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>> hello, and good saturday morning. i'm katie marzullo and we will start you off with a quick look at the whether with meteorologist lisa argen. >> good morning. temperatures this morning are cool, in the low 40s. 50 in san francisco. we are certainly cooler, anywhere from a degree to seven or eight degrees cooler in the north bay a couple degrees of cooling in livermore, but five degrees of cooling in concord. temperatures today are going to climb. we are going to see sunny conditions as the high pressure area builds on in and a big, big warmup for the second half of the weekend. we will talk about it and look
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at a summer-like extended outlook coming up. katie. >> lisa, thank you. this morning ground crews at the oakland coliseum are doing everything they can to get the infield ready for play after last night's game was cancelled unregrettably. >> regrettably, due to field conditions, tonight's game has been postponed. [booing] >> the infield was just too wet to play on, all because of a embarrassing mistake. abc7 news reporter tiffany wilson has details. >> the worst seat in the house has to belong to this guy, driving an the infield when the a's should be up at-bat. athletics management said the tarp was left off the field overnight hoping the field would dry out. instead a morning downpour made the situation first and by game time the field wasn't ready. the field looks fine now, but dave, the vice president of stadium operations said everyone felt conditions were dangerous.
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you could see manager's bob melvin's foot sink into the field. >> frustrated fans congregated into the parking lot. >> we are playing the mariners, seattle, washington. the wettest place in the world, and they postpone the game down here? give me a break. they are a a bunch of sissies. >> it's really disappointing that the grounds crew didn't get it together today to figure out how to cover up the infield. >> water forced the cancellation of tuesday's game and the bay bridge guy untilly lift saturday. then there's this. a sewage problem in the clubhouse last saturday when toilets were actually giggling. fans hope this isn't a sign the season is about to head down the tubes. abc7 news. some a's players made the best of the cancellation by heading over to the warriors game next door at the arena.
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the warriors showed this picture of jr. redding and nick punto hanging out at the game. developing news in berkeley. a second student in two months has been diagnosed with measles. the student may have exposed an unknown number of bay area residents to the highly contagious disease. the student road bart and then attended classes before being quash teed on april 3rd. the school is notifying classmates and others who may have been exposed to the disease. firefighters have rescued man from the san francisco bay at the end of the berkeley pier. it appears he was in distress when someone spotted him in the water clinging to the pier around 10:00 last night. he was wrapped in blankets before taken to the hospital to go checked out. a national guard rescue team is on a mission to dave a sick baby on a boat. they are nearly 1,000 miles off the coast of mexico. we have more from moffett field. >> it was supposed to be an epic
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adventure. the kauffman family on their boat, the rebel heart, sailing around the world. but three weeks in, the one-year-old developed a large rash. she started vomiting and got diarrhea. with snow sign of i am pouf present, they called for help. a rescue wing out of moffett field came out. they flew to the locations. >> we parachuted a four-man rescue team and robe inflatable boat to the location of the sailing boat. >> the team boarded the sailboat and stabilized the little girl but the rebel heart seen in the video became disabled. the kauffmans and the rescue team wait for the uss vander grip to arrive from san diego. the ship will pick them up and bring them closer to shore so the helicopters can reach them and fly the baby to a hospital. a complicated and dangerous mission in practically the
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middle of nowhere. >> in cramped and uncomfortable condition and they are very far out to sea but everybody is doing fine at the moment. >> a relative in san diego is worried about the family. >> i want to make sure the baby is okay and find out what is wrong with the baby, because she's young and i'm a mom so my instinct is to make sure the baby is okay and my next thought is what is going to happen now. >> the navy ship is expected to arrive either tonight or sunday morning and then it should be just a few more hours before she can be airlifted to the mainland. abc7 news. a teenager who ran over and killed a father and daughter in concord few years ago is now being sued by the family. in april, 20 is it 11, the 17-year-old was driving more than 70 miles an hour. his s.u.v. swerved on the sidewalk, hitting and killing the man and his daughter. they were riding their bicycles. the suit also names the boy's
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parents. he will be released from prison in two years. his father would not comment on the lawsuit. they are looking for public help to raise funds for a baby battling cancer. the baby had surgery monday to remove a cancerous kidney. she's set to start radiation and keep owe therapy soon. the organizers are trying to raise $10,000. for a link to the go fund me page visit new details about the sexually violent predator known as the pillowcase rapist who terrorized the bay area in the 1907: he will live in the community of womb dale after being released from state custody. he has admitted to raping as many as 40 women. he used a pillowcase to must have he will their screams. he moved to the bay area on parole in 1979 and assaulted 16
