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le news to build a better bay area. this is abc 7 mornings. it is saturday, june 22nd. good morning and thanks for joining us. i'm chris nguyen. let's start with the forecast. hi, lisa. >> hey, chris. good morning to you. some patchy fog along the peninsula. otherwise we are in store for a warmer weekend. we are starting with a red flag warning until 6:00 tonight. you can see the highlighted counties near clear lake, vallejo and middletown with winds to 20 miles per hour. the relative humidity will drop and the winds could gust up to 35 miles per hour. if there are fires they could spread rapidly. wind gusts 25 miles per hour
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from mount tam. around knoxville creek is where it is gusty. here is a look from mount diablo, walnut creek, where it is 56 in santa rosa. from our exploratorium camera, mid 50s to upper 50s around concord. there's the sea breeze, staying with us today. 80s around the bay, 90s inland. chris. >> thank you. . we start with developing news from san leandro where fiert are at the scene of a major fire that damaged several businesses late last night. it broke out inside a building along east 14th street near georgia way. it quickly spread to businesses next door including a popular san leandro jamaican restaurant called sweet fingers. firefighters say the conditions were extremely chal and it is combustibles in the building, a heavy fire
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load. so the fire rapidly expanded on them and they had to pull back, and now they're in a defensive mode where we're trying to extinguish the fire from the outside. >> there are no injuries reported. people living on georgia street were evacuated because of the intensity of the fire. firefighters have been at the property all night putting out hot spots. the cause remains under investigation. this morning local immigrant communities are living in fear after i.c.e. announced a massive crackdown for this weekend. here is what we know right now. the pre-dawn raise, reportedly known as family op, are expected on sunday, targeting 2,000 undocumented immigrant it taking place in ten major cities including san francisco. >> one of the greatest pull factors for families to come here is they know once they arrive in the united states they remain here untouched. we have to change that message. >> "abc 7 news" reporter has
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local reaction. >> in san francisco's mission district, a sense of fear ahead of i.c.e.'s planned deportation raid on sunday morning. >> everybody is warning everybody. my friends are posting, please be careful, they start sunday. >> reporter: her friend liz is undocumented. she came to the u.s. 25 years ago when she was 4 years old. >> you must be terrified. >> i am. again, we have warned ourselves they have been doing this since the beginning and they want us to be scared. >> reporter: liz sees president trump's deportation tactic as a fear tactic, but for her-year-old daughter it is a real fear. >> i'm afraid they might take my mom. >> reporter: the announcement came just days after president trump's reelection launch and a tweet where he threatened to deport millions of undocumented
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immigrants. in a state friday, san francisco mayor london breed called the president's plan unconscionable and said it is to inflict as much fear and pain as possible. while oakland and san jose are not listed as targeted cities, both mayors weighed in, too. >> i want to assure the members of my community to not panic. >> the president's announcement does absolutely nothing to further the safety of this city or of this country. >> reporter: but not all agree, like the vice-chairman of san francisco's republican party. >> at some time you have to enforce the law. >> reporter: for now immigration advocates across the city are helping communities prepare and learn their rights. >> if a person is in their home they don't have to let them in, they don't have to let i.c.e. in without a valid warrant. >> san francisco, of course, is a sanctuary city. that means the local government has pledged not to help the federal government in any of these roundups. the san francisco police department, they said in a statement today they plan to honor that. they say they will not help i.c.e. in any way during these
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raids. >> reporter: abc >> governor newsom responded in part saying, the president's proposed rates are cruel, misdirected and creating unnecessary anxiety. california chief justice issued this statement. president trump's threat of mass arrests of undocumented immigrants could have a profound effect on access to justice in our state. our three branches of government are co-equal. our local, state and government have equal thought. the governor's office is directing people to the national immigration law center's website for help. the center is encouraging immigrants to printout this card and if stopped by an officer hand it to them. the card outlines their rights including, you have the right to
