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station has reopened. it was shut down when a train hit and killed someone who was on the tracks. the station was closed. trains did not stop there for about two hours while crews investigated. bart says to expect delays. >> and good evening to you. thanks for joining us. >> today, a big show of confidence from tesla. >> elon musk told investors expect a fleet of robo taxis our streets. >> we are joined with the latest. >> the company sales numbers are down a bit this year. that raises questions whether tesla is trying to get good news out before first quarter earnings are announced. >> it is financially insane to buy anything other than a tesla. >> elon musk gave investors the hard sell announcing a new
faster chip and full self driving technology. >> we expect to be confident enough to say that we think people do not need to look out of the window sometime probably around second quarter of next year. >> musk says he is planning a tesla network of robo taxis. with the phone app musk says owners will be able to turn their vehicle over to the fleet and with 55 to 60 hours of operation the owner could earn $30,000 a year during what he claimed will be a long vehicle life. >> we are designing the cars for a million mile life as well. >> it is fast and high tech and says certain things about who you are. >> elon musk's timeline is very optimistic and questions whether tesla owners would want strangers getting in and out of their cars each day. >> i would be much more worried
about things like vomit or spilled drinks or refurbishing interior. >> engineer glean steven tells the i--team tesla still has challenges. >> the cars that are existing do have difficulty telling the difference between nonmoving objects in our cars and the background. >> today's showcase didn't stop tesla stock from sliding almost four percent after a fiery explosion overnight. that video has been spreading on social media. not good for the company overnight. >> not at all. another headline making high tech entrepreneur is looking ahead at a trial lizabe holmes s expected to run two months. holmes and her former company president are facing charges of wire fraud in connection to
their palo alto blood testing company. the case is facing more delays. >> reporter: elizabeth holmes and her attorneys arrived to the courthouse hoping to buy more time to mount a defense. standing before u.s. district court judge prosecutors want ad trial date to be set because scheduling a trial set to last two months could be difficult. however they said they need more time to review millions of pages of documents. there are 20 million pages of evident in this case and that number could grow because the judge did extend the period of time in which evidence could be reduced. in this digital era, hopefully most documents are now electronic. defense attorneys said they were having difficulty lining up
billionaire witnesses for depositions. all parties will return to court on july 1 to see if an agreement can be reached for a trial date. it's possible the trial may not happen until next year. they are facing 11 criminal counts of wire fraud and conspiracy to commit wire fraud. at one point she made him wealthy. she and her attorneys weren silent. they will return to court on june 10. in san jose, david louis, abc 7 news. what you are seeing in this video could have turned into a nightmare. vacaville police released the surveillance video which shows a girl trying to hide from a suspicious driver who approached her while she was walking home. police have a discription of the
man. lyanne melendez is in vacaville with the latest. why did it take so long to release this video? respect in gnat video you will see that they are trying to hide her face and that process took some time. they also took time gathering information and also interviewing the little girl. f this vacaville neighborhood is very kid friendly. families here say they have always felt safe. that's why people were surprised to watch this surveillance video of a young girl being followed in broad day light by a green or gray pontiac. >> she is concerned at this point that this adult is trying to contact her and trying to engage in conversation and she acts very appropriately. >> reporter: police say the man described as a black male in his 20s with dread locks had been following her for several blocks. she hid behind this blue truck and waited, but then the man turned around and tried to approach her one more time.
>> and he engaged something about school, questioned to her, but she didn't engage back and she acted very appropriately and it kept her safe in this incident. we don't have a crime at this point, but we are curious to know what his intentions were in trying to engage the juvenile. >> reporter: al jacobson has lived here for the past 18 years. >> quiet. you don't expect those kinds of things. >> reporter: it seems safe? >> yes, it always has been >> lieza men doza says she is reminding kids to stay safe. >> they know not to talk to strangers and to stay close to the house. >> reporter: now, police are also urging anyone with information to give them a call. now, it's very interesting, it is spring break this week, late spring break for students here in vacaville. that means that many students and families are staying home so
police are urging parents to keep an eye. i'm live in vacaville. >> good advice. thank you so much. in the east bay, a man tried to rob two pizza shops over the weekend. in both cases, the employees kicked the man out. now concord police investigators are looking for him. abc 7 news reporter is live with the story tonight. >> reporter: this is the second pizza shop the suspect targeted in one night. >> reporter: two pizza shops and one alleged suspect. >> the employee did not give him the money and the subject ran outside of the business. >> reporter: round table pizza targeted around 9:30 p.m. on saturday. a couple minutes later it happened again down the block.
