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>> reporter: this is a frightening example of why officials are asking people not to use fireworks at all. they are illegal here. let's show you where the fire started this afternoon just after 2:00. we are showing you this community park across the street from where i'm standing. witnesses told us there were several men in the park shooting off fireworks. one witness said he actually saw the sparks fly across the street and then start this grassy field to my left on fire. this was all dry grass. the witnesses told us that within seconds the entire field was on fire, started burning down the fence lines here, and began setting some of the trees and the fences and the things that people have in their back yards on fire. at that point, we talked to some neighbors, a father and a son, who told us they heard first the pops of those fireworks, then screaming. then they came outside to see exactly what was going on. >> well, i ran over to the
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houses over here and knocked on their windows and doors and hopped their fence and couldn't get in the back yard and grabbed the garden hose and started putting out -- the fence was on fire so i put it out and sprayed down the bushes. >> what would you tell people who might want to use fireworks in contra costa county? >> i think they're stupid especially in california to do that. especially in the summer time. you shouldn't do that. >> reporter: we're back live here. you can see we're showing you some of the trees swirling. there are swirling winds at this point, eric and dion. it is not particularly hot but it is the wind that could help get a fire out of control rather quickly. fire officials are asking people to be very cognizant of the fact that the hot weather last week dried out all this brush. there are plenty of fuels and even if it is not hot like it isn't today, only about 70 degrees out here, these winds
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combined with spark or flame could stir things up rather quickly. in antioch, laura anthony, news. >> good words of warning. thank you. the good news is the temperatures are nowhere near last weekend. >> let's get to meteorologist drew tuma with more of our seasonal weather. >> we are back to where we should be this time of the year. there is no extreme heat today and for a lot of us right now you're dealing with the marine layer. live outside we go. our emeryville camera showing a low deck of cloud cover over the central bay. other places like the south bay and inland east bay like laura anthony moments ago you do have sunshine in spots but still relatively cool at 58 in the city. 60 in oakland. 67 in san jose. you move into the inland east bay and we're at 81. let's go into your evening later tonight. the marine layer will thicken so the fog returns for most of us and tomorrow morning it will be a rather cloudy start. tomorrow afternoon, it will be warmer than today. we'll take a look at those numbers for father's day in the
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full accu weather forecast in a few minutes. >> thank you very much. activists gather across the bay area today calling for president trump to be impeached. abc 7 news reporter cornell bernard has our story live from the north bay. cornell? >> yeah. in fact, eric, more than a hundred rallies were held across the country today. bay area gatherings were small in size but pretty vocal. all this while support for impeachment remains divided. as san jose city hall this group joined others across the country calling for the impeachment of donald trump. >> we need to hold him accountable. he is not above the law. >> reporter: in san rafael this group held signs on 4th street with the same message. >> democracy is at stake. >> what do we want? >> impeachment! >> when do we want it? >> now! >> this group of 50 activists rallied near the federal building in oakland. >> those lies materially impaired the investigation of russian interference. >> some took turns reading from
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the mueller report investigating russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. >> we are calling on our congressional leaders to up and be real leaders and sign the document to remove donald trump. >> house speaker nancy pelosi is backing off from impeachment saying the effort is not even close to having support in the house. >> she may not want to pursue it but that is why we elected a congress, to represent us. >> i think the democrats are beating a dead horse. >> jason clark chairman of san francisco's republican party, believes impeachment is a losing venture. >> it's been going on for three years. we found no russia collusion, no real evidence of a crime that the president has committed. so there is really not a lot of grounds for impeachment. >> some activists disagree and say they will keep holding rallies and urging lawmakers to take action on impeachment. in san rafael, cornell bernard, abc 7 news. >> thank you very much. these protests were
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organized online in an effort to push congress to take action. a decent sized crowd showed up for the impeachment protest in new york city. there were a few counterprotesters as well who showed their support for president trump. president trump is set to officially kick off his re-election campaign next week. >> democratic candidates have been stomping in battleground states. abc news reporter rachel scott has more from the white house. >> reporter: president trump on the move at the white house saturday morning and doubling down on his insistence that he is the clear front-runner in the 2020 presidential race tweeting we are doing great in the polls, even better than in 201presiden expressed in an exclusive interview with abc's george stephanopoulos. >> i just had a meeting with a pollster and i'm winning everywhere. >> reporter: but an internal poll from his own campaign earlier this spring paints a different picture. the march data obtained by abc news had the president losing to biden by double digits in
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pennsylvania and wisconsin and in florida where the president will kick off his re-election campaign in a few days biden led by seven points. the campaign telling us since then there has been a big upswing in trump's favor. in the abc news interview the president continued his attacks on biden, who is an early front-runner. >> he wanted to be the tough guy. he is not a tough guy. >> reporter: the crowded field of democratic presidential candidates out on the campaign trail saturday unleashing on mr. trump. >> donald trump. who has vilified immigrants from day one. >> we have a president in the white house who has had an all out assault on women's reproductive freedom. >> reporter: as democrats gear up for the first presidential debate later this month it remains to be seen if and when they'll turn their attention to their party rivals. rachel scott, abc news, the white house. two men from the bay area are under arrest after a police chase and crash in modesto that killed two people. police say they tried to pull
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over the driver of the stolen car early this morning but he took off. police say shots were fired at officers from the suspect's car. the car then jumped a curb and crashed near a taco truck and two bystanders were killed. police say the suspects ran but were quickly arrested. late this afternoon police released their mug shots. you see them here. 22-year-old antonio gazzo of daly city and 24-year-old rodney quiros of san francisco have been booked on charges including homicide and attempted homicide. meantime a united airlines jet skidded to a stop after some of its tires blew out while landing in newark, new jersey. flight 627 from denver ended up along the edge of a runway at newark liberty international airport. today's mishap forced one of united's biggest hubs to close for a short time. newark airport has reopened but delays do continue. united says some of its 166 passengers suffered minor injuries but they refused medical attention.