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remain silent, you have the right to a lawyer, you may refuse to speak to immigration officers. do not open your door unless an i.c.e. agent shows you a warrant signed by a judge. we have more on your rights on our website, abc 7 tara o'sullivan, police pole video cam was released. >> police department. if you're in there, let me know. you're not in trouble, dude. >> sacramento's police chief called it an ambush. they say officers were attempting to retrieve items for a domestic violence victim out of the home. they were then attempting to make contact when the suspect opened fire with a high-powered rifle, striking officer
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o'sullivan. the chief says she was shot multiple times with one of the wounds not survival. the shooting suspect, ad adel sambrano ramos is being held without bail and is to appear in court on monday. earlier yesterday there was an outpouring of emotion and support for officer o'sullivan. a procession brought her body to a funeral home in oak grove. funeral plans have not been anouchbsed but a vigil is planned for tomorrow at sacramento state. an iranian woman living in the east bay has cancelled her upcoming flight to her home country out of fear of what may happen here. president trump called off an airstrike thursday night after iran shot down an american drone. people from iran say the concept of war is real, especially those who lived through the iran/iraq
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war. >> they were worried about me and just what is going to happen if i go there, and god forbid something happens and then i cannot come back. >> the u.s. has called for closed consultation with the u.n. security council on monday to discuss iran. governor newsom is proposing to financially help electric companies dealing with the results of disastrous wildfires. those companies must first agree to concessions like tying executive pay to safety and spending a combined $3 billion on safety measures over the next three years. the companies would be allowed to decide on the type of assistance fund. pg&e would not get a say as it goes through bankruptcy proceedings. legislators still have to approve the plan. protesters placed 85 pairs of shoes, one for each person who died in the 2018 campfire, outside of pg&e headquarters. yesterday the utility company announced its new board and ceo,
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william johnson, at its annual shareholders meeting. investigators blamed pg&e for causing the blame in the town of paradise in butte county. some shareholders were not inspired by the moves. >> really i think that the board doesn't inspire confidence in me as having really willing to make good changes. >> this week pg&e reached a $is billion settlement with 14 cities and counties affected by the fire. johnson said he wants pg&e to emerge from bankruptcy as soon as possible so victims of the fires can be compensated. a civil grand jury report is being reviewed, that called it the most expensive and inefficient transit systems in the country riff. the report found the board has failed to curb spending and ese operators said they may strike after rejecting a final offer
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for a new contract. in the east bay b.a.r.t service should be back on track this morning after a power line fell on to the tracks and damaged a train last night. it happened at the fruitvale station in east oakland where passengers had to use ac transit buses instead to get around the problem. service was stopped for several hours as crews worked to remove the downed line. the problem was resolved right before midnight. a's fans leaving the coliseum were delayed getting home. 5:10 this add morning. lisa argen tracking the weather forecast for us. >> it is warming up this weekend, although it looks to be glorious at the beach. here is a live look from the golden gate bridge. we see a few areas of clouds there. 55 downtown. 57 across the bay in oakland and san jose, and the winds are breezy in the upper elevations. a red flag warning for some areas. pleasant for others, while it will be toasty
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i in the south bay local artists in san jose say a recently-released pop country song about the city is out of tune. we first introduced you to the song "san jose" by 16-year-old new zealand resident grace kellie last week. "abc 7 news" reporter amanda del castillo has the details on the growing debate. >> reporter: san jose, it is a place singer/song writer grace kelly summered for years. she wrote the pop piece and played it for the city. after it was shared with the public her song took off. >> she is going to go far. the critique is that the creative community was not consulted. >> reporter: jessica and a list of local artists of color wrote
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an open letter to team san jose's executive director. they're calling the choice to use kelly's face and voice to promote the city deeply offensive. they wanted to be part of the conversation. >> san jose is way more diverse than what was depicted on the video pretty much. musically, obviously ethnically everything. >> it is vibrant, culturally diverse and where was that, right? when we saw for the few folks that were represented, they served as silent props. >> reporter: others argue the song is exactly san jose, pointing to her stroll through a shop in japan town and views of vendors at the flea market. >> it is awesome. >> reporter: this is the first time paul rodgers reviewed the video. disregarding the individual say >> remember it is through the eyes of a 16-year old. it is good.
