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>> announcer: live where you live, this is abc7 news. >> ndusc, who are we? >> new at 11:00, passionate pleas ple pleas from protesting parents it would split a school district into two. i'm dan ashley. >> and i'm alma daetz. >> if some parents get their way, a new smaller school district that you see here in red would be carved out of a larger district. >> cornell is live in contord tonight. cornell. >> reporter: will they stay or will they go. a group of parents felipe map on the school district. they say it's just too big but some opponents call that idea segregation.
the battle cry of unity from parents and teachers in the mt. diablo unified school district who don't want to see a is he session from the school district, even the superintendent hates the idea. >> we believe it will hurt our students. it will hurt our parents. and it will hurt our teachers. >> reporter: a group of parents who live in the affluent north gate attendance area of walnut creek want to break away, allowing five schools to secede and create the north gate school district. >> our mission is to create a smaller community-based public school district that will be more responsive to the needs of our students. >> reporter: the parents stress dressed in orange t-shirts made their concern known, others called it segregation. >> economic status is also a form of segregation. i see us taking a step backwards into the 1950s. >> reporter: north gate parents deny any move to segregate. >> we'd like some accountability, we'd like some representation.
>> reporter: some parents worry a new district would cut special needs programs. >> i'm here to stand up for my son and for the other 360 kids with special needs whose programming will be disrupted. >> if ain't broke, don't fix it. >> reporter: the county office of education will hold another hearing wednesday, then decide if the idea of sa session can move forward. the state will have the final word. in concord, cornell bernard, abc7 news. >> breaking news, a manhunt is on right now after a gunman opened fire on police in chicago. police say it was a targeted attack. two officers were almost shot in the back. investigators say two vehicles pulled up alongside the officers' patrol car and someone started firing. both officers are in serious condition, but are expected to survive. >> new at 11:00, it came out of nowhere. tonight a car flew off the road and crashed right into a solano county home. >> check it out. it happened just after 7:00 tonight in vallejo. abc7 news reporter has the story.
>> reporter: to say john jackson had bad luck would be an understatement. >> this is the second time. >> reporter: you heard him right. tonight, it was a white suv that smashed into his back bedroom. three months ago it was a different car, but same bedroom. >> i was in my sun roof back there watching tv. >> reporter: and what did you hear? >> world war 3. >> reporter: they believe the elderly driver sped down magazine street, lost control, took out a street sign, crashed through a fence, and rammed straight into the house. the airbag deployed and the man was trapped inside of his car. >> we had to remove some portion of the house to get him out so we can open the door and then we were able to get him out and extricate him. >> reporter: they report the driver was drinking. >> bottle of wine next to him. >> reporter: in the car? >> yeah. >> reporter: it's amazing jackson is still smiling after all this. in fact, he recently paid off
his house and does rn't plan to move. >> i've got allstate. i'm in good hands. >> reporter: the driver, meantime is being treated at kais kaiser for minor injuries. abc7 news. >> temperatures are cooling across the bay area tonight. here's a live look from our emeryville camera. temperatures reached the 90s today. we're not done with the heat just yet. abc7 news meteorologist sandhya patel is here with the latest. sandhya. >> it was a record setting day. take a look at the temperatures. 87 in richmond, 90 in napa. records for today. we had plenty of 90s in our inland valleys where we definitely felt the heat today. as you take a look as to what's coming tomorrow, the hot weather is going to hang on inland. first spare the air alert of the season has been declared. inland east bay poor air quality moderate for the rest of the bay area, but live doppler 7 showing you some fog. i'll let you know when this will bring some cooling relief to the
entire bay area coming up. dan? >> we'll need it. thanks, sandhya, very much. a dog left alone in a car in the north bay, dexter was rescued today in downtown san rafael. police say the temperature inside the vehicle he was in reached 156 degrees. poor dexter. the doors were unlocked so the police got him out easily. the owner received a citation. stay on top of the weather where you live with the abc7 accuweather app. download it free from the store. search for accuweather. >> more than 100 students have locked themselves inside kerr hall. they say they're not leaving either until the university meets their demand. >> abc7 news reporter is live on the campus. ka katey. >> reporter: there are 1 to 200 students inside the building. they've been inside there since early this afternoon.
