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>> terry: in the news, police detectives investigate two separate fatal shooh in san francisco. right now volunteers in the south bay are resuming their search for sierra lamar armed with new optimism. i'm terry mcsweeney. we'll start with a look at the forecast so we turn to lisa argen. >> lisa: good morning. here is a look at transamerica pyramid. it's about 850 feet. you can see that fog thinning out. a powder skies downtown. today temperatures will be coming up a little bit. 68 there but it's going to be warm inland. 54 in fremont.
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54 in concord and 50 at our coast. that is where we've had problems with dense fog that will be with us for next couple of hours. sunny skies by midday. by noontime, low 50s at the coast. low 60s inland and by afternoon, 62 at ocean beach and 92 in livermore today. much cooler tomorrow for mother's day. >> terry: this morning san francisco police are investigating two fatal shootings from two separate crime scenes. first occurred about 9:30 last night and a man and a woman shot in the western addition at turk and laguna streets. the woman is expected to survive. the 54-year-old man died at a hospital. the victim was disabled and walked with a cane when he suffered a gunshot wound to the neck. the secretary shooting in ocean view district in san francisco in 7:30 in front of a family
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resource center. the man was in his early 20's. he was chased down by several men. >> there is a new focus on the world a es oldest profession. they had a marched against prostitution from 2nd up to 23rd avenue. they say it's unsafe for children. nick smith has more. >> reporter: this is what has the residents of san antonio and east lake neighborhood so upset. working girls. they salesman between 2nd and 23rd avenues and among oakland's and busiest location for illegal sex activity and robberies. that is why the community hopes this rally. they are calling for a comprehensive strategy to address the sex tra trade. >> barbara tucker is the oakland city attorney. she is spearheading the move as
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identifying it as a haven for pimps and prostitutes shut down. this she sued the national lodge and national inn. >> we're trying to get the court to shut these businesses down for a year so they can change their business model. >> reporter: there has been some progress. more than 20 security cameras were installed along international boulevard a few aimed in the direction of the national lodge. >> the marcher went through the neighborhood and organizers vowed to return until they are satisfied that the businesses are pushed out. >> and there are additional signs of progress. the oakland school district has trained hundred staff members when students may be at risk for
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sexual exploitation. >> occupy protestors in albany have two hours or face eviction. they have been on the land about three weeks. u.c. is offering to drop all charges and give the occupiers two seat on a special committee but that is on only if they leave by 10:00 this morning and occupiers say think wouldn't leave voluntarily. about a dozen protestors cited at the admissions office. most were minority students and they say they were unfairly denied admission. 12 protestors were cited for trespassing and released. >> they are asking the public to send them evidence that have violently confronted police during protests. the city has filed lawsuits
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against three individuals. >> "abc 7 news" broke exclusively to the san francisco woman who lost her husband and two of her sons to a reputed member of the notorious mf-13 gang. they were shot to death four years ago while driving home from a family picnic. edwin ramos was convicted thursday. t bologna had been married to his wife for 22 years. danielle found out about the murders from a police officer. >> he said, danielle, tony and michael are dead. i was like this can't be happening. i thought why me? what did i do to deserve this? >> we protected her adented because she and her two surviving children are in the federal witness protection
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program because they are afraid of gang retaliation. we posted the video under see it on tv. >> right now volunteer searchers are out looking for any sign of missing teenager sierra lamar missing since mid-march. also this morning, they are sifting through tips from all over the country generated by last night's episode of america's most wanted. >> reporter: this is a mother's day message she wrote for her two daughters but especially her 15-year-old sierra. >> i'm reaching out to sierra letting her know that i love her so much as a mother. definitely she is a joy of my life. i do refer to her as my miracle baby. >> reporter: she also wrote this tloy keep sierra in people's minds. >> i'm still not giving up.
