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good morning, thanks for joining us. i'm carolyn tyler. let's start with the weather with our meteorologist lisa argen. >> lisa: good morning, here is the view from tam at about thousand feet we're looking at pretty gusty winds. at the surface winds are calm and atmosphere is heating up. but red flag warning above thousand feet for the next couple of hours, with wind gusts up to 40 miles an hour. relative humidity in livermore right now is at 19%. it's at 9:00 so we are looking at these northerly winds to continue to be quite breezy through 11:00. with the relative humidity so low in napa, livermore and mountain view we're looking for single digit relative humidity
today. temperatures will be 5-10 degrees warmer this afternoon. 71 in mountain view. i'll have the look at the forecasted highs that include 90s in a few minutes. >> carolyn: new this morning, a fire near petaluma early this morning is under investigation. it destroyed a mobile home. the fire began around 2:00 this morning. investigators are not sure how it started. the mobile home is a total loss. flames spread outside to surrounding vegetation which is a big concern for firefighters this weekend because of our dry, windy conditions. crews from three fire agencies helped keep the fire contained. no one was injured. bay area firefighters will be challenged again today trying to keep small fires from growing into bigger ones. a crew of 50 jumped on this nine acre brush fire fire along highway 87 yesterday. several freeway ranlsz had to be
shut down are all open again this morning. it took two hours to get the fire under control because the winds just get stoking the flames. >> it was a wind driven fire. they found themselves chasing the fire. >> it's the wind and low humidity, it's the wind direction. there are several factors involved in this. yeah, when there is red flag warnings and everybody on a heightened level of alert. >> carolyn: signs are being changed to reflect the current fire conditions. a brush fire that threatened hillside homes in hercules last night is now deemed suspicious by investigators. this morning federal air safety officials will continue their investigation into yesterday morning's emergency landing of a small plane on a concord golf course. the pile had taken off from buchanan field when the plane lost power. news reporter tomas ramon shows
us where he was able to set it down. >> reporter: the single-engine cessna land near the buchanan golf course. the pilot tried to glide back to the field but fell short by 700 feet. lee saw the plane come down. >> it was nearby the fence, one foot from barricade of the fence. i think the pilot, he jumped out. >> reporter: he did manage to jump out of the plane without injury. some golfers found a different obstacle played on. the plane is used by pacific aviation, a flight training school. they declined comment. >> it's unfortunate but it happens. >> pielt the pilot said he did the right thing in choosing an
open area. >> you look for open areas. you can't make it back to the airport and their case they were too low but fortunately there was a golf course. >> reporter: planes flying around buchanan field have had problems in the past. a twin engine beechcraft crashed into at small south of airport. several people died and dozens more were injured. no one was hurt in this accident. n.t.s.b. is investigating the accident. >> carolyn: this morning oakland police are searching for a suspect who shot and killed a young man on a scooter. it hatched at 63rd and avenal avenues yesterday afternoon. multiple shots were fired from a passing car. the victim who was left bleeding in the street died a short time later at the hospital. in antioch, police are investigating a fatal shooting at a graduation party early
yesterday morning. police say someone opened fire on the party killing a man and injuring another. police are not releasing the victim's name. search continues for suspects. in sonoma county police have arrested a man in a hit-and-run that critically injured a cyclist. steven miller was professor at sonoma state university is still in a coma this morning after being hit on petaluma hill road. an off-duty police officer spotted a pickup truck with front end damage matching the description of the suspect's car. he called police who arrested robert towers friday afternoon. according to investigators the suspect said he left the scene of the crash because he was late for work. >> three teenagers face charges in a deadly shooting in san jose. police say two 18-year-old men and a 19-year-old are believed to be from union city were
arrested after the getaway car was spotted leaving the scene. they are suspected of being involved in the fatal shooting of a 25-year-old san jose man early friday morning. it happened outside a karaoke bar at strip mall on center road. later this week a judge will decide if dozens of suspended seniors at heritage high school in brentwood will be allowed to make up the final exams they missed last week. yesterday was graduation day. all the seniors graduated but not at the same places. not in attendance the 67 seniors who were suspended after a prank school officials call vandalism. they graduated off campus at an alternative party hosted by parents of suspended students. >> if i had a choice to walk at the school i would have chose the separate graduation. >> you have would take the
consequences for your actions. this is how it's going to be throughout your life. >> carolyn: in a rare move. administrators called in several police officers to the traditional graduation ceremonies just in case but there were no problems. >> tomorrow is the 50 year anniversary of three prisoners escape from alcatraz. they say they are still searching for the only inmates to ever escape from the rock without being found. trio slipped out in 1962 vanishing without a trace. most experts say they believe they drowned but the u.s. marshals say they are continue their hunted until they are arrested or positively identified as dead. morris would be 85 now. the others 81 and 82.
