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news to build a better bay area, this is "abc7 mornings." good morning, everyone. happy saturday. it is september 7th. i'm jobina fortson in for kumasi aaron this morning. let's start with a quick look at our weather. meteorologist lisa argen is here in the studio. good morning to you. >> good morning. we have fog out there. two miles visibility in the north bay. we have a cold front moving to the north and we will look at breezy winds as a result of that. it is 61 right now in hayward. 55, santa rosa. throughout the day the winds will pick up. right now they're gusty in concord at 21 miles per hour. 24 miles per hour sfo. look on top of mount diablo,
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nearly 30 miles per hours. throughout the day we will lose the clouds as sun and clouds mix throughout the afternoon. temperatures in the upper 70s by later on in the day inland, low 70s around the bay. we will talk about the rest of your weekend and the warming trend coming up in the week ahead. jobina. >> thank you, lisa. happening today, sfo's busiest runway will shut down for nearly three weeks. this is a live look at the airport right now. the shutdown is part of a $16 million maintenance project. "abc 7 news" reporter liz kreutz has the details. >> reporter: friday night at sfo flights were on the time but starting saturday it likely won't be the case. >> one of our runways, runway 28 left will be closed due to necessary construction. we can expect delays averaging 20 to 30 minutes. >> reporter: here is what you need to know. for the next 20 days sfo's busiest runway will be out of commission for maintenance. during that time all flights coming in and out of san
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francisco will have to use one runway, meaning be ready for delays. people will say it is an inconvenience but why is it bore? >> i would think of it like this. like roadways have maintenance, like a regular road, a runway is similar to that. >> reporter: to help ease the traffic, sfo worked with the airlines to reduce number of flights 13%. many airlines like united are sending passengers like this warning about delays and offering to change flights for free. we talked to a guy leaving from sfo for palm springs. >> reporter: d you think it is good to have this maintenance? >> better than crashes. >> reporter: or the inconvenience. but he doesn't have to deal with it. you missed it by one day. how are you feeling about that? >> happy, delighted. >> reporter: to avoid delays we are told you should try to book early flights before 9:00 a.m. if you can, try to avoid wednesday to fridays, those are the busiest days and likely most delays. talk to your airline, many are
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willing to change your flight for free. reporting at sfo, liz kreutz, "abc 7 news." how would you feel about taking a ferry to catch a flight? it is a new option with the san francisco bay ferry. travelers ride to the south san francisco dock, then pick up a free shuttle bus to the airport. there are three ferry trips in the morning and three in the afternoon. weekdays only, with service to both alameda and oakland. from oakland it would take an hour to get to the airport. a one-way trip costs just over $8 with a clipper card. by comparison, taking bart from west oakland to sfo takes 40 minutes and costs closer to $10. people have so many different feelings about the outcome of the ghost ship trial. a juror spoke with "abc 7 news" to share his story about what he called one of the most fascinating and frustrating experiences of his life. "abc 7 news" anchor dan ashley has more. >> reporter: miller billings was one of the alternate jurors. he never expected to deliberate, but when the judge threw out
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three jurors he was called back to court. >> the case was very, very complex. i was very frustrated because i felt there were a couple of people on the jury that immediately had already made up their mind. >> reporter: billings says after hours of deliberation it seemed likely the jury could be >> two days before the end when the woman who said she wasn't going to allow us to let him go, we talked to her. she was very nice and reasonable. finally at the last minute she said, okay, i will join the other 11. so max harris got off. >> reporter: as for the other, the jurors had two arguments, one legal and one moral, implicating the warehouse's landlord, evening. >> reporter: ten of us felt he was guilty based on the fact that he violated the lease. they argued that because the engs collected the rent and the
