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>> next at 6:00, find out how close we could be to a b.a.r.t. strike on monday. >> why more than 100 people were arrived outside chevron plant today. >> and gay rights advocates marched in protest to the russian consulate today. >> ama: we are now 30 hours and counting until a b.a.r.t. strike. tonight there's still hope a deal can be reached before another bay area traffic nightmare comes on monday. for the latest on contract negotiations we do live to keira
clapper who has been monitoring the negotiations. >> they have been inside this building negotiating on and off for the last eight hours. the b.a.r.t. negotiator says no one wants a strike to help but also tells me he doesn't think a deal is going to be made tonight. >> i feel good every day. >> the b.a.r.t. mappingment and the two unions representing b.a.r.t. workers went into negotiations at 10:00 this morning, hopeful. >> both sides are still meeting so that's positive. reporter: they're working against the strike deadline. at issue, salary, pension, and benefits. >> we have to get a real information to the table, do what we need to do. >> after two hours of talks they parted ways for a lunch break. >> our intent is to get it done. the board and management, nobody wants a strike, i'm sure the unions don't either. >> this union negotiator did not offer any update on blowing. >> no comment.
>> but made it clear when they return they were too busy to eat. >> actually we didn't eat. >> caffeine. do it do it diet of caffeine. >> b.a.r.t. riders are anxious for an outcome, remembering last month's b.a.r.t. strike and the headache it made for their commute across the bay. >> i had to give myself at least an hour and a half, normally a 20 minute commute, and i would still be late. >> even -- no matter which alternative, it's going to be slammed. >> the lead b.a.r.t. negotiator telling me his doesn't think a deal will be made tonight but does think talks will continue tomorrow. we'll be here as long as they're here and bring you developments as they happen. abc7 news. >> ama: about 400,000 people ride b.a.r.t. each day. many of them were forced to drive during the strike in july. though that was a holiday.
if a strike happens monday, metro transportation officials expect 10% more traffic on the roadways. if the barret -- b.a.r.t. workers walk off the job, ac transit will supplement transfer lines with additional buses to and from san francisco to the best of their ability. they carry the bulk of riders a month ago during the strike. san francisco bay ferry we aide -- add additional boats. transportation officials are asking commuters to carpool in and out of the city. we have assembled a range of resources for you at abc7.com. including alternative options, and follow us on twitter for breaking news updates.
>> richmond police arrested more 160 protesters during a raucous protest against chev ron's richmond refinery. the arrives followed a loud march through the city of activists and rimmed residents and accuse the company of jeopardizing air college and hastening global climate change. police moved in after the protesters staged a sit-in. >> our children have a right to grow up in a healthy and a stress-free, and a risk-free environment, and with chevron having these incidents every couple of years, their future is jeopardized. >> chevron refuted the claims the company was harming the environment and said, data collect bid the air district shows that richmond air quality is among the best in the bay area and is similar to san francisco and better than
concord and napa. >> a loud protest was held today in front of the russian consulate in san francisco. as part of a worldwide effort to draw attention to growing hostility towards gays living in russian. protesters lifted a large rainbow flag outside the consulate building. it's part of an outcry over new laws by russia roz parliament that mikes it illegal to speak about home esexuality to children or speak of it publicly. >> start with these marginalizing and criminalizing entire troupes of people and it's just outrageous and needs to be more focus on this. russia needs to be forced to back off. >> gays and lesbian russians have been brutally beaten, harassed, and attacked following the passage of the laws. the country is now concerning how the laws will be enforce it
during the winter olympics. >> the gay fabulous ice skater person walking down the street. >> a top russian lawmaker says the law will not apply to olympic participants and guests. that is not good enough for some lgbt activists who want the law repealed all together. >> san francisco police are look for two suspects in connection with a triple shooting. shots were fired in the bayview district this afternoon. by the time the police arrived the three victims had driven themselves to the hospital. officers taped off a white nissan the victims were in the condition of the man and two women is unknown. a 19-year-old passenger in a car was shot to death in downtown san jose, bring the city's homicide count to 30. the woman and the driver were on the street after 1:00 this morning. someone outside the vehicle fired for unknown reasons. the woman died at the hospital an hour later. police are not sure if the violence was
hospital after jumping out of a window to escape a fire. firefighters were called to an apartment building on center street at 3:30. a unit was fully involved in flames. the woman wasn't injured by the fall from the window bud did have burns and is currently at the medical center. it took ten minutes to put the fire out. cause is anywhere investigation. >> tonight a man is being treated for serious injuries suffered at a house fire in oakland. firefighters were called to a single story house this morning just after 3:00. they went into the burning home and rescued a man who was taken to highland hospital. officials don't consider the fire suspicious, but the cause is, of course, under investigation. still to come as 6:00, what went wrong after this old plant explosion in california that injured at least five people. >> why police in santa cruz are looking for this woman tonight.
>> ama: man lost a leg after being hit by should rap nell -- shrapnel in a plant explosion in bakersfield. at least four other people were treated for minor injuries. the man may become a double amputee because of injuries to his other leg. the building was imploded to make way for new developments. >> police in santa cruz are searching for a robbery suspect who ditched a ski mask for a more fashionable disguise. this woman in her late 40s robbed a bank of the best on pacific avenue this morning just before noon. police say she never showed a weapon. she demanded money and ran off. she was wearing a beige sweeter, are you plows, sun glasses and a straw hand bag. >> you tip it. they'll haul it away. the helicopter is offer the free
service to stop fires. the chipper program will haul away chipped trees, some rubs and other vegetation free of charge. the service is available on first come first served basis from august 19th to september 27th. >> people behind an effort to recall san diego mayor bob filner are facing loungeds. filner has been cuted be nine women of making unwanted sexual advances and refuses to resign and will begin two weeks of intensive therapy on monday. analysts say it's important the mayor's opponents show unity. >> even the slightest concern can hurt for the simple reason 100,000 plus signatures is a big hill to climb. >> organizers have 39 days to gather the signatures. filner's lawyer blames the city for his clients situation.
