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>> building a better bay area, moving forward, finding solutions. this is abc 7 news. ♪ >> they had their vest on them, they had their weapons on them. showing off these guns that they had and they did not go in. >> questions mounting as officials lay out a new timeline of the deadly school shooting in texas. law enforcement admits police made a series of mistakes. good morning. it is saturday, may 28. thank you for joining us. more to come on that deadly shooting in uvalde, texas. first, it is memorial day weekend. let's start locally with a quick look at the weather with lisa argen. lisa: live doppler 7 does not
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look like radar we would see in may. you could see activity pushing into the sierra nevada. we've had a few sprinkles. we are looking at a cooler than normal regime to get the holiday weekend going. 56 in concord, 54 at pacifica. lots of low clouds, some fog. the wind pattern is pretty gusty from mount diablo. 20 mile an hour wind gusts in the upper elevations. 3/4 visibility at the coast. plenty of low clouds, mid-level clouds and high clouds with temperatures below average. 9:00, mid-50's coast to near 60 inland. by noontime, mid and upper 60's bayside. still a lot of cloud cover and fog at the shoreline. we will talk about a warmer sunday and memorial day, coming up. liz: thank you. new developments this morning in that school shooting in uvalde, texas.
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questions are mounting over the amount of time it took officers to enter robb elementary on tuesday after a gunman entered the school, opened fire and killed 19 children and two teachers. christine sloan has the latest. >> a shocking admission from texas' top sworn law enforcement officer. officials say in the midst of the mass shooting at robb elementary in uvalde, texas on tuesday, the commander unseen incorrectly made the call that the gunman had gone from being an active shooter to a barricaded subject and that children were no longer at risk. >> there were children in that classroom that were at risk and it was in fact still an active shooter situation. >> they say the commander held dozens of officers back. officials say a series of errors began when a teacher left a school door propped open when she went to get a phone. police say six minutes later, the gunman walked through that open door. the gunman then goes to two
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connected classrooms, firing over 100 rounds. by 12:03, there were 19 officers in that hallway. >> you could hear over the 911 calls that three shots were fired. >> at 12:15, a border patrol tactical team arrives with shields. the police chief tells them to hold off on confronting the gunman. >> they had their vest on, they had their weapons on them, i mean, everybody is showing off these guns that they had, you know, but they stayed there, they stayed on their chest, they stayed on their arms and they did not go in. >> texas governor greg abbott valley to get to the bottom of the -- vowing to get to the bottom of the police response. governor abbott: i was misled. i am livid about what happened! >> the families of those kills are now having to plan funerals. an anonymous donor paid $175,000. >> we will ensure that those resources get into the right
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hands to to sure that no family who is suffering from incalculable heartbreak at this time will have to worry about a single cost. christine: christine sloan, abc news, new york. liz: despite the tragedy in texas, the nra went ahead with their annual convention in houston amid the massive protests. you are looking at thousands of demonstrators that gathered outside demanding gun safety. inside, texas senator ted cruz joined the keynote speaker, former president trump, who called for a moment of silence as well was there, he called for a moment of silence. greg abbott ended up choosing not to attend in person. the meeting continues through sunday. back here at home, a group of young activists are saying enough is enough. the group held a vigil for the mass shooting victims, calling for meaningful action. tara campbell has the story. tara: hand on heart and a hug in
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hopes of some healing, remembering the victims of three mass shootings in just 10 days. buffalo, laguna woods, and uvalde. >> right now, students, we are hiding under our desks for our lives. >> henry is one year out of high school and says it seems like this are shaking. >> we are barricading ourselves with books and desks and chairs for a weapon of war to walk our house. that's not ok. >> he's one of the young activists organizing this vigil at a civic engagement space in san francisco's mission district. >> this does not have to be this way. we don't need to continue to be ok with the suffering and this immense violence. >> angelina is the event manager. >> we are going to make space by any means necessary to have people come and share that anger and for us to say we don't have to continue on like this. >> nicole, 10. >> from young faces to old, 32
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names, 32 people gunned down. >> this is our future that i'm fighting for, like jen z is fighting for. >> tiana is the founder of youth advocates for chain and says it is getting harder and harder to hold onto hope. >> regardless of how burned out i get, at the end of the day, i know no one is going to do anything about it unless i do something. >> this does not have to be the reality, this does not have to be normal. and so, we all need to do our part. >> this evening is for lamentation and tears, for fm rr pol actio to our state capitals in our city halls and meeting with legislators so they hear us, the pain and the everyday reality that we are facing. >> tara campbell, abc7news. liz: as a result of the texas tragedy, giants manager gabe kapler is making a public stand by refusing to be on the field during the national anthem.