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engs collected the utility bills and they knew it was illegal, but by going along with it these people that then gave elmena takes i.t. agreement what he was doing was okay. >> reporter: dan ashley, "abc 7 news." billings said after the verdict was announced prosecutors asked the jurors about the strength of their case, they said because he faced a ten to guilty verdict it will be interesting to see if he taken back to trial. new details about a deadly hit-and-run in the south bay. police say 26-year-old jesse aguilar was driving an suv when he hit and killed pentare, who was walking in the crosswalk at the intersection of story road and south jackson avenue when he was hit. aguilar faces several charges including a probation violation. now to developing news. a lightning sparked fire, burning in tahema county which
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has grown to 7,300 acres and is only 7% contained. the red bank fire is the larngest larngest in the state. cal fire says mandatory evacuations are in place and structures are threatened. neighbors in a south bay community. they are saying a navigation app that is divertingffic on to their street could block escape routes in their area. one group is taking steps to make sure it doesn't happen. "abc 7 news" reporter amanda del castillo has the story. >> reporter: neighbors saying these seemingly straight streets turn to grid lock. jeffrey shared this video showing traffic. he blames google's waze app causing congestion. >> their one and only escape route is this road and it
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doesn't take much to bring it to a halt. >> reporter: this woman says fast-moving fire and slow-moving traffic could have devastating and deadly consequences. >> we get stuck in our house because the cars cut through on the street over there and over there. >> reporter: captain bill murphy with santa clara fire says the department is aware of traffic issues along the corridor but admits there's little county fire can do with mitigating traffic flow. >> to date it hasn't affect our response into the community but i can understand the concern. >> reporter: real concern when it comes to response and rescue in a region with elevated fire risk. he says county fire is working with the town to assess options. he wants google to put his neighborhood on a no fly zone for future reroutes. >> if all of this waze traffic was happening at the same time as a wildfire, basically google is signing their death sentence. >> reporter: google and waze have not responded to our
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request for comment. "abc 7 news." night one is in the books for the bay area's newest sports and music venue. ♪ >> oh, yeah, check it out. thousands of metallica fans packed chase center for the inaugural event. "abc 7 news" reporter luz pena spoke with concert goers and has their reaction to the state state-of-the-art facility. >> reporter: this is what the grand opening of the chase center sounds like, a fusion of metallica along with our very own san francisco symphony. the first time this happened was 20 years ago. >> it is finally happening and we're the first ones in the door. how cool is that? >> reporter: what do you want to tell curry and the warriors tonight? >> well, you know, right now i will tell them one thing. i just took a shower back there which is probaby more information than they need, but the hot water wasn't working
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yet. >> reporter: he always dished on exclusive ns. their film is coming out soon along with -- >> we are recording it. it will end up in movie theaters on october 9th, and there most likely will be an album. don't tell, shh. >> reporter: what are you going to name the album? >> we haven't gotten that far yet, but you will be first to know. >> reporter: outside the arena we met fans who got through traffic to get here. >> there was plenty of traffic throw. >> reporter: lyft and uber have designated areas. >> adjacent to the center is the designated area for drop-offs and pickups. >> reporter: i a among the crowd we met jason with his dad. >> i thefr thoughtnever thought able to take my dad to a metallica concert. >> i ready to rock. >> reporter: if you show a ticket from an event happening here at chase center,center, tickets are free. liz pina, "abc 7 news."
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>> i want to know how he was rocking out to the concert. >> yes. we are looking at a beautiful day today. it will feel brisk out there. a live look outside from the exploratorium camera. 58 degrees here. 63, oakland. temperature is coming down. wind is going up. i will have a look at your full accuweather seven-day forecast next. an italian police officer died from 11 stab wounds in 30 seconds. that stunning finding from an investigative report involving two bay area teens being held in a roman prison. o♪ ozempic®! ♪ oh! oh! (announcer) people with type 2 diabetes are excited about the potential of once-weekly ozempic®. in a study with ozempic®, a majority of adults lowered their blood sugar and reached an a1c of less than 7 and maintained it. oh! under 7?