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>> reporter: team san jose and a group of artists behind the open letter plan to meet in the future. >> reporter: i'm amanda del castillo, "abc 7 news." 5:14 the time. happening in the east bay, prepare to dial a one when making local calls if you have a 510 area code. a new 341 area code is being added in western alameda and contra costa counties today. you have to dial one first or you will get a message telling you to hang up and dial again. major cellphone companies automatically incorporate the one in dialing so you vunt have to update your contacts. >> 510 will be east bay. it is one more thing that separates the og's from the newcomers. as of today people requesting new phone numbers will be assigned either 510 or the new 341. in the north bay a air at t intersection of lincoln avenue
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and prospect drive in responder road while firefighters shut off the water. the road was reopened about 20 minutes later. thankfully, no one was hurt. nascar fan traffic there's a lot of excitement on the track this "abc 7 news" reporter wayne freedman has a look at the cars and the crews. >> reporter: at sonoma raceway it is summer now, and you know what that means. >> the speed, the sound. >> reporter: with nascar here, pack up the kids and make a weekend of it. >> it keeps them cool and occupied. >> reporter: this is what it is like from the outside looking in any way. >> i love it. >> first time i have ever been in the pits. couldn't think of anywhere else i would rather be right now. >> reporter: how about inside the hot zone in one of the team trailers. >> that's where the backup car lives there. >> r it is his office on the road
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36 weeks a year. they agreed to show us around briefly as long as we didn't ask too many questions. >> reporter: you put a different suspension on the car? >> yes. goino trter: hower epou'r n , not really. >> reporter: if you follow racing you know when nascar comes to sonoma they race on a road course, not an oval. the setup you see for these cars is completely different from anywhere else. >> springs are different, shocks are different, cambers, settings. >> reporter: the people that work with the cars have gear headedness at a genius level, add computers and engineering degrees and plain old instinct. >> with the adjustment of a cam shaft, a manifold design, we can move the power to a lower rpm range. >> reporter: they are secretive about tire pressure, brakes and worry spies. the unwritten rules for us, no pictures underneath the cars, of wheel mounts without tires and especially of engines. >> it is just a little bit proprietary because there are some things we do with routing of wires and stuff that other
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teams would probably like to see that we keep to ourselves. >> reporter: as if we know what we're looking at, but when a tenth of a second may mean a margin of victory, can you blame them? at sonoma raceway, wayne spreedman, "abc 7 news." >> let's turn to weather with the bay area forecast with meteorologist lisa argen. hey, lisa. >> hi, chris. temperatures will be topping around 90 degrees today. the warm-up beginning yesterday in some parts of the bay area, but live doppler 7 showing where the fog is. it is along the san mateo coast, so still looking at comfortable conditions at our beaches. a live look outside from mount tam where you will notice that clear sky has arrived and that sun coming up in about 30 minutes, looking at 55 in san francisco. 57 in oakland. good morning, mount view. san jose is at 57. at the coast it is 54 degrees. from the east bay hills camera,
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this is where we will see numbers in the low to mid 90s in the next several days, so hot headed into the east bay. by the delta, the southwest wind about 10 to 12 miles per hour, so certainly less than we had the past couple of mornings. the higher elevations are looking at breezy wind, just over 20 miles per hour here. our north bay mountains at about 25 miles per hour, and that's where we're looking at the driest weather, the relative humidity dropping and our red flag warning on the outlying areas of the bay area. upper elevations of napa, i should say around eastern napa county and sonoma. right now the flags here are flat. looking at that sea breeze kicking up later on in the afternoon. heating up for the first weekend of summer. cooling begins early next weekend and we're talking about a bigzyndontis bythe middle of . so it won't last too long, and that is like the fog today as it is along the san mateo coast. then we clear and it comes back tomorrow morning. once again we will see a very
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similar sunday afternn, temperatures will be comfortable at our beaches today, warmer to the south. santa cruz, 77. 69, half moon bay. ocean beach, perfect at about 68 degrees. some events around the bay today. over into the east bay, it will be warm for the alameda county fair, upper 70s at noon time and 90 at 3:00, still warm, the sun setting. 81 on the peninsula. san mateo. 84 in palo alto. 87, vallejo, with the red flag warning. tomorrow, maybe even a few degrees warmer in the inland inland valleys. should be nice in san francisco. monday we are slightly cooling, holding on to a few 90s. look what happens by tuesday. much, much cooler and the wind will pick up as well. overnight tonight with some fog it will be comfortable in the
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low to mid 50s. in the accuweather seven-day forecast, upper 90s along the bay. download our accuweather app and we are warm inland on monday but notice the changes around the bay. the breezes kick up midweek and much cooler conditions into the middle of next week. so really something for the heat lovers and those of you who don't like it so hot. >> there we go. lisa, thank you. just ahead, things are getting ugly in the north bay. the faces that only their owners could love.