>> 2,000 try athletes are participating in try 5th lone. it begin 7:30, it starts with a swim and then bicycle for 18 miles. right now they should be dark eight miles on foot to the finish line. the winner will be crossing that line sometime around 9:00 9:25. -- 9:25. >> in alabama, reports three members of the auburn football team may be among the victims in a shooting. >> a huge wildfire in new mexico at least 20 buildings were damagedt
>>. >> carolyn: developing news in alabama, a lot of questions and few details as police investigate a multiple shooting near auburn university. according to police, several people were shot last night at the university heights complex. no arrests have been made. abc television affiliate reports three deaths are confirmed by a local coroner with two other victims hospitalized in serious condition. an auburn university is confirming that three auburn university football players may be among the victims.
tweets claim the shootings occurred during a pool party when several men were arguing over a woman. the romney campaign is already cashing in on president obama's economic comments made on friday, that is when the president said the private sector is doing fine. a new mitt romney ad features eight people discussing their personal economic woes including job losses, no healthcare/pensions. it closes by saying, no, mr. president, we are not doing fine. president's remark he later clarified that was a hot topic of debate on abc's this week. >> he was creating wealth with his partners at the ex pegs have massachusetts when it showed as he was governor. this is a debate that the american people is interested in. >> this administration has done more than to crush more in
business than any in history. i can't tell you the number of people that just say i lived through bill clinton. i didn't think it was that bad. it was a little more regulations and less under bush, but obama is whole new scale of regulation that is crushing the free enterprise system in this country. >> carolyn: latest unemployment figures show 8.332% which is the economy is the biggest issue -- 8.2%. >> a wildfire in new mexico is destroying homes and raging through a pine forest this morning. the 10,000 acre little bear fire in lincoln national forest broke through containment lines damaging 20 homes and other structures. some have been evacuated. flames are encroaching on a mountain community. lincoln national forest is where a little bear cub was found after a fire back in the 1940's.
he became the fire pre-vehicles icon, smoky the bear. fire threat in colorado, 46 homes have been skreakd because of a rapidly growing fire in larimer county. that fire has spread to more than 5,000 acres. ten structures have been damaged. the cause is still unknown. we are concerned here in the bay area about high fire danger. >> lisa: it has been extend in order monday morning. so we are looking at higher elevations and even around livermore and napa and valleys, relative humidity is 19% and dropping. roof camera, it's 60s and 77 in napa. we'll talk about the heat and fire danger and when we can expect the sea breeze coming up. >> carolyn: also next, lebron james and miami heat are returning to the finals because
the tsunami and now the debris is drifting toward the west coast of the united states. tokyo estimates five million tons of debris were sunk into the ocean, 1.5 million tons may end up on the shoreline. >> you need to look out abandoned drums, things that may contain oil or hazardous material, fuel tanks, things that pose an immediate threat to the environment. >> good news the debris is not radioactive. the problem at the nuclear power plants happened a day after the tsunami washed out the debris to sea so experts say it's unlikely to pose a threat. >> the ipad has given millions of users a new way to think and communicate, now it's helping a group of orangutans at a zoo. they love playing with new gadgets. older ones, not so much. the young ones have been drawing
and painteding on the ipad for about a year. recently they learned to identify symbols using an app. >> these four can't get enough of it. >> they understand, they catch on. they are looking at this to say -- what is this? >> they say they are amazed by their ability to learn. it's also helping them better communicate with humans. >> lisa argen has been talking with her computer models over there. you are talking about hot weather. >> lisa: that's right. we're going to warm up significantly today, tomorrow hold on to the some of that heat and then we're going on warm up again. an important forecast as we head outside. view from mount tam. not much wind going on there. you can see a little bit of the