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phoenix police pull a gun on a family and it is all caught on tape. the video that sparked outrage across the country arce the family gets ready to file a $10 million lawsuit. plus, target stores back to normal tonight after a worldwide system outage had shoppers waiting in line for hours or man, that's a cool looking hot tub. we should check on the baby. he's so sweet. maybe too sweet?
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a family in arizona has
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taken the first steps in suing phoenix police over a confrontation captured on video that has sparke outrage. >> witnesses recorded what happened when police restrained ames outside a store. an officer pushed ames into a patrol car and kicked him. a second officer pointed his gun at ames' car when the man's pregnant wife and their two daughters stepped out. the ames family says the incident started when one of the girls was accused of shoplifting a doll from a dollar store. >> me and my daughters will never be the same anymore or feel the same about the police department. >> i assure you this incident is not representative of the majority of phoenix police officers who serve this city. >> the ames family has filed a $10 million claim against phoenix police. a glitch at target today stalled checkout lines at stores across the globe. shoppers were not happy this day before father's day. abc 7 news was in san jose at westgate central where a two-hour outage prevented
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cashiers from scanning merchandise or processing transactions. self-checkout registers were also affected. >> we stood around and waited. i probably waited 30 minutes before i put my things away. a lot of people were still standing. some had put their things away and just left. >> target is my go to store, but they let me down this yeah. they're back up and running so we're on our way now. >> target temporarily closed some of its stores including one in san francisco. the retailer said the issue was not a data breach or security related. hundreds of people enjoyed a san francisco tradition today. >> the north beach festival. what to expect if you check it out tomorrow.
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in the north bay firefighters and business owners cleaned up the mess caused by a broken water main in sausalito. the water flooded about 20,000 square feet inside at least ten businesses. today's troubles started when a 12-inch main burst beneath a bridgeway near coloma street. you can see traffic had to be diverted around the sinkhole caused by the broken main. circus performers were among the many things to see at the 65th annual north beach festival in san francisco. several streets are closed near columbus avenue and grant street. the festival also happens tomorrow from 10:00 until 6:00. >> as we can see in the video a little gray, a little dreary. more seasonal. >> let's find out more from drew tuma. the fog is keeping temperatures close to where they should be this time of the year. no extreme heat to start out the weekend but a fair amount of cloud cover close to the coast. live doppler 7 along the satellite showing you a lot of clouds. we'll zoom in over san
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francisco, hayward, fremont, and the marine layer will expand overnight and bring us a foggy night. right now the walnut creek camera one of the sunnier spots we have. a gorgeous day away from the coast. to get the sunshine, temperatures not too not in the 70s and 80s in the warmer spots. temperatures right now are cooler than we were this time yesterday by 8 degrees in santa rosa shall the same in livermore. three degrees cooler oakland and san francisco. two degrees cooler right now in san jose. current numbers closer to the coast in the 50s and 60s with that cool fog. hayward 59 degrees. 57 in san francisco. near 80 in brentwood. 67 in san jose. napa pretty comfortable and the north bay with a temperature of 66 degrees. overnight tonight we'll continue to track the cloud cover as it expands. a mainly cloudy night for the region and close to the coast we'll find a little patchy drizzle over the next hours,
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numbers settling in the low to mid 50s. time out this cloud cover. first thing in the morning, early risers, 5:00 in the morning an overcast start kind of june gloom in the forecast for sunday. as we advance to 9:00 we'll start for the cloud cover breakdown through the delta and the south bay. pretty cloudy over much of the north bay in san francisco and as the afternoon, sunshine away from the coast but you notice that fog is hugging the coast tomorrow and that is going to be a pretty wide range in afternoon highs tomorrow. starting in the south bay tomorrow warmer for san jose. 79 in the afternoon. afternoon sunshine. 78 the high in cupertino. same in morgan hill. along the peninsula tomorrow some morning cloud cover gives way to sunnier skies. 73 in palo alto. san matteo 67. the high 59 and foggy in half moon bay. downtown san francisco, start the day with fog. get a little bit of afternoon sunshine. 59 in the city. about 60 in south san francisco. in the north bay, petaluma 73. sonoma, warmer tomorrow than
