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start costing you. california first in the nation yet again. plastic straw wars have turned into a straw law. is this the table where you sat with dr. blasey ford? >> yes, i was sitting right here. >> tonight, insights into what christine blasey ford told california represent he have anna eshoo, plus word tonight from supreme court nominee brett kavanaugh. it is ridiculous. every time we turn around, they're getting us for another toll. more money. they need to not do this toll. >> he's got a strong opinion. paying tolls nothing new in the bay area. soon there will be a new one to access treasure island. good evening, thanks for joining us. larry beil. >> i'm ama daetz. treasure island is home to 2,000 people now but there are plans to add 20,000 residents in the next 20 years, along with three
hotels and a bunch of shops. >> here is a look at some of the renderings of what the island will look like from the firm that's handling the design. to manage the increased traffic, there are plans to add ferry service to san francisco, increase muni bus service, and launch ac transit bus service to oakland. >> also a toll for all drivers going both on and off the island. during peak hours on weekdays it would cost $3.50. $2 off on weekends. >> abc 7 news reporter lyanne melendez joins us live with more. >> reporter: i've got to tell you, the toll is a done deal. it was approved in 2016. the rates have yet to be approved. the san francisco board of supervisors will vote on november 27th. by the year 2035, there will be close to 25,000 people living on
treasure island. today there are only 2,000. construction will have a huge impact on the island. more people will mean more traffic congestion. the san francisco county transportation agency believes the solution is to add a toll as you enter or leave t.i. >> we're doing this in hopes that the growth and new trips that come with it will not result in gridlock on treasure island or on the bay bridge. >> reporter: $3.50 during peak hours on weekend and $2 during off-peak hours. on weekends, the toll will be $1 during peak hours and free any other time. >> it's going to cost me more money every time i go across the bridge. i go across the bridge four, five, six times a day. i go in here three or four times. >> reporter: there will be no toll booths. fast pass and licensed scanners will be used instead. some residents will get a break. >> one free daily round trip rop household per day for folks who
have been on the island since 2007 or are in low income housing. >> reporter: this man barely leaves his apartment. >> once. most people go to their job and come back. >> reporter: so you wouldn't pay, necessarily? >> no. >> reporter: the money collected would help subsidize a new ferry service to be up and running by 2021, the same year the new toll would begin. new ac transit bus lines would be added collecting the island to downtown oakland, giving people here much-needed options. now, the transportation agency wants to hear from this communi community, so it will have two open houses, the first on september 27th and the second on october 3rd. a lot of you have told me how you really feel via twitter. sherry, for example, writes, in a wi-- writes, that will put a g
hurt on little league families. a lot of baseball is played here on t.i. another person wrote, i can feel the money applying out of my pocket. thanks, mj. lyanne melendez, abc 7 news. >> lyanne, thank you. a live look at three bay area bridges were drivers currently pay tolls. back in june voters in all nine counties approved regional measure 3 to increase bridge tolls over the next seven years by $3 for transit improvements. the first to hike is slated for january. but a lawsuit has been filed to stop those increases, claiming the toll hike is actually a tax, not a fee, and needed two-thirds majority to pass. the measure received 55% approval. the golden gate bridge is the only local bridge exempt from this upcoming toll hike. bay area bridges aren't she cheap, but they also aren't close to being the most expensive in the country. check these out, the chesapeake
bay bridge tunnel in virginia cost $30 for a round trip. it will cost you $15 one way to cost the verrazano narrows bridge which connects brooklyn and staten island in new york city. the george washington bridge between new york and new jersey will set you back $13 one way. so we're looking for your feedback on this topic. are tolls worth it? don't scream at me! get out your phone, go to abc7news.com/vote. vote yes, or no. we asked this question a while ago, it seems fairly unanimous. >> it was 100% saying no, we'll never say the payoff. polls are open and the results are coming in live. we'll continue to keep this open through the newscast. >> and we'll check back in later on. 13 hours remain for dr. christine blasey ford to tell the senate judiciary committee if she will actually testify on monday about her accusations that supreme court nominee brett kavanaugh sexually assaulted her decades ago when they were both teenagers. a letter sent earlier today from
blasey ford's legal team says monday, september 24th hearing is, quote, not possible, but that she would be prepared to testify next week under what she calls fair terms, which would ensure her safety. however, late tonight politico is reporting that blasey ford's attorneys just held a conference call with members of the senate judiciary committee about her testifying. the report says that no decision was made but described the call as positive and that there was a lot of discussion about accommodating requests so that blasey ford would testify. the report says republicans feel good about the developments, although many deputies are still calling for the fbi to investigate. >> she's asking the fbi to investigate her claims. she's asking for that kind of review, that investigative work, that oversight, that accountability, because she's telling the truth. >> brett kavanaugh has dnd blen blasey ford's accusations.