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gabe: i don't plan on coming out for the anthem going forward until i feel like there is -- i feel better about the direction of our country. liz: he also shared his thoughts on recent mass shootings on his blog. he wrote, "when you are dissatisfied with your country, you let it be known through protest. the home of the brave should encourage this." to find resources on topics including mental health and gun violence, go to we have a list of local groups that can help. a suspect has been arrested for stealing an oakland police car during an investigation into an unrelated assault incident in oakland. the suspect hopped into a police cruiser and drove away. there was a lengthy chase that ended in vallejo when the man crashed to the cruiser. their investigation into this car chase is still ongoing. new details from the san francisco police department
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about a deadly shooting last thursday in the city's mission bay neighborhood. rafael mendoza and michael mckinnon died after officers fired shots after responding to an aggravated assault call on mariposa street. we want to warn you, you are going to hear several gunshots. officers can be heard repeatedly telling mckinnon to drop the knife he was holding against mendoza while they were fighting. police say the incident escalated when mckinnon raised his knife and thrust her towards mendoza at least twice and that's when police fired their weapons again. >> dropped the gun! >> drop the knife1 >> drop the gun! [gunshots] >> officers immediately pulled mr. mendoza away from mr. mckinnon and rendered medical aid, including cpr. simultaneously, officers handcuffed mr. mckinnon, pulled him away from the area and rendered medical aid, including cpr. liz: mckinnon died at the scene
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from multiple gunshot wounds. mendoza died at the hospital from a single gunshot wound. the california attorney general's office is conducting an independent criminal investigation. several law enforcement agencies responded friday afternoon to reports of shots fired on san bruno mountain. officers found a parked car on the side of the road in waterloo bay canyon and they chased the vehicle into san francisco -- guadalupe canyon and they chased the vehicle into san francisco. officers found handguns and rifle casings in the vehicle, but no rifle. police are looking for a third suspect in connection to this shooting. memorial day weekend. lisa: starting out on a cool note with clouds and even a few sprinkles of towards the north, but we are going to get into the callista day of the weekend today before we get into a sunnier and warmer holiday. i will explain, next. liz: thank you. students at one east bay school rallying against racism.
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an evil lie with a future's worth of harm. to the world, now you know. so sound the alarm. liz: after the failed tactics in uvalde, we contacted bay area experts about how we would hopefully respond to a situation of this kind. luz peña spoke to alameda county sheriff greg ahearn about the training his department goes through on a yearly basis. >> 40 minutes seems like way too long of a time to allow that to go on. >> we sat down with greg ahearn. his deputies have been training for situations like this since 2007. a suspect is barricading himself inside a classroom, what would happen in your response? >> well, we have breeching tools and we have ballistic shields and we have our patrol rifles. and so, you would use a combination of those.
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you would breach the entrance with the protection of the ballistic shield and fire at the suspect from behind the ballistic shield. we teach and train them to know the area so they respond to that area the safest way they can without being detected by the suspect. put rounds towards the suspect, so you distract the suspect from killing others. >> in uvalde, texas, officials admitted they did not implement the correct technique. >> there was plenty of officers to do whatever needed to be done, with one exception, is that the incident commander inside believed they needed more equipment and more officers to do a tactical breach at that point. >> former fbi agent rick smith said uvalde's incident commander made a tactical error by mis-identifying the threat. >> they did not have the luxury of time for that. they had an active shooter that they thought changed to a barricade situation, so they waited. and it didn't, it didn't change.
