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i told him it's going to be okay, held onto his hand until the paramedic lady showed up. >> only on abc 7 news tonight we're hearing from a brave good samaritan who jumped into action when he saw this fiery wreck off 101 in san rafael. >> the crash happened around 8:30 this morning just past the st. vincent on-ramp. kate? >> reporter: well, ama, larry, the chp tells me they are still investigating the crash which took a freeway full of commuters by surprise, many of whom made heroic efforts to help a family in serious danger. >> it sounded like a mini explosion. >> reporter: then cecilia saw this right in front of her car
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saz driving to work 8:00 wednesday morning, her dash cam captured the moment this suv hit the center divider, flew across the northbound lanes, spinning out another car before careening off the side of the freeway into a grassy ditch in san rafael. >> if i were half a second earlier when i left the house, it would be me getting hit. >> reporter: after the crash her dash cam shows bus and cars pulling over on the side of the freeway. daniel novack was driving one of those cars. >> i could see down the hill that there was this suv, the front was on fire. another truck pulled up behind me and these two guys got out and the three of us just immediately ran down the hill through the brush, and as we got there, they were getting the kids out of the back seat. eothe and her 6-year-old ni carried the man's
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ar-old s tafy. hise speaking but he was gasping for breath. i told him it's going to be okay. you know, held onto his hand until to paramedic lady showed up and just been refreshing the news all day trying to find out how he's doing. >> reporter: well, we've been worried, too, and i've been on the phone with the chp all night who tell me the little boy girl conditions, their mother is also in critical condition and of course we're all hoping the best for this family. i'm kate larson, abc 7 news. >> all right, kate, thank you. now to developing news. president trump is putting san francisco on notice for the homeless situation. >> the threat came late tonight to reporters aboard air force
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one. live in the newsroom with details. >> he made the remarks as he was leaving california after a two-day visit. >> if you look at san francisco, it's a total disaster what's happening. they're going to ruin these cities. and we're going to get involved very soon on a federal basis if they don't cleanup their act. >> president donald trump said this to reporters wednesday aboard air force one. and we have tremendous things that we don't have to discuss pouring into the ocean. you know there are needles, there are other things. it's a terrible situation that's in los angeles and in san francisco, and we're going to be giving san francisco there in total violation, we're going to be giving them a notice very soon. we spoke to state senator scott wiener about the president's remarks. >> we collect needles on the ground, we have people who their job is to pick them up. and this idea that because, you know, he claims that someone has put a needle into a storm drain
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that san francisco is going to be cited for that is ridiculous. >> reporter: for those who live in san francisco, the president's remarks are not a surprise. >> i mean i think it's just an easy target for people to say that about san francisco. but those problems are in every major city. >> i think if anything san francisco does a phenomenal job handling needles and other dangerous bio hazards. i don't know how the president could possibly see needles going into the -- it's the kind of inflammatory comment he's well-known for. >> reporter: and just an hour ago mayor london breed tweeted if the president wants to talk about homelessness we are committed to working on solutions like adding 1,000 new beds next year and working on a housing bond to create more badly needed housing. of course the president was in silicon valley yesterday attending a fund-raiser, his first visit to the bay area since he was elected. democratic presidential
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candidate beto o'rourke made an appearance in the bay area today. he went to san quintan prison and said one of the big take-aways for him is we're all capable of change. he talked about changes in california law that have produced changes in the prison population. >> he talked about the fact that some people now have hope and there's a reason for them to enroll in programs and to better themselves because they see a life for themselves on the outside. he says that's completely changed morale not just amongst the prison population but those who serve and oversee the prison population. >> o'rourke says he believes san quintan is providing a model for the state and the rest of the country. >> a man chasing a lyft driver you see him right there firing shots as that driver took off. it happened thursday night. the suspect ordered a lyft and once inside the vehicle he held the driver at gunpoint and told him to drive. the lyft driver was able to get away when the suspect asked him
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to stop at a gas station to get snacks. the driver got away safely but some of the gunfire hit his vehicle. later that night police arrested marcus dean. a gas leak forced the evehicluation of 16 homes has been capped. this leak happened on zachary lane. the san jose fire department pg&e isolated and capped the leaking gas line just before 8:15 tonight and nobody was hurt. and prime minister justin trudeau is apologizing after a photo of him in brown face back in 2001 was published :01 was pn time magazine. >> now i recognize it was something racist to do. >> the photo came from the yearbook of a private school where trudeau worked as a teacher. he was wearing a robe and turbine with dark make-up on his face, neck and hands. treaudo claims he was dressed up
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as aladdin. >> construction on a runway at san francisco airport is ahead of schedule. the runway has been 11 days for repaving and reparticipating. that project was supposed to take three weeks total, but thanks to crews working around the clock the runway will be back in service tomorrow in san jose where a group of seniors is speaking up. they want county leaders to acknowledge issues involving older residents and come up with real resolutions. i'm meteorologist sandhya patel. the summer showers long gone. what's coming is a major shift in the pattern. your pg&e gas bill is about to go what's coming up tonight right after abc 7 news at 11:00. >> what you're about to see is my gift to you. >> my relatives sent me texts
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before they know -- i got a text from my cousin. we just read you're on kimmel tonight, please don't embarrass the family, do something different like be funny.
