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>> building a better bay area. moving forward, finding
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solutions. ama: twin beams light up the sky over manhattan where the twin towers once stood. we are ours from the 20th anniversary of the september 11 terrorist attacks. dan: in pennsylvania, people gathered to honor those who lost their lives on flight 93. among those who died in pennsylvania was mark bingham who was aboard the flight trying to wrestle the plane away from the hijackers. ama: luz peaa spoke to his family about his legacy two decades later. luz: for the first time, alice is not here to speak about her son, mark and his bravery. she passed away last year. now her brother is making sure his nephew was never forgotten. >> he was an integral part in not only our family history but the history of the nation. ofluz: on september 11, mark was the last passenger to board
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flight 93. the plane was hijacked and market called his mom to say goodbye and that they had a plan. >> said he was probably not going to be able to see her again. luz: he remembers the fear on alice's face and the 25 minutes after that call when flight 93 purposely crashed into a pennsylvania field. the next time they heard mark's voice was in washington when they got to listen to the agonizing minutes recorded on flight 93's black box. mark and three passengers reached the cockpit. >> he was there upfront saying pull it up and trying to do something. luz: every 9/11, his teammates on the gay inclusive rugby club on the west coast celebrate his life and legacy. >> he was a take charge kind of guy. especially with rugby, you are taking charge on the field. luz: now he's making sure his
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nephews legacy lives on. alice was a surrogate for four of his five children. one of his son's joined the marines. >> to see what he can do. he has a tattoo on his chest of the twin towers that says never forget. luz: luz pena, abc 7 news. ama: for many, the september 11 attacks mark a day that has been burned in our memories. for the younger generation, it is now a heart wrenching history lesson. abc 7 news reporter amanda del castillo you shares how the day shapes and inspires first responders. amanda: when thinking about september 11, 2001, most can recount where they were, what they were doing and how they felt the moment the nation was attacked. that day's devastation is what reinforced now deputy fire chief's decision to enter the san jose fire academy that year. classes started one week after
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the deadly attacks. >> we watched 343 people give their life. the whole support staff and everyone given everything they had. amanda: now after 20 years with the san jose fire department, he says every day is dedicated to those killed in the attacks and beyond. >> it is a lot of weight to put on the shirt and badge every day. it is not just them, but their families and the people they have helped. amanda: deeply meaningful for him. different for new san jose firefighter taylor peters. >> firefighter peters. amanda:amanda: graduating from the academy just one week ago, she admits she has little recollection. she was only four years old. >> i just remember my mom sitting in the dining room chair staring at the tv and trying. i knew something was different, but i didn't know exactly what. amanda: the daughter of a retired fire captain, she says her dad's unwavering dedication
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to the fire service following september 11 was eye-opening and educational. adding high school history lessons drove home the desperation. >> that was the moment i realized this is a big deal. from then on, learning about 9/11 was important for me. amanda: those attacks are still shaping and inspiring generations of first responders. those who lived through it and others who are learning about it. ama: amanda is hosting the san jose fire department's patriot day procession and ceremony, beginning tomorrow morning at 9:45 a.m. also tomorrow, several 9/11 events will be held all around the bay area, including a candlelight vigil at 6:30 p.m. in hayward at the new heritage plaza. the fairfield police and fire department will they remember and ceremony at 7 a.m. at the police department flagpole. at 10 a.m., a ceremony will be at the flight 93 memorial in union city.