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it was still an active shooter. liz: a gilroy police officer who shot and killed a man during an early-morning shooter in 2021 acted lawfully in self-defense, according to a report that was released by the santa clara county district attorney's office. [gunshots] >> shots fired, shots fired. liz: the man with the gun's attempted murder suspect david lopez. last september, he learned officers to his -- lured officers to his location and then ambush them. the officer's use of force was deadly and reasonable. the city manager's office have made revisions to city policy related to criminal allegations against employees. following several serious complaints. under the new policy, certain allegations will result in the employee being put on administrative leave while the complaint is being investigated. that includes allegations of
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sexual misconduct, assault, battery, bribery and theft. the new policies apply to all city employees. yet another instance of racist graffiti has come to light at an east bay school. some students were so fed up that they staged a demonstration. dlm shows us what's being done to address the recurring problem at this california high school. >> there's been graffiti in the bathrooms, that's kind of been here for years and years. >> just days after these images of the california high school start team grinning while posing with a black mannequin had surfaced on social media, another instance of racially insensitive imagery has come to life. do you feel safe -- unsafe owing to school sometimes? >> more uncomfortable. >> this time, a caricature of george floyd with racist undertones and the words "spare some air" written on the boys bathroom wall. students gathered for a rally in the courtyard friday. this senior says the racist incidents are adding up. >> on the tennis courts, there
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was racial slurs written. there was like two years ago, there was someone wearing a kkk sheet for halloween. for our first day of senior year, we were supposed to decorate our parking spots and there was the confederate flag, there was "don't tread on me," stuff like that, more slurs. >> abc7news even reported on 4 instances of racist graffiti at cal high in 2016. >> bought our home in san ramon in 1999. even before then, there were incidents in the news of this type of thing. >> the san ramon valley unified school district tells me this week they hosted a livestream discretion -- discussion on this incident with students, reiterating the incidents are unacceptable and not representative of who the cal high grizzlies are. students hope it's enough and in time for the next generation. >> i do want the kids, the
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younger people of color to have a better experience in high school. >> this parent, whose daughter was out friday's rally against racism, says education also starts at home. >> if they want to think a certain way and raise their kids in a certain way and those kids want to act in a certain way, there's really not much you can do. >> the district tells me more ramped up efforts are planned for the upcoming school year. in san ramon, dion lim, abc7news. liz: california's gas price say new record high today, bad news for drivers wanting to leave this morning. san francisco came in at $6.35 per gallon, a record high for the city. in oakland, drivers are paying six stars $.22 per gallon. in the south bay, san jose travelers are seeing $6.23 per gallon. memorial day we can is traditionally the start of the summer travel season. with gas prices this high, the roads may not be as congested as they normally are. tim johns talks to bay area travelers and tells us how costs are impacting their plans. >> the holiday weekend is now in
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full swinging and people around the bay area are taking to both the roads and skies ahead of memorial day. >> numbers are going to be much higher than they were last year and much higher than the year before, but we do not expect it to be quite as busy as 2019. we are likely to see 2017 levels. >> clint henderson is the managing editor of news for travel one site "the points guy." travelers are still buying tickets at a rapid pace. >> in general, we've still got so much pent-up demand for the past 2.5 years that so far, we are not seeing a softening in bookings. >> on the roads, gas prices are currently sitting at record highs. according to aaa, the statewide average is now over six dollars a gallon. despite increased costs, jim says he would probably still go out of town the second. he tells us if the high prices continued, he may switch his mode of transportation for future holidays. >> i am really leaning towards getting an electric car.
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>> it was a similar story for andrew wong, who was filling up his motorcycle at a san francisco gas station. >> i do have a car, but with gas prices being really high, i have an suv, it gets like 17 miles per gallon. this thing gets me much more mileage, so much more affordable. >> he says he plans on staying in town this weekend, however, when he does hit the road again this summer, he says he knows he will have to pay for the experience. >>. it is what it is we got to pay to drive. >> in san francisco, tim johns, abc7news. liz: let's get a check of that memorial day forecast. it was kind of drizzly driving in this morning. lisa: definitely, had to use the wipers. in the city, conditions are pretty good although we have a low cloud deck that will keep us cool. the onshore flow already pretty breezy. a southwest wind has not quit all night long towards the delta. the winds are not only going to kick up today, but as we get in well, it's going to be windier.
