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>> good at day morning. i'm katie. here's a first look at the weather with lisa. >> good morning. here's a look from the recommend iville camera. you notice things are look very summer-like and still with numbers in the 50s. if it was really summer in the bay area you know we would have a lot of fog. 50 half moon bay. 56 mountain view and we are looking at temperatures this
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morning in most areas a little warmer than yesterday. except for oakland and half moon bay. a little bit cooler, but this afternoon we are talking about temperatures above average with 60s and plenty of sunshine at our coast. we are talking about numbers allowing for a big warmup in our inland east bay and we will talk about the details on when the rain arrives in a few minutes. katie. >> thank you, lisa. developing news in san francisco where a men any van with a body inside is still submerged in the bay. the van went into the water yesterday afternoon at the marina green but it was too dangerous for crews to retrieve it. kira is there live. the sun is up, what's going to happen this morning? >> the fire department will return in just a few hours to try to figure out how they can get the van out of the water. as you said, conditions were too dangerous last night. the current was very strong for divers to get in there. and then the van got stuck in some mud and the tow truck could not get it out.
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we have video from right after the van plunged into the bay about 5:00 yesterday evening. members of the boating club raced to try to break the windows of the van and rescue anyone who may have been trapped inside. they were unsuccessful. one other witness who saw the van said it careened through marina green before it plunged into the water. take a liesen to his account. >> i heard the car swerve. i turned and i saw it just as the car was hitting the grass here. she skimmed over the block right there and skimmed off the asphalt and down into the water. >> after about two and a half hours, crews from san francisco fire department were able to find the van. it was in 20 to 25-foot waters. but again, it was so deep in the mud, the semi tow truck that they had brought in wasn't big enough to get the van out. so here we are in the light of day as the sun begins to rise. kau -- you can see the flashing
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light, the lime there. they make sure known campers with it overnight. the body is still in the van. hopefully the soon the fire department with return, get the van out, get the body out and try to figure out why this happened. reporting live from marina green, kira klapper, abc7 news. >> and should this ever happen to you there are things you can do to save yourself. an estimated 400 people die each year because their cars are trapped in water. most of the victims wait for call 911 expecting help but safety experts say don't wait, unbuckle your seatbelts, get the window open and get out you have of the car before it sinks and because the back windows don't roll all way down, passengers should head to the front. an inexpensive break tool can
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punch out the glass before water fills the inside of your car. the first 30 to 60 seconds are key of getting out of a sinking car. developing news, a home is destroyed after a two-alarm fire sparked by a gas line overnight. it was reported near the corner of blue field and vista park drive. police say a car went out of control and barreled into a house, rupturing the gas line and starting the fire. one home was destroyed and a second suffered significant damage. one firefighter suffered a minor injury. the people inside the homes, though, were not injured. >> developing news, 14 southwest airlines flights are cancelled this morning after a computer glitch ground its planes for more than two hours. at the peak of the problem, nearly 60 flights were cancelled. airline reservation system went
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down just after nine last night grounding the parting flights because agents couldn't check in passengers. those are photos sent in by a ureport. flights already in the area were not affected by the glitch and were cleared to land. concessionings stands were kept open late at terminal two in oakland to accommodate all the passengers there. the airline said their computer system is back at full capacity this morning. this weekend san jose police have launched a three-prong plan to deal with a rising street gang problem. the city has already had 25 homicides this year and eight are contributed to gangs. last night 40 extra officers were out on patrol saturating gang-plagued neighborhoods. the officers will be back out again tonight. another 24 will join them in july. police say the additional officers helped them act on tips about gang activity from the public. the man who admits leaking top secret government surveillance program has been charged with espionage and
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theft. former national security agency contractor edward snowden is believed to be in hong kong. he revealed the nsa's massive internet and phone surveillance programs. the charges were unsealed last night, but filed a week ago. prosecutors now have two months to ask for snowden's extradition. facebook now admits the phone numbers and e-mail addresses of 6 million people were exposed to unauthorized viewers. the company blames the problem on a technical flaw. facebook said the data leaks began last year and were only fixed last week. the company is informing the affected users. streets in san francisco's south of market neighborhood are closed this morning after an oil spill. four blocks had to be closed to cars while public work crews cleaned up the oil t happened at
