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>> good morning. thanks for joining us on this sunday, august 5th. i'm kate larson in for tyler this morning. we'll get a quick look at the weather with frances. >> here's live doppler 7 and the satellite image with a stronger push of those coastal clouds. we'll see some cooler temperatures and right now, we're in the 50s and 60s. san francisco, oakland, half moon bay at 55, but san jose, already 64 degrees. you can see those low clouds over the downtown san francisco with this live shot. and we'll still be in the 50s in the next few hours. by noon, the clouds will pull back to the coast, but it will start to become breezy, even gusty over the hills, possibly
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40-mile-per-hour winds in some of the higher elevations. inland temperatures will warm up to the low 90s, around the bay, near 80, and at the coast, low 60s. sun sets at 8:14 and i have a big warm-up to tell you about in the accuweather seven-day forecast, coming up. kate? >> thanks, frances. new overnight, a seventh death has been reported in the battle against the carr fire. it was a pg&e worker. the company tells abc 7 news the crew member was doing restoration work in shasta county when some sort of accident happened. pg&e says it's working with law enforcement to investigate right now. this comes as president trump approves a major disaster declaration. the carr fire has destroyed more than a thousand homes in and around redding. more evacuations near the mendocino complex fires. the fires have erupted in size. the ranch fire, which is the larger of the two, jumped by more than 40,000 acres in a 12-hour period. it has now scorched 181,000 acres. and right now that fire is 22% contained. the river fire, which is
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threatening nearby lake county, grew by about 2,500 acres. that's now 50% contained. evacuation orders are now in effect for three counties with the flames headed towards colusa county. combined, the fires have burned more than 229,000 acres, making them the largest in the state. we're posting the evacuation orders as they come in. that's on our website, the ferguson fire is now burning inside part of yosemite national park. smoke is making it hard to breathe and to see. here's reporter vanessa vas consuelos with her sister station in san francisco. >> reporter: brake lights along highway 41 may be a typical sight during yosemite's peak season, but this time they don't belong to tourists eager to see 's inic t backurning doing, y have tk slurry on o is to keep cruising. >> reporter: dakota snyder took this video after he was forced to evacuate after flames the
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from the ferguson fire jumped highway 41. >> it wasn't long after we made it out the 41 that they announced it had blown over the highway yesterday. >> reporter: snyder and other evacuees are staying with friends until it's safe to drive back to their homes. most of them had their bags packed when pre-evacuations were issued last week. >> the smoke over the last month has been really intense. we've had fires before, we've had evacuations before, but to have this extended period of just this inversion layer of hazardous, unbreathable air, it takes its toll. >> reporter: the lodge is usually sold out of tourists at this time of year. though they're just at 50% occupancy, the assistant manager brett archer says now they can do their part to help the community. >> we're honored to house some of the firefighters and some of the local evacuees from yosemite and some of the surrounding areas. >> reporter: as thick smoke towers over the area, over 3,000 firefighters are working to strengthen containment. >> the ferguson fire is being blamed for two deaths since breaking out more than three weeks ago.