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here's a live look at live doppler 7. we have yet will clip us, allowing for maybe a few few sprinkles up in sonoma and right along the shoreline. here's a look at the current numbers. 56 in oakland, 58 in fremont. exploratorium,, where it is cloudy, looking at the gray sky for quite some time, in fact, pretty much all day long looking at the clouds, very slow to clear. as we get into the first day of the holiday weekend, the cool numbers, below average. even though we warm up tomorrow in some spots, as well as monday, we will still be a bit below average for may sanders. tuesday, wednesday, not as warm as what we saw the previous week with temperatures in the triple digits. here's a look at the cloud cover throughout the day. 1:00, you see the low cloud deck hanging on throughout the peninsula and south bay, even into marin. a few pockets of clearing.
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here comes that weak system. by late in the day, clouds us up again. if anything, we just have the wind, the cloud cover, may be a few sprinkles along the coast. we rapidly clear through the overnight hours into your sunday, with some gusty winds io rnnn here's a look at that wind profile. by 2:00 this afternoon, winds over 20 miles an hour to near 30. this is today. they will get a little lighter through the evening and overnight hours. look what happens into sunday, they start out out of the north windier, and then by about 7:00, we've got 50 mile an hour wind gusts. the marin county coastline, 30 miles, half moon bay, and from 25-28 miles an hour through the delta. it is a cooler but sunnier day for some of you on sunday. here's a look at sunday with the 60's along the coast, may be a few 80's inland. by the holiday, we've got a few more 80's, more 70's along the bayshore. getting back to work on tuesday,
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the warmest today with low 90's and upper 70's over in oakland. highs today from the low 60's downtown, a lot of cloud cover, windy, breezy elsewhere. 72 in fremont. cool numbers and the north bay. 68 in santa rosa, 74 in san jose. we are brighter and windier for sunday. memorial day featuring pretty seasonal weather, breezy onshore winds, and warmer days come tuesday, wednesday not hot, like we had before just a bit below average. thursday and friday getting set for another go down. that brings. . june. we could see maybe even a few more sprinkles. we will talk about that later. liz: june gloom. thanks. the music is returned to the napa valley. bottlerock music festival is back. sky 7 was overhead showing that more people are taking part this year. the moment the gates opened at 11:30, many fans made a mad dash inside. metallica fans rushed to get a
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spot up front near the stage. >> a little early. is it going to be worth it? >> my friend said this is pretty late. usually, we are in line 12 hours, sometimes 24 hours ahead of the band. it's our passion, it's what we love, this is what we continue to do. liz: bottlerock was canceled in 2020 and delayed by three months in 2021 due to the pandemic. this year, there are some restrictions and masks are encouraged for inside venues. bottlerock continues with a star-studded lineup lasting until tomorrow. a modern and musical twist on the disney classic fairytale "cinderella." "cinderella." they i've lived in san francisco for 20 years. i'm raising my kids here. this city is now less safe
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for all of us. chesa boudin is failing to hold repeat offenders accountable. he prosecuted zero fentanyl drug dealing cases, even though nearly 500 people have died of overdoses. i'm voting yes on h to recall chesa boudin now. we can't wait one more day when people are dying on our streets.