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women. he was quick the again and moved to the city of claremont in 1993. he has been in state custody since 1996. san francisco police have confirmed threats have been made against the department following a fatal officer-involved shooting. a 28-year-old was shot and killed by officers last month. police say he pulled out a stun gun and pointed it at officers, who thought it was a real handgun. an anonymous threat vowed revenge for his death. the call has prompted the department to warn officers to be on high alert while doing their jobs. san francisco will be holding a gun buy-back today and it's the drive-through kind. from nine to two people can go to the new grocery outlet store in the city's visitation valley neighborhood. participants must have the unloaded guns in the trunk of their car. guns in working condition, up to five per person will be
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exchanged for cash. no questions asked. bart is looking everywhere they can, even on the internet, to find the parts any need to get trains moving at full speed. an equipment problem that started yesterday means trains have to be ridden manually. nobody makes that device anymore. trains were delayed for much of the day yesterday. sounds like time for an judgment upgrade. a weather upgrade, if you like it sunny and nice. >> yeah. we had a nice run at some wet weather and today high pressure is really asserting itself. as we go through the weekend. in fact, big change from yesterday to today. today to tomorrow. that's why you are tuning in. 49 right now in san francisco. temperatures in the 60s today but we are talking big time warmth, beach weather as soon as tomorrow. i will explain coming up. >> thanks, lisa. incredible video of a tornado
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tearing through a neighborhood and you will never guess what the twister was carrying. also, millions of social security numbers stolen and sold and why you may be a victim and not even know it.
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three soldiers were killed and wounded 16 others before killing himself. some who escaped with their lives have gun to tell their story. mary is in texas. >> he was one of the first to be hit. sergeant jonathan westbrook. shot four times by specialist ivan lopez. >> westbrook was working in the human resources department wednesday when lopez came in to request a leave of absence. westbrook's father relayed to abc news who lopez did next. >> they suggest he come back the next day. he left just as they had suggested that he leave, but returned with the weapon. a .45 caliber semiautomatic pistol, a handgun, and shot one person right in the front and then turned the gun on my son,
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shooting him four times. >> officials said lopez had been arguing with soldiers from his unit. things escalated shortly after he opened fire, king three of his own and wounding 16. authorities don't believe lopez's mental health played a direct role. >> we believe the immediate precipitating factor was more likely an escalating argument in his unit area. >> another father, ivan lopez senior, said his son must not have been in his right mind and he killed his fellow soldiers. >> they are looking into his come bat record. he served four months in iraq but had no direct contact with the enemy. no specific traumatic he vent. fort hood. the state is investigating illegal sale of personal information for as many as 200 million americans. the theft of social security numbers and bank data is linked
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to a vietnamese man. the man was hired as a contractor for a court ventures. a hole cyber security expert has tips on how to avoid becoming a victim. >> we need to really think about which websites we register with, my merchants we shop with, which companies we ultimately do business with. >> prosecutors have not said how many people actually had their sensitive data stolen. new this morning, a volcano in ecuador was spued an eruption yesterday. it was followed by a second four-minute explosion and five lesser tremors. the 16,000-foot volcano located 90 miles away from the capital came to life on february 1st with eruptions of that affected a third of ecuador's provinces and temporarily closed a
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regional airport. federal authorities have uncovered two sophisticated drug tunnels that led from san diego to tee juan -- wednesday they found a cement door painted to look like the environment around it. once down they found a second tunnel equipped with a tiered electric rail system. agents have spent months investigating in an effort to uncover the tunnels. they have now discovered and shut down seven of them in the last two years. happening today, advocates in san jose plan to hold a rally protesting deportations. it's all part of the national day of action for deportation relief. advocates are calling on congress and president obama to halt the deportationings which they say has neared 2 million under this administration. it includes hernandez chavez, the elder son of the civil
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rights activist cesar chavez. it gets underway today at story and king roads in san jose. a federal grand jury has returned an indictment in a corruption case against state senator leyland yee. 26 are named in the invite that was released yesterday. most were arrested last week on a criminal complaint filed by federal prosecutors, who have since taken their case to a grand jury. the indictment supersedes the complaint, but the charges remain virtually the same. it does add three new defends and an additional charge against yee. in one case he tried to hook up an undercover agent with an arms dealer. shrimp boy chow is being held
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without bail in charges that include $2.3 million in money laundering. it was judgment day yesterday for san francisco politician ed ju he was ordered to spend one month in jail and the rest in home confinement on be a ankle monitor. he was released from federal custody in february after serving five years on a bribery conviction. he will spend time helping programs in chinatown. >> work withholder people who need help, younger people needing help in education getting geds and things like that. >> the judge originally imposed a 60-day sentence on ju, but is allowing him to be released 30 days early on good behavior. he's been ordered to perform about 2500 hours of community service. check out this home security video showing the power of a tornado. you can see the wind picking up speed quickly in the dallas area on thursday, leaves and other small items start to whip up.
