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>> hi there. a good saturday morning to you all. i'm katie marzullo. we want to start you off with a quick first look at the weather. here's meteorologist lisa argen. >> good morning. >> the marine layer is compressed. not much in the area of low clouds and fog. right along the shoreline there's some reduced visibility, otherwise a nice morning. cool. numbers continue to drop in the north bay. santa rosa 53. elsewhere we are in the low 60s. so for the rest of the day today, the sunniest and warmest day out of the holiday weekend is with us, it will be this afternoon. a few high clouds and around the by low to mid-70s.
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about 76 in oakland with some sun along the coast. mid-and upper 60s. so really kind of a mild day along the shoreline. inland we have a few 90s returning for the livermore valley, the delta. upper 80s around the san ramon valley with plenty of sunshine. we will introduce more clouds. a slight chance of showers over the holiday weekend. katie. >> lisa, thank you. >> breaking news out of oakland where a person was killed in a shooting at a club early this morning. it happened just before 1:30 at club anton on third street in jack london square. authorities say they found a man with at least one gunshot wound dead at the scene. no arrests made and no word on motive or suspects. the shooting is under investigation. happening today, demonstrators will gather in san francisco at powell and market streets to protest the government's possible plans to deal with the crisis in syria. abc news is reporting the u.s. military could take action in syria as soon as this weekend. the president and staff are deciding how to respond to the
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massacre of at least 1400 people with presumed chemical weapons. and with four u.s. navy ships already off the syrian coast, the white house is leaving little doubt that the united states would respond with force, abc7 news reporter has the latest. >> from the white house, president obama is weighing the option notice response to a chemical weapons attack he said syria's government carried out last week. the president is speaking with his national security team while assuring americans that a strike against bashar al assad's government would not result in a long-term conflict. >> we are looking at the possibility of a narrow, limited act. we aren't considering any open-ended commitment. we aren't considering any boots-on-the-ground approach. >> he said the u.s. is eyeing a measured response in the form of air strikes on syria's capital. >> they will go after the unit
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that conducted the attack on the civilians. they know where they are and they will punish them with strikes, but they will also do something visually compelling. they will level probably a military of defense building. >> but it may be a tough sell to the u.s. public. one new poll reveals 50% of the americans oppose taking military action in syria. the u.s. would be acting without the help. one of its strongest allies. britain's parliament has voted against taking action in syria. one man has been briefed by u.s. intelligent officials. he have says he seas seen conclusive evidence of a chemical attack by the syrian government. >> we do not want to rush to judgment and we must make sure that we know whatever targets are being considered, that if they were to strike syria, that we do not hit civilian or innocent people. >> abc7 news. the congressman said president obama can launch a limited attack without seeking approval from congress. now to the new bay bridge.
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let's take a live look right now at the toll plaza. crews have reached a big milestone there. they have removed the old surface and repaved it. workers began painting new stripes yesterday. there's scheduled to open by 5:00 a.m. tuesday morning but it is possible it could open sooner. look at the new span from our emeryville camera. work continues there around the clock. abc7 news reporter allen wong reports on the impact the bridge closser has had on business in san francisco. >> usually friday night you can't get in anywhere. >> this couple said they live overlook the bridge and for the
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past two days the sound of traffic has been missing. >> you are used to it. but wake up this morning and felt we maybe lived out in napa or somewhere. >> yeah, so quiet. it was like the country. >> you heard the birds singing. >> but that silence is also the sound of money not making its way into the city. >> we usually stay business is he until 9:00. sometimes we have to tell people that we are closed because they keep coming in. as you see tonight, by 8:00 it's a crawl. >> the crawl won't last long. caltrans is expecting the bridge, with all it's noise, to reopen on time. >> there's a tremendous amount of excitement. everyone is feeling very confident, and we are on track. >> the new surface at the toll plaza is nearly finished and crews have already gun removing a 1,000-foot section of the old bridge that's blocking construction of the bike path on the new east span. when it opens, there won't be a 35 miles an hour s-curve. instead it will be a 50 miles per hour straight shot in both directions. in san francisco, allen wong, abc7 news. >> bart was busy yesterday but crowds appeared to have thinned compared to the day before. bart officials say thursday was
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the third busiest day for the system ever. bart will continue operating limited trains 24 hours a day through labor day. here's a live look at the nonstop work happening on the bay bridge. this is courtesy of ourier ball buena island cam. we are streaming the live images, courtesy of our yerba buena camera. check that out. also a look at commuter resources and the ferries. you can explore the traffic maps to see where the worst gridlock is during the closer. as soon as the bridge is open we will notify our twitter followers. you can follow us @abc7newsbayarea. >> police are investigating a disturbing discovery in emeryville near the shoreline. acting on a tip, police discovered a human body part along the beach of east shore state park near emeryville yesterday. sky 7hd was overhead when the discovery was made around 5:00 p.m. authorities will not say what body part was found. it is under investigation.