>> i received a similar call again of a subject trying to steal money from the register and again he used a knife. >> reporter: this time around the alleged suspect found two employees who are ready to confront him. >> a couple of employees were closing up and they come from behi behind. >> reporter: covering his face and pointing the knife the alleged suspect demanded the money. >> he had a broom. if anything he -- our co workers were creeped out. the knife was like really close to her. >> reporter: the alleged thief realized he was surrounded. >> i was like i'm going to call the cops and then when i said that he kind of started walking backwards. >> reporter: police believe the suspect to be in his 20s, wearing a green sweatshirt and dark colored pant pant
>> we are talking with the business owners to take measures. >> reporter: police also confirmed that they have several good leads to see who the suspect might be but yet they haven't made an arrest. >> thank you so much. breaking news, former warriors assistant coach luke walton is being accused of sexual assault according to tmz claiming a woman claims he pinned her down and kissed her in santa monica two years ago. tmz reports walton was meeting with the woman to discuss a book that she was writing. she says he then convinced her to come to his room . walton was named the head coach of the sacramento kings. to a live look outside from our east bay hills tower camera. it will hit 90 degrees in some
parts of the bay area this week. and drew tuma is here with a preview of the warmest week of the year so far. >> we are in store for warm temperatures not only for one day, but for several days in a row. you first felt it this afternoon. temperatures were in the 70s and 80s. we go through the evening going to be very nice in the 60s by about 8:00 this evening and overnight it is a very mild morning. this will create the laurnching pad. by 10:00 in the morning we have our warmest spots in the north bay in the 80s with widespread 70s. tomorrow will be warmer than today. we'll look at how hot we get tomorrow and how long the hot weather sticks around. >> look forward to it. another candidate just joined the crowded field of democratic presidential hopefuls. >> insight from a california political expert is coming up. as we celebrate earth day,
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dollar toll and create a reservation system for cars. soon you won't have to bring cash or a check book to the dmv. the agency expects to accept check cards. a major motivator for the change is to speed up wait times. the task force wants an additional $250 million from the state to help expedite service. >> our budget request will ensure we keep wait under an hour. >> the dmv says traffic is expected to double in field offices statewide mostly because of real i.d. card applications. tonight a new plan of attack to solve an old problem, illegal dumping in oakland.
it's a topic we keep following because abc 7 news is committed to building a better bay area. oakland has been fighting this issue for quite sometime. >> this is a horrible pr mayor talking last may. she promised to hire three litter enforcement officers to combat the city's rampant litter and dumping problems. >> we deserve a service from the city of oakland to have a clean, safe city. >> it was just a few months prior in march of 2018 that city councilman joined a group of east oakland residents to protest the illegal dumping and unsanitary conditions in their neighborhoods. >> once the trash sits there, it gets worse and it attracts more dumping. >> that was kocouncil member saying she wanted the city to save 2 million dollars to hire two crews and equipment to clean illegal dumping hot spots.