if she chooses not to testify, sources say monday's hearing would likely be off with the senate panel looking to vote on kavanaugh as early as next week. over the peninsula this week, a plane carrying a banner with a message saying, thank you, christine, we have your black, was commissioned by ultraviolet, a national women's advocacy organization. the first person to learn of dr. blasey ford's accusations was her congresswoman anna eshoo, the 13-term palo alto representative had forewarning of these bombshell relevant vegass. she sat down with abc 7 news reporter david louie earlier today with insights on blasey ford and joins us live from palo alto. david? >> reporter: exactly two months ago, july 20th, dr. blasey ford was able to secure a private meeting with congresswoman eshoo. congresswoman eshoo was able to sit down with blasey ford, who was then encouraged to write down details of their conversation. it was put in a letter and then forwarded to senator dianne
feinstein, who is the ranking member of the senate judiciary committee. >> we had never met before. i had never met she has met she hadn't met me. she called my office and asked to meet with me. >> reporter: she had no idea what was on dr. blasey ford's mind. over the next hour and a half, she laid out the details of what happened in high school, sometimes with clarity, sometimes not. >> there were many things that she recalled very clearly. there were other things she wasn't sure of. >> reporter: those details will have to await the hearing before the senate judiciary committee. however, representative eshoo saw in blasey ford an intelligent person who has lived for decades with scars from a traumatic event. >> she has exhibited extraordinary courage to come forward. she did not want this. she's not seeking -- she never was seeking the
she doesn't have a political bone in her body. >> reporter: the truth, she says, is at stake. >> you can use that foundational information in order to come to a decision, to reach the truth. if that doesn't take place, then it's a sham. >> reporter: a banner saying thank you, christie flew behind an airplane this morning. >> it's important to make a strong message. if it takes numbers to make that message, i wanted to put my voice in. >> reporter: congresswoman eshoo says she believes dr. blasey ford and offers this advice. >> follow your heart and mind, and the decision that you take is one that will bring you peace of mind the rest of your life. >> reporter: because of death
threats, dr. blasey ford, her husband and their two sons are living elsewhere right now. neighbors believe the family is aware of the signs of support that has been going out as well as contributions that have been coming in to help defray the cost of private security. live in palo alto, david louie, abc 7 news. >> thank you, david. in the past few hours we got official word judge kavanaugh has agreed to testify. the white house released a signed letter from kavanaugh to lawmakers saying he would be at a hearing on monday. the letter says in part, since the moment i first heard of this allegation i have categorically and unequivocally denied it. i remain committed to defending my integrity. protests against judge kavanaugh took over capitol hill today. demonstrators tkofce o lma on the senate judiciary committee. meanwhile, senators gillibrand and hirono accepted a letter from more than 1,000 alumni of the maryland girls prep pool that dr. blasey ford attended. >> women like dr. ford who come
forward very bravely to tell her story, which by the way is very credible and i believe her, need to be supported. they need not only to be heard, but to be believed. >> the letter demands an independent investigation before a vote on kavanaugh's nomination. a dozen member of the dr. blasey ford's family have written an open letter of support for her. part of it reads, her honesty is above reproach and her behavior is highly ethical and respectful of everyone's point of view. we believe chrissie has acted bravely and we know how difficult this is for her. they ask people to make every effort to respect the family's privacy. >> the deadline is 7:00 a.m. tomorrow for christine blasey ford to announce if she'll testify on monday or not. we'll send out an alert if that decision is made public. you can get those alerts by downloading the abc 7 news app for your mobile device. the dmv gave customers another reason to complain
today -- a computer outage. >> what i don't understand, especially in the bay area, is this is the land of computers. >> next, what turned into an all day affair for some californians. and coming up at 6:30 -- >> dig first and ask for permission later doesn't cut it in san francisco. >> the city sues engineers it says used make permits on homes in your neighborhood. i'm meteorologist sandhya pat patel. summer is winding down. i'll have more in the seven-day forecast. go to abc7news.com/vote. poll results are changing at the bottom of your screen.