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a 14-year-old boy has arrested on suspicion of a sexual assault in a elementary bathroom. it happened yesterday. that was in almeda police got a call around 3:15 about the assault. offices are arrested the boy near the school. the victim is described only as a young girl. she was taken to the hospital but there's any information on how she is doing. san francisco police say they finally got their man but he's not a suspect, he's a hero. it's a story you will only see on abc7 news. last monday an officer was working alone when she responded to a report of vandalism in the excelsior district. the suspect started attacking the officer, beating we're had her own club and trying take her gun. ryan raso was crossing the street when he saw what was happening. he jumped in, grabbed the suspect and held her down until more officers arrived. >> he had the officer in a kind of choke hold and was kind of had the officer against the wall, kind of banging her -- kind of beating her like i think her head into the wall a little
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bit. >> because raso is homeless, it took police a few days to find him and thank him. they are now trying to find him shelter if he needs it. el~cerrito police are warning of a rash of laptop and cell phone robberies at coffee shops. people at the starbucks at el~cerrito plaza had phones stolen at the same time and pete's coffee was the site of a laptop robbery in the afternoon. a popular san francisco restaurant where people wait hours for a table is voluntarily closing this weekend because of an outbreak of e. coli. burma superstar on clement street post add notice on its door last night. the city health department is reporting 14 people had cases of he e. coli, including 9 who ate the burma superstar about a week and a half ago. health officials say there's no ongoing risk at the restaurant.
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e. coli can be avoided by safe food handle, including washing hands, cutting boards and utensils after touching raw meat. more information is posted on our website. new this morning a street in hay wood is back open after being shut down. fires happened just after 8:30 last night near mission boulevard. several l.e.d. street lights caught fire. fire crews were called in to extinguish the flames. pg&e was also notified. one lane of traffic in each direction was shut down for two hours while crews worked. the cause of the fires is under investigation. >> it is 6:09 now on a clear saturday morning. what else is happening out there, lisa? >> just a little bit of fog out there making for a gorgeous start to the day. hers a look from the east bay hills camera. a little wind. but take a look at the city and, of course, the bay bridge on the right-hand side of the screen. look for a gorgeous day around
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the bay but it will be the warmest out of the holiday. i will explain when we return. >> can't wait to see the cars starting to move on the new bridge. next, an elementary school principal is accused of killing her husband. how winters are reacting to
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former south african leader nelson mandela remains in the hospital despite reports that says he was released. they say he is in critical but stable condition. he was admitted to the hospital on june 8th with what officials said was a recurring lung infection. he spent 27 years under aparti as a prisoner and then emerged to owe eventually become president. happening today, justice ginsburg will perform a same sex wedding. she will perform it for two close friends in washington d.c. she said it will be one more statement that people who love each other should be able to enjoy the blessings and strikes of marriage. ginsburg than a supreme court justice for 20 years. new this morning a bakersfield elementary school principal is being held without bail on suspicion of killing her husband.
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the 46-year-old leslie chance was taken into custody yesterday. farm workers found his body in bakersfield in a field. he was shot several times. >> we believe he was shot in the vehicle but we are trying to determine where exactly he was shot. >> i was shocked, really, really shocked. >> why? >> she's the principal of school kids, and to commit murder. now what are the kids going to think? >> she is the principal of fairview elementary school. she's scheduled to be arraigned on tuesday. bay area authorities say burglaries in several cities are most likely being committed by the same woman using the same ploy, that she's looking for snakes. seven cities were victimized in recent weeks. belmont was hit thursday. the suspect is described as a heavy-set woman in her 30s with dyed blonde hair and wears sunglasses. the person poses as an animal control officer, claiming an infestation of snakes, and while
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she distracts the homeowner, her accomplice steals from the home. >> an adult film company, king studios, is being investigated after an actress tested 'of it for. the a.i.d.s. healthcare foundation filed a complaint the group is pushing for mandatory condom use in porn. the actor shot a scene on july 31st and it was her last scene before she tested positive for hiv last week. a little boy who fought cancer is now learning his family has to fight to keep his beloved swing set. abc7 news reporter sergio quintana has the story. this is los altos. >> are you ready? >> here we go! >> for the last few months little weston has been enjoying his backyard swing set. it's been a tough year for this five-year-old. >> we found out he was diagnosed with lymphoma, and that he was actually in a terminal condition at a point and they rushed him to stanford.
