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aspecting peaceful dem mop- -- dem mop -- demonstrations. contractors were playing beat the clock. >> i was asked to come in and board this up, yesterday. >> this was noontime five hours before the demonstration was scheduled to reach oakland. >> they asked me to board it up. >> the last time he had to board up the foot locker was in july after rioters, many thought to be outside oakland, trash businesses on broadway and other downtown streets. right next door the pizza man shot was hit. this afternoon the manager was waiting for his turn to be boarded up. >> we understand it's a riot but we understand the fact we have to pay for something, we have no part of it. >> closing the store means no pizza will be sold but employeed
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will have to be paid. he figures he'll be out $3,000, and he supports a peaceful demonstration. >> i just wish them the best. i hope they come to their mind and senses that unfortunately we don't have nothing to do with anything. >> sometime tomorrow former b.a.r.t. police officer johannes mehserle is expected to be reeseed -- released the long -- los angeles jail. the release is credit for time served before his trial. relatives and supporters of oscar grant, who are upset it was not a murder conviction, are planning to show their anger at the early release. this map doesn't want it to be at the expense of the city. >> oakland is really a nice place, and it really shouldn't be taken out on oakland. the may hem -- mayhem and stuff shouldn't be taken out on
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oakland. >> reporter: tonight, an extra 100 oakland police officers will be on the job. the mayor's office says jean quan is keeping an eye on the situation, monitoring it, but keeping a low profile and the city and police have not gotten an indication that outciders are planning any trouble. >> alan: took nearly two yours for johannes mehserle to be charged, tried and convicted in the shooting death of oscar grant. it happened in 2009 after a scuffle on the platform of the fruitvale bart station. a jury found milesly guilty of involuntary manslaughter on july 8 twowsmght. the judge said there was no evidence that mehserle intended to shoot grant. he was sentenced to main jail sentence, two years minus time
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served. he has served a total of 365 days, including the time he was held prior to this -- his sentencing, and mehserle could be released anytime after 12:01 tomorrow morning in los angeles. we'll continue to bring you the latest on his release tonight on abc-7 news at 11:00, and tomorrow morning beginning at 4:30 a.m. updates will also be posted on the web site at abc7news.com. in other news, tomorrow morning a federal judge will hold a hearing on a motion to throw out the judge's ruling that california's proposition 8-which pans same-sex marriage, is unconstitutional. the issue is judge wearer -- judge walker himself and whether most legal scholars believe his sexual preference is not an issue but the fact he did not
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disclose his long term gay relationship could be an issue. the supporter0s same-sex marriage plan to demonstrate outside the federal courthouse before tomorrow's hearing. family and friends of missing nursing student michelle li are not giving up hope of finding her alive. they're hoping someone will come forward. >> reporter: you know, it's been almost a week since police classified the search for michelle li as a homicide investigation, but today her friends and family have never been more determined to fine her alive. this is the street where her car was found, and this afternoon her friends and family came to this neighborhood to blanket it with displiers beg neighbors -- with fliers and beg neighbors for help. the neighbors were talking -- the friend were stopping people on the streets asking them for
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help to bring the nursing student home alive. the reward has ground to $65,000. there are t-shirts and fliers list her as a missing person although police say they believe she has been murdered and on friday conducted a search, the police did, for ten hours in a remote area of the east bay with search dogs but came up empty handed. one more reason why the friends and family are not giving up hope. >> we're frustrated we don't have any evidence where the case is going or whether or not she -- that -- whether or not we should stop our efforts. so until we get the evidence, we're going to fight for her. >> michelle reside friends and family say they recognize that hayward police have limited resources. the just wish police with share more information with them. the police have inleed the -- enlisted the fbi's help in what they call a search for a putt. but they don't say what leads them to this conclusion. friends and family say that
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until they have hard evidence she was murdered, they continue to bring her home alive. live in hayward, abc-7 news. >> alan: swimmers took to the frigid waters off crown beach this morning to make a point. about a dozen people waded out to the spot where suicidal man drowned after firefighters watched. organizers claim the first responders could have done more to save the 53-year-old man. alameda firefighters say budget cuts prevent them from being recertified to conduct water rescues, force canning them to watch. the woman who called 9-1-1 watched the event from the shore and said she felt guilty for not doing more. >> i thought, why didn't i do something? obviously it would have not been that difficult. >> alan: the demonstrators say the conditions, similar to at the weather today, were so mild a rescue would have been ease y.