oakland officials confirmed they hired four litter enforcement officers in the past year, but they are still in training and not yet out on the street. and the city says calls to the city's oak 311 call line related to illegal dumping are now increasing. more people are aware that is there. laura anthony looks at the latest effort now to clean up oakland. >> reporter: what a difference two hours can make and about a dozen volunteers on this stretch of g street in east oakland. one plagued by chronic illegal o aheed by aeiount ey of and the natio with sheriff's department. >> they will be doing random patrols 24 hours a day, 7 day as week. it will be random, nobody will know. >> you will be prosecuted
because you are dumping contaminated things on our streets need to be prosecuted. >> reporter: the pilot will also include neighborhood surveys to find out more about where all the dumping is coming from. greater enforcement of laws that already exist and video surveillance of certain trouble spots. much of the hands on work will be done by a contingent by a group called men of valor. >> they see it. they know this area well. and they take pride in rendering a service back to the city of oakland. >> reporter: of course, what everyone knows especially the folks who live in oakland, for every illegal dumping trouble spot like this one, there are hundreds more just like it. every few months it seems city and county leaders promise to get tougher with those who dump and more proactive about cleaning it up. it seems the problem keeps getting worse. >> i just want to say to the people that dump, take it to the dump so we won't have to come
out here and clean up behind y'all. >> reporter: in oakland, laura anthony, abc 7 news. >> such an eye sore. >> absolutely. let's take a look at our weather because it is toasty for april. >> feels a lot like summer. drew tuma is here. >> taste of summer the next couple of days. numbers will be 10 to 20 degrees above where we should be and 134 cities will feel their first 90 degree readings of 2019. live doppler 7 tonight. it's a quiet scan, no precipitation, no cloud cover. all about the temperatures. look at your 24-hour temperature change. we are 16 degrees warmer in palo alto. 14 degrees warmer in livermore. so you step outside depending where you are. it feels like summer already. 85 the current temperature in concord. 86 in brentwood.
a bit of a sea breeze has kicked into the city and knocked temperature down to 62 degrees. a live look just soaked in sunshine not only over san francisco but the entire area. the forecast headline calls for heating up even more tomorrow especially inland where we will likely see 90 degree readings. you are not escaping the warmth tomorrow. then by wednesday we'll first feel cooling along our beach and then area wide cooling by the end of the week. overnight tonight it will be a warm spring night on the way. we are dropping into the 50s across the board under plenty of stars. that allows us the chance to see the lyrid meteor shower peaking tonight. about a dozen meteors wick cross our evening sky. the best time to see that is early in the morning before predawn hours. the problem is we have a very bright moon in the sky. try to look away from the moon if you are trying to see
meteors. a lot of sunshine throughout the day. look at noon. we already have cities in the 80s. those numbers already above average. they excelled even more in the afternoon. by 4:00 it is warm to hot. 70s, 80s and 90s in our hottest spots. here we go, the heat is on. san jose a very warm 87 degrees under sunshine in the afternoon. 90 in morgan hill. along the peninsula tomorrow, 85 in redwood city. 86 in mountain view. 72 half moon bay. downtown san francisco near 80 tomorrow. 74 for the sunset district. north b 80s to near 90. 86 in vallejo. the east bay very warm. 82 the high in richmond. this is where we expect to see 90s on the board by tomorrow afternoon. livermore up to a hot 90
degrees. here is the seven day forecast. warm to hot here on tuesday. if you don't like summer still hot inland on wednesday. the fog returns to cool off the coast. then the cooling trend takes hold everywhere thursday and into friday. by the weekend, seeing a lot more like spring. tomorrow it's going to feel hot. >> fry an egg on the sidewalk. >> totally. forget fish out of water, we are talking fish in a bottle. an explanation of this combination of artwork and activism is next. you can watch the nfl draft here on abc 7 airing 5:00 p.m. thursday, 4:00 p.m. friday and 9:00 a.m. on saturday. it's good
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here is a live look at san francisco international airport which wants to achieve carbon neutrality and zero waste. the airport announced it is buying six electric buses, passengers will see them by the end of the year. san francisco ride sharing company lyft is out the environment today. the proceeds will go towards planting trees in paradise which was devastated by last year's wildfire, the camp fire. lyft is working with a group called one tree planted.
that's a nonprofit that works with reforestation all around the world. fish are lining in san francisco in plastic bottles. it's not artwork. it's activism. take a look at what it looks like. the campaign is part of a bottled water company which wants the state to include single use bottles on the list of plastics phased out. path water sells it's water in aluminum bottles. we are in a genuine recycling crisis with morendingd fills. >> what is the solution. fmichael finney has the ideas.