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>> marshall is weston's dad. they asked us not to use his last name to protect weston's privacy. since january he's been in and out of the hospital. and one especially difficult treatment, marshall asked for one thing to keep his son's mind off the pain. >> i said well, when you get home, who knew when that would be, what is a wish you had? and his response was a swing. >> weston's dad built the swing set and installed the small trampoline. but last week the family got a letter from the homeowners situation. seems the swing and the trampoline were against the rules. >> they unilaterally decided that the swing needed to be removed immediately. >> doug is weston's grandfather and owner of the condominium. he's hoping the homeowner's association can revisit this issue. i tried contacting the lead board member at home. and by mail and phone. i haven't received a response yet. but if he doesn't allow it to stay there, he would help build
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a community play park for it. that's what his grandfather said. i would be willing to donate money for something more acceptable to the board, but i would like this to stay here until that is completed. >> as weston continues to recover, his family said the swing is a big help. in los altos, sergio quintana abc7 news. , a fire chief's suspicions about the cause of the fire burning near yosemite national park have a lot of people talking. this, as firefighters continue to make small gains. they now have the fire 35% contained. it's burned more than 213,000 acres. the cause remains unclear, but the fire chief in a small sierra town has his own idea. during a community meeting with twain heart a week ago, he said, quote, we know it's human caused. there was no lightning in the area. he added there may have been a marijuana growth in the area. we talked with the u.s. forest
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service. the forest service is a wear of the chief's comment but they said there is still no official cause of the fire. water from the hetch hetchy reservoir is testing normal still despite having ash fall into the reservoir for nearly two weeks now. the san francisco public utilities commission started direct testing yesterday. it has also increased water delivered to reservoirs in alameda and the peninsula. crews repaired two turbines that were damaged at the kirkwood hydroelectric powerhouse. another powerhouse was damaged by fire but not yet repaired. they have spent $780,000 buying extra power while the hydroplants are down. that is one huge fire, doing a lot of damage out there. weather-wise anything going to help in. >> it still remains smoky in the sacramento valley and hazy in the northern sierra and parts of yosemite. back home we are looking at pretty good air quality here. the sunniest and warmest day of the holiday weekend will be today. starting out with very little fog. in fact the marine heyer at about 500, 600 feet.
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we will be looking at an area of low pressure to the north and west of us and high pressure to the east of us over the next several days. i'll explain in a moment. but first look outside from mt. tam, and very nice and quiet shot out there with the official sunrise just around the corner at 6:39. san francisco at 61. 6 to oakland. we are basically clear along the peninsula a few clouds around oakland and san francisco. los gatos a cool 58. it's cool with some clear conditions for the further south you go, except around salinas and monterey. clouds half moon bay, seven-mile visibility at 57. the marine layer here just down along the deck there. 53 santa rosa. cool and clear to the north with 54 in novato and 63 concord and livermore. this is kind of a neat shot from our east bay hills camera looking out over thezy. you see the holes in the overcast here so it won't take much for the fog to peel back to
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the coast. mild to warmed to." a chance of showers, just a slight chance tomorrow. then partly cloudy for labor day. each and every day temperatures coming down about two to four degrees. right any we've got high pressure to the east of us. it will be pushed further to the east over the weekend. then it rebuilds. so we are going to cool off and then warm up. with this area of high pressure it is throwing up some subtropical moisture that was tropical storm juliet. it's brought showers and storms to southern california and nevada. the area of low pressure will get closer in the days ahead. it will increase our sea breeze today and into tomorrow. a few 90s coming into lay by the delta and the east bay valleys. here we are tomorrow afternoon with a slight chance of showers, but notice you are looking at more cloud cover than anything else. a little bit of green you do see on the screen brings the slight chance of showers. here's monday morning, labor day. you will notice, we will call it