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a 2009 fire department memo explains that firefighters would be certified within 30 to 45 days but the alameda fire department has consistently refused to explain why it never happened. we left a message for the fire chief to respond today, but so far no callback. flooding is a big concern today in press know -- fresno county, and a flood watch is in effect because warmer temperatures are melting the huge snow pack. the flood watch runs through today, and the sheriff's department has shut down parts of the kings river due to rising water. the five-mile stretch of river is a popular spot for rafters. >> a lot of trees that have fallen down that can trap floaters or novice kayakers. you have to be on your game. >> alan: several people were rescued from the tressing -- freezing water yesterday. the sheriff's office is happening out citations to anyone found in the area that is
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offlimits. >> a wildfire in eastern arizona has grown to nearly 700 square miles but officials are confident they're close to controlling it. firefighters have only 6% containment but they allowing most of the evacuees to return home tonight. there was some concern about windy conditions yet but the gusts helped crews fight the flames. >> it's actually helped us out because it's burning out the interior of those areas that haven't burned. so that's securing that. the key for us is the direction, and yesterday those directions were really favorable. >> alan: the fire crawled four miles to two major powerlines that send electricity to texas but firefighters managed to hold the fire back. >> the number of top democrats calling for congressman anthony weiner to sign is growing. today the second ranking
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democrat in the house joined the party leadership in requesting weiner's resignation over his sectioning scandal. weiner reminds define,. >> reporter: after walking down the street weiner left on what a spokesman said was short leave of absence to become a healthier person an attempt, some say, to hold on to his job. nancy pelosi and other democratic leaders have been telling weiner to sign. >> i made some mistakes and acknowledged. >> democratic leaders believe he was digging in his heels to avoid resignation. >> for the go of all he should step aside and address those things that should be most important, his and his family's will being. >> irresponsible behavior has created a distraction.
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>> and nancy pelosi said if weiner needed to get help, he should get it without the pressure of bag member of congress. >> the democratic leadership got together and said we can't go through another week or two of this. we have to move on and get back 0 our message. >> weiner is get something support in new york. >> i support you. i think it's your private life. >> that, even after the latest revelations that along with second lewd photos to self several -- several women, he sent messages, called harmless to a 17-year-old student. plans to call for weiner's resignation even before they found out about the 17-year-old. >> when the chairman of the congressamal campaign calls for you to resign and you hang on, you haven't accepted the reality of the situation. >> weiner is becoming more and more distraught, friends say and he needs the treatment he is
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reportedly getting now. >> alan: newt gingrich is looking to restart his presidential am pain -- campaign tonight. it will be his first speech since thursday when 16 of his top advisers quit. a copy of the speech provided to the "associated press" dunce -- doesn't mention the temperature -- turmoil. the homerrer house speaker will discussion foreign policy and supporting israel. >> new illinoiss of representative gabrielle giffords show few signs the arizona congresswoman suffered a gunshot wound the head in january. two fates were posted on her facebook page. the second photo shows giffords with her mother. her chief of staff says she could be released as early as this month but still hat months of therapy ahead. >> a new legal battle for an el
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of the company's big unveiling at its developer's conference. it's not the technology but the name that has one company filing suit. and it's a boy. ahead, the new addition to the newsom family. >> leigh: what a terrific day it was today. temperatures climbing as much as 15 degrees in some locations. how much longer will this warm spell last? we look at the forecast coming up.
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an an an days after apple made a big announcement over the icloud he company is being sued over the name. icloud communications, a company based in arizona says the service is identical to what it hat been offering since 2005. in it's lawsuit filed thursday icloud communications claims that worldwide media coverage of apple's service has led the public to associate icloud with apple. the suit seeks an unspecified amount of compensation. apple representatives have not responded to requests for
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comment. californians have a lot of sunday traditions. bun bay area assemblywoman is trying to start a in one. she is teaming up with farmers and agriculture companies to declare sunday as eat local by california grown day. they promoted the idea at the stones town galleria farmer's market in san francisco today. moss says it's not just about eating healthy. >> given these tough fiscal times we need to do what we can to make sure california businesses remain viable and our agriculture stays the bread basket for the nation and the world. >> alan: moss says that by making meals once a week spirally from california goods sales could increase by $26 billion annually. the assembly has passed a resolution supporting the idea and it's working its way through the senate. >> lieutenant governor gavin newsom is a proud new dad. his -- he and his wife now have
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a son. hunter was bon this morning, weighing 8-pound four occupieses. -- four ounces. congratulations to. the. >> it was great day to get outside and explore and that's just what hundreds of people did at san francisco's sunday street program. and then later. >> have ourselves a new world recordholder. >> alan: how a poor black smlgt's -- black s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s
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view neighborhood as part of its sunday street program. some parents took advantage of the wide-open streets to teach their children how to ride a bike. live music and health booths lined the streets and next month a section of the great highway will be closed for that event. >> leigh glaser is here. >> leigh: great day. a lot of warming. i told you last night it would begin today and it has. some locations as much as 15 degrees over the cool numbers from yesterday. and here's a look at the high definition mt. tam al pies camera. even parts of the coast cleared. you can see ocean beach. some locations still had the patchy fog but really a terrific day. check out the temperatures. concord, 81. 69 in napa. 59 in san francisco. a little fog now starting to creep back in. 60 half moon bay. and los gatos 75 degrees.