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fog to be with us tomorrow morning. here's a look at the highs today. half moon bay saw a little sunshine as the fog pulled away, so 64 degrees was the high. san rafael, 74. antioch, 87. 88 in livermore, and 69 today in oakland. nice shot. the low clouds and fog have not quite made it to the embarcadero in san francisco. san francisco, 59. you have 55 in oakland. 71, mountain view. san jose, 73. from high above our mt. tamalpais camera you can see the low clouds making its way over the bay right now. santa rosa, 71. holding the heat in fairfield, 80. 83 this hour in livermore. san jose, the blue sky but overnight, low clouds will spread inland, slightly cooler sunday afternoon and the cooling trend will start tuesday, wednesday, possibly lingering
into thursday as well. we woke up this morning with quite a bit of low cloudiness and fog, with the fog pattern still set in place with the cool sea breeze continuing to push that further inlean, -- inland and is that's what we have to deal with tomorrow morning. 53 in half moon bay. antioch, 58. livermore, 54. we have area of low pressure just off our north coast. continuing to bring us in a steady stream of those onshore winds, and the cool air mass, you'll notice -- i'll take you into next week. there's sunday, still sitting to the north. monday, backing up just a little bit, and then by tuesday, wednesday, and possibly thursday, it just moves rooking over the bay area. so it will be with us through about mid-week, and then after that, higher pressure will start to build in and start to warm up. this is the trend for next week.
livermore, 84. notice how it dies by wednesday and thursday. only in the mid-to-low 70s, and even san jose as well. by wednesday, only 71. here's the highs for sunday. 76, san jose, peninsula, low 70s. upper 50s at the coast. 52, san francisco, overcast conditions. novato, 75. oakland tomorrow, rather comfortable, 69. castro valley, 70. inland, 84 for brentwood, 82 for pittsburg. and friday and saturday up near 90 degrees inland. you can follow it live doppler 7hd on twitter for the latest bay area weather conditions rain or shine, plus, get video forecast through "spare the air" alerts, and weather tweets. >> ama: thank you, leigh.
>> ama: shu has sports. >> mike: after allowing six runs in 3 2/3 innings, tommy malone was sent down today. the a's playing the rangers today. starting off with someo o power, cespedes delivers in the first. matt garza trying to sneak a curve ball past him. ain't going to happen. time for a hand shake with coco crisp. in the fifth. down the left-field line going foul. no, it's not. that's a solo home run. it became quite the topic during day games in oakland, the dread sun ball. sogard bunting in the seventh. callaspoum in.
time to rage. grant ballfour, high heat, and a's win 4-2. >> you want to get off to a good start, and as i said earlier, too, usually there's some times that before a good starting pitcher gets comfortable and doing his thing, you got a chance to score some runs. so we played also small ball early and yoenis' hit was huge. >> mike: giants and rays scoreless. escobar off instance -- lincecum. watch tim's reaction. i thought it was gone. top three. brandon crawford. one up the gut. scoring francoeur. bottom half, one out. rays with runners on the corner. zobrist, to second, cantonal the double play, mow leap that scores. a 1-1-ball game in the eighth.
high lights another 9:00 and 11:00. >> tiger woods making a built of a statement at the brickstone invitational at firestone where he has won seven times. his final shot at winning a major next week is next week at the pga championship. 'm front runner and pga tour history on the thirst hole for birdie. 14-under. second hole, back-to-back birdies to start the round. rory mcilroy not in contention, trying to fine his game before next week's pga championship where he is the defending champ. 3-under 67 today. henrik stensen, bird putt on 17. begins tomorrow's round seven become of tiger. he had a 2-under 68. woods in control at 15-under par. >> it will be a marathon finish sunday at the women's british open. fourth hole today, mv park, lining up the putt. look at the bull just blowing in the 40-miles-an-hourpensin of py
in the day. >> missy franklin, the fifth win at the world championships today in barcelona. the event that landed her a fifth goal with the 200-meter backstroke. she won with ease. franklin has one race left. should her team win she will join michael phelps, mark spitz, and christine, the only swimmer to win six events at the world or olympics. >> pro football hall of fame inducted members today. larry allen out of sonoma state university ended his career with the niners, bill parcell, hodgkin's, chris carter and curly cup join the most coveted fraternity in football. allen played with dallas and the 49ers and won a super bowl ring from995
>> one of the lesson is learned in my life, never to become down from anybody. i've carried that lesson through my whole career. i just knew i had to win every point. >> mike: a lot more tonight at 11:00. this sports report brought to you by orchard supply hardware. >> fantastic. next at 6:00, how the hot weather helps these officers
>> ama: join me tonight at 9:00 on cable 136789 we'll tell you why state leg -- regulators are investigating offshore drilling operations off the california coast. >> if b.a.r.t. workers strike it could affect more than just commuters. the people who say they'll lose big bucks when the trains stop running. >> today, traffic police in one chinese city found themselves in a different kind of pursuit today. these little piggies made a run for it when the truck they were ride riding in overturned on the expressway. you can hear them squealing. they ran down the road, doing
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