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liz: the new movie "sneakerella" gives us a modern take that flips the script on the classic cinderella story. no glass slippers here. we meet a male hero who is really into snickers. george pennacchio has a preview for us this morning. >> wait a second, digidesign
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these -- did you design these? you are the guy that everybody has been talking about. >> "sneakerella" offers a new twist on cinderella, telling the story of a young man who dreams of designing his own line of sneakers. he meets the daughter of a mega footwear taken. she helps him gain the confidence he needs to pursue his dreams. the actor is proud to be part of a feel-good, family-friendly movie. >> i feel like we all could use a little epicness, a little dance party, whether it be outside, in your house. that's a tone we wanted to set with this movie, it's a movie you can watch with anyone, from your little brother to your great grandma. ♪ george: this project was the
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first time jacobs had to learn real choreography. he got by with a little help from his friends and family. >> thank you, disney, for having faith in me and the team and my mother for helping me practice. george: former nba all-star plays the sneaker king. he said he just could say no to a role that let him do things he'd never done before. >> i love to do what they don't expect, and i always, like, a lot of people have dreams and i've lived out a lot of or most of my dreams. but my big dream, because everyone that knows me, i talk about "the wizard of oz" and i talk about "west side story," and i just love that i got to finally be in a musical. george: george pennacchio for abc7news. liz: looking to vote in person. santa clara county is opening its doors to walk-ins. we will have all the details for you to cast your ballot this
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weekend. this is what police do not want to see this again. what officials say they are doing to stop sideshows before they start. ♪ ♪ ♪ whether someone is across the neighborhood, across the street,
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or across the room, you have the power to make them feel right at home. ♪ ♪ ritz. a taste of welcome.
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♪ ♪ >> building a better bay area, moving forward, finding solutions. this is abc 7 news. ♪ liz: good morning, everyone. thanks again for joining us. we are going to start this half-hour with another look at the forecast. lisa: good morning to you. the sun coming up in just about 20 minutes. you have to be well above that deck of low clouds to check out that sunrise. we have a lot of low clouds and high clouds. 56 in belmont, 53 in coma. 50 santa rosa, 55 in livermore. 7:00, it is cloudy, mid and upper 50's. throughout t 1 houbrksn th over, especially inland with mid and upper 60's. you get some sunshine and mild low to mid 70's in the south bay.
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a few peaks of son for the -- a few peeks of sun for parts of the north bay. we will talk about that, the chance of seeing any sprinkles, and when we were met for the long weekend. liz? liz: thank you. a napa man pleaded guilty to plotting a bombing of the democratic headquarters in sacramento. prosecutors say ian rogers and an accomplice planned to target the democratic offices and social media headquarters in an attempt to keep former president trump in office. rogers was arrested in january of 2021 after police found guns, ammunition, and pipe bombs in his home. he could spend up to nine years in prison. in the east bay, a man is under arrest, accused of five sexual assaults and police think there may be more cases. the first was in our buddy on march 30. police say the victim was -- wasn't our bernie -- was in albany on march 30.
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a similar attack happened on april 29 in oakland. the victim was grabbed as she was walking down the street. on may 21, a 60-year-old woman reported she was assaulted in berkeley, then managed to take pictures of the suspect and posted them online. another assault happened on may 24 in albany. berkeley police arrested the suspect, 44-year-old tommy giles junior. they arrested him on that same date of that last attack. several east bay cities are joining forces to crackdown on illegal sideshows this weekend. the city of antioch is leading the charge. as unser house on explains, their message, don't come to antioch. >> anyone looking to come to antioch for a sideshow event over memorial day weekend, there is a message from the mayor. mayor: don't come to antioch, because you're going to be found and held accountable. >> the intersection of lone tree and blue rug drive in antioch continues to be a hotspot for sideshows.