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abc news will air ia special program. you can watch it from 5:00 to 10:00 tomorrow morning right here on abc 7. dan: we are over three days now until the polls open at 7:00 a.m. on tuesday for california's much-publicized recall election. this weekend, more early voting locations are opening up in at least five local counties. a new uc berkeley poll shows 60% of likely voters surveyed say they would vote no on the recall compared to about 39% who said they would vote yes. earlier today, governor newsom blasted claims of a rigged election from some republicans, including gop front-runner larry elder. >> no matter what they do, and i believe there might be shenanigans as it were in the 2020 election. >> four days out, the election has not happened and now they are claiming election fraud. dan: join us tomorrow night at 10:00 for a special california recall program. liz kreutz and film a two-year
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will break down the current race and present our documentary, which chronicles the 2003 recall election in which arnold schwarzenegger replaced gray davis. ama: salesforce told thousands of employees it will help relocate them and their families if they are concerned about the ability to access reproductive care in texas. the announcement comes after texas' aggressive antiabortion law went into effect. although the company did not take a stance on the lot, the ceo posted this tweet earlier today confirming his support for employees who wish to leave the state. san francisco official told millennium tower management not to resume construction repairs until the city reviews and updated construction approach. work was positive for the skyscraper sank another this city's request comes after report says the sinking is likely caused by the repair work. dan: governor newsom is asking washington to support response and recovery efforts in el dorado county. the governor requested a
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presidential major disaster declaration to help communities in south lake tahoe affected by the caldor fire get back on their feet. a red flag warning into this evening for firefighters battling the blaze. cal fire has lifted several evacuation orders. the caldor fire has burned more than 218,000 acres. it is 53% contained. ama: starting this weekend, there will be extra officers working to keep the streets of oakland safe. california highway patrol will help reduce dangerous driving along the high injury corridors. chp with up crackdown on illegal sideshows for the rest of september. governor newsom granted the mayor's request. dan: coming up next, tackling learning laws. bay school districts find a solution for students who need some catching up after a year of distance learning. ama: the san francisco opera is back. how you can dress up or dress down. sandhya: a beautiful weekend is ahead. i'm sandhya patel. i will show you how much warmer
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it is getting. dan: all of that is ahead but first here's a look at what is coming up on jimmy kimmel live. jimmy: thanks. tonight, we mosh. let's say you have done something with madonna in the 1980's. >> it would have been over. and probably madonna as well.
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dan: distance learning has left
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many students trying to catch up and one company is helping eliminate the economic gap when it comes to private tutoring. some bay area schools have tapped into the resource that is free for students. melanie woodrow has the story. melanie: as students return to the classroom, many are finding the need extra help after months of distance learning. a former teacher created a remote tutoring company pre-pandemic called paper. >> the product that we offer allows students to get access 24/7 to a live tutor who can help them with any of the homework they are working on. we do that by partnering directly with the district. melanie: it is entirely free for students and their families. school districts foot the bill. he says the company has had a surge of new clients since most districts have provided devices and hotspots for students. >> ultimately, that allowed them to make decisions that integrated technology into the curriculum and school district in ways they had not done before. melanie: it works with
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approximately a dozen bay area school districts including east side union high school district. the district began using paper as a pilot program last year. >> to be able to support them when they are doing their homework at home on the weekends. melanie: the expanded services. >> so they don't have the added anxiety and they cannot call their teacher or they cannot reach out to their parents for whatever reason. or they cannot reach out to a friend. this is an opportunity that is provided to all 22,000 plus students in the east side union high school district free of charge. melanie: it is the reason cutler created paper. >> this is the mission that meant an enormous amount to me. close the equity gap and support students. melanie: an original mission that has gained new momentum in this new world. ama: federal judge handed down a decision in the trial between apple and epic games. epic sued apple over the app store.
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developers can send users to other payment systems. >> this cuts both ways. on one hand, it is great for competition. it means you will be able to pay for apps with other mechanisms that perhaps you prefer. but, it also means that the store is likely to become less secure and to have more spam. ama: tim testified during the trial that threats to security require the company to maintain tight control of the app store. with little warning, oakland pride canceled this year's parade and celebration. it was supposed to start a week from sunday. organizers say the number or concern is safety in this year they could not guarantee that if festival gober's gathered in person. organizers will hold a digital event instead. dan: the san francisco opera was back tonight with soaring arias, picnic blankets, and covid restrictions. kate larsen copy opera from two locations tonight. ♪
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kate: after a pandemic long hiatus, the curtain has risen at san francisco's war memorial opera house were opera fans gathered for a homecoming performance. >> life is not the same without music. >> it kind of signals that perhaps we are nearing the end of the pandemic. kate: vaccine verification and masks are mandatory to get inside but the experience remains. >> it is just so life-affirming to have all of the energy of opera coming back to life, the orchestra, the soloists. kate: san francisco opera general director says the return to performing arts is a powerful thing. >> there is still so much going on in the world. we can bring people back together and allow people to find this catharsis. kate: there are several thousand people that were memorial but most of the audience is here at the ballpark. go, opera. ♪ >> i really like opera.