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the peak of rush hour and right before the start of the giants game at at&t park. crews laid out absorb a want to soak up the oil, but until it took hold, cars were slipping and sliding. >> it was slick, vehicles were losing tracks. we noticed all our bicycle and motorcycle officers to stay off of it due to the hazardous roadway conditions and for a precaution i decided to close the roadway down. >> the street opened just after 10:00 just as fans were leaving the at&t park. new carpool openings are opening along interstate 880. they will open at 6:00 this morning on a four mile stretch from highway 237 in milpitas to the 101 interchange in san jose. the carpool rules go into effect monday morning during peak hours from five to nine a.m. and three to seven in the afternoon. thousands of nascar fans and
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traffic jams are expected in sonoma this weekend. qualifying begins this morning the big race is tomorrow. cornell bernard tells us it is good for business. >> good afternoon. thanks for calling. how may i help you? >> if you are looking for a room at inn marin in novato, don't bother calling. it has been booked for months which fans with a need for speed. he said he starts planning for it in january. >> nascar brings over 100,000 people. with that there aren't 100,000 rooms in marin county so it fills up all of marin county, most of so sonomoa county and goes into vallejo. >> this restaurant stopped taking reservations tonight last month. a nascar driver made a pit stop here before the big race on sunday.
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>> without the fans we wouldn't be doing this. we appreciate the fans coming out to watch. it's special to come out to the sonoma raceway. >> this is like christmas june for a lot of people. people, they travel, they have this day on their calendar all year long. >> fans who want to be close to the action have camped out across from the raceway in this virtual city known at 50 acres. [cheering] this woman and her family have made the trip from oregon to sonoma for 13 years straight. >> there's lots of big fans out here, lots of partying for nascar. >> will you guys party? >> absolutely. >> if you are headed to the races, plan ahead and expect lots of traffic getting here. abc7 news. >> if you need help navigating around traffic problems this weekend, get waze on your smartphone. visit to download it from free or from
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google play or apple app store. >> we are starting out clear everywhere. isn't this beautiful of the golden gate bridge with temperatures in the 50s and already mid-60s around the bay. we have everything in the next seven days. cooler weather and even some rain to talk about. that's straight ahead. >> thanks, lisa. also next, a woman's appeal after her dog disappeared when they are car was stolen. why she worries why it might be suffering. >> i want to apologize to everybody. >> famous chef paula deen, she's all apologies this morning but will it
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>> welcome back, extreme flooding in alberta, canada has now killed two people. two men were recovered from the swollen, high river yesterday near calgary. the mayor said the worst coming is yet to come. searches are are happening for people feared drowned and missing in the floodwaters. paula deen has made apologized for her racial slurs, but it was not enough. she's being sued by a former manager at one of her georgia restaurants. the woman said deen's brother racially and sexually harassed employees, that deen knew about it and didn't do anything about it. deen disputes those charges, but during her deposition she asked if she ever used the "n" word
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and deen said yes. >> hurtful language is totally, totally unacceptable. i want to apologize to everybody for the wrong that i have done. >> deen has written best-selling cookbooks and runs a nearly $16 million food umpire. her contract with the food network expires at the end of the month. happening today the susan g. komen three-day walk for the cure will take place in san francisco pushes it could be the last time it happens here in this city. organizers have cancelled the event in san francisco and other cities starting next year because of declining participation and high cost. participation has been down since the founder sparked controversy last year when three wanted to take away komen grants for planned parenthood. a woman needs help finding her dog that's been stolen along
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with her car. she's been distraught since her dog disappeared last month. someone stole her car and the yorkshire terrier was inside. the car was found five days later destroyed by fire, but there were no signs forecast yorkie. >> that's what gets me, it's a big mystery. where is my dog in is she being covered every night? i hope she's okay. she was just old. >> there did not appear to be any animal remains inside the torched car. she worries the dog that was 13-year-old could be suffering without its medication problems. >> the largest dam to every be demolished in california. it was declared unsafe in 1995. but the strongest -- only the strongest of fish can make it
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over its very steep fish ladder. removing the dam will take three to four years and half a mile of the carmel river will have to be permanently diverted into a creek before they begin tearing it down. the cost will be $83 million, most which will be covered by monterey county water users. >> this is the first weekend of the summer. for many people that makes turning their attention back to their lawns. consumer reports has partnered exclusively with 7 on your side for a report on top rated lawnmowers. here's michael finney with the details. keeping your lawn cut can be a big job. driving your mower out dozens of times a year. to help you find mowers that are easier to use, this consumer reports testers put their backs into it at the company's florida test site, mowing 18 acres of grass with more than 45 mowers.