scientists say, our weather is becoming more extreme and we all have to be better prepared. that's why pg&e is adopting new and additional safety precautions to help us monitor and respond to dangerous weather. hi, i'm allison bagley, a meteorologist with pg&e's community wildfire safety program. we're working now, to enhance our weather forecasting capabilities, building a network of new weather stations to identify when and where extreme wildfire conditions may occur, so we can respond faster and better. we're installing cutting edge technology to provide real-time mapping and tracking of weather patterns. and we use this information in partnership with first responders and california's emergency response systems. to learn more about the community wildfire safety program and how you can help keep your home and community safe, visit pge.com/wildfiresafety
google employees considered ways to tweak search results last year in response to the trump administration's travel ban. this according to "the wall street journal." reporters reviewed internal google e-mails in the days after that travel ban was instituted. they found that employees floated ideas about ways to tweak the search functions to show people how to support pro-immigration groups and contact their lawmakers. google says none of the ideas were actually implemented and they don't manipulate search results to support certain political views. more problems for the california department of motor vehicles as a technical glitch forced massive delays at dozens of field offices across the state, including 12 here in the bay area. this comes as the agency is dealing with increased criticism over those wait times and inefficiencies.
abc 7 news reporter countrihrisn has the story. >> i'm still kind of doing the things we were doing ten years ago and still working in an archaic system that can't seem to keep up with the population of drivers. >> reporter: oakland resident louisa lynn came to get a handicapped placard but was told the system was down. >> it's always frustrating when you go to the dmv. that's just how it is. >> reporter: as lines continue to grow throughout the morning, dmv officials scrambled to fix a router issue that stalled services and transactions from being processed. these computers inside the fremont dmv couldn't connect to the server, meaning customers hoping to get something as simple as a driver's license or renewal couldn't fill out an application until the system was back up and running. >> the earliest appointment i was able to get was december 18th. i can't wait until then to get a replacement i.d. >> reporter: officials told us the outage occurred last night
but wasn't noticed until this morning. >> i'm mad at myself for losing my i.d., but at the same time i wish this would move faster so i can get out of here. >> reporter: as for the decade-old computer system currently in place, the agency hopes to modernize it within the next four years. until then these customers are taking it all in stride. >> of course when things go wrong, they're wrong, it's not going to go smoothly. you kind of have to accept it. there's nothing i can do about it. >> reporter: some locations reported outages lasting more than four hours. in fremont, chris nguyen, abc 7 news. >> dmv customers tweeted to us sharing pictures as well as videos of the outage. one says a dmv staffer was handing out bottles of water. when news happens where you are, share it with us on social media. >> at least it was nice of them to hand out the water. >> that is nice. >> they couldn't fix the computer problem. >> but here's some water. everyone will need some water in the next few days.
>> meteorologist sandhya patel has the forecast. >> definitely one of those days when you'll need extra hydration. a little bit of fog is trying to form near point reyes. tomorrow afternoon we're expecting more sunshine. by saturday we'll have fog coming back into the picture. 83 degrees in san francisco this afternoon. 86 in oakland. it was pretty warm in santa rosa, redwood city, san jose, livermore, all in the low 90s. vacaville, concord, you got up to 94 degrees. so definitely on the hot side. and when you take a look at the humidity values, you will notice that humidity is down to about 12% in concord, 15% in vacaville and livermore. still pretty dry out there. even though the red flag warning has been dropped, it's one of those situations where you definitely need to be alert of your surroundings, even though the red flag warning is gone. here is a look at the air quality for tomorrow, most areas
will be looking at moderate air quality, hazy skies inland, but good air quality for the south central bay. as the warmth has been building, we've been seeing the result of it in the form of this, look at this view from our camera. you can see all that haze, high pressure overhead, sinking air beneath it, trapping the pollutants down near the surface. that's where we're experiencing some hazy conditions. another hazy view but a beautiful one from our east bay hills camera. 72 in san francisco, 76 in oakland, as the sun is getting ready to set. mid- to upper 80s in san jose. 85 degrees, low 90s, i should say, 88 degrees in morgan hill right now. live from our san jose camera, it's clear. co in santa rosa. still rm liilleamer the golden gate bridge. warm to hot again tomorrow. believe cooldown this weekend. and autumn begins saturday at 6:54 p.m.