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it's burned more than 81,000 acres and at last check, the fire was 35% contained. camp mayder is expected to remain closed for at least another week because of the air quality. a new ten-week session was supposed to begin today. campers impacted by the closure will get a refund and a guaranteed spot at the camp next summer. palo alto police want to find this suspect and victim following a shooting in a safeway parking lot. this is the man detectives believe opened fire on a lexus suv. it happened outside the safeway on middlefield road on friday night. witnesses say he shot at the car during a fight. police also want to find the white lexus the victim apparently drove. officers chased the car, but it sped away. the lexus may have a shattered window. it's not clear if the two people knew each other. b.a.r.t. police are investigating two more attacks. they come two weeks after nia
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wilson was killed. the latest incident involves a college student. katie utes has the details. >> it don't make no sense. i think it's because of people using drugs and stuff. >> reporter: why someone would attack a 23 san jose state student trying to go home for the weekend is anyone's guess. the young man says as he tried to transfer trains around 10:00 saturday morning, someone attacked him from behind at the richmond station. >> you don't know what can happen at any time yo, you feel? so you've got to be careful. >> the attacker ran off and the victim called police. >> reporter: paramedics transferred the young man a short distance here to kaiser hospital, where according to his family, he was treated for broken teeth, possibly a broken jaw, and a concussion. >> reporter: b.a.r.t. police are investigating the incident and looking at surveillance images. in another case, cameras did capture shots of this man, 27-year-old salomon espinoza. police say he attacked two men
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with a box cutter friday night. the stabbing happened on a richmond bound train as it reached the mcarthur b.a.r.t. station. >> there's no known connection between the suspects and the victims and the motive is unknown at this point. >> police aespinoza ran away and is known to be tr tr oakland area. >> it's a regional issue. >> reporter: b.a.r.t. says it's deploying more officers on overtime. if you see espinoza, contact b.a.r.t. police. in the east bay, katie utes, abc 7 news. a young boy is safe following a cliff rescue in half moon bay. the san mateo county sheriff's office shared this video with us. the agency assisted the patrol with the issue. it happened just before 6:00 last night. it's not clear exactly what happened, but we're told the rescue took more than two hours. the san mateo county sheriff's
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office tweeted, rest assured, no matter what uniform shows up, we're all here to help. the san jose office workers who scored a $543 million jackpot are apparently taking a little time off to themselves. abc 7 news went to the wells fargo bank branch on branham lane yesterday. it was supposed to be open from 10:00 to 7:00, but this sign on the door said that the branch was in fact closed and it would reopen as soon as possible. 11 employees went in on a mega-millions lottery pool and they won. they claimed the multi-million jackpot last week. after taxes, each person expected to bring home $19 million. so, frances, i feel like i remember, they were going to go back to work, because they loved it. clearly, they're thinking about it. >> yeah, i would change my mind, too. it wouldn't take me that long to figure it out. >> i'd also be happy to take a share of that $543. share it with your coworkers. $19 million is a great. >> i always feel like if i'm
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missing out if i don't contribute to the pot here. >> got to do it. >> i know it. we never win. >> is the weather a winner this weekend? >> well, it's going to be a little bit cooler today. so if you like it cooler, then you're a winner. we have a stronger onshore flow and breezy conditions, especially this afternoon, even windy over the hills. but we also have a big warm-up with triple-digit heat coming up. and i'll tell you all about that, as bwell. ♪ it's a sudden change in plans ♪ >> that's brad paisley, raising money for california wildfire victims. why the cause is so close to his heart. and running out of entertainment ideas in these final few weeks of summer? 7 on your side's michael finney has four fun toys that will cost
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apple ceo tim cook is pledging support to wildfire victims. he tweeted, we are saddened by the loss of life and devastation in the california wildfires. apple will be donating to relief efforts to help those in need. we thank the brave firefighters working so hard and risking their lives to contain the flames. one of the country's biggest stars is also raising must be for north bay wildfire victims. a relief concert was held in sonoma state last night. abc 7 news carlos susedo has the story. >> reporter: country music superstar brad paisley lent his voice to help the thousands of north bay fire victims who lost everything last october, an issue thousands more are currently dealing with. >> i feel like it's maybe more important we do this now and then people will follow suit with each of these things that are sort of ravaging areas now. >> reporter: paisley shared the stage with acclaimed actress and comedian bonnie hunt to bring
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some cheer to the crowd, knowing the seriousness of these destructive fires. >> as a community, you have to come together. and that's what's been beautiful to see here. >> reporter: they both have family members who have been on the front lines and know what it's like to be a first responder. more than 2,000 people attended the indoor and outdoor venue here at sonoma state, with all proceeds going to the sonoma county resilience fund. the fund will help with recovery efforts. some in attendance, victims themselves, including the president of sonoma state university. >> i woke up and our house was already on fire. my husband and i ran for our lives. >> reporter: but thanks to santa rosa firefighter and now friend, tony neil, who helped save their lives, even hours after losing his own home. >> it really makes you think about what you had and what you lost. >> reporter: their message for the victims of the ongoing fires, be strong. >> we're resilient. and we will come back. >> reporter: a community banning
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together through song and laughter, knowing that they're not alone. at sonoma state, carlos salcedo, abc 7 news. >> hundreds of marin county residents practiced evacuating their homes in case a wildfire gets too close. abc 7 was in sleepy hollow after reverse 911 calls went out with messages to evacuate. text messages from alert marin urged people to follow escape routes. the exercise included tips on being prepared before a wildfire starts. >> i think it's very useful, because we all need these reminders of what we actually have to take the time to do. >> and we need to be prepared. so, our fire protection district is educating us on how to create defensible space around our homes, how to be ready to go if we need to go. >> sleepy hollow residents also saw images simulating how a wildfire would move if it broke out near their homes.