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a red wood city police officer hit a bystander on a way to a home invasion call this morning. police say that call of a home invasion came in around 9:45 a.m. the police officer lost control of the car on wet roads and hit a man standing on a center median waiting to cross. the man is in the hospital with serious injuries. the ofrts is expected to be okay, so is the police dog that was in the car. building a better bay area
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concerned that seepieniors in h community are being left behind. santa clara leaders explored what's needed to improve the welfare of older >> reporter: reaction surrounding the south bay senior, a special meeting wednesday night looked at the welfare of santa clara's older residents. a long time resident says this conversation with county leaders is a crucial step toward building a better bay area. >> there are a multitude of issues facing seniors, and i found as a retired executive in volunteer in the area that do wrk with seniors that there's really not a central voice for their concerns. >> reporter: concerns like elder abuse, mobility, transportation, support services, housing and a new challenge, seniors in pg&e'. >> really mine we do a good job of helping people understand what happens when those outages happen, what are
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the resources available to them, and how do make sure a they have the support and that they're safe during that time. >> reporter: but some seniors remain critical of the county's timing saying for some residents time is of the essence. but as the supervisor contends there is no room for error. >> the bigger the issue is becoming there's real pain involved. there's no margin of error. there's no net underneath the high wire here. so we have to get it right. >> reporter: everheart remains eager. >> i am a senior and i know i'm not going to live forever. >> reporter: the conversation continues and next week the county will address partial tax exemption for seniors. >> and we want to hear your ideas about building a better bay area. share them by joining our better bay area group on facebook. in the east bay teachers and supporters rallied before the berkeley unified school district
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meeting and packed the chambers. the board voted to pursue three ballot measures including a special tax to raise money for teacher pay hikes. the berkeley teachers union is currently in contract negotiations with the district. we spent a week digging into the issues teachers face all over the bay area. all of our stories are on in one place on the website. governor newsom signed the highly controversial bill to give wage and government protection to so-called gig economy workers. the legislation makes it tougher for companies doing business in california to classify workers as independent contractors instead of employees. experts say the bill will create competition in the geek economy and could be a huge win for wage workers. >> it is very possible for ride sharing company and other gig companies to compete based on this new model. >> companies like uber, lyft, trucking firms and other
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industries lobbied intensely against this bill, ab5. uber and door dash announced they'll be putting $90 million towards a ballot nagsative that would exempt them from the law. the monthly gas and electric bill for the average customer will increase about $4.80 beginning october 1st. the money will fund opgrades and safety measures. pg&e's rate increase does not include any cost from the 2017 or 2018 fires that prauchted its bankruptcy filing. new developments tonight distribution of the popular heartburn drug zantac has been halted over a possible carcinogen. this comes after the fda learned of small amounts of a carcinogen in some branded and generic products. authorities say you should check with your doctor. tomorrow right here on abc 7 is a special edition of midday
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live. it's a hamilton take over. join us as we broadcast live from the shm theater and take you behind the scenes of this broadway phenomenon. >> 4:00 i'll usually start my warmup and it's probably about half an hour. i do a lot of wrapping in the show. and if you're talking during the day and rapping a lot, it'sedesy to wear out. i have to strengthen kind of the whole voice. it's very much like being an athlete. >> that should be exciting. all starts tomorrow 11:00 a.m. on midday live right after the view. >> and in honor of hamilton sandhya patel -- >> she's going to wrap up the forecast. >> i don't know if she's going to sing the forecast. she's going to have rain and clouds, it's going to be great. >> you are not going to want to hear that because i'll shatter a few windows, larry.