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skidmarks line the intersection. >> you can see right here, we have sideshows that have taken place here. ownd did not realize them from m that they were this close. >> alicia lives walking distance from the intersection. she says not only is it loud, it's dangerous. >> and it is so disheartening because this is a main artery of our community. we have a fire station right here. what if someone is having a medical emergency and needs the fire station because they want to come out here and just act like total buffoons and hold the community hostage? >> the city of pittsburgh has put some traffic measures in place to cut back on drivers doing donuts. this weekend, it will join antioch, brentwood and oakley. mayor thorpe says sideshows have a history in the bay area dating back to the 1980's. he adds the tricks and the risks that drivers take have become more dangerous, which puts those watching at risk, too. >> it has become unsafe as
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people have gravitated towards cell phones and wanting to film everlasting that takes place. and so, that's what makes extremely dangerous, is that people get too close. >> he says police are taking proactive steps to stop sideshows before they even start. >> as a matter of fact, this past saturday, there was a plan to sideshow. we disrupted, shut it down and it did not happen. citations and fines can cause size so -- cost sideshow drivers thousands of dollars and vandals will be arrested. >> it may not happen that night but are drawn technology and the cameras we have the city are going to find you and you are going to be held accountable. liz: happening today, santa clara county voters can vote in person for the june 7 primary election. starting this morning, you can cast your ballot by walking up to a voting center in prison. doors open at 9:00 a.m. today and they close at 5:00 p.m. voting is open until june 6 in person. if you are voting by mail,
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ballots must be returned or postmarked by election day, june 7. sergeant major of the army michael grinstead is leading a commemoration event and walk across the golden gate bridge for memorial day weekend. it starts at 3:00 p.m. goldstar families, san francisco city officials and veterans, along with multiple military support organizations, are joining the sergeant major for the walk. snacks and water are provided. flags are going to be placed on headstones at the san francisco national cemetery for memorial day weekend this morning. this is a look at how the flags were placed last year. boy scouts, veterans and volunteers are going to be placing flags starting at 9:00 a.m. they will cover more than 26,000 headstones located at the ceremony. a memorial day observance ceremony is scheduled for monday at 10:30 in the morning. the warriors have a week off to get ready for the nba finals broadcast right here on abc seven. we will find out who they are facing after sunday's game seven
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between the miami heat and the boston celtics. this is the third version of the golden state franchise making a finals appearance. 2015, we had harrison barnes, then we have the kevin durant dubs, now this present team has steph curry as a centerpiece. curry won the magic johnson western conference finals m.v.p. award. there are some who think he may have surpassed magic as the best point guard ever. a finals m.v.p. is about the only thing left that he has not won. curry is focused on making the most of the warriors' sixth trip to the finals in eight years. steph: i appreciate the way the teammates celebrate with me. like i said, that acknowledgment, six out of eight, the ability to play in another finals, i mean, what else could you want? so, i'm excited about it. draymond: we continue to stick with it and show what we are capable of, so this one feels great, but we got 4 more wins to
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get. liz: the nba finals only on abc seven starts on thursday, june 2 next week with game one. a reminder, single-game tickets for the first three games of the finals go on sale to the general public later today at 2:00 p.m. still ahead on abc seven mornings, we are taking a look at how meditation is helping seniors' mental health in the south bay. is a live look outside this morning looking out at the golden gate bridge. it is quite foggy this morning. we will check in with lisa, when we get back. ♪
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a man strengthening minds through meditation. >> breathe in and out. in, out. in, out. >> in a time where seemingly so much negative surrounds us, seniors at the senior living center in san jose are finding a sense of calm. >> direct your energy up and down. >> the cdc says around 7 million americans over the age of 65 experience depression each year, partially due to a lack of physical activity. these meditation classes are just one of the many resident led activities for seniors to build community and strengthen their mental health. >> it's important to involve yourself with other people, to socialize, and just in general, the workouts make you feel better, make you feel stronger, and make you feel safer. >> the activities director says it is important to let the members of the community lead the class to give them back that
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sense of control they sometimes feel they lose. one of the most popular instructors is 92 year old master. >> exercise, you work on it. the meditation exercise, it started in china 2000 years ago. imanybody has a question regardg meditation, regarding tai chi, he is the man. >> a man of privacy and few words, the master says he would rather have his class do the talking. the tai chi master has earned six degrees and learned the art of meditation from china. his classes are bringing up the mental spirits of residents and employees alike. >> he is extremely important, let me tell you. a lot of the staff here has learned a lot from him as well and it all centers around our mental well-being and our physical health because those two go hand-in-hand. without one, it's hard to have another. >> he>> hopes to teach mental strengths are his community can live an active and exciting