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i'm still hopeful. i'm just letting everybody know this day is wide open. >> ever since they found a jetta this week. the car was spotted close to where sierra was seen march 16th. >> its strong lead and want to follow up on it. >> at the elementary school, the search will resume with volunteers as it has for 8 weeks. >> everybody is asking the question where is sierra lamar. >> the search went national. episode of america's most wanted highlighted her and the owners of the volkswagen. >> this is national coverage and it's very important it's out there. >> the search will resume this morning where volunteers will gather here at burnett elementary school in the morning
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hill. >> terry: from indonesia this morning, word that search crews have remains of 54 people when a russian plane crashed. peter adler was on the jet when it went down on wednesday. search and rescue helicopters have been hampered by foggy weather. they are looking for the black voice box and data recorders that could explain what happened. >> reaction of jennifer hudson after a jury convicts her former brother-in-law of killing three members of her family. a bay area barber shops, they are offering a chance at a healthier life. we'll explain in a couple of minutes.
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jennifer hudson is thanking prosecutors of conviction of a person that killed flee members of her family. jurors took three days to could convict him of murder. former gang member was jealous of estranged wife seeing another man. hudson was emotional but
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relieved by the verdict. >> one of facebook's founder is renouncing u.s. citizenship. he actually made the move a few months ago. he was born in brazil says i said nor practically to operate out of singapore where he now lives. practically he can avoid most capital gains taxes on $3.5 billion he is expected to be worth next friday when facebook does go public. mark zuckerberg brought the road show home to silicon valley. he hopes the 200 invited guests will snap up billions of dollars of stock when facebook goes public. he told them top priorities on the mobile apps in creating what he calls a on transform active advertising experience. >> barber shops will be offering more than a cut and shave. they are in the black community and that is exactly the reason they have been chosen as sites
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to help african-american men. a eric thomas has the story. >> reporter: at new chicago barbershop in fillmore district it's hard to find someone who has high blood pressure. >> it's borderline but it's a little high. >> or knows someone who does. >> i don't but i have family members that do. >> reporter: that was too much for the doctor to swallow. the southern california physician came up with the idea of screening for high blood pressure and diabetes the one place you are guaranteed to find groups of african-american men, the black barbershop. >> the barber knows what is happening in the community. so we are bringing out our health message, eating healthy and examiner skies go and identifying those people that have diabetes and high blood pressure. >> the cdc says more than 26% of black men have hypertension.
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they are twice as quickly likely to be diagnosed with it. conversations in the barbershop tend to be flee ranging and health talk is not out of place. >> to find black men to get your information across is the way you'll find them. >> and use them to spread the word. >> i was told to get a screening because a lot of people are dying from stroke or kidney failure, diabetes. >> we have conversations about politics. we talk about our families. we talk about relationships, sports, now we're talking about our health. >> they run from 11:00 in the morning to 4:00 in the afternoon. for a list of barber shops taking part. go to i'm eric thomas, "abc 7 news." >> lisa argen joins us now and a big part of the forecast, is
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that mother's day forecast tomorrow. >> today we're looking at low clouds and fog bringing a cooler start around the bay. here is a look at santa cruz with a southwest flow, waves of three to four feet today. look for sunshine, 60s later and much hotter inland, i'll detail it for you next. >> also the inge-sanity, larry beil has highlights in sports.
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>> terry: is that a beautiful shot or what? live picture of mount sutro. we're looking out from mount tam looking down at sutro tower which goes 977 feet high. checking with lease a lease, she has measured it and she says yes. fog along the coast. 60s, 70s, 90s. highs. you can have any season you want today. all right. >> in less than an hour, bone marrow donors will come together in san jose to raise funds and to raise awareness about bone marrow transplants. be the match, be the one run.