clear tomorrow morning, temperatures in the 50s and 60s tomorrow afternoon. warm to hot in the south bay, you can get away with shorts and short sleeves. 90 degrees in morgan hill. on the peninsula you're looking at temperatures ranging from 79 in san mateo to 82 in palo alto. download the accuweather app and you can track the temperatures any time you want. 70 in pacifica, downtown san francisco. sunset district, 69, a warm one. in the north bay, temperatures in the mid-80s around napa, petaluma 82 in san rafael. heading into the east bay, sunshine, warm. you'll need the sunscreen. 77 in oakland, 84 in fremont. inland areas, a hot one. 92 in concord, 93 in livermore. tomorrow is the last full day of summer, and it's going to feel like it. upper 60s to the mid-90s. fall begins on saturday, and those temperatures begin to come down. noticeably cooler on sunday with low 60s to mid-80s. warm pattern setting up for the first full week of fall with
temperatures bouncing back, mid-90s by mid-week inland. 70s right along the coastline. so beach weather coming up. you know what happens every year, ama and larry. >> thank you, sandhya. the dow closed at a record high today. next, what's moving the market. what are you guys doing saturday night? cancel it. whatever your plans are. we have saturday night football here on abc 7, stanford ♪ ♪ they're the moderne stone age family. ♪ ♪ from the town of bedrock. ♪ meet george jetson. ♪ ♪ his boy elroy. with instant acceleration, electric cars are more fun to drive and more affordable than ever.
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[ bell ringing ] another record today on wall street. the dow jones industrial average closed at 26,656, beating the mark in january. the s&p 500 also beat its all-time high last month. facebook and microsoft posting big gains. san francisco-based eventbrite went public today. the company raised $230 million in an initial public offering. it offers management including an online platform to purchase tickets. in 1968, san jose state students stood on an olympic metal podium. they raised their fists and
bowed their heads. now 50 years later, proof of the enduring impact of the iconic gesture. a how-to lesson from san leandro police on preventing crime and surviving it. a last check on our poll. are the tolls worth it? in a few years you'll have to pay to drive on or off treasure island, 90%, 91% say no, we'll never see the
>> announcer: live where you live. this is abc 7 news. tonight, the san francisco city attorney says an engineering firm has gamed the city's permit system and endangered the public in the process. three homes are in question. >> abc 7 news reporter melanie woodrow has the story. >> reporter: three properties, 147 marietta drive, 457 roosevelt street, and 6018 fell street, all connected to one engineering firm. >> you had a web of permit fraud and depositioception. >> reporter: the allegation that
the firm received permits for remodeling. according to a lawsuit filed by city attorney dennis herrera. >> the fraud was perpetrated to get a competitive advantage. >> reporter: the spokesperson for the city attorney's office says principal engineer rodrigo santos, a former president of the building commission, used his expertise and understanding to game the system by saving on costs and increasing speed. santos says he's falsely accused. >> we do drawings. we obtain permits. we don't control who gets to implement that work. >> reporter: the contractor for 6018 fell street is also named in the lawsuit. >> you push the job to get it done within the contract period as fast as possible. >> reporter: are you saying you started excavating before you had an excavation permit? >> umm, that is correct. that is correct. >> reporter: that's illegal. >> i know. and sometimes we go through a red light, that's illegal too, so you deal with it, right? >> dig first and ask for