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partly sunny conditions. in the south bay today look at the mid-80s returning with 85 in san jose. 90 in morgan hill. 82 in redwood city. san francisco partly cloudy, 72. 85 in sonoma. and along the east bay a beautiful day, 76 in san leandro, 78 castro valley. inland a warm one in pleasanton, 89. ed 2 in antioch and for milbrae art and wine festival today, fan tech with sunshine. mid-7. a little bit of breeze in the afternoon. and as we look at the accuweather seven-day forecast, you will notice a few degrees cooler. a few more clouds tomorrow. a slight chance of a shower. don't cancel any plans. doesn't look lick it should be a big chance. partly cloudy monday and then we warm up for the first full week of september. >> that sounds good. thanks, lisa. next, a return to royal duties. kate's first public appearance since walking out of the hospital as a
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>> welcome back, earn. dan his is joining us from new york to tell us what is coming up at 7:00 on "good morning america." good morning, dan. >> we have some breaking news. the u.n. weapons inspectors, as you have reported, they have departed syria. pentagon now preparing for the possible attack on syria. meanwhile here at home we will
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tell you how government officials are preparing for possible retaliation. we are on that story. and also as the nfl prepares to pay hundreds of millions of dollars to former players who believe they have health problems because of on-field concussions. what is being done to protect high school athletes? the worried parents and the new rules this morning. plus, lamar odom, star of both the nba and realty tv, now making headlines off court and off-camera with rumors of drug problems and marital problems with chloe kardashian. he's been arrested. and remembering princess diana. sixteen years ago today, hard to believe, she died in the car crash. we will take a look at her image through the years as new details come out about her complex life and tragic death. see you at 7:00. >> i still remember that exact day. dan, thank you. see you then. >> okay. >> sticking with royal news, the duchess of cambridge made a
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public appearance yesterday. first time we've seen her since she presented her newborn son last month. she surprised everyone in wales. she joined husband, prince william, who was the official starter for the three-day race. kate left a five-week-old prince george napping at home with granny middleton. her next public appearance is in two weeks at an award ceremony in london. coming up next, the controversy to name the west span of the san francisco bridge after a former mayor. and the bay bridge troll, what they think should happen to it. and lego madness in the south bay. a sold-out
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>> welcome back, everyone. coming up at 67:30 and we are starting this half-hour with a quick look at the weather. here's meteorologist lisa argen. >> good morning, katie. the case have been clear overnight. temperatures have dropped into the low to mid-50s up in the north bay, santa rosa and napa. we have 60s elsewhere with clear conditions in san jose. down to 59 in san carl rose right now. a sunny afternoon a few high clouds from time to time. once again, a warm to hot day inland with some 90s returning. a sea breeze kicking up in the afternoon. so it won't be as warm as
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yesterday. but it will be the warmest day of the holiday weekend with some 90s for the liver more valley. more 70s and 80s around the bay. we will have more in a few minutes. katie. >> lisa, thank you. turning to the bay bridge where crews are working around the clock to assure the new span opens on time. this is a live picture from our camera on the island. right now it looks good as crews do their work to realign the new bridge with i-80. surface paving is done and work done yesterday to paint new stripes at the toll plaza. crews started removing the 1,000-foot section of the old bridge. that is blocking the construction of the bike path on the new span. they say if it goes better than planned, the bridge could actually open earlier than schedule. kira klapper will join us with a live update on the bridge work
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at 8:00. looks good from there. take a look at that spectacular time-lapse video released by tal tran showing it being built piece by piece. it shows the new bridge being constructed one piece by piece. the company that produce it had began documenting the construction in 2008. ultimately creating a 59-month time-lapse movie. everyone that the lucky troll on the old bay bridge will have a spot on the new bridge. the troll was removed by an ironworker james sturgeon. he wanted to make sure it's saved for future generations. >> it's an icon. our local installed it 24 years ago. i'm part of that local and i work at 378, a walk-on. i believe it needed to go under the new bridge or possibly in a museum. >> sky 7hd gave us this shot of the outline where the troll used to be. the figure was installed after the 1989 earthquake.