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and then big stuff like porta-potties start flying along the streets. one port of oakland potty even comings out of nowhere and bounces off a parked suv. all the rain this we saw this week brought heavy snow to the sierra. here's video of interstate 80 at castle park. the roads clear, no chains required on 830 or highway 50. but you may notice a few more cars than usual to go up the mountains to take advantage of the new snow. this may be one of the the last weekend to hit the ski slopes. most resorts wrap-up their season near the middle of april. time running out. and here we sit. >> this is the best snow of the season probably. we waited all winter long. yeah, they have a lot of snow up there. it should be fine getting up there. we have a little bit of fog this morning but we are talking about a big change in our forecast. yesterday those showers were really stubborn and this morning they are gone but a lot of residual moisture. not only starting out with the coastal fog but it's going to nestle into some of the valleys
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and it will be gray for the early morning hours. our exploratorium camera featuring temperatures in the 40s and 50s with los gatos the cool spot. san francisco 49, as well as oakland. good morning to you. 50 in san jose. and half moon bay 52. here's a look from our roof camera. numbers are ranging from the low 40s so definitely cooler in santa rosa, napa, petaluma at 43 and livermore and concord sit in the mid-and upper 40s. sutro, all the sparkling lights. we will look at a warmup today. a modest one. starting out with partly cloudy skies, patchy fog. but tomorrow into the early part of next week we are looking at some very warm weather and the warmest days of the week will be monday and tuesday. but tomorrow 10 degrees warmer than today. so today will be school and gusty at the coast. keep this in mind if you are headed to the beaches. high pressure still sits pretty far offshore but as it gets a little closer, we will continue to warm each and every day.
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and the flow turns more offshore tomorrow. so you know what that means. but we are looking at a fast-moving northwesterly swell so all day tomorrow the possibility of rip currents all the way from the sonoma county coast down through monterey. tomorrow will be the day where temperatures will hit about 70 degrees at the coast. now today a big difference with only about 59 in point reyes and gusty, northwest winds. tomorrow anywhere from the upper 60s to low 70s around gilroy. santa cruz, 65. comfortable there for you today. half moon bay 61. it will be quite breezy. 67 redwood city. and pacifica we are looking at 59 degrees. san francisco about average with low 60s for you. daly city 59. up in the north bay here's where you have the cool upper 50s from bodega bay to stinson. mid-60s for petaluma. 69 napa. as you head over into the east bay, nice-looking day in oakland
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and hayward in the mid-60s. you head inland a little warmer with 69 in pittsburgh. 70 in fairfield, as well as livermore. so the accuweather seven-day forecast features day after day of sunshine. but check out the temperatures. 60 to 70 today. breezy at the coast. tomorrow mid-60s to near 80 and we will look for above average monday and tuesday, perhaps some records with plenty of 80s by and inland. there are your 70s coastside. looking for a modest example down on wednesday and everyone cools thursday and friday. so really today one of the cooler days out of the next seven. so all of a sudden we are back into spring. summer not far off. >> lisa, thank you. today a new patrol combat ship, the uss coronado, is being commissioned. it's called the warship of the future. it's lighter and faster than a dedestroyer with equipment that makes it more flexible.