they told me they had no other choice. the african black student alliance took over the administration building, locking the front door with chains and blocking others with furniture. organizers say the university wasn't listening. a spokesperson didn't want to give her name. >> we gave the chancellor a simple, very simple list of demands that will up lift and affirm the humanity of our black people. we will be here until our demands are met and we are not leaving until they are met. >> reporter: they want, among other things, guaranteed housing for african black caribbean students at the rosa parks african-american themed house, and they want the house painted red, green and black. a u.c. santa cruz chancellor says they have responded to the demands. >> with an explanation of what we're working on, what we're able to do, what we're not able to do. there's a variety of reasons for each situation. >> reporter: he says because it's a peaceful protest, the university will let it unfold. it started at noon with a march through campus. the reclamation of the space as the students are calling it
happened around 1:30. at u.c. santa cruz, katey marzullo, abc7 news. >> we heard from a 15-year-old boy shot to death in san francisco. he died yesterday. police say he was driving at sunset boulevard and kirk ham street when someone opened fire. they haven't determined if the gunman was targeting jackson or a 16-year-old passenger who was not hurt. his family says he hadn't been going to school and was having some issues, but they loved him through it all. >> we always hugged and kissed when we greet one another. and that's where he comes from. we're not perfect, but we love each other. and we're a strong family. >> family members say they forgive the suspect because they know that person's family is also hurting. >> a man who was in the standoff with police for 19 hours has been charged with murder. prosecutors say 38-year-old greg killed his wife in walnut creek on thursday.
he was tracked to martinez where he refused to leave his car. police say he was armed with a gun and a knife. after 19 hours he finally surrendered on friday. new tonight, a san francisco religious leader who led a battle to ban same-sex marriage has died. archbishop op george died today of lung disease in san rafael. he was an outspoken supporter of proposition 8, the measure banning same-sex marriage in the state. he served as archbishop op for nearly 7 years. he was 80 years old. >> new at 11:00, pig politics. >> i'm wayne freedman in benicia and this is hamilton. tonight his family went before the benicia city council to try to make him a legal resident. we'll tell you the curly tail coming up. >> and you have to see this. punches on the plane. what led up to this airline assault between two passengers. >> and why did hillary clinton lose the presidential election? tonight ams former candidate says she knows the reason. >> all that coming up.
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ordinances. pet pigs are popular pets in california. not as popular as dogs or cats or many hamsters, but popular nonetheless. in california cities, they are not legal. tonight benicia took on the question. do not let the rot weiler outside fool you. it is without question, a baby julianna pig named hamilton. he's a tail wagging guzzling come when you call him bundle of joy who hopes for legitimate pet stat us in benicia. that is why kristen went to the city council tonight hoping to alter a long-standing ordinance. >> i asked for them to make an exemption because the current ordinance really refers to market hogs or farm animals. that's an older ordinance. and i just asked for them to make an exception for the mini pig so that people could have them as pets. >> reporter: item 1255 b on the agenda would require licenses, be spayed or neutered and be limited to 22 inches at the
shoulders and 100 pounds. >> they want to be responsible about it and still enjoy their companionship. >> reporter: nothing is ever easy. enter marcy christianson president of the pot belly pig association who told the council tonight those size and weight standards are unrealistic. >> pigs are always hungry. they're pigs. >> reporter: and to keep even a minu miniature pig at 100 pounds is impossible. >> you don't put a weight limit on a german shepherd. why put a weight limit on a pot belly pig? >> reporter: that is what they decided. sometimes local politics can work. are you happy now? >> very. >> reporter: are the pigs happy no you? >> yes. >> reporter: as for hamilton back home, benicia welcomes you. from benicia, wayne freedman, abc7 news. >> a passenger who got into a fight on an airplane in japan said the other man suddenly flipped out.
>> stop! >> the man you see in black told abc radio the attack came out of nowhere. the suspect in pink shouted about america and the government and threatened to kill him. police arrested the man in pink who was also accused of attacking an airline employee. all right. well, speaking of being on planes, you may not like this. american airlines is decreasing the leg room between some of its economy class seats by as much as 2 inches. that will allow american to add more seats on its 737s. the new distance between seats will be either 29 or 30 inches depending on the row. while you're getting less space, you won't get a lower fare and united is considering a similar move. >> well, hillary clinton blames misogyny for playing a role in her election loss last year. she talked politics today during a charity luncheon in new york. she says she takes responsibility for the loss, yes, but other factors were involved. >> every day that goes by, we
learn more about some of the unprecedented interference, including from a foreign power whose leader is not a member of my fan club. >> clinton also spoke tonight at a planned parenthood gala in new york, slamming, quote, grumz of m -- groups of men in washington deciding the future of women's health protection. >> after surviving heart surgery, jimmy kimmel took the night off to spend time with his family. his wife tweeted this picture that says, i am thankful to love and be loved by these two brave guys. both and jimmy tweeted this pic of his family. it says, sincere thanks to the outpouring of love and support. dr. jane is keeping a close ear on billy who is very well. >> also touching and all working out great for him. we'll welcome you back when you get back to work. enjoy your new child, jimmy. >> the weather heated up around here today. >> more of the same tomorrow,
right, sandhya? >> it will be cooking, dana alma. in santa rosa, starts out cool. 57 degrees. look at the temperatures rising quickly by 4:00, 91 degrees. the inland areas will feel it again. if you're along the coast line, i have to tell you, you might be happy to hear that on live doppler 7 we're beginning to see some signs of change. half moon bay reporting fog right now and five mile visibility. here's a look at the hour-by-hour forecast. as we take you into tomorrow morning's commute, you're going to be seeing fog right along the coast line at 5:00 a.m. as we head into about the afternoon hours, the fog will still linger right along the coast in around point reyes area. that is what's going to cool you off at the beaches. hour by hour forecast, showing you the morning commute planner, driving, it is going to be foggy near the coast so use caution. light chop, ferry ride will be good. if you're walking it will be nice and comfortable. temperatures now may not be so comfortable sleeping if you don't have the a.c.