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informed the parking officer the meter was broken and they couldn't pay. "7 on your side's" michael finney says don't try it. the days of bagging a meter are long gone. >> san francisco smart parking meters may be smart but it doesn't mean they're easy to understand. >> i think they're only giving you four -- four minutes for a quarter or something. >> reporter: look at all of the directions, rules, even different colored meters. >> so this is only one hour, right? >> reporter: jack command is parking near fisherman's wharf. the smart meters take coins, credit or debit cards, pay by phone or a san francisco municipal card. i offered to pay using one of those cards. >> i got this to try it. let's see if it works. >> okay. >> reporter: here we go. you're supposed to put it in and pull it out. nothing, nothing happens at all. let's try it again. >> okay. >> reporter: we try it half a dozen times, even turning it
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upside down. it did not work. so do we have to pay? oh, you betcha. paul rose is an mta spokesperson. >> now you are saying i have to have a card. >> well, yeah, if you want to park in san francisco and you do have a car in san francisco and you want to use these meters, you should be prepared with a plan b, and that plan b would include a parking card, a credit card or pay by phone. >> reporter: actually, a plan b, c and d. >> so is that fair? jack doesn't have a problem with it. >> it is okay, but most people carrying credit card today, you know, this day. so i'm okay with that. >> reporter: the city of san francisco is forcing cashless stores to actually take cash, so i asked, isn't this cashless? how is this any different? i was told it isn't cashless since you can buy a parking card with cash. i'm michael finney, "7 on your
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side". toys r us could be making a comeback in time for the holidays. according to bloomberg, several stores and a website will launch later this year. a former toys r us is now the executive of true kids which took over the brand earlier this year. the original toys r us should down u.s. operations last year after filing for bankruptcy. a boston family's bulldog is feeling better after vets removed 19 pacifiers from his stomach. the family took 3-year-old mortimer to the vet because he wasn't eating. you can see why. an extra revealed the 19 pacifiers in the stomach. vets think the dog had been taking them from the two kids over the past two months. they were removed without surgery. look at this. in the north bay, snouts only a parent could love on display at the world's ugliest dog contest in petaluma. last night 19 contestants posed and walked the red carpet for a chance at the $1,500 and a giant
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trophy. >> from the mean streets of compton. when he walks up to people they get scared and they back up and go, oh, he's scary. he wins them over with his personality. >> scamp the tramp ended up taking home the prize. on top of her winnings, the owner will donate an additional $1,500 to an animal shelter. you can find out more this morning on good morning america. still to come, an "abc 7 news" exclusive. we spoke to the pacifica man accused of homicide in san mateo county and what he is saying. breaking new ground in san francisco. what the owners of
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tracking the conditions where you live. hey, lisa. >> hi, chris. we are starting with a red flag warning, upper elevations of marin, sonoma, napa, looking at gusty winds. we are highlighting the areas that the national weather service indicated have the highest risk of winds gusting to 35 miles per hour around lake county, out towards vacaville and vallejo where winds are gusting from 20 to 25 miles per hour. from mount tam up through knoxville creek. so we are concerned about the winds this morning, and then they will pick up again later tonight. but right now numbers in the mid to upper 50s, cool and comfortable out there. we are looking for a quick warm-up today. look at the oranges coming into play at 10:00, in the 80s. as we get towards the 2:00 hour, lots of 90s for inland east bay and for the northerly winds. the relative humidity will drop and the chance of fires spreading rapidly is indicated here. be careful out there. be vigilant. enjoy the weekend. i will be back with a look at
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your forecast for the week ahead which includes cooler weather. chris. >> lisa, thank you. developing news from hawaii. authorities are investigating a terrible plane crash that killed nine people on oahu's north shore. it went down at dillingham airfield. it was operated by the oahu parachute center on a skydiving strip. officials say six employees and three customers were on board. the plane caught fire after crashing at the airport, killing everyone on board. honolulu's fire chief says fire -- says family members on the ground waiting for the plane's arrival and may have seen it crash. the faa and the ntsb say they will take over the investigation today. only on abc 7. we spoke to the man accused of murdering two people earlier this week along the same road in san mateo county. he says he will prove he's been falsely accused. suspect malik dusuki agreed to a jail house interview with
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news" reporter anser hussen. he has more on what he said. >> reporter: i was given five minutes to talk to the suspect, no cameras, no recording devices. i asked him if he killed them. he answered with an adamant know. he told me, quote, i want to prove my innocence and he believes that he was, quote, wrongfully accused. the 26-year-old pacifica resident says he plans to prove his innocence by getting a lawyer, but then asked me about how to even get a lawyer. he at times appeared dazed and confused and also said, quote, i don't remember anything except waking up in the hospital. his left arm was wrapped up and heavi heavily bandaged. he says an officer explained to him he suffered nerve damage in the crash before his arrest. on thursday he was booked in jail on eight charges including two counts of murder. he said in the interview that an officer told him he worked at a hotel but he says he don't not remember if he did.