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it's designed to operate in shallow waters close to shore and new technology allows them to quickly change mission from combat to surveillance by changing out modules. they cost about $500 million to build, compared to a dedestroyer that can cost four times as much. crews are making progress cutting apart the old span of the eastern bridge. of the cantilever is gone. it's being taken apart in the reverse order in which it was built in the 1930s n couple weeks you will see a significant gap between the east and west sides of the span. meanwhile the chp is reminding drivers keep your eyes on the road. yes, please. up next, some furry photographers are stealing the showdown under. how the cute critters have mastered the art of the selfie. and watch abc, now available to bay area dish customers who want to watch abc7 news online or
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>> pictures are going wild. they are taking pictures of themselves. they seem to be getting pretty good at posing. the camera is hooked up to a screen via wi-fi allowing visitors to see the adorable pics. a seventh grade geography whiz from san carlos is on his way to washington d.c. michaelson won the state geography bee at fresno state. this is for the third straight year. he attends school in hillsboro. he wins $100 and will participate to the national g. o. b. in mid-may. two other bay area finished second and third.
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tyler and jonah. nine out of final ten contestants were from the bay area. congratulations to all of them. a bracelet stolen 30 years ago is now back with its rightful owners. this jewelry and other jewelry was recovered during a traffic stop in february. the police department post it had on their pinterist page and within hours three people called to identify it. the owner says had has a lot of sentimental value and she's thrilled to have it back back. a former 49er running back will be doing lots of running this weekend on the streets of san francisco. roger craig will be one of the 11,000 runners taking part in tomorrow's rock n' roll marathon. he's a promoter of the event. he said listening to the bands along the way is inspiring. >> when you get to certain
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miles, you blank out a little bit. and you might hear an old song that you heard in high school and, okay, i can pull through this thing now. >> the race begins on the great highway at 6:30 a.m.. it goes across the golden gate bridge and ends at the civic center. if you are interested, you can still sign up for the restaurant on rock n' roll marathon. the search for missing malaysian flight 370, a bay area with the know-how to find and recover it. and the science of snails. you will see how this exploratorium experiment is closing a local language barrier.
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>> goal back. we are starting with a quick look at the weather with meteorologist lisa argen. >> we are looking at a little clearing in parts of the bay so we are cooler but there's cloudiness around and fog. 41 santa rosa, 42 napa, san mateo coming in at 49. we will look for the clouds and fog to stay with us for the next couple hours. and then comes the clearing and a modest warmup today." upper 50s to mid-60s coastside with breezy winds.
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mid-and upper 60s around the bay, including oakland and san mateo. we will look for inland numbers to be near 70. so a nice warmup today but we are talking about summertime temperatures not for off. i'll explain coming up. >> lisa, thank you. new this morning, president obama says the republican budget proposal would shrink opportunity and make it tougher for hardworking americans to get ahead. in his weekly address, the president says house budget chairman paul ryan's budget gives massive tax cuts to the rich while cutting programs like education and research that spur job growth. >> the republican budget begins by handing out massive tax cuts to households making more than $1 million a year. then, to keep from blowing a hole in the deficit, they will have to raise taxes on middle class families with kids. next, their budget forces deep cuts to investments that help our economy create jobs. >> the president says republicans would also take away
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insurance from 7 million people who enrolled through his healthcare law and would gut financial protections. we have developing news right now this morning china's news agency reports a chinese ship searching for malaysian flight has detected a post signal. they are facing a new time crunch to find it. batteries in the black box that is are supposed to give up out an audible ping are only supposed to last for 30 days. that means the pings could fall silent by tomorrow. high-tech equipment aboard ships searching the deep waters are being dragged through the indian ocean hoping to catch some of the pinging. the plane disappeared four weeks ago after leaving beijing. when the batteries run down it will be more difficult to find the plane. however, as abc7 news reporter wayne freedman found out inial immediate did you, it won't be impossible. >> it's a contraption that appears utterly unsuited except
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for toppling over but it's a remotely operated vehicle that could help and find malaysian flight 307 car behind the surface of the indian ocean. >> we can bring up piece that is are larger. >> liz runs the research inial alameda. she's intimately familiar with searching in deepwater with black box that is does -- backst go silent. >> now you have to consider the ocean currents, the depth of the area that it's in. it is, you know, the proverbial needle in the haystack. >> a dark, wet one in extreme conditions. >> 16,000 pounds were square inch bearing down on everything. >> the challenge will be tougher than an already month-long search that has essentially come up with nothing but garbage on the surface of the ocean. now vehiclings like this will use multi-beam bottom painting
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sonar and will likely face more false leads. >> almost every dive and project we work on, we find evidence of human garbage behind. >> what we are looking at is an expression of art and science and technology combined. more than 90% of this device was handmade and fabricated right here. talk about mid-in america. engineers like joseph conceive of a part and third generation machinist robin best fab indicates it. >> he wants perfection. he wants things to be built the way they are designed. >> they have no choice because miles beneath the surface of the ocean there can be snow more gin for error. especially when trying to solve one of their great aviation mysteries. >> a concord police officer charged with burglary and elder abuse of a taking drugs from a senior complex has resigned.