mild to warm outside just about everywhere in the 60s and 70s except in half moon bay. a spectacular bouview from our t bay camera. sutro tower is g it will not be the kay tomorrow morning. morning fog at the coast, cooler in the afternoon. heat hangs on inland. it will be cooler in all areas thursday. a sharp drop in temperatures, san jose you're going from 87 tomorrow afternoon to 71 on friday. a good 16 degrees cooler. concord dropping 21. you will feel the difference as we head into friday. hang in there if you don't like the hot weather. you can always download the abc7 accuweather app to help you keep track of the changing temperatures. the fog will be back, visibilty will be low at the beaches. temperatures in the 50s and 60s across the bay area. mild est reading inland. more like a summer morning than spring morning. tomorrow 88 in morgan hill, 88
in san jose. on the peninsula mostly 80s. the fog will be back in the sunset district. and that will drop your temperatures 68 degrees downtown san francisco, 75, north bay still wamer than average by a good 10 to 20 degrees. 91 in santa rosa. in the east bay 80, oakland 86, fremont inland, and it's going to be hot again. 92 degrees in concord, 91 in livermore. here's a look at the accuweather seven-day forecast. if you like the hot weather, you have one more day to enjoy it. if you don't like it, head to the coast. the fog will drop your temperatures mid 60s to mid 90s tomorrow. cooling will spread thursday, low 60s to upper 80s. notice the sharper drop in the temperatures. good 20 degrees inland, mid 70s inland on friday. 50s coast side, gusty winds dropping the temperatures further over the weekend. and we're even bringing in a slight chance of showers between saturday night and sunday. and then we dry back out again. alma and dan? >> interesting. sandhya, thank you. >> all right.
frappuccino and starbucks tweeted its release this morning. the drink includes coffee, cocoa, whipped cream and so-called cooling mint sugar crystals. the grande size has 470 calories. that's more than the unicorn frappuccino which starbucks tried out for five days a couple weeks ago that we reported at the time. >> i'd try that one. >> why not? i like mint. >> they're trying. they're trying to reel us in, dan. they're doing everything they can. >> the warriors got my attention, sorry, starbucks. >> the jazz looking very much like the best in the west. steph curry putting the jazz on spin cycle right here. i got you stifled, s
>> announcer: abc7 sports brought to you by river rock casino. >> the warriors open the semi conference finals. they have too much fire power for the jazz. we start with the 2007 we believe squad honored tonight. barron cat, foil right in the middle of it. good fun for those guys. steph in the first quarter, feeds it to draymond green. the dubs were 7 of 29 from deep. steph goes for 22 but did tweak his ankle. jazz two on one, draymond green. no, no, i got that. up to durant. with authority. 17 and 5 for k.d., warriors up by 12 at the break. third quarter, welcome to nor cal lob city. mcghee throwing it down. draymond green spectacular in this game. 17 points, eight boards, six assists. here's a play we think steph tweaked his ankle right on the landing. not believed to be serious.
warriors cruise 106-94. mike shumann with the action. >> all five starters with double figures, they take a one-nothing lead over utah in round two. >> we pickup where we left off. i think our defense started the first quarter, gave us a chance to settle in offensively and find our rhythm: we weren't clicking, you know, making shots early on. but our defense is really gave us an opportunity to kind of find that flow. >> we can't be relaxed. relaxed teams and happy teams get beat. so, you know, we have to come out with the same energy we had tonight. >> every possession matters in the playoff. every little detail. i love playing that way, you know, the stakes are higher. you're chasing the championship. >> reporting at oracle, mike shumann, abc7 sports. >> game two at oracle. giants and dodgers strong sock game right there. but the pitching not as strong. giants were up 4-0 in the
second. matt moore gives up this three-run triple to cody. moore allowed nine runs in three and a third. giants got one back and l.a. scored seven more. he had a couple two-run signals. not your friend. dodgers roll 13-5. a's and twins, sunny gray, season debut, disabled list after a month because of a lat muscle strain. gone. two minutes later. gone. jason castro, gone. gray gave up three bombs, seventh inning twins go back to back. byron bucks ton and doesh you are again. then it's joe with the 6th homer of the game by minnesota. and the a's get absolutely annihilated 9-1. i feel like i could have hit one out in this game. i could have given up a homer for sure. [ laughter ] >> abc7 sports brought to you by river rock casino. steph was asked about his ankle after wartsds. he described it as routine maintenance. >> come on. we see through that. >> i love kevin durant saying happy teams
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