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i am totally excited. >> everybody is outside. masks on. >> you want garlic fries and opera. kate: a family-friendly picnic for the free event. >> our kids love music. we used to come to this event all the time before it was covid time so it is a great night to be out. this one is eight weeks. ♪ >> being on oracle field itself is pretty amazing. you get a sense of wonder being here. kate: one san francisco resident feels accessible opera is good for everyone. >> i had missed the opera. it is a place to unwind and just understand a little more about who you are as an individual but also as a community. ♪ kate: in san francisco, kate larsen, abc 7 news. ama: sf weekly is suspending operations indefinitely at the end of the month.
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the editor says it is being put on hold while they invest all the resources and revitalizing the san francisco examiner. the alternative paper has been in business for more than 40 years. dan: moving on, it is a bittersweet day for all of us here at abc 7 news. [applause] ama: we are bidding farewell wayne freedman who is retiring after 30 years with us and 50 years in the news business. wayne is unlike any other in this industry. he has been a storyteller, an unparalleled observer of human nature and human condition. dan: look at that picture. his 454 local enemies attest to that. he joined us. >> the easy decision for me is to stay and keep meeting those daily deadlines. leaving is difficult.
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it's going to force me to find a new comfort zone, but that is how we grow. it is almost a cliche in this business for those reporters who leave to thank viewers for their trust and honesty. it also happens to be true, so i thank you. ama: we thank you, wayne. abc 7 president and general manager presented wayne with a proclamation from the mayor who declared today wayne freedman day. dan: we have more on his amazing career on we pulled some of his most memorable stories. as we all know, it's hard to pull stories. he has so many incredibly well done memorable stories over the years. ama: he will be missed that we wish him the best in his retirement and hope he adjusts well. dan: it will be an adjustment but congratulations. let's turn our attention to the weekend forecast. sandhya: definitely
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one-of-a-kind. he's going to have great weather for his first weekend of his retirement. let me show you a time-lapse. cleaner air today from the mount tam cam. beautiful skies and whether. hopefully wayne gets a chance to enjoy it. we had a lot of action last night, but in the wake of that stormy weather, look at this. we are in the green. good air quality. a live look from the exploratorium camera and you can see the fog overhead. good to moderate air quality for the entire weekend. if you want to get outside, enjoy some fresh air, and have your plans outdoor, it will be a good weekend. satellite and radar, northern california hit with over 1000 lightning strikes. fortunately, we did not see any fires. we did get a little bit of rain. about 607 inch in santa rosa. it was not much.
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vacaville had anywhere from a trace to .1 inches. a live look at the east bay hills camera. you can see theit will be arouny and coast tomorrow morning. warming up for the weekend and summer heats back early next week. the hourly forecast starting out with the fog and later in the day tomorrow, you will see a couple of high clouds passing through but it will be pretty quiet for the upcoming weekend. temperatures in the 50's, 60's if you are an early riser. you might need that extra layer to start off because it is getting cooler with a longer nights. afternoon highs in the south bay, 74 in cupertino. pretty mild on the peninsula. 74 in palo alto. 62 in daly city. downtown san francisco, 65 degrees. north bay terrace in the low to mid 60's. 85 and calistoga.
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78 degrees in the east bay. 69 in berkeley. mid 70's, castro valley. these temperatures coming up because it was cooler today. we are going in the opposite direction tomorrow. 85 inland and east bay. 86 in livermore. it is going to be warm in the inland valleys, but absolutely perfect weather for the a's game against the rangers tomorrow. mild conditions. 68 degrees. temperature rises to about 70 so you will need the sunscreen. other than that, enjoy the game. temperatures on the rise for your saturday. warming continues sunday. mid-60's to mid 90's for the start of the new workweek. it does get hot inland for a day or two. in the areas in the mid 90's and temperatures along the coast in the 60's. noticeably cooler, mid to latter part of the workweek. anywhere from the 60's to the 80's. i think tomorrow, it is going to be just right for anybody to get
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outside. dan: thank you.