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the easiest to use was the self-propelled mowers. >> you will get the job done faster and it will save you energy. >> the self pro held mower with variable speeds is good for speeding across flat sections of lawn and slowing down for tough grass. one feet tower avoid, big wheels. >> a popular misconception is the larger wheels make it easier to mow. however, they are moved further back, making the mower heavier to push down on every time you go to turn the mower. here's a same size mower with the smaller, regular wheels, and it's much lighter to push down every time you turn. >> after months of testing, "consumer reports" found several good choices. this $400 self-propelled honda is a best buy. the unique twin blades chop the grass into fine clippings that blend into the lawn when you mow and the honda is more efficient at bagging. smaller so this bag will hold this bag will hold four or five pounds more clippings than any other mower.
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>> another good choice is the $330 troy belt. like the honda it has rear-wheel drive that helps on hills and the single level height adjustor makes it easier to change the cutting height. and check this out, you can attach the hose to get away built up clippings. i'm michael finney, 7 on your side. >> that's a sure sign ever summer if i ever saw one. >> for sure. >> normally we would expect frigid summer temperatures in san francisco. >> at least to start out, that's right. today it will be really mild around the bay, in fact san francisco above the average, along with many temperatures going to highs anywhere from five to seven degrees above average. tomorrow, you guess it had, in the opposite direction with plenty of clouds, even maybe some showers and a late had-season storm headed our way for the latter half of the weekend. at the have fog along the central coast around monterey, and that's about all the fog we can find. here's emeryville. a wide range of temperatures from 51, cool spot in oakland,
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to 50 in half moon bay. everyone else is warming through the mid-50s, 56 mountain view. here's mt. tam. a little lazy and we will see a warm day in the north bay today. it was warm yesterday. low 60s already for santa rosa and napa and livermore with mid-60s by the delta. upper 50s los gatos. a look from the roof camera. everything is quite still right now. the afternoon sea breeze keeping san francisco very comfortable today under sunny conditions. it will be much cooler, anywhere from five to fifteen degrees cooler tomorrow. a chance of rain mainly this the north bay and rain becomes likely on monday. we are talking about a good shot of rain and that, of course, helps out for our fire concerns. maybe not what you would expect. four degrees warmer in concord with morning with two degrees warming in mountain view and we will warm up quickly through the 60s and 70s, even 80s by noontime. in the pacific there's a couple of systems cueing up. the first one will be weak.
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just sort of saturating parts of the north bay tomorrow. but then it all spreads south. by late monday into tuesday we are talking about significant rain, even into the central valley. here's the timing. overnight we are looking at just a lot of cloud cover. throughout the day tomorrow maybe light showers mainly in the north bay but through sunday night into monday, that's when things get quite interesting with light rain from the east bay, the peninsula. the monday morning commute even wetner the north bay from santa rosa up through cloverdale and eventually it bins to push southward. by 2:00 in the afternoon we have moderate rain from point reyes and pushing through the city for the evening commute right on through the 11:00 hour. it should last, then, into tuesday. so the week ahead for oakland with temperatures today in the upper 70s. we are dropping tomorrow. the coolest day should be monday. and then the slow recovery, back to about where we are today by the end of next week.