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if you got a speeding ticket in south san francisco recently, you are not alone. police issued more than 70 citations yesterday. it's part of a crackdown that focused on streets where speeding has been a big problem. on average, ticketed drivers were going about 15 miles per hour above the posted speed limit. take a look at what the california highway patrol sees during a traffic stop. this was on interstate 5 in fresno county. an officer got suspicious after stopping a driver for a traffic violation. the dog you see in the picture, that's ch prkp k-9 bruce found t $5 $5,000 worth of cash stashed in two suitcases. the driver said he did not know the money was in the car. he was arrested. a new high-speed b area. business leaders in cupertino ar csiring hyperloop as a way traic hpu get t>> reporter: non-rush hour, it can take 26 minutes by car to drive eight miles from downtown san jose to
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cupertino, home to the new spaceship offices at apple park, and double that, one full hour to go by bus. so how do you get across silicon valley faster and smarter? the answer could be a hyperloop. a vehicle propelled by electric propulsion inside a low-power tube at speeds as fast as a commercial jetliner. the idea came up at cupertino's city council meeting. >> if this comes to a realization, it would only take five minutes. >> reporter: andrew walter says hyperloop is one of several ideas to address congestion. busy stevens creek boulevard has an evaluated pass that could house a hyperloop. >> hyperloop within cupertino is not something that would produce a lot of benefits. you need something that would be more of a regional solution. >> reporter: the idea is so new, no one has bothered to crunch the numbers yet, but it's expected a hyperloop could cost
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in the billions and billions of dollars. to help pay for that, they're thinking about a public/private partnership. so far, version hyperloop one says it has not had any discussions about cupertino's initiative. it's the only company that has built a working hyperloop system. >> it's possible, you could see a new system, the most optimistic sense could be in the neighborhood of five toi eight years. >> reporter: it would also include brainstorming with neighboring cities. david louis, abc 7 news. now an accuweather update from abc 7 mornings >> good morning. i'm meteorologist frances dinglasan. we have clouds along the coast and spilled into the bay, into parts of the east bay right now. also, we've been talking about those fires. so smoke levels are definitely in the hazardous range. well into that through the central valley, due all the fires. if you have travel plans, you might want to cancel a live shf camera. notice very calm winds, flags
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aren't even blowing out there, but you can see some of those gray skies right now. in san francisco, it's currently 54 degrees. oakland, it's 55. san jose, though, has been mild in the morning, 64 degrees. and half moon bay, 55 degrees. this time, we're laooking from the east bay out towards the bay bridge. it's obscure in san francisco there in the background. santa rosa, 54. lots of 50s, also napa and novato. vacaville and concord, 56 degrees. here's a look at sfo with the low cloud ceilings. so here's the forecast. a slightly cooler today with that stronger onshore flow. we'll see breezy to gusty conditions this afternoon. a warming friend starts tomorrow and then near triple-digit s inland thursday, wednesday, and friday. get ready for some hot weather. e last 12 s. we h a low ion from the gulf of alaska is
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helping to push the marine layer and bring us those breezy conditions. and that's why temperatures are going to come down a little bit today, by a few degrees. so, here's our forecast animation. notice by 7:00, we've got the fog and low clouds. even into parts of the east bay and some valleys, as well. by lunchtime, it does clear back and then this evening should be pleasant tonight, but actually, it's going to be pretty breezy, as well, in the evening, and all the clouds will stay at the coast before they move back in tomorrow morning, again. highs today will range from 60s once again at the coast to low 90s inland. so half moon bay, 62 degrees. san francisco, it's going to be breezy and windy at times, 66. and oakland, 72 degrees for the afternoon game today. lots of sunshine, as well. san jose, 84. some low 90s in some of the interior valleys, like santa rosa, 90, lakeport, ukiah in the low 90s, as well. and antioch, 92 degrees. now, here's a look at antioch, for example, 92 today, but