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let's just talk about the weather instead of rapping about it. from our sap jose camera this was earlier today. we had the clouds, a few showers as you'll notice. yes, this morning those showers turned to some lingering sprinkles and we ended up with a muggy feel, if you will. how much rain did we get? try 0.02, about a san jose a trace amount in antioch they reported nothing. let's take a look at the temperature trend. but right now let me show you those temperatures, 50s, 60s. and san jose's average temperature is 82 degrees. tomorrow it's going to be a little bit lower than average at 78 degrees, but those numbers are going to bounce back and you will notice how warm it's going to get as we head towards the weekend and even next week we're going to be talking about some
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90s. we do cloudsuthere. live doppler 7 showing them to you, the system that brought us the showers is long gone. look what's it's creating in the mountains. not only the showers, we have thunderstorms in the northern portion of the state but now above 8,000 feet they're seeing some snow showers in the sierra. in case you're getting away for the weekend they will see some more snow. about 7,500 feet south of tahoe. it's wintertime weather there. exploratorium camera showing you san francisco and looking really nice tonight. cool start tomorrow morning, sunny and breezy for tomorrow afternoon and looking at much warmer weather on friday and saturday. patches of fog will start off your day. make sure you grab a jacket or sweater. upper 40s to upper 50s so it said going to start off cool. and tomorrow afternoon breezy around the coastline and bay but mild inland.
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we're looking at numbers ranging. 68 in san francisco, 78 in san jose. accuweather seven day forecast, it's going to be warming up on friday with 70s to 90s. look at this warm to hot weather for your saturday as we closeout summer. temperatures will drop briefly on sunday but fall begins on monday and we bring on the autumn heat. so get ready for those temperatures in the mid-90s inland, mid-70s right near our coastline. >> do you have any rhymes in there? >> i think you should do the honors, right? >> i was trying to come up with some. thanks, sandhya. tomorrow on good morning america an abc news exclusive former an abc news exclusive former bachelor chris soules
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they took $12.8 billion from big tobacco. juul marketed mango, mint, and menthol flavors, addicting kids to nicotine. five million kids now using e-cigarettes. the fda said juul ignored the law with misleading health claims. now juul is pushing prop c, to overturn san francisco's e-cigarette protections. say no to juul, no to big tobacco, no to prop c.
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this good stuff here. here an iowa state football fan giving back aer hign asking people to venmo him beerr donations started flowing in growing over 5,700 over the weekend and after talking to his mom the fan got an idea let me keep enough for a case of beer, send enough to the iow the children's hospital. >> king will keep the account open until the end of the month and then he'll deliver the money to the children's hospital in person. >> isn't that awesome. >> that is good. >> hold up a sign and help people out. anthony is here with the sports. >> speaking of awesome, an awesome night for the skipper. bruceoc gets
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a no-no through 5. he freezes and then alexander bogarts gets him looking. oh, no, there goes the nohitter, a solo shot to right. 6-2 giants. ingiants win it 11-3. bochy one of 11 managers in baseball history with 2,000 career wins. >> thank you so much, it was more us getting there and for you guys to do what you did in july and get back in this thing for this to happen, thank you. >> great night, great moment for bochy. a's and royals, these guys ready to go behind the plate but they got on the wrong uniform. top of 11 packed, out of the
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inning with a strike-out. mark canna doubles to right, the a's win. your final 1-0. well, a rough season getting worse for blake. the a's aren shuttin foest of the regular season. he's been dealing with back issues. he hopes to be ready for the post-season. well, the raiders are headed for an epic road trip. th silver and black will play five games in the next six weeks all on the road, that includes a trip to london. quarterback derek carr says there's a bright side to not having to play a game in the colosseum for seven weeks. >> it is what it is. i don't know who makes these things or whatever but that's just the cards we're dealt. at least we don't have to play on any dirt. that'll be nice, not to get any road rash and that kind of stuff. >> we're going to have to deal with it. we've just got to showcase our mental toughness and deal with
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