trees moving but you know the north bay mountains, a little higher higher up to the north and napa and east bay hills gusty winds. napa and livermore, relative humidity at 17%. concord at 19%, live doppler 7-hd, usually we can show you the rain but the cloud cover. of course this morning, not only rain free but no low clouds or high clouds to show you. we're always on top of that and always looking at the current conditions which right now we are forecasting through 8:00 tomorrow morning, the red flag warning about thousand feet. wind speeds 15-20 miles per hour with gusts up to 40 miles an hour right here from napa, solano county and into east bay hills. diablo range, 9:00 this morning look at these temperatures. 75 in mountain view. 74 in san jose. 77 in napa. at the surface the wind is
pretty tough so our numbers are warming very quickly. 59 in half moon bay. 70s at our coast today. if we compare this to the wind speeds right now, you'll notice it's quite calm here but also up in fairfield we have a gust at 20 miles an hour. really through the next couple of hours we could see the wind speeds pick up. oakland hills, higher elevations 38 miles an hour. point reyes, northwesterly wind at 25 miles an hour. we definitely have the northerly component. with that 5-15 degrees warmer than we were yesterday at concord and mountain view. red flag warning and warm to hot today. tomorrow a little bit of a sea breeze tomorrow. cooler just for a couple of days before another offshore flow sets up by the end of the workweek. here is the water vapor imagery. here is yesterday's low passes together north.
high building in strongly behind it and that is what is giving us our north-northeasterly wind. it will stick around today. winds will back off a little bit and higher elevations will continue to dry out the atmosphere with those stronger wind speeds. livermore, 80. 93 forecasted today. san francisco should be up to 80 14 degrees warmer than average with san jose, 88. 8 degrees warmer than average and redwood city, 10 degrees warmer than average. it's still looking like critical fire weather for the carquinez and delta and temperatures in the 80s at our coast. 85 in san jose. giants game, it's going to be toasty, 80 and 91 in morgan hill. the fair today, mid and upper 80s today. triathalon at alcatraz looking like it will be a perfect day for that. temperatures in the water about
low 50s. notice cooler days are the middle of the week but holding on to those 90s tomorrow and tuesday in inland valleys and father's day weekend we are looking warm again. >> carolyn: nice part it is warming up the that. thank you. >> in sports this afternoon, at at&t park, tim lincecum will try to return to the old when the giants play the texas rangers. last night, lebron, that took the miami heat over the boston celtics, helped them battling game seven. here is shu with the highlights in this morning's sports. good morning. king james is still waiting to be crowned n.b.a. champion and lebron got a step closer in miami. coming off 45-point effort in
the sixth. brandon finishes with a slam. celtics go up by 11. less than a minute to go, to dwyane wade and he trailed by 7 in the half. wade, two of his 23, he takes the lead. lebron a slam of his own. 31 points and then he dishes to chris bosh and final points, 101-88 final. >> first time all the way down to the 15, everybody was doing it today. we wanted to give our fans a big win tonight. we were able to do that. everybody had a big part of the big win. we look forward. >> kings are up 3-1 on devils, here is a wicked wrist. his fourth of the playoffs. six minutes later. he breaks the tie and double
handed. 12-1 finals, kings still lead the series in l.a. on monday night. >> giants have some reinforcements at the plate with return of pablo sandoval. he returned from the dl for yesterday's game and make go room for sandoval. only as a super hero, vogelsong had the longest out go allowing one run. he got plenty of help. here a single. 2-0 g-men. nate off the brick wall and one scores. giants up 3-0 and in the seventh panda bringing one home. giants win it 5-2. >> our guys are in the line-up and every guy pull a little bit. i'm not the only one. melky and greg.