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it takes bart in guadalupe park in about 40 minutes. the run, walk benefits patients with leukemia and other life-threatening diseases. it highlights the case of a 11-year-old petaluma boy diagnosed with leukemia. he is a bone marrow he needs a bone marrow transplant. >> tomorrow mother's day and abc7 is looking for the bay area's luckiest mom. here is some photos from the news family. carolyn tyler, karina rusk, heather ishimaru, we want to hear how special your mom is. go to facebook and click on the movdz day button. upload family photos and tell us about your mother. you could be featured on "abc 7 news." i was waiting for a picture of
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lisa argen and her adoring children but we didn't have time for that. >> i will take one for you. >> we'll have it tomorrow morning. >> maybe next weekend. [ laughter ] >> terry: you are not going to do it. >> lisa: i'll do it. good morning. we, looking at that fog out all morning long. here is a look you'll notice, pretty interesting out there. it's been about 8900, 900 feet and partly cloudy skies in san francisco with some sunshine here later on. numbers coming up today downtown it was breezy yesterday. 54 is the average high. 68 is what we can expect today. 49 the cool spot, a west wind at the beaches and that fog which is compressed air long the shoreline. 60 in livermore and 60 in san jose because it's compressed we're going to have microclimates in full swing today. if you were up at this time. you noticed it's cooler and the
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city. hayward and mountain view. check livermore. couple degrees warmer. that will be the trend for the valleys as we have the dense fog at the coast and warmer weather inland. we're talking 5-7 degrees warmer today than yesterday. that will be pop us out from 10-15 degrees above average. tomorrow we're going in the other direction with a cooler day. a sea breeze for mother's day. in fact i'm going to call it much cooler. coolest day of the week following on monday. so if you like it warmer today, today is the day and inland valleys. we do have high pressure to build in to the north 6 us. that is setup to give us the northerly offshore flow. but we have low pressure right around the bay. that is allowing for the fog to continue to slide up along the coast. quite foggy from santa cruz to watsonville and monterey this morning. it will thin out. we'll look for the nice summertime spread, 95 in fresno it was 73 in los angeles.
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watch out for the dense fog if you are spending any time here at the coast but it will be confined to the immediate shoreline. 84 in yosemite and 70 in northern sierra. back home, what a nice day in oakland at 76 today. 72 in richmond. average high should be in the mid 70s but look at san jose, 88 degrees. so most of santa clara valley enjoying sunshine and pretty warm day. peninsula quite comfortable, 79. san mateo with upper 70s, over the hills is where we have the heat. one day event we'll look for much cooler temperatures tomorrow and at our coast. it will be kind of foggy from time to time. mid-60s for santa cruz. right now you are at 50. 57 in monterey. low to mid 80s for hollister and gilroy. we're looking at a nice afternoon today. warmest day out of the next 7, pretty big cooldown tomorrow and
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temperatures really cooling back and mainly 70s. 50s at our coast, cool down thursday and friday. every two days or so things are changing. >> if you wanted heat, go inland and you can get it? >> yes. >> matt cain is going to be stopper for the giants. the giants lost a ninth in a row to d'backs. here is larry beil. >> good morning, giants opened this season by getting swept by the diamondbacks. they were back in the desert for more of the same. and look at this one cabrera, solo home run, second one for melke but that is all they would get. madison bumgarner, smoked, fastball. paul, second of the year. both came against the giants.
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a.j. pollack, already buddy going back, 5-1 is the final. >> break out the faces paint, a's and tigers, 26,000 at the coliseum. josh rips to it right center off rick porsello. whatever brandon inge is eating i want some. that is three-run shot. 8-2 athletics. reddick again and ryan, aloha, right off his glove. as the a's demolish the tigers, 11-4. >> a.j. knows what he is going to be doing the next few months, working out hard. the receiver from illinois,
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leaning over there. these players have not been in a game since december but even the coach harbaugh ha what have they been doing the past few months. >> we have a ways to go. it's not a panic button. i knew where it was going to be. it's the process of going from "a" to "z" and we'll get them there. >> san jose sabercats. you know the nose rings complete the look for me there. mark brees to james row, 35-34. hank edwards, saber cats win fourth straight, 70-59. >> tiger woods wasn't thinking about making the cut he was thinking about contending and will play this weekend at players championship. he was in danger of missing the cut. he reeled off four straight birdies, shot off the pace at