permission later doesn't cut it in san francisco. >> reporter: the city attorney's office also says the excavations put people in adjacent homes in danger. >> if there was any damage caused by an excavation, we will make sure sure that they are made hole. >> reporter: neighbors either weren't around or didn't want to speak on camera. the damages could total millions of dollars. in san francisco, melanie woodrow, abc 7 news. >> thank you, melanie. new at 6:00, governor brown has vetoed a bill that would have required middle and high schools to start classes after 8:30 a.m. brown agreed with the bill's opponents who say class schedules should be left to local control, and that starting cool later could make it difficult for working parents to drop off their kids. supporters say a later start time is better for student health. governor brown signed the plastic straw ban into law this afternoon. what does that mean and when will it affect you? abc 7 news anchor kristen sze
breaks it down for us. >> reporter: if you go to a full service, dine-in restaurant, they can no longer automatically give you a plastic straw. a customer has to ask for it. if a restaurant violates the law, it gets two warnings. after that, it's a $25 per day fine topping off at a maximum of $300 per year. the rule only applies to full service restaurants. it doesn't apply to fast food restaurants or take-out orders. critics argue it won't really help the environment and will only hurt people with disabilities. but supporters call it a small first step. many california cities actually already have stricter plastic straw bans. santa cruz has had one since 2017. and recently san francisco passed a ban that takes effect in 2020. it will become the largest city to block all establishments from giving out plastic straws. and many leading chains are already making the move on their own. starbucks has announced it will eliminate plastic straws by 2020.
it's already tested out strawless lids in a few cities. kristen sze, abc 7 news. two olympians who went to san jose state will receive the university's highest honor next month. tommy smith and john carlos won gold and bronze metals respectively at the 1968 olympics in mexico but became more famous for raising their fists in a black power protest. they were sent back to the united states afterwards. the pair risked everything to bring worldwide attention to the defining issue of their time. they'll receive a tower award at a gala in october. they were already recognized with a statue of their likeness installed on the campus in 2005. it seems to be happening to retail stores one after another, robberies and thefts are on the rise in some communities. but in san leandro, the police department is offering business owners tips on how not to be the next victim. abc 7 news reporter laura
anthony has the story. >> if you are a victim of a crime, forget about staying calm. >> reporter: with a rash of robberies and thefts, business owners in san leandro are working with local police to make sure they know how to keep themselves and their employees safe. >> this is a national program. it's actually an international program that we've adopted to offer to our businesses, to attempt to get them to conduct business in a safer manner. >> reporter: so far, 13 business owners have undergone the free training that comes with the crime-free business program. it includes two hours of classroom instruction and onsite visits by officers who offer safety recommendations. >> keep window coverings to a minimum so there's clear visibility inside and outside of the business, to make sure there's no hiding spots so no one can hide out or anything like that. >> we've had a lot of window coverings and stick that's were blocking a lot of the view in the light. >> reporter: the village bottle shop used to have a lot more signage and stickers on the windows, but not anymore.
>> when i went to the program, i learned a lot of things. how to hand the cash and how much money. >> reporter: the owner of the haven day spa, john su, has also implemented what he's learned from the crime free program. >> everything is under the camera. if not, i don't need to fight with them, just listen to what they want and then dial 911. >> reporter: this owner made safety improvements after he bought the store a few years ago. you can see the cash register is halfway into the store. it used to be at the front door, too easy for a robber to grab the cash and run out. laura anthony, abc 7 news. we now know what attorneys for dr. christine blasey ford asked the senate judicial committee about during a conference call tonight. they were working to see if dr.