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life. in san jose, dustin dorsey, abc7news. liz: all right, lisa, let's get another check outside because it is pretty chilly. you don't always think of that for memorial day weekend. lisa: hanging around here long enough, yeah, you definitely do need the jacket when it comes to approaching summertime. as we get into the day today, very breezy, weak weather system to the north of us. here is a look at montalvo, 45 degrees. i will talk to you about a cool start to the long weekend. liz: all right, thank you. also next, giants manager gabe kapler always ready to take a stand for what he believes in. what he says he will not be out for the national anthem unless things change. larry beil will have the
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liz: welcome back. here is a live look at the bay bridge this morning. a little hazy as people wake up
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on this memorial day weekend. in sports, this afternoon, the a's will try to bounce back after dropping the first two games of their weekend series against the rangers. the athletics face texas at the oakland coliseum. first pitch is at 1:07. the giants will try to rebound from their loss at the reds. last night, the giants kicked off a 10 game road trip in cincinnati. here's sports director larry beil with the highlights. larry: good morning. the giants are in cincinnati this weekend. the manager, gabe kapler is making headlines. he said he will not come out for the national anthem until he sees some progress being made in this country on gun control. gabe: i just don't, i don't plan on coming out for the anthem going forward until i feel like there is -- i feel better about the direction of our country. so, that will be the step. i don't expect it to move the
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needle necessarily, it is just something that i feel strongly enough about to take that step. larry: as for the game itself, long rain delay and since he so they did the fireworks pregame. the reds are really bad. drury crèches high heat on a 0-3 pitch from carlos rodon. joc pederson had a dustup with tommy pham before the game. bases loaded in the eighth, hit by pitch forcing and darin ruf. next man up is brandon crawford. double play ball. and the threat is over. giants go quidoing this against a team with the worst record in the league. a zen rangers, this is pretty much what i look like on weekends -- a's and rangers, this is pretty much what i look like on the weekend. sean murphy, bombs away. 5th of the year. a's come back to take a 4-2 lead.
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chad pinder, high, deep, a loha. rangers tie it up in the eighth, scored three more in the ninth. marcus semien, three hits. that. 8-5 was the final score. the a's have dropped five of seven. heat-celtics, the series has flipped more than the leprechaun. miami needing a winter for skim seven. jason tatum -- jayson tatum, he had 30 but only 11 and the second half. jimmy butler came up from miami. he had 30 after three. the heat were up by seven on the road and yes, the butler did it, 17 points in the fourth quarter for butler, playoff career-high 47. miami victorious 111-103. game seven is sunday in miami with the warriors waiting on the winner. the lakers hiring darvin ham as their new head coach. he's been an assistant with the bucks, before that, was with the
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lakers on the bench as an assistant. darvin ham was a bad man. that dude shattered backboards. he has great respect and he's got a big job with the lakers to try to turn that team back into a winning franchise. that's a wrap on morning sports. have a great weekend, everybody. i am larry beil. liz: will any day this holiday we can be nice and warm? lisa: looks at the actual holiday on monday. nice and sunny for sunday but certainly windy. today, a lot of cloud cover, low clouds and a breeze. a week weather system heading into the sierra nevada. what a gorgeous view as the sun comes up. a deck of low clouds and we will be looking at a mix of clouds and sun for most of us. 54 in the city, 56 in oakland and mountain view and santa clara. 59 in san jose. temperatures will be below average, despite our warm up tomorrow for some of you and monday for all of you. there is a look at emeryville,
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all the low clouds, 3/4 mile vasa ability half moon bay. 51 in santa rosa, 52 petaluma with 55 in fairfield and livermore, 57 in concord, mid 50's here at the beach. we will be looking at highs coming up to the 60's with that west-southwest wind up to 20 miles an hour, so breezy certainly at the coast and a lot cooler locally closer to home. clouds once again slow to clear. we will have the marine layer and then some high clouds, a w eak weather system sweeping through sonoma, parts of marin. and the coast later on today. . a cool start to the holiday weekend. a warmer finish but tuesday and wednesday, a bigger warm up with temperatures in the 90's inland. here's a look at that cloud cover through 1:00. you can see some holes there, pockets of some clearing over into the east bay, but it remains mainly in the 60's out there. but for full sunshine inland, we've got some 70's but how quickly the clouds come back, and there's that tail end of the
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weather system that could bring some sprinkles through the san mateo coast. quickly, the clouds were clear on out overnight, allowing for a sunny and windy sunday. highs today in the south bay looking at low 70's milpitas, mid-seventies in los gatos. partly cloudy there, partly cloudy, breezy along the peninsula. upper 50's half moon bay, 70 san mateo, 72 palo alto and downtown below average by about three or four degrees with 62. 58 in the sunset. north bay numbers, it's a cool day for wine country, just in the upper 60's. last week, well into the 80's over the weekend. 71 in nevada, vallejo 69. heading over to the east bay, it is breezy, gray to start, partly cloudy skies through the afternoon with upper 60's. you go inland, it will be mild, kind of the best weather will be inland with temperatures in the 70's, not too hot, a little bit of a breeze. 72 in concord and pleasanton.