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he went on to tell me he was shown a picture of his parents but he didn't recognize the people in the picture. he would pause before answering questions as if struggling to find words. he didn't seem to understand the gravity of what is happening, that he is being charged with two counts of murd earp. at specialty tony's palo alto where packi worked, they are mourning the loss of a good man and father. they said pekipaki was working to turn his life around and the company hired him and he was making a difference. they believed that the stabbing was random. >> i have heard from friends from other different tow companies, they were called as well. they just didn't have a truck available or a driver available. but it could have been anyone. >> you think it was random? >> oh, totally. yes, totally. >> reporter: the employees who work here at specialty tows say they get calls for service in
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skyline boulevard, the rural area in san mateo avenue. so there were no red flags sending pekipaki out there. as f may have known him. "abc 7 news." >> for more of the interview to in the east bay you will see an increased marked patrol cars throughout oakland. it is part of the police crackdown on side shows. we have seen the number of illegal car shows pick up in recent weeks. if caught, drivers can be arrested and have vehicles towed. police say it can be dangerous and end in violence with spectators getting hurt. they will be out in force every weekend throughout the summer. time is 5:34. oakland animal services is asking for the public's help as it deals with an outbreak of dog flu.
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55 dogs have gotten sick, seven testified positive ugng, sneezing, fatigue and fever. once exposed, about 80% of ogete eakg strays or th weeks. >> as a public shelter, i'm not sure we can pull it off so we are looking for other options, but we are encouraging people not to bring in strays or surrenders during this period. >> the shelter says the key to prevention is vaccination. it requires two shots and immunity can take four to six weeks to kick in. "abc 7 news" is committed to building a better area, and two he major issues we're focusing on are the housing crunch and homelessness. yesterday "abc 7 news" was at the pacific summit in san francisco where governor newsom addressed both topics during his
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keynote address. he acknowledged they are significant problems and the state has ignored them too long. he says it is time to get to work and fix them. >> i see it, i get it and i understand the stress and travails each of us feel around the rental issues and the housing issues and our deep anxiety about what has happened to our state related to the issue of homelessness. >> the governor's most recent budget includes $1 billion to address homelessness. lawmakers still need to figure out how the money will be spent. some of the most important events in lgbtq history have taken place outside twin peaks tavern, but none were more important than what the bar owners did nearly 50 years ago with its large windows. ♪ >> a lot of people that came in here were taking a risk, but yet it was time to stop hiding. >> before this bar opened all of the gay bars in san francisco were on dark alleys or the
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windows were painted black. when this bar opened, it is, we are here and we don't mind being seen. >> yes. ♪ >> this is my favorite bar ever. i'm a regular here and i love it. >> coming out of the closet to the gay community was something that individuals would do, but it was the first time that the bar itself was out, which meant that the people that went to the bar were also outing themselves because anybody could walk by, look through the windows and see who was in there. >> it really was a pioneering move of the two women, peggy forester and mariel enkunha who opened the bar in 1972, to take the paint off the windows, to expose the customers. >> it was the first time we know a gay bar purposefully opened their windows to be seen, at a time when just being known to be
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gay meant that you could lose your job. it was a risk for the bar itself, so they had a no-touch policy and kept everyone on their better behaviors. >> there are other bars in the neighborhood that cruising was more prevalent, whereas here it was a social place. >> just people were more behaved, more community-oriented. >> the bar hasn't changed that much. we are like at the epicenter of the gay community. >> a lot has happened out here right out through the windows. ♪ in 1989 when i started working here at the twin peaks, the aids crisis was in full swing. sadly, very bartender that i worked with passed away from aids. >> people would come here for