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sunday. >> we know tonight some of the victims are americans. abc news reporter says there was a warning a terrorist group was planning an attack. >> reporter: another explosion causing panic in sclee lanka today. >> it was very loud. it was smoky and people were running all over. >> reporter: they are on edge following the horrific easter sunday terurtaror attacks. dozens of detonators were discovered and a six foot long ied. secretary of state mike pompeo pledged u.s. assistance. >> we mourn the loved ones of the victims, some of whom we can
confirm were u.s. citizens. >> reporter: the first american casualty to be named was standing in line waiting for breakfast when the bomb went off. some are questioning whether officials could have done more. >> as a government, we are responsible for order whether we know the situation or do not know the situation. >> reporter: ten days earlier a warning was issued that a radical islamist group planned to carry out coordinated attacks at churches. a 5.4 magnitude earthquake in mexico caused buildings to sway. the epicenter was in southern mexico. no injuries have been reported. mexico city is built on a former lake bed which means quake kwaeks fkwaek -- earthquakes far away can be felt. a magnitude 6.1 struck just
after 5:00 p.m. local time north of manila. emergency crews are searching for survivors. the latest news reports claim at least eight people have been di killed. every earthquake is a reminder for us to get prepared while we can. you can find information on how to make an earthquake kit and create an emergency plan for your family. go to abc7news.com. massachusetts congressman is the latest democrat to jump into the race for the white house. the 40-year-old iraq war vet talked about his presidential bid today on good morning america. >> i'm running because i'm a patriot, because i believe in this country and because i never wanted to sit on the sidelines when it comes to serving it. that's why i joined the marines, why i ran for congress and why i am running to take on the most divisive president in american history. >> he gained national attention
for helping lead an effort to reject nancy pelosi as speaker as democrats gained control of the house last year. now, he is the 19th candidate to join the race which includes kamala harris and he is bay representative. today on mid day live congresswoman jackie spear joined us in studio to offer perspective on the high number of hopefuls. >> it is important to appreciate many of these candidates aren't running for president. some are running for vice president. some are running for the u.s. senate in their states and trying to build up their name i.d. some are interested in book deals. >> some people want to run for president next time around. >> it's about their future goals, as well. >> mid day live is a full hour now starting at 11:00 a.m. right here after "the view." great conversations going on there. on wednesday former vice president joe biden is expected to make a formal announcement about whether he is running for president. if he runs it will be the third
time biden has tried for the white house. as we celebrate earth day today an environmental crisis is looming. statistics show tons more waste going into land fills. >> each bay area community is figuring out how to reverse this unexpected trend or really is it even possible? >> 7 on your side's michael finney is here with how you can help. >> everything was going so well. i think we thought we know what we are doing. now we don't think that way. california's goal is to convert 75% of waste. the amount of trash going to land fills was dropping every year. now it is inching back again. and the state agency attributes most of the increase to the booming economy. we have more construction debris. to top it off, china stopped buying most of our recycleable materials. now each city is coming up with solutions and many are choosing to crack down on you and me.
not long ago this waste was easily recycled. much was sent to china and forgotten. >> china got fed up with getting stuff that was not really worth recycling. >> reporter: he says garbage companies got stuck with it instead. >> we're not getting paid anymore for the recycling. we are paying to get rid of the recycling. >> reporter: the company put much of the blame on contamination on our recycle bins. plastics that actually are not recycleable or plain old garbage dumped in the wrong place. >> i feel like i'm careful just cans and bottles. >> reporter: residents rur stunned when their garbage company began ticketing them for recycling wrong. a fine of nearly $28 for each
violation. other cities tag carts for contaminati contamination, too, but they issue warnings before fines. in oakland, california waste solutions issued a huge number, 33,000 of these notices last year. violators first receive a letter with a photo of the offending item. they can be fined after three violations. however, of those 33,000 citations, officials said not one person received any fine last year. >> don't put goopy, wet, don't put food. let's keep the blue bin clean. >> reporter: phil boboput out a plea to residents to better sort their trash. he says garbage company green waste leaves dozens of these tags on recycle carts every week. >> and then they get a phone call that says you may have noticed your garbage didn't get picked up or your blue bin didn't get picked up.