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notice, wednesday, thursday, friday, we'll be near triple-digits. thursday will likely be the hottest day. and saturday, it will start to cool down. here's the accuweather seven-day forecast. breezy and gusty. we'll see the winds pick up this afternoon and this evening, along the coast and around the bay, up to 30 miles per hour, even up to 40 miles per hour in the higher elevations, like the mountains and the hills. and then the warming begins on tuesday and get ready for some hot weather near triple digits wednesday, thursday, friday, and it's also going to be warm around the bay, but you notice at the coast, it will be mid- to upper 60s there. so san francisco never really gets too hot. >> that's the nice thing about the pbay area, get too hot, you can drive to the east bay and cool off. as the summer winds down, yothe k entertained. well, michael finney has a look at the summer's top toys to capture the imagination of the kiddos.
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>> reporter: from this riding horse to a giant bubble that doubles as a ball, toy manufacturers are finding new twists on traditional toys. >> you'll say, wow, i've never seen anything like that before, and that's exactly what's going to draw kids to them. >> reporter: there's nothing new about bubbles, except these bubbles are edible. >> this is really cooled. it's called lick-a-bubble. this is an edible bubble solution that kids can add any drink to create bubbles they can eat. >> lick-a-bubble was invented by a pediatrician, allergist, and physician. speaking of bubbles, the wubl bubble feels like a bubble but plays like a ball. the material is light and stretchy and doesn't hurt when it hits your child. melissa debartolo is senior editor of the toy insider, a publication targeting parents or any gift giver looking for toy reviews. >> this is super fun, because it's very open-ended play. kids can do anything they can imagine with it. >> then there's the sling
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sticks. releasing the trigger sets the ball in motion. catch it using the suction cups. both parents and kids might appreciate the walkie chalk. you can draw on the sidewalk using a piece of chalk without getting on the ground. no need for parents or kids to get their clothes dirty bending down. if your kid has the need for speed, how about a blast from the past. some of you may haved that turbo panther in your youth. this is styled like the original 60 years ago. but you don't need a sense of nostalgia to enjoy it. >> really cool and really easy. >> just check out the smile on this little one riding stable buddies from dynacraft. the stable buddie go up to 2 1/2 miles per hour. >> they perfect storage place for them and they're just $149. >> our new friend, charlotte
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murphy, gives stable buddies her stamp of approval. i have a link to the toy insider sring and summer toy guide. you can check it out on i'm michael finney, 7 on your side. >> very cute. all right, so abc's new brand localish is sharing the inspiring stories of people who come together to build unexpected relationships. it's a weekly digital series called more in common. this week, the team looks at the unlikely friendship between a syrian refugee and a former kkk member. >> they're so divided now in this country that we forgot what makes us strong is really reaching out to the other side. >> he tells me a story and it's like, wow, you're a refugee from syria, you worked your way into med school. i kind of felt unjustified. >> and you can watch this episode of more in common exclusively on facebook watch. just ahead, the housing crunch. what's driving up the price of homes and when it does not make sense to buy.
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a southern sea otter who has been recovering in marin headlands now has a name. 4,500 people voted dr endangered sea otter sprout. vets say she was malnourished and had biotoxin exposure. the name sprout beat other names like harry otter, lola, and zoe. you've got a plan, purchase a ring, and rope the proposal. but did you buy fireworks? don't worry, the proposal planner's got it.