we have a great line-up and great team. >> a's in arizona, cahill facing the opposition. appeared to be strike three, called a ball. double to center scoring one, 2-1 d'backs. three batters, miguel ka rare braq 6-1 d'backs. bob melvin is upset about the call and he is ejected. cahill, he had seven strikeouts, a's lose it. i went down last night in las vegas to bradley and that is the way the ball bounces. we'll see you again at 5:00. >> up next, jerry sandusky's trial begins tomorrow. we'll have a preview. >> and the collaborative new effort to help homeless veterans
>> carolyn: jerry sandusky faces his accusers and possible sentence of life in prison. now a preview of what will be very closely watched trial. >> former football coach jerry sandusky will face 52 charges tomorrow morning, claiming that he abused ten boys over a period. one of his alleged victims will be one of the first on the stand. >> there is other evidence that has not been released to the
public that will resonate with the jury. >> evidence including expensive gifts given to the alleged victims and about a what is described as a creepy love letter. >> the charges help bring down the legendary coach joe paterno which was questioned whether he did enough about the alleged abuse. also expected to testify former assistant coach who reported to reported sees sandusky molesting a boy in the showers. while sandusky has denied the allegations in an interview. his response to a question about whether he is attracted to young boys drew even more questions. >> if i say, no, i'm not attracted to boys. that is not the truth because i'm attracted to young people, boys, girls. >> is this a slam dunk case?
>> the prosecution's case has been rushed. >> sandusky will be tried by a jury of hi his peers. they have some connection to penn state, does it hurt or help sandusky. >> it's probably a wash, do they like or dislike paterno because of what happened. they like him more than not. it could be a wild case. it could take a lot of turns. >> a family spokesperson says the sandusky paterno's widow and son is on the witness list. there is a new field poll finding most voters supported brown's initiative to raise income and sales taxes but just barely. 52% of registered voters say they would approve raising taxes to prevent deep cuts in education and public safety.
35% are opposed. governor's proposal would raise income taxes on household incomes over $250,000 for seven years. the plan also includes a quarter cent sales tax increase that everyone would pay. president obama has made eight goal to end homelessness among the military veterans by 2015. his administration is helping san francisco take a step in that direction by funding a new campaign. >> rosanna was living in a series of run down hotels. now she has her own apartment in san francisco, part of a renewed push to take care of the country's vets. she was in the navy during vietnam. >> there was a turning point in my life. i wanted to serve my country. i lost two brothers in vietnam. >> i can't think of a more patriotic thing to do than to find a homeless veteran their
home. >> mayor ed lee announced that san francisco is one of 17 cities to take part in what is called the homes for heroes campaign. the goal here is within hundred days to house 50 homeless vets who have federal rent vouchers. >> this market is very high. there is a process in place where housing authority director can look at the needs of an individual veteran and whether they may be eligible for a higher rent payment. >> they are recruiting landlords >> right now they are really need help, housing also, mentally and counsel, they really need it. >> when you see the homeless in your community it's estimated at least 20% are military vets. >> we have a need there. whether it's a veteran, especially for females. >> in addition to the 50 vets who have the subsidies, hud and
va have awarded the city three million dollars enough to offer another 200 vouchers. now, the push is on to find the housing. >> carolyn: if you are vet that needs help or landlord that wants to help out, we have more information and link on our website at abc7news.com under see it on tv. still ahead, are you looking to be your own boss? three simple steps i can follow to turn your small idea into a thriving business. here is a live look from our roof cam. going to be a hot one today. how warm will it be this week? lisa argen will have your ztzp
and you dream about being your own boss there is help from the woman that brings you deals and steals on "good morning america." gmatori johnson is coming to the bay area to help your small business dreams come true. anchor kristen sze has more. >> reporter: jennifer lee didn't set out to be an entrepreneur. it happened accidentally when she designed a card game to encourage her own kids to eat healthier. >> not a vegetable in sight. i needed to do something. so i turned one thing i knew how to do is to make it fun. >> it awards points for healthy foods. tori johnson says there are a lot of people like jennifer that need a spark to get started. >> with small business ownership you can take control and you can be the one of driving your own
train. that is very empowering for a lot of people and lot of people could use that empowerment right now. >> she is sharing those tips, advising entrepreneurs you don't need a p.r. company or complicated five-year business plan. you need to focus on three things, first, what will you semi and who will you sell to? what can you charge and how much money can you make. >> and most importantly, what is your marketing alleged and sales strategy to make this all happen. >> through twitter, word of mouth, and partnership with celebrity chef jennifer's little game that could is now thriving proving the point you don't need a lot of capital to launch a business. >> the web is great equalizer you can really start without having a storefront. create a website you can do in a matter of a day. >> she will bring hero work july 17th where she will interact with small business owners at
south san francisco conference center. the for details go to our website at abc7news.com. i'm kristen sze, "abc 7 news." >> carolyn: morning news team is going prime time this week. abc7 news anchors eric thomas, kristen sze, mike nicco and frances dinglasan will broadcast in the morning tuesday as usual and then return for a prime time live newscast on tuesday night. we hope you join abc7 news right after game one of the n.b.a. finals. i will be watching. right now i'm focusing on lisa argen and her accu-weather forecast. >> it's really warm out there. we have more 70s and 60s at this hour. 74 in concord. 76 in livermore. 77 in napa. relative humidity in the teens. red flag warning continues. i'll tell you how long the heat is going to stick around next. >> carolyn: also ahead.