>> reporter: if contamination is massive the cart is left behind. the customer can either clean the bin or have it dumped as garbage for a $30 fee. middle valley has a different idea. he wants to have customers stop mixing all recycleables into one cart. >> the food squishes out and mixes with other materials in the recycling can and contaminates everything. >> reporter: he tested a dual stream program when customers separate the material. a few customers in the trial program didn't like it. >> it is more work on the homeowner. >> reporter: now jim's asking the rest of the customers if they are willing to separate their trash. public hearings on the dual stream proposal will begin next month. palo alto officials are requiring the trash collector to trace where the recycled
materials are actually ending up. which of these ideas will work best and are fines the right way to go? let us know what you think. that will help us build a better bay area. i hope to hear from you. my hotline is open monday through friday 10:00 to 2:00. you also can reach me on my facebook page through abc7news.com. let's hear from everybody. >> definitely. abc 7 news is dedicating a week of coverage to recycling. there are a lot of ways that each of you can help build a better bay area. we put together a page called recycling resources. you can find it by searching the word recycling. >> you really can help the environment at any age from anywhere in the bay area. >> so true. an elementary school student in the east bay is proof of that.
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the new building would replace the davidson office building at 255 west julian near the ramps to route 87. the new office building would range in size from 600 to 70 o,000 square feet much bigger than the six story building that stands there now. it's one of the first buildings proposed after the san jose city council proposed new building height a proposal would require large commercial buildings to use 100% renewable electricity. the ordinance would only effect buildings larger than 150 square feet. dignity health already made the switch. >> our hospitals avoid more than 2 million pounds of carbon dioxide. that's the equivalent of about
218 cars driven for a year. >> nearly half of emission comes from buildings. the city has goal to require renewable energy in all buildings by 2050. >> hot days are on the way. when to expect the first 90 degree days of 2019. that's next. your brain changes as you get older. but prevagen helps your brain with an ingredient originally discovered... in jellyfish. in clinical trials, prevagen has been shown to improve short-term memory. prevagen. healthier brain. better life.
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the great pacific garbage patch, and dead whales whose stomachs were filled with plastics. these are some problems unrecycled plastics cause in the ocean. >> some east bay children want to help by getting rid of disposable plastic utensils in their cafeteria. >> reporter: things like whales washed ashore and plastic pollution have long disturbed this fifth grader especially when he looked in the trash cans at lunch time. he thought what if thousands even millions of plastic forks, knives and spoons used in schools could be replaced with old fashioned cutlery. >> a ton of it was plastic utensils. i was like this isn't right. >> so what did you do?
>> i first talked to my principal and my science teacher. >> reporter: he teamed up with the pta president who oversees the lunch program. >> he really just was so passionate and gave such a compelling argument for why we needed to make this change for our school and for our environment that it was hard to say no. >> i had to type so many e-mails. >> reporter: a year later, 11-year-old julian's simple idea turned into reality here at burton valley elementary school in lafayette. >> we looked at calm postables and it was cost prohibitive. we ended up pricing out the metal utensils. we learned in the long run it was actually a cost savings. >> reporter: the school lunch provider agreed to make the switch and the school installed a new sink. if this onetensils a year
from going into a land fill, imagine if this idea spread to other schools. already wagner ranch is on board. >> reporter: what are your hopes for the future? >> i'm hoping we can get district wide but it would be amazing if i can go statewide with this. >> this is just the start. there are so many schools that can make this change. it was much more simple than i even thought. >> i feel really proud of myself for doing this if i may say so myself. >> reporter: making a difference can start in your own backyard or school. in lafayette, abc 7 news. >> what a great effort and a bright kid there. we want to hear your ideas about building a better bay area. share them by joining our group on facebook. >> pretty sharp young man. >> absolutely. we are talking about the sharp increase in the temperatures again tomorrow, numbers well above where they
should be for april. live doppler 7 showing you a quiet scan. tonight it will be a calm night, plenty of stars, clear skies. it will be a warm night for this time of the year. temperatures will be stuck in the 50s. and that will create the launching pad to get us well into the 70s and 80s if not into the low 90s in our hottest spots. look at the numbers on tuesday afternoon. 89 in concord. 87 in san jose. 90 in livermore. san francisco getting close to 80 degrees. it will be a very warm day in the city. 82 in oakland. lucky enough to have the day off. it will be a warm beach day but the ocean temperature is a cold 50 degrees. the uv index is running very high. accuweather seven day. still hot inland and around the bay wednesday. a cooling trend will take us thursday into friday. >> exciting.