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so june averages a day and a half of rain and the last occurrence was last year. we had a very wet 201. do you remember june 4th we had over an inch of rain in san francisco. highs today in the mid-80s to near 90 in morgan hill. peninsula, 84 redwood city with 62 in pacifica. mid-8 80s for you in the north bay. 91 in brentwood. and the look ahead much cooler. chance of showers in the north bay tomorrow. 60 and 70s with perhaps a half in top inch and a half of rain in the north bay monday and leftover showers tuesday. high pressure builds strongly for wednesday, thursday and friday. we will let you know how warm it will be in your community. you can keep track of bay area weather on twitter @live doppler 7hd. >> a little bit of everything coming up. thanks, lisa. also coming up, the owners know their pets are ugly. that's why they show up. buonly one can be the ugli
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>> we are joined from good morning america to tell us what is coming up. good morning. >> good morning.
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celebrity chef gets chopped. paula deen is getting major backlash after her clumsy online apology for racial remarks. what big brands have already cut ties with her and can we expect more companies to start dropping their endorsement deals as well. also up in smoke, colorado firefighters now threaten a iconic movie featured in movies. hundreds of people again are forced to pack up and get out as the flames threaten their homes and we've been talking about this all week, what is in a name? their baby girl has been making plans with their odd-name choice. is rate with other baby names and can the over-the-top names harm a child? what do you think about the name "northwest"? >> well, you have to give them clever points but later on what do you think about hey, north, what's up, north?
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>> all right, katie. i like katie. that before win would have been a good, strong name. >> thank you, i'm so flatter, and i love bianna. >> all right. have a good morning. >> off the pretty names to ugly doings. we've got a competition in petaluma. last night the world's ugliest dog contest was held for 25th straight year at the marin county fair. thirty of the ugliest dogs on the planet vied for the crown. it wasn't just kibble on the line. the winner gets $1,500.00 and several network tv appearances. the best in show is -- >> the ugly dog going head-to-head with room for the big prize, ladies and gentlemen, wally! [cheers and applause] >> wally. i say cute. wally is a four-year-old mix of beagle, boxer and bassett hound. it was kind of an upset because
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nearly hairless chihuahuas have dominated the event in recent years. coming up, president obama's message to congress as the senate prepares to vote on immigration reform. also protecting your home from burglars while you are aware. tips from local police. and new details about the faulty rods on the new bay bridge. the quality control problems that caltran has just made public.
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>> good morning, everyone. thanks for joining us this saturday morning at 6:30. we are starting out with a quick look at the weather. good morning, lies. >> good morning. clear conditions. a little hazy. we will have a west wind this afternoon but despite that temperatures will climb to the warmest readings we will see for the next six days or so. 60s in the north bay. upper 50s or union city and los gatos. if you like it warm, you will like today. across the bay we are talking
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upper 70s in oakland. look at the 80s and 90s edging closer into our east bay valleys. in fact, we should she some 90s by the delta and also the livermore valley. it only lasts today, and tomorrow temperatures bottoming out before a late-season storm heads our way, also by the end of the weekend. we will talk about that in details coming up. katie. >> we have developing news in san francisco. crews will resume efforts this morning to remove a van that went into the san francisco bay, killing one person. it happened around five yesterday afternoon often the marina green. authorities say there were multiple people inside the van when it went into the water. all but one were able to escape. the vehicle eventually became sub merged in the water and it took dive teams several hours to locate it. after dark it became too dangerous to pull it out of the water. the body remains inside the van this morning.
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police are showing you how to avoid becoming a victim of a growing crime as the summer vacation season begins. here's vic lee with the type of break-in getting more and more common. >> police are looking for melvin bellerd. they believe he is responsible for a rash of home burglaries. the m. o. is always the same. check the security camera video. a woman with an infant knocks on the door. no one answers. her accomplices then enter the back yard and begin to pry over the sliding glass doors. >> the suspects are what we call opportunists. we want to limit the opportunities they have to break into the residences. >> because of the rash of home burglaries, it's even more important when you safeguard your house when you go on vacation. [telephone ring] i'll give you some tips here. turn the ringer on your phone down low or off so that people outside the house can't hear your phone go unanswered. put your lights and radio or tv on timers so they go on and off periodically in the evening.