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the 29-year-old made his first court appearance yesterday. he's being held on $400,000 bail. he is accused. entering a senior housing complex called the heritage and stealing the prescription drug norco from residents. he's schedule for arraignment on tuesday. 37 badly needed officers join the oakland police department yesterday. the largest-of group of recruits to graduate and one of the most diverse. officials also said it was the largest crowd ever to pass the scottish white center. the graduates survived six weeks of training at the academy. including the graduates there are now 659 in the ranks. experts say oakland needs 900-plus to properly serve the city. they will start six months of field training. their training begins the same day oakland mayor jean quan plans to hold a meeting on
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safety. it talks about connecting residents to jobs and improving work within the school system. today's meeting is today and free child care will be provided. happening today, san jose's vietnamese community will unveil a new memorial wall honoring seven men who died in the vietnam war. it will include a marching band, a salute and moment of silence. families of the honored men will also receive a balloon to be released after the biographies are red. senator bash are you boxer and mayor chuck read are expected to attend. it gets underway at 10:00 at the vet museum on central road in san jose. as california schools revalue top adjust to new state standards, the exploratorium in san francisco is ahead of the curve. the museum is working with a local school district on a pine nearing program that combines language and science. they show us how hands on
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learning works. >> are you guys ready to be careful observers today? >> yeah. >> when you think of learning english, you might not think of snail but snails can be effective teachers or teacher aids. this is a school in sonoma. 15% of the students here speak spanish as their primary language at home. the range of english skills in this third grade class varies widely. but the excitement created by hands-on science is crossing the language barrier. >> i think it's pretty cool. >> they are working with the school district to use science as a tool for improving english. students design their own experiments to find out about snail behavior. >> this one is coming out of here. >> the teacher has a huge role in this but it's a different role than standing up and giving all the information to the students. it's really engaging the learner
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in taking their own responsibility for their learning. >> we are trying to figure out if the snail can get out of the maze. >> kids are messing around with stuff, trying to figure out what's going on with it and once their curiosity is activated then they want to learn more. me want to learn the academic words to go along with what they are seeing. >> did it go in or -- >> yeah, it closed. it closed. >> okay. many of these third graders have been getting this kind of less son since kindergarten. but a number of studies say most elementary schools offer little science and kids with lesseninglish schools get less. that's why they are working with sonoma valley for six years fine-tuning the program so this program want be replicated around the country. each box is full of everything a teacher needs to make a wide variety of science lessons come alive. the money for all of this is
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from private foundationings and the u.s. department of education. this year the program is even expand to go preschool. >> look underneath. >> it started out as a project for english language learners but has grown to a program that accommodates all kinds of language and programs because everyone needs support with learning an academic language. >> this is the an tenia. >> that was dan ashley reporting. the exploratorium is our official partner. and they are about to celebrate one year on the waterfront. coming up a week from sunday join dan ashley as abc7 presents more to explore, what keeps visitors coming back to learn more. that's at 6:30 p.m. still ahead on the is the day morning news, an east bay student who has been overlooked and underestimate mated now being recruited by some of of the nation's most prestigious universities. and taking a live look outside right now. the view from our east bay hills
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cam. lisa argen will have our forecast in just a few minutes.