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being held in a rome prison. i-team reporter dan noyes has the latest developments in the case. >> reporter: family members visited both teens in the prison in central rome. i am told leila finn traveled to visit him for the first time since he was charged with stabbing to death. he is being held as a possible accessory to murder. italian prosecutors say the teens were looking to buy cocaine in the early morning of july 26th, and when undercover officers interviewed they took what police called a pusher's backpack to the meridian hotel where they were staying. when the so-called pusher called his phone in the backpack, the boys answered and demanded 100 euro and a gram of cocaine for its return. you could hear the backpack owner calling for help to retrieve his property. undercover officers responded and confronted the teens who
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said after they didn't know the men were police officers. prosecutors say finn elder admitted stabbing the police officer with a marine-style knife and gabe natalia fought him off and ran away. >> at the news conference, the commander said he couldn't fire his weapon at the suspect running away because it would violate policy and he was busy helping his wounded colleague. now, it is reported he changed his account in the deposition, admitting both of them did not have service weapons, handcuffs or police identification and they were wearing bermuda shorts and tee shirts at the time. finn elder's attorney in rome tells abc news that the admissions bolster the teens' statement they didn't know the officers were police and they call into question tain witness. >> the public has an incomplete account of the true versions of events. it is said however the truth will set you free. >> reporter: new images from
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surveillance videolish pub by the italian newspaper show elder and natalia the hour before meeting the officers, looking down the street and crouching behind a car near their hotel. >> those pictures are part of the investigative report handed to defense teams this week. leila elder sent me a statement saying after seeing her son depressed, and it has been difficult to hear the facts so unfairly misrepresented. for the i-team, dan noyes, "abc 7 news." now taking a live look at -- at least there's one driver over there. there's another one making their way across the golden gate bridge. traffic is one of the issues we're focused to build a better bay area. the electronic toll at the golden gate will soon spread to all bridges if the bay area. we first told you about this earlier this week and you have a lot of questions for us and now we're getting the answers. here is "abc 7 news" reporter
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leigh an melendez. >> reporter: over the next five years all tolls will be transitioned to electronic tolls. this device is attached to my personal credit card, so i know it is the year 2019, but let's face it, not everyone has a credit card. the golden gate bridge transitioned to all electronic tolling in 2013. we wanted to find out how it is working there. >> if you do not have a fast track and you cross the bridge, you will receive an invoice by mail to the registered address for the vehicle. one of our viewers, kendra thompson, asked on our "abc 7 news" facebook page, what about people who rent cars visiting from out of state? i personally went to a car rental company to find out what their policy was. okay. so i found out that the big rental companies do have a tolling program, but it comes with a fee. so in this case if you just drive through, you would pay a
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$3.95 surcharge toll. as the district told us, there are cheaper options. >> you can do it online. you can pay by phone. >> reporter: another viewer, andrea takamoto asked, what about the people who work in the toll booths? are they going to be out of work? the short answer is they will have other jobs like toll takers at the golden gate bridge. the bay area toll authority estimates with the new system they will speed up time at all of their seven bridges by three to seven minutes. the golden gate bridge saw immediate results. before cashless tolling, 500 vehicles per lane per hour moved through the plaza. after cashless tolling, that number went up to 1,500 per lane every hour. isn't that what we all want, a seamless commute? in san francisco, leigh an melendez, "abc 7 news". we want to hear your ideas about building a better bay
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area. share them by joining our better bay area group on facebook. happening today, celebrate the opening of chase center with a free watch party of the u.s. open women's final. the new arena is hosting a free block party today from noon until 4:00 this afternoon. you can watch serena williams try to win her 24th grand slam title. the match starts at 1:00 today. the first 250 guests who arrive at the block party will get a free chase hat, and if you bring your own chase card you will get a free drink ticket and a seat cushion. pretty fancy there. meteorologist lisa argen is tracking our accuweather forecast with this weekend ahead. hopefully it will be nice for everybody out there. lisa. >> good morning to you, jobina. you know what, we are going to cool down. it will feel a little bit like fall out there, the winds picking up out of the northwest. starting with live doppler 7, everyone foggy except around concord. you can see not quite into our east bay valleys, but we have a
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dry cold front moving through the northern part of the state. when we get behind that, that is going to allow for the gusty winds. right now temperatures are cool up north, in the low to mid 50s. 53 in cloverdale. good morning, santa rosa, 55 for you. it is in the 60s in the east bay. 62, concord. oakland at 63. 61 in san jose. so looking at the visibility reduced one to three miles from santa rosa to petaluma. elsewhere looking pretty good, but high and mid level clouds will be with us throughout the day as we go through the afternoon. at 3:00 we certainly clear out. you can see the sunshine in the north bay, but holding on to some clouds around the bay, and certainly looking at the northwesterly winds coming into play. by tomorrow, bright sunshine and a calmer afternoon ahead. so looking at some of our highlights this morning, the cloudy skies, maybe patchy drizzle. it will be cool for summer standards with the gusty winds and another warm day. i should say a warmer day tomorrow, on sunday. here is a look at what you can expect throughout the afternoon. 7:00 we're pretty calm.