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locks on your windows and have good location on your door. -- locks on your door. hide your garbage cans. if yours are empty and your neighbor's are full, burglars know no one is in your house. and your family member or friend to park your car in your driveway once in a while so it looks like somebody has been home. one more important thing to do, even if you don't go on vacation. >> photos should be taken of all your valuables, jewelry and such so it will help law enforcement later on identify this property. >> vic lee, abc7 news. new this morning, president obama is urging congress to pass immigration reform. the senate will vote on a plan next week. also in his address the president said new analysis from a nonpartisan congressional budget office predicts the senate bipartisan bill would help the middle class boost the economy and shrink the deficit. >> according to this independent
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report, reforming immigration would reduce our deficit by almost a trillion dollars over the next two decades and it will boost our economy by more than 5%, in parts because of businesses created, investments made and technologies invented by immigrants. >> the president adds the bill is not perfect and it is a compromise, but it is consistent with his principles. >> new details this morning. caltran has just released documents showing there were quality control problems with hundreds of steel rods installed on the new span of the bay bridge. the rods were improperly treated with brake cleaner and an in unapproved product. it caused them to become bridle and dozens cracking in march. officials say they won't make a decision until july whether the bridge will keep their scheduled labor day weekend opening. bart is marking ten years since it began service to the san francisco international airport.
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the transit agency said it has served more than 30 million passengers since the extension to sfo opened in june of 2003. officials say ridership continues to gain stream with a 27% increase over the past four years. the sfo extension is just under nine miles long and consists of five stations. some 800 low income kids in san francisco kick off the first day of summer at the civic center yesterday with some great playtime, but they are also being encouraged to avoid the so-called summer brain drain abc7 news education reporter lyanne melendez explains how that is done. >> he doesn't want to stay home during the summer. >> nothing to do. >> instead he and 150 other neighborhood kids come to mo magic, a provider of summer programs in san francisco's western addition. >> i am improving my reading and writing skills.
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>> there is a lot of focus on reading, math and science during the eight weeks they are here, keeping their bodies active is just as important. hundreds of kids came to kick off the official beginning of summer by doing the things they usually are not exposed to. >> but you know what comes with fun? learning and hard work! >> the supervisor said the summer learning programs are essential in these underserved communities. >> they provide activities for kids to be involved in. regular activities, regular adult supervision, but more importantly, things that keep kids' minds working throughout the summer. >> cheryl davis is the director of mo magic. she said low income and minority kids suffer greatly from the summer slide. >> on average two months a year they lose and if you do that over several years, that's why we see these kids getting behind. 28,000 san francisco students participate in 80 summer programs.
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your tax dollars help pay for them, but most of the money comes from private foundations. he said he gets to stick with it. >> if i get to study and stuff so you won't have more trouble than you did last year, you learn more. >> in san francisco 44% of students, k through 8, will have access to this type of summer program. in san francisco, lyanne melendez, abc7 news >> happening today community members will hold a rally in san francisco to save what is said to be the oldest, independently-owned black bookstore in the country. marcus books in the fillmore neighborhood is in danger of eviction after new owners purchased the property following a foreclosure. meanwhile a health agency, west side community services, is offering to buy back the building from the new owners above their purchase price in an effort to keep the store open.
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today san francisco holds their first street soccer tournament to benefit homeless people. it will kick off at justin herman plaza. more than 50 bay area soccer teams features corporate and homeless community members will compete. it goes to help support clothing, housing and education. coming up, pixar creates another monster. monster university, a prequel that reunites some of pixar's most enduring and scary stars. we will have a preview of that. meanwhile, you are looking live from the sutro camera. gorgeous. lisa argen will explain the
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>> good morning, everyone. it is 6:4:00 a.m. on this saturday. we are so glad you are with us and hope you are enjoying this beautiful shot as much as we are. this is from our mt. tam cam. gorgeous sun sparkling off the water there, and it is going to be a nice one today. lisa argen coming up. we will let you know how things might change in a couple days. the monsters we have come to know and love are back. emeryville based pixar has
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released "monsters university," twelve years after the first monster, inc. brought the characters to life. >> we are very intertwined. mike and i are very intertwined. i have loved playing him. >> crystal plays a role as mike. we fell in love with him in the 2001 hit "monsters, inc." it takes us to monster university. >> james p sullivan and mike. >> here mike and sully become who they are today, but we are along with a roller coaster of adventures to get there. ultimately it's a heartwarming story of highs and lows. >> i love his perseverance, i love his stamina, i love his belief in himself, i love that he gets disappointed, but he lets it in and finds a way out. >> mike couldn't do it without the help of friends, old and new, including his fraternity brothers.