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today. 69 in vallejo. sausalito cool at 62 degrees. afternoon sunshine. 72 in fremont. 71 union city. inland tomorrow in the upper 70s to mid 80s. 84 antioch. 80 walnut creek and pleasanton up to 79 degrees. as we fast forward into monday even warmer away from the coast. by monday afternoon some of the hottest spots will approach 9 degrees. however, this is not going to be widespread heat. you see the bay shoreline and coast sitting pretty in the 60s and 70s. the seven-day forecast looking great for dad tomorrow on our father's day. heating up inland early next week it is going to peak on wednesday with the typical summer spread. summer officially begins on friday and temperatures are more typical for this time of the year. now sports from abc 7 news. >> it needs to be said every time at this point. was this madison bumgarner's last start in a giants uniform? with a trade deadline six weeks away things may start heating
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up. today bumgarner and the giants taking on the brewers and this is milwaukee's best at its finest. great lid. bumgarner's defense failed him today. perez with a fly ball to right. easy out. easy out. kevin pillar. just misses it. brewers score three in the inning. two unearned. 5-1 at one point but the giants rally thanks to a career day from stevphen vogt just the second time a giants catcher has done that since 1930. scored on a single to tie it at 6-6. beats out the throw. brendan belts goes to make it 8-6. drama in the ninth with two outs. a one-run game. this could be trouble. no it's not. a great catch to end the ball game. giants win, #8-7 their first four-game win streak of the year but mad bum was a little bummed that he struggled on the hill. >> i would like to have picked up pillar and not let those -- i
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don't know if there was one or two after that but got to find a way to leave them on base. >> i've had triples in the past but never two in one game. kind of a weird feeling. when i hit the second one, kind of went through my head, wow. might be the second one right here. just so glad we came back to win. we're playing really good baseball right now. >> klay thompson and kevin durant aren't the only injured warriors who are free agents this summer. there's also kevon looney and demarcus cousins. while cousins could sign for a lot more elsewhere, it sounds like he may want to come back to check out this tweet today sending encouragement to durant and thompson and saying, look forward to getting 100% healthy this summer. i'm at you next season. herhem?l be rdy go b i time will tell. head coach steve kerr says he was impressed how cousins never gave up. >> tough season in terms of coming off the injury and getting injured again in the
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playoffs so it was not easy for him but i think he contributed and learned a lot and i think our guys really enjoyed being around him. i know i did, and he helped us win a lot of games. >> hollywood is getting another shining star. the lakers have agreed to a deal to get anthony davis from new orleans according to a report from spen. in return, the lakers are sending lonzo ball, brandon ingram, josh hart, and three first-round picks including the number four overall selection in next week's draft to the pelicans. remember trades are not official until july. on this father's day weekend san jose's steven anderson and his dad running his annual football camp. anderson played for cal and is now on the patriots. he is a tight end so with gronk retired, who knows? anderson was an undrafted free agent who made the league and promised himself a long time ago to do camps just like this.
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>> i always envisioned growing up that once i am able to accomplish some type of success to come back and just give back. and i think that is only right that i not take what i have and just run with it but be able to tell everyone about how the process is. >> all right. can't show you the u.s. open at pebble beach until the third round is over. right now it is getting intense. gary woodland with incredible par saves. he maintains a two-shot lead over justin rose. brooks koepka within striking distance after a 68. tiger woods with five birdies and five bogeys and phil mickelson triple bogey 18 to take himself out of contention. we will have highlights and post game reaction from round three of pebble beach tonight on the news at 11:00. the lakers haven't made the playoffs in six seasons and they are the betting favorites to win the nba championship next season. how quickly things can change. >> yes, they can. anthony, thank you very much. commemorating the end of
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slavery the june teenth celebrations on both sides of the bay today.
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tonight on abc 7 news at 11:00 a brazen theft caught on camera. an employee at a bakeville store capturing this video as thieves stuffed bags with clothes and took off. plus a mom says an app saved her daughter's life. how it led her to the teen who was trapped alone in a wrecked car. communities across the bay area today celebrated juneteenth to commemorate the announcement of the end of slavery in the u.s. >> abc 7 news was in san francisco for the city's 69th annual juneteenth festival. trolley rides, classic car show, food, dance, and music filled fillmore street between golden gate avenue and geary boulevard
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for this year's event to celebrate african-american culture. in the east bay, communiies coming together for the people at town center. there was library music, dancing, food, free health screenings and more than 70 exhibitors. guests took home a goody bag full of fresh fruit provided by kaiser. >> the weather held out for all of it. >> beautiful. i love the fog. we'll have it tonight too. >> that's it for abc 7 news at 6:00. we'll see you right back here at 11:00. ...6, 7, 8 ♪ ♪ ♪ big dreams start with small steps... ...but dedication can get you there.
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