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the booming business that's helping people say "i do." that's tomorrow night on abc 7 news at 11:00, right after the season finale of "the bachelorette." now to the housing market crunch. many of you asking yourselves whether to buy or not to buy. abc 7 news reporter rebecca jarvis has more on how to answer that tough question. >> reporter: with home prices as record highs in much of the country, rising mortgage rates and sweeping changes to the tax law, answering the question, should i rent or buy, has rarely been trickier. >> you might offer, say, $300,000 for the home, but if somebody else comes in at $320,000, your offer could escalate up to say, $320,000. >> which makes sure that nobody else is going to come in and outbid you. >> it removes some of the risk of, oh, did i overbid? >> reporter: sales of existing and newly built homes fell in june, as did mortgage applications. a severe shortage of housing
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priced out in would b-be buyers. and if you do want to buy in this market, prepare for bidding wars. and depending on where you live, it might not make sense to own. >> nationwide, if you're going to be in the home for two or more years, you should buy, not rent. but it's very city specific. there are some places, like in new york, where the break-even horizon is much longer, like seven years. >> online tools like zillow or nerd wallet will help you to determine whether it's smarter to own or rent based on your location. rebecca jarvis, abc 7 news, new york. still to come on abc 7 mornings, a seventh death reported from the carr fire burning in shasta county. what we know so far. also -- >> it became a full-time job all week to get this put together, but it's put together and on the road. >> a b
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good morning, east bay. let's get up and get going. >> this is abc 7 mornings.
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>> and good morning. thanks so much for joining us. i'm kate larsen in for carolyn tyler this morning. we'll start this half hour with a look at weather. we have meteorologist di dinglasan in. >> we have temperatures right now in the 50s and 60s. san francisco's 54. oakland, 55. but san jose, warmer at 64 degrees. and here's a live view of some of those low clouds over san francisco. your 12-hour day planner, which you can always download by searching the accuweather app, sunrise at 6:15. then the temperatures will pull back to the coast, by lunchtime, it will become breezy and gusty this afternoon, especially over the hills. slightly cooler temperatures today, so inland highs, only reaching the low 90s. around the bay, near 80, and at the coast, low 60s.
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we have a big warm-up on the way and i'll tell you about that with the accuweather seven-day forecast, coming up. kate? >> thanks, frances. crews in shasta county inclu continue to battle the carr fire. today we've learned a seventh person has died. it was a pg&e worker. the crew member was doing restoration work when some kind of accident happened. pg&e says it's working with law enforcement to investigate right now. this comes as president trump approves a major disaster declaration. the carr fire has destroyed more than a thousand homes in and around redding. the mendocino complex fires have forced more people out of their homes. new evacuation orders went to people living in the path of the fires burning near clear lake. the fires threatened communities in three different counties. officials say the mendocino complex is the largest group of fires burning in california right now. flames have charred more than 229,000elief supplies are on th
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way for animals kbaimpacted by wildfires in lake and shasta county. a woman impacted by the north bay wildfires launched the drive. her community and abc 7 viewers helped make it a huge success. abc 7 news reporter cornell bernard has the story. >> it started off really start and came to this, which i'm very proud of her. >> reporter: tim halfort praising his wife, barbara, for helping make all of this happen. pallets and pallets of donated pet food and lots of hay are being loaded up on this flatbed semito to help firehelp firehele their animals. >> those animals will be fed. >> reporter: last weekend, volunteerabc 7 news about her i help victims after seeing so many horrific images on tv from the fires in redding and so many stranded horses and pets. she put out the call for donations on facebook and the response was amazing. >> we have about 18 tons of pet food. >> wow.