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anywhere from the light winds to some gusty winds in upper elevations. by 3:00 we are looking at winds over 20 miles per hour, certainly along the coast. and then to the east it is going to get breezy and, in fact, windy in some of the very windy areas along the shoreline. 32-mile-per-hour wind gusts around point reyes. the north bay, up to 25. the good news is they're not offshore winds, they're onshore winds, so relative humidity should be fair for this afternoon. but you know it is the driest time of the year, so always watching it when it gets so breezy. as we go into monday temperatures will climb into the mid 80s. coming up, three to four degrees. looking like we will stay that way on tuesday, but by wednesday high pressure builds in and that's going to allow for a return to summer warmth. in fact, we will see numbers in the low 90s inland and across the bay, even some upper 70s to low 70s in the city. so if you like it cooler, the next couple of days are a few.
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warmer weather by middle of next week. 73 today in oakland. look for mid 60s, kind of windy, in fact pretty windy along the coast. 80 in concord. 79, livermore. certainly cool for this time of year. here is a look at hurricane dorian, continuing to churn up the eastern seaboard with winds of 85 miles per hour. it is a category 1 and spreading lots of rain along new england into nova scotia, winds up to 50 miles per hour and finally becoming a strong post-tropical low allowing for a weakening. 60s on the coast, 70s around the bay with low 80s the accuweather apple allow y w you to track the temperature. it is still comfortable at the coast. >> this is what i was telling people last night. we were in hayes valley and they were saying, it is so cold, we missed it, there will be no summer. it is clearly coming. >> you got that. >> thank you, lisa.
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just ahead here, american idol held auditions in san jose. the singers hoping for a big break.
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monday begins the raiders last season in oakland before the team moves the vegas. the move is rupturing a tight group of super fans, those are the ones that wear the costumes and paint faces for games at the coliseum. we talked to some of the better-known characters of raiders nation to see what the move means for them. >> you've got vegas and then you've got an open. the fans are the kids of a big
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divorce. >> the best part of game day isi the preparation. >> there's a factor for the other team to look at black holes and shoulder pads. nothing like the raider nation. i'm getting ready for the last year before i move to vague an. >> wherever they play, i'm going to be there. >> my love for the raiders started out when i was 5 years old. i took my phantom to the next level. i didn't want the team to leave. dr. death, the fan, lives and dies here at oakland. >> the black hole, the raider nation, you got people from all walks of life. when we're together it is like a family reunion every sunday. >> that's really awesome. the story continues on check out our website and ask for an extended story on the super fans to see how they
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transform into characters and why some instead of putting an end to their raiders pham dom. you can catch monday night's raiders game here on abc 7 as the raiders face the denver broncos. coverage begins at 7:00 p.m. immediately following "abc 7 news" at 6:00. talented musicians from all over the bay area auditioned at the san jose convention center yesterday with hopes of being the next american idol ♪ ain't not not dog ♪ ♪ crying all the time >> nicos ramos from san francisco killing it. i saw him in line yesterday and he was doing the same thing in line the entire time so he was really ready. the preschool teacher is one of the lucky few moving on to the next level of auditions. hundreds lined up yesterday in order to prove themselves worthy of a main stage in los angeles.