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>> hey, i'm mark! >> some of it comes in purple. most of it i trim off. but i identify with him. i think i can be absurd and spacey, and that's what i like about him. >> the film dazzled with vivid amination and effects. the bay-area based producer and director hope audiences young and old take away much more than that. >> most people don't kind of get what they set out to do or don't become who they set out to be. we thought it was a really great story, a really great message and universal. >> a lot of movies say if you work hard and don't give up, it works out. it's a great message, but sometimes we know that isn't the case and we wanted to make a show that sometimes shows it can work out in the long run. at pexar, kira klapper, abc7 news. pixar owned by walt disney company, which is the parent
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company of abc7. >> lisa and i were talking about our favorite disney movies. >> i can't wait to see that. as we take a look outside and kind of imagine what the afternoon is going to be like. like this. plenty of sunshine. this is vollmer peak on top of the hills. looking at 190sed to in the delta. warmer than yesterday. a little fog this morning. we are talking about clouds, cooler and rain before the weekend is out. i'll have the details next. >> also next, 49ers quarterback collin kaepernick shows
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>> welcome back, everyone. 6:47. thanks for joining us on this saturday morning. that fog going to burn off and give way to a beautiful day, says lisa argen. she's joining us now with a fuel forecast. a lot of changes ahead. >> you just inserted warm day. >> warm. >> and because numbers coming up from yesterday's readings. live doppler 7hd very clear. most of the fog is around monterey. we will have some around the san mateo coast this afternoon. but by this time tomorrow we will be tracking heyer clouds and by tomorrow night maybe some rain in the north bay. southwesterly on monday. here's a look at santa cruz where there is a little fog in the distance there, but plenty of sunshine on the way. san francisco 53. it's 55 in san jose. half moon bay down to 46. so cool. and 50 right here. definitely chilly condition necessary san jose. right now plenty of sunshine and we are looking at a warmer day today.
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mid-80s for you. 54 in union city with 53 in livermore and the delta 57 right now with 49 in napa. so more sunshine on the embarcadero. and this afternoon that will be the dominant player with temperatures climbing quickly and we will look for cooler conditions tomorrow with clouds, even some rain possible in the north bay more likely everywhere. in fact, it's going to get pretty interesting here monday afternoon as this late-season system pushes through the bay and into the central valley. so i don't know if you remember two years ago we had a very rainy early june, and this is looking fairly similar. but you will notice coming from the pacific northwest, and not from the south where we get subtropical moisture also in the summertime. here we are 5:00 tomorrow. most of the rainfall in the north bay. if you see any at all, it will be lying. it will take a while for the atmosphere to mowsen up. but the overnight hours tuesday,
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more showers. and then by monday morning most of the rain still up north but we will have slick roadways. the commute is going to be interesting. we will lock for heavier rain to stay up in the north bay up in the early afternoon and it pushes south so the evening commute monday as well looking wet. 11:00 still some rain showers. we are looking at lingering showers on tuesday. high temperatures today, though, nothing but summertime from north to south with 79 in los angeles. 97 in fresno. looking a at rain as well. and mid-60s in monterey with sunshine. here's a look at the week ahead in livermore. after that rain we will see numbers slowly begin to recover on tuesday with mid-70s and clouds. maybe a few light showers. then look what happens the rest of the work week. we are back to some very warm temperatures into next weekend with strong, high pressure rebuilding behind that low. up in the north bay, sonoma looking at a very warm day by noontime. about 80 degrees, mid-80s 4:00
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and the upper 70s about 7:00. back home around the bay look for low 70s san francisco. 80 richmond, as well as fremont with 19 in livermore. 92 in antioch. and more sun and a little bit of a sea breeze today. but it will be very warm out there at at&t park with upper 60s 1:00. the sea breeze allowing temperatures to drop into the mid-60s by the later afternoon. today, yeah, really banner summertime weather. then tomorrow cooler and maybe rain. rain for everybody come monday. it's drying out on tuesday and then we are back to the usual with wednesday, thursday, a big, big warmup coming in. >> thank you, lisa. in sports this afternoon, pitcher barry zito is expected to make an emotional start for the giants three days after losing his 84-year-old father. last night they tried to snap a losing streak to the miami marlins. here's the highlights in this morning's sports.