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>> welcome back. we have a new indicator of just how deep the california drought has become. this video is from huntington lake east of fresno. it's blanketed with snow from the recent storm but it's only at a third of its capacity. huntington lake is known as one of the best lakes for sailing, but yesterday one of the biggest events, the regatta, was cancelled for the first time in 60 years. here's a picture of huntington lake from last week before the storms. and with the snowpack, just 32% of normal, the lake is not expected to get much higher than this. tough images to look at but we
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know that's the case. >> looks like probably the storm door is closing. that probably was it for us. we are looking at more summer-like weather in the extended outlook right here right now this is emeryville at 49 degrees. in the mid-60s this afternoon with a light northwest winds. but changes keep coming after that. i'll have them for you coming up. >> thanks, lisa. spoiling the dodgers opening day. the giants made sure the show was over early in
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education reporter has his story. >> he's been a stellar student at oakland tech. today he's a rock star among his friends. that's because he has been offered a spot at some of the top universities. >> yale, brown, columbia. >> the acceptance list is too long to include in this broadcast. it was inside the classroom that he began the path to success. >> my whole life people have been telling me to stay on this path and every single fall -- the cards will fall the way you want them to. >> he tells us all too often he has been judged and overlooked by his appearance. few believes him when he tells them his gpa, a 5.0, and scored 2100 on the s. a. t.. for those who doubt him, he keeps a picture of his grades and his s. a. t. scores stored on his smartphone. yep, i'm now a believer. as an oakland teen he's witnessed several shootings and missed being a victim himself.
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one night his brother invited him to a party, but he skipped it because he had to write an essay. >> so i had to finish that, and he asked me that around six. at nine i got a call that he had got shot and like four others. >> both his parents work in oakland. his mother is the principal at piedmont avenue elementary. his mother said the one thing she wants everyone to know about his son is how humble he is. >> when are you getting your scores? and he said, well, i got them back. >> and i'm like how did you do? i got a 2100. and i'm like, wow, really? you have to tell me! >> not only is he academically smart, he plays three instruments and is an outstanding baseball player. >> every school that he applied to is already division i so he wasn't a step down as far as
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baseball is concerned. >> yale is talking to him about joining the baseball team. he will either pick yale or brown, premed or prelaw. let's just say this very focused teen is for the first time in his life undecided. in oakland, lyanne melendez, abc7 news. >> congratulations to him. such a bright future ahead. it's 5:48. a bright, sunny day ahead for all of us. >> that's right. starting out kind of cloudy now, even with some fog. but it will brighten up and we will see a return to the sunny skies of the past. here's a look at live doppler 7hd where there are clouds not only along the coast, but sneaking into some of the protected valleys. temperatures are cooler. we are seeing more clear sky in the north bay. and we will look for the clouds to hang on for the next several hours. here's a look from our exploratorium camera, where temperatures this morning are ranging from the upper 40s. even some mid-40s. los gatos, 50 in san jose.
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redwood city at 49 degrees. from our roof camera, it is kind of cool in the city but much cooler across the north bay with 48 in santa rosa. concord 45. livermore, 48 for you. it's been a nice stretch of the cool and wet weather. we've needed it. anywhere from about 40 to 50% of normal. so still, yeah, not what we want to hear, but this morning starting out with the gray sky. half-mile, quarter mile visibility santa rosa. at the coast it is a little bit better. and temperatures are cool, 8 degrees cooler in the north bay with two to three degrees cooler from livermore to mountain view this morning, as well as oakland. sutro camera, our forecast highlights then partly cloudy skies with the patchy fog. we will look for a sunny and warmer part of the weekend. that heads our way tomorrow. the flow turns offshore. today some gusty onshore winds out of the northwest. we will look for much warmer days into monday and tuesday. even wednesday looking still warm for our inland east bay.