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some were battling nerves before letting it hang out before the judges. >> before you get up you feel nervous, but as soon as you start you kind of let loose and it feels great. >> if you missed the live tryout yesterday you can still have a chance to submit a video audition online. you can find more information about that at how about this. mountain lion sightings in san francisco parks. first sighting was on august 21st at lake merced. then this past tuesday a big cat was seen at the west end of golden gate park. signs have been posd at both locations alerting people to the sightings. if you see a mountain lion, do not approach it. it is also recommended you keep your pets on a leash. mountain lions tend to be most active at dawn and dusk. still to come here on "abc7 mornings," they made sure their children got into college and the final sentencing ing it.- recommention for the local moms and dads who pleaded guilty in the college admission
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scandal. and a grandma hitting the road with her grandson. the big goal she is trying to hit before she turns the big 9-0.
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news to build a better bay area. this is "abc7 mornings." happy saturday, everyone. we are starting this half hour with a look at weather. here is meteorologist lisa argen with your accuweather forecast. hey, lisa. >> hey, jobina. good morning to you. temperatures this morning, well, we're ranging from the low 50s in the north bay to the low 60s in inland east bay but fog is everywhere. so far winds are calm, but that's going to change. see a few areas of breezy winds from the coast and also around concord, and they will continue to ramp up today. upper elevations up to 30 miles per hour on mount diablo, but look at the cloud cover. we start out with it at 10:00. well, we continue with it. we will see some breaks in the clouds. in fact, we'll have partly to mostly sunny but it is the winds that will make it feel brisk out
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there. 70s around the bay. by 7:00 we are back into the 60s with clear skies tonight. jobina. >> thank you, lisa. federal prosecutors are recommending some period of incarceration for the parents in the college admission scandal. they released their final sentencing recommendation yesterday. "abc 7 news" i-team reporting melanie woodrow covered the scandal since the beginning and has the latest. >> reporter: of the local parents who pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit mail fraud and honest services mail fraud, napa vineyard owner hunias is facing the longest sentencing recommendation at 15 months. he paid rick singer $300,000 to participate in the college entrance exam cheating scheme and college recruitment cheating scheme for his record. next is marjory clapper with a recommended sentence of four months. she paid singer $15,000 to participate in the college entrance exam cheating scheme for her son. peter sartorio with one month.
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he agreed to pay singer $15,000 to participate in the college entrance exam cheating scheme for his daughter. actress felicity huffman is facing a one-month recommended sentence. through her attorneys she is asking for no prison time. the government said they considered the amount of the bribe, whether someone was a repeat player and whether or not they involved their children. for the i-team, melanie woodrow, "abc 7 news." los angeles health officials are investigating the county's first death associated with e-cigarettes. county officials would say only that the deceased was under 50 years old and suffered from chronic underlying health issues. despite that, they say vaping was likely the cause of death. officials say no single vaping device, liquid or ingredient, is linked to the cases. >> stop vaping now.
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until further information about what is causing lung damage and death can be understood. >> it took many years for us to understand the health impacts of nicotine and the health impacts of smoking. we question whether or not we are on the same path in terms of looking at vaping. >> u.s. health officials identified about 450 possible vaping-related cases in 33 states, including as many as five deaths. as coroners work to identify the victims of the southern california boat fire, reports say another bay area man was aboard the conception. singapore paper says palo alto scientist and stanford graduate sanu santu was among the victims. the coast guard says salvaging the boat will take time and an effort to keep the ves sel intat for investigation. los angeles county is adding two big weapons to firefighting arsenal.