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minus 2. brian, nicely done. three-way tie for the lead. they are all at 8 under. here a 45 birdie. he shot a 68 in. >> n.b.a. playoff action, clippers and grizzlies, fourth quarter. mike con necessityly. he had 33. randy hits the three with seconds left. its 2-point game. clippers got a foul! memphis runs out the clock to win 90-88. game 7 is sunday in memphis. mike shumann will be here tonight at 5:00 and 6:00 and 11:00. i'm larry beil. >> terry: commencement day for a few bay area universities, some protests and some celebrities, we'll tell you about that, also inspirational story, a woman
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tells cheryl jennings about her rise to the top of the male dominated venture capital industry. >> i'm nannette miranda in sacramento, some tips from realtors and district attorneys on how to avoid off
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as if the economy hasn't hurt people enough. across california, vulnerable
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homeowners facing foreclosure is being cheated by swindlers. nannette miranda has the warning coming from sacramento. >> nothing i can do about it. >> kenneth hamilton, is looking at once was his home for 14 years. someone owns it now and has it up for rent. he tried to save his condo but instead he lost it to foreclosure after giving a broker nearly $2,000. >> he redues made mortgage from 780 to $386 and all of this i should have known, i can't be true. i fell for it. >> it's stories like this that sets up a new public awareness campaign and california district attorney's association. mortgaged scams are up nearly
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60% nationwide this year with the golden state a prime target. >> california is lucrative targeting for scammers. with seven metro areas posted in the top ten for foreclosure rates. >> they expect more fraud as ripoff artists will use the national mortgage settlement to lure more victims. >> we have seen you know scrupulous operators, having scammed their own friends and neighbors. they are known to target members of their church and take advantage of their trust. >> red flags include anyone asking for payment up front. promising to stop the foreclosure process or instruct you to stop contact with friends about foreclosure. hamilton had those signs but it was too late. >> they are cracking down on the
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predators. it has revoked more licenses in the last three years than at any time over the past two decades. >> terry: this morning one of the five sailors killed at farallon islands during a race last month will receive a posthumous degree. they will award a bachelor's degree in business administration to 25-year-old jordan frum. they plan to announce a scholarship friend in his name. he died along with four others after a sailboat ran aground. three crew members did survive. >> google executive eric schmidt is the keynote speaker at commencement ceremonies. more than 3,000 seniors are expected to walk across the stage starting this morning at 10:00 about 90 minutes from right now. it will include speeches and awards and lots of proud family members. you can expected a lot of traffic in berkeley around
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bancroft way and oxford. it ends about 1:30 this afternoon. >> some sonoma graduating sfrs are vowing to protest an honorary doctorate. it's starts in half an hour right no you now. professional women 28 billion in venture capital investment with close to 3700 deals. no industry is more male dominated than venture capital. we sat down with in-depth talk.
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you know, i just applied a lot of hard work. we tried to put that issue aside and to be so well prepared for every assignment i was given. starting a firm that is a great path for women. you are the boss so there is no coming up the ranks. in venture capital it's interesting because it is a very competitive industry. only 11% of venture capitalists are women. it's very small percentage.
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what helped me is because we were so specialized. it really leveled the playing field given my expertise. >> i know it's called clearly you are a trailblazer. it's the first time there has been a panel the on venture capital. here we sit in the heart of innovation of the world. what funds it is venture capital. >> is what interesting in and why i think women are particularly well suited for venture capital. we all think it's about technology but in fact if you ask any venture expect a lift what is the key to success, it's all about management. it's all about the people that you are backing. i think women are particularly good at judging people. that is the key to success in venture capital. my advice would be, don't be intimidated and follow the area
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most passionate about. they will be speaking at professional women's business conference at moscone center and cheryl jennings will be emcee. for more information on the event we have a link on our website at under see it on tv. lisa argen is here now talking about one heck of a forecast. >> nice and sunny out in san jose. 60 degrees. average high should be in the mid-70s, no, not going to happen if you like yesterday. near 90 in the santa clara valley. big changes for mother's day. more coming up. >> also ahead the viruses that can infect a smart phone. the target of choice and we'll show you things you need to watch out for. >> an airline passenger pays for extra leg room but doesn't get it. i'm michael finney and the airline won't refund their money until i get involved.