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ama: the walt disney company will release eternal's with the rest of its films exclusively in theaters before streaming them. the company showed some of the movies online at the same time in theaters. operators complained the cannibalized theater ticket sales. disney's the parent company of abc 7. dan: stay with us. larry beil is next. larry: a tearful kris bryant brt returns to chicago as a giant for the first time. and steph curry puts his face on the line for charity. steph, what are you doing?
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>> sports on abc 7 is sponsored by your local toyota dealers. larry: after the a's was
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swept by the jay, the manager thought they had the best baseball ahead of them. maybe he was right. matt also gets the hussle award. a's and rangers. a's put up six runs in the second inning. olson clears the bases. let's ride the wave, everybody. rangers got within two, but mar te into the gap. rpi triple. what a jolt of energy. the other new guy, relatively new, josh harrison in the fifth rip city to left -- rips it to left. all they need is a platinum glove played by matt chapman. a's win 10-5. now within a game of the slumping yankees for the second wildcard. giants and cubs. kris bryant's return to wrigley. they made a terrific tribute
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that had him tearing up before the game. they give him one of the 2016 championship flags. he went 1-3goa.ep.that ball alm- brandon belt, oppo into the basket to make it 5-1. notice the tapes on "c." i'm the captain now. longoria put it on there as a joke, but belt kept it on. backhand flip to lastella. giants win their 91st of the year to stay 2.5 up on l.a. u.s. open men semi's. novak djokovic versus zverev. the joker wins crosscourt in pursuit of the calendar slam. matchpoint is coming up. zverev into the net. djokovic wins, seeking his
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21st major title. >> are you ready? >> i'm ready. [laughter] larry: steph curry showing the ultimate trust in phil mickelson . the had a charity golf event to benefit steph and aisha's foundation. steph admitted he was a little nervous. abc 7
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ama: that is going to wrap up the week due to thank you for joining us. dan: for sandhya patel, they reveal and all of us, we appreciate your time. stay tuned for jimmy kimmel live. metallica. good night.
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so you do have to get here in the morning and be patient, wait in the line. >> for me, i'm a stay-at-home mom, so it's a nice escape with the kids, you know, meet up with other moms. ♪ >> our bakery is organic, with a focus on sourdough breads made from scratch -- what your grandma would make you, but with a little more, like, california flair in there. and really fresh local produce. >> little hints of european style, nice simple sandwiches, good pastries, and some american classics, too. the egg sandwich is just a nice american staple. so it's a mixture. [ chuckles ] ♪ >> we started as a cottage bakery in our house during covid, so about a year ago. we just build momentum by doing the farmers' markets and selling bread out of our house, with a license to do so. and then, eventually, we saw
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this space for lease, so we went through the process and we did some moderate renovations for a couple months, and then we opened up. and i'm the baker, and bryan is the front-of-the-house extraordinaire. we both come from restaurant backgrounds, and i started baking more during covid. we were at home with our daughter, who was terminally ill, so baking became a comfort for me and for us. and we started sharing it with our friends, and we could stay at home with our daughter. ♪ ♪ when our daughter was diagnosed with zellweger syndrome, it was very shocking to us, and we did everything we could to care for her, but we still needed to take care of ourselves. and for me, that was baking and just doing something with my
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hands and enjoying the process of making something and having a final product. so that was really therapeutic for me. >> yeah, we just got to enjoy being with our daughter in this hard time. she would sit there with us, and she would watch her mom bake, and it was a very, very romantic time, even though we were in a very hard situation. it was aimee and waylynn, and us, just our little family gathered together. >> and we couldn't see anyone else, 'cause it was covid. >> so, we're putting bread on the porch, and people are coming by with gifts and showering us with love, and it was just this very surreal time and during a pandemic. and people were giving us things and showing us just tremendous amount of love. ♪ it's been a labor of love, and it was something, really, where, for me, it was, "what would waylynn want us to do?" and this was something that


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