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they're called super scoopers and capable of carrying 1600 gallons of water when scooping water out of the lake when planes slow down to 92 miles per hour to fill tanks in 12 seconds. they arrived from quebec, canada, which is leasing out the plane. that lease could cost the county as of as $7.5 million. happening today, a gun buy back event in daly city to help reduce gun violence. the police department is offering $100 for handguns, shotguns and rifles. assault rifles can be exchanged for $200. the weapons must be unloaded and either in the trunk or a being loed storage box locked storage bock in back of your car. other firearms will be accepted and destroyed. the event starts at 10:00 this morning at daly city hall in daly city. happening today in san francisco, a world-renowned ultra swimmer will be at the exploratorium to talk about his journey through the great pacific garbage patch. ben lecomte and his crew will show the collection of short
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films from his swim. he spent 79 days in the pacific to highlight the perils of plastic lipter in the ocean. you can take your tour of the ship starting at 11:00 this morning. tickets are available on the exploratorium's website. the bay area hosted the college playoff championship game earlier this year and it is paying off for local schools. abc was at a community school in oakland yesterday as students got to see their renovated library. it is one of three in the bay area that received a makeover courtesy of the college football playoff foundation. that's the charitable arm of the college football playoff championship game. >> it is great to see us able to kind of effect kids and support teachers and local schools that otherwise don't have the resources. >> a library technician submitted the application and quote, wrote, this would show our students that they matter in a world that forgets them too often. that is really awesome. well, a grandmother is enjoying life on the road with her
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grandson. they're trying to visit all of the national parks before she turns 90, and she is well on her way. >> my thought, it didn't hurt to try something once. once. i don't have many days left, but i intend to live them up. >> hey, grandma. where are we? >> we're in the middle of the redwood forest. >> my name is brad ryan. this is my grandmother joy ryan. >> and i have known him since i had to change his diapers. >> in 2009 i was having a conversation with my grandma y joy, and she made the statement she regretted she had not spent more time in the great outdoors and she had never seen the mountains. i knew i had to do something to change that. we've seen a lot.
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>> yes. >> we sure have. >> grandma, tell everybody where we are. >> we're in the badlands. >> what do you think of it so far. >> oh, it has been great. everything is beautiful. you can't believe all of these beautiful, like, mountains. >> seeing an 85-year-old woman climb a mountain is not an everyday occurrence people are used to seeing. i knew she was touching people's hearts. now that i'm getting letters from people all over the world, thousands of letters a day. seeing this universal response to love, kindness and connection intergenerationally is the most impactful thing i think i will ever experience in my life. >> we hope that they triple inspire some older in life lady to get up and even just to walk around the block. it doesn't make any difference how old you are. try to do something. don't give up. i never climbed a mountain, so i
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decided to give it a whirl and i made it. i felt proud of myself when i got to the top. >> what i learned about my grandma joy is that she stands out from other people her age because of what's inside of her. the open road allowed us to share and experience and grow. that's really the magical gift of a road trip like this. >> oh, it has been quite an adventure with brad, i'll tell you that. you never know what is going to come next. that was super sweet. you can check out abc 7's new brand at it is also on facebook and instagram. still ahead here on "abc7 mornings," a north bay man is doing his part to build a better bay area. one playground swing at a time. he has built an astounding 73 playgrounds, and he is still
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going strong. and here is a live look from our san jose camera, checking out the airport there. looking pretty good and clear, but lesion lisa was talking about some
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with favorites like sunday homestyle chicken, now available every day. and our new sweet n' smokey homestyle chicken blt for $8.99. come on home to scratch-made. come on home to cracker barrel this weekend san francisco is celebrating muni history month. muni heritage weekend begins today, which helps kick off transit week. during heritage weekend people will be able to ride on unique streetcars, buses and cable cars. one example is this open topped boat streetcar where there will be kids gaming at the event
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today and exhibits on the history of transit in san francisco. all of the events are located at the san francisco railway museum which you can visit for free. in the south bay the mountain view arts and wine festival returns for its 48th year this weekend. organizers say it has become one of america's premiere art festivals. the celebration features hundreds of professional artists and craft makers like music and kids park and, of course, food and drinks. admission is free. the two-day event will be on castro between el camino real and evelyn avenue. it runs from 11:00 to 7:00 today and 10:00 to 6:00 tomorrow. so are they going to have a nice day outside there, lisa? >> yes, yes, absolutely. in fact, temperatures cooled yesterday, but that afternoon sun still pretty warm. we will add in some wind, so a touch of fog -- or fall i should say out there. fog, yes, that's there as well, for this morning anyway. even some mist and drizzle. 50s on the coast right now. it is breezy with winds up to 25
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miles per hour at the airport and here over in the east bay one of the warmer locations in the low 60s, going to the low 70s today. i will tell you how long our cooldown last coming up. >> next, more twists and turns in the antonio brown saga. right now it appears he will play in the raiders' season opener monday night. larry beil has the detai ♪ find the brands you love from nordstrom. up to 70% off at nordstrom rack. ♪ that's fashion at a fraction. ♪ shop anytime at and get easy returns in store. nordstrom rack. what will you find?