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potts. he is from boulder, colorado. he finished in two hours, three minutes and 17 seconds. he is five-time winner. hats off to you mr. andy potts. >> did you know that right now in california, more than one out of three teenagers is unemployed. that is highest in the nation. here is michael finney with some of the causes and what is being done to help them find work. >> reporter: amy is helping prescott build up his resume and find a summer job. 16-year-old says finding a paid position is frustrating. >> it's difficult so i went in and i got something that is paying. >> they a nonprofit research
organization focusing on entry level employment. it puts the teenager employment rate at just over 36%. compared to statewide unemployment rate of 10.9%. >> some of the sectors that teens would traditionally find jobs in has been show slow to recover. teens are facing more competition from different groups of workers. >> reporter: many college grads looking for full time work are settling for jobs normally taken by teens. the federal minimum wage is $7.25 an hour but it's $8 an hour in california and $10.24 in san francisco. the economic policy institute says hire labor costs here contributes to the high teen unemployment rate. >> when you raise the level, fewer of them are going to be
higher. >> it's not discouraging from hiring young people in our program. we have had the goal 25,000 jobs in this summer -- 5,000 jobs for this summer. >> the director of match bridge and a joint program between the city of san francisco and united way. >> a graduate of match bridge, the program teaches job interviewing skills and how to dress for success and time and money management. >> it was amazing. it was like within eight weeks. >> they say the real estate adult program placed her in an internship program. she was hired into a position. >> i would defend call it a win-win. she has been exposed to professional property management and has worked closely with me
for several years and have grown in her ability to provide services for clients. >> presents kotd is confident when he completes the program he will do just as well at her. >> after match bridge, i'll definitely started a job. >> it's open to any san francisco youth between the age of 16 and 24. i have more information on how both teenagers and employers can participate. if you are interested just go to abc7 news.com. >> carolyn: san mateo county fair looks to the future as they kick off the 78th year this weekend. theme of the fair is tradition meets innovation. along with the carnival rides and livestock judging there is high-tech exhibits. visitors watched as police dog handlers showed off their skills. last year some 122,000 visitors
attended. organizers are hoping for more this year. fair runs until june 17th. lisa, they need to stay hydrated if they are wandering out there today. >> that's right. temperatures will be in the mid and some upper 80s. so very warm day there. we're looking at our numbers to climb as much as 5-10 degrees higher than yesterday. critical fire danger in the higher elevations around the bay. this is the view from mount tam. not much of a breeze, yesterday further to the north and east around fairfield, relative humidity was down to 10%. san jose yesterday was down to 14%. so we're anticipating relative humidity today in the single digits. live doppler 7 hd, right on top of mount st. helena to showing you the radar and high clouds. all is clear and we are looking at the wind direction which really providing drier
conditions than we have seen all season long. so above thousand feet, north bay mountains, diablo range, 15-25 mile-an-hour winds, gusts over 30, 28 mile-an-hour wind gusts in the east bay hills the last hour. with the relative humidity, already pretty low it is going to be a bone dry day. north bay mountains, 18%. wind gusts up to 30 miles an hour. in the east bay hills, 23% relative humidity and the diablo range in the teens, but it's just 9:00. you add another 10-20 degrees of warmth and more wind, we're talking about a very dangerous day out there and tomorrow. 66 in fremont. 77 in napa. 59 at the coast. northwesterly wind at point reyes, temperatures there at 50 degrees. so there will be some relief at the coast. at the surface, winds are quite calm except for fairfield.