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>> and hay, that is going up there. i really want to thank everyone, channel 7 viewers, the community of sonoma, all of our friends, everyone who has >> reporter: the feed store is pitching in, and has also collected $3,000 in cash donations. >> my heart goes out to the people, but i'm so glad we can donate. this truck is heading to shasta county to help victims and their animals impacted by the carr fire. we have more than just animal feed here. we have water, food, even toys for pets. barbara halford is helping others the way she was helped after the north bay wildfires destroyed her horse barn and riding school. >> i didn't know if my horses were alive for four days. i don't want anybody else to go through what i went through. i can't pay back the people who helped me, but can i pay it forward. >> reporter: she's now paying it forward in a big way by telling fire victims, sonoma county cares. in sonoma, cornell bernard, abc 7 news. berkeley police are bracing for protests and counterprotests
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today. they've banned weapons at civic center and aloeny parks in an effort to prevent violence. you're looking at when patriot pray mch in berkeley yesterday. officers arrested more than a dozen people when clashes broke out. the so-called no marxism in america 2 is expected to happen at civic center park counterprotest counterprotests are also expected. venezuela's president dodged an apparent assassination attempt. droned armed with explosives detonated while nicolas maduro was delivering a speech to hundreds of soldiers. [ speaking foreign language ] >> this all played out on live tv. the blast injured several people, but maduro escaped unharmed. he blames far-right factions and also the president of venezuela's neighbor, colombia. president trump returns to new jersey for vacation today. yesterday, he campaigned in ohio, admits some controversy.
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he slammed lebron james on twitter, of course, arguably the state's favorite native. and this morning, melania trump is responding. here's abc 7 news reporter elizabe elizabe elizabeth herr. >> reporter: president trump hitting all the usual notes, rousing his base in columbus, ohio. >> america is winning again. we're building their wall. >> reporter: strikingly absent from the president's remarks, his war of words with basketball superstar, lebron james, less than 24 hours before taking the stage, the president tweeting, lebron james was just interviewed by the dumbest man on television, don lemon, he made lebron look smart, which isn't easy to do. the president adding, i like mike. an apparent reference to michael jordan. earlier this week, james spoke with cnn's don aut at-risk children he is opening in his hometown of akron. in the interview, james accused the president of using sports to drive people apart. >> he's kind of used sport to
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kind of divide us and that's something that i can't relate to. sports has never been something that divides people. it's all been something that brings someone together. >> reporter: and cnn's lemon firing back, criticizing the president's immigration policy, tweeting, who's the real dummy? a man who puts kids in classrooms or one who puts kids in cages? he added, #bebest, a reference to the first lady's anti-bullying campaign. melania trump speaking out, her communications director issuing a statement, praising james, saying it looks like lebron james is working to do good things on behalf of our next generation and that the first lady would be open to visiting the i promise school in akron. elizabeth herr, abc news, new york. coming up on "this week with george stephanopoulos," he goes one on one with trump legal team jay sekulow. they'll discuss the latest in the mueller investigation. that's coming up here on abc 7.
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and still ahead on abc 7 mornings, a different approach to the dress code. why one district is loosening the rules this school year. and coming up after the break, we'll have frances with a look at your forecast. you can see right now, the sun is not quite up. a few more minutes for us, but looking clearer over the bay bridge. we'll back a
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francisco today. deadheads will celebrate grateful dead founder jerry garcia. today is the 16th annual jerry day. fans will gather at the jerry garcia amphitheater. he passed away in 1995. all right, so don't be surprised if you see a bunch of people at golden gate park today only wearing their underwear. today is, wiafter all, national underwear day. one group is trying to break the world record for the largest gathering of people in their underwear. organizers say it's also an the effort to how they say the fashion industry is impacting climate pollution. all right. so today is your last chance to check out the 35th annual it's hpengn downtown fremont. apparently, it is known as the largest free outdoor festival west of the mississippi. you're going to find a variety of art, moousic, and food, and is open from 10:00 to 6:00.
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and frances, i think it will be a little less foggy outside of fremont, right? >> nice and warm for the festival. but if you're headed to san francisco for jerry day or the other underwear festival, it's going to be foggy and cool, especially along the coast. here's a live shot from our sutro tower looking at those low clouds. i'll have your complete seven-day forecast with a warm-up on the way. also, the as continue their domination over detroit. anthony flores has that and more coming up next in sports.