blasey ford will testify about her accusations against the supreme court nominee. sources tell abc 7 news they discussed thursday as a possible hearing date, not monday. blasey ford wants kavanaugh to testify first and does not want him in the room when she testifies. her attorneys raised the prospect of a subpoena for mark judge who blasey ford says was in the room at the time of the alleged assault. the committee told abc news it would discuss the requests. it is committed to providing a fair forum to blasey ford as well as is to kavanaugh. next, find out where everyone had to go and why. also ahead -- >> reporter: a home warranty company promises to send a technician in three days. a month later, the customer is still
can take the chickens. >> reporter: she took us on a tour in rural vacaville. the coops are empty now except for a few ground squirrels. >> i've only ever seen this place full of life. so, yeah, it's sad. >> reporter: in the past, thousands of chickens rescued from inhumane conditions on egg farms across the state would be brought here. >> you open the crates, they come flooding out and immediately start dust bathing, spreading their wings and just being chickens. >> reporter: unfortunately, their success at caring for the chickens ran into zoning regulations. they put the rescue ranch up for sale and removed the remaining animals to a larger 600-acre site near grass valley, shown here in video provided by the animal place. but they still want a second facility to carry out their primary mission. >> socialize them, rehabilitate
them, and adopt them out to loving homes. >> reporter: they're looking for a new location closer to the bay area. they've checked out a couple of sites. one is close to petaluma, which would allow them to care for more animals and would allow them to have visitors. >> so we're trying to raise money, you know. we're a nonprofit, and we depend on the public support. so right now we need the support of our community more than ever. >> reporter: they're looking to raise a million and a half dollars to purchase the new property. most of that will come from the sale of the old site. but they'll still need at least $150,000 in donations to make up the difference. >> i know we're going to get it up and running again. >> reporter: in vacaville, eric thomas, abc 7 news. >> i hope they can get that money. great weather today, and
service warranties can give you peace of mind. the question is, are they worth it? >> maybe. an east bay woman says one already cost her a bundle but didn't help. 7 on your side's michael finney is here, and you helped. >> i did help. this viewer has been paying a monthly fee for the past 11 years to cover repairs to her
appliances. however, when she needed a repair, all she got was, wait, wait, and more wait. she was baking calamari when the oven shut down. >> it was half cooked and not edible. >> reporter: an error message came up. >> the oven would not reboot. >> reporter: that anythingfully she has this service warranty from assurant covering oven repairs. she called for a technician. >> they gave us a case number and told us someone would be in touch with us in three days. three days came and went. no one was in touch. >> reporter: yolanda kept calling. >> why hasn't anyone called us yet? >> reporter: and kept getting the same answer. >> don't worry, someone will call you back within three days. oh, no problem, don't worry, somebody will call you back in three days. she said, someone will call me in three days. three days came and went again. >> reporter: yolanda was fed up. she's been paying $44 a month for the warranty for the past 11
years. and now, she says, she can't get a repair? >> it's very inconvenient. >> reporter: she and her husband ate out and ordered in. >> you want to bake a cake for your granddaughter, she can't do i. >> reporter: finally she contacted 7 on your side. we contacted assurant. the company says initially there were no repair providers to assess her oven. "we had to go through a service locating process which can take several days. an administrative oversite caused a delay in our outreach to ms. mclean." two days later a technician arrived. >> our oven was repaired on the very next day. thank you for helping us. >> now, after our inquiries, assurant said it began coaching staff members to improve searches for qualified technicians. it turns out all her oven needed was to cool down before rebooting it. she had a long way for a very short repair. i want to hear from you, the 7
on your side hotline is up weekdays from 10:00 to 2:00. you know my telephone number. you can also reach me on my facebook page or through abc7news.com. >> i was frustrated just link to her saying three days, three days. i can't imagine how she felt. you got it fixed. >> yep. >> thank you, michael. today marks one year since hurricane maria devastated puerto rico. the economic cost was nearly $14 billion. an official estimate says nearly 3,000 people died. residents on the island took time to remember today. flags flew at half-staff and it was considered a day of mourning. there are now some signs of recovery. infrastructure projects are being completed and airbnb says its data show more tourists are beginning to go back to the island. meanwhile, residents in north and south carolina are still facing flooding danger in the face of hurricane florence. river levels are expected to rise, which is common as the run off continues from mountain tops.