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check it out here on abc 7. it appears wide receiver antonio brown will be playing in the game for silver and black after all. here is abc 7 sports director larry beil with the latest in the morning sports report. >> good morning, everybody. in case you have not been following along, all of the nuances here, antonio brown missed nearly all of training camp with frost-bitten feet, then a dispute with the nfl over his el met, and the raiders announced he was being fined and he responded by threatening his gm mike mayock. he apologized and is expected to play on monday night. last night he posted a youtube call that he secretly recorded. >> you want to be a raider or not? >> i have been trying to be a raider since day one. i don't know why it is a question of me wanting to be a raider. you guys want me to be a raider? >> just play football. >> this dude is exhausting.
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what did gruden think about all of this? espn reporter that gruden thought the video was awesome. we're all good. the a's finished a suspended game with the tigers may 19th and played the scheduled game. start with the resumed game. the scoreboard making them feel they were back home because they were the home team in may when rain halted play. in the 7th innings, a strikeout. a's chad pinder, swipe right. going deep in the ninth. two run jack, and the a's come away with a 7-3 victory. all right. then they started a brand-new series. everybody dancing. they score four runs in the second. josh begley, opposite field, double. seth brouwn and pro far both score. they built a 4-0 lead and blew it. tigers, two more in the seven, two in the eighth. we go to extras. top 11. willie castro, two-out double down the line off paul
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blackburn. that scored the winning run and the tigers take it in extras, 5-4. how about the giants in l.a. bruce bochy gets a fond farewell from the dodgers and dave roberts there. dubon, three for four, fourth inning here, homers off clayton and kershaw. what a nice moment in his young career. tied in the fifth. bases loaded here. it will be a grand lamb? no, off the base of the wall. it gives the giants a 3-1 lead. three rbis for the kid and the giants win 5-4 by three home runs from a.j. pollock. sharks opening training camp in a week. thornton back in teal for the season. he recently turned 40 years old. it is a one-year deal for $2 million. jumbo joe had 16 goals and 35 assists last season. still productive toward the end of his career. that's a wrap positive morning sports. have a great weekend, everybody. i'm larry beil. >> thank you, larry. getting a check now on the
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bay area forecast with meteorologist lisa argen. hey, lisa. >> hey, jobina, good morning to you. do you feel like a little fall today? well, it is certainly in the air as we look and feel the gusty winds. we will see the clouds, so they're not going to totally clear today, and it is going to get quite brisk. in fact, windy along the shoreline. the reason for that, a system passing through later on this afternoon, allowing for the changes. as we look at our highlights you will notice that we're going to see not only the cooler weather today but it is going to stay with us for the next couple of days. here is a look from our exploratorium camera, the "shark tank" there. noticing that it is dark out there. not looking at the sun for a little while yet, and when we do see it it is going to take a while for it to clear. here is the system. it is to the north of us now but it will be pushing through the bay area, and that's going to allow for the change in the air and that touch of fall. it has been cool in the overnight hours. in fact, in the low 50s from cloverdale. mid 50s with the fog in santa
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rosa. looking at lower 60s in oakland. 62, concord. fremont at 61, and morgan hill is at 60 right now. so looking at the visibility with the fog all the way into the east bay, not quite through concord but you can see it is on the way there. one to three miles from santa rosa to petaluma this morning. then mid morning we still are hanging on to the clouds. it is going to take through the afternoon, but that cold front is going to scour the clouds out, allowing for the northwesterly winds, keeping it breezy to gusty around the bay today. winds anywhere from 20, some 30-mile-per-hour gusts eend higher than that. by tomorrow looking at more sun and less wind out there, so as a result we will warm up about five degrees for your sunday afternoon. here is a look at the wind profile throughout the morning hours. it is light except in the upper elevations. throughout the afternoon or 3:00, you can see the wind is up to 22 miles per hour in san rafael. it gets even windier through the rest of the day. here is the evening with wind