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here's larry beil. >> good morning. tim lincecum took the mound for the giants against the marlins but the guy with the true heat, the guy who threw out the ceremonial first pitch. 49ers quarterback colin kaepernick. he was a pitcher in high school so he knows how to burn it. 87 miles an hour. good thing sergio romo caught it or the video guy behind the plate might be in trouble. timmy solid in this game. one mistake in the second. logan morrison, high, deep, and aloha. 1-0, marlins, timmy goes 7 innings and struck out 8. gio carlos stanton, a swing and a miss. a good example why miami is in last night. hunter pens, a fly fly in the fifth, i got it, i got it, i got it! giants up 3-1. marlins scored two in the sixth. this one off timmy's foot. safe at first, morrison scores and the 3-3 game. in the eighth, he comes through him. rbi single. giants bullpen not getting it done and the marlins go on to win 6-3.
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a's and mariners, like a home run derby in seattle. first inning, cespedes, a two-run homer. nick franklin, three-run bomb, 3-2, seattle. a's in the fourth. jed lowrie hadn't homered in 62 games. that ends the streak. 3-3. in the sixth here it comes, there it goes for coco. crisp with his ninth of the year. he and chris young kind of need to work out the dance scene a little bit. in the ninth. cespedes, his second. two-run jack. 15th of the year, four ribbies and the a's win, 6-3. after capturing the nba title on thursday night the miami heat in south beach, supposedly the story nightclub served up to $100,000 of champagne.
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complimentary for the lebron james and fans. now they want to go for the three-peat. >> to win two of the three, you know, is unbelievable. but we are excited about the future of this organization. you know, this organization doesn't rest on trying to make sure that we can put ourself into position to have a trophy like this. we will be back next year again look to go do it again. >> see if they keep the big three together. finally congratulations to cal men's golf coach named the national coach of the year. he helped lead the golden bears to a 12-2 record and the pac-12 championship. that was this season. this is the second time that he has been named national coach of the year. the last time was 2004. that's a wrap on morning sports. have a great weekend, everybody! i'm larry beil. we have a new abc7 news smartphone app to keep you on top of the latest breaking news, weather and traffic. it's really easy to navigate and
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you can use it to watch live breaking news as it happens when you are on the go. we also have a section for all of the stories you will want to share on facebook and twitter. the app is easy to download, go to for all the details. if you have our current app, you do need to download the new one. the old one will be going away soon. next, the giants world series trophy tour continues on hallow ground where all big leaguers hope to end up some day.
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happening today the san francisco giants world series trophy is in new york. it's on display today and tomorrow at the national baseball hall of fame and museum in cooperstown. other world series items on display this weekend include the bat used by pablo sandoval to hit two of his three home runs in game one, a jersey worn by ryan vogelsong and a jacket worn by manager bruce bochy. >> new york can enjoy that for today, but bring it back. >> that's our team, right? >> right. >> how is the weather looking on this first weekend of summer? >> we have a couple which is s of fog out there. you see the fog just over the hills there. it will evaporate quickly and we will see a warm day. even san francisco into the low 70s. an afternoon sea breeze, though, will keep temperatures from getting too warm.
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72347 oakland with 84 in san jose. we are warmer than yesterday. 89 livermore, 91 in fairfield, the look ahead calling for cooler weather tomorrow, maybe light rain showers in the north bay, and then rain all across the bay monday. it will last until tuesday and then we are warming up big time after that. then we get into july so who knows what that will bring >> you will let us know when we get there? >> yeah. >> thanks, lisa. and thanks for joining us on the saturday morning news. abc7 news continues at 8:00
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