the floodwaters will likely remain for a while. that leaves thousands of people unable to go home. today officials said four additional storm deaths have now been reported, bringing the total to 41 lives lost. by the way, our parent company, disney, announced a $500,000 donation to the red cross hurricane florence relief drive today. this comes as our abc sister station in north carolina and other abc-owned stations hosted a phone bank and donation drive which collected more than $538,000, so over $1 million total. if you want to donate, text "florence" to 90999. time for one last check on our weather. >> larry and ama, let's take a look at your day planner. tomorrow morning, the sun will be up. temperatures will rise quickly by noontime, warm to hot in the afternoon. live doppler 7 showing you a little bit of fog trying to play tag with point reyes, not going to make it quite yet. tomorrow afternoon, 76 in san francisco, up to 88 in santa
ray. tomorrow is the last full day of summer. and trust me, it's going to feel like it. as we head into saturday, autumn begins. and those temperatures will come down a few degrees. so 60s to 90s. it's going to be a cooler afternoon on sunday. the fog will roll back in between saturday and sunday, which means temperatures inland in the 80s. unfortunately, if you don't like the hot weather, it's not going to last. the accuweather seven-day forecast, the cooldown will be brief on sunday, and temperatures come right back up again. low to mid-90s for the workweek. temperatures in the 70s tuesday and wednesday at the beaches. >> all right, thank you, sandhya. >> i'm in for dan. anthony flores is handling sports. how many runs are the a's going to score? >> a lot of high numbers on that baseball game. on the golf course, low numbers for tiger. tiger roars to grab a lead at the championship. and today the oakland a's scored more than the oakland raiders
the a's have baseball fans doing a double take. the green and gold scoring 21 runs this afternoon against the angels. it's the most runs the a's have drummed up in 18 years. a's scored five runs in the third. stephen piscotty continues to be red-hot. three run home run. he had 4 rbi if the game. they would add seven more in the
fourth. marcus semien knocking in two runs. it's 12-1 oakland. after a scoreless fifth, oakland answers with six runs in the sixth. semien again with a three-run double. he had five rbi. now, angels catcher francisco arcia pitched the seventh and eighth and you almost feel bad for him, it looks like batting practice right there. nick martini with his first career home run to give the a's 20 runs in the game. chad pinder follows with a solo shot of his own. the a's win 21-3, the most runs they've scored since they had 23 back in 2000. this weekend the 49ers will try to do what the chargers and steelers couldn't, slow down patrick mahone, leading kc to a 2-0 start. he's the first player to throw ten touchdown passes in the first two games of a season in nfl history. he shares a common bond with jimmy garoppolo.
both guys had to sit on the sidelines and learn from watching pro bowl quarterbacks. >> it's tremendous for a quarterback to sit his first year. you get to sit there, if you're lucky, i got to watch tom, patrick got to watch alex, two successful quarterbacks, how they do it. you kind of try to put yourself in that situation, how to learn from it, what you would do if you were in the spot they were in. i mean, there's a ton of things that you can benefit from. and i think if you use it properly, it's good for you. me the raiders are heading t south beach. they'll take on the undefeated miami dolphins. raiders coming off a heartbreaking loss to the broncos in the final seconds. so the focus this week has been -- >> just finishing the games. i think that we've done a really -- really a lot of good things. we've been able to get first downs, move the ball, keep the clock running, scoring points. >> obviously i think we can score more touchdowns rather than field goals. obviously that would help.
and, you know, to be honest, honestly, just us as a team learning to close it out. tiger woods has a chance to win the fedexcup title. it might take will hunting to help figure out the math. but tiger still has a shot, that is if he wins the tour championship. first round in atlanta, georgia. phil mickelson tied for last at 3 over par, looks great from the bunker on 13. this is sand-sational. it goes in for a birdie. rickie fowler shot his lowest career round, 5 under 65. he's your co-leader with mr. woods who bogeyed the opening hole. birdies right here from 26 feet out on number 5 to get back to even and finishes his day with a long eagle putt on 18. a five under 65. he and fowler have a one shot lead heading into round two. >> there's no exemptions in this event. i've learned my way back, coming out of where i came from, and starting the year this year, to work my way to here is i think a
pretty good accomplishment. >> and tiger is still searching for his first win since 2013. 17 months removed from back surgery. he hasn't won yet but he feels like he's back. >> can he put together four rounds in the 60s? it seems like he'll have a good round and then it kind of goes awry and the whole thing comes crashing down. >> that's what everyone's waiting to see. he's been in contention before, but when the pressure comes on, he hasn't been able to close the deal, like we're used to seeing from tiger. maybe this week will be different. >> thank you, anthony. join us show us a fishnet for capturing sight lights. that's at 9:00. >> then on abc 7 news at 11:00, k-pop mania. how some fans are living out
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