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so here is the setup. we've got high pressure. it is situated off the coast. and finally exerting itself today as we see sunny skies. yesterday the showers really did stick around. we almost had .4 in san francisco. so certainly more beneficial rain. but not for today. it will be clear. nice and sunny in los angeles at 71 degrees. tahoe warming to 50. sacramento already into the low 70s. so we will look for the swells to continue to build tomorrow. it will be kind of dangerous out there. so be careful. it's a long period swell. northwest winds anywhere from 15 to 25 miles an hour. 67 today in san rafael and upper 60 for vallejo. low to mid-60s in san francisco and oakland. tomorrow the changes come in very significantly. today if you are headed over to the east bay we are looking at a
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sunny afternoon for oakland with low to mid-60s. not an exhibition game. we have to switch that. but it is the mariners, i have that right. but we are looking at clouds to sun today and then your 80 tomorrow inland with mid-60s on the coast. but look at the 70s more monday, tuesday, and the accuweather seven-day forecast shows the cool down come thursday and friday with a switch to more of an on shore push. it will be nice. but it was nice to see all that rain. >> yes. now it's what we want but not what we need. >> yes. >> thank you, lisa. in sports this afternoon, madison bumgarner starts for the giants in l.a. against the dodgers. first pitch at 1:10. yesterday san francisco won their third straight road game, ruining their rivals opening day. abc7 sports director larry beil has the highlights in this morning's sports. >> good morning, everybody. the dodgers held their home opener yesterday in l.a. for unstable air mass intents and purposes it was over in half an inning. the giants ruined the day,
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spoiling the afternoon for their rivals. vince scully, beginning his 675th season as a dodgers broadcaster. handing off the first pitch to legend sandy koufax. first inning michael morris, then brandon belt, then ryan vogelsong ellison, the opposing pitcher and angel all knocked in runs off the pitcher. 6-0 giants after one. they should have started koufax. giants go ton to win 8-4. they are now 4-1 this season. the a's-mariners game postponed because of poor conditions. the tarp was not on the infield when it rained overnight. leaving it spungy. the manager looks like he was stepping into a sandbox. the field ruled too dangerous to play on. extremely embarrassing for the a's and ground crews. a's gm said, quote, this was an unfortunate misinterpretation of the forecast. you think? with seven games left in the regular season, the warriors trying to lock down the six spot
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in the west. the immediate task, take care of lowly sacramento. once again, no andrew bogut or david lee. kings shot only 18% in the first half. steph curry, nice pass. harrison barns with authority! kings were down 32 at the half. come on! show up! klay thompson had 21 to lead the way. and he was just warming up! post rising travis outlaw with the left hand to the face and the dunk with the right. 12 for mo. warriors 102, kings just watching, 69. suns fight fourth eighth spot in the west facing portland. look at joe green, the backboard pass. throws it to himself. like right out of the schoolyard. joe green had 32 as the suns were victorious. 109-93. decide for eighth in memphis. second round of the his major on
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the >> and mike shumann will have all of your weekend highlights today at five, six, nine and eleven. have great weekend, everybody! i'm larry beil. neck, growing in popularity and it's not just play by harry potter. the bay area teen gearing up for this weekend's world
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>> happening today, athletes from san jose state university will be in myrtle beach to compete in the quidditch world cup. the team received their first-ever invitation to compete in the seventh world cup of the harry potter-based sport in south carolina. the event is the largest for quidditch and hosts the top 80 teams in the world. san jose state is the first team in the c. s. u. system to be invited. next on the abc7 saturday morning news at six, how thousands of people may have been exposed to measles after a local student is diagnosed with the disease. and frustrated fans at the coliseum. the a's getting flack for the reason they postponed last night's game.
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>> good morning. i'm katie marzullo. so glad to have you with us at 6:00 a.m. on saturday. we will start you off with a quick look at the weather. here's meteorologist lisa argen. good morning. >> good morning. starting out with partly cloudy skies. some fog around the bay. and that will stay with us for the next couple hours. impacting the visibility along the coast where it is milder in the low 50s. but it's cool in the low 40s north bay. and in between hayward you have 45. good morning san ramon, 42 for you. so as you go through the morning hours, temperatures will slowly climb to seasonal averages today. la


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