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some people believe it provides protection against natural disasters. abc7 transportation reporter heather ishimaru tweeted this photo of workers hanging from the span. scary stuff. the effort to officially rename the western span of the bay bridge after a former san francisco mayor, willie brown, has hit a snag this morning. the san francisco chronicle reports several former presidents of the board of supervisors are against the renaming, and said the move should reflect community consensus. they passed a resolution earlier this month to rename the span. it passed through the full assembly 68-0. but opponents have sent a letter to the senate asking that the name change not be heard. they are the first family of bay area bridge builders, claiming four generations. this family has come full circle. late patriot, albert, was an ironworker on the bridges in the
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'30s and now his great-grandson is working on the new bay bridge. laura anthony has the story from crockett. >> reporter: in the 1920s when al went to work on the old carquinez bridge, he was just a young man from crockett lock being for a job. >> at 27 he started on the first carquinez bridge, working there just doing anything. then got into the structural seal part and loved it. >> when al worked on his first bridge, in 1927, he and his fellow iron workers worked untethered or untied to the structure in any way. >> it was the old rule of thumb, i don't know quoted it, but for every million dollars you would lose a person. >> after the carquinez bridge, al went to oakland to work on the bay bridge. soon after he joined a crew that was building the area's signature span, the golden gate. it's a move that almost cost him his life. >> they had the net, but they allowed it to sag into the dirt
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so when he hit he hit the full force. he went into st. luke's hospital and that's where they formed the halfway to hell club, people who fell and lived. >> bridge building and iron working were not only a.l.'s passions, they game his legacy. it was passed on to three generations of men who followed. that included his great-grandson, johnny, who worked on the new bay bridge. >> for a lot of people it's not glamorous, but it's what i love and what we love. >> al died in 2000 at the age of 95, six weeks after the ground breaking for the new carquinez bridge named in his honor, and before construction on the new bridge. >> are you going to miss the bay bridge? >> not really. this is part of what we do. >> are you going to be sorry to see it come down? >> no. we are ready for a new one. that new one is beautiful. i think it's time. >> they think al would agree.
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in crockett, laura anthony, abc7 news. >> good stuff. >> happening today after this, activist will hold a rally protesting the sale of the berkeley's post office. the mayor lost his appeal this week to save the building. the postal regulatory commission rejected his appeal, which means the sale can proceed. protesters have been camping out in front of the post office for weeks, in an effort to convince the postal service not to sell the property. consumers spend $3.5 billion on them last year. any guesses? we are talking about legos. and there is a convention of sorts this weekend for kids who are legos fanatics. david louie dove into the legos kidsfest in san jose. >> at last count there are over 400 million lego bricks in existence. this is about $10,000 worth of them falling on the floor for the kids to enjoy. >> they are awesome.
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i have been playing with them for over like i think five years. >> lego sets have been around 81 years. it's what you can make with them that continues to capture the imagination of kids and inspires them to build things. one of those kids grew up to be chris. at age 30 he's one of seven master builders of lego who make these life-size figures and cars. this car is made of 360,000 bricks. it weighs almost two tons and took 1800 hours to assemble. >> the most difficult part of a model like this is all the different colors. it makes the model look dynamic and cool looking, but all the different colors means you have to have a ton of different trays around you of lego bricks. when we do models, the fewer the colors, the faster it builds. >> the bricks are glued together. >> the prime age for playing with lego is about five to twelve, but there are no restrictions. so even a person of any age,
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including mine, can get into it. >> some lego sets have as few as 77 pieces. but london's tower bridge set at 492 pieces. what happens when the kids leave bricks all over the floor? there's a sweeper for that. it makes picking it up a whole lot easier. dan got hooked while playing with his son. now he's also a master builder. >> there is something satisfying about putting something down, snapping it together. there's something inside our brains or something that says, oh, that's good. we have control over that. i made that. >> in san jose, david louie, abc7 news. thousands of people are expected to attend the 61st sausalito art and wine festival this weekend, despite the bay bridge closer. more than 265 artists from all over the world will be displaying their works and wine from vintners and plenty of music from acts like dave mason and the english beat. also lisa marie pressly.