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>> terry: you are looking out at the transamerica building and bank of america building in san francisco. you can see remnants of the fog. in fact a minute ago, the very top of the transamerica was blocked by clouds. i'm verifying as we speak and she says 853 feet to be exact.
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but great day on this pre-mother's day eve as they call it. >> we've all been warned about the veir us that can infected our computers but the latest is high-tech device in your pocket or purse. in this time they are after your identity. here is jonathan bloom. >> visit the coffee shop and you are bound to see people surf the net with smart phones. now, they run android operating system. >> i was one of the first android. >> she chose it because it's more open and let's you download apps from more places. with that freedom comes a risk. >> there are fake apps that coming out for the android. >> a security researcher one claims to be popular sharing site but there is one problem for that. >> there is no official app for
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the android but casual user is not going to research that and download and who knows what they are going to get. >> a new scam installed a malicious app in a hacked website. they could use it to install spyware. >> you i am for a financial transaction and i can remotely have that report off to a server and i can are transact on your behalf, scary things. >> what do you worry about it? >> bank account information. >> i guess i have banking stuff on there, wells fargo passwords. >> will is enough fear that they are launching a security app for android much like the anti-virus software you have on your pc. >> if you lay your phone down and you don't have all the features in place, it's easy for me to get in there and gain access to your information. >> your phone probably stays
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logged into facebook. if you are really worried a more elaborate password. >> it's 15 digits. >> jonathan bloom, "abc 7 news." planes are more crowded these days and many passengers try to upgrade their seems for a little breathing woman but sometimes paying more is not a guarantee of getting more. here is michael finney with the story. >> it's expensive. >> nancy is a pan am stewardess back in the 1950s when she were still called stewardesses. >> they were definitely treated beautifully and food was wonderful. 45 people on an airplane. >> things sure have changed. nancy was willing to pay an
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extra fee recently. she was going on a very long trip to the most remote place on earth, antarctica. >> i need to put my legs up. >> she had to fly to argentina first so they offered her this seat. she would get four extra inches of leg room and her seat would recline 50% more. >> yes, thinking all the time i'm going to get a huge big seat. >> whether she got on the flight nancy says her seat was narrow and barely reclined. firefighter attendants said there was were no other seats. so she sat cramped for 12 hours. >> you had to make an effort. the seat would come here. so there was no way you could sit out. >> the packed plane contrasted sharply with other her final destination, the snow scaped
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antarctica where the only civilization belongs to the been begins. >> the trip was worth the long haul but nancy told delta she wanted a refund for the leg room she didn't get. >> they kept going around in circles and very sorry about this. we can't do anything about it. we'll give you a voucher. >> delta would not refund her money, offering her sky miles or one year voucher toward a future flight. nancy wanted her money back. >> that. >> i got in touch with michael finney because i felt they owed me what i paid for. >> reporter: we contacted delta and within ten days, they sent this e-mail, the concern you shared with kgo tv have been sent to my attention. there may have been something we overlooked. they will refund the $120. airline tells us delta regrets this situation occurred and worked directly with the
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customer to resolve the issue. >> and thanks to kgo and michael finney. >> they did not explain why she didn't get the leg room she paid for the refund. the airline says it's against company policy to discuss customer cases. if you have a consumer problem, let me know about it. go to >> terry: california wildfire season has started early. it's been voracious with 800 fires so far. that is triple the number of fires than last year. they are warning everyone the unusually dry conditions is a shortage of rain and snow over the last several months. today is the final day of wildfire awareness week declared by governor jerry brown giving a heads-up what may be to come. and also speaking of that, will come. here is the forecast from lisa argen. >> lisa: marine layer has grown
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taller overnight. it's helping the onshore breezes here in the city. it's sunny behind us but depending on where you are this morning, you will get some fog, fog hanging out at the coast by later on this afternoon. anywhere from 800 to 900 feet. we'll look for golden gate park on the gray side but later on today, it should be a lot like yesterday. upper 60s and much more warming south and east. 51 in oakland, 55 in fremont. 58 in mountain view. 50 in half moon bay. overall it is feeling a little bit cooler this morning. we are looking at visibility improving already to nearly 40 miles at half moon bay. we were down to quarter of a mile earlier and napa had low visibility. cool start except for livermore. warm finish once again and fog staying right at the coast.