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information to share. also a lot of memorial services were held here. >> when they approved gay marriage, then everybody would gather in the castro area. >> there was literally dancing in the streets. >> it is definitely a window of the world. >> we identify as a gay bar, but as time has gone on and we have evolved into an everybody is welcome bar. >> it is the first bar that i stumbled into that the bartender remembered my name. the sense of community here is contagious. >> for many of us, this is really our living room. i don't entertain people at home. i come here to meet friends. >> this place is timeless. it doesn't change, and that's the beauty of it. >> a lot of people feel proud to come and see the bar and to be in the bar and be a part of history still in the making. a documentary called "through the windows" tells the story of twin peaks tavern. it will premiere at frame line
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43, san francisco international lgbtq film festival on monday at 1:30 at the castro theater. still ahead on abc 7 mornings, it has been a long road but after 11 years and $10 million one peninsula city finally has a new firehouse. first as we head to break, a live look outside this morning from our emery
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>> happening today, job seekers are hoping to turn the soon to open chase center into a great place to work. the first of two job fairs will happen today to fill 2,500
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positions at the new home of the golden state warriors. positions include ushers, custodial jobs, ticket takers, security and concierges. preregistration is required, but the deadline to do that has passed. another job fair will take place on monday so check out the website. 5:43 the time. we are off to a beautiful start throughout the bay area, aren't we? >> we are. a warm-up on the way but hopefully not too hot for you. we are looking at no breeze out there at 55 degrees, san francisco. but the upper elevations where we have a red flag warning in the north bay hills it is a little breezy, 20 to 25 miles per hour. we will talk about that and how long the warmth sticks around coming up. >> thanks, lisa. also ahead another new giant's outfielder becomes a fan favorite. he hits a grand slam
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in sports, the giants and the a's are back in action today. oakland faces the tampa bay rays at ring central coliseum. first phish at 1:07 p.m. tonight the giants will look for their second straight win over the diamondbacks. first pitch at 7:10 at chase fields. the a's have been playing well as of late, but they will be without a key player forrest of the season. abc 7 sports director larry beil has the details in this morning's sports. >> good morning, everybody. the a's just lost their ace, frankie montas, suspended for 80 games. ineligible for the playoffs, tested positive for a banned substance he claims he ingested unknowingly. a's and oakland on bark at the park night. the puppy is dressed up as a giraffe. a's trail 2-0 in the third until matt olson. connects for his 12th homer of the season, solo shot. a's down 2-1.
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should be a double play. the throw from siemian, oh, no. bottom of the fourth, here it comes. there it goes. but it is another solo homer. ramone loreano, his 12th, a's down 3-2. to the sixth. a lot of home runs in the highlights. willie adamas, crushed out to the steps and that turned out to be huge because the a's would fall to the rays by a count of 5-3. giants/diamondbacks in the desert. ice cream is good. second inning. kevin pillar. good acquisition. two-run homer, his ninth of the year. 2-0, giants. now, alex dickerson, just called up from aaa. welcome to t squad! at's a gran. 458 feet, longest homer by a giant, dickerson's rbi, best in. two runs in, finished with four
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rbis and double digits for the . 458 feet, it was a long one. check this out. white sox/rangers, texas outfielder, nomar mezara, aloha. that's 505 feet. ties the record for longest homer in the stat cast era, which is five years. white sox win it 5-4. the warriors will pay millions in luxury tax next year so getting young, cheap, good talent is key. they drafted jordan pool, guard out of michigan. he can shoot. eric paschall may turn out to be draymond junior, out of villanova. an 18-year old from serbia, a 6'10" kid, big protect. the gm is looking for young kids to help draymond. >> if one of them gives good minutes, great.
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who knows who the guy will be, but we like these three well enough. if they can help us next year, that would be great. if they can't, hopefully they will help us the year after. >> i like paschall. that's a wrap on morning sports. have great weekend, everybody. i'm larry beil. >> going to check now with the bay area forecast with meteorologist lisa argen. hi, lisa. >> hey, chris. good morning. the fog has not left us close to the shoreline but you can see from the east bay hills camera it is nice and sunny out there and the temperatures will heat up quickly. in fact they will begin the warm-up in the morning hours. as we look live, you will notice a bit of haze there, that is indicative of what is to come as the atmosphere warms up. we will look for some breezy winds in the upper elevation goes. as we do that, things are really going to change in the higher elevations, but along the coast it will be quite comfortable. hot inland this weekend, looking at a red flag warning for portions of lake sonoma and napa counties, and that cooler pattern is underway next week.