especially with the calm winds we heat up so rapidly at the surface. 11 degrees warmer in san francisco with 15 degrees warmer than yesterday. concord and livermore, red flag warning continues to 8:00 this morning. warming up tuesday and wednesday cool-e days of the week. sea breeze tomorrow but just at the immediate shoreline and then we'll warm up by the end of the week. 70s and 80s but today forecasting 80s in san francisco. that would be 14 degrees above the average. in oakland we are looking at ae78. 15 degrees above the average. san jose, 8 degrees above your average. it's going to be a warm one today and tomorrow due to high pressure building in. with the strong high pressure, coastal temperatures to the south of us in the low 80s. 90s and red flag warning from sacramento. carquinez straits and delta, 80s. plenty of 80s around the bay.
with the breezy winds we have 90s and critical fire danger. nice day at the beach, 86 in santa cruz and 74 in monterey. sea breeze kicks up tomorrow. still in the 70s at the coast and we'll look for 10 degree drop on tuesday. bigger cooling tuesday and wednesday and thursday but then an offshore flow once again by the end of the week. >> when i see a drop on thursday which is good, it's windy, u.s. open returns this week for the golfers. i'm sure they don't want 90 degree weather. >> that is a good point. >> carolyn: the u.s. open returns to the olympic club this week, it will be the second of two major golf events. other being the curtis cup for women being played right now in scotland. this year the u.s. team captain is a local woman. here is wayne freedman. >> reporter: if you are married man who plays golf with your
spouse, compare notes with mike about his wife pat. >> the story i tell the first time we met on the golf course, i asked if i could play with her you can join me if you don't slow me down. that would turn out to be prophetic. because patricia is about to become a worldwide household name. hence her recent concerns with matters how to raise an american flag at an international opening ceremony. >> servicing calculated and practiced, not up for random events. >> reporter: not as a get together known as the curtis cup. >> over two years the best american women amateurs play against their counterparts from england. >> there is knock like teeing off on the first hall and be
announced from the united states of america. >> she has done it twice. that is pat in 1978. >> over in europe they will be 8,000 to 10,000 people watching this. >> plus, a worldwide tv second guessing every decision by this woman who is perfectly content to play with few friends. >> she doesn't tend about what she has accomplished. >> away from the golf course the doctor is oncologist at the veterans administration hospital in san francisco. >> my philosophy in life is to work at something that makes a difference to people. i think my medical profession does that. >> which helps explain how the stanford grad who has won three city championships and played well in u.s. opens never considered turning professional. >> so after decades here comes
the reward, only amateurs may play on the curtis cup. only amateurs may be captains. so if you are one of those people who bemonies the commercialism of professional sports. >> the curtis cup is thepet any of competition. >> but domestically she may want to give her husband a few extra strokes. >> in training. [ laughter ] >> from richmond, abc7 news. >> and good luck to her and the u.s. team leading britain and ireland right now, 6 1/2 do 5 1/2. they need ten points to retain the cup. >> coming up, how your child could be invited to the white house for dinner with mrs. obama.
>>. >> carolyn: first lady is looking for the best kid's chef to prepare dinner at white house. it's part of her efforts to eat healthy meals. they are asked to chair their child's favorite recipe. one from each state will be invited to the white house for a kids' state dinner. the rules on how to enter we have a link on our website at abc7news.com. just click on see it on tv. let's get our final check off the accu-weather forecast. here is lisa argen. >> lisa: we got 70s and 80s and 90s and higher elevation wind gusts that have prompted a red flag warning through 8:00 for the east bay hills and north bay mounts and diablo range. it will be dropping. 80 in the city. 85 in oakland. 93 in livermore. 88 in san jose. we've got temperatures 5-10
degrees warmer than yesterday. well above normal. 70s at our coast. warm night tonight. a little sea breeze tomorrow and cool down mid-week. >> carolyn: thank you lisa and thank you for joining us. our next newscast. i'm carolyn tyler along with my pal lisa argen. keep track of us on twitter and talk all about it at facebook.com/abc7news. have a great sunday everyone! bye bye.
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