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heading up to napa today, we cloud up in the afternoon, low 70's, and then a warmer day on sunday with upper 70's or bottlerock. the accuweather 7 day forecast, a few sprinkles may be along the coast later on today and then we are sunnier, slightly warmer for some and then windy on sunday. seasonal and breezy for memorial day, temperatures climbing through the 80's and 90's tuesday and wednesday, still cool at the coast. by thursday and friday, we cool off dramatically this time next week. liz? liz: thank you. taking care of our environment is a big part of building a better bay area. new zealand's prime minister was in san francisco this week to sign an agreement with california to combat climate change. the discussion over gun-control could not be avoided given new zealand's past experience that changed gun laws. leah melendez reports. >> inside the botanical gardens at golden gate park, new zealand's prime minister, just send arden, and governor gavin
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newsom agreed that when it comes to combating climate change, good enough never is. both exchange copies of an agreement to share new ideas to help both california and new zealand reduce their greenhouse gases. gov. newsom: ideas that have been generated here in california and can be exported to new zealand, and ideas that we can import from new zealand. >> when it comes to california's main impediment to a cleaner state, car emissions lead the way, while new zealand has two, cars and the number of animals on farms, which emit 71% of methane gases. p.m. arden: making food for the world is costing our environment. >> the prime minister said her country would like to adopt something similar to california's cash for clunkers program. new zealand has vowed to be carbon neutral but 2050. california's goal is to get there by 2045.
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the elephant in the room was of course the issue of gun control, unavoidable for a prime minister who in 2019 was forced to take action after a mass shooting in christchurch. p.m. arden: it was clear that the new zealand public expected politicians to find solutions and quickly. are they the answer to all of our issues as they relate to weapons new zealand? no but they were practical steps that we believed were necessary and would make a difference, and so we made them. >> the prime minister to meet with president biden on tuesday to discuss trade and investments in the region. in san francisco, lyanne melendez, abc7news. liz: next, oracle park's stands were packed with cheering fans this week and were not there for the giants. we show you the big event that took over the ballpark. ♪
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liz: welcome back. here are the winning numbers from last night's 157 million dollar mega millions drawing. the meganobody picked all six n. tuesday night's jackpot increases to $170 million. the 44th carnaval san francisco is back this weekend after a hiatus during the pandemic. the festival will have like music, dancing, arts and crafts. the new attractions include a new community lead cannabis garden, a tech and gaming pavilion and a lgbtq dedicate stage. the festival starts at 10:00 this morning alas until 6:00 p.m. the grand parade starts at 9:13 marmol. graduation season is in full swing right now with universities across the bay area holding ceremonies that we have not seen since before the pandemic. san francisco state held two commencement ceremonies at oracle park thursday and friday to celebrate graduates from the class of 2020 through 2022. lynn mahoney praised students
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for their resiliency through a time of uncertainty of remote and hybrid learning. yesterday's graduating class is one of the largest in school history with over 7000 students. congrats to all them. next on abc seven mornings at 6:00 a.m., police in uvalde, texas facing even more criticism this morning as questions mount from tuesday's school shooting. the shocking admission from law-enforcement officials. is memorial day weekend, a time to honor the fallen. we have the details on events happening today in the bay area. ♪
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solutions, this is abc 7 news. >> they had their vests on weapons, showing off these guns they had, and they did not go in. >> questions amounting as officials lay out the new timeline of the deadly shooting in texas. law enforcement admits he made a series of mistakes. thanks for joining us on this memorial day weekend. we will have more to come on the deadly shooting in texas. let's get a look at the weekend forecast with meteorologist lisa argen. lisa: a couple of weak weather systems. you can see the sierra nevada
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looking at activity. another went later on today keeping temperatures


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