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all right. welcome back. here's a live look at santa cruz. you can see, starting to get a little bit lighter, but beautiful shot of the pier. frances is going to have more on our weather. a little cooler at the coast today, including probably santa cruz. let's get to sports, though. the a's have a chance to sweep the tigers this afternoon.
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they take on detroit at the oakland coliseum. first pitch at 1:05. and the giants will try to gain a split of their series. first pitch for that game at chase field is at 1:10 p.m. yesterday, the a's continued their recent surge. anthony flores has the highlights in this morning's sports. >> reporter: good morning, everyone. when the game is close, the a's are at their best. they lead the majors with 21 wins in games decided by a single run. the a's and the tigers and check out this amazing spread at the coliseum. a's down 1-zip in the third. not anymore. matt chapman with a line-drive home tore dead center pap that ties things at one. 14th of the year. he also had a triple. two batters later, it's time to crush it. chris davis with his 30th of the season. a's up 2-1. davis with at least 30 dingers. then it's defense. chapman making another gold glove caliber play to get to jacoby jones. this is such a hard play to make on the run, and he seems to do
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it on a daily basis. the bull pen would if i were it off. blake trying with his 28th of the year. the a's win 2-1. they've won five straight and 11 in a row against the tigers. former giants and d-back randy johnson watching the giants in arizona. second straight game, giant's starter gives up five runs in the first. that two-run bomb to make it 5-0. the giants' highlights come courtesy of steven duggar. the rook with his first major league runner in the fourth. that made it 5-2. gets the silent treatment entering the dugout. then everybody says, oh, congratulati congratulations, good hit, good it. david peralta, the deep fly. check out duggar and andrew mccutchen. peralta thought he had a triple, but the third baseman said, no, no, he caught it. you're out. incredible double-clutch catch, but the giants fall. final score, 9-3.
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terrell owens loves being in the spotlight, and saturday, he had it all to himself. the former 49er receiver decided to skip the hall of fame induction in canton and hold his own ceremony at the university of tennessee chattanooga. the crowd at his alma mater gave t.o. a huge ovation. there's no doubt t.o. has hall of fame numbers, but it took him three times on the ballot to get voted into the hall. t.o. says he decided not to go to canton because he wanted to take stand against the sports writers, who he says are not in alignment with the mission and core values of the hall of fame. he's the only living inductee to skip the ceremony in canton. >> love you, t.o.! >> love you, too. but i love me more. >> i'm a man of conviction. a man of faith. a man of humility. a man of character and integrity. a man of charisma and
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discipline. i am a man of courage. courageous enough to choose chattanooga over canton. >> t.o. was one of eight inductees into the hall of fame class of 2008. that's a look at your morning sports sp sports. have a great sunday. now an accuweather update. >> i'm meteorologist frances dinglasan. satellite image showing us a little more cloud cover right now. you can see some clouds spilling in from the coast and parts of the north bay, across san francisco into parts of the east bay, and as well in the south bay. here's a live view, though, as we look from our roof camera. you can see though low clouds over the bay bridge. it's really pretty out there. winds are fairly light right now. currently 54 in san francisco. oakland, 55. san jose, 64, and morgan hill at 53 degrees. and as we check out the inland areas, it is clear and we're looking at some clear skies right now as we look out toward mt. diablo. haze shouldn't be much of a problem today, because of strong
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winds pushing the smoke well to our east. in santa rosa, 53 degrees. napa, 57. novato, 52. vacaville and concord at 63 degrees. and it's cloudy over the san jose airport right now. and here are the forecast features, which you can expect today. slightly cooler temperatures and then a warming trend standards on monday and then it's going to be hot inland wednesday through friday, near triple-digits. so, we've got this changing weather pattern, mainly due to this area of low pressure, this cooler air from the gulf of alaska is helping to drive the marine layer and that onshore flow, bringing us us breezier conditions and slightly cooler temperatures. and you can see it with the forecast animation here, even at 7:00 this morning, we'll still see cloud cover over parts of the peninsula, across the bay, and into the east bay, as well. by lunchtime, most everyone under some sunshine, except right at the beaches and at the coast, where we'll see the clouds linger a little bit longer. and then later on tonight, it will start to push back in again after 9:00 and into this