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focus at work. nba champions are no different. klay thompson struggled offensively. he connected on only four threes total. in game four on sunday, he hit six threes on a way to the 32-point performance. he revealed what made him snap back. >> when i don't have a game that i think is of my standards, yesterday i went and jumped in the pacific ocean. it was cold but worth it. >> did it wake you up? >> healed the body and mind. i think it worked and it paid off. >> came out, you always worry about playing the 12:30 games because it take as while to wake up in the morning. he was sensational for us. >> pacific beach, i'm coming for you. it's cold, though. >> drew says it is 50 degrees cold. the san jose sharks have never come back from a three-series deficit to force a
game seven. in game five hurdle did something no nhl player had ever done before. >> a pass short-handed, shoots and scores! hits the jackpot! >> yes, he did. that is the first short-handed goal scored after the first overtime in nhl history. the sharks survive another day as they evep the series. game seven tomorrow at the tank with the winner moving on. >> we have to do it all over again. we did it all over again in game five and game six. we have to do it again tomorrow night. >> as quick as he possibly can. win or lose, enjoyed it on the plane ride home. then i think today it is in the past. we have one game left to try to win a series at home. >> on saturday the blue jays'
shortstop made possibly the catch of the year against the as. look at the over the shoulder bare handed snag. on sunday the as may have topped him with the play of the year. over the wall to rob a home run and unleashed his superarm strength. he overthrew everyone but that is okay because look at the throw out. as get the double play. today major league baseball labelled that the play of the week. oakland opens a new series against the texas rangers. the 84th annual national affordable league player selection meeting commonly known as the draft takes place in tennessee. the 49ers are in need of an elite edge rusher and in position to get one either quinen williams or nick boso will be there. if arizona does not select kyler murray at number one, that could create interesting trade options
for san francisco for teams who want to move up to nab the quarterback. >> we haven't spent a ton of time on that position. we have been hearing about what a lot of people think about it. we have them evaluated. we don't focus a lot of our time, we have studied the group. i would imagine there will be interesti interest. we will listen and we are prepared to pull the trigger because i think we have some high grades on a number of players that we really feel could help this -- help our franchise get where we want to get in the immediate future and further on into the future. >> and for the first time you can watch the first roupd of nfl draft right here on abc 7 starting at 5:00. larry beil will host the post draft show. i will be in santa clara with the 49ers.
the 46ers have six selections. the raiders have eight including three in the first round. that's the first team to have that many since the jets in 2000. they need everything. >> thank you so much. >> join us tonight at 9:00 on cable channel 713. for those of you counting on social security for retirement the government set the date when it expects to run short on money. we will have enough to retire? lions, tigers and traffic. it's become a real juggle for those living near the oakland zoo. tonight neighbors are demanding solutions. >> we'll have those stories and a lot more. here is the lineup. before the late newscast coming up tonight at 8:00, two hour "american idol" getting down to the wire on that show followed by the fix at 10:00. stay with us for abc 7 news at
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you know about our current champion, james. now, it is worth noting that when ken jennings had his amazing run of 74 wins in a row, he was averaging $34,000 per victory. james is averaging $71,000 per victory. [ applause ] enough said. rebecca, rob, james, good luck. here we go into the first round. and here are the categories that await you. first off... yes. earth day. followed by... we'll deal with... notice "ized" in quotation marks. you know what that means. and finally, you'll love this. james, off you go. 20-teens, $1,000. the answer there is the... aha. [ applause ]