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gusts over 30 miles per hour at the coast, the san mateo coast and the inland valleys will feel a bit of the chill there where temperatures will come down again to readings that will be below average. how about 76 today in san jose, so certainly a change for you with partly cloudy skies. 74 in cupertino. redwood city, 74. look for a mix of clouds and sun on the peninsula. in daly city, low 60s. the winds later on in the day could be over 40 miles per hour from the coastline. 78, petaluma. windy around the san pablo bay, 77 in napa. on the east bay, look foing lr 70s. overnight lows tonight, by tomorrow morning we drop off into the 50s and 60s. if you have plans tonight for the football games, bring the jacket out there. it will be cool. the accuweather seven-day forecast, 60s coast.
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70s, around the bay. low 80s inland, so kind of breezy and gusty out there. less wind tomorrow. throughout the middle of the week we will begin to warm up. when we do, a big jump in temperatures that you can track with live doppler 7. >> gosh, now i'm wishing i had air conditioning. it is the strangest thing when i moved here. i was like, really? >> yes, it will cool off nicely. the day is shorter this time of year. >> i know. it is getting dark so early already. >> right. >> thank you, lisa. now from napa, an example of building a better bay area that serves as a bridge between generations. it is the story of a 92-year-old who seemed unimpressed with his age, who has used those years to make a difference by motivating others and building playgrounds for kids. today he finished work on his 73rd playground. here is "abc 7 news" reporter wayne freedman. >> reporter: do not let appearances fool you about the seasoned citizen who likes to visit parks, who measures
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accomplishments by watching little kids trying to tear up a playground. >> it is just cute life. they're so cute. >> reporter: they're unaware based on the signage that jim roberts is a napa treasure. >> were you honored? >> i guess. that's pretty nice. >> reporter: you're looking at the volunteer most responsible for building this playground, and after construction concludes across town -- you know, there's so much room in the front, i guess they will have more stuff later. >> reporter: 72 playgrounds. >> that guy, he doesn't have a bad bone in his body. >> reporter: not even after 92 years. >> it is crazy. i thought we would do one playground, and next month we were doing another one and next month another. >> reporter: but who is counting. >> yes, i love it. >> reporter: it is not like he went looking for playgrounds. in 1998 a little girl in napa fell off a play structure, got a concussion. it didn't sit right with jim. he said it wasn't going to happen. >> it shouldn't happen. a playground should be not only fun by safe and this was not
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safe. >> reporter: and so began jim's campaign with the kiwanis club to bring in volunteers to cut down the cost of building labor. jim's home is his office, surrounded by pictures of his high school sweetheart and wife with whom he raised four children. >> reporter: what makes him go? >> life. he's a happy man. >> reporter: and forever young at heart it seems. >> i used to do the building, now i do the managing. >> reporter: when volunteers arrive they won't just be building a playground, they will be working with a force of nature, one man making a difference, leaving a legacy to future generations. >> i didn't know growing old at 92 would be -- make me a legend. that's funny. >> reporter: it is also priceless. in napa, wayne freedman, "abc 7 news". way to go, jim. we want to hear your ideas about building a better bay area. share them by joining our facebook group, better bay area. next year on "abc7 mornings," a celebration now in
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