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dense marine layer becomes compresswood a breezier weather on the way tomorrow for mother's day. so we do have high pressure to the north. working in our favor to warm us up. low pressure sending those low clouds up from the south. we've got gray start in santa cruz, watsonville and monterey. that fog really not going anywhere. it's going to deepen again overnight tonight. another 500 feet or so and it's going to make its way further across the bay. that is going to aid in our cooling for the second half of our weekend, mother's day. you felt the breeze yesterday and not a lot of change. we're keeping it warm. we expect it to be warm in our valleys with 90s from fresno to sacramento. winds are kind of light so not bad out there if you want to head out to the coast. three to four-foot waves.
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68 downtown. anywhere in 4-15 degrees what they should be 76 in oakland and richmond coming in at 72. 80 for santa rosa and napa. upper 80s to near 90 for much of the santa clara valley. we'll look for low todd 90s returning from livermore and concord today with the coast in the low 60s. stinson beach, point reyes, pretty foggy and santa cruz, partly cloudy skies and 76. warmer weather from morgan hill to gilroy. seven-day forecast, warmest day of the week today with 90s returning and warmest locations so the above normal readings switch quickly tomorrow to below normal. we'll look for further cooling on monday. tuesday and wednesday looking at another bump up in the temperatures then more cooling thursday and friday but no rain out of seven days.
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>> you mentioned earlier, sunshine in the foreground but you see the clouds doing a loop around the east side there. >> that's right, local boy. >> the dinosaurs are back. no wisecracks, lisa! >> see what they are saying about
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>> terry: suddenly the world has become very old at the
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conservatory of flowers in golden gate park. dinosaurs are roaming the earth again in a brand-new exhibit. don sanchez takes you back 250 million years. >> reporter: if that is t-rex singing his head out doesn't startle you there are some of his friends inside who may. >> a giant plants, you have rex an exhibit that starts 250 million years and finishes 65 million years past. >> a lot of rivers are formed. a lost lakes are formed. in general the earth backs lot more humid. as that happens, plants are actually able more to evolve. there is a lot more water and a lot more nutrients and lot more competition. >> they develop defense
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mechanisms. many of the flora and fauna have roots and there is way to verify they existed. >> a some of ways which plants were back around back then there is a group of scientists out there that study dine saw poop. >> this show is interactive. you can hear their sound or hear feel the earth move. >> there was volcanic activity. a lot of lava flowing. >> you will encounter a massive dragon fly and there turtle is here. >> and it is a time that the earth was shifting. they have turned this into area that it's turned into golden gate jurassic park. >> terry: coming up next, how you can help support the bay
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area's largest single day food drive today, and down the even
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>> terry: here are the winning numbers from last night's $16 million mega millions drawing. mega number was 8 and nobody got all six, however, someone down in san jose bought ticket at bernal shell station, that ticket is worth $200,000. that lucky person had five of those numbers. tuesday's jackpot is estimated $25 million. >> amgen organizers are warning drivers to expect delays and to plan alternate routes when the tour de france style race goes through the bay area next week. it starts tomorrow in santa rosa. on monday they will be winding their way from the marina going north across the golden gate and
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south down to santa cruz. tuesday will start in san jose and goes through central contra costa and finishes in livermore. for road closures and schedule on our website at under see it on tv. >> a reminder the 20th annual stamp out hunger food drive is today. it's the largest for food banks. to participate all you have to do, fill a bag with non-perishable food items, place it by your mailbox. this is your chance to help stamp out hunger. lisa argen has the forecast, personally that i enjoy. >> i do to. we have the fog at our coast. still in the city in spots. 68 later today. 76 in oakland but the warm weather inland and also down around santa clara, 80s to 90. it's foggy along the central
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coast but increasing sunshine, big cooldown monday and then warmer. >> have a great mother's day. thank you for joining us. neck newscast at 5:00. keep track of us on twitter and to go facebook.
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