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san jose 73. here's a look at highlights for you as we head through the evening. we'll go with a little bit of patchy fog near the coast. temperatures really came up today as much as 13 degrees in livermore, up seven degrees in ant york nine degrees in concord. san francisco managed temperatures at two degrees there, and napa up three. we'll continue with a little patchy fog near the coast. expert more -- expect more warming. tuesday will be the warmest day of the work week, and then after that we slowly start to cool things down. thursday friday, much cooler. you can see them talking about nice northwest wind component. pushing the low fogs and clouds off the coast and overnight temperatures, 57 for antioch livermore, 52. 53 with a little bit of patchy fog for san francisco. north bay, santa rosa, 46. and 47 for cloverdale.
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here is the setup. you can expect this the next couple of days. this is the trough that passed by yesterday, bringing us cool conditions. high pressure building in pushing the storm track to the north. the high will settle in monday night and tuesday and going to mean warmer temperatures. inland location biz tuesday, upper 80s, close to 90. tomorrow, a little patchy coastal clouds near the coast. otherwise, numerous 80s will start to break out. mid-to-upper 60s near san francisco. and we'll see 70s down towards the peninsula. here's a look at our highs for monday. 78 for san jose. cupertino, 77. at the coast look for commit miss sunshine. 54 for half moon bay, 75 for redwood city. 70 downtown san francisco, north
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bay, 83 accept rose sacks 82 for napa east bay, oakland warming into the mid-70s. interior east bay, definitely enjoy some heat tomorrow with 83 for antioch, 84 for brentwood. 75 for santa cruz and 84 for gill ryo. the seven-day forecast, warmth and upper 80s, 90s. the cooling trend starts thursday and friday. >> alan: let's talk to shu here. the a's are struggling. >> mike: boy, while they get acquainted with the new manager bob melvin there's growing pains, but home runs never hurt. but the team is snakebit. we'lllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll
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>> mike: the oakland a's cannot buy a victory. today in chicago they were snakebit by an umpire. taking infield path pennsylvania -- practice before the game but went help.
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three-runt blast puts the sox on top. then scott sizemore turns on one. it's a solo blast. we're tied at 3. bottom of the frame quentin grounds one to sizemore, the inning-ending double play. another oak lane error. runner scores. 4-3 chicago. top nine, weeks, frozen rope up the middle. jackson scores. now 5-4. next batter, coco crisp. a close play at first, called out. he can't believe it. neither can bob melvin or myself. a's can't catch a break. a 5-4 loss. final tuneup for the u.s. open and we had a 39 and a 41-year-old going to sudden death. final round play at tpc in memphis. on 11. harrison frazer, sinks his birdie put, moves into a tie
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with karlsson after karlsson goings the 18th. frazer gets a chance to win but his approach goes into the water. karlsson need this par putt to force playoff. money. we head to sudden death. their playoff hole karlsson needed to extend the playoff with this putt. can't run it in. the 39-year-old, harrison frizz -- frazer gets his first pga tour victory. >> the five hour energy 500 at pocono raceway, jeff gordon passes landon cassill on the inside, and gordon would rule from there. takes the checkered flag. his fifth win at pocono. 84th victory in his creemple second this season. jeff gordon moves into a tie for third, in nascar career victories list. >> nba finals on tap.
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dallas leading the series. miami with a must win to force a game seven. the mavericks want to end it tonight, winning their first nba championship in franchise history. the pressure is on miami as dallas has two games to win one. >> just hoping for one game. not worried about what comes with that. we want to find a way to win on the road and just focused on executing our game plan, and not so much everything else that comes with it. >> we worked all year you know to get home court, and even though we're in an elimination game we got a great opportunity with the series coming back to miami, two games on our home floor. >> mike: game six kicks off right here on abc 7 in a half hour. and stay tuned for after the game with larry beil a nate thurmon, and reggie will women williams -- ridge? i williams. see you after the game. >> alan: the whole sear has been
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a sweatout. >> mike: one of the best. >> alan: if man celebrated his 18th birthday today by being named the world's shortest man. the son of a poor blacksmith in the philippines is just under 2 feet tall. he beat the previous record by three inches. nobody can spain -- explain why he stopped growing two months after he was born. his brothers and sisters or average size. his mother says she is very happy that her son will be famous across the world. the shortest man. look at him. oh, that does it for abc-7 news at 5:00. game six of the nba finals coming up. see you at 11:00. captioned by closed captioning services inc.
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