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the festival runs through monday and there will be extra ferry service from san francisco. for more information go to abc7news.com and click on "see it on tv." >> happening today, all things mediterranean comes to belmont as the city kicks off it's an you'll greek festival, now in it's 31st year. there will be greek food, dancing and costumes, live music and entertainment for children. the festival runs through monday at the greek orthodox church of holy cross in belmont, and it all gets underway starting today at noon. next on the abc7 saturday morning news, the new laptops going to an east bay school. how the devices are helping teachers in the east bay revolutionize the lesson plan. and a live look from outside from our sutro tower cam. look at those low clouds and the sunrise starting now. lisa argen will give you all you heed to
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>> good morning. some kids are in for big changes thanks to a new grant. this school district is the only one getting federal race-to-the-top money this year. as johnathan bloom explains, that means shiny new computers popping up in classrooms. >> what are they trying to teach you? >> lisa's fourth-graders carry
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out most of their assignments with pencil and paper, but this year there's something new at this union city elementary school. >> what i found is it has completely changed everything about the classroom. >> she has a chrome book. the inexpensive laptop from google and soon her students will have them too. they won a grant from the federal race to the top program for $29 million. the chrome books only cost $250 each. >> the chrome book at that price point allows at our grades 6 through 12 for each student to have an individual student device. >> younger kids will share them. they store everything in the cloud so the dog can't eat your homework. >> the student shares it and you can turn in your homework, get comments from the teacher. >> but they are far more than a replacement for pencil and paper. giving students access to laptops is the distribute's first plan to quite literally turn education upside down. >> shifting from teacher as on the stage to teacher facilitator. >> it's called flip learning.
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instead of listening to a lecture and going home to bang out problems, students will go home and watch videos their teachers make. >> we will take this digit and multiply it times every digit. >> and come to class to work on the assignment with the teacher. she said it allows kids to learn at their own pace. >> i have students who will sit there and they will choose to hit "play again" six times while grinning, while excited the whole time. >> then she can watch and help them apply what they learned. it's a major shift. >> we want to transform teaching in this district. >> the district is spending most of the grant money retooling its curriculum and training teachers for this new style of education. chrome books will gradually rollout over three years. in union city, johnathan bloom, abc7 news. >> 6:43 on your saturday morning. lisa and i were just talking about how hot it was yesterday. i was down in san jose. it was definitely hot there. >> it was 97 in livermore and 69 half moon bay.
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even though today will be the warmest day of the holiday weekend, it won't be as warm as yesterday. here's a look from mouth tam. a beautiful shot. the compressed marine layer. we will talk about a couple degrees of cooling. more cooling over the weekend and maybe some showers. that's all coming up. >> thanks, lisa. also next, a happy homecoming. kurt suzuki makes his presence felt in his first game b
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>> thanks for joining us. live look at the golden gate bridge right now. you are look act 72 in san francisco. not too bad for the old city by the bay. lisa argen here now with more on your forecast. >> it was quite warm yesterday with 90 in redwood city. we are coming down today as much as five degrees on the peninsula, maybe more. but today will be sunny and warm out there still. a few high clouds. marine layer is compressed and that's why it is so dense along the golden gate bridge. about 500 feet. it lifts throughout the rest of the morning hours, leaving us with a pretty nice afternoon with a wide range of temperatures. good morning, mt. tam, you can see how pretty the fog looks this morning with the sun coming up at 6:39. so about ten minutes ago. 61 downtown with 60 oakland and red wad city in the upper 650s. a clear start in san jose.
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half moon bay, some fog for you. the bay bridge this morning, the low overcast and temperatures in the north bay, the coolest, 53. 252 novato. 60s by the delta and the southwest wind bringing temperatures a couple degrees cooler today. you were near 100 degrees yesterday. in the 90s today. but the he is breeze kicks up in the afternoon, bringing some relief to our inland east bay. but still on the warm side. finally the east bay hills camera, the city has disappeared. we had it here yesterday. fog allowing for just a -- i mean a little bit earlier we had the view of the city. the fog on securing the view momentarily. cooler conditions tomorrow with a slight chance of showers. the temperatures ten to come down for the holiday monday with partly cloudy skies. i don't think you are going to see much in the way of shower activity, if anything at all. but as we go through the forecast animation you will see the clouds increase and the possibility, anyway, come our way. so we are sandwiched in between low pressure to the north and
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west, that will inch its way further to the south and east. that increases the sea breeze day to take. but it's high pressure and the flow around the high that will dominate our weather today, bringing us some subtropical moisture that will allow for a few high clouds not only today, but the showers to continue for southern california. so with temperatures ranging from about mid-60s at the coast to the low 90s inland we have the variety again. then the fog increases overnight. so it is going to grow taller and move a little bit further across the bay tonight, into sunday. that will allow for about five degrees of cooling. more cloud cover for your sunday afternoon. where is the rain? you can't really see much of that moisture making its way into the bay. it's around us. it increases the cloud cover. sea breeze also allows for the transportation of a cooler air. the marine air into our inland east bay. but other than that's correct we will enjoy a pretty seasonal holiday. 97 in yosemite. so really hot here. hazy and smoky condition for the
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sacramento valley. further north in chico, sunny skies. reno in the mid-90s. back home we will lack for a mild afternoon. a few degrees cooler today. 72 san francisco. 77 in san mateo, with 82 in vallejo. 90 morgan hill, as well as livermore. today up in the north bay, it's going to be a nice afternoon. lent of sun. you won't have to worry about the fog her with low to mid-70s. an afternoon sea breeze at the sausalito art festival. into the east bay for the pride festival it will another beautiful day. mid-70s, mostly sunny conditions with a few clouds late in the afternoon. and then partly cloudy on monday. the temperatures trending a little cooler. if you like that, that's a good thing because we are going to be very warm in the days ahead as we head toward next week. >> all right. i'm thinking people will enjoy their three-day weekend no matter the weather. >> i think so. >> thanks, lisa. >> in sports tonight, the a's host the tampa bay rays in the battle against the two a. l. wildcard leaders.