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15 to 20 degrees cooler than what we will experience this weekend. here is santa cruz with 57 degrees. you can see the clouds and the marine layer certainly intact here, all the way up the san mateo coast. with the sea breeze coming into play, temperatures will be comfortable. it is not even going to be cool. it will be mild at the shoreline, and we will be looking at numbers in the upper 60s to upper 70s in santa cruz. so the upper 60s closer to home. here is mount tam, the sun already up, and the sun setting at 8:34. 55 in san francisco. 57 at oakland, mountain view at 60, san jose is at 57. another view of the east bay with numbers in upper 40s from petaluma. cooler in the valley. 53 in napa and 58 in concord. the wind gusts, we will check them. this morning, the breeziest from 23 to 25 miles per hour, you can see the direction straight out of the north, and that indicates the dryer wind. 32-miles-per-hour wind gusts
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from mount diablo. the relative humidity certainly drying out the atmosphere there, and it is aiding in the quick warm-up. here is the fog throughout the afternoon, it disappears. we have sunny beaches. it comes back tonight, just patchy. once again, by the afternoon just setting up along the coast, allowing for the coastal sea breeze, which will feel pretty good. if you are headed to the north for the sonoma raceway, this weekend it is warm. we are warmer, 10 to 15 degrees hotter than we were yesterday, in the low 90s. tomorrow, perhaps upper 80s. it still will be warm out there. the south bay, above average. 88 today. the average high is near 80 in san jose. 87, santa clara. cupertino, mid 80s. san francisco, 73. that's about seven degrees warmer than average. how about 90 today for you. up in sonoma, 93 in cloverdale on the east bay. what a warm afternoon in san leandro and fremont. you head inland and check out
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these darker shades of red here. that indicates the very hot weather, with 96 in brentwood. looking at the warm air in livermore, 93. san ramon, 90. upper 60s on the coast, should feel pretty good there with mid 80s around the bay, mid 90s inland. download the accuweather app, keeping track of the heat tomorrow with more of it inland and looking at the heat easing on monday. the breezes will pick up and send the cooler marine air into the inland valleys, just near 80 by wednesday and thursday. it is a dramatic cooldown compared to what it will feel like this afternoon. >> i can't wait for the warm-up. it has been a nice week. >> yes, it has. >> lease a, thank you. happening today on the peninsula, firefighters in menlo park are going to unveil their newest fire station to the public. it took years to complete, but many say it is worth the wait. >> outside fire station 6 in menlo park neighbors can't wait for the grand opening this weekend. >> we have been watching as they, you know, leveled the ground, they built it from
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startup, and we have been eagerly awaiting the finished product. >> reporter: from conception to completion, this $10.4 million project took 11 years to navigate due to recession and zoning issues. a state of the art facility well positioned for future growth. >> the congestion, density, that will equate to more call volume. to match that we have to have a facility big enough to support more units and people >> repte a newuseum in the back paying tribute to the ot district. firefighter aaron planford gave us a peek. >> all of the excitement of the training, the physical, never know whatting card you are going to go on, so allrinalire station 1 as well as a horse-drawn hose wagon were also moved on site.
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>> it is a very historic-looking facility which is almost like a facade in many ways for one of the most modern facilities you are going to find. it even has, you know, technology that tells us there's a quake coming, and for these guys to protect themselves. >> reporter: the community soon coming together to celebrate these firefighters. >> they shouldn't just be part when you need them in an emergency, but kind of it makes it better when you can interact with it in nonemergency situations. >> fire station 6 is located on oak grove avenue in menlo park. the grand opening celebration will be held today from 10:00 to 2:00. next, get ready for a good laugh. comedians are taking over the
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news to build a better bay area. this is abc 7 mornings. >> it is saturday, june 22nd. good morning and thanks for joining us. i'm chris nguyen. let's start with the accuweather forecast. here is meteorologist lisa ar engine with a live look at doppler 7. >> good morning. check it out. low clouds and patchy this morning. the cloud deck will erode and we will look at temperatures climbing for the first weekend of summer. the national weather service issued a red flag warning for the highlight it areas until 6:00. upper elevations of napa, sonoma and lake county looking at gusty winds, 20 to 30 miles per hour winds right now. you can see them with the yellow there and they are offshore. that dries out the atmosphere. the relative humidity drops and you can see the sea breeze there in san francisco.


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