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evening. so, here's the visible satellite image from yesterday. notice, the smoke is just blowing almost straight east this time. so in our immediate bay area, we should not be seeing too much haze in the immediate area. and highs today, similar to yesterday, just a little bit cooler. it will be windy at the coast and around the bay today. san francisco, 66. oakland, 72. san jose, 84. some low 90s inland, with like antioch, 92. santa rosa, 90. and we could see some breezy conditions and gusty conditions, especially, in the north bay mountains and, the east bay hills, up to 40-mile-per-hour gusts. so partly cloudy and breezy as the beaches today, low 60s. but santa cruz warming up, getting more sunshine, 76 degrees today. and it's the last day of the adobo festival in milpitas. plenty of sunshine throughout the day, climbing to 80 degrees, and dropping to 71 degrees by
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7:00 p.m. here's the accuweather seven-day forecast. breezy and gusty today with slightly cooler temperatures. s so inland, in the low 90s. low 60s at the coast, and then the warming begins. and notice that it will be hot mid-week and into next weekend. >> not fogaust outside the city. >> no, just in san francisco. >> all right, appreciate it. >> some parents looking to refill their children's epi pen prescriptions before school starts are discovering the allergy pill medication is still in short supply. one mother in dallas says she was forced to pay $700 out-of-pocket for a brand name version her insurance does not cover. a nationwide epe short >> themeda unified school district is taking a different approach to the dress code. it's dramatically loosened the rules for the coming school year. but not everyone is happy with the change.
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abc 7 news reporter laura anthony has a closer look at the trial program. >> so we're looking at some athletic shorts. >> reporter: we went to a local clothing store, aphrodite's closet to see what's in on alameda campuses this school year. >> they are short shorts, yes. >> reporter: in, as in this longer prohibited. >> spaghetti straps will be okay, shorts will be okay. >> reporter: it's a new pilot program designed to enhance student freedoms, while reducing the body shaming that can come with dress codes of the past. >> so when you're lacki inglook things like, how short are your shorts, are your shoulders showing, is your cleavage sho showing? that means that girls are being punished more often than boys. >> reporter: nicole cramer and her dad were at alameda high picking up her registration packet. >> sometimes my friends were sent home for not having ripped jeans. >> that's not okay. i think they should dress appropriate. >> reporter: others worry that
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the dress code will not be a positive in the classroom. >> not a crop top, like a tank top, kids should be covered up. especially girls. >> why? >> because boys might get the wrong message. >> reporter: alameda's new policy isn't 100% anything goes. for instance, anything that could be considered hate speech or pornographic is still 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. >> i think it's a good thing, because now they can show who they really are and what they want to wear and stuff like that. >> reporter: what you going to focus on? >> school. >> reporter: in alameda, laura anthony, abc 7 news. coming up, a unique surfing competition that drew thousands of people. we'll show you who hit the water in pacifica. mi might surprise you. and here are the winning numbers -- oh, we'll have that
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good morning, bay area. let's get up and get going. >> this is abc 7 mornings. >> and good morning. thanks for joining us on this sunday, august 5th. i'm kate larsen in for carolyn tyler this morning. we're going to start with a quick look at our weather. we have meteorologist frances dinglasan in for lisa argen. >> good morning, everyone. we have a slightly deeper marine layer and a slightly stronger onshore flow. so that's going to do several things, drive temperatures a little bit cooler this morning. it's also pushed the clouds in across the coast and into parts of the bay and into the east bay, as well. most temperatures in the 50s right now, but novato is only 46 degrees. and a few 60s out there, like san jose at 63, clear lake at 65 degrees. here's a beautiful view. sunrise coming up at 6:16. temperatures will be mostly in the 50s again, and we have those clouds spilling into the bay. it will become breezy this afternoon. in fact, gusty over the


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