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last night kurt suzuki made his return to the come seem a memorable one. highlights in this morning's sports. good morning. tampa bay pitcher david price did not know about the bay bridge being closed so he was in for quite the ride when he left the team hotel in san francisco yesterday heading to the oakland coliseum. after a $202 cab ride that took an eternity, he arrived ready to take on the a's and kind of feisty. joe parker hasn't lost since may 22nd. sixteen straight starts. seven innings. escobar with the rbi single in the second, scoring desmond jennings. it's 1-0, tampa. in the fifth. kurt suzuki. welcome back, boy! aloha. three-run homer. first start at the coliseum since being traded back to the a's. 3-1, athletics. rays tie it up in the eighth. bottom of eighth. jed lowrie doubles up joe peralta. coco crisp scores from second. a's win, 4-3. texas loses. a's are two back of texas in the west and half a game up on the
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rays for the top wildcard. giants and d-backs. angel pegan, first became back. scored the giants' only run. in the first brandon belt sacked. beats the throw, 1-0 giants. only one of run of this game. d-backs load the bases in the sixth. timmy lincecum pitching. pablo sandoval robs a.j. pollack of what would have been a short double and throws him out to end the inning. timmy goes six scoreless for his eighth win of the year. giants with only three hits find a way to get it done in a 1-0 victory. the sunny dikes era begins tonight in berkeley. cal hosting northwestern. here comes the bear offense. true game for freshman quarterback jared goff. he was named the starter a couple weeks ago. excited to get his first true taste of college football. dikes is ready to tee it up for the first time at memorial stadium. >> i'm excited. it will be a new experience for me just like it is a lot of our young layers. any team it's something different or new, you are always
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excited about it. i know the game day atmosphere here is fantastic, i know the crowd is going to be great, the student section especially. we are excited to take it in. more importantly, we are excited about an opportunity to play against a good football team. >> tennis. serena williams looking to move on in the u.s. open. took care of her opponent in straight sets. nice rally at the net. winner by serena. she rolls 6-3, 6-1. she will face fellow american sloan stevens in the first round. -- the fourth round. stevens is only one of three players to beat serena this year. and kobe bryant has to be feeling pretty good about his achilles tendon and comeback after surgery. he posted this video of himself after the high dive. is this normal achilles tendon rehab? i'm not sure. he posts, "if i can run, i can jump," and apparently also dive straight down. that's a rap on morning sports. don't forget, the kickoff of college football here on abc7. we have georgia and clemson
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tonight at 5:00, followed by the season premiere of "lexus after the game" right after that. hope to see you then. have a great weekend, everybody. i'm larry beil. it is 6:54. coming up next, a treat for bay area metal heads. check
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>> the band metallica will be here next month.
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its for a screening of their new film. movie entitled metallica through the never will prefear on september 17th as part of the mill valley film festival. two metallica members are bay area natives, and they chose marin county for the premiere. all of the bond members are expected to attend next month's screening. wow. good times for fans. good times for weather 134. >> yes. if you thought it was a little too warm yesterday, we are turning back the temperatures by a few degrees. waking up to some low clouds and fog and 72 in san francisco. mid-70s across the bay. with 85 in san jose. so that sea breeze kicks up in the afternoon. bringing the numbers down a few degrees today. increasing clouds. maybe a few high clouds today and a slight chance of showers today. and then we will warm it up big time next week. >> as people go back to work. >> yes. >> thanks are for joining us on
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