i'll be there with the "7 on your side" popup between 4:00 and 7:00. come say hello. >> with free stuff? >> absolutely. >> i'll be there. >> no, you'll be here. >> that's right, i will be here. >> thank you, michael. if you're looking for something fun to do this weekend, we've got you covered. >> jessica castro has ideas.
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grab the sunscreen, a hat and a large ice cream cone. get excited for one of the biggest street fairs in the bay area. check out the 45th annual fremont festival of the arts, the largest free street festival west of the mississippi, 500 different artists, live music and carnival rides. adult beverages will be sold, beer, wine and margaritas. fun for the whole family, saturday and sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. if you need a little exercise to burn off the street food, how about tryin tryin tryt acroyoga. it's the world's biggest event of its kind with 40 beginner and advanced classes. activities and classes run all day saturday and sunday from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., and special performances in the evening. tickets are pricey at nearly $300, getting you access to the whole event. and did you though this
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sunday is national oyster day? it's something the bay area can get behind. for the first time ever try all sorts of oyster dishes at street food park. there's many creations, dogs are welcome, and they're also selling bottomless mimosas, going from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. go to and we'll hook you up with hoodline. i'm jessica castro, have a great weekend. a major beer company is investing in developing a nonalcoholic cannabis-infused products. the cannabis-infused drinks won't be on the shelves until next summer. sales of recreational marijuana will become legal in canada in october. changing times, and
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clothing. loosening some rules in the east bay. >> what's really important to us is that kids are comfortable in our classrooms. >> the changing dress codes. and we want to know what you think about dress codes. your chance to weigh in coming up. right now dan is here with what's ahead on abc 7 news at 5:00. the county fair gets an upgrade. upgrade. the firecalifornia phones offers free specialized phones... like cordless phones, - (phone ringing) - big button, and volume-enhanced phones. get details on this state program. call or visit
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(vo) ask your health care provider about tresiba®. coming up tonight on abc 7, 8:00, it's the gong show, followed by "match game," and ten at 10:00, "take two." the alameda unified school district has decided they want to get out of the business of being the clothing police. they've dramatically loosened the dress code. not everybody is pleased with the change. the question, should schools have a dress code? weigh in at and see the responses in realtime. here's a closer look. we're looking at some athletic shorts. we went to a local clothing store to see what's in. >> they are short shorts, yes. >> in as in no longer prohibited. >> spaghetti straps will be
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okay, shorts will be okay. >> it's a pilot program enhancing student freedoms reducing the body shaming coming with dress codes in the past. >> when you're looking at things like how short are your shorts, shoulders showing, cleavage showing, girls are being punished more often than boys. it's not a enforced anyway. >> nicole kramer and her dad were at alameda high picking up her registration packet. >> my friends would get sent home just for having ripped jeans. >> that's not okay. i think they should dress appropriate. >> others worry the dress code won't be a positive in the classroom. >> not a crop top, a tank top, covered up, especially girls. >> why? >> because boys might get the wrong message. >> alameda's new policy isn't 100% anything goes, anything that could be considered hate speech or pornographic is still
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strictly prohibited otherwise, school officials believe it's up to the parents to police their kids and they don't worry about the new policy producing distractions in the classroom. >> it's a good thing. they can show who they really are, and what they want to wear, stuff like that. >> what are you going to focus on? >> school. >> in alameda, laura anthony, abc 7 news. >> we asked you the question, should schools have a dress code. weigh in at we were 50/50 in the last few seconds while the piece was airing. it looks like more people are skewing toward yes. we'll keep the voting open through the end of the 6:00 newscast all the way to 7:00. reminder, you can get the latest news anytime with the abc 7 news app now with enhanced live video features, more customization as well as the personalized push alerts to get more of the news you want delivered to your phone, and it does so in realtime.
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that's going to do it for this edition of abc 7 news at 4:00. thanks for joining us. i'm larry beil. abc news at 5:00 starts right now. this is a reckless rollback for consumers. >> california car wars, the administration fires the first shot, the state's volley, and how your next car purchase is right in the middle. the wildfires in lake county are getting active again, winds becoming a problem, but some evacuation orders are being lifted. a family's uphill legal battle and their effort to hold bart accountable over the stabbing death of a loved one. apple wins the race to become the first american-made trillion dollar company. so now what? >> announcer: live where you live, this is abc 7 news. >> can someone please inform the folks at the white house that the earth is not flat, and climate change is real? the trump administration
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declares an energy war on california and the attorney general says bring it on. good evening, i'm dan ashley. >> i'm ama daetz. kristen sze is on assignment. the war on cars in california is heating up. >> the white house wants to evoke california's authority to set its own strict emissions rules, part of a bigger fight over federal standards. >> abc 7 news reporter lyanne melendez is live with more. >> reporter: we're talking about how it was years ago. the standards will go into effect after 2021 will be frozen. this sets the stage for a legal clash between the federal government and at least 13 other states, including california. if president trump has his way automakers would no longer have to increase fuel economy to 54 miles per gallon for cars and light trucks by the year 2025. the trump administration has now set the standard at 37 miles per


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